PROF. DR. CHUA YAN PIAW

Chua Yan Piaw is a professor in the Institute of Educational Leadership, University of Malaya. He teaches research methods and statistics courses, and worked as a research methods and statistics consultan at the Unit for the Enhancement of Academic Performance, UM (2010 - 2015). His book series "Research Methods and Statistics", book 1 to book 5 with 61 chapters, are the McGraw-Hill's Top-10 Bestselling Titles in Malaysia. He is an author, reviewer and editorial board member of Web of Science ISI journals (Social Science Citation Index). He was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Journal Reviewer Award by the Elsevier publisher for his contribution in reviewing journal articles of a Tier 1 ISI journal in the Thomson Reuters Social Science Citation Index - the Computers in Human Behaviour journal. He has published books in various fields, including arts education, chemistry, science, creative & critical thinking, multiple intelligence, educational leadership and calligraphy. He is also the winner of 6 gold medals of international invention and innovation expos. Besides that, he is an invited speaker for research methods and data analysis using AMOS, SPSS and Smart PLS workshops.

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DR. SAMEER KUMAR

Dr. Sameer has a PhD in Social Networking and is presently working as Senior Lecturer at Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. He has extensive prior work experience as IT Project Manager and also holds a PMP® (Project Management Professional) certification from PMI, USA. Dr. Sameer teaches two courses on K-Economy and the Social and economic dimensions of Digital Economy at the Masters level. His current research interests are in the field of Social Networks, Social Media and Academic networks. Dr. Sameer is a Project leader of 2 grant-based research projects. He has several papers published in ISI indexed journals and supervises candidates both at Masters and PhD levels.

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PROF. DR. MOHD ALI BIN HASHIM

PROFESSOR MOHD ALI HASHIM   EDUCATION  B.Sc (Hons) Chemical Engineering, University of Aston, UK 1975 M.Sc Biological Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK 1976 Ph.D Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK 1979   PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (FIEM) 1990 Professional Engineer of the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (PEng) 1988 Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council, United Kingdom (CEng) 1986 Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK (FIChemE) 1996 Fellow of the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia (FASc) 2003   ACADEMIC CAREER    Position/Occupation  Tutor, Department of Chemical Engineering, UM 1975 - 1979  Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, UM 1980 - 1985  Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, UM 1985 - 1990  Professor Grade C 1991 - 2002 Professor Grade B 2002 - 2005 Professor Grade A 2005 - present Head, University of Malaya Centre for Ionic Liquids (UMCiL) 2007 - present   Publication More than 195 articles, 8 books and 12 book chapters have been published  (The citation databases of ISI listed a total of 136 titles, 1303 citations, average citations per item 9.58, h-index 19 in March 2014)      Scholarship/Awards Public Services Department – University of Malaya Joint Scholarship 1975 – 1979 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Award 1986 NATO Award 1987 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Award 1988 Association of Commonwealth Universities Development Fellowship 1992 – 1993  The Institution of Engineers Malaysia Presidential Award of Excellence 1993 KL Rotary Club Gold Medallist for excellence in original research 1995  The Royal Society Fellowship, UK 1996 Fulbright Fellowship, USA 1997 National Science Award 2001 Darjah Kebesaran Johan Setia Mahkota, awarded by D.Y.M.M. Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong XII 2005 Anugerah Cemerlang Canselor for Leadership, University of Malaya 2007 Council Medal, Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), UK 2008   External appointments Visiting Researcher, University of Reading 1981 Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge 1986 – 1987 Exchange Scholar/Visiting Professor, University of Kyoto 1986 and 1988 Visiting Professor, University of Oxford 1996 Appointed Member, Senior Common Room, Keble College, Oxford 1996 – 1997  Visiting Professor, Harvard University 1997 Visiting Professor, Universiti Malaysia Sabah 1998 – 2001 Director of Science and Technology, MOSTI, Govt of Malaysia 2002 – 2005   Supervision of Higher Degree Candidates (Research projects only) MSc : 7 candidates M.Eng.Sc : 12 candidates M.Biotech : 9 candidates M.Tech : 6 candidates M.Phil :   4 candidates PhD : 18 candidates    Major Consultancies  1. ASEAN Chemical Fertilizer Sdn Bhd, Alor Star (1983 - 85) 2. Colgate-Palmolive Malaysia Sdn Bhd., Petaling Jaya (1983 - 86) 3. Biosystem (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Petaling Jaya (1984 - 85) 4. Palm-Oil Diesel Pilot Plant, PORIM, Bangi (1984 - 94) 5. ESSO Production Malaysia Incoporated, Kuala Lumpur and Kerteh, Trengganu (1985 - 88)  6. Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology, Philippines (1991 - 93)  7. Department of Environment, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Kuala Lumpur (1991 - 94)  8. Tenaga Nasional Berhad (1991 - 92) 9. Tenaga Nasional Berhad  (1992 - 93)  10. Tenaga Nasional Berhad  (1992)  11. Tenaga Nasional Berhad (1993 - 94)  12. MPI Paper Mill Sdn Bhd (1994)  13. Department of Environment, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment,Kuala Lumpur  (1994 - 95)  14. International Maritime Organisation , Manila (1997 - 98)  15. Department of Environment, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Kuala Lumpur (1998) 16. Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) (1994 -1997)  17. Air Kelantan Sdn Bhd, Kota Bahru / Salcon Engineering (2010-present)     March 2014  

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RECENT PUBLICATION

Monirul, IM; Kalam, MA; Masjuki, HH; Zulkifli, NWM; Shahir, SA; Mosarof, MH; Ruhul, AM (2017). Influence of poly(methyl acrylate) additive on cold flow properties of coconut biodiesel blends and exhaust gas emissions. RENEWABLE ENERGY

Ahmad, H; Muhamad, A; Sharbirin, AS; Samion, MZ; Ismail, MF (2017). Tunable Q-switched thulium-doped Fiber Laser using multiwall carbon nanotube and Fabry-Perot Etalon filter. OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS

Mardhiah, HH; Ong, HC; Masjuki, HH; Lim, S; Lee, HV (2017). A review on latest developments and future prospects of heterogeneous catalyst in biodiesel production from non-edible oils. RENEWABLE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS

Imdadul, HK; Masjuki, HH; Kalam, MA; Zulkifli, NWM; Kamruzzaman, M; Shahin, MM; Rashed, MM (2017). Evaluation of oxygenated n-butanol-biodiesel blends along with ethyl hexyl nitrate as cetane improver on diesel engine attributes. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION

Ahmad, H; Ismail, MA; Sathiyan, S; Reduan, SA; Ruslan, NE; Lee, CS; Zulkifli, MZ; Thambiratnam, K; Ismail, MF; Harun, SW (2017). S-band Q-switched fiber laser using MoSe2 saturable absorber. OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS

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