is a professor in the Department of Building Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, where he has been a faculty member since 2004. He was promoted to the full professor post in July 2013, which make him as one of the youngest professors in the University. Dr. Azlan is also currently a Visiting Professor at School of Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He has held various responsibilities in the academic administration including an Acting Dean, Deputy Dean and Head of Department of the Faculty of Built Environment, UM. Previously, he worked with the building industry since 1998.
Dr. Azlan completed his PhD at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia specialising in building refurbishment. His research interests lie in the area of building maintenance and refurbishment with the focus to improve management strategies. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of built environment, particularly surveying and architecture local and internationally. Dr. Azlan has been involved in a number of academic researches with a total amount of more than RM 1 million and has published over 150 technical publications in journals, proceedings and books.
Dr. Azlan is a Chartered Building Surveyor, UK; a Registered Building Surveyor, Malaysia; a Registered Property Manager, Malaysia; a Professional Technologies, Malaysia; a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (FRISM) and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK (FRICS). He has served on the accreditation, membership and education committee of Building Surveying Division, RISM for more than 10 years.