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Academic Awards/Funds Received

  1. The Centre for Natural Disaster Science (CNDS) grants (attached) to participate in the CNDS Forum on Natural Disasters, and the CNDS & UCL-IRDR workshop in the Department of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden from 25-31 October 2016.
  2. The British Council and CONACYT funding (attached) to attend the 1st International Workshop on ‘Seismic Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies for Existing Buildings and Structures’  held in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico from 17-21 October 2016.
  3. The Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and Yusuf Ali Grant to attend the EEFIT Ecuador Earthquake Reconnaissance Mission from 26 May to 7 June 2016.
  4. The 2016 Summer Training Course for Slope Land Disaster Reduction in National Taiwan University from August 14th to August 25th, 2016 sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan. 
  5. International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG) grants to attend the EGU/CERG FORM-OSE Post-Graduate Training School 2016 on “Landslides and other Geological Hazards in Active Volcanic Environments” in São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal from 4-9 July 2016.
  6. Fund to attend the 2015 Summer Institute for Disaster and Risk Research, from July 27-August 7, 2015 in Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
  7. 2015 Unidata Users Workshop fund on Data-Driven Geoscience: Applications, Opportunities, Trends, and Challenges; held in Boulder, Colorado, USA from 22-25 June 2015.
  8. Sichuan University Fellowship-2014 and IRDR Fund-2014 to attend a summer immersion course on ‘Sustainable Management of Protected Areas’ at the Department of Environmental Sciences, College of Architecture and Environment, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China from 29 June – 13 July 2014.
  9. Commonwealth PhD Scholarship in the United Kingdom- 2013, to conduct PhD at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction, University College London (UCL), London, UK (2013-2016). Primary Supervisor: Professor David E. Alexander.
  10. Monash International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (MIPRS), Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS) and Faculty of Arts Top-Up Award-2013 to conduct PhD at the School of Geography & Environmental Science, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Victoria, Australia. Primary Supervisor: Xuan Zhu, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment; Faculty of Science, Monash University, Australia.
  11. School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo (SEUT) Grant for International Students- 2013, to conduct PhD at the Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. Primary Supervisor: Professor Yasushi Asami, Director and Professor, Center for Spatial Information Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan (Not availed).
  12. Erasmus Mundus M.Sc Scholarship-2009 awarded by the European Commission, to conduct M.Sc in Geospatial Technologies (2009-2011).
  13. Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window Program for Regional Asia (EMMA) Scholarship-2009 awarded by the European Commission to conduct M.Sc at ITC, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, the Netherlands (Not availed).
  14. University Merit Scholarship-2004 for good semester result awarded by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  15. Technical and Compensatory Scholarship in every academic year for good academic results awarded by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (2003-2007).
  16. Board Scholarship (General), Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) Examination, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2002-2005).
  17. Board Scholarship (General), Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) Examination, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1999-2001).
  18. Junior Scholarship (Talent-pool), Jessore Zilla School, Jessore, Bangladesh (1997-1999).
  19. Primary Scholarship (Talent-pool), Bhola Government High School, Bhola, Bangladesh (1994-1996).

Professional Awards/Funds Received

  1. ICT (Information, Communication & Technology) for Mountain Development Award 2015, awarded by the  International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).ICIMOD Mountain Award_BAYES
  2. ICIMOD/ SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme-2013. Project title: Developing Dynamic Web-GIS based Early Warning System for the Communities at Landslide Risks in Chittagong Metropolitan Area, Bangladesh. This project is carried out under the auspices of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Duration: June 2014 – September 2015.
  3. MyCOE/ SERVIR Fellowship Program in the Himalayas-2013 awarded by the Association of American Geographers (AAG) from February – December 2013.