Dr. Md. Sakawat Hossain Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences

Research Interest

Structural Geology; Earthquake Geology; Tectonics and Geodynamics; Rock deformation history and polyphase deformation analysis & synthesis in macroscopic, mesoscopic and microscopic scale

Conference Papers

Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H. (2013): Fractal-geometry based quantification of impact fracture patterns and fragment-size distributions: Ries Crater, Germany. 6th International Conference on Fractals and Dynamic System in Geoscience, Perugia, Italy. Abstract volume, page 37-38. Hossain, M. S. & Kruhl, J. H. (2013): Fractal Geometry Based Quantification of Spatial Variation of Fracture Patterns: Ries Impact Crater, Germany. 19th International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT), Leuven, Belgium. Abstract volume, page 33. Chowdhury K. R., Bari Z. & Hossain M. S. (2008): Neogene Deposits of the Bengal Basin and Natural Gas Reserve, published in the abstract volume of the International Seminar on Indo-Myanmar ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia. Bari Z. & Hossain M. S. (2008): Structural Evolution and Stratigraphy of the Inani-Dakhin Nhila Anticlines, Southeast Bangladesh, published in the abstract volume of the International Seminar on Indo-Myanmar ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia.

Journals Papers

Hossain, M. S. and Kruhl, J. H. (2014): Fractal-geometry-based Quantification of Shock-induced Rock Fragmentation in and Around an Impact Crater. Pure and Applied Geophysics. DOI:10.1007/s00024-014-0922-8. Hossain M. S. (2012): Controls on Vein Styles and Vein Internal Textures in Magmatic-Hydrothermal System. Journal of Himalayan Geology, India, Volume-33(2), Page 101-117. Hossain, M. S. (2012): Vein Internal Textures in Magmatic-Hydrothermal System and Vein Classification, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal. Volume-18. Nawab M. M., Hossain M. S., 2010, The Effect of Water Influx on Material Balance Analysis for Water Drive Gas Reservoir: A Case Study on Habiganj Gas Field, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Volume-16, Page 69-84. Bashar K., Karim M. R., Hossain M. S., Chowdhury D. A., Rahman A.M.S., & Chowdhury M.N., 2008, Assessment of the Groundwater Quality of Maddhapara Granite Mine Area, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Volume-14, Page 33-55. Hossain M. S., Bashar K., Ahmed N., 2008, An Approach to Hydrogeological Zonation: A Case Study for the Chittagong City. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Volume-14, Page 11-25. Hossain M. S., Asaduzzaman M., Bashar K., Ahmed N., Rasul M. G., Hossain S. & Bux K., 2007, Hydrogeological and Hydrochemical Investigation of Hajiganj and Its Adjacent Area, Chandpur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Geoscience Journal, Volume-13, Page 33-45. Bhuiyan A. H, Nandi S. & Hossain M. S., 2007, Assessment of Groundwater Demand and Supply for Sustainable Water Resource Management: A Case Study in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), Volume-5, Page 9-20. Bhuiyan A. H, Hossain M. S., 2006, Groundwater Constrains and Opportunity: A key for Future Urban Planning of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), Volume-4, Page 63-75. Huq N. E., Hossain, M. S., & Khan, S. R., 2004, Identification of natural evolutionary trend of the wetlands on the western margin of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), Volume-2, Page 37-44.

Books

Small- to large-scale rock fracture patterns as indicators of shock-related fragmentation

Hossain, M.S., and Kruhl, J.H., 2015. Small- to large-scale rock fracture patterns as indicators of shock-related fragmentation. In: Raju, N.J. (ed.) Geostatistical and Geospatial Approaches for the Characterization of Natural Resources in the Environment: Challenges, Processes and Strategies. Springer, DOI: DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-18663-4, p.483-489.

Hossain M. S., 2011, A Critical Review on Vein Growth Processes and Vein Textures, VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller GmbH & Co. KG, ISBN-13: 978-3-639-36634-1, Germany.

Seminars

Characteristics and extent of fragmentation structures around an impact crater

Hossain, M.S. & Kruhl, J.H., 2015. Characteristics and extent of fragmentation structures around an impact crater. In: 78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Berkeley, California, USA. LPI Contribution No. 1856, p.5029.


Hossain, M. S., Hammes, D. M., Seybold, L., Ord, A., Blenkinsop, T., Peternell, M., Heuss, S. & Kruhl, J. H., 2015. Quantification of fragmentation structures in a silicified fault zone: the Fountain Range Fault (Mt. Isa Inlier, Australia). In: Schaben, H., Delgado, R.T., Boogaart, K.G. van den, and Boogaart, Regina van den (eds.), IAMG 2015 Short Abstracts, pp. 105.


Hossain, M.S. & Kruhl, J.H., 2015. Quantification of impact-induced brittle deformation features – a case study from the Ries impact (Germany). In: Schaben, H., Delgado, R.T., Boogaart, K.G. van den, and Boogaart, Regina van den (eds.), IAMG 2015 Short Abstracts, pp. 106.

Chowdhury K. R., Bari Z., Hossain M. S., 2008, Neogene Deposits of the Bengal Basin and Natural Gas Reserve, published in the abstract volume of the International Seminar on Indo-Myanmar ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia, November 27-29, 2008.

Bari Z., Hossain M. S., 2008, Structural Evolution and Stratigraphy of the Inani-Dakhin Nhila Anticlines, Southeast Bangladesh, published in the abstract volume of the International Seminar on Indo-Myanmar ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia, November 27-29, 2008.