Dipita Hossain

Lecturer, DURP, BUET.

Email: dhossain003@urp.buet.ac.bd; h_dipita@yahoo.com

Academic Qualification

  • MURP (2016): Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

  • BURP (2012): Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Research Interest

  • Environmental Health and Economics; Environmental Planning and Management
  • Regional Planning
  • Urban Planning
  • GIS Application in Urban Planning

 

Publication

  • Hossain,D , Jahan, N. , Akhter, K, Hossain I , Islam, I and Sharmeen, N. (2013). PRA: A Tool to Address WatSan Issues and Achieve the Standard In Low Income Settlements An empirical study on a Dhaka slum’, Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners, ISSN 2075-9363, Vol. 6, December 2013, pp. 73-85.
  • Islam, S., Haque, A. M., Shubho, M. T. H., Islam, I., Khatun, F. and Hossain, D. (2013). Addressing Community Based Problems: Exploring the Role of CBO through Participatory Approach. European Scientific Journal, Special Edition, Vol. 3, pp. 92–104.
  • Sharmin, N., Hira, S., Ayon, B.D., Awal, M. R., Islam, I., Khatun, F. and Hossain, D. (2013), “Solving Community Problems through Participatory Planning: Role of CBO (A Case Study of Monipuripara, Dhaka”, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 06, No. 06, pp. 109-128.
  • Jahan, N., Islam, S., Hossain, D., Shil, B. C., Islam, I., & Akther, M. S. (2011). Image of Chawk Bazaar: An Analysis from Physical and Socio-Economic Perspectives. Nagar Shoilee, 5, 30-34.

Conferences/Workshops

  • "Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh", on February 22-24, 2013, Organized by Bangladesh Development Initiative (BDI) at UC Berkeley, California.
  • Identification of Main Climate Related Pressures in Bangladesh” Quantifying Projected Impacts Under 2°C Warming (IMPACT 2C), November 21, 2012. Dhaka.
  • Bangladesh Convention on Rainwater Harvesting”, June 15-17, 2012. Dhaka.

Trainings Attended

  • Participated in training on ‘Urban Rainwater Harvesting System’  organized by WaterAid held 17-19 June, 2013 at BRAC CDM, Savar.
  • "Training on Climate Change and Emerging Challenges" Organized by IWM, September 23-25, 2012. Dhaka.
  • Training on ERDAS IMAGINE”, Organized by Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET in October, 2012. Dhaka.
  • Training on Statistica Dataminer”, Organized by Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET in October, 2012. Dhaka.
  • Training on TransCAD and TransModeler”, Organized by Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET in September, 2012. Dhaka.

Conference Proceedings

  • Hossain, D., Jahan, N., Shil, B. C., Islam, S., Islam, I., Haque, A. & Debnath, A. K. (2013). A Spatial Analysis On Agricultural Production of Bangladesh: Focusing On Milk and Turmeric. Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh. Berkeley, California: BDI.
  • Islam, S., Haque, A. M., Shubho, M. T. H., Islam, I., Khatun, F. and Hossain, D. (2013). Addressing Community Based Problems: Exploring the Role of CBO through Participatory Approach. Proceedings on 1st Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum, 24-26 October 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Academic Achievements

  • Received “Prime Minister’s Gold medal 2011-12” by University Grants Commission, Bangladesh on 6 January, 2016 for  acheiving top position the Faculty of Architecture and Planning of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

Research Experience

  • Completed MURP Thesis on: Valuation of Health Impact due to Industry Induced Environmental Pollution.
  • Completed BURP Thesis on: Empirical Analysis of Trade Area for Selected Shopping Centers in Dhaka City.