Research and Collaboration
Research facilities are available in the fields of Sedimentology & Stratigraphy, Petrography, Paleontology, GIS & Remote sensing, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, Structure & Tectonics, Seismology, Geodesy, Geophysics, Geo-resource Exploration, Geotechnical Engineering, and Petroleum Geology. There is also an advanced research centre named 'Delta Study Center' is in the department.
The Department undertakes collaborative research programs with other departments and institutions such as Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB), Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation (Petrobangla), Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh Petroleum Institute (BPI) and other Non-Governmental Organizations such as Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) and Centre for Geographic Information Services (CEGIS).
The Department also maintains liaison with geology departments of other universities home and abroad. Currently, faculties of this department are in active collaboration with a number of top global universities, some notable mentions are Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, USA, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, USA, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, USA, Earth Science, UCL, UK, and Department of Geology & Geophysics, IIT, Kharagpur, India.