Ir. Ts. Dr. Liew Peng Yen

B.Eng. (Chemical) (UTM) 2012, Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) (UTM) 2015,
P.Eng., C.Eng., P.Tech., M.I.Chem.E., C.E.M. (Certified Energy Manager)

about liew

Dr. Liew is a senior lecturer in Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He has qualified himself as the Professional Engineer by Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and  Chartered Engineer under Engineering Council (UK), as well as Professional Technologist by Malaysia Board of Techologist. He is chartered member of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), and certified energy manager (CEM) under ASEAN Energy Manager Accreditation Scheme (AEMAS). 


He specialises in Process Systems Engineering with emphasis on industrial energy and resources conservation using systematic algebraic process integration techniques. To date, he has authored 32 indexed articles in international refereed journals (12) and scopus indexed journal (21) on his research work, and delivered invited lectures (4) in international conferences. His current citation is 455 and H-index of 11 as recorded in Scopus.


He is actively teaching in chemical engineering subjects. Beside technical knowledge, Dr Liew believe that softskills development is essential for under-graduate students. He is also actively involve in the use of active learning and project-based learning. He believes that students requires more soft-skills development aligned with their technical knowledge and ability development.

Recent Posts

Research Sharing: UTM Thesis Format Workshop

I have been invited to be the speaker for UTM Thesis Format Workshop by Postgraduate Student Society (PGSS) MJIIT on 13th January 2020. The session was great to share with some students who are preparing their thesis. On my personal perspective, Thesis format is now...

Cooperative Learning on Process Design Heuristics

Avengers Cooperative Learning on Process Design Heuristics - A Modified Jigsaw Approach Learning OutcomeAfter this lesson, the students are expected to be able to1. Understand the Process Design Heuristics2. Identify good and bad design from Process Flow Diagram based...

National Chemical Engineering Symposium 2019

18 students from Chemical Process Engineering (CPE) deprtment, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) has made up 5 teams for participating the National Chemical Engineering Symposium 2019 at Universiti Malaysia Pahang. The contingent is lead by...

Active Learning in Class (1)

Dr Liew and Dr Nurfatehah have ran new teaching methodology in elective subject (SMJC 4623 Energy Conversion Science and Technology).   ZigSaw Peer Teaching The student expert groups are given a specific topic for research and pis preparation on world and...

Sharing Session on Engineering Career Path

I am invited to share on engineering career path for SMJK Shing Chung on 19 April 2018, in conjunction with the annual Career Fair hosted by FSI in the school. I have shared about the engineering career path from SPM to Professional Engineer. Introduction to...

PGSS UTMKL Structured Course: How to Survive in Proposal Defence

I have been invited to be the speaker for Post-Graduate Student Society UTM (PGSS UTM) Structured Course on "How to Survive in Proposal Defence", on 28 Jan 2019 (Monday) at Dewan Ilmuan 1, Anjungan Menara Razak UTMKL. The program attended by about 50 post-graduate...

Industrial Supervision for Chemical Plant Design Project

The Chemical Plant Design Project is the most important project in a chemical engineering programme in malaysia. University are expecting the students to be exposed with actual industrial experiences. Therefore the department has invited 3 industrial supervisor from...

Keynote Presentation in PRES 2018

Dr Liew attended 21st Conference on Process Integration for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction - PRES 2018 is held in 25-29 August 2018 at Prague, Czech Republic. A keynote presentation has been made in the conference, entitled, Effect of Solar Utility Temperature...

Chemical Process Engineering (Class of 2018)

55 graduates for Bachelor of Chemical Process Engineering (Class of 2018) from MJIIT are now market ready. Good luck to all graduates.