Profile of Nazmun Nahar

... Name Nazmun Nahar
Designation Associate Professor
Last Degree M.Sc. (Nagoya, Japan), M.Sc. (DU)

Nazmun Nahar

Associate Professor,

Department of Geography and Environment,

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000

E-mail:; Cell Phone: 880 1711 133656

Personal Details

  • Date of Birth: 23 December 1974
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Nationality: Bangladeshi


Educational Qualification

  • Nagoya University, Japan                                                                                  10/2009 – 09/2011

Master of Science in Environmental Studies

JICA scholar at Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program

  • University of Dhaka, Bangladesh                                                                    10/1994 - 09/1995

Master of Science in Geography & EnvironmentHeld in 1998

  • Conducted thesis on ‘Role of embankment in cyclone preparedness program’
  • 1st Class (Fourth position)
  • University of Dhaka, Bangladesh                                                                    10/1991 - 09/1994

Bachelor of Science in GeographyHeld in 1996

  • Conducted an extensive report on ‘Slum and squatters in Dhaka city’
  • 1st Class (First position)
  • Mymensingh Girls Cadet College, Dhaka Board                                        09/1989 - 06/1991

Higher Secondary (School) Certificate

  • 1st Division (12th position in the combined merit list in humanities group).


Work Experience

  • Associate Professor                                                                                   January 2011 – Till date

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Assistant Professor                                                                                 May 2003 – January 2011

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Lecturer                                                                                                               July 1999 – May 2003

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • Pert-time House Tutor                                                                                                                            

Begum FazilatunnessaMujib Hall

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Assistant House Tutor

Bangladesh Kuwait Maitry Hall

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh



Training Program Attended

  • Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS)                                                      (30 days) 1997

Department of Computer Science, University of Dhaka.

  • Oceanography                                                                                                                (30 days) 2003

National Oceanography and Maritime Institution (NOAMI) and

Ministry of Science & Information Technology, Bangladesh.

  • ARC Info Workstation and ARC GIS                                                                        (15 days) 2005

Bangladesh National Geographic Association (BANGA).



  • Nahar, Nazmun. 2001. Coping with Cyclonic Disaster: A study of two coastal locations in Bangladesh, Oriental Geographer, Vol. 45, No. 2, Dhaka, pp. 55-64,

ISSN: 00305308.

  • Nahar, Nazmun. 2002. A proposal on Housing Environment and Rehabilitation of Slums in Dhaka City, Nagarayone Bangladesh, Nazrul Islam and Abdul Baquee (eds), Urbanization in Bangladesh, Department of Geography & Environment, University of Dhaka, pp. 149-261 (in Bangla), ISBN: 984-32-0295-3.
  • Nahar, Nazmun. 2004. Utility and preference of CTS shelters in the Coastal Area, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 52, No. 2, Dhaka, pp. 171-178,

ISSN: 1022-2502.

  • Ahmed, H.M. and Nahar, Nazmun. 2005. Tannery wastes in Hazaribag Area and its impact on the Neighborhood Environment, Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association, Vol. 33, No. 1 & 2, Dhaka, pp. 79-89, ISSN: 1811-0266.
  • Nahar, Nazmun and Ahmed, H.M. 2005. Potentials of Export Earnings for Bangladesh: A Trend Analysis, Oriental Geographer, Vol. 49, No. 2, Dhaka, pp. 255-264,

ISSN: 00305308.

  • Nahar, Nazmun. 2005. Quick Assessment of Flood Situation, Journal of Geography & Environment, No. 5, Special Issue, Dhaka, pp. 172-184 (in Bangla), ISSN: 1680-6085.
  • Nahar, Nazmun. andHaque, N.A. 2006. A Study on Tiffin Box Distribution in Dhaka City, Oriental Geographer, Vol. 50, No. 1, Dhaka, pp. 55-62, ISSN: 00305308.
  • Nahar, N., Mizutani, N. and Ahmed H.M. (2011): Risk Assessment of Storm Surge Inundation: A study on Cyclone Aila, The Dhaka University Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1, Dhaka, pp. 25-34, ISSN: 2220-640X.
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  • Nazmun Nahar and Mahanambrota Das 2014. Impacts of coastal embankment on agriculture farming system and livelihoods in Jabusha Beel of Rupsha Upazilla, Dhaka University Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 1, December (Accepted).
  • Nazmun Nahar and Mahanambrota Das 2014. Participatory Safety Net Management: A case study on Vulnerable Char areas of Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Social Science Review, Vol 32 No 2 December 2014 (Accepted).
  • Nazmun Nahar and Mahanambrota Das 2014. Domestic Humanitarian Response To Natural Disasters: A Case Study Of Bangladesh, Journal of Social Sciences, Asiatic Society, December 2014 (Submitted).
  • Research Book publications as Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka:
  • Nahar, Nazmun and Koji Kawasaki. 2014. Inundation Risk of Strom Surge: West Coast of Bangladesh, Hakaani Publishers, Dhaka.




Computer Skills

  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SPSS
  • Familiar with internet and other conventional application software



  • Professor Nasreen Ahmad

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic)

Department of Geography & Environment

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Cell: 01755569540

  • Professor A.H.M Abdul Baquee

Department of Geography & Environment

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Cell: 01711565084