Research assistant

Fakhrul Islam is a Research Assistant at the ERGS at the University of South Carolina in the Nuclear Engineering program. He has a BS in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from University of Dhaka (Bangladesh) and an MS in Analytical Chemistry from University of Montana (USA). He previously worked with marine data from the Arctic Ocean to understand the carbon dioxide cycle that impacts the global climate change. He is currently working on modeling reprocessing facilities and building cruiser simulation interface under the supervision of Dr. Anthony Scopatz.

Education & Employment

University of South Carolina

Research Assistant

Columbia, SC, 2018 - present

University of Montana

MS in Chemistry

Missoula, MT, USA, 2013 - 2015
  • Adviser: Michael D. DeGrandpre
  • Dissertation: Investigating CO2 and O2 variability in the partially ice covered Arctic Ocean.

University of Dhaka

BS in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006 - 2009


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Programming Languages

  • Intermediate: MATLAB
  • Beginner: Python, bash


  • Beginner: git

Programming Languages

  • Beginner: UNIX