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Research Output 2000 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)
Nutrients
Wastewater
wastewater
Chemical analysis
photoperiod
1 Citation (Scopus)
oil mill effluents
microalgae
Chlorella sorokiniana
wastewater
mill

Catalytic decomposition of methane into hydrogen and carbon nanotubes over mesostructured silica nanoparticle-supported nickel catalysts

Hasnan, N. S. N., Timmiati, S. N., Pudukudy, M., Yaakob, Z., Lim, K. L. & Taufiq-Yap, Y. H., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Porous Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Methane
Nickel
Silicon Dioxide
Hydrogen
7 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic decomposition of methane over rare earth metal (Ce and La) oxides supported iron catalysts

Pudukudy, M., Yaakob, Z., Jia, Q. & Takriff, M. S., 15 Feb 2019, In : Applied Surface Science. 467-468, p. 236-248 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rare Earth Metals
Methane
Rare earths
Iron
Decomposition
5 Citations (Scopus)
Hydrogen
Hydrogenation
Liquid fuels
Hydrogen storage
Carboxylic acids
Carbon Nanotubes
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
Methane
Field emission
field emission

Effects of open- And self-pollination on fruit set and seed quality in Jatropha curcas L.

Che Mat, N. H., Govender, N. T., Yaakob, Z. & V Ratnam, R. W., 1 Jan 2019, In : Sains Malaysiana. 48, 4, p. 703-709 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
open pollination
Jatropha curcas
self-pollination
seed quality
fruit set
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic improvement and challenges for cultivation of microalgae for biodiesel: A review

Bt Md Nasir, N. A. N., Islam, A. K. M. A., Anuar, N. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Jan 2019, In : Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry. 16, 3, p. 277-289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofuels
Pathogens
Biocompatible Materials
Carbon Monoxide
Algae

Intensification of Biodiesel Synthesis Reactor Using Biphasic Homogenous Catalytic Reaction: Parametric Study

Mohd Noor, N. A., Nurdin, S., Yaakob, Z. & Mahmud, M. S., 29 May 2019, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 58, 21, p. 9173-9178 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Liquids
Palm oil
Ethanol

Optimization of extraction parameters for antioxidant and total phenolic content of ficus carica L. Latex from white genoa cultivar

Shahinuzzaman, M., Yaakob, Z., Abdullah Sani, N., Akhtar, P., Zahidul Islam, M. D., Afsana Mimi, M. S. T. & Akmal Shamsudin, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 31, 8, p. 1859-1865 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Parameter extraction
Latex
Antioxidants
Assays
Ethanol

Renewable hydrogen-rich syngas from CO2 reforming of CH4 with steam over Ni/MgAl2O4 and its process optimization

Rahmat, N., Yaakob, Z., Rahman, N. A. & Jahaya, S. S., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam
Reforming reactions
catalysts
steam
methane
1 Citation (Scopus)

Serapan hidrogen pada komposit magnesium oksida nano-gentian karbon

Translated title of the contribution: Hydrogen sorption of magnesium oxide carbon nanofibre compositeKhalim Khafidz, N. Z. A., Yaakob, Z., Sharifah Najiha, T., Lin, K. S. & Lim, K. L., 1 Feb 2019, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 23, 1, p. 60-70 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnesium Oxide
Carbon nanofibers
Sorption
Hydrogen
Specific surface area
2018
Adsorption isotherms
Activated carbon
Seed
Chromium
Adsorption
11 Citations (Scopus)

A facile synthesis of clay – graphene oxide nanocomposite catalysts for solvent free multicomponent Biginelli reaction

Narayanan, D. P., Gopalakrishnan, A., Yaakob, Z., Sugunan, S. & Narayanan, B. N., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Arabian Journal of Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Oxides
Graphene
Nanocomposites
Clay
1 Citation (Scopus)

Algae and their growth requirements for bioenergy: a review

Najiha Badar, S., Mohammad, M., Emdadi, Z. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioenergy
Algae
Biomass
alga
biomass

Amorphous structure in Cu-Zn-V-Al oxide composite catalyst for methanol reforming

Mahmud, M. S., Yaakob, Z., Mohamad, A. B., Wan Daud, W. R. & Viet, V. N. D., 1 Jan 2018, In : IIUM Engineering Journal. 19, 1, p. 197-214 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reforming reactions
Catalyst
Oxides
Methanol
Composite
10 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic decomposition of undiluted methane into hydrogen and carbon nanotubes over Pt promoted Ni/CeO2 catalysts

Pudukudy, M., Yaakob, Z., Jia, Q. & Takriff, M. S., 1 Jan 2018, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 42, 18, p. 14843-14856 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Methane
Hydrogen
Carbon nanotubes
Decomposition
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization of several microcrystalline cellulose (Mcc)-based agricultural wastes via x-ray diffraction method

Sainorudin, M. H., Mohammad, M., Kadir, N. H. A., Abdullah, N. A. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Jan 2018, Sustainable Materials. Omar, M. F., Salleh, M. A. A. M., Che Halin, D. S., Abdullah, M. M. A-B., Zainal, F. F., Cheng-Yong, H., Yun-Ming, L., Ahmad, K. R., Abdullah, M. M. A-B. & Bakar, S. S. S. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 340-345 6 p. (Solid State Phenomena; vol. 280 SSP).

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

Agricultural wastes
cellulose
Cellulose
x ray diffraction
Diffraction
4 Citations (Scopus)
Effluents
Wastewater
Palm oil
effluent
wastewater

Kinetic study of Chromium VI adsorption onto palm kernel shell activated carbon

Mohammad, M., Sadeghi Louyeh, S. & Yaakob, Z., 11 Apr 2018, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 140, 1, 012018.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

activated carbon
chromium
shell
adsorption
kinetics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Non-supported nickel-based coral sponge-like porous magnetic alloys for catalytic production of syngas and carbon bio-nanofilaments via a biogas decomposition approach

Ali, B., Tasirin, S. M., Aminayi, P., Yaakob, Z., Ali, N. T. & Noori, W., 1 Dec 2018, In : Nanomaterials. 8, 12, 1053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biofuels
Biogas
Nickel
Carbon
Decomposition

RNA-seq data of the Jatropha curcas L. shoot system

Govender, N., Senan, S., Mohamed Hussein, Z. A., Isa, M. N. M., Yaakob, Z. & V Ratnam, R. W., 1 Dec 2018, In : Data in Brief. 21, p. 71-74 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jatropha curcas
RNA
shoots
biodiesel
transcriptomics
11 Citations (Scopus)

Single step solid-state fusion for MgAl2O4 spinel synthesis and its influence on the structural and textural properties

Rahmat, N., Yaakob, Z., Pudukudy, M., Rahman, N. A. & Jahaya, S. S., 15 Apr 2018, In : Powder Technology. 329, p. 409-419 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fusion reactions
Crystallite size
Annealing
Specific surface area
Agglomeration

Total phenolic contents and free radical scavenging activity of different parts of jatropha species

Akhtar, P., Yaakob, Z., Ahmed, Y., Shahinuzzaman, M. & Hyder, M. K. M. Z., 1 Jan 2018, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 30, 2, p. 365-370 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scavenging
Free Radicals
Antioxidants
Ultrasonics
Medicine
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

(CeO2-TiO2 untuk penurunan CO2 kepada metanol di bawah radiasi cahaya nampak: Kesan pemuatan ceria)

Translated title of the contribution: CeO2-TiO2 for photoreduction of CO2 to methanol under visible light: Effect of ceria loadingAbdullah, H., Ismail, N. A., Yaakob, Z., Khan, M. R. & Rahim, S. A., 1 Feb 2017, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 21, 1, p. 166-172 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerium compounds
Methanol
Catalysts
Photocatalysts
Energy gap
Biodiesel
Calcination
Sodium
Catalysts
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of Fe on catalytic hydrogenation of palm oil in aqueous solution

Wu, L. H., Nordin, M. R., Yaakob, Z., Liew, K. Y. & Li, J. L., 1 Jan 2017, In : Chemical Papers. 71, 1, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trans Fatty Acids
Palm oil
Hydrogenation
Fatty acids
Nanoparticles
2 Citations (Scopus)

In vitro production of fig (Ficus carica L.) plantlets

Moniruzzaman, M., Yaakob, Z. & Taha, R. A., 20 Oct 2017, 5th International Symposium on Fig. International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 1173. p. 231-235 5 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 1173).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ficus carica
figs
plantlets
shoots
medicinal properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mealybug (pseudococcidae) infestation and organic control in fig (Ficus Carica) orchards of Malaysia

Moniruzzaman, M., Yaakob, Z., Khatun, R. & Awang, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Biology and Environment. 117B, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carica
Ficus
Ficus carica
Pseudococcidae
Malaysia
47 Citations (Scopus)

Modified TiO2 photocatalyst for CO2 photocatalytic reduction: An overview

Abdullah, H., Khan, M. M. R., Ong, H. R. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of CO2 Utilization. 22, p. 15-32 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Photocatalysts
catalyst
Catalysts
Energy gap
Nonmetals
29 Citations (Scopus)
Methane
Nickel
Sol-gels
Hydrogen
nickel
11 Citations (Scopus)

One-pot sol-gel synthesis of Ni/TiO2 catalysts for methane decomposition into COx free hydrogen and multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Pudukudy, M., Yaakob, Z., Kadier, A., Takriff, M. S. & Hassan, N. S. M., 10 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
Sol-gels
Methane
methane
carbon nanotubes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Penilaian pertumbuhan mikroalga yang telah dipencil dari effluen kilang minyak sawit dalam media sintetik

Translated title of the contribution: Growth evaluation of microalgae isolated from palm oil mill effluent in synthetic mediaBadar, S. N., Yaakob, Z. & Sharifah Najiha, T., 1 Feb 2017, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 21, 1, p. 82-94 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effluents
Productivity
Photobioreactors
Lead compounds
Lipids
5 Citations (Scopus)

Production of COx Free Hydrogen and Nanocarbon via Methane Decomposition Over Unsupported Porous Nickel and Iron Catalysts

Pudukudy, M., Yaakob, Z., Dahani, N., Takriff, M. S. & Hassan, N. S. M., 30 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cluster Science. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Nickel
Hydrogen
methane
Iron

Properties of jatropha hybrid seed oil and its suitability as biodiesel feedstock

Aminul Islam, A. K. M., Yaakob, Z., Anuar, N., Primandari, S. R. P. & A Ghani, J., 20 Sep 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oilseeds
Biodiesel
Feedstocks
Fatty acids
Density (specific gravity)
27 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable oil palm industry: The possibilities

Khatun, R., Reza, M. I. H., Moniruzzaman, M. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Sep 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 76, p. 608-619 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Palm oil
Industry
Ecosystems
Deforestation
Greenhouse gases
2016
32 Citations (Scopus)

Biomass production and nutrients removal by a newly-isolated microalgal strain Chlamydomonas sp in palm oil mill effluent (POME)

Ding, G. T., Yaakob, Z., Takriff, M. S., Salihon, J. & Abd Rahaman, M. S., 2 Mar 2016, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 41, 8, p. 4888-4895 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
effluents
nutrients
biomass
Nutrients
18 Citations (Scopus)

Biotechnology for Jatropha improvement: A worthy exploration

Moniruzzaman, M., Yaakob, Z. & Khatun, R., 1 Feb 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 54, p. 1262-1277 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biotechnology
Crops
Genes
Genetic engineering
Energy security
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chemical Constituents of Saurauia roxburghii

Ahmed, Y., Akhtar, P., Rahman, S. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Sep 2016, In : Chemistry of Natural Compounds. 52, 5, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Methylene Blue
Irradiation
Degradation
Catalysts
1 Citation (Scopus)

Course syllabus

Harun, Z., Arshad, I., Yaakob, Z., Nordin, R. & Hashim, H., 1 Apr 2016, In : Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities. 24, April, p. 155-166 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syllabus
engineering
student
university
teaching method
53 Citations (Scopus)
Methylene Blue
Irradiation
Degradation
Catalysts
Coloring Agents

Efficiency of effluent treatment plants and threat to human health and aquatic environment in Bangladesh

Akhtar, P., Ahmed, Y., Islam, F., Alam, K., Mary, M., Islam, M. Z., Bhuiyan, M. M. H. & Yaakob, Z., 2016, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 28, 1, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effluent treatment
Environmental Protection Agency
Effluents
Health
Wastewater
7 Citations (Scopus)
Nutrients
Recycling
Effluents
Wastewater
recycling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of genetic homogeneity of Jatropha curcas L. hybrid at an early stage of shoot bud formation from petioles using ISSR marker

Nasir, N. A. N. M., Anuar, N., Zainuddin, Z. & Yaakob, Z., 1 Nov 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jatropha
Microsatellite Repeats
thidiazuron
5 Citations (Scopus)

Excellent photocatalytic activity of titania–graphene nanocomposites prepared by a facile route

Gopalakrishnan, A., Binitha, N. N., Yaakob, Z., Akbar, P. M. & Padikkaparambil, S., 12 May 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Graphene
Nanocomposites
nanocomposites
graphene
2 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic diversity among candidate plus plants (CPPs) in Jatropha (Jatropha curcas)

Islam, A. K. M. A., Anuar, N., Yaakob, Z. & Osman, M., 1 Sep 2016, In : Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 53, 3, p. 585-592 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jatropha
Jatropha curcas
genotype
Genotype
genetic variation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydroxyapatite-supported tri-metallic catalyst for hydrogen production from steam reforming of glycerol

Hakim, L., Yaakob, Z., Puspasari, I. & Wan Daud, W. R., 1 May 2016, In : Jurnal Teknologi. 78, 5, p. 381-386 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam reforming
Hydrogen production
Glycerol
Hydroxyapatite
Catalysts
5 Citations (Scopus)

Medicinal and cosmetics soap production from Jatropha oil

Shahinuzzaman, M., Yaakob, Z. & Moniruzzaman, M., 1 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. 15, 2, p. 185-193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Jatropha
Soaps
Cosmetics
Oils
Phorbol Esters
35 Citations (Scopus)
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
Cerium compounds
Lanthanum
Zirconia
Methane