Sadia Afroj


Academic Qualifications:

  • MURP (October 2018 - Ongoing)

    Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • BURP (2018)

    Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • HSC (2013)

    Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), Gaffargaon Mohila College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

  • SSC (2011)

    Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Khairullah Govt. Girls’ High School, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Research Interests:

  • Transportation Planning

  • Urban Planning

  • Disaster Management

Journal publications:

  • Shome, P., & Afroj, S. (2019). Local Level Multi-hazard Mapping for Natural and Manmade Hazards: A Case Study of Chittagong Division. Journal of Environmental Engineering and its Scope, Vol 2 (3), pp. 1-9. URL: 10.5281/zenodo.3582626

Conference and Seminar Proceedings:

  • Afroj, S., Fuad, N., and Hasan, M.M.U., & Debnath. A. k. (2019). Sustainability of Carsharing Service in Dhaka: A Case  Study on Uber Users. International Conference on Sustainability in Natural and Built Environment (4th International GCSTMR Congress). Global Circle for Scientific, Technological and Management Research (GCSTMR). January 20-22, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Nithila, A., Tahsin, N., Afroj. S., & Hanif, F. (2017). A Study on Revitalizing Parks and Playgrounds in Dhaka. Nagar Shoilee, Vol-8, pp. 10-16, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET. ISBN: 978-984-34-2625-3

  • Hanif, F., Afroj, S., & Fuad, N. (2017). A Comparative Study on Freight Transportation through Dhaka-Chittagong Corridor. Nagar Shoilee, Vol-8, p. 39-46, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET. ISBN: 978-984-34-2625-3.

Articles in Newspaper:

  • Afroj, S. (2019). "Keno porbo nogor o onchol porikolpona" in Bangla, published in the Daily Prothom Alo. URL

Research Grants and Other Professional Attachments:

  • Member, Consulting Team for "Earthquake risk assessment for developing contingency plans, training modules and awareness materials for Rangpur City Corporation and Tangail/Rangamati and Sunamganj Pourashavas", the project of National Resilience Programme (NRP), Department of Disaster Management (DDM) under the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), Bangladesh and funded by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 

  • Member, Consulting Team for  "Preparation of Reference for Upazila Master Plan project under URMIDP of Local Government Engineering Department (LGED)", GoB

  • Research Assistant, at the project of “Development of Climate Check Tool for Bangladesh Planning Commission” funded and supported by the General Economics Division and the Physical Infrastructure Division of the Bangladesh Planning Commission and Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Bangladesh.

  • Research Assistant, at the project of “Potentiality of Urban Consolidation in Maulavibazar Area, Old Dhaka”, supported by East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Intern, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Dhaka. From March 2018 to April 2018.

Membership of Professional and Other Bodies:

  • Associate Member, Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP)

  • Member, Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA)

  • Member, BUET Planners