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Khondaker Mohammed Mohiuddin Ekram

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) student

Ekram earned his Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning degree with Honors in 2016, from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Bangladesh. He has also served as a faculty member at KUET for 4 years before coming to Virginia Tech for his post-graduation. He was the recipient of the Dean’s Award for outstanding academic achievement during his undergrad.

Research Interests:

  • Urban planning and public health
  • Economic Development.


  • Sarkar, S. K., Ekram, K. M. M. & Das, P. C., (2021, January). Spatial Modeling of COVID-19 Transmission in Bangladesh, Spatial Information Research, Springer. DOI:
  • Ekram, K. M., Barua, G., & Uddin, M. S. (2018, December). Land Use Characterization in Peri-Urban Areas of Khulna; Towards an Eco-Sustainable Metropolitan Region. (M. Alamgir, & M. M. Alam, Eds.) Journal of Engineering Science, 9(2), 127-137. ISSN: 2075-4914
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  • Roy, T.K., Ekram, K.M.M., Barua, G., Hossain, S.T., & Akter, F. (2019). Solid Waste Management Scenario in Public University Campuses of Bangladesh: A Comparative Study Between KUET and Khulna University. In S. Ghosh (Ed.), Waste Management and Resource Efficiency (pp. 993-1002). Springer, Singapore. doi: