University of Nottingham Malaysia
Department of
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
     
  

Research

Research profiles for Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Staff

Research group (RG) / Research centres

Broad area of research

Specific area of research

Research link with Nottingham UK

Prof Dominic Foo

Sustainable Process Integration (SPI) RG; Centre of Excellence for Green TechnologiesCentre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Process integration

-     Waste minimisation

-     Carbon emission reduction

Dr Jon McKechnie

Prof Suyin Gan

Combustion and Fuels RG; Centre of Excellence for Green Technologies

Energy and fuels

-     Biofuels production

-     Combustion and emissions

-     Environmental remediation

 

Prof Chung Lim Law

Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering RG

Food Processing and Engineering

-     Food preservation

-     Food quality and safety

-     Dehydrated food, fruits and vegetables and drying Technology

-     Fluidised bed technology

Dr Nicholas Watson

Prof Sivakumar Manickam

Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (NATAM)

Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials

-     Nanomaterials

-     Nanoformulations

-     Nanobiosensors

-     Water/Wastewater treatment

Dr Rachel Gomes

Dr Nicholas Watson

Dr Ifty Ahmed

Prof Denny Ng

Sustainable Process Integration (SPI) RG; Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil ResearchCentre of Excellence for Green Technologies

Process integration

Process Design

-     Integrated biorefinery

-     Resource conservation

Professor Alex Conradie

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Yi Jing Chan

Water and Wastewater Treatment; Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Wastewater treatment, renewable energy

-     Wastewater treatment

-     Biogas technology

-     Bioreactor Design

 

Dr Nishanth Chemmangattuvalappil

Sustainable Process Integration (SPI) RG; Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Chemical Product design

Process Design

-     Integrated biorefinery

-     Design of solvents and ionic liquids

 

Dr Svenja Hanson

None

Energy, Environment, Sustainability

-     Biomass pyrolysis

-     Biomass Combustion/Ignition

-     Environmental Management /Assessment

-     Waste plastics

 

Dr Ching Lik Hii

Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Food Processing and Engineering

-     Drying & dehydration

-     Heat & mass transfer

-     Food antioxidants

 

DDr Hon Loong Lam

Sustainable Process Integration (SPI) RG; Centre of Excellence for Green TechnologiesCentre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Network synthesis and optimisation

-     Biomass Supply chain

-     Network optimisation and debottlenecking      

-     Green operational management

 

Dr Phei Li Lau

Polymer Composites RG

Environment

-     Recycled composites for energy harvesting

-     Artificial enzymes for carbon absorption

Dr Anca PordeaDr Rachel L. Gomes

Dr Lai Yee Lee

Combustion and Fuel

Biomass conversion

-     Environmental pollution and wastewater treatment

-     Nanomaterials and  adsorbent development

 

Dr Siew Shee Lim

None

Biomaterials and waste water treatment

-     Nanomaterials or composite materials for tissue engineering

-     Nanomaterials for waste water treatment

Dr Ifty Ahmed

Dr Sze Pheng Ong

Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Food Processing and Engineering

-      Food processing & dehydration

-      Plant & food microstructure

-      Phytochemical & natural antioxidants

-      Modelling & simulation (food product quality)

 

Dr Pau Loke Show

Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Bioprocess Engineering

-     Extraction of bio products

-     Synthesis of ionic liquid

-     Fermentation & enzymes

-     Biopolymer & Microalgae

 

Dr Suchithra Thangalazhy Gopakumar

Combustion and Fuels; Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Biomass and Biofuels

-     Biomass pre-treatment

-     Biomass thermochemical conversion

-     Biofuel upgrading

Extraction of bio-chemicals

 

 

 

 

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Dr Senthil Kumar Arumugasamy

None

Process Modelling and  Control

-     Artificial Neural Networks

-     Model Predictive control

-     Biopolymerization

Prof Derek Irvine

Dr Faye Chong

Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (NATAM)Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Environmental technologies

-     Modelling and simulation

-     Material science

-     Water and wastewater treatment

 

Dr Ianatul Khoiroh

Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Separation and Purification

-     Thermophysical properties

-     Molecular dynamics simulations

-     Polymer physics

 

Dr Anurita Selvarajoo

Water and Wastewater Treatment; Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Biomass and wastewater technologies

-     Water/wastewater treatment

-     Pyrolysis

 

Dr Vasanthi Sethu

Water and Wastewater Treatment; Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research

Environmentally friendly technologies for water and wastewater

-     Biosorption technology

-     Coagulation and Flocculation technology

-     Material recovery and recycling from waste water

 

Dr Joyce Tiong

Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (NATAM)

Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials

-     Catalytic synthesis and reactions

-     Advanced nanomaterials

-     Nanoemulsions

 

Dr Sara Kazemi Yazdi

Water and Wastewater Treatment

Sustainable water and wastewater treatment

-     Sustainable drainage systems design

-     Optimisation methods in storm water drainage

-     Flood prevention and storm water quality.

 

 

SOME RESEARCH RELATED AWARDS

The DaSilva Award 2018

IEM Research Paper Competition 2017

Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian Awards 2017

International Conference and Exposition on Inventions 2017

ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2017

IChemE Young Academic of the Year 2016

Top Research Scientist Malaysia 2016

IEM Young Engineer Award for the year 2015

Vice Chancellor Award 2014 - University of Nottingham

SCEJ Award for Outstanding Asian Researcher and Engineer 2013 - Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan

The Outstanding Young Malaysian Award 2012 - Junior Chamber International (JCI) 

IChemE Young Chemical Engineer Award 2012

IEM Young Engineer Award for the year 2010

Innovator of the Year Award 2009 - Institution of Chemical Engineers UK (IChemE)

 

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