Dr. Shahriar Shams

Position(s) |
Senior Lecturer
Office | PC-L3-09
Phone | +673 2461020 Ext 6089 Fax | +673 2461035/6
Email | shams.shahriar@utb.edu.bn

Civil Eng |


Personal


Qualifications

  • PhD

Career or Professional Bodies

  • Member, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).
  • Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK (IET).

Teaching


Current Teaching Module

  • Hydraulics (BEngg)
  • Ecology and Environment (BEngg)
  • Fluid Mechanics (BEngg)
  • Fundamentals of Structures (HND CMQS)
  • Mathematics for Construction (HND CMQS)

Research


Research Areas of Expertise

  • Water Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Waste Management

Research Cluster

  • Water Resources

Publication


Other Achievements/ Most Prominent Publications

  1. Shahriar Shams, M. Mahruf C. Shohel and Amimul Ahsan, (2014). Housing Problems for Middle and Low Income People in Bangladesh: Challenges of Dhaka Megacity, Environment and Urbanization Asia, 5, 1 (2014): 175–184. http://doi:10.1177/0975425314521538, SAGE Publication.
  2. A. Ahsan, M. Alamgir, M. M. El-Sergany, S. Shams, M. K. Rowshon, and N. N. Nik Daud, “Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management System in a Developing Country,” Chinese Journal of Engineering, vol. 2014, Article ID 561935, 11 pages, 2014. http://doi:10.1155/2014/561935
  3. Shakil Ahmed, Md. Mafizur Rahman, Shahriar Shams, Md. Mosabbir Pashad (2014) Assessment of Temporal and Spatial Variation of Pan Evaporation with Related Climatological Factors in Bangladesh, 5th International Conference on Environmental Science and Development-ICESD (APCBEE Procedia), Elsevier.
  4. Md. Mosabbir Pasha, Aziz Hasan Mahmood and Shahriar Shams (2013). An Analysis of Scouring Effects on Various Shaped Bridge Piers, Brunei Darussalam Journal of Engineering Technology and Commerce (BDJTC), Vol. 7 No. , pp. 29-42.
  5. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D. and Shams, S. (2012) Different Treatment Strategies for Highly Polluted Landfill Leachate in Developing Countries, Waste Management. Vol. 32, Issue 11, pp 2096-2105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2011.10.026.
  6. Shams, S., Mahmud, K. and Al-Amin, M. (2011). A comparative analysis of building materials for sustainable construction with emphasis on CO2 reduction. Int. J. Environment and Sustainable Development, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp 364-374. doi:10.1504/IJESD.2011.047767
  7. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D., Shams, S. and Al-Amin, M. (2012) Comparative Analysis of Extended Aeration and Fenton Process in Landfill Leachate Treatment, International Journal of Environmental Engineering (IJEE), Vol. 4, Nos. 3/4, pp. 233-252.
  8. Shams, S., Mahmud, K. and Al-Amin, M., S. Yahya (2011). Introduction of coding and rating system to assess greener homes for Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Technology and Construction Engineering (ETCE) (Accepted).
  9. Shams, S., Mahmud, K. and Al-Amin, M. (2011) Building Greener Homes Based on Coding and Rating System," International Journal of Engineering and Technology. Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 480-484.
  10. Chen, D., Shams, S., Carmona-Moreno, C. and Leone, A. (2010) Assessment of Open Source GIS Software for Water Resources Management in Developing Countries. J. of Hydro-Environment Research, Vol. 4, Issue 3, October 2010, pp 253-264.
  11. Shams, S., Zakzok, E., Chen, D. and Huang. J. (2010) Estimation and monitoring non-point source pollutant loads: an object oriented hydro information approach. Int. J. Environment and Waste Management. Vol. 6, No.3/4 pp. 220 - 236.
  12. Shams, S., and Huang. J. (2009) Object-Oriented Hydro Information System (OHIS) for the Estimation and Visualization of Vegetation Water Content. Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 7, No. 2 (JETIUT), pp 37- 50.
  13. Shams, S., Bhattacharya, P., Langaas, S., Jacks, G., Ahmed, K.M., Anders, G., Chen, D. and Granlund, A. (2006) Mapping and Interpretation of field data for Evaluation and Mitigation of Groundwater Contamination: The Case of Arsenic in Bangladesh. J. of Hydroinformatics Vol. 7 pp 25-36. doi:10.2166/jh.2006.007.
  14. Leone, A., Shams, S. and Chen, D. (2006) An Object-Oriented and OpenGIS Supported Hydro Information System (30-HIS) for Upper Mersey River Basin Management. Journal of River Basin Management . Vol. 4, issue 2, pp 1-9.
  15. Shams, S. and Ibrahimu, C. (2003). Household waste recovery and recycling: a case study of Kigoma-Ujiji Tanzania. Int. J. Environment and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4. pp. 412-424.

Conference Papers:

  1. S. Shams, T. Honda (2013). Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources: A Case Study of Coastal Area in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences (ISCEAS 2013), November 21-23, 2013, pp.11-17
  2. S. Shams, T. Honda and S. Chowdhury (2012). “An analysis of existing water supply system to minimize health risk hazard in the Mongolian Ger area” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Technology and Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development, ICETCESD-2012, 10—12 March Sylhet, Bangladesh. ISBN: 978-984-33-4625-4, pp 249-259.
  3. Md. M. Islam, K. Mahmud, S. M. Yahya and S. Shams (2012). “Implementation of Rainwater Harvesting – A case study for Gazipur district in Bangladesh”. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD-2012), 23~24 March 2012, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh (ISBN: 978-984-33-4247-8), pp861-869.
  4. M. Pasha, A.H. Mahmood, A. Hossain and S. Shams (2012). “A study on the impact of domestic and industrial waste on water quality of Turag river” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Technology and Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development, ICETCESD-2012, 10—12 March Sylhet, Bangladesh. ISBN: 978-984-33-4625-4, pp 1104-1111.
  5. Shams S., Mahmud K., Al - Amin M. and Rahman M. T. (2011). “An Assessment of Greener Homes by Coding and Rating System”. Proceedings of the International Conference - 2011 on Environmental Technology & Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development, ISBN: 978-984-33-3055-0, pp 603-612.
  6. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D. and Shams, S. (2011). “Application of Fenton Process in Treating Landfill Leachate”, Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries, WasteSafe 2011, ISBN: 978-984-33-2705-5, pp. 69 (1-8).
  7. S. Shams, A. K. M. S. Islam, A. A. Bhuiyan (2010). Sustainable construction: a step towards reducing co2 emission, Proceeding of The 1st Built Environment Development Symposium: Real Estate and Housing Sustainability, Dammam, KSA, 17-19 Zul Qaedah 1431/ 25-27 October 2010, pp. 332-340.
  8. S. Shams and S.M.S. Rahman (2010). GIS based Risk Analysis for Arsenic Contamination: A Case Study of Chapai Nawabganj District in Bangladesh. Proc. of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Japan, Sept. 2010, pp. 146-148.
  9. S. Md. Yahya, S. Shams, A. K. M. S. Islam, K. Mahmud (2010) Climate Change Impacts on Flood Vulnerability for Dhaka City. Proc. of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Japan, Sept. 2010, pp. 37-39.
  10. S.M. S. Rahman, S. Shams, K. Mahmud (2010) Study of Solid Waste Management and its Impact on Climate Change: A Case Study of Dhaka City in Bangladesh. Proc. of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Japan, Sept. 2010, pp. 229-231.
  11. Rahman, S. M. S., Shams, S. and Shahariar, M. S. (2010). Formulation of waste management policy integrating climate change in Bangladesh. Third International Conference on Bangladesh Environment ICBEN 2010, January 3-4, DhakaUniversity, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  12. S. Shams and A.K.M.S. Islam (2009). Sustainable Construction and Approaches for Greener Homes. Proceedings from the 1st International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology [ICDRET'09] December 17-19, 2009 Dhaka, Bangladesh, page 38-41.
  13. R. Ahsan, A.K.M.K. Islam and S. Shams (2009). Municipal waste management mechanism for Khulna city: A practice for better environment. International Conference on Solid Waste Management, WasteSafe 2009, 9-10 November 2009, Khulna, Bangladesh, page 101-108.
  14. S. Shams, A.K.M.S. Islam and K. Hossain (2009). Problems and Potentiality of Garment Waste product: A case study of Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Conference on Solid Waste Management, WasteSafe 2009, 9-10 November 2009, Khulna, Bangladesh, page 395-400.
  15. S. Shams, S. Langaas and P. Bhattacharya (2004). "A Prototype Spatial Expert System for Evaluation and Mitigation of Groundwater Contamination: the Case of Arsenic in Bangladesh" Proceedings from the 4th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics & 14th Congress of the Asia & Pacific Division of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research 15-18 December 2004, Hong Kong.
  16. T. Honda & S. Shams (2004).”Problems and issues in achieving sustainability: a case study of the ger area in Ulaanbaator, Mogolia”. Proceedings from the International Conference: Future Vision and Challenges for Urban Development, 20-22 December 2004, Cairo, Egypt.
  17. A paper entitled "Intergrated Expert System for Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Siting" has been published in the Sixteenth International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Widener University1 University Place, Chester, PA 19013-5792 U.S.A. to be held on December 10-13, 2000, Session 9C.
  18. A paper entitled "Evaluating a Potential Landfill Site" has been published in the International conference ICAST 2000 organised by University Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Reports:

  • D. Chen, C Carmona-Moreno, A Leone and S Shams (2008), JRC Scientific and Technical Report on Assessment of Open Source GIS Software for Water Resources Management in Developing, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability.
  • S Shams, D Chen, J Arevalo, A Leone, CC Moreno (2013), Water Balance study: An application of WPS technologies, Training Manual, ECJRC Technical Report, 1-66, ISBN 978-92-79-32536-6. ISSN 1831-9424
    Book
  • Arsenic Evaluation and Mitigation using GIS and Expert System, 2011. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG (www.lap-publishing.com). ISBN 978-3-8443-0636-1.

 
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