Awards / Recognition

International

  1. Fully funded invitation for “An International Regional Science Training on “Remote Sensing of Land Use/Cover Change and Climate Impacts on Coastal Zone” in Phuket, Thailand. Sponsored by NASA (17-19 Dec 2019) -RM2691.47
  2. Fully funded invitation for 1st Asia-Pacific Urban Symposium in Thammasat University (11-13 Dec 2019) -RM 2304.25.
  3. Fully funded invitation for East Asian Symposium on Urban Forests Coping with Fine Dusts in Korea. Sponsored by National Institute of Forest Science (16-19 Oct 2019) -RM 4788
  4. Fully funded invitation for 6th International Symposium on LAPAN-IPB Satellite (LISAT) on Food Security and Environmental Monitoring in IPB Bogor (17-18 Sept 2019) -RM2655.84
  5. Fully funded invitation for The 6th Geoinformation Science Symposium 2019 in Faculty of Geography Universitas Gadjah Mada (26-27 Aug 2019) -RM 3283.76
  6. Fully funded as Visiting Researcher at Department of Earth System Science, Tshinghua University (24 May – 8 June 2019) -RM 11,894.75
  7. Science of the Total Environment Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (June 2018)
  8. Remote Sensing of Environment Recognised Reviewer (January 2018)
  9. Journal of Cleaner Production Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (September 2017)
  10. Journal of Cleaner Production Recognised Reviewer (August 2017)
  11. Environmental Pollution Recognised Reviewer (August 2017)
  12. Science of the Total Environment Recognised Reviewer (February 2017)
  13. Travel Grant to Hyderabad, India. International Conference on “Geo-spatial Technology for Natural Resource Management & Climate Change” sponsored by “National Institute of Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development, India – RM3674.16
  14. Travel Grant to Imperial College London. Remote Sensing and Photo-Grammetry Society Annual Conference (RSPSoc 2017) sponsored by “International Journal of Remote Sensing” RM11,000
  15. Travel Grant to Manila, Philippines. R & D Congress on Sustainable Urbanization in the Course of ASEAN Economic Integration. Sponsored by the Department of Environment of Natural Resources ecosystem- Ecosystem Research and Development Bureau (DENR-ERBD).
  16. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia-Massachusetts Institute of Technology International Scholars Programme- Malaysian Sustainable Cities- from (1 September 2016-30 May 2017)
  17. Cambridge Certificate for Oustanding Scientific Achievement (2016)
  18. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia-Massachusetts Institute of Technology International Scholars Programme- Malaysian Sustainable Cities- from 1 September 2016-30 May 2017
  19. Fully funded invitation for Forum/Meeting- Building Academic Community In Geography/Geoinformatics In Asean2016 (1-5 August 2016)
  20. Fully funded invitation for Forum/Meeting- Building Academic Community In Geography/Geoinformatics In Asean2015 (3-7 August 2015)
  21. Marqui’s Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2016 (International recognition for noteworthy achievements that have proved to be of significant value to society)
  22. The International Biographical Centre Cambridge Certificate for Outstanding Scientific Achievement award 2015.
  23. Elsevier Recognised Reviewer 2015
  24. PLOS ONE Recognised Reviewer 2015
  25. Marqui’s who’s who in the world 2014 (International recognition for noteworthy achievements that have proved to be of significant value to society)
  26. Marqui’s who’s who in the world 2013 (International recognition for noteworthy achievements that have proved to be of significant value to society)
  27. Full sponsorship to participate in Capacity Building Workshop on ‘Remote Sensing of the Glabal Water Cirtutation to Climate Change at Key Laboratory of Microwave Remote Sensing (MIRs/CAs), National Space Center (NSSC), Beijing, China (3-14 September 2012)- Sponsored by Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  28. Marqui’s who’s who in the world 2012 (International recognition for noteworthy achievements that have proved to be of significant value to society)
  29. Full Scholarship to undertake PhD in Monash University, Australia (from May 2005 to September 2008) International Postgraduate Research Scholarship by the Faculty of Arts, Monash University (International Scholarship)
  30. Full Scholarship by Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Ex-Gratia grant by Cambridge University to undertake M.Phil degree in Cambridge University, UK, 1997 (International Scholarship)
  31. Full Monbusho Scholarship to undertake Research in Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Japan, April 1995-October 1996 (International Scholarship)

 National/ University

  1. UTM Low Carbon City Framework (LCCF) Diamond Recognition Award by Malaysia Green Technology Corporation, 2017
  2. Excellent Service Award-2017 (Institute RISE level Recognition based on 2017 achievements)
  3. Excellent Service Award-2017 (Faculty level Recognition based on 2016 achievements)
  4. Anugerah Editor Penerbitan Berindeks (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  5. Anugerah Harta Intelek (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  6. Anugerah Jaringan Industri (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  7. Anugerah Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP) (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  8. Anugerah Prestasi Cemerlang eLPPT (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  9. Anugerah Artikel Berindeks WoS Q1 (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  10. Anugerah Utama Knowledge Transfer Program (KTP) (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  11. Anugerah Utama (Penerbitan) (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  12. Anugerah Utama (Tokoh Akademik) (2015) (Faculty level Recognition)
  13. Excellent Service Award, UTM (2015)
  14. One of the finalist for Publication in high impact factor Journals, (University level Recognition-2015)
  15. Recognition for Publication by the National Space Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, Malaysia 2014 (second place under Publication in Journal papers category) (National level Recognition)
  16. Recognition for Publication by the National Space Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, Malaysia2011 (second place under Publication in conference papers category) (National level Recognition)
  17. Contribution to the University’s Key Performance Index 2011 (award from Sustainability Research Alliance, UTM for Publication in High Impact factor Journals (University level Recognition)
  18. One of the finalist for Publication in high impact factor Journals, 2009 (University level Recognition)
  19. Excellent Service Award, UTM (2009)
  20. Publication Award 2005- Faculty of Geoinformation Science & Engineering (Faculty level Recognition).
  21. Research Awards (Excellent Achievement), 2003, UTM (University level Recognition)

 Others

  1. Appeared in “ScienceDaily, an online source for the latest research news (28 June 2018) (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170628095834.htm) “Remote sensing technologies key to the future of the oil palm industry”
  2. Interviewed by Special Broadcasting Service (SBS-Tamil Programme) – New South Wales, Australia on achievement as an academician and researcher in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (24 August 2013)
  3. Interviewed by Berita Harian (local newspaper) on 21 December 2015 (page 15) – “Pendidikan Geosains perlu Diperluas.” (Geoscience Education Should be Extended)