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Joon Ching Juan : Materials and Catalysis: Best Researcher Award

Professor at Universiti Malaya  – Malaysia

👨‍🏫Joon Ching Juan stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the domain of Materials and Catalysis . Holding Ph.d in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia   his professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 📚


👨‍🔬 Driven by innovation, this researcher has excelled in nanomaterial and catalysis studies, boasting 200+ publications and an impressive h-index of 47, garnering over 10,000 citations. Their dedication to pioneering research is evident in securing substantial grants totaling RM 9.5M and filing eight patents.🏆 Recognized as a Top 2% Scientist globally, recipient of prestigious awards like Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian, and honored by ministries and institutions for their contributions. They hold key roles in professional bodies overseeing chemical, environmental, and safety standards.🎓 A dynamic educator and lecturer covering diverse topics from chemical safety to bioenergy, they offer expert guidance to government bodies and industries, cementing their position as a leader in advancing science and innovation.

🌐 Professional Profiles:

🎓 Academic Profile:

Dr. Joon Ching Juan is a Professor of Catalysis and Nanotechnology at the Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Centre (NANOCAT), Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. He presently holds the esteemed positions of:

🌐 Professional Roles:

  • Chair of Frontier Natural World Research Cluster at Universiti Malaya
  • Head of International Cooperation Relations at NANOCAT

📚 Educational Background:

He obtained his academic qualifications from the National University of Malaysia, Malaysia, including:

  • BSc (Hons) Chemical Technology – 2003
  • PhD in Chemistry – 2007


💧 Water and Wastewater Processes: Photocatalysis, Volatile Organic Compound Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Natural Coagulants/Flocculants, Biosorbents, Electrochemical Treatment, Biological Treatment. 🔬 Nano-Materials: Mesoporous/Microporous Material, Titanium Dioxide, Graphene, Graphene oxide, 2D Materials, Perovskite, Zeolite, etc.🌿 Biomass Energy Technology: Battery, Biofuel, Flue Gas to Biofuel, Electrochemistry, Ecology of Trees for Biomass & Biohydrogen

🏆 Award and Stewardship

Top 2% Scientist in the World, Stanford University, 2023 (International) Excellence Service Award, University of Malaya, 2023 (University) Gold Medal, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia, 2022 (International) Top 2% Scientist in the World, Elsevier, 2022 (International) Top 2% Scientist in the World, Sandford University, 2021 (International) Certificate of Reviewing-Material Chemistry and Physics (Recognized Reviewer Elsevier), Elsevier, 2020 (International) Certificate of Reviewing-Molecular Catalysis (Recognized Reviewer Elsevier), Elsevier, 2020 (International) Top Outstanding Young Malaysian, Junior Chamber International, 2020 (National) International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA) 2019, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, 2019 (International) University of Malaya Excellence Award 2019 (Highest External Research Grant Industrial), University of Malaya, 2019 (University) Expert panel in mass media on Nanotechnology, Astro Awani, 2018 (National) Outstanding Reviewer for Journal of Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Elsevier, 2018 (International) Outstanding Reviewer for Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Elsevier, 2018 (International) Outstanding Reviewer for International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier, 2018 (International) Outstanding Reviewer for Separation and Purification Technology, Elsevier, 2018 (International) Tokoh Akademik Harapan, Ministry of Education, 2018 (National) Outstanding Researcher UM Young Researcher, Universiti Malaya, 2017 (University)

🌍 Research Project:

International 2014 – 2016: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS):Project Title: Reduced Black Titanium Dioxide for Degradation of Organic Pollutants. Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

🌐 Social Responsibility Activities:

National: Advisor for Technical and Educational Visit to Sime Darby At Carey Island (21 Nov 2023). Advisor for Organized Karnival Kemahiran dan Kerjaya Kimia Malaysia (18 Oct 2023). Speaker for Minggu Sains Negara 2023 (17 Oct 2023). Speaker for The Forum Entitled “Our Future Gen Z Chemists: Our Future” (03 Sep 2022). Speaker for Present and Future of Sustainable Nanomaterials for Water Treatment and Energy (14 Jun 2022). Speaker for Frontier of Graphene Composite in Latex (27 Jan 2022). University: Speaker to The Online Pre-26th Industrial Chemistry Seminar (Ski Xxvi) Organised by The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia (13 Feb 2023)

📊 Citation Metrics (Google Scholar):

  • Cited by: All –13838, Since 2019– 10248
  • h-index: All – 54, Since 2019 –47
  • i10-index : All -147, Since 2019 -128

Top Noted Publications by Dr.Joon Ching Juan 📚🔍:

Recent developments of zinc oxide based photocatalyst in water treatment technology: a review   Paper Published in 2016 Cited by 2084

Microalgae biorefinery: high value products perspectives     Paper Published in 2017  Cited by 1156

Recent developments of metal oxide semiconductors as photocatalysts in advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) for treatment of dye waste‐water     Paper Published in 2011  Cited by 729

A review of polymer electrolytes: fundamental, approaches and applications     Paper Published in  2016 Cited by 582

Biosequestration of atmospheric CO2 and flue gas-containing CO2 by microalgae     Paper Published in 2015 Cited by 525

Biodiesel production from jatropha oil by catalytic and non-catalytic approaches: an overview     Paper Published in  2011 Cited by 386

Conventional and emerging technologies for removal of antibiotics from wastewater Paper Published in  2020 Cited by 361

Production of new cellulose nanomaterial from red algae marine biomass Gelidium elegans     Paper Published in  2016 Cited by 331

A review of sustainable hydrogen production using seed sludge via dark fermentation     Paper Published in 2014 Cited by 316

Process optimization design for jatropha-based biodiesel production using response surface methodology     Paper Published in 2011 Cited by 244

Joon Ching Juan | Materials and Catalysis | Best Researcher Award

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