Dr. Md. Sharafat Hossain

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

Ph.D. in Electrical Electronics and System Engineering (UKM, Malaysia), M.Sc. &  B.Sc. (BUET, Bangladesh).

Office Address: Room # 226, Old Academic Building

PABX: 49274034-53  Extn: 3037

Phone: 01914878244

E-mail: sharafat@duet.ac.bd Send Email

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E-mail: sharafat57 at gmail.com

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Degree University Year Discipline
Ph.D. University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia 2013 Electrical Electronics and System Engineering
M.Sc. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh 2008 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
B.Sc. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh 2004 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Undergraduate Courses
  • Electronics-I (EEE-2501)
  • Electronics-II (EEE-3501)
  • Digital Electronics (EEE-3601)
Post-Graduate Courses
  • Electronics of Solids (EEE-6702)
  • Solar Cell Operation and Technology (EEE-6707)
Name Topic
Field of Specialization Solar cells and novel PV materials: Thin Film Solar Cells (CdTe, CIGS, CZTS)
Research Interest Renewable Energy:Solar photovoltaic energy applications
Year & Duration Designation Scope of Works Company/Institute/University
August 31, 2016 ~ Present Professor, Dept. of EEE Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
Nov 02, 2014 ~ August 30, 2016 Associate Professor, Dept. of EEE Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
September 22, 2008 ~ November 01, 2014 Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
November 30, 2006 ~ September 21, 2008 Lecturer, Dept. of EEE Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
April 2006 ~ November 2006 Lecturer, Dept. of EEE Teaching and Research Ahsanullah University of science and Technology, Dhaka
April 2005 ~ March 2006 Telecom Engineer, Dept. of Network Switching System TM International (Bangladesh) Limited (AKTEL) company.
January 2005 ~ March 2005 Assistant Maintenance Engineer Institute of information and communication Technology, BUET, Dhaka
September 2004 ~ December 2004 Lecturer, Dept. of CSE Teaching and Research State University of Bangladesh, 77, Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi,  Dhaka
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Journal Publications
  • M.Y. Ali, M.A. Abedin, M.S. Hossain, E.S. Hossain, “Optimization of monoclinic Cu2SnS3 (CTS) thin film solar cell performances through numerical analysis”, Chalcogenide Letters, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 85–98, February 2020.
  • Mohammad Sharafat Hossain, Kazi Sajedur Rahman, Mohammad Rezaul Karim, Mohammed Omer Aijaz, Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Ali Shar, Halina Misran, Nowshad Amin, “Impact of CdTe thin film thickness in ZnxCd1−xS/CdTe solar cell by RF sputtering”, Solar Energy, vol. 180, pp. 559-566, 2019.
  • Suman Chowdhury, Md Azizul Huq, Md Sajjadul Alam, M. Mazharul, Md Sharafat Hossain, “Evaluation of power performance of PV module using modified perturb and observe MPPT algorithm”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Resources, vol. 9, pp. 6-9, 2019.
  • M.A. Islam, K.S. Rahman, H. Misran, N. Asim, M.S. Hossain, M. Akhtaruzzaman, N. Amin, “High mobility and transparent ZTO ETM prepared by RF reactive cosputtering for perovskite solar cell application”, Results in Physics, vol. 14, pp. 10518(1)-10518(7), 2019.
  • M.S. Hossain, K.S. Rahman, M.A. Islam, M. Akhtaruzzaman, H. Misran, M.A. Alghoul, N. Amin,“ Growth optimization of ZnxCd1-xS films on ITO and FTO coated glass for alternative buffer application in CdTe thin film solar cells”, Optical Materials, vol. 86, pp. 270-277, 2018.
  • M.S. Hossain, M. Mazharul and R. Ahmed, “High efficiency cigs solar cell with ZnxCd1-xS window layer”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Resources, vol. 6, pp. 24-30, 2016.
  • Mohammad Salim, Md. Shahadat Hussain Chowdhury, M.S. Hossain, M. A. Islam,“A Micro-review on Prospects and Challenges of Perovskites Materials in Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Solar Cells Applications”, Digest Journal Nanomaterials and Biostructure, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1289–1302, December 2015.
  • M.A. Islam, F. Haque, K.S. Rahman, N. Dhar, M.S. Hossain, Y. Sulaiman, N. Amin, “Effect of oxidation on structural, optical and electrical properties of CdS thin films grown by sputtering”, Optik – International Journal for Light and Electron Optics,vol. 126, no. 21, pp. 3177–3180, November 2015.
  • M.S. Hossain, M. Muinand N. Amin, “Numerical Modeling of ZnxCd1-xS/ZnxCd1-xTe Solar Cells by AMPS-1D”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Resources, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1-7, June 2015.
  • Ruan Mahmud Shams, Md. Sharafat Hossain, “Analytical Comparative Study of Efficiencies Among Mono-Crystalline, Poly- Crystalline and Thin Film (CdTe, CIGS) Solar Cell Using Fill Factor Calculation Method”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology,vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 191-193, 2015.
  • M. A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, K. S. Rahman, F. Haque, M. Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian, Nowshad Amin, Enhancement of Optical Properties of Cds Thin Films Prepared From Sputtering Technique: Effect of Thermal Annealing. Australian Journal of Basic and App.Sc.,vol. 8, no. 19, pp. 284-287, 2014.
  • Md. Sharafat Hossain, Ruhan Mahmud Shams, Mst. RubinaAktar, “Perspective of Biodiesel & Solar PV as a Combined Renewable Energy System for Rural Electrification Using HOMER”,International Journal of Research in Engineering and Tech.,vol. 3, no. 11, pp. 494-494, . 2014.
  • M.S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, M. M. Aliyu, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin, “Growth Optimization of ZnxCd1-xS Thin Films by RF Magnetron Co-Sputtering for Solar Cell Applications”,Thin Solid Films,vol: 548, pp. 202-209, 2013.
  • M.S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, M. M. Aliyu, P. Chelvanathan, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Effect of Annealing on the Properties of ZnxCd1-xS. Thin Film Growth by RF Magnetron Co-sputtering”,Energy Procedia, vol. 33, pp. 214-222, 2013.
  • Md. Sharafat Hossain, Mahmud Abdul Matin, Mohammad Aminul Islam, Mohammad MannirAliyu, TakhirRazykov, KamaruzzamanSopian and NowshadAmin,“TowardsUltra-Thin and High EfficiencyZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Solar Cell by AMPS 1D,The Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology III,vol. 622-623, pp. 1183-1187, 2013.
  • M.A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M. M. Aliyu, M. R. Karim, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Effect of CdCl2 Treatment on Structural and Electronic Property of CdTe Thin Films Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering”Thin Solid Films, vol. 546, pp. 367-374, 2013.
  • M.A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, P. Chelvanathan, M.R. Karim, K. Sopian, N. Amin,“Comparison of structural and optical properties of CdS thin films grown by CSVT, CBD and sputtering techniques”,Energy Procedia,vol. 33, pp. 203-213, 2013.
  • M. A. Islam, Sharafat Hossain, Nowshad Amin, M. MannirAliyu, Yusuf Sulaiman and KamaruzzamanSopian, Investigation for Optimum Structure of CdS:O/CdTe Solar Cell from Numerical Analysis. The Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology III,vol. 622-623, pp. 1194-1198, 2013.
  • M. A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M. M. Aliyu, M. R. Karim, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of In Doped CdS Thin-Films Prepared from Co-Sputtering Technique”Latest Trends in Renewable Energy and Environmental Informatics, ISBN: 978-1-61804-175-3; pp. 155-160, 2013.
  • M.A. Islam, Q. Huda, M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Quality Improvement of 1 µm Thick CdTe Absorber Layers Grown by Magnetron Sputtering for Solar Cell Application”Current Applied Physics,vol. 13, pp. S115-S121, 2013.
  • N. Dhar, M. M. Aliyu, M. S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, K. Sopian, N. Amin,“Significance of Substrates and Buffer Layers In CdTe Thin Film Solar Cell Fabrication”,  Journal of Asian Scientific Research,vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 680-685, 2013.
  • M. S. Hossain, N. Amin, M. M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, T. Razykov, M. R. Karimand K. Sopian, “Investigation of Buffer Layers, Front and Back Contacts for ZnxCd1-xS/CdTePhotovoltaic”,International Journal of Renewable Energy Resources,vol. 2, pp. 52-57, 2012.
  • JamilahHusna, RadhwaHamzah, M. MannirAliyu, M. Aminul Islam, M. Sharafat Hossain, M.R. Karim, P. Chelvanathan and Nowshad Amin, “Influence of Annealing Temperature on the Properties of ZnO Thin Films Grown by Sputtering”, Energy procedia, vol. 25, pp. 55-61, 2012.
  • Md. Sharafat Hossain, Nowshad Amin and TakhirRazykov,“Prospects of Back Contacts with Back Surface Fields in high efficiency ZnxCd1-xS /CdTe Solar Cells from Numerical Modeling”,Chalcogenide Letters,vol. 8, no. 3, pp.187-198, 2011.
  • M.S. Hossain, N. Amin, M.A. Matin, M. M. Aliyu, T. Razykov and K. Sopian,“Numerical study on the prospects of high efficiency ultra thin ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Solar Cells”,Chalcogenide Letters,vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 263-278, 2011.
  • M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, M.A. Islam, M.R. Karim, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Effect of different BSR in front and back contacts for ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe solar cell”,International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 350-355, 2011.
  • Md. Sharafat Hossain and Nowshad Amin. 2011,“ECG Compression Using Subband Thresholding of the Wavelet Co-efficients”,Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences,vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 739-749, 2011.
  • M. Sharafat Hossain, “ECG Compression Using Energy Compaction Based Thresholding of the Wavelet Coefficients”,DUET Journal,vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 14-18, 2011.
  • M. SharafatHossain,“One Dimensional Signal Compression Using an Effective Thresholding Technique Through Wavelet Transform”, Journal of Sci. and. Tech., ISSN: 1994-0386, vol: 8, pp. 227-234, 2010.
Conference Proceedings
  • Maitry Dey, N. K. Das, A. K. Sengupta, Mrinmoy Dey, M. S. Hossain, M. A. Matin and N. Amin, “Deposition of CdS Thin Film by Thermal Evaporation”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Engineering (ECCE), February 2019, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
  • M.S. Hossain, N.A. Khan, M.Akhtaruzzaman, A.R.M. Alamoud and N. Amin, “Fabrication and Characterization of ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells on ITO and FTO Coated Glass Substrates”, Paper (Abstract no: CIS-O-25) presented in 25th International Photovoltaic Science andEngineering Conference2015 and Global Photovoltaic Conference 2015(GPVC 2015), BEXCO Busan, Korea, November 2015.
  • M.S. Hossain,M.A. Islam, A.M. Ali, M. Aghaei, M.M. Alam, A.R.M. Alamoud, K. Sopian, and N. Amin, “Effect of Substrate Temperature on ZnxCd1-xS Thin Film Growth by RF Magnetron Sputtering” Proceedings of the 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg,Germany, ISBN.  3-936338-39-6, pp. 1336–1338, 14-18 September.2015.
  • Md. Muin Uddin, M.S. Hossain, and N. Amin, “Study on the Prospects of Sb2Te3 Back Surface Field in ZnCdS/ZnCdTe Thin Film Solar Cell” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Electrical Information and Communication Technology (EICT2015), Khulna, Bangladesh, November 10-12, 2015.
  • M.S.Hossain,M. Muin andM.A. Matin, “High Efficiency and Ultra Thin ZnxCd1-xS/ZnCdTe Solar Cell With Cu2Te BSF”, 1st National Conference on Electrical & Communication Engineering and Renewable Energy, CUET, Bangladesh, pp. 108-111, 27 November, 2014.
  • Q. Huda, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M.R. Karim, M.A.M. Bhuiyan, K. Sopian, N. Amin. CdZnTe Thin Films Growth by RF Sputtering for CdTe Solar Cells. Proceedings at39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC)., Florida, USA, pp. 3480-3483, June 16-21, 2013.
  • M.A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M. M.Aliyu, Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Comparative study of ZnS thin films grown by chemical bath deposition and magnetron sputtering” Proceedings at 20127th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (ICECE 2012), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 20-22, 2012.
  • M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, M.A. Islam, K. Sopian, M.R. Karim and N. Amin,“Prospects of ZnxCd1-xS Window Layer in CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells from Numerical Analysis”,Proceedings in 2nd IEEE International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology (ICDRET 2012), Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 4-7, January 5-7, 2012.
  • M.S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, M. M. Aliyu, S. H. Zaidi, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“An Analysis on Structural and Optical Properties of ZnxCd1-xS Thin Film Deposited By RF Magnetron Sputtering”Proceedings in 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Austin, Texas, USA, pp. 156-159, 3-8 June, 2012.
  • M.S. Hossain, M.A. Islam, Q. Huda, M.M. Aliyu, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Growth of High Quality ZnxCd1-xS Thin Film Window Layers by RF Magnetron Sputtering”,Proceedings in 22nd International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC 22), Hangzhou, China, November 5-9, 2012.
  • Md. Sharafat Hossain, Mahmud Abdul Matin, Mohammad Aminul Islam, Mohammad MannirAliyu, TakhirRazykov, KamaruzzamanSopian and Nowshad Amin,“Towards Ultra Thin and High EfficiencyZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Solar Cell by AMPS 1D”, Paper (Paper id: 10007),presented in2012 International Conference on Power and Energy Engineering (ICPEE 2012), Phuket Island, Thailand,September 1-2, 2012.
  • M.S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, M. M. Aliyu, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin, “High quality ZnxCd1-xS thin film growth by RF Magnetron Sputtering”, Paper (Abstract no: EAP 0022, A20120313-0022),presented in2nd International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE 2012), Jeju, Korea,September 16-19, 2012.
  • M. S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, M. M. Aliyu, P. Chelvanathan, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Effect of Annealing on the Properties of ZnxCd1-xS. Thin Film Growth by RF Magnetron Co-sputtering”Paper presented (Abstract no: PO-197) inPV Asia Pacific 2012 (PVAP 2012), October 22-25, Singapore, 2012.
  • Mannir M. Aliyu, Sharafat Hossain, Aminul Islam, N. R. Hamzah, KamaruzzamanSopian, Nowshad Amin,“Evaluation of the Effects and Impacts of the CdSTe Interlayer in CdS/CdTe Solar Cells Through Modeling and Simulations”,Proceedings in 2nd IEEE International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology (ICDRET 2012), Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 1-5, January 5-7, 2012.
  • M. M. Aliyu, S. Hossain, J. Husna, N. Dhar, M. Q. Huda, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“High Quality Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) Film Growth by Controlling Pressure in RF Magnetron Sputtering”,Proceedings in 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Austin, Texas, USA, pp. 2009-2013, 3-8 June, 2012.
  • M. A. Islam, M. S. Hossain, M. M. Aliyu, J. Husna, M. R. Karim, K. Sopian and N. Amin.Effects of Thermal Annealing on Structural and Optical Properties of Sputtered CdS Thin Films for Photovoltaic Application. 2012, Proceedings in 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Austin, Texas, USA, pp. 151-155, 3-8 June, 2012.
  • M. M. Aliyu, M.S. Hossain, M. A. Islam, J. Husna, N. Dhar, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Effect of Annealing on the Optical and Electrical Properties of ITO Films Grown by RF Magnetron Sputtering”,Paper presented (Presentation Code: MoP023) in International Union of Material Research Society-International Conference in Asia 2012 (IUMRS-ICA 2012), August 26-31, Busan, Korea, 2012.
  • M. A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M. M. Aliyu, M. R. Karim, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin, “Effect of CdCl2 Treatment in Quality Improvement of CdTe Thin Films Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering”,Paper presented(Presentation Code: TuP500, Paper No.: P_16_1198) inInternational Union of Material Research Society-International Conference in Asia 2012 (IUMRS-ICA 2012), August 26-31, Busan, Korea, 2012.
  • M. A. Islam, Shrarafat Hossain, Nowshad Amin, M. MannirAliyu, Yusuf Sulaiman and KamaruzzamanSopian,“Investigation for Optimum Structure of CdS:O/CdTe Solar Cell from Numerical Analysis”,Paper (Paper id: 10024) presented in2012 International Conference on Power and Energy Engineering (ICPEE 2012), September 1-2, Phuket Island, Thailand, 2012.
  • M.A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Quality Improvement of 1 µm Thick CdTe Absorber Layers Grown by Magnetron Sputtering for Solar Cell Application”,Paper (Abstract no: A20120326-0068) presented in 2nd International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE 2012), September 16-19, Jeju, Korea, 2012.
  • M. M. Aliyu, M.S. Hossain, M.A. Matin, K. Sopian and N. Amin,“Influence of Anneal Temperature on the Optical and Electrical Properties of ITO Films Grown by RF Magnetron Sputtering”,Paper (Abstract no: A20120331-0528) presented in2nd International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE 2012), September 16-19, Jeju, Korea, 2012.
  • M.A. Islam, M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, P. Chelvanathan, M.R. Karim, K. Sopian, N. Amin,“Comparison of structural and optical properties of CdS thin films grown by CSVT, CBD and sputtering techniques”,Paper presented (Abstract no: PO-198) inPV Asia Pacific 2012 (PVAP 2012), October 22-25, Singapore, 2012.
  • M.A. Islam, S. Hossain, M. M. Aliyu, J. Husna, Q.Huda, K. Sopian, N. Amin. Growth of wide bandgap CdS thin films as window layers of ultra thinCdTe solar cells”,Proceedings in 22nd Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC 22), November 5-9, Hangzhou, China, 2012.
  • M. M. Aliyu, M. S. Hossain, Q. Huda, A. Islam, K. Sopian, N. Amin,“Fabrication of Ultra Thin (<1 µm) CdTe Films by RF Sputtering for CdTe Solar Cells”, Proceedings in 22nd Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC 22), November 5-9, 2012, Hangzhou, China, 2012.
  • Md. Sharafat Hossain, Nowshad Amin, M. M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, T. Razykov and K. Sopian,“ZnxCd1-xS as prospective window layer in CdTe thin film solar cells from Numerical analysis”,Proceedings in 37thIEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Seattle, Washington, USA, pp. 1223-1228, 19-24 June, 2011.
  • M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, T. Razykov, K. Sopian, N. Amin,“Numerical Analysis on ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Solar Cells with Different Buffer Layers, Front and Back Contacts”,Proceedings in IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nanoelectronics (RSM2011), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia,pp. 60-64, 28-30 September, 2011.
  • M.S. Hossain, N. Amin, N.R. Hamza, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, T. Razykov and K. Sopian, “Investigation of Different Buffer Layers, Front and Back Contacts for ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Photovoltaic”,Proceedings inIEEE First Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,pp. 237-241, 27-29 June, 2011.
  • M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, T. Razykov, K. Sopian, N. Amin,“Towards Ultra Thin and High Efficiency ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Solar Cell”, Proceedings in Regional Engineering Postgraduate Conference (EPC), UKM, Malaysia, 4-5 October, 2011.
  • M. Sharafat Hossain, Tareq Aziz and M. A. Haque, “ECG Compression Using Multilevel Thresholding of Wavelet Coefficients” Proceedings in Fourth IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP 2008): Sydney, Australia, pp. 321-326.15-18 December 2008.
Topic Info
Supervisions
  • Philosophical Doctorate (Ph.D):  One student
  • Post-Graduate Supervision (Completed): 
    M.Sc. Engg.: (i) Two student already completed the degree, (ii) Four students under supervision.
    M. Engg.: (i) Four students already completed (ii) Six students under
  • Undergraduate Supervision:  Currently 12 students.
Project
Experience
  • UGC Projects Conducted as a Project Director
    Memo number:dhaproprobi/poa(goush)/2014-15/397
    Project Title: Design a Micro Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic Plant and Energy Distribution for Rural Area in Bangladesh.
    Status:Proceeding
Reviewer
  • Optical Materials
  • Biomedical Signal Processing and Control
  • International Journal of Renewable Energy and Resources