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Dr. Rumana Khatun
Name: Dr. Rumana Khatun
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.A., Ph.D
Phone No.: 8918279728
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E-mail ID: rumana.amu@gmail.com
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Aligarh Muslim University-January,2015- January,2020 (Ph.D.)
Department: Geography
Thesis Title: Natural Hazards and its Impact on Life and Livelihoods of People in Sundarban Region of West Bengal.
Areas:Environmental Geography
Advisor: Prof. Syed Naushad Ahmed

Aligarh Muslim University- July, 2012 – June, 2014 (M.A.)
Department: Geography
Dissertation Title:Impact of climate change on life and livelihood.
Areas:Environmental Geography,
Advisor:Prof. Syed Naushad Ahmed

Women’s College,Aligarh Muslim University- August,2009 – June,2012(B.A.)Department: Geography,
Hons: Geography

CBSE-UGC- November, 2017
UGC-NET
Subject: Geography

Utkal University
May. 2022- Present
Assistant Professor

Research Assistant in Minor Research Project (ICSSR, New Delhi) entitled ‘Impact of Solid Waste on the Environment: A Case Study of Chapra, October 2020- February 2021.

Guest Faculty of Environmental Studies at B.Sc. (III) Semester in Women’s College, AMU, Aligarh.Session 2019-2020.

• Khatun, R (2018) Focus on Better Planning for Flood Disaster Recovery in West Bengal: A Geographical Analysis,International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, Vol.3, Issue.08, pp.3673-3691.
• Rahman, M & Khatun, R., (2018) A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Voter Turnout in the Assembly Elections in West Bengal (2006-2016): A Study in Electoral Geography,International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, Vol.3, Issue.08, pp.3804-3828.
• Ahmad, S.N & Khatun R., (2018) Destructive cyclone Komen and flood Scenario in affected districts of West Bengal: Causes and Effects,The Geographer, Vol.65, No. 1, pp.10-17
• Ahmad, S.N & Khatun R., (2018) Vulnerabilities of major livelihoods by flood hazards in Sundarban region of West Bengal, in Social and Economic Development, Issues and Challenges in India, A.K Publications, Delhi, ISBN- 978-93-85022-28-9
• Ali, S.A., Khatun, R., Ahmad, A., Ahmad, SN. (2019). Application of GIS-based analytic hierarchy process and frequency ratio model to flood vulnerable mapping and risk area estimation at Sundarban region, India, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. Springer, ISSN 2363-6203, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-019-00593-z
• Ali, S.A., Khatun, R., Ahmad, A., Ahmad, SN. (2019). Assessment of Cyclone Vulnerability, Hazard Evaluation and Mitigation Capacity for Analyzing Cyclone Risk using GIS Technique: a Study on Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, India, Earth Systems and Environment. Springer, ISSN 2509-9426, DOI 10.1007/s41748-019-00140-x

• Presented Paper on “Destructive cyclone Komen and flood scenario in affected districts of West Bengal: Causes and Effects”, in National conference on Agriculture, Environment and Sustainable Development, (21st to 22nd March 2016) Department of Geography, AMU, Aligarh.
• Presented Paper on “Vulnerabilities of major livelihoods by cyclonic hazard Aila in Sundarban region of West Bengal”, in 6th International conference on Changing dimension of water resource: A challenge before mankind (18th to 20th November 2016) 6th National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI), Department of Geography and Environmental Science, Nalanda Open University, Patna.
• Presented paper on “A general analysis of physical and psychological health conditions during post disaster period in Sundarban region of West Bengal” in International Conference on Urbanization, Health & Wellbeing and Sustainable Development Goals, (17th to 19th March, 2017), X International Geographical Union, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
• Presented paper on “Surviving in Sundarban is not an easy task: A learning from cyclone Aila”, in National Conference on Role of Geospatial Technologies in Good Governance & Sustainable Development (17th -19th February 2018), Interdisciplinary Department of Remote Sensing & GIS Applications, AMU, Aligarh.
• Presented paper on “Focus on better planning for flood disaster recovery in West Bengal: A geographical analysis”, in National Conference on Climate Change: Sustainable Agriculture & Environment (17th -18th March, 2018), Department of Geography, AMU, Aligarh
• Presented paper on“Flood Susceptibility Analysis using Remote Sensing, GIS and Frequency Ratio Model in Sundarban Region of India” in International Conference onEnvironmental and EcologicalSustainability: Engaging theStakeholders (4th -5th October 2018), School of Interdisciplinary Studies IGNOU, New Delhi.
• Presented paper on“A Spatial Analysis of Affected Livelihoods during Flood & Cyclone in Sundarban Region of West Bengal” in XVth DGSI InternationalGeography Online Conference(The Deccan GeographicalSociety, India), (26th- 28th November 2020), Department of Geography,AU, Allahabad

• Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF),UGC, Govt. of India during April, 2015- January 2020 for Research Work in Aligarh Muslim University.

• Young Researcher Award by Institute of Scholars (InSc), Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India, Bangaluru, Karnataka, 2020

• Reviewer of the journal of International Journal of Management and Social Studies by Institute of Scholars (InSc), Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India, Bangaluru, Karnataka, 2020

• Professional Member of Institute of Scholars (InSc) valid for lifetime.

• Participated in UGC Human Resource Development Centre Sponsored Short Term Course on Research Methodology during 10th – 16th December 2015 Organized by Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
• Participated in GIAN Course on Rural Development Challenges in Transforming global and Regional Economics, during 29th January to 5th February, 2018 organized byDepartment of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
• Participated in National Information System for Climate and Environment Studies (NICES) and its Activities on 29th April, 2019, conducted by Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
• Participated in “Geospatial Modelling for Watershed Management” conducted by conducted by IIRS, Dehradun during 1st May- 5th May 2018 at Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
• Participated in “Basics of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Navigation Satellite System” conducted by conducted by IIRS, Dehradun during 4th Sept to 16th Nov 2018 at Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

• Participated in the International Webinar on “Impact of Plastic Waste on Our Environment”, Conducted by Dipti Organization, Medinipore, West Bengal, held on 3rd July 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Geographical and Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Environment, Industry and Migration Labours” Organized by Department of Geography, Ankushrao Tope College, Jalna, Maharashtra, held on 11th July 2020.
• Participated in the FDP Webinar on “Capacity Building of Young Talent in Trans disciplinary Research for a Sustainable Development of Society” Organized by Centre for Research and Publications, Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, held on 13th-18th July 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “ Growth Vs. Development : A Post COVID Analysis with special references to Indian Economy” Organized by Department of Economics in Collaboration with IQAC, Dum Dum Motijheel Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata, held on 17th July 2020.
• Participated in the International Webinar on “Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Education & Socio-Economic Development: Challenges and Practices” Organized by Department of Education, Aliah University, Kolkata, held on 18th – 19th July 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Institutional Methodology of Online Induction Programme and Issues Related to It in Recent COVID-19 Situations in India” Organized by Department of Geography in collaboration with IQAC, Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya, Siliguri, held on 22nd July 2020.
• Participated in the International Webinar on“Gender, Sexuality and Postcolonial Literature: Trends, Issues and Perspectives” Organized by Department of English in Collaboration with the Internal Quality Assurance Cell, S.R. Fatepuria College, held on 23rd – 25th July 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Changing Dynamics of Socio-Political Scenario in North East India” Organized by Department of Political Science, RGU, held on 27th July 2020.
• Participated in the International Webinar on “Environment, Development and Livelihood: Challenges and Opportunities in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic” Organized by IQAC association with Department of Geography and Department of Economics, Chandrapur College, West Bengal, held on 30th July 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Career Advancement Scheme for College Teachers and Librarians” Organized by IQAC Cell, Siddhniath Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal, held on 04th August 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Pandemic and Reverse Migration in Bihar” Organized by Department of Economics & IQAC Cell Kunwar Singh College, Darbhanga, held on 04th August 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Revisiting Environmental Determinism and Possibilism Debate in Present Scenario” Organized by P.G Department of Geography, Ram Dayalu Singh College, B.R.A Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, held on 07th August 2020.
• Participated in the International Webinar on “COVID-19 Pandemics and Exploring its Economics, Health and Environmental Consequences” Organized by Department of Environmental Science in Collaboration with Department of Economics, held on 16th August 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Environmental Problems and Human Adaptations” Organized by Department of Geography, Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya, Keshpur, held on 2nd September 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Recent issues on Geographical study and Its Future Prospects” Organized by Department of Geography, Maharajadhiraj Uday Chand Women’s College, West Bengal, held on 7th September 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Geography and Allied Discipline: Future Scope and Career Opportunities” Organized by IQAC association with Department of Geography, Chatra Ramai Pandit Mahavidyalaya, held on 15th September 2020.
• Attended online Webinar lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Drass Suru-Zanskar Valley Kargil: Trends and Socio-Economic Relevance and Terrain Analysis Theory and Application on Land Management with examples from Kerala” Organized by Department of Geography, University of Allahabad, held on 20thSeptember 2020.
• Participated in the National Webinar on “Effects of Environmental Degradation in Current Scenario” Organized by Environment Warriors, held on 5th June 2021.