Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. HAZREENA BINTI HUSSEIN

  • Associate Professor

  • Department of Architecture
    Faculty of Built Environment
  •    603-79677674
  •   reenalambina@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY

 

Hazreena Hussein has over 20 years of progressive teaching and research experience at the University Malaya. Her research interests are on Person-Environment interactions, inclusive access to outdoor environments and Multisensory stimulation environments. The particular focus of her doctoral work has been on accessible design in relation to the use of sensory gardens, particularly by children with special educational needs. She has been the Principal Investigator for a number of projects: 'Urban park characteristics in integrating mental health comorbid with non-communicable diseases through salivary cortisol pattern and spatial analysis' (2019-2022)', `Landscape identity of Cameron Highlands Hill Station: Soundscape`(2013-2017) and `Enhancing wellbeing through recreational and sensory therapy in landscape design`(2014-2017). Hazreena has been granted seed money from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) on `The physiological responses to Therapeutic Sensory Stimulation Garden: A pilot study (2016-2017). Her work has been awarded as the Best Paper at the AicE-Bs Conference in London (2013). Other recognitions awarded by UM, include The Distinguish Service Award (2012), PhD completion period less than 4 years (2010) and Excellent Service Award (2005, 2014 & 2020). Since 2012, she serves as the Editorial Board of Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies and Journal of Asian Behavioural Studies. Having travelled extensively, she is particularly keen on obstacle racing and trail running. 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Coordinator of the Publication (others) for the Faculty of Built Environment, Faculty, 01/03/2021 to present
  • Coordinator of the Time Table and Exam for the Department of Architecture, Faculty, 18/12/2020 to present
  • Committee member for preparation of curriculum review documents for the Master of Architecture program, Faculty, 07/01/2021 to 31/12/2021
  • Committee Member of Dissertations, Guidebooks and Reference Books, Faculty, 11/10/2019 to 10/10/2020
  • Coordinator of the Student Holistic Empowerment Courses (SHE), Faculty, 19/07/2019 to 18/09/2020
  • Evaluation Panel of the FRGS scheme Phase 1/2019, University Malaya, 08/07/2019 to 08/08/2019
  • Interviewer for admission to undergraduate studies program intake 2019/2020 session, Faculty, 12/06/2019 to 13/06/2019
  • Committee Member of the appointment of academic staff (adhoc) , Faculty, 29/04/2019 to 29/04/2019
  • Interviewer for admission to undergraduate studies program intake 2018/2019 session, Faculty, 28/05/2018 to 30/05/2018
  • Evaluation Panel of the FRGS scheme Phase 1/2018 , University Malaya, 01/05/2018 to 31/05/2018
  • Committee Member of Dissertations, Guidebooks and Reference Books, Faculty, 02/06/2017 to 01/06/2018
  • Committee of Higher Degree, Faculty, 10/10/2016 to 09/10/2018
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Design and Built Environment, International, 16/09/2016 to 15/09/2018
  • Faculty Representative of Library University Malaya, Faculty, 10/08/2015 to 09/08/2018
  • Committee Member of the Organizing Graduation Dinner 2017, Faculty, 23/10/2017 to 23/10/2017
  • Committee Member of the Jubilee Architecture Symposium Merdeka , International, 08/08/2017 to 26/08/2017
  • Interviewer for admission to undergraduate studies program intake 2017/2018 session, Faculty, 23/05/2017 to 13/06/2017
  • Committee Member of Dissertations, Guidebooks and Reference Books, Faculty, 10/10/2016 to 09/10/2017
  • Faculty Representative for Test Run System Application Promotion through Online, Faculty, 21/12/2016 to 21/12/2016
  • Interviewer Panel for the admission to the Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Faculty, 24/05/2016 to 25/05/2016
  • Department Representative of Teaching and Learning (E-Learning, Spectrum, SKMS), Faculty, 01/02/2014 to 31/12/2016
  • Department Representative of Research and Publication , Faculty, 22/08/2011 to 15/09/2016
  • Coordinator (Master in Landscape Management), University Malaya, 14/05/2014 to 13/05/2015
  • Task Force of University of Malaya Strategic Plan for infrastructure planning, development and review, University Malaya, 11/06/2013 to 11/06/2014
  • Advisor (documentation division) of the 25th Architectural Workshop, University of Malaya, University Malaya, 21/08/2013 to 25/08/2013
  • Task Force of Curriculum Review Documentation for Bachelor of Science in Architecture , Faculty, 09/04/2013 to 10/04/2013
  • Assistant Coordinator of the RIBA Accreditation Visit, Faculty, 10/02/2010 to 21/05/2013
  • Faculty of Built Environment Library Committee, Faculty, 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2013
  • Acting Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 14/11/2011 to 29/02/2012
  • Supervisor for GXEX1414. Exam Semester 2, 2011/2012, Faculty, 05/06/2012 to 05/06/2012
  • Task Force of Documentation for Masters of Architecture and RIBA documentation, 08/12/2011 to 31/12/2012
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 14/11/2011 to 29/02/2012
  • Coordinator of the Foundation Built Environment Program (Program Asasi Alam Bina), Faculty, 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2012
  • Task Force of yearly activity report, Faculty, 22/11/2004 to 31/12/2012
  • Liaison officer for the South East Asia Housing Programme (KYUNG HEE UNI) and Architecture Department (UM), University Malaya, 06/01/2011 to 05/05/2011
  • Task Force of Landscape Design Revitalisation for Faculty of Built Environment, Faculty, 01/04/2010 to 30/04/2011
  • Task Force for Undergraduate Architecture Admission for 2010/2011 session, Faculty, 01/04/2010 to 01/04/2011
  • Task Force for Direction of Landscape Architecture Studies, National, 16/04/2010 to 16/10/2010
  • Organiser (AJK) ASEAN Post Graduate Seminar in Built Environment, University Malaya, 06/12/2004 to 07/12/2005
  • Organiser (AJK) Management in Construction Researchers Association Conference(MICRA), University Malaya, 01/10/2004 to 05/05/2005
  • Coordinator for Department of Architecture Time Table and Exam , Faculty, 01/04/2003 to 01/04/2004
  • Documentation Advisor of Architectural Workshop XVI, University Malaya, University Malaya, 08/04/2002 to 11/04/2003
  • Organiser (AJK) Barrier-Free Built Environment Workshop, Faculty, 01/01/2002 to 26/01/2002
  • Secretariat of Staff Welfare, Faculty, 01/08/2000 to 01/08/2002
  • Chairman of 'Keindahan dan Kebersihan', Faculty, 03/04/2000 to 03/04/2002
  • Organiser (AJK) of FIABCI-CIDB-FAB Official Opening 2001, University Malaya, 01/08/2001 to 14/08/2001
  • Task Force of Orientation 2000/2001 session, Faculty, 02/05/2001 to 15/05/2001
  • Task Force of preparation for 'Lembaga Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia', Faculty, 01/01/2001 to 01/02/2001
  • Organiser (documentation division) of Architectural Workshop XIII, University of Malaya, University Malaya, 01/02/1999 to 05/02/1999
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PHD IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, THE UNIV. OF EDINBURGH, UK (2009), ALAM BINA(Sensory Garden), EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
  • MA, THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIV, UK (1998), LANSKAP(LANSKAP), MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
  • POST. DIP. IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, THE UNIV. OF SHEFFIELD, UK (1997), LANSKAP(GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE), UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, UK
  • BA,LANDSCAPE DESIGN, 2ND CLASS HONOUR (1ST DIV.),THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNI, LANSKAP(LANSKAP), MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
  • DIPLOMA, SENI RUPA BUMI(SENI RUPA BUMI), UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA (UITM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Registered Member of AMER for the year 2022, Member, 2022 to present (International)
  • Registered Member of AMER for the year 2021, Member, 2021 to 2022 (International)
  • Board (Advisory & Review), Advisory Board, Since 2012 (International)
SPECIALIZATION
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