Nafisa Islam

Assistant Professor

Research Expertise

  • Biocompatible materials
  • Biosensing
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Biomaterials

Education

2006

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

 

2011

North Carolina State University, USA

 

 

2013

North Carolina State University, USA

 

Research Interests

Biocompatible materials


Biosensing


Environmental Chemistry


Biomaterials

Selected Publications and Projects

Peer reviewed journal articles

  • N Islam, PV Gurgel, OJ Rojas, RG Carbonell ‘Use of a Branched Linker for Enhanced Biosensing Properties in IgG Detection from Mixed CHO Cell Cultures’ January 2019, Bioconjugate Chemistry, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00918
  • N Islam, F Shen, PV Gurgel OJ Rojas, RG Carbonell Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2014, 58 (15), pp380-387, ‘Dynamic and Equilibrium Performance of Peptide Ligands for Affinity Adsorption of Human IgG using Surface Plasmon Resonance’
  • N Islam, PV Gurgel, OJ Rojas, RG Carbonell of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118 (10), pp 5361–5373, ‘Effects of composition of oligo(ethylene glycol)-based mixed monolayers on peptide grafting and human Immunoglobulin detection’

Conference Proceedings/Papers Presented

  • Marfua Mowla, Ehsanur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud Prottoy, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Nirupam Aich and. Nafisa Islam, Health risk assessment of heavy metals in E-waste recycling shops in Dhaka, Bangladesh”, International Conference on Engineering Research and Practice (iCERP), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Maisha Mahpara Feroz, Sadia Siddika Dima, Nafisa Islam, Detection and Quantification of Heavy Metals in Personal Care Products”, International Conference on Engineering Research and Education School of Applied sciences & Technology, SUST, Sylhet (Winner of Best paper award)
  • Ehsanur Rahman, Marfua Mowla, Nirupam Aich, Nafisa Islam, Risk assessment study of E-waste recycling shops in Dhaka”, International Conference on Disaster Risk Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Israt Jahan Duti, Syed Hossainy, Nafisa Islam, “Mathematical Study of Thrombogenic Potentiality of an Implant Surface”, 12th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ICME 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Israt Jahan Duti, Syed Hossainy, Nafisa Islam, “Computational Study of Thrombin Generation on a Blood Contact Surface by Coagulation Process ”, 5th International Conference on Chemical Engineering, ICChE 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Masirul Afroz, Md Nayeem Hasan, KM Prottoy Shahriar, Nafisa Islam, “A Comparative Study of Extraction and Characterization of Chitosan from Local Fungal Sources and Shrimp Shells”, 5th International Conference on Chemical Engineering, ICChE 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Urmi Das, Ifat Sharmin, Nafisa Islam, “Removal of Cr (VI) Ion and Methyl Red from Wastewater Using Agricultural Waste Bioadsorbents”, 5th International Conference on Chemical Engineering, ICChE 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • MM Afroz, N Islam, “‘Extraction and characterization of chitosan from different fungal sources”, International Conference on Engineering, Research, Innovation and Education (ICERIE, 2017), SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Ifat Sharmin, Urmi Das, Nafisa Islam “Removal of Cr (VI) Ion and Dye from Wastewater using Biosorbent”, 12th Global Engineering, Science and Technology Conference, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh

PROJECTS:

  • Thrombogenic Potentiality (Computational and Biological)
  • Fungal chitosan and its applications
  • Biomaterials from agricultural waste

Honors and Awards

  • Received full research scholarship for PhD studies in North Carolina State University (August, 2008- October, 2013).
  • Graduated 3rd in a class of 60 in Chemical Engineering Department, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (2006)
  • Received Dean’s List Scholarship at BUET for two of four undergraduate academic years (2000-2001 and 2001-2002)
  • Merit Certificate for Academic Excellence, awarded by Chemical Engineering Alumni Assosciation, BUET (for securing the highest CGPA in class, 2001-2002)
  • First Prize in Java, Nationwide Programming Contest , arranged by Aptech Computer Education (for solving the highest number of programming problems in shortest time, 2002)
  • The Daily Star Award for extraordinary results in GCE A-Levels session (1999-2000)
  • APTECH Scholarship Certificate for receiving The Daily Star Certificate of Excellence and achieving outstanding results in GCE A-Levels held in sessions (1999-2000)