Mohd-Zulhilmi Paiz Ismadi


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PhD projects

1. Non-metallic asset non-destructive measurement for hydrogen infrastructure


Research activity per year

Personal profile


Dr. Zulhilmi received his BEng and PhD degrees from Monash University, Australia. His PhD research revolved in the area of imaging techniques and experimental fluid mechanics. Having worked in start-up and multi-national companies before, Dr. Zulhilmi had extensive exposure in the industry. He has completed multiple engineering consultancy projects for various agencies for government and private sectors particularly in non-destructive assessment technology. Throughout his academic career, he has secured more than RM 2 million worth of grants as principal and associate investigator. Currently, his research primarily focuses on solving industrial challenges, attracting funds and collaboration from multi-national organisations. He is a registered Chartered and Professional Engineer in Malaysia (IEM), and Australia (IEAust), while serving Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) as the head of panel in accreditation exercise. He serves in various government committees towards the development of youth and technology.

Research interests

Academic: Velocimetry imaging technique, stratified flow behavior, experimental fluids

Industry: Non-destructive assessment, application of machine learning for data interpretation and decision making

Monash teaching commitment

  • MEC2402 - Engineering Design I
  • MEC2404 - Mechanics of Fluids
  • MEC3448 - Advanced Engineering Technologies
  • MEC3416 - Machine Design
  • MEC4404 - Professional Practice 
  • MEC4407 - Design Project

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Engineering, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons.), Monash University


Award Date: 10 Dec 2009

Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, Fluid Mechanics of Bioreactors


External positions

Head of Panel, Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) Malaysia

1 Jan 2023 → …

Head of Panel, Engineering Technology Accreditation Council (ETAC)

1 Jan 2023 → …

Honorary Secretary, Engineers Australia Malaysian Chapter (EAMC)

1 Jan 2023 → …

Advisory Panel , Kementerian Belia dan Sukan (KBS) (Malaysia) (Ministry of Youth and Sports)

1 Jul 2022 → …

Member of Talent Committee Working Group, Akademi Sains Malaysia (Academy of Sciences Malaysia)

1 Jun 202230 Apr 2024

Member, Young Scientists Network - Academy of Sciences Malaysia

1 Jul 2018 → …

Panel Member, Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) Malaysia

1 Jul 201731 Dec 2022

Research area keywords

  • Imaging technique
  • Cross correlation
  • Asset and Liability Management
  • Non-destructive assessment technique

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