DR. AU YONG CHEONG PENG

Au Yong Cheong Peng is a senior lecturer in Department of Building Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. He holds a PhD degree in Facilities Management from the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. His research interest is in facilities management and building maintenance. He has published several articles in reputable journals. For instance, his recent publications are "Improving Occupants' Satisfaction with Effective Maintenance Management of HVAC System in Office Buildings" in Automation in Construction; "Prediction Cost Maintenance Model of Office Building Based on Condition-Based Maintenance" in Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc – Maintenance and Reliability; "Office Building Maintenance: Cost Prediction Model” in Gradevinar; “Significant Characteristics of Scheduled and Condition-Based Maintenance in Office Building” and "Participative Mechanisms to Improve Office Maintenance Performance and Customers' Satisfaction" in Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. Other full-text articles can be viewed at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cheong_Peng_Au-Yong or https://malaya.academia.edu/auyongcp. Meanwhile, he has been reviewer for several renowned journals such as Habitat International, Building and Environment, Journal of Engineering Research, Community Development Journal, Facilities, etc. Currently, he is the editorial board member of Journal of Surveying, Construction and Property (JSCP). For more information about Au Yong Cheong Peng, please visit https://umexpert.um.edu.my/auyongcp.html.

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ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SR SYAHRUL NIZAM BIN KAMARUZZAMAN

Syahrul Nizam was born in Klang, Selangor and married to a wonderful wife blessed with three children, Amierul Danish, Sarah Nuha and Ahmad Darwish. Syahrul starts his engineering career when completing a Certificate in Building Services Engineering from Polytechnic Jitra, Kedah (POLIMAS) in 1994. Upon completing his course, he has been a practical technician at the Holiday Inn Shah Alam for 6 months. During his training, Syahrul has been exposed to hands on and management works on maintenance aspects. After completing his studies at POLIMAS, Syahrul have been employed by a Civil & Structure Consultant which company was based in Petaling Jaya. Syahrul have been in the company for 11/2 years as an Autocad-Operator (Draught Person). Due to high enthusiasm and encouragement for continuing studies, Syahrul have been offered a place at University Science of Malaysia entering BSc. (Hons) Housing, Building & Planning course majoring in Building Technology in 1997. Looking at opportunities and support given by the university, Syahrul have continued his studies to the Masters level on Building Technology soon after graduating his first degree in 2000. Upon completing his degree course, Syahrul carried out a practical training as a civil engineer at Majlis Perbandaran Klang. During his training, he has been exposed with building design, procurement and government procedures that leads him to successfully completed the process of designing and tendering for the construction of 20 Units Food Complex in Klang, Selangor.  On leaving the University Science of Malaysia in 2001, Syahrul joined Corak Petikan Sdn. Bhd, a construction company based in Kedah as a Building Coordinator. From this company, Syahrul moved to join a public listed company Negara Properties (M) Berhad in 2002 as the Management Trainee. During this period, he has applied his extensive knowledge in building design, construction materials, construction management and procurements procedures in managing and supervising a construction project located at Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Due to Syahrul great emphasize and interest on research field, Syahrul left his working environment and sailed for United Kingdom to undergo a research on buildings. Syahrul Nizam enrol as a PhD student at UMIST which is now University of Manchester in 2003 and later graduated in 2006 in the field of Building Refurbishment. During his studies, he has actively involved in sports, social activities as well as research arena serving as Housing Bureau, Vice President of Malaysian Research Group, UK to name a few. Pursuing his career as academia, Syahrul Nizam joint University of Malaya on the 27th December 2007 and currently attached to the Building Surveying Department, Faculty of Built Environment as a Senior Lecturer. His research interest is in Building Technology, Construction Engineering, Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Facilities Management. Syahrul is a certified Building Surveyor and also a registered member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (MISM). He is the executive editor of the Journal of Surveying, Construction and Property, editorial board for Journal of Facilities Management, UK (Emerald) and member of the editorial board for several international and local journals. Syahrul currently holds several publications in ISI (WoS) as well as in reputable international and national journal.

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DR. CHE HANG SENG

Hang Seng Che received his BEng degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, in 2009. He then obtained his PhD degree in 2013 under auspices of a dual PhD programme between the University of Malaya and Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK. He currently serves as a senior lecturer in Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Center (UMPEDAC), University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is a frequent reviewer for various technical journals, and is currently serving as an associate editor of IET-Electrical Power Application (IET-EPA) journal. Dr. Che was the recipient of the 2009 Kuok Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Award for his PhD study.  In 2016, he received the Malaysia's Rising Star Award (by Ministry of Higher Education) under the Frontier Researcher category. His research interests include power electronic converters and drives, fault tolerant control and renewable energy generation.  

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RECENT PUBLICATION

Yaqoob, I; Ahmed, E; Gani, A; Mokhtar, S; Imran, M (2017). Heterogeneity-Aware Task Allocation in Mobile Ad Hoc Cloud. IEEE ACCESS

Mo, KH; Goh, SH; Alengaram, UJ; Visintin, P; Jumaat, MZ (2017). Mechanical, toughness, bond and durability-related properties of lightweight concrete reinforced with steel fibres. MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES

Monirul, IM; Kalam, MA; Masjuki, HH; Zulkifli, NWM; Shahir, SA; Mosarof, MH; Ruhul, AM (2017). Influence of poly(methyl acrylate) additive on cold flow properties of coconut biodiesel blends and exhaust gas emissions. RENEWABLE ENERGY

Ahmad, H; Muhamad, A; Sharbirin, AS; Samion, MZ; Ismail, MF (2017). Tunable Q-switched thulium-doped Fiber Laser using multiwall carbon nanotube and Fabry-Perot Etalon filter. OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS

Liaqat, M; Chang, V; Gani, A; Ab Hamid, SH; Toseef, M; Shoaib, U; Ali, RL (2017). Federated cloud resource management: Review and discussion. JOURNAL OF NETWORK AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

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