Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Md Arifuzzaman

Full-Time Faculty
Senior Lecturer (On Study Leave)

M.Sc. in Physics and Astronomy, University of Lethbridge, AB, Canada

M.Sc. in Physics, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

B.Sc. in Physics, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 6398
Office: SAC 1163

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This is Md Arifuzzaman, who completed his Master of Science in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Lethbridge, Canada in 2018. He also did another Master's and four years B.Sc. (Hon's) degree in Physics from Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh in 2009. 

He joined as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Physics at North South University, Bangladesh on September 03, 2018. Previously, he worked as a full-time Faculty in Physics under the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at International Islamic University Chittagong from February 2009 to December 2016. He conducts different theoretical and sessional courses in Physics including Mechanics, Properties of Matters, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, and so on. 

His research involvesd the remote sensing of atmospheric gas species like Methane in the far-infrared spectral range. He worked with the collaboration of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), NASA, California, USA to record infrared spectra of methane molecule broadened by itself, air, and H2 using a high-resolution Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) with a wide range of pressures and temperatures. He used a multi-spectrum fitting software called 'Labfit' to retrieve their spectral line-shape parameters, where the initial line parameters were used from HITRAN 2015 molecular database. He used the speed-dependent Voigt Profile in the fitting procedure to retrieve various line-shape parameters like broadening and pressure-induced shift coefficients along with their temperature dependencies. He also used the off-diagonal matrix formalism to quantify the line mixing coefficients. The outcome of this research is necessary for the correct estimation of the earth's atmospheric budget as well as for remote sensing of other planetary explanatory atmospheres. The results can be used to update different spectroscopic databases such as HITRAN, GEISA, and to the correct estimation of the earth-radiation budget.

His current research is focused on the synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanomaterials and DFT investigations of Perovskite materials. He uses an auto combusted Sol-gel method to synthesize Cu or Al-substituted Ni-Cu-Cd ferrite nanoparticles at different calcination temperatures. The particles are formed in the nanoscale range (less than 50 nm) verified through TEM, FESEM, and XRD techniques. Dynamic (electrical and dielectric) transport properties are carried out by a computer-controlled Wayne Kerr impedance analyzer (6500B). The Vibration Sample Magnetometer (VSM) technique is used for the analysis of DC magnetization. Different electromagnetic properties such as dielectric, modulus, impedance spectroscopy of the nanostructured Ni-Cu-Cd samples are explored and the studied nanomaterial for their high-frequency applications. He has published a good number of research articles in various peer-reviewed journals. He has also presented his research findings at different national and international conferences.

Besides academic business, he has a lot of interests in extracurricular activities. He worked as a President of the SUST Cricket Club during the period from 2007-2009. He is always seeking research collaboration with colleagues in similar research fields locally and globally. 



Published Journal Articles (Updated on August 23, 2021)

  1. Harun-Or-Rashid, M., Rahman, M. M., Arifuzzaman, M., & Hossain, A. A. (2021). Structural, magnetic, and electrical properties of Ni38−xCu0.15+yZn0.47+x−yFe2O4 synthesized by sol-gel auto-combustion technique. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 1-16.
  2. Harun-Or-Rashid, M., Islam, M. N., Arifuzzaman, M., & Hossain, A. A. (2021). Effect of sintering temperature on the structural, morphological, electrical, and magnetic properties of Ni–Cu–Zn and Ni–Cu–Zn–Sc ferrites. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics32(2), 2505-2523. Cite: 01
  3. Arifuzzaman, M., Siam, Z. S., Rashid, M. H., & Islam, M. S. (2021). No lockdown policy for COVID-19 epidemic in Bangladesh: Good, bad or ugly?. International Journal of Modern Physics C32(05), 2150062. Cited: 01
  4. Siam, Z. S., Arifuzzaman, M., Ahmed, M. S., Khan, F. A., Rashid, M. H., & Islam, M. S. (2021). Dynamics of COVID-19 transmission in Dhaka and Chittagong: Two business hubs of Bangladesh. Clinical epidemiology and global health10, 100684. Cited: 05
  5. Arifuzzaman, M., Hossen, M. B., Harun-Or-Rashid, M., & Rahman, M. L. (2021). Structural and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline Ni7-xCuxCd0.3Fe2O4 prepared through Sol-gel method. Materials Characterization171, 110810. Cited: 03
  6. Arifuzzaman, M., Hossen, M. B., Rashid, M. H., Ahmed, M. S., & Islam, M. S. (2020). Effect of annealing temperature on the structural, dielectric and electric properties of Ni7Cd0.3Fe2O4 ferrites. Bulletin of Materials Science43(1), 1-8. Cited: 02
  7. Arifuzzaman, M., Hossen, M. B., Afroze, J. D., & Abden, M. J. (2020). Structural and electrical properties of Cu substituted Ni–Cd nanoferrites for microwave applications. Physica B: Condensed Matter588, 412170. Cited: 08
  8. Arifuzzaman, M., & Hossen, M. B. (2020). Effect of Cu substitution on structural and electric transport properties of Ni-Cd nanoferrites. Results in Physics16, 102824. Cited: 08
  9. Arifuzzaman, M., Moniruzzaman, M., & Faruque, S. B. (2013). An exact solution of the Dirac oscillator problem in the context of generalized uncertainty principle.  V02, (09). Cited: 02
  10. Arifuzzaman, M., Abden, M.J., Ahmed, S.K. and Hossen, M.B., 2016, October. Structural, dielectric and conductivity studies of Ni-Cu-Cd ferrite nanoparticles. IEEE Conference Proc. (ICISET). Cited: 01
  11. Noman, M.A.A., Islam, M.S., Abden, M.J., Arifuzzaman, M. and Islam, M.A., 2016, October. Effect of acceptor concentration on performance of CdTe solar cell from numerical analysis. IEEE Conference Proc. Cited: 03

Submitted Articles

  1. Predoi-Cross, K. Sung, M.A.H. Smith, A.V. Nikitin, M. Arifuzzaman, V. Malathy Devi and Michael Gerken, Experimental and calculated line positions and intensities, self- and air-broadening, shifting and line mixing coefficients and their temperature dependences in the 4100 to 4300 cm-1 range of the methane octad, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer (2018), Elsevier. (Under Review).
  2. S. K. Ahmed, M. F. Mahmood, Arifuzzaman, M., Hossen, M. B.,(2021). Enhancement of Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Al3+ substituted Cu Zn Nanoferrites Study with Structural Rietveld Refinement. Results in Physics, Elsevier. (Under Review)

Conference Presentations ( Presented as Poster and Oral)

  1. Predoi-Cross, A. Arifuzzaman, V. Malathy Devi, Keyoon Sung, D. Chris Benner, Mary Ann H. Smith, Arlan Mantz, “Multispectrum analysis of methane in the v1+v4 and v3+ v4 bands: temperature dependences of self- and air-broadened line parameters, The 24th Colloquium on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy”, Dijon (2015), B32 poster.
  2. M. Arifuzzaman, M.B. Hossen, “Dielectric, modulus and impedance analysis of Cu substituted Ni-Cd nanoferrites”, 2nd International Bose Conference, Dhaka University (2015), oral.
  3. Arifuzzaman, M.B. Hossen, “Synthesis of Cu substituted Ni-Cd ferrite nanoparticles and study of their magnetic and electrical properties”, International Conference on Physics-2016, Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka (2016), oral.
  4. Hashemi, A. Arifuzzaman, V. Malathy Devi, D. Chris Benner, K. Sung, L. Brown, M.A.H. Smith, Adriana Predoi-Cross, “High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Methane for Climate Research Applications, The SPEC-ATMOS summer school”, Frejus, France (June-2015), poster.
  5. Hashemi, A. Arifuzzaman, V. Malathy Devi, D. Chris Benner, K. Sung, L. Brown, M.A.H Smith, Adriana Predoi-Cross, A.  Mantz, R.M. Lees, “Self- and Air-Broadened Line Shape   Parameters of Methane in the 2.3 Microns Region”, Congress of Canadian Association of    Physicists, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (June-2015), oral.
  6. Arifuzzaman, V. Malathy Devi, D. Chris Benner, K. Sung, L. Brown, M.A.H.
    Smith, Adriana  Predoi-Cross, A. Mantz, R.M. Lees, “Self- and Air-Broadened Line Parameters of   Methane in the 4100-4300 Wavenumber Range, Congress of Canadian Association of Physicists, Queens University, Kingston, ON, Canada, (May 2017) oral.
  1. Departmental scholarship each year during undergraduate and graduate studies in Physics- Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology (2002-2009).
  2. Exim Bank Merit Scholarship-2008.
  3. Amethyst Research Scholarship-University of Lethbridge (2015-2018).
  4. Teaching and Research Assistantship-University of Lethbridge (2015-2018).
  5. International Tuition Awards-University of Lethbridge (2015-2018)

M.Sc. in Physics and Astronomy, University of Lethbridge, AB, Canada

M.Sc. in Physics from Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

B.Sc. in Physics from Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

  1. Senior Lecturer-Department of Mathematics and Physics (September ’ 2018 – till date)

            Institution: North South University, Bangladesh.

  1. Full-Time Faculty-Physics (February’ 2009 - 26 December’ 2016)

            Institution: International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC), Bangladesh.

            Department: Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

       3. Teaching Assistantship- Physics, University of Lethbridge (2015 - 2018)

  • The accomplishment of 6 TA assignments for undergraduate science and engineering students.
  • Conducting Physics Sessional classes for 6 semesters.
  • Marking assignments of Physics courses (Mechanics and Electromagnetism) for 4 groups, each of which consisting of 30 students.
  • Attending weekly group meetings, preparing lecture notes for the class, demonstrating Physics sessional classes independently.
  • Set up new experiments and help students to take data, analyzing and interpreting the findings. 

Not Applicable

Physics-107 (Mechanics, Properties of Matter, Waves & Thermodynamics)

Physics-108 (Electromagnetism)

Physics sessional courses (PHY 107L, PHY 108L)

Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)

Research Interest

Magnetic Materials (Ferrites): Synthesis and characterization of Ni-Cu-based spinel ferrites.

FTIR Spectroscopy of Methane broadened by itself, air, and H2.

DFT investigations of Perovskite materials through CASTEP package.

NSU Research Grants: CTRG grant 2020-2021, Amount: ~ 5,00,000 Bdt. Funded by North South University, Dhaka. Project: Effect of Al3+ doping on the structural, dielectric, and magnetic properties of Ni-Cu ferrite nanoparticles through the Sol-gel process (As the Principal investigator)

M.Sc. Thesis (Canada) link:

Scholarly Reviews

  • Reviewed the research manuscript APYA-D-21-00668, Applied Physics A, Springer (2021)
  • Reviewed the research manuscript TMAG-20-09-0706, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics (2020).
  • Reviewed the research manuscript APYA-D-20-02518, Applied Physics A, Springer (2020).

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