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Prof. Ir. Dr. Suzana Yusup

Position

Senior Research Fellow


Cluster

Renewable Energy and Emission Reduction (REER)


Mail

drsuzana_yusuf@utp.edu.my


Summary

Prof. Ir. Dr. Suzana Yusup is a Senior Research Fellow in Resilience Development Initiative.

Research Interest

Biomass Conversion to Fuel and Biochemicals, Material Development and Green Processes.

Education
Year Experience
1998

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford, UK.

1995

Master of Science Chemical Enginnering, University of Wales, Swansea, UK.

1992

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons), University of Leeds, UK.

Working Experiences
Year Experience
2018-2020

Head of Center for Biofuel & Biochemical Research, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

2011-2013

Director of Mission Oriented Research, Green Technology. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

2008-2011

Head of Mission Oriented Research Green Technology, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

2007-2008

Head of Chemical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia.

2017-Present

Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

2007-2017

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

2001-2007

Senior Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

1998-2001

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering Department, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

1992-1993

Tutor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Selected Publications
    • Books:
    • Suzana Yusup and Zakir Khan (2013). Enhancement of BioH2 Production via In-situ Integrated Catalytic Adsorption: Optimization and Kinetics studies, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. (ISBN 978-3-659-40782-6).

    • Chapter or Part of Book:
    • S Yusup, YC Loong, TC Jinn, B Abdullah (2016). Determination of optimum condition for the production of rice husk-derived oil by slow pyrolysis process. Process Design Strategies for Biomass Conversion Systems. Edition: First, Chapter: 13, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Editors: Denny K. S. Ng, Raymond R. Tan, Dominic C. Y. Foo, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi, pp.329-340
    • H. Mahmood, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Yusup, and H. M. Akil (2016). Green Composites from Ionic Liquid Assisted Processing of Sustainable Resources: A Brief Overview. Ionic Liquids, Intech: Open Science. Croatia - European Union
    • Basit Ali, Suzana Yusup, Armando T. Quitain, Awais Bokhari,Tetsuya Kida, Lai Fattt Chuah. Heterogeneous Catalytic Conversion of Rapeseed Oil to Methyl Esters: Optimization and Kinetic Study. Handbook of Biotechnology for Renewable Fuels: Technology Assessments, Emerging Industrial Applications, and Future Outlooks
    • Ruzaimah Nik M. Kamil, Suzana Yusup, Mohd. F. Taha. The effect of additives on rheological behaviour of polyol ester-based drilling fluids. Contemporary of Sciences Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Vol.2. Volume No.2, Issue No.1, Page 149-158, Release date 01 Oct 2016, e-ISBN 978-967-2048-02-2, Published by UTP Press, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.
    • Yi Herng Chan, Suzana Yusup, Armando T. Quitain, Raymond R. Tan, Yoshimitsu Uemura, Mitsuru Sasaki & Hon Loong Lam (2015). Studies on effect of process parameters variation on bio-oil yield in subcritical and supercritical hydrothermal liquefaction of Malaysian Oil Palm Biomass. Advances in Bioprocess Technology. Springer International Publishing Switzerland. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-17915-5_12.
    • Yi Herng Chan, Armando T. Quitain, Suzana Yusup, Mitsuru Sasaki & Yoshimitsu Uemura (2015). Conversion of Biomass to Bio-oil in Sub and Supercritical Water. Biofuels. InTech Publisher (ISBN: 978-953-51-4170-9).
    • Bridgid Lai Fui Chin, Suzana Yusup, Ahmed Al Shoaibi, Pravin Kannan, Chandrasekar Srinivasakannan, Shaharin Anwar Sulaiman (2015). Optimization study of catalytic co-gasification of rubber seed shell and high density polyethylene waste for hydrogen production using response surface methodology. Advances in Bioprocess Technology. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Chapter 11, doi 10.1007/978-3-319-17915-5_11. Accepted and in press.
    • Yiin, C.L., Yusup, S., Tan, C.J., Abdullah, B (2015). Determination of Optimum Condition for the Production of Rice Husk-Derived Bio-Oil by Slow Pyrolysis Process. Process Design Strategies for Biomass Conversion Systems. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chapter 13. Corrected Proof.
    • Abrar Inayat, Murni M. Ahmad, Suzana Yusup, M. I. Abdul Mutalib, Zakir Khan (2014). Biomass steam gasification for hydrogen production: A systematic review, Springer Verlag, Chapter 19, page 329-343. (ISBN No 978-3-319-07640-9).
    • Mustakimah Mohamed, Suzana Yusup, Wahyudiono, Siti Machmudah, Motonobu Goto, Yoshimitsu Uemura (2014). Upgrading of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch to Value Added Products, VerlagBiomass and Bioenergy, Springer Verlag, Chapter 3, page 63-78. ( ISBN 978-3-319-07577-8).
    • Suzana Yusup, Murni Melati Ahmad, Anita Ramli, Khan Zakir and Mas Fatiha Mohamad (2013). Biomass Conversion to Fuel (Solid, Liquid and Gas Fuel), Advances in Biofuels, Springer, The Language of Science, Chapter 3, pp 29-39. (ISBN 978-1-4614-6249-1).
    • Suzana Yusup, Murni Melati Ahmad, Yoshimitsu Uemura, Razol Mahari Ali, Azlin Suhaida Azmi, Mas Fatiha Mohamad and Sean Lim Lay (2013). Pre-treatment of Malaysian Agricultural Wastes Toward Biofuel Production, Springer, The Language of Science. Pretreatment Techniques for Biofuels and Biorefinerie, Chapter 17, pp 393-416. (ISBN: 978-3-642-32734-6).
    • Suzana Yusup, Reza Alipour Moghadam, Ahmed Al Shoaibi, Murni Melati, Zakir Khan, Lim Mook Tzeng, and Wan Azlina A.K.G.H. (2013). Hydrogen Production from Catalytic Steam Co-Gasification of Waste Tyre and Palm Kernel Shell in Pilot Scale Fluidized Bed Gasifier, Biomass Processing, Conversion and Biorefinery, Nova Science Publishers, Chapter 10, pp 181-192 &2013 (ISBN 978-1-62618-346-9).
    • Suzana Yusup, M.M. Ahmad, Y. Uemura, S. Abu Bakar, R. Nik Mohamad Kamil, A.T. Quitain and S. Shari. (2013). Utilization of Ceiba Pentandra Seed Oil as Potential Feedstock for Biodiesel Production, Biomass Processing, Conversion and Biorefinery, Nova Science Publishers, Chapter 10, pp 263-276 &2013 (ISBN 978-1-62618-346-9)
    • Suzana Yusup, M.M. Ahmad, Yoshimitsu Uemura, Razol M. Ali and Umer Rashid, (2011). Palm Oil Utilization (Palm Waste). In: Palm Oil: Nutrition, Uses and Impacts. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. NY, USA, pp. 73-126, (ISBN: 978-1-61209-921-7)
    • Z. Khan, Suzana Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, Y. Uemura, V.S. Chok, U. Rashid and A. Inayat, (2011). Kinetic Study on Palm Oil Wastes Decomposition, In: Biofuels, InTech Open Access Publishers, Croatia, pp. 523-536. (ISBN 978-953-307-480-1).

    • Articles:
      Professional Journal:
    • Khan, Z., Yusup, S., Kamble, P., Naqvi, M., & Watson, I. (2018). Assessment of energy flows and energy efficiencies in integrated catalytic adsorption steam gasification for hydrogen production. Applied Energy, vol. 225, pp. 346-355. (Impact factor 7.182)
    • Yiin, C. L., Quitain, A. T., Yusup, S., Uemura, Y., Sasaki, M., & Kida, T. (2018). Sustainable green pretreatment approach to biomass-to-energy conversion using natural hydro-low-transition-temperature mixtures. Bioresource technology, vol. 261, pp. 361-369. (Impact factor 5.651)
    • Loy, A. C. M., Gan, D. K. W., Yusup, S., Chin, B. L. F., Lam, M. K., Shahbaz, M., & Rianawati, E. (2018). Thermogravimetric kinetic modelling of in-situ catalytic pyrolytic conversion of rice husk to bioenergy using rice hull ash catalyst. Bioresource technology, vol. 261, pp. 213-222. (Impact factor 5.651)
    • Ramli, N. H., Yusup, S., Kueh, B. W. B., Kamarulzaman, P. S. D., Osman, N., Rahim, M. A., & Ahmad, A. B. (2018). Effectiveness of biopesticides against brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens) in paddy cultivation. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, vol. 8, pp. 16-20. (Scopus index)
    • Ng, Q. H., Chin, B. L. F., Yusup, S., Loy, A. C. M., & Chong, K. Y. Y. (2018). Modeling of the co-pyrolysis of rubber residual and HDPE waste using the distributed activation energy model (DAEM). Applied Thermal Engineering, vo. 138, pp. 336-345. (Impact factor 3.356)
    • Loy, A. C. M., Yusup, S., Lam, M. K., Chin, B. L. F., Shahbaz, M., Yamamoto, A., & Acda, M. N. (2018). The effect of industrial waste coal bottom ash as catalyst in catalytic pyrolysis of rice husk for syngas production. Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 165, pp. 541-554. (Impact factor 5.589)
    • Rashidi, N. A., & Yusup, S. (2018). Production of palm kernel shell-based activated carbon by direct physical activation for carbon dioxide adsorption. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp. 1-15. (Impact factor 2.741)
    • Yiin, C. L., Yusup, S., Quitain, A. T., Uemura, Y., Sasaki, M., & Kida, T. (2018). Thermogravimetric analysis and kinetic modeling of low-transition-temperature mixtures pretreated oil palm empty fruit bunch for possible maximum yield of pyrolysis oil. Bioresource technology, vol. 255, pp. 189-197. (Impact factor 5.651)
    • Chan, Y. H., Quitain, A. T., Yusup, S., Uemura, Y., Sasaki, M., & Kida, T. (2018). Liquefaction of palm kernel shell to bio-oil using sub-and supercritical water: An overall kinetic study. Journal of the Energy Institute. (Impact factor 3.204)
    • Hussain, M., Tufa, L. D., Yusup, S., & Zabiri, H. (2018). A kinetic-based simulation model of palm kernel shell steam gasification in a circulating fluidized bed using Aspen Plus®: A case study. Biofuels, pp. 1-12. (Scopus index)
    • Kueh, B. W. B., Yusup, S., & Osman, N. (2018). Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of Melaleuca cajuputi leaves for herbicides allelopathy: Optimization and kinetics modelling. Journal of CO2 Utilization, vol. 24, pp. 220-227. (Impact factor 4.292)
    • Kamarulzaman, P. S. D., Yusup, S., Osman, N., Ramli, N. H., Kueh, B. W. B., & Talib, R. (2018). Effectiveness of neem based biopesticide to enhance rice (Oryza sativa) productivity. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, vol. 7, pp. 36-40. (Scopus index)
    • Ameen, M., Azizan, M.T., Yusup, S., Ramli, A., Yasir, M. (2017) Catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of triglycerides: An approach to clean diesel fuel production. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 80, pp. 1072-1088. (Impact factor 8.050)
    • Asif, S., Ahmad, M., Bokhari, A., Sultana, S., Yusup, S. (2017) Methyl ester synthesis of Pistacia khinjuk seed oil by ultrasonic-assisted cavitation system. Industrial Crops and Products, vol. 108, pp. 336-347. (Impact factor 3.181)
    • Gothandam, K.M., Thakur, I.S., Sukumaran, R.K., Aguilar, C.N., Yusup, S. (2017) Document International Conference on Current Trends in Biotechnology & post ICCB-2016 conference on Strategies for Environmental Protection and Management (ICSEPM-2016). Bioresource Technology, vol. 242, pp. 1. (Impact factor 5.651)
    • Shahbaz, M., Yusup, S., Inayat, A., Pratama, A., Ammar, M. (2017) Optimization of hydrogen and syngas production from PKS gasification by using coal bottom ash. Bioresource Technology, vol. 241, pp. 284-295. (Impact factor 5.Bokhari, A., Yusup, S., Chuah, L.F., Akbar, M.M., Kamil, R.N.M. (2017) Pilot scale intensification of rubber seed (Hevea brasiliensis) oil via chemical interesterification using hydrodynamic cavitation technology. Bioresource Technology, vol. 242, pp. 272-282. (Impact factor 5.651)
    • Mohammed, I.Y., Abakr, Y.A., Yusuf, S., Sani, Y.M., Kazi, F.K. (2017) Upgrading of Napier grass pyrolytic oil using microporous and hierarchical mesoporous zeolites: Products distribution, composition and reaction pathways. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 162, pp. 817-829. (Impact factor 5.715)
    • Mahmood, H., Moniruzzaman, M., Yusup, S., Iqbal, T., Akil, H.M. (2017) Ionic liquids pre-treatment for fabrication of agro-residue/thermoplastic starch based composites: A comparative study with other pre-treatment technologies. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 161, pp. 257-266. (Impact factor 5.715)
    • Ahmed, S., Ramli, A., Yusup, S., Farooq, M. (2017) Adsorption behavior of tetraethylenepentamine-functionalized Si-MCM-41 for CO2 adsorption. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, vol. 122, pp. 33-42. (Impact factor 2.538)
    • Adam, I.K., Aziz, A.R.A., Heikal, M.R., Yusup, S. (2017) Performance and Emission Analysis of Rubber Seed Methyl Ester and Antioxidant in a Multi-Cylinder Diesel Engine. Energy and Fuels, vol. 31 (4), pp. 4424-4435. (Impact factor 3.091)
    • Rashidi, N.A., Yusup, S. (2017) A review on recent technological advancement in the activated carbon production from oil palm wastes. Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 314, pp. 277-290. (Impact factor 6.216)
    • Chuah, L.F., Klemeš, J.J., Yusup, S., Bokhari, A., Akbar, M.M. (2017) A review of cleaner intensification technologies in biodiesel production. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 146, pp. 181-193. (Impact factor 5.715)
    • Chuah, L.F., Klemeš, J.J., Yusup, S., Akbar, M.M., Chong, Z.K. (2017) Kinetic studies on waste cooking oil into biodiesel via hydrodynamic cavitation. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 146, pp. 47-56. (Impact factor 5.715)
    • Shahbaz, M., Yusup, S., Naz, M.Y., Inayat, A., Partama, A. (2017) Fluidization of palm kernel shell, palm oil fronds, and empty fruit bunches in a swirling fluidized bed gasifier. Particulate Science and Technology, vol. 35 (2), pp. 150-157. (Impact factor 0.784)
    • Khalil, I., Aziz, A.R.A., Yusup, S., Heikal, M., El-Adawy, M. (2017) Response surface methodology for the optimization of the production of rubber seed/palm oil biodiesel, IDI
    • diesel engine performance, and emissions. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, vol. 7 (1), pp. 37-49. (Scopus Index)
    • Chuah, L.F., Bokhari, A., Yusup, S., Akbar, M.M., Saminathan, S. (2017) Optimisation on pretreatment of kapok seed (Ceiba pentandra) oil via esterification reaction in an ultrasonic cavitation reactor. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, vol. 7 (1), pp. 91-99. (Scopus Index)
    • Chan, Y.H., Quitain, A.T., Yusup, S., Sasaki, M., Kida, T. (2017) Liquefaction of palm kernel shell in sub- and supercritical water for bio-oil production. Journal of the Energy Institute. (Impact factor 3.204)
    • Authors of DocumentInayat, A., Ahmad, M.M., Mutalib, M.I.A., Yusup, S., Khan, Z. (2017) Document Economic analysis and optimization for bio-hydrogen production from oil palm waste via steam gasification. Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy, vol. 12 (2), pp. 158-165. (Scopus Index)
    • Yim, S.C., Quitain, A.T., Yusup, S., Uemura, Y., Kida, T. (2017) Metal oxide-catalyzed hydrothermal liquefaction of Malaysian oil palm biomass to bio-oil under supercritical condition. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, vol. 120, pp. 384-394. (Impact factor 2.991)

    • In Magazines and Newspaper:
    • S. Yusup & Azlinda Abdul Malik, ‘Natural Gas Vehicle – An Overview’ Institusi Jurutera Malaysia , Cawangan Perak, Annual Buletin 2005, pg 12-16.
    • “Novel and Milder Route for Methanol Synthesis for renewable resource”, New Strait Times 2007.
    • “Kaedah Penyimpanan Hydrogen yang selamat dan murah”, Utusan Malaysia, 24 August 2008.

    • Conference:
    • Naqvi, S.R., Uemura, Y., Yusup, S., Nishiyama, N., Naqvi, M.. Catalytic Consequences of Micropore Topology on Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors over Shape Selective Zeolites. 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE 2016; Beijing; China; 8 October 2016 through 11 October 2016. Volume 105, 2017, Pages 557-561.
    • S.Yusup, Shuhaili, A. F. A, NB Osman. The Promotional Effect on HZSM-5 Catalyst for Biogasoline Production. International Tropical Renewable Energy Conference. Universitas Indonesia, Bali Indonesia 3-4 October 2017. Published on IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES) (indexed in SCOPUS IF: 2.176)
    • S.Yusup, Shuhaili, A. F. A, NB Osman. The Promotional Effect (Co, Ni and Fe) On HZSM-5 Catalyst. 7th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocessing. Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, 21-24 May 2017. Published on Food Technology and Biotechnology (IF: 1.179)
    • Nor Adilla Rashidi, Suzana Yusup. Production of palm kernel shell-based activated carbon by direct physical activation for carbon dioxide adsorption. 2017 International Conference on the "Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering" (CESE-2017). LJS Environment & Membrane Application & Bio-Environmental Engineering Laboratory (MABEEL). Kunming, China. 11-15 Novermber 2017.
    • David Onoja Patrick, Suzana Yusup, Noridah Osman, Haslidah Zabiri, Mohammad Shahbaz. Performance of water-leached coal bottom ash as catalyst in thermogravimetric analyser biomass gasification. 20th conference on process integration modeling and optimization for energy saving and pollution reduction (PRES 17). The Italian Association of Chemical Engineering, Tianjin, China, 21-24, August 2017.
    • Chung Loong Yiin, Armando T. Quitain, Suzana Yusup, Mitsuru Sasaki, Yoshimitsu Uemura and Tetsuya Kida. Microwave-assisted Hydrothermal Extraction of Natural Malic Acid from Fruits and Plants for the Synthesis of Low Transition Temperature Mixtures. 5th International Solvothermal and Hydrothermal Association Conference (ISHA 2016). National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, 17-20 January 2016. Conference Proceedings (Abstract)
    • Nor Adilla Rashidi, Suzana Yusup, Isotherm and Thermodynamic Analysis of Carbon Dioxide on Activated Carbon. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials (ICPEAM2016). Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, 15–17 August 2016. Published in Energy Procedia
    • Chai, Y.H., Suzana Yusup, Vui Soon Chok, Mohammad Taufiq Arpin, Sonny Irawan. Rheological Behaviour of Graphene Nano-Sheets in Hydrogenated Oil-Based Drilling Fluid. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), KLCC, 15 - 17 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Chung Loong Yiin, Armando T. Quitain, Suzana Yusup, Mitsuru Sasaki and Tetsuya Kida. Sustainable Green Solvent from Natural Malic Acid for Biomass Delignification "The 29th International Symposium on Chemical Engineering (ISChE 2016)". The Society of Chemical Engineers, Miyazaki, Japan, 5-6 December 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Chung Loong Yiin, Armando T. Quitain, Suzana Yusup, Mitsuru Sasaki and Tetsuya Kida. Natural Hydro-Low-Transition-Temperature Mixture (NH-LTTM): Sustainable Green Solvent for Biomass Delignification. Joint International Symposium on Regional Revitalization and Innovation for Social Contribution」 and e-ASIA Functional Materials and Biomass Utilization 2016. Kumamoto University, Tagawa City, Fukuoka, Japan, 7 December, 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Chung Loong Yiin, Armando T. Quitain, Suzana Yusup, Mitsuru Sasaki and Tetsuya Kida. Natural Malic Acid Based Low-Transition-Temperature-Water Mixture as an Eco-sustainable Green Solvent for Biomass Delignification. The 11th International Student Conference on Advanced Science and Technology (ICAST 2016). Kumamoto, Japan, December 8 - 9, 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Nurulhuda Azmi, Suzana Yusup, Nor Adilla Rashidi, Khalik M Sabil. Addition of Water in Calcium Based Adsorbent for CO2 Adsorption: Experimental and Isotherm Modelling Studies. 19th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction. Prague, Czech Republic, 28 - 31 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Nur'aini Raman Yusuf, Ruzaimah Nik Mohamad Kamil, Suzana Yusup. Kinetic Study of Microwave-assisted Alkaline Hydrolysis of Jatropha Curcas Oil. The 4rd International Conference On Fundamental and Applied Science( ICFAS 2016) Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), KLCC, 15 - 17 August 2016
    • Ameen, M, Azizan, M.T., Ramli, A., Yusup, S., Yasir. M. Physicochemical Properties of Ni-Mo/γ-Al2O3 Catalysts Synthesized viaSonochemical Method. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), KLCC, 15 - 17 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Azizan, M.T., Jais ,K.A., Sa’aid, M.H., Ameen, M., Yusup, S., Ramli, A., Yasir. M. Thermodynamic Equilibrium Analysis of Triolein Hydrodeoxygenation for 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), KLCC, 15 - 17 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Mustakimah Mohamed, Suzana Yusup , Mohamad Azmi Bustam. Synthesis of CaO-based Sorbent from Biomass for CO2 Capture in Series of Calcination-carbonation Cycle. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials (ICPEAM) 2016. University Teknologi PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, 15-17 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Mustakimah Mohamed, Suzana Yusup, Armando T. Quitain. Enhanced Cao-Based Sorbent From Biomass For CO2 Capture At High Temperature Condition. Joint International Symposium on Regional Revitalization and Innovation for Social Contribution and and e-ASIA Functional Materials and Biomass Utilization 2016. Kumamoto University, Tagawa City, Fukuoka, Japan, 7 December, 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Muhammad Ammar, M I AbdulMutalib, Suzana Yusup, Abrar Inayat, M. Shahbaz, Basit Ali. Influence of Effective Parameters on Product gas Ratios in Sorption Enhanced Gasification. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), KLCC, 15 - 17 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Muhammad Ammar, M I AbdulMutalib, Suzana Yusup, Abrar Inayat, Basit Ali, Kevin Kan. Kinetic model for tar cracking in biomass steam gasification for hydrogen production. International Conference on Energy and Applied Mechanics. Kuala Lumpur 25-26 March 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Haswin Kaur A/P Gurdeep Singh, Suzana Yusup, Cheah Kin Wai, Fathin Nabilah Azmee. Refining Of Crude Rubber Seed Oil to Improve the Properties as a Biogasoline Feedstock. 11th Conference On Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems. University of Zagreb, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-9 September 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Haswin Kaur A/P Gurdeep Singh, Suzana Yusup, Cheah Kin Wai. Physicochemical properties of crude rubber seed oil for biogasoline production. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, KLCC, 16-18 November 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Haswin Kaur A/P Gurdeep Singh, Suzana Yusup, Cheah Kin Wai. Physicochemical properties of crude rubber seed oil for biogasoline production. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, KLCC, 16-18 November 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Kin Wai Cheah, Suzana Yusup, Haswin Kaur A/P Gurdeep Singh, Hon Loong Lam. Techno- Economic Assessment of Hydrogenated Derived Renewable Diesel Production from Rubber Seed Oil – A Case Study in Malaysia. 11th Conference On Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems. University of Zagreb, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-9 September 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Bridgid Lai Fui Chin, Suzana Yusup, Ahmed Al-Shoaibi, Chandrasekar Srinivasakannan, Shaharin A. Sulaiman, Hon Loong Lam. Experimental Study of Ni-Catalyzed Steam Co-Gasification Rubber Seed Shells and High Density Polyethylene Waste Mixtures 11th Conference On Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems. September 4-9, 2016, Lisbon Conference Proceedings
    • Puteri Sarah Diba Kamarulzaman, Daniel Joe Dailin, Suzana Yusup, Noridah Osman, Lai Fatt Chuah, Awais Bokhari. Trait Association of Rice (Oryza Sativa) Productivity Upon Neem-Based Biopesticide by SPSS. World Conference On Engineering and Applied Sciences Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28-29th May 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Puteri Sarah Diba Kamarulzaman,Suzana Yusup, Pradip Chandral Mandal, Rohani Salleh, Haryanni Harun, Lee Pei Ting, Noor Hafizah Ramli@Yusof. Optimization of Supercritical CO2 Extraction of Essential Oil from Neem Leaves Using Response Surface Methodology. 2nd International Conference on Agriculture, Aquaculture, Fisheries and Animal Science (ICAAFAS 2016) Cebu, Philippine, 4-5th Novemeber 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Trinh Thi Hoai Huong, Suzana Yusup, Yoshimitsu Uemura. Optimization on Pretreatment of Rubber Seed Oil using Microwave Assisted Technique. 4th Asian Conference on Biomass Science 2016. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), 13-14 December 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Basit Ali, Suzana Yusup Armando T. Quitain, Ruzaimah Nik M. Kamil, Tetsuya Kida. Pretreatment and Bentonite-based Catalyzed Conversion of Palm-rubber seed Oil Blends to Biodiesel. 4th International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), KLCC, 15 - 17 August 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Basit Ali, Suzana Yusup, Abrar Inayat, Muhammad Ammar, Kugaanesaan Murthy. Determination of kinetic parameters for the reactions involved in biodiesel production via optimization approach. International conference on Energy and Applied Mechanics. KualaLumpur 25-26 March 2016. Conference Proceedings
    • Basit Ali, Suzana Yusup, Armando T. Quitain, Ruzaimah Nik M. Kamil, Tetsuya Kida, Norida Binti Osman. Effects of bentonite based catalyst on conversion of rapeseed oil to methyl esters via reactive separation. AlChe Ammual Meeting 2016. San Francisco, USA. Conference Proceedings
Selected Seminar Workshop/Training

  • International Bioprocessing Association-7th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocessing (IFIBiop 2017) on 21st – 24th May 2017 at Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China organized by Jiangnan University & International Bioprocessing Association. Session Chair.
  • International Bioprocessing Association-7th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocessing (IFIBiop 2017) on 21st – 24th May 2017 at Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China organized by Jiangnan University & International Bioprocessing Association. Invited Speaker.
  • 28th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2017 Kuala Lumpur, 11th – 13th May, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Exhibitor.
  • Session Chair and Juries for International Bioprocessing Association, 7th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses May 21-24, 2017, Wuxi, China.
  • International Network for Government Science Advice South East Bioprocess Engineering Workshop (BPE 2016) on 26 – 29 January 2016 at Grand Borneo Hotel Sabah organized by Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Distinguised Speaker.
  • Renewable Energy (RE) Technology Roadmap organized by MOSTI. 22nd January 2016. Panel.
  • Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program (SAKURA Exchange) in Science in Kumamoto University. February 21 to March 1, 2016. Visiting Professor.
  • The 4th Conference on Future Biorefineries 2016: Biomass Potential for Future Biorefineries on 13th – 15th March 2016 at Adya Hotel, Langkawi organized by Universiti Sains Malaysia. Keynote Speaker.
  • Speaker for Career Talk in EUREKA Workshop, on 8th March 2016 at MRSM Parit, Perak, organized by Maktab Rendah Sains Mara Parit (2016). Speaker.
  • Workshop on Carbon Free: Roadmap for Malaysia organized by ASM. Mahkota Hotel Melaka. 20th – 22nd January 2015. Participant.
  • Commercialization Ecosystem: Workshop for Policy and SOP on IP, Pre-commercialization Fund, Commercialization Fund & Exhibition. Weil Hotel Ipoh. 7th February 2015. Panel.
  • Makmal Pengurusan Nilai (Value Management Lab) Bagi Projek Development Of 30 Mev Cyclotron Facility At Malaysian Nuclear Agency- Kementerian Sains, Teknologi Dan Inovasi (Mosti).10th – 13th February 2015. Panel.
  • Malaysia International Technology Expo 2015. Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC). 12th - 14th February 2015. Exhibitor
  • The Crown Prince CIPTA Award Competition 2015 organized by Institut Teknologi Brunei. Brunei Darussalam. 25th – 27th February 2015. Exhibitor

Selected Awards International/National Level

  • GOLD AWARD, Natural Hydro-Low-Transition-Temperature Mixture (NH-LTTM) as Sustainable Green Solvent for Biomass Delignification. SIRIM Invention, Innovation & Technology Expo (SI2TE) 2018, AMREX Complex, Kulim Hi-tech Park, Kedah Malaysia. 17th – 18th April 2018.
  • GOLD MEDAL, Sustainable Biocrude Production using Supercritical CO2. 29th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2018 Kuala Lumpur, 10th – 12th May, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Malaysia’s Research Star Award 2017. Women in Science Award in Area of Engineering.
  • GOLD MEDAL, Natural Hydro-Low-Transition-Temperature Mixture (NH-LTTM) as Sustainable Green Solvent for Biomass Delignification. 28th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2017 Kuala Lumpur, 11th – 13th May, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • SILVER MEDAL, Purification of Methyl Esters through Reactive Distillation System. 28th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2017 Kuala Lumpur, 11th – 13th May, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Best Paper Award, Selection of Potential Plant for Saponin Extraction using Supercritical – CO2 Extraction against Pomacea Calaniculata (Lamaick) in Paddy Cultiration. 7th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses. Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, 21st – 24th May 2017.
  • FELLOW AWARD (FIBA), International Bioprocessing Association - International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses. Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, 21st May 2017.
  • Malaysia’s Rising Star Award 2016. The Women in Science Award under “Highly Cited Review” Category.
  • op Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM) 2016 recognised by Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 15th August 2016.
  • SECOND PRIZE in the Elsevier Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge 2016 held in Berlin, Germany was awarded a research grant worth €25,000 for her project titled "Biopesticide for Improvement of Paddy Yield".
  • GOLD MEDAL, ILS Assisted Green Technology for Particleboard Fabrication. 27th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2016 Kuala Lumpur, 12th – 14th May, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • SILVER MEDAL, Supercritical Extraction OF Value – Added Compounds from Gaharu. 7th Exposition on Islamic Innovation (i-INOVA 2016), 8th – 9th November 2016, organised by Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).
  • GOLD MEDAL, IMeBS (Integrated Methyl Esters Blending System using Hydrodynamic Cavitations). The National Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning. (PECIPTA 2015). KLCC, 4th to 6th December 2015.
  • Winner of Engineering Innovation Award 2015. IMeBS (Integrated Methyl Esters Blending System using Hydrodynamic Cavitations). The National Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning. (PECIPTA 2015). KLCC, 4th to 6th December 2015.
  • SILVER MEDAL, Sparking Creativity and Enhancing Learning of Chemical Engineering Students in Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) via Cooperative Learning. Innovation Practices in Higher Education Expo (I-PHEX2015), 6th August 2015, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
  • GOLD MEDAL, Integrated Methyl Esters Blending System using Hydrodynamic Cavitation (IMeBS). Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2015, 12 – 13 February 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • BRONZE MEDAL, H2Oil – Bio-Oil Production from Oil Palm Biomass using Sub and Supercritical Water as a Green Solvent. 26th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2015 Kuala Lumpur, 21-23 May, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • SILVER MEDAL, Natural Low Transition Temprature Mixture (LTTMS) as Green Solvent. 26th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2015 Kuala Lumpur, 21-23 May, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Supervised Student Activities: Salman Raza Naqvi, Yoshimitsu Uemura and Suzana Yusup (2014). Fast Pyrolysis of Rice Husk in a Drop Type Pyrolyzer for Bio-oil and Bio-char production. International Conference on Business, Science & Technology 2014, 25th – 26th April 2014, Hatyai Thailand (Best Paper Award).
  • GOLD MEDAL, Integrated Methyl Ester Blending System using Hydrodynamic Cavitation. 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2014 Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 May, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • GOLD MEDAL, In-situ Conversion of Plastic and Agricultural Waste to Syngas (W2E). 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2014 Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 May, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • SILVER MEDAL, COSH: E-Dehumidifier from Waste Anadara Granosa Shells. 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2014 Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 May, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • GOLD PRIZE, Methyl Esters Production In Hydrodynamic Cavitation Reactor For Pre Blended Feedstocks From Crude Palm And Rubber Seed Oil. International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2014, Universiti Malaysia Perlis. 11th – 13th April 2014.
  • ASIA RESEARCH AWARD 2012, The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan (SCEJ), 18th March 2013.
  • Appreciation on Implementation Plan for Development on Innovative Human Capital at Tertiary Level: Malam Citra Inovasi KPT, Marriot Hotel, Putrajaya, 3rd March 2013.