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Name of RG : Chemical Reaction Engineering Group (CREG)
RG Leader : Prof. Ir. Dr. Nor Aishah Saidina Amin
List of team members : 1)     PM. Ir. Dr. Ramli Mat
2)     Dr. Hajar Alias
3)     Ir. Dr. Zaki Yamani Zakaria
4)     Dr. Mahadhir Mohammad
5)     Mr. Khairuddin ahmad
6)     Dr. Mohd Asmadi Mohammed
7)     Dr. Muhammad Tahir
Focus Area : Applied catalysis, Reaction engineering, Biomass conversion, CO2 utilization, Biofuels.
Website : https://engineering.utm.my/chemicalenergy/creg/

 

Recent projects (2016-2017)
  1. Novel Polymeric Photoactivated Nanomaterials for CO2 Photoreduction with CH4 to Renewable Hydrocarbon Fuels (2015-2020), NanoMITE LRGS.
  2. Removal of volatile organic compound (VOC) using palm kernel shell activated carbon-ceria supported catalyst (2017-2019), RU Grant.
  3. Synthesis and characterization of modified Al2O3 hollow fibers for dry reforming of methane in DBD plasma reactor (2017-2019), RU grant.
  4. Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to solar fuels using novel nanostructured continuous photocatalytic reactor (2016-2018), Sciencefund.
  5. Development of green biomass pretreatment system prototype for bio-based product synthesis (2015-2017), PRGS.
  6. Synthesis and Characterization of Modified ZnV2O4 Nanostructures for Solar Conversion of CO2 to Fuels (2017-2019), RU grant.
  7. Novel Solar-Activated Plasmonic Carbon Nitride Heterostructures for CO2 Conversion and Renewable H2 Production (2016-2018), FRGS.
  8. Desulfurization of biogas by adsorption using Zeolite Synthesis from Local Koalin (2016-2018), RU grant
Recent publications (2016-2017)
  1. Amin Talebian-Kiakalaieh and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Thermo-kinetic and diffusion studies of glycerol dehydration to acrolein using HSiW-γ-Al2O3 supported ZrO2 solid acid catalyst. Renewable Energy,114, 794-804.
  2. Muzakkir Mohammad Zainol, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, and Mohd Asmadi (2017). Effects of thermal treatment on carbon cryogel preparation for catalytic esterification of levulinic acid to ethyl levulinate. Fuel Processing Technology, 167, 431-441.
  3. Javaid Akhtar, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, Muhammad Usman (2017). Effectiveness of Granular Activated Carbon for Removal of Sulfamethoxazole during Ozonation. Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 44(3), 1040-1048.
  4. Beenish Tahir, Muhammad Tahir, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin. (2017). Photo-induced CO2 reduction by CH4/H2O to fuels over Cu-modified g-C3N4 nanorods under simulated solar energy. Applied Surface Science 419, 875–885.
  5. William Mulewa, Muhammad Tahir, and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). MMT-supported Ni/TiO2 nanocomposite for low temperature ethanol steam reforming toward hydrogen production. Chemical Engineering Journal,326, 956-969.
  6. Izirwan Izhab, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, and Mohd Asmadi (2017). Dry Reforming of Methane over Oil Palm Shell Activated Carbon and ZSM-5 Supported Cobalt Catalysts. International Journal of Green Energy, 14(10), 831-838.
  7. Muhammad Tahir and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Photo-induced CO2 reduction by hydrogen for selective CO evolution in a dynamic monolith photoreactor loaded with Ag-modified TiO2 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42(23), 15507-15522.
  8. Muhammad Tahir, Beenish Tahir and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Synergistic effect in plasmonic Au/Ag alloy NPs co-coated TiO2 NWs toward visible-light enhanced CO2 photoreduction to fuels. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 204, 548-560.
  9. Nur Aainaa Syahirah Ramli and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Optimization of biomass conversion to levulinic acid in acidic ionic liquid and upgrading of levulinic acid to ethyl levulinate. BioEnergy Research, 10(1), 50-63.
  10. Nur Aainaa Syahirah Ramli, Dorairaaj Sivasubramaniam and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Esterification of levulinic acid using ZrO2-supported Phospotungstic acid catalyst for ethyl levulinate production. BioEnergy Research, 1-12.
  11. Muzakkir Mohammad Zainol, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, And Mohd Asmadi (2017). Preparation and characterization of impregnated magnetic particles on oil palm frond activated carbon for metal ions removal. Sains Malaysiana, 46(5), 773-782.
  12. Zamzuri, N.H. Mat, R. Saidina Amin, N.A. Talebian-Kiakalaieh, A. (2017). Hydrogen production from catalytic steam reforming of glycerol over various supported nickel catalysts. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 42, 9087-9098.
  13. Nur Aainaa Syahirah Ramli and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Optimization of Biomass Conversion to Levulinic Acid in Acidic Ionic Liquid and Upgrading of Levulinic Acid to Ethyl Levulinate. Bioenergy Research, 10, 50–63
  14. David Oluwatobi Adekoya, Muhammad Tahir and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). g-C3N4/(Cu/TiO2) nanocomposite for enhanced photoreduction of CO2 to CH3OH and HCOOH under UV/visible light. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 18, 261-274.
  15. Muhammad Tahir, Beenish Tahir, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin and Zaki Yamani Zakaria (2017).Photo-induced reduction of CO2 to CO with hydrogen over plasmonic Ag-NPs/TiO2 NWs core/shell hetero-junction under UV and visible light. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 18, 250-260.
  16. Asif Hussain Khoja, Muhammad Tahir, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin. (2017). Dry reforming of methane using different dielectric materials and DBD plasma reactor configurations. Energy Conversion and Management 144, 262–274.
  17. Amin Talebian-Kiakalaieh and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Gas phase glycerol dehydration to acrolein using supported silicotungstic acid catalyst. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 21(4), 849-859.
  18. Ramli, N.A.S. Zaharudin, N.H. Amin, N.A.S. (2017). Esterification of renewable levulinic acid to levulinate esters using amberlyst-15 as a solid acid catalyst. Journal Teknologi. 79, 137-142.
  19. Asmadi M, Kawamoto H, Saka S (2017). Characteristics of softwood and hardwood pyrolysis in an ampoule reactor. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 124: pp. 523-535
  20. Hassan N S, Jalil A A, Triwahyono S, Hitam C N C, Rahman A F A, Khusnun N F, Mamat C R, Asmadi M, Mohamed M, Alia M W, Prasetyoko D (2017) Exploiting copper-silica-zirconia cooperative interactions for the stabilization of tetragonal zirconia catalystsand enhancement of the visible-light photodegradation of bisphenol A. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. Accepted.
  21. AminTalebian-Kiakalaieh and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Kinetic study on catalytic conversion of glycerol to renewable acrolein. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 655-660.
  22. Beenish Tahir, Muhammad Tahir, and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Photocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction to fuels Over Cu- Loaded g-C3N4 nanocatalyst under visible light. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 403-408.
  23. Beenish Tahir, Muhammad Tahir, and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction to CO over Fe-loaded TiO2/Nanoclay Photocatalyst. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 1111-1116.
  24. Muhammad Tahir, Beenish Tahir, and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin. Photocatalytic Reverse Water Gas Shift CO2 Reduction to CO over Montmorillonite Supported TiO2 Nanocomposite. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 319-324.
  25. Beenish Tahir, Muhammad Tahir, and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Photocatalytic Carbon Dioxide and Methane Reduction to Fuels over La-Promoted Titanium Dioxide Nanocatalyst. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 1123-1128.
  26. William Mulewaa, Muhammad Tahir, and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2017). Ethanol Steam Reforming for Renewable Hydrogen Production over La-Modified TiO2 Catalyst. Chemical EngineeringTransactions, 56, 349-354.
  27. Asmadi M, Kawamoto H, Saka S (2017). Influences of uronic acid and metal cation on softwood and hardwood pyrolysis. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, March 17-19, 2017, Fukuoka, Japan, p. 147
  28. Phoon, L.Y., Mustaffa, A.A., Hashim, H., Mat, R., Manan, Z.A., Yunus, N.A.Performance and emission characteristics of green diesel blends containing diethyl-succinate and 1-octanol (2017). Journal of Cleaner Production, 161, pp. 1192-1202.
  29. Nabgan, B., Tahir, M., Abdullah, T.A.T., Nabgan, W., Gambo, Y., Mat, R., Saeh, I. Ni/Pd-promoted AlO catalyst for hydrogen production from polyethylene terephthalate waste via steam reforming (2017) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42 (16), pp. 10708-10721.
  30. Nabgan, W., Abdullah, T.A.T., Mat, R., Nabgan, B., Jalil, A.A., Firmansyah, L., Triwahyono, S. Production of hydrogen via steam reforming of acetic acid over Ni and Co supported on La2O3 catalyst (2017) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42 (14), pp. 8975-8985.
  31. Abdullah, A.H., Mat, R., Aziz, A.S.A., Roslan, F. Use of kaolin as adsorbent for removal of hydrogen sulphide from biogas (2017) Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, pp. 763-768.
  32. Haron, R., Yun, H.A.H., Mat, R., Mohammed, M. Overview of biodiesel wastes utilization for hydrogen production (2017). Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, pp. 391-396.
  33. Phoon, L.Y., Mustaffa, A.A., Hashim, H., Mat, R. Performance and emission characteristics of green diesel blends containing diethyl-succinate and 1-octanol (2017). Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, pp. 889-894.
  34. Phoon, L.Y., Hashim, H., Mat, R., Mustaffa, A.A. Decomposition-Based Optimization of Tailor-Made Green Diesel Blends (2017). Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 39, pp. 487-505.
  35. Nabgan, W., Tuan Abdullah, T.A., Mat, R., Nabgan, B., Gambo, Y., Ibrahim, M., Ahmad, A., Jalil, A.A., Triwahyono, S., Saeh, I. Renewable hydrogen production from bio-oil derivative via catalytic steam reforming: An overview (2017). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 79, pp. 347-357.
  36. Nabila Farhana Jamaludina, Haslenda Hashima, Zarina Ab Muis, Zaki Yamani Zakaria, Mazura Jusoh, Alafiza Yunus, Siti Mariah Abdul Murad; A sustainability performance assessment framework for palm oil mills, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 174, 10 February 2018, Pages 1679-1693.
  37. Nor Zanariah Safiei, Norzita Ngadi, Anwar Johari, Zaki Yamani Zakaria, Mazura Jusoh, Grape Juice Concentration by Progressive Freeze Concentrator Sequence System, Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, Volume 41, Issue 1, February 2017.
  38. Ismaila A., Saimon N.N., Jusoh M., Zakaria Z.Y., Adsorption of Free Fatty Acid in Biodiesel from Palm Fatty Acid Distillate using KOH-Activated Starch, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, Page 619-624.
  39. Saimon N.N., Jusoh M., Kamaruddin M.J., Arsad A., Zakaria Z.Y., Thermodynamic Analysis of Hydrogen Production from Methanol-ethanol-glycerol Mixture Through Dry Reforming, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, Page 967-972.
  40. Saimon N.N., Jusoh M., Ngadi N., Zakaria Z.Y., Preparation and Characterization of Microwave Assisted Chlorinated Glucose for Biodiesel Production from Palm Fatty Acid Distillate, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 895-900.
  41. Yahya N., Lee W.J., Zakaria Z.Y., Ngadi N., Mohamad Z., Abdul Rahman R., Jusoh M., Water Purification of Lake Water Using Progressive Freeze Concentration Method, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 43-48.
  42. Samsuri N.S., Yusof K.M., Jumari N.F., Zakaria Z.Y., Hassan H., Che Man S.H. Developing Teamwork Skills Among first Year Chemical Engineering Students Using Cooperative Problem-based Learning in “Introduction to Engineering” Course, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 1105-1110.
  43. Yahya N., Ismail N., Zakaria Z.Y., Ngadi N., Rahman R.A., Jusoh M., The Effect of Coolant Temperature and Stirrer Speed for Concentration of Sugarcane via Progressive Freeze Concentration Process, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 1147-1152.
  44. Mohsin M.E.A., Elias M., Arsad A., Yong K.C., Alothman O., Zakaria Z.Y., Electrical Conductivity, Thermal, Rheological and Morphological Characteristics of Grafted Blend of Polypyrole and Polypropylene, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 1375-1380.
  45. Kamaruddin M.J., Yusof M.S.B.M., Ngadi N., Zakaria Z.Y., Arsad A., Kidam K., Dielectric Properties for Extraction of Orthosiphon Stamineus (java Tea) Leaves, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 1771-1776.
  46. Sadikin A.N., Yusof K.M., Aziz A.A., Hassim M.H., Zakaria Z.Y., Mustaffa A.A., Hamid M.K.A., A Multi-year Study of Professional Skills Development Among first Year Chemical Engineering Students, Chemical Engineering Transaction (2017) Vol. 56, 1453-1458.
  47. Muhammad Tahir, Beenish Tahir, NorAishahSaidina Amin and Hajar Alias (2016). Selective photocatalytic reduction of CO2 by H2O/H2 to CH4 and CH3OH over Cu-promoted In2O3/TiO2 nanocatalyst. Applied Surface Science, 389, 46–55.
  48. Beenish Tahir, Muhammad Tahir and NorAishah Saidina Amin (2016). Photocatalytic CO2 conversion over Au/TiO2 nanostructures for dynamic production of clean fuels in a monolith photoreactor. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 18, 2147–2160.
  49. Wan Nor Nadyaini Wan Omar and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2016). Multi response optimization of oil palm frond pretreatment by ozonolysis. Industrial Crops and Products, 85, 389–402.
  50. Muhammad Tahir, Beenish Tahir, NorAishah Saidina Amin and Ayyaz Muhammad (2016). Photocatalytic CO2 methanation over NiO/In2O3 promoted TiO2 nanocatalysts using H2O and/or H2 Energy Conversion and Management, 119, 368–378.
  51. Zainol, M.M., Asmadi, M., Amin, N.A.S., Ahmad, K. (2016). Carbon cryogel microsphere for ethyl levulinate production: Effect of carbonization temperature and time. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 11(Special Issue on SOMCHE 2015), 108-12.
  52. Siti Hadjar md Arshad, Norzita Ngadi, Astimar abdul Aziz, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, Mazura Jusoh, Wong Syie Luing (2016). Preparation of activated carbon from empty fruit bunch for hydrogen storage, Journal of Energy Storage, 8, 257-261.
  53. Amin Talebian-Kiakalaieh, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin and Zaki Yamani Zakaria (2016). Gas phase selective conversion of glycerol to acrolein over supported silicotungstic acid catalyst. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 34, 300–312.
  54. Muhammad Tahir and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2016). Performance analysis of nanostructured NiO–In2O3/TiO2 catalyst for CO2 photoreduction with H2 in a monolith photoreactor. Chemical Engineering Journal, 285, 635-649.
  55. Amin Talebian-Kiakalaieh and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2016). Theoretical and experimental evaluation of mass transfer limitation in gas phase dehydration of glycerol to acrolein over supported HSiW catalyst. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 59, 11-17.
  56. Saeed Delavari and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2016). Photocatalytic conversion of CO2 and CH4 over immobilized titania nanoparticles coated on mesh: Optimization and kinetic study. Applied Energy, 162, 1171-1185.
  57. Ramli, N.A.S., Amin, N.A.S. (2016). Kinetic study of glucose conversion to levulinic acid over Fe/HY zeolite catalyst. Chemical Engineering Journal. 283, 150-159.
  58. Delavari, S., Amin, N.A.S., Ghaedi, M. (2016). Photocatalytic conversion and kinetic study of CO2 and CH4 over nitrogen-doped titania nanotube arrays. Journal of Cleaner Production. 111, 143-154.
  59. Raja Sulaiman, R.N., Othman, N., Saidina Amin, N.A. (2016). Recovery of ionized nanosilver by emulsion liquid membrane process and parameters optimization using response surface methodology. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57(8), 3339-3349.
  60. Hamza, U.D., Nasri, N.S., Amin, N.S., Mohammed, J., Zain, H.M. (2016). Characteristics of oil palm shell biochar and activated carbon prepared at different carbonization times. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57(17), 7999-8006.
  61. Akhtar, J., Amin, N.A.S., Shahzad, K. (2016). A review on removal of pharmaceuticals from water by adsorption. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57(27), 12842-12860.
  62. Mojtaba Khani, Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, Sayed Nezamedin Hosseini, Mahshid Heidarrazaei (2016). Kinetic study of the photocatalytic inactivation of Escherichia coli, International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials.
  63. Muhammad Tahir and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2016). Performance Analysis of Nanostructured NiO-In2O3/TiO2 Catalyst for CO2 Photoreduction with H2 in a Monolith Photoreactor, Chemical Engineering Journal 285, 635-649.
  64. Nur Aainaa Syahirah Ramli and Nor Aishah Saidina Amin (2016) Kinetic study of glucose conversion to levulinic acid over Fe/HY zeolite catalyst. Chemical Engineering Journal, 283, 150-159.
  65. Hamza, U.D., Nasri, N.S., Amin, N.A.S., Mohammed, J., Zain, H.M. (2016). Microwave assisted K2CO3 Palm Shell activated carbon as adsorbent for CO2 adsorption application. Jurnal Teknologi, 78(8-3), 127-159.
  66. Sheng T Z, Asmadi M, Ali N (2016). Liquefaction of Oil Palm Frond in 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride. International Sustainable Technology, Energy & Civilization Conference 2016 (ISTECC 2016) In Conjunction with the 2nd Kyoto University South East Asian Forum. Feb 13, 2016, UKM, Bangi, Selangor.
  67. Asmadi M, Kawamoto H, Saka S (2016) Coke/Char and Other Products Formation Behaviors in Pyrolysis of Ten Softwood/Hardwood Species. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, May 09-12, 2016, Nancy, France, p. 203.
  68. Asmadi M, Kawamoto H, Saka S (2016). Pyrolysis behaviors of hardwood and softwood species and milled wood fractions. Proceedings of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, March 27-29, 2016, Nagoya, Japan, p. 129.
  69. Asmadi M, Kawamoto H, Saka S (2016) Influence of lignin on wood thermal stability. Proceedings of the 61st Lignin Symposium, October 27-28, 2016, Kyoto, Japan, pp.92-95.
  70. Nabgan, W., Mat, R., Abdullah, T.A.T., Nabgan, B., Gambo, Y., Zakaria, Z.Y. Development of a kinetic model for hydrogen production from phenol over Ni-Co/ZrO, (2016) Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4 (4), pp. 4444-4452.
  71. Nabgan, W., Tuan Abdullah, T.A., Mat, R., Nabgan, B., Triwahyono, S., Ripin, A.Hydrogen production from catalytic steam reforming of phenol with bimetallic nickel-cobalt catalyst on various supports (2016) Applied Catalysis A: General, 527, pp. 161-170.
  72. Phoon, L.Y., Hashim, H., Mat, R., Mustaffa, A.A.Flash point prediction of tailor-made green diesel blends containing B5 palm oil biodiesel and alcohol (2016) Fuel, 175, pp. 287-293
  73. Abdullah, A.H., Zulkefli, N., Abd Aziz, A.S., Mat, R.Synthesis of zeolite Na-A from local kaolin for bioethanol purification (2016) Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 9 (9), 7 p.
  74. Nurul Aini Amran, Shafirah Samsuri, Nor Zanariah Safiei, Zaki Yamani Zakaria & Mazura Jusoh, Review: Parametric Study on the Performance of Progressive Cryoconcentration System, Chemical Engineering Communications, Volume 203, 2016 – Issue 7, 957-975.
  75. Walid Nabgan, Ramli Mat, Tuan Amran Tuan Abdullah, Bahador Nabgan, Yahya Gambo, Zaki Yamani Zakaria, Development of a kinetic model for hydrogen production from phenol over Ni-Co/ZrO2 catalyst, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Volume 4, Issue 4, Part A, December 2016, Pages 4444–4452.
Intellectual Properties (IP)

Patent Granted

  1. MY 142853 – A Process for Converting Empty Palm Fruit Bunch (EPFB) to Biodiesel, Gas Fuel and Char
  2. MY 148935A – Bio-oil recovery method

 

Patent Filing

  1. Renewable Levulinic Acid Production Catalyzed by Acidic Functionalized Ionic Liquid (PI 2015704163)
  2. A Method of Synthesis of Carbon Cryogel Microspheres From Lignin-Furfural Mixtures as Acid Catalyst for Biodiesel Production (PI 2015704161)
  3. Ozonolysis Treatment of Oil Palm Frond Enhanced Glucose Production
  4. Lignin Degradation Of Biomass Pretreament Via Ozonolysis For Enhanced Glucose Recovery (Filing no PI 2015702682)
  5. Catalytic Microchannel Photoreactor for Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Hydrocarbon Fuels (Filing No. PI 2014700299)
  6. Ozonation Apparatus for the Removal of Pharmaceutical, Pollutants and Methods Thereof (Filing No. PI 2013000836)
  7. Production of Levulinic Acid from Biodegradable Waste Material (Filing No. PI 2013000867)
  8. Biodiesel and Methods of Producing Thereof (Filing No. PI 2011001655)
Books
  1. Biodiesel: Sustainable Fuel for Green Future (2015) by Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, Amin Talebian-Kiakalaieh and Ahmad Hafiidz Mohammad Fauzi, Penerbit UTM.
  2. Shaping Tomorrow’s Biorefinery Today: Improved Sustainability with Reaction Engineering (2012) by Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, 42nd Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series, Penerbit UTM.
  3. Methane-Carbon Dioxide Conversions to Syngas and Hydrocarbons (2008) by Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, Istadi, Ruzinah Isha and Tung Chun Yaw, Penerbit UTM.
  4. Asmadi M, Parmon M K J, Tamunaidu P, (2016) Liquefaction of nipa frond in ionic liquid. In Rahman R A and Ngadi N (Eds). Biomass into Fuels and Chemical Derivatives.UTM Press, Johor. pp 40-55.
  5. Tamunaidu P, Aslan A K H N, Ali M D M, Asmadi M (2016) Biomass Potential for Bioethanol Production. In Rahman R A and Ngadi N (Eds). Biomass into Fuels and Chemical Derivatives.UTM Press, Johor. pp 56-85.
Community Engagement Initiatives
  1. JSPS Science Dialogue Program, Thermal Conversion of Biomass into Bioproducts, Fukui Prefectural Koshi High School, Fukui-city, Fukui, Feb 20, 2016.
  2. JSPS Science Dialogue Program, Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass into Value-added Biproducts, Wakayama Prefectural Koyo High School, Wakayama-city, Wakayama, Jan 30, 2017.
  3. JSPS’s International Programs-International Collaboration and Networking, University Head Office, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Oct 4, 2016.