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YBHG. PROFESOR DR. ZULKARNAIN BIN ZAINAL
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Zulkarnain Zainal is a lecturer at the Department of Chemistry, Universiti Putra Malaysia since 1989. He obtained his first degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and PhD in Chemistry from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), United Kingdom. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1997 and Professor in 2005. He is also an associate researcher at Materials Science and Characterisation Lab in Institute of Advanced Technology and a researcher at Putra Catalysis Centre in UPM. He had served as the Head Department of Chemistry, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Science and Deputy Dean at the School of Graduate Studies UPM. His main research interest is in the field of material chemistry particularly semiconductor electrochemistry. In his work he deals with the preparation of semiconductor materials by electrochemical methods and their application for energy conversion. He is also working on photocatalytic materials and materials for supercapacitors. In collaboration with other researchers, he also do some research on nanomaterials and nanotechnology. He has authored and co authored over 170 articles in citation index journals in the area of his research and received various awards for his achievement.

He can be contacted through:
Email: zulkar@upm.edu.my
Tel: +603 89466839/6810
Fax: +603 89435380