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. A.; Akber, M. A.; Ghosh, P. K. (accepted). Water quality of small-scale desalination plants in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply.
Ahsan, M. S.; Akber, M. A.; Islam, M. A.; Kabir, M. P.; Hoque, M. I. (2017). Monitoring bacterial contamination of piped water supply in rural coastal Bangladesh. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-017-6316-5. Full text
Akber, M. A.; Islam, M. A.; Ahmed, M.; Rahman, M. M. and Rahman M. R. (2017). Changes of shrimp farming in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Aquaculture International. DOI: 10.1007/s10499-017-0159-5. Full text
Islam, M. I.; Romic, D.; Akber, M. A.; Romic, M. (2017). Trace metals accumulation in soil irrigated with polluted water and assessment of human health risk from vegetable consumption in Bangladesh. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10653-017-9907-8
Kabir, M.P.; Islam, M. A.; Akber, M. A. and Ahsan, M. S. (2016) Bacteriological assessment of Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) water in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 6(2): 231-241. DOI: 10.2166/washdev.2016.171
Chowdhury, A. H.; Akber, M. A. (2015). Impact of oil spill in the Sundarbans mangrove forest. Journal of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Science,  41(1): 75-94.
Islam, M. A.; Azad, A. K.; Akber, M. A.; Rahman, M; Sadhu, I. (2015). Effectiveness of solar disinfection (SODIS) in rural coastal Bangladesh. Journal of Water and Health, 13(4): 1113-1122. doi: 10.2166/wh.2015.186.
Rahman, A; Islam, M. A.; Akber, M. A. (2014). Bacteriological quality of drinking water of the Khulna University campus, Khulna. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 27, 102-105.
Rahman, M; Das; R.; Hassan, N.; Roy, K.; Haque, F.; 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). doi: 10.6088/ijes.2014050100026.
Akber, M. A.; Shrestha, R. P. (2013). Land use change and its effect on biodiversity in Chiang Rai province of Thailand. Journal of Land Use Science, 10(1), 108-128, DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2013.807315.

Articles in Conference/Seminar Proceeding
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.