Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Md. Ashrafuzzaman Pramanik

BURP (KU), MSc in EESI (KTH, Sweden), PhD (ongoing in JU) 

Assistant Professor

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

8801712604430 (Personal) (Office) (Personal)

Total Publications: 18

Total Publications (18)


Teaching Experience (1)

  • Assistant Professor: 25 September 2013 - till date; Lecturer: 18 September 2011 - 24 September 2013

Administrative or Other Experience (4)

  • Chairman (September 2015-February 2018), Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Pabna.
  • Chairman (September 2013-March 2014), Dept. of Geography, Environment and Urban Planning, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Pabna.
  • Urban Planner (July 2009-August 2011), Master Plan Project by Local Government Engineering Department (LGED).
  • Junior Consultant (March 2008-June 2009), Junior Consultant (Environment & Resettlement), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Projects.

Research Interests (1)

  • Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning and Management

Previous Research Project (1)

  • Project Title: Low Carbon City Planning and Development in Bangladesh-a case study on Dhaka City Corporation

External Affiliation (1)

  • Membership: Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP); Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA)

Journal Articles (14)

  • Pramanik, M.A., Rahman, M. S. U and Fahim, A.U. 2023. Travel behavior characteristics of informal public mode users: A case study of E-rickshaw users of Rangpur city corporation (RpCC) in Bangladesh, Advances in Transportation Studies: an international Journal, ISSN: 1824-5463.
  • Pramanik, M. A. and Rahman, M. S. U. 2021. Understanding the Paratransit and Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) Services in Rangpur City of Bangladesh: The Case on E-rickshaws. Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners (JBIP), Vol. 13, pp. 89-110, ISSN 2075-9363.
  • Pramanik, M. A. and Rahman, M. S. U. 2020. Operational characteristics of paratransit in medium-sized city: a case study on E-rickshaws in Rangpur City, Bangladesh. Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planers (JBIP), vol 12, pp. 45-62, ISSN 2075-9363.
  • Pramanik, M. A., Prothan, J.I. and Munir, M. 2018. Challenges of Low Carbon City Planning due to Emissions from Brick Kilns: A Case Study on Dhaka City of Bangladesh. Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planers (JBIP), vol 9, pp. 45-62, ISSN 2075-9363.
  • Chakma, M., Rana, S. and Pramanik, M.A. 2018. Prediction and analysis the causes of increasing an illegal e-taxi in Bangladesh municipalities: A case study of Pabna municipality. International Journal of Crowd Science, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2018, pp. 178-197, Emerald Publishing Limited, ISSN: 2398-7294, DOI 10.1108/IJCS-06-2018-0010.
  • Prothan, J.I. Islam,M., Rahman, A., and Pramanik, M. A., 2018. Transportation System Analysis at the Major Road Intersection in the CBD Area of Rangpur City, Bangladesh. International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2575-1751, doi: 10.11648/j.ijtet.20170304.15.
  • Rahman, A., Prothan, J.I., Islam, M., Pramanik, M.A. 2018. Parking Provision for CBD Area of Pabna Town in Bangladesh. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science Vol. 2, No. 9.
  • Pramanik, M.A., Rahman, M.M. 2013. Urban Water Supply Network Analysis: A Case Study on Pabna Municipality, Bangladesh. International Journal of Advanced Research, Volume 1, Issue 8, 121-126 , ISSN: 2320-5407.
  • Pramanik, M.A. Khalid, A. Rahman, M.M, 2013. Drainage Management Plan for the Municipalities of Bangladesh: a case study on Nilphamari Muncipality. Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies Journal. Vol. 4 (1). pp 29-37. ISSN: 2308-6246.
  • Pramanik, A., Rahman, M., Tanu, T.A., and Rahman, M. 2012. “Land use pattern and environmental impact of Pabna Municipality in Bangladesh,” Int. J. Soc. Dev. Inf. Syst. 3(5): An online Journal of “G-Science Implementation and Publication” Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Pramanik, A. 2011. ‘A Challenge towards Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Management: a case study on Nilphamari and Thakurgaon Municipalities in Bangladesh’, WasteSafe 2011, ISBN: 978-984-33-2705-5, pp. 72 (1-8).
  • Rahman, N. and Pramanik, A. 2010. Infrastructure Development and It’s Impact on Forestry Resources in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA), ISBN: 978-984-33-0954-9, pp. 285-295.
  • Pramanik A. 2009. ‘Climate Change and Health Risk Assessments in context of Bangladesh’, Environment and our Existence, Northern University Bangladesh, Dhaka, pp. 33-36.
  • Pramanik, A. 2007. ‘Provision for Sanitation in Low Income Urban Areas: A case study on Dhaka, Bangladesh’, Department of Urban Planning and Environment, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm,

Conference Proceedings (4)

  • Rahman, M.S.U., Pramanik, M. A. 2021. Paratransit Services in a Medium-size City: Users’ Satisfaction about Easybikes in Rangpur City, Bangladesh, Proceedings of the International Conference on Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS). 12-15 September 2021, Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Pramanik, M. A. 2017. Effects of Salinity on South-west Coastal Livelihood of Bangladesh. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM-2017), IWFM, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Pramanik, M.A. 2017. Climate Change Induced Disaster: Adaptation and Management Strategies in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh. Proceedings of International Conference on Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, 9 - 11 February 2017, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
  • Pramanik, M.A. 2016. ‘Effects of Shrimp Cultivation on Livelihood of Coastal Communities in Bangladesh’ Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Bangladesh Environment (ICBEN-4), BAPA-BEN.

Conducted Courses (1)

  • URP 4210: Environmental Planning and Management Lab; URP 4209: Environmental Planning and Management; URP 4205: Urban and Regional Economics; URP 4104: Project Planning and Management Lab; URP 4103: Project Planning and Management; URP 4000: Project/Thesis; URP 3208: Geographic Information System (GIS) Lab; URP 3107: Geographic Information System (GIS); URP 3211: Research Methodology; URP 3208: Transportation Planning Lab; URP 3207: Transportation Planning; CE 3107: Transportation Engineering; URP 3103: Housing and Real Estate Development; URP 2202: Urban Planning Techniques Lab; URP 2201: Urban Planning Techniques; URP 2101: Urban Planning Principles; URP 1101: Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning.

Graduate Supervision (7)

  • GIS based Suitability Analysis for Solid Waste Disposal Site Selection in a City of Bangladesh: a case study on Rangpur City (Student ID: 131702 & 131719).
  • Socio-economic Impact Assessment due to emissions from Brick-Kilns: a case study on Ramnathpur Union under Badarganj Upazila in Ranpur (Student ID: 131724).
  • District Highway Geometric Features Analysis in Bangladesh: a case study on Chittagong to Rangamati Highway (Student ID: 131732).
  • Traffic and Transportation Management Plan for Central Business District (CBD) Area of Rangpur City in Bangladesh (Student ID: 121711).
  • Parking Demand Analysis for an Urban Area: a case study on CBD Area of Pabna Municipality (Student ID: 121714).
  • Land Suitability Analysis for Potential Recreational Parks at Rangpur City in Bangladesh (Student ID: 121723).
  • Accessibility of Municipal Service Facilities in a Secondary Town of Bangladesh: a case study of Meherpur Municipality (Student ID: 121728).

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