Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Dr. Md. Aftabuzzaman

Ph.D.(University of Tsukuba, Japan), B.Sc.(Hons.) & M.Sc. in Physics (University of Rajshahi) 

Associate Professor 

Department of Physics

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

+8801719822299  (Personal)

[email protected] (Personal)

Total Publications: 19

Total Publications (19)

19

Teaching Experience (3)

  • Associate Professor (05 July 2019 to present), Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh.
  • Assistant Professor ( 08 January 2014 to 04 July 2019), Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh.
  • Lecturer (09 January 2012 to 07 January 2014), Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh.

Research Interests (1)

  • Materials Science and Condensed Matter Physics

External Affiliation (2)

  • Life Member: Bangladesh Physical Society (BPS).
  • Graduate Student member (January, 2016 to December, 2017): The Japan Society of Applied Physics (Membership number: 0096892).

Awards & Recognition (8)

  • 8. Dean’s Award 2018 by the Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan for the best research in Materials Science.
  • 7. Young Scientist Award-2017 of “Symposium on Ultrasonic Electronics, USE2017”, Tagajo, Japan for the presentation of an outstanding research on ferroelectric materials.
  • 6. IWP2015 Prize in “Tsukuba International Conference on Materials Science, IWP-2015”, Tsukuba, Japan for the best presentation.
  • 5. Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship awarded by The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for pursuing doctoral degree in Japan. (Period: October, 2014 to March, 2018)
  • 4. Professor Basak Award-2006 (Gold Medal) from the Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi for excellence in Physics (First Class 1st position) in B.Sc. Honours.
  • 3. Shaheed Habibur Rahman Hall gold medal, University of Rajshahi for First Class in B.Sc. Honours in 2006.
  • 2. Merit Scholarship-2006, from the University of Rajshahi for First Class in B.Sc. Honours.
  • 1. Professor Basak Scholarship-2005 from the Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi.

Journal Articles (19)

  • 19. M. Mozahar Ali, M. A. Hadi, M. L. Rahman, F. H. Haque, A. F. M. Y. Haider, and M. Aftabuzzaman, "DFT investigations into the physical properties of a MAB phase Cr4AlB4" Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 821, 153547 (1-10) (2020), ISSN: 0925-8388, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.153547).
  • 18. S. Kojima, M. Aftabuzzaman, J. Dec, and W. Kleemann, "Ferroelectric phase transitions of uniaxial Sr1-xBaxNb2O6 and their composition variation" Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 58, SLLA02 (1-5) (2019), ISSN: 1347-4065 (Online), ISSN: 0021-4922 (Print), (https://doi.org/10.7567/1347-4065/ab362b).
  • 17. M. Aftabuzzaman*, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric field effect on polar nanoregions of uniaxial ferroelectric SrxBa1−xNb2O6 with weak random fields studied by Brillouin scattering” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 57, 07LB11 (1-5) (2018), ISSN: 1347-4065 (Online), ISSN: 0021-4922 (Print), (https://doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.57.07LB11).
  • 16. M. I. Kholil, M. S. Ali, and M. Aftabuzzaman, “Structural, elastic, electronic and vibrational properties of BaRh2P2 and SrIr2As2 superconductors: A DFT study” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 740, 754-765 (2018), ISSN: 0925-8388, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.09.209).
  • 15. M. A. Helal, M. Aftabuzzaman, and S. Kojima, “Stretched slowing down in high-PT content PMN-xPT single crystals probed by Brillouin scattering” Ferroelectrics, 519, 109-114 (2017), ISSN: 1563-5112 (Online), ISSN: 0015-0193 (Print), (https://doi.org/10.1080/00150193.2017.1361217).
  • 14. M. Aftabuzzaman*, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric field effect on elastic properties of uniaxial relaxor SrxBa1-xNb2O6 single crystals with strong random fields” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56, 10PC06 (1-6) (2017), ISSN: 1347-4065 (Online), ISSN: 0021-4922 (Print), (https://doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.56.10PC06).
  • 13. M. A. Helal, M. Aftabuzzaman, S. Svirskas, J. Banys and S. Kojima, “Temperature evolution of central peaks and effect of electric field in relaxor ferroelectric 0.83Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3–0.17PbTiO3 single crystals” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56, 10PB03 (1-4) (2017), ISSN: 1347-4065 (Online), ISSN: 0021-4922 (Print), (https://doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.56.10PB03).
  • 12. M. Aftabuzzaman*, M. A. Helal, R. Paszkowski J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima*, “Electric field and aging effects of uniaxial ferroelectrics SrxBa1−xNb2O6 probed by Brillouin scattering” Scientific Reports, 7, 11615 (1-9) (2017), ISSN: 2045-2322 (Online), (http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10985-9).
  • 11. M. Aftabuzzaman* and S. Kojima, “Memory effects of relaxor ferroelectric 0.70Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-0.30PbTiO3 single crystals studied by dielectric spectroscopy” Ferroelectrics, 513, 38-43 (2017), ISSN: 1563-5112 (Online), ISSN: 0015-0193 (Print), (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00150193.2017.1350074).
  • 10. M. H. K. Rubel, M. A. Hadi, M. M. Rahaman, M. S. Ali, M. Aftabuzzaman, R. Parvin, A.K.M.A. Islam, and N. Kumada, “Density functional theory study of a new Bi-based (K1.00)(Ba1.00)3(Bi0.89Na0.11)4O12 double perovskite superconductor” Computational Materials Science, 138, 160-165 (2017), ISSN: 0927-0256, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.06.030).
  • 9. M. A. Helal, M. Aftabuzzaman, S. Tsukada, and S. Kojima, “Role of polar nanoregions with weak random fields in Pb-based perovskite ferroelectrics” Scientific Reports, 7, 44448 (1-11) (2017), ISSN: 2045-2322 (Online), (http://doi.org/10.1038/srep44448).
  • 8. M. Aftabuzzaman*, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Field dependent elastic anomaly in uniaxial tungsten bronze relaxors” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 55, 10TC01 (1-5) (2016), ISSN: 1347-4065 (Online), ISSN: 0021-4922 (Print), (http://doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.55.10TC01).
  • 7. M. Aftabuzzaman* and S. Kojima*, “Electric field effect of relaxor ferroelectric (1-x)Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-xPbTiO3 crystals near morphotropic phase boundary composition probed by Brillouin scattering” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 55, 07KB03 (1-6) (2016), ISSN: 1347-4065 (Online), ISSN: 0021-4922 (Print), (http://doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.55.07KB03).
  • 6. M. S. Ali, M. Aftabuzzaman, M. Roknuzzaman, M. A. Rayhan, F. Parvin, M. M. Ali, M .H. K. Rubel, and A. K. M. A. Islam “New superconductor (Na0.25K0.45)Ba3Bi4O12: A first-principles study” Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications, 506, 53-58 (2014), ISSN: 0921-4534, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2014.08.010).
  • 5. M. A. Hadi, M. Roknuzzaman, F. Parvin, S. H. Naqib, A. K. M. A. Islam, and M. Aftabuzzaman, “New MAX phase superconductor Ti2GeC: A first-principles study” Journal of Scientific Research, 6 (1), 11-27 (2014), ISSN: 2070-0245 (Online), ISSN: 2070-0237 (Print), (http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v6i1.16604).
  • 4. M. Aftabuzzaman and A. K. M. A. Islam, “A high pressure Ca-VI phase between 158 and 180 GPa: stability, electronic structure and superconductivity” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 23, 105701 (1-5) (2011), ISSN: 1361-648X (Online), ISSN: 0953-8984 (Print), (https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/23/10/105701).
  • 3. M. Aftabuzzaman, A. K. M. A. Islam, and S. H. Naqib, “Emergence of superconductivity in LaOFeAs: Electronic structure and lattice dynamics” Journal of Scientific Research, 3 (1), 1-11 (2011), ISSN: 2070-0245 (Online), ISSN: 2070-0237 (Print), (http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v3i1.6211).
  • 2. M. M. Ali, A. K. M. A. Islam, M. Aftabuzzaman, and F. Parvin, “Superconductivity in diamond-like BC3 phase” Journal of Scientific Research, 2 (2), 203-213 (2010), ISSN: 2070-0245 (Online), ISSN: 2070-0237 (Print), (http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v2i2.2638).
  • 1. M. Aftabuzzaman and A. K. M. A. Islam, “New superconducting RbFe2As2: A first-principles investigation” Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications, 470, 202-205 (2010), ISSN: 0921-4534, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2009.12.040).

Graduate Supervision (1)

  • Md. Shahin Alam, "Pressure effect on structural, elastic, electronic, thermodynamic and optical properties of Y2C3: a first principle investigation" 2017.

Conference and Seminar Attended (15)

  • 15. Attended at the International Conference on Physics-2020, Bangladesh Physical Society (BPS), Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 5-7, 2020.
  • 14. M. Aftabuzzaman and and S. Kojima, "Effect of electric field on uniaxial relaxor ferroelectric SrxBa1−xNb2O6 with intermediate random fields studied by Brillouin scattering" The 39th Symposium on Ultrasonic Electronics (USE 2018), Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, October 29-31, 2018, 2E1-1. (Oral presentation)
  • 13. M. Aftabuzzaman and S. Kojima, "Electric field and memory effects of relaxor ferroelectric 0.70Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-0.30PbTiO3 single crystal studied by Brillouin scattering and dielectric spectroscopy" Tsukuba Workshop on Ferroelectrics 2017, Tsukuba International Conference Center (EPOCHAL), Tsukuba, Japan, November 29, 2017. (Oral presentation)
  • 12. M. Aftabuzzaman, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric field effect on polar nanoregions of uniaxial ferroelectric SrxBa1−xNb2O6 with weak random fields studied by Brillouin scattering” The 38th Symposium on Ultrasonic Electronics (USE 2017), Tagajo, Japan, October 25-27, 2017, 3P1-5. (Poster Presentation)
  • 11. M. Aftabuzzaman, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Effect of electric field on 180° domain switching in uniaxial Ca0.30Ba0.70Nb2O6 crystals studied by Brillouin scattering” The 14th International Meeting on Ferroelectricity (IMF2017), San Antonio, TX, USA, September 4-8, 2017, Tu-S28-P-35. (Poster Presentation)
  • 10. M. Aftabuzzaman, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric Field Induced Elastic Anomaly in Uniaxial Relaxor Sr0.70Ba0.30Nb2O6 Single Crystals” The 34th Meeting on Ferroelectric Materials and Their Applications (FMA34), 2017, Kyoto, Japan, May 31-June 3, 2017, 01-F-03. (Oral presentation)
  • 9. M. Aftabuzzaman, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric Field Induced Elastic Anomaly in Uniaxial Relaxor Ferroelectric CaxBa1-xNb2O6 Single Crystals Studied by Broadband Brillouin Scattering Spectroscopy” The 64th JSAP Spring Meeting, 2017, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Yokohama, Japan, March 14-17, 2017, 14p-421-3. (Oral presentation)
  • 8. M. Aftabuzzaman, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric Field Effect on Lead Free Uniaxial Relaxor Sr0.4Ba0.6Nb2O6 Single Crystal Studied by Brillouin Scattering” Fundamental Physics of Ferroelectrics and related materials 2017 (Ferro2017), Colonial Williamsburg, VA, USA, January 29-February 1, 2017. (Poster Presentation)
  • 7. M. Aftabuzzaman, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric Field Effect on Lead Free Relaxor Ferroelectrics with Uniaxial Tungsten Bronze Structure” International Conference on Technologically Advanced Materials and Asian Meeting on Ferroelectricity (ICTAM-AMF10), 2016, New Delhi, India, November 7-11, 2016, OL-30. (Oral presentation)
  • 6. M. Aftabuzzaman, M. A. Helal, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Electric field dependent elastic anomaly in uniaxial tungsten bronze relaxor ferroelectric Ca0.30Ba0.70Nb2O6 single crystals studied by Brillouin scattering spectroscopy” The 8th Japan-China Symposium on Ferroelectric Materials and Their Applications (JCFMA8), 2016, Tsukuba, Japan, September 29-October 2, 2016, PO-01. (Poster Presentation)
  • 5. M. Aftabuzzaman and S. Kojima, “Memory Effects of Relaxor Ferroelectric 0.70Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-0.30PbTiO3 Single Crystals Studied by Dielectric Spectroscopy” 13th Russia/CIS/Baltic/Japan Symposium on Ferroelectricity (RCBJSF) and International Workshop on Relaxor Ferroelectrics (IWRF), 2016, Matsue, Japan, June 19-23, 2016, P-24. (Poster Presentation)
  • 4. M. Aftabuzzaman, J. Dec, W. Kleemann, and S. Kojima, “Field Dependent Elastic Anomaly in Uniaxial Tungsten Bronze Relaxors” The 33rd Meeting on Ferroelectric Materials and Their Applications (FMA33), 2016, Kyoto, Japan, May 25-28, 2016, 27-B-10. (Oral presentation)
  • 3. M. Aftabuzzaman and S. Kojima, “Electric Field Effect of Relaxor Ferroelectric 0.7Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-0.3PbTiO3 Single Crystals Studied by Micro-Brillouin Scattering” The 63rd JSAP Spring Meeting, 2016, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Tokyo, Japan, March 19-22, 2016, 20a-W833-4. (Oral presentation)
  • 2. M. Aftabuzzaman and S. Kojima, “Electric field effect of relaxor ferroelectric (1-x)Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3- xPbTiO3 crystals near MPB composition probed by Brillouin scattering” The 36th Symposium on Ultrasonic Electronics, USE 2015, Tsukuba, Japan, November 5-7, 2015, 3P1-5. (Poster Presentation)
  • 1. M. Aftabuzzaman and S. Kojima, “Effect of electric field on phase transition temperature in a 0.7Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-0.3PbTiO3 single crystal” Tsukuba International Conference on Materials Science, IWP-2015, Tsukuba, Japan, September 4, 2015. (Oral presentation)

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