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  • Ph.D. was awarded to Md. Rafizul Islam
    September 16, 2014
  • Md. Rafizul Islam acquired Ph.D. on last 30 August 2014 from the Department of Civil Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh. The academic council of KUET awarded this Ph.D.  degree to Md. Rafizul Islam in its 47th meeting held on last 16 September 2014. The title of his Ph.D. Thesis is “Evaluation of Contamination Potential and Treatment Techniques of Leachate Generated from Landfill Lysimeter”. The conducted research work is the first of this kind in Bangladesh. The outcome of this dissertation can be used to evaluate the level of contamination of the leachate  generated from landfill and hence the appropriate techniques can be proposed to treat the leachate to reduce the contamination at an acceptable level before discharge it into the natural streams. 6 Journal and 18 Conference papers already published from the findings of this research. The European Commission’s funded project “WasteSafe” also provided financial support to this research works. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir , the Vice-Chancellor of KUET and the Professor of Civil Engineering Department, is the supervisor of this Thesis. The External Examiners are Prof. Dr. Raffaello Cossu, University of Padova, Italy; Prof. Dr. Md. Delwar Hossain and Prof. Dr. M. Ashraf Ali from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka. Md. Rafizul Islam is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Department of KUET. Earlier, he obtained both the B.Sc. Eng. and M.Sc. Eng. Degrees from this university.