Dr. Lee Yoke Lai is a Senior Lecturer in the Landscape Architecture Program. She started her academic career as a tutor since 2009 in Faculty of Built Environment & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She graduated from Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School at The University of Tokyo, Japan in 2016. She joined the Territorial Design Studies Unit (Kubota-sensei Lab) and Urban Design Laboratory (Nishimura-sensei Lab) during her PhD studies at The University of Tokyo. She received her Diploma in Architecture (2002) from Polytechnic Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Kuantan, Pahang; BA Hons in Landscape Architecture (2008) and Master SC in Urban Design (2012) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Her current research interest is urban studies, cultural landscape, urban conservation, urban history & social history, Landscape design.

On-going current research:

  1. Establishment of Bamboo Avenue as an Eco-Living Lab.

On-going MOU UTM-UNS activies

  1. Teaching and research activities

Completed research 

  1. Assessing Resilience of Farmer Communities In Pontian District From Rapid Development of Iskandar Malaysia (GUP grant)
  2. Proposed Landscape master plan for Taman Rinting Community Park, Pasir Gudang.
  3. Proposed Landscape master plan for Nusa Damai Community Park, Pasir Gudang.
  4. Collaborative Book Chapter with Yayasan Warisan Johor: Exploring the Cultural Landscape of Johor.
  5. Proposed Landscape master plan for Eco-community Park at Flora Heights.