Man Djun Lee

Dr. Man Djun Lee

PhD (Advanced Manufacturing), BEng (Mech Eng), MIMechE (UK), CEng (UK), P.Tech

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

Contact Details Telephone: Telephone: +60 85 630100 ext.: 2526, Location: Skylark 3 (SK3) Room 358, Email: mandjun@curtin.edu.my

Research Profile

  • Scopus Profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56790130800
  • ResearcherID Profile: https://publons.com/researcher/M-3568-2017/
  • Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FevTZ8kAAAAJ&hl=en
  • Publons Profile: https://publons.com/researcher/2073234/man-djun-lee/
  • ORCID Profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1250-9459
  • ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Man_Djun_Lee/

Research Interests: Turbomachinery, Ocean Energy, Hydro Power, Desalination, Water Treatment, Mechanical Design

Background

Dr. Man Djun Lee is presently working as Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Curtin University, Malaysia Campus. He has joined Curtin University, Malaysia Campus in February 2021. Prior to joining Curtin University, he worked as Lecturer in University College of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia from March 2017 to Jan 2021. He has completed his PhD in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering from University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia in 2017, Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia in 2013. He is a registered Chartered Engineer from Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK). He is also a registered Professional Technologist Malaysia Board of Technologists. In addition, he is a HRDF certified trainer and level 4 Vocational Training Executive (VTE) recognized by the Department of Skills Development Malaysia. His research interests include Turbomachinery, Renewable Energy (Ocean and Hydro Energy), Water Treatment, Desalination and Mechanical Design.

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology (Feb 2021 – Till date)
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology (Oct 2017 -Jan 2021)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, University College of Technology Sarawak (March 2017-October 2017)

Fellowships, Awards, Certifications, Achievements and Appointments

  • Gold Medal in InTEX19, Malaysia
  • Silver Medal in InTEX19, Malaysia
  • Best Paper Award in InnoSTRE 2018, Malaysia
  • Best Research Award in ICMMMM 2014, Malaysia
  • PhD Scholarship from Ministry of Higher Education, Govt. of Malaysia (9/2013-9/2016)
  • BEng First Class Honors from University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia (2013)

Professional Affiliation

  • Graduate Member, Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)
  • Graduate Member, Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM)
  • Member, Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK)
  • Chartered Engineer (UK)
  • Professional Technologist, Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT)
  • Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Trainer

Professional Activities

Editor/Guest Editor, Journals/Conference proceedings/Books

Reviewer, Journals/conferences

Chair, Conferences/international seminars

  1. Technical Session Chair, RMP International Conference on Technology and Engineering 2018
  2. Conference Paper Reviewer, International UNIMAS STEM Engineering Conference 2017, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  3. Conference Paper Reviewer, Australia’s International Water Conference & Exhibition (OzWater20), Australian Water Association
  4. Conference Paper Reviewer, 13th International UNIMAS Engineering Conference 2020, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  5. Journal Reviewer, World Journal of Engineering (Emerald Publishing)
  6. Journal Reviewer, Applied Mathematical Model (Elsevier, IF: 3.633)
  7. Journal Reviewer, Scientific Reports (Nature Research, IF: 3.998)

Subjects Taught

  • Manufacturing Technology 
  • Integrated Mechanical Design
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Advanced Machining

Supervision

  • 2 MPhil (Ongoing),
  • 19 UG (Completed if considering the previous affiliation, otherwise 0 ongoing)

Publications 

Patents

  1. Man Djun Lee, 2019, Integrated oil palm waste management machine with multi-layers fibre separation capability, PI-2019005299 (Filled)
  2. Man Djun Lee, 2019, Zero electricity low height wave energy seawater pump, PI-2019005834 (Filled)

Journals

  1. Lee, M.D., Osman, M.S. and Lee, P.S. (2020) Performance of Polyglutamic Acid in Palm Oil Mill Effluent Treatment, International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 11(7), 336-340. https://doi.org/10.18178/ijesd.2020.11.7.1272
  2. Lee, M.D. and Lee, P.S. (2020) Design and Development of Size Segregation Sieve Machine with Centrifugal Action, Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 8(4), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.13189/ujme.2020.080406
  3. Lee, M.D., Ellis, L.K.F. and Lee, P.S. (2020) Small Scale Low Height Wave Energy Seawater Pump for Achieving Environmental and Economic Sustainability, Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 8(1), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.13189/ujme.2020.080102
  4. Lee, M.D., Lee, P.S. and Chong, K.H. (2020) Treatment Performance of Palm Oil Mill Effluent by Utilizing Chitosan and Ferric Chloride Coupled with Activated Carbon and Ultrasound Bath, Desalination and Water Treatment, 174, 136-142. https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2020.24838
  5. Jonathan, H.S.K., Chong, K.H., Basil, T.W., Victor, B. N. S., Lee, M.D. & Christopher, J.B. (2021). Numerical Simulation of Alternative Smoke Control Approach in a High-Rise Building. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 80(2) 1-12. https://doi.org/10.37934/arfmts.80.2.112
  6. Ngu, H.J., Lee, M.D. & Osman, M. S. B. (2020). Review on Current Challenges and Future Opportunities in Malaysia Sustainable Manufacturing: Remanufacturing Industries. Journal of Cleaner Production, 273, 123071. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123071.
  7. Tristan, Y. E.K., Chong, K. H., Basil, W. T. L., Victor, B. N. S., Lee, M.D., and Christopher, J.B. (2020) Alternative Design of Air Ventilation in Passenger Lift for Thermal Comfort, CFD Letters, 12(1), 37-47. http://www.akademiabaru.com/submit/index.php/cfdl/article/view/3129
  8. Lee, M.D., Chan, J.Y., Ling, J. And Lee, P.S. (2019) Design and Development of Zero Electricity Water Pump for Rural Development, Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 7(6), 441-449. https://doi.org/10.13189/ujme.2019.070615
  9. Lee, M. D., Dayou, S., & Karunakaran, P. (2018). Determinants of a Pre-Treatment Model in Achieving Economic and Environmental Sustainability in Membrane Desalination. Journal of Engineering (JKUKM), 30(2). Http://dx.doi.org/10.17576/jkukm-2018-30(2)

Books/Book Chapters*: authors, year, book title, publisher, country, ISBN

  1. Lee, M. D., & Lee, P. S. (2021). Design and Development of Small-Scale Oil Palm Waste Shredder for Achieving Environmental Sustainability. In Rathoure, A. K. (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Waste Diversion and Minimization Technologies for the Industrial Sector(pp. 111-146). IGI Global, USA. ISBN: 9781799849216. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-4921-6.ch006
  2. Lee, M. D., & Lee, P. S. (2021). Performance of Chitosan and Polyglutamic Acid in Palm Oil Mill Effluent Treatment. In Rathoure, A. K. (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Waste Diversion and Minimization Technologies for the Industrial Sector(pp. 147-173). IGI Global, USA. ISBN: 9781799849216. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-4921-6.ch007
  3. Lee, M.D. and Pui San Lee ( 2020). Performance of Chitosan as Natural Coagulant in Oil Palm Mill Effluent Treatment, In Ahmed, I. (Ed.), Wastewater Treatment IntechOpen, London http://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.94330
  4. Lee, M.D. and Lee, P.S. (2020). Reverse Osmosis Membrane Desalination Technoology and Process: Case Study on Small-Scale Brackish City Polluted Water Treatment. In Handbook of Research on Resource Management for Pollution and Waste Treatment, IGI Global: USA, 339-372. [ISBN: 978-1-799-80369-0]. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-0369-0.ch015.

Conferences*: authors, year, paper title, conference, dates, country

  1. Lee, M.D., Lee, P. S., Richard, C.H.C., Prashobh, K. and Ngu, H. J. (2020) Design and Development of a Small-Scale Mechanical Energy Conversion Device, in 2020 IEEE International Conference for Innovation in Technology (INOCON 2020), 1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/INOCON50539.2020.9298356
  2. Lee, M.D., Ting, K.C., Ngu, H.J., Abu Hassan, N. (2020). Design and Development of Small-Scale Oil Palm Waste Shredder for Achieving Technical, Economic and Environmental Sustainability. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 788, 012077. Http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/788/1/012077
  3. Lee, M.D., Lee, P.S., Jasper, L. and Ngu, H. J. (2020). Design and Development of Renewable Energy Water Pump, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, 329-340. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4756-0_27
  4. P. Karunakaran, M. D. Lee, K. H. Ting, M. S. Osman and A. John, “A High Voltage Switchgear Switching System,” 2020 IEEE International Conference for Innovation in Technology (INOCON), Bangluru, India, 2020, pp. 1-7, https://doi.org/10.1109/INOCON50539.2020.9298368.
  5. Karunakaran, P., Osman, M.S., Karuppanna, V., Cheng, S.C., Lee, M. D., Richard, A. and Lau, A.K.S. (2020) Electricity Transmission Under South China Sea by Suspending Cables within Pipes, In 2020 International Conference of Emerging Technology (INCET), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/INCET49848.2020.9154119
  6. King, W. G., Lee, M.D., Affam, A. C., Chung, W. C., Swee, I. W. C., & Adebayo, J. O. (2019). Application of hybrid ultrasonic cavitation/adsorption and coagulation for treatment of palm oil mill effluent. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2124(1). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5117068
  7.  7.Karunakaran, P., Osman, M. S., Lau, A. K., Lee, M. D., & Kumar, P. (2017). Underwater Electricity Transmission Using Electric Cables Suspended Within Carbon Steel Pipes. In International Conference on Current Trends in Computer, Electrical, Electronics & Communication (ICCTCEEC), 1247-1253. https://doi.org/10.1109/CTCEEC.2017.8455120
  8. Shahidul, M. I., Tarmizi, S., Yassin, A., Othman, A. K., Zen, H., Hung, T. C., & Lee, M. D. (2015). Modeling the Energy Extraction from In-stream Water by Multi Stage Blade System of Cross Flow Micro Hydro Turbine. Procedia Engineering, 105(Icte 2014), 488–494. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.05.081

Keynote/ Invited Speaker

  1. Man Djun Lee, Talk on Membrane Water and Wastewater Treatment, Laila Taib College, Malaysia, 23/10/2018

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