Dr. Bishwajit Chowdhury has been with RMIT University since 2014. He completed his PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from Monash University, Australia in 2013. Dr. Chowdhury also completed his Master of Engineering (by research) degree from National University of Singapore, Singapore, and his Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree with Honours marks from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh. Dr. Chowdhury has published his research works in top international journals in the area of Geotechnical Engineering.
Dr. Chowdhury also has more than seven years of industry experience. Before starting his PhD at Monash University in 2009, he was working as a Superintendent Engineering with Gramenphone Ltd, the largest telecom company in Bangladesh. At Grameenphone, he was responsible for overall management of the structural and geotechnical analyses and design works for various infrastructure required for establishing telecom networks.
In his current role as a Program Coordinator, Dr. Chowdhury is responsible for providing current and future students with advice regarding their study in the Associate Degree in Engineering Technology program.
Dr. Chowdhury also teaches and coordinates multiple courses in the Associate Degree in Engineering Technology program. Dr. Chowdhury’s current teaching commitments include MIET2138 – Engineering Management, OENG1068 - Engineering Project (Civil), EASC1081 - Soil Mechanics, and CIVE1206 - Roads and Transport.