Dr Muhammad Nadeem Asghar
BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD
PositionEnvironmental Hydrologist, Senior Lecturer
Phone/Faxwork02 6933 4937
Dr. Asghar started his professional career in 1989 as a Research Assistant with the Netherlands Research Assistant Project (NRAP), Lahore, Pakistan. From 1997 till 2005, he worked with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Pakistan on managing irrigation for environmentally sustainable agriculture. Since August 2005, he has been working with Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia, as an environmental hydrologist. He represents the university in Cooperative Research Centre for Irrigation Futures (CRC IF) System Harmonisation program..
- Drought mitigation and preparedness planning of surface and groundwater resources for semi-arid areas
- Surface-groundwater interactions modelling to improve management of scarce surface water and limiting groundwater resources
- Root zone salinity management using groundwater with pressurized irrigation,
- Management and evaluation of on-farm irrigation and drainage methods and practices for the management of low quality surface and groundwater, and salinity control,
- Innovative technologies for extracting fresh groundwater from aquifers underlain by saline groundwater,
- Low-cost farm machinery development and adoption in developing countries, and
- Environmental impact assessment of wastewater reuse for agricultural production
- Improving farmers' livelihood confronting scarce surface water and limiting groundwater resources, Design and impact evaluation of serial biological concentration option for salinity control
- Training of trainers and farmers for environmentally sustainable management of groundwater resources
- Supervision of postgraduate students in water and salinity management and groundwater modelling.