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Dr. Syed Masiur Rahman

Contact Information

Job Title:
Research Engineer II
Email:
Phone No.:
+966 13 860 2199  

Education

  • PhD

Areas of Interest

  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Management
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Machine Learning

Refereed Publications

  • Alsarhan, A., Zatari, T. M., Al-Asaly, F. S., Ablueif, K. M., Harthi, A. A., Al Othman, M. A., Babiker, M. H., Khan, A., Aljaber, A. S., Albuqami, F. H., Al-Khelaifi, A. I., Sairafi, A. S., Sakkal, M. M., Al-Shaikh, M. A., Tamer, M. S., Abdullah, N. S., Al-Ghoraibi, F. H. Zamreeg, A. O., Almazroa, F. F. A., Abdullatif, A. A., Alabdulkader, A. M., Alshamsi, M. A., Bukhari, A. A., Khondaker, A. A., Rahman, S. M., Khan, R. A. and Husain, T. (2016). Third National Communication of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM. (2011). “A Critical Investigation of Understanding, Approach, Aim and Consequence of Localization in Saudi Arabia”. Publisher: Nova Science Inc. USA
  • Shahriar, Mohammad Shoaib, Md Shafiullah, Md Juel Rana, Amjad Ali, Ashik Ahmed, and Syed Masiur Rahman. "Neurogenetic approach for real-time damping of low-frequency oscillations in electric networks." Computers & Electrical Engineering 83 (2020): 106600. ISI.
  • Chowdhury, Md Monirul Islam, Syed Masiur Rahman, Ismaila Rimi Abubakar, Yusuf A. Aina, Md Arif Hasan, and A. N. Khondaker. "A review of policies and initiatives for climate change mitigation and environmental sustainability in Bangladesh." Environment, Development and Sustainability (2020): 1-29. ISI.
  • Hasan, Md Arif, Ismaila Rimi Abubakar, Syed Masiur Rahman, Yusuf A. Aina, Md Monirul Islam Chowdhury, and A. N. Khondaker. "The synergy between climate change policies and national development goals: Implications for sustainability." Journal of Cleaner Production 249 (2020): 119369. ISI.
  • Razzak, Shaikh A., Saddam A. Al-Hammadi, Syed M. Rahman, Mohammad R. Quddus, Mohammad M. Hossain, and Jesse Zhu. "Scale-up effect analysis and modeling of liquid–solid circulating fluidized bed risers using multigene genetic programming." Particuology (2020). ISI.
  • Malik, Karim, Syed Masiur Rahman, Abu Nasser Khondaker, Ismaila Rimi Abubakar, Yusuf Adedoyin Aina, and Md Arif Hasan. "Renewable energy utilization to promote sustainability in GCC countries: policies, drivers, and barriers." Environmental Science and Pollution Research 26, no. 20 (2019): 20798-20814. ISI.
  • Razzak, S. A., Hossain, S. A., Rahman, S. M., Hossain, M. M., & Zhu, J. (2018). A Multigene Genetic Programming approach for modeling effect of particle size in a liquid–solid circulating fluidized bed reactor. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 134, 370-381. ISI.
  • Hossain, M. E., Al-Majed, A., Adebayo, A. R., Apaleke, A. S., & Rahman, S. M. (2017). A Critical Review of Drilling Waste Management towards Sustainable Solutions. Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ), 16(7). ISI.
  • Helmy, T., Hossain, M. I., Adbulraheem, A., Rahman, S. M., Hassan, M. R., Khoukhi, A., & Elshafei, M. (2017). Prediction of non-hydrocarbon gas components in separator by using Hybrid Computational Intelligence models. Neural Computing and Applications, 28(4), 635-649. ISI.
  • Rahman, S. M., Khondaker, A. N., Shafiullah, M., Hossain, M., I., and Hasan, M. A. Neuro-Genetic Modeling of Energy Demand in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. (2017). Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 36 (4), 1208-1216. ISI.
  • Rahman, S. M., Khondaker, A. N., Hasan, M. A., and Reza, I. (2017). Greenhouse gas emissions from road transportation in Saudi Arabia - a challenging frontier. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 69, pp 812-821. ISI.
  • Shafiullah, M., Rahman, S. M., Mortoja, M. G., & Al-Ramadan, B. (2016). Role of spatial analysis technology in power system industry: An overview. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 66, 584-595. ISI.
  • Khondaker, A. N., Rahman, S. M., Khan, R. A., Malik, K., & Muhyedeen, M. A. R. (2016). Management of greenhouse gas emissions from maritime operations-challenges and mitigation opportunities. International Journal of Global Warming, 9(3), 306-336. ISI.
  • Ratrout, N. T., Chowdhury, S., Gazder, U., & Rahman, S. M. (2016). Characterization of crash-prone drivers in Saudi Arabia–A multivariate analysis. Case Studies on Transport Policy. SJR.
  • Khondaker, A.N., Hasan, M.A., Rahman, S.M., Malik, K., Shafiullah, M. and Muhyedeen, M.A., (2016). Greenhouse gas emissions from energy sector in the United Arab Emirates–An overview. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 59, pp.1317-1325. ISI.
  • Reza, Imran, Nedal T. Ratrout, and Syed M. Rahman. (2016). Calibration protocol for PARAMICS microscopic traffic simulation model-application of neuro-fuzzy approach. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering (2016). ISI.
  • Ratrout, N. T., Rahman, S. M., & Reza, I. (2015). Calibration of PARAMICS Model: Application of Artificial Intelligence-Based Approach. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 40(12), 3459-3468. ISI.
  • Razzak, S. A., Rahman, S. M., Hossain, M. M., & Zhu, J. (2015). Effects of Particle Size and Shape on Solids Holdups Distributions Modelling in a LSCFB Reactor using Abductive Network. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 93(9), 1686-1692. ISI.
  • Hossain, M. E. Al-Majed, A., Adebayo, A. R., Apaleke, A. S., and Rahman, S. M. A critical review of drilling waste management towards sustainable solutions. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. Accepted. ISI.
  • Razzak, S. A., Hossain, M. I., Rahman, S. M., & Hossain, M. M. (2014). Application of Support Vector Machine Modeling on Phase Distribution in the Riser of an LSCFB Reactor. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 12(1). ISI.
  • Khondaker, A. N., Rahman, S. M., Malik, K., Hossain, N., Abdur Razzak, S., & Khan, R. A. (2014). Dynamics of energy sector and GHG emissions in Saudi Arabia. Climate Policy,1-25. ISI.
  • Rahman, S. M., Khondaker, A. N., & Khan, R. A. (2013). Modelling ozone levels in an arid region–a dynamically evolving soft computing approach. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 52(3), 155-171. ISI.
  • Atiqullah, M., Hossain, M. M., Rahman, S. M., Alam, K., Al-Muallem, H. A., Alharbi, A. F., & Hossaen, A. (2013). Apparent kinetics of nonisothermal high temperature oxidative degradation of ethylene homopolymers: effects of residual catalyst surface chemistry and structure. Journal of Polymer Research, 20(2), 1-15. ISI.
  • Helmy, T., Rahman, S. M., Hossain, M. I., & Abdelraheem, A. (2013). Non-linear heterogeneous ensemble model for permeability prediction of oil reservoirs. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 38(6), 1379-1395. ISI.
  • Rahman, S. M., Khondaker, A. N., & Khan, R. A. (2013). Ozone levels in the empty quarter of Saudi Arabia—application of adaptive neuro-fuzzy model. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20(5), 3395-3404. ISI.
  • Khondaker, A. N., Rahman, S. M., and Khan, R. A. (2013). Dynamics of piracy in maritime transportation. Journal of Transportation Security, 1-15.
  • Rahman, S. M. and A. N. Khondaker (2012). Mitigation Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Enhance Carbon Capture and Storage in Saudi Arabia. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review, Vol. 16, pp. 2446–2460. ISI.
  • Mohandes, M. A., S. Rehman, and Rahman, S. M. (2012). Spatial Estimation of Wind Speed. International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 36, pp. 545–552. Article First Published Online: August 25, 2010. ISI.
  • Rahman, S. M., A. N. Khondaker, and R. Abdul-Aal (2012). Self-Organizing Ozone Model for Empty Quarter of Saudi Arabia: Group Method Data Handling based Modeling Approach. Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 59, pp.398–407. ISI.
  • Razzak, S. A., S. M. Rahman, M. H. Mohammad, and J-X. Zhu (2012). Investigation of Artificial Neural Network Methodology for Modeling of a Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser. Powder Technology, Vol. 229, pp. 71-77. ISI.
  • Razzak, S. A., S. M. Rahman, M. H. Mohammad, and J-X. Zhu (2012). Artificial Neural Network and Neuro-Fuzzy Methodology for Phase Distribution Modeling of a Liquid―Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 51, No. 38, pp.12497-12508. ISI.
  • Mohandes, M. A., S. Rehman, and S. M. Rahman (2011). Estimation of wind speed profile using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS). Applied Energy, Vol. 88, No. 11, pp.4024-4032. ISI.
  • Rahman, SM. Al-Ahmadi, HM (2010). Evaluation of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Strategies and Its Prospect in Saudi Arabia. Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering (JJCE), Vol. 4, No. 1.
  • Ratrout, NT, and Rahman, SM (2009). A Comparative Analysis of Currently Used Microscopic and Macroscopic Traffic Simulation Software, Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE), Vol. 34, No. 1B, April. ISI.
  • Rahman, SM, and Ratrout, NT (2009). Review of the Fuzzy Logic Based Approach in Traffic Signal Control: Prospects in Saudi Arabia, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology (JTSEIT), Vol. 9, No. 5, October, pp. 58-70.
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM (2009). The Role of the Private Sector towards Saudization (Localization).International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development. Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 131-143.
  • Alshuwaikhat HM, Rahman SM, and Aina YA (2007). The Rationale for SEA to Overcome the Inadequacy of Environmental Assessment in Bangladesh. The Journal of Environment & Development, Vol. 16.
  • Alshuwaikhat H, Aina Y, and Rahman SM (2006). Integration of Urban Growth Management and Strategic Environmental Assessment to Ensure Sustainable Urban Development: The Case of Arabian Gulf Cities. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, Vol. 1, No. 2.
  • Rahman, S.M., and Al-Ofi K.A. (2006). Transportation Demand Management Strategy: A Step towards Sustainable Transportation. Asia Pacific Journal on Environment and Development, Vol. 13, No. 1&2.
  • Al-Dosary A.S., Rahman S.M. (2006). Controlled Free Choice Method: A Proposed New Undergraduate Major Selection Policy at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). Higher Education Policy, Vol.19, No.1.
  • Al-Dosary A.S., Rahman, S.M., Aina YA (2006). A Communicative Planning Approach to Combat Graduate Unemployment Problem in Saudi Arabia. Human Resource Development International Vol.9, No.3.
  • Rahman, S.M. (2005). How mobile computing benefits real time GIS data collection? GIS Development, Vol. 1, Issue 3, May-June.
  • Rahman, S.M. (2005). Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA): A Framework for Sustainable Development. Asia Pacific Journal on Environment and Development, Vol. 12, No. 1.
  • Al-Dosary, A.S., Rahman, S.M., Shahid M. (2005). Integrated Approach and Recommendations to Combat Saudi Unemployment. Journal of Societal and Social Policy, Vol. 4, No. 2, August.
  • Al-Dosary, A.S., Rahman, S.M. (2005). Saudization (Localization) – A critical review. Human Resource Development International, Vol.8, No.4.
  • Al-Dosary, A.S., Rahman, S.M., Munawer S (2005). Affordable Housing in Saudi Arabia: A Comparative Analysis. Journal of Societal and Social Policy, Vol. 4, No 2, August.
  • Bukhari, A. A., Khondaker, A. N., Rahman, S. M., and Khan, R. A. Sustainable Energy and Environment: Objectives, Challenges, the Needs and the Road Map. 21st Joint GCC-Japan Environment Symposium in Qatar, February 5-6, 2013.
  • Chowdhury MMI, Rahman SM, and Khan RA. The Effects of Climate Change on Food System and Security in Bangladesh and Relevant Adaptation Initiatives, ICERIE 2013 Conference, held at Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, January 11 to 13, 2013, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Razzak, S.A., Rahman, S.M., Hossain, M.M., and Zhu, J. Solid Holdups Distribution Modeling in an Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed using ANFIS, CSChE Conference, October 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Razzak, S. A., Rahman, S. M., Hossain, M.M., Zhu, J-X. Artificial Neural Network Methodology for Modeling of a Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser, 61st CSChE Conference, October 23-26, 2011.
  • Rahman, S.M., Khondaker, A.N. and Shareef, M. M. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Navigation Operations and Its Control. 3rd International Symposium on Maritime Disaster Management, 8-12 October, 2011. Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
  • Khondaker, A. N. and Rahman, S. M. Piracy and Maritime Operations - An Overview. 3rd International Symposium on Maritime Disaster Management, 8-12 October, 2011. Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
  • Rahman, S.M., and Ratrout, N.T. Time series prediction of intersection traffic flow using group method of data handling (GMDH) based abductive network. First Saudi Student Conference Proceeding, March 1-4, 2010, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM. The Role of the Private Sector towards Saudization (Localization).10th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe, June 2009, UK.
  • Alshuwaikhat, H.M., Rahman, S.M. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - A Step towards Sustainable Development. International Symposium on Environmental Sustainability (ISES), 7-9 February 2006, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM. Assessment of the existing Free Choice undergraduate major selection scheme and a proposed Controlled Free Choice scheme in KFUPM. 27th annual EAIR Forum: Enduring Values and New Challenges in Higher Education, Riga, Latvia, 28-31 August 2005
  • Rahman SM. Sustainability Appraisal of Urban Transportation: Application of Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), Conference proceedings, Environmentally Sustainable Development, 26-28 June 2005 at COMSATS Institute of Information Abbottabad, Pakistan.
  • Rahman, S.M. The Role of Strategic Environmental Assessment in Achieving Sustainable Development in Developing Nations. Conference proceedings, Environmentally Sustainable Development, 26-28 June 2005 at COMSATS Institute of Information Abbottabad, Pakistan.
  • Rahman SM, Rahman QA. Contributions of Mobile Computing in Real Time GIS Data Collection and Analysis. Conference proceedings, Map Middle East 2005 Conference on Geospatial Information and Knowledge Economy 23-25 April, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM, and Shahid M. Alleviating Unemployment in Saudi Arabia. In “The State of Social Welfare in Asia”, Casa Verde Publishing, 2008
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM, Munawer S. Affordable Housing in Saudi Arabia. In “The State of Social Welfare in Asia”, Casa Verde Publishing, 2008
  • Al-Dosary AS, Rahman SM. “GCC Labor Markets and Nationalization”, Module 7 of Distance Learning Course titled “Human Resources Management in the GCC”. Institute for International Research (IIR) Middle East, 2008.

Awards

  • Certificate of Distinction - KFUPM (2012-2013), Distinguished research team member, Project: National inventory of anthropogenic emissions by source and removal by sinks of greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol (Project Number – CEW 235
  • Certificate of Distinction-KFUPM (2005-2006), Distinguished research team member, Project: “Environmental Impact Assessment – contract Area A in Northern Part of Rub Al-Khali, Stage 1-2D and 3D Seismic Operation (Project No. CEW 2290)”.

Patents

  • Hossain, Muhammad Imtiaz, Tarek Ahmed Helmy El-Basuny, Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Moustafa Elshafei, Lahouari Ghouti, Amar Khoukhi, Syed Masiur Rahman, and Md Rafiul Hassan. "Method of predicting gas composition." U.S. Patent 8,700,549. Issued on April 15, 2014.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), USA
  • Member, The Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB), Bangladesh
  • Member, Environmental Technology and Management Association (ETMA) - Saudi Arabian Section of the Air and Waste Management Association (SAS-A&WMA)

Others

  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Transportation and Logistics