Faculty Profile



Dr. Md. Mahfuzur Rahman Assistant Professor





Contact Information

Name of the Dept.

Industrial & Production Engineering





Academic Details

PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE

M.Sc in Materials Science and Engineering

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE

B.Sc in Industrial and Production Engineering

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.




1.  Bagoole O, Rahman MM, Shah S, Hong H, Chen H, Al Ghaferi A, et al. Functionalized three-dimensional graphene sponges for highly efficient crude and diesel oil adsorption. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.1-15. (June, 2018)

2.  Sohail Shah, Chia Yun Lai, Harry Apostoleris, MM Rahman, Hammad Younes, Ibraheem AlMansouri, Amal Al Ghaferi and Matteo Chiesa, “Impact of short duration, high flow H2 annealing on graphene synthesis and surface morphology synthesis of Monolayer Graphene with High Spatial Resolution Assessment of Coverage”. Carbon 125(December 2017):318-326 · September 2017.  DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.09.048.

3.  MM Rahman, H. Younes, G. Ni, S. Yuan, J. Lu, N. Fang, T. Zhang, A. Al Ghaferi. Broadband Light Absorption by Tuning Silver Nanoparticles Arrangement on Silica Nanospheres. RSC advances, 2016.

4.  H. Younes, MM. Rahman, R. Abu Al Rub and A. Al Ghaferi, High-Density Carbon Nanostructured Papers with Superior Conductive and Mechanical Properties. Diamond and Related Materials. Volume 68, pp 109-117, September 2016.

5.  MM Rahman, H. Younes, G. Ni, T. Zhang and A. Al Ghaferi, Synthesis and optical characterization of carbon nanotube arrays.  Material research bulletin. Volume 77, pp 243–252. May 2016.

6.  Ni G, Miljkovic N, Ghasemi H, Huang X, Boriskina SV, Lin CT, Wang J, Xu Y, Rahman MM, Zhang T, Chen G. Volumetric solar heating of nanofluids for direct vapor generation. Nano Energy. 2015 Oct 31; 17:290-301.

7.  MM Rahman, H. Younes, N. Subramanian and A. Al Ghaferi. Optimizing Dispersion Condition of SWCNTs in Aqueous Solution of Surfactants and Organic Solvents. Journal of Nanomaterials. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 102621, 11 pages.

8.  Hammad Younes, MM Rahman, Amal Al Ghaferi, and Irfan Saadat, “Effect of Saline Solution on the Electrical Response of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes-Epoxy Nanocomposites,” Journal of Nanomaterials. 2017 Apr 4; 2017.

9.  MM Rahman, Younes H, Ni G, Lu JY, Raza A, Zhang TJ, Fang NX, Ghaferi AA. Plasmonic nanofluids enhanced solar thermal transfer liquid. In AIP Conference Proceedings 2017 Jun 27 (Vol. 1850, No. 1, p. 110013). AIP Publishing.


Conference Papers/Presentations

1.  Sohail Shah, MM Rahman, Controlled Synthesis of Monolayer Graphene on Roughened Copper Surface for Improved Heat Transfer, MRS fall meeting. Nov 29th - Dec 4th 2015. Boston MA, USA.

2.  MM Rahman, Jin You Lu, George Ni, Nicholas Xuanlai Fang, TieJun Zhang, Amal Al Ghaferi, "FDTD study of the formation of optical vortices associated with core-shell nanoparticle cluster". Poster presentation in APS March Meeting 2015.

3.  MM Rahman, Younes H, Al Ghaferi A. Effect of Annealing Time During LPCVD Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. UAE GSRC, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates. 22-24 March 2015.

4.  H. Younes, R. Abu Al-Rub, MM Rahman, A. Dalaq and A. Al Ghaferi Fabrication and Design of High-Density Carbon Nanostructured Papers with Superior Electrical Conductive properties. Nanotech 2015 conference, Gaylord, Washington DC. June 14-17, 2015.

5.  MM Rahman, H. Younes, T. Zhang, A. Al Ghaferi. Tunable Optical Properties of Carbon Nanostructures Surface. MRS fall meeting. Nov 29th - Dec 4th 2015. Boston MA, USA.

6.  MM Rahman, Subramanian, N., Souier, T., Chiesa, M., Amal Al Ghaferi, “Optimizing Dispersion Conditions of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTs) in Water and Organic Solvents towards Hybrid Solar Cell Application,” MRS spring conference, 2013, San Francisco, California, USA.

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