PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. FARINA BINTI MUHAMAD

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
 
  +603-79676898
  farinamuhamad@um.edu.my
 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8493-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Board of Engineers Malaysia, Registered Member, 2016, (National)
  • TESMA TISSUE ENGINEERING & REGENERATIVE MEDICINE SOCIETY OF MALAYSIA, Registered Member, 2018 to 2019, (National)
  • CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN INDUSTRY 4.0 (CRI4.0),, Active Member, 2018 to 2020, (National)

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


  • Industrial Training Coordinator (P&O), Faculty, 18/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
  • Member of Curriculum Review Committee, Faculty, 02/01/2017 to 29/12/2017 (Curriculum Review Committee)
  • Academic Advisor , Faculty, 24/11/2016 to 29/12/2017 (AVIS)
  • Final Year Project Coordinator, Biomedical Engineering Department (Prosthetics & Orthothics), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, 02/02/2014 to 25/06/2015


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Chee Hong Takahiro Yew , Pedram Azari , Jane Ru Choi , Farina Muhamad * and Belinda Pingguan-Murphy *. Electrospun Polycaprolactone Nanofibers as a Reaction Membrane for Lateral Flow Assay. Polymers 10(12):1387 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Dolbashid AS, Mokhtar MS, Muhamad F and Ibrahim F (2017) Potential applications of human artificial skin and electronic skin (e-skin): a review. Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jbibn.17.00002 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mok, C. F., Ching, Y. C., Muhamad, F., Abu Osman, N. A., & Singh, R. (2017). Poly (vinyl alcohol)-α-chitin composites reinforced by oil palm empty fruit bunch fiber-derived nanocellulose. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, 1-11. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Burgoyne, Thomas, Farina Muhamad, and Pradeep K. Luther. "Visualization of cardiac muscle thin filaments and measurement of their lengths by electron tomography." Cardiovascular research 77.4 (2008): 707- 712. (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • A New Continuum Mechanical Model To Describe Hydrolytic Degradation Of Bioresorable Polymers In The Presence Of Dynamic And Multiaxial Mechanical Loading, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Directing Cellular Growth Of Nerve Cells Using A Novel Injectable Collagen Hydrogel Functionalized With Collagen Mimetic Peptide And Gold Magnetic Nanoparticles, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Novel Sulphated Polysaccharides-based Polyurethane For Potential Drug Delivery Application, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Bioactive Electrospun Materials For Lateral Flow Biosensor Applications, Consultant, 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Collagen Functionalized Gold Magnetic Nanoparticles For The Growth And Alignment Of Neurons, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Deep Learning Of Prognostic Modelling In Electronic Medical Record _for Survival Analysis, Consultant, 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Evolution Of Elastic Properties Of Polyurethane Scaffold During In Vitro Cell Growth, Consultant, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Fabrication Of Highly Aligned Functionalized Polyurethane Electropsun Fibers For Skeletal Muscle Regeneration Application, Consultant, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Biological Evaluation Of Highly Aligned Polyurethane Electropsun Fibers For Skeletal Muscle Regeneration, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Unravelling The Mechanisms Behind Ipc/ipost - New Insights From The Mitochondria, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant, (National)
  • A Laboratory Validation Study On The Malaysian Medicinal Plant Extracts On Animal And Lab-grown Synthetic Skin, Consultant, 2014 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Novel Polymeric Detection Platform For Biomems Diagnostics Application, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mok Chun Fah, PVA/CHITIN/NANOCELLULOSE COMPOSITE FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATION, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Devindraan S/o Sirkkunan, MULTIFUNCTIONAL HYDROGEL FOR ELECTRICAL AND THERMAL STIMULATION OF CELLULAR MICROENVIRONMENT, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Asdani Saifullah Bin Dolbashid, DEVELOPMENT OF ARTIFICIAL SKIN USING UV-CROSSLINKED ACRYLATES AND KONJAC GLUCOMANNAN (KGM), 2017/2018

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 15, 0
  • MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 2, 0
  • ADVANCED BIOMATERIALS, 2015/2016(1), 22, 0
  • STRUCTURE OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS, 2014/2015(2), 20, 0