Capital University of Science & Technology

Dr. Engr. Muhammad Atiq Ur Rehman Tariq


Associate Professor

Contact Information
Phone : +92-331-3353360 Ext: 359
Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Flood Management TU Delft, the Netherlands 2011
M. Sc (with Distinction) Engineering Hydrology, CEWRE UET Lahore 2005
B. Sc Civil Engineering UET Lahore 2003
Associate Professor/ Head of Department Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad Since - 2014
Assistant Professor/ Head of Department COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Pakistan 2012 - 2014
Manager SUPARCO 2005 - 2012
Research Associate CEWRE (Center of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering Pakistan) 2004 - 2005
Planning Engineer Landmark Consultants 2003 - 2004
Honors & Awards
PEC Approved OBA Accreditation Expert.
Member Selection Board and Board of studies Islamic International University
Headed and established new departments with graduate and undergraduate programs
HEC Approved Supervisor for Ph.D. Engineering programs.
Position holder in matriculation examinations at division level.
Distinction in M.Sc. Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering, UET Lahore among all disciplines, session 2004-2005.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Approved Expert for cases of Water Resources and Management.
Best Journal Article declared by Science Direct ranking for the year 2012
Best Conference Paper award: International conference on sustainable water management 2010 (DelPHE).
Reviewer of international journals, i.e., Journal of Flood Risk Management, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, and Journal of Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.
Pioneer trainers of HEC RAS 2D software.
Member Board of studies of Mirpur University of Science and Technology
Research Areas / Interests
Hydromatics, Risk-based Flood Management, Integrated Watershed Modelling, River Analysis System, Hydraulic Structures, Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment, Stochastic Hydrology
Research Projects
End to End (E2E) Early Warning Systems (EWS) program for Hydrometeorological Hazards in South Asia. USAID, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, the USA.
Remote sensing of cryosphere and hydrological modelling of Upper Indus and Jhelum River basins under future climate variability – Key for Water Resources Management at Tarbela and Mangla Dams. Pakista
Preliminary flood risk assessment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province employing multiple approaches. Directorate of Science and Technology, Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinc
Emergency response planning during floods in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province: Flood Rescue War Room and Relief Shelter emplacement using Remote Sensing and Geo-information System. Directorate of Science
Risk appraisal and assessment of indigenous evolution of community based adaptation behavior for extreme floods in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Directorate of Science and Technology, Govt of Khyber P
Remote sensing of HindukushKarakoram-Himalayan region and Snowmelt-Runoff modeling – Key for the Water Resources Management in the Indus Basin (Tarbela Dam) under climate change impacts. Innovation De
Feasibility appraisal of flood zoning in a developing country employing socio-engineering approach: A critical analysis of national flood policy guidelines. Submitted to International Foundation for
Proposal preparation for the Consultancy Services for Jamison Creek Catchment Floodplain Risk Management Feasibility Study and Detailed Design, Australia
Flood Protection Design of Lellah Drain inside Lahore Motorway City, GIS based Rainfall-Runoff Analysis and Hydrodynamic Routing of flood wave.
Determining the safe plinth level of a residential house. A partial project to decide safe plinth level of Sardar House in Judicial Town, Chattar, Rawalpindi.
An assessment of cumulative impacts of Shaia’s Riverview Apartments, Soan Garden, Islamabad. Floodplain encroachment analysis and remedial measures. Flood Protection Assessment of Existing Dyke System
Flood Protection Assessment of Existing Dyke System of River Garden at Soan River, Islamabad
Exploring the potential sources of water supply for drinking and residential needs in Engineering Cooperative Housing Society (ECHS) Islamabad, Surface Water Hydrology options by Assessment of Potenti
Route diversion of drain from the Fatima Fertilizers, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan
Study of water availability for maintaining the minimum water supply to proposed water lakes in Commoners Sky Gardens, Islamabad
Central Board of Revenue Employees Cooperative Housing Society, Hydraulic Design of Safe Platform and River Right of Way for CBR proposed Extension at Soan River, Islamabad.
Investigation and Remediation action plan for the water logging problem of Capital Enclaves (partial area), Islamabad (Prefeasibility study only)
    Journal Papers
  • Tariq, M. A. U. R., O. Hoes, et al., "Risk-based design of dike elevation employing alternative enumeration.", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 140(8), Vol: 1, 2014
  • Tariq, M.A.U.R., Hoes, O.A.C. and Van de Giesen, N.C. , "Development of a risk-based framework to integrate flood insurance. ", Journal of Flood Risk Management, 7: 291–307. doi: 10.1111/jfr3.12056. , Vol: 1, 2014
  • Tariq, M. A. U. R. , ""Risk-based flood zoning employing expected annual damages: the Chenab River case study", Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 27(8): 1957-1966. , Vol: 1, 2013
    Conference Papers
  • Tariq, M.A.U.R,, "Pakistan’s flood management and safety standards in context of water resources pricing. Soil and Water Resources: Utlization, allocation and pricing", Department of Irrigation and Drainage, FAE&T and Water Management Research Centre, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 2016
  • Hoes, O., Tariq, M.A.U.R., van de Giesen, N.,, "Online estimation of flood damage in the Netherlands", 9th International Symposium on Lowland Technology September 29-October 1, 2014 in Saga, Japan. , 2014
  • Tariq, M.A.U.R., van de Giesen, N., Hoes, O.,, "Advances in flood management design criteria and role of GIS, Second International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE-2011)", Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2011
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