Mohamad Reza Mohamed Afla (Dr.)

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Mohamad Reza Mohamed Afla ( LAr. Dr.) 
E49 Room 111
School of Housing, Building and Planning
Universiti Sains Malaysia
USM 11800 Penang, Malaysia 
Telephone : +604 - 653 2811   
Email : rezafla@usm.my

PROFILE

Academic Qualifications  
  • Ph.D. (Architecture & Design), RMIT University
  • M.A. (Landscape Studies), University of Sheffield
  •  B.LA (Hons) (Landscape Architecture), International Islamic University Malaysia
     
Professional Membership   Corporate Member, Institute of Landscape Architects, Malaysia (ILAM).
     
Personal Details bbb  Dr. Reza joined USM in 2015 after completing his Ph.D. from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He is a lecturer in landscape architecture at the School of HBP, specialising in cultural landscape, sustainable development, land use management and environmental planning. His research interests include dark tourism, democratic public space, deathscape, urban cemeteries, and material culture.
     

RESEARCH

1  Prefabricated Sewage Treatment Plant for the World

2  Position Title: Principal Investigator Grant:

FRGS Fund Source: Ministry of Higher Education Project Title: Establishing the Requirements for Urban Cemeteries as Public Open Spaces in the Metropolitan Area of Kuala Lumpur Duration: 1January 2019 – 31 December 2020

SUPERVISION

Masters (Course Work)

1  Haris Bin Izhar (2018) Aksesibiliti Orang Kurang Upaya di Taman Belia Pulau Pinang. 
 2  Syamirah Binti Sahnawi (2017)  Cadangan-Cadangan Penambahbaikan Amalan Perkuburan Islam Lama Ke Arah Perkuburan Lestari. Kajian Kes: Daerah Timur Laut Pulau Pinang.
 3  Mohd Khairul Amry Bin Rozi (2016)  Penilaian Impak Alam Sekitar (EIA): Halangan Dalam Penyediaan Laporan EIA Bagi Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan Dan Pemaju Di Pulau Pinang.
 4  Muhammad Khairurridhwan Bin Muhammad (2016)  Persepsi Pengunjung Terhadap Ruang Awam di Padang Kota Lama, George Town.

Internal Examiner (Masters)

  Fong Seng Tat (2018)  Cemeteries’ FengShui: People’s Perspectives, Beliefs and Selection 

Second Reader (Masters)

  Noramirul Bin Amin (2016)  Placemaking at Kampung Tanjung Tokong Transit Houses. 

 

PUBLICATION

Proceeding

Mohamed Afla, MR (2012). Sustainability of Urban Cemeteries and the Transformation of Malay Burial Practices in Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan Region, In: Alves S (ed.) World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, United States: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) (Digital Open Science Index)

Journal Article

Mohamed Afla, MR (2018). Muslim Burial Redefine: Taking Lessons from the Case Studies of Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta. Paper Presented at 7th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (7th ICBEDC), 2018, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

 Paper Presentation

Mohamad Reza Mohamed Afla (2012) :Sustainability of Urban Cemeteries and the Transformation of Malay Burial Practices in Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan Region. Paper Presented at International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design, November 2012, Venice, Italy.
 
Mohamad Reza Mohamed Afla (2012) : Regeneration of Urban Cemeteries and the Transformation of Malay Burial Practice in Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan Region. Paper Presented at Asia Institute’s Academic Seminar, September 2012, University of Melbourne, Australia.
 
Mohamad Reza Mohamed Afla (2011): Regeneration and Transformation of Urban Cemeteries and Malay Funerary Practice in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth. Paper Presented at Death Down Under Conference, 27-28th Jun 2011, University of Sydney, Australia