Institut Sel Fuel

 Masa Depan Tenaga

Lim Swee Su, PhD (Newcastle University)

Research Fellow

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  • Telephone: +603 8911 8537
  • Address: Fuel Cell Institute
  • Level 4, Research Complex
    National University of Malaysia
    43600 UKM Bangi


Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Newcastle University Jun 2019

M.S. in Chemical and Process Engineering, National University of Malaysia Sept 2011

B.S. in Biochemical Engineering, National University of Malaysia Aug 2008


Research Experiences

Research Fellow (2011-Present) Fuel Cell Institute, National University of Malaysia.

PhD Research Student (2014-2019) School of Engineering, Newcastle University. Advisors: Prof. Keith Scott & Dr. Eileen Yu “Microbial electrolysis cells with both anode and cathode catalysed by microorganisms”.

MSc Research Student (2008-2011) National University of Malaysia. Advisor: Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Wan Ramli Wan Daud “Optimization of Electricity Generation from Microbial Fuel Cells (MFC) based on Mixed and Single Cultures”.

Undergraduate Research (2007-2008) National University of Malaysia. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jamaliah Md. Jahim “Itaconic Acid Extraction by using Liquid Solvent Extraction Method”.



2017 Postgraduate Conference (CEAM, Newcastle University) Poster Presentation 3rd place

2009 Malaysian Toray Science Foundation (MTSF) Research Grant Award

2009 Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) Gold medal

2009 Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) Bronze medal


Professional Activities and Services

Coordinator for the research activities between the students of Fuel Cell Institute and Visiting Professor Kim Byung Hong (KIST, Korea) and Ghasem D. Najarpour (University of Mazandaran, Iran) 2012.

Chairman of the committee for the Fuel Cell Institute Publishing Workshop 2012.

Member of the publishing committee for the 3rd International Conference on Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technology 2011.

Coordinator to UKM’s Chem-E-Car team 2010


Past Students

Nurhaziyah Binti Ibrahim, M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Co-supervisor. Graduated 2014

Liew Kien Ben, Ph.D. student, Fuel Cell Technology, Graduate Committee Member. Graduated 2016



English (Good), Malay (proficient), Mandarin (proficient).