Dr. Faruk Bhuiyan is a water resources specialist with a civil engineering background. He has more than 15 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy related to sediment transport and river processes. As a commonwealth scholar he obtained Ph.D from the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK. Dr. Bhuiyan’s interests encompass field studies, laboratory experimentation and numerical modeling in several areas including large alluvial river processes (e.g., the Ganges and Brahmaputra-Jamuna Rivers), variably saturated groundwater flow modeling and river basin management issues. He visited and worked in a number of institutions including Hydraulic Research Wallingford Ltd. (UK), Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands), Loughborough University (UK) and University of Windsor (Canada). As a Visiting Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, he conducted researches on fish micro-habitat, entrainment during hydropower operation, CFD modeling and sediment mound formation.