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Research Projects

  1. Developing PID based automation (AutoPID) system towards controlling a desalination plant of drinking water generation, funded by the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,  2017-2018
  2. Design of Membrane Bio-reactor and Its Application in Textile Effluent Treatment, funded by Ministry Of Science and Technology (MOST), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2016-2017.

Awards

  • Best oral presentation: F. Galiano, A. Figoli, S.A. Deowan, N. Hilal, D. Johnson, G. De Luca, B. Gabriele, J. Hoinkis, E. Drioli, Novel antifouling membranes obtained by bicontinuousmicroemulsion polymerization for wastewater treatment, ICOM 2014, Sozhou, China
  • Awardee of Daad-Matching fund scholarship at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences for academic year 2003-2004

 

PhD Thesis:

          Shamim Ahmed Deowan, (2014), Development of Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Process Applying Novel Low Fouling Membranes, PhD Thesis, Department                 of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Calabria, Italy, awarded on 31th January, 2014

 

Patent (International):

Alberto Figoli, Jan Hoinkis,Bartelo Gabriele, Giorgio De Luca, Francesco Galiano, Shamim Ahmed Deowan (each inventor has equal rights), patenttitled as “Bicontinuous Microemulsion Polymerized COATING FOR WATER TREATMENt”, patent application PCT/EP2014/070603=WO2014/EP070603, filed on 27.09.2013

 

Journal Publications:

  1. Tan Vu Loung, S. Schmidt, S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, A. Figoli, F. Galiano, Membrane Bioreactor and Promising Application for Textile Industry in Vietnam, Procedia CIRP 40 ( 2016 ) 419 – 424
  2. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, Francesco Galiano, Jan Hoinkis, Daniel Johnson, Sacide Alsoy Altinkaya, Bartolo Gabriele, Nidal Hilal, Enrico Drioli, Alberto Figoli, Novel low-fouling membrane bioreactor (MBR) for industrial wastewater treatment, Journal of Membrane Science 510 (2016) 524-532
  3. Galiano, F., Figoli, A., Deowan, S.A., Johnson, D., Altinkaya, S. A., Veltri, L., De Luca, G., Mancuso, R., Hilal, N., Gabriele, B., Hoinkis, J. A Step forward to a more efficient wastewater treatment by membrane surface modification via polymerizablebicontinuousmicroemulsion. Journal of Membrane Science 482 (2015) 101-114
  4. Johnson, D.J., Galiano, F., Deowan, S.A., Hoinkis, J., Figoli, A., Hilal, N. Adhesion Forces Between Humic Acid Functionalized Colloidal Probes and Polymer Membranes to Assess Fouling Potential, Journal of Membrane Science 484 (2015) 35-46
  5. Bouhadjar, S.I., Deowan, S.A, Galiano, F., Figoli, A., Hoinkis, J., Djennad. Performance of commercial membranes in a sidestream and submerged membrane bioreactor for model textile wastewater treatment, desalination and water treatment.doi: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1022005
  6. Pradip Saha, Md. Zakir Hossain, Md. Salatul I. Mazumder, Md. Tamez Uddin, Md. Akhtarul Islam, Jan Hoinkis, Shamim A. Deowan, Enrico Drioli, Alberto Figoli, MBR technology for textile wastewater treatment: First experience in Bangladesh, Membrane water treatment, Vol.5, No.3 (2014), 197-204
  7. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, Francesco Galiano, Jan Hoinkis, Alberto Figoli, Enrico Drioli, Submerged Membrane Bioreactor (SMBR) for Treatment of Textile Dye Wastewater towards Developing Nobel MBR Process, published by Elsevier B.V., UAE, Dubai, APCBEE Procedia 5 (2013) 259-264
  8. S.A. Deowan, B. Wagner, C. Aresipathi, J. Hoinkis, A. Figoli, E. Drioli, Treatment of model textile dye wastewater (MTDW) towards developing novel submerged membrane bioreactor process, published by Elsevier Ltd., London, UK, Procedia Engineering 44(2012) 1768-1771
  9. Jan Hoinkis, Shamim A. Deowan, Volker Panten, Alberto Figoli, RongRong Huang and Enrico Drioli, Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Technology – A Promising Approach for Industrial Wastewater Reuse, published by Elsevier Ltd. Amsterdam, Netherlands, Procedia Engineering 33 (2012) 234-241
  10. FIGOLI A, HOINKIS J, CRISCOULI A, FRANZ C, DE RYCKE M, BLOCK C, DEOWAN S A, ISLAM R, DRIOLI E, The removal of arsenic from (ground) – water by adsorbent loaded in polymeric microspheres, published by Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (new series), Vol. 9, No.1., 2012.
  11. Thomas Kempka, Marie-LuisePloetz, Ralph Schlueter, JoergHamann, Shamim A. Deowan, RafigAzzam, Carbon dioxide utilisation for carbamide production by application of the coupled UCG-Urea process, published by Elsevier Ltd., Energy Procedia 4 (2011) 2200 - 2205
  12. Geucke, T., Deowan, S.A., Hoinkis, J., Pätzold, Ch.,Performance of a small scale RO desalinator for arsenic removal, published by Elsevier Ltd., Desalination, 239 (2009), 198-206
  13. Uddin, M. T., Mozumder, M. S. I., Islam, M.A., Deowan, S. A.,Hoinkis, J.,Nanofiltrationmembrane process for the removal of arsenic from drinking water, Chem. Eng.Technol., Vol .30, Issue 9 (2007) 1248-1254

Book chapters:

  1. J. Hoinkis, J.Jentner, S. Buccheri, S. Figoli, S.A. Deowan, J. Bundschuh (2016). Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability (Chapter 221: Forward osmosis – challenges and opportunities of a novel technology for arsenic removal from groundwater), pp.523-524, DOI: 10.1201/b20466-243, June, 2016, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. S.A.Deowan, S.I.Bouhadjar, J. Hoinkis (2014), Advances in membrane technologies for water treatment (Chapter2: Membrane bioreactors (MBRs) for water treatment), Editors: Angelo Basile, Alfredo Cassano and NavinRastogi, WOODHEAD PUBLISHING LIMITED; Cambridge, UK, ISBN 978-1-78242-126-9
  3. D. Bianchi, S. Schmidt, Shamim A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, R. Islam (2013), Impact of Climate Change on Socio-economic Conditions of Bangladesh (Chapter 1), Eds. Anwar Zahid, Muhammad Qumrul Hassan, QuaziAbdusSamad, Rafiqul Islam, Mohammad Salim Khan, RojibulHaque, published by Alumni Association of German Universities in Bangladesh (AAGUB), Goethe Institute, December 16, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh, ISBN No. 978-984-33-7883-5
  4. R. Islam, Shamim A. Deowan, T. Kempka, J. Hoinkis (2013), ), Impact of Climate Change on Socio-economic Conditions of Bangladesh (Chapter 10), Eds. Anwar Zahid, Muhammad Qumrul Hassan, QuaziAbdusSamad, Rafiqul Islam, Mohammad Salim Khan, RojibulHaque, published by Alumni Association of German Universities in Bangladesh (AAGUB), Goethe Institute, December 16, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh, ISBN No. 978-984-33-7883-5
  5. S.A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, Ch. Pätzold, (2008),“Low-energy reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for Arsenic removal from groundwater, in: Groundwater for Sustainable Development –Problems, Perspectives and Challenges” (Chapter 34), Eds. P. Battacharya, AL. Ramanathan, AB Mukherjee, J. Bundschuh,D. Chandrasekharam& A.K. Keshari, eds., Balkema / Taylor & Francis, Nederlands,2008, 377-388, ISBN: 978-0-415-40776-2 (hbk)

 

Conference Publications (Oral):

  1. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, Rafiqul Islam, Salvatore Buccheri,Francesco Galiano, Kevin Mueller, Stefan Schmidt, SaadiaIlhemBouhadjar, Jan Hoinkis, Bartolo Gabriele, Alberto Figoli. Preparation and application of Novel Antifouling Membranes for Forward Osmosis (FO) Process in Concentrating of Textile Dye Wastewater, Euromembrane Conference2015, RWTH Aachen, Germany, 6th – 10th September, 2015.
  2. S. Schmidt, A. Figoli, B. Gabriele, E. Curcio, F. Galiano, J. Hoinkis, X. Ye, S. Deowan. Novel antifouling coating on ultrafiltration membranes using UV light for polymerization for the treatment of textile dye water with an membrane bioreactor (MBR), 2nd International Conference on Desalination Using Membrane Technology, Singapore, 26-29 July, 2015.
  3. S. A. Deowan, F. Galiano, L. Jahan, C. Aresipathi,S.I.Bouhadjar, A. Figoli, J. Hoinkis, B. Gabriele, E. Drioli, (2013), Performances of LowFoulingNovelSubmerged Membrane Bioreactor (NSMBR) in TextileDyeWastewater Treatment, International Conference “Nanomemwater 2013”, Izmir, Turkey, October 8th – October 10th, 2013.
  4. S.I.Bouhadjar, S.A.Deowan, F. Galiano, J. Hoinkis, M. Zenad, A. Figoli, (2013), Side-stream MBR for Model TextileWastewater Treatment Using Commercial and NovelMembranes,
  5. Figoli, F. Galiano, S.A.Deowan, J. Hoinkis (2013), A New Class of FunctionalMembranes to Lower Fouling and ImproveRejections of Pollutants,
  6. S.A. Deowan, F. Galiano, L. Jahan, S.I. Bouhadjar, C. Aresipathi, A. Figoli, J. Hoinkis, B. Gabriele, E. Drioli, (2013),Performance of Novel Submerged Membrane Bioreactor (NSMBR) Process Treating Textile Dye Wastewater, SCMA 2013 Annual Conference” Water – In the Best of Times, In the Worst of Times” San Antonio, Texas, USA, July 31 – August, 2, 2013
  7. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, Francesco Galiano, Jan Hoinkis, Alberto Figoli, Enrico Drioli, Submerged Membrane Bioreactor (SMBR) for Treatment of Textile Dye Wastewater towards Developing Nobel MBR Process, ICESD2013, January 19-20, 2013, Dubai, UAE
  8. F. Galiano, S. A. Deowan, Alberto Figoli1, J. Hoinkis, L. Veltri, B. Gabriele, Performance Test of Novel Membrane Regarding Water Permeability, Fouling Behavior and Dye Rejection, proceedings of the First International WATERBIOTECH Conference, October 9-11, 2012, National Research Center (NRC), Cairo, Egypt
  9. S.A. Deowan, W. Korejba, C. Aresipathi, J. Hoinkis, A. Figoli, E. Drioli, R. Islam (2011) Design and testing of a pilot scale submerged membrane bioreactor (MBR) for textile wastewater treatment, ICChE 2011, December 29-30, 2011, BUET, Bangladesh
  10. Geucke, T., Deowan. S.A., Hoinkis. J., Pätzold, Ch., Arsenic elimination by small scale technical RO membrane unit, Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 1-4 April 2007, 114-118
  11. Md. T. Uddin, Md. S. I. Mozumder, Md. A. Islam, S.A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, A. Figoli, A. Cassano, E. Drioli, D. Li, D. Chen, R.R. Huang, Ch. Pätzold, Screening Test on Nanofiltration (NF) Membranes for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water,Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 1-4 April 2007,177-181
  12. S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, Md. T. Uddin, Md. S. I. Mozumder, Md. A. Islam, D. Li, D. Chen, R.R. Huang, Arsenic elimination from drinking water applying low energy RO membranes – Lab scale and Technical Scale, Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 1-4 April 2007, 182-186
  13. Z. Hossain, Md. S. I. Mozumder, Md. A. Islam, S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, A. Figoli, E. Drioli, Textile Effluent Treatment by Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Technology – A Case Study at EOS Textile Mills Ltd., Dhaka EPZ, Bangladesh, Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 1-4 April 2007, 66-73
  14. Hoinkis, J, Deowan, S.A, Pätzold, C., Low-energy reverse osmosis membranes for arsenic removal from groundwater, International Conference "Groundwater for Sustainable Development: Problems, Perspectives and Challenges", Feb. 1-4, 2006, Delhi, India (IGC-2006), Editors Ramanthan, A.L. et al., Allied Publishers PVT Limited, p 202
  15. Mozumder, M. S. I., Uddin, M. T., Hoinkis, J., Deowan, S. A., Islam, M. A.,, Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, Vol. 12(2006) 292-295
  16. Mozumder, S. I., Uddin, T., Pradip, S., Islam, M.A., Geucke, T., Deowan, S. A., Hoinkis, J., Treatment of arsenic contaminated groundwater by use of a hand-operated filter, Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 1-4 April 2007,74-78
  17. Md. S. I.. Mozumder, Md. T.Uddin, Md. A. Islam, S.A.Deowan, J.Hoinkis, Ch. Pätzold, Application of Adsorption Media for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water, Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 1-4 April 2007, 160-164
  18. Deowan, S.A., Hoinkis, J. Evers, S., Newly developed adsorbent for arsenic removal from groundwater, International Conference "Groundwater for Sustainable Development: Problems, Perspectives and Challenges", Feb. 1-4, 2006, Delhi, India (IGC-2006), Editors Ramanthan, A.L. et al., Allied Publishers PVT Limited, p 208
  19. S.A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, S. Evers, Arsenic elimination from groundwater by adsorbing materials, Juwi06, Conference of young scientists at Institute for Hydromechanics (IFH), University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 2-5 August, 2006
  20. Deowan, S.A., Waiz, A. (2001), Design of a Regenerative braking system for Rickshaw , BSME-ASME int. conference, BUET, Dhaka Bangladesh, 31 December, 2001-2 January, 2002

 

Conference Publications (Poster):

  1. S. A. Deowan, F. Galiano, L. Jahan, S.E. Bouhadjar, C. Aresipathi, B. Gabriele,J. Hoinkis, A.Figoli, E. Drioli, Novel Nano-structured Membrane Materials for Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Applications, BioNexGen 2nd training workshop, 15-17 May, 2013, Cetraro, Italy
  2. F. Galiano, A. Figoli, S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, L. Veltri, B. Gabriele, Novel hydrophilic membranes for wastewater treatment, BioNexGen 2nd training workshop, 15-17 May, 2013, Cetraro, Italy
  3. C.Aresipathi, S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, A.S.Beobide, J. G. Voyiatzis, T. karachalios, K. Kouravelou, Membranes with Functionalized Carbon Nanotube pores: Synthesis, Characterization and application to model textile waste water, BioNexGen 2nd training workshop, 15-17 May, 2013, Cetraro, Italy
  4. S.A. Deowan, B. Wagner, T. Yu, A. Zhao, L. Jahan, C. Aresipathi, J. Hoinkis, A. Figoli, E. DrioliTreatment of Model Textile Dye Wastewater (MTDW) towards Developing Novel Submerged Membrane Bioreactor Process, poster P3047Euromembrane 2012, 23-27 September, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK
  5. J. Hoinkis, S. A. Deowan, A. Lagaly,E. Drioli, A. Figoli, A. Cassano, Md. A. Islam, Md. T. Uddin, Md. S. I. Mozumder, R. R. Huang, D. Li, T. Qiu, J. Zhong; Christian Pätzold (2006) Technology partnership for innovative treatment of drinking and industrial water, Euromembrane 2006, 24-28 September, Giardini Naxos- Taormina- (Messina) ; Italy, PII-137
  6. S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, Ch. Paetzold (2005) Elimination of Arsenic from drinking water applying membrane technology, 10th Aachen Membrane Colloquium,Germany, 16-17 March, 2005

 

Invited Talks:

  1. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, Rafiqul Islam, Jan Hoinkis, Alberto Figoli, Lafifa Jamal, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu (2016), Keynote lecture on Forward Osmosis Technology towards Power Generation, International workshop/Seminar on Climate Change and Desalination Using Membrane Technology, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 05-06, April, 2016
  2. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, (2014), Lecture delivered on submerged membrane bioreactor process: an emerging technology for wastewater treatment and reuse, 7th -11th April, 2014, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
  3. Shamim Ahmed Deowan, (2013), Performance of novel submerged membrane bioreactor (NSMBR) process treating textile dye wastewater, 27th August, 2013, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
  4. S.A. Deowan, S. Sayadi, J. Hoinkis, Collecting benchmarking data with existing commercial MBR modules, Sfax, Tunisia, 6th March, 2012
  5. S.A. Deowan, W. Bernhard, T. Yu, L. Jahan, C. Aresipathi, J. Hoinkis, Treatment of model industrial wastewaters by MBR technology, First Training Workshop of BioNexGen project: Membrane based Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, 8thMarch, 2012, Sfax, Tunisia
  6. S.A. Deowan, A. Figoli, J. Hoinkis, Characterisation of developed novel membranes with model foulants, Swansea University, Swansea, UK, 5th October, 2011
  7. S.A. Deowan, S. Sayadi, J. Hoinkis, Collecting benchmarking data with existing commercial MBR modules, SwanseaUniversity, Swansea, UK, 5th October, 2011
  8. S.A. Deowan, C. Aresipathi, J. Hoinkis, Testing of membranes with model organic foulants and model wastewater, Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas (FORTH) and Institute of Chemical Engineering and High Temperature Chemical Processes (ICE-HT), Greece, 10th March, 2011.
  9. S. A. Deowan,J. Hoinkis, A. Lagaly,E. Drioli, A. Figoli, A. Cassano, Md. A. Islam, Md. T. Uddin, Md. S. I. Mozumder, R. R. Huang, D. Li, T. Qiu, J. Zhong, Application of RO membranes for Arsenic elimination, Institute on Membrane Technology ,ITM-CNR, Italy, 22th May, 2006
  10. S. A. Deowan, J. Hoinkis, E. Drioli, A. Figoli, A. Cassano, Z. Hossain, Md. A. Islam,

Oxidation process and design on MBR in Jiangsu Polytechnic University (JPU), China, October, 2006

 

Supervisory works:

I have supervisedthe following theses/semester research projectsat Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences:

  1. Ashish Maroo (2014), Water rectification using UF membrane technology, Project 1, December 14, 2014, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  2. Yogesh Babu (2014), Concentrating of model textile dye wastewater applying forward osmosis (FO) process, Project 2, April, 2014, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  3. Lubna Jahan, (2013), Investigating the effects of Hydraulic Retention Time (HRT) and oxygen consumption in Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) towards developing novel MBR process, Master thesis, July, 2013, Karlsruhe Univesity of Applied Sciences, Germany
  4. Ting Yu, (2013), Treatment of Model Textile Dye Wastewater (MTDW) by Submerged Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Technology, Master thesis, August, 2013, Karlsruhe Univesity of Applied Sciences, Germany
  5. Shahid Abbas, (2013), Measurement of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Semester project2, March, 2013, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  6. Bernhard Wagner (2012), Membrane Bioreactor and Model Textile Dye Wastewater Treatment, Bachelor thesis, April, 2012, Karlsruhe Univesity of Applied Sciences, Germany
  7. Lubna Jahan, (2012), Process of determining individual dye concentration from mixed solution of two different dyes, semester project2, October, 2012, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  8. Sachin KalyanraoMirkale (2012), Rejection of Textile Dye by Membrane Technology, October, 2012, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  9. Lubna Jahan, (2011), Determining chemical composition of model dye textile wastewater, semester project1, November, 2011, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  10. Abdelhakim El Fadil, (2011), Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) as an advanced technology for Olive Mill Wastewater (OMW) treatment, Master thesis, November, 2011, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  11. Rhenda RaisheisaMukti (2006), Evaluation of Membrane Technology for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water, February, 2006, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Theses and Semester Projects:

1. M.ScProject1: Detection of Microbiological Quality in Waste Water by Applying Particle Sensor

2, M.ScProject2 : Particle Sensor Online Measurement and Disinfection of Laundry Recycling Water
3. B.Sc Thesis1: Modification of Parabolic Solar Concentrator
4. B.Sc Thesis2: Design of Regenerative Braking System for Rickshaw

Member of the following professional societies

  • European Membrane Society (EMS)
  • Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers (BSME) - Ex member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)- Ex member
  • Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) - Ex member

 

Countries visited:

Australia, Belgium, China, Egypt, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Nepal, Netherlands, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE and USA.

 

Supervisors:

                  1. Dr. Enrico Drioli

Professor Emeritus

University of Calabria

Cubo 17C, 87036Rende (CS), Italy

Tel. : +39 0984 492039/402706

Fax : +39 0984 402103

E-mail: e.drioli@unical.it

                         

                          2. Prof. Dr. -Ing Jan Hoinkis

Scientific Director, Institute of Applied Research (IAF)

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

Moltkestr. 30

76133 Karlsruhe

Germany

Tel: +49 721 925 1372

Fax: +49 721 925 1301

E-mail: jan.hoinkis@hs-karlsruhe.de

 

                          3. Prof. Dr.Rafiqul Islam

Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

University of Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tel: + 880-1710926609

E-mail: professorrafiqulislam@yahoo.co.uk

 

 4. Dr. Alberto Figoli

Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM-CNR)

via P. Bucci, cubo 17/C, I-87030 Rende, Italy

Tel: +39 0984-492027/492014

Fax: +39 0984-402103

E-mail: a.figoli@itm.cnr.it