Professor Dr. Md. Arefin Kowser

Professor, Department of ME, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur

Ph.D. in Thermal Engg. (Saga, Japan), M.Sc. (BUET, Bangladesh), B.Sc. (DUET, Bangladesh).

Office Address: Room # 407, Old Academic Building

PABX: 49274034-53  Extn: 4039 (Off) & 4040 (Res)

Phone: 01754262832

E-mail: arefin@duet.ac.bd Send Email

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E-mail: nadimduet at yahoo.com

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Degree University Year Discipline
Ph.D. Saitama University, Japan 2010 Applied Mechanics
M.Sc. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology 2006 Applied Mechanics
B.Sc. Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2003 Thermal Engg.
Undergraduate Courses
  • 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
Post-Graduate Courses
  • Advanced Fracture Mechanics
  • Advanced Solid Mechanics
  • Advanced Properties of Materials
  • Advanced Mechanical Material System
  • Advanced Numerical Analysis
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Advanced Conduction & Radiation Heat Transfer
  • Solar Energy
  • Classical Thermodynamics
  • Thermal Environmental Engineering
Name Topic
Field of Specialization Interface Fracture Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Stability of Structures
Research Interest Interface Fracture Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Stability of Structures
Year & Duration Designation Scope of Works Company/Institute/University
08/03/2015 ~ Present Professor, Dept. of ME Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
15/04/2013 ~ 07/03/2015 Associate Professor, Dept. of ME Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
30/11/2006 ~ 18/01/2014 Assistant Professor, Dept. of ME Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
08/02/2004 ~ 29/11/2006 Lecturer, Dept. of ME Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
Type Title
Journal Publications
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Conference Proceedings

International Conferences

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Topic Info
Supervisions
  • Philosophical Doctorate (Ph.D): 01
  • Post-Graduate Supervision (Completed): 10 (Aprox.)
  • Undergraduate Supervision: 40 (Aprox.)
UGC Project
  • Fabrication of continuous flow down draught rice husk Gasifier
  • Development of an energy efficient high speed paddy dryer
  • Fabrication of a Domestic Pump Test Rig
  • Electricity Generation by Using Ocean Wave
  • Design And Construction Of A High Capacity Pump Test Rig
  • Design and Fabrication of a Leaf spring Testing Rig
HEQEP Project Funded by World Bank under UGC
  • E-Teaching Learning Facilities Development in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at DUET.
Number of Post-graduate thesis supervised
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Md. Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan, M. Engineering, project title- “Detection Of Crack Propagation By Low Cycle Fatigue Test of Steel Material At Constant Load”.
Reviewer, Co-Chair
  • Reviewer: International Journal of Renewable Energy Research
  • Co-chair: BSMEICTE-2014, IUT, Bangladesh.