Dr Syed Mustafa
Dr Syed Mustafa

Dr Syed Mustafa

PhD in Hydrogeology, MS in WRE, Research Fellow

Honorary Research Fellow


School of Geosciences, Old Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


2019-present: Research Fellow in Hydrogeology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen

2018-2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

2013-2018: PhD in Hydrogeology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. Thesis title: 'Quantification of model uncertainties in groundwater drought simulations under climate change'

2011-2013: MS in Water Resources Engineering, KU Leuven & Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Thesis title: 'Field and Water Management to Improve Food Security of Bangladesh'



Research Overview

  • Hydrogeology
  • Numerical modelling and uncertainty analysis of groundwater flow
  • Hydrological extremes and their interaction with human activities
  • Groundwater-surface water interactions
  • Crop water management
  • Interdisciplinary research on climate resilience & water security


Funding and Grants

  • GCRF/Scottish Funding Council Research Grant - COVID-19 and groundwater security in Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, Bangladesh (2020-2021). PI.
  • NERC/DFID Research Grant - Connect4 water resilience: connecting water resources, communities, drought and flood hazards, and governance across 4 countries in the Limpopo River basin (2018-2021). Research Fellow

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