Employee Details



Educational Qualification
  • Master of Engineering (Civil) (Geotechnical Research), Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN),St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada Dissertation“Numerical implementation and modeling of earthquake induced landslides for slopes with soft and sensitive clay layers”.
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Dissertation“’One–Dimensional Earthquake Ground Response Analysis at Different Locations of Bangladesh”.
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Dhaka, Bangladesh (2017.06 ~ Present)
  • Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Dhaka, Bangladesh (2017.01 ~2017.06)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant , Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), Canada (2015.01 ~ 2016.12)
  • Graduate Research Assistant , Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), Canada (2014.09 ~ 2016.12)
  • Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering,Presidency University Dhaka, Bangladesh (2014.01 ~2014.08)
  • Part-Time Lecturer, Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB),Dhaka, Bangladesh,(2014.01 ~2014.0)
  • Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering,Stamford University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2013.08 ~2014.01)
Teaching interests (Courses)
  •  CE 447 Soil Water Interactions
  •  CE 341 Geotechnical Engineering-I
  •  EWCE 343 Geotechnical and Foundation Designs
  •  CE 205 Numerical Methods
  •  CE 442 Foundation Design Sessional
  •  CE 342 Geotechnical Engineering Sessional
  •  CE 206 Numerical Computational Sessional
Research interests
  •  Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  •  Onshore Slopes and Landslides
  •  Large Deformation Numerical Modeling
  •  Earthquake Ground Response Analyses
  •  Seismic Vulnerability Assessments of Building & Marine Structures
  •  Nondestructive Geotechnical & Geophysical Tests
Academic Awards/Scholarships
  • Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Dean’s Award of Excellence for outstanding research in M. Eng. Program (convocation award, Spring 2017)
  • Fellowship award from the School of graduate studies for outstanding academic achievement throughout the M Eng. program (convocation award, Spring 2017)
  • Hira and Kamal Ahuja International Graduate Fellowship for 2016/2017 for Master of Engineering in Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada (for academic excellence and volunteering works).
  • CGS Local Chapter (Newfoundland and Labrador section) Student Travel Award 2016 for attending the GeoVancouver 2016 conference.
  • Supervisor’s Grant as Intern of Mitacs Inc., and Oil and Gas Scholarships, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
  • Bangladesh Sweden Travel Trust Fund 2015 for Master in Engineering in Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
  • School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Baseline Scholarship for Master in Engineering in Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
  • Semester  and Dean’s List Scholarships during undergraduate studies in BUET,Dhaka.
  • Educational Board Scholarships for Higher Secondary and Secondary School Certificate Examinations.
Publications
     Journal Papers

  • Islam, N., Hawlader, B., Wang, C. and Soga, K. 2017. Large Deformation Finite Element Modeling for Earthquake-Induced Landslides Considering Strain-Softening Behavior of Sensitive Clay. Geotechnique (Q1 Journal). Impact factor 3.121 (Accepted, minor revisions)
  • Hossain M. F., Islam N. and Ansary M.A. 2015. Use of PS Logging and Seismic Ground Response Analysis using DEEPSOIL in BUET-JIDPUS, BUET, Dhaka, International Journal of Innovative Science and Modern Engineering (IJISME), Volume-3 Issue-3, ISSN: 2319-6386

    Conference Proceedings

  • Islam N. and Hawlader B. 2016. Pseudostatic Seismic Slope Stability Analyses using a Large Deformation Finite Element Modeling Technique. The 69thCanadian Geotechnical Conference, Geovancouver 2016, Vancouver, C.,Canada, Oct 2-5
  • Khair, A., Rahman, M.S., Islam, N., Islam, K., Muniruzzaman, S.M., and Ahsan, R. 2017, “Vulnerability Assessment of an Existing Jetty at Chittagong Dockyard”, Proceedings of International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation (ICDRM-2017), September 23-24, 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Islam, N., Islam, K., Rahman, M.M. and Al-Hussaini, T.M. 2017, “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Reinforced Concrete School Buildings in Chittagong City Corporation”, Proceedings of International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation (ICDRM-2017), September 23-24, 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Sajjad, S., Yakiny A., Islam, N. and Al-Hussaini, T.M. 2017, “ Stability analyses of an existing road embankment over soft soil deposit”. Proceedings of International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation (ICDRM-2017), September 23-24, 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Islam N., Roy K. S., Islam K., Hossain M. I. and Zohora F. T. 2015. A comparative study of Seismic Risk Assessment Procedures for Existing Residential Buildings of Dhaka City. First International Conference on Advances in Civil Infrastructure and Construction Materials (CICM 2015), MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 14-15
  • Islam N., Roy K. S., Islam K., Imran M. and Hoosain A. 2015. Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Existing Reinforced concrete residential buildings by Japanese Method. First International Conference on Advances in Civil Infrastructure and Construction Materials (CICM 2015), MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 14-15
  • Islam N., Alam M. J. and Hossain A.S.M. F. 2015. One Dimensional Seismic Ground Response Analyses for soil in Dhaka and Khulna region. First International Conf. on Advances in Civil Infrastructure and Construction Materials (CICM 2015), MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 14-15
  • Islam N., Roy K. S. and Islam K. 2015. Use of Design of Experiment in Seismic Vulnerability Assessment for Existing R.C. Buildings by Japanese Method, Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Osaka, Japan, Nov. 16-18
  • Roy K. S., Islam K., Hassan J. and Islam N. 2015. Application of Fuzzy Set Theory to Seismic Vulnerability Assessment, Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Osaka, Japan, Nov. 16-18
  • Islam N. 2015 Use of Design of Experiment to determine the significant factors of Japanese Method of Seismic Vulnerability Assessment for Existing R.C. Buildings, Aldrich Conference, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, March 21-22