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Disaster and Earth Science

Dr. Raman Kumar Biwas:

 

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Shinshu University, Matsumoto,

Nagano, Japan

&

(MS and Ph.D. (Tohoku University, Japan)

Associate Professor and Chairman (Ex)

Dept. of Disaster Resilience and Engineering

Faculty of Environmental Science and Disaster Management                                                                                                       

Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Dumki,         

Patuakhali, Bangladesh-8602.

 

 

Education

Ph. D. (Oct 2016-Nov 2020) Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

Thesis; “Terrestrial Ecosystem Collapse and Soil Erosion before the End-Permian Marine Extinction: Organic Geochemical Evidence from Marine and Non-Marine Records”

MS in Earth Science (Oct 2014-Sep 2016) Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

M.Sc. in Geology & Mining (2005-2006) Rajshahi University, Bangladesh (Exam held in 2008)                   

B.Sc. in Geology & Mining (2002-2005) Rajshahi University, Bangladesh (Exam held in 2006)                                                                                      

Higher Secondary school Certificate (H.S.C) in Science Jessore Board, Bangladesh, 2000

Secondary school Certificate (S.S.C) in Science Jessore Board, Bangladesh, 1998

 

Personal Information:

Date of Birth:   April 12, 1982

Nationality   :   Bangladeshi

Blood Group:   B+

Marital status: Married

Research interest in Brief:

Biogeochemistry, Mass Extinction and Paleo-climate, Evolutionary Changes and causes, Sedimentology, Marine Environmental changes, and its phenomenon. Geological Research, Paleo extinction of the earth history, GIS and Remote Sensing, Ground Water Quality. Petroleum Exploration using a biomarker analysis by GCMS/MS

 

Current Research on:

“Recalculation of the 2a-methylhopanes index as a robust proxy for the stress environmental condition.

 

Post-Doctoral Research:

Working as an assistant professor and research fellow under professor Dr. Yoshida Kohki at Shinshu  University during the period of 1 December to 31 March 2022.

 

Publications:

  1. Biswas R.K., Ghosh S., Islam A. S, Roshni F.A., and Roshnai, 2022. Assessment of Drinking Water Quality and its Effects on Health from Mongla City with Surrounding Area of Bangladesh Am. J. Pure Appl. Sci, 4(3) 47-54 pp. Published on June 10, 2022.

 

  1. Biswas R.K., SiddiquaA., Rahim M.A, Roy D.K, Ghosh S., Jame M.Y.,  2022 Farming system through the Indigenous Knowledge in Wetland Agriculture Sector in Patuakhali District, Bangladesh” J.Patuakhali Sci.Tech. Uni. (Accepted, Manuscript Number: JPSTU-2021-12-09) 25 October 2022.

 

  1. Rokonuzzaman M.H., Rahim M.A., Biswas R.K., Nur M.N.B., Siddiqua A., 2022. Climate Vulnerability Assessment and Building Community Resiliency at Kalaskati Union, Bakerganj Am. J. Pure Appl. Sci, 4(3) 41-46 pp. Published on May 7 2022.

 

  1. Khan A. H., Biswas R.K., Ansary M.A., Roy D.K., Rokonuzzaman M.K., 2022. Assessment of River Bank Erosion and Channel Shifting of Lower Padma River using Multitemporal Satellite Data and GIS Technique, Journal of the Patuakhali Science and Technology University. (Accepted, Manuscript Number: JPSTU-2021-12-09)

 

  1. Aftabuzzaman, M., Kaiho, K., Biswas, R.K., Liu, Y., Saito, R., Tian, L., Bhat, G.M. and Chen, Z.Q., 2021. End-Permian terrestrial disturbance followed by the complete plant devastation, and the vegetation proto-recovery in the earliest-Triassic recorded in coastal sea sediments. Global and Planetary Change, p.103621.

 

  1. Biswas, R.K., Kaiho, K., Saito, R., Tian, L. and Shi, Z., 2020. Terrestrial ecosystem collapse and soil erosion before the end-Permian marine extinction: Organic geochemical evidence from marine and non-marine records. Global and Planetary Change, 195, p.103327.

 

  1. Kaiho K., Saito R., Oba M., Ito K., Miyaji T., Biswas R., Tian L., Sano H., Shi Z., Takahashi S., Tong J., Liang L., Oba M., Nara F.W., Tsuchiya N., Chen Z.Q., (2016) Effects of soil erosion and anoxic–euxinic ocean in the Permian–Triassic marine crisis. Heliyon 2, 137.

 

  1. Saito, R., Kaiho, K., Oba, M., Tong, J., Chen, Z.Q., Takahashi, S., Chen, J., Tian, L. and Biswas, R.K., (2016) Secular changes in environmental stresses and eukaryotes during the Early Triassic to the early Middle Triassic. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 451, 35-45.

 

  1. Kunio, K., ITO, , Saito., R., MIYAJI, T., OBA, M., Satoshi, T., BISWAS, R.K. 2015, Abrupt surface-water reduction accompanied with massive soil inflow during the end-Permian mass extinction Japan Geo science meeting BPT 17-11

 

  1. Kulatunga U; Gayan W; Dilanthi A; Parvez A and Biswas K.; Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh 2012, World Construction Conferences; Colombo, Srilanka; 209-220pp.

 

  1. Biswas R.K.; Shamsuzzoha M; Islam A.R.M.T; 2012. Suitability Assessment of some Groundwater samples for Irrigation of Shailakupa Upazila under Jhenaidah District, Journal of the Patuakhali Science and Technology University.

 

  1. Biswas R.K., Roy M.K. and Haque K.I. 2013. Assessment of groundwater quality for drinking purposes in some parts of Jhenaidah District, Bangladesh. International Journal of Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Jaipur, India. Vol. 3 (1) pp.195-204.

 

  1. Biswas, R.K., Roy, D.K., Islam, A.R.M.T., Rahman, M.M. and Ali, M.M., 2014. Assessment of drinking water related to arsenic and salinity hazard in Patuakhali district, Bangladesh. International journal of advanced geosciences, 2(2), pp.82-85.

 

  1. Islam, A.R.M.T., Islam, M.A., Tasnuva, A., Biswas, R.K. and Jahan, K., 2014. Petro physical parameter studies for characterization of gas reservoir of Norshingdi gas field, Bangladesh. International Journal of Advanced Geosciences, 2(2), pp.53-58.

 

Book:

  1. নিউটনের যত আবিষ্কার নিউটনের যত আবিষ্কার (হার্ডকভার) by Dr. Raman Kumar Biswas,

Product Specification & Summary Specification Author Title নিউটনের যত আবিষ্কার (The Discovery of Newton) Author ড. রমন কুমার বিশ্বাস Publisher বাবুই ISBN 9789849661030 Edition 1st Published, 2022 Country (Bangladesh) বাংলাদেশ Language (Bangla) বাংলা https://www.rokomari.com/book/231869/newtoner-joto-abishkar

 

International Conference attended:

Paper Presented; Biswas, R.K, Saito, R., Kaiho, and., Zhiqiang Shi, “Land ecosystem collapse followed by marine environmental stress spanning the Permian-Triassic mass extinction” Journal of Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta.

Peper Presented; Land ecosystem collapse followed by marine environmental stress spanning the Permian-Triassic mass extinction”

Awards/Certificates:

 

Teaching Experience (Bangladesh):

From 06 March 2011 –till date  in the Dept. of Disaster Resilience and Engineering

Faculty of Disaster Management,  Patuakhali Science and Technology University,

Dumki, Patuakhali, Bangladesh-8602.

 

Teaching Experience (Japan):

Working as an assistant professor and research fellow under professor Dr. Yoshida

Kohki at Shinshu University during the period of 1 December to 31 March 2022.

 

MS and Intern Thesis Supervision:

 

Currently Four (4) MS students and three (3) Undergraduate students.

Current Research on:

“Recalculation of 2a-methylhopanes index as a robust proxy for the stress environmental condition.

 

Courses conducted by me: 

Case Studies of International Projects on Disaster Resilience, Credit Hours 2

Sustainable Water Resource Management Credit Hours 2

Earthquake Engineering and Geo-Hazard Studies, Credit Hours 2

Disaster in Mining Exploration and Management, Credit Hours 2

Applied Hydrology and Water Engineering, Credit Hours 2

Project Management, Credit Hours 2

Research Methodology, Credit Hours 2

Disaster Risk Reduction: Principle and Practices, Credit Hours 2

Introduction to Hazard risk and disaster, Credit hour: 2

Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Management, Credit hour: 2

Fundamentals of Hydrology, (Theory and Practical), Credit hour: (2+1)

Introduction to Earth Science Credit hour: 2

Earthquake Management and Engineering (Theory and Practical), Credit hour: (2+1)

Disaster Risk Management in Business Sector, Credit Hour: 2

Disaster Risk Management in Tourism Sector Credit Hours: 2

Fundamentals of Geophysics, CR 2

Oceanography, CR 2

Remote Sensing; CR 2

Presentation and argumentation skill CR 1

 

Administrative Experience:

Assistant Provost, Sher-E-Bangla Hall-2, Patuakhali Science and Technology University. Since 01 Aug. 2012 to 31 July 2014                                  

 

Implementation of Bangladesh Govt. Project:

  1. “Feasibility study to construct the Flood shelter in the River erosion and flood-prone area of Bangladesh” funded by the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) organized by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Govt. of Bangladesh from 03 March 2022 to 03 July 2022.

 

  1. “Feasibility study to construct the cyclone shelter in the coastal and cyclone prone area of Bangladesh” funded by the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) organized by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Govt. of Bangladesh. 03 March 2022 to 03 July 2022.

           

Undergraduate Reports

 Title: Geological field report on the Sitakund anticline, Chittagong District, Bangladesh.

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