Post-Doc (Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI))
Project: Geophysical characteristics of seismically and climatically induced landslide in Haiti
Scientific Background
M.Sc. in Geophysics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan
M. Phil in Geophysics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan
Ph.D in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Introduction: Currently, Dr. Yawar Hussain is holding a Postdoctoral position in Department of Geology, University of Liege, Belgium. Recently, he has finished his post-doctorate in hydromechanics from Environmental Engineering and Earth Science Department, Clemson University, SC, USA. He has a PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering from University of Brasilia, Brazil. Additionally, he has postdoctoral and Junior Researcher experiences at the Institute of Geosciences, University of Brasilia, Brazil.
Research Interests: Near Surface Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Remote Sensing
Selected publications:
    1) Yawar Hussain, Welitom Borges, Rogerio Uagoda, Cristiane Moura, Susane Marcil, Hans Balder-Havenith. Estimation of total groundwater reserves and delineation of weathered/fault zones for aquifer potential: a case study of Federal District – Brazil, Open Geosciences, in press.
    2) Dandara Caldeira, Rogério Uagoda, Adivane M. Nogueira, Jeremie Garnier, André O. Sawakuchi, and Yawar Hussain. Late Quaternary episodes of clastic sediment deposition in the Tarimba Cave, Central Brazil. Quaternary International (2021).
    3) Hussain, Yawar, Rogerio Uagoda, Welitom Borges, Renato Prado, Omar Hamza, Martín Cárdenas-Soto, Hans-Balder Havenith, and Jie Dou. Detection of Cover Collapse Doline and Other Epikarst Features by Multiple Geophysical Techniques, Case Study of Tarimba Cave, Brazil. Water 12, no. 10 (2020): 2835.
    4) Yawar Hussain, Martin Cardenas-Soto, Salvatore Martino, Cesar Moreira, Welitom Borges, Omar Hamza, Renato Prado et al. Multiple geophysical techniques for investigation and monitoring of sobradinho landslide, Brazil. Sustainability 11, no. 23 (2019): 6672.
    5) Yawar Hussain, Omar Hamza, Martín Cárdenas-Soto, Welitom Rodrigues Borges, Jie Dou, Juan Félix Rodriguez Rebolledo, and Renato Luiz Prado. "Characterization of Sobradinho landslide in fluvial valley using MASW and ERT methods." REM-International Engineering Journal 73, no. 4 (2020): 487-497.


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