Ts. Dr. Nur Syamimi Zaidi received her B.Sc degree in Civil Engineering and Ph.D degree in Civil-Environmental Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2010 and 2016, respectively. She currently works as Senior Lecturer at School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UTM. She is also a Professional Technologist registered with Malaysian Board of Technologist and Graduate Engineer registered with Board of Engineer Malaysia.

Over the years, Dr. Nur Syamimi has actively contributed to the development of water pollution control mainly under the research field of water and wastewater quality as well as environmental management. To date, she had published in more than 40 publications consisted of book chapters, peer reviewed articles, proceedings and technical reports with more than 250 citations. She is also actively involved in many water and environmental-related consultancies activities for various organizations. As the project leader, she has successfully secured 4 different research grants under Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Her main research field interest is water pollution control – water quality and wastewater treatment, magnetic field application, coagulation-flocculation, mainly focusing on the use of natural coagulant and sludge bulking.