PUBLICATIONS

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Journal Publications

Google Scholar: citations = 590; h-index = 12; i10-index = 16

In preparation:

  1. Mahmud K., Vladislav Bastrikov, Ankur Desai, Dennis Baldocchi, Kim Novick, Russell L. Scott, Natasha MacBean. “Comparison of in situ CO2 fluxes, MODIS NDVI and PhenoCam GCC data for optimizing seasonal predictions of leaf phenology and gross carbon uptake” In preparation.

  2. Mahmud K., Medlyn B., Kumarathunge D., Drake J.E., Aspinwall M.J.  and Tjoelker M.G. “Contribution of climate warming impacts on individual plant physiological processes to plant growth” In preparation.

  3. Mahmud K., Medlyn B., Duan H., and Tissue D.T.  “Drought response of Eucalyptus seedling growth” In preparation.

  4. Mahmud K., Kumarathunge D., Drake J.E., Tjoelker M.G. Francisco J.C. and Medlyn B. “Which mechanisms determine the temperature response of tree seedling growth?” In preparation.

Under review:

  1. Mahmud K., Joel A. Biederman, Russell L. Scott, Marcy Litvak, Thomas Kolb, Tilden P. Meyers, Praveena Krishnan, Vladislav Bastrikov, Natasha MacBean. “Optimizing Carbon Cycle Parameters Drastically Improves Terrestrial Biosphere Model Underestimates of Dryland Mean Net CO2 Flux and its Inter-Annual Variability” Under review at Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. Preprint

Peer-reviewed Journals:

  1. Mingkai J., Medlyn B., Drake J.E., Duursma R.A., Anderson I.C., Barton C., Boer M., Carrillo Y., Castaneda-Gomez L., Collins L., Crous K.Y., De Kauwe M., dos Santos B.M., Emmerson K.M., Facey S.L., Gherlenda A.N., Gimeno T.E., Hasegawa S., Johnson S.N., Kannaste A., Macdonald C.A., Mahmud K., Moore B.D., Nazaries L., Neilson E., Nielsen N., Niinemets U., Noh N.J., Ochoa-Hueso R., Pathare V.S., Pendall E., Pihlblad J., Pineiro J., Powell J.R., Power S., Reich P., Renchon A., Riegler M., Rinnan R., Rymer P., Salomon R., Singh B., Smith B., Tjoelker M.G., Walker J., Wujeska-Klause A., Yang J., Zaehle S. & Ellsworth D.S. (2020) “The fate of carbon in a mature forest under carbon dioxide enrichment” Nature 580, 227–231, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2128-9. PDF

  2. Yang J., Medlyn B.E., Duursma R.A., De Kauwe M.G., Kumarathunge D., Gimeno T.E., Crous K.Y., Ellsworth D.S., Mahmud K., Peters J., Choat B., Eamus D. “Incorporating non-stomatal limitation improves the ability of leaf and canopy gas exchange models to capture VPD responses” Tree Physiology, tpz103, https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpz103. PDF

  3. Mahmud, K., Medlyn B., Duursma R. A., Campany C. and De Kauwe M. (2018) “Inferring the effects of sink strength on plant carbon balance from experimental measurements” Biogeosciences, 15, 4003-4018, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4003-2018. PDF

  4. Mahmud, K., Mariethoz G., Baker A. and Pauline C.T. (2018) “Hydrological characterization of cave drip waters in a porous limestone: Golgotha Cave, Western Australia” Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 977-988, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-977-2018. PDF

  5. Mahmud K., Mariethoz G., Baker A., Treble P.C., Markowska M. and McGuire L. (2015). “Estimation of deep infiltration in unsaturated limestone environments using cave LiDAR and drip count data” Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 19, 1–35, DOI: 10.5194/hessd-19-1-2015. PDF

  6. Mahmud K., Mariethoz G., Pauline C.T., Baker A. (2015). “Terrestrial LiDAR Survey and Morphological Analysis to Identify Infiltration Properties in the Tamala Limestone, Western Australia, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2451088. PDF

  7. Mahmud, K., Mariethoz, Baker A. and Sharma A. (2015) “Integrating Multiple Scales of Hydraulic Conductivity Measurements in Training Image-Based Stochastic Models” Water Resources Research, Vol. 51(1), pp. 465–480, DOI: 10.1002/2014WR016150. PDF

  8. Mahmud, K., Mariethoz, G., Tahmasebi, P., Caers, J. and Baker A. (2014)“Simulation of Earth textures by conditional image quilting” Water Resources Research, Vol. 50 (4), pp. 3088–3107, DOI: 10.1002/2013WR015069. PDF

  9. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D., Shams, S. and Al-Amin, M. (2012) “Comparative Analysis of Extended Aeration and Fenton Process in Landfill Leachate Treatment”, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 4, No.3/4, pp. 233 - 252.PDF

  10. Azom, M. R., K. Mahmud, K., Yahya, S. M., Sontu, A. and Himon, S. B. (2012) “Environmental Impact Assessment of Tanneries: A Case Study of Hazaribag in Bangladesh”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 152-156. PDF

  11. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D. and Shams, S. (2012) “Different Treatment Strategies for Highly Polluted Landfill Leachate in Developing Countries”, Waste Management, Volume 32, Issue 11, pp. 2096–2105. PDF

  12. Mahmud, K., Yahya, S.M., Navid, E.H. and Hossain, S.M. (2011) “Organic Contaminant Destruction from Landfill Leachate by Optimizing Fenton Treatment Process”, Canadian Journal on Environmental, Construction and Civil Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 118-124.  PDF

  13. Shams, S. Mahmud, K. and Al-Amin M. (2011) “Building Greener Homes Based on Coding and Rating System”, IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET), Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 480-484. PDF

  14. Rahman, M.T., Ahsan, S. and Mahmud, K. (2011) “Stress - Strain Characteristics of Flexible Pavement using Finite Element Method” International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 233-240. PDF

  15. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D. and Ahmed S. (2011) “Advanced Landfill Leachate Treatment with Least Sludge Production Using Modified Fenton Process”, International Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 259-270. PDF

  16. Islam, M. M., Mahmud, K., Faruk, O. and Billah S. (2011) “Textile Dyeing Industries in Bangladesh for Sustainable Development”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD), vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 428-436. PDF

  17. Shams, S. Mahmud, K. and Al-Amin M. (2011) “A comparative analysis of building materials for sustainable construction with emphasis on CO2 reduction” Int. J. Environment and Sustainable Development, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 364-374. PDF

  18. Mahmud, K., Islam, M.R. and Al-Amin, M. (2010). “Study the Reinforced Concrete Frame with Brick Masonry Infill due to Lateral Loads”, International Journal of Civil & Environmental Engineering IJCEE-IJENS, Vol.10, No.04, pp. 35-40. PDF

Conference paper / Presentations
  1. Mahmud K., Joel A. Biederman, Russell L. Scott, Marcy Litvak, Thomas Kolb, Tilden P. Meyers, Praveena Krishnan, Vladislav Bastrikov, Natasha MacBean. “Photosynthesis and Phenology Parameter Optimization Alleviates Terrestrial Biosphere Model Underestimate of Net CO2 Flux Interannual Variability at Semiarid Sites” AGU Fall meeting 2020, San Francisco, CA, USA, Submitted.

  2. Mahmud K., Joel A. Biederman, Russell L. Scott, Marcy Litvak, Thomas Kolb, Tilden P. Meyers, Praveena Krishnan, Vladislav Bastrikov, Natasha MacBean. “Parameter Optimization at Multiple AmeriFlux Semiarid Sites Improves Terrestrial Biosphere Model Prediction of CO2 Exchange” AmeriFlux annual meeting 2020, USA, Submitted.

  3. Mahmud K., Medlyn B., Kumarathunge D., Drake J.E., Aspinwall M.J.  and Tjoelker M.G.  “Resolving climate warming impacts on plant carbon balance processes – inference from data assimilation”. AGU Fall meeting 2018, Washington D.C., USA, 10-14 December 2018, Oral presentation accepted.

  4. Mingkai J., Medlyn B., Duursma R., Drake J.E., Anderson I., Barton C., Boer M., Carrillo Y., Collins L., Crous K.Y., De Kauwe M., Facey S.L., Gherlenda A., Gimeno T.E., Gomez L.C., Hasegawa S., MacDonald C., Mahmud K., Moore B., Moreno R.L.S., Nazaries L., Nevado J.P., Noh N.J., Pathare V., Pendall E., Powell J., Power S., Reich P., Renchon A., Riegler M., Rymer P., Tjoelker M., Wujeska-Klause A., Yang J., Zaehle S., and Ellsworth D.S. “The fate of carbon in a mature Eucalypt woodland under CO2 enrichment and phosphorus limitation”. AGU Fall meeting 2018, Washington D.C., USA, 10-14 December 2018, Oral presentation accepted.

  5. Mahmud K., Medlyn B., Duursma R., Campany C. and De Kauwe M. “Use of data assimilation to infer the effects of sink strength on plant carbon balance processes”. Society for Mathematical Biology SMB2018, Sydney, Australia, 8-12 July 2018.

  6. Medlyn B., Mahmud K., Duursma R., Pfautsch S., and Campany C. “When growth and photosynthesis don’t match: implications for carbon balance models”. AGU Fall meeting 2017, New Orleans, USA, 11-15 December 2017.

  7. Baker A., Pauline C.T., Markowska M., Anderson M., Wang Z., Mahmud, K., Coleborn K., and Cuthbert M. O. (2017). “Climate and groundwater recharge: the story from Australian caves”. Australasian Groundwater Conference 2017, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 11-13 July 2017.

  8. Mariethoz G., Mahmud, K., Baker A. and Pauline C.T. (2015). “Flow Classification and Cave Discharge Characteristics in Unsaturated Karst Formation”. AGU Fall meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA, 14-18 December 2015.

  9. Baker A., Treble P., Coleborn K., Mahmud K., Markowska M., Flemons I. (2015). “Hundreds of automatic drip counters reveal infiltration water discharge characteristics in Australian caves”. AGU Fall meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA, 14-18 December 2015.

  10. Treble P., Baker A., Fairchild I.J., Bradley C., Mahmud K., Andersen M.S., Meredith K., Mariethoz M. (2015). “Roles of Transpiration, Forest Bioproductivity and Fire on a Long-Term Dripwater Hydrochemistry Dataset from Golgotha Cave, SW Australia”. AGU Fall meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA, 14-18 December 2015.

  11. Mahmud, K., Mariethoz G., Baker A., Pauline C.T., Markowska M. and McGuire L. (2015). “Characterising Groundwater Recharge from Cave Terrestrial LiDAR and Drip Water Analysis”. Australian Groundwater Conference 2015, Canberra, Australia, 3-5 November 2015.

  12. Mahmud K, Mariethoz G, Baker A, Sharma A (2014). Assimilating Hydraulic Conductivity Data Using Multiscale Training Images, AGU Fall meeting 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA, 15-19 December 2014.

  13. Mahmud K., Mariethoz G., Pauline C.T., Baker A. (2014). Lidar Investigation of Infiltration Water Heterogeneity in the Tamala Limestone, SW WA. AGU Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA, 15-19 December 2014.

  14. Mahmud K, Mariethoz G, Baker A (2013). Integrating Multiple Scales of Hydraulic Conductivity Measurements in Training Image-Based Stochastic Models. AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, 9-13 December 2013.

  15. Mahmud K, Tahmasebi P, Mariethoz G, Caers J, Baker A (2013). Application of image quilting for conditional simulation of geological textures. International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) 2013, Perth, Australia, 15-20 September 2013.

  16. Mahmud K, Tahmasebi P, Mariethoz G, Caers J, Baker A (2013). Simulation of Earth textures by Conditional Image Quilting. 15th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Madrid, Spain, 2-6 September 2013.

  17. Mahmud, K., Mariethoz, G. & Baker A. (2012). “Conditional Simulation of Geological Textures by Image Quilting” Paper presented in the 1st International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, 12-14 December, 2012.

  18. Islam, M.M., Mahmud, K., Faruk O. and Billah S. (2011). “Assessment of Environmental Impacts for Textile Dyeing Industries in Bangladesh” Proceedings of the International Conference on Green Technology and Environmental Conservation, GTEC 2011, pp. 236-244.      PDF

  19. Al–Amin, M. Mahmud, K., Hosen, S. and Islam M. A. (2011). “Domestic Water Consumption Patterns in a Village in Bangladesh” 4th Annual Paper Meet and 1stCivil Engineering Congress, ISBN: 978-984-33-4363-5, pp. 83-85. PDF

  20. Hoq S.M.A. & Sabbir M.A. and Mahmud, K. (2011). “Introduction of rhombus frame to improve building performance in earthquake” 4th Annual Paper Meet and 1st Civil Engineering Congress, ISBN: 978-984-33-4363-5, pp. 298-302. PDF

  21. Mahmud, K., Sabbir M.A. and Sakib, N. (2011). “Characteristic Assessment of Matuail Landfill Leachate” Proceedings of the International Conference - 2011 on Environmental Technology & Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development, ISBN: 978-984-33-3055-0, pp. 410-419. PDF

  22. Yahya, S.M., Mahmud, K., Navid, E.H. and Hossain, S.M. (2011). “Ship Breaking and Recycling Industry in Bangladesh - Towards Sustainable Development to Mitigate Environmental Hazards” Proceedings of the 3rd CUTSE International Conference, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia, pp. 567-575. PDF

  23. Shams S., Mahmud K., Al - Amin M. and Rahman M. T. (2011). “An Assessment of Greener Homes by Coding and Rating System” Proceedings of the International Conference - 2011 on Environmental Technology & Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development, ISBN: 978-984-33- 3055-0, pp. 603-612.http://www.scribd.com/doc/51041431/Proceeding-of-Int-Conference-on-Environmental-Technology-and-Construction-Engineering-for-Sustainable-Development-2011

  24. Sakib N., Mahmud K., Mumtaz M. and Khusru S. (2011). “Fire Spread Parameters Regarding Knitwear: Generated Heat Flux and Thermal Insulation by Cotton Around Columns” Proceedings of the International Conference - 2011 on Environmental Technology & Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development, ISBN: 978-984-33-3055-0, pp. 440-445.http://www.scribd.com/doc/51041431/Proceeding-of-Int-Conference-on-Environmental-Technology-and-Construction-Engineering-for-Sustainable-Development-2011

  25. Mahmud, K., Hossain, M.D. and Shams, S. (2011). “Application of Fenton Process in Treating Landfill Leachate”, Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries, WasteSafe 2011, ISBN: 978-984-33-2705-5, pp. 69 (1-8). PDF

  26. Mahmud, K., Sakib, N. and Rahman, M.T. (2011). “Effect of Soft Storey in Reinforced Concrete Frame Structure” Proceeding of the Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation and Education, CERIE 2011, ISBN: 978-984-33-2140-4, pp. 121-126.http://www.sust.edu/conference/cerie2011/CERIE_2011_Proceedings.pdf

  27. Rahman, S.M.S., Shams, S. and Mahmud, K. (2010). “Study of Solid Waste Management and its Impact on Climate Change: A Case Study of Dhaka City in Bangladesh”, Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Japan, Sept. 2010, pp. 229-231. PDF

  28. Yahya, S.M., Shams, S., Islam, A.K.M.S. and Mahmud, K. (2010). “Climate Change Impacts on Flood Vulnerability for Dhaka City”, Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Japan, Sept. 2010, pp. 37-39. PDF