Dr. Sumaiya Islam
PhD (Nano Machining), MSc Eng (Cryogenic Machining), BSc Eng (Mech)
Senior Lecturer | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science
Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2481 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-456 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Profiles: Google Scholar
Research Interests: Nano manufacturing with top down approach, Sustainable manufacturing, Precision manufacturing, Tribology, wear and friction, Thin film coatings, Composite materials.
Dr. Sumaiya has joined Curtin University, Sarawak Campus in September 2014. She has completed her PhD in Nanomachining at the school of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Monash University, Australia in 2012. Moreover, she did Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Industrial and Production Engineering (IPE) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Before joining at Curtin University, She worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Advanced Institute of Manufacturing with High-tech Innovations (AIM-HI), Taiwan.
- Senior Lecturer, Curtin University, Malaysia (December 2017 to Till date)
- Lecturer, Curtin University, Malaysia (September 2014 to November 2017)
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan (December 2012 to August 2014)
- Development Associate, SSDT, Bangladesh, (April 2005 to October 2005)
- Research Assistant, BUET, (November 2005 to October 2006)
- Research Assistant, BUET, ( April 2004 to March 2005)
Fellowships, Awards, Certifications, Achievements and Appointments
- Student Choice Award, 2017: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia.
- Student Choice Award, 2016; Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia.
- Student Choice Award, 2015: Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia
- Best Lecturer Award, 2015: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia.
- Monash International Post Graduate Scholarship (MIPRS) from Monash University, Australia for PhD
- Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS) from Monash University, Australia for PhD
- Top up scholarship from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
- Board Scholarship (Technical) while studying in undergraduate level in BUET, Bangladesh
- Merit Scholarship for Different Term Final Examination while studying in undergraduate level in BUET, Bangladesh
Additional Professional Activities
- Reviewer of Materials and Design– Elsevier Publications.
- Reviewer of Physica E– Elsevier Publications.
- Reviewer of Polymer and Composite
- Reviewer of Materials Science and Applications
- Chair of International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy (ICMET) 2017.
- Chair of 7th International Conference on Manufacturing science and Technology, (ICMST) 2016.
- Chair of 9th Curtin University Science, Technology and Engineering (CUTSE) Conference, 2014
- Competitive Manufacturing Processes
- Manufacturing Processes
- Engineering Management
- Engineering Mechanics
- 1 PhD (Completed)
- 1 MPhil (Completed) 1 MPhil (Ongoing)
- 9 UG (Completed) 6 UG (Ongoing)
Yik Vui Kong, Noman Khandoker, Vincent Lee and Sumaiya Islam, 2018, “A simple spot weld joint finite element model for vibration analysis”, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 911, pp. 112 – 117.
Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, Phang Ji Ong, Omid Nabinejad, Sumaiya Islam, Neamul Ahsan Noman Khandoker, Vikram Pakrashi and Kazi Md. Shorowordi, 2018, “ Utilization of Blended Waste Materials in Bricks”, Technologies, Vol. 6(1), pp 1-20.
Yeau-Ren Jeng, Sumaiya Islam, Kuan-Te Wu, Ali Erdemir, Osman Eryilmaz, 2017, “Investigation of Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Hydrogenated Diamond like Carbon Coatings”, Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 33, pp.769-776.
Noman Khandoker, Sumaiya Islam and Yup Shin Hiung, 2017, “Finite element simulation of Mechanical properties of Graphene sheets” Material Science and Engineering, Vol. 206.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, Noman Khandoker, 2015, “Effect of Machining Velocity in Nano scale Machining Operation”, Material Science and Engineering, Vol. 78, pp.1-7.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, Raj Das, Tim Fagan, 2012, “ Novel Approach for Modelling of Nano machining using a Mesh-less method”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 36, pp.5589–5602.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, 2011, “Mechanism of Abrasive Wear in Nano Machining”, Tribology Letters, Vol. 42, pp.275-284.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, 2011, “Investigation of Deformation Behaviour and Wear Mechanism in Nano scale Machining of Coated Surfaces”, International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering (IJSurf Se), Vol. 5(1), pp.38-50.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, Raj Das, 2011, “Study of Abrasive Wear Mechanism through Nano Machining”, Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 462-463, pp.931-936.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, Noman Khandoker, 2011, “The Mechanics of Single Crystal Cu machining at nano scale”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 10, pp.2369-2374.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Md. Tanvir Ahmed, and Sumaiya Islam, 2007, “An Experimental Investigation on Effect of Minimum Quantity Lubrication in Machining AISI 1040 Steel”, International Journal of Machine Tool and Manufacture, Vol. 47(5), pp.748-753.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam and Md. Kamruzzaman, 2007, “Effect of Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) on Tool Wear, Surface Roughness and Dimensional Deviation in Turning AISI-4340 Steel”, Gazi University Journal of Science, Vol.20(2), pp.23-32.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Wahidul Islam, Sumaiya Islam and Md Abu Hayat Mithu, 2006,“The Influence of Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) on cutting Temperature ,Chip and Dimensional Accuracy in Turning AISI 1040 Steel”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 171, pp.93-99.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam, Kamruzzaman & Soumitra Paul, 2006, “Wear Behavior of Uncoated Carbide Inserts under Dry, Wet and Cryogenic cooling Conditions in Turning C-60 Steel”, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences. Vol. XXVII, No.2, pp.146-152.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam, 2006, “Effect of Cryogenic cooling by Liquid nitrogen jet on tool wear and product quality in turning AISI-9310 steel”, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Science. 1, No.1, pp.1-7.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Kazi Md. Rahman, Sumaiya Islam and Md. Hossain, 2006, “Using a Minimum Quantity of Lubricant (MQL) and a Carbide Tool in the Drilling of AISI- 1060 Steel”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, Vol. ME 33, pp.22-31.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam and Md. Kamruzzaman, 2006, “Experimental Investigation on effect on Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) in Machining Steel”, Journal of Engineering and Technology, IUT, Bangladesh. Vol. 5 No.1 Jan-June, pp.21-35.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam, and Md. Kamruzzaman, 2006, “Experimental Investigation on Effect of Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) in Machining Steel”, An International Journal of Manufacturing Technology & Research, India, Vol. 2 No.1&2, pp.45-52.
Sumaiya Islam, Noman Khandoker, Mohammad Izham, Tengku Azizi and Sujan Debnath, 2017, “Development of a low cost MQL setup for turning operations”, Matec Web of Conferences, Vol. 95.
Sumaiya Islam, Noman Khandoker, Sujan Debnath, Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, Mahmood Anwar, 2015, “Confronting the mechanics fever in a large class: A descriptive case study”, 3rd International Higher Education Teaching and Learning, Malaysia, December.
Noman Khandoker, Sujan Debnath, Sumaiya Islam, Mahmood Anwar, Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, 2015, “Generic framework to improve academic performance of non performing students in a tertiary education system: A descriptive case study”, 3rd International conference on higher education teaching and learning, Malaysia, December .
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, Noman Khandoker, 2014, “ Effect of Machining Velocity in Nano scale Machining Operation”, Proceedings of 9th Curtin University of Technology Science and Engineering (CUTSE) International Conference, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat N Ibrahim, Raj Das, Tim Fagan, 2011, “Understanding of Nanomachining using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics”, Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XIX, pp1162-1173, Auckland, New Zealand.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, 2010, “Study of Abrasive Wear Mechanism through Nano Machining”, Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Fracture and Strength of Solids, Kualalumpur, Malaysia.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim and Raj Das, 2010, “On Cutting Mechanisms during Nano Machining of Metals”, Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Sydney, Australia.
Sumaiya Islam Raafat Ibrahim, 2009, “Evaluation of Composite Hardness & Wear Mechanism of Copper Thin Film Coating”, Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Sumaiya Islam, Raafat Ibrahim, 2009, “Investigation of the Elastoplastic Deformation Behaiviour by Nano Scratching Method”, 17th International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, ICCE-17, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam, Kamruzzaman and T. Ahmed, 2005, “The Calibration of Tool Work Thermocouple in Turning Steel”, Proceedings of International Conference on Industrial Problems on Machines and Mechanisms (IPROMM), IIT Kharagpur, India.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Tanvir Ahmed and Sumaiya Islam. 2005, “Cutting Temperature, Tool Wear, Surface Roughness and Dimensional Deviation in Cryogenic Machining”, Tehran International Congress on Manufacturing Engineering (TICME), Iran.
Nikhil Ranjan Dhar, Sumaiya Islam. 2004,“Chip Tool Interface Temperature, Chip Formation and Surface Finish in Turning AISI 1060 Steel by Coated Carbide Insert Under Cryogenic Cooling Condition”, Proceedings of 4th International Mechanical Engineering Conference & 9th Annual Paper meet, The Institution of Engineers, Mechanical Engineering Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Md Ashiqur Rahman, Sharifur Rahman, Khandoker Neamul Ahsan Noman, and Sumaiya Islam, 2004, “Optimum Design of a Proving Ring”, Proceedings of 2nd BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Md Ashiqur Rahman, Sharifur Rahman, Khandoker Neamul Ahsan Noman and Sumaiya Islam, 2003, “Large Deflection Analysis of Super Elastic Shape Memory Alloy”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Bangladesh.
Sumaiya Islam, Tribological Characterization of Machining: From Nano to bulk Materials, International Conference on Safety and Security Management and Engineering, Taiwan, 2013.
Research Grants and Consultancy Projects
A mathematical model of a circular force transducer with uniform stress distribution, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 2016, funded by Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Malaysia. (Co-investigator)
Impact of real time student response systems on active learning performances, Curtin Sarawak Teaching Innovation Project (CSTIP) 2017, funded by Curtin University, Malaysia, RM 2000. (ongoing) (Co-investigator)