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Norita Binti Hassan

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Material Science) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Materials Science) - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Materials Science - Bachelor Degree,

Norita Binti Hassan (Ts. Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Dr. Norita binti Hassan, graduated from University Kebangsaan Malaysia, and started her career as a researcher at SIRIM Berhad, Kulim Hi-Tech, Kedah in 2007. She was appointed as an academic trainee sponsored by MoHE and IIUM in 2009.
She obtained the Bachelor of Science (Materials Science), Master of Science (Materials Science) and Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science from University Kebangsaan Malaysia. Currently, she is attached as an Assistant Professor to the Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, Kulliyyah of Engineering.

Area of Specialisation

  • Natural Science ~ Material Sciences ~ Functional Materials ~ Adhesives - Natural Source Adhesive
  • Natural Science ~ Material Sciences ~ Advanced Materials ~ Polymer Compounds - Polymer Blends
  • Natural Science ~ Material Sciences ~ Polymeric Materials ~ Polymer Composites
  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering ~ Powder Metallurgy - Powder Metallurgy (Metal and ceramic injection moulding)

Professional Membership

  • 2012: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysian Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials Association (MPM2A)
  • 2014: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysian Muslim Scientists Association (PERINTIS)
  • 2015: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Institute Materials Malaysia (IMM)
  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Technologist), Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT)
  • 2019 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Professional Technologist), Lembaga Teknologis Malaysia

Teaching Responsibilities

FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2019/2020
MATERIALS ENGINEERING LAB II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
MATERIALS ENGINEERING LAB IV 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
NANOMATERIALS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2019/2020 2017/2018
Polymer Processing 2019/2020 2017/2018
POLYMERS 2021/2022
POWDER METALLURGY 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
PROJECT I 2018/2019 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
SMART MATERIALS 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
Surface Engineering and Tribology 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015


Polyhydroxyalakanoates (Pha) As Biodegradable Backbone Binder For Ss316l Metal Injection Moulding (Mim) Process.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Characterization Of Graphene Oxide Pickering Emulsion And Silica Nanoparticles For Waterborne Epoxy Coating.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor

Research Projects

2017 - 2021 Mechanism of the adhesion in between of polyelectrolyte layers and nanoreservoir for self-healing nanocoating.
2015 - 2018 Study on the Novel Binder Based Biodegradable Polyhyroxyalkanoates (PHA) For Metal Injection Moulding Application
2015 - 2017 Novel Method of Using Chilled Air Machining on Unidirectional Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic for Long Term Usage Of Solid Carbide Cutting Tool
2020 - Present Investigation on the process parameters and optimum performance of Al alloy-Graphene nanoplatelets self-lubricating nanocomposite via injection moulding technique for tribological application.
2018 - Present Development of self-healing nanocoating via polyelectrolyte assemblies for corrosion protection applications.
2016 - Present Integrated Green Assessment of Poultry Waste Input-Output in Malaysia Farming Industry



2021 Graphene oxide microcapsules (GOMs) with linseed oil core via Pickering emulsion method effect of disperse speed. IIUM Engineering Journal, 22 (1) pp. 213-222
2020 Effect of solid particles concentration to the size of graphene oxide liquid crystals pickering emulsion. TEST Engineering & Management, May -June 2020 () pp. 1087-1092
2020 Effects of Epoxidized Palm Oil (EPO) on mechanical properties of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA). TEST Engineering & Management, 83 (May – June 2020) pp. 1438-1455
2018 Influence of epoxidized palm oil on polyhydroxyalkanoates tensile properties. International Journal of Current Science, Engineering & Technology, 1 (Special Issue 1) pp. 556-559
2017 ZnO nanoparticles for anti-corrosion nanocoating of carbon steel. Materials Science Forum, 894 () pp. 76-80
2016 Development of thermoplastic natural rubber (TPNR) as a new binder in metal injection moulding. Journal of Engineering Science, 12 () pp. 43-51
2016 Effect of epoxidized palm oil as plasticizer on polyhydroxyalkanoates mechanical behavior. Journal of Built Environment, Technology and Engineering, 1 () pp. 205-208
2016 Effect of nanoparticles on wettability of nanocoating on carbon steel. International Journal of Engineering Materials and Manufacture (IJEMM), 1 (2) pp. 71-74
2015 Mechanical properties of kenaf core sandwich panel toughened with modified epoxy. Advanced Materials Research, 1115 () pp. 275-278
2015 Morphology and mechanical properties of MIM feedstock using TPNR backbone binder. Advanced Materials Research, 1115 () pp. 279-282
2015 The effects of various TPNR binder compositions on feedstock preparation for MIM process. Advanced Materials Research, 1115 () pp. 304-307
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 Hardness and adhesion performances of nanocoating on carbon steel. In: International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering 2017, ICAMME 2017,
2018 Preparation of SS316L MIM feedstock with biopolymer as a binder. In: International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering 2017, ICAMME 2017,
2016 Synthesis of SiO2 nanostructures using sol-gel method. In: 5th International Advances in Applied Physics and Materials Science Congress & Exhibition (APMAS 2015),
2016 Synthesis of ZnO nanostructures using sol-gel method. In: 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials, Minerals and Environment (RAMM) & 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Materials, Mineral and Polymer (MAMIP),
Book Section

2011 Polymer clay nanocomposite: Part 1. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181673, pp. 6-10
2011 Preparation and characterization of Thermoplastic Natural Rubber (TPNR) nanocomposites. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789674181673, pp. 1-5

2018 Study on the novel binder based biodegradable polyhyroxyalkanoates (PHA) for metal injection moulding application. In: ,