Dr. Adnan Ahmad Tahir

Designation: Associate Professor (Tenured)
Email: adnantahir@cuiatd.edu.pk
Phone No. : 92-992-383591-6
Role: Faculty
Research Interests:

Snow and ice hydrology; Application of GIS & RS in water resources and cryosphere monitoring; Snowmelt-runoff modeling; Climate change impacts on water resources; Water resources management; Snow and glacier dynamics;

Academics/ Degrees

  • Postdoctorate - Snow and glacier dynamics using photo-grammetry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 2014-15
  • PhD - Hydrological Sciences, Laboratories Hydrosciences, Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France, 2008-2011
  • MS2 - Environmental Sciences Université Paris 6 ‐ Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, 2007-2008
  • M.Sc (Hons) -Agricultural Engineering, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 2003-2005 
  • B.Sc. - Agricultural Engineering,University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 1999-2003

Profile/Bio

PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 

  • January 2018 - To date: Associate Professor/ Senior Warden SF Boys Hostel. Teaching/ Research; Head group of Climate Change, Department of Environmental Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad
  • Dec. 2011 to 2018: Assistant Professor/ Head group of Climate Change, Department of Environmental Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad
  • Sept. 2014 – Aug 2015: Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Dec. 2008 to Sept. 2011: Researcher, Laboratories Hydrosciences, MAISON DES Sciences, DE L’EAU, UNIVERSITE MONTPELLIER 2 – Montpellier, France
  • Jan. 2008 to June 2008: Researcher, HBAN CEMAGREF, ANTONY, France
  • April 2005 to April 2007: Lecturer, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

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Awards/ Appreciations

Professional Trainings, Achievements, Awards & Scholarships 

  • Attended two Summer Schools on Alpine Environment in Italy in year 2012 and 2013
  • Certificate of 7 months intensive FRENCH language course in Pakistan and France
  • Awarded SWISS GOVERNMENT EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP in 2014 for 1 year postdoctoral research in Switzerland
  • Awarded with HEC Overseas scholarship for MS leading to PhD n 2007
  • Awarded with merit scholarship during B.Sc. Engineering and Intermediate
  • Life time member of Pakistan Engineering Council
  • Affilated to the following journals as a reviewer: “Journal of Hydrology” “Hydrology and Earth System Sciences” “Hydrological Processes” “Hydrological Sciences Journal” “International Journal of Remote Sensing” “Journal of Arid Land” “Journal of Mountain Sciences” “Pakistan Journal of agricultural sciences”, “Pakistan journal of life and social sciences
  • Established MoU and research collaboration with ISAC-CNR, Italy
  • Field Excursion of 12 days on Batura glacier (Karakoram range) with German institute to manage the installed high-altitude climate stations
  • Managed Automatic Weather Station at COMSATS Abbottabad for 2 years