Training

My Participation in Training Programs


 Foreign Training:

  • Participation 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 during 11th – 23rd October 2009 with a scholarship funded by the VLIR-UOS.
  • Participation 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, during 01th – 11th December 2009 with full scholarship funded by the TRIPP, IIT, Delhi.
  • Participation in the 24th international training course on “Transportation Planning and Safety” organized by the Transport Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP) of Indian Institution Technology (IIT), Delhi, during 30 November – 7 December 2014, New Delhi, India with a full scholarship funded by the TRIPP, IIT, Delhi.
  • Academic Writing Course, STEM, The University of Queensland, 8 weeks long training program, stating10 August to 28 September 2017.
  • Short course on Public Transport (one and a half days long each)
    • [PUBT6051] Public Transport DataCollection & Assessment, UQ Business School, UQ, 16-17 September 2015
    • [PUBT6052]Public Transport Performance Assessment, UQ Business School, UQ, 17-18 September 2015
    • [PUBT6041] Public Transport Economic, UQ Business School, UQ, 28-29 October 2015
    • [PUBT6042] Public Transport Finance, UQ Business School, UQ, 29-30 October 2015
    • [PUBT6001] Public Transport Context and Overview A – short course; UQ Business School, UQ, 1-2 March 2016.
    • [PUBT6002] Public Transport Context and Overview B – short course, UQ Business School, UQ, 2-3 March 2016
    • [PUBT6021] Public Transport Strategy and Planning, UQ Business School, UQ, 8-9 March 2016
    • [PUBT6022] Public Transport Policy & Regulation, UQ Business School, UQ, 9-10 March 2016
    • [PUBT6031] Public Transport Network and Service Planning, UQ Business School, UQ, 3-4, May 2016
    • [PUBT6032] Public Transport Operations and Service Delivery, UQ Business School, UQ, 4-5, May 2016
  • Short course on Transport Research Methods [PUBT6060] (3 days long)
    • Modules 1 & 2, Advanced Engineering Building (AEB), UQ, 11 April 2016
    • Modules 3 & 4, Advanced Engineering Building (AEB), UQ, 9 May 2016
    • Modules 5 & 6, Advanced Engineering Building (AEB), UQ, 16 May 2016
  • 3-days long training program on EMME

Transport Modelling with EMME, organized by INRO, 376 Victoria Avenue, Suite 200 Westmount (Montréal), QC, Canada, at Jacobs, Brisbane, 12-15 October 2015

  • Strategic scholarly publishing program, 3 days training program, Centre for Digital Scholarship, UQ, Science 14 May 2018–18 May 2018.
  • Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA) Program, 6-month long training program, Organized by Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation – University of Queensland, Australia, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Short Training Courses Participated at the University of Queensland, Australia
    • The teaching academic: An introduction: Sir Llew Edwards Building 14-217, Thursday 7 Jun 2018.
    • Training on “EndNote”, Centre for Digital Scholarship, UQ, 6-Feb-2018
    • NVivo Pro – Essentials for Getting Started, Centre for Digital Scholarship, UQ, 5-Mar-2018
    • NVivo Pro – Next Steps, UQ, Australia,15 March 2018
    • Introduction to R and R-studio, Centre for Digital Scholarship, UQ, Thu 24 May 2018
    • Presentation skills workshop – advanced (previously ‘Advanced presentation skills’): 23-Aug-2017.
    • Three Minute Thesis (School or Institute heat): 2016 3MT Civil Engineering final, Thursday 14th July 2016.
    • Turbocharge your writing: UQ Centre (27A), UQ, 29 September 2015
    • Tutors @ UQ, UQ Library, UQ, 22nd July 2016.
    • Writing outside the academy:,Sir Llew Edwards Building (14), UQ, 2 September 2015
    • Using Adobe Illustrator as a tool for scientific documents, The University of Queensland, 18- 19 February 2016,
    • Microsoft Excel 2013 (Level 2), eZone 1, Duhig Building, UQ, 15 September 2015
    • Microsoft Word 2013 (Advanced Level), eZone 2, Duhig Building, UQ, 12 November 2015
    • Basic statistical ideas for researchers, AIBN Building (75), UQ, 5 November 2015
    • Exploring and improving Research Policy Relationship, AIBN Building (75), UQ, 11 November 2015
    • EAIT RHD Research Integrity Workshop, Hawken Building [50], UQ, 24 November 2015,
    • Using concept mapping to plan your thesis, John Hines Building (62), UQ, 16 March 2016
    • Editing and proofreading your thesis, John Hines Building (62), UQ, 26April 2016

 

  • Short Training Courses Participated at the Department of Transport and Main road (TMR), Queensland, Australia
    • Austroads National Risk Assessment Model (ANRAM), TMR, QLD, Australia, 04 December 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft Project, TMR, QLD, Australia, 09 January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft Visio, TMR, QLD, Australia, 15 January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft OneNote, TMR, QLD, Australia, 16 January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft Word 2013 and Excel essentials, TMR, QLD, Australia, 23 January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Outlook 2013 essentials, TMR, QLD, Australia, 24 January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 essentials, TMR, QLD, Australia, 29January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, TMR, QLD, Australia, 30 January 2018.
    • Training on Microsoft tool: Microsoft Project 2013 essentials, TMR, QLD, Australia, 31 January 2018.
  • “Think Road Safety – Road Safety Training for External PARTNERS (facilitated)”, 6 April 2020 – 10 May 2020, Organized by the open learning campus, the World Bank.
  • “Research and Proposal Writing in the Sciences”, The AuthorAID project, which is coordinated by INASP, UK, To verify the authenticity of this certificate, visit moodle.inasp.info/mod/customcert/verify_certificate.php and enter the following code: Lkk6dutfVX

Local Training:


  • Participation 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.
  • Participation 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 on Operation and Maintenance of Total Station and Leveling Instrument organized by Overseas Marketing Company, 2009
  • Comprehensive training on Microcomputer Accident Analysis Package (MAAP), accident reporting and analysis software, organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI), 2006
  • 5-day long training program on Urban Road Safety organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) with the support of Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) during 04-08 December 2016.
  • Day-long training on “Outcome Based Education (OBE) Level – 1”, for Assistant professor and lecturers, Organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), BUET, Bangladesh, 25 January 2019.
  • Moodle (two training programs), Organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), BUET, Bangladesh

 

Online Training:


  • Big Data 101, (BD0101EN), provided by Cognitive Class), an online course on Cognitive Class, September 29, 2019.
  • Understanding the peer review process, Researcher Academy, 07 May 2019.
  • Seven strategies for scientists to communicate their research and create a brand, Researcher Academy, 08 May 2019.
  • How to prepare your manuscript, Researcher Academy, 08 May 2019.
  • How to write an abstract and improve your article, Researcher Academy, 09 May 2019.
  • 10 tips for writing a truly terrible journal article, Researcher Academy, 29 May 2019.

 

Participation in Conferences and Workshops

  •  Participating and presenting a technical paper in the 1st national conference on Achieving Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5: Where We are and what needs to be done”, 30-31 March 2007, Institute of Child and Mother Health, Dhaka
  • Participation of Regional Seminar on the occasion of First United Nations Global Road Safety Week (23-29 April 2007),  Conference Room, Director Health, Bogra
  • Participation of National Symposium on Engineering and Technological Education (NSET) Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 December 2007
  • Participating and presenting a technical paper in the 6th International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia, organized by Bangladesh Network Office of Urban safety  (BNUS) and International Center for Urban Safety Engineering (ICUS) 9-10 December 2007, Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Participating and presenting a technical paper in the 9th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting, 9-12 February 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Participated in the technical Workshop on “Improving Safety in the Jamuna Multi-purpose Bridge and its Approaches” organized by Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) at  Bridge site office, May 2008.
  • Participating and presenting six  technical paper in the 10th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) Summer Institute 2008, 15-17 May 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Participating and presenting technical paper in the International Symposium and Workshop on Sustainable Transport for Developing Countries (STDC): Concerns, Issues and Options, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, with assistance from British Council, Loughborough University, UK and Hiroshima University, Japan,  28-29 August, 2008
  • Participation in the National Workshop on “Road Safety Problem in Bangladesh and It’s Remedial Measures”, Organized by Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) at Roads and Highways Department (RHD) seminar room, Sharak Bahban, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 10 June 2009
  • Participation in the “Teachers Appreciation Workshop” organized by Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE), BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 10-11 May2010
  • Participation in the  International Workshop on “ Launching of Decade of Action in Bangladesh and Signing of MoU  between iRAP and RHD” organized by Roads and Highways Department (RHD) with the support of UNESCAP and iRAP,  at Roads and Highways Department (RHD) seminar room, Sharak Bahban, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 11 May 2011
  • Participation in the Workshop on “Safe Roads and Traffic Safety: Planning, Design and Operational Considerations” organized by The Physical Infrastructure Division, Bangladesh Planning Commission  in association with Roads & Highways Department (RHD), Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) & Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA), At Planning Commission, Agargaon, Dhaka, 14 October 2012
  • Participating and presenting a technical paper in the Regional Workshop on “Safer Roads & Our Responsibilities”, organized by Gono Unnayan Prochesta(GUP) and Technically supported by Accident Research Institute (ARI), BUET, at Peace Centre, GUP, Khalia, Rajoir, Madaripur on 14 September, 2013 (Saturday).
  • Participated in the seminar on Saving Rivers & Water Bodies in and around Dhaka City, Organized by Association of BUET Alumni (ABUETA), Institute of Architects Bangladesh, IEB, BIP, BPA, and BELA on Saturday, September 28, 2013.
  • Participated in the seminar on Traffic and Transportation Problems in Megacity Dhaka- The Crippling State and Way Out, Organized by Association of BUET Alumni (ABUETA), Saturday, June 21, 2014, and Prepared Minster Speech, Ministry of Communication (MoC), Government of Bangladesh.
  • Participating and Presenting Technical Paper titled State-of-the Art in Road Safety in Bangladesh: Forthcoming Challenges and Options in the Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development, the mission for 100 years, 16-19 August, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Participating and Presenting Technical Paper on “Road Safety in Bangladesh: State-of-the-Art and Actions for Sustainable Transport Development” in the National Capacity Building Workshop on Sustainable and Inclusive Transport Development, Jointly organized by RHD, MoC, ADB, ESCAP o 12-13 August, 2014 at CIRDAP, Dhaka.
  • Participating and Presenting Technical Paper on “Road engineering: Impact on road crash” as a Resource person in the training program on “Road safety and media reporting”, November 19, 2014, Wednesday at the BRAC Centre, conference room, 1st floor, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212.
  • Participation in the Research Method Workshop on “Statistical methods for traffic safety: Beyond simple descriptive”, organized by the Transport Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP) of Indian Institution Technology (IIT), Delhi, on 8 December 2014, New Delhi, India with full scholarship funded by the TRIPP, IIT, Delhi.
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “An in-depth analysis and investigation of road safety problems on the Jamuna multipurpose bridge (JMB) and its approach roads using special dataset” in the 6th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP) 2016, Brisbane, Australia, 2-5 August 2016.
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “Road safety evaluation in Bangladesh: The need for a new approach” in the 1st UQBDA conference, Taking Bangladesh Forward, The University of Queensland, UQ, Brisbane, Australia, 27 September 2016.
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “Some behavioural and safety aspects of Jamuna multipurpose bridge (JMB) and its approaches: An analysis using a special dataset” in the 4th International Conference on Engineering, Research, Innovation and Education (ICERIE, 2017) organized by the faculty of Engineering, Shajalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh during 13-15 January 2017
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “Safety Problem in Jamuna multipurpose bridge (JMB) and its approaches” in the International Conference on Planning, Architecture & Civil Engineering (ICPACE) organized by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Kazla, Rajshahi-6204, Bangladesh during 09-11 February 2017
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “Road factors influencing speed behaviour in a developing country highway environment and crash risk” in the 9th EAIT Postgraduate Conference, The University of Queensland, UQ, Brisbane, Australia, 6 June 2017.
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “Analysis of speed behaviour of drivers on a rural highway in a developing country” in the 39th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) and the 4th Transport Knowledge Conference (TKC), Auckland, New Zealand from 27th to 29th Nov 2017.
  • Participated in the roundtable meeting on Social Impacts of Time and Space-Based Road Pricing organized by International Transport Forum (ITF), Auckland, New Zealand, 30 November – 1 December 2017.
  •  Participated and presented technical paper tilted “Prioritizing hazardous road sections using surrogate safety measures: a count data modelling application in a heterogeneous traffic environment.” in the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, January 7-11, 2018.
  • Participated and presented a technical paper titled “Overtaking Behavior on Rural Highways under a Heterogeneous Traffic Environment: Evidence from a Developing Country” in the 10th Annual EAIT Postgraduate Conference, The University of Queensland, UQ, Brisbane, Australia, 6 June 2018.
  • Participated and presented technical paper titled “Overtaking behaviour on rural highways under an heterogeneous traffic environment: evidence from a developing country” in the 40th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), Darwin, Australia, 30 October to 1 November 2018.
  • Participated in the workshop on Revised speed limit review process (MUTCD-Part 4), organized by Department of Transport and Main road (TMR), Queensland Australia, 21 November 2018.
  • Participated in the symposium on Diversity in Traffic Culture and Unsafe Behavior organized by Global Interactive Forum on Traffic and Safety (GIFTS), 6th forum 26 November 2020.

 

Involved in Organizing Seminars/Training Programs/Study Tours

  • Organizing and Presenting technical paper in the International Conference on “Road Safety in Developing Countries”, 22-24 august, 2006, Accident Research Centre (ARC), BUET
  • Organization of regional road safety workshop on “Setting Road Safety Priorities in Rajshahi Region”, 25  December  2006, HHTTI, Rajshahi
  • Organization of National Workshop on “Organizational Roles and Responsibilities of Road Safety in Bangladesh” 11-12 April 2007, Council Bhavan, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka
  • Organization of National Workshop on “Road Safety in Bangladesh: Constraints and Way Forward”, 21-22 November 2007, Council Bhavan, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, supported by the World Bank, Bangladesh.
  • Organization of seminar on “Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Pre-hospital Care”, 24 April 2008, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka
  • Organization of Divisional Seminar on the occasion of First United Nations Global Road Safety Week (23-29 April 2007), Rajshahi Division, 26 April 2007, Conference Room, Director Health, Rajshahi
  • Organization of National and Regional Seminar on the occasion of First United Nations Global Road Safety Week (23-29 April 2007), 29 April 2007, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka.
  • Organization of regional road safety seminar on “Addressing Road Safety Problems and Our Challenges”, 23 January 2008, Rajshahi IEB, Rajshahi.
  • Organizing “Heavy Vehicle Driver Training Program in Mymensingh, Module 10” Organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI) at LGED seminar room, Mymensingh, 2008.
  • Organization of a seminar on “Road Traffic Accidents Involving Hazardous Materials (Case Study of a Fatal Accident)”, organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI), at ARI seminar room,  BUET, 30 June 2009
  • Organizing road safety seminar on “The Relationship among Speed, Speed Variance and Accident Rates Using Spatial Econometric Models and GIS”, organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI), at ARI seminar room,  BUET, 7 July 2009
  • Organizing five-day long professional training program on “Traffic Safety” for Dhaka Transport Co-ordination Board (DTCB), June 5 to June 9, 2011
  • Provide technical support to organize a regional workshop on “Safer Roads & Our Responsibilities”, organized by Gono Unnayan Prochesta(GUP) and technically supported by Accident Research Institute (ARI), BUET, at Peace Centre, GUP, Khalia, Rajoir, Madaripur on 14 September 2013 (Saturday).
  • 5-day long training program on Urban Road Safety organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) with the support of Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) during 04-08 December 2016.
  • 7-day long training program on Transport Engineering Basic (Urban Transport), Traffic Management and Safety organized by Accident Research Institute (ARI), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) with the support of Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) during 19-26 December 2019.
  • Road Safety in Dhaka City: DTCA Roles and Initiatives, a daylong seminar, Jointly organized by ARI and DTCA, 05 November 2020.

 

Membership

  •  Associate Fellow, Graduate Teaching Association (GTA), 2019
  • Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB), 2006
  • Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA), 2007 and
  • Institute of Transport Engineers (ITE), 2011

 

Interview with

  • Full interview on the Road Safety Problem in Bangladesh, Deutsche Welle, Germany,15-05-2012
  • Full interview on the Blackspot on the Highway of Bangladesh, BBC Bangla
  • The different national and local newspaper in different times

 

Review

Journals: AAP, JTTE, AJSE, IJERPH, JACEPR, JESTEC, sensors, sustainability

Reviewer: Review member, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, David Publishing Company, 240 Nagle Avenue #15C, New York, NY 10034, USA

Reviewer: Proceedings paper of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, Vol.8, 2011

Reviewer: Conference paper of 28th Conference of the Baltic Road Association (BRA), 26–28 August 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania

Reviewer: Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, E-mail: jgrp@academicjournals.org, http:// www.academicjournals.org/JGRP

Review: Proposed Road Communication and Transport Law, 2012, CASE Project, Dhaka Transport Coordination Board, DTCB, Bangladesh, 2014

Review: Strategic Plan for Higher Education in Bangladesh, University Grand Commission (UGC), Bangladesh, 2015

 

Contribution to the Department Other Than Teaching and Research already stated above during the period under review:

Curriculum Improvement :

  • Preparation of course curriculum on Transportation Safety for Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) (Under finalization)

 

Laboratory Development :

  • Provide technical support and suggestion for the development of Safety Lab at Accident Research Institute (ARI)

 

Production of Teaching Aids :

  • Preparation of lecture materials for the development of a training manual of the Driver Instructor
  • Preparation of poster, a leaflet for the road safety awareness development of the children.
  • Preparation of poster, leaflet, banner for the road safety awareness development of mass people.

 

Staff Development :

  • Providing several lectures on the learning of Road Safety Training in the Hasselt University, Belgium and IIT, Delhi, India, 2009
  • Presenting technical presentation on “Prevention Road Traffic Injuries and Save Lives” at the Meeting room at Accident Research Institute (ARI), 21 December 2009
  • Presenting technical presentation on Intervention Mapping: Planning Theory- and Evidence-Based Traffic Education Programs at the Meeting room at Accident Research Institute (ARI), October 2009

 

 Other activities:

  • Cooperation and development of linkage with the different concern organizations for the development of joint road safety program.
  • Research finding and data sharing with different organizations and journalist for media report.
  • Teaching Assistantship (TA), three times during M. Sc. Course work from BUET.
  • Assist and oversaw undergraduate and port graduate students in thesis work
  • Collection of extensive resources materials from home and abroad on transport planning, safety, management etc.
  • Published numerous Bangle articles and poems on different topics in several magazine, newsletter, bulletin and newspaper.