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Khadiza Tul Kobra Nahin

Research Associate

Centre of Excellence for Urban Equity and Health (CUEH)

Short Biography

I have done MSc in Water Resource Development from Bangladesh university of Engineering and Technology, BSc in Geography and Environment and a second major in Computer Science and Engineering from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. I gathered experience in extensive field work and interdisciplinary research activities for the past five years through engaging in sustainable natural resource management, research and case studies, disaster management, story and report writing, data collection with surveys, FGD, KII, IDI etc. I have long term involvement with organizing and conducting events, workshops, rapporteur and moderating online sessions, stakeholder and partner involvement, community engagement & leadership. I gathered skill in quantitative and qualitative research with good proficiency in writing, spatial and statistical analysis with advance and updated software such as Arc map, Erdas Imagine, QGIS, SNAP, R, SPSS, Advance Microsoft Excel, Adobe Illustrator, MySQL. So far I have worked with globally known organizations ICIMOD, IDRC/CRDI, SaciWATERs, Oxfam Nepal, World Space Week, Hult prize and Global Youth Biodiversity Network with national and international participants.

Module(s) taught (in MPH)

  • MPH 541: Environment
  • Health and Climate Change

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

1. Ahmed, Z., Alam, R., Hussain, A. H. M., Ambinakudige, S., Chowdhury, T. A., Kabir, M. N., Nahin, K. T. K., Ahmed M. N. Q. (2022) Agricultural land conversion and land surface temperature change in four industrial areas in Bangladesh: results from remote sensing and DPSIR approach., Arabian Journal of Geosciences 15 (10), 1-21.

2. Alam, R., Ahmed, Z., Seefat, SM, Nahin, K. T. K. (2020). Assessment of surface water quality around a landfill using multivariate statistical method, Sylhet, Bangladesh Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management 15, 100422. (ELSEVIER).

3. Nahin, K. T. K., Basak, R., & Alam, R. (2019). Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment with DRASTIC Index Method in the Salinity-Affected Southwest Coastal Region of Bangladesh: A Case Study in Bagerhat Sadar, Fakirhat and Rampal. Earth Systems and Environment, 1-13. (SPRINGER).

4. Nahin, K. T. K., Islam, S. B., Ahmed, S., Murshed, S. B., Nowreen, S., Mondal, M. S., Voluntary Immobility Despite Hazard Vulnerability: A Case of Brahmaputra Floodplain. GeoJournal. (SPRINGER). (Accepted on 24th December, 2022)

5. Nahin, K.T.K., Islam, S. B., Mahmud, S. (2022). Flood Vulnerability Assessment in the Jamuna River Floodplain Using Multi- Criteria Decision Analysis: A Case Study in Jamalpur District. Heliyon. (ELSEVIER)

6. Nahin, K. T. K., Quayyum, Z., Sara, H. H., Barai, K. R., (2022). Availability of Greenspace and Changes over the years: An Assessment based on Spatial Analysis to Identify the impact on Urban Health. The Empathic City: An Urban Health and Wellbeing Perspective (Springer Book Series: S.M.A.R.T. Environments (Vol.02. ch.7)

Other Publications

1. Youth Engagement for Global Action. KTK Nahin, R Shah, S Shakya.

2. Water Pollutions and COVID-19: Interlinked Yet Separate?
What can Youths do? Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna basins in Focus.
SS Route, M Syali, KTK Nahin, K Tiwari

3. Why cities need to preserve green space: A case study of Dhaka city KTK Nahin, HH Sara, Z Quayyum.


SAWA Fellowship
Awarding Organization: SaciWATERs, (Funded by IDRC/CRDI, Coordinated by BUET)

Research Interests

Climate change adaptation resilience water management flood and disaster gender and spatial analysis


  • MSc (Bangladesh university of Engineering and Technology)
  • BSc (Shahjalal University of Science and Technology)
  • Second Major (Shahjalal University of Science and Technology)