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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Dr. Zarina Binti Aspanut
Designation
  Senior Lecturer
Department
  Department of Physics
Faculty
  Faculty of Science
Tel. No. (Office)
  0172158764
E-mail Address
  zarinaaspanut@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-1139-2010
Address(Office)
  Department of Physics, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
PhD (Eng.), UNIVERSITY OF GIFU
MEng, TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
BSc, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)
DIPLOMA IN SCIENCE, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA (UITM)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Persatuan Sains dan Teknologi Keadaan Pepejal Malaysia, Ajk, Member, 2013, (National)

The society of Chromatographic Science, Member, 2006-2010, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Exam Coordinator, Department Of Physics, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jan-13 - 01-Dec-14

AJK Pemeriksa Ijazah Dasar, Department Of Physics, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jan-13 - 01-Dec-14

AJK Pemeriksa Ijazah Dasar, Department Of Physics, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jan-09 - 31-Dec-11

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Nano Particle (Detection of silica colloids in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC))

Biomaterials Engineering (Superconductor Quantumn Interference Device (SQUID), Ultra small particle magnetic detection, Hybridization)

Nano Particle (Characterization of embedded metal in silicon oxide matrix thin film)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2013

Kee Wah Chan, Saadah Abd Rahman, Zarina Aspanut. 2013, Effect of rapid thermal annealing time on Au/SiOx film prepared by hot wire assisted plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition technique. Journal of Material Chemistry and Physics, Volume 140, Issue 1, 37-41 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chan, K.W., Goh, B.T., Rahman, S.A., Aspanut, Z. 2013. Au/nc-Si:H core Cshell nanostructures prepared by hot wire assisted plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technique. Surface & Coatings Technology. Article In Press. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Structure deformation of indium oxide from nanoparticles into nanostructured polycrystalline films by in situ thermal radiation treatment Su Kong Chong, Siti Nur Azieani Azizan, Kee Wah Chan, Hong-Quan Nguyen, Wee Siong Chiu, Zarina Aspanut, Chang Fu Dee and Saadah Abdul Rahman (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Au/nc-Si:H core shell nanostructures prepared by hot wire assisted plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technique Kee Wah Chan , Boon Tong Goh, Saadah Abdul Rahman, Zarina Aspanut (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2012

Goh,B.T., Aspanut,Z., Muhamad,M.R., Rahman,S.A. 2012. Optical properties and crystallinity of hydrogenated nanocrystalline silicon (nc-Si:H) thin films deposited by rf-PECVD.Vacuum 86(8):1195-1202. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chong, S.K., Goh, B.T., Yuen-Yee Wong, Hong-Quan Nguyen, Thi-Hien Do, Ishaq Ahmad, Aspanut, Z., Muhamad, M.R., Dee, C.F., Rahman, S.A. 2012. Structural and photoluminescence investigation on the hot-wire assisted plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition growth silicon nanowires.Journal of Luminescence 132 (6):1345-1352. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chan, K.W., Goh, B.T., Rahman, S.A., Muhamad, M.R., Dee, C.F., Aspanut, Z. 2012. Annealing effect on the structural and optical properties of embedded Au nanoparticles in silicon suboxide films.Vacuum 86 (9):1367- 1372. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Rosli, N., Chan, K.W., Jamal, I.P., Rahman, S.A., Goh, B.T., Aspanut,Z. 2012. Effect of Rapid Thermal Annealing Time on the Structural and Optical properties of Layered Structured SiOx/Au/SiOx Film. Advanced Materials Research 501:221-225. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Goh, B.T., Muhamad, M.R., Rahman, S.A. 2012. Photoluminescence and structural properties of silicon nanostructures grown by layer-by-layer deposition. Optical Materials 34(8):1282-1288. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2011

Chong, S.K., Goh, B.T., Aspanut, Z., Muhamad, M.R., Dee, C.F., Rahman, S.A. 2011. Synthesis of indium- catalyzed Si nanowires by hot-wire chemical vapor deposition. Materials Letters 65(15-16):2452-2454. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chong, S.K., Goh, B.T., Aspanut, Z., Muhamad, M.R., Dee, C.F., Rahman, S.A. 2011. Effect of rf power on the growth of silicon nanowires by hot-wire assisted plasma enhanced chemical vapor veposition (HW-PECVD) technique. Thin Solid Films 519(15):4933-4939. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chong, S.K., Goh, B.T., Aspanut, Z., Muhamad, M.R., Dee, C.F., Rahman, S.A. 2011. Effect of substrate temperature on gold-catalyzed silicon nanostructures growth by Hot- wire chemical vapor deposition (HWCVD). Applied Surface Science 257(8):3320-3324. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chan, K.W., Aspanut, Z., Goh, B.T., Sow, C., Varghese, B., Rahman, S.A., Muhamad, M.R. 2011. Effects of post- thermal annealing temperature on the optical and structural properties of gold particles on silicon suboxide films. Applied Surface Science 257(6):2208- 2213. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chong, S.K., Goh, B.K., Aspanut, Z., Muhamad, M.R., Varghese, B., Sow, C.H., Dee, C.F., Rahman, S.A. 2011. Silicon nanostructures fabricated by Au and SiH4 co- deposition technique using hot-wire chemical vapor deposition. Thin Solid Films. 520(1):74-78. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chong, S.K., Goh, B.K., Aspanut, Z., Muhamad, M.R., Dee, C.F., Rahman, S.A. 2011. Radial growth of slanting- columnar nanocrystalline Si on Si nanowires. Chemical Physics Letters. 515(1-3):68-71. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Chan, K.W., Aspanut, Z., Goh, B.T., Muhamad, M.R., Rahman, S.A. 2011. Formation of gold nanoparticles in silicon suboxide films prepared by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Thin Solid Films 519 (15):4952-4957. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Su Kong Chong, Boon Tong Goh, Zarina Aspanut, Muhamad Rasat Muhamad, Chang Fu Dee, Saadah Abdul Rahman. 2011. Synthesis of indium-catalyzed Si nanowires by hot-wire chemical vapor deposition.Material Letters.In press Uncorrected proof (ISI-Cited Publication)

Keewah Chan, Zarina Aspanut, Boontong Goh, Muhamad Rasat Muhamad and Saadah A. Rahman.Formation of gold nanoparticles in silicon suboxide films prepared by plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition. Thin Solid Films 2011 (In Press Accepted Manuscript) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Su Kong Chong,Boon Tong Goh, Zarina Aspanut, Muhamad Rasat Muhamad, Chang Fu Dee and Saadah Abdul Rahman.2011.Effect of rf power on the growth of silicon nanowires by hot-wire assisted plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (HW-PECVD) technique.Thin solid Films (In press, Accepted Manuscript) (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2009

T. Takeuchi, Siswoyo, Z. Aspanut and L.W. Lim, Hydrodynamic Chromatography of Silica Colloids on Small Spherical Nonporous Silica Particles Analytical Sciences, 25 (2009), 301-309 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Ritikos, Richard; Ab. Gani, Siti Meriam; Aspanut, Zarina; Abd. Rahman, Saadah.2009. Influence of Nitrogen/Methane Ratio on the Properties of Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon Nitride Deposited by r.f. PECVD Technique. FRONTIERS IN PHYSICS: 3rd International Meeting. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1150, pp. 266-269 (2009). (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2008

Z. Aspanut, T. Yamada, L.W. Lim and T. Takeuchi, Light scattering and turbidimetric detection of silica colloid in size-exclusion chromatography Forefront paper Anal. Bioanal Chem 391 (2008), 353-359 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2007

T. Takeuchi, Z. Aspanut, T. Yamada, A. Inui and L.W. Lim, Light-scattering detection with a fluorimetric detector in high-performance liquid chromatography, J.Chromatography A, 1147 (2007) 42-45 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Z. Aspanut, Y.Suzuki, L.W. Lim and T. Takeuchi, Development of a solvent-saving direct pumping recycle chromatographic system and its application to the separation of deuterated benzenes in liquid chromatography Chromatography, 28/3 (2007), 131-135 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2005

S. Tanaka, Z. Aspanut, H. Kurita, C. Toriyabe, Y. Hatsukade and S. Katsura, A DNA Detection System Based upon a High Tc SQUID and Ultra-small Magnetic Particles, IEEE Transac. Appl. Supercond., 15 (2005) 664-667 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

S. Tanaka, Z. Aspanut, C. Toriyabe, Y. Hatuskade, S. Katsura, Y. Tamaki, and S. Noguchi, Bio Application of High-Tc SQUID Magnetic Sensor, J. Mag. Mag. Mater., 300 (2006) e315-e319 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2003

S. Tanaka, N. Tanaka, M. Natsume, M. Uchida, M. Oshita, Z. Aspanut, T. Eki, and S. Yoshida, Measurement of signal from a Cultured Cell using a High-Tc SQUID, Supercond. Sci. Technl., 16 (2003) 1536-1539. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

S. Tanaka, M. Natsume, M. Uchida, N. Hotta, T. Matsuda, Z. Aspanut and Y. Hatsukade, Measurement of a metallic contaminant in food by high-Tc SQUID, Supercond. Sci. Technl., 17 (2004) 620-623. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
Proceeding
 
2011

Keewah Chan, Zarina Aspanut, Boontong Goh, Muhamad Rasat Muhamad, Saadah A. Rahman. 2011.Formation of gold nanoparticles in silicon suboxide films prepared by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Thin Solid Films 519: 4952-4957. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2010

Z. Aspanut, C.K.Wah, C.S. Kong, R. Ritikos, G. B. Tong, S. A. Rahman, M. R. Muhamad Fabrication and Characterization of Co-Sputtering Au/SiO2 Thin Films Prepared by RF Magnetron Sputtering . Proceeding IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference, 3-8 January 2010, City University of Hongkong, China (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chong Su Kong, Goh Boon Tong, Aspanut Zarina, Muhamad Rasat Muhamad, Chang Fu Dee, Saadah Abdul Rahman Effect of rf-power on Au Induced Growth of Silicon Nanowires by Hot-wire Assisted Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (HW-PECVD) technique Proceeding Thinfilms 2010 & COMPO2010, 11-14 July 2010, Harbin, China (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2009

Richard Ritikos, Gani, S.M.A., Aspanut, Z. & Rahman, S.A. 2009. Influence of nitrogen/methane ratio on the properties of hydrogenated amorphous carbon nitride deposited by r.f. PECVD technique. AIP Conference Proceedings 1150:266-269 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Mohd. Fakhrul Zamani Abdul Kadir, Zarina Aspanut, Abdul Kariem Arof.2009. Battery Based on Plasticized Chitosan Blend Proton Conducting Polymer Electrolyte Membrane. Proceedings of the 2009 Physics Research Colloqium, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University Malaya. page:269-272 

Noorhamizah Khanis, Siti Meriam Ab. Gani and Zarina Aspanut. 2009. Effects of Substrate Bias on Hot-Wire CVD Carbon Nitride Thin Films prepared in Methane- Nitrogen Atmosphere. Proceedings of the 2009 Physics Research Colloquium at Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. Page: 48-51 

Chan Kee Wah, Zarina Aspanut, Muhammad Rasat Muhamad, Goh Boon Tong, Saadah Abdul Rahman Richard Ritikos.Structural & optical properties of annealed Au/SiOx film prepared by different methods. Prosiding NANOTECH 2009, KLCC 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

The Growth Of Silver Nanoparticles Using Hot-Wire Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/12/2013, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 01/12/2015

SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF INDIUM OXIDE NANOSTRUCTURES TOWARDS GAS SENSING APPLICATION, Principal Investigator(PI), 11/12/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), 04/03/2015

Probing Nano and Electronics Structures of Low Dimensional Semiconducting Materials, Co-Investigator, 2012-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

"influence on plasma diagnostic kinetic studies in fabricating silicon carbon nitride(SiCN) thin film, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2014, ERGS

FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES OF SILICON/ZINC OXIDE NANOWIRES BY CHEMICAL VAPOUR DEPOSITION FOR LIGHT AND FIELD EMISSIONS APPLICATIONS, Co-Investigator, 2012-2014, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

STUDY OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES IN SILICON SUBOXIDE FILM PREPARED BY PLASMA ENHANCED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION ASSISTED WITH HOT WIRE TECHNIQUE, Principal Investigator(PI), 10/01/2011, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 09/01/2013

Study of Gold nanoparticles in silicon suboxide film prepared by plasma enhanced chemicla vapor deposition assisted with hotwire technique, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011-2013, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

Synthesis and Application of Low Dimensional Materials, Co-Investigator, 2011-2015, MOHE

FABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES IN/ON SILICON SUBOXIDE THIN FILM USING CVD DEPOSITION TECHNIQUE, Co-Investigator, 15/12/2009, MOHE, 14/12/2010

FABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES IN/ON SILICON SUBOXIDE THIN FILM USING CVD DEPOSITION TECHNIQUE, Co-Investigator, 15/12/2009, MOHE, 14/12/2010

FABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF EMBEDDED GOLD NANOPARTICLES IN SILICON DIOXIDE THIN FILM, Principal Investigator(PI), 10/11/2009, MOHE, 10/11/2010

CHARACTERIZATION OF GOLD NANOPARTICLE EMBEDDED IN SILICON DIOXIDE THIN FILM BY USING RF MAGNETRON SPUTTERING, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/04/2009, MOHE, 31/03/2011

Characterization of Gold Nanoparticle Embedded in Silicon Dioxide Thin Film by using RF Magnetron Sputtering, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Fabrication and Characterization of Embedded Gold Nanoparticles in Silicon Dioxide Thin Films, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2010, L\'Oreal Malaysia for Women in Science fellowships 2009 Grant, National

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

Basic physics experiments for industrial training students (period 2.5 months), Consultant, 2009-2009, University Malaysia Sabah

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

Best Poster Award, 25th Chubu Region Summer Seminar for The Japan Society Analytical Sciences, 2006

Fellowship award for young scientist, The 9th Asian Conference on Analytical Sciences, 2007

L'Oreal Malaysia for Women in Science Fellowships 2009 Award, L'Oreal Malaysia and UNESCO, 2009

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Oral

Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Au/SiOx Films, 7th International Conference on Diffusion in Solids and Liquids (DSL 2011), 26 Jun 2011 to 30 Jun 2011, IRONIX CONFERENCES MANAGEMENT, (International)

Characterization of Goldnanoparticles supported on carbon nitride film prepared by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technique, The International Conference for Nanomaterials Synthesis and Characterization 2011 (INSC2011), 04 Jul 2011 to 05 Jul 2011, Malaysia Nuclear Society (MNS), (International)
 
Presenter

Separation and detection of silica colloids in size exclusion chromatography, The 9th Asian Conference on Analytical Sciences, 01 Nov 2006 to 02 Nov 2006, The Korean Society of Analytical Science, Korean Society for Mass Spectrometry, Division of Analytical Chemistry of the Korean Chemical Society, Division of Electrochemistry of the Korean Chemical Society and Cheju National University, (International)
 
Others

Structural & optical properties of annealed Au/SiOx film prepared by different methods:Chan Kee Wah, Zarina Aspanut, Muhammad Rasat Muhamad, Goh Boon Tong, Saadah Abdul Rahman Richard Ritikos, Nanotech Malaysia 2009, 27 Oct 2009 to 29 Oct 2009, (National)

SUPERVISION

 
Role As Advisor At First Degree Level
(Academic Session), (No. of Candidates), (No. of Contact Hours Per Year)

2009/2010, 1, 56
 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Mohd Fakhrulzamani Abdul Kadir, Proton conducting polymer electrolyte based on Chitosan-PEO complex with Ammonium Nitrate, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Chan Kee Wah, Characterization of Gold Nanoparticle Emebedded in Silicon Dioxide Thin Film by using RF Magnetron Sputtering, 2009/2010

Ongoing

Masters Degree, Nurul Hazierah Bt Kamaruddin, THE GROWTH OF SILVER NANOPARTICLES USING HOT-WIRE PLASMA ENHANCED CHEMICAL VAPOUR DEPOSITION, 2013/2014

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Siti Nur Haslinda Binti Mohd Daud, ARGENTUM CATALYZED ZINC OXIDE; FABRICATION, CHARACTERIZATION AND APPLICATION FOR HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, 2013/2014

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Mohammad Mukhlis Ramly, Preparation and characterization nikel silicide nanostructure and the application, 2013/2014

Masters Degree, Ilyani Putri Jamal, Preparation and characterization of silicon carbon, 2011/2012
 
First Degree/Diploma/Pre-Degree
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed

Effects of Substrate Bias on Hot-Wire Chemical Vapour Deposition Carbon Nitride Thin Films Prepared in Methane-Nitrogen Atmospheres, 2008/2009, 1

Study on the Effects of High Temperature Annealing on the Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in HWCVD Silicon Oxide Films, 2009/2010, 1

Study on the Structural Evolution of Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in HWCVD Hydrogenated Silicon (Si:H) Films Through High Temperature Annealing, 2009/2010, 1

Gold nanoparticles in SiOx thin films, 2010/2011, 1

Silicon films prepared by the Plasma Assisted Hot wire Chemical Vapor Deposition Technique, 2010/2011, 1

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


First Degree

FUNDAMENTAL OF SCIENCE, 2008/2009(1), 8, 28

GENERAL ASTRONOMY, 2008/2009(1), 10, 30

MODERN PHYSICS, 2008/2009(1), 47, 30

MODERN PHYSICS, 2008/2009(2), 35, 28

FUNDAMENTALS OF MATTER, 2010/2011(1,2), 58, 30

ELECTRONICS PRACTICAL, 2008/2009(1), 34, 168

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity).

An Improved data acquisition system of mysans instrument, Thesis

Internal Examiner for PhD candidate Majid bin Salim bin Muhammed Al- Ruqieshi "Synthesis and characterization of silicon oxide and silicon carbide nanostructure", Thesis

Internal Examiner for MSc candidate: Norwati binti Khairul Anuar " The study and mapping of neutral hydrogen with the 2.3 meter university malaya radio telescope", Thesis

Hybrid PECVD/Sputtering system for preparation of luminescent silicon carbon films, Thesis

Characterization of lithium triflate-metal oxide composite electrolytes synthesized by sol gel method, Thesis

Panel for 2009 Physics Research Colloqium, Presentation

Final year projects: i)Study on electrochemical noise in corrosion ii)Measurement of viscocity of methyl acetate and ethyle propionate added lithium electrolyte systems, Presentation and External Examiner (Thesis)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

Member of Local Organizing Committee for IMFP 2009, (International), 27-Mar-08 until 21-Jan-09

3rd International Conference on Functional Materials and Devices, (International), 16-Nov-09 until 30-Jun-10

2nd Asean-APCTP workshop on advanced materials science and nanotechnology, (International), 21-Dec-10 until 23-Dec-10

AJK Pemeriksa Ijazah Dasar Jabatan Fizik, Fakulti Sains, (University), 01-Jan-11 until 31-Dec-11