Md Mazbah Uddin

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

Ph.D. Student | Graduate Assistant

Aspiring Materials Scientist

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Candidate Materials Science (Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences) University of Georgia 2021-Present
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, 2020-Present

  • TXMI 3500 (Textiles), TA, Spring 2024

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
Endsley-Peifer Student Research Award The College of Family and Consumer Sciences (UGA) 2023
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship The College of Family and Consumer Sciences (UGA) 2023

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Peer Reviewer Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2022-
Peer Reviewer Designed Monomers and Polymers 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
48th Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Paper Readers, Office of Academic Special Programs 2023 Voluntary

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, and 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, UGA, Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors (TMI), Jan 2022-Present

1. Developing bio-based biodegradable functional coatings with enhanced barrier and mechanical properties for paper packaging applications, 2022-2023, CB2/IUCRC/NSF

  • Nanocellulosic hydrogel synthesis from different plant materials and its applications in paper packaging
  • Biodegradable polymer-based emulsion synthesis and its applications in paper packaging

2. Fibrous scaffolds for cell culture studies (independent research)

  • PHB polymer-based fibrous scaffolds for biomedical applications

Graduate Teaching Assistant, UGA, TMI, 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, 2020-Present

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

Co-axial yarn-based electrical nanogenerators of flexible metal threads (energy harvesting textiles), TenCate Geosynthetics

  • 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, Bangladesh, Feb 2018-Jun 2019

  • My responsibilities involved 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 ready-made woven garments for PVH Corp., a US  clothing company

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

  • Understanding the 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

Journal 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 (IF: 5.0)
  • 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. https://doi:10.1088/1361-665x/ac5015 (IF: 4.1)
  • 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,” Mater. Technol., pp. 1–15, Feb. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/10667857.2022.2038769 (IF: 3.1)
  • Uddin, M. M.✉, Dip, T. M., & Sharma, S. "Wearable Nanogenerators". Nanogenerators: Basics, Design Strategies, and Applications. 2022, https://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781003187615-10, (IF: NA)
  • Dip, T. M., Arin, M. R. A., Anik, H. R., Uddin, M. M ✉., Tushar, S. I., Sayam, A., Sharma, S.✉, Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Marine Applications: Recent Advances in Energy Harvesting, Monitoring, and Self-Powered Equipment. Adv. Mater. Technol. 2023, 2300802. https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202300802 (IF: 6.8)
  • Tushar, S. I., Sayam A, Uddin MM, Dip TM✉, Anik HR, Arin MRA, Sharma, S.✉, Triboelectric nanogenerators assisted synthesis and detection of chemical compounds. J Mater Chem A 2023. https://doi.org/10.1039/D3TA03572G  (IF: 11.9)
  • Tushar, S. I., Anik HR, Uddin MM✉, Vijay Mohakar, Smriti Rai, Sumit Mandal, Sharma, S.✉, Nanocellulose-based porous lightweight materials with flame retardant properties: A review. Carbohydrate Polymers 339 (2024) 122237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2024.122237 (IF: 10.7)

Conferences and Presentations (bold denotes presenting author)

  • M. M. Uddin, V.N. Mohakar, S. Mani and S. Sharma, “Preparation of Nanofibrillated Cellulose Hydrogels from Various Plant Materials”, IBBC-PEERS (TAPPI), Nov 2023, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Poster Presentation
  • M. M. Uddin, V.N. Mohakar, S. Mani and S. Sharma, “Biodegradable Polymer Based Coatings for High-Performance Flexible Paper Packaging Application” The Fiber Society Conference, Oct 2023, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Poster Presentation
  • 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
  • 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, May 2022, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, USA. Poster presentation
  • 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)

  • V.N. Mohakar, M. M. Uddin, U.M. Jahan, V. Reukov, S. Minko, and S. Sharma, “Aligned polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) nanofibers scaffolds via novel touchspinning method”, The Fiber Society Conference, Oct 2023, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Poster Presentation
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Aligned Polyhydroxybutyrate Fibrous Scaffolds Via Touchspinning Apparatus (first draft)
  • Triboelectric Nanogenerators-Assisted Degradation of Chemical Compounds (submitted to ACS Omega)
  • Functionalized Applications of Nanocellulose-Based Aerogel In Healthcare (First draft is ready)
  • Novel Development of Nanofibrilliated Cellulose Hydrogels Doped with photoluminescent Nanoparticles for efficient, Sustainable and Versatile Tracing Technologies (co-author, in process)
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