Prof. Dr. Nik Norulaini Nik Abd. Rahman

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Prof. Dr. Nik Norulaini Nik Abd. Rahman
Phone   : 04-6535206
Fax       : 04-6576000
Email    :  norulain@usm.my
Tissue Culture, Environmental Management and Audit, Supercritical Fluid Technology
 

Profile

Academic Qualifications: 

  • PhD Forest Science (Sept 1984 - Nov 1987), Michigan Technological University
  • M.Sc Biochemistry (Aug  1980 - Aug 1982), Mississippi State University
  • B.Sc Chemistry (Aug  1976 - May 1980), Northern Illinois University

Research

  • Kultur Tisu
  • Biologi Persekitaran

Publication

Research Publications:

  1. Roshada Hashim and Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman,  1999, Metabolisme Karbohidrat (Carbohydrate Metabolism)  Publisher: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Bil m.s.150
  2. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman,  Memahami Risalah Data Keselamatan Bahan Kimia (Understanding Chemical Safety Data Sheets) Publisher: Universiti Sains Malaysia. 2008,   No ISBN  978-983-861-353-8  Bil m.s.231
  3. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Hazardous Waste Management  Publisher: Universiti Sains Malaysia. 2008, No. ISBN: 978-983-861-383-5; Bil. m.s.: 160
  4. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman,  Audit Alam Sekitar dan Kaedahnya (Environmental audit Methods), Publisher: Universiti Sains Malaysia;  2008,  No. ISBN: 978-983-861-380-4; Bil. m.s.: 158

ScienceDirect Hottest Article:

Journal/e-Journal/Journal Proceeding (latest 10 of 98):

  1. N. Efaq, Nik Norulaini Nik Ab. Rahman, H. Nagao, A. A. Al-Gheethi and M. O. Ab. Kadir, (2016) Inactivation of Aspergillus Spores in Clinical Wastes by Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Arab J Sci Eng DOI 10.1007/s13369-016-2087-5 RESEARCH ARTICLE - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  2. Zuknik, M.H., Norulaini N.A., N., Dalila W.S., W.N., Ali, N.R., Omar A.K., M., (2016) Solubility of virgin coconut oil in supercritical carbon dioxide, Journal of Food Engineering (2015), doi: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2015.08.004
  3. A. N. Efaq, Nik Norulaini Nik Ab. Rahman, H. Nagao, A. A. Al-Gheethi, Md Shahadat & M. O. Ab. Kadir, (2015) Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as Non-Thermal Alternative Technology for Safe Handling of Clinical Wastes, Environ. Process. DOI 10.1007/s40710-015-0116-0
  4. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Mohammad Shahadat, Fatehah Mohd Omar, Ann Won Chew & Mohd Omar Ab Kadir (2015) Dry Trichoderma biomass: biosorption behavior for the treatment of toxic heavy metal ions, Desalination and Water Treatment, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1057767 To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2015.1057767
  5. N.A.Sri Aprilia. Md Sohrab Hossain, Azniza Mustapha, S. Siti Suhailui, N.A. Nik Norulaini, Leh C. Peng, A.K. Mohd Omar, H.P.S. Abdul Khalil, (2015). Optimizing the isolation of microfibrillated bamboo in high pressure enzymatic hydrolysis, Bioresource, 10(3), 5305-5316.
  6. Md.Sohrab Hossain, Nik Norulaini Nik Ab.Rahman, Venugopal Balakrishnan, Abbas F.M. Al Kharkhi, Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Mohd. Omar Ab.Kadir, (2015). Optimizing supercritical carbon dioxide in the inactivation of bacteria in clinical solid wastes by using response surface methodology, Waste Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2015.01.003
  7. Md Jahurul Haque Akanda, Md Zaidul Islam Sarker, Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Khasif Ghafoor, Fahad yahya Al Juhaimi, Kar Lin Nyam, (2015), Mango (Mangifera indica L.) by-products and their valuable components: A review, Food Chemistry . 09/2015; 183. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.03.046
  8. Md.Sohrab Hossain, Nik Norulaini Nik Ab.Rahman, Venugopal Balakrishnan, Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Mohd. Omar Ab.Kadir, (2015). Mathematical modeling of Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, and Bacillus sphaericus inactivation in infectious clinical solid waste by using steam autoclaving and supercritical fluid carbon dioxide sterilization, Chemical Engineering Journal, 267, 221-234.
  9. S Ferdosh, Z Islam Sarker, N Norulaini, J Haque Akanda, OAB Kadir. (2014). Simultaneous Extraction and Fractionation of Fish Oil from Tuna By-Product using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SC-CO2). Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, DOI: 1080/10498850.2013.843629
  10. 10. HPSA Khalil, MS Hossain, E Rosamah, NAN Norulaini, CP Leh, M Asniza (2014). High-Pressure Enzymatic Hydrolysis to Reveal Physicochemical and Thermal Properties of Bamboo Fiber Using a Supercritical Water Fermenter. Journal of BioResources 9 (4), 7710-7720

Chapters  in Research Book (non proceedings):

  1. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, N Esa, (2014).  Managing Construction Development Risks to the Environment. Sustainable Living with Environmental Risks, 193-202, Springer Japan.
  2. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Fatehah Mohd Omar and Mohd Omar Ab Kadir , 2009, “Chapter 2. Environmental aspects and impacts of construction industry, pp. 41-60, Impact, Monitoring and Management of Environmental Pollution. Editors: Ahmed El Nemr (National Inst. of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria, Egypt),  ISBN: 978-1-60876-487-7
  3. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Fatehah Mohd Omar, Anees Ahmad, Mohd Omar Ab Kadir, 2009. Chapter 22. Heuristics Approach: Towards Sustainable Control of Environmental Pollution, pp. 537-552 Impact, Monitoring and Management of Environmental Pollution. Editors: Ahmed El Nemr (National Inst. of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria, Egypt),  ISBN: 978-1-60876-487-7
  4. Nik Norulaini, N.A , Mohd Omar, A.K., Fera Fizani, A.F., Asyirah A.R., Shalima, T and Sabariah, S.  2007 ‘Enhancement of Environmental  Protection in the Construction Industry via an Environmental Management System  in  Research Achievements in the Construction pp199-203. Eds. Rosman Ahmad, Zuhairi Abd Hamid, Nora harun, Ramlah Awi and Azizan Nor  Publisher: CIDB, Malaysia, ISBN no: 978-983-2724-53-7,  216pp
  5. Asyirah A.R , Nik Norulaini, N.A , Fera Fizani,.A.F. and Mohd Omar, A.K.,   2007  Environmental Management Elements in Construction Contract Documents: Survey in Malaysia,  In Research Achievements in the Construction Industry pp204-209. Eds. Rosman Ahmad, Zuhairi Abd Hamid, Nora harun, Ramlah Awi and Azizan Nor  Nik Norulaini, N.A    Publisher: CIDB, Malaysia, ISBN no: 978-983-2724-53-7, 216pp.
  6. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab. Rahman, 2004, Chapter 2: Environmental Stewardship via Environmental Audit. Research At Universiti Sains Malaysia,  pp9-15,Volume 3: Environmental Management And Engineering, Eds  Sam T. W., Ahmad Farhan A.S. and KJ Ratnam  Publisher: Universiti Sains Malaysia.Penang    167pp
  7. Nik Norulaini N.A.R, Adirukmi, N.S, Afizah, A and A.K. Mohd Omar,1995, The Effect of Piper betel Leave Extracts on Fusarium Oxysporum and Phytophtora Palmivora. pp  535 -539.  Trends in Traditional Medicine Research:   Publisher : Universiti Sains Malaysia, ISBN 983-861-091-7. Eds. Chan et. al, Penang.  662 pp
  8. Nik Norulaini N.A.R, Afizah, A and A.K. Mohd Omar, 1993, Interaction of Piper betel Extracts and Fusarium Oxysporum in Culture. 199-204,  Malaysian Natural Resources: Sustainability, Development and Strategies.  Ed: Ipor et al , Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Sabah, ISBN 983-9151-00-2, 562 pp
  9. Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Bab 5  Strategi  dan Orientasi Pembelajaran: Penelitian Bahan Bacaan Dengan Berkesan. p p77-94.  In Kemahiran dan Strategi Pembelajaran dalam sistem pendidikan jarak jauh, Ed Hanafi Atan, Ab Rasid Mat Zin and Zuraidah Ab Rahman. Publisher : Universiti Sains Malaysia.  ISBN no 983-40666-1-9,  94 pp
  10. Baharuddin salleh,  Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman and Mohd Omar Ab Kadir,  Pemasyarakatan Istilah Biologi: An Overview,  Peristilahan dan Penulisan Sains-, Publisher Dewan Bahasa  Pustaka (DBP) 1999,  pg. 98-103
  11. Istilah Sains Biologi Edisi III, Pusat Pengajian Sains Kajihayat, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Jawatan kuasa istilah PP Sains Hayat, ISBN no 967-99949-6-1, 2000. 197

Teaching

Maklumat sedang dikemaskini 

Supervision

PhD:

  1. Moftah Ben Nama, 2014. Effects of Supercritical Process Parameters and Testa Removal on the Nutritional Quality of Palm Kernel Cake. 
  2. Farrah Naemah A.Y., 2012. Identification of Pollution Sources within the Sungai Pinang River Basin.
  3. Asyirah Abdul Rahim, 2007. A study on the Inclusion of the Environmental Management System Elements  in the Tender and Contract Documents.
  4. Zarina bt Zakaria, 2004. The Optimisation of Growth Regulators , Precursors and Elicitros Supplementation For Maximum Limonene and Linalool Accumulation In Cell Cultures of Citrus grandis (L) Osbeck.
  5. Norli Ismail, 2003. Kajian Pencirian, Permodelan dan Kebolehrawatan Effluent di dalam System Pengairan Tertutup di Zon I dan II Perindustrian Prai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  6. Mohamed Zahidul   Islam Sarker, 2003. Lampau Genting Karbon Dioksida Sebagai Suatu Proses Teknologi Pemeringkatan Minyak Isirung Sawit Untuk Lemak mentega Koko Berkualiti.
  7. Jenimar, 2001. Pembentukan Kalus dan ampaian sel Citrus grandis Osbeck  secara in vitro dan Pengekstrakan limonene dan linalool dengan  kaedah  Bendalir Lampau Genting - Karbon Dioksida

MSc:

  1.  Mariam Hamdi, 2014. Supercritical CO2 (SC-CO2) Extraction, Characterization of Coconut Oit and its Antibacterial Action
  2.  Tengku Nursalwani Tuan Lah, 2013. Production of Cellulase by Trichoderma  SP. PRO-A1 and Bacillus Cereus B1 using Palm Kernel Cake (PKC) in solid-State Fermentation
  3. Azyana Yaakub, 2013. Effect of Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) and Anthropogenic Activities on Kinta River Water Quality 
  4. Chew Ann Won, 2011. Ni (II),Cd (II) and Cr (IV) Contamination in Groundwater At Pulau Burung Decommissioned Landfill Site and Metal Biosorption Using Trichoderma SP. 
  5. Thamare          Kavitha A/P Mayakrishnan, 2008. Elicitro and Precursor Enhanced Production of Limonene in Citrus Grandis (L) osbeck albedo Tissue Culture
  6. Muhmud Ahmed, 2008. The Use of Microfilter Recovered Palm Oil Mill Effluenh(POME) Sludge as Fish Feed Ingredient.
  7. Maazza Yousuf Abdullah Mohamed, 2008. Risk Assessment of Hazardous Chemicals – A case study in chemistry Reserch Laboratories of USM
  8. Ngu Chard Chard, 2007. Projection of Significant Aspects and Impacts of a construction Development as part of Environmentel assessment
  9. Sabrina Karim, 2007. Penspesiesan Logam Berat dalam Air Sisa Campuran Industrai di sistem Perparitan Tertutup .Zon Perindusterian Prai 1 dan 2, Pulau Pinang.
  10. Wong Pei Wen, 2005. Removal Of A Disperse Dye ,A Reactive Dye and Their Mixtures By coagulation – Flocculation Method.

Recognition

Awards for Innovation:

  • Gold Medal for SCCO2 Mango Fat Hard CBR, Invention & Innovation Awards 2Ol4
  • Silver Medal for SC-CO2 Sterilizer, Invention & Innovation Awards 2Ol4
  • ITEX 2014 Gold Medal for Refined and Bleached Palm Kernel Oil
  • ITEX 2014 Gold Medal for Sawit Flour
  • The JIPA Award for Best Invention in Green Technology - Sawit Flour

AWARDS :

  • HADIAH SANGGAR SANJUNGAN 2010
    • Fatty acid compositions of fish oil extracted from different parts of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger kangurta) using various techniques of supercritcal CO2 extraction. Food Chemistry, 120, 3, 879-885. (Impact Factor 2.696) (2010),
  • ANUGERAH SANGGAR SANJUNG 2009 in the category journal publication
    • i) Extraction of Fish oil from the skin of indian mackerel using supercritical fluids JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING
    • ii) Fatty Acid Composition of Fish oil Extracted from Different Parts of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) using Various Techniques of Supercritical CO2 Extraction. FOOD CHEMISTRY

  • ANUGERAH SANGGAR SANJUNG 2007 in the category journal publication
    • i) Sterilization and extraction of palm oil from screw pressed palm fruit fiber using supercriitcal carbon dioxide, Separation and Purification Technology, (2007). Volume 60 inssue3,6 May 2008,Pages 272-277. On line In press. Impact factor 2.497
    • ii) Separation of Palm Kernel oil from palm kernel with supercritical carbon dioxide using pressre swing technique, Journal of Food Engineering, 89, 419-428 (Impact Factor 1.249)
    • iii) Supercritical carbon dioxide (SC-CO2) extraction of palm kernel oil from palm kernel, Journal of Food Engineering, Volume 79, Issue 3, pp1007-1014 (Impact Factor 1.249)

  • HADIAH SANGGAR SANJUNGAN 2006 in the category of journal publication
    • Separation/fractionation of trigliserides in terms of fatty acid constituents in palm kernel oil using supercritical CO2, Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture, 86 (7), 1138-1145. March 2007
  • HADIAH SANGGAR SANJUNGAN 2006 in the category of journal publication
    • Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of palm kernel oil from palm kernel as cocoa butter replacers blend. Journal of Food Engineering, vol 73, (3,) 210-216. March 2007

Visiting Lecturer/ Visiting Scientist/ Visiting Fellow/ Visiting Professor:

  1.  Visiting Researcher at  National Agriculture Research Center of Hokkaido,  Japan, September 21 to 26 th 2006, 
  2.  Visiting Scientist to Supercritical Fluid Center at Tohuku University, Sendai, Japan. August 16-17th January  2003
  3. Visiting Scientist to Tulane   University, New Orleans, USA,  1 week   April 13th to 20th  2001
  4.  Visiting Scientist to  Hach Wastewater Laboratory, Loveland Colorado, USA April  6th to 13th    2001
  5. Visiting  Lecturer at Evtek Institute of Technology, Vantaa, Finland  August 30th 2007 -September 11th 2007 (Teach Env impact assessment and Principles of Environmental Auditing – 18 lecture hrs; to final year  students)
  6.  Visiting  Lecturer at Evtek Institute
  7.  Visiting  Lecturer at Evtek Institute of Technology, Vantaa, Finland  April 1 to 16th 2004 (Teach Environmental Auditing – 12 lecture hours; Final year students)
  8.  Visiting Researcher. Department of Molecular Biology, University of Glasgow, Scotland (October1996 – July   (1997)
  9.  Visiting Researcher.  Department of Molecular Biology, Univ Of Glasgow, Scotland. (August to October 1994)

 Fellowship:

  1.  Visiting Researcher.  The British High Commissioner’s Royal Chevening Awards, Department of Molecular Biology, Univ Of Glasgow, Scotland UK (October1996 – July 1997)
  2. Visiting Researcher.  Asian Development Bank Fellowship, Department of Molecular Biology, Univ Of Glasgow, Scotland. (August to October 1994)
  3. Visiting Researcher.  Japanese Society For The Promotion of Science Fellowship – VCC (JSPS),    Department of Forestry, Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Japan.      (October 1st to 14th 1992)
  4. Visiting Researcher.  The Third World Acdemy Of Science (TWAS) Fellowship, Center For Science, Poone, India. (1992)
  5. Graduate Research Assistant, United States Forest Service Fellowship, Michigan technological University, Houghton, Mi, USA  1984-1987
  6. Graduate Research Assistant, Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Extension Services  fellowship, Mississippi State University, Satrkville, MS   1980-1982

Member:

    1. ENSEARCH member
    2. Registered environmental auditor
    3. Committee  member of the Development of Malaysian Standard under SIRIM  July 2010- present
    4. Professional Member of the Malaysian Working Group 5 (WG5) under Technical  Committee 9 (TC 9) for the establishment of Environmental Management System  Standards in the Construction Industry in Malaysia, 2005 -2009
    5. A member of The Multilateral Netwrok to Promote Research Sustainable Solid Waste Management for INCO Target Countries. Project No 043658 Partner No 15.  COMultilatRTD/SSA-5
    6. Panel member  on the environmental management plan for the Construction Industry of Malaysia (CIDB),  August 2003-2009
    7. Ad Hoc committee member  in  ISO/TC 207/SC ISO 14004 revision  July 2010 – June 2011
    8. Malaysianappointed  delegate   for TC 207 ISO 14000 Environmental Management  2010- present
    9. ISO/TC 207/SC 1 GHG Management, AHG GHG  Measurement/Monitoring  Methodologies WG 6 member      July  2014-  June 2015