List of Awarded Research Projects (2015-Present)

Ocean Engineering (includes Fluid-Structure Interactions,  Hydrodynamics)

  1. Array Configuration Effect on the Power Output of Offshore Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine in Malaysian Sea, FRGS, Member (2020-2024)
  2. The Effect of Secondary Hydrofoil Rod Form and Attack Angle for Vortex Induced Vibration Suppression, FRGS, Member (2019-2022)
  3. Suppression of LNG Sloshing during Ship-to-Ship Operation by Artificial Damping from Magneto-Rheological based Synthetic Foam Floating Baffles, UTM-IIIG, PI (2019-2022)
  4. Effectiveness of Hydrofoil (Fins) on Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) Vessel to Achieve Low Resistance and Comfort at High Speed Condition, FRGS, Member (2019-2022)
  5. Machine Learning in Forecasting the Vortex-Induced Vibration of Riser, UTM-IIIG, Member (2019-2021)
  6. Suppression Of Vortex-Induced Vibration Of Low Mass Ratio Circular Cylinder Using Shroud, JICA, Member (2019-2021)
  7. Experimental Analysis of Semi Active Magneto-Rheological Damper and Applications in Offshore Engineering, Texas A&M University Contract Research, PI (2018-2020).
  8. Numerical Wave Tank for Hydrodynamic Analysis of Ship Resistance in Waves, UTM-COE, PI (2018-2021)
  9. Malaysia-China Research and Cooperation on Marine Renewable Energy Utilization, MOSTI ICF, Member (2018-2020)
  10. Machine Learning in Predicting the Vortex-Induced Vibration of Riser for Fundamental Data Preparation of MR Damper, Texas A&M Contract, Member (2018-2020)
  11. Low Speed Vertical Axis Current Turbine for Electrification of Remote Areas in Malaysia, Sciencefund, Member (2017-2019)
  12. Numerical Analysis of Floating Terminal for Mooring of LNG Carrier and Floating Storage Regasification Unit, UTM-T2, Member (2016-2018)
  13. Application of Variable Stiffness System with Magneto-Rheological Damper for Model Test in Towing Tank, UTM Grant, PI (2016-2017)
  14. Development of Combined Ocean Renewable Energy System Prototype (CORES), PRGS, Member (2015-2017)
  15. New Concept of Wave Energy-Breakwater Device, LEP Grant, Member (2015-2017)

Correlated SDGs

Mariculture / CO2 Capture, Storage, and Reutilization (Marine Structures, Marine Sustainability)

  1. Parametric Studies of Sloshing Effect on the Growth of Microalgae in an Novel Offshore Floating Photo-bioreactor, FRGS, PI (2020-2023)
  2. Membrane-Microalgal Bioreactor Hybrid System For Sustainable Carbon Dioxide Capture And Repurpose, UTMHR, Member (2020-2023)
  3. Membrane-Microalgal Bioreactor Hybrid System For Sustainable Carbon Dioxide Capture And Reutilization, L’Oréal Grant, Member (2021)
  4. A Study on Maneuverability of Fish Farming Vessel for Sustainable Offshore Aquaculture in Malaysian water, UTMER, Member (2021-2023)
  5. Autonomous Water-Gas Filling Ratio Control in Horizontal Floating Microalgae Photo-Bioreactor for Optimum Harnessing of Wave-Induced-Sloshing Energy, UTMER, Member (2019-2022)

Correlated SDGs

Marine Plastics Control (Fluid-Structure Interactions, Marine Sustainability)

  1. Floating Plastic Debris Monitoring in Marine Area and Its Implication of Ocean Cleanup Technologies, the Ocean Cleanup, PI (2020-2023)
  2. Floating Microalgal Bio-photovoltaic System as Sustainable Power Source for Marine Plastic Cleanup Technologies in the Ocean, UTM-IIIG, PI (2021-2022)
  3. Installation and Maintenance of River Monitoring System for In-Situ Automatic Visual Monitoring of Floating Marine Plastic Debris at Klang River, the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2022-2024)
  4. Design and Fabrication of Depth Trawl System for Floating Marine Plastic Debris Monitoring at Klang River, the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2022-2024)
  5. Machine Learning in Predicting the number of Floating Plastic Debris at Rivers, the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2021-2022)
  6. Automated Floating Plastic Debris Detection and Identification in Coastal Regions using Low-Cost Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV), UTM-IIIG, Member (2021-2022)
  7. Unmanned surface vehicle assisted bathymetry survey at Skudai river and Tebrau river for feasible utilization of Interceptor systems, the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2021-2022)
  8. Aerial inspection of floating plastic debris at Klang river using UAV for deployment of Interceptor systems, the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2021-2022)
  9. Floating Plastic Debris Monitoring in Marine Area and its Implication of Ocean Cleanup Technologies at Langat River, the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2020-2023)
  10. Floating Plastic Debris Monitoring in Marine Area and Its Implication of Ocean Cleanup Technologies using Low-Cost Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV), the Ocean Cleanup, Member (2020-2022)
  11. Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for South East Asia (MARE), Erasmus+, Member (2020-2023)

Correlated SDGs

Ocean Sustainability / Safety and Reliability (Marine Sustainability)

  1. Network for Marine Traffic Information Exchange in Malaysian Shipping Industry for a Safer and Sustainable Ocean, NTNU Contract, PI (2022-2025)
  2. Green Shipping Practices, Rational Culture and Sustainability among Malaysian Shipping Companies for a Safer and Sustainable Ocean, NTNU Contract, PI (2022-2025)
  3. Conceptualization of Industry 4.0-based Yard Layout as Game-Changer for Upcoming Offshore Platforms Decommissioning Challenge in Malaysia, UTMFR, PI (2022-2024)
  4. Intelligent Cooperative Planning and Control of a Swarm of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in Flight and Docking Operations, UTMF4, Member (2022-2025)
  5. Safe and Sustainable Decommissioning of Offshore Structures Taking into Consideration the Peculiarities of the ASEAN & South Asia Regions, Engineering X, Member (2020-2024)
  6. AI-assisted Ship manoeuvring simulator with improved, collision avoidance model, UTM-ER, Member (2020-2022)
  7. Reliability and Safety Engineering and Technology for Large Maritime Engineering System, EU H2020, Member (2017-2023)

Correlated SDGs

Others (IR4.0, Materials, and Engineering Education)

  1. Industry 4.0 based Monitoring of Overall Equipment Effectiveness, JKWH Industrial Grant, Member (2022-2026)
  2. A New Intelligent Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Algorithm For Alternative Assessment And Selection In A Sustainable Manufacturing Supply Chain, UTM-FR, Member (2020-2023)
  3. GamBot: Educational Game Mobile Robot for promoting hypothetico-creative reasoning among students, PRGS, Member (2019-2022)
  4. Computational Literacy and Knowledge Transfer to Students from Low-Income Families, UTM-BE, 2019
  5. A Molecular-Level Study on the Influence of Fatty Acid Polyol Ester Composition on Boundary Lubrication of Trimethylolpropane Ester (TMPE), FRGS, Member (2019-2021)
  6. Development of An Assessment Instrument on Scientific Reasoning in Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, UTM-T2, Member (2018-2019)
  7. Heat Transfer Over A Porous Rotating Disk, UTM-T2, Member (2017-2018)
  8. The Upscaling of Coal And Biomass Cementless Concrete for Implementation in the Concrete Manufacturing Sector, PRGS, Member (2017-2019)
  9. Innovative teaching and learning strategies in open modelling and simulation environment for student-centered engineering education (InMotion), Erasmus+, Member (2016-2019)