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  • Md Mofijur Rahman, Ph.D

  • Job Title :

    Visiting Assistant Research Professor

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    College of Engineering

    Deanship of Research

  • Department :

    Mechanical Engineering

    Deanship of Research

Dr. Md Mofijur Rahman is a visiting Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University. He received his PhD in renewable energy from the Central Queensland University (CQU), Australia in 2017. He completed his M. Eng. Sc. from University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2014 and B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh in 2010. He also completed his Diploma in Power Technology from Barisal Polytechnic Institute, Bangladesh in 2005. He has expertise in waste to energy technologies, bioenergy, discovering advanced biofuel for the internal combustion engine, biofuel conversion and characterisation, resource recovery, experimental and associated diagnostic techniques in the engine combustion. He has more than 8 years of research and teaching experience. Dr Rahman has more than 60 publications to his credit in journals and conferences of international repute. He has a significant contribution as an editor and peer reviewer for various reputed international journals and conferences. He has been named as an Early Achiever in Sustainable Energy (discipline of Engineering & Computer Science) in a special report published by The Australian in September 2019. 


Mar 2014 – Sept 2017

PhD in Clean and Renewable Energy


Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia

Sep 2011 – Jan 2014

Master of Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering


University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Feb 2007 – Dec 2010

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur, Bangladesh

Sep 2001- Aug 2005

Diploma in Engineering


Barisal Polytechnic Institute, Barisal, Bangladesh


  • 4 book chapters (3 as lead author, 3 published by Elsevier and 1 by Springer)


  • 36 peer reviewed articles listed in ISI journals (19 as lead author)


  • 25 international conference proceedings (11 as lead author)


  • Total Citations: 2393 (Scopus), 2015 (Web of Science), 3344 (Google Scholar)


  • H-index: 25 (Scopus), 24 (Web of Science), 28 (Google Scholar)


  • 7 ESI Highly Cited papers (top 1%) and 1 top paper (top 0.1%) by Clarivate Analytics


Jun 2018 – Oct 2018

Production Engineer


Metal Accessories Division


J M Kelly Builders Pty Ltd., Rockhampton, QLD 4701, Australia

May 2015 – Dec 2018

Part-time Desktop Rollout Engineer


Ignite Limited, Sydney


NSW 2000, Australia

May 2010 – Jun 2010

Trainee Engineer


Bangladesh Industrial and Technical Assistance Centre


Dhaka 1208, Bangladesh

Jan 2005 – Jun 2005

Trainee Engineer


Gulf International Associates Ltd. Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh


Renewable energy, Biomass, Biofuel, Internal combustion engine, Waste to Energy, Bioenergy