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Dr. Md Anwarul  Abedin
Dr. Md Anwarul Abedin

Professor Contact No : +8801718031462
Department of Soil Science Email : m.a.abedin@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Agriculture ResearchGate Google Scholar
 
Research Interest:   Sustainable agriculture, Soil health, Food security, Plant nutrient management in soil. Climate change and community based adaptation, disaster (arsenic, salinity, drought, floods) risks reduction and resilience, coastal zone management. Heavy metal pollution especially; arsenic and cadmium and its impact and remediation in soil, water and plant system. Water scarcity: safe water supply and access for the rural community. 
Visiting Scholar
Northumbria University
UK
Post-Doc
Kyoto University
Japan
PhD
Kyoto University
Japan
MS
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
B.Sc.Ag (hons.)
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
HSC
Rajshahi College
Bangladesh
SSC
Harimohan Govt High School
Bangladesh
Total Number:  11
 

On-going

  1. Principal Investigator (PI) of a project entitled “Determination of Critical Limit of Nutrients for Soils and Crops” funded by World Bank and Government of Bangladesh, March. 2018 – Feb. 2021.
  2. Collaborator of a project entitled “Impact of climate change, Land use land cover, and socio-economic dynamics on landslides in South and East Asia” funded by International Science Council (ICSU), October 2019 to December 2020.

Completed

  1. Consortium member of a project entitled “Disaster Prevention/Mitigation Measures against Floods and Storm Surges in Bangladesh” funded by JICA-JST, Japan from April, 2014- March 2019.
  2. PI of a project entitled “Climate change, water and conflict nexus: Gender based adaptation measures in coastal Bangladesh” funded by DECCMA and CARIAA, Canada, November 2017 – March 2018.
  3. Principal Investigator (PI) of a project entitled “Nutrient Dynamics of Water in Shrimp Farm of Southwest Coastal Ecosystem in Bangladesh” funded by Kurita Water and Environment Foundation, Japan from October 2017 to September 2018.
  4. Country Leader of a project entitled “Smart water solution in Bengal Delta” funded by Keio University, Japan, April 2017 to March 2018.
  5. PI of a project entitled “Coping with Flash flood: Potentials of promising Crop Production Practices for North-eastern Haor Areas of Bangladesh” funded by UGC, Bangladesh from Jul. 2017–Jun. 2018.
  6. PI of a project entitled “Adoption of Drought Tolerant Rice Varieties in Northwestern Bangladesh: Constraints and Measures at farmers’ level” funded by BAURES, BAU from Jan. 2017–Dec. 2018.
  7. Member of work package-5 entitled “ESPA Deltas: Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas funded by DFID, ESRC, NERC and LWEC from October 2013 to December 2016.
  8. PI of a project entitled “Climate change, water insecurity, health adaptation in southwestern coastal Bangladesh” funded by BAURES, BAU from July 2015 – June, 2016.
  9. Co-Investigator of a project entitled “Climate change, soil health and food security: Looking through the lens of salinity in Southwest coast of Bangladesh” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh from July 2014 to June 2015.

Consultency work

1. "Implication of ICT in Flash Flood Management: A Case Study of Sunamganj district, Bangladesh” funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan from June 2016 – December, 2016.

Total Number:  10
 
  • Delivered lecture and conduct class on “Community Development in Asia: focus on environment and disaster management” as a part of undergrads course at Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies of Kyoto University, Japan, 2012-2013
  • Delivered lecture and conduct class on “Community Governance and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia” as a part of GCOE-HSE course of graduate student, Kyoto University, Japan, 2012
  • Certificate course on “Human Security Engineering” offered by Global Centre for Education and Research on Human Security Engineering for Asian megacities, Kyoto University, Japan, 2011
  • Training on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Bangladesh, 2005.
  • Training on “Project Cycle Management and TAPP Preparation” by Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Bangladesh, 2005.
  • Training on “Scientific Report Writing” by Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Bangladesh, 2005.
  • Training Course on “Awhere ACT and Bangladesh Country Almanac” by BARC in collaboration with CIMMYT, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006.
  • Post Graduate Certificate Course on “Seed Technology” by Seed Pathology Centre, BAU, Bangladesh, 2006.
  • Training on “Web Page Design and Hosting” by Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Bangladesh, 2006 
Professor
25 Sep, 2015 -
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Associate Professor
25 Sep, 2011 - 24 Sep, 2015
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
25 Sep, 2006 - 24 Sep, 2011
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Lecturer
25 Sep, 2004 - 24 Sep, 2006
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  70
 

Books:

  1. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). 2013. Water insecurity: A social dilemma. Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13. Pp 303. ISBN: 978-1-78190-882-2.
  2. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin, Abu Wali Raghib Hassan and Rajib Shaw (Eds.) (2015). Food security and risk reduction in Bangladesh. Springer, Japan, Pp 273. ISBN: 978-4-431-55410-3 (Print) 978-4-431-55411-0 (Online). DOI 10.1007/978-4-431-55411-0.

Book Chapters:

2019

  1. M A Abedin and Mohammad Golam Kbria. 2019. Resilience to Water Related Disasters: Risks, Vulnerabilities and Coping Strategies in Dhaka. Urban Drought: Emerging Water Challenges in Asia, Bhaswati Ray and Rajib Shaw (eds.), Springer, pp DOI: 113-129, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8947-3_8.
  2. M A Abedin, Bhaswati Ray, Mohammad Golam Kibriaand Rajib Shaw. 2019. Smart water solutions to address salinity, drinking water and health issues in coastal Bangladesh. : Public Health and Disaster: Health Emergency and   Disaster Risk Management (H-EDRM) in Asia. Emily Ying Yang Chan and Rajib Shaw (eds.), Springer (Inpress).

2018

2017

  1. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2017. Constraints and coping measures of coastal community toward safe drinking water scarcity in Southwestern Bangladesh. Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: Potentials and Challenges, Rajib Shaw, Takako Izumi, and Koichi Shiwaku (eds.), Elsevier, USA. pp 431-450. ISBM 978-0-12-812711-7.

2016

  1. Parvin Gulsan, Md. Hashan Ali, Kumiko Fujita, A. Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw. 2016. Land use change in Southwestern coastal Bangladesh-Consequence to Food and Water Supply. Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction Practice and Cases from a Global Perspective, Banba, Michiko, Shaw, Rajib (Eds.), Springer, 381-401, doi 10.1007/978-4-431-56442-3_20.
  2. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2016. Food security, climate change adaptation, and disaster risk. Sustainable development and disaster risk reduction, Juha I. Uitto and Rajib Shaw [editors]. Springer, Japan pp,87-101, DOI 10.1007/978-4-431-55078-5_6 .

2015

  1. M A Abedin and Umma Habiba. 2015. People and community actions on food security. Food security and risk reduction in Bangladesh. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin, Abu Wali Raghib Hassan and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Springer, Japan, 157-171, DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55411-0_9.
  2. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2015. Future approaches of food security, sustainable development, environment and resource management and disaster risk reduction. Food security and risk reduction in Bangladesh. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin, Abu Wali Raghib Hassan and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Springer, Japan, pp 255-273, DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55411-0_14.
  3. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2015. Introduction and overview of food security and risk reduction issues. Food security and risk reduction in Bangladesh. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin, Abu Wali Raghib Hassan and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Springer, Japan, pp 1-17, DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55411-0_1.
  4. Abu Zofar Md. Moslehuddin, M A Abedin, Mostafa A R Hossain and Umma Habiba. 2015. Soil Health and food security: Perspective from southwestern coastal region of Bangladesh. Food security and risk reduction in Bangladesh. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin, Abu Wali Raghib Hassan and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Springer, Japan, pp 187-212, DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55411-0_11.

2013

  1. M A Abedin, and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh: Contemporary Alarm and Future Strategy. Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh. Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam (eds.). pp. 191-216. Doi. 10.1007/978-4-431-54252-0_9, Springer, Japan.
  2. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Gender and Climate Change: Impacts and Coping Mechanisms of Women and Special Vulnerable Groups. Climate Change Adaptation Actions in Bangladesh. Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam (eds.). pp 165-184. Doi. 10.1007/978-4-431-54249-0_10, Springer, Japan.
  3. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Agricultural Adaptation in Coastal Zone of Bangladesh. Climate Change Adaptation Actions in Bangladesh. Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam (eds.). pp 207-225. Doi. 10.1007/978-4-431-54249-0_12, Springer, Japan
  4. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Global Context of Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater Aquifers. Water insecurity: A social dilemma. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13: 23-49. doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000013008
  5. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Community Level Arsenic Mitigation Practices in Southwestern part of Bangladesh. Water insecurity: A social dilemma. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13: 51-73. doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000013009
  6. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Salinity Scenario in Mekong, Ganges and Indus River Delta. Water insecurity: A social dilemma. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13: 115-138. doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000013012
  7. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Lessons, Challenges and Future Perspective of Water I Water insecurity: A social dilemma. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13: 287-303. doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000013018
  8. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Salinity Induced Livelihood Stress in Southwestern part of Banglades Water insecurity: A social dilemma. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13: 139-165. doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000013013
  9. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Defining Water Insecurity. Water insecurity: A social dilemma. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw (Eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 13: 3-20. doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000013007
  10. Umma Habiba, M A Abedin, and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Disaster Education in Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges. Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh. Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam (eds.). pp 307-330. Doi. 10.1007/978-4-431-54252-0_14, Springer, Japan.
  11. Umma Habiba, Rajib Shaw and M A Abedin. 2013. Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh. Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh. Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam (eds.). pp 259-279. Doi. 10.1007/978-4-431-54252-0_12, Springer, Japan.

2012

  1. M A Abedin, Umma Habiba and Rajib Shaw. 2012. Impacts of Salinity, Arsenic and Drought in South-western Bangladesh. Environment Disaster Linkages: Rajib Shaw and Tran Phong (eds.). Emerald Publishers, UK. Vol. 9: 165-193. ISSN: 2040-7262/doi:10.1108/S2040-7262(2012)0000009016.

Journal papers:

  1. M A Abedin, Andrew E. Collins, U Habiba and Rajib Shaw. 2019. Climate Change, Water Insecurity and Health Adaptation in Southwestern Bangladesh. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. 10 (1): 28-42. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13753-018-0211-8
  2. Sohel Rana, Tahsina Sharmin Hoque, M A Abedin. 2019. Improving Growth And Yield Performance Of Cauliflower Through Foliar Application Of Moringa Leaf Extract As A Bio-Stimulant. Acta Scientifica Malaysia, 3(2): 07-12.
  3. Islam AKMM, Hasan MM, Yeasmin S, Abedin M A, Kader MA, Rashid MH, Anwar MP. 2019. Bioassay screening of tropical tree sawdust for allelopathic properties and their field performance against paddy weeds. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture 4(3): 906–915. doi: 10.5455/faa.54326
  4. M A Abedin and U Habiba. 2018. Coping with Flashflood under changing climate in Northeastern haor areas of Bangladesh; Potentials of promising crop production practices. Journal of Regional Problems (Special issue in Russia). 21: 3(1), 40-50. http://rp.icarp-febras.ru/index.php/RP/article/viewFile/503/407
  5. T Aktar, M R Rahman, M A Abedin and A H M J Alam, 2018. Determination of economic efficiency of deep placement and foliar application of urea fertilizer through the performance of boro rice cv. BRRI dhan29. Res. Agric. Livest. Fish. 5 (2): 157-164. https://doi.org/10.3329/ralf.v5i2.38053
  6. N J Jhilik, T S Hoque, A Z M Moslehuddin and M A Abedin. 2018. Nutritional improvement of wheat by foliar application of moringa leaf extract. Fundam Appl Agric 3(3): 565–572. doi: 10.5455/faa.301667
  7. N J Jhilik, T S Hoque, A Z M Moslehuddin and M A Abedin. 2017. Effect of foliar application of moringa leaf extract on growth and yield of late sown wheat. Asian J. Med. Biol. Res., 3 (3), 323 - 329; doi: 10.3329/ajmbr.v3i3.34520
  8. A K Biswas, T S Hoque and M A Abedin. 2016. Effects of moringa leaf extract on growth and yield of maize. Progressive Agriculture. 27 (2): 136 – 143. DOI: 10.3329/pa.v27i2.29322
  9. I H Manik, M A Abedin, M R Rahman, T Chakrobarty, S B Jaman, M A Noor and R Sultana. 2016. Reducing urea demand for rice crop through foliar application of urea in Boro season. Agric. Livest. Fish. 3 (1): 79 – 85. DOI: 10.3329/ralf.v3i1.27860
  10. M A Abedin and Shaw R. 2015. The role of university networks in disaster risk reduction: Perspective from coastal Bangladesh. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 13: 381-389 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.08.001
  11. Attila N. Lazar, Derek Clarke, Helen Adams, Abdur Razzaque Akanda, Sylvia Szabo, Robert J. Nicholls, Zoe Matthews, Dilruba Begum, Abul Fazal M. Saleh, M A Abedin, Andres Payo Garcia, Peter Kim Streatfield, Craig Hutton, M. Shahjahan Mondal, Abu Zofar Md. Moslehuddin. Agricultural livelihoods in coastal Bangladesh under climate and environmental change - A model framework, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 17(6): 1018-1031. 10.1039/C4EM00600C
  12. M A Abedin and M. Jahiruddin. 2015. Waste generation and management in Bangladesh: An overviewAsian J. Med. Biol. Res. 2015, 1 (1), 114-120. http://www.ebupress.com/journal/ajmbr/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/07/17_Md-Anwarul-Abedin_Waste-Generation.pdf
  13. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. Safe water adaptability for salinity, arsenic and drought risks in southwest of Bangladesh. Risk, Hazards and crisis in Public Policy. 4(2): 62-82. DOI: 10.1002/rhc3.12033
  14. M A Abedin, Habiba, U. and Shaw, R. Community perception and adaptation to safe water scarcity: Salinity, arsenic and drought risks in coastal Bangladesh. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 5:110–124. DOI 10.1007/s13753-014-0021-6
  15. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. Arsenic Removal from Contaminated Groundwater by Zero Valent Iron: A Mechanistic and Long-Term Performance Study. Soils and Foundations. 51(3): 369-377. Doi. http://dx.doi.org/10.3208/sandf.51.369.
  16. M A Abedin. Adsorption of Arsenic onto Zero Valent Iron: Batch and Column Study. Int. J. Sustain. Agril. Tech. 7(8): 01-06. http://gscience.gurpukur.com/product_info.php?cPath=6_193_243&products_id=1203
  17. M Hossain, M R Islam, M Jahiruddin, M A Abedin, S Islam and A A Meharg. Effects of Arsenic-Contaminated Irrigation Water on Growth, Yield, and Nutrient Concentration in Rice. Journal of Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 39(1 & 2): 302 –313. Doi. 10.1080/00103620701759335
  18. U Habiba, M A Islam, M. Jahiruddin and M A Abedin. Relationship between grain yield and other plant characters in spring wheat as examined with correlation and path co-efficient analysis. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 6 (1):45-48.
  19. M A Abedin, M Jahiruddin, M R Islam and M Hossain. Study on arsenic availability in soil as influenced by phosphorus and iron. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture & Environment. 2(1): 25-31.
  20. M A Abedin, M. Hossain, S. Karmakar and U. Habiba. Phosphorus availability in soil in relation to arsenic and iron. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 4(2): 169-172.
  21. U Habiba, M A Abedin, M A Hossain and S Karmakar. Study on yield, biomass and nitrogen use efficiency of different spring wheat genotypes. Bangladesh J Crop Sci. 17(2): 461-465.
  22. M Z Zaman, M A Abedin, M Hossain, M M R Jahangir and M K Samim. Response of inbred and hybrid rice to different fertilizers. Bangladesh J of Crop Sci. 16(2): 315-318.
  23. M Hossain, M R Islam, M Jahiruddin, M A Abedin and S Islam. Effect of sodium added through irrigation water in rice-rice cropping sequence. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science. 11(2): 349-354.
  24. M S I Mondol, M A R Sarker, M A Abedin and A Mahmud. Effect of added phosphorus on different varieties of Mungbean in Old Brahmaputra floodplain. Bangladesh J Crop Sci. 16(2): 349-352.
  25. M K Rohman, A Hossain, M Hossain and M A Abedin. Effect of irrigation and added nitrogen on growth and yield of hybrid maize (PACIFIC11). Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 3(1): 89-92
  26. M S Islam, M J Abedin Mian, M Hossain and M A Abedin. Effect of organic manure on the yield of rice in presence of inorganic fertilizer. Journal of the Bangladesh Society for Agricultural science and Technology. 2(2&3): 65-68.

Proceedings:

(Double blind peer reviewed)

  1. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Integrated Community Based Risk Reduction Approach of Water Scarcity: Perspective from Salinity, Arsenic and Drought Impacts in Southwestern Part of Bangladesh. Proceeding of 9th Annual International Conference of the International Institute
for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. pp E1.1. 1-8. ISBN Number 978-1-921897-73-3.
  2. M A Abedin, Toru Inui, Takeshi Katsumi and Masashi Kamon. 2010. Removal of arsenic from Groundwater by sand and zero valent iron mixture: Batch and column study. Sixth International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics. The Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi, India, pp. 840-846. ISBN: 13:978-0-07-070716-0.
  3. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi and Toru Inui. 2009. Column experiment using zero valent iron to remove arsenic from groundwater. Proceeding of International Joint Symposium on Geodisaster Prevention and Geoenvironment in Asia. N. Yasufuku, K. Omine, T. Mukunoki and K. Kasama (eds.), Fukuoka, Japan, pp. 199-204. ISBN: 978-4–903554–56–3.
  4. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. 2009. Zero valent iron to remove the arsenic contamination from natural groundwater: Batch and column experiment, Advances in Environmental Geotechnics – Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geoenvironmental Engineering, China, Chen, X. Tang, and Z. Zhan (eds.), Springer and Zhejiang University Press, pp.515-520. ISBN: 978–7–308–06597–9.
  5. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi and Toru Inui. 2009. Remediation of natural arsenic contamination in groundwater using zero valent iron. Annuals of Disas. Prev. Res. Inst., Kyoto Univ., Kyoto, Japan, No. 52B, 365-370. http://www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/nenpo/no52/ronbunB/a52b0p38.pdf

 (Peer reviewed)

  1. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2013. Risk assessment of water scarcity: Perspective from salinity, arsenic and drought impacts in southwestern part of Bangladesh. Regional Conference of the International Geographical Union, Kyoto, Japan. (Abstract accepted).
  2. M A Abedin and Rajib Shaw. 2012. Safe water adaptability for salinity, arsenic and drought risks in southwestern Bangladesh. Proceeding of 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos, Switzerland. pp 11-14.
  3. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. 2010. Performance of Sand and Zero valent iron mixture for the treatment of naturally arsenic contaminated groundwater: Laboratory column studies and solid phase characterization. Proceeding of 9th International Conference on Geo-Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, pp. 139-144.
  4. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. 2010. Efficiency of sand and zero valent iron mixture bed to remove arsenic from naturally contaminated groundwater. 2nd International Symposium on Health Hazards of Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater and its Countermeasure, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan, pp. 161-165.
  5. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. 2010. Arsenic removal from groundwater using zero valent iron in presence of iron and phosphorus. The 45th Japan National Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, The Japanese Geotechnical Society, Japan, pp. 1935-1936.
  6. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. 2009. Arsenic mitigation in groundwater using zero valent iron technology. Proceeding of 9th Canada-France-Japan-Korea Conference on Geo-environmental Engineering, Vancouver, Canada. 
  7. http://gee2009.civil.ubc.ca/GEE2009- Vancouver%20Canada%20Abstract%20Proceeding.pdf.
  8. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. 2009. Batch and column experiments on the removal of the arsenic contamination from natural groundwater using zero valent iron. Proceedings of the 3rd Japan-Malaysia Symposium on Geohazards and Geoenvironmental Engineering-Geo technical and Ecological Environmental Management for Global Sustainability, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 119-124.
  9. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Masashi Kamon and Toru Inui. Arsenic disaster in Bangladesh and its impact on human health and food chain. Proceeding of the 4th Vietnamese & Japanese Students’ Scientific Exchange Conference. Kyoto, Japan, pp.267-268.
  10. M A Abedin, Takeshi Katsumi, Toru Inui and Masashi Kamon. Remediation of arsenic from naturally contaminated groundwater: An overview. Proceeding of the Eighth Japan-Korea-France Joint Seminar on Geo-environmental Engineering. Kyoto, Japan, pp. 149-154.
  11. U Habiba and M A Abedin. Genetic study on yield, biomass and nitrogen use efficiency of spring wheat. International Symposium on Plant Nutrition Meets Plant Breeding, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. (Abstract accepted).

 International Report

  1. Habiba, U., M. A. Abedin and Shaw, R. 2015. Policy review on Climate Change Education (CCE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Bangladesh. UNESCO, Paris.
Total Number:  50
 

International Seminars/Symposium/Conference/Workshop Attended

  1. Key note speech on "Water related coastal hazards in Bangladesh:Pragmatic actions of communities and local government" in Geohazards Risk Reduction Initiatives in South and South East Asia” 21-22nd November, 2019  at Delhi Technolocal University, Delhi, India.
  2. Invited speakter on "Indigenous Knowledge on Agricultural Climate Change adaptation: Evidence from Bangladesh" in Reginal Workshop on adaptation communication (Recognizing and communicating the contributions of indigenous and local Knowledge in the Hindu Kush Himalaya) from 29-30 August 2019 at Kathmandu, Nepal.
  3. Invited speakter on on "University networking as a tool to reduce disaster risk in Bangladesh" in International Conference on Silk-Road Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development" 11-12 May, 2019 at Beijing, China
  4. Invited speaker on “Climate Change Innovation and Resilience for Sustainable Agriculture: Evidence from Southwest Coast of Bangladesh” in International conference on India Biodiversity Meet 2019 from 14-16 February 2019 at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India.
  5. Invited speaker on “Water related coastal hazards in Bangladesh: Pragmatic actions of communities and local governments” in International Workshop on “Communities and Governments in Dealing with Risks in Society: China and Japan” March 24-25, 2018, Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan.
  6. Key note paper on “Community based Initiatives and Innovations for Resilience Agriculture: Evidence from the Southwest Coast of Bangladesh” in 4th Sub-regional workshop on community resilience to climate change in the Bay of Bengal at Dhaka, Bangladesh
  7. Participated and presented in the 3rd Joint Coordinating Committee in Japan under Research on Disaster prevention/mitigation measures against flood and storm surges in Bangladesh at Kyoto University, Japan during 1-2 February, 2017.
  8. Invited and presented National Science and Technology Plan for DRR in Bangladesh in The 2nd Workshop to Strengthen Scientific Advisory Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan during 16-17 January 2017.
  9. Invited and participated as an expert in Regional Innovation Forun at Bangkok, Thailand during 6-7 December, 2016.
  10. Invited as country representative and presented paper on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh: Progresses and Challenges in Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction implemented by by, DBAR, IRDR IPO, IRDR CHINA, SDIM and RADI at Sanya, China during 1-2 December, 2016. 
  11. Participated and presented in The 1st Workshop to Strengthen Scientific Advisory Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction at Bangkok, Thailand during 25-26 August 2016
  12. Participated and presented in 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction: Science-Policy dialogue for Implementation of the Sendai Framework, UNISDR, Bangkok, Thailand during 23-24 August 2016.
  13. Participated and presented paper in Adaptation Future 2016: Practices and Solutions Conference at Rotterdam, The Netherlands, during 10-13 May, 2016.
  14. Participated and presented paper in The 12th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2016 at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, during 7-8 March, 2016.
  15. Invited and participated in a PARR Culmination Meeting at Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, during 24-26 March 2015.
  16. Invited and presented paper in the Regional Workshop “Lessons Learned and Knowledge Sharing on Developing Policies, Action Plans and Models using LINKS on Hydro-meteorological Hazards” at AIM Conference Center, Manila, Philippines, during 18 – 20 August 2014.
  17. Participated and presented paper in the Regional Conference of the International Geographical Union at Kyoto International Conference Centre, Kyoto, Japan, during 4-9 August, 2013.
  18. Participated and presented paper in the 9th Annual International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction in Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, during 8-10 July, 2013.
  19. Participated as a national author of Bangladesh an expert consultation on developing guidelines on climate change education at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, during 8-10 April, 2013.
  20. Participated and presented paper in Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science Conference in Hiroshaki University, Japan during 17-19 September, 2012.
  21. Participated and presented paper in the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos, Switzerland during 26-30 August, 2012.
  22. Participated and presented paper in the 9th International Conference on Geo-Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea during May 7-8, 2010.
  23. Participated and presented paper in the 2nd International Symposium on Health Hazards of Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater and its Countermeasure, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan during May 22-23, 2010.
  24. Participated and presented paper in the 6th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics. The Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi, India during November 8-12, 2010.
  25. Participated and presented paper in the 45th Japan National Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, The Japanese Geotechnical Society, Japan during August 18-20, 2010.
  26. Participated and presented paper in the International Joint Symposium on Geodisaster Prevention and Geoenvironment in Asia. Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan during November 24-25, 2009.
  27. Participated and presented paper in the International Symposium on Geoenvironmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, China during September 8-10, 2009.
  28. Participated and presented paper in the 3rd Japan-Malaysia Symposium on Geohazards and Geoenvironmental Engineering-Geo technical and Ecological Environmental Management for Global Sustainability, Kyoto, Japan during.
  29. Participated and presented paper in the 4th Vietnamese & Japanese Students’ Scientific Exchange Conference. Kyoto, Japan during October 27-28, 2009.
  30. Participated and presented paper in the Eighth Japan-Korea-France Joint Seminar on Geo-environmental Engineering-2008 held at University of Kyoto, Japan during June 12-14, 2008.
  31. Participated and presented a poster entitled “Genetic study on yield, biomass and nitrogen use efficiency of spring wheat” in the International Symposium on Plant Nutrition Meets Plant Breeding held at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany during September 26-28, 2006.

Note: A good number (50) of International Seminars/Symposium/Conference/ Training Workshop are attended as key note speaker, invited speaker, session chair, resource person and paper presenter in Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippine, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and United Kingdom. 

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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Zilla Parishad Award The People's Republic of Bangladesh Government Merit Award 1995
Professor Karim Memorial Trust Award Bangladesh Agricultural University Merit award 2005
VLIR-UOS Scholarship VLIR-UOS Scholarship Program M. Sc. Program in Physical Land Resources 2007
Post-Graduate Scholarship Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Environmental Studies 2007-2011
Post Doctoral Fellowship Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Environmental Studies 2011-2013
PARR Fellowship International START Secretariat, Washington, DC, USA Disaster management 2014
Visiting Scholar British Council Researchers Links, UK Disaster management 2014-2015
Best Publication Award Bangladesh Agricultural University Teacher’s Council Role of University Networks 2016
Research Grant Award KURITA Water and Environment Foundation Nutrient Dynamics of Water in Shrimp Farm of Southwest Coastal Ecosystem in Bangladesh 2017
Best Presentation Award Bangladesh Agricultural University Research Sysatem Annual Workshop 2019
Membership Type Organization
Life member Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB)
Life member Bangladesh JSPS Alumni Association
Member International START Secretariat
Coordinator University Networks, Bangladesh
Editorial Board Journal of Plant Biotechnology Reports, Springer
Member DBAR Disaster Working Group, China
Member Disaster and Development Network, Northumbria University, UK