Dr. Tanveer Ferdous Saeed, Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) has been included among the world’s top 2% scientists in 2022 published by Stanford University and Elsevier on 10th October 2022. He is one of the few scientists from Bangladesh who received this great acknowledgement.
Professor Tanveer is a well-known researcher in Bangladesh who developed waste materials-based energy-producing wetland systems and a novel septic tank (bioreactor septic tank) that could completely treat wastewater produced from domestic/commercial facilities. He also received prestigious grants from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-ITN BUET for wastewater and human waste treatment. Apart from these, he was awarded both government and private funds for wastewater treatment in Bangladesh that is becoming the most prominent environmental issue in Bangladesh.
Professor Dr. Saeed is the Associate Fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences and the gold medalist of the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh. He is now associated with some of the important and time-worthy research projects of Dhaka city.
Dr. Saeed joined as an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, UAP in May 2016 and had been promoted to Professor in May 2019. Dr. Saeed is the pioneer in introducing constructed wetland systems in Bangladesh, to provide treatment of wastewater and polluted surface waters. He published many papers in highly reputed international journals.