Research Associate

Ms Rumana Hossain

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Materials Science & Engineering (2020)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE),

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney.

 

Master of Engineering (MEng)- Advanced Engineering Management  (2013)

Department of Industrial and Production Engineering (IPE),

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering (2006)

Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME),

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Science
Sustain Mat Rsch & Tech Centre

 

The Recipient of an Australian Postgraduate award in 2015 and UNSW Science PhD Writing Scholarship in 2019, Rumana Hossain has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Engineering in Advanced Engineering Management and holds a PhD in Material Science and Engineering. She joined the SMaRT Center in 2015 as a PhD student and research assistant. Before that she was a lecturer in Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). After finishing her PhD, she joined SMaRT center in 2019 as a MICROfactorie® officer and in 2020, as a Research associate. Rumana is a skilled, professional academic and research specialist with experience across a range of recycling technologies, materials synthesis, and characterisation methods for industrial applications. She is an expert in various analytical, mechanical, and electrochemical characterisation instruments and methods, and materials processing instruments. Her research interest is to utilise waste as a resource in the production of a new generation of green materials/products. Her research also focuses on the solid-state phase transformation mechanism and surface modification of metals and alloys.  

 

Location
School of Materials Science & Engineering (BuildingE10) UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052 | AUSTRALIA

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hassan K; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Novel microrecycled ZnO nanoparticles decorated macroporous 3D graphene hybrid aerogel for efficient detection of NO2 at room temperature', Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, vol. 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2020.129278
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Nekouei RK; Mansuri I; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'In-situ O/N-heteroatom enriched activated carbon by sustainable thermal transformation of waste coffee grounds for supercapacitor material', Journal of Energy Storage, vol. 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2020.102113
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Molecular recycling: A key approach to tailor the waste recycling for high-value nano silicon carbide', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 316, pp. 128344 - 128344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128344
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Islam MT; Huda N; Baumber A; Shumon R; Zaman A; Ali F; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'A global review of consumer behavior towards e-waste and implications for the circular economy', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 316, pp. 128297 - 128297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128297
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Mahmood AA; Hossain R; Bhattacharyya S; Privat K; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Rapid transformation of the metal-polymer laminated packaging materials into ceramic carbide reinforced Al-alloy', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 167, pp. 105374 - 105374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105374
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Al Mahmood A; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Recovering renewable carbon materials from automotive shredder residue (ASR) for micro-supercapacitor electrodes', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127131
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Kumar U; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Selective thermal transformation of value added cobalt from spent lithium-ion batteries', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126140
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hassan K; Hossain R; Farzana R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Microrecycled zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NP) recovered from spent Zn–C batteries for VOC detection using ZnO sensor', Analytica Chimica Acta, vol. 1165, pp. 338563 - 338563, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2021.338563
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Microrecycling of waste flexible printed circuit boards for in-situ generation of O- and N-doped activated carbon with outstanding supercapacitance performance', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105221
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Rezaei M; Zarei-Hanzaki A; Anousheh AS; Abedi HR; Pahlevani F; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V; Berto F, 2021, 'On the damage mechanisms during compressive dwell-fatigue of β-annealed Ti-6242S alloy', International Journal of Fatigue, vol. 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2021.106158
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Material Microsurgery: Selective Synthesis of Materials via High-Temperature Chemistry for Microrecycling of Electronic Waste', ACS Omega, vol. 5, pp. 17062 - 17070, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c00485
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Kumar R; Soam A; Hussain R; Mansuri I; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Carbon coated iron oxide (CC-IO) as high performance electrode material for supercapacitor applications', Journal of Energy Storage, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2020.101737
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Revealing the mechanism of extraordinary hardness without compensating the toughness in a low alloyed high carbon steel', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, pp. 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-55803-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Babasafari Z; Pan AV; Pahlevani F; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V; Du Toit M; Dippenaar R, 2020, 'Effects of austenizing temperature, cooling rate and isothermal temperature on overall phase transformation characteristics in high carbon steel', Journal of Materials Research and Technology, vol. 9, pp. 15286 - 15297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2020.10.071
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Sahajwalla V; Hossain R, 2020, 'The science of microrecycling: a review of selective synthesis of materials from electronic waste', Materials Today Sustainability, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtsust.2020.100040
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Garole DJ; Hossain R; Garole VJ; Sahajwalla V; Nerkar J; Dubal DP, 2020, 'Recycle, Recover and Repurpose Strategy of Spent Li-ion Batteries and Catalysts: Current Status and Future Opportunities', ChemSusChem, vol. 13, pp. 3079 - 3100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201903213
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Haque E; Pahlevani F; Gorjizadeh N; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Thermal transformation of end-of-life latex to valuable materials', Journal of Composites Science, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcs4040166
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Al Mahmood A; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Investigation of the effect of laminated polymers in the metallic packaging materials on the recycling of aluminum by thermal disengagement technology (TDT)', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 274, pp. 122541 - 122541, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122541
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Al Mahmood A; Hossain R; Bhattacharyya S; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Recycling of polymer laminated aluminum packaging (PLAP) materials into carbonaceous metallic microparticles', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122157
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Surface modification of high carbon steel through microstructural engineering', Materials Characterization, vol. 148, pp. 116 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2018.12.020
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Singla I; Kumar H; Pahlevani F; Handoko W; Cholake ST; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'From waste to surface modification of aluminum bronze using selective surface diffusion process', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 1559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-38120-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Banerjee A; Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Zhu Q; Sahajwalla V; Prusty BG, 2019, 'Strain-rate-dependent deformation behaviour of high-carbon steel in compression: mechanical and structural characterisation', Journal of Materials Science, vol. 54, pp. 6594 - 6607, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-018-03301-x
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Stability of retained austenite in high carbon steel – Effect of post-tempering heat treatment', Materials Characterization, vol. 149, pp. 239 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2019.01.034
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Nekouei RK; Mansuri I; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Sustainable Recovery of Cu and Sn from Problematic Global Waste: Exploring Value from Waste Printed Circuit Boards', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04657
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Handoko W; Pahlevani F; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Stress-Induced Phase Transformation and Its Correlation with Corrosion Properties of Dual-Phase High Carbon Steel', Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, vol. 3, pp. 55 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jmmp3030055
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Al Mahmood A; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Microrecycling of the metal–polymer-laminated packaging materials via thermal disengagement technology', SN Applied Sciences, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1099-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Handoko W; Anurag A; Pahlevani F; Hossain R; Privat K; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Effect of selective-precipitations process on the corrosion resistance and hardness of dual-phase high-carbon steel', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 15631, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52228-z
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Cholake ST; Privat K; Sahajwalla V, 2019, 'Innovative Surface Engineering of High-Carbon Steel through Formation of Ceramic Surface and Diffused Subsurface Hybrid Layering', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 9228 - 9236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00051
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Maroufi S; Nekouei RK; Hossain R; Assefi M; Sahajwalla V, 2018, 'Recovery of Rare Earth (i.e., La, Ce, Nd, and Pr) Oxides from End-of-Life Ni-MH Battery via Thermal Isolation', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 11811 - 11818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b02097
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2018, 'Evolution of Microstructure and Hardness of High Carbon Steel under Different Compressive Strain Rates', Metals, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/met8080580
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Karbalaei Mirza Shahrbabaki Z; Pahlevani F; Gorjizadeh N; Hossain R; Ghasemian M; Gaikwad V; Sahajwalla V, 2018, 'Direct Transformation of Metallized Paper into Al-Si Nano-Rod and Al Nano-Particles Using Thermal Micronizing Technique', Materials, vol. 11, pp. 1964 - 1964, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma11101964
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Witteveen E; Banerjee A; Joe B; Prusty G; Dippenaar R; Sahajwalla V, 2017, 'Hybrid structure of white layer in high carbon steel – Formation mechanism and its properties', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13749-7
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Pahlevani F; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2017, 'Effect of small addition of Cr on stability of retained austenite in high carbon steel', Materials Characterization, vol. 125, pp. 114 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2017.02.001
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Pahlevani F; Dippenaar R; Gorjizadeh N; Cholake ST; Hossain R; Kumar R; Sahajwalla V, 2016, 'Surface Modification of Steel Using Automotive Waste as Raw Materials', Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 7, pp. 387 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2016.12.007
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Quadir MZ; Sahajwalla V, 2016, 'Stability of retained austenite in high carbon steel under compressive stress: An investigation from macro to nano scale', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep34958
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Pahlevani F; Kumar R; Gorjizadeh N; Hossain R; Cholake ST; Privat K; Sahajwalla V, 2016, 'Enhancing steel properties through in situ formation of ultrahard ceramic surface', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep38740
  • Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Al Mahmood MA; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2020, 'Thermal Disengagement Technology: the Perspective of Microrecycling of Polymer-metal Multilayer Packaging Materials', in Recycling of Secondary, Byproduct Materials and Energy, San Diego, USA, presented at 2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Diego, USA, 23 February 2020 - 27 February 2020, http://www.programmaster.org/PM/PM.nsf/ApprovedAbstracts/9FFCBA1D7E0D7F9F852584290023378C?OpenDocument
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Hossain R; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2018, 'Solid State Phase Transformation Mechanism in High Carbon Steel Under Compressive Load and with Varying Cr Percent', in TMS 2018 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings, Springer, Cham, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, pp. 797 - 802, presented at TMS 2018 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 11 March 2018 - 15 March 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72526-0_75
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Ms Rumana Hossain
    Pahlevani F; Dippenaar, R. ; Gorjizadeh, N. ; Cholake, S. T. ; Hossain, R. ; Kumar, R. ; Sahajwalla VH, 2017, 'Surface Modification of Steel Using Automotive Waste as Raw Materials', in Surface Modification of Steel Using Automotive Waste as Raw Materials, International Conference on Sustainable Materials Processing and Manufacturing, SMPM 2017, Kruger National Park, South Africa, presented at International Conference on Sustainable Materials Processing and Manufacturing, SMPM 2017, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 23 January 2017 - 25 January 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2016.12.007

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