Dr. Hossain Md. Sayem
Dr. Hossain Md. Sayem Professor, Department of Geological Sciences

PROFILE

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Hossain Md. Sayem, Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. In 2017, he completed PhD degree from Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China funded by CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship program. He completed his B.Sc. and M.S. degree in Geological Sciences from Jahangirnagar University and obtained First Class 1st position in both examinations. Presently, he is the Treasure of IAEG_Bangladesh National Group and also life time member in Geological Society in Bangladesh. He already published more than 35 papers in National and International journals. His research interests include engineering and mechanical characteristics of residual soils, influence of fabric and mineralogy in engineering properties, climatic effects on geotechnical properties of residual soils, unsaturated soil mechanics and geo-engineering hazards.

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http://www.juniv.edu/teachers/sayem

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Engineering and mechanical characteristics of soils, influence of fabric and mineralogy in engineering properties, climatic effects on geotechnical properties of residual soils, unsaturated soil mechanics and geo-engineering hazards (including swelling, shrinkage, settlement, slope failures & landslides, subsidence, ground response).

JOURNAL PAPER

Hossain Md. Sayem, Mukim Ahmed Rizvi, Mahmuda Khatun & Md. Hasan Imam, Assesment of the compressibility behaviors of some Barind Clay samples collected from Narhatta area, Bogra, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 26, pp.73-83, 2020.
Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 25, pp.63-73, 2019.

25. Hossain Md. Sayem & Ling-wei Kong, 2019, Influence of dry density on the Soil-Water Characteristic Curve of compacted granite residual soils Taishan Section, Guangdong, China, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, 25, 63-73.

Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication,

24. Hossain Md Sayem, Ling-wei Kong and Yong Wang, 2019, An improved equation for unsaturated shear strength behavior of soils, In: 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils (AP-UNSAT2019): Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, 7(2), 56-62. doi.org/10.3208/jgssp.v07.008

Canadian Geotechnical Journal,

23.  Zhixiong Zeng, Lingwei Kong, Min Wang, and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2018, Assessment of the engineering behaviour of an intensely weathered swelling mudstone under the full range of seasonal variation and the relationships among the measured parameters, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2017-0582.

Canadian Geotechnical Journal,

22.      Lingwei Kong, Hossain Md. Sayem, and Huihui Tian, 2018, Influence of drying–wetting cycles on soil-water characteristic curve of undisturbed granite residual soils and microstructure mechanism by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spin-spin relaxation time (T2) relaxometry, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 55 (2), pp. 208-216.

Soils and Foundations,

21. Zhang, X.W., Kong, L.W., Yang, A.W. and Sayem, H.M., 2017, Thixotropic mechanism of clay: a microstructural investigation, Soils and Foundations, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 23-35.

American Journal of Civil Engineering,

20.      Sayem Hossain Md., KONG Ling-wei and YIN Song, 2016, Effect of Drying-Wetting Cycles on Saturated Shear Strength of Undisturbed Residual Soils, American Journal of Civil Engineering, 4(4): 143-150.

Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering,

19. Yin, S., Kong, L.W., Zhang, X.W., Sayem, H.M. and Fan, Y.J., 2016, Experimental study on in-situ propertiesof residual soil by self-boring pressuremeter, Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 38 (4), 688-695 (In Chinese).

Rock and Soil Mechanics,

18.      Yin, S., Zhang X.W., Kong, L.W. and Sayem, H.M., 2015, Testing study of dynamic shear modulus and damping ratio of seabed sediment, Rock and Soil Mechanics, Supp.1, 461-464 (In Chinese). DOI10.16285/j.rsm.2015.S1.079.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

17.      Tamanna Tasnim, Md. Sohel Rana, Md. Emdadul Haque and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2014, Evaluation of Atterberg Consistency Limits of Barind Clay Soils of Bogra and their relationship with clay minerals, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 1-17.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

16.      Siddha Moutoshi Shome, A.T.M. Shakhawat Hossain and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2014, Prediction of Compressibility of some clay soils of Kapasia, Gazipur, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 35-51.

Bangladesh Geoscience Journal,

15.      Md. Emdadul Haque, Md. Nairuzzaman, Hossain Md. Sayem and Hasan Imam, 2013, Evaluation and variation of shrinkage parameters of the Madhupur Clay samples of Savar and Dhaka and their relation with clay minerals, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 1-14.

Bangladesh Geoscience Journal,

14.      Md. Sohel Rana, Tamanna Tasnim, Md. Emdadul Haque and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2013, Influence of clay minerals on Consistency Limits of some soil samples of Bogra with emphasis on the variation in Casagrande and Cone Penetrometer methods, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 15-31.

Bangladesh Geoscience Journal,

13.      Tamanna Tasnim, Md. Emdadul Haque and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2013, Swelling characteristics of some Barind Clay samples of Bogra Sadar and Shajahanpur areas, Bangladesh and their relationship with clay minerals, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 33-47.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

12.      Md. Sohel Rana, Tamanna Tasnim, Md. Emdadul Haque and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2013, Grain size distribution and mineralogy of some Pleistocene Barind Clay samples of Bogra Sadar and Shajahanpur area, Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 79-92.

Jahangirnagar University Environmental Bulletin,

11.      Md. Emdadul Haque, Hossain Md. Sayem and Mostafa Kamal, 2013, Assessment of Some Engineering Geological Aspects of the Sub-soil of Ganakbari, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Environmental Bulletin, Vol. 2, pp.61-70.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

10.      Hossain Md. Sayem, Md. Emdadul Haque, Md. Mozibur Rahman and Zahidul Bari, 2013, Geotechnical properties of some soil samples of Narayanganj area, Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol.-36, No.-1, pp. 53-64

ARPN Journal of Science and Technology,

9.      Md. Emdadul Haque, Hossain Md. Sayem and Md. Hasan Imam, 2013, Evaluation of Some Geo Mechanical Parameters of the Soil Samples from Ganakbari Area, Dhaka, Bangladesh, ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 8, pp. 850-857.

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research,

8.      Md. Mizanur Rahman Sarker, Rashed Abdullah, Mazeda Islam, Abu Sadat Md. Sayem, Hossain Md. Sayem, 2013, 2-D Electrical Imaging In Delineating Shallow Subsurface Geology, International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, Vol 2, Issue 8, pp. 166-171.

Journal of Waste Management,

7.      Tanveer Mehedi Adyel, Syed Hafizur Rahman, Mohammad Moniruz Zaman, Hossain Md. Sayem, Mala Khan, Md. Abdur Gafur and S. M. Nazrul Islam, 2013, “Reuse Feasibility of Electrocoagulated Metal Hydroxide Sludge of Textile Industry in the Manufacturing of Building Blocks” Journal of Waste Management, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Vol.-2013, Article ID- 686981.

Bangladesh Geoscience Journal,

6.      Hossain Md. Sayem, A.T.M. Shakhawat Hossain and MD. Emdadul Haque, 2012, One dimensional consolidation behavior of some ultimate disposal site clay soils of Rajshahi City Corporation, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Vol. 18, pp. 59-74.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

5.    Sayem, H.M., Hossain, A.T.M.S. and Haque, M.E., 2012, “Shrinkage behaviour of some soil samples of a solid waste disposal site of Rajshahi City, Bangladesh and its relation to mineralogy” Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol.-35, No.-1, pp. 48-58.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

4.      Adyel, T.M., Rahman, S.H., Islam, S.M.N., Sayem, H.M., Khan, M. and Zaman, M.M., 2012, “Characterrization of Brick Making Soil: Geo-engineering, Elemental and Thermal Aspects” Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol.-35, No.-1, pp. 109-118.

Jahangirnagar University Environmental Bulletin,

3.      Zahidul Bari, Mohammad Rajib, Monira Majid and Hossain Md. Sayem, 2012, Textural Analyses of the Bar Sands of Gorai River: Implication for Depositional Phase and Environment, Jahangirnagar University Environmental Bulletin, Vol. 1, pp.25-34.

International Journal of Current Research,

2.    Adyel, T.M., Rahman, S.H., Islam, S.M.N., Sayem, H.M., Khan, M. and Zaman, M.M., 2012, Geo-engineering potentiality of electrocoagulated metal hydroxide sludge (EMHS) from textile industry and EMHS amended soil for using as Building material, International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 4, Issue, 02, pp. 21-25.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science,

1. Sayem, H.M., Hossain, A.T.M.S. and Bashar, K., 2007, Geo-engineering properties and three dimensional deformation characteristics of some ultimate disposal site clay soils of Rajshahi City Corporation, Bangladesh; Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, Vol.-30, No.-1, pp. 147-163.


CONFERENCE PAPER

XII Geological Conference, Dhaka,

Sayem, H.M., Hossain, A.T.M.S. and Bashar, K., 2008, Solid waste characteristics and present status of urban waste management system in the Rajshahi City Corporation, Bangladesh; Proceedings of the XII Geological Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, p. 21. p. 21.

Ling-wei Kong, Hossain Md. Sayem, Xianwei Zhang and Song Yin, Relationship between electrical resistivity and matric suction of compacted granite residual soil, Second Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Geotechnical Special Publication, GSP 303, pp.430-439, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481707.043

https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/9780784481707.043

In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Power Engineering & Energy, Environment (PEEE 2016)- Shanghai, China,

Sayem, H.M. and Kong, L.W., 2016, Effects of drying-wetting cycles on soil-water characteristic curve, In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Power Engineering & Energy, Environment (PEEE 2016)- Shanghai, China, DEStech publications, Inc, 607-614.

2nd International Conference, sylhet, Bangladesh,

Adyel, T.M., Rahman, S.H., Islam, S.M.N., Sayem, H.M., Khan, M., Gafur, M.A., Zaman, M.M. and Bhuiyan, M.M.R., 2012, Potentiality of electrocoagulated metal hydroxide sludge (EMHS) from textile industry in manufacturing of Building material, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, sylhet, Bangladesh,

International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICCEE2016), Xi’an, China,

Sayem Hossain Md., KONG Ling-wei and YIN Song, 2016, Effect of Drying-Wetting Cycles on Saturated Shear Strength of Undisturbed Residual Soils, at 2016 International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICCEE2016), Xi’an, China.


SEMINAR

M.S. thesis Presentation,

1. Presented a half-an hour seminar based on research work according to M.Sc. academic curriculum at the Department of Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh. 2. Participated and presented a paper in the XII Geological Conference arranged by Bangladesh Geological Society held on 19-20 March, 2008, at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Kakrail, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation,

2. Presented one hour seminar based PhD research work at State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China.


Academic Info

Institute: Department of Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Period: 1996-2000

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Institute: Department of Geological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Period: 2000-2001

Master of Science (M.S.)

Institute: Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Wuhan, China
Period: 2013-2017

Ph.D. degree

Experience

Organization: WasteSafe project Asia Pro Eco Programme of European Commission
Position: Assistant Researcher
Period: 2004-2005
Organization: Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration & Production Co. Ltd. (BAPEX)
Position: Assistant Manager (Geology), Geological Division
Period: 2007-2010 (March)
Organization: Department of Geological Sciences, Jahanginagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Lecturer
Period: 2010-2012 (August)
Organization: Department of Geological Sciences, Jahanginagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Assistant Professor
Period: 2012-2017(March)
Organization: Department of Geological Sciences, Jahanginagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Associate Professor
Period: 2017 (March)-

Activity

Organization: Geological Society in Bangladesh
Position: Life-time member

Life-time member

Organization: International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment_Bangladesh National Grourp (IAEG_BNG)
Position: Founder Member

Founder Member

Organization: International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment_Bangladesh National Grourp (IAEG_BNG)
Position: Treasurer

Treasurer

Contact

Dr. Hossain Md. Sayem

Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Work Phone: PABX: +88-02-7791045-51 Ext. 1396
Email: sayem@juniv.edu , sayem_geo@yahoo.com