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Dr. Ahmad Muhsin Bin Ithnin
ahmad muhsin

Senior Lecturer
Email:ahmadmuhsin@utm.my

Tel: 03 2203 1463

Research Interests
  • Internal combustion engine
  • Alternative fuel
  • Mechanical engineering design
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Nano Technology for energy and environment
Professional Membership
  • Registered engineer with Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM)
Grants
  • Co-Researcher: GUP TIER 1 PHASE 1/2016 Development Of Bacterial Homogenizer Treatment Chamber (BHTC) For Rapid Bod Reduction Of Pome
Activities
  • Editor For the Journal of Advanced Vehicle System
  • Journal reviewer: Journal of the Energy Institute (WOS), Elsevier (IF 1)
  • Journal reviewer: Jurnal Teknologi (Scopus), Penerbit UTM   
  • Vice-President of MJIIT Alumni
  • Member of Local Arrangement. The 4th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Natural Disaster 2016, Seri Pacific, Kuala Lumpur
  • Person in charge (PIC) for microscopy laboratory
  • Coordinator of Manufacturing process subject
  • Microscopy Lab Steering Committee member
  • Benchmarking of Undergraduate Course Committee member
Awards
  • Best Postgraduate Student Award (Doctor Of Philosophy), UTM Johor Bahru 2015
  • Silver Award in 14th International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2015)   
  • Silver Award in MRCIE 2015 Real-Time Emulsion Fuel Supply System
  • Gold Award (Best of the Best Award) in Model Based Creative Design (MBCD) Competition, Yamaguchi (Japan) – MJIIT (Malaysia) 2013
  • Silver Award in Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX) 2014, UTM Johor Bahru 2014
  • Won in the Prototype Development Fund  (RM 25000) by ICC UTM Johor Bahru    2015
  • Selected for product commercialization program (Symbiosis MTDC-UniKL)    2015
  • Awarded by Elsevier as ‘Top Most Downloaded Article in Journal of the Energy Institute’ 2014   
  • Dean’s Award, UTM (for excellent degree result) 2012
Patents
  • A.M. Ithnin, W.J. Yahya, H.A. Kadir, S.A. Mazlan and H. Zamzuri. 19/09/2014. PI2014702681. A Fuel Emulsification System
  • Z. Mohamad, W.J Yahya, M.A Abu Bakar, A.M Ithnin, H.A Kadir. 18/08/2015.UI2015701995A System for Treating Palm Oil Mill Effluent
  • W.J Yahya, A.M Ithnin  Invention Disclosure 2016.Real-Time Non-Surfactant Emulsion Fuel Supply System RTES for Diesel Powered Vehicle
Selected Publications

ISI Journal  (Cumulative Impact factor 11.77)

  • A. M. Ithnin, M. A. Ahmad, M. A. A. Bakar, S. Rajoo, and W. J. Yahya, “Combustion performance and emission analysis of diesel engine fuelled with water-in-diesel emulsion fuel made from low-grade diesel fuel,” Energy Convers. Management., vol. 90, pp. 375–382, Jan. 2015. (Q1, IF:4.8)           
  • Hasannuddin, A. K., Wira, J. Y., Sarah, S., Ahmad, M. I, … Azrin, M. A. (2016). Durability studies of single cylinder diesel engine running on emulsion fuel. Energy, 94, 557–568. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2015.10.144    ( Q1, IF: 4.3)           
  • Hasannuddin, A. K., Wira, J. Y., Srithar, R., Sarah, S., A. M. Ithnin., Aizam, S. A., … &Mohd, S. S. Effect of emulsion fuel on engine emissions–A review. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 1-16.(Q2, IF: 1.932)   
  • A. M. Ithnin, H. Noge, H. Abdul Kadir, and W. Jazair, “An overview of utilizing water-in-diesel emulsion fuel in diesel engine and its potential research study,” J. Energy Inst., vol. 87, no. 4, pp. 273–288, Nov. 2014.(Q3, IF:1)

Scopus index journal

  • A. K. Hasannuddin, A. M. Ithnin, M. Zahari, S. S. Mohd, A. B. Aiman, S. a. Aizam, and J. Y. Wira, “Stability Studies of Water-in-Diesel Emulsion,” Appl. Mech. Mater., vol. 663, pp. 54–57, Oct. 2014  
  • WJ Yahya, A.M Ithnin, H Noge, T Koga Determination of Characteristics for Real-Time Water Emulsion Fuel Supply System (RTES) Concept A-DEWS 2015: Design Engineering in the Context of Asia, Asian Design Engineering workshop, 29th-30th October 2015, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University    

Conference / symposium

  • WJ Yahya, A.M Ithnin, ..and A.K Hasannudin PERFORMANCE OF DIESEL ENGINE EQUIPPED WITH REAL-TIME NON-SURFACTANT EMULSION FUEL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, 10 March 2016, Manchester, United Kingdom.            
  • Ithnin, Ahmad Muhsin., Yahya, Wira Jazair (2013) A review on micro-explosion phenomena in water-in-diesel emulsion fuel. In: MJIIT-JUC Joint International Symposium 2013 (MJJIS2013), 6-8 November, 2013, Tokai University, Japan.        
  • Ithnin, Ahmad Muhsin, Yahya, Wira Jazair (2012) Design and develop an online emulsion fuel supply system for diesel electric generator MJIIT-JUC Joint International Symposium 2012 (MJJIS2012), 21-23 November, 2012, UTM, Kuala Lumpur.