PERSONAL DETAIL


Dr. Nurin Wahidah Binti Mohd Zulkifli

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
 
  +60379674462
  nurinmz@um.edu.my
  Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9431-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Malaysian Tribology Society , Member, 2013, (National)
  • BOARD OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA, Graduate Engineer, 2014, (National)
  • The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, Graduate Member, 2015 to 2017, (National)

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


  • Committee for The Launching of "eUM-IIC", Faculty, 24/11/2016 to 24/11/2016 (Commitee)
  • Alumni Coordinator, Faculty, 22/08/2016 to 22/08/2017 (Alumni Coordinator)
  • PANEL EVALUATION FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH FUND (PPP) PROJECT, University Malaya, 01/07/2016 to 31/07/2016 (Panel)
  • Proton-UM Industrial Coordinator, Faculty, 28/06/2016 to 28/06/2019 (Lab Coordinator for Industrial Lab Proton)
  • PENYELARAS KEUSHAWANAN, University Malaya, 01/06/2016 to 01/06/2018 (UMEC)
  • Evaluator for Biosymposium 2016, University Malaya, 20/05/2016 to 20/05/2016 (Evaluator for Biosymposium 2016)
  • PENYELIA PROGRAM SISWAPRENEUR@PPRN, National, 11/05/2016 to 31/01/2017 (PPRN)
  • Mentor for BEGIN Competition, National, 09/03/2016 to 25/12/2016 (Begin Competition)
  • COMITEE MEMBER FOR STUDENT UNDER OBSERVATION, Faculty, 22/11/2015 to 22/11/2016 (OB)
  • Chairman, International, 01/10/2015 to 01/10/2016 (THE MALAYSIA-JAPAN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TRIBOLOGY TECHNOLOGY 2016)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Combustion and Fuel Engineering (Tribology)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Monirul, IM; Masjuki, HH; Kalam, MA; Zulkifli, NWM; Shancita, I 2017. Influence of polymethyl acrylate additive on the formation of particulate matter and NOX emission of a biodiesel-diesel-fueled engine. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gulzar, M; Masjuki, HH; Kalam, MA; Varman, M; Zulkifli, NWM; Mufti, RA; Zahid, R; Yunus, R 2017. Dispersion Stability and Tribological Characteristics of TiO2/SiO2 Nanocomposite-Enriched Biobased Lubricant. TRIBOLOGY TRANSACTIONS (ISI-Indexed)
  • Roslan, SH; Abd Hamid, SB; Zulkifli, NWM 2017. Synthesis, characterisation and tribological evaluation of surface-capped molybdenum sulphide nanoparticles as efficient antiwear bio-based lubricant additives. INDUSTRIAL LUBRICATION AND TRIBOLOGY (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gulzar, M; Masjuki, HH; Alabdulkarem, A; Kalam, MA; Varman, M; Zulkifli, NWM; Zahid, R; Yunus, R 2017. Chemically active oil filter to develop detergent free bio-based lubrication for diesel engine. ENERGY (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khuong, LS; Masjuki, HH; Zulkifli, NWM; Mohamad, EN; Kalam, MA; Alabdulkarem, A; Arslan, A; Mosarof, MH; Syahir, AZ; Jamshaid, M 2017. Effect of gasoline-bioethanol blends on the properties and lubrication characteristics of commercial engine oil. RSC ADVANCES (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • M.M. Rashed, M.A. Kalam, H.H. Masjuki, M. Mofijur, M.G. Rasul, N.W.M. Zulkifli, Performance and emission characteristics of a diesel engine fueled with palm, jatropha, and moringa oil methyl ester, Industrial Crops and Products, Volume 79, January 2016, Pages 70- 76, (ISI-Indexed)
  • Azman, S.S.N., Zulkifli, N.W.M., Masjuki, H., Gulzar, M. and Zahid, R. (2016) ‘Study of tribological properties of lubricating oil blend added with graphene nanoplatelets’, Journal of Materials Research, 31(13), pp. 1932–1938. doi: 10.1557/jmr.2016.24. (ISI-Indexed)
  • H.K. Imdadul, H.H. Masjuki, M.A. Kalam, N.W.M. Zulkifli, Abdullah Alabdulkarem, M.M. Rashed, A.M. Ashraful, Influences of ignition improver additive on ternary (diesel-biodiesel-higher alcohol) blends thermal stability and diesel engine performance, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 123, 1 September 2016, Pages 252-264, ISSN 0196-8904, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2016.06.040. (ISI-Indexed)
  • H.K. Imdadul, H.H. Masjuki, M.A. Kalam, N.W.M. Zulkifli, Abdullah Alabdulkarem, M.M. Rashed, Y.H. Teoh, H.G. How, Higher alcohol biodiesel diesel blends: An approach for improving the performance, emission, and combustion of a light-duty diesel engine, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 111, 1 March 2016, Pages 174- 185, ISSN 0196-8904 (ISI-Indexed)
  • I.M. Monirul, H.H. Masjuki, M.A. Kalam, M.H. Mosarof, N.W.M. Zulkifli, Y.H. Teoh, H.G. How, Assessment of performance, emission and combustion characteristics of palm, jatropha and Calophyllum inophyllum biodiesel blends, Fuel, Volume 181, 1 October 2016, Pages 985-995, ISSN 0016-2361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.05.010. (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Gulzar, H.H. Masjuki, M. Varman, M.A. Kalam, N.W.M. Zulkifli, R.A. Mufti, A.M. Liaquat, Rehan Zahid, A. Arslan, Effects of biodiesel blends on lubricating oil degradation and piston assembly energy losses, Energy, Volume 111, 15 September 2016, Pages 713-721, ISSN 0360-5442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.05.132. (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Gulzar , HH Masjuki , MA Kalam , M Varman , NWM Zulkifli , R.A Mufti , Rehan Zahid , R. Yunus. 2016. Dispersion stability and tribological characteristics of TiO2/SiO2 nanocomposites enriched bio-based lubricant. (ISI-Indexed)
  • H.K. Imdadul, H.H. Masjuki, M.A. Kalam, N.W.M. Zulkifli, Abdullah Alabdulkarem, M. Kamruzzaman, M.M. Rashed, A comparative study of C4 and C5 alcohol treated diesel–biodiesel blends in terms of diesel engine performance and exhaust emission, Fuel, Volume 179, 1 September 2016, Pages 281-288, ISSN 0016-2361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.04.003. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • M.N.A.M. Yusoff, N.W.M. Zulkifli, B.M. Masum, H.H. Masjuki. Feasibility of bioethanol and biobutanol as transportation fuel in spark-ignition engine: a review. RSC Advances. 5 (2015) 100184-211. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Imdadul, H. K., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Rashed, M. M., Rashedul, H. K., ... & Mosarof, M. H. (2015). A comprehensive review on the assessment of fuel additive effects on combustion behavior in CI engine fuelled with diesel biodiesel blends. RSC Advances, 5(83), 67541-67567. (ISI-Indexed)
  • A.Sanjid, M.A Kalam, H.H Masjuki, M. Varman, N.W.M Zulkifli, M. J. Abedin, Performance and emission of multi-cylinder diesel engine using biodiesel blends obtained from mixed inedible feedstocks, Journal of Cleaner Production, Available online 7 August 2015, ISSN 0959-6526, (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Habibullah, H.H. Masjuki, M.A. Kalam, N.W.M. Zulkifli, B.M. Masum, A. Arslan, M. Gulzar. 2015. Friction and wear characteristics of Calophyllum inophyllum biodiesel, Industrial Crops and Products, 6:188-197 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Aziz, N. A. M., Yunus, R., Rashid, U., & Zulkifli, N. W. M. (2015). Temperature effect on tribological properties of polyol ester- based environmentally adapted lubricant. Tribology International. (ISI-Indexed)
  • N.W.M. Zulkifli, S.S.N. Azman, M.A. Kalam, H.H. Masjuki, R. Yunus, M. Gulzar, Lubricity of bio-based lubricant derived from different chemically modified fatty acid methyl ester, Tribology International, Available online 30 March 2015, ISSN 0301-679X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2015.03.024. (ISI-Indexed)
  • I.M. Monirul, H.H. Masjuki, M.A. Kalam, N.W.M. Zulkifli, H.K. Rashedul, M.M. Rashed, et al. A comprehensive review on biodiesel cold flow properties and oxidation stability along with their improvement processes. RSC Advances. 5 (2015) 86631-55. (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Gulzar, H.H. Masjuki, M. Varman, M.A. Kalam, R.A. Mufti, N.W.M. Zulkifli, et al. Improving the AW/EP ability of chemically modified palm oil by adding CuO and MoS2 nanoparticles. Tribol Int. 88 (2015) 271-9 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • N.W.M. Zulkifli, M.A. Kalam, H.H. Masjuki, K.A.H. Al Mahmud, R. Yunus. The Effect of Temperature on Tribological Properties of Chemically Modified Bio-Based Lubricant. Tribol Trans. 57 (2014) 408- 15. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Al Mahmud, K. A. H., Varman, M., Kalam, M. A., Masjuki, H. H., Mobarak, H. M., & Zulkifli, N. W. M. (2014). Tribological characteristics of amorphous hydrogenated (aC: H) and tetrahedral (ta-C) diamond- like carbon coating at different test temperatures in the presence of commercial lubricating oil. Surface and Coatings Technology, 245, 133-147. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Al Mahmud, K. A. H., Kalam, M. A., Masjuki, H. H., Mobarak, H. M., & Zulkifli, N. W. M. (2014). An updated overview of diamond-like carbon coating in tribology. Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 1-29. (ISI-Indexed)
  • NWM Zulkifli, MA Kalam, HH Masjuki, KAH Al Mahmud, and R Yunus. 2014.The effect of palm oil trimethylolpropane ester on extreme pressure lubrication. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Zulkifli, NWM, Kalam, MA, Masjuki, HH, Shahabuddin, M & Yunus, R. (2013). Wear prevention characteristics of a palm oil-based TMP (trimethylolpropane) ester as an engine lubricant. 54: 167-173 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Hessami, MA & Zulkifli, NWM. 2011. Heat Transfer Enhancement In A Horizontal Heat Transfer Enhancement in A Horizontal Pipe: The Effects of Flow Rate, Pulsation Frequency, and Amplitude. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer. 18(4): 295-309 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • T.M.I. Mahlia, R. Saidur, L.A. Memon, N.W.M. Zulkifli, & H.H. Masjuki. 2010. A review on fuel economy standard for motor vehicles with the implementation possibilities in Malaysia. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 14(9):3092-3099 (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Empowering Teaching and Learning at Faculty of Engineering UM, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Modelling of Hydrate Formation in Pipelines, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Synthesis of Surface Capped Molybdenum Sulphide Nanoparticles as an Antiwear Additives for Bio-based Lubricant Oil., Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Synergistic Effect Of Nanographene On Rheology And Lubricating Mechanism Of Biobased Lubricant, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Tribology performance of carbon based coating for artificial joints, Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Improvement Of Diesel Engine Key Fuel Properties By Optimizing Alcohol-biodiesel-diesel Blend Ratio For Low Greenhouse Gas Emission, Consultant, 2015 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Tribocorrosion Characterization For Sustainable And Durable Cast Aluminium Alloys In Internal Combustion Engine, Consultant, 2015 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Formulation And Blending Of Ester-based Lube Oil For Internal Combustion Engine, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2019, Grand Challenge - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Feasibility of Green and Fuel Economy Engine Oil Derived from Bio-Based Lubricant, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • TRIBOLOGICAL STUDIES AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF BIOLUBRICANT, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2014, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • To Produce Bio-lubricants Using Bioprocess Technology And Evaluate The Tribochemical Reaction Of The Formulated Oil On The Various Surfaces Of Dlc Coatings After Several Wear Tests, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • TRIBOLOGICAL STUDIES AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF PALM DIESEL FUELLED COMPRESSION IGNITION, Coordinator, 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)

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


PRESENTER
  • Investigation of the anti-wear characteristics of palm trimethylolpropane (TMP) ester using a four-ball machine, International Tribology Conference Hiroshima 2011 (ITC Hiroshima 2011), 2011-10-30 to 2011-11-03, Japanese Society of Tribologists, (International)
  • Investigation of the Anti-Wear Characteristics of Jatropha Trimethylolpropane (TMP) Ester Using a Four-Ball Machine, REGIONAL TRIBOLOGY CONFERENCE 2011, 2011-11-22 to 2011-11-24, MYTRIBOS, Malaysia, (National)
  • The effect of temperature on tribological properties of chemically modified biobased lubricant, 5th World Tribology Congress, 2013-11-08 to 2013-11-13, Italian Tribology Association, (International)
  • Experimental analysis of tribological properties of biolubricant with nanoparticle additive, The Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013 , 2013-11-18 to 2013-11-20, Mytribos, Malaysia , (International)
  • Tribological characteristics of a surface-modified MoS2 nanoparticles as an additive in bio-based lubricant, LubMat 2016, 2016-06-06 to 2016-06-08, Tekniker, (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Introduction to Tribology, 4th Malaysia-Japan Tribology Symposium, 2016-08-25 to 2016-08-26, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia - KL Campus, (International)
ORAL
  • The feasibility study of CaCO3 derived from cockleshell as nanoparticle in chemically modified lubricant, Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2015 , 2015-11-16 to 2015-11-17, MYTRIBOS, (International)

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Mohd Nur Ashraf Bin Mohd Yusoff, FEASIBILITY OF BIOETHANOL AND BIOBUTANOL FROM AGRICULTURAL WASTE AS TRANSPORTATION FUEL IN SPARK IGNITION ENGINE
  • Master Degree, Leang So Khuong, The Optimization of Fuel Injection System in Diesel Engine Using Biodiesel" to "Experimental Study on Tribological Characteristics of Automotive Lubricants With Dilution of Various Gasoline-Bioethanol Blends
  • Master Degree, Tengku Muhammad Ibrahim Salahuddin Bin Tengku Ahmad, EVALUATION OF ENGINE SPLIT COOLING SYSTEM FOR OPTIMIZING THE PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS OF A PASSENGER VEHICLE
  • Master Degree, Sharul Hafiq Bin Roslan, Synthesis of Surface Capped Molybdenum Sulphide Nanoparticles as an Antiwear Additives for Bio-based Lubricant Oil
  • Master Degree, Tan Mean Yee, NANOMATERIALS
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Muhammad Zulfattah Bin Zakaria, STUDY OF ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF A CARBON-BASED COATED POLYMER
  • Master Degree, Mohd Azham Bin Mohd Alwi, Investigation Of combustion And Emission And Emission Characteristics Of Diesel - Biodiesel - Alcohol Terniary Blends In A CI Engine
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mubashir Gulzar, Tribological Study of Nanoparticles Enriched Bio-based Lubricants for Engine Piston Ring – Cylinder Interaction.
  • Master Degree, Nurul Adzlin Binti Zainal, TRIBOLOGICAL STUDY OF BIO-BASED LUBRICANT
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mohammad Edilan Bin Mustaffa, Development and Testing of Converted CNG Dedicated Port Injection to CNG Direct Injection Engine, 2013/2014

Completed
  • Master Degree, Mohammad Monirul Islam, IMPROVEMENT OF COLD FLOW PROPERTIES OF BIODIESEL USING PMA ADDITIVE TO REDUCE EXHAUST EMISSION
  • Master Degree, Kazi Imdadul Hassan, Quality Improvement of Diesel-Biodiesel-Butanol/Pentanol Blends Using Cetane Improver and Feasibility Study as Engine Fuels