Curriculum vitae

PERSONAL PARTICULARS

Mohd. Hamdan Hj. Ahmad, PhD.

Date & Place of Birth:
4th March 1964
Kg. Tg. Batu, Nenasi, Pekan, Pahang

Nationality:
Malaysian

Marital status:
Married

Current Position:
Professor
Executive Director, Institut Sultan Iskandar

Current Address:
Institut Sultan Iskandar,
Level 4, Dewan Sultan Iskandar,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

Permanent Address:
Department of Architecture,
Faculty of Built Environment,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
81310 UTM Skudai,
Johor, Malaysia.

Email: b-hamdan@utm.my, drmedan@gmail.com, drmedan@yahoo.com
Tel: +6075584286 or +6075530142 Fax: +6075570020 Mobile: +60197315756

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Degree Year obtained Institution
B.Arch (Cum Laude) 1987 University of Miami, CoralGables, Florida, USA
PhD in Architecture 1997 University of Manchester,United Kingdom

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

080808-present Professor
2001-2008 Associate Professor
1997-2001 Lecturer
1988-1997 Assistant Lecturers A
Department of Architecture
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru
1986-1987 Teaching Assistant
First Year Design Studio and Critics
School of Architecture, University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

 

CURRENT ADMINISTRATION POST

Executive Director, 1st January 2010 – present
Institut Sultan Iskandar
Urban Habitat & Sustainability
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

PAST ADMINISTRATION POST

  • Deputy Director, 1st August 2009 – 31st December 2009
    Institut Sultan Iskandar of Urban Habitat & Highrise
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Deputy Dean (Post Graduate Studies and Research) – 2005-2009
    Faculty of Built Environment
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru
  • Head of Department (Architecture) – 1997-1999
  • Head of Program (Architecture) – 1996-1997
    Dept. Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION

University Management

  • University Senate Member (Elected Representative), 2011-2013 and 2014-present
    • Lower Senate Committee on Students Affairs and Alumni
    • Lower Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning Facilities
    • Lower Senate Committee on Development and Industry Network

Administration and academic responsibilities in postgraduate program in UTM include:

  • Deputy Dean (Post Graduate Studies and Research) Faculty of Built Environment 2005-2009
  • Advisory Panel to Postgraduate Program in Architecture 1999-present
  • Internal Examiner for Postgraduate Program in Architecture 1998-present
  • Subject Lecturer for Tourism Product Design, Master in Tourism Planning by taught course, 2002
  • Guest Lecturer, Research Methodology Course under SPS 2007 – Present
  • Member JAPSU, 2005-2009
  • Member JKTSPS, 2005-2009

Administration and academic responsibilities in undergraduate program in UTM include:

  • Head of Environmental Architecture Panel Unit 2002-present
  • Fifth Year Urban Design Studio 2003-2004
  • Head of Building Science Laboratory 1999-2005
  • Tutor & Coordinator for 2nd and 3rd Year Design Studio/Program 1989-2005
  • First year Design Studio 1998-1999
  • Head of Department (Architecture) 1997-1999
  • Course Director (Architecture) 1996 – 1997
  • Subject lecturer for Environmental Physic I and II, Environmental Planning and Design, Climatic Architecture Technology, Building Construction and Building Services
  • Design Tutor for Final Year Thesis Students and Head of Thesis Panel
  • Tutor for Topical Studies
  • Coordinator for 4th Year Design Studio 1996/97
  • Coordinator for group C elective subjects 1990/91
  • Internal Panel for Final Year Landscape Architecture Program 1996-present
  • Academic Advisor 1988-present

OTHER TASKS

  • Appointment as Penasihat Persatuan, Majlis Mahasiswa Anak-Anak Pahang UTM (SEPADU), 2015-present
  • Appointment as Ahli Lembaga Pengurusan Maahad Tahfiz Al-Quran Al-Ahmadi (MTQAA), Kg Tering, Tg Batu, Nenasi Pekan Pahang, 2016-present
  • Appointment as Chairman of Presentation Session for Seminar Sinergi Rakyat- Kerajaan Malaysia 2015 (SSRKM2015), 17 December 2015, UTM Kuala Lumpur
  • Appointment as Penilai Bebas untuk Kenaikan Pangkat ke Jawatan Profesor Madya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 30 November 2015 – 30 November 2017
  • Appointment as Journal Reviewer for International Joint-Conference Senvar-Inta-Avan 2015, 24 – 26 November 2015
  • Appointment as the Chairmain for International Joint-Conference Senvar-Inta-Avan 2015, 24 – 26 November 2015
  • Appointment as Facilitator for Bengkel Perancangan Strategik UTM 2015, 29 – 31 October 2015, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Appointment as Keynotes Speaker on Sustainability Leadership Program in Asean Community Higher Education Experiental Transformational Learning in Siam Reap, Cambodia, 27-31 October 2015
  • 70th Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series: Professor Dr. Mohd Hamdan Hj. Ahmad
  • Appointment as Committee Member for Jawatankuasa Rayuan Pemilihan Majlis Perwakilan Pelajar (PMPP) Sesi 2015/16, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Appointment as ‘Panel Penilai Proposal Potential Academic Staff 2015, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Appointment as ‘Jawatankuasa Perlaksana Sempena Sambutan 30 tahun UTM bersama Johor’, 17 September 2015 to 31 October 2015
  • Appointment as ‘Ahli Penyelidik Projek Indeks Syariah Malaysia Bidang Prasarana & Persekitaran, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia from 1 August 2015 to 31 Disember 2015
  • Wakil Senat Dalam Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Tetap Senat Pembangunan dan Mahasiswa & Alumni, 2014 to 2016
  • Wakil Senat Dalam Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Tetap Senat Jaringan Industri dan Masyarakat, 2014 – 2017
  • Wakil Senat Dalam Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa tetap Senat Perpustakaan dan Sumber Pendidikan, 2014-2017
  • UTM Senate Members from 23 January 2014 to 22 January 2017
  • Panel Penilai Agensi Kelayakan Malaysia (MQA), 2014
  • Member of Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia’s (LAM), 2010-present
  • Secretariat to Lawatan Penilaian Penyambungan Akreditasi Program Sarjana Muda, UTM Space, August 2014
  • Appointed as a Secretariat for MyINOVASI 2014 event by Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi
  • Head for MIT-UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program (MSCP), 2014
  • Task Force Plan Global UTM 2014: Research, Innovation and Commercialization Excellence Fasa II
  • Task Force for Research Alliance, UTM; August to November 2014
  • Appointed as a Secretariat to Resolusi Kongres Kediaman Suara Hati, October to December 2014
  • Advisor to Architecture Department’s Curriculum Review Committee, July to December 2014
  • Task Force Generic Skill UTM 2004-present
  • Task Force Double Major-Minor UTM 2004-present
  • Chairman Architecture Curriculum Review Committee 2004-2005
  • Advisor to Architecture Students Society 2003-present
  • Facilitator for PTK 3 (Community Service) 2004
  • Facilitator for PTK4 (Generic Skill) 2004-present
  • Facilitator for SPPT (Generic Skill) 2005-present
  • Taskforce KLCC Diploma Elite New Masterplan 2005
  • Taskforce UTM Bandar Penawar New Satelite Diploma Campus Masterplan 2005
  • Chairman Technical Committee on Design & Built UTM 2009-present
  • Task Force Innovation University UTM 2010
  • Task Force Technology Innovation Entrepreneur CEO Global Forum UTM 2010

AREA OF INTEREST

  • Sustainable Cities and Urban Habitat
  • Sustainable Environmental Architecture
  • Building Performance Studies
  • Architecture Education
  • Public Park Design
  • Eco-Tourism

CONFERENCE/SEMINAR/FORUM

  • Seminar Sinergi Rakyat- Kerajaan Malaysia 2015 (SSRKM2015), 17 December 2015, UTM Kuala Lumpur
  • International Joint-Conference Senvar-Inta-Avan 2015, 24 – 26 November 2015, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • International Conference on Civil Engineering (NICCE) 2015
  • International Conference of Low Carbon Asia (ICLCA), Double Tree Hotel, Johor Bahru, 11 – 12 October 2015
  • 4th Annual Meeting of LoCARNet (Low Carbon Asia Research Network), Double Tree Hotel, Johor Bahru, 11 – 12 October 2015
  • UTM University Presidents Forum 2015, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 12-14 May 2015
  • 6th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities, Thistle Johor Bahru, 9-10th February 2015
  • International Forum on ‘Future City’ Initiative in Malaysia, Thistle Johor Bahru, 8th February 2015
  • 2nd International Conference On Innovation And Technology For Sustainable Built Environment (ICITSBE 2014), Universiti Teknologi Mara, 27 May 2014
  • 2nd World Conference On Islamic Thought & Civilization Contemporary States Of Muslim Affairs, Casuarina @ Meru, Ipoh Perak, 18-19 August 2014
  • International Conference: Green Architecture For Sustainable Living and Environment, 29 November 2014, Bali
  • International Conference on Sustainable Urban Design for Liveable Cities (SUDLiC 2014), UTM Kuala Lumpur, 11-12 November 2014
  • Regional Holcim Awards Ceremony 2014 for Asia Pacific, Jakarta, 12 – 15 November 2014
  • International Conference: Emerging Trends For Sustainable Development And human Capacity Building In The Third World Nations, Scholarlink Research Institute, 28-31 May 2014
  • The 14th International Conference On Sustainable Environment And Architecture, Aceh, Indonesia, 06 – 10 November 2013
  • 1st Asia Future Conference, Bangkok Thailand, 07- 11 March 2013
  • 13th SENVAR 2012 (International Conference On Sustainable Environment And Architecture), Duta Wacana Christian University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 29 November to 02 December 2012
  • Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012, Doha, Qatar, 07- 10 October 2012
  • NAFSA 2012 Annual Conference Dan Expo, Houston, Texas, United States of America, 26 May 2012 04 June 2012
  • The 12th Sustainable Environmental Architecture (Senvar), Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia, 09 – 12 November 2011
  • World Academy Of Science, Engineering And Technology: ICEESD2011:International Conference On Ecosystems, Environment And Sustainable Development, Venice, Italy 26 November to 04 December 2011

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Gold Medal, Invention & Innovation Awards 2016 – Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Portable Device (Team Member)
  • Bronze Medal, Invention & Innovation Awards 2016 – Early Flood Detection Radio Sensor Network (Team Member)
  • Bronze Medal, Invention & Innovation Awards 2016 – Smart Environment monitoring (Team Member)
  • Gold Prize, Seoul International Invention Fair 2015 – Invention of Cooling Wall
  • Gold Prize, Seoul International Invention Fair 2015 – Invention of PAWDEX (Urban Walkability Index Analysis Model)
  • Award of Excellence (Gold), Seoul International Fair 2015, An innovative PAWDEX (Urban Walkability Index Analysis Model)
  • Anugerah Setia Ahmad Shah, from Sultan Pahang 2013
  • Best Paper Awards, Asia Future Conference (AFC) 2013, 8-10 March in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Best Presentation Prize, Asia Future Conference (AFC) 2013, 8-10 March in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Silver Medal, Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta & Inovasi 2007 (UM) (with Asrul Mahjuddin Ressang – Head and Dr Nik Ahmad Kamal Nik Mohd Amin, UM)
  • Bronze Medal, 8th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2006 (INATEX-UTM), 2006
  • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (Excellence Service Award) UTM (Tahun 2005), 2006
  • Consolation Prize, Malaysian Structural Steel Association Design Competition, Public Market – Pontian, 2003
  • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (Excellence Service Award) UTM (Tahun 2002), 2003
  • Finalist, Original Book Category, Design Principles of Atrium Buildings in the Tropics, Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2000, Hari Penerbitan UTM, 2001
  • Dean’s List, University of Miami, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 & 1987
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, University of Miami Chapter , 1986
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, University of Miami Chapter, 1986
  • Third Place,”The South Florida Mansion Competition” organised by The School of Architecture, University of Miami and The Island of Coco Plum, Miami, Florida, U.S.A, 1987
  • Honorable Mention, “Tropical House Competition” organised by AIA South Florida Chapter. 1985
  • Tau Sigma Delta Architectural Honor Society, University of Miami Chapter, 1985

EXTERNAL EXAMINER/MODERATOR PROGRAM

  • External Examiner for Bachelor of Science (Hons) Architecture, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, 2015
  • External Assessor-Master of Architecture (MQA/PA4224), UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, 2015
  • External Reviewer for Dr. Ng Foong Peng, Veronica as Senior Lecturer and Deputy Dean for Architecture & QS School Of Architecture, Building and Design to the rank of Associate Professor, Taylor’s University, 2015
  • External Examiner for the Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours) Programme year 2014/2015 for Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (TARC), 2014
  • External Examiner for Doctoral Thesis Examination Universiti Malaya 2014
  • External Reviewer for Senior Lecture and Deputy Dean for Architecture & QSA School of Architecture, Building and Design, Taylors University, Jan 2015
  • Appointed as a Panel Review for Agensi Kelayakan Malaysia, MQA from 4 July 2014 to 31 July 2017
  • External Examination for Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architecture, Taylors University from 24 July 2014 to 25 July 2014
  • External Examiner for Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, from 21 April 2014
  • Panel Reviewer for GreenRE Manager’s Course, March 2014, 1st Intake, GreenRe, Wisma Redha Kuala Lumpur
  • Panel Reviewer for GreenRE Manager’s Course, July 2014, 2nd Intake, GreenRe, Wisma Redha Kuala Lumpur
  • Panel Reviewer for GreenRE Manager’s Course, September 2014, 3rd Intake, GreenRe, Wisma Redha Kuala Lumpur
  • External Examination for Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Architecture, Taylors University, March 2014
  • External Examination for Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Architecture, Taylors University, 24-25 July 2014
  • Panel Reviewer for ‘Mesyuarat Panel Penilai Kesepakaran Bagi Kenaikan Pangkat ke Jawatan Profesor Madya (DS54)’, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai
  • Panel Reviewer for ‘Kenaikan Pangkat ke Jawatan Profesor’, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai
  • External Reviewer for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, to the position as Senior Lecturer and Deputy Dean for Architecture & QS in School of Architecture, Building & Design, Taylors University, January 2015
  • Appointed as a Chairman for ‘Program Syarahan Perdana Profesor Siri ke-58’, Universiti Teknologi Malysia, Skudai Johor
  • External Examination for Bachelor of Science (hons) In Architecture, March 2014 Semester, Taylor’s University
  • External Moderator for Bachelor Of Science (Hons) Architecture, UTAR, 2013/2014
  • External Moderator for BSc in Architecture, Taylor’s University College, Lakeside Campus, July 2010
  • External Examiner for MSc in Architecture – UPM, 2010
  • Board of Studies for Architecture Programme, Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College (KLIUC), 2010-2012
  • Board of Studies, Kuliyah Architecture and Environmental Design, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (IIUM), 2009-2011
  • External Examiner for MSc in Architecture – Housing, School of Housing Building and Planning, USM, 2010
  • External Examiner for PhD in Architecture, Department of Architecture, Curtin University of Technology, Perth 2008
  • External Examiner for PhD in Architecture – Housing, School of Housing Building and Planning, USM, 2008
  • External Examiner for PhD in Allied Arts, Arts Centre, USM, 2007
  • External Moderator for Diploma in Architectural Technology, Taylor’s College, Petaling Jaya Campus, December 2006
  • External Moderator for Diploma in Architectural Technology, Taylor’s College, Petaling Jaya Campus, May 2006
  • External Moderator for Diploma in Architectural Technology, Taylor’s College, Petaling Jaya Campus, December 2005
  • External Assessment Panel, Final Year Thesis, UIAM, May 2005
  • External Assessor for Final Year Design Thesis International Islamic University Malaysia, session 2003-2004
  • External Examiner for Architecture Program, Department of Architecture, School of Housing Building and Planning, USM, 2005-2006
  • External Examiner M.Sc in Architecture, Universiti Malaya, 2004

POSTGRADUATE EXAMINATION

  • External Examiner PhD Research Scholar, Mrs.A.Madhumathi titled, “Thermal Performance Evaluation of roofs of Residential buildings in Warm Humid Regions of India” at Architecture Department, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-625015. Tamilnadu, India
  • Mohamed Salem Obaid Bakhlah, Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Housing Building Planning; Tittle Thesis: Building Envelope Design for Enhanced Indoor Air Temperature in Hot and Dry Climate, Yemen; Universiti Sains Malaysia; Role: External Examiner, 2015
  • Danial Goshayeshi, Master of Science, Title Thesis: Human Thermal Comfort Differences Between Installing Polycarbonate and Opaque Roofing Materials in Bust Stop of UPM; Universiti Putra Malaysia. Role: External Examiner
  • Noraini Ahmad, Faculty Architecture, Planning and Surveying; Title Thesis: Control of Daylight and Artifacts Display and Placement in Historic Museum Galleries; Universiti Teknologi Mara. Viva Examination: 1 August 2013. Role : External Examiner
  • Kong Seng Yeap, Faculty of Built Environment, Title Thesis: The Physical Environment As a Three Dimensional Textbook for Environmental Education in Malaysian Primary School; University Malaya. Viva Examination: 26 June 2013. Role: External Examiner
  • Mohammed Saif Mohammed Al-Rubih, Doctor of Philosophy, Architecture Department, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. Thesis Title: Effect of Various Shapes and Geometries of Tooplighting Systems. Viva Examination: 7 February 2014. Role: Externel Examiner
  • Julitta Yunus, Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Mara, 2014. Role: External Examiner
  • Azman Hussin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; Viva Examination: 25 August 2014. Role: External Examiner
  • Hamed Niroumand, Doctor of Philosophy, Architect Department, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment; Thesis Title: Assessment of the Requirement of Earth Architecture and Earth Buildings, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Viva Examination on 29 May 2014. Role: External Examiner
  • Mohammad Javad Ganji Saffar, Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Viva Examination on 8 September 2014. Role External Examiner
  • Loo Kok Hoo, Doctor of Philosophy, Architect Department, Thesis Title: The Potentials of Wood Wool Cement Panels as an Alternative Building Materials in Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Viva Examination on 20 October 2014; Role: External Examiner

STUDENT SUPERVISION ACTIVITIES

Graduated Master Students

  1. Malsiah Abdul Hamid, The Effectiveness of Natural Ventilation in Standard School Classroom Design in Malaysia, 2002. M.Arch (Co-supervisor: Mdm. Gurupiah Mursib)
  2. Roshida Abdul Majid, Post Construction Evaluation of Children’s Play Therapy Garden at Segamat Hospital, Johor Darul Takzim, 2002. M.Arch (Co-supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ismail Said)
  3. Chia Sok Ling, Minimising Solar Insolation in High Rise Building Through Self-Shaded Form (2007). MArch.
  4. Ar. Hong Lim Foo, Architecture Education (2008). MArch.
  5. Rumana Rashid, Thermal Performance of Bangladesh Traditional House (2008), MArch. (Co-supervisor: Dr Dilshan Remaz Ossen)
  6. Dorris Toe Hooi Chyee, Night Ventilation Technique for Terraced Houses in Hot Humid Climate of Malaysia (2008), MArch. (Co-supervisor: Dr Muhammad Tetsu Kubota)
  7. Abol Ghassem Highrise Pyramidal Superstructure System (2011), MArch.
  8. Muhammad Abdullah Al Sayem Khan, Thermal Behaviour of SME Factories in Bangladesh (2012), MArch.
  9. Zulfadhli Ismail, Workplace environment and comfort of JSNAC (2013) MArch.
  10. Farhana Mohd Razif, Use of Insulation Materials in Malaysia Residential Buildings (2015) MArch.

Graduated PhD Students

  1. Behrang Moradi, Adults Social Interaction In In-Between Places in Highrise Residential Building in Teheran Iran, PhD, UTM 2016
  2. Mehdi Hanafi Koumleh, Water Temperature Exchange Home Cooling In Hot Humid Climate, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2015
  3. Hadi Bagheri Sabzevar Energy Use in the Courtyard Houses In the Seasonal Movement Lifestyle in Yazd Iran, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2015
  4. Alkali Ibrahim Abubakar, Design Framework For Familial Caregiving Provision In Nigerian Hospital Wards, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2015
  5. Malsiah Abdul Hamid, Sustainable Issues in Architecture Education, (2012), PhD
  6. Rumana Rashid, Green Roof Performance of Bangladesh House (2011), PhD
  7. Mitra Ghafourian, Social Sustainability in Iranian Modern Housing (2010), PhD
  8. Lim Yaik Wah, Simplified Design Method for Optimum Shading, Daylighting and Energy Efficiency in Office Building in Hot Humid Tropics (2013), PhD
  9. Asal Kamani Fard, Post Bam EarthquakeSustainable Cultural Identity Expression in New Housing (2012), PhD
  10. Danny Santoso Mintorogo, Hidrophonic Roof System (2014), PhD
  11. Feryal Rezaeemood, Bio-mimicry Architecture for Low Energy and Environmental Friendly, (2014) PhD
  12. Omid Khabiri, Sustainable Acoustic Design in Mosque, (2014) PhD
  13. Folorunso Clement Oluwole Building Exterior Paint Performance In Tropical Salty Environment Of Lagos, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  14. Mohammad Baharvand , Natural Ventilation Performance Of Double Skin Facade And Solar Chimney In Hot And Humid Climate, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  15. Roshida Abdul Majid, Windows and View in Terrace Housing in Malaysia, (2010), PhD
  16. Agung Moortie Nugroho. Solar Chimney for Forced Ventilation in Low Rise Residential Building (2007). PhD
  17. Remaz Dilshan Ossen, Energy Efficient Office Building: The Optimum Relationship Between Daylighting and Heat Penetration in Tropical Climate (2005). PhD (Co-supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Haliza Madros)
  18. Muhamad Syarif Hidayat, Pembangunan Program Tropik untuk Simulasi Pembolehubah Bumbung Terhadap Keselesaan Dalaman di Malaysia (Development of Program ‘Tropik’ for Simulation of Roof Variables on Indoor Comfort in Malaysia), 2004. PhD (Co-supervisor: Prof. Dr. Md. Najib Ibrahim)
  19. Abdul Razak Sapian, 2003. Possibilities of Using Void to Improve Natural Cross Ventilation in High Rise Low Cost Residential Building, PhD (Co-supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Haliza Madros)

Supervisor to Non Graduating (NGS) PhD and Master Students

  1. Jahanbaksh, Sustainable Architecture and Development in Iran, Non Graduating Student PhD (IUST-Iran) 2008-2009
  2. Jono, The Effect of Tree Canopies and Leaves on Urban Temperatures in Major Open Spaces in Indonesia, Non Graduating Student PhD (UNDIP-Indonesia) 2008
  3. Jeong, Energy Audit Studies in Selected Malaysian Housing Types, Non Graduating Student MSc (Hiroshima University, Japan) 2009

Supervisor to Current PhD and Master Students

  1. Abbas Sa’id El-Nafaty, Environmental Conditions And Users Perception About Naturally Ventilated Libraries, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  2. Bashir Faizah Mohammed, Pedagofy in Teaching Sustainable Design in Architecture Program in UTM, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  3. Leng Pau Chung Buoyancy Effect Via Stack Ventilation Of Terraced House In Malaysia, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  4. Muhammed Abdullah Al Sayem Khan-, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  5. Tassaduq Abbas Malik, Social Sustainable Assessment Model For Mosque Development In Malaysia, Doctor Of Philosophy, UTM 2014
  6. Liman Alhaji Saba, Sustainable Material in Housing Development in Nigeria, PhD UTM 2015
  7. Muhammad Akmal Hakim Bin Hishammuddin, Local Governments Buildings Energy Efficiency Towards Carbon Emission Reduction In Iskandar Malaysia, Master Student, UTM 2014
  8. Siti Norazimah Binti Bachok, Solar Radiation Effects On Multidwelling Unit Orientation In Tropical Climate, Master Student, UTM 2014
  9. Turki Al-Ahmadi, Art Education, PhD UTM 2015
  10. Taki Eddine Seghier, BIM for Green Building, PhD UTM 2016
  11. Nik Nurul Hana Hanafi, Quality of Post-Flood Replacement House along Kelantan River, March UTM 2016
  12. Kaniza Shafie, Sustainable Urban Development, March UTM 2016

Publication Referee/Assessor:

  1. Invited Referee for MASSA Journal, Taylors University 2010-2011
  2. Advisory Board and Referee 2010 for Jurnal Dimensi – Journal of Architecture and Built Environment, CPU Surabaya
  3. Assessment Panel for Published Papers in National Journal for Anugerah Hari Penerbitan Universiti 2002 (in Architecture)
  4. Invited Referee for Jurnal HBP, USM
  5. Invited Assessor for USM’s Publication
  6. Invited Referee for Jurnal Teknologi, UTM
  7. Invited Referee for Journal of Construction and Housing in Developing Countries, USM
  8. Invited Referee for Built Environment Journal UiTM
  9. Invited Referee for Environment Journal, UMT

National Panel/Professional Membership:

  1. Member of Malaysia Green Building Index and register as BGI facilitator (GBIF/0597)
  2. Member of GreenRe Advisory Committee (GREAC)
  3. Graduate Architect LAM AG/M 426
  4. Member of Majlis Profesor Negara (MPN0087)
  5. Member of Malaysia Green Building Confederation (AD0225)
  6. Lembaga Akreditasi Negara
  7. Malaysian Structural Steel Association
  8. Malaysian Invention and Design Society
  9. Malaysian Energy Institute
  10. Halatuju Senibina Malaysia (Malaysia Architecture Direction)

Panel Jury/Judges:

  1. Green Accord Initiative Award (GAIA) Iskandar Malaysia IRDA 2016
  2. The Iskandar Malaysia accolades (TIMA) Iskandar Malaysia IRDA 2016
  3. Jury Panel for Affordable Housing Design Competition, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM), PAM Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 8 December 2014
  4. Jury of the International Green Environment and Building Workshop, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 29 October 2014
  5. Jury for Johor International Orchid Festival 2006, 25 May 2006, Johor Orchid Association, Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru and Pejabat Lanskap Negeri Johor
  6. ‘Endau-Rompin Photo Challenge’, 10 August 2003, Perbadanan Taman Negara (Johor)
  7. Johor International Orchid Festival 2003, 28 August 2003, Johor Orchid association, Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru and Pejabat Lanskap Negeri Johor
  8. PAM Southern Chapter Architectural Awards 2003, 1 August 2003, Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia Cawangan Selatan

Portfolio Review in Architecture and Allied Design:

  1. Appointed as a Design Portfolio Review Examiner, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, May to December 2014
  2. Portfolio Review Panel, Architect Department, Built of Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia semester 1, 2014/2015
  3. Portfolio Review Panel, Architecture Department, Taylor’s College, Petaling Jaya Campus, December 2006, 2007 and 2008
  4. Portfolio Review Panel, Architecture Department, Department of Architecture, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2005
  5. Portfolio Review Panel, Architecture Department, Department of Architecture, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2004
  6. Review and Forum Design Thesis, Department of Architecture, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2003
  7. Portfolio Review Panel, Architecture Department, Universiti Putra Malaysia 2003/2004
  8. Portfolio Review Panel Session May-October 2003, 15 September 2003, Architecture Department, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1986/87 – Part time Architectural Assistant
Charles Treister Antonio Cantillo Architects,
2699, South Bayshore Drive, Suite 1000D,
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133, U.S.A.
Project Involved

  • Interior Design of Brickell Avenue Executive Club
  • Extention and Renovation, Interior and Exterior of Beach Resort Hotel, Florida
1987/88 – Assistant Architect
S.A.M Akitek
Jalan Bukit Ubi
Kuantan, Pahang,
Malaysia.
Project Involved

  • Low Cost Housing Scheme, Bandar Baru Balok, Kuantan
  • Traditional Village Service Center for DARA; Community Hall, Shops, Stalls and Children Playground Tg. Gemuk in Rompin, Nenasi and Paloh Hinai in Pekan, Pahang
  • Proposed Maran District Mosque
1988 – Assistant Architect
JKR Negeri Pahang
KOMTAR
Bandar Indera Mahkota
Kuantan, Pahang
Project Involved

  • Guard House for Istana Pahang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Proposed Istana Pahang Annex for DYMM Tengku Mahkota Pahang, Kuala Lumpur
  • New roof proposal for Istana Abu Bakar, Pekan, Pahang and
  • Proposed renovation and addition to Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah I, Kuantan, Pahang

RESEARCH WORK

  1. Expert review and feasibility study for transformation of AKEPT, AKEPT, RM180,000.00 (2016)
  2. Research project on hydrodynamic simulation within port limit of Port of Tanjung Pelepas and establishment of Johor Port Authority (Tanjung Pelepas)marine data centre (mdc)(jpa)(tp)(mdc), JPA RM1,400,000.00 (2015)
  3. Prototype Development Research Grant Scheme – Door House for the Poor, KPT, RM200,000.00 (2015)
  4. Newton institutional link fund: building local capacity in understanding, analyzing and visualizing big data in malaysian cities in malacca, Newton Ungku Omar Fund, RM254,000.00 (2015)
  5. BIM-based process-driven decision making for sustainability, MOSTI RM97,000.00 (2014)
  6. BIM-GBI model development integrating building information modelling and green building certification in Malaysia KPT RM93,200.00 (2014)
  7. Current status of green growth in organisation of islamic conference OIC, KPT RM84,000.00 (2014)
  8. Indeks Syariah Malaysia Bidang Prasarana & Persekitaran, Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia, RM90,000.00 Putrajaya; 2015
  9. MIT-UTM Sustainable Cities Programme (MSCP), University Grants, 2013-2015; 2015-2016, RM6,000,000.00, Massachusset Institute of Technology
  10. Comprehensive Passive Cooling Techniques for Terraced Houses in Hot-Humid Climate of Malaysia: Construction of Experimental Houses in UTM Skudai Campus, 2012/15; (RM293,419.00), RM580,165.00, Nichias Corporation, Japan
  11. Centre of Excellence Towards JKR as A World Class Service Provider, 2013/14; RM1,800,000.00, Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) Malaysia
  12. Research & Development of Green Technology Integration in The Proposed New Nongchik Heights Mosque (Masjid Lestari), Jalan Kolam Ayer, Johor Bahru, 2012/13; RM362,078.00, Mudra Tropika Sdn Bhd.
  13. Collaboration On Area And Subjects Pertaining To Development Of Malaysian People Satisfaction Index (MPSI), Yayasan Sumber Maklumat, RM1600000.00
  14. Retrieving And Recording The History of Tampoi Leprosarium, Johor, 2013/14; RM55,010.00, Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation
  15. Searching and Identifying the Surviving Historical Remnants of Pulau Jerejak Leprosy Settlement: A Site Inventory, 2013/14; RM59,500.00, Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation
  16. Development, Education And Training Collaboration Sudan, Roads, Bridges And Drainages Corporation, RM135000.00, 2014
  17. Draft-1 of The Green Technology Blueprint for the OIC Member Countries, 2013/2014, RM211,200.00 Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  18. Projek JAR 1001- *Study On Comfortable and Energy Efficient Government’s Office Building Design* 2010 AP Dr Mohd Zin Kandar (Team Leader)
  19. Shape Grammar of Green Building and Sustainable Building in Malaysia, UTM Short Term Grant 2010 Vot 77238 Sub Code RJ13000077213T39
  20. Simplified Design Method for Optimum Shading, Daylighting and Energy Efficiency in Office Building in Hot Humid Tropics IRGS UTM, 2008-2010
  21. Tropical Building Design principles for Comfortable Indoor, Dr Remaz Dilshan Ossen (Team Leader) and Roshida Abd Majid. 2007-2008, FRGS Vot 78158
  22. Thermal Comfort in Existing Terraced Houses in Malaysia : Energy Saving Strategies to Reduce the Use of Airconditioners, Sumitomo Foundation 2006-2008, Vot 73712
  23. Comfortable Housing Model in New Housing PPRT for Orang Asli, FRGS 2006-2007, Vot 78002
  24. Comfortable House for JHEOA – PPRT (RM 15000.00 – RM17000.00), JV with PKLB UTM (with Prof Dr Sharifah and Roshida Abd Majid), 2006
  25. Johore State New Administrative Centre, Parcel C3S, Design Concept and Development, UTSB Contract Research, Vot___, 2005. JV KALAM-IMAAR Architect Johor Bahru
  26. Towards Development of Tropical Solar Architecture: The Use of Solar Chimney as Stack Induced Ventilation Strategy, IRPA grant, Vot 74217, 2003. PM Dr. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (Team Leader), Md. Rajeh Salleh and Hong Lim Foo
  27. Flexible and Competitive Architectural Curriculum, UPP-UTM grant, Vot 71999, 2003. PM Dr. Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad (Team Leader), Dr. Syed Iskandar Syed Ariffin, Dr. Aminatuzuhariah and Raalah Mohamad (Zatur and Remaz, RA)
  28. User Response in Atrium Space, UPP-UTM grant, Vot 71951, 2003. PM Dr. Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad (Team Leader), Gurupiah Mursib and PM Dr. Nor Haliza Madros (Roshidah Majid, RA)
  29. Primary Noise Level Data Collection for ProLink Development Sdn Bhd, UTSB Contract Research, Vot 243 (Noise), 2001. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (Team Leader) and Halimah Yahya
  30. Primary Weather/Hidrological Data Collection for ProLink Development Sdn Bhd, UTSB Contract Research, Vot 243, 2001. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (Team Leader) and Norhan Abdul Rahman
  31. Natural Ventilation and CFD Simulation in School Planning, UPP-UTM grant, 2000. Gurupiah Mursib (Team Leader) and Dr. Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad
  32. Daylighting and Lightshelf, IRPA grant, 1999/2000. Dr. NorHaliza Madros (Team Leader) and Dr. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad
  33. The Influence of Roof Forms and Interior Cross Sections on Daylighting in Atrium Spaces in Malaysia. Ph.D Program, 1993 to 1997 (University of Manchester)
  34. Low Cost Tourist Industry in Tioman Island, UPP-UTM grant, 1991/1992. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (Team Leader), PM Zainul Hakim Mohd Zain and Fawazul Khair Ibrahim

CONSULTATION WORK

Consultation work in Private Sector:
1. 2014 – 2015
Institut Sultan Iskandar (UTM)
  • Curriculum Design for Architecture Degree Programme
  • Client: University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
  • Fees: RM45,000.00
 2. 2012 – 2014
Institut Sultan Iskandar (UTM)
  • Cadangan Merekabentuk & Membina Sebuah Soaraja di Sungai Rambah, Pontian, Johor
  • Client: His Highness DYMM Sultan Johor
  • Project Development Cost: RM13.0 mil
 3. 17 June 2013 – 16 October 2013
Institut Sultan Iskandar (UTM)
  • Merekabentuk, Mengubahsuai, Dan Membina Susunatur Dan Reka Dalaman Ke Atas Bangunan Kedai-Pejabat Sedia Ada Beralamat No. 1 Hingga 33, Jalan Kolej, Mukim Setul, Pajam, Negeri Sembilan Untuk Tetuan Gerbang Al-Azhar Sdn. Bhd. (Gasbclient: Gerbang Al-Azhar Sdn. Bhd.
  • Project Development Cost: RM6,360,459.00
4. 1 January 2013 – 31 April 2013 – Completed
Institut Sultan Iskandar (UTM)
  • Cadangan Merekabentuk, Mengubahsuai, Menaiktaraf dan Membina Susunatur dan Reka Dalaman Tingkat 3 Hingga 13, Bangunan UTM Space
  • Client: UTM-SPACE
  • Project Develoment Cost: RM4,907,880.00
5. 1 January 2013 – 31 December 2013
Institut Sultan Iskandar (UTM)
  • Insulation, Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort Study in Hot-Humid Tropics
  • Client: UTM and University of Hiroshima

Consultation works in Architecture, Interior, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design Consultant with Bureau of Innovation and Consultancy, (BIP) UTM and Uni-technologies Sdn. Bhd. (UTSB) UTM.

Projects involved include:

  • Proposed Taman Botani Johor Bahru, MBJB (2010)
  • Landscape Masterplan Study for Taiping, JLN (2008-2009)
  • Entrance Gateway to Bandar Penawar/Desaru for KEJORA (2008-2009)
  • Ecological Park, Urban Forest, MBJB (2006)
  • Laman Bistari, Taman Tropika UTM, 2005 and 2008
  • Competition Proposal for Public Market Pontian, Johor 2003 (Consolation Prize)
  • Proposed Merdeka Park Phase 2, Johor Bahru, 2002 (under construction)
  • Proposed Taman Herba UTM, 2002
  • Proposed INTAN Keluang’s Recreational Centre, 2001
  • Proposed INTAN Keluang Hotel and Resort, 2001
  • Taman Tropika UTM, Johor Bahru, 2000 (completed in 2002)
  • Proposed Taman Orkid for MBJB, 2000 (completed in 2003)
  • Proposed Commercial Development in Simpang Renggam, Johor, 2000
  • Proposed Taman Teknologi Malaysia, Bukit Jalil, 1990
  • Linear Park for MPJB, 1991/92 (completed)
  • Urban Forest for MPJB, 1991/92. (1st and 2nd phase completed)
  • Mid-Cost Tourist Development for Mr. Nazri A. Karim, Tioman, (completed) 1991
  • Muar Riverfront Development, 1992
  • Proposed Mid-Cost Tourist Development, Pt. Cenang, Langkawi, 1991
  • Puteri Lagoon Recreation Centre, Pantai Lido, 1997 (completed)
  • Trengganu Skill Development Centre (TESDEC) Campus Masterplan, 1997
  • Trengganu Advance Technical Institute (TATI) Campus Masterplan, 1997
  • Masterplan Proposal for Villa Ilhami Islamic Township, Jakarta, 1997
  • Tanjung Balau Nelayan Resort for Kejora, 1999 (completed)
  • Langkawi Marble Garden, 1999 (completed)
  • Proposed Merdeka Park, Phase 1, Johor Bahru, 1999 (completed in 2004)
  • Proposed Vista Tower, Kenyir, for KETENGAH 1999
  • Conceptual Masterplan for UTM Branch Campus in Kenyir, 1998

PUBLICATIONS

Book:

  1. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi, Design Principles of Atrium Buildings in the Tropics, Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2000. ISBN 983-52-0180-3

Book Chapters:

  1. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Yaik Wah Lim, Syed Iskandar Ariffin, University-industry Research Collaboration on Development of Green Mosque Design (Page 105), Towards the Future of Asia: My Proposal; Best Papers of the 1st Asia Future Conference 2013, ISBN 978-4-902928-12-9
  2. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Syed Ahmad Iskandar, ‘Sustainability in Built Environment I’ (Page 200) published December 2012,ISBN: 978-983-2466-10-9
  3. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Research Method in Atrium Daylight Design, in Methodology in Architectural Research. (Page 1-14) Editors: Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Remaz Dilshan Ossen and Khairul Anwar Mohamad Khaidzir. Penerbit UTM, 2008. ISBN 978-983-52-0592-7
  4. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad. Use of Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulation in Solar Induced Ventilation Strategies in Methodology in Architectural Research. (Page 80-112) Editors: Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Remaz Dilshan Ossen and Khairul Anwar Mohamad Khaidzir. Penerbit UTM, 2008. ISBN 978-983-52-0592-7
  5. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Measuring Indoor Thermal Environment in Traditional Bangladesh House. in Methodology in Architectural Research. (Page 162-179) Editors: Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Remaz Dilshan Ossen and Khairul Anwar Mohamad Khaidzir. Penerbit UTM, 2008. ISBN 978-983-52-0592-7
  6. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Students Perspective on Sustainable Tropical Architectural Ideas, in Alternative – A Design Folio, Editor: Syed Ahmad Iskandar Syed Ariffin, Penerbit UTM 2008. ISBN 978-983-52-0480-7
  7. Chia Sok Ling, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Impact of Solar Radiation on High Rise Built Form in Tropical Climate In Energy in Buildings – Sustainable Symbiosis, Editors: Azni Zain-Ahmad, Samirah Abdul Rahman and Sulaiman Shaari, University Publication Centre (UPENA), UiTM 2006. ISBN 967-958-206-X
  8. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Nor Haliza Madros, Impact of Solar Shading Geometry on Building Energy Use in Hot Humid Climates with Special Reference to Malaysia In Energy in Buildings – Sustainable Symbiosis, Editors: Azni Zain-Ahmad, Samirah Abdul Rahman and Sulaiman Shaari, University Publication Centre (UPENA), UiTM 2006. ISBN 967-958-206-X
  9. Rumana RashidMo and Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad. “The passive cooling Effect of Green Roof in High-rise Residential Building in Malaysia”. Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development, Vol-I, PP 271-282

International Journal:

  1. Mohd Zamani Ahmad, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Nur Hanani Ahmad Azlan, Asmawi Abdul Malik, Ahmad Faizal Ahmad Fuad, Journal of Manufacturing, Standard Specifications For Design Concepts Of Megafloats Forlong Term Habitation, Vol. 2, pages 374-378, February 2015
  2. Lim Yaik Wah, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Journal of Indoor And Built Environment, The Effects Of Direct Sunlight On Light Shelf Performance Under Tropical Sky, Vol. 24, Issue 6, Pages 788-802, October 2015, ISBN 1420326X
  3. Adeb Qaid Ahmed Al-Ameri, Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Ismail bin Said, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Elmira Jamei, Norhashima Abd Manaf, Journal of Theoretical And Applied Climatology, Urban Surface Temperature Behaviour And Heat Island Effect In A Tropical Planned City, Issue 3-4, Vol. 119, Pages 493-514, February 2015 , ISBN 0177798X
  4. Alkali Ibrahim AbuBakar, Ismail bin Said, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Aminu Umar, Journal of Technology, Configuring A Family Friendly Inpatient Setting, November 2015, Vol. 77, pages 1-6, ISBN 21803722
  5. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Malsiah Hamid, Leng Pau Chung, Effective Solar Chimney Cross Section Ventilation Performance In Malaysia Terraced House, Journal Procedia Social And Behavioral Sciences, November 2015, pages 276-289, ISSN 18770428
  6. Mohd Zamani Ahmad, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Nur Hanani Ahmad Azlan, Liveability And Sustainability Based Framework And Process Models For Engineering System Design, Narotama International Conference On Civil Engineering 2015, November 2015, pages 15-21, ISSN 9786027243729
  7. Lim Yaik Wah, Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Developing A Bim-Based Process-Driven Decision-Making Framework For Sustainable Building Envelope Design In The Tropics, International Conference On Building Information Modelling (BIM) In Design, Construction And Operations, September 2015, pages 531-542, ISBN 1743-3509
  8. Yaik-Wah Lim; Mohd Zin Kandar; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad; Dilshan Remaz Ossen; Aminatuzuhariah Megat Abdullah, Building façade design for daylighting quality in typical government office building, Building and Environment. 2012;57:194-204
  9. Yaik-Wah Lim; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad; Dilshan Remaz Ossen Internal shading for efficient tropical daylighting in Malaysian contemporary high-rise open plan office Indoor and Built Environment. 2013;22(6):932-951
  10. H.B. Lamit; A. Shafaghat; M.Z. Abd. Majid; A. Keyvanfar; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad; T.A. Malik; Rosli Bin Zin; Mohammadreza Yadollahi Application of the Path Walkability Index (Pawdex) model: A case study of retail walking pattern recognition in Taman University Skudai, Johor, Malaysia Advanced Science Letters. 2013;19(10):3021-3024
  11. H. Lamit; A. Shafaghat; M.Z.Abd Majid; A. Keyvanfar; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad; T.A. Malik Grounded group decision making (GGDM) model Advanced Science Letters. 2013;19(10):3077-3080
  12. H.B. Lamit; A. Shafaghat; M.Z. Abd. Majid; A. Keyvanfar; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad; T.A. Malik The Path Walkability Index (PAWDEX) model: To measure built environment variables influencing residents’ walking behavior Advanced Science Letters. 2013;19(10):3017-3020
  13. Clement Oluwole Folorunso; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad. Parameters for building materials specifications in lagos, Nigeria SAGE Open. 2013;3(3):1-5
  14. Clement Oluwole Folorunso; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad. Performance and resistance of paint used as exterior finish in salt laden environment Structural Survey. 2013;31(3):214-224
  15. Asal Kamani-Fard; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad; Dilshan Remaz Ossen Sense of home place in participatory post-disaster reconstruction Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management. 2013;15(1)
  16. Adeb Qaid Ahmed; Dilshan Remaz Ossen; Elmira Jamei; Norhashima Abd Manaf; Ismail Said; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad Urban surface temperature behaviour and heat island effect in a tropical planned city Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 2014:1-22
  17. Clement Oluwole Folorunso; Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, One city; two conditions: Exigent parameters for paint performance in Lagos, Nigeria Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials. 2014;61(1):10-19
  18. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Nor Haliza Madros (2005). “Optimum Overhang Geometry for Building Energy Saving in Tropical Climate.” Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, Vol.4 no.2 November, 2005/570: pp. 563-570
  19. Agung Murti Nugroho, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, (2006) The Preliminary Study of Thermal Comfort in Malaysia’s Single Storey Terraced House, Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering
  20. Dilshan Remaz Ossen and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, (2006) Effect of Overhang Geometry on Work Plane Illuminance and Solar Heat Gain Pattern for Office Building Energy Saving in Tropical Climate. Built Environment, ITS Surabaya, Indonesia. Vol. 5, No. 2, October 2006: pp. 111-125, ISSN 1412-937X
  21. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, (2006) “The Development of Vertical Solar Chimney Prototype for Stack Ventilation in Malaysia’s Single Storey Terraced House”. Built Environment, ITS Surabaya, Indonesia. Vol. 5, No. 2, October2006: pp. 77-96, ISSN 1412-937X
  22. Chia Sok Ling, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, (2007) The Effect of Geometric Shape and Building Orientation on Minimising Solar Insolation on High-Rise Buildings in Tropical Climate, Journal of Construction and Housing in Developing Countries, Page 27-38, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2007. Penerbit USM. ISSN: 1823-6499 e-ISSN: 1985-8329
  23. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, (2008) Thermal Performance of Contemporary House in the City of Dhaka, DIMENSI (Jurnal Teknik Arsitektur), Vol 36, No 2 The Institute of Research & Community Outreach – Petra Christian University
  24. Yaik-Wah Lim, Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Empirical Validation of Daylight Simulation Tool with Physical Model Measurement American Journal of Applied Sciences 7 (10): 1426-1431, 2010 ISSN 1546-9239 © 2010 Science Publications
  25. Asal Kamani Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen. Cultural Identity Expressions through Visual Analysis in Post-Disaster Housing, American Journal of Applied Sciences 7 (10): 1412-1419, 2010 ISSN 1546-9239 © 2010 Science Publications
  26. Asal Kamani Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, “Sense of Home Place in Participatory Post-Disaster Reconstruction”, Submitted to the “Journal of Applied Social Psychology”, Wiley-Blackwell. (Impact Factor: 0.772 and in Review Process)

National Journal:

  1. Moradi, Behrang, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Islamic Thoughts and Individuals’ Actions in the Built Environment, ISSN: 2232-0474, December 2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2
  2. Lim Yaik Wah, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad & Dilshan Remaz Ossen Review On Measuring Tools For Energy Efficient Solar Shading Strategies In Tropical Climate Jurnal Alam Bina, page 33-42, Jilid 14, No. 5, 2008 ISSN 1511-1369
  3. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Roshida Abdul Majid and Agung Murti Nugroho, Thermal Performance of Prototype Malaysian Traditional Timber House, Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 10: No 01-2008. ISSN 1511-1369
  4. Doris Toe Hooi Chyee, Tetsu Kubota, Supian Ahmad and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, A Field Experiment on the Cooling Effect of Night Ventilation in Malaysia Terraced Houses, Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 09: No 04-2007. ISSN 1511-1369
  5. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad Project Review: Public Parks Planning and Design as Contribution from Multidiscipline Fields in Built Environment, Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 08: Page 40 – 46, No 02-2006. ISSN 1511-1369
  6. Then Jit Hiung and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Possibility of Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Urban Canyon Studies in Tropical Climate, Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 08: page 1-14, No 02-2006. ISSN 1511-1369
  7. Then Jit Hiung and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Possibility of Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Urban Canyon Studies in Tropical Climate, Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 08: page 1-14, No 02-2006. ISSN 1511-1369
  8. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Possibility to Use Solar Chimney to Improve Stack Ventilation in Tropical Climate, Jurnal Alam Bina Page 1-22, Jilid 08: 01-2006. ISSN 1511-1369
  9. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Dilemma in Daylighting Design in Malaysia, Page 72-85, Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 01 no 02 November 1998. ISSN 1511-1369

International Seminar Papers:

  1. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Zainul Hakim Mohd Zain and Fawazul Khair Ibrahim, Low-Cost Tourism Industry in Tioman Island and Cherating Village, International Tourism Seminar, Ming Court Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 1991
  2. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Keynote Speech: Vision 2020 – Implication to Architectural Profession and Education, Back to Basic for the Future, First Malaysian Architecture Students in UK Congress, Malaysia Hall, Bryanston Square, London (1994)
  3. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Peter Wood, Unresponsive Environment as a Consequence of Urbanisation : Case Studies in South East Asia with Particular Reference to Malaysia, IAPS 13, International Association for People-Environment Studies Manchester (13-15th July 1994) Manchester (1994)
  4. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Peter Wood, Atrium Buildings in Malaysia – Development and Equatorial Adaptation, Manchester (1994)
  5. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Peter Wood, Climatic Response and Architectural Form : Atrium Buildings in Malaysia – Weak Adaptation?, East-West Centre, University of Hawaii, Hawaii (1995)
  6. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Peter Wood, Atrium Buildings – International Developments and Regional Adaptations – the Malaysian Experience, Manchester (1996)
  7. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Najib Ibrahim, The Impact of External Sun-shading Devices on Daylighting Performance of Sidelit Tropical Atrium (8-11 June 1999), World Renewable Energy Congress ’99, Mines Resort, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  8. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi, Liberalization of the Idea of ‘Practising Architecture’: Diversification of Fields in Architecture and Their Implications on UTM’s Curriculum, Architecture Amidst Asian Renaisance, Asia Pacific Property and Architecture Convention APPAC 98, 2-4 April 1998, Putra World Trade Centre, Malaysia
  9. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Najib Ibrahim, A Comparative Study on The Performance of Side-lit Atria and Top-lit Atria in Hot Humid Tropic Malaysia, (October 13-16, 1997) Proceedings LUX PACIFICA ’97 (3rd Pacific Basin Lighting Congress), Nagoya Congress Centre, Nagoya, Japan. (also published in Jurnal Alam Bina Jilid 02 no 01 Mei 1999)
  10. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Zainul Hakim Mohd Zain, Remote Offshore Islands: Eco-Tourism Potential and Development Strategies. The Regional Conference on Hydrology and Environment of Small Islands, Tioman Island Berjaya Resort, 29-31 May 2000
  11. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Ecological Design: The Must, The Extra and The Unnecessary for the Tropics. Proceeding Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture SENVAR2000, ITS Sukolilo, Surabaya, Indonesia, 23-24 October 2000 (Key Note Speaker)
  12. Malsiah Hamid, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Gurupiah Mursib, Prediction of Airflow Pattern in a Typical Classroom of Standard School in Malaysia, Proceeding Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture SENVAR2000, ITS Sukolilo, Surabaya, Indonesia, 23-24 October 2000
  13. Abdul Razak Sapian, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and NorHaliza Madros, Potential of Wind Driven in Generating Natural Ventilation in Multi Storey Residential Buildings in Malaysian Urban Tropical Climate, Proceeding Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture SENVAR2000, ITS Sukolilo, Surabaya, Indonesia, 23-24 October 2000
  14. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Atrium as New Urban Form : In(Appropriate) Tropical Atria, Proceeding Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture SENVAR2001, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia, 20-21 Julai 2001(Key Note Speaker)
  15. Aminatuzuhariah Megat Abdullah and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, The Operational Sustainability in Urban Projects – Case Study : Commonwealth Games Facilities in Manchester, Proceeding Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture SENVAR2001, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia, 20-21 Julai 2001
  16. Abdul Razak Sapian, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and NorHaliza Madros, Evaluation of Thermal Comfort Performance in Low Cost Flats: Case Study of Sri Perak Flats, Kuala Lumpur. Proceeding of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science – Vice Chancellor Committee (JSPS-VCC) Seminar on Development of Passive Solar Design and Technology in Tropical Climates, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, 12 November 2001
  17. Malsiah Hamid, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Gurupiah Mursib, Post Evaluation Study on Naturally Ventilated Classroom in Standard School Design in Malaysia Using CFD. The Third International Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture (SENVAR3) 9-10 March 2002, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  18. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Nor Haliza Madros (2002). “Impact of Solar Shading Devices on Direct and Diffuse Solar Radiation and on Building Energy Consumption under Tropical Climate.” International Seminar of Architecture: Overcoming Constraints. Dhaka, Bangladesh: BUET. June 12 & 13
  19. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Improvement Strategy For Achieving Desired Temperature Within Jewel House Transparent Shelter Under Tropical Sun Condition: A Design Experience, International Seminar On Sustainable Environmental Architecture IV ‘Architecture Under The Sun’ SENVAR4, Architecture Department, Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 15-16 Ocktober, 2003. Pp.153-159, ISBN: 979-8398-66-1
  20. Remaz Dilshan Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Nor Haliza Madros, Energy Efficient Solar Shading System for Tropical Climate. International Seminar On Sustainable Environmental Architecture IV ‘Architecture Under The Sun’ SENVAR4, Architecture Department, Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 15-16 Ocktober, 2003. Pp.120-128, ISBN: 979-8398-66-1
  21. Dilshan Remaz Ossen and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad. “Environmental Consideration in Traditional House Design in Sri Lanka.” International Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture (SENVAR5) ‘Making Sense: The Tropical Experience’, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, December 10-12, 2004. Pp. ISBN 983-42496-0-8
  22. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, The Green House Syndromes and the Use of Simple Environmental Features to Achieved Desired Indoor Climate, International Conference on Sustainable and Low Energy Architecture, JSPS and UIAM, December 2004
  23. Agung Moortie Nugroho, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Md Rajeh Salleh, Hong Lim Foo, and Dilshan R Ossen, Towards Development of Tropical Solar Architecture: The Use of Solar Chimney as Stack Induced Ventilation Strategy, World Renewable Energy Regional Congress and Exhibition 17-21 April 2005, Jakarta, Indonesia
  24. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Can Climatic Response Become an Essential Lingua Franca for Malay Architecture? International Seminar Malay Architecture as Lingua Franca, June 22-23, 2005, Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia. pp. 348-352. ISBN 979-99726-0-4
  25. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Students Perspective on Sustainable Tropical Architectural Ideas, The 6th International Seminar on Sustainable Environment and Architecture (SENVARVI) 19-20 September 2005 Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  26. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Possibility to use Solar Induced Ventilation Strategies in Tropical Conditions by Computational Fluid dynamic Simulation, The 6th International Seminar on Sustainable Environment and Architecture (SENVARVI) 19-20 September 2005 Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  27. Agung Murti Nugroho, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Malsiah Hamid, Natural Ventilation Performance of Standard School Design in Malaysia, The 2nd International Network for Tropical Architecture Conference, Christian Wacana University, Yogjakarta, Indonesia, April 3-5, 2006
  28. Agung Murti Nugroho, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Then Jit Hiung, Evaluation of Parametrics for the Development of Vertical Solar Chimney Ventilation in Hot and Humid Climate, The 2nd International Network for Tropical Architecture Conference, Christian Wacana University, Yogjakarta, Indonesia, April 3-5, 2006
  29. Chia Shok Ling, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Minimising Solar Insolation on High-Rise Building in Tropical Climate, Bung Hatta University, Padang, Indonesia, June 2006
  30. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Thermal Ventilation Performance of Malaysia‘s Single Storey Terrace House, Postgraduate Conference, UTM, 2006
  31. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Dilshan Remaz Ossen and Agung Murti Nugroho, Rethinking Tourist Development and Conservation of Coastal Mangrove Ecology as Part of Architectural Landmark for Southernmost Tip of Asian Continent, The 7th SENVAR (International Seminar on Sustainable Architecture), 20th-21st November 2006, Hasanuddin University, Tamalnrea Campus, Makassar, Indonesia
  32. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, The Optimum Solar Chimney Geometry for Stack Ventilation in Malaysian Condition, The 7th SENVAR (International Seminar on Sustainable Architecture), 20th-21st November 2006, Hasanuddin University, Tamalnrea Campus, Makassar, Indonesia
  33. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, (2007). Thermal performance by the Traditional Roof Section in Bangladesh 8th Senvar & 2nd Malay Architecture Conference, Sustainability in Rain, Sun and Wind, 23rd -24th,August, 2007,Surabaya, Indonesia
  34. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen,, (2007). Traditional House of Bangladesh : Typology of House According to Material and Location, Virtual Conference on Sustainable Architectural Design and Urban Planning, Asia Sustainability Net.upc.edu., 15th -24th ,September, 2007
  35. Toe, D. H. C., Kubota, T., Ahmad, S., and Ahmad, M. H. (2007). Assessment of Thermal Comfort in Malaysian Terraced Houses under Night-Ventilated Condition. Proceedings of the International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries. [CD-Rom]. 3-4 December. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
  36. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Mohd Zin Kandar, Hong Lim Foo and Agung Murti Nugroho, Sustainable Orang Asli Resettlement House in Hard-Core Poor Development Program, International Symposium Architecture, Urbanization & Development: Towards Sustainable Cities in Nusantara, Hotel Sibayak International, Brastagi, North Sumatera, 14 May 2008
  37. Kubota, T., Toe, D. H. C., Ahmad, S., and Ahmad, M. H. (2008). Night Ventilation for Malaysian Terraced Houses: Passive Cooling Methods for Reducing Air-Conditioning in the Tropics. Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium of South East Asian Technical University Consortium (SEATUC). 26-27 February. Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  38. Agung Murti Nugroho, Dilshan Remaz Ossen and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, (2008). Tropical Opening Design Principles for Comfortable Indoor Environment, SENVAR + ISESEE 2008, UiTM Shah Alam Selangor
  39. Lim Yaik Wah, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Dilshan Remaz Ossen, (2008). Review on Solar Shading Strategies and Measuring Tools for Building Energy Efficiency in Tropical Climate, SENVAR + ISESEE 2008, UiTM Shah Alam Selangor
  40. Jiih Kui Lam, Dilshan Remaz Ossen and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, (2008). Effect of Urban Geometry on Solar Insolation Threat in JSNAC (Pilot Study). SENVAR + ISESEE 2008, UiTM Shah Alam Selangor
  41. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Roshida Abd Majid and Agung Murti Nugroho, (2008). Thermal Performance of Prototype Malaysian Traditional Timber House, SENVAR + ISESEE 2008, UiTM Shah Alam Selangor
  42. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Understanding Climate and Appropriate Building Envelope Design: The Lost Art? SUCOMB UKM, Boulevard Hotel, Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur 12 October 2009
  43. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Traditional House’s form is manifestation of the regional heritage of the Bangladesh, 1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 – 27 October 2009
  44. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Sustainable Green Vehicle rickshaw at urban to rural areas in the Bangladesh, 1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 – 27 October 2009
  45. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Ecological design in dence urban context for comfortable lifestyle in Bangladesh, Case study was done in dense Dhaka city.1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 –27 October 2009
  46. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Thermal behavior’s of the Rooftop Garden in Malaysia.1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 –27 October 2009
  47. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Sustainable rooftop garden is mitigating theUrban Heat Island (UHI) effect in dense urban area in Malaysia . Case study was done at UTMSkudai, Johor in Malaysia. 1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 –27 October 2009
  48. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Sustainable Adaptation is done by green landscape design in the Bangladesh Traditional House.1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 –27 October 2009
  49. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) The Bangladesh Traditional House Social Sustainability Adaptation.” Case study on different regions of Bangladesh1st CONVEEESH & 10th SENVAR: Menado, Indonesia 26 –27 October 2009
  50. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009). The passive cooling Effect of Green Roof in High-rise Residential Building in Malaysia. Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development, CSAAR, Tripoli, Libya 3-6 November, 2009
  51. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Upper Space Plays a Vital Role for Sustainable Bangladesh Traditional House in Natural Climate. Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development, CSAAR, Tripoli, Libya 3-6 November, 2009
  52. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Green Influence on the building’s level of comfort and wellbeing of urban residents and sustainability. Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development, CSAAR, Tripoli, Libya 3-6 November, 2009
  53. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Significant and Efficient Features of The Bangladesh Traditional House, iNTA-SAGA, Bangkok, Thailand, 2-4 December 2009
  54. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Rooftop Garden and Greening of Contemporary Modern Building in Bangladesh at the Context of Dense Dhaka City. iNTA-SAGA, Bangkok, Thailand, 2-4 December 2009
  55. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2009) Bangladesh Traditional House is an Energy Saving Architecture. iNTA-SAGA, Bangkok, Thailand, 2-4 December 2009
  56. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2010) Thermal Comfort of Bangladesh Traditional House in A High Density Environment with the Worst Surroundings Condition in Dhaka City: A case studies at a Bangladesh Traditional House at Gulshan in Dhaka City . Conference on Technology and Sustainability in the Built Environment. CAPSKU, Saudi Arabia 3-6 Jan, 2010
  57. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2010) Thermal Performance of Rooftop Greenery system in Tropical Climate of Malaysia. A case study at a 10 storied building R.C.C flat rooftop at UTM, Johor Bahru , Malaysia. Conference on Technology and Sustainability in the Built Environment. CAPSKU Saudi Arabia 3-6 Jan, 2010
  58. Rumana Rashid and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad (2010) The Comparison between The Thermal Performance of a Contemporary House and Traditional House in the Dense Dhaka City in Bangladesh: A field study was conducted at Dhaka city in Bangladesh. Conference on Technology and Sustainability in the Built Environment. CAPSKU Saudi Arabia 3-6 Jan, 2010
  59. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, Md. Sayem Khan, “Natural Green Application technology on Building in Dense Dhaka City is provide a sustainable, energy saving, comfortable and healthy environment”. Annual Asian Business Research Conference , BIAM Dhaka Bangladesh, 1-2 January 2010. www.wbiconpro.com
  60. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, “Rooftop landscape can change the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect in Malaysia”, Case study was done at UTM Skudai, Johor in Malaysia, Graduate Research Colloquium in Southeast Asian Landscape Urbanism, 8-9 February 2010 (Monday-Tuesday), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Johor Bahru
  61. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, “Indoor Environment Evaluation through Pot plants on Rooftop in Tropical Climate of Malaysia., Graduate Research Colloquium in Southeast Asian Landscape Urbanism, 8-9 February 2010 (Monday-Tuesday), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Johor Bahru
  62. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, Md. Sayem Khan, “Vertical Green Landscape on Building in Dense Dhaka City – Provides a Sustainable Healthy Life”.The 4th SEATUC Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 25-26 February 2010
  63. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, Md. Sayem Khan “Thermal Comfort and Wellbeing in the Green Building at Dense Dhaka City in the Bangladesh”, 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment, Hong Kong, China 1-2 June 2010
  64. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, Md. Sayem Khan, “Bangladesh Traditional House Construction Method is influenced by Changing the Use of Materials”- A field study was conducted in Bangladesh. 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment, Hong Kong, China 1-2 June 2010
  65. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, Md. Sayem Khan, “Bangladesh Traditional House design solution permit good passive cooling for thermal comfort during the both summer and winter seasons”, 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment, Hong Kong, China 1-2 June 2010
  66. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, “The Sustainable Architecture of Traditional Bamboo houses in Bangladesh”, The Second International conference on sustainable Architecture and urban development, 12th – 14th July, 2010 , Amman, Jordan
  67. Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, “Sustainable application of solar energy in Bangladesh traditional houses”, The Second International conference on sustainable Architecture and urban development, 12th – 14th July, 2010, Amman, Jordan
  68. Mohammad Ashjae, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Seyedeh Atefeh Abtahi, Shape Grammar For Sustainable Urban Design, Urban Environmental Pollution Conference ENPO2010, Boston, USA from 20-23 June 2010
  69. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Mohammad Ashjaei, Shape Grammar for Sustainable Building, ICSAUD 2010 organised by Universiti Sains Malaysia on 3-4 March 2010 at Sri Pinang Ballroom, Hotel Royal Penang
  70. Asal Khameni Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Remaz Dilshan Ossen, Facing Home Loss After Disaster: A Review, the “2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment, 1-2 June 2010, Hong Kong, China
  71. Asal Khameni Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Remaz Dilshan Ossen, The Methodologies Used to Evaluate Post-Disaster Housing Reconstruction Projects, 9th Annual Management in Construction Researchers Association 2010 (MiCRA 2010) Conference and Meeting. Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, UITM Shah Alam on the 5th – 6th October 2010
  72. Asal Khameni Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Remaz Dilshan Ossen, Mitigating Home Loss Challenge: Efforts’ Evaluation of Bam-Quake Reconstruction through the Sense of Place Measures, International Conference on Building Education and Research COBRA2010, 2-3 September 2010, Dauphine Universite, Paris ISBN 978-1-84219-619-9
  73. Asal Kamani Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen. “Cultural consequences with respects to housing reconstruction strategies following natural disasters”, ICoHSE: Second International Conference on the Roles of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Engineering, 12-14 Nov 2010, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) Malaysia
  74. Asal Kamani Fard, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen. “The methodologies used to evaluate post-disaster housing reconstruction projects”, MiCRA: Management in Construction Researchers Association 9th Annual Conference and Meeting, 1-2 Dec 2010, Universiti Teknologi MARA, UiTM Shah Alam, Malaysia
  75. Rumana Rashid, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Md Sayem Khan. Sustainable Design: Traditional Courtyard in Hot Climate, The 5th SEATUC Symposium, 24-25 February 2011, Hanoi University of Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  76. Rumana Rashid, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Md Sayem Khan. Sustainable Building Design Principle and Practice in Bangladesh, The 5th SEATUC Symposium, 24-25 February 2011, Hanoi University of Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  77. Rumana Rashid, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Md Sayem Khan. The Mashjid as Architectural Heritage: Sustainability Study of Traditional Mashjid Construction in Bangladesh, The 5th SEATUC Symposium, 24-25 February 2011, Hanoi University of Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam

National Seminar Papers:

  1. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad. Ideas from Studio, Highrise and Sustainability, 20 October 2010, Institute Sultan Iskandar, Main Hall, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  2. Agung Murti Nugroho and Mohd Hamdan Ahmad. “Towards Development of Tropical Solar Architecture: The Use of Computational Fluid Dynamic foe Solar Chimney Simulation.” NSEB 2005 – National Seminar on Energy in Buildings, UiTM, Shah Alam, May 10-11, 2005
  3. Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Nor Haliza Madros (2005). “Impact Of Solar Shading Geometry On Building Energy Use In Hot Humid Climates With Special Reference To Malaysia.” NSEB 2005 – National Seminar on Energy in Buildings, UiTM, Shah Alam, May, 10-11, 2005
  4. Chia Sok Ling, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, and Dilshan R Ossen, Impact of Solar Radiation on High-Rise Built Form in Tropical Climate, NSEB 2005 – National Seminar on Energy in Buildings, UiTM, Shah Alam, May 10-11, 2005
  5. Abdul Razak Sapian, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Nor Haliza Madros, Computer Simulation: An Alternative Method in Studying Natural Ventilation at High-Rise Building due to Urban Wind Condition, Integrated Energy Building Design Seminar organized by Centre for Education and Training in Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (CETREE), Public Works Department Headquarters, Kuala Lumpur, 22-23 October 2002
  6. Gurupiah Mursib, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Zainul Hakim Mohd Zain, Pengubahsuaian Rekabentuk Chalet dan Persekitarannya: Meningkatkan Rekabentuk Chalet dan Persekitaran Pusat Peranginan Bertaraf Sederhana dan Rendah. Kursus Peningkatan Kecekapan Pengusaha Chalet and Budget Hotel Anjuran Kementerian Kebudayaan dan Pelancungan Malaysia di Endau Beach Resort, Penyabong, Endau, Johor 26-30 Sept 1999

Guest Speaker/Lecturer:

  1. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Design Thesis. Invited Guest Lecturer for Final Year Thesis: Design Thesis, International Islamic University Malaysia, July 2009
  2. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Kuliah Umum “Introduction to Architectural Research”, Taylor’s College School of Architecture, Building and Design. September 2008
  3. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Environmental Sustainable Design and Planning, Guest Lecture on Sustainable Environmental Design & Planning, PTK-Public Work Department, Universiti Malaya, December 2003
  4. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Kuliah Umum “Architecture Education and Studio Teaching in UTM”, Jurusan Teknik Arsitektur, Fakultas Teknik, Institut Teknologi Malang, Indonesia, 22 August 2007
  5. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Kuliah Umum “Building Science”, Jurusan Teknik Arsitektur, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia, 5 April 2006
  6. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Some Thought on Architecture Education, Open Lecture as External Examiner, School of Housing Building and Planning, USM, 13 April 2006
  7. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Thought on Future Direction of Architecture Education, 1st Malaysian Polytechnic Architecture Workshop hosted by Politeknik Port Dickson, 17 November 2006
  8. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Teaching Design in UTM, 3rd Architecture Forum, UTM and Taylor’s College, Sheraton Hotel, Subang Jaya, August 12, 2005
  9. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Opening Hari Produk JKA2005, Jabatan Kejuruteraan Awam Politeknik Port Dickson, 2005
  10. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Design Thesis. Invited Guest Lecturer for Final Year Thesis: Introduction to Design Thesis, International Islamic University Malaysia, Jun 2004
  11. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Sustainability and Thermal Comfort, Guest Speaker Press Conference Launching of Green Acres Orchard & Farm Resort, Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur, May 7-9, 2004
  12. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Ismail Said and Intan Zaharah, Writing International Journal, Workshop ‘Writing Paper in International Journal’, 22-23 November 2006, Universitas Trisakti, Jakarta, Indonesia
  13. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Climatic Responsive and Thermal Comfort Design in Housing and Commercial Buildings, Series on Sustainable Environmental Design Programme, Environmental Friendly and Sustainable Solar Energy Technologies & Thermal Comfort in Housing Design & Construction Seminar by AUSEM, Holiday Villa Subang, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 14 July 2001

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