Dr. Mohd. Zulhakimi Ab. Razak, SMIEEE

Research Fellow / Senior Lecturer
Phone: +603 89118169
E-mail: zul.hakimi@ukm.edu.my
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GRA VACANCY for a research project on IoT Smart Circuit Platform @ IMEN-UKM
We would like to invite applications for positions of Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) for a research project on Smart Interfacing Circuits of IoT Devices for Artificial Kidney Active Monitoring System.
1. Bachelor or master degree in Electronics Engineering, Physics or other relevant Degree
2. Candidate MUST register for Master/PhD at the Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
3. Proficient in English and Bahasa Melayu.
4. Strong interest in research and willing to learn.
5. Highly motivated, able to work independently, friendly, diligent.
6. Prior experience on IoT programming and/or hardware design would be an advantage
7. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for an interview.



  • Integrated system design
  • Optoelectronics system
  • Mixed-signal IC design, and
  • Smart circuits for internet-of-things (IoT) applications.



  • PhD (IC/VLSI Design), University of Edinburgh, UK.
  • Sc (Electronics and Information Technology), University of Applied Science Rosenheim, Germany.
  • Eng(Hons.)( Electronics and Electrical Engineering), University of Strathclyde, UK.



  • Research Assistant, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany, Oct 2002 – May 2003.


RESEARCH GRANTS (Total = RM3.3 million, head of research grant = 2)

  1. ICF, 11/2019 – 10/2021, RM 389,965.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: IF0419I1076.
  2. SMART Challenge Fund, 10/2018 – 03/2021, RM 2, 360,000.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: PR1217Q1145.
  3. FRGS, 01/2019 – 03/2021, RM 82,000.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: FRGS/1/2018/TK04/UKM/02/11.
  4. DCP, 12/2018 – 02/2021, RM 100,000.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: DCP-2018-001/2.
  5. GUP, 11/2018 – 02/2021, RM 60,000.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: GUP-2018-158.
  6. GGPM, 11/2017 – 01/2021, RM 49,000.00 (project leader). Grant Code: GGPM-2017-091.
  7. GUP, 08/2018 – 08/2020, RM 63,000.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: GUP-2018-079.
  8. MI Grant, 11/2018 – 11/2019, RM 97,800.00 co-investigator). Grant Code: MI-2018-019.
  9. GGPM, 11/2017 – 11/2019, RM 49,000.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code: GGPM-2017-102.
  10. GUP, 11/2017 – 11/2019, RM 47,600.00 (co-investigator). Grant Code GUP-2017-068.
  11. GGPK, 12/2016 – 12/2019, RM 21,000.00 (project leader). Grant Code: GGPK-2016-005.


Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET), UK
Graduate Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Malaysia


  1. L. S. Lim, M. S. Islam, S. H. M. Ali, M. Z. A. Razak, K. H. Yeo, and H. Y. Wong, “Sub-Threshold Start-Up Circuit with Dynamic Body-Biasing for Boost Converters in Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting”, Sadhana. DOI: 10.1007/s12046-020-01386-2. Jun 2020.
  2. A. M. Salim, M. Z. A. Razak, S. R. Azzuhri, M. A. Ismail, F. Ahmad, and S. W. Harun, “Investigation of U-Shaped Microfiber Temperature Sensor Using a Combination of Thermal Expansion of a Metal and Reflectivity of a Silver Coated Mirror”, Optik. DOI: 10.1016/J.IJLEO.2020.164256. Mar 2020.
  3. A. M. Salim, M. Z. A. Razak, S. R. Azzuhri, M. A. Ismail, F. Ahmad, and S. W. Harun, “Generation of Microsecond Ytterbium-Doped Fiber Laser Pulses using Bismuth Telluride Thin Film as Saturable Absorber”, Sains Malaysiana. DOI: 10.17576/JSM-2019-4806-17. Jun 2019.
  4. Z. A. Razak, M. F. R. Wee, M. R. Buyong, S. H. M. Ali, C. H. The, J. A. Sukor, and A. G. Ismail, “Kesan Sistematik Modifikasi Dielektrik Dengan Asid Fosfonik Alkil Ekalapisan Terhadap Prestasi Transistor Filem Nipis Organik Saluran-n (Translated as: The Effects of Systematic Dielectrics Modification of Self-Assembled Layers of Alkyl Phosphonic Acid on the Performance of n-Channel Organic Thin-Film Transistor)”, Sains Malaysiana. DOI: 10.17576/JSM-2019-4806-18. Jun 2019.
  5. A. M. Salim, S. R. Azzuhri, M. I. M. A. Khudus, M. Z. A. Razak, N. S. Nasir, and I. S. Amiri, “Generation of Dual-Wavelength Ytterbium-Doped Fibre Laser Using a Highly Nonlinear Fibre”, Laser Physics. DOI: 10.1088/1555-6611/AADC51. Sep 2018.
  6. R. Azzuhri, I. S. Amiri, A. S. Zulkhairi, M. A. M. Salim, M. Z. A. Razak, M. F. Khyasudeen, H. Ahmad, R. Zakaria, and P. Yupapin, “Application of Graphene Oxide based Microfiber-Knot Resonator for Relative Humidity Sensing”, Results in Physics. DOI: 10.1016/J.RINP.2018.05.009. Jun 2018.
  7. A. M. Salim, H. Ahmad, S. R. Azzuhri, M. Z. A. Razak, and S. W. Harun, “Tunable Wavelength Generation in 1-micron Region Incorporating 16-Channel Arrayed Waveguide Grating (AWG)”, Laser Physics. DOI: 10.1088/1555-6611/AA9141. Nov 2017.
  8. A. Shaharuddin, S. R. Azzuhri, M. A. Ismail, F. A. A. Rashid, M. Z. Samion, M. Z. A. Razak, and H. Ahmad, “Tunable Q-switched Ytterbium-Doped Fibre Laser by Using Zinc Oxide as Saturable Absorber”, Opto-Electronics Review. DOI: 10.1016/J.OPELRE.2017.01.002. May 2017.
  9. Sampe, N. A. A. Semsudin, F. F. Zulkifli, M. S. Islam, and M. Z. A. Razak, “Hybrid Energy Harvester Based on Radio Frequency, Thermal and Vibration Inputs for Biomedical Devices”, Asian Journal of Scientific Research. DOI: 10.3923/AJSR.2017.79.87. Mar 2017.
  10. Ahmad, S. I. Ooi, M. Z. A. Razak, S. R. Azzuhri, A. A. Jasim, K. Thambiratnam, M. F. Ismail, and M. A. Ismail, “Investigation of Ellipticity and Pump Power in a Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Laser using the Nonlinear Polarization Potation Technique”, Chinese Optics Letters. DOI: 10.3788/COL201715.051402. Mar 2017.
  11. Ahmad, M. J. Faruki, M. Z. A. Razak, Z. C. Tiu, and M. F. Ismail, “Evanescent Field Interaction of Tapered Fiber with Graphene Oxide in Generation of Wide-Bandwidth Mode-Locked Pulses”, Optics and Laser Technology Journal. DOI: 10.1016/J.OPTLASTEC.2016.09.005. Feb 2017.
  12. T. Rahman, F. A. A. Rashid, H. Ahmad, S. R. Azzuhri, M. Z. A. Razak, and M. J. Faruki, “Dual-Wavelength Ytterbium-Doped Fiber Laser Using Microfiber and D-Shaped Polished Fiber”, Optik: International Journal for Light and Electron Optics. DOI: 10.1016/J.IJLEO.2016.11.158. Feb 2017.
  13. J. Faruki, M. Z. A. Razak, S. R. Azzuhri, M. T. Rahman, M. R. K. Soltanian, G. Brambilla, B. M. A. Rahman, K.T.V. Grattan, R. de la Rue, and H. Ahmad, “Effect of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Nanoparticle Coating on the Detection Performance of Microfiber Knot Resonator Sensors for Relative Humidity Measurement”, Material Express. DOI: 10.1166/MEX.2016.1342. Dec 2016.
  14. Ahmad, M. J. Faruki, M. Z. A. Razak, M. F. Jaddoa, S. R. Azzuhri, M.T. Rahman, and M. F. Ismail, “A Combination of Tapered Fibre and Polarization Controller in Generating Highly Stable and Tunable Dual-Wavelength C-Band Laser”, Journal of Modern Optics. DOI: 10.1080/09500340.2016.1260172. Nov 2016.
  15. Ahmad, F. A. A. Rashid, S. R. Azzuhri, M. A. M. Salim, R. A. Shaharuddin, M. A. Ismail, and M. Z. A. Razak, “The Generation of Passive Dual Wavelengths Q-Switched YDFL by MoSe2 Film”, Laser Physics Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1612-2011/13/11/115102. Oct. 2016.
  16. Z. A. Razak, Z. S. Saleh, F. Ahmad, C.L. Anyi, S.W. Harun, and H. Arof, “High-Power Q-Switched Erbium-Ytterbium Codoped Fiber Laser using Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Saturable Absorber”, Journal of Optical Engineering. DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.55.10.106112. Oct 2016.
  17. Ahmad, M. T. Rahman, M. J. Faruki, S. R. Azzuhri, M. F. Ismail, N. M. Shah, and M. Z. A. Razak, “Graphene Oxide (GO)-Based Wideband Optical Polarizer Using A Non-Adiabatic Microfiber”, Journal of Modern Optics. DOI: 10.1080/09500340.2016.1241903. Oct 2016.
  18. F. Jaddoa, M. Z. A. Razak, M. A. M. Salim, A. S. Sharbirin, N. Nayan, M. F. Ismail, and H. Ahmad, “Tunable Single Wavelength Erbium-doped Fiber Ring Laser Based on In-line Mach Zehnder Strain”, Optik: International Journal for Light and Electron Optics. DOI: 10.1016/J.IJLEO.2016.06.046, Oct 2016.
  19. A. A. Rashid, S. R. Azzuhri, M. A. M. Salim, R. A. Shaharuddin, M. A. Ismail, M. F. Ismail, M. Z. A. Razak, and H. Ahmad, “Using a Black Phosphorus Saturable Absorber to Generate Dual Wavelengths in a Q-Switched Ytterbium-Doped Fiber Laser”, Laser Physics Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1612-2011/13/8/085102, Jul 2016.
  20. F. Jaddoa, M. J. Faruki, M. Z. A. Razak, S. R. Azzuhri, and H. Ahmad, “Passively Q-switched Fiber Laser Based On Interaction of Evanescent Field in Optical Microfiber with Graphene-Oxide Saturable Absorber”, Ukrainian Journal of Physical Optics. DOI: 10.3116/16091833/17/2/58/2016, Apr 2016.
  21. F. Jaddoa, A. A. Jasim, M. Z. A. Razak, S. W. Harun, and H. Ahmad, “Highly Responsive NaCl Detector Based On Inline Microfiber Mach-Zehnder Interferometer”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. DOI: 10.1016/J.SNA.2015.11.014, Jan 2016.
  22. Ahmad, M. T. Rahman, S. N.A. Sakeh, M. Z. A. Razak, and M. Z. Zulkifli, “Humidity Sensor Based on Microfiber Resonator with Reduced Graphene Oxide”, Optik: International Journal for Light and Electron Optics. DOI: 10.1016/J.IJLEO.2015.11.184, Mar 2016.
  23. Amiri, M. R. K. Soltanian, S. E. Alavi, A. R. Othman, M. Z. A. Razak, and H. Ahmad, “Microring Resonator for Transmission of Solitons Via Wired/Wireless Optical Communication”, Journal of Optics. DOI: 10.1007/s12596-015-0269-2, Aug 2015.
  24. Z. A. Razak, S. A. Reduan, A. S. Sharbirin, N. Jamaludin, M. Z. Zulkifli, and H. Ahmad, “Noncontact Optical Displacement Sensor using an Adiabatic U-Shaped Tapered Fiber”, IEEE Sensor Journal. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2015.2426685, Apr 2015.