Publications

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Magazine
  1. T. Fukuda, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, Y. Shen, and M. Kojima, “Micro- and Nanomechatronics”, in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 4(4), 2010, pp. 13-22. 
  2. T. Fukuda, M. Nakajima, P. Liu, and M. R. Ahmad, "Bringing the nanolaboratory inside electron microscopes", in IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, vol. 2(2), 2008, pp. 18-31. 

Book Chapter
  1. T. Fukuda, M. Nakajima, T. Masaru and M. R. Ahmad, “Manipulation of Biological Cells under ESEM and Microfluidic Systems”, in Emerging Tools for Micro and Nano Manipulation, Wiley-VCH, In Press.
  2. M. R. Ahmad and C. Y. Ho, “Automated Clothes Folding Machines with Dot-Matrix LED Display”, in Research and Development in Mechatronics and Control, UTM Press, pp. 25-42. 2014. ISBN: 978-983-52-0956-7.
  3. M. R. Ahmad and M. H. Rahman, “Finite Element Analysis of Single Cell Surgery using Rigid Nanoneedle”, in MIRCED, UTM Press, pp. 137-146. 2012. ISBN: 978-967-354-189-8.
  4. T. Fukuda, M. Nakajima, and M. R. Ahmad, “Nanorobotic manipulation for single biological cell”, in Biologically Inspired Robotics, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 165-186. 2012. ISBN: 978-1439854884.
  5. M. Nakajima, T. Fukuda, and M. R. Ahmad, “Nanomanipulation technology in environmental scanning electron microscope”, in Real-time Measurements on In-situ Analysis of Life, CMC-Publishing Co. Ltd., pp. 7-16, March 2011. ISBN: 978-4-7813-0319-2.
  6. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Single cell analysis inside environmental scanning electron microscope (ESEM) – nanomanipulation system", in Cutting Edge Nanotechnology, IN-TECH, March 2010. ISBN: 978-953-7619-93-0.

Journals and Transactions
  1. A. A. Khalili and M. R. Ahmad, "Numerical Analysis of Hydrodynamic flow in Microfluidic Biochip for Single Cell Trapping Application", International Journal Molecular Science, Accepted for 2015 (IF: 2.862).
  2. A. A. Khalili and M. R. Ahmad, ""A Review of Cell Adhesion Studies for Biomedical and
  3. Biological Applications"", International Journal Molecular Science, vol. 16, pp. 18149-18184, 2015 (IF: 2.862)."
  4. M. A. Mansor and M. R. Ahmad, "Single Cell Electrical Characterization Techniques", International Journal Molecular Science, vol. 16, pp. 12686-12712, 2015 (IF: 2.862).
  5. I. L. Ahmad and M. R. Ahmad, “Trends in Characterizing Single Cell’s Stiffness Properties”, Micro and Nano Systems Letters, vol. 2 (8), pp. 1-11, 2014.
  6. M. N. Minjal, Z. Mohamed, A. M. Abdullahi, M. R. Ahmad, A. R. Husain, “Dynamic Hysteresis Based Modeling of Piezoelectric Actuators”, Jurnal Teknology (Sciences and Engineering), vol. 67 (5), pp. 9-13, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  7. A. H. M. Sulaiman and M. R. Ahmad, “Dual Nanoprobe for Single Cell Viability Detection: Method Characterization” Jurnal Teknologi-Special Edition (Sensor Technology), vol. 70(3), pp. 69-74, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  8. S. M. Binslem and M. R. Ahmad, “Nano Sensor for Single Cell Thermal Characterization” Jurnal Teknologi-Special Edition (Sensor Technology), vol. 70(3), pp. 81-85, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  9. M. H. Rahman and M. R. Ahmad, “Electrodes Microfluidics System for Microbio Object Analysis” Jurnal Teknologi-Special Edition (Sensor Technology), vol. 70(3), pp. 75-79, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  10. A. A. Khalili, M. A. M. Basri and M. R. Ahmad, “Simulation of Single Cell Trapping via Hydrodynamic Manipulation” Jurnal Teknologi-Special Edition (Sensor Technology), vol. 69(8), pp. 121-126, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  11. A. H. M. Sulaiman and M. R. Ahmad, “Rigid and Conductive Dual Nanoprobe for SingleCell Analysis,” Jurnal Teknologi-Special Edition (Sensor Technology), vol. 69(8), pp. 107-113, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  12. M. H. Rahman and M. R. Ahmad, “Lab-on-Chip Microfluidics System for Single Cell Mass Measurement: A Comprehensive Review,” Jurnal Teknologi-Special Edition (Sensor Technology), vol. 69(8), pp. 85-93, 2014 (Scopus indexed).
  13. M. H. Rahman, A. H. M. Sulaiman and M. R. Ahmad, “Finite element analysis of single cell wall cutting by piezoelectric-actuated vibrating rigid nanoneedle,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 12(6), pp. 1158-1165, 2013 (IF: 1.800 – based on year 2012).
  14. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Nanofork for single cells adhesion measurement via ESEM-nanomanipulator system,” IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 11(1), pp. 70-78, 2012 (IF: 1.280 – based on year 2011).
  15. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Instantaneous and quantitative single cells viability determination using dual nanoprobe inside ESEM," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 11(2), pp. 298-306, 2012. (IF: 2.292 – based on year 2011).
  16. Y. Shen, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, ”Evaluation of the single yeast cells adhesion to ITO substrates with various surface energies via ESEM-nanorobotic manipulation system”, IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 10(4), pp. 217-224, 2011. (IF: 1.280).
  17. Y. Shen, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, ”The effect of ambient humidity on single cell adhesion force measurement inside environmental-SEM”, Ultramicroscopy, vol. 111(8), pp. 1176-1183, 2011. (IF: 2.471).
  18. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Buckling nanoneedle for characterizing single cells mechanics inside environmental SEM," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 10(2), pp. 226-236, 2011. (IF: 2.292).
  19. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Nanoindentation methods to measure viscoelastic properties of single cells using sharp, flat and buckling tips inside ESEM”, IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 9(1), pp. 12-23, 2010. (IF: 1.712).
  20. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "The effects of cell sizes, environmental conditions and growth phases on the strength of individual w303 yeast cells inside ESEM," IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 7(3), pp. 185-193, 2008. (IF: 1.341).
  21. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "In situ single cell mechanics characterization of yeast cells using nanoneedles inside environmental SEM," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 7(5), pp. 607-616, 2008. (IF: 2.154).
  22. M. R. Ahmad, S. H. M. Amin, and R. Mamat, “Development of reactive control strategy for multi-agent mobile robotics system,” Jurnal Teknologi, vol. 35(D), 2001. (Scopus indexed).

International Conferences
  1. I. L. Ahmad and M. R. Ahmad, "A Two Component Red Blood Cell Model for Single Cell Mechanics", in the International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IC3E2015), Melaka, Malaysia, 2015, pp. 1-7.
  2. M. R. Ahmad, "Development Of Nanofork And Line-Array Substrate For Direct And Quantitative Cell Adhesion Force Measurement For Novel Disease Diagnosis Application", in the Colloqium of GUP Projects 2011, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 2015. Project No.: 02H34. (Best Presenter Award).
  3. B. B. Muhammad and M. R. Ahmad, "Modelling and Simulation of Piezoelectric Actuator for Vibration Control", in the 10th Asean Control Conference (ASCC2015), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 2015, pp. 1-6.
  4. I. L. Ahmad and M. R. Ahmad, “Technological Advancementsin Characterizing Single Cell’s Stiffness Properties- A Review,” in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2014), Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 1-6.
  5. A. A. Khalili, M. A. M. Basri, S. Binslem and M. R. Ahmad, “Numerical Simulation of Hydrodynamic-Based Microfluidic Device for Single Cell Trapping,” in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2014), Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 1-5.
  6. M. H. Rahman, M. Sayahkarajy and M. R. Ahmad, “Lab-on-chip Microfluidic System for Single Cell Mass Measurement,” in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2014), Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 1-5.
  7. S. A. Binslem and M. R. Ahmad, “Finite Element Study on Tungsten Based Nano-Sensor for Single Cell Intracellular Temperature Measurement,” in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2014), Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 1-6.
  8. S. N. Ishak, N. K. Ali, M. R. Ahmad, “DNA hybridization detection on Porous Silicon: A review,” in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2014), Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 1-6.
  9. S. N. Ishak, S. M. H. Al-Haidary, N. K. Ali, M. R. Ahmad, “Effect of Dopant Concentration on the Pore Formation of Porous Silicon on N?Type Silicon,” in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Photonics (ICP 2014), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 1-3.
  10. A. H. M. Sulaiman and M. R. Ahmad, “Integrated Dual Nanoprobe-Microfluidic System for Single Cell Penetration,” in the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE 2013), Penang, Malaysia, 2013, pp. 1-5.
  11. M. H. Rahman and M. R. Ahmad, “Electrical Characterizations of Electrodes Microfluidics System for Microbio Object Analysis,” in the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE 2013), Penang, Malaysia, 2013, pp. 1-4.
  12. S. M. BinSlem and M. R. Ahmad, “Thermistor Based Nano-Needle for Single Cell Thermal Characterization,” in the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE 2013), Penang, Malaysia, 2013, pp. 1-6.
  13. A. A. Khalili and M. R. Ahmad, “Single cell trapping in microfluidic channel via hydrodynamic manipulation,” in the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE 2013), Penang, Malaysia, 2013, pp. 1-6.
  14. A. H. M. Sulaiman and M. R. Ahmad, “Electrical and Mechanical Characterizations of Dual Nanoprobe for Potential Application of Single Cell Analysis,” in the 2012 IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2012), Langkawi, Malaysia, 2012, pp. S.2.1-S.2.4.
  15. M. H. Rahman and M. R. Ahmad, “Finite Element Analysis of Single Cell Surgery using Rigid Nanoneedle,” in the 2012 IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2012), Langkawi, Malaysia, 2012, pp. S.1.1-S.1.4.
  16. A. A. Khalili and M. R. Ahmad, “A Computational Study of Single Cells Trapping inside a Microfluidics Channel,” in the 2012 IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2012), Langkawi, Malaysia, 2012, pp. S.3.1-S.3.4.
  17. S. A. Binslem and M. R. Ahmad, “Review Paper: Nanothermometer for Biological Applications,” in the Regional Annual Fundamental Science Symposium (RAFSS 2012), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 2012, pp. 1-6.
  18. A. H. M. Sulaiman and M. R. Ahmad, “Modeling and Simulation of Novel Method of Single Cell Viability Detection via Electrical Measurement using Dual Nanoprobes,” in the International Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology (ESciNano 2012), Johor Baharu, Malaysia, 2012, pp. 1-2.
  19. M. R. Ahmad, “The Applications of Nanodevices for Characterizing the Properties of Biological Cells,” in the Proceedings of the World Congress Nano S & T International Conference (Nano S & T 2011), Dalian, China, 2011, p.183.
  20. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Fabrication and Application of Nanofork for Measuring Single Cells Adhesion Force inside ESEM," in the Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology (ESciNano 2010), KLCC, Malaysia, 2010, pp.1-2.
  21. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, M. Kojima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Nanofork and Line-patterned Substrate for Measuring Single Cells Adhesion Force inside ESEM,"in the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2010), Seoul, Korea, 2010, pp. 356-359.
  22. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, M. Kojima, N. Hisamoto, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Evaluation of Local Stiffness Distribution for Biological Organism by Comb-nanoprobes," in the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2010), Seoul, Korea, 2010, pp. 1032-1035.
  23. Y. Shen, M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Cell-cell Adhesion Force Measurement using Nano-picker via Nanorobotic Manipulators inside ESEM,” in the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2010), Seoul, Korea, 2010, pp. 870-874.
  24. T. Fukuda, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, Y. Shen, K. Nogawa, M. Kojima, “Robotics Manipulation and Control for Micro and Nano Mechatronics”, in the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2010), Seoul, Korea, 2010, pp. 111-114.
  25. Y. Shen, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “In-situ single cell manipulation via nanorobotics manipulation system inside E-SEM,” in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS 2009) Nagoya, Japan, 2009, pp. 432-437. (Best paper award)
  26. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, M. Kojima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Local stiffness evaluation for alive C. elegans by environmental-SEM nanorobotic manipulation,” in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS 2009) Nagoya, Japan, 2009, pp. 638-643. (Best paper award)
  27. Y, Shen, M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Single cells injection using nano pipette via nanorobotics manipulation system inside ESEM," in the Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (IEEE ICMA 2009), Changchun, China, 2009, pp. 1849-1854.
  28. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Local evaluation of stiffness distribution for biological organism by nanoprobe inside ESEM," in the Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2009), Genoa, Italy, 2009, pp. 487-488.
  29. Y, Shen, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Single cells injection using nano pipette via nanorobotics manipulation system inside ESEM," in the Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2009), Genoa, Italy, 2009, pp. 631-634.
  30. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Single cells electrical characterizations using nanoprobe via ESEM-nanomanipulator system," in the Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2009), Genoa, Italy, 2009, pp. 712-715.
  31. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Single cells analysis inside ESEM-Nanomanipulator system," in the 3rd Nagoya University-UCLA International Symposium (NUCLAS 2008). (Best presentation award)
  32. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Various local stiffness characterizations of single cells using buckling nanoneedles" in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO 2008), Bangkok, Thailand, 2009, pp. 55-60.
  33. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Single evaluation of C. Elegans inside environmental scanning electron microscope," in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS 2008) Nagoya, Japan, 2008, pp. 83-88.
  34. M. Nakajima, P. Liu, M. R. Ahmad, and T. Fukuda, "Observation and nanorobotics assembly inside electron microscopes," in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Computational Intelligence and Its Applications (ICACIA 2008), 2008, pp. 27-32.
  35. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "A study of the spheroplast observations for w303 single cells under environmental-SEM," in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and HumanScience (MHS 2008). , Nagoya, Japan, 2008, pp. 89-92.
  36. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Methods to measure material viscoelastic properties using sharp, flat and buckling tips inside ESEM," in the Proceedings of the 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2008), Texas, USA, 2008, pp. 857-860.
  37. T. Fukuda, P. Liu, M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, “In Situ Nanoassembly and Nanoinstrumentation through Nanorobotic Manipulation," in the Japan-Korea Joint Seminar on Information, Communications and Robotics Technologies for Dependable and Secure Society, Japan, 2007, pp. 1-6.
  38. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “ In-situ Single Cell Mechanics Characterization of W303 Yeast Cells using Nanoneedles inside Environmental-SEM," in the Proc. of the 2007 Int. Symp. on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS 2007), Nagoya, Japan, 2007, pp. MA1-1-1.
  39. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Mechanical Properties Characterization of Individual Yeast Cells Using Environmental-SEM Nanomanipulation System," in the Proc. of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS 2007), San Diego, USA, 2007, pp. 596-601.
  40. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “In-situ Single Cell Mechanical Characterization of W303 Yeast Cells inside Environmental-SEM," in the Proc. of the 7th IEEE Int. Conf. on Nanotechnology (IEEE-Nano 2007), Hong Kong, China, 2007, pp. 1022-1027.
  41. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Single cell stiffness measurement depending on the growth phases and environmental conditions inside environmental-SEM,” in the Robotics and Mechatronics Conference (Robomec 2008), Nagano, Japan, pp. 2P1-C23.
  42. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Local stiffness measurement of single cell using nanoprobes through ESEM-Nanomanipulator system," in the Robotics and Mechatronics Conference (Robomec 2008), Nagano, Japan, pp. 2P1-C20.
  43. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and Toshio Fukuda, “Direct nanomannipulation and observation of C. Elegans inside environmental-SEM,” in the Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ 2008), Kobe, Japan, pp. 1G2-07.
  44. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, "Characterization of viscoelastic properties of single cells using sharp, flat and buckling tips inside ESEM," in the Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ 2008), Kobe, Japan, pp. 1G2-06.
  45. M. R. Ahmad, M. Nakajima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Mechanical characterization of individual W303 yeast cells inside ESEM," in the 25th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ 2007), Chiba, Japan, 2007, pp. 2F16.
  46. M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda, “Bio-nano manipulation system for single cells inside an environmental-SEM," in the 2007 JSME Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (ROBOMEC'07), Akita, Japan, 2007, pp. 1A2-004.
  47. M. R. Ahmad, W. H. Ling, N. A. Majid, S. H. M. Amin, R. Mamat, “Multi-Agent Robotic System for Carrying Large Loads,” in the 7th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology (ICMT2003), Taiwan, 2003, pp. 1-10.
  48. M. R. Ahmad, S. H. M. Amin, R, Mamat, “Development of Decentralized-based Reactive Control Strategy for Intelligent Multi-Agent Mobile Robotics System,” in the 7th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2002), Singapore, 2002, pp. 220-227.
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