Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

Zulhelmi Amir, a researcher and senior lecturer attached to the Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia since 2020.  He received B.Eng in Chemical Engineering from Yamagata University (Japan) in 2011, MEng.Sc in Chemical Engineering from Universiti Malaya in 2016 and completed his PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in 2020. He is currently teaching Chemical Engineering undergraduate courses including Engineering Drawing, Integrated Design and Field Processing and Treatment of Natural Gas. His research interests are oilfield water control, conformance control, polymer gel for oil and gas applications, completion and drilling fluids and flow assurance. He has published technical papers in ISI indexed journals and presented papers in international conferences including Society of Petroleum Engineers organized conferences. Zulhelmi can be reached at zulhelmi.amir@um.edu.my.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD.Eng.Petroleum(UTP)(2020), KEJURUTERAAN PETROLEUM, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS (UTP)
  • MEngSc(UM)(2016), SAINS KEJURUTERAAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • BEng(Japan)(2011), KEJURUTERAAN KIMIA, YAMAGATA UNIVERSITY, JAPAN
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
Teaching
  • KIL4017 - FIELD PROCESSING AND TREATMENT OF NATURAL GAS, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S2)
  • KIL1004 - ENGINEERING DRAWING, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S1)
  • KIX2001 - INTEGRATED DESIGN I, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S1)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2022
    • Bakar, Wan Zairani Wan; Saaid, Ismail Mohd; Ahmad, Mohd Riduan; Amir, Zulhelmi; Japperi, Nur Shuhadah; Fuad, Mohd Fazril Irfan Ahmad (2022). Improved water saturation estimation in shaly sandstone through variable cementation factor, JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY. (), . doi:10.1007/s13202-021-01391-z
    • Amir, Zulhelmi; Saaid, Ismail Mohd; Jan, Badrul Mohamed; Patah, Muhamad Fazly Abdul; Khalil, Munawar; Bakar, Wan Zairani Wan (2022). PAM/PEI polymer gel for water control in high-temperature and high-pressure conditions: Core flooding with crossflow effect, KOREAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. (), . doi:10.1007/s11814-021-1006-y
    • Amir, Zulhelmi; Saaid, Ismail Mohd; Jan, Badrul Mohamed; Patah, Muhamad Fazly Abdul; Junaidi, Mohd Usman Mohd; Bakar, Wan Zairani Wan (2022). Gelation performance of PAM/PEI polymer gel with addition of retarder in high-salinity conditions, JOURNAL OF SOL-GEL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 101(1), 299-313. doi:10.1007/s10971-021-05688-7
    2021
    • Khalil, M., Fahmi, A., Nizardo, N. M., Amir, Z., & Jan, B. M. (2021). Thermosensitive Core-Shell Fe3O4@poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Nanogels for Enhanced Oil Recovery. Langmuir, 37(29), 8855-8865. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c01271
    Refereed Journals
    2019
    • Amir, Z., Mohd Saaid, I., Mohamed Jan, B., Khalil, M., Abdul Patah, M.F. and Abu Bakar, W.Z. (2019). Retardation of Polyacrylamide by Ammonium Chloride in High Salinity and High Temperature Conditions: Molecular Analysis. Polymer Bulletin, 1 19. (WoS)
    • Khalil, M., Aulia, G., Budianto, E., Mohamed Jan, B., Habib, S.H., Amir, Z., Abdul Patah, M.F. (2019). Surface-Functionalized Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles (SPN) for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Effects of Surface Modifiers and Their Architectures. ACS Omega, 4, 25, 21477 21486. (WoS)
    • Wan Bakar, W. Z., Mohd Saaid, I., Ahmad, M. R., Amir, Z., and Mahat, S.Q.A. (2019). Derivation of formation factor in shaly sandstone with geometry and clay conductivity effects. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 182, 106359. (ISI, Q2) (WoS)
    • Amir, Z., Said, I. M., & Jan, B. M. (2019). In situ organically cross linked polymer gel for high temperature reservoir conformance control: A review. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 30(1), 13 39 (WoS)
    2018
    • Amir, Z., Mohd Saaid, I., & Mohamed Jan, B. (2018). An Optimization Study of Polyacrylamide-Polyethylenimine-Based Polymer Gel for High Temperature Reservoir Conformance Control. International Journal of Polymer Science, 2018. (WoS)
    2016
    • Zulhelmi Amir, Badrul Mohamed Jan, Ahmad Khairi Abdul Wahab, Munawar Khalil, Brahim Si Ali, Wen Tong Chong, Viscosity prediction model optimization for Saraline-based super lightweight completion fluid at high pressure and temperature, (Submitted to Petroleum Exploration and Development on 25 Nov 2015, Under review 2 Feb 2016, Accepted 12 April 2016, Revised 15 Jun 2016, Published Online 18 Oct 2016, Q1: Engineering, Petroleum) (WoS)
    2015
    • Amir, Z., Jan, B. M., Wahab, A. K. A., Khalil, M., Chong, W. T., & Hassan, Z. (2015). Prediction of Saraline-based super lightweight completion fluid densities at elevated pressures and temperatures. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 135, 645 651. (WoS)
    • Amir, Z., Jan, B. M., Khalil, M., Wahab, A. K. A., & Hassan, Z. (2015). Rheological behavior and temperature dependency study of Saraline-based super lightweight completion fluid. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 130, 106 113. (WoS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW
  • Production of Torrified Material from Biomass for Power Generation, Co-Researcher, 07/12/2020 to 06/12/2022, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • NANOPARTICLES ASSISTED ELECTROMAGNETIC HEATING FOR ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY, SITI NURLIYANA BINTI CHE MOHAMED HUSSEIN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • EVALUATION OF GRAPHENE OXIDE IN WELL STIMULATION, ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY BY CHEMICALLY ENHANCED WATER ALTERNATING GAS (CEWAG), AND CO2 GEOSEQUESTRATION, Bonavian Hasiholan, University of Malaya (PhD)
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • General member in organising committee of 15th Malaysian Chem-E Car competition, 22/07/2021 to 31/12/2021, National, (Event Organiser)