BUET-IWFM

RESEARCH

  • REACH: Improving Water Security for the Poor

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Oxford University, Bangladesh Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET, Affiliates: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b); Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, DU; Department of Development Studies, DU

    Duration: June, 2015 - May, 2022

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  • Research Project on Developing Flash Flood Early Warning System (FFEWS), Capacity Building and Knowledge Management for the Haor Region of Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET; Affiliates: Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB); Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD); Institute of Water Modeling (IWM)

    Duration: June, 2015 - April, 2021

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  • CORE Bangladesh: COmmunity REsilience through Rapid Prototyping of Flood Proofing Technologies

    Research Collaborator: Lead: UNESCO-IHE (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education); Affiliates: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET; Delft University of Technology, HKVLijn, Netherlands

    Duration: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2021

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  • Living Polders: Dynamic Polder Management for Sustainable Livelihoods, Applied to Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Utrecht University; Affiliates: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET; Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, TNO Geological Survey, Netherlands

    Duration: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2021

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  • Environmental Sustainability through Enhancing Local Capacity in Textile Chemical and Waste Management

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Department of Chemical Engineering, BUET

    Duration: May, 2018 - April, 2021

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  • Study on abstraction-induced recharge as an adaptation response to climate variation for shallow aquifer in Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: October, 2018 - December, 2021

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  • ENHANCE-ENabling Humanitarian Attributes for Nurturing Community-based Engineering

    Research Collaborator: Lead: The University of Warwick, The United Kingdom (UK); Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: November 15, 2018 - November 14, 2021

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  • Oasis Platform for Climate and Catastrophe Risk Assessment – Asia

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Oasis Loss Modeling Framework Ltd., The United Kingdom (UK); Affiliate: Department of Civil Engineering, BUET

    Duration: January, 2019 - September, 2020

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  • Impacts of Hydro-Limnological Changes on Breeding Performance of Major Carps in the River Halda

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI), Chandpur, Bangladesh; Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: December, 2018 - June, 2020

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  • Understanding the Hydro-climatic Drivers of Cholera Outbreaks

    Research Collaborator: Lead: University of Notre Dame, The United States of America (USA); Affiliate: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b); Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: May, 2019 - April, 2020

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  • Research on Sediment Distribution and Management in South-West Region of Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Water Resources Planning Organisation (WARPO); Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: July, 2019 - December, 2020

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  • UKRI GCRF Living Deltas Hub

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Newcastle University, United Kingdom; Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: March, 2019 - February, 2024

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  • Evaluation of Adaptation Trials for Coastal Livelihoods in GBM delta

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: July, 2019 - June, 2020

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  • Promoting Resilience of Vulnerable Through Access to Infrastructure, Improved Skills and Information (PROVATi³)

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: September, 2019 - June, 2021

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  • Development of River Health Card for Assessing River Pollution Status and Prioritize Interventions

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: January, 2019 - May, 2020

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  • Research on Water-related Disaster Mitigation and Environment Symbiosis Technology in Rural Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Kyoto University, Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: October, 2019 - March, 2023

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  • GWMap: Applying Machine Learning to map groundwater levels in Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BUET; Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: 2019-2020

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  • A Nation that rebuilds its soil rebuilds itself addressing the land/energy/water disconnect across the globe

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: November, 2019 - July, 2021

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  • Adaptive Delta Management: Development, Acculturation, and Dissemination in Bangladesh and Indonesia

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft); Affiliates: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET; University of Twente; Utrecht University; Deltares; Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia; Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS)

    Duration: January, 2015 - June, 2019

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  • Estimation of SLR in Bangladesh using Satellite Altimetry Data

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: July, 2018 - June, 2020

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  • Water Energy Food-nexus Perspective: Path Making for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to Country Actions in Asia

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan; Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: September, 2017 - June, 2019

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  • Diagnosing Water security in hard to reach mountainous areas with an environmental security framework

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET; Affiliate: Sikkim University, India

    Duration: August, 2018 - November, 2019

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  • Research on Disaster Prevention / Mitigation against Floods and Storm Surges in Bangladesh

    Research Collaborator: Lead: Kyoto University, Affiliate: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

    Duration: 2015-2019

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  • Numerical Investigation of Non-Linear Surge-Tide Interactions in the Bay of Bengal along the Bangladesh Coast

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  • DEltas, vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation (DECCMA)

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  • CoCooN: Climate Policy, Conflicts and Cooperation in Peri-Urban South Asia: Towards Resilient and Water Secure Communities

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  • Dynamic Deltas: Communities and Institutions for Flood Resilience: Enhancing Knowledge and Capacity to Manage Flood Risk in the Bangladeshi and Dutch Deltas

    Research Collaborator: Wageningen University, IWE Group (Netherlands); UNESCO-IHE (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education); Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

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  • Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

    Research Collaborator: South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs), Hyderabad, India; Nepal Engineering College, Kathmandu, Nepal

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  • ESPA Deltas: Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services And Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas

    Research Collaborator: Lead: University of Southampton, The United Kingdom (UK); Bangladesh Lead: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

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  • Harnessing of water-energy-food nexus for making path of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the country actions

    Research Collaborator: Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) (Japan) and Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

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  • Development of a Water Resources Model as a Decision Support Tool for National Water Management

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  • Risk-based Evaluation of Brahmaputra Water Development in Meeting Future Water Demand

    Research Collaborator: Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO)

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  • Assessment of Sea Level Rise and Vulnerability in the Coastal Zone of Bangladesh through Trend Analysis

    Research Collaborator: Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS); Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) and Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

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