Nazmul   Islam

Associate Professor  

Office: EENGR 3.277
Phone: (956) 665-7228
Email: nazmul.islam@utrgv.edu
Website: faculty.utrgv.edu/nazmul.islam/

Dr. Nazmul Islam

Dr. Islam’s research focuses on microfluidics and developing micro/nano systems. Dr. Islam has published extensively in micro/nano-fluidics and is active in organizing microfluidics and MEMS sessions at ASME meetings.





Selected Publications


  • Kai Yang, Nazmul Islam, and Jie Wu. "Optimization on an AC electrokinetics immunoassay lab-chip for biomedical diagnostics," Springer: Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 21:35, no. 2017 (February 2017): 11.

  • R Guduru, M Uddin, "Optimization of an Electrokinetic Orthogonal Electrode Pattern for Multifunctional System," Proc. Soc. Mech. Engr., 8, 2016: 67446.

  • Yong Zhou, Cheng Chang Pan, and Nazmul Islam. "Analysis and Evaluation of Readiness, Retention and Completion by Intensive Engineering Summer Readiness Program," IMECE16, November 2016.

  • Nazmul Islam and Rakesh Gudury. "Optimization of an Electrokinetic Orthogonal Electrode Pattern for Multifunctional System," Phoenix, AZ: Proceedings of the ASME , November 2016.

  • M Jasim Uddin, Glenn Grissom, Tarek Trad, Ahmed Touhami, Nazmul Islam, Jason Parsons, and H. Justin Moore. "Self-aligned carbon nanotubes yarns for multifunctional optoelectronic applications," Proceedings of the ASME , November 2016.

  • Yong Zhou, Cheng Chang Pan, and Nazmul Islam. "Analysis and Evaluation of Readiness, Retention and Completion by Intensive Engineering Readiness Summer Program," IMECE16, November 2016.

  • H. Justin Moore, Glenn Grissom, Tarek Trad, Nazmul Islam, Ahmed Touhami, and M Jasim Uddin. "Dye-Sensitized Carbon Nano-Yarn Based Photovoltaic Cells with Enhanced Electron-Hole Separation and Barrier Characteristics," APS meeting, 2016, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2016.

  • Nazmul Islam. "Bioparticle Detection by an Orthogonal Electrode Preconcentrator," Houston, TX: Proceedings of the ASME , November 2015.

  • Nazmul Islam. "Enhancing Engineering Learning Experience at UTB by Freshmen iHOP," Houston, TX: Proceedings of the ASME , November 2015.

  • Yong Zhou, Cheng Chang Pan, and Nazmul Islam. "Evaluation of Engineering Readiness and Retention Rate Enhanced by Intensive Summer Bridge Program," IMECE15, November 2015.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Yong Zhou. MSEIP – Enhancement and Improvement of Graduation, Retention and Success Rates for Hispanic Engineering Students, Department of Education, $654,742.00 (October 30, 2013 - October 30, 2017)

  • Nazmul Islam. Detection of Environmental Estrogen in Microfluidic Biochips to Improve Sensitivity, UTRGV Research, $18,900.00 (January 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017)

  • Nazmul Islam. Enhancement and Improvement of Graduation, Retention and Success Rates for Hispanic Engineering Students, Department of Education, $654,000.00 (October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2016)

  • Nazmul Islam. NSF-MRI: Acquisition of Micro Particle Velocimetry (micro-PIV) System for Microfluidics and Biomedical Applications, National Sciencl Foundation, $173,274.00 (September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2016)

  • Yoonsu Choi. A High Density Electrophysiological Data Analysis System for a Peripheral Nerve Interface Communicating with Individual Neurons in the Brain, Department of Defense, $192,100.00 (August 15, 2015 - August 14, 2016)

  • Nazmul Islam. On-Site Microbial Monitoring of Environmental Water by Microcantilever, UTB Dean's Award, $7,000.00 (September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015)

  • Nazmul Islam. NSF-MRI: Acquisition of a Sputtering System for Device and Material Research (SDMR) at Hispanic Gateway Institutions, National Sciencl Foundation, $215,000.00 (September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2015)

  • Nazmul Islam. Development of the Nanoscale Engineering Concentration (NEC) at the University of Texas at Brownsville, National Sciencl Foundation, $210,000.00 (October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2014)

  • Karen Martirosyan. Nanotechnology undergraduate education in Engineering, National Science Foundation, $200,000.00 (September 1, 2011 - August 30, 2013)

  • Nazmul Islam. Rana Faculty Fellowship Award, Developing the NEMS/MEMS lab for research, UTB Rana Faculty Fellowship, $8,000.00 (September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2010)



Selected Presentations


  • Nazmul Islam. "Analysis and Evaluation of Readiness, Retention and Completion by Intensive Engineering Summer Readiness Program," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Phoenix, AZ (November 2016)

  • Nazmul Islam. "Optimization of an Electrokinetic Orthogonal Electrode Pattern for Multifunctional System," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Phoenix, AZ (November 2016)

  • Nazmul Islam. "Enhancing Engineering Learning Experience at UTB by Freshmen iHOP," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Houston, TX (November 2015)

  • Nazmul Islam. "Evaluation of Engineering Readiness and Retention Rate Enhanced by Intensive Summer Bridge Program," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Houston, TX (November 2015)

  • Nazmul Islam. "“Bioparticle Detection by an Orthogonal Electrode Preconcentrator," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Houston, TX (November 2015)

  • Nazmul Islam. "“Optimization of AC Electrokinetic Mixing by Nanocomposite Monolayer,," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Montreal, Canada (November 2014)

  • Nazmul Islam. "Shorten the Math Gap for Pre-Engineering Students with Intensive Summer Bridge Program," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, Montreal, Canada (November 2014)

  • Nazmul Islam. "AC Electrothermal Micropumping for Biomedical Applications," UTB Research Symposium, CSMT Research Day, Brownsvill, TX (April 2014)

  • Nazmul Islam. "AC Electrothermal micropumping for Medical Applications," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, San Diego (November 2013)

  • Nazmul Islam. "AC Electrothermal pumping Improvement by Biocompatible Nanocomposite Surface Modification," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, San Diego (November 2013)

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ELEE 2317 B - Electrical & Electronic Sys:
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ELEE 6399 01 - Topic-Electrokine for Microsys:
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ELEE 4368 01 - Electrokin for Microsys:
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ELEE 2317 04 - Electrical & Electronic Sys:
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