Prof. Dr Azmi bin Mohd Shariff

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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Department of Chemical Engineering


Office Address
R&D Building, Block B, Ground Floor
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Bandar Seri Iskandar
32610
Perak, Malaysia.
Contact
Phone: +60 5-368 7530
Email: azmish@utp.edu.my

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PhD Chem. Eng. (University of Leeds UK ) by Leeds Univ
MSc Chemical Engineering (Process Integration)UMIST, UK
B Eng (Hons) Chem. Eng (UTM)

He is a Professor in Chemical Engineering Department at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Perak, Malaysia. He was conferred a PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Leeds, United Kingdom (1996). He was with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1989 as a tutor and was appointed as a lecturer in 1996 upon his return from University of Leeds. He joined UTP in 1997. He was the Head of Industrial Internship in 1998, Head of Chemical Engineering Department from 1999 until 2003, and Director for CO2 Management MOR from 2011 until 2013. Currently, he is the Head of Research Centre for CO2 Capture (RCCO2C) and Centre of Advanced Process Safety (CAPS). He is the author and co-authors of over 150 journal publications and presented more than 120 papers in conferences. He has 15 patents filed, 4 copyrights, 3 trademarks, 2 commercialization, and won 9 awards in exhibitions. He led and completed 16 university, 16 government and 10 industrial research grants. He had completed 11 QRA projects for industries and conducted 6 short-courses on QRA for industrial professionals. Total of 7 PhD and 12 MSc students have graduated under his supervision. His current research works are in the area of process safety and CO2-NG separation. In the area of Process Safety, his research works are in the area of Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Process Safety Management (PSM), Human Factor (HF) and Inherent Safety (IS). The ultimate goal of the research is to prevent or minimize the major accidents due to fire, explosion and toxic releases in process plant that cause high fatalities, assets damage, pollute the environment, and tarnish the company and country's reputation. In CO2-NG separation, his research works are in the area of CO2 capture technology, specifically on absorption, adsorption and membrane. The research focus is on the CO2 capture technology development for high pressure and high CO2 content natural gas.

Area of Expertise:

1) Process Integration
2) Process Safety
3) Separation Technologies

Publication:

2019


Athar, M. and Mohd Shariff, A. and Buang, A. and Shuaib Shaikh, M. and Ishaq Khan, M. (2019) Review of Process Industry Accidents Analysis towards Safety System Improvement and Sustainable Process Design. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 42 (3). pp. 524-538.

Athar, M. and Shariff, A.M. and Buang, A. and Shaikh, M.S. and See, T.L. (2019) Inherent safety for sustainable process design of process piping at the preliminary design stage. Journal of Cleaner Production, 209 . pp. 1307-1318.

Khan, M.S. and Lal, B. and Shariff, A.M. and Mukhtar, H. (2019) Ammonium hydroxide ILs as dual-functional gas hydrate inhibitors for binary mixed gas (carbon dioxide and methane) hydrates. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 274 . pp. 33-44.



2018


Abdul Kareem, F.A. and Shariff, A.M. and Ullah, S. and Dreisbach, F. and Keong, L.K. and Mellon, N. and Garg, S. (2018) Experimental measurements and modeling of supercritical CO2 adsorption on 13X and 5A zeolites. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 50 . pp. 115-127

Abdul Kareem, F.A. and Shariff, A.M. and Ullah, S. and Keong, L.K. and Mellon, N. (2018) Total and partial uptakes of multicomponent vapor-gas mixtures on 13X zeolite at 343K: Experimental and modeling study. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 258 . pp. 95-113

Abdul Kareem, F.A. and Shariff, A.M. and Ullah, S. and Mellon, N. and Keong, L.K. (2018) Adsorption of pure and predicted binary (CO2:CH4) mixtures on 13X-Zeolite: Equilibrium and kinetic properties at offshore conditions. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 267 . pp. 221-234

AbdulKareem, F.A. and Mohd. Shariff, A. and Ullah, S. and See, T.L. and Keong, L.K. and Mellon, N. (2018) Adsorption performance of 5A molecular sieve zeolite in water vapor binary gas environment: Experimental and modeling evaluation. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 64 . pp. 173-187

Aftab, A. and M. Shariff, A. and Garg, S. and Lal, B. and Shaikh, M.S. and Faiqa, N. (2018) Solubility of CO2 in aqueous sodium β-alaninate: Experimental study and modeling using Kent Eisenberg model. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 131 . pp. 385-392

Lai, L.S. and Yeong, Y.F. and Lau, K.K. and Azmi, M.S. and Chew, T.L. (2018) Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-8 Membrane for H2/CO2 Separation: Experimental and Modeling. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 318 (1).

Lock, S.S.M. and Lau, K.K. and Shariff, A.M. and Yeong, Y.F. and Bustam, M.A. and Jusoh, N. and Ahmad, F. (2018) An atomistic simulation towards elucidation of operating temperature effect in CO2 swelling of polysulfone polymeric membranes. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 57 . pp. 135-154.

Mohsin, H.M. and Johari, K. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Virgin coconut oil (VCO) and potassium glycinate (PG) mixture as absorbent for carbon dioxide capture. Fuel, 232 . pp. 454-462.

Nashed, O. and Dadebayev, D. and Khan, M.S. and Bavoh, C.B. and Lal, B. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Experimental and modelling studies on thermodynamic methane hydrate inhibition in the presence of ionic liquids. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 249 . pp. 886-891.

Nashed, O. and Partoon, B. and Lal, B. and Sabil, K.M. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Review the impact of nanoparticles on the thermodynamics and kinetics of gas hydrate formation. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 55 . pp. 452-465.

Lock, S.S.M. and Lau, K.K. and Shariff, A.M. and Yeong, Y.F. and Bustam, M.A. (2018) Thickness dependent penetrant gas transport properties and separation performance within ultrathin polysulfone membrane: Insights from atomistic molecular simulation. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 56 (2). pp. 131-158.

Lee, S.-P. and Mellon, N. and Shariff, A.M. and Leveque, J.-M. (2018) High-pressure CO2-CH4 selective adsorption on covalent organic polymer. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 50 . pp. 139-146.

Khan, S.N. and Hailegiorgis, S.M. and Man, Z. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Solubility of CO2 in piperazine (PZ) activated aqueous N-methyldiethanolamine (MDEA) solvent under high pressure. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 42 (1). pp. 96-102.

Lal, B. and Shariff, A.M. and Mukhtar, H. and Nasir, Q. and Qasim, A. (2018) An overview of cryogenic separation techniques for natural gas with high CO2 content. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13 (8). pp. 2152-2155.

Khan, S.N. and Hailegiorgis, S.M. and Man, Z. and Garg, S. and Shariff, A.M. and Farrukh, S. and Ayoub, M. and Ghaedi, H. (2018) High-pressure absorption study of CO2 in aqueous N-methyldiethanolamine (MDEA) and MDEA-piperazine (PZ)-1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium trifluoromethanesulfonate bmimOTf hybrid solvents. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 249 . pp. 1236-1244.

Kartikawati, N.A. and Safdar, R. and Lal, B. and Mutalib, M.I.B.A. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Measurement and correlation of the physical properties of aqueous solutions of ammonium based ionic liquids. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 253 . pp. 250-258.

Jusoh, N. and Yeong, Y.F. and Lau, K.K. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Effects of amine-functionalization on mixed matrix membranes encompassing of T-type zeolite and 6FDA-based polyimide for separation of CO2 from CH4. International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, 15 (1). pp. 5126-5134.

Jamil, A. and Oh, P.C. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Polyetherimide-montmorillonite mixed matrix hollow fibre membranes: Effect of inorganic/organic montmorillonite on CO2/CH4 separation. Separation and Purification Technology, 206 . pp. 256-267.

Shamim, M.Y. and Buang, A. and Shariff, A.M. and Anjum, H. (2018) Implementation of safety performance framework (SPF) in process industries to avoid disasters. International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, 15 (1). pp. 5022-5035.

Salvinder, K.M.S. and Zabiri, H. and Isa, F. and Taqvi, S.A. and Roslan, M.A.H. and Shariff, A.M. (2018) Dynamic modelling, simulation and basic control of CO2 absorption based on high pressure pilot plant for natural gas treatment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 70 . pp. 164-177.

Zainal Abidin, M. and Rusli, R. and Khan, F. and Mohd Shariff, A. (2018) Development of inherent safety benefits index to analyse the impact of inherent safety implementation. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 117 . pp. 454-472.

Athar, M. and Shariff, A.M. and Buang, A. and Zaini, D. (2018) Integrated safety and process optimization approach for ammonia synthesis loop. International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, 15 (1). pp. 5074-5085.

pipeline network for purification of natural gas Ali, A. and Maqsood, K. and Shin, L.P. and Sellappah, V. and Garg, S. and Shariff, A.B.M. and Ganguly, S. (2018) Synthesis and mixed integer programming based optimization of cryogenic packed bed pipeline network for purification of natural gas. Journal of Cleaner Production, 171 . pp. 795-810.