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Mohammad Rejaul Kaiser

Visiting Ph.D. Student
8702-Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, Maryland, USA.
Contact No: +13012227967
Email: mrkaiser@umd.edu; mrk912@uowmail.edu.au

Research Interests

  • LSulfur battery,
  • Organic Electrolyte

Education

  • PhD (May 2013–November 2016):
    Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia.
    Thesis Title: Development of rechargeable Li/S battery.
    Supervisors: Prof. Shi-Xue Dou, Prof. Hua-Kun Liu, Assoc. Prof. Jiazhao Wang
  • MSc in Materials Engineering (June 2010– August 2012):
    International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). CGPA: 3.72/4.00 (~82%)
    Thesis Title: Mechanical, Morphological and Thermal Properties of Hybrid Kenaf Fiber/Nanoclay Reinforced Polylacticacid Biocomposite.
    Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Hazleen Anuar; Assoc. Prof. M. A. Maleque; Dr. S. B. A. Razak
  • BSc in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (2003 – 2009):
    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). CGPA: 3.15/4.00 (~68%)
    Thesis Title: Development of particulate reinforced Lead (Pb)-free composite solder for advanced electronic packaging.
    Supervisor: Prof. Ahmed Sharif

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

  • Nov/2015 - Nov/ 2016 Visiting PhD Scholar, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland (UMD), College park, Maryland, USA.
  • May/2013 – Nov/2016 Auto CRC PhD scholarship, ISEM, UOW.
  • Aug/2010 – Oct/ 2011 Graduate Research Assistant, International Islamic University Malaysia.
    Project: The Effect of Nano-modification on the Interphase Characteristics of the Multiscale Bio-composite with the Added of Nano-clay (eScience fund 03-01-08-SF0087)
  • Oct/2011 – Dec/ 2011 Graduate Research Assistant, International Islamic University Malaysia.
    Project: Prototype Development of High Performance Lightweight Nanocomposite Sport Shoes (PRGS fund-12-003-0003).
  • June/2010 – Aug/ 2012 Graduate Teaching Assistant/Assistant Instructor, International Islamic University Malaysia

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

  • MATERIAL SYNTHESIS
  • Synthesis of nano materials, composites, carbons, polymers.
  • Chemical process, mechanical process.
  • MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION
    o Physical characterization: (XRD, BET, Universal Testing Machine, Particle size analyzer etc)
    o Thermal characterization: (DSC, TGA, DMA etc)
    o Chemical analysis
    • ELCTROCHEMISTRY
    o Coin cell fabrication and characterization, Glove-box handling.
    o Cyclic Voltametry, Impedance analysis, cycling and rate capability performance.
    • MICROSCOPY AND SPECTROSCOPY
    o Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy
    o Atomic Force Microscopy
    o Transmission Electron microscopy
    o Raman analysis, Mass spectroscopy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    o Infra-red, UV-visible spectroscopy

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • .Auto CRC Professional Development Fund, Awarded by Auto CRC, Australia.
  • Auto CRC PhD Scholarship and International Postgraduate Tuition Award, Awarded by Auto CRC and UOW.
  • IIUM Postgraduate Scholarship, Awarded for postgraduate results and publications.
  • Received certificate on Liquid Nitrogen Handling, Organized by University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • Received Certificate for First Aid Training, Organized by Barrington Training Service, Australia.
  • Invention & Innovation Exhibition 2011 and 2012 (Gold Medal and Silver Medal), Awarded by International Islamic University Malaysia for Poster Presentation.
  • Ekaspo Inovasi Islam (Bronze Medal). Awarded by USIM for inter university poster presentation.
  • 100% attendance certificate 2002, Awarded by Notre Dame College.
  • Completed workshop on nanomaterials characterization organized by SIRIM Malaysia.
  • Attended 3-minutes thesis competition organized by AIIM, UOW, Australia.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English (IELTS-6.5).

Publications

  1. Kaiser, M. R., Liang, X., Liu, H. K., Dou, S. X, &Wang, J. H. “A Methodical approach for Fabrication of Binder-free Li 2 SC composite Cathode with High Loading of Active Material for Li-S Battery”. Carbon. DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2016.03.014. I.F: 6.20
  2. 2. Kaiser, M. R., Liang, X., Konstantinov, K., Wang, J. H., Liu, H. K., & Dou, S. X. (2015). “Back Cover: A Facile Synthesis of High-Surface-Area Sulfur–Carbon Composites for Li/S Batteries (Chem. Eur. J. 28/2015)”. Chemistry-A European journal. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201590126. I.F: 5.73
  3. 3. Kaiser, M. R., Liang, X., Konstantinov, K., Wang, J. H., Liu, H. K., & Dou, S. X. (2015). “A Facile Synthesis of High Surface Area Sulfur-Carbon Composite for Li/S Batteries”. Chemistry-A European journal. Hot paper, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201500429. I.F: 5.73
  4. 4. Kaiser, M. R., Wang, J. H., Liang, X., Liu, H. K., &Dou, S. X.(2015). “A systematic approach to high and stable discharge capacity for scaling up the lithium–sulfur battery”. Journal of power sources. DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.12.098. I.F: 6.22
  5. 5. Liang, X., Zhang, M., Kaiser, M. R.,Gao, X., Konstantinov, K., Tandiono, R., Wang, Z., Liu, H. K., Dou, S. X., & Wang, J. (2015).“Split-half-tubular polypyrrole@sulfur@polypyrrole composite with a novel three-layer-3D structure as cathode for lithium/sulfur batteries”.Nano Energy. DOI:10.1016/j.nanoen.2014.10.009. I.F: 10.22
  6. 6. Liang, X., Kaiser, M. R.,Gao, X., Konstantinov, K., Tandiono, R., Wang, Z., Liu, H. K., Dou, S. X., & Wang, J. (2014). “High performance pure sulfur honeycomb-like architectures synthesized by a cooperative self-assembly strategy for lithium–sulfur batteries”.RSC Advances. DOI:10.1039/C4RA07715F. I.F: 3.84
  7. 7. Kaiser, M. R., Liang, X., Liu, H. K., Dou, S. X, &Wang, J. H. “Capillary Deposition of Binder-free Li2S-C composite in 3-D Ni Foam for High Performance Li-S Battery”. 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. (Accepted abstract: Abstract Number: P1-0429). June 19-24, 2016. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  8. 8. Kaiser, M. R., Liang, X., Konstantinov, K., Wang, J. H., Liu, H. K., & Dou, S. X.(2014). “Simple and Large-Scale Synthesis of Sulfur/Carbon composite: A Platform for Lithium/Sulfur Batteries Commercialization”. Future Energy Conference, Sydney, Australia. 3-5 November-2014.
  9. 9. Kaiser, M. R.,Anuar, H., Samad, N. A., &Razak, S. B. A. (2013). “Effect of processing routes on the mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of PLA-based hybrid biocomposite”. Iranian Polymer Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s13726-012-0112-4. I.F: 1.80
  10. 10. Kaiser, M. R.,Anuar, H., &Razak, S. B. A. (2012). “Improvement of Thermo-mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Nano-modified Hybrid Biocomposite”. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Material. DOI: 10.1177/0892705712461518. I.F: 1.25
  11. 11. Kaiser, M. R.,&Anuar, H. (2012). “Dynamic Mechanical Behavior of Plasticized Polylactic Acid”. Journal of Advanced Materials Research. DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.576.224.
  12. 12. Kaiser, M. R., Anuar, H., &Razak, S. B. A. (2011). “Ductile Brittle Transition Temperature of Polylactic Acid-Based Biocomposite”. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Material. DOI: 10.1177/0892705711420595. I.F: 1.25
  13. 13. Kaiser, M. R., Anuar, H. (2011). “Polylactic acid Biocomposite for Food Packaging (Book Chapter)”.Malaysian Natural Fibers for Diverse Bio-based Application. Published by: IIUM press, International Islamic University Malaysia-First Edition, 2011. PP: 99-109. ISBN 978-967-418-021-8.
  14. 14. Kaiser, M. R., &Anuar, H. (2011). “Effect of nanoclay on thermal properties of polylacticacid-kenafhybrid biocomposite”. International Conference on Chemical Engineering, ICChe-2011, 29-30 December, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  15. 15. Kaiser, M. R., &Anuar, H. (2011). “Effect of nanoclay on thermal properties of polylacticacid-clay nanocomposite”. Malaysian Polymer International Conference 18-20 October 2011, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  16. 16. Kaiser, M. R., Anuar, H., &Maleque, M. A. (2010). “Fabrication of biodegradable composite – an implication of plasticizer” National Conference in Mechanical Engineering Research and Postgraduate Studies (2nd NCMER 2010) 3-4 December 2010, pp. 822-830 ISBN: 978-967-0120-04-1; Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
  17. 17. Maleque, M. A., &Kaiser, M. R. (2010). “An overview of advanced material characterization techniques” National Conference in Mechanical Engineering Research and Postgraduate Studies (2nd NCMER 2010) 3-4 December 2010, Malaysia; pp. 526-539 ISBN: 978-967-0120-04-1; Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
  18. 18. Anuar, H., Mel, M., &Kaiser, M. R. (2012). “Preparation of kenaf nanofiber via fermentation of Rhizopus Oryzae” Nanomaterials Technology Specialized Conference 2012,6-7th March 2012, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia.

 

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