Dr. Md. Sakawat Hossain
Dr. Md. Sakawat Hossain Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences

PROFILE


SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Education

2005 - Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University (JU), Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh

2007 - Master of Science (M.S.) in Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University (JU), Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh

2010 - Master of Science (M.Sc.) Specializing in Earth physics, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia

2015 - Dr. rer. nat. Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany

Scholarship and Awards

2005 - Talent Pool Scholarship, Director General of Secondary and Higher Education, People’s Republic of Bangladesh

2006 - National Research Fellow, Ministry of Science, Communication, and Technology, Government of Bangladesh

2010 - Australian Leadership Award (ALA) and Endeavour Award, Government of Australia

2011 - Bangabandhu Fellowship on Science and Technology, People’s Republic of Bangladesh

2012 - DAAD PhD Scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Dienst), Federal Republic of Germany

2013 - TecTask Early Career Scientists Travel Grant (DRT2013), Leuven, Belgium

2014 - International Association of Mathematical Geosciences Student Travel Grants Award

2015 - International Association of Mathematical Geosciences Student Travel Grants Award, Freiberg, Germany

2015 - The Barringer Student Travel Award (78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society), University of California, Berkeley, USA

2015 – Dr.-Ing. Leonhard Lorenz-Stiftung Award (Nr. 907/15), Germany for academic publication

Professional Memberships

Professional Member of Geological Society of America (GSA)

Member of International Association of Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)

Active Member of American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG)

General Member of Bangladesh Geological Society (BGS)

Professional Experiences

2005-2006  Junior Geologist, Water Resources Planning Division, Institute of Water Modeling (IWM), Dhaka, Bangladesh

2007/05-2007/08  Assistant Manager, Planning Division, Bangladesh Gas Field Company Limited (BGFCL), Petrobangla

2007/08-2012  Faculty Member, Department of Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh

2014  STIBET Teaching Assistantship for the summer semester, Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany

2015  Jointly convene a session on “Quantification of complex rock structures in 2D and 3D” with Professor Dr. Jörn H Kruhl (TUM) for the IAMG 2015 Conference (http://www.iamg2015.de/), Freiberg(Saxony), Germany (September 2-13, 2015)

RESEARCH INTEREST

Structural Geology; Earthquake Geology; Tectonics and Geodynamics; Rock deformation history and polyphase deformation analysis & synthesis in macroscopic, mesoscopic and microscopic scale

Journal Paper

Khan, M. S. H., Hossain, M. S. & Uddin M. A., 2018. Geology and Active Tectonics of the Lalmai Hills, Bangladesh – An Overview from Chittagong Tripura Fold Belt Perspective. Journal of the Geological Society of India (accepted).

Dina, N. T., Rahman, M. J. J., Hossain, M. S. & Sayem, A. S. M., 2016. Provenance of the Neogene Succession in the Bandarban structure, South-East Bengal Basin, Bangladesh: Insights from petrography and petrofacies. Himalayan Geology, 37(2), 1-12.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2014. Fractal-geometry-based Quantification of Shock-induced Rock Fragmentation in and Around an Impact Crater. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172(7), 2009-2023. DOI:10.1007/s00024-014-0922-8.

Hossain, M. S., 2012. Controls on Vein Styles and Vein Internal Textures in Magmatic-Hydrothermal System. Journal of Himalayan Geology, India, 33(2), Page 101-117.

Hossain, M. S., 2012. Vein Internal Textures in Magmatic-Hydrothermal System and Vein Classification, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 18, 1-20.

Nawab, M. M. Hossain, M. S., 2010. The Effect of Water Influx on Material Balance Analysis for Water Drive Gas Reservoir: A Case Study on Habiganj Gas Field, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 16, 69-84.

Bashar, K., Karim, M. R., Hossain, M. S., Chowdhury, D. A., Rahman, A.M.S. & Chowdhury, M.N., 2008. Assessment of the Groundwater Quality of Maddhapara Granite Mine Area, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 14, 33-55.

Hossain, M. S., Bashar, K. Ahmed, N., 2008. An Approach to Hydrogeological Zonation: A Case Study for the Chittagong City. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 14, 11-25.

Hossain, M. S., Asaduzzaman, M., Bashar, K., Ahmed, N., Rasul, M. G., Hossain, S. & Bux, K., 2007. Hydrogeological and Hydrochemical Investigation of Hajiganj and Its Adjacent Area, Chandpur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 13, 33-45.

Bhuiyan, A. H., Nandi, S. & Hossain, M. S., 2007. Assessment of Groundwater Demand and Supply for Sustainable Water Resource Management: A Case Study in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), 5, 9-20.

Bhuiyan, A. H. Hossain, M. S., 2006. Groundwater Constrains and Opportunity: A key for Future Urban Planning of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), 4, 63-75.

Huq, N. E., Hossain, M. S. & Khan, S. R., 2004. Identification of natural evolutionary trend of the wetlands on the western margin of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), 2, 37-44.


Conference Paper

Hossain, M. S., Islam, M. M., Islam, O., Khan, M. S. H., and Chowdhury, K. R., 2018. Deformation characteristics of the Chittagong Tripura Fold Belt - An insight from the geometrical analysis of folded structures. In: Mamun et al. (eds.), International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. Abstract volume, pp. 9-10.

Hossain, M. S., Ameen, S.M.M., Yeasmin, R., 2018. Quantitative Approaches in the Field of Geosciences. In: Mamun et al. (eds.), International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. Abstract volume, pp. 29-30.

Shahriar, M. U., Hossain, D., and Hossain, M. S., 2018. Reservoir Characterization using Well Logs and 2D Seismic Data of the Sangu Gas Field, Offshore Bangladesh. In: Mamun et al. (eds.), International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. Abstract volume, pp. 11.

Shahriar, M. S., Ameen, S. M. M., Hossain M. S., Hossain M. S., Zaman, M. N., and Alam, M. S., 2018. Petrology and Geochemistry of the Crystalline Basement rocks from Barapukuria Coal Basin, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. In: Mamun et al. (eds.), International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. Abstract volume, pp. 10-11.

Zahan, H., Hossain M. S., and Hossain M. S., 2018. Crystalline basement rocks from drillhole GDH-62 from Dighipara, Dinajpur, northwest Bangladesh: Petrologic and geochemical constraints. In: Mamun et al. (eds.), International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. Abstract volume, pp. 9.

Hossain, M. S., 2016. Fractal Geometry & Its Application in Geosciences. In: Mamtani, M.A. (ed.), Developments in Geosciences in the Past Decade – Emerging Trends for the Future & Impact on Society, and AGM-2016 of the Geological Society of India, Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India. Abstract volume, pp.234-239.

Ameen, S. M. M., Hossain, M. S., Hossain, Md. S., Abdullah, R., Bari, Z., Uddin, M. N., Das, S. C., Tapu, A. T., Jahan, H. & Shahriar, M. S., 2016. Deciphering the Precambrian crust between Shillong Massif and northeast India. In: International Association of Gondwana Research (IAGR) 2016 Convention, Trivandum, India. Abstract volume, pp.75-79.

Hossain, M. S., Chowdhury, K. R., Khan, M. S. H. & Abdullah, R., 2016. Geotectonic Settings of the Dauki Fault – A Highly Potential Source for a Significant Seismic Threat. In: Kruhl, J.H. (ed.), International Conference Humboldt Kolleg on Living under Threat of Earthquake – Kathmandu, Nepal. Abstract volume, p.25.

Hossain, M.S. & Kruhl, J.H., 2015. Characteristics and extent of fragmentation structures around an impact crater. In: 78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Berkeley, California, USA. LPI Contribution No. 1856, p.5029.

Hossain, M. S., Hammes, D. M., Seybold, L., Ord, A., Blenkinsop, T., Peternell, M., Heuss, S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2015. Quantification of fragmentation structures in a silicified fault zone: the Fountain Range Fault (Mt. Isa Inlier, Australia). In: Schaben, H., Delgado, R.T., Boogaart, K.G. van den, and Boogaart, Regina van den (eds.), IAMG 2015 Short Abstracts, pp. 105.

Hossain, M.S. & Kruhl, J.H., 2015. Quantification of impact-induced brittle deformation features – a case study from the Ries impact (Germany). In: Schaben, H., Delgado, R.T., Boogaart, K.G. van den, and Boogaart, Regina van den (eds.), IAMG 2015 Short Abstracts, pp. 106.

Hossain, M. S., Khan, M. S. H., Chowdhury, K. R. & Afrooz, M., 2014. Morpho-structural classification of the Indo-Burman Ranges and the adjacent regions. In: National conference on Rock Deformation & Structures (RDS-III), Assam, India. Abstract volume, p.31.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2014. Small- to large-scale rock fracture patterns as indicators of shock-related fragmentation. In: Raju, N.J. (ed.), Geosstatistical and Geospatial Approaches for the Characterization of Natural Resources in the Environment: Challenges, Processes and Strategies. Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi, India. Abstract volume, pp.280–283.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2014. Brittle deformation features of impact-cratering and their applications. In: GeoFrankfurt2014-Earth System Dynamics. Abstract volume, ISBN 978-3-510-49234-2, SDGG, issue 85, page 76-77.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2014. Characterization of impact-induced brittle deformation: Ries meteorite crater, Germany. In: Chetty, D. et al. (eds.), abstract volume, 21st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. ISBN 978-0-620-60082-8, p.400.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2014. Fracture patterns and fragment size distributions as indicators of shock-related brittle deformation. In: 15th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks, Potsdam, Germany. Abstract volume, p.25.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H. (2013): Fractal-geometry based quantification of impact fracture patterns and fragment-size distributions: Ries Crater, Germany. 6th International Conference on Fractals and Dynamic System in Geoscience, Perugia, Italy. Abstract volume, page 37-38.

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H. (2013): Fractal Geometry Based Quantification of Spatial Variation of Fracture Patterns: Ries Impact Crater, Germany. 19th International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT), Leuven, Belgium. Abstract volume, page 33.


Seminar

Chowdhury K. R., Bari Z., Hossain M. S., 2008, Neogene Deposits of the Bengal Basin and Natural Gas Reserve, published in the abstract volume of the International Seminar on Indo-Myanmar ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia, November 27-29, 2008.

Bari Z., Hossain M. S., 2008, Structural Evolution and Stratigraphy of the Inani-Dakhin Nhila Anticlines, Southeast Bangladesh, published in the abstract volume of the International Seminar on Indo-Myanmar ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia, November 27-29, 2008.


Book

Small- to large-scale rock fracture patterns as indicators of shock-related fragmentation

Hossain, M.S., and Kruhl, J.H., 2015. Small- to large-scale rock fracture patterns as indicators of shock-related fragmentation. In: Raju, N.J. (ed.) Geostatistical and Geospatial Approaches for the Characterization of Natural Resources in the Environment: Challenges, Processes and Strategies. Springer, AG; p.483-489. DOI: DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-18663-4.

Hossain, M. S., Chowdhury, K. R., Khan, M. S. H. & Abdullah, R., 2018. Synthesis of the Tectonic and Structural Elements of the Bengal Basin. In: Mukherjee, S. (eds.) Tectonics & Structural Geology: Indian Context. Springer International Publishing, Cham.


Contact

Dr. Md. Sakawat Hossain

Associate Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +8801715004735
Work Phone: +88-02-7791045-51 (1396)
Email: sakawat@juniv.edu