Research

Students’ Research.

MASTER STUDENTS

Samihah Zura Mohd Nani

Faculty : Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)

Title of thesis : Deep Sea Water Promotes Induction of Beige Adipocytes from Mouse Adipose Tissue-Derived Stromal Vascular Fraction Cells

Nor Emylia Mohd Zain

Faculty : Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)

Title of thesis : Experimental Simulated Soil Conditions forr Temperate Crop Growing in Lowland Areas in Malaysia

 

 PhD STUDENTS

Rasaq Olabomi Adenkunle

Faculty : UTM RAZAK School of Engineering and Advanced Technology

Title of Thesis  : Solar-Powered Organic Rankine and Absorption Refrigeration Cycle Chilled Water Production for Radiant Soil Cooling

Nurul Syazwani Ahmad Sabri

Faculty : Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)

Title of thesis: Role of temperature in soils for the growth of temperate crops

Yuzlina Mohd. Yusop

Faculty : FACULTY OF PERDANA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION POLICY

Title of Thesis : Transformation of the Waste Management Services into Recycling Industry for Material and Energy Recovery through the

Indifference Consumer Pay Principle-based Economic Policy Measurement

 

Muhammad Fakhrurrazi Muhammad Ghazi

Faculty : FACULTY OF PERDANA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION POLICY

Title of thesis : Policy Framework in Overcoming Barriers in Developing RE in the Tropics

 

Current grant :

FRGS : THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT WITHIN MALAYSIAN WATERS

SF : Integration of Rankine Power and Absorption Refrigeration Cycles for Low Load Optimized Solar Thermal Chilled Water Soil Cooling System

Tier 1 : Solar Thermal Chilled Water Systems for Temperate Agriculture

 

New Research Areas:-

No.

Upstream Activities

Researcher

1.

 Concession Area of OTEC

 

Prof Dato’ Ir. Dr. Abu Bakar Jaafar , Dr Akbariah Mohd Madhzir, Mdm Adibah

2.

 Feasibility of techno-economy    for OTEC plant

 Finance

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar, Ass.Prof Dr Bambang.
 Project management (technical aspect) for offshore oil and gas

 To implement offshore management at oil and gas plant for OTEC plant

Dr. Mohd Khairi Abu Husain, Dr. Noor Irza Mohd Zaki

4.

 Wind effect on OTEC plant

 Uehara Cycle

 Working fluids

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar, Dr Mohd Khairi Abu Husain, Dr Noor Irza Mohd Zaki

5.

 Assessment on OTEC plant

 Compressor

 OTEC potential

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar, Dr Mohd Khairi Abu Husain, Dr Noor Irza Mohd Zaki

6.

 Production of fresh water

 Product from OTEC plant

Dr. Sathiabama

7.

 Pipe structure (HDPE pipe diameter = 3m)

 Marine structure

Dr Mohd Khairi Abu Husain, Dr Noor Irza Mohd Zaki

 

8.

 Material selection on heat exchanger

 The selection of membranes type

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar,  Dr Sathiabama

9.

 Hydrogen production

 

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar

10.

 Hydrogen storage

 Design of storage tank

 Hydrogen in liquid form

 Turbine

Dr. Shamsul Sarip

11.

 Feasibility study of OTEC power plant

 The specific potential area at Sabah Trough

 Weather and waves pattern at Sabah Trough

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar

Published Article:-

  1. The MalaysianFifthFuelPolicy:Re-strategisingtheMalaysianRenewable Energy  Initiatives
  2. Institute of Hydrogen Economy
  3. Structuring financially viable renewable energy projects using the MAL Cost Efficiency Model.

Other Research Areas of Interest:-

  1. Environment Impact Assessment in Sabah Trough for Implementing An Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Plant.
  2. Thermodynamic and Heat Transfer Analysis on Uehara Cycle for OTEC Plant Maximum Performance. Norazreen
  3. An Attempt to Imitate the Composition of ZamZam Water (ZZW) by Processing Deep Sea Water (DSW). Anika
  4. Hydrogen Fuel Cell power generation for Strategic Facilities eg Hospital Operating Theater, Radar Station etc