Keynote Speakers


Keynote Speaker 1

 

Professor Ts. Dr. Hanafi Ismail
Director of Innovation Centre and Consultation, Universiti Sains Malaysia.
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Profile

Ph.D. Polymer Engineering, Loughborough University of Technology, UK, 1994
B. Sc. (Hons) Chemical Process Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 1985

Professor Ts. Dr. Hanafi Ismail is currently Director of Innovation Centre and Consultation, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Fellow Academy of Science Malaysia (FASc) and ex-Dean School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering. Professor Hanafi won many awards mostly Innovation Awards. Professor Hanafi was listed as “ The Most Cited Researchers 2016 by Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in Chemical Engineering. In 2017, Prof Hanafi was selected as one of the Editorial Board for Polymer Testing (ISI, Elsevier) and J Rubber Research (ISI, Springer). Again in 2019, he was selected as Chief Editor for Progress in Rubber Plastic and Recycling Technology (SAGE), another ISI journal. At national level, he is also one of the Editorial Board for Journal of Physical Science (Scopus), International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (Scopus) and Journal of Electron Microscopy Malaysia. Prof. Hanafi is Fellow of Academy Science of Malaysia and Top Malaysian Scientist 2012.

Area of Expertise
  • Polymer Science and Engineering (Rubber, Plastic)
  • Rubber‐Rubber Blends, Rubber‐Plastic Blends, Plastic‐Plastic Blend.
  • Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE’s)
  • Polymer Recycling and Polymer Composites
Keynote Title: Development of Hybrid Fillers in Rubber Composites

 

Scopus Author Details
Citations 15940
h-index 59

 

Keynote Speaker 2

 

Professor Ts. Dr Muhd Zu Azhan Yahya
National Defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia
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Profile

Muhd Zu Azhan YAHYA is currently a Professor of Physics (Material Science) in the Department of Defence Science, Faculty of Defence Science & Technology, National Defence University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. He received his PhD in Advanced Materials from University of Malaya, in 2002. He has been appointed as a Fellow of the Malaysian Solid State Association (MASS) since 2010. He has published more than 150 articles (h-index of 17) in SCOPUS. His research interests are related to Materials for Batteries, Energy Storage and Computational Materials Science.

Area of Expertise
  • Materials for Batteries
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Energy Storage

 

 

Scopus Author Details
Citations 1304
h-index 17