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Dr G.M. Jahangir Alam

01769995068
jahangiralam@bsmraau.edu.bd
Head of Department

Faculty of Aviation Engineering and Technology

Bio Data

Group Captain Dr G.M. Jahangir Alam, psc, Ph.D was commissioned in Engineering Branch (M Stream) of Bangladesh Air Force on 14 July 1993 (with ante-date seniority). He attended a number of courses at home and abroad like Aerospace Technology Course, Aeronautical Engineering Course (Mechanical), Flighty Safety Officers’ Course, Junior Command & Staff Course, Air Staff Course, AutoCAD Course, Composite Material Course, Advanced Professional Knowledge Course (Aeronautical Engineering), Conventional Munitions Maintenance Officer Course, Jet Engine Mishap Investigation Course etc from home and abroad. He graduated as Mechanical Engineer from BUET in the year 1995. He also graduated from DSCSC, Mirpur in 2005. He completed M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from BUET in the year 2007 and carried out research on “Aerodynamic Characteristics of Biplane”. He also completed Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from BUET in the year 2013 and carried out research on “Investigation of the Effect of NACA 4416 Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage on the Performance of an Unmanned Air Vehicle”. He is supervising a no of thesis of uder-graduate and post-graduate students of BUET and MIST in the field of Heat Transfer and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). He has many publications in national and international journals & conferences. He served twice for UN Mission at MONUC, Congo and MINUSCA, CAR respectively. He held various important appointments during his service career as Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Bell-206 Flight; OIC PT-6 Flight; OIC T-37 Flight; OIC AN-32 Flight; OIC MT Squadron; Air Field Technical Officer at Congo; Deputy Chief Mission Support Center (DCMSC) at CAR; Instructor BAF Academy; Instructor Officers’ Training School; Instructor Flight Safety Institute; Assistant Director Engineering; Professor Mechanical Engineering Department, Military Institute of Science & Technology (MIST); Head Nuclear Science & Engineering Department, MIST; Deputy Provost, Osmany Hall, MIST; OIC Aircraft Engineering Squadron of different bases; OIC Control Squadron of different bases; Officer Commanding 210 Maintenance Unit; Deputy Director Engineering; Senior Staff Officer of Engineering Directorate; Principal Shaheen College, Officer Commanding, Maintenance Wing, BAF Base Birsreshto Matiur Rahman etc. He is presently serving as Head, Aerospace and Space System Engineering Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation and Aerospace University (BSMRAAU), Dhaka.

Education Highlights:

PhD in Mech Engg, BUET, 2013
MSc in Mech Engg, BUET, 2007
MSc in Defence Studies, National University, 2005
BSc Engg, BUET, 1995

Career Hightlights:

Aerospace Technology Course from OTS, BAF (1995 to 1996)
Flight Safety Officers’ Course from FSI, BAF. 2000 (03 months)
Diploma on Aeronautical Engineering (Mech) Course from AFTC, India. 2001 (01 year)
Junior Command and Staff Course from CSTI, BAF. 2002 (03 months)
Air Staff Course from DSCSC. 2004 to 2005 (01 year)
Mechanical Drawing for Professionals using AutoCAD Course from BUET. 2005 (04 days)
Thermal Behaviour of Composite Materials Course from BUET . 2006 (02 days)
Advanced Professional Knowledge Course (Aeronautical Engg) from AFTC, India. 2008 (01 month)
Convent Munitions Maint Offr and Jet Eng Mishap Inv Course from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, USA. 2010 (02 months)
Trg on T-56 Eng of C-130 ac from ST Aero-space, Singapore. 2012 (02 months)
Squadron Commanders’ Course from CSTI, BAF. 2013 (03 weeks)
Team Leader, BAF Oversee Team, MADG, Cambridge, UK. 2019 to 2020 (06 months)

Teaching:

Bangladesh Air Force Academy, Flight Lieutenant, Instr (equivalent to Lecturer / Asst Professor) , 1999 to 2000 (01 year)
Officers’ Training School, BAF Squadron Leader, Instr (equivalent to Asst Professor / Assoc Professor), 2002 to 2004 (02 years)
MIST, Squadron Leader, GSO-2 (Trg) + Instr Cl-B at ME Dept (equivalent to Asst Professor / Assoc Professor), 2005 to 2008 (03 years)
Air Headquarter + Flight Safety Institute, BAF, Squadron Leader, AD Engg (ac) + Taking Classes at FSI (equivalent to Asst Professor / Assoc Professor), 2010 to 2012 (03 years)
MIST, Wing Commander, Instr Cl-A at ME Dept + Head NSE Dept + Deputy Provost of Osmani Hall (equivalent to Assoc Professor / Professor), 2012 to 2015 (03 years)
BAF Base MTR Wing Commander, OIC AES, Con Sqn & OC 210 MU + Taking Classes at BAFA and OTS, 2016 to 2017 (01 year)
BAF Base BSR Wing Commander, OIC AES & Con Sqn + Taking Classes at FSI, 2017 to 2018 (01 year)
Air Headquarter, Wing Commander, DD Engg (Grd) Group Captain, SSO, Dte Engg + Taking Classes at FSI, 2018 to 2019 (01 yr 03 mon)
Principal Shaheen College, BAF PKP, Principal (equivalent to Professor), 2020 (03 months)
BAF Base MTR Officer Commanding, Maintenance Wing, 2020 to 2022 (01 year 09 months)
BSMRAAU Head, Aerospace and Space System Engg Dept, 10 Apr 2022 to till date

Publication:

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

1.   CNG – A Fuel of the Century for Automobiles, MIST Journal, Issue 01, January 2006, Page No: 61 to 65

2.   Aerodynamic Characteristics of Biplane Configurations using NACA 0024 Profile, ICME2007-ABS-440, Page No: 1 to 6, Dec 2007, ME Dept, BUET

3.   Solid Waste Management of Dhaka City, MIST Magazine, Galaxy 2007, Page No: 74 to 81
4.   River Linking Project of India – A Havoc for Bangladesh, Fusion01/2007, ME Dept Magazine, MIST, Page No: 4 to 7
5.   Environmental Pollution of Bangladesh - It’s Effect and Control, ICME09-RT-19, Page No: 1 to 6, Dec 2009, ME Dept, BUET
6.   Improved Aerodynamic Characteristics Utilizing Biplane Configurations than Monoplane Configuration using NACA 0024 Profile, MED-47, 13th  Annual Paper Meet, IEB, 25 Sep 10, Page No: 38 to 43
7.   Revolution in Military Affairs : Bangladesh Armed Forces Perspective, AFD Journal-2010, Page No: 86 to 93
8.   Interference Effect and Flow Pattern of Four Biplane Configurations Using NACA 0024 Profile, ICME11-FL-010, Page No:1 to 7, Dec 2011, ME Dept, BUET
9.   Stealth Technology and It’s Implication for Bangladesh Armed Forces, AFD Journal-2011, Page No: 97 to 102
10.  Improved Aerodynamic Characteristics of Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage than that of the Conventional Cylindrical Shaped Fuselage, ISSN 2229-5518, IJSER, Volume-4, Issue-1, January 2013
11.   Development of Design of Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage and CFD Investigation of It’s Aerodynamic Characteristics, ISSN: 2224-2007, MIST Journal of Science and Technology, Page No: 43 to 50, Volume 2, Number 1, February 2013
12.   Fabrication of Conventional Cylindrical Shaped & Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Models and Investigation of Aerodynamic Characteristics in Wind Tunnel, ISSN: 2320-9135, International  Journal of Advance Research, Page No: 28 to 46, Volume 1, Issue 3, March 2013

13.   Investigation of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of an Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Model, ICME2013-FL-008, Page No:1 to 7, June 2014
14.   Fabrication of Half Wing Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Model and Investigation of It’s Point Surface Pressure on Wing Surfaces, ISSN: 2224-2007, MIST Journal of Science and Technology, Page No: 18 to 25, Volume 2, Number 2, December 2013
15.   Investigation of Drag Analysis of Four Different Profiles Tested at Subsonic Wind Tunnel, Journal of Modern Science and Technology Vol. 2. No. 2. September 2014 Issue. Pp.113-126
16.  Investigation of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of an Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Model, Elsevier, Procedia Engineering, 90 (2014) 225-231 
17.   Aerodynamic Characteristics of Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Model and Compare with the Conventional Model Using CFD Software, ICME2019, Paper ID-012, December 2019
18.   Design and Development of Future UAV having Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage for Bangladesh Armed Forces, BSMRAAU Journal 2022 (Awaiting)

Papers presented in Conferences

1.   Aerodynamic Characteristics of Biplane Configurations using NACA 0024 Profile

2.   Environmental Pollution of Bangladesh - It’s Effect and Control

3.   Improved Aerodynamic Characteristics Utilizing Biplane Configurations than Monoplane Configuration using NACA 0024 Profile

4.  Interference Effect and Flow Pattern of Four Biplane Configurations Using NACA 0024 Profile
5.   Investigation of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of an Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Model
6.   Aerodynamic Characteristics of Aerofoil Shaped Fuselage UAV Model and Compare with the Conventional Model Using CFD Software

Review Papers

1.   Design and Fabrication of a Bench Mounted Closed Loop Wind Tunnel