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Post Doctoral Research Associate
(919) 445-8318
Center for Environmental Modeling for Policy Development


Chowdhury “Monir” Moniruzzaman is conducting air quality modeling research at the Institute for the Environment at UNC-Chapel Hill. His research quantifies the effect of aviation emission on air quality by the coupled meteorology-atmospheric-chemistry models such as WRF-CMAQ and WRF-Chem. He also has expertise in aerosol dynamics, soot formation modeling, aircraft emission, diesel engine emission, coal combustion emission, computational combustion, combustion kinetics and nanoparticle formation in aerosol reactor.


Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, 2012
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University, 2005
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology(BUET), 2003

Selected Publications

Moniruzzaman, C. G., and Yu, F., “Modeling Soot Size Distribution Evolution and Pollutant Formation Inside Diesel Engine Using a 0D Multi-zone Gas Parcel Model with Detailed Chemistry and Soot Microphysics”, SAE Int. J. Engines, 7, 1336-1369 (2014).

Moniruzzaman, C. G., and Yu, F., “A 0D aircraft engine emission model with detailed chemistry and soot microphysics”, Combustion and Flame, 159, 1670-1686 (2012).

Moniruzzaman, C. G., Park, H. G. and Park, K. Y. , “Analysis of iron particle growth in aerosol reactor by a discrete-sectional model”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 24, 299-304 (2007).

Moniruzzaman, C. G. and Park, K. Y. “A discrete-sectional model for particle growth in aerosol reactor: Application to titania particles”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 23, 159-166 (2006).