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Assistant professor of Chemical and Process Engineering

Dr Muhammad Saifullah Abu Bakar
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Process Engineering

Director of Studies for Office of Assistant Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)


Staff Room 3, CG-11, Ground Floor, Block C, Integrated Sciences Building


Education/Professional Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, Aston University, United Kingdom (2014)
  • MSc in Chemical Process Technology (with Polymer Processing), Aston University (2009)
  • B.Eng in Chemical Engineering, Aston University (2008)

Teaching Areas

Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry for Engineers,
Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion,
Chemical Process Design and Analysis,
Project Management,
Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Current Research Activities

Biorefinery concept: Valorisation of biomass and wastes to value-added products
Catalytic thermochemical conversion of biomass via pyrolysis and gasification
Bio-oil, biochar and syngas characterisation for various applications
IoT applications in Agriculture and Energy

Recent Publications

Future Projects

Research Profile (UBD expert):

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy
  • Catalysis
  • Biomass, Biofuel and Bioenergy Technologies;
  • Smart Farming
  • Solar Thermal to Energy
  • IoT applications (e.g. gases and chemicals; algae cultivation; agriculture)