High Profile Researcher: Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail


  • Hadi Nur Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Sheela Chandren Universiti Teknologi Malaysia




Ahmad Fauzi Ismail is a full Professor at Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation at UTM. Currently, he is the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation, UTM. His research interests include the development of novel polymeric and inorganic membranes for water desalination, waste water treatment, gas separation processes, palm oil refining, photocatalysis, hemodialysis and fuel cell applications. He has authored and co-authored for more than 500 refereed journals, 6 books, 45 book chapters and 4 edited books. He has been granted 4 patents and 16 patents have been filed. His has an astonishing h-index of 50, with cumulative citation of over 10,000. He has won more than 120 national and international awards. He is a Fellow of The Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Chartered Engineer in the UK (CEng) and the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FlChemE). Prof. Fauzi has extensively involved in R&D&C for national and multinational companies related to membrane-based processes for industrial applications. He is also the founder of Advanced Membrane Technology Research Center (AMTEC), which is now recognized as the Higher Education Centre of Excellence (HiCoE). Recently, the editor of MJFAS has interviewed Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail as part of the efforts to highlight prominent figures in the field of Science. This article summarizes the essence of the interview.

Prof. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail and Prof. Hadi Nur






High Profile Researcher