Work from home during movement control order from 18 March to 14 April 2020

All operations of my university (UTM) are postponed from 18 March 2020 to 14 April 2020. It refers to the Special Announcement made by the Malaysian Prime Minister on the implementation of the Movement Restriction, from 18 March 2020 to 14 April 2020, nationwide. So, I work from home.

  • 18 March 2020

    1. Updating website of ISI-SIR; staff and organization, news, guiding principle and research spotlight pages.
    1. I am revising the paper to be submitted for publication in the Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society.
    2. As an editor, accepting paper to be edited in Catalysis and Photocatalysis, Frontiers in Chemistry. I am assigning a reviewer.
  • 19 March 2020

    1. A revised paper entitled “A review on synthesis of kaolin-based zeolite and the effect of impurities” has been successfully submitted to Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society.
    2. I am sending an LRGS top-down report (4L485) to RMC by e-mail.
    3. A paper entitled “Magnetic field-induced alignment of polybenzimidazole microstructures to enhance proton conduction” has been submitted to Journal of Polymer Science.
    4. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

  • 20-21 March 2020

    1. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
  • 22 March 2020

    1. Resubmission of MyGRANTS application.
    2. Reply to e-mail the proposed successors from TNCPI.
    3. Reply e-mail on a manuscript entitled “Breathable nonwoven hygienic products” submitted to Elsevier.
    4. A paper entitled “A critical review of metal-doped TiO2 and its structure-physical properties-photocatalytic activity relationship in hydrogen production” has been submitted to International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

  • 23 March 2020

    1. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in Environmental Technology.
    2. Redeem new AirAsia flight bookings. UTM Faculty of Science official trips to UNAIR and ITS on 26-29 March has been canceled due to COVID-19.
  • 24 March 2020

    1. Still, I am editing the paper to be submitted for publication in Environmental Technology.
    2. A paper entitled “Magnetic field-induced alignment of polybenzimidazole microstructures to enhance proton conduction” has been rejected by the Journal of Polymer Science and transferred to Chemistry Select. The paper has been edited and submitted to Chemistry Select.
  • 25 March 2020

    1. A paper entitled “Cobalt oxide supported on silica-coated magnetite: Synthesis and its performance as photocatalyst in photodegradation of methylene blue” has been submitted to Environmental Technology.
    2. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in Progress in Organic Coatings.
  • 26 March 2020

    1. A paper entitled “Cobalt oxide supported on silica-coated magnetite: Synthesis and its performance as photocatalyst in photodegradation of methylene blue” has been rejected by Environmental Technology. The paper has been edited and submitted to Materials Chemistry and Physics.
    2. A paper entitled “A review on synthesis of kaolin-based zeolite and the effect of impurities” has been accepted for publication in Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. The graphical abstract of the paper has been submitted to the journal.
    3. Updating website of ISI-SIR; news.
  • 27-28 March 2020

    1. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in Progress in Organic Coatings.
    2. The Whatsapp group has been created to communicate with students for SSCC 4473 – Solid State Chemistry online teaching. Online education will be carried out using the Facebook group platform. I have been using Facebook as a teaching aid for two years.
  • 29 March 2020

    1. I am editing a review paper entitled “Electrospun nanocomposites and nanofibers and for biomedical and tissue engineering applications: A comprehensive review” to be submitted for publication in journal.
    2. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in Progress in Organic Coatings.
  • 30 March 2020

    1. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in Catalysis Communications.
    2. A paper entitled “Carbon-containing-titania coated stainless steel prepared by high voltage powder spray coating and its adhesion phenomena” has been submitted to Progress in Organic Coatings.
  • 31 March 2020

    1. I am preparing a paper to be submitted for publication in Catalysis Communications.
    2. I am preparing material for an online course (SSCC 4473 – Solid State Chemistry).

  • 1 April 2020

    1. Department of Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation meeting online.
    2. I am preparing material for an online course (SSCC 4473 – Solid State Chemistry).

  • 2 April 2020

    1. Online course (SSCC 4473 – Solid State Chemistry). This is my first online lecture using the Facebook platform. All the students have attended the class.
  • 3-4 April 2020

    1. Updating website of ISI-SIR; creating a list of students and postdocs.
  • 5 April 2020

    1. I repair the ISI-SIR website that was attacked by hackers. The website cannot log in normally.
  • 6 April 2020

    1. Online course (SSCC 4473 – Solid State Chemistry). This is the second online lecture using the Facebook platform. All the students have attended the class.
    2. I help to prepare reports of the strategic workshop of ISI-SIR that submitted to the DVCI Department.
  • 7 April 2020

    1. I am watching “Majlis bersama Naib Canselor” through Facebook life.
    2. As the editor-in-chief, I am selecting papers to be published in the Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences.
    3. A review paper entitled “Current status and outlook on corrosion of porous absorbable metals” has been submitted to Acta Biomaterialia.
  • 8 April 2020

    1. I am preparing the “Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research Yearbook 2020” using the Ibook Author all day.

  • 9 April 2020

    1. Online course (SSCC 4473 – Solid State Chemistry). This is the second online lecture using the Facebook platform. Not all students have attended the class.
    2. A paper entitled “Current status and outlook on corrosion of porous absorbable metals” has been rejected by the Acta Biomaterialia. The paper has been submitted to Materials Science and Engineering: C Materials for Biological Applications.
    3. I am discussing with Siti Hajar Alias on a revision of her Ph.D. thesis.

  • 9-10 April 2020

    1. The ISI-SIR website that I manage being targeted by foreign hackers. The plugins have been upgraded to the latest version. All malicious files uploaded by users have also been cleared and spam users have been removed.
    2. As an editor, accepting paper to be edited in Jurnal Teknologi. I am assigning a reviewer.
    3. The paper has been submitted to Materials Science and Engineering: C Materials for Biological Applications need to be resubmitted. The journal wants to receive some information.  
    4. A galley proof paper accepted to be published in the Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society has been sent. Thirty-seven questions need to respond.

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