MOHD SUFFIAN BIN YUSOFF

consultant

Qualifications:

Bachelor Agric. Sc. (2nd Class Hons.)
UPM August 1995

M.Sc. (Mineral Resources Engineering)
USM July 2000

PhD (Environmental Engineering) –
USM (2006)

Working / Teaching experience:

2004-now

Manager (Landfill) Idaman Bersih Sdn. Bhd.
Nibong Tebal. (Pulau Burung Sanitary Landfill)

2001-2003

Research Fellow, NSF.
School Of Civil Eng., Eng. Campus,
Nibong Tebal.

2000

Research Assistant
School of Civil Eng. (Environmental Eng. Div.)
USM Perak Branch Campus

1998-1999

Research Officer
School of Civil Eng. (Environmental Eng. Div.)
USM Perak Branch Campus

1998/1999

Tutor - Part Time
(Env. Eng. Lab.)
School of Civil Eng. (Environmental Eng. Div.)
USM Perak Branch Campus

1996/1997

Tutor - Part Time
(Eng. Mechanics)
School of Materials & Mineral Resources Eng.,
USM Perak Branch Campus

1996-1997

Graduate Assistant
School of Materials & Mineral Resources Eng.,
USM Perak Branch Campus

1995

Research Officer
School of Materials & Mineral Resources Eng.,
USM Perak Branch Campus

1995

Teacher -Contract
Maktab Adabi, Bukit Mertajam

Research Experience:

2002-2005

Development Of A Physico-Chemical Treatment System For A Semi-Aerobic Leachate From Domestic Solid Waste Landfill-Case Study At Pulau Burung Landfill Site.
IRPA Long Term Grant

2001-2003

Study Of Effectiveness Of Limestone As A Filter Media For Leachate Treatment Plant –
A Case Study At Pulau Burung Sanitary Landfill.
PhD research/ NSF

1996-1999

Development Of A Pilot Plant For Removing Heavy Metals (Cu, Zn, Ni, Cd, Pb, Cr, Mg And Mn) From Wastewater Using Low Cost Media.
IRPA Project RM7

2000

Optimization Of Design Data For Heavy Metals Removal For Media Recycling And Metal’s Recovery.
IRPA Short Term Grant

1996-1999

Mineralogical Studies And Effect Of Bio-Oxidation On Penjom Gold Ore.
MSc Research/ USM

1995

Exploration, Evaluation And Processing Economical Minerals In Malaysia.
IRPA Project RM6.

Subject / Area Competent To Teach:

  • EAP313/2 Wastewater Engineering
  • EAA305/2 Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • EAP411/3 Solid Waste Management & EIA

Technical Experience :

  • Analysis Of Water And Wastewater Quality.
  • Analysis Of Soil, Sediment And Sludge Quality.
  • Able To Operate Atomic Absorption/Flame Emission Spectrophotometer (AAS) Unit (Model Shimadzu AA-660) - To Determine Metals Content In Solution, Soil And Plant.
  • Able To Operate Size Analyzer Unit (Model Master Sizer 2000) – To Determine Particle Size In Solution.
  • Sample Preparation For X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) Unit, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) And Energy Dipersive X-Ray (EDX) Testing.

Writing/Publication:

1. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Mohd Nordin Adlan, (2004) Physico-Chemical Removal Of Iron From Semi-Aerobic Landfill Leachate By Limestone Filter, Waste Management, Elsevier Science, Vol. 24 pp 353-358.

2. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Mohd Nordin Adlan and Nurul Hidayah Adnan, (2003) Removal Of Copper From Municipal Solid Waste Leachate By Limestone Filter, Proceeding Of International Conference And Exhibition Filtration And Separation Technology 2003, Dusseldorf, Germany, 21-23 Oct. 2003. Pp 410-417

3. Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Mohd. Nordin Adlan, and Norhidayah Adnan, (2002) Removal Of Iron From Landfill Leachate By Limestone: Determination Of Removal Isotherm, Proceedings of the Annual Workshop National Science Fellowship (NSF) Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Kuala Lumpur 17-18 Dis. 2002, pp 296-299

4. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Mohd. Nordin Adlan, Khairul Amilin, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Salina Alias, and Noor Hisham Ramly (2002), Quantification Of Generation Rate Of Leachate From A Semi-Aerobic Landfill: Field Data. Proceedings The 5th Asian Symposium on Academic Activities For Waste Management (AAAWM), Kuala Lumpur, 9-12 Sept. 2002

5. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Mohd. Nordin Adlan, Nurul Hidayah Adnan, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, and Noor Hisham Ramly (2002), Removal Of Copper, Zinc, Iron And Manganese From Semi-Aerobic Leachate Using Limestone Filter: Case Study At Pulau Burung Landfill Site. Proceedings of The 5th Asian Symposium on Academic Activities For Waste Management (AAAWM), Kuala Lumpur, 9-12 Sept. 2002

6. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Chan Yan Loon, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Mohd. Nordin Adlan (2002), ‘COD Removal From Leachate At Jabi Disposal Site (MPKS) Using Limestone Filter’, (In Malay), Proceedings of 2nd. National Conference on Civil Engineering, AWAM 2001, Star-Cruise Gemini, 5-8 February, 2002. Pp E5:1-6

7. H. A. Aziz, N. Othman, M.S.Yusoff, D.R.H. Basri, F.A.H. Asaari, M.N. Adlan, F. Othman, M. Johari, M. Perwira (2001), ‘Removal Of Copper From Water Using Limestone Filtration Technique-Determination Of Mechanism Of Removal, Environment International, Elsevier Science, 26, pp 395-399.

8. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Mohd. Nordin Adlan, Mariaty Perwira, Faridah Asaari, Dini Ramya Basri and Mohd. Suffian Yusoff. (2000) Removal Of Cu, Pb And Zn From Synthetic Industrial Wastewater Using Adsorption Media-Comparative Study Between Activated Carbon And Limestone Particle, Special Issue, Al-Azhar University Engineering Journal, Faculty of Engineering, Al-Azhar. Vol.4, pp 33-40.

9. Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Norazli Othman, Hamidi Abd. Aziz dan Mohd. Nordin Adlan (2000), Study On The Mechanism Of Copper Removal From Synthetic Wastewater Using Limestone Filter, Proceeding, Environmental Seminar, School of Chemical Engineering, USM, pp74-78.

10. N. Othman, H.A. Aziz, D.R.H. Basri, F.A.H. Asaari, and M.S.Yusoff, The Influence of Retention Time and Surface Loading Rate in the Removal of Cooper, Zinc, and Chromium from Water Using Limestone Filtration Technique-Laboratory Scale, Proceedings, 8th World Filtration Congress, The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK, 3-7 April 2000. Pp 359-363

11. Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Dini Ramya Hasan Basri, Faridah A.H. Asaari, Norazli Othman, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Mazita Johari And Mariaty Perwira, Potential Post-Treatment Of Heavy Metals From Industrial Wastewater, The Malaysian Science & Technology Congress' 99, Biodiversity & Env. Sciences, Kuching, 8-11 November 1999. Pp 105-112

12. H. A. Aziz, N. Othman, M.S.Yusoff, D.R.H. Basri, F.A.H. Asaari, M. N. Adlan, F. Othman, M. Johari and M. Perwira, Initial Study On The Mechanisms Of Copper Removal From Water Using Limestone Filtration Technique, Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry in the Tropics-GEOTROP ’99 Hong Kong Baptist University, HK. 24-27 November 1999.

13. Mohd Suffian Yusoff, Kamarudin Hussin and Khairun Azizi Azizli, Penjom Gold Ores: Mineralogy and Gold-Sulfide Association Characteristics, Proceedings, The 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Mineral Resources, Penang. 3-5 May 1999. Pp 750-758

14. Mohd Suffian Yusoff, (1999), Mineralogical Studies and Effect of Bio-oxidation on Penjom Gold Ore, MSc. Thesis (Mineral Resources Eng.).

15. Aziz, H.A., Yusoff, M.S., Mohd, J. and Berdu, Z (1998). Potential Surface Water Resource From Ex-Mining Pond - Quantity And Quality, Proceedings International Conference on Humid Tropics, Ipoh, 24-26 November 1998

Paper under review:

1. Hamidi A. Aziz, Mohd N. Adlan, Chieng S. Hui And Mohd. S. Yusoff. Study On The Removal Of Heavy Metals And Colour From Synthetic Wastewater Using Potential Low Cost Adsorbent, Submitted To Science Of Total Environment, Elsevier.

2. Hamidi A. Aziz, Mohd. N. Adlan and Mohd. S. Yusoff. Removal Of Heavy Metals (Cd, Pb, Zn, Ni, Cu And Cr (III)) From Water Using Limestone-Coarse Media And Carbonate Influence, paper under review to be published in Water Environment Research, Elsevier.

3. Hamidi A. Aziz ,Mohd. N. Adlan and Mohd. S. Yusoff. The Influence Of Carbonate And Coarse Media On Heavy Metals (Cd, Pb, Zn, Ni, Cu And Cr (III) Removal From Water Particle In Malaysia Using Limestone, paper under review to be published in Environmental Engineering Science, Elsevier.

Award:

  1. National Science Fellowship, Ministry of Science Technology and Environment (MOSTE) Malaysia. Year 2001-2003.

  2. Silver medal on leachate treatment plant at 14th International Invention, Innovation, Industrial Design and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2003) Organised by Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) on 16-18 May 2003.

Involvement in consultancy services:

  • Leachate treatment consultancy work at Pulau Burong Landfill Site, Penang for Idaman Bersih Sdn.Bhd., March-November 2001.
  • Post EIA monitoring of marine water quality at Kuala Kedah Marina Project for BF Indra Sdn. Bhd., March 2002.
  • Development of Post-EIA-Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Seri Iskandar, August 1999-July 2001.

Course/Seminar/Meeting Participation:

  1. IAEA/RCA Executive Meeting on Application of Isotope Techniques in Geogenic Contamination, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 23-26 May 2006
  2. Workshop on the application of seismic refraction base on seismograph geometric - MODEL STRATAVISOR NZ II, Institute of Nuclear Technology Malaysia (MINT), 13-16 Feb. 2006.
  3. International Organic Waste & Compostable Polymer Conference, Penang, M’sia 6th Aug. 2005.
  4. Annual Workshop National Science Fellowship (NSF) Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Kuala Lumpur 17-18 Dis. 2002
  5. 2nd. National Conference on Civil Engineering, AWAM 2001, Star-Cruise Gemini, 5-8 Feb. 2002
  6. Environmental Seminar, School of Chemical Engineering, USM
  7. The 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials & Mineral Resources, Penang. 3-5 May 1999.