Address:

    Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline Khulna University, Khulna-9208

    Email:

    iazharul@gmail.com

    Contact:

    01723910280

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Dr. Md. Azharul Islam

Associate Professor

Research Interest:

Wood Utilization, Bioenergy, Hydrothermal Carbonization, Pyrolysis

Education

PhD in Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece

MS in Forestry, Khulna University, Khulna

Bio

Training or Course Attended:

2000

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Diploma in Computer Science and Application (distance education), Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh.

2002

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Post Graduate Diploma In Information Technology, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

2010

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UNU-INWEH-UNESCO International training course on ‘Coastal Biodiversity in Mangrove Ecosystems’ at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.


2013

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Short course on “Nanotechnology for water and wastewater treatment”, UNESCO-IHE institute for water education, The Netherlands

2014

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Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Chemical Engineering School, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia.

2018

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Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Faculty of agriculture, Department of soil amelioration, University of Zagreb, Croatia.

 

Experiences

Publication

MA Islam, MA Akber, MB Rahman, MA Rahman, MA Haque, MA Islam. 2019. Trace elements in rice grain and agricultural soils: assessment of health risk of inhabitants near a former secondary lead smelter in Khulna, Bangladesh. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-019-00299-2 Springer.

MA Islam, YL Tan, MA Islam, M Romić, BH Hameed. 2018. Chitosan–bleaching earth clay composite as an efficient adsorbent for carbon dioxide adsorption: Process optimization. Colloids and Surfaces A. 554:9-15. Elsevier.

M.A. Islam, M.J. Ahmed, W.A. Khanday, M. Asif, B.H. Hameed. 2017 Mesoporous activated coconut shell-derived hydrochar prepared via hydrothermal carbonization-NaOH activation for methylene blue adsorption. Journal of environmental management, 203, 237-244. Elsevier

MA Islam, MJ Ahmed, WA  Khanday, M  Asif, BH Hameed. 2017. Mesoporous activated carbon prepared from NaOH activation of rattan (Lacosperma secundiflorum) hydrochar for methylene blue removal. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 138, 279-285. Elsevier.

MA Islam, S Sabar, A Benhouria, WA Khanday, M Asif, BH Hameed. 2017. Nanoporous activated carbon prepared from karanj (Pongamia pinnata) fruit hulls for methylene blue adsorption. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 74, 96-104. Elsevier.

MA Islam, R Bari. 2016.  Flat pressed Pongamia pinnata wood-flour/polypropylene composite loaded with talc: a statistical optimization. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science 13, 91-100. Springer

MA Islam, M. Auta, G. Kabir, B.H. Hameed. 2016. A thermogravimetric analysis of the combustion kinetics of karanja (Pongamia pinnata) fruit hulls char. Bioresource Technology 200, 335-341. Elsevier.

MA Islam, G. Kabir, M. Asif, B.H. Hameed. 2015. Combustion kinetics of hydrochar produced from hydrothermal carbonisation of Karanj (Pongamia pinnata) fruit hulls via thermogravimetric analysis. Bioresource Technology 194, 14–20. Elsevier.

MA Islam, M Asif, BH Hameed. 2015. Pyrolysis kinetics of raw and hydrothermally carbonized Karanj (Pongamia pinnata) fruit hulls via thermogravimetric analysis. Bioresource Technology 179, 227–233. Elsevier.

MA Islam, IAW Tan, A Benhouria, M Asif, BH Hameed. 2015. Mesoporous and adsorptive properties of palm date seed activated carbon prepared via sequential hydrothermal carbonization and sodium hydroxide activation. Chemical Engineering Journal 270, 187-195. Elsevier.

MA Islam, A Benhouria, M Asif, BH Hameed. 2015. Methylene blue adsorption on factory-rejected tea activated carbon prepared by conjunction of hydrothermal carbonization and sodium hydroxide activation processes. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 52, 57–64. Elsevier.

MA Islam, MA Razzak, B Ghosh. 2014. Optimization of thermally-compressed wood of Trewia nudiflora species using statistical Box–Behnken design and desirability function. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science, 11 (1), 5-14. Springer.

MA Islam, MR Alam, MO Hannan. 2012. Multiresponse optimization based on statistical response surface methodology and desirability function for the production of particleboard. Composites Part B: Engineering 43 (3), 861-868. Elsevier.

MA Islam, Z Nikoloutsou, V Sakkas, M Papatheodorou, T Albanis. 2010. Statistical optimisation by combination of response surface methodology and desirability function for removal of azo dye from aqueous solution. International Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry 90 (3-6). Taylor & Francis.

MA Islam, V Sakkas, T Albanis. 2010. Adsorption-desorption study of bromophos methyl and quinalphos in Greek soils. International Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry 90 (3-6). Taylor & Francis.

MA Islam, V Sakkas, TA Albanis. 2009. Application of statistical design of experiment with desirability function for the removal of organophosphorus pesticide from aqueous solution by low-cost material. Journal of hazardous materials 170 (1), 230-238. Elsevier.