Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Hossain Mohammad Motaher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 308
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
Voice: (361) 593-3341

Research Interests

  • Structure-property relationship in polymers, films, and composites

  • Tribology

  • Contact mechanics

  • Fracture mechanics

  • Failure analysis

  • Nonlinear finite element analysis


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

Recent Publications

  • M.M. Hossain, S. Jasoliya, H.-J. Sue, “Effect of Coating Anisotropy on Scratch Behavior”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference (SPE ANTEC), San Antonio, TX, March 29-April 2, 2020/ SPE ANTEC 2020: The Virtual Edition.
  • M. Hossain, A.A. Kadam, C.F. Lee, H.-J. Sue, D.M. Fiscus, “Numerical Modeling of Essential Work of Fracture on Ductile Polymeric Films”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 212, 210-220 (2019).
  • Molero, S. Du, M. Mamak, M. Agerton, M.M. Hossain, H.-J. Sue, “Experimental and Numerical Determination of Adhesive Strength in Semi-rigid Multi-layer Polymeric Systems”, Polymer Testing, 75, 85-92 (2019).
  • K. Chandelia, H.-J. Sue, M.M. Hossain, “FEM Modeling on Scratch Behavior of Multiphase Polymeric Systems”, Tribology Letters, 66, 62 (2018).
  • Xiao, M.M. Hossain, P. Liu, H. Wang, F. Hu, H.-J. Sue, “Scratch Behavior of Model Polyurethane Elastomers Containing Different Soft Segment Types”, Materials & Design, 132, 419-429 (2017).
  • M. Hossain, S. Xiao, H.-J. Sue, M. Kotaki, “Scratch Behavior of Multilayer Polymeric Coating Systems”, Materials & Design, 128, 143-149 (2017).
  • A. Laux, H.-J. Sue, M.M. Hossain, T. Bremner, “Influence of Wet Contact Conditions on the Multidirectional Fretting Behavior of Polyether ether ketone and Composites”, Polymer, 108, 462-475 (2017).
  • M. Hossain, C.-F. Lee, D.M. Fiscus, H.-J. Sue, “Physical Assessment of Essential Work of Fracture Parameters based on m-LLDPE Blown Films”, Polymer, 96, 104-111 (2016).
  • M. Hossain, E. Jahnke, P. Boeckmann, S. Guriyanova, R. Minkwitz, H.-J. Sue, “Effect of Thermal History on Scratch Behavior of Multi-phase Styrenic-based Copolymers”, Tribology International, 99, 248-257 (2016).
  • 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).
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Hossain Mohammad Motaher, Ph.D.