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Awis Sukarni Bin Mohmad Sabere

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Formulation - Doctor of Philosophy, University College London
  • Master of Science (Chemistry) - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)

Awis Sukarni Bin Mohmad Sabere (ChM. Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY

Other's position:

Head, Kulliyyah of Pharmacy


awissabere@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr. Awis graduated from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) in 2008 with a B.Sc (Hons) in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry. He then pursued and received his Master's degree in Chemistry from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2012, thanks to the UKM Zamalah Scheme scholarship. After completing his Master's degree, he was awarded the highly competitive SLAB/SLAI scholarship to pursue his Ph.D. at University College London's School of Pharmacy (UCL). Dr. Awis is passionate about pharmaceutical formulation and analytical chemistry. His primary focus is on optimising drug delivery and 3D printing. He has several articles published in high-impact journals and has won several awards in innovation competitions. Dr. Awis is a registered chemist and the current Head of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, Kulliyyah of Pharmacy, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), as well as the Chairman of Institut Kimia Malaysia (Pahang branch).


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Pharmacy ~ Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Pharmacy ~ Other Pharmacy n.e.c. - Pharmaceutical Materials Science
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Pharmacy ~ Optimum Drug Design


Professional Membership


  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life member), Malaysian Society of Pharmaceutical Technology
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life member), The Malaysia Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society (MyCRS)


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
DOSAGE DESIGN I 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
DOSAGE DESIGN II 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
ISLAMIC INPUT IN PHARMACY 2017/2018
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS I 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS II 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
PHARMACEUTICAL INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS 2021/2022 2020/2021
PHARMACEUTICS III : SOLIDS AND OTHER DOSAGE FORMS 2021/2022 2020/2021
RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017
RESEARCH PROJECT 2 2020/2021
RESEARCH PROJECT-LITERATURE SEARCH 2019/2020 2018/2019 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2022 Document Preparation for Performance Qualification of Pharmaceutical Equipment
2019 - 2022 A novel alternative for higher tablet load of isoniazid and pyridoxine in a single 3D printed tablet for the better compliance among tuberculosis patients.
2018 - 2022 Black Seed Oil Alginate Beads
2016 - 2021 Antimicrobial and antioxidant characterizations of the flowers of Eurycoma longifolia Jack
On-Going
2022 - Present OPTIMISATION AND FORMULATION OF SYNBIOTIC TOOTHPASTE
2021 - Present Investigation on the Use of Sarawak Native Plant, Engkala Bark in Neurodegenerative Disease
2021 - Present Accuracy of Three Dilution Techniques in Obtaining Morphine by Dilution for Intrathecal Use
2021 - Present Empowerment of COVID-19 affected Green rose (Rosadiflora species) industry by transferring knowledge on the extraction and soap making to increase product quality and variety.
2020 - Present Prototype development of an organic and halal oral synbiotic (OroSYN) mouthwash containing Streptococcus salivarius and Pisang Emas skin extract.
2020 - Present Elucidation on the Antimicrobial Property of SES Sterilisation Electrolyte Solution towards Human Pathogens
2020 - Present Eurycoma Longifolia Jack (Tongkat Ali) as a New Dental Mouthwash
2019 - Present Prototype development of process analytical technology (PAT) continuous production line for Nigella sativa oil (NSO)-alginate microparticles
2019 - Present Profiling of Antibacterial Resistance Pathogens Isolated from the Lift Buttons of Two Hospitals in Malaysia


Award & Recognition


10 Aug, 2021 Gold Medal - Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) National
10 Aug, 2021 Gold Medal - Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) National
26 Mar, 2021 Silver Medal - Malaysia Technology Expo International


Publications


Article

2022 Optimizing the encapsulation of black seed oil into alginate beads by ionic gelation. Journal of Food Engineering, 328 () pp.
2022 Qualitative and quantitative methods of Capsaicinoids: a mini‑review. Food Analytical Methods, () pp.
2021 A review on conventional and novel topical ocular drug delivery system. Journal of Pharmacy, 1 (1) pp. 19-26
2021 Advocating electrically conductive scaffolds with low immunogenicity for biomedical applications: a review. Polymers, 13 (19) pp. 1-27
2021 Elucidating the Capabilities of Mirrorless Large Core Bundled Plastic Fiber Optic Displacement Sensor for Paracetamol Detection. Hindawi Journal of Sensors, 2021 () pp. 1-16
2021 Impacts of various mixing approaches towards black seed oil-alginate emulsion attributes. Materials Express, 11 (10) pp. 1746-1751
2021 Potential applications of conducting polymers to reduce secondary bacterial infections among COVID-19 patients: a review. Emergent Materials, () pp.
2021 Potential applications of conducting polymers to reduce secondary bacterial infections among COVID-19 patients: a review. Emergent Materials, 4 () pp. 279-292
2021 Public knowledge, attitude, and perception toward conventional and novel ocular treatment in Malaysia. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 13 (1) pp. 143-147
2021 Soft‑chewable paracetamol tablets by Melt Granulation Method: formulation and characterization. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 13 (3) pp. 312-316
2021 Synbiotic mouthwash helps maintain oral health. Asia Research News, 28 June 2021 () pp.
2021 The effect of eurycoma longifolia jack (Tongkat Ali) root extract on salivary s. mutans, lactobacillus and candida albicans isolated from high-risk caries adult patients. Pharmacognosy journal, 13 (3) pp. 787-791
2021 The effect of particle size on the physical characteristics and drug-release behavior of mini-tablets. Trends in Sciences, 18 (21) pp. 1-6
2020 Investigation of thymoquinone stability in black seed oil alginate beads. Current Trends in Biotechnology & Pharmacy, 14 (2) pp. 125-126
2020 Medicinal potential of isoflavonoids: Polyphenols that may cure diabetes. Molecules, 25 () pp.
2013 Comparison of the level of organochlorine residues in paddy crops from two different cultivation practices= Perbandingan aras sisa organoklorin dalam tanaman padi daripada dua penanaman berbeza. Sains Malaysiana, 42 (11) pp. 1581-1584
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Effects of different mixing methods towards black seed oil-alginate emulsion characteristics.. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Public's knowledge, attitude and perception towards conventional and novel ocular treatment in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2015 Slow-release drug-loaded mini-tablets for ocular use: effect of polymer particle size on formulation behaviour. In: 1st European Conference on Pharmaceutics: Drug Delivery,
2014 The effect of particle size on the physical and drug-release behaviour of chloramphenicol-loaded mini-tablets for ocular use. In: 5th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC 2014),
Book Section

2022 Techniques for designing patterned conducting polymers. In: Woodhead Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-12-823442-6, pp. 39-77