Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (ChEE)

Department Members

The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (ChEE) serves the Bachelors and Master by Taught Course programmes under the department. The department formed with 31 full time academic member, who are mainly chemical engineering background with diverse research interests. Currently, the department has two (2) Japanese academicians and two (2) international academics. The Japanese academics recruitment are done through Japanese Universities Consortium (JUC), according to qualification, performance, and department’s need.

Head of Department (HOD)

Dr. Roshafima Rasit Ali

Dr. Roshafima Rasit Ali

Senior Lecturer (DS52)/ Head of Department

Ph.D. (Polymer Engineering) UTM
M.Eng. (Polymer) UTM
B.Eng. (Chemical) UTM

Phone No: 603-2203 1293
Room No.:10.04.01
Fax: 603-2203 1266
Email: roshafima@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Biopolymer, Bioplastic Packaging, Biocomposites,
Starch and Fiber based Green Packaging, Liquid Natural Rubber

 

Professor

Prof. Dr. Ezzat Chan b. Abdullah

Prof. Dr. Ezzat Chan b. Abdullah

Professor (VK7)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) Bradford University
M.Eng. (Chemical) UM
B.Eng. (Chemical) UTM

Room No.: 05.12.02  Email: ezzatc@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Powder and Particle Technology, Thermal Pollution 

Prof. Dr. Masafumi Goto,後藤 雅史, P.Eng. (Japan)

Prof. Dr. Masafumi Goto,後藤 雅史, P.Eng. (Japan)

Professor (VK7)/ MJIIT Deputy Dean of Liaison & Internationalisation

Ph.D. (Environmental Sciences and Engineering) Rice University 
M.Eng. (Sanitary) Kyoto University
B.Eng. (Sanitary) Kyoto University   

Room No.: 05.35.01
Email: goto@utm.my

Area of Expertise: Environmental Engineering, Soil Science, Water Science, Environmental Science

Prof. Dr. Tomoya Tsuji, 辻 智也

Prof. Dr. Tomoya Tsuji, 辻 智也

Professor (VK7)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) Tohoku University 
M.Sc. (Engineering) Tohoku University
B.Eng. (Chemical) Tohoku University

Room No.: 05.14.01
Email: t.tsuji@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Phase Equilibrium, Equation of State, Thermodynamics

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud El-Sayed Nasef

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud El-Sayed Nasef

Professor (VK7)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) UTM M.Eng. (Chemical) UTM
B.Sc. (Chemistry) Minoufia University

Room No.: 05.05.01
Email: mohdmahmoud@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Nanofibers and application, Ion Exchange Materials, Adsorption and Reaction Engineering, Green Processes, Fuel Cell

Prof. Dr. Muhamad Ali b.Muhammad Yuzir

Prof. Dr. Muhamad Ali b.Muhammad Yuzir

Professor (VK7)

PhD (Environmental Eng.)
M.Sc (Environmental Eng.)
B.Eng (Civil Eng.)

Room No.: 10.25.01
Email: muhdaliyuzir@utm.my

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Area of Expertise:  Water Quality, Water Treatment, Wastewater Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Solid Waste Management, Membrane Filtration for Drinking Water

Associate Professor

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Koji Iwamoto

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Koji Iwamoto

Associate Professor (DS53)

Ph.D. (Biology Science)
M.Sc. (Biophysics & Biochemistry)

Room No.: 05.04.01
Email: k.iwamoto@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Applied Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Phycology, Plant Physiology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shaza Eva bt Mohamad

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shaza Eva bt Mohamad

Associate Professor (DS54)

Ph.D. (Biology)
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
B.Sc. (Biochemistry)

Room No.: 04.21.01
Email: shaza@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Biotransformation , Molecular Biology, Biodegradation. Biofuel from Biomass , Microalgae

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norhayati bt. Abdullah

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norhayati bt. Abdullah

Associate Professor (DS54)/ Deputy Director of UTM International (UTMi)

Ph.D. (Biosciences)
M.Eng. (Environmental)
B.Eng. (Civil)

Room No.: 10.24.01
Email: norhayati@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Engineering, Aerobic Granulation, Palm Oil Mill Effluent 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aznah binti Nor Anuar

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aznah binti Nor Anuar

Associate Professor (DS54)/ Deputy Director of UTM Centre For Community & Industry Netwok (CCIN)

Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering)
M.Eng. (Environmental)
B.Eng. (Environmental)

Room No.: 05.31.01
Email: aznah@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Water and Wastewater Engineering, Natural and Low Cost Water Supply/Treatment, Engineering Education

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Hamidah Binti Mohd Setapar

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Hamidah Binti Mohd Setapar

Associate Professor (DS54)/ MJIIT Deputy Dean of Research, Innovation, Commercialization & Linkages

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
M.Eng. (Chemical)
B.Eng. (Chemical – Bioprocess)

Room No.: 10.02.01
Email: siti-h@utm.my

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azila binti Abdul Aziz

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azila binti Abdul Aziz

Associate Professor (DS54)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
M.Eng. (Biochemical)
B.Eng. (Biochemical)

Room No.:
Email: r-azila@utm.my

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamyar Shameli

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamyar Shameli

Associate Professor (DS54)

Ph.D. (Polymer Chemistry)
M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
B.Sc. (Applied Chemistry)  

Room No.: 10.03.01
Email: kamyar@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Polymer, Tissue engineering, Nanotechnology in Cancer Treatment, Polymer Nanocomposites and its Application in Advanced Material, Green and Biosynthesis of Nanomaterials

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Nurul Bahiyah binti Ahmad Khairudin

Dr. Nurul Bahiyah binti Ahmad Khairudin

Senior Lecturer (DS52)

Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Technology)
M.Eng. (Biochemical)
B.Eng. (Chemical – Bioprocess)

Room No.: 04.23.01
Email: r-bahiah@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Molecular Simulations, Structural Bioinformatics

 

Dr. Pramila Tamunaidu

Dr. Pramila Tamunaidu

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Energy Science)
M.Eng. (Chemical)
B.Eng (Chemical) 

Room No.: 05.17.01
Email: pramila@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Biomass, Biofuel, Bioplastics, Wastewater Treatment, Solid Waste Management

Dr. Mariam Firdaus Bt. Mad Nordin

Dr. Mariam Firdaus Bt. Mad Nordin

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Chemical & Process)
M.Eng. (Chemical & Process)
B.Eng. (Biochemical & Process)

Room No.: 06.36.01
Email: mariamfirdhaus@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Bioprocessing, Product Quality, Downstream Process, Agricultural Waste

Ir. Ts. Dr. Liew Peng Yen

Ir. Ts. Dr. Liew Peng Yen

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.: 05.11.01
Email: pyliew@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Process System Engineering, Process Integration, Life Cycle Assessment, Resource and Energy Conservation, Industrial Utility System Optimisation, Sustainability

Dr. Nurfatehah Wahyuny binti Che Jusoh

Dr. Nurfatehah Wahyuny binti Che Jusoh

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.: 05.07.01
Email: nurfatehah@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Wastewater Treatment, Adsorption Process, Photocatalytic Reaction, Material Sciences

Sr. Dr. Shuib b. Rambat

Sr. Dr. Shuib b. Rambat

Senior Lecturer (DS52)

Ph.D. (Surveying Engineering)
M.Eng. (Surveying)
B.Eng. (Surveying)

Room No.: 05.19.01
Email: shuibrambat@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Low-Cost Remote Sensing System, GIS, Parallel Processing

 

Dr. Fazrena Nadia binti Md Akhir

Dr. Fazrena Nadia binti Md Akhir

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences)
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
B.Sc. (Biology)

Room No.: 05.02.01
Email: fazrena@utm.my

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Dr. Nabilah Binti Zaini

Dr. Nabilah Binti Zaini

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Gas Engineering)
B.Eng. (Chemical-Gas)

Room No.: 05.18.01
Email: nabilah.zaini@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Carbon Capture and Storage, Hydrogen Storage System, Carbon Fixed Filtration, Gold Extraction

Ts. Dr. Nor Ruwaida binti Jamian

Ts. Dr. Nor Ruwaida binti Jamian

Senior Lecturer (DS51)/ MJIIT International Liaison Coordinator

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
M.Eng. (Chemical)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.: 05.09.01
Email: ruwaida.kl@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Air Pollution Control, Environmental Engineering

Ir. Dr. Tan Lian See

Ir. Dr. Tan Lian See

Senior Lecturer (DS51)/ SMJC Programme Coordinator

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
M.Sc. (Chemical Engineering)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.: 04.11.01
Email: tan.liansee@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Membrane Technology, Water Purification Technology

Ts. Dr. Faizah bt Che Ros

Ts. Dr. Faizah bt Che Ros

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Systems Innovation)
M.Eng. (Civil)
B.Eng. (Civil)

Room No.: 04.07.01
Email: crfaizah@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Flood, Hydrology, Debris Flow, Dam Break, Sediment

Dr. Norhuda Binti Abdul Manaf

Dr. Norhuda Binti Abdul Manaf

Senior Lecturer (DS51)/ MMJJ Programme Coordinator

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
M.Eng. (Safety, Health & Environment)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.: 04.14.01
Email: norhuda.kl@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: PSE, Matlab Simulation, Model Predictive Control

Ts. Dr. Khairunnisa Binti Mohd Paad

Ts. Dr. Khairunnisa Binti Mohd Paad

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
M.Eng. (Chemical)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.: 05.32.01
Email: khairunnisa.kl@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Environmental Sciences (wastewater, atmospheric, pollution and health-care), Nano-synthesis and nano-engineering, instrumental design and simulation, Engineering education

Ts. Dr. Abd Halim Md Ali

Ts. Dr. Abd Halim Md Ali

Senior Lecturer (DS51)/ MJIIT Lab Manager

Ph.D. (Chemical Eng.)
M.Sc. (Environmental Eng.)
B.Sc. (Biological and Agricultural Eng.)

Room No.: 05.15.01
Email: abd.halim@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Environmental Engineering, Plasma Catalysis, Non-thermal Plasma, Agricultural Waste Management, Safety and Health

Ts. Dr. Vekes Balasundram

Ts. Dr. Vekes Balasundram

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Gas Engineering)
B.Eng. (Chemical)
Diploma (Chemical Eng. – Process Plant)

Room No.: 10.33.01
Email: vekes@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Reaction Engineering, Biomass Conversion, Plastic Waste Conversion, Biofuels, Pyrolysis Kinetics, Process Modelling and Analysis using Response Surface Methodology (RSM)

Dr. Liew Wai Loan

Dr. Liew Wai Loan

Senior Lecturer (DS51)/ MDRM Programme Coordinator

Ph.D. (Civil Engineering)
B.Tech. (Environment)

Room No.: 10.28.01
Email: wlliew@utm.my

Area of Expertise: Wastewater Treatment Process

Dr. Zatil Izzah Binti Ahmad Tarmizi

Dr. Zatil Izzah Binti Ahmad Tarmizi

Senior Lecturer (DS51)/ MMJS Programme Coordinator

Ph.D. (Chemistry)
M.Sc. (Chemistry)
B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)

Room No.:
Email: zatil.izzah@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Material Chemistry, Biochemistry, Functional Polymeric Material

Ir. Ts. Dr Kiew Peck Loo

Ir. Ts. Dr Kiew Peck Loo

Senior Lecturer (DS51)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
B.Eng. (Chemical)

Room No.:
Email: plkiew@utm.my

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Area of Expertise: Wastewater Treatment, Extraction of Bioactive Compounds from Wastes/Natural Resources, Bioplastics Synthesis 

Adjunct and Visiting Professor

Ir. Ts. Dr. Hj. Mohammed Haniffa Hj. Abdul Hamid

Adjunct Professor

Chief Exercutive Officer
Indah Water Konsurtium Sdn Bhd (IWK)

Ts. Dr. Sivapalan Kathiravala

Adjunct Professor

Director
Environmental Preservation and Innovation Center (EPIC),
Cenviro Sdn Bhd

Ir. Johan Adam Leong

Adjunct Professor

Operantion Superintendent
EnQuest Petroluem Production Malaysia Berhad

 

Dr. Aminaton Marto

Adjunct Professor

Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)

 

Prof. Ir. Dr. Dominic Foo Chwan Yee

Visiting Professor

Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hirofumi Hara

Visiting Professor

Department of Biotechnology
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Science The University of Tokyo

Technical Staff

Mrs. Noor Mirwani Binti Mohd Sufian

Mrs. Noor Mirwani Binti Mohd Sufian

Assist. Vocational Training Officer (DV29)

Email: mirwani@utm.my

 

Mr. Amirul 'aizad Bin Salehuddin

Mr. Amirul 'aizad Bin Salehuddin

Assistant Engineer (J29)

Email: aizad@utm.my

 

Ms. Nur Nadzirah Alwani Eli Mardi

Ms. Nur Nadzirah Alwani Eli Mardi

Assistant Engineer (J29)