Md. Nishan Parvez 
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio    [Fall 2018 - Spring 2020]
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Mehdi B. Zanjani

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh    [2013 – 2017]
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Seikh Reaz Ahmed

  1. Investigation of Geometric Landscape and Structure-Property Relations for Colloidal Superstructures Using Genetic Algorithm. Nishan Parvez, Dhananjai M. Rao, Mehdi B. Zanjani; Journal of Phys. Chem. B, 2019. [link]
  2. Superstructures of Multielement Colloidal Molecules: Efficient Pathways to Construct Reconfigurable Photonic and Phononic Crystals, Kiumars Aryana, James B. Stahley, Nishan Parvez, Kristin Kim, Mehdi B. Zanjani; Advanced Theory and Simulations, 2018. [link] 
  3. Self-Limiting Colloidal Constructs Engineered with Defective Multi-Component Building Blocks. Nishan Parvez, Medhi B. Zanjani [Under review]
  4. A Machine Learning Model of Self-Assembly Landscape of Finite Spherical Particles. Nishan Parvez, Dhananjai M. Rao, Medhi B. Zanjani [In preparation]
Awards & Scholarships                    
– Summer Research Scholarship, Miami University [2019]
 Deans List, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUET    [2013]
– University Stipend, BUET    [2014]
– Education Board Scholarship (for SSC & HSC)    [2011 – 2012 & 2012 – 2016]
– Junior School Scholarship    [2008 – 2009]
– Grameen Bank Education Scholarship    [2006 – 2009]

Work Experiences                              
Research Experience
  • Graudate Research StudentDept. of Mech. and Manf. Eng., Miami University, Oxford.                        [Summer 2019]
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Mech. and Manf. Eng., Miami University, Oxford.    [Fall 2018 - Spring 2019]
  • Undergraduate Research Student, Mechanical Eng Dept, BUET, Bangladesh.                                              [2016 – 2017]
Teaching Experience
  • Graudate Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Mech. and Manf. Eng., Miami University, Oxford.  [Fall 2010 - Spring 2020]
Industrial Experience
  •  Industrial Trainee at Haripur 360 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant    [Feb 2017]
Course Project. Controller design for inverted pendulum with swing up control using state space representation    [2019]
Course Project: Meshing of irregular geometries in MATLAB with application in FEA.    [2019]
Junior Design Project: Design and prototyping of two wheeled self balancing robot.    [2015]

Software Expertise:
– Operating Systems: Linux, Windows
– Programming Languages: C/C++, Python
– Data science & Machine Learning: scikit-learn, pandas
– Scientific Computing Environments: MATLAB, SciPy & NumPy
 Machine Learning Module: Scikit-learn
– Simulation Tools: LAMMPS, Ansys, COMSOL
– Visual Programming: Simulink, LabView 
– Visualization Tool: Ovito, SigmaPlot
– Design and Drafting: Solidworks, AutoCAD Inventor, Inkscape
– Documentation and Presentation: LaTeX, MS Office

Technical Expertise:
– Electronics: Atmel AVR programming, Arduino

Last Updated: May 2019. For additional information, please contact me.