Anisul Haque

Professor| Institute of Water and Flood Management

Bangladesh University Of Engineering and Technology


880-2-966 5650, Ext. 7655

Profile Last Updated: April, 2019


  • Ph.D

    K.U. Leuven, Belgium, 1994

  • M.Sc. Engg. (Water Resources)

    BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1989

  • B.Sc. Engg. (Civil)

    BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1986


  • Marine and Estuarine Processes
  • Delta Dynamics
  • Flow and Transport Processes
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Numerical Techniques and Modeling
  • Basic Hydraulics
  • Risk Analysis


  • Alluvial River Processes


  • Hazards and Risk Analysis


  • Coastal Zone Management


  • Urban Disaster and Risk Management

    Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka


  • Professor



    August 2005 - to date

  • Associate Professor



    February 1999 - July 2005

  • Assistant Professor



    April 1994 - January 1999

  • Lecturer



    February 1987 - March 1994


  • The dominant climate change event for salinity intrusion in the GBM delta

    Climate, 2019, 7, 69, doi: 10.3390 / cli7050069

    Akter, R., Asik, T.Z., Sakib, M., Akter, M., Sakib,. M.N., Al Azad, A.S.M., Maruf, M., Haque, A. and Rahman, M.


    Timeline: 2019

  • Have coastal embankments reduced flooding in Bangladesh ?

    Science of the Total Environment

    Adnan, M.S.G, Haque, A. and Hall, J.W.


    Timeline: 2019

  • Development of a matrix based statistical framework to compute weight for composite hazards, vulnerability and risk assessments


    Kabir, R., Akter, M., Karim, D.S., Haque, A., Rahman, M., Sakib, M.


    Timeline: 2019

  • Risk assessment based on fuzzy synthetic evaluation method

    Science of the Total Environment

    Akter, M., Jahan, M., Kabir, R., Karim, S., Haque, A., Rahman, M. and Salehin, M.


    Timeline: 2019

  • Impact of tidal phase on inundation and thrust force due to storm surge

    Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 2018, 6, 110; doi:10.3390/jmse6040110

    Al Azad, A.S.M.A., Mita, K.S., Zaman, M.W., Akter, M., Asik, T.Z., Haque, A., Hussain, M.A., Rahman, M.M.


    Timeline: 2018

  • Assessing high-end climate change impacts on floods in major rivers of Bangladesh using multi-model simulations

    Global Science and Technology Journal, Vol.6, No.2, June 2018, pp. 1-14

    Mondal, S.M., Islam, A.K.M, Haque, A., Islam, M.R., Biswas, S. and Mahmud, K.


    Timeline: 2018

  • Floods and the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta

    Ecosystem Services for Well-Being in Deltas, R. J. Nicholls et al. (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, UK, London, Springer Nature

    Haque, A. and Nichols, R.J.

    Timeline: 2018

  • Present and future fluvial, tidal and storm surge flooding in coastal Bangladesh

    Ecosystem Services for Well-Being in Deltas, R. J. Nicholls et al. (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, UK, London, Springer Nature

    Haque, A., Kay, S. and Nichols, R.J.

    Timeline: 2018

  • What are the implications of sea level rise for a 1.5, 2 and 30C rise in global mean temperatures in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna and other vulnerable deltas ?

    Regional Environmental Change, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-018-1311-0.

    Brown, S., Nicholls, R.J., Lazar, A.N., Hornby, D., Hill, C., Hazra, S., Addo, K. A., Haque, A., Caesar, J. and Topkins


    Timeline: 2018

  • Evaluating the inter-dependency among different adaptive capacity indicators of cyclonic hazard

    Journal of Modern Science and Technology, Vol.5, No.1, September 2017, pp. 102-109.

    Jahan, M., Kabir, R., Chowdhury, M.A., Haque, A., Rahman, M.

    Timeline: 2017

  • Modelling daily soil salinity dynamics in response to agricultural and environmental changes in coastal Bangladesh

    Earth’s Future, 5, doi 10.1002/2016EF000530

    Payo, A., A.N. Lazar, D. Clarke, R.J. Nichols, L. Bricheno, S. Mashfiqus and A. Haque

    Timeline: 2016

  • Projected changes in area of the Sundarban mangrove forest in Bangladesh due to SLR by 2100

    Climate Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-016-1769-z

    Payo, A., Mukhopadhyay, A., Hazra, S., Ghosh, T., Ghosh, S., Brown, S., Nicholls, R., Bricheno, L., Wolf, J., Kay, S., Lazar, A., Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2016

  • Development of a sustainable livelihood security model for storm surge hazard in the coastal areas of Bangladesh

    Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, DOI 10.1007/s00477-016-1232-8

    Mutahara, M., Haque, A., Khan, M.S.A., Warner, J.F., Wester, P.

    Timeline: 2016

  • Flow distribution and sediment transport mechanism in the estuarine systems of Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta

    International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, Vol.7, No.1

    Haque, A., Sumaiya and Rahman, M.M.

    Timeline: 2016

  • Modelling the increased frequency of extreme sea levels in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta due to sea level rise and other effects of climate change

    Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C4EM00683F

    S.Kay, J. Caesar, J. Wolf, L. Bricheno, R.J. Nichols, A.K.M. Saiful Islam, A. Haque and A. Pardaens

    Timeline: 2015

  • Hydro-meteorological Impact on Residual Currents and Salinity Distribution at the Meghna Estuary of Bangladesh

    Coastal Environments: Focus on Asian Regions, V. Subramanian (Ed.), Jointly published by Springer and Capital Publishing Company, ISBN 978-90-481-3001-6

    Hussain, M. A., Hossain, M. A. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2012

  • Salinity Response in Southwest Coastal Region of Bangladesh due to Hydraulic and Hydrologic Parameters

    Int. Journal of Sustain. Agril. Tech. 6(3): pp. 1-7

    Nazimuddin, M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2010

  • Hydrologic Characteristics of Floods in Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Delta

    Nat. Hazards (2010) 54:797-811

    Islam, A.K.M., Haque, A. and Bala, S.K.

    Timeline: 2010

  • Flood Inundation Map of Bangladesh using MODIS Time Series Images

    Journal of Flood Risk Management, Vol.3, Issue 3, pp. 210-222

    Islam, A.S., Bala, S.K. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2010

  • A Bio-Physical Relationship: Biodiversity with Salinity

    Journal of Subtrop. Agric. Res. Div. 8(3): pp.794-799

    Nazimuddin, M., Haque. A. and Salequzzaman, M.

    Timeline: 2010

  • Shear Stress for Initiation of Motion of Non-uniform Sediment Mixtures

    International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol.22, No.3

    Sarker, L.K., Hossain, M.M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2007

  • Incipient motion of different size fractions in non-uniform sediments of smaller grain sizes

    ISH Journal of Hydraulics, India, Vol.12, No.1

    Sarker, L.K., Hossain, M.M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2007

  • Scour mitigation at bridge piers using sacrificial piles

    International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol.22, No.1

    Haque, A., Rahman, M.M., Islam, T and Hussain, A.M.

    Timeline: 2007

  • Hydrological aspects of 2004 floods in Bangladesh

    Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology, Vol.4, No.1

    Salehin, M., Haque, A., Rahman, R., Khan, M.S.A. and Bala, S.K.

    Timeline: 2007

  • Prediction of local scour depth around bundle-like structures

    Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE, Vol.50

    Rahman, M.M, Nakagawa, H, Ito, N, Haque, A, Islam, T, Rahman, R and Hoque, M.

    Timeline: 2006

  • A semi-implicit finite element method for tidal flow modeling

    Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol.25, No.1

    Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2005

  • Scouring around spur-dikes in alluvial floodplain rivers

    Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE, Vol.48

    Rahman, M.M., Nakagawa, H. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2004

  • Local scour at slopped-wall spur-dike-like structures in alluvial rivers

    Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 130, No.1, pp. 70-74

    Rahman, M.M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2004

  • Local scour estimation at bridge site : Modification and application of Lacey formula

    International Journal of sediment Research, Vol.18, No.4

    Rahman, M.M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2003

  • Application of a turbulent stress-flux model in the Lower Meghna estuary

    Bangladesh Journal of Water Resource Research, Vol.19, pp.1-17

    Haque, A. and Kabir, M.R.

    Timeline: 2002

  • Applicability of the bend development theory in natural alluvial river

    International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol. 17, No.3, pp. 210-218

    Rahman, M.M., Haque, A. and Hoque, M.M.

    Timeline: 2002

  • Effects of coastal phenomena on the 1998 flood, Engineering Concerns of Flood

    Ed. M. Ashraf Ali et al., pp. 241-251, BUET, Dhaka

    3. Haque A., Salehin, M. and Chowdhury, J.U.

    Timeline: 2002

  • Impact of the 1998 flood on the morphology of rivers around bridges, Engineering Concerns of Flood

    Ed. M. Ashraf Ali et al., pp. 201-212, BUET, Dhaka

    Hoque, M.M., Bala, S.K., Ahmed, S.M.U., Haque, A. and Mamun, S.A.

    Timeline: 2002

  • Flow field and the maximum local scour depth around piers and abutments

    Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol.22, No.3, pp. 117-124

    Rahman, M.M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 2002

  • Modelling density and turbulence in stratified tidal medium

    Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol.124, No.2, pp.135-145

    Haque, A. and Berlamont, J.

    Timeline: 1998

  • Finite element computer model for salinity intrusion in estuaries

    Proceedings of 9th Congress of the Asian and Pacific Division, IAHR, H. Cheong et al. eds., Vol.3, pp.286-291

    Hoque, M.M. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 1994

  • A finite element model for density induced flow

    Advances in Hydro-Science and Engineering, Sam S.Y. Wang (ed.), Vol.1, pp.690-696

    Haque, A. and Berlamont, J.

    Timeline: 1994

  • Permissible water withdrawal based upon prediction of salt-water intrusion in the Meghna delta

    The Hydrological Basis for Water Resources Management, IAHS publication no.197, U.Shamir and C.Jiaqi eds., pp. 111-117

    Choudhury, J.U. and Haque, A.

    Timeline: 1990