Qualifications: B.Eng., M.Sc. (USM), Ph.D. (UM)
Expertise: Activated Carbon, Carbon Molecular Sieves (CMS), CMS Membrane, Adsorption, Pyrolysis, Waste/Biomass Utilization


    1. M.F.M. Yusop, M.A. Ahmad, N.A. Rosli, M.E.A. Manaf (2021). Adsorption of cationic methylene blue dye using microwave-assisted activated carbon derived from acacia wood: Optimization and batch studies, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 14(6), 103122.
    2. M.A. Al-Maari, M.A. Ahmad, A.T.M. Din, H. Hassan, A.M. Alsobaai (2021). Co-pyrolysis of oil palm empty fruit bunch and oil palm frond with low-density polyethylene and polypropylene for bio-oil production, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 14(8), 103282.
    3. W.N.H.W. Zainal, S.H. Tan, M.A. Ahmad (2021), Controlled carbonization heating rate for enhancing CO2 separation, Periodica Polytechnica-Chemical Engineering, 65(1), 97-104.
    4. N.A. Ahammad, M.A. Zulkifli, M.A. Ahmad, B.H. Hameed, A.T.M. Din (2021). Desorption of chloramphenicol from ordered mesoporous carbon-alginate beads: Effects of operating parameters, and isotherm, kinetics, and regeneration studies, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9(1), 105015.
    5. A.A. Ahmad, M.A. Ahmad, N.K.E.M. Yahaya, J. Karim (2021). Adsorption of malachite green by activated carbon derived from gasified Hevea Brasiliensis root, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 14(4), 103104.
    6. Khasri, M.R.M. Jamir, A.A. Ahmad, M.A. Ahmad (2021). Adsorption of Remazol Brilliant Violet 5R dye from aqueous solution onto Melunak and Rubberwood sawdust based activated carbon: Interaction mechanism, isotherm, kinetic and thermodynamic properties, Desalination and Water Treatment, 216, 401-411.
    7. N.A. Ahamaad, M.F.M. Yusop, A.T.M. Din, M.A. Ahmad (2021). Preparation of Alpinia Galanga stem based activated carbon via single-step microwave irradiation for cationic dye removal, Sains Malaysiana, 50(8), 2249-2267.
    1. Production of microwave-assisted carbon adsorbent for wastewater treatment.
    2. Production of carbon molecular sieve for gas separation.
    3. Pyrolysis of biomass/agrowaste for solid fuel/char production.
    1. Mohamad Nasran: Development of low-cost adsorbent for EDC removal in urban wastewater effluent.
    2. Asaad Salim Bded Alibraheemi: Transportation of waxy crude oils at low temperatures.
    3. Erniza Mohd Johan Jaya, Removal of emerging contaminant and heavy metals in aqueous solution via adsorption process.
    4. Md Mamoon Rashid: Development of abundant metal catalysts.
    5. Mohammad Salem Abdullah Nemat Alhwaiti, Advanced of solid adsorbent technologies for treatment industrial mine wastewater discharges from Jordan Phosphate Mines.
    6. Mukarram Zubair, Engineered biochar functionalized with layered double hydroxide and CNC/chitosan for dye water purification.
    1. Nik Iqbal Bin Nik Ismail: Green synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticle.
    2. Mohammed Abobakr Salem Al-Maari: Study on co-pyrolysis of oil palm empty fruit bunch with low-density polyethylene for bio-oil production.
    3. Nurlailah Abdillah: Development of total maximum daily load (TMDL) for Putat River as an approach for management of river water quality.