My PhD Candidates and Their Research Topics

PhD
1. Art Manikam
AFFORDANCES OF HOME-SCHOOL JOURNEY TO LESS PRIVILEGED CHILDREN IN OLD-CITY ZONE OF MAKASSAR (Data Interpretation)
2. Noraini Bahari
MODELLING ECOLOGICAL NETWORK FOR PLANTAIN SQUIRREL MOVEMENTS IN URBAN RESIDENTIAL AREA IN MALAYSIA (Data Interpretation)
3. Nurun Nadzirah Isa
CARBON STOCK MAPPING OF FOUR PIONEER SPECIES AT UTM SECONDARY FOREST (Viva-voce on 13 Nov 2017)
4. Yeo Lee Bak
ECOSYSTEM SERVICES ASSESSMENT AND MODELLING FOR TRADE-OFF MELIORATION IN URBAN-RURAL GRADIENT (Submission of Thesis for Viva)
5. Amatalraof
A Sustainable Bio-inspired Cooling Unit for Hot Arid Regions: Integrated Evaporative Cooling System in Wind Tower (Data Interpretation and Chapter Writing)
6. Tun Irfan
Impact of Artworks on Development of Child Friendly Environment (Data Interpretation and Chapter Writing)
7. Joharudin Samion
Resilience capacity of Malaysia district to combat the economic impact from Iskandar Development (Data Analysis and Interpretation)
8. Amalina Fauzi
Ecosystem services of urban greenery on people’s wellbeing (Data Analysis and Interpretation)
9. Mega Suria Hashim
Outdoor Learning for Middle Childhood for Malaysian Children (Data Analysis and Interpretation)
10. Janatun Naim Yusof
Sensibility Index of Young Children Towards Rural Landscape in Malaysia (Data Analysis and Interpretation )
11. Khazainun Zaini
Shared Residential Outdoor Spaces in Gated Community as Safe Environment (Thesis Writing)
12. Nur Amira Samad
Accessibility of Handicaps in Urban Environment (Data Analysis and Interpretation)
13. Jasmin Ghazzali at Australia National University
Alterations of air quality, temperature, and use of space by the presence of a vertical greenery system in a building corridor (Data Analysis and Thesis Writing)

14. Akinyoyenu Festus (Data Analysis and Interpretation)
Morphology of Greenery and Open Spaces For Urban Planning of Akurea in Nigeria
15. Amr Mohamad Alabbasi
Restorative Effects of Open Spaces at Well-Planned Cities on the Physiological Health of Obese Adults in Saudi Arabia (Data Analysis)
16. Abu Taib Mohammed Shahjahan at Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology (Data Analysis)
17. Teoh Mei Yee (Literature Review)
Urban Greening and Urban Heat Island in Malaysian Cities
18. Sarah Alia Norazlan
Children Interaction in Outdoor Environment (Literature Review)
19. Azmiah Gaffar
Vertical Green System (Literature Review)
20. Daodu Oluwatomisin (Literature Review)
Children’s Environment
21. Salim Bashir Umar (Literature Review)
Adaptive reuse of precolonial and postcolonial building in Kano, Nigeria
22. Abdulkarim Kabiru Haruna (Literature Review)
Effects of Greenery on Thermal Comfort of Users in Experiencing Campus Landscape in North-Eastern Region of Nigeria

New Research Topics

New Research Topics (1) Ecosystem services practice in rural settlement towards sustainability of local community (2) Ecosystem resilience of peri-landscape in small towns (3) Policy of landscape planning in conserving ecosystem of green spaces in … [Continue reading]

Structural Biodiversity of Urban Green Space Influencing Cultural Ecosystem Services Delivered to Urban Inhabitants

Structural Biodiversity of Urban Green Space … [Continue reading]

Publications in Journal

UTM Experts Directory https://pure.utm.my/en/persons/ismail-said/publications/ … [Continue reading]

PhD Colloquium

Greenovation Research Group from Faculty of Built Environment will hold a joint PhD colloquium with Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Universitas Gadjah Mada on 22 Jan 2018. This colloquium are open to PhD candidates from all public … [Continue reading]

Examining PhD and Master Theses for 2016 and 2017

1. An Exploratory Study of Children's Experiences in Nature and Their Connectedness to Nature, USM (Ph.D.)(Oct 2017) 2. Ecological Resilience of Small Urban Parks: System Functionality and Adaptation to Disturbances (Ph.D.) University of Copenhagen … [Continue reading]

Role of a University

Universities don’t exist just to prepare people for the world of work. They exist to prepare people for the world. With the ability to think beyond the confines of a narrow field of study. With the ability to see connections and correlations and … [Continue reading]

Diagram on a Study of Bird Habitat and Behavior

The figure shows a review of literature of Linda's PhD study on major park as urban habitat for bird species in a case study of Putrajaya. Linda Aziz reviewed more than 300 materials on bird habitat and behavior from seven disciplines: Biological … [Continue reading]

University Education

The foundation of a university is its faculty, but its future and a large part of its influence in the world lie in its students, who become alumni. (Elizabeth Garrett during her inauguration speech as 13th president of Cornell, 2015) … [Continue reading]

Progress Reports on Ecosystem Services

Yeo Lee Bak presented his progress report on Ecosystem Services Assessment and Modelling for Trade-off Melioration. The aim of the study is to investigate and map the value of ecosystem services (provision, regulating, cultural) in a detail context … [Continue reading]