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Senior Lecturer / Ketua Makmal Asas (Thermodynamic, Fluid Mechanic & Materials)

Polymer Engineering Department
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai,
Johor, Malaysia.

Room: N14-106 (Bilik Ketua Makmal) / N01-217
Phone: +607-553 5909 (N14) / 553 5531 (N01)
Fax: +607-558 1463

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 January 2013 )


Agus Arsad obtained his first degree in Chemical Engineering. He joined Tomypak Berhad, Johor as R&D Chemist for a 3 and half years before joined UTM as a Tutor at Polymer Engineering Department. In 2003, he furthered his study in MSc in Polymer Engineering and Science at Aston University, and University of Birmingham, UK. In 2010, he has been awarded a PhD degree in Polymer Engineering by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and received recognition as Best Postgraduate Student in Polymer Engineering during UTM Convocations.

He has taught several subjects of chemical engineering and polymer for a number of years. He had supervised 20 postgraduates and more than 20 undergraduate projects. He is currently a senior lecturer at UTM and Head of Basic Laboratory (Makmal Asas -Themodynamic, Fluid Mechanics & Material).

His research interest includes polymer rheology (experimental, modeling and simulation) and processing, polymer nanocomposites, recycling and conductive polymer. He is active in research and has been granted several research grand by government and private sectors. He has published research papers and conference proceedings on polymer composites, polymer blends and polymer nanocomposites as well as polymer rheology.

Currently, he involves with Plastics and Rubber Institute of Malaysia (PRIM) as Chairman of Southern Section. At the same time, he also has been assigned as student advisor for undergraduate students.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 January 2013 )