Investigation Of Rheological Behaviour of Nanographene-Modified Drilling Fluid From Bio-Based Synthetic Esters
Enhancing Productivity and Sustainability of Palm Oil Milling Industry
Development of Advanced Coating Technology for Controlled Release Fertilizer
Development of continuous pulsed loop reactor for Synthesis of ester-based biodegradable fluid
Optimization of Particle Size of nano-encapsulated drug by controlling process parameters using SAS parameters
Study on mechanism of two-stage acid hydrolysis of oil palm empty fruit bunch (OPEFB) fiber
Integrated Production of Environmental Friendly Biodegradable Lubricants from Vegetable Oils, Technofund
Synthesis of Biodegradable Epichlorohydrin from Glycerol (Biodiesel Byproduct).
Mass Transfer Modeling of Nano
Encapsulation of Linamarin Using
Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SCCO2)
Kinetics Study on Transesterification of
Jatropha Triglycerides for Biodiesel
Formulation of Carbon-carbon Fibre Composite and Fibre Reinforced Plastics for Engineering Application
Formulation of Natural Synthetic Lubricant for Hydraulic Fluids,
Synthesis of High Performance Environmental Friendly Biodegradable Lubricants from Vegetable Oils,
Research on Computer Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) under project Development of Physical Properties Data Bank.
Production of methyl ester from palm oil using immobilized lipase,
Process Integration for Maximum Energy recovery in a Gas Processing Plant,
Modelling and Simulation of Chemical Process Plant for Optimum Productivity
UPM Short Term Project,
CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP / SEMINAR
Azhari Muhammad Syam, Robiah Yunus, Tinia Idaty Mohd. Ghazi, Thomas Choong Shean Yaw, Alcoholysis of Jatropha Curcas Triglycerides using Sodium Methoxide as Catalyst, World Engineering Congress, Sarawak
Robiah Yunus and Azhari, Kinetics Of Transesterification of Jatropha Curcas Oil With Alcohol In Presence of Alkaline Catalyst, INREC 2010, Amman, Jordan, March 2010.
One day Seminar on Green Technology and Renewable Energy organised by SET, Kuala Lumpur, 21 Oct 2010.
Workshop on Leadership and Self Deception organised by Arbinger (M) Sdn Bhd, May 2010.
Muhammad, Chuah T.G, Taufiq Yap Y. H., Robiah Yunus and T.S.Y. Choong, The Effect of Polyethylene Glycol Composition on Mesoporous Carbon Coated Monolith Derived from Furfuryl Alcohol, SOMCHE 2010, June 2010.
Rose Jusoh, M.H. Syah Ismail, L. Chuah Abdullah, R. Yunus and W. A. R. Wan Azian. (2009). Effect of CPO as Filler in LDPE. 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (ICCBPE 2009), 12-14 August, 2009, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah,.
Robiah Yunus and Fateme Rezaei, Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes on Short Carbon Fiber by Fluidized Bed CVD, World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE8), 23-27 August 2009, Canada.
Ferra Naidir, Robiah Yunus, Tinia Idaty Mohd. Ghazi, Irmawati Ramli. Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Epoxidation of Palm Oil-based Trimethylolpropane Ester with Peracetic Acid. 3rd International Conference on Chemical & Bioprocess Engi
3rd International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering in conjunction with 23rd Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2009), 12-14 August 2009, Sabah (Chairperson).
17th International Science Conference 2009, 14-17 December 2009, Shah Alam, Selangor.
Course on Legislative Requirements for Hazardous Chemical, CHRA Module 1, conducted by NIOSH, 2 to 4 Nov 2009.
Riza Wirawan, S.M. Sapuan, Robiah Yunus, Khalina Abdan. Sugarcane Bagasse Reinforced PVC: From Waste to Green Composites. The 9th National Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2009 (NSPM 2009). 14 -16 December 2009.
BioMalaysia 2009, 17-19 November 2009, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
Malaysia Biodiesel Outlook. National Renewable Energy Summit 2009 (RENEW 2009), 18-19 August 2009, Sarawak (Speaker).
Sepidar Sayyar, Zurina Zainal Abidin, Azahari, Robiah Yunus. Optimization of Solid Liquid Extraction of Jatropha Seeds. FEIIC Symposium on Engineering and Technology, 15-16 December 2008.
Ferra Naidir, Robiah Yunus, Tinia Idaty Mohd. Ghazi, Irmawati Ramli. Preliminary Study on Synthesis of Epoxidized Palm Oil-based Trimethylolpropane Ester with Peracetic Acid. 22nd Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers 2008 in conjunction with the 15th
Robiah Yunus, Alternative Diesel Fuel and Synthetic Lubricant from Palm Oil. International Seminar on Green Technology and Engineering (ISGTE), 25-26 July 2007, Universitas Malahayati Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
Sumaiya Z. A. , Abdullah L. C., Robiah Y., Salmiah A.. Seeded Crystallization of Dihydroxystearic Acid (DSHA) – Effect on Yield, Purity and Crystal Size Distribution, 14th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering 2007.
World Exhibition on Innovation, Research and New Technologies (EUREKA) 2007, 22-25 November 2007, Belgium.
C. Vargis, A.R. Suraya, R. Yunus, S. Shamsudin. CVD Whiskerization Treatment Process For the Enhancement of Carbon Fiber Composite Flexural Strength. 3rd World Engineering Congress 2007, Penang, Malaysia. 5 – 9 August 2007.
Fateme Rezaei, Robiah Yunus and Mohd Amran Saleh, Carbon Nanotube Growth on Short Carbon Fiber by Fluidized Bed Reactor, 3nd National Carbon Fiber Conference 2007(NCFC2007), August 2007, Perhentian, Trengganu, Malaysia.
Robiah Yunus, Chang P.Y., Lee L.H., and Azhari. Preliminary Study on Extraction and Synthesis of Biodiesel. from Jatropha Curcas Seeds and Soybean, 1st International Conference on Natural Resources Engineering & Technology 2006, 24-25th July 2006.
Azhari, Robiah Yunus, Suraya Abdul Rasyid, Luqman Chuah Abdullah (2006). Synthesis of palm biodiesel using sodium methoxide catalyst. Proceeding in 20th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor, 19-2
Sumaiya Z. A., Gregory F. L. Koay, Chuah T. G., Parthiban S., Robish Y., Salmiah A. and Thomas S. Y. Choong, Effect of Cooling Modes on Solvent Crystallization of Palm Oil Based Dihydroxystearic Acid using Ethanol, 2nd International Conference on Chemical
Azira SD., Wong. T.N., Robiah Yunus, Thomas Choong S.Y., and Chuah T.G., Kinetics Studies of Adsorption of Methylene Blue onto palm Kernel Shell Activayed carbon, RCYC 2004, 1-14 April 2004, USM, Pulau Pinang.
Robiah Yunus, A. Fakhru’l-Razi, T.L. Ooi and S.E. Iyuke, Synthesis of Palm Oil-based Trimethylolpropane Esters for Production of Biodegradable Lubricant, Proceedings of the Second World Engineering Congress 2002: Chemical and Environmental Engineering C
Robiah Yunus, A. Fakhru’l-Razi and Z. Zainal Abidin, Ed. Proceedings of the World Engineering Congress ‘’99: Chemical and Environmental Engineering Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 1999.
Robiah Yunus and Adlan Sanusi Zakaria, Integrasi Proses Loji Pemprosesan Gas bagi Penoptimuman Perolehan Semula Tenaga, Proceedings of Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering Research Seminar, August 1995
Robiah Yunus, Estimations of Physical Properties of Palm Oil Based Methyl Esters using Aspen Plus, Proceedings of Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering Research Seminar, July 1994.
Robiah Yunus and Teng Kok Sia, Development of Physical Properties Data Bank for Palm Oil Based Methyl Esters, Proceedings of the10th Malaysian Chemical Engineers Symposium, USM, Penang, August 1994.
Robiah Yunus and Sharbanon Shariff, Production of Methyl Ester from Palm Oil Using Immobilized Lipase, Proceedings of Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering Research Seminar, June 1993.
Robiah Yunus et al., Adsorption of Free Fatty Acids From Crude Palm Oil Using Rice Husk Ash, Proceedings of the Symposium on Tropical Natural Resources, Dec. 1993.
Robiah Yunus, The Application Of Short Cut Models in Distillation Control Design, Proceedings of the 6th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers, June, 1990
Chairman, Evaluation Panel for ERGS
Chairman, Evaluation Panel for FRGS
Pengerusi Ganti JK Teknikal Dua Hala, Kementerian Perusahaan Perladangan dan Komoditi -UPM, Sektor Getah dan Jatropha, 2011-2014.
External Evaluator for Sciencefund Grants
Panel Hakim, Projek Pertandinga Penyelidikan dan Inovasi Peringkat Kebangsaan Pelajar IPTA dan IPTS, 2011.
Jury and External Committee, International Engineering Invention and Innovation, 2011
Session Chair for various international conferences such as WEC 2010, ICCST 2011.
Shortlisted as recipient for potential R&D project for commercialisation, MOSTI, 2010
Organising Committee for WEC 2000, WEC 2010
Paper reviewer for Conference on Natural Resources and Green Technology, 2010.
Paper reviewer for International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials 2010 (ICPEAM 2010)
Paper reviewer for International Conference on Renewable and Nuclear Energy, 2010 (INRET 2010)
Penyelaras Program MS Process Safety and Loss Prevention
Judge for PNSB’s Water Treatment Plant 2009 Competition, World Water Day 2009.
Invited Speaker for National Renewable Energy Summit 2009
4th Malaysian Chem-E-Car Competition 2009, 4-5 March 2009, Malacca (Co-chairperson).
Represented Malaysia together with SIRIM as technical committee to draft ISO manual (ISO/PC 242) on Energy Management, London. November 2009
Invited Speaker for International Conference on Research and Development in Oil and Gas, Petronas, 2009
Prepared speech text for Chancellor/ Pro-Chancellor for Convocation Ceremony
Advisory Committee for SOMCHE 2008, and SOMCHE 2007
Chairman of Organising Committee for SOMCHE 1999, SOMCHE 2006
Facilitator for Workshop on Technical Roadmap for Chemical Engineering in Malaysia. IChemE.
AJK Pameran/Pemilihan Produk, FK
AJK Lembaga Jaminan Kualiti, FK
Penyelaras Program DEng, UPM
Pengerusi, JK Jaringan Industri dan Masyarakat, ITMA
Pengerusi, JK Keselamatan dan Pekerjaan, ITMA
Pengerusi, JK Siswazah, ITMA
Pengerusi, JK Penyelidikan, ITMA
AJK Pembentukan Program, Master Bahan Komposit Lanjutan
AJK Pembentukan Program, Postgraduate Diploma, Rubber Processing Technology, Kerjasama dengan LGM
Internal examiners for PhD and Master students Viva
Evaluator for Sciencefund projects
Evaluator for FRGS projects
Evaluator for RUGS projects
Speaker for Research Colloquium for UPM New Lecturers
Dialogue and article for publications of `The Putra’
Academic Advisor for undergraduate students since 1997-1999, 2003-2006, 2006-2011.
Provided Placements for Industrial Trainee Students:
- 4 Students from UMP, 2010
- 1 Student from USM, 2009
- 2 students from Universiti dari Korea
- 4 students dari MRSM, Kuala Lipis
Technical Committe (TC), ISO manual (ISO/PC 242) on Energy Management.
Expert panel for Workshop on Energy Roadmap for Malaysia, MOSTI
External examiners for PhD and Masters student viva for UTP, UTM, USM, UMS
Council Member for Malaysian Council for Engineering Education, MCED (Chemical Engineering), Ministry of Higher Education
Evaluator for Promotion to Assoc Prof. For UNITEN
Participated in exhibition in conjunction with KPPK Minister Visit to Jatropha LTN Plot.
Collaboration between UPM and National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFC) in a preparation to build `Biogas Plant’ System
Accreditation Panel for various chemical engineering programs conducted by private higher learning institutions in Malaysia such as UNIKL, UTP, UMP, UMS, Taylor’s College, etc.
Expert Evaluator for Diploma Programme of Chemical Engineering at UiTM Shah Alam.
Journal Reviewer for Pertanika Journal, UTM Journal, JESTEC
Speaker for Aspen Plus Workshop Organised by Univ. Malaysia Pahang.
Evaluator for Pre-accreditation of Chemical Eng. Programme for Univ. Malaysia Pahang.
Member of Jawatankuasa Teknikal Sektor Getah dan Jatropha Kerjasama Dua Hala KPPK-UPM
Participated in Idea Generation Workshop on Fertilizer organised by PETRONAS
Referees for Honorary Register (CEng) for Engineering Council, UK.
Invited to review papers for journals published by the American Chemical Society
Invited to review papers for ISI Thomson journals such as
-Fuels and Energy
-Industrial Crops and Products
-European Journal of Lipids Science and Technology.
-Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic
Invited Speaker for International Seminar on Green Technology and Engineering, Lampung, Indonesia.
Initiated Research Collaboration with International Bodies such as ATB Germany and Oleon, Belgium.
AWARD AND ACHIEVEMENT
Gold Medal, Low-Cost Technology for Acid Hydrolysis of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch For Bioethanol Production, Pameran Reka Cipta, Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (PRPI UPM), 2011.
Gold Medal, Technology for Production of Encapsulated Nanoparticles for Controlled Drug Delivery, Pameran Reka Cipta, Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (PRPI UPM), 2011.
Silver Medal in INPEX 2010, Pittsburgh, USA on Innovative Technology in Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Oil (Environment Category), June 2010.
Bronze Medal in INPEX 2010, Pittsburgh, USA on Innovative Technology in Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Oil (Alternative Energy Category), June 2010.
Bronze Medal in INPEX 2010, Pittsburgh, USA on Innovative Technology in Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Oil (Science Category), June 2010.
Bronze Medal, Jatropha Curcas L. Fruit Shelling Machine, MTE 2010.
Silver Medal, Ultrasonic Assisted Solvent Extraction of Jatropha Oil , MTE 2010
Gold Medal, Locally Fabricated Supercritical Particle Formation Unit, Pameran Reka Cipta, Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (PRPI UPM), 2009.
Gold Medal, Jatropha Curcas L. Fruit Shelling Machine, Pameran Reka Cipta Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (PRPI UPM), 2009
Excellence in Service Award, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Gold Medal, Formulation of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene composite for Car Bonnet Application, EUREKA 2007.
Special Medal, Formulation of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene composite for Car Bonnet Application, EUREKA 2007.
Bronze Medal, Formulation of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene composite for Car Bonnet Application, ITEX 2007.
Bronze Medal, Innovative Technology in Biodiesel Production from Jatropha (MTE 2007, bronze)
Silver Medal, Pameran Reka Cipta, Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (PRPI) 2007 on Production of Nano-composite Particles using Supercritical Antisolvent (SAS) Technique.
2ND Asian BioManufacturing Conference Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 3-4 Dec 2007, The Best Presentation Award
Gold Medal in INPEX 2006, Pittsburgh, USA on Isolation and Encapsulation of Cassava Linamarin in Biodegradable Nanoparticles for Cancer Cells Targeting, June 2006.
Anugerah Saintis Cemerlang, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi, 2005
Silver Medal in International Product Exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland, entitled Environmentally Friendly Synthetic Lubricant from Palm Oil, April 2004.
Silver Medal in British Invention Show 2004 (Consumer Product), Alexandria Palace, London, on RYSOIL-High Performance Synthetic Lubricant from Palm Oil, October 2004.
Silver Medal in International Product Exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland, entitled Environmentally Friendly Synthetic Lubricant from Palm Oil, April 2004.
Gold Medal in British Invention Show 2004, Alexandria Palace, London, on RYSOIL-High Performance Synthetic Lubricant from Palm Oil, October 2004.
Gold Medal in International Product Exhibition, IENA 2004, Nuremberg, Germany, on RYSOIL- High Performance Synthetic Lubricant from Palm Oil, October 2004
Anugerah Saintis Cemerlang, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi, 2004
2003 Excellence in Service Award, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Gold Medal in Science and Technology Expo. 2003, Ministry of Science and Technology, August 2003.
Gold Medal in Invention & Research Exhibition 2003, Research Management Centre (RMC), Universiti Putra Malaysia, July 2003,
1999 Excellence in Service Award, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, July 2000.
NON-JOB RELATED ACTIVITY
Certified Chemical Hazards and Risk Assessor (CHRA), 2009
Member, Malaysian Society of Engineers and Technologist, 2009
Member of Malaysian Tribology Society, 2009
Chartered Engineer, UK Engineering Council, 2006, No 20047762
Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers UK, 2006
Corporate Member, Institution of Chemical Engineers Malaysia, 2004
Graduate Member, Institution of Engineers Malaysia, 2003 (G 24784)
Member, American Inst. of Chemical Engineers, 2002 (No. 90166079)
Member, Society of Tribologist and Lubrication Engineers, 2001 (44529 M)
Graduate Member, Board of Engineers, Malaysia, 1995 (232084).
Board Member for Institution of Chemical Engineers UK, Malaysia Branch