Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.



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Dipl. ₋ Ing. Simu Akter



2015 – 2017:  Master of Science (MSc.) 

                       Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering 

                       Institute of Applied Geosciences, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

                       Position: within top 5%

2012 – 2014: Master of Science (MSc.)

                      Environmental Science Discipline

                      Life Science School, Khulna University, Bangladesh

                      Position: 1st class 1st

2007 – 2011: Bachelor of Science (BSc.)

                      Environmental Science Discipline

                      Life Science School, Khulna University, Bangladesh

                      Position: 1st class 1st with Distinction

 2006:            Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)

                      Science, Govt. M. M. City College, Khulna, Bangladesh.

2004:             Secondary School Certificate (SSC)

                      Science, Govt. Coronation Secondary Girls School, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Awards and Scholarships:


2015 – 2017: German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst DAAD) Scholarship, Germany.

            2012: University Grand Commission (UGC) Scholarship, Bangladesh. 

2007 – 2011: University Grand Commission (UGC) Scholarship, Bangladesh. 



Research Interest:




GIS and RS

Climate Change Adaptation 

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Publication List (Journal Articles Peer-Reviewed) 

Year 2020Akter, S., Ahmed, K.R., 2020b. Insight and explore farming adaptation measures to support sustainable development goal 2 in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh. Environment, Development and Sustainability.

Akter, S., Ahmed K. R., Marandi, A., Schüth, C., 2020a. Possible factors for increasing water salinity in an embanked coastal island in the southwest Bengal Delta of Bangladesh. Science of the Total Environment, 713: 136668.

Year 2019Akter, S., Ahmed, K.R., 2019. Water chemistry and water quality of a tidal river system in relation with river bank land use pattern and regional climate in the southwest Bengal Delta of Bangladesh. Sustainable Water Resource Management, Vol: 5, Issue, 17, pp: 1-21.

Year 2017: Ahmed, K. R.,  Akter, S., 2017. Analysis of Landcover Change in Southwest Bengal Delta due to Floods by NDVI, NDWI and K-Means Cluster with Landsat Multi-Spectral Surface Reflectance Satellite Data. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, Vol: 8, Issue, C, pp: 168–181.

Conference Abstract 

Year 2019S. Akter; K. R. Ahmed. Salinization in Coastal River: Emerging Eco-hydrological and Socio-Ecological Problem in the Southwest Coastal Region of the Bengal Delta in Bangladesh. The 2nd coastal water convention, August 1₋2, 2019, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Year 2018S. Akter; K. R. Ahmed; A. Marandi; C. Schüth. Saltwater intrusion and its responsible factors in southwest Bengal Delta. International Conference Water Science for Impact, 16 – 18 October 2018 at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in Wageningen, Netherlands.


Year 2013Kazi Rifat Ahmed, Simu Akter, Kushal Roy, 2013. Alternative Development Loom By Reason Of Natural Changes: Using Consistency and Sustainability In South-West Coastal Region, Bangladesh. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.