Dr. Md. Abdul Awal
Dr. Md. Abdul Awal

Professor Contact No : +88 01710987258
Department of Farm Power and Machinery Email : awalfpm@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology ResearchGate Google Scholar
 
Research Interest:   Precision Agriculture, Post harvest technology, Agricultural Mechanization
Post Doctorate
Institute of Advance Technology, UPM
Malaysia
PhD
Institute of Advance technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Malaysia
M.S
Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
Bangladesh
B.Sc. Agril. Engg.
Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
Bangladesh
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Successfully completed the Training course on Intensive PIC Training Workshop arranged by Intelligence and Robotic Laboratory, Institute of Advance Technology (ITMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 21-22nd November 2007 at ITMA Training room, UPM, Malaysia.

Successfully completed the Training course on ISPRS Working Group II/4 Training Workshop on Spatial Planning and Decision Support Systems organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) and Malaysian Remote Sensing Society (MRSS) 10-12th November 2007 at UPM, Selangor, Malaysia.

Successfully completed the Training course on Team Building Program arranged by Institute of Advance Technology (ITMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 15-17th Jun 2007 at Dusun Eco Resort, Pahang, Malaysia.

Attended the workshop on Patent Application arranged by Research Management Center (RMC), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 18-20th May 2007 at Tiara Beach Resort, Port Dickson, Malaysia.

Attended the workshop on developing writing and publication skills for scientific research arranged by International Relation Office (IRO) and UPM International Student Association (UPMISA), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 23rd – 25th March 2004.

Successfully completed the Training course on Basic and High Level PLC Programming held at Institute of Advance Technology, UPM, Malaysia, arranged by Darultek Instrument Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia, 20th January 2004.

Attended the workshop on scientific writing and presentation skills arranged by International Relation Office (IRO) and UPM International Student Association (UPMISA), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 22nd April 2003.

Successfully completed the Training course on PRA Tools and Techniques, arranged by REFPI project, Department of Farm power and Machinery, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, 16 to 20th April 2001.

Successfully completed the Training course on Project Formulation and Processing in the Prescribed Proforma arranged by Academy for Planning and Development, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 14th 28th February 2001.

Attended the Project Cycle Management Training Course held at Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Mymensingh arranged by DFID and DFPM, Bangladesh Agricultural University, 4th and 5th September 2000.

Successfully completed the workshop on Teaching Methods arranged by DFID and University Grand Commission of Bangladesh, 1-6 July 2000.

Successfully completed training course on Farming Systems R & D Methodology Sponsored by Bangladesh Agricultural Research council, 07 March to 18 March 1999.

Professor
12/09/2010 -
BAU
Associate Professor
12/09/2006 - 12/08/2010
BAU
Assistant Professor
12/09/2002 - 12/08/2006
BAU
Lecturer
02/09/2000 - 12/08/2002
BAU
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(1) Journals & Transactions

Awal, M., & Tabriz, S. (2019). Design and development of a motor operated oil palm crusher for smallholder growers in Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture30(1), 141-149.      https://doi.org/10.3329/pa.v30i1.42220 

A. Hossain, M. A. Awal, M. R. Ali and M. M. Alam, 2019. Effecacy of diversified Rice Storage technology. Progressive Agriculture, 30 (1): 51-56.

A. Hossain, M. A. Awal, M. R. Ali and M. M. Alam, 2016. Use of Moisture meter on the Postharvest loss Reduction of Rice. Progressive Agriculture, 27 (4): 511-516.

Z. Hossain, M. A.Hossain, M. A. Awal, M. M. Alam,AHM. M. Rabbani, 2015. Design and Development of Solar Dryer for Chilli Drying. International Journal of Research (IJR) Vol-2, Issue-1:63-78.

Z. Hossain, M. M. Alam, M. A. Haque, A. Rahman, M. A. Awal, 2014. Computer Vision Technique for Optimum Nitrogen Application in Rice. International Journal of Research (IJR) Vol-1, Issue-11:847-856.

P. Islam, T. Morimoto, K. Hatou, L. Hassan, M. A. Awal, S. T. Hossain, 2013. Case Study about Field Trail Responses of the Zero Energy Storage System. Agric Eng Int: CIGR Journal, Vol 15 No. 4: 113-118.

Wan Ishak, W. H. Kit and Awal M. A. Design and Development of eggplant harvester for gantry system. Pertanika Journal of Science and technology, JST 18(2): 231 – 242.

A. Awal, W. I. Wan Ishak and SM Bockari-Gevao, 2010. Determination of Leaf Area Index by Camera Vision for Oil Palm Plantation. Pertanika Journal of Science and technology, JST 18(1): 23 – 32.

Endan, J. B., A. Awal, W.V. Campbell, and H. Young, 2009. Effect of Feeding by Corn Earworm on Peanut Growth. Journal of Farm Machinery and Bio-resource Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1&2: 23-29.

Awal, M. A., Mohd. Haniff Harun, Wan Ishak and J. Endan, 2009. Regression Model for Indirect Estimation of Oil Palm Frond. Journal of Farm Machinery and Bio-resource Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1&2: 31-36.

Akanda, M. E. R., M. M. Hossain and Awal, M. A., 2009. Performance Study of A Power Tiller Mounted Plate Sheet Leveler. Journal of Farm Machinery and Bio-resource Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1&2: 85-90.

A. Awal, 2008. Assessment of Gap Fraction by Hemispherical Photograph in Oil Palm Plantation. Suranaree Journal of Science and Technology, Thailand, 15 (3):233-241.

Wan Ishak, Awal, M. A. and Elango, R. 2008. Development of an Automated Transplanter for the Gantry system. Asian Journal of Scientific Research, Vol 1, No 4, pp 451-457.

Awal, M. A. and Wan Ishak. 2008. Measurement of Oil Palm LAI by Manual and LAI-2000 Method. Asian Journal of Scientific Research, Vol 1, No 1, pp 49-56.

Wan Ishak, Hazlina, H. and Awal, M. A. Development of camera vision guided automatic sprayer. Pertanika Journal of Science and technology, Vol 16, No 1., UPM, 43400 Serdang, Malaysia, Vol 16, No 2, pp 97-105.

Awal, M. A., A Novel Technology for LAI and Yield Prediction of Crops: An Application to Oil Palm, Journal of Agricultural Engineering, the Institute of Engineers, Vol. 34/AE, pp 85-90.

Wan Ishak and Awal, M. A. Leaf area index model for oil palm FFB yield prediction. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agriculture, UPM, 43400 Serdang, Malaysia, Vol 30, No 1, pp 51-56.

Johari, J. B., Young, J. H., Awal, M. A. Effect of Hand Defoliation on Peanut Growth. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 5(2): pp 281-286.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2006. Measurement of Leaf Area Index using Optical Methods (LAI-2000) in Oil Palm Plantation: Accuracy and Limitation Assessment. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Vol. 29, No 1 & 2, pp 15-24.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Mohd. Haniff Harun and J. Endan 2005. Methodology and Measurement of Radiation Interception by Quantum Sensor of the Oil Palm Plantation. Sangklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, Thailand, 27(5): pp 1083-1093.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Determination of Leaf Area and Leaf Area-Leaf Mass Relationship in Oil Palm Plantation. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences 3 (3): pp 264-268.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Regression Model for Computing Leaf Area and Assessment of Total Leaf Area Variation with Frond Ages in Oil Palm. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 3 (5): pp 642-646.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Imaging approach for determination of canopy structure in oil palm. Transactions of Malaysia Society of plant Physiology, Vol. 13, pp 119-125.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Determination of extinction canopy coefficient in oil palm plantation. Transactions of Malaysia Society of plant Physiology, Vol. 13, pp 141-147.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Mohd Haniff, Endan, J. 2004. Indirect estimation of oil palm frond area by using regression equation. Transactions of Malaysia Society of plant Physiology, Vol. 13, pp 111-119.

Alam M. M.; Awal M. A and Hossain M.M. (2001). Selection of farm power by using a computer program. Agricultural mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America, Japan. Vol. 32, No. 1, pp 65-68.

Amin, M. N.; Hossain M. M. and Awal M. A. (2000). A study on the dimension effect on the efficiency of 3-stone type traditional chula, Progressive Agriculture, Vol. 11 (1 & 2), pp193-198.

Awal, M. A., Hossain M. M., Sarker, R. I and Alam, M. M. (1997). Determination of axle power of power tiller. Progressive Agriculture, Vol.8 (1&2) pp 143-147.

(2) Conference Proceedings

Awal, M. A, Hossain, M. A., Ali, M. R, and Alam M. M. 2018. Efficacy of Diversified Rice Storage Technologies in Bangladesh, Internatonal Conference on Challenges for Future Agriculture (ICCFA), BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, January 27-28, 2018.

Awal, M. A., Hossain, M. A., Ali, M. R, Alam M. M. and Jeenat Ara, 2017. Quality of Milled Aromatic Rice in Different Storage Technologies. National Conference on Food and Nutrition Security in Bangladesh: Interdisciplinary Approach, BARC, Farmgate, Dhaka, October 7-8, 2017.

Awal, M.A., Ali, M.R. & Hossain, M. A. Moisture Meter: An Effective Tool for Post-harvest Loss Reduction in Grain. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Spokane, Washington, USA, July 16-19, 2017.

Awal, M.A., Ali, M.R. & Hossain, M. A. Hermetic bag an effective and economic rice storage technology in Bangladesh. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Spokane, Washington, USA, July 16-19, 2017.

Awal, M. A., Hossain, M. A., Ali, M. R, and Alam M. M. 2016. Moisture Meter Use- A Tool to Post-harvest Loss Reduction of Paddy, RENPER7, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, November 13-15, 2016.

Awal, M. A., Hossain, M. A., Ali, M. R., Alam, M. M. 2016. Effect of Storage Structures on Paddy Seed Quality in Bangladesh. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 17-20, 2016.

Ali, M. R., Hossain, M. A.,  Awal, M. A.,  Alam, M. M.  Assessment of Different Paddy Storage Technologies at Farm Households in Bangladesh. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 17-20, 2016.

Awal, M. A., Hossain, M. A., Ali, M. R. & Alam, M. M. Effective rice storage technologies for smallholding farmers of Bangladesh. Proc. 1stIntl. Cong. on Postharvest Loss Prevention (October 4-7, 2015, Rome, Italy), p. 94.

Awal, M.A., Ali, M.R. & Hossain, M. A.   Appropriate paddy storage technologies for farm households. Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System Annual Workshop, Mymensingh, October 11, 2015

Awal, M. A., (2009). Oil Palm Growth and Yield Simulation Model: A Novel Approach. International Conference on Quality Seed and Food Security. Organized by, Agro-forestry Society of Bangladesh, Seed Science Society of Bangladesh and Fruit Science Society of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Agricultural University, 17-19 February, 2009.

Awal, M. A., (2009). Optical method for Determination of Gap Fraction in Oil Palm Plantation. International Conference on Quality Seed and Food Security. Organized by, Agro-forestry Society of Bangladesh, Seed Science Society of Bangladesh and Fruit Science Society of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Agricultural University, 17-19 February, 2009.

Awal, M. A., (2009). The Oil Palm: Bangladesh Perspective, seminar on “High Value Crops: Bangladesh Perspective” organized by BAU Germplasm Center and Fruit Science Society of Bangladesh, GPC, Bangladesh Agricultural University, 7 May, 2009.

Awal, M. A., (2008). Malaysian experience on Oil Palm Cultivation. Workshop cum seminar on “Oil Palm in Bangladesh Perspective” organized by Oil Palm Research Forum in Bangladesh, Agroforestry Society of Bangladesh and Fruit Science Society of Bangladesh Bangladesh, Bangladesh Agricultural University, 27 November, 2008.

Awal, M. A., (2008). A novel technology for LAI and Yield prediction of crops: an application to Oil Palm. Proceeding of paper meet, Agricultural Engineering Division, Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh, 14 June 2008.

Awal, M. A.; and Wan Ishak, (2007). A new technology for Oil Palm LAI and Yield Prediction. The 2nd national intelligent system and information technology symposium, Institute of Advance Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 30-31 October 2007.

Awal, M. A.; and Wan Ishak, (2007) A Ground-Based Vision System for Oil Palm LAI and Yield Estimation, International Oil Palm Congress, KLCC, Malaysia, 26-30th August 2007.

Awal, M. A.; and Wan Ishak, (2007) A Simplified Concept of Oil Palm Yield Prediction. World Engineering Congress, Penang, Malaysia, 5-9th August 2007.

Awal, M. A.; and Wan Ishak, (2007) Ground-Based Imaginary System for Determination of LAI in Oil Palm. International Conference on Control, Instrumentation and Mechatronics Engineering, Persada Johor International Convention Centre, Johor, Malaysia, 28-29 May 2007.

Wan Ishak, Awal, M. A., Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2005. Vision System Modelling For Oil Palm Yield, 16th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, Port Klang, Selangor, 27-29 September 2005.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2005. Camera Vision For Lai Determination Of Oil Palm, 16th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, Port Klang, Selangor, 27-29 September 2005.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2005. Determination of Extinction Coefficient Of Radiation Interception In Oil Palm Plantation, 16th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, Port Klang, Selangor, 27-29 September 2005.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2005. Determination Of Leaf Area Index In Oil Palm Plantation: Manual And Optical Method, 16th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, Port Klang, Selangor, 27-29 September 2005.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J. and Mohd. Haniff. 2005. Imaging Approach for LAI Determination of Oil Palm. International Advance Technology Congress (ATCi 2005), PutraJaya, Malaysia, 6-8 December 2005.

Wan Ishak, Awal, M. A., Endan, J. and Mohd. Haniff, 2005. Simulation Program for Oil Palm LAI and Yield Prediction. International Advance Technology Congress (ATCi 2005), PutraJaya, Malaysia, 6-8 December 2005.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Direct and Indirect Determination of Leaf Area Index (LAI) in Oil Palm Plantation. First Asian Conf. On Precision Agriculture (ACPA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 11-13, 2004, pp 65.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Hemispherical Photography: A Suitable Tool For Estimation Of Radiation Regime And Leaf Area Index For Oil Palm. First Asian Conf. On Precision Agriculture (ACPA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 11-13, 2004, pp 26.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Imaging Approach For Accurate Assessment Of Canopy Structure (Leaf Area Index) In Oil Palm, 15th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, 14-16 September 2004.

Awal, M. A., Mohd. Haniff, Wan Ishak, and Endan, J. 2004. Indirect Estimation Of Leaf Area By Using Regression Equation For Oil Palm, 15th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, 14-16 September 2004.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Determination of Specific Leaf Area (SLA), Leaf Area (LA) and Leaf Area Index In Oil Palm Plantation, Agricultural Congress, Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Center (MIECC), Sri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia, 4-7 October 2004, 141-144.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2004. Indirect Determination Of Leaf Area Index Using LAI-2000 Plant Canopy Analyzers For Oil Palm, Agricultural Congress, Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Center (MIECC), Sri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia, 4-7 October 2004, 167-170.

Awal, M. A., Wan Ishak, Endan, J., and Mohd. Haniff. 2003. Image based analysis of canopy structure and light interception for modeling of the yield prediction of the oil palm. Agricultural and Food Engineering Conf. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 15-16, 2003, pp 115-119.

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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
NST Fellowship Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh NST (National Science and Technology) Fellowship 1997-1998
British Fellowship Fellowship Awarded from DFID, UK through British Council, Bangladesh PhD program at University Putra Malaysia 2002-2005
Silver Medal Award University Putra Malaysia (UPM) New invention under PhD work 2005
Gold Medal Award Research Management Center (RMC), University Putra Malaysia (UPM) For outstanding research and innovation on "Robust Technology for Oil Palm LAI and Yield Estimation" 2007
Best-Paper Award International Conference on Control, Instrumentation and Mechatronics Engineering, Ground-Based Imaginary System for Determination of LAI in Oil Palm”. 28-29 May, 2007
Membership Type Organization
Member Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology (MSPP)
Secretary Oil Palm research Forum Bangladesh
Fellow Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh
Member American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ASBAE)