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MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

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Dr. Safiah @ Yusmah Binti Muhammad Yusoff

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Ph.D., University Of Wales, Swansea, UK (2007) University of Wales, Swansea, UK, M. Sc. UM (1998), University Of Malaya (UM) B. Sc. (Hons.) UM (1992), University Of Malaya (UM) Diploma (Sains) ITM (1985), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM) Universiti Malaya (UM)

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Research Interest / Expertise

Senior Lecturer 03 – 7967 5447 Urban Studies and Planning, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia dr.safiah@um.edu.my

http://umexpert.um.edu.my/Dr. Safiah @ Yusmah Binti Muhammad Yusoff : Geographical Information System (GIS) (Forest Management, Timber : Harvesting Plan, Forest Road), Environmental Protection (Urban Forest, Urban Green or Urban Spaces)

National / International Affiliations : RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION THESSIS 1. Development of A Geographic Information System (GIS) – Based Tool for Timber Harvesting for A Malaysia Tropical Forest -2007

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


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

BOOKS 1. Shamsudin I., Abd Razak O., Noor Azlin Y., Samsudin M., Safiah Yusmah M.Y., Baharuddin K. & Siti Aisah S. 2003. Management Prescriptions for Non-Production Functional Classes of Forest. Malayan Forest Records No. 46. FRIM, Kepong. 154pp; 2. Samsudin M., Abd. Rahman K., Safiah Yusmah M.Y. & Shamsudin I. 2003. Assessing the Status of Loggedover Production Forests: the Development of a Rapid Appraisal Technique. EC-FAO Partnership Programme (2000-2002). FAO, Bangkok. 33pp; 3. Azmy M., Ismail P., Shamsudin I., Safiah Yusmah M.Y., Lim H.F., Muhammed Azmi M.I., Ab Rasip A.G., Salmiah U. & Khali Aziz H. (eds.). 2003. Tropical Forestry Research in the New Millennium: Meeting Demands and Challenges. Proceedings of the International Conference on Forestry and Forest Products Research (CFFPR 2001). Kuala Lumpur. 1-3 October, 2001. FRIM, Kepong, 573 pp; 4. Appanah S., Safiah Yusmah M.Y., Astinah Watis J. & Khoo K.C. (eds.) 2000. Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Forestry and Forest Products Research 1997. FRIM, 2-4 October, 1997. Kepong, Kuala Lumpur. 514 pp. CONFERENCE PAPERS 1. The Application Of Geographic Information System (GIS) In Forest Harvesting In Malaysia, 17th Geoinformation International Conference 2009, 12 Aug 2009 to 14 Aug 2009, George Mason University, (International); 2. Prediction of Soil Loss using Modified Soil Loss Equation (MSLE) and Geographic Information System (GIS), Malaysia-Singapore Forum, 07 Dec 2009 to 08 Dec 2009, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, (International); 3. Operational Use Of Remote Sensing And GIS For Forest Rehabilitation Planning., Conference on Bringing Back the Forests: Policies and Practices for Degraded Lands and Forests., 07 Oct 2003 to 10 Oct 2003, APAFRI-FRIM, (International). JURNAL ARTICLES 1. Mohd Nasir H. and Safiah Yusmah M.Y. 2007. Distribution of Rhizophora Stylosa in Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Forest Science. Vol.19. No.1. Pp 57-60. (ISI-Cited Publication) RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY PROJECTS 1. Sustainable Urban Forest Management in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2010 2. Pemetaan Impak RancanganPenempatan Semula Berdasarkan Aplikasi GIS dan Persepsi Masyarakat Orang Asli di Selangor, Co-Investigator, 2008-2009 3. Asia City Innovation Systems Initiative (IDRC), Co-Investigator, 2009-2012, City Innovations Bangkok ON-GOING RESEARCH

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


MALAYSIAN URBAN PLANNING RESEARCH DIRECTORY

ACADEMIC DISTINTION AND AWARDS 1. Silver Medal for 2009 UM Expo, University Malaya, 2009 2. Second Best Poster for Conference on Sustainable forestry in theory and practice: recent advances in inventory and monitoring, statistics and modeling, information and knowledge management and policy science, 5-8 April 2005, University of Edinburgh, UK., University of Edinburgh, UK, 2005 3. First for Anugerah Buku Terbaik FRIM, Kategori Buku, 2004., FRIM, 2004 4. Second for Anugerah Penerbitan Terbaik FRIM, Kategori Teknikal, 2004., FRIM, 2004 5. 2001 Excellent Service Awards Vertical Salary Increment, FRIM, 2001 6. Third Best Poster for Conference on Forestry and Forest Products Research 2001, 1-3 Oct 2001, Nikko Hotel Kuala Lumpur., FRIM, 2001 Source: Faculty of Art and Science, UM Website (http://umexpert.um.edu.my) Updated: Oktober, 2012

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

Dr. Safiah @ Yusmah Binti Muhammad Yusoff  

Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaya (UM)

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