Nabilah Aminah Binti Lutpi, Dr.

Academic Qualifications:
Year Academic qualifications Institution
2016 PhD (Chemical and Process Engineering) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2008 M.Eng (Environmental Engineering) University of Queensland
2006 B.Eng (Environmental Engineering) University of Malaya
Current Professional Membership:
Professional Membership Registration No. Status
Board of Engineer Malaysia, BEM 58005A Member
Institute of Engineer Malaysia, IEM 52369 Member
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities:
Previous Employment:
Working Experiences Year
Senior Lecturer 2016 – current
Lecturer (UniMAP) 2008 – 2016
Conferences and Training:
  1. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Jamaliah Md. Jahim, Peer Mohamed Abdul. Thermophilic Biohydrogen Production Using Carbon-Immobilised Microflora In Fluidised Bed Column Reactor. Asia Biohydrogen & Biorefinery Symposium 2014 (ABBS 2014)
  2. Peer Mohamed Abdul, Jamaliah Md. Jahim, Shuhaida Harun,Masturah Markom, Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Osman Hassan, Optimization Of Enzymatic Hydrolysis Of Afex Pretreated OPEFB For Biohydrogen Production, Asia Biohydrogen & Biorefinery Symposium 2014 (ABBS 2014)
  3. L. Nabilah Aminah, and Jamaliah Md Jahim. Immobilization of thermophilic hydrogen producing bacteria from a mixed culture. International, Conference : Alternative Energy in Developing Countries and Emerging Economies 2013 (AEDCEE 2013)
  4. L. Nabilah Aminah, S.T. Leong, C.Y. Ho, Y.S. Wong, C.K. Kairulazam. Characterization of Garcinia Mangostana Linn. Seeds as Potential Feedstocks for Biodiesel Production. The 3rd World Conference on Science and Engineering (WCSE 2013)
  5. L. Nabilah Aminah, Jamaliah Md Jahim. Characteristics of biofilm formed on granular activated carbon by immobilization of hydrogen producing bacteria from palm oil mill effluent sludge. The fifth World Hydrogen Technologies Convention (WHTC2013)
  6. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Jamaliah Md Jahim. Thermophilic Fermentative Hydrogen Production using Granular Activated Carbon Immobilized Mixed Microflora. International Conference on Engineering and Built Environment (ICEBE) 2013
  7. L.Nabilah Aminah and M.N. Mohd Khairul Izaat. Efficiency of Lateritic Soil for the Removal of Zinc from Wastewater. Malaysian Technical Universities International Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUiCET 2011), 13-15 November, Batu Pahat, Johor.
  8. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Leon Munro, John Zhu. Red Mud as Sorbent for SO2 Gas Cleaning. 2nd Cutse International Conference 2009, 24-25 November, Miri, Sarawak.
  9. Yee Shian Wong, Ong Soon An., Nabilah Lutpi, and Fahmi M.R.  Anaerobic Degradation of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) at 60 Days of  Hyraulic Retention Time (HRT) In An Anaerobic Bench Scale Reactor (ABSR), Malaysian International Conference on Trends in Bioprocess   Engineering (MICOTriBE) 2009, 11-12 Disember, Kuala Lumpur.
  10. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Pravin Segaran A/L Segaran. A study on tropical mineral soil characteristics for carbonation process. 3rd CUTSE International Conference (CUTSE 2011), 8-9 November, Miri, Sarawak
  11. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Siti Nurfadilah Arshad. Assessment of Mineral Block that use Potato Starch as Binder. Malaysian Technical Universities   Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCET 2010), 28-29 Jun,   Bayview Hotel, Melaka.            
  12. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi and John Zhu. Carbonation of Bauxite Residue: A  Solution for Carbon Dioxide Capture in Alumina Industry. 3rd International  Conference on Science & Technology, Applications in Industry and   Education (ICSTIE 2010), 16-17 Dec, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences, Penang.
  13. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Teong Hui Yin, Wong Yee Shian, Ain Nihla Kamarudzaman. Removal of methylene blue using pineapple peel powder as adsorbent. 3rd CUTSE International Conference (CUTSE 2011), 8-9 November, Miri, Sarawak.
  14. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Leon Munro, John Zhu. The Mineralogy Changes in Red Mud after Reaction with SO2. Proceeding Of Second  International Conference And Workshops On Basic And Applied Sciences And Regional Annual Fundamental Science Seminar 2009 (ICORAFSS 2009), 2-4 Jun, Johor Bharu, pp. 42-46. ISBN: 978-983-9805-73-4

Research and Publications:

Journal Article

  1. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Jamaliah Md Jahim, Tabassum Mumtaz, Shuhaida Harun, Peer Mohamed Abdul. Batch and continuous thermophilic hydrogen fermentation of sucrose using anaerobic sludge from palm oil mill effluent via immobilisation technique. Process Biochemistry 51(2) page: 297-307, 2016.
  2. Peer Mohamed Abdul, Jamaliah Md Jahim, Shuhaida Harun, Masturah Markom, Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Osman Hassan, Venkatesh Balan, Bruce E Dale, Mohd Tusirin Mohd Nor. Effects of changes in chemical and structural characteristic of ammonia fibre expansion (AFEX) pretreated oil palm empty fruit bunch fibre on enzymatic saccharification and fermentability for biohydrogen. Bioresource Technology 211 page: 200 – 208, 2016.
  3. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Jamaliah Md Jahim,Tabassum Mumtaz, Peer Mohamed Abdul and Mohd Tusirin Mohd Nor. Physicochemical characteristics of attached biofilm on granular activated carbon for thermophilic biohydrogen production. RSC Adv., 5, 19382–19392, 2015.
  4. T Izhar, T Nuraiti, LM Deraman, WN Ibrahim, NA Lutpi. Investigation of Noise Reduction Coefficient of Organic Material as Indoor Noise Reduction Panel,   Materials Science Forum 803, 317-324, 2015.
  5. Tengku Nuraiti Tengk Izhar, Chan Choon Jiat and Nabilah Aminah Lutpi. A Study of Fire Retardant Effect in Natural Fiber Composite Panels with Magnesium Hydroxide and Zinc Borate as Additives. Applied Mechanics Materials 815 page: 148-152, 2015.
  6. L. Nabilah Aminah, S.T. Leong, C.Y. Ho, Y.S. Wong, C.K. Kairulazam. Characterization of Garcinia Mangostana Linn. Seeds as Potential Feedstocks for Biodiesel Production. IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 6, No. 2, April 2014
  7. Che Ku Abdullah Che Ku Kairulazam, M.S. Hussain,Zuraidah Mohd Zain, Nabilah A. Lutpi. Reduction of Rejection Rate for High Gloss Plastics Product Using Six Sigma Method. Applied Mechanics and Materials  Vol. 606, pp 141-145, 2014
  8. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Jamaliah Md Jahim. Thermophilic Fermentative Hydrogen Production using Granular Activated Carbon Immobilized Mixed Microflora, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences  Vol. 8, Pages: 134-137, Special 2014
  9. Lutpi, N.A., Khalik, W.F.W.M., Abdullah, C.K.K.C.K., Wong, Y.-S., Ong, S.-A., Izhar, T.N.T. Adsorption efficiency of garcinia mangostana linn. (GML) shells based activated carbon, Applied Mechanics and Materials  330  PP. 136 – 140, 2013
  10. Lutpi, N.A., Jamil, N.N., Abdullah, K., Wong, Y.-S., Ong, S.-A., Izhar, N. Sorption of methylene blue and acid orange 7 onto ananas comosus peels and leaves based activated carbon, Applied Mechanics and Materials  330  PP. 112 – 116, 2013
  11. L. Nabilah Aminah, S. T. Leong, Y. S. Wong, S. A. Ong, and C. K. Kairulazam. Biodiesel Production of Garcinia Mangostana Linn. Seeds by Two-Phase Solvent Extraction and Alkali-Catalyzed Transesterification. International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications, Vol. 4, No. 3, June,2013
  12. Yee Shian Wong, Soon An Ong, Tjoon Tow Teng, Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Kasthuri Kumaran. Production of Bioflocculant by Staphylococcus cohnii ssp.from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME). Journal of Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 223 page: 3775–3781, 2012

Book/Teaching Module

  1. Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Norazian Mohamed Noor, Roslaili Abdul Aziz and Abdul Haqi Ibrahim. Air Pollution Engineering (2012). University Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) teaching module.
  2. Norazian Mohamed Noor, Noridah Yangman, Ain Nihla Kamarudzaman, Ayu Wazira Azhari, Nabilah Aminah Lutpi, Kamarudin Hussin, Mohd  Mustafa Al Bakri Abdullah, Abdul Haqi Ibrahim. Buku:  Pemanasan Global. Penerbitan Khas Konvokesyen UniMAP 2011

Research Grant

  1. Head researcher - Mechanisms Study of Microbial Cells Adhesion in the Formation of Anaerobic Biofilm for the Enhancement of Thermophilic Fermentative Biohydrogen Production. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) (2015 – 2017)
  2. Co-researcher. Fundamental Study on Thermal Degradation Pathway by Hybrid Process of Thermolysis and Coagulation/Flocculation for Azo Dye Wastewater. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) (2015 – 2017)
  3. Co-researcher. Mechanism Study on Phytoremediation and Biodegradation of Azo Dye Wastewater using Aerobic-Anaerobic Baffled Constructed Wetlands. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)  (2015 – 2017)
  4. Head researcher - Fundamental Study of Garcinia Mangostana Linn. (GML) Seeds Oil as Potential Resource for Biodiesel Production. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) (2012-2014)
  5. Head researcher - Application of Malaysian Soil for SO2 and CO2  Removal from Flue Gas. Short Term Grant UniMAP. (2008 – 2009)

Research Awards

  1. Head Researcher, Mineral Block Via Carbonation Process - Bronze Award Ekspo Rekacipta dan Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP 2009.
  2. Head Researcher, Biodiesel production from Garcinia Mangostana Linn. seeds oil - Bronze Award Ekspo Rekacipta dan Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP 2011.
  3. Co-Researcher, Lateric Soil Biocoagulant - Silver Award Ekspo Rekacipta dan Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP 2011.
  4. Co-Researcher, Lateritic Soil Biocoagulant- Gold Award ITEX 2012. 23rd International Invention, Innovation Technology Exhibition. Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
  5. Co-Researcher, Laso Biocoagulant for Industrial Wastewater. Gold Award Expo Produk rekacipta peringkat Unimap 2014.
  6. Co-Researcher, Laso Biocoagulant for Industrial Wastewater - Gold Award Ekspo Rekacipta dan Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP 2015.
  7. Co-Researcher, Advanced ASGCB for the Production of Bio-methane Gas - Gold Award Ekspo Rekacipta dan Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP 2015.
  8. Co-Researcher, Anugerah Kecemerlangan Penyelidikan: Laso Biocoagulant for Industrial Wastewater (2015), Peringkat UniMAP.
  9. Head Researcher, GAC-Anaerobic Biofilm for Bioenergy Production. Silver Award Expo Produk rekacipta peringkat Unimap 2015.
  10. Co-Researcher. Rapid Composting of Rice Husk Ash (RHA) with Indigenous Microorganisms (IMO), Gold Award International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2016.
Consultancy:

Consultancy

  1. Wastewater treatment  using Topmoss sample D-77 Water Solution (2009)

Research Project

  1. Researcher - GAC for the removal of nitrogen & phosphorus enhanced wastewater (2006)
  2. Researcher - Application Of Red Mud For SO2 And CO2 Removal In Alumina Industry (2007 – 2008)
  3. Researcher - Thermophilic Biohydrogen Fermentation Using Gac-anaerobic Biofilm In Fluidised Bed Column Reactor (2012-2015)
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