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Academic Qualification

B.Sc. in Civil Engg. (Structure), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1998

M.Sc. in Civil and Geotechnical Engg, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2002

PhD (Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering), University of Tokyo, 2005

Contact

Room No. 532, Civil Engineering Building

E-mail: jahangir.buet@gmail.com (preferred), mjahangiralam@ce.buet.ac.bd

List of Publications

a) Journal Publications:

(1) Taiyab, M. A., Alam, M. J. and Abedin, M. Z. (2014). “Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction of Gravity Quay Wall and Effect of Densification in Liquefiable Sites”, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 20-33.
(2) Alam, M. J., and Sididiquee, M. S. A. (2014). “A Parametric Study of Anchored Earth Wall by Finite Element Method”, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, July 7, 2014, DOI=10.1007/s12205-014-0171-5.
(3) Alam, M. J., Hossain, M. S. and Azad, A. K. (2014). “Correlation between Dynamic Cone Resistance and Relative Density of Sand”, Journal of Civil Engineering, Institute of Engineers Bangladesh, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 63-76.
(4) Towhata, I., Alam, M. J, Honda, T. and Tamate, S. (2009) “Model Tests on Behaviour of Gravity-Type Quay Walls Subjected To Strong Shaking”, Bulletin of The New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 42, No. 1, March 2009, pp.47-56.
(5) Alam, M. J., Towhata, I., and Wassan, T.H. (2005). “Seismic behavior of a quay wall without and with a damage mitigation measure”, Published in Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics – GeoFrontiers 2005, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No.133.
(6) Karim, M. E. and Alam, M. J. (2014). “Effect of Non-Plastic Silt Content on Liquefaction Behavior of Sand-Silt Mixture”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 65, pp. 142-150.

b) Conferences (national and international conferences and seminars):

(1) Karim, M. E. and Alam, M. J. (2013). Response of Sand-Silt Mixture Under Cyclic and Undrained Monotonic Loading, Proceedings of 8th CUTSE (Curtin University Technology Science and Engineering) International Conference, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 3-4 December, 2013.
(2) Mominul, H. M., Alam, M. J., Ansary, M. A. and Karim, M. E. (2013). Dynamic Properties and Liquefaction Potential of a Sandy Soil Containing Silt, Proceedings of 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, 2-6 September 2013, pp.1539-1542.
(3) Abdullah, M., Tamim, M. M., Borman, S. K., and Alam, M. J. (2012). Determination of Shear Strength of Cohesive Soil By Rod Penetration Method, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD-2012), 2~3 March 2012, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh.
(4) Islam, M. K. and Alam, M. J. (2012). Protection of Harmful Effect of Tsunami by Retaining System at Coastal Area, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD-2012), 2~3 March 2012, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh.
(5) Taiyab, M. A., Alam, M. J. and Abedin, M. Z. (2010). Numerical Simulation of Level Ground Loose Sand Deposit Subjected to Cyclic Load, Proceedings of Bangladesh Geotechnical Conference 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 4-5 November, 2010.
(6) Yasin, S. J. M., Alam, M. J., Islam, M. S., & Siddique, A. (2009). Static load capacity of RCC piles in soft clay – a case study, Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Biblitheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt, 5-9 October, 2009, pp.1325-1328.
(7) Alam, M. J. and Towhata, I. (2009). Case Histories and Mitigation Studies on Seismic Liquefaction Induced Embankment Damage, Proceedings of Bangladesh Geotechnical Conference 2009 (BGC-2009), December 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp.283-291.
(8) Islam, M. S. and Alam, M. J. (2009). Geological Aspects of Soil Formation of Bangladesh, Proceedings of Bangladesh Geotechnical Conference 2009 (BGC-2009), December 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp.174-183.
(9) Akhtar, S., Alam, M. J. and Siddique, A. (2009). Comparison of Sample Disturbance between Standard and Traditional Shelby Tube Samples of Bangladesh, Proceedings of Bangladesh Geotechnical Conference 2009 (BGC-2009), December 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp.157-162.
(10) Alam, M. J., Yasin, S. J. M. and Rahman, M. M. (2008). Development of a Liquefaction Potential Analysis Method using DPSH for Soil Deposits of Bangladesh, Proceedings of the 6th Asian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, December 15-16, 2008, Bangalore, India, pp.268-279.
(11) Alam, M. J., Azad, A. K. and Rahman, Z. (2008). Prediction of Liquefaction Potential of Dredge Fill Sand by DCP and Dynamic Probing, CP1020, 2008 Seismic Engineering Conference Commemorating the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria Earthquake, edited by A. Santini and N. Moraci, pp. 413-418.
(12) Alam, M. J., and Towhata, I. (2008). Some Important Aspects of Physical Modelling of Liquefaction in 1-g Shaking Table, CP1020, 2008 Seismic Engineering Conference Commemorating the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria Earthquake, edited by A. Santini and N. Moraci, pp. 419-425.
(13) Alam, M. J., Siddiquee, M. S. A. and Taiyab, M. A., (2007). Effect of Stiffness of Backfill Soil and Anchor Size on the Behavior of Anchored Earth Wall Supporting Soft Backfill, Proceedings of the 13th Asian Regional Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Kolkata.
(14) Siddique, A., Safiullah, A. M. M. and Alam, M. J. (2007). Ground Improvement and Construction of Pavements in Stages in Two Soft Sections of a Major Highway in Bangladesh, Proceedings of the 13th Asian Regional Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Kolkata.
(15) Honda, T., and Alam, M. J. (2007). A Mitigation Technique against Damages of A River Dike Due To Liquefaction, Proceedings of the 13th Asian Regional Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Kolkata.
(16) Siddique, A., Ansary, M. A. and Alam, M. J. (2007) Remedial Measures for Damaged Slopes due to Landslides in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Proceedings of the 10th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Brisbane 21-24 October 2007, pp.710-715.
(17) Towhata, I., Alam, M. J, Honda, T. and Tamate, S. (2006) Model Tests on Behaviour of Gravity-Type Quay Walls Subjected To Strong Shaking, Proceedings of Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Workshop, Christchurch, New Zealand.
(18) Alam, M. J., Towhata, I., Honda, T. and Tamate, S. (2005) Effect of Location of Soil Improvement in Mitigating Seismic Liquefaction Induced Damage of Gravity Quay Wall, Proceedings of the First Bangladesh Earthquake Symposium, Dhaka, pp. 77-81.
(19) Alam, M. J., Towhata, I., and Wassan, T.H. (2005). Seismic behavior of a quay wall without and with a damage mitigation measure, Proceedings of Geo-frontiers 2005, Austin, Texas, USA. Later published in ASCE Geoetechnical Special Publication #133.
(20) Siddiquee, M. S. A. and Alam, M. J. (2005). Effect of Stiffness of Reinforcing Tendon on The Behavior of Anchored Earth Wall Supporting Soft Backfill, Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 829 – 844.
(21) Alam, M. J. and Towhata, I. (2005). Mitigation of Caisson Quay Wall by Sheet Piling in Seaside, Proceedings of 40th Annual Conference of Japanese Geotechnical Society, Hokkaido, Japan, Vol. 2, pp. 1807-1808.
(22) Alam, M. J., Towhata, I., Honda, T., Fukui, S. and Tamate, S. (2004) Mechanism of liquefaction process under embankment without and with a mitigation measure studied by dynamic centrifuge testing, Proc. South East Asian Geotechnical Conference, Bangkok, pp. 905-910.
(23) Alam, M. J., Honda, T., Towhata, I., Tamate, S., Fukui, S., Yasuda, S., and Tanaka, T. (2004). Behavior of liquefaction mitigative measures of foundation soil under earth embankment, Proc. IS-Osaka, Engineering Practice and Performance of Soft Deposits, 343-348.
(24) Alam, M. J., Fukui, S., Towhata, I., Honda, T., Tamate, S., Tanaka, T., Uchiyama, J., and Yasuda, A. (2004). Centrifuge model tests on mitigation effects of underground walls on liquefaction-induced subsidence of embankment, Proc. 11th Int. Conf on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering and the 3rd Int. Conf. Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Berkeley, Vol.2, 537-544.
(25) Alam, M. J., Towhata, I., and Sato, H. (2004). Earthquake Damage Mitigation of Existing Gravity Type Caisson Quay Wall by Sand Compaction Piles, Proceedings of 39th Annual Conference of Japanese Geotechnical Society, Niigata, Japan, Vol. 2, pp. 1943-1944.
(26) Kabir, M. H. and Alam, M. J. (2000): Use of Geonatural and Geosynthetic Technology In Bangladesh, Proceedings of the 2nd Asian Geosynthetics conference – Geosynthetics Asia 2000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, vol. 1, pp. 163-174.
(27) Kabir, M. H., Alam, M. J., Hamid, A. M. and Akhtaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2000): Foundations on Soft Soils for Khulna Medical College Buildings In Bangladesh, Proceedings of the International Conference on Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, 19-24 November 2000.
(28) Kabir, M. H., Alam, M. J., Hamid, A. M. and Akhtaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2000): Foundations for Tall Buildings in Dhaka City, Proceedings of the International Conference on Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, 19-24 November 2000.