Sofia Payel
Assistant Professor
Department of Leather Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET)
Khulna -9203, Bangladesh.

Website : www.kuet.ac.bd/le/sofiapayel/

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Educational Records

Secondary School Certificate
Bangladesh Navy School & College, Khulna, Bangladesh. (2001-2011)
Group: Science, Student Type: Regular, Result: Golden A+, CGPA: 5.00, CGPA Scale: 5.00,
 
Higher Secondary Certificate
Bangladesh Navy School & College, Khulna, Bangladesh. (2011-2013)
Group: Science, Student Type: Regular, Merit Position: 6th in Jashore Board,
Result: Golden A+, CGPA: 5.00, CGPA Scale: 5.00,
Achievement: Board Scholarship (Talentpool)
 
Bachelor of Science in Leather Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh. (2014-2018)
Department: Leather Engineering, Student Type: Regular, Merit Position: 1st,
Marks: 94.20%, CGPA: 3.94, CGPA Scale: 4.00,
 
Master of Science in Leather Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh . (July 2018-2021)
Student Type: Part Time, Result: 3.92, CGPA Scale: 4.00,
Thesis Title: A Study on Surface Modified Adsorbent from Lime Yard Grounds for Tannery Wastewater Treatment
 


Scholarship/Award Received

Prime Minister Gold Medal Award- 2018
26-Feb-2020
Awarded by the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh in recognition of securing the highest marks/CGPA in Bachelor of Science in Leather Engineering Examination from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, KUET
Junior Board Scholarship, 2008
Talentpool Grade, Jashore Education Board
Higher Secondary Certificate Scholarship, 2013
Talentpool Grade, Jashore Education Board
Deans Award- 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
Awarded by the Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering for 4 consecutive sessions
Primary Board Scholarship, 2005
General Grade, Jashore Education Board


Service Record

Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
From 8-May-2022 to Present
OrganizationType: Academic
Location: Khulna, Bangladesh
Position: Assistant Professor
Department/Section: Leather Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
From 27-Jan-2019 to 7-May-2022
OrganizationType: Academic
Location: Khulna, Bangladesh
Position: Lecturer
Department/Section: Leather Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
From 31-Jul-2018 to 30-Dec-2018
OrganizationType: Academic
Location: Khulna, Bangladesh
Position: Teaching Assistant
Department/Section: Leather Engineering

Professional Training

Workshop on “Research Integrity and Publication Ethics”
Organization: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
Workshop on “E-learning: Practice and Challenges for Higher Education in Bangladesh”
Organization: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
Workshop on “Online Teaching-Learning over Zoom”
Organization: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
Workshop on “Interactive Teaching and Learning (ITL)”
Organization: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
Workshop on “Role, Responsibility and Ethical Principles of University Teachers”
Organization: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
Workshop on “Effective Writing of Postgraduate Research Proposal and Avoidance of Plagiarism Issues"
Organization: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology


Research

Wastewater treatment, Heavy metal analysis, Bioremediation, Solid waste management, Adsorption, Biochar, Cleaner technology for leather manufacturing


National/International Journal

(Selected Papers)

10 Md. Abul Hashem, Sofia Payel, Sadia Mim, Md. Hasibur Rahman Sheikh, Md. Mazharul Islam, Md. Navid Arman, Md. Zillur Rahaman Shaikh, Phyto-based goatskin preservation to reduce salinity in tannery wastewater, Cleaner Materials, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clema.2022.100075 [PDF]
9 Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Anik Hasan, Md. Abdul Momen, Sofia Payel, Mehedi Hasan, Md. Zillur Rahaman Shaikh, Bio-intervention phyto-based material for raw goatskin preservation: A cleaner-sustainable approach, Environmental Science and Pollution Research,2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-18544-0
8 Md. Anik Hasan, Md. Abul Hashem, Sofia Payel, Stabilization of liming sludge in brick production: A way to reduce pollution in tannery, Construction and Building Materials, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125702
7 Sofia Payel, Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Anik Hasan, Recycling biochar derived from tannery liming sludge for chromium adsorption in static and dynamic conditions, Environmental Technology & Innovation, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2021.102010
6 Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Anik Hasan, Abul Hossain Nayan, Sofia Payel, Mehedi Hasan, Md. Sahariar Sahen, The environmental impacts of heavy metals in soil, certain plants and wastewater near industrial area of Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-021-09497-x
5 Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Hasibur Rahman Sheikh, Rahamatullah, Martin Biswas, Md. Anik Hasan, Sofia Payel, Composite fabrication from fat extracted limed fleshing: Solid waste management in tannery, Bangladesh, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 2021, https://doi.org/10.3329/bjsir.v56i3.55969
4 Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Sahariar Sahen, Mehedi Hasan, Sofia Payel, Md. Sharuk Nur-A-Tomal, Tannery liming sludge in compost production: sustainable waste management, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-021-01759-5
3 Md. Abul Hashem, Sofia Payel, Mehedi Hasan, Md. Abdul Momen, Md. Sahariar Sahen, Green Preservation of Goatskin to Deplete Chloride from Tannery Wastewater, HighTech and Innovation Journal, 2021, http://doi.org/10.28991/hij-2021-02-02-03
2 Sofia Payel, Md. Abul Hashem, Mrinmoyee Sarker, Md. Shahruk Nur-A-Tomal, Chromium adsorption on banana rachis adsorbent from tannery wastewater: Optimization, isotherm, kinetics and desorption studies, Textile & Leather Review, 2020, https://doi.org/10.31881/TLR.2020.11
1 Md. Abul Hashem, Mehedi Hasan, Md. Abdul Momen, Sofia Payel, Md. Sharuk Nur-A-Tomal, Water hyacinth biochar for trivalent chromium adsorption from tannery wastewater, Environmental and Sustainability Indicators, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indic.2020.100022


National/International Conference

(Selected Papers)

14 Md. Abul Hashem, Mehedi Hasan, Md. Anik Hasan, Md. Sahariar Sahen, Sofia Payel, Al Mizan, Md. Shahruk Nur-A-Tomal, Composting of tannery limed fleshing: sustainable waste management, 9th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation, WasteEng2022, June 27-30, 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark
13 Md. Abul Hashem, Sadia Mim, Sofia Payel, Effect of thermal behavior on biochar derivation from lime yard ground for chromium adsorption, 6th International Leather Engineering Congress, November 25-26, 2021, Izmir, Turkey
12 Sofia Payel, Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Anik Hasan, Tannery liming sludge biochar modelling for adsorptive tannery wastewater treatment, 6th International Leather Engineering Congress, November 25-26, 2021, Izmir, Turkey
11 Md. Anik Hasan, Md. Abul Hashem, Sofia Payel, Laboratory scale brick fabrication from liming sludge: solid waste management in tannery, 6th International Leather Engineering Congress, November 25-26, 2021, Izmir, Turkey
10 Md. Abul Hashem, Sadia Mim, Md. Mostoba Rafid, Sofia Payel, Chromium adsorption on equipped adsorbent from seed of Aphanamixis polystachya, Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Technology for Celebrating the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu (ICSTB-2021), March 11-13, 2021, BCSIR, Dhaka, Bangladesh
9 Brishty Rani Karmakar, Most. Sabrina Akter, Md. Abul Hashem, Sofia Payel, Vegetable tannin extraction from cast-off tea leaf for leather tanning, Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Technology for Celebrating the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu (ICSTB-2021), March 11-13, 2021, BCSIR, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
8 Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Shariar Sahen, Mehedi Hasan, Sofia Payel, Hair burning liming sludge management through composting. 5th International Leather Engineering Congress, Innovative Aspects for Leather Industry (IAFLI 2019), October 10-12, 2019, Izmir, Turkey.
7 Md. Abul Hashem, Sujon Ali, Pranta Bhowmik, Sofia Payel, Sky fruit could be a source of alternative vegetable tanning. 5th International Leather Engineering Congress, Innovative Aspects for Leather Industry (IAFLI 2019), October 10-12, 2019, Izmir, Turkey.
6 Md. Abul Hashem, Sadia Mim, Md. Zillur Rahaman Shaikh, Sofia Payel, Md. Shahruk Nur-A-Tomal, Sorption comparison of trivalent chromium on various Ficus carica charcoal from tannery wastewater. XXXV International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies Congress (IULTCS 2019), June 25-28, 2019, Dresden, Germany.
5 Md. Abul Hashem, Mehedi Hasan, Md. Abdul Momen, Sofia Payel, Minus salt goat skin preservation: Extreme chloride reduction in tannery wastewater. XXXV International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies Congress (IULTCS 2019), June 25-28, 2019, Dresden, Germany.
4 Nabila Nowrin, Tasnim Alam, Sofia Payel, Md. Shahruk Nur-A-Tomal, Md. Abul Hashem, Efficacy of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) rind charcoal for chromium removal from tannery wastewater. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2018), December 23-24, 2018, Khulna, Bangladesh.
3 Md. Abul Hashem, Md. Hasibur Rahman Sheikh, Md. Mazharul Islam, Md. Navid. Arman, Sofia Payel, Calotropis gigentea leaf for goat skin preservation: sustainable chloride reduction in wastewater. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering 2018 (ICACE 2018), December 19–21, 2018, CUET, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
2 Md. Abul Hashem, Moumita Rani Das, Sofia Payel, Sadia Mim, Chromium adsorption on fat extracted fleshing charcoal from tannery wastewater, Proceedings of the IV International Scientific and Practical Seminar “Innovative Technologies and Materials of Leather and Fur Production”, December 5, 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1 Sofia Payel, Mrinmoyee Sarkar, Md. Abul Hashem, Banana rachis charcoal to remove chromium from tannery wastewater, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD 2018), February 9~11, 2018, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh.




Course Conduction


Theory courses: LE 1101- Leather Manufacturing Technology I LE 2203- Materials Science for Leather Engineering LE 3107- Dyeing and Finishing I LE 3115- Analytical Chemistry for Leather Manufacture LE 4207- Dyeing and Finishing II LE 4025- Materials Science for Footwear Products Sessional Courses: LE 1102- Sessional on LE 1101 (Leather Manufacturing Technology I) LE 3108- Sessional on LE 3107 (Dyeing and Finishing I) LE 3220- Sessional on LE 3219 (Leather Microbiology)



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Last Update: 03 Aug 2022