Profile of Mohammad Sofi Ullah

Profile of Mohammad Sofi Ullah

Mohammad Sofi Ullah
Professor
Department of Geography & Environment
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Email: sofiullah.geoenv@du.ac.bd
Phone: 01552-424523
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Short Biography:

Experienced Professor with an excellent history of working in GIS Teaching. Skilled in Geography, especially in Environmental Management, Water Resource Management, Urban Planning, Climate Change, Quantitative Techniques in Geography and Environment, ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, Data Analysis, and Spatial Analysis. Strong GIS and Remote Sensing Professional in Geography and Environment working in Dhaka University.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
M.Phil. Geography and Environment University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2000
Masters Department of Geography and Environment University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1988
Bachelor Department of Geography and Environment University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1987
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
No award information is found
Research Interest
Subject Description
Climate Change and Water Security in Bangladesh

Land degradation and sustainable development modeling

GIS and Remote Sensing Tools and Techniques for Spatial data capturing, editing, storing, managing, analyzing and modeling.
Disater Management Flood Hazard and Risk Analysis, Fire Hazard and Risk Analysis, Landslides Susceptibility Analysis, Flash Flood Modeling, etc.
Climate Change and Water Resource Management

World Water Resouce Scenario, Water Scarcity, and Stress, Water Uses, Water Demand, and Supply, Water Politics, Surface Water Change Delineation, and Future Prediction
Water Security in Bangladesh: Sustainable Development and Adaptation Process

Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
M.Phil Environmental Quality of Savar Pourasava Supervisor Tahera Sultana Environment 2019
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Landuse Landuse Zoning for Caritas, Mamysingh Caritas 15-06-2018 15-08-2018 GIS Lab, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka
Disaster Geospatial Research for Landslides and Flash Flood Modeling in Bandarban District of CHT: Bangladesh Under MoU between GIS lab, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka and Helen Keller International Helen Keller International 20-02-2018 30-04-2019 GIS Lab, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
1

A three hours talk at CID head office on "Crime Hot Spot Analysis"

SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
No Collaboration & Membership is found
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Curriculum Expert Resource Person Bangladesh Technical Education Board Bangladesh Technical Education Board, Dhaka 01-01-2021 Currently Working
GIS Trainer Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh Cox's Bazar 21-12-2020 24-12-2020
Professor University of Dhaka Department of Geography and Environment 29-10-2020 Currently Working
GIS Trainer UNICEF UNICEF 13-10-2019 16-10-2019
Expert Member, Committee to Formulate Rules to Appoint Geospatial Officers and Staffs in a new GIS Division Land Record and Survey Department (DLRS) Dhaka 09-07-2019
GIS Expert as External Member DESCO DESCO Electricity Line Automation Process 01-08-2018 Currently Working
Project Lead Dhaka University Geospatial Research under an MoU between HKI (Helen Keller International) and GIS Lab, Department of Geography and Environment 26-02-2018 30-04-2019
FOCAL point BGISP BBS 01-01-2018 Currently Working
Course Coordinator Dhaka University Training Courses on GIS and Remote Sensing, Department of Geography and Environment 01-07-2015 Currently Working
GIS and Remote Sensing Lab In-charge Dhaka University Department of Geography and Environment 01-01-2011 Currently Working
Student Advisor Dhaka University Department of Geography and Environment 07-01-2010 07-01-2016
Assistant Professor Dhaka University Department of Geography and Environment 21-05-2003 26-12-2009
Assistant Proctor Dhaka University Faculty of Science 20-01-2002 23-02-2009
Lecturer Dhaka University Department of Geography and Environment 29-07-1999 20-05-2003
Book Section
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Md. Sofi Ullah,, Md. Faruk Hossain and Zahidul Islam "Renewable Freshwater Scarcity and Global Sustainable Issues." Environment and Sustainable Development in Bangladesh: Geographical Perspectives. Khatun, H. et al, edited Dhaka: 2018 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah "Vegetation Change Detection by Using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI): A Study of the Chittagong Hill Tracts." Environment and Sustainable Development in Bangladesh: Geographical Perspectives,. Khatun, H. et al, (edited) Dhaka: 2018 181-196 .
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Amanat Ullah Khan, A H M Atiullah Khan and Md. Sofi Ullah "Location Decision-making of Industrial Entrepreneurs in Chittagong City." Recent Urban Studies, Bangladesh. Nazrul Islam (Edited) Dhaka: Urban Studies Programme, Department of Geography, University of Dhaka, 1998 .
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আমানত উল্লাহ খান and মহাম্মদ সফি উল্যাহ "শিল্পের অবস্থান তত্ত্ব ও বাংলাদেশী উদ্যোক্তাদের শিল্পের অবস্থান সিদ্ধান্ত প্রক্রিয়া: একটি সমীক্ষা." নগরায়ণে বাংলাদেশ: নির্বাচিত ভৌগোলিক প্রবন্ধ সংকলন. নজরুল ইসলাম এবং আবদুল বাকী সম্পাদিত Dhaka: পরিচালক, নগরায়ন চর্চা কার্যক্রম, ভূগোল বিভাগ, ঢাকা বিশ^বিদ্যালয়, 1996 .
Journal Article
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Md. Sofi Ullah, Tarulata Shapla, Md. Amran Hossain and Md. Hasibul Hasan : Delineating Agricultural Landuse Change using Geospatial Techniques and Markov Model in the Tarakanda Upazila of Mymensingh, Bangladesh and Future Prediction, The Dhaka University Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, vol.8, no.01 pp.19-31, 2019 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah and Muhammad Esmat Enan : Landuse and Land Cover Change in Dhaka Metropolitan Area During 1991-2022, Oriental Geographer, vol.60, no.1 & 2 pp.01-18, 2019 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah : Water Bodies Delineation and Change Detection Using GIS and Remote Sensing with Multitemporal Landsat Imagery: A Case Study of Tanguar Haor, Oriental Geographer, vol.59, no.1 & 2 pp.69-82, 2018 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah, Anamik Ani Khan and Md. Amran Hossain : Spatiotemporal Variability of Rainfall in Bangladesh Using Thiessen Polygon and Spline Interpolation, Oriental Geographer, vol.58, no.2 pp.91-111, 2017 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah, Mausumi Ara and Anamik Ani Khan : Change Detection of Vegetation Coverage in Birand Tract, Rajshahi: Using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Erdas Imagine’s DeltaCue, Bangladesh Journal of Geoinformatics (BJGI), vol.1, pp.73-80, 2014 .
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Asif Ishtiaque and Md. Sofi Ullah : The Influence of Factors of Migration on the Migration Status of Rural-Urban Migrants in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Human Geographies- Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography, vol.7, no.2 pp.45-52, 2013 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah : রিকশা মেরামতকারীদের রাজনৈতিক অর্থনীতি এবং সামাজিক পরিবেশ: ঢাকা মহানগরীর অপ্রাতিষ্ঠানিক খাতের চিত্র (Rickshaw Repairer's Political Economy and Social Environment: Image of Dhaka City's Informal Sector), ভূগোল ও পরিবেশ র্জানাল (Journal of Geography and Environment), vol.7, 2011 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah and Gopal Chandra Ghosh : Water Quality Aspects of Dhaka City’s Peripherial Rivers: A Case Study on Tongi Canal and Balu River, Society and Change, vol.V, no.01 2011 .
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Rejuan Hossain Bhuiyan, Md. Sofi Ullah and Md. Kamal Hossain : Quality of Surface Water at the Savar and its Adjacent Areas, Society & Change, vol.II, no.2 2008 .
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কাজী মোঃ ফজলুল হক, মোহাম্মদ সফি উল্যাহ and মোঃ কামাল হোসেন : পটুয়াখালীর মির্জাগঞ্জের ঘূর্ণিঝড় সংঘটন ও ঘূর্ণিঝড় সিডর-এর ক্ষয়ক্ষতি-মূল্যায়ন (Cyclone Formation in Mirzaganj, Patuakhali and damage assessment of Cyclone Sidr), ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় পত্রিকা (Dhaka University Journal), vol.88, pp.65-78, 2007 .
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Kazi Md. Fazlul Haq, Md. Sofi Ullah and Abdullah Al Masud : Super-Centers as a Retail Market in Dhaka City: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis, Society & Change, vol.1, no.4 pp.37-51, 2007 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah : Economic Characteristics of Hawkers in the Urban Economy: Some Evidence from Dhaka City, Society & Change, vol.1, no.2 2007 .
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মোহাম্মদ সফি উল্যাহ : ঢাকা অপ্রাতিষ্ঠানিক কর্মকাণ্ড: প্রসঙ্গ হকার ও তাদের অর্থনৈতিক বৈশিষ্ট্য (Dhaka Informal Activities: Hawkers and Their Economic Characteristics), ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় পত্রিকা (Dhaka University Journal), vol.65, 1999 .
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Md. Sofi Ullah : Socio-Economic Aspects of Hawkers and Their Activities in Dhaka City, Oriental Geographer, vol.40, no.1&2 1996 .
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আমানত উল্লাহ খান and মহাম্মদ সফি উল্যাহ : শিল্পের অবস্থান তত্ত্ব ও বাংলাদেশী উদ্যোক্তাদের শিল্পর অবস্থান সিদ্ধাস্ত প্রক্রিয়া: একটি সমীক্ষা (Industrial Location Theory and the Industrial Location Decision Process of Bangladeshi Entrepreneurs: An Analysis), ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় পত্রিকা (Dhaka University Journal), vol.46, pp.155-168, 1993 .