Md. Mashrur Rahman

Lecturer, DURP, BUET.

Email: mashrur08@urp.buet.ac.bd; mashrurmishu@yahoo.com

Academic Qualification

  • BURP (2014): Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Research Interest

  • Application of GIS in Spatial Planning
  • Transportation Planning

 

Contribution in published books

  • Jahan, S., Debnath, A.K. and Rahman, M. (2015). Communication and Transportation Problem of Dhaka. In A. Mahmud & M. Jahangir (Eds.), Dhaka for Future Generations: Our Action . Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) and Centre for Development Communication (CDC) 

Journal Publications

  • Rahman,M., Zaman, K., & Hafiz, R. (2016). Translating Text into Space for Mapping the Past Territory of a City: A Study on Spatial Development of Dhaka during Mughal period. City, Territory and Architecture, 3. Springer Open: DOI: 10.1186/s40410-016-0036-y.
  • Rahman, M., & Neema, M. N. (2015). A GIS Based Integrated Approach to Measure the Spatial Equity of Community Facilities of Bangladesh. Geosciences 1 (1): 21-40. Aimspress: USA.
  • Rahman, M., Barua, U. and Stoican, I.A. (2014). The Changing Nature of Urban Public Places in Dhaka. Urbanism. Arhitectură. Construcţii, 5 (4), 5-16, National Research & Development Institute for Building, Urban Planning and Sustainable Spatial Development URBAN-INCERC, Bucharest, Romania. (ISSN 2069-6469).
  • Rahman, M and Zaman, K. (2013). Agricultural Vulnerability in Context of Coastal Region of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Research Publication Journal, 9 (1), 64-68. (ISSN: 1998-2003).
  • Rahman, M. and Rafiq, R. (2012). Urban Concentration and Spatial Imbalance of Urbanization in Bangladesh: Role of Small and Medium Sized Urban Centers, published in Nagar Shoilee, volume-06, an annual publication of USAB, BUET. (ISBN 978-984-33-5357-3).
  • Islam, S., Zaman, K., Rahman, M. and Sharmeen, N. (2012). The Impact of Growth Centers in Rural Economy and the Influence of Infrastructural Development on Growth Center: A Case Study of Tangail Infrastructural Development Project (TIDP), published in Nagar Shoilee, volume-06, an annual publication of USAB, BUET. (ISBN 978-984-33-5357-3).
  • Rahman, M. (2012). Public Space in The City: Regenerating Public Life in Urban Space, published in the souvenir on World Town Planning Day-2012 organized by Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP).
  • Rahman, M., Labib, S.M., Barua, U. and Rafiq, R. (2011). Integrating Rickshaw and Bus Transportation System in Dhaka City: A Case Study of Kazipara and Mirpur-10, published in Nagar Shoilee, volume-05, USAB, BUET. (ISBN 978-984-33-4079-5).

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

  • Teacher’s Appreciation Workshop organized by Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) on January 27-29, 2015.
  • Rahman, M., Mohiuddin, H. and Rafiq, R. (2013). Urban Concentration in Bangladesh: Prospects and Implications. Paper presented in 12th International Asian Urbanization Conference, Banaras Hindu University, India. (Organized by AURA, USA).
  • Rahman, M. and Rafiq, R. (2013). Transformation of Urban Public Places in Dhaka City: Past, Present and Future. Paper presented in 12th International Asian Urbanization Conference, Banaras Hindu University, India. (Organized by AURA, USA).

Articles in Newspaper

  • Rahman, M. (2012). Climate Change and Migration: An Emerging Nexus, published in the newspaper ‘The Daily Star’ on September 22, 2012.
  • Rahman, M. (2011). Accessibility to Riverfront: Improving Quality of Dhaka City Life, published in the newspaper ‘The Daily Star’ on October 15, 2011.
  • Rahman, M. (2010). Historic Dhaka City: Past Glory and Present Crisis, published in the newspaper ‘The Daily Star’ on August 7, 2010.

Training

  • “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.
  • Coursera, University of Melbourne: Verified Certificate on Climate Change. November, 2014

Research Experience

  • Worked as a GIS Instructor in the “Food Security Cluster GIS Training for Humanitarian Professionals”, organized by Center for Regional Development Studies, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET, during November 15-19, 2015.
  • Worked as a research associate in the feasibility study for the proposed new campus of BRAC University in Dhaka, conducted by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET (from August 2014 to December 2014).
  • Completed BURP thesis entitled “Analyzing the Spatial Development of Human Settlements in Dhaka”

Award

  • Champion in Inter-University Debate Competition on “Young Planners’ Day-2012"