Hisham Osman

Research Fellow

Dr. Hisham Osman is a research fellow IISD’s Water Program. He is currently an Environmental Specialist with the World Bank Group in Washington D.C. He has over seven years of experience in the fields of hydrology, hydraulics, water resources management, and mathematical modelling.

Hisham 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.

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Areas of expertise
Freshwater Scarcity
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Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Hydrology), Trinity College, Ireland, University of Dublin
Post Grad Diploma in Statistics , Trinity College, Ireland, University of Dublin, 2013
Masters of Science & DIC in Hydrology & Sustainable Development, Imperial College London, 2011
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics) , Sudan, Sudan University of Science & Technology, 2007