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DR. OMID AKBARZADEH PIVEHZHANI

Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 
  +60379676953
  omid@um.edu.my
 Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Homepage
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Publons Link
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PubMed ID Link
  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Omid_Akbarzadeh

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


  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Member, 2012, (International)
  • Hong Kong Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society, Senior Fellow, 2015, (International)

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


  • Coordinator, International, 01/03/2020 to 28/02/2025 (MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR ACADEMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, MALAYSIA AND INSTITUTE FOR COLOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, IRAN )
  • Coordinator, International, 19/06/2019 to 18/06/2022 (MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR APPLIED RESEARCH COOPERATION BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA AND proNEXO Engineering Consultancy Company )
  • Coordinator, National, 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2019 (MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT Between MIMOS SEMICONDUCTOR (M) SDN BHD and Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre)
  • Coordinator, National, 12/07/2018 to 11/07/2023 (Memorandum of Understanding for Academic Cooperation between University of Malaya and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS)
  • Marketing Manager, Faculty, 01/02/2017 to 03/11/2020 (at: Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre (NANOCAT), University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Catalyst and Reaction Engineering (Heterogeneous Catalysis, Homogenous Catalysis, Reaction Engineering, Catalytic Gas Process, Fischer-Tropsch, GTL, CNT Synthesis, CNT Functionalization, Bimetallic Catalyst Synthesis)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2020
  • Kordijazi, Amir, Behera, Swaroop Kumar, Akbarzadeh, Omid, Povolo, Marco, & Rohatgi, Pradeep. (2020). A Statistical Analysis to Study the Effect of Silicon Content, Surface Roughness, Droplet Size and Elapsed Time on Wettability of Hypoeutectic Cast Aluminum–Silicon Alloys, Cham. 

2017
  • Davari, M. R., Bayat Kazazi, S., & Akbarzadeh Pivehzhani, O. (2017). Nanomaterials: Implications on Agroecosystem. In R. Prasad, M. Kumar, & V. Kumar (Eds.), Nanotechnology: An Agricultural Paradigm (pp. 59-71). Singapore: Springer Singapore. 
Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • Akbarzadeh, Omid, Mohd Zabidi, Noor Asmawati, Wang, Guangxin, Kordijazi, Amir, Sadabadi, Hamed, Moosavi, Seyedehmaryam, . . . Johan, Mohd Rafie. (2020). Effect of Pressure, H2/CO Ratio and Reduction Conditions on Co–Mn/CNT Bimetallic Catalyst Performance in Fischer–Tropsch Reaction. Symmetry, 12(5), 698. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Suresh, Sagadevan, Muthukrishnan, Lakshmipathy, Vennila, Selvaraj, K, Gurunathan, J, Anita Lett, Paiman, Suriati, . . . Oh, Won Chun. (2020). Mechanistic anticarcinogenic efficacy of phytofabricated gold nanoparticles on human lung adenocarcinoma cells. Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 15(1), 160-173. doi:10.1080/17458080.2020.1761014 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kordijazi, Amir, Behera, Swaroop Kumar, Akbarzadeh, Omid, Povolo, Marco, & Rohatgi, Pradeep. (2020). A Statistical Analysis to Study the Effect of Silicon Content, Surface Roughness, Droplet Size and Elapsed Time on Wettability of Hypoeutectic Cast Aluminum–Silicon Alloys, Cham. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wahab, Yasmin Abdul, Soin, Norhayati, Naseer, Muhammad Nihal, Hussin, Hanim, Osman, Rozana Aina Maulat, Johan, Mohd Rafie, . . . Sabapathy, Thennarasan. (2020). Junction engineering in two-stepped recessed SiGe MOSFETs for high performance application. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2203(1), 020033. doi:10.1063/1.5142125 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Das, Sourav, Kordijazi, Amir, Akbarzadeh, Omid, & Rohatgi, Pradeep K. An innovative process for dispersion of graphene nanoparticles and nickel spheres in A356 alloy using pressure infiltration technique. Engineering Reports, n/a(n/a), e12110. doi:10.1002/eng2.12110 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O, Khaligh, N. G., Johan, M. R. (2020). Novel zwitterionic and ionic structures of imidazolium propane sulfonate salts on basis of NMR analysis. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1202, 127335 (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Siddiqi, M.M., Naseer, M.N., Abdul Wahab, Y., Hamizi, N.A., Badruddin, I.A., Chowdhury, Z.Z., Akbarzadeh, O., Johan, M.R. and Khan, T.M. (2019). Evaluation of Municipal Solid Wastes Based Energy Potential in Urban Pakistan. Processes, 7(11), 848. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rehman, W. U., Merican, Z. M. A., Bhat, A. H., Hoe, B. G., Sulaimon, A. A., Akbarzadeh, O., . . . Assiri, M. A. (2019). Synthesis, characterization, stability and thermal conductivity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and eco-friendly jatropha seed oil based nanofluid: An experimental investigation and modeling approach. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 111534. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111534 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Marlinda, A. R., Yusoff, N., Pandikumar, A., Huang, N. M., Akbarzadeh, O., Sagadevan, S., . . . Johan, M. R. (2019). Tailoring morphological characteristics of zinc oxide using a one-step hydrothermal method for photoelectrochemical water splitting application. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360319919319652. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.05.109 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N., Hamizi, N., Abdul Wahab, Y., Aljunid Merican, Z., Yehya, W., . . . Johan, M. (2019). Effect of pH, Acid and Thermal Treatment Conditions on Co/CNT Catalyst Performance in Fischer–Tropsch Reaction. 11(1), 50. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hamizi, N. A., Johan, M. R., Abdul Wahab, Y., Chowdhury, Z. Z., Akbarzadeh Pivehzhani, O., Sagadevan, S., . . . Kamangar, S. (2019). Investigation on Surface Properties of Mn-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots Studied by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Symmetry, 11(10), 1250. Retrieved from https://www.mdpi.com/2073-8994/11/10/1250 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hamizi, N. A., Johan, M. R., Ghazali, N., Wahab, Y. A., Chowdhury, Z. Z., Akbarzadeh, O., . . . Kamangar, S. (2019). Lattice Strain Analysis of a Mn-Doped CdSe QD System Using Crystallography Techniques. Processes, 7(10), 639. Retrieved from https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/7/10/639 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chowdhury, Z. Z., Chandran, R. R. R., Jahan, A., Khalid, K., Rahman, M. M., Al-Amin, M., . . . Adebisi, G. A. (2019). Extraction of Cellulose Nano-Whiskers Using Ionic Liquid-Assisted Ultra-Sonication: Optimization and Mathematical Modelling Using Box–Behnken Design. Symmetry, 11(9), 1148. Retrieved from https://www.mdpi.com/2073-8994/11/9/1148 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Wahab, Y., Fadzil, A., Soin, N., Fatmadiana, S., Zaman Chowdhury, Z., Hamizi, N. A., . . . Al-Douri, Y. (2019). Uniformity improvement by integrated electrochemical-plating process for CMOS logic technologies. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 38, 422-431. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2019.01.025 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, Omid, Mohd Zabidi, Noor Asmawati, Aljunid Merican, Zulkifli Merican, Sagadevan, Suresh, Kordijazi, Amir, Das, Sourav, . . . Rafie Johan, Mohd. (2019). Effect of Manganese on Co–Mn/CNT Bimetallic Catalyst Performance in Fischer–Tropsch Reaction. Symmetry, 11(11), 1328. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Babadi, A. A., Wan-Mohtar, W. A. A. Q. I., Chang, J. S., Ilham, Z., Jamaludin, A. A., Zamiri, G., ... & Basirun, W. J. (2019). High-performance enzymatic biofuel cell based on three-dimensional graphene. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.09.185 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Rasouli, E., Basirun, W. J., Johan, M. R., Rezayi, M., Darroudi, M., Shameli, K., . . . Izadiyan, Z. Facile and greener hydrothermal honey-based synthesis of Fe3O 4/Au core/shell nanoparticles for drug delivery applications. 0(0). doi:doi:10.1002/jcb.27958 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hamizi, N. A., Johan, M. R., Chowdhury, Z. Z., Wahab, Y. A., Al-Douri, Y., Saat, A. M., & Pivehzhani, O. A. (2018). Optical structure modification induced by lattice strain in Mn-doped CdSe QDs. Optical Materials, 86, 441-448. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2018.10.041 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hamizi, Nor Aliya, Johan, Mohd Rafie, Chowdhury, Zaira Zaman, Wahab, Yasmin Abdul, Al-Douri, Y., Saat, Asmalina Mohamed, & Pivehzhani, Omid Akbarzadeh. (2019). Raman spectroscopy and FTIR spectroscopy studies of Mn-doped CdSe QDs at different particles size. Optik, 179, 628-631. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2018.10.214 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N., Abdul Wahab, Y., Hamizi, N., Chowdhury, Z., Merican Aljunid Merican, Z., ... & Johan, M. (2018). Effect of Cobalt Catalyst Confinement in Carbon Nanotubes Support on Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Performance. Symmetry, 10(11), 572. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N., Abdul Wahab, Y., Hamizi, N., Chowdhury, Z., Aljunid Merican, Z., . . . Johan, M. (2018). Effects of Cobalt Loading, Particle Size, and Calcination Condition on Co/CNT Catalyst Performance in Fischer–Tropsch Reactions. 11(1), 7. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Satar, I., Ghasemi, M., Aljlil, S. A., Isahak, W. N. R. W., Abdalla, A. M., Alam, J., . . . Akbarzadeh, O. (2017). Production of hydrogen by Enterobacter aerogenes in an immobilized cell reactor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42(14), 9024-9030. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.04.150 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Zabidi, N. A. M., Abdullah, B., & Subbarao, D. (2015). Dispersion of Co/CNTs via strong electrostatic adsorption method: Thermal treatment effect. 1669(1), 020052. doi:10.1063/1.4919190 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N. A., Abdullah, B., & Subbarao, D. (2015). Synthesis of Co/CNTs Catalyst via Strong Electrostatic Adsorption: Effect of Calcination Condition. Advanced Materials Research, 1109, 1-5. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1109.1 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N. A., Abdullah, B., & Subbarao, D. (2014b). Synthesis and Characterization of Co/CNTs Catalysts Prepared by Strong Electrostatic Adsorption (SEA) Method. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 625, 328-332. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.625.328 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N. A., Abdullah, B., & Subbarao, D. (2014c). Synthesis of Co/CNTs via Strong Electrostatic Adsorption: Effect of Metal Loading. Advanced Materials Research, 1043, 101-104. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1043.101 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akbarzadeh, O., Mohd Zabidi, N. A., Abdullah, B., & Subbarao, D. (2014a). Influence of Acid and Thermal Treatments on Properties of Carbon Nanotubes. Advanced Materials Research, 832, 394-398. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.832.394 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Effect of Catalyst Loading on Carbon Nanotubes Synthesis by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD) Method April 2011International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 6(5):619 - 622 Omid Akbarzadeh, Himabindu Vurimindi, Venkateswer Rao Mandapati (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2011
  • Effect of Deposition Time on Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD) Method, July 2011, Conference: International Conference on Nanoscience, Engineering & Advanced Computing (ICNEA-2011), Andhra Pradesh, IndiaVolume: ISBN: 978-81-8465-683-1 Omid Akbarzadeh, Kalagadda Venkateswara Rao, Himabindu Vurimindi, Venkateswer Rao Mandapati (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Effect of Temperature on Carbon Nanotubes Synthesis by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD) Method February 2011, Conference: 5th International Multi Conference on Intelligent Systems, Sustainable, New and Renewable Energy Technology and Nanotechnology (IISN-2011), Haryana, IndiaVolume: 1 Omid Akbarzadeh, Venkateswer Rao Mandapati, Himabindu Vurimindi (SCOPUS-Indexed)

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


  • Application Of Tungsten-tellurium Oxide Molecular Wires For Biomass Conversion Of Nanocellulose, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Project PI: Strategic Research Project, Institute of Catalysis (ICAT), Hokkaido University, Japan. (Grant Number: 19B1008). Synthesis and Characterization of Co-Mn Bimetallic Catalyst on Graphene Support for Fischer-Tropsch Reaction., Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • NanoCatalysis for Sustainable Resources and Green Technology, Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2020, RU Operation, (National)
  • Nanocat- Nano Catalysis For Sustainable Resources And Green Technology, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, RU Geran, (National)
  • Investigation of Isosteric Heat of Adsorption od Metal-Organic Frameworks toward Formation of Cyclic Carbonate Compounds from CO2, Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Development of Nanocatalysis for Sustainable Resources and Technology, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2019, RU Operation, (National)
  • A Baseline Study: CO2 Methanation Catalyst and Performance Evaluation. (Grant No.: PV007-2016), Others, 2016 - 2018, Petronas Research Sdn. Bhd. (Grant No.: PV007-2016), (International)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Silver Medal in 27th International Invention & Innovation Exhibition (Itex 2016), Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia, Malaysian Invention and Design Society (Minds), 2016, (International)
  • Silver Medal Post Graduate Research Project in 35th Science & Engineering Design Exhibition (Sedex 35), University Technology Petronas, 2015, (National)
  • Awarded a Full Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme by The University Technology Petronas, University Technology Petronas, 2012, (University)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Visiting Scientist, Hokkaido University, Institute for Catalysis, Japan, 2019, 1, (International)
  • Visiting Scientist, Yancheng Institute of Technology, China, 2018, 3, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Invited Foreign Expert (Invited to Technique exchange and cooperation among the local enterprise, public institutions, and foreign experts in Shandong province, China), Foreign Experts Affairs, Shandong Province, China, Expert Advisor, 2019, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • SRINIVAS UNIVERSITY, College of Engineering and Technology, Srinivas Nagar, Mukka, Mangaluru – 574146, Karnataka, India., Project ,  ( )
  • Verified Peer Reviewer, Reviews in Inorganic Chemistry Journal, Article In Journal ,  ( )
  • Verified Peer Reviewer, Polymers for Advanced Technologies Journal, Article In Journal ,  ( )
  • Verified Peer Reviewer, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2030)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Organizing Committee (Speakers & Exhibition): 1st Malaysia International Conference on Nanotechnology and Catalysis, 25-27 August 2020, Langkawi Island, Malaysia., (International), 25/08/2020 until 27/08/2020
  • Keynote Speaker of the Global Congress on Carbon, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2-3 December 2019, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel., (International), 02/12/2019 until 03/12/2019
  • Chairman of International Summit On NANOMATERIALS, LASER OPTICS AND NANOTECHNOLOGY. 21-22 November 2019. (NANOCAT, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), (International), 21/11/2019 until 22/12/2019
  • Keynote Speaker of International Summit On NANOMATERIALS, LASER OPTICS AND NANOTECHNOLOGY. 21-22 November 2019. (NANOCAT, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) , (International), 21/11/2019 until 22/11/2019
  • Invited speaker at International Workshop on Recent Trend of Nanotechnology (IWRTN 2019), in conjunction with Nano Kebangsaan 2019, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), Cyberjaya. 08-10 October 2019., (International), 08/10/2019 until 10/10/2019
  • Invited Speaker in the Seminar and Workshop on Nanotechnology based Solutions for Industrial Application, in conjunction with National Innovative and Creative Economy (NICE 2017) at Technology Park of Malaysia (TPM), 12-13 October 2017., (International), 12/10/2017 until 13/10/2017

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Suleiman Gani Musa, Investigation of Isosteric Heat of Adsorption of Metal-Organic Framework Composites Toward Formation of Cyclic Carbonate Compounds from CO2, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Miah Shekh Md Rasel, Formulation of Nanocatalyst for Consersion of CO2 Into Ethanol, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Opara Ifeoma Juliet, Greenhouse Gas Adsorption: Potentials of Biochar Hybrids of Tamarind, E. Citriodora and A. Nilotica Tannins, 2016/2017

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


FIRST DEGREE
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