Md Riaz Uddin Ahmed

Md Riaz Uddin Ahmed

Assistant Professor

STEM 208


Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering (2015)
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
M.S., Mechanical Engineering (2010)
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (2004)
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh 


  • Energy Harvesting
  • Mechanical Sensor
  • Structural Health Monitoring & NDE
  • Wave Filtration & Vibration Control
  • Artificial Mechanical Cochlea 


Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, WI, USA (2018 - present)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of South Carolina, SC, USA (2016-2017)
Instructor, University of South Carolina, SC, USA (2016-2017)
Research and Teaching Assistant, University of South Carolina, SC, USA (2012-2015)
Assistant Professor, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh (2010-2011)
Research and Teaching Assistant, University of South Carolina, SC, USA (2008-2010)
Lecturer, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh (2005-2007)
Design Engineer, BDDP Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2004-2005)


  • Foxconn Smart City - Smart Future Competition, 2018-2019 (Round-1 and Round-2 winner)
  • C. C. Royal Trustee Fellowship, University of South Carolina (2015).
  • SPARC graduate research grant, University of South Carolina (2015).
  • Travel grant, University of South Carolina (2013).
  • University merit scholarship for academic excellence during undergraduate study, 2000-2004.


  • Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  • Smart Structures and Systems
  • Sensors
  • Applied Sciences
  • Micromechanics
  • IEEE Access
  • Nature Scientific Reports


  • Banerjee, S., & Ahmed, R. (2020). U.S. Patent No. 10,694,466. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


  • Ahmed, R., Ahmed, H., & Banerjee, S. (2020). A Numerical Approach to Investigate the Influence of Resonator Setting and Volume Fraction on Stop Bands in an Acoustic Metamaterial. Journal of Engineering Advancements1(03), 85-93.
  • Indaleeb, M. M., Banerjee, S., Ahmed, H., Saadatzi, M., & Ahmed, R. (2019). Deaf band based engineered Dirac cone in a periodic acoustic metamaterial: A numerical and experimental study. Physical Review B99(2), 024311.
  • Ahmed, H., Ahmed, R., Indaleeb, M. M., & Banerjee, S. (2018). Multifunction acoustic modulation by a multi-mode acoustic metamaterial architecture. Journal of Physics Communications2(11), 115001.
  • Mir, F., Saadatzi, M., Ahmed, R. U., & Banerjee, S. (2018). Acoustoelastic MetaWall noise barriers for industrial application with simultaneous energy harvesting capability. Applied Acoustics139, 282-292.
  • Ahmed, R., & Banerjee, S. (2018). An articulated predictive model for fluid-free artificial basilar membrane as broadband frequency sensor. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 100, 766-781.
  • Ahmed, R., Mir, F., & Banerjee, S. (2017). A review on energy harvesting approaches for renewable energies from ambient vibrations and acoustic waves using piezoelectricity. Smart Materials and Structures, 26(8).
  • Ahmed, R., Madisetti, D., & Banerjee, S. (2016). A sub-wavelength scale acoustoelastic sonic crystal for harvesting energies at very low frequencies (<∼ 1 kHz) using controlled geometric configurations. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 1045389X16645863.
  • Ahmed, Riaz, and K. L. Reifsnider, (2011) "Study of Influence of Electrode Geometry on Impedance Spectroscopy", International Journal of Electrochemical Science, Vol. 6, 1159 – 1174.