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Mohammad Atiqur Rahman

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Mohammad Atiqur Rahman

Assistant Professor

Comilla University
Cumilla-3506, Bangladesh

atiqchem@cou.ac.bd, atiqche31@yahoo.com
+8801723937810

This is Mr. Mohammad Atiqur Rahman who was appointed as a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Comilla University, Bangladesh in 02 December, 2014. Prior to his joining in this department he has completed B. Sc. (Honors) and M.Sc. (Masters) degrees with distinction from the Department of Chemistry, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST), Bangladesh. His research activities in the field of Solution Chemistry, Material Sciences etc. Mr. Rahman has a good experience and skills in dealing with various characterization techniques such as FTIR, UV-Vis, gas chromatography, Cyclic Voltameter as well as some idea about gas chromatography analysis, HPLC, TEM, SEM, XPS, XRD, Mass spectroscopy etc.

B. Sc. (Honors) ShahJalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet Chemistry 2009
M. Sc. ShahJalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet Inorganic/Physical Chemistry 2011

Comilla University, Bangladesh
Lecturer
December 2014 - December 2017


1. Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Junya Yagyu, Md. Saidul Islam, Mashahiro Fukudaa, Sora Wakamatsu, Ryuta Tagawa, Zhiqing Feng, Yoshihiro Sekine, Junya Ohyama, and Shinya Hayami, Three-Dimensional Sulfonated Graphene Oxide Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2023, 6, 3, 1707–1713. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.2c04631.

2. Nurun Nahar Rabin, Md. Saidul Islam, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman,  Ryuta Tagawa, Yuta Shudo, Yoshihiro Sekine and Shinya Hayami,  Free-standing graphene oxide/oxidized carbon nanotube films with mixed proton and electron conductor properties, Energy Adv., 2023, Advance Article. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D2YA00314G

3. Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Nurun Nahar Rabin, Dr. Saidul Islam, Mashahiro Fukuda, Juny Yagyu, Zhiqing Feng, Dr. Yoshihiro Sekine, Prof. Leonard F Lindoy, Dr. Junya Ohyama, Prof. Shinya Hayami, Synergistic Strengthening in a Graphene Oxide and Oxidized Single‚Äźwalled Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Material for use as Electrolyte in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Chem Asian J. 2022, 17, e202200376. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/asia.202200376.

4. M. H. A. Begum, A. S. M. A. Rahman, M. R. Molla, M. A. Rahman, Preparation and characterization of activated carbon from paper mill sludge: a direct chemical activation study, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 2022, 1-14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-022-04169-w

5. Md Alauddin Hossain, Syed Farid Uddin Farhad, Nazmul Islam Tanvir, Jang Hyo Chang, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Tooru Tanaka, Qixin Guo, Jamal Uddin and Md Abdul Majed Patwary, Facile synthesis of Cu2O nanorods in the presence of NaCl by successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction method and its characterizations, R. Soc. Open Sci. 2022, 9, 211899. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.211899.

6. Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Md. Saidul Islam, Nurun Nahar Rabin, Mashahiro Fukuda, Junya Yagyu, Feng Zhiqing, Junya Ohyama, Yoshihiro Sekine and Shinya Hayami, High Proton Conductivity of 3D Graphene Oxide Intercalated with Aromatic Sulfonic Acids, ChemPlusChem 2022,87, e2022000. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cplu.202200003.

7. Md. Saidul Islam, Manami Nakamura, Nurun Nahar Rabin, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Masahiro Fukuda, Yoshihiro Sekine, Jorge N. Beltramini, Yang Kim, and Shinya Hayami, Microwave-assisted catalytic conversion of chitin to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using polyoxometalate as catalyst, RSC Adv., 2022, 12, 406-412. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1RA08560C

8. Md. Saidul Islam, Manami Nakamura, Rabin Nurun Nahar, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Masahiro Fukuda, Yoshihiro Sekine, Yang Kim, Jorge N. Beltramini, and Shinya Hayami, Microwave aided conversion of cellulose to glucose using polyoxometalate as catalyst, RSC Adv., 2021, 11, 34558-34563. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1RA04426E.

9. Md. Saidul Islam, Hitomi Ohmagari, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Yuta Shudo, Masahiro Fukuda, Junya Yagyu, Yoshihiro Sekine, Leonard F. Lindoy, and Shinya Hayami, Enhanced thermoelectric properties exhibited by unreduced freestanding graphene oxide/carbon nanotube membranes, Mater. Adv., 2021, 2, 5645-5649. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/D1MA00299.

10. Haruka Hirayama,   Saliu Alao Amolegbe,  Md. Saidul Islam,   Mohammad Atiqur Rahman,  Nonoka Goto,   Yoshihiro Sekine and  Shinya Hayami,   Encapsulation and controlled release of an antimalarial drug using surface functionalized mesoporous silica nanocarriers, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2021, 9, 5043-5046. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/D1TB00954K.

11. Bijoy Chandra Ghos, Syed Farid Uddin Farhad, Md Abdul Majed Patwary, Shanta Majumder, Md. Alauddin Hossain, Nazmul Islam Tanvir, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Tooru Tanaka, and Qixin Guo, Influence of the Substrate, Process Conditions, and Postannealing Temperature on the Properties of ZnO Thin Films Grown by the Successive Ionic Layer Adsorption and Reaction Method, ACS Omega 2021, 6, 2665−2674. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c04837.

12. Hiroki Yasutake, Md. Saidul Islam, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Junya Yagyu, Masahiro Fukuda,Yuta Shudo, Keita Kuroiwa,Yoshihiro Sekine, and, Shinya Hayami, High Proton Conductivity from Titanium Oxide Nanosheets and Their Variation Based on Crystal Phase, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2021, 94, 1840–1845. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1246/bcsj.20210139.

13. Structural, Optical, electrical, and Photoelectrochemical properties of cuprous oxide thin films grown by modified SILAR method, S. F. Uddin, M. A. Alauddin, N. I Tanvir, R. Akter, M. A. Majed Patwary, M. Shahjahan, M. A. Rahman, J. Material Science in Semiconductor Processing, 95, 68-75 (2019).  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mssp.2019.02.014.

14. Spectroscopic Study of Interactions of Metal Complexes, Metal Salts and Amino Acids with Anionic Surfactant Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate (SDS) Using Surfactant-Solute-PAN Dye Ternary Systems; M. A. Subhan, M. M. Rana, P. Sarker, M. A. Rahman; J. Sci. Res. 8 (3), 447-461 (2016). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v8i3.28182.

15. A Review of the Study on the Electromigration and Power Electronics, M. K. Rahman, A. M. M. Musa, B. Neher, K. A. Patwary, M. A. Rahman, M. S. Islam, J. of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, 6, 19-31, (2016). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/jectc.2016.61002.

16. Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes Containing Curcumin (C21H20O6) and Study of their Anti-microbial Activities and DNA-binding Properties, M. A. Subhan, K. Alam, M. S. Rahaman, M. A. Rahman and M. R. Awal; J. Sci. Res. 6 (1), 97-109, (2014).

17. Effect of Biologically Significant Metal Complex Additives on the Micellar Properties of SDS, M. A. Subhan, M. A. Rahman and M. S. Rahman, J. Sci. Res. 6 (3), 497-508, (2014). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v6i1.15381.

18. Diffusion Interactions of Some Biologically Important Transition Metal Complexes on Micellar Properties of Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate, M. A. Subhan, M. A. Hossain and M. A. Rahman; J. Sci. Res. 4 (1), 135-141 (2012). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v4i1.7989.


1. Sulfonated 3D Graphene Oxide as electrolyte for Proton Exchange Membranes, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Junya Yagyu, Yoshihiro Sekine1, and Shinya Hayami, 17th International Student Conference on Advanced Science and Technology ICAST 2022.

2. Synergistic strengthening of graphene oxide and oxidised single walled carbon nanotube as electrolyte for high performance proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Nurun Nahar Rabin, Md. Saidul Islam, Mashahiro Fukuda Yoshihiro Sekine, and Shinya Hayami, 5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of YOUNG RESEARCHERS on ADVANCED MATERIALS (ICYRAM-2022).

3. Influence of isopropyl alcohol, pH and deposition cycles for the fabrication and characterization of ZnO thin films prepared by SILAR for photovoltaic device application Introduction-Background of the study, Bijoy Chandra Ghos, Md Abdul Majed Patwary, Syed Farid Uddin Farhad, Mimi Rashid, Md. Al-mamun, Md. Alauddin Hossain, Nazmul Islam Tanvir, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Nano-bio and Advanced Materials Engineering (NAME-2023).  

4. Synergistic Combination of Graphene Oxide and Oxidized Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Electrolyte for Application in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Nurun Nahar Rabin, Ryuta Tagawa, Dr. Yoshihiro Sekine, and Shinya Hayami, 17th 17th Graphene Oxide Symposium, Kumamoto University, Japan.

5.Super proton conductive aromatic sulfonic acid intercalated 3D graphene oxide for high-efficiency proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, 16th International Student Conference on Advanced Science and Technology ICAST 2021.

6. Fabrication and characterization of the physical properties of ZnO thin films in presence of isopropyl alcohol by SILAR method for photovoltaic application, Bijoy Chandra Ghos, Md. Alauddin Hossain, Nazmul Islam Tanvir, Syed Farid Uddin Farhad, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Tooru Tanaka, Qixin Guo, Md. Abdul Majed Patwary, ACS Fall 2021.

7. Optimization of the growth conditions of Cu2O thin films and subsequent fabrication of Cu2O/ZnO heterojunction by m-SILAR method, Md. Abdul Majed Patwary, Shanta Majumder, Bijoy Chandra Ghos, Nazmul Islam Tanvir, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Syed Farid Uddin Farhad, Md. Alauddin Hossain, 2020 IEEE International Women in Engineering (WIE) Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE).  

8. Condition of Solid waste and its management system in the Comilla City Corporation (CoCC), Bangladesh, Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, Shanta Majumer, A.S. M. Asadur Rahman, Parvej Ahmed, Rumana AKter, Md. Alauddin Hossain, Md. Masum Billah, Anjuman Ara Begum, Moinuddin Sarker, Md Abdul Majed Patwary, Bangladesh Chemical congress 2018, PP-130, 169, 2018.

9. Effect of Solution pH and Post-Annealing on the Optical Bandgap of the Copper Oxide Thin Films Grown by SILAR Method, Farhad Syed, Alauddin Hossain, Md. Abdul Majed Patwary, Rumana Akter, Nazmul Islam Tanvir, Shanta Majumder, Muhammad Shahriar Bashar and Mohammad Atiqur Rahman, MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, 25 – 30 November, 2018, Boston, MA. USA.

10. Effects of bath pH and post-annealing temperature on the cuprous  oxide thin films grown by chemical bath deposition, M. A. Hossain, R. Akter, M. A. Rahman, M. Shahjahan, M. A. M. Patwary and S. F. U. Farhad, PP31, International conference on Chemical Science and Technology (ICCST-Chem), 2018, Khulna University of Engineering  & Technology, February 24-25.

11. Conductometric study of benzoic acid in water and 1- propanol-water mixtures at different temperatures, M. Habibullah, M. H. Kabir, M. A. M. Patwary, M. S. Hossain, S. M. T. Abedin, M. W. Ullah, M. A. Rahman, M. A. Rahman, 37th Annual Conference of Bangladesh Chemical Society, OP-D14, 49, 2015.

12. Volumetric and Viscometric properties of Binary Mixtures of Toluene with n-propanol and Chlorobenzene at different temperatures, M. ALauddin, M. Rubel, M. S hosssain, M. A. Rahman, M. A. Majed Patwary, 38th Annual Conference of Bangladesh Chemical Society, S4(A)OP-02, 40, 2017.


  • Material Science, Surface Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Layered materials, Fuel Cell, Electrocatalysis, Proton exchange Membrane, Anion Exchange Membrane, Solar Cell