Department of Earth Sciences and Environment

Expertise

Prof. Dr. Fredolin Tangan@Tajudin Mahmud

  •  Chairman JSBAS / Professor (VK7)
  •  +603 8921 5492
  •  tangang@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
In the field of climatology including research in climate change and variability, weather and climate extremes, regional climate modelling and physical oceanography.


Prof. Dr. Che Abd Rahim Mohamed

  •  Professor (VK7)
  •  013-335 1311
  •  carmohd@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Marine geo-radiochemistry related with marine oceanography, marine chemistry, marine pollution, marine radiochemistry, marine biogeochemistry, marine geochronology, paleoceanography, marine sedimentology and ocean-atmospheric interaction.


Prof. Dr. Ahmad Abas Kutty

  •  Professor (VK7)
  •  012-354 4167
  •  abas@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
knowledgeable in aquatic ecosystem management, which involve water quality assessment, pollution and fish, benthic macroinvertebrate benthic, zooplankton and phytoplankton. experience in ecosystem assessment using biological assessment concept and QUAL2K modelling simulation.


Prof. Dr. Zaidi Che Cob

  •  Profesor (VK7)
  •  +603 8921 3400 / 012-2484901
  •  zdcc@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
I am a marine ecologist, with expertise in marine invertebrates, particularly the macrobenthos. Research focus is mainly on exploring the biology, ecology and dynamics of marine species in their environments.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Liew Ju Neng

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 4940
  •  juneng@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Atmospheric and ocean modeling, climate change, regional climate dynamic.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azman Abdul Rahim

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 3038
  •  abarahim@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Biodiversity, taxonomy, invertebrate, species diversity, marine ecology, marine biodiversity, scientific illustration, benthic ecology, scientific diving, underwater photography, Crustacea, Isopoda, Amphipoda, Mysids.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habibah Jamil

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  019-241 5147
  •  bib@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
The field of study covers the geochemistry of rocks, soils and sediments. Her current research interest is in Quaternary sediments, including aspects of origin, sedimentary environment, composition, stratigraphy and geochemistry of the sediments. Most of the above studies are related to the study of heavy metals in paddy cultivation areas, groundwater resources, paleo climatic change, economic potential of placer deposits, and analogue for petroleum systems.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Masni Mohd. Ali

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  012-649 3598
  •  masni@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Research expertise in environmental forensics, marine biogeochemistry and marine pollution.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muzzneena Ahmad Mustapha

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 3472 / 019-255 6654
  •  muzz@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Research expertise in applying remote sensing and Geographical Information System to ocean colour and coastal and marine ecosystem conservation and management.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tukimat Lihan

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  019-255 6652
  •  matt@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
The research expertise on application of remote sensing and GIS in determination of potential soil erosion, river plume detection and wildlife habitat suitability and ecological corridor.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azhar Abdul Halim

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 3038
  •  azharhalim@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Water and wastewater treatment, water quality, environmental chemistry.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Zuhairi Wan Yaacob

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 5390
  •  yaacobzw@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
My research focuses on geology materials as natural contaminant sorbents (Geo-sorbents), contaminants migration in soil and groundwater, acid mine drainage, remediation of contaminated land, Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), groundwater modelling (MODFLOW FLEX) and landslide and slope stability modelling (OASYS ).


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zulfahmi Ali Rahman

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  012-665 2695
  •  zarah1970@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Applied environmental geoscience.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Simon Kumar Das

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 5394 / 012-252 8372
  •  simon@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Climate change effect on fishes, fish resiliency to environmental change and aquaculture.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Shahrul Mohd. Nazir

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  019-681 4865
  •  shahrulnadzir@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Expert in air quality and climate change.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Hariri Arifin

  •  Assoc. Prof. (DS54)
  •  +603 8921 5657
  •  hariri@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Geothermal dan geophysics


Dr. Abdullah Samat

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS52)
  •  012-975 2066
  •  nature@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Ichthyology. These are about fish taxonomy, biology and biodiversity in particular. Further, its cover the conservation of species and their ecosystem.


Dr. Ester Salimun

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  +603 8921 5397
  •  ester@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Expertise in the field of climatology, Interannual climate variability and atmospheric modeling. Research is on impacts and teleconnection of climate variability (ENSO, IOD) over the Southeast Asia precipitation distribution. Also looking at the extreme weather characteristic over Malaysia.


Dr. Goh Thian Lai

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  019-312 7650
  •  gohthianlai@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Geohazard, geomechanics, rock physics, rock fall, rock fall mitigation, slope stability and cave stability


Dr. Khairiatul Mardiana Jansar

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  012-679 9583
  •  mardiana@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Environmental Chemistry


Dr. Khoo Mei Ling

  •  Senior Lecturer DS51
  •  
  •  meilingkhoo@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Biological studies of marine ornamental fish, particularly in the feeding and reproduction biology of clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris


Dr. Mohd. Basril Iswadi Basori

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  
  •  basril@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Economic geology, applied geochemistry, metallogeny and tectonics.


Dr. Nor Shahidah Mohd. Nazer

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  018-963 5456
  •  shahidahnazer@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Engineering geology, geohazard and soil mechanics


Dr. Herryawan Ryadi Eziwar Dyari

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  +603 8921 4813
  •  herry@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Cell Biology


Dr. Muhammad Syafiq Musa

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  019-787 9632
  •  syafiqmusa@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Research interest focuses on the effects of anthropogenic environmental stressors (e.g. climate change, microplastics, marine pollution) on eco-physiology and biological aspects of marine fish and aquatic species.


Dr. Mohammad Rozaimi Jamaludin

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  +603 8921 4433 / 012-796 2797
  •  mdrozaimi@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
I have interests in seagrass biology and ecology, macroalgal ecology and blue carbon.


Dr. Norasiah Sulaiman

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  017-211 1127
  •  norasiahs@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Structural geology and tectonics, structural modelling and restoration, subsurface basin analysis (including seismic interpretation, structural mapping, and stratigraphic analysis) and geohazards related to active faults.


Dr. Norbert Simon

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  019-228 5647
  •  norbsn@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Interested in geohazard and geoconservation.


Dr. Norfazrin Mohd. Hanif

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  013-584 2585
  •  norfazrin@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Atmospheric chemistry


Dr. Norsyafina Roslan

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  017-556 3786
  •  finalan@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Fractured rock aquifer characterization and groundwater modelling.


Dr. Nurul `Ain Ab. Jalil

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS52)
  •  019-217 0116
  •  nurulain@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Solid waste management, treatment of biological solid waste using bio-drying method, composting methods, and the conversion of waste to energy from agricultural waste.


Dr. Nurul Afifah Mohd Radzir

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  +603-8921 5659 / 012-922 4199
  •  nurulafifah@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Expert research and services are in Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Petroleum Geology. Application specialization is in mineral resource exploration (sand), carbon capture and storage, petrophysics and hydrocarbon reservoir characterization.


Dr. Suriyanti Su Nyun Pau

  •  Senior Lecturer (DS51)
  •  
  •  suriyanti@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Systematics and physiology of harmful microalgae.


Dr. Mohd. Rozi Umor

  •  Senior Lecturer DS51
  •  +603 8921 3156 / 012-912 5382
  •  umor@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Petrogenesis of igneous rock


En. Wan Mohd. Lotfi Wan Muda

  •  Lecturer (DS45)
  •  013-241 0380
  •  lotfile63@gmail.com
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Marine invertebrate biology and macrofouling.


Puan Marilah Sarman

  •  Pensyarah
  •  03 892 1498
  •  marilah@ukm.edu.my
  •  UKM Sarjana

Specialisation
Conservation geology


En. Muhammad Ashahadi Dzulkafli

Specialisation
Paleontologist