Professor Navera completed BSc in Civil Engineering from BUET. She holds a Master degree in Riverine and Coastal Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand and a PhD in civil Engineering from Cardiff University, United Kingdom. She is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Water Resources Engineering, Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUET). Her areas of expertise and research include model development for predicting wave-current interactions, sediment transport process analysis in near-shore coastal waters, wave hydrodynamics and beach erosion problems in Bangladesh. Her fields of interest are Eastuarine& Coastal Hydraulics, Mathematical Modeling, Open Channel Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics.