Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Pang Ming Meng


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecture II, School of Engineering, Taylor's University, 01/01/2019 to present
  • Lecturer I, Faculty of Built Environment, Eng., Tech. & Design, 15/08/2013 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Phd in Polymer Engineering, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Chemical Instrumentation), UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical-Polymer), UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Chartered Engineer, 2019 to present (International)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Graduate Engineer, Since 2014 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Polymerisation Process (Biopolymers, polymer processing)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2019
  • LK Palniandy, LW Yoon, WY Wong, ST Yong, MM Pang (2019).Application of biochar derived from different types of biomass and treatment methods as a fuel source for direct carbon fuel cells. Energies, 12(13), 2477 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • M.C. Lee, S.C. Koay, M.Y. Chan, H.L. Choo, M.M. Pang, P.M. Chou, K.Y. Tshai (2019). Properties of poly (lactic acid)/durian husk fiber biocomposites: Effects of fiber content and processing aid, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, (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
  • Liew, V., Tshai, KY., Pang MM., Yap EH., Yong, LC., Koay, SC. (2018). Effect of expandable graphite on flammability, thermal and mechanical performance of palm empty fruit bunch fibre reinforced composite, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 13(7), 2211-2223. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Koay, S.C., Fahmy, N.M.Y., Chan, M.Y., Choo, H.L., Pang, M.M., Tshai, K.Y. (2018). Wood plastic composites made from corn husk fiber and recycled polystyrene foam, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology. 13(12). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Koay, SC., Varnesh, S., Chan, MY., Pang, MM., Chantara, TR., Tshai, KY., Cheah, KH. (2018). Wood plastic composites made from post-used polystyrene foam and agricultural waste, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, In Press.
     
2017
  • Koay SC, Chan MY, Pang MM, Tshai KY. Influence of filler loading and palm oil-based green coupling agent on torque rheological properties of polypropylene/cocoa pod husk composites. Adv Polym Technol. 2017;00:1–7. https://doi.org/10.1002/adv.21883
     
  • Chun K.S., Yeng C.M., Husseinsyah S., Pang M.M., Ismail A.(2017). Effect of eco-degradant on properties of low density polyethylene/corn stalk eco-composites. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 12(5), pp.1165-1177 (ISI-Indexed)
       
  • Chun, K.S., Chan, M.Y., Pang, M. M., Tshai, K. Y. (2017). Influence of filler loading and palm oil-based green coupling agent on torque rheological properties of polypropylene/cocoa pod husk composites. Advance in Polymer Technology. In Press
      
2015
  • Jeffrey, C. K. L.; Kumanan, A.; Pang, M. M.; Yong, L. C.; Sivakumar, S. (2015). SINTERING BEHAVIOR OF FORSTERITE WITH MANGANESE OXIDE AS DOPING AGENT. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 10, pp.1-7 (ISI-Indexed)
2014
  • Pang, M. M., Pun, M. Y. and Ishak, Z. A. Mohd. (2014), Thermal, mechanical, and morphological characterization of biobased thermoplastic starch from agricultural waste/polypropylene blends. Polym Eng Sci, 54: 1357–1365. doi:10.1002/pen.23684 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pang, M.-M., Pun, M.-Y. and Ishak, Z. A. Mohd. (2013), Degradation studies during water absorption, aerobic biodegradation, and soil burial of biobased thermoplastic starch from agricultural waste/polypropylene blends. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 129: 3656–3664. doi:10.1002/app.39123 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ngo W.L., Pang M.M., Yong L.C., Tshai K.Y. (2014). Mechanical properties of natural fibre (Kenaf, oil palm empty fruit bunch) reinforced polymer composites. Advances in Environmental Biology, 8(8 SPEC. ISSUE 3), pp.2742-2747 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2013
  • Pang, M.-M., Pun, M.-Y. and Ishak, Z. A. Mohd. (2013), Natural weathering studies of biobased thermoplastic starch from agricultural waste/polypropylene blends. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 129: 3237–3246. doi:10.1002/app.39054 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pang, M.-M., Pun, M.-Y. and Ishak, Z. A. Mohd. (2013), Degradation studies during water absorption, aerobic biodegradation, and soil burial of biobased thermoplastic starch from agricultural waste/polypropylene blends. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 129: 3656–3664. doi:10.1002/app.39123 (ISI-Indexed)
Article in Proceeding
2019
  • Low, J.H., Lee, Z. X., Yoon, L.W., Pang, M.M., Wong, S. (2019). Exploration of tree pruning waste for paper making, AIP Conference Proceedings 2137, 020008. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Nordin, N.M., Buys, Y.F., Anuar, H., Ani, M.H., Pang, M.M. (2019). Development of Conductive Polymer Composites from PLA/TPU Blends Filled with Graphene Nanoplatelets, Materials Today: Proceedings, 17(3), 500-507. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2018
  • Jia I. Ng, Ming M. Pang, Seong C. Koay, Tshai K. Y., Y. F. Buys (2018) Preparation and Characterization of Plastized Polylactic Acid Filled with Graphene, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 11th Eureca 2018, pg 15
  • Kim Ling Cheong, Ming Meng Pang, Seong Chun Koay, Kim Yeow Tshai, Fachmi Buys Yose (2018) Conductive Polymer Composite from Polylactic Acid Filled with Graphene, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 11th Eureca 2018, pg 3.
  • Kar Yan To, Ming Meng Pang, Jiun Hor Low, Seong Chun Koay, Yose Fachmi, Kim Yeow Tshai (2018) Preparation and Properties of Sea Clam Shell Filled Polylactic Acid Biocomposites, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 10th Eureca 2018, 238-249
  • 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)
     
  • Lee, M.C., Koay, S.C., Chan, M.Y., Pang, M.M. Chou, P.M., Tshai, K.Y. (2018). Preparation and characterization of durian husk fiber filled polylactic acid biocomposites, MATEC Web of Conferences 152, 02007 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2017
  • Nur, M. Y. F. I., Koay, S.C., Pang, M.M. , Albert, T. (2017). Preparation and Characterisation of Plastic Wood Composites from Recycled Polystyrene Foam and Corn Husk Fiber, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 8th eureca 2017, 494-505.
  • Lee, K. W., Pang, M.M., Koay, S.C., Albert, T. (2017). Degradation studies of corn husk-filled polylactic acid composites, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 8th eureca 2017. 104-116.
  • Aaron, Y. W. Y., Pang, M.M., Koay, S.C. , Albert, T. (2017). Degradation Studies of Durian Husk-filled Polyactic Acid Composites: Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 8th eureca 2017 (1-10).
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Investigation of Synergistic Effect of Lignin and Waterborne Polyurethane on the Physico-chemical and Mechanical Properties of Eco-Friendly Coating Films, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Preparation and characterisations of biobased conductive polymer composite for packaging application, Project Leader, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • Preparation and characterisations of agricultural waste filled polylactic acid biocomposites for biodegradable disposable plastic product, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • Preparation and characterization of bio-based agricultural waste/polylactic acid blends for thermoforming application, Project Leader, 2013 to 2014 (Taylor's University)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Study on the Plasticiser Type for Biobased Microcrystalline Cellulose Filled Polylactic Acid Composite, International Conference on Process Engineering & Advanced Materials (ICPEAM2018), 13/08/2018 to 15/08/2018, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (International)
  • Degradation Studies of Corn Husk-filled Polylactic Acid Composites, International Engineering Research Conference - 8th Eureca 2017, 12/07/2017 to 12/07/2017, School of Engineering (National)
  • Preparation and Characterisation of Plastic Wood Composites from Recycled Polystyrene Foam and Corn Husk Fiber, International Engineering Research Conference - 8th Eureca 2017, 12/07/2017 to 12/07/2017, Taylor's University (National)
  • Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibre (Kenaf, Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch) Reinforced Polymer Composites, 2014 Conference of Plastic, Rubber and Composites, 20/06/2014 to 21/06/2014, 2013 Conference of Plastic, Rubber and Composites 9https://conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=128871) (National)
OTHERS
  • Preparation and Properties of Sea Clam Shell Filled Polylactic Acid Biocomposites, 10th EURECA conference, 27/06/2018 to 27/06/2018, School of Engineering (National)
  • Degradation Studies of Durian Husk-filled Polyactic Acid Composites, International Engineering Research Conference - 8th Eureca 2017, 12/07/2017 to 12/07/2017, School of Engineering (International)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • e-Repository Training (SoE only), Research, 01/06/2017 to 01/06/2017
  • Presidential Address by President of IMeche (SoE), Research, 07/02/2017 to 07/02/2017
  • PRO II Simulation Training (SoE only), Research, 14/01/2017 to 15/01/2017