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Wira Jazair Yahya
BEng (Japan), MEng (Japan), Phd Ecosystem Eng (Japan)
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Senior Lecturer
Email:wira@utm.my

Professional Members
  • Vice Chairman of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Malaysia
  • Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International
  • Graduate Member of Board of Engineers Malaysia
Activites
  • Advisor, 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Mobility (2018)
  • Adviser, Society of Automotive Engineers UTMKL Student Chapter (2016-2017)
  • Coordinator, Model Based Creative Design Yamaguchi University-MJIIT Project (2013-2017)
  • Editor in Chief, Journal of Advanced Vehicle System (2016-2017)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Society of Automotive Engineers Malaysia (2017)
  • Plenary Speaker, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Mobility (2017)
  • Invited Speaker, The 2nd International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System (2017)
  • Invited Speaker, MyTribos Symposium (2017)
Awards
  • iCAN 2018, Gold Medal
  • PECIPTA 2017, Gold Medal
  • MTE 2017, Gold Medal
  • INATEX 2016, Gold Medal
  • NEFES 2017, Best Oral Presentation
  • Save Rider Symposium 2017, Outstanding Innovation Award
Selected Publications
  • Nano-additives incorporated water in diesel emulsion fuel: Fuel properties, performance and emission characteristics assessment, A.K. Hasannuddin, W.J. Yahya, S. Sarah, A.M. Ithnin, S. Syahrullail, N.A.C. Sidik, K.A. Abu Kassim, Y. Ahmad, D.A. Sugeng, M.A. Zuber, N.A. Ramlan, Energy Conversion and Management, 169(2018), pp 292-314
  • Effect of different water percentages in non-surfactant emulsion fuel on performance and exhaust emissions of light-duty truck, Nurul Aiyshah Mazlan, Wira Jazair Yahya, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, A.K. Hasannuddin, Nur Atiqah Ramlan, Dhani Avianto Sugeng, A.R. Muhammad Adib, Tsuyoshi Koga, Rizalman Mamat, Nor Azwadi Che Sidik, Journal of Cleaner Production, 179(2018), pp 559-566
  • Emulsifier-free Water-in-Diesel emulsion fuel: Its stability behaviour, engine performance and exhaust emission, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Wira Jazair Yahya, Mohamad Azrin Ahmad, Nur Atiqah Ramlan, Hasannuddin Abdul Kadir, Nor Azwadi Che Sidik, Tsuyoshi Koga, Fuel, 215(2018), pp 454-462
  • Performance, emissions and carbon deposit characteristics of diesel engine operating on emulsion fuel, A.K. Hasannuddin, W.J. Yahya, S.Sarah, A.M. Ithnin, S. Syahrullail, D.A. Sugeng, I.F.A. Razak, A.Y. Abd Fatah, W.S. Aqma, A.H.A. Rahman, N.A. Ramlan, Energy, 142(2018), pp 496-506
  • Geo-Ocean Thermal Energy Convertion (GeOTEC) power cycle/plant, NH Mohd Idrus, MN Musa, WJ Yahya, AM Ithnin, Renewable Energy, 111(2017), pp 372-380
  • Performance and emissions of light-duty diesel vehicle fuelled with non-surfactant low grade diesel emulsion compared with a high grade diesel in Malaysia, Nur Atiqah Ramlan, Wira Jazair Yahya, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Hasannuddin A.K., Siti Amiliyana Norazni, Nurul Aiyshah Mazlan, Dhani Avianto Sugeng, Nadia Dayana Bahar, Tsuyoshi Koga, Energy Conversion and Management, 130 (2016), pp 192-199.
  •  Performance, Emissions and Lubricant Oil Analysis of Diesel Engine Running on Emulsion Fuel, AK Hasannuddin, JY Wira, S Sarah, MI Ahmad, SA Aizam, MAB Aiman, S Watanabe, N Hirofumi, MA Azrin, Energy Conversion and Management, 117 (2016), pp 548-557.
  • Durability studies of single cylinder diesel engine running on emulsion fuel, AK Hasannuddin, JY Wira, S Sarah, MI Ahmad, SA Aizam, MAB Aiman, S Watanabe, N Hirofumi, MA Azrin, Energy, Vol. 94 (2016), pp 557-568.
  • Combustion Performance and Exhaust Emission Analysis of Diesel Engine Fuelled with Water-in-Diesel Emulsion Fuel Made From Low-Grade Diesel Fuel, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Mohamad Azrin Ahmad, Hasannuddin Abdul Kadir, Srithar Rajoo, Wira Jazair, Energy Conversion & Management, Vol 90 (2015), pp 375-382.
  • Effect of Emulsion Fuel on Engine Emissions-A review, Hasannuddin Abd Kadir, Sarah Salleh, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Aizam Sharoni Arshad, Muhammad Aiman Abu Bakar, Zahari Mohammed, Shunsuke Watanabe, Mohamad Azrin Ahmad, MohD Saifuddin Shamsinar, Srithar Rajoo, Wira Jazair Yahya, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Vol. 18 (2016), Issue 1, pp 17-32.
  • An investigation into the relationship between the formation of thermal cracked components and PM reduction during diesel combustion using water emulsified fuel, Hirofumi Noge, Yoshiyuki Kidoguchi, Wira Jazair Yahya, Yoko Imai, Kazuo Tajima, Journal of Thermal Science and Technology, Vol. 10 (2015) No. 2 p. JTST0024.
  • An overview of utilizing water-in-diesel emulsion fuel in diesel engine and its potential research study, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Hirofumi Noge, Hasannuddin Abdul Kadir, Wira Jazair, Journal of the Energy Institute, Vol 87 (2014), pp 273-288.
  • The effect of tap water emulsified fuel on exhaust emission of single cylinder compression ignition engine, Nurul Aiyshah Mazlan, Wira Jazair Yahya, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Mohamad Azrin Ahmad, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol. 90 (2017), p01054.
  • Stability behavior of non-surfactant water-in-diesel emulsion fuel using microscopic observation, Siti Amiliyana Norazni, Wira Jazair Yahya, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Hasanuddin Abd Kadir, Ili Fatimah Abd Razak, Nadia Dayana Bahar, Dhani Avianto Sugeng, Nur Atiqah Ramlan, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol.90 (2017), p01059.
  • Requirement for Real-Time Water Emulsion Fuel Supply System (RTES) Concept Design, Nurul Aiyshah binti Mazlan, Hasannuddin Abd Kadir, Zahari Mohamad, Wira Jazair Yahya, A-DEWS 2015: Design Engineering in the Context of Asia, Asian Design Engineering workshop, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Determination of Characteristics for Real-Time Water Emulsion Fuel Supply System (RTES) Concept, Wira Jazair Yahya, Ahmad Muhsin Ithnin, Hirofumi Noge, Tsuyoshi Koga, A-DEWS 2015: Design Engineering in the Context of Asia, Asian Design Engineering workshop, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Stability Studies of Water-in-Diesel Emulsion, AK Hasannuddin, MI Ahmad, M Zahari, SS Mohd, AB Aiman, SA Aizam, JY Wira, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.663 (2014), pp 54-57.
  • Performance of Diesel Engine Equipped with Real-Time Non-Surfactant Emulsion Fuel Supply System (RTES), W. J. Yahya, A. M. Ithnin, H. A. Kadir, N. A. Mazlan and S. A. Norazni, Journal of Advanced Vehicle System, Vol 1 (2016).