Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh
Dr. Md.Abdul Jalil is a professor of Civil Engineering Department at BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his Ph.D in Civil Engineering in 1993 from Tokyo University, Japan under ADB Scholarship. He conducted post doctoral research on water management in Loughborough University, UK under Commonwealth Fellowship. He was appointed as a Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering of BUET in 1986. He was promoted to the post of Assistant Professor in 1989. He became Associate Professor in 1996 and Professor in 2001. He has published over 40 papers upto now.His reserach areas are biogas generation from solid wastes, water and wastewater treatment technologies, and rain water harvesing.
This paper presents the results of two sets of laboratory experiments on biogas generation from the wastes of a rural vegetable market of Bangladesh under daily feed condition. The daily average composition of easily biodegradable wastes was used as the substrate for biogas generation. Cow dung, cauliflower stick, papaya and potato were the major biodegradable wastes.