Dr. Md. Alam Hossain Mondal

Country of current residence

Bangladesh

Current position

Assitant professor

Current institute employer

Private university in Dhaka

Since

2018

Previous positions

1999 - 2006 Assistant Engineer, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (Study leave from October, 2003 to March, 2005)

2006 - 2012 Senior Engineer, Energy Institute, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2012 - 2013 Post-doctoral Researcher, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2013 - 2014 Energy Institute, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Ganakbari, Savar, Dhaka

2014 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

2014 - 2018 International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington D.C., USA

 

Professional memberships

Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh Bangladesh Atomic Energy Scientist Association

Profession

Technical Engineer

Specialisation

Sustainable Energy, Energy Planning/policy, Modeling, Climate change, Renewable energy technologies, Energy security

Degrees / expertise

Master of Science in Energy Systems and Management, University of Flensburg, Germany

 

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Rajshahi

Professional experience

Junior Research Fellow (PhD Student), Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany.

Senior Engineer, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh (currently study leave).

Assistant Engineer, Rural Electrification Board, Khilket, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Professional Training (National and International)

• Participation of the conference of The German Fulbright Alumni Association on “Alternative Nobelprise/Sustainability” 14-16, September 2007 in Bonn, Germany

• Asian Alumni Workshop on “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Environmental Impact” 11 – 15, November, 2006, held in Bali, Indonesia

• Participation on ADB-Sponsored 3-Day National Workshop in Dhaka on Report Writing and Financial/Economic Analysis on CDM-able Projects Including CDM Modalities, Procedures and PDD Evaluation

• National Training Workshop for Awareness Building & Motivation under the Project “Promotion of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Abatement (PREGA) Phase 2” Organized by Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB), held on 01-02 June, 2005 at LGED Bhaban, Dhaka, Bangladesh

• Five weeks field research on “Renewable Energy in Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland” organized by Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise (CASE), The Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and University of Flensburg from 15th August to 17th September, 2004 held in Thurso, Scotland

• One week workshop on “Renewable Energy in Schleswig-Holstein: Regional Experience for International Development” from 07 - 12 June, 2004 in Flensburg, Germany

• Participation of Higher Education Forum at the Global Conference “Renewable 2004” from 01 - 04 June, 2004 in Bonn, Germany

• Two weeks Workshop on “The Use of the SIMPACTs Model for Estimating Human Health and Environmental Damages from Electricity Generation” held on 12 - 23 May, 2003 at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

• Workshop on “Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development” held on 10 - 12 December 2002 at Islamic University of Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

• The Training Course for Potential Users of TRIGA Research Reactor Facility of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) held on 20 - 23 October, 2002 at AERE Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

• Ten Weeks IAEA/BAEC National Training Workshop on “Nuclear Power Project Planning” held in Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh

• Four Weeks Regional Training Course on “Use of Agency's Methodologies and Tools to Analyze Priority Environmental Issue” held on 8th May to 2nd June, 2000 in Jakarta, Indonesia

• Participation of the Conference “Engineering Management for National Development” from 05 - 07 January, 2003 held at Chittagong, organized by The Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh

• Participation of the Conference “Engineering for Millennium Development Goal” from 14 - 16 May, 2005 held at Chittagong, organized by The Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh

• One week orientation course on “Rural Electrification System of Bangladesh” held in Rural Electrification Board held on 8 - 12 March, 1999 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

2012

Mondal, Md. A.H and A.K.M. Sadrul Islam.  2012.  Impacts of CO2 emission constraints on penetration of solar PV in the bangladesh power sector.  Renewable Energy, 43   : 418-422   .
Mondal, Md. A.H, M. Denich and T. Mezher.  2012.  Deployment of renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh: Long-term policy implications in power sector.  Energy Strategy Reviews, : DOI: 10.1016/j.esr.2012.11.006   .

2011

Mondal, M A H. and A.K.M.Sadrul Islam.  2011.  Potential and viability of grid-connected solar PV system in Bangladesh.  Renewable Energy , 36   : 1869-1874   .
Mondal, M A H. and D. Klein.  2011.  Impacts of solar home systems on social development in rural Bangladesh: Energy for Sustainable Development 15(2011).  Energy for Sustainable Development, 15   : 17-20   .

2010

Mondal, A H. and M. Denich.  2010.  Hybrid Systems for Decentralized Power Generation in Bangladesh, Energy for Sustainable Development, 14; 48-55.  Energy for Sustainable Development (Elsevier), 14   : 48-55   .
Mondal, M.  2010.  Implications of renewable energy technologies in the Bangladesh power sector: Long-term planning strategies.  Doctoal thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Ecology and Development Series No, 74   Further Information
Mondal, M A H. and M. Denich.  2010.  Assessment of renewable energy resources potential for electricity generation in Bangladesh.  Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14   : 2401-2413   .
Mondal, M A H., L. M. Kamp and N. I. Pachova.  2010.  Drivers, barriers and strategies for implementation of renewable energy technologies in rural areas in Bangladesh - an innovation system analysis.  Energy Policy , 38   : 4626-4634   .
Mondal, M A H., M. Denich and P. L.G. Vlek.  2010.  The future choice of technologies and co-benefits of CO2 emission reduction in Bangladesh power sector, Energy; 35 (2010) 4901-4908.  Energy, . Further Information
Mondal, M A H., W. Boie and M. Denich.  2010.  Future demand scenarios of Bangladesh power sector, Energy Policy 38; 7416 - 7426.  Energy Policy , 38   : 7416-7426   .
Mondal, M. A. H..  2010.  Economic Viability Of Solar Home Systems: Case Study Of Bangladesh.  Renewable Energy, 35   : 1125-1129   .
Mondal, Md. A.H.  2010.  Solar Home Systems for Rural Development.  Lambert Academic Publishing. Saarbrücken, Germany.

2009

Mondal, M A H. and A.K.M. Sadrul Islam.  2009.  "Techno-economic Feasibility of Grid Connected Solar PV System in Bangladesh", Proc. 1st International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology (ICDRET'09), Dec 17-20, 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 
Mondal, M.H.A. and Chakrabarty, S..  2009.  Socio-Economic Impacts of the Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh.  Conference on 'Ideas and Innovations for the Development of Bangladesh', October 9 - 10, 2009, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

2007

Mondal, M. A. H..  2007.  Opportunities to Use Renewable Energy Technologies in Rural Bangladesh, Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh.  Multi disciplinary, 32(1)   : 1-10   .

2005

Mondal, M A H.  2005.  Technical and Socio-economical Aspects of Selected Village Based Solar Home Systems in Gazipur District, Bangladesh.  Thesis at  University of Flensburg.  Further Information
Mondal, M A H and Dieter, W K.  2005.  Attitudes Towards Wind Energy in Thurso, Scotland.  4th Annual Paper Meet and International Conference on Electrical Engineering, December 29-31, 2005, Electrical Engineering Division, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh
Mondal, M A H and Rehling, W.  2005.  Technical Performance of Solar Home System” Journal of Electrical Engineering, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, Vol. EE 32, No. I & II. 
Mondal, M A H and Rehling, W.  2005.  Financial Viability of Solar Home System.  5th International Mechanical Engineering Conference and 10th Annual Paper Meet, 30 September – 2 October, 2005, Mechanical Engineering Division, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Methods
Research countries
  • Bangladesh
Research projects
Renewable Energy and Rural Development Related Project
Working groups

Sustainable Energy, Rural Development, Poverty Alleviation, New Technology

Professional experience
Junior Research Fellow (PhD Student), Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany. Senior Engineer, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh (currently study leave). Assistant Engineer, Rural Electrification Board, Khilket, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Professional Training (National and International) • Participation of the conference of The German Fulbright Alumni Association on “Alternative Nobelprise/Sustainability” 14-16, September 2007 in Bonn, Germany • Asian Alumni Workshop on “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Environmental Impact” 11 – 15, November, 2006, held in Bali, Indonesia • Participation on ADB-Sponsored 3-Day National Workshop in Dhaka on Report Writing and Financial/Economic Analysis on CDM-able Projects Including CDM Modalities, Procedures and PDD Evaluation • National Training Workshop for Awareness Building & Motivation under the Project “Promotion of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Abatement (PREGA) Phase 2” Organized by Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB), held on 01-02 June, 2005 at LGED Bhaban, Dhaka, Bangladesh • Five weeks field research on “Renewable Energy in Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland” organized by Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise (CASE), The Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and University of Flensburg from 15th August to 17th September, 2004 held in Thurso, Scotland • One week workshop on “Renewable Energy in Schleswig-Holstein: Regional Experience for International Development” from 07 - 12 June, 2004 in Flensburg, Germany • Participation of Higher Education Forum at the Global Conference “Renewable 2004” from 01 - 04 June, 2004 in Bonn, Germany • Two weeks Workshop on “The Use of the SIMPACTs Model for Estimating Human Health and Environmental Damages from Electricity Generation” held on 12 - 23 May, 2003 at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) • Workshop on “Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development” held on 10 - 12 December 2002 at Islamic University of Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh • The Training Course for Potential Users of TRIGA Research Reactor Facility of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) held on 20 - 23 October, 2002 at AERE Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh • Ten Weeks IAEA/BAEC National Training Workshop on “Nuclear Power Project Planning” held in Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh • Four Weeks Regional Training Course on “Use of Agency's Methodologies and Tools to Analyze Priority Environmental Issue” held on 8th May to 2nd June, 2000 in Jakarta, Indonesia • Participation of the Conference “Engineering Management for National Development” from 05 - 07 January, 2003 held at Chittagong, organized by The Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh • Participation of the Conference “Engineering for Millennium Development Goal” from 14 - 16 May, 2005 held at Chittagong, organized by The Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh • One week orientation course on “Rural Electrification System of Bangladesh” held in Rural Electrification Board held on 8 - 12 March, 1999 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Degrees

Master of Science in Energy Systems and Management, University of Flensburg, Germany

 

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Rajshahi

Funding institutions

DAAD

Research affiliation

Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, University of Flensburg, Center for Development Research (ZEF), Islamic University of Technology, Gazipur, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh Power Development Board

Md. Alam Hossain Mondal

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management