Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mat Salleh, FMASS, MIEEE, FMSSS

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Principal Research Fellow

Phone: +603 89118548 or +603-89215892


Experince: Lecturer at the Department of Physics UKM since 1973; Associate Professor, 1991; Professor since 1997; and Principal Research Fellow of the Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics, 2003. Head of Physics Department of UKM from 1986-1991. Visiting Professor at Tokyo Agriculture and Technology University (1991), Visiting Researcher at Takasaki Radiation Chemistry Research Establishment (1991-1992), and Coventry University, United Kingdom (1995).



Drs. Physics Institut Teknologi Bandung (1973)
PhD Theoretical Solid State Physics University of London (1979)



Fellow FMASSS Malaysian Association of Solid State Society
Member MIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Inc., USA
Member MOSA Optical Society of America (OSA)
Member, Editorial Board: Journal of Solid State Science & Technology


Gold Medal for Invention I.TEX’99, Invention and Design Society, 25 September 1999.
WIPO Award Outstanding Inventor I-TEX’99, 25 September 1999.
Kandiah Invention Award 1999, 25 September 1999.
Gold Medal for 28th International Invention Geneva, 12 April 2000.
Gold Medal for Invention I.TEX’02, Invention and Design Society, 25 Marc 2002.
Gold Medal for 30th International Invention Geneva, 12 April 2002.
KWIA Invention Award 2002, Korean Women Inventors Association (KWIA), 7 December 2002.
Gold Medal for Invention 2002 Seoul International Invention Fair, KIPA, Korea, 7 December 2002.
Gold Medal for Invention OLED for Display System in IPTA R&D Exhb. 2005, 30 Sept.-2 Okt. 2005 di PWTC
Gold Medal for product of OLED) for Display System, UKM Research and Innovetion Expo 2005 UKM.


Supervised 6 PhD and 25 MSc projects; in progress: 2 PhD and 8 MSc projects.
Published more than 200 papers in Journals and Proceedings.
Conducted more than 15 research projects in fabrication of thin films, sensors solar cells and organic light emitting diodes.
Member – Committee of several International Conferences on Microelectronics, Solid State Physics and Nanotechnology.
Reviewer for several repute international journals.
PhD/MSc Examiner: Universiti Malaya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Mara


1. M. M. Salleh, Akrajas dan M. Yahaya, 2002. Optical sensing of capsicum aroma using four porphyrins derivatives thin films. Thin Solid Films417:162-165.
2. M. M. Salleh, Akrajas dan M. Yahaya, 2002. Optical sensing of volatile organic compounds using metalloporphyrins Langmuir-Blodgett films. Inter. J. of Nonlin. Sci. and Num.Simul. 3:461-464.
3. A. A. Umar, M. M. Salleh, M. Yahaya, 2004. Self-assembled monolayer of copper(II) meso-tetra(4-sulfanatophenyl) porphyrin as an optical gas sensor. Sens. and Act. B 101:231-235.
4. M.Y.A. Rahman, M. M. Salleh, I.A. Talib, M. Yahaya, 2004. Effect of ionic conductivity of a PVC-LiClO4 based solid polymeric electrolyte on the performance of solar cells of ITO/TiO2/PVC-LiClO4/graphite. J. of Pow. Sour. 133:293-297.
5. Wong, Y.Y., Yahaya, M., Mat Salleh. M & Yeop Majlis, B. 2005, Controlled growth of silicon nanowires synthesized via solid–liquid–solid mechanism. Sci. and Tech. of Adv. Mat., 6:330-334.
6. M.Y.A. Rahman, M.M. Salleh, I.A.Talib, M.Yahaya & A.Ahmad, 2007. Current transport mechanism and photovoltaic properties of photoelectrochemical cells of ITO/TiO2/PVC-LiClO4/graphite. Cur.App. Phys, 7:446-449.
7. A. A. Umar, M. M. Salleh and M. Yahaya, 2008. Optical gas sensing selectivity property of ruthenium (II)-metalloporphyrins Langmuir-Blodgett films, Cur.App. Phys, 8: 53-56.
8. Sepeai S., Salleh M.M., Yahaya M., Umar A.A. 2009. Improvement of white organic light emitting diode performances by an annealing process. Thin Solid Films, 517(16): 4679-4683.
9. Umar A.A., Oyama M., Salleh M.M., Majlis B.Y. 2009. Crystal Growth and Design, 9(6): 2835-2840.
10. Yap C.C., Yahaya M., Salleh M.M. 2009. Influence of tetrabutylammonium hexafluorophosphate (TBAPF6) doping level on the performance of organic light emitting diodes based on PVK:PBD blend films. Current Applied Physics, 9(5): 722-726.