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Research Currently in Progress:

  1. Large-scale testing of Hybrid RC Columns under Reverse Cyclic Loading
  2. Shake Table Testing of Concrete Columns with Hybrid Reinforcement
  3. Behavior and Design of Stainless Steel Tubular Structures
  4. Vulnerability Assessment of RMG Buildings in Bangladesh under Earthquake Hazards
  5. Seismic Behavior of Suspended Zipper Braced Frames


Courses Taught:

  1. CE-6116 : Finite Element Method II
  2. CE 411 : Structural Analysis and Design-II
  3. CE 319 : Design of Steel Structures
  4. CE 315 : Design of Concrete Structures I
  5. CE 317 : Design of Concrete Structures II
  6. CE 311 : Structural Analysis and Design-I


Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • The Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)


Refereed Journal Papers:

  • Nahar, M., Islam, K. and Billah, A.H.M.M. (2020) “Seismic Collapse Safety Assessment of Concrete Beam-Column Joint Reinforced with Different types of Shape Memory Alloy Rebars”, Journal of Building Engineering, 29, May 2020, 101106.
  • Nahar, M., Billah, A.H.M.M., Kamal, H.R., and Islam, K. (2019), “Numerical Seismic Performance Evaluation of Concrete Beam-Column Joint Reinforced with Different Super Elastic Shape Memory Alloy Rebars”, Engineering Structures, 194, 161-172.
  • Hossain, F.M., Shahjalal, M., Islam, K., Tiznobaik, M., and Alam, M.S. (2019), “Mechanical Properties of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Containing Crumb Rubber and Polypropylene Fiber”, Construction and Building Materials, 2019, 225: 983-996.
  • Quadir, U.M.T.#, Islam, K.# (#: equal contribution), Billah, A.H.M.M., Alam, M.S. (2016), “Mechanical and Durability Properties of Concrete using Recycled Granulated Steel”, Construction and Building Materials, 2016, 123: 174-183.
  • Islam, K., Duke, K., Mustafy, T., El-Rich, M., Adeeb, S.M., Ronsky, J.L. (2015), A Geometric Approach to Study the Contact Mechanisms in the PatelloFemoral Joint of Normal versus PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome Subjects”, Journal of Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 18(4): 391-400.
  • Islam, K., Dobbe, A., Duke, K., El-Rich, M., Dhillon, S., Adeeb, S., Jomha, N.M. (2014), Three-Dimensional Geometric Analysis of the Talus for designing Talar Prosthetics”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 228(4): 371-8.
  • Islam, K., Dobbe, A., Komeili, A., Duke, K., Dhillon, S., El-Rich, M., Adeeb, S., Jomha, N.M. (2014), “Symmetry Analysis of Talus Bone: Geometric Morphometric Approach”, Journal of Bone and Joint Research (BJR-Br.), 3(5):139-45.

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