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Sharif Hussein Sharif Zein
Dr. Sharif H. Zein

School of Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering

University of Hull, UK


Email: S.H.Zein@hull.ac.uk


Qualifications

2004 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia


Publications (Selected)

  1. AL Ahmad, ZA Jawad, SL Low and SHS Zein. 2014. A cellulose acetate/multi-walled carbon nanotube mixed matrix membrane for CO2/N2separation. Journal of Membrane Science, 451, 55–66.
  2. SM Zakaria, SHS Zein, MR Othman and JA Jansen. 2013. Hydroxyapatite-polyvinyl butyral composite nanofibers: Electrospun preparation and transformation to hydroxyapatite nanostructures. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 101A, 1977–1985.
  3. SM Zakaria, SHS Zein, MR Othman and JA Jansen. 2013. Nanophase hydroxyapatite as a biomaterial in advanced hard tissue engineering: A review. Tissue Engineering, 19: 5, 431-441.
  4. AL Ahmad, ZA Jawad, SL Low and SHS Zein. 2013. Dispersion and Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes: The Effects of Dispersant and Aqueous Media. Current Nanoscience, 9, 93-102.
  5. R Ratnamalar, M Mariatti, A Zulkifli and SHS Zein. 2013. Facile Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by Chemical Reduction Route. Materials Science Forum, 756, 99-105.
  6. QW Yeang, SHS Zein, AB Sulong and SH Tan. 2013. Comparison of the Pervaporation Performance of Various Types of Carbon Nanotubes Based Nanocomposites in the Dehydration of Acetone. Separation & Purification Technology, 107, 252 – 263.
  7. F Gholami, SHS Zein, LC Gerhardt, KL Low, SH Tan, DS McPhail, L Grover and AR Boccaccini. 2013. Cytocompatibility, bioactivity and mechanical strength of calcium phosphate cement reinforced with carbon nanotubes and bovine serum albumin. Ceramics International 39, 4975–4983.
  8. KK Chew, SHS Zein, AL Ahmad, DS McPhail and MF Abdullah. 2013. Electrochemical Studies on the Stability and Corrosion Resistance of Electrophoretic Deposited Hydroxyapatite on Stainless Steel for Orthopaedic Implant Applications. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 19, 1123–1129.
  9. KH Tan, C W Tan, AR Mohamed, SHS Zein and SH Tan. 2012. Pesticides: Detection and removal. Research -Reviews in BioSciences. Accepted.
  10. KK Chew, SHS Zein, AL Ahmad, DS McPhail and AR Boccaccini. 2012. Corrosion Resistance Study of Electrophoretic Deposited Hydroxyapatite on Stainless Steel for Implant Applications. Key Engineering Materials, 507, 141-146.
  11. YC Hwee, SHS Zein, AL Ahmad and DS McPhail. 2012. Investigation into the role of NaOH and calcium ion in the synthesis of calcium phosphate nanoshells. Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering 29: 1, 147 –158.
  12. YC Hwee, SHS Zein, AL Ahmad and DS McPhail. 2012. Comparison of DOPA and DPPA liposome templates for the synthesis of calcium phosphate nanoshells. Ceramics International. 38,561–570.
  13. KK Chew, SHS Zein and AL Ahmad. 2012. The corrosion scenario in human body: Stainless steel 316L orthopaedic implants. Natural Science 4:3, 184-188.
  14. MV Kiamahalleh, SHS Zein, G Najafpour, SA Sata and S Buniran. 2012. Multiwalled carbon nanotubes based nanocomposites for supercapacitors: A review of electrode materials. NANO, 7:2, 1230002 (27 pages).
  15. MFMA Zamri, SHS Zein, AZ Abdullah and NI Basir. 2012. The Optimization of Electrical Conductivity Using Central Composite Design for Polyvinyl Alcohol/ Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube - Manganese Dioxide Nanofiber Composites Synthesised By Electrospinning. Journal of Applied Sciences. 12:4, 345-353.
  16. CW Tan, KH Tan, YT Ong, AR Mohamed, SHS Zein and SH Tan. 2012. Energy and Environmental Applications of Carbon Nanotubes. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 10, 265–273.
  17. KL Low, SH Tan, SHS Zein, DS McPhail and AR Boccaccini. 2011. Optimization of the Mechanical Properties of Calcium Phosphate/Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes/Bovine Serum Albumin Composites Using Response Surface Methodology. Materials & Design, 32, 3312–3319.
  18. KL Low, SH Tan, SHS Zein, DS McPhail and AR Boccaccini. 2011. The effect of interfacial bonding of calcium phosphate cements containing bio-mineralized multiwalled carbon nanotube and bovine serum albumin on the mechanical properties of calcium phosphate cements. Ceramics Internationa, 2429–2435.
  19. SIA Razak and SHS Zein. 2011. Structural and interaction properties of encapsulated MnO2 nanowires filled MWCNTs. NANO, 6, (5) 435–439.
  20. KK Chew, SHS Zein and AL Ahmad. 2011. Aqueous Electrophoretic Deposition of Hydroxyapatite Coatings, Journal of Science and Technology, 49 (5A) 199-207.
  21. SIA Razak, AL Ahmad and SHS Zein. 2011. MnO2-filled multiwalled carbon nanotube/polyaniline nanocomposites: Effect of loading on the conduction properties and its percolation threshold. NANO, 6 (1) 1-10.
  22. AL Ahmad, NAA Sani and SHS Zein. 2011. Gas permeance and selectivity of perovskite-titania membranes. Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology, 2, 1, 9 – 14.
  23. AL Ahmad, NAA Sani and SHS Zein. 2011. Synthesis of TiO2 ceramic membrane containing SrCo0.8Fe0.2O3by the sol-gel method with a wet impregnation process for O2 and N2 permeances. Ceramics International. 37, 2981–2989.
  24. MFMA Zamri, SHS Zein, AZ Abdullah and and NI Basir. 2011. Improved electrical conductivity of polyvinyl alcohol/ multiwalled carbon nanotube nanofiber composite films with manganese oxide as a filler synthesized using the electrospinning process. International Journal of Engineering & Technology IJET-IJENS 11, (6) 20 –26.
  25. H Adeli, SHS Zein, SH Tan, HM Akil and AL Ahmad. 2011. Synthesis, characterization and biodegradation of novel poly(L-lactide)/multi-walled carbon nanotube porous scaffolds for tissue engineering applications. Current Nanoscience, 7 (3) 323-332.
  26. H Adeli, SHS Zein, SH Tan and AL Ahmad. 2011. Optimization of the Mechanical Strength Properties of Poly(L-lactide)/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Scaffolds using Response Surface Methodology. NANO, 6 (2) 13-122.
  27. MV Kiamahalleh, CI Cheng, SA Sata, S Bumran and SHS Zein. 2011. Preparation and capacitive properties of nickel-manganese oxides/multiwalled carbon nanotube/poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) composite material for electrochemical supercapacitor, Journal of Applied. Sciences, 11, 2346.
  28. YT Ong, AL Ahmad, SHS Zein, K Sudesh and SH Tan. 2011. Poly(3-dydroxybutyrate)-Functionalised Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes/Chitosan Green Nanocomposite Membranes and Their Application in Pervaporation. Separation and Purification Technology, 76, 419-477.
  29. KK Chew, KL Low, SHS Zein, DS McPhail, LC Gerhardt, JA Roether and AR Boccaccini. 2011. Reinforcement of Calcium Phosphate Cement with Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes and Bovine Serum Albumin for Injectable Bone Substitute Applications. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 4 (2011) 331–339. (It is listed as one of the top 25 hottest articles published for the period April-June 2011).
  30. MAM Sota, MK Valizadeh, GD Najafpour and SHS Zein. 2010. Optimization of specific capacitance for hybrid supercapacitor material based on nickel-manganese oxides/multiwalled carbon nanotubes/ poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) using Response Surface Methodology. World Applied Sciences Journal. World Applied Sciences Journal 9 (Special Issue of Carbon Nanotubes), 14-20.