Esfakur Rahman, Ph.D.

AHM Rahman
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Olmsted Building, W239j
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
W239J OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

Dr. Rahman has received his BS in Materials and Metallurgy from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and MS in Advanced Materials Engineering from Kongju National University (S Korea). He has joined Penn State Harrisburg in August 2013 after receiving his PhD in May 2013 from the University of North Dakota. His research interests include light alloy technology, nano composites, failure analysis, physical metallurgy, and Transient Liquid Phase Diffusion Bonding of Metallic Alloys (PhD).

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST)
  • American Ceramic Society (ACERS)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)

Courses Taught

  • ME 461
  • ME 465
  • ME 449
  • MET 417
  • MET 358
  • IET 321
  • MET 370
  • MET 486
  • EMCH 213
  • Light Alloy Technology
  • Joining of Specialty Alloys
  • Hybrid Composites
  • Biomaterials

 AHME Rahman, DJL Gonzalez, “Determination of Natural Frequencies for Multi-Layered Printed Circuit Boards using FEA Simulation,” International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol. 12, No. 9, (2021), pp. 616-621.

Issam Abu-Mahfouz, Amit Banerjee and AHME Rahman, “Evolutionary Optimization of Machining Parameters Based on Surface Roughness in End Milling of Hot Rolled Steel,” Materials, Vol. 14 (2021), pp. 54594.

 Issam Abu-Mahfouz, Amit Banerjee and AHME Rahman, “Evaluation of Clustering Techniques to Predict Surface Roughness during Turning of Stainless-Steel Using Vibration Signals,” Materials, Vol. 14 (2021), pp. 5050.

AHME Rahman, Ma’Moun A. Ayyad, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, and Joshua Bachert, “Corrosion and Adhesion Behavior of Recycled High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Coated Mild Steel,” International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol. 11, No. 9, (2020), pp. 978-983. 

 AHME Rahman, David Pugh, “Design of a Composite Mountain Bike Hydraulic Disc Brake” Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Nov 11-14, (2019), Salt Lake City, UT.

AHME Rahman, Ma’Moun Abu-Ayyad, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, Joshua Bachert, “Characterization of Recycled High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Coating on Mild Steel” Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology Conference (MS&T), Sep. 29-Oct 3, (2019), Portland, OR. DOI 10.7449/2019/MST_2019_1275_1282.

Issam Abu-Mahfouz, AHME Rahman, Amit Banerjee, “Surface Roughness Prediction in Turning Using Three Artificial Intelligence Techniques A Comparative Study,” Procedia Computer Science 140 (2018) 258-267.

Joshua Bachert, AHME Rahman, Ma’Moun Abu-Ayaad, “Anti-Corrosive Coating using Recycled High-Density Polyethylene for Automotive Chassis,” Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Nov 9-15, (2018), Pittsburgh, PA.

AHME Rahman, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, N S MD Imran Zakir, “Hybrid Aluminum Matrix Composites (HAMCs) using Powder Metallurgy Method,” Conference Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology (MS&T), Oct. 14-18, (2018), Columbus, OH. DOI 10.7449/2018/MST_2018_1304_1311

AHM E Rahman, “Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Aluminum Matrix Composites (HAMCs),” Proceedings of SEM Annual Conference and Exposition, Jun 4-7, (2018), Greenville, SC.

Issam Abu-Mahfouz, Omar El Ariss, AHME Rahman, Amit Banerjee, “Surface Roughness Prediction as a Classification Problem Using Support Vector Machine”, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 92, Issue 1-4, (2017) 803-815.

AHME Rahman, I. Abu-Mahfouz, “Weldability of titanium alloy using Transient Liquid Phase Diffusion Bonding Method” Conference Proceedings of MS&T Conference, October 23-27, (2016), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, pp. 1089-1096.

 I. Abu-Mahfouz, A. Banerjee, AHME Rahman, “Surface Roughness Identification in End Milling using Vibration Signals and Fuzzy Clustering”, Conference Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 24-29 July, (2016), Vancouver, Canada.

AHME Rahman, M.N. Cavalli, “Interface Microstructure and Strength of TLP Bonded Iron and Steel”, Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 4, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, (2015), pp 191-199.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Diffusion bonding of commercially pure Ni using Cu interlayer”, Mater. Character. 69 (2012) 90 – 96.

 AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Diffusion bonding of commercially pure Fe using Cu and Au-12Ge interlayer”, Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 545 (2012) 6– 12.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Prediction of concentration profiles in a diffusion joint”, Proceedings from the Materials Science & Technology conference (MS&T), Columbus, OH, Oct 16-20, (2011), pp. 1564 - 1574


AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, Experimental and Numerical Results for Diffusion Bonded Joints, Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 6, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series (2011), pp 545-551.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Strength and microstructure of diffusion bonded titanium using silver and copper inter layer”, Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 527 (2010) 5189–5193.

 AHME Rahman, M Kim, JH Kim, BT Lee, “Fabrication of seven cells in single tubular solid oxide fuel cell using multi-pass extrusion process”, Ceram. Int., 36 (2010) 1577–1580.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Strength and Fracture Behavior of Diffusion Bonded Joints”, Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 6, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series 2011, pp 677-682.

AHME Rahman, S Islam, JH Kim, BT Lee, “Fabrication and characterization of t-ZrO2 supported small tubular SOFC”, Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, 117 (10) (2009) 1131-1133.

HY Song, AHME Rahman, BT Lee, “Fabrication of calcium phosphate-calcium sulfate injectable bone substitute using chitosan and citric Acid”, J. Mater Sci.: Materials in Medicine, 20 (2009) 935-941.

AHME Rahman, JH Kim, KH Lee, BT Lee, “Microstructure characterization and electrical conductivity of electroless nano Ni coated 8YSZ cermets”, Surf. Coat. Technol, 202 (2008) 2182-2188.

BT Lee, KH Kim, AHME Rahman, HY S, “Microstructures and mechanical properties of spark plasma sintered Al2O3-Co composites using electroless deposited Al2O3-Co powders”, Materials Transactions, 49 (9) (2008) 1451-1455.

K.C. Byun, AHME Rahman, J.H. Kim and B.T. Lee, “In-Situ fabrication of micro-channeled multi tubular solid oxide fuel cell using multi-pass extrusion process”, Korean J. Mater. Res. Vol. 17, No. 6 (2007).

BT Lee, AHME Rahman, JH Kim, “Novel design of microchanneled tubular solid oxide fuel cells and synthesis using a multipass extrusion process”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc, 90 (2007) 1921-1925.
 

B.S.; M.S.; Ph.D. (UND)

AHME Rahman, “Controlling the Formation of Intermetallic Compounds in TLP Joining of Grade-2 Titanium Alloy,” Materials Science and Technology Conference, MS&T2020 Virtual, (2020), Nov. 2-6.

Amit Banerjee, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, AHME Rahman, “Multi-Objective Optimization of Parameters for Milling using Evolutionary Algorithms and Artificial Neural Networks” International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Nov 11-14, (2019), Salt Lake City, UT.

AHME Rahman, David Pugh, “Design of a Composite Mountain Bike Hydraulic Disc Brake” International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Nov 11-14, (2019), Salt Lake City, UT.

AHME Rahman, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, Scott Carbaugh, “Effect of Silicone Dampening on Work Vibration in CNC Milling Process”, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Nov 11-14, (2019), Salt Lake City, UT.

AHME Rahman, Ma’Moun Abu-Ayyad, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, Joshua Bachert, “Characterization of Recycled High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Coating on Mild Steel” Materials Science and Technology Conference (MS&T), Sep. 29-Oct 3, (2019), Portland, OR.

Issam Abu-Mahfouz, AHME Rahman, Amit Banerjee, “Surface Roughness Prediction in Turning Using Three Artificial Intelligence Techniques A Comparative Study,” Complex Adaptive Systems 2018, November 5 – 7, (2018), Chicago, IL.

Joshua Bachert, AHME Rahman, Ma’Moun Abu-Ayaad, “Anti-Corrosive Coating using Recycled High-Density Polyethylene for Automotive Chassis,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Nov 9-15, (2018), Pittsburgh, PA.

AHME Rahman, Issam Abu-Mahfouz, N S MD Imran Zakir, “Hybrid Aluminum Matrix Composites (HAMCs) using Powder Metallurgy Method,” Materials Science and Technology Conference (MS&T), Oct. 14-18, (2018), Columbus, OH.

AHME Rahman, “Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Aluminum Matrix Composites (HAMCs),” SEM Annual Conference and Exposition, Jun 4-7, (2018), Greenville, SC.

Scott Carbaugh, AHME Rahman, “Analysis of Dampening Materials in Machining Processes,” Multi-Campus Research experience for undergraduate students, Jun, (2018) University Park, PA.

AHME Rahman, I. Abu-Mahfouz, “Weldability of titanium alloy using Transient Liquid Phase Diffusion Bonding Method” Conference Proceedings of MS&T Conference, October 23-27, 2016, Salt Lake Utah.

I. Abu-Mahfouz, A. Banerjee, AHME Rahman, “Surface Roughness Identification in End Milling using Vibration Signals and Fuzzy Clustering”, Conference Proceedings of 2016 ASME IMECE Conference, 11-17 November, 2016, Phoenix, AZ.

AHME Rahman, M.N. Cavalli, “Interface Microstructure and Strength of TLP Bonded Iron and Steel”, Conference of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) conference, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa, CA, June 8-11, 2015.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Transient Liquid Phase Bonding of Grade-2 and Grade-5 Titanium Alloy”, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME-IMECE) Hilton Americas and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston TX, November 9-15, 2012.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Transient liquid phase bonding of Fe-based alloys”, EPSCoR Fall Conference Sep. 18, 2012, Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND USA.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Prediction of concentration profiles in a diffusion joint”, Materials Science & Technology conference (MS&T), Columbus, OH, Oct 16-20, 2011.

AHME Rahman, MN Cavalli, “Experimental and Numerical Results for Diffusion Bonded Joints”, Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), Uncasville, CT Jun, 13-16, 2011.

AHME Rahman, Matthew N. Cavalli, “Transient liquid phase bonding of commercially pure iron using Cu and Au-12Ge interlayer,” EPSCoR Fall Conference 2011, North Dakota State University.

AHME Rahman, Matthew N. Cavalli, “Modeling of diffusion bonding: Application of DICTRA software for Ni-Cu and Fe-Cu systems,” Graduate School Scholarly Forum, Winter, 2011, University of North Dakota.

AHME Rahman, Matthew N. Cavalli, “Transient Liquid Phase (TLP) Bonding of Fe and Ni Using Cu Interlayer,” EPSCoR Fall Conference 2010, University of North Dakota.

AHME Rahman, Matthew N. Cavalli, “Strength and Microstructure of Diffusion Bonded Ti Using Silver and Copper Interlayers”, EPSCoR, Fall Conference 2009, North Dakota State University.

AHME Rahman, KC Byun, JH Kim and BT Lee, “Interconnection and performance of micro multi-tubular SOFC fabricated by fibrous monolithic process”, The sixth Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM-6), Jeju Island, Korea, Nov 5-9, 2007.