• 2276 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
19992020
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Research Output 1999 2020

  • 2276 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 143 Article
  • 33 Conference contribution
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
2020

Fast microwave-assisted synthesis of copper nanowires as reusable high-performance transparent conductive electrode

Hashimi, A. S., Ginting, R. T., Chin, S. X., Lau, K. S., Nazhif Mohd Nohan, M. A., Zakaria, S., Yap, C. C. & Chia, C. H., Jan 2020, In : Current Applied Physics. 20, 1, p. 205-211 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conductive films
acetic acid
Nanostructured materials
purification
Acetic acid
2019

Comparison of regenerated cellulose membrane coagulated in sulphate based coagulant

Mazlan, N. S. N., Zakaria, S., Gan, S., Chia, C. H. & Baharin, K. W., 1 Jan 2019, In : Cerne. 25, 1, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
coagulants
cellulose
sulfates
sulfate
membrane
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the morphological and mechanical properties of oil Palm EFB fibres and kenaf fibres in nonwoven reinforced composites

Anuar, N. I. S., Zakaria, S., Gan, S., Chia, C. H., Wang, C. & Harun, J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 127, p. 55-65 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kenaf
Elaeis guineensis
composite materials
fiber content
mechanical properties

Effect of coagulant and drying methods on regenerated cellulose membrane

Mazlan, N. S. N., Zakaria, S., Hu, C. C. & Gan, S., 27 Jun 2019, 2018 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2018 Postgraduate Colloquium. Rasol, N. H. A., Ibrahim, K., Hasbullah, S. A., Jumali, M. H. H., Ibrahim, N., Hanafiah, M. M. & Latif, M. T. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 030007. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 2111).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
coagulants
cellulose
drying
membrane
membranes

Fabrication and characterization of carboxymethyl starch/poly(l-lactide) acid/β-tricalcium phosphate composite nanofibers via electrospinning

Yusof, M. R., Shamsudin, R., Zakaria, S., Hamid, M. A. A., Yalcinkaya, F., Abdullah, Y. & Yacob, N., 1 Sep 2019, In : Polymers. 11, 9, 1468.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electrospinning
Nanofibers
Starch
Phosphates
Fabrication
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fabrication and characterization of rice straw nanocellulose nanocomposites

Razali, N. A. M., Salleh, E. M., Othman, R. N. I. R., Jasmani, L., Zakaria, S. & Aziz, F. A., 6 Feb 2019, Materials Characterization using X-Rays and Related Techniques. Ahmad, Z. A., Mohamed, J. J. & Sulaiman, M. A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 5089364. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 2068).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

rice
nanocomposites
fabrication
crystallinity
epoxy resins

Functionalized cellulose beads with activated carbon Fe3O4/CoFe2O4 for cationic dye removal

Moosavi, S., Gan, S. & Zakaria, S., Jul 2019, In : Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 53, 7-8, p. 815-825 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cellulose
Activated carbon
Coloring Agents
Dyes
Adsorbents

Highly stable binder free CNTs/rGO aerogel electrode for decolouration of methylene blue & palm oil mill effluent via electro-Fenton oxidation process

Nazhif Mohd Nohan, M. A., Chia, C. H., Hashimi, A. S., Chin, S. X., Khiew, P. S., Zakaria, S., Azmi, A., Lau, K. S. & Razali, N. F., 1 Jan 2019, In : RSC Advances. 9, 29, p. 16472-16478 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbon Nanotubes
Palm oil
Aerogels
Graphite
Electrooxidation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Insight observation into rapid discoloration of batik textile effluent by in situ formations of zero valent iron

Mohd Shaiful, S., Ismail, N. N. N., Santanaraj, J., Mohammad, A. W., Abu Hasan, H., Chia, C. H., Zakaria, S. & Noor, A. M., 1 Feb 2019, In : Sains Malaysiana. 48, 2, p. 393-399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Discoloration
Effluents
Textiles
Iron
Oxidation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation on the Classified Extraction of the Bamboo Fiber and Its Properties

Hu, M., Wang, C., Lu, C., Anuar, N. I. S., Yousfani, S. H. S., Jing, M., Chen, Z., Zakaria, S. & Zuo, H., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Natural Fibers.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Fibers
Lignin
Tensile properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Isolation and characterization of macerated cellulose from pineapple leaf

Kassim, N. A., Mohamed, A. Z., Zainudin, E. S., Zakaria, S., Azman, S. K. Z. & Abdullah, H. H., 1 Feb 2019, In : BioResources. 14, 1, p. 1198-1209 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
cellulose
Fibers
X-ray diffraction
heating

Kesan Rawatan Alkali kepada Sifat Antara Muka dan Mekanik Komposit Uniarah Serabut Kenaf Memperkukuh Epoksi

Translated title of the contribution: Effect of alkali treatment on interfacial and mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced epoxy unidirectional compositesRen, Z., Wang, C., Zuo, Q., Yousfani, S. H. S., Anuar, N. I. S., Zakaria, S. & Liu, X., 1 Jan 2019, In : Sains Malaysiana. 48, 1, p. 173-181 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
kenaf
alkali treatment
epoxides
mechanical properties
shear stress
1 Citation (Scopus)

Physical and chemical properties of the rice straw activated carbon produced from carbonization and KOH activation processes

Saad, M. J., Chia, C. H., Zakaria, S., Mohd Shaiful, S., Misran, S., Rahman, M. H. A. & Chin, S. X., 1 Feb 2019, In : Sains Malaysiana. 48, 2, p. 385-391 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbonization
Straw
Activated carbon
Chemical properties
Physical properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Polyols and rigid polyurethane foams derived from liquefied lignocellulosic and cellulosic biomass

Amran, U. A., Zakaria, S., Chia, C. H., Roslan, R., Syed Jaafar, S. N. & Salleh, K. M., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cellulose.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyols
Fruits
Polyurethanes
Foams
Cellulose
3 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol and clock reaction of methylene blue using copper nanowires

Hashimi, A. S., Nohan, M. A. N. M., Chin, S. X., Zakaria, S. & Chia, C. H., 1 Jul 2019, In : Nanomaterials. 9, 7, 936.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Methylene Blue
Nanowires
Copper
Clocks
Acetic acid
1 Citation (Scopus)

Silver nanowires as flexible transparent electrode: Role of PVP chain length

Sheng Lau, K., Chin, S. X., Tan, S. T., Lim, F. S., Sea Chang, W., Yap, C. C., Jumali, M. H., Zakaria, S., Chook, S. W. & Chia, C. H., 30 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 803, p. 165-171 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Povidone
Chain length
Silver
Nanowires
Electric properties

Sodium cholate as efficient green reducing agent for graphene oxide via flow reaction for flexible supercapacitor electrodes

Lau, K. S., Ginting, R. T., Tan, S. T., Chin, S. X., Zakaria, S. & Chia, C. H., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics. 30, 21, p. 19182-19188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium Cholate
Graphite
Reducing Agents
electrochemical capacitors
Reducing agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Superabsorbent hydrogel from oil palm empty fruit bunch cellulose and sodium carboxymethylcellulose

Salleh, K. M., Zakaria, S., Mohd Shaiful, S., Gan, S. & Kaco, H., 15 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 131, p. 50-59 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium
Palm oil
Hydrogel
Fruits
Hydrogels
2018

Bio-phenolic resin from oil palm empty fruit bunches

Zakaria, Z., Zakaria, S., Roslan, R., Chia, C. H., Syed Jaafar, S. N. & Amran, U. A., 4 Apr 2018, 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1940. 020011

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

phenolic resins
fruits
oils
resins
formaldehyde

Chemical and thermal studies on esterification of EDTA with raw cellulose and mercerized cellulose EFB

Azamkamal, F., Zakaria, S., Gan, S. & Kaco, H., 4 Apr 2018, 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1940. 020016

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fruits
ethylenediaminetetraacetic acids
cellulose
fibers
bleaching
7 Citations (Scopus)

Chemically crosslinked hydrogel and its driving force towards superabsorbent behaviour

Salleh, K. M., Zakaria, S., Mohd Shaiful, S., Gan, S., Chia, C. H., Syed Jaafar, S. N. & Amran, U. A., 15 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 118, p. 1422-1430 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogel
Epichlorohydrin
Swelling
Chemical properties
Physical properties

Conversion of glucose into lactic acid using silica-supported zinc oxide as solid acid catalyst

Lau, K. S., Chia, C. H., Chin, S. X., Chook, S. W., Zakaria, S. & Juan, J. C., 1 Jan 2018, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 90, 6, p. 1035-1043 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Lactic acid
Zinc oxide
Silicon Dioxide
Glucose
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of graphene oxide on thermal stability of aerogel bio-nanocomposite from cellulose-based waste biomass

Gan, S., Zakaria, S., Chia, C. H. & Kaco, H., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cellulose.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerogels
Graphite
Cellulose
Oxides
Graphene
1 Citation (Scopus)

Enhanced thermal stability of esterified lignin in different solvent mediums

Hashim, S. N. A. S., Zakaria, S., Chia, C. H. & Syed Jaafar, S. N., 1 Jan 2018, In : Polymers from Renewable Resources. 9, 1, p. 39-49 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Pyridine
Thermodynamic stability
Alkalies
Maleic Anhydrides

Fabrikasi mikrosfera selulosa daripada linter kapas dan gentian batang kelapa sawit termodifikasi melalui kaedah emulsi

Translated title of the contribution: Fabrication of cellulose microspheres from modified cotton linter and oil palm trunk fibre via emulsion methodNorizan, B. A. Z., Mahadi, N. S., Nizam, N. N. M., Zakaria, S., Daud, M. F. & Syed Jaafar, S. N., 1 Oct 2018, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 22, 5, p. 915-921 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Emulsions
Microspheres
Cellulose
Cotton
2 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting cellulose dissolution of oil palm empty fruit bunch and kenaf pulp in NaOH/urea solvent

Baharin, K. W., Zakaria, S., Ellis, A. V., Talip, N., Kaco, H., Gan, S., Zailan, F. D. & Ain Syed Hashim, S. N., 1 Feb 2018, In : Sains Malaysiana. 47, 2, p. 377-386 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kenaf
Elaeis guineensis
pulp
cellulose
urea

Gabungan rawatan mekanik-kimia ke atas gentian tandan kosong kelapa sawit untuk penjerapan metilena biru dalam larutan akues

Translated title of the contribution: Combined mechanical-chemical pre-treatment of oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) fibers for adsorption of methylene blue (MB) in aqueous solutionChan, C. M., Chin, S. X., Chook, S. W., Chia, C. H. & Zakaria, S., 1 Dec 2018, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 22, 6, p. 1007-1013 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Methylene Blue
Fruits
Adsorption
Fibers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Increased solubility of plant core pulp cellulose for regenerated hydrogels through electron beam irradiation

Mohammad Padzil, F. N., Gan, S., Zakaria, S., Mohamad, S. F., Mohamed, N. H., Seo, Y. B. & Ellis, A. V., 9 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cellulose. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogels
Cellulose
Pulp
Electron beams
Solubility
1 Citation (Scopus)
Palm oil
Elaeis guineensis
Metabolites
sap
storage time

Oleophilicity and oil-water separation by reduced graphene oxide grafted oil palm empty fruit bunch fibres

Mohd Shaiful, S., Jauhari, W. N. W. A. R., Chia, C. H., Zakaria, S., Kaco, H. & Noor, AA. M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Sains Malaysiana. 47, 8, p. 1891-1896 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Graphite
Fruits
Oxides
Oils
1 Citation (Scopus)

Peningkatan perencat kakisan menggunakan tanin tertulen dalam medium HCL

Translated title of the contribution: Enhanced corrosion inhibition using purified tannin in HCL mediumKaco, H., Talib, N. A. A., Zakaria, S., Syed Jaafar, S. N., Othman, N. K., Chia, C. H. & Gan, S., 1 Dec 2018, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 22, 6, p. 931-942 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tannins
Carbon steel
Corrosion
Steel corrosion
Corrosion inhibitors

Physical properties of regenerated kenaf cellulose membrane: Using h2SO4 as coagulant

Azahari, N. A., Gan, S., Zakaria, S., Kaco, H. & Moosavi, S., 1 Jan 2018, In : Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 52, 3-4, p. 201-207 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coagulants
Cellulose
Physical properties
Membranes
Coagulation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Physico-mechanical, chemical composition, thermal degradation and crystallinity of oil palm empty fruit bunch, kenaf and polypropylene fibres: A comparatives study

Anuar, N. I. S., Zakaria, S., Kaco, H., Chia, C. H., Chunhong, W. & Abdullah, H. S., 1 Apr 2018, In : Sains Malaysiana. 47, 4, p. 839-851 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kenaf
thermal degradation
Elaeis guineensis
polypropylenes
chemical composition

Physico-mechanical properties of glass fibre reinforced biophenolic elastomer composite

Zakaria, Z., Zakaria, S., Roslan, R., Chia, C. H., Syed Jaafar, S. N., Amran, U. A. & Gan, S., 1 Oct 2018, In : Sains Malaysiana. 47, 10, p. 2573-2580 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
Glass fibers
Resins
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)
Elaeis guineensis
sap
proteomics
tree trunk
disease resistance
1 Citation (Scopus)

Puncture resistance and mechanical properties of graphene oxide reinforced natural rubber latex

Chong, K. Y., Chia, C. H., Zakaria, S., Pham, T. H., Lucas, D. & Chin, S. X., 1 Jan 2018, In : Sains Malaysiana. 47, 9, p. 2171-2178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Rubber
Latex
Oxides
Mechanical properties

Removal of oil palm trunk lignin in ammonium hydroxide pretreatment

Az-Zahraa, B., Zakaria, S., Daud, M. F. B. & Syed Jaafar, S. N., 4 Apr 2018, 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1940. 020017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

lignin
pretreatment
hydroxides
oils
fibers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Simplified production of graphene oxide assisted by high shear exfoliation of graphite with controlled oxidation

Chong, K. Y., Chia, C. H., Chook, S. W., Zakaria, S. & Lucas, D., 1 Jan 2018, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 42, 6, p. 4507-4512 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Oxides
Graphene
Oxidation
Shearing

Synthesis and characterization of polybenzoxazine thermoset via solventless method

Tan, Y. J., Rohimi, N. F., Roslan, R., Salim, N., Mustapha, S. N. H. & Zakaria, S., 9 Nov 2018, Green Design and Manufacture: Advanced and Emerging Applications: Proceeding of the 4th International Conference on Green Design and Manufacture 2018. Tahir, M. F. B. M., Ahmad, R., Saad, M. N. B. M., Ghazli, M. F. B., Abdullah, M. M. A-B., Rahim, S. Z. B. A. & Jamaludin, L. B. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 2030. 020225

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

phenols
fossils
synthesis
crude oil
resources
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
Palm oil
Heavy Metals
Fruits
Heavy ions
Adsorbents
2 Citations (Scopus)

As-spun Bio-Novolac Fibre morphological study based on resin's physico-chemical properties

Rahim, S. N. A. A., Zakaria, S., Syed Jaafar, S. N., Chia, C. H., Roslan, R., Kaco, H. & Gan, S., 1 Sep 2017, In : Sains Malaysiana. 46, 9, p. 1659-1665 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formaldehyde
resins
physicochemical properties
phenol
molecular weight
12 Citations (Scopus)

Autohydrolysis processing as an alternative to enhance cellulose solubility and preparation of its regenerated bio-based materials

Gan, S., Zakaria, S., Chen, R. S., Chia, C. H., Padzil, F. N. M. & Moosavi, S., 1 May 2017, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 192, p. 181-189 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cellulose
Cellulose
solubility
Solubility
preparation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bifunctional regenerated cellulose membrane containing TiO2 nanoparticles for absorption and photocatalytic decomposition

Yan, E. Y. C., Zakaria, S., Chia, C. H. & Boku, T. R., 1 Apr 2017, In : Sains Malaysiana. 46, 4, p. 637-644 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
Nanoparticles
Decomposition
Membranes
Composite membranes

Bio-based phenol formaldehyde from lignocellulosic biomass

Roslan, R., Zakaria, S., Chia, C. H., Amran, U. A. & Syed Jaafar, S. N., 1 Jan 2017, Functional Polymeric Composites: Macro to Nanoscales. Apple Academic Press, p. 75-96 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Phenol
Formaldehyde
Phenols
Biomass
Resins
7 Citations (Scopus)

Carboxylated-nanoncellulose as a template for the synthesis of silver nanoprism

Chook, S. W., Yau, S. X., Chia, C. H., Chin, S. X. & Zakaria, S., 15 Nov 2017, In : Applied Surface Science. 422, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silver
Cellulose
Raman scattering
Functional groups
Nanoparticles

Combination of Gamma Irradiation and sodium carbonate pretreatment on oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) for high acidic hydrolysis yield

Chin, S. X., Chia, C. H., Zakaria, S., Ahmad, S. & Tasirin, S. M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Sains Malaysiana. 46, 1, p. 167-173 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Fruits
Carbonates
Hydrolysis
Sodium
9 Citations (Scopus)
Composite membranes
Chitosan
Silver
Cellulose
Nanoparticles

Emergence of a new nanomaterial: Nanocellulose and its nanocomposites

Chan, C. H., Chia, C. H. & Zakaria, S., 1 Jan 2017, Functional Polymeric Composites: Macro to Nanoscales. Apple Academic Press, p. 163-195 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanostructured materials
Nanocomposites
Cellulose
Biomass
Lignin
11 Citations (Scopus)
Cellulose films
Nanocomposite films
Graphite
Carbamates
Oxides

Graphene oxide as support and regenerative substrate for lead ions in catalytic conversion of lactic acid

Chin, S. X., Chook, S. W., Chia, C. H., Lau, K. S., Zakaria, S. & Tasirin, S. M., 1 Nov 2017, In : BioResources. 12, 4, p. 7133-7144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Lactic acid
Oxides
Graphene
Lactic Acid