Alam Md.Mahbub
Address:
D404, HIT Shenzhen Campus, University Town, Xili, Shenzhen, China (518055)
Email:
alamm28@yahoo.com; alam@hit.edu.cn
Phone:
+86(755)26623472
+86(755)26623472(Fax)
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
Alam Md. Mahbub is a professor at the Shenzhen Graduate School of Harbin Institute of Technology (China) since 2012. He worked as a senior lecturer at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), research and postdoctoral fellows at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and lecturer at the Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh). He received MEng and PhD degrees from Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan, in 2001 and 2004, all in Mechanical Engineering. More than 200 technical articles are authored and co-authored, including 90 journal papers, most of which have been published in the top-notched journals, including Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Journal of Fluids & Structures, Physics of Fluids, and Journal of Sustainable and Energy Reviews. Seven of the journal papers got positions in the lists of ‘TOP 25 hottest articles’ and one paper has got a position in TOP 1% highly cited articles in 2016 by THOMPSON REUTERS as of Science Indicator. He is the author of two books and 18 chapters in books. He has edited two special issues in ‘Wind and Structures, an International Journal’ and a conference proceeding published in Research publishing, Singapore. He has delivered 12 Keynote speeches at international conferences. His research has mostly involved fluid dynamics around single and multiple cylinders, flow-induced vibrations, fluid-structure interactions, airfoil aerodynamics, renewable energy, and flow controls. He has secured a total of RMB9 million research funding from national and international levels.
Prof Alam has received a number of awards: Japan Government Scholarship (monbusho) for Masters and PhD studies; JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral fellowship; South Africa National Research Foundation (NRF) rating ‘Promising Young Researcher, Y1’; China 1000-young-talent scholar (青年千人计划); Shenzhen High-Level Overseas Talent; Shenzhen High-Level Professional; 2015 Shenzhen Outstanding Teacher; 2017 Nanshan-District High-Level Talent, and 2016 HIT Creative Talent Teacher. He has also received 05 best paper awards from different conferences. He is an editorial board member of ‘Wind and Structures, an International Journal’ and Chief Topic Editor of Frontiers: Bluff-Body Aerodynamics and Fluid-Structure Interactions. He has been acting as a reviewer for the top-level journals, e.g., Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Experiments in Fluids, Physics of Fluids, Ocean Engineering, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Journal of Sound and Vibrations, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
Mar/2012~date||Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School, China##Mar/2010~Feb/2012||Senior Lecturer, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Dept.
University of Pretoria, South Africa##Au/2007~Mar/2010||Research Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong##Au/2004~Au/2007||Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong##Sep/2006~Jun/2007||Visiting Lecturer (part-time), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong##Nov/2006~Jun/2007||Post-Doctoral Fellow (part-time), PolyU Tech. & Consultancy Ltd., Hong Kong##Jul/1996~Jun/2004||Lecturer, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh##Sep/1997~Sep/1998||Student Hall Provost, Rajshahi Univ. of Eng. & Tech., Bangladesh##Mar/1995~Jul/1996||Lecturer (part-time), Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh
EDUCATION  
PhD, 2004
Mechanical Engineering Dept, Kitami Institute of Technology
Hokkaido, Japan
MEng, 2001
Mechanical Engineering Dept, Kitami Institute of Technology
Hokkaido, Japan
BSc Eng, 1995
Mechanical Engineering Dept, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
Mar/2012~date
Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School, China
Mar/2010~Feb/2012
Senior Lecturer, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Dept.
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Au/2007~Mar/2010
Research Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Au/2004~Au/2007
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Sep/2006~Jun/2007
Visiting Lecturer (part-time), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Nov/2006~Jun/2007
Post-Doctoral Fellow (part-time), PolyU Tech. & Consultancy Ltd., Hong Kong
Jul/1996~Jun/2004
Lecturer, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh
Sep/1997~Sep/1998
Student Hall Provost, Rajshahi Univ. of Eng. & Tech., Bangladesh
Mar/1995~Jul/1996
Lecturer (part-time), Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
Editor/Board Member of International Journals
Wind and Structures (WAS), An International Journal – Editorial Board Member (SCI Journal)
Frontiers: Bluff-Body Aerodynamics and Fluid-Structure Interactions- Chief Topic Editor
Conference/Symposium Chair
Conference Chair, The 2017 International Conference on Wakes and Flow-Induced Vibrations (ICWFIV2017) under the umbrella of ASEM17, 28 August - 01 September 2017, Ilsan (Seoul), Korea.http://asem17.org/?aside=aside_02&article=article02_01

Mini-symposium Chair, Fluid-Structure Interactions (symposium ID WS132), The 2016 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental and Material Research (ACEM16), 27 August - 01 September 2016, International Convention Center, Jeju Island, Korea (http://www.acem16.com/?aside=aside_02&article=article02_03).

Program Chair, The International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME’15), 10-13 August 2015, Kochi, India.

Mini-symposium Chair, Fluid-Structure Interactions (symposium ID MS501), The 2015 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM15), 25-29 August 2015, Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Korea (http://www.i-asem.org/past_conf/asem15/asem15.htm).
Reviewer for Textbooks
“Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery,” by Dixon and Hall, 6th Edition, Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, Burlington, MA, ISBN 0-7506-7870-4.
Assessors for universities
Invited to serve as an Expert Assessor for NRF rating of Scholars by South Africa Ministry of Education

Invited to assess research proposals as an Expert Assessor of Deanship of Scientific Research under KFUPM Internal Research Grant by KFUPM .

Invited to assess research proposals as an Expert Assessor of NRF Research funding.
Reviewer for International Journals
Journal of Fluids and Structures
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Physics of Fluids
Experiments in Fluids
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics
Journal of Sound and Vibrations
Wind and Structures
Ocean Engineering
Journal of Hydrodynamics
Applied Ocean Research
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
European Journal of Mechanics- B/Fluids
Heat Transfer Engineering
AIAA Journal
Fluid Dynamic Research
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Renewable Energy
RESEARCH PROJECTS
1
Ocean-current energy extraction using galloping vibration technique
2
Flow-induced vibration mechanism of a marine riser interacting with another riser wake
3
Mechanisms behind the vibration of a flexibly supported cylinder in
the wake of another
4
Investigation of intrinsic mechanism of rain-wind-induced vibration
5
Two inline fish: sensation of hunting
6
Wind effects on and pollutant transport around clustered structures
7
Aerodynamic performance and flow control on an airfoil at low Reynolds numbers
8
Fluid dynamics and Aero-elastic instability of two circular cylinders of different diameters
9
A bio-inspired technique of energy harvesting from ocean current
10
Fluid dynamics around airfoil at low Reynolds numbers
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
1
Nanshan District High-Level Talent award, 2017, Nanshan, Shenzhen, China
2
Best presenter award, 2017, “Understanding of fluctuating nature of wind”. The proceeding of the 3rd International Congress on Technology – Engineering and Science (ICONTES2017), 09-10 February 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, paper no 1013.
3
TOP 1% HIGHLY CITED ARTICLES in 2016 by THOMPSON REUTERS as of Science Indicator (Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 44, 586-598).
4
2015 Shenzhen Outstanding Teaching Award, 2015, Shenzhen Government, China
5
Best paper award (Fluid Mechanics), 2015, “Mechanism of flow induced vibration of a cylinder in wake”. The International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Material Engineering (ICMIME2015), 11-13 December 2015, RUET, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
6
Best Paper Award (1st prize), 2014, “Quantifying the contribution of different time-scale to wind speed using wavelets”. The 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering, 26-27 December 2014, Khulna, Bangladesh
7
Shenzhen High-Level Professional (深圳市地方级领军人才), 2014-, Shenzhen Government, China
8
Outstanding Paper Award received by my PhD Student Zheng QinMin, 2014, “Characteristics of flow over three side-by-side square prisms”. The 8th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics, organized by CSTAM, 18-21 September 2014, Lanzhou, China
9
Outstanding Paper Award, 2014, “Feature of flow around the leading edge of a circular cylinder”. The 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT2014), 14-16 July 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA
10
11
12
NRF Rating (Promising young researcher, Y1), 2011 - , National Research foundation (NRF), South Africa
13
Keynote Paper award, 2011, “Fluid dynamics around twin cylinders and interactions” The Eighth International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 11-13 July 2011, Mauritius
14
Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009~2011, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
15
Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship, 2001 (April)~2004 (March), for PhD study, Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan
16
Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship, 1998 (November)~2001 (March), for Masters study, Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan
17
University Merit Scholarship, 1991~1995 (For BSc Eng study), Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh
PATENT
   
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Journal Papers
(1) Bhatt, R. and Alam, M.M., 2018. Vibration of a square cylinder submerged in a wake. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 853, pp. 301-332.

(2) Qin, B., Alam, M.M., and Zhou, Y., 2018. Free vibrations of two tandem elastically mounted cylinders in cross-flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 860, pp. 349- 381.

(3) Sohankar, A., Abbasi, M. Nili-Ahmadabai, M., Alam, M.M. and Zafar, F., 2018. Experimental study of the flow around two finite square cylinders. Archives of Mechanics, Vol. 70, pp. 457- 480.

(4) Zafar, F. and Alam, M.M., 2018. A low Reynolds number flow and heat transfer topology of a cylinder in a wake. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 30, 083603(8).

(5) Mondal R. and Alam, M.M., 2018. Water wave scattering by an array of rectangular breakwaters on a step bottom topography. Ocean Engineering, Vol. 169, pp. 359-369.

(6) Rafique, M.M., Rehman, S., Alam, M.M., and Alhems, L.M., 2018. Feasibility of a 100 MW installed capacity wind farm for different climate conditions. Energies, Vol. 11, 2147, pp. 1-18.

(7) Alam, M.M., Longjun, W., Wong, C.W. and Zhou, Y., 2018. Separation bubble characteristics on an axial flow over a cylinder with different noses. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 72, pp. 337-350.

(8) Ji, C., Peng, Z., Alam, M.M., Chen, W. and Xu, D., 2018. Vortex-induced vibration of a long flexible cylinder in uniform cross-flow. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 26(5), pp. 267-277.

(9) Russel, R., Marios, S., JiaJia, S., Xu, W., Xiao, L., Maskow, T., Alam, M.M., and Georgiou, J., 2018. High-Frequency, dielectric spectroscopy for the detection of electrophysiological/biophysical differences in different bacteria types and concentrations. Alalytica Chimica Acta, Vol. 1028, pp. 86-95.

(10) Derakhshandeh, J.F. and Alam, M.M., 2018. Flow structures around a rectangular cylinder in the vicinity of a wall. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 26(5), pp. 293-304.

(11) Sohankar, A., Esfeh, M., Pourjafan, H., Alam, M.M., and Wang, L., 2018. Features of the flow over a finite length square prism on a wall at various incidence angles. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 26(5), pp. 317-329.

(12) Bhatt, R., Maiti, D., Alam, M.M., and Rehman, S., 2018. Couette-Poiseuille flow based on non-linear flow over a square cylinder near plane wall. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 26(5), pp. 331-341.

(13) Qin, B., Alam, M.M., Ji, C., Liu, Y. and Xu, S. 2018. Flow-induced vibration of two cylinders of different natural frequencies. Ocean Engineering, Vol. 155, pp. 189-200.

(14) Alam, M.M., Elhimer, M., Longjun, W., Jacono, D.L., and Wong, C.W., 2018. Vortex shedding from tandem cylinders. Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 59(3):60, pp. 1-17.

(15) Rehman, S., Alam, M.M., Alhems, L.M., and Rafique, M. 2018. Horizontal axis wind turbine blade design methodologies for efficiency enhancement- A Review. Energies, Vol. 11, 506, pp. 1-34.

(16) Kim, S., Alam, M.M., and Maiti, D.K., 2018. Wake and suppression of flow-induced vibration of a circular cylinder. Ocean Engineering, Vol. 151, pp. 298-307.

(17) Maiti, D.K., Sharma, S., Alam, M.M., and Sharma, B., 2018. Nanofluid (H2O-Al2O3/CuO) flow over a heated square cylinder near a wall under the incident of Couette flow. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 32, pp. 659-670.

(18) Chen, K., Russel, M., Liu, C., Yao, J., Liu., F., Alam, M.M., and Kim. S., 2018. Simple heat profiles and biogeochemical patterns for analysis the influence on soil microbial community of plastic-greenhouse and open field condition. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, Vol. 29, pp. 960-970.

(19) Alam, M.M., Zheng, Q., Derakhshandeh, J.F., Rehman, S., Ji, C. and Zafar, F., 2018. On forces and phase lags between vortex shedding from three tandem cylinders. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 69, pp. 117-135.

(20) Bai, H.L. and Alam, M.M., 2018. Dependence of square cylinder wake on Reynolds Number. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 30, 015102, pp. 1-19.

(21) Wang, L., Alam, M.M. and Zhou, Y. 2018. Two tandem cylinders of different diameters in crossflow: effect of an upstream cylinder on wake dynamics. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 836, pp. 5-42.

(22) Baseer, M.A., Rehman, S., Meyer, J.P., and Alam, M.M., 2017. GIS-based site suitability analysis for wind farm development in Saudi Arabia. Energy, Vol. 141, pp. 1166-1176.

(23) Alam, M.N. and Alam, M.M., 2017. An analytical method for solving exact solutions of a nonlinear evolution equation describing the dynamics of ionic currents along microtubules. Journal of Taibah University for Science, Vol. 11, pp. 939-948.

(24) Rastan, M.R., Sohankar, A., and Alam, M.M., 2017. Low-Reynolds-number flow around a wall-mounted square cylinder: flow structures and onset of vortex shedding. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 29, 103601, pp. 1-19.

(25) Qin, B., Alam, M.M. and Zhou, Y. 2017. Two tandem cylinders of different diameters in crossflow: flow-induced vibration. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 829, pp. 621-658.

(26) Zheng, Q., and Alam, M.M., 2017. Intrinsic features of flow past three square prisms in side-by-side arrangement. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 826, pp. 996-1033.

(27) Zheng, Q., Rehman, S., Alam, M.M., Alhems, L.M., and Lashin, L., 2017. Decomposition of wind speed fluctuations at different time scales. Journal of Earth System Science 126: 36.

(28) Alam, M.M., Zheng, Q. and Hourigan, K., 2017. The wake and thrust by four side-by-side cylinders at a low Re. Journal of Fluid and Structures, Vol. 70, pp. 131-144.

(29) Baseer, M.A., Meyer, J.P., Rehman, S., and Alam, M.M., 2017. Wind power characteristics of seven data collection sites in Jubail, Saudi Arabia using Weibull parameter. Renewable Energy, Vol. 102, pp. 35-49.

(30) Younis, M.Y., Alam, M.M., and Zhou, Y., 2016. Flow around two nonparallel tandem cylinders. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 28, 125106, pp. 1-29.

(31) Zhou, Y. and Alam, M.M., 2016. Wake of two interacting cylinders: a review. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 62, pp. 510-537.

(32) Alam, M.M., Bai, H.L., and Zhou, Y., 2016. The wake of two staggered square cylinders. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 801, pp. 475-507.

(33) Alam, M.M., Kim, S., and Maiti, K., 2016. Flow-interference between tripped cylinders. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 23(2), pp. 109-125.

(34) Kim, S., Alam, M.M., and Russel, M., 2016. Aerodynamics of a cylinder in the wake of a V-shaped object. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 23(2), pp. 143-155.

(35) Lin, Y.F., Bai, H.L., Alam, M.M., 2016. The Turbulent wake of a square prism with wavy faces. Wind and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 23(2), pp. 127-142.

(36) Alam, M.M., 2016. Lift forces induced by the phase lag between the vortex sheddings from two tandem bluff bodies. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 65, pp. 217-237.

(37) Oyedepo, S.O., Fagbenle, R.O., Adefila, S.S., and Alam M.M., 2016. Exergoeconomic modelling and performance assessment of selected gas turbine power plants. World Journal of Engineering, Vol. 13(3), pp. 149-162.

(38) Maiti, D.K., Bhatt, R., and Alam, M.M., 2016. Aerodynamic forces on square cylinder due to secondary flow by rectangular vortex generator in offset tandem: comparison with Inline. Computer and Fluids 134-135, pp. 157-176.

(39) Rehman, S., Baseer, M.A., Meyer, J.P., Alam, M.M., Alhems, L.M., Lashin, A. and Arifi, N.A., 2016. Suitability of utilizing small horizontal axis wind turbines for off grid loads in eastern region of Saudi Arabia. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, Vol. 34(3), pp. 449-467.

(40) Lin, Y.F., Bai, H.L., Alam, M.M., Zhang, W.G. and Lam, K., 2016. Effects of large spanwise wavelength on the wake of a sinusoidal wavy cylinder. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 61, pp. 392-409.

(41) Baseer, M.A., Meyer, J.P., Rehman, S., Alam, M.M., Al-Hadhrami, L.M, and Lashin, A., 2016. Performance evaluation of cup-anemometer and wind speed characteristics analysis. Renewable Energy, Vol. 86, pp. 733-744.

(42) Rehman, S., Alam, M.M, Alhems, L.M., Lashin, A., and Alarefe, N., 2015. Performance evaluation of vertical axis wind turbine for small off grid loads in North-Eastern region of Saudi Arabia. Wulefenia Journal 22(9), pp. 146-164.

(43) Oyedepo, S.O., Fagbenle, R.O., Adefila, S.S., and Alam M.M., 2015. Energy costing analysis and performance evaluation of selected gas turbine power plants. Cogent Engineering, Vol. 2, 1101047.

(44) Baseer, M.A., Meyer, J.P., Alam, M.M., and Rehman, S., 2015. Wind speed and power characteristics for Jubail industrial city, Saudi Arabia. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 52, pp. 193-1204.

(45) Oyedepo, S.O., Fagbenle, R.O., Adefila, S.S., and Alam M.M., 2015. Thermoeconomic and themoenvironomic modeling and analysis of selected gas turbine power plants in Nigeria. Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 3(5), pp. 423-442.

(46) Oyedepo, S.O., Fagbenle, R.O., Adefila, S.S., and Alam M.M., 2015. Exergoeconomic analysis and performance assessment of selected gas turbine power plants. World Journal of Engineering, Vol. 12(3), pp. 283-300.

(47) Oyedepo, S.O., Fagbenle, R.O., Adefila, S.S., and Alam M.M., 2015. Performance evaluation of selected gas turbine power plants in Nigeria using energy and exergy methods. World Journal of Engineering, Vol. 12(2), pp. 161-176.

(48) Kim, S., and Alam, M.M., 2015. Characteristics and suppression of flow-induced vibrations of two side-by-side circular cylinders. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 54, pp. 629-642. [Got 15th (April-June 2015) positions in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering ®Journal of Fluids and Structure].

(49) Rehman, S., Al-Hadhrami, L.M., and Alam, M.M., 2015. Pumped hydro energy storage system: A technological review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 44, pp. 586-598. [TOP 1% HIGHLY CITED ARTICLES in 2016 by THOMPSON REUTERS as of Science Indicator].

(50) Alam, M.M., 2014. The aerodynamics of a cylinder submerged in the wake of another. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 51, pp. 393-400.

(51) Wang, S., Zhou, Y., Alam, M.M., and Yang, H., 2014. Turbulent intensity and Reynolds number effects on an airfoil at low Reynolds numbers. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 26, 115107-25.

(52) Alam, M.M., Rehman, S., Al-Hadhrami, L.M., and Meyer, J.P., 2014. Extraction of the inherent nature of wind using wavelets. Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol. 22, pp. 34 - 47.

(53) Wong C.W., Zhou, Y., Alam, M.M., and Zhou, T.M, 2014. Dependence of flow classification on the Reynolds number for a two-cylinder wake. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 49, pp. 485-497.

(54) Alam, M. M., and Zhou, Y., 2013. Intrinsic features of flow around two side-by-side square cylinders. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 25, 085106-21.

(55) Rehman, S., Al-Hadhrami, L.M., Alam, M.M., and Meyer, J.P., 2013. Empirical correlation between hub height and local wind shear exponent for different sizes of wind turbines. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Vol. 4, pp. 45-51.

(56) Alam, M. M., and Meyer, J.P., 2013. Global aerodynamic instability of twin cylinders in cross flow. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 41, 135-145.

(57) Rehman, S., Alam, M.M., Meyer, J.P., and Al-Hadhrami, L.M., 2012. Wind speed characteristics and resource assessment using weibull parameter. International Journal of Green Energy, Vol. 9(8), pp. 800-814.

(58) Rehman, S., Alam, M.M., Meyer, J.P., and Al-Hadhrami, L.M., 2012. Feasibility study of a wind-pv-diesel hybrid power system for a village. Renewable Energy, Vol. 38, pp. 258-268.

(59) Alam, M.M. and Meyer, J.P., 2011. Two interacting cylinders in cross flow. Physical Review E, Vol. 84, 056304-16.

(60) Alam, M.M., Rehman, S., Meyer, J.P., and Al-Hadhrami, L.M., 2011. Review of 600-kW to 2500-kW sized wind turbines and optimization of hub height for maximum wind energy yield realization. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 15, pp. 3839-3849.

(61) Zhou, Y., Alam, M. M., Yang, H. X., Guo, H. and Wood, D. H., 2011. Fluid forces on a very low Reynolds number airfoil and their prediction. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 32, pp. 329-339.

(62) Alam, M. M., Zhou, Y., and Wang, X.W., 2011. The wake of two side-by-side square cylinders. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 669, pp. 432-471.

(63) Alam, M. M., Zhou, Y., Zhao, J.M., Flamand, O. and Buojard, O., 2010. Classification of the tripped cylinder wake and bi-stable phenomenon. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 31, pp. 545-560.

(64) Alam, M. M., Zhou, Y., Yang, H. X., Guo, H. and Mi, J., 2010. The ultra-low Reynolds number airfoil wake. Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 48, pp. 81-103.

(65) Zhou, Y., Feng, S.X., Alam, M. M., Bai H.L., 2009. Reynolds number effect on the wake of two staggered cylinders. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 21, 125105, 14pp.

(66) Alam, M. M. and Kim, S., 2009. Free vibration of two identical circular cylinders in staggered arrangement. Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol. 41, 035507, 17pp.

(67) Kim, S., Alam, M. M., Sakamoto, H., and Zhou, Y., 2009. Flow-induced vibrations of two circular cylinders in tandem arrangement, Part 1: characteristics of vibration. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 97, 304-311.

(68) Kim, S., Alam, M. M., Sakamoto, H., and Zhou, Y., 2009. Flow-induced vibrations of two circular cylinders in tandem arrangement, Part 2: suppression of vibration. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 97, 312-319.

(69) Alam, M. M. And Zhou, Y., 2008. Alternative drag coefficient in the wake of an isolated bluff body. Physical Review E, Vol. 78, No. 3, 036320-9.

(70) Alam, M. M. and Zhou, Y., 2008. Strouhal numbers, forces, and flow structures around two tandem cylinders of different diameters. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 24, No 4, pp. 505-526. [Got 10th (April-June 2008) positions in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering Journal of Fluids and Structure]. Got position in the list of most cited journal of Fluids and Structure articles published since 2008 (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-fluids-and-structures/most-cited-articles/)

(71) Alam, M. M. and Zhou, Y., 2007. The turbulent wake of an inclined cylinder with water running. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 589, pp. 261-303.

(72) Alam, M. M. and Zhou, Y., 2007. Flow around two side-by-side closely spaced circular cylinders. Journal of Fluids and Structure Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 799-805. [Got 7th (April-June 2007) and 13th (July-Sept 2007) positions in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering ®Journal of Fluids and Structure]

(73) Zhou, C.Y., Zhen, H.S., Zhou, Y. and Alam, M.M., 2007. Numerical investigation on lock-in phenomenon of two cylinders in tandem arrangement. Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete & Impulsive Systems, Series B: Applications & Algorithms, DCDIS Special Issues, Vol. 14 (S8), pp. 125-148.

(74) Alam, M. M. and Zhou, Y., 2007. Phase lag between vortex sheddings from two tandem bluff bodies. Journal of Fluids and Structure Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 339-347. [Got 8th (Jan-Mar 2007) position in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering®Journal of Fluids and Structure]

(75) Alam, M. M., Fu, S. and Zhou, Y., 2007. Generation of vortices by a streamwise oscillating cylinder. Journal of Visualization, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 65-74.

(76) Lemaitre, C., Alam, M. M., Hemon, P., Langre, E.D. and Zhou, Y., 2006. Rainwater rivulets on a cable subject to wind. Comptes-Rendus Academic Science Mécanique, Vol. 334, No 3, pp. 158-163.

(77) Alam, M. M., Sakamoto H. and Zhou, Y., 2006. Effect of a T-shaped plate on reduction in fluid forces acting on two tandem circular cylinders in a cross-flow. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 94, No. 7, pp. 525-551. [Got 8th (July-Sept 2006) position in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering®Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics]

(78) Alam, M. M., Sakamoto H. and Zhou, Y., 2005. Determination of flow configurations and fluid forces acting on two staggered circular cylinders of equal diameter in cross-Flow. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 363-394. [Got 24th (Jan-Mar 2006) position in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering®Journal of Fluids and Structure]

(79) Alam, M. M. and Sakamoto, H., 2005. Investigation of Strouhal frequencies of two staggered bluff bodies and detection of multistable flow by wavelets. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 20, No 3, pp. 425-449. [Got 5th (April-June 2005) and 19th (Oct-Dec 2005) positions in the list of ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’: http://top25.sciencedirect.com: Engineering®Journal of Fluids and Structure]

(80) Sakamoto, H., Alam, M. M., Sangil, K. and Takai, K., 2004. A study on flow around two circular cylinders in staggered arrangements (1st Report, characteristics of fluid forces). Transaction of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 70, No. 696, pp.2034-2042.

(81) Sakamoto, H., Alam, M. M., Sangil, K. and Takai, K., 2004. A study on flow around two circular cylinders in staggered arrangements (2nd Report, estimation of Strouhal number using in combination with wavelet analysis). Transaction of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 70, No. 699, pp. 2830-2837.

(82) Alam, M. M. Moriya, M. and Sakamoto, H., 2003. Aerodynamic characteristics of two side-by-side circular cylinders and application of wavelet analysis on the switching phenomenon. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 18, No. 3-4, pp. 325-346.

(83) Alam, M. M., Sakamoto, H. and Moriya, M., 2003. Reduction of fluid forces acting on a single circular cylinder and two circular cylinders by using tripping rods. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 18, No. 3-4, pp. 347-366.

(84) Alam, M. M., Moriya, M., Takai, K. and Sakamoto, H., 2003. Fluctuating fluid forces acting on two circular cylinders in a tandem arrangement at a subcritical Reynolds number. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 91, No. 1-2, pp. 139-154.

(85) Alam, M. M., Moriya, M., Takai, K. and Sakamoto, H., 2002. Suppression of fluid forces acting on two square prisms in tandem arrangement by passive control of flow. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 1073-1092.

(86) Moriya, M., Alam, M. M., Takai, K. and Sakamoto, H., 2002. Fluctuating fluid forces of two circular cylinders in tandem arrangement at close spacing. Transaction of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 68, No. 669, pp. 1400-1406.

(87) Moriya, M., Alam, M. M., Takai, K. and Sakamoto, H., 2002. Fluctuating fluid forces of two circular cylinders in parallel arrangement at close spacing. Transaction of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, 68, No. 676, pp. 3310-3315.

(88) Moriya, M., Alam, M. M., Takai, K. and Sakamoto, H., 2000. Suppression of fluid forces acting on two square prisms in tandem arrangement by passive control. Transaction of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 66, No. 650, pp. 2635-2641.



Books
1. Rehman, S., and Alam, M.M., L.M. Alhems, 2016. Wind Characteristics and tower shedding effect on measurements. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-659-95148-0, pp. 1-108.

2. Krishnakutty, P., Alam, M.M., Zhan, W., Majumdar, S., Janardhanan, S, and Vucinic, D. (Eds.), 2016. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME2015). Research Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-09-6278-4, pp. 1-340.

3. Alam, M.M., 2011. FLOW AROUND TWIN CYLINDERS. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8443-0814-3, pp. 1-186.

Special issues
Alam, M.M., 2018. Fluid-Structure Interactions (Guest Editor, special issue). Wind and Structure, An International Journal, Vol. 26(5), pp. 267-341.

Alam, M.M., 2016. Fluid-Structure Interactions (Guest Editor, special issue). Wind and Structure, An International Journal, Vol. 23(2), pp. 91-169.

Book Chapters

(1) Qin, B., Alam, M.M., and Zhou, Y., 2018. Vibration initiation of a cylinder in the wake of another. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer, pp. 241-246 (Editor: Zhou Y., Kimura M., Peng G., Lucey A., Huang L.), pp. 383-388, ISBN: 978-981-10-7541-4 (Print), 978-981-10-7542-1 (Online).

(2) Qin, B., Alam, M.M., and Liu, Y., 2017. Fluid-structure interaction between two tandem cylinders: flow-induced vibrations. Advances in Technology, Engineering and Computing. Research Publishing, Singapore (Eidtor: Vucinic, D.), pp. 119-128, ISBN: 978-981-11-0744-3.

(3) Zheng, Q., Alam, M.M., and Rehman, S., 2017. Classification of flow past three side-by-side prisms. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering. Research Publishing, Singapore (Eidtor: Vucinic, D.), pp. 129-139, ISBN: 978-981-11-0744-3.

(4) Alam, M.M., Xu, G. and Kerry, H., 2016. Hydrodynamics of four side-by-side circular cylinders. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering. Research Publishing, Singapore (Eidtors: Krisnankutty, P., Alam, M.M., Zhan, W., Majumdar, S., Janardhanan, S, and Vucinic, D.), pp. 253-261, ISBN: 978-981-09-6278-4.

(5) Alam, M.M., 2016. Numerically simulated flow over multiple structures: fluid-structure interactions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering. Research Publishing, Singapore (Eidtors: Krisnankutty, P., Alam, M.M., Zhan, W., Majumdar, S., Janardhanan, S, and Vucinic, D.), pp. 241-252, ISBN: 978-981-09-6278-4.

(6) Alam, M.M., Qin, B., and Zhou, Y., 2016. A cylinder vibration induced by shear layers of another of smaller diameter. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Lucey, Y. Liu, L. Huang), pp. 389-394, ISBN: 978-3-662-48866-9 (Print), 978-3-662-48866-3 (Online).

(7) Sun, Q., Alam, M.M., Wong, C.W., and Zhou, Y., 2016. Effect of nose shape on separation bubble and surface pressure on a cylinder in axial flow. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Lucey, Y. Liu, L. Huang), pp. 383-388, ISBN: 978-3-662-48866-9 (Print), 978-3-662-48866-3 (Online).

(8) Alam, M.M., Wang, L.J., and Zhou, Y., 2016. Wake and vortex-sheddings from different diameter cylinders in tandem. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Lucey, Y. Liu, L. Huang), pp. 421-427, ISBN: 978-3-662-48866-9 (Print), 978-3-662-48866-3 (Online).

(9) Zheng, Qinmin., Alam, M.M., and Zhou, Y., 2016. The wake of three square prisms in side-by-side arrangement. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Lucey, Y. Liu, L. Huang), pp. 435-440, ISBN: 978-3-662-48866-9 (Print), 978-3-662-48866-3 (Online).

(10) Sun, Q., Alam, M.M. and Zhou, Y., 2015. Fluid-Structure coupling between two tandem elastic cylinders. The Procedia Engineering, Vol. 126, pp. 564-568.

(11) Alam, M.M., 2014. Wind-load, pressure and velocity measurements: post processing and discussion. European Physical Journal Web of Conferences, Vol. 67, pp. 010003-p1-8.

(12) Wang S., Zhou Y., Alam M.M. and Yang H.X., 2014. Turbulent intensity effect on low Reynolds number airfoil wake. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Huang, D.H. Hodges), pp. 197-202, ISBN: 978-3-642-40370-5 (Print) 978-3-642-40371-2 (Online).

(13) Alam M.M. and Zhou Y., 2014. Flow-induced vibrations of a circular cylinder interacting with another of different diameter. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Huang, D.H. Hodges), pp. 385-390, ISBN: 978-3-642-40370-5 (Print) 978-3-642-40371-2 (Online).

(14) Wong C.W., Zhou Y. and Alam M.M., 2014. Reynolds number effect on flow classification behind two staggered cylinders. Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer (Editor: Y. Zhou, L. Huang, D.H. Hodges), pp. 185-190, ISBN: 978-3-642-40370-5 (Print) 978-3-642-40371-2 (Online).

(15) Alam M.M. and Zhou Y., 2013. Suppression of fluid forces on two staggered cylinders. The Procedia Engineering, Vol. 56, pp. 173-178.

(16) Alam, M. M., Zhou, Y. and Yang, H., 2009. Aerodynamics of an airfoil at ultra-low Reynolds number. Springer Proceedings in Physics, Progress in Turbulence III, Vol. 131, pp. 79-82, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, (Editor: J. Peinke, A. Kittel., A. Barth), ISBN: 978-3-642-02224-1 (Print), 978-3-642-02225-8 (Online).

(17) Alam, M. M. and Zhou, Y., 2006. Interference between two tandem cylinders of different diameters. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division, Vol. 9, pp. 397-406, (Editor: Judith A. Rod), ISBN: 0-7918-47888.

(18) Sakamoto, H., Takai, K., Alam, M. M. and Moriya, M., 2001. Suppression and characteristics of flow-induced vibration of rectangular prisms with various width-to-height ratios. Advances in Fluid Mechanics,Computational Mechanics Publications-WIT Press, Vol. 30, pp. 67-76
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
Keynote Speaker
(1) Alam, M. M., 2018. RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM FLOW-INDUCED OSCILLATING BODY. The third International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Protection, 19-21 November 2018, Sanya, China. (http://www.iceeep.org/Speakers.aspx)

(2) Alam, M. M., 2018. FIV Mechanism of two cylinders s. The special interest group seminar on ‘Wind Loads on Structures”, 7-8 June 2018, MOE, Copenhagen, Denmark. (https://www.ercoftac.org/events/wind_load_on_structures_2018/)

(3) Alam, M. M., 2017. Mechanism of vibration initiation of a cylinder submerged in wake. The workshop on Fluid-Structure Interactions with Impact in Industrial applications (ERCOFTAC2017), 6-7 June 2017, Institut de Mechanique des Fluides de Toulouse, France.
(http://www.ercoftac.org/events/fsi_2017/)

(4) Alam, M. M., 2017. Fluid-structure interaction between two tandem cylinder: flow-induced vibrations. International conferences on Advances in Technology, Engineering, and computing: a Multinational Colloquium (ATECMC17), 22-23 June 2017, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Ernakulam, India.
(https://sites.google.com/site/atec2k16/keynote-addresses-3)

(5) Alam, M. M., 2015. bluff body flow: measurement and data analysis. The International conference on Mathematics and Its Application (ICMA2015), 23 December 2015, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. (http://test.ku.ac.bd/latest-news/1st-international-conference-on-mathematics-and-its-applications/)

(6) Alam, M. M., 2015. aerodynamics of multiple structures: wake and flow-induced force. The International conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Material Engineering (ICMIME2015), 11-13 December 2015, RUET, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (http://www.icmime-ruet.ac.bd/keynote.html).

(7) Alam, M. M., 2015. Numerically simulated flow over multiple structures: fluid- structure interactions. International Conference on Computing Mechanical Engineering, 10-13 August 2015, Kochi, Kerala, India (http://www.iccme-conference.org/keynote.html).

(8) Alam, M. M., 2014. Flow-Induced Forces and Fluid-Structure Interactions between Two Circular Cylinders. The Third International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering, 26-27 December 2014, Khulna, Bangladesh (http://www2.kuet.ac.bd/icmiee2014/keynote/).

(9) Alam, M. M., 2014. Fluid-Structure Interactions between two circular cylinders. ERCOFTAC Workshop on Fluid-Structure interactions with Impact on Industrial Applications, SIG 41, 16-17 October 2014, EDF, Chatou-Paris, France (http://www.ercoftac.org/products_and_services/industryevents_2014/fsi/).

(10) Alam, M. M., 2013. Wind-load, pressure and velocity measurements: post processing and discussion. International Conference on Experimental Fluid Mechanics (EFM2013), 19-22 November 2013, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. (http://efm.kez.tul.cz/old-years/contents/2013).

(11) Alam, M. M., 2013. Fluid dynamic behaviours of cylindrical structures. International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Materials Engineering (ICMIME 2013), 1-3 November 2013, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (http://icmime-ruet.ac.bd/keynote.html).

(12) Alam, M. M., 2011. Fluid dynamics around twin cylinders and interactions. The Eighth International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 11-13 July 2011, Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius (http://edas.info/web/hefat2011/Keynotes2011.html).

International Conference Proceedings: 100
National Conference Proceedings:12
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
Postgraduate Courses
Fundamentals of Flow-induced vibrations, MEng & PhD,Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School

Advanced Fluid-Structure Interactions, MEng & PhD,Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School

Frontiers of Fluid Mechanics,MEng & PhD,Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School

Advanced Fluid Mechanics, MEng & PhD, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School

Fluid Mechanics (MSX780), MEng & PhD, University of Pretoria

Fluid-Structure Interactions (MAH780), MEng & PhD, University of Pretoria

Industrial and Environmental Measurement Tech. (ME566), MEng & PhD, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Undergraduate Courses
Thermal and Fluid Machines (MTV420) (two times), 4th year, University of Pretoria
Design (Mox410) (three times), 4th year, University of Pretoria
Projects (MSC422) (one time), 4th year, University of Pretoria
Projects (MSC412) (one time), 4th year, University of Pretoria
Fluid Mechanics-III (ME705) (two times), 4th year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Fluid Mechanics-II (ME505) (three times), 3rd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Thermofluids-II (ME3402) (one time), 3rd year, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Fluid Mechanics-I (ME305) (one time), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Engineering Mechanics-III (ME603) (three times), 3rd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Engineering Mechanics-II (ME403) (three times), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Engineering Mechanics-I (ME303) (two times), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Mechanics of Solid-II (ME409) (three times), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Mechanics of Solid-I (ME309) (two times), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Engineering Drawing (ME300) (one time), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology
Thermodynamics-II (ME401) (one time), 2nd year, Rajshahi University of Eng. & Technology

Postdoctoral fellows: 02 completed, 03 running
PhD students: 05 completed; 4 running
Masters students: 28 completed; 12 running
Updated:2019-01