Professur Städtebau und Bodenordnung
Institut für Geodäsie und Geoinformation
Nußallee 1
53115 Bonn
Telefon: +49.228.73-9733
Raum: 0.002


Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter


Dr. Sikder has about 8 years of research and professional experience in space-related topics such as - settlement structure, urban-infrastructure development, land management and geo-information services. He holds a PhD from University of Bonn (Germany) with the dissertation entitled "Exploring Urban Structure to Approach Energy Optimization", a M.Sc from TU Munich (Germany) and a  Bachelor of Urban & Rural Planning from Khulna University (Bangladesh). He had the opportunity to work intensively with academic institutions, international organizations, local governments and private consultancies. In future, his passionate endeavors are targeting on action oriented technological innovations that support for urban and city region development, but care about governance as an integrated part in all respect.


International Association for Society and Natural Resources (IASNR), USA

Organizing Secretary of Bangladesh Environmental Network (BEN), Germany

Volunteering in – Initiative for a Youth Climate Movement, Germany

International Alumni Network of Catholic Academic Exchange Services (KAAD), Germany, Doctoral Fellowship

International Alumni Network of German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD), Germany, Post graduate Fellowship



Jury award for an innovative project idea on energy transition in Frankfurt, Climate KIC-Hessen, Germany

BIGS-IPID4all international Conference travel grant –BMBF through University of Bonn, Germany





"Exploring on Urban Traditional (Big) Spatial Data: A case of Dhaka city, Bangladesh". PostDoc and Doctoral Seminar, Technical University of Dresden, Germany.


"Resource Efficient Urbanization in Dhaka". Public lecture in the ARTS seminar series on Global Urbanization, University of Bonn, Germany.


"ZEN and Big Cities of Developing Countries: Residential Energy Balance Potential in Use of Solar PV". 22st International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM), Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, USA.




"Systematic Indicator Selection Method for Energy Optimized Urban Planning". 21st International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM), College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA.


“Urban Planning in the Age of Urban Energy Transition - What Is Going on in Mega-City Dhaka, Bangladesh?” International conference 'FIG Working Week 2015 - From the Wisdom of the Ages to the Challenges of the Modern World', Sofia, Bulgaria


“Experiences in Global Climate Movement” Invited lecture and panel discussion at the KAAD Annual Academy- Panel on Excellence and Responsibility (Forum 3: Student as change agent), Bonn, Germany.




“Energy Sensitive Urban Planning in the Context of Fast Growing Mega-City”, PhD workshop at Making Transition Happen (MTH),  Climate-KIC, Brussels Hub, Belgium.


"Energy Integrated Residential Settlement Development:  What can we think about Urban Bangladesh?” Annual congress of German Geographical Association: Working group on “Energy Geography”, Institute of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany.


“Energy Integrated Urban Planning in the Context of Developing Countries - Is it an opportunity for Bangladesh?” Invited lecture and panel discussion at the KAAD post-graduate seminar on Energy Transition, Lingen, Germany.


"Energetic Urban Planning within the Complexity of Urban System: A Conceptual Framework in the Context of Dhaka City, Bangladesh." 9th International Conference on sustainable development (ICSD): South Asian Conundrum, University of Bonn, Germany.


“Energy Integrated Urban Residential Settlement Development in the Context of Fast Growing Cities in Developing Countries: A case of Dhaka, Bangladesh.” PostDoc and Doctoral Seminar, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.




“Role of Rural-Urban Linkage and Call for Rural Entrepreneurship Development: Experience from Bavaria  (Germany) and opportunities in Bangladesh”, International Workshop on - Rural Enterprise Development, Daffodil International University (Bangladesh) in Cooperation with University of Bremen & University of Bonn (Germany), and University of Griffith (Australia), Dhaka, Bangladesh.


“Stakeholder Participation for Realizing a Climate Resilient Urban Future: Experiences from an Informal Settlements Regularization Process in Khulna City”. Conference on Bengal Related Studies, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.


"Dealing with urban settlements in the context of environmental changes: A study to understand stakeholders behaviour". Conference on Climate Change and Energy Development in Bangladesh, Metrological institute at the University of Bonn and BEN-Germany, Bonn.