Mohd Omar Ab Kadir
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Prof. Mohd Omar joined USM in 1989 and is a professional Chemical Engineer active both in engineering research of Supercritical Fluid Technology as well as in the area of industrial wastewater treatment plant design and built, environmental audit and hazardous waste handling. He has a patent in supercritical fluid technology in palm kernel oil extraction and is also an active member of the Japanese Supercritical Research Group of Tohuku University. He is widely recognised in the area of industrial wastewater treatment. He is a consultant to many local and international companies in the same area. He is currently supervising 9 PhD and 8 MSc students while more than 18 Masters and 22 Doctoral students have graduated under his supervision. He has over 150 papers in refereed journals, proceedings, presented at international and local conferences. He is a committee member of the National Air Quality Committee, member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChe), U.S.A. since 1993, member of Specialist Group on Small Wastewater Treatment Plants (IAWQ), United Kingdom and others.
Supercritical Fluid Carbon Dioxide Sterilization of Clinical Solid Waste, Recycling and Reuse of Palm Oil mill Effluent (POME) Treated Wastewater for Boiler Feed and Industrial Services, : Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP), Continuous Extraction of Palm Kernel Oil from Palm Kernels using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SC CO2) with solvent recycling system, The Influence of Testa, the Integument Surrounding the Kernel on Color of Extracted Palm Kernel Oil.