Last updated: 2019/03/05
Dr. Kh Md Nahiduzzaman
The University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan, Canada
Urban Planner & Policy Analyst
Dr. Kh Md Nahiduzzaman is an academician and urban planner. He received Ph.D. from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and M.Phil. from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. He earned Bachelor degree from Khulna University (KU), Bangladesh.
He is currently a visiting assistant professor at the School of Engineering, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan, Canada. Previously, he worked as an assistant professor at the Dept. of City and Regional Planning at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia. He also held faculty positions at the Dept. of Urban Planning and Environment, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and at Urban and Rural Planning Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.
Dr. Nahid’s core research interests fall at the intersection of urban transitory planning and environment. His specific interests are ICT induced land use transition, energy behavior, intervention and efficiency, and urban studies. A number of internatiomnal prestigious research grants are credited to his account, including DFID (UK), British Council (UK), Brown University (USA), University of California, Irvine (USA), KACST, KACST/NSTIP(Saudi Arabia), KACARE (Saudi Arabia) and NOMA (Norway).
He has more than 10 years teaching experience across the reputed universities in Canada, Saudi Arabia, Norway, Sweden and Bangladesh. His research papers appear in a number of top-ranked journals in the field, notably Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Journal of Cleaner Production, Habitat International, Cities, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, and Natural Hazards.
Dr. Nahid has been a research fellow at NIAS (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies) in Copenhagen, Denmark and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University, USA. He is a member of prestigious professional societies, including Western Regional Science Association (WRSA), USA, Urban Affairs Association (UAA), USA, and Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP).