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Department of Chemical Sciences

Oleochemistry Program

Professor Dr. Muhammad Rahimi Yusop

  • 03-8921 5424
  • rahimi@ukm.edu.my

Education: B.Sc., M.Sc. (UKM), Ph.D. (Edinburgh, UK)

Expertise: Oleochemistry, Chemical catalysis, Chemical biology

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Professor Dr. Mohamad Azwani Shah Bin Mat Lazim

  • 03-8921 5446
  • azwanlazim@ukm.edu.my

Education: BSc, MSc (UKM), PhD (Bristol)

Expertise: Hydrocolloids, Natural rubber, Oleochemical modification, Starch based, Advanced material

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Dr. Rozida Mohd Khalid

Education: B.Sc., M.Sc. (UPM), Ph.D. (UBristol, UK)

Expertise: Natural product chemistry, Chemical biology, Biosynthesis of fats and oils

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Associate Professor Ts. ChM. Dr. Darfizzi Bin Derawi

Education: B.Sc., Ph.D. (UKM)

Expertise: Oleochemicals/biolubricants, Catalysis for bioenergy, Nanoparticles, Advanced biofuels

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ChM. Dr. Suria Binti Ramli

  • 03-8921 5828
  • su_ramli@ukm.edu.my

Education: SmSn. (Hons),  SSn (UKMalaysia), Phd (Queensland)

Expertise: Colloidal systems, Transdermal drug delivery, Cosmetic/cosmeceutical, Microneedle, Oleochemistry

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Dr. Mohd Firdaus Bin Mohd Yusoff

  • 03-8921 5424
  • fir_my@ukm.edu.my

Education: SmSn (Hons) UKMalaysia, MSc (UKMalaysia), PhD (Aarhus)

Expertise: Oils and fats modification for food and non-food application, Plant based surfactants and cosmetic products, Plant esters, oilseeds and oleochemicals

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Dr. Nurul Asikin Bt Mijan

  • 03-8921 5424
  • nurul.asikin@ukm.edu.my

Education: B.Sc. (Kimia Petroleum), M.Sc. (Kimia)-UPM Malaysia & Ph.D (Kimia) - UM Malaysia

Expertise: Nano-Materials, Biomass Conversion Technology (Catalytic conversion of biomass), Oleochemistry (Carboxy functionality of fatty acids), Catalysis (Heterogeneous catalyst, mixed metal oxides, acid-base catalyst), Energy & Fuels (Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel, Biofuels)

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