Research and Development Activities of the Department

The department is relatively young; within a decade of establishment, the department has organized some successful events related to Research and Development. The department has advance instruments and equipment with laboratories for study different aspects of urban and regional planning, particularly transportation supply and demand analysis, disaster management, salinity problems in coastal areas, housing demand, water supply and sanitation problems, solid waste management, natural resources management etc. 

Research Projects

Project Title Funding Authority Investigators
Response of Natural Disasters through Resilience: Addressing Extreme Climatic Disasters to Annihilate the Insecurity of Food, Nutrition and Livelihood - A Study on Disaster Affected Communities in Bangladesh DFID (in collaboration with University College London) Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar, Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat, Md. Mokhlesur Rahman
Water as Leverage for Resilient Cities in Asia RVO-Netherland Government Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar, Showmitra Kumar Sarkar
Country Study: Disaster, Climate Change and Poverty in Bangladesh Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar, Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Salt-water Shrimp Induced Salinity and Its Effect on Rice Farmers: An Evidence from Satkhira, Bangladesh South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) Dr. Md. Manjur Morshed
Detailed GIS Mapping for LIC Units in Some Selected Slums (eight slums) in Dhaka City WSUP (Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor), UK Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Pro-Poor Market-Based Solutions for Fecal Sludge Management SNV (Netherlands Development Organization) Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Studying the Cause of Water Logging at MatshyaBhaban Campus, ArabpurJashore with Proposed Design and Drawing of the Structures for Removing Water Logging And Preparation of Design, Drawing, Estimate & Supervision of Fish Fry and Fingerling Sale Center at Chanchra, Jashore A project of the Government of Bangladesh Tusar Kanti Roy, Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Topographic Survey for Rampal 1320MW Thermal Power Plant (Second Phase) A project of the Government of Bangladesh Muhammad Salaha Uddin, Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Layout Planning and Design for New Campus, KUET KUET Department of URP, KUET
Assessment of Demand and Supply of Public Transport Services in Khulna City University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh Muhammad Salaha Uddin
Soil Salinity Change in Different Time Period and Its Impact on Land Use Change in Southern Coastal Area of Bangladesh CASR (University Grant Commission, Bangladesh), KUET Dr. Md. Manjur Morshed
Compact Township titled as PalliJanapath is a Remedy against Environmental Challenges and Sluggish Economy in Bangladesh University Grant Commission (UGC) Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Building Khulna as Water Resilient City through proper Urban Planning and Smart Water Management Technology University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Savings Mayur River and its Connected Canals of Khulna City Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Tusar Kanti Roy, Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Developing a Waterbody Management Tool, Waterbody Management Guidebook and Training for City Corporation Officials GIZ Bangladesh and Barisal City Corporation (BCC) Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Preparation of Development Plan for Fourteen Upazilas Development Directorate (UDD) Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Forecast based Preparedness- a new finance mechanism for improved disaster preparedness in Bangladesh Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) and German Red Cross (GRC) Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat
Consultancy Assignment on Slum-based Citizen Action Network (SCAN) Project Solidarites International Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat