Mehnaz Rashid


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Academic Biography

Mehnaz is a lecturer in Environmental Management and Sustainability. Her research interests are in the fields of hydro-climatology, geoinformatics, hydrogeology, and environmental management. She obtained her Ph.D. from CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute in India, after receiving a prestigious CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship. After completing her Ph.D., Mehnaz was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Taiwan. From 2016 to 2022, she worked as a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at National Taiwan University (NTU). During her time at NTU, Mehnaz worked on modeling future water stress in South Asia under different global warming scenarios using novel climate and hydrological model simulations. Additionally, she worked on evaluating groundwater simulations in West Africa, which called for significant improvement in respective Land Surface Models.

Academic Responsibilities

Module Leader

SCI4027-N: Environmental Management

PhD and Research Opportunities

If you are interested in joining me as a Ph.D. student, visit the Teesside University’s Research degree opportunities page at I also encourage you to google a blog about "Contacting prospective supervisors: A guide to forming your first email", before contacting me.  Once you have made up your mind, send me an email with the following details:

  1. Introduce yourself briefly.
  2. Share details about your previous research experience.
  3. Explain why you are interested in working with me in particular.
  4. Clearly describe the type of research you want to pursue for your doctoral degree.
  5. Attach your CV.

External positions

Post-Doctoral Fellow, National Taiwan University

1 Jul 201630 Jun 2022


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