Dr. Aminuddin is presently a Senior Professor in River Engineering at the River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). His main research interests are Sediment Transport, Flood Risk Management (FRM), and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS).
Dr. Aminuddin obtained his first degree in Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) from Columbia University in the City of New York in May 1989. He later pursued his postgraduate studies at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. He received his MSc degree in Hydraulic Engineering in October 1990 and completed his doctoral study in December 1993 specializing in Sediment Transport in Sewers. He also spent nine months during his postgraduate studies at an international research company namely the HR Wallingford, Oxford, UK.
Dr. Aminuddin is an exco member for the Sewer System and Processes Working Group (SSPWG) under the auspices of the International Water Association (IWA) and International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)’s Joint Committee on Urban Drainage. Presently Dr. Aminuddin is an Editor for the IWA’s Water Science and Technology journal and an Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of River Basin Management (JRBM), published by IAHR. Dr. Aminuddin was the Chair of Scientific Committee for the IAHR 2017 World Congress and the Chief Editor for the congress proceedings.