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 Professor of BSMRAU. 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.