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Dr. Nik Noor Athirah Bt Nik Yusoff

Lecturer,
School of Biological Sciences

Qualifications:

  • PhD Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Environmental Engineering
  • B.Eng. (Hons) Environmental Engineering

Teaching and Research experience:

  • Research Assistant in School of Environmental Engineering UniMAP

Major Research Interests

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Hybrid/Advanced Wastewater Treatment Method
  • Advanced Oxidation Process
  • Wastewater Microbiology
  • Nanocatalyst for Wastewater Treatment Materials characterization

Teaching Interests

  • Water and Wastewater treatment
  • Physico-Chemical and Biological Treatment processes Environmental Law
Committee Involvement
  • Sakura Science Club by Japan Science and Technology Agency
  • Persatuan Alumni Universiti Malaysia Perlis Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
Selected Research and Publications
  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Saad, F.N.M., Khalik, W.F., Lee, S-L., 2016. Evaluation of biodegradation process: Comparative study between suspended and hybrid microorganism growth system in sequencing batch reactor (SBR) for removal of phenol. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 115, 14-22 (Impact factor 3.226 Cited: 16)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y S., Saad, F.N.M., Khalik, W.F., Lee, S-L., 2017. Theoretical Development of Biofilm in Hybrid Growth Sequencing Batch Reactor (HG-SBR) for Degradation of Phenol. Desalination and Water Treatment. 107, 100-108 (Impact factor: 1.631)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Saad,F.N.M., Khalik, W.F., Lee, S-L.,2017. Performance of the hybrid growth sequencing batch reactor (HG-SBR) for biodegradation of phenol under various toxicity conditions. Journal of Environmental Sciences. 75, 64-72 (Imported factor 3.120)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Saad, F.N.M., Khalik, W.F., Lee, S-L.,2018. Development of Simultaneous Photo and Biodegradation in the Photocatalytic Hybrid Sequencing Batch Reacor (PHSBR) for mineralization of phenol. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 138, 131-140. (Impact factor: 3.226)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Khalik, W.F., 2015. Degradation of phenol through solar-photocatalytic treatment by Zinc Oxide in aqueous solution. Desalination and Water Treatment 54, 1621-1628. (Impact factor: 1.631 Cited:10)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Khalik, W.F., 2015. Photocatalytic activity of Zinc Oxide (ZnO) synthesized through different methods. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57, 12496-12507. (Impact factor: 1.631 Cited:7)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Khalik, W.F., 2015. Enhanced photocatalytic activity of ZnO nanoparticles synthesized through sol-gel method. Sains Malaysiana 46, 2507-2514. (Impact factor: 0.470, Cited:1)

 

  1. Khalik, W.F., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Yusoff, N.A., 2015. Evaluation on the molecular structure of azo dye in photocatalytic mineralization under solar-light irradiation. Desalin. Water. Treat. 55, 2229-2236. (Impact factor: 1.272 Cited:0)

 

  1. Khalik, W.F., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Yusoff, N.A., Ridwan, F., 2016. Solar photocatalytic mineralization of dye New Coccine in aqueous phase using different photocatalyst. Water. Air. Soil. Pollut. 227:118 (Impact factor: 1.554 Cited:0)

 

  1. Khalik, W.F., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Yusoff, N.A., 2015. Decolorization and mineralization of Batik wastewater through solar photocatalytic process Sains Malays. 44, 607-612. (Impact factor: 0.350 Cited:0)

 

  1. Khalik, W.F., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Voon, C-H., Yusoff, N.A., Lee, S-L., 2016. Influence of supporting electrolyte in electricity generation and degradation of organic pollutants in photocatalytic fuel cell. Environ Sci. Pollut. Res 23, 16716-16721. (Impact factor: 2.760 Cited:0)

 

  1. Khalik, W.F., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Wong, Y-S., Voon, C-H., Yusoff, N.A., Lee, S-L., 2017. Optimization of degradation of Reactive Black 5 (RB5) and electricity generation in solar photocatalytic fuel cell system. Chemosphere. 184. 112-119.

 

  1. Lee, S-L., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Voon, CH., Khalik, W.F., Yusoff, N.A., Nordin, N., 2016. Enhanced electricity generation and degradation of azo dye Reactive Green 19 in a photocatalytic fuel cell using ZnO/Zn as the photoanode. J. Clean. Prod. 54, 1621-1628. (Impact factor: 3.844 Cited:0)

 

  1. Lee, S-L., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Voon, CH., Khalik, W.F., Yusoff, N.A., Nordin, N., 2017. A highly efficient immobilized ZnO/Zn photoanode for degradation of azo dye Reactive Green 19 in a photocatalytic fuel cell. Chemosphere. 166, 118-125. (Impact factor: 3.137 Cited:9) (Impact factor: 3.137 Cited:9)

 

  1. Lee, S-L., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Voon, CH., Khalik, W.F., Yusoff, N.A., Nordin, N., 2016. Comparative Study of Photocatalytic Fuel Cell for Degradation of Methylene Blue under Sunlight and Ultra-Violet Light Irradiation. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 227, 445. (Impact factor: 1.702, Cited:1)

 

  1. Lee, S-L., Ho, L-N., Ong, S-A., Wong, Y-S., Voon, CH., Khalik, W.F., Yusoff, N.A., Nordin, N., Role of dissolved oxygen on the degradation mechanism of Reactive Green 19 and electricity generation in photocatalytic fuel cell. Chemosphere. 194. 675-681.

 

  1. Ismail, MN., Aziz, H.A., Ahmad, M.A., Yusoff, N.A., 2015. Optimization of Areca Cathecu fronds as adsorbent for decolorization and COD removal of wastewater through the adsorption process. Sains Malays. 44, 1609 -1614. (Impact factor:0.350 Cited :0)

 

  1. Yusoff, N.A., Ong, S-A., Ho, L-N., Rashid, N.A., Wong, Y-S., Saad, F.N.M., Khalik, W.F., Lee, SL., 2018. The fate of ammonium removal during simultaneous photo-biodegradation through the photocatalytic hybrid sequencing batch reactor (PHSBR) (Under reviewed)

 

 
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