Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Phang Siew Wei


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Programme Director, Programme of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, Faculty of Built Environment, Eng., Tech. & Design, 01/08/2016 to present
  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Built Environment, Eng., Tech. & Design, 29/01/2013 to present
  • Academic Integrity Officer, School of Engineering, Faculty of Built Environment, Eng., Tech. & Design, 01/08/2013 to 31/07/2016
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, Malaysia
  • Master of Engineering in Manufacturing, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Engineering ( Hons) in Chemical Engineering, UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • PGCHeTL, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Senior member, 2020 to 2021 (International)
  • The Institutions of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) - Chemical Engineering Technical Division (CETD), Committee member, 2019 to 2021 (National)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Professional Engineer, Since 2019 (National)
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) , Chartered Engineer, Since 2015 (International)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Biomaterials Engineering (Tissue Engineering)
  • Polymerisation Process (Biopolymer processing)
  • Controlled Released Technology
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Polymer composite materials with bio-Hydroxyapatite (HAp) from Fish Bone
  • Starch Derivative Biopolymer composite
  • Hydrogel Controlled Released Technology with Starch - Alginate Beads
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2019
  • Phang S.W., Amouzad Mahdiraji G., Wan Y.K., Chung E.C.Y., Hajibeigy M.T. (2019) Capstone Project at Taylor’s University School of Engineering. In: Amouzad Mahdiraji G., Chung E., Namasivayam S., Hosseini Fouladi M. (eds) Engineering Grand Challenges in Scholar Programs. Springer, Singapore
Article in Journals
2018
  • Phang, S. W.; Sin, L. T.; Bee, S.-T.; Low, J. Y.; and Tee, T.-T. (2018). Release Behaviour Study on Controlled-Release Phosphorous Fertilizer Encapsulated by Starch-Alginate Superabsorbent Composite. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 7th EURECA 2016 special Issue July (2018), 82–94. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Zairin, D. A., & Phang, S. W. (2018). Temperature Effect on Natural Hydroxyapatite Obtained from Fish Bones for Bone Tissue Engineering. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, (8th EURECA 2017 Special Issue August), 39–51 (ISI-Indexed)
     
2016
  • Ahamed F., Phang S.W., Sin L.T. (2016). Mechanical behaviour of thermoplastic starch/montmorillonite/alumina trihydrate nanocomposites. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 11(9), pp.1344-1359 (ISI-Indexed)
2014
  • Tin Sin Lee, Soo Tueen Bee, Rui Ren Ang, Tiam Ting Tee, Siew-Wei Phang (2014). Interaction simulation and experimental physico-mechanical analysis of distinct polarity blends of polyethylene and polyvinyl alcohol. Journal of Polymer Engineering. Volume 35, Issue 5, Pages 423–435. DOI: 10.1515/polyeng-2014-0232 (ISI-Indexed)
     
Article in Proceeding
2022
  • Nadelyn Perrira, Anis Suhaila Shuib, Siew Wei Phang and Ahmad Sobri Muda(2022) J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 2222 012016 (ISI-Indexed)
2021
  • Hooi, M. T., Phang, S. W., Yow, H. Y., David, E., Kim, N. X., & Choo, H. L. (2021, December). FTIR spectroscopy characterization and critical comparison of poly (vinyl) alcohol and natural hydroxyapatite derived from fish bone composite for bone-scaffold. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 2120, No. 1, p. 012004). IOP Publishing. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2020
  • Phang, S. W., Sin, L. T., Bee, S. T., & Tee, T. T. (2020, May). Release kinetic model of nitrogen released encapsulated in starch-alginate controlled released urea: Diffusion and its decay release. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2233, No. 1, p. 040006). AIP Publishing LLC. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Chan, W. B., Phang, S. W., & Yoon, L. W. (2020, May). Thermal and biodegradability study for garden waste cellulose fibre in thermoplastic starch composite. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2233, No. 1, p. 040001). AIP Publishing LLC. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Nadarajan, V., Phang, S. W., & Choo, H. L. (2020). Fabrication of 3D-printed bone scaffold of natural hydroxyapatite from fish bones in polylactic acid composite. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2233(1). https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0001497 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2019
  • Song, S. C. S., Phang, S. W., & Yap, W. H. (2019). Bioactivity evaluation of bio-hydroxyapatite derived from Spanish mackerel in composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. In Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 12th EURECA 2019 AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2137, pp. 20015-1–10). AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5120991 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Selena Hwei Ying Ng, Anis Suhaila Shuib, Siew Wei Phang, Muhammad Izzat Ahmad Sabri, Ahmad Sobri Muda. (2019).Development of blood mimicking fluid suspension using polymer particles. AIP Conference Proceedings 2137, 020012. (ISI-Indexed)
     
2018
  • Yow, H. Y., & Phang, S. W. (2018). Microstructure Characterisation and Mechanical Properties Study for PVA-Hydroxyapatite Composite Derived from Mackerel Fish Bone. In International Engineering Research Conference (11th eureca)
     
  • Edmund, D., & Phang, S. W. (2018). Preparation of polyvinyl alcohol with natural hydroxyapatite from Wolf Herring fish bone as bio composite nanomaterial. In International Engineering Research Conference (11th eureca)
     
  • Choon Z.S., Phang, S.W., (2018) Biodegradability Study of Starch Derivative Control-Released Urea, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 10th Eureca 2018, 30-38.
  • Anis R. Abdul A., and Phang S.W. , (2018) Degradability Study of Controlled - Release Phosphorus Hydrogel, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 10th Eureca 2018, 15-29.
  • Loong Than, Siew Wei Phang, Kim Nam Ho (2018). Coagulant Dipping Time and Temperature Optimisation for Latex Glove Uneven Coating Investigation. MATEC Web of Conferences 152, 01013 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Kai Yang Tan, Siew Wei Phang, Chee Kin Phang, Jing Lang Choh (2018).Preliminary Study on Effect of Chemical Composition Alteration on Elastic Recovery and Stress Recovery of Nitrile Gloves. MATEC Web of Conferences 152, 01011 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2017
  • Tiam-Ting Tee, Tin-Sin Lee, Soon-Tueen Bee, Wei-Ming Chew, Siew-Wei Phang (2017). Effects of nano-zinc oxides on the crosslinking of Nitrile Rubber. In 25th POLYCHAR 2017, World Forum on Advanced Materials, October 9-13. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Mark Leong Tin Wai, Viknesh Andiappan, Eunice Phang Siew Wei (2017). Debottlenecking Biofuel Process Plants via Simulation-Based Tool. In The 8th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference, Jul 2017 (EURECA 2017).
  • Danial Aminin bin Zairin, Siew Wei Phang (2017). Temperature Effect on Natural Hydroxyapatite Obtained from Fish Bones for Bone Tissue Engineering. In The 8th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference, Jul 2017 (EURECA 2017).
2016
  • Woei Jiunn Tee, Siew Wei Phang, Tin Sin Lee (2016). Urea Release Rate Study in Starch-Derivative–Alginate Based Formulation. In The 6th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference, July 2016 (EURECA 2016).
  • Tiam-Ting Tee, Tin-Sin Lee, Soo-Tueen Bee, Kai-Fai Leong, Chong-Yu Low, Qinghong Fang, Siew-Wei Phang (2016). Effects of Nano-Montmorillonite(MMT) on the Mechanical Properties of Natural Rubber thin Film. The 24th Annual International Conference on Composites/ Nano Engineering (ICCE-24), 17-23 July 2016. Haikou, Hainan Island, China
  • Jia Yee Low, Siew Wei Phang (2016). Release Behaviour Study on Controlled-Release Phosphorous-Fertilizer Encapsulated by Starch-Alginate Superabsorbent Composite. In The 7th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference, Dec 2016 (EURECA 2016).
  • Ngu Chiew Ping, Siew Wei Phang (2016). Physical Properties Investigation on Controlled-Released N-Fertilizer Encapsulated by Alginate-Bentonite Nanocomposite Hydrogel. In The 7th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference, Dec 2016 (EURECA 2016).
2015
  • Y.M. Chan, S.W. Phang, L.T. Sin, S.T. Bee, T.T. Tee (2015). Preliminary study of mechanical properties in thermoplastic starch (TPS) / coffee-waste-derived fillers composites. In The 4th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2015).
     
  • J.W. Ho, S.W. Phang, L.T. Sin, S.T. Bee, T.T. Tee (2015). Mechanical properties investigation on thermoplastic starch (TPS) / Montmorillonite nano-clay (MMT) / Alumina trihydrate (ATH) nanocomposites film. In The 4th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2015).
     
  • S.N. Chan, S.W. Phang, L.T. Sin, S.T. Bee, T.T. Tee (2015). The thermal degradation effect on thermoplastic starch (TPS) / Montmorillonite nano-clay (MMT) / Alumina trihydrate (ATH) nanocomposite film. In The 4th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2015).
     
  • S.Y. Har, S.W. Phang, L.T. Sin, S.T. Bee, T.T. Tee (2015). Effect of starch content in controlled-released fertilizer on starch-derivative-alginate based formulation. In The 4th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2015).
  • S.L. Tang, S.W. Phang, L.T. Sin, S.T. Bee, T.T. Tee (2015). Release dynamic study for controlled-released fertilizer by starch-derivative-alginate based formulation. In The 4th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2015).
     
  • Tiam-Ting Tee, Tin-Sin Lee, Soo-Tueen Bee, Yan-Ling Choo, Chong-Yu Low, Siew-Wei Phang (2015). Effects of sodium hydroxide and sodium hypochlorite on properties of maleic anhydride compatibilized low density polyethylene/starch blends. APCChE 2015 Congress incorporating Chemeca 2015. 27 Sept – 01 Oct 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Kien-Sin Lim, Lee Tin Sin, Soo-Tueen Bee, Chong-Yu Low, Tiam-Ting Tee, Siew-Wei Phang (2015). Analysis of severe acidic degradation resulted by incompatibility of polystyrene and polyethylene. APCChE 2015 Congress incorporating Chemeca 2015. 27 Sept – 01 Oct 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Xin Ying Tan, Siew Wei Phang, Lee Tin Sin, Soo Tueen Bee (2015). Biodegradability Study of Controlled Released Fertilizer by starch-derivative alginate based Formulation. In The 5th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference, Dec 2015 (EURECA 2015).
2014
  • C.K. Thein, N.M. Razali , M.M. Shamel , S.W. Phang (2014). Optimization of plastic bag for algae growth. In The 2nd Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2014).
  • M.S. Khoo, S.W. Phang, T.S. Lee (2014). Degradation of low density polyethylene / starch blend in acid and base. In The 2nd Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2014).
2013
  • T.T. Tee, T.S. Lee, S.T. Bee, S.W. Phang, & C.F. Kok (2013). Rheological properties of polyvinyl alcohol filled with copper (II) Oxide. In Proceeding of the 13th National Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2013 (pp. 217–237). Polymer Engineering Technology Section.
  • S.W. Phang, T.T. Tee, L.T. Sin, S.T. Bee, & C.C. Lim (2013). Properties of polyvinyl alcohol / starch blend filled with carbon black. In Proceeding of the 13th National Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2013 (pp. 103–118). Polymer Engineering Technology Section.
  • Tiam-Ting Tee, Tin-Sin Lee, Soo-Tueen Bee, Yon-Kai Lye, Siew-Wei Phang, Yang Yu, Qinghong Fang ,Chong-Yu Low (2013). Effect of nano carbon black on rheology of epoxy. 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Incorporating 15th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress. August 18-23, 2013, Coex, Seoul, Korea
  • Tiam-Ting Tee, Tin-Sin Lee, Soo-Tueen Bee, Wei-Jun Lua, Chong-Yu Low, Qinghong Fang, Siew-Wei Phang (2013). Rheological and morphological properties of polyvinyl alcohol-carbon black composites. The 21st Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering ICCE-21. July 21-27, 2013, Tenerife, Spain.
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • A study of graphite nanosheet/nylon composite based on graphite nanosheets treated with supercritical water, Co-researcher, 2019 to 2021 (National)
  • Preparation and characterisation of polyvinyl alcohol with natural hydroxyapatite from fish bone as biocomposite nanomaterial, Project Leader, 2018 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Investigation of thermoplastic starch (TPS) compound with the addition of nano-clay and flame retardant fillers, Project Leader, 2013 to 2015 (Taylor's University)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
COMPLETED
  • AMMONIUM-BASED TERNARY DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENT COUPLED WITH THERMOSONIC TREATMENT FOR WASTE GROUND RUBBER TIRE DEVULCANIZATION, RICKY SAPUTRA  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
ONGOING
  • CHEN YINGSI  (Main Supervisor)
  • WONG HUAN XIN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Release behavior and degradation study of controlled-released urea encapsulated in starch-alginate hydrogel, Advanced Technology in Engineering & Management - ICATEM 19, 14/02/2019 to 19/02/2019, Saveetha Centre for Research, India (International)
  • Biodegradability Study of starch derivative Control- Released Urea, International Engineering Research Conference (10th eureca), 27/06/2018 to 27/06/2018, Taylor's University, School of Engineering (International)
  • Degradability Study of Controlled - Release Phosphorus Hydrogel, International Engineering Research Conference (10th eureca), 27/06/2018 to 27/06/2018, Taylor's University School of Engineering (International)
  • The thermal degradation effect on thermoplastic starch (TPS) / Montmorillonite nano-clay (MMT) / Alumina trihydrate (ATH) nanocomposite film., The 4th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference (EURECA 2015)., 01/07/2015 to 02/07/2015, School of Engineering, Taylor's University (International)
  • Rheological and morphological properties of polyvinyl alcohol-carbon black composites., 21st Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering ICCE-21, 21/07/2013 to 26/07/2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Orleans (International)