Ainun Nishat

Ainun Nishat

Prof. Ainun Nishat is recognized as a pioneering expert of water resource management and climate change in Bangladesh. He finished his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K. in 1981. He has a M.Sc in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 1975.  Professor Ainun Nishat is recognized as a pioneering expert of water resource management and climate change in Bangladesh. He finished his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K. in 1981. Currently, he is in BRAC University as a Professor Emeritus. He is engaged in carrying out diversified research projects in the field of climate change and environment with the Centre for Climate Change and Environmental.

As an expert in water resource management, he was a member of the Indo-Bangladesh Joint River Commission and played a vital role in the Ganges Water Treaty Negotiations that were finalized in 1996. He was a member of the Panel of Experts who consulted the construction of the Jamuna Bridge, the longest bridge in Bangladesh and currently is a member of the Panel of Experts consulting the construction of the Padma Bridge.

http://www.bracu.ac.bd/about/people/professor-ainun-nishat

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