Sara Yasina Yusuf, Dr.

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  • sarayasina@unimap.edu.my
  • sarayasina@unimap.edu.my
Academic Qualifications:

Degree

Year

Title

Ph.D

2012

Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Engineering), Universiti Putra Malaysia

Thesis: Composition and source identification of airborne particulate matter in ambient air from a monitoring station in Klang Valley

Master Degree

2006

Master of Science (Environmental Engineering), UPM

Thesis: Electrochemical Treatment of Batik Wastewater

Bachelor Degree

2004

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) (Chemical Engineering), Universiti Sains Malaysia
Current Professional Membership:

Association

Type of Membership

Membership Number

Board of Engineer, Malaysia

Graduate Member

78823A

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

Associate Member (AMIChemE)

100060352

Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities:

Administrative Experience 

Year Position
1 Mac 2015 – to date Programme Chairman,

Environmental Engineering Programme (RK07),

School of Environmental Engineering, UniMAP

1 Mac 2013 – 28 Feb 2015 Programme Chairman,

Environmental Engineering Programme (RK07),

School of Environmental Engineering, UniMAP

May 2013 – to  date Committee Member

UniMAP Sustainable Campus Project team: Climate

Teaching Experience 

Course Code 

Course Name

EAT 131 Environmental Chemistry
EAT 231 Thermodynamics
EAT 301 Air Pollution Engineering
EAT 303 Wastewater Engineering
EAT 342 Noise Pollution Engineering
EAT 347 Mass Transfer
EAT 443 Environmental Engineering Design
EAT 447 Environmental Informatics
EQT 373 Statistics for Engineers
PAT 102 Physics Technology

POST-GRADUATE SUPERVISION

  1. Tan Tiek Aun. Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide into Formic Acid using A Tin Plated Cathode. Master of Science (Environmental Engineering). Ongoing (Main supervisor)
  1. Syaza Bt. Sholimin. Carbon Footprint of Harum Manis Fruit Production in Malaysia from The Utilization of Agro-Statistics Data and Tailored Emission Factors Quantification. Master of Science (Environmental Engineering). Ongoing (Main supervisor)
  1. Wan Fadhilah Bt. Wan Mohd. Khalik. Development of Photocatalytic Fuel Cell Process for Electricity Generation and Wastewater Treatment. PhD. Environmental Engineering. Ongoing (Co-supervisor)
  1. Basirah Abdul Ghani. Indoor Air Quality in Relation to Microbial Contamination at the Hospital. PhD Environmental Engineering. Ongoing (Main Supervisor)
  1. Nur Afiqah Zakaria. Imputation Methods for Filling Gaps in Air Pollution Data. Master of Science (Environmental Engineering). Ongoing (Co-supervisor)
  1. Abdul Rahim Abustan - Kesan Pendedahan Kualiti Udara Dalaman dan Persekitaran Sekolah Terhadap Pelajar Sekolah di Kawasan Pauh, Perlis. Master of Science (Environmental Engineering). Ongoing (Co-supervisor)
  1. Duangta A/P Shet - Chemical Exposure and Impact of Chemicals on Air Quality in the Healthcare Organization. PhD. Environmental Engineering. Ongoing (Co-supervisor)
  1. Azlina Mat Saad - Biodegradation of Methyldehyde Using Aerobic Granular Sludge to Reduce Xenobiotics Effect in Paddy Fields. Master of Science (Environmental Engineering). Ongoing (Co-supervisor)
Previous Employment:

Year

Working Experience

Feb. 2012 – to date Senior Lecturer

Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)

Perlis, MALAYSIA.

Dec. 2006 – Nov. 2007 Project Assistant / MCOT Project Administrator

Rekayasa Industri Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Mar. 2005 – Mar. 2006 Research Assistant/ Tutor

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Conferences and Training:
Research and Publications:

Journal articles

  1. Sara Y. Y., Rashid M., Chuah T. G., Suhaimi M., Mohamed N. N. Characteristics of Airborne PM2.5 and PM2.5-10 in the Urban Environment of Kuala Lumpur. Advanced Materials Research Vol. 620, 502-510, 2013
  1. Sara Y. Y., W.A Amneera, Chuah T. G., Rashid M., Zakarya, I. A, Source Apportionment of Atmospheric Aerosols in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Adv. Environ. Biol., 8(15), 265-270, 2014
  1. Tiek A. Tan, Sara Y. Yusuf, M. A. Umi Fazara. Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide into Formate. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Special Issue on SOMCHE 2014 & RSCE 2014 Conference, 23 – 29, 2015
  1. Irnis Azura Zakarya, Siti Noor Baya Khalib, Tengku Nuraiti Tengku Izhar, Sara Yasina Yusuf. Composting of Food Waste using Indigenous Microorganisms (IMO) as Organic Additive. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 4(8), 181-186, 2015
  1. Zaity Syazwani Mohd Odli, Tengku Nuraiti Tengku Izhar, Abdul Rahim Abdul Razak, Sara Yasina Yusuf, Irnis Azura Zakarya, Farah Naemah Mohd Saad, Mohd Zaim Mohd Nor. Development of Portable Water Level Sensor for Flood Management System. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11(8), 5352, 2016
  1. Irnis Azura Zakarya, Ismail Abustan, Norli Ismail, Tengku Nuraiti Tengku Izhar, Sara Yasina Yusuf, Andrei Victor Sandu. A Study on Relationship Between Volatile Fatty Acids Concentrations and Methane Gas Production in Two-Phase Reactor. Revista de Chimie -Bucharest- Original Edition- 67(4), 774-778, 2016

Proceedings

  1. Tiek Aun Tan, Sara Yasina Yusuf, M. A. Umi Fazara. Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide into Formate. 27th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2014) in conjunction with the 21st Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2014). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 29 – 30 October, 2015.
  1. Tiek Aun Tan, Sara Yasina Yusuf, M. A. Umi Fazara. Mass Transport Effects on Electroreduction of Carbon Dioxide. 2015 International Conference on Waste Management, Ecology and Biological Sciences (WMEBS-2015). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13 -14 May, 2015.
  1. Sara Y. Y., Rashid M., Chuah T. G., W. A. Amneera. Source Apportionment of Atmospheric Aerosols in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Conference on Environmental and Occupational Health (ICEOH) 2014. Putrajaya, Malaysia, 7 – 10 April, 2014.
  1. Sara Y. Y., Rashid M., Chuah T. G., Suhaimi M., Mohamed N. N. Characteristics of Airborne PM2.5 and PM2.5-10 In the Urban Environment of Kuala Lumpur. International Conference on X-Rays & Related Techniques in Research & Industry 2012 (ICXRI 2012). Penang, Malaysia, 3-5 July, 2012.
  1. Sara Y. Y., Chuah T.G., Mohd Rashid M. Y., Mohd Suhaimi Hamzah, Thomas S. Y. Choong. Elemental Characterization of PM2.5 and PM2.5-10 Particulate Matter in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Technical Universities International Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUiCET 2011). Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia, 13-15 November, 2011.
  1. Sara Y. Y., Chuah T.G., Mohd Rashid M. Y., Mohd Suhaimi Hamzah, Thomas S. Y. Choong. Trends of PM2.5 and PM2.5-10 in Ambient Air of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Conference on Environment (ICENV2010). Pinang, Malaysia, 13-15 December, 2010, p.147.
  1. Lim, S. F.; Sara Y. Y; M. Rashid; Luqman Chuah Abdullah. A tale of two cities: Temporal and spatial variations of air particulate matter in Johor. International Conference of Environment 2008, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia: December 15-17, 2008.
  1. Lim S. F., Mohd Rashid, M. Y., Luqman Chuah A., Sara Y. Y., Ellias Saidin (2008). Study on the Segregated Atmospheric Particles in a Mixed Combined-Residential-Industrial Airshed. 26th Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization (CAFEO 26), Bangkok, Thailand, November 26-29, 2008, G3: PR 40-My 18, p.56.
  1. Amnorzahira; Sara Y. Y.; M. Rashid; A. Luqman Chuah. Air Pollution Trends of Mixed Commercial-Residential-Industrial Airshed in 2005. PSIS Enviro 2008: A National Seminar On Environment, Development & Sustainability, Selangor, Malaysia: July 28-29, 2008.

Research Grant

  1. Studies of the Production, Characterization and Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Fuels via Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (CO2). RM 54, 302.95 (RAGS Phase 1, 2012) – Main researcher
  1. Kinetic study of low temperature selective catalytic reduction of NOx over modified carbonaceous waste material, RM 109, 900 (FRGS 2013-2) – Co-researcher
  1. Biodegradation of Metaldehyde-Niclosamide Ethanolamine Using Aerobic Granular Sludge to Reduce Xenobiotics Effect in Paddy Fields, RM 88, 000 (FRGS 2013-2) – Co-researcher
  1. Carbon Footprint of Local Fruits Production in Malaysia From the Utilization of Agro-Statistics Data and Tailored Emission Factors Quantification, RM 45, 960 (RAGS 2013) – Co-researcher
  1. Production, Characterization and Modification of Sea Mango (Cerbera Odollam) Based Activated Carbon for CO2 Adsorption, RM 45, 000 (Program Rakan Penyelidikan UM) – Co-researcher
  1. Penambahbaikan Amalan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal Organik di Negeri Perlis, RM 105, 575 (Knowledge Transfer Program – KTP Flagship Komuniti) – Co-researcher
  1. A New Hybrid Model For Prediction of Ground-Level Ozone Concentration in Malaysia, RM 96, 100 (FRGS 2015-1) – Co-researcher
  2. Oily Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuses in Oil and Gas Industry, RM 110, 500 (Knowledge Transfer Program 5th cycle) – Co-researcher
Consultancy:
  1. “Bengkel Pemantauan Pemendapan Tanah, Pelepasan Gas dan Air Larutresap di Tapak Pelupusan Tutup Selamat” to SW Corp, Malaysia
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