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Details of Md. Mostafizur Rahman


      Education

[1] Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Petroleum Geology (expected completion date: 31 March 2018), Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen,United Kingdom

[2] Master of Science (MS) in Petroleum Geology, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

[3] Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

      Work Experiences

[1]Assistant Professor(currently on study leave), Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (Apr. 2013-Present)

[2] Part-Time Demonstrator,Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen,United Kingdom (Sep. 2015-Mar. 2016)

[3] Part-Time Lecturer, Petroleum Geology, Department of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Engineering, BUET, Bangladesh (Jan. 2014-Mar. 2015)

[4] Lecturer, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jul. 2010- Apr. 2013)

[5] Assistant Manager (Geology), Sylhet Gas Fields Ltd., a company of Petrobangla, Bangladesh (Jul. 2009-Jun. 2010)

Research Interests

[1] Study Virtual Outcrop, collected using terrestrial LiDAR and UAVs (drones), and direct field observation for thebetter understanding of subsurface reservoir

[2] Large scale studies of modern depositional systems as a key to understanding the subsurface

[3] Subsurface reservoir modelling for sandstones of beyond seismic resolution

[4] Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy

 Research Projects

[1] Principle Investigator, Re-evaluation of reservoir sandstones of Habiganj gas field, Bangladesh: Constraints from seismic and well data’ funded by University Grants Commission, Bangladesh (Jul. 2013-Jun. 2014)

[2] Principle Investigator, Municipal wastewater characterisation and its pact on reuse in irrigation at peri-urban areas of Dhaka city, funded by University Grants Commission, Bangladesh (Jul 2011-Jun 2012)

[3] Associate Investigator, Seismic Risk Assessment in Bangladesh, funded by ADB (Jul. 2011- Jun. 2012

 

      Research Articles

Bhattacharya, R., Mia, M.B., Rahman, M.M. and Woobaidyllah, A.S.M. 2015. Monitoring landuse-landcover changes in Dhaka city by integrating remote sensing and ground based observations. The Dhaka University Journal of Earth & Environmental Sciences (Accepted).

Zahid, A., Sultana, T., Rahman, M.M. and Hassan, M.Q. 2015.Assessment of Pleistocene aquifer potential in the growing industrial zone of Gazipur district, Bangladesh. The Dhaka University Journal of Earth & Environmental Sciences (Accepted).

Islam, M.A., Hasan, S.M.K., Hossain, M.S., Rahman, M.M. and Peas, M.H. 2015.Assessing Socio-economic Resilience against Coastal Disasters in Sandip Island of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research, 28 (2), 161-170.

Hossain, M.S., Kamal, A.S.M.M, Rahman, M.Z., Rahman, M.M, Nahar, K. and Woobaidullah, A.S.M. 2013. Predominant period and amplification factor estimation with respect to geomorphology- a case study of Sylhet city corporation area. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research, 21, 22-30.

Ferdous, N., Rahman, M.M. and Khan, A.A. 2011. Structure and Tectonic Evolution of DakkhinNhila Anticline of the Fold-thrust Belt, Southeast Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Geology, 27, 31-39.

Rahman, M. M., Woobaidullah, A.S.M., Imam,B. and Rahman M. M. 2011. Evaluation of Reservoir Sands of Habiganj Gas Field on the Basis of Wireline Log Interpretation of Habiganj-7 Well. The Dhaka University Journal of Earth& Environmental Sciences, 2(1), 1-8.

Rahman M.M., Woobaidullah, A.S.M., Imam, B. and Rahman. 2010. Factors Contributing to High Gamma Ray Level in Early Miocene Bhuban and BokaBil Sandstone Reservoir of Titas– 15 Well. Dhaka University Journal of Science, 59(2), 209-216.

Rahman M.M., Woobaidullah, A.S.M., Imam, B. and Rahman, M.M. 2009.Evaluation of Reservoir Sands of Titas-15 Well by Wireline Log Interpretation. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 15, 67-77.

 

Teaching Areas

Theory Courses: Physical Geology(BS), Petroleum Geology(BS), Sedimentology (BS), Tectonics (BS), Engineering Geology (BS); Exploration Geology (MS), Petroleum Engineering (MS), Petroleum Exploration Techniques (MS), Engineering Geophysics (MS).

Practical Courses:Sedimentary Petrology Lab. (BS), Subsurface Geology Lab. (BS), Geophysics Lab (BS);Seismic Data Interpretation Lab (MS), Well Log Data Interpretation Lab (MS).

Academic research supervision: Supervised 4 MS students on Petroleum geology

 

Professional Attachment

Bangladesh Geological Society, Member since 2009

The Geological Society of London, Member since April 2015

AAPG, Member since 2007