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

2018
  • Yusoff, M. N. A. M., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Masjuki, H. H., Harith, M. H., Syahir, A. Z., Khuong, L. S., ... & Alabdulkarem, A. (2018). Comparative assessment of ethanol and isobutanol addition in gasoline on engine performance and exhaust emissions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 190, 483-495. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nath, A. R., Yehye, W. A., Zulkifli, N. W. M., & Johan, M. R. (2018). Ester of thiolated butylated hydroxytoluene: Potential antioxidant for synthetic lubricant oil. Thermochimica Acta, 670, 7-12. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jannifar, A., Zubir, M. N. M., Kazi, S. N., Zulkifli, N. W. M., & Ahmad, N. (2018). Investigation on the feasibility of eliminating harmonic excitation signal en-route to performing experimental modal analysis (EMA) under operational condition. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 32(7), 3009-3021. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jamshaid, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Arslan, A., Alwi, A., ... & Syahir, A. Z. (2019). Production optimization and tribological characteristics of cottonseed oil methyl ester. Journal of Cleaner Production, 209, 62-73. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gharehkhani, S., S.F. Seyed Shirazi, H. Yarmand, E. Montazer, S.N. Kazi, R. Ibrahim, M. Ashjaei, N.W.B.M. Zulkifli, and S. Rahmati, The effect of nanocrystalline cellulose on flow properties of fiber crop aqueous suspension. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2018. 184: p. 376-382. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gan, Y. Y., Ong, H. C., Ling, T. C., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Wang, C. T., & Yang, Y. C. (2018). Thermal conductivity optimization and entropy generation analysis of titanium dioxide nanofluid in evacuated tube solar collector. Applied Thermal Engineering, 145, 155-164. (ISI-Indexed)

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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

2015
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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., 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)
  • 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)
  • 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).


  • Formulation and optimization of palm-based TMP ester blend as bio-based lubricant for engine oil, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Enhancing Corrosion Resistance of Biodiesel Fueled Engines Using Chemically Active Oil Filter technology, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Empowering Teaching and Learning at Faculty of Engineering UM, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Evaluation Of Final Examination Papers In Engineering : A Case Study Using Bloom's Taxonomy And Complex Engineering Problem, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Private Funding, (National)
  • Enhancement Of Biofuel Production From Tropical Biodiversity Sources, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Grand Challenge - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Tribocorrosion Characterization For Sustainable And Durable Cast Aluminium Alloys In Internal Combustion Engine, Consultant, 2015 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Feasibility of Green and Fuel Economy Engine Oil Derived from Bio-Based Lubricant, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (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)
  • 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