Sujan Debnath

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Dr. Sujan Debnath

PhD (Applied Mechanics & Heat Transfer), ME (Manufacturing), CEng MIMechE 

Associate Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2472 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-412 | Email: d.sujan@curtin.edu.my

Research Profiles: Scopus, Google Scholar

Research Interests: Polymer Green Composite Materials, Nano Polymer Composite, Composite Materials using Bio-Waste (Green Material), Advanced/Sustainable Metal Cutting, Thermal Management in Electronic Packaging, Origami inspired Folding Technique and Folding Design, Engineering Sustainable Development/Life Cycle Analysis

 

Dr. Sujan (CEng MIMechE) had joined Curtin University Malaysia in October 2008 as a Senior Lecturer and promoted to Associate Professor in 2013. He had served as the HOD of Mechanical Engineering from October 2014 to December 2017 in Curtin Malaysia. Dr. Sujan obtained his PhD Degree from the University of Science Malaysia in 2006 majoring applied mechanics and heat transfer with specific research focuses on interfacial thermal mismatch stress analysis in electronic packaging. Over the years, he has been working in the area of thermo-mechanical stress analysis, green composite materials, and polymer composite materials. Dr. Sujan has more than 80 publications in reputable international journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Sujan is a Registered/listed Level 1 supervisor in Curtin University, Australia for Doctoral and Master Thesis (PhD and Master).

 

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (12/2013 – Till date)
  • Head, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (10/2014 – 12/2017)
  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (10/2008 – 11/2013)
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia  (10/2006 – 10/2008)
  • Lecturer, Project Coordinator and Course Leader, Mechanical Engineering, Legenda Group of Colleges, BUTL, Mantin, Malaysia (Franchised with the Nottingham Trent University, UK) (06/1999 – 10/2006)
  • Lecturer, School of Engineering, Kolej Premier Yayasan Perak, Malaysia (Franchised with Liverpool John Moores University, UK) (01/1997 – 12/1998)

 

Fellowships, Awards, Certifications, Achievements and Appointments

  • Head, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (10/2014 – 12/2017)
  • Best paper awards “The effect of alkali treatment of OPKS filler on mechanical property of polyester-composite” IACSIT 2014 International conference in Malaysia.
  • Best paper award at 9th CUTSE international conference, Malaysia.
  • Best paper award at 5th ICMST international conference, Malaysia.
  • Bronze  award for our research project in International conference and Exhibition on Invention by Institution of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2017 ) in Malaysia.

 

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK)

 

Additional Professional Activities

  • Editor, Manufacturing Sciences & Technologies IX by Trans Tech Publications (9th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ICMST 2018).
  • Organizer and the Chair, the ICMST 2018 International conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to be held on 11-13th of August, 2018
  • Organizer and the Chair, the ICMST 2017 International conference, Hong Kong held on 23-25th of June, 2017 with the collaboration of the International Academy of Computer Technology (IACT)
  • Track Chair, Mechanical Engineering, 1st One Curtin Postgraduate Conference (OCPC2017, OCPC 2018)
  • Organizer and the Chair, the ICMST 2016 International conference, Sarawak, Malaysia to be held on 16-17th of July, 2016 with the collaboration of the International Academy of Computer Technology (IACT)
  • Co-Chair, the 6th International conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology (ICMST2015), Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, 1-2 June 2015.
  • Proceedings and Publication Committee Chairman, International Conference CUTSE 2014.
  • Programme Co-Chair, the 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology, ICMST2014, Sarawak, Malaysia on 7-8, June, 2014.
  • Programme Co-Chair, the 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology, ICMST2014, Sarawak, Malaysia on 7-8, June, 2014
  • Scientific committee member and reviewer, the 4th World Conference on Science and Technology Education (WorldSTE2013), 29 September to 3 October 2013 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Secretary, CUTSE2011 International Conference organized by Curtin Malaysia.
  • Secretary, CUTSE2009 International Conference organized by Curtin Malaysia.
  • Editor, Manufacturing Sciences & Technologies VII by Trans Tech Publications (Peer reviewed papers from the 2016 7th International Conference on Manufacturing Science & Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia)
  • Section Editor, International Journal of Engineering Materials and Manufacturing (IJEMM)

 

Subjects Taught

  • Materials Engineering
  • Advanced Strength of Materials 
  • Competitive Manufacturing Processes 
  • Manufacturing Process 
  • Engineering Sustainable Development 201
  • Engineering Fundamental Design and Process 100 

 

Research Supervision

  • 1 PhD (Completed), 3 PhD (Ongoing)
  • 1 MPhil (Completed), 4 MPhil (Ongoing)
  • 60 UG (Completed), 8 UG (Ongoing) 

 

Publications

Book(s)  

  • Sujan D. (2011) “THERMAL MISMATCH STRESSES in Electronic Packaging”, LAP-LAMBERT Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8465-0505-2

Book Chapter(s)  

  • Omid N. & Sujan D. (2016) “Natural fiber reinforced polymer composites”, Publisher: Wiley-VCH Veriag GmBH & Co. KGaA, of Boschstr, 12, 69469 Weinheim, Germany

 

Journals/ Conferences

2018:

  1. Omid Nabinejad, D Sujan, Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, Willey Yun Hsien Liew, Ian J Davies (2018) “Hybrid Composite Using Natural Filler and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs)” Applied Composite Materials, Springer (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 1.217)

  2. Nabinejad & D. Sujan. (2018) “Mechanical Performance and Moisture Absorption of Unidirectional Bamboo Fiber Polyester Composite”, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 911, pp. 88-94, 2018

  3. Mohammad Yeakub Ali, Md Abdul Maleque, Asfana Banu, Abdus Sabur, Sujan Debnath (2018) “Micro Electro Discharge Machining of Non-Conductive Ceramic”, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 911, pp. 20-27, 2018

2017

  1. Nabinejad, D Sujan, ME Rahman, IJ Davies (2017) “Effect of filler load on the curing behaviour and mechanical and thermal performance of wood flour filled thermoset composites” Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 164, pp. 1145-1156 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 5.715)

  2. Thet Tin Oo; Sujan Debnath (2017) “Application of carbon nanotubes in perovskite solar cells: A review” MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING CONFERENCE (MIMEC2017) , 2017, Vol.1902, p.020015 DOI: 10.1063/1.5010632 (ISI and SCOPUS indexed)

  3. Chien S.E.M., Reddy M.M., Lee V.C.C., and Sujan D. (2017) “The Study of Coated Carbide Ball End Milling Tools on Inconel 718 Using Numerical Simulation Analysis to Attain Cutting Force and Temperature Predictive Models at the Cutting Zone” Materials Science Forum, 882, pp. 28-35 (SCOPUS indexed)

  4. Omid, N., Sujan, D., Teh, J.Y., Willey, Y.H.L., Ian, J.D. (2017) “Influence of alkali treatment and nanoclay content on the properties of rice husk filled polyester composites” Materials Science Forum, 882, pp. 89-100. (SCOPUS indexed)

  5. Sumaiya Islam, Noman Khandoker, Mohamad Izham, Tengku Azizi and Sujan Debnath (2017) “Development of a Low Cost MQL Setup for Turning Operations” MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol.95, p.10004 DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/20179510004 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  6. Chien S.E.M., Reddy M.M., Lee V.C.C., and Sujan D. (2017) “The Study of Coated Carbide Ball End Milling Tools on Inconel 718 Using Numerical Simulation Analysis to Attain Cutting Force and Temperature Predictive Models at the Cutting Zone” Materials Science Forum, 882, pp. 28-35 (SCOPUS indexed)

  7. Omid, N., Sujan, D., Teh, J.Y., Willey, Y.H.L., Ian, J.D. (2017) “Influence of alkali treatment and nanoclay content on the properties of rice husk filled polyester composites” Materials Science Forum, 882, pp. 89-100. (SCOPUS indexed)

  8. Sumaiya Islam, Noman Khandoker, Mohamad Izham, Tengku Azizi and Sujan Debnath (2017) “Development of a Low Cost MQL Setup for Turning Operations” MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol.95, p.10004 DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/20179510004 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  9. Bapi Sarkar, Moola Mohan Reddy and Sujan Debnath (2017) “Effect of machining parameters on surface finish of Inconel 718 in end milling” MATEC web of conferences., 2017, Vol.95, p.02009 DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/20179502009 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  10. Yik Wan Pok, Sujan Debnath, Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, and Sharul Sham Dol (2017) “Effect of Bond Layer Properties to Thermo-Mechanical Stresses in Flip-Chip Packaging” MATEC Web of Conferences, 95, 01003 DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/20179501003 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  11. Omid Nabinejad, Sujan Debnath and Mohammad Mohsen Taheri (2017) “Oil Palm Fiber Vinylester Composite; Effect of bleaching treatment” Materials Science Forum, 882, pp. 43-50 (SCOPUS indexed)

  12. Sujan Debnath (2017) “Editorial Preface” Materials science forum. , 2017, Vol.882; Identifier: ISSN: 0255-5476 , 1662-9752; ISBN: 9783038357322 (SCOPUS)

  13. Sujan Debnath, Abdul Hamid Abdullah (2017) “Mechanical Performance of Cockle Shell Particles (CSP) and Oil Palm Fibre (OPF) Reinforced Epoxy Composite” International Journal of Engineering Materials and Manufacturing (IJEMM) (Non-indexed)

2016:

  1. Omid Nabinejad, Sujan, M. E. Rahman, Willey Y. H. Liew, Ian J. Davies (2016) “Mechanical and Thermal Characterization of Polyester Composite Containing Treated Wood Flour from Palm Oil Biomass” Polymer Composites, Wiley (in Press) (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 2.324)

  2. Sujan, M. M. Reddy and S. Y. Qua (2016) “Influence of cutting fluid conditions and cutting parameters on surface roughness and tool wear in turning process using Taguchi method” Measurement, Elsevier, Vol. 78, pp 111-119 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 2.359)

2015:

  1. Nabinejad, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, and Ian J. Davies (2015) “Determination of filler-content for natural filler polymer matrix composite by thermogravimetric analysis” Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer, Vol. 112, issue 1, pp 227-233 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 2.042)

  2. Nabinejad, D. Sujan, M. E. Rahman, and Ian J. Davies (2015) “Effect of oil palm shell powder on the mechanical performance and thermal stability of polyester composites” Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 05, pp 823-830 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 4.364)

  3. M. Reddy, A. Gorin, K.A. Abou-El-Hossein, D. Sujan (2015) “Modeling of Temperature Distribution when Machining Inconel 718 in Turning process” Power Electronics and Energy Engineering (ISI indexed)

  4. R. K. Fu, Z. Oo, D. Sujan (2015) “Microstructure analysis, physical and thermal properties of Al2O3-Al2TiO5 functionally graded ceramics for the application of car brake rotor” PERTANIKA JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES Vol. 23 (1) (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  5. Jaison Jeevanandam, Michael K. Danquah, Sujan Debnath, Venkata S. Meka and Yen San Chan (2015) “Opportunities for Nano-Formulations in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Treatments” Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 16(10): 853-870 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 2.459)

2014:

  1. 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 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 5.715)

  2. 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 (SCOPUS indexed)

  3. Ng Samuel, 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 (SCOPUS indexed)

  4. 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 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 4.364)

  5. 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 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.465-466.22 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  6. 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 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.845.81 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  7. G. Zewge, T. A. Lemma, A. A. Ibrahim, D. Sujan (2014) “modelling and simulation of a heat recovery steam generator using partially known design point data” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 845, pp 596-603 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.845.596  (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  8. 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 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.465-466.50 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  9. 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 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.773-774.242 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  10. 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 437-447 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.773-774.437 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

2013:

  1. 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 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 3.313)

  2. 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 (Non Indexed)

  3. 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 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.747.282 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  4. 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 (Non Indexed)

  5. 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) (Non Indexed)

  6. 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 (Non Indexed)

2012:

  1. Sujan, Z. Oo, M. E. Rahman, M. A. Maleque, C. K. Tan (2012) “Physio-mechanical properties of aluminium metal matrix composites reinforced with alumina and silicon carbide” International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol 6, pp 288-291 (Non Indexed)

  2. Sujan, C. W. Yeo, M. E. Rahman, M. M. Reddy, M. A. Maleque, M. Y. Ali (2012) “Aluminum-silicon carbide composites for enhanced physio-mechanical properties” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 576, pp. 370-373 (SCOPUS indexed)

  3. R. K. Fu, A Gorin, D. Sujan, Z Oo (2012) “On the problem of novel composite materials development for car brake rotor” International Journal of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Vol 6, pp 333-336 (Non Indexed)

  4. Arifutzzaman, M. A. Maleque, D. Sujan (2012) “The crystallinity and hardness properties of Al-Cu/SiCp new composite materials” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 576, pp. 450-453 (SCOPUS indexed)

  5. E. Rahman,  D. Sujan, V. Pakrashi, P. Fanning (2012) “A parametric study: Frame analysis method for masonry arch bridges”, International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol 6, pp 324-330 (Non Indexed)

  6. M. Reddy, A. Gorin, K.A. Abou-El-Hossein, D. Sujan (2012) “Tool wear analysis in end milling of advanced ceramics with TiAlN and TiN coated carbide inserts” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 576, pp. 76-79 (SCOPUS indexed)

2011:

  1. Sujan, M.E. Rahman, D. E Woldemichael, M. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu (2011), “Bi-layered model of interfacial thermal stresses with the effect of different temperatures in the layers” Journal of Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol 87, pp 63-70 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  2. Sujan, D. E Woldemichael, M. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu. (2011), “Effect of bond layer on bi-material assembly subjected to uniform temperature change” Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 133 / 041014-1(ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 1.402)

  3. E Woldemichael, M. H. Fakhruldin, D. Sujan (2011), “A Knowledge-Based Conceptual Design Support System” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 308-310, pp 1540-1545 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.308-310.1540 (ISI indexed)

  4. Sujan, M. V. V. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu, A. Y. Hassan. (2011) “Improved tri-layered interfacial stress model with the effect of different temperatures in the layers” Archive of Applied Mechanics, Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, Volume 81, Issue 5, Page 561 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed, IF 1.490)

2004-2010:

  1. Sujan, Z. Oo, M. V. V. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu. (2010) “Effect of different uniform temperature with thickness-wise linear temperature gradient on interfacial stresses of a bi-material assembly” American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 7(6), Science Publication, (ISSN 1546-9239) USA (Non Indexed)

  2. Sujan, M. V. V. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu (2008) “An improved closed-form solution for shearing and peeling Stresses of tri-material assembly in electronic packaging” International Microelectronics and Packaging Society-JMEP, Washington, DC 20002, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1st Qtr (SCOPUS indexed)

  3. Sujan, M. V. V. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu, A. Y. Hassan (2005) “Interfacial stresses in a trimaterial assembly subjected to different temperatures in the layers in electronic packaging” International Microelectronic & Packaging Society-JMEP, Washington, DC20002, Vol.2, No.3, 3rd Qtr (SCOPUS indexed)

  4. Sujan, M. V. V. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu, A. Y. Hassan (2005) “Engineering model for interfacial stresses of a heated bi-material structures with bond material used in electronic packaging” International Microelectronics and Packaging Society-JMEP, Washington, DC 20002, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2nd Qtr (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  5. Sujan, T. S. Sridhar, K. N. Seetharamu, M. V. V. Murthy, A. Y. Hassan (2006), “An Accurate Solution for Thermo-mechanical Stresses in Tri-Material Assembly in Electronic Packages” Electronic Materials and Packaging, 2006. EMAP 2006. International Conference on , 2006, p.1-8 DOI: 10.1109/EMAP.2006.4430598 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  6. Sujan, M. V. V. Murthy, K. N. Seetharamu, . Y. Hassan (2005), “Complete model for interfacial stresses of a two layered structure” 2005 International Conference on Thermal, Mechanical and Multiphysics Simulation and Experience in Micro-electronics and Micro-systems , 2005, Vol.2005, p.454-461 DOI: 10.1109/ESIME.2005.1502848 (ISI & SCOPUS indexed)

  7. Sujan (2004), “Engineering model for interfacial stresses of a Tri-material assembly with different temperaturesin the layers” Electronics packaging technology conference : proceedings of 6th Electronics Packaging Technology Conference : (EPTC 2004) : Identifier: ISBN: 9780780388215 , 0-7803-8821-6 (SCOPUS indexed)

 

Keynote/Invited Speaker

  • Keynote speaker, International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST2018), Malaysia. (in August 2018)

  • Keynote speaker, International Conference on Aeronautical, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AAME2018), Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, June 28-30, 2018. Title: Thermo-mechanical interfacial stress analysis in electronic packaging at different temperature conditions: Revisit Author’s work

  • Keynote speaker, 8th International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST2017), Hong Kong. Title: “Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites: Problems and Opportunities”.

  • Keynote speaker, International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST2016), Malaysia. Title: “Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites: Problems and Opportunities”.

  • Keynote speaker, 6th International conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology (ICMST2015), Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, 1-2 June 2015. Title: “Natural Fibre in Polymer Composites: Present Status and Future Opportunities”.

  • Keynote speaker, International Conference on Material Processing and Characterization (ICMPC2014, Elsevier Indexed), India. Title: “Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites: Problems and Opportunities”.

  • Invited Speaker for the Paper titled, “Closed Form Bi-Layered Interfacial Thermal Stress Model in Electronic Packaging” at International journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Characterization (IJAMMC2013) in India.

 

Research Grants and Consultancy Projects

2016:

  1. A mathematical model of a circular force transducer with uniform stress distribution, (Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS, amount RM59,400) Role: Co-investigator

2014:

  1. Enhancing Machinability of Nickel Super Alloys using Advanced Tools in End Milling Operation (Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS, amount RM113,400) Role: Co-investigator

  2. Performance of green composite material incorporating of cockle-shells and polypropylene fiber, (Curtin Sarawak Research Fund, CSRF)     Role: Co-Investigator

2013:

  1. Analytical and Numerical Approaches for Sustainable Bond Material Selection in Electronic Packaging Industry (Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS, amount RM43,000) (Completed) Role: Principal Investigator

  2. Development of Novel Hybrid Polymer Bio-composite materials using Sugarcane Bagasse, Rice Husk Ash, Nano-silica and C-S-H gel in  Epoxy matrix (Curtin Sarawak Collaborative Research Fund, CSCR , amount RM50,000) December  2013–Present Role: Principal Investigator

2012:

  1. Mechanical and wear Properties of nano-SiC filled natural cellulose reinforced epoxy based  eco-composites (Curtin Sarawak Cluster Research Fund, CSCRF) Role: Principle Investigator (Completed)

2007-2011:

  1. Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Parabolic Trough Collector for Steam Generation, Curtin Sarawak Research Fund (CSRF) (Completed) Role: Co-investigator

  2. Surface roughness measurement of turned parts using machine vision, Curtin Sarawak Research Fund (CSRF) November (Completed) Role: Co-investigator

  3. Alternative material for car gear rotor using Aluminium based metal matrix composites, Curtin Sarawak Research Fund (CSRF) Role: Principal Investigator

  4. Innovation design and fabrication of car gear rotor by using Al2TiO5 –based functional graded materials, Curtin Sarawak Collaborative Research (CSCR)  Role: Co-investigator

  5. A study on normal strength self-compacting concrete (SCC) using Rice Husk Ash (RHA) (Curtin Sarawak Research Fund). Role: Co-investigator

  6. Simulation and Actual Fabrication of SiC Reinforced Al-MMC Automatic Disc/Brake Rotor, 2007, Research Design & Development and Innovation Grant, Multimedia University. Role: Principle investigator

 

Student Projects

Postgraduate Supervision:

  • Omid Nabinejad (PhD): Green Polymer Composite Material using Oil Palm Kernel Shell and Fibers (Completed)

  • Kimberly Fu Ping Rong (MPhil): Study and Development of Novel Composite Materials for the Application of Car Brake Rotor (Completed)

  • Abdul Hamid Bin Abdullah (PhD): Utilization of Bio-Material Waste in Polymer Composite Applications (ongoing)

  • Bapi Sarkar (PhD): Experimental investigation on machinabilitty of inconel 718 for optimum tool wears (ongoing)

  • Kandasamy Prabhakar (PhD): Experimental in analysis of wear behaviour of polymer nanocomposites (ongoing)

  • Nor Hashimah Mohamad Zain (MPhil): Utilization of Agro-Industrial Waste in Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite Material (writing thesis)

  • Ai Ling Fong (MPhil): On Potential of Natural and Artificial Particulate Mixtures as Reinforcements in Hybrid Bio-Composites (final stage of submission)

  • Pok Yik Wan (MPhil): Optimization of Bond Material Thermo-Mechanical Parameters for Minimum Interfacial Stresses in Electronic Packaging (writing thesis)

  • Hoe Chen Hou (MPhil)The influence of tool vibration on machinability of Inconel 718 in end milling (final stage of submission)

  • Mohammad Asyraf bin Mohammad Hatta (MPhil) Nanosilver-Doped Polymer Conductor for High-Voltage Application (final stage of submission)

 

Undergraduate Final Year Research Projects Supervision:

On Polymer Composite Materials:

  1. Ni Jian Zhen, Sugar Cane Wastes (Bagasse) based Composites for Multipurpose Applications, 2012

  2. Lancaster Lanchong Anak Dirit, Properties of Aluminium metal Matrix Composites subjected to Temperature Changes, 2012

  3. Azmir Bin Azlan, Development of Sugar Cane Based Thermal Insulating Material, 2012

  4. Chu Wee Nguong Ryan, Mechanical and wear properties of natural fibre reinforced plastic, 2012

  5. Samuel Ng Boon Lee, Thermal and corrosion properties of nano-SiC filled natural cellulose reinforced epoxy based eco-composites, 2012

  6. Semin park, Characterization of sugar cane bagase reinforced polypropylene composites, 2013

  7. Teh Jia Ying, Mechanical and wear properties of natural fiber reinforced polypropylene composites, 2013

  8. Loh Yun Reng, Development and characterization of novel hybrid Polymer biocomposite materials using sugarcane bagasse, rice husk ash, nano-silica and calcium-silicate-hydrate in epoxy composites, 2013

  9. Wong Yung Zhou, Sonny, Polyethylene Terephthalate waste plastic reinforced with egg shell powder composites, 2014

  10. Mohammad Mohsen Taheri, Treatment of oil empty fruit Bunch (OPEFB) by extraction of cellulose to make green composite materials, 2014

  11. Lim Ing Hung, Mechanical and wear properties of oil palm cellulose fiber and nano clay reinforced Polyester Composites, 2014

  12. Sim Sheng Jie, Surface treatment of Oil Palm Fibre (OFB) and Palm Oil Empty Fruit Bunch (BOEFB) as a reinforcements in Bio Composite, 2014

  13. Wong Tze Wei, Mechanical performance of cockle shell powder and oil palm fiber reinforced epoxy composite, 2015

  14. Beh Jack Kai, Influence of alkali treatment and metal machining chips on mechanical behavior of bamboo fiber reinforced polymer composite, 2015

  15. Chong Sze Wui, Effect of nanoparticles on the wear behaviours of natural fiber polymer composite, 2015

  16. Mohammad Saiffudeen Bin Hamja Deen, The effects of sonication dispersion method on the properties of cockle shell powder filled epoxy composites, 2016

  17. Chooi Quiw Kien, Cockle shell powder filled thermoset composites, 2016

  18. Yap Tiong Li, Optimization of alkali treatment and curing temperature on the mechanical performance of sugarcane epoxy bio-composites by Tagichi method, 2016 (ongoing)

  19. Muhammad Jumasri B. Mohd. Tanizzi, Experimental and finite element approach for fracture toughness of Al-MMC composites, 2013

  20. Kong Sing Huk, Tribological properties of rice husk ash (RHA) reinforced aluminium metal matrix composites, 2013

  21. Thet Tin Oo, Effect of diluent on the rheological and mechanical properties of epoxy-carbon nanotubes composite, 2017

  22. Ching Wei Kai, Hybrid polymer composite using natural fiber and Nanoparticle, 2017

  23. Joshua Yoong tze Cherng, The wear and Mechanical performance studies of epoxy nano silica composite using sonication dispersion technique, 2017

  24. Felix Wong Wei Zie, Enhancing mechanical performance of bagasse fiber-epoxy composite by surface treatment (Ongoing)

  25. Tan Ke Khieng, Mechanical performance and statistical analysis of strain rate sensitivity of bagasse epoxy composites (ongoing)

On Metal Matrix Composite Materials:

  1. Sylvestor Ngilo Ipoi, Mechanical Properties Study of Aluminium Composite Materials for Airframe Application, 2010

  2. Audrey Ch’ng Hui Nee, Altermative Material for Car Gear rotor, 2010

  3. James Chai Chung Zeng, Mechanical and wear properties of SiC particulate reinforced Aluminium-based composite materials, 2011

  4. Yeo Chee Won, Fracture toughness and tensile properties of Silicon Carbide and Al2O3 particulate-reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites, 2011

  5. Ma Han Lung, Fracture toughness and tensile properties of Silicon Carbide and Al2O3 particulate-reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites, 2012

  6. Mohammad Nuruddin B. Zabidi Azhar, Properties of Aluminium – Fly Ash Composites using Stir Casting Method, 2012

On Thermal Management of Electronic packaging:

  1. Christopher Odeny, Thermo-mechanical Stress analysis of multi-Layered structures, 2009

  2. Luk Kuok Chii, Shearing and peeling stress analysis of chip-substrate assembly in electronic packaging using FEM, 2011

  3. Pang Xin Bin, Effect of Surrogate Bond Layer on Interfacial Stresses in Bi-Layered Assembly due to Thermal Mismatch, 2011

  4. Ting Ka Piaw, Thermal Stresses in Multi-Layered Assembly, 2012

  5. Rooney Hii Sieng Kiat, Interfacial shear stress analysis and condition of bow-free in multi-layered assembly, 2013

  6. Ting Siew Jie, Interfacial peeling stress analysis in electronic packaging, 2014

On Origami Design:

  1. Catherine Chia Mei meoy, Implementing Folding Technique in Solar Panel Packaging design, 2010

  2. Loh Jen Fei, Origami and its application in solar panel design, 2013

On Cutting tool theory:

  1. Qua Sok Yi, Effect of cutting fluid on surface roughness of End-Milled steel components, 2013

  2. Larry Wong Ching Wuk, Effect of oil as a cutting fluid on cutting forces, power, and surface roughness of end milled mild steel components, 2014

  3. Yii Yiang Kuang, Alumina nanoparticle enhanced distilled water MQL for milling AISI 1040 steel in clean manufacturing (Ongoing)

  4. Vince Ho Lip Gee, Investigation of machinability of minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) milling of AISI-1040 carbon steel with Al2O3-palm oil nanofluid (ongoing)

Others:

  1. Mohammed Taha Jumahir, User-Friendly wheelchair Design, 2010

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