Personal Information of Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim

Name Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim
Designation Professor
Department Department of Civil Engineering
Office Address Building: Shaheed Sayed Nazrul Islam Academic Building
Room # 8005
PABX Ext.: 2049
 

Contact Information

Email at duet.ac.bd: rezaul at duet.ac.bd
Alternate Email: reza_civil128 at yahoo.com
Mobile: +8801711005462
T&T: +8809204734-53 Ext 2049/2050
Fax: +88029204708
Personal Webpage/site: rezaulkarim.webs.com
Educational Qualifications Degree University Country Year Field
Ph.D. University Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia 2013 Materials and Structure
M.Sc. Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur. Bangladesh 2007 Concrete
B.Sc. Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Dhaka Bangladesh 2002 Civil Engineering
Field of Specialization: Materials and Structure
Research Interest: Cement; Concrete; Non-cement binder; Concrete without cement; Sustainable concrete containing Slag, Fly ash, Palm oil fuel ash, Rice husk ash, Timber ash, or any waste materials; Geopolymer concrete.
Career Profile
(Job Profile)
Professor: DUET, Gazipur, June 2016 to  Date
Associate Professor : DUET, Gazipur, Aug 2014 to  June 2016
Assistant Professor : DUET, Gazipur, Dec 2007 to Aug  2014
Lecturer: DUET, Gazipur, Feb 2004 to Dec 2007
Material Engineer : M/S Ismail Hossain, Dhaka, Nov 2002 Feb 2004
Additional Charge List
(Present Designation and Offices)
Additional Director, Institutional Quality Assurance, DUET, Gazipur, May 2015 to Date
Assistant Provost, F R Khan Hall, DUET, Gazipur Sep 2006 to June 2010
Courses Taught
(Course Code and Title only)
Undergraduate Level: Mechanics of Solids (CE-2103) and Mechanics of Solids Sessional; Design Concrete Structure-I (CE-3103); Prestressed Concrete (CE-4103).
Postgraduate Level:  Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings (CE-6110); Advanced Concrete Technology (CE-6108); Theory of Elasticity  (CE-6101); Advanced Design of Concrete Structures (CE-6109).
Thesis Supervision
(Number of Students)
M.Sc.: 06
B.Sc.: 06
Publication List (IEEE format)
(Year-wise publication List)

Journals:

2019:

  • Noaman, Md & Karim, Md & Islam, Md. (2019). Comparative study of pozzolanic and filler effect of rice husk ash on the mechanical properties and microstructure of brick aggregate concrete. Heliyon. 5. e01926. 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01926.
2018:
  • Mechanical properties of brick aggregate concrete containing rice husk ash as a partial replacement of cement. Md. Abu Noaman, Md. Nazrul Islam, Md. Rakibul Islam, Md. Rezaul Karim. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 30(6): 04018086-1 to 04018086 -10, 2018.

2017:

  • Acid and Sulfate Resistance of Alkali-Activated Ternary Blended Composite Binder. MM Hossain, MR Karim, MFM Zain. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 30 (2), 04017276-1 to 04017276-13, 2017.
  • M.R. Karim, M.M. Hossain, M.F.M. Zain, M. Jamil and F.C Lai 2017. Durability properties of a non-cement binder made up of pozzolans with sodium hydroxide.Construction and Building Materials. 38(1):174-184.

2016:

  • M. Jamil, M.N.N. Khan, M.R. Karim, A.B.M.A. Kaish, M.F.M. Zain 2016. Physical and chemical contributions of Rice Husk Ash on the properties of mortar. Construction and Building Materials. 128 (2016) 185–198.
  • Khan, M.N.N., Jamil, M., Karim, M.R. Kaish, A.B.M.A. and Zain, M.F.M. 2016. Effect of Pozzolanic Materials on the Strength and Microstructure Development of Mortar, KSCE- Journal of Civil Engineering, pp 1-11.
  • M. M. Hossain, M. R. Karim, M. M. Hasan, M. K. Hossain ; M. F. M. Zain, 2016″Durability of Mortar and Concrete Made up of Pozzolans as a Partial Replacement of Cement: A Review”. Construction and Building Materials, pp. 128-140

2015:

  • Hossain, M.K, Rashid M.A., Karim, M.R. 2015. Effect of cement content and size of coarse aggregate on the strength of brick aggregate concrete. DUET Journal, 2 (2) 20-24.
  • Zain, M.F.M., Karim, M.R, Islam, M.N., Hossain, M.M, Jamil, M, Al-Mattarneh.H 2015. Prediction of Strength and Slump of Silica Fume Incorporated High-Performance Concrete. Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 8 (3), 264-277, (SCOPUS Indexed Journal)
  • Hossain, M.M, Karim, M.R., Hossain, M.K, Islam, M.N, Zain, M.F.M. 2015. Durability properties mortar and concrete containing alkali-activated binder with pozzolans: A riview. Construction and Building Materials. 93 (2015) 95–109.. (ISI and SCOPUS Indexed Journal). Impact Factor 2.26, Five years Impact Factor 2.76.
  • Karim, M.R, Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai, F.C., 2015. Development of a Zero-cement binder using slag, fly ash and rice husk ash with chemical activator.Journal of Adnaces in Materials Science and Engineering. 2015: 1-14 (SCOPUS and ISI Indexed Journal)

2014:

  • Md. Rezaul Karim, Md. Maruf Hossain, Mohammad Nabi Newaz Khan, Muhammad Fauzi Mohd Zain, Maslina Jamil and Fook Chuan Lai. On the Utilization of Pozzolanic Wastes as an Alternative Resource of Cement.Materials, 2014, 7, 7809-7827, (ISI and SCOPUS Indexed Journal) Impact Factor: 1.879 (2013); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.947 (2013).
  • Hossain, M.M., Karim, M.R., Islam, M.A. and Zain, M.F.M. 2014 Crack Chronology of Reinforced Concrete Beam under Impact Loading. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 21 (9): 1663-1669, 2014. (ISI and SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Khan, M.N.N., Jamil, M., Karim, M.R. and Zain, M.F.M. 2014. Strength and Durability of Mortar and Concrete Containing Rice Husk Ash: A Review.  World Applied Sciences Journal 32 (5): 752-765, 2014 (ISI and SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Khan, M.N.N., Jamil, M., Kaish, A.B.M.A. Zain, M.F.M. and Karim, M.R. 2014. An Experimental Study on the Strength of Mortar due to Filler Effect of Pozzolanic Materials. International Journal of Advanced Structures and Geotechnical Engineering Vol. 03, No. 02, Apr 2014.

2013:

  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., & Lai, F.C. 2013. Fabrication of a non-cement binder using slag, palm oil fuel ash and rice husk ash with sodium hydroxide. Construction and Building Materials. 49(2013):894-902. (ISI and SCOPUS Indexed Journal). Impact Factor 1.83, Five years Impact Factor 2.13.
  • Lai, F.C., Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M. & Jamil. M. 2013. Production yield, fineness and strength of cement as influenced by strength enhancing additives. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 7(4):253-259 (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).

2012:

  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2012. Strength of mortar and concrete as influence by rice husk ash: A Review. World Applied Sciences Journal. 19(10):1501-1513. (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M. & Lai, F.C. 2012. An experimental study on utilization of slag and fly ash as an alternative cementitious binder. Journal of Asian Scientific Research. 2(11):620-625.

2011:

  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai, F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Use of wastes in construction industries as an energy saving approach. Energy Procedia.12(2011): 915-919. (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Karim, M.R. & Zain, M.F.M. 2011. Influences of slag and slag cement on the strength of sustainable concrete. Advanced Materials Research. 383-390 (Nov): 3410-3415. (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Strength development of mortar and concrete containing fly ash: A review. International Journal of the Physical Sciences. 6(17): 4137-4153. (ISI and SCOPUS Indexed Journal). Impact Factor 0.56, Five years Impact Factor 0.53 in 2011.
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai, F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Energy consumption in cement and concrete, and role of wastes in it: A review.  World Applied Sciences Journal. 13(9):1959-1966. (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Strength of concrete as influence by palm oil fuel ash. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences.5(5): 990-997 (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai, F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Necessity and opportunity of sustainable concrete from Malaysia’s wastes materials.Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 5(5): 998-1006 (SCOPUS Indexed Journal).

Conferences:

2015:

  • Robiul Islam, Monjurul Hasan, Rezaul Karim, M. F. M. Zain 2015. Properties of Fly Ash Brick Prepared in Local Environment of Bangladesh, Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Building Materials, Bangkok, Thailand, December, 17-18, 2015 pp. 2506-2510.
  • Hossain. M, Karim M. R., Zain M.F.M 2015. Strength of an Alkali-activated Binder as Influenced by Molar Concentration of Sodium Hydroxide, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Innovation in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (IICSD-2015) at DUET, Gazipur, Bangladesh, pp. 93-97.
  • Hasan A., Islam M. N., Karim M. R., Habib M. Z.,Wahid M. F 2015. Properties of Concrete Containing Recycled Plastic as Coarse Aggregate, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Innovation in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (IICSD-2015) at DUET, Gazipur, Bangladesh pp. 157-162.

2014:

  • Rahman. R, Miah K., Karim M. R., Mian. M.J. 2014. Effect of specimen sizes cylinder on the compressive strength of concrete. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering 2014 (ICACE-2014) at CUET, Chittagong, Bangladesh. pp. 615-620
  • Hasan. Z, Karim M. R. Hossain M.M. 2014. An Investigation on the Causes of Flooding in Sirajganj Town Using 2D Hydrodynamic Model. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering 2014 (ICACE-2014) at CUET, Chittagong, Bangladesh. pp. 1120-1124
  • Hossain M. M., Zain M. F. M., Karim M. R. 2014. Durability of Sustainable binder made from pozzolans with chemical activators. Proceedings of  International Conference on Green Technology and Ecosystem for Global Sustainable Development 2014, Putrajaya, Malaysia, 24-25 Nov 2014, pp. 16.

2013:

  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M. & Lai, F.C. 2013. Experimental study on performance of slag as an alternative cementitious binder. International Conference on Concrete Sustainability, May 27-29, 2013, Tokyo, Japan. pp.132-138.

2012:

  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M. & Lai, F.C. 2012. Necessity of sustainable binder for sustainable concrete. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Concrete Engineering and Technology, 12-13 Jun. 2012, Putrajaya, Malaysia. pp. 108-112.
  • Kaish, A.B.M.A, Jamil, M.,  Zain, M.F.M., & Karim, M.R., 2012. Prospects of using agro-industrial waste ashes as partial replacement of clinker in cement industries of Bangladesh. Proceedings of International Conference on Industrial Waste Management and Process Efficiency, 12-14 Nov, 2012. Department of Civil Engineering, DUET, Gazipur, Bangladesh. pp. 205-211.

2011:

  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai, F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Sustainable concrete from Malaysia’s industrial by-product and biogenic wastes. Proceedings of International Building and Infrastructure Technology Conference, 7-8 Jun 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Malaysia. pp. 28-29.
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M., Lai, F.C. & Islam, M.N. 2011. Towards utilization of Malaysia’s biogenic wastes in cement industries. Proceedings of 5th Global Fuels Conference and Exhibitions, 12-13 Apr 2011. Kuala Lumpur, pp. 2.1-2.7.
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M., Jamil, M. & Lai, F.C. 2011. Significance of waste materials in sustainable concrete and sustainable development. Proceedings of International Conference on Biotechnology and Environment Management. 16-18 Sep 2011. IPCBEE Vol 18 (2011) IACSIT Press, Singapore. pp. 43-47.
  • Karim, M.R., Zain, M.F.M. Jamil, M. & Lai, F.C.  2011. An investigation on alternative cementitious binder from Malaysia’s waste materials. Proceedings of Regional Engineering Postgraduate Conference (EPC), 4-5 Oct 2011, Puri Pujangga UKM, Malaysia. pp. 50-51.
Research or other Academic ProjectExperience “Development of mix design procedure for brick aggregate concrete” ongoing project under HEQEP, UGC of Bangladesh.
Other Profile
(Reviewer, chair, co-chair, editor, associate editor of journal or conferences or books)

Reviewer in International Journals

Name of Journal Topic of Paper
Construction and Building Materials Comparing different rutting specification parameters using high temperature characteristics of rubber-modified asphalt binders
The use of plastic waste as fine aggregate in the self-compacting mortars: effect on physical and mechanical properties
Arabian Journal of Chemistry Liquid phase sintering of nano silicon carbide prepared from gyptian rice husk ash waste.
British Journal of Applied Science and Technology Experimental production of sustainable lightweight concrete for structural uses.
Journal of Civil Engineering and Construction Technology Compressive strength characteristics of cement mortar containing lime and termite mound.
Scientific Research and Essays The influence of clinoptilolite replacement on the durability of cement mortars
An experimental study of some mechanical and sulfate resistance properties of the concretes containing Class F and Class C fly ashes
Journal of Applied Physical Science International Prediction of compressive strength of oil soaked concrete
Journal of Scientific Research and Reports Quantifying the influence of ammonium nitrate attack on mechanical and physical properties of cement mortars
  • Served as Editor (Member of Editorial Board) in Journal of Building Materials and Structures
  • Performed duties as a secretary in International Conference on Recent Innovation in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development, which was Held on 11-13 December, 2015.
  • Served as a secretary in International Conference on Engineering and Built Environment, Held on 6-7 November, 2012. 

Extra Academic Activities:

  • Acted as secretary in Postgraduate Student’s Committee in University Kebangsaan Malaysia 2011-2012.
  • Served as President in Student Association in University Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2011.
  • Acted as a member of “Student Welfare Association” of Dr. F.R Khan Hall’ of DUET in 2001.
  • Acted as a Convener of “Civil Engineering Students Association” of DUET in 2000