Staff Details

Mazharul Islam

Mazharul Islam
Designation: Associate Professor
KULLIYYAH OF ENGINEERING
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 4563
Email address: mazharul@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Engineering (Mechanical) - Bachelor Degree , Regional Engineering College, University of Burdwan
  • Mechanical Engineering - Masters Degree , Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka
  • Mechanical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy , University of Windsor

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Aerospace ~ Aerodynamics - computational fluid dynamics analysis of aerodynamic applications
  • Natural Science ~ Environmental Sciences ~ Environmental Issues and Assesment ~ Renewable Energy - Wind Turbines
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Energy Technology ~ Solar Energy Technology - Solar PV and thermal applications

Teaching Responsibilities

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING LAB 1 2015/2016
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING LAB I 2016/2017
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS 2016/2017
COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING 2016/2017 2015/2016
THERMAL SCIENCE 2016/2017
THERMAL SCIENCES 2016/2017 2015/2016
THERMOFLUID ENGINEERING 2016/2017 2015/2016

Research Projects

In Progress

2015 - Present
CFD Analysis of Straight Bladed Vertical Axis Wind Turbines with Selected Transition and Turbulence Models

Publications

Article

2017
CFD analysis of a SD 7003 airfoil with a local correlation based transition and turbulence model. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering , 184 pp.1-6.
2016
Analysis of an airfoil using a transition and turbulence model. Applied Mechanics and Materials , 819 pp.356-360.
2014
Evaluation of the prospects of using solar thermal air-conditioning systems in Saudi Arabia. Applied Mechanics and Materials , 554 pp.271-275.
2013
Analysis of the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the smart grid of Canada. International Journal of Environmental Studies , 70 (5). pp.733-743.
2012
Performance analyses of a fixed-pitch straight-bladed VAWT with selected low Reynolds number airfoils. International Journal of Environmental Studies , 69 (2). pp.289-298.
2012
Renewable-energy education for mechanical engineering undergraduate students. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education , 40 (3). pp.207-219.
2011
Design analysis of a smaller-capacity straight-bladed VAWT with an asymmetric airfoil. International Journal of Sustainable Energy , 30 (3). pp.179-192.
2008
Analysis of the design parameters related to a fixed-pitch straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine. Wind Engineering , 32 (5). pp.491-507.
2008
Aerodynamic models for Darrieus-type straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbines. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , 12 (4). pp.1087-1109.
2007
Assessment of the small?capacity straight?bladed VAWT for sustainable development of Canada. International Journal of Environmental Studies , 64 (4). pp.489-500.
2007
Design of a special-purpose airfoil for smaller-capacity straight-bladed VAWT. Wind Engineering , 31 (6). pp.401-424.
2007
Desirable airfoil features for smaller-capacity straight-bladed VAWT. Wind Engineering , 31 (3). pp.165-196.
2006
Effective renewable energy activities in Bangladesh. Renewable Energy , 31 (5). pp.677-688.
2005
Status of renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh. ISESCO Science & Technology Vision , 1 pp.51-60.
2004
Current utilization and future prospects of emerging renewable energy applications in Canada. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , 8 (6). pp.493-519.
2000
Performance characteristics of VAWT with blade pitching including the dynamic stall and flow curvature effects. Journal of Mechanical Engineering , 28 (1&2). pp.31-43.
1999
A comparative study of design between overhang and simple supported straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine. Journal of Energy and Environment , 1 (1). pp.37-40.

Conference or Workshop Item

2017
Effective class sessions with the BOPPPS model. In: 7th World Engineering Education Forum 2017 , Kuala Lumpur
2017
CFD analysis of SD 7003 airfoil at low Reynolds number with a laminar kinetic energy based transition model. In: 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering 2016 (ICMAAE’16) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2017
2D CFD analysis of a straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine using general grid interface. In: 12th OpenFOAM® Workshop , University of Exeter, UK
2017
CFD analysis of low Reynolds number airfoils using SU2. In: First Biannual Engineering Conference on Undergraduate Research (1st- BiECUR 2017) , Kuala Lumpur
2017
Performance analyses of horizontal axis wind turbines using QBlade. In: First Biannual Engineering Conference on Undergraduate Research (1st- BiECUR 2017) , Kuala Lumpur
2017
Analysis on vertical axis wind turbine using Qblabe. In: First Biannual Engineering Conference on Undergraduate Research (1st- BiECUR 2017) , Kuala Lumpur
2016
CFD analysis of a SD 7003 airfoil with a local correlation based transition and turbulence model. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering 2016 (ICMAAE 16) , Kuala Lumpur
2015
CFD analysis of NACA4415 airfoil with ??Re? model considering natural transition. In: North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) 2015 Symposium , Virginia, USA
2015
Modifications to the k-kL-? transition model based on Pohlhausen and Falkner-Skan profiles. In: North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) 2015 Symposium , Virginia, USA
2015
Towards pressure gradient sensitive transitional k-kl-omega model: The natural transition for low-re airfoils. In: Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2015 , Prague, Czech Republic