Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. LEO BEY FEN

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office
    Faculty of Medicine
  •    +603 - 79492610
  •   beyfenleo@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Manager, Faculty, 04/01/2021 to present
  • Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2021 to present
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 14/12/2020 to 01/01/2021
  • Fellow, University Malaya, 09/04/2019 to 08/04/2021
  • Fellow, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to present
  • Fellow, Faculty, 01/02/2016 to present
  • Manager, Faculty, 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Programme Coordinator, University Malaya, 20/02/2019 to 31/01/2020
  • Consultant, National, 01/07/2017 to 28/06/2019
  • 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
  • Consultant/ Imaging Services Manager, Electron Microscopy Services, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2018
  • Chairman, University Malaya, 15/11/2017 to 15/11/2017
  • Panel, Faculty, 07/09/2017 to 07/09/2017
  • Protocol Committee, International, 08/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 08/08/2017 to 08/08/2017
  • Chairman, University Malaya, 05/06/2017 to 05/06/2017
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 23/11/2016 to 24/11/2016
  • Committee Member, National, 10/10/2016 to 12/10/2016
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD, LAIN-LAIN BIDANG KEJURUTERAAN, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, IMPERIAL COLLEGE
  • BEng(Mats), KEJURUTERAAN BAHAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Member, 2019 to 2021 (International)
  • YOUNG SCIENTISTS NETWORK- ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA (YSN-ASM), Affiliate Member, 2018 to 2021 (National)
  • THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA, Graduate Engineer, Since 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)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • 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)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MVX8001 - Metodologi Penyelidikan (Mvx8001), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • MXGZ6101 - Metodologi Penyelidikan Untuk Program Mod Penyelidikan (Mxgz6101), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • MVX8001 - Metodologi Penyelidikan (Mvx8001), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MXGZ6101 - Metodologi Penyelidikan Untuk Program Mod Penyelidikan (Mxgz6101), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MXGZ6101 - , Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Thiruchelvi Pulingam, Kwai Lin Thong, Jimmy Nelson Appaturi, Chin Wei Lai, Bey Fen Leo, Mechanistic actions and contributing factors affecting the antibacterial property and cytotoxicity of graphene oxide, Chemosphere, 281, pp. 130739, (2021). (WoS)
    • Lip, H.S., Leo, B.F., Norefrina, S.M.N., Chee, W.Y., Nazlina, I., Haris, H.A.H., Mohd T.L., Chin, Y.L., Mohd, S.M.N. (2021). Modeling Aerosol Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Human Exhaled Particles in a hospital ward. ESPR. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-021-14519-9 (WoS)
    • Janarthanan, S., Darren, Y.S.L., See, K.W., Loh, T.H.T., Leo, B.F., Bey, H.G., Dazylah, D., Fatimah, R.M.R., Kok, G.C., Learn, H.L., Siah, Y.T. (2021). Facile Synthesis and Characterization of Palm CNF-ZnO Nanocomposites with Antibacterial and Reinforcing Properties. Int. J. Mol. Sc. 22(11), 5781. (WoS)
    • Kiew. L.V., Chang, C.Y., Huang. S.Y., Wang, P.W., Heh, C.H., Liu. C.T., Cheng, C.H., Lu, Y.X., Chen, Y.C., Huang, Y.X., Chang, S.Y., Tsai, H.Y., Kung, Y.A., Huang, P.N., Hsu, M.H., Leo, B.F., Foo, Y.Y., Su, C.H., Hsu, K.C., Huang, P.H., Ng, C.J., Kamarulzaman, A., Yuan, C.J., Shieh, D.B., Shih, S.R., Chung, L.Y., Chang, C.C. (2021) Development of flexible electrochemical impedance spectroscopy-based biosensing platform for rapid screening of SARS-CoV-2 inhibitors. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 183, 113213. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2021.113213. (IF: 10.26, Q1) (WoS)
    • Beishenaliev, A., Faruqu, F.N., Leo, B.F., Lit, L.C., Loke, Y.L., Chang, C.C., Teo, Y.Y., Chik, Z., Foo. Y.Y., Chung, L.Y. Kiew. L.V. (2021) Facile synthesis of biocompatible sub-5 nm alginate-stabilised gold nanoparticles with sonosensitising properties. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 627, 127141. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2021.127141 (IF: 4.54, Q2) (ISI-Indexed)
    • Wei, L-Y., Lin, W., Leo, B.F., Kiew, L.V., Chang, C-C., Yuan, C-J. (2021) Development of the sensing platform for protein tyrosine kinase activity. Biosensors-basel. 2021, 11(7), 240. DOI: 10.3390/bios11070240. (IF: 5.52, Q1) (ISI-Indexed)
    2020
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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). (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    2019
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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) (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    2018
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    2017
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    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 (WoS)
    • 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 (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    2014
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS/SCOPUS)
    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. (WoS)
    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. (WoS)
    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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    • 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. (WoS)
    Book Chapter
    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
    • 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
    • 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
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Flagship
  • CARBON-BASED NANOHYBRID DNA BIOSENSOR FOR FOODBORNE PATHOGEN DETECTION, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2018 (National)
  • Others MOHE
  • Catalyst assisted photolithographic fabrication of carbon interdigitated electrode arrays (IDEAs) for electrochemical biosensors, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2018 (National)
  • Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS)
  • Scale Up of Nano-magnetite Iron Oxide Slurry, Technical Advisor, 2014 - 2018 (National)
  • Development Of Rapid Point-of-care (poc) Salmonella Detection Prototype Device For Food Safety Application, Co-Researcher, 01/08/2019 to 30/04/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Private Funding
  • Whole-cell SELEX based identification of a novel multiplex aptamer for the development of an electrochemical biosensor for the multiplex detection of foodborne pathogens, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/08/2021 to 31/07/2023, TABUNG UMSC CA.R.E (Private)
  • Partnership Grant
  • Carbon-Microelectromechanical System (C-Mems) Biosensor for Point-of-Care Early Detection of Oral Cancer using Salivary Biomarkers, Co-Researcher, 06/05/2021 to 30/11/2023, Research University (Government)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Elucidation of The Effects of Cigarette, Electronic Cigarette and Dual-use on Cellular Morphology, Biochemical and Genetic Profile Alterations of Smokers, Co-Researcher, 01/11/2020 to 31/10/2023, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • Formulation And Characterization Of Lipid-based Nanocarrier System For Topical Treatment Of Psoriasis, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2019 to 31/05/2023, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Covid-19 Special Research Grant
  • Case Study For Covid-19 Screening In Hospitals: Investigation On The Transmission Of Sars-cov-2 Via Aerosol Pm2.5 In Indoor Environment, Principal Investigator(PI), 10/08/2020 to 09/02/2022, Research University (Government)
  • RU Geran
  • Point-of Care Rapid Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Detection Device, Principal Investigator(PI), 12/06/2020 to 11/06/2022, Research University (Government)
  • Development Of Ultrasound-responsive-biostealth-nano-pouch For Effective Delivery And Controlled-release Of Tumour Penetrating Metallic Nanoparticles, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2019 to 30/06/2021, Research University (Government)
  • Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW
  • Development Of Polyelectrolyte-surface-coated-gold-nanoparticles Against Staphylococcus Aureus Biofilm-associated Infections, Co-Researcher, 28/11/2019 to 27/05/2022, Research University (Government)
  • Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-IISS
  • Highly Selective Detection Of Acetone And Hydrogen Sulfide Using Zno Nanoparticles Functionalized With Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanosheets Coated Sensors, Co-Researcher, 13/05/2019 to 12/11/2021, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • RU Geran - Fakulti Program
  • 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, 01/09/2018 to 30/06/2021, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Characterisation, Toxicity and Biological Efficacy of Nanomaterials, HAZIRAH BT. PENGIRAN, M0100104 (Post Graduate Student)
    • Development of rapid self healing epoxidised natural rubber, JANARTHANAN SUPRAMANIAM, 000000036 (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Synthesis and Toxicity Assessment of Nanocellulose, Dolqun Tursun, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity and Toxicology Potential of Graphene Material towards Wound-infecting Pathogens and Skin Cell Lines, Thiruchelvi Pulingam, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Catalyst Assisted Photolithographic Fabrication Of Carbon Interdigitated Electrode Arrays (Ideas) For Electrochemical Biosensors, SHALINI A/P MUNIANDY, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Carbon-Based Nanohybrid DNA Biosensor For Foodborne Pathogen Detection, IGNATIUS JULIAN DINSHAW, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • Occupational Exposure Risks of Nanomaterials, Norzulaika binti Mohamed Azmi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Graphene-Encapsulated Oxide Nanoparticles as Advanced Photoanode Electrode for Photovoltaic Cell, Chong Soon Weng, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, Stephanie Sally Fong, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A STUDY OF MODIFIED HALOGEN DOPED g-C3N4 (GCN) FOR ANTIBIOTICS WASTEWATER APPLICATION, PHOON BAO LEE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Modified Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Colloidal for High Photocatalysis Performance under Visible Radiation, JENNY CHAU HUI FOONG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • PREPARATION OF POLYMER - GRAPHENE NANOCOMPOSITES FOR BIOMATERIALS, NURUL AZRI KHALISAH BINTI AZNAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • FORMULATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF LIPID-BASED NANOCARRIER SYSTEM FOR TOPICAL TREATMENT OF PSORIASIS, IGNATIUS JULIAN DINSHAW, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Technical Contribution for MOSTI Tender Bidding (Nanosafety Testing and Characterisation), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), 30/09/2020 to 31/12/2021
    • Technical contribution at Nanosafety (Regulatory and Standard), ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies, 28/12/2017 to 29/12/2017
    • Technical contribution in Nanosafety Forum organised by Asia Nano Forum (ANF) and National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MOSTI, 20/08/2017 to 22/08/2017
    • Technical Contribution in Regional Conference on Nanotechnology for Safe and Sustainable Development and Consultative Meeting on Proposed ASEAN Nanosafety Networking Platform , 02/05/2017 to 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 , 24/11/2016 to 24/11/2016
    • Speaker, Technical course on nano-cellulose: Stability and nanotoxicology, Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Centre, 23/11/2016 to 24/11/2016
    • Technical contribution in workshop "Bengkel Pelan Pembangunan Hala Tuju dan Tindakan Nanocellulose Kebangsaan" organized by Direktorat Nanoteknologi Kebangsaan, 12/10/2016 to 12/10/2016
    • Technical contribution in OECD EHS programme: Chemical and Nanomaterial Management, 28/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Candidature Defence (PhD - 17044152) , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Invited Reviewer, International Journal of Nanomedicine, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 4.5], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, Environment Science:Nano, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 7.7], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, Carbohydrate Polymers, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 6.2], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 4.1], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 6.0], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 8.0], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, ACS Applied Nano Materials, Article in Journal, (2020) [Impact Factor: 7.5], 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Internal Examiner for Final Year Project, Research in Biomedical Science (MIC 4005), (2020), 2020 to 2020 (Project)
  • Internal Examiner for Master thesis, Faculty of Science (SGR 160007), (2020), 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • External Examiner for PhD thesis, Institute of Graduate Studies (PhD - HHC 150014), (2020), 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Invited Reviewer, Drug Delivery and Translational Research (DDTR) , 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Proposal Defence ( Master - Regenerative Medicine - MOB18005), 2019 to 2019 (Project)
  • Editorial Board Member and Technical Committee of ICMNPE / IASED , 2019 to 2019 (ICMNPE 2019)
  • Invited Reviewer, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer, Asian Pacific Journal of Topical Medicine, 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Advisory Board Member, Malaysian Nano - An International Journal, 2019 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Examiner, Candidature Defence (PhD - HHC 150014), 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer of Healthcare Business Idea Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur 2018 (IFKL 2018), 2018 to 2018 (Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur 2018)
  • Invited Reviewer for SIRIM BioCAM conference proceeding, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Proceeding)
  • Invited Reviewer for ACS NanoScience, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Evaluating Posters presented at the "Annual Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, 2018 to 2018 ( Poster judge)
  • Technical panels for the tender evaluation process of Stainless Steel Reactor 75L Purchasing - industrial project , 2018 to 2018 (Stainless Steel Reactor 75L Purchasing)
  • International Scientific Committee/ invited reviewer for International Conference On MEMS, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering (ICMNPE), 2017, , 2017 to 2017 (Article in Proceeding)
  • Invited Reviewer for Toxicology Research, Royal Society of Chemistry , 2017 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Assessor for PhD Proposal Defence ( Lina Adnan Fadhel Al-Ani, HHC160003) , 2017 (Thesis)
  • Invited Reviewer for Drug Delivery and Translational Research , 2017 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016), 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Assessor for research findings report (HHC130001), Thesis, 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for candidature defence (Taifunisyam Taib, HHC120012), 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Master Dissertation Examination ( SGR160007), 2016 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Invited Reviewer for RSC Advances, 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer for Aquatic Toxicology (Elsevier), 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Invited Reviewer for Scientific Reports (Nature), 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Assessor for candidature defence (M. A. Motalib Hossain, HHC130001), 2016 to 2016 (Thesis)
  • Invited Reviewer for New Journal of Chemistry (PubMed), 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(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)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Technical panels for the tender evaluation process of High Capacity Refrigerated Centrifuge Purchasing, University of Malaya, 2020 - 2020 (Technical Advisor)
  • Facilitator, University Malaya Transformation Plan, University of Malaya, 2020 -  (Committee Member)
  • Organising Commitee, Research Strategic planning of Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2020 -  (Committee Member)
  • Technical Committee - Specification assessment of Stainless Steel Reactor 75L, University of Malaya, 2019 - 2019 (Technical Advisor)
  • Technical Consultation for MIMOS BHD. (Life Science and Materials Science Characterization), MIMOS BHD., 2018 - 2020 (Consultant )
  • Technical Committee on Nanotechnologies for the Development of Malaysian Standards, Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, 2018 - 2025 (Expert Advisor)
  • Organising Committee for UM-NCTU Joint Research Symposium, UM-NCTU,  (Committee Member)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Rapid and Sensitive Point of Care Biosensor, The Malaysia-Croatia Technology Exchange 2021, 2021 (GENERAL ACHIEVEMENTS)
    • International innovation Award, Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) , 2021 (EXHIBITION AWARD)
    • Panel, UMCARES Community Covid -19 Grants, University of Malaya, 2020 (RESEARCH)
    • Jury, UMCARES Squad Community Award Session 2019/2020 , University of Malaya, 2020 (OTHERS)
    • Expert Panel, Strategic Planning workshop for NANOCAT 2019, NANOCAT, UM, 2019 (EDUCATION)
    • Industry Panel for ENGENIUS'19, Faculty of Engineering , University of Malaya, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • Certificate of Appreciation for being the panel of jury for Imaging Competition, FOM Research Carnival, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (Gold Award), Pecipta'19, 2019 (COMPETITION)
    • Innovation of The Year in Malaysia Medical Device Expo 2018, Medical Device Authority Malaysia, 2018 (COMPETITION)
    • Panel of Jury, Annual Conference on nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, 2018 (COMPETITION)
    • Excellent Oral Presentation , 2017 International Conference on MEMS, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering ( ICMNPE), 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • The Armourers & Brasiers Gauntler Trust In collaboration with AWE, Rolls-Royce, Tata, Imperial College London, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Carbon Nanomaterials-based Electrochemical Biosensors for Pathogen Detection, Institute of Nano Electronics Engineering (INEE) Sharing session, 01/12/2020 to 01/12/2020, Institute of Nano Electronics Engineering (INEE) (National)
  • Nanomaterials in Consumer Products: Are they safe and regulated? , Science Cafe Kuala Lumpur, 20/09/2020 to 20/09/2020, Young Scientist Network Malaysia (National)
  • Working Safely with Nanomaterials, National Electrospinning Workshop 2019 (NEW2019), 08/10/2019 to 10/10/2019, National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MESTECC (National)
  • Towards the Development of Safer Nanomaterials, Invited Speaker at International Workshop on Recent Trend of Nanotechnology, 08/10/2019 to 10/10/2019, National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MESTECC (International)
  • FESEM Operation and Sample Preparation for Materials and Life Science Applications, Workshop on FESEM Operation and Sample Preparation for Materials and Life Science Applications, 26/07/2019 to 27/06/2019, University of Malaya (National)
  • TEM for Material Research and Life Science Samples, An Introductory Workshop "TEM for Material Research and Life Science Samples", 19/06/2019 to 20/06/2019, University of Malaya (National)
  • HRTEM and EDX for Materials, Semiconductors and Life Science, Invited Speaker, Workshop on HRTEM and EDX for Materials, Semiconductors and Life Science, 25/02/2019 to 26/02/2019, MIMOS BHD - CENTUARI (UM) (National)
  • Nanotechnology, Meeting on Nanotechnology: Principles and Applications, 22/11/2018 to 23/11/2018, MNPA 2018  (International)
  • Nanomaterials in Food Safety and Quality, International Workshop on Nanobiotechnology for Food, Agriculture and Health, 10/10/2018 to 11/10/2018, MESTECC (International)
  • Is There A Role for Nano Research in Smoking Cessation, Kuala Lumpur NIcotine Addiction International Conference 2018, 10/07/2018 to 11/07/2018, KLNAC2018 (International)
  • Nanotoxicology , Science Cafe - Drugs, Nanomaterials & Venoms: When Toxicity is a Concern, 30/05/2018 to 30/05/2018, RMC, Faculty of Medicine (University)
  • Life Science Sample Preparation, Life Science - Sample preparation workshop for FESEM, 23/04/2018 to 24/04/2018, CENTUARI, UM (National)
  • Physico-chemical Characterization techniques of nanostructured materials, Green Approaches Via Nanostructured Mesoporous Materials For Catalysis, Biomedical And Energy Storage Applications (NKW 2017), 12/10/2017 to 13/10/2017, Nanotechnology and Catalyst Research Center (NANOCAT) and National Nanotechnology Centre (NNC), MOSTI (National)
  • Characterisation Techniques of Nanofibres , National Electrospinning Workshop 2017 (NEW2017), 11/10/2017 to 11/10/2017, SIRIM Berhad (National)
  • Nanostructure Analysis through Electron Microscope, Materials Characterization Workshop 2017 (MaCh2017), 10/10/2017 to 10/10/2017, CENTRE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS (CAM) (National)
  • Strategy for nanotechnology-related environmental, health and safety research, International Conference on Nanotechnology for Safe and Sustainable Development, 02/05/2017 to 04/05/2017, Asian and Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) and National Nanotechnology Center (NCC) (International)
  • Towards Imaging the Antibacterial Activity and Toxicology of NPs Using Electron Microscopy Techniques, Journal Club, 22/03/2017 to 22/03/2017, Faculty of Medicine (University)
  • ISO Standard on Nanomaterials, OECD EHS programme: Chemical and Nanomaterial Management, 28/09/2016 to 29/09/2016, Direktorat Nanoteknologi Kebangsaan (NND) (National)
  • Nanotoxicology, Imperial College London Open day (Sutton Trust Summer School), 05/08/2015 to 05/08/2015, Imperial College London (University)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Occupational Exposure Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials in relation to Toxicology , 6th Thailand International Nanotechnology Conference, 12/12/2018 to 14/12/2018, NanoThailand 2018 (International)
  • Stability, Transformation and Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials in Biological Systems, ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON NANOSCIENCE, NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ADVANCED MATERIALS , 26/11/2018 to 28/11/2018, Nanoscience Meet 2018 (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, 10/12/2017 to 12/12/2017, Centre for Innovation in Medical Engineering (CIME), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya (International)
  • 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), 25/08/2017 to 27/08/2017, 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), 25/08/2017 to 27/08/2017, The International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development (IASED) (International)
  • FESEM and EDX for Materials and Life Sciences (Sample preparation and Data analysis), Workshop on FESEM and EDX for Materials and Life Sciences , 25/05/2017 to 25/05/2017, Central Unit for Advanced Research Imaging (CENTUARI) (University)
  • Stability and Toxicology of Nanomaterials (Nanosafety), Technical courses on nano-cellulose, 09/08/2016 to 09/08/2016, Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Center (NANOCAT) (National)
  • Stability, Transformation and Toxicity of Nanomaterials, International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Scientific Meeting, 10/09/2015 to 13/09/2015, International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) (International)
  • Size-Dependent Electrochemical Stability ofSilver Nanoparticles, 226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS), 05/10/2014 to 10/10/2014, ECS (International)
  • The effect of Particle Size and Surface Chemistry on the Toxicity ofSilver Nanoparticles in Murine Lungs, 7th International Nanotoxicology Congress, 23/04/2014 to 26/04/2014, Nanotoxicology (International)
  • The effect of Particle Size and Surface Chemistry on the Toxicity of Nanomaterials, Postgraduate Research Day, 24/03/2014 to 25/03/2014, Imperial College London (University)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • Stability, Transformation and Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials in Biological Systems, Regional Conference on Materials and ASEAN Microscopy Conference 2017 (RCM & AMC 2017), 12/12/2017 to 13/12/2017, USM (International)
  • The effect ofParticle Size and Surface Chemistry on the Stability of Nanoparticles, Annual International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, 29/05/2014 to 29/05/2014, MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health (International)
  • Stability of Silver Nanoparticles in a Model of Pulmonary Surfactant, Postgraduate Research Day, 18/03/2013 to 19/03/2013, Imperial College London (University)
  • 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, 09/01/2013 to 10/01/2013, UKSAF (International)