Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Md. Motiur Rahman

B.Sc. Engg. in CE (RUET) 

Assistant Professor (On Study Leave) 

Department of Civil Engineering

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

+8201026098903 (Personal)

2224 (PABX)

motiur@pust.ac.bd (Office)

motiur.ce@gmail.com (Personal)

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Total Publications: 30

Total Publications (30)

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Biography (1)

  • Md Motiur Rahman was born in Gaibandha, Bangladesh on 30th March 1988. He is an assistant professor of Civil Engineering Department at the Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh. He is a also registered professional engineer in Bangladesh. He completed his B.Sc. from Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET), Bangladesh in 2012, and is currently enrolled (from March 2018) in the Ph.D. program at the Kunsan National University, South Korea. His current research includes seismic performance and vulnerability assessment, seismic hazard and risk assessment, structural health monitoring, soil-structure interaction, primary-secondary structure interaction, and the development of computer tools for civil engineering applications. His teaching interests include the courses related to structural engineering and geotechnical engineering, and computer programming (Python, Matlab, C/C++). Besides his teaching work, he continues his research on structural and geotechnical engineering. He has some international and national Journals and Conference Papers.

Education (4)

  • Ph.D. (Ongoing, 2018 - ), Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Kunsan National University, Rep. of Korea
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2012), Department of Civil Engineering, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh
  • HSC (2007), Kaunia College, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • SSC (2005), Nazimabad High School, Sundarganj, Gaibandha, Bangladesh

Teaching Experience (3)

  • Assistant Professor (Sep. 5, 2015 - Present), Department of Civil Engineering, Pabna University of Science & Technology (PUST), Pabna, Bangladesh
  • Lecturer (Sep. 5, 2013 - Sep. 4, 2015), Department of Civil Engineering, Pabna University of Science & Technology (PUST), Pabna, Bangladesh
  • Lecturer (Nov. 16, 2012 - Jul. 10, 2013), Department of Civil Engineering, World University of Bangladesh (WUB), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interests (5)

  • Seismic Risk Assesment
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Structural Vibration Control
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Structural Dynamics

Active Research Project (2)

  • Glocal Geo-Environmental Engineering Research Team (BK21+, South Korea)
  • Rural Area - Earthquake risk (South Korea)

External Affiliation (3)

  • Member (ID: M-36402), The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB), Bangladesh.
  • Affiliate Member (ID: 11008822), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA.
  • Researcher (ID: 1185 7595), Korean National R&D Project, South Korea.

Journal Articles (22)

  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Kim D, Park, DW. Location sensitivity of non-structural component for channel-type auxiliary building considering primary-secondary structure interaction. International Journal of Engineering. 2022; 35(7):1268-1282. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.5829/ije.2022.35.07a.06.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Kim D, Park, DW. Numerical modeling and shake table test for seismic response evaluation of an auxiliary building in NPP with reinforced concrete shear wall. Nuclear Technology. 2022:1-18. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2022.2033597.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Kim D, Park, DW. Seismic performance evaluation of base-isolated nuclear power plant reactor building considering aging effect of isolation device. Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology. 2022:1-13. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00223131.2022.2063959.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Kim D. Variation of reliability-based seismic analysis of an electrical cabinet in different NPP location for Korean Peninsula. Nuclear Engineering and Technology. 2022; 54(3):926-939. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.net.2021.09.026.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Kim D. FeView: Finite element model (FEM) visualization and post-processing tool for OpenSees. SoftwareX. 2021; 15:100751. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2021.100751.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Kim D. Effect of frequency characteristics of ground motion on response of tuned mass damper controlled inelastic concrete frame. Buildings. 2021; 11(2):74. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11020074.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Baek G, et al. Seismic response characterization of shear wall in auxiliary building of nuclear power plant. Journal of the Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea. 2021; 25(3):93-102. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5000/EESK.2021.25.3.093.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Kim D. Damage index based seismic risk generalization for concrete gravity dams considering FFDI. Structural Engineering and Mechanics. 2021; 78(1):53-66. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sem.2021.78.1.053.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Kim D. Seismic capacity evaluation of fire-damaged cabinet facility in a nuclear power plant. Nuclear Engineering and Technology. 2021; 53(4):1331-1344. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.net.2020.09.004.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Kim D. Effective safety assessment of aged concrete gravity dam based on the reliability index in a seismically induced site. Applied Sciences. 2021; 11(5):1987. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/app11051987.
  • Atauzzaman M, Rahman MM, Hasan MT, Abdulla-Al-Limon, M. Effects of granulated waste glass and micro-steel fiber on shear strength parameters of sand. International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering. 2019; 5(2):35-42. DOI: https://doi.org/10.37628/jgget.v5i2.563.
  • Rahman MM, Alim MA, Sumaiya, M. Variability in the geotechnical properties of soils of barind tract in Bangladesh. International Journal of Engineering Applied Sciences and Technology. 2017; 2(6).
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM. Performance of different bracing system on displacement of first soft storied steel building under seismic load. International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology. 2017; 5(9):530-534. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22214/IJRASET.2017.9077.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT. Effect of pH on shear strength behavior of granular soil. Global Journal of Research in Engineering. 2015; 15(1):31-24.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT. Influence of marble dust on shear strength behavior of sand. Journal for Research & Development in Technology. 2015; 4(2):28-35.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM. Performance of solid waste ash (SWA) as partial replacement of cement and glass powder (GP) as partial replacement of sand in concrete. International Journal for Research & Development in Technology. 2015; 4(2):23-27.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM. Strengthening of RCC beams using bamboo sticks. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology. 2015; 79:15-24. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14257/ijast.2015.79.02.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Haque MR, Saha, AK. Effect of wire mesh on the strength of RCC beams repaired using ferrocement layers. International Journal for Research & Development in Technology. 2014; 1(1):13-18.
  • Saha AK, Haque MR, Nahar TT, Rahman, MM. Application of traffic management plan a sustainable solution of traffic congestion in Pabna city, Bangladesh. International Journal of Recent Development in Engineering and Technology. 2013; 1(3):11-15.
  • Saha AK, Ahmed B, Rahman M, Nahar TT. Analysis of traffic congestion and remedial measures at traffic mor in Pabna city, Bangladesh. International Journal of Recent Development in Engineering and Technology. 2013; 1(2):23-26.
  • Rahman MM, Shaha AK, Haque MR, Nahar TT. Effect of burnt solid wastes on shear strength behavior of granular soil. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Engineering and Technological Research. 2013; 2(3):10-16.
  • Ahmed B, Alim MA, Rahman MM. Effect of fine materials on shear strength behavior of granular soil. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Engineering and Technological Research. 2013; 2(2):8-18.

Conference Proceedings (8)

  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Kim D. Seismic capacity estimation of fire-damaged electrical cabinet in NPP due to material strength degradation. Proceedings of the Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea (EESK) Conference; 2021 March 19; Online: Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Kim D. Seismic reliability assessment of calibrated concrete gravity dam using high-dimensional model representation and Cornell’s approach: a case study. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Post Disaster Reconstruction Planning; 2019 April 25-27; Bhaktapur, Nepal: KhEC & KhCE.
  • Rahman MM, Nahar TT, Chang S. Vibration control of concrete structure by TMD considering non-linear effects of materials under seismic excitation. Proceedings of the Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection Autumn 2019 Conference; 2019 October 10-11; Hanwha Resort Haeundae, Busan, Republic of Korea: KSMI.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Chang S, Kim D. Failure risk deaggregation for concrete gravity dam based on different damage stages in seismic zone. The Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection Fall 2019 Conference; 2019 October 10-11; Hanwha Resort Haeundae, Busan, Republic of Korea: The Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Cao A-T, Kim D. Seismic risk assessment based on drift ratio for steel frame using high dimensional model representation and incremental dynamic analysis. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering; 2019 February 07-09; Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Faculty of Civil Engineering, RUET.
  • Nahar TT, Rahman MM, Cao A-T, Kim D. Strategy of cumulative absolute velocity for earthquake risk assessment of concrete gravity dam. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Post Disaster Reconstruction Planning; 2019 April 25-27; Bhaktapur, Nepal: KhEC & KhCE.
  • Nahar TT, Cao A-T, Rahman MM, Islam MA, Kim D. Seismic analysis of concrete gravity dam considering various water levels and soil-structure interaction. Proceedings of the International Research Colloquium; 2019 June 29; ASEAN-Korea Centre, Seoul, Republic of Korea: SONSIK, PICO and BSAK.
  • Rahman MM, Alim MA, Shahjalal M. Permeability measurement of granular materials and development of an equation. Proceedings of International Conference on Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering; 2017 February 09-11; Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Faculty of Civil Engineering, RUET.

Conducted Courses (28)

  • CE 2103: Engineering Materials (Year: 2017; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2111: Mechanics of Materials-I (Year: 2014; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2121: Fluid Mechanics-I (Year: 2014, 2015; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2205: Numerical Methods & Computer Programming (Year: 2015; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2213: Mechanics of materials-II (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 3131: Geotechnical Engineering-I (Year: 2017; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 3233: Geotechnical Engineering-II (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 3251: Transportation Engineering-I (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4131: Geotechnical Engineering-III (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4141: Environmental Engineering-II (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4235: Geotechnical Engineering-V (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4245: Solid Waste Management (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2103: Strength of Materials (Year: 2016, 2017; Dept.: EEE)
  • CE 4203: Elements of Civil Engineering Structures (Year: 2015, 2016; Dept.: URP)
  • CE 1100: Civil Engineering Drawing-I (Year: 2014, 2015, 2017; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 1200: Drawing & CAD Project (Year: 2013; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 1202: Practical Surveying (Year: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 1210: Civil Engineering Drawing-II (Year: 2013; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2110: Title: Details of Construction (Year: 2015, 2016, 2017; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2208: Numerical Methods & Computer Programming Sessional (Year: 2015; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 2220: Details of Estimating (Year: 2015, 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 3132: Geotechnical Engineering Sessional-I (Year: 2017; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 3234: Geotechnical Engineering Sessional-II (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 3252: Transportation Engineering Sessional-I (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4152: Transportation Engineering Sessional-II (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4212: Structural Analysis & Design Sessional-IV (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4230: Geotechnical Engineering Sessional-III (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)
  • CE 4210: Structural Analysis and Design Sessional -III (Year: 2016; Dept.: CE)

Conference and Seminar Attended (7)

  • Seminar on the Community Participation and Management of Water Supply & Sanitation, ITN-BUET, Bangladesh
  • Seminar on the impact of climate change on water and sanitation sector in Bangladesh, ITN-BUET, Bangladesh
  • Seminar on the performance evaluation of asphalt mixtures and geosynthetic interlayer reinforced asphalt pavements, South Korea, Speaker: Dr. Richard Kim, Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished University Professor.
  • Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea Conference, 2021, South Korea (Online)
  • Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection Autumn Conference, 2019, South Korea.
  • International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Post Disaster Reconstruction Planning, 2019, Nepal.
  • International Conference on Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, 2017, Bangladesh.

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