Opportunity: PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate in Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (SEADPRI-UKM)

We are looking for a motivated PhD candidate who will be involved in flood susceptibility and modeling component for Kuala Lumpur and its surrounding area. The candidate will initially be working largely on data collection, handling and processing of very large spatial datasets to form the basis of inputs for the 2D hydraulic flash flood modelling. The candidate will be funded by the Newton-Ungku Omar Research Fund which will provide greater opportunity to work with internationally recognize research groups as well as have good chances to go for higher level training abroad. Continue reading

WORKSHOP ON DISASTER RESILIENT CITIES: RISK ASSESSMENT AND FORECASTING OF GEOPHYSICAL AND ATMOSPHERIC HAZARDS

Pusat Kajian Bencana Asia Tenggara (SEADPRI-UKM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia dengan kerjasama Malaysian Industry Goverment Group for High Technology (MIGHT), Agensi Pengurusan Bencana Negara (NADMA), Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Desa (JPBD), Asian Network on Climate Science and Technology (ANCST) dan pihak lain akan menganjurkan bengkel bertajuk “Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Risk Assessment and Forecasting of Geophysical and Atmospheric Hazards”. Continue reading