Early Academic Pursuits
His academic journey with a background in Mechanical Engineering. His academic qualifications include a B.Sc. in Engineering (Mechanical), M.Sc. in Engineering (Mechanical), Master of Engineering (Mechanical), and a Ph.D. in Chemical and Materials Engineering. This robust academic foundation reflects his commitment to multidisciplinary knowledge.
With 18 years of engineering service experience in petrochemical industries and chemical plants, Professor Newaz brought valuable industry insights when transitioning to academia in 2009. He has served as a senior engineer and plant manager, contributing to plant design, troubleshooting, and maintenance. His role as a consultant for various engineering companies further enriched his practical expertise.
Contributions and Research Focus
His specializes in Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Particle Characterization, Heat Exchanger Fouling Mitigation, Nanofluid Synthesis and Applications, and Renewable Energy. His research efforts extend to areas such as energy transportation, effects of stable metallic nanofluids, and the hydrothermal and energy analysis of solar collectors. His work includes the development of novel nanofluids and their applications in thermal systems.
Accolades and Recognition
His contributions to research and innovation have earned him recognition and accolades. Notably, he was selected as one of the highly cited researchers in mixed mode by Web of Science in 2019. He was also recognized as one of the top 2 percent scientists globally for the years 2019 and 2022. These acknowledgments highlight the impact and influence of his research in the scientific community.
Impact and Influence
With an impressive h-index of 60 and over 11,900 citations, Professor Newaz's research has significantly influenced the field of thermal engineering. His work on nanofluids, heat exchanger fouling mitigation, and renewable energy has contributed to advancements in understanding and applications in these areas. His active participation in international conferences and keynote speeches underscores his influence in disseminating knowledge.
Legacy and Future Contributions
His legacy lies in his extensive academic and industrial contributions. Having supervised numerous Ph.D. and Master theses, authored technical papers, book chapters, and patents, he has shaped the academic landscape. His commitment to research, recognition as a top scientist, and active role in editorial boards underscore his dedication. In the future, his continued research endeavors are likely to contribute further to the field of thermal engineering, with a focus on sustainable and innovative solutions.
- Rheological and thermophysical properties of hybrid nanofluids and their application in flat-plate solar collectors: a comprehensive review, 2023, (4)
- Mitigation of CaCO3 fouling on heat exchanger surface using green functionalized carbon nanotubes (GFCNT) coating, 2023, (7)
- Experimental and numerical investigations on the effect of a novel internal surface micro-grooving toward improving convective heat transfer performance of tube heat exchangers, 2023, (3)
- Retardation of CaCO3 fouling on heat exchanger surface using water-based cloves-functionalized multiwall carbon nanotubes (C-MWCNT) nanofluids, 2023, (1)
- Energy, exergy and economic (3E) analysis of flat-plate solar collector using novel environmental friendly nanofluid, 2023, (4)