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Noor Illi Binti Mohamad Puad

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Biochemical - Biotechnology) (Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Noor Illi Binti Mohamad Puad (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ENGINEERING


illi@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Noor Illi Mohamad Puad graduated with B. Eng (Biochemical-Biotechnology) (Honours) from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2007. She was then appointed as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology Engineering, in the same year. Later in 2011, she obtained her Ph.D in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science from the University of Manchester, UK.
Her research interests are mainly in Plant Cell Culture Technology, Flux Balance Analysis, Kinetic Modelling and Simulation, Plant Secondary Metabolite and Natural Products, Bioprocess and Renewable Energy. She has taught various courses such as Cell and Tissue Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Separation Processes for Biological Products, Separation Processes I and Biopharmaceutical Engineering as well as the coordinator for Biotechnology Engineering Laboratory 2 (Thermodynamics), Seminar and Final Year Project 1.
She is the coordinator for Plant Biotechnology Laboratory and also a member of the Welfare Committee and Curriculum Review Committee in the Department of Biotechnology Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, IIUM. She has been assigned with several secretarial tasks in the departmental as well as the university level. Presently, she is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology Engineering, Faculty of Engineering.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Chemical Engineering ~ Biochemical Process - Plant Cell Culture Technology, Biohydrogen, Natural Products


Professional Membership


  • 2012: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Board of Engineers Malaysia
  • 2013: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Institution of Engineers
  • 2016: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES)


Teaching Responsibilities


BIO-PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING 2011/2012
BIOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING LAB II 2011/2012 2012/2013
CELL AND TISSUE ENGINEERING 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020 2021/2022 2011/2012 2012/2013 2014/2015 2016/2017 2015/2016
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2018/2019
FLUID MECHANICS 2012/2013
PROJECT I 2018/2019 2021/2022 2014/2015 2019/2020 2020/2021 2015/2016
PROJECT II 2017/2018 2016/2017
SEMINAR 2012/2013 2007/2008 2018/2019
SEMINAR I 2012/2013
SEMINAR II 2012/2013
SEPARATION PROCESSES FOR BIOCHEMICAL PRODUCTS 2011/2012
SEPARATION PROCESSES I 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019 2014/2015 2015/2016


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Upscalling Cream Cheese Production by 100L per day Cow Milk Using Bromelain as Rennet Alternative
2016 - 2019 Integration of Chemical Reaction-based Approaches and Biological System for Co2 Mitigation
2015 - 2018 Investigation of Immobilization of Fungal Biomass on Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) as a Novel Biosorbent for Removal of Textile Dyes
2014 - 2018 Study of Growth Kinetics and Metabolites of Citrus Suhuiensis (Limau Madu) under Various Culture Conditions
2012 - 2015 Discovery of the Primary and Secondary Metabolites Flux Distribution During Cell Growth of Ficus deltoidea Cell Suspension Culture
2012 - 2015 Using Metabolic Flux Balance Analysis ( FBA ) for the Production of Biohydrogen from Renewable Organic Waste
2011 - 2014 RU 2011: Study of Growth and Secondary Metabolite Production by Herbal Plant Cell Cultures: Application of Flux Balance Analysis (FBA)
On-Going
2021 - Present Understanding the morphology control of Rhizopus sp. in ethylenediamine delignified cellulose medium at different growth condition for maximum lactic acid production
2021 - Present Investigating bitter cassava cell culture parameters and its intracellular flux distributions for maximum starch content towards biodegradable material application.
2020 - Present Local production of green chemicals from special strain of non-edible cassava starch in high scale of cost effective process
2020 - Present Studies on the influence of selected cell culture parameters on bitter cassava callus culture for starch production
2018 - Present Scaling-up of recombinant collagen-like protein production
2017 - Present Formic Acid Pretreatment of Leucaena Leucolephala To Assist The Degradation of Lignin by Laccase From Trametes Versicolor
2013 - Present Water Quality Impact Assessment for Proposed New Compounding Plant at Polyplastics, Gebeng Industrial Estate, Pahang
2012 - Present Detailed EIA - Proposed Kahang Dam Project at Kluang District, Johor
2006 - Present Bio-Process and Molecular Engineering Research Unit (BPMERU)
- Formic Acid Pretreatment of Leucaena Leucocephala To Assist The Degradation Of Lignin By Laccase From Trametes Versicolor


Publications


Article

2021 A review on community scale stationary and mobile production of biodiesel. Current Research on Biosciences and Biotechnology, 2 (2) pp. 126-138
2020 Carbon capture and storage with lipid production in integrated system of aqueous ammonia with marine mutant Synechococcus PCC 7002 IIUM01. Biological And Natural Resources Engineering Journal, 3 (1) pp. 14-27
2020 Effects of carbon sources, plant growth regulators and inoculum size on Citrus suhuiensis cell suspension culture growth. Malaysia Applied Biology Journal, 49 (1) pp. 87-93
2020 Microwave-assisted acid pretreatment of sago wastewater for fermentable sugar production. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 778 (012051) pp. 1-8
2020 Proposal of upgrading Isfahan north wastewater treatment plant: An adsorption/bio-oxidation process with emphasis on excess sludge reduction and nutrient removal. Journal of Cleaner Production, 255 () pp. 1-12
2020 Rainwater harvesting quality assessment and evaluation: IIUM case study. IIUM Engineering Journal, 21 (1) pp. 12-22
2019 Electron flow of biological H2 production by sludge under simple thermal treatment: Kinetic study. Journal of Environmental Management, 250 () pp. 1-7
2019 Fabrication and characterization of plant mediated green zinc nanoparticles for antileishmanial properties. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering(TM), 8 (2) pp. 5743-5749
2019 Inhibition of Burkholderia cenocepacia H111 quorum sensing system by environmental bacterial isolates. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 293 () pp. 1-9
2019 Production of carrageenan by different strains of Kappaphycus alvarezii cultivated in Serang, Indonesia. IIUM Engineering Journal, 20 (2) pp. 12-21
2018 Chlorella vulgaris logistic growth kinetics model in high concentrations of aqueous ammonia. IIUM Engineering Journal, 19 (2) pp. 1-9
2018 Enhanced flexibility of biodegradable polylactic acid/starch blends using epoxidized palm oil as plasticizer. Polymers, 10 (9) pp. 1-12
2018 Feasibility study and kinetics of biohydrogen production by Escherichia coli from hydrolyzed sago wastewater. Journal of Advanced Research in Biofuel and Bioenergy, 2 (1) pp. 1-9
2018 Growth kinetics of citrus Suhuiensis cell suspension cultures. Biological and Natural Resources Engineering Journal, 1 (1) pp. 1-13
2018 Kinetic and adsorption removal study of Malachite green dye on Carbon Nanotubes Immobilized Biomass (CNTIB). Journal of Pollution and Public Health, 1 (1) pp. 1-7
2018 Optimization of culture conditions for biohydrogen production from sago wastewater by enterobacter aerogenes using response surface methodology. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43 (49) pp. 22148-22158
2017 A model for Arabidopsis thaliana cell suspension growth and sugar uptake kinetics. Jurnal Teknologi, 79 (5-3) pp. 81-87
2017 A review on acid and enzymatic hydrolyses of sago starch. International Food Research Journal (IFRJ), 24 (Suppl.) pp. 265-273
2017 Optimization of plant growth regulators for Citrus suhuiensis callus induction. Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 25 (1) pp. 1-7
2017 Review on biohydrogen production by dark fermentative bacteria using starch-containing waste as a substrate. Journal of Advanced Research in Materials Science, 38 (1) pp. 21-31
2017 The effect of CO2 concentrations and the injection strategy on synechococcus sp. PCC7002 culture. Asia Pacific Journal Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 25 (1) pp. 00-00
2016 Co-production of lactic acid and ethanol using rhizopus sp. From hydrolyzed inedible cassava starch and leaves. IIUM Engineering Journal, 17 (2) pp. 1-10
2015 Preliminary study on biohydrogen production by E. coli from sago waste. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology , 10 (2) pp. 11-21
2013 Study on callogenesis and growth kinetic of F. deltoidea Var. Trengganuensis cell suspension culture. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, 7 Spec () pp. 349-354
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Ethylenediamine pretreatment to maximize fermentable sugar conversion from banana peel. In: International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering 2021 (ICBioE 2021),
2021 Immobilization and morphology of Rhizopus sp. on Loofah Sponge. In: 6th International Conference Biotechnology Engineering 2021,
2019 Microwave-assisted acid pretreatment of sago wastewater for fermentable sugar production. In: 26th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering,
2018 Acid pretreatment of sago wastewater for biohydrogen production. In: International Conference on Civil & Environmental Engineering (CENVIRON 2017),
2018 Optimization of citrus suhuiensis suspension culture conditions using Response Surface Methodology (RSM). In: 5th International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE 2018),
2017 Preliminary optimization of process conditions for biohydrogen production from sago wastewater. In: IEEE 3rd International Conference on Engineering, Technologies and Social Sciences 2017 (ICETSS-2017),
2017 Screening of factors affecting biohydrogen production from sago wastewater. In: ASIA International Multidisciplinary Conference (AIMC 2017),
2016 Biohydrogen production by dark fermentative bacteria using starchy waste: a review. In: 4th International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering 2016 (ICBioE 2016),
2016 Review on applications of sago starch processing effluent. In: 4th International Conference of Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE) 2016,
2016 Screening of various parameters of enterobacter aerogenes batch culture for biohydrogen production. In: 2016 5th International Conference on Environment, Energy and Biotechnology (ICEEB 2016),
2016 The effects of plant growth regulators to Citrus suhuiensis callus induction. In: 4th International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering 2016 (ICBioE 2016),
2015 A model for arabidopsis thaliana cell suspension growth and sugar uptake kinetics. In: 28th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2015),
2015 A review: citrus species and application in plant cell culture. In: International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering Research (IPCER) 2015 ,
2015 Biohydrogen production by bacteria using sago waste and its metabolic flux balancing. In: International Conference on Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology 2015,
2015 Metabolic flux balance analysis of the growth of arabidopsis thaliana cell suspension cultures. In: The 22nd Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2015),
2014 Preliminary study on biohydrogen production by bacteria from sago waste. In: 27th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2014) in conjunction with 21st Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2014),
2013 Effect of commercial bromelain on viability of MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. In: International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE 2013),
2013 Preliminary study on kinetics growth of F. deltoidea var Trengganuensis cell suspension culture. In: International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE 2013),
2013 Study of central carbon metabolism during plant cell suspension growth using Flux Balance Analysis (FBA). In: 3rd International Conference of Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE'13),
2010 Arabidopsis thaliana plant cell suspension growth: sugar uptake and utilization. In: IChemE Bioprocess Group 2009 : Young researcher's meeting,
2009 Growth characteristics of arabidopsis thaliana cell suspension culture. In: School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science (CEAS) Postgraduate Conference,
Book Section

2018 Monitoring the growth of plant cells in suspension culture. In: Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-981-13-2256-3, pp. 203-214
2018 Secondary metabolite research in Malaysia: current status and future prospects. In: IntechOpen, ISBN: 978-1-78923-643-9, pp. 101-111
2016 A simple and easy method for preparing solid and liquid media for plant culture. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-384-4, pp. 9-15
2016 A simple and easy method for preparing solid and liquid media for plant culture. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-384-4, pp. 9-15
2016 Initiation of plant cell suspension cultures from seeds. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-384-4, pp. 16-24
2016 Initiation of plant cell suspension cultures from seeds. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-384-4, pp. 16-24
2011 A study of bacterial cell immobilization in alginate gel beads for the production of Myo-Inositol Phosphates . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-151-2, pp. 36-42
2011 Effects of cell immobilization to the phytate-degrading enzyme activity. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-151-2, pp. 137-143
2011 Kinetic studies on enhanced mercury adsorption using activated carbon . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181369, pp. 97-102