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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

The article should be on original research work that enhances the existing knowledge in the given subject area. Review articles and survey papers are acceptable, even though new data/concepts are not presented. Articles that have not been submitted for publication or published elsewhere and expanded versions of

conference proceedings are eligible for submission. Experiments, statistical and other analyses ought to be of high technical standard and are described in sufficient detail. The article should have title, abstract, appropriate keywords (3 to 5), appropriate introduction, research model/methods, results and discussion,

conclusion, acknowledgement (if any), references and Supplementary data (if necessary). The author should follow manuscripts write-up guideline (Similar to IEEE double column format). All the pictures, diagrams and table should be clear and properly labeled. The article is presented in an intelligible fashion and is written in Standard English (either British or US). Appropriate references to related prior published works must be included.

Manuscript Format:

Manuscript must be typed with font size 11 on A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) page with moderate margins and the length of the manuscript should not exceed 10 pages.

Title Page: Should contain a concise and informative title of the article, name(s), email addresses with academic or professional affiliation(s). The corresponding author should be mentioned clearly with email address, phone number, affiliation and postal address. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address.

Abstract: The title page should be followed by a page containing only the full title (short communication) and in case of a full paper, an abstract of up to 150 words briefly pointing out purpose, principles, main results and major conclusion. Nonstandard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. 

Keywords: 3-5 keywords should be included at the bottom of the abstract page. Please carefully select the appropriate keywords which can be used for categorizing and indexing the submitted manuscript.

Introduction: A short literature review of latest and relevant prior works should be included. The motivation behind the research should be included in short at the end of introduction.

Materials and Methods: Materials used in the research work should be mentioned clearly and the methodology followed should be described in such a way that the work can be reproduced easily. Adaptation of literature methods should me mentioned with proper reference and any change made should be described clearly.

Result and Discussion: A clear and concise result discussion should be included, where the results obtained should be justified and authors should establish the significance of the results.

Headings: Your article should be divided into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, and so on. Each heading must be in a separate line and clearly describe the contents inside the section/subsection.

Tables, graphs and figures: Should be kept to minimum. Tables of data represented by graphs should not be included unless they are absolutely necessary. Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Good quality artwork files (JPG/PNG preferable) with a minimum of 300 dpi should be provided.

Conclusion: This section should summarize the outcome of the research and future directives for further expansion of the research. It should not repeat any comment already included in the abstract and result discussion sections.

Acknowledgement: Those individuals who provided help during the research (laboratory facilities, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.) should be acknowledged with due respect. Funding sources should also be mentioned with grant number (if any).

References: All references must be numbered consecutively according to their appearance in the text. Reference citations in the text should be indicated by square brackets, e.g., [1, 4, 5], and included in a numbered reference list at the end according to the following style:

For a paper in a journal: J. G. Moreno-Torres, T. Raeder, R. Alaíz-Rodríguez, N. V. Chawla, and F. Herrera, “A unifying view on dataset shift in classification,” Pattern Recognition, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 521–530, 2012.

For a paper in a conference: R. Agrawal and R. Srikant, “Fast Algorithms for Mining Association Rules,” Proc. 20th Int’l Conf. Very Large Data Bases (VLDB ’94), pp. 487-499, 1994.

For a book: B. Klaus and P. Horn, Robot Vision. Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press,1986.

For a chapter in a book: L. Li, J. Yang, and C. Li, “Super-resolution restoration and image reconstruction for passive millimeter wave imaging,” in Image Restoration— Recent Advances and Applications, A. Histace, Ed., Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, 2012, pp. 25–45.

Cover Letter

A cover letter signed (scanned signature) by the corresponding author must be submitted with the manuscript. The letter should state how the paper fits the Aims and Scope of the journal. Failure to include the cover letter will result in returning the paper to the author.

Field of Interest:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering: Electron Devices, Optoelectronics & Photonics, Photovoltaic’s, Electronics, Electronic Systems, Circuits and Systems, Smart Grid and Sustainable Energy, Renewable Energy, Biomedical Systems, Biometrics, Signal Processing, Healthcare System, Remote Sensing & Geosciences, Communication Systems, Antennas and Wireless Propagation, Device Fabrication, etc. 

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Chemical Industry and Market Analysis, Catalysis, Chemo metrics and Computational Chemistry, Nanotechnology and Materials Science,

Analytical and Organic Chemistry, Fuel Technologies, Unit Operations and Separation Processes, Environmental Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, Climate Change, etc.

Computer Science and Engineering: Advanced Computer Architecture, VLSI, Sensors & Embedded Systems, Networking, Internet Technologies, Cloud Computing and Data Center Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Databases, Big Data Analysis, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Intelligent Systems, Human Computer Interactions, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Bioinformatics, DNA Computation, Software Engineering Technologies, Data Structure and Algorithms, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Software and Systems Security, Blockchain, Embedded Systems, Quantum Computing, etc.

Nuclear Engineering: Infrastructure Development for Nuclear plant, Nuclear Education Responses, Potentiality and Challenges, Nuclear Energy Applications in Industries and Agricultures, Nuclear Medicine, Reactor Physics, Thermal Hydraulics, Nuclear Safety, Nuclear I & C, Nuclear Physics, Fusion, and Laser Technology, Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Radioactive Waste Management, Nuclear Fuel and Reactor Materials, Radiation Application, Radiation Protection, Nuclear Structural Analysis and Plant Management & Maintenance, Nuclear Policy, Economics, and Human Resource Development, etc.

Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering: Mechatronics, Automation, Control Systems, Robotic Systems Modeling, Optimization, Simulation and Experiments, Industrial Automation, Process Control, Manufacturing Process. Aero-space Robotics and Challenges, Military Robots and Drones, Humanoid Robot, Human-Robot Interaction, Medical Robotics, Intelligent Robotic System.

Submission of Manuscript: Authors should submit two soft copies (pdf format) of the manuscripts to the editor ( or following the style and format of the journal. One copy must exclude authors names, affiliations and acknowledgement. This copy will be used for review process. The authors, at the time of submitting their manuscript, must certify that the work was carried out by the author(s) and the contents of the paper were not published before or submitted for publication in any other journal (consent of every author is required for submission). If the article was previously rejected in this journal after peer review with encouragement to update and resubmit, then a complete “list of updates” must be included in a separate document. The list of updates should have the following regarding each comment: a) reviewers’ concerns, b) authors’ response to the concerns, c) actual changes implemented. In order to assist the referees, authors are requested to furnish copies of relevant unpublished or inaccessible references. 

Submission Classification: Please classify your manuscript according to the five major areas given in 6: Field of Interest. Hence, you should select anyone among EEE, ACCE, CSE, NE and RME.

Copyright Notice
Authors who publish in The Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (DUJASE) agree to the following terms that:

  1. Journal retain copyright and grant TheDhaka University Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (DUJASE) the right of first publication of the work.
  2. Creative Commons Licence
    Articles in the Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (DUJASE) are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0). This license permits Share— copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material.

Copyright and Reprint Permissions

Permissions can be sought directly from the office of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh through email at or Photocopies in part may be allowed for non-profit educational purposes.  


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Privacy Statement

Bangladesh Journals Online (BanglaJOL) is a member of the Ubiquity Partner Network coordinated by Ubiquity Press. According to the EU definitions, BanglaJOL is the data controller, and Ubiquity Press are the service providers and data processors. Ubiquity Press provide the technical platform and some publishing services to BanglaJOL and operate under the principle of data minimisation where only the minimal amount of personal data that is required to carry out a task is obtained.

More information on the type of data that is required can be found in Ubiquity Press’ privacy policy below.

Ubiquity Press Privacy Policy

We take seriously our duty to process your personal data in a fair and transparent way. We collect and manage user data according to the following Privacy Policy. This document is part of our Terms of Service, and by using the press portal, affiliated journals, book, conference and repository websites (the “Websites”), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service. Please read the Terms of Service in their entirety, and refer to those for definitions and contacts.

What type of personal data do we handle?

There are four main categories of personal data stored by our journal platform, our press platform, and our book management system; Website User data, Author data, Reviewer data and Editor data.

The minimum personal data that are stored are:

  • full name
  • email address
  • affiliation (department, and institution)
  • country of residence

Optionally, the user can provide:

  • salutation
  • gender
  • associated URL
  • phone number
  • fax number
  • reviewing interests
  • mailing address
  • ORCiD
  • a short biography
  • interests
  • Twitter profile
  • LinkedIn profile
  • ImpactStory profile
  • profile picture

The data subjects have complete control of this data through their profile, and can request for it to be removed by contacting

What do we do to keep that data secure?

We regularly backup our databases, and we use reliable cloud service providers (Amazon, Google Cloud, Linode) to ensure they are kept securely. Backups are regularly rotated and the old data is permanently deleted. We have a clear internal data handling policy, restricting access to the data and backups to key employees only. In case of a data breach, we will report the breach to the affected users, and to the press/journal contacts within 72 hours.

How do we use the data?

Personal information is only used to deliver the services provided by the publisher. Personal data is not shared externally except for author names, affiliations, emails, and links to ORCiD and social media accounts (if provided) in published articles and books which are displayed as part of the article/book and shared externally to indexes and databases. If a journal operates under open peer review then the reviewer details are published alongside the reviewer details.

How we collect and use your data:

1. When using the website

1.1 what data we collect

  • When you browse our website, we collect anonymised data about your use of the website; for example, we collect information about which pages you view, which files you download, what browser you are using, and when you were using the site.
  • When you comment on an article or book using Disqus, we are not collecting, controlling or processing the data. More details on the DISQUS privacy policy can be found on their website.
  • When you annotate an article or book, this is done via a 3rd party plugin to the website called In using this plugin we are not collecting, controlling or processing the data. More details on the privacy policy can be found on their website.

1.2 why we collect the data

  • We use anonymised website usage data to monitor traffic, help fix bugs, and see overall patterns that inform future redesigns of the website, and provide reports on how frequently the publications on our site have been accessed from within their IP ranges.

1.3 what we do (and don’t do) with the data

  • We do not collect personal information that can be used to identify you when you browse the website.
  • We currently use Google Analytics for publication reports, and to improve the website and services through traffic analysis, but no personal identifying data is shared with Google (for example your computer’s IP is anonymised before transmission).

1.4 what to do if you want to get a copy of your data, or want your data to be removed

  • Please contact to request a copy of your data, or for your data to be removed/anonymised.

2. When registering as an author, and submitting an article or book

2.1 what data we collect

  • When registering an account we ask you to log in and provide certain personal information (such as your name and email address), and there is the option to register using an ORCiD which will pre-fill the registration form.
  • As part of submitting an article for publication, you will need to provide personally identifying information which will be used for the peer review process, and will be published. This can include ‘Affiliation’, ‘Competing interests’, ‘Acknowledgements’.

2.2 why we collect the data

  • Registering an account allows you to log in, manage your profile, and participate as an author/reviewer/editor. We use cookies and session information to streamline your use of the website (for example in order for you to remain logged-in when you return to a journal). You can block or delete cookies and still be able to use the websites, although if you do you will then need to enter your username and password to login. In order to take advantage of certain features of the websites, you may also choose to provide us with other personal information, such as your ORCiD, but your decision to utilize these features and provide such data will always be voluntary.
  • Personal data submitted with the article or book is collected to allow follow good publication ethics during the review process, and will form part of the official published record in order for the provenance of the work to be established, and for the work to be correctly attributed.

2.3 what we do (and don’t do) with the data

  • We do not share your personal information with third parties, other than as part of providing the publishing service.
  • As a registered author in the system you may be contacted by the journal editor to submit another article.
  • Any books published on the platform are freely available to download from the publisher website in PDF, EPUB and MOBI formats on the publisher’s site.
  • Any personal data accompanying an article or a book (that will have been added by the submitting author) is published alongside it. The published data includes the names, affiliations and email addresses of all authors.
  • Any articles published on the platform are freely available to download from the publisher website in various formats (e.g. PDF, XML).
  • Ubiquity Press books and articles are typeset by SiliconChips and Diacritech.This process involves them receiving the book and book associated metadata and contacting the authors to finalise the layout. Ubiquity Press work with these suppliers to ensure that personal data is only used for the purposes of typesetting and proofing.
  • For physical purchases of books on the platform Ubiquity Press use print on demand services via Lightning Source who are responsible for printing and distribution via retailers. (For example; Amazon, Book Repository, Waterstones). Lightning Source’s privacy policy and details on data handling can be found on their website.

2.4 why we store the data

  • We store the account data so that you may choose to become a reviewer and be able to perform those tasks, or to become an author and submit an article and then track progress of that article.
  • Published personal data that accompanies an article or a book forms part of the official published record in order for the provenance of the work to be established, and for the work to be correctly attributed.

2.5 what to do if you want to get a copy of your data, or want your data to be removed

  • You are able to view, change and remove your data associated with your profile. Should you choose to completely delete your account, please contact us at and we will follow up with your request as soon as possible.
  • To conform to publication ethics and best practice any personal data that is published alongside an article or book cannot be removed. If you have a query about a publication to which you are attributed please contact

3. When registering as a reviewer

3.1 what data we collect

  • To become a reviewer you must first register as a user on the website, and set your preference that you would like to be considered as a reviewer. No new personal data is collected when a registered user elects to become a reviewer.
  • When registering an account we ask you to log in and provide certain personal information (such as your name and email address), and there is the option to register using an ORCiD which will pre-fill the registration form.
  • Reviewers can also be registered by editors who invite them to review a specific article. This requires the editor to provide the reviewer’s First Name, Last Name, and Email address. Normally this will be done as part of the process of inviting you to review the article or book.
  • On submitting a review, the reviewer includes a competing interest statement, they may answer questions about the quality of the article, and they will submit their recommendation.

3.2 why we collect the data

  • The data entered is used to invite the reviewer to peer review the article or book, and to contact the reviewer during and the review process.
  • If you submit a review then the details of your review, including your recommendation, your responses to any review form, your free-form responses, your competing interests statement, and any cover letter are recorded.

3.3 what we do (and don’t do) with the data

  • This data is not shared publicly and is only accessible by the Editor and system administrators of that journal or press.
  • The data will only be used in connection with that journal or press.
  • Data that is retained post final decision is kept to conform to publication ethics and best practice, to provide evidence of peer review, and to resolve any disputes relating to the peer review of the article or book.
  • For journals or presses that publish the peer reviews, you will be asked to give consent to your review being published, and a subset of the data you have submitted will become part of the published record.

3.4 what to do if you want to get a copy of your data, or want your data to be removed

  • If you would no longer like to be registered as a reviewer you can edit your profile and tick the box ‘stop being a reviewer’. This will remove you from the reviewer database, however any existing reviews you may have carried out will remain.
  • If you have been contacted by an editor to peer review an article this means that you have been registered in the system. If you would not like to be contacted for peer review you can reply to the email requesting that your data be deleted.

4. When being registered as a co-author

4.1 what data we collect

  • Co-author data is entered by the submitting author. The submitting author will already have a user account. According to standard publishing practice, the submitting author is responsible for obtaining the consent of their co-authors to be included (including having their personal data included) in the article/book being submitted to the journal/press.
  • The requested personal data for co-authors are at the bare minimum; first name, last name, institution, country, email address. This can also include; ORCID ID, Title, Middle Name, Biographical Statement, Department, Twitter Handle, Linkedin Profile Name or ImpactStory ID.

4.2 why we collect the data

  • Assuming that it is accepted for publication, this data forms part of the official published record in order for the provenance of the work to be established, and for the work to be correctly attributed.
  • Author names, affiliations and emails are required for publication and will become part of the permanent cited record.

4.3 what we do (and don’t do) with the data

  • The co-author’s personal data is stored in the author database. This personal data is only used in relation to the publication of the associated article.
  • Any co-author data collected is added to the author database and is only used in association with the article the user is co-author on.

4.5 what to do if you want to get a copy of your data, or want your data to be removed

  • To receive a copy of your data, please contact
  • To conform to publication ethics and best practice any personal data that is published alongside an article or book cannot be removed. If you have a query about a publication to which you are attributed please contact

5. When signing-up to receive newsletters

5.1 what data we collect

  • We require you to include your name and email address

5.2 why we collect and store the data, and for how long

  • This data would be collected to keep you updated with any news about the platform or specific journal

5.3 what we do (and don’t do) with the data

  • We use mailchimp to provide our mailing list services. Their privacy policy can be found here

5.4 what to do if you want to get a copy of your data or want your data to be removed

  • All emails sent via our newsletter client will include a link that will allow you to unsubscribe from the mailing list

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We may choose to buy or sell assets. In the case that control of data changes to or from Ubiquity Press and a third party, or in the case of change of ownership of Ubiquity Press or of part of the business where the control of personal data is transferred, we will do our best to inform all affected users and present the options.

(Updated: 25 February 2020)