Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Low Jiun Hor


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Polymer Engineering), UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical - Polymer), UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Professional Engineer, 2022 to 2022 (National)
  • UK Engineering Council, Chartered Engineer, Since 2020 (International)
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Chartered Engineer, Since 2019 (International)
  • The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Associate member, Since 2014 (National)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Graduate Engineer, Since 2014 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Extraction
  • By-Product Utilisation
  • Polymerisation Process
  • Pulp And Paper
  • Composite Materials
  • Plastics
  • Adhesive,Coating And Ink
  • Thermoplastic
  • Polymer Composites
  • Bio-Polymers
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Polymer synthesis, Bio-composites, Fiber-based Products, Adhesives Materials, Coating Materials, Hand-made Papers, Tannin and Lignin Extraction, Tannin and Lignin-based Products, Material Characterization.
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Engineering Mathematics II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2019)
  • Gas Processing and Liquefaction, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2019)
  • Renewable and Alternative Energies, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2019)
  • Engineering Mathematics III, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Renewable and Alternative Energies, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Engineering Mathematics II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Engineering Mathematics II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Gas Processing and Liquefaction, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Renewable and Alternative Energies, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Renewable and Alternative Energies, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Fundamental of Polymer Science, Bachelor Degree, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) (01/2017)
  • Engineering Mathematics III, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2020
  • Low, J. H., Jusoh@Taib, E. R., Wan Abdul Rahman, W. A., & Wong, S. (2019). Biomaterial Based Polymer Composites: Properties and Characterization. In S. H. Che Man & N. Baharulrazi (Eds.), Physicochemical properties of pineapple leaf fibres as textile material: effect of graft copolymerization of acrylonitrile. Johor Bahru; Penerbit UTM.
  • Wan Omar, N. A., Ghazali S. K., J. H., & Wan Abd Rahman, W. A. (2019). Characterization of biodegradable corn starch/LDPE composite using maleic anhydride as compatibilizer. In S. H. Che Man & N. Baharulrazi (Eds.), Biomaterial based polymer composites: properties and characterization (pp. 43-54). Johor Bahru: UTM Penerbit Press.
  • Ghazali S. K., Lee, S. L., Low, J. H., & Wan Abd Rahman, W. A. (2019). Properties of different composition of polyvinyl alcohol / sago waste biocomposite by extrusion processing. In S. H. Che Man & N. Baharulrazi (Eds.), Biomaterial based polymer composites: properties and characterization (pp. 11-24). Johor Bahru: UTM Penerbit Press.
2019
  • Beh, J.H.; Lai, J. C.; Lim, T. H. & Low, J. H. (2019). Synthesis and characterization of lithium iron phosphate nanowires from sago pith cellulose nanofibril aerogel. In R. Fangueiro (Ed), Smart sustainable solutions (pp. 154-155). Guimarães: TecMinho - Associação Universidade-Empresa para o Desenvolvimento.
2017
  • Jiun Hor Low, & Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman (2017). Plant fibers: renewable reinforcing filler in polyolefin bio-composites. In Ryszard Michal Kozlowski & Malgorzata Muzyczek (Eds.), Natural fibers: properties, mechanical behavior, functionalization and applications (pp. 303-324). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
2015
  • Wan Abdul Rahman, W. A.; Jusoh@Taib, E. R.; Low, J. H. & Mokeramin, M. (2015). Kopolimerisasi pencangkokkan akrilonitril pada serat daun nanas untuk kegunaan bahan tekstil. In Lembaga Perindustrian Nanas Malaysia (Ed), Seminar industri nanas 2015 "memperkasakan industri nanas negeri sarawak" (pp. 33). Kuching: Lembaga Perindustrian Nanas Malaysia.
Article in Journals
2021
  • Vaka, M., Walvekar, R., Khalid, M., Jagadish, P., Low, J.H. (2021). Corrosion, rheology, and thermal ageing behaviour of the eutectic salt-based graphene hybrid nanofluid for high-temperature TES applications, Journal of Molecular Liquids. 334(2021), 116156. (ISI-Indexed)
2020
  • Lim, H. P., Wan Abdul Rahman W. A., Low, J. H. (2020). Properties characterization of napier grass (Pennisetum Purpureum) as the non-wood substitution for natural fiber papermaking, Journal of Advanced Mechanical Engineering Applications. 1(1), 27-35.
2019
  • Pang MM, Koay SC, Low JH, Buys YF, Tshai KY (2019) Study on the plasticiser type for biobased microcrystalline cellulose filled polylactic acid composite. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 458 (1), 012004. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Low, J. H., Lee, Z. X., Yoon, L. W., Pang, M. M., Wong, S. (2018). Exploration of tree pruning waste for papermaking, AIP Conference Proceedings. 2137(1), 020008-1 - 020008-6. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pang, M. M., Aaron, Y., Koay, S. C., Low, J. H., Choo, H. L. Tshai, K. Y. (2019). Soil burial, hygrothermal and morphology of durian skin fiber filled polylactic acid biocomposites, Advances in Environmental Biology. 13(3), 21-25. (ERA Indexed)
     
2018
  • Syieluing Wong, YuhanLim, Norzita Ngadi, Ramli Mat, Onn Hassan, Ibrahim M. Inuwa, Nurul Balqis Mohamed, Jiun Hor Low (2018). Removal of acetaminophen by activated carbon synthesized from spent tea leaves: equilibrium, kinetics and thermodynamics studies, Powder Technology. 338, 878-886. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pang, M. M., Koay, S. C., Low, J. H., Buys, Y. F., Tshai, K. Y. (2018). Study on the plasticiser type for biobased microcrystalline cellulose filled polylactic acid composite, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 458, 1-6. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Jiun Hor Low, Nurnadia Andenan, Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman (2018). The Influence of Crosslink Chemicals on the Mechanical Strength and Water Absorption of Rice Straw-based Green Composites , Journal of Natural Fibers. 15, 122-130. (ISI-Indexed)
  • S. Sarah, W.A.W.A. Rahman, R.A. Majid, W.J. Yahya, N. Adrus, A.K.Hasannuddin, J.H.Low (2017). Optimization of pineapple leaf fibre extraction methods and their biodegradabilities for soil cover application, Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 1-11. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jiun Hor Low, Taravat Ghanbari, Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman, Rohah A. Majid (2018). Preparation and characterization of kenaf papers reinforced with tapioca starch: physicomechanical and morphological properties, Journal of Natural Fibers. 15(2), 191-203. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rohah A. Majid, Zurina Mohamad, Rafidah Rusman, Ainur A. Zulkornain, Nurshaleeza A. Halim, Mohammad Abdullah, Jiun H. Low (2018). Development of tea waste/kapok fiber composite paper, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 63, 457-462. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2017
  • Jiun Hor Low, Nurnadia Andenan, Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman, Rafidah Rusman, Rohah A. Majid (2017). Evaluation of rice straw as natural filler for injection molded HDPE bio-composite materials. 56, 1081-1086. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Rafidah Rusman, Rohah A. Majid, Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman, Jiun Hor Low (2017). Carboxymethyl cassava starch/polyurethane dispersion blend as surface sizing agent, Chemical Engineering Transactions. 56, 1171-1176. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2015
  • Jiun Hor Low, Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman, Jamarosliza Jamaluddin (2015). The influence of extraction parameters on spent coffee grounds as a renewable tannin resource, Journal of Cleaner Production. 101, 222-228. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jiun Hor Low, Wan Aizan Wan Abdul Rahman, Jamarosliza Jamaluddin (2015). Structural elucidation of tannins of spent coffee grounds by CP-MAS 13C NMR and MALDI-TOF MS, Industrial Crops and Products. 69, 456-461. (ISI-Indexed)
Article in Proceeding
2018
  • Shi Min Lee, Jiun Hor Low (2018), Preparation and Characterization of Rice Straw-based Handmade, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 11th Eureca 2018, pg 8
  • Qi Yuan Ng, Jiun Hor Low (2018) Preparation and Evaluation of Lignin Filled Waterborne Polyurethane BioComposite Films: Tensile Properties, Density, Thermal Stability and Surface Morphology, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 11th Eureca 2018, pg 16
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Insights into mechanism of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) synthesis from crude glycerol: dynamics of microbial community, characterization of PHA and kinetic study, Co-researcher, 2019 to 2023 (National)
  • Composition Dependence Study of Thermoelectric Properties in Doped CuFe2O4 and Ni(x)Zn(1-x)Fe2O4 for Waste Energy Harvesting, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Investigation of Synergistic Effect of Lignin and Waterborne Polyurethane on the Physico-Chemical and Mechanical Properties of Eco-Friendly Coating Films, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Investigation of Synergistic Effect of Lignin and Waterborne Polyurethane on the Physico-chemical and Mechanical Properties of Eco-Friendly Coating Films, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Composition dependence study of thermoelectric properties in doped CuFe2O4 and Ni(x)Zn(1-x)Fe2O4 for waste energy harvesting, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Synthesis of Lithium Iron Phosphate Nanowires via Coating of Cellulose Nanofibril From Sago Pith Waste , Co-researcher, 2016 to 2019 (National)
  • Development of Agro-based Fibres as Dual Functional Polymer Resin for Green Adhesive & Coating Applications, Co-researcher, 2016 to 2017 (Private)
  • Preparation and Characterization of Pineapple Leaf Lignin and Coffee Residue Tannin as Eco-Friendly Wood Adhesives., Co-researcher, 2013 to 2017 (National)
EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Judge cum Reviewer for Regional Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Conference (RCEUC) 2020, 2020 to 2020 (Judge cum Reviewer )
  • Peer-Reviewer for Sains Malaysiana , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-Reviewer for DEStech Transactions on Engineering and Technology Research , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-Reviewer for Regional Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Conference (Rceuc) 2020, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for Scopus-indexed journal - Jurnal Teknologi, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for Scopus-indexed journal - Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for Scopus-indexed journal - Sains Malaysiana, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Judge cum Reviewer for the 13th International Engineering Research Conference / SU19, 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for Scopus-indexed journal - Journal of Thermal Engineering, 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Judge for the 12th International Engineering Research Conference, 2019 to 2019 ( 12th International Engineering Research Conference)
  • Peer-reviewer for the journal article (Manuscript ID 048) that submitted to the ISI-indexed journal - Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for the ISI-indexed journal - Food Chemistry, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Judge for the 10th EURECA Research Conference (Presentation session and poster session)., 2018 to 2018 (10th EURECA Research Conference)
  • Peer-reviewer for the ISI-indexed journal - Desalination and Water Treatment, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for the journal article (Manuscript ID 078) that submitted to the ISI-indexed journal - Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for Scopus-indexed journal - IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES), 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for the journal article (Manuscript ID 081) that submitted to the ISI-indexed journal - Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for the ISI-indexed journal - Separation Science and Technology, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Peer-reviewer for the journal article (Manuscript ID 063) that submitted to the ISI-indexed journal - Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Judge for the Competition - Speak Out for Engineering Taylor's University., 2018 to 2018 (Competition - Speak Out for Engineering Taylor's University)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
COMPLETED
  • SYNTHESIS, OPTIMIZATION, AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HYBRID NANOFLUIDS FOR POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS OF THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE, MAHESH VAKA  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Evaluation of Rice Straw as Natural Filler for Injection Molded HDPE Bio-composite Materials , The 9th Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering (RCChE 2016), 21/11/2016 to 22/11/2016, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), in collaboration with the Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)  (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Gold Award - PECIPTA 2017, Exhibition/Invention, Ministry of Higher Education, 2017 (Research Invention/Innovation)
  • Silver Award International Invention, Innovation & Design (IIID) Johor 2017, Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), 2017 (Research Invention/Innovation)
  • Silver Award Bioeconomy Innovation Awards 2016, Exhibition/Invention, Ministry of Higher Education, 2016 (Research Invention/Innovation)
  • Winner (Presenter) of Bio-Pitch (BioEconomy Innovation Awards 2016) , Exhibition/Invention, Ministry of Higher Education, 2016 (Winner of Bio-Pitch 2016)
  • Silver Award 18th Industrial Art & Technology Exhibition (INATEX) , Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2016 (Research Invention/Innovation)
  • Best PhD Award 56th Convocation Ceremony UTM , Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2016 (Best PhD Award)
  • Silver Award - 17th Industrial Art & Technology Exhibition (INATEX) , Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2015 (Research Invention/Innovation)
  • Dean's Award , Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2012 (Academic Award (Bachelor's Degree))
  • Winner (Most Sustainable Design) - Chemical Engineering Design UTM., Competition, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2012 (Creativity)
EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Research Fellow - Biopolymer Research Group, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020 (National)
  • Research Fellow - Biopolymer Research Group, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019 (National)
  • Research Fellow - Biopolymer Research Group, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018 (National)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 01/07/2016 to 30/06/2017 (University)
ACADEMIC/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION
(Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • 2020 International Conference on Mechanics, Civil and Materials Engineering (MCME2020), 2020 International Conference on Mechanics, Civil and Materials Engineering (MCME2020), 2020 to 2020 (Committee Member)
  • The 6th International Conference on Low Carbon Asia and Beyond (ICLCA 20), School of Environmental Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CHINA. , 2020 to 2020 (Committee Member)
  • 13th International Engineering Research Conference / SU19, School of Engineering, Taylor's University, 2019 to 2019 (Committee Member)
  • 12th International Engineering Research Conference, Taylor's University, School of Engineering, 2019 to 2019 (Manager)
  • 5th International Conference on Materials Processing and Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, AEIC Academic Exchange Information Center, 2019 to 2019 (Committee Member)
  • Session Chair of 10th EURECA Research Conference, School of Engineering, Taylor's University, 2018 to 2018 (Chairman)
  • 9th EURECA Research Conference, School of Engineering, Taylor's University, 2017 to 2017 (Committee Member)
  • The 9th AUN/SEED-NET Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2016 to 2016 (Committee Member)