Khurshid Jahan

Visiting Researcher

Khurshid Jahan is a Visiting Researcher with ICCCAD, currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Geosciences at the University of Rhode Island, USA. She holds an MSc in Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Recently she was awarded by the Rhode Island Society of Environmental Professionals to support her research on stormwater management. In addition, URI awarded her this year’s John J. Fisher Memorial Award for excellence as a teaching assistant in geology. Previously in 2010, she was awarded a South Asian Water Alliance fellowship from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology that included participation in a training program in Sri Lanka. And she received a fellowship from the Action Research for Community Adaptation in Bangladesh program. Khurshid was based at ICCCAD, conducting research into climate change, urbanization, water quality and water drainage problem from urban runoff. Her current research expands on this and explores relations between climate change, urbanization, environmental impact, and water quality degradation