Bridgid Chin Lai Fui

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Dr. Bridgid Chin Lai Fui
Ph.D, MPhil, BEng
Senior Lecturer

Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 443939 extn: 2420
Location: Skylark 3 Room 446
Email: bridgidchin@curtin.edu.my

Academic History

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering (2015), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
  • MPhil in Mechanical Engineering (2012), Curtin University
  • BEng(Hons) in Chemical Engineering (2008), Curtin University

Professional History

  • Graduate Assistant (2012-2014), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
  • Associate Lecturer (2011), Curtin University
  • Research and Teaching Assistant (2008-2010), Curtin University

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Paper Award under Material Science and Engineering category in 29th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE) 2016, Miri (2016).
  • Recipient, International Conference Scholarship 2016 award from Sarawak Convention Bureau (2016).
  • Outstanding Contributing Reviewer for ELSEVIER Energy Conversion and Management (2016).
  • Finalist for the Malaysia IChemE Young Chemical Engineer in Research Award (2015).
  • Finalist for The Crown Prince CIPTA Award ,‘Conversion of Plastic and Biomass Waste Mixtures to Syngas using Catalytic Steam Gasification Process’ invention, Brunei Darussalam (2015).
  • Gold Medal, ‘In-Situ Conversion of Plastic and Agricultural Waste to Syngas (W2E)’ invention, 25th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition, ITEX’14, Kuala Lumpur (2014).
  • Curtin Sarawak Postgraduate Scholarship for Master of Engineering by Research (2008-2010).

Research Interests

  • Gasification
  • Pyrolysis
  • Syngas Cleaning Technologies
  • Green Technology

Patents

  • S. Yusup, L. F. B. Chin, R. A. Moghadam, A. Al Shoaibi. 2013. Process for Conversion of Polymeric and Biomass Waste to Syngas (PI2013004740).
  • S. Yusup, L. F. B. Chin, R. A. Moghadam, A. Al Shoaibi. 2013. System for Conversion of Polymeric and Biomass Waste to Syngas (PI2013004741).

Books

  • L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, S. K. Wee. 2015. Hydrodynamic Behavior in Palm Shells and Sand Mixtures Fluidization, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-659-67934-6). 
  • L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, H. B. Chua. 2014. Biomass Derived Syngas Cleaning Technologies: Implementation of Catalytic Cracking as the Hot Gas Cleaning Technology in Palm Shell Gasification Process, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-8473-4338-7).

Book Chapter

  • F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2015. Optimization study of catalytic co-gasification of rubber seed shell and high density polyethylene waste for hydrogen production using response surface methodology, Advances in Bioprocess Technology, Springer International Publishing, Chapter 11, 209-223, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17915-5_11 (ISBN: 978-3-319-17914-8).

Journal Publications

  1. J. Y. Yeo, L. F. B. Chin, J. K. Tan, Y. S. Loh. 2017. Comparative Studies on the Pyrolysis of Cellulose, Hemicellulose, and Lignin base on Combined Kinetics. Journal of the Energy Institute, DOI: 10.1016/j.joei.2017.12.003. (In Press)
  2. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman, A. P. Herman. 2016. Effect of Temperature on Catalytic Steam Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shells and Plastic HDPE Residues, Chemical Engineering Transactions 52, 577-582, DOI: 10.3303/CET1652097.
  3. A. C. R. Lim, L. F. B. Chin, Z. A. Jawab, K. L. Hii. 2016. Kinetic Analysis of Rice Husk Pyrolysis using Kissinger-Akahira Sunose (KAS) method, Procedia Engineering 148, 1247-1251, DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.06.486.
  4. L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, H. B. Chua, F. Twaiq. 2016. Experimental Investigation on Tar Produced from Palm Shells derived Syngas using Zeolite HZSM-5 Catalyst, Journal of the Energy Institute 89, 713-724, DOI: 10.1016/j.joei.2015.04.005.
  5. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Comparative Studies on Catalytic and Non-Catalytic Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Themogravimetric Approach, Journal of Cleaner Production 70: 303-314, DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.02.039.
  6. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Kinetic Studies of Co-Pyrolysis of Rubber Seed Shell with High Density Polyethylene, Energy Conversion and Management 87: 746-753, DOI:10.1016/j.enconman.2014.07.043.
  7. R. A. Moghadam, S. Yusup, Y. Uemura, L. F. B. Chin, H. L. Lam, A. Al Shoaibi. 2014. Syngas Production from Palm Kernel Shell and Polyethylene Waste Blend in Fluidized Bed Catalytic Steam Co-Gasification Process, Energy 75:40-44, DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2014.04.062.
  8. Z. Khan, S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, L. F. B. Chin. 2014. Hydrogen Production from Palm Kernel Shell via Integrated Catalytic Adsorption (ICA) Steam Gasification, Energy Conversion and Management 87:1224-1230, DOI:10.1016/j.enconman.2014.03.024.
  9. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Comparison Studies of Criado and Coats-Redfern Methods for Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell with High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, Applied Mechanics and Materials 472: 621-625, DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.472.621.
  10. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Thermal Degradation Behaviour for Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Thermogravimetric Analysis, Journal of Applied Sciences 14(11), 1225-1229, DOI:10.3923/jas.2014.1225.1229.
  11. Z. Khan, S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, L. F. B. Chin. 2014. Performance Study of Ni Catalyst with Quicklime (CaO) as CO2 Adsorbent in Palm Kernel Shell Steam Gasification for Hydrogen Production, Advanced Materials Research 917, 292-300, DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.917.292.
  12. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Investigation on Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, Chemical Engineering Transactions 39, 505-510, DOI:10.3303/CET1439085.
  13. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Gasification Conversion and Char Reactivity of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Steam Co-Gasification Process, Chemical Engineering Transactions 39, 679-684, DOI:10.3303/CET1439114.
  14. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. 2014. Kinetic Analysis on Catalytic Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, Applied Mechanics and Materials 625, 251-254, DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.625.521.

Conference Publications

  1. L. F. B. Chin, Z. A. Jawab, P. Q. W. Ng. Game Based Student Response System in Engineering Education, International Conference on e-Learning (ICeL 2017), Negeri Sembilan Malaysia, 7th-8th November 2017.
  2. L. F. B. Chin, J. K. Tan, Y. S. Loh. A Systematic Study of the Kinetics Behavior Cellulose Pyrolysis using Thermogravimetric Approach, 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2017), Dubrovnik Croatia, 4th-8th October 2017.
  3. L. F. B. Chin, Z. A. Jawab, P. Q. W. Ng. Using Kahoot! Game Based Student Response System in Engineering Education, International Symposium on Teaching, Education and Learning (ISTEL) 2017, Hiroshima Japan, 4th-6th July 2017.
  4. Y. H. Chai, S. Yusup, V. S. Chok, M. T. Arpin, S. Irawan, L. F. B. Chin. Comparison of Rheological Properties of Graphene / Carbon Nanotube Hydrogenated Oil based Biodegradable Drilling Fluid, 29th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2016), Miri Malaysia, 1st-3rd December 2016.
  5. S. S. K. Kiu, S. Yusup, V. S. Chok, M. T. Arpin, R. N. M. Kamil, L. F. B. Chin. Comparison on Tribological Properties of Vegetable Oil upon Addition of Carbon based Nanoparticles, 29th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2016), Miri Malaysia, 1st-3rd December 2016.
  6. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. Experimental Study of Ni-Catalyzed Steam Co-Gasification Rubber Seed Shells and High Density Polyethylene Waste Mixtures, 11th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2016), Lisbon Portugal, 4th-9th September 2016.
  7. C. R. A. Lim, L. F. B. Chin, Z. A. Jawab, K. L. Hii. 2016. Kinetic Analysis of Rice Husk Pyrolysis using Kissinger-Akahira Sunose (KAS) method, 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials (ICPEAM 2016), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 15th-17th August 2016.
  8. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. A. P. Herman. Effect of Temperature on Catalytic Steam Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shells and Plastic HDPE Residues, 19th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2016), Prague Czech Republic, 28th-31st August 2016.
  9. V. S. Y. Soon, L. F. B. Chin, A. C. R. Lim. Kinetic Study on Pyrolysis of Oil Palm Frond, 2nd Colloquium on Process Control (CPC) 2015, Miri Sarawak, 6th-7th November 2015.
  10. G. N. A. Berundang, L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, R. J. Lee. Thermal Degradation Analysis of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Plastic Waste, 10th Curtin University Technology Science and Engineering International Conference (CUTSE 2015), Miri Sarawak, 6th-8th November 2015.
  11. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, S. A. Sulaiman. Catalytic Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shells and High Density Polyethylene Waste Mixtures: Effect of Reactor Temperature, Biannual Annual Postgraduate Conference II (BAPC II), Perak Malaysia, 6th-9th November 2014.
  12. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. Co- Gasification Conversion and Char Reactivity of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Steam Co-Gasification Process, 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014), Prague Czech Republic, 23rd-27th August 2014.
  13. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. Investigation on Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014), Prague Czech Republic, 23rd-27th August 2014.
  14. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. Kinetic Analysis on Catalytic Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, The 3rd International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials (ICPEAM 2014), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 3rd-5th June 2014.
  15. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. Investigation on the Synergistic Effects for Co-Pyrolysis and Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, Biannual Postgraduate Conference 2014 (BAPC 2014), Perak Malaysia, 7th-10th May 2014.
  16. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, P. Kannan, C. Srinivasakannan, S. A. Sulaiman. Comparison Studies of Criado and Coats-Redfern Methods for Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell with High Density Polyethylene Mixtures, 2013 International Conference on Energy and Sustainability (ICES 2013), Beijing China, 18th-20th October 2013.
  17. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, S. A. Sulaiman. Thermal Degradation Behaviour for Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Thermogravimetric Analysis, International Oil and Gas Symposium and Exhibition (IOGSE 2013), Sabah Malaysia, 9th-11th October 2013.
  18. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, A. Al Shoaibi. Kinetic Studies of Co-Pyrolysis of Rubber Seed Shell with High Density Polyethylene using Thermogravimetric Approach, 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2013), Dubrovnik Croatia, 22nd-27th¬ September 2013.
  19. L. F. B. Chin, S, Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, S. A. Sulaiman. Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Thermogravimetric Approach, 3rd SOJO-UTP Seminar on Nano and Bio Research, Kumamoto Japan, 27th-28th August 2013.
  20. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, A. Al Shoaibi, S. A. Sulaiman. Thermal Degradation Behaviour for Co-Gasification of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene Mixtures using Thermogravimetric Analysis, Annual Postgraduate Conference 2013 (APC 2013), Perak Malaysia, 3rd-6th July 2013.
  21. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, A. Al Shoaibi. Thermal Degradation Characterization for Co-Pyrolysis and Co-Gasification of High Density Polyethylene and Rubber Seed Shell Mixtures, 2nd Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2013 (POCER 2013), Pahang Malaysia, 28th-29th June 2013.
  22. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, A. Al Shoaibi. Utilization of Plastic and Biomass Waste Mixtures as the Potential Source of Syngas Production from In-Situ Catalytic Gasification Process, 9th Biomass-Asia Workshop “Role of Biomass as Renewable Energy” with Asia Biomass Office Conference, Tokyo Japan, 3rd-4th December 2012.
  23. L. F. B. Chin, S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, A. Al Shoaibi. Process Optimization of Co-Pyrolysis of Rubber Seed Shell and High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Mixtures for Syngas Production using Response Surface Methodology, Engineering Goes Green 7th CUTSE Conference, Miri Malaysia, 6th-7th November 2012.
  24. A. Gorin, L. F. B. Chin, H. B. Chua. Syngas Cleaning Technologies Suitable for Power Generation from Biomass Palm Shells, ASEAN Australian Engineering Congress (AAEC 2011), Kuching Malaysia, 25th -27th July 2011.
  25. L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, F. Twaiq, H. B. Chua. Effect of HZSM-5 Zeolite on Tar Reduction for Biomass Palm Shell Gasification in Fixed Bed Reactor, 2010 International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (ICEST 2010), Bangkok Thailand, 23rd-25th April 2010.
  26. L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, F. Twaiq, H. B. Chua. Influence of Air-Nitrogen Composition of Palm Shells Biomass, CUTSE 2nd International Conference, Miri Malaysia, 24th-25th November 2009.
  27. L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, H. B. Chua. Gas Cleaning Technologies in Biomass Gasification for Power Generation, CUTSE 1st International Conference, Miri Malaysia, 24th-27th November 2008.
  28. L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, H. B. Chua. Tar Formation, Reduction, and Elimination from Biomass Gasification: Recent Trends and Development, Biodiversity and Biotechnology Symposium, Kuching Malaysia, 19th-21st November 2008.
  29. V. S. Chok, L. F. B. Chin, S.K. Wee, W. W. Tang, A. Gorin, H.B. Chua, H. M. Yan. Hydrodynamics Studies of Sand/Palm Shells Binary Mixtures in Compartmented Fluidized Bed Gasifier (CFBG), 1st Engineering Conference on Energy & Environment (ENCON) 2007, Kuching Malaysia, 27th-28th December 2007.
  30. S. K. Wee, V. S. Chok, L. F. B. Chin, W. W. Tang, A. Gorin, H. B. Chua, H. M. Yan. On the Effect of Effective Diameter on Fluidization Quality in Compartmented Fluidized Bed Gasifier, 21st Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE) 2007, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 12th-14th December 2007.
  31. L. F. B. Chin, V. S. Chok, S. K. Wee, A. Gorin. Hydrodynamic Characteristics of a Binary Mixture Fluidization in Compartmented Fluidized Bed Gasifier (CFBG), Curtin University of Technology Sarawak Engineering Conference (CUTSE), Miri Malaysia, 26th-27th November 2007.

Research Grants

  • Principal Investigator, ‘Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Rice Husk for Syngas Production’, International Foundation for Science (IFS) Research Grants, 2017.
  • Principal Investigator, ‘Collaborative Classroom Learning using Kahoot Game based Student Response System (GSRS) in Curtin’s Engineering Education’ Curtin Sarawak Teaching Innovation Project (CSTIP), 2017.
  • Co-Investigator Structure, Morphology and Properties Relationship of Well-Defined Architecture Cellulose Nanowhisker Reinforced Chitosan-g-Polylactic acid Nanocomposites via Atomic Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) in an Ionic Liquid’, FRGS Grant, 2016.
  • Co-Investigator, Thin Firm for Upgrading Gases from Biomass Conversion’, LRGS Grant, 2015.

Consultancy Projects

  • Research Member, ‘Conversion of Waste Polyethylene, Polyethylene Terephthalate and Lignocellulosic Mixtures to Syngas using Catalytic Steam Gasification Process’, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi (2013-2014).
  • Research Member, ‘Conversion of Waste Polyethylene and Lignocellulosic Materials to Syngas using Catalytic Steam Gasification Process’, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi (2012-2013).
  • Research Member, ‘Development of Syngas Cleanup Technologies Suitable for Power Generation from Biomass’, Shell Limited Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (2008-2010).

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Engineers Australia (EA)
  • Associate Member, Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • Graduate Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
  • Member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG).
  • Member, Malaysia Membrane Society (MyMembrane).

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