Muhaiminul Islam

মুহাইমিনুল ইসলাম

Assistant Professor

Muhaiminul Islam currently works at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology. Muhaiminul Islam is an experienced faculty member specializing in Geo-informatics, urban planning, environmental studies, and disaster management. With four years of expertise, he excels in spatial analysis, leveraging geospatial technologies, and GIS applications.

As Project Director, Muhaiminul led impactful initiatives including 'Public Perceptions on Urban Open Space and City Livability in Barishal, Bangladesh' and 'Integrated Water Resource Management for Drought-Affected Regions in Bangladesh' in fiscal year 2020-2021. He actively contributes as an Associate Member of the Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP) and serves as Assistant Provost at Shahid Lt. Selim Hall, RUET, since December 2021.

His dedication lies in integrating Geo-informatics into urban development, environmental conservation, and disaster management, reflecting a commitment to sustainable practices." His current project is "Ecological Security Assessment through Multi-Dimensional Approach in Saint-Martin Island, Bangladesh."

Research Grant 

Project Title: "Ecological Security Assessment through Multi-Dimensional Approach in Saint-Martin Island, Bangladesh."

Grant Title: Young Professional Research Grant

Funding Source: Research and Extension, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh.

Grant Period: 2023-2024

Research Grant No: DRE/7/RUET/528(39)/PRA/2021-22/08

Field of Research
  •  Application of Geo-informatics in Urban Planning
  •  Environmental Studies & Disaster Management
ResearchGate Google scholar citation
  •  First Joined: 05th Nov, 2019
  •      Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning



  • BURP 2018

    Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET)

Book / Book Chapter
Journal Articles
Conference Papers
SL Authors Title Publisher Details Publication Year Type
1 Muhaiminul Islam, Sumaia Kashem, Zahin Momtaz, Md Mehedi Hasan An application of the participatory approach to develop an integrated water resources management (IWRM) system for the drought-affected region of Bangladesh Elsevier 2023 Journal
2 Muhaiminul Islam, Dulal Sarker, Jahid Hasan and Zahin Momtaz Public perceptions on urban open space and city livability in Barishal, Bangladesh Taylor & Francis 2023 Journal
3 M. S. Reza, Y. Ahmead, A. Ahmed, I. Khan, F. F. Huq, M. Islam Developing Unplanned Residential Land Through Implementation of Land Readjustment: A case study of Aliganja, Rajshahi International Conference on Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering,Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Rajshahi, Bangladesh 2023 Conference
4 Labib Intisar, Shahed Mahmud Ayan, Tayaba Tabassum Orthy, Mashfiq Anzum Arnob, Md. SakibZubayer, Muhaiminul Islam Evaluating the Socio-Economic Condition of Garment’s Workers in Rajshahi City 5th Annual Research on Cities Summit (ARCS 5.0)At: Plot No: 12(A), Nijigada, Kurki, Harirajpur - 752050 Dist.- Puri, Odisha 2023 Conference
5 R. Mahmood, R.R. Chowdhury,F.F. Huq, A. Das, M. Islam Identifying the Impacts of Brick Kilns on the Livelihood Condition of the People at Anupnagar, Chapai Nawabganj 5th International FolkloreConference 2022 2022 Conference
6 Md. Murad1, Md. Hossain, Tasnim Jahan, Ferdous Huq and Muhaiminul Islam The impact of urban sprawl in sub urban area of Rajshahi: A study in Kashiadanga area 1st Conference on Future Challenges in Sustainable Urban Planning & Territorial Management 2022 Conference
7 Abdulla-Al Kafy, Muhaiminul Islam, Soumik Sikdar, Tahera Jahan Ashrafi, Abdullah Al-Faisal, Md. Arshadul Islam, Abdullah Al Rakib, Md. Hasib Hasan Khan, Md. Hasnan Sakin Sarker, Md. Yeamin Ali Remote Sensing-Based Approach to Identify the Influence of Land Use/Land Cover Change on the Urban Thermal Environment: A Case Study in Chattogram City, Bangladesh Taylor & Francis Group 2021 Book Chapter
8 Md. Abu Sadath, Rubayat Shariar Rupom, Salma Jahan Prity, Ferdous Farhana Huq, Muhaiminul Islam LIVELIHOODS AND CYCLIC MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE DURING THE MONSOON PERIOD AT PADMA RIVER CHAR: A CASE STUDY IN RAJSHAHI CITY International Conference on Urban and Regional Planning (ICURP) 2021At: Dhaka, BangladeshVolume: ISBN: 978-984-35-2613-7 2021 Conference
9 Abdulla - Al Kafy, Md. Shahinoor Rahman, Abdullah-Al- Faisal,Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan, Muhaiminul Islam Modelling future land use land cover changes and their impacts on land surface temperatures in Rajshahi, Bangladesh Elsevier 2020 Journal
10 Muhaiminul Islam, Sumaia Kashem, Shameem Morshed Integrating spatial information technologies and fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (F-AHP) approach for landfill siting Elsevier 2020 Journal
11 Muhaiminul Islam Prediction of seasonal urban thermal field variance index using machine learning algorithms in Cumilla, Bangladesh Elsevier 2020 Journal
12 Muhaiminul Islam, Md. Nayem Uddin & Md. Mostafizur Rahman A GIS-based approach to explore the factors contributing towards Urban residential land development and re-development (LDR): a case of Rajshahi City Corporation area Taylor & Francis Online 2020 Journal
13 Dulal Sarker, Abdur Rouf Khan and Muhaiminul Islam Exploring the Connections between Land Use and Transportation: A Case Study of Shaheb Bazar to Rail Gate Road, Rajshahi City Sciendo 2019 Journal
14 Muhaiminul Islam, Sumaia Kashem, Shameem Morshed, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Anutosh Das Dynamics of Seasonal Migration of Rural Livelihood; Capital Formation Perspective ADVANCED JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE 2019 Journal
16 Muhaiminul Islam, Abdulla-Al-Kafy Identifying Most Influential Land Use Parameters Contributing Reduction of Surface Water Bodies in Rajshahi City, Bangladesh: A Remote Sensing Approach Gatha Cognition 2019 Journal
17 Nazmun Nahar Lubna, Muhaiminul Islam, Tisha Sarkar and Anutosh Das Formal Region Delineation on the Basis of Agricultural Productivity and Growth Center TRENDS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ITS ARCHITECTURE 2018 Journal
18 Muhaiminul Islam; Md. Rashiqul Islam; Anutosh Das Ascertaining Regional Disparities in Living Condition through Formal Regionalization: An Instance of Bangladesh Plan Plus 2018 Journal
19 Muhaiminul Islam; Md. Rashiqul Islam; Anutosh Das Evalution of Divisional Growth Disparities in Bangladesh: An Analysis of Regional Employment Sector International Journal of Rural and Regional Planning Development 2018 Journal
20 Muhaiminul Islam, Abdulla-Al Kafy, Dulal Sarker, S. M. Abdullah Al-Fatin, Md. Mehedi Hasan Efficient Utilization of Urban Fringe Area for Smart Urban Growth with Proposed Compact Township Design: A Case Study in Pabna District, Bangladesh Urban Studies and Public Administration 2018 Journal
  •  University Gold Medal
  •  Completed Project as a Project Director titled " Public Perceptions on Urban Open Space and City Livability in Barishal, Bangladesh".
  •  Completed Project as a Project Director titled "An Application of the Participatory Approach to Develop an Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) System for the Drought-Affected Region of Bangladesh".Fiscal year 2020-2021
  •  Member in Monitoring and Evaluation committee of the Project titled "Further Development of Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (1st Revised)".
  •  Associate Member, Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP), Membership Id. MBIP 1942 ,
  •  Assistant Provost, Shahid Lt. Selim Hall (Students' Residence), Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET). (Activity Period : 26/12/2021 to present)
Phd Students
IdNameThesis workCurrent Position
Masters Students
IdNameThesis workCurrent Position
Undergraduate Students
IdNameThesis workCurrent Position
1607020Nazia FarnazImproving Water Security of Chalan Beel, Bangladesh through Nature-Based Solutions (Nbs): Concepts, Challenges and SolutionsN\A
1707001Rafia Anjum RimiAn Integrated Approach to Identify Heatwave Vulnerable Areas and Understanding Community Needs: A Case Study of Rangpur, BangladeshN\A
1707033Tanvir AlamIdentifying Shoreline Movements and Envisioning Community-Based Solutions for Riparian Populations along the Brahmaputra River, BangladeshN\A
1707034Khondoker Al Sadikul ZarifQuantifying the Effect of Ecological Engineering on Urban Heat Island Reduction: A Geospatial Study of Green Spaces on Rooftops in ChittagongN\A
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