Staff Details

Mohammad Nurul Alam Hawlader

Mohammad Nurul Alam Hawlader
Designation: Professor
KULLIYYAH OF ENGINEERING
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 6518
Email address: mehawlader@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor Degree , University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan
  • Mechanical Engineering - Masters Degree , University of Strathclyde
  • Mechanical & Chemical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy , University of Strathclyde

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Energy Technology ~ Other Energy Technology n.e.c. - Desalination;energy conservation
  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Mechanical Engineering ~ Other Mechanical Engineering n.e.c. - Recovery of waste heat from Air conditioners for water heating and drying; Combined cycle and Power Plant for generation of Electricity and conversion of sea water to fresh water.
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Energy Technology ~ Other Energy Technology n.e.c. - -solar assisted heat pump for drying, water heating and desalination; -solar energy collection, storage and utilization; -heat pump in drying of industrial and agricultural products; -energy conservation

Professional Membership

  • 1989-2010 Member, Inst of Engineers, Australia
  • 1985-2004 Member, Am Soc for Heating, Refrigerating & Air-cond Engrs
  • 1986-2004 Member, Am Soc of Engineering Education
  • 1993- Member, International Solar Energy Society
  • 1994- Fellow, Inst of Engineers, Singapore

Teaching Responsibilities

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING LAB 1 2016/2017 2012/2013 2011/2012
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING LAB 1 2010/2011
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING LAB 1 2011/2012
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING LAB III 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 2016/2017 2015/2016
HEAT TRANSFER 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
HEAT TRANSFER 2014/2015 2012/2013
RENEWABLE ENERGY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & SEMINAR IN MEC ENG (MIXED MODE) 2016/2017 2015/2016
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & SEMINAR IN MEC ENG (RESEARCH MODE) 2016/2017 2015/2016
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN MECHANICAL ENGIN 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM 2013/2014 2011/2012

Research Projects

Completed

2012 - 2014
Development of Electrical Vehicle by Converting Proton SAGA Conventional Car
2012 - 2016
Energy Harnessing and Conservation Through and Integrated Solar Heat Pump System for Space Cooling Water and Air Heating
2011 - 2013
RU 2011: Enhanched Solar Energy Harvesting Method Through An Intergrated Solar Thermal And PV System

Award and Recognitions

06-12-2011
Award for Resaerch Excellence in Drying of Food Products . The Chairman and the Organising Committee of The 2nd International Symposium on Processing and Dryin - International level.
10-12-2011
Proton Green Mobility Challenge 2012 . Proton - National level.
10-12-2011
Certificate of Appreciation . IIUM - National level.

Publications

Article

2017
Hybrid engine powered city car: fuzzy controlled approach. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering , 184 pp.1-13.
2016
Reliability analysis of multiphase flow measurements in different oil fields. Oil Gas European Magazine , 42 (3). pp.133-139.
2015
Experimental study of heat transfer augmentation in non-circular duct using combined nanofluids and vortex generator. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer , 90 pp.1197-1206.
2015
Analysis and modelling of solar evaporator collector. IIUM Engineering Journal , 16 (2). pp.13-29.
2015
Waste heat recovery in heat pump systems: solution to reduce global warming. IIUM Engineering Journal , 16 (2). pp.31-42.
2015
Nano-battery technology for EV-HEV panel: a pioneering study. IIUM Engineering Journal , 16 (2). pp.57-68.
2015
Two-phase evaporative battery thermal management technology for EVs/HEVs: theory and control . International Journal of Automotive Technology
2015
Channeled coolant plate: a new method to enhance freshwater production from an air gap membrane distillation (AGMD) desalination unit. Desalination , 359 pp.71-81.
2015
Fabrication and characterization of graphene from solid carbon dioxide. Advanced Materials Research , 1115 pp.418-421.
2015
Development of a novel method to estimate fluid flow rate in oil wells using electrical submersible pump. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering , 135 pp.466-475.
2015
Effect of coolant plate geometry and material in a freshwater production system: an experimental study. Advanced Materials Research , 1115 pp.468-471.
2015
Power generation from waste of IC engines. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , 51 pp.382-395.
2015
Analysis of solar desalination system using heat pump. Renewable Energy , 74 pp.116-123.
2014
Experimental study on a multi-stage air gap membrane distillation (AGMD) unit. Jurnal Teknologi , 69 (9). pp.89-92.
2014
Numerical investigation of flow boiling in double-layer microchannel heat sink. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences , 8 (15 ). pp.18-24.
2014
Fuzzy controlled evaporative battery thermal management system for EV/HEV. International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (IJEHV) , 7 pp.1-21.
2013
An economic optimization of evaporator and air collector area in a solar assisted heat pump drying system. Energy Conversion and Management , 76 pp.377-384.
2013
A review on solar assisted heat pump systems in Singapore. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , 26 pp.286-293.
2013
Nonlinear modeling and simulation of waste energy harvesting system for hybrid engine: fuzzy logic approach. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Editorial Office , 5 pp.1-13.
2013
Desalination with a solar-assisted heat pump, an economic optimization . IEEE Systems Journal , 7 (4). pp.732-741.
2012
Desalination of seawater using solar, ambient energy and waste heat from air conditioning system. Desalination and Water Treatment , 42 (1-3). pp.235-240.
2012
Transport analysis of an air gap membrane distillation (AGMD) process. Desalination and Water Treatment , 42 (1-3). pp.333-346.
2012
Study of falling film evaporation process in a vapor compression desalination system. Desalination and Water Treatment , 39 (1-3). pp.21-32.
2009
Combined water and power plant (CWPP) — a novel desalination technology. Desalination and Water Treatment , 5 pp.172-177.
2008
PERFORMANCE OF A SOLAR INTEGRATED HEAT PUMP AIR-CONDITIONER, WATER HEATER AND DRYER. International Journal of Ambient Energy , 29 (4). pp.189-196.
2005
Drying characteristics of banana: theoretical modelling and experimental validation. Journal of Food Engineering , 70 (1). pp.35-45.
2004
Performance evaluation of a mechanical vapor compression desalination system. Desalination , 166 (1-3). pp.123-127.
2004
Performance evaluation of a mechanical vapor compression desalination system. Desalination , 166 pp.123-127.
2004
Development of solar air collectors for drying applications. Energy Conversion and Management , 45 (3). pp.329-344.
2004
Solar assisted heat pump desalination system. Desalination , 168 (1-3). pp.49-54.
2003
Pretreatment of seawater: Results of pilot trials in Singapore. Desalination , 159 (3). pp.225-243.
2003
Solar assisted heat-pump dryer and water heater. Applied Energy , 74 (1-2). pp.185-193.
2001
The performance of a solar assisted heat pump water heating system. Applied Thermal Engineering , 21 (10). pp.1049-1065.
1987
Economic evaluation of a solar water heating system . Energy Conversion and Managemen , 27 (2). pp.197-204.
1981
An analysis of the non-convecting solar pond. Solar Energy , 27 (3). pp.195-204.

Book Section

2016
Drying of fruits and vegetables: The impact of different drying methods on product quality. In: Advances in Heat Pump-Assisted Drying Technology . CRC Press , Boca Raton, Florida , pp.189-215. ISBN 978-1-4987-3499-8.
2011
A solar assisted desalination system using heat pump. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.16-29. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
The Impact of energy utilization on environment. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.1-8. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Performance of evaporator collector and air collector in a solar assisted heat pump dryer. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.269-282. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Analyses of motion and drag coefficient of water droplets in a natural draught cooling tower. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.240-251. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
A solar heat-pump system for air-conditioning, water heating and drying. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.126-131. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Optimization and economic analysis of a solar assisted heat pump drying system. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.103-116. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
A low temperature flat plate solar collector. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.53-59. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Solar drying of guavas, papayas and apples. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.38-46. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
An experimental study of a phase change storage system. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.23-29. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Desalination of seawater to provide fresh water. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.9-15. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Drying under inert environment: the quality of Mango and Rockmelon. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.47-59. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
A solar assisted heat pump system for desalination. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.252-261. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Performance of different photovoltaic cells operating under the meteorological conditions of Singapore. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.229-239. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
A solar heat pump water heater for rural hospitals. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.117-125. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Optimization of an integrated solar heat-pump system. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.60-68. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Engineering design: an approach to the development creativity. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.132-139. ISBN 9789674181581.
2011
Moisture migration in a grain column subjected to drying. In: Alternative energy . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.30-37. ISBN 9789674181581.

Conference or Workshop Item

2014
A triangular double layer microchannel heat sink: effect of parallel and counter flow. In: 2nd International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME 2014) , Kuala Lumpur
2014
Effect of coolant plate geometry and material in a freshwater production system: an experimental study. In: International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME 2014) , Kuala Lumpur
2014
Noble evaporative battery thermal management system for EV/HEV . In: 4th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) 2014 , Bali, Indonesia
2014
Improving the efficiency of poly-crystalline photovoltaic module using special transparent glass covers . In: International Meeting on Advances in Thermofluids , Swiss Garden Hotel & Residences, Kuala Lumpur
2014
Numerical investigation of flow boiling in double-layer microchannel heat sink. In: International conference on Materials,Mechatronics, Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering 2014 , Kuching , Sarawak, Malaysia
2014
Fuzzy controlled evaporative battery thermal management system for EV/HEV. In: ASME 2014 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability co-located with ASME 2014 12th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference , Boston, MA, USA
2013
Utilization of solar energy and waste heat for water heating, drying and desalination of seawater. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Material Engineering (ICMIME 2013) , Rajshahi, Bangladesh
2013
Evaporative cooling system for electric vehicles battery pack. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering 2016 (ICMAAE 16) , Kuala Lumpur
2013
Performance evaluation of PV module using water filters and infrared reflective glass covers. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Materials Engineering 2013 (ICMIME2013) , Rajshahi, Bangladesh
2013
Desalination: conversion of seawater to freshwater. In: 2nd International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE 2013) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2012
Drying of food products under inert atmosphere using heat pump . In: The 2nd International Symposium on Processing & Drying of Foods, Vegetables and Fruits (ISPDFVF 2012) , Malaysia
2012
An air conditioning system providing cooling, water heating and drying. In: European Workshop on Renewable Energy Systems 2012 , Analya, Antalya, Turkey
2012
Performance of Photovoltaic Systems with Solar Tracking in Singapore. In: International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability (ICPER2012) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2012
An integrated solar thermal and photovoltaic system. In: European Workshop on Renewable Energy Systems 2012 , Analya, Antalya, Turkey
2012
Drying kinetics of cocoa beans undergoing vacuum drying. In: International Congress on Food Engineering and Technology (IFET2012) , Bangkok, Thailand
2011
A desalination system utilizing solar ambient and waste energy. In: Qingdao International Conference 2011---on Desalination and Water Reuse , Qingdao, China
2011
A solar assisted heat pump system for desalination. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE '11) , Kuala Lumpur
2011
An economic analysis of a solar assisted heat pump system for cooling, water heating and drying . In: 3rd Regional Symposium on Engineering and Technology 2011 , Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
2011
Training students to develop creative and innovative talents. In: International Conference on Creativity and Innovation for Sustainable Development , International Islamic University Malaysia
2011
Transport analysis of an Air Gap Membrane Distillation (AGMD) process. In: Qingdao International Conference 2011---on Desalination and Water Reuse , Qingdao, China
2011
Performance of different photovoltaic cells operating under the meteorological conditions of Singapore . In: 4th IMAT 2011:International Meeting of Advances in Thermofluids , Melaka, Malaysia