Assistant Professor


 Dept. of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering            

Noakhali Science and Technology University

Sonapur, Noakhali-3814


Mobile: +8801712593494

Research interest:

My research interest includes a number of areas such as Material Sciences, Polymer Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Physical, Inorganic, Analytical and Environmental Chemistry etc. Among all the works, I focused on the fabrication of composite materials using different polymers by extrusion and compression molding method. The properties of the fabricated materials were studied with different methods.      

Scholastic Records:


1) Masters of Science in Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

 Institution              : University of Dhaka

Year of passing        : 2007 (Exam held in 2009)

Result                      : First Class


2)  Bachelor of Science (4 Years) in Applied Chemistry & Chemical Technology

  Institution             : University of Dhaka

 Year of passing        : 2006 (Exam held in 2008)

 Result                      : First Class


3)  Higher Secondary Certificate

  Institution            : Govt. Asheq Mahmud College

 Group                       : Science

 Year of passing        : 2001

 Result                      : First Class


4)  Secondary School Certificate

 Institution             : Sanadabari High School

 Group                       : Science

 Year of passing        : 1999

 Result                      : First Class


MSc Thesis Title:


Preparation of composites by blending Linear Low Density Polyethylene and China clay: Effect of UV and γ-irradiation on physico-mechanical properties.



  1. Sumaiya Akhter, Md. Towhidul Islam and Md. Tanvir Hossain (2015). “Proximate analysis, phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of Tagetes erecta leaves” World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. (Accepted)
  2. Khaleda Akter, Md. Towhidul Islam and Md. Tanvir Hossain (2015). “Proximate analysis, phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of Tagetes erecta stems”.European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (Accepted)
  3. Sayema Arefin, Md. Towhidul Islam and Md. Tanvir Hossain (2015). “Proximate analysis, phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of Tagetes erecta flower growing in coastal area of Bangladesh” Journal of Global Biosciences. (Accepted)
  4. Fataha Nur Robel, Towhidul Islam, Arifuzaman Tapash and A. M. Sarwarudin Chowdhury (2014). “Fabrication and Characterization of Jute Fiber Reinforced P-Clay Based Nanocomposite”, Journal of Polymer & Composites Volume 2(1), pages 19-29. 
  5. Ruhul A. Khan , Mubarak A. Khan, Towhidul Islam, Farah Nigar, Rafiqul Islam, Suvasree Saha, A. I. Mustafa (2012), “Fabrication and Characterization of Jute Fiber Reinforced PVC Based Composite”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials (Impact Factor: 0.86),  Volume 25(1), Pages 45-58.
  6. Rafiqul Islam, Towhidul Islam, Ruhul A. Khan, Mubarak A. Khan, Haydar U. Zaman,  Farah  Nigar, Suvasree Saha and A.I. Mustafa (2011). “Fabrication and Mechanical Characterization of Jute Fabrics Reinforced Polyvinyl Chloride/Polypropylene Hybrid Composites” International Journal of Polymeric Materials (Impact Factor: 0.45), Volume 60(8), Pages 576-590.
  7. Ruhul A. Khan, Mubarak A. Khan, Anjan K. Das, Suvasree Saha, Towhidul Islam, Rafiqul Islam, Farah Nigar and M. Saha (2011), “Comparative Studies of Mechanical and Interfacial Properties Between Jute Fiber/PVC and E-glass Fiber/PVC Composites”, Polymer Plastic Technology and Engineering (Impact Factor: 0.55), Volume 50(1), Pages 153-159. 
  8. Mubarak A. Khan, Rafiqul Islam, Towhidul Islam, Farah Nigar, Nazia Rahman, M. Mizanur Rahman, A. I. Mustafa (2010).“Effect of UV and Gamma Radiation on the Mechanical and Degradation Properties of LLDPE-Clay Composites”. Journal of Advanced Materials Research,Volume 123-125, Pages 415-418.
  9. Ruhul A. Khan, Haydar U. Zaman, Mubarak A. Khan, M. A. Gafur, Farah Nigar, Towhidul Islam, Rafiqul Islam, Suvasree Saha, M. Mizanur Rahman and A.I. Mustafa, (2010). “Effect of the Incorporation of PVC on the Mechanical Properties of the Jute Reinforced LLDPE Composite” Polymer Plastics Technology and Engineering (Impact Factor: 0.55), Volume 49, pages 707-712.


Contribution to Book

Muhammad Hasnan Sazzad, Md. Towhidul Islam and Farhana Chowdhury (2013). Book name: A Review & outlook of slow-release fertilizer: A breakthrough product of agronomy and horticulture, ISBN : 978-3-659-41507-4, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG, Heinric-Böcking-str. 6-8, 66121 Saarbrücken, Deutschland/Germany.