Publications and Presentations

Book Chapter:

  1. Islam, M.N., Gnanendran, C.T. and Sivakumar, S.T. (2015) “Prediction of embankment time-dependent behaviour of on soft soils: effects of preloading, surcharging and the choice of lab versus field test data for soft soil parameters”, Ground Improvement Case Histories, Edited by Indraratna, B., Chu, J. and Cholachat, R., Vol.1, Chapter.13, page 359-379, Elsevier.


  1. Islam, M.N. (2023) “Intermediate principal stress effect on the shear behavior of granular materials: Discrete Element Model”,Draft
  2. Islam, M.N. and Bunger, A. P. (2023) “Associated and Non-associated flow rule based elastic-plastic model for clay ”, Draft
  3. Islam, M.N.,Gnanendran, C.T. and Sivakumar, S.T. (2023) “Measured and preicted long-term behavior of Coombabah Creek trial embankment”, Draft
  4. Islam, M.N. (2022) “Finite Element Simulations of Fluids Leakage through the Faulted Reservoir”, Geotechnics, 2(4), 908-934.
  5. Islam, M.N.,Gnanendran, C.T. and Sivakumar, S.T. (2022) “Interpretation of Cone Penetration Test Data of an Embankment for Coupled Numerical Modeling”, Appl. Mech. 2022, 3, 14-45.
  6. Islam, M.N. (2020) “Small Scale Experiments to Assess the Bearing Capacity of Footings on the Sloped Surface”, Eng 2020, 1(2), 240-248.
  7. Islam, M.N., Huerta, N. and Dilmore, R. (2020) “Effect of Computational Schemes on Coupled Flow and Geo-Mechanical Modeling of CO2 Leakage through a Compromised Well”, Computation 2020, 8(4), 98.
  8. Islam, M.N. and and Gnanendran, C.T. (2020) “Non-associated Flow Rule based ElastoViscoplastic Model for Clay”, Geosciences, 10(6):227, MDPI.
  9. Islam, M.N., Bunger, A.P.,Huerta, N. and Dilmore, R. (2019) “Bentonite Extrusion into Near-Borehole Fracture”, Geosciences, 9(12):495, MDPI.
  10. Islam, M.N., Gnanendran, C.T., and Massoudi,M. (2019) “Finite element simulations of an elasto-viscoplastic model for clay”, Geosciences 2019, 9(3), 145, MDPI.
  11. Islam, M.N. and Gnanendran, C.T., (2017)“Elastic-viscoplastic model for clays: Development, Validation and Application”, J. of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 143, Issue 10, ASCE.
  12. S. M. Helal Uddin, Islam, M.N., and Md. Rezaul Karim (2013). “Investigation of pile- soil interaction subjected to lateral loads in layered sandy soils”. Journal of Civil Engineering (IEB), Vol.41,Issue 1,31-40.
  13. Islam, M.N., Siddika. A, Hossain, M.B., Rahman, A. and Asad, M.A. (2011) “Effect of Particle Size on the Shear Strength Behavior of Granular Materials”, Journal of Australian Geomechanics, Vol.46, Issue 3, 75-86.
  14. S. M. Helal Uddin and Islam, M.N., (2010)“Investigation of Static Laterally Loaded Pile in Layered Sandy Soil” Journal of Bangladesh Science Foundation, Vol. 8, Issue 1 & 2,83-88

ASCE, Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP):

  1. Islam, M.N., Gnanendran, C.T. and Sivakumar, S.T. (2014) “Long-term time dependent behavior of surcharged preloaded embankment”,Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers, GSP 234, ASCE , pp.2970-2977.
  2. Islam, M.N., Gnanendran, C.T. and Sivakumar, S.T. (2012) “Effectiveness of Surcharge and Preloading adjacent to a Road Embankment on the Time Dependent Settlement Behaviour”, Geocongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering ASCE, pp. 2253-2262.
  3. Mofiz, S.M., and Islam, M.N., (2010) “Modeling and Numerical Analysis of Expansive Soil in Stress Path Test”, GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design, ASCE, pp.747-756.
  4. Mofiz, S.M., and Islam, M.N., (2010) “Assess The Stress-Strain and Interfacial Frictional Behavior of Non-oven Geotextile Reinforced Residual Soil”, GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design, ASCE, pp.823-832.

Other Conference Papers:

  1. Islam, M.N., Upadhyay, R., Wehner, C. and Bunger, A.P. (2017) “Experimental Demonstration of Mechanisms for Effective Near-Borehole Crack Plugging with Bentonite", American Nuclear Society (ANS-2017) Meeting, International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management (IHLRWM 2017), ID: 19636.
  2. Islam, M.N., Gnanendran, C.T., Sivakumar, S.T. and Karim, M.R. (2013) “Long-term performance of a preloaded road embankment”, 18th ICSMGE, 2013, France, pp.1291-1294.
  3. Islam, M.N., Sobhan, M.A., Siddika, A., and Rasel, H.M. (2011) “Arsenic Contamination of Ground Water in Bangladesh”, 6ICEG, India, pp. 726-729.
  4. Islam, M.N., Ali, M.M.Y., Serker, N.H.M., Siddika, A, and Mofiz, S. M. (2010) “Improvement of Bearing Capacity of Soil at Slope: Comparison Between Geojute and Geotextile”, 17th SEAGC, Taiwan, May 10~13, pp.107-111.
  5. Mofiz, S.M. and Islam, M.N. (2010) “Compression Characteristics and Bulk Modulus of Expansive Soil in HC Stress Path”, 17th SEAGC, Taiwan, May 10~13, pp.21-24.
  6. Mofiz, S.M. and Islam, M.N. (2010) “Effect of Stress Path on the Strength Properties of Expansive Soil”, 17th SEAGC, Taiwan, May 10~13, pp.153-156.
  7. Serker, N.H.M., Islam, M.N., and Hasan, M.R. (2010) “Structural Health Monitoring Using Ambient Thermal Responses”, Proc. of National Seminar, IEB, January 4, 2010.
  8. Islam, M.N., R.I. Sarker, Siddika. A, Ali. M.M.Y.,and Mofiz, S. M. (2010) “Effect of Cement Stabilization on the Behavior of Clay Soil”, Proc. of Bangladesh Geotechnical Conference 2010, Dhaka, Nov. 4-5, Bangladesh. ISBN 9843321804, 9789843321800
  9. Islam, M.N., Serker, N.H.M., Rasel, H.M. and Matin, I. (2009) “Stabilization of Soft Organic Clayey Soil Using Natural Fibres”, IGS-Thailand, 2009.
  10. Hossain, M.A., Karim, M.R., Islam, M.N. and Paul, D.K. (2006) “Temperature Susceptibility of Fiber Reinforced Cement Mortar”, 31st Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures 2006, Singapore.
  11. Hossain, M.A., Islam, M.N. and Karim, M.R., (2006) “Fire Resistance of Cement Mortar Containing High Volume Fly Ash”, 31st Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures 2006, Singapore.
  12. Islam, M.N., Sazzad, M.M., Karim, M.R. and Savour, D.A. (2006) “Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Selected Areas of Rajshahi City Based on Standard Penetration Value”, Int.Sym. on Geo-Disasters, Infrastructure Management and Protection of World Heritage Sites, Nepal,2006