Yasser Arab (Dr.)

 
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Yasser Arab (Dr.)

Cabin A - Room 15

School of Housing, Building and Planning
USM 11800 Penang, Malaysia
Telephone : 604 - 653 5925
Email : yasserarab@usm.my
Status : Active

PROFILE

Academic Qualifications  
  • 2019- Ph.D. in Sustainable Architecture, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Thesis Title: “Environmental Performance of High-Rise Apartment’s Façade in Penang, Malaysia”
  • 2013- Master in Sustainable Architecture, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Thesis Title: “Daylighting Study in Ottoman Single Pendentive Dome Mosques”
  • 2009- Bachelor of Architecture Ittihad Private University. Syria.
     
Professional Membership  
  •  Co-Chairman of 5th International Conference-Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design (ICWSAUD2020)
  • Registered in the Malaysian Architecture Board as foreign Lecturer for Design
  • Editorial Board of International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 2018 (Clarivate ISI Indexed)
  • Committee and Organizing Member of the 2nd International Conference Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design (ICWSAUD2012) in Penang, Malaysia.
  • Committee and Organizing Member of the 2nd International Conference on Livable Cities (ICLC2014) Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Committee and Organizing Member of the 3rd International Conference on Livable Cities (Iclc2015) Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.
  • Committee and Organizing Member of the 4th International Conference on Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (ICOLASS 2016) March Cappadocia, Turkey.
  • Committee and Organizing Member of the 3rd International Conference Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design (ICWSAUD2017) in Penang, Malaysia.
  • Committee and Organizing Member of the 4th International Conference Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design (ICWSAUD2019) in Penang, Malaysia.
     
Personal Details
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Dr.Yasser Arab is a senior lecturer at School of Housing, Building, and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He obtained his Bachelor of Architecture from Ittihad Private University, Aleppo, Syria. He obtained his Master and PhD in Sustainable Architecture from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. His research focused on the Environment Performance of Residential High-Rise Buildings’ Façade in Malaysia. He teaches Studio for first year student and involved in supervising student of Master of Architecture and Urban Design. He is a Registered Architect in the Syrian Engineers Union. He is very active in research and publication, he published over 40 journal papers, book chapter and conference proceeding.
     

RESEARCH

Research Interest Area

  • Daylighting Simulation
  • Façade Thermal Performance
  • Façade Environmental Performance
  • Overall Thermal Transfer Value (OTTV)
  • Urban Design

 

 

SUPERVISION

(Co-Supervisor)

  • Hussam Ashour (Feb 2019 – present) The environmental impact of the laws and regulations on urban residential areas

PUBLICATION

 

 

1.          Norhazwani Khairdzir, Yasser Arab, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, Rasha Saeed Abdulla Baangood, and Boonsap Witchayangkoon. (2020). Space Syntax Study For Vakko Headquarters And Power Media Center In Istanbul. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Volume 11 No.11

 

2.          Irene Ng Wei Yong, Yasser Arab, Jestin Nordin, and Ahmad Sanusi Hassan. (2020).  Urban Design Elements’ Analysis Of Bandar Enstek, Nilai Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Volume 11 No.9 .

 

3.          Ahmad Syamil Sazali, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, Yasser Arab, Boonsap Witchayangkoon. (2020). Legibility Pattern At A City Centre Of Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Volume 11 No.11

 

4.          Lin, Lee Han, Jestin Nordin, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, and Yasser Arab. "Elements Of Paths, Edges, Nodes, Districts And Landmarks In Fishing Village Waterfront, George Town, Penang." (2019). International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Volume 10 No.18

 

5.          Hassan, A. S., & Arab, Y. (2019). Fundamental Study On Thermal Surface Analysis Of Late Modern Styles’apartments With Case Studies In Malaysia. Manzar-The Scientific Journal Of Landscape10(45), 16-25.

 

6.          Halim, N. F. A., Hassan, A. S., Arab, Y., & Angood, R. S. A. B. (2019). Ocean Conservation And Waste Prevention Centre: The Study Of Space Syntax In Recycling Facility. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Volume 10 No.19

 

7.          Arab, Y., Qanaa, B., Khozaei, F. (2019). Shading Performances On Neo-Minimalist And Colonial Style Apartment In Penang, Malaysia. MANZAR, the Scientific Journal of landscape, 11(46), 56-61. doi: 10.22034/manzar.2019.84298

 

8.          Sanusi Hassan, A., Arab, Y. (2018). Fundamental Study on Thermal Surface Analysis of Late Modern Styles’ Apartments with Case Studies in Malaysia. MANZAR, the Scientific Journal of landscape, 10(45), 16-25. doi: 10.22034/manzar.2018.80492

 

9.          Pauzi, M. H. M., Hassan, A.S., and Arab, Y, and Samad, M. H. A.. (2018). A Study on Mental Mapping: Case of Government Buildings, George Town, Penang. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 9(3), pp. 211–128

 

10.      Arab, Y., Hassan, A.S. and Qanaa, B. (2018) ‘Thermal Surface Analysis on Neo-minimalist apartment façades in Penang, Malaysia’, SHS Web of Conferences. Edited by N. F. L. Binti Abdullah and N. Binti Esa, 45, p. 01001. doi: 10.1051/shsconf/20184501001.

 

11.      Arab, Y., Hassan, A. S. and Qanaa, B. (2018). ‘Study on Thermal Surface Performance on Post-Modern Apartment Façades in Penang, Malaysia’ The Arab World Geographer 2018 21:2-3, 183-192

 

12.      Arab, Y., and Qanaa, B. (2018). Comparative Study on Shading Performance between Traditional and Neo-Minimalist Style Apartment in Malaysia. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 9(1), pp. 59–66

 

13.      Hassan, A. S., Arab, Y. and Qanaa, B. (2017) ‘Awareness of Passive Design on Apartment Façade Designs in Putrajaya, Malaysia’, International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 8(3), pp. 127–137.

 

14.      Hassan, A. S., and Arab, Y. (2017) ‘Thermal Facade Surface Study on Early Modern Apartment in Kuala Lumpur’, Journal of Built Environment, Technology and Engineering, 2, pp. 168–174.

 

15.      Hassan, A. S. and Arab, Y. (2017) ‘Thermal surface analysis on colonial style’s apartment facades in Putrajaya, Malaysia’, Advanced Science Letters, 23(7). doi: 10.1166/asl.2017.9224.

 

16.      Arab, Y., Hassan, A. S., and Qanaa, B. (2017) ‘Thermal surface analysis on high-rise building façades with neo-minimalist and modern style in Penang, Malaysia’, in AIP Conference Proceedings. doi: 10.1063/1.5005780.

 

17.      Arab, Y., Hassan, A. S. and Qanaa, B. (2017) ‘Comparative study of thermal surface analysis on high-rise apartment facades with colonial and neo-minimalist style design in Penang, Malaysia’, Advanced Science Letters, 23(7). doi: 10.1166/asl.2017.9225.

 

18.      Arab, Y., Hassan, A. S. and Qanaa, B. (2017) ‘Comparative study on the sunlight penetration extent on high-rise apartment facades with early modern architectural style design in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’, Advanced Science Letters, 23(11). doi: 10.1166/asl.2017.10334.

 

19.      Abdullaha, W. A. H. W. Muna Hanim Abdul Samad. M. H. A, Hassan A. S, Arab. Y. (2017) ‘Investigating Urban Design Elements of Bandar Baru Sentul, Kuala Lumpur’, International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 8(3), pp. 169–181.

 

20.      Arab, Y., & Hassan, A. S. (2016). The Improvement of the Ventilation System in the Existing Terraced Houses in Malaysia. In SHS Web of Conferences (Vol. 23, p. 03004). EDP Sciences.

 

21.      Hassan, S. Arab, Y., & Bakhlah, M. S. O. (2015) ‘Comparative Study on Sunlight Penetration between Post Modern and Neo- Minimalist Terraced House facade in Malaysia’, Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(12), pp. 51–54.

 

22.      Hassan, A. S., Arab, Y. and Ismail, M. (2015) ‘Architectural Styles and Developments of Apartments in Putrajaya, Malaysia’ International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies,, 6(3), pp. 117–123.

 

23.      Hassan, A. S., Arab, Y. and Bakhlah, M. S. O. (2015) Shading performance on terraced house facade designs in Malaysia, Progress in Clean Energy, Volume 2: Novel Systems and Applications. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-17031-2_25. (Book Chapter)

 

24.      Arab, Y. and Hassan, A. S. (2015) ‘The Sunlight Shading Performance in Traditional Style Apartment: Case Study of Putrajaya, Malaysia.’ American Transactions on Engineering & Applied Sciences, 4(2), pp. 119–128.

 

25.      Arab, Y. (2015) ‘Façade Design Efficiency on Extent Sunlight Penetration in Neo-Minimalist Style Apartments in Penang, Malaysia’, Architectural Engineering Technology, 4(2), pp. 2–5. doi: 10.4172/2168-9717.1000147.

 

26.      Khozaei, F., Hassan, A. S., Al Kodmany, K., & Arab, Y. (2014) ‘Examination of student housing preferences, their similarities and differences’, Facilities, 32(May 2016), pp.

 

27.      Hassan, A. S., and Arab, Y. (2014) ‘Reliability of Computer Simulation on Illuminance Level of Pendentive Dome Mosque in Comparison with On-Field Data Collection’, Modern Applied Science, 8(2), pp. 183–192. doi: 10.5539/mas.v8n2p183.

 

28.      Hassan, A. S., and Arab, Y. (2014) ‘Reliability of Computer Simulation on Illuminance Level of Pendentive Dome Mosque in Comparison with On-Field Data Collection’, Modern Applied Science, 8(2), pp. 183–192. doi: 10.5539/mas.v8n2p183.

 

29.      Hassan, A. S. and Arab, Y. (2014) ‘The extent of sunlight penetration performance on traditional style’s apartment facade in Putrajaya, Malaysia’, Modern Applied Science, 8(5), pp. 132–142. doi: 10.5539/mas.v8n5p132.

 

30.      Hassan, A. S. and Arab, Y. (2014) ‘The extent of sunlight penetration performance on traditional style’s apartment facade in Putrajaya, Malaysia’, Modern Applied Science, 8(5), pp. 132–142. doi: 10.5539/mas.v8n5p132.

 

31.      Hassan, A. S., and Arab, Y. (2013) ‘The essence of design with light: Single pedentive dome mosque in Turkey and Bosnia Herzegovina during winter solstice’, in From Anatolia to Bosnia: Perspectives on Pedentive Dome Mosque Architecture. Penang: USM Press, pp. 163–187. (Book Chapter)

 

32.      Hassan, A. S., and Arab, Y. (2013) ‘Analysis of Lighting Performance between Single Dome and Pyramid Roof Mosque in Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina’, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier B.V., 91, pp. 1–12. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.395.

 

33.      Arab, Y. and Sanusi Hassan, A. (2013) ‘Daylight performance of single pedentive dome mosque design during winter solstice’, American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 9(1), pp. 25–32. doi: 10.3844/ajessp.2013.25.32709–722. doi: 10.1108/F-08-2012-0061.

 

34.      Hassan, A. S., and Arab, Y. (2012) ‘Lighting analysis of single pendentive dome mosque design in Sarajevo and Istanbul during summer solstice’, Arab World Geographer, 15(2), pp. 163–179.

 

35.      Araba, Y. and Hassan, A. S. (2012) ‘Daylighting Analysis of Pedentive Dome’s Mosque Design during Summer Solstice with Case Studies in Istanbul, Turkey’, International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 3(2), pp. 167–183.

 

Accepted Papers to Be Published:

 

1.          Adele Teo Yan Ni, Yasser Arab, Jestin Nordin, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, and Boonsap Witchayangkoon. (2020).  A Study on Mental Mapping of Loke Yew-Pudu Area, Kuala Lumpur. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. (ISI Indexed)

 

2.          Syafiqah Ramli, Yasser Arab, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, Rasha Saeed Abdulla Baangood, and Boonsap Witchayangkoon. (2020). A Study on Mental Mapping of Loke Yew-Pudu Area, Kuala Lumpur. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. (ISI Indexed)

 

3.          Hassan, Ahmad Sanusi; and Arab, Yasser. (2018) Thermal Surface Analysis on Vernacular Style’s Apartment Facades in Putrajaya, Malaysia’. Bagh e-Nazar Journal (ISI Indexed)

 

4.          Arab, Yasser; Hassan, Ahmad Sanusi; and Qanaa, Bushra. (2018) ‘comparative study on sunlight penetration to apartment façade of neo-minimalist and colonial style in Penang, Malaysia. Bagh e-Nazar Journal (ISI Indexed)

 

5.          Arab, Yasser., Sanusi Hassan, A. and Qanaa Bushra, (2018) ‘Study on Façade Surface Temperature of Residential High-rise Building in Penang, Malaysia’. The European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences

 

Conference Proceeding Papers

 

1.          Arab, Yasser., Sanusi Hassan, A. and Qanaa (2017). ‘Thermal Surface Analysis on Modern Apartment’s Façade in Penang, Malaysia’. 11th International Conference on Building Design, Civil, Materials, and Transportation Engineering (BDCMTE-17) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Dec. 14-15, 2017

 

2.          Chua Lawrance, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, Yasser Arab and Muna Hanim Abdul Samad (2017).  Understanding Elements of Paths, Edges, Nodes, Districts and Landmarks of Pulau Ketam West, Selangor’ 3rd International Conference-Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design 2017 ICWSAUD2017. Penang, Malaysia

 

3.          Liong Lee Yee, Jestin Nordin, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, and Yasser Arab. (2017) Tanjung Api and Lumpur, Kuantan: A Study on Kevin Lynch’s Urban Design Elements. 3rd International Conference-Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design 2017 ICWSAUD2017. Penang, Malaysia