Qualifications: B.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Wales)
Expertise: Membrane Technology, Wastewater Engineering, Separation Process, Adsorption Technolgy


    1. A. L. Ahmad, M. M. H. Shah Buddin, B. S. Ooi and A. Kusumastuti, Cadmium removal from aqueous solution by emulsion liquid membrane (ELM): influence of emulsion formulation on cadmium removal and emulsion swelling. Desalination and Water Treatment (2016): p. 1-10.
    2. A. L. Ahmad, N. Ideris, B. S. Ooi, S. C. Low and A. Ismail, Optimization of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane fabrication for protein binding using statistical experimental design. J Immunoassay Immunochem (2016), 37(4): p. 421-37.
    3. A.L. Ahmad, A. A. Abdulkarim, S. Ismail and O. B. Seng, Optimization of PES/ZnO mixed matrix membrane preparation using response surface methodology for humic acid removal. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering (2016).
    4. Z.A. Jawad, A.L. Ahmad, S.C. Low, T.L. Chew, and S.H.S. Zein, Influence of solvent exchange time on mixed matrix membrane separation performance for CO2/N2 and a kinetic sorption study. Journal of Membrane Science (2015), 476(0): p. 590-601.
    5. A.L. Ahmad, J.K. Adewole, C.P. Leo, S. Ismail, A.S. Sultan, and S.O. Olatunji, Prediction of plasticization pressure of polymeric membranes for CO2 removal from natural gas. Journal of Membrane Science (2015), 480(0): p. 39-46.
    1. Hollow fiber membranes for environmental protection (gas & liquid)
    2. Mixed matrix membranes for various applications
    3. Liquid membrane for wastewater treatment
    4. Membrane technology for energy (fuel cell, lithium air battery)
    5. Various biodegradable coagulants and adsorbents
    6. Membrane for biomedical applications (biosensor, diagnostic, drugs, etc.)
    1. Tunmise Ayode Otitoju (ongoing), Hollow Fiber Membrane for Oil Separation
    2. Nuur Fahanis Binti Che Lah (ongoing), Molecular Imprinted Polymer for Detection Sensor
    3. Dr. Abdullah Adnan Abdulkarim (graduated 2015), PES-ZnO Mixed Matrix Hollow Fiber Membrane with Anti-Fouling Properties for Humic Acid Removal
    4. Dr. Zeinab Abbas Jawad (graduated 2014), Functional Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube/Cellulose Acetate Mixed Matrix Membrane for CO2/N2 Separation
    1. Riza Asma'a binti Saari (ongoing), Separation Of Pharmaceutical Active Compounds (PhACs) By Novel Nano-Structured Thin Film Composite Membrane
    2. Zulfida Mohamad Hafis b Mohd Shafie (ongoing), Hollow Fiber Mixed Matrix Membrane for Water/Wastewater Separation
    3. Meor Muhammad Hafiz bin Shah Buddin (graduated 2015), Emulsion Liquid Membrane: Stability and Efficiency for Cadmium Removal using Vegetable Oils