Syeed Md Iskander

About

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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2019
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Advisor: Zhen (Jason) He, Professor
M.S., Environmental Engineering, 2014
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Advisor: Richard Watts, Professor
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2012
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Advisor: Md. Mujibur Rahman

 

EMPLOYMENT

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 05/2019 – Present
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California
Advisors: Adam L. Smith (Associate Professor) and Amy Childress (Professor)
Graduate Research Assistant, 08/ 2015 – 05/2019
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
Instructor of Record, 08/2018 – 12/2018
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 08/2013 – 07/2015
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University
Lecturer, 05/2012 – 07/2013
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Information Technology and Sciences, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

 

RECOGNITIONS

  • First Place, flash talk, 1st annual Alpha Epsilon Honor Society Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, 2019
  • Gold Award, oral presentation, 35th Annual Graduate Student Assembly Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, 2019
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, Departmental Nominee, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2019
  • Diversity Scholar, Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion – Graduate School, Virginia Tech, 2019
  • Virginia Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering Teaching Fellow, 2019
  • First Place, oral presentation, 33rd Annual Graduate Student Assembly Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, 2017
  • Environmental Research and Education Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship, 2016 – 2019
  • Runner up, Air & Waste Management Association Environmental Challenge International Competition, 2016 – 2017
  • Jaqueline Shields Memorial Scholarship, Air & Waste Management Association, 2016
  • Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability – International Solid Waste Association Scholarship, University of Texas, Arlington, 2016
  • Pratt Graduate Fellowship, Virginia Tech, 2015
  • University Merit Scholarship, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2007 – 2012
  • Dean’s List Award, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2007 – 2012

Email: syeedmd@usc.edu