Dr. Oliver is a seasoned professional having 10 years of expertise in the field of irrigation and water management with particular focus on wastewater management through microirrigation. He is an Associate Professor of BSMRAU and is the Head of the Department of Agricultural Engineering. He joined this university in 2008 as a Lecturer and has since been working as a faculty member. He has served this university in different academic capacities, the latest of which has earned him the chairmanship of the Department of Agricultural Engineering.
Dr. Oliver is currently working towards the development of a non-chemical solution for the ‘biofouling’ problem of irrigation infrastructures, particularly in drip emitters. He is also working on a standard anti-clogging performance evaluation test for micro emitters. In so doing, Dr. Oliver is keen to design the first pressure compensated emitter of Bangladesh to be manufactured using recycled plastic materials.
2015 – PhD in Environmental Science – University of South Australia, Adelaide
2009 – PGD in Pressurized Irrigation, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
2008 – MS in Irrigation and Water Management, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
2006 – B. Sc. in Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh