Personal Information of Professor Dr. Md. Nurul Islam


Dr. Md. Nurul Islam





Office Address

Building: Old Academic
Room # 215
PABX Ext.: 5103


Contact Information

Alternate Email: nurul­_islam1952 at
Mobile: 01720555767
T&T: 9204705

Educational Qualifications

Degree University Country Year Field
Ph.D. University of Kentucky, USA 1989 Organic Chemistry
M.Sc. Dhaka University Bangladesh 1973 (held in 1975) Chemistry
B.Sc. (Hons) Do Do 1972 (held in 1974) Chemistry

Field of Specialization:

Organic Chemistry

Research Interest:

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Career Profile
(Job Profile)

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Gazipur. From 23-12-2008 to date.
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Gazipur. From 28-01-2001 to 22-12-2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Gazipur. From 01-10-1991 to 27-01-2001
Scientific Officer, Health Physics Division, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC), Dhaka, 1978-81.
Junior Research Officer, Chemistry Division, Forest Research Institute, Chittagong, 1977-78.

Additional Charge List
(Present Designation and Offices)

Dean, Civil Engineering Faculty (From 01-04-2014 to date)
Head, Department of Chemistry (01-09-2003 to 31-01-2014)
Provost, Dr. F.R. Khan Hall and K.N.I. Hall (Oct. 1999 to July 2007)

Courses Taught
(Course Code and Title only)

Undergraduate Level:  Ch -2101, Ch-1303, Ch-2415, Ch-1201, Ch-1703, and Ch-1503.
Postgraduate Level: Ch-6108: Environmental Chemistry, Ch-6212: Synthetic Organic Polymer, and Ch-6211: Organic Pollutants in the Environment.

Publication List (IEEE format)
(Year-wise publication List)

Durability of mortar and concrete containing alkali –activated binder with pozzolans: A review, M.M. Hossain, M. R. Karim, M.K. Hossain, M.N. Islam and  M.F.M. Zain, Construction and Building Materials, 93,2015, 95-109
Interaction of Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose with Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide, M.N. Islam, M.R. Shakil and M. A. Hoque, Jahangirnagar University Journal  of Science 2011, 34(2), 133-142
Conductometric Study of the Interaction of Sufranine O with Dodecyltrimethylammonium Bromide, M.A. Hoque, M. N. Islam,  M.A. Khan and M. A. Halim, J. Bang. Chem. Soc, 2009,22(2), 141-146
  1. Thermodynamic Study of the Interaction of Safranine O With Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate In Aqueous Medium, M. N. Islam, M. A. Hoque, M. A. Goni, F. Aktar, M. A. Khan and M.  G. Ahmed, J. Bang. Chem. Soc., 2007, 20(1), 35.
  2. Enhancement of Mechanical Properties of Grafted Jute Yarn By Methylmethacrylate (MMA) Monomer Through UV Radiation Method, M. N. Islam, M. A. Goni, M. A. Hoque, M. A. Khan, A. I. Mustafa and M. M. Rahman, J. Bang. Chem. Soc., 2007, 20(1), 46.

Enhancement of Physico-mechanical Properties of Plywood Surface With Urethane Acrylate (M-1200) by UV Curing Method, A. M. S. Chowdhury, M. M. Rahman, H. C. Das, M. N. Islam and M. A. Khan, Polymer plastic Technology and Engineering, 2006,45, 1295.
Strained allenes as dienophiles in the Diels-Alder reaction: An experimental & computational study, M. Nendel, L. M. Tolbert, M. N. Islam, and  K. N. Houk, J. Org. Chem., 1999, 64, 976.
Carbanion Photochemistry: A new photochemical route to strained cyclic allenes, L.M. Tolbert, M. N. Islam, R.P. Johnson,  P. M. Loiselle, and W. C. Shakespeare, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112, 6461.Conference:
Generation of 1- phenyl-1, 2-cyclohexadiene’ was presented at the 40th American Chemical Society (ACS) Southwest conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on 08-11-1988.

Research or other Academic Project

Completed successfully a UGC-funded project titled, ‘Physicochemical study of the interaction of polymer with cationic surfactant.’

Other Profile
(Reviewer, chair, co-chair, editor, associate editor of journal or conferences or books)

  1. Serving on editorial board of DUET Journal.
  2. Served on editorial board of all International conferences hosted by Civil Engineering Department, DUET.
  3. Chaired sessions of the abovementioned Conferences.