New Architectural Image of Flat Taman Plentong Utama Johor Bahru

A continues program of transforming Flat Taman Plentong Utama become more sustainable living environment. New colour schemes were painted on building facade to create new architectural image of Flat Taman Plentong Utama. The local community through Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru received special budget from Ministry of Well Being, Housing and Local Government.

Juri Anugerah Keceriaan Kampung Felda (AKKF) Peringkat Kebangsaan 2018

Dipilih dan diberikan kepercayaan sekali lagi oleh pihak FELDA Pusat sebagai Juri Anugerah Keceriaan Kampung Felda (AKKF) Peringkat Kebangsaan 2018. Mengadili 10 buah Kampung Felda yang terpilih bermula daripada 25 April 2018 hingga 15 Mei 2018. Di antara Felda yang memasuki Peringkat Akhir adalah seperti Felda Mengkawang, Felda Kemahang 2, Felda Rimba Emas, Felda Sungai Kelamah, Felda Raja Alias, Felda Selancar 3, Felda Keratong, Felda Bukit Tongkat, Felda Adela, Felda Sahabat. Menjanjikan satu persaingan yang sengit dengan kualiti pertandingan yang lebih baik dan berkualiti, kearah Kampung Felda Lestari dan Global…

PhD Supervision – Sharing, Interaction and Guidance

It’s no secret that getting a PhD is a stressful process. One of the factors that can help or hinder this period of study is the relationship between supervisor and student. Research shows that effective supervision can significantly influence the quality of the PhD and its success or failure. I strongly believe that supervisor should always sharing new thinking of research, innovative and creative. Supervisor also should be able to create more research interaction between scholars, locally and internationally and guidance in achieving high impact research as well as publish journal publication, conferences research paper and seminar. Make our PhD Candidate always feel happy and enjoy doing their PhD Research.             Be – “Good to Great” – James Collins

My current PhD Candidates : Aisyat (Nigerian), Rohana, Syuhada and Haslinda (Malaysian)

Graduated in 2016: Dr Agboola Oluwagbemiga Paul from Nigeria (He received Best Student Award PhD for Faculty of Built Environment, 2016) and in year 2013: Dr Kayode Oluruntoba from Nigeria


Transformation Sustainable Neighbourhood Environment at Flat Taman Plentong Utama Johor Bahru

Eco Heritage Landscape Research and Development at Pulau Tanjung Surat, Pengerang Johor

11 April 2018, 12 numbers of 2nd year students from Landscape Architecture Community Design Studio were involved in Eco Heritage Landscape Studies at Pulau Tanjung Surat, Pengerang Johor. Two lecturers were involved, Dr Mohd Hisyam Rasidi and Dr Hamidah Ahmad (Studio Master) from Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment UTM. The tasks were given to the students to study and research about potential of the place, landscape features, cultural study and community needs and  activities. Furthermore, the students also cover other significant landscape aspects such as accessibility, vegetation, natural resources, topography, habitat and microclimate. In future, they will produce landscape planning and design proposal / master plan in relation to the concept of Eco Heritage Landscape Development for Pulau Tanjung Surat.

Child Friendly City: International Student’s Design Workshop 2017, Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment UTM and Dept.of Architecture, Universitas Muhamadiyah Surakarta, Solo Indonesia

UTM – High Impact Community Development Project in Cambodia

UTM Game Changer


The word “innovation” is used widely and inconsistently in media and business literature. Looking to the Latin roots of the word, “in-nova-tion” literally means “in a new way.” Innovation can be defined as the successful conversion of new concepts and knowledge into new products, services, or processes that deliver new customer value in the marketplace.

Innovation by definition adds value, and it is probable that a successful innovative solution will be the one that improves the process and/or its output. But innovation and improvement are often referred to in tandem, as in “our innovation and improvement program” or “the continuous improvement and innovation team.” Not all improvements are innovations, most innovations are improvements, and there are some innovations that are not improvements.

Discussion with TYT Dato Seri Hassan bin Malik, Malaysia Ambassador in Cambodia and Datuk Hjh Normala Abdul Samad, MP Pasir Gudang, Johor regarding UTM contribution and development program for Cambodian Community

Research and Innovation

Research Activities and Grants                                                      

July 2014- June 2015 :

  • Developing River as a Sustainable Social and Habitat Corridor in a City – UTM GUP Grant  with amount RM20,000.

July 2015 – June 2017:

  • Keberkesanan Pelaksanaan service Learning dalam Pengajian  Pendidikan Tinggi, Grant CTL, UTM, amout RM20,000.

July 2015 – Mei 2016 :

  •  Projek Pembangunan Transformasi Persekitaran Lestari, Flat  Taman Plentong Utama, Johor Bahru. Grant from NBOS, UCTC,              amount RM35,000. Project Leader

2010 – Feb.2013:

  • Developing Maps Of Affordances For Schoolyard For Children’s Environmental Learning: Comparing National And Ethnic Primary Schools In Malaysia

2011 – 2013 :

  •   Modeling Urban Green Space Network for Nature Conservation  areas in a New Township in Malaysia – Principle Investigator              (UTM Research University Grant, year 2011-2013) with amount  RM112,000.

2010 – 2012 :

  • Developing a sustainable model of Ecological Corridor in a new township in Malaysia based on biodiversity, climatic effect and                    human relation. – Principal Investigator (Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia) with amount RM86,000.


  • April 2013 – March 2014: Palm Oil: A Palm Oil Driven and Sustainability Integrated Local   Community (April 2013 – March 2014) with amount RM35,000.






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