Dr. Rafiq Islam
SWBR Program Leader
Dr. Mohammad A. Rahman (Moh) has joined the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources team at The Ohio State University South Centers as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate.
Prior to coming to OSU, Dr. Moh was a Research Associate conducting research and teaching undergraduate chemistry at New York state’s Clarkson University. He is an expert of sophisticated analytical chemistry instruments such as GC, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS, ICP-AES, ICP-MS, TOC/TON analyzer, FTIR, etc.
He has an extensive background in analytical chemistry, especially for soil, water, air, plant, food, and environmental sample analysis, monitoring, and remediation technology development, and diver equipment operations.
He has been involved in work with several EPA-funded research projects for PFAS analysis in fish samples from Great Lakes, remediation of carcinogenic compounds from cigarette smoke to analyze the reactive oxygenated substances (ROS), toxic metals, and short chain aldehydes from mainstream cigarette smoke. He also worked with the development of a remediation technology for carbon monoxide off gassing from wood pellets.
Moh earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry from Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was awarded the Japanese Government’s prestigious ‘Monbukagakusho’ fellowship to pursue for his PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry from Mie University in Japan. He was one of the faculty members actively involved in teaching and research in the Department of Chemistry at Dhaka University in Bangladesh.
So far, he has published more than 67 peer-reviewed articles in national and international high-impact journals with two patent licensing in hand.