Dean of HBP

Dean Message

 

Aldrin Abdullah (Prof. Dr.)

Dean
School of Housing, Building and Planning
USM 11800 Penang, Malaysia
Telephone : 604 653 3173
Fax : 604 657 2808
Email : aldrin@usm.my or dean_hbp@usm.my

PROFILE

Academic Qualifications  
  • Ph.D. Landscape, University of Sheffield
  • M. Arch. (Landscape), University of Sheffield
  • B. Arch, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • B.Sc. HBP (Arch), Universiti Sains Malaysia
     
Professional Membership  

 

     
Personal Details
 
Professor Aldrin Abdullah has been a lecturer at the School of Housing, Building and Planning, USM, Penang since May 1999.  He is a graduate of Universiti Sains Malaysia and the University of Sheffield.  His main interests are: the social aspects of design (architecture and landscape), crime and housing.

   
     
Areas of Expertise    

OTHERS

 

AWARDS

2005:

Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2004, Kategori : Pendidik Cemerlang, Universiti Sains Malaysia, February 2005.

Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2004, Kategori : Kreativiti, Universiti Sains Malaysia, February 2005.

 

2004:

International Level Award

Overall Best Booth Design (Organisation), the International Invention and Innovation of Technology Exposition (IITEX) at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, May 2004.

Bronze Medal: Category-Green Award, Pavillion and Landscape Design in The Malaysia International Landscape & Garden Festival 2004, Kuala Lumpur, July 2004.

Bronze Medal: Category-Lifestyle Award, Pavillion and Landscape Design in The Malaysia International Landscape & Garden Festival 2004, Kuala Lumpur, July 2004.

University Level Award

Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2003, Kategori: Kreativiti, Universiti Sains Malaysia, January 2004.
2003:

International Level Award

Manager's Award for Best Booth Design, the Asia-Pacific Natural Product Exhibition at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, April 2003.

Overall Best Booth Design (Organisation), the International Invention and Innovation of Technology Exposition (IITEX) at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 16-18 May 2003.

National Level Award

Most Innovative Booth Design: Corporate Sector, the Ministry of Science, Technology Environment of Malaysia (MOSTE) Exhibition at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, November 2003 (Main Area).

Best Booth Design, 2nd Place, the Ministry of Science, Technolgoy & Environment of Malaysia (MOSTE) Exhibition at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, November 2003 for the National Poison Centre Activity Area.

University Level Award

Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2002, Universiti Sains Malaysia, April 2003.

Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2002 Kategori: Penyelidikan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, January 2003.

Sijil Penghargaan Perkhidmatan Sumbangan Kreatif, 2004, Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan dan Perancangan, USM.

2002:

International Level Award
Best Booth Award (Organisation), the International Invention and Innovation of Technology Exposition (IITEX) at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, March 2002.

National Level Award
Most Innovative Booth Design: Corporate Sector, the Ministry of Science, Technolgoy & Environment of Malaysia (MOSTE) Exhibition at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, November 2002 (Main Area).

Best Booth Design, the Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment of Malaysia (MOSTE) at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, November 2002 for the CEMACS (Marine Biotechnology Activity Area).

University Level Award
Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2001: Kategori Penyelidikan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, January 2003.

2001:

National Level Award

Anugerah Merit Pavillion IPTA, the Research & Development Exhibition of Institut Pengajian Tinggi Awam Malaysia (IPTA), at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, September 2001.
  • Anugerah Pingat Emas USM (Architecture) 1994
  • Anugerah PAM Pelajar Terbaik Senibina USM 1994

 


Website Maintained:  Landscape and The Environment (http://www.hbp.usm.my/aldrin)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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Level of

Date

Financial

No.

Titles

Involvement

Started

Completed

Support

1.

Application of Soil Cement Block in Housing Industries

Individual

July

1986

Sept

1988

USM Research Grant

(RM15,000)

2.

Potential of Waste Material in Construction Industries

Individual

Aug 1988

Oct

1989

USM Research Grant

(RM16,000)

3.

Concrete Block in Modular Housing

Co-researcher

1988

1990

Fifth Malaysia Plan

(RM300,000)

4.

Passive Solar Energy House

Group Research

1988

1990

 Ministry of Housing and USM

5.

Construction Technology using Malaysian Timbers

Individual

Oct 1991

Dec

1992

USM Research Grant

(RM12,000)

6.

Lightweight Ferrocement in Building Structures

Individual

1991

1994

Sixth Malaysia Plan

(RM79,000)

7.

Development of Project and Design Demonstration for Low Cost Housing

Group Research

1989

1993

Ministry of Housing, USM and University of Wales, U.K

(RM40,000)

8.

Planning Research and Housing Development for City of Kuching, Sibu and Miri

Group Research as Deputy

Coordinator

Feb

1993

Sept

1993

Sarawak Commission for Housing and Development

(RM20,000)

9.

Application of Sea Dredged Aggregate for Engineering Structures

Individual

Oct

1993

Sept

1994

USM Research Grant

(RM16,000)

10.

New Technology of Polymer Concrete

Individual

May

1998

July

1999

USM Research Grant

(RM18,000)

11.

Soil Studies for the Development of Housing in Batu Kawa Kiri, Kuching, Sarawak

Coordinator

May

1993

June

1993

Sarawak Commission for Housing and Development

(RM20,000)

12.

Design and Construction of Floating Jetty, Fisheries Dept.  (LKIM), Yan, Kedah

Coordinator

Jan 1993

Dec

1993

Fisheries Board of Malaysia (LKIM)

(RM28,000)

13.

Investigations on the Safety at Schools in Malaysia

 Researcher

Jan

1990

Mar

1991

Royal Commission of Safety at Schools

(RM2 million)

14.

Site Investigation for the Construction of Observatory Centre, USM, at Pantai Acheh, Penang

Project

Coordinator and

Researcher

Mar

1987

Oct

1987

Penang State Government

(RM15,000)

15.

Soil Investigation and Design of Structures for the School of Housing Building and Planning, USM

Project Coordinator

Mar

1988

June

1988

USM

16.

Project Managements for the Construction of 2-Storey HBP Building, USM

Project Coordinator

1988

!--

1989

USM

(RM300,000)

17.

Soil Investigation for the Construction of Hostel for Al-Masyhor Religious School, Penang.

Project

Coordinator

Oct

1987

Mar

1988

Al-Masyhor

Trustee

(RM10,000)

18.

Consultancy Service for Structures and Civil Engineering Works

Consultant for Civil & Structure

Sept

1988

Sept

1992

Petronas Refinery (Melaka) Sdn Bhd

19.

Research and Consultancy work for the Construction of Ferrocement Floats for Aquaculture

Project

Coordinator

Nov

1990

May

1991

Fisheries Development Board (LKIM)

(RM18,000)

20.

Research Studies, Design and Construction of Building using Ferrocement Technology

Project

Coordinator

Aug

1991

Feb

1992

Heirs Corporation

Sdn Bhd

(RM5,000)

21.

Landuse Studies and Survey for  Redevelopment of Wakaf Land, Penang

Researcher

Nov

1992

Feb

1993

Penang Islamic Religious Council

22.

Socio-Economic Studies for  Kg. Bakau, Perlis

Researcher

Aug

1992

Dec

1992

Perlis State Government

(RM60,000)

23.

Studies and Squatters Survey for Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Deputy

Coordinator

Jan

1992

Dec

1993

Kuala Lumpur City Hall

(RM400,000)

24.

Planning Studies and Housing Development for Kuching, Sibu and Miri

Deputy

Coordinator

Feb

1993

Sept

1993

Commission for Housing and Development of Sarawak

(RM300,000)

25.

Soil Investigation for Housing Development at Batu Kawa Kiri, Kuching, Sarawak

Project Coordinator

May 1993

June

1993

Commission for Housing and Development of Sarawak (RM30,000)

26.

Site Investigation for Housing Development at Sungei Seduan, Sibu, Sarawak

Project Coordinator

July 1993

Aug

1993

Commission for Housing and Development of Sarawak (RM30,000)

27.

Socio-Economic Studies of Low Cost Housing in Perlis

Researcher

Aug 1993

Dec

1993

Economic Planning Unit of Perlis

(RM30,000)

28.

Design & Development of Floating Jetty at Yan, Kedah

Project Coordinator

Jan 1993

Dec

1993

Fisheries Development Board (LKIM)

(RM16,000)

29.

Soil Investigation for the Construction of Transfer Station at Prai 4, Penang

Project Coordinator

1993

1994

Penang State Government

(RM20,000)

30.

Site Investigation for the Construction of Administration Block

Project Coordinator

1993

1994

Seberang Prai Local Council

(RM68,000)

31.

Studies on the Control and Resettlement of Squatters , Part 1: Kuala Lumpur

Researcher

April 1998

Feb

1999

Ministry of Housing and Local Government

(RM2 million)

32.

National Survey and Studies on the Control and Resettlement of Squatters in Malaysia

Researcher

April

1999

June

2001

Ministry of Housing and Local Government

(RM2 million)

33.

Development of Ferro-cement Technology for Marine Applications

Project

Coordinator

Oct

2001

Oct

2004

Penang Shipbuilding and Construction

(RM100,000)

34.

Development of  Ferro-cement Floating Structures for Marine Police, Penang

Project

Coordinator/ Consultant

USAINS

Oct

2003

Aug

2004

Kasporat-Trinas JV, Penang

(RM100,000)

35.

Development of Low Cost Latex Modified Ferro-cement Geotechnical System for Soil Embankment and Landslide Prevention

Project

Coordinator

July 2002

June

2004

IRPA R&D

8th Malaysia

Plan

(RM209,000)

36.

Lightweight Ferro-cement Cellular Panel for Modular Housing and Industrialized Building Systems

Project

Coordinator

Nov

2004

Oct

2007

CIDB 2004

(RM939,000)

37.

Development of E-Counter for Administrative System-Phase 1

Project leader

Dec

2005

Jan

2007

USM

Healthy Campus

(RM20,000)

38.

Development of E-Counter for Administrative System-Phase 2

Project leader

Feb

2007

Jan

2008

USM

Healthy Campus

(RM20,000)

39.

Implementation of the sustainable housing technology in Malaysia

Project Leader

Oct

2007

Sept

2010

RU USM

Golden Goose

(RM559,600)

40.

Development of lightweight glass fiber reinforced concrete for structural applications

Individual

Feb

2008

Jan

2009

Nippon Sheet Glass Foundation, Japan

(USD7000)

41.

A study on the industrial waste materials used as possible components into blended cements

Co-researcher

Oct

2007

September 2009

RU USM

(RM155,798)

42.

43.

44.

45.

Development of lightweight fiber reinforced concrete for sustainable construction

Prefabricated sewage treatment plant for the world

Prefabricated industrial wastewater treatment plant system

Prefabricated modular super low cost housing system

Principal

Researcher

Consultant/Researcher

Consultant/Researcher

Consultant/ Researcher

May

2008

Jan

2008

  

Aug

2009

  

Feb

2010

April

2010

June

2010

    

Jan

2011

   

-

RU USM

(RM128,000)

Techno Fund MOSTI

(RM3,800,000) for

Nirahmas Eng

Sdn Bhd

Techno Fund MOSTI

(RM4,800,000) for Hijauan Tegas Sdn Bhd

Techno Fund MOSTI

(RM2,950,000) for

Tri Q Engineering

Sdn Bhd

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