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Muhammad Zahir Bin Ramli

Academic Qualification

  • Engineering and Environment - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southampton
  • Master of Engineering - Masters Degree, Yokohama National University

Muhammad Zahir Bin Ramli (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE


mzbr@iium.edu.my
2726


Expert Profile


Dr. Muhammad Zahir bin Ramli is Lecturer within Kuliyyah of Science at the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
Muhammad Zahir bin Ramli is a lecturer in Marine Science, with a background in physical oceanography, numerical analysis and computer simulations.
He studied the engineering and obtained his BSc degrees from Tokai University, Japan in 2010 and MEng from Yokohama National University (YNU), Japan in 2012. He received his PhD in Fluid and Structure Interaction studies at the University of Southampton in 2016. He then worked as a lecturer since.
Dr. Zahir is experienced in both development and applications of computational methods for fluid-structure interactions in physical oceanography and coastal engineering.


Area of Specialisation


  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Advancement of Marine Sciences Knowledge ~ Physical Oceanography - Marine Technology
  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Oceanography ~ Hydrodynamic and Sedimentation Modelling - Fluid and structure interaction


Professional Membership


  • 2018 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Coastal Education and Research Foundation


Teaching Responsibilities


ATMOSPHERE, OCEAN AND CLIMATE 2016/2017
BASIC NAVIGATION AND SEAMANSHIP 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019 2020/2021
BIOSTATISTIC 2019/2020
COASTAL NUMERICAL MODELLING 2020/2021 2021/2022 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019
FINAL YEAR PROJECT (1) 2018/2019 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT (2) 2020/2021
MARINE ELECTRONIC AND INSTRUMENTATION 2018/2019 2017/2018
MARINE EXPEDITION 2021/2022 2020/2021
PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2020/2021 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2021 Relearn Plastic Through Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Using Standing-Stock Survey Method At Selected Beaches Along Pahang Coastline
2017 - 2020 Field measurements and numerical approach of rip current hazards at the selected recreational beaches along Pahang coastline
On-Going
2021 - Present Ocean Climate Change: Potential Risk , Impact and Adaptation Towards Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services in Malaysia
2020 - Present Impact of sea level rise due to storm surge influence through coastal morphodynamics
2020 - Present Impact of Sea Level Rise Due to Storm Surge Influence Through Coastal Morphodynamics
2019 - Present Automated Solution Technique for Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer of Nanofluid with Real Experiment Validation
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
- Stock assessment on Billfish in Pahang coastal waters; Conservation perspective
- Dynamic of rip currents under extreme storm events and its impact to the public safety.


Award & Recognition


09 Dec, 2021 Bronze Medal - Multimedia University (MMU) National
16 Aug, 2018 Silver award - Universiti Malaya (UM) National
14 Aug, 2018 International Research Innovation Invention Solution Exposition - University of Malaya International


Publications


Article

2021 A preliminary studies to assess public knowledge of beach safety in east coast Malaysia. Natural Hazards, 107 (1) pp. 873-887
2021 Monsoonal influences on rip current hazards at recreational beaches along Pahang coastline, Malaysia. Ocean and Coastal Management, 209 () pp. 1-10
2021 The distribution of marine debris along the Pahang coastline, Malaysia during the Southwest and Northeast Monsoons. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 170 () pp. 1-7
2020 Recent advances on metal nitride materials as emerging electrochemical sensors: A mini review. Electrochemistry Communications, 120 () pp. 1 -7
2020 Rip current occurrence probability at selected recreational beaches along Pahang coastline. Ecofeminism and Climate Change, 1 (1) pp. 1-14
2019 Morphology and sand characteristics at five recreational beaches in Pahang. Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 14 (6) pp. 22-38
2018 Hydrodynamic coefficients for a 3-D uniform flexible barge using weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics :Keynote contribution for the international Workshop on Wave Loads and Motions of Ships and Offshore Structures, Harbin, China, 5-7 November, 2017. Journal of Marine Science and Publication, 17 (3) pp. 330-340
2018 The hydrodynamic coefficients for an oscillating 2D rectangular box using weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics (WCSPH) method. IIUM Engineering Journal, 19 (2) pp. 172-181
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) Program under Sea Circular Project, United Nation Environmental Programme (UNEP) and KASA. In: Bengkel Guru Clean Seas Malaysia,
2020 Marine debris assessment and monitoring: special programme under marine school. In: IIUM Marine School Webinar Series,
2020 Marine debris monitoring & assessment using standing-stock survey at selected beaches along Pahang coastline. In: Research Innovation Commercialisation & Entrepreneurship Showcase (RICES),
2019 Marine debris monitoring and assessment using standing-stock survey method at selected recreational beaches along Pahang coastline. In: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production (ICOSMAP) 2019,
2019 Marine debris monitoring and assessment using standing-stock survey method at selected recreational beaches along Pahang coastline. In: Kuantan Research Day 2019,
2019 Marine debris monitoring and awareness program. In: Khind Project for Happiness,
2019 Petrosains PlaySmart Kuantan: Introduction to Marine School. In: Meet The Expert Program 2019,
2019 Rip current occurrence probability at selected recreational beaches along Pahang coastline. In: International Conference on Marine and Coastal Engineering and Sciences 2019 (ICOSMaP),
2018 Beach morphology and sand characteristic at selected recreational beaches along northern region of Pahang coastline. In: Tropical Oceans and Marine Science Symposium (TOMSY 2018),
2018 Hydroelastic and hydrodynamic analysis of a uniform rigid and flexible barge using weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics (WCSPH). In: International Research Innovation, Invention & Solution Exposition (IRIISE 2018),
2014 An improved SPH method for wave generation in free surface flow simulations. In: The 5th UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference (MTPC 2014),
Book

2017 Application of optimal control in Vertical Weight Stabilizer (VWS) system for actual ship. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-705-7
Book Section

2020 Climate change and coastal defense in Malaysia: A review. In: Noor Publishing, ISBN: 978-620-2-79106-9, pp. 80-94
2020 Climate change and coastal defense in Malaysia: A review. In: Noor Publishing, ISBN: 978-620-2-79106-9, pp. 80-94
2015 Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method for modelling 2-dimensional free surface hydrodynamics. In: CRC Press, ISBN: 9781315685052, pp. 195-200