No. Research Title Project Leader and Member(s) *Funding


Year Approved Amount Approved/Deposited Status  
1 Interrogating Novel Compounds for Improved Anti-dengue Therapies via Inhibition of Host’s

Glycolytic Pathway

Project Leader

Dr. Fazia Adyani Ahmad Fuad


Prof. Dr. Faridah Yusof (IIUM)

Associate Prof. Dr. Maizan Mohamed (UMK)

Tengku Rogayah Tengku Abdul Rashid (IMR/KKM)

 FRGS  2016  RM138,500  Ongoing  
 2 Kinetic Of In Situ Transesterification Of Solid Coconut Waste Using Chemically Treated Catalysts Sarina Sulaiman  TWAS  2016  USD 10,000 On going  
 3 Development of bionanocomposite reinforced with sugarcane baggase  nanocellulose and incorporated with natural antimicrobial agent for food packaging applications Dzun Noraini Jimat

Sarina Sulaiman

Hazleen Anuar

Noorasikin Samad

FRGS 2016 RM 74,000 Ongoing  
4 Production of Halal Insulin in Photosynthetic Microalgae Dr. Raha A. Raus  MOHE  2013 RM 156,000  On-going  
5 Using Metabolic Flux Balance Analysis (FBA) for the Production of Biohydrogen from Renewable Organic Waste


Dr Noor Illi Mohamad Puad (Project Leader)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maizirwan Mel

Dr Azlin Suhaida Azmi

Prof. Dr. Parveen Jamal

Dr. Sarina Sulaiman

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Ali Noorbatcha

 RAGS -MOHE  2013 RM 50, 000  On-going  
6 Application of Process Analytical Technology Based Approaches for the Control of Crystal Properties of Mafenamic Acid for Efficient Downstream Operations and Effective Therapeutic Perfomance Mohd Rushdi Abu Bakar

Parveen Jamal


RAGS -MOHE 2013 RM 50, 000  On-going  
7 The Kinetics Study of Combination of Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron ( NZVI ) and Pseudomonas Stutzeri in Degradation of Phenanthrene Rohaida

Parveen Jamal

RAGS -MOHE 2013 RM 30,000 On-going  
8 Development of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Synthesis of Biodiesel from Waste by a

Continuous In Situ Transesterification

Sarina Sulaiman, Azlin Suhaida, Parveen Jamal

Zahangir Alam


MOHE- FRGS 2013 RM 130,000 On-going  
9 Isolation and characterization of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) obtained from cocoa pod  husks treated via fungal pretreatment combined with homogenization Dzun Noraini Jimat, Hamzah Salleh

Faridah Yusof


MOHE-FRGS 2013 RM 77,000 On-going  
10 Upscaling of Gelatin Coated Microcarrier Beads Fabrication by using UV/O3 System Hamzah Mohd. Salleh (PL)

Maizirwan Mel

Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun Hashim

Iis Sopyan

PRGS /1/11/SG/UIAM/02/01;


2011-13 RM 347,000 On-going

24 months  Nov 1, 2011

11 Gene Expression Study of Anti-Cytotoxic Properties of Agarwood Branch Extract Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun Hashim

Azura Amid

Hamzah Mohd. Salleh

Parveen Jamal

FRGS 13-084-0325


2013 103,000 On-going

24 months

Dec 2013 to Nov 2015

12 Functional Metagenomic Approach for the Discovery of Untapped Cellulose- and Xylan-Degrading Enzymes from POME Hamzah Mohd. Salleh

Ibrahim Ali Noor Batcha

Stephen George Withers

Arif Anwar

FRGS 13-086-0327


2013 121,800 On-going

36 months

Dec 2013 to Nov 2016

13 Transferring knowledge and skill on halal consumerism to the Orang Asli community Yumi Zuhanis   April 2013-April 2015 (24  months) RM165,271 On-going  
14 Production of Seaweed Supplemented Fish Feed Parveen Jamal

Irwandi Jaswir

  2013-2015 RM 30,000 On-going  
15 In-vivo study on recbromelain formulation for anti-cancer application Azura Amid   2014 RM 20,000 On-going  
16 Reformulation of recombinant bromelain     2014 RM 10169 On-going  
17 Production of Non-Thermally Processed Alternative Ingrediants for Halal Food Products Irwandi Jaswir (PL)

Hamzah Mohd. Salleh

Ahmad Faris Ismail

Ahmed Jalal Khan Chowdhury

Raha Ahmad Raus

Widya Lestari

Mohd. Radzi Che Daud

MyRA Incentive Research Grant Scheme

(MIRGS 13-01-001-0002)

2013   On-going

36 months

1st Oct. 2013 to 30th Sep. 2016

18 Maqasid Al-Shari’ah in Hospitality & Services Sohirin Mohammad Solihin (PL)

Hamzah Mohd. Salleh

Elwathig S. Mirghani

Abdi Omar Shiriye

Anis Malik Toha

Esam El-Tigani Mohamed Ibrahim

Luqman Zakariyah

Niche Area research Grant Scheme (NRGS 13-004-0004)


2013   On-going

48 months

Dec 2013 to Nov 2017

19. Regulated Splicing Systems and Format Models for Food Authentication Sherzod Turaev (PL)

Irwandi Jaswir

Nor Haniza Sarimin

Tengku Mohd Tengku Sembok

Norseamah Salleh

Hamzah Mohd. Salleh

FRGS 13-066-0307


2013   On-going

36 months

Dec 2013 to Nov 2016

22. Functional Metagenomic Approach for the Discovery of Untapped Cellulose- and Xylan-Degrading Enzymes from POME Hamzah Mohd. Salleh (PL)

Ibrahim Ali Noor Batcha

Stephen George Withers

Arif Anwar

FRGS 13-086-0327


2013   On-going

36 months

Dec 2013 to Nov 2016

23. Engineered Properties of Biodegradable Poly(lactic acid) using Environmental-Friendly Additives Fathilah binti Ali and AP Dr. Hazleen Anuar EDW B14-131-1016  2014  20 000  On-going  
24. Synthesis and Characterizations of Novel Polyurethane based on Poly(lactic acid) Polymer for Green Packaging Materials Fathilah binti Ali, AP Dr. Ibrahim Ali Noorbatcha, AP Dr. Hazleen Anuar and Dr. Jamarosliza Jamaluddin     124000 On-going  
25.  Development Of Multivariate Model On The Effect Of Different Parameters  on Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 Growth. Dr. Nor Fadhillah Binti Mohamed Azmin  IIUM EDW B14-133-1018  2014  RM 20,000  On going  
26.  Characterization and Classification of Bioactive Compound by FTIR and Multivarite Data Analysis. Dr. Nor Fadhillah Binti Mohamed Azmin  RAGS 14-050-0113  2014  RM 80, 000  On going  












Isolation & Production of Fibrinolytic Enzyme from Thermotolerant Bacteria.


Isolation, Identification and Purification of Halotolerant Protease for Industrial Applications.


Purification and Formulation of Recombinant Bromelain for Industrial Application.


Growth Kinetics of Citrus suhuiensis (Limau Madu) Cultures and Application of Flux Balance Analysis During its Growth.


Biohydrogen production from starchy waste by Enterobacter aerogenes using dark fermentation.


Bioprospecting of celulose-degrading enzymes from palm oil mill effluent by functional metagenomic approach.


Partially reduced graphene oxide based immunosensor for Escherichia coli O157:H7 detection.


Electrochemical characterization of graphene nanocomposites for wearable glucose sensor development.


Characterisation Of The Composite “PEDOT:PSS/AuNPs/PVA” As A Transducer’s Material For Electrochemical sensor.


Electrochemical Characterization of Graphene Nanocomposites for the Development of Biosensors.


Preparation for the enzymatic biosensor based on block copolymers.


Development of Continuous In-situ Transesterification Process for Biodiesel Production using Waste-derived Catalyst.


Characterization and Classification of Bioactive Compounds by FTIR And Multivariate Data Analysis.


Optimization of biohydrogen production by Enterobacter Aerogene using sago wastewater.


Mutagenesis of Synechococcus PCC 7002 and media optimization for carbohydrate production.