Rizal teaches building surveying, asset and facilities management business for the department’s accredited programs.
His research interest is in the built environment, particularly in workplace, facility management research, sustainability, and the people relationship in their built environment. He serves as external assessor, examiners at the University Technology Malaysia, UiTM, Polytechnic, and Open University real estate and facility management programs.
He also engaged in editorial boards, consultancies, conducted industry studies, as speakers and corporate training. Rizal represents the University as active member in various project teams including Construction Industry Development Board, the Malaysian Association Facility Management, the National Mirror Committee (NMC) and working groups at the ISO/TC 267 standards development for facility management system.