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Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, PhD

Assistant Professor, Institute of Energy Engineering, DUET, Gazipur

Dr. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam is currently serving the Institute of Energy Engineering at Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur. He has obtained his Ph.D. (2015) and M.Eng.Sc. (2012) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Malaya and B.Sc. (Engg.) (2007) from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology. His research interests in thermal energy, solar energy, waste to energy, nanofluid, and sustainability. He has about 70 publications (citations about 4,000, h-index: 33). Contact: mahbubul@duet.ac.bd or immahbubul@gmail.com

Mobile: +88 01912 083010
Email: mahbubul@duet.ac.bd
Office: 1455
Address: Institute of Energy Engineering, DUET, 1707, Gazipur Sadar, Gazipur
Field of interest: Renewable energy; waste to energy, solar energy, photovoltaic, solar thermal, and related technologies; Energy- auditing, -policy and -management; economic analysis; optimization; feasibility analysis; Nanotechnology; nanofluid; nanoparticle; nanorefrigerant; solid thin film;
Field of specialization: Nanofluid
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Degrees Obtained (Starting from Recent Degrees):
# Degree Institute Year Discipline & Field
1 PhD University of Malaya, Malaysia 2015 Energy (Mechanical Engineering)
2 M.Sc. in Eng. University of Malaya, Malaysia 2012 Mechanics (Mechanical Engineering)
3 B.Sc. in Eng. Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh 2007 Industrial & Production Engineering
4 HSC Dhaka Board 2000 Science
5 SSC Dhaka Board 1998 Science
Employment Record (Starting from Present Position):
# Designation Institute Duration
1 Assistant Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2020-12-20 : Continue
2 Lecturer Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2019-11-25 : 2020-12-19
3 Research Engineer-III (Assistant Professor) King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 2016-01-10 : 2019-08-31
4 Post-Doc University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2015-07-01 : 2016-01-20
5 Research Assistant University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2011-02-22 : 2015-06-30
6 Executive Industrial Engineer Viyellatex Group 2010-05-02 : 2011-02-18
7 Engineer (R&D) OTOBI Limited 2007-12-02 : 2010-05-01
Other Related Experience (Indutry, Institution, etc.):
# Designation Institute Duration
1 Editorial Assistant University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2012-01-01 : 2013-04-30
Consultancy and Sponsored Research Activities:
# Title Organization Role Fund Year
1 Diverting plastic waste from Bangladesh's landfill for the development of 3D printer filament Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur under UGC fund Associate Project Director BDT 300,000 2021-2022
2 Boosting the Solar System Efficiency by Forecasting Solar Irradiance using Machine Learning Approach Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur under UGC fund Project Director BDT 300,000 2020-2021
3 Specific Equipment Damage and Copper Erosion M.M. Knitwear Ltd. Coordinator BDT 200,000 2020-2021
4 Nanoparticles and Phase Change Materials to Maintain Better Efficiency of Solar Photovoltaic System King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Principal Investigator SAR 82,500 2017-2018
5 Preparation, Characterization and Application of Nanofluid King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Principal Investigator SAR 26,070 2017-2018
6 Experimental and Modelling development of an optical filter based two-channels hybrid PV/T solar collector using nanofluids King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Co-Investigator SAR 267,500 2017-2019
7 Nano-fluids in enhancing the performances of heat exchangers Ministry of Education Malaysia under High Impact Research Grant Project Manager MYR 3,612,400 2012-2016
8 Heat transfer performance investigation of a car radiator using nanofluid based coolants Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (Malaysia) Project Manager MYR 103,200 2012-2015
9 Investigation of Fundamental Optical Properties of Nano-fluids Ministry of Education Malaysia under Fundamental Research Grant Scheme Project Manager MYR 133,000 2011-2014
10 Investigation of Fundamental Properties of Nanorefrigerant University of Malaya under Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) Awardee MYR 40,000 2011-2014
Publications (Journal):
# Year Title Authors Event
1 2021 Experimental study on drying kinetics for Zingiber Officinale using solar tunnel dryer with thermal energy storage Y. Raja Sekhar, Adarsh K. Pandey, Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Ghanta Ram Sai Avinash, Vaibhav Venkat, Nitin Ralph Pochont Solar Energy
2 2020 Development and performance analysis of a PCM based cooling fan for hot climate of Bangladesh Md. Anowar Hossain, Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Md. Abdul Aziz, Hasan Mohammad Mostofa Afroz, Md. Rashedul Islam, Md. Johirul Islam Energy and Thermofluids Engineering
3 2020 Prospective and Challenging Issues of Biofuels Dipta Chakraborty, Jobaid Hossain Efthi, Mashroba Khanom, Mohammed Mahbubul Islam EDU Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering
4 2019 Stability, thermophysical properties and performance assessment of alumina–water nanofluid with emphasis on ultrasonication and storage period Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Elif Begum Elcioglu, Amalina Mohd Afifi, Saidur Rahman Powder Technology
5 2018 Data-driven methods for estimating the effective thermal conductivity of nanofluids: a comprehensive review Zendehboudi, A., Saidur, R., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, and Hosseini, S. H. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
6 2018 Evaluation of solar collector designs with integrated latent heat thermal energy storage: A review. Khan, M. M. A., Ibrahim, N. I., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Ali, H. M., Saidur, R., Al-Sulaiman, F. A. Solar Energy
7 2018 An overview on the effect of ultrasonication duration on different properties of nanofluids. Afzal, A., Nawfal, I., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, and Kumbar, S. S. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
8 2018 Carbon nanotube nanofluid in enhancing the efficiency of evacuated tube solar collector. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Khan, M. M. A., Ibrahim, N. I., Ali, H. M., Al-Sulaiman, F. A., Saidur, R. Renewable Energy
9 2017 Experimental analysis of energy and friction factor for titanium dioxide nanofluid in a water block heat sink. Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Sohel, M. R., Saidur Rahman., Selvaraj, J., Ward, T. A., and Niza, M. E. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
10 2017 Effect of particle size on the viscosity of nanofluids: A review. Koca, H. D., Doganay, S., Turgut, A., Tavman, I. H., Saidur, R., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam Renewable and sustainable energy reviews
11 2017 Experimental testing of the performance of a solar absorption cooling system assisted with ice-storage for an office space. Ibrahim, N. I., Khan, M. M. A., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Al-Sulaiman, F. A. Energy Conversion and Management
12 2017 Optical Properties of Various Nanofluids used in Solar Collector: A Review. Ahmad, S. H. A., Saidur Rahman., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, and Al-Sulaiman, F. A. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
13 2017 Optimization of ultrasonication period for better dispersion and stability of TiO2–water nanofluid. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Elcioglu, E. B., Saidur Rahman. and Amalina, M. A. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry
14 2016 Performance assessment of a solar powered ammonia–water absorption refrigeration system with storage units. Khan, M. M. A., Ibrahim, N. I., Saidur Rahman., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, and Al-Sulaiman, F. A. Energy Conversion and Management
15 2016 Exergy and entropy generation analysis of TiO2–water nanofluid flow through the water block as an electronics device. Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Sohel, M. R., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Selvaraj, J. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
16 2016 Influence of ultrasonication duration on rheological properties of nanofluid: An experimental study with alumina–water nanofluid. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Amalina, M. A., and Niza, M. E. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
17 2016 The green reduction of graphene oxide. Aunkor, M. T. H., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Metselaar, H. S. C. RSC Advances
18 2016 Experimental investigation on Al2O3–W, SiO2–W and ZnO–W nanofluids and their application in a shell and tube heat exchanger. Shahrul, I. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Sabri, M. F. M. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
19 2015 Experimental investigation of the relation between yield stress and ultrasonication period of nanofluid. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Hepbasli, A. and Amalina, M. A. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
20 2015 Quality function deployment approach to measure supply chain performance: a case study on garments accessories industries. Ashrafuzzaman, M., Al-Maruf, A., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Malek, A. B. M. A. and Mukaddes, A. M. M. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering
21 2015 Performance evaluation of a shell and tube heat exchanger operated with oxide based nanofluids. Shahrul, I. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., and Sabri, M. F. M. Heat and Mass Transfer
22 2015 Deoxygenation of graphene oxide using household baking soda as a reducing agent: a green approach. Aunkor, M. T. H., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Metselaar, H. S. C. RSC Advances
23 2015 Experimental investigation on effect of ultrasonic duration on colloidal dispersion and thermophysical properties of alumina-water nanofluid. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Shahrul, I. M., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Saidur Rahman., Amalina, M. A. and Turgut, A. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
24 2015 Thermal performance analysis of Al2O3/R-134a nanorefrigerantThermal performance analysis of Al2O3/R-134a nanorefrigerant Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saadah, A., Saidur Rahman., Khairul, M. A. and Kamyar, A. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
25 2015 Experimental investigation on surface tension of metal oxides–water nanofluids. Bhuiyan, M. H. U., Saidur Rahman., Mostafizur, R. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam and Amalina, M. A. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
26 2015 Effective ultrasonication process for better colloidal dispersion of nanofluid Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Amalina, M. A., Elcioglu, E. B. and Okutucu-Ozyurt, T. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry
27 2014 Effect of Ultrasonication Duration on Colloidal Structure and Viscosity of Alumina–Water Nanofluid Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Chong, T. H., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Shahrul, I. M., Saidur Rahman., Long, B. D., Amalina, M.A. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research
28 2014 Energy, economic, and environmental analysis of a flat-plate solar collector operated with SiO2 nanofluid. Faizal, M., Saidur Rahman., Mekhilef, S., Hepbasli, A., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
29 2014 Experimental and numerical study of nanofluid flow and heat transfer over microscale forward-facing step Kherbeet, A. S., Mohammed, H. A., Munisamy, K. M., Saidur Rahman., Salman, B. H., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
30 2014 Energy and exergy analysis of alumina–water nanofluid for an electronic liquid cooling system Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Sohel, M. R., Saidur Rahman., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Shahrul, I. M., Akash, B. A. and Selvaraj, J. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
31 2014 Effect of temperature and volume fraction on rheology of methanol based nanofluids Mostafizur, R. M., Abdul Aziz, A. R., Saidur Rahman., Bhuiyan, M. H. U., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
32 2014 A comparative review on the specific heat of nanofluids for energy perspective Shahrul, I. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Saidur Rahman., and Sabri, M. F. M. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
33 2014 Effectiveness study of a shell and tube heat exchanger operated with nanofluids at different mass flow rates Shahrul, I. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Sabri, M. F. M., and Rahman, M. M. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications
34 2014 Energy, Exergy, and Friction Factor Analysis of Nanofluid as a Coolant for Electronics Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Saidur Rahman., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Ward, T. A., Sohel, M. R., Shahrul, I. M., Selvaraj, J. and Rahman, M.M. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research
35 2014 Energy and Environmental Effects of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger by Using Nanofluid as a Coolant Shahrul, I. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Sabri, M. F. M., and Khaleduzzaman, S. S. Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan
36 2014 An experimental investigation of heat transfer enhancement of a minichannel heat sink using Al2O3–H2O nanofluid Sohel, M. R., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Saidur Rahman., Hepbasli, A., Sabri, M. F. M., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
37 2014 Experimental investigation on the thermo-physical properties of Al2O3 nanoparticles suspended in car radiator coolant Elias, M. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Sohel, M. R., Shahrul, I. M., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Sadeghipour, S International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
38 2014 Rheological behavior of Al2O3/R141b nanorefrigerant Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Saidur Rahman., and Amalina, M. A International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
39 2013 Effect of different nanoparticle shapes on shell and tube heat exchanger using different baffle angles and operated with nanofluid Elias, M. M., Shahrul, I. M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Rahim, N. A. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
40 2013 Heat transfer performance and exergy analyses of a corrugated plate heat exchanger using metal oxide nanofluids Khairul, M. A., Alim, M. A., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Hepbasli, A., and Hossain, A. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
41 2013 Effect of particle concentration, temperature and surfactant on surface tension of nanofluids Khaleduzzaman, S. S., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Shahrul, I. M., and Saidur Rahman International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
42 2013 Analysis of entropy generation using nanofluid flow through the circular microchannel and minichannel heat sink Sohel, M. R., Saidur Rahman., Hassan, N. H., Elias, M. M., Khaleduzzaman, S. S., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
43 2013 Effect of nanoparticle shape on the heat transfer and thermodynamic performance of a shell and tube heat exchanger Elias, M. M., Miqdad, M., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., Kamalisarvestani, M., Sohel, M. R., Hepbasli, A., Rahim, N.A., Amalina, M.A. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
44 2013 Migration properties of TiO2 nanoparticles during the pool boiling of nanorefrigerants Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Kamyar, A., Saidur, R., & Amalina, M. A. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
45 2013 Influence of particle concentration and temperature on thermal conductivity and viscosity of Al2O3/R141b nanorefrigerant Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Amalina, M. A. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
46 2012 Thermophysical properties and heat transfer performance of Al2O3/R-134a nanorefrigerants. Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Fadhilah, S. A., Saidur Rahman., Leong, K. Y., and Amalina, M. A. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
47 2012 Investigation of viscosity of R123-TiO2 nanorefrigerant Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Amalina, M. A. International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
48 2012 Energy savings in the combustion based process heating in industrial sector. Hasanuzzaman, M., Rahim, N. A., Hosenuzzaman, M., Saidur Rahman., Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, and Rashid, M. M. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
49 2011 Pressure drop characteristics of TiO2-R123 nanorefrigerant in a circular tube Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Amalina, M. A. Engineering e-Transaction
50 2011 Latest developments on the viscosity of nanofluids Mohammed Mahbubul Islam, Saidur Rahman., and Amalina, M. A. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
51 2008 Performance Studies Of A Finite Element Software For Linear Elasticity Analysis. Mukaddes, A., M., M., and Mohammed Mahbubul Islam Proceedings of Pakistan Academy of Science
Honors and Awards:
# Title Event Year
1 Research Recognition Award KFUPM (King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals) Research Awarding Ceremony 2019
2 Excellence Award University of Malaya Excellence Award 2015
Guided Ph. D./ M.Sc. / M.Engg. Students:
# Programme Awarded Students Running Students
1 M.Sc. 0 5
2 PhD 0 1
List of Conferences, Short-term Course etc. Organized or Participated):
# Event Organizer Role Year
1 First International Conference on Energy, Thermofluids and Materials Engineering 2021 ASPS, Algeria Co-Chair 2021
2 Energy and Thermofluids Engineering Alwaha Scientific Publishing Services (ASPS) Co-Editor-in-Chief 2021
3 Energy and Thermofluids Engineering Alwaha Scientific Publishing Services (ASPS) Co-Editor-in-Chief 2020
4 Post Graduate Programme, Institute of Energy Engineering Institute of Energy Engineering, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur Course Coordinator 2021
5 EDU Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering East Delta University Executive Editor 2021
6 EDU Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering East Delta University Executive Editor 2020
7 EDU Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering East Delta University Reviewer 2020
8 Development of Multi-Disciplinary Minor in Energy undergraduate program in KFUPM under College of Engineering King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Committee Member 2019
9 KFUPM Research Institute Safety Committee King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Member 2018
Course Conducted:
# Programme Course No Course Title Year
1 M.Sc. EE-7609 Energy Policy and Economics 2020
2 M.Sc. EE-7208 Waste to Energy Conversion 2020-2021
3 M.Sc. EE-7609 Energy Policy and Economics 2021-2022