Prof. Mukhtar To Be a Keynote Speaker at the ICESIT Congress 2018

ICESIT is pleased to announce Prof. Dr. Hilmi Mukhtar as one the keynote speakers for the event.

Prof. Dr. Hilmi Mukhtar received his B.Eng in Chemical Engineering from University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom in 1990. He then continued his MSc and PhD at the same university and completed his studies in 1991 and 1995, respectively. He has vast experience in teaching, research, consultancy and administration. His research expertise is in membrane technology covering synthesizing various membranes materials, characterization, modeling and also applications for acid gases removal and wastewater treatment. He is currently serving as the Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

 In administration, he is recently holding the post of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). Previously he was holding number of management positions including the Registrar, the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, the Director of Transformation, the Director of Undergraduate Studies as well as the Head of Chemical Engineering.

In research, he has been participating in many research projects funded by Ministry of Innovation Malaysia (MOSTI), Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) and University Internal Research Fund. He has graduated more than 20 postgraduate students and many more on- going candidature. He has published more than 150 papers in journals, seminars, conference proceedings and bulletins at the national and international levels. In consultancy, he has the expertise in designing teaching and research laboratories as well as equipment. He has eight (8) file patents to Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).

Currently, he is also the Malaysian Qualification Agency panel for accreditation of national academic programs and serves as reviewer for number of international journals. He holds the Fellow of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and Charted Engineer (CEng), United Kingdom.


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Important Dates
Submission Deadline

May 25, 2019


Notification of Acceptance

June 25, 2019


Authors Registration Deadline

July 01, 2019


Final Program Announcement

July. 1, 2019


ICESIT Congress Dates

July. 15-16, 2019