Prof. Dr Abd Rashid Abd Aziz

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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Office Address
R&D Building, Block B Ground Floor
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Bandar Seri Iskandar
Perak, Malaysia.
Phone: +60 5-368 7216


1995, PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Hydrodynamics and laser diagnostics) by University of Miami
1990, Master in Mechanical Engineering (Computational fluid dynamics) by University of Miami
1988, Degree in Mechanical Engineering by University of Miami

Prof Dr Abd Rashid Abd Aziz served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in UTP from 2009 until 2016. He has headed the Centre for Automotive Research and Electric Mobility since 2002. He has been involved in many government and industry-funded projects. His research interests are in internal combustion engines, alternative fuels and novel energy generations. He has published numerous technical articles in journals and has regularly presented his work in international conferences. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers United Kingdom.

Area of Expertise:

1) Process Integration
2) Process Safety
3) Separation Technologies
4) Automotive Enginering
5) Internal Combustion Engine
6) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7) Particle Image Velocimentry



Abdul Aziz, A.R. and Adlan Abdullah, M. and Firmansyah, and Abidin, E.Z.Z. (2019) Performance of hydrogen direct injection engine. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology . pp. 21-36.

Sazhin, S.S. and Rybdylova, O. and Crua, C. and Heikal, M. and Ismael, M.A. and Nissar, Z. and Aziz, A.R.B.A. (2019) A simple model for puffing/micro-explosions in water-fuel emulsion droplets. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer . pp. 815-821

Foong, F.M. and Ket, T.C. and Lee, O.B. and Aziz, A.R.A. (2019) Stress and damping of wide cantilever beams under free vibration. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 33 (1). pp. 21-27.

El-Adawy, M. and Heikal, M.R. and Aziz, A.R.A. (2019) Stereoscopic particle image velocimetry measurements and proper orthogonal decomposition analysis of the in-cylinder flow of gasoline direct injection engine. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 141 (4).


Abdul Wahhab, H.A. and Aziz, A.R.A. and Al-Kayiem, H.H. and Nasif, M.S. and Reda, M.N. (2018) Application of Electromagnetic Induction Technique to Measure the Void Fraction in Oil/Gas Two Phase Flow. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 328 (1).

Adam, I.K. and Abdul Aziz, A.R. and Heikal, M.R. and Yusup, S. and Firmansyah, and Ahmad, A.S. and Zainal Abidin, E.Z. (2018) Performance and emission analysis of rubber seed, palm, and their combined blend in a multi-cylinder diesel engine. Energies, 11 (6)

Altaf, K. and Qayyum, J.A. and Rani, A.M.A. and Ahmad, F. and Megat-Yusoff, P.S.M. and Baharom, M. and Aziz, A.R.A. and Jahanzaib, M. and German, R.M. (2018) Performance analysis of enhanced 3D printed polymer molds for metal injection molding process. Metals, 8 (6).

El Adawy, M. and Heikal, M.R. and Aziz, A.R.A. and Munir, S. and Siddiqui, M.I. (2018) Effect of boost pressure on the in-cylinder tumble- motion of GDI engine under steady-state conditions using Stereoscopic-PIV. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 11 (3). pp. 733-742.

Foong, F.M. and Ket, T.C. and Lee, O.B. and Abdul Aziz, A.R. (2018) Validation of Analytical Damping Ratio by Fatigue Stress Limit. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 328 (1).

Hagos, F.Y. and A. Aziz, A.R. and Sulaiman, S.A. and Mamat, R. (2018) Engine speed and air-fuel ratio effect on the combustion of methane augmented hydrogen rich syngas in DI SI engine. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

Ismael, M.A. and Heikal, M.R. and Aziz, A.R.A. and Syah, F. and Zainal A., E.Z. and Crua, C. (2018) The effect of fuel injection equipment on the dispersed phase of water-in-diesel emulsions. Applied Energy, 222 . pp. 762-771.

Mohammed, S.E. and Baharom, M.B. and Aziz, A.R.A. and Zainal, A.E.Z. and Firmansyah, F. (2018) Experimental investigation of ignition timing on the performance and emission characteristics of a crank-rocker engine. International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems, 10 (2). pp. 146-149.