Curriculum vitae

CV Kanniah 25 Nov 2019_edited

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

May 24 to June 8, 2019

Visiting Researcher to Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University Funded by the Department

of Earth System Science,  Tsinghua University

2016-2017      

Visiting Research Fellow MIT-UTM

UTM Johor Bahru (1 September 2016 – 31 January 2017) & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Boston, USA (1 February 2017 – 31 May 2017)

Research Programme: Malaysia Sustainable Cities

2005-2009      

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Geography & Environmental Science

Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Australia

1997-1998    

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

GIS and Remote Sensing

Cambridge University, UK

1996-1997    

Certificate

Industrial Geography

Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Osaka, Japan

1991-1995     

Bachelor of Arts (First class honors)

Geography

Universiti Malaya

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Member, Malaysia Clean Air Society (MyCAS), since July 2018 (membership no: AM-18-0034)
  2. Member, International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), since Jan 2017
  3. Member, Institution of Geospatial and Remote Sensing Malaysia (IGRSM) (Member no: M176)
  4. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), since Sept. 2011 (membership no:91285948)
  5. Member, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (IEEE GRSS), since Sept. 2011 (membership no:91285948)
  6. Member International Association for Vegetation Science –since March 2012 (no: 1916368)
  7. Committee Member (Chair for Student Activities) IEEE Malaysia Section Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society Chapter since Nov 2012
  8. Member, International Association for Ecology- since March 2012 (Member no: 201212269).
  9. Member, International Association for Urban Climate (IAUC)
  10. Associate member of Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)-since 2012

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Research Fellow for Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security (IPASA), Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) – since March 2016
  2. Associate Member for International Journal of Geoinformatics- since March 2012
  3. Malaysian Remote Sensing Society (member since 2001, member no: M176)
  4. Cambridge Commonwealth Society (fellow since 1998)
  5. AsiaFlux member since 24 July 2009

 

PREVIOUS & CURRENT POSITIONS

  1. Associate Professor, Department of Geoinformation (since May 2014)
  2. Senior Lecturer, Department of Remote Sensing, Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, UTM (Oct 2009-2014)
  3. Head, “Tropical Resources Mapping Research Group”, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (since Nov 2012)
  4. Lecturer, Department of Remote Sensing, Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, UTM (Sept 1999-2009)
  5. Tutor, Dept. of Geography, University Malaya (from August 1995 – March 1996)
  6. Teacher, Assuntha Primary School, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (from Apr 1995 – July 1996)
  7. Teacher, primary school-SRJK (T) Serdang, UPM, Selangor, Malaysia (from Jan 1990 – July 1990)