Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia

Dr. Manzul Kumar Hazarika,

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Dr. Manzul Kumar Hazarika

Director (Project Operations), Geoinformatics Center

Asian Institute of Technology

Thailand

Dr. Manzul Kumar Hazarika is currently working as the Director, Project Operations at the Geoinformatics Center of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.

Over the past 13 years, he has extensively worked in disaster management issues in more than 20 developing countries from the Asia-Pacific as well as the Caribbean regions. His work includes multi-hazard risk assessment, early warning, emergency mapping and damage assessment, community-based disaster management, and capacity building. While working, he interacted and worked closely with stakeholders at various levels including high-level government officials and donors agencies/governments and he has developed a rich network of professionals and institutions through partnerships and inter-agency liaisons. He has also published several research articles on applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in disaster management and related topics. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, a M. Eng. Degree in Remote Sensing and GIS from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).