Zulkarnain Hassan’s research focuses on hydrology and water resources. His current research is to understand and evaluate the climate change impacts on water resources such as flooding and droughts. He also focused on the research to improve the prediction of flood characteristics through the development of matrix-based models (such as artificial intelligence and machine learning) and the better characterization of risk assessment.
Currently, Zulkarnain is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Civil Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP). He obtained his PhD and MEng in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He currently supervises 2 PhD and 1 MSc candidates.