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Mohd Fuad Bin Miskon

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (BIOSCIENCES) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Marine Science) - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
  • - Bachelor Degree, University Malaysia Terengganu

Mohd Fuad Bin Miskon (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Other's position:

Head, Office of the Campus Director, Kuantan Campus

Expert Profile

Mohd Fuad Miskon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine Science at International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM). He is the current Head of Institute, Institute of Oceanography and Maritime Studies (INOCEM), Kulliyah of Science, since 2018. He is also a leader of IIUM Flagship Project – School for Sustainable Marine Livelihood since 2019. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Marine Science from University Malaysia Terengganu in 2008 and 2011 respectively, and his Ph.D. in Bioscience from International Islamic University Malaysia in 2016. His research focuses generally on marine biogeochemistry and aquatic pollution, specific in heavy metal, rare earth elements and microplastics. He has led and been involved in research projects under FRGS, RIGS and E-Science. His research and project have won a silver medal award during IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013, and bronze medal during Invention, Innovation and Design Exposition 2016. He has published more than 20 ISI and non-ISI journals with over 30 citations.   

Area of Specialisation

  • Natural Science ~ Earth Sciences ~ Geochemistry ~ Biogeochemistry - Ph.D
  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Marine Chemistry ~ Heavy Metals
  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Advancement of Marine Sciences Knowledge ~ Marine Pollution - Microplastics

Professional Membership

  • 2018 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Regular Membership), Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society

Teaching Responsibilities

CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
FINAL YEAR PROJECT (1) 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT (2) 2021/2022 2020/2021
Fisheries Oceanography 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
Fishing Port and Management 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
MARINE ELECTRONIC AND INSTRUMENTATION 2021/2022 2020/2021 2017/2018 2016/2017
MARINE EXPEDITION 2020/2021 2019/2020
MARINE POLLUTION 2023/2024 2018/2019 2017/2018

Research Projects

2019 - 2021 Relearn Plastic Through Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Using Standing-Stock Survey Method At Selected Beaches Along Pahang Coastline
2019 - 2022 Geospatial methodology for assessing physico-chemical properties of oxisols on ex - bauxite mining and oil palm cultivated area.
2019 - 2023 Microplastics Abundance Assessment in Kuantan Waters: A Field Study using Bioindicator to Investigate Impact to Human Health
2018 - 2022 Comparison of Biological Aspects of Torpedo Scad (Megalaspis cordyla) from the East and the West Coastal Water of Peninsular Malaysia
2016 - 2023 Spatial Variation Pattern and Behavior of Rare Earth Elements along East Coast Peninsular Malaysia Environment, Using Rocky Shore Bivalve and Sediment as Indicator
2016 - 2019 Spatial Assesment on Dissolved and Particulate Toxic Elements Distribution in Kuantan River, Pahang using Artifical Neural network Approach
2022 - Present IIUM Health, Safety and Environment Unit (IHSEN)
2022 - Present Kajian Konservasi dan Pengurusan Hutan Paya Bakau di Pahang
2021 - Present Impact of future sea level rise on coastal sensitive areas and the interconnection of global contributing factors in Peninsular Malaysia coastal waters (Project 4)
2020 - Present Assessing Microplastics Abundance in Kuantan River Water, Emphasis on Spatial Variation and Covid-19 Pandemic Environmental Effect
2019 - Present Microplastics Fate Off South China Sea and Strait of Malacca Waters: Adopting Rock Oyster Saccostrea Cucullata as Bioindicator to Monitor Large Area Impact on Malaysian Health and Fisheries Sector
2019 - Present Responses of chemical weathering towards estuarine system: A climate change effect



2023 Adaptation of coastal defence structure as a mechanism to alleviate coastal erosion in monsoon dominated coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Environmental Management, 333 () pp. 1-16
2023 Southern south China sea dynamics: sea level change from coupled model intercomparison project phase 6 (CMIP6) in the 21st century. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 11 (2) pp. 1-15
2023 Southern South China sea dynamics: sea level change from coupled model intercomparison project phase 6 (CMIP6) in the 21st century. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 11 (2) pp. 1-15
2022 Geostatistical assessment of heavy metals and nutrients availability in soil of oil palm plantation affected by bauxite mining. Journal of Oil Palm Research, () pp.
2022 Integrated approach of heavy metal evaluation using geostatistical and pollution assessment index in soil of bauxite mining area. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, 30 (2) pp. 1545-1566
2022 The recovery of microplastics from rock oysters using digestion method. Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, () pp.
2021 Microplastic fragments in digestive tracts of fish from the coastal waters of Kuantan. Junior Science Communication, 5 () pp. 9-10
2021 Microplastic fragments in digestive tracts of fish from the coastal waters of Kuantan, Pahang. Junior Science Communication, 5 () pp. 9-10
2021 Rigid‑body analysis of a beveled shape structure in regular waves using the weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics (WCSPH) method. Journal of Marine Science and Application, () pp.
2020 Fractionation of rare earth elements in surface sediment of Peninsular Malaysia coastal waters. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 33 (1) pp. 166-170
2019 Assessment of trace metals using chemometric analysis in Kuantan River, East Coast Malaysia. Journal Clean WAS (JCleanWAS), 3 (2) pp. 1-4
2019 Distribution pattern of rare earth elements in soft tissue of saccostrea cucullata in Terengganu and East Johor coastal waters. Journal Clean WAS (JCleanWAS), 3 (2) pp. 14-19
2019 Elimination and kinetics of ammonium Ions from waste water using by Zeolite (NaY) preparing from agriculture waste. Bioscience Research, 16 (4) pp. 3395-3412
2018 An artificial neural network approach on catering premises inspection in Pahang state. International Journal of Current Research, 10 (4) pp. 67958-67965
2018 Numerical modelling for caterers’ grading system in Pahang. International Journal Of Current Research, 10 (5) pp. 68896-68903
2018 Seasonal influences on the levels of particulate matter, Cd, Cr and Pb in Kuantan River, Pahang. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 34 (2) pp. 813-819
2017 Rare earth elements behaviour at west coast of Peninsular Malaysia rocky shore ecosystem using saccostrea cucullata as bioindicator. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 29 (10) pp. 2211-2215
2017 Spatial and temporal variation on distributions of dissolved and particulate arsenic and mercury in Sungai Kuantan, Pahang = Perbezaan temporal dan reruang bagi taburan logam arsenik dan merkuri terlarut dan berpartikel di Sungai Kuantan, Pahang. Sains Malaysiana, 46 (3) pp. 393-396
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 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
2015 Nerita chameleon as biomonitoring agent for Pb, Cd, Cu and Zn in Malaysian intertidal rocky shore environment. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 31 (2) pp. 1013-1020
2014 Trace metals in Thais clavigera along coastal waters of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana, 43 (4) pp. 529-534
2013 Trace metals and rare earth elements in Rock Oyster Saccostrea cucullata along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management, 16 (1) pp. 78-87
2012 The distribution of selected metals in the surface sediment of Langkawi Coast, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 28 (2) pp. 725-732
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Application of water hyacinth in phytoremediation of wastewater. In: International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering 2022 (CENVIRON2022),
2023 Treatment of wastewater by moringa oleifera and maize seeds as plant-based coagulant. In: 1st Workshop on Metrology for Agriculture and Forestry (METROAGRIFOR),
2023 Waste segregation through recycle and composting activities in urban and suburban areas. In: International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering 2022 (CENVIRON2022),
2022 Assessment of heavy metals and nutrients availability in oil palm plantation effected by bauxite mining using geostatistical and multivariate analyses. In: 11th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial and Remote Sensing, IGRSM 2022,
2022 Microplastics impact assessment on Langkawi Island off Strait of Malacca waters using rock oyster as bioindicator. In: The 4th International Seminar on Chemical Education (ISCE) 2021,
2022 Numerical modelling on the performance of submerged breakwater using the SPH-based DualSPHysics model. In: Tropical Ocean and Marine Sciences International Symposium (TOMSY2022),
2021 Marine school: school for sustainable marine livelihood. In: Karnival Inovasi UTeMEX2021,
2018 Seasonal influences on the levels of particulate metals In Kuantan River, East Coast Malaysia using principal component analysis. In: International Conference of Analytical Science: SKAM31 – Uniting Science Towards Frontier Innovations,
2018 Sediment quality assessments in relation to socio-economic development in Kampung Tekek, Tioman Island, Pahang during survey in August 2015. In: International Conference of Analytical Science: SKAM31 – Uniting Science Towards Frontier Innovations,
2014 Rare earth elements determination in rocky shore gastropod thais clavigera. In: 2014 4th International Conference on Biotechnology and Environment Management (ICBEM 2014),

2018 Coastal ecology of Pahang water (South China Sea). IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-704-0
Book Section

2022 Reduced graphene oxide functionalized magnetic nanocomposites for environmental pollutant removal. In: Trans Tech Publications Ltd, ISBN: 9783035718454, pp. 109-117

2021 Comparison of biological aspects of torpedo scad (megalaspis cordyla) from the east and the west coastal water of Peninsular Malaysia.. In: ,