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MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

RESEARCHER PERSONAL INFO Name

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Abbas Abdul Wahab

Academic Qualification

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Deg.Planning (GCAD,U.K.) 1980, M.Sc.Geographical Information System (GIS) & Geomatic Engineering (UPM, Malaysia)

Organisation

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Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia

Designation

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Chief Assistant Director

Contact

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03-26989211

Address

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National Landuse Information Division Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia, Jalan Cenderasari, 50646 Kuala Lumpur.

Email

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abbas@townplan.gov.my / abbas.abdulwahab@gmail.com

Personal Website

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badaveil.multiply.com

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Geographical Information System & Open Source Software

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Malaysian Board of Town Planners (LPPM) No. A 0213

Research Interest / Expertise National / International Affiliations

Malaysian of Institute of Planners (MIP) No. 393/98 Association of Town and Country Planners (PERSADA) No. 121/91

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION

THESIS 1. M.Sc. Dissertation – The Use of Geographical Information System (GIS) as an expert system. A case study of slope analysis in Malacca (UPM, 2002). 2.

Deg. Dissertation The Preservation of Historical Building. A case study of Cheltenham (GCAD,U.K. 1980).

CONFERENCE 1. OSS GIS for town and country planning . Malaysian Government Open Source Software Conference (MyGOSSCON) 2009 – Organized by MAMPU, JPM (Nov 2009) 2.

Establishing Quantum GIS as the principal GIS in the Public Sector. 4 Exhibition - Organised by NRE (Jun 2010)

Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia

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National GIS Conference &


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

SEMINAR 1. Forum Panel Member, Seminar Pelaksanaan Open Source Software (OSS) Negeri Sabah dan Sarawak Organised by MAMPU, JPM (Jun 2010).

FORUM 1. Brothers HL-2104 Mono colour A4 laser printer Forum Ubuntu Malaysia, 26.11.2008 2.

The unexplorer potentials of a dual boot computer Forum Ubuntu Malaysia, 3.5.2010

3.

The fine art of convincing people to use QGIS Quantum GIS Forum, 10.2.2010

4.

A netbook purchased running on Ubuntu ...at last!

5.

How to reset the Paper Size Format – OpenOffice.org Community Forum, 26.6.2011

6.

How to install Ares Galaxy – Ubuntu Forum, 27.10.2008

7.

How to install Internet Explorer (IE) 8.0 on Ubuntu – Ubuntu Forum, 5.4.2010

8.

Celcom Vodafone Huawei K3565-Z broadband setup - Ubuntu Forum, 17.9.2010

Forum Ubuntu Malaysia, 20.11.2010

BULLETIN 1. Establishing Quantum GIS as the principal GIS in the Public Sector. (Bulletin JUPEM – GIS Edisi Bil.1/2010 ISSN 1394-5505) 2.

Establishing Quantum GIS as the principal GIS in the Public Sector. (Bulletin NRE - GeoSpatial Edisi 2/2010 ISSN 1823-7762).

JOURNAL 1. A comparative study between the Malaysia Structure Plan and the Theoretical Structure Plan (Jernal JPBD Bil.15/ Sept 1981 ISSN 0126-9151) 2.

Towards Open Source at the Desktop (Malaysian Townplan Vol.06/ Issue 1/ Nov 2009 ISSN 1675-7629).

NEWSLETTER 1. Exemplary Initiative (Bulletin OSCC MAMPU – Bil.4/2009 Jun 2009) 2. Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Recommends Ubuntu. (Bulletin OSCC MAMPU Bil.7/2009 September 2009)

RESEARCH 1. JPBD Slope Analysis Plugin for Quantum GIS Ver.1.5 (National Landuse Information Division, FDTCP, 2011) 2. JPBD Planning Colour Template Style for Quantum GIS (National Landuse Information Division, FDTCP, 2011) 3. Response Time Catchment Area for BOMBA fire stations using Quantum GIS Road Map Graph (National Landuse Information Division, FDTCP, 2011) 4. Landuse Monitoring using Quantum GIS Intersect (National Landuse Information Division, FDTCP, 2011) 5. Calendar Sharing for Effective Time Management using Zimbra Collaborative Suite- Townplan email system (National Landuse Information Division, FDTCP, 2011) 6. SPAM and JUNK mail filtering using Zimbra Collaborative Suite – Townplan email system (National Landuse Information Division, FDTCP, 2011)

Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

BLOG 1. Birth of Blog MyJPBD Blog MyJPBD, 31.12.2010 2.

To allow or not to allow? Blog MyJPBD, 13.1.2011

3.

Simplify image editing with Picasa Blog MyJPBD, 2.2.2011

4.

Running away from OpenOffice.org Blog MyJPBD, 3.2.2011

5.

Helping others help us Blog MyJPBD, 2.7.2011

6.

The evolution of backlanes Blog MyJPBD, 2.7.2011

7.

Should gated neighbourhoods be allowed to exist? Blog MyJPBD, 2.7.2011

8.

The Art of Blogging Blog MyJPBD, 21.2.2011

9.

Forget your boarding pass? Blog MyJPBD, 14.3.2011

10.

How to find your way alone with a 3G mobile phone? Blog MyJPBD, 16.3.2011

11.

Can we come up with a good yet cost-effective iPlan? Blog MyJPBD, 8.4.2011

12.

Thoughts from a first-time ride Blog MyJPBD, 9.4.2011

13.

Going green: Currently possible yet unpractical 16.4.2011

14.

The forgotten purpose of landscaping Blog MyJPBD, 2.5.2011

15.

Calendar sharing for effective time management Blog MyJPBD, 6.5.2011

16.

Apa pasal ni? Blog MyJPBD, 7.5.2011

17.

Stumbling blocks to creative and innovative thinking Blog MyJPBD, 10.5.2011

18.

Pandangan-pandangan mengenai Quantum GIS (QGIS) Blog MyJPBD, 1.6.2011

19.

BMGN customizes planning colour template for Quantum GIS Blog MyJPBD, 14.6.2011

20.

Earth is sending warning signs so be prepared! Blog MyJPBD, 15.6.2011

21.

Zimbra SPAM and JUNK email filters successfully created! Blog MyJPBD, 18.6.2011

22.

JPBD helps BOMBA find GIS solution Blog MyJPBD, 26.6.2011

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Innovations starts with "why" Blog MyJPBD, 26.6.2011

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How to monitor landuse conformity/inconformity with Quantum GIS? Blog MyJPBD, 27.6.2011

ACADEMIC DISTINCTION AND AWARDS 1. Ahli Mangku Negara – Instana Negara (Jun 2006) 2. 3.

Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang – JPBD ( Jun 2009) Anugerah Kajian Kes OSS Kategori Sektor Awam. Malaysian Government Open Source Software Conference (MyGOSSCON) 2009 – MAMPU, JPM (Nov 2009)

Source : Abbas Abdul Wahab (2011) Updated : 29 June 2011

Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia

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