Muhammad Yusuf Prajitno

Muhammad Yusuf Prajitno

Profile

Seven years’ experience as a chemical and nuclear engineer, research carried out on radiation protection in environment and waste management areas. Whilst got some skills such as teaching undergraduate courses and working as a lab technician. Gained industrial experience by undertaking a year’s placement as a Wire Bond process engineer, gaining many skills such as maintaining and improving processes, and handling FMEA and SPC.  Currently studying towards a PhD in chemical engineering, main research topic includes, removal of cesium and strontium using natural clinoptilolite zeolite materials.

Academic background:

  • 2014 : Master of Science, Nuclear Engineering, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Yusuf, M. (2014). The Use of Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) in InVivo Computed Tomography (CT) Dosimetry. Jeddah: King Abdulaziz University.
  • 2010 : Bachelor of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Yusuf, M. (2010). Influence of Waste pH Variance in Radioactive Waste Cementation in Saline Environment. Yogyakarta: Universitas Gadjah Mada.

Employment History:

  • Aug. 2010 - Aug. 2011 : Process Engineer Wire Bond Semiconductor. Unisem (M) Berhad, Batam, Indonesia.
    Clients : Melexis, Lynxemi, Elmos, Integrated Device Technology (IDT)
    Responsible for reviewing and creating client’s technical specifications, maintain and improvement process, and handling Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) 
  • Jan. 2008 - Feb. 2008 : Internship. National Gas Company (PGN Persero Tbk), Pasuruan, Indonesia.
    Studied and performed Non-destructive Inspection on the gas pipe using Eddy current and Ultrasonic test

Publications:

  • Prajitno, M.Y., Tangparitkul, S., Zhang, H., Harbottle, D. and Hunter, T.N. The effect of cationic surfactants on improving natural clinoptilolite for the flotation of cesium. Journal of Hazardous materials. 2021, 402, p.123567
  • Tangparitkul, S., Saul, A., Leelasukseree, C., Yusuf, M. and Kalantariasl, A. Fines migration and permeability decline during reservoir depletion coupled with clay swelling due to low-salinity water injection: An analytical study. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 2020, 194, p.107448.
  • Prajitno, M.Y., Harbottle, D., Hondow, N., Zhang, H. and Hunter, T.N. The effect of pre-activation and milling on improving natural clinoptilolite for ion exchange of cesium and strontium. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 2020, 8(1), p.102991.
  • Yusuf, M, Alotmany, N., and Kinsara, A.A. 2017. Organ dose measurement using Optically Stimulated Luminescence Detector (OSLD) during CT examination. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 139, pp. 83-89.
  • Mail, N., Yusuf, M., Alothmany, N., Kinsara, A.A., Abdulkhaliq, F., Ghamdi, S.M. and Saoudi, A. 2016. A methodology for on-board CBCT imaging dose using optically stimulated luminescence detectors. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 17(5), pp. 482-499.
  • Alothmany, N., Molla, N.I., Yusuf, M., Saoudi, A., Mail, N., Alothmany, D., Khafaji, M.A., Natto, H., Tayeb, M., Nadwi, F., and others. 2016. Characterization of optically stimulated luminescence for assessment of breast doses in mammography screening. Radioprotection. 51(1), pp.51–58.
  • Yusuf, M and Kinsara, A.A. 2015. Preliminary Study in In Vivo CT Dosimetry Using Optically Stimulated Luminescence Detector (OSLD). Journal of King Abdulaziz University. 26(1), p85-94.
  • Yusuf, M., Saoudi, A., Alothmany, N., Alothmany, D., Natto, S., Natto, H., Molla, N.I., Mail, N., Hussain, A. and Kinsara, A.A. 2014. Characterization of the optically stimulated luminescence nanodot for CT dosimetry. Life Science Journal. 11(2), pp.445–450.

Conferences and Proceedings:

  • Zhabrinna, Davies, R.J., Pratama, M.M.A., Yusuf, M. 2018. BIM adoption towards the sustainability of construction industry in Indonesia. In: The 4th International Conference on Rehabilitation and Maintenance in Civil Engineering (ICRMCE 2018).
  • Tangparitkul, S., Yusuf, M., Fiaz, A., Saul, A. and Kalantariasl, A. 2018. Modified Particle Retention Model Under Effective Stress Influence due to Reservoir Depletion. In: 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018.
  • Mail, N., Fahad, A., Khan, R., Saoudi, A., Yusuf, M., Natto, H., Nadwi, F., Alothmany, N., Molla, N.I., Natto, S.,  Kinsara A. 2014. The Impact of Scatter on CBCT Image Quality and Point Dose Measurements. In: International Conference on Radiation Medicine 2014.
  • Yusuf, M., Utami, H.T., Nugroho, T.S.H., and Putero, S.H. 2013. The Use of Pozzolanic Material for Improving Quality of Strontium Liquid Waste Cementation in Saline Environment during Nuclear Waste Immobilization Process In: International Conference on Engineering and Technology Development (ICETD)
  • Yusuf, M., Utami, H.T., Sulistiyo, T., Nugroho, H., and Putero, S.H. 2013. The Use of Pozzolanic Material for Improving Quality of Strontium Liquid Waste Cementation in Saline Environment during Nuclear Waste Immobilization Process. , pp.6–8.

Research Experience:

  • Invivo CT dosimetry using OSL dosimeter
    January 2014 – May 2014
    King Abdulaziz University collaborated with Princess Norah Oncology Center (PNOC), National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA) Jeddah
    Conduct research by measuring CT absorbed dose into several organs using OSL. The random phantom was used in order to replace the real human body.
  • Quality Assurance in Mammography screening using OSL at various hospitals
    August 2013 – October 2014
    King Abdulaziz University collaborated with various hospitals at Mecca Province
    Conduct research by measuring the Average Glandular Dose (AGD) obtained by OSL, HVL measurement, and calibration set-up using OSL. measurement in mammography screening

  • Characterization OSL for Mammography Screening
    March 2013 – July 2013
    King Abdulaziz University collaborated with King Abdulaziz University Hospital (KAUH) Jeddah
    Conduct research by characterizing OSL performance and behavior before can be applied for dose measurement in mammography screening.

  • Characterization OSL for CT dosimetry
    December 2012 – July 2013
    King Abdulaziz University collaborated with Princess Norah Oncology Center (PNOC), National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA) Jeddah
    Conduct research by characterizing OSL performance and behavior before can be applied for CT dosimetry measurement.

Field of Interest:

  • Waste Management
  • Ion Exchange Process
  • Colloid and Particle Science
  • Non Destructive Testing
  • Radiation Protection and Effects on Materials

Research interests

Muhammad's research is focusing on the optimizaiton of caesium and strontium removal in salinity using clinoptilolite.  He aims to use the clinoptilolite to remove the caesium and strontium from liquid waste effluent. 

Research groups and institutes

  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nuclear Leeds