Dr. Sobri Harun obtained his Diploma in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 1983. He obtained his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Salford, Manchester in 1986. In 1990, he completed his M.Sc. in Engineering Hydrology from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London and obtained his PhD in 1999 from UTM.  He started his career at UTM in 1987 as Assistant Lecturer and is currently a Professor in Hydrology & Water Resources Engineering at Department of Hydraulics and Hydrology.

Dr. Sobri has worked on Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering in teaching and supervision undergraduate and postgraduate students.  He has strong research interest in the field of hydrological modelling, urban hydrology, flood modelling, river engineering, reservoir management and climate change impact on water resources. He also has experience in the consultancy projects.