IR DR MOHD DANIAL IBRAHIM

Dr Mohd Daniel

Dr.Eng (Science & Technology) (Tokai University, Japan)
MEng (Mechanical Engineering) (Tokai University, Japan)
BEng (Hons) (Mechanical Engineering) (Tokai University, Japan)
Phone No. : 082 58 3265
Email(@unimas.my) : imdanial
Area(s) of SPecialization : Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Tribology, Precision Engineering


Teaching and Learning Activities

Undergraduate Students Supervisions:
 
1. Saad Salahuddin Musa (2015), Thesis Topic: “Reducing Energy Loss in Air Distribution System of HVAC,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

2. Siti Nur Azizah Amran (2015), Thesis Topic: “Drag Reduction on Surfaces Inspired by Shark Skin (Dermal Denticles),” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

3. Nurul Aufa Abdul Majid (2015), Thesis Topic: “Concept of Passive and Active Chiller Beam in HVAC,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

4. Norliza Marusman (2015), Thesis Topic: “Characterization of Fluid Dynamic Bearings in High Precision Engineering Eguipments,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

5. Nordin Abu Bakar (2015), Thesis Topic: “Improvement of Manufacturing Quality Problems in Diecasted Parts Used in Vehicles,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

6. Valeri Semunau ak Jeremiah (2015), Thesis Topic: “Super-hydrophobic Surfaces on Lotus,” BEng. (Mechanical), co-supervisor, ongoing.

7. Syafina Zainal (2015), Thesis Topic: “Self-sustained Auto Cleansing Solar Panel for Rural Areas,” BEng. (Mechanical), co-supervisor, ongoing.

8. Yana Shaheera Yunos (2014), Thesis Topic: “Non-Newtonian Blood Flow Behaviour in Microchannels-Application in Medical Industry,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.  

9. Wong Lee Kwang (2014), Thesis Topic: “Study of the Whale Tip Blade Design Integrated with Macro Dimples on Boat Propellers,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

10. Mohd Rahmat A Rahman (2014), Thesis Topic: “Mold Designs in Diecasting with Introduction of Carbides as Elements to Improve Production Rate,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

11. Nur Farhana Abdul Kadir (2014), Thesis Topic: “Effects of Spring Inspired Blade Design on Wind Turbine Performance,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

12. Herbert Ian Bin Juhan (2014), Thesis Topic: “Bladeless Fan Inspired by Noise Reduction Technology,” BEng. (Mechanical), ongoing.

13. Siti Nazirah Abdullah (2013), Thesis Topic: “Whale-inspired Blade Design of a Contra-Rotating Tidal Turbine,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

14. Nur Atiqah Nadia Remmy Iskandar (2013), Thesis Topic: “Durable Hybrid Powered White Pepper Retting Machine Integrated with Crude Enzymatic Solutions,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

15. Kelvin Wong (2013), Thesis Topic: “Study of Blood Flow Characteristics in the Micro-needle Designs Inspired by Mosquito’s Fascicle,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

16. Tan Wai Kong (2013), Thesis Topic: “Thermofluidic Effects of Actuator Arm Designs in an Ultra High Speed 3.5” Hard Disk Drives,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

17. Siti Zaharah Ibrahim (2012), Thesis Topic: “Effect of Macro-surface Modification of Subsonic Flow on Airplane Winglets,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

18. Siti Noor Haizum Semait (2012), Thesis Topic: “Minimizing Pain Stresses Using QuadrupleTip Micro-Needles – An Application From Mosquito Syringes,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

19. Cathy Ambrose (2012), Thesis Topic: “Mobile Automatic White Pepper Retting Machine Integrated with Enzymatic Solutions,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

20. Chew Chang Kit (2012), Thesis Topic: “S-shaped Actuator Arm for HDD’s Component,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

21. Simon Wong (2012), Thesis Topic: “Aerodynamic Properties Improvements of Surfaces,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

22. Melissa Elimy Mullen (2012), Thesis Topic: “Newtonian and Non-newtonian Flow Characteristics for a Modified Spiral Thrust Bearing,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

23. Patricia Patrick (2012), Thesis Topic: “3-Dimensional Preliminary Topography of UNIMAS for Future Evaluations of Wind Flow Characteristics,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

24. Ong Jin Ho (2011), Thesis Topic: “Identifications and/or Improvements of Static and/or Dynamic Characteristics and Performance of HDDs,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

25. Colette Tami (2011), Thesis Topic: “Mechanism of Blood Withdrawal from Mosquitoes Syringe,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

26. Jong Kong Lip (2011), Thesis Topic: “Aerodynamic Properties Improvements of Surfaces,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

27. Hii Hiong Hung & Marphy Ak Hendary (2011), Thesis Topic: “Designing an Anaerobic Digester of a Biological Waste Recovery System,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

28. Awang Rahim Osman (2008), Thesis Topic: “Fundamental Study on the Mechanism of Blood Withdrawal of Mosquito,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

29. Muhammad Tasnim Abd. Hamid (2008), Thesis Topic: “Investigation on Ideal Shape and Optimal Design of Golf Balls,” BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

  

Undergraduates Students Co-supervisions (Tokai Univ., Japan)

Year 2009
1. Stabilization Method of Small Bore Journal Bearing Utilizing Starved Lubrication (Experimental Study on Vibration Characteristic Under Various Loading Condition) - Tonoike, Tsukidate, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

2. Stabilization Method of Small Bore Journal Bearing Utilizing Starved Lubrication (Stabilization Method by Control of Supplied Oil Quantity ) - Kobayashi, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

3. Experimental Study on Small Bore Journal Bearing Supporting a Left-Right Asymmetrical Shaft - Shimizu, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

4. Study of Flying Height Measurement of Air Thrust Bearings Considering Thermal Effects - Onai, Yamamoto, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

5. Vibration Response Characteristics of Fluid Dynamic Bearing for Small Size Spindle Motors - Akiyama, Sato, Otsuka, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

 
Year 2010

6. Stability Experiment of Small Bore Journal Bearing Supporting a Left-Right Asymmetrical Shaft - Yabuki, Tsutsumi, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

7. Experimental Study on Temperature of Oil in Bearing Clearance under Starved Lubrication - Kimura, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

8. Measurement Study of Pressure Distribution of Air Thrust Dynamic Bearings - Takahashi, Iizuka, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

9. Precision of Temperature Measurement of Thrust Air Bearing - Kurihara, Miyamoto, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

10. Impact Response Experiment of Sliding Bearing for Small Size Spindle Motors - Take, Ikegami, Kumeta, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

Year 2011

11. Relationship Between Starved Lubrication and Oil Temperature of Small Bore Journal Bearing - Taniguchi, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

12. Measurement of Pressure Distribution and Load Carrying Capacity of Air Thrust Bearing Having Optimized Grooves-Harayama, Hanyu, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

13. Impact Response Characteristics of Small Size Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle for 2.5" HDD - Nakajima, Hyono, BEng. (Mechanical), completed.

 

Industrial Exposures:

1. Mechanical Engineer at DRB-HICOM HICOM Diecastings Sdn. Bhd. Lot 16, Jalan Sementa 27/19, Seksyen 27, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, P.O.Box 7167, 40704 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, (3rd February 2014~current), under Casting Engineering Department and Machining Department, (Staff ID: 300124).

2.  Assistant Engineer at Andersen Takaki Bakery Co. Ltd., Hadano Plant, Japan 598-2 Aza Kubaribata Soya, Hadano City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (April 2005 ~ March 2007), under Cold Storage Department.

Consultancies:

i. Pump System Optimization in collaboration with United Nations;
Client: IOI Pan-Century Oleochemicals, Pasir Gudang, Johor
 
ii. Steam System Optimization in collaboration with United Nations;
Client: RP Chemicals, Kuantan, Pahang,
 
Client: Emergy Oleochmeicals, Telok Panglima Garang, Selangor
iii. Compressed Air System Optimization in collaboration with United Nations;
Client: Spritzer, Taiping, Perak,
Client: Tasek Cement, Ipoh, Perak,
Client: Malaysian Sheet Glass, Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
 
iv. Fan System Optimization in collaboration with United Nations;
Client: HeveaBoard, Gemas, Negeri Sembilan,
Client: Malaysian Mosaics, Kluang, Johor
 
 
v. DRB-HICOM Berhad, Hicom Diecastings Sdn Bhd.
Pre-production of Mazda Japan’s Part: Bracket Shaft Assy and Power Steering Housing
Client: Mazda Motor Corporation (Japan)
Perodua Engine Timing Belt Cover Production, Oil Retainer Seal Production
Client: Perodua Engine Manufacturing
Nissan Japan (NSK) Power Steering Housing Production
Client: ZF Lenksysteme

Postgraduate Students Supervisions:

1. Yana Shaheera Yunos (2015), “Micro-needle with Micro-pump for Drug and Blood Delivery in Polygonal Structure of Microchannel,” MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

2. Wong Lee Kwang (2015), “Simulation and Experimental Study of Portable and Non-portable Lantern Wind Turbine,” MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

3. Mohd Rahmat A Rahman (2015), “Molten Flow Behavior in Mold Design of High Pressure Diecasting,” MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

4. Muhammad Zaidi Mohtar (2015), “Optimization of Airflow inside Biosafety Cabinet Class 2 Type A2,” MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

5. Muhammad Shukry Fasihuddin (2015), “Condition Based Monitoring: Predictive Machinery Fault Detection through Vibration Analysis,” MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

6. Khan Waheed Qamar (2014), Thesis Topic: “Development and Characterization of Ni-Free Ti-Ta-X (X=Hf, Zr, Sn) High Temperature Shape memory Alloys”, PhD. (Mechanical), co-supervisor, ongoing.

7. Nadia Austin (2014), Thesis Topic: “Evaluation of Sago Biomass Based Composite Material For 3D Printing Technology”, MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

8. Siti Zaharah Ibrahim (2014), Thesis Topic: “Macro Surface Modification for Airplane Winglets Based on Dimples and Rivets Protuberances ”, MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

9. Asliana Asmara (2014), Thesis Topic: “Invesyigation of Multiphase Oceanic Laminar-Turbulent Flow for Modified Designs Tidal Turbine Blades Surface”, MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing. 

10. Christopher Jantai anak Boniface (2014), Thesis Topic: “A Radiant Times Series Method for Cooling Load Calculation for Dewan Tunku Abdul Rahman (DeTAR PUTRA UNIMAS)”, MEng. (Mechanical), main supervisor, ongoing.

11. Berry Rence anak Senawi (2013), Thesis Topic: “Comparison Study of Traditional White Pepper Production with Enzymatic White Pepper Production using Pectinase from Aspergillus sp.”, MSc. (Biotechnology), co-supervisor, ongoing.


Courses taught
Undergraduate courses Taught at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

 

Academic Year

Semester

Courses Name/Code

Credit Hours

2014/2015

Sem 1

Computational Fluid Dynamics / KNJ4302

2

2013/2014

Sem 2

Tribology / KNJ4312

2

2013/2014

Sem 1

Engineering Mathematics 1 / KNF1013

3

Engineering Mathematics 3 / KNF2033

3

2012/2013

Sem 2

Fluid Mechanics 1 / KNJ1053

3

Tribology / KNJ4312

2

Engineering Mathematics 3 / KNF2033

3

2012/2013

Sem 1

Engineering Mathematics 3 / KNF2033

3

2011/2012

Sem 2

Tribology / KNJ4312

2

2011/2012

Sem 1

Engineering Laboratory 1 / KNJ1231

1

Engineering Mathematics 3 / KNF2033

3

2010/2011

Sem 2

Tribology / KNJ4312

2

2007/2008

Sem 2

Fluid Mechanics 1 / KNJ1053

3

2007/2008

Sem 2

Engineering Laboratory IV / KNJ2261

1

2007/2008

Sem 1

Statics / KNJ1013

3

Fluid Mechanics 2 / KNJ2103

3

Engineering Laboratory III / KNJ2251

1

End User Computing / TMX1010

0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 



Research and Development
Research Grants:    

 1. Project Leader, “Investigation of Non-Newtonian and Multiphase Laminar-Turbulent Flow Regime Rheology of Modified Nano-Macro Boundary Surfaces,” Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Grant No: FRGS/TK01(01)/1059/2013(05), RM96,850.00, Jan 2014 ~ Dec 2015, in progress.

2. Project Member, “Enzymatic Processing of White Pepper using Pectinase for Cottage Industries in Sarawak,” Prototype Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Grant No: PRGS/1/2013/SG06/UNIMAS/02/1, RM166,000.00, Aug 2013 ~ Jul 2015, in progress.

3. Project Member, “Telecentre Programme Among Orang Asli West Malaysia (TPOA)," Ministry of Rural and Regional Development, Department of Orang Asli Development, Grant No: GL(I03)/07/2013/JAKOA (07), RM4,900,000.00, Apr 2013 ~ Feb 2016, in progress.

4. Project Member, “Production and Evaluation of Sago Biomass Based Composite Material for 3D Printing Technology,” Exploratory Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Grant No: ERGS/1/2013/TK04/UNIMAS/02/02, RM91,000.00, Apr 2013 ~ Mar 2015, in progress.

5. Project Leader, “Theoretical Development and Experimental Verifications of a Smart and Energy Efficient Hard Disk Drives,” Research Acculturation Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Grant No: RAGS/c(4)937/2012(38), Dec 2012 ~ Nov 2014, RM25,000.00, in progress.

6. Project Member, “Accelerated Production of White Pepper Using Integrated Mechanical and Enzymatic Solutions in an Automated Machine,” Research Acculturation Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Grant No: RAGS/c(4)935/2012(36), Dec 2012 ~ Nov 2014, RM20,000.00, in progress.

7. Project Member, “Achieving Desired Operational Condition for Devices Interacting with Fluid Flow through Exploitation of Dimples and Rivets,” Research Acculturation Grant Scheme, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Grant No: RAGS/c(4)938/2012(39), Dec 2012 ~ Nov 2014, RM25,000.00, in progress.

8. Project Member, “Energy Optimization for Rural ICTs Telecentre,” Unimas Grant, Grant No: CoE-COERI/PK4/03/2012 (01), Mar 2012 ~ Sept 2014, RM54,720.00, completed.

9. Project Leader, “Improvements of Static and Dynamic Characteristics for High Performance Mobile Hard Disk Drives,” Osaka Gas Foundation in Cultural Exchange (OGFICE) Research Grant Scheme, Grant No: L18403/F02/00/OSAKA RESEARCH, January 2012 ~ December 2012, RM9,500.00, completed.

10. Project Member, “Improving Rice Milling for Domestic Application,” Osaka Gas Foundation in Cultural Exchange (OGFICE) Research Grant Scheme, Grant No: L18403/F02/00/OSAKA RESEARCH, January 2012 ~ December 2012, RM5,000.00, completed.

11. Project Member, “Integrated Closed-loop Biological Wastes Recovery System,” Grant No: UNIMAS0000356, August 2011 ~ July 2012, RM70,000.00, completed.

 

Publications:

Journals:

1. Ibrahim, M.D., R.Iskandar, N.A.N., Ashaari, M.F., Zulkharnain, A., A.Hussaini, A.A.S., “Durable Hybrid-Powered White Pepper Retting Machine Integrated with Crude Enzymatic Solution,” J. Appl. Sci. & Agric., 9(15): pp. 6-13, 2014, ISSN: 1816-9112.

2. Ibrahim, M.D., Othman, A.K., Zen, H., A.Rahman, N., Atan, M.F., Masiar@Peton, J., “Smart Power Management System for Rural Telecentre Conceptual Design,” J. Appl. Sci. & Agric., 9(15): pp. 14-19, 2014, ISSN: 1816-9112.

3. Ibrahim, M.D., Asmara, A., Abdullah, S.N., Ashaari, M.F., Ibrahim, N., Miyanaga, N., “Whale Inspired Blade Design of a Contra-Rotating Tidal Turbine,” J. Appl. Sci. & Agric., 7(13): pp. 20-27, 2014, ISSN: 1816-9112. 

4. Sunami, Y., Ibrahim, M.D. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Oil Lubricated Thrust Bearing for Hard Disk Drive with High Speed Spindle Motor,” International Journal of Rotating Machineries, pp. 1-11, Volume 2013, Article ID 896148, ISSN: 1542-3034.

5. Ashari, M.F., Ibrahim, M.D., Awang Husaini, A.A.S. and Zulkharnain, A.,“Accelerated Production of White Pepper using Integrated Mechanical and Enzymatic Solutions in an Automated Machine,” Periodical of Key Engineering Materials Vol. 572 in 2014 with the title Advanced Design and Manufacture V Key Engineering Materials Vol. 572 (2014), pp 304-307, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.572.304.

6. Ibrahim, M.D. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Oil Lubricated Thrust Bearing for Hard Disk Drive,” Selected Articles of the 2nd International Conference on Design Engineering and Science, New Progress in Design Engineering and Science, Feb 2011 Edition, pp.1-6, ISBN 978-4-9905565-1-8.

7. Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Thrust Air Bearing for Hard Disk Drive Spindle Motor,” Trans. of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Series C)Vol. 77 No. 73-2011-1, No. 2010-JCC-0069 (in Japanese), Jan 25, 2011, pp. 234-245, ISSN 1881-3054.

8. Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Thrust Air Bearing for Hard Disk Drive Spindle Motor,” JSME-IIP/ASME-ISPS Joint Conference on Micromechatronics for Information and Precision Equipment, Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, System, and Manufacturing, Vol. 4, Issue No. 1, August 2009, pp. 70-81, DOI: 10.1299/jamdsm.4.70.

 

 Peer Reviewed Proceedings:

1. Boniface, C.J., Miyanaga, N. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Radiant Times Series (RTS) For Equatorial Climates,” Proc. of the World Engineering Conference and Convention 2015, WECC 2015 Engineering: Innovation and Society, Nov 29-Dec 2, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 1-6, accepted.

2. Ibrahim, S.Z., Miyanaga, N., Ibrahim, N., Ashari, M.F., Khan, A.A. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Macro-Surface Modifications of Subsonic Flow on Winglets,” Proc. of the World Engineering Conference and Convention 2015, WECC 2015 Engineering: Innovation and Society, Nov 29-Dec 2, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 1-6, accepted.

3. Othman, A.K., Zen, H., Abdul Rahman, N., Ibrahim, M.D., Mohamed Basri, H. and Lias, K., “Energy Optimization for Rural ICT Telecentre,” Proc. of the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Solar and Hybrid Technologies, Sep 30-Oct 1, 2013, UNIMAS, Malaysia, ISBN 978-0-9875500-1-9.

4. Othman, A.K., Zen, H., Abdul Rahman, N., Ibrahim, M.D., Mohamed Basri, H. and Lias, K., “Renewable Energy Roadmap And Employability In Energy Sector For Sarawak Corridor Of Renewable Energy (SCORE),”  Proc. of the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics,  Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Solar and Hybrid Technologies, Sep 30-Oct 1, 2013, UNIMAS, Malaysia, ISBN 978-0- 875500-1-9.

5. Ibrahim, M.D., Chew, C.K., Othman, A.K. and Zen, H., “U-shaped and Conventional HDD Designs Numerical Characteristics,” Proc. of the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics,        Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Solar and Hybrid Technologies, Sep 30-Oct 1, 2013, UNIMAS, Malaysia, ISBN 978-0-9875500-1-9.

6. Abdul Rahman, N., Narawi, A.F., Atan, M.F., Othman, A.K., Zen, H., Mohamed Basri, H., Abdullah, A.S. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Feasibility Study Of Sustainable Pellet-Power Generation For Sarawak Isolated Areas,” Proc. of the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Solar and Hybrid Technologies, Sep 30-Oct 1, 2013, UNIMAS, Malaysia, ISBN 978-0-9875500-1-9.

7. Abdul Rahman, N., Ruduan, A.H., Atan, M.F., Othman, A.K., Zen, H., Mohamed Basri, H., Abdullah, A.S. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Sustainable Pelletization Of MetroxylonSagu Plantation,” Proc. of the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Solar and Hybrid Technologies, Sep 30-Oct 1, 2013, UNIMAS, Malaysia, ISBN 978-0-9875500-1-9.

8. Ibrahim, M.D., Osman, M.S., Miyanaga, N. and Khan, A.A., “Macro-surface Modification through Exploitation of Rivets and Dimples – Numerical and Experimental,” Proc. of the 5th World Tribology Congress 2013, WTC 2013, Sep 8-13, 2013, Torino, Italy, pp. 1-4, ISBN  978-88-908185.

9. Zulkharnain, A., Ashari, M.F., Khairi, A.A.F. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Microplate Design for Reaction Systems Involving Immobilized Enzyme/Bacteria,” Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Design and Innovation 2012, Sustainable Ground, ICDI 2012, DeTar Putra, Unimas, Nov 7-8, 2012, Sarawak, Malaysia, pp. 1-5. 

10. Ibrahim, M.D., Ong, J. H. and Khairi, A. A. F., “HDDs with Better Heat Dissipation Systems Designed for Search Engines Servers,” Proc. of the 5th Engineering Conference "Engineering Towards Change - Empowering Green Solutions", EnCon 2012, Pullman Hotel, Kuching, 10-12th July 2012, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia, pp. 451-455.

11. Ibrahim, M.D., Junaidi, E., Osman, M. S. and Khan, A. A., “Improvements of the Aerodynamic and Thermal Characteristics of an S-Shaped Windowed HDD Arms,” Proc. of the JSME-IIP/ASME-ISPS Joint Conference on Micromechatronics for Information and Precision Equipment, MIPE 2012, Santa Clara University, June 18-20, 2012, California, USA, pp. 343-345.

12. Ibrahim, M.D. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Oil Lubricated Thrust Bearing for Hard Disk Drive,” Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Design Engineering and Science, ICDES 2010, Nov 17-19, 2010, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 229-234, ISBN978-4-9905565-0-1.

13. Ibrahim, M.D., Sunami, Y., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H.,  “Measurements of Film Thickness and Pressure Distribution for Optimized Thrust Air Bearing,” Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Design Engineering and Science, ICDES 2010, Nov 17-19, 2010, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 223-228, ISBN 978-4-9905565-0-1.

14. Namba, T., Ibrahim, M.D. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Groove Geometry for Thrust Bearing with Weight Factor Consideration,” Proc. of the Japanese Society of Tribologists, Tribology Conference, May 17-19, 2010, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 223-224, ISSN 0919-6005.

15. Hashimoto, H., Ochiai, M., Namba, T. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Optimum Design of High Speed Thrust Air Bearing using Groove Geometry and Dimensions as Design Variables,” Proc. of the Intl. Joint Tribology Conference, ASME/STLE, Oct 19-21, 2009, Memphis Tennessee, USA, ISBN: 978-0-7918-4895-1.

16. Itoh, K., Sunami, Y., Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimum Design of Miniaturized Spindle Motor using Fluid Film Bearings,” Proc. of the Mechanical Engineering Congress 2009, Japan Precision Equipments and Functions Divisions, (MECJ-09), Sept 13-16, 2009, Iwate Univ., Japan, pp. 21-22, NAID 110007861796.

17. Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimization of Small Size Thrust Air Bearing with the Consideration of Groove Dimensions and Geometry Variables,” Proc. of the 4th World Tribology  Congress (WTC IV), September 6-11, 2009, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 706, ISBN 978-4-9900139-9-8.

18. Namba, T., Ibrahim, M.D., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Measurement of Film Thickness of Thrust Air Bearing to Consider an Alteration of Temperature,”  Proc. of the 4th World Tribology Congress (WTC IV), September 6-11, 2009, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 707,  ISBN 978-4-9900139-9-8.

19. Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Application of SQP Method in Designing Thrust Air Bearing for Hard Disk Drive Spindle Motor,” Proc. of the JSME-IIP/ASME-ISPS Joint Conference on Micromechatronics for Information and Precision Equipment (MIPE 2009) Tsukuba International Congress Center, June 17-20, 2009, Ibaraki, Japan, pp. 117-118, NAID 110008064225.

20. Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Optimization of HDD Thrust Air Bearing for Spindle Motor,” Proc. of the Japanese Society of Tribologists, Tribology Conference Tokyo, May 18-20, 2009, pp. 7-8, ISSN 0919-6005.

21. Namba, T., Ibrahim, M.D., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H., “Measurement of Film Thickness for Air Thrust Air Bearing with Temperature Consideration on Bearing Surface,” Proc. of the Japanese Society of Tribologists, Tribology Conference Tokyo, May 18-20, 2009, pp. 117-118, ISSN 0919-6005.

22. Namba, T., Ibrahim, M.D., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H. - (Aug. 2008) “Characteristics Analysis and Optimum Design of Small Size Thrust Air Bearing for HDD-Application to Optimum Design,” Proc. of the Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2008 Japan (MECJ-08), Yokohama National Univ., August 3-7, 2008, pp. 141-142, NAID 110007658939.

23. Ibrahim, M.D., Namba, T., Ochiai, M. and Hashimoto, H. – (Aug. 2008) “Characteristics Analysis and Optimum Design of Small Size Thrust Air Bearing for HDD - Parametric Study,” Proc. of the Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2008 Japan (MECJ-08), Yokohama National Univ., August 3-7, 2008, pp. 139-140, NAID 110007658938.

 

Posters:
1. Juhan, H.I., Osman, M.S., Khan, A.A., Mohtar, A.M.A.A.M. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Noise Reduction Technology for Bladeless Fan,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2015, i-ENVEX 2015, Apr 17-19, 2015, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

2. A. Kadir, N.F., Othman, A.K., Khan, A.A., Asmara, A. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Potential Application of Spiral Bladed Vertical Axis Wind Turbine in Energy Harvesting,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2015, i-ENVEX 2015, Apr 17-19, 2015, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

3. Wong, L.K., Asmara, A. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Analysis of Aeroplane Winglet and Dimpled Surface on Propeller,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2015, i-ENVEX 2015, Apr 17-19, 2015, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

4. A. Rahman, M.R., Mohamad, M.R., Norifumi, M., Khan, A.A., and Ibrahim, M.D., “Study of Molten Flow in Diecasting to Improve Production Rate,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2015, i-ENVEX 2015, Apr 17-19, 2015, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

5. Yunos, Y.S., Sunami, Y. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Microfluidics Flow Technology Improvement in Medical Industry Application,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2015, i-ENVEX 2015, Apr 17-19, 2015, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

6. R.Iskandar, N.A.N., Ibrahim, M.D., Ashaari, M.F., Zulkharnain, A. and A.Hussaini, A.A.S., “Hybrid-powered White Pepper Retting Machine with Pectinase from Aspergillus sp. As Catalyst,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014, i-ENVEX 2014, Apr 11-13, 2014, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

7. Abdullah, S.N., Ibrahim, M.D., Miyanaga, N., Ibrahim, N., Ashaari, M.F. and Asmara, A., “Effects of Whale-inspired Blade Designs Modifications onto Dynamic Profiles of Tidal Turbines,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014, i-ENVEX 2014, Apr 11-13, 2014, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

8. Tan, W.K., Ibrahim, M.D., Miyanaga, N. and Osman, M.S., “Thermodynamics Profiles for Near Actual Model of Ultra-high Speed Hand Disk Drives,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014, i-ENVEX 2014, Apr 11-13, 2014, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

9. Ibrahim, Z., Osman, M.S., Khan, A.A., Miyanaga, N. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Application of Surface Modification for Airplanes Winglets,” poster presented at the 40th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology 2013, Sep 4- 6, 2013, Lyon, France.

10. Ibrahim, M.D., Ambrose, C., Zulkharnain, A. and Ashari, M.F. “Mobile Automated White Pepper Retting Machine Integrated with Crude Enzyme Solutions,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013, i-ENVEX 2013, Apr 16-19, 2013, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

11. Ibrahim, M.D. and Semait, S.N.H., “Painless Needle Quadrupletip Micro-needles,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013, i-ENVEX 2013, Apr 16-19, 2013, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

12.  Ting, H.H., Ibrahim, M.D., Ambrose, C., Zulkharnain, A. and Ashari, M.F., “i-PEG : Smart Clothes Air Drying Solution,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013, i-ENVEX 2013, Apr 16-19, 2013, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

13. Bartholomew, C.H., Ibrahim, M.D., Zulkharnain, A. and Ashari, M.F., “Automated Pepper Retting Machine,” poster presented at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013, i-ENVEX 2013, Apr 16-19, 2013, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

14. Ibrahim, S.Z., Ibrahim, M.D., Osman, M.S. and Khan, A.A., “Macro-dimpled and Macro-riveted Winglets for Airplanes,” poster presented at the 6th Unimas Research & Development Expo 2013, Mar 20- 21, 2013.

15. Chew, C.K., Ibrahim, M.D., Junaidi, E., Osman, M.S. and Khan, A.A., “S-shaped Actuator Arm for Eco-HDDs Component,” poster presented at the 6th Unimas Research & Development Expo 2013, Mar 20- 21, 2013.

16. Ambrose, C., Ibrahim, M.D., Zulkharnain, A. and Ashari, M.F., “Mobile Automatic White Pepper Retting Machine Integrated with Enzymatic Solutions,” poster presented at the 6th Unimas Research & Development Expo 2013, Mar 20- 21, 2013.

17. Semait, S.N.H. and Ibrahim, M.D., “QuadrupleTip Micro-needles - Optimizing Pain Stresses using the Mechanism of Blood Withdrawal,” poster presented at the 6th Unimas Research & Development Expo 2013, Mar 20- 21, 2013.

18. Bartholomew, C.H., Ibrahim, M.D., Zulkharnain, A. and Ashari, M.F., “Automated Pepper Retting Machine,” poster presented at the 6th Unimas Research & Development Expo 2013, Mar 20- 21, 2013.

19. Junaidi, E., Taib, S.N.L., Munot, M. A., Yusof, M., Osman, M. S., Kamaraudin, A. M. A. A., Ibrahim, M.D., Hamlo, B. Q. A. and Taham, G. A., “Evolution of A Traditional Rice Milling Machine,” Poster in the 5th Unimas Research & Development Expo 2012, “Progressing With Research, Innovation and Commercialization Through Academia and Industry Linkages,” Mar 21- 22, 2012.

 
Articles:

1. Ambrose, C., Ibrahim, M.D., Zulkharnain, A. and Ashari, M.F., “Mobile Automated White Pepper Retting Machine Integrated with Crude Enzyme Solutions,” Research Update, Niche Area: Industrial Design, Vol. 9 No. 1, June 2013, pp. 4, ISSN: 1675-5820. 

2. Chew, C.K., Ibrahim, M.D., Khan, A.A. and Junaidi, E., “Designing Actuator Arms for Eco-HDDs,” Research Update, Niche Area: Industrial Design, Vol. 9 No. 1, June 2013, pp. 5, ISSN: 1675-5820. 

3. Semait, S.N.H. and Ibrahim, M.D., “Improving Micro-needle Design,” Research Update, Niche Area: Industrial Design, Vol. 9 No. 1, June 2013, pp. 6, ISSN: 1675-5820.

4. Mulen, M.E., Ibrahim, M.D., and Sunami, Y., “Non-Newtonian and Newtonian Flow Characteristics of a Modified Spiral Thrust Bearing,” Research Update, Niche Area: Industrial Design, Vol. 9 No. 1, June 2013, pp. 7, ISSN: 1675-5820.

5. Ibrahim, Z., Ibrahim, M.D., Osman, M.S., and Khan, A.A., “Macro-dimpled and Macro-riveted Airplane Winglets,” Research Update, Niche Area: Industrial Design, Vol. 9 No. 1, June 2013, pp. 8, ISSN: 1675-5820.

6. Ibrahim, M.D., Mohamaddan, S., Noor Mohamed, N.H., Musa, S.N.A., Alias, A.A. and Sahrani, S. – (Dec 2007) “A Studying Experience in Japan : Malaysian Graduate’s View,” Academic Quality Symposium, UNIMAS.

 

 Contribution to Management

1. Fellow Researcher of Institute of Social Informatics and Technology Innovation (ISITI), UNIMAS, from 1st July 2013 - 30th June 2015.

2. Fellow Researcher of Centre of Excellence Renewable Energy (CoERE), UNIMAS, from 1st July 2013 - 30th June 2015.

3. Reviewer for Full Paper Submission for 5th International Conference on Arts, Social Sciences and Technology (ICAST) 2012, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Kedah, Malaysia.

4. Reviewer for International Journal of Mech. and Materials Engineering, 15th Nov 2012.

5. Reviewer for Full Paper and Proceedings Submission for 5th Engineering Conference (EnCon) 2012, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia.


Administrative Duties:    

1. Member of Quality of Research and Development, THRUST Faculty of Engineering, UNIMAS, 2013.

2. Head of Sponsorship and Publicity Committee and Reviewer for 6th International Engineering Conference 2013 (Encon 2013).

3. Committee Member, MQA Documentation and Accreditation Unit for PHD, UNIMAS.

4. Head, MQA Documentation and Accreditation Unit for Postgraduate of Faculty of Engineering, Unimas, Oct 2012 - Sep 2014.

5. Committee Member of Faculty of Engineering Strategic Planning Committee 2013.

6. Committee Member of Postgraduate, Conferences, Research and Services, Faculty of Engineering Strategic Planning Committee 2013.

7. Coordinator, Physics 1,2 Bridging Programme, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

8. Programme Coordinator for Master of Engineering of Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UNIMAS, May 2011 - Dec 2012.

9. Chairperson for Viva of Master of Engineering Committee for Mr. Patrick Low Tiong Kie of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNIMAS, 24th Aug 2011.

10. Pre-evaluator, Master Candidate’s thesis for Mr Cheong Wai Loon of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, UNIMAS, Sept 2011.

11. Pre-evaluator, Master Candidate’s thesis for Mr Muhammad Abdul Mun’aim Mohd Idrus of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, UNIMAS, Aug 2011.

12. Committee Member, Outcome Based Education, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, UNIMAS, July 2007- June 2009. 

13. IT Unit Member of Faculty of Engineering, UNIMAS, Sep 2007 - Aug 2009. 

14. Advisor of Student Association of Faculty of Engineering (SAFE), UNIMAS, Nov 2007 - Oct 2009.

15. Committee Member, Faculty of Engineering Alumni, UNIMAS, Nov 2007 - Oct 2009. 

16. Chairperson, sessions in the International Engineering Conference (ENCON 2007, 2012, 2013) conducted by UNIMAS, 27th -28th December 2007. 

17. Programme and Protocol Committee, The Engineering Conference (ENCON 2007) conducted by UNIMAS, 27th -28th December 2007.

 

Others:

1. Invited Keynote Speaker for the International Conference on Functional Materials and Applications (ICFMA2014), 24-26th Oct 2014, Faculty of Engineering, Daiichi Institute of Technology, Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

2. Invited Keynote Speaker for the International Postgraduate Network Conference Summit 2014 and National Postgraduate Conference Summit 2014, 17-18th Oct 2014, Langkawi Seaview Hotel, Langkawi, Malaysia.

3. Program Committee Chair for the International Postgraduate Network Conference Summit 2014 and National Postgraduate Conference Summit 2014, 17-18th Oct 2014, Langkawi Seaview Hotel, Langkawi, Malaysia.

4. Invited Jury, for the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014, i-ENVEX 2014, Apr 11-13, 2014, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

5. Representatives for DRB-HICOM HICOM Diecastings Sdn Bhd “Bracket Assy Shaft Mass Readiness (MPR) and Pre-production (PP) Evaluation Meeting and Trial”, 20-24th Apr 2014, Mazda Japan, Houfu Plant and Hiroshima Plant, Japan.

6. Invited Plenary Speaker for the International Workshop on Computer Aided Engineering and Robust Design (IWCAERD 2013), 23-24th Aug 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SKP Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai - 606 611 Tamilnadu, India.

7. Invited Speaker for the International Conference on Safety by Design, 16-17th Aug 2013, Jawaharlal College of Engineering & Technology, Jawahar Gardens, Lakkidi Perur, P.O. Mangalam, PIN – 679 301, Dist. Palakkad, Kerala State, India.

8. Invited Jury, for the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013, i-ENVEX 2013, Apr 16-19, 2013, Universiti Malaysia Perlis.   


Professional Memberships    

1. Board of Engineers Malaysia (Professional Engineer)

2. Institute of Engineers Malaysia (Corporate Member)

3. Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers (Member)

4. Japanese Society of Tribologist (Member)

5. Japan Society for Design Engineering (Member)

6. ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (Associate Asean Engineer)

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