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Muhammad Hanafi Bin Azami

Academic Qualification

  • Aerospace Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cranfield

Muhammad Hanafi Bin Azami (Ts. Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ENGINEERING


hanafiazami@iium.edu.my
4472


Expert Profile


He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kulliyyah of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Before becoming an academic staff in 2017, he was a Ph.D Researcher in Centre for Propulsion, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He was awarded MSc (Mechanical Engineering-Aerospace) and B.Eng (Aerospace Engineering) in IIUM. His research focus area in aerospace propulsion technologies includes pressure gained combustor, performance and emissions of aero-gas turbines, alternative fuels, hybrid rocket technology, and optimization. He was granted a Malaysian Government scholarship (SLAI/SLAI) for high educational studies. He has published in reputable journals and presented technical papers in many international conferences. He is a graduate member of the Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM), a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and holds Student-to-Professional membership at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He holds a Professional Technologist (Aerospace and Aviation Technology) under the Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT). He is an affiliate member of Young Scientist Network-Academy Science Malaysia since 2018. He has several industrial projects with industries and has become a consultant with Lestari Aero Sdn Bhd. He is also a Research Fellow in High Energy Material Research Laboratory, UiTM.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Mechanical Engineering ~ Combustion and Fuels
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Aerospace ~ Rocketry
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Energy Technology ~ Biomass Energy Technology (Including Biogas and Biofuel)
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Aerospace ~ Aircraft Performance - aerospace


Professional Membership


  • 2013: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Board of Engineers Malaysia
  • 2018 - 2024: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Affiliate Member), Young Scientist Network Malaysia - Akademi Sains Malaysia
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (GLOBAL NETWORK REPRESENTATIVE FOR MEC), International Islamic University Malaysia
  • 2019 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (ENGINIUS ADVISOR- INVENTION BEREAU), International Islamic University Malaysia
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Technologist), Malaysia Board of Technologist
  • 2021 - 2055: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime Member), Persatuan Saintis Muslim Malaysia
  • 2021 - 2022: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2022 - 2023: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Professional Member), Aerospace Society Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


AEROSPACE ENGINEERING LAB 1 2022/2023
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING LAB I 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING LAB II 2017/2018
ENGINEERING INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2022/2023 2021/2022
EXPERIMENTAL AERODYNAMICS 2017/2018
PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
PROJECT II 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
RENEWABLE ENERGY 2018/2019
ROCKET PROPULSION 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
STATICS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
THERMAL SCIENCE 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
THERMAL SCIENCES 2022/2023 2021/2022 2017/2018
THERMOFLUID ENGINEERING 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2022 Investigation Of Thermodynamic Cycle And Propulsive Performance Of Pulse Detonation Engine Utilizing Alternative Fuels
2017 - 2019 Active Control of Base Flows and the control Effectiveness
2017 - 2019 INVESTIGATION OF THREE-SHAFT HIGH-BYPASS-RATIO ENGINE PERFORMANCE AND EMISSION PREDICTION USING ALTERNATIVE FUELS
On-Going
2022 - Present Bengkel Merekabentuk & Mencetak Prototaip Roket Menggunakan 3D Printer
2021 - Present DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF SMOKEY SAM PROTOTYPE (TRL-6) - STAR (X)
2021 - Present Effect of Energetic Particles on Graphite Nozzle Erosion in Hybrid Rocket Motor
2021 - Present INVESTIGATION OF REGRESSION RATE ENHANCEMENT IN HYBRID ROCKET MOTOR UTILIZING HIGH ENTROPY ALLOYS ENERGETIC ADDITIVES
2019 - Present UNRAVELLING CATALYTIC MECHANISM OF HIGH ENTROPY ALLOYS (HEAs) FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT AZO DYE REMOVAL IN FENTON REACTION
2018 - Present Systematic studies on the stability and thermo-physical properties of CNT and Graphene nanofluids


Publications


Article

2022 Effect of color contrast to the accuracy of SSD-MobileNetV2. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 10 (3) pp. 18-21
2022 James Webb space telescope - mencerap permulaan alam semesta. Risalah Falak, 14 () pp. 3-5
2022 Lucy - si pengembara asteroid Trojan. Risalah Falak, 14 () pp. 6-7
2022 Metals and alloys additives as enhancer for rocket propulsion: a review. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 90 (1) pp. 1-9
2022 Modelling of hybrid rocket flow-fields with computational fluid dynamics. CFD Letters, 3 (14) pp. 53-67
2022 Thrust chamber dynamic and propulsive performance of biofuels under detonation combustion. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 92 (2) pp. 71-93
2021 A study on performance and emission characteristics of diesel engine using Ricinus Communis (Castor Oil) Ethyl Esters. Energies, 14 (4320) pp. 1-19
2021 Effect of non-conjugate and conjugate condition on heat transfer from the battery pack. Alexandria Engineering Journal, 60 () pp. 1-15
2021 Flow behaviour assessment of Smokey SAM rocket prototype. CFD Letters, 13 (9) pp. 42-56
2021 Internal flow dynamics and performance of pulse detonation engine with alternative fuels. Energy, 237 () pp. 1-10
2021 Jasad di bumi, minda di angkasa. e-estidotmy, 14 December 2021 () pp. 1-7
2021 Penerokaan angkasa lepas buka potensi teknologi aras tinggi. Berita Harian: Rencana, 24 September 2021 () pp. 10-10
2021 Potensi industri getah dalam pembangunan teknologi aeroangkasa. Berita Harian, 19 April 2021 () pp. 12
2021 Response surface analysis of nozzle parameters at supersonic flow through microjets. Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 19 (3) pp. 1-16
2020 Effects of different types of primary pterygium on changes in oculovisual function = Jenis pterigium primari dan kesannya pada perubahan fungsi okulovisual). Sains Malaysiana, 49 (2) pp. 383-388
2020 Maximum temperature analysis in a Li-ion battery pack cooled by different fluids. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 141 (6) pp. 2555-2571
2020 Nusselt number analysis from a battery pack cooled by different fluids and multiple back-propagation modelling using feed-forward networks. International Journal of Thermal Science, () pp. 1-20
2020 Optimization and analysis of maximum temperature in a battery pack affected by low to high Prandtl number coolants using response surface methodology and particle swarm optimization algorithm. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, () pp.
2020 Thermophysical behaviour of biofuel under detonation combustion. Journal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation, 52 (1) pp. 63-82
2019 Challenges and solutions for using liquid fuels in aviation industry. International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), 8 (2s2) pp. 288-290
2019 Experimental research of wall pressure distribution and effect of micro jet at Mach 1.5. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), 8 (2S3) pp. 1000-1003
2019 Inspection of supersonic flows in a CD nozzle using experimental method. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), 8 (2S3) pp. 996-999
2019 Modelling of a three-shaft high-bypass-ratio engine performance and emission prediction using hydrogen fuels. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), 8 (6S3) pp. 484-490
2019 Performance and emission trade-off assessment for aero-gas turbine engine. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), 7 (6S) pp. 270-276
2019 Study of feasibility of pulse detonation engine powered by alternative fuels. International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), 8 (2S2) pp. 291-296
2018 Measurement of contrast sensitivity using the M&S smart system II compared with the standard Pelli–Robson chart in patients with primary pterygium. Makara Journal of Health Research, 22 (3) pp. 167-171
2017 Comparative study of alternative biofuels on aircraft engine performance. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 231 (8) pp. 1509-1521
2017 Comparison of aircraft engine performance and emission analysis using alternative fuels. International Journal of Sustainable Aviation, 3 (1) pp. 43-63
2017 Pulse detonation assessment for alternative fuels. Energies, 10 (3) pp. 369-1
2016 Modelling of spray evaporation and penetration for alternative fuels. Fuel, 180 () pp. 514-520
2014 Effect of varying design options on the transient behavior of a hybrid rocket motor. Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management, 6 (1) pp. 69-82
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Aerodynamic assessment and development of Smokey SAM Prototype (TRL-6). In: 5th International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering 2021 (ICMAAE'21),
2021 Ballistic test investigation of hybrid rocket motor utilizing stearic acid biofuel with energetic additives for regression rate enhancement. In: 6th International Conference on Green Design and Manufacture 2020, IConGDM 2020,
2021 Numerical analyses for regression rate solid fuel doped with high entropy alloys in hybrid rocket motor. In: International Seminar on Aeronautics and Energy 2021 (ISAE 2021),
2019 Investigation of aircraft engine performance utilizing various alternative fuels. In: Southeast Asia Workshop on Aerospace Engineering (SAWAE 2019),
2019 Modelling the performance and emission prediction of RB211 aero-gas turbine engine fuelled by Jatropha-based biofuel. In: 4th International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE 2018),
2019 Modelling the performance of aero-gas turbine engine using algae-based biofuel with emission prediction. In: 4th International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE 2018),
2016 Comparative analysis of alternative fuels in detonation combustion. In: 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference,
Monograph

2019 Investigation of three-shaft high-bypass-ratio engine performance and emission prediction using alternative fuels. In: ,