Group Leader

Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

Professor Dr Mohd Ali Hassan
  • Professor Dr Mohd Ali Hassan

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research interest:

  • Treatment and utilisation of biomass, wastes and effluents for the production of bioproducts, bioremediation and reduction of greenhouse gases.

  • Email: alihas@biotech.upm.edu.my

  • Phone: +603-894-67590

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Group Leader

Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

Professor Dr Suraini Abd-Aziz
  • Professor Dr Suraini Abd-Aziz

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research interest:

  • Utilisation of lignocellulosic biomass (agrowastes & sea food wastes) for the production of biosugars, enzymes, bioethanol, biobutanol and biovanillin.

  • Email: suraini@biotech.upm.edu.my

  • Phone: +603-8946-7516

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Principal Researcher

Dr Ezyana Kamal Bahrin
  • Dr Ezyana Kamal Bahrin

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research interest:

  • Email: ezie2501@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +603-8947 1178

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Dr Hidayah Ariffin
  • Dr Hidayah Ariffin

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research interest:

  • Production and recovery of polyhydroxyalkanoates, Chemical recycling of polyhydroxyalkanoates.

  • Email: hidayah_a@biotech.upm.edu.my

  • Phone: +603-8946-7515

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Dr Mohamad Faizal Ibrahim
  • Dr Mohamad Faizal Ibrahim

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research interest:

  • Bioenergy and Biofuels, Microbial Biotechnology, Enzyme Technology and Fermentation Technology

  • Email: mohamadfbi@gmail.com

  • Phone: +603-8947-1182

  • Detail

Dr Mohd Rafein Zakaria@Mamat
  • Dr Mohd Rafein Zakaria@Mamat

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research interest:

  • Environmental Biotechnology, Bioconversion of biomass into value- added by-products, Microbial Biodiversity

  • Email: rafein@biotech.upm.edu.my

  • Phone: 03-8947-1946

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Dr Mohd Zulkhairi Mohd Yusoff
  • Dr Mohd Zulkhairi Mohd Yusoff

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research interest:

  • Email: mzulkhairi@upm.edu.my

  • Phone: +603-8947 1946

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Dr. Ahmad Muhaimin Roslan
  • Dr. Ahmad Muhaimin Roslan

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research interest:

  • Oil palm biomass bioconversion into added value products for bioenergy as well as biomaterials through green and appropriate technology.

  • Email: emin85@yahoo.com

  • Phone:

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Dr. Norhayati Ramli
  • Dr. Norhayati Ramli

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research interest:

  • Strain improvement and utilization of biomass for the production of enzymes, bio-products and bio-ethanol

  • Email: yatiramli@upm.edu.my

  • Phone: +603-89471948

  • Detail

Collaborative Researcher

Professor Dr. HARAGUCHI Akira
  • Professor Dr. HARAGUCHI Akira

  • The University of Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan

  • Current research interest:

  • Environmental dynamic analysis, Ecology/environment, Plant nutrient science/soil studies

  • Email: akhgc@env.kitakyu-u.ac.jp

  • Phone: +81-93-695-3383

  • Detail

Professor Dr. Kenji SAKAI
  • Professor Dr. Kenji SAKAI

  • Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

  • Current research interest:

  • - Ecology and Application of Thermophilic Microorganisms
    - Molecular analysis of intestinal microorganisms in soil earthwarm
    - Microbiology in treatment of waste material and waste water
    - Studies on thermophilic microorganisms for producing functional compost from organic waste materials
    - Molecular microbiological analysis of mixed culture system
    - Studies on prebiotics and probiotics

  • Email: kensak@agr.kyushu-u.ac.jp

  • Phone: +81-92-642-2861

  • Detail

Professor Dr. NISHIDA Haruo
  • Professor Dr. NISHIDA Haruo

  • Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan

  • Current research interest:

  • Email: nishida@life.kyutech.ac.jp

  • Phone: +81-93-695-6233

  • Detail

Professor Dr. Yoshihito SHIRAI
  • Professor Dr. Yoshihito SHIRAI

  • Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan

  • Current research interest:

  • Development of zero-emission systems by the rational engineering of biological functions.

  • Email: shirai@life.kyutech.ac.jp

  • Phone: +81-93-695-6060

  • Detail

Post Doctoral

Dr Ahmad Amiruddin Mohd Ali
  • Dr Ahmad Amiruddin Mohd Ali

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • EFFECTS OF PALM BIOMASS ADDITION ON THE ENHANCED BIOGAS IN METHANE FERMENTATION OF PALM OIL MILL EFFLUENT AND THE MICROBIOTA CHANGES

  • Email: amiruddin_99@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6012-288-3150

  • Detail | Group's Publication

PhD Students

  • Dhurga Devi Rajaratanam

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Email: dhurga228@hotmail.com

  • Phone:

  • Detail

  • Diana Binti Mohd Nor

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Email: ummuistiqomah@gmail.com

  • Phone:

  • Detail

Elmy Nahida Binti Othman
  • Elmy Nahida Binti Othman

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Controlled depolymerization of polyhydroxyalkanoates by steam hydrolysis

  • Email: elnada2712@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-294-2168

  • Detail

Mohd Azwan Jenol
  • Mohd Azwan Jenol

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Biohydrogen from Sago Waste by Local Isolate

  • Email: azwan.jenol@gmail.com

  • Phone: +60177905483

  • Detail

Muhamad Yusuf Bin Hasan
  • Muhamad Yusuf Bin Hasan

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • Compost hybrid modeling of organic waste

  • Email: myusufhasan@gmail.com

  • Phone: +60132470038

  • Detail

  • Nik Ida Mardiana Binti Nik Pa

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Expression, Purification and Characterization of Polyhistidine-Tagged Recombinant Cyclodextrin Glycosyltransferase from Escherichia coli

  • Email: nikmardiana@unikl.edu.my

  • Phone:

  • Detail

Noor Farisha Binti Abd. Rahim
  • Noor Farisha Binti Abd. Rahim

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Bio-Based Polyesters from Palm Oil Catalyzed by Lipase (N435)

  • Email: miz_fasha@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6013-417-8656

  • Detail

Noor Ida Amalina binti Ahamad Nordin
  • Noor Ida Amalina binti Ahamad Nordin

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Super Heated Steam Treatment of Oil Palm Mesocarp Fiber for Biocomposite

  • Email: idamalina@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +016-202-2940

  • Detail

Nur Ain Zamzuri
  • Nur Ain Zamzuri

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • One-step biotransformation of ferulic acid into biovanillin by genetically engineered Escherichia coli.

  • Email: aenzamzuri@yahoo.com.my

  • Phone: +6012-355-7473

  • Detail

Nurul Asyifah Mustapha
  • Nurul Asyifah Mustapha

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Enzymatic Treatment for the Improvement of Nutritional Value of Brown Rice for Poultry

  • Email: syifah86@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6019-905-8490

  • Detail

Rozaimi Abu Samah
  • Rozaimi Abu Samah

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Screening and Optimization of Batch Adsorption and Fixed Bed Adsorption of Vanillin onto Resin H103

  • Email: rozaimiabusamah@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-774-5183

  • Detail

  • Ruqayyah Binti Masran

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Production of fermentable sugars from oil palm and sago wastes for value-added product

  • Email: ruqayyah91@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6014-5160535

  • Detail

  • Siti Jamilah Hanim Binti Mohd Yusof

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Development of Integrated Biorefinery Process for the Production of Bioethanol from Oil Palm Frond

  • Email: jamilahanim@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6012-365-1542

  • Detail

Siti Suliza Salamat
  • Siti Suliza Salamat

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • The Use of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Brunch and Palm Oil Mill Effluent in Oil Palm Plantations: Nutrients Recycling and Zero Emission System for Oil Palm Industry

  • Email: siti_sayyidah@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6019-7246402

  • Detail

Zuraidah Zanirun
  • Zuraidah Zanirun

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Production of fermentable sugars from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (OPEFB) using Crude Lignocellulolytic Enzymes Cocktail

  • Email: ieda_ring@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6013-3944087

  • Detail | Group's Publication

Master Students

Aisyah bt. Zulkarnain.
  • Aisyah bt. Zulkarnain.

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Determination of Enzymatic Pathway During the Bioconversion of Ferulic Acid into Biovanillin using Alkaline Hydrolysate of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunches

  • Email: ecahzul@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6017-3222016

  • Detail

  • Azam Fikri Bin Taifor

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Biohydrogen production from palm oil mill effluent through metabolic engineered strain

  • Email: azamfikri.t@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-920-2771

  • Detail

Hazwani Binti Husin
  • Hazwani Binti Husin

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Optimization of Simultaneous Saccharfification And Fermentation for Biobuatanol Production from Sago Biomass

  • Email: hazwanihusin@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6017-449-4191

  • Detail

Iffah Nabilah Bt. Mohd Ariff
  • Iffah Nabilah Bt. Mohd Ariff

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Optimization of ligninolytic enzymes from commercial mushroom (Pleurotus florida and Pleurotus sajor-caju) using OPEFB as substrate

  • Email: iffahnabilah90@yahoo.com

  • Phone:

  • Detail

Izzudin Bin Ibrahim
  • Izzudin Bin Ibrahim

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • Medium Scale 2-Step Production of Activated Carbon from Biomass Using Brick and Metal Ovens

  • Email: izzudin.ibrahim.1@gmail.com

  • Phone: +60166602157

  • Detail

  • Marahaini Binti Md Mokhtar

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Email: marahaini90@gmail.com

  • Phone:

  • Detail

Mohamad Farhan Bin Mohamad Sobri
  • Mohamad Farhan Bin Mohamad Sobri

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Molecular cloning of β-glucosidase gene into Candida tropicalis for enhancement of bioethanol production from oil palm empty fruit bunch

  • Email: m.farhansobri@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-2901316

  • Detail

  • Mohammed Abdillah Bin Ahmad Farid

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Utilization of Activated Carbon Produced from Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB) in Biodiesel Production using Used Cooking Oil as Feedstock

  • Email: abdillah.upm@gmail.com

  • Phone: 011-12242859

  • Detail

Mohd Hafif bin Samsudin
  • Mohd Hafif bin Samsudin

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • Pilot scale co-composting of kitchen waste and garden waste with biochar addition using windrow and in-vessel system for production of biofertilizer

  • Email: mhafif91@gmail.com

  • Phone: 0177219636

  • Detail

Mohd Nor Faiz b. Norrrahim
  • Mohd Nor Faiz b. Norrrahim

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Evaluation of PE/PHA blends as food packaging plastics: Properties and Recyclability

  • Email: faiznorrrahim@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-279-8509

  • Detail

Mohd Rahimi Bin Zakaria @ Mamat
  • Mohd Rahimi Bin Zakaria @ Mamat

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Alternative route to crotonic acid production by pyrolysis of polyhydroxybutyrate- containing bacterium Cupriavidus necator NCIMB 11599

  • Email: pioneer_asis01@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6013-908-8208

  • Detail

Mohd Ridzuan Othman
  • Mohd Ridzuan Othman

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • Appropriate Treatment of Palm Oil Mill Final Discharge Wastewater as Recycled Water

  • Email: dh_zuan@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6012-974-2120

  • Detail

Mohd. Ezreeza Mohamed Yusoff
  • Mohd. Ezreeza Mohamed Yusoff

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Oil Palm Decanter Cake as an Alternative Adsorbent for the Treatment of Heavy Metals from Industrial Wastes

  • Email: m.ezreeza@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6017-308-6334

  • Detail

Muhammad Azman Bin Zakaria
  • Muhammad Azman Bin Zakaria

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Development of Biological Bacterial Support during Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Food Waste and Sewage Sludge for Methane Production

  • Email: azman_6011@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +60135903018

  • Detail

Muhammad Nazmir bin Mohd Warid
  • Muhammad Nazmir bin Mohd Warid

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Optimization of Superheated Steam Treatment Conditions for Oil Palm Mesocarp Fiber to be used in Biocomposite

  • Email: nazmirwarid@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6017-793-7448

  • Detail

Muhammad Siddiq Bin Mohamed Salleh
  • Muhammad Siddiq Bin Mohamed Salleh

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • IN-SITU RECOVERY OF BIOBUTANOL PRODUCED FROM ACETONE-BUTANOL-ETHANOL FERMENTATION USING GAS STRIPPING-DISTILLATION TECHNIQUE

  • Email: siddiqsalleh@gmail.com

  • Phone: 0193758123

  • Detail

  • Nur Atheera Aiza Binti Md Razali

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Optimization and Scaling up Simultaneous Cellulosic Biobutanol Production using Oil Palm Biomass as Substrate

  • Email: atheera.aiza@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6010-2560139

  • Detail

Nur Falia Shazana Manja Binti Farid
  • Nur Falia Shazana Manja Binti Farid

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Improved Recovery of biobased crotonic acid

  • Email: falia.manja@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6013-370-6428

  • Detail

  • Nur Fatin Athirah Binti Ahmad Rizal

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioenergy

  • Current research title:

  • Effect of Physical and Biological Pretreatment on OPEFB & OPMF for Fermentable Sugars Production

  • Email: nurfatinrizal@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6019-503-4415

  • Detail

Nur Sharmila Binti Sharip
  • Nur Sharmila Binti Sharip

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Email: nursharmilasharip@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-743-9302

  • Detail

Nurhajirah Binti Mohamed Biran
  • Nurhajirah Binti Mohamed Biran

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biomaterial

  • Current research title:

  • Email: nurhajirah90@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +6017-622-0494

  • Detail

Nurul Hanisah Binti Md Badrul Hisham
  • Nurul Hanisah Binti Md Badrul Hisham

  • Bioenergy-Bioproduct Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Bioproduct

  • Current research title:

  • Characterization and Optimization of Biosurfactant from Used Cooking Oil by Local Isolates for Heavy Metals Removal

  • Email: sinsa_hanisah@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +603-8947 1182

  • Detail

Zulnaim Dzulkurnain
  • Zulnaim Dzulkurnain

  • Biofertilizer-Biomaterial Research Group

  • Sub-Group: Biofertilizer

  • Current research title:

  • Co-composting of municipal sewage sludge and landscaping waste by pilot scale system and the application of compost to an ornamental plant

  • Email: zulnaimdzulkurnain90@gmail.com

  • Phone: +6013-464-7008

  • Detail

Research Assistants

Staff

Norkhoiriah Binti Ramli
  • Norkhoiriah Binti Ramli

  • Group Secretary

  • Biorefinery Complex, Biomass Technology Centre, UPM Serdang, Malaysia

  • Email: nordivers@gmail.com

  • Phone: +603-8947-1182


Rosema Ghazali
  • Rosema Ghazali

  • Group Secretary

  • Biorefinery Complex, Biomass Technology Centre, UPM Serdang, Malaysia

  • Email: rosema_ghazali@yahoo.com

  • Phone: +603-8947-1182


Numbers
49

Current Members

08

Principal
Researcher

04

Collaborative
Researcher

01

PostDoc Students

15

PhD Students

23

Master Students

00

Research
Assistants

02

Group Staff

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