Engr. Muhammad Rashed Al Mamun, PhD
Engr. Muhammad Rashed Al Mamun, PhD
Professor and Chairman
B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering (BAU),
MS in Farm Power and Machinery (BAU),
PhD in Advanced Technology, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
01913323845
rashed.fpm@sau.ac.bd
rs_rashedsau@yahoo.com

Engr. Muhammad Rashed Al Mamun, PhD successfully completed B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering and MS in Farm Power and Machinery from the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh which was established with academic support from the Texas A&M University during 1961. He received his PhD on advanced technology from Kumamoto University, Japan. Dr. Al Mamun is a Professor, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. Prior to this position, he has working as Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Lecturer for the same University and Agricultural Engineer in Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh. He also worked as Research Scientist in Groundwater Leadership Program (GelK), and Guest Lecturer in Kumamoto University, Japan, Visiting Professor at Ashoka Institute of Technology and Sreyas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, and Shree Devi Institute of Technology, Mangalore, India, Visiting Professor at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Forestry Science and Technology School, Agricultural Training Institute, University of Creative Technology Chittagong, Bangladesh. Dr. Al Mamun’s research concentrate on renewable energy, agricultural machinery, precision agriculture, remote sensing, image processing, solid wastes management, GIS based agricultural policy management and groundwater hydrology. He is working simultaneously in different research projects such as bioenergy, solar energy, solid waste management, vertical farming, image processing, agricultural mechanization and tea processing technology. Dr. Al Mamun teaches Heat Engines, Agricultural Power, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Mechanization, Heat and Mass Transfer, Precision Agriculture, Bio-Materials and Systems, Project Planning and Evaluation, Engineering Management, Machine Design, Elements of Agricultural engineering and Farm Mechanics in the undergraduate course of studies. In the graduate program, he teaches Farm Machinery, Agricultural Research Methodology, Farm Power, Instrumentation Engineering, Renewable Energy Systems, Soil Implement Mechanics and Bioresources Engineering. Besides teaching activities, he performs research and supervises graduate students in the field of renewable energy, farm machinery, solid waste management, image processing, vertical farming, hatching and house management of poultry and farm mechanization. His research articles have published in the many reputed journals and written a book on Renewable Energy. He chaired many technical sessions at International Conference. He has achieved Kumamoto University President Award, Sylhet Agricultural University Best Publication Award, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World and Venus International Research Award for Outstanding Scientist in Farm Power and Machinery.

Publication Profile:
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Lovely, S. J., Akther S., Solid Waste Management Challenges In Sylhet City Corporation, Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, (Accepted)
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Ahmed, T., Islam, K., Present status of manufacturing and importing agricultural machinery in Bogura, Journal of Advanced Agricultural Technologies, (Accepted).
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Lucky, A. K., Islam M. A., and Hossein, M. A., Identification of Pudding Settling Period of Various Soil Texture for Mechanical Rice Transplanting, Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal. (Accepted)
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Muhammed, M., Urme, N. S., and Soeb, M. J. A., Enhancement of Bio-methane Production Yield from Rumen Digesta by Co-digestion Process, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 9(2), pp. 487-493, 2020.
  • Soeb, M. J. A., and Al Mamun, M. R., Application of Advanced Back Propagation Algorithm in Electric Load Forecasting, Journal of Mathematics and Statistical Science, 6(3), pp. 95-102, 2020.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Bishwas, D., and Sani, S. S., Impact of Mechanization on Farmers Livelihood in Sylhet Areas, Journal of Advanced Agricultural Technologies, 6(4), pp. 287-292, 2019. Doi: 10.18178/joaat.6.4.287-292.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., A. Hanif, and S. Sarker., Present status of adopted agricultural machinery in Sylhet region, Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 21(3): 61–68, 2019.
  • Rahman, M.T., Alam, M.M., Hossain, M.M. and Al Mamun, M.R., Microcontroller based granular urea application attachment for rice transplanter. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 17(3): 380–387,2019. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v17i3.43219
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Torii, S, Rahman, M. M., and Karim, M. R., Physico-Chemical Elimination of Unwanted CO2, H2S and H2O Fraction from Biomethane, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, Royal Society of Chemistry Vol. 3, pp. 166-172, 2019. DOI: 10.1039/C8SE00488A.
  • Huqe, Farhana, Al Mamun, M. R., and Torii, S, Potentiality and Challenges of Liquid Biogas as Transportation Fuel A Review, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 255-263, 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Shahed, A.B.M., and Tamanna, T. A., Identification of Hindrances to Adapt Agricultural Machinery in Selected Areas of Bangladesh, International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology ,Vol. 4, No. 7, pp.134-144, 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Tasnim, A., Bashar, S., and Uddin, M. J., Potentiality of Biomethane Production from Slaughtered Rumen Digesta for Reduction of Environmental Pollution, AIMS Energy,Vol.6, No.5, pp.658-672, 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Rahman, S., and Shammi, S., Production of Red Amaranth in a Vertical Farm and Evaluation of its Sustainability, Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol. 7, No. 8, pp. 258-267, 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. Maisha, R. M., and Hasan, M. T., Status of Agricultural Mechanization in Sylhet Region, International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 106-111, 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Mahfuz W. I., and Khan M. H., An Experimental Study on Performance Characteristics of a Small Centrifugal Pump, International Journal of Advance Agricultural Research, Vol. 6, No. 01, pp. 1-17, 2018.
  • Sarkar, T.K., Lee, Han-Sung., Hossen, M. A., Rahman, M. A., Siddiquee, M. A., and Al Mamun, M. R., Development of Existing Engelberg Rice Mill for Improving Milling Yield and Quality, Eco-friendly Agriculture Journal, Vol. 11, No. 01, pp 01-12, 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparison Effect of Feedstock to Inoculum Ratios on Biogas Yields of Cafeteria, Vegetable, Fruit Wastes with Cattle Manure Using Co-Digestion Process, International Journal of Green Energy, Vol. 14, No. 7, pp 665-673, 2017. DOI:10.1080/15435075.2017.1318071
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Enhancement of methane concentration by removing contaminants from biogas mixtures using combined method of absorption and adsorption, International Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 2017, pp.1-9, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7906859
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Enrichment of Methane Concentration by Removing Contaminant Gases from Biogas Mixtures Based on Chemical Purification Processes, International Journal of Transport Phenomena, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp 171-182, 2016.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Removal of H2S and H2O by Chemical Treatment to Upgrade Methane of Biogas Generated from Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Organic Biomass Waste, IPASJ International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 12, pp. 42-52, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) from Biogas using Zero-valent iron, International Journal of Clean Energy Technology, vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 428-432, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Removal of Contaminant Gases from Biogas by Chemical Purification Processes, IPASJ International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 10, pp. 12-20, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Possibility of Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes for Biomethane Generation in absence of bacteria Inoculum Source, International Journal of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp.219-225, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Production of Biomethane from Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes by Anaerobic Co-Digestion Process, International Journal of Clean Energy Technology, vol.3, No.5, pp. 321-325, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Biodegradable Biomass for Biomethane Generation, Journal of Japan Institute of Energy, Vol. 94, No. 6, pp. 573-578, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Enhancement of Production and Upgradation of Biogas to Biomethane Using Different Methods- A Review, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 877-892, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-digestion Technology in Solid Wastes Treatment for Biomethane Generation, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, pp. 1-11, 2015. DOI:10.1080/14786451.2015.1043302
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Performance Studies on Biomethane Production from Biodegradable Wastes and Cattle Manure Based on Inoculums Source, Journal of Advanced Agricultural Technologies, Vol.2, No.1, pp.50-56, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Karim, M. R., Rahman, M. M., Asiri A. M. and Torii, S., Methane Enrichment of Biogas by Carbon Dioxide Fixation with Calcium Hydroxide and Activated Carbon, International Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 58, pp. 476-481, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Studies on Methane Upgradation of Biogas by Removing of Contaminant Gases Using Combined Chemical Methods, International Journal of AIMS Energy, Vol. 3, No 3, pp. 255-266, 2015.
  • Hossain, M. Al Mamun, M. R., Satter, M.A., Hossen S. and Zaman, M.M., A Geographical Information System (GIS) Based Impact Assesment for Agricultural Mechanization in Mymensingh District, Proceedings of Paper Meet, Agricultural Engineering Division, IEB, 105-113, 2010.
  • Kabir, M.S., Al Mamun, M. R., Alam, M.M., Islam, M.M. and Hossen, S., Value Chain Analysis of Closed Drum Thresher, Journal of Agricultural Engineering, The institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, 38/AE(2), 21-28, 2010.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Kabir, M.S., Alam, M.M. and Islam, M.M., Utilization Pattern of Biomass for Rural Energy Supply in Bangladesh, International Journal of Sustainable Crop Production, 4 (1), 62-71, 2009.
  • Hossen, S., Kabir, M.S., Uddin, M.B., Rahman, A.K.M.L., and Al Mamun, M. R., Effect of Different Extraction of Juice on Quality and Acceptability of Guava Jelly, Journal of Innovation and Development Strategy, 3 (4), 27-35, 2009.
  • Kabir, M.S., Al Mamun, M. R., Alam, M.M., Islam, M.M. and Hossen, S., Supply and Value Chain Analysis of Rice Mill, Journal of Science and Technology, 7, 24-32, 2009.
Citation indices:
  • Number of citations : 119
  • h-index : 6
  • i 10-index: 5
  • RG Score: 10.82
Proceeding Papers:
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes for Biogas Production, IEEE Xplore Abstract 121, 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA), INSPEC Accession Number: 14867613, pp. 369-374. DOI:10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016412, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 19-22 October, 2014.
Conference Proceedings:
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Muhammed, M. and Urme, N. S., Enhancement of Bio-Methane Production Yield From Rumen Digesta With Biodegradable Kitchen Wastes By Co-Digestion Process, 8th World Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (WCSEM), Shree Devi Institute of Technology, Mangalore, India, 26rd -28th September 2019.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Islam, M. A., and Lucky, A. K., Determination of Puddling Settling Period of Various Soil Texture for Mechanical Rice Transplanting, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Technology Management and Science (ICEETMS), Ashoka Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India, 23rd -24th September 2019.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Tasnim, A., Bashar, S., and Uddin, M. J., Potentiality of Biomethane Production from Slaughtered Rumen Digesta for Reduction of Environmental Pollution, 32nd Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists BSM Annual Conference, Department of Microbiology Jashore University of Science and Technology, Jashore 7408, Bangladesh, April 06, 2019.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Rahman, S., and Shammi, S., Design and construction of a vertical farm to cultivate various vegetables, 32nd Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists BSM Annual Conference, Department of Microbiology Jashore University of Science and Technology,Jashore 7408, Bangladesh, April 06, 2019.
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Tasnim, A., Bashar, S., and Uddin, M. J., Production of Biogas by Utilizing Rumen Digesta for Sustainable Environment, 3rd Young Scientist Congress, Challenging Research by Young Scientists, ID NO: 085, OP-60, pp. 68-69, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh, 14-15 September 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Contaminant Removal from Biogas by Chemical Purification Processes, International Conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ICCBE) Melbourne, Australia, 30th December 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Influence of pH on Hydrogen Sulfide Absorption from Biogas by Iron (III) oxide and Nanoscale Zero-valent iron, Engineering Workshop 2015, Among Ajou University, Shandong University and Kumamoto University, Kumamoto University, Japan, 12-14 November, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Possibility of Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes for Biogas Production Without Inoculum Source, Abstract wcset2015035, Presented at 4th World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering & Technology, ISBN 13: 978-81-930222-1-4, pp. 113-119, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan ,24-26 October , 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Performance Studies on Biomethane Production from Biodegradable Wastes and Cattle Manure Based on Inoculums Source, Abstract K0007, International Conference on Biotechnology and Agriculture Engineering, pp. 134-141, 2015. Kyoto, Japan, 6-7 April, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Purification of Biogas by Treating Combined Absorption and Adsorption Chemical Method, International Engineering Symposium (IES 2015), Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 4-6 March, M3-9, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Studies on Methane Upgradation of Biogas by Removing of Contaminants using Combined Chemical Method, Abstract GCESD2015_12415, Global Conference on Energy and Sustainable Development, Vol.1, pp. 199-204. ISBN: 978-0-9932795-0-8, Technology Park, Coventry University Coventry, United Kingdom, 24-26 February, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Performance Studies of Biogas Production From Cattle Manure and Organic Wastes With and Without Inoculum, The 5th GelK International Symposium, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, December 5, 2014.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S.,, Removal of Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) from biogas using zero-valent iron, 2014 2nd International Conference on Environment Pollution and Prevention (ICEPP 2014), November 12-13, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes for Biogas Production, IEEE Xplore Abstract 121, 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA), INSPEC Accession Number: 14867613, pp. 369-374. DOI:10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016412, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 19-22 October, 2014.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Production of Biomethane from Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes by Anaerobic Co-Digestion Process, 2014 4th International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering (ICEAE 2014), August 6-7, Singapore.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-digestion of Solid Biomass for Biomethane Generation, Abstract P-Bm-2-16, the Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan, .Jul 27-Aug 1, 2014.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Digestion of Food, Vegetable and Fruit Waste for Biogas Production, The 4th GelK International Symposium, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 2014; 87-90.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., “Enhancement of production and upgradation of biogas to biomethane using different methods- A Review”, The 2nd Minamata International symposium on Environment and energy technology, ME10-1-ME10-18, December 4-6 2013, Kumamoto, Japan.
Books:
  • • Muhammad Rashed Al Mamun, Utilization of Biomass for supply of renewable energy in rural area. ISBN 978-3- 639-36921- 2, Paperback, 116 Seiten. www.bod.de/index.php?id=296&objk_id=538967.
Research Interests:
  • Renewable Energy
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Farm Machinery
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • GIS based Agricultural Policy Management
Research Support:
  • Enhancement of bio-methane production yield from rumen digesta with biodegradable kitchen wastes by co-digestion process. A Project of Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES) received from University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh.
  • Production of biomethane and bio-fertilizer by utilization of rumen digest for sustainable environment. A Project of Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES) received from University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh.
  • Utilization and management pattern of biomass for rural energy supply and identification of improved utilization technologies in Sylhet region. A Project of National Science and Information and Communication Technology (NSICT) received from Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology, Bangladesh.
  • • “Characterization of Tea Granules for Quality Grading Using Computer Vision System” A Project of Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES) received from University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh.
  • • “Design and Fabrication of Low Cost and Convenient Solar Incubator to Evaluate the Egg Hatching Performance” A Project of Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES) received from University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh.
  • • “Supply of Sustainable Renewable Energy through Solar-Biogas Hybrid System in Non-urbanized Areas” A Project of Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS) received from Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Education.
Undergraduate Courses:
  • A. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
  • FPM 223, FPM 224 Heat Engines
  • FPM 311, FPM 312 Agricultural Power
  • FPM 321, FPM 322 Agricultural Machinery
  • FPM 325 Heat and Mass Transfer
  • FPM 327, FPM 328 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering
  • FPM 401 Agricultural Mechanization
  • FPM 403, FPM 404 Agricultural Process Engineering
  • FPM 413, FPM 414 Precision Agriculture
  • FPM 421 Engineering Management
  • FPM 423 Bio-Materials and Systems
  • FPM 429 Project Planning and Evaluation
  • B. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
  • FPM 111, FPM 112 Farm Mechanics
  • C. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND BUSSINESS STUDIES
  • FPM 121, FPM 122 Elements of Agricultural Engineering
Masters Courses:
  • A. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
  • FPM 501 Farm Power
  • FPM 503 Bio-resources Engineering
  • FPM 505 Farm Machinery
  • FPM 513 Renewable Energy Systems
  • FPM 521 Modeling of Biosystems
  • FPM 527 Soil Implement Mechanics
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • 2013-04-2016-03----PhD in Advanced Technology , Mechanical System Engineering, Kumamoto University, Japan
  • 2006-07-2007-12---MS in Farm Power and Machinery, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh
  • 2001-03-2004-02---B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Positions and Affiliations:
  • 2019/04- -(current)---Professor, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 2016/03- -(current)---Associate Professor, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 2010/04 --2016/03---Assistant Professor, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 2008/04 --2010/04---Lecturer, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
Other Academic, Administrative and Scientific Research Involvements:
  • Academic
  • 2020/01--2020/01---Visiting Professor, University of Creative Technology Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • 2019/09--2019/09--Visiting Professor, Sreyas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India
  • 2019/09--2019/09---Visiting Professor, Shree Devi Institute of Technology, Mangalore, India
  • 2019/09--2019/09--Visiting Professor, Ashoka Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India
  • 2016/03-- 2016/03---Guest Lecturer, Department of Mechanical System Engineering, Kumamoto University, Japan.
  • 2011/01--2011/12---Visiting Professor, Agricultural Training Institute, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • 2009/06 --2010/04---Visiting Lecturer, Forestry School of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • 2008/08 --2009/02---Visiting Lecturer, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Administrative:
  • 2016/11 --(current)---Chairman, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 2008/09 --2013 /03---Chairman, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • Scientific Research:
  • 2013/04--2016/03---Research Scientist, Groundwater Environmental Leader Program (GelK), Kumamoto University, Japan.
  • 2007/05 --2008/04---Agriculture Engineer, Department of Agricultural Extension, Ministry of Agriculture, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2006/07- - 2007/12---Research Fellow, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
Awards and Recognitions:
  • "Venus International Research Award" as Outstanding Scientist in Farm Power and Machinery in 4th ARM-2018, Chennai, India (2018).
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World, ISESCO, Rabat, Morocco (2017).
  • Kumamoto University President Academic Excellent Award, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan (2016).
  • Best Publication Award, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh (2016).
  • Excellent Research Paper Award, 2nd International Conference on Environment Pollution and Prevention, Auckland, New Zealand (12-13 November 2014).
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, (19-22 October 2014).
  • Excellent Research Paper Award, 4th International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering, Singapore (6-7 August 2014).
Awards and Scholarships:
  • Japanese Government Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship (Oct 2014- March 2016).
  • Kumamoto University Doctoral Course Scholarship Program (KDS) (April 2014-September 2014).
  • Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship (April 2013-March 2014).
  • Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP), Kyushu University, JAPAN (2013).
  • Asian Institute of Technology Fellowship, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (2013).
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University Merit Scholarship on academic performance at M.S. levels (2007).
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University Merit Scholarship on academic performance at B.Sc. levels (2002).
Role as Reviewer:
  • Journal of Energy Research and Reviews
  • Journal of Cogent Engineering (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University (JBAU)
  • International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering.
  • International Conference on Environment, Chemistry and Biology.
  • International Conference on Biotechnology and Agriculture Engineering.
  • International Journal of Environmental Technology & Innovation (ELSEVIER).
  • Eco-friendly Agriculture Journal.
Professional Memberships:
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University Alumni Association
  • Sylhet Agricultural University Teachers Council
  • Member, Technical Committee, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES).
  • Committee Member, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment Protection (ICSEEP).
  • Editorial Board Member, Progress in Energy & Fuels.
  • Advisory Board Member, Bentham Open.
  • Krishibid Institute of Bangladesh (KIB)
  • Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).
  • Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES).
  • Session Chairman:
  • International Engineering Symposium (IES 2015), Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 2-4 March, 2016.
  • 4th World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan ,24-26 October , 2015.
  • International Engineering Symposium (IES 2015), Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 4-6 March, 2015.
  • The 2nd Minamata International symposium on Environment and energy technology, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 4-6 December 2013.
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Advisor, Badhon, Blood Donation Organization, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Advisor, Sylhet Agricultural University Photographic Society,Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Member, Compus Drama Organization, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • Advisor, Sylhet Agricultural University Carrier Club, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Advisor, Sylhet Agricultural University Hashikhushi Foundation, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Conference contributions (Invited Speech):
  • Keynote Speaker: Enhancement of Bio-Methane Production Yield From Rumen Digesta With Biodegradable Kitchen Wastes By Co-Digestion Process, 8th World Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (WCSEM), Shree Devi Institute of Technology, Mangalore, India, 26rd -28th September 2019.
  • Keynote Speaker: Determination of Puddling Settling Period of Various Soil Texture for Mechanical Rice Transplanting, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Technology Management and Science (ICEETMS), Ashoka Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India, 23rd -24th September 2019.
Conference contributions (Oral Presentations):
  • Al Mamun, M. R., Tasnim, A., Bashar, S., and Uddin, M. J., Production of Biogas by Utilizing Rumen Digesta for Sustainable Environment, 3rd Young Scientist Congress, Challenging Research by Young Scientists, ID NO: 085, OP-60, pp. 68-69, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh, 14-15 September 2018.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Contaminant Removal from Biogas by Chemical Purification Processes, International Conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ICCBE) Melbourne, Australia, 30th December 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Influence of pH on Hydrogen Sulfide Absorption from Biogas by Iron (III) oxide and Nanoscale Zero-valent iron, Engineering Workshop 2015, Among Ajou University, Shandong University and Kumamoto University, Kumamoto University, Japan, 12-14 November, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Possibility of Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes for Biogas Production Without Inoculum Source, Abstract wcset2015035, Presented at 4th World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering & Technology, ISBN 13: 978-81-930222-1-4, pp. 113-119, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan ,24-26 October , 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Performance Studies on Biomethane Production from Biodegradable Wastes and Cattle Manure Based on Inoculums Source, Abstract K0007, International Conference on Biotechnology and Agriculture Engineering, pp. 134-141, 2015. Kyoto, Japan, 6-7 April, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Purification of Biogas by Treating Combined Absorption and Adsorption Chemical Method, International Engineering Symposium (IES 2015), Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 4-6 March, M3-9, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Studies on Methane Upgradation of Biogas by Removing of Contaminants using Combined Chemical Method, Abstract GCESD2015_12415, Global Conference on Energy and Sustainable Development, Vol.1, pp. 199-204. ISBN: 978-0-9932795-0-8, Technology Park, Coventry University Coventry, United Kingdom, 24-26 February, 2015.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S.,, Removal of Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) from biogas using zero-valent iron, 2014 2nd International Conference on Environment Pollution and Prevention (ICEPP 2014), November 12-13, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes for Biogas Production, IEEE Xplore Abstract 121, 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA), INSPEC Accession Number: 14867613, pp. 369-374. DOI:10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016412, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 19-22 October, 2014.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Production of Biomethane from Cafeteria, Vegetable and Fruit Wastes by Anaerobic Co-Digestion Process, 2014 4th International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering (ICEAE 2014), August 6-7, Singapore.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., “Enhancement of production and upgradation of biogas to biomethane using different methods- A Review”, The 2nd Minamata International symposium on Environment and energy technology, ME10-1-ME10-18, December 4-6 2013, Kumamoto, Japan.
Conference contributions (Poster Presentations):
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Comparative Performance Studies of Biogas Production From Cattle Manure and Organic Wastes With and Without Inoculum, The 5th GelK International Symposium, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, December 5, 2014.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Co-digestion of Solid Biomass for Biomethane Generation, Abstract P-Bm-2-16, the Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan, .Jul 27-Aug 1, 2014.
  • Al Mamun, M. R. and Torii, S., Anaerobic Digestion of Food, Vegetable and Fruit Waste for Biogas Production, The 4th GelK International Symposium, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 2014; 87-90.
Mentorship and Supervisory Work (Undergraduate):
  • Shankharupa Dev, Jinat Jahan, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Utilization of Tea Waste with Fish Residue for Production of Bio-Methane and Bio-Fertilizer Using Anaerobic Co-Digestion Process; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Sharmistha Talukder, Sumaiya Akther, Aklima Begum, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Effects of Different Growing Medium on Growth and Yield of White Oyster Mushroom in Vertical Farming; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Sadia Ashrofi Fairuz, Asif Al Razi Nabil, Session: 2015-2016, Title: An Integration of Vertical Floating Bed for Vegetables Cultivation in Low Land Areas of Bangladesh; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Tahmina Akanjee Tarin, Warasa Mostafa, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Sustainable Production of Strawberry in Vertical Farming Under Different Graded of Polythene Shade; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Minhaj Uddin, Rukon Ahmed Eimon, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Design and Fabrication of Low Cost and Convenient Incubator for Evaluation of Hatching Egg; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Mariya Sultana Jenin, Tanjina Rahman Mim, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Color and Dimension Analysis of Tea Granules Using Image Processing; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Shamsun Nahar Ankhi, Taslima Jahan, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Performance Evaluation of Hatching Hen And Duck Eggs in SAU-FPM Mechanical Incubator; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Alamgir Alam, Shabbah Tahsin Chowdhury, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Design and Fabrication of An Solar Dryer for Drying Agricultural Product by Utilizing Recyclable Aluminum Cans; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Sudipto Dhar Dipto, Israth Jahan Zune, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Identification of Nitrogen Deficiency in a Potato Field by Computer Vision System; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Md. Raisul Islam Rabbi, Md. Nurul Azmir, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Design and Development of Automatically Control Pump for Smart Irrigation System Based on Moisture and Water Level in the Crop Fields; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Rokibul Alam, Session: 2015-2016, Title: Effect of Height of Layer of Vertical Farming on Tomato Seedling Raising; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2019.
  • Ishita Deb and Tahsina Hridoy, Session: 2014-2015, Title: Optimization of Mushroom Production in Vertical Farming; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  • Kawsar Hamid and Marwa Rahman, Session: 2014-2015, Title: An Assessment on Existing Tea Processing Technology in Bangladesh; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  • Mahdi Muhammed and Nadira Sultana, Session: 2014-2015, Title: Enhancement of Bio-methane Production Yield from Rumen Digesta by Co-digestion Process; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  • Afruja Kabir Lucky and Md. Amirul Islam, Session: 2014-2015, Title: Identification of Pudding Settling Period of Various Soil Texture for Mechanical Rice Transplanting; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  • Mst. Sabina Alim and Anamica Chowdhury Keya, Session: 2014-2015, Title: Potentiality of Solar Light Trap as a Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Tool in TEA Garden; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  • Md. Mizanur Rahman and Kamrunaher, Session: 2014-2015, Title: Performance evaluation of prilled urea applicator at different field condition; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  • A.B.M. Shahed and angina Akter Tamanna, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Identification of Hindrances to Adapt Agricultural Machinery in Selected Areas of Bangladesh; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Anika Tasnim and Shahidul Bashar, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Production of Biogas by Utilizing Rumen Digesta for Sustainable Environment; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Sadiqur Rahman and Shamima Shammi, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Production of Red Amaranth In A Vertical Farm and Evaluation of Its Sustainability; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Abu Hanif and Sagar Sarker, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Present Status of Adopted Agricultural Machineries in Sylhet Region; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Sultana Jahan Lovely and Subeha Akther, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Solid Waste Management Challenges in Sylhet City Corporation; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Md. Tuhinul Hasan and Rehnuma Mobin Maisha, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Present Status of Agricultural Mechanization in Sylhet Region; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Debdulal Bishwas and Samia Siddika Sani, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Impact of Mechanization on Farmers Livelihood in Sylhet Areas; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
  • Toufik Ahmed and Kamrul Islam, Session: 2013-2014, Title: Present Status of Manufacturing and Importing Agricultural Machinery in Bogura; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (Major in Farm Power and Machinery); Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 2017.
Mentorship and Supervisory Work (MS):
  • Shamima Shammi, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Performance evaluation of vacuum type dehumidifying dryer for supplying quality paddy seed for farmers in Bangladesh
  • Sadiqur Rahman, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Supply of Sustainable Renewable Energy through Solar-Biogas Hybrid System in Non-urbanized Areas
  • Anika Tasnim, Session: July-December-2019, Comparison effect on biogas production from vegetable, fruit and food waste with rumen digesta by co-digestion process, 2018.
  • Anamica Chowdhury Keya, Session: July-December-2020, Design and Performance Evaluation of an Solar Powered Autonomous Rice Transplanter Robot
  • Afruja Kabir Lucky, Session: July-December-2020, Design and Fabrication of Low Cost and Convenient Solar Incubator to Evaluate the Egg Hatching Performance
  • Mst. Sabina Alim, Session: July-December-2020, Effect of Drying and Tempering on Milling Performance of Premium Quality Rice
  • Nadira Sultana, Session: July-December-2020, Production of bioenergy from composite waste materials made of kitchen, food and spent tea Waste with poultry droppings by anaerobic co-digestion process
  • Sabiha Ferdous, Session: July-December-2020, Characterization of Tea Granules for Quality Grading Using Computer Vision System
  • A.B.M. Shahed, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Evaluation of Different Growing Media for Mat Type Rice Seedling Raising
  • Tangina Aktar Tamanna, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Mitigation of Biotic and Abiotic Stress in Mat Type Rice Seedlings Raising for Mechanical Rice Transplanting
  • Debdulal Bishwas, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Fabrication of tea leaf plucking machine and its potentialities in Tea industry
  • Tuhinul Hasan, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Potentiality of Solar Cooker in Bangladesh
  • Maisha Rahnuma,Session: July-December-2019, Title: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of a Closed Drum Thresher
  • Md Abu Hanif, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Design and Development of An Evaporative Cooling Structure for Storage of Vegetables
  • Sultana Jahan Lovely , Session: July-December-2019, Title: Collection, sorting, reuse, recycle and disposal of waste at Sylhet Agricultural University
  • Samia Siddika Sani, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Economic Impact of Using Solar Energy for Irrigation Pump in Sylhet Region
  • Subeha Akter, Session: July-December-2019, Title: Design and Modification of Blower Section of Closed Drum Power Thresher
  • Kamrunnaher, Session: July-December-2020, Title: Standardization of Spacing of Mechanical Transplanted Rice Seedling for Yield Maximization
  • Md. Amirul Islam, Session: July-December-2020, Title: Performance Evaluation of Forward Motion Manual Operated Rice Transplanter for Wet Land Rice Establishment
  • Mizanur Rahman, July-December-2020, Title: Modification and Evaluation of BARI Potato Harvester to Collect Potato in Potato Crate
Language:
  • Mother tongue-Bengali.
  • English (IELTS & TOEFL ITP)
  • Japanese Language-Level 2
  • Arabic-Fair
  • Hindi-Fair