Biography

DODO YAKUBU AMINU is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Architecture Faculty of Built Environment Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Graduated graduated with a bachelor and master of science (B.Sc. & M.Sc.) in Architecture, from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Architecture specializing in Sustainable Architecture from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He worked as an Architect and Interior designer in one of the leading Interior firm in Nigeria; ALIBERT Group of Company for 3 years and later join the Academic in 2005 Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola Adamawa state Nigeria(Formerly Known as FUTY) rising to the post of Lecturer I were i taught history related courses and interior design for Architect as well as supervising undergraduate students.

I am a Member of Greenovation Research Group, Member of Green Environmental Energy and Building Science (GEEBS) all in UTM. I have over 60 publications (peer reviewed Journals papers, Conferences papers and Chapters in Books). My area of interest is in Sustainable Environmental Architecture; Green Buildings Rating Systems, Daylighting in Buildings, Digital Architecture, Green Buildings and Health issues and Architecture Education.

Appointment as Member Architecture Team Representing UTM in Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME 2018) USIM-UTM team 025 as  Health and Safety Officer/ Health & safety Coordinator

Member of the Research team for the “Developing a Web Based Software for analyzing life cycle of variables for GBI rating system” (BUiLDGREEN) (2015) Under Assoc. Professor, Dr. Rozana Zakaria   Green Building Consultant

Member of the Research team that Developed ” Draft-1 of Green Technology Blueprint for Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Member Countries” (2014) Under Professor, Dr. Zainuddin bin Abdul Manan  Assistant Consultant.

Member of Architectural Team (Team UTM) that won Gold Medal, First Place Energy Balance Contest 10 Solar Decathlon China (SDC) 2013 Datong China 2013 (Team Member)

Member of the team that developed the guideline for  “a Comfortable and Energy Efficient Government’s Office Building Design” (2011) Under Assoc. Professor, Dr. Mohd Zin Kandar Graduate Research Assistant, Student Working Scheme (SPB)

Courses that I can teach includes

  • History of Architecture
  • Interior Design for Architect
  • Construction Detailing
  • Structure and Construction
  • Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • Architecture of Religious Building

Apart from teaching and research i also an partake in sporting activities (football and table tennis) with some medals to show in footballing activities.

I am happily married to Faizah Bashir Mohammed we both have two kids Alamin and Amina Nur-Huda