Dr. Chung Ying Tao

Dr. Chung Ying Tao

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Dr. Chung Ying Tao

Lecturer | Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Academic Qualifications

PhD Chemical & Process Engineering
Bachelor Chemical Engineering

Areas of Interest
Membrane separation technology
Nanoparticles synthesis
Adsorption study
Professional Bodies

  1. Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
    Graduate Member (Membership No.:87736A)
  2. The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
    Graduate Member (Membership No.:93956) 


Current Research Project

  1. Modified sugarcane badasse as effective biosorbent for heavy metal removal
  2. Green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles with fruit peel extracts for photocatalystic 
  3. Synthesis of Zinc oxide nanoparticles vi polymeric template technique for dye removal application.


  1. Mahmoudi, E., Ng, L. Y., Ang, W. L., Chung, Y.T., Rohani, R. and Mohammad, A.W. (2019) Enhancing Morphology and Separation Performance of Polyamide 6, 6 Membranes By Minimal Incorporation of Silver Decorated Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles. Scientific reports 9 (1), 1216
  2. Saparti, MDKM, Rohani, R., Chung, Y.T., Yusoff, II, and Sulaiman, WRW. (2019) Effects of ethoxylated polyamine addition on water-based drilling fluid. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology 14 (1), 149-166
  3. Abd. Hamid, M.A., Chung, Y.T., Rohani, R., Mohd. Junaidi, M.U. (2019) Miscible-blend polysulfone/polyimide membrane for hydrogen purification from palm oil mill effluent fermentation, Separation and Purification Technology 209, 598-607 
  4. Chong, W.C., Chung, Y.T., Teow, Y.H., Zain, M., Mahmoudi, E., Mohammad, A.W. (2018) Environmental impact of nanomaterials in composite membranes: Life cycle assessment of algal membrane photoreactor using polyvinylidene fluoride-composite membrane, Journal of Cleaner Production 202, 591-600
  5. Saparti, MDKM, Jali, NAM, Rohani, R., Chung, Y.T. and Sulaiman, WRW. (2018) Hydrophobic Nanosilica as Fluid Loss Control Additive for High Performance Water-Based Drilling Fluids, JURNAL KEJURUTERAAN 1 (4), 75-85
  6. Chong, W.C., Mahmoudi, E., Chung, Y.T., Koo, C.H., Mohammad, A.W., Kamarudin, K.F. (2017) Improving performance in algal organic matter filtration using polyvinylidene fluoride–graphene oxide nanohybrid membranes, Algal research 27, 32-42
  7. Chung, Y.T., Mahmoudi, E., Mohammad, A.W., Benamor, A., Johnson, D., Hilal, N. (2017) Development of polysulfone-nanohybrid membranes using ZnO-GO composite for enhanced antifouling and antibacterial control, Desalination 402, 123-132
  8. Chong, W.C., Mahmoudi, E., Chung, Y.T., Ba-Abbad, M.M., Koo, C.H., Mohammad, A.W. (2017) Polyvinylidene fluoride membranes with enhanced antibacterial and low fouling properties by incorporating ZnO/rGO composites, Desalination and Water Treatment 96, 12-21
  9. Chung, Y.T., Mohammad, A.W. (2017) Effects of membrane fabrication conditions towards the performance of nanoparticles-incorporated membranes, Jurnal Teknologi 79 (5-3), 41-45
  10. Chung, Y.T., Ba-Abbad, M.M., Mohammad, A.W., Benamor, A. (2016) Functionalization of zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles and its effects on polysulfone-ZnO membranes, Desalination and Water Treatment 57 (17), 7801-7811
  11. Chung, Y.T., Ba-Abbad, M.M., Mohammad, A.W., Hairom, N.H.H., Benamor, A. (2015) Synthesis of minimal-size ZnO nanoparticles through sol-gel method: Taguchi design optimisation, Materials & Design 87, 780-787
  12. Mohammad, A.W., Teow, Y.H., Ang, W.L., Chung, Y.T., Oatley-Radcliffe, D.L., Hilal, N. (2015) Nanofiltration membranes review: Recent advances and future prospects, Desalination 356, 226-254
  13. Chung, Y.T., Ng, L.Y., Mohammad, A.W. (2014) Sulfonated-polysulfone membrane surface modification by employing methacrylic acid through UV-grafting: Optimization through response surface methodology approach, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 20 (4), 1549-1557