Speaker Bio

YOUTH SESSION - CIRCULAR ECONOMY PROJECTS & OPPORTUNITIES IN SAUDI ARABIA

Dr Saidur Chowdhury
Dr Saidur Chowdhury

Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department at Prince
Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Dr. Saidur R. Chowdhury is an Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia. He completed his PhD in Environmental Engineering from the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University (UW) in Canada. His doctoral dissertation investigated the performance of different iron oxide nanoparticles and recycled waste products (e.g. Ni smelter slag) for contaminated water and site treatment. Dr Chowdhury is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the province of Ontario in Canada. He has over two years of Postdoctoral experience at both Western and the Simpson Environmental Corporation in Burlington, Ontario as well as University of Saskatchewan and Syncrude Canada LTD. He also worked as an Environmental Research Manager at Toronto Inspection Ltd. in Canada.

Dr Chowdhury has involved in designing remediation methods for contaminated site in Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario, Canada. He is registered with the Ministry of Environment and climate change to act as a Qualified Person (QP) for Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and treatment under Ontario Regulation 153/04. His research interests are in the general areas of environmental and geo-environmental engineering; application of nanomaterials for environmental treatment; recycling waste product for water treatment; development of reactive media for water or wastewater treatment and resource recovery.