Dr. Ataur Rahman
Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET)
Khulna -9203, Bangladesh.
Cell: +880-1714087309, Mail : ataur107@yahoo.com
Website : www.kuet.ac.bd/ce/arahman/
Dr. Ataur Rahman is a Professor in Civil Engineering, at KUET. After graduating from BUET he obtained his Master's and Doctoral degrees from Hokkaido University, Japan. He is specialized in RC, Steel, Masonry and Composite structures. His research interests include analytical and numerical modeling of structures, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), performance based analysis and design, seismic design and strengthening of RC, Steel, Masonry and Composite structures, Structural health monitoring and assessment of life-cycle cost, Interface crack modeling by VCCT and CZM using FEA, Green technology and Eco-friendly building materials. Dr. Ataur Rahman has conducted extensive experimental and analytical research on structural strengthening and retrofitting. He has developed seismic retrofitting technologies for existing masonry and RC structures. His research extends into the use of Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) using both synthetic and natural fibers in the construction industry. Dr. Rahman teaches structural engineering courses including Analysis and Design of Indeterminate Structures, Design of Tall Buildings for Wind and Earthquake Induced Loading, Design of Bridges, Folded Plate Roofs and Shell Structures. On 2017 he published his first book on “Analysis of Indeterminate Structures” for the undergrad students. On 2019 he has published his 2nd book on “Deflection of Determinate Structures”. Dr. Rahman has delivered numerous lectures as invited guest speakers in seminars, workshops and training programs. Dr. Rahman is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB, F13387). He is also a professional member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE, M #:000012285405), the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE, M #:200600331), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI, M #:32640). He is the reviewer of ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. He has also contributed many papers for reputed professional journals. Aside from his teaching and research experiences, he has designed many high-rise buildings and served as consultant engineer in few construction projects in Bangladesh. Dr. Rahman's impressive blend of academics knowledge and professional experiences ensures practical relevant, global mindset and inspiring education for his students resulting in great career prospects.

Educational Records

SSC
BAF Shaheen School, Jessore, Jessore, Bangladesh.
 
HSC
Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
 
B. Sc. in Civil Engineering
Bangladesh University of Eng. & Tech. (BUET) , Bangladesh.
 
M. Sc. in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
Hokkaido University, Japan.
 
Ph.D. on Structural Engineering
Hokkaido University, Japan.
 

Scholarship/Award Received

JSPS RONPAKU Scholarship for Dissertation thesis 2013-2016
Japan Foundation Scholarship for Japanese Language, 2006-2007
MEXT (Monbokagakshu) scholarship for 3 years of Higher Study, 2007-2010
Japanese Govt Scholarship for Foreign Student, 2000-2002
Education Board Scholarship for B.Sc. Engineering, 1995-2000
Education Board Scholarship at HSC, 1991-1993
Education Board Scholarship at SSC, 1989-1991

Service Record

KUET
From 7-May-2018 to Present
OrganizationType: KUET
Location: Khulna 9203
Position: Professor
Department/Section: Civil Engineering
KUET
From 5-Sep-2016 to 6-May-2018
OrganizationType: KUET
Location: KUET
Position: Associate Professor
Department/Section: Civil Engineering

Administrative Experience Record

KUET
From 9-Dec-2021 to Present
OrganizationType: KUET
Location: KUET
Position: Provost
Department/Section: Lalan Shah Hall, KUET
IDM, KUET
From 13-Jan-2021 to Present
OrganizationType: Institute
Location: KUET
Position: Member of Research Committee
Department/Section: IDM
Responsibility: Revision of curriculum, assessment of research proposals, annual appraisal etc.
KUET
From 9-Feb-2014 to 6-Mar-2016
OrganizationType: KUET
Location: 9203
Position: Assistant Provost
Department/Section: AMAR EKUSHEY HALL
KWASA
to Present
Location: Khulna
Position: Selection Board Member
UGC
to Present
Location: Dhaka-1207
Position: Member of Master Plan Committee
KUET
to Present
Location: Khulna 9203
Position: Member of Master Plan Committee

Professional Training

Training Program on Climate Change
JCI/UAP/ESCB Workshop on Repair and Strengthening of Deteriorated Concrete Structures
International Workshop on Computer Aided Analysis and Design of Structures (I-WCAAD)
Workshop on Teachers Training

Professional Body Membership

Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (BEPRC)
Member Type: External Reviewer
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, EERI
Member Type: Professional Member
Member ID: M #: 32640
ASCE journal of materials in civil engineering
Member Type: Reviewer
ASCE Journal of Composite for Construction
Member Type: Reviewer
Japan Society of Civil Engineers, ((JSCE)
Member Type: Member
Member ID: M #:200600331
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Member Type: Professional Member
Member ID: M #:000012285405
Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB)
Member Type: Fellow
Member ID: F 13387

Computer Proficiency


VISUAL BASIC.net, VISUAL C++.net AutoCAD 2020, STAAD pro 16, ABAQUS17, ANSYS Workbench15, ETABS17, DIANA FEA 10.4, MathCAD 16

Research

Green technology and Eco-friendly building materials
Interface crack modeling by VCCT and CZM using FEA
Structural health monitoring and assessment of life-cycle cost
Performance based analysis and design
Analytical and numerical modeling of structures using Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Seismic strengthening Techniques for RC, Steel and Masonry structures

Books

Dr. Ataur Rahman, ANALYSIS OF INDETERMINATE STRUCTURES , ISBN:978−984−34−2764−6, Shirin Press Ltd., 2017

Dr. Ataur Rahman, Deflection of Determinate Structures, ISBN:978−984−34−7154-3, Kakon Press, Khulna, 2019

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International Journal

5 Ataur Rahman, Madhobi Mallick, & Shantanu Ghosh. 2018. “Experimental Behavior of FRP Confined Concrete Cylinder Wrapped By two Different FRPs ” Journal of Materials Science Research; Vol. 7(2), pp.1-9;ISSN 1927-0585 E-ISSN 1927-0593 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education [PDF]
4 Ataur Rahman & Tamon Ueda, 2018. “Shear Resisting Mechanism and Shear Strength Equation for Sandwich Beams” Journal of Materials Science Research; Vol. 7(2) pp. 28-37;ISSN 1927-0585 E-ISSN 1927-0593 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education [PDF]
3 Ataur Rahman & Tamon Ueda, 2016. “In-plane shear strength of masonry wall strengthening by two distinct FRPs” JSCE journal of Structural Engineering A, Vol 62A, pp. 915-925 [PDF]
2 Ataur Rahman & Tamon Ueda, 2016. “In-Plane Shear Performance of Masonry Walls after Strengthening by Two Different FRPs” ASCE journal of Composite for Construction, Vol.2(5), pp. 1-14. [PDF]
1 Ataur Rahman & Tamon Ueda, 2014. “Experimental Investigation and Numerical Modeling of Peak Shear Stress of Brick Masonry Mortar Joint under Compression” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol 26(9), pp. 1-13 [PDF]


International Conference

9 Rahman. M. A. and Ueda T., 2016. “IN-PLANE SHEAR STRENGTH OF MASONRY WALL STRENGTHENING BY TWO DISTINCT FRPS” 62nd Structural Engineering Symposium, #12-2, TIT Ookayama, 22-24 April, Tokyo.
8 Rahman. M. A. and Ueda T., 2015. “IN-PLANE SHEAR STRENGTH OF MASONRY WALL STRENGTHENING BY TWO DISTINCT FRPS” IABSE-JSCE joint conference, Aug., 2015, Dhaka.
7 Rahman. M. A. and Ueda T., 2013. “PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF MASONRY SHEAR WALLS STRENGTHENING BY TWO DIFFERENT FRPs” Proceedings of the 13 International East-Asia Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering & Construction (EASEC-13), 11 ~ 13 Sep, 2013, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, Paper No. 462.
6 RAHMAN. M. A. AND UEDA T., 2011. “NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF FRP RETROFITTED LATERALLY LOADED MASONRY” 11 North American Masonry Conference, June 5-8, 2011, NAMC, MN US.
5 RAHMAN. M. A. AND UEDA T., 2011. “NUMERICAL MODELING FOR RESPONSE OF BRICK MASONRY BEDJOINT UNDER SHEAR AND COMPRESSION” 9th Australasian Masonry Conference Queenstown, New Zealand 15 – 18 February 2011.
4 Rahman. M. A. and Ueda T., 2009. “NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF FRP RETROFITTED MASONRY WALL BY 3D FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS” IABSE, Bangkok 09.
3 Rahman. M. A. and Ueda T., 2008. “3D FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY WALL USING SIMPLIFIED INTERFACE MODEL” AMCM 2008, Lodz, Poland, June 9, 2008.
2 Rahman. M. A. and Ueda T., 2003 “SHEAR RESISTING MECHANISM AND SHEAR STRENGTH EQUATION FOR OPEN AND FULL SANDWICH BEAMS” ASSCCA’03, Vol 2, pp 729-734 2003, Sydney, Australia.
1 UEDA T. and RAHMAN M. A., “ANALYTICAL STUDY ON SHEAR STRENGTH OF STEEL-CONCRETE FULL AND OPEN SANDWICH BEAMS”, Proceedings of The 5th Symposium on Research and Application of Composite Constructions, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, 6-7th November 2003, Tokyo, pp.73-76.


Others publish

3 Undergrad Thesis, 2000. “PROSPECT OF REINFORCED CLAY-BASED CERAMIC MATERIAL IN CIVIL ENGINEERING STRUCTURE” Submitted to BUET, Bangladesh
2 Master’s Thesis, 2002. NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF SHEAR RESISTING MECHANISM AND SHEAR STRENGTH EQUATION FOR BOX AND OPEN SANDWICH BEAMS” Submitted to Hokkaido University, Japan
1 PhD Dissertation, 2016. “EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION AND ANALYTICAL MODELING OF MASONRY WALLS FOR IN-PLANE SHEAR STRENGTH AFTER STRENGTHENING BY VARIOUS FRPS” Submitted to Hokkaido University, Japan


Course Conduction


CE 4111 Structural Analysis and Design III< > Course Objectives: 1. To impart the principles of elastic structural analysis and behavior of indeterminate structures. 2. To impart knowledge about various methods involved in the analysis of indeterminate structures. 3. To apply these methods for analyzing the indeterminate structures to evaluate the response of structures 4. To enable the student get a feeling of how real-life structures behave 5. To make the student familiar with latest computational techniques and software used for structural analysis. < >Course Outcomes: The student after undergoing this course will be able to: 1. To understand analysis of indeterminate structures and adopt an appropriate structural analysis technique 2. Determine response of structures by classical, iterative and matrix methods

CE 3211: Structural Analysis & Design II < >Learning outcome:calculate the support reactions for the simply supported beams , cantilever beams and frames and also draw the diagrams by determining the function of the internal forces for that structure types.write the equilibrium equations easily, solve them with manually or with a software.use the method of sections.use the method of integration.draw the diagrams by using the physical meaning of the differential equations of equilibrium. calculate the displacement and slope for the beams.use the double integration method use the conjugate beam method.Deflections in statically determinate and indeterminate structures using energy method, analysis of indeterminate beam by three moment equations, Analysis of space truss, seismic analysis of structure using BNBC 2020, ASCE 7-10.

 
Last Update: 23 Dec 2021