Consultancy Projects

Petronas Research Sdn. Bhd. (PRSB)

Title 1: Utilization of Excess Production of CO2 in West Malaysia Operation.

Research Grant: RM100,000

Title 2: Fuel Cell Development and Application.

Research Grant: RM105,000

Title 3: Development of Membrane for High CO2 Gas Field Separation

Research Grant: RM2,550,000



Title: Development of Membrane and Membrane System for Single-Step Process for Degumming and De acidification of Crude Palm Oil

Research Grant: RM 377,000

Industrial Grant Scheme (IGS)

Ecocool Technology Sdn.Bhd.

Title: R&D to Produce Commercially Viable and Truly Green Hydrocarbon Refrigerants as Substitutes to CFCs and Other Synthetic Refrigerants for the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Industries.

Research Grant: RM3.9million


Title: Research and Development of Ultrahigh Purity Chemical Dispense System
Research Grant: RM1.965million

Cradle Research & Development Fund (CRDF)


Title: Development of A Pilot Plant Scale Membrane Separation System for Water Desalination.

Research Grant: RM1.461million

Contract Research

Kajian dan Analisis kualiti Air di Loji Rawatan Air sekitar Daerah Batu Pahat dan Kluang. Grant approved by State of Johor


1. 72051 (Jun 1999-Dec. 2001)

Development of Commercially Competitive Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Technique.

2. 72202 (Jun 1999-Dec 2001)

Development of Novel Asymmetric Membrane from A Polymer Blend for Gas Separation Applications.

3. 72141 (Jun 1999-Dec. 2002)

Development of Reverse Osmosis for Processing of Drinking Water.

4. 72404 (Dec. 2000-May 2003)

Development of Novel Hollow Fiber for Liquid-liquid Phase Separation.

5. 74003 (Jan 2002- Dec., 2004)

Development of Membrane Oxygen Enrichment System for Wastewater Aeration Using Hollow Fiber Membranes.

6. 74173 (April 2003-March 2006)

Development of Asymmetric Carbon Hollow Fiber Membrane for Gas Separation.

7. 74525 (Apr 2002- Apr 2005)

Development of Fuel Cell Hydrogen Storage System Based on Carbon Nanotubes.

8. 74539 (2004-2007)

Development of Dry-wet Spinning System and Process for Producing Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) Carbon Fiber from Polyacrylonitrile Solution.

9. 74521 (2002-2007)

Development of A 5kW (6.7HP) Fuel Cell Powered Motorcycle Prototype.

10. 74523 (2002-2007)

Development, Testing and Improvement of Long Term Performance of Proton Conducting Membrane.

11. (2004-2005)

Formation and Characterization of mixed Matrix composite Materials for efficient Energy Gas Separation.

12. (2004-2007)

Development of Nanofiltration Membrane and Membrane system for Waste Treatment of Batik Industries in the East Coast of Malaysia.



1. Development of New Solvent-Free Coagulation Processor for the Production of Polyacrylonitrile-based Carbon Fiber

Duration: December 2007- December 2009

2. Development of Novel Carbon Nanotubes-Mixed Matrix Membranes for Hydrocarbon gases purification

Duration: July 2007-July 2009

3. Development of Advanced Antibacterial Hybrid Nanofiltration Membrane for Environmental and Biological Applications

Duration: December 2007- December 2009

4. Development of Novel Activated-MDEA Hollow Fiber Membrane Contactor for CO2 from Natural Gas Removal

Duration: December 2006- December 2008

5. Production of Pure Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWNTs) by Using Catalytic Chemical Vapour Deposition (CCVD) System For Hydrogen Storage
Duration: December 2006- December 2008

6. Development of Third Generation High Performance Hybrid Membrane for Effective Removal of Greenhouse Gas from Hydrocarbon Mixtures

Duration: December 2006- December 2008

7. Development of Mixed Matrix Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC)
Duration: December 2006- December 2008

8. Development of High Performance Sulfonated Poly (ether ether ketone) (SPEEK) Proton Exchange Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMF) Application
Duration: December 2007- December 2009



1. Deveploment of Novel Electrolite Holow Fiber for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Duration: July 2008 – June 2010

2. Deveploment and characterization f polymer/inorganic composite membrane for direct methanol feul cell

Duration: September 2008 – Ogos 2010

3. Mechanistic Studies of Carbon Nanutubes Growth and Adsorption

Duration: Sept 2007- August 2009

4. Parametic studies of cross-linking of membrane properties
Duration: Ogos 2009 – July 2012

5. Studies of Effects of Inorganic Nano-Filter on SPEEK Nanocomposite Membrane Properties

Duration: November 2009 – November 2011

6. Fundamental Studies of Formation of Ultrafiltration Membranes via Controlling Coagulation Value during Phase Inversion Process

Duration: August 2010-July 2012

7. Synthesis and Characterization Studies on Surface Modification of Multilayer and Hybrid porous Membrane via Different Fabrication Methods

Duration: August 2010-July 2012

8. Consolidation of Ceramic Porous Membrane via Different Fabrication Methods

Duration: August 2010-July 2012

9. Synthesis and Anti-Fouling Performance Studies of Polysulfone-Grafted-Methyl Methacrylate Membrane

Duration: August 2010-July 2012



Sustainable Membrane-Based Manufacturing,

Duration: July 2011-June 2014

Research Grant: RM6million

International Collaboration

Prime Minister Initiative 2 Connect – Research Cooperation Award (British Council), Multifunctional Membranes for Energy and CO2 Capture Duration: March 2008 – February 2010

Research Ecosystem
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia UTM Nexus - Research & Innovation

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

DVCRI Profile Johor Bahru Office Kuala Lumpur Office

Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HI-COE)

Advance Membrane Technology Research Centre - AMTEC Institute of Noise & Vibration - INV Wireless Communication Centre - WCC

Research Institute

Centre of Excellence (COE)

Institute of High Voltage & High Current - IVAT UTM-MPRC Institue for Oil & Gas - IFOG Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics - CAIRO Centre for Engineering Education - CEE Centre for Advanced Composite Materials - CACM Innovation Centre in Agritechnology for Advanced Bioprocessing - ICA Institute of Bioproduct Development - IBD

Service Entity

Research Management Centre - RMC Penerbit UTM Press Centre for Community & Industry Network - CCIN Innovation & Commercialisation Centre - ICC University Laboratory Management Centre - PPMU Institut Sultan Iskandar - UTM-ISI

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