Mohd Omar Abdul Kadir
BS, MS (Mississippi), PhD (Michigan)
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 8 PhD and 10 MSc students while more than 13 Masters and 5 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.