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Professor Dr. Mohd Razman Bin Salim

Professor Dr. Mohd Razman Bin Salim

Professor Dr. Mohd Razman Bin Salim

Professor

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (1992)  

Master of Civil Engineering (major in Sanitary Engineering), North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA (1985)  

B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton, UK (1980) 

Areas of Interest
Water and Wastewater Treatment
Biological and Physical-Chemical Processes
Bio-membrane and Carbon Adsorption
Waste Management
Research

  1. Study of Novel Banana Blossom Peels (Musa acuminata Colla) Adsorbent for the Removal of Manganese in Surface Water, (FRGS/1/2019/TK10/UTHM/03/3) Member
  2. Adsorption Behaviour of Physio-chemical Characteristics of Silver nanoparticles onto Different Activated Carbon Adsorbents, (FRGS/1/2018/WAB05/UTM/02/4) Member

Publications

  1. From 2016 to 2020 Elnaz Khankhaje, Mohd Warid Hussin, Jahangir Mirza, Mohd Razman Salim, Mahdi Rafieizonooz, Ho Chin Siong and Mohd Naquiddin Mohd Warid (2016). On Blended Cement and Geopolymer Concretes Containing Palm Oil Fuel Ash, Journal of Material and Design, 89:385-398 (IF=3.50)
  2. Fulazzaky, M.A., Abdullah, S., Salim, M.R. (2016). Fundamentals of mass transfer and kinetics for biosorption of oil and grease from agro-food industrial effluent by Serratia marcescens SA30. RSC Advances 5(127):104666-104673. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA20794K (IF=3.84).
  3. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Mohd Razman Salim, Woei-Jye Lau and Zulkifli Yusop (2016). Removal of Bisphenol A by Adsorption Mechanism of PES-SiO2 Composite Membranes. Environmental Technology, 37(15):1959–1969.  DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2015.1137359 (IF=1.56)
  4. Fulazzaky, M.A., Abdullah, S., Salim, M.R. (2016). Supporting data for identification of biosurfactant-producing bacteria isolated from agro-food industrial effluent. Data in Brief, 7: 834–838. DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.03.058
  5. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Mohd Razman Salim, Woei-Jye Lau and Zulkifli Yusop (2016). A review on bisphenol A occurrences, health effects and treatment process via membrane technology for drinking water. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23(12) DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-6357-2 (IF=2.83)
  6. Mahdi Rafieizonooz, Jahangir Mirza, Mohd Razman Salim, Mohd Warid Hussin and Elnaz Khankhaje (2016) Investigation of coal bottom ash and fly ash in concrete as replacement for sand and cement. Construction and Building Materials, 116:15-24. (IF=2.30)
  7. Elnaz Khankhaje, Mohd Razman Salim, Jahangir Mirza, Mohd Warid Hussin and Mahdi Rafieizonooz (2016) Properties of sustainable lightweight pervious concrete containing oil palm kernel shell as coarse aggregate. Construction and Bukiding Materials, 126:1054-1065  (IF=2.30)
  8. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Mohd Razman Salim, Woei-Jye Lau, Zulkifli Yusop and Tony Hadibarata (2016) The Removal of Bisphenol A in Water Treatment Plant Using Ultrafiltration Membrane System. Water Air and Soil Pollution 227(7).
  9. Omar Danial, Mohd Razman Salim and Salmiati (2016) Nutrient removal of grey water from wet market using sequencing batch reactor. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences 20(1):142-148
  10. Najib, M.Z.M., Salimiati, Ujang, Z., Salim, M.R., Ibrahim, Z. and Muda, K.. (2016) Reduction and biofixation of carbon dioxide in palm oil mill effluent using developed microbial granules containing photosynthetic pigments. Bioresource Technology, 221:157-164. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.08.119
  11. Irina Safitri Zen, Deivendran Subramaniam, Hanizam Sulaiman, Abdul Latif Saleh, Wahid Omar  and Mohd Razman Salim (2016) Institutionalize waste minimization governance towards campus sustainability: A case study of Green Office initiatives in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Journal of Cleaner Production, 135:1407-1422. DOI: 10.1016/ j.jclepro.2016.07.053
  12. Najib, M.Z.M., Salmiati, Ujang, Z., Salim, M.R. and Ibrahim, Z. (2017) Developed microbial granules containing photosynthetic pigments for carbon dioxide reduction in palm oil mill effluent. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 116:163-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.10.031
  13. Mahdi Rafieizonooz, Mohd Razman Salim, Jahangir Mirza, Mohd Warid Hussin, Salmiati, Rawid Khan and Elnaz Khankhaje (2017) Toxicity characteristics and durability of concrete containing coal ash as substitute for cement and river sand. Construction and Building Materials, 143:234-246. (IF=2.30)
  14. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati,Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Razman Salim, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh and Ajeng Arum Sari (2017) A purely green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Carica papaya, Manihot esculenta and Morinda citrifolia: synthesis and antibacterial evaluations. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng, 40:1349-1361. DOI 10.1007/s00449-017-1793-z
  15. Elnaz Khankhaje, Mahdi Rafieizonooz, Mohd Razman Salim, Jahangir Mirza, Salmiati and Mohd Warid Hussin (2017) Comparing the effects of oil palm kernel shell and cockle shell on properties of pervious concrete pavement. Intl. Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijprt.2017.05.003
  16. Elnaz Khankhaje, Mohd Razman Salim, Jahangir Mirza, Mohd Warid Hussin, Ho Chin Siong and Mahdi Rafieizonooz (2017) Sustainable Pervious Concrete Incorporating Palm Oil Fuel Ash as Cement Replacement. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56:445-450  DOI:10.3303/CET1756075
  17. Mahdi Rafieizonooz, Mohd Razman Salim, Mohd Warid Hussin, Jahangir Mirza, Salmiati and Elnaz Khankhaje (2017) Workability, compressive strength and leachability of coal ash concrete. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56:439-444  DOI:10.3303/CET1756074
  18. Ranjeni   Krishnen, Azmi   Aris, Khalida   Muda, Normala Hashim, Zaharah Ibrahim and Mohd Razman Salim (2017) Development of biogranules in a pilot-scale sequential batch reactor treating actual textile wastewater. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering) 79(6):221–231.
  19. Ahmed Rahomi Rajab, Mohd Razman Salim, Johan Sohaili, Aznah Nur Anuar, Salmiati and Sivarama Krishna Lakkaboyana (2017) Performance of integrated anaerobic/aerobic sequencing batch reactor treating poultry slaughterhouse wastewater. Chemical Engineering Journal 313:967-974
  20. Elnaz Khankhaje, Mohd Razman Salim, Jahangir Mirza, Salmiati, Mohd Warid Hussin, Rawid Khan and Mahdi Rafieizonooz (2017) Properties of quiet pervious concrete containing oil palm kernel shell and cockleshell. Applied Acoustic, 122:113-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.02.014
  21. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Mohd Razman Salim, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh,Tony Hadibarata and Hadi Nur (2018) A review of silver nanoparticles: Research trends, global consumption, synthesis, properties, and future challenges. Journal of Chinese Chemical Society, Taipei, 64(7):732-756. DOI: 10.1002/jccs.201700067
  22. Ashokkumar, V., Mohd Razman Salim, Zainal Salam, P Sivakumar, C Y Chong, S Elumalai, V Suresh and Farid Nasir Ani, (2017) Production of liquid biofuels (biodiesel and bioethanol) from brown marine macroalgae Padina tetrastromatica. Energy Conversion and Management, 135:351-361. (IF=4.801)
  23. Elnaz Khankhaje, Mahdi Rafieizonooz, Mohd Razman Salim, Rawid Khan, Jahangir Mirza, Ho Chin Siong and Salmiati (2018) Sustainable clean pervious concrete pavement production incorporating palm oil fuel ash as cement replacement. Journal of Cleaner Production 172: 1478-1486
  24. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh and Mohd Razman Salim (2018) Novel weed-extracted silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial appraisal against a rare bacterium from river and sewage treatment plant. Nanomaterials, 8(9); DOI:10.3390/nano8010009.
  25. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh, Mohd Razman Salim and Zaini, M. (2018) Silver nanoparticles in the water environment in Malaysia: Inspection, characterization, removal, modeling, and future perspective. Scientific Reports, 8(1). DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-19375-1.
  26. Mimi Suliza Muhamad, Nuramidah Hamidon, Mohd Razman Salim, Zulkifli Yusop, Woei-Jye Lau and Tony Hadibarata (2018) Response surface methodology for modeling bisphenol a removal using ultrafiltration membrane system, Water Air Soil Pollution 229:222
  27. Achmad Syafiuddin, Salmiati, Tony Hadibarata, Mohd Razman Salim, Ahmad Beng Hong Kueh and Suhartono (2019) Removal of silver nanoparticles from water environment: Experimental, mathematical formulation, and cost analysis, Water Air Soil Pollution, 230:102; DOI:10.1007/s11270-019-4143-8
  28. Syafiuddin, A., Fulazzaky, M.A., Salmiati, S, Kueh, A.B.H., Salim, M.R. (2020) Silver nanoparticles adsorption by the synthetic and natural adsorbent materials: an exclusive review, Nanotechnology for Environmental Engineering, Vol. 5, Issue 1, 1 April 2020

Professional Bodies

Member, International Water Association
Member, Malaysian Water Association
Member, Malaysian Society of Engineer and Technologist

Research Grant

On-going: 

  1. Microplastics in Urban Rivers and Its Interaction with Heavy Metals (FRGS/1/2018/WAB05/UTM/02/1) (2019-2021) 
  2. Adsorption Behaviour of Physio-chemical Characteristics of Silver nanoparticles onto Different Activated Carbon Adsorbents (FRGS/1/2018/WAB05/UTM/02/4) (2019-2021) 
  3. Study of Novel Banana Blossom Peels (Musa acuminata Colla) Adsorbent for the Removal of Manganese in Surface Water (FRGS/1/2019/TK10/UTHM/03/3) (2019-2022)  
  4. Elucidating the Physical-Chemical Characteristics of Silver Nanoparticles Adsorption Behavior onto Different Activated Carbon Adsorbent (UCSI Internal Grant – REIG) 
  5. Evaluating Banana Blossom Peels Performance as Adsorbent 
  6. for the Removal of Heavy Metals in Surface Water (UCSI Internal Grant – REIG)  

 

Completed Projects: 

  1. Development of Laboratory Scale Cyclic Activated Sludge Bioreactor (CasBio) to Enhance Aerobic Sludge Granulation (AGS) and Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Recovery (eScience 79004)  (2006-2008) 
  2. Development of Awareness Programs for Safe and Sustainable Rural Water Supply in Cambodia - RM225,000.00 (CLMV 4B106) (2013-2014) 
  3. Effectiveness of Arsenic Risk and Hygienic Awareness Module on the Rural Water Supply in Cambodia - RM55,000.00 (CLMV 4L187) (2015-2016) 
  4. Transfer of Integrated Groundwater and Rainwater Harvesting via WASRA UMP System as Alternative Water Supply- Knowledge Transfer Program Scheme - RM153,104.25 (RDU 141010) (2014-2016)  
  5. Evaluation on the fate and transport behavior mechanisms of nanosilver particles in the water environment -RM102,000.00 (FRGS 4F619) (2014-2016) 
  6. Evaluation of Risk and Abatement Measures in Flood Disaster Impacted Area for Sustainable Waste Management - RM114,070.00  (TRGS 4L834) (2015-2016) 
  7. Evaluation of Flood Disaster Impacted on Water Quality and Aqautic Habitat in Water environment - RM113,700.00 (TRGS 4L830)   (2015-2016) 
  8. Microalgal Biofuels Production as Renewable and Sustainable Energy - RM77,000.00 (PDRU 02E79) (2015-2016) 
  9. Treatment of Poultry Slaughterhouse Wastewater using Integrated Anaerobic/Aerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor - RM50,000.00 (GUP 10H69) (2015-2016) 

Conferences

  1. Keynote - "Water and Wastewater Treatment in Hospital", 2nd International Seminar on Environmental Health – Water and Green Hospital, Surabaya Indonesia, 3-4 Dec. 2011 
  2. Keynote, 4th International Seminar in Advances in Sustainable environmental Resource Management and Sanitation Technology, Bali Indonesi, 25-26 June 2013 
  3. Plenary - "Waste Management Initiatives and Challenges towards a Low Carbon Society", 2nd International Conference on Waste Management and Environment - Pardigm Transformation in Waste Management towards Green Technology, UM Kuala Lumpur, 20-22 August 2015 
  4. Plenary - MBSA National Conference 2016 - "Waste Management: Towards Achievig the Zero Waste', Organised by Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam, Hotel Grand Blue Wave, Shah Alam, 8-9 December 2016 
  5. Plenary - ACS GII Forum on “Contaminants of Emerging Concern". Joint ACS-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), UTM Johor Bahru, 20 November 2017 
  6. Keynote - "ssss   4th International Seminar on Sunstainable Urban Development (4th ISoSUD), Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 9-10 August 2017. 
  7. Panelist – "Covid 19 and waste management. Will there be a new normal?” Organised by UTHM and The Policy Times, India, 7 May 2020 

Awards and Recognitions

1.  Gold medal for Novel UF Submerged Membrane System for NOM Removal. INATEX (2008) 

2.  Best Invention Awards for Novel UF Submerged Membrane System for NOM Removal. INATEX (2008)  

3.  Silver medal for Hybrid Biogranules System for Textile Wastewater Treatment. INATEX (2010) 

4.  Gold Medal at Pertandingan Penyelidikan dan Rekacipta (PEREKA) UMS – Group Participation on Novel Nanocharge Hollow Fibre Membrane for the Removal of Bisphenol-A in Wastewater (2010) 

5.  Gold Medal at 10th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) – Group Participation on Hybrid Biogranules System for Textile Wastewater Treatment (2011) 

6.  Green Technology of the Year Award at 10th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) – Group Participation on Hybrid Biogranules System for Textile Wastewater Treatment (2011) 

7.  Gold Medal at Seoul International Invention Fair – group Participation on Hybrid Biogranules System for Textile Wastewater Treatment (2011) 

8.  Silver Medal for PES-SiO2 Hollow Fiber Membrane for Bisphenol A (BPA) Removal at INATEX (2015) 

9.   Bronze Medal for Invention of AlgalPical Oil at INATEX (2015) 

10. Akademi Sains Malaysia Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) Award (2018) 

11. Excellent Publication Award - Pertubuhan Saintis Muslim Malaysia (PERINTIS) (2018) 

12. Excellent Publication Award - Pertubuhan Saintis Muslim Malaysia (PERINTIS) (2019)