Prof. Azlin Fazlina OsmanUniversiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
Biomedical polymer, nanotechnology, nanocomposites, green materials, biocomposites,
chemistry and properties of materials.
Assoc. Prof. Dr Azlin Fazlina Osman obtained her PhD degree in Nanotechnology from Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), The University of Queenland, Australia. She is now an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), a Leader for Biomedical & Nanotechnology Group in Center of Excellence Geopolymer and Green Technology (CEGeoGTech), UniMAP and Deputy Director at Research Management Centre, UniMAP. Her research interests are in the field of biomedical polymer, nanotechnology, nanocomposites, biocomposites, chemistry and properties of materials. She is the first author / corresponding author of several articles published in Q1 and Q2 journals, and has published more than 100 scientific papers in the field of polymer, composites, nanocomposites, nanoparticles, biocomposites, geopolymer and biomedical polymers. She is supervising more than 20 postgraduate students who are working in these particular areas and being involved in several professional memberships such as Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Professional Technologist in Materials Science Technology from Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT) and Professional Member of Institute of Materials Malaysia (IMM).
Prof. Ahmad Zuhairi AbdullahUniversiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Reaction engineering, environmental engineering
Professor Dr Ahmad Zuhairi Abdullah received his B. Tech (Hons), MSc, and PhD in 1995, 2000, and 2004, respectively. He was the Deputy Dean (Industry and Community Network) at School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia between 2010-2012 and Deputy Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) between 2013-2018. He will also serve his deanship of the school in 2022-2024. He is registered as a Professional Technologist at Malaysian Board of Technologists (MBOT) and a Fellow Member of Institut Kimia Malaysia. His research works mostly involve the use of ordered porous materials in oleochemical reactions, renewable energy, waste treatment, and waste valorization. He has nearly 300 refereed publications in journals and book/book chapters mainly as the main author, and also involves as a technical committee member to nearly 150 international scientific conferences. He is often invited to share his research experiences in international conferences held in Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, Pakistan, The Philippines and China. In addition, he is an evaluator for research proposals from different agencies locally as well as from several international scientific bodies in the USA, Oman, Qatar, Kazakhstan, and Chile. He is also an expert panel of the Department of Environment Malaysia for the evaluation of Environmental Impact Assessment reports for various proposed projects related to petrochemical complexes, paper mills, metal smelting, chemical, lead-acid battery recycle plants, etc. He is one of the recipients of the Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) award in 2014 and listed in the List of World’s Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University in 2020 and 2021. His h-index (Scopus) currently stands at 54 with more than 10,000 citations.
Associate Professor Md Wasikur Rahman
Jashore University of Science and Technology/
Department of Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh
Nanotechnology, Energy storage, Polymer synthesis, Food packaging, Water treatment, etc.
Dr. Rahman has fourteen (14) years of research and teaching experience in Italy, Malaysia and Bangladesh. He served in the Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering of Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) as Postdoctoral fellow in 2014-2015. During his fellowship at UMP and UNITO, he actively participated in various research projects as guidance of PhD and graduate students. Currently he is supervising eleven (11) research students of different academic levels and supervised around thirty (30) students in the past. At present he has accomplished research expertise in hydrogen storage technology, natural and synthetic polymers; nanomaterials development, characterization and their potential applications in separation processes related to energy, water treatment and waste management towards smart and cleaner environment. He has received research grants (approximately BDT 6 Million) from the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), University Grants Commission (UGC), internal allocation from the university (JUST) of the country.
ASSOC. PROF. ChM. DR. ONG MENG CHUAN
Faculty of science and marine science
Universiti malaysia terengganu
Heavy metals pollution
Dr. Ong Meng Chuan is an Associate Professor with the Marine Science Program at the Faculty of Science and Marine Environment, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT). His field of expertise includes marine pollution specifically on heavy metals pollution. Dr. Ong is actively involved in teaching and research as well as knowledge transfer programs to communities and school children. He is actively engaged in research and form a Research Interest Group, Ocean Pollution and Ecotoxicology (OPEC) Research Group among UMT researchers and also from other institution in Malaysia. He is currently mentoring 5 postgraduates who are pursuing their Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees by research. He has successfully guided 10 postgraduate students (2 Ph.D. and 8 M.Sc.) as main and co-supervisor until project completion and graduation. Besides, he has also supervised 62 undergraduate final year research projects as main supervisor. He has published more than 70 research outputs in scientific journals, chapters in book, monograph and conference papers. He also appointed as Associate Fellow at the Institute of Oceanography and Environment, UMT and Academy of Science Malaysia Associate Fellow. He was also recently appointed as the Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) research grant evaluator.