Staff Directory


Wan Zurina Samad

Academic Qualification

  • Science (Chemistry) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Science (Chemistry) - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Wan Zurina Samad (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE


wzurina@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Natural Science ~ Chemical Sciences ~ Physical Chemistry ~ Catalysis, Kinetics and Mechanisms of Reactions - chemical catalysis, surface analysis, renewable energy, biomass conversion, nanotechnology, semiconductor thin films


Teaching Responsibilities


ANALYTICAL SPECTROSCOPY 2020/2021
CHEMISTRY OF FATS AND OILS 2020/2021
CONCEPTS IN PHYSICS 2018/2019 2016/2017 2017/2018
EMULSIFIERS AND SURFACTANTS 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2016/2017 2018/2019 2017/2018 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2016/2017 2017/2018 2020/2021
FLAVOURS AND FRAGRANCES 2020/2021
GENERAL CHEMISTRY 2021/2022
INDUSTRIAL CATALYSIS 2021/2022 2018/2019 2016/2017 2020/2021 2017/2018
Physical Chemistry 1 2021/2022
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I 2016/2017 2020/2021 2017/2018
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II 2017/2018
SEPARATION TECHNIQUES FOR MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2018 Comparative palynology of selected species in Sterculiaceae
On-Going


Publications


Article

2019 Characterization and catalytic activity of os/bentonite catalyst for hydrogenolysis of glycerol = Pencirian dan aktiviti pemangkin os/bentonit untuk tindak balas hidrogenolisis gliserol. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 23 (5) pp. 892-900
2019 Extraction and characterization of microfibrillated and nanofibrillated cellulose from office paper waste = Pengekstrakan dan pencirian mikrofibril dan nanofibril selulosa daripada sisa kertas pejabat. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 23 (5) pp. 901-913
2019 Glycerol degradation in the absence of external hydrogen gas by using waste eggshell as heterogeneous catalyst = Degradasi gliserol tanpa kehadiran hidrogen luaran dengan menggunakan sisa kulit telur sebagai mangkin heterogen. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 23 (5) pp. 880-891
2019 Palladium nanoparticles supported on fluorine-doped tin oxide as an efficient heterogeneous catalyst for Suzuki coupling and 4-nitrophenol reduction. Journal of Chemical Sciences, 131 (11) pp. 1-12
2018 Controlled release electrochemical synthesis and cytotoxicity study of copper(II) nanoparticles in copper(II) decanoate complex. Nano, 13 (5) pp. 1850048-1-1850048-14
2017 Fluorine-doped tin oxide catalyst for glycerol conversion to methanol in sub-critical water. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 120 (2) pp. 366-378
2016 The influence of calcination temperature on iron oxide (α-Fe2O3) towards CO2 adsorption prepared by simple mixing method = Kesan suhu pengkalsinan ferum oksida (α-Fe2O3) disediakan melalui kaedah campuran ringkas terhadap penjerapan CO2. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 20 (6) pp. 1286-1298
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 Extraction and characterization of microfibrillated and nanofibrillated cellulose from office paper waste. In: International Conference of Analytical Sciences (SKAM31),
2017 Carbon dioxide adsorption and desorption study using bimetallic calcium oxide impregnated on iron (III) oxide. In: International Conference on X-Rays & Related Techniques in Research & Industry 2016 (ICXRI 2016),
2017 Effect of metals compatibility on fluorine-doped tin oxide catalyst for glycerol conversion to 1,2-Propanediol. In: International Conference on X-Rays and Related Techniques in Research and Industry, ICXRI 2016,
2017 Influence of the calcination temperature on the catalytic properties of Os/bentonite for glycerol hydrogenolysis. In: International Conference on X-Rays and Related Techniques in Research and Industry, ICXRI 2016,