Naimah Ibrahim, Dr.

Academic Qualifications:

PhD (Chemical Engineering) (Newcastle University, UK), 2013.

MSc (Environmental Engineering), USM, 2005.

B. App. Sci (Analytical Chemistry), USM, 2001.

Current Professional Membership:

UK Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

Institut Kimia Malaysia (IKM)

Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Postgraduate Program Chairman
  • Registered chemist, signatory and analyst for SIRIM certified chemical testing laboratory (SAMM)
  • Teaching: Air Pollution Engineering; Public Health and Occupational Hygiene
Previous Employment:
  • Tutor, OUM, PPW Kedah, Sungai Petani, Kedah.
  • Research Assistant, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Seberang Perai, Penang.
Conferences and Training:
  • AKEPT Strategic Leadership Development in Learning and Teaching: Student Supervision (Level 1), Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan, 12 – 14 Nov 2014.
  • 19th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Kyoto, Japan, 2 – 7 Jun 2013.
  • 7th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis, Lyon, France, 2 – 6 Sep 2012.
  • 18th International Conference on Solid States Ionics, Warsaw, Poland, 3 – 8 Jul 2011
Research and Publications:
  • N. Ibrahim, D. Poulidi, I. S. Metcalfe. The role of sodium surface species on electrochemical promotion of catalysis in a Pt/YSZ system: The case of ethylene oxidation. Journal of Catalysis, Vol 303, July 2013, Pages 100-109. Impact Factor (2014): 6.073
  • Ahmad, R. Rohim, N. Ibrahim. Properties of Waste Eggshell as Calcium Oxide Catalyst, Applied Mechanics and Materials (Apr 2015, Vol 754-755, Pages 171-175)
  • Rohim, R. Ahmad, N. Ibrahim, N. Hamidin, C.Z.A. Abidin. Potential of Eggshell Waste for Pyrolysis Process. Advanced Materials Research. (Feb 2015, Vol 1087, Pages 77-80)
  • Che Zulzikrami Azner A., Naimah I., Fahmi M. R. and Salsuwanda S. Removal of Cu (II) using Citric Acid Modified Rice Straw. Bioremediation Science & Technology Research (e-ISSN 2289-5892). Vol 2, No 1 (2013) Pages 23-28
  • N. Ibrahim, D. Poulidi, M. E. Rivas, I. D. Baikie, I. S. Metcalfe. The role of sodium surface species on oxygen charge transfer in the Pt/YSZ system. Electrochimica Acta, Vol 76, Aug 2012, Pages 112-119. Impact Factor (June 2014): 4.086
  • N. Ibrahim, M. R. Jalil, D. Poulidi, I. S. Metcalfe. The role of low coverage sodium surface species on electrochemical promotion in a Pt/YSZ system. Solid State Ionics, Vol 225, Oct 2012, Pages 386-389. Impact Factor (2014): 2.112
  • M. R. Jalil, N. Ibrahim, D. Poulidi, I. S. Metcalfe. Influence of impurities and catalyst surface characteristics on the oxygen charge transfer reaction in the Pt/YSZ system. Solid State Ionics, Vol 225, 4 Oct 2012, Pages 390-394. Impact Factor (2014): 2.112
  • Landfill Management, SW Corp
Community Service:
Other Relevant Information:

Grant Obtained:

  • NEWTON-British Council Linkage Grant (Apr 2015 – Mar 2017). (Electrochemical Routes Towards Sustainability: CO2 Capture and Utilization - Co-Researcher with University Malaya and Queen’s of Belfast University)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Dec 2013– Dec 2015). (Kinetic Study of Low Temperature Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx over Modified Carbonaceous Waste Material - Project Leader)
  • Research Acculturation Collaborative Effort (RACE) (Jan 2014 – Jan 2016). (Ecotoxicity Study of Endosulfan, Fenobucarb dan Buprofezin - Project Leader)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Dec 2013– Dec 2016). (Biodegradation of Metaldehyde-Niclosamide Ethanolamine Using Aerobic Granular Sludge To Reduce Xenobiotics Effect In Paddy Fields - Co-Researcher)
  • Journal Incentive Grant 2013 (2015-2017)
  • Journal Incentive Grant 2012 (2014-2016)

Postgraduate Supervisions:

  • Nor Hidayah Ahmad (PhD)
  • Tan Sze Yen (MSc/PhD)
  • Intan Liana Nordin (MSc)
  • Mohd Hafiz Rodzi (MSc)

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