Sajjad Ahmad

( University of Nevada, Las Vegas )


(702) 895-5456
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Departments: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Research Fields: Water Resources Planning And Management, Surface Water Hydrology, Climate Variability And Change, Flood Forecasting, Remote Sensing Applications For Water Management, Water Conservation, Sustainable Water And Energy Use
  • Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Hydrology and Water Resources Science, Physical Sciences
  • Location:Clark County
  • Funding:EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Dr. Sajjad Ahmad is an Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research is focused on application of systems approach to understand and manage complex water and environmental systems. The goal is to provide decision support to policy makers for sustainable management resources. The water-energy nexus group is studying energy use in water and wastewater treatment plans and energy use in water distribution systems. Ahmad has also contributed to research on malaria control efforts in sub-Saharan Africa with his study of water ponds that provide breeding grounds for mosquitoes.