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MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

RESEARCHER PERSONAL INFO

Name

: Dr. Azmizam Abdul Rashid

Academic Qualification : PhD (Development Science (Urban Economy) UKM), MSc (Land Resource Management - UPM),B.URP (UiTM), Organisation

: Federal Department of Town and Country Planning

Designation

: Senior Assistant Director

Contact

: +603-20816116 (Direct) / +603-20941170 (Fax)

Address

: Research and Development Division, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Unit No. 50-12-2B, & 50-13-1, Wisma UOA Damansara, No. 50, Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

Email

: azmizam@townplan.gov.my / azmizam67@yahoo.co.uk

Personal Website

: http//www.mizamphd.blogspot.com

Research Interest

: Efficient Urban Governance, City Competitiveness and City-Region

Expertise

: Multivariate Data Analysis - SPSS and Feasibility Study for Property Development

National / International : Member of International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Affiliations Member of Board of Town Planners (MBTP) Member of Malaysian Institute of Planners (MMIP) Member of Malaysian Association of Social Impact Assessment (MSIA) RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION THESIS 1. PhD Thesis - The Efficient Urban Governance to Enhance Economy Competitiveness in Kuala Lumpur City-Region from the Perspective of Stakeholders (UKM, 2010) 2. MSc Dissertation – The Implementation of Land Resource Management in Malaysia – Roles of Private Sector (UPM, 2003) 3. BSc Dissertation – The Phenomenon of Urban Heat Island in Kuala Lumpur City (UiTM, 1990)

Research and Development Division Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

BOOK The Efficient Urban Governance in Managing Marginalized Society within Kuala Lumpur CityRegion (Chapter in a book - Planning for Change: Responses to Socio-Economic Marginalization ) The book will publish in September 2011.Publisher The International Geographical Union (IGU) and UiTM

CONFERENCE PAPERS 1. Civil Society Empowerment Towards Efficient Urban Governance in Kuala Lumpur City-Region Region International Conference on Social Sciences And Humanities ICOSH 2009, The National University of Malaysia (UKM) - 2 - 3 December 2009 2. Efficient Urban Governance in Managing and Enhancing Competitiveness of Kuala Lumpur City-Region - The 4th International Conference of The International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) :The New Urban Question – Urbanism beyond Neo-Liberalism, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Amsterdam - 26 - 28 November 2009 3. Between Equality and Global Competitiveness: Dilemma of Spatial Planning in Malaysia - An International Conference On Urban & Regional Planning –Positioning Planning In The Global Crises (ITB 2009), Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia – 12 - 13 November 2009 4. The Role of Efficient Urban Governance in Managing National Development International Conference on Development (ICD2009), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) - 28 - 30 July 2009 5. Efficient Urban Governance in Managing and Enhancing Competitiveness of Kuala Lumpur City-Region - The International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses 2009 Conference, MARA University of Technology (UiTM) - 6 - 7 July 2009 6. Efficiency in Urban Governance to Enhance Competitiveness of City- Region 2nd International Conference On Built Environment In Developing Countries (ICBEDC 2008) : Sustainable Built Environment: Bridging Theory and Practice , University Science of Malaysia (USM) 3 - 4 December 2008 7. The Implementation of E-Government Towards Enhancing Efficiency in Urban Governance - International Conference On Social, Development And Environmental Studies 2008: Global Change And Transforming Spaces, The National University of Malaysia (UKM) – 18 – 19 November 2008

Research and Development Division Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

8. Efficiency in Urban Governance Towards Sustainability and Competitiveness of City: A Case Study of Kuala Lumpur - SHSD 2008 : International Conference on Sustainable Human and Social Development ,World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) - Paris, Frances 4 – 6 July 2008 JOURNAL ARTICLES 1. The Role of Local Government to Enhance City-Region Development – will publish in World Applied Sciences Journal (WASJ), August 2011 2. The Efficient Urban Governance in Managing and Enhancing Competitiveness of Property Markets in Kuala Lumpur City-Region - E-Bangi / The National University of Malaysia (UKM), Volume 5, Issue 1, page 116-131, October 2010 3 The Implementation of E-Government in Local Authorities Towards Enhancing Urban Governance Efficiency : Case Study Subang Jaya Municipal Council GEOGRAFIA - Malaysian Journal of Society and Space / The National University of Malaysia (UKM) Volume 6, Issue 1, page 1-12, January 2010 4. Efficient Urban Governance in Managing and Enhancing Competitiveness of The Kuala Lumpur City-Region - Asian Profile : Asia's International Journal, Volume 37, Issue 56, page 597-612 / Asian Research Service, Canada December 2009 5. The Role of Efficient Urban Governance in Managing Kuala Lumpur City-Region Development - Asian Social Science, Volume 5, Issue 8, page 14-32 / Canadian Center of Science and Education, August 2009

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY PROJECTS 1. Manual of Sustainability Assessment (SA) for Local Plan (Central Zone Project Office, FDTCP, 2006 - 2007) 2. Selayang Municipal Council and Ampang Jaya Municipal Council Local Plans (Central Zone Project Office, FDTCP, 2006 - 2007) 3. Kuala Selangor District Local Plan (Central Zone Project Office, FDTCP, 2006 - 2007) 4. Study and Review on Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment (SEA) and Social Impact Assessment (SIA) for Local Plan (Central Zone Project Office, FDTCP, 2005 2006) 5. Petaling Jaya City Council, Shah Alam City Council and Subang Jaya Municipal Council Local Plans (Central Zone Project Office, FDTCP, 2004 - 2006)

Research and Development Division Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

6. Hulu Perak District Local Plan (Central Zone Project Office, FDTCP, 2004 - 2005) ON-GOING RESEARCH 1. The study on reviewing and strengthening Malaysia urban indicators network (MURNInet) (Research and Development Division, FDTCP, 2011). 2. Study and Planning Guidelines Review for Open Space and Recreation Area (Research and Development Division, FDTCP, 2010) ACADEMIC DISTINTION AND AWARDS 1. Best Student Award for Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning (Hons) awarded by UiTM 1990 2. Best Student Award for Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning (Hons) awarded by Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) 1990 3. Excellent Service Award (APC) – 2007 ATTACHMENT PROGRAMME Sponsored by Public Service Department of Malaysia under In-Scheme Training. Attached with Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Network, Loughborough University, United Kingdom for 3 months from 24 September until 31 December 2009. Under supervision of Prof Dr Peter Taylor, Prof Dr Kathy Pain and Dr John Harrison Source : Dr Azmizam Abdul Rashid (2011) Updated : 6 July 2011

Research and Development Division Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia

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