Muhammad Azzam Ismail, PhD in Built Environment (UNSW) is a Graduate Architect and an expert in green architecture and green building rating. He teaches architecture at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur as a Senior Lecturer. His current research through awarded grants includes building energy consumption management, operational carbon footprint of residential properties and low carbon cities. At national level, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Malaysia Council of Heads of Architecture Schools (COHAS) from 2014-2016. Through his appointment as Fellow at the Tun Syed Zahiruddin Residential College (9th College) and now as the College Master, he supervised and participated in numerous student-led activities including the yearly college award dinner and the "Global Community Service (GLOCOSE)" international community service program to Acheh (Indonesia), Kampung Cham (Cambodia), Tay Ninh (Vietnam) and Lombok. In line with his interest in Sustainability and low carbon cities, he actively delivered capacity building lectures through UMCARES and was awarded UMCARES Certificate of Excellence in Sustainability 2014.