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Associate Professor

Department of Bioprocess and Polymer Engineering
Faculty of Chemical & Energy Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai,
Johor, Malaysia.

Room: N01-249
Phone: 607-553 5691
Fax: 607-558 8166
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          Dr. Roshanida A. Rahman is a senior lecturer at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Johor Bahru. She received her Doctorate from Universiti Putra Malaysia in Environmental Engineering in year 2010. She had obtained her Master Degree in Bioprocess Engineering and her Bachelor of Chemical-Bioprocess from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2002 and 2000, respectively. To date, since year 2000, she has been servicing UTM for the last 16 years, started as a tutor and continuously to flourish as an associate professor as well as an active researcher.

      Dr. Roshanida is an established researcher with her research interest are mainly in bio-conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into fuels, chemicals etc; enzyme production, optimization, immobilization and applications; biological wastewater treatment and design; optimization of bioprocessing parameters using Response Surface Methodology (RSM) and in bioprocess and fermentation technology using bacteria and fungi. Her full commitment and continuous interest in research have granted her with various research funding supports from various bodies and agencies in Malaysia. To date, she has led various research grants with the amount of research grant funding received so far is approximately RM 800,000 as a project leader. She also actively contributes as a co-researcher for other research grants. Her success in securing various research funding is due to her well-known records in completing all the projects and of course, most importantly because of her promising research works which are mostly within the interest of the country for prospectus to be scaled up and potential for future benefits.

       Dr Roshanida is a professional engineer which is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Chemical Engineers UK. She is also a member of The Institute of Chemical Engineers UK (IChemE), The International Water Association UK (IWA), The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Malaysia Society for Engineering (MySET).