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Anutosh Das

অনুতোষ দাশ

Assistant Professor

Anutosh Das is an Early Career Researcher and Urban Planner turned climate enthusiast passionate about research in climate change issues and their impacts on the environment. As a researcher and practitioner, he wishes to comprehend the interplay between haphazard urban growth and the environmental Sustainability of cities from a global, inclusive standpoint. Mr Das started his career as an Academician at the Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh in 2016 where he rose through the academic ranks to his current position. He is a graduate of Urban Planning from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and earned an MSc. degree in Urban Planning from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) as an ADB-JSP Fellow. To highlight his vivid professional career, he is an affiliated member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as well as a Member of the Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP). He is an Editorial Board Member of the Planning and Development, Journal of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) and a Member of the exquisite Regional Science Association International (RSAI). As an interdisciplinary researcher, he is predominantly interested in effecting positive change globally in cities and urban environments. Mr Das’s research interests are diverse but all revolve around Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis, Mitigation and Adaptation Planning with a core focus on Green Growth, The Economics of Climate Change, Natural Resource Management and Regional Econometric Analysis. His related research at the intersection of Urban Planning and Natural Resource management has been published in top policy, economics and urban studies journals. His profound academic and professional background focuses on the sound assimilation of the global economic and socio-political context in addressing evidence-based solutions for congruent urban development. His research mainly seeks to address how Economic Tools and Policy Instruments can mainstream governance issues as an adaptive measure toward global climate change.

Research Grant 

Project Title: The Economics of Non-Renewable Natural Resource Depletion Externalities: Lessons from Groundwater Overdraft in the NorthWestern Region of Bangladesh.
Funding Source:  Young Professional Research Grant, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh.
Grant Period: 2022-2023

Research Grant No: DRE/7/RUET/574(58)/PRA/2022-23/05


Field of Research
  •  The Economics of Climate Change
  •  Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis, Mitigation and Adaptation Planning
  •  Environmental Planning & Natural Resource Management Using Economic Policy Instruments
  •  Economic Geography
  •  Green Growth & Environmental Protection
  •  Community and Environmental Conflict Management
  •  Health and the Built Environment
  •  Natural Hazard & Disaster Risk Management
  •  Transportation Economics focusing Urban Congestion & Road Pricing
  •  Risk Sensitive Spatial Planning & Urban Land Use - Transportation Interaction Analysis
Google Scholar Citation Researchgate ORCID
  •  First Joined: 01st Oct, 2016
  •      Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning

Position

Education

Book / Book Chapter
1
Journal Articles
28
Conference Papers
16
SL Authors Title Publisher Details Publication Year Type
1 Jenifar Selim, Tanmoy Dev, Sharmin Akter, Anutosh Das & Md. Sakib Zubayer Assessment of River Erosion’s Situation on the Basis of Influence Area: A Case Study on Gaibandha, Jamalpur and Sherpur District of Bangladesh Springer Nature 2022 Book Chapter
2 Das, A., Kashem, S., Hasan, M. Using market mechanism to stimulate sustainable use of non-renewable environmental resource, groundwater in Barind Tract of Bangladesh HKIE Transaction (Taylor & Francis Online) 2021 Journal
3 Anutosh Das, CHAN Lok Hang, LEONG Sin Ying, MAN Ho Yin, NGAN Pak Lun, TANG Yuen Ting, TSANG, Tsz Man, TSE Yi Lam, Strategic Planning Approaches, Processesa Practices: International Review and Lessons To Learn for HK 2030+ DUPAD,HKU 2021 Journal
4 Anutosh Das,Chan Lok Hang, Chan Yik Fung, Cheung Kin Yi, Leong Sin Ying, Leung Yik Lun, Lok Tsz Yin, Ng Cheuk Yee, Ngan Pak Lun Planning For an Age-Friendly Kowloon City DUPAD,HKU 2021 Journal
5 Anutosh Das, Sumita Roy, Md. Shahriyar Parvez, Md. Musleh Uddin Hasan Decentralized activity centers in rural Bangladesh: A step towards effective emergency situation management in the post-pandemic cities Journal of Urban Management (Elsevier) 2021 Journal
6 Anutosh Das, Mohammad Shahriyar Parvez, Md. Sakib Zubayer, Md. Shakil Ar. Salan A Generic Methodology for Dynamic Short Run Regional Econometric Analysis in Bangladesh Journal of Bangladesh Studies 2021 Journal
7 Das A. Public Housing in the Global Cities: Hong Kong and Singapore at the Crossroads Urban and Regional Planning 2021 Journal
8 Mohammad Shahriyar Parvez, Anutosh Das, Md. Sakib Zubayer Evaluating Local Economic Structure Through An Integrated Approach Of Location Quotients And Shift-Share Analysis: Lesson Learnt From Narayanganj District, Bangladesh MIST Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 8, Issue 1, ISSN 2224-2007 2020 Journal
9 Shajibul Haque, Muhtasim Ahmed, Shahariar Rahman, Anutosh Das, Faria Afrin Zinia Potentiality of Water Transport as Future Mode of Transportation: Designing A Probable Network To Create A Place of Recreation in Rajshahi City Corporation 5th International Water Conference 2020, Organized by ActionAid, Bangladesh 2020 Conference
10 Shajibul Haque, Anutosh Das, Faria Afrin Zinia Spectacular City Planning Peruses Transport Circulation to Create A Place of Fluid Landscape Paradise : Introducing Water Transport As Future Mode Of Transportation in Rajshahi City Corporation, Bangladesh International Conference on Earth and Environmental Sciences & Technology for Sustainable Development (ICEEST 2020) 2020 Conference
11 Das, A. Land Readjustment as an Instrument for Governing Megacity’s Urban Sprawl and Ecologically Critical Areas: A Reflection on the Experimental Upshot from Bangladesh Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners 2020 Journal
12 Anutosh Das, Faria Afrin Zinia, Md. Sakib Zubayer, Md. Abdus Salam, A. Latif Patwary Flyover’s Contribution in Aggravating the Traffic Problems of Megacities: A Synthesis of Mogbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka, Bangladesh Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners 2020 Journal
13 Das, A. Urban Planning in the ICT Age: The Chronicle of Evolution Planning and Development : Journal of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) 2020 Journal
14 Das, A. Low Carbon Growth, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Nexus: The Tale of Hong Kong Journal of Environmental Engineering and Its Scope, Vol. 2(3), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3598294 2020 Journal
15 Faisal, A., Akter,A., Chowdhury, N., Das, A., Zinia, F. Dependency of Urban People on Private Motorized Vehicles: A Critical Measurement in Bangladesh Journal of Geographical Studies, 3(1), 24-35. 10.21523/gcj5.19030103 2020 Journal
16 Faisal, A. A., Haque S., Roman, M. U., Hossain, N., Das, A. Impact on Community Livelihood Pattern Extrating Common Pool Resources Driving Toward Treagedy of Commons: A Participatory Approach of Local Water Channel, Bangladesh International Conference on Resource Management for Inclusive Development. Pune, India 2020 Conference
17 Das, A. Bridging the Urban Divide: A Critical Review of Bottom-Up Communicative Planning Measures in Bangladesh International Journal of Town Planning and Management ISSN: 2456-5253 Vol. 6: Issue 1 2020 Journal
18 Hasan, M. M., Alam, A., Mim, A. M., & Das, A. Identifying User Satisfaction Level of Road services: A Focus on Rajshahi City Bypass Road, Bangladesh Transportation Research Procedia, 48, 3132-3152. Elsevier 2020 Journal
19 Islam, M., Kashem, S., Morshed, S., Rahman, M. M., Das, A. Dynamics of Seasonal Migration of Rural Livelihood Advanced Journal of Social Science, 5(1), 81-92. 2019 Journal
20 Islam, M., Islam, R., Das, A. Evaluation of Divisional Growth Disparities in Bangladesh: An Analysis of Regional Employment Sector International Journal of Rural and Regional Planning Development, Vol. 4( 2), 27-35 2019 Journal
21 Nahar, A., Kashem, S., Das, A. Regionalization of Bangladesh: A Key to Identify Regional Disparities of the Pattern of Population Distribution Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, 4(1), 5-9, ISSN: 2637-4358 2019 Journal
22 Das, A., Salan, S. A., Zubayer, M. S. Regional Competitiveness Analysis: A Prime Focus on Region's Spatio-Functional Gap and Median Population Threshold Assessment International Conference on Urban and Regional Planning, Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) ,Dhaka,Bangladesh, 05-06 October, 2019, PP. 541-549, ISBN: 978-984-34-7970-9. 2019 Conference
23 Parvez, M. S., Saifullah, M., Das, A., Zubayer, M. S. An Analytical Approach to Measure the inequality in physician distribution of Bangladesh using Gini Coefficient The 16th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization Summer Institute (New Landscape of Data and Sustainable Development), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2019. 2019 Conference
24 Zubayer, M. S.,Roy, S., Ferdous, L., Das, A. Inequality in Employment Distribution in Bangladesh: An Assessment with Lorenz Curve and Gini Coefficient The 16th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization Summer Institute(New Landscape of Data and Sustainable Development), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2019. 2019 Conference
25 Mohammed, M., Shatil, A., Das, A. Global Environmental Politics and Developing Nations' Climatic Vulnerability Nexus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Proceeding of the International Conference on Climate Change, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 09-10, 2019. 2019 Conference
26 Juy, N., Akter, A., Das, A., Zubayer, M. S. An Analytical Approach to Measure the Dissimilation of Private Banking Sector in Bangladesh International Conference on Urban and Regional Planning, Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) ,Dhaka,Bangladesh, 05-06 October, 2019, PP. 600-607, ISBN: 978-984-34-7970-9. 2019 Conference
27 Khatun, A., Akter, S., Das, A., Zubayer, M. S. Delineation Of Economically Potential Regions Through Economic Competitiveness Analysis International Conference on Urban and Regional Planning, Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) ,Dhaka, Bangladesh, 05-06 October, 2019, PP. 513-522, ISBN: 978-984-34-7970-9. 2019 Conference
28 Selim, J., Dev, T., Das, A., Zubayer, M. S. Assessment of Total Forest Land of Bangladesh International Conference on Urban and Regional Planning, Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) ,Dhaka, Bangladesh, 05-06 October, 2019, PP. 523-530, ISBN: 978-984-34-7970-9. 2019 Conference
29 Nahar, A., Shuvo, I., Rahman, H., Rahman, M., Das, A. Identification of the Trend of Agricultural Land Transformation Using PRA Tools: A Case Study of Rajshahi nternational Conference on Urban and Regional Planning, Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) ,Dhaka,Bangladesh, 05-06 October, 2019, PP. 236-245, ISBN: 978-984-34-7970-9. 2019 Conference
30 Ahmed, B., Kelman, I., Kamruzzaman, Mohiuddin, H., Rahman, M., Das, A., Fordham, M., Shamsudduha, M. Indigenous people’s responses to drought in northwest Bangladesh Environmental Development, ELSEVIER, Volume 29, March 2019, 55-66, ISSN 2211-4645 2018 Journal
31 Das, A. The Changing Face of a Megacity’s Key Industrial Hub in Bangladesh: Towards Assessing its Emerging Transformation Pattern for Congruent Future Urban Development Jahangirnagar University Planning Review, Volume 16, June, 2018, pp. 53-70, ISSN 1728-4198 2018 Journal
32 Islam, M., Islam, R., Das, A. Ascertaining Regional Disparities in Living Condition through Formal Regionalization: An Instance of Bangladesh Plan Plus, Volume 8 (15-24), 2018, ISSN 1608-7844. 2018 Journal
33 Hossain, N., Das, A., Labib, S., M., Mohiuddin, H. Recognition of Rural-Urban Linkage through Understanding the Potential Impact of Growth Center: A Case Study of Paragram Hut, Nawabganj, Dhaka SSRN Electronic Journal, (1556-5068), http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3273297 2018 Journal
34 Salan, MSA., Rahman, N., Rahman, S., Hossain, N., Hossain, N., Das, A. Formulation of Community-Based Strategies to Mitigate the Impact of a New Road Construction on Housing and Environment International Journal of Town Planning and Management, Volume 04, Issue 02, 2018 (48-58), eISSN 2456-5253. 2018 Journal
35 Nahar, A., Chakma, R., Uddin, N., Das, A. Existing Situation of on Street Parking and Impacts on Effective Carriageway Width and V/C Ratio: A Case Study of Rajshahi City Corporation Area International Journal of Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 33-42. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.20180602.12 2018 Journal
36 Hasan, M., Ganguly, B.,Chowdhur, S. R., Rahman, G. A., Sami,S., Sultana, J., Kafy, A., Das, A. Analyzing the Impact of Land Use and Roadside Informal Activity on Transportation System: A Case Study in Rajshahi City Corporation, l of TransportBangladesh International Journaation Engineering and Traffic System, Vol. 04, No. 02, 2018, PP. 18-31, eISSN 2456-2343 2018 Journal
37 Nazmun, L., Islam, M., Tisha, S., Das. A. Formal Region Delineation on the Basis of Agricultural Productivity and Growth Center Trend in Civil Eng & Arch, 3(1), 358-363. DOI: 10.32474/TCEIA.2018.03.000155 2018 Journal
38 Tonoy, N. A., Nazir, N. B., Das, A., Zubayer, S. Environmental Regionalization of Bangladesh: A Case Study Based on Reserve Forest, Water Body, Brick Kilns, Rainfall and Temperature Annual Conference on Regional Science, 2018 (ACRS2), Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25-26 October, 2017. 2018 Conference
39 Akter, N., Akter, A., Das, A., Zubayer, S. Formal Regionalization of Bangladesh: Dependency on Agro-based Industry Annual Conference on Regional Science, 2018 (ACRS2), Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25-26 October, 2017. 2018 Conference
40 Mohammad, M., Siam, A., Das, A., Zubayer, S. An Analysis on Diversification of Health Condition in Bangladesh through Formal Regionalization Annual Conference on Regional Science, 2018 (ACRS2), Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25-26 October, 2017. 2018 Conference
41 Faisal, A., Akter, A., Das, A., Hossain, N., Tonoy, N., Khan, H., Siam, I. A Move Towards Sustainable Urbanism: Reconnecting the City with Urban People Through a Vibrant Riverfront Landscape Design International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue 11, November-2017 , ISSN 2229-5518. 2017 Journal
42 Zerin, S., Roy, S., Akter, N., Mahbuba, S., Nazir, N., Das, A., Hossain, N. Towards An Eco-Friendly Campus Design: A Place for Vibrant Activity Space and Scenic Beauty International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue 11, November-2017 , ISSN 2229-5518. 2017 Journal
43 Das, A., Hossain, N. Appraising Climate Change Impact Mitigation Standards to Ground Realities: The Lessons from Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Funded Projects International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 23 - 24, 2017. 2017 Conference
44 Fordham, M., Ahmed, B., Kamruzzaman, Mohiuddin, H., Rahman, M., Das, A., Shamsudduha, M., Kelman, I. " Precarious Resilience: Gendered Lessons from Drought in North-West Bangladesh Gender Policy Brief, Gender and Disaster Network, GDN, RUET and UCL 2017 Journal
45 Das, A., Haque, A., Salam, A., Taher, Sk. A Study on Development Trend of Tejgaon Industrial Area Bangladesh Planning Research conference (BPRC), Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 5-6 February,2016. 2016 Conference
  •  Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship to pursue the Master of Science in Urban Planning [MSc(UrbanPlanning)] Programme at The University of Hong Kong for the academic year 2019-2021.
  •  “The Faculty Dean’s Scholarship” awarded by BUET for the outstanding academic achievement during Undergraduate academic session Level 03 and Level 04.
  •  “University Merit Scholarship” awarded by BUET for academic excellence at Undergraduate level (At Six terms out of Eight).
  •  Member, Editorial Board, HKIP: Planning and Development Journal, Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP)
  •  Affiliated Member, Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), Membership No: 109200, www.rtpi.org.uk
  •  Member, Regional Regional Science Association International (RSAI), Membership No:RSAI10735, https://www.regionalscience.org/
  •  Member & Delegate from Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) in Building Permission Committee under Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives, Bangladesh at Kushtia Sadar & Kumarkhali Municipality, Kushtia.
  •  Assistant Provost, Sohid Sohidul Islam Hall (Students' Residence), Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET). (Activity Period : 05/06/2017 to 17/09/2019)
  •  Member, Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP), Membership Id. AM1133, www.bip.org.bd.
  •  Focal Point, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET).
  •  Member, Rain Forum Bangladesh, www.rainforum.org
  •  Member, NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS NETWORK-BANGLADESH, https://www.nbsbangladesh.info/
  •  External Examiner, University of Rajshahi and Pabna University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh.
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