• Sept 2016 – Present

MGIS (Masters In Geographic Information System)

University of Calgary

  • August’ 2013 – July’ 2015

MPhil in Development studies

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim,  Norway

  • June’2007 – March’2012

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Work Experience

01. February 2016 – August, 2016

Assistant Manager – Research, in “Climate finance Governance” Unit

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting climate finance governance (CFG) studies, Climate Vulnerability Mapping, project tracking, institutional assessment applying quantitative as well as qualitative research tools and techniques
  • Assist/Write research reports, policy briefs
  • Regularly update and Manage Climate Finance Database
  • Assist in need based study/data analysis and prepare presentations
  • Identify, contact and hold discussions with stakeholders, take interviews, collect data and prepare analytical reports

Organisation: TIB (Transparency International Bangladesh)

2. Aug’12 – July’13 (1 year):
Junior Planner in “Integrated Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Planning for Local Government Institutions (WASH)”

Main Activities and Responsibilities:
– Planning and organizing consultation meeting with stakeholders
– Monitoring progress of the project
– Ward and union level map preparation showing existing and improved situation of study areas in terms of water supply, sanitation and hygiene, data analysis and report writing.
– Organize and conduct training program with participation of local government bodies and other stake holders in study areas
– Data collection, analysis, and preparing reports
Organization: DURP, BUET, UNICEF, DPHE and UKAID


Hossain F., Lund R., Abebe T. (2016), “ Informal Play Areas: Children’s Opportunities to play in the poor urban context of Dhaka city”, Fist Bangladesh Planning Research Conference (BPRC) 2016, 5-6 February 2016

Rana M. S., Hossain F., Roy S. S. & Mitra S. K. (2013), “Exploring Operational Characteristics of Battery Operated Auto-rickshaws in Urban Transportation System.”, American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), e-ISSN: 2320-0847 p-ISSN : 2320-0936, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp 1-11

Rana M. S., Hossain F., Roy S. S. & Mitra S. K. (2013), “Energy Consumption by Battery Operated Auto-rickshaws, Daffodil International University Journal of Science and Technology”, ISSN-1818-5878, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp 71-76, July 29, 2013

Rana M. S. & Hossain F. (2013), “An Overview on Co-efficient of Localization & Localization Curve and Their Application Opportunities in the Context of Bangladesh”, International Organization of Scientific Research-Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845, Vol. 12, No. 3 (May. – Jun. 2013), pp 72-77

Rana M. S., Hossain F., Roy S. S. & Mitra S. K. (2013),”The Role of Battery Operated Auto-rickshaw in the Transportation System of a City”, Journal of Asian Electric Vehicle, e-ISSN-1883-6038, p-ISSN- 1348-3927, Vol. 11, No. 1 June 2013

Rana M. S., Hossain F. & Roy S. S. (2013), “Attaining Sufficient Yield of Sugarcane in Bangladesh: An Empirical Approach”, Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS), ISSN: 15113701, University of Putra, Malaysia

Rana M. S., Hossain F., Roy S. S. & Mitra S. K. (2012), “Battery Operated Auto-rickshaw and Its Role in Urban Income and Employment Generation”, International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology, ISSN 2278-7763, Vol. 1, No. 5 (October 2012 Edition), pp 223-228


Scholarships and Awards • Norwegian Government scholarship to pursue Mphil (2013-2015)
• Abdul Hamid Award for the Undergrad thesis (2012)
• Technical board scholarship (2007-2012)

Computer Skills:

MS Office Packages;

Remote Sensing:  PCI Geomatica, ENVI, E-cognition

GIS: ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, QGIS

Statistical: SPSS, R

Graphics: Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Corel Draw; Auto CAD