Dr. Tony Hadibarata

Dr. Tony Hadibarata 
BSc, MSc, PhD (Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology), MEnvSci, CSci.
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Construction Engineering 

Contact Details
Telephone: + 60 85 630100 Extn: 2501
Location: Skylark 3 (SK3) Room 323
Email: hadibarata@curtin.edu.my 

Research Profile

Scopus Profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=16233109100

ResearcherID Profile: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-1670-2012

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3Ne0AhMAAAAJ&hl=en

ORCID Profile: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1060-994X

Mendeley Profile: https://www.mendeley.com/profiles/tony-hadibarata/

Research Interest

  • Environmental engineering
  • Bioremediation of toxic pollutants
  • Environmental chemistry, Microbiology, Toxicology
  • Water and wastewater treatment

Background

Dr. Tony Hadibarata is Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering Program, Department Civil and Construction Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Malaysia. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer in Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security (IPASA), Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Dr. Tony Hadibarata obtained his B.Sc. from Mulawarman University, Indonesia in 2001. In 2006, he completed his M.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology from Ehime University, Japan and obtained his PhD in 2009 from same University. He has strong research interest in the field of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Applied Microbiology, Enzyme Technology, Biodegradation and Bioremediation. At present, Dr. Tony Hadibarata has more than 100 scientific publications in journals and proceedings. He has awarded many grants from national and international organization.

Academic History

  • Ph.D. Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology (2009). Ehime University, Japan
  • M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology (2006). Ehime University, Japan
  • B.Sc. Forest Product Technology and Environmental Science (2001). Mulawarman University, Indonesia

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin Univerisity Maysia, February 2017 – present
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Engineering Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security, Research Institute for Sustainable Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malayisa  

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, The Institution of Environmental Science (UK)
  • Member, Chartered Scientist (CSci)

Professional Activities 

Editorial Board
  1. Journal of Applied Sciences
  2. Journal of Biological Sciences
  3. International Journal of Biological Chemistry
  4. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences
  5. Microbiology Journal
  6. Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  7. Indonesian Journal of Pharmacy
  8. Jurnal INTEK
Association  membership
  1. The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  2. Society of Applied Microbiology
  3. Japan Wood Research Society
  4. Indonesian Wood Research Society
  5. Malaysian Society of Microbiology
  6. Malaysian Society of Civil Engineering
Reviewing Journal
  1. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology
  2. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
  3. Desalination
  4. Journal of Environmental Sciences
  5. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution
  6. Pedhosphere
  7. Environmental Technology
  8. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  9. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
  10. American Chemical Science Journal
  11. Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  12. Journal of Environmental Management
  13. Journal of Hazardous Materials
  14. International Food Research Journal
  15. Central European Journal of Biology
  16. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  17. Chemosphere
  18. Bioresource Technology
  19. Chemical Engineering Journal
  20. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation
  21. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal
  22. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering
  23. International Research Journal of Public and Environmental Health
  24. Bioremediation Journal
  25. Particuology
  26. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering

Keynote/Invited Speaker 

  • Workshop on How to Write a Good Article for a Top International Journal and Proposal Writing for International Grant Practical-oriented trainings for New Researchers. Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, 15-16 August 2018, Bandung, Indonesia.
  • Simposium Cendekia Kelas Dunia 2019 (World Class Professor 2019), Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Indonesia, 19-25 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Workshop on International Journal Publication and International Grant Proposal Writing. Lhokseumawe State Polytechnic, 20-22 August 2019, Lhokseumawe, Indonesia.
  • Public Lecture: Role of fungi in biodegradation, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science Universitas Diponegoro, 17 September 2019, Semarang, Indonesia.
  • Keynote speaker: Occurrence, distribution and potential elimination of EDCs, The 5th International Conference on Tropical and Coastal Region Eco Development, 18 September 2019, Semarang, Indonesia.
  • Editorial Board Committee for International Symposium of Civil and Environmental Engineering (ISCEE 2018), 3th – 4th December 2018 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Co-Chair, Organizing committee in International Conference and Expo on Infrastructure and Construction , June 11-12, 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Hadibarata, T, Biotransformation Studies on Fluoranthene, a Four-ring Polycylic Aromatic Hydrocarbon, by White-Rot Fungus Armillaria sp. F022 presented at International Conference on Agro-industry: Competitive and Sustainable Agro-industry for Human Welfare, 24-25 November 2014, Eastparc Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Mechanism of triphenylmethane Cresol Red degradation by Trichoderma harzianum M06 presented at International Conference on Engineering and Technology 2015 November 11-12, 2015, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Cresol Red transformation by Absidia spinosa M15 presented at International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering and Management 2016, 13-14 September 2016, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Simposium Cendekia Kelas Dunia 2018 (World Class Professor 2018), Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Indonesia, 12-18 August 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Internal Appointment/ Committee

  • Scientific Committee of International Conference on Agro-industry: Competitive and Sustainable Agro-industry for Human Welfare, 24-25 November 2014, Eastparc Hotel, Yogyakarta,
  • Appointment as Evaluator of grant application in National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH), Hungary. Title: Comparative genetic characterization of pathogenicity and the plant cell wall degrading potential of two fungal species from the genus April 2015.
  • Appointment as Evaluator of grant application in The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). Title: Development of Noverl Peroxiadase-BAS. May 2017.
  • Appointment as a Committee Member in International Conference on Sustainable Development of Water and Environment(SDWE2018), Shenyang, China.
  • Appointment as a Committee Member in International Conference on Water Resource and
    Environment (WRE 2018), July 17th to 21st, 2018, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Subject Taught

  • Green Engineering, Principles and Application
  • Groundwater Contamination
  • Environmental Engineering Analysis
  • Environmental Sustainable Development 
  • Environmental Engineering Research Project

Supervision

1 Post-doc (Completed), 3 PhD (Completed), 4 PhD (Ongoing), 13 Master (Completed), 3 Master (Ongoing), 19 UG (Completed), 7 UG (Ongoing)

Journal Publications

2020

  1. Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, Risky Ayu Kristanti, Michihiko Ike, Masashi Kuroda, Tony Hadibarata (2020) Occurrence and distribution of estrogenic chemicals in river waters of Malaysia. Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences. Scopus SJR Q4.
  2. Risky Ayu Kristanti, Tony Hadibarata, Ayman Abdelghfar Hamed, (2020) Occurrene of endocrine-disruptive chemicals (EDCs) in river water and sediment of the Mahakam River. Journal of Water and Health. JCR Q3. Impact Factor 1.683
  3. Soo Hooi Awa, Tony Hadibarata (2020) Removal of heavy metals in contaminated soil by phytoremediation mechanism: A review. Water Air Soil Pollution. 231:46 JCR Q3 Impact Factor 1.774.
  4. Muhammad Noer Fajar, Endarko Endarko, Agus Rubiyanto, Nik Ahmad Nizam Nik Malek, Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin (2020). A green deposition method of silver nanoparticles on textiles and their antifungal activityA green deposition method of silver nanoparticles on textiles and their antifungal activity. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry 10(10; 4902-4907.
  5. Kevin Beng Kieng Lau, Tony Hadibarata, Elwina Eliwina, Ratni Dewi, Abdulaziz A. Al Sahil, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi (2020). Reactive dyes adsorption via Citrus hystrix peel powder and Zea mays cob powder: characterization, isotherm and kinetic studies. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry 10(1): 4803-4810. Scopus SJR Q4.
  6. Fatin Izzaidah Anuar, Tony Hadibarata, Muhammad Syafrudin, Zahra Fona (2020). Adsorption of azo and anthraquinone dye by using watermelon peel powder and corn peel powder: Equilibrium and kinetic studies. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry. 10(1): 4774-4779. Scopus SJR Q4.
  7. Shivashanggeeta Kanthasamy, Tony Hadibarata, Topik Hidayat, Saud A. Alamri, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi (2020) Adsorption of azo and anthraquinone dye by using watermelon peel powder and corn peel powder: Equilibrium and kinetic studies. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry. 10(1): 4706-4713. Scopus SJR Q4.

2019

  1. Suhair Omar, Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Lee Te Chuan, Tony Hadibarata, Zee Chuang Teh (2019) A Review on Lead Sources, Occurrences, Health Effects, and Treatment using Hydroxyapatite (HAp) Adsorbent Made from Fish Waste. Water, Air Soil Pollution. 230 (12): 275. JCR Q3 Impact Factor 1.774.
  2. Tony Hadibarata, Rubiyatno Rubiyatno (2019 Active Learning Strategies in the Environmental Engineering Course: A Case Study at Curtin University Malaysia. Jurnal Pendidikan IPA Indonesia 8(4): 456-463. SCOPUS Q3.
  3. Sa’diah Salim, Tony Hadibarata, Elwina Elwina, Ratni Dewi, Ibrahim A. Alaraidh, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Abdulaziz A. Alsahli (2019) Development of activated carbon from Eichhornia Crassipes via chemical activation and its application to remove a synthetic dye. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry 9(5), 4394-4400. Scopus SJR Q4.
  4. Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin, Ayman A. Ghfar (2019) Abundance and distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediments of the Mahakam River. Marine Pollution Bulletin 149: 110650. JCR Q1. Impact Factor 3.782.
  5. Tony Hadibarata (2019) Teaching green engineering principles and application through active learning. International Journal of Indonesian Education and Teaching. 3(2): 194-203.
  6. Ismalianto Isia, Tony Hadibarata, Ajeng Arum Sari, Dunia A. Al Farraj, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Manal M. Al Khulaifi (2019) Potential use of a pathogenic yeast Pichia kluyveri FM012 for degradation of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). Water, Air Soil Pollution. 230,221. JCR Q3 Impact Factor 1.774.
  7. Ajeng Arum Sari, Tony Hadibarata, Ummu Hanifah, Ahmad Randy, Feni Amriani, Puspa Dewi N. Lotulung, Hasbi Yasin, Asep Saefumillah, Muhammad Ilyas (2019) Bioethanol mill wastewater purification by combination of coagulation-flocculation and microbial treatment of Trametes versicolor INACC F200. Water, Air Soil Pollution. 230, 224. JCR Q3 Impact Factor 1.774.
  8. Ashraf Abdel-Fattah Mostafa, Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al-Askar, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Tony Hadibarata, Adhi Yuniarto, Achmad Syafiuddin (2019) Decolorization and Biotransformation Pathway of Textile Dye by Cylindrocephalum Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. 42(9), 1483-1494. JCR Q2 Impact Factor 2.1.
  9. Risky Ayu Kristanti, Tony Hadibarata, Hamad M.S. Al Qahtani (2019) Adsorption of bisphenol A on oil palm biomass activated carbon: characterization, isotherm, kinetic and thermodynamic studies, Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry 9(5), 4217 – 4224. Scopus SJR Q4.
  10. Fatin Izzaidah Anuar, Tony Hadibarata, Muryanto, Adhi Yuniarto, Didik Priyandoko, Ajeng Arum Sari (2019) Innovative chemically modified biosorbent for removal of procion red, International Journal of Technology, 10(4), 776-786. Scopus SJR Q2.
  11. Achmad Syafiuddin, Tony Hadibarata, Adhi Yuniarto, Tay Ai Chen, Salar K Ali, Topik Hidayat (2019) Kinetic and isotherm studies of adsorption processes in the removal of reactive dyes from aqueous solutions. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 495:012062.
  12. Normaizatul Akmar Rahmat, Tony Hadibarata, Adhi Yuniarto, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh and Achmad Syafiuddin (2019) Isotherm and kinetics studies for the adsorption of bisphenol A from aqueous solution by activated carbon of Musa acuminate. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 495:012059.
  13. Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, Tony Hadibarata, Adhi Yuniarto, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh and Achmad Syafiuddin (2019) Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic analysis petroleum oil adsorption from aqueous solution by magnetic activated carbon. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 495:012060.
  14. Annisa Nurul Aini, Dunia Abdulaziz Al Farraj, Endarko Endarko, Agus Rubiyanto, Hadi Nur, Manal Mohammed Al Khulaifi, Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin (2019) A new green method for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial activities against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. 66:705–712. JCR Q3 Impact Factor 0.935.
  15. Tony Hadibarata, Adhi Yuniarto, Achmad Syafiuddin, Hertien Koosbandiah Surtikanti, Dunia A. Al Farraj, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Manal M. Al Khulaifi (2019) Characterization of pyrene and chrysene degradation by halophilic Hortaea B15. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. 42:963–969. JCR Q2 Impact Factor 2.1.
  16. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Razman Salim, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh, Adhi Yuniarto (2019) Removal of Silver Nanoparticles from Water Environment: Experimental, Mathematical Formulation, and Cost Analysis. Water, Air Soil Pollution, 230:102. JCR Q3 Impact Factor 1.774.
  17. Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, A.S.M.S Uddin, Islam, Tony Hadibarata, Salmiati, Azmi Aris (2019) Oil Spill Remediation by Adsorption Using Two Forms of Activated Carbon in Marine Environment. Proceedings – 2018 International Conference on Computing, Electronics and Communications Engineering, ICCECE 8659202: 162-167. SCOPUS.
  18. Dunia Abdulaziz Al Farraj, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Manal Mohammed Al Khulaifi, Tony Hadibarata, Adhi Yuniarto, Achmad Syafiuddin (2019) Biotransformation and detoxification of reactive Solvent Green 3 dye using by halophilic Hortaea, International Biodeterioration Biodegradation, 140:72-77. JCR Q1 Impact Factor 3.562.
2018
  1. Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin (2018) Assessment type in enhancing learning experience for engineering student. Journal of Mathematics and Science Teaching. DOI: 10.18269/jpmipa.v23i1.8930
  2. Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, Mohd Azlan Bin Ahmad, Tony Hadibarata, Salmiati, Azmi Aris (2018) Bioremediation of Diesel Oil Spill by Filamentous Fungus Trichoderma reesei H002 in Aquatic Environment. International Journal of Integrated Engineering. 10: 14-19. SCOPUS
  3. Risky Ayu Kristanti, Tony Hadibarata, Dunia A. Al Farraj, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Roua M. Alkufeidy (2018) Biodegradation Mechanism of Phenanthrene by Halophilic Hortaea sp. B15 Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 229:324.
  4. Nor Khoriha Eliysa Mohd Khori, Tony Hadibarata, Mohamed S. Elshikh, Al- Ghamdi Abdullah Ahmed, Salmiati, Zulkifli Yusop (2018) Triclosan removal by adsorption of using waste biomass activated carbon: isotherms and kinetics studies. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. 65: 951-959. Impact Factor 0.935.
  5. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Nuramidah Hamidon, Mohd Razman Salim, Zulkifli Yusop, Woei Jye Lau, Tony Hadibarata (2018) Response surface methodology for modelling bisphenol A removal using ultrafiltration membrane system. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 229(7):222.
  6. Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, Mohd Azlan Bin Ahmad, Tony Hadibarata, Salmiati, Azmi Aris (2018) Bioremediation of Diesel Oil Spill by Filamentous Fungus Trichoderma reesei H002 in Aquatic Environment. International Journal of Integrated Engineering. ACCEPTED.
  7. Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin, Rubiyatno (2018) Biodegradation of Mordant Orange-1 Using Newly Isolated Strain Trichoderma harzianum RY44 and Its Metabolite Appraisal. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. doi.org/10.1007/s00449-018-1897-0. Impact Factor 1.870.
  8. Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, Nurmia Habba, Tony Hadibarata (2018) Adsorption study of Procion Red MX-5B and Crystal Violet Dyes from aqueous solution onto corncob activated carbon. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. DOI:10.1002/jccs.201700242. Impact Factor 0.935.
  9. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh, Mohd Razman Salim (2018) Novel Weed-Extracted Silver Nanoparticles and Their Antibacterial Appraisal Against a Rare Bacterium from River and Sewage Treatment Plan. Nanomaterials. 8: 9. Impact Factor 3.553.
  10. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh, Mohd Razman Salim, and Muhammad Abbas Ahmad Zaini (2018) Silver Nanoparticles in the Water Environment in Malaysia: Inspection, characterization, removal, modeling, and future perspective. Scientific Report. 8: 986. Impact Factor 4.259.
2017
  1. Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin, Nur Farhan Zon, Salmiati (2017) Photodegradation of methylene blue and phenol under visible light applying nitrogen and sulphur co-doped TiO2 catalyst. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. 64, 1333–1339. Impact Factor 0.935.
  2. Ameer Badr Khudhair, Tony Hadibarata, Hesam Kamyab, Risky Ayu Kristanti (2017) Biotransformation of pyrene by Candida sp. S1 under high salinity conditions Water Air and Soil Pollution. ACCEPTED. Impact Factor 1.551.

  3. Ajeng Arum Sari, Feni Amriani, Muryanto Muryanto, Evi Triwulandari, Vera Barlianti, Puspa Lotulung, Yanni Sudiyani, Tony Hadibarata (2017) Mechanism, Adsorption kinetics and applications of carbonaceous adsorbents derived from black liquor sludge. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. DOI.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2017.05.008. Impact Factor 2.848.

  4. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Razman Salim, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh, Ajeng Arum Sari, (2017) A Purely Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Carica papaya, Manihot esculenta and Morinda citrifolia: Synthesis and Antibacterial Evaluations Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. DOI 10.1007/s00449-017-1793-z. Impact Factor 1.901.

  5. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Mohd Razman Salima, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh, Tony Hadibarata, Hadi Nur (2017) Review of Silver Nanoparticles: Research Trends, Global Consumptions, Synthesis, Properties, and Future Challenges. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. DOI:10.1002/jccs.201700067. Impact Factor 0.879.

  6. Liyana Amalina Adnan, Palanivel Sathishkumar, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Tony Hadibarata, Fuad Ameen (2017) Rapid bioremediation of Alizarin Red S and Quinizarine Green SS dyes using Trichoderma lixii F21 mediated by biosorption and enzymatic processes. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. 40:85-97. Impact Factor 1.901.

2016
  1. Ajeng Arum Sari, Sanro Tachibana, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Effects of Mediators for Ligninolytic Enzyme Production and Kinetic Studies on Degradation of Pentachlorobenzene by Trametes versicolor Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 227(9):317: 1-10. Impact Factor 1.551.
  1. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Mohd Razman Salim, Woei Jye Lau, Zulkifli Yusop, Tony Hadibarata (2016) The removal of bisphenol A in water treatment plant using ultrafiltration membrane Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 227(7):250, 1-12. Impact Factor 1.551.
  1. Zainab Mat Lazim, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Ligninolytic fungus Polyporus S133 mediated metabolic degradation of fluorene. Brazillian Journal of Microbiology. 47: 610–616. Impact Factor 1.173.
  1. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Mohd Razman Salim, W.J. Lau, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Removal of Bisphenol A by Adsorption Mechanism of PES-SiO2 Composite Membranes. Environmental 37(15): 1955-1969. Impact Factor 1.560
  1. Risky Ayu Kristanti, Mohamad Khairul Ariffin Kamisan, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Treatability of methylene blue solution by adsorption process using Neobalanocarpus hepmii and Capsicum Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 227(5):134, 1-7. Impact Factor 1.551.
  1. Ajeng Arum Sari, Sanro Tachibana, Muryanto, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Development of bioreactor systems for decolorization of Reactive Green 19 using white rot fungus. Desalination and Water 57(15): 7029-7039. Impact Factor 1.173.
  1. Liyana Amalina Adnan, Tony Hadibarata, Palanivel Sathishkumar, and Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff (2016) Biodegradation pathway of Acid Red 27 by white-rot fungus Armillaria F022 and phytotoxicity evaluation. Clean Air Soil Water. 44 (3): 219-324. Impact factor 1.945.
  1. Palanivel Sathishkumar, Krishnan Vennila, Rajarajeswaran Jayakumar, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Tony Hadibarata, Thayumanavan Palvannan (2016) Phyto-synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Alternanthera tenella leaf extract: an effective inhibitor for the migration of human breast adenocarcinoma (MCF-7) cells. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. 39(4): 651-659. Impact Factor 997.
  1. Normaizatul Akmar Rahmat, Aili Aqilah Ali, Risky Ayu Kristanti, Salmiati, Mimi Suliza Muhammad, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Removal of Remazol Brilliant Blue R from aqueous solution by adsorption using pineapple leaves powder and lime peels powder Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 227(4):105, 1-11. Impact Factor 554.
  1. Risky Ayu Kristanti, Meor Mohd Fikri Ahmad Zubir, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Biotransformation studies of Cresol Red by Absidia spinosa Journal of Environmental Management. 172, 107-111. Impact Factor 2.723.
  1. Bunrith Seng, Risky Ayu Kristanti, Tony Hadibarata, Kimiaki Hirayama, Keiko Katayama- Hirayama, Hidehiro Kaneko (2016) Mathematical model of organic substrate degradation in solid waste windrow composting. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineerin 39(1): 81-94. Impact Factor 997.
  1. Riry Wirasnita, Tony Hadibarata (2016) Potential of a white-rot fungus Pleurotus Pulmonarius F043 for degradation and transformation of fluoranthene. Phedosphere 26(1): 49–54. Impact Factor 500.

2015

  1. Risky Ayu Kristanti, Tony Hadibarata (2015) Biodegradation and identification of transformation products of fluorene by ascomycete fungus. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 226(12):406, 1-6. Impact Factor 554.
  1. Nurafifah Mohd Nor, Tony Hadibarata, Meor Mohd Fikri Ahmad Zubir, Zainab Mat Lazim, Liyana Amalina Adnan, Mohamad Ali Fulazzaky (2015) Mechanism of triphenylmethane Cresol Red degradation by Trichoderma harzianum Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. 38(11):2167–2175. Impact Factor 1.997.
  1. Liyana Amalina Adnan, Palanivel Sathishkumar, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Tony Hadibarata (2015) Metabolites characterisation of laccase mediated Reactive Black 5 biodegradation by fast growing ascomycete fungus Trichoderma atroviride International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 104: 274-282. Impact factor 2.131.
  1. Zainab Mat Lazim, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Hafiz Puteh, Zulkifli Yusop, Riry Wirasnita, Nurafifah Mohd Nor (2015). Utilization of Durian Peel as Potential adsorbent for Bisphenol A Removal in Aquoeus Jurnal Teknologi. 74(11): 109–115. SCOPUS.
  1. Nurafifah Mohd Nor, Tony Hadibarata, Zulkifli Yusop, Zainab Mat Lazim (2015) Removal Of Brilliant Green and Procion red Dyes From Aqueous Solution by Adsorption Using Selected Agricultural Jurnal Teknologi. 74(11): 117–122. SCOPUS.
  1. Zainab Mat Lazim, Elina Mazuin, Tony Hadibarata, Zulkifli Yusop. 2015. The Removal of Methylene Blue and Remazol Brilliant Blue R Dyes by Using Orange Peel and Spent Tea Leaves. Jurnal Teknologi. 74(11): 129–135.
  1. Zainab Mat Lazim, Nur Syazlin Zulkifli, Tony Hadibarata, Zulkifli Yusop. 2015. Removal Of Cresol Red And Reactive Black 5 Dyes By Using Spent Tea Leaves And Sugarcane Baggase Jurnal Teknologi. 74(11): 147–151. SCOPUS.
  1. Riry Wirasnita, Tony Hadibarata, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Zainab Mat Lazim. 2015. Preparation and Characterization Of Activated Carbon From Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Wastes Using Zinc Jurnal Teknologi. 74(11): 77–81. SCOPUS.
  1. Ameer Badr Khudhair, Mutah Musa, Mohamad Salman Mohd Jaafar, Tony Hadibarata (2015) Cresol red dye removal using recycled waste tire rubber. International Journal of Engineering Research in 16: 57-63. SCOPUS.
  1. Ameer Badr Khudhair, Tony Hadibarata, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Zee Chuang Teh, Liyana Amalina Adnan, Hesam Kamyab (2015) Pyrene metabolism by new species isolated from soil Rhizocotonia zeae Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 226:186, 1-8. Impact Factor 1.554.
  1. Palanivel Sathishkumar, Sundaresan Hamalatha, Mani Arulkumar, Rajagounder Ravikumar, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Tony Hadibarata, and Thayumanavan Palvannan (2015) Curcuminoids extraction from turmeric (curcuma longa ): Efficacy of bromine modified curcuminoids against food spoilage flora. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 39(3):325 – 333. Impact Factor 0.741.
  1. Sundaram Sornambikai, Jagannathan Madhanagopal, Mohammed Rafiq Abdul Kadir, Palanivel Sathishkumar, Tony Hadibarata and Abdul Rahim Mohammed Yusoff (2015) A new electro-generated o-dianisidine derivative stabilized MWCNT-modified GCE for low potential gallic acid RSC Advances. 5(57): 45996 – 46006. Impact factor 3.840.
  1. Palanivel Sathishkumar, Mani Arulkumar, Veeramuthu Ashokkumar, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Kumarasamy Murugesan, Thayumanavan Palvannan, Zainal Salam, Farid Nasir Ani, Tony Hadibarata (2015) Modified phyto-waste Terminalia catappa fruit shell: A reusable adsorbent for the removal of micropollutant diclofenac. RSC Advances. 5:30950–30962. Impact factor 840.
  1. Tony Hadibarata, Risky Ayu Kristanti (2015) Biotransformation Studies on Fluoranthene, a Four-ring Polycylic Aromatic Hydrocarbon, by White-Rot Fungus Armillaria F022. Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia, 3: 45 – 50. SCOPUS
  1. Ameer Badr Khudhair, Tony Hadibarata, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff (2015) Decolorization of reactive dyes by consortiums of bacteria and Malaysian Journal of Civil Engineering 27 Special Issue (1):185-196.
  1. Zainab Mat Lazim, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Hafiz Puteh, Zulkifli Yusop (2015) Adsorption characteristics of Bisphenol A onto low cost modified phyto-waste material in aqueous solution. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 226:34, 1-11. Impact Factor 554.
  1. Ashokkumar Veeramuthu, Zainal Salam, Palanivel Sathishkumar, Tony Hadibarata, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Farid Nasir Ani (2015) Exploration of fast growing Botryococcus sudeticus for upstream and downstream process in sustainable biofuels Journal of Cleaner Protection. 92: 162-167. Impact factor 3.844.

Proceedings/ Conference Publications

1. Postgraduate Conference on Protection of Drinking Water for Society: Source Abstraction and Treatment. 10-11 February 2015. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Utilization of Durian Peel as Potential adsorbent for Bisphenol A Removal in Aquoeus Solution (Zainab Mat Lazim, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Hafiz Puteh, Zulkifli Yusop)
  • Preparation And Characterization Of Activated Carbon From Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Wastes Using Zinc Chloride (Riry Wirasnita, Tony Hadibarata, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff).

2. The 2nd IWA Malaysia Young Water Professional Conference. 17-20 March 2015, Vivatel Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Orange Peel and Spent Tea Leaves Adsorption Characteristics for Removal of Methylene Blue and Remozal Brilliant Blue R from Aqueous Solution (Riry Wirasnita, Tony Hadibarata)

3. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2015 (WET2015). 5-6 August 2015, Nihon University, Tokyo,

  • Assesment of the biosorption characteristics of Trichoderma Koningiopsis W14 for decolorization of Remazol Brilliant Blue R (RBBR) dye (Nurafifah Mohd Nor, Tony Hadibarata)
  • Biodegradation pathway of non-polar anthraquinone dye, Solvent Green 3 by fungal microorganism, Hypocrea lixii F21 (Liyana Amalina Adnan, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, Tony Hadibarata, Palanivel Sathiskumar)
  • Removal of Bisphenol A (BPA) from aqueous solution by adsoprtion onto coconut bunch and banana bunch (Zainab Mat Lazim, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Hafiz Puteh, Zulkifli Yusop)

4. Water Security Conference 10-11 May 2016, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Nibong Tebal, Penang Malaysia – Adsorption of triclosan in aqueous solution by activated carbon of coconut pulp waste (Nor Khoriha Eliysa Mohd Khori, Tony Hadibarata)

5. The Fifth International Conference on Environmental Engineering (ICoEE2017). 24 October, 2017. Institute Teknologi Sepuluh November, Surabaya, Indonesia. – Application of selective biomass porous sorbent materialson Brilliant Blue G adsorption (Nor Khoriha Eliysa Mohd Khori, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata).

6. Young Researchers for Water and Environmental Engineering Symposium 2017. October 21, 2017. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Port Dickson, Malaysia. – Treatment of Diesel Fuel Spill by Adsorption Technique using Magnetic Activated Carbon from Agricultural Waste (Tasnia Nazifa, Tony Hadibarata, Salmiati, Azmi Aris)

7. The 3rd International Materials, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Conference (MIMEC2017). 6 – 8 December 2017. Miri, Malaysia. – Adsorption of Malachite Green G and Reactive Red 2 Dyes from Aqueous Solution Using Bamboo Stem Activated Carbon: Kinetic and Equilibrium Investigations (Achmad Syafiuddin, Shamira Sharmin Mohd Zali and Tony Hadibarata).

8. 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Technologies and Social Sciences (ICETS-2018). April 6-8, 2018. Johor Bahru, Malaysia. – Oil Spill Remediation Using Activated Carbon and Magnetically Modified Activated
Carbon in Marine Environment (Tasnia Nazifa, Tony Hadibarata, Salmiati)

9. 2nd International Conference on Green Energy and Applications (ICGEA 2018). March 24-26, 2018. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. – Fast and Efficient Removal of Oil from Water Surface Through Activated Carbon and Iron Oxide-Magnetic Nanocomposite (Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, A.S.M Shanawaz Uddin, Rashidul Islam, Tony Hadibarata, Salmiati Salmiati and Azmi Aris)

10. CUTSE 2018. November 27-28, 2018. Curtin University, Malaysia. – Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic analysis petroleum oil adsorption from aqueous solution by magnetic activated carbon (Tasnia Hassan Nazifa, Tony Hadibarata, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh), Equilibrium isotherm and kinetics studies for the sorption of bisphenol A from aqueous solution by activated carbon of banana fronds (Musa acuminata)(Normaizatul Akmar Rahmat, Tony Hadibarata, Achmad Syafiuddin, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh), Kinetic and isotherm studies of adsorption processes in the removal of reactive dyes from aqueous solutions (Achmad Syafiuddin, Tony Hadibarata, Tay Ai Chen, Salar Kadhum Ali)

11. OCPC 2018. November 27-28, 2018. Curtin University, Malaysia. Adsorption characteristic of Remazol Brilliant Violet 5R and Remozal Brilliant Blue R dyes into Watermelon Peel and Corn Peel in aqueous solution (Shivashanggeeta Kanthasamy, Tony Hadibarata)

12. International Conference on Environmental Sustainability and Resource Security (IC-ENSURES 2019), 5-6 November 2019, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Trichlosan removal by combination of waste biomass activated carbon and nylon 6,6 membrane (Nor Khoriha Eliysa Mohd Khori, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Zulkifli Yusop)  

Books

  1. Tony Hadibarata (2012). Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fungi. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG. ISBN 978-3-8473-1967-2

Book Chapters

  1. Tropical Woods: Properties and Utilizations, Gajah Mada University Press, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. ISBN 9794205834. An Analysis of Nutrient Content and Characteristics of Adhesive Industrial Liquid Waste in Order to Prevent Contamination of The Aquatic Environment p. 339-343
  1. Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Symposium on Environmental Science-Environmental Research in Asia. ISBN 978-4-88704-148-6.
  • Identification of Phenanthrene Metabolites Produced by Polyporus S133. pp., 293- 299.
  • Enhanced chrysene biodegradation by Polyporus S133 in presence of a synthetic surfactant. pp. 301-308.
  • Oxidative Degradation of Benzo[a]pyrene by the Ligninolytic Fungi. 309-316.
  • Microbial Degradation of Crude Oil by Fungi Pre-Grown on Wood Meal. 317-322.
  • Microbial Degradation of n-Eicosane by Filamentous Fungi. 323-329.

Patent

  1. JP2009166027-A. Purifying oil-polluted soil. Comprises adding S133 strain (NITE P-461) to the oil-polluted soil.
  2. PT/4997/UTM/14. Eco-friendly decolorization and biodegradation of mordant orange-1 by newly isolated Acremonium spinosum RY42. Patent pending.
  3. PT/5022/UTM/14. Eco-friendly biodegradation of pyrene by Rhizoctonia Zaea SOL3. Patent pending.

Research Funding

INTERNATIONAL  GRANT

  1. Project Leader. The study of white-rot fungi biodiversity in National Parks of Sarawak, Malaysia. Nagao Natural Environmental Foundation, Japan. Nov 2017 – October 2018. JPY497,000. Completed.
  2. Project Leader. Characterization of magnetic enzyme activated carbon (Magnezyme) for effective removal of oil spills. TWAS-COMSTECH Research Grants, Italy. Dec 2017 – May 2019. USD5,670. In Progress.
  3. Principle Collaborator. Impact of Climate Change on the Integrated Flood Vulnerability Index of Hilly terrain, ASEAN-India Collaborative R&D grant (IIT Guwahati, Curtin Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Brunei). Feb 2019 – Jan 2021. Ref No: 182018000059. INR 2,898,000. In Progress.

SARAWAK GOVERNMENT

  1. Researcher. MySaBRIX: App based Brix refractometer to measure brix index of fruits and vegetables in Sarawak. 2019-2020. RM150,000. In Progress

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION – E-Science FUND

  1. Project Leader. Development of Polycylic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) degradation method using consortium of crude enzyme isolated from fungus and earthworm (Eisenia fetida). Vote 4S110. August 2014 – January 2017. MYR 146,700 / USD45,690. Completed.

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION – PROTOTYPE RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (PRGS FUND)

  1. Project Leader. Development of ligninolytic enzyme on core-shell nanocomposites for ecofriendly oil spills removal. Vote. September 2016 – August 2018. MYR95,000 / USD23,300. In progress

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION – FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS FUND)

  1. Researcher. Study of Novel Banana Blossom Peels (Musa acuminata Colla) Adsorbent for the Removal of Manganese in Surface Water. MYR 102,971. In Progress.
  2. Researcher. Mechanistic study on the formation of facile self-assembly magnetic enzyme-inorganic hybrid nanoflowers biocatalyst. MYR 110,900. In Progress
  3. Project Leader. Characterization of the structural transformations of brominated and organophosphorus flame retardants by fungal enzymatic process. Vote. 4F813. August 2016 – July MYR 85,500 / USD 21,370. In progress.
  4. Project Leader. Molecular structural transformation of organochlorine and organobromine catalyzed by lignin-metabolizing enzymes secreted from basidiomycetes Vote 4F465. July 2014 – June 2016. MYR 97,200 / USD 30,270. In progress.
  5. Evaluation on the fate and transport behavior mechanisms of nanosilver particles in the water environment. Vote 4F619; Dec 2014 – Nov 2016. MYR 102,000 / USD 31770. In progress.
  6. Characterization of the stereochemical transformation of reactive azo, anthraquinone and triazine dye catalyzed by ligninolytic enzymes secreted from white-rot fungi. Vote 4F312. Dec 2013 – Nov 2015. MYR 90,000 / USD 28,000. In progress.
  7. Mechanistic and kinetics of carbon dioxide biofixation in photosynthetic aerobic granules. Vote 4F211; April 2013 – March 2015. MYR 71,000 / USD 22,110). Completed.
  8. Inhibition of sulfate reduction bacteria to enhance methane yield in anaerobic digester. Vote 4F138; April 2012 – March 2014. MYR 93,000 / USD 29,200. Completed.

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION – EXPLORATORY RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (ERGS FUND)

  1. Project Leader. Evaluation of earthworms (Eisenia fetida) and immobilized laccase to accelerates the removal and transform Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in soil. Vote 4L053. June 2012 – May MYR 98,000 / USD 30,800. Completed.
  1. Project Leader. Evaluation of bioluminescent fungi for monitoring and classify Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) toxicity. Vote 4L102. June 2013 – May 2015. MYR 142,900 / USD 44,920.
  1. Researcher. Bioremediational potential of Ulva (green) and Gracilaria (red) seaweed species in an integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) system. Vote 4L060. June 2012 – May MYR 89,000 / USD 27,970. Completed.

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION – LONG-TERM RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (LRGS FUND)

  1. Researcher. Micro-Pollutants Removal using Combined Membrane Filtration, Advanced Oxidation Process and Adsorption for Safe Drinking Water. Vote 4L801. June 2012 – May 2017. MYR 1,500,000 / USD 471,520. In progress.

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION – TRANSDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (TRGS FUND)

  1. Researcher. Evaluation of Flood Disaster Impacted on Water Quality and Aquatic Habitat in Water environment. Vote 4L830. April 2015 – Dec 2015. MYR 113,700 / USD 31,163. In Progress.

TIER 1/TIER 2 (RESEARCH UNIVERSITY GRANT)

  1. Project Leader Characterization of ligninolytic enzyme on core-shell nanocomposites (Magnezyme) for effective removal of oil spills. Vote 13H93. July 2016 – June 2017. MYR 49,964 / USD 12,510. In
  1. Project Leader. Characterization of resin extracted from cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) as natural coagulant for water purification. Vote 10H17. May 2015 – Oct 2016. MYR 49,985. / USD 13,700. In
  1. Project Leader. Characterization and reaction mechanism of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) toxicity in bioluminescent fungi isolated from oil refinery environment. Vote 06H93. April 2014 – March MYR 53,000 / USD 14,520. Completed.
  1. Project Characterization of enzymatic transformation of synthetic dyes in the liquid culture by ligninolytic fungi. Vote 02H65; May 2012 – April 2014. MYR 104,613 / USD 32,880. Completed.
  1. Project Leader. Transformation pathway of high molecular weight (HMW) polycylic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) by white rot Vote 00J31. April 2011 – March 2012. MYR 40,000 / USD 12,500. Completed.
  1. Project Leader. Screening of low-cost adsorbents for synthetic dye removal. Vote 77552; August 2010 – July MYR 30,000 / USD 9,430. Completed.
  1. Researcher. The effect of nanosilver on microbial growth and degradation in wastewater treatment plant. Vote 104H40. July 2016 – June MYR 49,320 / USD 12,244. In progress.
  1. Researcher. Treatment of poultry slaughterhouse wastewater using integrated anaerobic/aerobic sequencing batch reactor. Vote 10H69. May 2015 – Oct 2016. MYR 50,000 / USD 13,704. In progress.
  1. Researcher. Bio-assesment of fish population and investigation impact of endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) in aquatic environment. Vote 07H25; April 2014 – March 2015. MYR 40,000 / USD 12,570.
  1. Researcher. Adsorptive potential of sulfonated poly(glycidylmethacrylate)-grafted polymer for separation of metal ions from aqueous solution. Vote 09J43; April 2013 – March 2014. MYR 40,000 / USD 12,570. Completed.
  1. Development of photosynthetic microbial granule-based for carbo dioxide emission reduction of palm oil effuent. Vote 04H33; Dec 2012 – Nov 2013. MYR 196,600 / USD 61,800. Completed.
  1. Co-digestion of Mesocarp Fibre with Poultry-Manure Under Ananerobic Condition. Vote 02H66; May 2012 – April 2014. MYR 119,800 / USD 37650. Completed.
  1. Bioremediotional of Ulva and Gracillaria Species in an Integrated Multi-Tropic Aquaculture (IMTA) system. Vote 06J16; May 2012 – April 2013. MYR 20,187 / USD 6,345. Completed.

OTHER  FUNDS/CONSULTANCY

  1. Effectivenes of arsenic risk and hygienic awarness module on the rural water supply in Cambodia. Vote 4L187; Feb 2016 – Oct 2016. MYR 55,000 / USD 13,300. In Progress.
  1. Project Study of development of agricultural product for alternative energy in Kutai Kartanagera Regency. East Kalimantan, Indonesia. 2010-2011. IDR 250,000,000 / USD 26,650. Completed

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CRLY00010442 Biodegradation Pathway of Non-Polar Anthraquinone Dye, Solvent Green 3 by Fungal Microorganism, Hypocrea Lixii F21
CRLY00010443 Biodegradation of Chrysene by Fungi Screened from Nature
CRLY00010445 Studies on Antifungal Compounds Extracted from Agricultural Wastes
CRLY00009848 Decolorization of Reactive Dyes by Consortiums of Bacteria and Fungi

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