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Novita Sakundarini

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

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Expertise Summary

Dr. Novita have her core research competencies in eco-design, sustainable manufacturing, material selection, recycling oriented design, design and development of environmental impact assessment tool in product design, and development of expert systems for green design. She established many research collaboration and university linkage in the area of manufacturing and sustainable design, specifically Asia-Pacific universities. She published research articles in many high impact referred journals, proceeding of international conference and serves as invited reviewer of several international journal. Apart of her teaching and research activities, she currently serves as Outcome Based Education (OBE) Officer and Mechatronic Liason Officer at M3 Department, UNMC.

Teaching Summary

MM2MID -Materials in Design (Module Convenor)

MM2EMD - Electromechanical Devices (Module Convenor)

MM4CRM - Conservation and Recycling of Materials (Module Convenor)

MM3BPR - BEng Individual Project

MM4MPR - MEng Individual Project

MM4IPP - MSc Individual Project

Research Summary

Design and developed a multi-objective optimization method for lightweight and high recyclability materials selection Design and developed an energy efficient and reduced environmental impacts… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

  • Design and developed a multi-objective optimization method for lightweight and high recyclability materials selection
  • Design and developed an energy efficient and reduced environmental impacts evaluation tool in manufacturing process
  • Involved in the Investigation and Development of Integrated Material Efficiency Strategy Framework and Tool for Malaysian Manufacturing Industry
  • Developed a CAD based evaluation tool for selecting high recyclability materials under integrated platforms
  • Co-Researcher on Strategic Prioritization Mapping Tool for the Adoption of Green Manufacturing Practices in Malaysian SMEs research project
  • Involved in the development of eco design qualitative guideline: EnviroDesign
  • Involved in the development of technology enabler for Intelligent Product within Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform (Collaboration with Center for Product Design and Manufacturing, University of Malaya)
  • Investigated drivers and practices of sustainable manufacturing in Malaysia (Collaboration with Center for Product Design and Manufacturing, University of Malaya)
  • Design and developed design for recoverability methodology in the modular design
  • Green Affective Design
  • ABDUL RASHID, S.H, SAKUNDARINI, N., RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A. and RAMAYAH, T., 2017. The impact of sustainable manufacturing practices on sustainability performance: Empirical evidence from Malaysia International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 37(2), 182-204
  • GHAZALI, I., ABDUL-RASHID, S.H., MD DAWAL, S.Z., AOYAMA, H., TONTOWI, A.E. and SAKUNDARINI, N., 2017. Cultural Influences on Choosing Green Products: An Empirical Study in MALAYSIA Sustainable Development.
  • ABDUL-RASHID, S.H., SAKUNDARINI, N., RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A. and RAMAYAH, T., 2017. Drivers for the adoption of sustainable manufacturing practices: A Malaysia perspective International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing. (In Press.)
  • ALI, N.M., GHAZILLA, R.A., ABDUL-RASHID, S.H., SAKUNDARINI, N. and YASID, A.A., 2017. A System Dynamics Approach to Develop a Recovery Model in the Malaysian Automotive Industry IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. Volume 210.,
  • SAKUNDARINI, N., RIWAYAT, N.S., CHIN, C.M.M. and ENG.HWA.Y, 2017. Component Recoverability Analysis in Product Design Using System Dynamics Modelling In: 10th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Taiwan. (In Press.)
  • ALI, N.M, GHAZILLA, R.A and ABDUL-RASHID, S.H, 2017. End-of-Life Product Recovery Chain Planning and Future Research Needs In: ReCAR 2017 International Conference on Recent Advances in Automotive Engineering & Mobility Research, Malaysia. (In Press.)
  • SAKUNDARINI, N, CHIAN, H.C, CHIN, C.M.M and TARAR, M.A, 2017. Analysis of Specific Energy Consumption in Turning and Milling Processes In: 4th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research (POCER 2017), Malaysia. (In Press.)
  • 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.
  • RAJA ARIFFIN RAJA GHAZILLA, NOVITA SAKUNDARINI, ZAHARI TAHA, SALWA HANIM ABDUL-RASHID and SUMIANI YUSOFF, 2015. Design for the Environment and Design for Disassembly Practices: Case study of Malaysian product designers Journal of Cleaner Production. Volume 108, Part A, 331–342
  • SAKUNDARINI, N, TAHA, Z, RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A and ABDUL-RASHID, S.H, 2015. A methodology for optimizing product end of life strategies in modular design International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing. Volume 16 Issue 11, pp 2359-2367
  • SITI ZAWIAH MD DAWAL, FARZAD TAHRIRI, YAP HWA JEN, KEITH CASE, NGUYEN HUU THO, MARYAM MOUSAVI and NOVITA SAKUNDARINI, 2015. Empirical evidence of AMT practices and sustainable environmental initiatives in Malaysian automotive SMEs , International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing. Volume 16(Issue 6), pp 1195-1203
  • RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A, SAKUNDARINI, N, ABDUL RASHID, S.H, AYUB, N.S, OLUGU, E. U and MUSA, S.N, 2015. Drivers and Barriers Analysis for Green Manufacturing Practices in Malaysian SMEs: A Preliminary Findings Procedia CIRP. Volume 26, Pages 658–663
  • RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A, ABDUL-RASHID, S.H, SAKUNDARINI, N, OLUGU, EU, MASOUMIK, M.S, HAW, H.F, GHAZALI, I and AYUB, N.S, 2015. Green Manufacturing Practices of Malaysian Industry: Experiences and Future Research Road Map of the Sustainable Manufacturing Group of University Malaya In: AUN/SEED Net Regional Conference on Manufacturing, Hanoi.
  • SAKUNDARINI, N, TAHA, Z, ABDUL-RASHID, S.H and RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A, 2014. Incorporation of high recyclability material selection in computer aided design Materials and Design. 56, 740-749
  • SAKUNDARINI, N, TAHA, Z, ABDUL-RASHID, S.H and RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A, 2013. Optimal multi-material selection for lightweight design of automotive body assembly incorporating recyclability Materials and Design. 50, 846–857
  • SAKUNDARINI, N, TAHA, Z, ABDUL-RASHID, S.H, RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A and GONZALES, J, 2013. Multi-objective optimization for high recyclability material selection using genetic algorithm The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 68(5), pp 1441-1451
  • SAKUNDARINI, N., TAHA, Z., RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A. and GONZALES, J., 2013. A Framework of Integrated Recyclability Tools For Automobile Design International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice. 19(10),
  • TAHA, Z.,, GONZALES, J.,, SAKUNDARINI, N.,, RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A., and ABDUL-RASHID, S.H.,, 2011. Optimization of product design to reduce environmental impact of machining Industrial Engineering & Management Systems. 10(2), 128-133
  • TAHA, Z.,, SAKUNDARINI, N.,, RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A and GONZALES, J.,, 2010. Eco design in Malaysian industries: challenges and opportunities Journal of Applied Sciences Research. 6(12), 2143-2150
  • TAHA, Z., LELANA, H.K., AOYAMA, H., RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A, GONZALES, J., SAKUNDARINI, N. and SUTONO, S.B., 2010. Insert geometry effects on surface roughness in turning process of AISI D2 steel Journal of Zhejiang University Science A. 11(12), 966-971
  • TAHA, Z., KURNIATI, H., AOYAMA, H., GONZALES, J., RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A. and SAKUNDARINI, N., 2010. Linkage of power consumption to design feature on turning process Linkage of power consumption to design feature on turning process In: 10th WSEAS International Conference on Robotics, Control and Manufacturing Technology, Hangzhou, China.
  • GONZALES, J., SAKUNDARINI, N., TAHA, Z. and RAJA GHAZILLA, R.A., 2010. Integrated eco-design tool for Malaysian automobile industry Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence. 14(1),

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