Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed

    Professor

    Contact Information:

    • Office Address: http://www.sust.edu/d/cee/faculty-profile-detail/64
    • Phone: 0821-713491/714479/713850 (EXT 269), 880-01711161075
    • Fax: 88-0821-715257
    • Email: mushtaq_cee@yahoo.com

    Biography:

    Professor Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed is working as a faculty member of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) since February 2001 and the Dean of School of Applied Sciences and Technology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh since December 2019. He served as the Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of SUST (from April 2001 to May 2003 and from June 2015 to June 2018) and the Department of Architecture of SUST (from December 2006 to November, 2008).
    Professor Ahmed took his education in Sylhet Govt. Pilot School, Sylhet, Sylhet Cadet College, Sylhet and Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia. His BSc degree is on Civil Engineering. He took both Masters and PhD degrees on Structural Engineering. Later he took special trainings on ‘Advanced Numerical Modeling’ and ‘Advanced Mechanics’ in Germany and ‘Techniques for Earthquake Resistant Structures’ in India. Besides, he attended several trainings and short courses on structural and environmental issues, international languages, computer applications, use of technical instruments etc.
    As an earthquake specialist, Professor Ahmed’s main field of research is earthquake engineering. Besides, he has research interest on low cost engineering materials, low cost sanitation, rain water harvesting etc. He has about 36 technical research papers published in peer reviewed international journals, about 15 technical papers published in conference proceedings and many popular articles published in souvenir, magazine, newspapers etc. He is the Chief Editor of JERIE and Editor of SUST Journal of Science and technology. He is reviewer of many renowned journals at home and abroad like Springer, Elsevier, IJEE, JESTEC, SUST Studies, IJWREE, JCECT JSSEM etc. He is member of many professional bodies like IEB, BAPA, NITUB, GWP, BES etc. He is a Member of the ‘National Earthquake Preparedness and Awareness Committee’ of Bangladesh since 2010. He was the member secretary of Admission Committee of SUST in 2001 and 2015. He was the Treasurer of Shahjalal University Teachers’ Association (SUTA) in 2016. Besides Bengali, he knows English, Russian, German languages.
    Professor Ahmed has actively participated in many international conferences and workshops. He was involved in organizing conferences, fairs, and seminars like National Conference on Prospects of Environmental Engineering in Bangladesh- 2001, National Mathematical Olympiad- 2002, Housing and Environment Fair-2005, Specialized Seminar on Sustainable Development and Environment Friendly Building Materials- 2010, International Conference on Environmental Technology and Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development- ICETCESD 2011 and ICETCESD 2012, International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation- CERIE 2011, ICERIE 2013 and ICERIE 2017, ICERIE 2019 etc. Recently he organized ICERIE 2021 as the Chair.

    Education:

    • PhD in Technical Sciences (Structural Engineering) from the Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia in 2000. Thesis title: ‘Interaction of frame structures with ground base’.
    • MSc in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) from the Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia in 1996. Result: 1st class with Honors.
    • BS. in Civil Engineering from the Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia in 1994. Result: 1st class with Honors.
    • HSC from Sylhet Cadet College, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Year of passing: 1988. Result: 1st division.
    • SSC from Sylhet Cadet College, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Year of passing: 1986. Result: 1st division.

    Research Interests:

    • Earthquake Engineering
    • Low Cost Engineering Materials
    • Low Cost Sanitation
    • Rain Water Harvesting

    Active Research Project

    1. Principal Investigator (SUST part) of the project – ‘Techniques adoption and formulation of guidelines for sustainable management of Haor and Beel fisheries’ – a combined research project by BARC, SUST, SAU and RU, funded by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), 2018 (on going).
    2. Research Team Member of the project (a GCRF- 'Global Challenges Research Fund' project)– ‘Sustainable Transitions to End Plastic Pollution’, with collaboration of University of Portsmouth, UK and Strathmore University, Kenya, 2020 (on going).

    Previous Research Project

    1. Principle researcher of the project- ‘A Study for the Improvement of the Sanitation Condition of the Low Income Communities of Sylhet City’, funded by ITN Bangladesh, 2001.
    2. Principal researcher of the project – ‘Feasibility Study of Rainwater Harvesting System (RWHS) in Slum Areas as an Alternative Source of Safe Water’- funded by ITN Bangladesh, 2007.
    3. Researcher of the project – ‘Systematic Research on Water Quality Control, Development of Water Treatment Technology and Water Pollution Monitoring’ – funded by SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 2007.
    4. Researcher of the projects – ‘Seismic Hazard and Vulnerability Mapping in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet Cities’– funded by Comprehensive Disaster Management Program (CDMP) of Ministry of Food and Disaster Management, Bangladesh, in collaboration with ADPC- AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008.
    5. Principal Researcher of the projects – ‘Development of Laboratory Based Model for Evaluation of Earthquake Impact on Building’– funded by University Grand Commission, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 2009.
    6. Researcher of the project – ‘Evaluation of Existing Traffic Management System in Sylhet City’, funded by SUST, 2010.
    7. Researcher of the project – ‘Use of Locally Available Bio- material as an Alternative of Coarse Aggregate and Steel in Concrete Column’– funded by University Grand Commission, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 2011.
    8. Co-coordinator of the project – ‘Application of Bamboo and Rattan as the Alternative of Steel in Concrete Beam’– funded by the R&D project (2012-13), Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
    9. Associate Investigator of the project– ‘Mitigation of Climate Change and Environmental Pollution by Bioconversion of Organic Municipal Solid Wastes into Bioresources through Production of Industrially Important Enzymes and Biodiesel’– funded under special allocation (2012-13) of Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
    10. Co-coordinator of the projects – ‘Concrete strengthening using natural fibers’– funded by the R&D project (2014-15), Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
    11. Researcher of the projects – ‘Earthquake vulnerability Assessment in Sylhet City’- funded by Leading University, Sylhet, 2016.
    12. Coordinator of the project– ‘Performance of recycled aggregate concrete as a fully replacement of natural aggregate’– funded by the R&D project (2016-17), Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
    13. Researcher of the project – ‘Performance of concrete beam with truss type reinforcement’- funded by Research Centre, SUST, 2017.
    14. Chief Investigator of the project – ‘Production of lightweight brick using saw dust’ – funded by Research Centre, SUST, 2018.
    15. Co- Investigator of the project – ‘Torsional strength of concrete beams having different reinforcement pattern’ – funded by Research Centre, SUST, 2019.

    External Affiliations:

    • Member of the ‘National Earthquake Preparedness and Awareness Committee’ of Bangladesh since 2010.
    • Fellow of the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) since 2001.
    • Member of Network of Instrument Personnel and User Scientists of Bangladesh (NITUB) since 2005.
    • Member of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) since 2007.
    • Member of Bangladesh Earthquake Society since 2011.
    • Former Head of Shahjalal University Sub-centre of International Training Network for Water Supply and Waste Management (ITN) (wided in 18 developing countries and funded by DANIDA/UNDP/ World Bank).
    • Member of Global Water Partnership (GWP) and Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP) since 2001. Founder Coordinator of ‘Surma River Area Water Partnership’ (SRAWP). SRAWP is an associate forum of GWP and BWP. GWP was founded in 1996 by the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to foster integrated water resource management (IWRM).
    • Coordinator in SUST, SUST- University of Kassel (Germany) joint project ‘ReCEDEE’ and SEANDEE.
    • Former Member of Governing Body of Central Dental College, Sylhet.
    • Dean of School of Applied Sciences and Technology, SUST from March 2016 to July 2016 (In Charge) and from December 2019 to date.
    • Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of SUST from December 2019 to date (In Charge).
    • Former Head of the Department of CEE of SUST from April 2001 to May 2003 (In Charge) and from June 2015 to June 2018.
    • Former Head, Department of Architecture, SUST, Sylhet from December 2006 to November, 2008 and from November 2016 to February 2017 (In Charge).
    • Former Head, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, SUST, Sylhet from March 2016 to July 2016 (In Charge).
    • Director, Centre for Research, Testing And Consultancy (CRTC), SUST, Sylhet since September 2020.
    • Chairman, School Managing Committee, Shahjalal University School and College, Sylhet.
    • Member, Finance Committee, SUST, Sylhet.
    • Member of Governing Body and Member of Academic Committee, Institute of Information and Communication Technology (IICT), SUST, Sylhet.
    • Former Member of Governing Body of Institute of Modern Languages, SUST, Sylhet.
    • Coordinator of the Collaboration Program between SUST and University of Portsmouth, UK.
    • Former Treasurer of Shahjalal University Teachers’ Association (SUTA) in 2016.
    • Chief Editor of the Journal of Engineering Research, Innovation and Education (JERIE) for December 2019 to date.
    • Member of the editorial committee of the SUST Journal of Science and Technology.

    Awards & Recognition:

    • Russian Government Scholarship for Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral studies at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow from 1989 to March 1999.

    Journal Publications

    1. M Ahmed, H.M.A. Mahzuz, Rakash Kumer Mondal, Md. Sal-Shabil (2020). Production of Lightweight Bricks Using Saw Dust. Scholars Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 8, Issue 7, pp: 132- 140, DOI 10.36347/sjet.2020.v08i07.003
    2. H.M.A. Mahzuz, M Ahmed, M M Hossain, M M Islam and M K Alam (2016). Evaluation of Strength of Mortar using Different Saw Waste with Sand and Model Development, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer, Volume 20, Issue 7, pp: 2822-2831
    3. Tanvir Qureshi, Mushtaq Ahmed (2015). Waste Metal for Improving Concrete Performance and Utilization as an Alternative of Reinforcement Bar. Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Application, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp:97-103.
    4. H.M.A. Mahzuz, M. Ahmed, J. Dutta and R. H. Rose (2015). Use of Bamboo (Bambusa balcooa) as Reinforcement in Concrete Beam. International Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 89-108, DOI: 10.1504/IJSTRUCTE.2015.069684, Inderscience Enterp
    5. V. Bychko, Ramit Azad, M. Ahmed (2014). Some Features of Implementation Surface Scanning of Physical Objects. International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp: 973- 976.
    6. Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Iftekhar Rahman, Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed (2014). Integrated Development Strategies: Key Components of Strategic Approaches. International Journal of Engineering Research, Volume No.3, Issue No.4, pp: 274-278.
    7. Iftekhar Rahman, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, M. Ahmed (2014). Safety Sign, Symbols and Road Markings of ‘Planned Residential Areas with Adjacent Highways’ of Dhaka City: Focusing Pedestrian Safety. IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), Volume 11, Issue 2 Ver. VI (Mar- Apr. 2014), PP 17-27.
    8. H.M.A. Mahzuz, M. Ahmed, M.K. Uddin, M.M. Hossain and N. Saquib (2014). Identification of some properties of a rattan (Daemonorops jenkinsiana). Int. J. Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems. Vol. 1, No. 3, Pages: 232-243, DOI: 10.1504/IJSMSS.2014.
    9. H.M.A. Mahzuz, M. Ahmed, M.K. Uddin, M.M. Hossain and N. Saquib (2014). Effectiveness Evaluation of Zali bet as Reinforcement in Concrete Beam. Civil Engineering and Architecture, 2(7), 269– 279, Horizon Research Publishing, USA (HRPUB), DOI: 10.13189/ce
    10. H.M.A. Mahzuz and M. Ahmed (2014). Use of Bio- materials as Reinforcement in Concrete Slab. Int. J. Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 321-331, DOI: 10.1504/IJSMSS.2014.068799, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
    11. H.M.A. Mahzuz, Mushtaq Ahmed, Moon Moon Dhar and Sumaiya (2013). Use of Stone and Several Biomaterials as Course Aggregate in Concrete. Asian Journal of Engineering, Sciences & Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 1, p/42-46.
    12. H.M.A. Mahzuz and M. Ahmed (2013). Use of Bio-materials in Concrete for Load-bearing Wall. SWISS Journal of Applied Sciences. Vol 2, Issue 6, Pages: 43-50.
    13. H.M.A. Mahzuz, M. Ahmed, M.K.Uddin, M.M. Hossain, and N. Saquib (2013). Determination of Tensile Stress and Bond Stress with Concrete of a Rattan (Calamus guruba). Scholars, Journal of Engineering and Technology (SJET), 1(1): 39-43.
    14. H.M.A. Mahzuz, Mushtaq Ahmed, Jotan Dutta, Rezwanul Haque Rose (2013). Determination of Several Properties of a Bamboo of Bangladesh. Journal of Civil Engineering Research,3(1): 16-21, DOI: 10.5923/j.jce.20130301.02.
    15. H.M.A. Mahzuz and Mushtaq Ahmed (2012). Production of Light Weight Concrete by Bio- Materials. International Journal of Civil & Environmental Engineering IJCEE-IJENS, Vol: 12 No: 05.
    16. Sakib, A.N., Salma, A.I., and Ahmed, M. (2012). Plastic waste management and feasibility of fuel production – a case study in Sylhet. Journal of Environmental Technology and Construction management, 1(1).
    17. H.M.A. Mahzuz, Mushtaq Ahmed, Md. Ashrafuzzaman, Rejaul Karim and Raju Ahmed (2011). Performance evaluation of bamboo with mortar and concrete. Journal of Engineering and Technology, 3(12): 342-350 (DOI: 10.5897/JETR11.082).
    18. Alam, R., Munna, G., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Sarkar, M.S.K.A., Ahmed, M., Rahman, M.T., Jesmin, F., and Toimoor, M.A. (2011). Feasibility study of rainwater harvesting system in Sylhet city. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184: 573-580 (DOI: 10. 1007/s10661-011-1989-7).
    19. Islam, S., Islam, M.A., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Ahmed, M., and Haque, M.A. (2010). Scenario of hygiene practices of the people of Brahmanbaria. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 18: 153-156.
    20. Ahmed, M., Ansary, M.A. and Yeasmin, M. (2010). Vulnerability analysis of telecommunication network due to earthquake in Sylhet city of Bangladesh. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 3(5): 708-719.
    21. Mazumder, R.K. and Ahmed, M. (2010). Vulnerability assessment of reinforced concrete frame buildings due to earthquake in Sylhet city. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 3(2): 81-84.
    22. Islam, S., Ahmed, M., Chowdhury, M.A.I., and Haque, M.A. (2010). Water supply and sanitation practices of poor people of Kalapur union of Moulvibazar, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 3(1): 89-92.
    23. Mahzuz H.M.A. and Ahmed, M. (2010). Selection of economical span in RCC building. SUST Studies, 12(1): 93-98.
    24. Kabir, M.I., Ahmed, M., Sharmin, R., and Mahzuz, H.M.A. (2010). Comparative study on compressive strength of medium grade cement concrete using various types of coarse aggregates. World Applied Sciences Journal, 8(2): 206-209.
    25. Ahmed, M., Begum, A., and Chowdhury, M.A.I. (2010). Social constraints before sanitation improvement in tea gardens of Sylhet, Bangladesh. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 164: 263-271 (DOI: 10. 1007/s10661-009-0890-0).
    26. Ahmed, M., Hoque, M.A., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Afroze, F., and Rahman, M.A. (2009). Existing environment of kitchen markets of Sylhet city. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 2(2): 175-182.
    27. Ahmed, M., Begum, A., and Chowdhury, M.A.I. (2009). Socio- economic and water use condition of arsenic affected rural areas of north- eastern Sylhet region for developing alternatives of contamination free water supply system. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 2(1): 115-120.
    28. Ahmed, M., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Alam, R., and Gupta, S.D. (2008). Pollution from traffic noise in Sylhet city. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 1(2): 155-160.
    29. Ahmed, M., Alam, J.B., Rahman, M.T., Hoque, M.A., and Sarkar, M.S.K.A. (2008). Sanitation condition of low-income areas in Sylhet city and ways to its improvement. AsianJournal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 5(3): 29-34.
    30. Ahmed, M. (2007). Earthquake in Sylhet: Present condition of buildings, probable destruction and engineering measures for mitigation of losses. SUST Studies, 7(1): 8-14.
    31. Ahmed, M., Hoque, M.A., Sarkar, M. S. K. A., Chowdhury, M.A.I., and Begum, A. (2006). Socio- cultural evaluation of sanitation hygiene in Sylhet city of Bangladesh. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1(3): 568-78.
    32. Hoque, M.A., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Ahmed, M., and Mehedi, M.N.H. (2006). Deteriorated environmental condition of some kitchen markets of Sylhet city. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 12(1): 89-94.
    33. Hoque, M.A., Ahmed, M., Chowdhury, M.A.I., and Alam, R. (2006), Development of a model of sewer collection system for a small community. Jahangirnagar Planning Review, 4: 115-122.
    34. Ahmed, M., Chowdhury, R. K., Farzana, S. Z. and Islam, M. A. (2006). Water supply and sanitation (WatSan) condition of Chaptir Haor wetland in Bangladesh. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1(2): 55-59.
    35. Alam, R., Ahmed, M., Chowdhury, M.A.I., and Nath, S. K. (2006). Municipal waste water characteristics of Sylhet city. Electronic Green Journal, 23: 1-10.
    36. Sharmin, R., Ahmed, M., Mohiuddin, A., and Forhat, A.L. (2006). Comparison of strength performance of concrete with uncrushed or crushed coarse aggregates. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1(2): 1-4.
    37. Ahmed, M., Ansary, M.A., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Rahman, M.H. and Khan, K.A. (2005). Estimation of earthquake damage in water pipeline of Sylhet city. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 11(2): 253-260.
    38. Ahmed, M., Ansary, M.A., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Ahmed, M.S., and Rahman, M. (2005). Probable building damage by earthquake in Sylhet city. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 11(1): 50-57.

    Conference Proceedings

    1. M. R. Banik, T. Das, M. Ahmed and F. T. Chowdhury. Computational modeling of a historical truss bridge for structural health monitoring. Proceedings of the ‘IABSE-JSCE Joint Conference on Advances in Bridge Engineering-IV’, Dhaka, 26-28 August 2020.
    2. Nandita Dutta, Md. Shibbir Ahmed Khan and Mushtaq Ahmed. Evaluation of water quality of Shari- Goyain River, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Proceedings of ‘1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries (ICSF 2019)’, SAU, Sylhet, 25- 27 August 2019.
    3. Md. A. Rahman, A. Rahman and M. Ahmed. Performance of recycled aggregate concrete as a fully replacement of natural aggregate. Proceedings of ‘4th International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering 2018 (ICACE 2018)’, CUET, Chittagong, 19-21 December, 2018.
    4. M. S. Rahman, M. A. Nahid and M. Ahmed. Development of a microcontroller-based soil crack detector with tomographic technology. Proceedings of the ‘4th International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering 2018 (ICACE 2018)’, CUET, Chittagong, 19-21 December 2018.
    5. H.M.A. Mahzuz, Ahmed, M., Moon Moon Dhar and Sumaiya. Comparative study of use of stone, bamboo, rattan, wood as course aggregate in concrete. Proceedings of ‘International Conference on Environmental Technology and Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development- ICETCESD 2012’, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-12 March, 2011, pp 1209-1218.
    6. Mazumder, R. K., Ahmed, M., and Ansary, M. A. Seismic risk evaluation on existing RC frame buildings for northern part of Sylhet city, Bangladesh. Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia (USMCA 2011),Chiang Mai,Thailand, 12-14 October 2011.
    7. Ahmed, M., Uddin, M., Ahmed, A.A.M., Farzana, S.Z. and Islam, M.A. Environmental and geotechnical aspects of Chaptir Haor Sub Project and its proposed rehabilitation. Proceedings of International Conference - ICETCESD 2011, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-12 March 2011, pp 973-979.
    8. Sakib, A.N., Salma, A.I., and Ahmed, M.Plastic waste management and feasibility of fuel production – a case study in Sylhet. Proceedings of International Conference - ICETCESD 2011, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-11 March 2011, pp 960-972.
    9. Ahmed, M., Hossain, A.K.M.S., and Hoque, M.M. Comparative analysis of physical properties of sand from different quarries of Bangladesh. Proceedings of International Conference - ICETCESD 2011, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-11 March 2011, pp 801-810.
    10. Bhowmik, C.R. and Ahmed, M.Safety, health and environment in the construction sector in Sylhet Region. Proceedings of ‘International Conference on Environmental Technology and Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development- ICETCESD 2011’, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-12 March, 2011, pp 775-783.
    11. Ahmed, M., Khaleduzzaman, K.M., Siddique, N.A., and Islam, S. Earthquake vulnerability assessment of schools and colleges of Sylhet, a north eastern city of Bangladesh. Proceedings of the Conference - CERIE 2011, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, SUST, Sylhet, 11-13 January 2011, pp 107-112.
    12. Zaman, T., Howladar, M.F. Ahmed, M., Faruque M.O., and Hossain, G. Comparable analysis of engineering properties between crushed hardrock dust of Maddhyapara granite mine, Dinajpur and natural sand. Proceedings of the Conference - CERIE 2011, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, SUST, Sylhet, 11-13 January 2011, pp 970-973.
    13. Ahmed, M., Das, P.C., Kashem, M.A., and Islam, S. Prediction of future temperature in north-eastern region of Bangladesh by using historical data. Proceedings of the ‘Conference on Education, Research and Innovation- CERIE 2011’, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, SUST, Sylhet, 11-13 January 2011, pp 1110-1113.
    14. Ahmed, M., Ahmed, A.A.M, and Mazumder, R.K. Deterioration of water quality of Surma River influenced by Natural canals passing through Sylhet city of Bangladesh. Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Fukuoka, Japan, 10-11 September 2010, pp 182-185.
    15. Ahmed, M., Chowdhury, M.A.I., Zafor, M.A. and Chowdhury M.M.H. Environmental condition and water quality of Goalichara in the vicinity of Sylhet city. Proceedings of the ‘Conference on Education, Research and Innovation- CERIE 2010’, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, SUST, Sylhet, 11-13 January 2010, pp 243-248.
    16. Ahmed, M., and Chowdhury, R.H. Scope of environmental engineers in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the conference on ‘Prospects of Environmental Engineering in Bangladesh’, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-11 August 2001, pp 67-70.
    17. Chowdhury, M.A.I., Ahmed, M., Rahman, M.H., Saha, G.C., and Rahman, M. Municipal waste management in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the conference on ‘Prospects of Environmental Engineering in Bangladesh’, CEE Department, SUST, Sylhet, 10-11 August 2001, pp 38-41.
    18. Didukh B.Y. and Ahmed, M. Interaction of building frame with elasto-plastic sub-soil. Proceedings of the 17thinternational conference on ‘Mathematical Modeling in Solid Mechanics by Boundary and Finite Element Methods’, Academy of Science of Russian Federation, St. Petersburg, Russia, 22-25 June 1999, pp 103-106.
    19. Ahmed, M. Logical design for solution of a beam on elastic soil, when the contact is partially lost. Proceedings of the 34th conference on ‘Theoretical and Practical Problems in Engineering Research’, Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia, 1998, pp 33-35.

    Teaching

    • Assistant Professor of the Department of CEE of SUST from February 2001 to August, 2008. Offering the lectures to the undergraduate students on Structural engineering, Reinforced cement concrete, Mechanics of solids, Applied mechanics, Pre- stressed concrete, Finite element, Earthquake engineering, Geo- technical engineering, Engineering materials, Surveying, Water supply engineering, Environmental pollution control, Urban environmental engineering etc. and conducting sessional and laboratory works on Engineering graphics, Engineering materials, Strength of materials, Water supply and waste water analysis, Environmental pollution control, Building design, Bridge design, Water and waste water tanks design, Industrial truss roof design etc.
    • Associate Professor of the Department of CEE of SUST since August, 2008 to January 2012.Offering the lectures to the undergraduate (Subjects described above) and graduate students (on Earthquake engineering and Construction management).
    • Professor of the Department of CEE of SUST since January, 2012 to date. Offering the lectures to the undergraduate and graduate students (Subjects described above).
    • Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Department of Architecture of Leading University, Sylhet; Department of Business Administration and Department of Public health, North East University, Sylhet.
    • Delivered lectures to graduate students of Kassel University, Germany under exchange program SEANDEE (South Asian Network for Disaster and Environmental Engineering).

    Graduate Supervision

    1. Thesis supervision of MSc Engineering students: “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Buildings by Various Available Methods and Comparison of Results”, “Health, Safety and Environment in Construction Sectors of Bangladesh”, “Impact of Coal Mining on the Water of Sari- Goyain River of Sylhet”, “Safety Management Scenario in Building Construction Sites of Bangladesh: a Case Study of Dhaka City” etc.
    2. Thesis supervisor of PhD student: “Evaluation of naturally available materials as components of load bearing members for low cost housing”.