THEMES


Flood Management

  • Socio-economic and environmental impacts of flood
  • Floodplain management and flood risk mapping
  • Flood mitigation and innovative control measures
  • Dam and reservoirs as flood control structures
  • Rainfall modelling and flood forecasting system 
  • Coping with climate change and adaptive measures
  • Management capacity for sustainable infrastructure
  • Urban stormwater and rainwater harvesting

Water Supply and Water Economics

  • Water security and economic development
  • Reservoir management and water supply
  • Groundwater management and modelling
  • Groundwater for drinking and irrigation
  • Water supply and sanitation
  • Water management and irrigation system
  • Water distribution system and modelling tools
  • Sustainability and competitiveness investment
  • Conservation and water use efficiency
  • Water for food and irrigated agricultural land
  • Economics analysis of  water and modelling tools
  • Stochastic programming and bargaining theory
  • Water and hydropower generation

Watershed Management

  • Multiobjective planning and management
  • River engineering and sediment transport
  • River-reservoir and ecosystem management
  • Coping with climate change impact
  • International water laws and treaties
  • Integrated river basin management
  • Forest hydrology and peat soil management
  • Information management system
  • System analysis in water resources

Water Related Natural Disaster

  • Tsunami modelling and regional disaster
  • Coastal flooding and defence
  • Erosion and land stability
  • Sea level rise and adaptation strategy
  • Reports on the costs of damages and disruption
  • Global warming and drought management strategy
  • Disaster risk management
  • Landslide risk assessment
  • Disaster information data base
  • Risk management system of flood/landslide disaster
  • Remote sensing and geographical information system

Environment and Coastal Zone Management

  • Prevention and mitigation measures of water pollution
  • Coastal and ocean climate variation
  • Aquatic biodiversity maintenance
  • Contamination of  lakes, rivers and wetland ecosystems
  • Coastal and marine management
  • Port structure and navigation channel
  • Climate variability and modelling
  • Integrated coastal zone management 
  • Environmental hydraulics and hydrology
  • Water pollution and ecosystem degradation

Adaptive Soft Computing Applications

  • Adaptive Fuzzy system, Adaptive Neural Networks
  • Neuro-Fuzzy, Neuro-Rough System
  • Evolutionary Computing and Artificial Immune System
  • Data Mining and Intelligent Information Retrieval
  • Forecasting and Optimization using AI

Mathematics and Its Applications

  • Probability Distribution and Time Series Methods
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • PDEs, Korteweg-de Vries, Laplace, Poisson
  • Navier Stokes, Langrange, Newton, Fourier, Boussinesq
  • Taylor, Euler, Runge-Kutta, Spectral, Saint-Venant
  • Finite Difference, Finite Element, Hyperbolic
  • Gaussian, Bayesian, Copulas, Hidden Markov
  • Linear and Non Linear Equations

Other Related Disciplines

  • Water and Sustainable Tourism Industry
  • Water and Agritourism/Ecotourism
  • Water in Islamic Art and Culture
  • Water and Renewable Energy
  • Water and Green Buildings
  • Water in Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Photogrammetry and GIS in Water Engineering
  • Water Laws and Economic Models

ORGANISED BY :

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FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
WATER RESEARCH ALLIANCE


DEPARTMENT IRRIGATION & DRAINAGE (DID)
WITH COLLABORATION OF :
INTERNATIONAL HYDROLOGICAL PROGRAMME
HUMID TROPICS CENTRE, KUALA LUMPUR


SURUHANJAYA UNESCO MALAYSIA
KEMENTERIAN ALAM SEKITAR DAN SUMBER ASLI  (NRE)
LANGKAWI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (LADA)
UNIVERSITI TENAGA NASIONAL
UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
IAHR -AIRH
UTM
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