Personal Information of Professor Dr. Md. Arefin Kowser

Name

Dr. Md. Arefin Kowser

Designation

Professor

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Office Address

Building: Old Academic Building
Room#: 407
PABX Ext.: 4039

 

Contact Information

Email at duet.ac.bd: arefin at duet.ac.bd
Alternate Email: nadimduet at yahoo.com
Mobile: 01754262832

Educational Qualifications

Degree University Country Year Field
Ph.D. Saitama Japan 2010 Applied Mechanics
M.Sc. BUET Bangladesh 2006 Applied Mechanics
B.Sc. DUET Bangladesh 2003 Thermal Engg.

Field of Specialization:

Interface Fracture Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Stability of Structures

Research Interest:

Interface Fracture Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Stability of Structures

Career Profile
(Job Profile)

Lecturer: From 08/02/2004 to 29/11/2006
Assistant Professor: From 30/11/2006 to 18/01/2014
Associate Professor: From 15/04/2013 to 07/03/2015
Professor: From 08/03/2015 to Till Now

Courses Taught
(Course Title only)

Undergraduate Level:
ME 2401: Engineering Mechanics,
ME 2403: Mechanics of Solids,
ME 4507: Refrigeration & Air Conditioning,
ME 4503: Heat & Mass Transfer,
ME 4303: Machine Tools and Tool Engineering,
ME 4505: Power Plant Engineering,
ME 3501: Heat Transfer,
ME 2703: Basic Mechanical Engineering ,
ME 2701:Engineering Materials,
ME 2002: Computer Programming-I
ME 1004: Engineering Drawing-II
Masters Level:
Advanced Numerical Analysis
Finite Element Methods
Advanced Conduction & Radiation Heat Transfer
Solar Energy
Classical Thermodynamics
Thermal Environmental Engineering
Ph. D Level:
Advanced Fracture Mechanics
Advanced Solid Mechanics
Advanced Properties of Materials
Advanced Mechanical Material System

Thesis Supervision
(Number of Students)

Ph. D : 01
M.Sc.: 10
B.Sc.: 40

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

International Journal:
2015:
  1. M. A. Kowser, M. H. Islam, “Preparation of a Clamp Sleeve Spare Parts for Crimping Machine Using Low Carbon Steel Material by Heat Treatment Process”, Procedia Engineering (Elsevier), Vol. 105, pp.769-775, 2015.
  2. M. A. Kowser, M. A. Motalleb, Effect of Quenching Medium on Hardness of Carburized Low Carbon Steel for Manufacturing of Spindle Used in Spinning Mill, Procedia Engineering(Elsevier), Vol. 105, pp.814-820, 2015.
  3. D. M. Nuruzzaman, M. A. Chowdhury, M. M. Rahman, M. A. Kowser and B. K. Roy, Experimental investigation on friction coefficient of composite materials sliding against SS 201 and SS 301 counterfaces, Procedia Engineering(Elsevier), Vol. 105, pp.858-864, 2015
  4. U. K. Debnath, M. A. Chowdhury, D. M. Nuruzzaman, M. M. Rahman, B. K. Roy, M. A. Kowser and M. M. Islam “Erosion Characteristics of Teflon under Different Operating Conditions”, Journal of Polymer Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 9,  2015.
  5. M. M. Rahman, M. A. Chowdhury, D. M. Nuruzzaman, M. A. Kowser and B. K. Roy, “ Deposition Rate of Different Roughnesses of Stainless Steels under Different Operating Conditions Using Thermal CVD and Their Tribological Properties, ”, International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering (accepted), 2015.

2014:

  1.  M. A. Kowser, M.T. Islam , M. G. Uddin , T. B. Chakma, M. Z. R. Chowdhury, “Feasibility Study Of Ocean Wave Of The Bay Of Bengal To Generate Electricity As A Renewable Energy With A Proposed Design Of Energy Conversion System”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER),Vol.4, No.2, pp.445-452, 2014.
  2. M. A. Chowdhury, D. M. Nuruzzaman, M. A. Kowser, M. Rahman, B. K. Roy, S. Chakraborty, S. Hossen, I. Uddin and S. Hossain, “Frictional Behavior of Polymers Sliding Against Smooth and Rough Mild Steel Counter Faces”, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 21, pp. 477-486, 2014.
  3. M. A. Kowser, M. H. Islam, “Improvement of Hardness of Low Carbon Steel Used for Clamp Sleeve Spare Part for Crimping Machine by Heat Treatment Process”, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics and Machinery(IJFMM),     Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.1-5, 2014.
  4. M. A. Kowser, M. Mahiuddin, “Determination of Constant Parameters of Copper As Power-Law Hardening Material at Different Test Conditions”, Int. Journal of applied Mechanics and Engineering (De Gruyter), Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 687-698, 2014.
  5. M. A. Kowser, M. Mahiuddin, “Technique for Determining the Constant Parameters of Power-Law Hardening Materials at Different Conditions”, DUET Journal Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 1-8, 2014.
  6. M. A. Chowdhury, D. M. Nuruzzaman, M. A. Kowser, M. M. Rahman, B. K. Roy, S. Chakraborty, M. D. Islam, M. Aktaruzzaman , Nurmohammad, “Sliding Friction of Steel Combinations”, Open Journal of Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 8, pp. 364-369, 2014.
  7. M. A. Awal Sheikh, L. S. Andallah and M. A. Kowser, “A Comparative Study of Finite Difference Scheme for Burger’s Equation”, Gazi University Journal of Science, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp.1045-1052, 2014.
  8. A. M. Ashraful, H. Afroz, M. A. Kowser, H. K. Rashedul and M. M. Rased, “Influence of ambient temperature and Door opening effects on the performance And energy consumption of a household Refrigerator-freezer”, JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Accepted), 2014

2011:

  1. M. A. Kowser, Y. ARAI, W. ARAKI, “Asymptotic Analysis for the Singular Stress Behaviour around an Interface Edge of Dissimilar Power-law Hardening Materials Joint”, Fracture and Strength of Solids VII, Key Engineering Materials (KEM) Journal, Vol. 462-463, pp. 1290-1295, 2011.

2010:

  1. M. A. Kowser, Y. ARAI, W. ARAKI, “An Iteration Method For Singular Fields around An Interface Edge of Elastic/Power-Law Hardening Materials Joint”, Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 1040-1050, 2010.
  2. M. A. Rahman, M. A. Kowser, Inelastic Deformations of Cantilever Stainless Steel Beams of Variable Cross-Section- Experiment And Nonlinear Analysis, An International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics AIMETA(Springer), Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 503-518 , 2010.

2008:

  1. M. A. Rahman, M. A. Kowser, M. T. Siddiqui, Effect of End-Shortening on the Response of a Steel Cantilever Beam with an Opening, Int. Journal of applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 735-751, 2008.

2007:

  1. M. Ashiqur Rahman, M. A. Kowser, Nonlinear Analysis of the Cantilever Shape Memory Alloy Beams of Variable Cross-Section, J.Smart Materials and Structures,Vol.16, No.2, pp.531-540, 2007.
  2. M. Ashiqur Rahman, Md. Tareq Siddiqui, M. A. Kowser, Design And Nonlinear Analysis of a Parabolic Leaf Spring, IEB Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh. Vol. ME 37, pp. 47-51, 2007.

2006:

  1. M. A. Rahman, M. A. Kowser, S. M. M. Hossain, Large Deflection of the Cantilever Steel Beams of Uniform Strength- Experiment and Nonlinear Analysis, Int. J. Theoretical and applied Mechanics, Vol.1, No.1, pp.21-36, 2006.

International Conferences:
2014:

  1. M. A. Kowser, M. H. Islam, “Improvement of Hardness of Low Carbon Steel Used for Clamp Sleeve Spare Part for Crimping Machine by Heat Treatment Process,International Conference On Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering – ACSME 2014, January 04-05, 2014, ISBN: 978-981-07-8859-9 DOI: 10.3850/978-981-07-8859-9_36, pp. 44-48, Bangkok, Thailand.
  2. M. A. Kowser, M.T. Islam , M. G. Uddin , T. B. Chakma, M. Z. R. Chowdhury, “Feasibility Study Of Ocean Wave Of The Bay Of Bengal To Generate Electricity As A Renewable Energy With A Proposed Design Of Energy Conversion System, International Conference on Physics for Energy and Environment, March 06-08, 2014, Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  3. M. A. Kowser, M.T. Islam , M. A. Chowdhury, M. G. Uddin , T. B. Chakma, M. Z. R. Chowdhury, “Performance Measurement of a Newly Proposed Ocean Wave Energy Conversion System, International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB 2014), September 06-07, 2014, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  4. M. Mahiuddin, M. A. Kowser, “Investigation of Stress State Near the Crack Tip of Central Cracks of Copper by Numerical Analysis, 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE 2014), , December 19-21, 2014, IUT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  5. M. A. Kowser, Md. O. F. Sarker, M. K. Khalil, “Enhancement of Heat Transfer by Using Different Types of Fin at Constant Temperature and at Constant Heat Flux, 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE 2014), December 19-21, 2014, IUT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  6. M. A. Kowser, M. H. Islam, “Preparation of a Clamp Sleeve Spare Parts for Crimping Machine Using Low Carbon Steel Material by Heat Treatment Process, 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE 2014), December 19-21, 2014, IUT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  7. M. A. Kowser, M. A. Motalleb, “Effect of Quenching Medium on Hardness of Carburized Low Carbon Steel for Manufacturing of Spindle Used in Spinning Mill, 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE 2014), December 19-21, 2014, IUT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  8. M. A. Kowser, M. T. Islam, M. G. Uddin, T. B. Chakma, “Design and Fabrication of a Proposed Ocean Wave Energy Conversion System with the Analysis of Structural Stability, 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE 2014),December 19-21, 2014, IUT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  9. M. A. Kowser, M. A. Badsha, N. M. L. Huq, M. K. Khalil, H. M. M. Afroz, Z. Hossain, “Fabrication and Performance Test of Continuous Flow down Draught Gasifier for Wood Gasification System, 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE 2014), , December 19-21, 2014, IUT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2013:

  1. M. A. Kowser, M. Mahiuddin, “Technique For Determining the Constant Parameters of Cu as a Power-Law Hardening Material at Different Conditions, International Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation & Education2013 (ICERIE2013), , January 11-13, 2013, SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  1. M. A. Kowser, M. Mahiuddin, “A Technique for determining the Near-tip fields of a crack in a Power- law Hardening Material Using Asymptotic Analysis, International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Material Engineering (ICMIME2013), , November 01-03, 2013, RUET, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

2012:

  1. M. A. Kowser, N. M. L. Huq, H. M. M. Afroz, “Fabrication of continuous flow down draught rice husk gasifier, 5th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, December 21-23, 2012. Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  1. M. A. Kowser, M. Mahiuddin, “Technique For Determining the Constant Parameters of Power-Law Hardening Material by Tensile Test, 6th International Mechanical Engineering Conference and 14 Annual Paper Meet, IEB, September 28-29, 2012. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2010:

  1. M. A. Kowser, Y. ARAI, W. ARAKI, “Asymptotic Analysis for the Singular Stress Behaviour around an Interface Edge of Dissimilar Power-law Hardening Materials Joint, Eight International Conference on Fracture and Strength of Solids (FEOFS), June 07-09, 2010, KualaLumpur, Malaysia.

2009:

  1. M. A. Kowser, Y. ARAI, W. ARAKI “An Iteration Method For Singular Fields around An Interface Edge of Elastic/Power-Law Hardening Materials Joint”, Asian Pacific Conference for Materials and Mechanics 2009 (APCMM2009), November 13-16, 2009, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan.

National Conferences:
2014:

  1. Md. Arefin Kowser, Md.Tarequl Islam , Md. Shahin Mia, Feasibility study of the wave of the Bay of Bengal for the power generation to meet up the power demand as a renewable energy source, ET-17, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Paper Meet, Institution of Bangladesh (IEB), Dhaka, February 07-08, 2014.
  2. Md. Arefin Kowser, Muhammad Hurmutul Islam, Development of a Clamp Sleeve Spare part of Crimping Machine using the local source Carbon Steel Material, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Paper Meet, Institution of Bangladesh (IEB), Dhaka, February 07-08, 2014.
  3. Md. Arefin Kowser, Md. Omar Faroque Sarker, Enhancement of Heat Transfer by Using Different Types of Fin at Constant Temperature, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Paper Meet, Institution of Bangladesh (IEB), HT-02, Dhaka, February 07-08, 2014.
  4. M. M. Rahman, M. A. Kowser, M. K. Khalil, M. Islam, S. Reaza, A. Rahman, A. Islam,R. Alam, S. Rana, Design and Fabrication of Pump test Rig and Performance Analysis of Submersible (Domestic type) Pump, MS-10, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Paper Meet, Institution of Bangladesh (IEB), Dhaka, February 07-08, 2014.
  5. M. A. A. Sheikh, L. S. Andallah and M. A. Kowser, Analytical Solution of Burger’s Equation by Using Cole-Hopf Transformation, FM-13,  Proceedings of the 15th Annual Paper Meet, Institution of Bangladesh (IEB), Dhaka, February 07-08, 2014.
  6. M. A. A. Sheikh, L. S. Andallah and M. A. Kowser, A Comparative Study of Finite Difference Scheme for Burger’s Equation, FM-14, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Paper Meet, Institution of Bangladesh (IEB), Dhaka, February 07-08, 2014.

Book Chapter:
2010:
M. A. Kowser, “Superelastic Shape Memory Alloy Cantilever Beam of Variable X-Section: Nonlinear Theory”, Numerical and Experimental Analysis for Smart Materials and Structures, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8383-8159-6, 2010.

Research or other Academic Project Experience

UGC Projects:

  1. Fabrication of continuous flow down draught rice husk Gasifier
  2. Development of an energy efficient high speed paddy dryer
  3. Fabrication of a Domestic Pump Test Rig
  4. Electricity Generation by Using Ocean Wave
  5. Design And Construction Of A High Capacity Pump Test Rig
  6. Design and Fabrication of a Leaf spring Testing Rig

HEQEP Project Funded by World Bank under UGC :

  1. E-Teaching Learning Facilities Development in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at DUET.

Number of Post-graduate thesis supervised

  1. Muhammad Hurmutul Islam, M. Engineering, project title “Improvement  of Hardness of Low Carbon Steel Used For Clamp Sleeve of Crimping Machine By Heat Treatment Process”, M. Engineering, 29 May, 2014.
  2. Md. Mahiuddin, M. Sc. Engineering, thesis title- “Asymptotic Ananlysis of Near-Tip Fields Around A Crack Between Power-Law Hardening Materials Joint”,  M. Sc. Engineering, 27 October, 2014.
  3. Md. Abdul Motalleb, M. Sc. Engineering, thesis title- “Improvement Of Mechanical Properties Of Low Carbon Steel Used For Manufacturing of Spindle For Jute Mill By Heat Treatment Process”, M. Sc. Engineering, 27 October, 2014.

Following student is expected to defend his Masters Thesis/ Project very soon.

  1. Md. Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan, M. Engineering, project title- “Detection Of Crack Propagation By Low Cycle Fatigue Test of Steel Material At Constant Load”.

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

Reviewer: International Journal of Renewable Energy Research

Co-chair: BSMEICTE-2014, IUT, Bangladesh.