1. A. Ariffin, S.S. Jikan, M.S.F. Samsudin, Z.M. Ariff and Z.A.M. Ishak, “Melt Elasticity Phenomenon of Multicomponent (Talc and Calcium Carbonate) Filled Polypropylene”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 25 (9), (2006).
  2. M.S.F. Samsudin, Z.A. Mohd Ishak, S.S. Jikan, Z.M. Ariff, A. Ariffin, “Effect of Filler Treatments on Rheological Behaviour of Calcium Carbonate and Talc-Filled Polypropylene Hybrid Composites”, Journal of  Applied Polymer Science,  Vol. 102, 5421 – 5426, (2006).
  3. M. Khalil Abdullah, M.Z. Abdullah, S. Kamarudin and Z.M. Ariff, “Study on Flow Visualization in Stacked-Chip Scale Packages (S-CSP)”, International Communication in Heat and Mass Transfer, 34, 820 – 828,  (2007).
  4.  M. K. Yong, H. Ismail, and Z. M. Ariff, “Comparison Properties of Natural Rubber (SMR L)/Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Copolymer Blends and Epoxidized Natural Rubber (ENR-50)/Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Copolymer Blends”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 46: 361–366, (2007)
  5. M. K. Yong, H. Ismail, and Z. M. Ariff, The effect of epoxidized natural rubber (ENR-50) or polyethylene acrylic acid (PEA) as compatibilizer on properties of ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)/Natural rubber (SMR L) blends”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 46: p 1001-1009, (2007)
  6. Z. M. Ariff, Z. Zakaria, L. H. Tay, S. Y. Lee, “Effect of Foaming Temperature and Rubber Grades on Properties of Natural Rubber Foams”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science Vol. 107(4), 2531 – 2538, (2008)
  7. C.S. Sipaut, G.L.A. Sims and Z. M. Ariff, “Crosslinking of Polyolefin Foam II. Applicability of Parameters to Assess Crosslinking/Foam Density Relationship”, Cellular Polymers Vol. 27(1), 11 – 25, (2008)
  8. M. Khalil Abdullah, M.Z. Abdullah, M.A. Mujeebu, S. Kamarudin and Z.M. Ariff, “Study on the Effect of Stack Thickness During Encapsulation of Stacked-Chip Scale Packages (S-CSP)”, Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging, 5, 62-67, (2008).
  9. A. Abu Bakar, Du Ngoc Uy Lan, B. Azahari, Z.M. Ariff, “Production of novel epoxy micro-balloons”, Materials Letters, 63, 827–829, (2009).
  10. Z. Zakaria, Z.M. Ariff, C.S. Sipaut, “Effect of Parameter Changes on Structure-Properties of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Foam”, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 15(2), 120-128, (2009).
  11. M. Khalil Abdullah, M.Z. Abdullah, M.A. Mujeebu, S. Kamarudin and Z.M. Ariff, “A Study on the Effect of Epoxy Molding Compound (EMC) Rheology During Encapsulation of Stacked-Chip Scale Packages (S-CSP)”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol 28 (20), 2527-2538,(2009)
  12. S.S. Jikan, M.S.F. Samsudin, Z.M. Ariff, Z.A. Mohd Ishak, A. Ariffin, “Relationship of Rheological Study with Morphological Characteristics of Multicomponent (Talc and Calcium Carbonate) Filled Polypropylene Hybrid Composites”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol 28 (21), 2577-2587, (2009)
  13. C.Y. Khor, Z.M. Ariff, F. Che Ani, M. Abdul Mujeebu, M.K. Abdullah, M.Z. Abdullah and M.A. Joseph, "Three-dimensional numerical and experimental investigations on polymer rheology in meso-scale injection molding", International Communication in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol 37, 131-139, (2010)
  14. M.K. Abdullah, M.Z. Abdullah, M. A. Mujeebu, H. Gitano,  Z.M. Ariff, R. Razali and K.A. Ahmad, Three-Dimensional Modelling of Mould Filling in Microchip Encapsulation Process with Matrix Array Arrangement”, Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 132, Article Number: 014502, (2010).
  15. M. Khalil Abdullah, M. Z. Abdullah,  M. Abdul Mujeebu, Z. M. Ariff, and K. A. Ahmad “Three-Dimensional Modelling to Study the Effect of Die-Stacking Shape on Mould Filling During Encapsulation of Microelectronic Chips” , IEEE Transactions On Advanced Packaging, Vol. 33 (2), 438-446, (2010)
  16. S. S. Jikan, Z. M. Ariff, A. Ariffin, “Influence of filler content and processing parameter on the crystallization behaviour of PP/kaolin composites”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Vol. 102, 1011–1017, (2010)
  17. A. Ariffin, Z.M. Ariff and S.S. Jikan “Effects of kaolin and maleic anhydride contents on melt elasticity and flexural behaviour of polypropylene/kaolin and unplasticised poly(vinyl chloride)/kaolin composites”, e-Polymers, Article No. 095, (2010)
  18. C. Y. Khor , M. K. Abdullah, M. Z. Abdullah, M. Abdul Mujeebu, D. Ramdan, M. F. M. A. Majid, Z. M. Ariff, “Effect of vertical stacking dies on flow behavior of epoxy molding compound during encapsulation of stacked-chip scale packages”, Heat Mass Transfer Vol 46, 1315–1325, (2010)
  19. N. A. Abdul Rahim, Z. M. Ariff, A. Ariffin, S.S. Jikan, “Study on Effect of Filler Loading on the Flow and Swelling Behaviors of Polypropylene-Kaolin Composites Using Single-Screw Extruder”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 119, 73-83, (2011)
  20. N.N. Najib, Z.M. Ariff, A.A. Bakar, C.S. Sipaut, “Correlation between the acoustic and dynamic mechanical properties of natural rubber foam: Effect of foaming temperature”, Materials and Design, Vol. 32,  505–511, (2011)
  21. A. Ariffin, Z. M. Ariff, S. S. Jikan, “Evaluation on nonisothermal crystallization kinetics of polypropylene/kaolin composites by employing Dobreva and Kissinger methods”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 103, 171–177, (2011)
  22. C.Y. Khor, M.Z. Abdullah, M.K. Abdullah, M.A. Mujeebu, D. Ramdan, M.F.M.A. Majid, Z.M. Ariff, M.R. Abdul Rahman, “Numerical analysis on the effects of different inlet gates and gap heights in TQFP encapsulation process”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54, 1861–1870, (2011)
  23. A. Ariffin, Z.M. Ariff and S.S. Jikan, “Evaluation on extrudate swell and melt fracture of polypropylene/kaolin composites at high shear” Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 30(7), 609–619, (2011)
  24. Du Ngoc Uy Lan, A. Abu Bakar, B. Azahari, Z.M. Ariff and Y. Chujo,Porous epoxy microparticles prepared by an advanced aqueous method”, Materials Letters, 65, 1655–1658, (2011)
  25. S. S. Samsudin, Z. M. Ariff, Z. Zakaria, A. A. Bakar, “Development and characterization of epoxy syntactic foam filled with epoxy hollow spheres”, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, Vol.5 No.7, 653–660, (2011)
  26. Du Ngoc Uy Lan, Shingo Hadano, A. Abu Bakar, B. Azahari, Z.M. Ariff, Yoshiki Chujo, “Preparation of poly(methyl methacrylate) and polystyrene-composite filled porous epoxy microparticles via in-situ suspension polymerization”, Polymer Testing, 30, 841–847, (2011)
  27. Du Ngoc Uy Lan, A. Abu Bakar, Baharin Azahari, Z.M. Ariff, Yoshiki ChujoEffect of interlocking between porous epoxy microparticles and elastomer on mechanical properties and deformation modes”, Polymer Testing, 31, 931-937, (2012)
  28. C.Y. Khor, M.Z. Abdullah, Z.M. Ariff, W.C. Leong, “Effect of stacking chips and inlet positions on void formation in the encapsulation of 3D stacked flip-chip package”, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 39, 670–680, (2012)
  29. C.S. Sipaut, R.F. Mansa, A.R. Yugis, M.N.M. Ibrahim, Z.M. Ariff, A.A. Abdullah, “The Effect of Different Peroxide on LDPE Foam Properties in The Presence of Polyfunctional Monomers”, Cellular Polymers Vol. 31(3), 145 – 164, (2012)
  30. Muhammad Bisyrul Hafi Othman, Rafiza Ramli , Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, Hazizan Md Akil , Zulkifli Ahmad, “Thermal properties of polyimide system containing silicone segments”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 109, 1515-1523, (2012)
  31. T.H. Khang and Z.M. Ariff,  “Vulcanization kinetics study of natural rubber compounds having different formulation variables”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 109, 1545-1553, (2012)
  32. Norwanis Hasan Syed Fuad Saiyid Hashim and Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, “The Influence Wall Thickness of Cement Hollow Spheres towards Compressive Properties of Cement Syntactic Foam”, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 70, 291-295, (2013)
  33. Norwanis Hasan, Syed Fuad Saiyid Hashim and Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, “Low-Frequency Sound Proof Cement-Based Syntactic Foam”, International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 4, 385-387, (2013)
  34. Z. M. Ariff and T. H. Khang, “Evaluation of Cadmould Software to Simulate the Filling Phase of a Natural Rubber Compound in Injection Moulding Process”, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 74,  571-574 (2013)
  35. Z.A. Ghaleb, M. Mariatti, Z.M. Ariff, “Properties of graphene nanopowder and multi-walled carbon nanotube-filled epoxy thin-film nanocomposites for electronic applications: The effect of sonication time and filler loading” , Composites: Part A, Vol. 58, 77–83 (2014)
  36. S.R. Lim, Z.M. Ariff, W.S. Chow, “Reprocessability of poly (ethylene terephthalate) nanocomposites: Effects of maleic anhydride grafted styrene–ethylene/butylene–styrene and N, N′-ethylenebis (stearamide)”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Vol 27(8), 1097-1111 (2014)
  37. T. H. Khang and Z. M. Ariff. "Mold Filling Simulation Dependence on Material Data Input for Injection Molding Process of Natural Rubber Compound." International Polymer Processing, Vol. 29(3) 325-331. (2014)
  38. N.A.A. Rahim, Z.M. Ariff, A. Ariffin, Z. Zakaria, H. Osman, and H.C. Metselaar, “Viscosity analysis of polypropylene-kaolin composites measured using single-screw extruder”, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 20(4), 275-283, (2014)
  39. Siti Salwa Alias , Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff and Ahmad Azmin Mohamad. “Porous membrane based on chitosan–SiO2 for coin cell proton battery” Ceramics International, 41(4), 5484-5491 (2015)
  40. M. F. Hamid, M. K. Abdullah, H. Yusoff, Sheikh Mohd Firdaus, M. Z. Abdullah, Z. M. Ariff, and M. A. Azmi, “Numerical Study of Mold Filling during Encapsulation Process”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 786, pp. 318-322. (2015).
  41. Ahmad Fikri Abdul Karim, Hanafi Ismail and Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, “Properties and Characterization of Kenaf-Filled Natural Rubber Latex Foam”, BioResources, 11(1), 1080-1091, (2015)
  42. Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, Zunaida Zakaria, Azhar Abu Bakar and Mohamad Azwan Mad Naser. “Effectiveness of A Simple Image Enhancement Method in Characterizing Polyethylene Foam Morphology using Optical Microscopy”, Procedia Chemistry, 19, 477-484, (2016)
  43. A. Baharin, N. Abdul Fattah, A. Abu Bakar, and Z.M. Ariff. Production of Laminated Natural Fibre Board from Banana Tree Wastes, Procedia Chemistry, 19, 999-1006, (2016)
  44. Ahmad Fikri Abdul Karim, Ismail Hanafi, Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, “Effects of Hydrocolloid on Compression and Morphological Properties of Kenaf Filled Natural Rubber Latex Foam” Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 694, 50-53, (2016)
  45. M.S. Rusdi, M.Z. Abdullah, A.S. Mahmud, C.Y. Khor, M.S. Abdul Aziz, Z.M. Ariff, M.K. AbdullahNumerical Investigation on the Effect of Pressure and Temperature on the Melt Filling During Injection Molding Process”, Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering, 41, 5, (2016)
  46. L.O. Salmazo, A. Lopez-Gil, Z.M. Ariff, A.E. Job, M.A. Rodriguez-Perez, Influence of the irradiation dose in the cellular structure of natural rubber foams cross-linked by electron beam irradiation”, Industrial Crops and Products, 89, 339–349, (2016)
  47. Z.A. Ghaleb, M. Mariatti, Z.M. Ariff, “Effect of Amino-functionalized on Tensile and Electrical Properties of Graphene Nanopowder Filled Epoxy Thin Film Nanocomposite”, Journal of Polymer Materials, 33(1), 155-164, (2016)
  48. Z.A. Ghaleb, M. Mariatti, Z.M. Ariff, “Graphene nanoparticle dispersion in epoxy thin film composites for electronic applications: effect on tensile, electrical and thermal properties”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 28(1), 808-817, (2017)
  49. Tan Yizong, Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, Abdullah Muhammad Khalil, “Influence of Processing Parameters on Injection Molded Polystyrene using Taguchi Method as Design of Experiment”, Procedia Engineering, 184, 350 – 359, (2017)
  50. Z.A. Ghaleb, M. Mariatti, Z.M. Ariff, “Synergy effects of graphene and multiwalled carbon nanotubes hybrid system on properties of epoxy nanocomposites” Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 36(9), 685-695, (2017)




  1. Zulkifli M. Ariff, Azhar A. Bakar and M. Nasir Z. Arif, "Process Parameters Dependence of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Flow Patterns Inside a Capillary Rheometer Barrel", Jurnal Teknologi 39(A), 149-163, (2003)
  2. Z.M. Ariff, N. Salleh, C.S. Sipaut, “Effect of Rubber Type on Properties of Rubber Foams”, Malaysian Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 2, 134-139, (2005)  
  3. Zunaida Zakaria, Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff, Tay Lee Hwa, Coswald Stephen Sipaut, “Effect of Foaming Temperature on Morphology and Compressive Properties of Ethylene propylene diena monomer rubber (EPDM) Foam”, Malaysian Polymer Journal (MPJ), Vol 2, No. 2, p 22-30, (2007)
  4. N.N. Najib, Z.M. Ariff, N.A.A. Manan, A.A. Bakar and C.S. Sipaut, "Effect of Blowing Agent Concentration on Cell Morphology and Impact Properties of Natural Rubber Foam", Journal of Physical Science, 20(1), 13-25, (2009)
  5. Nor Azura Abdul Rahim, Zulkifli Mohamad Ariff and Azlan Ariffin, Flow Behaviour and Viscoelasticity of Polypropylene-Kaolin Composites Extruded at Different Temperatures”, Pertanika J. Sci. & Technol. 19 (2): 383 – 388 (2011)
  6. T Yizong, Z.M. Ariff and K.G. Liang, Evaluation of Weld Line Strength in Low Density Polyethylene Specimens by Optical Microscopy and Simulation, Journal of Engineering Science, 13, 53-62 (2017)