Fethma M Nor

Dr. Fethma M Nor

D.Eng., M.Eng., B.Eng. (Mechanical)

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

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 630 100 Extn: 2470 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-366 | Email: fethma@curtin.edu.my

Research Interests: Natural Fiber Composites, Biomaterials and Biomechanics, Surface Mount Assembly, Computational Solid Mechanics Analysis

Background

Dr. Fethma is currently as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia. Previously, she was a Senior Lecturer with Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. She obtained her D.Eng. from Dongguk University, Korea, M.Eng. from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia, and B.Eng. from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia.

Professional Experience

May 2018 – present            : Lecturer, Curtin University Malaysia

Mar 2016 – April 2018        : On temporary leave from academia

May 2015 – Feb 2016        : Trainee and Independent Researcher, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea

May 2013 – May 2015        : Senior Lecturer, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Parit Raja, Malaysia

May 2014 – May 2015        : Visiting Researcher, Changwon National University, Changwon, South Korea

Dec 2004 – Jun 2005         : Assistant Project Engineer, TTM Technologies Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Aug 2004 – Oct 2004         : Assistant Engineer, Beyonics Precision Machining Sdn Bhd, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Professional Affiliation

2018 – present                     : Board of Engineers Malaysia

Professional Activities

Jan 2019 – present      : Head, Working Group on Innovation and Commercialization, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia.

Jul 2018 – present       : Member, Marketing Committee, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia.

Jul 2018 – Dec 2018    : Member, Working Group on Innovation and Commercialization, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia.

Jan 2014 – Dec 2015  : Member, Committee of Industrial Training and Mobility, Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UTHM.

Jan 2014 – Dec 2014  : Head, Structural Integrity and Monitoring Research Group (SIMReG), Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UTHM

Jan 2012 – Present     : Liaison for Global Korea Scholarship for Exchange Students hosted by Dongguk University, Korea

Subjects Taught

Session

Sem

Subject

2019

1

Vibration

Engineering Mechanics

2018

2

Linear System and Control

Engineering Mechanics

Design For Manufacturing

2014/2015

2

Vibration

Finite Element Analysis

2014/2015

1

Advanced Mechanism and Machines

Vibration

Dynamics

2013/2014

2

Research Methodology

Vibration

Noise and Vibration Engineering Mathematics 4

2013/2014

1

Research Methodology

Noise and Vibration

 

Supervision

PhD Student

Year

Name

Status

Topic

Role

2013

Khoo Weily

Ongoing

(Handed over to another Spv in 2015 )

Novel polycaprolactone / chitosan / hydroxyapatite blends compatibilized with amphiphilic polymer for biomaterials bone tissue engineering

Main Supervisor

 

MSc. Student

Year

Name

Status

Topic

Role

2013

Muhammad Juzaili Bin Hisam

Graduated in 2017

(Moved to UTM in 2015)

Finite Element Analysis of Bone Implant Biomechanics Featuring Various Osseointegration Conditions due to High Cycle Fatigue

Main Supervisor

Meor Hasbullah Bin Meyor Samsudin

Graduated

(Moved to UTM in 2015)

Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Equal Channel Angular (ECAP) on Magnesium Alloy

Main Supervisor

2014

Wan Zubaidie Bin Wan Zahari

Graduated

 (Handed over to another Spv in 2015)

Improvement in Mechanical Propeties of Polypropylene/Ijuk Green Composite by Using Maleic Anhydride and Silane Treatment

Main Supervisor

Muhammad Asmawi Bin Mohd Soliheen

Ongoing

(Moved to UTM in 2015)

Crack Initiation and Propagation of Dental Filling Using Finite Element Analysis

Main Supervisor

 

BEng. Student (Final Year Project)

Year

Name

Status

Topic

Role

2019

Chin Wei Hong

Ongoing

Finite Element Analysis Of Skin Surgery

Main Supervisor

Lilian Melania Li Lian Fu

Ongoing

Modification of Microwave Kiln at High Temperature

Main Supervisor

Yanshi Chia

Ongoing

Modification of Brix refractometer to measure brix index of fruits and vegetables in Sarawak

Main Supervisor

2018

Vivien Hii Yiik Mei

Ongoing

Preparation of Natural Hydroxyapatite from Crab Shell Via Calcination Using Furnace and Microwave

Main Supervisor

Desmond Seow Wei Han

 

Ongoing

 

Synthesis Of Hydroxyapatite From Seashells Via Calcination At Various Temperature Using Microwave And Furnace

Main Supervisor

Joseph Anak Jerry Lincon-Lai

Ongoing

 

Finite Element Analysis Of Crop Cutting Blades

Main Supervisor

Lau Yunn Yang

Ongoing

 

Finite Element Analysis Of Acupuncture Needle Insertion

Main Supervisor

Ling How Aun

Ongoing

 

Investigating Internal Architecture Effect in Plastic Deformation of Scaffolds using Finite Element Analysis for Bone Tissue Engineering

Main Supervisor

2013

Abdull Latiff Bin Mohd Isa

Graduated

Effect of Cooling Rate on the Mechanical Behavior and Intermetallic Compound of Tin-Copper Solder Joints

Main Supervisor

Zulaliff Bin Zulkipli

Graduated

The Effects of Aging on the Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Lead Free Solder Alloys Considering the Formation of Brittle Intermetallic

Main Supervisor

Mohd Aikal Syazwan Bin Abdul Razak

Graduated

Stress Distribution of Premolar Teeth Featuring Various Osseointegration Condition: A Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis

Main Supervisor

2014

Raja Norhasniza Binti Raja Lop Badri

Graduated

The Effect of Silane Treatment on Ijuk Fiber/Polypropylene Composite

Main Supervisor

Chong Han Yen

Graduated

Stress Distribution of Dental Filling Using Amalgam and Ceramic: A 2 Dimensional Finite Element Analysis

Main Supervisor

Nurhamizah Binti Jamil

Graduated

Study The Strain Distribution of ECAP at 90o and 120o: A Two Dimensional Finite Element Analysis

Main Supervisor

Muhammad Aiman Bin Md Rashidi

Graduated

Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite Formation in Bovine Bone Femur Using Thermal Assisted Microwave

Main Supervisor

Siti Mariam Binti Mohamad Yatim

Graduated

Fabrication of Ijuk Fiber/ Maleic Anhydride Polypropylene Composite

Main Supervisor

2015

Mohd Haidil Bin Zainal Abidin

Graduated

Fabrication of Abaca Fiber/Maleic Anhydride Polypropylene Composite

Main Supervisor

Nor Mohd Syaafie Bin Mohd Said

Graduated

The Effect of Silane Treatment on Abaca Fiber/Polypropylene Composite

Main Supervisor

Publications/Patents

Patent

  1. Malaysian Patent Filing No. PI 2012701073 Dental Implant Fixture. (Filing Date: December 4, 2012).

Journal Articles

  1. A.Z. Sultan, S. Sharif, F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan, (201X) Minimum Quantity of Lubricant Drilling of Stainless Steel using Refined Palm Olein: Effect of Coating Tool on Surface Roughness and Tool Wear. Procedia Manufacturing, [ISI indexed].
  2. M. J. Hisam, I. Zaman, S. Sharif, D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor (201X) Finite Element Analysis of Mini Implant Biomechanics on Peri-Implant Bone. Procedia Manufacturing, [ISI indexed].
  3. H. Osman, F.M. Nor, Y.M. Hamdan, M.N. Tamin (2017) Creep Ruptures of AISI 347 Austenitic Stainless Steel Foils at Elevated Temperature of 750℃. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications. 231 (6): 516–522. [ISI, Impact Factor: 1.625]
  4. F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim, D. Kurniawan (2016) Strain Rate and Temperature Effects on Elastic Properties of Polycaprolactone/Starch Composite. e-Polymers. 16 (3): 217–223. [ISI, Impact Factor: 0.569]
  5. I. Zaman, F.M. Nor, B. Manshoor, A. Khalid, S. Araby (2015) Influence of Interface on Epoxy/Clay Nanocomposites: 2. Mechanical and Thermal Dynamic Properties. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 23–27. [ISI indexed]
  6. I. Zaman, F.M. Nor, B. Manshoor, A. Khalid, S. Araby (2015) Influence of interface on Epoxy/Clay Nanocomposites: 1. Morphology Structure. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 17–22. [ISI indexed]
  7. M. H. M. Samsudin, D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor, (2015) Strain Distribution Equal Channel Angular Pressing of Magnesium alloy at 90° and 120° Corner Angles. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 230–235. [ISI indexed]
  8. W.Z.W. Zahari, R. Badri, H. Ardyananta, D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor (2015) Mechanical Properties and Water Absorption Behavior of Polypropylene / Ijuk Fiber Composite by Using Silane Treatment. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 573–578. [ISI indexed]
  9. M. J. Hisam, J.Y. Lim, F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan (2015) Stress Distribution Due to Loading on Premolar Teeth Implant: A Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 218–223. [ISI indexed]
  10. W. Khoo, F.M. Nor, H. Ardyananta, D. Kurniawan (2015) Preparation of Natural Hydroxyapatite from Bovine Femur Bones Using Calcination at Various Temperatures. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 196-201. [ISI indexed]
  11. M. A. M. Soliheen, D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor, (2015) Stress Distribution between Bonding Surface of Dental Filling in Enamel and Dentine. Procedia Manufacturing. 2: 212–217. [ISI indexed]
  12. F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim, M.N. Tamin, D. Kurniawan, (2014) Effect of Starter Defect to GIIC of Unidirectional CFRP Composite. Applied Mechanics and Materials. 493: 773-776. [Scopus indexed]
  13. F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim, J.Y. (2012) Polycaprolactone/Starch Blends with Corn Based Coupling Agent: Physical Properties and In Vitro Analysis. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H, Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 226: 693 – 698. [ISI, Impact Factor: 1.208]
  14. D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim (2012) Finite Element Analysis of Bone– Implant Biomechanics: Refinement through Featuring Various Osseointegration Conditions. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 41: 1090-1096. [ISI, Impact Factor: 1.506]
  15. D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim (2011) Elastic Properties of Polycaprolactone at Small Strains are Significantly Affected by Strain Rate and Temperature. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H, Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 225: 1015-1020. [ISI, Impact Factor: 1.208]
  16. M.N. Tamin, F.M. Nor, L.W. Keat, (2010) Hybrid Experimental-Computational Approach for Solder/ Intermetallic Interface Shear Strength Determination in Tin-Lead Solder Joints. IEEE Transaction on Component and Packaging Technologies. 33: 614- 620. [ISI, Impact Factor: 1.18]

Conference

  1. Najarian, M.Y. Noordin, F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan (2014) Analysis of Deep Hole Drilling In Presence of Electromagnetic Field Using Taguchi Technique. ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 14-20, 2014. Montreal, Canada [Scopus indexed].
  2. M.H.S. Elmunafi, M.Y. Noordin, F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan (2014) Turning of Hardened Martensitic Stainless Steel with Minimum Quantity of Lubricant using Castor Oil. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Green Manufacturing and Applications (ISGMA 2014), June 24-28, Busan, Korea.
  3. F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan, Y.J. Quan, J.Y. Lim (2013) Load Transfer Analysis on Jaw Bone Implanted with Fixture Having High Surface Area. Proceedings of the 1st International Materials, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Conference (MIMEC2013), Dec 4-6, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  4. H. Osman, F.M. Nor, A. Borhana, (2013) Creep ruptures property of Austenitic Stainless Steel Foils at Elevated Temperature levels (750oC). Proceedings of the 1st International Materials, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Conference (MIMEC2013), Dec 4-6, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  5. F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim, M.N. Tamin, D. Kurniawan (2013) Effect of Starter Defect to GIIC of Unidirectional CFRP Composite. International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICOME 2013), Sept 12-14, Lombok, Indonesia.
  6. F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim, M.N Tamin. (2013) Effects of Starter Defect To Energy Release Rate of Three Point End Notch Flexure Tested Unidirectional CFRP. 9th International Conference on Fracture & Strength of Solids. June 9-13, Jeju, Korea.
  7. F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim (2012) Effect of Strain Rate and Temperature on Elastic Properties of PCL/Starch. Proceedings of the 8th Asian- Australasian Conference on Composite Materials. November 6-8. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asian-Australasian Committee on Composite Materials. [Scopus indexed]
  8. F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan, Y.K. Seo, J.K. Park, S.A. Park, W.D. Kim, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim (2011) Fabrication and Physical Properties of Polycaprolactone/Starch Blends with Corn Based Coupling Agent. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Composite Materials. August 21-26. ICC Jeju, Korea: Korean Society of Composite Materials. [Scopus indexed]
  9. D. Kurniawan, F.M. Nor, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim (2010) Periimplant Bone Biomechanics: Finite Element Analysis for Partial Osseointegration. Proceedings of the KSME 2010 Fall Annual Meeting. November 3-5. ICC Jeju, Korea: Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, 4122-4125.
  10. F.M. Nor, D. Kurniawan, H.Y. Lee, J.Y. Lim (2010) Finite Element Analysis of Acupuncture Needle Insertion: Skin’s Elastic Response. Proceedings of the KSME 2010 Fall Annual Meeting. November 3-5. ICC Jeju, Korea: Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, 4108-4110.
  11. F.M. Nor, W.K. Loh, N. Kamsah, M.N. Tamin (2008) Damage Mechanics Model for Interface Fracture Process in Solder Interconnects. Proceedings of the 10th Electronics Packaging Technology Conf. (EPTC). December 9-12. Singapore. [Scopus indexed]
  12. M.N. Tamin, N. Kamsah, F.M. Nor (2008) Modeling the Mechanics of Solder/ Intermetallics Interface Fracture Process in Solder Interconnects. 2nd South East Asia Abaqus Regional Users’ Conference. Nov 10-11. Bangkok, Thailand.
  13. M.N. Tamin, N. Kamsah, Y.B. Liew, F.M. Nor (2007) Fatigue Lives of Solder Joints Subjected to Accelerated Temperature and Mechanical Load Cycles. South East Asia Abaqus Users’ Conference. Oct 29-30. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  14. M.N. Tamin, F.M. Nor (2007) Hybrid Experimental-Computational Approach for Solder/ Intermetallic Interface Shear Strength Determination in Tin-Lead Solder Joints. Int. Conf. Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X). July 12-13. Algarve, Portugal.

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