Mahmood Anwar

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Dr. Mahmood Anwar

PhD (Biomaterials), MEng (Thermo-Fluids), BSc. Eng. (Mech), FHEA, MASME, MIET, MASTM, MTMS, MIMM

Senior Lecturer | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2480 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-437 | Email: mahmood.a@curtin.edu.my

Research Interests: Biomaterials, Liquid Metal, Nanomaterials, High Voltage Materials, Acoustic Materials, Corrosion Engineering,  Coatings & Surface Engineering  (CVD, PVD, etc.), and Thermoacoustics

Background

Dr. Mahmood Anwar is a Senior Lecturer in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Sarawak Campus, Malaysia. Prior to join academic position, he was a Research Scientist in Hitachi CFP PTE., Singapore and involved as a lead Scientist for High Voltage Component Research and corrosion protection projects.  Currently, he is leading nanomaterials research for developing corrosion resistive high voltage conductor. He is also technical advisor of several palm oil industries for acoustic material design.  Recently he has been invited to join the Taskforce of Coating Standard Development with IMM Coating Fingerprint for Oil& Gas industry. He is also a professional certified coating quality controller for Oil & Gas Industry. Currently, he is serving as a member in the Committee for Standard Development on Nanotechnology, Advanced Ceramics and Metallic & Inorganic Coatings Division of ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials). He has published more than 23 research papers up to date including Journals and International Conferences. He is also holding one Malaysian patent which is under filing process. He is very active in research publications and serving as a reviewer of prestigious Journals as well as serving the session chair of several international conferences.

 

Professional Experience

  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (12/2017 – Till date)
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (09/2014- 11/2017)
  • Research Scientist,  Hitachi CFP Pte Ltd Singapore, Dates (2012-2014)

 

Fellowships, Awards, Certifications and Achievements

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK (2018)
  • Fellow of  IMM (Institute of Materials, Malaysia).

 

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • Member, ASTM (American Society of Testing and Materials)
  • Member, IET (The Institution of Engineers & Technology, UK)
  • Member, TMS (The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, USA)
  • Member, IMM (Institute of Materials, Malaysia)

Departmental/Institutional Responsibilities

  • Program Coordinator, Dept. of Mechancal Engineering (07/2016-06/2018).

  • Auditor, Academic Audit Panel for PhD and Bachelor of Commerce degree, Faculty of Business, Curtin University (July-October/2017 and July/2018).

Additional Professional Activities

  • Guest Editor (Materials Section): SOMChE2016
  • Reviewer (Journal), JOM -Springer/BEPAM-Emerald
  • Taskforce Member: (i) IMM Coating Fingerprint Committee, Malaysia; (ii) Nanotechnology Education Committee, ASTM, USA. 
  • Chair, Conferences/international seminars : DuraBi 2018, 9th SOMChe 2016, 7th ICMST, 4th ICAMT 2015 and CUTSE 2014.

 

Subjects Taught

  • Applied Thermodynamics 
  • Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Noise Control
  • Industrial Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Foundations- Design and Principles

Research Supervision

  • 1 PhD (Ongoing)
  • 1 MPhil (Completed)
  • 13 UG (Completed),  4 UG (Ongoing)

Publications

Patents

  1. Normah Mohd. Ghazali and Mahmood Anwar, 2009, “A Correlation between theoretical and operating resonance frequency for an Applied Thermoacoustic Refrigerator”, PI 2009 3857, Malaysia (Filled)

Journals

  1. Mas Ayu, S. Izman, R. Daud, A. Shah, Mahmood Anwar, G. Krishnamurithy, T. Kamarul, “In-Vitro Biocompatibility Study of Hydroxyapatite Coated On Co-Cr-Mo with Oxide Interlayer”, Jurnal Teknologi, Vol 80 (1), 35-42, 2018 (Scopus).

  2. Mohammad Asyraf, Mahmood Anwar, Law Ming Sheng, and Michael K. Danquah, “Recent Development of Nanomaterial-Doped Conductive Polymers”, JOM, The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Springer, Vol 69 (12), 2515-2523,2017 (IF: 1.798).

  3. Caleb Acquah, Michael K. Danquah, Charles K. S. Moy, Mahmood Anwar, and Clarence M. Ongkudon, “Thermogravimetric characterisation of ex situ polymethacrylate (EDMA-co-GMA) monoliths”, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Wiley, Vol 95 (7), 1345-1351,2017 (IF: 1.356).

  4. Caleb Acquah, Michael K. Danquah, Charles K. S. Moy, Mahmood Anwar, and Clarence M. Ongkudon, “Parametric investigation of polymethacrylate monolith synthesis and stability via thermogravimetric characterisation”, The Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, Wiley, Vol. 12: 352–364, 2017 (IF= 0.836).

  5. Mohd Rosdzimin Abdul Rahman, Kin Yuen Leong, Azam Che Idris, Mohd Rashdan Saad, Mahmood Anwar, “Numerical analysis of the forced convective heat transfer on Al2O3–Cu/water hybrid nanofluid”, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, Vol (52),no. 12, 2016 (IF: 1.04).

  6. Rahman MRA, Leong KY, Idris AC, Saad MR, Anwar M., “Nanofluid heat transfer between concentric independently rotating tubes with axial flow”. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 822(1): Article number 012034 (Thomson Reuters).

  7. Mohammad A, Mahmood A, Chin KT, Danquah MK, Van Stratan S., “Nano silver diffusion behaviour on conductive polymer during doping process for high voltage application.” IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 206 (2017) 012048. (Thomson Reuters).

  8. Rajamohan, G., Kumar, P., Anwar, M., Mohanraj, T. (2017) Analysis of solar water heater with parabolic dish concentrator and conical absorber, IOP Conference Series: materials Science and Engineering 206: Article number 012030. (Thomson Reuters).

  9. Mahmood Anwar, S. Izman, Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir, E. M. Nazim, Aini Abdul Kadir, M. Konneh and M.A. Hassan, “Elemental Diffusion Behaviour of Biomedical Grade Titanium Alloy Through Thermal Oxidation”, International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 819 (2016), pp.591-595.

  10. Yahaya, E. M. Nazim, M.H. Idris, M.S. Dambatta, Mahmood Anwar and S.Izman, “Thermal Response of Activated Charcoal Modified Investment Casting Alloy Moulds”, International Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1125 (2015), pp.181-185 (Scopus).

  11. Shah , S. Izman, Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir, H. Mas Ayu,Mahmood Anwar, and Azanizawati Ma’aram (2013), “Influence of Bias Voltage on Corrosion Resistance of TiN Coated on Biomedical TiZrNb alloy”, International Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 845 (2014), pp.436-440 (Scopus).    

  12. Izman , A. Shah , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir, E. M. Nazim ,Mahmood Anwar, and M. A. Hassan (2012), Effect of thermal oxidation temperature on rutile structure formation of biomedical TiZrNb alloy, International Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 393-395 ( 2012), pp.704-705 (Scopus).

  13. Izman , M. A. Hassan, Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir, M. R. Abdullah, Mahmood Anwar, A.Shah and R. Daud (2012), Effect Of Pretreatment Process On Thermal Oxidation Of Biomedical Grade Cobalt Based Alloy, International Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 399-401( 2012), pp.1564-1567 (Scopus).

  14. Izman , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir , Mahmood Anwar , E. M. Nazim, Adila Nalisa and M.Konneh, “Effect of carburization process on adhesion strength of Ti carbide layer on Titanium alloy substrate”, Intl. J. of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 197-198(2011),pp.219-224 (Scopus).

  15. Izman , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir , Mahmood Anwar , E. M. Nazim, L.Y. Kuan and E.K. Khor, “Effect of pickling process on adhesion strength of Ti oxide layer on Titanium alloy substrate”, Intl. J. of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 146-147 (2011), pp.1621-1630. (Scopus).

  16. M. Ghazalli, Mahmood Anwar and M.A. Settar, “Thermoacoustic Cooling with No Refrigerant”, Intl. Journal of Technology, 2011, Vol. 2 (3), Pages 234-241 (Scopus).

 Conference Proceedings

  1. Mohammad Asyraf, Mahmood Anwar, Scott Van Stratten, Sujan Debnath and Izman Sudin, “Temperature Effect on the Electrical Behaviour of Nanosilver Doped Conductive Polymer”, DuraBI 2018 (won the Best Paper Award), Sarawak, Malaysia.

  2. Mahmood Anwar, “Light Weight Radiation Shielding Material for Nuclear Disaster Management”, CARE-RISK 2015, KL, Malaysia.

  3. Izman , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir, Mahmood Anwar, E. M. Nazim , E. K. Khor and M. Konneh, “Effect of pickling and mechanical surface treatment methods on adhesion strength of Ti oxide layer formed on Titanium alloy substrate”, 34th International Electronic Manufacturing Technology Conference (IEMT2010), 30th Nov-2nd Dec, Melaka, Malaysia , 2010.

  4. Izman , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir , Mahmood Anwar , E. M. Nazim and  L.Y. Kuan, “Effect of pickling time on adhesion strength of ti oxide  layer on titanium alloy substrate”, 7th International  Materials Technology Conference and Exhibition(IMTCE 2010),13-16 June 2010,Sarawak , Malaysia.

  5. Izman , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir , Mahmood Anwar , E. M. Nazim and  T.H. Kiat, “Effective  etchant  of removing  graphite for recycling diamond coated tool”, 7th International  Materials Technology Conference and Exhibition(IMTCE 2010),13-16 June 2010,Sarawak , Malaysia. 

  6. Izman , Mohammed Rafiq Abdul-Kadir , E. M. Nazim , and  Mahmood Anwar , “Initial study on ultra-precision grinding performance of bondless and bonded diamond wheel”, 7th International  Materials Technology Conference and Exhibition(IMTCE 2010),13-16 June 2010, Sarawak , Malaysia.

  7. N.M. Ghazalli and Mahmood Anwar, “Counter-Top Thermoacoustic Refrigerator- An Experimental Investigation”, 10th Asian Intl. Conference on Fluid Machinery, Kuala Lumpur, October-2009, Malaysia.

  8. Kahar Osman1, Massharudin Su , Mohd Zamani Ngali and  Mahmood Anwar , “Thermal Optimization of Electronic Equipment: Form Factor Improvement”, 21th European Modeling and Simulation Symposium, November 2009, Greece.

  9. N.M. Ghazalli and Mahmood Anwar, “Thermoacoustic Cooling: Counter-Top Design and Fabrication”, CAFEO 27, 30 Nov-2nd Dec, 2009, Singapore.

Keynote/Invited Speaker

  1. Characterization of Zn and Non-Volatile Matter in Polymer Coating through EDS Method towards Coating Fingerprint Certificate, FPSS, IMTCE 2016, KL, Malaysia.

  2. International Professional Bodies: Membership That Matters, PGSS-FKM, UTM, 2015, Malaysia.

  3. Lightning Related Surge and Surge Protection Component: Current Challenges, OCIEBS, 2014, Singapore.

  4. 4. Hitachi High Voltage Component: A Major Breakthrough, BPC 2014, Singapore.

Student Projects

PhD
1. Prabhakar Kandasamy, Mechanical Performance of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposite. (ongoing)

MPhil
1. Mohammad Asyraf Bin Mohammad Hatta, Nano silver doped polymer conductor for high voltage application. (ongoing).

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