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PROFESOR MADYA TS. DR. GAANTY PRAGAS A/L MANIAM

Contact No. : 095492305
Gender : MALE
Nationality : MALAYSIA
Current Positon : DS54-A-PROFESOR MADYA
E-Mail : gaanty@ump.edu.my
 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
. 2011 : IJAZAH KEDOKTORAN (DOCTORAL DEGREE), UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
. 2007 : IJAZAH SARJANA (MASTERS DEGREE), UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
. 2003 : Diploma Lepasan Ijazah, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
. 1999 : IJAZAH SARJANA MUDA (BACHELOR DEGREE), UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
 
EXPERTISE
EXPERT AREA MAJOR YEARS OF EXPERTISE LEVEL
BIOMASS ENERGY TECHNOLOGY (INCLUDING BIOGAS AND BIOFUEL) BIODIESEL
7
SANGAT TINGGI
INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY HETEROGENEOUS CATALYST
7
SANGAT TINGGI
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
EMPLOYER POST JOIN DATE RESIGN DATE STATUS
Hitachi Express Singapore Pte. Ltd. QA OFFICER 01/11/1993 30/06/1994 TETAP
Am Paint Specialists Singapore Pte. Ltd. R&D CHEMIST 01/11/1998 30/06/2001 TETAP
Continental R&D Singapore Pte. Ltd. CHEMIST 01/07/2001 31/01/2006 TETAP
Sm Abdullah Munshi, Sm St. Georges & Sm Sg. Nibong, Pulau Pinang TEACHER 01/02/2006 31/10/2006 SEMENTARA
Universiti Sains Malaysia TUTOR 01/12/2007 31/05/2010 SEMENTARA
   
RESEARCH
NO. TITLE ROLE START DATE END DATE STATUS
1. IMPROVING BIODIESEL FILTERABILITY BY TREATING WITH CALCIUM SILICATE AS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENT OF ASTM D7501-09B Leader 15-JUN-2018 14-JUN-2020 Sedang Berjalan
2. POLY (VINYL ALCOHOL) (PVA) - PERFLUORINATED SULFONIC ACID (PFSA) EMBEDDED WITH METAL (Be, Mg, Ca) AS A CATALYST FOR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION Leader 01-MAR-2018 28-FEB-2021 Sedang Berjalan
3. Redesign the Ca based heterogeneous catalytic system for the synthesis of sugar carbonates from aqueous renewable sugar feedstock. Member 25-AUG-2017 24-AUG-2019 Sedang Berjalan
4. n-vitro Mosquito larvicidal activity of microalgae Lyngbya spp. against human vectors Aedes and Culex. Member 30-JUN-2017 29-JUN-2019 Sedang Berjalan
5. Transesterification of Inedible Oils to Biodiesel Over Heterogeneous Supported Catalyst Leader 01-MAR-2017 01-MAR-2020 Sedang Berjalan
6. Biodiesel from Ruber Seed Oil using Alumina-supported CaO-KI As a Catalyst Leader 01-MAY-2016 30-APR-2018 Sedang Berjalan
7. The effect of alkali and rare earth metals loading on waste deoiled-spent bleaching clay as a catalyst in transesterification reaction Leader 02-NOV-2015 01-NOV-2017 Selesai
8. REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF WATER USED FOR WASHING PALM METHYL ESTER IN BIODIESEL INDUSTRY Leader 15-SEP-2015 14-SEP-2017 Tamat
9. Alkaline earth Metals Loading on Waste Deoiled-Spent Bleaching Clay as Catalysts in Transesterification Reaction Leader 01-APR-2015 31-MAR-2017 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
10. Alkali and Rare Earth Metals Loading on Deoiled-Spend Bleaching Clay as Catalysts in Transesterification of Waste Oils Leader 15-MAR-2015 14-MAR-2017 Tamat
11. Functioning Palm Mill Biomass-Based Carbon as A Solid Acid Catalyst for Esterification of Palm Fatty Acid Distillate(PFAD) Leader 01-FEB-2015 31-JAN-2017 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
12. A Novel Species of High Lipid Contents Microalgae for Biodiesel Production Through Supercritical Fluid Extraction Method (SFE) - a New Approach Member 25-DEC-2014 24-DEC-2016 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
13. Preparation of Methyl Ester from Microalgae - for Its Potential Application in Diesel Engine Member 25-DEC-2014 24-DEC-2016 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
14. Oil Palm Sap As A New Feedstock For The Catalytic Synthesis Of Organic Carbonate Member 01-JUL-2014 30-JUN-2016 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
15. Synthesis of Vertically Aligned TiO2 Nano Structures on Conducting Glass Substrate for Applications in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Member 15-MAY-2014 14-MAY-2016 Tamat
16. Production of Aroma Compounds by Degradation of Carotenoid from Crude Oil Member 15-APR-2014 14-APR-2016 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
17. Silica Gel-Supported Pd Catalyst for C-C bond formation reactions Member 15-APR-2014 14-APR-2016 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
18. A New Service for Central Laboratory, UMP: Developing Eurycomanone as a Chemical Marker for Testing and Standardizing Tongkat Ali Products Member 01-MAR-2014 29-FEB-2016 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
19. Oil-Laden Decanter Clay As An Oil Source for In-Situ Preparation of Renewable Biodiesel (Methyl Esters) Leader 25-FEB-2014 24-FEB-2016 Tamat
20. In-Situ Trasesterification of Oil-Laden Spent Bleaching Clay using Calcium-Oxide as a Heterogeneous Catalyst Leader 25-FEB-2014 24-FEB-2016 Tamat
21. Biodiesel From Waste Resources Leader 15-OCT-2013 14-OCT-2014 Tamat
22. Catalytic Oxidative Desulphurization of Fuel Oils using Heterogenous Metal Oixde Catalyst Member 15-MAY-2013 14-NOV-2015 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
23. Oil-Laden Decanter Clay as an Oil Source fro in Situ Prepaation of Renewable Biodiesel (Methyl Esters) Leader 15-DEC-2012 14-DEC-2014 Selesai
24. Co2 Captured Technology for Catalystic Synthesis of Suger Carbonate From Biorenewable Feedstocks Member 15-NOV-2012 14-NOV-2014 Selesai (Tutup Projek)
25. Direct Catalystic Conversion of Natural Gas into Methanol via Liquid Phase Room Temperature Oxide Member 15-JUL-2012 14-JUL-2015 Selesai
26. Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Ash as a Catalyst in the Production of Biodiesel waste Palm Cooking Oil Leader 15-JUN-2012 14-MAY-2014 Tamat
27. Characterization and Utilization of Gypsum and Gypsum-based Compound as heterogeneous Catalysts in Transesterfication Member 01-JUN-2012 30-JUN-2014 Tamat
28. Optimization o the Formulation of a Percolating Nanonets in Non-Woven Fiber Cloths Containing Natural Polymers Containing Hole-Conducting Species Member 01-JUN-2012 30-JUN-2014 Tamat
29. In Situ Transesterification of Oil-laden Spent Bleaching Clay using Calcium-based Compounds as Heterogeneous Catalyst Leader 01-JUN-2012 30-JUN-2014 Tamat
30. Eutectic Ionic Liquid for Supercapacitor Electrolyste Member 01-JUN-2012 30-JUN-2014 Tamat
   
PUBLICATION
TYPE PUBLICATION TARIKH PENERBITAN TYPE OF CONTRIBUTION
REFEREED PUBLICATION
JOURNAL Homology Modeling and Molecular Docking Studies on Type II Diabetes Complications Reduced PPARγ Receptor with Various Ligand Molecules 17/05/2017 25%-Data validation
JOURNAL Palm fatty acid distillate as a potential source for biodiesel production-a review 01/02/2017 50%-idea of utilizing waste source
JOURNAL Review on methyl ester production from inedible rubber seed oil under various catalysts 01/03/2017 50%-idea contribution
JOURNAL Synthesis of Bimetallic Nanoparticles (Au–Ag Alloy) Using Commelina nudiflora L. Plant Extract and Study its on Oral Pathogenic Bacteria 20/01/2017 25%-Data validation
JOURNAL The Prospect of Microalgal Biodiesel using Agro-industrial and Industrial Wastes in Malaysia 12/01/2017 20 % data validation
JOURNAL Viable Glycerol Carbonate Synthesis Through Direct Crude Glycerol Utilization from Biodiesel Industry 01/06/2017 25%-Experimental
CONFERENCE PAPER Utilization of De-Oiled Spent Bleaching Clay as a Catalyst for Transesterification of Palm Olein 11/06/2016 50%-Experimental
JOURNAL In Vitro Anticancer Activity of Au, Ag Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Commelina Nudiflora L.Aqueous Extract Against HCT-116 Colon Cancer Cells 09/05/2016 20% of data analysis
JOURNAL Transesterification of Waste Cooking Oil using Calcium Loaded on Deoiled Spent Bleaching Clay as a Solid Base Catalyst 06/03/2016 50%-Experimental
JOURNAL Treating of Palm Oil Mill Effluent using Commelina Nudiflora Mediated Copper Nanoparticles as a Novel Bio-control Agent 23/09/2016 30 % of data analysis
JOURNAL Utilization of Palm Fatty Acid Distillate in Methyl Esters Preparation using SO42-/TiO2-SiO2 as a Solid Acid Catalyst. 10/03/2016 50%-Experimental and idea of waste utilization
JOURNAL Versatile Boiler Ash Containing Potassium Silicate for the Synthesis of Organic Carbonates 24/03/2016 25%-Experimental
CONFERENCE PAPER Rice Husk Silica Supported Oil Palm Fruit Ash as a Catalyst in the Transesterification of Waste Frying Oil 01/01/2015 85 % of result and discussion
JOURNAL Intracellular Biosynthesis of Au and Ag Nanoparticles using Ethanolic Extract of Brassica oleracea L. and Studies on their Physicochemical and Biological Properties 27/01/2015 30 % data validation
JOURNAL Intracellular Biosynthesis of Au and Ag Nanoparticles using Ethanolic Extract of Brassica oleracea L. and Studies on their Physicochemical and Biological Properties 27/01/2015 50%-data collection
JOURNAL Novel utilization of waste marine sponge (Demospongiae) as a catalyst in ultrasound-assisted transesterification of waste cooking oil 22/01/2015 75%-sumbangan idea dalam penggunaan bahan terbuang
JOURNAL Reusable Gypsum Based Catalyst for Synthesis of Glycerol Carbonate from Glycerol and Urea 23/06/2015 20 % of data analysis
JOURNAL Studies About The Effect of Different Photosynthetic Light Intensity On Two Isolated Species of Marine Microalgae (Diatom) for High Lipid Production 31/12/2015 30%
JOURNAL Utilization of Waste Fat from Catfish (Pangasius) in Methyl Esters Preparation Using Cao Derived from Waste Marine Barnacle and Bivalve Clam as Solid Catalysts 01/04/2015 60%-Experimental
CONFERENCE PAPER How Refinery Industry Waste (Spent Bleaching Clay/Earth) Related to the Energy Fuel Demand: A review 10/08/2014 75 % of data analysis
CONFERENCE PAPER Regeneration of Calcium Oxide (CaO) from Waste Gypsum via Two-step Reaction 17/10/2014 80% data analysis
CONFERENCE PAPER Ultrasound-aided In Situ Transesterification of oil Adsorbed on Decanter Cake Using Efba and Na2SiO3 as Catalysts 17/11/2014 75 % data analysis
CONFERENCE PAPER Ultrasound-aided In Situ Transesterification of oil Adsorbed on Decanter Cake Using Efba and Na2SiO3 as Catalysts. 17/11/2014 75%-Experimental
JOURNAL A Brief Review of Para‐Xylene Oxidation to Terephthalic Acid as a Model of Primary C–H Bond Activation 27/11/2014 20% od data validation
JOURNAL An accelerated route of glycerol carbonate formation from glycerol using waste boiler ash as catalyst 29/05/2014 20% for data analysis
JOURNAL Biodiesel Preparation from Decanter Cake with Solid Acid Catalyst 10/08/2014 85%
JOURNAL Biosynthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles Using Plant Derivatives and Their New Avenues in Pharmacological Applications – An Updated Report 08/12/2014 20 % of data validation
JOURNAL Biosynthesized Gold Nanoparticle Developed as a Tool for Detection of HCG hormone in Pregnant Women Urine Sample 23/02/2014 25%-Data validation
JOURNAL Commelina Nudiflora L. Edible Weed as a Novel Source for Gold Nanoparticles Synthesis and Studies on Different Physical-Chemical and Biological Properties 26/12/2014 20 % of data analysis
JOURNAL Nutraceuticals as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Colon Cancer: A Review 27/03/2014 25%-Data collection and accuracy
JOURNAL Transesterification of used cooking oil over alkali metal (Li, Na, K) supported rice husk silica as potential solid base catalyst 01/06/2014 50%
JOURNAL A case study – Regulation and functional mechanisms of cancer cells and control its activity using plants and their derivatives 01/08/2013 20%-Discussion related to the results
JOURNAL Decanter Cake as a Feedstock for Biodiesel Production: A First Report 24/07/2013 50% In experimental
JOURNAL Potential of feedstock and catalysts from waste in biodiesel preparation: A review 30/04/2013 50%-Corresponding author, Experimental, Data searching and validating
JOURNAL A New Heterogeneous Acid Catalyst System for Esterification of Free Fatty Acids Into Methyl Esters 05/05/2012 50-Experimental
JOURNAL A new catalyst system in transesterification of palm olein: Tolerance of water and free fatty acids 14/12/2012 25% In experimental
JOURNAL A new heterogeneous acid catalyst for esterification: Optimization using response surface methodology 01/04/2012 25% / In experiment and statistical analysis
JOURNAL A new heterogeneous acid catalyst system for esterification of free fatty acids into methyl esters 05/05/2012 25% In experimental
JOURNAL Catalysts derived from waste sources in the production of biodiesel using waste cooking oil 01/08/2012 25%-In experiment and statistical analysis
JOURNAL Rebuttal to the Arguments in the Letter to the Editor: Improvement May be Possible 11/01/2012 50%-Data validation
JOURNAL Sequential conversion of high free fatty acid oils into biodiesel using a new catalyst system 27/09/2012 25% In experimental
JOURNAL Performance of Calcium Oxide as a Heterogeneous Catalyst in Biodiesel Production: A Review 01/11/2011 80% on data collection
JOURNAL Pyrolysis of Residual Palm Oil in Spent Bleaching Clay by Modified Tubular Furnace and Analysis of the Products by GC-MS 23/02/2011 50-Experimental
JOURNAL Regeneration and Reutilization of Oil Laden Spent Bleaching Clay via In-Situ Transesterification and Calcinations 26/02/2011 80% experimental
JOURNAL Ultrasound Aided in Situ Transesterification of Crude Palm Oil Adsorbed on Spent Bleaching Clay 01/02/2011 25 % data analysis
JOURNAL Utilization of BA (boiler ash) as catalyst for transesterification of palm olein 19/09/2011 50%-Experimental
JOURNAL Utilization of Waste Cockle Shell (Anadara granosa) in Biodiesel Production from Palm Olein : Optimization Using Response Surface Methodology 16/03/2011 80 % experimental
JOURNAL Utilization of Waste Crab Shell (Scylla serrata) as a Catalyst in Palm Olein Transesterification 11/09/2011 80-Experimental
JOURNAL Crab and Cockle Shells as Catalysts for the Preparation of Methyl Esters from Low Free Fatty Acid Chicken Fat 11/08/2010 80 % experimental and data analysis
JOURNAL Biodiesel from Adsorbed Waste Oil on Spent Bleaching Clay using CaO as a Heterogeneous Catalyst 01/10/2009 85% experimental
JOURNAL Biodiesel production via transesterification of palm olein using waste mud crab (Scylla serrata) shell as a heterogeneous catalyst 08/08/2009 80 % experimental
   

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