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G.M. Sadiqul Islam
G.M. Sadiqul Islam
Professor
E-mail Address

gmsislam@cuet.ac.bd

About Myself

Dr. G. M. Sadiqul Islam is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET). Additionally, Prof. Islam is serving the university as Head, Department of Architecture. His diverse experience in the fields of Civil Engineering including i) construction industry (design and implementation); ii) teaching and consultancy at CUET; and iii) collaborative research with companies in Japan and United Kingdom. He is a Life Fellow of IEB and member of American Society for Testing and Materials and American Concrete Institute. Prof. Islam obtained Japanese Government prestigious Monbukagasho scholarship to pursue Masters (major in Structural Engineering) Degree from Hokkaido University, Japan. His PhD study at University of Dundee was supported by prestigious Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award (DHPA) from Research Councils, United Kingdom and United Kingdom Quality Ash Association. Prof. Islam has published around 40 technical papers in national and international journals and conferences. He is also reviewer of few prestigious international journals including i) Construction and Building Materials of Elsevier publisher, ii) Case Studies in Construction Materials of Elsevier Publisher, iii) Materials and Structure of Springer publisher, iv) Journal of Testing and Evaluation from American Society for Testing and Materials, v) Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste from American Society of Civil Engineers, vi) International Journal of Sustainable Engineering from Taylor and Francis, vii) Engineering Structures of Elsevier publisher, viii) Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids of Elsevier publisher.

Field of Interest

Cement Chemistry; Durability of concrete structures; Corrosion monitoring of reinforced concrete in marine environment; Sustainable concrete construction; Applications of fibre reinforcement in concrete; Structural retrofitting and strengthening and Porous concrete.


Qualification

a)  PhD in Concrete and Construction, University of Dundee, United Kingdom;

b) M. Engg. in Built Environment, Hokkaido University, Japan; and

                                            c) B. Sc. in Civil Engineering, (CUET).


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Courses Conduced

Undergraduate Courses:

1. Prestressed Concrete (Level-4, Term-II);

2. Design of Concrete Structures - II (Level-3, Term-II);

3. Design of Concrete Structures - I (Level 3, Term-I);

4. Mechanics of Materials - II (Level-2, Term-II);

5. Design of Concrete Structure (Sessional) (Level-3, Term-II);

6. Engineering Materials (Sessional) (Level-2, Term-I);

7. Civil Engineering Drawing (Level-1, Term-I).


Post Graduate Courses: 

1. Advanced Concrete Technology

2. Advanced Design of Concrete Structures

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Post Graduate Degree Supervised:

1. Jonayed Kaiser Sourav (2019) Properties of Green Concrete using Waste Ceramic. Master of Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, CUET.

2. S. M. Asaduzzaman (2018) A Study on the Properties of Jute Fiber Reinforced Concrete. Master of Engineering Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, CUET.

3.  Niaz Mohammad Mamun (2016) Flexural Capacity Assessment of Brick Chips RC Beam Reinforced with Carbon Fiber Polymer. MSc Thesis, Department of Disaster and Environmental Engineering, CUET (Co-supervisor).

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RESEARCH GRANTS and AWARDS 

§  Best Paper Award in Structural Engineering Category in the 5th International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD 2020), 7-9 February, 2020, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh for the research paper titled "Non-fired Building Block Using Industrial Wastes"

§  Development of non-fired brick replacing agricultural clay by alternative material - from Research England, United – 2019.

§  Ionizing Radiation Shielding Effectiveness of Common Mortar and Concrete used for Construction in Bangladesh - from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2019.

§  Application of Waste Plastic Bottle as a Sustainable Low-cost Housing Material for Bangladesh - from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2018.

§  Comparative analysis of strength and thermal insulation properties of fiber reinforced mud blocks as wall material - from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2017.

§  Durable Concrete Design Guidelines for Bangladesh using Chloride Mapping- from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2017.

§  Waste Tiles/Ceramic Product for Making Green Concrete- from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2015.

§  Behavior of Reinforce Concrete Beams Strengthened with CFRP Materials - from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2014.

§  Evaluating Glass Product as a Supplementary Cementitious Material from University Grants Commission of Bangladesh – 2013.


Publications
Serial NoTitleAuthorsInformationsYear
1U-shaped ferrocement wrapping with inter-surface locking for flexural strengthening of RC beamG. M. Sadiqul Islam, Md. Naimul Haque, Md. Rabiul Alam, Safwatul Haque Niloy & Md. Mamun IslamAustralian Journal of Structural Engineering (Taylor and Fancis), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2020.17184162020
2Non-Fired Building Block Using Industrial WastesSudipta Sarker, G. M. Sadiqul Islam, Monower Sadique and Ali Abdulhussein Shubbar5th International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD 2020), 7-9 February 2020, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh, Paper ID: STE-5235.2020
3Strength Properties of Recycled Pumice ConcreteG. M. Sadiqul Islam, S. Das & M. K. H. Sabbir2nd International Conference on Research & Innovation in Civil Engineering (ICRICE 2020), 10-11 January 2020, Paper ID: 1742020
4Durable Concrete Design Guidelines for Bangladesh using Chloride MappingIslam G M S, Chowdhury F H, Rahman M R and Raton MASCE-International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, Los Angeles, California, USA.2019
5Bond Strength of Fusion Bonded Epoxy-Coated Reinforcement in ConcreteG. M. Sadiqul Islam, Ehsan Ahmed, Md. Sabbir Hossain and S. M. Sharif UddinJournal of the Civil Engineering Forum, Vol. 5, No. 32019
6Efect of retarding superplasticizers on the properties of cement paste, mortar and concreteG. M. Sadiqul Islam, Muhammad Tanveer Raihan, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Md. RashadinAsian Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 591–601.2019
7Flexural capacity assessment of Brick aggregated pre-cracked RC beam strengthened with carbon fiber polymarNiaz Md Mamun, G. M. Sadiqul Islam, Md Jahangir AlamMalaysian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 1-8.2019
8Mechanical and Shrinkage Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete with Brick ChipsIslam G M S, Uddin M I and Hasan M FInternational Conference on Structural Engineering Research (iCSER-2019), 19-23 January, 2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh.2019
9Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete Using Fly Ash and Polypropylene FibreIntezar,T M, Haque S, Islam, G M S, Roy S and Mushfiq MInternational Conference on Engineering Research and Education, 25-27 January 2019, School of Applied sciences & Technology, SUST, Bangladesh.2019
10Use of Jute Fiber to Improve Concrete Properties Against FireAnjum N, Akter N and Islam G M S4th International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering 2018 (ICACE 2018), CUET, Bangladesh.2018
11Pre-cracked RC Beam Strengthening with CFRP MaterialsIslam G M S, Chowdhury F H, Dev A and Ismawi7th Brunei International Conference on Engineering and Technology 12-14 November, 2018, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam.2018
12Applicability of Treated Industrial Wastewater in Concrete IndustrySultana I and Islam G M S1st International Conference on Research and Innovation in Civil Engineering (ICRICE 2018), Southern University Bangladesh (SUB), Bangladesh.2018
13Properties of Cement and Sand used for Construction in Chittagong RegionUddin M N and Islam G M S1st International Conference on Research and Innovation in Civil Engineering (ICRICE 2018), Southern University Bangladesh (SUB), Bangladesh.2018
14Waste glass powder as partial replacement of cement for sustainable concrete practiceIslam G M S, Rahman M H and Kazi NInternational Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 37-44.2017
15Effect of Phosphogypsum on the Properties of Portland CementIslam G M S, Chowdhury F H, Raihan M T, Amit S K S and Islam M RProcedia Engineering, Vol. 171, pp. 744-751.2017
16Evaluating plastic shrinkage and permeability of polypropylene fiber reinforced concreteIslam G M S and Gupta S DInternational Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 345-354.2016
17Construction Waste Management Practice: Bangladesh PerspectiveChowdhury F H, Raihan M T, Islam G M S & Ramiz F3rd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, CUET, Bangladesh.2016
18Influence of Portland cement characteristics on air-entrainment in fly ash concreteMcCarthy M J, Strompinis N, Csetenyi L J and Islam G M SMagazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 67, No. 14, pp. 786-797.2015
19Application of different structural health monitoring system on bridges: An overviewChowdhury F H, Raihan M T and Islam G M SIABSE-JSCE Joint Conference on Advances in Bridge Engineering-III Towards Owning a Resilient Infrastructure2015
20Mechanical properties and shrinkage of polypropylene fiber concreteAkter B and Islam G M SInternational Conference on Recent Innovation in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (IICSD-2015), Department of Civil Engineering, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Bangladesh, Paper ID: CBM-004, pp. 16-21.2015
21Potential Use of Phosphogypsum for Sustainable Concrete ConstructionIslam G M S, Amit S K S and Islam M RNational Conference on Earthquake and Natural Disaster, 1st NCEED 2015, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Bangladesh,2015
22Self-compacting concrete using Barapukuria fly ashIslam G M S, Arif S and Kabir F2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD-2014), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh, ISBN: 978-984-33-6373-2 (CD-ROM), pp. 833-838.2014
23Transfloor slab system-A convenient approach of RC constructionDebanath O C and Islam G M S2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Chittagong, Bangladesh, pp. 399-404.2014
24Potential of recycled glass as cementitious material in concreteRahman M H, Shames A A and Islam G M S2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Bangladesh, pp. 722-727.2014
25Prospects of porous concrete in civil engineering applicationsZaman M F and Islam G M S2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Bangladesh, pp. 728-734.2014
26Durability of structural concrete in acidic environment – A reviewIslam S, Alam M R and Islam G M S2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Chittagong, Bangladesh, pp. 692-700.2014
27Application of FRP materials for strengthening of RC structural membersChowdhury F H and Islam G M S2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Bangladesh, pp. 449-454.2014
28Evaluating test methods for rapidly assessing fly ash reactivity for use in concreteMcCarthy M J, Islam G M S, Csetenyi L J and Jones M RWorld of Coal Ash Conference (WOCA), American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER), Lexington, Kentucky, KY, USA, Paper ID: 095, Available online at www.flyash.info2013
29Solid waste (co-)combustion in power generation for sustainable waste managementIslam G M S and Akter A3rd International Conference on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries (WasteSafe 2013), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh, Paper ID: 74, ISBN: 978-984-33-7045-7.2013
30Cost effective treatment for textile wastewaterAkter A Islam G M S, Hossain S, and Haque M3rd International Conference on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries (WasteSafe 2013), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh, Paper ID: 76, ISBN: 978-984-33-7045-7.2013
31Building energy: Bangladesh perspectiveAsif M S H and Islam G M SInternational Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Renewable Energy 2013 (ICMERE2013), CUET, Chittagong, Bangladesh.2013
32Refining the foam index test for use with air entrained fly ash concreteMcCarthy M J, Islam G M S, Csetenyi L J and Jones M RMagazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 64, No. 11, pp. 967-9782012
33Colorimetric evaluation of admixture adsorption by fly ash for use in air-entrained concreteMcCarthy M J, Islam G M S, Csetenyi L J and Jones M RMaterials and Structures, Vol. 45, No. 12, pp. 1793-1803.2012
34Investigating Techniques for Evaluating Fly Ash Behaviour in Air-entrained ConcreteIslam G M S, McCarthy M J, Csetenyi L J and Jones M REUROCOALASH 2012 Conference, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Civil Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, Available online at: www.evipar.org, www.eurocoalash.org.2012
35Rice husk ash as a sustainable construction material for BangladeshIslam G M S and Akter A1st International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2012), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Chittagong, Bangladesh, Paper ID: ASEE 057.2012
36Possibility of improved riverbank protections in BangladeshAkter A and Islam G M S1st National Seminar on Climate Change Impact and Adaptation (CCIA 2012), Center for Climate Change and Sustainability Research (3CSR), DUET, Gazipur, Bangladesh, pp. 250-258.2012
37Hydrodynamic Performance study of geobags in RevetmentAkter A, Islam G M S and Hoque S1st International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE 2012), Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Bangladesh, Paper ID: WRM 029.2012
38Green Construction Materials – Bangladesh PerspectiveIslam G M S, Islam M M, Akter A and Islam M SInternational Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Renewable Energy 2011 (ICMERE2011), CUET, Bangladesh.2011
39Determination of Corrosion Initiation of Rebars in Concrete by Monitoring Half-Cell PotentialIslam G M S and Sugiyama TMalaysian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 186-2012010
40Corrosion Monitoring of Rebars in Concrete under Accelerated Chloride EnvironmentIslam G M S and Sugiyama TFourth International Conference on Construction Materials, Performance, Innovations and Structural Implications (ConMat’09), Nagoya, Japan, ISBN: 978-0-415-59316-8, Vol. 1, pp. 255 -262.2009