Speaker - Prof. Dr Sinin Hamdan

Prof. Dr Sinin Hamdan, Dean (Pre-University Studies), Universiti Malaysia SARAWAK, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Sinin Hamdan field of specialization is Mechanics of Materials based on his PhD in that area from Loughborough University of Technology, Loughborough, England (1994). His hold an MSc in Welding and Adhesive Bonding of Engineering Materials from Brunel University, London (1986) and BSc in Physics (1984) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Prof. Dr. Sinin Hamdan attended a 6 months scientist exchange program (post doctoral) under Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS/VCC) in 1999 at Wood Physics Laboratory, Kyoto University and obtained a good experience working with wood physics. From 9-31 March 2003, Prof. Dr. Sinin Hamdan went to Wood Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan (under Japanese Society for Promotion of Sciences-JSPS) to study The Application of Acoustic Emission Monitoring to Forest Product Research. From 7 May-7 Jun 2007, Prof. Dr. Sinin Hamdan  collaborate with GeM Laboratory, Ecole Central Nantes (ECN), Nantes France on Dynamics, Materials and Machining. From 1 august-31 october 2012, he worked on gamelan in Physics Laboratory, Loughborough University. His main interest is wood polymer composite (WPC) which involves Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray fluorescence, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and thermo-gravimetric analysis (TGA).