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Dr. Muhammed Lamin Sanyang

Dr.Muhammed Lamin Sanyang is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology at the Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia. He had served at the Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC) as an Assistant Petroleum Engineer. He was later designated as Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) engineer in the same company (2008-2011). In early 2011, he was fortunate to receive HSE industrial practical training at Venezuela’s national petroleum company (PDVSA).

He has a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc) in Material and Mineral Resources Engineering (Petroleum program) from the National Taipei University of Technology (Taiwan) (2008). In 2011, he was awarded the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)’s Masters scholarship to pursue his Master’s Degree (MSc) in Environmental Engineering at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Upon completing his M.Sc programme in 2013, he received an award from the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) in the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia to undertake a Ph.D degree in the field of Green Engineering at the Institute of Advance Technology (ITMA), UPM, which he completed in 2015. His main research interests are: (1) Polymer Engineering (Biodegradable Polymers, Biopolymers, Polymer composites, Polymer-gels); (2) Environmental Engineering (Water and wastewater treatment; Utilization of Agricultural wastes); (3) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA); (4) Material Engineering (Natural fiber reinforced polymer composites, Biocomposites, Cellulose materials, Nano-composites); (5) Materials Selection (Expert systems); and (6) Design for sustainability. Dr. Sanyang has published more than 10 journal articles in international journals, authored or co-authored 7 book chapters and 1 monograph.

Dr. Sanyang is Jula’s Resource Person for Environmental Research and Engineering.

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