Md Mazbah Uddin

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alumni Office, Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

Ph.D. Student | Graduate Assistant

Aspiring Materials Scientist

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Materials Science (Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences) University of Georgia 2021-
MS Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors (Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences) University of Georgia 2021
BS Textile Engineering Bangladesh University of Textiles 2018

Research

  • Textile sciences, polymeric materials, biomaterials, biobased packaging, nanomaterials, thin films and functional coating, nanocellulose, sustainability, green chemistry, and functional/responsive textiles

Teaching

Graduate Teaching Assistant, TMI, UGA, Aug 2021-Dec 2021        

  • TXMI 3520 (basic textile testing for end-use performance), lab instructor, Fall 2021
  • FYO 1001: First-Year Odyssey Seminar (3D Printing and Design), lab instructor, Fall 2020, 2021, 2022

Prior Professional Positions

Organization Title Years of Service
Square Textiles Limited Internship 0.25 Years
Hameem Group Trainee Merchandiser 1.5 Years

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Georgia Impact Now Master’s Fellows Program (GAIN) The Graduate School of the University of Georgia (UGA) 2019
AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Grant American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) 2019
The Graduate School Doctoral Fellow Award The Graduate School of the University of Georgia (UGA) 2021
Travel Grant from Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund 2021
Jones Anderson Family Scholarship The College of Family and Consumer Sciences (UGA) 2022

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Chair of Social Programming Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors (UGA) 2019- 2021 Voluntary
Bangladeshi Student Association at University of Georgia Treasurer 2019-2020 Voluntary
Bangladeshi Student Association at University of Georgia General Secretary 2020-2021 Voluntary
46th Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Member of Graduate Student Panel, Office of Academic Special Programs 2021 Voluntary
47th Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Paper Readers, Office of Academic Special Programs 2022 Voluntary
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Student Member 2021- Membership
Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry Student Member 2022- Membership
The Fiber Society Student Member 2022- Membership

Outreach

Advisory Committee

Dr. Suraj Sharma, Professor

Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

ssharma@uga.edu

Areas of Expertise

Research Skills

  • Synthesis of polymeric films and fibers (spin coating, film applicator, film casting, nanofiber spinning, melt spinning, etc.), nanocellulosic materials synthesis, synthesis of polymeric emulsion, functional polymeric coatings, textile testing, and quality controls, performance evaluation of the paper and packaging materials, characterization of polymeric materials

Analytical and Technical Acumen

  • Universal Tester, DMA, XRD, FTIR, NMR, UV-Vis, DSC, TGA, SEM, TEM, optical microscopy, ellipsometry, AFM, DLS, SLS, rheometer, and so on.
  • Data analysis: OriginLab, Microsoft Office, JMP, ImageJ, ANOVA
  • Instrumentation of lab-scale machinery (using Autodesk AutoCAD and 3D printing)

Books

Current Classes

Current Research

  • Functional coating
  • Biomaterials for flexible packaging
  • Fibrous scaffolds

Job Description

Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D., TMI, UGA, USA, Jan 2022-Present

  • Bio-based coatings for high-performance flexible paper packaging application and improved understanding of their water barrier properties (2023-), Sponsored by The National Science Foundation Industry & University Cooperative Research, https://iucrc.nsf.gov/centers/center-for-bioplastics-and-biocomposites/, CB2
  • Bio-based Coatings for Flexible Packaging Applications (2021-)
    • Nanocellulosic hydrogel synthesis and its applications
    • Biodegradable polymer-based emulsion synthesis, Sponsored by The National Science Foundation Industry & University Cooperative Research, https://iucrc.nsf.gov/centers/center-for-bioplastics-and-biocomposites/, CB22
  • Fibrous scaffolds for cell culture studies (independent research)
    • PHB polymer-based fibrous scaffolds

Graduate Fellow Research Assistant, MS, TMI, UGA, USA, Aug 2019-Jul 2021      

  • Co-axial yarn-based electrical nanogenerators of flexible metal threads (energy harvesting textiles)
    • Melt extrusion coating-based electrical energy generating triboelectric yarns
    • Nanofiber and thin film coating techniques and their application in developing energy-generating piezoelectric yarns

Trainee Merchandiser, Ha-meem Group, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Feb 2018-Jun 2019

  • My responsibilities were materials sourcing, product development, supply chain and resource management, overwatch production, and making sure of product shipment. I have worked in the PVH department of Ha-meem Group, which handles the manufacturing of readymade woven garments for PVH corp., a US  clothing company

Internship, Square Textiles Limited, Gazipur, Bangladesh, Jun 2017-Aug 2017

  • Understanding processes involved in a yarn manufacturing plant from administrative to final packaged product. However, the training emphasized more on various types of yarn production processes (ring, rotor, vortex, mélanges, core-spun, metallic, plied yarns, and so on), quality control, finishing, and R&D

Industrial Experiences

  • Thermal analysis of prototype materials for Mission, 2021
  • Analysis of fiber properties for Buhler Yarns, 2021
  • XRD analysis of polymeric materials for Voith Group, 2020

Journal Articles

RESEARCH ARTICLES

  • Uddin, M. M., Blevins, B., Yadavalli, N. S., Pham, M. T., Nguyen, T. D., Minko, S., & Sharma, S. (2022). Highly flexible and conductive stainless-steel thread based piezoelectric coaxial yarn nanogenerators via solution coating and touch-spun nanofibers coating methods. Smart Materials and Structures, 31(3), 035028. http://doi:10.1088/1361-665x/ac5015
  • M. M. Uddin, N. S. Yadavalli, T. D. Nguyen, S. Minko, and S. Sharma, “Melt coated flexible stainless-steel thread based co-axial triboelectric yarn nanogenerators,” Mater. Technol., pp. 1–15, Feb. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/10667857.2022.2038769

REVIEW ARTICLES

  • Sikdar, P., Uddin, M. M., Dip, T. M., Islam, S., Hoque, M. S., Dhar, A. K., & Wu, S. (2021). Recent advances in the synthesis of smart hydrogels. Mater. Adv, 2(14), 4532-4573. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1MA00193K.

Conferences and Presentations (bold denotes presenting author)

  1. M. M. Uddin, N. S. Yadavalli, T. D. Nguyen, S. Minko, and S. Sharma, “Melt coated flexible stainless-steel thread-based co-axial triboelectric yarn nanogenerators ", The Fiber Society Conference, Oct 2022, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA. Oral presentation
  1. M. M. Uddin, B. Blevins, N. S. Yadavalli, T. D. Nguyen, S. Minko, and S. Sharma “Co-axial Yarn Based Electrical Nanogenerators of Flexible Metal Threads", TECHTEXTIL NORTH AMERICA, 2022, Georgia World Congress Center, May 2022, Atlanta, GA, USA. Poster presentation
  1. M. M. Uddin, R. Saremi, and S. Sharma, “Application of Core-Sheath Nanofibrous Yarn as Implantable Medical Textiles", 4th International Symposium on Materials from Renewables (ISMR), Oct 2019, University of Georgia, USA. Poster Presentation

Contributed Conferences and Presentations (bold denotes presenting author)

  1. M.M. Uddin, S. Mani, and S. Sharma, Bio-based coatings for high-performance paper packaging application and improved understanding of their water barrier properties, CB2 Industry Advisory Meeting, Nov 2022, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Roswell, GA, USA. Oral presentation
  1. M.M. Uddin and S. Sharma, Wearable piezoelectric generator, International conference on sustainable materials, management, and innovative technologies (ICSMMIT), Jun 2022, Coimbatore, India. Oral presentation
  1. M.M. Uddin, S. Mani, and S. Sharma, Bio-based coatings for high-performance flexible paper packaging application, CB2 Industry Advisory Meeting, May 2022, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Oral presentation

Press Releases and Media                                                                 

Publications

Working Papers

  1. PVDF and its copolymers-based piezoelectric scaffolds provided non-invasive electrical stimulation for enhanced cellular response 
  2. Synthesis, degradation, and detection of chemicals utilizing triboelectric nanogenerators
  3. Recent advances in TENGs for marineapplications: energy harvesting, environmental monitoring and self-powered equipment
  4. Functionalized Applications of Nanocellulose-Based Aerogel In Healthcare
  5. Effects of Soil Composition on Hue and Colorfastness of Natural Dye from Tagetes Erecta (Marigold)
  6. Novel Development of Nanofibrilliated Cellulose Hydrogels Doped with photoluminescent Nanoparticles for efficient, Sustainable and versatile Tracing Technologies
  7. Aligned polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) nanofibers scaffolds via novel touchspinning method

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