ITN Team

Centre Director

Professor Dr. Tanvir Ahmed


Dr. Tanvir Ahmed received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Civil Engineering from BUET and PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. He is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, BUET. His research interest broadly encompasses waste management and recycling, risk assessment and environmental pollution.

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Phone: 88-02-9663693, 88-02-9665650-80 Extn. 6850

ITN Staff

Rakib Uddin Ahmed

Senior Information & Documentation Officer

Mr. Rakib holds a Master’s in Computer Science & Engineering from BUET and also a Master’s in Information Technology from University of Dhaka.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5107

Md. Habibur Rahman

Assistant Director

Md. Habibur Rahman completed BBA (Honours) and MBA degree under the Faculty of Business Administration at University of Chittagong and completed certified Chartered Accountancy course under ICAB and has more than 12 years of experience in the various projects Financial Management & Analysis. His areas of interest and expertise include the development of sustainable business strategy, development of the strategic business plan, survey data management and analysis, statistical presentation, entrepreneurship development, PRA Process and report writing.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5109

Md. Azizur Rahman

Assistant Director (Research)

Md. Azizur Rahman is an Assistant Director (Research) at ITN-BUET. He received B.Sc degree in Civil Engineering from RUET in 2009 and M. Sc degree in Civil (Environmental) Engineering from BUET in 2014. At ITN-BUET, his work focuses on research, capacity building and policy aspects related to WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene). He is also a Member of IEB.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5111

M. Abdul Alim

Senior Office Secretary

Abdul Alim completed his education at the national university for his initial studies and then pursued a master’s degree at Dhaka University in 2008. With a professional journey spanning 25 years, he has amassed considerable expertise in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5110

Project Staff

Scaling CWIS/FSM in Bangladesh through national level capacity building program


Alauddin Ahmed

Project Manager

As an environmental engineer brings on board more than 20 years of experience in the WASH sector with specialized work experience in safely managed water supply and sanitation. He, as a development professional, constantly supports government entities on WASH development projects, research, policy advocacy, and curricula development. For a long period, he served the WHO in managing large-scale projects, targeting the poor and vulnerable population in the geographically and technically challenged contexts of Bangladesh. He also worked on humanitarian and emergency response. At present, as a Project Manager of ITN-BUET, he is serving the sector with capacity-building initiatives on CWIS and FSM.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5020

Tazrina Habib Ananya

Knowledge Management Specialist

Tazrina Habib Ananya, a dedicated professional, holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and an MSc. in Geographical Information Science (GIS) from the University of Manchester, UK. With 9 years of experience, she has excelled in program planning, implementation, and monitoring in the field of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). As a Knowledge Management Specialist at ITN-BUET and a former WASH Officer at UNICEF Bangladesh, she collaborated effectively with government counterparts and other stakeholders. Her passion for WASH drives her to make a positive impact through her technical expertise and project management skills.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5081

Faria Tasnim

Project Officer

Ms. Faria Tasnim graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology in 2018. Currently, she is actively pursuing her M.Sc in Civil and Structural Engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Her skill set encompasses conducting comprehensive feasibility studies, need assessments, environmental and social screenings, as well as specializing in the design of shelters, infrastructure, and WASH facilities with a focus on minimizing environmental hazards.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5054

Associate and Assistant

Afia Zahin Nita Hossain

Shamsul Alam

Communication Associate

Shamsul Alam is a versatile development communication professional with a decade of expertise in advertising, advocacy, communication, knowledge management, and project management. Shamsul holds a Master of Arts Degree in Animation and Design from the University of Sunderland, UK, and received practical training in Emergency Humanitarian Communications from IFRC in the Netherlands.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5052

Afia Zahin Nita Hossain

Afia Zahin Nita Hossain

Research Associate

Ms. Afia Zahin Nita Hossain received her Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from the University of Asia Pacific in 2021. Her research interests include quantitative and qualitative analysis of alternative water technologies, water resources management, sanitation safety planning, and many more.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5053

Afia Zahin Nita Hossain

Mehedi Hasan

Research Assistant

Mehedi Hasan, holds an M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from BUET (2021) and a B.Sc. in Leather Engineering from KUET (2018). He has been serving as a research assistant at the ITN-BUET Center for Water Supply and Waste Management since July 2021.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5051

Tasnim Hoque

ICT Assistant

Tasnim Hoque graduated from BRAC University with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). Currently serving as an ICT Assistant at ITN-BUET. Combining her expertise in CSE with her specialization in UI/UX design, she excels in creating captivating and user-friendly interfaces. Tasnim’s expertise lies in crafting visually appealing and intuitive interfaces that captivate users.
Phone: (880 2) 9606 66 77 00 / Extn. 5132