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Shafiqul Islam

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Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Water Diplomacy, Tufts University - Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Shafiqul ("Shafik") Islam is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Water Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts. He was the first Bernard M. Gordon Senior Faculty Fellow in Engineering at Tufts University. Professor Islam's teaching and research interests are to understand characterize, measure, and model water issues ranging from climate to cholera to water diplomacy with a focus on scale issues and remote sensing. His research group WE REASON integrates "theory and practice" and "think and do" to create actionable water knowledge.

He maintains a diverse network of national and international partnerships including MIT, Columbia University, Purdue University, Penn State University, Princeton, BUET in Bangladesh, University of Tokyo, ETH in Switzerland, ICDDRB in Bangladesh, IIT in India, and SaciWATERs to conduct multi-year and multi-million dollar interdisciplinary collaborative research for a wide range of problems focusing on water, health, and climate. His major research sponsors include the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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