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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAILS

Name
  Associate Prof. Dr. Normaniza Binti Osman
Designation
  Associate Professor
Department
  Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty
  Faculty of Science
Tel. No. (Office)
  03-79674185
Fax No.
  03-79674178
E-mail Address
  normaniza@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-5284-2010
Address(Office)
  Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
PhD, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)
MSc, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)
BA, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, IOWA CITY

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, Honorary Secretary, 2011-2015, (National)

Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference 2011, Committee Member, 2011-2011, (National)

Malaysian Society Plant Physiology Conference 2010, Secretary, 2010-2010, (National)

Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, Committee Member, 2009-2011, (National)

International Erosion Control Association, Member, 2006, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Ahli Jawatankuasa Peruntukan Penyelidikan Pascasiswazah (PPP) dan Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP) UM, University Malaya, 01-Aug-13 - 31-Dec-15

Acting Head Of Department, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 02-Jul-13 - 03-Jul-13

Deputy Head (Development and Finance), Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 15-Aug-12 - 31-Aug-14

AJK Kerja Perlaksanaan Strategik Kemahiran Insaniah dan Kebolehpasaran, University Malaya, 14-May-12 - 31-Aug-12

AJK Pemilihan Kemasukan Pelajar Diploma/Setaraf bagi Program Ijazah Pertama 2012/2013, Faculty Of Science, 08-May-12 - 08-May-12

AJK Pemeriksa bagi Program Ijazah Sarjana Sains Muda dengan Pendidikan, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 13-Feb-12 - 22-Jun-12

Coordinator of Bachelor of Science with Education Program, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 08-Feb-12 - 07-Feb-13

AJK Kurikulum Institut Sains Biologi, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jan-12 - 22-Jun-12

ECOPHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY COORDINATOR , Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 03-Nov-08

TUTOR COORDINATOR, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 03-Aug-07 - 31-Aug-10

BIOSTATISTICS COORDINATOR, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Aug-07 - 03-Aug-10

FINAL YEAR PROJECT COORDINATOR (SPAS PROGRAM), Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 07-Aug-06 - 23-Jun-10

ISO Committee ISB, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Apr-05 - 31-Mar-06

QAA committee (Biotechnology Program), Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jul-04 - 30-Jun-05

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Slope Bioengineering (erosion, root reinforcement, soil-water relations, natural succession, slope stability)

Plant Eco-Physiology (plant-water relations, soil-plant-atmosphere continuum, photosynthesis, biomass, natural succession)

Soil Science (soil acidity, soil-water relations, soil field capacity, soil shear strength, soil penetrability)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Chapter In Book
 
2006

Normaniza, O., Barakbah, S.S. and Faisal, A. 2006. The Contribution of Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit to Slope Stability - A tribute. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Slopes, Malaysia 2006. 6-9 August 2006. PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. pp. 91-97. ISBN 983-99552-2-5. 
 
2004

Normaniza, O. (2004). Plant Physiology. In: (Eds) Mukherjee, T.K. and Peng, C.L. Microbial Diversity and Physiology. Solid Press Sdn. Bhd. pp. 76-91 (chapter in book). ISBN 983-3491-46-4. 
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2013

M. Z. Rasheed, O. Normaniza and M. Z. Rozainah. Physiological responses of Avicennia marina var. acutissima and Bruguiera parviflora under simulated rise in sea level. Sains Malaysiana. 42 (8): 1059-1064. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Moneruzzaman, M.K., Boyce, A.N., Normaniza, O. and Motior, M.R. 2013. Fruit development, pigmentation and biochemical properties of wax apple as affected by localized application GA3 under field conditions. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology. 56 (1): 11-20. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Saifuddin, M, N. Osman. and M.M. Rahman. 2013. Influence of different cutting positions and rooting hormones on root initiation and root-soil matrix of two tree species. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 15: 427‒434. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Intan Filzah Mahmod, Syed Shahar Barakbah, Normaniza Osman, Othman Omar. 2013. Physiological Response of Local Rice Varieties to Aerobic Condition. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Accepted. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Mohammed Saifuddin, Divya Mariam Chandy, Normaniza Osman and Norzulaani Khalid. Induction of fine roots in Leucaena leucocephala using Agrobacterium rhizogenes. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 7(5): 573-579. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2012

Moneruzzaman K.M., Amru, N.B. and Normaniza, O.. 2012. Physiochemical and phytochemical properties of wax apple (Syzygium samarangense) as affected by growth regulator application. The Scientific World Journal. DOI: 10.1100/2012/728613. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Moneruzzaman K.M., Hossain, A.B.M.S., Normaniza, O. and Amru, N.B. 2012. Effect of the phloemic stress on the growth, development and quality of wax jambu (Syzygium samarangense) var. jambu air madu. Sains Malaysiana. 41 (5): 553-560 (ISI cited) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Nazarudin, M.R., Tsan, F.Y., Normaniza, O. and Adzmi, Y. 2012. Phenological growth stages of the golden penda tree (Xanthostemon chrysanthus). Annals of Applied Biology. Accepted. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Moneruzzaman K.M., Amru, N.B. and Normaniza, O.. 2012. The influence of Hydrogen Peroxide on the growth, development and quality of wax apple (Syzygium samarangense, [Blume] Merill & L. M. Perry var. jambu madu) fruits. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 53: 101-110. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Mohammed Saifuddin and Normaniza Osman. 2012. Physiological and root profile studies of four legume tree species. Life Science Journal. 9(4): 1509-1518. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Khalilnejad, A., Ali, F. Hashim, R. and Osman, N. 2012. Finite element stimulation for contribution of matric suction and friction angle to stress distribution during pulling-out process. International Journal of Geomechanics. DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)GM. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2011

Abdolhossein Khalilnejad, Faisal Haji Ali and Normaniza Osman. 2012. Contribution of the root to slope stability. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. DOI 10.1007/s10706-011-9446-5. 30: 277- 288. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Moneruzzaman K.M., Hossain, A.B.M.S., Normaniza, O. and Amru, N.B. 2011. Application of girdling for improved fruit retention, yield and fruit quality in Syzygium samarangense under field conditions. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 13: 18-24. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Normaniza, O. and Barakbah, S.S. 2011. The effect of natural succession on slope stability. Ecological Engineering 37:139-147. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Normaniza Osman, Mohamad, N.A. and Che Hassandi, A. 2011. Pull-out and tensile strength properties of two selected tropical plants. Sains Malaysiana. 40(6): 577- 585. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Moneruzzaman K.M., Hossain, A.B.M.S., Normaniza, O. and Amru, N.B. 2011. An evaluation of the nutritional quality of three cultivars of Syzygium samarangense under Malaysian conditions. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 6(3):545-552. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Nordin, A, Normaniza, O. , and Faisal, H.A. 2011. Soil-root shear strength properties of some slope plants. Sains Malaysiana. 40 (10): 1065-1073 (ISI cited) (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2010

Mohammed Saifuddin, A.B.M.S. Hossain, and O. Normaniza, A. 2010. Impacts of shading on flower formation and longevity, leaf chlorophyll and the growth of Bougainvillea glabra. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 9 (1): 20-27. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Moneruzzaman K.M., Hossain, A.B.M.S., Sani, W. Normaniza, O., Saifuddin, M. and Amru, N.B. 2010. Effects of removal of young leaves and cytokinin on Inlorescence development and bract enlargement in Bougainvillea glabra Var. Elizabeth angus. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 4(7): 467-473. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Mohammed Saifuddin, A.B.M.S. Hossain, and O. Normaniza, A. 2010. Pruning impacts on root-shoot growth, biochemical and physiological changes of Bougainvillea glabra. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 4 (7): 500-507. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2009

Normaniza, O., Faisal, H.A. and Barakbah, S.S. 2009. The role of pioneer vegetations in accelerating the process of natural succession. American Journal of Environmental Sciences. 5(1): 7-15. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Mohammed Saifuddin, Sharif Hossain, A.B.M., Normaniza, O. and Moneruzzaman, K.M. 2009. Bract size enlargement and longevity of Bougainvillea spectabilis as affected by GA3 and phloemic stress. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 8(3): 212-217. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Mohammed Saifuddin, A.B.M.S. Hossain, O. Normaniza, A. Nasrulhaq Boyce and K.M. Moneruzzaman. 2009. The effects of Naphthaleneacetic acid and Gibberellic acid in prolonging bract longievity and delaying discoloration of Bougainvillea spectabilis. Biotechnology. 8 (3): 343-350. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2008

Normaniza, O., Faisal, H.A. and Barakbah, S.S. 2008. Engineering properties of Leucaena leucocephala for prevention of slope failure. Ecological Engineering. 32: 215-221. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Faisal, H.A. and Normaniza, O. 2008. Shear strength of a soil containing vegetation roots. Soils and Foundations. 48(4):587-596. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Normaniza, O. and Barakbah, S.S. 2008. Carbon sink potential of Leucaena leucocephala under drought condition. Jurnal Sains. 16(2): 19-27. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2007

Normaniza, O. and Barakbah, S.S. 2007. The effect of soil type on the growth of Leucaena leucocephala. Jurnal Sains. Vol. 15 (1):21-29. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Faisal, H.A. and Normaniza, O. 2007. Soil-roots composite: Correlation between shear strength and some plant properties. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Sharif Hossain, A.B.M., Amru Nasrulhaq Boyce and Normaniza, O. 2007. Postharvest quality, vase life and photosynthetic yield of Bougainvillea species by applying ethanol. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 1(4): 733-740. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2006

Normaniza, O. and S.S. Barakbah. (2006). Parameters to predict slope stability - soil water and root profiles. Ecological Engineering. 28: 90. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
Proceeding
 
2010

Normaniza, O. 2010 and Rohailah, M.I. The adaptation of Al-treated plant on the acidic slope. Abstract and paper presented in the Proceedings of the 21st Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference. 13- 14 December 2010, Equatorial Hotel, Cameron Hoghlands, Pahang. pg. 9 

Rohailah, M.I. and Normaniza, O. 2010. The physiological adjustment on selected pre-treated plants an adaptation. Abstract and poster presented in the Proceedings of the 21st Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference. 13-14 December 2010, Equatorial Hotel, Cameron Hoghlands, Pahang. pg. 25 

K.M. Moneruzzaman, A. B. M. S. Hossain, O. Normaniza and A. Nasrulhaq-Boyce. 2010. The influence of plant growth regulators on natural products in wax jambu (Syzygium samarangense) var. jambu madu fruits. Abstract and paper presented in the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference for Young Chemists, June 23-25, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang, Malaysia. p.166 

Siti Sara, S.M.K., Faisal, H.A. and Normaniza, O. 2010. Model Study on Root Pull-out Failure. The 8th International Conference on Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering (Geotropika 2010) Sustainability in Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering . 1-3 December 2010, Sutera Harbour, Sabah, Malaysia. pg. 69. 
 
2009

Faisal, H.A. and Normaniza, O. 2009. Application of Bio-engineering for slope stabilization: pull-out and field shear box tests on rooted soils. Paper presented in the Proceedings of the 3rd. Japan-Malaysia Symposium on Geohazard and Geo-environmental Engineering. JSPS/VCC Core University Program. Kyoto, Japan. 27th October 2009. Pp. 105-112. 

Rohailah, M.I. and Normaniza, O. 2009. The effect of pre-acidic treatment on the growth of selected slope plants. Abstract presented in the Proceedings of the 20th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference. 24-26 July 2009, Avillion Admiral Cove, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan. p. 19. 

Intan, F. S.S. Barakbah and Normaniza, O. 2009. Water Use Efficiency and physiological responses of rice under aerobic cultivation. Abstract presented in the Proceedings of the 14th Biological Science Graduate Congress. 10th-12th December, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand. p. 157. 
 
2008

Noraini, M.T., Roslan, H., Faridah, O, Norhafizah, R., Ilmi, M. and Normaniza, O. 2008. Coastal bio-shield using bio-technical solutions for mitigating tsunami Impacts. Abstract and poster presented in conjunction with the launch of the Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya, 17 January 2008. p. 41-42. 

Normaniza, O., Barakbah, S.S. & Faisal, H.A. 2008. Slope eco-engineering: engineering properties of plant species for prevention of slope failure. Abstract and poster presented in conjunction with the launch of the Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya, 17 January 2008. p. 43. 

Faisal, H.A. and Normaniza, O. 2008. Strain-controlled pullout tests on some tropical plants. Paper and abstract presented at The 2nd International Conference on Ground Bio- and Eco-Engineering The Use of Vegetation to Improve Slope Stability, BEIJING, CHINA 14th July -18th July 2008. p. 5 

Normaniza, O. and Faisal, H.A. 2008. Root tensile properties of three potential slope plants in Malaysia. Paper and abstract presented at The 2nd International Conference on Ground Bio- and Eco-Engineering The Use of Vegetation to Improve Slope Stability, BEIJING, CHINA 14th July -18th July 2008. p. 50. 

Saifuddin, M., Sharif Hossain, A.B.M., Normaniza, O. and Khandaker, M.M. 2008. Effect of glucose and gibberellic acid on the vase life of bougainvillea flowers at different temperatures. Abstract in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences 2008. 28-30 October 2008. Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia. pp. 33. 

Normaniza, O., Faisal, A. and Barakbah, S.S. 2008. Root reinforcement properties of three potential slope plants. Proceedings of the International Conference on Slopes, Malaysia 2008. 4-6 November 2008. Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. pp. 67-76. JKR 21500-00005-08. 

Rohailah, M.I., Normaniza, O., Mohd Hajad, F. and Nor Hamimah. 2008. A study on acidic soil rehabilitation by some selected plants. Paper and abstract presented in the 10th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Applied Biology. Merdeka Palace Hotel. Kuching, Sarawak. 6-8 November 2008. p. 50. 

Rohailah, M.I., Normaniza, O., Mohd Hajad, F. and Nor Hamimah. 2008. Plant physiological changes on acidic soil an adaptation. Paper and abstract presented in the Proceedings of the Sustainable crop and plant productivity in relation to climatic change. 18-20 November 2008, Hotel Copthorne Orchid, Tg. Bungah, Penang. p. 55. 
 
2004

Faisal, H.A., Normaniza, O. and Lim, K.S. (2004). Effects of roots on soil shear strength. Proceedings of the Malaysian Geotechnical Conference by The Institution of Engineers Malaysia. pp 75-87. 
 
1999

Normaniza, O. and S.S. Barakbah (1999). Vegetation and slope stabilization - a bioengineering approach. Prosiding Seminar Pascasiswazah, October, 1999, Universiti Malaya. pp 26-29. 
 
Technical Report
 
2013

Nazari Ismail, Noor Azina Ismail, Norbani Che Ha, Sharmila Jayasingam, Sharan Kaur Garib Singh, Normaniza Osman dan Nurul Shahnaz Ahmad Mahdzan. 2013. Analisis 5 tahun produktiviti sawit dan getah milik peneroka FELDA tahun 2007-2011 dan cadangan penambahbaikan. Laporan untuk Unit Kawal Selia FELDA Jabatan Perdana Menteri. 1 - 209. 
 
2011

Keith Forbes, Jeremy Broadhead, Gian Battista Bischetti, Francesco Brardinoni, Alan Dykes, Donald Gray, Fumitoshi Imaizumi, Sekhar L. Kuriakose, Normaniza Osman, Dave Petley, Alexia stokes, Bruno Verbist and Tien H. Wu. Forests and Landslides-The role of trees and forests in the prevention of landslides and rehabilitation of landslide-affected areas in Asia. RAP Publication 2011/19 for Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. 1-49. 
 
2008

Results on Pull-out and Tensile strength tests for Branch of Slope Engineering Public Works Department Malaysia. March 2008. 

Results on Shear strength test for Branch of Slope Engineering Public Works Department Malaysia. July 2008. 

Incorporation of the soil-root matrix reinforcement effect into the slope stability analysis for Branch of Slope Engineering Public Works Department Malaysia. November 2008. 
 
2007

Survey on potential slope plants for Branch of Slope Engineering Public Works Department Malaysia. July 2007. 

Features of root pull out and field shear box, machines setup and operating procedures for Branch of Slope Engineering Public Works department Malaysia. November 2007. 
 
Others
 
2010

Noraziera Mohd Fadhi, Normaniza O. and Rozainah Mohd Zakaria. 2010. The root profile of Avicennia alba in Carey island, Selangor. 
 
1996

Normaniza, O. and S.S. Barakbah (1996). Slope stabilization: root density of seemingly unimportant species of shrubs. Paper presented at the Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Plant Physiology (ASPACOPP), August 20-22, Shah Alam, Malaysia. 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

Genomic studies of Leucaena leucocephala, Co-Researcher, 27/09/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science), 26/09/2014

Eco-physiological characteristics of Leucaena leucocephala, Principal Investigator(PI), 27/09/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science), 26/09/2015

The Influence Of Plant Diversity On The Rate Of Natural Succession Process, Principal Investigator(PI), 06/09/2013, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 05/09/2015

Slope Rehabilitation and Stabilization Strategy - Soil Hydrological, Mechanical and Flora-fauna Interaction. Head of UMRG Program., Principal Investigator(PI), 2013-2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

THE INFLUENCE OF PLANT DIVERSITY ON SLOPE STABILITY AT DIFFERENT PHASES OF SUCCESSION., Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2014, ERGS

The Influence of Potential Slope Plants on the Erosion Rate of Slope Soils, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Performance of leguminosae trees and their potential as soil bioengineering technique for erosion control and slope stabilization in Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2011-2013, Research University Grant UPM, National

Evaluation of plant physiological and chemical stresses on root growth for slope stability., Principal Investigator(PI), 2011-2013, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), National

Use of vegetation for slope stability: numerical simulation of root anchorage, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010-2012, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

Screening of acidic-tolerant plant species for acidic soil rehabilitation (Principal Investigator), Principal Investigator(PI), 2010-2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

MECHANICAL AND HYDROLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF POTENTIAL SLOPE PLANTS, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 31/10/2011

RATOONING : BENEFITING STRAW IN RICE CULTIVATION, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 19/04/2010

WATER USE EFFICIENCY AND PHYSIOLOGYCAL RESPONSES OF RICE UNDER AEROBIC CULTIVATION, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/12/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 14/12/2010

WATER USE EFFICIENCY AND PHYSIOLOGYCAL RESPONSES OF RICE UNDER AEROBIC CULTIVATION, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/12/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 14/12/2010

PEMULIHAN TANAH BERASID MENGGUNAKAN SPESIS TUMBUHAN TERPILIH YANG BERTOLENRANSI TERHADAP KEASIDAN, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 19/04/2010

PEMULIHAN TANAH BERASID MENGGUNAKAN SPESIS TUMBUHAN TERPILIH YANG BERTOLENRANSI TERHADAP KEASIDAN, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 19/04/2010

RATOONING : BENEFITING STRAW IN RICE CULTIVATION, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 19/04/2010

Relationship between root engineering properties and enhancement of slope stability, Co-Investigator, 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Screening of acidic-tolerant plant species for acidic soil rehabilitation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Studies on Coastal Vegetation at Bachok, Kelantan., Co-Investigator, 2008-2009, University of Malaya

Incorporation of the soil-root matrix reinforcement effect into the slope stability analysis, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2009, ScienceFund, National

Energy production of selected medicinal plants, Co-Investigator, 2007-2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), University

Incorporation of the soil-root matrix reinforcement effect into the slope stability analysis, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2008, JKR, National

Biotechnological Induction of rooting in selected potential slope plants, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), University

Rehabilitation of acidic soil, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), University

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

Incorporation of the soil-root matrix reinforcement effect into the slope stability analysis, Project Leader, 2007-2008, Public Works Department Malaysia

Pemeriksaan thesis Sarjana Sains, Pemeriksa luar, 2012-2012, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Kajian Analisis 5 Tahun Produktiviti Kebun Sawit dan Getah Milik Peneroka Felda dari Tahun 2007 Hingga 2011 dan Cadangan Penambahbaikan., Consultant, 2012-2012, FELDA

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

SIJIL PERKHIDMATAN CEMERLANG (SPC)2012, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 2013, (UNIVERSITY)

ANUGERAH PERKHIDMATAN CEMERLANG (APC)2008, Universiti Malaya, 2009, (UNIVERSITY)

CERTIFICATE OF LI-6400 PORTABLE PHOTOSYNTHESIS SYSTEM , LI-COR Biosciences, Nebraska, USA, 2009, (INTERNATIONAL)

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL (CPESC), USA, 2008, (INTERNATIONAL)

SIJIL PERKHIDMATAN CEMERLANG (SPC) 2007, Universiti Malaya, 2008, (UNIVERSITY)

NATIONAL SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP, MOSTI, 1999, (NATIONAL)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Oral

Root reinforcement properties of three potential slope plants, the International Conference on Slopes, Malaysia 2008., 04 Nov 2008 to 06 Nov 2008, (International)

The Contribution of Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit to Slope Stability - A tribute., The International Conference on Slopes, Malaysia 2006, 06 Aug 2006 to 09 Aug 2006, (International)

The Adaptation of Pre-treated Plant on Acidic Slope, 21st Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, 13 Dec 2010 to 14 Dec 2010, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology and Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, (National)

Root tensile properties of three potential slope plants in Malaysia, The 2nd International Conference on Ground Bio- and Eco-Engineering The Use of Vegetation to Improve Slope Stability., 14 Jul 2008 to 18 Jul 2008, (International)

Plant Physiological and root assessments of potential slope plants., Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference 2011, 21 Nov 2011 to 23 Nov 2011, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, (National)

The promising effects of pre-aluminum treatment on physiology and carbon sequestration of potential acidic slope plants, 3rd International Conference on Soil Bio- and Eco-Engineering The Use of Vegetation to Improve Slope Stability, 23 Jul 2012 to 27 Jul 2012, (International)

Vegetation and Slope Stabilisation - Malaysian Perspectives, 3rd ASIAHORCs Joint Symposium. Global Change in Asia: A perspective of land use change, 24 Oct 2011 to 27 Oct 2011, National Natural Science Foundation of China, (International)
 
Poster

Slope eco-engineering: engineering properties of plant species for prevention of slope failure, Launch of Institute of Ocean and Earth Science, 17 Jan 2008, (University)

The root profile of Avicennia alba in Carey Island, Selangor. Poster and Abstract presented., First International Conference on Managing Ecosystem Health on Tropical Seas: Environmental Management of Coastal Ecosystems., 19 Oct 2010 to 21 Oct 2010, UNESCO, MOSTI,UPM, (International)

Phenological growth stages of a landscape tree, Xanthostemon chrysanthus., Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference 2011, 21 Nov 2011 to 23 Nov 2011, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, (National)

Physiological and mechanical properties of selected plants for slope protection., Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference 2011, 21 Nov 2011 to 23 Nov 2011, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, (National)
 
Presenter

Application of Bio-engineering for slope stabilization: pull-out and field shear box tests on rooted soils., Symposium on Geohazard and Geo-environmental Engineering, 01 Dec 2009

The effect of pre-acidic treatment on the growth of selected slope plants, The 20th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference, 01 Dec 2009

The contribution of Leucaena leucocephala to natural succession and stability of the slope., Seminar on `Bio-engineering, ecosystem assessment and species, 08 Dec 2007 to 09 Dec 2007, (National)

SUPERVISION

 
Role As Advisor At First Degree Level
(Academic Session), (No. of Candidates), (No. of Contact Hours Per Year)

2011/2012, 28, 4

2010/2011, 3, 4

2009/2010, 3, 4

2008/2009, 3, 4

2007/2008, 3, 4

2006/2007, 8, 4

2005/2006, 11, 4
 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Masters Degree, Zarana Maryam Rasheed, Ecology and Eco-physiology of Mangroves, 2009/2010

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Abdolhossein Khalilnejad, Geotechnical Engineering, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Mohammed Saifuddin, Plant Physiology, 2008/2009

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Mohammad Moneruzzaman, Plant Physiology, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Siti Sara Seera Bt Mustafa Kamil, Geotechnical Engineering, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Alazhar Bin Hassin, Soil microbiology and slope stability, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Rohailah Bt. Mohd Idris, Acidic-tolerant slope plants, 2006/2007

Ongoing

Masters Degree, Hana Marlin Mahfodz, Analisis profil protein daripada Polygonum minus, 2012/2013

Masters Degree, Muhammad Afiq Abdul Rashid, Ecological Engineering, 2012/2013

Masters Degree, Ahmad Bakrin Sofawi Abu Bakar, Environmental Science and Management, 2012/2013

Masters Degree, Nurul Izzaty Abu Zelan, Environmental Science and Management, 2012/2013

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Mohammed Saifuddin, Slope Stability and Plant Biotechnology, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Aimee Halim, Environmental Science, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Mohamad Nordin Abdullah, Environmental Science, 2010/2011

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Ahmad Nazarudin Bin Mohd Roseli, Plant Eco-physiology, 2010/2011

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Farah Shahanim Mohamed Mohidin, Physiology of forest tree, 2010/2011

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Hilyah Bt. Mohd Khalid, Alternative Agronomic Management in Rice Cultivation, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Intan Filzah Bt.Mahmod, Water Use Efficiency in Rice under Dry Cultivation, 2008/2009
 
First Degree/Diploma/Pre-Degree
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed

Penyelia Latihan Industri, 2012/2013, 4

Ecology and Natural Succession of Slope, 2012/2013, 3

Penyelia Latihan Mengajar, 2011/2012, 2

Slope plant growth and root profiles, 2011/2012, 3

Plant Eco-physiology and Erosion Rate, 2009/2010, 4

Root reinforcement properties and slope stabilization, 2008/2009, 4

Natural succession and slope stabilization, 2007/2008, 6

Plant water relations, plant resistance to extreme slope conditions and slope stability, 2006/2007, 10

Plant physiological responses towards acidic condition, 2005/2006, 7

Ongoing

Plant eco-physiology and bio-engineering, 2013/2014, 2

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).

Invited Researcher (Identification of root functional and structural traits and their patterns across climatic zones), Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD) and Botanique et Bioinformatique de L\'architecture des Plantes (AMAP), Montpellier, FRANCE, 2011, 4, (International)

Soil-Root Matrix Reinforcement (Project Leader), Public Works Department Malaysia, 2007, 18, (University)

Rehabilitation of acidic slope (Researcher), Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan (PLUS) Bhd., 1999, 36, (National)

Vegetation and Slope Stabilisation (Researcher), Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan (PLUS) Bhd., 1995, 36, (National)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

Plant Physiology (Chapter in book), Open University Malaysia, Module writer, 2003-2004, (University)

Physiology Practical, Open University Malaysia, Coordinator, 2003-2005, (University)

Penggubal Soalan Biologi, Kementeriaan Pelajaran Malaysia, Penggubal, 2006-2008, (National)

Pemeriksa Skrip Jawapan Biologi, Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia, Pemeriksa, 2006-2010, (National)

Journal reviewer, Ecological Engineering (Elsevier), Manuscript reviewer, 2007-Present, (International)

Scientific Committee, 1st International Conference of Soil & Roots Engineering Relationship. Ardebil Province, IRAN, 24-26 May 2010., International Company of Soil Eco-engineering Research (ICSER), Scientific Committee, 2009-2010, (International)

Reviewer, Journal of Tropical Plant Physiology, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, Editor, 2009-Present, (National)

Invited Chairman for Conference Session 'Applied Aspects - the Practitioner's Point of View II' at the 3rd International Conference on Soil Bio- and Eco-engineering., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Chairman, 2012-2012, (International)

Editorial Board, Journal of Tropical Plant Physiology, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, Editorial Board, 2013-2014, (National)

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


Post Graduate

RESEARCH METODOLOGY, 2012/2013(2), 50, 3

RESEARCH METODOLOGY, 2009/2010, 60, 7

First Degree

LIFE PROCESSES, 2013/2014(1), 147, 10

EMBANKMENT AND SLOPE MANAGEMENT, 2013/2014, 6, 70

SOIL SCIENCE, 2012/2013(2), 24, 35

LIFE PROCESSES, 2012/2013(1), 158, 0

EMBANKMENT AND SLOPE MANAGEMENT, 2012/2013(1), 23, 70

LIFE PROCESSES, 2011/2012(1), 155, 9

SOIL SCIENCE, 2011/2012(2), 22, 35

SLOPE MANAGEMENT, 2011/2012(2), 11, 70

PENGURUSAN DAN SAINS TANAH, 2010/2011, 22, 56

SLOPE MANAGEMENT, 2010/2011, 24, 70

Biostatistics, 2009/2010(1), 97, 60

Pengurusan dan Sains Tanah, 2009/2010(2), 21, 70

Slope Management, 2009/2010(1), 33, 70

SLOPE MANAGEMENT, 2008/2009(1), 9, 70

LIFE PROCESSES, 2008/2009(1), 241, 18

BIOSTATISTICS, 2008/2009(1), 150, 48

PENGURUSAN DAN SAINS TANAH, 2008/2009(2), 28, 70

PENGURUSAN DAN SAINS TANAH, 2007/2008(2), 30, 70

SLOPE MANAGEMENT, 2007/2008(1), 40, 70

BIOSTATISTICS, 2007/2008(1), 200, 54

LIFE PROCESSES, 2007/2008(1), 250, 18

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

Effectiveness of five herbaceous plant species used for slope eco-engineering in Northeast China. Ecological Engineering (Elsevier). Article reviewer., Article , 

The influence of slope gradient on the anchorage of root system. Ecological Engineering (Elsevier). Article reviewer., Article , 

Revegetation of steep rock slopes: planting climbing vegetation species in artificially drilled holes. Ecological Engineering (Elsevier). Article Reviewer., Article , 

Risk Degree of debris flow applying neural networks. Ecological Engineering (Elsevier). Article reviewer., Article , 

Biostatistics for the healthcare. Mc-Graw Hill. Book Reviewer., Book , 

The population biology of straits rhododendron (Melastoma malabathricum L.). PhD thesis. Internal Examiner., Thesis , 

Descriptive analyses on the new biotype of weedy rices in Selangor North-west Project, Malaysia. MSc thesis. Internal Examiner., Thesis , 

Prestasi spesies tumbuhan terpilih dan hubungannya terhadap peribahan cirian tanih dalam aplikasi bio-kejuruteraan di Pusat Penyelidikan Bukit Fraser, Pahang. MSc thesis, External Examiner, Thesis ,  (2010-2010)

The effect of root system architecture on providing shearing resistance to root-permeated soils. Ecological Engineering (Elsevier). Article Reviewer., Article In Journal , 

The effects of salt stress on certain physiological parameters in summer savory (Satureja hortensis L.) plants, Article In Journal ,  (2010-2010)

Reviewer Journal of Tropical Plant Physiology, Article In Journal ,  (2012)

Allometric Relationship of Trees Based on Ecological Grouping in Hill Dipterocarp Forest, Peninsular Malaysia. MSPPC Transaction 2009., Article In Proceeding ,  (2009)

Head, Scientific and Technical, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference 2012., Article In Proceeding ,  (2012-2012)

Preliminary Assessment of the Impacts of Recreation Activities on Growth and Chlorophyll Fluorescence of Tristaniopsis fruticosa in Mount Tahan. MSPPC Transaction 2009., Article In Proceeding ,  (2009)

Correlating Morphological and Physiological Characters of Hopea odorata Planted in Urban Areas. MSPPC Transaction 2009., Article In Proceeding ,  (2009)

Effects of Different Soil Conservation Practices on Soil Chemical Properties in a Sloping Land Oil Palm Plantation. MSPPC Transaction 2009., Article In Proceeding ,  (2009)

Understorey Light Variations in Chronosequence Rehabilitated Forest Stands. MSPPC Transaction 2009., Article In Proceeding ,  (2009)

Studies on postharvest physiological and biochemical changes in dragon fruits Hylocereus polyrhizus and vacuum packaging to extend shelf life, Assessor., MSc Candidature Defense , 

Penggubal soalan STPM 2012, Soalan STPM ,  (2012-2012)

Penyelia Latihan Mengajar sem Khas 2011/2012, students ,  (2012-2012)

Lipid and Eicosanoids from selected Malaysian fishes, Assessor, MSc Candidature Defense , 

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

Contribution to '7 UM Research Grand Challenges' at UM Research Mapping Workshop, (University), 11-Jun-13 until 12-Jun-13

Penggubal Soalan Biologi Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia, (National), 08-Jan-13 until 19-Jun-14

Honorary Secretary, Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology, (National), 20-Dec-11 until 29-Aug-13