• Department of Geography and Environment

Dr. Ubaydur Rahaman Siddiki





Dr. Ubaydur Rahaman Siddiki


PhD (University of Canberra (UC), Australia)

M.Sc. (Wageningen University & Research (WUR), The Netherlands)

M.Sc. (Jahangirnagar University (JU), Bangladesh)

B. Sc. (Jahangirnagar University (JU), Bangladesh)

H.S.C./ A Level or Equivalent (Govt. Debendra College, Manikganj, Bangladesh)

S.S.C./ O Level or Equivalant (Baghulia K S High School, Daulatpur, Manikganj, Bangladesh)

Public Policy (Environmental Policy, Water Governance and Policy), Climate Change and Disaster Risk Analysis and Management

Dr Ubaydur Rahaman Siddiki successfully achieved his PhD with a thesis titled "Understanding Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) using Policy Networks: Implications for Bangladesh." This achievement was accomplished at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra (UC), situated in Australia.

Before pursuing his doctoral studies, he completed a comprehensive two-year MSc program in Environmental Sciences, specializing in Environmental Policy, at Wageningen University (WUR) in The Netherlands. This program encompassed coursework, a thesis, and an internship, providing him with a solid foundation in the field.

His academic journey also includes the attainment of an MSc (Thesis) in Physical Geography from the esteemed Department of Geography and Environment at Jahangirnagar University (JU) in Bangladesh. It was at JU that he first embarked on his educational voyage, obtaining his initial degree, a BSc Honours, in the same discipline.

Upon completing his MSc degree from JU, he transitioned seamlessly into an academic role, joining the faculty in 2005 within the same department. His dedication and contributions have led him to ascend to the position of Professor, which he has held since January 2022 (https://juniv.edu/teachers/ursgeo).

Dr Siddiki has enriched his academic journey with valuable experiences. He participated in and successfully completed a European workshop held in Fosen, Norway, focusing on Environmental Sciences and Management. This experience further broadened his knowledge and perspective in the field.

In addition to his academic pursuits, he has engaged in meaningful research activities. Notably, he gained research experience at the Bangladesh Environmental Management Project (BEMP), which was conducted under the auspices of Bearing Point, based in Toronto, Canada.

For more information about his accomplishments and research journey, you can explore his participation in the European workshop by visiting http://www.kystenerklar.no. Furthermore, insights into his involvement in the Bangladesh Environmental Management Project can be found at www.bearingpoint.com.


Sl. Title Year Download
1 Effects of convective available potential energy, temperature and humidity on the variability of thunderstorm frequency over Bangladesh 2021
2 Shaping Monga Perception: An Empirical Study on Northwest Bangladesh 2023

Membership Information

Sl. Org. Type Org. Name Position Start Year End Year
1 Academic Jahangirnagar University Registered Graduate, Bangladesh Life Member (10384) 1970 1970
2 Academic and Research Jahangirnagar University Alumni Association, Bangladesh Life Member (964) 1970 1970
3 Research Bangladesh National Geographical Association (BNGA) Life Member (123) 1970 1970
4 Academic Institution Geography Alumni Association, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Life Member (025002) 1970 1970
5 Academic Institution Teacher Association of Jahangirnagar University (TAJU), Bangladesh Member 2024 1970
6 Academic Bangladesh National Geographical Association (BNGA), Bangladesh Member (Former) of the Executive Committee of the BNGA 2024 2024