Employee Details




Prof. Dr. M.A. Taher Ali

Professor
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
matali@ae.mist.ac.bd


Md. Abu Taher Ali

Professor

Department of Aeronautical Engineering (AE)

Contact Information

 

Name : Md. Abu Taher Ali
Address : Department of Aeronautical Engineering (AE)

Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)

Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.

Email : matali@ae.mist.ac.bd  ,

matali@me.buet.ac.bd

 

Academic Qualification

 

[1] Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, University of London, England (1980).
[2] M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1972).
[3] B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, 1st class, 4th Position, EPUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1966).
[4] Intermediate in Science, 1st division, 18th position, Dhaka University, Dhaka (1962).
[5] Matriculation, 1st division, 18th place, East Pakistan Secondary Education Board, Dhaka (1960).

 

Other Academic Recognitions 

[1] DIC, Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, University of London, England (1981).
[2] Diploma, Petroleum Industry Development, University of Alberta, Canada (1986).
[3] Diploma, Low Cost Automation, Bangladesh Industrial Training Assistance Center (1967).

 

Academic Experiences

 

[1] Professor, Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Sept.1984 to Dec. 2009).
[2] Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Aug.1981-Sept.1984).
[3] Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jan.1972-Aug.1981).
[4] Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jan.1967- Jan.1972).
[5] Post-Doctoral Research, Imperial College, England (1980-81).
[6] Visiting Professor, University of Alberta, Canada (Aug. – Nov.1990).
[7] Visiting Staff, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Houston (July-Sept.1986).

 

Courses Taught

Undergraduate : Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Machineries, Aerodynamics, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Automatic Controls, Automobile Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Laboratories and Design projects.
Graduate: Inviscid and Incompressible Flows, Viscous Flows, Turbulent Flows and Aerodynamics.
Thesis Supervision:

Supervised twenty one M.Sc. and six Ph.D. students.

Co-supervised three Ph.D. students.

 

Administrative experiences in BUET

 

[1] Member, Syndicate, BUET (September 2003 to date).
[2] Director, Bio-Medical Engineering Centre (July 2001 to April 2008).
[3] Adviser, Mechanical BUET, Dhaka. (July 1997 to February 2009).
[4] Director, Advisory, Extension and Research Services, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jan. 1989 – Oct. 1991 and Nov. 1993 – Jan. 1997).
[5] Chairman, Mech. Engg., Dhaka, Bangladesh (Aug. 1985 – July 1987).
[6] Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Sept. 1991 – Oct. 1993).
[7] Provost, Students’ Hall of Residence, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Oct. 1982 – Sept. 1984).
[8] Assistant Provost, Students’ Hall of Residence, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 1970 – Sept. 1975).

 

Co-Academic Activities

[1] Member, Bangladesh Technical Education Board, Government of Bangladesh (1985-1995).
[2] Member, Board of Editors, Mechanical Engineering Research Bulletin, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1984 to date).
[3] Member, Syndicate, RUET (2007 to date).
[4] Member, Board of Governors, BIT, Rajshahi (1997-2000).
[5] Chairman, 1st International Seminar on Fluid Mechanics held at BUET in 1995.
[6] Chairman, 2nd International Seminar on Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer held at BUET in 1997.
[7] Chairman, Workshop on Prospect of Small Hydropower Generalization in Bangladesh held at BUET in 1998.
[8] Chairman, Promotion of Energy Efficiency and Pollution Control Through Co-generation – Sub Asia – Sub -regional Seminar held at BUET in Nov. 1998.
[9] Chairman, 3rd International Seminar on Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer held at BUET in 1999.
[10] Chairman, 4th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering held at BUET in 2001.
[11] Chairman, 5th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering held at BUET in 2003.
[12] Chairman, 6th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering held at BUET in 2005.
[13] Chairman, 7th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering held at BUET in 2007.

 

Professional Activities

 

[1] Member, Machineries and Hand-tools Standardization Committee, Government of Bangladesh (1983-1988).
[2] Member, Nuclear Safety Committee, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (1982-1998).
[3] Member, Pump Selection Committee, BWDB (1984-1990).
[4] Member, Board of Governors, Haripur Power Plant (1998 to 2006).

 

Professional Attachments

[1] Fellow, The Institution of Engineers Bangladesh.
[2] Fellow, Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers.

 

Achievements

 

[1] Worked as a team leader to put successfully the fully exposed Gamma Radiation Source (Cobalt-60) of Bangladesh Nuclear Agriculture Institute into its shielded position in April, 1990. The source was stuck in its exposed position. Experts from international sources tried on several occasions, but could not succeed.
[2] Worked as team member to design and develop a motorized vehicle (three wheeler) suitable for socioeconomic condition of Bangladesh and a step to control pollution. This vehicle is getting popular and a large number of such vehicles are plying in the streets of Bangladesh.
[3] Worked as a team member to design and develop salt iodization plants used in Bangladesh.
[4] Designed and developed 750 mm x 750 mm closed circuit Wind Tunnel with flow and temperature control. This wind Tunnel is being used for post graduate research.
[5] Designed and developed a flow nozzle set-up with flow existation facility at desired frequency. This is being used for post graduate research.
[6] Designed and developed several experimental setups for undergraduate Fluid Mechanics laboratory.

 

Publications

 

  1. M. A. T. Ali and O. Islam, “Development of Turbulent Flow in a Smooth Pipe following a Rough Pipe”, JIE, Vol. 10, 1982.
  1. M. A. T. Ali and O. Islam, “Flow in a pipe following an abrupt decrease in surface roughness”, South-Eastern Proceedings on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics; Auburn University, USA, 1984.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, D. K. Das and S. M. N. Islam, “Treadle Pump: Assessment of Engineering Aspects”, JIE, Bangladesh, Vol. 15, 1987.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of initial conditions on development of Axisymmetric free shear layer”, Mechanical Engineering Research Bulletin, Vol. 11, 1988.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, M. A. Islam and M. T. Islam, “Effect of Splined Tips on the Flow Structure of a Circular Jet”, J. IEB, Bangladesh, October, 1996.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, A. A. S. ArefinKabir and M. T. Islam, “Spline Effect on the Turbulence Flow of Circular Jet”, IEM, Malaysia, January 1998.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, A. Hasan and M. T. Islam, “turbulent Boundary Layer Growth on a Step Changed Smooth to Rough Surface”, Proceedings of 1st APM’94, J. IEB, Oct. 1994, pp. 106-122.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, Z. Hossain and M. T. Islam, “Study the Turbulent Flow Characteristics of Unexcited and Excited Axisymmetric Jet”, Proc. of SFMR’95, BUET, December, 1995, pp. 171-175.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, A. A. S. ArefinKabir and M. T. Islam, “Influence of spline on the Mean Flow Characteristics of Circular Jet”, Proceedings of 3rd APM’96, J. IEB, October 1996, pp. 145-150.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, M. A. Selim and M. T. Islam, “Flow Structure of a Non-Axisymmetric Jet”, Proceedings of 3rd APM’96, J. IEB, October 1996, pp. 122-128.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, S. B. Haldar and M. T. Islam, “Turbulent Boundary Layer Development in Sudden Change of Upstanding Surfaces Roughness”, J. M&E, IES, Vol. 35, 1995, pp. 35-40.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, S. B., Haldar and M. T. Islam, “Boundary Layer growth on flat Smooth Surface”, J. IEB, June, Vol. ME24, No. 1, 1996, pp. 38-48.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, M. A. Selim and M. T. Islam, “Study the flow Structure of an Axisymmetric Jet”, J.IEI, August, Vol. 78, pp. 70-74, 1997.
  1. M. A. T. Ali, S. Z. Hussain and M. T. Islam, “A Study of Turbulent Flow Characteristics of Unexcited and Excited Axisymmetric Jet”, I. IEM, Vol. 58, No. 1, 1997, pp. 37-46.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Reynolds Number Effect on the Jet Flow Characteristics of a Long Neck Circular Nozzle”, IJT, India, September, 1996.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Mean Velocity and Static Pressure in a Sharp Edge Circular Jet”, IJE, Iran, December, 1997.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of Reynolds Number on the Near Field Sharp edged Circular Jet”, J. IEB, Bangladesh, September, 1998.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Velocity and Static Pressure of a Circular Jet for Different Reynolds Number”, 5th APM’98, J. IE, Bangladesh, November, 1998.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Turbulence Amplification and Suppression of Free Jets”, 5th APM’98, J. IE, Bangladesh, November, 1998.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Velocity and Static Pressure of a Circular Jet for Different Reynolds Number”, 5th APM’98, J. IE, Bangladesh, November, 1998.
  1. S. ArefinKabir, S. Dutta and M. A. Taher Ali, “Flow Characteristics of Splined Tipped Circular Jets”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 120, pp. 398-400, June 1998.
  1. S. ArefinKabir, S. Dutta and M. A. Taher Ali, “Passive Control of Circular Jet Spread-rates with Axially Splined Nozzles”, Submitted to International Journal of Fluid Mechanics.
  1. M. A. Quaiyum and M. A. Taher Ali, “Natural Convection Inside Rectangular Enclosures”, Vol. 2, No. 2, July 1990.
  2. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “A Survey Report on the Influence of Initial Boundary Conditions on Flow Characteristics of Circular and Plane”, IEB, Bangladesh, September, 1998.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Effect of Exit Length on the Flow Characteristics of an Axisymmetric Jet”, Proceedings of ICAME, April, 1995, pp. 149-157.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Reynolds Number Effect on Flow Characteristics of a Circular Jet”, Proceedings of 2nd APM’95, J. IEB, September 1995, pp. 1-4.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of Reynolds Number on Velocity and Static Pressure Distribution of an Axisymmetric Jet”, Proceedings of SFMR’95, BUET, December 1995, pp. 1-5.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Mean Velocity and Static Pressure in a Sharp Edged Circular Jet”, Proceedings of SFMR’95, BUET, December 1995, pp. 31-34.
  1. M. T. Islam, M. A. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “A study on the Flow Characteristics of a Circular Splined Jet”, Proceedings of SFMR’95, BUET, December 1995, pp. 137-142.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Sharp Edged Circular Nozzle Jet”, Proceedings of ISASTI’96, Indonesia.
  2. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Influence of Initial Condition on the Flow Structure of Circular Jet”, Proceedings of 4th APM’97, J. IEB, October, 1997, pp. 106-114.
  1. M.A.T. Ali and Mosharrof Hossain, “Study of Mean Velocity and Flow Direction in a Swirling Jet”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, Vol. 4, PP. 25-29, December 2001.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Reynolds Number Effect on Mean velocity and Static Pressure of a Circular Jet”, ISFMHT’97, Bangladesh, December, 1997.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Influence of Initial Boundary Conditions on Entrainment Rate of Free Jets”, the Flow Structure of Circular Jet”, ISFMHT’97, Bangladesh, December, 1997.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of Reynolds Number on the Flow Characteristics of an Axisymmetric Jet”, J. IEB, Vol. 22, January, 1994, pp. 65-70.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Study the Mean Flow Characteristics of a Circular Jet”, J. Mech. Engg. Res. Dev., BUET, Vol. 17, July 1994, pp. 59-74.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Flow Characteristics of a Turbulent Axisymmetric Jet”, J. IEB, Vol. 76, August 1995, pp. 65-71.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Mean Velocity and Static Pressure Distributions of a Circular Jet”, J. M&E, IES, Vol. 35, 1995, pp. 71-76.
  1. Khan R.K, Ali M.A.T and Akhanda M.A.R. “Heat Transfer and Flow Characteristics in Developing Region Through Square Ducts with smooth and Ribbed Walls”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, Vol. 2, PP.79-85, December 2001.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of Exit Vertical Flange on the Mean Flow Field of a Circular Jet”, J. IEB, Vol. ME23, No. 1, pp. 9-15, December 1995.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of Reynolds Number on the Mixing layer of an Axisymmetric Jet”, J. Mech. Engg. Res. Dev., BUET, October 1995, pp. 19-31.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Mean velocity and Static Pressure Distribution of a Circular Jet”, Technical Note, J. AIAA, Vol. 35, No. 1, January 1997, pp. 196-197.
  1. M. T. Islam and M. A. T. Ali, “Effect of Reynolds Number on Velocity and Static Pressure Distribution of a Circular Jet”, I. IEI, February, 1997.
  1. M.A.T. Ali, TAGM ZakiNuruddinJubery and Mujibur Rahman Khan, “Study of Mean Velocity and Flow Direction in the Mixing Zone of Two Non-Axial Air Streams”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, Vol. 4, PP. 1-4, December 2001.
  1. K.R. Karim, M.M.H.Mollah, M.A.T. Ali, M.A.R. Akhanda and M.A.R. Sarkar, “Universal Velocity and Temperature Distributions in Forced Convection through Square Duct with Asymmetric Heating”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, December 2007.
  1. K.R. Karim, M.M.H.Mollah, M.A.T. Ali, M.A.R. Akhanda and M.A.R. Sarkar, “Experimental Study on Convective Heat Transfer for Turbulent Flow in a Square Duct with Triangular, Trapezoidal, Saw Tooth Forward and Saw Tooth Backward Types Ribbed Wall”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, December 2007.
  1. A.K.M.A. Hamid, M.A.T. Ali, and M.A.R. Akhanda, “Forced Convective Heat Transfer and Friction Factor in an Asymmetrically Heated Smooth Square Duct”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, December 2007.
  1. A.K.M.A. Hamid, M.A.T. Ali, and M.A.R. Akhanda, “Characteristics of Air Properties and Variable Parameters for Turbulent Flow in an Asymmetrically Heated Smooth Square Duct”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, December 2007.
  1. A.K.M.A. Hamid, M.A.T. Ali, and M.A.R. Akhanda, “Aerodynamic Characteristics of Biplane Configurations Using NACA0024 Profile”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, December 2007.
  1. M.A.T. Ali, R. Begum and M.N. Hasan, “Effect of Velocity and Area Ratios on Mixing of Coaxial Free Jet”, Proceeding of ICME BUET, December 2007.
  1. M. Mainuddin and M.A.T. Ali, “Experimental Investigation of Lift to Drag Ratio between Volumetrically Equivalent Fuselages”, Proceeding of BSME2008.
  1. M.N. Hasan and M.A.T. Ali, “An Experimental Study of Temperature Field of Non-Isothermal Co-axial Free Jets”, Proceeding of BSME2008.
  1. M.N. Hasan and M.A.T. Ali, “An Experimental Study of Co-axial Free Jets”, Proceeding of BSME2008.
  1. Motin and M.A.T. Ali, “Flow Characteristics in the Test Section of a Wind Tunnel”, Proceeding of BSME2008.
  1. Motin and M.A.T. Ali, “An Integral Analysis of Boundary Layer and Skin Friction of Moving Vehicle”, Proceeding of BSME2008.