Dr. Mohammad Sahabul Alam

Mohammad Sahabul Alam earned his PhD degree in 2006 from Friedrich-Alexander- University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. After completion his PhD degree, Alam worked as Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Postdoctoral Research Associate & Visiting Researcher at various international teaching & research organizations including Cardiff University, UK; National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan; Micro-Device Center and Nanotechnology Excellence, Nihon University, Japan; European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France; Julich Research Center, Julich, Germany; Institute of Reactor, Delft University, The Netherlands; International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy; Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman; University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, Angstrom Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden & University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Alam published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and supervised and co-supervised a number of graduate students.


  1. Bangladesh Physical Society (BPS).
  2. German Physical Society (DPG).
  3. American Physical Society (APS).

Courses Taught at the Undergraduate & Graduate Level:
Electricity& Magnetism, Mechanics, Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Mathematical Physics.  Atomic & Molecular Physics, Solid State Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Materials Science, Nanophysics & Nanotechnology, Basic Electronics, Electronic Devices, Semiconductor Theory and Devices, Electrical Circuits Theory, Linear Algebra, Differential and Integral Calculus, Precalculus.

Country Visited:
United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Thailand, Singapore, India, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sweden.

Experience with  Instruments:
DI-SPM, Bruker AFM, NT-MDT SPM,  RHK SPM Technology, Omicron Nanotechnology, Nanosurf AFM, SEM, Optical Lithography Machine, Vacuum Evaorator, Vacuum Annealing Machine, Furrnace, Oven, Ultrasonic Bath, Spin Coater. I am capable to build a low-drift STM head.

Projects Completed: 4

Funding Organizations: 
German Research Foundation (DFG, Germany), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS, Italy), International Science Program (ISP, Sweden).