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Md. Minhajul Islam

Lecturer, Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000
E-mail: minhajul.acce@du.ac.bd
Mobile: +8801717209452
 
  • RESEARCH INTEREST: Fabrication and application of composites from biodegradable polymers; characterization of composites etc.
  • CURRENT POSITION: Lecturer, Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka

                                            (November, 2016 to present)

  • PREVIOUS POSITIONS: Adjunct Faculty, Dhaka International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Fall- 2016)

                                                Adjunct Faculty, Sonargaon University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Spring-2016)

                                            

Academic Qualifications 

  • M.S (Thesis) - 2013 (Results published - 2015)

Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering 
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 

  • B.S. (Honors) - 2012 (Results published - 2013)

Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering 
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) - 2008

Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) - 2006

Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Articles Published

  • Preparation and Characterization of Bijoypur Clay-Crystalline Cellulose Composite for Application as an Adsorbent”. Md. Minhajul Islam, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Shanta Biswas, Tasrina Rabia Choudhury, Papia Haque, Taslim U. Rashid, Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. “Advanced Material Science (AMS)”. Adv Mater Sci, 2017. Volume 2(3): 1-7.
     
  • Facile preparation of biocomposite from prawn shell derived chitosan and kaolinite rich locally available clay”. Shanta Biswas, Taslim U. Rashid, Abul K. Mallik, Md. Minhajul Islam, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Papia Haque, Mala Khan, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "International Journal of Polymer Science"Volume 2017, Article ID 642131.

Book Chapter

  • “Green Biocomposites From Renewable Biopolymers”. M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Taslim Ur Rashid, Shanta Biswas, Md. Sazedul Islam, Md. Minhajul Islam, Md. Shirajur Rahman, Md. Shaharuzzaman, Asaduzzaman, Sadia Sharmeen, Abul K Mallik, Papia Haque and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman; Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. NY,USA. Status: Accepted.

Conference Paper

  • Preparation and Characterization of Bijoypur Clay-Crystalline Cellulose Composite for Industrial Effluent Treatment”, 16th Asian Chemical Congress, 2016, 252. Md. Minhajul Islam, M Nuruzzaman Khan, Papia Haque and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman.


 Other Research Experiences 

  • Equilibrium Isotherm Studies of Cr Adsorption onto Bijoypur Clay-Crystalline Cellulose Composite.” in Biomaterials and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • “Preparation of Hydroxyapatite Nano Crystal from Eggshell.” Biomaterials and Analytical Chemistry Research Lab, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka.
  • Operation of Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) for Heavy Metal(Chromium) Detection, Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, Chemistry Division, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Center, Dhaka.

 

Academic Awards & Scholarships 
 
o National Science & Technology (NST) fellowship, 2012-13.

o Post Graduation Scholarship, 20012-2013

o Board Scholarship, Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC), Dhaka Board, 2008

 

Training 
 
Industrial Training (4 Weeks) as a part of M.S.:  “Industrial Process Unit Operation & Process Control Technique” conducted by Training Institute for Chemical Industries (TICI) under BCIC.  Grade obtained: A+  
 
In Plant Training (4 Weeks) as a part of B.S. (4th year): Karnaphuli Paper Mills (KPM), Chandarghona, Rangamati. 
 
Field Work (1 day for each industry):

First year:

o Bangladesh Insulator and Sanitary ware Factory (BISF), Mirpur, Dhaka.

o Godonail Water Treatment Plant, Narayangonj.

Second year:

o Chittagong Urea Fertilizer Factory Limited (CUFL), Chittagong.

o Usmania Glass Sheet Factory Limited (UGFL), Chittagong.

o T.S.P. Complex Ltd., Patenga, Chittagong.

Third year:

o Chatak Cement Company Ltd. , Chatak, Sunamgonj, Sylhet. 

o Kailashtilla Field, Sylhet Gas Fiends Limited (SGFL), Sylhet. 
 

Skills 
 
o FTIR, DSC, TGA, SEM & AAS operation and data analysis.

o Origin Software proficiency for data plotting. 

 

Membership in Professional Societies

o Life time member, Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS), LM-1897

 
Extra-Curricular Activities 
 

o Vice President, Scintilla Science Club, 2005, Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School, Dhaka.

o Correspondence Secretary, Scintilla Science Club, 2004, Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School, Dhaka.

o Science project “Digital Library” in 2005 Scintilla Science Fair, Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School, Dhaka.

o Science Project “Soft pack in VB” in 2004 Scintilla Science Fair, Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School, Dhaka.

o Prefect at Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School, 2005.

o Inter Class Science Quiz (team) winner, junior group-2001, Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School.