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Dr. Elammaran Jayamani

Senior Lecturer, CEng IntPE (UK) MIMechE, MISTE
Ph.D. in Materials and process (University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia)
M.Tech in Energy Technology (Pondicherry central university, India)
B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering (University of Madras, India)

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Office No:+60 82 260 650
Fax No:+60 82 260 813
Room No: E613, Building E
Email: ejayamani@swinburne.edu.my
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Dr. Elammaran Jayamani joined Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus (SUTS) in 2007 as a Mechanical Engineer lecturer.  Dr. Elammaran is currently serving as a Senior Lecturer of the Mechanical Engineering program at the Faculty of Engineering, Computing, and Science.  Elammaran received his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras, India, received his  Master of Technology (Energy) from Pondicherry University, India. His Doctor of Philosophy (Materials and process) at University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia, has completed his Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education) at the Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. His research interest involves Polymer matrix composites, Energy and Environment sustainability, and Thermo-fluids system.

Research Interests

  • Energy and environment sustainability
  • Thermo-fluids system
  • Polymer matrix composites
  • Learning and Teaching 

Professional Memberships

  • International Register of Professional Engineering (IntPE UK)
  • Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers – Chartered Engineer CEng MIMechE (UK)
  • Registered as a Graduate Engineer in Mechanical Engineering with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Life Member in the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

PhD/Master by Research Opportunities

Potential research higher degree candidates are welcome to enquire about postgraduate opportunities in the areas listed above. Please e-mail ejayamani@swinburne.edu.my for more information.

Research Grants

  • A Study of the Effect of Increased Hydrophobicity via Free Radical Graft Polymerization Produced through Microwave Irradiation on the Interfacial Enhancement of Wood Polymer Composites (FRGS)


  • Best paper and presentation award at an “International Conference on Advances in Materials, Mechanics, Mechatronics and Manufacturing (IC4M 2021)”, March 6 -7th 2021, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Best Presentation award at 2020 “6th International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing and Plant Engineering (ICMMPE2020 – Online presentation)”, November 25th 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Best Paper award at 2019 “3rd International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (CAMME2019)”, 21st – 24th February 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Best Presentation Award at “8th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials (ICKEM2018)”, 16th – 18th March 2018 in Osaka, Japan.
  • Excellent Oral Presentation award at “2nd International Conference on Mining, Material and Metallurgical Engineering (ICMMME2017)”, 17th – March 19th 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Best Paper Award at “International Conference on Material Engineering and Application (ICMEA2016)”, 19th – 21st August 2016 in Hong Kong, China.
  • Best Paper Award at “International Conference on Material, Mechatronics, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (ICMMMME2014)”, 24th – 25th October 2014 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Best Paper Award at “1st Faculty of Engineering Postgraduate Colloquium (F.E.P.C.)”, April 03rd 2013, Faculty of Engineering, University Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia


  • Prashanth P.V.S. H, Elammaran Jayamani, Soon KH, Yat Choy Wong, Rahman MR, Bakri MKB, 2021 “Interfacial polarization effects on dielectric properties in flax reinforced polypropylene/strontium titanate composites” Materials Chemistry and Physics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2021.124489. (I.S.I and Scopus Index: Impact factor 3.40)
  • Prashanth P.V.S. H, Elammaran Jayamani, Soon KH, Rahman MR, Bakri MKB, 2021 “Characterization study of flax/strontium titanate/polypropylene composite for low-k dielectric applications”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/app. 5057710 of 10. (I.S.I and Scopus Index: Impact factor 2.52)
  • M Jahanzail Kamran, Elammaran Jayamani, Soon KokHeng, Yat C Wong, 2021 “A review: Surface treatments, production techniques, mechanical properties and characteristics of Luffa cylindrica bio composites”, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol 0 (0), No , pp. 1 – 31, ISSN: 1530-8057, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1528083720984094 (I.S.I. and Scopus Index: Impact Factor 2.01).
  • Elammaran Jayamani, Prashanth PVSH, Sook KH, Wong YC, 2021 “Processing and characterization of chemically modified wood sawdust reinforced (diospyros, dialium) epoxy composites”, Materials Science & Engineering Technology, Volume 52, Issue 10, pp 1048 -1056, https://doi.org/10.1002/mawe.202000306.
  • Mohamad Kahar Ab Wahab, Halimatul Syahirah Mohamad, Elammaran Jayamani, Hanafi Ismail, Izabela Wnuk, Anna Przybył, Tomasz Stachowiak, Przemysław Postawa, 2021 “Effect of Sago Starch Modifications on Polystyrene/Thermoplastic Starch Blends”, Materials, Vol.14, Issue 11, PP.2867, ISSN: 1996-1944, https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14112867.
  • Prashanth PVSH, Elammaran Jayamani, Soon KH, and Wong Y, 2021 “Determination of dielectric properties of natural fiber reinforced polymer composite using adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system”, Materials Science & Engineering Technology, Volume 52, Issue 10, PP 1035 – 1047, https://doi.org/10.1002/mawe.202000304.
  • Elammaran Jayamani, Ahmed Mohammed Saleh al Mzrouie, P.V.S. Hari Prashanth, and S. Jeyanthi, 2021 “Effect of chemical treatments on polarization and dielectric properties of Kumpang wood reinforced epoxy composite”, Materials Today: Proceedings xxx (xxxx) xxx.
  • I.M. Sargini, S.H. Masood, Suresh Palanisamy, Elammaran Jayamani, Ajay Kapoor, 2021 “Additive manufacturing of an automotive brake pedal by metal fused deposition modelling”, Materials Today: Proceedings, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.01.010 .
  • M J Kamran, E Jayamani, K H Soon, and Y C Wong, 2021 “Optimization and fabrication of pure poly lactic acid (PLA) using hot press compression moulding”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering Vol. 1136 (2021) 012012 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1136/1/012012.
  • Hari Prashanth PVS, Elammaran Jayamani, and Kok Heng Soon, 2021 “Investigation of electric properties of flax reinforced polypropylene/strontium titanate composite for multilayer dielectric applications”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 1136 (2021) 012008, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1136/1/012008
  • M Gokul, T Gowtham, S Jeyanthi, M C lenin babu, and Elammaran Jayamani, 2021 “Improving Sound Absorption coefficient and analysis of polyurethane foam reinforced with wood powder”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 1128, (2021) 012020, https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/1128/1/012020
  • Elammaran Jayamani, Md Rezaur Rahman, Sinin Hamdan,Muhammad Idris Kyari, Muhammad Khusairy Bin Bakri, Khairuddin Sanaullah, Afrasyab Khan, 2020 “Dielectric properties of natural Borneo woods: Keranji, Kayu Malam, and Kumpang”, BioResources, Vol 15, No 4, pp. 7815-7827, ISSN: 1930-2126, DOI:10.15376/biores.15.4.7815-7827 (ISI and Scopus Index: Impact Factor 1.396)
  • Elammaran Jayamani, Md Rezaur Rahman, Deshan Anselam Benhur, Muhammad Khusairy Bin Bakri, Akshay Kakar, Afrasyab Khan., 2020 “Comparative Study of Fly Ash/Sugarcane Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Properties,” BioResources, Vol 15, No 3, pp. 5514-5531, ISSN: 1930-2126, DOI:10.15376/biores.15.3.5514-5531 (I.S.I. and Scopus Index: Impact Factor 1.396)
  • Jayamani E., Shannmugasundram H.P.P.V., Soon K. 2020, “Investigating Dielectric Properties in Hybrid PLA-PHA Composites with Sodium Hydroxide Treated Flax Fibers” Rajendran P., Mazlan N., Rahman A., Suhadis N., Razak N., Abidin M. (eds) Proceedings of International Conference of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4756-0_33 (Scopus Index)
  • Jayamani, E., Govind Anil., Soon K.H., 2020‘ Investigation of the dielectric properties of natural fiber and conductive filler reinforced polymer composites’ Materials today Proceedings, Vol 22., No., pp. 162-171, ISSN: 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2019.08.032 (Scopus Index)
  • Perry Nyuk Khui Law, Md Rezaur Rahman, Sinin Hamdan, Elammaran Jayamani, Muhammad Khusairy Bin Bakri, Khairuddin Sanaullah., 2020 “Synthesis and Characterization of Micro-nano Carbon Filler from Jatropha Seeds,” BioResources, Vol 15, No 2, pp. 3237-3251, ISSN: 1930-2126, DOI:10.15376/biores.15.2.3237-3251 (I.S.I. and Scopus Index: Impact Factor 1.396)
  • Sargini, M. I. M.; Masood, S. H.; Palanisamy, Suresh; Jayamani, E., Kapoor, Ajay, 2020, `Finite element analysis of automotive arm brake pedal for rapid Manufacturing, I.O.P. Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 715, No. 1, 2020, article no. 012020. DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/715/1/012020  (Scopus indexed)