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Tay Guan Seng

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  Tay Guan Seng
  taygs@usm.my
  Ext: 2201
  Lignocellulosic based polymer composites (thermoplastic and thermoset)
Chemical modification of lignocellulosic materials
Polyurethane research and UV curing technology

Profile

Dr. Tay Guan-Seng is a lecturer in Bioresource, Paper and  Coatings Division. He joined USM in July 2007. After obtaining his PhD in year 2005, he pursued his post doctorate study in Faculty of Engineering, Fukui University of Technology, Japan. His research interests are on lignocellulosic based polymer composites and chemical modification of lignocellulosic materials for enhancing its properties. He has published 20 papers in international journals and 8 papers in national and international proceedings. Currently, he is active in polyurethane research, ultra violet (UV) radiation curable coating and thermoplastic composite and thermoset composite.

 

Research

 

. Research Project Title Co-investigators Grant type Started End Amount (RM)
1. Preparation and characterization of polyurethane foam from biomass materials Professor Rozman Hj. Din Short term (USM) 1/2/2009 31/1/2011 35440 
2. Thermal properties and flame retardant behaviour of polyurethane foam prepared from kenaf   Professor  Mohd Omar Bin Ab Kadir
Professor Rozman Hj. Din 
Professor Zainal Arifin Mohd Ishak
Short term (USM) 15/10/2010 14/10/2012 38721 
3.  Thermoplastic Composites Prepared From Non-Woven Fibers Mat Dr. Razaina Mat Taib 
Professor Rozman Hj. Din
RU Grant 11/7/2008 4/7/2011 667330 

 

Teaching

    IWA 281 (Coatings Technology Laboratory I)
    IWK 302 (Wood Engineering)
    IWK 305 (Advanced Coatings)
    IWK 306 (Fibre and Lignocellulosic Composites)

 

Supervision

  • 1. Dr. Anju Goel (India) Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition Systems Postdoctoral @ 1992 - 1994
  • 2. Mr. Ali Yaskwi Darkwi (Libya) Computer Simulation of I-V Characteristics and Collection Efficiency for a-Si:H Tandem Solar Cells Interconnected by Transparent Conductive Oxide. Ph.D @ 1992 - 1996
  • 3. Mr. Kuan Yew Cheong Measurement of Electrical Resisitivity and Photoconductivity of Thin Film Germanium on Silicon Substrate. M.Sc. @ 1987 - 1992

 

Publication

Citation indexed Journal

  1. H.D.Rozman, G.S.Tay, R.N.Kumar, A.Abubakar, H.Ismail and Z.A.Mohd.Ishak. (1999) Polypropylene Hybrid Composites: A Preliminary study on the Use of Glass and Coconut Fibre as Reinforcement in Polypropylene Composites. Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering. 38, 997-1011.
  2. H.D.Rozman, K.W.Tan, R.N.Kumar, G.S.Tay and A.Abubakar. (2000)Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Polypropylene Composites -The Effect of Modified Alcell Lignin as a Compatibilizer on Tensile Properties. International Journal of Polymeric Materials. Vol. 46, 195-204.
  3. H.D.Rozman, G.S.Tay, R.N.Kumar, A.Abusamah and H.Ismail. (2001) Polypropylene-Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-Glass Fibre Hybrid Composites:A Preliminary Study on Flexural and Tensile Properties. European Polymer Journal. 37.1283-1291.
  4. H.D.Rozman, G.S.Tay, R.N.Kumar, A.Abusamah, H.Ismail and Z.A.Mohd.Ishak. (2001) The Effect of Oil Extraction of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene-Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-Glass Fibre Hybrid Composites. Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering. 40(2), 103-115.
  5. H.D.Rozman, G.S.Tay, A.Abubakar and R.N.Kumar. (2001) Tensile Properties of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-Polyurethane (EFB-PU) Composites. European Polymer Journal. 37, 1759-1765.
  6. H.D.Rozman, G.S.Tay, A.Abubakar and R.N.Kumar. (2002) A Preliminary Study on the Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-Polyurethane (EFB-PU) Composites. International Journal of Polymeric Materials. 51(12), 1087-1094.
  7. H.D.Rozman, G.S.Tay and A.Abusamah. (2003) The Effect of Glycol Type, Glycol mixture, and Isocyanate/Glycol Ratio on Flexural Properties of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-Polyurethane Composites. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology. Vol. 23, Nos. 3 & 4, 249-260.
  8. H.D. Rozman, G.S.Tay, and A. Abubakar. (2003) Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-Polyurethane Composites: The Effect of Isocyanate/Glycol Ratio, Glycol Type and Glycol Mixture on Impact Strength, Dimensional Stability, and Thermal Properties. Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering. Vol. 42, No. 5, 811-826.
  9. H.D.Rozman, Y.S.Yeo, G.S.Tay and A.Abubakar. (2003) The Mechanical and Physical Properties of Polyurethane Composites Based on Rice Husk and Polyethylene Glycol. Polymer Testing, Vol. 22, 617-623.
  10. H.D.Rozman, L.G. Ang, G.S.Tay and A.Abubakar. (2003) The Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk-Polyurethane Composites. Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering, Vol. 42(3), 327-343.
  11. G.S. Tay and H.D. Rozman. (2007) Chemical Modification of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch: Determination of Optimum Condition and Characterization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol:106, 1697-1706.
  12. G.S. Tay and H.D. Rozman. (2008) Swelling Properties of Chemically Modified Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch-based Polyurethane Composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol:108, 995-1004.
  13. H.D. Rozman and G.S.Tay. (2008) The effect of NCO/OH ratio on propylene oxide modified oil palm empty fruit bunch based polyurethane composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science Vol: 110, 3647-3654.
  14. H.D. Rozman, A.R. Rozyanty, G.S.Tay & R.N. Kumar. (2010) The effect of Glycidyl Methacrylate treatment of empty fruit bunch (EFB) on the properties of ultra-violet radiation cured EFB-unsaturated polyester composite. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol: 115, 2677-2682.
  15. H.D. Rozman, A. Zuliahani, & G.S.Tay. (2010) The effects of RH Particle size, GF length, RH/GF ratio and addtion of coupling agent on mechanical proerties and physical properties of Polypropylene-Rice Husk-Glass fibre hybrid composites.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol: 115, 3456-3462.
  16. G.S. Tay, J. Mohd. Zaim & H.D. Rozman (2010) Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene Reinforced with Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Pulp. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol: 116, 1867-1872.
  17. H.D. Rozman, A.R. Rozyanty, L. Musa, G.S. Tay (2010) Ultra-violet Radiation-Cured Biofibre Composites from Kenaf: The effect of montmorillonite on the flexural and impact properties. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, Vol:30(2), 152-163.
  18. H.D. Rozman, L. Musa, A.A. Azniwati and G.S. Tay (2010) Unsaturated polyester-kenaf compostes: The effects of modified montmorillonite filler on the tensile properties. Polymer Plastic Technology and Engineering, Vol: 49, 929-937.
  19. G.S.Tay, S.H. Shannon-Ong, S.W.Goh and H.D.Rozman (2011) The effects of chemically treated lignin as a compatibilizer on tensile properties and impact strength of polypropylene (PP)-oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) composites. Polymer Plastic Technology and Engineering, 50, 160-167
  20. H.D.Rozman, E.L. Koay and G.S.Tay (2011) Preliminary study on the utilization of lignin as filler in ultra-violet (UV) curable system. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(5), 2527-2533

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. H.D.Rozman, K.W.Tan, R.N.Kumar, G.S.Tay and A.Abubakar. Tensile Properties of Empty Fruit Bunch-Polypropylene Composites: The Effect of Modified Alcell Lignin as a Compatibilizer. Regional Conference on Polymeric Materials 10-11 November 1998, Penang, Malaysia.
  2. G.S.Tay, A.Abusamah, R.N.Kumar and H.D.Rozman. Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB)-Polyurethane (PU) Composites: Mechanical and Physical Properties. USM-JIRCAS JOINT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM. LIGNOCELLULOSIC-MATERIAL OF THE MILLENNIUM: TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATION. 20-22 March 2001, Penang, Malaysia. (2001)
  3. G.S.Tay, A.Abusamah and H.D.Rozman. Tensile Properties of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB)-Polyurethane (PU) Composites: The Effect of NCO/OH Ratio, Glycol Type and Glycol Mixture. Malaysian Science and Technology Congress, “Malaysia: Regional Hub for S&T Exellence” 23-25 September 2003 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  4. G.S.Tay, A. Abusamah and H.D. Rozman. Tensile Properties of Polyurethane (PU) Composites Based on Epichlorohydrin Modified Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB). Lignocellulose: Materials for the Future from the Tropics. Proceedings of 3rd USM-JIRCAS Joint International Symposium 9 – 11 March 2004, Penang, Malaysia. 
  5. G.S.Tay. Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polyurethane Composites Containing Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch. (Presented in Open Research Center Seminar, Fukui University of Technology, Japan. 10 March, 2006.)
  6. A.R. Rozyanty, H.D. Rozman and G.S. Tay (2009) Ultra-Violet Radiationcured Nanocomposites Based on Unsaturated Polyester Resin Filled with MMT and Kenaf Bast Fiber.The International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2009).The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. 26 - 29 October, 2009
  7. A.Zuliahani, H.D. Rozman and G.S. Tay (2009) Preparation of Epoxy-Kenaf Nanocomposite Based on Montmorillonite. The International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2009). The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. 26 - 29 October, 2009.
  8. M.A., Hussein, G.S.Tay and H.D. Rozman (2010) Unsaturated Polyester Resin Based on Palm Oil and Ultra-Violet Curing, Synthesis and Optimum Photoinitiator. In. Proceedings International Conference Environmental Research and Technology. Eds: T.T.Teng, Y, Yusup and F.F. Ahmad Fizri. 2-4th June 2010, Parkroyal Hotel and Resort, Penang, Malaysia.

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