Pr. Mohammad Jawaid

Pr. Mohammad Jawaid is currently working as Senior Fellow (Professor) at Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia, and also has been Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since June 2013. He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching, research, and industries. His area of research interests includes hybrid composites, lignocellulosic reinforced/filled polymer composites, advance materials: graphene/nanoclay/fire retardant, modification and treatment of lignocellulosic fibres and solid wood, biopolymers and biopolymers for packaging applications, nanocomposites and nanocellulose fibres, and polymer blends. So far, he has published 50 books, 65 book chapters, more than 350 peer-reviewed international journal papers, and several published review papers under top 25 hot articles in science direct during 2013–2019. He also obtained 3 Patents and 6 Copyrights. H-index and citation in Scopus are 59 and 16495 and in Google scholar, H-index and citation are 71 and 23096. Recently he joined as Chief Executive Editor of Pertanika UPM Journals. He is founding Series Editor of Composite Science and Technology Book Series from Springer-Nature, and also Series Editor of Springer Proceedings in Materials, Springer-Nature and also International Advisory board member of Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials. He worked as guest editor of special issues of SN Applied Science, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, Current Organic Synthesis and Current Analytical Chemistry, International Journal of Polymer Science, IOP Conference Proceeding. He also in Editorial Board Member of Journal of Polymers and The Environment, Journal of Natural fibres, Journal of Plastics Technology, Applied Science and Engineering Progress Journal, Journal of Asian Science, Technology and Innovation and the Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering. Besides that, he is also reviewer of several high-impact international peer-reviewed journals of Elsevier, Springer, Wiley, Saga, ACS, RSC, Frontiers, etc. Presently, he is supervising 12 Ph.D. students (5 Ph.D. as Chairman, and 7 Ph.D. as Member) and 6 Master’s students (1 Master as Chairman, and 5 Master as Member) in the fields of hybrid composites, green composites, nanocomposites, natural fiber-reinforced composites, nanocellulose, etc. 26 Ph.D. and 13 Master’s students graduated under his supervision in 2014–2020. He has several research grants at university, national, and international levels on polymer composites of around 3 million Malaysian ringgits (USD 700,000). He also delivered plenary and invited talks in international conferences related to composites in India, Turkey, Malaysia, Thailand, the United Kingdom, France, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and China. Besides that, he is also a member of technical committees of several national and international conferences on composites and material science. Recently Dr. Mohammad Jawaid received Excellent Academic Award in Category of International Grant-Universiti Putra Malaysia-2018 and also Excellent Academic Staff Award in industry High Impact Network (ICAN 2019) Award. Beside that Gold Medal-Community and Industry Network (JINM Showcase) at Universiti Putra Malaysia. He also Received Publons Peer Review Awards 2017, and 2018 (Materials Science), Certified Sentinel of science Award Receipient-2016 (Materials Science) and 2019 (Materials Science and Cross field). He is also Winner of Newton-Ungku Omar Coordination Fund: UK-Malaysia Research and Innovation Bridges Competition 2015. Recently he recognized with Fellow and Charted Scientist Award from Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM), UK. He is also life member of Asian Polymer Association, and Malaysian Society for Engineering and Technology. He has professional membership of American Chemical Society (ACS), and Society for polymers Engineers (SPE), USA (institutional web page).