Irrigation, water resources, operations research, engineering education
Arif was a faculty member at the School of Civil Engineering, Univesity of Southampton, UK. He took sabbatical leave from the university in 2011 to join IWMI. Prior to this, Arif was Deputy Head of School (Education), where he provided leadership in the development of the programs offered by the School of Civil Engineering. Arif\\\'s niche research area is in the application of operational research tools to address irrigation/water resources challenges.