A.B.M. Abdul Malek

A.B.M. Abdul Malek
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology · Department of Industrial and Production Engineering

PhD in Renewable Energy
Energy sustainability and Renewable Energy Supply Chain Assessment.

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Introduction
How renewable energy can play a role in attaining sustainable development and a secured energy system for a circular economy. Smart management of energy from generation to customers end.
Additional affiliations
July 2017 - present
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Working for Supply Chain Inventory Management and Renewable Energy
February 2013 - August 2019
University of Malaya
Position
  • Research Fello
Description
  • Worked for Renewable Energy, specially for biomass power generation..
April 1999 - March 2013
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
February 2013 - February 2020
University of Malaya
Field of study
  • Renewable Energy

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Publications (36)
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Biomass based power generation systems can play a significant role to alleviate energy crisis and reduce fossil fuel dependency in the countries that possess abundance of agricultural and forest biomass resources. Particularly the countries to go for biomass energy in a large scale must know power and energy potential for biomass based commercial p...
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Manufacturing flexibility is a widely accepted manufacturing strategy for mitigating the negative impacts of environmental uncertainty on firm performance and is also a required strategic attribute to acclimatize mass customization and agile manufacturing. Manufacturing flexibility has been adequately studied for technology-intensive industries but...
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Uncertainties pave the way to increase wastes of different forms in the supply chain in a ready-made garments manufacturing organization. If the uncertainty factors can be scrutinized and treated with proper weightage and remedy it will minimize the cost associated with wasting of resources. Exploration of the factors and minimizing the scope of wa...
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Solar energy applications are always attracting the scientific community all over the world for offsetting fossil-fuel-based energy. One of the popular ways is to utilize photovoltaic (PV) modules for harnessing solar energy. The power yields from solar panels are badly affected by temperature increases during outdoor operations. Therefore, the met...
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Economic analysis is one of the important factors that must be done to be considered for the project under consideration. To do the analysis, an in-depth knowledge on the tools and techniques to be used to assess the suitability of the project in terms of profitability and sustainability is required. Profitability to ensure a secured investment in...
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Replacing fossil fuel based energy by renewable energy is a crying need of the present world. Solar energy is one of the most popular and important sources of renewable energy. The geographical position and climatic conditions of Bangladesh are favorable for solar energy. The diurnal variation of solar irradiance is an important issue for all solar...
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Primary Data was collected from different Hospitals of two categories: General Hospitals and Dedicated Hospitals for COVID 19 Patients.
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Worldwide primary energy needs are satisfied basically from non-renewable sources that are limited in supply and innately hazardous to the environment. Biomass-based power systems are very much potent to address the environmental issues fostering sustainable development, while being able to provide a secured and uninterrupted power supply at the sa...
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Biomass gasification based power plants can play an important role in power sector in Malaysia with her abundant agricultural and forest resources. In this research energy and economic feasibility , and environmental impact of biomass gasification power plant has been analyzed and assessed for sustainable power generation in Malaysia, the plant bei...
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Demand variation is a common issue for both perishable and nonperishable items in retail chain shops. As customer demand is highly uncertain, so it is difficult to estimate the customer demand appropriately. That is why optimum inventory must be maintained to ensure the satisfactory custormer service level (CSL). The objective of this research is t...
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Demand variation is a common issue for both perishable and nonperishable items in retail chain shops. As customer demand is highly uncertain , so it is difficult to estimate the customer demand appropriately. That is why, optimum inventory must be maintained to ensure the satisfactory customer service level (CSL). The objective of this research is...
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Inventory of spare parts is needed for proper maintenance and repair of final products, vehicles, industrial machines, and equipment. Holding of excess spare parts for a long time generally results in extra cost (in form of holding cost, tied up capital and obsolescence cost). This study, therefore, tries to minimize the inventory cost through spar...
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Fashion industries are highly globalized as designing, manufacturing and selling are performed in different countries. As a result, it has a long supply chain and long lead time. Identification of value-added time through-out the supply chain is a key research area in apparel industries. This case study investigated detailed activities of thirty co...
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Due to global concern on climate change, renewable energy is also attracting both public and private investments to supply energy in Bangladesh as a developing country. Increasing the percent share of total energy produced from renewable energy is vital for achieving a sustainable energy growth. In this research paper, a PV(photovoltaics) solar sys...
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Due to global concern on climate change, renewable energy is also attracting both public and private investments to supply energy in Bangladesh as a developing country. Increasing the percent share of total energy produced from renewable energy is vital for achieving a sustainable energy growth. In this research paper, a PV(photovoltaics) solar sys...
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Selecting the suppliers for used PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles is a challenging problem for a PET bottle recycling organization. Because of the supply chain being associated with reverse logistics and complex sourcing options, the selection of suppliers demands a scientific approach to choose a set of suppliers with the highest benefits....
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Natural gas is the most important indigenous source of energy that has been continuously produced and consumed in significant quantities since 1970.About 75% of the commercial energy of the country comes from the natural gas. So far 26 gas fields have been discovered of which two of the gas fields are located in offshore area. As Bangladesh lacks t...
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Supply chain management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. Supply chain management involves coordinating and integrating these flows both within and among companies. Inventory management deals with decisions regarding supply le...
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Considering that renewable energy is the primary energy source in the future, this study investigates biomass power for sustainable and secure energy supply. Biomass fuels in Malaysia include empty fruit bunch, mesocarp fiber, palm kernel shell, oil palm frond, oil palm trunk from palm oil plantation, and woody biomass from forests. The moisture co...
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Photovoltaic (PV) systems operate in a paradox; sunlight is the essential input to generate electricity with PV, but they suffer a digression in performance as the operating temperature goes higher. This work is a comprehensive compilation and review of the latest literature regarding research works rendered to achieve improved efficiency through a...
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In the competitive markets, effective management of supply chain and realization of customer expectations are crucial factors for the better performance of an organization. In the modern era, performance measurement has a significant role to get the competitive advantage. Quality function deployment (QFD) methodology is the most reliable and proved...
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Global energydemandandenvironmentalconcernsarethedrivingforceforuseofalternative, sustainable, andcleanenergysources.SolarenergyistheinexhaustibleandCO2-emission-free energy source worldwide.TheSunprovides1.4�105 TWpowerasreceivedonthesurfaceoftheEarthand about 3.6�104 TWofthispowerisusable.In2012,worldpowerconsumptionwas17TW,whichisless than 3.6�1...
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Renewable sources are going to play a significant role as a primary source of energy in the coming days. These sources deliver energy sustainably and having least impact on environment and ecology. As these sources are renewable they are carbon neutral in nature. Malaysia is abandoned with a mixed mode of biomass based renewable resources. The mixed...
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Abstract: Sales order processing is accomplished in each business by its distribution channel consisting of distributors, wholesalers, retailers and customers. In a developing country like Bangladesh, the relationship between manufacturers and downstream intermediaries are not strong enough due to the infrastructure of the communication system of t...
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Abandon biomass energy resources are available in the world. Different types of biomass produced from various sources. These biomasses are used as raw material of energy. As per analytical analysis of palm oil EFB it is found that each ton raw EFB can be converted into 0.18 m3 ethanol or 0.968 GJ power that are equivalent about 1429 kWh and 269 kWh...
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In this investigation, TiO2 and Ag based single and multilayer-films were deposited on microscope glass slides with varying individual layer thicknesses by radio-frequency reactive magnetron sputtering. Prior to multilayer development, single layers of Ag and TiO2 were deposited and characterized. All the films were prepared at an elevated pressure...
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It is the advantage to outsourcing of supply chains that opened up a new door of economic emancipation for Bangladesh. The readymade garments (RMG) of Bangladesh emerge as value chain member of European, USA cloth merchants and retails. Many of them are found economic justification in outsourcing production function to Bangladesh. RMG sector of Ban...
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This study includes design and experimental analysis of a solar domestic water heating system. Water heating systems with glazed and unglazed collectors were constructed and tested at Dhaka, Bangladesh, at a latitude of 23.7 °N. Collector thermal efficiency and capability of raising water temperature were considered as performance evaluation measur...
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In order to deal with the accompanying challenges, organization must embrace latest information technology, e-business and the internet that allow increasingly better opportunities for assisting with supply chain management and improving business performance. Supply chain management, a management method to optimize system-wide costs has evolved as...
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The current world is following strategies to exit from energy crisis. In Bangladesh changing the vehicle fuel to the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is the priority enforcement. Recently, the number of CNG fuel based vehicles in Bangladesh is growing rapidly due to low price and availability of CNG. This change needs some planned substructures. One of...
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The country is blessed with substantial quantities of relatively clean fossil fuel –natural gas (NG) as its primary energy. Its total proven and possible reserves being estimated at about 16.3 trillion cubic feet (TCF) (country study report, 1996), although as estimated by the US Geological Survey (USGS), could be much higher (32 TCF and above) (Te...

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There exist a lemma of the middle-income trap for the countries crossing the boundary of lower-income. As some of the privileges are gone so, open market tough competition hinders the national earning. There is a need for a higher profit margin to continue with the GDP growth rate.
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iLife cycle analysis (LCA) is becoming an essential component for commercial products to ensure that less impact is for the product in comparison with available alternatives.

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Due to COVID 19 pandemic the waste generation pattern has been changed significantly, especially in the facilities that are dedicated to COVID 19 patients. PPEs are being abandoned on a daily basis, plenty of musks are being discharged. So, this change needs to be assessed and then add some additional features for better management.