Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

MR. ASRUL SANI BIN ABDUL RAZAK

  • Lecturer

  • Department of Architecture
    Faculty of Built Environment
  •    +603-79675217
  •   asrulsani@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY

Asrul Sani is a lecturer at the Department of Architecture at the Faculty of Built Environment. He has been involved in teaching, research and consultancy projects for more than 10 years. Among his administrative duties include roles as coordinator for undergraduate architecture program; academic instructor for UM-NUS joint studio program (2016-2017) and UNPAR-ITB joint studio program (2014-2015); studio coordinator for undergraduate architecture year 1 and 2.

He received his M.A (Hons) in Architectural Design and Bachelor of Architecture (Part I and II RIBA) and M.Sc in Design and Digital Media from the University of Edinburgh. Prior to his teaching position, his work experience includes graphic design and illustration, architectural animations and built projects, working in architecture firms and animation companies across Malaysia and the United Kingdom. He is also trained as a qualified graduate technician in the architecture workshop during his architectural studies with particular focus on woodworking and digital fabrication tools. 

His research interest focuses on architectural design process using computational design process and digital fabrication methods and how they inform contemporary architectural design practice. Currently, he is pursuing his doctorate degree at the University of Malaya.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Editorial Board for Journal of Surveying, Construction and Properties (JSCP), International, 01/11/2018 to 30/10/2020
  • Programme Coordinator, National, 21/07/2018 to 21/07/2018
  • Interviewer Panel for Architecture First Degree Intake Program 2018/2019, University Malaya, 02/05/2018 to 07/06/2018
  • Committee for timetable and exam, Faculty, 19/02/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • Committee for Interview Session 15/16, Faculty, 25/04/2015 to 25/04/2016
  • Committee Member - Aktiviti Pelajar, Faculty, 01/02/2014 to 31/12/2016
  • Assessor for Students Industrial Training in Architecture Firms in Kuala Lumpur, Faculty, 10/08/2015 to 21/08/2015
  • Committee Member - Special Tasks, Faculty, 01/06/2014 to 31/12/2015
  • Committee - Teaching and Learning, Faculty, 01/02/2014 to 31/12/2015
  • Acting Head of Department, Faculty, 29/04/2014 to 02/05/2014
  • Committee Member - Pemilihan Kemasukan Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Sains Seni Bina, University Malaya, 27/02/2014 to present
  • Committee Member - Operasi dan Dokumentasi, Faculty, 16/09/2013 to 15/09/2014
  • Committee Member - Pelaksana Kursus Jalinan Masyarakat, Faculty, 16/09/2013 to 15/09/2014
  • Committee Member - Pelaksanaan dan Koordinasi, Faculty, 16/09/2013 to 15/09/2014
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/04/2013 to 30/06/2014
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/09/2012 to 13/06/2013
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • MSC, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA, EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
  • BARCH, SENIBINA, EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
  • MA, SENIBINA, EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • LEMBAGA ARKITEK MALAYSIA, Graduate Member, 2018 to 2019 (National)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • Architecture Education (Theory; Design; Learning)
  • Architecture Technology (Design Media; Digital Construction Practice)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • BAEB1163 - Architectural Computer Graphics, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • BAEB2102 - Theory of Architecture, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • BAEB2276 - Architectural Design Studio Iv, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • BAEB1107 - Architectural Communications, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • BAEB2275 - Architectural Design Studio Iii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • BAED2275 - Architectural Design Studio Iii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • BAEB2276 - Architectural Design Studio Iv, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • BAED2163 - Digital Architecture, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • BIA2002 - Digital Architecture, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • BIA2001 - Architectural Design Studio Iii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • BIA1001 - Architectural Design Studio I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • BIA2002 - Digital Architecture, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Almashjary, B., Zolkafli, U., & Abdul Razak, A. (2020). ESTABLISHING KEY FACTORS TOWARDS IMPLEMENTING INTEGRATED BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) IN AEC INDUSTRY: MALAYSIA STUDY. Journal of Building Performance, 11(1). (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2019
    • Nurul Amira Abd Jalil, Nazli Che Din, Nila Keumala and Asrul Sani Razak. (2019). Effect of model simplification through manual reduction of number of surfaces on room acoustics simulation. Journal of Design and Built Environment, Vol 9(3), 31- 41. (SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Chen Wang, Jeffrey B. H. Yap, Heng Li, Jiayun Chua, Asrul S. Abdul Razak, Faizul A. Mohd Rahim (2018). Topographical survey engineering education retrofitted by computer aided 3D printing. Computer Applications in Engineering Education; Vol 26; Issue 6; November 2018; pp 2116-2130 (WoS)
    2016
    • Relationship between Room Characteristics and Speech Intelligibility in Contemporary Churches in Malaysia, International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (IJAME), 13(2), 3451-3461. (SCOPUS)
    • Rosli, M.F. and Razak, A.S. (2016). To BIM or not to BIM: A Pilot Study on University of Malaya's Architectural Students' Software Preferences. JDBE, Volume 16(1), 13-26. (SCOPUS)
    Book
    2015
    • Nur Mazidah Che Ghani, Asrul Sani A. Razak & Naziaty Mohd Yaacob. 2015. REKA - The Best of Architecture Students Work Class of 2014 University of Malaya. Monograph, Department of Architecture, UM. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya Press
    Book Chapter
    2018
    • Abdul Razak, A. S. (2018). Managing meaningful learning experiences in 21st century architecture education. In Joshi, N. and Johannes Widodo (eds.). Managing change: urban heritage and Community development in historic asian cities. (pp.132 -134). S'pore: NUS publication
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Towards Immersive Architectural Design Process: Interface, Interaction and Intelligence, Consultant, 2018 - 2019 (National)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Digital Media: A Study on Digital Signage to Promote Pedestrianization in Kuala Lumpur, Mohammad Faez bin Mohamad Jais, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Study on Spatial Design in Museums, Phuah Phuay Fan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The Role of Making in Architecture: Understanding Emerging Digital Tools Among Architectural Students in University of Malaya, Kristen Zee Marie Rayner, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The Role of Spatial Design on Public Hospitals, Ho Wenkai, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The Comparison of Classroom Spaces Between National And International School, LOH MEI WEN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • PROJECT INFORMATION COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK USING BIM INTEGRATION FOR ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION (AEC) IN MALAYSIA, BADR MOHAMMED SAEED ALMASHJARY, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Comparative study of BIM and Non-BIM architectural projects at early design phase., Noor Fatin Noordin, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Other
    • PERCEPTIONS AND CHALLENGES OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) IN ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION, MOHD FARIZUDA BIN ROSLI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Technical instructor for laser cutting operation for M.Arch program, 18/09/2018 to 12/10/2018
    • Representing University Malaya in SUKUM-43 2018 (Football), 10/08/2018 to 18/08/2018
    • Design Reviewer for Semester 6 Final Year BSc (Hons) Degree in Architecture, Taylor's University, 04/07/2018 to 04/07/2018
    • Final Design Reviewer for SABD Architectural Design Studio V, Taylor's University., 14/07/2016 to 14/07/2016
    • Panel Penilai bagi Projek Pembangunan 'LEARNING SPACE' Universiti Malaya 2016, 13/05/2016 to 13/05/2017
    • Technical Coordinator - Kelantan Post Disaster Reconstruction Mission, Phase II, Group 1, 06/03/2015 to 09/03/2015
    • Creative Consultation on behalf of Deputy Vice Chancellor's MRUN Video Presentation for Press Conference and Research Success of University of Malaya., 20/02/2014 to 24/02/2014
    • Representing University Malaya in SUKUM 2013 (Football), 02/11/2013 to 10/11/2013
    • Coordinating 'Competition, Media and Technical' for DUALISMA, 25th Architectural Workshop, University Malaya, 21/08/2013 to 25/08/2013
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • A Comparative Study on Architecture Student's Performance on the Usage of Virtual and Physical Design Tools in Architecture Design Project: A Case Study from University of Malaya by Nooradzman Abbas Ahmad (BEA 120027) - Dept. of Architecture, FBE, UM. , 2014 to 2014 (Project)
  • The Readiness and Perception on Virtual Design and Construction: A survey on Architectural Graduates in Malaysia by Muhammad Aizzat Amran (BEA120020) - Dept. of Architecture, UM. , 2014 to 2014 (Project)
  • 3D Printing in Topographical Survey Education by Chua Jia Yun (BEQ 110006) - Department of Quantity Surveying , 2014 to 2014 (Thesis)
  • Implementation of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) in Architecture Schools in Malaysia by Naqib Izzuddin Abu Hassan (BEA 120026) - Dept. of Architecture, FBE, UM. , 2014 to 2014 (Project)
  • A short report on the potential use of emerging digital technology in architectural education: A case study on 3D printing, 2013 (Project)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Digital fabrication technology: Possible roadmap for emerging design education and entrepreneurship skills., Faculty of Built Environment, 2013 (University)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • FBE Strategic Planning Workshop (2015-2020), Administration Unit, Faculty of Built Environment, UM, 2015 - 2020 (Participants)
  • Developing Digital Crafting Lab for the purpose of teaching, research and collaborative design research at Department of Architecture. , Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, 2015 - 2015 (Consultant )
  • Coordination of INBOUND Joint-Studio Programme with Universitas Catholic Parahyangan (UNPAR) , Department of Architecture, Universitas Katholik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia, 2014 - 2015 (Coordinator)
  • Teaching and Learning Committee for Undergraduate Degree Programs , Faculty of Built Environment, UM. , 2014 - 2016 (Committee Member)
  • Curriculum Review for the Program Bachelor of Science in Architecture 2013 , Department of Architecture, Malaysian Architectural Board (LAM) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 2012 - 2013 (Coordinator)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2019 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (APRS2017), Ministry of Eductaion, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Asia Young Designer Award (AYDA) 2017, Nippon Paint Malaysia Sdn Bhd and IJM Land Sdn Bhd, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • Reimagining and Redesigning Malaysia Higher Education Award 2017 - Immersive Learning Experience, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, 2017 (EDUCATION)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2005 (CERTIFICATE)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Induction for training and machine operation for laser cutting for M.Arch candidates, Faculty of Built Environment, 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2019 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SEMINAR
  • Seminar Participants, Drafting an Innovative Facilities Management and Operation (FM&O) Service Contract, 26/08/2014 to 26/08/2014, Department of Building Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya (National)
  • Workshop Participants, Sustainable Design through Building Information Modeling (seminar and workshop), 23/04/2013 to 23/04/2013, University of Malaya (Sustainability Science), Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM), CIDB Malaysia (International)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • Event Organiser , Affordable Green Homes Seminar, 13/03/2013 to 13/03/2013, University of Malaya (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Embracing Building Information Modeling (BIM) into Architectural Education In Malaysia: A Qualitative Study, Council of Heads of Architecture (COHAS) - Resilient Tropical Built Environment, 03/08/2015 to 04/08/2015, Department of Architecture (International)
  • Student's Preferences Using BIM in Design Studio Projects, Professional Practice Forum 2014, 25/06/2014 to 25/06/2014, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia, ARCASIA (Architect Regional Council of Asia) (International)