Akram Hossain, Professor

Akram Hossain
Akram HossainVice Chancellor for Research, Grad Studies & External ProgramsEast 241509-372-7314
Education
  • Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, 1989
  • M.S. in Environmental  Engineering, Washington State University, 1986
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1984
  • B.Sc.Eng. in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1979

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 1994 from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois

Research Interests
  • Reaction kinetics
  • Groundwater flow
  • Modeling of flow and contaminant transport in the subsurface
  • Modeling of adsorption in packed bed reactors
Recent Publications
  • Hossain, M.A. and M.E. Barber, “Optimized Petrov-Galerkin Model for Advective-Dispersive Transport”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 115:1-10, 2000
  • Hossain, M.A. and M.R. Taha, “Simulating Advective-Dispersive Transport by Finite Elements: Criteria for Accuracy of an Explicit Runge-Kutta Method”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 112:309-316, 2000
  • Hossain, M.A. and A.S. Miah, “Crank-Nicholson-Galerkin Model for Transport in Groundwater – Refined Criteria for Accuracy”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 105:173-181, 1999
  • Hossain, M.A. and D.R. Yonge, “Simulating Advective-Dispersive Transport in Groundwater – An Accurate Finite Difference Model”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 105:221-230, 1999
  • Hossain, M.A. and D.R. Yonge,”Accuracy of Taylor Galerkin Model for Contaminant Transport in Groundwater”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 102:109-119, 1999
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