Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering
Ph. D.(Civil Engg.), 1992, I.I.T. Roorkee, India.
M.Engg.(Civil Engg), 1982, 1st Class, I.I.T. Roorkee, India
B. Sc. Engg.(Ag. Engg.), 1978, 1st Class 1st Position, BAU, Mymensingh
Dr. B.C. Basak is currently working as the Chairman of Department of Civil Engineering, Stamford University Bangladesh. He also holds the respected position of Dean, Faculty of Engineering from January 2018 till date. He joined Stamford University Bangladesh back in 2009. He is also the Member of the Academic Council in Stamford University Bangladesh. Dr. Basak is specialized in the field of water resources engineering with further concentration in CAD of Geo-Hydraulic Structures. His other fields of interest include mathematical modelling of water resources systems, alluvial canal design, seepage and stability of embankment dam.
Dr. Basak completed his B.Sc. Engg. (Ag. Engg.) from BAU, Mymensingh securing 1st Class 1st Position in 1978. He started his career as Assistant Engineer of BADC in November 1978. He then joined Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission as Scientific Officer in April 1979. In 1980, he went to I.I.T, Roorkee, India to conduct his Masters in Civil Engineering. In 1985 he joined as Senior Scientific Officer in Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture. Later, in 1992, he obtained his PhD in Civil Engineering from I.I.T, Roorkee, India.
In 1986, he joined Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET), Gazipur as Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering and left there as Selection-Grade Professor in Civil Engineering in 2011. His other administrative experiences include holding the position of Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering, DUET and Head, Department of Civil Engineering, DUET. He was also the Director (Student’s Welfare), Member of the Academic Council and Provost, Kazi Nazrul Islam Hall of DUET back in 2004, 1993 and 1992 respectively.
Dr. Basak was the Vice-Chairman, Agril. Engineering Division, Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) from 2000 to 2001. He was also the Central Council Member, Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) from 2002 to 2003. He served as the Vice-Chairman, Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB), Gazipur Center from 2004 to 2005. He is a Life Fellow of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) and Life Member of Indian Water Resources Society.
Dr. Basak published widely in different international and national peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings and wrote book chapters. He got training on various training courses and workshops. The list of his attended training courses is given below:
Short Course on River Training and Management jointly organized by BUET and the BUET-DUT University Linkage Project, and sponsored by DGIS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands, July 2003.