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Publication List for Year 2018

Journals:

  • Al-Kayiem, Hussain H., Sreejaya K. V. and Ogboo Chikere Aja. 2018, “Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Influence of Inlet Configuration on the Performance of a Roof Top Solar Chimney” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 159, pp 89-98 (Elsevier). doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.10.063; Impact Factor: 4.067
  • S. Roy, R. Das, and U.K. Saha, 2018, An Inverse method for optimization of geometric parameters of a Savonious-style wind turbine. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol 155, pp. 116–127 (Elsevier). doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2017.10.088; Impact factor: 5.589

Conferences:

  • Mesfin Gizaw Zewge, Aja Ogboo Chikere and Abdulwehab A. Ibrahim. 2018, “Numerical Modelling of Performance on Batch Blade Savonius Turbine Using ANSYS” In proceedings of ASET 2018 First Multi Conference on Advances in Science and Engineering Technology – Renewable and Sustainable Energy International Conference, Dubai 6th to 7th February 2018

Publication List for Year 2017

Journals:

  • Dalton Sunday Oseghale, Ahmad, F.M., and Aja Ogboo Chikere (2017) Status Evaluation of Palm Oil Waste Management Sustainability in Malaysia: OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Ontario International Development Agency, ISSN 1923-6654 (print) ISSN 1923-6662 (online) oidaijsd.com

Conference Papers:

  • Wilson Phua Yuen Zheng and Aja Ogboo Chikere “Review of Solar Chimney Power Plant Simulation and Modelling Approaches” Paper accepted in the One Curtin International Postgraduate Conference (OCPC 2017)
  • Dalton Sunday Oseghale, Ahmad, F.M., and Aja Ogboo Chikere (2017) A Review on the Status of the Environmental Management System (EMS) For Palm Oil Industry in Malaysia, in the proceeding of Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment (ACSEE 2017)
  • Aja Ogboo Chikere, Meheron Selowara Joo, and Patrick Okwudiri Ukwuaku “Personality Test Effect on Team Selection and Students’ Performance” In proceedings of International Conference on Teaching and Learning, Language, Literature & Linguistics (ICT4L), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2017
  • Aja Ogboo Chikere, Meheron Selowara Joo, and Patrick Okwudiri Ukwuaku “Impact of Engineering Final Year Project Research Method on Student’s Development in Knowledge Construction” In proceedings of International Conference on Teaching and Learning, Language, Literature & Linguistics (ICT4L), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2017

Grants:

  • Henry Elochukwu Okafor, Raoof Gholami Mian Poshteh and Ogboo Chikere Aja, Move towards technology-driven concept-based learning Funding Body: Curtin Sarawak Teaching Innovation Project (CSTIP); Amount Awarded: RM2,000.00; Status of the Project: Completed

Awards:

  • Aja Ogboo Chikere, Meheron Selowara Joo, Yin Siong Daniel Tie, Uraia Rokovonovono Moceleka “Integrated Solar Chimney with Flue Gas Induced Vortex for Electrical Power Generation” 10th Innovation Technology Expo (InTEX 2017), Invention Gold Award
  • Aja Ogboo Chikere, Wilson Phua Yuen Zheng, Meheron Selowara Joo, Hussain H. Al-Kayiem, Palanichamy C., Zainal Ambri Abdul Karim “Performance Enhancement of Inclined Solar Chimney Power Plant Using Underneath Air-Vents” 10th Innovation Technology Expo (InTEX 2017), Invention Bronze Award

Publication List for Year 2016

Journals:

  • Al-Kayiem, Hussain H., and Ogboo Chikere Aja. “Historic and recent progress in solar chimney power plant enhancing technologies.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Vol. 58:1269-1292, 2016; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.12.331. Impact Factor: 6.798, 5-Year Impact Factor: 7.896
  • Ting Chiong Yue, Haidar F. AL-Qrimli, Hydrodynamic Analysis of Submersible Robot, International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 1; Issue 9; September 2016; Page No. 20-24. http://www.advancedjournal.com/archives/2016/vol1/issue9
  • Karam S. Khalid, and Haidar Fadhil Al-Qrimli, Examine bi-metallic rectangular thin walled tube under different trigger mechanisms, Advanced Materials Science, Vol 1(1): 4-8; (2016),   doi: 10.15761/AMS.1000102.
  • Haidar F. Al-Qrimli, Karam S. Khalid & Ahmed M. Abdelrhman, Roaad K. Mohammed, Husam M. Hadi, A Review on a Straight Bevel Gear Made From Composite, Journal of Materials Science Research, Vol. 5, No. 3; (2016). doi:10.5539/jmsr.v5n3p73.
  • Rahmat Izaizi, Firas B. I., Haidar F. AL-Qrimli, Artificial Intelligence Application in Power Generation Industry: Initial considerations. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 32 (2016) 012007. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/32/1/012007.
  • Jung, H.C. and Krumdieck, S., Meanline design of a 250 kW radial inflow turbine stage using R245fa working fluid and waste heat from a refinery process, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, (2016). (ISI, IF 0.645)
  • Sujan D., Reddy, M.M. and Qua S.Y. (2016) “Influence of cutting fluid conditions and cutting parameters on surface roughness and tool wear in turning process using Taguchi method”, Measurement, Vol 78, pp 111-119.
  • Haidar F. AL-Qrimli, Ahmed M. Abdelrhman, Husam M. Hadi, Roaad K. Mohammed, Hakim S. Sulta, Three Dimensional Spur Gear Static Contact Investigation Using Finite Element Method. Canadian Journal of Modern Applied Science; ISSN 1913-1844; Vol. 10, No. 5; (2016).

Book Chapters:

  • Aja Ogboo Chikere, Hussain H. Al-Kayiem, Mesfin Gizaw Zewge and Meheron Selowara Joo “Overview of Hazardous Waste Management Status in Malaysia” in Management of Hazardous Wastes, InTech Open Science, 2016, ISBN: 978-953-51-4764-0. Index in the Book Citation Index in Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI) and BIOSIS Previews (Thomson Reuters).

Conference Papers:

  • Aja Ogboo Chikere, Hussain H. Al-Kayiem and Zainal Ambri Abdul Karim (2016) “Thermal Diffusion Performance of a Diffuser by various Guide Vanes configurations” in the proceeding of the UTP-UMP Symposium on Energy Systems (SES 2016)

Grants:

  • Thermal and Total Performance Enhancement of Inclined Solar Chimney Power Plant Using Underneath Air-vent and Thermal Storage Medium. Funding Body: Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS). Grant Reference Code: FRGS/1/2016/TK07/CURTIN/03/3); Year Awarded: 2016 to 2018: Amount Awarded: RM97,200.00; Status of the Project: In progress; Principal Investigator: Dr. Aja Ogboo Chikere; Co-investigators: Prof. Hussain H. Jaafer Al Kayiem; A/Prof. Zainal Ambri b. Abdul Karim; A/Prof. Chinnasamy 
  • A mathematical model of a circular force transducer with uniform stress distribution. Funding Body: Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS). Grant Reference Code: FRGS/1/2016/TK07/CURTIN/03/3); Year Awarded: 2016 to 2018: Amount Awarded: RM59,400.00; Status of the Project: In progress: Principal Investigator: Dr Neamul Ahsan Noman Khandoker; Co-investigators: A/Prof. Sujan Debnath; Dr Muhamad Ekhlasur Rahman; A. Prof. Lau Hieng Ho; Dr Sumaiya Islam.

Publication List for Year 2015

  • Haidar F. AL-Qrimli, Reflective practice and traditional lecture styles, Borneo Post 22 December 2015. http://www.theborneopost.com/2015/12/22/reflective-practice-and-traditional-lecture-styles/.
  • Haidar F. AL-Qrimli, A. A. Oshkour, Firas B., Fadhil Abbas Mahdi, Material Design Consideration for Gear Component Using Functional Graded Materials. International Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation. Vol. 6, No. 4, (2015).
  • O. Nabinejad, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, and Ian J. Davies “Determination of filler-content for natural filler polymer matrix composite by thermogravimetric analysis” Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer
  • O. Nabinejad, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, and Ian J. Davies “Effect of oil palm shell powder on the mechanical performance and thermal stability of polyester composites” Materials and Design.
  • M. M. Reddy, A. Gorin, K.A. Abou-El-Hossein, D. Sujan “Modeling of Temperature Distribution when Machining Inconel 718 in Turning process” Power Electronics and Energy Engineering.
  • Haidar Fadhil Al-Qrimli, Haider A. Almurib, Nandha Kumar, Carbon/epoxy woven composite experimental and numerical simulation to predict mechanical performance, Journal of Advances in Materials Science and Applications AMSA, Vol.4,pp.33-41, (2015).
  • P. R. K. Fu, Z. Oo, D. Sujan “Microstructure analysis, physical and thermal properties of Al2O3-Al2TiO5 functionally graded ceramics for the application of car brake rotor” JST Vol. 23 (1).
  • Haidar F. Al-Qrimli, Haider A. Almurib, Nandha Kumar, F. A. Mahdi, Dynamic Analysis of a Straight Bevel Gear Composite Structure, Journal of Material Sciences & Engineering, ISSN: 2169-0022 JME. Vol.4:1, (2015).
  • Haidar F. AL-Qrimli, Karam. S. Khalid, Fadhil A. Mahdi, The effect of cone angle on composite tubes subjected to axial loading, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, Science Domain International. 7(4), BJAST.2015.152, ISSN: 2231-0843, (2015).
  • Law M C, Lee V C C and Tay C L, 2015. Dynamic Behaviors of a Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell under a Sudden Shut-down Scenario: The Effects on Temperature Gradients. Applied Thermal Engineering. 82, pp 98-109. ISSN 1359-4311.
  • Reddy, M.M., Sujan D. and Lee L.C. (2015) “Modeling of Temperature Distribution when Machining Inconel 718 in Turning process”, Power Electronics and Energy Engineering, pp 207-210.

Publication List for Year 2014

  • D. Sujan, M. M. Reddy and S. Y. Qua (2014) “Environmental friendly cutting fluids and cooling techniques in machining: A review” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, Vol. 83 pp 33-47
  • O. Nabinejad, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, M.M. Reddy, Willey Y. H. Liew and Ian J. Davies (2014) “The effect of alkali treatment of OPKS filler on mechanical property of polyester-composite” Advanced Materials Research Vol. 980 pp 86-90
  • Ng Samuel, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, O. Nabinejad and M. M.  M. Reddy (2014) “Oil Palm Fibre and Nano-Silica Reinforce d Epoxy Composite Material” Advanced Materials Research Vol. 980 pp 23-27
  • Y. R. Loh, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, C. A. Das (2013) “Sugarcane bagasse-The future composite material: A literature review” Resources Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier, Vol 75, pp 14– 22
  • M. E. Rahman, A. S. Muntohar, V. Prakash, B. H. Nagaratnam, D. Sujan (2014)  “Self compacting concrete from uncontrolled burning of rice husk & blended fine aggregate”, Materials and Design. Elsevier, Vol 55, pp 410-415
  • D. E Woldemichael, J. J. Lai, D. Sujan (2014) “Topology optimization of beam structures with various end loading conditions”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 465-466, pp 22-26
  • D. Sujan, C. W. Nguong, S. N. B. Lee, M. Gizaw (2014) “Wear properties of oil palm cellulose fibre reinforced polymer composites”, Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 845, pp 81-85
  • D. Sujan, T. K. Piaw, D. E Woldemichael (2014) “Thermo-mechanical stress analysis in electronic packaging with continuous and partial bond layer”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 465-466, pp 50-54
  • D. Sujan, X. B. Pang, M. E. Rahman, M. M. Reddy (2014) “Performance of solder bond on thermal mismatch stresses in electronic packaging assembly” Materials Science Forum, Vol. 773-74, pp 242-249
  • M. M. Reddy, A. Gorin, K.A. Abou-El-Hossein, D. Sujan (2014) “Machinability of aluminum nitride ceramic using TiAlN and TiN coated carbide tool insert” Materials Science Forum, Vol. 773-774, pp 437-44.
  • Lee V C C, Gan H S, Abakr Y A and Woo K C, 2014. Bulk Flow Behaviour of a Two-Stage Impedance Pump. Engineering Letters. 22(2), pp 53-62. ISSN 1816-0948.
  • Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G., Abou El, H.K.A. and Sujan, D. (2014) “Machinability of Aluminum Nitride Ceramic using TiAlN and TiN Coated Carbide Tool Insert”, Materials Science Forum, 773-774: 445-455.

Publication List for Year 2013

  • M. G. Zewge, T. A. Lemma, A. A. Ibrahim, D. Sujan, “Modeling and Simulation of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator Using Partially Known Design Point Data”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol 845, pp. 596-603, Dec. 2013
  • Y. R. Loh, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, C. A. Das (2013) “Sugarcane bagasse-The future composite material: A literature review” Resources Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier, Vol 75, pp 14– 22
  • C. W. Nguong, S. N. B. Lee, D. Sujan (2013) “A review on natural fibre reinforced polymer composites” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 73, pp 1123-1130
  • M. M. Reddy, A. Gorin, K.A. Abou-El-Hossein, D. Sujan (2013) “Surface roughness model when machining aluminum nitride ceramic with two flute square end micro grain solid carbide end Mill” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 747, pp 282-286
  • L. J. Fei, D. Sujan (2013) “Origami theory and its applications: A literature review” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 73, pp 1131-1135
  • D. Sujan, K. P. Ting (2013) “Closed form bi-layered interfacial thermal stress model in electronic packaging” International journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Characterization (IJAMMC)
  • L. Lancaster, M. H. Lung, D. Sujan (2013) “Utilization of agro-industrial waste in metal matrix composites: towards sustainability” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 73, pp 1136-1144.
  • Lee V C C, Abakr Y A and Woo K C, 2013. Valveless Pumping Using A Two-Stage Impedance Pump. Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering. 8(3), pp 311-318. ISSN 2095-0241.

Research Projects, 2013

  1. Simulation of combustion in a spark-ignition engine cylinder using ECFM combustion and knock models (supported by AVL)
  2. Multi-objective maintenance management using nature-inspired optimization algorithm: Application to industrial gas turbines
  3. LES simulation of cycle-to-cycle variation of in-cylinder air flow in naturally aspirated and highly boosted SI engines
  4. Utilization of agro-industrial waste based silica particles in aluminium metal matrix composite material
  5. CFD modeling of dual-fuel engine combustion using natural gas and syngas (supported by AVL)
  6. Energy and material assessment for a combined cycle power plant
  7. Design and development of subsonic wind tunnel
  8. A 3D finite element modeling and simulation of turning process
  9. Magnetohydrodynamics
  10. Simulation of particle-embedded flow through a porous media
  11. The study of the impact of BHA deflection on wellbore positional accuracy
  12. Characterization of the mechanical properties of fractal based structural design
  13. Chip Morphology with FEA and simulation in turning of stainless steel 1045
  14. CFD modeling on hydrodynamics of binary mixture fluidized bed
  15. Hybrid intelligence approach to surface roundness parameter prediction

For full list of 2013 research projects, please click here.

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