Dr. Usman Khalid Awan

Country of current residence

Pakistan

Current position

International Water Resources Management Specialist

Current institute employer

FAO, UN

Since

2022

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

Agricultural Water Management

Degrees / expertise

Ph.D. Engineering - Water Resources Management

M.Sc (Hons) Agricultural Engineering

B.Sc Agricultural Engineering

Professional experience

International Water Resources Management Specialist at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

International Researcher- Water Resources Specialist at IWMI

International Researcher - Groundwater Hydrologist at ICARDA

Assitant Professor/Lecturer - University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

2015

Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Martius, C.  2015.  Simulating groundwater dynamics using feflow-3d groundwater model under complex irrigation and drainage network of dryland ecosystems of central asia.  Irrigation and Drainage, 64 (2)   : 283-296   .

2014

Ahmad, W., Fatima, A., Awan, U.K., Anwer A.A.  2014.  Analysis of long term meteorological trends in the middle and lower Indus basin of Pakistan - A non-parametric statistical approach.  Global and Planetary Change , 122   : 282-291   .
Awan, U.K., Ismaeel, A.  2014.  A new technique to map groundwater recharge in irrigated areas using a SWAT model under changing climate.  Journal of Hydrology, 519   : 1368-1382   .
Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Martius, C.  2014.  A GIS-based approach for up-scaling capillary rise from field to system level under soil–crop–groundwater mix.  Irrigation Science , 32 (6)   : 449-458   . Further Information
Liaqat U.W., Choi,M., Awan, U.K.  2014.  Spatio-temporal Distribution of Actual Evapotranspiration in the Indus Basin Irrigation System.  Hydrological Processes, DOI. 10.1002/hyp.10401   . Further Information

2013

Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Martius, C.  2013.  Combining hydrological modeling and GIS approaches to determine the spatial distribution of groundwater recharge in an arid irrigation scheme.  Irrigation Science, 31 (4)   : 793-806   . Further Information

2011

Awan, U. K., M. Ibrakhimov, B. Tischbein, P. Kamalov, C. Martius, J.P.A. and Lamers.  2011.  Improving irrigation water operation in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River - current status and suggestions.  Irrigation and Drainage, 605   : 600-612   . Further Information
Awan, U.K., B. Tischbein, C. Conrad, C. Martius, and M. Hafeez.  2011.  Remote Sensing and Hydrological Measurements for Irrigation Performance Assessments in a Water User Association in the Lower Amu Darya River Basin.  Water Resources Management, 2510   : 2467-2485   . Further Information

2010

Awan, U.  2010.  Coupling hydrological and irrigation schedule models for the management of surface and groundwater resources in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Ecology and Development Series No. 73, ISBN 978-3-940124-24-1   Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Water resources (management)
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
Research countries
  • Germany
  • Afghanistan
  • Australia
  • Egypt
  • Uzbekistan
  • Pakistan
Research projects

ZEF/UNESCO KHOREZM PROJECT

Working groups

Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land and Water Use in the Region Khorezm (Uzbekistan). A Pilot Project in Development Research

Professional experience

International Water Resources Management Specialist at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

International Researcher- Water Resources Specialist at IWMI

International Researcher - Groundwater Hydrologist at ICARDA

Assitant Professor/Lecturer - University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Degrees

Ph.D. Engineering - Water Resources Management

M.Sc (Hons) Agricultural Engineering

B.Sc Agricultural Engineering

Expertise

Combining big data approaches with hydrological modeling

Funding institutions

DAAD

Research affiliation

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Usman Khalid Awan

Former Senior Researcher

Former Division/Group:
Ecology and Natural Resources Management

Office E-Mail:
usman.awan(at)fao.org