Faculty Member Profile

Sukhen Goswami
Assistant Professor & Chairman
Geology and Mining
Master's Degree (M.S.)

I am interested in geological and hydrogeological studies, climate change, natural hazards and environmental sciences. My research areas of interest are assessment of hydrogeochemistry, groundwater potential; impacts of urbanization on groundwater resources; effects of climate change on water quality degradation; surface and groundwater interactions; saline water intrusion in coastal aquifers.

Graduate Research Assistant:
From 2013 to 2015: Joint collaborative research project among the Department of Geology, DU; Department of Earth Sciences, University College London (UCL) and the British Geological Survey (BGS).
Project title: Groundwater Resources in the Indo-Gangetic Basin: Resilience to Climate Change and Abstraction.  
From April 2015 to June 2015: Action research project carried out jointly by Department of Geology, DU and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.
Project title: Sustainable Arsenic Mitigation (SAsMit) in Matlab Upazila of Chandpur District.
1st September 2015 to 18th February 2016: Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Vitens Evides International (VEI) and Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA).
Research Project Director:
Assessment of saline water intrusion and safe water options in Kuakata, Patuakhali District; funded by University of Barishal and UGCduring 2016-2017.
Assessment of saline water intrusion in Barisal City Corporation, funded by University of Barishal and UGC during 2017-2018.
Effects of climate change on coastal groundwater in Amtali Upazila, Barguna, Bangladesh; funded by University of Barishal and UGC from 2018 to till date.
Goswami, S., Rahman, M.A.K.M., Fuad, M.I.M., Roy, D.K., Rahim, M.A. (2017). Groundwater quality assessment of Barisal City Corporation in Bangladesh. Barisal University Journal Part 1, 4(2):339-350 (2017), ISSN 2411-247X.
Roy, D.K., Goswami, S., Ahmed, T., Saha, M.K., Emon, M.H., Rahim, M.A. (2017). Socio-economic impacts of river bank erosion on Durgapasha union in Bakerganj Upazila, Bangladesh. Barisal University Journal Part 1, 4(1):165-183 (2017), ISSN 2411-247X.
Roy, D.K., Rahim, M.A., Roy, U., Goswami, S., Zaman, M.A.K.M., Purevjav, N. (2017).  Assessment of Groundwater quality and associated hazard identification in the Betagi Paurashava, Barguna District, Bangladesh. Barisal University Journal Part 1, 4(2):361-376 (2017), ISSN 2411-247X.

Lecturer (14 March 2016 to 9 April 2019 ):
Lecturer at the Department of Geology and Mining, University of Barisal, Barisal 8200,