Dr. Md. Nurul Islam

Professor , Head of ME

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Joined: 10 September, 2001

Major Field of Specialization: 

Mechanical Engineering (Material Engineering)


Areas of Research Interest :

Nondestructive evaluation of fatigue life: Nuclear power plant material, Bridge Structure for traffic loading, earthquake loading, Aerospace material (Stainless steel and Aluminum alloys).

Ultrasonic Evaluation:Using SAM, SEM, AFM and high magnification optical microscope.


Evaluation of Ferroelastic Behavior of La-Based Pervoskite such as LaAlO3, LaFeO3, LaGaO3 

Evaluation of Ferroelastic Behavior of Porous LSCF


B.Sc Engineering from Bangladesh Institute of Technology (BIT), Rajshahi, 2000

M.Sc. Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), BANGLADESH, 2002 and Saitama University, JAPAN, 2007.

PhD. from Saitama University, JAPAN, 2010

Postdoctoral Researcher

Saitama University, Japan, From November, 2015 to November, 2017. 



M.N.Islama W.ArakibY.Araib "Mechanical behavior of ferroelastic porous La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3−δ prepared with different pore formers" Ceramics International,

Volume 43, Issue 17, 1 December 2017, Pages 14989-14995


Islam M.N., Arai. Y and Araki W.,  Evaluation of Start of Crack Growth of Nuclear Material (SUS316NG) using Ultrasonic, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 56, pp. 707-712, January (2013). 

M. R. Islam , M.N. Islam, N. N. Mustafi, M.A. Rahim and H. Haniu.,  Thermal recycling of solid tire wastes for alternative liquid fuel: the first commercial step in Bangladesh.Procedia Engineering, Vol. 56, pp. 573-582, January  (2013).


Islam M.N., Arai. Y,  Araki. W., “Initiation of Fatigue Crack Growth in Austenitic Stainless Steel  Detected by Ultrasound: Role of In-plane Orientation”  Material Science and Engineering, A  Vol 556 pp. 309-318, July ( 2012).


Islam M.N., Arai. Y and Araki W., “Effect of plastic strain range on prediction of the onset of crack growth for low cycle fatigue of SUS316NG studied using ultrasonic back reflectionJournal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, March (2010).


Islam M.N., Arai. Y “Ultrasonic back reflection evaluation of crack growth from PSBs in low cycle fatigue of stainless steel under constant load amplitudeMaterial Science and Engineering, A Vol 520 49-55, September (2009). 


Islam M.N., Islam M.N. and Beg, R.A., “Pyrolytic oil from fixed bed pyrolysis of municipal solid waste and its characterization.Renewable energy, Vol. 30 pp 413, March (2005).


Islam M.N., Islam M.N. and Beg, R.A., “The fuel properties of pyrolysis liquid derived from urban solid waste in Bangladesh”. Bio-resource Technology,Vol 92, pp 181, August (2004). 

Islam M.N., Islam M.N. and Beg, R.A., “Fixed bed pyrolysis of scrap tire for liquid fuel production”. International Energy Journal, Vol.5 No. 1, June (2004). 

Islam M.N., Islam M.N. and Beg, R.A., “Fixed bed pyrolysis of waste plastic for alternative fuel production. Journal of Energy & Environment, Vol 3, pp 69, April (2004).


Islam M.R., Islam M.N., Alternative liquid fuel by pyrolysis technology from available biomass solid wastes in Bangladesh. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, IEB, Vol 32, December (2003). 

Post Joining Date
Professor 10 September, 2001