Independent University, Bangladesh
Dr. Rifat Ara Rouf
Dr. Rifat Ara Rouf
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Sciences,
School of Engineering, Technology and Sciences
Room No: BC 6004-B
Email Address: rifatara@iub.edu.bd
Phone Number: 2287
Website: http://directory.iub.edu.bd/staffs/116

    Research Profile








Legends:
Patent,
Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,
Others

R.A. Rouf , N. Jahan, K.C.A. Alam, A.A. Sultan, B.B. Saha, S.C. Saha

, "Improved Cooling Capacity of a Solar Heat Driven Adsorption Chiller", Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Elsevier Publishers , 2020, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, Bidyut Baran Saha, K.M Ariful kabir

, " Utilizing Accessible Heat Enhancing Cooling Effect with Three Bed Solar Adsorption Chiller", Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis , 2019, (Link)

K. M. Ariful Kabir, Rifat A. Rouf,  , "Improvement of COP with Heat Recovery Scheme for Solar Adsorption Cooling System", International Journal of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, World Scientific , 2018, (Link)

Fardousi Ara Begum, M. Z. I. Khan, Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam

, "Effect of Flow Rate on Performance of Solar Adsorption Chiller Keeping Fixed Evaporator Outlet Temperature", Journal of Applied Mechanical Engineering, LONGDOM , 2018, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam and Amal K. Halder

, "Study for the Optimum Uptake Capacity of Silica Gel Used in a Solar Adsorption Chiller", AIP Conference Proceedings, American Institute of Physics , 2018, (Link)

Rifat A. Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan, Bidyut Baran Saha and Ibrahim I. El-Sharkawy 

, "Performance Analysis of Solar Adsorption Cooling System - Effect of Position of Heat Storage Tank", Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM), , 2016, (Link)

Rifat A. Rouf, M. A. Hakim Khan, Bidyut Baran Saha, K.M Ariful kabir

, " Energy Management and Heat Storage for Solar Adsorption Cooling", EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, , 2016, (Link)

K. M. Ariful Kabir, K.C. Amanul Alam, M. M. A. Sarker, Rifat Ara Rouf, Bidyut Baran Saha

, " The effect of Heat Recovery on the Performance of Solar Adsorption Cooling System", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2016, , 2016,

Rifat Ara Rouf, K.C. Amanul Alam, Bidyut Baran Saha, K.M Ariful Kabir

, "Three Bed Solar Adsorption Cooling with Silica Gel-Water Pair for Enhancing Cooling Power", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, , 2016,

K. M. Ariful Kabir, K. C. Amanul Alam, Rifat Ara Rouf, M. M. A. Sarker

, "The effect of mass recovery adsorption cooling cycle to optimize the collector number and time allocation", AIP Conference Proceedings , American Institute of Physics , 2016, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Analytical Investigation for Design of a Solar Heat Driven Adsorption Chiller", 19th International Mathematics Conference, , 2015,

K. C. Amanul Alam, Rifat Ara Rouf, Bidyut Baran Saha, M. Abdul Hakim Khan & Francis Meunier 

, "Autonomous Adsorption Cooling – Driven by Heat Storage Collected from Solar Heat", Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis , 2015, (Link)

K.M Ariful kabir, K.C. Amanul Alam, M. M. A. Sarker, R. A. Rouf, B. B. Saha

, "Effect of mass recovery on the performance of solar adsorption cooling system", Energy Procedia, Elsevier Publishers , 2015, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Solar Adsorption Cooling and Hot Water Supply for Climatic Condition of Dhaka", Procedia Engineering, Elsevier Publishers , 2015, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan, Bidyut Baran Saha, F. Meunier, M. Abdul Alim, K. M. Ariful Kabir

, "Advancement of solar adsorption cooling by means of heat storage", Procedia Engineering, Elsevier Publishers , 2014, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Effect of Operating Conditions on the Performance of Adsorption Solar Cooling run by Solar Collectors", Procedia Engineering, Elsevier Publishers , 2013, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul alam, M. A. Hakim Khan, Bidyut Baran saha, F. Meunier, M. Abdul Alim & K. M. Ariful Kabir

, "Solar Adsorption Cooling: A Case Study on the Climatic Condition of Dhaka", Journal of Computers, Academy Publisher , 2013, (Link)

K. C. Amanul Alam, Rifat Ara Rouf, Bidyut Baran Saha, M. A. Hakim Khan, Francis Meunier

, "Adsorption Solar Cooling – Driven by Heat Storage Collected from CPC panel", International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Renewable Energy Systems 2013 (IMPRES2013), , 2013, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan, K. M. Ariful Kabir

, "Significance of heat storage in the performance of solar adsorption cooling system", 18th International Mathematics Conference 2013, , 2013,

Shipra Banik, Farah Habib Chanchary, Rifat Ara Rouf, A. F. M. Khodadad Khan

, "Modeling Chaotic Behavior of Dhaka Stock Market Index Values using the Neuro-fuzzy Model", Recent Patents on Computer Science, Bentham Science , 2012, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, M. S. Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Approximation Approach to Multiple Singularity of Flow Through a Porous Pipe with Decelerating Wall", Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology , 2012, (Link)

M. Sarwar Alam, Rifat Ara Rouf

, "Approximate Method to Singularity Behavior of Nonlinear Problems in Fluid Dynamics", ARPN Journal of Science and technology, , 2011, (Link)

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan, Tasnuva Ashrafee

, "Prospect of solar cooling based on the climatic condition of Dhaka", 9th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering 2011 (ICME 2011), , 2011,

Rifat Ara Rouf, K. C. Amanul Alam, M. A. Hakim Khan, Tasnuva Ashrafee and A. F. M. Khodadad Khan

, "Mathematical Analysis of Adsorption Solar Cooling in the perspective of Dhaka Climatic Conditions", 17th Mathematics Conference 2011, , 2011,

K. C. Amanul Alam, Rifat Ara Rouf and M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Solar Adsorption Cooling based on solar data of Dhaka: Part I- Effect of Collector size", 16th Mathematics Conference, , 2009,

Shipra Banik. Mohammed Anwer, A. F. M. Khodadad Khan, Rifat Ara Rouf, Farah Habib Chanchary

, "Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm Approaches for Forecasting Bangladeshi Monsoon Rainfall", International Technology Management Review, ATLANTIS PRESS , 2009, (Link)

K. C. Amanul Alam, Rifat Ara Rouf and M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Solar Adsorption Cooling based on solar data of Dhaka: Part II- Effect of Cycle Time", 16th Mathematics Conference, , 2009,

Rifat Ara Rouf and M. Sarwar Alam

, "Dominating Singularity Behavior of the Laminar Unsteady Flow of a viscous fluid away from a plane Stagnation point", 16th Mathematics Conference, , 2009,

M. Sarwar Alam and Rifat Ara Rouf 

, "HODA to determine the presence of singularity in non-linearity", Bose Conference on Contemporary Physics, , 2008,

Rifat Ara Rouf and M. A. Hakim Khan

, "Numerical Study of Dominating Singularity Behavior of Series", 15th Mathematics conference, , 2007,
  1. Project Title: Prospect of implementation of solar heat driven adsorption cooling system for the climatic condition of Bangladesh
    Project Manager: Rifat Ara Rouf
  1. MAT101 : Intermediate University Mathematics II
  1. MAT102 : Introduction to Linear Algebra and Calculus
  1. MAT102 : Introduction to Linear Algebra and Calculus
  1. MAT104 : Calculus and Analytical Geometry
  1. MAT111 : Mathematics I
  1. MAT125 : Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  1. MAT203/222 : Linear Algebra- Vectors and Matrices
  1. MAT230/301 : Ordinary Differential Equations with Application- 230/301
  1. MAT303 : Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  1. MAT325 : Multivariable and Vector Calculus
  1. MAT450 : Computational Methods II

1.           Served as a lecturer in Mathematics at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, from August 1997 to September 1999.

2.           Served as a lecturer at Independent University, Bangladesh, from September 1999 to January 2008.

3.           Served as a Senior lecturer at Independent University, Bangladesh, from January 2008 till March 2016.

4.           Currently serving as an Assistant Professor since March 2016 till today.

5.           Performed as a secretary of ‘IUB Inter College Math and Science Olympiad, 2011’.

6.         Performed as a member secretary of the Final Event of ‘5th National Undergraduate  Mathematics Olympiad, 2013’.

7.           Worked as a member of 7th Physics Olympiad- Dhaka Event 2016 held on 17 December 2016.

8.           Performed as a member secretary of the ‘10th National Undergraduate  Mathematics Olympiad (Dhaka North), 2018’.



 

  • 1st class 1st position in MSc. (Applied Mathematics, Thesis Group)
  • Life member, Bangladesh Mathematical Society
  • Life member, Association of Bangladeshi Women in Mathematics
  • Member, Ex-Shaheen Association Dhaka

 

  • Reviewer:

 

  •  Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering (published by Springer)
  •  International Journal of Refrigeration (published by Elsevier)
  •   Solar Energy (published by Elsevier)
  •  Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects (published by Taylor and Francis)
  •  Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications (published by LONGDOM)
  •  Ever Green a joint journal of Green Asia Strategy

  • Ph. D. in Mathematics, 2014
    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • M. Phill. in Mathematics, 2007
    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • MSc. in Applied Mathematics, 1992
    University of Dhaka
  • BSc. in Mathematics, 1991
    University of Dhaka
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate , 1988
    Begum Badrunnesa Government Girl’s College
  • Secondary School Certificate, 1986
    B. A. F. Shaheen School and College