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Dr Md Jahangir Alam

Dr Md Jahangir Alam
Name Md Jahangir Alam
Position Adjunct Lecturer
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Email
Qualifications BScCivEng Bangladesh IT Rajshahi , MEng Asian IT , PhD Monash
Homepage https://au.linkedin.com/in/jahangiralamusq
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090799 )

Research interests
Computational modelling in hydrology, hydraulics and environmental hydraulics with major focuses in:
1. Surface Water Hydrology
2. Environmental pollutant process
3. Estuarine processes and coastal dynamics
4. Flood hazards and risk assessment
5. Stormwater drainage and urban water management
6. River morphology and sediment transport

Professional memberships
Member (MIEAust), The Institution of Engineers Australia
Member, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ)
Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)
Ex Member, Hydrological Society, Canberra
Ex Member, Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne (awarded)
Ex Member, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh

Industry affiliations
Reviewer, Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier
Reviewer, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE
Reviewer, Journal of Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier
Reviewer, Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENV3104 Hydraulics II
ENV3105 Hydrology
ENV2902 Hydraulics Practice

Research most recent
Alam, M.J. & Dutta, D. (2016). A Sub-Catchment Based Approach for Modelling Nutrient Dynamics and Transport at a River Basin Scale, Water Resources Management. Published online in Springer. doi:10.1007/s11269-016-1500-x

Alam, M.J., Korn, A., & Hardy, M. (2015). Investigating environmental watering options using Source IMS: a case study – the River Murray, Australia. In Weber, T., McPhee, M.J. and Anderssen, R.S. (eds) MODSIM2015, 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2015, pp. 490–496. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-5-5.

Alam, Md. J., Bethune, M., Close, A., Townsend, P. (2014): Modelling water demand in the Murray and Lower Darling Rivers, International River Symposium, September 15-18, 2014, Canberra.


Research most notable
Journal publications:

Alam, Md. J. and Dutta, D. (2013). Predicting climate change impact on nutrient pollution in waterways: a case study in the upper catchment of the Latrobe River, Australia, Ecohydrology, Vol. 6(1): 73-82, 2013, published online in Wiley InterScience on 6 January 2012. DOI:10.1002/eco.282.

Alam, Md. J. and Dutta, D. (2012). A process-based and distributed model for nutrient dynamics in river basin: development, testing and applications, Ecological Modelling, Elsevier, Vol. 247, pp. 112- 124.

Dutta, D., Alam, J., Umeda, K., Hayashi, M. and Hironaka, S. (2007). A two dimensional hydrodynamic model for flood inundation simulation: a case study in the Lower Mekong River basin, Hydrological Processes, 21, 1223-1237 (2007), published online in Wiley InterScience. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6682.

Conference publications:
Alam, Md. J. and Dutta, D. (2010). Grid Based Modelling of Nutrient Dynamics and Transport Process in River Basin: a case Study –the Latrobe River Basin, Australia, Joint conference of Tenth Symposium on Stochastic Hydraulics and Fifth International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research, 5th - 7th of July 2010 at Quebec City, Canada.

Alam, Md. J. and Dutta, D. (2009). Modelling Nutrient Emission under Rainfall-Runoff Process at River Basin Scale, H2009: 32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 2009, 30 November - 3 December 2009, Newcastle, Australia.

Alam, Md. J., Dutta, D. and Nakayama, K. (2009). Modelling Nutrient Dynamics and Transport Process in River Basin: A case Study – Saru River, Japan, The proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Information Technologies for Sustainable management of Aquatic Ecosystems, A joint conference of the 8th International Conference on Hydroinformatics and the 7th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, January 12-16 2009, Concepcion, Chile.

Alam, Md. J., Dutta, D. and Nakayama, K. (2008). A Catchment Based Approach of Nutrient Modelling in a River Basin, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management (IWA DIPCON 2008), 25-29 August 08, Thailand.

Alam, J., Fountain, B. and Malcolm, M. (2008). Catchment Management for Planning Sustainable Urban Form: A case study – Kapiti Coast New Zealand. Proceedings of the Australia’s Environmental and Sustainability Conference and Exhibition, ENVIRO08, 5-7 May 2008, Melbourne, Australia.

Alam, J., Fountain,B. and Martell, C. (2006). Combined 1D-2D modelling for flood hazard management planning: A case study- Mangaroa River, New Zealand, “The Water Conference 2006-Enough for Everyone?”, NZWWA’s official 48th Annual conference and expo, 11-13 Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dutta, D., J. Alam, K. Umeda, S. Hironaka (2006). Quasi 2D vs. Fully 2D Hydrodynamic Modelling for Floodplain Management: A comparative Study in the Lower Mekong River Basin, Proceedings of the International Conference on 'Wise Water Resources Management Towards Sustainable Growth and Poverty Reduction, Asia Pacific Association of Hydrology and Water Resources, Bangkok, Thailand.

Dutta, D., Alam, Md., J., Umeda, K., Hayashi,M., Hironaka, S. (2004). Physical Based Distributed Modeling Approach for Urban Flood Simulation in the Lower Mekong Basin, International Conference on Advances in Integrated Mekong River Management, 25-27 October 2004, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

Imteaz, M.A., Khan, A.S., Alam, Md. J. (2003). Development of Operation Manual and Decision Support System for Teesta Barrage and its Canal Head Regulator, 2nd Asia-Pacific DHI Software Conference, 3-4 November, 2003 Sydney, Australia.

Wahid,S.M., Alam, Md. J., Mark, O. Rahman, A. (2002). Mathematical River Modelling to Support Ecological Monitoring of the Largest Mangrove Forest of the World- The Sundarban, 1st Asia-Pacific DHI Software Conference, 17-18 June, 2002, Thailand.

Khan,A.,S., Alam, Md. J. (2001). Use of Mathematical Modelling Tool for Environmental Impact Assessme


Publications in ePrints

Alam, Md Jahangir and Dutta, Dushmanta (2016) A sub-catchment based approach for modelling nutrient dynamics and transport at a river basin scale. Water Resources Management, 30 (14). pp. 5455-5478. ISSN 0920-4741

Alam, Md Jahangir and Korn, Alistair and Hardy, Matthew (2015) Investigating environmental watering options using Source IMS: a case study – the River Murray, Australia. In: 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation of Modelling (MODSIM 2015) , 29 Nov - 04 Dec 2015, Gold Coast, Australia.

Alam, Md Jahangir and Bethune, Matthew and Townsend, Phil and Close, Andy (2014) Modelling water demand and trade on the Murray and lower Darling rivers. In: 17th International River Symposium 2014: Excellence Collaboration Integration, 15-18 Sep 2014, Canberra, Australia.

Alam, Md Jahangir and Dutta, Dushmanta (2013) Predicting climate change impact on nutrient pollution in waterways: a case study in the upper catchment of the Latrobe River, Australia. Ecohydrology, 6 (1). pp. 73-82. ISSN 1936-0584

Alam, Md Jahangir and Dutta, Dushmanta (2012) A process-based and distributed model for nutrient dynamics in river basin: development, testing and applications. Ecological Modelling, 247. pp. 112-124. ISSN 0304-3800

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