Luqman Chuah Abdullah

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia


Luqman Chuah is currently lecturing in Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. As an Active Researcher, he had 70 publications in journals and proceedings, of which many are internationally cited and reputable in chemical engineering. He also possesses research grants of approximately RM 1 million from MOSTI (including a Top-Down grant of RM700K on CNG/DI Engine and Transmission which is in cooperation with Proton). He is actively collaborating with other institutions such as Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Advanced Oleochemical Technology Division (AOTD), Malaysia Institution of Nuclear Technology (MINT), and Forest Research Institution Malaysia (FRIM), working on the field of agrochemical technology and agrobiotechnology. Among the projects are the biopolymer, oleochemical studies, herbal production, and so forth. Due to his research in oleochemical field, he was invited as Keynote Speaker in Oils and Fats International Congress (OFIC 2004), Kuala Lumpur. He won several awards in teaching, service, and research, for example, Faculty of Engineering, UPM Excellent Teaching Award 2001, Excellent Service Award of UPM for years 2002, 2003, and 2004, UPM Research and Innovation Award PPRI 2005, ITEX 2004, and IPTA 2006 (collaboration with KUKTEM). He is also actively involving in many professional bodies and activities. Currently, he is the Committee Member of Chemical Engineering Technical Division, IEM Publication Standing Committee and also IEM Library Chairman. He is also the Organizing Committee Member for several international and regional conferences, like World Engineering Congress 2002, Asian Powder Technology Symposium 2003, Conference of Advanced Automotive Technology 2005, and Asia Pacific Chemical Engineering Congress 2006 and Sectional Chairman of Regional Conference of Young Chemists (RCYS) 2004.

Biography Updated on 2 January 2012

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