RESEARCHERS@UM


RECENT PUBLICATION

Wahid, K., Nawawi, M., Man, S. (2016). INTERPRETATION AND VIEWS OF QURANIC COMMENTARIES ON THE PLANET BASED ON AL-KAWKAB AND AL-KAWAKIB TERMS. Al-Shajarah

Cheah, Y. H., Yong, K. T. (2016). New records of Bazzania species (Marchantiophyta: Lepidoziaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia with identification key. Cryptogamie Bryologie

Didi, A. L. M., Azman, R. R., Nazri, M. (2016). Sex determination from carpal bone volumes: A Multi Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) study in a Malaysian population. Legal Medicine

Su, N. C., Sulaiman, M., Mohamed, N. S. (2016). Sol-gel Synthesis and Characterizations of MgSO4-Al2O3 Composite Solid Electrolytes. Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems

Samsudin, A., Eames, I., Brocchini, S., Khaw, P. T. (2016). The Influence of Scleral Flap Thickness, Shape, and Sutures on Intraocular Pressure (IOP) and Aqueous Humor Flow Direction in a Trabeculectomy Model. Journal of Glaucoma

LATEST AWARDED GRANT

PASTUER'S QUADRANT FOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT: EXPLORING THE KNOWLEDGE BASE

Language of Sports and Gender Representation in a Local English Pre-independence Newspaper

Autoimmunity in the pathogenesis of severe dengue

Fundamental study of Human Skin Optics for Tropical disease Detection/Management

Quantum Plasmonic Effects on Micro-particles

Development of Hybrid Process for the Removal of Pollutants from Industrial Effluent.

What is Life Like for Our Older Malaysians in Long Term Care?

DR. GOH HONG CHING

Goh Hong Ching is a senior lecturer at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaya. She holds a Doctor of Natural Science degree (Geography) from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, Germany. She received a Bachelor degree in Urban and Regional Planning then a M.Sc. degree in Tourism Planning, from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She worked five years in real estate sector before pursuing her doctoral study when she received a 3-year scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) in 2004 and was attached to the Centre for Development Research (ZEF) in Bonn as junior researcher. She is a corporate member of Malaysia Institute of Planners (MIP) and a registered member of Board of Town Planners Malaysia. She is also an active member of the Forum for Urban Future in Southeast Asia, a network of Southeast Asian and German Experts. She was the visiting scholar participated in the 2014/2015 MIT-UTM Sustainable Cities Program. She is also a member of the Global Young Academy, of which her membership serves a 5-year term 2015-2019.  At present, she is a core member of the Landuse Governance Unit under the Spatial-Environmental Governance for Sustainability Research Centre (UMSERGE). She has two main research interests, i.e., in tourism and in urban studies. For the former, she focuses on tourism governance, tourism planning and impacts management especially in heritage and protected areas. For the latter, on natural resource and environmental issues and governance, sustainable development of cities, urbanization and the related risks.

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PROF. DR. ZURAIDAH BINTI MOHD DON

Zuraidah Mohd Don has built up a balanced academic profile, and has not only developed strengths in research and publication and in teaching, but has also contributed to the university s third mission to the local community, especially in early education. Her research covers a wide field centred on the study of language, ranging from pragmatics, discourse analysis and critical discourse analysis to corpus linguistics, language structure and English Language Teaching. She aims to use linguistic expertise to make a positive contribution to the outside world. She has collaborated extensively with researchers in other disciplines, including computer studies and engineering, and has acted as consultant to MIMOS and other local companies in connection with the development of technologies for Malay. She has over 100 publications, including contributions to the prestigious Journal of Pragmatics, IEICE Transactions, and Text and Talk Through her work in English Language Teaching, she has developed close links with the Ministry of Higher Education, and has headed research projects concerned with investigating standards of English among staff and students in Malaysian public universities. This work has led to the recognition of the need to focus attention on the early stages of learning.

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DR. SARAVANAN PICHIAH

I am Saravanan hail from Tamilnadu, India and leads the  “Environmental Nanomaterials” research group in the Department of Civil Engineering, i am  fascinated in developing modified Nano photocatalysts for sustainable environmental and energy applications. My Aficionado centered at the intersection of unveiling the insight of materials chemistry and implementation predominantly for removal of lethal organic pollutants like EDCs and POPs, reduction of  CO2 to Methane and water split reaction using both solar light and artificial visible light. I also established state-of art analytical facility for environmental engineering research worth RM 2.5million and heading the “Water and Environmental Cluster” . Presently I am a core faculty in Department of Civil Engineering and active research member of Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Center (NANOCAT), University of Malaya since Feb 2010. Prior to UM I  worked as Assistant professor, Department of Chemical Technology, Politechnika Gdańska, Poland; Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Thiruchirappalli, INDIA. I have published more than 40 articles in reputed peer reviewedJournals with a cumulative impact factor of 85, an H-index (WOS) of 10 with 400+ citations.  I am also an active reviewer for leading journals published by RSC, ACS, ELSEVIER, and hold professional membership with Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) and Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

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