Curriculum vitae

1.0 PERSONAL DATA 

Name Abdullah Sani Bin Ahmad
Date of Birth 18th March 1961
Place of Birth Selangor, Malaysia
Marital Status Married
 Home Address H31, Kolej Rahman Putra,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai
Johor, Malaysia
Office Address Department of Architecture
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai
Johor, Malaysia

                                                                                      

2.0 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

2001        Doctor Of Philosophy (Architectural Management) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

1991        Post Graduate Diploma in Structural Engineering, Univ. of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, U.K.

1987        Diploma in Architecture (Honours), Polytechnic of North London, U.K.

1982       Diploma in Architecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

 

3.0 PROFESSIONAL AND NON-PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Registered Graduate Architect
Board of Architect Malaysia (LAM)
Registration No: AG/A 213 (1998)
ISO 9000 Auditor/Lead Auditor
Certified and Accredited under IRCA A2164 and JAS-ANZ (1998)
Ahli Kelab Warisan (Keris) (2003 – present)
Tenaga Penggerak Biro Tata Negara (J-0975-S12)
Ahli Value Management (2007)
No. Keahlian IVMM 00088 (M)
Member (2001-2006)
Persatuan Pelayang Johor
Secretary (1998-2000)
Persatuan Senilukis Rekacipta Johor (SERUPA)

 

4.0           ADMINISTRATION/ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Principal of Rahman Putra College, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, June 2012 – Present
  • Head of Department, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, UTM, May 2009 – June 2011.
  • Head of research on Direction of Architectural Education in Malaysia, by Ministry of Higher Education, 2010.
  • Head of Department, Post graduate Studies, FAB,UTM August 2006 – Sept. 2008
  • Head of Panel X-Factor Thesis Program, 2008 – present
  • Management Representative (MR) ISO 9001/2000, FAB 2006 – April 2009
  • Head of Internal Quality Auditor ISO9001/2000,FAB, 2005
  • Head of Panel Management Thesis Program, 2004-2007
  • Task Force Committee Member For Franchise Program, FAB, 2004
  • Deputy Director for the Study of Built Environment in the Malay World, 2002-2006
  • Head of Internal Examiners for Postgraduate Program in Architecture, 2002-2006
  • Advisory Panel to Postgraduate Program in Architecture, 2002-2006
  • Internal Examiners for Postgraduate Program in Architecture, 2002-2006
  • Head of Panel ‘Semangat Berpasukan’ (Critical Success Factor), JSB,FAB,UTM, Sept. 2002-2003
  • Department Curriculum Review Committee Member, JSB,FAB,UTM, Sept. 2002- August 2012
  • Internal Auditor ISO 9001:2000, Faculty of Built Environment, UTM, October 2001-2004
  • Head of Technology Panel (Practice and Management), JSB, FAB, UTM, 2001-2003
  • Head of Department (Architecture) 1996.

 

5.0           ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

June 1982 – June 1987 Assistant Lecturer B
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 July 1987 – June 2001  Assistant Lecturer A
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 June 1996 – Dec 1996  Head of Department
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 June 2001- Dec 2004  Lecturer
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 Jan 2005 – July 2006  Senior Lecturer
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Aug 2006 – Present Associate Professor
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Aug 2006 – Sept. 2008 Head of Department
Post-Graduate Studies,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
May 2009 – June 2011 Head of Department
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

 

6.0           OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

April 1982 – May 1982 Architectural Technical Assistance
State Economic Development Corporation, Selangor
 July 1984 – Aug 1985 Architectural Practical Training
A. Karim Arkitek, Johor Bahru, Johor
1992 – 1995 Part-Time Architectural Practice
Alam Bina Lanskap, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

 

7.0           TEACHING COURSES

(a)          Undergraduate

1)            Architectural Design

  • Architectural Structure
  • Research Methodology
  • Design Leadership
  • Expedition (elective)
  • Warisan senibina (Measured Drawing)
  • Landscape
  • Practical Training
  • Material and Technology
  • Building Services

 

(b)           Postgraduate 

  • Building Performance
  • Performance Management
  • Research Methodology

 

8.0           RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  1. Title:                       Johor Traditional Waterfront Architecture

Duration:                 January 1990 to December 1990

Value:                     RM10,000.00

Source:                   IRPA RM6

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No    :               62041

  1. Title: The Study of the Operational Sustainability of the Public/Semi-Public   Buildings in Malaysia.

Duration:                 1 December 2001 to 30 November 2002

Value:                     RM19,000.00

Source:                   Research Management Centre, UTM.

Role:                       Project Leader/Researcher

Vot. No:                  71794

  1. Title: Design Models for Malay Landscape Furniture

Duration:                 July 2003 to June 2004

Value:                     RM20,000.00

Source:                   Research Management Centre, UTM.

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No:                  71995

  1. Title: Total Quality Management Implementation in Malaysia

Duration:                 1997

Value:                     RM20,000.00

Source:                   Research & Development Unit (UPP), UTM (1997)

Role:                       Researcher

Vot. No:                  61811

  1. Title: Developing Quality Design Management Procedures

Duration:                 January 1998 to 31 December 2000

Value:                     RM230,850.00

Source:                   IRPA RM7

Role:                       Researcher

Vot. No:                  72133

  1. Title: Architectural Design Management: The Development of Best Practices   Model Based on the Quality Management System Requirements

Duration:                 September 1999 to August 2001

Value:                     RM110,200.00

Source:                   IRPA RM7

Role:                       Researcher

Vot. No:                  72169

  1. Title: Investigation on The Elements Of Malay Landscape Design

Duration:                 Nov 2003 to Oct 2005

Value:                     RM114,000.00

Source:                   IRPA RM8

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No:                  74226

  1. Title: Developing A Comprehensive Architectural design Brief Process Model

Duration:                 July 2003 to June 2005

Value:                     RM90,000.00

Source:                   IRPA RM8

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No:                  74214

  1. Title: Investigating The Relationship Between Low Cost Flats Layouts On Social Contacts Among Residents

Duration:                 01.04.2010 – 31/3/2012

Value:                     RM37,000.00

Source:                   FRGS

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No:                  78656

  1. Title: Kajian Halatuju Pendidikan Senibina Malaysia

Duration:                 2010

Value:                     RM74,000.00

Source:                   MOHE

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No:

  1. Title: History of Johor Malay Architecture

Duration:                 November 2012 – October 2013

Value:                     RM500,000.00

Source:                   State Government of Johor.

Role:                       Researcher

Vot. No:

  1. Title:  Building Design and Cities Future: Identifying Building Role in De-Carbonizing Urban Development.

Duration:                 July 2014 – June 2016

Value:                     RM68,000.00

Source:                   FRGS.

Role:                       Project Leader

Vot. No:                   7821.4F585

 

9.0           CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

  1. Title: Urban Forest Phase 2: Camping Ground

Location:                 Johor Bahru

Client:                     Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru

Value:                     RM2883,946.70

Duration:                 1992 to 1995

 

2. Title: Agro – Tourism Development of Sungai Sarang Buaya

Location:                 Sungai Sarang Buaya Hilir, Batu Pahat, Johor.

Client:                     MDBP, Batu Pahat, Johor.

Value:                     RM 50,000.00

Duration:                 1994 to 1995

 

3. Title: Urban Forest Phase 3: Children Play Ground

Locatioon:               Johor Bahru

Client:                     Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru

Value:                     RM4,563,450.90

Duration:                 1995 to 1996

 

  1. Title: Johor Cultural Village Development

Duration:                 Sept 2012 – Ogos 2014

Value:                     RM40,000,000.00

Source:                   State Government of Johor

Role:                       Researcher

Vot. No:

 

10.0         WRITING/PUBLICATION

Azhan Abdul Aziz, Abdullah Sani Ahmad & Sharifah Salwa Syed Mahdzar
Relationships of Spatial Properties in Low-Cost Flat Configurations and Residents’ Local Social Contacts AicE-Bs 2012 Cairo, ASIA Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies, Mercure Le Sphinx Cairo Hotel, Giza, Egypt, 31 October – 2 November 2012

Abdul Aziz, A., Ahmad, A. S., & Nordin, T. E. (2012).  Vitality of Flats Outdoor Space. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 36(0), 402-413. (KUCHING) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812005113

Abdul Aziz, A., & Ahmad, A. S. (2012). Low Cost Flats Outdoor Space as Children Social Environment. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 38(0), 243-252. (KUCHING) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812008257

 Azhan Abdul Aziz, Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Aminatuzuhariah Megat Abdullah
Impacts of Flats Physical Environment on Local Social Network ICAFBE12 (CHINA), 2012.

Azhan Abdul Aziz & Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Social Interaction And Sense Of Community In Malaysian Low Cost Flats (SEATUC), Bangkok, 2012.

Azhan Abdul Aziz & Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Tajul Edrus Nordin
Vitality of Flats Outdoor Space. Asean Conference on Environment-Behaviours Studies (AcE-Bs 2011), Bandung Indonesia. 15-17 June 2011.

Shahril Anwar Mahmud, Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Aminatuzuhariah Megat Abdullah
Posessions, Practice and Space Adequacy in Homes: Initial Findings. Asean Conference on Environment-Behaviours Studies (AcE-Bs 2011), Bandung Indonesia. 15-17 June 2011.

Azhan Abdul Aziz & Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Children Social Interaction in Low Cost Flats. 5th SEATUC Simposium, Hanoi Unversity of Science and Technology, Vietnam, 24-25 February 2011.

Aminatuzuhariah Megat Abdullah & Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Inculcation of Generic Skills to Architectural Skills Through Studio Projects – Case Study: Kg. Bakar Batu Development Project. 5th SEATUC Simposium, Hanoi Unversity of Science and Technology, Vietnam, 24-25 February 2011.

Azhan Abdul Aziz & Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Low Cost Flats Outdoor Space as Children Social Environment.  Asian Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviours Studies (AicE-Bs 2010) Kuching Sarawak, 7-9 December 2010.

Azhan Abdul Aziz & Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Home-making in Low Cost Housing Area.  Ist. National Conference of Environmental Behaviours, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, Nov. 14-15, 2009.

Paolo Cucchi and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Bridging Academic and Cultural Gap of Architectural Students through International Competitions, 4th QSapple Conference, Korea 9-11 July, 2008.

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Fawazul Khair Ibrahim, Jamil Abu Bakar and Joharudin Samion
Warisan Laman Melayu Johor. Terbitan Jabatan Landskap Negeri Johor, 2008, ISBN 978-983-42194-1-3

Abdullah Sani Bin Ahmad
Pemikiran Kreatif Dalam Rekabentuk Senibina Landskap Melayu, Persidangan Antarabangsa Peradaban Melayu III, The Legend, Kuala Lumpur 2 & 3 Februari 2007.

Farisham Abu Samah and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Comparative Study on the Holistic Theoretical Approach For Hillside Development and the Current Approach That Is Being Adopted On Site, Post Graduate Seminar, FAB, UTM, 2007

Zulkifli Ismail and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Modularity Concept in Traditional Malay House in Malaysia, Post Graduate Seminar, FAB, UTM,  2006.

Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Pengaruh Budaya Dalam Pembentukan Identiti Landskap Melayu. Jemputan Pembentangan Kertas Kerja Seminar Wacana Intelek Ke Arah Pembentukan Taman Malaysia. Fakulti Senibina, Perancangan & Ukur, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, 8-9 Ogos 2005.

Faridah Adnan, Johan Victor Torrance and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Development of Framework for Curvilinear architecture Forms in Malaysia.
Management in Construction Research Association 4rd Annual Conference, 4-5 May 2005, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

Faridah Adnan, Ismail Rahmat and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Best Practices Framework on the Utilisation of Steel in the Malaysian Construction Industry. Management in Construction Research Association 4rd Annual Conference, 4-5 May 2005, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

Zulkifli Ismail and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Management in Construction Research Association 3rd Annual Conference, 4-5 May 2004.

Aminatuzuhariah Megat Abdullah and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
The Use Of Value Management System To Mitigate Problems In Construction Industry. MICRA 3rd Annual Conference and General Meeting. AB Motel, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah, 4 -5 May 2004.

Nurdina Md. Nor, Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Abdul Hakim Mohammad
Business Process For Architectural Design Brief – An Industrial Perspective. MICRA 3rd Annual Conference And General Meeting. AB Motel, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah, 4 -5 May 2004.

Azeli Samsuri, Abdullah Sani Ahmad dan Abdul Hakim Mohamad
Pandangan Umum Terhadap Proses Pengurusan Brief Dalam Proses Rekabentuk. MICRA 3rd Annual Conference and General Meeting 2004, AB Motel, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah, 4 -5 May 2004.

Zulkifli bin Ismail and Abdullah Sani Ahmad.
Industrialised Timber Building System With Traditional Malay House Jointing Methods And Construction. MICRA 3rd Annual Conference And General Meeting. AB Motel, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah, 4 -5 May 2004.

Hazel Khamis, Abdullah sani Ahmad dan Jamil Abu Bakar
Imej dan Identiti Senibina Lanskap Melayu. Persidangan Antarabangsa Peradaban Melayu II. The Legend, Kuala Lumpur, 26-28 Februari 2004

Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Jamil Abu Bakar
Senibina Lanskap Melayu Tradisi-Analisis dari Perspektif Nilai, Seminar Za’ba Mengenai Alam Melayu 2003, Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 12-14 August 2003

Jamil Abu Bakar and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Halaman warisan Melayu, Seminar Za’ba Mengenai Alam Melayu 2003, Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 12-14 August 2003

Aminatuzuhariah bte Megat Abdullah and Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Thermal Comfort Level of Double Storey Terrace Houses With and Without Air-Well, 1st APNHR Coference on Housing and sustainable Urban Development, Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 1-4 July 2003

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Gurupiah Mursib and Azari Mat Yasir
Program Pembelajaran Untuk Membentuk Arkitek Alaf Baru: Satu Perkongsian Pengalaman Dengan UTM, A Convergence Architecture Forum 2002, USM, Pulau Pinang, 3-6 April 2002

Abdul Hakim Mohamad Abdullah Sani Ahmad Et al.
Perkongsian Pintar Universiti-Industri dalam Penyelidikan dan Pengajaran Pembelajaran: Satu Pengalaman Antara UTM dan KLIAB, Konvensyen Pendidikan UTM 2001, Eden garden Hotel, 7 November 2001

Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Abdul Hakim Mohammed
Keperluan Aspek Pengurusan Dalam Fasa Rekabentuk Senibina. Seminar Kebangsaan Sosio-Ekonomi & IT. Holiday Villa, Alor Setar,  2-4 Nov, 2001

Nurdina Mohd. Noor, Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Abdul Hakim Mohammed
Preparing a Comprehensive Architectural Design Brief, Malaysian Science & Technology Congress, Genting Highland, 7-9 November 2000

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Abdul Hakim Mohammed, Elias Salleh and Nurdina Mohd. Noor
Quality Management in Architectural Design Process: An Industry Survey. Construction Industry: The Challenges Ahead. 4th Asia-Pacific Structural Engineering & Construction Conference, Palace of The Golden Horses, Kuala Lumpur, 13 – 15 Sept. 2000

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Abdul Hakim Mohammed, Elias Salleh and Nurdina Mohd. Noor
A Framework for Managing Architectural Design Phase Best Practice. Expanding Relevance & Enhancing Possibilities in a Knowledge-Based Economy. ISM 2000 CASLE Conference and General Assembly incorporating Malaysian Survey Congress, Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 21 – 24 June 2000

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Elias Salleh and Abdul Hakim Mohammed
Quality Management in the Architectural Design Practice: An Industry Perspective. First Gulf International Quality Conference. Quality Beyond 2000. Challenges & Opportunities.  Holiday Inn, Manama, Bahrain, 10 – 12 April 2000

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Elias Salleh and Abdul Hakim Mohammed
In Search of Best Practices for the Architectural Design Management. Research and Development Priorities in the New Millennium. Malaysian Science & Technology Congress 99, Ming Vista Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 25 – 27 Oct 1999

Abdullah Sani Ahmad, Elias Salleh and Abdul Hakim Mohammed
The Need For Quality Management in The Design Process. Managing Business by Projects, International Project Management Conference 1999,  Helsinki, Finland, Sept 15 – 18 1999

Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Riverine and Estuary Settlements. The Encyclopedia of Malaysia, Vol. XV – Architecture, Editions Didier Millet, Jan. 1998

Abdullah Sani Ahmad
An Overview of Some Japanese Airports Design. Faculty Seminar. Faculty of Planning, University of Tsukuba, Japan. Dec 1996

Abdullah Sani Ahmad
Siri Rekabentuk: Jarak dan Kedalaman. Terbitan tak Berkala. Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 1996

Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Mohd Sarofil Abu Bakar
Eco – Friendly Retreat: An Experienced From Urban Forest Project, Johor Bahru. International Symposium on Ecology and Engineering. Taman Negara Resort, Pahang, Malaysia, 29 Oct – 3 Nov 1994

Abdullah Sani Ahmad and Mohd Sarofil Abu Bakar
Preoccupations: Menangani Perubahan Dalam Senibina. Simposium Senibina. Universiti Sains Malaysia, 28 – 29 July 1994