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Hisham Osman

Hisham Osman


Hisham Osman is a hydrologist in IISD’s Water group, where he explores sustainable watershed management, including the impact of climate change, strategic basin priorities and relevant policies. He has over seven years of experience in the fields of hydrology, hydraulics, water resources management and mathematical modelling.


Hisham has PhD and MSc degrees in Engineering Hydrology from the University of Dublin, Trinity College and Imperial College London. He also has a background in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He specializes in water resources management, and developing and applying modelling tools for hydrological and hydraulics assessments. Hisham has been involved in a wide range of technical and research projects on water and agriculture in Canada, Africa (Sudan, Nigeria, and Mauritania), Europe (United Kingdom and Ireland) and Pakistan. He has extensive experience in both the academic research side of engineering as well as implementing hydrological engineering and design practices.

  • Education

    Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Hydrology), University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland

    Post Grad Diploma in Statistics (2013), University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland

    Masters of Science & DIC in Hydrology & Sustainable Development (2011), Imperial College London

    Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics) (2007), Sudan University of Science & Technology, Sudan