Department of
Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
   
   
  
 

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Ing Kong

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

Contact

  • workRoom BB38 B-Block
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
  • work+6 (03) 8924 8362

Expertise Summary

  • Functional polymer nanocomposites
  • Magnetic polymer composites
  • Natural fibre reinforced composites and biocomposites
  • Magnetic nanomaterials
  • Carbon nanotubes and graphenes

Teaching Summary

2013-Present University of Nottingham, UK Campus, Dept. Mechanical, Materials &Manufacturing Engineering

Module co-lecturer for Advanced Technology Review (MSc/MEng)

2012-Present University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, Dept. Mechanical, Materials & Manufacturing Engineering

Module convenor for (a) Advanced Technology Review (MSc/MEng)

(b) Professing of Engineering Alloys (MSc/MEng)

(c) Conservation and Recycling Materials (MSc/MEng)

Module co-lecturer for (a) Solid Mechanics II (Year 2, BEng)

(b) Materials in Design (Year 2, BEng)

(c) Design and Manufacture I (Year 1, BEng)

(d) Design and Manufacture II (Year 2, BEng)

Research Summary

2012-Present University of Nottingham, Malaysia/UK/China Campus, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Deriving, designing, characterizing and fabricating advanced palm-fibre composites for large non-primary load carrying aerospace interior structure in aircraft industries (Malaysia/UK)
  • Preparing and characterizing the irradiation modified biocomposites reinforced with isolated cellulose nanocrystals (Malaysia/UK)
  • Investigating the thermal properties of biodegradable polymer and the effect of the introduction of natural fibre such as kenaf, empty fruit bunch, coconut fibre (Malaysia/UK)
  • Synthesizing and studying the properties of carbon materials (graphene, carbon nanotube, etc.)-magnetic nanoparticles hybrids and their polymer nanocomposites (Malaysia/UK)
  • Setting up the automated manufacturing process of discontinuous fibre composites in China campus (Malaysia/UK/China)
  • Developing new experimental methods for wide variety of composites samples (Malaysia)
  • Training on a comprehensive array of the state-of-the-art computational methods (Malaysia)

2010-Present RMIT University, School of Applied Sciences

  • Developing the natural fibre reinforced and self-fibre-reinforced poly(lactic acid) (PLA) biocomposites
  • Studying the creep-recovery and tensile properties of luffa fibre
  • Developing a simple, rapid and economy method for graphene production from intercalated graphite
  • Synthesizing magnetite-multiwalled carbon nanotubes hybrid via chemical co-precipitation method and magnetite nanoparticles onto graphene oxide sheets via in situ deposition method
  • Studying the effect of introduction of magnetite-multiwalled carbon nanotubes on the mechanical properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) composites film, -silicone rubber nanocomposites, -polyurethane (PU) nanocomposites
  • Examining the effect of micro and nano porosity on the mechanical properties of bone scaffold via rapid prototyping method (Collaborated with Dr Ansari from Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia)
  • Synthesizing ferrofluid and ferrogel which are responsive to magnetic field

2005-2010 National University of Malaysia, School of Applied Physics

  • Investigating the effect of electron beam and gamma ray irradiation on magnetic and microwave absorption properties of magnetite filled thermoplastic natural rubber composites
  • Studying the effect of temperature (93 to 1273 K) on magnetic behaviour of magnetite nanoparticles and its nanocomposites
  • Involving in the production and characterization of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composites
  • Developing a simple and cheap ball-milling mixing method to facilitate the mixing of filler-filler and filler-matrix for an effective dispersion of nanofiller in polymer matrix

Selected Publications

  • FIROOZEH POURJAVAHERI, FARZAD MOHADES, OLIVER JONES, FRANK SHERKAT, ING KONG, ARUN GUPTA and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2017. Avian keratin fibre-based bio-composites World Journal of Engineering. 14(3), 183-187
  • P. KHALILI, K. Y. TSHAI, D. HUI and I. KONG, 2017. Synergistic of ammonium polyphosphate and alumina tryhydrate as fire retardants for natural fiber reinforced epoxy composite Composites Part B: Engineering. 114, 101-110
  • P. KHALILI, K.Y. TSHAI and I. KONG, 2017. Natural fibre reinforced expandable graphite filled composites: Evaluation of the flame retardancy, thermal and mechanical performances Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 100, 194-205
  • Y.T. NG, K.Y. TSHAI, W. KONG, S.H. AHMAD, O. BUDDRICK and I. KONG, 2017. Magnetite-functionalized graphene/poly(styrene-butadiene-styrene) composites: Thermal and Mechanical properties Polymer International. (In Press.)
  • KONG WEI, KONG ING, MOHD MUSTAFA AWANG KECHIK and ROSLAN ABD-SHUKOR, 2017. Phase formation and electrical transport properties of nano-sized SnO2 added (Tl0.85Cr0.15)Sr2CaCu2O7-δ superconductors Materials Science Forum. (In Press.)
  • YAU THIM NG, WEI KONG, SIVANESAN APPADU and ING KONG, 2017. Microwave absorption properties of Fe3O4-graphene nanohybrids Materials Science Forum. (In Press.)
  • I. KONG and P. KHALILI, 2017. Cellulose Based Rubber Nanocomposites. In: VIKASH, P. M., ed., Rubber Based Bionanocomposites: Characterisations Germany: Springer. (In Press.)
  • EJIKEME RAPHAEL EZEIGWE, POI SIM KHIEW, CHIU WEE SIONG, ING KONG and MICHELLE T.T. TAN, 2017. Synthesis of NiMoO4 nanorods on graphene and superior electrochemical performance of the resulting ternary based composites Ceramics International. (In Press.)
  • WEI KONG, ING KONG, MOHD MUSTAFA AWANG KECHIK and ROSLAN ABD-SHUKOR, 2017. Effect of graphene addition on the transport critical current density of bulk (Tl0.85Cr0.15)Sr2CaCu2O7-δ superconduct Materials Today: Proceedings. (In Press.)
  • IZAN R. MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS, ING KONG and NORLINDA DAUD, 2017. Morphological structure and thermomechanical properties of hemp fibre reinforced poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites plasticized with tributyl citrate Materials Today: Proceedings. (In Press.)
  • YAU THIM NG, WEI KONG and ING KONG, 2017. Magnetite-functionalized graphene nanohybrids: Preparation and characterization of electrical and magnetic property Materials Today: Proceedings. (In Press.)
  • POORIA KHALILI, KIM YEOW TSHAI and ING KONG, 2017. Comparative Thermal and Physical Investigation of Chemically Treated and Untreated Oil Palm EFB Fiber Materials Today: Proceedings. (In Press.)
  • ING KONG, SAHRIM HAJI AHMAD and ROBERT SHANKS, 2016. Properties enhancement in multiwalled carbon nanotube–magnetite hybrid filled polypropylene natural rubber nanocomposites through functionalization and processing methods. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials. 23(3), 257-267
  • K.Y. TSHAI, P. KHALILI, I. KONG, C.H. YEOH and K.H. TSHAI, 2016. Synthesization of graphene and its incorporation into natural fiber reinforced thermosetting nanocomposite ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 11(1), 121-127
  • A.B. CHAI, S. KAMARUDDIN, K.Y. TSHAI, I. KONG, BENJAMIN J.H. TAY and CH’NG SHIAU YING, 2016. The effect of oil palm fiber/eggshell powder loading on the mechanical properties of natural rubber composites ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 11(1), 128-134
  • I. KONG, JACK B.S. TING and K.Y. TSHAI, 2016. Study of properties of coconut fibre reinforced poly (vinyl alcohol) as biodegradable composites ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 11(1), 135-143
  • QI CHAU TAN, ROBERT A. SHANKS, DAVID HUI and ING KONG, 2016. Functionalised graphene-multiwalled carbon nanotubes hybrid poly(styrene-b-butadiene-b-styrene) nanocomposites Composites Part B: Engineering. 90(1), 315-325
  • P. KHALILI, K.Y. TSHAI, I. KONG, J.H. LEE and F.A. MOSTAFA, 2016. The Synergistic Effect of Flame Retardants on Flammability, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite Key Engineering Materials. 701, 281-285
  • P. KHALILI, K.Y. TSHAI, I. KONG and C.H. YEOH, 2016. The Effects of Graphene and Flame Retardants on Flammability and Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Key Engineering Materials. 701, 286-290
  • SAKUNDARINI, N, OOI C.T, ABDUL RASHID S.H., KONG I, CHIN, C.M.M. and RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A., 2016. Development of Product Recoverability Evaluation Tool in Product Design In: International Symposium on Green Manufacturing and Applications, Korean Society for Precision Engineering, Korea.
  • NG YAU THIM and ING KONG, 2016. Magnetite-functionalized graphene hybrid nanocomposites: Synthesis and characterization of electrical and magnetic property Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • NG YAU THIM and ING KONG, 2016. Magnetite-functionalized graphene/poly (styrene-butadiene-styrene) nanocomposites part 1: Morphology, mechanical and magnetic properties Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • IZAN R MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS, ING KONG and NORLINDA DAUD, 2016. Morphological structure and thermomechanical properties of hemp fibre reinforced poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • POORIA KHALILI, KIM YEOW TSHAI and ING KONG, 2016. Comparative thermal and physical investigation of chemically treated and untreated oil palm EFB fiber Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • KONG WEI, KONG ING, MOHD MUSTAFA AWANG KECHIK and ROSLAN ABD-SHUKOR, 2016. Effect of graphene addition on the transport critical current density of bulk (Tl0.85Cr0.15)Sr2CaCu2O7-δ superconductor Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • FIROOZEH POURJAVAHERI, FARZAD MOHADDES, OLIVER A.H. JONES, FRANK SHERKAT, ING KONG, ARUN GUPTA and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2016. Analysis and characterization of novel avian keratin fibre based bio-composites In: Proceedings of 24th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering.
  • MOHAMMAD REZA KETABCHI, MOHAMMAD KHALID SIDDIQUI, RASHMI WALVEKAR and ING KONG, 2016. Efficient isolation of cellulose nanoparticle from kenaf fibre using response surface methodology In: Proceedings of 24th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering.
  • YAU THIM NG and ING KONG, 2016. Synthesis and characterization of nickel-zinc ferrite/graphene nanohybrids In: Proceedings of 24th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering.
  • MICHAEL CZAJKA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2015. Preparation of Graphene and Inclusion in Composites with Poly(styrene-b-butadiene-b-styrene) Science and Engineering of Composite Materials. 22(1), 7-16
  • P. KHALILI, K.Y. TSHAI, M. CLIFFORD and I. KONG, 2015. Mechanical Properties of Resin Infused Palm EFB Epoxy Composite. In: The 23rd Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE23), Chengdu, China.
  • I. KONG, K.Y. TSHAI and M.E. HOQUE, 2015. Manufacturing of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites by Solvent Casting Method. In: MOHD SAPUAN SALIT, MOHAMMAD JAWAID, NUKMAN BIN YUSOFF and M. ENAMUL HOQUE, eds., Manufacturing of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites 1st Edition. Springer International Publishing. 331-349
  • OLIVER BUDDRICK, OLIVER A. H. JONES, JEFF G. HUGHES and ING KONG, 2015. The effect of fermentation and addition of vegetable oil on resistant starch formation in wholegrain breads Food Chemistry. 180, 181-185
  • I. KONG, 2015. Polymer with Nano-encapsulated Functional Polymer. In: SABU THOMAS, ROBERT SHANKS and SARATHCHANDRAN CHANDRASEKHARAKURUP, eds., Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blend and Nanocomposite Systems 1st. Elsevier. 125-154
  • P. KHALILI, K.Y. TSHAI, I. KONG, J.H. LEE and F.A. MOSTAFA, 2015. The Synergistic Effect of Flame Retardants on Flammability, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite. In: 2nd International Conference on the Science and Engineering of Materials (ICoSEM2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • P. KHALILI, K.Y. TSHAI, I. KONG and C.H. YEOH, 2015. The Effects of Graphene and Flame Retardants on Flammability and Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites. In: 2nd International Conference on the Science and Engineering of Materials (ICoSEM2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • K.Y. TSHAI, P. KHALILI, I. KONG and C.H. YEOH, 2015. Synthesization of graphene and its incorporation into natural fiber reinforced thermosetting nanocomposite. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing and Process Plant Engineering (ICMMPE2015), KL, Malaysia.
  • KONG WEI, SITI NURDALILA ABD-GHANI, HON KAH WYE, KONG ING and R. ABD-SHUKOR, 2015. Effects of Gamma Ray Irradiation on High Temperature Superconductors YBCO with Nanoparticles Fe3O4 Addition Advanced Materials Research. 1107, 595-600
  • MING GUI TAN, YEAN CHUN TEA, JEE-HOU HO, HUI-TING GOH, HOON KIAT NG and ING KONG, 2015. A motion sensor network for quantitative gaitmeasurement World Journal of Engineering. 12(6), 619-626
  • K.Y. TSHAI, A.B. CHAI, I. KONG, M.E. HOQUE and K.H. TSHAI, 2014. Hybrid Fibre Polylactide Acid Composite with Empty Fruit Bunch – Chopped Glass Strands. Journal of Composites. Volume 2014(Article ID 987956), 1-7
  • RUI PAN, ROBERT SHANKS, ING KONG and LINGLING WANG, 2014. Trisilanolisobutyl POSS/polyurethane hybrid composites: preparation, WAXS and thermal properties. Polymer Bulletin.
  • QI CHAU TAN and ING KONG, 2014. Functionalised graphene–multi-walled carbon nanotubes hybrid poly(styrene-b-butadiene-b-styrene) nanocomposites. In: Proceedings of Seoul International Conference on Applied Science and Engineering, Seoul, Korea.
  • TAYSER SUMER GAAZ, M. N. M. ANSARI, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2014. Mechanical properties of polyurethane(PU)–starch biocomposites In: Proceedings of Advances in Polymeric Materials, Patia, India.
  • M. REZA KETABCHI, M. KHALID SIDDIQUI, ING KONG, M ENAMUL HOQUE, 2014. Ecofriendly Isolation of Nano Crystalline Cellulose In: Postgraduate Research Showcase, 23 September 2014, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Selangor, Malaysia - Won Best Poster Award..
  • IZAN R MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2014. Multiple melting behaviour of poly(lactic acid)-hemp-silica composites using modulated-temperature DSC Journal of Polymer Engineering. 34(9), 895-903
  • TIAM-TING, TEE, SIN, LEE TIN, GOBINATH, R., SOO-TUEEN, BEE, HUI, DAVID, RAHMAT, A. R., KONG, ING and FANG, QINGHONG, 2013. Investigation of nano-size montmorillonite on enhancing polyvinyl alcohol-starch blends prepared via solution cast approach Composites Part B: Engineering. 47(0), 238-247
  • IZAN ROSHAWATY MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2013. The mechanical properties of self-reinforced poly(lactic acid) composites prepared by compression moulding of non-woven precursors World Journal of Engineering. 10(1), 23-28
  • IZAN R MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2013. Poly(lactic acid)-hemp-nanosilica hybrid composites: Thermo-mechanical, thermal behaviour and morphological properties International Journal of Advanced Science and Engineering Technology. 3(1), 192-199
  • IZAN R MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2013. Melting behaviour and dynamic mechanical properties of poly(lactic acid)-hemp-nanosilica Asian Transactions on Basic and Applied Sciences. 3(2), 29-37
  • C. PANG, R. A. SHANKS, K. ING and F. DAVER, 2013. Plasticised cellulose acetate-natural fibre composite World Journal of Engineering. 10(5), 405-410
  • SHANKS, R. A. and KONG, I., 2013. Elastomers: Structure, Chemistry, Physics and Performance. In: VISAKH, P.M., THOMAS, S., CHANDRA, A.K. and MATHEW, A.P., eds., Recent Advances in Elastomers: Their blends, interpenetrating networks (IPNs), composites and nanocomposites, Volume-I Springer. 11-46
  • LIH–JIUN YU, SAHRIM HJ AHMAD, ING KONG, MOUAD A. TARAWNEH and MOAYAD HUSEIN FLAIFEL, 2013. Preparation and characterisation of NiZn ferrite/multiwalled nanotubes thermoplastic natural rubber composite International Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation. 4(3), 214-224
  • ING KONG and MELISSA C. CHIA, 2013. Thermal properties of expanded graphite reinforced polymer nanocomposites In: Proceedings of 21st Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Tenerife, Spain. 429-430.
  • YAU THIM NG and ING KONG, 2013. Polymer composites reinforced with magnetite- functionalized carbon nanotubes In: Proceedings of 21st Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Tenerife, Spain. 585-586
  • TAYSER SUMER GAAZ, M. N. M. ANSARI, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2013. Thermo-mechanical properties of polyurethane–halloysite nanotube composites In: International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials, Chennai, India..
  • S. M. NAINAR, S. BEGUM, M. N. M. ANSARI, Z. HASAN, H, ANUAR, R. A. SHANKS and I. KONG, 2013. Thermal properties of poly(lactic acid)–hydroxyapatite biocomposite for bone scaffolds In: International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials, Chennai, India.
  • I.R. MUSTAPA, R.A. SHANKS and I. KONG, 2013. Natural fibre reinforced poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites plasticized with tributyl citrate In: Proceedings of Polychar21: World Forum on Advanced Materials, Gwangju, Korea.
  • I.R. MUSTAPA, M. CZAJKA, S. CHANDRAN, N. DAUD, I. KONG and R.A. SHANKS, 2013. Crystallization behavior of plasticized poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites In: Proceedings of International Conference on Advance Polymeric Materials, Kerala, India.
  • I.R. MUSTAPA, S. CHANDRAN, R.A. SHANKS and I. KONG, 2013. Non-isothermal crystallization of poly(lactic acid)-hemp-silica nanocomposites plasticized with tributyl citrate In: Proceedings 37th Annual Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting, 105, Charles Stuart University, Wagga-Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.
  • LIH-JIUN, YU, AHMAD, SAHRIM HJ, ING, KONG and TARAWNEH, MOUAD A., 2012. Microwave Absorbing Properties of Nickel-Zinc Ferrite/Multiwalled Nanotube Thermoplastic Natural Rubber Composites Advanced Materials Research. 501, 24-28
  • ROBERT SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Thermoplastic Starch. In: ADEL ZAKI EL-SONBATI, ed., Thermoplastic Elastomers InTech. 96-116
  • ROBERT SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Thermoplastic Elastomers. In: ADEL ZAKI EL-SONBATI, ed., Thermoplastic Elastomers InTech. 137-154
  • ABD-SHUKOR, R.A, KONG, I.A, LIM, E.L.A, MIZAN, N.A.A, ALWI, H.A.A, JUMALI, M.H.A and KONG, W.B, 2012. Enhanced critical current density of FeF 2 added YBa 2Cu 3O 7-δ Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism. 25(4), 957-960
  • NORLINDA DAUD and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2012. Compacted nanosilica-talc/calcium carbonate polyacrylate composites prepared using accelerated sedimentation World Journal of Engineering. 9(5), 385-390
  • ING KONG, ROBERT A. SHANKS, SAHRIM AHMAD and LIH-JIUN YU, 2012. Multiwalled carbon nanotubes-magnetite reinforced thermoplastic polypropylene-natural rubber blends World Journal of Engineering. 9(6), 463-468
  • ING KONG, ROBERT A. SHANKS and M. N. M. ANSARI, 2012. Magnetic carbon-nanotube thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites In: Technical Proceedings of 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012, California, USA.
  • I. KONG, R.A. SHANKS, M.N.M. ANSARI and G.H. KRISHNA RAO, 2012. Preparation and properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) films containing magnetite functionalized–multiwalled carbon nanotubes In: Technical Proceedings of 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012, California, USA.
  • ING KONG, ROBERT A. SHANKS and SAHRIM AHMAD, 2012. Properties of multiwalled carbon nanotube-magnetite hybrid filled polypropylene natural rubber nanocomposites In: 3rd International Multicomponent Polymer Conference, Kerala, India. 3. 1-4
  • ING KONG, M. N. M. ANSARI and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2012. Magnetite functionalized-multiwalled carbon nanotubes reinforced polymer nanocomposites In: International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials, Gujarat, India. 52-55
  • ING KONG, ROBERT SHANKS, SAHRIM AHMAD and LIH-JIUN YU, 2012. Effect of carbon nanotubes-magnetite content on mechanical and magnetic properties of thermoplastic natural rubber In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 407-408
  • MICHAEL CZAJKA, ING KONG and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2012. Preparation of graphene and inclusion in composites with poly(styrene-b-butadiene-b-styrene) In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 115-116
  • MICHAEL CZAJKA, ING KONG and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2012. Graphene preparation from intercalated graphite via rapid heating under reductive conditions In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 993-994
  • IZAN ROSHAWATY MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Mechanical properties of poly(lactic acid)-hemp-silica In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 997-998
  • IZAN ROSHAWATY MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Thermal properties of poly(lactic acid)-hemp composites In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 995-996
  • CHAOWEI PANG, ROBERT A. SHANKS, KONG ING and FUGEN DAVER, 2012. Plasticized cellulose acetate - natural fibre composite In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 649-650
  • KONG WEI, SITI NURDALILA, HON KAH WYE, KONG ING and R. ABD-SHUKOR, 2012. The effect of nano particles NiO addition on structural and superconducting properties of YBa2Cu3O7-δ superconductors In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 409-410
  • TAYSER SUMER GAAZ, M. N. M. ANSARI, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Mechanical and dynamic visco-elastic properties of halloysite nanotube (HNT)-polyurethane (PU) composites In: Proceedings National Graduate Conference 2012 (NatGrad2012), Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • TAYSER SUMER GAAZ, M. N. M.ANSARI, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Mechanical studies on halloysite nanotube (HNT)/polyurethane (PU) nano-composites In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 219-220
  • PANG JING SHEN, M.N.M.ANSARI, OMAR S.ZAROOG, S.M. SAPUAN, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2012. Halloysite Nanotubes (HNTs) reinforced with aluminum powder/ epoxy composites for rapid tooling application – A review In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 999-1000
  • LIH JIUN YU, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD, ING KONG and SIVANESAN APPADU, 2012. Comparison of magnetic and microwave absorbing properties between multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposites, nickel zinc ferrites nanocomposites and hybrid nanocomposites In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China.
  • TIAM-TING TEE, TIN-SIN LEE, SOO-TUEEN BEE, CHONG-YU LOW, ALVIN WAN SIANG LEE, DAVID HUI, QINGHONG FANG and ING KONG, 2012. Rates of degradation for polylactic acid/starch blends with and without addition of microbes In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 767-768
  • LOW CHONG-YU, SENG-XIN GOH, LEE TIN-SIN, TIAM-TING TEE, SOO-TUEEN BEE, DAVID HUI, QINGHONG FANG and ING KONG, 2012. Examination of the loss of mechanical properties due to biodegradation effects of polyvinyl alcohol-starch blends In: Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, Beijing, China. 527-528
  • ANSARI, M.N.M., SHANKS, R.A. and KONG, I., 2011. Starch/MWCNT/epoxy composites for biodegradable batteries In: Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo. 1. 244-247
  • KONG, I., SPOLJARIC, S. and SHANKS, R.A., 2011. Magnetic carbon-nanotube thermoplastic polyurethane composites In: Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo. 1. 211-214
  • TARAWNEH, M.A.A, AHMAD, S.H.A, RASID, R.A, YAHYA, S.Y.B, LAU, K.-T.C D, KONG, I.A and EH NOUM, S.Y.A, 2011. Thermal behavior of MWNT-reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 30(3), 216-221
  • WEI KONG, SITI NURDALILA, ING KONG and R. ABD-SHUKOR, 2011. Nano Fe3O4 particles addition effects on YBa2Cu3O7- World Journal of Engineering. 8(1), 1411-1412
  • NORLINDA DAUD, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2011. Centrifugally compacted nanosilica – talc/calcium carbonate polyacrylate composites World Journal of Engineering. 8(1), 261-262
  • KONG, ING, SHANKS, ROBERT A., HJ AHMAD, SAHRIM and YU, LIH JUIN, 2011. Preparation and properties of magnetite-carbon nanotube reinforced polypropylene–natural rubber blends World Journal of Engineering. 8(1), 591-592
  • IZAN ROSHAWATY MUSTAPA, ROBERT A. SHANKS and ING KONG, 2011. Mechanical properties of self reinforced poly(lactic acid) prepared by compression moulding World Journal of Engineering. 8(1), 833-834
  • RUI PAN, ING KONG and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2011. Polyurethane hybrid composites containing trisilanolisobutyl poss: preparation, structure and properties World Journal of Engineering. 8(1), 899-900
  • I. KONG and R. A. SHANKS, 2011. Melting behaviour of carbon nanotube filled polypropylene-natural rubber blends analyzed by modulated temperature differential scanning calorimetry In: 5th International Symposium on Engineering Plastics, Kunming, China.
  • STEVEN SPOLJARIC, ING KONG and ROBERT SHANKS, 2011. Processing effects on the mechanical, thermal and magnetic properties of magnetically-functionalised elastomer composites In: Proceedings of an International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XIX, Auckland, New Zealand. 651-662
  • ING KONG and ROBERT A. SHANKS, 2011. Preparation and properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) films containing magnetite functionalized-multiwalled carbon nanotubes In: Australia-India Joints Symposium on Smart Nano Materials, Australia.
  • M. CZAJKA, I. KONG and R. A. SHANKS, 2011. Graphene preparation and composites with poly(styrene-b-butadiene-b-styrene) In: Australia-India Joints Symposium on Smart Nano Materials, Australia.
  • ROBERT A. SHANKS, STEVEN SPOLJARIC, ING KONG, MICHAEL CZAJKA, NORLINDA DAUD and IZAN R. MUSTAPA, 2011. Preparation of functional nano-particles for dispersion to form polymer nano-composites In: Australia-India Joints Symposium on Smart Nano Materials, Australia.
  • KONG, I., HJ AHMAD, S., HJ ABDULLAH, M., HUI, D., NAZLIM YUSOFF, A. and PURYANTI, D., 2010. Magnetic and microwave absorbing properties of magnetitethermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 322(21), 3401-3409
  • KONG ING, SAHRIM HAJI AHMAD and MUSTAFFA HAJI ABDULLAH, 2010. The effects of gamma irradiation on thermal and dynamic mechanical properties of TPNR Fe3O4 nanocomposites Solid State Science and Technology Letters. 17(1&2), 177-181
  • KONG ING, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD, MUSTAFFA HJ. ABDULLAH, DAVID HUI and AHMAD NAZLIM YUSOFF, 2010. Effect of magnetite content on microwave absorbing property of magnetite-thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites World Journal of Engineering. 7(2), 341-342
  • K. ING, S.H. AHMAD and C.E. VOON, 2010. Effect of electron beam irradiation on kenaf fiber reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber (TPNR) composites World Journal of Engineering. 7(2), 229-230
  • I. KONG, S. AHMAD, M. ABDULLAH, A. N. YUSOFF and MOU'AD. TARAWNEH, 2010. The effects of gamma ray irradiation on morphology and magnetic properties of TPNR magnetite nanocomposites Solid State Science and Technology Letters. 17(1&2), 84-88
  • MOU'AD.A. TARAWNEH, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD, ROZAIDI RASHID, S. Y. YAHYA and ING KONG, 2010. Mechanical Properties of thermoplastic natural rubber (TPNR) reinforced with multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNTS) Solid State Science and Technology Letters. 17(1&2), 70-76
  • KONG WEI, KONG ING and R. ABD-SHUKOR., 2010. Superconducting and transport properties of FeF2 added YBa2Cu3O7-δ World Journal of Engineering. 7(2), 339-340
  • W. KONG, I. KONG and R. ABD-SHUKOR, 2010. Effects of FeF2 Addition on Superconducting and Transport Properties of YBa2Cu3O7-δ In: 3rd International Conference on Solid State Science & Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • K. ING, S.H. AHMAD and C.E. VOON, 2010. Effect of electron beam irradiation on kenaf fiber reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber (TPNR) composites In: NATO Workshop on “Textile Composites”, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • ING KONG, SAHRIM HAJI AHMAD, MUSTAFFA HAJI ABDULLAH and AHMAD NAZLIM YUSOFF, 2009. Magnetic behavior of magnetite nanoparticles and its nanocomposites World Journal of Engineering. 6, 509-511
  • MOU’AD. A. TARAWNEH, ING KONG, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD, ROZAIDI RASID, S. Y. YAHYA, LIH JIUN YU and MOAYAD HUSEIN FLAIFEL, 2009. Magnetic properties of thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites reinforced with carbon nanotubes World Journal of Engineering. 6, 1015-1016
  • I. KONG, S. H. AHMAD, M. H. ABDULLAH and A. N. YUSOFF, 2009. The Effect Of Temperature On Magnetic Behavior Of Magnetite Nanoparticles And Its Nanocomposites In: AIP Conference Proceedings International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 1136. 830-834
  • KONG ING, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD, MUSTAFFA HJ. ABDULLAH and AHMAD NAZLIM YUSOFF, 2008. Influence of γ-ray irradiation on magnetization behavior of micron-sized and nano-sized powders of magnetite (Fe3O4) World Journal of Engineering. 5(4), 643-644
  • KONG ING, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD and MUSTAFFA HJ. ABDULLAH, 2007. The effect of γ-ray irradiation on x-ray diffraction and magnetic properties of magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles Solid State Science and Technology Letters. 15(2), 84-89
  • DWI PURYANTI, SAHRIM HJ. AHMAD, MUSTAFFA HJ. ABDULLAH, AHMAD NAZLIM HJ. YUSOFF and KONG ING, 2007. The effect of 60Co γ irradiation on magnetic properties of nanosized nickel zinc ferrites Solid State Science and Technology Letters. 15(2), 44-50

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