Air resources in action: ICoBiomasSE 2020

On 15 December 2020 to 16 December 2020, two members of Air Resources iKohza have successfully presented in the 1st International Conference on Biomass Utilization and Sustainable Energy 2020 (ICoBiomasSE 2020) that was organized by The Centre of Excellence for Biomass Utilization (COEBU), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).

During the conference, Nur Aisyah Selamat presented her research work entitled “Enhanced Carbon Dioxide Adsorption by Potassium Hydroxide Modified Peat Soil as Porous Adsorbent” and Fathihah Nabila presented “Characteristics and Carbon Dioxide Adsorption Performance of Candle Soot-Activated by Potassium Hydroxide.

Air resources in action: ICATAS-MJJIC 2020

On 7 October 2020 to 8 October 2020, three members of Air Resources iKohza have successfully presented in the 5th International Conference on Advanced Technology & Applied Sciences in conjunction with 6th Malaysia-Japan Joint International Conference (ICaTAS-MJJIC 2020) that was organized by The Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) and Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

During the conference, Hafiq Aidil Zulkiflee presented “Enhanced Conductivity of Corn Starch Polymer Film Doped with Sodium Phosphate”, Muhammad Afiq Daniel Azmi with “Particulate Emission Characteristics from Palm Fibre and Shell Combustion with Alumino-Silicate Based Additive” and Haslina Hussin with “Landfill Leachate Treatment Methods and its Potential for Ammonia Removal and Recovery – A Review”.

Air Resources in action: IGCESH 2020

We are proud to announce that a member of our iKohza, Hafiq Aidil Zulkiflee was awarded the Best Presentation Award in Engineering Category for Recorded Video Presentation on 18th to 19th August 2020 during the 8th International Graduate Conference on Engineering, Science and Humanities (IGCESH 2020) organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

During the conference, Hafiq Aidil presented a project entitled “Sodium Phosphate Enhanced Amorphousness of Corn Starch Based Solid Polymer Electrolytes”. We wish the warmest to Hafiq Aidil for his success and hope that this will inspire him to greater success in the future.

Year 2015

Year 2015

  • Hasyimah N., Rashid M., and Norelyza. A Theoretical Performance of MR-deDuster As A Fine Dust Emission Control System. Paper presented at the 2nd International Material, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Conference, Bali Indonesia, 4-6 February, 2015.
  • Nurnadia A., Rashid M., Hajar S., and Ammar M.R. Effect of PrekotAC on Pressure Drop and Permeability of Two Different Filter Media. Paper presented at the 2nd International Material, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Conference, Bali Indonesia, 4-6 February, 2015.
  • NurRuwaida J., Rashid M., and Syahirah M.M. Particulate Emission From Biomass Fuel Combustion. Paper presented at the 2nd International Material, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Conference, Bali Indonesia, 4-6 February, 2015.
  • Hajar S., Rashid M., Nurnadia A., and Ammar M.R. PrekotAC As A New Filter Aids Material For Fabric Filter In Air Filtration System. Paper presented at the Third International Postgraduate Conference, Johor Bahru, 23-25 February, 2015.
  • Nurnadia A., Rashid M., Hajar S., and Ammar M.R. Penetration of Particle Across A newly Formulated Filter Aids Material. Paper presented at the Third International Postgraduate Conference, Johor Bahru, 23-25 February, 2015.
  • Suhana J A., Rashid M., and Raja M.H.S. Natural Radioactivity From Non-Nuclear Power Generation Power Industries: Regulatory Control of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) for Environmental Sustainability. Paper presented at the Third International Postgraduate Conference, Johor Bahru, 23-25 February, 2015.
  • Hanafi N.H., Hassim M.H., and Rashid M., Emission Factor Establishment for Palm Oil Mill Boiler. 27th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical engineering. Procedia Engineering XX, (2015), XXX-XXX.
  • Nurnadia A., Rashid M., Hajar S., and Ammar M., Characteristics of a Formulated Filter Aids for Fabric Filtration. Powder Technology 283: 315-320,  2015.
  • Rashid M., Huda N, Norelyza H and Nursyimah H., Comparison of the performance of MR-deDuster with other Conventional Cyclones. Sains Malaysiana 44(4):565-569, 2015.
  • Nurul Hanira M.L., Hasfalina C.M., Rashid M., Luqman C.A., and Abdullah A.M. Removal of Ammonia-nitrogen (Nh3-N) from Schedule Waste Leachate by Air Stripping. Paper presented at the 2nd IWA Malaysia Young Water Professional Conference. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 17-20 March 2015.
  • Syahirah M.M., Rashid M, and NorRuwaida J. Total Particulate, PM10 and PM2.5 Emission from Palm Oil Mill Boiler. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Innovation in Science and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, 20 April, 2015.
  • Hasyimah N., Rashid M, and Norelyza H. A Theoretical Performance of MR-deDuster as a Fine Dust Emission Control. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Innovation in Science and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, 20 April, 2015.
  • Al Madhoun W.A., Ramli N. A., Yahaya A. H, and Rashid M. Temporal Distribution of non-Methane Hydrocarbon (NMHC) in a developing Equatorial Island. Air Qual Atmos Health. 8(2) April 2015. doi 10.1007/s11869-015-0341-8.
  • Suhana J A., and Rashid M. Analysis of Natural Radioactivity in Coal and Ashes From A coal Fired Power Plant. Paper to be presented at the 3rd Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research, Kuching Sarawak, 24-26 August, 2015.
  • Hajar S., Rashid M., Nurnadia A., and Ammar M.R. PrekotAC As A New Filter Aids Material For Fabric Filter In Air Filtration System. J. Teknologi 2015 (accepted for publication).
  • Sabariah B., Awatif W.A., Rashid M., and Normah M. Application of Graph Theory on the Relationship of the Parameters Affecting the Dioxin-Furan Emission in Incineration Process. Proceed Advances in Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, p357-365, February 2015.
  • Nurul Hanira M.L., Hasfalina C.M., Abdul Sani A.L., Rashid M. Comparison of lime powder and caustic soda as a pretreatment for ammonia-nitrogen removal from a scheduled waste leachate. AIP Conf. Proc. 1660, 090010 (2015); doi 10.1063/1.4915854.
  • Norhayati  I., and Rashid M. ANFIS Based Model Prediction of Flue Gas Emission Form A Clinical Waste Incineration Plant. Paper presented at the International Conference on Waste Management and Environment, 20 – 21 August 2015, Kuala Lumpur.
  • NurRuwaida J., Rashid M., and Syahirah M.M. Particulate Emission Size Distribution from Palm Oil Mill Boiler. Paper presented at the International Conf. on Sustainability Initiatives. Kuala Lumpur, 24-25 August, 2015.
  • Nurnadia A., Rashid M., Hajar S., and Ammar M.R. Effect of PrekotAC on Pressure Drop and Particle Penetration in Filtration System. Paper presented at the International Conf. on Sustainability Initiatives. Kuala Lumpur, 24-25 August, 2015.
  • Suhana A., Rashid M. Evaluation of External Radiological Hazard in Bottom and Fly Ash From Coal Fired Power Plants. Paper presented at the International Conf. on Sustainability Initiatives. Kuala Lumpur, 24-25 August, 2015.
  • Norhayati  I., and Rashid M. ANFIS Based Model Prediction of Flue Gas Emission Form A Clinical Waste Incineration Plant. J. Waste Management & Research (submitted for publication) August 2015.
  • Nurul Hanira M.L., Hasfalina C.M., Rashid M., Luqman C.A., Abdullah A.M. Removal of Ammonia-Nitrogen (NH3-N) From Schedule Waste Leachate by Air Stripping. Desalination and Water Treatment (submitted for publication), August 2015
  • Hanafi N.H., Hassim M.H., Setapar S.H.M and Rashid M. Comparison of Emission Factors from Biomass Burning Activities. J. Teknologi 75(6):79-86, 2015.
  • Nurnadia A., Rashid M., Hajar S., and Ammar M.R. Performance of PrekotAC Filter Aids in Pilot Plant Filtration System. Paper presented at the Malaysia-Japan Join International Conference. Yamaguchi, Japan 13-15 November, 2015.
  • Hasyimah N., Rashid M., Norelyza H., and C.M Hasrizam. Effect of Vortex Finder Diameter on Pressure Drop Across the MR-deDuster Cyclone. Paper presented at the Malaysia-Japan Join International Conference. Yamaguchi, Japan 13-15 November, 2015.
  • Hajar S., Rashid M., Nurnadia A and Ammar M.R. Performance of a Newly Formulated Filter Aids Material on Particle Penetration Paper presented at the Malaysia-Japan Join International Conference. Yamaguchi, Japan 13-15 November, 2015.
  • Hasyimah N., Rashid M., Norelyza H., and C.M Hasrizam. Experimental and Theoretical Performance of MR-deDuster as a Fine Particle Emission Control System. Paper presented at the International Conference on Fluids and Chemical Engineering. Langkawi, Malaysia. 25-27 November, 2015.

Year 2014

Year 2014

  • Asma Awatif W., Sabariah B., M. Normah and Rashid M. Roles of influential parameters in the incineration process using centrally concept of graph theory. Paper presented at the 3rd International conference on mathematical sciences, Kuala Lumpur, 17-19 December, 2013. AIP Conference Proceeding 1602: 233-239, 2014.
  • Norelyza H., and Rashid M. MR-deDuster: A Fine Dust Emission Control System. Paper presented at the Global Strategy for Green Asia-MJIIT Joint Workshop. Kuala Lumpur, 12 February, 2014.
  • Sattar Y, Rashid M., Ramli M., and Sabariah B. Black Carbon and Elemental Concentration of Ambient Particulate Matter in Makassar, Indonesia. IOP Conf. Series. Earth and Environmental Science 18 (2014) 012099.
  • Afzali A, Rashid M., Sabariah B., and Ramli M. PM10 Pollution: Its Predictions and Meteorological Influence in Pasir Gudang, Johor. IOP Conf. Series. Earth and Environmental Science 18 (2014) 012100.
  • Chong W.C., Rashid M. Ramli M., Zainura Z.N., and NorRuwaida J. Effect of Flue gas recirculation on multi-cyclones performance in reducing particulate emission from palm oil mill boiler. Particulate Science & Technology, 32:291-297, 2014
  • Syahirah M.M., Rashid M., and NorRuwaida J. Evaluation of PM2.5 and PM10 emission concentration from a biomass boiler. Paper presented at the International conference on Environmental and Occupational Health, Kuala Lumpur, 7-9 April 2014.
  • Sara Y.Y., Chuah T.G., Rashid M., and Amneera W.A. Source Apportionment of atmospheric aerosols in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Paper presented at the International conference on Environmental and Occupational Health, Kuala Lumpur, 7-9 April 2014.
  • Afsaneh A., Rashid M., Ammar M., and Nurhafizah K. Evaluating human exposure to emission from incineration plant using AERMOD dispersion modeling. Paper presented at the International conference on Environmental and Occupational Health, Kuala Lumpur, 7-9 April 2014.
  • Afsaneh A., Rashid M., Sabri S., Samani J and Nazri A. Inter-Municipal landfill site selection using Analytic Network Process. Water Resources Management, 28(8): 2179-2194, 2014.
  • Hajar S., Rashid M., Nurnadia A, Norelyza H., and Ammar M., PrekotAC as Filter Aids for Efficient Dust Separation in a Fabric Filter. J Teknologi, 67:4 (2014), 29-31.
  • Nurul Hanira M.L., Hasfalina C.M., Abdul Sani A.L., Rashid M. Comparison of lime powder and caustic soda as a pretreatment for ammonia-nitrogen removal from a scheduled waste leachate. Paper presented at the International Conference on Mathematics, Engineering and Industrial Applications, Penang, 28-30 may 2014.
  • Suhana J., Rashid M., and Teng I.L. Regulatory control of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) from coal fired power plant (CFPP) for environmental sustainability. Paper presented at the 4th Asian and Oceanic Congress on Radiation Protection, Kuala Lumpur, 12-15 May 2014.
  • Rashid M., Hajar S., Nurnadia A. Particle penetration in fabric filtration system using GRIMM. Paper presented at the Seminar on the Application of GRIMM instrument. Port Dickson, N. Sembilan. 12 – 13 May 2014.
  • Rashid M., Ramli M., Ammar M., and Noorhafizah K. Effect of liquid inhibitor De-dioTM on dioxin-furan emission from medical waste incineration plant. J Teknologi, 69:1(2014), 55-59.
  • Norelyza H., Rashid M., Hajar S., and Nurnadia A. MR-deDuster: A dust emission separator in air pollution control. J Teknologi 68:5(2014), 21-24.
  • Sani A., Rashid M., Hanira N., and Hasfalina C.M. The influence of pH on the removal of ammonia from a scheduled waste landfill leachate. J Teknologi, 68:5(2014), 25-28.
  • Rashid M., Sattar Y., Ramli M. and Sabariah B. PM10 Black Carbon and Ionic Species Concentrations of Urban Atmospheric in Makassar, South Sulawesi Indonesia. Atmospheric Pollution Research 5: 610-615, 2014.
  • Huda N., Rashid M., and Hasfalina C.M. Particulate Emission from Agricultural Waste Fired Boiler. Inter J of Innovation & Applied Studies, 8:1265-1295, 2014.
  • Huda N., Rashid M., and Rashid H. A Review on Stimuli-responsive grafted membrane based on Facile Synthesis Process and Extensive Applications. Inter J of Innovation & Applied Studies, 8:1296-1312, 2014.
  • Syahirah M.M., Rashid M., and NorRuwaida J. Evaluation of PM2.5 and PM10 emission concentration from a biomass fired boiler – A possible human exposure?. Adv in Environ Bio, 8 (15) 125-128, 2014.
  • Rashid M., Syahirah M.M., NorRuwaida J., and Huda N. Characteristics of Particulate Emission From A Biomass Fired Boiler. Paper presented at the 2nd International conference on Agricultural and Food Engineering. Kuala Lumpur 1-2 December 2014.
  • Al Madhoun W.W, Rashid M, El Khuzundar S and El Helou S. Assessment of Lead Pollution in Urban Roadside Environment of Gaza City. Proceed of 5th International Conference for Engineering and Sustainability. The Islamic University of Gaza, 9-10 December 2014.
  • Afzali A., Rashid M, Noorhafizah K., and Ammar M.R. Evaluating Human Exposure to Emission from Incineration Plant using AERMOD Dispersion Modeling. Iranian J Publ Health (accepted for publication) 2014.
  • Al Madhoun W.W, and Rashid M, An Overview of Mutual Relationship Between Forests and Air Pollution – Gain and Loss. Paper presented at the National Conference on Royal Blum, Perak, 10-11 December 2014.
  • Nuruddin A.A and Rashid M, Impact of Disturbances on Tropical Rain Forest Microclimate. Paper presented at the National Conference on Royal Blum, Perak, 10-11 December 2014.
  • NorRuwaida J., Rashid M., and Syahirah M.M. Particulate Emission From Palm Oil Mill Boiler: Development of Particulate Emission Factor. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Postgraduate Education, Melaka, 17-18 December 2014.
  • Rashid M., Syahirah M.M., NorRuwaida J., and Huda N. Characteristics of Particulate Emission From A Biomass Fired Boiler. Agricultural and Agricultural Science Procedia 2, (2014), 265-271.
  • Sara Y.Y., Ameera W.A., Chuah T.G., Rashid M., and Zakarya I.A. Source Apportionment of Atmospheric Aerosols in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Adv in Environ Bio, 8(15) 265 – 270, 2014.
  • Asma Awatif W., Sabariah B., M. Normah and Rashid M. Roles of influential parameters in the incineration process using centrally concept of graph theory. AIP Conference Proceeding Vol. 1602: 233-239, 2014.