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POSTGRADUATE RESEACRH TOPICS

Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) EM750

Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering) EM950

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UiTM would like to offer the following Postgraduate Topics.

No.

Main Supervisor

Co-Supervisor

Research Title

Level

Type of Grant

1

TBI

Nurul Muthmainnah Mohd Noor

Detecting Eye Movement Based on EOG Technique

MSc

RAGS

2

Dr.-Ing Alhassan Salami Tijani

Dr. Wan Ahmad Najmi Bin Wan Mohamed

Direct Coupling of Solar Photovoltaic to PEM Electrolyser for Hydrogen Production System: The Concept of Energy and Exergy Analysis Approach

PhD

 

3

David, N.V.

TBI

Development of material formulations and characterization of bio-based packaging component materials

MSc

Excellence Fund

4

Dr Aman Mohd Ihsan Bin Mamat

Dr Wan Ahmad Najmi Bin Wan Mohamed

Characterization of Waste Heat Energy Recovery for Internal Combustion Engine

MSc

ERGS

5

Dr Aman Mohd Ihsan Bin Mamat

Prof Dr Wirachman Wisnoe

Aero-thermodynamics Analysis for Non-Radial Fibre Element of Low Pressure Mixed-Flow Turbine

MSc

FRGS

6

Dr. Rizal Effendy Mohd Nasir

Prof. Ir. Dr. Wahyu Kuntjoro

Flight Stability of a Bird-Inspired Blended Wing-Body Airplane

MSc

RIF

7

Koay Mei Hyei

Nik Roselina binti Nik Roseley

Green Synthesis and Characterization of nickel@gold Nanoparticles

MSc

RAGS

8

Mohd Saiful bahari Bin Shaari

Armanshah

Characterization of Weldment Formation Quality in Friction Stir Process

MSc

ERGS

9

Adam Tan Bin Mohd Amin

TBI

Predictive Gait Locomotion Performance Characterization

MSc

ERGS

10

Dr. Wan Ahmad Najmi bin Wan Mohamed

Prof Madya Dr Ramlan Zailani

Development and analysis of a thermal management system for a 50kW hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

MSc

LRGS

11

Dr Wan Ahmad Najmi b. Wan Mohamed

TBI

Numerical and experimental thermofluids investigation of nano coolants in a PEM fuel cell

MSc

RAGS

12

Dr. Wan Ahmad Najmi bin Wan Mohamed

TBI

Energy efficiency optimization of a hydrogen fuel cell system with different energy storage configurations

MSc

 

13

Dr Sukarnur Che Abdullah

TBI

Develop / test / optimize computer vision system

PhD

RIF / FRGS

14

Dr. Sukarnur Che Abdullah

TBI

Miniature Three Axis Tactile Sensor For Humanoid Robot

PhD

RIF / FRGS

15

Dr. Sukarnur Che Abdullah

TBI

Development of Miniature Three Axis Tactile Sensor for Humanoid Robot

MSc

RIF

16

Dr. Sukarnur Che Abdulah

TBI

Object Shape Recognition for Image Processing of Vision Sensor System

MSc

FRGS

17

Dr. Koay Mei Hyie

Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohamad Nor Berhan

Synthesis and Characterization of Co-Ni-Au nanocoating

MSc

ERGS

18

Dr. Koay Mei Hyie

Pn. Zuraidah Salleh

IMPACT BEHAVIOUR ENHANCEMENT OF KEVLAR/KENAF COMPOSITE NY NANOKENAF

PhD

RAGS

19

Yupiter HP Manurung

to be selected

Distortion and Residual Sress Estimation of one-pass and multipass welding

MSc

 

20

Ramlan Zailani

TBI

Hydrogen-rich gas production from biomass via thermochemical processes and effects of catalyst on hydrogen yield

PhD

FRGS

21

Ramlan Zailani

TBI

Catalyst development for thermo-catalytic decomposition of biomass-driven methane to hydrogen

MSc

FRGS

22

Dr.-Ing. Low Cheng Yee

Noor Ayuni Binti Che Zakaria

Development of an Upper Limb Spasticity Part-Task Trainer

MSc

 

23

Ramlan Zailani

TBI

Techno-economic evaluation of renewable hydrogen production for sustainable development scenario

PhD

FRGS

24

Dr.-Ing. Low Cheng Yee

Mohd Hanif Mohd Ramli

Scavenging Energy from Human Activities using Piezoelectric Material

MSc

 

25

Ramlan zailani

TBI

Performance and Techno-economical assessment of biomass gasification-based hydrogen production supply chain system

PhD

FRGS

26

Prof Madya Roseleena

Nurul Hayati Abdul Halim

Smart Kanban System Framework for Mixed Model Production

Master

RAGS

27

Shaharudin Ahmad

Masnawi Musatfa - FSG

Online Mapping of Ship Manuvering Using Freq Radar

Master

 

28

Armansyah

 

Characterization of thermal-mechanical properties of welded material in aluminum alloys based on friction stir process

Master

 

29

Assoc Prof Dr Jamaluddin Mahmud

Nur Hayati M Yahaya (UiTM Pulau Pinang)

The Development of a Motion Capture System using Kinect

Master

FRGS

30

Assoc Prof Dr Jamaluddin Mahmud

Nur Hayati M Yahaya (UiTM Pulau Pinang)

The Development of a Novel Protocol to Assess Silat Biomechanics

Master

FRGS

31

Assoc Prof Dr Jamaluddin Mahmud

TBD

The Development of Failure Criterion and Algorithm to Predict Accurately the Progressive Failure of Composite Laminates

PhD

 

32

Assoc Prof Dr Jamaluddin Mahmud

TBD

Synthesis and Analysis of Hyperelastic Membrane for Skin Biomimetic

PhD

ERGS/ FRGS/ RMI

33

Assoc. Prof. Dr Nor Hayati Saad

 

Low cost Tyre Manufacturing process

PhD

KTP (Knowledge Transfer Program)

34

Assoc. Prof. Dr Nor Hayati Saad

1) Farrahshaida Binti Mohd Salleh (FKM, UiTM);

(2) Abdul Rahim Mahamad Sahab  (SIRIM Berhad)

Development of Integrated Slip Rotary Moulding System

Master

RIF and Science Fund

35

Dr Azli Abd Razak

Dr. Aman Mohd Ihsan Bin Mamat

Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Sheikh Salim (UTM-MJIIT)

Numerical analysis of pedestrian wind environment in urban area  due to the effects of upstream building arrangement

 

 

PhD

 

36

Dr Azli Abd Razak

Pn. Rosnadiah Bahsan

Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Sheikh Salim (UTM-MJIIT)

Numerical analysis on the effect of distance between upstream building and downstream building in terrace house on natural ventilation

Master

 

37

Dr Nik Rosli Abdullah

 

Reduction of harmful exhaust emissions and improvement of engine performance through combustion strategies on a multi-cylinder Spark Ignition engine.

 

Master

 

38

Dr Nik Rosli Abdullah

 

Effect of An Alternative Fuel to the engine performance and exhaust emissions in Spark Ignition Engines.

Master

 

39

Dr Nik Rosli Abdullah

 

Misfire detection through a Combustion Stability and Exhaust Emission Characteristics in a Multiport Injection Spark Ignition Engine

Master

 

40

Dr Nik Rosli Abdullah

 

Combustion behaviour of Spark Ignition Engine fuelled with biofuels.

Master

 

41

Dr Nik Rosli Abdullah

 

Effects of variation of biodiesel feed stocks to the combustion behaviour of a modern multi-cylinder diesel engine.

Master

 

42

Dr Nik Rosli Abdullah

 

Effect of a variation of EGR rates on engine performance and emissions of a modern gasoline engine fuelled with a variation of biofuels.

Master

 

43

Ahmed Jaffar

Nor Hayati Saad

New Bio-MEMS Interface Algorithm for Improved Kinetics- Prosthetic Fingers

Master

ERGS

44

Ahmed Jaffar

Nor Hayati Saad

Morphological Characterization of nanostructure for an improved Micro-electromechanical (MEMS) resonator detection sensitivity.

Master

ERGS

45

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Biomodeling for cranio-maxillofacial reconstruction: aesthetical and functional patient specific biomaterial implants and prostheses

PhD

 

46

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Development of total knee replacement for deep flexion activities

PhD

 

47

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Development of un-cemented hip implant in bone resorption enviroment

PhD

 

48

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Development of cemented hip implant in bone resorption enviroment

PhD

 

49

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Development of medical devices for various application

Master

 

50

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Experimental study of bone metal implant

Master

 

51

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Numerical study and life prediction of hip prosthesis

Master

 

52

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Numerical study and life prediction of total knee replacement

Master

 

53

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Engr. Hj. Solehuddin bin Shuib

 

Product development using compliant mechanisms

Master

 

54

Dr Mohd Mahadzir Mohammud  (UiTM Penang)

 

Removal of nitrogen in producer gas

PhD

 

55

Dr Mohd Mahadzir Mohammud

(UiTM Penang)

 

Reaction simulation in reactor. CO2 removal

PhD

 

56

Dr Mohd Mahadzir Mohammud

(UiTM Penang)

 

Fuelled with producer gas/new producer gas in ICE: Performance & Emission Characteristics

PhD

 

57

Dr Mohd Mahadzir Mohammud

(UiTM Penang)

 

Design n Development of downdraft gasiifer system for FKM PP.

Master

 

58

Dr. Mohd Fauzi Ismail

(UiTM Penang)

Mahamad Hisyam Mahamad Basri

(UiTM Penang)

Motorcycle braking system

Master

ERGS

59

Dr. Mohd Fauzi Ismail

(UiTM Penang)

Mahamad Hisyam Mahamad Basri

(UiTM Penang)

Motorcycle Control and Stability

Master

ERGS

60

Noor Iswadi Ismail (UiTM Penang)

Mahamad Hisyam Mahamad Basri

Aerodynamic Performances of Micro Air Vehicle (MAV)

Master

FRGS

61

Noor Iswadi Ismail (UiTM Penang)

Mahamad Hisyam Mahamad Basri

Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) analysis for Micro Air Vehicle (MAV)

Master

FRGS

62

Dr. Mohd Fauzi Ismail (UiTM Penang)

Azman Ahmad Bakir

Vibration Assisted Machining

Master

RAGS

63

Dr. Mohd Fauzi Ismail (UiTM Penang)

 

Engineering Surface Topography Characterization and Data Processing

Master

ERGS

64

Dr Hamid Yusoff  (UiTM Penang)

Dr Muhammad Khalil (USM eng)

Development of Micro flow sensor application on MEMs technology

MSc

ERGS

65

Dr Hamid Yusoff  (UiTM Penang)

Prof Zulkifly Abdullah

(USM eng)

Fluid structure interaction on the flexible flapping wing for Micro Air Vehicle

Msc

ERGS

*Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) allowance:

MSc    : RM 1,500

PhD    : RM 2,000

*Only for research with grant.

For other financial resources, you may visit to https://biasiswa.moe.gov.my/MyBrain15/index2.php

You are invited to join the research group if you meet the following entry requirements:

Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) EM750

Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering)

Degree

A Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree or equivalent from a recognized university by UiTM Senate

A Master’s degree in Engineering or in one of the physical science, from recognized university

CGPA

A minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent

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Working Experience

Advantage

No

Proposal to submit

No

Yes

Interview

If required

Yes

If you are interested, please kindly contact;

Dr Aman Mohd Ihsan Bin Mamat
Head of Center for Graduate Studies
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi MARA
40450, Shah Alam
Selangor, MALAYSIA
Tel (O): +603-55435163
Tel (M): +6017-6370079
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Date : 04 March 2014