PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. LEO BEY FEN

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603 - 79492610
  +603 - 79677563
  beyfenleo@um.edu.my
 Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA, Graduate Engineer, 2018, (National)
  • Nanotechnology And Catalysis Research Centre (NANOCAT), Associate Member, 2018 to 2020, (University)
  • Malaysia Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society (MyCRS), Member, 2018 to 2019, (National)
  • YOUNG SCIENTISTS NETWORK- ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA (YSN-ASM), Affiliate Member, 2018 to 2021, (National)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Member, 2019 to 2021, (International)

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


  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 14/12/2020 to 01/01/2021 (Rapporteur, Research Group, Strategic planning Faculty of Medicine)
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020 (Quality Manager, Management and Professional section,Research Office)
  • Manager, Faculty, 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020 (Research Manager, Research Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya)
  • Fellow, University Malaya, 09/04/2019 to 08/04/2021 (Fellow, The Community and Sustainability Centre (UMCares))
  • Programme Coordinator, University Malaya, 20/02/2019 to 31/01/2020 (Representative of Faculty of Medicine for The University of Malaya Centre of Innovation and Commercialisation (UMCIC))
  • Fellow, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2021 (Fellow, Nanotherapeutic Laboratory, Department of Parmacology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Hon. Treasurer/Secretariat Coordinator, Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur (IFKL)2018, Faculty, 21/09/2018 to 22/09/2018
  • Laboratories Quality Assurance Auditor, Faculty, 01/03/2018 to 31/03/2018
  • Chairman, University Malaya, 15/11/2017 to 15/11/2017 (Technical and Specification Evaluation Committee of a set of potentiostat/galvanostat (Faculty of Medicine))
  • Panel, Faculty, 07/09/2017 to 07/09/2017 (Panel member for workshop on Curriculum Development of a Master Degree Programme at NANOCAT)
  • Protocol Committee, International, 08/08/2017 to 11/08/2017 (The 7th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Sciences (ACCIS-7), 2017 )
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 08/08/2017 to 08/08/2017 (The Malaysia Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society Inc. (MyCRS): Academic Networking Day and Annual General Meeting)
  • Consultant, National, 01/07/2017 to 28/06/2019 (Characterization and Imaging Techniques of Materials and Life Science Samples(Data analysis), MIMOS Berhad, Technology Park Malaysia.)
  • Chairman, University Malaya, 05/06/2017 to 05/06/2017 (Technical and Specification Evaluation Committee of Pilot Plant for Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Blending, Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre, Deputy Vice Chancellor(research & Innovation))
  • Consultant/ Imaging Services Manager, Electron Microscopy Services, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2018 (Central Unit for Advanced Research Imaging (CENTUARI))
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 23/11/2016 to 24/11/2016 (Nanocellulose Workshop, NANOCAT, UM)
  • Committee Member, National, 10/10/2016 to 12/10/2016 (Workshop on Carbon Based Nanomaterials and Environment, Technology Park Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur)
  • Fellow, Faculty, 01/02/2016 to 31/12/2021 (Research Fellow, Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Center)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Catalyst (Biosensors for pathogen or toxin identification, Environmental Remediation and Magnetic Gloves)
  • Nano Materials (Nanoparticles, Nanotubes and Nanowires)
  • Advanced Imaging Techniques of Materials and Life Sciences (High-Resolution Electron Microscopy, Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Focused Ion Beam)
  • Nanosafety and Toxicology Assessment (Air pollution, waste management, occupational exposure risks)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2020
  • Shalini Muniandy, Chin Wei Lai, Thiruchelvi Pulingam, Bey Fen Leo, Nanohybrids: Chapter 3: Biosensors Based on Graphene, Book ISBN: 978-1-64490-107-6, Publisher: Materials Research Forum LLC, [DOI: 10.21741/9781644901076-3] 

2019
  • Chin Wei Lai, Kian Mun Lee, Bey Fen Leo, Christelle Pau Ping Wong and Soon Weng Chong, Polymeric Materials for Clean Water: Chapter 7: Polymers as Water Disinfectants, Book ISBN: 978-3-030-00742-3, Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG. [DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00743-0_7]. 

2018
  • Leo, B.F., Nurul, A.C.L., Mahendran, S., Thiruchelvi, P., Tang, S.S., Sayonthoni, D.T. (2018). Carbon Nanotubes for Clean Water, Chapter 7: Disinfection. ISBN 978-3-319-95603-9, Springer 
  • Chin Fei Chee, Bey Fen Leo, Chin Wei Lai, (2018), Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery: Chapter 37: Superparamagnetic nanoparticles for drug delivery, Book ISBN 978-0128137413, Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Elsevier; 1 edition, Oxford, UK. 
  • Leo Bey Fen, Ahmad Hazri AbdRashid,Nurul IzzaNordin,Mohd RafieJohan, Preparation and Processing of Religious and Cultural Foods Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition 2018, Pages 131-161 
Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • Abdul, K. R, Mohammad, K., Ariff, F.M.N., Wai, Y.W., Tuerxun, D., Varun, N. Michel, W.B., Leo, B.F., Haizum, A.Z., Mariyam, J. G. (2020). Mxene-graohene hybrid nanoflakes as friction modifiers for outboard engine oil. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering,834 (1), 012039 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thiruchelvi, P., Kwai, L.T., Jimmy, N.A., Ignatius, J.D., Chin, W.L., Leo, B.F. (2020). Synergistic antibacterial actions of graphene oxide and antibiotics towards bacteria and the toxicological effects of graphene oxide on human epidermal keratinocytes. Eur J Pharm Sc, 142, 105087 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kwa, Y.C., Tan, Y.F., Foo, Y.Y., Leo. B.F., Chung, I., Kiew, L.V., Imae. T., Yusa, S., Chung, L.Y. (2020) Improved delivery and antimetastatic effects of Stattic by self-assembled amphiphilic pendant-dendron copolymer micelles in breast cancer cell lines. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 59, 101905. DOI: 10.1016/j.jddst.2020.101905 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Charalambos, M., Joanna, S., Shu, C., Pakatip, R., Leo, B.F., Ioannis, G., Mary, R., Cui, X., Jim, Z., Milo, S., Terry, T., Alexamndra, P., Kian. F.C. (2020). Effect of silver nanospheres and nanowires on human airway smooth muscle cells: role of sulfidation. Nanoscale Advances. DOI: 10.1039/D0NA00745E (ISI-Indexed)
  • Supramaniam, J., Wong, S.K., Leo, B.F., Tan, L.T.H, Goh, B.H., Tang, S.Y. (2020). Unravelling the Swelling Behaviour and Antibacterial Activity of Palm Cellulose Nanofiber-based Metallic Nanocomposites. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering,778 (1), 012027 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tuerxun Duolikun, Nadiah Ghazali, Bey Fen Leo, Hwei Voon Lee, Chin Wei Lai, Mohd Rafie Bin Johan, Asymmetric cellulosic membranes: current and future aspects, Symmetry, 12, pp. 1160-1172, (2020). (ISI-Indexed)
  • Paul, T., Tuerxun, D., Nelson, P. R., Seyedehmaryam, M., Chin, W.L., Mohd, R. J., Leo, B.F. (2020). Comprehensive review on nanocellulose: Recent developments, challenges and future prospects. J Mech Behav Biomed, 110, 103884 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jimmy N. A., Thiruchelvi, P., Kwai, L.T., Shalini, M., Noraini, A., Leo, B.F. (2020). Rapid and sensitive detection of Salmonella with reduced graphene oxide-carbon nanotube based electrochemical aptasensor. Analytical biochemistry, 589, 113489 (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Leo, B.F.,, Sarah, F., Daniel, G.C., Ioannis, T., Pakatip, R., Angela, G., David, M, David, T.D., Milo, S.P.S., Kian, F.C., Alexandra, E.P., Mary, P.R. (2019). Label-free TOF-SIMS imaging of sulfur producing enzymes inside microglia cells following exposure to silver nanowires. ACS Analytical chemistry. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b01704. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Valerie Ling Er Siong, Chin Wei Lai, Joon Ching Juan, Kian Mun Lee, Bey Fen Leo, Cheng Seong Khe (2019). One-step solvothermal synthesis of rGO/TiO2 nanocomposite for efficient solar photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue dye. Current Nanoscience, 15(2), 157-162. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Soon Weng Chong, Chin Wei Lai, Joon Ching Juan, Bey Fen Leo, An investigation on surface modified TiO2 incorporated with graphene oxide for dye-sensitized solar cell, Solar Energy, 191, pp. 663–671, (2019) (ISI-Indexed)
  • SS Tang, SK Biswas, WS Tan, AK Saha, BF Leo. (2019). Efficacy and potential of phage therapy against multidrug resistant Shigella spp. PeerJ 7, p. e6225. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jimmy N. A., Thiruchelvi, P., Shalini, M., Ignatius, J. D., Leo, B.F., Mohd, R.J. (2019). Supported cobalt nanoparticles on graphene oxide/mesoporous silica for oxidation of phenol and electrochemical detection of H2O2 and Salmonella spp. Materials Chemistry and Physics 232, p. 493–505 (ISI-Indexed)
  • S Muniandy, SJ Teh, JN Appaturi, KL Thong, CW Lai, F Ibrahim, BF Leo. (2019). A reduced graphene oxide-titanium dioxide nanocomposite based electrochemical aptasensor for rapid and sensitive detection of Salmonella enterica. Bioelectrochemistry 127, 136-144 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thiruchelvi, P., Kwai, L.T., Ali, M.E., Jimmy, N.A., Zhan, Y.O., Leo, B.F. (2019). Graphene Oxide Exhibits Differential Mechanistic Action towards Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteria. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2019.05.023. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Duolikun, T., Thiruchelvi, P., Nurul, I.N., You, C.W., Jahangir, K., Nuihidayatullaili, M.J., Hwei, V.L., Leo, B.F., Mohd, R.J. (2019). Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity studies of nanocrystalline cellulose from the production waste of rubber-wood and kenaf-bast fibers, European Polymer J. 116, 352-360 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Muniandy, S., Teh, S. J., Thong, K. L., Thiha, A., Dinshaw, I. J., Lai, C. W., . . . Leo, B. F. (2019). Carbon Nanomaterial-Based Electrochemical Biosensors for Foodborne Bacterial Detection. Critical reviews in analytical chemistry, 510-533. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Hassan, M.R., Thiruchelvi, P., Appaturi, J.N., Anis, N.Z., Swe, J.T.,Tech, W.L., Fatimah,I., Leo, B,F., Kwai, L.T. (2018) Carbon nanotube-based aptasensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of whole cell Salmonella. Analytical Biochemistry. DOI: 10.1016/j.ab.2018.06.001 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rasel D., Leo, B.F., Finbarr M. (2018). The Toxic Truth About Carbon Nanotubes in Water Purification: a Perspective View. Nanoscale research letters 13 (1), 183 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nurafaliana, B., Wan, J.B., Leo, B.F., Mohd, R.J. (2018) Synthesis of Bimetallic Gold-Silver (Au-Ag) Nanoparticles for the Catalytic Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol to 4-Aminophenol. Catalyst. Doi:10.3390/catal18100412 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gabriel, S., Rasheed, A.K., Siddiqui, R., Appaturi, J.N., Leo, B.F., Khan N.A. (2018). Development of nanoparticle-assisted PCR assay in the rapid detection of brain-eating amorbae. Parasitology Research. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-018-5864-0. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Aung Thiha, Fatimah Ibrahim, Ignatius Julian Dinshaw, Swe Jyan Teh, Kwai Lin Thong, Bey Fen Leo, Marc Madou. (2018). All-carbon suspended nanowire sensors as a rapid highly-sensitive label-free chemiresistive biosensing platform. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 107, 145-152. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Botelho D, Leo BF, Massa C, Sarkar S, Tetley T, Chung KF, Chen S, Ryan MP, Porter A, Atochina-Vasserman EN, Zhang J, Schwander S, Gow AJclose, 2018, Exposure to Silver Nanospheres Leads to Altered Respiratory Mechanics and Delayed Immune Response in an in Vivo Murine Model, FRONTIERS IN PHARMACOLOGY, doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00213 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Nurul, A.C.L., Mahendran, S., Mohd, R.J., Nuurul, S. O., Mohd, M.S., Leo, B.F., Nur, Z.K. (2017). Plasmonic Behaviour of Phenylnediamine Fucntionalised Silver Nanoparticles. Mater. Res. Express. https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aa8a84 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shalini, M., Ignatius, J. D., Swe J. T., Chin, W.L., Fatimah, I., Kwai, L.T., Leo, B.F.. (2017). Graphene-based Label-free Electrochemical Aptasensor for rapid and sensitive detection of foodborne pathogen. Analytica and Bioanalytical Chemistry. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-017-0654 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ignatius Julian Dinshaw, Shalini Muniandy, Swe Jyan Teh, Fatimah Ibrahim, Bey Fen Leo, Kwai Lin Thong. (2017). Development of an aptasensor using reduced graphene oxide chitosan complex to detect Salmonella, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 806(2017), 88-96. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Daniel, A., Leo, B.F., Pakatip, R., Shu, C., Angela E., Ioannis, G, Kian, F.C., Raffaella, C, Milo S. P.S, DavidT. D, Mary P. R. & Alexandra E. P. (2017) Silver nanoparticles reduce brain inflammation and related neurotoxicity through induction of H2S-synthesizing enzymes. Scientific Reports, 22(2):170-7. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kian, F. C, Joanna, S, Shu, C., Ioannis G. T.,Angela E. G.,Leo, B. F.,Catriona, M. G, Farhana, H et.al. (2017). Inactivation, Clearance, and Functional Effects of Lung-Instilled Short and Long Silver Nanowires in Rats. ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07313 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Joanna, S., Alison, B., Leo, B.F., Martin N.G., Jie, Z., Dai, R., Farhana, H., Guo, C., Warren, J., Hodgson, A., Gong, J., Ryan, MP., Zhang, J.J., Porter, A., Tetley, T.D., Gow, A., Smith, R., Chunh, K.F. Pulmonary Effects of Inhalation of Spark-generated Silver Nanoparticles in Brown-Norway and Sprague Dawley Rats. Respir Res. 2016, 17(1): 85. DOI: 10.1186/s12931-016-0407-7 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Srijata, S.,Claudia, C. Ioannis, T., Leo, B.F., Timothy, E., Alexandra, P., Mary, R., Junfeng, Z., Teresa, T., Stephan, S., Impact of Silver and Cabon Nanoparticles Exposures on Macrophage Responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb). The JI. 2016. 196(1) 200.21. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sweeney, S., Leo, B.F., Chen, S., Thomas, N.A., Zambianchi, M., Thorley, A.J., Gow, A., Schwander, S., Zhang, J., Shaffer, M.S., Chung, K.F., Ryan, M.P., Porter, A.E., Tetley, T., Pulmonary Surfactant Mitigates Silver Nanoparticle Toxicity in Human Alveolar Type-I Epithelial Cells. J. Colloids and Surfaces B. 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2016.04.040 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Seiffert, J., Hussain, F., Wiegman, C., Li, F., Leo, B.F., Baker, W., Porter, A., Ryan, M., Chang, Y., Gow, A., Zhang, J., Tetley, T., Chung, K.F., Pulmonary Toxicity of Instilled Silver Nanospheres: Influence of Size, Coating and Rat Strain. PLOS ONE. 2015, PONE-D-14-26669R1. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Heras, M.L., Theodorou, I.G., Leo, B.F., Ryan, M.P., Porter, A.E., Towards Understanding the Antibacteria Activity of Ag Nanoparticles: Analysis of the materials-biology interface in the pathologic lung. Env.Sc: Nano. 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5N00051C. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Botelho, D., Leo, B.F., Massa, C., Sarkar, S., Tetley, T., Chung, K.F., Chen,S., Ryan, M., Porter, A., Zhang, J., Schwander, S., Gow, A., Low Dose AgNPs Reduce Lung Mechanical Function and Innate Immune Defense in the Absence of Cellular Toxicity. Nanotoxicology. 2015, TNAN-2014-0286.R2. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Johanna, S.L., Geoffrey, W.N., Simon, E.S., Leo, B.F., Emily, B., David, J.P., John, S.F., A Comparison of Explicitly-Terminated Diamond Electrodes Decorated with Gold Nanoparticles. Electroanalysis. 2015, DOI: 10.1002/elan.201500442. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sarkar, S., Leo, B.F., Chen, S., Santiago, C. R., Porter, A.E., Ryan, M.P., Gow, A., Chung, K.F., Tetley, T.D., Zhang, J., Georgopoulos, P.G., Strickland, P.A., Schwamder, S. Modulation of Human Antimycobacterial Immune Responses by Silver Nanoparticles. PLOS ONE. 2015, PONE-D-15-24458R1. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Tan. K.H., Leo, B.F., Ng, M.N., Mohd, R.J. Synthesis and Optical Enhancement of Amorphous Carbon Nanotubes/ Silver Nanohybrids via Chemical Route at Low Temperature. Sci. World. J. 2014, ID 847806. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Mukherjee, D., Leo, B.F., Royce, S.G., Porter, A.E., Ryan, M.P., Schwander, S., Chung, K.F., Tetley, T.D., Zhang, J., Georgopoulos, P.G., Modeling Physicochemical Interactions Affecting In Vitro Cellular Dosimetry of Engineered Nanomaterials: Application to Nanosilver. J. Nanopart. Res. 2014, 16, 2616. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Leo, B. F.; Chen, S.; Kyo, Y.; Herpoldt, K. L.; Terrill, N. J.; Dunlop, I. E.; McPhail, D. S.; Shaffer, M. S.; Schwander, S.; Gow, A.; Zhang, J. F.; Chung, K. F.; Tetley, T. D.; Porter, A. E.; Ryan, M. P., The Stability of Silver Nanoparticles in a Model of Pulmonary Surfactant. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 11232-11240. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Kim, H.T., Roslina, A.,Leo, B.F., Ming, C.Y., Bee, C.A., Mohd. R.J. Physico-Chemical Studies of Amorphous Carbon Nanotubes Synthesised at Low Temperature. Mater. Res. Bull 2012, 47 (8), 1849-1854. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Leo, B.F., Tan, K.H., Ng, M.N., Bee, C.A. and Mohd, R.J., Physico-chemical Properties of Titania Nanotubes Synthesised via Hydrothermal and Annealing Treatment. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2011, 258 (1), 431 435. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mohd, R.J. and Leo. B.F., Combined Effect of CuO Nanofillers and DBP Plasticizer on Ionic Conductivity Enhancement in the Solid polymer Electrolyte PEO-LiCF3SO3. Ionics 2010, 14 (4), 335-338. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, K.H., Leo, B.F., Ng, M.N., Ahmad, R., Mohd, R.J., Optical Studies on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes via Modified Wolff-Kishner Reduction Process. Adv. Mat. Res. 2011, 194-196, 618-624. (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Development Of Ultrasound-responsive-biostealth-nano-pouch For Effective Delivery And Controlled-release Of Tumour Penetrating Metallic Nanoparticles, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2021, RU Geran, (National)
  • Development Of Polyelectrolyte-surface-coated-gold-nanoparticles Against Staphylococcus Aureus Biofilm-associated Infections, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Formulation And Characterization Of Lipid-based Nanocarrier System For Topical Treatment Of Psoriasis, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Highly Selective Detection Of Acetone And Hydrogen Sulfide Using Zno Nanoparticles Functionalized With Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanosheets Coated Sensors, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-IISS, (National)
  • Nano-drug-carrier Assisted Targeted Drug Delivery For The Prevention And Attenuation Of Acute Kidney Injury: A Mechanistic Proof-of-concept In Vivo Study, Co-Researcher, 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Metal Oxide Nanocluster-modified Zno Nanorod For Mitigating Persistent Organic Pollutants In Water Environment, Co-Researcher, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Modifying Tio2 Catalyst Via Extrinsic Approach For The Abatement Of Recalcitrant Organic Pollutants, Co-Researcher, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Occupational Exposure Risks Of Nanomaterials To Pulmonary Health And Toxicity Screening Using Zebrafish Embroys, PI, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Synthesis Of Micro And Nano-structured Carbon Functionalized Metal Oxide Hybrid Composites : Combination Of Adsorption And Efficient Photo-degradation For Mitigation Of Estrogens From Aqueous Effluents, Co-Researcher, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Occupational Exposure Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials in relation to Toxicology, PI, 2016 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Catalyst Assisted Photolithographic Fabrication Of Carbon Interdigitated Electrode Arrays (ideas) For Electrochemical Biosensors, PI, 2015 - 2018, Skim Geran Penyelidikan Trans-Displin (TRGS), (National)
  • Modification Of Existing Nitrile Latex With Magnetite Nani Particle-extension, Co-Researcher, 2015 - 2019, Private Funding, (National)
  • CARBON-BASED NANOHYBRID DNA BIOSENSOR FOR FOODBORNE PATHOGEN DETECTION, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2018, Flagship, (National)
  • Catalyst assisted photolithographic fabrication of carbon interdigitated electrode arrays (IDEAs) for electrochemical biosensors, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2018, Others MOHE, (National)
  • Phisical-chemical Characterization Of Carbon-nano-electro-mechanical-system (cnems) Derived Carbon Structures, PI, 2014 - 2017, Flagship - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Scale Up Of Nanomagnetite Iron Oxide Slurry [nanomag Slurry], Co-Researcher, 2014 - 2017, Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), (National)
  • Scale Up of Nano-magnetite Iron Oxide Slurry, Technical Advisor, 2014 - 2018, Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), (National)

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


  • Panel, Umcares Community Covid -19 Grants, University of Malaya, 2020, (University)
  • Jury, Umcares Squad Community Award Session 2019/2020 , University of Malaya, 2020, (University)
  • Expert Panel, Strategic Planning Workshop for Nanocat 2019, Nanocat, UM, 2019, (University)
  • Industry Panel for Engenius'19, Faculty of Engineering , University of Malaya, 2019, (University)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Being The Panel of Jury for Imaging Competition, Fom Research Carnival, 2019, (University)
  • International Conference and Exposition On Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (Gold Award), Pecipta'19, 2019, (International)
  • Innovation of The Year in Malaysia Medical Device Expo 2018, Medical Device Authority Malaysia, 2018, (National)
  • Panel of Jury, Annual Conference On Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, 2018, (International)
  • Excellent Oral Presentation , 2017 International Conference On Mems, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering ( Icmnpe), 2017, (International)
  • The Armourers & Brasiers Gauntler Trust in Collaboration With Awe, Rolls-Royce, Tata, Imperial College London, 2015, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Nanotoxicology, Imperial College London Open day (Sutton Trust Summer School), 2015-08-05 to 2015-08-05, Imperial College London, (University)
  • ISO Standard on Nanomaterials, OECD EHS programme: Chemical and Nanomaterial Management, 2016-09-28 to 2016-09-29, Direktorat Nanoteknologi Kebangsaan (NND), (National)
  • Towards Imaging the Antibacterial Activity and Toxicology of NPs Using Electron Microscopy Techniques, Journal Club, 2017-03-22 to 2017-03-22, Faculty of Medicine, (University)
  • Strategy for nanotechnology-related environmental, health and safety research, International Conference on Nanotechnology for Safe and Sustainable Development, 2017-05-02 to 2017-05-04, Asian and Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) and National Nanotechnology Center (NCC), (International)
  • Nanostructure Analysis through Electron Microscope, Materials Characterization Workshop 2017 (MaCh2017), 2017-10-10 to 2017-10-10, CENTRE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS (CAM), (National)
  • Characterisation Techniques of Nanofibres , National Electrospinning Workshop 2017 (NEW2017), 2017-10-11 to 2017-10-11, SIRIM Berhad, (National)
  • Physico-chemical Characterization techniques of nanostructured materials, Green Approaches Via Nanostructured Mesoporous Materials For Catalysis, Biomedical And Energy Storage Applications (NKW 2017), 2017-10-12 to 2017-10-13, Nanotechnology and Catalyst Research Center (NANOCAT) and National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MOSTI, (National)
  • Life Science Sample Preparation, Life Science - Sample preparation workshop for FESEM, 2018-04-23 to 2018-04-24, CENTUARI, UM, (National)
  • Nanotoxicology , Science Cafe - Drugs, Nanomaterials & Venoms: When Toxicity is a Concern, 2018-05-30 to 2018-05-30, RMC, Faculty of Medicine, (University)
  • Is There A Role for Nano Research in Smoking Cessation, Kuala Lumpur NIcotine Addiction International Conference 2018, 2018-07-10 to 2018-07-11, KLNAC2018, (International)
  • Nanomaterials in Food Safety and Quality, International Workshop on Nanobiotechnology for Food, Agriculture and Health, 2018-10-10 to 2018-10-11, MESTECC, (International)
  • Nanotechnology, Meeting on Nanotechnology: Principles and Applications, 2018-11-22 to 2018-11-23, MNPA 2018 , (International)
  • HRTEM and EDX for Materials, Semiconductors and Life Science, Invited Speaker, Workshop on HRTEM and EDX for Materials, Semiconductors and Life Science, 2019-02-25 to 2019-02-26, MIMOS BHD - CENTUARI (UM), (National)
  • TEM for Material Research and Life Science Samples, An Introductory Workshop "TEM for Material Research and Life Science Samples", 2019-06-19 to 2019-06-20, University of Malaya, (National)
  • FESEM Operation and Sample Preparation for Materials and Life Science Applications, Workshop on FESEM Operation and Sample Preparation for Materials and Life Science Applications, 2019-07-26 to 2019-06-27, University of Malaya, (National)
  • Towards the Development of Safer Nanomaterials, Invited Speaker at International Workshop on Recent Trend of Nanotechnology, 2019-10-08 to 2019-10-10, National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MESTECC, (International)
  • Working Safely with Nanomaterials, National Electrospinning Workshop 2019 (NEW2019), 2019-10-08 to 2019-10-10, National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MESTECC, (National)
  • Nanomaterials in Consumer Products: Are they safe and regulated? , Science Cafe Kuala Lumpur, 2020-09-20 to 2020-09-20, Young Scientist Network Malaysia, (National)
  • Carbon Nanomaterials-based Electrochemical Biosensors for Pathogen Detection, Institute of Nano Electronics Engineering (INEE) Sharing session, 2020-12-01 to 2020-12-01, Institute of Nano Electronics Engineering (INEE), (National)
ORAL
  • The effect of Particle Size and Surface Chemistry on the Toxicity of Nanomaterials, Postgraduate Research Day, 2014-03-24 to 2014-03-25, Imperial College London, (University)
  • The effect of Particle Size and Surface Chemistry on the Toxicity ofSilver Nanoparticles in Murine Lungs, 7th International Nanotoxicology Congress, 2014-04-23 to 2014-04-26, Nanotoxicology, (International)
  • Size-Dependent Electrochemical Stability ofSilver Nanoparticles, 226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS), 2014-10-05 to 2014-10-10, ECS, (International)
  • Stability, Transformation and Toxicity of Nanomaterials, International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Scientific Meeting, 2015-09-10 to 2015-09-13, International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), (International)
  • Stability and Toxicology of Nanomaterials (Nanosafety), Technical courses on nano-cellulose, 2016-08-09 to 2016-08-09, Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Center (NANOCAT), (National)
  • FESEM and EDX for Materials and Life Sciences (Sample preparation and Data analysis), Workshop on FESEM and EDX for Materials and Life Sciences , 2017-05-25 to 2017-05-25, Central Unit for Advanced Research Imaging (CENTUARI), (University)
  • Graphene based Label-free Electrochemical Aptasensor for rapid and sensitive detection of foodborne pathogen., 2017 International Conference on MEMS, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering(ICMNPE 2017), 2017-08-25 to 2017-08-27, IASED (The International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development) , (International)
  • Nanotechnology-related Environmental, Health and Safety Research and the Standardization, 2017 International Conference on MEMS, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering(ICMNPE 2017), 2017-08-25 to 2017-08-27, The International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development (IASED), (International)
  • Amino-modified aptasensor developed on Carbon Nanotubes deposited ITO substrate for Salmonella detection, CONFERENCE FOR INNOVATION IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND LIFE SCIENCES (ICIBEL) 2017, 2017-12-10 to 2017-12-12, Centre for Innovation in Medical Engineering (CIME), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Stability, Transformation and Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials in Biological Systems, ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON NANOSCIENCE, NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ADVANCED MATERIALS , 2018-11-26 to 2018-11-28, Nanoscience Meet 2018, (International)
  • Occupational Exposure Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials in relation to Toxicology , 6th Thailand International Nanotechnology Conference, 2018-12-12 to 2018-12-14, NanoThailand 2018, (International)
POSTER
  • A Comparative analysis on the Cellular Uptake of Nanomaterials by Mass Spectrometry, microscopy and complementary imaging techniques, UKSAF Winter Meeting X-rays for Energy Research, 2013-01-09 to 2013-01-10, UKSAF, (International)
  • Stability of Silver Nanoparticles in a Model of Pulmonary Surfactant, Postgraduate Research Day, 2013-03-18 to 2013-03-19, Imperial College London, (University)
  • The effect ofParticle Size and Surface Chemistry on the Stability of Nanoparticles, Annual International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, 2014-05-29 to 2014-05-29, MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, (International)
  • Stability, Transformation and Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials in Biological Systems, Regional Conference on Materials and ASEAN Microscopy Conference 2017 (RCM & AMC 2017), 2017-12-12 to 2017-12-13, USM, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Technical Committee for MOSTI Tender Bidding (Nanosafety Testing and Characterisation), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), 2020, (National)
  • Professional Consultation for VAMED Engineering (M) SDN BHD, VAMED Engineering (M) SDN BHD, 2020, (National)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Technical panels for the tender evaluation process of High Capacity Refrigerated Centrifuge Purchasing, University of Malaya, Technical Advisor, 2020-2020, (University)
  • Facilitator, University Malaya Transformation Plan, University of Malaya, Committee Member, 2020, (University)
  • Organising Commitee, Research Strategic planning of Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Committee Member, 2020, (University)
  • Technical Committee - Specification assessment of Stainless Steel Reactor 75L, University of Malaya, Technical Advisor, 2019-2019, (University)
  • Technical Consultation for MIMOS BHD. (Life Science and Materials Science Characterization), MIMOS BHD., Consultant, 2018-2020, (National)
  • Technical Committee on Nanotechnologies for the Development of Malaysian Standards, Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, Expert Advisor, 2018-2025, (National)
  • Organising Committee for UM-NCTU Joint Research Symposium, UM-NCTU, Committee Member, 2018-2025, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Candidature Defence (PhD - 17044152), Thesis ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, International Journal of Nanomedicine, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 4.5], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, Environment Science:Nano, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 7.7], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, Carbohydrate Polymers, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 6.2], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 4.1], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 6.0], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 8.0], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, ACS Applied Nano Materials, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 7.5], Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Internal Examiner for Final Year Project, Research in Biomedical Science (MIC 4005), (2020), Project ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Internal Examiner for Master thesis, Faculty of Science (SGR 160007), (2020), Thesis ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • External Examiner for PhD thesis, Institute of Graduate Studies (PhD - HHC 150014), (2020), Thesis ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Reviewer, Drug Delivery and Translational Research (DDTR), Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Proposal Defence ( Master - Regenerative Medicine - MOB18005), Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Editorial Board Member and Technical Committee of ICMNPE / IASED, Icmnpe 2019 ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Invited Reviewer, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Invited Reviewer, Asian Pacific Journal of Topical Medicine, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Advisory Board Member, Malaysian Nano - An International Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2020)
  • Examiner, Candidature Defence (PhD - HHC 150014), Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer of Healthcare Business Idea Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur 2018 (IFKL 2018), Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur 2018 ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Invited Reviewer for SIRIM BioCAM conference proceeding, Article In Proceeding ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Invited Reviewer for ACS NanoScience, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Evaluating Posters presented at the "Annual Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Poster Judge ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Technical panels for the tender evaluation process of Stainless Steel Reactor 75L Purchasing - industrial project, Stainless Steel Reactor 75l Purchasing ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • International Scientific Committee/ invited reviewer for International Conference On MEMS, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering (ICMNPE), 2017,, Article In Proceeding ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Invited Reviewer for Toxicology Research, Royal Society of Chemistry, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2018)
  • Assessor for PhD Proposal Defence ( Lina Adnan Fadhel Al-Ani, HHC160003), Thesis ,  (2017)
  • Invited Reviewer for Drug Delivery and Translational Research, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2018)
  • Reviewer for Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016), Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Assessor for research findings report (HHC130001), Thesis, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Assessor for candidature defence (Taifunisyam Taib, HHC120012), Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Master Dissertation Examination ( SGR160007), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2019)
  • Invited Reviewer for RSC Advances, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Invited Reviewer for Aquatic Toxicology (Elsevier), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Invited Reviewer for Scientific Reports (Nature), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Assessor for candidature defence (M. A. Motalib Hossain, HHC130001), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Invited Reviewer for New Journal of Chemistry (PubMed), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)

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


  • Technical Contribution for MOSTI Tender Bidding (Nanosafety Testing and Characterisation), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), (Government), 30/09/2020 until 31/12/2021
  • Technical contribution at Nanosafety (Regulatory and Standard), ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies, (National), 28/12/2017 until 29/12/2017
  • Technical contribution in Nanosafety Forum organised by Asia Nano Forum (ANF) and National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MOSTI, (International), 20/08/2017 until 22/08/2017
  • Technical Contribution in Regional Conference on Nanotechnology for Safe and Sustainable Development and Consultative Meeting on Proposed ASEAN Nanosafety Networking Platform , (International), 02/05/2017 until 04/05/2017
  • Technical contribution in workshop "Hala Tuju Penyelidikan Nanocellulose - Fasa Penyelidikan Nanocellulose - Fasa Penyediaan Pelan Pembangunan Hala Tuju dan Pelan Tindakan " organized by Direktorat Nanoteknologi Kebangsaan , (National), 24/11/2016 until 24/11/2016
  • Speaker, Technical course on nano-cellulose: Stability and nanotoxicology, Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Centre, (University), 23/11/2016 until 24/11/2016
  • Technical contribution in workshop "Bengkel Pelan Pembangunan Hala Tuju dan Tindakan Nanocellulose Kebangsaan" organized by Direktorat Nanoteknologi Kebangsaan, (National), 12/10/2016 until 12/10/2016
  • Technical contribution in OECD EHS programme: Chemical and Nanomaterial Management, (National), 28/09/2016 until 29/09/2016

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Nurul Azri Khalisah Binti Aznan, PREPARATION OF POLYMER - GRAPHENE NANOCOMPOSITES FOR BIOMATERIALS, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Ignatius Julian Dinshaw, FORMULATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF LIPID-BASED NANOCARRIER SYSTEM FOR TOPICAL TREATMENT OF PSORIASIS, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Jenny Chau Hui Foong, Modified Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Colloidal for High Photocatalysis Performance under Visible Radiation, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Phoon Bao Lee, A STUDY OF MODIFIED HALOGEN DOPED g-C3N4 (GCN) FOR ANTIBIOTICS WASTEWATER APPLICATION, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Stephanie Sally Fong, Effects of STAT3 Protein Dimerization Blocker, Stattic Loaded in Stealth Chitosan-coated-Poly(lacto-co-glycolic acid) Nanocarrier towards In-vitro Cytotoxicity and Migration Activities, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Janarthanan Supramaniam, Development of rapid self healing epoxidised natural rubber, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Norzulaika Binti Mohamed Azmi, Occupational Exposure Risks of Nanomaterials, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Hazirah Bt. Pengiran, Characterisation, Toxicity and Biological Efficacy of Nanomaterials, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Chong Soon Weng, Graphene-Encapsulated Oxide Nanoparticles as Advanced Photoanode Electrode for Photovoltaic Cell, 2014/2015

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Shalini A/p Muniandy, Catalyst Assisted Photolithographic Fabrication Of Carbon Interdigitated Electrode Arrays (Ideas) For Electrochemical Biosensors, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Ignatius Julian Dinshaw, Carbon-Based Nanohybrid DNA Biosensor For Foodborne Pathogen Detection, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Dolqun Tursun, Synthesis and Toxicity Assessment of Nanocellulose, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Thiruchelvi Pulingam, Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity and Toxicology Potential of Graphene Material towards Wound-infecting Pathogens and Skin Cell Lines, 2016/2017

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


POST GRADUATE
  • METODOLOGI PENYELIDIKAN (MVX8001), 2018/2019(1), 50, 3
  • METODOLOGI PENYELIDIKAN UNTUK PROGRAM MOD PENYELIDIKAN (MXGZ6101), 2018/2019, 60, 3
  • , 2018/2019, 60, 3
  • METODOLOGI PENYELIDIKAN (MVX8001), 2017/2018(1,2), 60, 3
  • METODOLOGI PENYELIDIKAN UNTUK PROGRAM MOD PENYELIDIKAN (MXGZ6101), 2017/2018, 60, 3