Current Research Projects

Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Professor Dr. Zainuriah Hassan 1. Growth/deposition and characterization of wide band gap semiconductor materials, in particular III-Nitrides (GaN and related alloys), ZnO, CdS, TiO2, and other metal oxides.
2. Fabrication, characterization, and simulation/design of optoelectronic and electronic devices such as LEDs and sensors based on III-nitrides and other semiconductor materials.
3. Nanostructures and hybrid heterostructures for device applications.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ng Sha Shiong 1. MOCVD growth of III-nitride semiconductor materials for light emitting and solar cell applications.
2. Low-cost growth of semiconductor materials in particular, III-Nitrides, metal oxides and molybdenum disulfide.
3. Theoretical modelling of polarized infrared reflectance and surface phonon polariton of wide band gap semiconductors.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norzaini Zainal 1. Nitrides based LEDs epitaxy for longer and shorter wavelength emission.
2. Fabrication and processing  III-V Nitrides materials and devices.
3. Nitrides based HEMT epitaxy.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Dr. Lim Way Foong 1. Rare earth/ transition metal oxide and its application for Si, 4H-SiC, and GaN-based MOS devices.
2. Hybrid inorganic-organic structures for optoelectronics and electronics.
3. Surface alteration of narrow and wide band gap semiconductors.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Dr. Sabah M. Mohammad 1. Preparation and characterization of 1D, 2D and 3D semiconductor materials and metal nanoparticles such as GaN, ZnO, and other metal oxides.
2. Fabrication and characterization of optoelectronic and electronic devices such as LEDs, Solar cells, Photodetectors, gas sensors and other sensors based on nanostructures wide band gap semiconductor materials.
3. Fabrication of porous semiconductors materials for application in optoelectronic and electronic devices.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Dr. Mohd Syamsul Nasyriq Samsol Baharin 1. Power electronics of wide bandgap materials (GaN and Diamond).
2. THz applications of 2D materials ie graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN).
3. Novel sensors of graphene and diamond materials.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Dr. Quah Hock Jin 1. Binary and ternary based high dielectric constant materials as passivation layer for Si-, SiC-, and GaN-based MOS devices.
2. Rare earth doped gallium oxide as channel layer for thin film transistors.
3. Perovskite materials for potential applications.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Dr. Mundzir Abdullah 1. Experimental and computational study of 3rd order optical susceptibility of 2D materials (i.e. graphene, metal dichalcogenide).
2. Study on the correction of local field effect of nanocomposites/porous materials under intense laser irradiation.
3. Assessment of new optical limiters materials based on carbon allotropes and perovskites.
Principle Investigator Research Project Title
Dr. Faezah Jasman 1. Underwater Optical Wireless Communications.
2. Visible Light Communications - LiFi.
3. Optoelectronic Devices.

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