Awards Received

 Awards & Grants Received


Scholarship Awards

  • Career Development Scholarship Extension (CDSE) (6-months, multi-family living allowance) by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia,
  • International Post Graduate Research Award (IPRS) (3.5 years multi-family living allowance) by Australian Government, Australia, July 2015-December 2018.
  • UQ Centennial Scholarship (4-years tuition fee scholarship) by School of Civil Engineering School, St Lucia Campus, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, July 2015-June 2019.
  • University Merit Scholarship (4-years, 8000 BDT) by Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh (1999 to 2003).

Research Grants

  • Data Collection Grant (7000 AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia,

Project title: Modelling Driving Behaviour and Safety Risk in Two-Lane Rural Highways in Developing Countries.

  • Research Project Grant (4.9 million BDT) by the World Bank.

Project title: National and Dhaka City Road Safety Summary and Observational Study of Risk Factors in Bangladesh, 2019.

  • Research Project Grant (42 million BDT) by the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) with the support of the World Bank.

Project title: Preparation of Rural Road Safety Manual (RRSM) and Road Safety Training Manual (RSTM) under Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP- II), 2011-2015

  • Conference organizing grant (2.1 million BDT) by different organizations including UNICEF, GOB, CIPRB, BRAC.

Project title: Organizing international conference on Road Safety in Developing Countries, 2006.

Travel Awards

  • Graduate School International Travel Award (GSITA) (5000 AUD) by Graduate School, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, 2016.
  • Civil Engineering Conference Travel Contribution Award, 2017 (5000 AUD), by Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, 2017.

Training Awards

  • Training award ( 2250 AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, 2016-17, to participate “Advanced Training Course on Public Transport (10 modules)” organized by Advanced Transport Institute, Queensland, Australia.
  • Training award (1400AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, to participate “Transport Modelling with EMME” course organized by INRO, 376 Victoria Avenue, Suite 200 Westmount (Montréal), QC, Canada, at Jacobs, Brisbane, 12-15 October 2015.
  • Training award (1000AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, to participate 5-day continuing professional development course on “Transport Data Analysis and Modelling Methodologies” at School of Civil Engineering,  The University of Queensland,  25 – 29 June, 2018.
  • Training award (Appx. 1000 USD) by TRIPP, IIT, Delhi, India to participate in the 24th international training course on “Transportation Planning and Safety” organized by the Transport Research and Injury Prevention Programme of Indian Institution Technology (IIT), Delhi, India, 30 November -07 December 2014.
  • Training award (Appx. 2500 URO) by VLIR-UOS, Belgium to participate in the training course on “Road Safety in Asian & Latin American Countries: Principles & Approaches” organized by the Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) of Hasselt University, Belgium, 11th – 23rd October 2009.
  • Training award (Appx. 1000 USD) by TRIPP, IIT, Delhi, India to participate in the international training course on “Transportation Planning and Safety” organized by the Transport Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP) of Indian Institution Technology (IIT), Delhi, India, 01th – 11th December 2009.
  • Training award (2000 BDT) by ARI, BUET to participate in the training course on “Launch Accidents in Bangladesh and its Mitigations”. Organized by Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE) with the support of Department of Naval and Architecture Department, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8-9 June 2008.
  • Training award (2000 BDT), by ARI, BUET to Participate in the training course on “Land Use Planning” Organized by Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE) with the support of Department of Urban and Regional Planning (UPR), BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23-24 August 2008.
  • Training award (3000 BDT) by BUET, Bangladesh to participate “Teachers Appreciation Workshop, 3-days long” organized by Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE), BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 10-11 May2010.

Conference Participation Grant

  • Conference Participation Grant (1000 AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia to participate in the 39th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) and the 4th Transport Knowledge Conference (TKC), Auckland, New Zealand, 27th to 29th Nov 2017.
  • Conference Participation Grant (1500 AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia to participate in the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, January 7-11, 2018.
  • Conference Participation Grant (1000 AUD) by Transport Division, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia to participate in the 40th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), Darwin, Australia,30 October to 1 November 2018.
  • Conference Participation Grant ( appx. 10000 BDT) by Bangladesh Network Office of Urban Safety (BNUS) and International Center for Urban Safety Engineering (ICUS) to participate and present technical paper in the 6th International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia, 9-10 December 2007, Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Conference Participation Grant (appx. 3000 BDT), by International Epidemiological Association (IEA) to participate and present technical paper in the 9th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting, 9-12 February 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Conference Participation Grant (appx. 10000 BDT), by Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA) and Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) to participate and present technical paper in the 10th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) Summer Institute 2008, 15-17 May 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Conference Participation Grant ( 2000 BDT), by ARI, BUET to participate and present technical paper in the International Symposium and Workshop on Sustainable Transport for Developing Countries (STDC), organized by Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh with assistance from British Council, Loughborough University, UK and Hiroshima University, Japan, 28-29 August 2008.

* I have also participated more than 20 seminars, workshops and local conferences funded by the host organizations.