Policy Research Institute - PRI Bangladesh

The Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the Bangladesh economy, its key policy challenges, domestically, and in a rapidly integrating global marketplace.

Dr. Mohammad Tamim

Short bio of Dr. Mohammad Tamim


Dr. M. Tamim is a Professor of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Engineering, BUET, Dhaka. He graduated from BUET in Mechanical Engineering and completed his Masters from IIT, Madras. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberata, Canada in Petroleum Engineering. He has research interest in reservoir engineering, petroleum economics and energy planning; development and application of various numerical computer models, reservoir management problems. He also has experience in green house gas (GHG) mitigation, energy efficiency improvement and energy related environmental remedies. Dr. Tamim has supervised several M.Sc. Students and published a number of papers in national and international journal.


He worked at different capacities relating energy policy formulation, planning and regulation with all governments since 1995. He took a one year leave from his teaching job to manage the Power and Energy Ministry in 2008 during the caretaker government period. Dr. Tamim is member and the founding Chairperson of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Bangladesh Section and a life Fellow of the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB