Supervisor’s CV

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Mohd. Rashid Mohd. Yusof
Bsc in Chemistry (Ohio University), MSc Environmental Engineering (Illinois,USA),
PhD Chemical Engineering (Manchester University)
contact-academic-rashid Professor
Head of Air Resources Research Laboratory
Email:rashidyusof.kl@utm.my
Tel: 03 2203 1224
Research Interest
  • Air Resources Science and Engineering
Previous Positions
  • 2007 , Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a Technical Reviewer. Project: TOR on DEIA on the proposed 600 tpm battery recycling plant on Plot 228, Lorong Perindustrian Bukit Minyak 7, Bukit Minyak Industrial Park, Seberang Prai Tengah, Pulau Pinang.
  • 2006- 2007, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a Technical Reviewer. Project: TOR and DEIA on the proposed pulp mill at Sangan, Tatau, Bintulu, Sarawak.
  • 2007, Appointed as the Professor of Environmental Engineering Sciences, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
  • 2007, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a Technical Reviewer. Project: DEIA on the proposed Waste-to-Energy Plant, Mukim Sungai Udang, Melaka.
  • 2007, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a Technical Reviewer. Project: DEIA on the proposed Clinker Plant, Sepangar, Sabah.
  • 2007, DOE Registered EIA Consultant & Subject Specialist: Department of Environment (DOE), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia registered EIA Consultant & Subject Specialist. Registration no: CS0320.
  • 2007, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a DEIA Reviewer Project: Proposed Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Facility, Keningau, Sabah Majlis Daerah Keningau, Sabah.
  • 2007/08, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a DEIA Reviewer Project: Proposed Maegma Integrated Mini Steel Mill at Tanjung Hantu. Lumut, Manjung Perak Darul Ridwan.
  • 2007/10, Technical Consultant and Member of the Development of the Kualiti Alam Modularised Incineration (KAMI) project. Appointment by the Kualiti Alam Sdn Bhd.
  • 2008, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a TOR/DEIA Reviewer Project: Proposed SKS Kedah Export Refinery in Kota Perdana, Bukit Kaya Hitam, Kedah Darul Aman.
  • 2008, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a TOR/DEIA Reviewer Project: Proposed 600 tpm Battery Recovery Plant on Plot 288 Lorong Perindustrian Bukit Minyak 7, Bukit Minyak Industrial Park, Seberang Perai Tengah, Pulau Pinang.
  • 2008, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a TOR Reviewer Project: Proposed Waste Batteries Recovery Plant on Plot 12508, Arab Malaysian Industrial Park Nilai, Negeri Malaysia.
  • 2008, Member, Feasibility Study on the Improvement of Heat Recovery System and Fuel Switching for Pantai Medivest Incineration Plant, Bukit Rambai Melaka. Appointment by the Biro Inovasi & Perundingan, UTM.
  • 2008/10, Appointed as Deputy Dean, Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering, UTM, Nov 2008.
  • 2008, Member, Internationalization Working Committee of the University, Dec, 2008.
  • 2008/09, Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a TOR/DEIA Reviewer on Project: Thermal Oxidation Plant (TOP) Pulau Labuan, Wilayah Persekutuan.
  • 2009/10, Member, Technical Committee of 6th International Conference on Combustion, Incineration/Pyrolysis and Emission Control – Waste to Wealth 2010.
  • 2010,  Appointed by the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia as a TOR/DEIA Reviewer on Project: Proposed Integrated Stainless Steel Plant, Tg Langsat Industrial Estate, Pasir Gudang, Johor.
  • 2011, Appointed as Head of Air Resources Research Laboratory, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, UTM Kuala Lumpur.
Activities
  • Committee Member, National Air Quality Task Force, Department ofEnvironment Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Malaysia (1986-1991)
  • Member, The International Society for Electrostatic Precipitation (1987-1991)
  • Member, EIA/Environmental Health Impact Assessment Network.
  • PEPAS/WHO (1988-1991).
  • Associate Member, The Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (1990-present).
  • Member, The Islamic Academy of Science Malaysia (1988-present).
  • Member, Environmental Management and Research Assoc. of Malaysia, ENSEARCH (1986-present)
  • Committee  Member  Air Pollution  Control Division ENSEARCH  (1987-1990)
  • Member, Environmental Protection Society of Malaysia , EPSM (1987-1990).
  • Member, Asian Society of Environmental Protection , ASEP (1989-1991).
  • Member, The Air and Waste Management Association, USA (1992-1994).
  • Member, Association for Aerosol Research, GAeF, Germany (1993-1994)
  • Member, Aerosol Society of United Kingdom (1993-1994).
Awards
  • Best Student of King George V, Ampangan Secondary School(1973-1975)
  • Lower Certificate of Education (L.C.E.) Grade A King George V, Ampangan Secondary School. (1975)
  • Malaysian Certificate of Education (M.C.E.) Grade 1 King George V, Seremban Secondary School.( 1977)
  • B.Sc. (Chemistry) Ohio University, USA.MARA Foundation Awards.(1982)
  • M.Sc. (Environmental Engineering)  (1984) Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
    MARA Foundation Awards.
  • PhD (Chemical Engineering) University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, England.(1995) Association of Commonwealth Universities Awards, UK.
  • Recipient of Association of Commonwealth Universities Scholarship
  • Award to pursue a Ph.D degree in the United Kingdom. (1991 – 1994)
  • New Malaysian WHO’s WHO, 1990 Edition.(1990)
  • Asean WHO’s WHO, 1992 Edition. (1992)
  • Recipient of “Excellence Service Award” Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.(1995)
  • Recipient of “Excellence Award in Publication” Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (1995)
  • New Malaysian WHO’s WHO, 1995 Edition. (1995)
  • Indo-Asean WHO’s WHO, 1999 Edition. (1999)
  • Anugerah Jasa Bakti, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (2006)
  • Malaysia’s WHO’s WHO, 2007 Edition. (2007)
Research Awards and Experiences
  • Appoint as a consultant to help in the sampling, analysis, and reporting on the concentration of methane and pentane emission near a BASF wastewater treatment plant facility (2000).
  • Advisor to Dental Clinic of Hospital Kluang to carry out an indoor air quality surveillance study (on particulate and methyl methacrylate vapour) in the clinic (October 2000).
  • Carried out a study on the “Determination of combustion, destruction & removal efficiency, boundary noise level and water quality level” for Toray Plastics Sdn Bhd sludge waste incineration plant (September 2000)
  • Carried out a study on the “Determination of combustion, destruction & removal efficiency, boundary noise level and water quality level” for Penfabric Sdn Bhd sludge waste incineration plant (September 2000).
  • Carried out a study on the “Determination of combustion, destruction & removal efficiency, boundary noise level and water quality level” for UCB Chemicals Sdn Bhd sludge waste incineration plant (October 2000)
  • Carried out a study on the “Determination of combustion, destruction & removal efficiency, boundary noise level and water quality level” for Faber MediServe Sdn Bhd biomedical waste incineration plant (November 2000).
  • Carried out a study on the “Determination of combustion, destruction & removal efficiency, boundary noise level and water quality level” for Radicare Sdn Bhd biomedical waste incineration plant (November 2000)
  • Carried out a study on the “Determination of the determination of dioxin and furan from a aluminum smelting plant of HPM, Melaka (November 2000).
  • Head, Research project funded through IRPA-8: Novel catalytic ozone reactor for the cleavage of long chain organic industrial effluent. Project no: 08-02-06-0004EA138 (2002 – 2005)
  • Head, Contract Research project funded by HPM Sdn Bhd: Potential utilization of SAD Material for Fertilizer. Project Vot no: 68315.
  • Principal Researcher (Dr M. Ramli & Dr Z.N Zainura) on Research Project “Reduction of black smoke particles through extraction of exhaust gas stream in multiple cyclones separator of palm oil mill plant”. Funded by Yayasan FELDA, sum of RM218K, period: August 2007-Dec 2009. Project Vot no: 73731.
Selected Publications
  • RashidM, Norbismi, N., and Abu Sarin, B. Determination of Destruction and Removal Efficiency – A Case Study of a Medical Waste Incineration Plant. Proceed. 13th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers. UKM Bangi, paper No 72. 30 – 31 October 2000.
  • Taib M.R, Y.S Looi, S.Y. Lim, L.S. Chow, Y.T. Lee and Rashid, M. The Effect of Draft Tube on the Performance of a Spouted Bed for Rice Husk Combustion. Proceed. 15th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers. Pp104-108, 11-12 September 2001, Johor Bahru.
  • Chan F.K, Ismail A.F, and Rashid M. Membrane Oxygen Enrichment into Wastewater Aeration – Efficiencies of Oxygen Transfer Rate and BOD Removal. Proceed.Water & Wastewater Management in Developing Countries, Vol 2, pp470 – 475. Kuala Lumpur 2001.
  • Rozainee M, Rashid M, and Ngo S.P. Role of Incineration in Waste Management: The Malaysian Experience. Paper presented at the 22nd PCAP Annual National Convention & General Membership Meeting – Pollution Control Association of the Philippines, 2nd May 2002, Olongapo City, Philippines.
  • Sabariah, B., Tahir, A., Khairil A., and Rashid M. Graphical Representation of a Clinical Waste Incineration Process. Proceed. 10 th National Symposium on Mathematical Science, p109 – 115. Johor Bharu, December 23 –24, 2002,.
  • Sabariah, B., Tahir, A., Khairil A., Rashid M., I. Zamri. Evolution of Graphical Model of a Clinical Waste Incineration Process. Proceed. 11 th National Symposium on Mathematical Science, p66 – 73. UMS, Sabah, December 22 –24, 2002.
  • Sabariah, B., Tahir, A., Khairil A., Rashid M., I. Zamri. Autocatalytic Set: Translation of a Biochemical Process Model to a Clinical Waste Incineration Process. Presented at the Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke 12, 23-24 Disember 2004.
  • Sabariah, B., Robiah, A., Ismail, M., Khairil, A.A., Tahir, A., Rashid M., I. Zamri. Variables Affecting the Combustion Efficiency of a Clinical Waste Incineration Process. Jurnal Teknologi 42(F):25-34, 2005.
  • Nor Aishah S.M., Harjit K.M.S., Rashid M. Removal of Phenol and COD Via Catalytic Treatment Using Activated Carbon and Alumina With Ozone. J of Industrial Technology, 14(2):175-182, 2005.
  • Siphon, M., Damroes, J., Rashid M., Ramli, M., and Ammar, M. Destruction and Removal Efficiency of a Scheduled Waste Incineration Plant at Kuching Integrated Waste Management Park. Proceeding of the International Conference on Natural Resources and Environmental Management 2005’, pp100-105. Kuching, Sarawak,. 28-30 November 2005.
  • Firas N.R., Rosli M.Y., Rashid M., Ismail A.F., Dynamic Delivery Analysis of Adsorptive Natural Gas Storages at Room Temperature. Fuel Processing Technology, 88:349-357, 2007.
  • Jenny, H., and Rashid M. Application of Ez-Enzyme in Bioremediation of Oily Sludge. Jurnal Teknologi, 48, Jun 2008.
  • Yogeswary, P., Rashid M., Amin, N.A.S. Degradation of Phenol by Ozonation Using ZSM-5 and Beta Catalyst. Jurnal Teknologi (submitted for publication), 2006.
  •  Justin, T.J.L., and Rashid M. The Sensitivity of HARP Model on Atmospheric Boundary Mixing Heights. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Natural Resources Engineering and Technology. Kuala Lumpur 24-25 July 2006.
  •  Firas N.R., Rosli M.Y., Rashid M., Ismail A.F., Thermal Transient Behavior of an ANG Storage During Dynamic Discharge Phase at Room Temperature. Applied Thermal Engineering, 27:55-62, 2007.
  • Yogeswary, P., Rashid M., Amin, N.A.S. Degradation of Phenol by Catalytic Ozonation. Journal of Chemical & Natural Resources Eng., 2:34-46, 2007.
  • Nordin, I., Rashid M., and Muhammad, S. Assessment of Radiation and Radioactivity From the Incineration of Oil-Sludge Using the Rotary Kiln Incinerator Facility. Proceeding of the International Conference on Natural Resources, and Environmental Management and Environmental Safety & Health 2007’, Kuching, Sarawak, 27-29 November 2007.
  • Firas N.R., Rosli M.Y., Rashid M., Ismail A.F., Thermal Analysis of Adsorptive Natural Gas Storages During Dynamic Charge Phase at Room Temperature. Experimental Thermal & Fluid Science, 32:14-22, 2007.
  • Rozainee M., Rashid M., A. Johari., Ramli M. Study on the Emission Performance of Incineration Plants in Malaysia. Paper presented at EU-ASIA Waste Management Conference, 29-30 October 2008, Ipoh Perak.
  • Rozainee M., Rashid M., A. Johari., Ramli M. Study on the Emission Performance of Incineration Plants in Malaysia. Jurnal Teknologi, 49(F):455 – 465, 2008.
  • Sabariah B., Tahir A., and Rashid M. Study on the Emission Performance of Incineration Plants in Malaysia. Matematika, 25(2), 2009.
  • Hasfalina C.M., Maryam R.Z., Luqman C.A., and Rashid M. The potential use of kenaf as the low-cost bioadsorbent for the removal of copper and nickel from a single aqueous solution. Paper presented at the Agriculture Congress, 27-29 October 2009, Selangor.
  • Hasfalina C.M., Maryam R.Z., Luqman C.A., and Rashid M. The potential use of kenaf as a bioadsorbent for the removal of copper and nickel from aqueous solution. Paper presented at the International Conference on Kenaf and Allied Fibers, 1-2 December 2009, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Rashid M., Ramli, M., Zainura Z.N., Chong, W.C. Reduction of black smoke particles through extraction of exhaust gas stream in multiple cyclones separator in palm oil mill plant. Paper presented at the Yayasan FELDA Research Grant Project Seminar, 3rd June 2010, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Chong W.C., Rashid M. Ramli M., Zainura Z.N., and NorRuwaida J. Particulate emission factor: a case study of a palm oil mill boiler. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Combustion, Incineration and Emission Control: Waste to Wealth Conference, 27-29 October, Kuala Lumpur 2010.
  • Chong W.C., Rashid M. Ramli M., Zainura Z.N., and NorRuwaida J. The effect of exhaust gas stream recirculation on multi-cyclones performance. Paper presented at the International Conference on Environment, 13-15 December 2010, Penang.
  • Sara Y.Y., Chua T.G.,  Rashid M., Suhaimi M., and Choong T.S.Y. Trends of PM2.5 and PM2.5-10 concentrations in ambient air of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Conference on Environment, 13-15 December 2010, Penang.
  • Hasfalina C.M., Maryam R.Z., Luqman C.A., and Rashid M. The potential use of kenaf as a bioadsorbent for the removal of copper and nickel from single and binary aqueous solution. Journal of Natural Fibers, 7:1-9, 2010.

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