|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Natural Resources Management||Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba||Canada||2020|
|Post Graduate Diploma||Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management||Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies||Bangladesh||2009|
|Masters||Sociology||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2006|
|Bachelor||Sociology||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2005|
|Ph.D.||Natural Resources and Environmental Management||University of Manitoba (ongoing)||Canada||0|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Graduate Research Assistant||University of Manitoba||Canada||01, Sep 2020||Currently Working|
|Graduate Research Assistant||University of Manitoba||Winnipeg, Canada||01, Sep 2018||31-08-2020|
|Assistant Professor (Study leave)||University of Dhaka||Dhaka||29, Apr 2015||Currently Working|
|Lecturer||University of Dhaka||Dhaka||26, Jun 2013||29-04-2015|
|Lecturer||Jagannath University||Dhaka||03, Jan 2011||25-06-2013|
|Assistant Project Coordinator||University of Dhaka||Dhaka||01, Jul 2009||02-01-2011|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Climate change (in)justice and (in)equity|
|Disaster Diplomacy and Humanitarian Aid|
|Environmental and Disaster Economics|
|Social Policy and Development|
|Gender and Development|
|Livelihood and Vulnerability|
|Climate Change and Disaster Governance|
|Eco-system based DRR|
|Social-Ecological Systems (SESs) and Disaster Resilience (DR)|
|Disaster Risk Reduction|
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Masters||Dynamic Patterns of Humanitarian Needs and Interventions in Building Disaster Resilient Society: An exploratory study in flood affected areas of Northern Bangladesh||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Musabber Ali Chisty||2018|
|Masters||ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE-INDUCED VULNERABILITIES AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY OF THE FLOOD-PRONE PEOPLE IN BANGLADESH: A GENDER PERSPECTIVE||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Tasneem Jerin||
|Masters||Food Security and Livelihood: A Study on the Cyclone Affected People in the Selected Coastal Regions of Bangladesh||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Sarzam Arobi||
|Masters||Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Buildings: A Case study at Dhaka University Campus, Dhaka||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Mohammad Zabed Alam Mridha||
|Masters||The Role of Indigenous Technological Knowledge (ITK) to Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) in Crop Production and Fisheries: An Exploratory Study in Gopalganj District’||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Dilruba Khanam||
Indigenous Technological Knowledge
|Masters||Water Logging in Shufalakati Union and People Response: A Study in South-West Part of Bangladesh||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Farid Ahmed Sagar||
|Masters||Quality of Life’ of Persons with Disability: An assessment in selected flood prone areas of Bangladesh’||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Mir Shakil Mahmud (MDM)||
Persons with Disability
|Masters||An Assessment of the Status of Noise Pollution Hazard in Dhaka City: A Socio-environmental Study||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Mohammad Ahsanul Haq (MDM)||
Noise pollution and health
|Masters||Role of Media in Climate Risk Management and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh: An Exploratory Research in Dhaka City’||Md. Abul Kalam Azad||Md. Azhar Hosssain||
Role of Media in CCA
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Climate (in)justice, inequality, and in(equity)||Differential Effects of Weather-related Extreme Events (WEEs)||Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Canada||01-01-2021|
|Social learning in building community resilience||Recovery from Flash Floods||Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba||01-09-2018||31-12-2020|
|Disaster Management||Integration of Science, Technology and Indigenous Knowledge into Community-based Disaster Risk Management in Bangladesh||International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (ICCR-DRR), Beijing, China||01-08-2016||31-08-2017|
|Food Security||Exploring Adaptive risk Management in food security and its challenges towards sustainable development||International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (ICCR-DRR), Beijing, China||01-08-2016||31-07-2017|
|Vulnerability assessment||Assessing Vulnerabilities and Resilience of the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) during disasters: Case Study through Gender Lens||Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief||01-07-2016||31-10-2016|
|WASH||Midterm Evaluation on Resilient WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Program in Bangladesh||OXFAM, Bangladesh||01-03-2016||30-07-2016|
|Disaster Governance||Role of Disaster Governance in Health Risk Management Role of Disaster Governance in Health Risk Management during Humanitarian Crisis: A Case Study on Coastal Communities of Bangladesh||University of Dhaka and Bangladesh University Grant Commission, Bangladesh||01-02-2015||31-01-2016|
|Health in emergencies||A Rapid Assessment on the situation of Sexual and Reproductive Health during emergencies||SPRINT project facilitated by Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB)||01-05-2014||31-08-2014|
|Women in Disaster Risk Reduction||Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh: A Case Study in Selected Region of Coastal Areas||University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh||01-01-2013||30-11-2013|
|Climate change implications||Impacts of Climate Change on Livelihood: An Exploratory Study in Selected Coastal Regions of Bangladesh||National Academy for Planning and Development, Ministry of Finance, Govt. Peoples Republic of Bangladesh||01-01-2013||31-12-2013|
|Salinity Intrusion||Adaptation Strategies to Salinity Intrusion in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh||University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh||05-01-2012||30-12-2012|
Coastal Bangladesh, Risk Estimation, and Natural Disasters: Accounting for Probabilities with Local Peoples’ Perception. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Environment, Disaster and Health, the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka and ISPER, Nawab Nabab Ali Senate Building, December 18 – 20, 2019.
Disaster Management system in Bangladesh: An Overview’ Paper presented at the International group meeting and workshop ‘Climate Change Risks in Water Resources Management in South Asia’ held from 12-13 July 2016, organized by International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Gender Specific Adaptation to Flood in Bangladesh: strategies and challenges. Paper presented at the 2016 Summer Institute for Disaster and Risk Research, held from July 25 – August 5, 2016, Beijing Normal University, China.
Integration of Science, Technology and Indigenous Knowledge into Community-based Disaster Risk Management in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the National Seminar of the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh on 31st October 2017 at the Lecture Theatre Building.
Social strategy for effective science communication: Lessons for SATREPS project and beyond. Paper presented at the seminar of Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Hayama and Kanagawa Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa Campus, Chiba on 24 – 25 January, 2018.
How does gender-based adaptive capacity strengthen a flood-resilient society? A case of flood risk mitigation in Bangladesh. PCAG Conference, 28 – 30 September 2018, Lakeview Hecla Resort, Hecla, Manitoba, Canada.
Flood control and mitigation policy transition, and their drivers in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the CRHNet 16th Annual Symposium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 28 - 30, 2019
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|No Collaboration & Membership is found|
M. Abul Kalam Azad The Role of Social Learning in Enhancing Community Resilience and Recovery from Flash Floods in Sunamganj, Bangladesh (The thesis was successfully completed as part of Master of Natural Resources Management (MNRM) at the University of Manitoba). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, 2020 .
Mahbuba Nasreen, Khondoker Mokaddem Hossain, Md. Abul Kalam Azad and Khalid Hasan Sexual and Reproductive Health during Emergencies: Situation Analysis of Disaster Prone Areas of Bangladesh. Dhaka: Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, Bangladesh, 2017 .
Khan, M.M., Azad, A. K., Kamal, A. H. M., Zahid, D. and Malak, M. A. "Why is Women’s Leadership Important for Enhancing Disaster Resilience to Natural Perturbations?." Coastal Disaster Risk Management in Bangladesh: Vulnerability and Resilience. M. Nasreen, K. M. Hossain, & M. M. Khan New York: Routledge, 2023 .
Mahbuba Nasreen, Khondoker Mokaddem Hossain and Md. Abul Kalam Azad "Climate Change and Livelihood in Bangladesh: Experiences of People Living in the Coastal Regions." Climate Change and Vulnerability: Cases from CIRDAP Member Countries. C. Effendi, V. Rajendran, M. H. Kawsar Dhaka: Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP), 2016 1-27 .
M. Abul Kalam Azad, M. Salim Uddin, Sabrina Zaman and Mirza Ali Ashraf : Community-based Disaster Management and Its Salient Features: A Policy Approach to People-centred Risk Reduction in Bangladesh, Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development , 2020 .
M. Tasdik Hasan, Gourab Adhikary, Sultan Mahmood, Nowshin Papri, Hasan M. Shihab, Rosco Kasujja, Helal Uddin Ahmed, Abul Kalam Azad and Mahbuba Nasreen : Exploring mental health needs and services among affected population in a cyclone affected area in costal Bangladesh: a qualitative case study, International Journal of Mental Health Systems (impact factor:2.264) , vol.14 , no.12 , pp.1-9 , 2020 .
M. Abul Kalam Azad, C. Emdad Haque and Mahed-Ul-Islam Choudhury : Discourse of Flood Management Approaches and Policies in Bangladesh: Mapping the Changes, Drivers, and Actors, Water (impact factor:2.524) , vol.2 , no.12 , pp.26 - 54 , 2019 .
Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Mahbuba Nasreen and Dilara Zahid : Global and National Polices on Food Security.” A review of post-2015 policies, Social Science Review, the Dhaka University Studies, Part-D , vol.34 , no.2 , pp.1-19 , 2017 .
Dilruba Khanam and Md. Abul Kalam Azad : Remembering the History of Bengal Famine and its Consequences: An Overview of Ashani Sanket, Social Science Review , vol.32 , no.2 , pp.257-268 , 2015 .
A. M. Ashraf and Md. Abul Kalam Azad : Gender Issues in Disaster: Understanding the Relationships of Vulnerability, Preparedness and Capacity, Environment and Ecology Research , vol.3 , no.5 , pp.136-142 , 2015 .
Md. Abul Kalam Azad and Monriruzzaman Khan : Post Aila Situations as Social Pathology, Journal of Sociology and Anthropology , vol.3 , no.2 , pp.85-94 , 2015 .
Md. Abul Kalam Azad : Anatomy of Corruption in Bangladesh: Causes, Impacts, and Possible Suggestions, Global & Local Economic Review , vol.19 , no.1 , pp.79-99 , 2015 .
Mir Hasan Shakil Mahmud, Shakil Mahmud and Md. Abul Kalam Azad : Challenges for people with disabilities during disasters in Bangladesh: an exploratory study in Gaibandha district, Journal World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin , vol.69 , no.1 , pp.53-60 , 2014 .
Mohammed Moniruzzaman Khan and Md. Abul Kalam Azad : The Nexus between Local Politics and Salinity Intrusion in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh: Unveiling the Development Myth, Global Journal of Sociology , vol.4 , no.2 , pp.29-40 , 2014 .
Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Khondoker Mokaddem Hossain and Mahbuba Nasreen : Flood-induced vulnerabilities and problems encountered by women in northern Bangladesh, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science , vol.4 , no.4 , pp.190-199 , 2013 .
Mohammed Moniruzzaman Khan and Md. Abul Kalam Azad : Struggle against Salinity Intrusion: Exploring the Alternative Coping Mechanism of Coastal Community in Bangladesh, Journal of Social Studies , vol.April-June, 2013 , pp.29-42 , 2013 .
Md. Abul Kalam Azad and Zeenat Huda Wahid : Role of Civil Society in Combating Corruption in Bangladesh, Social Science Review , vol.27 , no.2 , pp.1-12 , 2010 .
M. Abul Kalam Azad, C. Emdad Haque and Mahed-Ul-Islam Choudhury : Social learning-based disaster resilience: collective action in flash flood-prone Sunamganj communities in Bangladesh, Environmental Hazards , 2021 .
C. Emdad Haque, M. Abul Kalam Azad and Mahed-Ul-Islam Choudhury : Social learning, innovative adaptation and community resilience to disasters: the case of flash floods in Bangladesh, Disaster Prevention and Management Emerald Insight , 2022 .
|International||University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)||2023||Canada||
This prestigious scholarship is awarded to those applicants with excellent academic standing in BSS, MSS, and who have completed all required courses successfully with good standing.
|International||Faculty of Graduate Studies Research Completion Scholarship, University of Manitoba||2022||Canada||
The award is given to those who have good academic standing at least securing a grade A and who have defended their thesis proposal.
|International||FAA International Graduate Student Bursary||2022||Canada|
|International||Graduate Research Fellowship||2021||Canada|
|International||International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES)||2021||Canada|
|International||Graduate Research Fellowship||2020||Canada|
|International||International Graduate Student Scholarship||2019||Canada|
|International||Larry Pearce Education Award||2019||Canada|
|International||Travel Grants of SATREPs Project||2018||Japan|
|International||Graduate Research Fellowship||2018||Canada|
|International||International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES)||2018||Canada|
|International||Travel Grants, International Centre for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction, China||2016||China|
|National||Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh||2015||Bangladesh|
|National||Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh||2013||Bangladesh|
|National||Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh||2012||Bangladesh|
|National||Research Fellowship, USAID, Bangladesh||2011||Bangladesh|
|National||Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh||2011||Bangladesh|
|National||Fellowship, Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme, Ministry of Disaster Management and Food, Government Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh||2010||Bangladesh|