About Our Speakers

Md Azijul Islam PhD

Assistant Professor of Instruction
University of Texas at Arlington

Dr. Md Azijul Islam is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Civil Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He completed his Ph.D. from UTA, focusing on the effectiveness of Recycled Plastic Pins in improving the bearing capacity of embankments. His research interests lie mainly in geotechnical engineering, sustainable waste management, pavement materials, and disaster management. Dr. Islam has more than 7 years of professional teaching and research experience in geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering.

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Sustainable Slope Stabilization using Recycled Plastic Pins and Vetiver Grass