Tarikul Islam

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

Ph.D. Student | Graduate Teaching Assistant


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.Sc. in Textile Engineering Textile Engineering Bangladesh University of Textiles May, 2022
B.Sc. in Textile Engineering Textile Engineering Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology February, 2016
Ph.D. Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences The University of Georgia TBD


Nonwoven, biodegradable textiles, fiber and polymer science, natural dyes, functional textiles, conductive textiles, flame-retardant textiles, wearable textiles, and composites.


Graduate Teaching Assistant:

  • TXMI 3210: Fundamentals of Fashion Merchandising [Fall 2023]

Prior Professional Positions

Organization Title Years of Service
Jashore University of Science and Technology Assistant Professor 5 Years
BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology Lecturer 1 Year
Port City International University Lecturer 2 Years

Advisory Committee

Dr. Gajanan S. Bhat

Head of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

Areas of Expertise

Nonwovens, natural dyes, natural fiber, flame-retardant textiles, composite materials, and functional textiles.



  1. Islam, T.✉, Md. Rashedul Islam, K., Hossain, S., Abdul Jalil, M., & Mahbubul Bashar, M. (2024). Understanding the fastness issues of natural dyes. In Dye Chemistry - Exploring Color From Nature to Lab (pp. 1-26). IntechOpen. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.1005363
  2. Repon, M.R.,  Islam, T., Islam, T., & Alim, M.A. (2024). Manufacture of Polymer Composites from Plant Fibers: In Plant Biomass Derived Materials: Sources, Extractions, and Applications (pp. 363-382), vol. 2, Wiley, ISBN: 978-3-527-35076-6, https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Plant+Biomass+Derived+Materials
  3. Alam, M. R., Islam, T., Repon, M. R., & Hoque, M. E. (2022). Carbon-based polymer nanocomposites for electronic textiles (e-textiles). In Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites (pp. 443–482). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824492-0.00020-9

Current Research

Biodegradable nonwovens for PPF and various applications.



  1. Islam T.✉, Chaion MH.,Jalil MA., et al. Advancements and challenges innatural fiber-reinforced hybrid composites: Acomprehensive review. SPE Polymers. 2024;1‐26. https://doi.org/10.1002/pls2.10145
  2. Hosen, M. I., Pranta, A. D., Hasan, M. M., Islam, M. S., Islam, T.✉, Zohora, F. T., Islam, M. I.✉, Bashar, M. M.✉, & Bhat, G. (2024). Preparation and application of black cumin seed oil emulsion with enhanced stability for antimicrobial treatment of cellulosic fabric. Fibers and Polymers. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-024-00601-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-024-00601-9 [IF: 2.5]
  3. Islam, T.✉, Khan, A. M., Karim, M. R., Hossain, S., & Jalil, M. A. (2024). Assessing the dyeing efficacy and environmental impact of cotton fabric dyed with sawmill bio‐waste extracts and metal salts. SPE Polymers. https://doi.org/10.1002/pls2.10136
  4. Islam, K., Islam, T.✉, Shiddique, M. N. A., Roy, M. N., Fahimuzzaman, M., Islam, M. A., Bashar, M. M.✉, & Khan, M. A. (2024). Utilization of jute waste for sustainable Eco-film preparation. ACS Sustainable Resource Management, 1(3), 517–529. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssusresmgt.3c00123
  5. Hossain, M. M., Islam, T.✉, Jalil, M. A., Rakibuzzaman, S. M., Surid, S. M., Zabed, M. R. I., Talukder, A., & Hossain, S. (2024). Advancements of eco‐friendly natural antimicrobial agents and their transformative role in sustainable textiles. SPE Polymers. https://doi.org/10.1002/pls2.10135
  6. Hossaın, M. T., Repon, M. R., Shahid, M. A., Ali, A., & Islam, T. (2024). Progress, prospects and challenges of MXene integrated optoelectronics devices. ChemElectroChem. https://doi.org/10.1002/celc.202400008 [IF: 4]
  7. Nizam, M. E. H., Rasel, M. M., Ujevic, D., Khan, A. N., & Islam, T. (2024). Evaluation of basic shirt and Pant fit using analytic Hierarchy Process-AHP and 3D CLO for 20-25 years Bangladeshi men. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 17(21), 2128–2137. https://doi.org/10.17485/ijst/v17i21.3034
  8. Hossain, S., Jalil, M. A., Islam, T.✉ , Mahmud, R. U., Kader, A., & Islam, M. K. (2024). Enhancement of antibacterial and UV protection properties of blended wool/acrylic and silk fabrics by dyeing with the extract of Mimusops elengi leaves and metal salts. Heliyon, e25273, e25273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e25273 [IF: 4]


  1. Ahmed, B., Hossain, M. J., Parvez, A. A., Talukder, A., Al-Amin, M., Al Mahmud, M. A., & Islam, T.✉ (2023). Recent Advancements of MXene/Nanocellulose-Based Hydrogel and Aerogel: A Review. Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2300231. https://doi.org/10.1002/aesr.202300231 [IF: 5.8]
  2. Mollick, S., Repon, M. R., Haji, A., Jalil, M. A., Islam, T., & Khan, M. M. (2023). Progress in self-cleaning textiles: parameters, mechanism and applications. Cellulose. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-023-05539-4 [IF: 5.7]
  3. Mollick, S., Islam, T.✉, Miah, M. R., Riad, M. M. H., Chakrabarty, T., Hossen, M. T., & Islam, M. T. (2023). Development of antibacterial cotton fabric utilizing microencapsulation technique from dragon fruit peel extract. Fibers and Polymers. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-023-00353-y [IF: 2.5]
  4. Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Islam, T., Ghorab, A. E., & Rahman, M. M. (2023). Cleaner pathway for developing bioactive textile materials using natural dyes: a review. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 30(17), 48793–48823. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-26131-0 [IF: 5.8]
  5. Shikder, A. A. R., Mamun, M. A. A., Islam, T., Khan, M. H. K., & Uddin, M. Z. (2023). Fire retardant properties enhancement of cotton twill fabric using pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) extract. Heliyon, 9(4), e14806. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e14806 [IF: 4]
  6. Islam, T., Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Sarwar, Z., & Rahman, M. M. (2023). Impact of textile dyes on health and ecosystem: a review of structure, causes, and potential solutions. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 30(4), 9207–9242. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-24398-3 [IF: 5.8]
  7. Alam, M., Biswas, M., Hasan, M. M., Hossain, M. F., Zahid, M. A., Al-Reza, M. S., & Islam, T. (2023). Quality attributes of the developed banana flour: Effects of drying methods. Heliyon, 9(7), e18312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e18312 [IF: 4]


  1. Kibria, G., Repon, M. R., Hossain, M. F., Islam, T., Jalil, M. A., Aljabri, M. D., & Rahman, M. M. (2022). UV-blocking cotton fabric design for comfortable summer wears: factors, durability and nanomaterials. Cellulose, 29(14), 7555–7585. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-022-04710-7 [IF: 5.7]
  2. Alim, M. A., Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Mishfa, K. F., Jalil, M. A., Aljabri, M. D., & Rahman, M. M. (2022). Mapping the progress in natural dye‐sensitized solar cells: Materials, parameters and durability. ChemistrySelect, 7(23). https://doi.org/10.1002/slct.202201557 [IF: 2.1]
  3. Islam, M. T., Islam, T., Islam, T., Repon, M. R. (2022). Synthetic dyes for textile colouration: Process, factors and environmental impact. Textile & Leather Review, 5, 327–373. https://doi.org/10.31881/tlr.2022.27
  4. Hossain, S., Jalil, M. A., Islam, T., & Rahman, M. M. (2022). A low-density cellulose rich new natural fiber extracted from the bark of jack tree branches and its characterizations. Heliyon, 8(11), e11667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e11667 [IF: 4]
  5. Islam, M. M., Hossain, M. T., Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Kibria, G., Jalil, M. A. (2022). Seam strength prediction for different stitch types considering stitch density of cotton woven fabrics. Textile & Leather Review, 5, 53–69. https://doi.org/10.31881/tlr.2021.34
  6. Kundu, C. K., Hossen, M. T., Islam, T.✉, Mollick, S., Song, L., & Hu, Y. (2022). Flame retardant coatings from bio-derived chitosan, sodium alginate, and metal salts for polyamide 66 textiles. ACS Omega, 7(35), 30841–30848. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.2c02466 [IF: 4.1]
  7. Paul, T. K., Jalil, T. I., Parvez, M. S., Repon, M. R., Hossain, I., Alim, M. A., Islam, T.✉, & Jalil, M. A. (2022). A prognostic based fuzzy logic method to speculate yarn quality ratio in jute spinning industry. Textiles, 2(3), 422–435. https://doi.org/10.3390/textiles2030023
  8. Rahman, H., Yeasmin, F., Islam, T., Hasan, M., Uddin, M. B., & Khan, R. A. (2022). Fabrication and investigation of the physico-mechanical properties of Jute-PALF reinforced LLDPE hybrid composites: Effect of gamma irradiation. Heliyon, 8(4), e09287. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e09287 [IF: 4]
  9. Repon, M. R., Sadia, H. T., Islam, T., Rahman, M. M., & Karim, M. R. (2022). Systematic pad dry cure technique for augmenting the flame resistance functionality of jute fabric. Cleaner Engineering and Technology, 8(100492), 100492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clet.2022.100492
  10. Repon, M. R., Alam Siddiquee, N., Abdul Jalil, M., Mikučionienė, D., Karim, M. R., Islam, T. (2021). Flame retardancy enhancement of jute fabric using chemical treatment. Tekstilec,64(1), 70–80. https://doi.org/10.14502/tekstilec2021.64.70-80
  11. Akter, N., Repon, M. R., Mikučionienė, D., Jalil, M. A., Islam, T., & Karim, M. R. (2021). Fabrication and characterization of stretchable denim fabric using core spun yarn. Heliyon, 7(12), e08532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e08532 [IF: 4]
  12. Hossen, M. T., Islam, T., Mahee, E. I., Reza, Z. T., Rahman, M., & Mahmud, M. S. (2021). A comprehensive study on Physico-Mechanical characteristics of Okra fibre (Abelmoschus esculentus) for textile applications. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 14(9), 765–775. https://doi.org/10.17485/ijst/v14i9.2268
  13. Karim, M. R., Islam, T., Repon, M. R., Al Hamim, A., Rashid, M. A., & Jalil, M. A. (2021). Exploitation of seawater for cotton and polyester fabrics colouration. Heliyon, 7(5), e07059. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e07059 [IF: 4]
  14. Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Rahman, M., Malek, A., & Jalili, M. A. (2021). Characterisation of CVC yarn with different drafting ratios in vortex spinning. Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe, 29(6(150)), 54–58. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0015.2723 [IF: 1.1]
  15. Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Sadia, H. T., Mikučionienė, D., Hossain, S., Kibria, G., & Kaseem, M. (2021). Development of antimicrobial cotton fabric impregnating AgNPs utilizing contemporary practice. Coatings, 11(11), 1413https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings11111413 [IF: 3.4]
  16. Repon, M. R., Islam, T., Sadia, H. T., Karim, M. R., Munir, M. U., & Jalil, M. A. (n.d.). Stretchable denim properties dependency on industrial washing techniques. Vlakna a Textil. http://vat.ft.tul.cz/2021/2/VaT_2021_2_9.pdf
  17. Islam, T.✉, Karim, MR., Chaion, MH., Dutta, S., &  Hossain, MA. (2020). Effect of chemical dosing amount in conventional cotton fabric pretreatment process. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 13(23), 2345–2354. https://doi.org/10.17485/ijst/v13i23.252
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