FACULTY Info.

 

Name:

Dr. A. B. M. Badruzzaman
Designation: Professor
Degree: B.Sc.Engg.(Civil), BUET; M.Sc.Engg., BUET; Ph.D., University of Virginia, U.S.A. (Environmental Engineering)
Correspondence:
   
E-mail: borhan61@yahoo.com
Field of Interest: Environmental Engineering & Water Quality Modelling
Publications: Journals

Harvey, C. F., Swartz, C. H, Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Keon-Blute, N., Yu, W., Ali, M. A., Jay, J., Beckie, R., Niedan, V., Brabander, D., Oates, P., Ashfaque, K. N., Islam, S., Hemond, H. F., and, Ahmed, M. F., Arsenic Mobility and Groundwater Extraction in Bangladesh, SCIENCE, Vol. 298, Issue 5598, pp 1602 - 1606, 2002.

Karim, M. R., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Sekine, M., and Ukita, M., Assessment of Nutrients and Dissolved Oxygen in a River System in Bangladesh using a Water Quality Model, J. Environ. Syst. and Eng., JSCE, No. 664/VII-17, 97-107, November, 2000.

Ahmad, H., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Copper Speciation in the Ramna Lake of Dhaka City, Vol. 19, No. 1, Pollution Research, ISSN 0257-8050, 2000.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Ahmad, H., and Ali, M. A., A Comparative Study of Copper Contamination in the Sediment Column of the Dhanmondi and Ramna Lakes, Pollution Research, ISSN 0257-8050, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 347-351,1999.

Kamal, M. M., Malmgren-Hansen, A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Assessment of Pollution of the River Buriganga, Bangladesh using a Water Quality Model, Water Science Technology, Vol 40, No. 2, pp. 129-136, 1999.

Karim, M. R., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Modeling of Nutrient Transport and Dissolved Oxygen in the Water Column in River System, Vol. 18 No.3, Pollution Research, ISSN 0257-8050, pp. 195-206, 1999.

Ali, M. A., Ahsanuzzaman, A. N. M., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., and Rahman, M. M., Lead Contamination in the Dhanmondi Lake, AQUA, Journal of Water SRT-AQUA, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 289-296, December, 1998.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Ahmed, M. F., Hossain, M. D., Jalil, M. A., and Ali, M. A., A Study on Arsenic Concentration in the Groundwater of the North-Eastern Zone of Bangladesh, Journal of the Civil Engineering Division, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, Vol. CE 27, No. 2, August, 1998.

Hossain, M. D. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Environmental Planning of Bridge-Ends and Resettlement Sites of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge, Journal of the Civil Engineering Division, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, Vol. CE 25, No. 2, pp. 121-134, December, 1997.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Ahmed, M. F., Construction Related Environmental Impacts of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge, Journal of the Civil Engineering Division, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, Vol. CE 23, No. 1, pp 1-18, December, 1995.

Proceedings

Jalil, M. A. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Performance of a Synthetic Resin Based Arsenic Removal Unit, the 2nd International Conference on Bangladesh Environment 2002, Organized by BAPA, December 19-21, 2002.

Hossain, M. A. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Analysis of Heavy Metals in Vegetable Samples Sold in Some Local Bazaars, the 2nd International Conference on Bangladesh Environment 2002, Organized by BAPA, December 19-21, 2002.

Harvey, C., Swartz, C H, Badruzzman, B, Ali, A, Keon, N, Yu, W, Beckie, R, Niedan, V, Hug, S, Aeshbach-Hetig, W, Islam, S, Brabander, D ,Hemond, H, Ahmed, F, The Arsenic Crisis in Bangladesh: Geochemical and Hydrologic Controls, Arsenic in Drinking Water: International Conference, Columbia University, NY, USA, Nov. 26-27, 2001.

Harvey, C. F., W. Yu, A. B. Badruzzaman, M. A. Ali, R. Beckie, V. Niedan, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, S. Hug, H. F. Hemond and S. Islam. Mobilization and Transport of Arsenic in Bangladesh. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Boston, GSA Abstracts 33 (6), 2001.

Ali, M. A. Badruzzaman, A.B.M., Jalil, M. A., Hossain, M. D., Hussainuzzaman, M. M., Badruzzaman, M., Mohammad, O. I. and Akter, N., Development of Low-cost Technologies for Removal of Arsenic from Groundwater, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Technologies for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water, Organized by the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh and United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo, Japan, pp. 99-120, May 5-7, 2001.

Swartz, C.H., N. Keon, A.B. Badruzzaman, M.A. Ali, D.J. Brabander, W. Yu, S. Islam, M. Rahman, S. Hug, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, M. Mustafa, M. Polz, L. Kuai, H.F. Hemond and C.F. Harvey, 2000. The Arsenic Crisis in Bangladesh: A Geochemical Analysis. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Eos 81 (suppl.): F550-551.

Karim, M. R. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Simulation of Nutrient Transport and Dissolved Oxygen in a Typical River in Bangladesh, Proceedings of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Conference (C&EEC), New Frontiers and Challenges, Vol. 1 (Part-1), pp. I-49 - I-58, Asian Institute Of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, November 8-12, 1999.

Kamal, M. M., Malmgren-Hansen, A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Assessment of Pollution of the River Buriganga, Bangladesh using a Water Quality Model, International Specialized Conference on Water Quality and its Management, IAWQ, New Delhi, India, pp. 500-509, 1998.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Seraj, S. M., Environmental impacts of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge During Its Construction, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering Geology and the Environment, Athens, Greece, pp. 2589-2594, June23-27, 1997.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Seraj, S. M. and Husain, M. Z., Short and Long Term Impacts of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge on Wildlife, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering Geology and the Environment, Athens, Greece, pp. 2595-2600, June 23-25, 1997.

Seraj, S. M. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Potential Hazards and Vulnerability in Urban Development of Dhaka city, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering Geology and the Environment, Athens, Greece, pp. 1487-1492, June 22-27, 1997.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Lung, W. S., Assessing Cu(II) Speciation and Transport in the New York Bight, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, ASCE, New York, pp 476 - 488, 1992.

Light, R.N. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Modeling Heavy Metal Removal in Wetlands, Proceedings of the Virginia Water Resources Conference, Richmond, Virginia, pp 32, April, 1992.

Conferences (national and international conferences and seminars):

Presentations:

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Leaching of Arsenic from Filter Media Sludge and Solid Wastes in Aerobic and Anaerobic Environment, workshop organized by the International Training Networks (ITN) - Bangladesh, November 2002.

Harvey, C. F. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Hydrogeological and Geochemical Causes of High Arsenic Concentrations in the Ganges Delta, Workshop on Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh organized by ITN-Bangladesh, Dhaka, 18-23 May 2002.

Alam, M. J. B., Rahman, M. H., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., and Ahmed, F., Level of NOx, SOx, CO and SPM Pollution in Dhaka City and Their Expected Consequence, Presented at the International Conference on Bangladesh Environment, jointly organized by POROSH, the Bangladesh Environment Network, BUET and Coalition of Environment, January 14-15, 2000.

Ahmed, F., Jalil, M.A., Hossain, M.D., Ali, A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., An Overview of Arsenic Removal Studies at BUET, Presented at the International Conference on Bangladesh Environment, jointly organized by POROSH, the Bangladesh Environment Network , BUET and Coalition of Environment, January 14-15, 2000.

Ahmed, F., Jalil, M.A., Hossain, M.D., Ali, A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Removal of Arsenic through Coagulation, Adsorption and Co-precipitation, National Seminar by NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply & Sanitation, March 22, 1999.

Kamal, M. M., Malmgren-Hansen, A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Assessment of Pollution of the River Buriganga, Bangladesh using a Water Quality Model, International Specialized Conference on Water Quality and its Management, IAWQ, New Delhi, India, 1998.

Ali, M. A., Bhuiyan, M. A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., "Groundwater Resource: Bangladesh Perspective", Key-note paper presented at the National Seminar titled Groundwater Resource: Bangladesh Perspective organized by the NGO Forum on the occasion of World Water Day, BRAC, Dhaka, March 22, 1998.

Azad, A. S. and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Alternative Sources of Water and Its Challenges, Paper presented at the Scientific Workshop on Arsenic Crisis, Organized by Disaster Forum, November, 1997.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Ahmed, M. F., Hossain, M. D., Jalil, M. A., and Ali, M. A., "A Study on Arsenic Concentration in the Groundwater of the North-Eastern Zone of Bangladesh", presented at the ITN-Bangladesh Training Course on Arsenic Problem and Dearsination of Water for use in Bangladesh, ITN-Bangladesh, Dhaka, August 9-12, 1997.

CONSULTANCY REPORTS

Ameen, S. F., Seraj, S. M., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Jabbar, M. A., Muqtadir, M. A., Matin, M. A., and Bhuiyan, M. A., Thermal Effluent Disposal Options for the Proposed Siddhirgonj TPS, December 2002.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Hossain, M. D., Pre-feasibility Study of the Proposed Surfacewater Treatment Plant of Barisal City Corporation, November 2002.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Amin, M. S., Final Report on the Noise Level Measurement at Apex Weaving and Finishing Ltd., Savar, October, 2001.

Jalil, M. A., and Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Determination of the Performance of READ-F Adsorbent Based Arsenic Removal Unit, March, 2000.

Rahman, M.M., Hossain, M. D., Badruzzaman, A.B.M, Ali, M. A., and Rahman, M., Characterization of Municipal Solid Wastes and Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment of the Solid Waste Management System of Dhaka City, July, 1999.

Hossain, M. D., Badruzzaman, A.B.M, and Ali, M. A., Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste of Dhaka City, February, 1999.

Environmental Engineering Division, Third Annual Report on Water Quality Monitoring, Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, Govt. of People's Republic of Bangladesh, prepared by: Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, April, 1998.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Ali, M. A., Rahman, M. M., and Amin, M. S., Final Report on the Noise Level Measurement at Padma Textile Mills, Ltd., Tatki, Rupgonj, May, 1998.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Jalil, M. A., and Ali, M. A., Environmental Site Assessment of the LPG Terminal Site at Mongla, Bagerhat, Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, October, 1997.

Ahmed, M. F., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Hossain, M. D., Jalil, M. A., and Ali, M.A., A Study on the Water Quality of 18 District Deep Tubewells, Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, October, 1997.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Jalil, M. A., and Ali, M. A., Non-Intrusive Site Assessment of the LPG Terminal Site at Mongla, Bagerhat, Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, September, 1997.

Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Ahmed, M. F., Hossain, M. D., Jalil, M. A., and Ali, M. A., A Study On Arsenic Concentration In The Groundwater Of The North-Eastern Zone Of Bangladesh, Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, September, 1997.

Environmental Engineering Division, Second Annual Report on Water Quality Monitoring, Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, Govt. of People's Republic of Bangladesh, prepared by: Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, April, 1997.

Environmental Engineering Division, First Annual Report on Water Quality Monitoring, Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, Govt. of People's Republic of Bangladesh, prepared by: Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, April, 1996.

Ahmed, M. F., Rahman, M. M., Hossain, M. D., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Jalil, M. A. and Ali, M. A., Karnaphully Paper Mill Water Quality Survey Report, Environmental Engineering, Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, March, 1996.

Ahmed, M. F., Husain, K. Z., Rahman, M. H., Hossain, M. D., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Roy, M. K. and Salequzzaman, M., Environmental Management Action Plan, Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, July, 1994.

Ahmed, M. F., Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Gauffa, A.D., General Environmental Guidelines for the Construction of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge, Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, and HASKONING, Royal Dutch Consulting Engineers and Architects, THE NETHERLANDS, August, 1994.

Ahmed, M. F., Hossain, M. D., Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Jalil, M. A., Final Report on the Training Workshop for the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority - Environmental Unit, Environmental Engineering, Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, September, 1994.

PUBLISHED BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS

Bangladesh Environment 2002, M. F. Ahmed, S. A. Tanveer and A. B. M. Badruzzaman, Editors, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bangladesh Environment 2002, Published by Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA), Dhaka, December 2002.

Engineering Concerns of Flood (contributed two chapters), M. A. Ali, S. M. Seraj and S. Ahmad (Editors), ISBN 984-823-002-5, DAERS, BUET, Dhaka, August 2002.

Bangladesh Environment Outlook 2001 (contributed one chapter), A. Nishat, M. Ullah, A. K. E. Haque (Editors), ISBN 984-613-000-7, Center for Sustainable Development, Dhaka, August 2001.

Ahmed, M. F., Husain, K. Z., Rahman, M. H., Hossain, M. D., Badruzzaman, A. B. M., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Roy, M. K. and Salequzzaman, M., Environmental Management Action Plan, Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Project, JMBA-EU and Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, ISBN 984-30-0151-6, Published by: Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, Allenbury, Tejgaon, January, 1995.

Ahmed, M. F., Badruzzaman, A. B. M. and Gauffa, A.D., General Environmental Guidelines for the Construction of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge, Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Project, JMBA-EU and Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, ISBN 984-30-0152-4, Published by: Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, Allenbury, Tejgaon, March 1995.

Badruzzaman, A.B.M. and A.D. Nemura, Kingman Lake Water Quality Model, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Environmental Regulation Administration, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC. 39+ 4 appendices, 1993.

POST GRADUATE THESIS SUPERVISION

Completed:

1. "Analysis and Design of Solid Waste Management System for a Residential Zone of Dhaka City" by Md. Abdus Salam, M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, July, 2001.

2. "Effect of Bed Sediment Particle Size on Heavy Metal Concentrations of Dhanmondi Lake", by K. N. Ashfaque, M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, September, 1999.

3. "A study of performance of the Sewerage System and the Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant of the Dhaka WASA", by Md. Naziruzzaman, M. Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, July, 1999.

4. "Comparative Study of Copper Contamination in the Dhanmondi and Ramna Lakes" by Md. Hafiz Ahmad, M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, March, 1998.

5. "Assessment of Impact of Pollutants in the River Buriganga using a Water Quality Model" by Mir Mostafa Kamal, M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, December, 1996.

6. "Development of a Water Quality Model using Finite Segment Method" by Md. Rezaul Karim, M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, September, 1996.

7. "An Environmental Impact Evaluation of the Coastal Embankments on Surge Flooding in Chittagong" by Abdul Momen Khondoker, M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, July, 1995 (Co-supervised by Dr. Mozzammel Hoque, IFCDR, BUET, Dhaka).

On-going:

1. "Environmental Impact Assessment of the proposed extension of the Karnaphully Hydroelectric Power Plant", M. Engg. Project, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, by Md. Yasin Majumder.

2. "Development of a Candle-type Water Filter", M.Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, by Md. Tafizur Rahman (Co-supervisor-Dr. A.S.W.O. Kurny, Department of Material and Metallurgy, BUET, Dhaka).

3. "Stabilization of Heavy Metals in Industrial Sludge with Concrete Mix", M. Sc. Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, by Md. Abed Hossain

 

 


 
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