Dr Ariful Islam

Dr. Ariful Islam presently holds the position of Professor in the Mathematics Discipline at Khulna University, Bangladesh. His primary research focus centers on investigating the behavior of ultrafine magnetic minerals within microchannels, with applications spanning mineral processing and medical sciences. Additionally, he exhibits keen interest in exploring fluid flow dynamics in magnetic and non-magnetic environments. Dr. Islam earned his PhD from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 2021, following his graduation from Khulna University, Bangladesh, in 2005.

From the Year 2016 to 2020

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Newcastle


From the Year 2003 to 2005

MSc in Applied Mathematics

Khulna University, Khulna


From the Year 1999 to 2003

BSc in Mathematics

Khulna University, Khulna


1. Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulation for the mixtures of mono and multi-sized materials in a micrometer scale

2. Magneto-hydrodynamics

3. Fluid mechanics

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 Simulation for the separation of fine magnetic materials utilizing fluid flow in the presence of high gradient magnetic fileld Principal Investigator 08th September 2022 National

1. Professor, from March 2021, onward, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

2. Associate Professor, from September 2015 to March 2021, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

3. Assistant Professor, from September 2010 to September 2015, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

4. Lecturer, from September 2008 to September 2010, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

5. Part-time teacher, from January 2006 to September 2008, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

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Year 2024 (1)

1.       Ahmed, F., Reza-E-Rabbi, S., Ali, M. Y., Ali, L. E., Islam, A., Rahman, M. A., . . . Ahmmed, S. F. (2024). Numerical modeling of a MHD non-linear radiative Maxwell nano fluid with activation energy. Heliyon, 10(2), e24098. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e24098

Year 2022 (1)

2.       Islam, A., Das, B., Ali, L. E., & Rahman, M. A. (2022). Numerical Study on Transient Flow of Micropolar Fluid in a Non-Darcy Porous Medium in the Presence of Magnetic Field. International Journal of Heat and Technology, 40(5), 1157-1165. doi:10.18280/ijht.400506

Year 2021 (1)

3.       Rahman Md, A., Islam, A., & Ali Lasker, E. (2021). Intelligent Route Construction Algorithm for Solving Traveling Salesman Problem. International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 21(4), 33-40. doi:10.22937/IJCSNS.2021.21.4.5.

Year 2018 (2)

4.       Islam, N., Ali, L. E., & Islam, A. (2018). Rotational Effect on Viscous Fluid Flow through Rectangular Rotating Straight Duct. American Journal of Applied Mathematics, 6(5), 159-166. 10.11648/j.ajam.20180605.12

5.       Biswas, R., Mondal, M., & Islam, A. (2018). A steady MHD natural convection and heat transfer fluid flow through a vertical surface in the existence of hall current and radiation. Instrumentation, Mesure, Metrologie, 17(2), 331. DOI:10.3166/i2m.17.331-356

Year 2016 (2)

6.       Akter, F., Islam, M. M., Islam, A., Khan, M. S., & Hossain, M. S. (2016). Chemical Reaction and Thermal Diffusion Effects on Mass Transfer Flow through an Inclined Plate. Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, 6(01), 62. DOI10.4236/ojfd.2016.61006

7.       Islam, A., Islam, M. M., Rahman, M., Ali, L. E., & Khan, M. S. (2016). Unsteady heat transfer of viscous incompressible boundary layer fluid flow through a porous plate with induced magnetic field. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 4(2), 294-306. DOI:10.4236/jamp.2016.42037

Year 2015 (4)

8.       P. Biswas, Das, M. K., & Islam, A. (2015). Effect of Porous Medium on Unsteady Heat & Mass Transfer Flow of Fluid. International Journal of Modern Embedded System (IJMES), 3(3), 28-33.

9.       Islam, M., Akter, F., & Islam, A. (2015). Mass transfer flow through an inclined plate with porous medium. American Journal of Applied Mathematics, 3(5), 215-220. DOI:10.11648/j.ajam.20150305.12

10.   Ali, L. E., Islam, A., & Islam, N. (2015). Investigate Micropolar Fluid Behavior on MHD Free Convection and Mass Transfer Flow with Constant Heat and Mass Fluxes by Finite Difference Method. American Journal of Applied Mathematics, 3(3), 157-168. DOI: 10.11648/j.ajam.20150303.23

11.   Bibhuti Roy, & Islam, A. (2015). Finite Difference Solution of Unsteady Mass Transfer Flow through an Inclined Plate with Suction. International Journal of Modern Embedded System (IJMES), 3(2), 18-22.

Year 2012 (2)

12.   Khan, M. S., Karim, I., Ali, L. E., & Islam, A. (2012). Unsteady MHD free convection boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid along a stretching sheet with thermal radiation and viscous dissipation effects. International Nano Letters, 2(1), 24. DOI: 10.1186/2228-5326-2-24

13.   Biswas, P., Jony, A. H., & Islam, A. (2012). MHD micropolar fluid flow through vertical plate with heat generation. Academic research international, 2(1), 60-74.

Year 2011 (2)

14.   Islam, A., Biswas, M. H. A., Islam, M. R., & Mohiuddin, S. (2011). MHD micropolar fluid flow through vertical porous medium. Academic research international, 1(3), 381.


Year 2008 (3)

16.   Mondal, R. N., Uddin, M., & Islam, A. (2008). Non-isothermal flow through a curved rectangular duct for large Grashof number. Journal of Physical Sciences, 12(1), 109-121.


17.   Biswas, M. H. A., Mollick, U. K., Pervin, S., & Islam, A. (2008). Curvature Invariants of Spherically Symmetric Schwarzschild Solution without Cosmological Constant. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 4(1), 16-31.

18.   Tajuddin, Md. Haider Ali Biswas and Islam, A. (2008). Review of the Theory of Relativity, Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 4(1), 32-39.

Year 2007 (1)

19.   Ahmmed, S. F., Islam, A. and Islam, R. (2007). Unsteady flow past an accelerated plate in a rotating system, Khulna University Studies, 8(2), 326-331.

Conference Proceedings and Publications (5)

1.       Islam, A., Neville, F., & Moreno-Atanasio, R. (2018). DEM simulation of chain-aggregation of magnetizable particles in the presence of van der Waals force. Chemeca 2018, 91.


2.       Roy, R., Arifuzzaman, S., Roy, B., Islam, A., & Ahmmed, S. (2018). Naturally convective and thermally radiative heat and mass transfer of dilatant nanofluid flow through a vertical porous plate, AIP Conference Proceedings 1980, pp. 050001.1-050001.09, (2018). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5044337

3.       Sarder Firoz Ahmed, Islam, A., Sonjeb Kumer Das and Azad, M. I. (2003). Unsteady flow past an accelerated plate in a rotating system, 14th Mathematics Conference, Bangladesh Mathematical Society, 27-29 December 2003, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

4.       Islam N, and Islam, A. (2010). Laminar Flow of Viscous Fluid through a Slowly Rotating Straight Duct with Square Cross-section, International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematics and Applications (ICRAMA-2010), Department of Mathematics, The University of Burdwan, 13-15 January 2010, West Bengal, India.

5.       Rabindra Nath Mondal, Md. Sharif Uddin and Islam, A. (2011). Pressure-Driven Flow Instability with Convective Heat Transfer through a Curved Channel with Strong Curvature. International Conference on Mechanical Engineering 2011 (ICME2011), 18-20 December 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh.