Dr. Khondkar Siddique-e-Rabbani

Professor
rabbani@du.ac.bd

Education:

Ph.D. in Electronics (Microelectronics): 1978, University of Southampton, UK
M.Sc. in Physics, 1972, Islamabad University, Pakistan
B.Sc. Hons. in Physics, 1970, Dhaka University, Bangladesh

Research Area:

Current Research (in leadership position):
1. Biomedical Physics & Engineering (Neurophysiological measurements, Electrical Impedance Measurement, Appropriate Biomedical equipment for the Third World )
2. Solar Energy (Drinking water sterilisation, water heating)
3. Instrumentation (medical, educational, industrial)

List of Publications:

PUBLICATIONS IN CITED JOURNALS
Area-wise list:

A. BIO-MEDICAL PHYSICS/ ENGINEERING

A01 Rabbani K S , Islam M S and Begum A, Direct measurement of induced currents in bone in vitro, Dhaka University Studies, B.XXX(2),191(1982).

A02 Islam M S, Rabbani K S and Begum A, Resonance in bone due to electromagnetic fields. Dhaka University Studies,B, XXX(2),71(1982).

A03 Rabbani K S, Design of an electromagnetic bone-healing stimulator, Dhaka University Studies, B, XXXIII,(1),89(1985)

A04 Ahmed A N N, Islam K M N, Islam M S,Rabbani K S and Rahman M F, Effect of short term application of pulsing electromagnetic field (PEMF) on organs of rats, Bangladesh Journal of Pathology, 1,(1986).

A05 Ahmed A N N, Islam K M N, Rahman M F, Islam M S and Rabbani K S, Effect of electrical stimulation on the early phase of healing in induced fracture in rat tibiae, Bangladesh Medical Research Council Bulletin, XIII,No.2,69-79(1987).

A06 Rabbani K S, Stevens J C, Wilson A J, and Cochrane T, Development of a microcomputerised electrophysiology system with signal averaging capability, J. of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, 13,209(1989).

A07 Muhsin A U M, Islam K M N, Ahmed A N N, Ahmed S, Hussain M, Sobhan A, Rahman S M, Islam M S and Rabbani K S, Experimental induction of nonunion in fractured rat tibiae: evaluation of different techniques, Bangladesh Journal of Pathology, 1,40(1986).

A08 Muhsin A U M, Islam K M N, Ahmed A N N, Ahmed S, Islam M S, Rabbani K S, Rahman S M, Ahmed S, and Hussain M, Effect of pulsed electromagnetic field on healing of experimental nonunion in rat tibiae, Bangladesh Med. Res. Counc. Bull.,XVII,1-10(1991).

A09 Rabbani K S and Kabir H, Studies on the effect of the third dimension on a two dimensional Electrical Impedance Tomography system, Clin Phy & Physiol Meas (UK), 12,393-402(1991).

A10 Islam M S, Rabbani K S, Chakraborty K C, Huda A K M S, Ahmed F, Rahin A, Zaman S, and Ahsan A, Vibrational resonance technique for non-invasive determination of bone quality in vivo, J. of Bangladesh Acad. of Sciences, 16,199-205(1992).

A11 K S Rabbani, S Huque, ABMH Kabir, AFM Salim and N Bano, Application of a new Electrical Impedance Tomography system in studying gastric emptying rates of severely malnourished children under diarrhoeal and non-diarrhoeal conditions, Bangladesh Journal of Nutrition, Vol 8., Nos.1&2, p.45-50, 1995.

A12 Rabbani K S, Hassan M, Hossain F, Kiber A, Kabir A B M H, Ahmed M and Nahar S, Electrical Impedance imaging of the human body, Research Publications of the Bose Centre for Advanced Study and Research in Natural Sciences, University of Dhaka,p.74-91, 1995

A13 Rabbani K S, Hassan M, Kiber A, 3D object localisation using EIT measurement at two levels, Physiological Measurement (UK), vol.17, p.189-199, 1996

A14 Rabbani K S, Sarker M, Akond M H R and Akter T, Focused Impedance measurement (FIM) - A new technique with improved zone localisation, p.408 to 420 in “Electrical Bioimpedance methods�?, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 873, 1999.

A15 Syed A Sattar, Islam M S, Rabbani K S, Talukder M S, Pulsed Electromagnetic fields for the treatment of Bone fractures, Bangladesh Med. Res. Counc. Bull., Vol. 25, p. 6-10, 1999.

A16 Baig T N and Rabbani K S, Synthesis of evoked compound nerve action potentials through development of a mathematical model for single fibre action potential, Bangladesh Journal of Science & Technology, Vol.1, p.199-207, 1999.

A17 Baig T N and Rabbani K S, Synthesis of evoked compound muscle action potentials through development of a mathematical model and comparison with real observations, Bangladesh Journal of Science & Technology, Vol.2, p.217-224, 2000.

A18 Afroj K, Alam N, Rahman M and Rabbani K S, Pigeon hole imaging (PHI) – an electrical admittance backprojection technique, Journal of Bangladesh Medical Physics Association, ISSN 1727-6179, Vol.3, p.7-13, Jan 2004

A19 Akter, Nasreen and Rabbani, K S, Interfacing arrangement and software development for acquisition and analysis of respiratory data, BRAC University Journal, Dhaka, p.99-107, vol.1, 2004.

A20 Sikder M K U and Rabbani K S, Simulation of evoked muscle potentials using a simplified model, Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 54, p. 105-108, 2006

A21 Sikder M K U and Rabbani K S, �?�V–t analysis of evoked muscle potentials for diagnosis of neural disorders, Dhaka University J. of Science, Vol.55(1):111-114, 2007

A22 Zaid Bin Mahbub and K S Rabbani, Analysis of Evoked Neuromuscular Action Potentials for Objective Test of Neurological Disorders, Journal of Biological Physics (Springer), vol 33, p. 99-108, 2007.

A23 K. S. Rabbani, M J Alam and M A Salam, Frequency Distribution of F-Latencies (DFL) has physiological significance and gives Distribution of Conduction Velocity (DCV) of motor nerve fibres improving diagnosis, Journal of Biological Physics (Springer), vol 33, p. 291-303, 2007.

A24 K S Rabbani and M A S Karal, A new four-electrode Focused Impedance Measurement (FIM) system for physiological study, Annals of Biomedical Engg (Springer, US), vol 36, no.6, p.1072-1077, 2008

A25 K S Rabbani and M A S Karal, Variation in sensitivity within the focused zone of the new four-electrode Focused Impedance Measurement (FIM) system, Dhaka University J. of Science, vol 56(1), p. 1-6, 2008




B. MICROELECTRONICS

B01.Rabbani K S and Lamb D R, On the analysis of pulsed MOS capacitance measurement, Solid St. Electron. (UK), 21,1171(1978).

B02.Rabbani K S, Pennock J l and Lamb D R, Improved analysis of pulsed C-t measurements on silicon MOS capacitors, Solid St. Electron.(UK), 21,1577(1978).

B03.Rabbani K S and Lamb D R, A quick method for the determination of bulk generation lifetime in semiconductors from pulsed MOS capacitance measurements, Solid St.Electron.(UK), 24,661(1981).

B04.Rabbani K S and Lamb D R, Direct correlation of lifetimes obtained from pulsed MOS capacitance and Gated diode measurements, Solid St.Electron.(UK), 26,161(1983).

B05.Rabbani K S and Lamb D R, Anomalous behaviours in the pulsed MOS capacitance and Gated diode measurements due to localized defects, Solid St.Electron.(UK), 26,366(1983).

B06.Rabbani K S, Investigations on electric field enhancement of generation in semiconductors, Solid St.Electron.(UK), 30,607(1987).


C. SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY

C01 Khan K A, Khan A J and Rabbani K S, Design and performance studies of a linear Fresnel reflecting solar concentrator-receiver system, Bangladesh J Sci Res, 16(2): 143-146, 1998

C02 Khan K A, Khan A J and Rabbani K S, Solar thermal steam production and distillation device by Fresnel reflecting concentrator-receiver system, Bangladesh J Sci Res, 16(2): 221-228, 1998


FULL PAPER IN PROCEEDINGS OF CONFERENCES/ TECHNICAL REPORTS:

AP. BIO-MEDICAL PHYSICS/ ENGINEERING

AP01 Rabbani K S ,Islam M S and Khanam S, Studies on the piezoelectric effects in bone with alternating applied stresses., Proceedings, International Symposium on the Role of Physics for Development, Dhaka, p.72 (1982).

AP02 Rabbani K S ,Islam M S, Mollah R I and Syed A S, Investigations on the electrical conduction properties of collagen obtained from animal tendons, Proceedings, International Symposium on the Role of Physics for Development, Dhaka, p.68 (1982).

AP03.Rabbani K S, Averaging of weak bio-electrical signals using a BBC computer, Proceedings of the Regional conference on microcomputers in Physics instruction and research, University of Philippines, August (1986).

AP04 A K M Shamsuddin, K S Rabbani, T. Togawa, Optimisation of electrode configuration for gastric emptying study using 4-point impedance technique and comparison with Electrical Impedance Tomography, Technical report of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE, Japan), MBE93-65 (1993-09), p.41-48 (1993)

AP05.Rabbani K S, Hassan M, Kabir A B M H, Ahmed M and Nahar S, Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) in the frontal plane using ring electrode configuration, Proceedings, Regional Conference of IEEE-EMBS and 14th BMES-India, Delhi,p.1.43-1.44, 1995

AP06.Rabbani K S, Islam S and Alam S, A novel gas flow sensor based on sound generated by turbulence, Proceedings, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Technology Conference, Ottawa, Canada, May 19-21, 1997.

AP07.Rabbani K S, Sarker M, Akond M H R and Akter T, Focused Impedance measurement (FIM) - a new technique with improved zone localisation, Invited Lecture, X International conference on Electrical Bioimpedance, Barcelona, Spain, 5-9 April, 1998. proceedings, p.31-34, 1998.

AP08.Rabbani K S, Research & Development on Electrical Bioimpedance in Bangladesh, Invited Lecture, X International conference on Electrical Bioimpedance, Barcelona, Spain, 5 - 9 April, 1998. Proceedings, p.26-30, 1998.

AP09.Rabbani K S, Research & Development on Electrical Bioimpedance in Bangladesh, Invited Lecture, X International conference on Electrical Bioimpedance, Barcelona, Spain, 5 - 9 April, 1998. Proceedings, p.26-30, 1998.

CP. SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY

CP01.Siddiq A K M and Rabbani K S ,Solar energy research in Bangladesh, Proceedings of ENERGEX-82, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, p.1165(1982).

CP02.Siddiq A K M and Rabbani K S and Hussain A T M A, Design and construction of an improved solar flat bed collector, Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Role of Physics for Development, Dhaka, p.123(1982).

CP03.Hussain M, Rabbani K S and Khan M F A, Performance study of a corrugated iron sheet solar water heater, ibid, p.118(1982).

CP04.Hussain M, Rabbani K S, Rahman M S, Rahman M and Jalaluddin M. A survey of wind energy potential in Bangladesh, ibid, p.114(1982).

CP05.Hussain M, Rabbani K S et al, Solar and Wind energy potential for Bangladesh, Report, Center for Policy Research, University of Dhaka, (1982).

CP06.Rabbani K S and Islam K S, Design and fabrication of a solar radiation pyranometer and a digital electronic integrator, Proceedings of the International Conference on Physics and Energy for Development, Dhaka p.217(1985).

CP07.Rabbani K S, Elimination of diarrhoeal pathogens from drinking water using low cost solar devices, ibid, p.317(1985).

CP08.Rabbani K S, Rahman M M and Khan T I, Solar water heater for domestic use, Report, Renewable Energy Research Centre, University of Dhaka, p.23(1986).

CP09.Rabbani K S, Provision of drinking water in third world villages - Alternative techniques using renewable energy sources., Proceedings, Second World Renewable Energy Congress, Reading, UK, p.774-778, (13 - 18 September, 1992)

CP10.Rabbani K S, Low cost solar thermal devices to provide arsenic and germ free drinking water for rural areas, Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energy for Rural Development, BUET, Dhaka, p. 285-291 (19-21 January, 2002)