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Dr. Md. Atikur Rahman

PhD (2021), M.Sc. (Thesis) (2010) and B.Sc. Hons. (2009) in Physics from University of Rajshahi (RU), Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh (First Class 1st Position)

Associate Professor

Department of Physics

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

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+880 1723051728  (Personal)

+8801634676159 (Personal)

atikphy@pust.ac.bd (Office)

atik0707phy@gmail.com (Personal)

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Total Publications: 50

Total Publications (50)

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Education (2)

  • PhD in Physics (2021)
  • M.Sc. (Thesis) in Physics in 2010 (2009-2010) from University of Rajshahi (RU), Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh (First Class 1st Position),Thesis title: Structural, Elastic, Electronic and Optical properties of SrSi2.Supervisor: Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Azharul Islam. B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics in 2009 (2005-2009) from University of Rajshahi (RU), Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh (First Class 1st Position). Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) Examination in 2005 from Dr. Nashir Uddin Talukdar College,Natore, Bangladesh (GPA-4.90) Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) Examination in 2003 from Srish Chandra Bidya Niketon High School, Natore. Bangladesh (GPA-4.50)

Teaching Experience (2)

  • Lecturer, Department of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh (From September 01, 2013 to August 31, 2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh (From September 01, 2015 to Still).

Administrative or Other Experience (1)

  • Assistant Provost, Bangabandhu Hall, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, 2017 - 2018

Research Interests (1)

  • Field: Condensed Matter Physics, Solid-state Physics, Material Science. Work: Theoretical study of Different Physical Properties of Materials including Structural, Elastic, Electronic, Optical and Thermal and Superconducting Properties. Score: 22.96

Awards & Recognition (5)

  • Project Grant from Pabna University of Science and Technology funded by UGC, Bangladesh, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 (BD TK: 50,000; 60,000 and 70, 000)
  • 1. Ministry of Science and Technology (R&D) research grant (2016-2017).
  • 2. National science & information and communication technology scholarship (2010).
  • 3. Professor Basak Scholarship at 2006, 2008, and 2009, sponsored by peninsula welfare trust, Bangladesh.
  • 4. Shahid Suhrawardy Hall gold medal, University of Rajshahi for First Class in B.Sc. Honours in 2009

Journal Articles (50)

  • 2019, Md Atikur Rahman*, MU Salma, The structural, mechanical, electronic, optical and thermodynamic properties of in-based carbide M3InC (where M=Y and La), International Journal of Physics and Applications Online ISSN: 2664-7583; Print ISSN: 2664-7575,Volume 1; Issue 1; 2019; Page No. 43-49
  • 2021 Rukaia Khatun , Md Atikur Rahman ,** Khandaker Monower Hossain b, Md Zahid Hasan, Md Rasheduzzaman , Sushmita Sarker, Physical properties of MAX phase Zr2PbC under pressure: Investigation via DFT scheme, Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter 620 (2021) 413258. ISSN: 0921-4526, Impact Factor: 1.898.
  • 2021, Rukaia Khatun, Md. Atikur Rahman, Md. Zahid Hasan, and Khandaker Monower Hossain, Effects of pressure on the structural, mechanical, anisotropic, and electronic properties of MgTi2O4 via density functional theory, THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL B, Eur. Phys. J. B (2021) 94:113, https://doi.org/10.1140/epjb/s10051-021-00119-6. Impact Factor: 1.50.
  • 2021Md. Shahidul Islam, Md. Atikur Rahman* and Nahida Farjana, The Physical Properties of ThCr2Si2- Type Co-based Compound SrCo2Si2: An ab-initio Study, International Journal of Material and Mathematical Sciences, 3(3), 50-59, 2021
  • 2021 M. Shahin Alam, Md. Atikur Rahman, M. Shahajan Ali, M. Aftabuzzaman *, First-principles calculations to investigate structural and elastic properties of Y2C3 under external pressure, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 1202 (2021) 113320.
  • 2021 M. I. Kholil1*, M. T. H. Bhuiyan2**, Md. Atikur Rahman3, M. S. Ali4 and M. Aftabuzzaman5*, Effects of Fe doping on the visible light absorption and band gap tuning of lead-free (CsSnCl3) and lead halide (CsPbCl3) perovskites for optoelectronic applications, AIP Advances (American Institute of Physics), 2021, ISSN: 2158-3226 (online), Impact factor: 1.579
  • 2021 Md. Zahid Hasan, Md. Abu Rayhan, Md. Atikur Rahman, Md. Rasheduzzaman, Jibon Modak, Khandaker Monower Hossain, Insights into the physical properties of inverse-Heusler alloy Cr2CoGa via density functional theory, Physica Scripta (IOPscience), 2021, Impact factor: 1.985,
  • 2021 Md. Khokon Miah, Khandaker Monower Hossain, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. Rasheduzzaman, S. K. Mitro, Jibon Krishna Modak, Md. Zahid Hasan*, Comprehensive study on the physical properties of tetragonal LaTGe3 (T = Rh, Ir, Pd) compounds: An ab-initio investigation, AIP Advances (American Institute of Physics), 2021, Vol. No.: 11, pages: 025046-14, ISSN: 2158-3226 (online), Impact factor: 1.579, doi: 10.1063/5.0042924.
  • 2021 M. I. Kholil1*, M. T. H. Bhuiyan2**, Md. Atikur Rahman3, M. S. Ali4 and M. Aftabuzzaman5**, Influence of molybdenum and technetium doping on visible light absorption, optical and electronic properties of lead-free perovskites CsSnBr3 for optoelectronic applications, Journal of RSC Advances, Impact factor: 3.12 (accepted)
  • 2020 *1. M. Atikur Rahman, M. R. Akter, M. Romana Khatun, R. Sultana, and M. A. Razzaque Sarker, Synthesis and Characterization of High-Quality Polycrystalline Sample NiV2O6 by Solid-State Reaction Technique, Physics of the Solid State (Springer), 2020, Vol. No.: 62, Issue No.: 6, Pages: 1024–1032, ISSN: 1063-7834 (print), Impact factor: 0.99, DOI: 10.1134/S1063783420060049
  • 2020 *2. Md. Atikur Rahman, Rajia Sultana and Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Synthesis, Characterization and Physical Features of Novel Transition Metal Oxide NiCr2O6: Solid-State Technique and Ab-initio Study, Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies (2020), Vol. No.: 4, Issue No.: 2, Pages: 24–36, ISSN: 2308-6246 (print).
  • 2020 *3. Md. Atikur Rahman, Md. Afjalur Rahman, and Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Synthesis, Characterization and Pressure Effect on Structural and Mechanical Properties of MgBi2O6: Solid-State Route and DFT Study, International Journal of Material and Mathematical Sciences, (UnivergePG), 2020, Vol. No.: 2, Issue No.: 5, Pages: 71-86, ISSN: 2707-4625 (Online) & 2707-4617 (Print), https://doi.org/10.34104/ijmms.020.071086.
  • 2020 *4. Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. Afjalur Rahman, M. U. Salma, Md. Ibrahim Kholil, Structural, Elastic, Electronic, Optical and Thermodynamic Properties of ThCr2Si2-Type Os-Based Superconductors MOs2P2 (M= Sr and Ba): A DFT Study, Journal of Control and Instrumentation Engineering, Volume-6, Issue-1 (January-April, 2020)
  • 2020 5. Md. Atikur Rahman*, Lubna Haque Ame, Physical Insights of BaNiSn3-Type Compounds SrXGe3 (X = Ni, Rh): DFT Calculations, Journal of Control and Instrumentation Engineering,Volume-6, Issue-1 (January-April, 2020)
  • 2020 6. Mst. Jannatul Naefa, and Md. Atikur Rahman*, First Principles Study of Structural, Elastic, Electronic and Optical Features of the Non-centrosymmetric Superconductors SrMGe3 (Where M= Ir, Pt, and Pd), International Journal of Material and Mathematical Sciences, 2(2), 16-28, 2020.
  • 2020 7. Sushmita Sarker1, Atikur Rahman*, Rukayia Khatun, Study of structural, elastic, electronics, optical and thermodynamic properties of Hf2PbC under pressure by ab-initio method, Computational Condensed Matter, Available online 27 November 2020, e00512.
  • 2019 *8. Md. Atikur Rahman, Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Synthesis, characterization and physical properties of high quality MgV2O6 crystals by solid-state reaction and ab-initio methods, Journal of Alloys and Compounds (ELSEVIER), 2019, Vol. No.: 797, Pages: 630-639, ISSN: 0925-8388, Impact factor: 4.65, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.05.081.
  • 2019 *9. Md. Atikur Rahman , Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Shahjahan Ali, The physical properties of ThCr2Si2- type nickel-based superconductors BaNi2T2 (T = P, As): An ab-initio study, Chinese Journal of Physics (ELSEVIER), 2019, Vol. No.: 59, Pages: 58-69. ISSN: 0577-9073, Impact factor: 2.64, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjph.2018.12.026.
  • 2019 10. M.U. Salma, Md.Atikur Rahman*, Md.I brahim Kholil, Md. Shahjahan Ali, MgCu2-type Laves phases CaPt2, SrPd2 and SrPt2: a DFT based ab-initio investigation, Solid State Communications (ELSEVIER), 2019, Vol. No.: 296, Pages: 1-7, ISSN: 0038-1098, Impact factor: 1.52, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssc.2019.03.012
  • 2019 11. M. U. Salma and Md. Atikur Rahman*, Physical properties of ThCr2Si2-type Rh-based compounds ARh2Ge2 (A = Ca, Sr, Y and Ba): DFT based first-principles investigation, International Journal of Modern Physics B (World Scientific), 2019, Vol. No.: 32, Pages: 1850357-20, ISSN: 0217-9792 (print), Impact factor: 0.863, DOI: 10.1142/S0217979218503575.
  • 2019 12. Uttam Kumar Chowdhury, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Afjalur Rahmana, Pretam Kumar Das M.U.Salma Md. Shahjahan Ali, Dayal Chandra Roy, The Physical Properties of ThCr2Si2-type Ru-based Compounds SrRu2X2 (X= P, Ge, As): An ab-inito Investigation, Physica C Superconductivity and its Application (ELSEVIER), 2019, Vol. No.: 562, Pages: 48-55,ISSN: 0921-4534, Impact factor: 1.24, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2018.11.002.
  • 2019 13. Mst. Jannatul Naefa, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Physical properties of ThCr2Si2-type Ni-based compounds SrNi2M2 (M= As and Ge): DFT based Ab-inito calculations, Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications (ELSEVIER), 2019, Vol. No.: 560, Pages: 19-25, ISSN: 0921-4534, Impact factor: 1.24, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2019.02.007.
  • 2019 14. Md. Shahjahan Ali, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, A theoretical investigation of ThCr2Si2-type Pd-based superconductors XPd2Ge2 (X = Ca, Sr, La, Nd), Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications (ELSEVIER), 2019, Vol. No.: 561, Pages: 35-44, ISSN: 0921-4534, Impact factor: 1.24, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2018.10.015.
  • 2018 *15. Md. Atikur Rahman 1, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Mst. Asma Khatun, Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker, First principles investigation of structural, electronic and optical properties of NiV2O6, Computational Condensed Matter (ELSEVIER), 15 (2018) 95.
  • 2018 *16. Md. Atikur Rahman , Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Shahjahan Ali, Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Theoretical investigation on MgV2O6: Ab-initio study, Philosophical Magazine (Taylor & Francis), 2018, Vol. No.: 98, Issue No.: 22, Pages: 2077-2093, ISSN: 1478-6435 (Print). Impact factor: 1.86, https://doi.org/10.1080/14786435.2018.1468094.
  • 2018 17. Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman* , Investigation on the Physical Properties of Two Laves Phase Compounds HRh2 (H = Ca and La): A DFT Study, International Journal of Modern Physics B ( World Scientific), 2018, Vol. No.: 32, Issue No.: 12, Pages: 1850149-13, ISSN: 0217-9792 (print), Impact factor: 0.863, DOI: 10.1142/S0217979218501497
  • 2018 18. Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Lokman Ali, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Pressure dependent mechanical and thermodynamic properties of newly discovered cubic Na2He, Chinese Journal of Physics (ELSEVIER), 2018, Vol. No.: 56, Pages: 231-237. ISSN: 0577-9073, Impact factor: 2.64, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjph.2017.12.024.
  • 2018 19. M.U. Salma, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Study of structural, elastic, electronic, mechanical, optical and thermodynamic properties of NdPb3 intermetallic compound: DFT based calculations, Computational Condensed Matter (ELSEVIER), 2018, Vol. No.: 15, Pages: 42-47, ISSN: 2352-2143, Impact factor: 0.97, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cocom.2018.04.001.
  • 2017 20. Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman*, ThCr2Si2-type Ru-based superconductors LaRu2M2 (M = P and As): An ab-initio investigation, Journal of Alloys and Compounds (ELSEVIER), 2017, Vol. No.: 695, Pages: 2827-2834, ISSN: 0925-8388, Impact factor: 4.65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.11.418.
  • 2017 21. Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Novel 122-type Ir-based superconductors BaIr2Mi2 (Mi = P and As): A density functional study, Journal of Alloys and Compounds (ELSEVIER), 2017, Vol. No.: 711, Pages: 327-334, ISSN: 0925-8388, Impact factor: 4.65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.04.006.
  • 2017 22. Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker , Prediction of a new transition metal oxide MgRhO3 with SrTiO3 –type structure: Stability, structure and physical characteristics, Chinese Journal of Physics (ELSEVIER), 2017, Vol. No.: 55, Pages: 1489–1494. ISSN: 0577-9073, Impact factor: 2.64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjph.2017.03.021.
  • 2017 23. Md. Ibrahim Kholil, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. ZahidurRahaman, First principles study of the structural, elastic, electronic, optical and thermodynamic properties of SrRh2 laves phase intermetallic compound, Computational Condensed Matter(ELSEVIER) (2017) 1-8.
  • 2017 24. Md. Ibrahim Kholil, Md. Atikur Rahman* and Md. Shahinur Islam, Ab-initio study of C15-type Laves phase superconductor LaRu2, Cogent Physics 4 (2017) 1360461.
  • 2017 25. Md. Zahidur Rahaman Md. Atikur Rahman*, Superconductivity at ∼3.77 K in T2 Phase Ta5GeB2 Evaluated by First Principles, Materials Focus (American Scientific), Vol. 6, pp. 1–4, (2017).
  • 2016 26. Md. Lokman Ali, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman*, and Md. Afjalur Rahman, Pressure Effects on Structural, Elastic and Electronic Properties of MgRh Compound by Ab Initio Study, Materials Focus (American Scientific Publishers), 2016, Vol. No.: 5, Issue No.: 3, Pages: 268–274, ISSN: 2169-429X (Print) EISSN: 2169-4303 (Online), doi:10.1166/mat.2016.1322.
  • 2016 27. Md. Afjalur Rahman, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md.Atikur Rahman*, The structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of MgCu under pressure: A first-principles study, International Journal of Modern Physics B ( World Scientific), 2016, Vol. No.: 30, Pages: 1650199-16, ISSN: 0217-9792 (print), Impact factor: 0.863, DOI: 10.1142/S021797921650199X.
  • 2016 28. Md. Lokman Ali, Md. Zahidur Rahaman and Md. Atikur Rahman, The structural, elastic and optical properties of ScM (M = Rh, Cu, Ag, Hg) intermetallic compounds under pressure by ab initio simulations, International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Engineering, (World Scientific), 2016, Vol. No.: 5, Issue No.: 4, Pages: 1650024-17, ISSN: 2047-6841 (print), Impact factor: 0.20, DOI: 10.1142/S204768411650024X.
  • 2016 29. Md. ZahidurRahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Novel Laves phase superconductor NbBe2: A theoretical investigation, Computational Condensed Matter (ELSEVIER),8 (2016) 7-13.
  • 2016 *30. Md. Atikur Rahman, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker, First principles investigation of structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of HgGeB2 (B=P, As) chalcopyrite semiconductors, Computational Condensed Matter (ELSEVIER), 2016, Vol. No.: 09, Pages: 19-26, ISSN: 2352-2143, Impact factor: 0.97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cocom.2016.09.00
  • 2016 *31. Md. Atikur Rahman1, Md. Afjalur Rahman, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, First-Principles Calculations of Structural, Electronic and Optical Properties of HfZn2, Journal of Advanced Physics (American scientific), Vol. 5, (2016) 1–5.
  • 2016 32. Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Superconductivity at ∼0.049 K in Laves Phase HfZn2 Predicted by First Principles, Journal of Advanced Physics (American scientific), Vol. 6 (2016) 1–3.
  • 2016 33. Uttam Kumar Chowdhury, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. Afjalur Rahman, M.T.H. Bhuiyan and Md. Lokman Ali, Ab initio study on structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of cuprate based superconductor, Cogent Physics 3 (2016) 1231361.
  • 2016 34. Md. Afjalur Rahman, Uttam Kumar Chowdhury, T. H. Bhuyan, Md. Atikur Rahman*, Theoretical Investigation of Structural, Elastic, Electronic and Optical Properties of SnAs, American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics 6(2) (2016) 27-35.
  • 2016 35. 10. Md. Tofajjol Hossen Bhuiyan, Md. Afjalur Rahman, Md. Atikur Rahman, Rajia Sultana, Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker*, Synthesis and characterization of high-quality cobalt vanadate crystals and their applications in lithium-ion batteries, Cogent Physics, (2016), 3: 1265778.
  • 2016 *36. Md. Atikur Rahman*, Md. Afjalur Rahman, Uttam Kumar Chowdhury, M.T.H. Bhuiyan, Md. Lokman Ali and Md. Abdur Razzaque Sarker, First principles investigation of structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of ABi2O6 (A=Mg, Zn) with trirutile-type structure, Cogent Physics, (2016), 3: 1257414.
  • 2016 37. Lokman Ali, Zahidur Rahaman, Atikur Rahman*, Afjalur Rahman, First Principles Investigation of Structural, Electronic and Optical Properties of MgRh, Intermetallic Compound, American Journal of Modern Physics 2016; 5( 3): 25-29 http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ajmp doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20160503.11
  • 2016 38. Uttam Kumar Chowdhury1, Md. Atikur Rahman1*, Md. Afjalur Rahman1, M.T.H. Bhuiyan1 and Md. Lokman Ali1, Ab initio study on structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of cuprate based superconductor, CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS,http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311940.2016.1231361
  • 2015 *39. Md. Atikur Rahman1 and Md. Zahidur Rahaman, A Review on High-Tc Superconductors and Their Principle Applications, Journal of Advanced Physics (American scientific),Vol. 4, (2015)1–14.
  • 2014 *42. • Md. Atikur Rahman, First-Principles Calculations of Elastic and Optical Properties of SrSi2, International Journal of Novel Research in Physics Chemistry & Mathematics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp: (6-11), Month: September-December 2014.
  • 2014 *43. Md. Atikur Rahman*, First-principles calculations of structural and electronic properties of SrSi2 under pressure, IOSR Journal of Applied Physics (IOSR-JAP) e-ISSN: 2278-4861.Volume 6, Issue 5 Ver. II (Sep.-Oct. 2014), PP 62-67.

Conducted Courses (9)

  • 9. Advanced Materials Science
  • 8. Medical Physics
  • 7. Crystallography and Spectroscopy
  • 6. Non-conventional Energy
  • 5. Electricity, Magnetism and Modern Physics
  • 4. Basic Solid State Physics
  • 3. Mechanics, Properties of Matter, Sound and Waves
  • 2. Mechanics and Properties of Matter
  • 1. Mechanics

Graduate Supervision (6)

  • Honours Project: 1. No. of students 4, No. of project 4 (2017) 2. No. of students 5, No. of project 5 (2018) 3. No. of students 5, No. of project 5 (2019)
  • Masters (Thesis) Physical Properties of ThCr2Si2-type Rh-based compounds ARh2Ge2 (A=Ca, Sr, Y and Ba): DFT Based First-principles investigation. 2018
  • Masters (Project) Structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of new layered ternary compound SrCu2Ge2: a first principles investigation. 2019
  • Masters (Project) Structural, elastic, electronic and optical properties of new layered pnictides compound CaZn2Ge2: a first principle calculation. 2019
  • Masters (Project) Structural, Mechanical, Electronic, Mulliken atomic Populations and Optical Properties of Compound SrZn2Ge2. 2019
  • Masters (Project) Structural, Mechanical, Electronic, Mulliken atomic Populations and Optical Properties of Compound SrMn2Ge2. 2019

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