Syed Hafizur Rahman is the director of CETL-JU. He is a Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. He has been involved in multi-disciplinary environmental research since 1994-1995. His research interests have been on water-related climate change issues, climate change adaptation technologies, water resource management, abatement of water pollution, treatment of waste water and surface water using EC technology. He has developed an interest in multidisciplinary research on complex issues relating to climate change and its effects on the micro-environment.
He has been doing research on vulnerability and impact assessment for climate change, ecosystem-based adaptation and sustainable adaptation due to climate change.