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Ashfaque Chowdhury

Lecturer, School of Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering and Technology
Centre for Intelligent Systems
Gladstone Marina
Building 608 - Room G.21
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General
Awards

- Excellence in Research Awards, Central Queensland University Postgraduate Research Students Committee, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton
- Strategic Research Scholarship, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.
- Postgraduate Research International Scholarship, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.
- Centre for Sustainable Resource Processing (CSRP) Top up scholarship, Australian Resources Research Centre, Kensington, WA.
- Centre for Sustainable Resource Processing (CSRP) Conference Travel Award, Australian Resources Research Centre, Kensington, WA.
- Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO) Flagship Top-up Scholarship.
- Research Higher Degree Student Travel Award, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton
- Student Scholarship, SimBuild 2006, The Second Conference of the U.S. Affiliate of the International Building Performance Simulation Association held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA.
- Faculty Research Scholarship, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton
- CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM) Top up scholarship .
- Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship.
- Undergraduate Scholarship, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh.
- Recipient of first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Professional Experience

In the beginning of his career, he worked as a Mechanical Engineer in a Steel Re-rolling Mills in Bangladesh. Then he moved to academia and worked as a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering at Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh.

Professional Memberships

  • Engineers Australia.
  • The International Association of Engineers (IAENG).
  • The Australasian Association for Engineering Education.
  • The International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), Australasia.
  • The Institution of Engineers (IEB), Bangladesh.
  • Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers (BSME)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Responsibilities

- Member, Elsevier Advisory Panel 

- Reviewer, Applied Energy - Journal - Elsevier 

- Reviewer, Applied Thermal Engineering - Journal - Elsevier

- Reviewer, Energy Efficiency - Journal - Springer

- Reviewer, Energy, Ecology and Environment - Journal - Springer

- Reviewer, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC),School of Engineering. Taylor’s University

- Reviewer, Higher Education Research and Development – An International Journal (Special Edition on Work Integrated Learning), Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group [ISSN 1175-2882].

- Reviewer, Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education (Special Edition on Work Integrated Learning) [ISSN 1175-2882].

- Reviewer, International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology [ISSN: 1814-0556] 

- Reviewer, WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics (Special Issue on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Fluid Mechanics) [ISSN: 1790-5087]. 

- Reviewer, ACEN-WACE Asia Pacific Conference 2008, Sydney Australia, 30 September - 3 October, 2008. 

- Reviewer, The 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Gold coast, Australia, December 3-7, 2007. 

- Reviewer, The Fourth IASTED Asian Conference on Power and Energy Systems (AsiaPES 2008), Langkawi, Malaysia, April 2 - 4, 2008. 

- Reviewer , Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2009, Adelaide

- Reviewer , Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2013, Perth

- Member, International Program Committee, The 5th WSEAS International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer (HMT'08), Acapulco, Mexico, January 25-27, 2008. 

- Member, International Scientific Committee, The 6th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment (HTE'08), Rodos, Greece, August 20-22, 2008. 

- Member, International Scientific Committee, The 6th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics (FMA'08), Rodos, Greece, August 20-22, 2008. 

- Reviewer, Research Project Proposals (RPP), Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program

- Committee Member, Engineers Australia – Gladstone Regional Group (2014)

- Regional Member, Centre for Engineering Leadership and Management – Qld Division (2012-2013)

- Regional Member, Young Engineers Australia – Qld Division (2012-2013)

- Secretary, Engineers Australia – Rockhampton Regional Group (2010).

- Committee Member, Engineers Australia – Rockhampton Group (2008 – 2009).

- Student Member, Research Higher Degree Committee, CQUniversity (2009 - to date).

- Student Member, Postgraduate Research Advisory Panel (PRAP), CQUniversity (2007-2008). 

- Postgraduate Research Student Representative, Research Committee of the Academic Board (ReCAB), CQUniversity (2006 – 2007).  

- Peer Support – Early Career Academic Program 2008, Division of Teaching and Learning, CQUniversity (2008).

- Member, Postgraduate Research Student Committee, CQUniversity (2005 – 2006).

Editor

- Associate Editor, International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability [ISSN 1832-2077]
- Advisory Board Member, Bioinfo Renewable & Sustainable Energy Journal [ISSN 2249-1708]
- Editorial Board Member, Book Entitled Developments in Engineering Education Standards: Advanced Curriculum Innovation. published by IGI Global.
- Co-editor, CREC 2009 – Central Region Engineering Conference Proceedings, CQUniversity, Rockhampton, Australia.
- Co-editor, GECon2008 - Graduating Engineering Conference Proceedings, CQUniversity, Rockhampton, Australia.

Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • Mechanical Engineering

Current Capacity
I am currently unavailable to supervise more research candidates
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Research Interests
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering - Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
Thermofluid Engineering, Low energy Cooling Technologies, Building Energy Performance, Thermal Comfort, Biofuel, Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Engineering Education, Manufacturing Technologies

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