Mr. Ataur Goni Polash
Mr. Ataur Goni Polash
Assistant Professor
B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering (SAU), M.Sc in Irrigation and Water Management (SAU)
01744598820
polash.iwm@sau.ac.bd
polashalpha@gmail.com

Ataur Goni Polash is an assistant professor, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Department of Irrigation and Water Management, at Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. He completed a bachelor's in Agricultural Engineering in 2016 and a master's in Irrigation and water management in 2019 from Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. He did a research project in his undergraduate program entitled “Evaluation of Water Quality for Various Uses in Sylhet Region”. The title of his Master’s thesis was “Investigation on Changes of Land Use/Land Cover in Hakaluki Haor using Remote Sensing and GIS”. He got National Science and Technology (NST) fellowship from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh during his Master’s program. He is a co-investigator of the project entitled “Studies on Bio-physical Parameters for Estimating Soil Loss Potential and Erosion Hazard in Sylhet district”, University Research Grant, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. His research areas include water quality, integrated water resources management, soil erosion, remote sensing, drainage engineering and environment and sustainability.

Publication Profile:
  • Polash, A.G. and Islam,M. 2020. Mapping of Crop Management Factor (C) for Sylhet Sadar using Remote Sensing and GIS. Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS. 11(3):35-46p.
  • Islam, M., Imon, T.I. and Polash, A.G. 2019. Analysis of Rainfall Variability in Sylhet Region of Bangladesh. Journal of Water Resource Engineering and Management. 6(2): 1-10.
  • Islam, M., Polash, A.G. and Fahim, S.A. 2017. Analysis of Groundwater Quality in Sylhet District. Journal of Sylhet Agricultural University. 4(2): 325-330.
  • Polash, A.G., Islam, M., Alam, M.M., Al-Amin, A. Q. 2020. Dynamics of Changes in Land Use and Land Cover and Perceived Causes in Hakaluki Haor, Bangladesh. (Under Review).
Research Interests:
  • Water Quality
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Soil Erosion
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Drainage Engineering
  • Environment and Sustainability
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Fluid Mechanics (Theory and Sessional)
  • Hydraulics (Theory and Sessional)
  • Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (Theory and Sessional)
  • Groundwater Engineering (Theory and Sessional)
  • Hydraulic Engineering (Theory and Sessional)
  • On-farm Water Management (Theory and Sessional)
  • Engineering Materials (Theory and Sessional)
Masters Courses:
  • Drainage Engineering
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • 2019, M. Sc. in Irrigation and Water Management, Department of Irrigation and Water Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Result: CGPA 3.894 out of 4 Major courses: Advanced Engineering Mathematics, GIS in Water Resources, Water Resources Planning, Surface Water Hydrology, River Engineering and Flood Management, Open-channel Flow, Drainage Engineering, Irrigation System Design, Groundwater Development etc.
  • 2016, B. Sc. in Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Result: CGPA 3.851 out of 4, Major courses: Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Hydrology, Hydraulic Engineering, Hydraulic Machinery, Groundwater Engineering, Irrigation and Water Management, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, On-farm Water Management, Environmental Engineering, Flood Control and River Training, and Land and Watershed Management etc.
Positions and Affiliations:
  • Lecturer from 20 December 2018 to 19 December 2020
  • Assistant Professor from 20 December 2020 to till date
  • Assistant Provost at Suhasini Das Hall from 12 September 2021 to till date
Other Academic, Administrative and Scientific Research Involvements:
  • Co-principle Investigator : Studies on Bio-physical Parameters for Estimating Soil Loss Potential and Erosion Hazard in Sylhet City. (May 19 – Dec 20). University Research Grant, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Principle Investigator : Investigation on Changes of Land Use/Land Cover in Hakaluki Haor using Remote Sensing and GIS. (July 17-June 18). Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
Awards and Scholarships:
  • National Science and Technology (NST) fellowship, The Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
Training:
  • Training Workshop on Application of Remote Sensing and GIS (03 January' 20–05 January' 20) Institute: Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Training on Accounts and Financial Management, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (June' 19) Institute: Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Training on Thesis and Technical Report Writing, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (15 April' 19–17 April' 19) Institute: Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Workshop on Application of GIS (19 November' 18 - 20 November' 18) Institute: Leading University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Language:
  • Bengali (Native)
  • English