Work History

Work History
Dec 2002 - Jul 2017



Researcher, Lecturer and Consultant

Department of BioChemical Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia.
  •  Synthesis and investigative applications of zeolites and carbon adsorbents Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes(CNTs),
  • Carbon Nanofibers(CNFs),
  • Environmental applications, and implications of engineered nanomaterials.
  • Production and performance evaluation of low-cost powdered activated carbon using gas & steam routes.
  • Impact of primary water treatment processes(powdered activated carbon, zeolite and chitosan).
  • Optimization and Model Development for De-watering of Wastewater Sludge/Bio-solids using Electro-osmotic Techniques.
  • Resource recovery(water, nutrient and energy) from wastewater. 
  • Renewable energy from Jatropha and Moringa Oleifera
  • Modeling and simulation 
  • Compost production management and utilization 
  • Managing budgets and other project resources

Engineering Manager

Department of BioChemical Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia.
  • Assistant Professor, B. TEACHING 2002-Present)
  • Process Control;
  • Process Simulation and Modeling;
  • Mass transfer; Introduction to Chemical Engineering;
  • Design Plant Design Project;
  • Engineering Management;
  • Solid waste management;
  • Advanced Chemical process control(PG);
  • Chemical Process Safety(PG);
  • Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse(PG);
  • Air Pollution Technology(PG);
  • Biological waste treatment Design(PG);


  • Engineering Management Biofuel production;
  • Bioenergy;
  • Production & Application of Nanotechnology for wastewater treatment;
  • Waste water treatment plant design;
  • Biological waste water treatment;
  • Waste water engineering;
  • Solid and hazardous waste management;
  • Landfill design;
  • Composting;
  • Materials science and Engineering;
  • Environmental Engineering;
  • Strategic Management and Planning;
Feb 1989 - Dec 1990


Khartoum Beauty and Cleaning Company

Responsible of Production, administrative and Labour management

Feb 1988 - Nov 1988

Engineer Shift in Charge

Bagir Textile Company

Engineer Shift in Charge of Machines, production, and labour management


May 1999 - Jun 2002

Doctor of Philosophy

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering (Environmental Engineering)

Aug 1997 - Jul 1998

Master of Science

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (Systems Engineering)

Apr 1983 - Jul 1988


Gezira University Sudan

Honour Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (Textile Technology)

Prof Alkabbashi



Expert System (ES)

Expert Systems and knowledge-Based Systems


Minitab for design of experiment


• SuperPro Designer

Computer usage

• Use of computer interfacing and data acquisition in reaction engineering and control laboratory experiments


• Use of SPSS

Aspen Plus and HYSYS

• Aspen Plus and HYSYS in Design Project, thermodynamics, optimization, mass and energy balances


Matlab for Chemical and Environmental Engineering usage

Design of Experiment DOE Design Expert

The scientific way of designing an experiment

Polymath in teaching kinetics and reactor design

How to use Math for Kinetics and Process design


Apr 1988 - Dec 2020

BSC Hons

Gezira University Sudan
Bachelor of Science with Honour

Prof. Dr. Md Zahangir Alam


Professor Dr. Said Salah Eldin Hamed Elnashaie

B.Sc. (Cairo Univ.), M.Sc. (Univ. of Waterloo), Ph.D. (Univ. of Edinburgh) Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Tel: +603-89464475 Fax: +603-86567120 E-mail:,

Dean Faculty of Engineering UPM

IIT India Madras University of Madras INDIA Phone: + 91-44-2257 4118(O); FAX: +91-44-2257 4102

Chair Prof. Dr. Fakhru'l-Razi Ahmadun

Dean Faculty of Engineering UPM B.Sc. (Hons) (Leeds), M.Sc. (Leeds), Ph.D. (Newcastle Upon Tyne) Areas of interest: Environmental Engineering and Nanotechnology Tel: +603-89466304 Fax: +603-86567120 E-mail:

Prof. Dr. Md Zahangir Alam

Department of Biotechnology, International Islamic University, Malaysia, Tel: 00 -60-3- 61964571 Email: