Esrat Jahan

Roles and responsibilities

Technical Officer in the Façade Systems and Products group, focusing in the development of sustainable solution for building envelop materials and their performance assessment, aging effects and durability prediction.

Responsible for conducting thermal analysis, spectroscopy, rheology, and accelerated aging of construction materials. Characterization techniques include dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA), Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), optical microscopy, thermal analysis (DSC & TGA), and single-sided nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.

Current research and/or projects

Involved in the long-term durability assessment of building membranes in contact with low embodied carbon hempcrete and service life analysis of vacuum insulated glazing system.


  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, York University (2021)
  • B.Sc., Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (2017)


  • Lassonde Entrance Scholarship, York University
  • Dean's List Award, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology


  • Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

Key publications

  • Fabrication of multifunctional PVDF/MWCNT Nanofibrous Membrane via Electrospinning for Membrane Bioreactors, Jahan, E., Eldyasti, A., Leung, S.N., SPE, ANTEC, Technical Conference, Virtual Edition, 2020.
  • Effect of fibre ratio and chemical treatment on the properties of pineapple leaf and betel nut husk fibre-reinforced hybrid polypropylene composites, Jahan E., Akter M., Hasan M., Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 637, 2020.

Esrat Jahan

Technical Officer
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English


Materials, Composites