Dr. Ng Si Ling

DR.NH SI LING

 

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons)(1st Class), Ph.D. (USM)
Expertise: : Wastewater Treatment (Bioremediation, Adsorption), Pollution Chemistry





 
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     ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

     

     


    1. B. Sc. (Hons.) 
    2. Ph. D

     

     

     

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    RESEARCH INTEREST

     

    Wastewater treatment, bioremediation


      

     RESEARCH TOPICS 


    1. Biological removal of pollutants
    2. Adsorption studies
    3. Bioregeneration of adsorbents

     

     

     

     

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     Scientific papers-journals

     

     


    1. Khor, S.M., Seng, C.E., Lim, P.E., Ng, S.L., Ahmad Sujari, A.N., 2015. Activated rice husk-based adsorbents for chlorophenol removal and their bioregeneration. Desalination and Water Treatment, Article In Press.
    2. See, S., Lim, J.W., Seng, C.E., Ng, S.L., Adnan, R., 2014. Enhancement of o-cresol removal using PAC and acclimated biomass immobilized in polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel beads. Desalination and Water Treatment 52 (40-42), 7951-7956.
    3. Lim, J.W., Seng, C.E., Lim, P.E., Ng, S.L., Tan, K.C., Kew, S.L., 2013. Response of low-strength phenol-acclimated activated sludge to shock loading of high phenol concentrations. Water SA 39 (5), 695-700.
    4. Lim, J.W., Ng, S.L., Khor, S.M., Seng, C.E., 2012. Inhibitory effect of 2,4-dichlorophenol on nitrogen removal in a sequencing batch reactor. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 29 (7), 886-890.
    5. Chan, P.Y., Ng, S.L., Seng, C.E., Lim, P.E., 2012. Removal of Cu(II) from aqueous solutions by living and non-living cultured sludges: Equilibrium modelling. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management 15 (1), 79-93.
    6. Khor, S.M., Ng, S.L, Lim, P.E., Seng, C.E., 2011. The effects of nickel (II) and chromium (VI) on oxygen demand, nitrogen and metal removal in a sequencing batch reactor. Environmental Technology 32 (16), 1903-1914.
    7. Lim, J.W., Seng, C.E., Lim, P.E., Ng, S.L., Sujari, A.N.A., 2011. Nitrogen removal in moving bed sequencing batch reactor using polyurethane foam cubes of various sizes as carrier materials. Bioresource Technology 102 (21), 9876-9883.
    8. Ng, S.L., Seng, C.E., Lim, P.E., 2010. Bioregeneration of activated carbon and activated rice husk loaded with phenolic compounds: Kinetic modeling. Chemosphere 78 (5), 510-516.
    9. Ng, S.L., Seng, C.E., Lim, P.E., 2009. Quantification of bioregeneration of activated carbon and activated rice husk loaded with phenolic compounds. Chemosphere 75 (10), 1392-1400.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Presentations

     

     


    1. Chen, S.H., Ng, S.L., Ting, A.S.Y., 2014. Microfungi for bioremediation-decolourization of triphenylmethane dyes and tolerance to heavy metals. 32nd Symposium of the Malaysian Socienty for Microbiology, 6-8 December 2014, Terengganu, Malaysia.
    2. Chen, S.H., Ng, S.L., Ting, A.S.Y., 2014. Filamentous microfungi for the removal of triphenylmethane dyes and heavy metals. Monash Science Symposium 2014, 18-19 June 2014, Monash University Malaysia.
    3. Yong, K.J.L. and Ng, S.L., 2014. Biodegradation of para-nitrophenol (PNP) by acclimated sludge in poly(vinyl alcohol)-alginate hydrogel beads. Monash Science Symposium 2014, 18-19 June 2014, Monash University Malaysia.
    4. Yong, K.J.L., Janarthanan, P., Ng, S.L., 2014. Sago waste derived hydrogels as crosslinked matrices for pollutant-degrading activated sludge. 21st MSMBB Annual Scientific Meeting, 1-3 October 2014, Monash University Malaysia.
    5. Tan, K.C., Lim, P.E., Seng, C.E., Ng, S.L., Oo, C.W., 2013. Performance of moving bed sequencing batch reactor in the treatment of landfill leachates. 4th International Conference for Young Chemists 2013, 30th Jan-1st Feb 2013, Penang, Malaysia.
    6. Kew, S.L., Lim, P.E., Seng, C.E., Ng, S.L., Adnan, R., 2013. Quantification of bioregeneration of powdered activated carbon loaded with o-cresol. 4th International Conference for Young Chemists 2013, 30th Jan-1st Feb 2013, Penang, Malaysia.
    7. Lim J.W., Ng S.L., Seng C.E., 2010. The inhibitory effect of 2,4-dichlorophenol on nitrogen removal in sequencing batch reactor system. 3rd International Conference for Young Chemists 2010, 23-25 June 2010, Penang, Malaysia.
    8. Ng S.L., Seng C.E., Lim P.E., 2010. Quantification and kinetics of bioregeneration of activated carbon and activated rice husk loaded with phenolic compounds. National Biotechnology Seminar 2010, 24-26 May 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    9. Ng S.L., Seng C.E., Lim P.E., 2007. Bioregeneration of adsorbents in simultaneous adsorption and biodegradation processes. 1st International Conference on Chemical Sciences (ICCS-2007), 24-26 May 2007, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

     

    BOOK CHAPTER

     

     

     Lim, J.W., Bashir, M.J.K., Ng, S.L., Sethupathi, S., Wong, L.P., 2014. Augmentation of Biological Nitrogen Removal via Optimization of Support Media Size and Aeration Strategy in Moving Bed Sequencing Batch Reactor. In H.A. Aziz & A. Mojiri (eds.). Wastewater Engineering: Advanced wastewater treatment systems. IJSR Publications, Penang, Malaysia. Pp. 87-95.


     

     

     

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     HONORS/AWARDS


     

     

     [1]  USM Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung (Journal publication category), 2009.



    [2]  USM Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung (Journal publication category), 2010.



    [3]  USM Fellowship 2007-2010


     

     

     TEACHING

     

     


    1. KFT431 Physical Chemistry III
    2. KAT442 Pollution and Environmental Chemistry
    3. KAT340 Analytical Practical II
    4. KAA502 Atomic Spectroscopy

     

     

     

     SUPERVISION

     

     

    Postgraduates

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    1. Chen Si Hui (external co-supervision, Monash University Malaysia)
      • Project title: Metalophilic fungi for removal of dyes and heavy metals: investigations on efficacy and mechanisms

    Undergraduates

     

    (Present)

    1. Sam Suat Peng

      Project title: Biodegradation of phenol and p-nitrophenol by unacclimated and acclimated activated sludge.

     

     

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