Amal A.M. Elgharbawy
Assistant Professor

  • IIUM Gombak Campus
  • amalgh@iium.edu.my
  • 6496

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Research Interests and Experiences Conversion of industrial crops to useful products including enzymes and biofuels Chemistry, biochemistry, and analysis of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and others Green solvents, Ionic liquids and Deep Eutectic Solvents and applications Microbial enzymes production and Fermentation Technology Enzymatic hydrolysis, assays, purification and kinetics Conferences 1- Amal Elgharbawy (2012), Lipase production from palm kernel cake using Candida cylindracea by solid-state bioconversion. Malaysian Sciences and Technology Con ... show more

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) - Doctor of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Biotechnology Engineering) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Science in Biochemistry - Bachelor Degree, University of King Abdul Aziz
  • 2019 - 2020 , Eyma TEF
  • 2019 - 2020 Member, Malaysian Society of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • 2019 - 2020 Member, Society for Conservation Biology
  • 2020 - 2020 , PLOS
  • 2020 - 2020 ,
In Progress
2018 - Present Green Approach for Halal Nanoemulsions Production Using Deep Eutectic Solvents on Fish By-Products
23 September 2019 Bronze Medal. The International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA) 2019 - International level.
23 September 2019 Pecipta 2019. Pecipta 2019 - National level.
05 September 2019 Melaka International Innovation Expo 2019. Others - National level.
03 Mei 2019 Gold Medal. ITEX19 - National level.
23 Februari 2019 Gold Medal. Malaysia Technology Expo- MTE 2019 - National level.
2019 High yield of second-generation ethanol in an ionic liquid-cellulase integrated system for single-step processing of empty fruit bunch. Biofuels , 2019 pp.1-13
2019 Natural deep eutectic solvent-assisted pectin extraction from pomelo peel using sonoreactor: experimental optimization approach. Processes , 7 (7) pp.1-19
2019 Nanoemulsions: factory for food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics. Processes , 7 (9) pp.1-34
2019 Optimisation of browning index of Maillard reaction in gelatine powder by response surface methodology (RSM) for halal authentication. Food Research , 3 (5) pp.525-529
2019 Hydrolysis kinetics of oil palm empty fruit bunch in ionic liquids and cellulase integrated system. International Journal of Chemistry , 11 (2) pp.95
2019 Screening of suitable ionic liquids as green solvents for extraction of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) from microalgae biomass using COSMO-RS model. Molecules , 24 (4) pp.1-18
2018 Ionic liquids as a potential solvent for lipase-catalysed reactions: a review. Journal of Molecular Liquids , 251 pp.150-166
2018 Factors affecting the in-situ hydrolysis of empty fruit bunches in ionic liquid compatible cellulase system. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences , 52 (1) pp.23-32
2018 Chemical and structural changes of pretreated empty fruit bunch (EFB) in ionic liquid-cellulase compatible system for fermentability to bioethanol. 3 Biotech , 8 (5) pp.1-15
2016 Evaluation of several ionic liquids for in situ hydrolysis of empty fruit bunches by locally-produced cellulase. 3 Biotech , 6 (2) pp.1-15
2016 Ionic liquid pretreatment as emerging approaches for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass. Biochemical Engineering Journal , 109 pp.252-267
2016 Screening of factors affecting the enzymatic hydrolysis of empty fruit bunches in aqueous ionic liquid and locally produced cellulase system. International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering , 10 (7) pp.843-847
2016 Characterization of low-cost lipase by solid-state fermentation of palm kernel cake using candida cylindracea. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences , 11 (1) pp.319-326

Conference or Workshop Item

2019 The Importance of implementing good aquaculture practices based on the analysis of scientific and Islamic jurisprudence principles. In: Global Halal Sphere Conference 2019
2019 Ionic Liquids: A Tool for Halal Food Industry. In: Global Halal Sphere Conference 2019 (GloHaS 2019)
2019 Clean Extraction of Pectin from Fruit Peels. In: PECIPTA2019
2019 Formulation of fish oil nanoemulsions from fish-by-products. In: Melaka International Innovation Expo (MIX 2019) (4-6 September), Mudzaffar Hotel Melaka, Malaysia.
2019 Green solvents: tools for halal industry. In: INHART Seminar Series 4/2019
2018 Factors affecting the hydrolysis of empty fruit bunches in ionic liquid-compatible cellulase system. In: 5th International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE 2018)
2016 Evaluation of the ionic liquids for in-situ hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass by a locally-produced cellulase from Trichoderma reesei. In: 4th International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering 2016 (ICBioE 2016)
2015 Characterization of low-cost lipase by solid-state fermentation of palm kernel cake using Candida Cylindracea. In: International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering Research (IPCER) 2015


Book Section

2019 Ionic liquids as a green solvent for lipase-catalyzed reactions. In: Industrial applications of green solvents Materials Research Forum LLC . ISBN 978-1-64490-023-9 , pp.21-60
2019 Development of acid‐base‐enzyme pretreatment and hydrolysis of palm oil mill effluent for bioethanol production. In: Liquid Biofuel Production Scrivener Publishing . ISBN 978-1-119-45987-3 , pp.197-217