Ali Shafqat Akanda

Ali Shafqat Akanda’s Full Research Profile


  • Ph.D. Water Resources Engineering. Tufts University, 2011
  • M.Sc. Geo-environmental Engineering. University of Oklahoma, 1998
  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering. Indian Institute of Technology, 1996

Research Theme

Research Interests

  • Hydrologic Forecasting
  • Water and Health Security
  • Emerging Water and Health Issues
  • Climate-Water-Health Nexus
  • Climate Change Impacts on Water Security
  • Water-Related Disasters
  • Hydroclimatic influences on Cholera
  • Early Warning Systems to Strengthen the Global Health Community

Major Sources of Funding

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Brown University
  • International Centre for Diarrheal Disease
  • NASA
  • West Virginia University
  • The Woodard & Curran Foundation