Curriculum vitae

Senior Lecturer
(Sustainable Water Resources Management, Rainwater Harvesting, Construction Technology)
Date of Birth : 11th January 1982
Nationality : Malaysian
Address : Room 215,
Block B05,
Department of Quantity
Surveying, Faculty of Built
Environment, Universiti
Teknologi Malaysia, 81310
UTM Skudai, Johor,
Phone (Office) : +607-5530625
Phone (Mobile) : +6019-7271654
E-mail :;
Academic Qualification
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Regional Environment Systems (Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan, 2011).

Master of Science (MSc.) in Construction Management (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2006).

Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Construction (Hons) (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2005).

Diploma in Civil Engineering (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2003).

Senior Lecturer – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia: 22nd December 2011 – present

Lecturer – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia: 5th July 2007 – 21st December 2011

Executive Engineer – Ganda Hasrat Engineering Sdn. Bhd., Johor Bahru: December 2006 – June 2007

Trainee Engineer – TETO Engineering Sdn. Bhd., Johor Bahru: October 2002 – March 2003

Substitute Teacher – Sek. Keb. Sungai Tiram, Johor Bahru: March 2002 – May 2002

Professional Membership
Member, International Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (IRCSA)
Field of Specialization & Research Interest
1. Sustainable water resources management
2. Rainwater harvesting
3. Construction technology
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

1. Sustainable Construction (SBEQ2852)
2. Civil Engineering Measurement, Studio Tutor (SBQ4314)
3. Construction Technology IV (SBQ3223)
4. Civil Engineering Construction (SBC2253)
5. Construction Plant and Temporary Work (SBC2263)
6. Principles of Structures (SBEC1142 & SBEQ2812)
7. Construction Technology & Design (SBC2273)
8. Undergraduate Project I (SBQ4812)
9. Undergraduate Project II, Coordinator (SBQ4824)
10. Research Methodology and Proposal (SBC3712)
11. Undergraduate Project, Coordinator (SBC3724)

Journals/Proceedings of Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

Published Journal

1. A.R. Nafisah, Jun Matsushita & Akihiro Okada, Evaluation of the Effects and the Programming of ‘Water Conservation Plan’ (WCP) for Total Water Resources Management in Tokyo, Journal of Water and Environment Technology, Vol.9, No.2 (2011.6).

2. A.R. Nafisah, Jun Matsushita & Katsuya Suenobu, Assessment on Total Water Resources Management (TWRM) in Selangor, Malaysia with Emphasis on Rainwater Harvesting in the Basis of Lessons Learned from Tokyo’s TWRM, Journal of Japan Society of Shimanto Policy and Integrated River Basin Management, 2011, pp. 51-60.

Proceedings of Conferences/ Seminars/Workshops
1. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Attitudes towards Rainwater Harvesting for Promotion of Water Conservation in Selangor, Capital State of Malaysia, The 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2011.

2. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Evaluation of Total Water Resources Management in Selangor and the Assessment on Resisting/Driving Factors for the Application of Tokyo’s ‘Water Conservation Program’, Proc. for 5th Symposium on South East Asia Technical University Consortium, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2011.

3. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Study on ‘Water Conservation Policy Package’ Including Wastewater Recycling in Tokyo and the Applicability in Selangor, Malaysia, Proc. for World Water Week Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010, pp. 138-140.

4. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Comparative Study on Rainwater Harvesting Practice between Two Metropolises: Tokyo (Sumida-ku) & Selangor, Malaysia, Social Management Systems, Webqualified Paper SMS10-117, 2010.

5. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Comprehensive Study on Total Water Resources Management (TWRM) in Tokyo from Supply/Demand Side Control Measures, Proc. for 4th Symposium on
South East Asia Technical University Consortium, pp 188-191, Tokyo, Japan, 2010.

6. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Comparison of Relevant Aspects in Rainwater Harvesting Practice between Two Metropolises: Tokyo & Selangor, Online Proc. for 14th International Rainwater Catchments System Conference, ref no. 5.1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2009.

7. A.R. Nafisah & Jun Matsushita, Appropriate Water Resources Management from the Viewpoints of Supply/Demand Side Control; Comparison of Relevant Practice between Two Metropolises: Tokyo and Selangor, Proc. for 3rd Symposium on South East Asia Technical University Consortium, pp 15-16, UTM, Malaysia, 2009.

1. Excellent Services Award 2011, (Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang) (Sijil dan Hadiah Kecemerlangan) at the Citra Karisma (Majlis Anugerah Kecemerlangan & Penghargaan UTM), 3rd July 2012, UTM, Skudai.

2. Scholarship of Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan for PhD. (150,000 yen monthly with exemption of entrance and tuition fees), August 2008-September, 2011.

3. Sponsorship by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for ‘Exchange Program for East Asian Young Researchers’. (500,000 yen), 1st October 2011 – 28th October 2011).

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