Dr. A.K.M Azad Hossain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). He received his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Mississippi (UM) (2004 & 2008) in Geological Engineering and B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (1995 & 1998) in Geology.
Dr. Hossain’s research interests focus on the applications of GIS, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Analysis techniques and computational modeling in different areas of earth and environmental science including quantitative estimation of different geophysical variables in terrestrial and aquatic environments using remotely sensed data acquired in optical and microwave portions of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Dr. Hossain taught a variety of courses including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Spatial Decision Support Systems, Remote Sensing of the Environments, Radar Remote Sensing, Oceanography, Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Environmental Geology, and Engineering Analysis.
Dr. Hossain published 5 invited book chapters, 13 peer reviewed articles, and 20 conference proceedings articles. He delivered 39 oral presentations and 27 poster presentations at different international, national, and regional conferences. He served as a PI and a Co-PI on several internal and externally funded research projects.