Faculty Profile



Md. Habib Ullah





Contact Information

Name of the Dept.

Mechanical Engineering (ME)




habib@niter.edu.bd, habib.duetian@gmail.com


Academic Details

M. Eng. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

University of Malaya, Malaysia

B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur, Dhaka.


Employments History

Lecturer (March 2018 – Continuing): 04 months

 NITER, Nayarhat, Savar, Dhaka

Lecturer (September 2017 – February 2018): 06 months

Sonargaon University (SU)

147/I, Green Road, Panthapath, Dhaka

Assistant Professor (August 2016 – August 2017): 1 year

BCMC College of Engineering & Technology, Jessore-7400

Research Assistant (March 2013 - June 2016): 3 years 3 months

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Instructor (June 2012 - February 2013): 09 months

Department of Mechanical technology, Ahsanullah Institute of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (AITVET), Dhaka



  • Three Months Industrial Training in “Bangladesh Industrial Technical Assistance Center (BITAC)”, Dhaka. Bangladesh from 25 September, 2006 to 21 December, 2006.
  • Participate in doctoral research seminar on renewable and green energy on 10 March, 2016 in University of Malaya, Malaysia.
  • Two weeks Industrial attachment training in Bangladesh Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE) from 29th May to 18th June 23, 2011.



Journal Editor

  • Journal of Mechanical and Mechanics Engineering
  • Journal of Automation and Automobile Engineering
  • Journal of Thermal Energy System

Journal Reviewer

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Conversion and Management
  • Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Energy & Fuels

Research Interest

1. Automobile Engineering

2. Biofuel

3. Renewable Energy

4. Tribology





Journal Papers

Habibullah, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Rahman, S. A., Mofijur, M., Mobarak, H. M., & Ashraful, A. M. (2015). Potential of biodiesel as a renewable energy source in Bangladesh. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews50, 819-834. (ISI Index, Q1)

Habibullah, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Masum, B. M., Arslan, A., & Gulzar, M. (2015). Friction and wear characteristics of Calophyllum inophyllum biodiesel. Industrial Crops and Products76, 188-197.(ISI Index, Q1).

Habibullah M, Masjuki HH, Kalam MA, Rizwanul Fattah IM, Ashraful AM, Mobarak HM. Biodiesel production and performance evaluation of coconut, palm and their combined blend with diesel in a single-cylinder diesel engine. Energy Conversion and Management 2014; 87: 250-7. ((ISI Index, Q1).

Habibullah M., et al. "Effects of Palm–Coconut Biodiesel Blends on the Performance and Emission of a Single-Cylinder Diesel Engine." Energy & Fuels 29.2 (2015): 734-743.; ((ISI Index, Q1).

Habibullah, M., Masjuki, H. H., & Kalam, M. A. (2015). Tribological Characteristics of Calophyllum Inophyllum Based TMP (trimethylolpropane) Ester as Energy Saving and Biodegradable Lubricant. Tribology Transactions, 58:6, 1002-1011, DOI: 10.1080/10402004.2015.1025934 ((ISI Index, Q2)

Masum, B. M., H. H. Masjuki, Md Abul Kalam, S. M. Palash, and Md Habibullah. "Effect of alcohol–gasoline blends optimization on fuel properties, performance and emissions of a SI engine." Journal of Cleaner Production 86 (2015): 230-237. (ISI Index, Q1)

Arslan, A., H. H. Masjuki, M. Varman, M. A. Kalam, M. M. Quazi, K. A. H. Al Mahmud, M. Gulzar, and M. Habibullah. "Effects of texture diameter and depth on the tribological performance of DLC coating under lubricated sliding condition." Applied Surface Science 356 (2015): 1135-1149. ((ISI Index, Q2).

Mobarak, H. M., E. Niza Mohamad, H. H. Masjuki, M. A. Kalam, K. A. H. Al Mahmud, M. Habibullah, and A. M. Ashraful. "The prospects of biolubricants as alternatives in automotive applications." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 33 (2014): 34-43.(ISI Index, Q1).

H. M. Mobarak, H. H. Masjuki, E. Niza Mohamad, M. A. Kalam, H. K. Rashedul, M. M. Rashed, and M. Habibullah. "Tribological properties of amorphous hydrogenated (aC: H) and hydrogen-free tetrahedral (ta-C) diamond-like carbon coatings under jatropha biodegradable lubricating oil at different temperatures." Applied Surface Science 317 (2014): 581-592.(ISI Index, Q2).

Ashraful, A. M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Rahman, S. A., Habibullah, M., & Syazwan, M. (2014). Study of the effect of storage time on the oxidation and thermal stability of various biodiesels and their blends. Energy & Fuels28(2), 1081-1089.(ISI Index, Q1).

Mosarof, M. H., M. A. Kalam, H. H. Masjuki, Abdullah Alabdulkarem, M. Habibullah, A. Arslan, and I. M. Monirul. "Assessment of friction and wear characteristics of Calophyllum inophyllum and palm biodiesel." Industrial Crops and Products (2016).

Rashed, M. M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Alabdulkarem, A., Imdadul, H. K., Rashedul, H. K., ... &Habibullah, M. (2016). A comprehensive study on the improvement of oxidation stability and NO x emission levels by antioxidant addition to biodiesel blends in a light-duty diesel engine. RSC Advances, 6(27), 22436-22446. (ISI Index, Q1)

Rashed, M. M., Kalam, M. A., Masjuki, H. H., Habibullah, M., Imdadul, H. K., Shahin, M. M., & Rahman, M. M. (2016). Improving oxidation stability and NO X reduction of biodiesel blends using aromatic and synthetic antioxidant in a light duty diesel engine. Industrial Crops and Products, 89, 273-284. (ISI Index, Q1)

Ahmed, A., Masjuki, H. H., Varman, M., Kalam, M. A., Habibullah, M., & Al Mahmud, K. A. H. (2016). An overview of geometrical parameters of surface texturing for piston/cylinder assembly and mechanical seals. Meccanica,51(1), 9-23.(ISI Index, Q2)

Ashraful, A. M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Rashedul, H. K., Habibullah, M., Rashed, M. M., ... & Arslan, A. (2016). Impact of edible and non-edible biodiesel fuel properties and engine operation condition on the performance and emission characteristics of unmodified DI diesel engine. Biofuels, 1-14. (Scopus Index)

I.M. Monirul; H. H. Masjuki; M. A. Kalam; N.W.M. Zulkifli; M. Habibullah; M.H. Mosarof; (2016). Improvement of cold flow properties of Cocos nucifera and Calophyllum inophyllum biodiesel blends using polymethyl acrylate additive. Journal of Cleaner Production. (accepted).(ISI Index, Q1)

Habibullah M, Masjuki HH, Kalam MA, Effect of temperature on tribological characteristics of Calophyllum inophyllum biodiesel. Wear (Under review). ((ISI Index, Q1).

Conference Papers

Habibullah, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Ashraful, A. M., Al Mahmud, K. A. H., & Mobarak, H. M. (2014, November). Comparative Study of Properties and Engine Performance Using Blend of Palm and Coconut Biodiesel. In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 663, pp. 13-18). (ISI cited)

Habibullah, M., H. H. Masjuki, M. A. Kalam, A. M. Ashraful, M. A. Habib, and H. M. Mobarak. "Effect of Bio-Lubricant on Tribological Characteristics of Steel." Procedia Engineering 90 (2014): 740-745. (ISI cited)

Imran, A., H. H. Masjuki, M. A. Kalam, M. Varman, M. Hasmelidin, K. A. H. Al Mahmud, S. A. Shahir, and M. Habibullah. "Study of Friction and Wear Characteristic of Jatropha Oil Blended Lube Oil." Procedia Engineering 68 (2013): 178-185. (ISI cited).

Mobarak, H. M., Masjuki, H. H., Mohamad, E. N., Rahman, S. A., Al Mahmud, K. A. H., Habibullah, M., & Salauddin, S. (2014). Effect of DLC Coating on Tribological Behavior of Cylinder Liner-piston Ring Material Combination When Lubricated with Jatropha Oil. Procedia Engineering90, 733-739.

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