Muhammad Tauhidur Rahman

Muhammad Tauhidur Rahman

Associate Professor of Instruction of Geospatial Information Sciences
GIS Certificate Coordinator
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Geography
The University of Okahoma - 2010
M.S. - Geography
Texas State University - San Marcos - 2004
B.A. with Departmental Honors - Geography
The University of Texas at Austin - 2002

Research Areas

Urban and Environmental Sustainability, Geographical Information Sciences and Urban Remote Sensing, Human-Environmental Interactions, Land-Use and Land Cover Changes, Environmental Impacts of Natural Hazards, Middle East, and South Asia.


Examining the effect of apartment attributes on their sale prices in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2024 - Journal Article
Geospatial approach in modeling linear, areal, and relief morphometric interactions in Dabus river basin ecology for sustainable water resource management 2024 - Journal Article
Wavelet coherence analysis of PM2.5 variability in response to meteorological changes in South Asian cities 2023 - Journal Article
Sources, pattern, and possible health impacts of PM2.5 in the central region of Bangladesh using PMF, SOM, and machine learning techniques 2023 - Journal Article
Monitoring and predicting the influences of land use/land cover change on cropland characteristics and drought severity using remote sensing techniques 2023 - Journal Article
Geotechnical properties and applicability of bentonite-modified local soil as landfill and environmental sustainability liners 2023 - Journal Article
Integrating forest cover change and carbon storage dynamics: Leveraging Google Earth Engine and InVEST model to inform conservation in hilly regions 2023 - Journal Article
Land use and Climatic Determinants of Population Exposure to PM2.5 in the Central part of Bangladesh 2023 - Other


Associate Professor of Instruction, Geography & Geospatial Science
The University of Texas at Dallas [2023–Present]
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and City Design
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia [2020–2023]
Adjunct Faculty
Heilongjiang Institute of Technology, China [2022–2023]
Assistant Professor of Instruction, Geography and the Environment
The University of Texas at Austin [2020–2021]
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and City Design
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia [2010–2019]


Special Issue Guest Editor
UAV Remote Sensing of Cyber-Physical System, Remote Sensing
Editorial Review Board Member
International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management
Scientific Board Member
Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning
Associate Editor
Spatial Information Research


Re-designing the Community: Walkability as the Prime Determinant of Sustainability. A GIS Application in Doha and Dana Districts of Dhahran.
$30,816 - KFUPM Deanship of Scientific Research [2011/09–2013/03]
Making Riyadh Resilient to Future Floods: A Geospatial Approach to Reduce Vulnerability.
$251,740 - King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology [2011/09–2013/09]
Temperature Change and Urban Expansion in Riyadh: A Geospatial Approach to Assess Urban Heat Islands.
$522,192 - King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology [2013/09–2015/09]
Selecting Dam Locations for Maximizing Rainwater Harvesting in Saudi Arabia.
$187,264 - KFUPM Deanship of Scientific Research [2013/09–2015/09]
Comprehensive Analysis of Building Stock Energy Consumption Pattern.
$1,982,454 - King Abdullah Center for Atomic and Renewable Energy [2015/09–2017/09]