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    Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh

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Prosun Kumar Ghosh

Associate Professor

Research Interest:

Environmental/Physical Geology, Hydrogeochemistry and Water Quality Issues, Wetland Ecosystem Services and Valuation, Cost-benefit Analysis, Public Health and Nutrition.

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Education

Master of Science (MSc) in Water Resources Development (WRD), Post-graduated in 2010 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Website: www.buet.ac.bd/iwfm)

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental ScienceGraduated with Distinction in 2007 from Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Bio

Mr. Ghosh is working as a faculty member (Associate Professor) in Environmental Science Discipline of Khulna University since 2011 and at both graduate and post graduate levels he teaches a number of diversified courses, which embrace Physical Environment, Quaternary Environment, Surficial Processes and Landforms, Soil Environment, Hydrology, Water Pollution, Noise Pollution, Environmental Auditing, Global Environmental Issues and Policies, Wetland Management and Resource Evaluation, Integrated Water Resource Planning and Management. 

Generally, Mr. Ghosh's research underlines appraising the environmental quality issues that are currently undergoing by the coastal populace and also the coastal urban agglomerates located in the Lower Bengal Delta of Bangladesh in one of the largest geosynclinal basins of the world.

Experiences

Professional Experience

** 04th September, 2018-Present; Associate Professor, Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

** 05th September, 2013-03rd September, 2018; Assistant Professor, Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

 ** 02th March, 2011-04th September, 2013; Lecturer, Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Invited Reviewer of International ISI-indexed Journals

 (1)  Environmental Science and Policy (Publisher: Elsevier B.V., Radarweg  29, 1043 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

(2) Environmental Modeling and Assessment (Publisher: Springer Nature, Switzerland)

(3)   Water Economics and Policy (Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte LtdSingapore)


Research and Grants

(1) Working as a Consortium Member in the program of “Water as a Leverage”  national and international partners: CDR-International, Defacto urbanism, Nelen & Schuurmans, DevConsultant, Khulna University, Royal HaskoningDHV, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands, July 2018- till date.

(2) Worked as the Principal Investigator “Quality Assessment of Potable Water Supplied at Residential Halls in Public Universities of Khulna City in South-western Bangladesh” funded by Khulna University Research Cell (KURC), Khulna-9208, Bangladesh, July 2013-June 2014.

(3) Worked as a Team Member of the Khulna University Research Team “Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization” in collaboration with the Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, funded by IDRC, Canada, 3rd March 2011-18th June 2013.

(4) Worked as the Co-investigator “Innovation of Technology for Disaster Risk reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the South-west Coastal Area of Bangladesh” funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, July 2012-June 2013.

(5) Worked as the Co-investigator “Morphological and Assemblage patterns of Gastropod within Environmental and Habitat Variation of South-western Bangladesh” funded by the Ministry of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, July 2013-June 2016.


External Examiner

(1) External Examiner of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalganj-8100, Dhaka, Bangladesh (website: https://www.bsmrstu.edu.bd/s/) in the Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management as an answer script evaluator of the semester final examination.

(2) External Examiner of Jessore Science and Technology University (website: www.jstu.edu.bd), Jessore-7408, Bangladesh in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology as a question paper setter, answer script and thesis evaluator of the semester final examination.

(3) External Examiner of Jessore Science and Technology University (website: www.jstu.edu.bd), Jessore-7408, Bangladesh in the Department of Petroleum and Mining Engineering as a question paper setter and answer script evaluator of the semester final examination.

(4) External Examiner of National University (website: http://www.nu.ac.bd), Gazipur-1704, Bangladesh in the Department of Environmental Science as a question paper setter of the semester final examination.

(5) External Examiner in Development Studies Discipline, Economics Discipline and Sociology Discipline of Khulna University as a question paper setter, answer script and thesis evaluator of the semester final examination.

(6) External Examiner (for Thesis at Bachelor level) of Khulna City Corporation Women’s College affiliated by Khulna University in Food and Nutrition Department, and Child Development and Family Relation Department under Life Science School of Khulna University.

(7) External Examiner of Khulna Mohila Polytechnic Institute (website: http://www.kmpi.gov.bd), Khulna, Bangladesh in the Department of Environmental Technology.


Thesis Supervision

**Supervised Bachelor level thesis (BSc) in Environmental Science_14 students till 2018  &  

  the Department of Child Development and Family Relation, and the Department of Food and Nutrition students of Khulna City Corporation Women's College in Public Health and Nutrition field_21 students till 2018

***Supervised Masters level thesis (MS) in Environmental Science_ 07 students till 2019



Publication

ISI-index Refereed International Journal Articles

 (1)  Datta, D.K., Ghosh, P.K. and Aktar, M. (2018) Bio-physical attributes of coastal villages under         climate stressed environmental conditions in Bengal Delta, Bangladesh. Journal of Climate               Change, 4(1):71-83, DOI: 10.3233/JCC-180008 (Publisher: IOS Press BV, The Netherlands).

(2) Islam, M.A, Akber, M.A. and Ghosh, P.K. (2018) Water quality of small-scale desalination   plants  in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Water Science & Technology: Water Supply, 18(5):1606-   1616, DOI: 10.2166/ws.2017.222 (Publisher: IWA Publishing, UK).


(3)  Ghosh, P.K. and Mondal, M.S. (2013) Economic valuation of the non-use attributes of a south-western coastal wetland in Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 56(9):1403-1418, DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2012.724667 (Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK).

 

International Refereed Book Chapters

(I) Single Authored Book Chapter

(1)  Ghosh P.K. (2017) “Valuing the Attributes of Wetlands in Coastal Areas of South Asia: Incorporating the Economic Value into Policy Making (Chapter 18)”. In: Prusty B., Chandra R., Azeez P. (eds.) Wetland Science: Perspectives from South Asia. Springer, New Delhi, India, pp. 347-368.

 

 (II) Co-authored Book Chapters

(1)    Dasgupta, P., Ghosh, P.K., Rahman, R. and Khan, M.S.A. (2016) “Mapping Gains and Losses from the Mayur Ecosystem (Chapter 9)” in V. Narain and A. Prakash (eds.) Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia- Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, pp. 261-285.

(2)   Datta, D.K. and Ghosh, P.K. (2015) “Groundwater of the Municipalities of Southwestern Coastal Bangladesh (Chapter 7)” in V. Subramanian (ed.) Surface and Sub-surface Water in Asia-Issues and Perspectives. IOS Press BV, The Netherlands, pp. 120-145. 


International Peer-reviewed Report

(1)    Dasgupta, P., Ghosh, P.K., Khan, M.S.A. and Rahman, R. (2013) ‘Cost-benefit analysis for drinking water: a study of River Mayur at Khulna, Bangladesh (Chapter 6) in Prakash, A. and Singh, S. (eds.) Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia-Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanisation. SaciWATERs and IDRC, Hyderabad, India, ISBN: 978-81-929178-0-1 (http://saciwaters.org/periurban/pdfs/popularpublication-march27-2014.pdf), pp. 91-105.


National Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

(1)     Ghosh, P.K. and Ashik-Ur-Rahman, M. (2017) Evaluation of monsoon drinking water quality of the Mongla river of south-western coastal Bangladesh using water quality index. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 32: 41-46 (Publisher: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, ISSN 1561-9206).

(2)  Haque, F., Aktar, S. and Ghosh, P.K. (2015) Evaluation of water supply and sanitation conditions in the slums of Khulna City Corporation of Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 6(1&2): 155-160 (Publisher: Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh, ISSN 1991-0037).

(3)   Sikder, M.S., Ghosh, P.K. and Mondal, M.S. (2013) Developing strategies for wetland resources management-a policy implication for a south-western coastal wetland in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, XXII (II): 105-114 (Publisher: Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Website: http://www.bpatc.org.bd/elibrary/index.php?m=3).


(4)  Harun, M.A.Y.A., Ghosh, P.K. and Saleh, A.F.M. (2012) Effects of small scale freshwater development subprojects on fisheries in Satkhira district of Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 5(1&2): 101-106 (Publisher: Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh, ISSN 1991-0037).

(5)  Ghosh, P.K., Sikder, M.S., Parvin, R. and Bhattacharjee, A.K. (2012) Drinking quality assessment of south-western coastal groundwater- an indication of shallow groundwater quality deterioration in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, XXI (II): 105-114 (Publisher: Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Website: http://www.bpatc.org.bd/elibrary/index.php?m=3).


(6)     Rahman, M.M.S., Ghosh, P.K., Bhattacharjee, A.K. and Bahar, M.M. (2012) Quality assessment of food shop supplied drinking water-a case study for city area in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 23: 45-50 (Publisher: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, ISSN 1561-9206).


(7)  Ghosh, P.K., Karim, M.R., Akter, F. and Mondal, M.S. (2012) Assessing the impacts of water interventions on brackish water ecosystem and associated livelihoods using fish indicator. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 22: 21-26 (Publisher: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, ISSN 1561-9206).


(8)  Ghosh, P.K. and Mondal, M.S. (2012) Economic valuation of the use attributes of Chanda beel wetland in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 22: 90-95 (Publisher: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, ISSN 1561-9206).

 

International Book

(1)     Ghosh, P.K. and Mondal, M.S. (2012) ‘Impact of Interventions on Brackish Water Ecosystem and Livelihoods-A Case Study of a Coastal River in Bangladesh’, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8484-1735-3.


International Conference Proceedings

(1)  Ghosh, P.K., Sultana, K., Bhattacharjee, A.K., Yasmin, F. and Ashik-Ur-Rahman, M. (2015) Quality of monsoon surface and groundwater in Phultala Upazila of the south-western coastal Bangladesh-a policy implication for water quality management. 5th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM-2015), Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 6-8 March, 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 357-366 (ISBN: 978-984-33-8801-8).

(2)  Ghosh, P.K., Parvin, R., Bhattacharjee, A.K. and Datta, D.K. (2013) Evaluation of shallow groundwater chemistry and quality in a south-western coastal area of Bangladesh. 4th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM-2013), Volume One, Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 4-5 October, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 73-79 (ISBN: 978-984-33-7310-6).

(3)   Ghosh, P.K. and Mondal, M.S. (2011) Economic valuation of the non-market benefits of a wetland of south-west Bangladesh towards sustainable wetland resource management. 3rd International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM-2011), Volume One, Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 8-10 January, 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 117-123 (ISBN: 978-984-33-2298-2).