• 1280 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
1989 …2020
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Research Output 1989 2020

  • 1280 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 43 Article
  • 8 Review article
  • 6 Conference contribution
  • 4 Conference article
2020

Simulation studies on microwave-assisted pyrolysis of biomass for bioenergy production with special attention on waveguide number and location

Mohd Mokhta, Z., Ong, M. Y., Salman, B., Nomanbhay, S., Salleh, S. F., Chew, K. W., Show, P. L. & Chen, W. H., 01 Jan 2020, In : Energy. 190, 116474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biomass
Waveguides
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Antenna feeders
2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon emissions pinch analysis (CEPA) for energy sector planning in Nigeria

Salman, B., M. Nomanbhay, S. & Foo, D. C. Y., 15 Jan 2019, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 21, 1, p. 93-108 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbon emission
Carbon
Electricity
Planning
electricity

Characterization and analysis of Malaysian macroalgae biomass as potential feedstock for bio-oil production

Ong, M. Y., Abdul Latif, N. I. S., Leong, H. Y., Salman, B., Show, P. L. & Nomanbhay, S., 12 Sep 2019, In : Energies. 12, 18, 3509.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Seaweed
Biomass
Feedstocks
Ashes
Moisture Content

Controlled synthesis of iron oxyhydroxide (FeOOH) nanoparticles using secretory compounds from Chlorella vulgaris microalgae

Ghanbariasad, A., Taghizadeh, S. M., Show, P. L., Nomanbhay, S., Berenjian, A., Ghasemi, Y. & Ebrahiminezhad, A., 01 Jan 2019, In : Bioengineered. 10, 1, p. 390-396 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chlorella vulgaris
Microalgae
Nanoparticles
Iron
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrothermal liquefaction of Malaysia's algal biomass for high-quality bio-oil production

Abdul Latif, N. I. S., Ong, M. Y. & M. Nomanbhay, S., 01 Apr 2019, In : Engineering in Life Sciences. 19, 4, p. 246-269 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Malaysia
Liquefaction
Biomass
Oils
Algae

Microwave-synthesised hydrothermal co-pyrolysis of oil palm empty fruit bunch with plastic wastes from Nigeria

Salman, B., M. Nomanbhay, S. & Salema, A. A., 01 Jan 2019, In : Biofuels.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plastic waste
Palm oil
Fruits
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization and kinetic study of non-catalytic transesterification of palm oil under subcritical condition using microwave technology

Ong, M. Y., Chew, K. W., Show, P. L. & M. Nomanbhay, S., 15 Sep 2019, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 196, p. 1126-1137 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Transesterification
Biodiesel
Microwaves
Kinetics

Technologies for biogas upgrading to biomethane: A review

Adnan, A. I., Ong, M. Y., Nomanbhay, S., Chew, K. W. & Show, P. L., Dec 2019, In : Bioengineering. 6, 4, 92.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Biofuels
Biogas
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Methane
3 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal analysis of nigerian oil palm biomass with sachet-water plasticwastes for sustainable production of biofuel

Salman, B., Ong, M. Y., Nomanbhay, S., Salema, A. A., Sankaran, R. & Show, P. L., 01 Jul 2019, In : Processes. 7, 7, 475.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Palm oil
Biofuels
Thermoanalysis
Biomass
Heating rate
2 Citations (Scopus)

Transformation of biomass waste into sustainable organic fertilizers

Chew, K. W., Chia, S. R., Yen, H. W., Nomanbhay, S., Ho, Y. C. & Show, P. L., 01 Apr 2019, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 11, 8, 2266.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Fertilizers
Biomass
fertilizer
biomass
solid waste
2018

A preliminary experiment of non-catalytic transesterification: Thermal analysis of palm oil and biodiesel at different ratio

Ong, M. Y., Salman, B., Nor-Insyirah, S. A. L., Hussein, R. & Nomanbhay, S., 01 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE). 7, 4, p. 190-193 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Biofuels
Transesterification
Biodiesel
Thermoanalysis

Characterizing Inhibitor Content of Transformer Oil in the UV-Visible Waveband

Leong, Y. S., Ker, P. J., Jamaludin, M. Z., M. Nomanbhay, S., Ismail, A., Abdullah, F., Looe, M. H. & Lo, C. K., 12 Nov 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Photonics, ICP 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8533214. (2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Photonics, ICP 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Insulating oil
transformers
inhibitors
oils
Corrosion inhibitors

Detection of Power Transformer Fault Conditions using Optical Characteristics of Transformer Oil

Fauzi, N. A., Thiviyanathan, V. A., Leong, Y. S., Ker, P. J., Jamaludin, M. Z., M. Nomanbhay, S., Looe, H. M. & Lo, C. K., 12 Nov 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Photonics, ICP 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8533173. (2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Photonics, ICP 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Insulating oil
Power transformers
transformers
oils
Gas fuel analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)

New near-infrared absorbance peak for inhibitor content detection in transformer insulating oil

Leong, Y. S., Ker, P. J., Jamaludin, M. Z., M. Nomanbhay, S., Ismail, A., Abdullah, F., Looe, H. M. & Shukri, C. N. S. M., 01 Aug 2018, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 266, p. 577-582 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulating oil
transformers
inhibitors
oils
Infrared radiation

On increase of the efficiency of extracting phenolic compounds from palm oil mill effluent

M. Nomanbhay, S., Uskenbayeva, S. A. & Ong, M. Y., 01 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy. 53, 1, p. 101-111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Effluents
Microwaves
Enzymatic hydrolysis
palm oil
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainability of biodiesel production in Malaysia by production of bio-oil from crude glycerol using microwave pyrolysis: A review

M. Nomanbhay, S., Hussein, R. & Ong, M. Y., 03 Apr 2018, In : Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews. 11, 2, p. 135-157 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofuels
Petroleum
Glycerol
pyrolysis
Sustainable development
2 Citations (Scopus)

UV-vis spectroscopy: A new approach for assessing the color index of transformer insulating oil

Leong, Y. S., Ker, P. J., Jamaludin, M. Z., Nomanbhay, S. M., Ismail, A., Abdullah, F., Looe, H. M. & Lo, C. K., 06 Jul 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 7, 2175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulating oil
Ultraviolet spectroscopy
transformers
Spectrum Analysis
Oils
2017
26 Citations (Scopus)

A review of microwave-assisted reactions for biodiesel production

M. Nomanbhay, S. & Ong, M. Y., Jun 2017, In : Bioengineering. 4, 2, 57.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Microwaves
Processing
Microwave irradiation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Microwave pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass––a contribution to power Africa

Nomanbhay, S., Salman, B., Hussain, R. & Ong, M. Y., 01 Dec 2017, In : Energy, Sustainability and Society. 7, 1, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

renewable energy
Palm oil
pyrolysis
Nigeria
Pyrolysis

Optimization of hydrogen production process by response surface methodology

M. Nomanbhay, S., Priatharsini, P. & Ong, M. Y., 01 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 12, 19, p. 5050-5057 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen production
Hydrogen
7 Citations (Scopus)
Bioethanol
Biodiesel
Gas turbines
Turbines
Alternative fuels
2016
34 Citations (Scopus)

A review on industrial scale anaerobic digestion systems deployment in Malaysia: Opportunities and challenges

Kumaran, P., Hephzibah, D., Sivasankari, R., Saifuddin, N. & Shamsuddin, A. H., Apr 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 56, p. 929-940 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anaerobic digestion
Biogas
Electricity
Waste management
Potential energy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Improving electricity supply in Nigeria-potential for renewable energy from biomass

M. Nomanbhay, S., Bello, S., Fatihah, S. & Ramachandaramurthy, V. K., 01 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 11, 14, p. 8322-8339 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Biomass
Electricity
Industry
Natural resources
1 Citation (Scopus)
sewage treatment
sludge
biogas
chemical oxygen demand
irradiation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Microwave-assisted co-pyrolysis of Bamboo biomass with plastic waste for hydrogen-rich syngas production

Saifuddin, N., Priatharsini, P. & Hakim, S. B., 16 May 2016, In : American Journal of Applied Sciences. 13, 5, p. 511-521 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Plastics

Optimization of photosynthetic hydrogen gas production by green alga in sulfur deprived condition

Saifuddin, N., Ong, M. Y. & Priatharsini, P., 01 Jan 2016, In : Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 9, 40, 93390.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

algae
hydrogen production
gas production (biological)
hydrogen
Chlorophyta

Preparation and characterization of Kenaf derived heterogeneous catalyst for esterification reaction

Subramaniam, K., Pua, F. L., Palanisamy, K. & M. Nomanbhay, S., 12 Nov 2016, Proceedings of 2016 3rd International Conference on Biomedical and Bioinformatics Engineering, ICBBE 2016. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 86-89 4 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Esterification
Kenaf fibers
Catalysts
Fatty acids
Oxides
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Production of Biodiesel and Bio-kerosene from Coconut Oil Using Microwave Assisted Reaction

M. Nomanbhay, S., Abdullah, S. F., Palanisamy, K., Pei-Jua, N. & Priathashini, P., 19 Apr 2016, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 32, 1, 012039.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

oil
catalyst
biofuel
alternative fuel
acid
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)
Bioethanol
Microwaves
Glycerol
Fermentation
Escherichia coli
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
Bioethanol
Microwave irradiation
Microwaves
Glycerol
Escherichia coli

Investigation on optimum blend ratio and microwave pre-treatment condition of primary and secondary sludge from sewage treatment plants (STP) to enhance biogas production in anaerobic digesters

Sivasankari, R., Palanisamy, K. & M. Nomanbhay, S., 01 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference and Utility Exhibition on Green Energy for Sustainable Development, ICUE 2014. IEEE Computer Society, 6828974. (Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference and Utility Exhibition on Green Energy for Sustainable Development, ICUE 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sewage treatment plants
Biogas
Microwaves
Anaerobic digestion
Irradiation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Potential of microalgae Tetraselmis Chuii as feedstock for biodiesel application

Palanisamy, K., M. Nomanbhay, S. & Janarthanan, S., Jan 2014, In : International Review of Mechanical Engineering. 8, 1, p. 283-288 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiesel
Feedstocks
Lipids
Antiknock rating
Iodine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-Treatment of sewage sludge to enhance biogas production to generate green energy for reduction of carbon footprint in sewage treatment plant (STP)

David, H., Palanisamy, K. & Normanbhay, S., 01 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference and Utility Exhibition on Green Energy for Sustainable Development, ICUE 2014. IEEE Computer Society, 6829007. (Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference and Utility Exhibition on Green Energy for Sustainable Development, ICUE 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon footprint
Sewage treatment plants
Biogas
Sewage sludge
Microwaves
8 Citations (Scopus)

Spectroscopic analysis of structural transformation in biodiesel degradation

Saifuddin, N. & Refal, H., 01 Jan 2014, In : Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. 8, 9, p. 1149-1159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectroscopic analysis
Biodiesel
Degradation
Antioxidants
Oxidation
2013
103 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon nanotubes: A review on structure and their interaction with proteins

Saifuddin, N., Raziah, A. Z. & Junizah, A. R., 01 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Chemistry. 676815.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Nanostructured materials
Enzyme immobilization
Proteins
Laser ablation
moisture content
moisture
oil
energy
production cost
3 Citations (Scopus)
biogas
digestion
mill
effluent
oil
2012
18 Citations (Scopus)
Uranium
uranium
Chitosan
nanoparticles
chitosan
5 Citations (Scopus)
bioethanol
Bioethanol
Biofuels
biodiesel
Biodiesel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis of carbon nanotubes using natural carbon precursor: Castor oil

Raziah, A. Z., Junizah, A. R. & M. Nomanbhay, S., 2012, International Conference on Fundamental and Applied Sciences 2012, ICFAS 2012. Vol. 1482. p. 564-567 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

castor oil
carbon nanotubes
commerce
carbon
versatility
2011
33 Citations (Scopus)

Chitosan-silver nanoparticles composite as point-of-use drinking water filtration system for household to remove pesticides in water

Saifuddin, N., Nian, C. Y., Zhan, L. W. & Ning, K. X., 21 Feb 2011, In : Asian Journal of Biochemistry. 6, 2, p. 142-159 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water filtration
Chitosan
Silver
Pesticides
Drinking Water
8 Citations (Scopus)

Heat-modeling of microwave assisted epoxidation of palm acid oil

Saifuddin, N., Zhan, L. W. & Ning, K. X., 06 Apr 2011, In : American Journal of Applied Sciences. 8, 3, p. 217-229 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epoxidation
Oils
Microwaves
Acids
Microwave heating
5 Citations (Scopus)
Starch
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Microwave
Ethanol
Enzymes
15 Citations (Scopus)
Molecular Imprinting
Chitosan
Microwaves
Grafts
Adsorption
14 Citations (Scopus)

Pretreatment of palm oil mill effluent (pome) using magnetic chitosan

Saifuddin, N. & Dinara, S., 01 Dec 2011, In : E-Journal of Chemistry. 8, SUPPL. 1, p. S67-S78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chitosan
Effluents
Ferrosoferric Oxide
Chemical oxygen demand
Turbidity
2010
6 Citations (Scopus)

Microwave enhanced synthesis of chitosan-graft-polyacrylamide molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) for selective extraction of antioxidants

Saifuddin, N. & Yasumira, A. A. N., 01 Jan 2010, In : E-Journal of Chemistry. 7, 4, p. 1362-1374 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chitosan
Grafts
Tocotrienols
Polymers
Antioxidants
2009
27 Citations (Scopus)

Production of biodiesel from high acid value waste cooking oil using an optimized lipase enzyme/acid-catalyzed hybrid process

Saifuddin, N., Raziah, A. Z. & Farah, H. N., 01 Nov 2009, In : E-Journal of Chemistry. 6, SUPPL. 1, p. S485-S495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Cooking
Lipase
Oils
Feedstocks
357 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using culture supernatant of bacteria with microwave irradiation

M. Nomanbhay, S., Wong, C. W. & Yasumira, A. A. N., 01 Jan 2009, In : E-Journal of Chemistry. 6, 1, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave irradiation
Biosynthesis
Silver
Bacteria
Nanoparticles
2008
13 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of lipase enzyme activity in non-aqueous media through a rapid three phase partitioning and microwave irradiation

Saifuddin, N. & Raziah, A. Z., 01 Jan 2008, In : E-Journal of Chemistry. 5, 4, p. 864-871 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave irradiation
Enzyme activity
Lipase
tert-Butyl Alcohol
Tuning