Expertise Profile


Name
Dr Muhammad Moniruzzaman
Phone
+605 - 368 7572
Nationality
Bangladesh
Academic Position
Senior Lecturer
Academic Department
Chemical Engineering
Management Position
Management Department
Qualifications
2007, PhD in Biochemical Engineering by Kanazawa University
2004, Master in Biochemical Engineering by Kanazawa University
1999, Degree by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Specialization

Green Technology, Ionic Liquids,Biocatalysis, Molecular self assembly systems

Research

Synthesis, Characterization and screening of biocompatible ionic liquids for enhanced solubility of sparingly soluble drug molecules,


Development ionic liquid based biocompatible and biodegradable oil dispersant,


Role of phytochemicals in Elaeis (oil palm) leaf extract mediated synthesis of stabilized gold nanoparticles


Ionic Liquid Assisted Fabrication of “Green” Biocomposite Board from Agricultural Waste


Investigation of various enzyme compatible ionic liquids for single-step pretreatment and hydrolysis of oil palm biomass to biofuel


Ionic liquid assisted biological Pretreatment of Wood biomass: A new green approach for isolation of cellulose fibers


Effects of pressure and temperature on the solubility of cellulose in ionic liquids,


Synthesis and application of novel low cost biodegradable functionalized ionic liquids for greener biomass dissolution



Publications

No.
Title of Publication
3
5
1. M. Sivapragasam, M. Moniruzzaman and M. Goto,   Recent advances in exploiting ionic liquids for biomolecules: Solubility, stability, and applications, Biotechnol. J. Vol. 11,pp. 1000-1013, 2016 (Highlighted in the journal cover page)
 
2. N. Adawiyah, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Hawatulaila and M. Goto, Ionic liquids as a potential tool for drug delivery systems, MedChemComm, Vol. 7, pp.1881-1897, 2016 (Highlighted in the journal cover page
 
3. A. A. Elgharbawy, M. Z. Alam, M. Moniruzzaman, M. Goto, Ionic liquid pretreatment as emerging approaches for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass, Biochem. Eng. J. Vol. 109, pp. 252-267, 2016.
 
4. H. Mahmood, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Yusup, and H. M. Akil, Pretreatment of oil palm biomass with ionic liquids: a new approach for fabrication of green composite board, J. Clean. Prod. Vol. 126, pp. 677–685, 2016.

5. H. Mahmood, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Yusup, H. M. Akil, Particulate composites based on ionic liquid-treated oil palm fiber and thermoplastic starch adhesive,Clean Techn. Environ. Policy. DOI 10.1007/s10098-016-1132-0, pp. 1-10, 2016.

6.. T. Lieu, S. Yusup, M. Moniruzzaman, Kinetic study on microwave-assisted esterification of free fatty acids derived from Ceiba pentandra Seed Oil, Bioresource Technol. 211, pp.248-256, 2016.

7.  R. Financie, M. Moniruzzamana, Yoshimitsu Uemura, Enhanced enzymatic delignification of oil palm biomass with ionic liquid pretreatment, Biochem.  Eng. J. Vol. 110, pp. 1-7, 2016.

7.  H. Mahmood, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Yusup, and H. M. Akil, Ionic liquid pretreatment at high solids loading: a clean approach for fabrication of renewable resource based particulate composites, Polymer Composites, In press, 2016.

8.  M. Moniruzzaman, H. Mahmood, M. F. Ibrahim, S. Yusup, Y. Uemura , Effects of Pressure and Temperature on the Dissolution of Cellulose in Ionic Liquids, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1133, 588-592,  2016.

9. H. Mahmood, M. H. A. bin Ahmad Sayukhi, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Yusup, "Synthesis of Ionic Liquid Polymer Incorporating Activated Carbon for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Separation", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1133, pp. 566-570,2016.

10.  K. V. Ozdokur,  M. Moniruzzaman,  J. Yanik  and  T. Ono, Synthesis and characterization of a polyoxometalate-based ionic liquid catalyst for delignification of wood biomass, Wood Sci. Technol., Vol. 50, pp. 1213-1226, 2016.

11. A. A Elgharbawy, M. Z Alam, N. A Kabbashi, M. Moniruzzaman, P. Jamal, Evaluation of several ionic liquids for in situ hydrolysis of empty fruit bunches by locally-produced cellulase, 3 Biotech  Vol. 6 (2), pp.1-15, 2016.

12. M. Z Alam, A. A Elgharbawy, M. Moniruzzaman, N. A Kabbashi, P. Jamal, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Vol. 10, pp. 878-882, 2016.

13. S Araki, R Wakabayashi, M Moniruzzaman, N Kamiya, M Goto, Ionic liquid-mediated transcutaneous protein delivery with solid-in-oil nanodispersions, MedChemComm, Med. Chem. Commun., Vol. 6, 2124-2128, 2015. ( (Highlighted in the journal cover page)

14.  F Ibrahim, M Moniruzzaman, S Yusup, Y Uemura, Dissolution of cellulose with ionic liquid in pressurized cell, J.  Mol. Liquids Vol. 211, 370-372, 2015.

15. H. Mahmood, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Yusup, and H. M. Akil, Comparison of some biocomposite board properties fabricated from lignocellulosic biomass before and after Ionic liquid pretreatment, Chem. Eng. Trans. Vol. 45, pp. 709-714, 2015.
22.  T. Lieu, S. Yusup, M. Moniruzzaman, Parametric Study of Esterification of Free Fatty Acids derived from Ceiba Pentandra Seed Oil using Microwave-assisted Technique via Response Surface Methodology, Chem. Eng. Trans., 45, 931-936,2015.

16. T. Lieu, S. Yusup, M. Moniruzzaman,  Microwave-assisted Esterification Reaction of Free Fatty Acids from Ceiba Pentandra Seed Oil, Aust. J. Basic Appl. Sci., 9(30),  pp.: 41-45, 2015.

17.  M. S. Rajabi, M. Moniruzzaman, M. A. Bustam, M. Lotifi, Recent advances of using ionic liquids for extraction of biologically active compounds: A review, Am. J. Chem.  5 (3A), pp. 7-12, 2015.

18. M. Moniruzzaman, N. Kamiya, S. Yusup, M. Goto, Activity and stability of enzyme immobilized with ionic liquid based polymer materials, J. Eng. Sci. Technol., 10, 60-69, 2015.

19. M. Moniruzzaman, T. Ono, A. B. Bustam, S. Yusup, Y. Uemura, Pretreatment of Wood Biomass with Ionic Liquids: A "Green" Approach to Separate Cellulose for Use in Oilfield Application, J. Appl. Sci., 15, 531-537, 2015.
 
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20. M. Moniruzzaman and M. Goto, “Application of ionic liquids: Future Solvents and Reagents for Pharmaceuticals”, J. Chem. Eng. Japan, Vol. 44,  No. 6, pp. 370-381, 2011.
21. M. Moniruzzaman, K. Nakashima, N. Kamiya and M. Goto, “Recent advances of enzymatic reactions in ionic liquids”, Biochem. Eng. J. Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 295-314, 2010.
22. M. Moniruzzaman, N.  Kamiya and M. Goto, “Activation and stabilization of enzymes in ionic liquids”, Org. Biomol. Chem. Vol. 8, No. 13, pp.2887-2899, 2010.
23. M. Moniruzzaman, To Nao, S. Bhattacharjee, T. Ono, Laccase Incorporated into PEG-  PLA Polymer as Active and Stable Biocatalyst for Ionic Liquids Media, Advan. Mat. Res.  625, 333-336, 2014.
24. R. Finace, M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Uemura, N. Osman, Recent Advances of Using Ionic Liquid in Lignocellulosic Biomass Degradation, Adv. Mat. Res. 625, 834-637, 2014.
25. Chakraborty, M. Moniruzzaman, S. Bhattacharjee, Kinetic Studies on Gold Nanoparticle Formation in Aqueous Medium, Adv. Mat. Res. 625, 264-267, 2014.
26.. M. Moniruzzaman and T. Ono, “Separation and characterization of cellulose fibers from cypress wood tretaed with ionic liquid prior to laccase treatment”, Bioresorce Technol. 127, 132-137, 2013.
27. M. Moniruzzaman, T. Ono, S. Yusup, S. Chowdhury, M. A. Bustam, Y. Uemura, “Improved biological delignification of wood biomass via Ionic liquids pretreatment: A one step process”, Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy, 3, 144-152, 2013.
28. M. Moniruzzaman, K. Ino, N. Kamiya and M. Goto Enzyme incorporated ionic liquid polymers as   active, stable and reusable biocatalysts, Org. Biomol. Chem. 10, 7707-7713, 2012
29. M. Moniruzzaman and T. Ono, “Ionic liquid assisted enzymatic delignification of wood biomass: A new ‘green’ and efficient approach for     isolating of cellulose fibers”, Biochem. Eng. J. 60, 156-160, 2012.
30. M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Tahara, M. Tamura, N. Kamiya and M. Goto, “Ionic liquid-assisted transdermal delivery of sparingly soluble drugs”, Chem. Commun. 47, 1452-1454, 2010.
32. M. Moniruzzaman,  M. Mahmood, N. Kamiya, S. Yusup and M. Goto, Activity and stability of enzyme immobilized with Ionic liquid based polymer materials, J. Eng. Sci. Technol., issue 1, 60-69, 2014.
33. M. Moniruzzaman, N. Kamiya, and M. Goto, “Ionic liquid based microemulsion with pharmaceutically accepted components: Formulation and potential applications”, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 352, 136-142, 2010.
34. M. Moniruzzaman, M. Tamura, Y. Tahara, N. Kamiya and M. Goto, “Ionic liquid-in-oil microemulsions as a potential carrier for sparingly soluble drug: Characterization and cytotoxicity evaluation”, Int. J. Pharm. 400, 243-250, 2010.
35. M. Moniruzzaman, N. Kamiya, and M. Goto, “Biocatalysis in water-in-ionic liquid microemulsions: A case study with horseradish peroxidase”, Langmuir 25, 977-982, 2009.
36. M. Moniruzzaman, N. Kamiya, K. Nakashima, and M. Goto, “Water-in-ionic liquid microemulsions as a new medium for enzymatic reactions”, Green Chem. 10, 497-500, 2008.
37. M. Moniruzzaman, N. Kamiya, K. Nakashima, and M. Goto, “Formation of reverse micelles in a room temperature ionic liquid”, Chem Phys Chem.  9, 689-692, 2008.
38. M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, M.M.R. Talukder and T. Kawanishi, “Lipase-catalyzed esterification of fatty acid in DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) modified AOT reverse micellar systems”, Biocatal. Biotrans. 25, 51-56, 2007.
40. M. Moniruzzaman, M.M.R. Talukder, Y. Hayashi and T. Kawanishi, “Effect of the pretreatment of lipase with organic solvents on its conformation and activity in reverse micelles”, Appl. Biochem. Biotech.  142, 253-262, 2007.
41. M.M.R.Talukder, M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi and T. Kawanishi, “Thermostability of Chromobacterium viscosum lipase in AOT/isooctane reverse micelle”, Appl. Biochem. Biotech. 141, 77-82, 2007.
42. M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, M.M.R. Talukder, E. Saitoh and T. Kawanishi, “Effects of aprotic solvents on the enzymatic activity of lipase in AOT reverse micelles,” Biochem. Eng. J. 30, 237-244, 2006.
43. M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, M.M.R. Talukder and T. Kawanishi, “Activity of acetone treated lipase in AOT reverse micellar systems in the presence of low molecular weight polyethylene glycol”,  Biochem. Eng. J. 29, 46-54, 2006.
44. M.  M.  R. Talukder, M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, J. C. Wu and T. Kawanishi, “Ultrasonication enhanced hydrolytic activity of lipase in water/isooctane two-phase systems”, Biocatal. Biotrans. 24, 189-196, 2006.
45. M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, M.M.R. Talukder and T. Kawanishi, “Enhanced activity and stability of Chromobacterium viscosum lipase in AOT reverse micellar systems by pretreatment with acetone”, J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzymatic 32, 149-155, 2005.
46. M.M.R. Talukder, M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, J.C. Wu and T. Kawanishi, “Pretreatment of Chromobacterium viscosum lipase with acetone increases its activity in sodium bis-(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate reverse micelles”, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 80, 1166-1169, 2005.
47. M.M.R. Talukder, M. Moniruzzaman, Y. Hayashi, J.C. Wu, T. Kawanishi, and N. Shimizu, “Enzymatic kinetics for lipase-catalyzed hydrolysis of water-insoluble substrate in AOT reverses micelles, involving native and activated lipases”, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 79, 273-276, 2004.
48.  M.M.R. Talukder, Y. Hayashi, T. Takeyama, M. Moniruzzaman, J.C. Wu, T. Kawanishi and N. Shimizu, “Activity and stability of Chromobacterium viscosum lipase in modified AOT reverse micelles”, J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzymatic 22, 203-209, 2003.