Pabna University of Science and Technology

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Md. Hafijur Rahman

B.Sc(Hons.) and M.Sc in APEE(RU) 

Assistant Professor 

Department of Physics

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

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Total Publications: 17

Total Publications (17)

17

Biography (1)

  • Md. Hafijur Rahman is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Physics at Pabna University of Science and Technology. Md. Hafijur Rahman received the B.Sc.(Hons.) and M.Sc.(Thesis) degrees in Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering from the University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh in 2007 and 2008, respectively. Now, He is the Ph. D Student in the department of Physics at Pabna University of Science and Technology(PUST). His research interests focus on Solid State Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Material Science, Thin Film, Porous Silicon, Semiconductor Devices, Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Fabrication, Nanomaterials for Solar Cell Applications.

Education (3)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Science (on going), Dept. of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh
  • Master of Science (Thesis Group), Dept. of Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering, University of Rajshahi , Rajshahi, Bangladesh
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) (Four-Years), Dept. of Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering, University of Rajshahi , Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Teaching Experience (2)

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh (Period: 28/09/2013 to present)
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh (Period: 01/01/2011 to 27/09/2013)

Administrative or Other Experience (6)

  • Working as an Assistant Proctor of PUST since 01 September, 2021
  • Worked as the Member of the Planning Committee of the Department of Physics in several periods of time
  • Worked as the Chairman of the Physics Association of the Department of Physics from 2015 to 2018
  • Worked as the Chairman of the Departmental Planning Committee of the Department of Physics, PUST from 2015 to 2018
  • Worked as a Member of the Academic Council of PUST from 2015 to 2018
  • Chairman, Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Science, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh (Period: 15/01/2015 to 14/01/2018)

Research Interests (8)

  • Nanomaterials for Solar Cell Applications
  • Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Fabrication
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Porous Silicon
  • Thin Film
  • Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Solid State Physics

External Affiliation (1)

  • Elected member (2019), Teacher's Association, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh.

Awards & Recognition (6)

  • Bangabandhu science and technology fellowship for Ph.D Research work
  • University Grand Commission (UGC) scholarship for excellent result in honors
  • Zilla parishad scholarship for excellent result in honors
  • Suhrawardy Hall Gold Medal for excellent result in honors
  • Upazilla scholarship
  • Primary school scholarship

Journal Articles (17)

  • 1. Md. Hafijur Rahman*, Shamim Ahmmed and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail*, “Structural and Electrical Properties of Spin-Coated LaF3 Thin Film on Porous Silicon”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, September 2021, DOI: 10.1007/s11665-021-06165-6.
  • 2. Shamim Ahmmed*, Md. Abdul Karim, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Asma Akter, Md. Rasidul Islam, Ashraful Islam* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Performance Analysis of Lead-free CsBi3I10-based Perovskite Solar Cell Through the Numerical Calculation”, Solar Energy, Vol. 226, August 2021, pp: 54-63, DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2021.07.076.
  • 3. Md. Hafijur Rahman*, Shamim Ahmmed, Samia Tabassum and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail*, “Epitaxial Deposition of LaF3 Thin Films on Si Using Deep Eutectic Solvent Based Facile and Green Chemical Route”, Journal of AIP Advances, Vol. 11, Issue 3, March 2021, DOI: 10.1063/5.0039733.
  • 4. Shamim Ahmmed*, Asma Akter, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Jaker Hossain and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail*, “Design and Simulation of a High-performance CH3NH3Pb(I1-XClX)3-Based Perovskite Solar Cell Using a CeOX Electron Transport Layer”, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 36, 2021, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6641/abd266.
  • 5. Shamim Ahmmed, Asma Akter, Samia Tabassum, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Md. Ferdous Rahman and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail*, “CuO Based Solar Cell with V2O5 BSF Layer: Theoretical Validation of Experimental Data”, Superlattices and Microstructures, Vol. 151, 2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.spmi.2021.106830.
  • 6. Md. Sarwar Zahan and Md. Hafijur Rahman*, “Passivation of Porous Silicon with CdS Using a Homemade Spin Coating Technique and its I-V Characteristics”, Journal of PUST Studies, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2020, ISSN: 2308-6246.
  • 7. Md. Hafijur Rahman* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Investigation on the Influence of LaCl3 Concentration on the Electrical Conduction Mechanism of Chemical bath Deposited LaF3/Porous Silicon Structure”, Journal of Cogent Physics, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-7, DOI: 10.1080/23311940.1299559.
  • 8. Md. Hafijur Rahman* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Influence of Annealing Temperature on the Chemical-Bath Deposited LaF3 on Porous Silicon, and on the Electrical Properties of LaF3/Porous-Silicon Structure”, Journal of PUST studies, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2017, ISSN: 2308-6246.
  • 9. M.T.H. Bhuiyan*, M.N. Chowdhury, Rehana Akter, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Md. Afjalur Rahman and Mala Khan, “Determination of Thermophysical Properties of Edible Oil at High Temperature Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)”, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 24, No. 10, 2016, pp: 3302-3306, DOI: 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2016.3302.3306.
  • 10. Md. Hafijur Rahman* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Dependency of Built-in Potential of LaF3/Porous-Silicon Heterostructure Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique on the Concentration of LaCl3 and Annealing Temperature”, Applied Nanoscience, Vol. 5, No. 08, November 2015, pp:921-925, DOI: 10.1007/s13204-014-0391-5.
  • 11. Md. Hafijur Rahman* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Influence of LaCl3 Concentration and Annealing Temperature on the Diode Ideality Factor of LaF3/Porous-Silicon Structure Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique”, Applied Nanoscience, Vol.5, No. 06, August 2015, pp: 645-649, DOI:10.1007/s 13204-014-0358-6.
  • 12. Md. Hafijur Rahman* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Influence of Light Intensity on the I-V Characteristics of LaF3/Porous-Silicon Structure Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique”, International Journal of Materials Science and Applications, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015, pp. 31-34, DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.20150401.16.
  • 13. Zahidur Rahman, Hafijur Rahman and Md. Atikur Rahman, “Classification and Generation of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma and its Principle Applications”, International Journal of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Research, Vol. 2, Issue 2, March 2015, pp:127-146.
  • 14. Md. Earul Islam*, Md. Julkarnain, Jaker Hossain, Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, Md. Hafijur Rahman, “Investigation on LaF3-Impregnated Porous Silicon Heterostructure as Potentiometric Sensor for Fluoride Ion in Aqueous Medium”, American Journal of Sensor Technology, Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2013, pp:1-4, DOI: 10.12691/ajst-1-1-1.
  • 15. Abdul Al Mortuza, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Sinthia Shabnam Mou, Md. Julker Nain, Abu Bakar Md. Ismail*, “Passivation of Porous Silicon by LaF3 Using a Simple Single-Source Chemical Bath Technique”, International Journal of Materials and Chemistry, Vol 2, No.4, August 2012, pp:111 – 115, DOI: 10.5923/j.ijmc.20120203.05.
  • 16. Md. Hafijur Rahman, Sinthia Shabnam Mou*, Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Fabrication and Characterization of Lanthanum Fluoride (LaF3)-Passivated Porous Silicon (PS) Structure Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique”, Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, Vol.1, No.1, December 2011, pp: 97-101.
  • 17. Abdul Al Mortuza, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Sinthia Shabnam Mou, Md. Johurul Islam, Abu Bakar Md. Ismail*, “Electrical and optical characteristics of porous silicon impregnated with LaF3 by a novel chemical bath technique”, Current Applied Physics, vol. 12, no. 2, November 2011, pp:565– 569, DOI: 10.1016/j.cap.2011.09.002.

Conducted Courses (14)

  • Basic Electronics
  • Advanced Electronics and Communications
  • Solid State Physics and Materials Science
  • Physics Lab
  • Atomic, Nuclear and Modern Physics
  • Heat, Radiation and Thermodynamics
  • Waves and Sound
  • Electronic Communications
  • Pulse and Digital Electronics
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Optics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Mechanics and Properties of Mater

Graduate Supervision (5)

  • Investigation on the Influence of Spinning Speed on the Transmission and Absorption Properties of Spin Coated LaF3 Film
  • Investigation on the Influence of Spinning Speed on the Structural and Compositional Properties of Spin Coated LaF3 Film
  • To Design a Home-Made Spin Coater with Maximum Speed of 10000 RPM for Thin Film Deposition
  • Passivation of Silicon Surface with LaF3 Film Using Home Made Spin Coater
  • To Design a Home-Made Spin Coater for Thin Film Preparation

Conference and Seminar Attended (3)

  • 1. Md. Hafijur Rahman* and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Variation of Various Properties of LaF3 Deposited on Porous Silicon by Chemical Bath and Spin Coating Techniques”, International Conference on Science and Technology for Celebrating the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu (ICSTB-2021) (11-13 March 2021), BCSIR, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2. Md. Hafijur Rahman*, Sheikh Rashel Al Ahmed, Sinthia Shabnam Mou and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Investigation on the Influence of LaCl3 Concentration on the Structural, Compositional and Electrical Properties of Chemical Bath Deposited LaF3 on Porous Silicon (PS)”, National Conference on Physics for Development (10-11 Feb 2011, SSIT-II-A 08), Bangladesh Physical Society, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 3. Sheikh Rashel al Ahmed*, Md. Hafijur Rahman, Sinthia Shabnam Mou, Md. Johurul Islam and Abu Bakar Md. Ismail, “Investigation on Silicon Nanocrystals (Si-NCs)- Embedded Lanthanum Fluoride (LaF3) Insulating Layer for Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor (MIS) Devices”, National Conference on Physics for Development (10-11 Feb 2011, P23), Bangladesh Physical Society, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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