**Sumber data : e-REP.
   Tarikh kemaskini : 21-11-2018
prof. dr. sarani bt. zakaria

pensyarah universiti

jabatan fizik gunaan

No. sambungan :  3261

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :
  • Prof Zakaria is an expert in utilising bio-resources lignocellulosic materials especially from plant biomass in converting them into various high value-added products. Her research focuses on the area of pulp and paper technology, wood plastic composites, bioresin, cellulose derivatives and regenerated cellulose with the combination of nano functional materials such as cellulose nano crystal, nano fibrillated cellulose, metal oxide, silver nano particle, etc. Projects in regenerated cellulose and cellulose derivatives involved the preparation of cellulose pulp from various method into film (membrane), wet spin fibre, hydrogel, aerogel and hybrid for various application such as in textile, health, agriculture, membrane separation/purification, electronic etc. The projects of bioresin is utilising biomass via liquefaction and solvolysis process (biorefinery for fine chemicals) for making adhesives, foam and boards such as phenolic and polyurethane and hybrid.

  • aina shasha hashimi, muhammad amirul nazhif mohd nohan, siew xian chin, poi sim khiew, sarani zakaria, chin hua chia.  (2020).  copper nanowires as highly efficient and recyclable catalyst for rapid hydrogen generation from hydrolysis of sodium borohydride.  - nanomaterials.  1-14. 

     

    sinyee gan, sarani zakaria, kushairi mohd salleh, noor intan saffinaz anuar, seyedehmaryam moosavi, ruey shan chen.  (2020).  an improved physico-mechanical performance of macropores membrane made from synthesized cellulose carbamate.  - international journal of biological macromolecules.  552-561. 

     

    sarani zakaria, chia chin hua, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, mohd shaiful sajab, nik lukman nik ibrahim, mazlan mohd tahir, azimin tazilan.  (2020).  improving malaysian he knowledge towards a wood and furniture industry 4.0.  - 1-36. 

     

    nur amira zainul armir, sarani zakaria, rawshan ara begum, norshamliza chamhuri, noratiqah mohd ariff, jalaluddin harun, noorlaila mohd talib, mohd amin kadir.  (2020).  the readiness of peninsular malaysia wood-based industries for achieving sustainability.  - bioresources.  2971-2993. 

     

    nur fazlinda razali, chin hua chia, sarani zakaria, mohd shaiful sajab, tatsuya tobe, miku tsuda.  (2020).  penyahwarnaan efluen kilang minyak kelapa sawit (pome) melalui proses pengoksidaan fenton secara berterusan menggunakan limonit sebagai pemangkin.  - sains malaysiana.  69-74. 

     

    nur amira zainul armir, sarani zakaria, rawshan ara begum, norshamliza chamhuri, noratiqah mohd ariff, jalaluddin harun, noorlaila mohd talib, mohd amin kadir.  (2020).  the readiness of peninsular malaysia wood-based industries for achieving sustainability.  - bioresources.  2971-2993. 

     

    kushairi mohd salleh, sarani zakaria, sinyee gan, khairunnisa waznah baharin, nur ain ibrahim, rohana zamzamin.  (2020).  interconnected macropores cryogel with nano-thin crosslinked network regenerated cellulose.  - international journal of biological macromolecules.  11-19. 

     

    hazwani husna abdullah, sarani zakaria, noor intan saffinaz anuar, kushairi mohd salleh, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar.  (2020).  effect of harvesting time and water retting fiber processing methods on the physico-mechanical properties of kenaf fiber.  - bioresources.  7207-7222. 

     

    sinyee gan, sarani zakaria, kushairi mohd salleh, noor intan saffinaz anuar, seyedehmaryam moosavi, ruey shan chen.  (2020).  an improved physico-mechanical performance of macropores membrane made from synthesized cellulose carbamate.  - international journal of biological macromolecules.  552-561. 

     

    aina shasha hashimi, riski titian ginting, siew xian chin, kam sheng lau, muhammad amirul nazhif mohd nohan, sarani zakaria, chi chin yap, chin hua chia.  (2020).  fast microwave-assisted synthesis of copper nanowires as reusable high-performance transparent conductive electrode.  - current applied physics.  205-211. 

     

    nur fazlinda razali, chin hua chia, sarani zakaria, mohd shaiful sajab, tatsuya tobe, miku tsuda.  (2020).  penyahwarnaan efluen kilang minyak kelapa sawit (pome) melalui proses pengoksidaan fenton secara berterusan menggunakan limonit sebagai pemangkin.  - sains malaysiana.  69-74. 

     

    mohamad jani saad, chin hua chia, sarani zakaria, mohd shaiful sajab, sufian misran, mohammad hariz abdul rahman & siew xian chin.  (2019).  physical and chemical properties of the rice straw activated carbon produced from carbonization and koh activation processes.  - sains malaysiana.  385-391. 

     

    balqis az-zahraa norizan, nur syafiqah sauta, sharifah nurul ain syed hashim, sarani zakaria, muhammad fauzi daud, babul-airianah othman, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar.  (2019).  understanding the effects of alkali pretreatment and acid treatment of oil palm trunk fibres.  - cellulose chemistry and technology.  1001-1008. 

     

    seyedehmaryam moosavi, sinyee gan, sarani zakaria.  (2019).  functionalized cellulose beads with activated carbon fe3o4/cofe2o4 for cationic dye removal.  - cellulose chemistry and technology.  815-825. 

     

    nyak sazwani nyak mazlan, sarani zakaria, sinyee gan, chin hua chia & khairunnisa wazanah baharin.  (2019).  comparison of regenerated cellulose membrane coagulated in sulphate based coagulant.  - cerne.  18-24. 

     

    balqis az-zahraa, sarani zakaria, muhammad f. b. daud & sharifah nabihah syed jaafar.  (2018).  removal of oil palm trunk lignin in ammonium hydroxide pretreatment.  - the 2017 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings. 

     

    fatihah azamkamal, sarani zakaria, sinyee gan & hatika kaco.  (2018).  chemical and thermal studies on esterification of edta with raw cellulose and mercerized cellulose efb.  - the 2017 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings. 

     

    marhaini mostapha, noorhasmiera abu jahar, siew xian chin, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, sarani zakaria, wan m. aizat, and kamalrul azlan azizan.  (2016).  effect of zeolite catalyst on sugar dehydration for 5 hydroxymethylfurfural synthesis.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings, selangor malaysia.  1-5. 

     

    khairunnisa waznah baharin, sarani zakaria, sinyee gan, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar and chin hua chia.  (2016).  hydrothermally treated oil palm empty fruit bunch cellulose with urea and its dissolution in naoh-urea solvent system.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceeding.  1-5. 

     

    afifah aqilah alias khosnan, noorhasmiera abu jahar, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, sarani zakaria, and chin chia hua.  (2015).  conversion of different part core oil palm trunk into methyl levulinate & hydroxymethylfurfural production.  - the 2015 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium.  040004 (1-5). 

     

    balqis az-zahraa, sarani zakaria, muhammad f. b. daud & sharifah nabihah syed jaafar.  (2018).  removal of oil palm trunk lignin in ammonium hydroxide pretreatment.  - the 2017 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings. 

     

    fatihah azamkamal, sarani zakaria, sinyee gan & hatika kaco.  (2018).  chemical and thermal studies on esterification of edta with raw cellulose and mercerized cellulose efb.  - the 2017 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings. 

     

    marhaini mostapha, noorhasmiera abu jahar, siew xian chin, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, sarani zakaria, wan m. aizat, and kamalrul azlan azizan.  (2016).  effect of zeolite catalyst on sugar dehydration for 5 hydroxymethylfurfural synthesis.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings, selangor malaysia.  1-5. 

     

    khairunnisa waznah baharin, sarani zakaria, sinyee gan, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar and chin hua chia.  (2016).  hydrothermally treated oil palm empty fruit bunch cellulose with urea and its dissolution in naoh-urea solvent system.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceeding.  1-5. 

     

    afifah aqilah alias khosnan, noorhasmiera abu jahar, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, sarani zakaria, and chin chia hua.  (2015).  conversion of different part core oil palm trunk into methyl levulinate & hydroxymethylfurfural production.  - the 2015 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium.  040004 (1-5). 

     

    hatika kaco, sarani zakaria, chia chin hua, mohd shaiful sajab, fadzidah mohd idris.  (2019).  innovation for sustainability and green technology: degradation of inanimates forms.  - 20. 

     

    chi hoong chan, chin hua chia, sarani zakaria.  (2018).  functional polymeric composites : macro to nanoscales.  - 34. 

     

    hatika kaco, mohd shaiful sajab, sarani zakaria & chia chin hua.  (2018).  potensi produk hijau termaju daripada sumber biojisim pertanian.  - 4. 

     

    hatika kaco, mohd shaiful sajab, sarani zakaria, chia chin hua, chin siew xian & sharifah nurul ain syed hashim.  (2018).  potensi produk hijau termaju daripada sumber biojisim pertanian.  - 20. 

     

    rasidi roslan, sarani zakaria, chin hua chia, umar adli amran, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar.  (2018).  functional polymeric composites : macro to nanoscales.  - 31. 

     

    hatika kaco, sarani zakaria, chia chin hua, mohd shaiful sajab, fadzidah mohd idris.  (2019).  innovation for sustainability and green technology: degradation of inanimates forms.  - 20. 

     

    chi hoong chan, chin hua chia, sarani zakaria.  (2018).  functional polymeric composites : macro to nanoscales.  - 34. 

     

    hatika kaco, mohd shaiful sajab, sarani zakaria & chia chin hua.  (2018).  potensi produk hijau termaju daripada sumber biojisim pertanian.  - 4. 

     

    rasidi roslan, sarani zakaria, chin hua chia, umar adli amran, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar.  (2018).  functional polymeric composites : macro to nanoscales.  - 31. 

     

    hatika kaco, mohd shaiful sajab, sarani zakaria, chia chin hua, chin siew xian & sharifah nurul ain syed hashim.  (2018).  potensi produk hijau termaju daripada sumber biojisim pertanian.  - 20. 

     

    hatika kaco, mohd shaiful sajab, sarani zakaria & chia chin hua.  (2018).  potensi produk hijau termaju daripada sumber biojisim pertanian.  - 173. 

     

    sarani zakaria.  (2013).  lignoselulosa : sumber keterbaharuan untuk produk biopolimer mesra alam.  - 80. 

     

    sarani zakaria, chia chin hua, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, mohd shaiful sajab, nik lukman nik ibrahim, mazlan mohd tahir, azimin tazilan.  (2020).  improving malaysian he knowledge towards a wood and furniture industry 4.0.  - 1-36. 

     

    sarani bt. zakaria;sharifah nabihah binti syed jaafar;norsyahidah binti mohd hidzir.  (2020).  aerogel composites as slow release fertilizer.  -

     

    mohd shaiful bin sajab;abdul wahab bin mohammad;mohd sobri bin takriff;sarani bt. zakaria;chia chin hua.  (2019).  preparation of bifunctional graphene oxide-fe(iii) for removal of lignin and phenolic derivatives in cyclic of adsorption and fenton-oxidation system.  - 1-6. 

     

    sarani zakaria, sharifah nabihah syed jaafar, chia chin hua, gan sin yee.  (2019).  fabrication and characterisation of regenarated cellulose-graphene membrane from oil palm fibre.  - 1-17. 

     

    chia chin hua;sarani bt. zakaria;neoh hui min;chin siew xian;chook soon wei.  (2018).  decoration of silver nanoparticles on graphene and graphene oxide using a continuous flow microfluidic system.  -

     
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