Muhammad K. Shahzad

Dr.-Ing. Muhammad K. Shahzad




Research Interests

  • Surface water Hydrology
  • Hydro-meteorology
  • Statistical Flood Forecasting Long Term Discharge prediction
  • Rainfall Runoff Modeling
  • Integrated Water Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

Research Projects

  • Improvement of Flow Forecast in a Basin with Sparse Hydro-meteorological Gauging Network: Case Study Mekong and Kunhar River Basins. (Ongoing)
  • Prediction of Seasonal Inflows for Kunhar & Neelum Rivers on the Basis of Hydro-meteorological parameters by Statistical Approach
  • Water Treatment plant for small city

Research Papers

Shahzad, M.K, Lindenmaier, F, Ihringer. J, E.J. Plate, and F. Nestmann, 2009: Statistical ensemble flood forecast for the Mekong: 7th Annual Flood Forum, Phnom Penh, May 13-14

Shahzad, M.K, Lindenmaier, F, Ihringer. J, Plate, E.J. and Nestmann, F., 2009: Statistical flood forecasting for the Mekong River: European Geo-Sciences Union Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 13-18

Shahzad, M.K, Ihringer. J and Plate, E.J., 2009: Statistical approaches of flood forecast in data scarce basins; case study lower Mekong River: ES Dev-09 Conference, Abbottabad, Pakistan, August 16-18



2000-2004 BSc. in Civil Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

2004-2006 MSc. in Engineering Hydrology from CEWRE, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

2007-2011 PhD Student at the Institute of Water and River Basin Management (IWG), Karlsruhe University, Karlsruhe, Germany