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Michelle Tien Tien Tan

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

Contact

  • workRoom DB30 Block D
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
  • work+6 (03) 8924 8715
  • fax+6 (03) 8924 8017

Biography

Dr. Michelle Tan (MIET) joined the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in year 2010. She completed her BEng (Hons.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2005) at the Swansea University, Wales, UK, where, she also completed her PhD (2009) on using one dimensional ZnO nanowires for biosensing applications. Her current research work focuses on nanoscience and nanotechnology advancement, specifically on the synthesis and characterisations of nanomaterials for bio-sensing and energy storage (supercapacitors) applications, with emphasis on graphene and graphene/metal oxide nanocomposites. Besides that, her research also focuses on incorporating graphene composites for application in critical and harsh environments, such as aerospace applications.

Expertise Summary

Graphene and Graphene/metal oxide composite synthesis and characterisation, Nanobiosensors, Supercapacitors

Teaching Summary

Present

Signal Processing and Control Engineering (H62SPC), Professional Skills for E&E Engineers (H62BPA), Introduction to Circuits and Fields (H61SCP)

Past

Electronic Design Project for E&E Engineers (H62EDP)

Research Summary

Current Research and Research Interests:

  • Graphene and its nanocomposites synthesis and their various applications for example biosensing and energy storage devices.
  • Surface functionalisation/engineering of nanomaterials for various applications (biosensing, energy storage devices, etc.)
  • The use of scanning probe microscopy technique (SPM), such as the atomic force microscope as diagnostic tool to study the properties of nanomaterials.
  • Development of novel electronic devices such as ultra-sensitive biosensors and high efficiency power devices based on nanomaterials, such as graphene and metal oxide nanomaterials

Selected Publications

Chair of Faculty Research Operating Group

Department Marketing Representative

Interdisciplinary Strand Leader

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