Dr. Mohd. Rafiqul Alam Beg


Department of Mechanical Engineering

Joined: 27 March, 1984

PhD Thesis: Experimental Investigations on the Performance of an Internal Combustion Engine with Ceramic Coating on Parts of the Combustion Chamber.

M.Sc. Engg. Thesis: Effect of Mixing on the Performance of a Single Cylinder Duel Fuel Diesel Engine

Department Mechanical Engineering
Designation Professor
Education PhD: India
M.Sc Engg.: BUET
B.Sc. Engg.: ECR (RU)
Field of Specialization ** Thermodynamics specially on I.C Engine
**Semi-Adiabatic I.C Engine
**Use of ceramics in I.C Engine
**Use of Alternative fuels in ceramic coated diesel Engine
**Combustion behavior and pollution control of ceramic coated diesel Engine
Positions Held Professor: 29/06/2000 to date
Associate Professor: 07/02/1999 to 28/06/2000
Assistant Professor: 08/11/1987 to 06/02/1999
Lecturer: 27/03/1984 to 07/11/1987

Factory Manager: Shikha Industry Limited, Rajshahi
(01/04/1982 to 15/02/1984)
Professional Leadership **Dean: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, RUET
(22/05/2008 to 22/05/2010)

**Head: Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, RUET (17/09/1998 to 16/09/2000; 27/03/2006 to 26/03/2008; 25/09/2008 to 03/02/2009; 15/04/2010 to 24/10/2010 Dept. of Industrial & Production Engineering, RUET (In-Charge) (27/03/2006 to 18/03/2008)

**Registrar (In-charge): Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Rajshahi (Now RUET) (01/01/1998 to 10/09/1998)

**Director: Research & Extension, RUET (29/03/2007 to 05/04/2009)

**Treasurer: Students Welfare, RUET (07/05/1992 to 12/07/1993)

**Member: Accommodation Committee, RUET (12/05/1992 to 15/06/1993)
Planning & Development Committee, RUET (27/02/2012 to date)

**Provost: Shahid President Ziaur Rahman Hall, RUET (02/07/2006 to 28/03/2009)
Shahid Lieutenant Selim Hall, RUET (10/04/1991 to 24/11/1991)
Research Activities ** Worked as a research scholar from 1993 to 1997 in the Heat Power Lab of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

** Worked in the following projects sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education, Govt. of India at ME dept. of Jadavpur University, India

Project 1: Development of Ceramic Coated Diesel Engine Using Methanol/Vegetable Oil as Alternate Automobile Fuels (Cost of Project was Rs. 13.20 Lakhs)

Project 2: Automobile Fuels (Cost of Project was Rs.13.20 Lakhs)

** Helped to guide the following B. Tech and M. Tech Thesises at ME dept. of Jadavpur University, Kolkata and IIT, Kharagpur, India

Jadavpur University:

1. Experimental Investigation on the Performance and Exhaust Emissions of a Low Heat Rejection Engine in the year 1996 (M. Tech. Thesis)
2. Performance and Emission Characteristics of a Compression Ignition Engine Using Linseed Oil as Alternative Fuels in the year 1996 (M. Tech. Thesis)

IIT, Kharagpur:

1. Performance and Emissions Characteristics of a Diesel Engine Using Ceramic Coated Piston in the year 1996 (M. Tech Thesis)
2. Performance and Emissions Characteristics of Ricardo Engine Using Ceramic Coating on the Piston Crown in the year 1997 (M. Tech. Thesis)
3. The Effects of Ceramic Coatings on Diesel Engine Performance & Exhaust Emissions in the year 1995 (B. Tech. Thesis)
4. Use of Vegetable Oil as a Fuel in Diesel Engine in the year 1996 (B. Tech. Thesis)
Teaching UG: Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Automobile, etc.
PG: Fuels & Combustion, Renewable Energy and other topic in the specialization
Scholarship Indian Council for Cultural Relations (Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India) Scholarship from 1993 to 1997
Professional Membership Fellow (No. F-3677), Institutional of Engineers, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladesh
Parmanent Address Kazla, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Date of Birth 07/01/1959
Mailing Address Prof. Dr. Mohd. Rafiqul Alam Beg
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET)
Rajshahi-6204, Bangladesh

Email: rabeg.meruet@yahoo.com
Phone: +88-0721-750742, Ext-209 (Off.)
Fax: +88-0721-750319
Research Publications International Journal and Transactions: 23 Nos
International Seminar and Symposium: 30 Nos
National Conference and Seminar: 08 Nos
Book Published: 01 Nos
Post Joining Date
Professor 27 March, 1984