Kamaruzaman Jusoff

Kamaruzaman Jusoff
University of Malaya | UM · Offcie of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

PhD (Cranfield, UK)

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January 1981 - April 2014
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • Professor (Full) VK6/B
Description
  • Optional retirement at the age of 56 years old & since May 2014 attached with Malaysian Palm Oil Board as a Senior Research Fellow (IT & Corporate Services Division-Publication Unit & Biology Research Division-Agronomy & Geospatial Technology)
January 1981 - April 2014
Unversiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • Taught Forest Engineering, Forest Survey, Materials Science & Building Construction, Soil Science, Forest Road & Transportation, Research Methods, Remote Sensing
Education
September 1989 - July 1992
Cranfield University
Field of study
  • Forest Engieering Survey (Applied Remote Sensing)

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Publications (511)
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Community involvement in archaeological heritage management is the real opportunities of participation by the local community. The objective of this study was to assess the involvement of local community in preserving an archaeological site. Field visits was conducted to obtain an in-situ preservation while a face-to-face interview survey was also...
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The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019-20 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic on 11th of March 2020. The Ministry of Health, Malaysia has made preparations for the involvement of all government hospitals, including some teaching hospitals. This report elaborates and discusses the early establishment of the Hospital Can...
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One way to improve the biofunctionality of titanium alloys is by implementing plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO) to incorporate bioactive elements such as fluoridated hydroxyapatite, into surface coatings of orthopaedic and dental implants. Hydroxyapatite (HAp) is known as a bioactive coating while fluorapatite (FAp) has an antibacterial effect th...
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The general objective of this research was to measure the peat soil shear strength using Wenner four-point probes and vane shear strength methods. Specifically, the objective of this study was two-fold, namely, (a) investigating the relationship between laboratory soil resistivity and undrained shear strength and (b) determineing the relationship b...
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Purpose The purpose of this research is to investigate the retionship between leadership and party’s image to Voters’ Satisfaction and Voters’ Loyalty In Regional Election of North Konawe District, Indonesia. Design/methodology/approach The study design is the quantitative methods (Creswell, [15]). It is an explanatory research with the purpose...
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Metacognitive skills are an important component for effective learning because it enables individuals to plan, monitor and regulate their cognitive performance. However the development of students' metacognitive skills is not being emphasized in many classrooms today. This study sought to examine student's perception on seven metacognitive developm...
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Environmental issues are one of the most pressing global concerns the world has currently to address and which has become most critical recently. Malaysia is having to determine its own response to contemporary problems such as water pollution, air pollution, waste disposal, climate change, global warming, deforestation and haze which have plagued...
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Basal Stem Rot (BSR) is a disease caused by fungus which affect oil palm tree. This study aims to visualize the geographical distribution of BSR incidence among oil palm smallholders in Selangor using Geographical Information System (GIS) and its relationship to the type of soil series. The geographical distribution of BSR incidence of smallholders...
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The objective of this study is to evaluate the female teenage delinquent's experiences of expressive arts therapy group counselling. This research uses a qualitative phenomenology method. Ten female teenagers involved in delinquent behaviour are purposely chosen as the participants. The participant's ages were between 16 and 18. Each of the partici...
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The effect of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and acetic acid treatment at different concentration levels on the morphological structure of oil palm empty fruit bunches (EFB) fibres were investigated. The effects of the treatments on the surfaces of EFB fibres subjected to thermomechanical pulping (TMP) were observed using scanning electron microscopy (SEM...
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Physical inactivity has been associated with increasing prevalence and mortality of cardiovascular and other diseases. The purpose of this study is to identify if there is art association between, self-efficacy, mental health, and physical inactivity among university students. The study comprises of 202 males and 692 females age group 18-25 years d...
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Students’ success in stoichiometry problem solving depends mainly on their understanding of the concept of mole and conceptual understanding of the problems. The challenge of enhancing students’ performance in solving stoichiometry problems remain a daunting task as many resort to just teaching how solve stoichiometry problems algorithmically. Two...
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(http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/301271) The aim of this work is to improve the accuracy of cold stamping product by accommodating springback. This is a numerical approach to improve the accuracy of springback analysis and die compensation process combining the Displacement Adjustment (DA) method and the Spring Forward (SF) algorithm. This alternate...
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The objective of this paper is to investigate the process of the local political practices that generate unflourishing democracy in power struggle of the incumbent. It addresses the political power of the incumbent in the domain of local democracy in the reform era of Takalar local election in 2007. The weak function of Election Supervisory Committ...
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E-learning is not something new in the world of education. Using e-learning, lecturers can upload teaching materials and share with students.Students also can access and download the materials at anytime and anywhere. Most of institutions develop a Learning Management System (LMS) for lecturers and students to manage their academic activities.The o...
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In this study, the least cost path analysis was conducted by quantifying the preference factors of slope, river, elevation and distance to existing road in planning the alternative road paths with less environmental impacts. Initially, preference factors were sensitively measured at different perspective in accordance to the decision maker's judgem...
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Engaging HoM means having the disposition toward behaving intelligently when confronted with problems, to which solutions are not immediately apparent. Employing HoM helps students to reason and apply information to solve problems in today's classrooms. This article examines the prominent HoM among primary school students as they interact to co-con...
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Novel as a literary work can be analyzed by using semiotic analysis. This article aims to analyze the meaning of index found in characterizations in the novel the Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas. This article involved the descriptive qualitative method. The results revealed that there are many causal relations between the index and the char...
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Efforts to increase soybean production has been pursued for years in Indonesia through the process of intensification and extensification. Increased production through intensification of increasing grain yield per hectare, among others includes the improvement of cultivation system such as the use of cultivars that have superior resistance to droug...
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This review discusses the prospective effects of induced mutation in lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus by gamma radiation towards its essential oil production by comparing available literatures on radiation studies in Cymbopogon genus. Previous studies on Cymbopogon mutation breeding program have shown that most of the analyses were limited to physic...
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This paper deals with communication patterns and conflict in agricultural extension. A strong assumption is that, extension could be expected to enhance agricultural and rural development, but an appropriate communication pattern and conflict in extension remains unsolved. Therefore, the objectives of this paper are three-folds, namely (a) to ident...
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Technology advancement, the drive to reduce environmental pollution and energy security concern, have led toan increase in the use of Distributed Generations (DGs). One of the important aspects of the power system is the optimal operation of distribution networks. Therefore, the objective of this paper is to determine the possiblesolution for optim...
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Poor mathematics achievement is a critical issue that has been discussed lately. The combination of Problem Based Learning (PBL) method and game in mathematic environment can be synchronized to help students mastering mathematic knowledge heuristically. The objective of the study is to explore the effectiveness of using PBL and educational games in...
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There are many types of agricultural waste being potentially used in the pyramidal microwave absorber, among which are rice husk, sugarcane baggase and others. This paper analyzes the use of rice husk as a truncated pyramidal microwave absorber with an integrated of split ring resonator structure. It also ascertains the effect of the Quadruple P-Sp...
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Hitherto, split ring resonator is becoming a popular structure in antenna design. The objective of this paper is to determine the effect of the rhombic complimentary split ring resonator structure (R-SRR) on microstrip patch antenna design. The basic microstrip patch antenna design is simulated in CST Microwave Studio simulation software. The findi...
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Electronic manufacturing sector uses computer numerical controlled machines for drilling holes. Most of the computer numerical controlled machines used nearest neighbour algorithm to plan the route for the drill bit to travel. Based on this motivation, this paper proposes an approach which is based on the experimentation of Magnetic Optimization Al...
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This paper presents a compilation of important review in the development of microwave filters for wideband technology used in previous years. The major research work for each year is reviewed. Several wideband filters based on the planar and non-planar circuits are compared and examined in order to propose a new topology of wideband filter using Su...
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Traditional contact lathing is greatly challenged by the rapidly being developed super hard engineering materials. Being the earliest machining process, lathing operation captures 60 % of the total machining processes in most metal cutting industries. This paper reviews the literature related to the available technological solutions for non-contact...
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Front-wheel direct-driven dual motors of an electric vehicle (EV) with a single controller configuration offer great potential and flexibility for improving system performance, efficiency and safety. The objective of the paper is to design a new load torque estimator of Direct Torque Control (DTC) by merging the electrical model with the mechanical...
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The previous study of eyes potential behavior was carried out using Fourier Transform which is found to be working on a single scale. Then, Wavelet Transform was proposed to overcome the limitation. Hence, the objective of this paper is to identify the surface electromyography of eye movement potentials behavior by using Wavelet Transform scalogram...
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This study was conducted to analyze the relationship between debt-ridden life style (financial stress) and coping skills. A total of 150 respondents from Klang Valley in Malaysia were randomly chosen from government servants and private sectors employees. A questionnaire survey was conducted by post and SPSS was used to analyze the data. Besides th...
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Muslim consumers nowadays are aware of the ingredients in foods thus making them more selective in choosing foods that they want to purchase and consume. Halal certification from an authorized body is important to verify that the processed food products are genuinely halal. The objective of this study is to investigate the purchasing decision facto...
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The challenging part in achieving high security biometrics data is viewed from the engineering perspective which includes security, accuracy, speeds and application size. The objective of this paper is to increase the accuracy through an embedding technique. A combination of modified pixel value differencing and wavelet decomposition techniques wer...
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The purpose of the study is to examine the influence of manufacturing performance on green supply chain management amongst Malaysian companies. A conceptual model is proposed and is subjected to an empirical verification with the use of a survey of manufacturing companies in Malaysia. The AMOS structural equation modelling was used to measure the r...
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Mangrove forests are one of the most productive and bio-diverse wetland environments on earth. Yet these unique coastal tropical forest environments are among the most threatened habitats in the world. Some key progress points in mangrove conservation, restoration, and research in Malaysia are highlighted. Based on an intensive literature review, t...
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This paper develops the mathematical expression of wiper system using Newtonian approach verified using a numerical approach adopted from open literatures. Result shows that the correlation for both methods is more than 90 percent and it is agreed to make a further analysis. Three parameters namely force, friction and contact angle were chosen to i...
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The High Pressure Waterjet Assisted Machining (HPWAM) is a machining process that involves high pressure coolant being delivered at the cutting zone. This paper investigates the performance of conventional and HPWAM when machining Ti-6Al-4V titanium alloy. The evaluations were based on the tool life, wear mechanisms, surface profile and chip format...
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Themes philanthropy as something to be exploited in the capitalist tools to maintain their existence becomes a very contemporary study in the Indonesian sociology perspective. This paper departs from the writer's assumption that one of the capitalist efforts to maintain trust among the middle class is by way of hegemony through philanthropic instit...
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A research on a mathematical modeling of simultaneous heat and mass transfer during the process of the evaporation of a saturated binary mixture of n Hexane-Toluene flowing down a tube has been carried out. The flow is characterized by a falling liquid film and the film theory model is used. The geometry retained is a cylindrical column with a smoo...
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The objective of this paper is to identify the existence of urethane linkage, soft segment polyol and hard segment polyurea in polyurethane from palm oil-based polyol. The method used to produce this polyurethane is the one-shoot method. In this method, palm oil-based polyol and additives such as water, surfactant, catalyst and methylene chloride w...
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This paper analyzes the role of institutional Parabela as a local agriculture institution in Buton. The local Institutional of Parabela has the obligation to carry out the management of land rights for sustainable agriculture living in Buton Regency, which has been running for hundreds of years until now. The results show that institutional Parabel...
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Religion and entrepreneurship have a complex interdependent relationship which explains why this issue has been ignored in the entrepreneurship literature. Religion provides opportunities for entrepreneurship while creeds (faiths) may benefit those who are doing business. This study is conducted to understand how Islam influences Malay entrepreneur...
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Product recalls are damaging to companies due to its effects to financial performance as well as the image of the company. Product recall management is the final step of traceability system in a company. When the incidence of product recall happens, a company must have a good recall management system that works as the last defense to the company's...
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The objectives of this paper is to synthesise the ternary molybdenum sulphoselenide MoSSe thin films via electrodeposition technique and analyse the effect of film thickness to its optical and semiconducting properties. Transition metal molybdenum sulphoselenide, MoSSe thin films have been electrosynthesized on indium-tin-oxide (ITO)-coated glass a...
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Palm oil is a potential alternative energy source, since it has long hydrocarbon chains which is quite similar to the hydrocarbon chains in fossil oil. Thus, palm oil can be processed to produce biofuel which may replace the non-renewable fossil fuels, such as gasoline, kerosene and diesel oil. During utilization, biofuel produces fewer pollutants...
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The use a high vigor of source of plant material (seeds/seedlings) is an important requirement for increasing crop productivity, especially cultivated on marginal soil. The objective of this paper was to evaluate the effectiveness of bio-invigoration technologies in improving seed viability and vigor of cocoa. Laboratory test was arranged in split...
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Maternal anemia remains a public health problem in Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of multiple micronutrient and iron folic acid supplementation on hemoglobin and ferritin serum levels of pregnant women who suffer from anemia. The study was a randomized controlled trial conducted in Maros Regency, South Sulawesi Indone...
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In general, there is a problem faced by smallholders of traditional farmers, especially in selecting the most appropriate quantity and quality of food stuff in the maintenance, production and reproduction of goat. Urea Molasses Multinutrient Block (UMMB) has been used and proven to improve production and reproduction performances in goat. Therefore...
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From the implementation point of view, the sustainable management of the teak forest was implemented based on the principle management of teak forests by applying the ecolabel system. This approach is an alternative to the management of teak plantation forest by the local community as the main beneficiary. However, the shortcoming of the internal i...