Dr. M. Monirul Qader Mirza
Dr. M. Monirul Qader Mirza has extensively researched hydrological and climate extremes, natural hazards and their management, climate change, and water resources an associated vulnerability, impact and adaptation, and environmental impacts of water diversions from the transboundary rivers. He received his Ph.D. from the International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand on climate change and flood modeling in Bangladesh in 1998. He contributed as a Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) to the Special Regional Report (1997),9 the Third Assessment Report (TAR), and the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2006) and Global Agriculture Assessment (IAASTD)-2009. In 2008, he received special awards from the Governments of Canada and Bangladesh for his contribution to the IPCC. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences, The University of Toronto Scarborough. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Professional Engineers, Ontario, Canada.