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Associate Professor Shamsuddin Shahid

Shamsuddin Shahid, PhD  Shahid
Associate Professor

Department of Hydraulics & Hydrology, Faculty of Civil Engineering


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

81310 Johor Bahru, Johor

Phone: +607 553 1624

Fax: +607 556 6157





Ph.D. Hydrogeology – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India, 2001

M.Sc. Applied Physics – Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, 1989

B.Sc. Applied Physics – Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, 1988

Teaching and Research Interest

Dr. Shamsuddin Shahid teaches the postgraduate courses of Groundwater Hydrology and Statistical Hydrology in Faculty of Civil Engineering. His major research interests are Water Resources Management, Groundwater Hydrology, Climate Variability and Changes, Climate Change Impacts on Hydrological Processes and Water Resources, Droughts and Water Scarcity, Hydrological Data Analysis and Modeling, and Hydrological Hazards and Risk Mapping. He is supervising number of Masters and PhD students working on hydrological problems in developing countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and Nigeria.

Representative Research Publications

  1. Shahid, S., Wang, X., Harun, S.B., Shamsudin, S.B., Ismail, T., Minhans, A. (2015) Climate variability and changes in the major cities of Bangladesh: observations, possible impacts and adaptation. Regional Environmental Change, 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-015-0757-6
  2. Alamgir, M., Shahid, S., Hazarika, M. K., Nashrrullah, S., bin Harun, S., Shamsudin, S. (2015): Analysis of Meteorological Drought Pattern during Different Climatic and Cropping Seasons in Bangladesh. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 51(3), 794–806
  3. Ahmed, K., Shahid, S., Harun, S.B., Wang, X (2015) Characterization of seasonal droughts in Balochistan Province, Pakistan. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s00477-015-1117-2
  4. Al-Abadi, A.M., Shahid, S. (2015) A comparison between index of entropy and catastrophe theory methods for mapping groundwater potential in an arid region. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187 (9), 1-21
  5. Wang, X., Zhang, J., Shahid, S., Bi, S., Yu, Y., Zhang, X. (2015) Demand control and quota management strategy for sustainable water use in China. Environmental Earth Sciences 73 (11), 7403-7413
  6. Obaid, H.A., Shahid, S., Basim, K.N., Chelliapan, S (2015 Modeling of wastewater quality in an urban area during festival and rainy days. Water Science and Technology 72 (6), 1029-1042
  7. Ahmed, K., Shahid, S., Harun, S.B., Wang, X. (2015) Multilayer perceptron neural network for downscaling rainfall in arid region: A case study of Baluchistan, Pakistan. Journal of Earth System Science, 124(6), 1325-1341
  8. Wang, X.-J., Zhang, J.-Y., Shahid, S., Guan, E.-H., Wu, Y.-X., Gao, J., He, R.-M. (2014): Adaptation to climate change impacts on water demand. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, DOI: 10.1007/s11027-014-9571-6
  9. Ahmed, K., Shahid, S., bin Harun, S., Ismail, T., Nawaz, N., Shamsudin, S. (2014) Assessment of groundwater potential zones in an arid region based on catastrophe theory. Earth Science Informatics DOI: 10.1007/s12145-014-0173-3
  10. Wang, X. J., Zhang, J. Y., Tong, X. W., Shahid, S., He, R. M. & Xia, X. H. (2014) Mechanism and comprehensive countermeasure for drought management from the view of catastrophe theory. Natural Hazards. 71 (1), 823-835
  11. Pour S.H., Harun, S.B., Shahid, S. (2014) Genetic Programming for the Downscaling of Extreme Rainfall Events on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Atmosphere 5 (4), 914-936
  12. Katimon, A., Shahid, S., Khairi, A.A.W., Ali, M.H. (2013) Hydrological behaviour of a drained agricultural peat catchment in the tropics. 1: Rainfall, runoff and water table relationships. Hydrological Sciences Journal 58 (6), 1297-1309
  13. Katimon, A., Shahid, S., Khairi, A.A.W., Shabri, A. (2013) Hydrological behaviour of a drained agricultural peat catchment in the tropics. 2: Time series transfer function modelling approach. Hydrological Sciences Journal 58 (6), 1310-1325
  14. Shahid, S., Harun, S.B., Katimon, A. (2012) Changes in diurnal temperature range in Bangladesh during the time period 1961–2008. Atmospheric Research 118, 260-270 20  2012
  15. Shahid, S. (2012) Vulnerability of the power sector of Bangladesh to climate change and extreme weather events. Regional Environmental Change 12 (3), 595-606
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