Md. Mostafizur Rahman, PhD
Md. Mostafizur Rahman, PhD Associate Professor , Department of Environmental Sciences

PROFILE


SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman awarded PhD in Environmental Science from Hokkaido University, Japan. He is interested in the field of Toxicology, Molecular toxicology, pollution monitoring and remediation technologies. Dr. Rahman has special skills in cell culture, gel electrophoresis, western blotting, RT-PCR, and Flow Cytometry. He has also special interest to study on emerging environmental pollutants and their effects on human health such a micro and nano plastics in water and soil system. Currently, Dr. Rahman has been supervising 8 undergraduate students and one MS student. His current research actvities are mainly focused on mechanism/s of metal toxicity, emerging pollutants, pollution remediation. He is also interested in collaborative research. He is open for future collaboration (rahmanmm@juniv.edu).

For Dr. M M Rahman`s  research activities please visit him on

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Md_Mostafizur_Rahman4

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.jp/citations?user=nzljxJcAAAAJ&hl=en

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5290-3821 

SCOPUS:Scopus Author ID: 55449575600        

Web of Science ResearcherID: https://publons.com/researcher/X-7420-2019/ 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Interested field of research: Toxicology, Environmental Pollution, Pollution remediation, Environmental Pollution, exposure risk assessment and Human health and other multidisciplinary environmental research. Interested in Research collaboration in home and abroad.

JOURNAL PAPER

COVID-19 pandemic, socioeconomic crisis and human stress in resource-limited settings: A case from Bangladesh, Heliyon, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04063

Mashura Shammi, Md. Bodrud-Doza, ARMT Islam, Md. Mostafizur Rahman. COVID-19 pandemic, socioeconomic crisis and human stress in resource-limited settings: A case from Bangladesh. Heliyon, (2020).https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04063

Curcumin alleviates arsenic-induced toxicity in PC12 cells via modulating autophagy/apoptosis,

Md. Shiblur Rahaman, Subrata Banik, Mahmuda Akter, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Toshiyuki
Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki. Curcumin alleviates arsenic-induced toxicity in PC12 cells via modulating autophagy/apoptosis. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. (Accepted on 09 May 2020).

Drinking appraisal of coastal groundwater in Bangladesh: an approach of multi-hazards towards water security and health safety,

ARMT Islam, T Siddiqua, A Zahid, SS Tasnim, MM Rahman, Drinking appraisal of coastal groundwater in Bangladesh: an approach of multi-hazards towards water security and health safety. Chemosphere (1 May, 2020)

Spatiotemporal distribution of fluoride in drinking water and associated probabilistic human health risk appraisal in the coastal region, Bangladesh,

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Bodrud-Doza, Most. Tahmina Siddiqua, Anwar Zahid, Abu Reza Md. Towfiqul Islam. Spatiotemporal distribution of fluoride in drinking water and associated probabilistic human health risk appraisal in the coastal region, Bangladesh . Science of the Total Environment. 31 March, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138316

Metal Pollution in Water and Sediment of the Buriganga river, Bangladesh: An Ecological Risk Perspective,

Ahedul Akbor, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Khabir Uddin et al.Metal Pollution in Water and Sediment of the Buriganga river, Bangladesh: An Ecological Risk Perspective. Desalination and Water Treatment. (Accepted on 7th March, 2020)

Interfering effects of Iron(II) and Arsenic(III) in the Cerium-based adsorption technology in Bangladesh,

Md.Ahedul Akbor,Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Ahmed,Aynun Nahar,Md. Abu Bakar Siddique,Md. Abu Bakar Siddique,Rubaiya Akter,Sakhawath Hossain,Md. Khabir Uddin. Interfering effects of Iron(II) and Arsenic(III) in the Cerium-based adsorption technology in Bangladesh. Pollution (accepted on 26th January, 2020)

Simultaneous comparison of modified-integrated water quality and entropy weighted indices: Implication for safe drinking water in the coastal region of Bangladesh,

Islam Abu Reza Md. Towfiqul, Al Mamun Abdullah, Rahman Md. Mostafizur, Anwar Zahid. Simultaneous comparison of modified-integrated water quality and entropy weighted indices: Implication for safe drinking water in the coastal region of Bangladesh. Ecological Indicators. 113

Human Health Risk Assessment of Nitrate and Trace Metals Via Groundwater in Central Bangladesh,

Rahman M. M, M. Bodrud-Doza, Muhib M. I, Hossain K. F. B, Sikder MT, Shammi M, Akter R, Uddin M. K.Human Health Risk Assessment of Nitrate and Trace Metals Via Groundwater in Central Bangladesh. Pollution.6,263-276

Specialized Diet Therapies: Exploration for Improving Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),

Geir Bjorklund, Nagwa Abdel Meguid, Maryam Dadar, Ludmila Pivina, Joanna Kałużna-Czaplińska, Jagoda Jóźwik-Pruska, Jan Aaseth, Max Stanley Chartrand, Mostafa I Waly, Yahya Al-Farsi, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Joeri Jan Pen, Salvatore Chirumbolo: Specialized Diet Therapies: Exploration for Improving Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Current Medicinal Chemistry 02/2020; 27:Accepted., DOI:10.2174/0929867327666200217101908

Uranium in drinking water: a public health threat,

Geir Bjorklund, Yuliya Semenova, Ludmila Pivina, Maryam Dadar, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Jan Aaseth, Salvatore Chirumbolo: Uranium in drinking water: a public health threat. Archives of Toxicology 02/2020;, DOI:10.1007/s00204-020-02676-8

Regulatory effects of dihydrolipoic acid against inorganic mercury-mediated cytotoxicity and intrinsic apoptosis in PC12 cells,

Kaniz Fatima, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Tajuddin Sikder, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Regulatory effects of dihydrolipoic acid against inorganic mercury-mediated cytotoxicity and intrinsic apoptosis in PC12 cells. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 02/2020; 192., DOI:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.110238

Depleted Uranium and Gulf War Illness: Updates and Comments on Possible Mechanisms Behind the Syndrome,

Geir Bjorklund, Ludmila Pivina, Maryam Dadar, Yuliya Semenova, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Jan Aaseth: Depleted Uranium and Gulf War Illness: Updates and Comments on Possible Mechanisms Behind the Syndrome. Environmental Research 02/2020; 181:108927., DOI:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108927

Chromium (VI) removal efficacy from aqueous solution by modified tea wastes-polyvinyl alcohol (TW-PVA) composite adsorbent,

Mohammad Mahbub Kabir, Ferdousi Sultana, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Khabir M Uddin: Chromium (VI) removal efficacy from aqueous solution by modified tea wastes-polyvinyl alcohol (TW-PVA) composite adsorbent. Desalination and water treatment 12/2019; 174(2):311-323., DOI:10.5004/dwt.2020.24854

Investigating the protective actions of D-pinitol against arsenic-induced toxicity in PC12 cells and the underlying mechanism,

Md. Shiblur Rahaman, Mahmuda Akter, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Masaaki Kurasaki: Investigating the protective actions of D-pinitol against arsenic-induced toxicity in PC12 cells and the underlying mechanism. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 11/2019; 74., DOI:10.1016/j.etap.2019.103302

Stability Enhancement of Silver Nanoparticles Through Surface Encapsulation via a Facile Green Synthesis Approach and Toxicity Reduction,

Mahmuda Akter, A. K. M. Atique Ullah, Md. Shiblur Rahaman, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Masaaki Kurasaki: Stability Enhancement of Silver Nanoparticles Through Surface Encapsulation via a Facile Green Synthesis Approach and Toxicity Reduction. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials 11/2019;, DOI:10.1007/s10904-019-01373-z

A systematic review on silver nanoparticles-induced cytotoxicity: Physicochemical properties and perspectives,

Mahmuda Akter, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, A. K. M. Atique Ullah, Kaniz Fatima Binte Hossain, Subrata Banik, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: A systematic review on silver nanoparticles-induced cytotoxicity: Physicochemical properties and perspectives. Journal of Advanced Research 10/2017; 9(C)., DOI:10.1016/j.jare.2017.10.008

Myricetin enhances on apoptosis induced by serum deprivation in PC-12 cells mediated by mitochondrial signaling pathway,

Gongxun Tan, Rachael Uson Lopez, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Myricetin enhances on apoptosis induced by serum deprivation in PC-12 cells mediated by mitochondrial signaling pathway. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 12/2017; 57:175-180., DOI:10.1016/j.etap.2017.12.016

Ameliorative effects of selenium on arsenic-induced cytotoxicity in PC12 cells via modulating autophagy/apoptosis,

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Rachael A. Uson-Lopez, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Gongxun Tan, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Ameliorative effects of selenium on arsenic-induced cytotoxicity in PC12 cells via modulating autophagy/apoptosis. Chemosphere 12/2017; 196., DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.12.149

Assessment of Surface Water Quality Using the Water Quality Index and Multivariate Statistical Techniques-A Case Study: The Upper Part of Dong Nai River Basin, Vietnam,

Hung Pham, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Nguyen Cong Nguyen, Phu Le Vo, Trung Le Van, Huuhao Ngo: Assessment of Surface Water Quality Using the Water Quality Index and Multivariate Statistical Techniques-A Case Study: The Upper Part of Dong Nai River Basin, Vietnam. DOI:10.11912/jws.2017.7.4.

Inhibitory effects of selenium on cadmium-induced cytotoxicity in PC12 cells via regulating oxidative stress and apoptosis,

Kaniz Fatima Binte Hossain, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Takeshi Saito, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Masaaki Kurasaki: Inhibitory effects of selenium on cadmium-induced cytotoxicity in PC12 cells via regulating oxidative stress and apoptosis. Food and Chemical Toxicology 02/2018; 114., DOI:10.1016/j.fct.2018.02.034

Brassica rapa var. japonica Leaf Extract Mediated Green Synthesis of Crystalline Silver Nanoparticles and Evaluation of Their Stability, Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Activity,

Mahmuda Akter, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, A. K. M. Atique Ullah, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Brassica rapa var. japonica Leaf Extract Mediated Green Synthesis of Crystalline Silver Nanoparticles and Evaluation of Their Stability, Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Activity. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials 03/2018; 28(11)., DOI:10.1007/s10904-018-0818-7

Microbiological safety of street-vended foods in Bangladesh,

Mueena Jahan, Morshedur Rahman, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Rachael A. Uson-Lopez, Abu Sadeque Md. Selim, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Microbiological safety of street-vended foods in Bangladesh. Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 07/2018; 13(2)., DOI:10.1007/s00003-018-1174-9

Remediation of water pollution with native cyclodextrins and modified cyclodextrins: A comparative overview and perspectives,

Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Jakariya, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Remediation of water pollution with native cyclodextrins and modified cyclodextrins: A comparative overview and perspectives. Chemical Engineering Journal 08/2018;, DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2018.08.218

Pesticide exposures towards health and environmental hazard in Bangladesh: A case study on farmers’ perception,

Mashura Shammi, Ayesha Sultana, Nazmul Hasan, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Saiful Islam, Md. Bodrud Doza, Md. Khabir Uddin: Pesticide exposures towards health and environmental hazard in Bangladesh: A case study on farmers’ perception. 09/2018;, DOI:10.1016/j.jssas.2018.08.005

Toxic metal(loid)-based pollutants and their possible role in autism spectrum disorder,

Geir Bjorklund, Anatoly V Skalny, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Maryam Dadar, Heba A Yassa, Jan Aaseth, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Margarita G Skalnaya, Alexey A Tinkov: Toxic metal(loid)-based pollutants and their possible role in autism spectrum disorder. Environmental Research 10/2018; 166:234–250., DOI:10.1016/j.envres.2018.05.020

Effects of NaCl-Salinity on Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Plants in a Pot Experiment,

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Mobarok Hossain, Kaniz Fatima Binte Hossain, Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Mashura Shammi, Mohammad Anwar Hossain, AKM Mahbubul Alam, Khabir M Uddin: Effects of NaCl-Salinity on Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Plants in a Pot Experiment. 11/2018;, DOI:10.1515/opag-2018-0061

Selenium and zinc protections against metal-(loids)-induced toxicity and disease manifestations: A review,

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Kaniz Fatima Binte Hossain, Subrata Banik, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Mahmuda Akter, Serene Ezra Corpus Bondad, Md. Shiblur Rahaman, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Selenium and zinc protections against metal-(loids)-induced toxicity and disease manifestations: A review. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 01/2019; 168:146-163., DOI:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.10.054

Adsorption mechanism of Cu(II) in water environment using chitosan-nano zero valent iron-activated carbon composite beads,

Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Ryo Kubota, Mahmuda Akter, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Kaniz Fatima Binte Hossain, Md. Shiblur Rahaman, Subrata Banik, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: Adsorption mechanism of Cu(II) in water environment using chitosan-nano zero valent iron-activated carbon composite beads. Desalination and water treatment 02/2019; 145:201-210., DOI:10.5004/dwt.2019.23660

The Role of Vitamins in Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Do We Know?,

Geir Bjorklund, Mostafa I Waly, Yahya Al-Farsi, Khaled Saad, Maryam Dadar, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Amira El-Houfey, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Jagoda Jóźwik-Pruska, Joanna Kałużna-Czaplińska: The Role of Vitamins in Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Do We Know?. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 03/2019; 67(3):1559-1166., DOI:10.1007/s12031-018-1237-5

Impacts of Salinity Intrusion in Community Health: A Review of Experiences on Drinking Water Sodium from Coastal Areas of Bangladesh,

Mashura Shammi, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Serene Ezra Bondad, Md. Bodrud-Doza: Impacts of Salinity Intrusion in Community Health: A Review of Experiences on Drinking Water Sodium from Coastal Areas of Bangladesh. 03/2019; 7(1)., DOI:10.3390/healthcare7010050

Insights into the Potential Role of Mercury in Alzheimer’s Disease,

Geir Bjorklund, Alexey A Tinkov, Maryam Dadar, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Anatoly Skalny, Margarita Skalnaya, Boyd Haley, Olga P Ajsuvakova, Jan Aaseth: Insights into the Potential Role of Mercury in Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 04/2019; 67(4):511-533., DOI:10.1007/s12031-019-01274-3

Effects of Multi-Dike Protection Systems on Surface Water Quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta,

Masaaki Kurasaki, Tran Van Ty, Dat Quoc Tran, Kieu Ngoc Le, Ram Avtar, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Mitsuru Osaki, Huynh Vuong Thu Minh: Effects of Multi-Dike Protection Systems on Surface Water Quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta. Water 05/2019; 11(5)., DOI:10.3390/w11051010

Insights on alpha lipoic and dihydrolipoic acids as promising scavengers of oxidative stress and possible chelators in mercury toxicology,

Geir Bjorklund, Jan Aaseth, Guido Crisponi, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Salvatore Chirumbolo: Insights on alpha lipoic and dihydrolipoic acids as promising scavengers of oxidative stress and possible chelators in mercury toxicology. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 06/2019; 195:111-119., DOI:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2019.03.019

Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Golum Kibria Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, Abul Hossain Molla, Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman, Mohammad Khabir Uddin:(2015) Impact of industrial effluent on growth and yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.) in silty clay loam soil. Journal of Environmental Sciences. 30:231-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jes.2014.10.008  

2   Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Mashura Shammi, Tanveer Ahmed, Masahiro Maruo, Masaaki Kurasaki, Khabir M Uddin: (2016) Assessment of the Status of Groundwater Arsenic at Singair Upazila, Manikganj Bangladesh; Exploring the Correlation with Other Metals and Ions. Exposure and Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12403-016-0196-8  

M. Shammi, B. Karmakar, M. M. Rahman, M. S. Islam, R. Rahman, M. K. Uddin: (2016) Assessment of Salinity Hazard of Irrigation Water Quality in Monsoon Season of Batiaghata Upazila, Khulna District, Bangladesh and adaptation strategies. Pollution 2(2),183-197.

Mashura Shammi, Mohammad Abul Kashem, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Delwar Hossain, Rashadur Rahman, M. Khabir Uddin: (2016) Health risk assessment of textile effluent reuses as irrigation water in leafy vegetable Basella alba. International journal of recycling of organic waste in agriculture http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40093-016-0122-x  

Badrun Nessa, Md.Mostafizur Rahman, Mashura Shammi, Mubarak Ahmad Khan, Khabir M Uddin: (2016) Impact of textile sludge on the growth of red amaranth (Amaranthus gangeticus). International journal of recycling of organic waste in agriculture. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40093-016-0126-6  

Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Zakir Hossain, Priangka Bhattacharya Pingki, Jussi Dayna Biswas, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md.Shakhaoat Hossain, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: (2016) Development of Low-cost indigenous filtration system for urban sullage: assessment of reusability. Future cities and Environment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40984-016-0018-y  

Sharmin Yousuf Rikta, Rahaman, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Shafi Mohammad Tareq: (2016) Lead Polluted Hotspot: Environmental Implication of Unplanned Industrial Development. Present Environment and Sustainable Development. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/pesd-2016-0005  

Md. Atikul Islam, Anwar Zahid, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Mashura Shammi, Md. Bodrud-Doza:(2016) Investigation of Groundwater Quality and Its Suitability for Drinking and Agricultural Use in the South Central Part of the Coastal Region in Bangladesh. Exposure and Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12403-016-0220-z  

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Mashura Shammi, M Anwar Hossain, Md.Tajuddin Sikder, Masaaki Kurasaki, Md. Khabir Uddin: (2016) Removal of Pollutants from Water by Using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTs) and Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs). Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13369-016-2303-3 

Mashura Shammi, Rashadur Rahman, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Moniruzzaman, Md. Bodrud-Doza, Bikash Karmakar, M. Khabir Uddin: (2016) Assessment of salinity hazard in existing water resources for irrigation and potentiality of conjunctive uses: a case report from Gopalganj District, Bangladesh. Sustainable Water Resources Management.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40899-016-0064-5  

Iftekharul Muhib, Muhammed Alamgir Zaman Chowdhury, Nushrat Jakarin Easha, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Mashura Shammi, Zeenath Fardous, Mohammad Latiful Bari, M Khabir Uddin, Masaaki Kurasaki, Md Khorshed Alam: (2016) Investigation of heavy metal contents in Cow milk samples from area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Journal of Food contamination. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40550-016-0039-1  

KFB Hossain, MT Sikder, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, MK Uddin, Masaaki Kurasaki: (2017) Investigation of Chromium Removal Efficacy from Tannery Effluent by Synthesized Chitosan from Crab Shell. Arab J Sci Eng. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13369-017-2435-0  

Mashura Shammi, Nazmul Hasan, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, MT Sikder et al. (2017). Sustainable pesticide governance in Bangladesh: socio-economic and legal status interlinking environment, occupational health and food safety. Environ Syst Decis http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10669-017-9628-7   

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Junki Ukiana, RU Lopez, MT Sikder, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki: (2017). Cytotoxic effects of cadmium and zinc co-exposure in PC12 cells and the underlying mechanism. Chemico-Biological Interactions 269:41-49 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2017.04.003  

Mashura Shammi, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, MA Islam, MB Doza, et al. (2017): Spatio-temporal assessment and trend analysis of surface water salinity in the coastal region of Bangladesh. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24(16), 14273-14290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-8976-7  

8.  Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Md. Jakariya, Md. Mostfizur Rahman, Sayaka Fujita, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017). Facile synthesis, characterization, and adsorption properties of Cd (II) from aqueous solution using β-cyclodextrin polymer impregnated in functionalized chitosan beads as a novel adsorbent. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 5(4), 3395-3404. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2017.06.007   

Sharmine Akter Simu, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Mohammed Jamal Uddin, Farah Deeba, Mohammad Abul Kashem, Krishna Prosad Mondal, Mahmuda Akter, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Subrata Banik, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017). Monitoring of heavy metal pollution and GIS derived land use changes in the major economic zone of Bangladesh. Sustainable Water Resources Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40899-017-0151-2   

Md. Atikul Islam, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Bodrud-Doza, Md. Iftakharul Muhib, Mashura Shammi, Anwar Zahid, Yeasmin Akter, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017). A study of groundwater irrigation water quality in south-central Bangladesh: a geo-statistical model approach using GIS and multivariate statistics. ACTA Geochimica, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11631-017-0201-3  

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Atikul Islam, Md. Bodrud-Doza, Md. Iftakharul Muhib, Anwar Zahid, Mashura Shammi, Shafi Mohammad Tareq, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017).Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Groundwater Quality and Human Health Risk: A Case Study in Gopalganj, Bangladesh. Exposure and Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12403-017-0253-y

Mahmuda Akter, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, A. K. M. Atique Ullah, Kaniz Fatima Binte Hossain, Subrata Banik, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017). A systematic review on silver nanoparticles-induced cytotoxicity: Physicochemical properties and perspectives. Journal of Advanced Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jare.2017.10.008

Gongxun Tan, Rachael Uson Lopez, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017). Myricetin enhances on apoptosis induced by serum deprivation in PC12 cells mediated by mitochondrial signaling pathway. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 57, 175-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.etap.2017.12.016

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Rachael A. Uson-Lopez, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, Gongxun Tan, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takeshi Saito, Masaaki Kurasaki (2017). Ameliorative effects of selenium on arsenic-induced cytotoxicity in PC12 cells via modulating autophagy/apoptosis. Chemosphere, 196, 453-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.12.149

Hung Pham, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Nguyen Cong Nguyen, Phu Le Vo, Trung Le Van, Huuhao Ngo (2017). Assessment of Surface Water Quality Using the Water Quality Index and Multivariate Statistical Techniques-A Case Study: The Upper Part of Dong Nai River Basin, Vietnam. Journal of Water Sustainability, 7(4), 225-245. http://dx.doi.org/1010.11912/jws.2017.7.4 


CONFERENCE PAPER

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Nusrat Jakarin Easha, Taslima Zamanand M Khabir Uddin. 2012 Characterization of Solid Sludge from ETP of Textile Industry; Focusing on the Sustainable Management of Sludge. Proceedings of the An ICGCSD July 14, JSTU, Jessore Bangladesh. Taslima Zaman, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Abdul Kadir Ibne Kamal, Md. Dalower Hossain Rashadur Rahman and Md. Khabir Uddin.2012. Determination of Plant Nutrients and Organic Matter Content in Textile Sludge. Proceedings of the 2nd ICETCESD March 10-12, Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Md. Khabir Uddin, Md. Mostafizur Rahman. Separation of Sludge from Textile Effluent by Modified Separation System and Determination of Pollutants Removal Efficiency of the System. Bangladesh Chemical Congress (BCC) 2010, 33rd Annual conference of Bangladesh Chemical Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


BOOK

Unconventional adsorbents for metal pollution remediation from the water environment,

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Rubaiya Akter, Mashura Shammi (2020) Unconventional adsorbents for metal pollution remediation from the water environment. “Water Pollution and Remediation Technology: Heavy Metal Pollutants”. Springer (In Press)

Desalination technologies for water security. “Water Pollution and Remediation Technology: Heavy Metal Pollutants,

Mashura Shammi, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Mohammed Mofizur Rahman (2020) Desalination technologies for water security.  “Water Pollution and Remediation Technology: Heavy Metal Pollutants”. Springer, (In Press).


Teaching

Course Code Course Title Semester/Year
Env. 5315 Global Emerging Issues and Public Health 1st Semester/MS
Env. 430 Introduction to Hazards and Disaster 4th Year
Env.415 Health, Sanitation and Environment 4th Year
Env.2214 Hydrology and Water Resources 2nd semester/2nd Year
Env.1211 Environmental Chemistry 2nd semester/1st Year

Academic Info

Institute: Hokkaido University, Japan
Period: 01/10/2015 to 25/09/2018

Awarded PhD in Environmental Science from Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

Institute: Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University
Period: 2015 to 2018

PhD

Institute: Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University
Period: 2007/08

MSc

Institute: Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University
Period: 2003/04

BSc

Experience

Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor
Period: From 30/06/2019 to current

Activity

Organization: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH)
Position: Guest Editor
Period: 28 Feb, 2021

Special Issue "Cytotoxicity: Environmental Pollutants and Human Health"

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/Cytotoxicity

This Special Issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) focuses on the current state of our knowledge about the effects of environmental pollutants on human health and its improvement. We welcome new research papers, reviews, and case reports on this issue. We also welcome papers dealing with the development of new methods to solve the issues discussed here. Reports and commentary on the current status of environmental pollution and health impacts will also be included. The following are some examples of topics covered in this Special Issue:

  • Environmental pollutants and health: heavy metals, organic chemicals (VOCs, POPs, etc), salinity
  • Mechanism of toxicity of contaminants (in vivo and in vitro)
  • Ameliorative effects of toxicity from environmental pollutants and its mechanism
  • Environmental pollutant removal (biological and chemical) restoration techniques
  • In vivo interaction of heavy metals
  • Combined contamination and biological effects
  • Effective removal method for salinity
  • Interaction between arsenic and salinity on human health
Organization: Department of Environmental Sciecnes, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Principal Investigator
Period: June 2019 to May 2020

`Role of Urban Forestry in the Mitigation of PAHs in Dhaka city`

To understand the status of PAHs in forested and non-forested area in Dhaka city and to examine the role in PAHs mitigation.

Funded by: Eco-Peace Leadership Centre, Kangwon University, Korea

Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Lecturer
Period: 2011-2014

Completed tenure

Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Assistant Professor
Period: 2015-on going

Active

Organization: Hokkaido University
Position: PhD (MEXT Scholar)
Period: 2015-2018

PhD

Contact

Md. Mostafizur Rahman, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +8801717514833
Email: rahmanmm@juniv.edu , mmrahman@ees.hokudai.ac.jp