Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Profile

Dr. Akram Hossain



Akram Hossain

Professor

Phone: (509) 372-7314
FAX: (509) 372-7471
e-mail: ahossain@tricity.wsu.edu

 

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Environmental), 1989 - Washington State University
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, 1986 - Washington State University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), 1984 - Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • B.Sc.Eng., Civil Engineering, 1979 - Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, Washington State University - Tri-Cities, 2000-present    
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Washington State University - Tri-Cities, 1994-00 
  • Senior Technical Consultant, Rust Environment and Infrastructure, Greenville, SC, 1993-94
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering & Construction, Bradley Univ., Peoria, IL, 1992-93
  • Technical Consultant, Beiling Consultant, Molline, IL, 1992-93
  • Project Engineer, SEC Donohue, Inc., Greenville, SC, 1990-92
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 1989-90
  • Assistant Professor, Univ. of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1982-84 
  • Lecturer, University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1979-84 

RESEARCH

  • Groundwater flow
  • Contaminant transport modeling

TEACHING

  • Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering
  • Unit Processes in Environmental Engineering
  • Flow and Contaminant Transport Dynamics
  • Advanced Groundwater Hydrology
  • Environmental Geotechnology

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Hossain, M.A. and D.R. Yonge. 1999. "Accuracy of Taylor Galerkin Model for Contaminant Transport in Groundwater." Applied Mathematics and Computation, 102:109-119.
  • Hossain, M.A. and D.R. Yonge. 1999. "Simulating Advective-Dispersive Transport in Groundwater - An Accurate Finite Difference Model." Applied Mathematics and Computation, 105:221-230.
  • Hossain, M.A. and A.S. Miah. 1999. "Crank-Nocolson-Galerkin Model for Transport in Groundwater - Refined Criteria for Accuracy." Applied Mathematics and Computation, 105:173-181.
  • Hossain, M.A. and M.R. Taha. 2000. "Simulating Advective-Dispersive Transport by Finite Elements: Criteria for Accuracy of an Explicit Runge-Kutta Method." Applied Mathematics and Computation, 112:309-316.
  • Hossain, M.A. and M.E. Barber. 2000. "Optimized Petrov-Galerkin Model for Advective-Dispersive Transport," Applied Mathematics and Computation, 115:1-10.

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