Md. Ali Akber

Md. Ali Akber

Assistant Professor
Environmental Science Discipline,
Khulna University,
Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.
E-mail: shamim.05es@gmail.com; makber@es.ku.ac.bd
Phone: +8801911117329,
Fax: + 880-41-731244,
Skype: shamim_05es

 

Education
M.Sc. in Natural Resources Management (2012), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.
B.Sc. in Environmental Science (2009), Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Research Interests
Land use change; Ecosystem services; GIS and spatial analysis.

Teaching
Below is a list of courses I have taught at various disciplines of Khulna University.
Environmental Science Discipline: ES 2105 Environmental Analysis; ES3 101 & ES 3201 Energy and Environment – I & II; Econ 3111Environmental Economics and Management; ES 3256 Geographic Information System; ES 4165 Remote Sensing; ES 4209 Environmental Modelling; MS 5137 Global Warming and Climate Change.
Fisheries and Marine Resources Technology Discipline: CMS 5209 GIS and Remote Sensing
Development Studies Discipline: DS 2103 Basic Environmental Studies; DS 3103 Natural Resources Management

Publications
Peer-rev. Journal Article
Islam, M.; Akber, M. A.; Islam, M. A. (accepted). Willingness to pay for improved drinking water in the southwest coastal Bangladesh. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply.
Islam, M. A.; Akber, M. A.; Ahmed, M.; Rahman, M. M.; Rahman M. R. (accepted). Climate change adaptations of shrimp farmers: a case study from southwest coastal Bangladesh. Climate and Development.
Islam, M. A.; Akber, M. A.; Ghosh, P. K. (2017). Water quality of small-scale desalination plants in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. DOI:

Articles in Conference/Seminar Proceeding
Ahsan, M. S.; Akber, M. A.; Islam, M. A.; Rahman, M. M. and Rahman M. R. (in press). Shrimp farmers’ competence and training needs on climate change adaptation: a case study from southwest coastal Bangladesh. Proceedings of International Conference on Climate Change, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb 15-16, 2017
Khan, M. W. R.; Akber, M. A.; Islam, M. A.; Rahman, M. M.; Rahman, M. R. (in press). Assessment of ecosystem service value of southwest coastal Bangladesh. Proceedings of 2nd CSD International Conference on Sustainable Development, Feb 10 – 11 February, 2017.
Akber, M. A.; Islam, M. A.; Ahmed, M.; Rahman, M. M.; Rahman, M. R. (2017) Adaptation options of shrimp aquaculture in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Water and Flood Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 4-6 March 2017.
Kabir, M.P., Islam, M.A., Akber, M.A. (2015). Bacteriological assessment of managed aquifer recharge (MAR) water in southwest coastal areas of Bangladesh. In: Humphreys, E., T.P. Tuong, M.C. Buisson, I. Pukinskis and M. Phillips. (2015). Revitalizing the Ganges Coastal Zone: Turning Science into Policy and Practices Conference Proceedings. Colombo, Sri Lanka: CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF). 600pp.
Akber, M. A.; Datta, D. K.; Chowdhury, A. H. (2014). Undergraduate course curricula on environmental science: a reflection from Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. Proceedings of the seminar on Endeavor for Basic Requirements in Undergraduate Course Curricula for Environmental Sciences to Meet the Challenges of Twenty First Century, 1, 117-127.
Rahman, M.; Das, R.; Roy, K.; Akber, M. A. (2013). Evaluation of dry season water quality of Mayur River flowing through the western fringe of Khulna city. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Water & Flood Management (ICWFM), 1, 17-25.

Conference Presentations/Posters
Islam, M. A.; Akber, M. A.; Ahmed, M.; Rahman, M. M. and Rahman M. R. (2016) Ecosystem based shrimp aquaculture as adaptation option in southwest Bangladesh. Proceedings of the 4th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 10 – 13 May 2016.
Azam, M.; Akber, M. A.; Shoaib, S. A.; Hossain, M. S. (2010). Implication of climate change in the destination path of GBM Basin. Deltas in Times of Climate Change Conference 2010, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Chapter
Chiba, Y.; Prabhakar, S. V. R. K.; Islam, M. A.; Akber, M. A. (2017). Non-economic loss and damages in Bangladesh: A case study of Koyra Upazila. In Chiba, Y. and S.V.R.K. Prabhakar (Eds.), Addressing Non-economic Losses and Damages Associated with Climate Change: Learning from the Recent Past Extreme Climatic Events for Future Planning (pp.17-42). Kobe, Japan: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).