Employee Details




Dr. AKM Badrul Alam

Associate Professor
Faculty of Civil Engineering
rock.mist.badrul18@gmail.com


Dr. AKM Badrul Alam

Associate Professor

Department of Petroleum and Mining Engineering

  1. Professional preparation

1.1 Education

Doctor of Engineering 2014 Hokkaido University Rock Mechanics
M.Sc. (Thesis in mining) 2006 University of Rajshahi Geology and Mining
B.Sc. (Hon’s) 2004 University of Rajshahi Geology and Mining

 

1.2 Training/Courses

Reliability Approaches in the Geotechnical Design of Underground Works ARMA
Prefeasibility Study and Mining Method Selection ISRM
State of the Art in Geomechanics ISRM
Mining, Ore mineralogy ISMU

 

ARMA; US Rock Mechanics Association

ISRM; International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

ISMU; Indian School of Mines University

 

  1. Professional Experience (> 7 years)

 

2.1 Researcher (Rock mechanics and Rock engineering)

Northern Advancement Center for Science and Technology, Hokkaido, Japan

Duration: 2014-2018

 

2.2 Teaching (Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering)

Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuyen Universiry, Japan

Duration: 2015-2017

 

2.3 Scientist (Mining)

Institute of Mining, Mineralogy and Metallurgy, BCSIR, Bangladesh

Duration: 2007-2011

 

  1. Professional memberships

3.1 International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM)

3.2 The Mining and Material Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ)

 

 

  1. Awards

4.1 Best paper award, The Mining and Material Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ) 2016.

4.2 Outstanding paper awards for young scientists and engineers, EUROCK 2014.

4.3 Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT), 2011 – 2014.

4.4 University Awards (1st class 1st) in B.Sc. (Hon’s) and M.Sc.

 

  1. Teaching

5.1 Rock Mechanics

5.2 Mining System

5.3 Shaft Sinking and Tunneling
5.4 Mine Survey
5.5 Mine Planning and Design

 

  1. Area of interest/ Research theme

6.1 Rock properties for Mining engineering

6.2 Resource engineering

6.3 Geological disposal of radioactive waste

 

 

  1. Publications

 

7.1 Book chapter

7.1.1 Temperature-Confining Pressure Coupling Effects on the Permeability of Three Rock types under Triaxial Compression, Alam AKM B., Fujii Y. and Fukuda D. 2014. Chapter 16, Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses. CRC Press 2014; Print ISBN: 978-1-138-00149-7; eBook ISBN: 978-1-315-74952-5.

 

7.2 Selected Journals

7.2.1 Noritaka A., Shuji T., Ueno A., Alam AKM B., Murakami T., Tamazawa S., Yamaguchi S., Aoyama H., Kaneko K. (2017). Experimental investigation on the feasibility of industrial methane production in the subsurface environment via microbial activities in northern Hokkaido, Japan – A process involving subsurface cultivation and gasification. Energy Conversion and Management 153:  566-575.

 

7.2.2 Tamamura S., Murakami T., Aramaki N., Alam AKM B., Haq SR., Igarashi T., Kaneko K. (2016). Reaction of lignite with dilute hydrogen peroxide for substrate production of methanogens at common subsurface temperatures. International Journal of Coal Geology 167:  230-237.

 

7.2.3 Noritaka A., Alam AKM B., Shuji T., Ueno A., Murakami T., Kaneko K. (2016). Investigation of Several Influential Factors on Organic Matter Decomposition in Lignite using Hydrogen Peroxide to Contribute to the Subsurface Cultivation and Gasification Method. Journal of MMIJ (Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan), 132 (12): 190-198.

 

7.2.4 Alam AKM B., Fujii Y., Fukuda D., Kodama J. and Kaneko K. (2015). Fractured Rock Permeability as a Function of Temperature and Confining Pressure. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172 (10): 2871-2889.

 

7.2.5 Noritaka A., Shuji T., Alam AKM B., Kaneko K. (2015). Current Challenges and Future Prospects of Bio-methane Production Engineering in Subsurface Environment in Northern Hokkaido- Proposal of Subsurface Cultivation and Gasification. Journal of MMIJ (Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan), 131 (6): 285-292.

 

7.2.6 Alam AKM B., Niioka M., Fujii Y., Fukuda D., and Kodama J. (2014). Effects of Confining Pressure on the Permeability of Three Rock Types under Compression. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 65: 49-61.

 

7.3 Proceedings

7.3.1 Alam AKM B, Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Ueno A., Murakami T., Tamazawa S., Fujii Y. and Kaneko K. (2017), Effects of induced oxidation on the mechanical properties of lignite by using hydrogen peroxide in the SCG method, MMIJ 2017, 28 September, Sapporo, Japan.

 

7.3.2 Alam AKM B, Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Ueno A., Murakami T., Tamazawa S., Kaneko K. and Fujii Y. (2017), Chemical reaction effects on the tensile strength of lignite by hydrogen peroxide, Proc. Spring Meeting of MMIJ Hokkaido Branch, 16 June, Hokkaido University, Japan. 39-40.

 

7.3.3 Alam AKM B., Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Ueno A., Murakami T., Fukuda D., and Kaneko K. (2017), The change in hydraulic conductivity by chemical reaction of fractured lignite with H2O2 solution, Proc. MMIJ Spring Meeting, 27-29 March, Chiba, Japan.

 

7.3.4 Alam AKM B., Fujii Y., Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Ueno A., Murakami T., Fujii Y. and Kaneko K (2017). Changes in mechanical properties due to induced oxidation of lignite, ISRM Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics (YSRM 2017 – an ISRM Specialized Conference) and the 2017 International Symposium on New Developments in Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (NDRMGE 2017), 10-12 May, Jeju, South Korea.

 

7.3.5 Alam AKM B., Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Ueno A., Murakami T., Fukuda D., and Kaneko K. (2017), Induced oxidation effects on hydraulic conductivity of fractured lignite, Proceedings of the 14th Japan Rock Mechanics Symposium Japan Society for Rock Mechanics, 10-11 January, Kobe, Japan.

 

7.3.6 Alam AKM B., Fujii Y., Aramaki N., and Kaneko K. (2017), Water migration into underground cavern considering stress and temperature dependent permeability of fractured rocks, Proceedings of the 14th Japan Rock Mechanics Symposium Japan Society for Rock Mechanics, 10-11 January, Kobe, Japan.

 

7.3.7 Fujii Y., Dassanayake A.B.N., 2 Alam AKM B., Kodama, J. and Fukuda, D. (2016), Formulation and Implementation of Effective Stress Coefficient of Rock to FEM, Proc. MMIJ Fall Meeting, 14 September, Morioka, Japan.

 

7.3.8 Alam AKM B., Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Fujii Y. and Kaneko K.  (2016). Induced oxidation effects on physical and mechanical properties of lignite, Proc. MMIJ Spring Meeting, #1507, 28 March, Tokyo, Japan.

 

7.3.9 Alam AKM B., Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Murakami T. and Kaneko K. (2016). Reaction effects of H2O2 solution on hydraulic conductivity of fractured lignite, Proc. MMIJ Spring Meeting, 18 June Muroan, Japan. 23-24.

 

7.3.10 Alam AKM B., Fujii Y., Kaneko K. and Aramaki N. (2015). Temperature and confining pressure effects on the permeability of fractured rocks, Proc. MMIJ, #3411, 10 September, Matsuyama, Japan.

 

7.3.11 Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Alam AKM B. and Kaneko K. (2015) Production of suitable substrates for methanogens from lignite in Tenpoku coal-field using hydrogen peroxide. MMIJ conference, 8-10 September, Matsuyama, Japan.

 

7.3.12 Aramaki N., Tamamura S., Alam AKM B. and Kaneko K. (2015), Effect of temperature on decomposition of organic matter of the lignite using hydrogen peroxide for bio-methane production in subsurface environment.  Proc. MMIJ, 10 September, Matsuyama, Japan.

 

7.3.13 Alam AKM B., Fujii, Y. and Fukuda D. (2014). Temperature-confining pressure coupling effects  on the post failure permeability of three rocks under compression, Proc. MMIJ Fall Meeting, 14 June, Horonobe, Hokkaido.

 

7.3.14 Alam AKM B., Fujii Y. and Fukuda D. (2014). Temperature-confining pressure coupling effects on the permeability of three rock types under triaxial compression, The 2014 ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium (EUROCK 2014), 27-29 May, Vigo, Spain.

 

7.3.15 Alam AKMB., Niioka, M., Fukuda, D. and Fujii, Y. (2013). Confining pressure effect on structural changes in rock types under consolidation and compression, Proc. MMIJ Fall Meeting, , PY-7, 3 September, Sapporo, Hokkaido University.

 

7.3.16 Fujii Y., Alam AKM B., Fukuda D. and Kodama J. (2013). Behavior of permeability of several rocks and influences of confining pressure and temperature during deformation and failure under triaxial compression. Proc. MMIJ Fall Meeting, A8-6, 4 September, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. 177-180.

 

7.3.17 Alam AKM B., Niioka M. and Fujii Y. (2013). Effect of confining pressure on permeability during deformation and failure of several rocks under compression, 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, 23-26 June, San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

7.3.18 Alam AKM B., Masaki N., Fujii, Y., Kodama, J. and Sugawara T. (2012). Effect of temperature and confining pressure on permeability during deformation and failure of shikotsu welded tuff, 7th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, 15-19 October, Seoul, South Korea.

 

7.3.19 Fujii Y., Kumakura S. and Alam AKM B. (2012). An investigation on change in permeability during consolidation of fractured rock. Proc. MMIJ Fall Meeting, 13 September, Akita, Japan.

 

7.3. 20 Niioka M., Alam AKM B., Sugawara T. and Fujii Y. (2012). Change in permeability of shikotsu welded tuff due to post-faillure compression. Proc. MMIJ Fall Meeting, 13 September, Akita, Japan.

 

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