Personnel Profile

Mohammad Motaher Hossain, Assistant Professor

Mohammad Motaher Hossain


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2013 

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, 2009 

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, 2004

Research Interests

  • Structure-property relationship in polymers, films, and composites 
  • Tribology 
  • Contact mechanics 
  • Fracture mechanics 
  • Failure analysis 
  • Nonlinear finite element analysis 

Selected Publications 

  • M.M. Hossain, E. Moghbelli, E. Jahnke, P. Boeckmann, S. Guriyanova, R. Sander, R. Minkwitz, H.-J. Sue, “Rubber Particle Size and Type Effects on Scratch Behavior of Styrenic-based Copolymers”, Polymer, 63, 71-81 (2015). 
  • M.M. Hossain, R. Minkwitz, P. Charoensirisomboon, H.-J. Sue, “Quantitative Modeling of Scratch-induced Deformation in Amorphous Polymers”, Polymer, 55, 6152-6166 (2014). 
  • M.M. Hossain, R. Minkwitz, H.-J. Sue, “Minimization of Surface Friction Effect on Scratch-induced Deformation in Polymers”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 53, 1405-1413 (2013). 
  • M.M. Hossain, R. Browning, R. Minkwitz, H.-J. Sue, “Effect of Asymmetric Constitutive Behavior on Scratch-induced Deformation of Polymers”, Tribology Letters, 47, 113-122 (2012). 
  • M.M. Hossain, H. Jiang, H.-J. Sue, “Effect of Constitutive Behavior on Scratch Visibility Resistance of Polymers - A Finite Element Method Parametric Study”, Wear, 270, 751-759 (2011). 
  • R. Browning, M.M. Hossain, J. Li, S. Jones, H.-J. Sue, “Contrast-based Evaluation of Mar Resistance of Thermoplastic Olefins”, Tribology International, 44, 1024-1031 (2011). 
  • H. Jiang, R.L. Browning, M.M. Hossain, H.-J. Sue, M. Fujiwara, “Quantitative Evaluation of Scratch Visibility Resistance of Polymers”, Applied Surface Science, 256, 6324-6329 (2010).

Contact Information

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
EC 308
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593-3341
Personal Website:

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