Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences



Journal abbreviation: Mal. J. Fund. Appl. Sci.

ISSN: 2289-5981. e-ISSN: 2289-599X.













2020 Google Scholar Citation Reports.


The Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (MJFAS) (formerly known as Journal of Fundamental Sciences (2005-2011), ISSN: 1823-626X) is a refereed research journal published by Penerbit UTM Press, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). MJFAS is managed by Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISI-SIR), UTM. The aims and scope of the journal encompass research articles, original research reports, reviews, short communications, and scientific commentaries from fundamental principles to practical applications in the broad field of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. All manuscript submissions must be made through the journal's online manuscript system at Online Submissions


This journal is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters), Google Scholar, and will be accepted for inclusion in Scopus (based on an e-mail from Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) dated 26 October 2020). 


Starting in the year 2019, MJFAS is published online with a frequency of six (6) issues per year (February, April, June, August, October, and December). Besides that, special issues of MJFAS will be published non-periodically from time to time.


Since 2016 the Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (MJFAS) is an official journal of the Indonesia-Malaysia Research Consortium (I'M Research Consortium). The consortium aims to foster the development of the field through a cross-disciplinary approach and reach consensus in areas of common interest in the fundamental and applied sciences field. By making The Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (MJFAS) the I'M Research Consortium's official journal, we hope to provide a forum to bring together society members and publish peer-reviewed consensus documents that emerge from the activities of the consortium.


The Publishing Process of MJFAS and its Requirements

Below are the new requirements and other guidelines related to publication as well as communicating your results.

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Before the paper moves into production and is published (Step 9), if the author(s) is interested, the author(s) needs to register as a member of I'M Research Consortium (Step 8) through the following website:

The MJFAS is an Open Access journal. For a detailed guideline for submission of an article please refer to Online Submission. Please follow these guidelines to prepare and upload your article.


Editorial Team 

Our editors come from various backgrounds and universities. Each editor has a scientific background, and each has more than ten years of research experience.



Hadi Nur



Bassim H Hameed

Taufiq Yap Yun Hin


Tahir Ahmad 


Takashi Suzuki

Riadh Sahnoun

Oki Muraza

Hendra Hermawan

Rino R Mukti

KK Viswanathan

Sharif H Zein

Siew Ling Lee

Sib Krishna Ghoshal

Suhairul Hashim

Yun Hau Ng


Hong Heng See

Nik ANN Malek

Ferry Iskandar

Hendrik O Lintang

Dedy HB Wicaksono

Yung Szen Yap

Wan Heng Fong

Leny Yuliati




Sheela Chandren




Siti Nur Sakinah Ahmad


Sabariah Ajis





MJFAS is accepted for inclusion in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that the Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (E-ISSN: 2289-599X) will be accepted for inclusion in Scopus (based on an e-mail from Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) dated 26 October 2020). Scopus will contact us within the next three months to initiate the indexing process. Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and is published by Elsevier B.V. This means that the research you publish with the journal will be more visible than ever. Read full story »  
Posted: 2020-10-26

Citation analysis

Over the past eight years, our journals have developed significantly, both in terms of administration, number, and quality of published papers. Starting at Vol 8, No 1 (2012): January - March, the name of the journal was changed from the Journal of Fundamental Sciences to the Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences. Read full story »  
Posted: 2020-07-09

Reviewers Acknowledgment in the year 2019

Peer-review is a critical part of the functioning of the scientific community, of quality control, and the self corrective nature of science. We would like to thank the following reviewers who have taken part in the peer-review process for MJFAS in the years 2018. Read full story »  
Posted: 2020-01-16

Research Article with Explanation Video

In line with the incorporation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) in our life, starting in Vol 15, No 2 (2019), if the author(s) is interested, MJFAS is now accepting submission of the manuscript together with a short explanation video. The manuscript and video must be submitted at the same time. Read full story »  
Posted: 2019-04-17
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Vol 16, No 5 (2020): September - October

Table of Contents

Research Article

Mohd Azid Mat Din, Bakhram Umarov, Nor Amirah Busul Aklan, Muhammad Salihi Abdul Hadi, Nazmi Hakim Ismail
Nazmi Hakim Ismail, B A Umarov, Muhammad Salihi Abdul Hadi, Nor Amirah Busul Aklan, Muhammad Azid Mat Din
Siti Nur Afiqah Zulkifli, Azeman Mustafa, Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan Othman, Siti Khadijah Hubadillah
Orchidea Rachmaniah, Galang Ramdhani Fitra Gama, Zandhika Alfi Pratama, Muhammad Rachimoellah
Wesley Ooi Tat Lung, Cheang Pei Ling, You Ah Heng, Chan Yee Kit
Siti Maisarah Aziz, Roslan Umar, Nurulhuda Mohammad Yusoff, Salmiah Jamal Mat Rosid, Siti Noor Syuhada Mohd @ Muhammad Amin
Siti Norziahidayu Amzee Zamri, Nor Haniza Sarmin, Mustafa Anis El-Sanfaz, Adnin Afifi Nawi
Muhammad Fahmi Ahmad, Evia Chan Mei Theng, Siti Azizah Mohd Nor, Amirrudin Ahmad
Nur Aisyah Selamat, Abd Halim Md Ali, Mohd Rashid Mohd Yusof, Nurfatehah Wahyuny Che Jusoh, Nor Ruwaida Jamian, Khairunnisa Mohd. Pa'ad
Hazim Syahmi Elias, Siti Nur Atiqah Md Othman, Wan Yaacob Wan Ahmad, Syarul Nataqain Baharum, Nor Azah Mohamad Ali, Norazah Basar
Suzarina Ahmed Sukri, Yeak Su Hoe, Taufiq Khairi Ahmad Khairuddin
Albert Tan Yi Wey, Azlina Abdul Aziz, Mohamad Shariff Abdul Hamid, Kuo Chia-Hua, Sareena Hanim Hamzah
Muhamad Amin Abd Wahab, Rubita Sudirman, Mohd Azhar Abdul Razak, Nasrul Humaimi Mahmood
Nor Raihan Mohamad Asimoni, Nurul Farahain Mohamad, Abdul Rahman Mohd Kasim, Sharidan Shafie