Staff Details

Md. Mokhlesur Rahman

Md. Mokhlesur Rahman
Designation: Associate Professor
KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY
IIUM Kuantan Campus
Extension: 4934
Email address: mdrahman@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor in Chemistry - Bachelor Degree , Rajshashi University
  • Master in Chemistry - Masters Degree , Rajshashi University
  • Master in Chemistry - Masters Degree , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Ph.D in Chemistry - Doctor of Philosophy , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Nanotechnology ~ Nano Materials - Post doctorate research works in nano-material & composite production and their applications, supervised post graduate student and on-going research is Insulin drug encapsulation and delivery
  • Natural Science ~ Environmental Sciences ~ Environment Technology/Industry ~ Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology - Ph. D on water purification, developing water filtering system and water chemistry. I have prepared variety of activated carbon using palm shell and karnel, Developed a filtering system for removal of toxic elements for safe drinking water.
  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Chemical Engineering ~ Separation Process - M Sc in determination of heavy metals, speciation of some toxic metals and metaloids (Cr, As, Se, Hg etc) was done. Teaching in Pharmaceutical Analysis (Analytical chemistry, Expert on soft drinks analysis.
  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Chemical Engineering ~ Chemical Processes - During Ph. D on water purification used inustruments were FT-IR, SEM, BET and XRD, M Sc in determination of heavy metals, speciation of some toxic metals and metaloids (Cr, As, Se, Hg etc) used the following spetrosecopy ICP-MS, GF-AAS, EDXRF and NAA etc
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Medical Diagnostic Imaging ~ Nuclear Medicine - Teaching in Nuclear Pharmacy and nuclear activation analysis.

Professional Membership

  • 2010-2020 Fellow Member, Internationa Congress of Chemistry and Environment, India
  • 2011-2016 Senior Member, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES)
  • 2010-2016 University Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  • 2009-2015 MJCE is indexed by Malaysian Abstracting and Indexing System (MyAIS)
  • 2010-2015 Fellow Member, Member of Malaysian Analysis (chemist) Socity

Teaching Responsibilities

IMAGING TECHNOLOGY: SPECIALISED IMAGING PROCEDURES 2010/2011
ISLAMIC INPUT 2008/2009
ISLAMIC INPUT IN PHARMACY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
ISLAMIC INPUT IN PHARMACY 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
NATURAL MEDICINAL PRODUCT 2015/2016
NUCLEAR PHARMACY 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
Nutraceuticals 2016/2017
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS I 2009/2010 2008/2009
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS I 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
Pharmaceutical Analysis I 2007/2008
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS II 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
Physical Pharmacy I 2009/2010
RADIATION SAFETY 2007/2008
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICS 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
Research Methodology and Biostatistics 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2016/2017 2015/2016
RESEARCH PROJECT 2 2016/2017
RESEARCH PROJECT-LITERATURE SEARCH 2016/2017 2014/2015

Research Projects

Completed

2012 - 2014
Synthesis and Characterization of Insulin Loaded Poly (D, L-Laclide-co-glycolide)(PLGA) Based Magnetic Nanoparticles
2012 -
Ultrapure Activated Carbon (charcoal) as an Adsorbent of Toxins from Human stomach
2012 - 2014
Supercritical Fluid Extraction ( SFE )of Bioactive Compounds from Pereskia Bleo using Various Technique
2011 - 2013
Determination of Chemical/Pharmaceutical Contaminants (Toxic Metals, Estrogenic and Cytotoxic Compounds) in River Water in Pahang
2011 - 2013
(RU2011) Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction and fractionation of mango seeds and peel oils from mango wastes as cocoa butter replacers
2011 - 2014
RU 2011 -Sythesis and characterization of Poly (D,L-lactide-Co-glycolide) based magnetic nanoparticles and to study their applications in drug delivery.
2010 - 2012
Determination of Toxic Elements in the Kuantan River Water, Pahang
2010 -
High Performance liquid chromatographic method for the detection of cimetidine and ranitidine in human plasma with Uv-vis detector
2009 - 2012
Preparation of nano-material and mix bed resin as an ion exchanger using local raw materials for developing an ultra efficient filter for pharmaceutical water production
2007 - 2009
Synthesis Polyelectrolytes Based on Acrylamide and Their Application as Flocculant in The Treatment of Pharmaceutical Wastewater
2007 - 2011
Preliminary Study on The Methods Used for Pharmaceutical effluent treatment

In Progress

2014 - Present
Preparation and Evaluation of Insulin Loaded Hydroxyl Terminated Poly(lactide-glycolide) (PLGA) Nanoparticles for Controlled Drug Delivery
2013 - Present
Studies of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) and Heavy Metals in Sediment and Benthic Organisms along Kuantan River, Pahang
2013 - Present
Production of Premium Grade Cocoa Butter Replacers Blends with Stearic and Pleic Acids and time Based Palm Kernel Oil Fractions of Continuous Supercritixcal Fluid Extraction Technique
2011 - Present
Investigation of Factors Affecting Water Purification System Efficiency and Performance at the Pharmaceutical Pilot Plant, Kulliyyah of Pharmacy

Award and Recognitions

05-12-2012
Silver Medal . 24th International Invention, Innovation and technology Exhibition 2013 - National level.
05-12-2012
Silver Medal . 24th International Invention, Innovation and technology Exhibition 2013 - National level.
05-12-2012
Gold Medal . International Islamic University Malaysia - University level.
02-12-2012
Quality Award . Kulliyyah of Pharmacy - University level.
02-12-2012
Silver Medal . International Islamic University Malaysia - University level.

Publications

Article

2016
Assessment on the bioavailability of rare earth elements in rocky shore organisms and their potential effects on human health. The International Medical Journal of Malaysia , 15 (Supplement Issue). pp.104-104.
2016
Biomonitoring of heavy metals using intertidal mollusks in east Johor coastal waters = Biopemerhatian logam berat menggunakan moluska intertidal di perairan pantai Johor Timur. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences , 20 (3). pp.491-499.
2016
Preparation, characterization and in vitro release studies of insulin-loaded double-walled poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres. Drug Delivery and Translational Research pp.1-11.
2016
Seasonal influences on the levels of particulate Cd, Cr and Pb in Kuantan River, Pahang. The International Medical Journal of Malaysia , 15 (Supplement Issue). pp.103-103.
2016
Mercury determination in biological organism in the estuary of Muar River, West Johor, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry , 32 (5). pp.2685-2691.
2016
Preparation, characterization and in vitro release study of BSA-loaded double-walled glucose-poly(lactideco- glycolide) microspheres. Archives of Pharmacal Research , 39 (9). pp.1242-1256.
2015
Optimization of supercritical carbon dioxide extraction parameters of cocoa butter analogy fat from mango seed kernel oil using response surface methodology. Journal of Food Science and Technology , 52 (1). pp.319-326.
2015
Phosphoric acid activated carbon as borderline and soft metal ions scavenger. Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews , 8 (2). pp.9-20.
2015
Multivariate analysis of PRISMA optimized TLC image for predicting antioxidant activity and identification of contributing compounds from Pereskia bleo. Biomedical Chromatography , 29 (12). pp.1826-1833.
2015
Ethanol modified supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of antioxidant rich extract from Pereskia bleo. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry , 21 pp.1314-1322.
2014
Experimental studies on the rheological and hydraulic performance of palm based hydraulic fluid. Jurnal Teknologi , 66 (3). pp.7-13.
2014
Experimental design of supercritical fluid extraction: a review. Journal of Food Engineering , 124 pp.105-116.
2014
Biodegradable poly(D,L-lactic-co-glycolic acid)-based micro/nanoparticles for sustained release of protein drugs - a review. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research , 13 (7). pp.1179-1190.
2014
Orthogonal partial least squares model for rapid prediction of antioxidant activity of Pereskia bleo by fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Analytical letters , 47 (12). pp.2061-2071.
2014
Preparation of activated carbon by chemical activation and its in vitro adsorption efficacy tests for paraquat. Wulfenia Journal , 21 (6). pp.237-242.
2014
Optimization of oil yield of Phaleria macrocarpa seed using response surface methodology and its fatty acids constituents. Industrial Crops and Products , 52 pp.405-412.
2014
A highly efficient activated carbon by chemical activation method for adsorption of paraquat (toxin). Materials Science Forum , 773/74 pp.479-485.
2014
Distribution of dissolved toxic elements during seasonal variation in Kuantan river, Pahang, Malaysia . Oriental Journal of Chemistry , 30 (2). pp.479-484.
2014
Distributions of dissolved toxic elements during seasonal variation in Kuantan river, Pahang, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry , 30 (2). pp.479-484.
2014
Removal of heavy metal ions with acid activated carbons derived from oil palm and coconut shells. Materials , 7 pp.3634-3650.
2013
Study on toxic chemicals in Kuantan river during pre and pst monsoon season. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences , 7 (4). pp.24-30.
2013
Techniques for extraction of bioactive compounds from plant materials: a review. Journal of Food Engineering , 117 (4). pp.426-436.
2013
Performance evaluation of hydraulic field test rig. Procedia Engineering , 68 pp.613-618.
2013
Pharmacological relevance of primitive leafy Cactuses Pereskia. Research Journal of Biotechnology , 8 (12). pp.134-142.
2012
Biological and pre-clinical trial evaluation of a local medicinal plant bacopa monnieri (L.) Penn. International Journal of Current Research and Review , 4 (19). pp.92-99.
2012
Waste palm shell converted to high efficient activated carbon by chemical activation method and its adsorption capacity tested by water filtration. APCBEE Procedia 1 , 1 pp.293-298.
2012
Corrosion behaviour of aluminium alloy in palm oil methyl ester (B100). Jurnal Teknologi , 58 (1). pp.73-76.
2012
Development of a method for the speciation of mercury in environmental sample analysis (Pembangunan kaedah bagi analisis penspesian merkuri dalam sampel analysis). The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences , 16 (2). pp.194-201.
2012
Preparation of pure Silica Oxide (Sio2) and Zeolite Y from rice husk as an ion exchanger for emergency water treatment system using in flood affected area. Advanced Materials Research , 445 pp.821-826.
2012
Phytochemical and microbiological evaluation of a local medicinal plant bacopa monnieri (l.) Penn. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Review and Research , 3 (3). pp.66-78.
2012
Porosity development in activated carbon from palm kernel and coconut shell by chemical activation method. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment , 16 (4). pp.189-191.
2012
Distribution of trace metals in pore water along Terengganu beach. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences , 6 (7). pp.213-217.
2012
The determination of some toxic elements in drinking water by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences , 6 (6). pp.168-173.
2012
Disposal practice for unused medications among the students of the International Islamic University Malaysia. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science , 2 (7). pp.101-106.
2012
Antioxidant properties of raw garlic (Allium sativum) extract. International Food Research Journal , 19 (2). pp.589-591.
2012
Preparation, characterization and application of Zeolite-Y (Na-Y) for water filtration. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences , 6 (1). pp.30-54.
2012
Lawsonia Inermis as green inhibitor for corrosion protection of aluminium alloy. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER) , 1 (2). pp.723-728.
2011
Determination of arsenic (III) and arsenic (V) species by preconcentration and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) in drinking water samples analysis.. Advanced Materials Research , 264 pp.1684-1689.
2011
Corrosion behavior of mild steel in seawater from two different sites of Kuala Terengganu coastal area. International Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences IJBAS-IJENS , 11 (06). pp.75-80.
2011
Preparation and modification of activated carbon from oil-palm shell and its adsorption capacity through speciation of chromium. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment , 15 (4). pp.49-51.
2011
Speciation of mercury in environmental water samples with seasonal change.. Advanced Materials Research , 264-65 pp.1690-1695.
2011
Increase of purification capacity and the performance of slow filtering in the removal of bacteria in an activated carbon-soil-sand filter unit. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology , 1 (5). pp.127-130.
2011
Breast feeding, Islamic guidance and scientific evidence. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science , 1 (5). pp.287-288.
2010
The study of glycolic acid ethoylate 4-nonylphenyl ether on drug reduction. Journal of Applied Sciences , 10 (21). pp.2683-2687.
2009
Microbiological examination of column water in Terengganu (kualiti mikrobiologi turus air di Terengganu, Malaysia). The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences , 13 (1). pp.136-140.
2009
Preparation of Zeolite Y using local raw material rice husk as a silica source. Journal of Scientific Research , 1 (2). pp.285-291.
2009
Determination of mercury in environmental samples in Muar river estuary. Malaysia Journals of Civil Engineering , 21 (2). pp.168-179.
2007
Study of plant oil and its ageing effect on system and rheological performance. Journal of Applied Sciences , 7 (15). pp.2120-2125.
2007
Adsorption of some toxic elements from water samples on modified activated carbon, activated carbon and red soil using neutron activation analysis. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry , 271 (1). pp.191-197.
2004
Speciation of some trace elements in water samples after preconcentration on activated carbon by neutron activation analysis. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry , 259 (3). pp.479-484.

Book Section

2012
Removal capability of Carbon-Soil-Aquifer filtering system in water microbiological pollutants . In: Ecological water quality – water treatment and reuse . http://www.intechopen.com/books/ecological-water-quality-water-treatment-and-reuse , Kroatia , pp.409-424. ISBN 978-953-51-0508-4.

Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Health benefits and nutritional information of Asian Muslim halal food spices. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus On Medical and Health Care Sciences , Kuantan 25200 Pahang, Malaysia
2016
Effect of process variables on the preparation of BSA loaded double-walled poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres. In: International Conference on Industrial Pharmacy (2nd ICIP 2016) , Kuantan, Pahang
2015
Preparation, characterization and release profiles of insulin-loaded double-walled poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres. In: Controlled Release & Drug Delivery Symposium 2014 (CRDDS 2015) , Kuala Lumpur Campus, Kuala Lumpur
2015
Preparation, characterization and reduction of burst release of insulin from biodegradable PLGA microspheres. In: Research Acculturation Collaborative Effort, Colloquim 2015 , Barder Enstek, Negeri Sembilan
2014
Biomonitoring of heavy metals using intertidal mollusks in East Johor coastal waters. In: 27th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences , Johor Bahru
2014
Preparation, characterization and reduction of burst release of BSA from biodegradable PLGA microspheres. In: 1st International Conference of Industrial Pharmacy (ICIP 2014) , Kuantan, Pahang
2014
Synthesis and characterization of functionalized Se-MCM-41 a new drug carrier mesopore composite . In: International Conference on Nanotechnology in Medicine (NanoMED) , Faculty of Pharmacy, UCL, London
2014
Antioxidant activity of pereskia herb by infrared spectroscopy. In: 22nd RACI Research and Development Topics Conference in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry. , Adelaide, South Australia
2014
Rare earth elements determination in rocky shore gastropod thais clavigera. In: 2014 4th International Conference on Biotechnology and Environment Management (ICBEM 2014) , Paris, France
2014
Preparation, characterization and reduction of burst release of bovine serum albumin (BSA) from biodegradable PLGA microspheres. In: Malaysia International Biological Symposium 2014 (i-SIMBIOMAS 2014) , Putrajaya
2014
Supercritical fluid extraction of high grade oil from Mahkota dewa (Phaleria macrocarpa) seeds. In: 2nd International Conference on Biological and Chemical Process (ICBCP14) , Kuala Lumpur
2013
A study of physico-chemical parameters and distribution of phytoplankton in Kuantan estuary, Pahang. In: The 8th International Conference on Marine Technology (MARTEC) , Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
2013
Preparation of a highly efficient activated carbon by chemical activation method for adsorption of pesticide (toxin). In: National Conference on Industry-Academia Joint Initiatives in Biotechnology 2013 , Equatorial Hotel, Cameron Highlands, Pahang
2012
Evaluation of different extraction method for the isolation of cimetidine and ranitidine from human plasma for HPLC analysis. In: Proceeding of International Conference on Science, Technology & Social Sciences , Kuantan, Pahang
2012
A highly efficient activated carbon by chemical activation method for adsorption of paraquat (toxin). In: AMPT2012 - The 15th International Conference on Advances in Materials and Procressing Technologies , Novotel Hotel, Wollongong, Northbeach, Sydney
2012
Determination of Mercury In Biological Sample In Muar River Estuary. In: Malaysian Science and technology Congress (MSTC 2012) , SIME DARBY Convention Center, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
2012
Determination of some toxic elements such as arsenic, selenium, chromium and lead using icp-ms and gf-aas in rural ground water in Terengganu, Malaysia. In: The 8th International Conference on Marine Technology (MARTEC) , Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
2012
Waste palm shell converted to high efficient activated Carbon by chemical activation method and its adsorption capacity tested by water filtration. In: 2012 3rd International Conference on Environmental Science and Development (ICESD 2012) , Harbour Plaza hotel, Hong Kong
2011
Antioxidant properties of raw garlic (allium sativum) extract. In: 2nd International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE’11) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011
Preparation, characterization and application of Zeolite-Y (Na-Y) for water filtration. In: 2nd International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE’11) – 2011 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011
Porosity development in activated carbon from palm kernel and coconut shell by chemical activation method. In: 5th International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (ICCE 2011) , Glory Beach Resorts, Port Dikson, Seremban, N. simbilan, Malaysia
2011
Study on toxic chemicals in Kuantan (Pahang) River during pre and post monsoon season. In: The 24th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences , Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
2011
Preparation of pure Silica Oxide (Sio2) and Zeolite Y from rice husk as an ion exchanger for emergency water treatment system using in flood affected area. In: 14th International Conference on Advances in Material and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2011) , Istanbul, Turkey
2006
Production of activated carbon from palm oil shell waste and its adsorption characteristics. In: International Conference on Natural Resources Engineering & Technology 2006 , Putrajaya, Malaysia