Curriculum Vitae

DR. FARINA BINTI MUHAMAD

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering
  • +603-79676898

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Doctoral Degree (PhD)
    University College London, Imperial College
  • BBIOENG, (Kejuruteraan Bioperubatan)
    Case W. Researve University, Cleveland

MEMBERSHIPS


  • CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN INDUSTRY 4.0 (CRI4.0),, ACTIVE MEMBER
    2018 to 2020 (National)
  • TESMA TISSUE ENGINEERING & REGENERATIVE MEDICINE SOCIETY OF MALAYSIA, REGISTERED MEMBER
    2018 to 2019 (National)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Naureen, B., Haseeb, A., Basirun, W. J., & Muhamad, F. (2021). Recent advances in tissue engineering scaffolds based on polyurethane and modified polyurethane. Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications, 118, 21. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2020.111228
  2. Naureen, B., Haseeb, A., Basirun, W. J., & Muhamad, F. (2021). Synthesis and degradation of 3D biodegradable polyurethane foam scaffolds based on poly (propylene fumarate) and poly (R)-3-hydroxybutyrate. Materials Today Communications, 28, 12. doi: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2021.102536
  3. Ataei, S., Azari, P., Hassan, A., Pingguan-Murphy, B., Yahya, R., Muhamad, F. (2020). Essential Oils-Loaded Electrospun Biopolymers: A Future Perspective for Active Food Packaging. Advances in Polymer Technology, 2020, 21. doi: 10.1155/2020/9040535
  4. Mok, C. F., Ching, Y. C., Abu Osman, N. A., Muhamad, F., Junaidi, M. U. M., & Choo, J. H. (2020). Preparation and characterization study on maleic acid cross-linked poly(vinyl alcohol)/chitin/nanocellulose composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 137(35), 16. doi: 10.1002/app.49044
  5. Mok, C. F., Ching, Y. C., Muhamad, F., Abu Osman, N. A., Hai, N. D., Hassan, C. R. C. (2020). Adsorption of Dyes Using Poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and PVA-Based Polymer Composite Adsorbents: A Review. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 28(3), 775-793. doi: 10.1007/s10924-020-01656-4
  6. Mousavi, S. M., Hashemi, S. A., Zarei, M., Gholami, A., Lai, C. W., Chiang, W. H., . . . Mazraedoost, S. (2020). Recent Progress in Chemical Composition, Production, and Pharmaceutical Effects of Kombucha Beverage: A Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2020, 14. doi: 10.1155/2020/4397543
  7. Abdullah, M. F., Nuge, T., Andriyana, A., Ang, B. C., Muhamad, F. (2019). Core-Shell Fibers: Design, Roles, and Controllable Release Strategies in Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery. Polymers, 11(12), 45. doi: 10.3390/polym11122008
Others
  1. Mok, C. F., Ching, Y. C., Osman., N. A., Muhamad, F., M.Junaidi, M. U., & Choo, J. H. (2020). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 137(35), e49044.
  2. Abdullah, M. F., Nuge, T., Andriyana, A., Ang, B. C., & Muhamad, F. (2019). Core Shell Fibers: Design, Roles, and Controllable Release Strategies in Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery. Polymers, 11(12), 2008.
  3. Shahla Ataei, Pedram Azari, Aziz Hassan, Belinda Pingguan-Murphy, Rosiyah Binti Yahya and Farina Muhamad, (2019) Essential Oils Loaded Electrospun biopolymers: A Future Perspective for Active Food Packaging, Advances in Polymer Technology
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Mok, C. F., Ching, Y. C., Muhamad, F., Abu Osman, N. A., & Singh, R. (2017). Poly (vinyl alcohol)- -chitin composites reinforced by oil palm empty fruit bunch fiber-derived nanocellulose. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, 1-11.
  7. 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.

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2020 - 2024, Skim Geran Penyelidikan Trans-Displin (TRGS)
    Elimination Of Biofilm On Medical Devices To Reduce Healthcare-associated Infections: An Novel Approach With Plasma Treatment ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2020 - 2023, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Fabrication Of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (cmc) Hybrid Scaffolds From Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (opefb) Waste For Tissue Engineering Applications ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2020 - 2023, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Recycling Of Pe-lite Prosthetic Liners Using Green Hydrothermal Technique ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2018 - 2022, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Highly Porous Core-shell Nanofibrous Scaffold For Drug Delivery And Tissue Regeneration: Development And In-vitro Evaluation ( Co-Researcher)
  5. 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Directing Cellular Growth Of Nerve Cells Using A Novel Injectable Collagen Hydrogel Functionalized With Collagen Mimetic Peptide And Gold Magnetic Nanoparticles ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    A New Continuum Mechanical Model To Describe Hydrolytic Degradation Of Bioresorable Polymers In The Presence Of Dynamic And Multiaxial Mechanical Loading ( Co-Researcher)
  7. 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Novel Sulphated Polysaccharides-based Polyurethane For Potential Drug Delivery Application ( Co-Researcher)
  8. 2020 - 2022, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Investigation On The Effect Of Hemodynamic Regulation On Ventricular Remodelling After Myocardial Infarction Using A Closed-loop Cardiovascular Model ( Co-Researcher)
  9. 2021 - 2022, UM Living Lab Grant Programme - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Fabrication Of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (cmc) Hybrid Scaffolds From Office Paper Waste (opw) For Tissue Engineering Applications ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  10. 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Deep Learning Of Prognostic Modelling In Electronic Medical Record _for Survival Analysis ( Co-Researcher)
  11. 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Bioactive Electrospun Materials For Lateral Flow Biosensor Applications ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  12. 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Collagen Functionalized Gold Magnetic Nanoparticles For The Growth And Alignment Of Neurons ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  13. 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC))
    Fabrication Of Highly Aligned Functionalized Polyurethane Electropsun Fibers For Skeletal Muscle Regeneration Application ( Co-Researcher)
  14. 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC))
    Biological Evaluation Of Highly Aligned Polyurethane Electropsun Fibers For Skeletal Muscle Regeneration ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  15. 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC))
    Evolution Of Elastic Properties Of Polyurethane Scaffold During In Vitro Cell Growth ( Co-Researcher)
  16. 2017 - 2019, UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant
    Unravelling The Mechanisms Behind Ipc/ipost - New Insights From The Mitochondria ( Co-Researcher)
  17. 2014 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    A Laboratory Validation Study On The Malaysian Medicinal Plant Extracts On Animal And Lab-grown Synthetic Skin ( Co-Researcher)