University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Engineering
     
  
 

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Poi Sim Khiew

Professor, Faculty of Engineering

Contact

  • workRoom BB 26 Block B
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
  • work+6 (03) 8924 8179
  • fax+6 (03) 8924 8017

Biography

Professor Khiew Poi Sim is a material physicist specializing in nanoscience technology and advanced materials. He currently serves as the co-Director of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (CENTAM) and was the Head of Materials, Mechanics and Structures Research Division in Faculty Engineering. He has been involved intensively in many scientific and technology based research projects that are sponsored by a number of reputable funding agencies, such as MOSTI, MOHE, MOA and CRADLE. He has published more than 100 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His inventions have been recognized by a series of innovation awards for the outstanding accomplishments in the advanced materials research. His current research work focuses on nanoscience and nanotechnology advancement, especially on utilizing the nanostructures (semiconductor, ceramic and polymer composite) for photocatalysis, biosensing, organic photovoltaic and microelectronic applications.

Expertise Summary

Nanomaterials, Nanocomposite, Nanophotocalysis, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Semiconductor for Optoelectronic, Magnetic Nanostructured Materials, Photovoltaic and Solar Cell, Conducting Polymer, Supercapacitor Fabrication and Processing, Biosensing, Graphene nanomaterial

Teaching Summary

Main teaching activity focus on a variety of Physics for Engineering Modules, including modern physics, geometrical optics, wave optics, quantum physics and material science for engineering.

Research Summary

Dr. KHIEW Poi Sim's research work focuses on nanoscience and nanotechnology advancement, especially on utilizing the nanostructures (semiconductor, ceramic and polymer composite) for photocatalysis,… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

Dr. KHIEW Poi Sim's research work focuses on nanoscience and nanotechnology advancement, especially on utilizing the nanostructures (semiconductor, ceramic and polymer composite) for photocatalysis, organic photovoltaic and microelectronic applications. His primary research interest lies in the areas of:

· Advanced nanomaterials synthesis using soft-chemistry surfactant templating technique · Nanoengineering of optically active semiconductor nanostructures for functional application in organic photovoltaic · Development of magnetic nanocrystals and nanocomposites as photocatalyst for organic dye photodegradation · Fabrication of semiconductor nanomaterials for antimicrobial application · Nanomaterials-based supercapacitor fabrication · Conducting polymer synthesis and characterization · Nanocomposite material processing and application · Radiation physics and chemistry on grafting and co-polymerization · Colloidal surfactant and lyotropic liquid crystal physical chemistry

Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8001

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