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    Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna

Nazia Hassan
Associate Professor

Name: Nazia Hassan                                    

Adress: Environmental Science Discipline

Life Science School, Khulna University

Khulna 9208, Bangladesh



Phone: +880-1718125586

Fax: +880-41-731244

Skype: munnazia

Sex: Female; Date of Birth: 20/11/1983;

Nationality: Bangladeshi

Marital Status: Married;

Husbands Name: Masudur Rahman;

Associate Professor, Environmental Science Discipline,

Khulna University, Khulna.

Parenthood: One child

Fathers Name: Md. Shahidul Hassan

Mothers Name: Shakina Khatun

Permanent Adress: Village: Monohorpur, Post+ Thana: Shailakupa, District: Jhenaidah

Administrative and Social welfare Engagements

·         Acting Provost of female resident hall named Aparajita Hall, Khulna University from January, 2018 to present. In addition, I had previous experienced to work as Assistant Provost at two female resident Halls.

·         Founder member of Badhon (Blood Donation Club), Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh

·         Member of Debating Club Naiaik, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh

·         Member of Environmental Awareness Club, Environmental Science, Khulna University, Bangladesh

·         Alumni of Ghent University and International Student Association of Ghent University, Belgium

·         Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation (Major Water)

October 2013:  Graduated from Center for Environmental Sanitation, Bioscience faculty, University of Ghent, Belgium

Thesis Title: Experimental and model-based analysis of primary sedimentation for wastewater treatment plants.

·         Master of Science in Water Resource Development

June 2011: Graduated from Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh; GPA: 3.33 out of 4 (equivalent to First Class).

Thesis Title: Assessment of environmental quality parameters in relation to different agro-water management practices (AWMPs) in south-west coastal Bangladesh.                                              

·         Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

June 2007: Graduated from Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh; GGPA 3.79 out of 4 (Distinction; 1st Position).

Thesis Title: Environmental auditing of bottled water quality of Bangladesh.

Scholarships and Awards

·         VLIR-UOS Scholarship for ICP Masters of Environmental Sanitation, Ghent University, Belgium.

·         South Asian Water (SAWA) Fellowship for M.Sc. in Water Rsource Development in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

·         University Merit Scholarship at the undergraduate level for academic excellence, Khulna, Bangladesh

Research Interests

·         Assessment and evaluation of occurrence, distribution and fate of contaminants to protect environmental degradation and human health;

·         Different aspects of water quality monitoring for ecosystem health protection or restoration;

·         Integrated approach with socio-eco-technical analysis of practiced agro-ecosystem sustainability to attain food security.

Current Research Project/Collaboration

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  • Professional Experiences

           I.            September 2015 to till date: Associate Professor                 

                Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh                                                      

        II.            June 2011 to September 2015: Assistant Professor             

                 Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh

     III.            September 2008–June 2011: Lecturer

     Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh

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(I)Peer-reviewed Articles in Journals:

Swarnokar, S. C., Hassan, N., Rahman, M., Islam, M. M.,and Ara, M. H. 2019. Assessment of Groundwater Quality in a Tidal River Basin of the Ganges Delta in Bangladesh. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection: 7:131-151.

Roy, S., Hassan, N. and Haider, K.B. 2017. Measurement and Impact Assessment of PM10 in Ambient Air of BSCIC Bagerhat. Open Journal of Air Pollution, 6: 93-102.

Haider, K.B., Hassan, N. and Roy, S. 2017. Monitoring and Impact Assessment of Gaseous Pollutant in Ambient Air of BSCIC, Bagerhat, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 3(3): 200-202.

Islam, M.M., Lenz, K.O., Azad, A.K., Ara, H.M., Rahman, M. and Hassan, N. 2017. Assessment of Spatio-Temporal Variations in Water Quality of Shailmari River, Khulna (Bangladesh) Using Multivariate Statistical Techniques. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 5: 1-26.

Islam, M.M., Azad, A.K., Ara, H.M, Rahman, M., Hassan, N., Swarnokar, S. C. and Rabeya, I. 2016. Environmental Study on a Coastal River of Bangladesh with Reference to Irrigation Water Quality Assessment: A Case Study on Shailmari River, Khulna. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 4: 41-64.

Rahman, M., Halder, M., Hassan, N. and Haque, F. 2015. Energy Input-Output Analysis of Rice Cultivation in the Coastal Region of Bangladesh. Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 37(4): 455-464.

Arifuzzaman, K., Rahman, M. and Hassan, N. 2015. Irrigation Channel Water Quality Monitoring by Multivariate Statistical Methods in the Interior Coastal District of Bangladesh. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT), 9(4): 74-80.

Rahman, M., Das, R., Hassan, N., Roy, K., Haque, F. and Akber, M.A. 2014. Environmental Study on Water Quality of Mayur River with Reference to Suitability for Irrigation. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5(2): 291-308.

Rahman, M., Mridha, U. K. and Hassan, N. 2014. Evaluation of Urban-Wastewater Quality for Irrigation: A Case Study of Khulna City, Bangladesh. SAWAS South Asian Water Studies, 4(2): 1- 20.

Hassan, N., Sadik, S., Saha, S.K., Rahman, M.Z. and Rahman, M.M.S. 2011. Chemical Characterization and Quality Compliance of Bottled Mineral Water in Bangladesh. Dhaka University Journal of Science, 59(1): 33-37.


(II) Book

Hassan, N., Mondal, M.S. and Sayeed, A.B. 2012. An Assessment of Environmental Parameter in Relation to Different Agro-Water Management Practices in South-West Coastal Region of Bangladesh. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany; ISBN -978-3-659-23955-7.

(III) Book Chapter:

Datta, D.K., Roy, K. and Hassan, N. 2009. Shrimp Culture: Trend, Consequences and Sustainability in the South-Western Coastal Region, In: Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Zone Environment, Ramanathan, A.I., Bhattachaya, P., Nepunae, B., Dittmar, T. andPrasad M.B.K. (eds.). Springer (Germany) jointly with Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi:X, 470 p; ISBN 978-90-981-3067.

(IV) Conference Proceedings (abstract/full paper) and Presentations:

Hassan, N., Roy, S., Sultana, J., Islam, M. and Mondal, M.S. 2018. Sustainable Agro-water Management Practices in South-West Coastal Bangladesh. Paper presented at 3rd CSD Annual Conference on Sustainable Development 2018, held on October 20-21, 2018, Center for Sustainable Development, University of liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), Dhaka, Bangladesh (paper submitted).

Ashraf, S., Datta, D.K., Sejuty, T.A., Rahman, M. and Hassan, N. 2017. Assessment of Water Quality of the Bhairab-Rupsha River System Using Quality Index (CCME-WQI). Paper presented at 6th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM-2017), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 4-6 March, 2017.

Swarnokar, S.C. and Hassan, N. 2017. Hydrochemical Characteristics and Suitability Assessment of Ground Water in the South-west Coastal Region of Bangladesh, 3rd International Seminar on Earth System Processes, Interruptions and Issues, held on April 19-20, 2017, University of Gour Banga, West Bengal, India.

Rahman, M., Islam, M.R., Arifuzzaman, K., Haque, F., Hassan, N.and Islam, M.M.2015. Assessing Nutrient Uptake and Yield Performance of Irrigated Rice with Conventional and Non-Conventional Water in Khulna, Bangladesh. Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 6-8 March 2015.

Mukharjee, P., Rahman, M.M., Saha, S.K. and Hassan, N. 2009. Role of Rain water Harvesting in Drinking Water Supply in the South-west Bangladesh to Mitigate the Salinity Effects of Climate Change. In Climate Change and the Tasks for Bangladesh: Proceedings of the special conference on Climate Change and Bangladesh Development Strategy: Domestic Policies and International Cooperation, Jointly organized by Bangladesh ParibeshAndolon (BAPA) and Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN).