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 63 0100 Extn: 2472 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-412 | Email: d.sujan@curtin.edu.my

Research Profiles: Scopus,  ResearcherIDGoogle Scholar, ORCID

Web of Science: Publications 35; Citations 343; h-index: 7 (Researcher ID: Y-6667-2018)

SCOPUS: Publications 51; Citations 447; h-index: 8 (SCOPUS ID “Sujan, Debnath” 9737184700)

Google: Publications 103; Citations 844; h-index: 12; i-10 index: 14

Research Interests:

  • Green Composite Materials using Bio-Waste
  • Nano Polymer Composite
  • Advanced/Sustainable/Nano-enhanced Machining
  • Thermal Management in Electronic Packaging
  • Origami inspired Folding Technique and Folding Design

 

Dr. Sujan (CEng MIMechE) is an Associate Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering in Curtin University Malaysia. 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 thermal management in electronic packaging, green composite materials using bio-waste, nano polymer composites and nano-enhanced MQL Machining. Dr. Sujan has more than 100 publications in reputable international journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Sujan is a Registered Level 1 supervisor in Curtin University, Australia for Doctoral and Master Thesis.

 

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

  • Best Paper award, One Curtin Post Graduate Conference (OCPC 2018) in Curtin Malaysia
  • 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)
  • Member, Institute Materials Malaysia (IMM)

 

Additional Professional Activities

  • Organizer and the Chair, the ICMST 2019 International conference, Sabah, Malaysia held on 9-11th of August, 2019 with the collaboration of the International Academy of Computer Technology (IACT)
  • 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)
  • Editor, Manufacturing Sciences & Technologies IX by Trans Tech Publications (9th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ICMST 2018)
  • 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

 

Subjects Taught

Since 2008, I have been teaching the following units at Curtin:
• Materials Engineering (S1, 2009, S2 2010);
• Advanced Strength of Materials (S1 2009-2019)
• Competitive Manufacturing Processes (S1 2009-2013)
• Manufacturing Process (S2 2009-2019)
• Engineering Sustainable Development 201(S2 2009-2011)
• Engineering Fundamental Design and Process 100 (S2 2011)
• Mechanical Research Project 1 (2009-2019)
• Mechanical Research Project 2 (2009-2019)

 

Research Supervision

1 PhD (Completed);  1 PhD (Ongoing)

5 MPhil (Completed); 1 MPhil (Ongoing),

64 UG (Completed); 4 UG (Ongoing)

Research Opportunities

1.       Nano-fluid enhanced machining

2.       Polymer nano-composite/Palm Oil/Bio-based/green composite

3.       Thermal management in electronic packaging

4.       Origami inspired folding technique

Publications

Book(s) and Book Chapter(s)  

1.    Debnath, S., Reddy, M. M., & Pramanik, A. (2019). Dry and Near-Dry Machining Techniques for Green Manufacturing. In Innovations in Manufacturing for Sustainability (pp. 1-27). Springer, Cham. (online)

2.   Pramanik A., Basak A.K., Islam M.N., Dong Y., Debnath S., Vora J.J. (2020) Optimization of Accuracy and Surface Finish of Drilled Holes in 350 Mild Steel. In: Gupta K., Gupta M. (eds) Optimization of Manufacturing Processes. Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing. Springer, Cham (online)

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

4.  Book Publication: Sujan Debnath (2011) “Thermal Mismatch Stresses in Electronic Packaging”, Lap-Lambert Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8465-0505-2

Journals/ Conferences

Published/Accepted in 2019:

5. Nabinejad, O., Liew, W. Y., Debnath, S., Rahman, M. E., Cao, C., & Davies, I. J. (2019). Tribological behavior of unsaturated polyester hybrid composites containing wood flour and carbon nanotubes. SN Applied Sciences, 1(7), 777.

6. Mohammad Asyraf, Mahmood Anwar, Sumaiya Islam, Sujan Debnath, Jerren Wong and S.Izman. (2019). Evolution of Electrical Behaviour Due to Nanosilver Concentration Influence on Nanosilver Doped Poly-Phenylene-Sulphide Polymer Conductor. JOM, the Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Springer, 71 (10).

7. A. Pramanik, A.K. Basak, M. S. Uddin, S.Shankar, S. Debnath, M.N. Islam. Burr formation during drilling of mild steel at different machining conditions. Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis (published online)

8. Sarkar, B., Reddy, M. M., & Debnath, S. (2019, March). Experimental investigation of the influence of cutting parameters on surface roughness in machining Inconel 718. In Automatic Control, Mechatronics and Industrial Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Automatic Control, Mechatronics and Industrial Engineering (ACMIE 2018), October 29-31, 2018, Suzhou, China (p. 239). CRC Press.

9. Abdullah, A. H., Bakar, A. A., Ismail, H., Kahar, A. W. M., & Debnath, S. (2019, April). The Effects of Accelerated Weathering on the Tensile Properties of Kenaf Reinforced Biocomposites. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 495, No. 1, p. 012110). IOP Publishing.

10. Oo, T. T., A. H. Abdullah, M. Anwar, N. A. N. Khandoker, S. Islam, and S. Debnath. “Effect of Diluent on the Rheological and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy-Carbon Nanotubes Composite.” In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 495, no. 1, p. 012094. IOP Publishing, 2019.

11. Yong, S. J., Anwar, M., Islam, S., & Debnath, S. (2019, April). Thermal behaviour of nanosilver doped gallium flexible conductor for biomedical application. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 495, No. 1, p. 012083). IOP Publishing.

12. K. Prabhakar, Sujan Debnath, Mahmood Anwar and K. Palanikumar (2019, April). Experimental Analysis on the Effect of Surface Treatment of Glass Fibers & Nanoclay on Mechanical Properties of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 495, No. 1, p. 012091). IOP Publishing.

13. Shan, K. Y., Anwar, M., Islam, S., Debnath, S., & Mas-Ayu, H. (2019, April). Electrical behaviour of nanosilver doped gallium flexible conductor for biomedical application. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 495, No. 1, p. 012084). IOP Publishing.

14. Kai, C. W., Abdullah, A. H., & Debnath, S. (2019, April). Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Polymer Composite Using Natural Fiber and Nanoparticle. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 495, No. 1, p. 012095). IOP Publishing.

Published/Accepted in 2018:

15. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., Liew, W. Y. H., & Davies, I. J. (2018). Hybrid Composite Using Natural Filler and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs). Applied Composite Materials, 25(6), 1323-1337.

16. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., Liew, W. Y., & Davies, I. J. (2018). Mechanical and thermal characterization of polyester composite containing treated wood flour from Palm oil biomass. Polymer Composites, 39(4), 1200-1211.

17. Fong, A. L., Khandoker, N. A. N., & Debnath, S. (2018, April). Development and characterization of sugarcane bagasse fiber and nano-silica reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 344, No. 1, p. 012029). IOP Publishing.

18. Sujan, D., Vincent, L., & Pok, Y. W. (2018). Material Selection for Interfacial Bond Layer in Electronic Packaging. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 202, p. 01005). EDP Sciences.

19. Prabhakar, K., Debnath, S., Ganesan, R., & Palanikumar, K. (2018, April). A review of mechanical and tribological behaviour of polymer composite materials. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 344, No. 1, p. 012015). IOP Publishing.

20. Sujan, D., Vincent, L., & Pok, Y. W. (2018). Themo-mechanical Interfacial Stress Analysis in Electronic Packaging at Different Temperature Conditions: Revisit Author’s Work. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 202, p. 01006). EDP Sciences.

21. Sujan, D., Vincent, L., & Pok, Y. W. (2018). Bond Layer Properties and Geometry Effect on Interfacial Thermo-mechanical Stresses in Bi-material Electronic Packaging Assembly. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 202, p. 01004). EDP Sciences.

22. Nabinejad, O. M. I. D., Debnath, S. U. J. A. N., Beh, J. K., & Ali, M. Y. (2018). Mechanical Performance and Moisture Absorption of Unidirectional Bamboo Fiber Polyester Composite. In Materials Science Forum (Vol. 911, pp. 88-94). Trans Tech Publications.

23. Ali, M. Y., Maleque, M. A., Banu, A., Sabur, A., & Debnath, S. (2018). Micro Electro Discharge Machining of Non-Conductive Ceramic. In Materials Science Forum (Vol. 911, pp. 20-27). Trans Tech Publications.

24. Hoe, C. H., M. M. Reddy, V. C. C. Lee, and S. Debnath. “Chatter Behavior in the Milling Process of Inconel 718: Effects of Tool Edge Radius.” In MATEC Web of Conferences, vol. 202, p. 02006. EDP Sciences, 2018.

Published in 2017:

25. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., & Davies, I. J. (2017). Effect of filler load on the curing behavior and mechanical and thermal performance of wood flour filled thermoset composites. Journal of cleaner production, 164, 1145-1156.

26. Oo, T. T., & Debnath, S. (2017, November). Application of carbon nanotubes in perovskite solar cells: A review. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1902, No. 1, p. 020015). AIP Publishing.

27. Chien, S. E. M., Reddy, M. M., Lee, V. C. C., & 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. In Materials Science Forum (Vol. 882, pp. 28-35). Trans Tech Publications.

28. Nabinejad, O., Debnath, S., Ying, T. J., Liew, W. Y., & Davies, I. J. (2017). Influence of alkali treatment and nanoclay content on the properties of rice husk filled polyester composites. In Materials Science Forum (Vol. 882, pp. 89-100). Trans Tech Publications.

29. Islam, S., Khandoker, N., Izham, M., Azizi, T., & Debnath, S. (2017). Development of a low cost MQL setup for turning operations. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 95).

30. Sarkar, B., Reddy, M. M., & Debnath, S. (2017). Effect of machining parameters on surface finish of Inconel 718 in end milling. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 95, p. 02009). EDP Sciences.

31. Pok, Y. W., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., & Dol, S. S. (2017). Effect of Bond Layer Properties to Thermo-Mechanical Stresses in Flip Chip Packaging. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 95, p. 01003). EDP Sciences.

32. Nabinejad, O., Debnath, S., & Mohsen Taheri, M. (2017). Oil Palm Fiber Vinylester Composite; Effect of Bleaching Treatment. In Materials Science Forum (Vol. 882, pp. 43-50). Trans Tech Publications.

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

34. Debnath, S., & Abdullah, A. H. (2017). Mechanical Performance of Cockle Shell Particles (CSP) and Oil Palm Fibre (OPF) Reinforced Epoxy Composite.

Published in 2016:

35. Debnath, S., Reddy, M. M., & Yi, Q. S. (2016). Influence of cutting fluid conditions and cutting parameters on surface roughness and tool wear in turning process using Taguchi method. Measurement, 78, 111-119.

Published in 2015:

36. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., & Davies, I. J. (2015). Determination of filler content for natural filler polymer composite by thermogravimetric analysis. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 122(1), 227-233.

37. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., & Davies, I. J. (2015). Effect of oil palm shell powder on the mechanical performance and thermal stability of polyester composites. Materials & Design (1980-2015), 65, 823-830.

38. M. 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)

39. Rong Kimberly, F., Oo, Z., & Debnath, S. (2015). Microstructure analysis, physical and thermal properties of Al2O3-Al2TiO5 functionally graded ceramics for the application of car brake rot. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, 23(1), 153-161.

40. Jeevanandam, J., K Danquah, M., Debnath, S., S Meka, V., & S Chan, Y. (2015). Opportunities for nano-formulations in type 2 diabetes mellitus treatments. Current pharmaceutical biotechnology, 16(10), 853-870.

Published in 2014:

41. Debnath, S., Reddy, M. M., & Yi, Q. S. (2014). Environmental friendly cutting fluids and cooling techniques in machining: a review. Journal of cleaner production, 83, 33-47.

42. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., Reddy, M. M., Liew, W. Y., & Davies, I. J. (2014). The effect of alkali treatment of OPKS filler on mechanical property of polyester-composite. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 980, pp. 86-90). Trans Tech Publications.

43. Samuel, N., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., Nabinejad, O., & Reddy, M. M. (2014). Oil Palm Fibre and Nano-Silica Reinforced Epoxy Composite Material. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 980, pp. 23-27). Trans Tech Publications.

44. Rahman, M. E., Muntohar, A. S., Pakrashi, V., Nagaratnam, B. H., & Sujan, D. (2014). Self compacting concrete from uncontrolled burning of rice husk and blended fine aggregate. Materials & Design, 55, 410-415.

45. D. 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)

46. Sujan, D., Nguong, C. W., Lee, S. N. B., & G Zewge, M. (2014). Wear Properties of Oil Palm Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 845, pp. 81-85). Trans Tech Publications.

47. G Zewge, M., Lemma, T. A., Ibrahim, A. A., & Sujan, D. (2014). Modeling and Simulation of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator using Partially Known Design Point Data. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 845, pp. 596-603). Trans Tech Publications.

48. Sujan, D., Piaw, T. K., & Woldemichael, D. E. (2014). Thermo-Mechanical Stress Analysis in Electronic Packaging with Continuous and Partial Bond Layer. In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 465, pp. 50-54). Trans Tech Publications.

49. Debnath, S., Pang, X., Rahman, E., & Moola, M. R. (2012). Performance study of solder bond on thermal mismatch stresses in electronic packaging assembly. In 15th International Conference on Advances in Materials & Processing Technologies Conference 2012 (AMPT 2012). AMPT2012.

50. Reddy, M. M., Gorin, A., Khaled, A. E. H. A., & Sujan, D. (2014). Machinability of Aluminum Nitride Ceramic Using TiAlN and TiN Coated Carbide Tool Insert. In Materials Science Forum (Vol. 773, pp. 437-447). Trans Tech Publications.

Published in 2013:

51. Loh, Y. R., Sujan, D., Rahman, M. E., & Das, C. A. (2013). Sugarcane bagasse—The future composite material: A literature review. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 75, 14-22.

52. Debnath, S., Nguong, C. W., & Lee, S. N. B. (2013). A review on natural fibre reinforced polymer composites. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 1123-1130.

53. Moola, M. R., Debnath, S., Gorin, A., & KA, A. E. H. (2013). Surface Roughness Model when Machining Aluminum Nitride Ceramicwith Two Flute Square end Micro Grain Solid Carbide end Mill. Advanced Materials Research, 747, 282-286.

54. Debnath, S., & Fei, L. J. (2013). Origami theory and its applications: A literature review. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 1131-1135.

55. D. 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)

Published in 2012:

56. Debnath, S., Oo, Z., Rahman, M., Maleque, M., & Tan, C. (2012). Physio-mechanical properties of aluminium metal matrix composites reinforced with Al2O3 and SiC. International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 6, 288-291.

57. Sujan, D., Yeo, C. W., Rahman, M. E., Reddy, M. M., Maleque, M. A., & Ali, M. Y. (2012). Aluminum-Silicon Carbide Composites for Enhanced Physio-Mechanical Properties. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 576, pp. 370-373). Trans Tech Publications.

58. Fu, P., Gorin, A., Debnath, S., & Oo, Z. (2012). On the problem of novel composite materials development for car brake rotor. International Journal of Engineering and Physical Sciences (WASET), 6, 333-336.

59. Arifutzzaman, A., Maleque, M. A., & Sujan, D. (2012). The Crystallinity and Hardness Properties of Al-Cu/SiCp New Composite Materials. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 576, pp. 450-453). Trans Tech Publications.

60. Rahman, M. E., Sujan, D., Pakrashi, V., & Fanning, P. (2012). A Parametric Study: Frame Analysis Method for Masonry Arch Bridges. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering, 6(8), 615-621.

61. Reddy, M. M., Gorin, A., Abou-El-Hossein, K. A., Sujan, D., Ali, M. Y., & Maleque, M. A. (2012). Tool Wear Analysis in End Milling of Advanced Ceramics with TiAlN and TiN Coated Carbide Inserts. In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 576, pp. 76-79). Trans Tech Publications.

Published in 2011:

62. Debnath, S., Rahman, M. E., Engida, W. D., Murthy, M. V. V., & Seetharamu, K. N. (2011). Bi-layered model of interfacial thermal stresses with the effect of different temperatures in the layers. In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 87, pp. 63-70). Trans Tech Publications.

63. Sujan, D., Woldemichael, D. E., Murthy, M. V. V., & Seetharamu, K. N. (2011). Effect of bond layer on BiMaterial Assembly subjected to Uniform Temperature Change. Journal of Electronic Packaging, 133(4), 041014.

64. Woldemichael, D., Hashim, F., & Debnath, S. (2011). A Knowledge-Based Conceptual Design Support System. Advanced Materials Research, 308, 1540-1545.

65. Sujan, D., Murthy, M. V. V., & Seetharamu, K. N. (2011). Improved tri-layered interfacial stress model with the effect of different temperatures in the layers. Archive of Applied Mechanics, 81(5), 561-568.

Published before 2011:

66. Debnath, S., Oo, Z., Murthy, M. V. V., & Seetharamu, K. N. (2010). Effect of Different Uniform Temperature with Thickness-Wise Linear Temperature Gradient on Interfacial Stresses of a Bi-Material Assembly. American Jounal of Applied Science, 7(6), 829-834.

67. Sujan, D., Murthy, M. V. V., Hassan, A. Y., & Seetharamu, K. N. (2008). An improved closed-form solution for shearing and peeling stresses of trimaterial assembly in electronic packaging. Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging, 5(1), 36-42.

68. Sujan, D., Murthy, M. V. V., Seetharamu, K. N., & Hassan, A. Y. (2005). Interfacial stresses in a tri-material assembly subjected to differential temperatures in the layers in electronic packaging. Journal of microelectronics and electronic packaging, 2(3), 162-170.

69. Sujan, D., Murthy, M. V. V., Seetharamu, K. N., & Hassan, A. Y. (2005). Engineering model for interfacial stresses of a heated bimaterial structure with bond material used in electronic packages. Journal of microelectronics and electronic packaging, 2(2), 132-141.

70. Sujan, D., Sridhar, T. S., Seetharamu, K. N., Murthy, M. V. V., & Hassan, A. Y. (2006, December). An Accurate Solution for Thermo-mechanical Stresses in Tri-Material Assembly in Electronic Packages. In Electronic Materials and Packaging, 2006. EMAP 2006. International Conference on (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

71. Sujan, D., Murthy, M. V. V., Seetharamu, K. N., & Hassan, A. Y. (2005, April). Complete model for interfacial stresses of a two layered structure. In Thermal, Mechanical and Multi-Physics Simulation and Experiments in Micro-Electronics and Micro-Systems, 2005. EuroSimE 2005. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on (pp. 454-461). IEEE.

72. Sujan, D., Murthy, M. V. V., Seetharamu, K. N., & Hassan, A. Y. (2004, December). Engineering model for interfacial stresses of a tri-material assembly with different temperatures in the layers. In Electronics Packaging Technology Conference, 2004. EPTC 2004. Proceedings of 6th (pp. 526-533). IEEE.

 

Keynote/Invited Speaker

• Keynote Speech, 10th International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST2019), Sabah, Malaysia. Title, “Mechanical Performance of Lignocellulosic Fibre-based Polymer Composites”

• Keynote Speech, 9th International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST2018), Malaysia. Title, “Closed Form Solutions of Interfacial Shearing and Peeling Stresses at Layered Structures in Electronic Packages”

• Plenary Speech, the AAME 2018 International Conference on Aeronautical, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Malaysia held on 28-30th of June 2018. Title, “Themo-mechanical interfacial stress analysis in electronic packaging at different temperature conditions: A review from Author’s work”

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

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

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

• Invited Speech, International journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Characterization (IJAMMC2013), India. Title, “Closed Form Bi-Layered Interfacial Thermal Stress Model in Electronic Packaging”

Research Grants and Consultancy Projects

Grants secured in 2019:
1. “Matrix Density Influence on Dispersion Behaviour of Oil Palm Filler Reinforced Epoxy Green Nanocomposite” Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS, amount RM103,200; Status: secured in August, 2019; Role: Co-investigator (2019)

Grants secured in 2018:
2. Impact of palm oil based minimum quantity of lubrication on machinability of Ti and its alloy (Ti-6Al-4V), Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS, amount RM70,000; Role: Co-investigator (2018)

Grants secured in 2016:
3. A mathematical model of a circular force transducer with uniform stress distribution (Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS, amount RM59,400) Role: Co-investigator

Grants secured in 2014:

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

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

Grants secured in 2013:

6. 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

7. 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

Grants secured in 2012:

8. 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)

Grants secured before 2012:
9. Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Parabolic Trough Collector for Steam Generation, Curtin Sarawak Research Fund (CSRF) (Completed) Role: Co-investigator

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

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

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

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

14. 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:

PhD Supervision:

1. Omid Nabinejad (PhD): Green Polymer Composite Material using Oil Palm Kernel Shell and Fibers (Completed)
2. Abdul Hamid Bin Abdullah (PhD): Utilization of Bio-Material Waste in Polymer Composite Applications (ongoing)
3. Bapi Sarkar (PhD): Experimental investigation on machinabilitty of inconel 718 for optimum tool wears (ongoing)
4. Kandasamy Prabhakar (PhD): Experimental in analysis of wear behaviour of polymer nanocomposites (ongoing)

MPhil Supervision:

5. Kimberly Fu Ping Rong: Study and Development of Novel Composite Materials for the Application of Car Brake Rotor (Completed)
6. Hoe Chen Hou: The influence of tool vibration on machinability of Inconel 718 in end milling (Completed)
7. Mohammad Asyraf bin Mohammad Hatta: Nanosilver-Doped Polymer Conductor for High-Voltage Application (Completed)
8. Ai Ling Fong: On Potential of Natural and Artificial Particulate Mixtures as Reinforcements in Hybrid Bio-Composites (final thesis due in weeks)
9. Nor Hashimah Mohamad Zain: Utilization of Agro-Industrial Waste in Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite Material (final thesis due in weeks)
10. Tan Ke Khieng: Low Range Strain Rates Behaviour of Nano-Silica Enhanced Bagasse-Epoxy Polymer Composites for Precision Manufacturing Application (started in July 2019)

Undergraduate Final Year Research Project Supervision since 10/2008 at Curtin Malaysia:

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
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, 2018
25. Tan Ke Khieng, .Mechanical Performance and statistical analysis of strain rates sensitivity of bagasse epoxy composites, 2018
26. Anslem Wong Tsu An, Degradation Behaviour of Nanosilica Enhanced Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Fiber (EFB) Epoxy Composite, 2019.
27. Chiraphat Sithanuruk, Influence of Strain Rate on the Mechanical Performance of Oil Palm Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Nanocomposites, 2019

On Metal Matrix Composite Materials:
28. Sylvestor Ngilo Ipoi, Mechanical Properties Study of Aluminium Composite Materials for Airframe Application, 2010
29. Audrey Ch’ng Hui Nee, Altermative Material for Car Gear rotor, 2010
30. James Chai Chung Zeng, Mechanical and wear properties of SiC particulate reinforced Aluminium-based composite materials, 2011
31. Yeo Chee Won, Fracture toughness and tensile properties of Silicon Carbide and Al2O3 particulate-reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites, 2011
32. Ma Han Lung, Fracture toughness and tensile properties of Silicon Carbide and Al2O3 particulate-reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites, 2012
33. Mohammad Nuruddin B. Zabidi Azhar, Properties of Aluminium – Fly Ash Composites using Stir Casting Method, 2012
On Thermal Management of Electronic packaging:
34. Christopher Odeny, Thermo-mechanical Stress analysis of multi-Layered structures, 2009
35. Luk Kuok Chii, Shearing and peeling stress analysis of chip-substrate assembly in electronic packaging using FEM, 2011
36. Pang Xin Bin, Effect of Surrogate Bond Layer on Interfacial Stresses in Bi-Layered Assembly due to Thermal Mismatch, 2011
37. Ting Ka Piaw, Thermal Stresses in Multi-Layered Assembly, 2012
38. Rooney Hii Sieng Kiat, Interfacial shear stress analysis and condition of bow-free in multi-layered assembly, 2013
39. Ting Siew Jie, Interfacial peeling stress analysis in electronic packaging, 2014

On Origami Design:
40. Catherine Chia Mei meoy, Implementing Folding Technique in Solar Panel Packaging design, 2010
41. Loh Jen Fei, Origami and its application in solar panel design, 2013
On Sustainable machining and MQL:
42. Qua Sok Yi, Effect of cutting fluid on surface roughness of End-Milled steel components, 2013
43. 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
44. Yii Yiang Kuang,.Alumina nanoparticles enhanced distilled water MQL for milling structure steel in clean manufacturing, 2018
45. Vince Ho Lip Gee, Al2O3 nano-enhanced palm oil in MQL milling of S235JR structural steel plates for improve Machinability, 2018
46. Mark Ng Shang Yang, Nano copper enhanced palm oil MQL on machinability of AISI 304 stainless steel during milling, 2019
47. Yong Soon Wang, Nano silica-palm olein nano-fluid with MQL on machinability of AISI 304 stainless steel in turning operation, 2019

Others:
48. Mohammed Taha Jumahir, User-Friendly wheelchair Design, 2010

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