Profile of Dr. Mohammad Ismail

Profile of Dr. Mohammad Ismail

Dr. Mohammad Ismail
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Email: m.ismail@du.ac.bd
Phone: +880-2-9661900
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Short Biography:

Dr. Mohammad Ismail has more than 15 years of teaching, research, consultancy and administrative experience in the area of energy, environment, clean fuel, carbon capture, climate change, air quality management and pollution control, waste management (biomass, plastic, textile, leather etc.), Effluent treatment, fossil fuel and renewable fuel e.g. solar and biofuel. Currently, Dr. Ismail is serving as Associate Professor of Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He awarded PhD in Engineering (Chemical) from University of Cambridge, UK (2016) and M.Sc. (2002) and B.Sc. (Hons) (2001) from the Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dr. Ismail has the consultancy experience with UNDP, ADB, World Bank and various private organizations. He started career as a researcher, later in 2008, joined as faculty member of University of Dhaka and has multi-country work experience e.g., in United Kingdom, India and Bangladesh. He published more than 45 peer reviewed research articles, attended and presented around 50 national and international conferences in Bangladesh, India, Egypt, UK, Italy, Sweden, USA etc. and managed 15 projects. Dr. Ismail is also attached as adjacent faculty at various private universities of Bangladesh. Dr. Ismail has great interest in contributing and collaborative projects and research as well as for University-Industry Alliance research.

Dr. Ismail is taking PhD student and happy to carry out collaborative research and consultancy

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Engineering (Chemical) University of Cambridge United Kingdom 2016
Masters Applied Chemistry & Chemical Technology University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2002
Bachelor Applied Chemistry & Chemical Technology University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2001
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International ACS Travel Award 2019 United States Travel Award
International Royal Society of Chemistry Travel Award 2016 United Kingdom Travel Award
International Ford of Britain Trust Award, Dept. of Engineering, Univ. of Cambridge 2015 United Kingdom Research Award
International Pillman Award, Girton College, University of Cambridge and Royal Society Award 2014 United Kingdom Travel and Research Award
International IDB-Cambridge International Scholarship Award 2012 United Kingdom PhD Study at University of Cambridge, UK
International TWAS, Italy Fellowship 2007 Italy For Research & Advanced Training at TERI, India
National Prof. Mokarram Hossen Khondaker Memorial Fellowship 2006 Bangladesh To carry out research at BCSIR
Local Shahidullah Hall Sub-Scholarship Award 2003 Bangladesh For excellent academic result
Local Chittagong District Scholarship, Shahidullah Hall Sub-Scholarship 2002 Bangladesh For excellent academic result
Local Government scholarship during the Postgraduate, Graduate & H.S.C study 1995 Bangladesh

For excellent academic result

Research Interest
Subject Description
University – Industry Partnership Industry need base research
Climate Change and Chemical Waste Management Chemical waste mitigation technologies
Catalysis Novel Catalyst Synthesis using Different Techniques, its Industrial Application
Petrochemical Synthesis Petrochemical Synthesis and Characterization
Energy and Environment Energy and Environment Pollution and Green Technology
Biofuel Biogas, Biodiesel, Bio-oil Production and Conversion to Commercial Green Fuel
Clean Fuel & Carbon Capture Carbon di-oxide Capture and Utilization, Clean Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Production from Various Reforming Techniques
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Production and characterization of bio-oil from non-edible Jarul (Lagerstroemia speciosa) seed and a study of biofuel sector development and its policy implication in Bangladesh Dr. Mohamamd Ismail Professor Dr. Saiful Islam Md. Faysal Tareq and Md. Imtiaj Uddin Khan Hasnain 2019
Masters Production and characterization of bio-oil & biodiesel from potato (Solanum tuberosum) peel and pithraj (Aphanamixis polystacya) seed Dr. Mohammad Ismail Professor Golam Mortuza HD. Raju Ahmad 2019
Masters Eco-friendly Electricity Production from Locally Available Biomass via Microbial Fuel Cell Dr. Mohammad Ismail Rabu Akter

Waste Management, Biofuel

Current Year
Masters Synthesis, Characterization and Performance Study of Geopolymer Based Oxygen Carriers for Carbon Capture and Hydrogen Production Dr. Mohammad Ismail Khaleda Chowdhury Rinee Current Year
Masters Iron-rich Complex Oxides and Perovskites Oxygen Carriers for CO2 Capture and Hydrogen Generation Dr. Mohammad Ismail Dr. Saiful Islam Ali Ahmed Carbon Capture and Hydrogen Production
Masters Production, Characterization & Evaluation of Biodiesel  from Verenda (Ricinus communis) Seed and Waste Cooking Oil Dr. Mohammad Ismail Dr. Abdul Quaiyyum Anik Prodhan Biofuel
Masters Study of the Fe-based Mixed Oxide Oxygen Carriers for CO2 Capture and H2 Production via Chemical Looping Combustion in Power Plants Dr. Mohammad Ismail Md. Abdullah Al Mamun Carbon Capture, Clean Fuel
Ph.D. Sustainable and Benin Recycle of Biogenic Waste to Energy Conversion and Its Unitlization in Bangladesh Dr. Nafis Shams Dr. Mohammad Ismail Ashrafun Nahar Biofuel and Waste Management Current Year
Ph.D. Extraction of Metals from Waste Printed Circuit Boards and their Applications Dr. Jahangir Alam Dr. Mohammad Ismail & Dr. Abdul Gafur Mohammad Mahboob Ali Siddiqi Waste Management Current Year
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Hydrogen Production from Biogenic Wastes Renewable Hydrogen Generation with Carbon Recycling (ReHyCaRe) from Biogenic Residues of Bangladesh U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) 01-01-2021 Collaboration
Solar Micro-grid Hybrid (solar, wave) Powered Micro-grid for Remote Areas using Second- Life Li-ion Batteries (LiBs) GCRF 01-09-2019 Queen Mary University, London
Biofuel & Clean fuel Eco-friendly Biofuel Production from Municipal Solid Waste and Non-edible Seeds BANBEIS, Ministry of Education 02-09-2018 30-09-2019 With BUET
Carbon Capture Nano-composite Oxygen Carriers for Multicycle High Temperature CO2 Capture and H2 Production in Power Plants TWAS 01-07-2017 30-06-2019
Carbon Capture and Hydrogen Production Synthesis & Evaluation of Novel Oxygen Carriers for CO2 Capture & Hydrogen Production in Power Plant Ministry of Science and Technology 01-07-2017 30-06-2019
Invited Talk
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SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 UK Carbon Capture Community Network Member 2015 to till date
2 National Young Academy of Bangladesh Life Member 2018 to till date Life Time
3 Asian Federation of Bio-technology Member 2017 to till date
4 Cambridge University Engineering Society Life Member 20126 to tll date Life Time
5 Bangladesh Chemical Society Life Member (Membership No.: LM-1443) 2008 to till date Life Time
6 American Chemical Society (ACS) Member (Membership No.: 31055749) and Advisor, ACS Student Chapter, Bangladesh 2016 to till date
7 Society of Chemical Industry Member (Membership No.:71660) 2015 to till date
8 Royal Society of Chemistry Member (Membership No.: 530687) 2014 to till date
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Associate Professor University of Dhaka Department of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering 07-06-2018 Currently Working

Delivering lectures, seminars and tutorials; designing, preparing and developing teaching materials; assessing students

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK UK 11-01-2016 30-09-2016

Research on Carbon Capture, Battery Materials etc.

Assistant Professor University of Dhaka Department of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering 08-12-2010 06-06-2018 Taught to undergraduate and graduate students and undertook research projects; • R & D project bidding as well as publication of research outcomes; • Supervised students' research activities.
Lecturer University of Dhaka Department of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering 03-04-2008 07-12-2010 Taught to undergraduate and graduate students and undertook research projects; • R & D project bidding as well as publication of research outcomes; • Supervised students' research activities.
Scientific Officer Bangladesh Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Institute of Fuel Research and Development 11-06-2006 02-04-2008 Carried out research on biofuel production, petrochemicals synthesis, collaboration on international research group; provided analytical services
Research Fellow Bangladesh Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Chittagong 10-04-2006 10-06-2006 Carried out research on extraction on chemical constituents from medicinal plants; providing analytical service for clients
Research Fellow Faculty of Science, INSIGHT (Research & Dev.) Dhaka 01-01-2004 30-01-2004

Planned, designed and wrote higher secondary reference books for

Book Section
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A. Ahmad, M. Al-Mamun and M. Ismail "Iron-rich Complex Oxides and Perovskites Oxygen Carriers for CO2 Capture and Hydrogen Generation." Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Dhaka: Centre for Climate Change Study and Resource Utilization, BACSAF, AAGUB, 2019 241-248 .
Journal Article
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M. Hassan, M. Islam, N. Akter, A. Chowdhury and Mohamamd Ismail : Evaluation of fuel properties of Sal (Shorea robusta) seed and its oil from their physico-chemical characteristics and thermal analysis, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, (impact factor:1.41) pp.1-12, 2020 .
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H. Ahmmed, M. Halim, M. Mortuza and Mohammad Ismail : Potato (Solanum tuberosum) Peel Waste Utilization for Eco-friendly Bio-oil Production via Pyrolysis, Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science and Engineering, 2020 .
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Mohammad Ismail, A. Prodhan, M. I. Hasan, S. M. A. Sujan and M. Hossain : Production and Physico-chemical Characterization of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil Available in Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science and Engineering, 2020 .
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Anik Prodhan, M. Hasan, S. Sujan, M. Hossain, M. Quaiyyum & and Mohammad Ismail : Production and Characterization of Biodiesel from Jatropha (Jatropha curcas) Seed Oil Available in Bangladesh, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, (impact factor:1.41) 2020 .
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M. Ismail, W. Liu, M. Dunstan and S. Scott : Development and Performance of Iron Based Oxygen Carriers Containing Calcium Ferrites for Chemical Looping Combustion and Production of Hydrogen, Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016 .
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M. Chan, W. Liu, M. Ismail, Y. Yang, S. Scott and J. Dennis : Improving hydrogen yields, and hydrogen:steam ratio in the chemical looping production of hydrogen using Ca2Fe2O5, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016 .
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Mohammad Ismail, W. Liu, M. T. Dunstan and S. A. Scott : Application and Carbonation Behaviour of Ca2Fe2O5 for Chemical Looping H2 Production, Energy & Fuels, 2016 .
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W. Liu, M. Ismail, M. Dunstan, W. Hu, Z. Jhang, P. Fennell, S. Scott and J. Dennis : Inhibiting the interaction between FeO and Al2O3 during chemical looping production of hydrogen, RSC Advances, 2015 .
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S. Sujan, M. Jamal, M. Hossain, M. Khan and M. Ismail : Analysis of gas condensate and its different fractions of Bibiyana gas field to produce valuable products, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res., 2015 .
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M. Ismail, W. Liu and S. Scott : The performance of Fe2O3-CaO Oxygen Carriers and the Interaction of Iron Oxides with CaO during Chemical Looping Combustion and H2 production, Energy Procedia, 2014 .
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M. Islam, M. Haque, M. Rahman, M. Ismail, M. Hossain, S. Sujan and M. Jamal : Physico-chemical Properties and Application of Biodiesel Produced from Non-edible Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) Seed Oil through Transesterification, Jag. Univ. J. of Sci., 2013 .
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M. Shahruzzaman, M. Saha, N. Sharmin, M. Hossain, M. Bhuyan, A. Chowdhury, D. Saha, M. Alam and M. Ismail : tert.-butylation of p-cresol with tert.-butyl chloride, Dhaka Univ. J. Sci, 2011 .
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M. Saha, M. Shahruzzaman, N. Sharmin, M. Hossain, M. Bhuyan, A. Chowdhury, D. Saha, M. Ismail and S. Islam : Application of experimental design to the reaction of o-cresol with cyclopentyl chloride., Dhaka Univ. J. Sci, 2011 .
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M. Saha, B. Palma, S. Islam, D. Saha, M. Azim, M. Ashaduzzaman and M. Ismail : Reaction of o-Cresol with Indene in the Presence of Benzenesulphonic Acid, Dhaka Univ. J. A. Sci, 2011 .
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M. Saha, B. Palma, D. Saha, M. Azim, S. Islam, M. Ismail and A. Rana : Reaction of p-Cresol with Indene in the Presence of Benzenesulphonic Acid, Dhaka Univ. J. A. Sci.,, 2011 .
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A. Rahman, M. Reza, M. Ismail, M. Nurnabi and M. Haque : Production of biodiesel from Karanja (Pongamia Pinnata) oil and comparison of its fuel properties with commercial diesel, Dhaka Univ. J. A. Sci.,, 2011 .
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M. Saiful Islam, M. Ismail, M. Saha and M. Miah : Bio-oil from pyrolysis of bagasse, Dhaka Univ. J. A. Sci., 2011 .
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M. Islam, M. Jamal, S. Sujan, M. Ismail, M. Miah and M. Saha : Bio-oil from pyrolysis of rice husk, Journal of Biofuels, 2011 .
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S. Islam, M. Alam, M. Ismail, M. Galib, N. Sharif and M. Saha : A statistical approach to alkylation of p-cresol with cyclopentanol, Asian Journal of Chemistry, India, vol.22, pp.1245-1250, 2010 .
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S. Islam, M, Saha, D. Saha, M. Ismail, M. Galib and N. Sharif : Application of statistical experimental design to benzylation of p-chlorophenol, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.45(2), pp.105-110, 2010 .
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M. Galib, M, Saha, D. Saha, H. Paul, T. Bhuyan, M. Shahruzzaman and M. Ismail : tert.-methylcyclohexylation of o-cresol with methylcyclohexanol in the presence of Sulphuric Acid, Dhaka Univ. J. Sci., vol.58(2), pp.243-246, 2010 .
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M. Miah, M. Islam, S. Banik, M. Jamal, M. Ismail and M. Saha : Production of Bio-Oil From Municipal Solid Waste By Pyrolysis, B. J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.45(2), pp.91-94, 2010 .
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M. Saha, M. Shahruzzaman, N. Sharmin, M. Hossain, M. Galib, D. Saha, M. Ismail and S. Islam : Application of Experimental Design to tert.-Methylcyclohexylation of p-Cresol, Dhaka Univ. J. A. Sci. & Eng., vol.1(1), pp.23-30, 2010 .
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M. Shahruzzaman, M. Saha, N. Sharmin, M. Hossain, M. Galib, D. Saha, M. Alam and M. Ismail : tert.-Butylation of o-Cresol, Dhaka U. J. A. Sci. & Eng.,, 2010 .
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M. Asaduzzaman, M. Saha, S. Islam, M. Ismail, N. Sharif and M. Galib : A mathematical model for the alkylation of o-cresol with cyclohexahol, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res, vol.44(2), pp.181-186, 2009 .
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M. Galib, M. Alam, D. Saha, M. Ismail, S. Islam and M, Saha : Application of Plackett- Burman experimental design to tert.-methylcyclohexylation of p-chlorophenol, J. of Chemistry and Technology of fuels and oils, vol.45(5), pp.336-342, 2009 .
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M. Jamal, M. Ismail, M. Miah, M. Haque and S. Banik : Studies on the production of gasoline from Heavy oil (furnace oil) by thermal cracking, B. J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.44(4), pp.473-478, 2009 .
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M. Saha, M. Ismail, H. Dey, M. Karim and D. Saha : Alkylation of Cresols with Cyclohexene in the Presence of p-Toluenesulphonic Acid, Bang. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 2008 .
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M. Ismail, M. Tareque, P. Chakrabarty, M. Asaduzzaman, B. Palma and M. Saha : Benzylation of Phenol with Benzyl Alcohol in the Presence of Perchloric Acid, Dhaka Univ. J. Sci, vol.56(2), pp.175-177, 2008 .
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M. Ismail, M. Saha, M. Siddiky, M. Alam and N. Sharif : Reaction of Xylenes with tert.-Butylchloride in the Presence of Anhydrous Aluminium Chloride, J. Sci & Ind Res. (India), vol.67, pp.371-373, 2008 .
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M. Ismail, M. Hanif, M. Galib and M. Saha : tert.-butylation of toluene: A statistical study, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.43(4), pp.541-548, 2008 .
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B. Palma, M. Azim, M. Ismail, D. Saha, M. Kader and M. Saha : A Mathematical model for the indylation of m-Cresol with Indene in the presence of Benzenesulphonic Acid, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.42(1), pp.1-8, 2007 .
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M. Ismail, M. Jamal, S. Islam, M. Alam, M. Ashaduzzaman and M. Saha : A mathematical model for the benzylation of p-cresol with benzyl alcohol, B. J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.42(2), pp.187-194, 2007 .
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M. Nurnabi and M. Ismail : Synthesis of biologically important chiral monopholine derivatives, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.42 (2), pp.133-146, 2007 .
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M. Karim, M. Ismail, S. Islam, D. Saha and M. Saha : Alkylation of m-Cresol with Cyclopentene in the Presence of p-Toluenesulphonic Acid, B. J. S. I. Res, pp.499-502, 2007 .
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M. Saha, M. Ismail, H. Dey, M. Karim and D. Saha : Alkylation of Xylenes with Cyclohexene in the Presence of p-Toluenesulphonic Acid, B. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 2007 .
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M. Tareq, M. Ismail, P. Chakravarty, A. Rana and M. Saha : Benzylation of Phenol with Benzyl alcohol in the presence of Sulphuric Acid, B. J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.41, pp.257-261, 2006 .
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M. Tareq, M. Ismail, S. Islam, M. Kamaruzzaman and M. Saha : Reaction of Xylenes with Benzyl chloride in the presence of anhydrous aluminum chloride, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.41(3-4), pp.251-256, 2006 .
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M. Karim, M. Ismail, M. Kamaruzzaman and M. Saha : Alkylation of o-Cresol with Cyclopentene in the presence of p-Toluenesulphonic Acid, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res, vol.40(3-4), pp.331-336, 2005 .
Conference Proceedings
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A. Ahmad, K. Islam, Mohammad Ismail and M. Hossain "Nucleate Boiling Regime Detection Using Digital Image Measurement Techniques." 2nd International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology (ICIET), 2019 Dhaka: 2020 .
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J. Farabi, M. Ismail and E. Abtahizadeh "Simulation of Non-premixed Turbulent Natural Gas Combustion in Delft-Jet-in-Hot-Coflow (DJHC) Burner." International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology, ICIET IEEE Xplore, 2019 .