Skip to main content

About me

Fahim Fayaz has completed his Ph.D. in University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia in 2019. The title of his work was syngas production from ethanol dry reforming (EDR) over La and Ce promoted Co/Al2O3 catalysts. 

Top achievements

Gold medal and certificate from International Trade Fair Ideas-Inventions New Products (IENA-2016), Nuremberg, Germany

Gold medal and certificate from Malaysia International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX-2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Two Gold medals and certificates from Creation Innovation Technology and Research Exposition (CITREx) in (Citrex-2016), (Citrex-2017)and (Citrex-2018), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

Three Silver medals and certificates, from Creation Innovation Technology and Research Exposition (CITREx), (Citrex-2015),(Citrex-2016) and (Citrex-2017) Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

Silver prize from the International Festival of Innovation on Green Technology (i-FINOG 2016) 

Bronze medal and certificate from Creation Innovation Technology and Research Exposition (Citrex-2016)

Research unit

Bio and Circular Economy

Selected publications

1. Iridoids of fenugreek (Trigonella-foenum-graecum L.) seed extract detected via LC- QTOF-MS analysis (2021). S. Akbari, NH Abdurahman, F. Fayaz, V Noory, Future Foods, 100067-2021. Available online at:  

2. Stability evaluation of ethanol dry reforming on Lanthania‐doped cobalt‐based catalysts for hydrogen‐rich syngas generation (2019). Fahim Fayaz, Long Giang Bach, Mahadi B. Bahari, Trinh Duy Nguyen, Khanh B. Vu, Ramesh Kanthasamy, Chanatip Samart, Chinh Nguyen‐Huy, Dai‐Viet N. Vo, Published in: International Journal of Energy Research (ISI, Impact Factor = 3.34, John Wiley). Available online at:  

3. Microwave assisted extraction of saponin phenolic and flavonoid compounds from Trigonella foenum graecum seed based on two level factorial design (2019). Sweeta Akbari, Nour H Abdurahman, Rosli M Yunus, Fahim Fayaz Published in: Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (ISI, Impact Factor = 1.97, Elsevier). Available online at: assisted_extraction_of_saponin_phenolic_and_flavonoid_compounds_from_Trigonell a_foenum-graecum_seed_based_on_two_level_factorial_design  

4. Hydrogen-rich Syngas Production via Ethanol Dry Reforming over Rare-earth Metal-promoted Co-based Catalysts (2018). Fahim Fayaz, Mahadi B. Bahari, Thong L.M. Pham, Chinh Nguyen-Huy, H.D. Setiabudi, Bawadi Abdullah, Dai-Viet N. Vo, Published in: Recent Advancements in Biofuels and Bioenergy Utilization, Springer Nature, 1st ed. New York, USA: Springer US, Inc. (Book Chapter) available online at:  

5. Hydrogen production from ethanol dry reforming over lanthania-promoted Co/Al2O3 catalyst (2018). Fahim Fayaz, Nguyen Thi Anh Nga, Thong Le Minh Pham, Huong Thi Danh, Bawadi Abdullah, Herma Dina Setiabudi, Dai-Viet Nguyen Vo, Published in: IIUM Engineering Journal (Scopus) available online at:  

6. Biosurfactants—a new frontier for social and environmental safety: a mini review (2018). Sweeta Akbari, Abdurahman H. Nour, Rosli Mohd Yunus, Fahim Fayaz, Published in: Biotechnology Research and Innovation (Elsevier). Available online at:  

7. Ethylene glycol dry reforming on Ni/Al2O3 catalyst for syngas generation (2018). M B Bahari, L N Jun, M-N N Shafiqah, Fahim Fayaz and D-V N Vo, Published in: IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering available online at:  

8. Fahim Fayaz, Ahmad Ziad Sulaiman, Sharanjit Singh, Sweeta Akbari Published in : International Journal of Innovative Research and Scientific Studies (IJIRSS) (peer reviewed). Available online at:  

9. Syngas Production via Ethanol Dry Reforming: Effect of Promoter Type on Al2O3- supported Co Catalysts (2017). Fahim Fayaz, Mahadi B Bahari, Huy Nguyen-Phu, Chinh Nguyen-Huy, Bawadi Abdullah, Dai-Viet N Vo Published in: 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Greece Available online at: ng:+Effect+of+Promoter+Type+on+Al2O3-supported+Co+Catalysts&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart  

10. Promotional Effect of Ce-dopant on Al2O3-supported Co Catalysts for Syngas Production via CO2 Reforming of Ethanol (2016). Fahim Fayaz, Huong T Danh, Chinh Nguyen-Huy, Khanh B Vu, Bawadi Abdullah, Dai-Viet N Vo, Published in: Procedia Engineering (Elsevier). Available online at:  

11. Evaluation of Co-Promoted Ni/Al2O3 Catalyst for CO2 Reforming of Ethanol (2016). Mahadi B. Bahari, Fahim Fayaz, Nurul Ainirazali, Nguyen Huu Huy Phuc and Dai- Viet N. Vo, Published in: ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (Scopus-Indexed). Available online at: 

12. Analysis of Microwave Heating Process for Demulsification of Water-inCrude Oil Emulsions (2016). Sweeta Akbari, Abdurahman H. Nour, Fahim Fayaz, Mohammad Sediq Halimi, Ahmadshah Nazari Published in: Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (Scopus-Indexed). Available online at:  

13. Rheology and Stability Mechanism of Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsions Stabilized by Span 83 (2016). Sweeta Akbari, Abdurahman Hamid Nour, Saidatul Shima Jamari and Fahim Fayaz. Available online at: ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. (Scopus-Indexed) Journal home page:  

14. Influence of CO2 Partial Pressure on Ethanol Dry Reforming Using 5%Ce-10%Co/Al2O3 Catalyst for Hydrogen Production (2016). (NCON-2016) conference. Fahim Fayaz, Ahmad Ziad Sulaiman, Sharanjit Singh, Sweeta Akbari. Published by NCON- 2016. Available online. Journal home page:  

15. A short review on mesoporous silica-supported catalysts for methane dry reforming (2016) Sharanjit Singh, Osaze Omoregbe, Tan Ji Siang, Fahim Fayaz, Dai-Viet N Vo The National Conference for Postgraduate Research, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Available online at: tby=pubdate  

16. The Influence of Process Parameters on Stability of Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsion Stabilized by Span 80 (2015). Sweeta Akbari, N.H. Abdurahman, Fahim Fayaz, Available online to International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT). Journal home page: http: //  

17. The Potential of Surfactants in the Stabilization and Characterization of Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsion. (2015). Sweeta Akbari, Abdurhman Hamid Nour, Fahim Fayaz. Published by NCON-2015, conference, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP).