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RESEARCH INTEREST

Physical Chemistry, Reaction Kinetics and Thermodynamics, Environmental and Atmospheric Chemistry

Cell: +880 1822 999599; Work: 7791045-51, Ext-1794
Email: mkabir@juniv.edu, mahbhbkabir26@gmail.com
Web: https://www.juniv.edu/teachers/mkabir

JOURNAL PAPER

  • Analysis of Iron, Scandium, Samarium, and Zinc in Commercial Fertilizers and the Chemistry behind the Stability of These Metals in the Fertilizers, Md Sajjadur Rahman, Syed Mohammod Hossain, Mir Tamzid Rahman, Mahbub Kabir, Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment, 2019, 8, 155-171.
  • Influence of Electrolytes/Urea on the Interaction of Tetradecyltrimethylammonium Bromide and Antibiotic Levofloxacin Hemihydrate Drug, Md. R. Amin, Md. R. Molla, S. Rana, Md. A. Hoque, M. A. Rub, M. Kabir, and A. M. Asiri, Phys. Chem. Liq., 2019, 57(6), 703.
  • Determination of Trace Metal Concentration in Compost, DAP and TSP Fertilizers by Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA) and Insights from Density Functional Theory Calculations, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, M. S. Rahman, S. M. Hossain, M. T. Rahman, M. A. Halim, M. N. Ishtiak and M. Kabir, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 618.
  • Preparation of Toxic Metal Adsorbent by Radiation Induced Grafting of Co-monomers (Acrylic acid/2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) on Polyethylene Films, N. C. Dafader1, N. Rahman, M. R. Hasan, M. F. Alam, M. Kabir, and M. S. Hossen, Nuclear Science and Applications, 2016, 25(1&2), 27.
  • Physico-Chemical study of Interaction of Flucloxacillin Sodium with Cetyltrimethyl-ammonium Bromide in Aqueous Medium and in Aqueous Solution of Salts, M. A. Islam, M. A. Hoque, and, M. Kabir, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2016, 39(2), 65.
  • Gamma Ray Induced Grafting of Binary Monomers (Acrylic acid/Methyl Methacrylate) onto Polyethylene (PE) Films for Heavy Metal Adsorption, N. Rahman, N. C. Dafader, Md. S. Hossen, M. F. Alam, M. Kabir, and Md. Rakibul Hasan, J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 2016, 7(10), 4096.
  • Thermodynamics of Mixing and Ion Solvation of Some Symmetrical Electrolytes in Mixed Solvents, Md. Shamim, Md, M. Islam, and M. Kabir, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2016, 39(1), 73.
  • Interaction of Flucloxacillin Sodium with Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide in Aqueous Medium and in the Presence of Alcohol, M. A. Haque, M. A. Islam M. A. Hoque, and M. Kabir, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2015, 38(1), 107.
  • Conductometric Study of Ion-Association of Some Divalent Symmetrical Electrolytes in 1,4-Dioxane-Water mixture at various temperatures, Md. Shamim, Md, M. Islam, and M. Kabir, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2015, 38(2), 99.
  • The effect of additives on the critical micelle concentration of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide and evaluation of thermodynamic parameters for micellization, Md. A. Islam, Md. D. Hossain, Md. A. Hoque, and M. Kabir, J. Bang. Chem. Soc., 2014, 27, 12.
  • Thermal Stability of n-Acyl Peroxynitrates, M. Kabir, S. Jagiella, and F. Zabel, Int. J. Chem. Kinetics, 2014, 46(8), 462.
  • A Kinetic Study on the Degradation of Reactive Navy Blue in Aqueous Medium by Using Fenton and Photo-Fenton processes, U. Salma, M. Muslim, T. K. Shaha, and M. Kabir, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 2013, 26(1), 83.
  • Photocatalytic Degradation of Procian Yellow in Aqueous Suspension of ZnO by Visible Light, E. Rahman, U. Salma, A. C. Bhowmick, and M. Kabir, J. Science & Technology, 2013, 3(2), 421.
  • ZnO Mediated Degradation of Reactive Navy Blue by Visible Light, U. Salma, M. Muslim, T. K. Shaha, and M. Kabir, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2012, 35(2), 59.
  • Spectrophotometric Investigation of Nickel (II)-Ciprofloxacin Complex in Pure and Mixed Solvents, T. K. Saha, S. R. Barmon, S. Karmaker, and M. Kabir, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 2010, 23(1&2), 67.
  • Trace Metals Profile in Effluents of Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ), Bangladesh, G. Ahmed, M. S. Sultana, M. K. Uddin, D. A. Chowdhury, G. M. Khan, M. Kabir, and J. U. Ahmad, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2007, 30(1), 39.
  • Spectroscopic Studies of the Low-Spin Neutral Iron(II)-Complexes with Deprotonated 4-X-2,6-Bis(Benzimidazole-2'-yl)Pyridine (X = H, OH and Cl), M. Enamullah, M. Kabir, and M. Uddin, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 2007, 20(2), 163.
  • Impact Assessment of Industrial Effluents: A Case Study of Surface Water Connected to the Disposal Sites of Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ), G. Ahmed, D. A. Chowdhury, R. Saha, M. K. Uddin, M. R. Islam, M. N. Abser, M. Kabir, and J. U. Ahmad, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2007, 30(2), 19.
  • Kinetics and Activation Parameters of the Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of 2-Chloro-1-Methylpyridinium Iodide with Amines, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, M. M. Morshed, D. Hossain, and M. Enamullah, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 2005, 29(2), 217.
  • Aromatic Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of 2-Chloro-1-Methylpyridinium Iodide with Phenols, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, D. Hossain, and N. K. Bizly, Indian J. Chemistry, 2004, 43B, 1779.
  • Physiochemical Properties and Toxic Metal Content of Dhaka Export Processing Zone Effluents, S. E. Kabir, D. A. Chowdhury, M. S. Rahman, M. Kabir, M. C. Mia, and M. S. Islam, J. Asiatic Society Bangladesh, 2003, 29(1), 149.
  • Preparation and Characterisation of Some Mixed Ligand Complexes of Cobalt and Nickel and Kinetics of Their Oxidation by Hydrogen Peroxide, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, N. Abser, D. Hossain, and M. Hossain, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 2002, 15, 65.
  • Assessment of Effluent Quality of Dhaka Export Processing Zone with Special Emphasis to that of the Textile and Dyeing Industries, S. E. Kabir, M. Kabir, M. S. Islam, M. C. Mia, N. Begum, D. A. Chowdhury, M. S. Sultana, and M. S. Rahman, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2002, 25, 137.
  • Kinetics and Substituent Effect on Base Catalysed Hydrolysis of Naphthyledineanilines, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, and M. A. B. Sheikh, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 2002, 15, 113.
  • The Reactivity of Cyclohexylamine in SN2Ar Reactions with 2-Chloro-1-Methyl-pyridinium Iodide, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, and M. M. Morshed, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2001, 24, 43.
  • Rheological Characterisation of Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, M. Kabir, A. S. Miah, A. Awwal, and M. S. Azam, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 2001, 14, 61.
  • Kinetics and Mechanism of the Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of 2-Chloro-1-Methyl¬pyridinium Iodide with Primary and Secondary Amines, A. Awwal, M. Kabir, M. Enamullah, D. Hossain, and M. M. Morshed, Indian J. Chem. B, 2001, 40, 32.
  • Rheological Characterisation of Potassium Carboxymethylcellulose, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, and S. Mukta, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2000, 22 & 23, 19.
  • Kinetic Study of the Hydrolysis of Naphthyledineanilines Spectrophotometrically, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, and M. A. B. Sheikh, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 2000, 22 & 23, 9.
  • Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies on Condensation of 4-Dimethylaminobenzaldehyde with 3 Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Pyrazolin-5-one in Varying Composition of Methanol-Water, A. Awwal, M. Kabir, and M. M. Islam, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 2000, 24, 165.
  • Protonation Constants and Solvent Dependent Spin-Crossover Behaviour of Iron(II)-2-(2'-Pyridyl)Benzimidazole, M. Enamullah, M. N. Uddin, D. Hossain, M. Kabir, A. Awwal, and W. Linert, J. Coordination Chem., 2000, 49, 171.
  • The Collisional Quenching of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1S0)], with Olefins and Acetylenes Investigated by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy, D. Husain, A. X. Ioannou, and M. Kabir, Z. Phys. Chem., 1998, 203, 213.
  • Collisional Quenching of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1S0)], by Small Molecules Investigated by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy, D. Husain, A. X. Ioannou, and M. Kabir, J. Photochem. Photobiol., 1997, 110, 213.
  • Kinetics of the Menschutkin Reactions of Different Tertiary Amines with Phenacyl Bromide in Acetonitrile, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and M. R. Al-Mamun, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1996, 20, 137.
  • Kinetics and Mechanism of the Condensation Reactions of Barbituric Acids with Benzaldehyde, 4 Anisaldehyde, Salicylaldehyde, 4-Hydroxybenzaldehyde and 4-Dimethylaminobenzaldehyde, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and M. M. Islam, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 1995, 8, 21.
  • Solvent Effect on the Kinetics and Activation Parameters of Menschutkin Reactions of Different Amines with Phenacyl Bromide, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and M. R. Al-Mamun, Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Sci., 1994, 18, 43.
  • Interstellar Carbon Chemistry: Reaction Rates of Neutral Atomic Carbon with Organic Molecules, D. C. Clary, N. Haider, D. Husain, and M. Kabir, J. Astrophysical Chemistry, 1994, 422, 416.
  • pH-Rate Profiles of Hydrolysis of Schiff Bases Derived from Methylanilines and 2-Hydroxy-1-Naphthaldehyde, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and L. M. Kadir, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1994, 18, 51.
  • Kinetic Investigation of the Collisional Quenching of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1D2)], with Acetylenes Studied by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy in the Ultraviolet, J. L. Coston, N. Haider, D. Husain, and M. Kabir, J. Photocem. Photobiol., 1994, 79, 1.
  • Kinetic Investigations of Hydrolysis of Schiff Bases Derived from 2-Hydroxy-1-Naphthaldehyde and Hydroxyanilines, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and L. M. Kadir, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 1993, 6, 143.
  • Collisional Quenching Investigation of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1D2)], by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy in the Ultraviolet, N. Haider, D. Husain, and M. Kabir, J. Chem. Research, 1993, M2313, S354.
  • Kinetics and Activation Parameters of Hydrolysis of Schiff Bases Derived from 2-Hydroxy-1-Naphthaldehyde and Aminopyrazine/Aminopyridines, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and L. M. Kadir, Jahangirnagar Review, 1993, 17A, 25.
  • Collisional Quenching of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1D2)], by Unsaturated Ring Compounds Determined by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy in the Ultraviolet, N. Haider, D. Husain, and M. Kabir, J. Photocem. Photobiol., 1993, 76, 151.
  • Solvent Effect on the Kinetics of the Menschutkin Reactions of Tertiary Amines with Benzyl Bromide, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and M. Muslim, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1993, 17, 231.
  • The Collisional Behaviour of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1D2)], with Simple Molecules Investigated by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy in the UV, N. Haider, D. Husain, and M. Kabir, J. Photocem. Photobiol., 1993, 72, 97.
  • Kinetics and Activation Parameters of Menschutkin Reactions Involving Tertiary Amines and Benzyl Bromide in Methanol, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and M. Muslim, Jahangirnagar Review, 1993, 17A, 15.
  • Investigation of the Collisional Behaviour of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1D2)], by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectro¬scopy in the Ultraviolet, N. Haider, D. Husain and M. Kabir, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 2, 1993, 89, 1653.
  • Kinetics of Hydrolysis of 2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazones Derived from Cyclohexanone and Substituted Cyclohexanones, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, M. Kabir, and L. M. Kadir, Jahangirnagar Review, 1992, 13A-16A, 23.
  • The Collisional Quenching of Electronically Excited Germanium Atoms, Ge[4p2(1D2)], with Olefins Studied by Time-Resolved Atomic Resonance Absorption Spectroscopy, N. Haider, D. Husain, and M. Kabir, Z. Phys. Chem., 1992, 177, 125.
  • Kinetics and Activation Parameters of Acid Hydrolysis of 2-, 3- and 4-Chlorobenzaldehyde 2,4 Di¬nitrophenylhydrazones, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, and M. Kabir, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1991, 15, 143.
  • Kinetics and Mechanism of Acid Hydrolysis of Nitrobenzaldehyde 2,4-Dinitrophenyl-hydrazones, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, and M. Kabir, Pakistan J. Scientific and Industrial Research, 1990, 33, 251.
  • Kinetics and Mechanism of Acid Catalysed Hydrolysis of 2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazones of 2-, 3- and 4-Hydroxybenzaldehydes, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, and M. Kabir, Indian J. Chem., 1990, 29A, 753.
  • Kinetics of Acid Catalysed Hydrolysis of 2-, 3- and 4-Methoxybenzaldehyde 2,4 Dinitro-phenylhydrazones, A. Awwal, A. S. Miah, and M. Kabir, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 1989, 2, 135.

Teaching

Course Code Course Title Semester/Year
Chem 110F Physical Chemistry I (Elements of Physical Chemistry) BSc 2020
Chem 210F Physical Chemistry II (Concepts of Physical Chemistry) BSc 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011
Chem 250H Industrial Chemistry B. Sc. 2013, 2014, 2015
Chem 310F Physical Chemistry III (Selected Topics in Physical Chemistry) BSc 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Chem 410H Quantum Chemistry and Statistical Mechanics BSc
Chem 414H Polymer Chemistry BSc 2002, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2013
Chem 511F Photochemistry and Atmospheric Chemistry MSc 2005, 2006
GS 209 General Chemistry (Department of Geological Sciences) BSc 2020
BGE 103 Basic Chemistry (Dept. of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering) BSc
Bot C107 General Chemistry for Botany BSc
Phys C121 Chemistry for Physics (General Chemistry) BSc

Academic Info

Institute: German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Stuttgart, Germany
Period: June to August, 2012

Postdoctoral research on “Kinetics and mechanism for the pyrolysis and combustion of 1-butanol” was carried out with Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship

Institute: Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Period: July to November, 2008

Postdoctoral research on “Thermal stability of acylperoxy nitrates” was carried out with Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship

Institute: Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Period: February 2002 to June 2003

Postdoctoral research on "Nitrate formation in the reaction of 1-nonylperoxy radicals with NO" was carried out with Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship

Institute: Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge (UK)
Period: 1993 to 1996

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chemistry with Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship and ORS Award 

Thesis title: “Time-resolved kinetic studies of ground state carbon and electronically excited germanium atoms by resonance absorption spectroscopy”.  This is a kinetic investigation of the collisional behaviour of atomic carbon and germanium at specific electronic states with various reactants by time-resolved atomic resonance absorption spectroscopy in UV and vacuum UV.  The major apparatus includes a vacuum gas handling system, a flash lamp, a monochromator fitted with a photomultiplier tube, fast electronic data capture, and storage system, and a microcomputer for the display and analysis of the experimental data.  Supervisor: Dr. David Husain (Late).

Institute: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Period: 1985

Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry

A thesis titled “Kinetics and mechanism of acid catalysed hydrolysis of hydrazones derived from 2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazines” was submitted for partial fulfillment of MSc.  The works involved the preparation of substituted benzaldehyde 2,4-dinitrophenyl¬hydrazones and then study the rate and mechanism of acid catalysed hydrolysis of the hydrazones by spectrophotometric method.  The activation and thermodynamic parameters were calcu¬lated and a Hammett plot was drawn for the reactions.

Institute: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Period: 1982 to 1984

Bachelor of Science BSc (Hons.) in Chemistry

Institute: Government Hazi Muhammad Mohsin College, Chittagram
Period: 1981

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) 

Institute: Chhatak Cement Factory High School, Sunamganj
Period: 1979

Secondary School Certificate (SSC)

Experience

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Professor
Period: September 2002 to Present Date
Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor
Period: June 1998 to September 2002
Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Assistant Professor
Period: June 1994 to May 1998
Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Lecturer
Period: Sept. 1989 to May 1994
Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Teaching Assistant
Period: March 1989 to August 1989
Organization: Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, North South University
Position: Adjunct Faculty
Period: September 2009 to Present Date

Activity

Organization: Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS)
Position: Executive Member
Period: January 2020 to Present Date
Organization: Association of Humboldt Fellows Bangladesh (AHFB)
Position: Treasurer
Period: January 2015 to Present Date
Organization: Alumni Association of German Universities in Bangladesh (AAGUB)
Position: Executive Member
Period: July 2020 to Present Date
Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Member of the Senate
Period: 2006 - 2009 and 2016 to Present Date
Organization: Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS)
Position: Joint Secretary
Period: 2001 - 2002
Organization: Cambridge University Bangladesh Student Society (CUBS)
Position: Junior Treasurer and President
Period: Junior Treasurer (1992 - 1993) and President (1993 - 1995)

Contact

Dr. Mahbub Kabir, BSc & MSc (Jahangirnagar), PhD (Cambridge, UK), AvH Fellow

Professor
Department of Chemistry
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +880 1822 999599
Work Phone: 7791045-51, Ext-1794
Email: mkabir@juniv.edu , mahbhbkabir26@gmail.com