Prof. Dr. Azrul Azlan Hamzah, SMIEEE

Director,
Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer

Phone: +603-8911 8540 / 8552
Email: azlanhamzah@ukm.edu.my

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Ph.D. (Microelectromechanical Systems), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 2008.
BSc. (Manufacturing Engineering), University of California, Berkeley, USA, May 2000.

 

RESEARCH/DEVELOPMENT

Group Leader:

1. Improvement of Bi2Te3 thermoelectric properties using SiO2 graphene balls for MEMS thermoelectric microgenerator
Begin: January 2019
End: December 2021
Grant: RM 116,000 from Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia

2. Design and Fabrication of Silicon Membrane Filtration System for Artificial Kidney
Begin: August 2017
End: August 2019
Grant: RM 94,000 from Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia

3. Peranti Bioperubatan dengan IoT
Begin: January 2018
End: January 2020
Grant: RM 100,000 from Dana Pembangunan Penyelidikan PTJ, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

4. Thin Nanoporous Silicon Membrane for Biological Fluids Filtration
Begin: Julai 2014
End: June 2017
Grant: RM 129,000 from Fundemental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia

 

Member of Research Project:

1. IMENGiTi PD: A Portable Tidal Peritoneal Dialysis System
Begin: October 2018
End: April 2020
Grant: RM 2,360,000 from SMART Fund e-Dana, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Malaysia

2. Silicon Carbide Based MEMS Sonic Microphone
Begin: October 2015
End: September 2018
Grant: RM 180,000 from IRU-MRUN Collaboration Project, Australia

3. MEMS for Artificial Kidney
Begin: July 2014
End: June 2017
Grant: RM 4,700,000 from Dana HiCoE,Ministry of Education, Malaysia

4. Vertical-Aligned Graphene Interdigitated for Ultra-Sensitive NEMS
Begin: February 2015
End: January 2020
Grant: RM 2,048,800 from Long Run Grant Scheme (LRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia

 

RESEARCH PROJECT RECOGNITIONS / ACHIEVEMENTS

Patent

  1. Azrul Azlan Hamzah and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis,
    A Packaged MEMS Device.
  2. Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Hafzaliza Erny Zainal Abidin and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, High Capacitance Vertical Graphene Interdigital Supercapacitor for Powering Biomedical Devices.
  3. Jumril Yunas, Azrul Azlan Hamah and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis,
    Electromagnetic Micropump with Patternable Magnetic Polymer Composites Based Actuator Membrane and Methods of the Fabrication.
  4. Azrul Azlan Hamzah and Dee Chang Fu,
    Bi2Te3 as A Dual Functioning Device – Logic Circuit and Sensor.
  5. Muhamad Ramdzan Buyong, Azrul Azlan Hamzah and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis,
    A Method for Lateral and Vertical Dielectrophoresis Particle Separation Using Two Intensity Electric Field (Tapered/Dwindle Microelectrode Array for Dielectrophoresis Based Applications).
  6. Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Muhamad Ramdzan Buyong and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis,
    A Method for Liquid Based : Si Pores Membrane Filtration and Dielectrophoresis Separation Mechanism with Selectivity Repellent Behaviour for Development of Artificial Kidney.

National Honor and Awards

  • Expo penyelidikan IPTA 2005, Gold Medal – Micro Encapsulation for MEMS Sensor and Actuator Devices
  • Malaysian Technology Expo 2007, Bronze Medal – Microneedles Array for Drug Delivery
  • Malaysian Technology Expo 2009, Gold Medal – Micropump for Precise Microvolume Liquid Handling

International Honor and Awards

  • IENA2007, Nuremberg, Germany, Gold Medal – Microneedles Array for Skin Care Treatment Applications
  • 34th International Invention Exposition, 2006, Geneva, Switzerland: Silver Medal – Micro Encapsulation for MEMS Sensor and Actuator Devices
  • ITEX07, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Silver Medal- Microneedles Array for Skin Care Treatment Applications

 

PUBLICATIONS

Journals

  1. Muzalifah Mohd Said, Jumril Yunas, Badariah Bais, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Hybrid polymer composite membrane for an electromagnetic (EM) valveless micropump, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (2017) (Q1).
  2. Nurhafizah Burham, Azrul Azlan Hamzah*, Jumril Yunas, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Electrochemically etched nanoporous silicon membrane for separation of biological molecules in mixture, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (2017) (Q1).
  3. Muhammad Ramdzan Buyong, Farhad Larki, Celine Elie Caille, Yazuru Takamura, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Burhanuddin Y. Majlis, Determination of laterel and vertical dielectrophoresis forces using tapered microelectrode array, Micro & Nano Letters (2017).
  4. Teck-Yaw Tiong, Chang-Fu Dee, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Boon Tong Goh, Yuan-Yee Wong, Lia Ooi, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Muhammad Mat Salleh, Ishaq Ahmad, A rapid respondingultraviolet sensor based on multi-parallel aligned ZnO nanowires field effect transistor,
  5. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical (2017) (Q1).
    Nabihah Sihar, Teck Yaw Tiong, Chang Fu Dee, Poh Choon Ooi, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Mohd Ambri Mohamed & Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Ultraviolet light-assisted copper oxide nanowires hydrogen gas sensor, Nanoscale Research Letters (2018) (Q1).
  6. Muzalifah Mohd Said, Jumril Yunas, Badariah Bais, Azrul Azlan Hamzah and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, The design fabrication and testing of an electromagnetic micropump with a matrix patterned magnetic polymer composite actuator membrane, Micromachines (2018) (Q2).
  7. Tuan Norjihan Tuan Yaakub, Jumril Yunas, Rhonira Latif, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Mohd Farhanulhakim Mohd Razip Wee, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Surface Modification of Electroosmotic Silicon Microchannel Using Thermal Dry Oxidation, Micromachines (2018)(Q2).
  8. Teck-Yaw Tiong, Lia Ooi, Chang-Fu Dee, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Curvature contribution on anodic aluminium oxide pore formation: a detailed analytical study, Nanotechnology (2018) (Q1).
  9. M.H.S. Alrashdan, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, B. Y. Majlis, Power density optimization for MEMS piezoelectric micro power generator below 100 Hz applications, Microsystem Technologies (2018) (Q2).
  10. Siti Aisyah Zawawi,Azrul Azlan Hamzah,Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis and Faisal Mohd-Yasin. 2019. Nano-indentation of cubic silicon carbide on silicon film. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 58. No. 5, pp. 1006-1009.
  11. Kamarul Asyikin Mustafa, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, Jumril Yunas and Azrul Azlan Hamzah. 2019. Fabrication of micromachined uniform microtrench arrays for silicon based filtration membrane. Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 48, No. 6, pp. 1171-1178.
  12. Muhamad Ramdzan Buyong, Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani, Azrul Azlan Hamzah and Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis. 2019. Dielectrophoresis manipulation: versatile lateral and vertical mechanisms. Biosensors-Basel, Vol. 9, No. (1), pp. 30. doi: 10.3390/bios9010030
  13. Muhammad Izzuddin Abd Samad, Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani, Ahmad Sabirin Zoolfakar, Azrul Azlan Hamzah, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis and Muhamad Ramdzan Buyong. 2019. Micro and Nanosystems, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 40-46.

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Electron Devices Society (EDS), Malaysian Chapter (2018-current).