PERSONAL DETAIL


Associate Prof. Dr. H.n.m Ekramul Mahmud

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
 
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  ekramul@um.edu.my
  Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/F-6696-2011


BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  26
 Articles With Citation Data  25
 Sum of the Times Cited   215
 Average Citations per Article   8.60
 h-index   9
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Malaysian Nanotechnology Association , Member, 2013-2014, (National)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry, Member, 2013-2017, (International)
  • Institute of Materials Malaysia, Ordinary Member, 2008-2014, (National)
  • INSTITUTION OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS , Affiliate Member, 2007-2016, (International)

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


  • Member - Research and Development Committee, Dept. of Chemistry, UM, University Malaya, 2016-08-24 - 2017-08-23 (Member - Research and Development Committee, Dept. of Chemistry, UM)
  • Member of Research and Development Committee of the department., Kimia, Department Of Chemistry, Faculty Of Science, 2014-09-01 - 2015-08-31

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Conducting Polymers


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article In Academic Journals

2017
  • Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman, Wasiu Adebayo Hammed, Rosiyah Binti Yahya and Habibun Nabi Muhammad Ekramul Mahmud (2017). Optoelectrical and Photoluminescence Quenching Properties of Poly(N-vinyl carbazole)-Polypyrrole/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites. Synthetic Metals 226, 188-194. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wasiu Adebayo Hammed, Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman, Habibun Nabi Muhammad Ekramul Mahmud, Rosiyah Binti Yahya and Khaulah Sulaiman (2016). Processable dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid (DBSA) doped poly(N-vinyl carbazole)-poly(pyrrole) for optoelectronic applications. Designed Monomers and Polymers. 20 (1), 368 377. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman, Wasiu Adebayo Hammed, Rosiyah Binti Yahya and Habibun Nabi Muhammad Ekramul Mahmud (2016). Prospects of conducting polymer and graphene as counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Polymer Research. 23:192. (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. A. Olatunji, M. U. Khandaker, Y. M. Amin, H. N. M. E. Mahmud, (2016). Cadmium-109 Radioisotope Adsorption onto Polypyrrole Coated Sawdust of Dryobalanops aromatic: Kinetics and Adsorption Isotherms Modelling. PLoS ONE 11 (10): e0164119. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ali M.A.AbdulAmirAL-Mokaram, RosiyahYahya, MahnazM.Abdi and Habibun Nabi Muhammad Ekramul Mahmud (2016). One-step electrochemical deposition of Polypyrrole Chitosan Iron oxide nanocomposite films forn on-enzymatic gluco sebiosensor. Materials Letters 183 (2016) 90 93. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ekramul Mahmud, H.N.M., Obidul Huq, A.K., Yahya, R.B. (2016). The removal of heavy metal ions from wastewater/aqueous solution using polypyrrole-based adsorbents: A review. RSC Advances. 6 (18), pp. 14778-14791 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Md. Rabiul Karim, Md. Rezaul Karim Sheikh, Rosiyah Yahya, Noordini Mohamad Salleh, Kong Mun Lo and H.N.M Ekramul Mahmud (2016). The effect of terminal substituents on crystal structure, mesophase behaviour and optical property of azo-ester linked materials. Liquid Crystals. DOI: 10.1080/02678292.2016.1216620. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Samira Hosseini, H.N.M.EkramulMahmud, Rosiyah Binti Yahya, Fatimah Ibrahim, Ivan Djordjevic. 2015. Polypyrrole conducting polymer and its application in removal of copper ions from aqueous solution. Materials Letters 149. 77 80. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Michael Adekunle Olatunji, Mayeen Uddin Khandaker, H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud and Yusoff Mohd Amin. 2015.Influence of adsorption parameters on cesium uptake from aqueous solutions- a brief review. RSC Advances,5:71658-71683. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud, Samira Hosseini and Rosiyah Binti Yahya (2014) Removal of Nickel Ions from Aqueous Solution by Polypyrrole Conducting Polymer. Key Engineering Materials Vols. 594-595. pp 793-797 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Md. Rabiul Karim, Rosiyah Yahya, Md. Rezaul Karim Sheikh, Noordini M. Salleh, Aziz Hassan and H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud (2014). Synthesis, thermal stability, optical and electrochemical properties of halogen terminated azo-benzothiazole mesogen containing smectic side chain liquid crystalline polymers. Journal of Polymer Research 21:487. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Muhammad Falaq Muhammad Faisal, H.N.M. Ekramul Mahmud, U.B. Deshannavar And Mohanad El-Harbawi (2014) Effect of Incremental Curing Agent Additions on Thermal Degradation of Polydimethylsiloxane in Air: A Kinetic Study. Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol. 26, No. 18 (2014) (ISI-Indexed)
  • 1.AbulKashem Obidul Huq, HabibunNabi Muhammad Ekramul Mahmud, Kazi Mohammad Formuzul Haque (2014) Health Status, Occupational Hygiene & Safety Practices among Female Workers in Bangladesh. Iranian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 43, Suppl. No.3, Oct 2014, pp.172-179 (ISI-Cited) (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Wasiu Adebayo Hammed, Rosiyah Yahya, Abdulra'uf Lukman Bola and Habibun Nabi Muhammad Ekramul Mahmud (2013). Recent Approaches to Controlling the Nanoscale Morphology of Polymer-Based Bulk- Heterojunction Solar Cells. Energies 6(11), 5847- 5868 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siti Murni M Zawawi, Rosiyah Yahya, Aziz Hassan, H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud and Mohammad Noh Daud (2013). Structural and optical characterization of metal tungstates (MWO4; M=Ni, Ba, Bi) synthesized by a sucrose-templated method. Chemistry Central Journal. 7:80 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • 1.Mahnaz M.Abdi, H.N.M. Ekramul Mahmud, Luqman Chuah Abdullah, Anuar Kassim, Mohamad Zaki A. Rahman, Josephine Liew Ying Chyi (2012). Optical Band Gap and Conductivity Measurement of PPy-CHI Thin Films. Chinese Journal of Polymer Science. 30(1):1-8. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • H.N.M. Ekramul Mahmud and Anuar Kassim (2011). Fabrication and characterization of organic semiconductor for electromagnetic interference shielding material. Journal of Polymer Engineering. 31 (4):319 322 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Mahnaz M.Abdi, Anuar Kassim, H.N.M. Ekramul Mahmud, Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus, Zainal Abidin Talib (2010). Electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness of new conducting polymer composite, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A Pure and Applied Chemistry, 47(1):71-75. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdi Mahnaz M, Mahmud H.N.M. Ekramul , Kassim Anuar , Mat Yunus Wan Mahmood , Talib Zainal Abidin , Haron Mohd.Jelas (2010). Synthesis and Characterization of New Conducting Polymer Composite. Polymer Science Series B, 52(11-12):662-669. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Mahnaz M. Abdi, Anuar Kassim and H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud (2009). Physical, optical and electrical properties of a new conducting polymer. Journal of Materials Science, 44, 3682-3686 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lim Mei Yee, H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud, Anuar Kassim and Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus (2009). Organic Conductor: Influence of Preparation Temperature. Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 209 (8), 3931-3936. (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Anuar Kassim, H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud and Fariz Adzmi (2007). Polypyrrole-montmorillonite Clay Composites: An Organic Semiconductor. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing. 10 (6), 246-251. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lim Mei Yee, H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud, Anuar Kassim and Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus (2007). Polypyrrole-polyethylene glycol Conducting Polymer Composite Films: Preparation and Characterization. Synthetic Metals, 157, pp 386- 389. (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud, Anuar Kassim, Zulkarnain Zainal, Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus (2006). FT-IR Study on Polypyrrole-poly(vinyl alcohol) Conducting Polymer Composite Films: Evidence of Film Formation and Characterization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 100 (5), 4107-4113. (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud, Anuar Kassim, Zulkarnain Zainal, Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus (2005). Electronic Conducting Polymer Composite Films: Electrodeposition and Characterization. ScienceAsia, 31, 313-317. (ISI-Indexed)
  • H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud, Anuar Kassim, Zulkarnain Zainal, Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus (2005). Electrochemical Formation of Polypyrrole-carboxymethyl cellulose Conducting Polymer Composite Films. Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 21, 5, 661-665. (ISI-Indexed)

2001
  • Anuar Kassim, Abdul Halim Abdullah, Mohd. Zaki Abd. Rahman, Zulkarnain Zainal, Nita Salina Bte Abu Bakar, H. N. M. Ekramul Mahmud (2001). Polypyrrole Films: A Study on Electrochemical Preparation using Various Alkylsulfonate Dopants and Chemical Characterization, Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, Vol. 5 (3), 33-37. (ISI-Indexed)


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


  • Synthesis of Low Band Gap Polymers Based On Conducting Polymer-Pyrimidine/Graphene Composite For Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cell Application, Principal Investigator(Pi), 06/09/2013, Postgraduate Research Grant (Ppp) - Research, 05/09/2016
  • Preparation Characterization and Application of Conducting Polymers as Biosensors, Principal Investigator(Pi), 03/10/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (Umrg) - Afr (Frontier Science), 31/10/2015
  • Kinetics and Reaction Mechanism Studies of Pyrolytic Bio-Oil Modification Using a Series of Zeolite Catalysts in Batch and Continuous Processes, Principal Investigator(Pi), 15/05/2013, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Frgs), 19/04/2017
  • Electro-Catalytic Properties of Graphene-Metal Oxide Composite Materials For Energy Applications, Co-Researcher, 24/08/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (Umrg) - Sus (Sustainability Science), 15/07/2014
  • Synthesis and Characterization of New Conducting Polymer/Graphene Composites For Energy Storage Devices, Principal Investigator(Pi), 2012-2014, Sciencefund, National
  • Synthesis and Characterization of New Heterocyclic Conducting Polymer, Principal Investigator(Pi), 2012-2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (Umrg), National
  • Synthesis and Characterization of New Heterocyclic Conducting Polymer, Principal Investigator(Pi), 2011-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (Umrg), National

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


  • 3rd International Innovation, Design and Articulation (I-Idea 2016). Uitm, Perlis. (Silver)., Uitm, Perlis., 2016, (National)
  • Bronze Medal in International Invention Innovation and Design Competition (Iiid-2015), Organized by Universiti Teknologi Mara (Uitm) Johor, 2015, (International)
  • Best Oral Presenter, International Conference On Science and Technology (Icst), Bangkok, Thailand, 2014, (International)

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


Oral
  • Polymer-based Adsorbents for Heavy Metals Removal from Aqueous Solution, 29th SYMPOSIUM OF MALAYSIAN CHEMICAL ENGINEERS (SOMChE) 2016, 01 Dec 2016 to 03 Dec 2016, Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia and Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Malaysia Chapter., (International)
  • Polypyrrole Conducting Polymer: A Novel Adsorbent for Arsenic Ions from Aqueous Solution, International Conference on Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic and applied Science" ECBA-2015., 28 Dec 2015 to 29 Dec 2015, (International)
  • Polymer adsorbent for the removal of lead ions from aqueous solution, International Conference on Science and Technology 2014, 30 Dec 2014 to 31 Dec 2014, Global Research and Development Services, (International)
  • Removal of Nickel Ions from Aqueous Solution by Polypyrrole Conducting Polymer, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Materials Engineering and Technology (ICAMET 2013), 28 Nov 2013 to 29 Nov 2013, University Malaysia Perlis, (International)

SUPERVISION


Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Masters Degree, Samira Hosseini, Application of polypyrrole and polypyrrole/polyethylenimine for the removal of some heavy metal ions from aqueous solution., 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Md. Rabiul Karim, Azo-benzothiazole chromophore based liquid crystalline monomers and their polymerization for new side chain liquid crystalline polymers., 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Jamileh Amin, Preparation Characterization and Application of Magnetic Conductive Polymer Composites, 2009/2010
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Mahnaz M Abdi, New Conducting Polymer Composites: Preparation and Characterization of Polypyrrole-Chitosan, 2009/2010

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), A.k.obidul Huq, POLYPRROLE-BASED ADSORBENTS FORARSENIC, ZINC AND CADMIUM REMOVAL FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTION
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Ali Mohamad Ali Abdul Amir, DEVELOPMENT OF NON-ENZYMATIC GLUCOSE BIOSENSOR BASED ON CONDUCTING POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITE FILMS FABRICATED BY ELECTROCHEMICAL TECHNIQUE
  • Masters Degree, Afiq Bin Anwar, The Reaction and Kinetics Studies of Catalyst Mediated Oxidation of Alkyl Benzenes and Alkyl Alcohol Using Supported Gold Based Catalysts
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Hammed Wasiu Adebayo, SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SOLUBLE CONDUCTING POLYMERS FOR OPTOELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
  • Masters Degree, Mohammad Shafiqur Rahman, PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SOLUBLE CONDUCTING POLYMER/GRAPHENE-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Michael Adekunle Olatunji, <strong>Synthesis and Characterization of Polymeric Composite Adsorbents for the Removal of Radioactive Materials from Wastewater</strong>
  • Masters Degree, Siti Nuraqidah Binti Zainal, THE FABRICATION OF CHEMICAL SENSORS FOR HIGHLY SELECTIVE POLLUTANTS IN MALAYSIAN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT
  • Masters Degree, Nur Faradila Bt Anuar, KINETIC AND REACTION MECHANISM STUDIES OF PYROLYTIC BIO OIL MODIFICATION USING A SERIES OF ZEOLITE CATALYSTS IN BATCH AND CONTINUOUS PROCESSES

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


Post Graduate
  • THERMAL ANALYSIS- TGA, DSC, DMTA, DETA, 2011/2012(2), 7, 14
First Degree
  • ELCETROCHEMISTRY, 2016/2017(1), 12, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2016/2017(1), 2, 14
  • POLYMER CHEMISTRY I, 2016/2017(1), 5, 42
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2016/2017(1), 44, 14
  • POLYMER CHEMISTRY I (WITH PRACTICAL), 2015/2016(1), 26, 56
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2015/2016(2), 53, 14
  • THERMAL ANALYSIS- TGA, DSC, DMTA, DETA, 2015/2016(2), 17, 14
  • CHEMISTRY POLYMER, 2015/2016(1), 5, 56
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2015/2016(2), 4, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2015/2016(1), 28, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2015/2016(1), 12, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2014/2015(2), 3, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2014/2015(1), 37, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2014/2015(1), 4, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2014/2015(2), 43, 14
  • THERMAL ANALYSIS- TGA, DSC, DMTA, DETA, 2014/2015(2), 11, 14
  • CHEMISTRY POLYMER, 2013/2014(1), 19, 56
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2013/2014(2), 29, 14
  • POLYMER CHEMISTRY I (WITH PRACTICAL), 2013/2014(1), 2, 56
  • THERMAL ANALYSIS- TGA, DSC, DMTA, DETA, 2013/2014(2), 25, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2013/2014(1), 18, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2013/2014(1), 5, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2013/2014(2), 1, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2012/2013(1), 25, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2012/2013(2), 28, 14
  • THERMAL ANALYSIS- TGA, DSC, DMTA, DETA, 2012/2013(2), 17, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2012/2013(2), 5, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2012/2013(1), 12, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2011/2012(2), 3, 14
  • POLYMER CHEMISTRY I, 2011/2012(1), 33, 14
  • CHEMISTRY POLYMER, 2011/2012(1), 9, 14
  • ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2011/2012(2), 25, 14
  • ELCETROCHEMISTRY, 2011/2012(1), 51, 14
  • BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 2011/2012(1), 7, 14

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


  • PhD Thesis entitled: Corrosion Characterization Studies of Aluminium 6061/Red Mud Metal Matrix Composites submitted by Mr. P.V. Krupakara. Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, India., Thesis ,  (2016-2016)
  • Internal MSc Dissertation entitled "Kinetic growth of copper oxidation in semiconductor packaging" submitted by Siti Rahmah Esa, Dept. of Chemistry, UM. 2016., Thesis ,  (2016-2016)
  • PhD Thesis entitled "Synthesis and evaluation of novel non-enzymatic hydrogen peroxide and glucose sensors based on conducting polymer/nanocomposites" submitted by Mr. Pooria Moozarm Nia, Dept. of Chemistry, UM., Thesis ,  (2016-2016)
  • Separation and Characterization of Bio-Oil Produced from Oil Palm Biomass, Thesis ,  (2015-2015)
  • Production of electrospun biopolyester materials as scaffolds for bone tissue engineering., Thesis ,  (2015-2015)
  • Synthesis and Properties of New Carbosilane Copolymers and Symmetrical Bis(alkoxybenzylidene)-1,5-Naphthalene Dimers Based on Bisphenol Schiff Base Monomers, Thesis ,  (2014-2014)
  • Production and Characterization of Bio-oil from Fast Pyrolysis of Palm Kernel Shell., Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Synthesis and Modification of Palm Stearin Air Drying Alkyd Resins For Coating Applications, Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Electrodeposition of Tin and Tin Chalcogenides From Tin(II) Methanesulfonate Solution, Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Compatibility and Mechanical Properties of Biocomposite using Oil Palm Fiber as the reinforcement Material, Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Multiblock and Random Copolymers by Functional Biodegradable Polyesters., Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Influence of Chlorination on Morphology and Homogeneity of Waste Polymer Modified Asphalt Blends., Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Processing and Characterization of Aramid/Carbon Hybrid Fibre Reinforcement Polypropylene Composite, Thesis ,  (2013-2013)
  • Removal of Carbon Dioxide Using Modified Carbonized Palm Shell in Fixed Bed Column., Thesis ,  (2012-2012)
  • Binary and ternary polymerization of n-butyl acrylate, glycidyl methacrylate and tetrahydrofurfuryl acrylate: synthesis, characterization and estimation of reactivity ratios., Thesis ,  (2012-2012)
  • Development of Palm Olein as a Corrosion Inhibitor for Aluminium., Thesis ,  (2009-2009)