A/Pr Mainul Islam


A/Pr Mainul Islam
NameA/Pr Mainul Islam
Email Addressmainul.islam@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (Mechanical Engineering)
QualificationsBScEng Bangladesh IT Khulna, MEng Kyushu, PhD Newcastle
DepartmentSchool of Engineering
AffiliationsCentre for Future Materials
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3265-2348
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Biography

Associate Professor Dr Mainul Islam is an academic in Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in Composite Materials in the School of Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia. He also belongs to the Centre for Future Materials at USQ for conducting research. He completed his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a graduate and also former Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Bangladesh. He got Master degree in Structural Engineering from Kyushu University, Japan. He has been with USQ since 2008 just after completing PhD. His current research interests are in the areas of smart and sustainable composites and shape memory polymeric materials especially for infrastructure and biomedical applications. He has over 150 research publications based on his research outcomes. He has been able to secure a total of over $1.5M research funding jointly and individually during his academic career so far. He has supervised over 15 PhD students to their completion. He serves as Editorial Board member for several renowned journals and Technical Committee member for several international conferences. He is a Fellow (FIEAust) and Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) of Engineers Australia.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Associate Professor (Mechanical Engineering)University of Southern Queensland2020
Senior Lecturer (Mechanical Engineering)University of Southern Queensland20142019
Lecturer (Composite Materials and Mechanics)University of Southern Queensland20112013
Postdoctoral Teaching / Research Fellow (Fibre Composites)University of Southern Queensland20082010
Research AssociateThe University of Newcastle20072008
Lecturer & Assistant Professor, Mechanical EngineeringKhulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Bangladesh20022008

Expertise

Sustainable smart composites for various applications

Green composites for infrastructure and biomedical applications

Syntactic foams and foam-core sandwich composites

First year experience in engineering education

Teaching

CIV1501 Engineering Statics (AE)

MEC1201 Engineering Materials (AE)

MEC2901 Mechanical Practice 1 (E)

MEC3203 Materials Technology (E)

MEC5203 Fibre Reinforced Composites (AE)

MEC6203 Advanced Materials Technology (E)

Fields of Research

  • 401602. Composite and hybrid materials
  • 401799. Mechanical engineering not elsewhere classified

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Fellow of Engineers Australia (EA), Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), NER, APEC Engineer, IntPE(Aus)
Member of Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE)
Member of Composites Australia (CA)
BScEng
Bangladesh IT Khulna
1997
MEng
Kyushu
2002
PhD
Newcastle
2008

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Development of high-performance shape memory polymer prepregs for structural applicationsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Development and understanding performance of bio-composites using renewable agricultural biomassPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Evaluating Total Productivity of Cement Manufacturing Options with Mass Customisation TechnologiesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2020

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Investigation of the effect of water and moisture on the performance of flax fibre based bio-compositesAssociateDoctoral2020
Shape Memory Polymer Composite (SMPC) for adaptive components for orthosis and lower limb fracture fixators.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Light activated shape memory polymer composite based smart structures:  A framework for material development and activation methodologiesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2020
Prediction of delamination in glass fibre reinforced composite materials using elasto-plastic modellingAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018
Development of fibre reinforced Shape Memory Polymer Composites (SMPCs) for morphing structures and the finite element modeling of their shape memory behaviourAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018
An evaluation of cement manufacture options for sustainable infrastructureAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018
Characterisation of syntactic foams for marine applicationsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2017
Experimental and numerical study on fracture behaviour of bamboo fibres reinforced epoxy compositesAssociate SupervisorMasters2016
Development of hemp fabric reinforced compositesPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2016
Project titleDetailsYear
Asian Office of Aerospace Research & Development (AOARD)Sustainable High-Performance Light Activated Shape Memory Polymer (SMP) based Smart Materials2016
Smart Futures Fund, Queensland GovernmentFibre Composite Pile and Girder System for Replacement/Rehabilitation of Timber, Concrete or Steel Piles and Girders2009
Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF)Fibre Composites in Civil Infrastructure Road Show in Japan2009
UniSQ Research Infrastructure FundingFor enhancement of research facilities2008
UniSQ Early Career Researcher GrantFlexural Behaviour of One and Two-Way Spanning Fibre Composite Sandwich Panels with Different Fibre Orientations2008
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2022Keynote SpeakerInternational Symposium on Polymeric Materials (ISPM 2022)
2020Keynote Speaker6th International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2020)
2019Invited Speaker1st International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Research and Practice (iCMMERP 2019)
2016Best Paper AwardsRES 35th International Conference: Metallurgy Technology and Materials (ICMTM)
2011Research Excellence Award (Early Career) University of Southern Queensland
2004Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment Postgraduate Research PrizeThe University of Newcastle
2003IEB Award for the Best PaperInstitution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB)
Item reviewedYear
Lead Guest Editor - Processes (Special Issue)2021
Guest Editor - Journal of Multifunctional Composites (Special Issue)2014
Guest Editor - Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (Special Issue)2013
Editorial Board Member - World Journal of Textile Engineering and Technology
Editorial Board Member - Research & Development in Material Science
Editorial Board Member - International Journal of Materials Engineering
Editorial Board Member - Advance Research in Textile Engineering
Editorial Board Member - Acta Materialia Turcica
Editorial Board Member - Evolutions in Mechanical Engineering
Editorial Board Member - Educational Research Applications
Reviewer - Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Reviewer - Materials and Design
Reviewer - Materials Science and Engineering A
Reviewer - Journal of Composite Materials
Reviewer - Fibers and Polymers
Reviewer - Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites
Reviewer - Composites Part B
Reviewer - Construction and Building Materials
Reviewer - Journal of Cleaner Production
Reviewer - Journal of Industrial Textiles
Reviewer - International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials
Reviewer - Industrial Crops and Products
Reviewer - European Journal of Engineering Education

Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Green Sandwich Structures for Building and Construction Applications

Hossain, Forhad, Arifuzzaman, Md, Islam, Md Shariful and Islam, Md Mainul. 2023. "Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Green Sandwich Structures for Building and Construction Applications." Processes. 2023 (11). https://doi.org/10.3390/pr11082456

Investigation of Gas Release from Recycled Plastic Shopping Bags during Melting at Low Temperatures

Eberhard, Susette, Bowtell, Les, Lenske, Brian and Islam, Mainul. 2023. "Investigation of Gas Release from Recycled Plastic Shopping Bags during Melting at Low Temperatures." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 2023, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/2378231

Enhancement of the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polypropylene and Nylon 6.6 Composite Blends

Al-Haik, Mohammad Yousef, Aldajah, Saud Hamad, Kabir, Mohammad Mazedul, Siddique, Waseem Ahmad, Haik, Yousef and Islam, Md Mainul. 2023. "Enhancement of the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polypropylene and Nylon 6.6 Composite Blends." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/6535067

Shape memory polymer smart plaster for orthopaedic treatments

Jeewantha, Janitha, Jayalath, Sandaruwan, Emmanuel, Chris, Herath, Madhubhashitha, Forster, Elizabeth, Islam, Mainul, Leng, Jinsong and Epaarachchi, Jayantha. 2022. "Shape memory polymer smart plaster for orthopaedic treatments." Smart Materials and Structures. 31 (11), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ac943b

Early research of shape memory polymer vascular stents

Jeewantha, Lama Hewage Janitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Forster, Elizabeth, Islam, Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2022. "Early research of shape memory polymer vascular stents." Express Polymer Letters. 16 (9), pp. 902-923. https://doi.org/10.3144/expresspolymlett.2023.49

Effect of dispersion time for nanoparticles in DGEBA shape memory polymer composite fabrication

Islam, Mainul. 2022. "Effect of dispersion time for nanoparticles in DGEBA shape memory polymer composite fabrication." Sapuan, S. M. et al. (ed.) International Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2022 (ISPM2022). Malaysia 14 - 15 Jun 2022 Malaysia.

Investigation of curing kinetics and internal strains to enhance performances of bisphenol A based shape memory polymers

Jeewantha, L. H. J., Emmanuel, K. D. C., Herath, H. M. C. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Leng, J.. 2022. "Investigation of curing kinetics and internal strains to enhance performances of bisphenol A based shape memory polymers." Materialia. 21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2021.101264

Multi-attribute parametric optimisation of shape memory polymer properties for adaptive orthopaedic plasters

Jeewantha, L. H. J., Emmanuel, K. D. C., Herath, H. M. C. M., Islam, M. M., Fang, L. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2022. "Multi-attribute parametric optimisation of shape memory polymer properties for adaptive orthopaedic plasters." Materialia. 21, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2022.101325

Particulate-Filled Advanced Polymer Composites

Islam, Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Khan, Tawhidul Islam (ed.) 2022. Particulate-Filled Advanced Polymer Composites. MDPI AG.

Effect of hemp fibre surface treatment on the fibre-matrix interface and the influence of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin contents on composite strength properties

Kabir, Mohammad Mazedul, Alhaik, Mohammad Yousef, Aldajah, Saud Hamad, Lau, Kin Tak, Wang, Hao and Islam, Md Mainul. 2021. "Effect of hemp fibre surface treatment on the fibre-matrix interface and the influence of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin contents on composite strength properties." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 2021, pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9753779

Development and characterization of shape memory polymers for non-invasive biomedical applications

Jeewantha, Janitha, Emmanuel, Chris, Herath, Madhubhashitha, Islam, Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha. 2021. "Development and characterization of shape memory polymers for non-invasive biomedical applications." ASME 2021 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2021). United States and Online New York, United States. https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2021-66024

Failure analysis and design of grouted fibre-composite repair system for corroded steel pipes

Shamsuddoha, Md, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Islam, Md Mainul and Djukic, Luke. 2021. "Failure analysis and design of grouted fibre-composite repair system for corroded steel pipes." Engineering Failure Analysis. 119, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2020.104979

Mechanical properties of flax fiber‐reinforced composites at different relative humidities: Experimental, geometric, and displacement potential function approaches

Moudood, Abdul, Rahman, Anisur, Huq, Nayeem Md Lutful, Ochsner, Andreas, Islam, Md Mainul and Francucci, Gaston. 2020. "Mechanical properties of flax fiber‐reinforced composites at different relative humidities: Experimental, geometric, and displacement potential function approaches." Polymer Composites. 41 (12), pp. 4963-4973. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.25766

Light activated shape memory polymers and composites: A review

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Fang, Liang and Leng, Jinsong. 2020. "Light activated shape memory polymers and composites: A review." European Polymer Journal. 136, pp. 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109912

Effects of Different Relative Humidities on Flax Fibers prior to Manufacturing Their Composites Based on the Shear Response

Moudood, Abdul, Rahman, Anisur, Ochsner, Andreas, Islam, Md Mainul, Ali, Mohammad Yeakub and Francucci, Gaston. 2020. "Effects of Different Relative Humidities on Flax Fibers prior to Manufacturing Their Composites Based on the Shear Response." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 2020, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/4785970

Remote actuation of light activated shape memory polymers via D-shaped optical fibres

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Zhang, Fenghua, Leng, Jinsong, Fang, Liang, Yan, Cheng, Peng, Gang Ding and Schade, Wolfgang. 2020. "Remote actuation of light activated shape memory polymers via D-shaped optical fibres." Smart Materials and Structures. 29 (4), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ab72ea

Development of Smart Materials for Invasive Medical Applications Using Shape Memory Polymers

Jeewantha, Lama Hewage Janitha, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2020. "Development of Smart Materials for Invasive Medical Applications Using Shape Memory Polymers." 6th International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2020). Khulna, Bangladesh 19 - 21 Dec 2020 Bangladesh.

Flexural Analysis for Syntactic Foam Sandwich Panels

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, M., Epaarachchi, J., Zulkarnain, M. and Ahmed, Yaseen Adenan. 2020. "Flexural Analysis for Syntactic Foam Sandwich Panels." Saw, Chun Lin, Woo, Tze Keong, Singh, Salvinder Singh a/l Karam and Salim, Didi Asmara Bin (ed.) Regional Conference on Marine and Mechanical Engineering (ReMME'18). Ipoh, Malaysia 07 - 09 Nov 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0002-2_5

Performance investigation of two AE source location techniques on a Planar Multilayer Structure

Hassan, Md. Mehedi, Khan, Md. Tawhidul Islam, Hasemura, Yuji and Islam, Md. Mainul. 2020. "Performance investigation of two AE source location techniques on a Planar Multilayer Structure." International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration. 25 (2), pp. 226-235. https://doi.org/10.20855/ijav.2020.25.21635

4D printed shape memory polymer composite structures for deployable small spacecrafts

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Islam, Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Zhang, Fenghua and Leng, Jinsong. 2019. "4D printed shape memory polymer composite structures for deployable small spacecrafts." ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 2019). Louisville, United States 09 - 11 Sep 2019 United States. https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2019-5583

Effects of selectively triggered photothermal particles on shape memory polymer composites: an investigation on structural performance, thermomechanical characteristics and photothermal behaviour

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Yan, Cheng, Zhang, Fenghua and Leng, Jinsong. 2019. "Effects of selectively triggered photothermal particles on shape memory polymer composites: an investigation on structural performance, thermomechanical characteristics and photothermal behaviour." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 30 (20), pp. 3124-3135. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X19879998

Performance of rare earth organic complexes based light activated shape memory polymer composites

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Fang, Liang, Zhang, Fenghua and Leng, Jinsong. 2019. "Performance of rare earth organic complexes based light activated shape memory polymer composites." 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-22). Melbourne, Australia 11 - 16 Aug 2019 Australia.

Fatigue crack analysis of ferrite material by acoustic emission technique

Khan, Md. T. I., Rashid, A. A., Hidaka, R., Hattori, N. and Islam, Md. M.. 2019. "Fatigue crack analysis of ferrite material by acoustic emission technique." Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences. 13 (2), pp. 5074-5089. https://doi.org/10.15282/jmes.13.2.2019.21.0418

Thermo-mechanical properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams

Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Khan, M. T. I.. 2019. "Thermo-mechanical properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams." Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences. 13 (2), pp. 4898-4910. https://doi.org/10.15282/jmes.13.2.2019.10.0407

Carbon fibre reinforced shape memory polymer composites for deployable space habitats

Herath, H. M. C. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Leng, J.. 2019. "Carbon fibre reinforced shape memory polymer composites for deployable space habitats." Engineer: Journal of the Institution of Engineers. LII (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.4038/engineer.v52i1.7323

Flax fiber and its composites: an overview of water and moisture absorption impact on their performance

Moudood, Abul, Rahman, Anisur, Ochsner, Andreas, Islam, Mainul and Francucci, Gaston. 2019. "Flax fiber and its composites: an overview of water and moisture absorption impact on their performance." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 38 (7), pp. 323-339. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684418818893

Recent Progress in Shape Memory Polymers in Biomedical Applications

Jeewantha, Lama Hewage Janitha, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Amanda. 2019. "Recent Progress in Shape Memory Polymers in Biomedical Applications." Yang, Richard, Zhang, Leo, Zhao, Ming, Fang, Gu and Islam, Rafiqul (ed.) 1st International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Research and Practice (iCMMERP-2019). Sydney, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2019 Sydney, Australia.

Investigation of FBG sensor performance in detection of delamination damage in a half-conical shape composite component

Kakei, Ayad, Manuela, Jerry, Srinivasan, Vishwas, Sharda, Arvind, Islam, Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha. 2019. "Investigation of FBG sensor performance in detection of delamination damage in a half-conical shape composite component ." 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM). United States 10 - 12 Sep 2019 United States. https://doi.org/10.12783/shm2019/32451

Thermal expansion properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2018. "Thermal expansion properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams." Nano Hybrids and Composites. 23, pp. 39-45. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/NHC.23.39

Structural performance and photothermal recovery of carbon fibre reinforced shape memory polymer

Herath, H. M .C. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M., Al-Azzawi, W., Leng, J. and Zhang, F.. 2018. "Structural performance and photothermal recovery of carbon fibre reinforced shape memory polymer." Composites Science and Technology. 167, pp. 206-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.07.042

Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composites

Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Chen, H., Goda, K. and Khan, M. T. I.. 2018. "Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composites." Science and Technology of Materials. 30 (3), pp. 174-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stmat.2018.06.001

Near infrared light activated shape memory polymer composite for space applications

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2018. "Near infrared light activated shape memory polymer composite for space applications." Wang, Hao (ed.) 11th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM-11). Cairns, Australia 29 Jul - 01 Aug 2018

Compression and flexural properties of ground macadamia nutshell particulate composites

Bode, Rajesh Reddy, Islam, Md Mainul and Mahmood, Muhammad Nateque. 2018. "Compression and flexural properties of ground macadamia nutshell particulate composites." Wang, Hao (ed.) 11th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM-11). Cairns, Australia 29 Jul - 01 Aug 2018

Water exposure, tensile and fatigue properties of treated hemp reinforced vinyl ester composites

Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Affandi, Nor Dalila Nor and Wang, Hao. 2018. "Water exposure, tensile and fatigue properties of treated hemp reinforced vinyl ester composites ." National Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2017 (NSPM 2017). Selangor, Malaysia 21 - 22 Oct 2017 United States . AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5047164

Evaluation of delamination crack tip in woven fibre glass reinforced polymer composite using FBG sensor spectra and thermo-elastic response

Kakei, Ayad, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul and Leng, J.. 2018. "Evaluation of delamination crack tip in woven fibre glass reinforced polymer composite using FBG sensor spectra and thermo-elastic response." Measurement. 122, pp. 178-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2018.03.023

Effects of water absorption on mechanical properties of glass microballoons/vinyl ester syntactic foams

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Khan, Md Tawhidul Islam. 2018. "Effects of water absorption on mechanical properties of glass microballoons/vinyl ester syntactic foams." Research and Reviews in Materials Science and Chemistry. 8 (1), pp. 59-119.

An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course, Engineering Statics

Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2018. "An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course, Engineering Statics." Educational Research Applications. 2018 (01), pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.29011/2575-7032/100044

Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric

Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Chen, Haizhen, Goda, Koichi and Khan, Md Tawhidul Islam. 2018. "Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 5 (1), pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.5121/msej.2018.5101

Use of an elasto-plastic model and strain measurements of embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors to detect Mode I delamination crack propagation in woven cloth (0/90) composite materials

Kakei, Ayad Arab, Islam, Mainul, Leng, Jingsong and Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2018. "Use of an elasto-plastic model and strain measurements of embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors to detect Mode I delamination crack propagation in woven cloth (0/90) composite materials." Structural Health Monitoring: an international journal. 17 (2), pp. 363-378. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475921717694812

Thermo-mechanical behaviour and shape memory characteristics of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy

Herath, Madhubhashitha, Al-Azzawi, Wessam, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Robertson, Scott, Leng, Jinsong and Zhang, F.. 2018. "Thermo-mechanical behaviour and shape memory characteristics of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy." 2018 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2018). Wollongong, Australia 29 Jan - 02 Feb 2018

Implementation of a finite element analysis procedure for structural analysis of shape memory behaviour of fibre reinforced shape memory polymer composites

Al Azzawi, Wessam, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2017. "Implementation of a finite element analysis procedure for structural analysis of shape memory behaviour of fibre reinforced shape memory polymer composites." Smart Materials and Structures. 26 (12), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aa928e

Quantitative and qualitative analyses of mechanical behavior and dimensional stability of styrene-based shape memory composites

Al Azzawi, Wessam, Islam, Mainul M., Leng, Jinsong, Li, Fengfeng and Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2017. "Quantitative and qualitative analyses of mechanical behavior and dimensional stability of styrene-based shape memory composites." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 28 (20), pp. 3115-3126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X17705210

Mechanical and thermal properties of glass fiber–vinyl ester resin composite for pipeline repair exposed to hot-wet conditioning

Shamsuddoha, Md, Djukic, Luke P., Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru and Manalo, Allan. 2017. "Mechanical and thermal properties of glass fiber–vinyl ester resin composite for pipeline repair exposed to hot-wet conditioning." Journal of Composite Materials. 51 (11), pp. 1605-1617. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998316661869

Fracture behaviour of bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy composites

Khan, Ziaullah, Yousif, B. F. and Islam, Mainul. 2017. "Fracture behaviour of bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 116, pp. 186-199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.02.015

Analysis of stress concentration factor for tensile characteristics of syntactic foam using finite element method

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2017. "Analysis of stress concentration factor for tensile characteristics of syntactic foam using finite element method." Journal of Research Updates in Polymer Science. 6 (1), pp. 21-32. https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-5995.2017.06.01.4

Vinyl ester/glass microballoon syntactic foams with low density

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Su, Haibin. 2017. "Vinyl ester/glass microballoon syntactic foams with low density." International Research Journal of Materials Sciences and Applications. 2017 (1), pp. 1-25.

Mechanical properties of sandwich composite made of syntactic foam core and GFRP skins

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Su, Haibin. 2016. "Mechanical properties of sandwich composite made of syntactic foam core and GFRP skins." AIMS Material Science. 3 (4), pp. 1704-1727. https://doi.org/10.3934/matersci.2016.4.1704

Determination of coefficient thermal expansion of glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foams

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2016. "Determination of coefficient thermal expansion of glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foams." 3rd Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016): Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Growth. Langkawi, Malaysia 28 - 29 Nov 2016 Malaysia. AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5010477

Thermogravimetry analysis on fused borosilicate syntactic foams

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2017. "Thermogravimetry analysis on fused borosilicate syntactic foams." 3rd Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016): Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Growth. Langkawi, Malaysia 28 - 29 Nov 2016 Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia. AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5010542

Fabric Parameter Effect on the Mechanical Properties of Woven Hemp Fabric Reinforced Composites as an Alternative to Wood Products

Misnon, I. M., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Lau, K. T. and Wang, H.. 2016. "Fabric Parameter Effect on the Mechanical Properties of Woven Hemp Fabric Reinforced Composites as an Alternative to Wood Products." Advance Research in Textile Engineering. 1 (1).

Effect of hygrothermal conditioning on the mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for offshore pipeline rehabilitation

Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Djukic, Luke P.. 2016. "Effect of hygrothermal conditioning on the mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for offshore pipeline rehabilitation." AIMS Material Science. 3 (3), pp. 832-850. https://doi.org/10.3934/matersci.2016.3.832

Analysis of stress concentration factor around the hole of syntactic foam tensile specimens

Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2016. "Analysis of stress concentration factor around the hole of syntactic foam tensile specimens." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 102-106.

Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite: effect of water absorption on the mechanical properties degradation

Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Wang, Hao and Lau, Kin-tak. 2016. "Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite: effect of water absorption on the mechanical properties degradation." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 96-101.

Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite treated with fire retardant

Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Chen, Haizhen and Wang, Hao. 2016. "Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite treated with fire retardant." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 90-95.

Detection and characterisation of delamination damage propagation in woven glass fibre reinforced polymer composite using thermoelastic response mapping

Kakei, Ayad, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul, Leng, J. and Rajic, N.. 2016. "Detection and characterisation of delamination damage propagation in woven glass fibre reinforced polymer composite using thermoelastic response mapping." Composite Structures. 153, pp. 442-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.06.044

Development of fracture and damage modeling concepts for composite materials

Kakei, Ayad Arab Ghaidan, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Islam, M. Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2016. "Development of fracture and damage modeling concepts for composite materials." Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka (ed.) Structural health monitoring technologies and next-generation smart composite structures. Roca Raton, USA. CRC Press. pp. 341-368

Shape memory polymers and their applications

Al Azzawi, W. S., Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Islam, M. Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2016. "Shape memory polymers and their applications." Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka (ed.) Structural health monitoring technologies and next-generation smart composite structures. Boca Raton, Florida. CRC Press. pp. 447-478

Compressive behaviour of low density polymeric syntactic foams

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2015. "Compressive behaviour of low density polymeric syntactic foams." Applied Mechanics and Materials. 799-800, pp. 135-139. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.799-800.135

Mechanical properties of low density glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foam for marine application

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2015. "Mechanical properties of low density glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foam for marine application." 12th Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference 2015: Game On! Winning with Composites. Gold Coast, Australia 21 - 23 Apr 2015

Analyses of woven hemp fabric characteristics for composite reinforcement

Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2015. "Analyses of woven hemp fabric characteristics for composite reinforcement." Materials and Design. 66 (A), pp. 82-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.10.037

Selection of hemp fabric as reinforcement in composite materials

Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Selection of hemp fabric as reinforcement in composite materials." Mashud, Mohammad (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2014). Khulna, Bangladesh 26 - 27 Dec 2014 Khulna, Bangladesh.

Compressive properties of ceramic microballoon syntactic foams

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2014. "Compressive properties of ceramic microballoon syntactic foams." Mashud, Mohammad (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2014). Khulna, Bangladesh 26 - 27 Dec 2014 Khulna, Bangladesh.

Compressive, tensile and thermal properties of epoxy grouts subjected to underwater conditioning at elevated temperature

Shamsuddoha, M., Islam, M. M., Aravinthan, T., Manalo, A. and Djukic, L. P.. 2014. "Compressive, tensile and thermal properties of epoxy grouts subjected to underwater conditioning at elevated temperature." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.

Characterisation of the mechanical properties of pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer tube

Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru and Islam, Md Mainul. 2014. "Characterisation of the mechanical properties of pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer tube." Materials and Design. 63, pp. 305-315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.06.018

Sediment color tool for targeting arsenic-safe aquifers for the installation of shallow drinking water tubewells

Hossain, Mohammed, Bhattacharya, Prosun, Frape, Shaun K., Jacks, Gunnar, Islam, M. Mainul, Rahman, M. Moklesur, von Bromssen, Mattias, Hasan, M. Aziz and Ahmed, Kazi Matin. 2014. "Sediment color tool for targeting arsenic-safe aquifers for the installation of shallow drinking water tubewells." Science of the Total Environment. 493, pp. 615-625. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.05.064

Potentiality of utilising natural textile materials for engineering composites applications

Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Potentiality of utilising natural textile materials for engineering composites applications." Materials and Design. 59, pp. 359-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.022

Mechanical properties of activated carbon (AC) coconut shell reinforced polypropylene composites encapsulated with epoxy resin

Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M., Yusop, M. Y. M. and Idrus, M. A. Munaim M.. 2014. "Mechanical properties of activated carbon (AC) coconut shell reinforced polypropylene composites encapsulated with epoxy resin." Xuan, Li (ed.) 5th International Conference on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (ICBEE 2013). New Delhi, India 14 - 15 Sep 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcbee.2014.01.017

Effect of coarse filler on shrinkages and dynamic mechanical properties of epoxy grouts

Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2014. "Effect of coarse filler on shrinkages and dynamic mechanical properties of epoxy grouts." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 2 (1), pp. 61-66. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/2.1/

Study on compressive properties of syntactic foams for marine applications

Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Ku, H.. 2014. "Study on compressive properties of syntactic foams for marine applications." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 2 (1), pp. 21-27. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/2.1/Salleh

Tensile behaviours of activated carbon (AC) coconut shell reinforced recycle polyethylene (PET) hybrid composites

Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Yusop, M. Y. M. and Muhamad, M. S.. 2013. "Tensile behaviours of activated carbon (AC) coconut shell reinforced recycle polyethylene (PET) hybrid composites." 12th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (ICFPAM 2013). Auckland, New Zealand 08 - 13 Dec 2013

Characterisation of mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for composite repair of steel pipelines

Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Characterisation of mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for composite repair of steel pipelines." Materials and Design. 52, pp. 315-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.05.068

Development of artificial neural network model in predicting performance of the smart wind turbine blade

Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Development of artificial neural network model in predicting performance of the smart wind turbine blade." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.

Textile material forms for reinforcement materials: a review

Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Textile material forms for reinforcement materials: a review." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.

Tensile behaviours of activated carbon coconut shell filled epoxy composites

Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Ku, H.. 2013. "Tensile behaviours of activated carbon coconut shell filled epoxy composites." Noor, M. M., Rahman, M. M. and Ismail, J. (ed.) 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.

Preliminary study on the development of syntactic foams for marine applications

Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Ku, H.. 2013. "Preliminary study on the development of syntactic foams for marine applications." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2028279

Integration of textile fabric and coconut shell in particleboard

Misnon, M. I., Bahari, S. A., Islam, M. M. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2013. "Integration of textile fabric and coconut shell in particleboard ." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027836

Smart structure for small wind turbine blade

Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Smart structure for small wind turbine blade." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027725

Cure shrinkage in epoxy grouts for grouted repairs

Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Cure shrinkage in epoxy grouts for grouted repairs." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2028085

Effectiveness of using fibre-reinforced polymer composites for underwater steel pipeline repairs

Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Effectiveness of using fibre-reinforced polymer composites for underwater steel pipeline repairs." Composite Structures. 100, pp. 40-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.12.019

Damage modelling of repeatedly impacted square fibre reinforced polymer composite tube

Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Islam, Mainul. 2013. "Damage modelling of repeatedly impacted square fibre reinforced polymer composite tube." Materials and Design. 47, pp. 687-697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.12.051

Experimental investigation on the behaviour of square FRP composite tubes under repeated axial impact

Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Islam, Mainul. 2013. "Experimental investigation on the behaviour of square FRP composite tubes under repeated axial impact." Composite Structures. 97, pp. 211-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.10.033

A pilot study on flexural properties of epoxy nanoclay reinforced composites

Ku, H., Fung, S. Y., Islam, M., Li, X. and Chong, Y. P.. 2013. "A pilot study on flexural properties of epoxy nanoclay reinforced composites ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (2), pp. 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412459246

Mechanical and thermal properties of jute fibre reinforced composites

Kabir, Mohammad Mazedul, Islam, Md Mainul and Wang, Hao. 2013. "Mechanical and thermal properties of jute fibre reinforced composites." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 1 (1), pp. 71-77. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/1.1/Islam

Mechanical properties of epoxy grouts for structural repair

Shamsuddoha, M., Islam, M. M., Aravinthan, T., Manalo, A. C. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Mechanical properties of epoxy grouts for structural repair." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.

Sustainable composites

Yousif, Belal F., Islam, Md Mainul and Salit, Mohd Sapuan. 2013. "Sustainable composites." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/142718

Effects of energy level and impact repetitions on the impact fatigue behaviour and post-impact flexural properties of square FRP pultruded tubes

Guades, E. J., Aravinthan, T., Manalo, A. C. and Islam, M. M.. 2013. "Effects of energy level and impact repetitions on the impact fatigue behaviour and post-impact flexural properties of square FRP pultruded tubes." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.

Development of smart wind turbine blades

Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Development of smart wind turbine blades." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H and Leong, A. Y. L (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Design of smart structures for wind turbine blades

Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Design of smart structures for wind turbine blades." Noor, M. M., Rahman, M. M. and Ismail, J. (ed.) 2nd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2012). Gold Coast, Australia 07 - 09 Jul 2012 Sydney, Australia.

Behaviour of pultruded FRP hollow sections under eccentric loading

Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru and Williams, Paul Garreth. 2012. "Behaviour of pultruded FRP hollow sections under eccentric loading." Monti, Georgio (ed.) 6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2012). Rome, Italy 13 - 15 Jun 2012 Rome, Italy.

An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course engineering statistics

Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2012. "An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course engineering statistics." Mortimer, Rachel (ed.) 15th International First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2012) . Brisbane, Australia 26 - 29 Jun 2012 Brisbane, Australia.

A review on the driving performance of FRP composite piles

Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru, Islam, Mainul and Manalo, Allan. 2012. "A review on the driving performance of FRP composite piles." Composite Structures. 94 (6), pp. 1932-1942. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.02.004

Fibre composites for high pressure pipeline repairs, in-air and subsea: an overview

Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan, Lau, Kin-tak and Elder, David. 2012. "Fibre composites for high pressure pipeline repairs, in-air and subsea: an overview." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.

Stiffness of FRP pultruded tubes under repeated axial impacts

Guades, Ernesto J., Aravinthan, Thiru, Islam, Md. Mainul and Manalo, Allan C.. 2012. "Stiffness of FRP pultruded tubes under repeated axial impacts." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.

Silk fibers and their unidirectional polymer composites

Ahmed, Mansur, Islam, Md Saiful, Ahsan, Qumrul and Islam, Md Mainul. 2012. "Silk fibers and their unidirectional polymer composites." Thomas, Sabu, Ninan, Neethu, Mohan, Mohan and Francis, Elizabeth (ed.) Natural polymers, biopolymers, biomaterials, and their composites, blends, and IPNs. Oakville, ON. Canada . Apple Academic Press (CRC Press). pp. 79-90

Sandwich composites made of syntactic foam core and paper skin: manufacturing and mechanical behavior

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2012. "Sandwich composites made of syntactic foam core and paper skin: manufacturing and mechanical behavior." Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials. 14 (1), pp. 111-127. https://doi.org/10.1177/1099636211413564

Compressive strength characterization of polyester based fillers

Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath, Lokuge, Weena, Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Compressive strength characterization of polyester based fillers." Advanced Materials Research. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.32

Influence of fly ash proportions on properties of polymer concrete with polyester resin

Lokuge, Weena, Aravinthan, Thiru, Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath and Islam, Mainul. 2011. "Influence of fly ash proportions on properties of polymer concrete with polyester resin." 25th Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2011): Building a Sustainable Future. Perth, Australia 12 - 14 Oct 2011 Sydney, Australia.

Driveability of composite piles

Guades, E. J., Aravinthan, T. and Islam, M. M.. 2011. "Driveability of composite piles." Cowled, Craig J. L. (ed.) 1st International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing (eddBE 2011). Brisbane, Australia 27 - 29 Apr 2011 Brisbane, Australia.

Pre-mould processing technique for syntactic foams: generalised modelling, theory and experiment

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2011. "Pre-mould processing technique for syntactic foams: generalised modelling, theory and experiment." Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 211 (4), pp. 708-716. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2010.12.006

Polymer based filler materials as infill for GFRP pile connector

Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath, Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2011. "Polymer based filler materials as infill for GFRP pile connector." Key Engineering Materials. 471-472, pp. 763-768. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.471-472.763

Fabrication and characterization of unidirectional silk fibre composites

Ahmed, Mansur, Islam, Md Saiful, Ahsan, Qumrul and Islam, Md Mainul. 2011. "Fabrication and characterization of unidirectional silk fibre composites." Key Engineering Materials. 471-472 (1), pp. 20-25. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.471-472.20

Behaviour of fibre composite pile under axial compression load

Guades, E. J., Sirimanna, C. S., Aravinthan, T. and Islam, M. M.. 2011. "Behaviour of fibre composite pile under axial compression load." Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson T. K. and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-81

Preliminary development of polymer based filler materials for GFRP tubular connector

Sirimanna, C. S., Islam, M. M. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Preliminary development of polymer based filler materials for GFRP tubular connector." Fragomeni, Sam, Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson T. K. and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-79

Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich panels under uniformly distributed loading

Islam, M. M. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich panels under uniformly distributed loading." Fragomeni, Sam, Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson T. K. and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-77

Temperature effects on full scale FRP bridge using innovative composite components

Sirimanna, C. S., Islam, M. M. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Temperature effects on full scale FRP bridge using innovative composite components." Ye, Lieping, Feng, Peng and Yue, Qingrui (ed.) 5th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2010). Beijing, China 27 - 29 Sep 2010 Beijing, China.

Mechanical and thermal properties of untreated and chemically treated jute fibre reinforced composites

Kabir, Mohammad Mazedul, Islam, Md Mainul and Wang, Hao. 2010. "Mechanical and thermal properties of untreated and chemically treated jute fibre reinforced composites." 1st International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2010) . Khulna, Bangladesh 23 - 24 Dec 2010 Khulna, Bangladesh.

An overview on syntactic foam core and paper skin sandwich composites as potential building materials

Islam, Md Mainul, Kim, Ho Sung and Kabir, Mohammad Mazedul. 2010. "An overview on syntactic foam core and paper skin sandwich composites as potential building materials." 2010 International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE2010). Khulna, Bangladesh 23 - 24 Dec 2010 Khulna, Bangladesh.

Effects of temperature on a pultruded FRP composite

Sirimanna, Chamila S., Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Effects of temperature on a pultruded FRP composite." Teh, Kian, Davies, Ian and Howard, Ian (ed.) 6th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 6). Perth, Western Australia 12 - 15 Dec 2010 Perth, Australia.

Behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich panels under point load and uniformly distributed load

Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich panels under point load and uniformly distributed load." Composite Structures. 93 (1), pp. 206-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2010.05.019

An overview on the application of FRP composites in piling system

Guades, E. J., Aravinthan, T. and Islam, M. M.. 2010. "An overview on the application of FRP composites in piling system." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Canberra, Australia.

Physical and tensile properties of raw and treated silk fibres

Ahmed, Mansur, Islam, Md Saiful, Ahsan, Qumrul and Islam, Md Mainul. 2010. "Physical and tensile properties of raw and treated silk fibres." 2nd International Conference on Natural Polymers, Bio-Polymers, Bio-Materials, their Composites, Blends, IPN's and Gels Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales (ICNP - 2010). Kottayam, India 24 - 26 Sep 2010 India.

Manufacturing and behaviour of sandwich composites made of starch as binder for core and adhesive between core and skins

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2010. "Manufacturing and behaviour of sandwich composites made of starch as binder for core and adhesive between core and skins." 2nd International Conference on Natural Polymers, Bio-Polymers, Bio-Materials, their Composites, Blends, IPN's and Gels Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales (ICNP - 2010). Kottayam, India 24 - 26 Sep 2010 India.

Flexural behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich beams in flatwise and edgewise positions

Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T., Karunasena, W. and Islam, M. M.. 2010. "Flexural behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich beams in flatwise and edgewise positions." Composite Structures. 92 (4), pp. 984-995. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2009.09.046

Behaviour of innovative fibre composite sandwich panels under point loading

Islam, M. M., Aravinthan, T. and Van Erp, G.. 2009. "Behaviour of innovative fibre composite sandwich panels under point loading." Sim, Jongsung (ed.) 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2009). Seoul, Korea 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Seoul, Korea.

Flexural behaviour of composite sandwiches for structural applications

Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Islam, Mainul. 2009. "Flexural behaviour of composite sandwiches for structural applications." Oehlers, D. J., Griffith, M. C. and Seracino, R. (ed.) 9th International Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-9): Current Challenges and Future Trends. Sydney, Australia 13 - 15 Jul 2009 Adelaide, Australia.

Syntactic foams as building materials consisting of inorganic hollow microspheres and starch binder

Kim, Ho Sung and Islam, Md Mainul. 2009. "Syntactic foams as building materials consisting of inorganic hollow microspheres and starch binder." Cornejo, Donald N. and Haro, Jason L. (ed.) Building materials: properties, performance and applications. New York, USA. Nova Science Publishers.

Behaviour of innovative fibre composite sandwich panels

Islam, Md Mainul. 2009. "Behaviour of innovative fibre composite sandwich panels." Workshop on Life Cycle Assessment of Sustainable FRP Materials (2009). Saitama, Japan 14 Dec 2009

An overview on manufacturing and properties of syntactic foams made of ceramic hollow microspheres and starch

Islam, M. M. and Kim, H. S.. 2009. "An overview on manufacturing and properties of syntactic foams made of ceramic hollow microspheres and starch ." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.

Manufacture of syntactic foams using starch as binder: post-mold processing

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2008. "Manufacture of syntactic foams using starch as binder: post-mold processing." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 23 (8), pp. 884-892. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426910802413661

Pre-mould processing for syntactic foams: modelling, theory and experiment

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2008. "Pre-mould processing for syntactic foams: modelling, theory and experiment." 13th International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering (AMME-13). Cairo, Egypt 27 - 29 May 2008 Cairo, Egypt.

Properties and mechanical behaviour of novel sandwich composites made of syntactic foam and paper skin

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2007. "Properties and mechanical behaviour of novel sandwich composites made of syntactic foam and paper skin." Veidt, Martin, Albermani, Faris, Daniel, Bill, Griffiths, John, Hargreaves, Doug, McAree, Ross, Meehan, Paul and Tan, Andy (ed.) 5th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2007). Brisbane, Australia 10 - 12 Dec 2007 Sydney, Australia.

Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: mixing behaviour for post-mould processing

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2007. "Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: mixing behaviour for post-mould processing." Advanced Materials Research. 29-30, pp. 169-172.

Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: modelling for pre-mould processing

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2007. "Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: modelling for pre-mould processing." Advanced Materials Research. 29-30, pp. 165-168.

Novel syntactic foams made of ceramic hollow micro-spheres and starch: theory, structure and properties

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2007. "Novel syntactic foams made of ceramic hollow micro-spheres and starch: theory, structure and properties." Journal of Materials Science. 42 (15), pp. 6123-6132. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-006-1091-7

Manufacture of syntactic foams: pre-mold processing

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2007. "Manufacture of syntactic foams: pre-mold processing." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 22 (1), pp. 28-36. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426910601015857

Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: mixing behaviour for post-mould processing

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2006. "Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: mixing behaviour for post-mould processing." 4th International Conference on Advanced Materials & Processing (ICAMP-4). Hamilton, New Zealand 10 - 13 Dec 2006 Hamilton, New Zealand.

Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: modelling for pre-mould processing

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2006. "Syntactic foams consolidated with starch: modelling for pre-mould processing." 4th International Conference on Advanced Materials & Processing (ICAMP-4). Hamilton, New Zealand 10 - 13 Dec 2006 Hamilton, New Zealand.

Novel syntactic foams made of ceramic hollow micro-spheres and starch - theory, structure and properties

Islam, Md Mainul and Kim, Ho Sung. 2006. "Novel syntactic foams made of ceramic hollow micro-spheres and starch - theory, structure and properties." Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zeng, Q., Berndt, Christopher C., Rizkalla, S., Gowripalan, N. and Matison, Janison (ed.) ACUN-5 International Composites Conference. Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Jul 2006 Sydney, Australia.

Investigation for a suitable screw of a briquetting machine

Ali, Md Nawsher, Islam, Md Mainul and Ferdous, Chy. Md Refaul. 2004. "Investigation for a suitable screw of a briquetting machine." Hossain, M. Imtiaz (ed.) 2nd BSME-ASME lnternational Conference on Thermal Engineering. Dhaka, Bangladesh 02 - 04 Jan 2004 Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Evaluation of the properties of raw materials and products of briquetting machine

Islam, Md Mainul, Ali, Md Nawsher and Mia, Sobahan. 2004. "Evaluation of the properties of raw materials and products of briquetting machine." Hossain, M. Imtiaz (ed.) 2nd BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering. Dhaka, Bangladesh 02 - 04 Jan 2004 Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Crack opening behavior in aluminum alloy 5083

Islam, Md Mainul and Watanabe, Taiji. 2003. "Crack opening behavior in aluminum alloy 5083." Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh. ME 32, pp. 26-35.

An overview of energy profile for Bangladesh: past, present and future uses

Khan, Kamrujjaman, Islam, Md Mainul, Rahman, M. L. and Ali, Md Nawsher. 2003. "An overview of energy profile for Bangladesh: past, present and future uses." 2003 National Seminar on the Role of Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources for National Development (SRRAESND-2003). Khulna, Bangladesh 19 - 20 Dec 2003 Pathumthani, Thailand.

An investigation on the raw materials and products of the briquetting machine

Islam, Md Mainul, Khan, Kamrujjaman, Ali, Md Nawsher and Islam, Md Shahidul. 2003. "An investigation on the raw materials and products of the briquetting machine." 2003 National Seminar on the Role of Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources for National Development (SRRAESND-2003). Khulna, Bangladesh 19 - 20 Dec 2003 Pathumthani, Thailand.

Solar photovoltaic technology and Bangladesh

Ferdous, C. M. R., Islam, M. Shahidul, Islam, M. Mainul, Alam, M. M. Asraful and Rahman, A. N. M.Mizanur. 2003. "Solar photovoltaic technology and Bangladesh." 2003 National Seminar on the Role of Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources for National Development (SRRAESND-2003). Khulna, Bangladesh 19 - 20 Dec 2003 Pathumthani, Thailand.