Dr. Shahira Liza binti Kamis

Doctor of Engineering, Tribology (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan), 2015
Master of Science Engineering, Bio-Tribology (Universiti Malaya, Malaysia), 2011
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Materials), (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), 2008

Senior Lecturer
Mechanical Precision Engineering, MJIIT

Email: shahiraliza@utm.my
Tel: +603-2203 1315

Research Interests

  • Carbon Based Coatings
  • Surface Modifications
  • Tribology/Bio-Tribology

Professional  Memberships

  • Malaysian Tribology Society, Academic Member, 2015, (National)
  • JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, Registered Member, 2015-2016, (International)
  • Graduate Engineer with BEM
  • Photochemical Texturing of Metal Surfaces For Tribological Optimization, Grant received from UTM. Grant name: FRGS
  • Fabrication of Hard Composite Anodic Films on Aluminium Alloy, Grant received from UTM. Grant name: TIER 2
Work Experience
  • May 2017 – Present:
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    Senior Lecturer
  • October 2008 – April 2017:
    Universiti Malaya
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Senior Lecturer
Award and Honors Received
  1. Young Tribologist Award, Malaysian Tribology Society (2015) International
  2. Best Presenter Award at Malaysian Tribology Conference 2015, Malaysian Tribology Society (2015) International
  3. Poster Award For Young Tribologist Japanese Society of Tribologists (2015) International
  4. Award For Encouragement of Research, International Union of Materials Research Societies (2014) International
  5. Certificate of Merit For Young Engineer’S Excellent Paper of The Conference, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (2014) International
 Published Articles
  1. Nur Hidayah Shahemi, Shahira Liza Kamis, Azlina Amir Abbas, Azhar Mahmood Merican “Long-term Wear Failure Analysis of UHMWPE Acetabular Cup in Total Hip Replacement,”Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volumes 87, Pages 1-9, (ISSN: 1751-6161)
  2. S Liza, J Hieda, N Ohtake, H Akasaka , Y Tsutsumi; A Nagai, T Hanawa, Deposition of boron doped DLC films on TiNb and characterization of their mechanical properties and blood compatibility. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (ISI-Cited Publication)- Accepted for publication (16.10.2016)
  3. S.Kondo, S.Liza, N.Ohtake, H.Akasaka, M.Matsuo, Y. Iwamoto. Mechanical characterization of segment- structured hydrogen-free a-C films fabricated by filtered cathodic vacuum arc method. Surface and Coatings Technology 278 (2015) 71-79. (2015) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  4. S.Liza, N.Ohtake, H.Akasaka, J.M.Munoz‐Guijosa. Tribological and thermal stability study of nanoporous amorphous boron carbide films prepared by pulsed plasma chemical vapor deposition. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 16 (2015) 1-13. (2015) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  5. S Liza, N Ohtake, H Akasaka, JM Munoz-Guijosa, HH Masjuki. Tribological study of nanoporous amorphous boron carbide film prepared by pulsed plasma CVD, Proceedings of Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2015, 2015, 290-291 (2015)
  6. S Liza, H Akasaka, M Nakano, N Ohtake. 2014. Preparation and Mechanical Characterization of Amorphous BC Films Advanced Materials Research 970, 124-127 (2014) (Scopus-Cited Publication)
  7. S Liza, A Haseeb, HH Masjuki. 2014. Wear behaviour of PMMA against 316L stainless steel under dry and lubricated conditions Industrial Lubrication and Tribology 66 (5), 601-608 (2014) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  8. S Liza, A Haseeb, HH Masjuki, AA Abbas. 2013 The Wear Behavior of Cross-Linked UHMWPE under Dry and Bovine Calf Serum Lubricated Conditions Tribology Transactions 56 (1), 130-140 (2013) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  9. S Liza, A Haseeb, AA Abbas, HH Masjuki. 2011 Failure analysis of retrieved UHMWPE tibial insert in total knee replacement. Engineering Failure Analysis 18 (6), 1415-1423 (2011) (ISI-Cited Publication)
Selected Proceedings
  • Shahira Liza Kamis, Tan Mean Yee, Nurin Wahidah Mohd Zulkifli, and Masjuki Hj. Hassan, “Tribological Performance of Textured Diamond Like Carbon Coating”, 5th Malaysia-Japan Tribology Symposium 2017 (MJTS 2017), Aug. 28-29 2017, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-19