Projects

Principal Investigator:

G12. Influence of Intermediate Esters towards Thermoelastohydrodynamic Lubricity of Palm-Based Fatty Acid Methyl Ester For Automotive Applications, Research University Grant (Industry/International Incentive Grant), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2020-2021.

G11. Reversed-hierarchical Multiscale Analytical Approach to Elucidate Micro-contacts Separated by Liquid Nano-films, 2020 TTRF First Research Grant Scheme, Taiho Kogyo Tribology Research Foundation (TTRF), Japan, 2020-2021.

G10. A Molecular-Level Study on the Influence of Fatty Acid Polyol Ester Composition on Bound- ary Lubrication of Trimethylolpropane Ester (TMPE), Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia, Phase 1-2018, 2019-2021.

G9. High Performance Perfluoropolyether-based grease lubrication system, Research University Grant (Transdisciplinary Research Grant Programme- Innovative Materials for Resilient Contacts), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2018-2021.

G8. Evaluation of the Bioenergy content of Horse Manure through Thermal Degradation Technique, Research University Grant (Industry/International Incentive Grant), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2018-2020.

G7. Development of Crude Glycerol-derived Biofuels for gas turbine application, Research University Grant (Tier 1), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2018-2019.

G6. Liquid Aerosol-Flame Interaction on Flame Propagation, Reaction Rate and Extinction, Newton- Ungku Omar Fund, 2018-2019

G5. Modeling adsorption of nano-confined Methyl Oleate molecules between smooth rigid ferric oxide walls. Short-term Research Program to Japan (SRJP), AUN-SEED/Net, 2017.

G4. A nano-tribological study on the interaction between zinc dialkyldithiophosphate and palm oil methyl ester (n-ZIME). UTMShine Flagship Grant, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2016-2018.

G3. Atomic Force Microscopy investigation of nano-tribological properties of vegetable oil derived biodiesel. Potential Academic Staff (PAS) Research Grant, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2015-2016.

G2. The Design of Lubricant and Surface Interaction for Reduced Boundary Friction and Wear, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia, 2013-2015 – University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC).

G1. A Numerical Method for Simultaneous Prediction of Wear and Friction Along Nano-Scale Dry Asperity Contact (n-SIMPAC), Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia, Phase 1, 2013-2015 – University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC).