Dr. Md. Zahurul Haq

E-mail: zahurul@me.buet.ac.bd

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Dr. Md. Zahurul Haq

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Ph.D. (Leeds, U.K), M.Sc. Engg. (BUET), B.Sc. Engg. (BUET)

Research Fields

Thermodynamics, Energy conversion and optimisation
Combustion and Engines
Refrigeration and Air conditioning (HVAC)
Mechatronics and Robotics
Machine learning

Other Activities

Current Positions:
2004 - Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.
2010 - Member, Board of Directors, Bangladesh Diesel Plant Ltd. (A Commercial Enterprise of Bangladesh Army).
2015 - Member, Technical Advisory Committee for Sustainable Finance Dept. (Green Banking Wing), Bangladesh Bank.
2019 - Member, Energy Management Advisory Committee (EMAC),  Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA), Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh.
2021 - Member,  Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Energy Efficiency and Conservation Promotion Financing Project, SREDA, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh.
Additional/Past Affiliations:
Feb, 2014  - Feb, 2016: Head, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, BUET.
Feb, 2012  - Aug, 2014: Director, Centre for Energy Studies, BUET.
Sep, 2006  - Apr, 2010: Provost, Titumir Hall, BUET.
Nov, 2003 - Nov, 2005: System Analyst, Computer Centre, BUET.
Dec, 2008 - May, 2010: Member, Board of Directors, Rupantarita Prakitik Gas Co. Ltd. (RPGCL).
Mar, 2007 - 2015: Member, Project Management Board, Haripur Gas Turbine Power Station.
Jan, 2012  - Dec, 2015: Chairman, Engg. Div. Committee, Bangladesh Standards & Testing Institution (BSTI).
Oct, 2013  - Member, ISO PC-248/WG-3, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), & Head of Delegation, ISO ISO/PC 248 meetings: 23 Sept - 4 Oct 2013, Stockholm, Sweden, and 14-21 Feb 2014, and 19 - 23 Jan 2015, Berlin, Germany.

Contact Address

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

List of Publications

  1. 'Thermodynamic analysis and optimisation of a novel transcritical CO2 cycle'
    Haq, M.Z., Ayon, M.S.R., Nouman, M.W.B. and Bihani, R. (2022)
    Energy Convers. Manag. 273:116407.
  2. Thermodynamic analysis and optimisation of a novel transcritical CO2 cycle
  3. Optimization of an Organic Rankine Cycle-Based Waste Heat Recovery System Using a Novel Target-Temperature-Line Approach
    MZ Haq
    J. Energy Resources Technology, Volume: 143. Issue: 9, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection
  4. Development of automated guided vehicles for industrial logistics applications in developing countries using appropriate technology
    MY Ali, SGM Hossain, H Jamil, MZ Haq
    Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering 10 (2), 13-17
  5. Fabrication of Autonomous Wheeled Mobile Robot for Industrial Applications Using Appropriate Technology
    MM Islam, RK Saha, AA Amin, MZ Haq
    World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Vol:4, No:10, 2010
  6. Effect of developing turbulence and Markstein number on the propagation of flames in methane-air premixture
    MZ Haq
    Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol: 128, Issue: 2, Pages: 455-462
  7. Correlations for the Onset of Instabilities of Spherical Laminar Premixed Flames
    MZ Haq
    Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol:127, Issue:12, Pages:1410-1415
  8. Turbulent burning velocity, burned gas distribution, and associated flame surface definition
    D Bradley, MZ Haq, RA Hicks, T Kitagawa, M Lawes, CGW Sheppard, R Woolley
    Combustion and Flame Volume 133, Issue 4, June 2003, Pages 415-430
  9. Wrinkling and curvature of laminar and turbulent premixed flames
    MZ Haq, CGW Sheppard, R Woolley, DA Greenhalgh, RD Lockett
    Combustion and Flame Volume 131, Issues 1–2, October 2002, Pages 1-15
  10. Laminar burning velocity and Markstein lengths of methane–air mixtures
    XJ Gu, MZ Haq, M Lawes, R Woolley
    Combustion and Flame Volume 121, Issues 1–2, April 2000, Pages 41-58
  11. Fundamental studies of premixed combustion
    MZ Haq
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Leeds
  1. Development and Analysis of Adaptive Neural Network Control for a Cybernetic Intelligent ‘iGDI’ Engine
    MAA Shuvom, MZ Haq
    SAE 2015 World Congress & Exhibition
  2. Energy and Exergy Based Analyses of a Multi-fueled SI Engine
    MZ Haq, A Morshed
    Proc. ASME 2013 Power Conference (Power2013), Jul. 29-Aug. 1, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Paper No. Power2013-98279.
  3. Thermodynamic Analysis of a Multi-Fueled Single Cylinder SI Engine
    MZ Haq, MR Mohiuddin
    ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2011), November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA, Paper No. IMECE2011-62423, pp. 1541-1550
  4. Automated guided vehicles for industrial logistics-Development of intelligent prototypes using appropriate technology
    SGM Hossain, Hasnat Jamil, Muhammad Yakut Ali, Md Zahurul Haq
    2010 The 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE)
  5. A311 Performance Studies of a Biogas Fuelled Diesel Engine Operating in a Dual Fuel Mode
    MZ Haq, MH Rahman, ZA Bhutto
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Engineering: ICOPE 2003(3)
  6. Prediction of Instabilities of Spherically Propagating Flames in Laminar Premixture
    MZ Haq
    ASME 2003 Heat Transfer Summer Conference (HT2003), July 21-23, 2003, Nevada, USA, Paper No. HT2003-47484, ASME
  7. Developing Turbulence on the Propagation of Flames in Methane-Air Premixture
    MZ Haq
    International Joint Power Generation Conference (IJPGC2003), June 15-19, 2003, Georgia, USA, Paper No. IJPGC2003-40143, ASME
  8. Simulation of Otto Cycle with Multi-Fuel
    MZ Hossain, MZ Haq
    Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Mechanical Engineering (ICME2001), Volume 3 Pages 133-137