Md Mazbah Uddin

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alumni Office, Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

Ph.D. Student | Graduate Assistant

Aspiring Materials Scientist


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Materials Science (Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences) University of Georgia 2021-
MS Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors (Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences) University of Georgia 2021
BS Textile Engineering Bangladesh University of Textiles 2018


  • Textile sciences
  • Polymeric materials
  • Nanostructures
  • Biomaterials
  • Bio-composites/bioplastics,
  • Functional/responsive textiles


  • Lab instructor: TXMI 3520 (Textile Testing), Fall 2021, TMI, UGA
  • Lab instructor: FYO 1001 (3D Printing and Design), Fall 2020, 2021, SP 2022, TMI, UGA

Prior Professional Positions

Organization Title Years of Service
Square Textiles Limited Internship 0.25 Years
Hameem Group Trainee Merchandiser 1.5 Years


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Georgia Impact Now Master’s Fellows Program (GAIN) The Graduate School of the University of Georgia (UGA) 2019
AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Grant American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) 2019
The Graduate School Doctoral Fellow Award The Graduate School of the University of Georgia (UGA) 2021
Travel Grant from Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund 2021
Jones Anderson Family Scholarship The College of Family and Consumer Sciences (UGA) 2022


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Chair of Social Programming Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors (UGA) 2019- 2021 Voluntary
Bangladeshi Student Association at University of Georgia Treasurer 2019-2020 Voluntary
Bangladeshi Student Association at University of Georgia General Secretary 2020-2021 Voluntary
46th Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Member of Graduate Student Panel, Office of Academic Special Programs 2021 Voluntary
47th Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Paper Readers, Office of Academic Special Programs 2022 Voluntary
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Student Member 2021- Membership
Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry Student Member 2022- Membership
The Fiber Society Student Member 2022- Membership

Advisory Committee

Dr. Suraj Sharma, Professor

Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

Areas of Expertise

  • Synthesis of polymeric films and fibers (spin coating, film applicator, film casting, nanofiber spinning, melt spinning, etc.)
  • Nanocellulosic materials synthesis (NFC hydrogels)
  • Synthesis of polymeric emulsion
  • Functional polymeric coatings
  • Textile testing and quality controls
  • Performance evaluation of paper and packaging materials (mechanical & barrier)
  • Characterization of polymeric materials (Universal Tester, DMA, XRD, FTIR, DSC, TGA, SEM, AFM, ellipsometry, confocal microscopy, optical microscopy, etc.)
  • Particle size and size distribution analysis (DLS)
  • Instrumentation of lab-scale machineries (3D printing, Autodesk AutoCAD, 3dsMax)
  • Data analysis: OriginLab, Microsoft office, JMP, ImageJ


Current Research

  • Functional coating
  • Biomaterials for flexible packaging
  • Fibrous scaffolds

Job Description

Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D., TMI, UGA, USA, 2021-

  • Nanocellulosic hydrogel synthesis and its applications
    • Developing biobased coating materials for flexible packaging applications, Sponsored by The National Science Foundation Industry & University Cooperative Research, CB2
  • Fibrous scaffolds for cell culture studies
    • PHB polymer-based fibrous scaffolds
    • PVDF polymer-based fibrous scaffolds

Graduate Fellow Research Assistant, MS, TMI, UGA, USA

  • Developing piezoelectric textiles for harvesting electrical energy, TenCate Geosynthetics
    • Nanofiber and thin film coating techniques and their application in developing energy-generating piezoelectric yarns
    • Melt extrusion coating based electrical energy generating triboelectric yarns

Trainee Merchandiser, Ha-meem Group, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Woven shirt merchandising- materials sourcing, product development, supply chain, resource management, and product shipment

Internship, Square Textiles Limited, Gazipur, Bangladesh

  • Yarn spinning- inventory management, resource management, R&D, quality control, production, and utility maintenance



TenCate, Developing piezoelectric textiles for harvesting electrical energy


MISSION, Thermal analysis of prototype materials


Buhler Yarns, Analysis of fiber properties


Voith Group, XRD analysis of polymeric materials

Journal Articles


  • Uddin, M. M., Blevins, B., Yadavalli, N. S., Pham, M. T., Nguyen, T. D., Minko, S., & Sharma, S. (2022). Highly flexible and conductive stainless-steel thread based piezoelectric coaxial yarn nanogenerators via solution coating and touch-spun nanofibers coating methods. Smart Materials and Structures, 31(3), 035028. http://doi:10.1088/1361-665x/ac5015
  • M. M. Uddin, N. S. Yadavalli, T. D. Nguyen, S. Minko, and S. Sharma, “Melt coated flexible stainless-steel thread based co-axial triboelectric yarn nanogenerators,” Mater. Technol., pp. 1–15, Feb. 2022.


  • Sikdar, P., Uddin, M. M., Dip, T. M., Islam, S., Hoque, M. S., Dhar, A. K., & Wu, S. (2021). Recent advances in the synthesis of smart hydrogels. Mater. Adv, 2(14), 4532-4573.


May 2022

Poster Presentation, “Co-axial Yarn Based Electrical Nanogenerators of Flexible Metal Threads", TECHTEXTIL NORTH AMERICA, 2022, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, USA

 Oct 2019

Poster Presentation, “Application of Core-Sheath Nanofibrous Yarn as Implantable Medical Textiles", 4th International Symposium on Materials from Renewables (ISMR), 2019, University of Georgia, USA


Sep 2020


Working Papers

  • PVDF and its copolymers-based piezoelectric scaffolds provided non-invasive electrical stimulation for enhanced cellular response 
  • Synthesis, degradation, and detection of chemicals utilizing triboelectric nanogenerators
  • Recent advances in TENGs for marineapplications: energy harvesting, environmental monitoring and self-powered equipment
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