Department of Geology
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||Hydrogeology||Department of Geological Sciences, University College London, University of London||United Kingdom||1994|
|Masters||Hydrogeology||Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||Bangladesh||1985|
|Bachelor||Geology||Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||Bangladesh||1980|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Groundwater Consultant||2030 Water Resources Group, The World Bank||01, Jan 2019||Currently Working|
|Chairman of||Department of Geology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||01, Jul 2016||30-06-2019|
|Expert Hydrogeologist,||IWMI||01, Jan 2016||01-01-2017|
|Project Coordinator/Senior Hydrogeologist||MAR for community water supply in coastal areas of Bangladesh, UNICEF Bangladesh||01, Jan 2012||01-06-2019|
|Hydrogeochemical Advisor||Phulbari Coal Mine Project EIA-ES, SMEC||Dhaka||01, Oct 2004||01-05-2005|
|Guest Editor||Journal of Applied Geochemistry (special issue on Natural Arsenic in Sedimentary Aquifers)||27, Mar 2004||27-05-2004|
|Professor||Department of Geology, Dhaka University||Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||28, Dec 2003||Currently Working|
|National Consultant (Hydrogeologist),||Asian Development Bank Mission for Review of Arsenic Status and Formulation of Mitigation Strategy||01, Oct 2003||01-12-2003|
|Associate Professor||Department of Geology, Dhaka University||Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||11, Jan 1999||27-12-2003|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Geology, Dhaka University||Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||30, Oct 1994||10-01-1999|
|Junior Hydrogeologist||Groundwater Hydrology, Bangladesh Water Development Board||01, Jan 1994||01-01-1995|
|Field Geologist||Hard Rock Survey for the Jamuna Bridge, Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority||01, Jan 1989||01-01-1990|
|Lecturer||Department of Geology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||26, Oct 1987||29-10-1994|
|Geologist||Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission||Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh||03, Sep 1985||25-10-1987|
|Water Planning||Harza Engineering Company International Ltd, USA.||15, Jan 1985||31-08-1985|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Masters||Geophysical and Hydrogeological Investigations to Fresh Water Zones in Dumuria Upazila, Khulna District||Dr. A S M Woobaidullah||Dr. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Md. Mosaddek Sadik||2019|
|Masters||Integrated Geoelectrical and Hydrogeological Assessment of Patharghata Upazila of Barguna District for Mapping Safe Water Sources||Dr. A S M Woobaidullah||Dr. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Mohammad Rahat Hasan||2019|
|Masters||Assessment of Hydrogeological Conditions of the Brahmaputra-Jamuna Flood Plain in Bangladesh||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. M Aziz Hasan||Ms Liza Akhter||2019|
|Masters||Assessment of spatial and vertical distribution patterns of major and trace elements in the aquifer systems of coastal regions of Bangladesh for inferring fresh-saline water interfaces||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. Anwar Zahid||Md. Opu Sarkar||2019|
|M.Phil||Vulnerability Assessment of Groundwater Resource in Cox's Bazar District, Bangladesh due to Influx of Displaced Rohingya Population||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman Khan||Md. Al-Amin||2019|
|M.Phil||Enhancing local capability for sustainable arsenic mitigation in Bangladesh||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman Khan||Jahid Alam||Current Year|
|Masters||Deciphering Aquifer Condition, Integrating Geophysical, Geological, Hydrochemical Data in Gowainghat Upazila, Sylhet||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Prof. Dr. A S M Woobaidullah.||Md Montasir Arafat Akif||2018|
|Masters||Delineation of safe water aquifer using geo-electric survey and hydrochemical analysis in Daudkandi upazila, Bangladesh||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. A S M Woobaidullah.||Ishrat Rahman||2018|
|Masters||Mapping of aquifer properties using Surface and Downhole Geophysical methods in order to assess impacts of excessive pumping on the aquifers of Ukhiya-Teknaf region||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. A S M Woobaidullah||Mohtasim Shahajad||2018|
|Masters||Evaluation of hydrogeological conditions through vertical electrical sounding (VES) survey at Assasuni Upazila, Satkhira, SW Bangladesh||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. A S M Woobaidullah|
|M.Phil||Evaluation of Hydrogeological Conditions of the Islands in and around the Meghna Estuary as Evidences for Occurrences of Offshore Groundwater Reserve||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman Khan||Ms Anarkali||Current Year|
|Ph.D.||Impact of Industrialization on groundwater system of Gazipur District, Bangladesh||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Prof. M Q Hassan, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka||Joawher Raza||Current Year|
|Ph.D.||Screening of tubewell arsenic in Bangladesh using technology||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hoque, School of the Environment Geography and Geosciences, University of Portsmouth, UK||Sean Feist||Current Year|
|Ph.D.||Factors controlling distribution of arsenic in the transboundary Bengal Aquifer System||DR. Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed||Dr. Abhijit Mukherjee, Department of Geology and Geophysics, IIT Khargpur, India.||Madhumita Chakraborty||Current Year|
|Ph.D.||Working on modeling for improving designs of ASTR systems in coastal Bangladesh||DR. KAZI MATIN UDDIN AHMED||Jointly with, Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands||Mohammad Imran Zaman|
|Ph.D.||Working on impacts of MAR on arsenic mobilization and immobilization in SW Bangladesh||DR. KAZI MATIN UDDIN AHMED||Dr. Boris, Department of Drinking Water, Technical University Delft||Mohammd Risalat Rafique||Current Year|
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|No project/research work is found|
|No invited talk is found|
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS)||Life Member||2000||Life Time|
|2||Geological Society of Bangladesh||Life Member||2000||Life Time|
|3||International Society of Groundwater for Sustainable Development||Executive Board Member||2005|
|4||Geological Society of India||Life Member||2001||Life Time|
|5||International Association of Hydrogeologists||Member||2000|
|6||The Geological Society of London||Overseas Fellow||2000|
Chakraborty, Madhumita,, Abhijit Mukherjee and K M Ahmed "Transboundary groundwater of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River delta system." Global groundwater: Source, scarcity, sustainability, security and solution. Mukherjee, A., Scanlon, B., Aureli, A., Langan, S., Guo, H., and McKenzie, A., (Eds Elsevier Paperback, 2020 129-141 .
Ahmed, K.M "Challenges of Sustainable Groundwater Development and Management in Bangladesh: Vision 2050." Global groundwater: Source, scarcity, sustainability, security and solution. Mukherjee, A., Scanlon, B., Aureli, A., Langan, S., Guo, H., and McKenzie, A., (Eds) Elsevier Paperback, 2020 425-438 .
M Hossain, P Bhattacharya, G Jacks,, K Ahmed and M Hasan, M von Brömssen, S Frape "Enhancing the capacity of local drillers for installing arsenic-safe drinking water wells—experience from Matlab, Bangladesh." Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability. 2016 630-631 .
A van Geen and K M Ahmed "Mitigation of the impact of groundwater arsenic on human health and rice yield in Bangladesh: Solutions for overcoming the current stagnation." Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability. 2016 pages 625-627 .
P Bhattacharya, M Hossain, G Jacks, K M Ahmed and M Hasan, M von Brömssen "Groundwater arsenic pollution." Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, May 11-16, 2014. 2014 881-885 .
K M Ahmed and S Sultana, M A Hasan, P Bhattacharya, M K Hasan, W G Burgess, M A Hoque "Groundwater quality of upper and lower Dupi Tila aquifers in the megacity Dhaka, Bangladesh." IAH Red Book, chapter Groundwater quality Management in a rapidly changing World. 2011 71-74 .
Sracek, Prosun Bhattacharya, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Mattias von Brömssen "Geochemistry of arsenic-enriched groundwater of Brahmanbaria district, Bangladesh: Speciation modeling and multivariate statistics.." Natural Arsenic in Groundwater: Occurrences, Remediation and Management. Jochen Bundshuh, Prosun Bhattacharya, D Chandrasekharam 2005 133-144 .
K M Ahmed "Groundwater Development and Management in the Semiarid Barind Tract, NW Bangladesh." Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Resources Management in Arid Regions (WaRMAR): Volume 2 - Groundwater Hydrology. V.P. Singh / M. Al-Rashed / M.M. Sheri 2002 363-384 .
John Chilton, Jeff Davies, Andrew Hughes, Kazi Matin Ahmed and S M Ihtishamul Huq: Hydrogeology "Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh." Hydrogeology Final Report. D G Kinniburgh, P L Smedley British Geological Survey, 2001 47-64 .
W G Burgess, M Burren, M O Cuthbert, S E Mather, J Perrin, M K Hasan,, K M Ahmed and P Ravenscroft, M Rahman "Field relationships and models of arsenic in aquifers of southern Bangladesh." Groundwater: Past Achievements and Future Challenges. 2000 707-712 .
K M Ahmed and M K Hasan, W G Burgess, J Dottridge, P Ravenscroft, J van Wanderen "Dupi Tila aquifer of Dhaka: hydraulic and hydrochemical response to extensive exploitation. Groundwater in the Urban Environment." Groundwater in the Urban Environment: Selected City Profiles. A Balkema. 1996 19-30 .
K M Ahmed and W G Burgess "Bils and Barind aquifer, Bangladesh." Geomorphology and Groundwater. A G Brown Chicester: John Wiley & Sons, 1995 143--155 .
Mohammad Shamsudduha, George Joseph, Sabrina S. Haque, Mahfuzur R. Khan, Anwar Zahid and Kazi Matin U. Ahmed : Multi‑hazard Groundwater Risks to Water Supply from Shallow Depths: Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh, Exposure and Health , vol.12 , pp.657-670 , 2020 .
Ivan Mihajlov, M. Rajib H. Mozumder, Benjamín C. Bostick, Martin Stute, Brian J. Mailloux, Peter S. K. Knappett, Imtiaz Choudhury, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Peter Schlosser & Alexander van Geen : Arsenic contamination of Bangladesh aquifers exacerbated by clay layers, Nature Communications , vol.11 , 2020 .
Floris Loys Naus, Kennard Burer, Frank van Laerhoven, Jasper Griﬃoen, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Paul Schot : Why Do People Remain Attached to Unsafe Drinking Water Options? Quantitative Evidence from Southwestern Bangladesh, Water , vol.12 , no.342 , 2020 .
Abu Mohd Naser, Mahbubur Rahman, Leanne Unicomb, Sarker Masud Parvez, Shariful Islam, Solaiman Doza, Golam Kibria Khan, Shuchi Anand, Stephen P. Luby, Mohammad Shamsudduha, Matthew O. Gribble, K. M. Venkat Narayan and Thomas F. Clasen and Kazi Matin Ahmed : Associations of drinking rainwater with macro-mineral intake and cardiometabolic health: a pooled cohort analysis in Bangladesh, 2016–2019, Clean Water , vol.3 , no.20 , 2020 .
Mozumder, M.R.H., Michael, H.A., Mihajlov, I., Khan, M.R., Knappett, P.S.K, Bostick, B.C., Mailloux, B.J., Ahmed, K.M., Choudhury, I., Koffman, T., Ellis, T., Whaley-Martin, K., San Pedro, R., Slater, G., Stute, M., Schlosser, P and van Geen, A : Origin of groundwater arsenic in a rural Pleistocene aquifer in Bangladesh depressurized by distal municipal pumping, Water Resources Research (impact factor:4.36) , 2020 .
Sara Nowreen, R. G. Taylor, M. Shamsudduha, M. Salehin, A. Zahid and K. M. Ahmed : Groundwater recharge processes in an Asian mega-delta: hydrometric evidence from Bangladesh, , vol.28 , pp.2917–2932 , 2020 .
Kazi Matin Ahmed : Madhumita Chakraborty, Soumyajit Sarkar, Abhijit Mukherjee, Mohammad Shamsudduha , Kazi Matin Ahmed, Animesh Bhattacharya, Adway Mitra, 2020. Modeling regional-scale groundwater arsenic hazard in the transboundary Ganges River Delta, India and Bangladesh: Infusing physically-based model with machine learning. Science of The Total Environment, Volume 748, 141107; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141107. 2. Sara Nowreen, R. G. Taylor, M. Shamsudduha, M. Salehin, A. Zahid, & K. M. Ahmed, 20, , 2020 .
Thomas H. Osborne, Seamus A. Ward, Kazi M. Ahmed and Joanne M. Santini : Reservoirs of faecal indicator bacteria in well-head hand pumps in Bangladesh, Journal of Water and Health , vol.16 , no.3 , pp.487-490 , 2019 .
Nadia B. Jamil, Huan Feng, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Imtiaz Choudhury, Prabhat Barnwal, and Alexander van Geen : Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Arsenic Mitigation over 18 Years in Araihazar, Bangladesh: Implications for National Policy, Environ. Sci. Technol. , vol.53 , pp.5596−5604 , 2019 .
Woodman, N. D., Burgess, W. G., Ahmed, K. M. and and Zahid, A : A partially-coupled hydro-mechanical analysis of the Bengal Aquifer System under hydrological loading, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci , vol.23 , pp.2461–2479 , 2019 .
Floris Loys Naus, Paul Schot, Koos Groen, Kazi Matin Ahmed, and Jasper Griffioen : Groundwater salinity variation in Upazila Assasuni (southwestern Bangladesh), as steered by surface clay layer thickness, relative elevation and present-day land use, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. , vol.23 , pp.1431–1451 , 2019 .
Abu Mohd Naser, Mahbubur Rahman, Leanne Unicomb, Solaiman Doza, Mohammed Shahid Gazi, Gazi Raisul Alam, Mohammed Rabiul Karim, Mohammad Nasir Uddin, Golam Kibria Khan, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Mohammad Shamsudduha, Shuchi Anand, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Howard H. Chang, Stephen P. Luby, Matthew O. Gribble, Thomas F. Clasen : Drinking Water Salinity, Urinary Macro-Mineral Excretions, and Blood Pressure in the Southwest Coastal Population of Bangladesh, J Am Heart Assoc. , vol.8 , no.:e012007 , 2019 .
Abu Mohd Naser, Solaiman Doza, Mahbubur Rahman, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Mohammed Shahid Gazi, Gazi Raisul Alam, Mohammed Rabiul Karim, Golam Kibria Khan, Mohammed Nasir Uddin, Mohammed Ilias Mahmud, Ayse Ercumen, Julia Rosenbaum, Jonathan Annis, Stephen P. Luby, Leanne Unicomb, and Thomas F. Clasen : Sand Barriers around Latrine Pits Reduce Fecal Bacterial Leaching into Shallow Groundwater: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Coastal Bangladesh, Environmental Science & Technology , vol.53 , no.4 , pp.2105-2113 , 2019 .
M. A. Islam, M. A. Hoque, K. M. Ahmed and A. P. Butler : Impact of Climate Change and Land Use on Groundwater Salinization in Southern Bangladesh—Implications for Other Asian Deltas, Environmental Management , 2019 .
Khan, M. R., H. A. Michael, B. Nath, B. L. Huhmann, C. F. Harvey, A. Mukherjee, I. Choudhury, M. Chakraborty, M. S. Ullah,, K. M. Ahmed and S. L. Goodbred, P. Schlosser, B. C. Bostick, B. J. Mailloux, T. Ellis, and A. van Geen : High‐arsenic groundwater in the southwestern Bengal Basin caused by a lithologically controlled deep ﬂow system, Geophysical Research Letters , vol.46 , 2019 .
Floris Loys Nausa, Paul Schot, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Jasper Griﬃoen : Inﬂuence of landscape features on the large variation of shallow groundwater salinity in southwestern Bangladesh, Journal of Hydrology , vol.15 , 2019 .
Lapworth, D. J., Zahid, A., Taylor, R. G.,Burgess, W. G., Shamsudduha, M., and Ahmed, K. M. : Security of deep groundwater in the coastal Bengal Basin revealed by tracers, Geophysical Research Letters , vol.45 , 2018 .
Michelle Berube, Katrina Jewell, Kimberly D. Myers, Peter S. K. Knappett, Pin Shuai, Abrar Hossain, Mehtaz Lipsi, Sadam Hossain,Alamgir Hossain, Jacqueline Aitkenhead-Peterso, Kazi M. Ahmed and Saugata Datta : The fate of arsenic in groundwater discharged to the Meghna River, Bangladesh, Environ. Chem , 2018 .
Faruk Ahmed, Moududur Rahman Khan, Najma Shaheen, Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed and Aziz Hasan, Ireen Akhtar Chowdhury, Rafiqul Chowdhury : Anemia and iron deficiency in rural Bangladeshi pregnant women living in areas of high and low iron in groundwater, Nutrition , vol.51-52 , pp.46-52 , 2018 .
A. Pfaff, A. Schoenfeld, K. M. Ahmed and A. van Geen : Reduction in exposure to arsenic from drinking well-water in Bangladesh limited by insufficient testing and awareness, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development , vol.7 , no.2 , 2017 .
K.J. Whaley-Martin, B.J. Mailloux, A Van Geen, B.C. Bostick,, K.M. Ahmed and I Choudhury, G.F. Slater : Human and livestock waste as a reduced carbon source contributing to the release of arsenic to shallow Bangladesh groundwater., Science of The Total Environment , vol.595 , no.4 , pp.63-71 , 2017 .
W. G. Burgess, M. Shamsudduha, R. G. Taylor, A. Zahid,, K. M. Ahmed and A. Mukherjee, D. J. Lapworth, V. F. Bense : Terrestrial water load and groundwater fluctuation in the Bengal Basin, Scientific Reports , vol.7 , no.1 , 2017 .
Md. Ilias Mahmud, Sarmin Sultana, M. Aziz Hasan and Kazi Matin Ahmed : Variations in hydrostratigraphy and groundwater quality between major geomorphic units of the Western Ganges Delta plain, SW Bangladesh, Applied Water Science , vol.06 , 2017 .
Brittany Lynn Huhmann, Charles F Harvey, Anjal Uddin, Imtiaz Choudhury,, Kazi M. Ahmed and John M Duxbury, Benjamin C. Bostick, Alexander Van Geen : Field Study of Rice Yield Diminished by Soil Arsenic in Bangladesh, Environmental Science and Technology , vol.51 , no.20 , 2017 .
Anwar Zahid, Khan, M., Koneshloo, M., Knappett, P.,, Ahmed, K. M. and Bostick, B., Mailloux, B., Mozumder, R., Zahid, A., Harvey, C., van Geen, A : Mega-city pumping and preferential flow threaten groundwater quality, Nature Communications , vol.10 , 2017 .
Ezazul Haque, Brian J Mailloux, Daisy de Wolff, Sabina Gilioli, Colette Kelly, Ershad Ahmed, Christopher Small, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Alexander van Geen, Benjamin C Bostick : Quantitative drinking water arsenic concentrations in field environments using mobile phone photometry of field kits, Science of The Total Environment , vol.10 , 2017 .
Edwin T. Gnanaprakasam, Jonathan R. Lloyd, Christopher Boothman,, Kazi Matin Ahmed and Imtiaz Choudhury, Benjamin C. Bostick, Alexander van Geen, Brian J. Mailloux : Microbial Community Structure and Arsenic Biogeochemistry in Two Arsenic-Impacted Aquifers in Bangladesh, mBio , vol.8 , no.6 , 2017 .
K.M. Ahmed : Management of the groundwater arsenic disaster in Bangladesh, Natural Arsenic in Groundwater , pp.283-296 , 2005 .
|National||Dean’s Award, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Dhaka||2019||Bangladesh|
|International||Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship (6 months) at UCL||2007||United Kingdom|
|International||3. Linneaus-Palme Academic Exchange Fellowship Visitor (3-4 weeks per year) at KTH, Stockholm||2003||Sweden|
|International||2. Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship (2 months) at Osaka City University||2002||Japan|
|International||Commonwealth Scholarship||1990||United Kingdom|