Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam

Welcome to my homepage. I'm Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam, currently working as a Professor at the Mathematics Discipline at Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh where I have been a faculty member since 1994My main responsibilities are to conduct theory and sessional classes at undergraduate and graduate levels and hence to supervise student’s thesis and research works. I've received my PhD, M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Mathematics from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. I've also received another M.Sc degree from The King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. My research interest includes wavelet analysis, approximation theory, signal and image processing, industrial mathematics.


July 2007 - June 2012                        Ph.D. in Mathematics
                                                             University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
                                                             Thesis Title: Digital Signal and Image Processing by Using Wavelet and Wavelet Packets
                                                             Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Shewli Shamim Shanta

September 2002–May 2005              MS. in Mathematics
                                                          King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.
                                                            Thesis Title: Approximation by wavelets.
                                                            Supervisor: Prof. A.H. Siddiqi
                                                          Co-supervisor: Dr. Khaled M. Furati

1987 – 1988                                        M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics
(Exam. held in 1991)                          University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

1984 – 1987                                        Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Mathematics
(Exam. held   in 1989)                        University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

1982 - 1984                                         Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.)
                                                            Satkhira Government College, Satkhira, Bangladesh.

1976 - 1982                                         Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.)
                                                            Tuardanga H.F. High School, Assasuni, Satkhira, Bangladesh.

Wavelet Analysis

Approximation Theory

Signal and Image processing

Industrial Mathematics

Current Research Project/Collaboration

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Teaching experience

July 2012 - Present           Grade - I ProfessorMathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Sept. 2006 - June 2012      Professor, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna,Bangladesh. 

May 2002 - Aug. 2006      Associate Professor, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Sept. 1997 - May 2002      Assistant Professor, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. 

April 1994 -Aug. 1997      Lecturer, Mathematics & Computer Science and Engineering Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Administrative Experience

Feb. 1999 - Aug. 2002            Head, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Jan. 1999 - Aug. 2002            Member of Academic Council, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Jan 2006 - May 2009             Head, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Jan. 2006 - Feb. 2007            Syndicate member, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Jan. 2006 - June 2007           Member of Board of Advance Studies (BOAS), Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Session: 2005-2006                Member of Peer Review Committee, Ministry of Science, Information and Communication, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. 

Aug. 2007 - Jun 2010            Hall Provost, Khan Jahan Ali Hall, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

July 2012 - June 2015           Head, Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Nov. 2012 - Nov. 2014           Dean, Science, Engineering and Technology School, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

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1.  Md. Rafiqul Islam and Md.Moniruzzaman, On K -summability of a Triple Fourier Series,  Bulletin of the Calcatta Mathematical Society, India, 91(4),  pp323-332, 1999.


2.  Md.Harunor Rashid Khan and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “A Monte Carlo simulation for the charm less hadronic decays of the B-mesons in the belle experiment at KEK in Japan”, Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, vol. 1(2), pp159-167, 1999.


3.  Md. Rafiqul Islam and Fouzia Rahman, “Hall effects on MHD free convective flow past an infinite vertical porous plate when plate temperature oscillates in time about a constant mean”, Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, vol. 2(1), pp45-58, 2000.


4.  Fauzia Rahman and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Hall effects on unsteady MHD free convection flow through a porous medium in rotating fluid with constant heat flux”,  Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, vol. 17, pp 55-61, 2002.


5.  Md. Rafiqul Islam and Fouzia Rahman, “Unsteady MHD flow between two parallel porous flat plates”, Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.3(2), pp521-525, 2002.

6. M. M. Alam, M. R. Islam and R. N. Mondal, “Viscous and joule heating effects on MHD free convection and mass transfer flow with thermal diffusion and large suction”, Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.7(2), pp119-132, 2006.


7.  M. R. Islam, Superiority of Wavelet Theory compared to Fourier Transform”, Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.7(1), pp119-122, 2006.


8.  S.M.A. Rahman, S.F. Ahmmed and M. R. Islam “An analysis of modes in a caricature of a model for morphogenesis”, Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.7(1), pp123-128, 2006.


9.  M. R. Islam, S.F. Ahmmed, and S.M.A Rahman Comparison of Wavelet Approximation Order in Different Smoothness Spaces, International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences (IJMMS), Pub-USA, Vol.2, pp1-6, 2006.


10. M. R. Islam and A.H. Siddiqi, “Certain Observations on Non-Uniform Haar Wavelets”, Review Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society, India, Vol.15(1), pp1-10, 2007.


11. M. R. Islam, A. Huda, S.F. Ahmmed and S.M.A Rahman, Approximation by Haar Wavelet and their Order of Approximation in Different Spaces”, Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.8(1), pp161-167, 2007.


12.  M. Sifuzzaman, S.A. Shamim, M. R. Islam and R. Sarker, “Different wavelets, their properties and advantages”, Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.8(2), pp316-325, 2007.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.53808/KUS.2007.8.2.0705-PS


13.  M.R. Islam, and S.F. Ahmmed, Approximation of General functions by RHW and Non-uniform Haar Wavelet in L2(R)”, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, Vol.8, No.2, pp1-9, 2007.


14. Md. Sharif Uddin* , M. Sifuzzaman, M.A. Huda and M.R. Islam, “Investigation of the Solution of a Fredholm Integral Equation of First Kind with Respect to the Fourier Series”,  Khulna University Studies, Khulna, Bangladesh, vol.9(1), pp125-130, 2008.


15. R. N. Mondal, M. R. Islam, M. S. Uddin and A. K. Datta, “Flow through a Rotating Curved Square Duct: The Case of Positive Rotation”, Int. J. of Thermal Sciences, India, 30 May, 2009.

16. M. Sifuzzaman, M. Rafiqul Islam, Mostafa Z. Ali, “Application of Wavelet Transform and its Advantages Compared to Fourier Transform”, Journal of Physical Sciences, India, Vol 13(1), 121-134, 2009.



17. M.M.Islam, S.Afrin, S.M.Kabir and  M. R. Islam, “Haar wavelet representation of continuous and discrete functions”, Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (BJSIR), vol.2, 2010.


18. Rabindra Nath Mondal, Md. Rafiqul Islam and Lasker Ershad Ali, (2010), “Transient Heat and Fluid Flow through a Curved Rectangular Duct”, In: 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 17-21, December 2010.


19. Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Wavelets, Its Application and Technique in Signal and Image Processing” Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, USA Vol. (11), Issue (4), Version (1), pp47-58, 2011.


20. Md. Rafiqul Islam, Farhad Bulbul and Shewli Shamim Santa, “Performance analysis of Coiflet-type wavelets for a fingerprint image compression by using wavelet and wavelet packet transform,” International Journal of Computer science & Engineering Survey (IJCSES), Vol.3, No.2, April 2012.


21. Mahamudul Hassan Milon and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Comparison on Wavelet and Wavelet Packet Transformation for an ECG Signal to Detecting an Epileptic Disorder” International Organization of Scientific Research Journals (IOSR-JM)”, Vol.8, Issue (2), pp19-28, 2013.


22. Liton Debnath, and Prof. Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Fingerprint image de-noising by various filters for different noise using wavelet transform,” American Journal of Science and Technology (AJST), 2(6): pp.262-269, 2015.


23. Md. Shahadat Hossain and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Fingerprint matching through minutiae based feature extraction method”, American Journal of Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, 8(1), 2014.


24. A.Biswas, P.biswas, M.K. Das and M. R. Islam, “To determine the best wavelet by the compression of an image using two types of wavelets base on wavelet and wavelet packet ”, Elixir International Journal, App.math. 86, pp.34799-34805, 2015.


25. Md. Shahadat Hossain, Ariful Islam and Md. Rafiqul Islam,” Human voice activity Detection using Wavelet”, International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, Vol.12(1), 2015.


26. L.Devnath, S.K.D. Nath, A.Kr.Das and M. R. Islam,  “Selection of wavelet and thresholding rule for denoising the ECG signals”, APAM, vol.10(1), pp 65-73, 2015.


27. Liton Devnath,Arindam kumar paul, Md. Rafiqul Islam, “ A study on binary number of gender identification based on fingerprints”,  Internatioal Journal of Science and Engineering Research, Vol.7, Issue 2, 2016.


28. Liton Devnath and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Off-line Human signature recognition system based on histogram analysis using MATLAB”, Elixir International Journal, Information Technology 94, pp.40429-40433, 2016.


29. A.K.Paul, L.devnath and M. R. Islam, “A highly secured Mathematical model for data encryption using fingerprint data”, International Journal of Data Science and Technology (IJDST), 2(4): 46-50, 2016.


30. Mitun kumar Mondal,Liton Debnath, Maloti Mozumder and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Comparison of wavelets for Medical image compression using MATLAB,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, Vol.18, pp.1023-1031, 2016.


31. Md. Saifuddin Tarafder, Md. Shadat Hossain and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Human Motion Analysis from Depth Video Sequences Using Multi-scale and Multi-directional Features” British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 19(6): 1-12, 2017.

DOI: 10.9734/BJAST/2017/33326


32. Md. Shahadat Hossain and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “A New Approach of Content Based Image Retrieval Using Color and Texture Features”, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 21(3): 1-16, 2017.

DOI: 10.9734/BJAST/2017/33326


33. Malati Mazumder, Md.Shahadat Hossain, Md.Asaduzzaman and Md. Rafiqul Islam “Thresholding techniques for image denoising and their compression by different wavelets,” Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 28(6), 1-15, Article no. CJAST.42217, 2018.



34. Farhad Bulbul, Md. Faishal Badsha, Rafiqul Islam, “Object Detection by Point Feature Matching Using MATLAB,” Advances Image and Video Processing, 5(6), 2018.



35. Munmun Mondal and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Fingerprint Image De-Noising Using Wavelet Transform with the Comparison of Filtered and After Compression Filtered Noise Image” Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, 11: 1–9, 2019.



36. Faisal Badsha and Rafiqul Islam, “Emotion Detection by Analyzing Voice Signal Using Wavelet,” American Journal of Computational Mathematics, 10(4):236- , 2020.

DOI: 10.4236/ajcm.2020.104028


37. Hossain Ali, Sadia Afrin, Redwanul Islam and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Detection of COVID-19 infected lungs from chest X-ray using wavelet transform, hog features extraction and SVM” Global Journal of Engineering and Technology Advances, Advances, 13(02): 001–011, 2022.



38. Shemanta Kumar Biswas, R. Islam, Md. Rafiqul Islam,Signal Steganography Using Different Wavelets and Their Comparisons”, Advances in Applied Sciences, 7(2): 27-32, 2022.

DOI: 10.11648/j.aas.20220702.12


39. Md. Taibur Rahaman, Umma Kulsum Suma, Momotaz Katun, Rajib Biswas and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Biometric Iris Recognition Based on Daubechies Wavelet Transform”, Asian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 4(3): 318-328, 2022.


40. Sadia Afrin, Maria Tasnim and Md. Rafiqul Islam, “Human Face Recognition Using Eigen Vector-Based Recognition System”, International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI), Vol.X,Issue VI, pp157-160, July 2023.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.51244/IJRSI.2023.10617