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Munira Bt. Shahbuddin

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Materials (Engineering) - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
  • Master of Science in Bio Engineering - Masters Degree, Hanyang University
  • Chemical Engineering - Bachelor Degree, Hanyang University
  • Chemical Engineering - Diploma, Donyang Technical College, Korea

Munira Bt. Shahbuddin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ENGINEERING


munirashah@iium.edu.my
6562


Expert Profile


Munira Shahbuddin is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology Engineering. She obtained her Ph.D in Tissue Engineering from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 2014. Her research interests are in the areas of stem cells and tissue engineering, polymerization, materials science and engineering, regenerative medicine, glycobiology, nanoparticles, intelligent drug delivery and wound healing.
She has over two years experience in teaching Artificial Tissue Engineering, Separation Process, Plant Design and Thermodynamics. She has presented six papers in national and international conferences, three papers in SCOPUS and ISI journals, and three at international conferences.
She is a member of Board of Engineers Malaysia, BEM. She is an Internal Auditor for IIUM (2014-Present) and also the Departmental Secretary for Biotechnology-Biochemical Engineering Department, IIUM (January 2015-present).


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Engineering Materials ~ Other Engineering Materials n.e.c. - Materials (Engineering)


Teaching Responsibilities


Advanced Food Engineering 2022/2023
ARTIFICIAL TISSUE ENGINEERING 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2014/2015 2013/2014
BIOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING LAB III 2023/2024
CELL AND TISSUE ENGINEERING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY 1 2023/2024 2022/2023
ENGIN. ASPECT OF ANIMAL & PLANT CELL CULTURE 2015/2016
FOOD PROCESS ENGINEERING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020
Integrated Design Project 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 2015/2016
INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY 2019/2020
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
PROJECT I 2018/2019
PROJECT II 2018/2019
SEMINAR 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2009/2010
SEMINAR II 2009/2010
SEPARATION PROCESSES FOR BIOCHEMICAL PRODUCTS 2013/2014
SEPARATION PROCESSES II 2014/2015 2013/2014
THERMODYNAMICS 2009/2010


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2023 Optimization of Poultry Manure and POME Composting by Highly Active Microbial Inoculation
2020 - 2023 Insight Analysis of Solid Waste Management during covid-19 Pandemic in Malaysia using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
2015 - 2019 Investigation of Glycoconjugated Gold Nanoparticles in the Inhibition of the Pathogen and Cancer Cells
2015 - 2018 Development of Pilot Scale Phytochemical Disinfection Process for Surface Water Treatment by Moringa Oleifera Seeds
2014 - 2017 Lutein Production by Muriellopsis sp. using Flue Gas for the Source of Carbon Dioxide
On-Going
2022 - Present Characterization and Evaluation of Vermicompost Fertilizer for its High Quality and Assessment in Plant Growth
2019 - Present Electroforced Sedimentation of Biosolids Using Moringa Oleifera Seed Powder as Renewable Dewatering Aid


Publications


Article

2023 Modulation of thermal properties of bovine collagen scaffold using variation of fabrication template. Biological and Natural Resources Engineering Journal, 7 (1) pp. 35-42
2022 Extraction of bioactive compound from Acacia seyal gum, in vitro evaluation of antitumor activity of its crude extract against leukemia. International Journal of Plant Based Pharmaceuticals, 2 (1) pp. 82-88
2022 Heteropolysaccharide of KGM-xanthan hydrogels for the removal of bacteria in a wound model. Biological and Natural Resources Engineering Journal, 6 (2) pp. 8-18
2017 Nutrients depictions of Barhi date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) kernels. International Food Research Journal (IFRJ), 24 (Suppl.) pp. S325-S334
2017 Review: In vitro study revealed sugar as anticancer constituent = İn vitro Çalışmalar Şekeri Bir Antikanser Bileşeni Olarak Gösteriyor; Literatür Derleme. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research, 1 (2) pp. 39-44
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 IIUM Moringa technology for water treatment and ready-to-use therapeutic food for the treatment of malnutrition. In: Hyper-Interdisciplinary Conference 2019,
2018 Development of ready to use therapeutic food for the treatment of malnutrition. In: 20th IMAM Annual Scientific Conference,
2018 Issues and challenges in the development of three-dimensional model for thyroid cancer. In: International Conference Biotechnology Engineering, ICBioE ‘18 September 19-20, 2018,,
2018 KGM hydrogels inhibit the contraction of tissue engineered skin and stimulate the proliferation of fibroblasts in the dermal area. In: 17th International Conference of Asia Pacific Association of Surgical Tissue Banks (APASTB) 2018,
2018 The use of effective microorganisms (EM) for pretreatment of wet market wastewater. In: International Conference Biotechnology Engineering, ICBioE ‘18,
2016 Natural silk of Pholcus phalangioides, a common home spider species for wound healing applications. In: International Conference for Innovation in Biomedical Engineering and Life Sciences, ICIBEL 2015,
2016 The effects of KGM, mannose and co-supplementation of KGM and mannose on mammalian cells cultured at inside and outside incubator conditions. In: International Conference for Innovation in Biomedical Engineering and Life Sciences, ICIBEL 2015,