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Nur Azira Binti Tukiran

Academic Qualification

  • Halal Product Science - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Science - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Nur Azira Binti Tukiran (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HALAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING


aziratukiran@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr. Nur Azira Tukiran is currently the Head of Undergraduate Management at the International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART).  She graduated from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Terengganu in 2008 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Agrotechnology. In 2010, she pursued her study at Halal Products Research Institute (HPRI), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), and was awarded Master of Science in Halal Food Analysis in 2012. In 2013, she earned a scholarship from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia for continuing her study at Ph.D level, and graduated with Ph.D in Halal Products Science in 2016 from the same institutional. Dr. Nur Azira Tukiran is an active researcher in halal authentication and agrotechnology; with special interest in gelatin and edible bird’s nest. She has written many articles published in both local and international journals and has also presented papers at many conferences.   


Area of Specialisation


  • Agricultural ~ Agricultural Science And Technology ~ Food Sciences and Nutrition ~ Halal Products


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCE STUDY ON LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL 2016/2017
ADVANCED STUDY ON LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE 2020/2021
ADVANCED STUDY ON LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE 2019/2020
ADVANCED STUDY ON LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL 2018/2019 2016/2017 2019/2020 2020/2021 2017/2018
HALAL AUDIT AND CERTIFICATION 2020/2021
HALAL STANDARDS AND REGULATION 2020/2021
SEMINAR 2017/2018 2018/2019 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2020 Certified Halal Executive Training
2016 - 2018 Study on Natural Colorants Stability as Pigment, Dye Wet Coating Agent
2016 - 2019 Halal Authentication of Recycled Cooking Oils by Means of Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
On-Going
- Characterization of starch/poly(vinyl alcohol)/gelatin biocomposite films for packaging application


Publications


Article

2021 Analysis of Pork Adulteration In Recycled Frying Oils Using Raman Spectroscopy. Malaysian Journal of Halal Research Journal (MJHR), 4 (1) pp. 14-17
2021 Characterization of L-cysteine sources using ATR-FTIR and Raman spectroscopy. Halalsphere, 1 (1) pp. 83-95
2021 Food forensics on gelatine source via ultra‑high‑performance liquid chromatography diode‑array detector and principal component analysis. SN Applied Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 1-19
2021 Issues related to animal blood into food products: a review paper. Food Research, 5 (3 (June)) pp. 12-21
2020 Detection of edible bird’s nest using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) combined with Principle Component Analysis (PCA). Journal of Halal Industry & Services, 3 (1) pp.
2020 Recent advanced techniques in cysteine determination: a review. Food Research, 4 (6) pp. 2336-2346
2019 Analytical methods for gelatin differentiation. Journal of Halal Industry and Services, 2 (1) pp. 1-10
2019 Overview of edible bird's nests and their contemporary issues. Food Control, 104 () pp. 247-255
2018 Analysis of gelatin adulteration in edible bird's nest using Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, 8 (6) pp. 2355-2359
2018 Analysis of gelatin adulteration in edible bird’s nest using fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, 8 (6) pp. 2355-2359
2018 Current issues in aquaculture: lessons from Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, 24 (1) pp. 503-505
2016 Determination of porcine gelatin in edible bird's nest by competitive indirect ELISA based on anti-peptide polyclonal antibody. Food Control, 59 () pp. 561-566
2016 Development of antipeptide enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for determination of gelatin in confectionery products. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 51 (1) pp. 54-60
2015 Enzyme immunoassay for the detection of porcine gelatine in edible bird’s nests. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A, 32 (7) pp. 1023-1028
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Detection of pork in used cooking oil using fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. In: 4th Kuantan Research Day 2020,
2020 Black Seeds (Nigella sativa) from Islamic and Science Perspectives. In: International Conference on Malay Medical Manuscript (ICOMMM) 2020,
2019 Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) analysis of plastic materials in frying oils. In: Kuantan Research Day 2019 (KRD 2019),
2019 Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic method in detection of gelatin in coffee jellies. In: Kuantan Research Day 2019,
2018 Analysis of gelatin adulteration in edible bird’s nest using fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. In: International Conference on Halal Innovations in Products and Services 2018 (i-CHIPS 2018),
2018 Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) compound: the stability of natural colorant and its antioxidant activity. In: International Conference on Halal Innovation in Products and Services 2018 (i-CHIPS 2018),
2018 Detection of added plastics in the frying oils using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) combined with principal component analysis (PCA). In: National Research and Innovation Seminar 2017 (RISE 2017),
2018 Identification of non-halal recycled cooking oils using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) combined with principal component analysis (PCA). In: National Research and Innovation Seminar 2017 (RISE 2017),
2018 Indirect competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the determination of mammalian gelatin in pharmaceutical capsules. In: 3rd International Halal Conference (INHAC 2016),
2018 Pectin from dragon fruit (Hylocereus polyrhizus) as potential halal gelling agent. In: 29th International Invention, Innovation And Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2018,
Book Section

2021 Identification of potential biomarkers of porcine gelatin. In: Springer, ISBN: , pp. 93-101
2016 Advances in differential scanning calorimetry for food authenticity testing. In: Woodhead Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-08-100220-9, pp. 311-335
2016 Advances in differential scanning calorimetry for food authenticity testing. In: Woodhead Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-08-100220-9, pp. 311-335