faculty

Dr Arafat Ahmed Bhuiyan

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Mechanical & Chemical Engineering
105, Academic Building 1, IUT

  • arafat@iut-dhaka.edu
    +880 9291254 Ext. 3207

Biography

Dr. Bhuiyan obtained his PhD in the area of Energy efficient Thermo-fluid modeling from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, IUT. He has published several research articles in journals, conferences and also edited several book chapters. His major research interests include Fuel Processing technology, Combustion modeling, energy, thermodynamics and process industries; renewable and clean energy (solar, biomass, bio-fuel, wind, etc); energy, water and environmental sustainability and development. His current h-index is 15 with over 600+ citations. He worked as Editorial member in several International Conference Proceeding and also the reviewer of several top rated journals having ISI Indexing.

Qualification

PhD (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia), M. Sc Engg (IUT, OIC), B. Sc Engg (IUT, OIC).

Experience Portfolio

  • 2018-Till to Date: Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, IUT
  • 2010- 2017: Lecturer, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, IUT

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Applied Thermal Engineering
    • Industrial Fluid mechanics & processes
    • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
    • Combustion & CO2 capturing systems (CCS)
    • Renewable/sustainable energy technologies
    • Energy efficient technology development

    Teaching Courses

  • MCE 4311 - Fluid Mechanics (BSc ME 2nd Year)
  • MCE 4413 - Heat Transfer: Conduction and Radiation (BSc ME 2nd Year)
  • MCE 6145 - Convective Heat Transfer (M Sc ME)
  • MCE 6351 - (Advanced Heat Transfer and CFD (M Sc ME)
  • MCE 6293 - Heat Transfer Equipment Design ( MSc TE)

  • [Supervised HDR Masters Students and Undergraduate Projects of 30 Students. More than 100 publications with Google Scholar Citations: 600+. ]

    Research Supervision

    Current Student(s)

    1. Experimental Investigation on Thermal Treatment of Local and Marine Based Micro-algae for Production of Biodiesel. Main Supervisor (Masters Thesis).

    2. Parametric analysis of thermal performance of Earth-to-Air- Tunnel-Heat Exchanger. Main Supervisor (Masters Thesis).

    Supervised Thesis/Project(s)

    3. Numerical Investigation of Mass Injection Approach for Mitigation Erosion of Propeller from Cavitation. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    4. Design of a Net Zero Energy Building in Bangladesh using Building Energy Optimization Simulation Tool. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    5. Effect of holes placed on the perforated finned heat exchanger at different angles on the Nusselt and Reynolds numbers. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    6. Study of thermal–hydraulic performance of fin-and-oval tube compact heat exchangers with corrugated fin patterns. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    7. 3D numerical investigation of flow and heat transfer characteristics in smooth wavy fin and elliptical tube heat exchangers using ARW vortex generator. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    8. Potential of Renewable energy in Afghanistan- A detailed case study. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    9. Enhancement of Heat Transfer by Using Nanofluids - A review. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).

    10. Enhancement of thermal and hydraulic performance of compact finned-tube heat exchanger using VGs: A parametric study. Main Supervisor (Bachelor Project).


    Publications

    Books/Book Chapters

    1.Bhuiyan, A. A., M.R. Karim, and J. Naser, Modeling of solid and bio-fuel combustion technologies. Thermo-fluid modeling for Energy Efficiency Applications; Khan, MMK, Hassan, NMS, Eds, 2015: p. 259-309. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802397-6.00016-6

    2.Bhuiyan, A. A., AKMS., Islam, Heat Exchanger Design: Plate fin and tube arrangement, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-3845474601.


    Refereed Journal Articles

    3.Awais, M., Bhuiyan, AA, Enhancement of thermal and hydraulic performance of compact finned-tube heat exchanger using vortex generators (VGs): A parametric study, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol.140: p. 154-166, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2019.02.041

    4.Chowdhury, MSR , Azad, AK. , Karim, MR , Naser, J. , Bhuiyan, AA, Reduction of GHG emissions by utilizing biomass co-firing in a swirl-stabilized furnace, Renewable Energy vol.143: p. 1201-1209, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.05.103

    5.Awais, M. and Bhuiyan, A.A., Heat and mass transfer for compact heat exchanger (CHXs) design: A state-of-the-art review. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2018. 127(C): p. 359-380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.08.026

    6.Hart, J., Bhuiyan, A.A., Naser, J., Aerodynamics of burner jet in a tangentially-fired boiler: A CFD modelling and experiment, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 129, 238-253, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2018.02.030

    7.Awais, M and Bhuiyan, A.A., Heat transfer enhancement using different types of vortex generators (VGs): A review on experimental and numerical activities. International Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 5, 524-545, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2018.02.007

    8.Karim, M.R., Bhuiyan, A.A. and Naser, J., Effect of recycled flue gas ratios for pellet type biomass combustion in a packed bed furnace. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2018. 120: p. 1031-1043. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.12.116

    9.Bhuiyan, A.A., A.S. Blicblau, and J. Naser, A review on thermo-chemical characteristics of coal/biomass co-firing in industrial furnace. Journal of Energy Institute, Volume 91, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joei.2016.10.006

    10.Bhuiyan, A.A., A.S. Blicblau, and J. Naser, Co-firing of biomass and slagging in industrial furnace: A review on modelling approach. Journal of the Energy Institute, Volume 90, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages 838-854. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joei.2016.08.010

    11.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, Development of 3D transient wall filming mechanism during combustion by coupling Eulerian-Lagrangian approach and particle-wall interaction model. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016. 112: p. 911–923. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.10.174

    12.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, Modelling of slag deposition and flow characteristics of coal combustion under oxy-firing condition in a 550 MW tangentially fired furnace. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016. 106: p. 221-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.05.180

    13.Bhuiyan, A.A. and A.K.M.S. Islam, Thermal and hydraulic performance of finned-tube heat exchangers under different flow ranges: A review on modeling and experiment. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016. 101: p. 38-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.05.022

    14.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, Thermal characterization of coal/straw combustion under air/oxy-fuel conditions in a swirl-stabilized furnace: A CFD modelling. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016. 93: p. 639-651. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.10.024

    15.Ashab, A S M A., Ruan, D., Lu, G., Bhuiyan, A.A., Finite Element Analysis of Aluminum Honeycombs Subjected to Dynamic Indentation and Compression Loads. Materials, 2016. 9(3): p. 162. http://dx.doi:10.3390/ma9030162

    16.M.M. Rahman, James T. Hart, Bhuiyan, A.A., Karim, M. R., and Naser, J., Experimental and numerical investigation of coherent structure dynamics on mass transfer in a separated cavity flow. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2016. 76: p. 146-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2016.03.028

    17.Bhuiyan, A.A., Muinul H.Banna, Shama F.Barna, M. Ruhul Amin, A.K.M.Sadrul Islam., Numerical modelling of thermal characteristics in a microstructure filled porous cavity with mixed convection. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016. 93: p. 464-476. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.10.004

    18.Hart, J.T., Karim, M. R., Bhuiyan, A.A., Witt, P. and Naser, J., Numerical modelling of unsteady flow behaviour in the rectangular jets with oblique opening. Alexandria Engineering Journal, 2016. 55(3): p. 2309-2320. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aej.2016.05.008

    19.Bhuiyan, A.A., Karim, M.R., Hart, J., Witt, P.J. and Naser, J.,  Investigation of Slot-Burner Aerodynamics with Recessed-Type Nozzle Geometry. Fluids, Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Publishing Institute (MDPI) 2016. 1(2): p. 10. http://dx.doi:10.3390/fluids1020010

    20.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, Computational modelling of co-firing of biomass with coal under oxy-fuel condition in a small scale furnace. Fuel, 2015. 143: p. 455-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.11.089

    21.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, CFD modelling of co-firing of biomass with coal under oxy-fuel combustion in a large scale power plant. Fuel, 2015. 159: p. 150-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2015.06.058

    22.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, Numerical modelling of oxy fuel combustion, the effect of radiative and convective heat transfer and burnout. Fuel, 2015. 139(0): p. 268-284. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.08.034

    23.Bhuiyan, A.A., Naser, J. and Islam, A K M S., Effects of geometric parameters for wavy finned-tube heat exchanger in turbulent flow: a CFD modeling. Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer (FHMT), 2015. 6(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.5098/hmt.6.5

    24.Bhuiyan, A.A., Amin, M. R., Karim, R., Islam, A K M S., Plate fin and tube heat exchanger modeling: Effects of performance parameters for turbulent flow regime. International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, 2014. 9(1): p. 1768-1781. http://dx.doi.org/10.15282/ijame.9.2013.25.0147

    25.Bhuiyan, A.A., M.R. Amin, and A.K.M.S. Islam, Three-dimensional performance analysis of plain fin tube heat exchangers in transitional regime. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2013. 50(1): p. 445-454. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.07.034

    26.Bhuiyan, A.A., A.K.M.S. Islam, and A.I. Alam, Development of Web Based Wind Resource Assessment (WEA) Tool. Journal of Energy and Environment, 2013. 3(1). http://journal.uniten.edu.my/ojs3/index.php/jee/article/view/274

    27.Bhuiyan, A.A., A.K.M.S. Islam, and M.R. Amin, Numerical study of 3D thermal and hydraulic characteristics of wavy fin-and-tube heat exchanger. Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer (FHMT), 2012. 3(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.5098/hmt.v3.3.3006

    28.Bhuiyan, A.A. and A.K.M.S. Islam, CFD analysis of different fin-and-tube heat exchangers. J. Mech. Eng, 2011. 62(4): p. 237-249. http://www.strojcas.sav.sk/

    29.Bhuiyan, A.A., A.K.M.S. Islam, and A.I. Alam, Application of wind resource assessment (WEA) Tool: A case study in Kuakata, Bangladesh. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 2011. 1(3): p. 192-199. http://www.ijrer.org/ijrer/index.php/ijrer/index

    30.Bhuiyan, A.A., A.K.M.S. Islam, and M.R. Amin, Numerical prediction of laminar characteristics of fluid flow and heat transfer in finned-tube heat exchangers. Innovative Systems Design and Engineering, 2011. 2(6): p. 1-12. http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/ISDE/article/view/540

    31.Bhuiyan, A.A.,Islam, Q., Ali, M., Islam, A K M S., Wind Resource Assessment at Engineering Staff College, Meghnaghat, Journals of the Institutions of Engineers, JIEB, Vol. Multidisciplinary, 2008. p: 90-97.

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    Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings

    32.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, “A CFD modelling of radiative performance in cofiring of biomass with Victorian brown coal in industrial furnace”, in 11th International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries, CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia. 2015.

    33.Bhuiyan, A.A., “Finite volume modelling (FVM) of straw particles combustion in a 30kW swirl‐stabilized furnace under different oxidizing environments”, in International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME), BUET, Bangladesh. 2015.

    34.Bhuiyan, A.A., “Characterization of emissions measure and thermal performance of coal‐water slurry combustion under O2/N2 and O2/CO2 conditions”, in International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME), BUET, Bangladesh. 2015.

    35.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, “Modeling of slagging in industrial furnace: A comprehensive review”, Procedia Engineering, 2015. 105(0): p. 512‐519.

    36.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J., “Numerical modeling of biomass co–combustion with pulverized coal in a small-scale furnace”, Procedia Engineering, 2015. 105(0): p. 504‐511.

    37.Bhuiyan, A.A. and J. Naser, "Effect of recycled ratio on heat transfer performance of coal combustion in a 0.5MWth combustion test facility”, in 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Australia, 2014.

    38.Bhuiyan, A.A., et al., “Numerical analysis of thermal and hydraulic performance of fin and tube heat exchangers” Vol. II, pp. 885-890, 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics(13ACFM) 2010, December 17-21, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    39.Zaman, RI., Bhuiyan, A.A., Islam, AKMS., “Numerical study of 3D natural- convection in a rectangular enclosure with two heated sections on the bed surface”, Vol. II pp. 784-787, 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (13ACFM) 2010, December 17-21, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    40.Ahiduzzaman, M., Bhuiyan, A.A., Islam, AKMS., “Optimization of Design Parameter of Rice Parboiling Boiler”, Vol. I, pp. 426-429, 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (13ACFM) 2010, December 17-21, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    41.Shams, S., Bhuiyan, A.A., Islam, AKMS., “Sustainable construction: a step towards reducing CO2 emission”, The 1st Built Environment Development Symposium: Real Estate and Housing Sustainability, Dammam 17-19 Zul Qaedah 1431/ 25-27 October 2010.

    42.Bhuiyan, A.A. and A.K.M.S. Islam, “A numerical investigation on heat transfer and pressure drop performance of typical wavy fin-and-tube heat exchanger”, The 7th Jordanian International Mechanical Engineering Conference (JIMEC’7), 27 - 29 September 2010, Amman – Jordan.

    43.Bhuiyan, A.A. and A.K.M.S. Islam, “CFD analysis of different Fin-and-Tube Heat Exchangers”, 13APM, MED, IEB, Dhaka, September 25, 2010.

    44.Bhuiyan, A.A., Islam, AKMS., “Wind resource assessment at Kuakata”, 11th World Renewable Energy Congress and Exhibition(WRECXI), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25–30 September 2010.

    45.Bhuiyan, A.A. and A.K.M.S. Islam, “Performance and Social Aspect of LED based Solar system: A Case study in Bangladesh”, 11th World Renewable Energy Congress and Exhibition(WRECXI), 25–30 September 2010, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    46.Karim, MR., Zaman, R.I., Bhuiyan, A.A., Akhanda, A.R.,“Improvement of Hybrid Photovoltaic Thermal Solar Energy Systems”, 11th World Renewable Energy Congress and Exhibition (WRECXI), 25–30 September 2010, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    47.Bhuiyan, A.A., Rahman, M.H., Amin, R., Islam, AKMS., "A Numerical Investigation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in a Three-Dimensional Plain Fin-and-Tube Heat Exchanger", 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 19-21 July 2010, Antalya, Turkey.

    48.Bhuiyan, A.A., Alam, A.I., Islam, AKMS, “Wind resource assessment tool: Development and Implementation”, in International Conference on Advances in Renewable energy Technologies (ICARET), July 7-9, 2010, Malaysia.

    49.Bhuiyan, A.A., Barna, S.F., Banna, M.H, Amin, M.R., Islam, AKMS., “Mixed Convection and Entropy Generation characteristics inside a porous cavity with viscous dissipation effect”, pp. 533-542, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2009-10883 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Volume 9: Heat Transfer, Fluid Flows, and Thermal Systems, Parts A, B and C, ISBN: 978-0-7918-4382-6, December 2009, Florida, USA.

    50.Barna, S.F., et al., “Effect of Aspect ratio on Entropy generation in a microstructure filled vented cavity”, Vol. II, pp-634-640,4th BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering,27-29 December,2008.

    51.Bhuiyan, A.A., Barna, S.F., Banna, M.H., Islam, AKMS, “Effect of Inlet to Cavity Width ratio on mixed Convection in a microstructure filled vented cavity”, Vol. I, pp-48-55,4th BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, 27-29 December, 2008.

    52.Bhuiyan, A.A., Barna, S.F, Islam, AKMS, “Numerical Analysis on mixed Convection through an adiabatic enclosure filled with fluid saturated porous medium”, Vol. II, pp-641-647,4th BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering,27-29 December,2008.

    53.Bhuiyan, A.A., Islam, AKMS, “A Statistical analysis of Wind data at Engineering Staff College, Meghnaghat”, Vol. I, pp-2432-2437, World Renewable Energy Congress (WRECX), August, 2008.

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    Awards & Commendations

  • May-2016 Outstanding Research Paper(OPA) Award by United Group (UG), Bangladesh
  • 2012-2016 SUPRA Scholarship for PhD at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

  • Professional Associations

  • Member-Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (AFMS)
  • Member-Institution of Engineers (IEB)
  • Member-Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers (BSME)
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Energy Research
  • Reviewer-Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, Elsevier
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (HFF), Elsevier.
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Applied Energy (APEN), Elsevier.
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering (ATE), Elsevier.
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer (HMT), Elsevier.
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Computational Design and Engineering (CDE), Elsevier.
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (JMST), Springer.
  • Reviewer-International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER).
  • Reviewer-Fluids, Multi-Disciplinary Publishing Institute (MDPI).
  • Reviewer-5th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE),
  • Reviewer-6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE),
  • Reviewer-7th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE)
  • Reviewer-8th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering (ICTE)
  • Editorial member-13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (ACFM), 2010.