Modudur Rahman is an Energy Associate in the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR’s) Energy and Environment unit in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, where thousands of Rohingya refugees currently reside after fleeing violence in Myanmar.
Before joining UNHCR, Mowdudur was associated with the energy and environment sector in different capacities for more than six years. Having in-depth knowledge over the industry and local context, he is playing a key role in the unit in planning and implementing various projects including LPG distribution, solar mini grid, pressure cooker intervention, and others.
Mowdudur achieved his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Professionals in 2011. He completed his Master’s in Energy Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, under the DAAD program. He has achieved training on different technology and intervention from Germany, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and India so far.