Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics

 Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics

Dr. Ooi Poh Choon

Senior Lecturer / Research Fellow

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2013 PhD in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
2006 Master of Science (Theoretical Physics), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
2003 Bachelor of Science (Physics), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia



2016-2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics, Universiti Kebangasaan Malaysia.
2015-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, Nano Quantum Electronics Lab, Hanyang University, South Korea.
2014-2015 Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Physics and Information Engineering, Fuzhou University, China.



Nanomaterials, Polymer electronics devices, Non-volatile memory, Nanogenerator, Gas sensor



Exploring 2D nanomaterials for the applications in polymer electronics devices, for example non-volatile memory devices and piezoelectric energy harvesters.


  1. Syed Jamal Ahmed Kazmi (PhD), Co-SV
  2. Rahmat Zaki Auliya (PhD), Main SV
  3. Elyani Abu Bakar (PhD), Co-SV



Plasma Polymerization of Organosilicon Coating as Dielectric Barrier for Memristor Applications (A Non-Volatile Memory Device and Method of Producing the Same) (File Number: UKM IKB/108/2/1452)



  1. Kazmi, J., Ooi, P. C., Goh, B. T., Lee, M. K., Wee, M. M. R., Karim, S. S. A., Raza, S. R. A., & Mohamed, M. A. Bi-doping improves the magnetic properties of zinc oxide nanowires. RSC Adv., 10(39), 23297-23311 (2020).
  2. Abidin, H. E. Z., Ooi, P. C., Tiong, T. Y., Marsi, N., Ismardi, A., Noor, M. M., Fathi, N. A., Abd Aziz, N., Sahari, S. K., & Sugandi, G. Stress and Deformation of Optimally Shaped Silicon Microneedles for Transdermal Drug Delivery. J. Pharm. Sci.(2020)
  3. Ng, K. E., Ooi, P. C., Haniff, M. A. S. M., Goh, B. T., Dee, C. F., Chang, W. S., Mohd Razip Wee, M. F., Mohamed, M. A. Performance of all-solution-processed, durable 2D MoS2 flakesāˆ’ BaTiO3 nanoparticles in polyvinylidene fluoride matrix nanogenerator devices using N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone polar solvent. J. Alloys Compd., 850, 153160 (2020).
  4. Ooi, P. C., Mohammad Haniff, M. A. S., Mohd Razip Wee, M. F., Goh, B. T., Dee, C. F., Mohamed, M. A., & Majlis, B. Y. Electrical transportation mechanisms of molybdenum disulfide flakes-graphene quantum dots heterostructure embedded in polyvinylidene fluoride polymer. Sci. Rep., 9(1), 6761 (2019).
  5. Auliya, R. Z., Buyong, M. R., Majlis, B. Y., Wee, M. F. M. R. & Ooi, P. C. Characterization of embedded membrane in corrugated silicon microphones for high-frequency resonance applications. Microelectron. Int., (2019).
  6. Jaafar, M. M., Ooi, P. C., Wee, M. M. R., Haniff, M. A. S. M., Mohamed, M. A., Chang, E. Y., Majlis, B. Y. & Dee, C. F. Electrical bistabilities behaviour of all-solution-processed non-volatile memories based on graphene quantum dots embedded in graphene oxide layers. Mater. Sci. Mater. Electron., 30(17), 16415-16420 (2019).
  7. Alizadeh, M., Ooi, P. C., bin Omar, M. F., Dee, C. F., & Goh, B. T. (2019). Solid-State Limited Nucleation of NiSi/SiC Core-Shell Nanowires by Hot-Wire Chemical Vapor Deposition. Materials, 12(4), 674 (2019).
  8. Mohammad Haniff, M. A. S., Zainal Ariffin, N. H., Hafiz, S. M., Ooi, P. C., Syono, M. I. & Hashim, A. M. Wafer-scale Fabrication of Nitrogen-doped Reduced Graphene Oxide with Enhanced Quaternary-N for High-Performance Photodetection. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11(4), 4625-4636 (2019).
  9. Sihar, N., Tiong, T. Y., Dee, C. F., Ooi, P. C., Hamzah, A. A., Mohamed, M. A. & Majlis, B. Y. Ultraviolet Light-Assisted Copper Oxide Nanowires Hydrogen Gas Sensor. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 13, 150, (2018).
  10. Bakar, E. A., Mohamed, M. A., Ooi, P. C., Wee, M. F. M. R., Dee, C. F. & Majlis, B. Y. Fabrication of indium-tin-oxide free, all-solution-processed flexible nanogenerator device using nanocomposite of barium titanate and graphene quantum dots in polyvinylidene fluoride polymer matrix. Electron. 61, 289-295, (2018).
  11. Ooi, P. C., Wee, M. F. M. R., Dee, C. F., Yap, C. C., Salleh, M. M. & Majlis, B. Y. Fabrication of transparent bistable switching memory device using plasmapolymerized hexamethyldisiloxane layers with embedded graphene quantum dots. Thin Solid Films 645, 45-50, (2018).
  12. Ooi, P. C., Haniff, M. A. S. M., Wee, M. F. M. R., Dee, C. F., Goh, B. T., Mohamed, M. A. & Majlis, B. Y. Reduced graphene oxide preparation and its applications in solution-processed write-once-read-many-times graphene-based memory device. Carbon 124, 547-554, (2017).
  13. Ooi, P. C., Lin, J., Kim, T. W. & Li, F. Indium-tin-oxide, free, flexible, nonvolatile memory devices based on graphene quantum dots sandwiched between polymethylsilsesquioxane layers. Electron. 32, 115-119 (2016).
  14. Ooi, P. C., Lin, J., Kim, T. W. & Li, F. Tristable switching of the electrical conductivity through graphene quantum dots sandwiched in multi-stacked poly (methyl methacrylate) layers. Electron. 38, 379-383 (2016).
  15. Wu, J., Li, F., Zeng, Q., Nie, C., Ooi, P. C., Guo, T., Shan, G. & Su, Z. Flexible blue-green and white light-emitting electrochemical cells based on cationic iridium complex. Electron. 28, 314-318, (2016).
  16. Chen, W., Li, F., Ooi, P. C., Ye, Y., Kim, T. W. & Guo, T. Room temperature pH-dependent ammonia gas sensors using graphene quantum dots. Sensor Actuat. B-Chem. 222, 763-768, (2016).
  17. Wu, C., Li, F., Chen, W., Veeramalai, C. P., Ooi, P. C. & Guo, T. Electromagnetic induction heating for single crystal graphene growth: morphology control by rapid heating and quenching. Sci. Rep. 5, (2015).
  18. Nie, C., Li, F., Wu, J., Zeng, Q., Ooi, P. C., Veeramalai, C. P. & Guo, T. Solution-processed flexible blue organic light emitting diodes using graphene anode. Vacuum 121, 70-74, (2015).
  19. Ma, Z., Ooi, P. C., Li, F., Yun, D. & Kim, T. Electrical Bistabilities and Conduction Mechanisms of Nonvolatile Memories Based on a Polymethylsilsesquioxane Insulating Layer Containing CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots. Journal of Elec Materi, 1-5, (2015).
  20. Lin, J., Ooi, P. C., Li, F., Guo, T. & Kim, T. W. Solution-Processed, Flexible, and Transparent Non-Volatile Memory With Embedded Graphene Quantum Dots in Polymethylsilsesquioxane Layers. IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1212-1214 (2015).
  21. Ng, S., Razak, K., Goh, L., Cheong, K., Ooi, P. C. & Aw, K. Direct formation of AuNPs thin film using thermal evaporated zinc as sacrificial template in hydrothermal method. J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Electron. 25, 2227-2236 (2014).
  22. Aw, K. C., Ooi, P. C., Razak, K. A. & Gao, W. A transparent and flexible organic bistable memory device using parylene with embedded gold nanoparticles. J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. 24, 3116-3125, (2013).
  23. Ooi, P. C., Aw, K., Gao, W. & Razak, K. An optically transparent and flexible memory with embedded gold nanoparticles in a polymethylsilsesquioxane dielectric. Thin Solid Films 544, 597-601 (2013).
  24. Ooi, P. C., Aw, K. C., Razak, K. A., Makhsin, S. R. & Gao, W. Effects of metal electrodes and dielectric thickness on non-volatile memory with embedded gold nanoparticles in polymethylsilsesquioxane. Microelectron. Eng. 98, 74-79, (2012).
  25. Goh, L. P., Razak, K. A., Ridhuan, N. S., Cheong, K. Y., Ooi, P. C. & Aw, K. C. Direct formation of gold nanoparticles on substrates using a novel ZnO sacrificial templated-growth hydrothermal approach and their properties in organic memory device. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 7, (2012).
  26. Ahmad, Z., Ooi, P. C., Aw, K. C. & Sayyad, M. H. Electrical characteristics of poly(methylsilsesquioxane) thin films for non-volatile memory. Solid State Commun. 151, 297-300, (2011).
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