Staff Directory – Chemical Engineering Technology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zarina bt. Zakaria

Associate Professor

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Biotechnology (USM, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Tropical Forest Resource Management (UPM, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. Botany (UM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Mushroom Technology

Research Interests: Mushroom spawn production; Mushroom cultivation system; Fish Feed Formulation

Email: zarinaz@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Siti Kartini Binti Enche Ab Rahim

Industrial Network & Strategic Management Coordinator / Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering. (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Reaction Kinetics

Research Interests: Photocatalysis; Reaction Kinetics; Mass Transport Modelling

Email: sitikartini@unimap.edu.my

Nur Izzati Binti Iberahim

Programme Chairperson (RY20 – Industrial Chemical Process) / Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. (Chemical Engineering and Process) (UKM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Biochemical Engineering (UKM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Biomass extraction

Research Interests: Biomass extraction; Omega-3 production

Email: izzatiiberahim@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Noorulnajwa Diyana Yaacob

Programme Chairperson (RY21 – Industrial Biotechnology) / Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Polymer Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Bioprocess Engineeering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. Biotechnology (UPM,Malaysia)

Expertise: Fermentation Technology

Research Interests: Enzyme Technology; Biofuel; Biocomposite

Email: noorulnajwa@unimap.edu.my

Roshita Ibrahim

Programme Chairperson (RY01 – Food Technology) / Lecturer

Academic Background:

  •      M. Sc. Postharvest Technology (UPM, Malaysia)
  •      B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and Food Science specialising in Food Science (Uni. of Nottingham, UK)

Expertise: Food Processing

Research Interests: Mushroom Production; Food Product Development; Food Quality Systems (Halal, GMP, HACCP, etc.)

Email: roshita@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Adilah binti Anuar

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)

Expertise: Powder Technology

Research Interests: Nanomaterial; Biotechnology; Bioprocessing Technology

Email: adilahanuar@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Abdul Latif Bin Abdul Rani

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  •      PhD in Environmental Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  •      Master of Environment (UPM, Malaysia)
  •      B. Sc. (Hons.) Applied Chemistry (UiTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Hazardous Waste Treatment (Stabilization and solidification technique)

Research Interests: Cement chemistry; Environmental pollution treatment; Remediation technology

Email: latifrani@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Alina Rahayu Mohamed

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Chemistry (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. Chemistry (Hons.) (University of Sheffield, UK)

Expertise: Biomass pyrolysis

Research Interests: Biomass pyrolysis in fixed-bed reactor; Optimization of pyrolysis process parameters using Design of Expert software; Non-isothermal thermogravimetric pyrolysis kinetics of biomass

Email: alina@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Ahmad Anas Nagoor Gunny

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Biochemical-Biotechnology (UIAM, Malaysia)

Expertise:  Enzyme technology

Research Interests: Green solvents; Enzyme technology

Email: ahmadanas@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Hoo Peng Yong

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. (Hons.) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Catalysis development, characterization and testing

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysts; Mesoporous materials; Organic transformation and reactions.

Email: pengyong@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Kunasundari Balakrishnan

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Industrial Microbiology (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. (Industrial Biology) (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Fermentation

Research Interests: Cellulase producing microorganisms; Lignocellulosic materials; Microbial polyesters

Email: kunasundari@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Mohd Faidz Mohamad Shahimin

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Land Reclamation and Remediation (University of Alberta, Canada)
  • B. Sc. Biotechnology (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)

Expertise: Environmental Biotechnology

Research Interests: Anaerobic biodegradation of organics and inorganics; Microbial fingerprinting and ecology; Environmental analytical chemistry

Email: mohdfaidz@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Mohd Sharizan Md Sarip

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • M. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UMP, Malaysia)

Expertise:  Advance separation process

Research Interests: Sub critical water extraction; Solubility prediction; Mass transfer modelling

Email: sharizan@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Ng Qi Hwa

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Membrane Separation Technology

Research Interests: Advanced Materials; Nanotechnology; Wastewater Treatment

Email: qhng@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Noor Ainee Binti Zainol

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Solid Waste Management (USM, Malaysia)
  • Master of Environment (UPM, Malaysia)
  • B. Tech. (Environment) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Landfill leachate treatment

Research Interests: Waste management; Renewable energy; Environmental management

Dr. Noor Hasyierah Mohd Salleh

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Bioprocess  Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (Biochemical Engineering) (UKM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Biopesticide

Research Interests: Formulation of biopesticide from plant extract; Preparation of nanoemulsion from essential oil; Plant Extraction

Email: hasyierah@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Ang Qian Yee

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. Biochemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B.Eng. (Hons) Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Biomedical engineering

Research Interests: Molecular Imprinting, Biomimetics, Molecular Modelling

Email: qyang@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Zafifah binti Zamrud

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • M.Eng Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B.Sc (Hons.) Industrial Chemistry (UPM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Membrane; Separation; Polymers; Starch

Research Interests: Membrane technology; starch modification

Email: zafifah@unimap.edu.my

Dr Amirul Ridzuan Abu Bakar

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. (Universiti Malaya, Malaysia)
  • M.Sc. (USM, Malaysia)
  • B.Sc. (UKM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Bioinformatics, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests: Computational and experimental drug discovery techniques, herbal standardization

Email: amirulridzuan@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Shuit Siew Hoong

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • M. Sc. Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. (Hons) (Chemical Engineering) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Catalysis and Membrane

Research Interests: Renewable Energy, Membrane Technology, Adsorption

Email: shshuit@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Nur Suhaili Mohd Yatim

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. Membrane Technology Chemical Enginering (USM, Malaysia)
  • M.Sc. Chemical Engneering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B.Eng. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)

Expertise: Chemical engineering, Separation process, adsorption, membrane technology and wastewater treatment

Research Interests: Synthesis and application of membrane with activated carbon in wastewater treatment

Email: nursuhaili@unimap.edu.my

Dr. Siti Nur Aishah Mat Yusuf

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Technology (USM, Malaysia)
  • M.Sc. Medical Research (USM, Malaysia)
  • B.Sc.(Hons) Biomedicine (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Nanotechnology

Research Interests: Biomaterials, Nanobiotechnology, Drug Delivery, Cancer Cell Biology

Email: nuraishahyusuf@gmail.com

Dr. Ismariza Ismail

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. Science (UiTM, Malaysia)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (USM, Malaysia)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Applied Science (Analytical Chemistry) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Solid State Ionics

Research Interests: Electrochemistry, Advanced materials

Email: is_mariza@yahoo.com

Dr. Siti Nazrah Zailani

Senior Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. Bioprocess Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • M.Eng. Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B.Eng. Chemical Engineering – Bioprocess (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Solid state fermentation, liquid membrane, composting

Research Interests: Fermentation; composting; liquid membrane

Email: sitinazrah@yahoo.com

Ahmad Mukhlis Bin Abdul Rahman

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. in Biotechnology (UMS, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology (UMS, Malaysia)

Expertise: Biotechnology (Molecular Genetics)

Research Interests: Molecular Genetics; Molecular Diagnostic; Applied Microbiology

Email: mukhlis@unimap.edu.my

Amira Farzana Binti Samat

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Biological Science (IIUM, Malaysia)
  • B. Biotechnology (IIUM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Marine Biotechnology

Research Interests: Marine biotechnology; Cell and tissue culture technology; Microbiology

Email: amirafarzana@unimap.edu.my

Azlinda Abdul Ghani

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • Master of Environment (UPM, Malaysia)
  • B. Tech. (Environment) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Waste material

Research Interests: Biorenewable energy; Waste management; Environmental Management

Email: azlindaghani@unimap.edu.my

Nor Helya Iman Binti Kamaludin

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. (Chemical Engineering) (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. (Bioprocess Engineering) (UniMAP, Malaysia)

Expertise: Bioseparation

Research Interests: Phytochemistry; Biopolymer

Email: helya@unimap.edu.my

Johan Ariff Bin Mohtar

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology Engineering (IIUM,Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Biological and Chemical Engineering (Korea University, South Korea)
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Dong Yang Technical College, South Korea)

Expertise: Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests: Protein Structural Bioinformatics; Tissue Engineering; Animal Transgenesis

Email: johanariff@unimap.edu.my

Khairunissa Syairah Ahmad Sohaimi

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Separation process

Research Interests: Adsorption; Environment; Separation

Email: syairah@unimap.edu.my

Noorhidayah bt Ishak

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Materials Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. Chemistry (UiTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Synthesis of molecular imprinted polymer

Research Interests: Synthesis of functional polymer; Adsorption

Email: noorhidayah@unimap.edu.my

Nor Aida bt Yusoff

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Eng. (Chemical) (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B.Eng. (Chemical) (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Environmental Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Wastewater treatment; Advanced material

Email: aidayusoff@unimap.edu.my

Nor Munirah Bt Rohaizad

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Materials Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Tech. in Polymer (UniKL, Malaysia)

Expertise: Rubber, Polymer

Research Interests: Rubber, Polymer

Email: normunirah@unimap.edu.my

Norhidayah Binti Abd Aziz

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Microbiology and Biotechnology (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Expertise: Microbiology

Research Interests: Clinical Microbiology and Epidemiology; Wastewater management and treatment; Enzyme Technology

Email: hidayahaziz@unimap.edu.my

Nur Zatul ‘Iffah Zakaria

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Biochemical Engineering (UKM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Bioethanol production from yeast.

Research Interests: Pre-treatment of biomass; Utilization of waste; Bioethanol production

Email: nurzatul@unimap.edu.my

Sharifah Zati Hanani Syed Zuber

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Coordination Chemistry (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. Chemistry (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise:  Lanthanide coordination polymers

Research Interests: Adsorption study; lanthanide coordination polymers

Email: sharifahzati@unimap.edu.my

Siti Aminah binti Mohd Hassan

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. (Bioprocess Engineering) (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • Diplom Ingineur (FH) in Biotechnologie (Biotechnology Engineering) (FH-Bingen, Germany)

Expertise: Solid state fermentation

Research Interests: Mushroom cultivation; Fermentation process; Bioethanol production

Email: aminahhassan@unimap.edu.my

Siti Nor Azreen Binti Ahmad Termizi

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. (Chemical Engineering) (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. (Chemical Engineering) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Micro reactor; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Process Control

Email: sitinorazreen@unimap.edu.my

Sriyana Abdullah

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Bioprocess Engineering (UniMAP, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Food Engineering

Research Interests: Post-harvest technology; Natural products and food processing

Email: sriyana@unimap.edu.my

Nik Muhammad Azhar bin Nik Daud

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M.Eng. Petroleum (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Ionic Liquids, Carbene

Research Interests: Ionic liquids applications; green solvents

Email: nikazhar86@gmail.com

Dr. Iffah nadhira Madzuki

Fellow

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. Medical biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Food Science
  • B.Sc. Food Science and Technology
  • Dip. Food Technology

Expertise: Nutraceutical, food therapy

Research Interests: Functional food, osteoarthritis

Email: iffahnadhira@gmail.com

Nurul Nadzirah Mohd Yusof

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M.Sc. Chemical Engineering (USM, Malaysia)
  • B.Sc. Food Biotechnology (USIM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Enzyme Technology

Research Interests: Enzymatic catalysis, Enzyme kinetics

Email: nadzirah@unimap.edu.my

Mohd Qalani Bin Che Kasim

Vocational Training Officer

Academic Background:

  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Polymer Engineering

Research Interests: Polymer processing; Separation processing; Bioactive compounds

Email: qalani@unimap.edu.my

Rozaini Abdullah

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Chemistry (UKM, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. Oleochemistry (UKM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Oleochemistry

Research Interests: Oleochemisry; Catalytic Reaction Engineering

Email: rozainiabdullah@unimap.edu.my

Azduwin Binti Khasri

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Eng. Chemical Engineering (UTM,Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. (Hons.) Chemical Engineering (UKM,Malaysia)

Expertise: Adsorption

Research Interests: Pyrolysis; Reaction and Catalysis; Biofuel

Email: azduwin@unimap.edu.my

Khadijah Hanim Abdul Rahman

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. (Biotechnology) (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Sc. (Biotechnology) (UPM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Transcriptomics; Genomics

Email: khadijahhanim@unimap.edu.my

Nor Fauziah binti Zainudin

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. (Chemical Engineering) (USM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. (Hons.) (Chemical Engineering) (USM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Wastewater Treatment

Research Interests: Wastewater Treatment; Nanocatalysis

Email: norfauziah@unimap.edu.my

Noor Amirah Binti Abdul Halim

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Eng. Chemical (UTM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Chemical (UTM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Chemical Separation & Reaction

Research Interests: Extraction of Natural Compounds; Lignocellulosic Biomass Isolation; Wastewater Treatment

Email: amirahhalim@unimap.edu.my

Nurul Ain Harmiza Binti Abdullah

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Biotechnology (IIUM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Biochemical-Biotechnology Engineering (IIUM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Protein Purification

Research Interests: Biotechnology; Environmental engineering

Email: ainharmiza@unimap.edu.my

Zulkarnain Bin Mohamed Idris

Lecturer

Academic Background:

  • M. Sc. Biotechnology Engineering (UIAM, Malaysia)
  • B. Eng. Biochemical-Biotechnology Engineering (UIAM, Malaysia)

Expertise: Adsorption

Research Interests: Mesoporous materials; Molecular imprinting; Biomolecules recovery

Email: zulkarnainidris@unimap.edu.my