Mazran bin Ismail

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Mazran bin Ismail (Dr.)

E40/125, School of HBP
USM 11800, Penang, Malaysia
Tel : 604 6535397/60124631134
Email: mazran@usm.my/mazran79@hotmail.com

PROFILE

Academic Qualifications  
  • 2010 - PhD in Architecture (Energy Efficient Design), Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • 2005 - Master of Science (Housing), Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • 2004 - Bachelor of Architecture (LAM Part II), Universiti Sains Malaysia

  •  2002 - Bachelor of Science (Hons.) HBP (Architecture) (LAM Part I), Univ. Sains Malaysia

  • 1996 - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK)

     
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES  
  • Dec 2010 - Senior Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • Jan-Nov 2010 - Part-time Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • 2007-2009 - Postgraduate Fellow, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • 2007 - Graduate Assistant (Teaching), Universiti Sains Malaysia

 

     
Professional Membership  
  • Graduate Architect (AG/M 578), Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM)

  • Graduate Member (G 2892), Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM)

  • Academic Member (AD 0243), Malaysia Green Building Confederation (MGBC)

  • Professional Member (1-D-00020/14), Malaysia Design Council (MDC)

  • Individual Member (358 ID),  Malaysian Energy Professional Association (MEPA)

  • Ordinary Member (OM 1042), Malaysian Structural Steel Association (MSSA)

  • Member, World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies (WSSET)

  • Member, Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA)

     
Personal Details
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Mazran Ismail is a lecturer in Architecture at the School of HBP, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang. He received his B.Sc (HBP), Bachelors in Architecture, M.Sc in Housing and Ph.D in Architecture (Energy Efficient Design) from USM. His main research interests are climatic responsive architecture, low energy ventilation technologies and thermal comfort studies in tropical building.
     
Specialization   Energy Efficient Design
     
AWARDS & RECOGNITION  
  • 2014 - Gold Medal, 25th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

  • 2014 - Excellent Service Award, 2013, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • 2014 - Best Presentation Award, 2nd International Workshop on Livable City (IWLC2014)

  • 2014 - Silver Medal, 13th Malaysia International Technology Expo (MTE)

  • 2012 - Excellent Service Certificate, 2011, School of Housing, Building & Planning, USM

  • Jan 2007-Dec 2009  - USM Fellowship

  • 2003 - Honourable Prize, Ideas Competition for Beach Street Redevelopment Plan (Penang Municipal Council, MPPP)

RESEARCH

RESEARCH INTERESTS & EXPERIENCES

Research Interest   Energy Efficient Design; Thermal Comfort; Housing Design; Green Building & Environmental Design
   

 

(Completed)

Research Grants

 

 
  • Development of Prismatic Skylight Roofing System for Malaysian Tropical Buildings, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Learning (MOHE) (1 June 2012- 31 May 2014), RM50000
  • Energy, Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort: A Case Study of Air-Conditioned Office Buildings in Tropical Climate, USM Short-Term Grant (15 June 2012-14 June 2014), RM38961, Co-Researcher
  • Pengurusan dan Sistem Perolehan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi, Transformation Research Grant (Transformation Office, USM), (Feb - July 2012), RM15500, Co-Researcher
  • Evaluation of the Impact of Roof Skylight On Indoor Illumination and Thermal Environment Under Malaysian Climate Conditions. Incentive Grant (6 May 2011- 5 May 2012), RM5000, Individual Grant
  • Improving Indoor Air Movement by Inducing the Stack Effect with the Combination of Turbine Ventilator, Extractor Fan and Operated by an Appropriate Solar Panel. USM Short-Term Grant (April 2006 – March 2009), RM19370, Graduate Researcher
  • The Evaluation of Community Participation in Post-Disaster Housing Reconstruction Projects. USM Short Term Grant (15 June 2012-14 March 2015), RM35301, Co-Researcher
   

 

(On-Going)

   
  • Field Study of Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) in Portable Steel Office Cabins in Hot-Humid Malaysia. USM Short-Term Grant (15 Oct 2012-30 April 2015), RM35660, Main Researcher
  • The Use of Hybrid Turbine Ventilator(s) (HTV) for Effective Temperature Reduction in Different Air Volume Dimension of Building Interiors. Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) (1 June 2013 - 31 May 2015), RM60000, Co-Researcher
  • The Optimum Performance of Green Building Façade for Effective Internal Environment Quality. Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) (1 June 2013 - 31 May 2015), RM70000, Co-Researcher
  • Pembentukan Kerangka Kerja bagi Mempertimbangkan Aspek-Aspek Kritikal Penyelenggaraan Bangunan di Peringkat Rekabentuk. Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) (1 June 2013 - 31 May 2016), RM80000,  Co-Researcher
  • Design and Development of Prototype of An Integrated Membrane-Based Energy Recovery with Turbine Ventilator (IMBER-VT) for Building Air-Conditioning In Hot-Humid Climate. Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) (1 August 2013-31 July 2015), RM113500, Co-Researcher
  • Resident's Satisfaction And Sun Shading Model Of Apartment Façade In Kuala Lumpur. Research University Grant, USM (1 Dec 2013-30 Nov 2016), RM129410, Co-Researcher
  • Conservation of Management and Process of Malay Vernacular House Construction in Northern States of Malaysia: An Exploratory Study. Local Knowledge Research Grant (Local Knowledge Secretariat Office, USM) (1 Sep 2013-31 August 2015), RM161072.60, Co-Researcher

 

 

SUPERVISION

TEACHING & SUPERVISION       
  

  Teaching
Courses Taught
(as Coordinator/Lecturer)
  • RAS203/7 – Architecture Studio 1 (2014 - present )

  • RAS204/7 – Architecture Studio 2 (2014 - present)

  • RAK232/3 – Principles of Architectural Design (2010 - present)

  • RAK344/3 – History & Theory of Architecture (2010 - present)

  • RAK345 /3– Housing Studies (2010 - present) (Course Coordinator)

  • RAK346/3 – History & Theory of Architecture 2 (2010 - present)

  • RUS104/7 – Integrated Studio (2010-2014)

  • RUS106 /7– Design Studio (2010-2014)

   
  Courses Involved

(as Supervisor / Examiner/ Invited Lecturer)

  • RUL574/8 – Dissertation (2010 - present) (as Supervisor & Examiner)

  • RHS509/8 – Research Project in Housing (2013) (as Supervisor & Examiner)

  • RDG334/3 – History & Theory in Design (2013) (as Invited Lecturer)

  • RUL274/6 – Compulsory Practical Training (2014 - present) (as Assessor)

   
   Supervision
 PhD Level
  1. Karam Mustafa Rashid Al-Obaidi, 2011-14 (completed); (Co-Supervisor) Innovative Roofing System for Solar Heat Reduction under Malaysian Sky Conditions

  2. Asniza Hamimi Abdul Tharim, 2014 - present; (Co-Supervisor) Optimizing Effective Performance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) of Green Building Façade for Sustainable Construction

  3. Mohd. Hafiz Hj. Mohd. Sani @ Abd. Rahim, 2014 - present; (Co-Supervisor) The Potential of Solar Air-Conditioning System in Malaysian Building

  4. Loke Chin Wei, 2011- present; (Co-Supervisor) Study on the Relation Between Building Maintenance and Green Retrofit on Historical Building in Alor Setar City, Kedah

   
   M.Sc
(By Research) Level
  1. Nur ‘Izzati Md Arris, 2015 – present; (Main Supervisor) Identifying Tropical Heat Penetration on Building Envelope (Wall) in Low Cost Terrace House

  2. Tan Yih Chia (PPTI), 2015 - present; (Co-Supervisor) Design and Development of Prototype of An Integrated Membrane-Based Energy Recovery With Turbine Ventilator for Building Air-Conditioning In Hot -Humid Climate

  3. Arniza Abas, 2014 (completed); (Co-Supervisor) Architectural Firms' Readiness For Industrialized Building System Implementation In Malaysia: Organizational Members' Perception

   
 

M.Sc Housing

(By Coursework) Level 
  1. Nur Haffeza binti Ahmad Termizi, 2014 (completed); (Main Supervisor) Kajian Kepuasan dan Persepsi Terhadap Kuarters Kerajaan Bertingkat Menggunakan Sistem Binaan Berindustri di Malaysia
   
  Bachelor of Architecture (5th Yr)
 Dissertation (as Supervisor)
  1. Muhammad Fareez Saidin, 2012 - Potensi Penggunaan Tenaga Solar di Lapangan Terbang

  2. Elina Suyani Baharin, 2012 - Kajian Penggunaan Bahan Pada Fasad Bangunan Institusi Penerbangan

  3. Loo Ruey Chih, 2013 - A Study on Malaysia Wetland and Impact of Construction Towards the Wetland Ecosystem

  4. Ow Yang Seok Tin, 2013 - A Study on Satellite TV and Radio Broadcasting Centre

  5. Ling Harn Wei, 2014 - Robotic Research and Innovation Centre and Its Dynamic Architectural Style

  6. Thor Yi Chun, 2014 - Active Design: Promoting Physical Activity in Built Environment

  7. Ahmad Fadli Arif, 2014 - present - Vertical Circulation for  Children’s Environment

  8. Ahmad Idris Salahuddin, 2014 - present - Factors That Affect Productivity In Office

   
  ASSESSOR / EXAMINER
PhD Thesis Internal Examiner
  1. Atikah Fukaihah Binti Amir. Environmental and Thermal Performance of Legumes as Biofacade in a Tropical Climate. Universiti Sains Malaysia (2013) (Re-Viva)

  2. Asmat binti Ismail. Cooling Potential of Passive Roof Treatments on the Residential Building in Malaysia. Universiti Sains Malaysia (2012)

  3. Atikah Fukaihah Binti Amir. The Efficiency of Legume as Applied to Biofacade in the Tropical Climate. Universiti Sains Malaysia (2012)

   
Master of Science (by coursework) Internal Examiner Abdunnaser Ali Moh Abujrad. Housing Affordability for Low Income Family in Malaysia. Universiti Sains Malaysia (2014)
   
Undergraduate Internal Examiner
  1. Interior Design Final Year Students VIVA 2011, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  2. Building Surveying Final Year Students VIVA 2012, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  3. Examiner for Bachelor of Architecture (Final Year) Dissertation, Universiti Sains Malaysia:

    • Azli bin Abdullah (2012) - Alambina Komuniti Tradisi Dalam Aspek Seni Bina

    • Ng Say Khet (2012) - Pencahayaan Semulajadi, Buatan & Integrasi Dalam Rekabentuk Bilik Darjah

    • Kua Wan Teek (2013) - A Study on Standard Care on Animal Shelter

    • Chan Peik Yok (2013) - Transform  Architecture

    • Ong Rae Lynn (2013) - Healing Architecture for Hospital Design

    • Nur Ahmad Jazlan Mohamad (2014)- Kajian Mengenai Pembangunan Semula Kemudahan Kompleks Pendaratan Ikan di Kampung Kelencur, Kuala Kedah

    • Dahlia Ghazali (2014) – Kajian Ibu Pejabat Meteorologi: Keperluan Rekabentuk, Sistem Operasi dan Pengaruh Rekabentuk Dalam Persekitaran Kerja

   

 

PUBLICATION

PUBLICATIONS

  Journals
 
  1. Mazran Ismail, Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Noor Faisal Abas, Ruhizal Roosli, Shardy Abdullah (2015) Non-Structural Elements of the Traditional Malay Houses in the East Coast and Northern Peninsular Malaysia: Similarities and Differences. Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol.747, Pp.188-191. (ISI Indexed)

  2. Ruhizal Roosli, Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Noor Faisal Abas, Mazran Ismail, Shardy Abdullah, Muhammad Nizam Yusuf (2014) Criteria and Determinants for Assessing the Sustainability of Conservation Management and Process of Malay Vernacular House. Advances in Environmental Biology. Vol.9(4), Pp.59-61. (ISI Indexed)

  3. Mazran Ismail, Nur Haffeza Ahmad Termizi and Ahmad Sanusi Hassan (2015) Satisfaction and Perception of Occupants Towards Highrise Government Apartments Built Using Industrialized Building System (IBS) in Putrajaya, Malaysia. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Vol.6(3), Pp.107-116. (EBSCO Indexed)

  4. Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, Yasser Arab and Mazran Ismail and (2015) Architectural Styles of Apartment Design in Putrajaya, Malaysia. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Vol.6(3), Pp.117-123. (EBSCO Indexed)

  5. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014) Design and performance of a novel innovative roofing system for tropical landed houses. Energy Conversion and Management. Volume 85. 488-504. (Elsevier) (ISI & Scopus Indexed) (IF: 3.59).

  6. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014) A comparative study between unvented and vented attics by the hybrid turbine ventilator in Malaysian houses. International Journal of Sustainable Energy. 1-13. (Taylor & Francis). (Scopus Indexed)

  7. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014). Passive cooling techniques through reflective and radiative roofs in tropical houses in Southeast Asia: A literature review. Frontiers of Architectural Research. Volume 3(3), 283-297. (Elsevier).

  8. Mazran Ismail (2014) Review of the book Architecture and Heritage Buildings in George Town, Penang, by A.S. Hassan and S.R. Che Yahaya. Melayu: Jurnal Antarabangsa Dunia Melayu, Volume 7 (1). 121-122. (Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka).

  9. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014) A review of the potential of attic ventilation by passive and active turbine ventilators in tropical Malaysia. Sustainable Cities and Society. Volume 10, 232-240 (Elsevier). (Scopus Indexed).

  10. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014) Investigation of passive design techniques for pitched roof systems in the tropical region. Modern Applied Science. Volume 8(3). 182-191. (Scopus Indexed).

  11. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014) A study of the impact of environmental loads that penetrate a passive skylight roofing system in Malaysian buildings. Frontiers of Architectural Research. Volume 3(2), 178-191. (Elsevier).

  12. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2014) A review of skylight glazing materials in architectural design for a better indoor environment. Modern Applied Science. Volume 8(1), 68-82. (Scopus Indexed).

  13. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2013) An innovative roofing system for tropical building interiors: Separating heat from useful visible light. International Journal of Energy and Environment. 4(1): 103-116. (EBSCO Indexed)

  14. Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, Norazmawati Md.Sani @ Abd.Rahim, Karam Al-Obaidi, Mazran Ismail, Lim Yoke Mui (2013) Rethinking the Malaysian Affordable Housing Design Typology in View of Global Warming Considerations. Journal of Sustainable Development. 6(7): 134-146. (EBSCO & ERA Indexed)

  15. Ismail, M. and Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2012) Rooftop Turbine Ventilator: A Review and Update. Journal of Sustainable Development. 5(5): 121-131. (EBSCO & ERA Indexed)

  16. Mazran Ismail and Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman (2012) Stack Ventilation Strategies in Architectural Context: A Brief Review of Historical Development, Current Trends and Future Possibilities. International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences, 11(2): 291-301. (EBSCO Indexed)

  17. Mazran Ismail, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, Ruhizal Roosli, Md Azree Othuman Mydin (2012) Potential and Constraints of Advanced Stack Ventilation Application in The Tropics: A Review. International Journal of Academic Research, 4(2): 147-155. (EBSCO Indexed)

  18. Md Azree Othuman Mydin, Norazmawati Md.Sani, Mazran Ismail (2012) Evaluation of Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ) of Educational Buildings. Journal of Environment and Earth Science, 2(8): 46-53. (EBSCO Indexed)

  19. Rozliani Mansor, Md Azree Othuman Mydin, Mazran Ismail, Wan Mariah Wan Harun (2012) Categorization of General Problems and Defects in Historical Building. Analele Universitat Eftimie Murgu Journal, Eftimie Murgu University of Resita, Romania, 19(1): 127-136.  ISSN 1453-7397. (EBSCO Indexed)

  20. Ruhizal Roosli, Muamar Vebry, Md Azree Othuman Mydin & Mazran Ismail (2012) Building and Planning of Post-Disaster Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. International Journal of Academic Research, 4(1): 194-199. (EBSCO Indexed)

  21. Ismail, M. and Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010) Comparison of Different Hybrid Turbine Ventilator (HTV) Application Strategies to Improve The Indoor Thermal Comfort. International Journal of Environmental Research. Volume 4(2): 297-308. ISSN: 1735-6865. (ISI & Scopus Indexed) (IF: 1.62)

  22. Mazran Ismail, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, Mohd. Rodzi Ismail (2009) Field Study on the Ventilation Performance of the Hybrid Turbine Ventilator (HTV) in the Tropics. International Journal on Design and Manufacturing Technologies. Volume 3(2): 1-8.  ISSN: 0973-9106.

  23. Mazran Ismail and Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman (2008) The Possibility of Using a Hybrid Turbine Ventilator (HTV) to Improve the Vertical Air Velocity (Stack Ventilation) in Malaysian Building Interiors. Architecture Malaysia- Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Architects, Volume 20(6): 60-63. ISSN: 1675-5685.

   
   Chapters in Book
 
  1. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2015) Energy-Efficient Skylight Design in Tropical Houses. In: Kamal, M.A. (Ed.) Key Engineering Materials: Materials and Technologies for Green Construction. Vol.632, 45-56. Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. (Scopus Indexed)

  2. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M. and Abdul Rahman A.M, (2014) Chapter 50: Day-Lighting Tropical Building Interiors from Skylight: The Case for Separating Heat from Useful Visible Light. In: Kasim, A., Atikah W.S., Abdul Razak, N.H., Wahidah Musa, N.L., Abd Halim, R., Mohamed, S.R. (Eds.)  Proceedings of the International Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences (ICSTSS) 2012. Springer. ISBN: 978-981-287-076-6.

   
  Conference Proceedings
 
  1. Mazran Ismail, Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Noor Faisal Abas, Ruhizal Roosli, Shardy Abdullah (2014) A Comparative Study of Arrangement, Design and Function of The Non-Structural Elements of the Traditional Malay Houses in The Northern Peninsular Malaysia. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Local Knowledge (RCLK2014), 12-13 October 2014, Kuching, Sarawak.

  2. Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Noor Faisal Abas, Mazran Ismail, Ruhizal Roosli, Shardy Abdullah (2014) Conservation of Management and Process of Malay Vernacular House Construction in Malaysia. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Local Knowledge (RCLK2014), 12-13 October 2014, Kuching, Sarawak.

  3. Noor Faisal Abas, Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Ruhizal Roosli, Mazran Ismail, Shardy Abdullah (2014). ‘Penggunaan Bahan Binaan dan Struktur di dalam Pembinaan Rumah Tradisional Melayu di Utara dan Pantai Timur Semenanjung Malaysia: Satu Tinjauan Kajian’. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Local Knowledge (RCLK2014), 12-13 October 2014, Kuching, Sarawak.

  4. Ruhizal Roosli, Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Noor Faisal Abas, Mazran Ismail, Shardy Abdullah (2014) Determination of Traditional Malay House Location in Malaysia: A Review. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Local Knowledge (RCLK2014), 12-13 October 2014, Kuching, Sarawak.

  5. Shardy Abdullah, Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Arman Abdul Razak, Noor Faisal Abas, Ruhizal Roosli, Mazran Ismail (2014) Faktor yang Mempengaruhi Keselesaan Binaan Rumah Tradisional. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Local Knowledge (RCLK2014), 12-13 October 2014, Kuching, Sarawak.

  6. Ruhizal Roosli, Mazran Ismail and Syarmila Hany Haron (2013) The Evaluation of Community Participation in Housing Reconstruction Projects After Disaster. Proceedings of The World Conference on Humanitarian Studies (WCHS2013), 24-27 October 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.

  7. Mazran Ismail and Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman (2012) Possibilities of Enhancing Building Ventilation and Aesthetic Appearance by Implementing Solar-Wind Driven Turbine Ventilator. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Research and Technology (ICERT), 30 May -1 June 2012, Penang. Pp. 33-35.

  8. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail M., Abdul Rahman A.M. (2012) Tropical roof-lighting building interiors: Design factors that make it possible. Proceedings of the International Conference on 'Green' in the Built Environment (ICGBE2012), 29-30 May 2012, Selangor.

  9. Al-Obaidi K.M., Ismail, M. and Rahman, A.M.A. (2012) Daylighting potential from innovative roof construction system for a healthy indoor environment in the Malaysian tropical climate. Proceedings of the Environment & Health Conference (EHC2012), 6-7 June 2012, Penang.

  10. Mazran Ismail, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, Ruhizal Roosli, Md Azree Othuman Mydin (2011) Wind-Assisted Stack Ventilation Strategies: Potentials and Constraints in Malaysian Climate Conditions. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Volume 1, Pp.317-326. ISBN: 978-967-394-061-5.

  11. Md Azree Othuman Mydin, Mazran Ismail, RuhizalRoosli (2011) Indicative Study on Fire Resistance and Structural Performance of Foamcrete Based System. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Volume 1, Pp.572-581. ISBN: 978-967-394-061-5.

  12. Md Azree Othuman Mydin, Ruhizal Roosli, Mazran Ismail (2011) Lightweight Foamed Concrete Strength and Stiffness Prediction Models. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Volume 1, Pp.582-589. ISBN: 978-967-394-061-5.

  13. Ruhizal Roosli, Md Azree Othuman Mydin, Mazran Ismail (2011) A Comparison Study of Learning Process in Providing Emergency Housing in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Volume 2, Pp.1753-1765. ISBN: 978-967-394-061-5.

  14. Ruhizal Roosli, Mazran Ismail, Md Azree Othuman Mydin (2011) A Comparison Study of Main References in Humanitarian Emergencies: Shelter, Settlement and Non-Food Items. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Volume 2, Pp.1766-1775.

  15. Arniza Abas, Mohd Hanizun Hanafi and Mazran Ismail (2011) Conceptual of Architect Development in Industrialized Construction. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011. Vistana Hotel, Penang. Volume 1, Pp.904-908. ISBN: 978-967-394-061-5.

  16. Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, MunaHanim Abdul Samad, Mazran Ismail (2008) Educating Building Professionals on Environmental Problems Caused By Misconceptions In Building Designs. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Research and Technology (ICERT), 28-30 May 2008, Penang, Pp.292-296.

  17. Mazran Ismail, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, Mohd. Rodzi Ismail (2007) Assessment of The Potential of Solar Powered Turbine Ventilator (SPTV) for Enhancing Stack Ventilation in Malaysian Climate. Proceedings of the International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC) 2007, Penang.

  18. Mazran Ismail, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman, Mohd. Rodzi Ismail (2007) A Study on Hybrid Energy Generated Stack Ventilation for Hot-humid Tropical Climate. Proceedings of the HBP Postgraduate Research Colloquium 2007, USM, Penang.

  19. Mazran Ismail and Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman (2009) Improving Indoor Climatic Conditions in the Hot-Humid Tropics with Stack Ventilation Strategies. Paper presented at the HBP Postgraduate Research Colloquium 2009, USM, Penang.

  20. Mazran Ismail, Karam M. Al-Obaidi, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman & Mardiana Idayu Ahmad (2015) Container Architecture in The Hot-Humid Tropics: Potential and Constraints. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental Research and Technology (ICERT2015), 27-29 May 2015, Penang. (Accepted)

  21. Tan Yih Chia, Mardiana Idayu Ahmad & Mazran Ismail (2015) Turbine ventilator as low carbon technology for energy conservation in buildings. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental Research and Technology (ICERT2015), 27-29 May 2015, Penang. (Accepted)

   
 

Other Publications

(Articles in Bulletin, Poster Papers, Monograph, Research Report etc)

 
  1. Ahmad Sanusi Hassan, Mazran Ismail & Mohd Hafizal Mohd Isa (Eds.) (2013) Memorandum: CAEM Continuing Accreditation Visit 2014 - Architecture Programme, School of Housing, Building & Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 263 pages.

  2. Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz, Mastura Jaafar, Mazran Ismail, Nor Zarifah Maliki & Nur Izwani Abdul Aziz (2012) Laporan Kajian: Pengurusan dan Sistem Perolehan di Institusi Pengajian Tinggi, 27 pages.

  3. Mazran Ismail and Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman (2011) The Potential of Hybrid Turbine Ventilator (HTV) to Improve Indoor Thermal Environment. Bulletin of Research and Community Engagement, Volume 1 (1).  ISSN: 2229-9211.

  4. Ismail, M. (2011) Design for the Tropics [Review of the book Towards A Low-Energy Building Design for Tropical Malaysia, by A.M. Abdul Rahman, M.H. Abdul Samad, A. Bahauddin and M.R. Ismail]. Bulletin of Research and Community Engagement, Volume 1 (1). ISSN: 2229-9211.

  5. Ahmad, M.I., Ismail, M., Tow, T.T., Md.Yatim, Y., Ibrahim, M.H., Mansur, F.Z., Abul Rahman, S.M. (2014) ‘Hybrid ERV’, 13th Malaysia International Technology Expo (MTE2014), 20-22 February, 2014, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.

  6. Ahmad, M.I., Ismail, M., Md.Yatim, Y., Tow, T.T., Ibrahim, M.H., Abul Rahman, S.M. Mansur, F.Z. (2014) ‘IERVenti System’, 25th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX2014), 8-10 May, 2014, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur.

  7. Abdul Rahman, A.M., Ismail, M.R., Ismail, M. (2009) ‘Hybrid Turbine Ventilator’, Persidangan Kebangsaan IKS Bumiputera 2009, 10-11 March, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.

  8. Abdul Rahman, A.M., Ismail, M.R., Ismail, M. (2009) ‘Hybrid Turbine Ventilator’, 20th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX2009), 15-17 May, 2009, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur

   
   Unpublished Thesis & Dissertation
 
  1. Mazran Ismail (2010) The Potential of Hybrid Turbine Ventilator to Improve Indoor Climatic Conditions in Hot Humid Environment. PhD Thesis submitted to Universiti Sains Malaysia

  2. Mazran Ismail (2005) Modern Housing with the Traditional Malay Village Concept. M.Sc (Housing) Dissertation submitted to Universiti Sains Malaysia

  3. Mazran Ismail (2004) Exploration of Art for Health. B.Arch Dissertation submitted to USM

   
  Industrial Design Filing
 
  1. Design Registration No. MY 11-E0002-0101 filed 05 April 2011 (valid until 05 April 2016) (Certified by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia) ‘Turbine Ventilator’ (Researchers: Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman (Main Author/Researcher), Mohd. Rodzi Ismail, Mazran Ismail)
       

   
  REVIEWER
 
  1. Reviewer of manuscripts for the Journal of Construction in Developing Countries (JCDC) (Scopus Indexed)

  2. Reviewer of manuscripts for the 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011), 6-7 December 2011, Penang

  3. Reviewer of manuscripts for the Malaysian Architectural Education Conference (MAEC2012), 4-5 October 2012, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor.

  4. Reviewer of manuscripts for the International Workshop on Livable City 2013 (A Joint Conference with International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design 2013), 2-5 October 2013, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.

  5. Reviewer of manuscripts for the Postgraduate Conference in Built Environment (PGCBE2014), 22-24 December 2014, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.

  6. Reviewer of manuscripts for the International Workshop on Livable City 2014 (A Joint Conference with International Conference on Engineering, Innovation & Technology 2014), 9-11 December 2014, Alor Star, Kedah.

 

OTHERS

  EDITORIAL BOARD   
 
  1. Editorial Board Member, International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies (ITJEMAST) (September 2012 – present)

  2. Editor, HBP ECHO – School of Housing, Building & Planning Bulletin (2011-2012)

  3. Editorial Member - Bulletin of Research & Community Engagement (BRaCE), School of HBP (March 2011 – Dec 2012)

       
   
  SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY / INDUSTRY
 
  1. Panel of Judges, Design Charade Competition, the 26th Architectural Students Workshop, 31 October 2014, Universiti Teknologi MARA (Perak), Seri Iskandar, Perak (National Level)

  2. Project Member, ‘George Town Festival 2014’ (May – August 2014), (USM - Joe Sidek Production Sdn. Bhd Collaboration)

  3. Committee Member, ‘Langkawi Charity Project 2014’ (12-15 July  2014), (USM - Charity Club Langkawi Collaboration), (RM20,940.00)

  4. University Representative, PAM School Liaison Panel Meeting 2014, 30 October 2014, Universiti Teknologi MARA (Perak), Seri Iskandar, Perak

  5. Panel of Judges, Ideas Competition Category B (LAM Part 2), the 25th Architectural Students Workshop, 22 August 2013, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (National Level)

  6. University Representative, PAM School Liaison Panel Meeting 2013, 22 August 2013, Universiti Malaya

  7. Scientific Committee Member, Malaysian Architectural Education Conference (MAEC2012), 4-5 October 2012, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor

  8. Project Member, ‘Copenhagen Solutions for Liveable Cities’ Exhibition 2013 (August 2013), (USM – Danish Embassy Collaboration)

  9. Project Member, ‘Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006’ Exhibition (March 2014), (USM – Japan Embassy Collaboration)

  10. University Representative, MGBC-University Dialogue, 5 March 2011, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

   
  SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY
 
  1. Organizing Committee Member, Professorial Inaugural Lecture (Professor Ar. Dr. Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman), 2015

  2. Scientific Committee Member, 3rd International Conference on Livable Cities (ICLC2015), Penang

  3. Panel of Interviewers, Admission to the Programme of Bachelor of Science (Hons.) HBP (Architecture) for 2014/2015 Academic Session, (Local Students), 6-8 May, 2015

  4. Manager, Metal & Wood Workshop, School of HBP, 1/1/2013- 31/12/2015

  5. Scientific Committee Member, 2nd International Workshop on Liveable City 2014, Alor Setar, Kedah

  6. Panel of Judges, USAINS Cafeteria (F&B Concept) Design Competition 2014

  7. Evaluation Committee Member, Conversion from Masters to PhD Degree Program – Nur Hidayah Ahmad, School of HBP, June 2014

  8. Coordinator, HBP Year 1 Studio, September 2012 – August 2014

  9. Organizing Committee Member & Chair Session, International Workshop on Livable City 2014 (A Joint Conference with International Conference on Engineering, Innovation & Technology 2014)

  10. Organizing Committee Member, Postgraduate Conference in Built Environment (PGCBE2014)

  11. University Representative/Lecturer-In-Charge (USM Delegation), ‘TIANGSERI’- Architectural Students Workshop (Minggu Alam Bina) 2014, 28 October–2 November 2014, UiTM Sri Iskandar, Perak

  12. Panel of Interviewers, Admission to the Programme of Bachelor of Science (Hons.) HBP (Architecture) for 2014/2015 Academic Session, (Local Students), 8-9 May, 2014

  13. Scientific Committee Member, International Workshop on Liveable City 2013, USM, Penang

  14. Moderator, Post Graduate Research Colloquium HBP 2013

  15. Advisor, USM Archiclub, 2013 – present

  16. Working Committee Member, USM-Politeknik Port Dickson Smart Partnership, 2013-2015

  17. Motivator, S.M.K Taman Jelutong Academic Visit, 1/3/2013

  18. School Committee Member, HBP Road Map Committee,1/7/2013- 15/10/2013

  19. School Committee Member, KPI & KIP Committee, 1/1/2013- 31/12/2015

  20. School Committee Member, Space & Landscape Committee,1/1/2013- 31/12/2015

  21. Organizing Committee Member, Professorial Inaugural Lecture (Professor Dr. Julaihi Wahid), 2013

  22. University Representative/Lecturer-In-Charge (USM Delegation), ‘DUALISMA’- Architectural Students Workshop (Minggu Alam Bina) 2013, 21– 25 August 2013, University Malaya

  23. University Representative/Lecturer-In-Charge (USM Delegation), ‘CULTURE-ARCHITECTURE’- PAM Annual Architecture Students Works Exhibition 2013, 3-9 September, 2013, Bandar Utama, Selangor

  24. Panel of Interviewers, Admission to the Programme of Bachelor of Science (Hons.) HBP (Architecture) for 2013/2014 Academic Session, (Local Students), 7-8 May, 2013

  25. Panel of Interviewers, Admission to the Programme of Bachelor of Science (Hons.) HBP (Architecture) for 2013/2014 Academic Session, (International Students), 25 July, 2013

  26. Invited Speaker, “Writing ‘A Review’ Article for Scientific Journal”, 3rd HBP Postgraduate Seminar 2012

  27. Mentor, ‘Sistem Intervensi Akademik Pelajar (SIAP)’ Programme 2011/2012 (University Level)

  28. Project Member, ‘Pameran HBP Sempena Hari Libatsama Komuniti-Universiti-Industri’, 2012

  29. School Committee Member, Research & Development Committee,1/8/2011- 31/12/2012

  30. School Committee Member, Space & Studio Committee,1/8/2011- 31/12/2012

  31. Organizing Committee Member, 5th International Conference and Workshop on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC2011)

  32. Organizing Committee Member, Workshop on Sustainable Accessible Design (WSAD2011)

  33. Committee Member, HBP Strategic Planning Workshop 2012, 16-18 December 2011

  34. Member, ‘Jawatankuasa Kenyataan Universiti Tentang Plagiat, 2011’ - University Level

  35. Organizing Committee Member, HBP Postgraduate Research Colloquium 2009

  36. Organizing Committee Member, HBP Postgraduate Research Colloquium 2008

  37. Organizing Committee Member, 1st International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC 2007)

  38. Vice President, HBP Postgraduate Club, 2007-2008

  39. Editor-in-Chief, CONTEXT- Bulletin of 14th Architectural Workshop 2002 (National Level)