Recent Blog Posts and News Coverage

  • Workshop on River Navigability and Inland Shipping in Bangladesh Workshop on River Navigability and Inland Shipping in Bangladesh: Economic Importance and Impacts of Environmental Change On a recent trip to Bangladesh I collaborated with Dr. Bishawjit Mallick (Chair of Environmental Development and Risk Management at Technische Universität Dresden), the environmental activist collective Riverine People, and Professor Md. Monirul Islam at Dhaka University, and representatives of the School of Environmental Science and Management at the Independent University of Bangladesh and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development to organize a workshop on River Navigability and Inland Shipping in Bangladesh with a focus on the economic impact of formal and informal use of inland waterways for passenger and cargo traffic.

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  • Two US Professors meet DU VC Prof Dr Steve Goodbred and Prof Dr Jonathan M Gilligan of Vanderbilt University in United States of America (USA) met Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Dhaka University (DU) Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on the campus on Tuesday. During the meeting, they discussed the possibilities of strengthening the ongoing joint collaborative academic and research programmes on climate change, environment, river erosion, water pollution and arsenic being conducted by the two universities.

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Recent Publications

  • Topic modeling the president: Conventional and computational methods,” , , & , George Washington Law Review.
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  • Urban water conservation policies in the United States,” et al., Earth’s Future.
  • Climate modeling: Accounting for the human factor,” , Nature Climate Change 8, 14–15.
  • Widespread infilling of tidal channels and navigable waterways in human-modified tidal deltaplain of southwest Bangladesh,” et al., Elementa 5, 78.

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