Safial Aqbar

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Safial Aqbar Zakaria(Dr.)

School of HBP
USM 11800 Penang, Malaysia
Tel : 604-6533046
Email : ssafial@usm.my

PROFILE

 

Academic Qulifications    
  • Ph.D. in Lighting Design, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • M.Sc. in Lighting Design, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • B.Sc. in Lighting Design, Universiti Sains Malaysia

     
Professional Mambership  

 

  • Registered Professional Lighting Design Association (PLDA)

  • Member of Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID)

     
 Personal Details   Dr. Safial Aqbar is a lecturer in the Interior Design Programme. Dr. Safial Aqbar specializes in Lighting Design and Interior Design concentrating on design, philosophy and culture

 

SUPERVISION

Training and Supervision

  1.  'Resurrection' , 2nd year Interior Design Final Exhibition, Universiti Sains Malaysia, May 26-29, 2015 at E48 Foyer.

  2. Internship with Prof. Dr.-Ing Heinrich Kramer. Lighting design firm (LICHTDESIGN Ingenieurgesellschaf m.b.H), Cologne, Germany (Sept.2003-June 2011).

  3. Workshop on Architectural & Lanscape Rendering. (Sept. 2008). (Conductor). Kulliyah of Architecture & Environmental Design, International Islamic University,   Malaysia.

  4. Professional Lighting Design Association, Workshop in Birmingham: 6-11  February 2006 Birmingham, UK Eastside Story-Celebrating the Past & Sustaining the Future (Participants).

  5. Professional Lighting Design, Workshop in Lüdensheid: 10-16 September2005 Lüdenscheid, Germany Lighting Design of Parking Areas (Participants).

  6. Workshop on Glass Painting & Architectural Rendering (Conductor) 18-30 August  2000. Kulliyah of Architecture & Environmental Design, International Islamic University, Malaysia.

 

Teaching and Supervision

  1. Azizi Bahauddin & Safial Aqbar Zakaria. (2002). Water Colour Presentation: A Guide for Students.

  2. Fuziah Ibrahim & Safial Aqbar Zakaria, (Semester 1 & 2-2014/15). Studio Reka bentuk Dalaman, USM

  3. Azizi Bahauddin, Safial Aqbar Zakaria. (Semester 2-2015). Exhibition and Display.

  4. Azizi Bahauddin & Safial Aqbar Zakaria. (Semester 1-2014). Charcoal Presentation: A Guide for Students.

  5. Safial Aqbar Zakaria, Sharifah Fairuz & Roslan Talib. (Semester 1-2014 & 2015). Interior Lighting Design.

  6. Safial Aqbar Zakaria & Fuziah Ibrahim. (Semester 2- 2015). Design Management.

  7. Safial Aqbar Zakaria & Fuziah Ibrahim. (Semester 2- 2015). Furniture Design.

  8. Safial Aqbar Zakaria & Nor Zarifah Maliki. (Semester 2- 2015). Budaya dan Pemikiran Visual, MSP 3083 (P. P. Ilmu Pendidikan).

PUBLICATION

PUBLICATION :

  1. Zakaria, S. A., Ismail, A. July 2011. Impak Cahaya dan Pencahayaan Terhadap Keselamatan Warga di Sekolah. Malaysian Education Deans Councils Journal, Vol.10. 2012. Published in the MEDC, Vol.10, June 2012.

  2. Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A., Maliki, N.Z. 6-7 October 2013, Light in Songket Motifs, Regional Conference on Local Knowledge 2013, Sutra Beach Resort, Terengganu. Published.

  3.  Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A., Maliki, N.Z. 12-28 October 2014, Poetics and Aesthetics Lighting in Malay Old Text, Regional Conference on Local Knowledge 2013, Riverside Majestic, Kuching. Published.

  4. Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A., Maliki, N.Z. (2014). “Light” in Malay Songket. Is it Real?” International Conference on Islamic Business, Art, Culture & Communication,Equatorial Hotel, Melaka. ISBN:9812874283. Published.

  5. Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A., Maliki, N.Z. (2014). “Light”: Visible to a Person Can be Hidden From Others?” International Conference on Islamic Business, Art, Culture & Communication ,Equatorial Hotel, Melaka. ISBN:9812874283. Published.

  6. Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A. 26-28 November 2014, Songket and “Light”: From Philosophy to Practice,  ICLLIC 3rd International Conference on Linguistics, Literature & Culture, The Royale Bintang Penang, Weld Quay, Penang. Published.

  7. Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A. (2015). How Do Artificial Lighting Affects Students In Studying Environment?: A Case Study of the Design Studio, Housing, Building and Planning, USM, Penang, PGCBE 2014, Post Graduate Conference in Build Environment 2014. AENSI, Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(4) March 2015, p. 11-13, ISSN-1995-0756 . Published.

  8. Bahauddin, A., Zakaria, S. A. The Malay Cultural Heritage Interpretation of Light: The Art of Spirit, Volume 8, issue 4, December 2014, p.p. 41-52. Published.

  9. Zakaria, S. A. The Language of Light in Culture, Between Spirituality and Practicality. Journal of Human Capital Development, Volume 4, No. 1, 2011.p.p. 79-89. Published.

  10. Zakaria, S. E., Zakaria, S.A. Malaysian Perspective on Artificial and Natural Light to the 24 Hours Lifestyle: A Literature Review, The 7th Luxpacifica 2013: Cultural Lighting, 6th-8th March 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel. Proceedings.

  11. Zakaria, S. A., Bahauddin, A. (2014). Light Art for Historical Buildings: A Case Study of the Heritage Buildings in George Town, Penang Island. Arte Polis 5: International Conference and Workshop Reflections on Creativity: Public Engangement and the Making of Place. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences,Volume 184, 20 May 2015, p. 345-350. Published.

OTHERS

Conference presentation 

  1. 6-7 October 2013, Light in Songket Motifs, Regional Conference on Local Knowledge 2013, Sutra Beach Resort, Terengganu.

  2. 26-28 August 2014, “Light” in Malay Songket. Is it Real?” International Conference on Islamic Business, Art, Culture & Communication, Equatorial Hotel, Melaka.

  3. “Light”: Visible to a Person Can be Hidden From Others?” International Conference on Islamic Business, Art, Culture & Communication, Equatorial Hotel, Melaka.

  4. 18th July 2009 The Interpretation of Songket Motifs and Its Meaning in Malay Culture, Architecture and Light. 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Research 2009, University Conference Hall, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

  5. 5th-7th January 2009 The Interpretation of Songket Motifs and Its Meaning in Malay Culture, Architecture and Light.

    Sustainability. 5th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. University of Technology Mauritius, Mauritius.

  6. 3rd-4th December 2007 Permanent Exhibition Lighting in Malaysian Museums: A Study of Acceptance and Effects on Visitors. International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Country. School of Housing, Building & Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. ISBN:978-983-3986-20-0.

  7. 24-- 28 October 2007 Profesional Lighting Design Convention- 1st Global Convention. London –Electronic Poster Presentation.The Interpretation of Light and Transformation of Songket Motifs: Discovery Through The Eyes of Cultures.

  8. 3-4 June 2005  Kulturhuset, Haninge, Stockholm ELDA+ Vox Juventa & Supporting event ELDA+Unis.net in cooperation with Ljuslaboratoriet, Campus Haninge, Stockholm, Sweden. The Interpretation of Lighting and Transformation of Songket Motifs: The Discovery of the Past and the Present.