Staff Details

Mohammad Abdul Mohit

Mohammad Abdul Mohit
Designation: Professor
KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 5285
Email address: mamohit@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Economics - Bachelor Degree , University of Rajshahi
  • Rural Economics - Masters Degree , University of Rajshahi
  • Urban and Regional Planning - Masters Degree , University of Sheffield
  • Economics - Masters Degree , University of Rajshahi
  • Ph.D in Urban and Regional Planning - Doctor of Philosophy , University of Sheffield

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Other Architecture n.e.c. - Urban Planning and Housing
  • Natural Science ~ Environmental Sciences ~ Environmental Issues and Assesment ~ Climate Change - Climate Change and Disaster Management
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Habitat and Human Settlement ~ Regional Planning - Regional Development & Planning
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Built Environment - Livability and Quality of Life
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics/Applied Economics ~ Urban and Regional Economics - Tourism Economics

Professional Membership

  • 2010-2017 Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies, UiTM, Shah Alama, Malaysia
  • 2010-2017 Centre of Environment-Behaviour Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  • 2015-2017 Malaysian Institute of Planners
  • 2015-2017 UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • 2015-2017 UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Teaching Responsibilities

DISSERTATION 2014/2015 2013/2014 2007/2008 2006/2007 2004/2005
ECONOMIC FOR PLANNING 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2005/2006
ECONOMICS 2005/2006 2003/2004
ECONOMICS FOR PLANNING 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2005/2006
ECONOMICS FOR PLANNING 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
ECONOMICS FOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR 2 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
ECONOMICS FOR QUANTITY SURVEYORS 1 2016/2017 2011/2012 2005/2006 2003/2004 2002/2003
ECONOMICS FOR QUANTITY SURVEYORS 2 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
ECONOMICS FOR QUANTITY SURVEYORS 2 2001/2002
ECONOMICS FOR QUANTITY SURVEYORS I 2001/2002
HOUSING ECONOMICS 2009/2010 2007/2008 2006/2007 2004/2005
HOUSING ECONOMICS, AFFORDABILITY FINANCE 2013/2014
HOUSING POLICY & MANAGEMENT 2009/2010 2008/2009 2006/2007
HOUSING STUDIES 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
HOUSING STUDIES 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
INTRODUCTION TO HOUSING 2010/2011
PLANNING & SUSTAINABILITY 2009/2010 2007/2008 2006/2007
PLANNING MODELS AND TECHNIQUES 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
PLANNING STUDIO 3 2011/2012
PLANNING STUDIO 4 2015/2016 2012/2013
PLANNING STUDIO 5 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014 2012/2013 2010/2011
PLANNING STUDIO 6 2010/2011 2009/2010
PLANNING TECHNIQUES 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
PLANNING TECHNIQUES 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
PLANNING TECHNIQUES 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
PLANNING WORKSHOP 1 2014/2015 2008/2009 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004
PLANNING WORKSHOP II 2014/2015 2013/2014 2011/2012 2007/2008 2005/2006
PLANNING WORKSHOP III 2009/2010 2003/2004
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
PRINCIPLES OF URBAN AND REGIONAL ECONOMICS 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
PROJECT PAPER 2001/2002
PROJECT PAPER 2001/2002
REGIONAL PLANNING 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
REGIONAL PLANNING 2009/2010 2008/2009 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
REGIONAL PLANNING 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012

Research Projects

Completed

2013 - 2016
Re-Modelling the Quality of Urban Life (QOUL) Index for Kuala Lumpur City, Malaysia
2012 - 2013
A Study on Residential Location Of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Sector Employees Working in Kuala Lumpur City.
2011 - 2016
ASEAN Economic Integration: Developing Model to Assess the Effectiveness of the Policies on Construction Labour Market in Malaysia
2010 - 2011
A study of Crime Potentials and Physical Design in Taman Melati Terrace Housing Area of KL City
2008 - 2012
Assessment of Residential Satisfaction in High -rise Condominium and Terrace Housing:Case Studies from Kuala Lumpur.
2007 - 2009
Factors Determining Residential Locations of Employees in the Kuala Lumpur Conurbation of Malaysia

In Progress

2014 - Present
Formulation of Gis-Hedonic Pricing Modeling on the Impact of Public Open Spaces on Residential Property Value
2009 - Present
Procurement and Project Delivery System Research Unit

Award and Recognitions

03-12-2004
Quality Award . IIUM - University level.

Publications

Article

2016
Low-income housing in Nigeria: a liveability investigation. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies , 7 (26). pp.1-5.
2016
Neighbourhood satisfaction and QOUL in middle-income housing in Kuala Lumpur city, Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners , 14 pp.81-94.
2016
Measuring the dimensions and attributes of liveabiliy of low-income housing communities in Nigeria. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners , Special Issue IV pp.383-394.
2016
Liveability and Low-income housing in Nigeria. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 222 pp.863-871.
2015
Appraisal of residential satisfaction in double-storey terrace housing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Habitat International , 49 pp.286-293.
2015
Investigating the application of CFA in the liveability assessment of public low-income housing in Nigeria. Journal of Architecture, Planning, and Construction Management , 5 (1). pp.1-12.
2015
Impact of climate change on agriculture, livestock and living environment in the Southeastern Part of Bangladesh. Journal of Creative Writing , 1 (2). pp.55-65.
2014
Residential satisfaction: concept, theories and empirical studies. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners , 3 pp.47-66.
2014
Impact of Outdoor Environment to the Quality of Life. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 153 pp.639-654.
2014
Role of the Masjid in disaster management: preliminary investigation of evidences from Asia. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management , 4 (1). pp.1-16.
2014
Present trends and future directions of quality-of-life. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 153 pp.655-665.
2013
Objective analysis of variation in the regional quality of life in Malaysia and its policy implications. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 101 pp.454-464.
2013
Mitigation of climate change effects through non-structural flood disaster management in Pekan Town, Malaysia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences , 85 pp.564-573.
2013
Quality of life in natural and built environment an introductory analysis. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 101 pp.33-43.
2012
An assessment of policy approaches adopted to deal with bastee settlements of Dhaka City in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies , 3 (9). pp.1-18.
2012
Assessment of residential satisfaction with public housing in Hulhumale', Maldives. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 50 pp.756-770.
2012
Bastee settlements of Dhaka City, Bangladesh : a review of policy approaches and challenges ahead. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences , 36 pp.611-622.
2012
A study of crime potentials in Taman Melati terrace housing in Kuala Lumpur : issues and challenges. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences , 42 pp.271-283.
2011
Residents' crime and safety perceptions in gated and non-gated low middle income communities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management , 1 (1). pp.71-94.
2011
Residents’ crime experience and safety perceptions in gated and non-gated low middle income communities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management , 1 (1). pp.71-97.
2011
Social housing programme of Selangor Zakat Board of Malaysia and housing satisfaction. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment , 26 (2). pp.143-164.
2010
Analysis of commute characteristics and residential location choice of IIUM Gombak Campus employees of Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners , VIII pp.25-46.
2010
Assessment of residential satisfaction in newly designed public low-cost housing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Habitat International , 34 (1). pp.18-27.
2010
Crime and housing in Malaysia: case study of Taman Melati terrace housing in Kuala Lumpur. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies , 1 (3). pp.25-36.
2009
Structural changes of the Malaysian economy and its spatial incidence on regional economic growth. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners , 7 (1). pp.25-46.
2007
Estimating depth of daylight zone and PSALI for side lit office spaces using the CIE Standard General Sky. Building and Environment , 42 (8). pp.2850-2859.
2007
Developing a communicative planning approach to resolve land use conflicts in Jelutong area of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia . PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners , 5 pp.95-112.
2006
Land use conflicts in Jelutong area of Georgetown, Malaysia: issues for sustainable urban development. Jahangirnagar Planning Review , 4 (1). pp.5-14.
2006
Repeal of the Rent Control Act and its impacts on the pre-war shophouses in George Town, Malaysia. Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS) , 79 (1). pp.107-121.
2006
Integrating GIS and AHP for land suitability analysis for urban development in a secondary city of Bangladesh. Jurnal Alam Bina , 8 (1). pp.1-20.
2006
Frequency distribution of CIE standard general skies for Subang, Malaysia. Architectural Science Review , 49 (4). pp.363-366.
1998
Factors affecting the performance of flood control, drainage and irrigation projects in Bangladesh: a case study. Journal of Civil Engineering , CE24 (2). pp.147-154.
1995
Institutional development for flood disaster management rural development in Bangladesh: a case study of Kanchanpur union. Asian Affairs , 17 (2). pp.46-62.
1990
Rural-urban migration in Bangladesh: an urban perspective. Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners , 1 (1&2). pp.47-59.
1989
Regional development and urban growth in Bangladesh : a case for small and medium town in development. Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association , 17 (1&2). pp.145-157.

Book Section

2015
Zakat Recipients' Satisfaction on Housing Programme. In: Zakat and Poverty Alleviation, 2nd reprint . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.154-179. ISBN 9789674180119.
2015
Community based approach in upgrading slum or squatters area in Malaysia: a case study of Kampung Kam Seng, Gombak, Selangor. In: Malaysian case studies of urban and regional planning . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.126-140. ISBN 978-967-418-328-8.
2011
Residents' satisfaction with younger and older condominiums in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In: Readings in Malaysian urban and regional planning . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.49-60. ISBN 9789674180379.
2011
The provision of musalla facilities in selected multi-level shopping complexes of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . In: Planning sustainable cities in Malaysia: issues and challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.1-11. ISBN 978-967-418-047-8.
2011
Zakat recipients' satisfaction on housing programme . In: Zakat and its poverty alleviation goal . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.120-142. ISBN 9789674180119.
2011
Construction and construction education and training in the Muslim world - a preliminary assessment and policy implications. In: International Readings in Construction Business & Marketing . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.167-220. ISBN 9789670225524.
2011
Theory and research in urban and regional planning: evolving nature and future challenges. In: Contemporary Research in Urban Planning . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.56-65. ISBN 978-967-418-036-2.
2011
Hotel room supply and demand in world heritage city of Melaka. In: Readings in Malaysian urban and regional planning . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.16-21. ISBN 9789674180379.
2011
A study on residents' satisfaction with maintenance and management of low-cost housing in Kuala Lumpur. In: Contemporary studies and methodology in urban and regional planning in Malaysia . IIUM Prss , Kuala Lumpur , pp.74-100. ISBN 9789670225678.

Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Residents’ perception of their quality of life in TTDI area of Kuala Lumpur city, Malaysia. In: ICABE2016 International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment , Premiera Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
2016
Housing space quality towards quality of life: a case study of double storey terrace houses. In: The 4th International Building Control Conference 2016 (IBCC 2016) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2016
Investigating residents’ perception on the quality of life in Wangsa Maju area of Kuala Lumpur City, Malaysia. In: Bangladesh Planning Research Conference (BPRC 2016) , Dhaka, Bangladesh
2016
Urban inequality: a case of public housing estates in Niger state, Nigeria. In: International Conference on Development and Socio Spatial Inequalities 2015 , Penang
2015
Residents’ perceptual analysis on liveability in the planned housing estates of nigeria: empirical evidence from niger state. In: 3rd International Conference on Livable Cities (ICLC2015) , USM, Penanag, Malaysia
2015
City liveability and housing in Nigeria: a case study of low-income housing in Niger State. In: AicQoL2015Jakarta , AMER International Conference on Quality of Life The Akmani Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia Abstracts ASEAN-Turkey ASLI Conferences on QoL 2015 AicQoL2015Jakarta http://www.amerabra.org/ AMER International Conference on Quality of Life The Akmani Hotel 25-27 Ap
2015
Liveability analysis of gated and non-gated low middle income communities in kuala lumpur, Malaysia. In: 3rd International Conference on Livable Cities (ICLC2015) , USM, Penanag, Malaysia
2014
Appraisal of residential satisfaction in double-storey terrace housing in Malaysia: case studies from greater Kuala Lumpur. In: 2nd International Workshop on Livable Cities 2014 , Tabung Haji Hotel, Alor Setar, Kedah
2014
Pro-Poor Tourism: A Case Study of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City. In: 2014 International Symposium on Business and Management (ISBM 2014) , Nagoya, Japan
2014
An overview of QOL studies in Malaysia: present trends and future directions. In: AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL 2014) , The Pacific Sutera Hotel, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabau, Sabah
2014
Provision of spaces and space quality in housing area towards quality of life: case study of Taman Melati Mastika, Gombak . In: UMRAN 2014 , Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM
2014
The quality of housing environment and green open space towards quality of life. In: UMRAN2014: Fostering Eco-Sphere in The Built Environment , Gombak, Kuala Lumpur
2014
Review the impact of outdoor environment and the quality of life. In: AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL 2014) , The Pacific Sutera Hotel, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabau, Sabah
2013
Analysis of residential location of ICT sector employees in a liveable city: a case of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In: International Workshop On Livable Cities 2013 (IWLC) 2013 , INFORMM, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
2013
Proposal of a probabilistic reproduction for multi- dimensional assessment of structural behavior and understanding professional ethics: a green technology approach. In: International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment (ICABE2013) , Kuala Lumpur & Putrajaya
2013
Capacity building in infrastructure for socio-economic growth and development: Malaysia and International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) as an ideal initiator and host of the 1st dedicated and construction focused training institution for the Muslim w. In: 1st World Congress on Integration & Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013) , Kuala Lumpur
2013
Role of the masjid in disaster management: Preliminary investigation of evidences from Asia. In: International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment , Putrajaya
2012
Assessment of residential satisfaction with public housing in Hulhumale’, Maldives. In: ASEAN Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies (AcE-Bs 2012) Siam City Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, 16-18 July 2012 , Bangkok, Thailand
2012
Crime experience and safety perception in gated and non-gated communities in Malaysia : case studies from Kuala Lumpur metropolis. In: 2nd International Conference - Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design 2012 , Penang, Malaysia
2011
Comparative assessment of residents' satisfaction with older and younger condominiums: case studies from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (UP 046). In: 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries (ICBEDC 2011) , Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
2011
Bastee (slum and squatter) settlements of Dhaka City, Bangladesh: a review of policy approaches and challenges ahead . In: AcE-Bs 2011 Bandung , Bandung, Indonesia
2010
A study on refurbishment of multi-family houses in Malaysia - housing developed by Kuala Lumpur City Government in the ’80s -. In: 2009 Housing Researchers Conference , Sydney, Australia
2010
Recycling awareness among undergraduate student under KAED environmental education: a case study of KAED’s students recycling behaviour. In: 4th International Conference & Workshop on Built Environment 2010 , Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang
2010
Assessment of residential satisfaction with low-cost housing provided by Selangor Zakat Board in Malaysia.
2010
Crime and the planning of residential areas- a comparative analysis of two Taman Melati terrace housing units. In: 5th Asean Postgraduate Seminar 2010 , University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
2009
Construction in the Muslim world - a factual analysis and policy implications. In: The Inaugural Conference Construction in the Muslim World , Kuala Lumpur
2008
Analysis of commute characteristics and residential location of IIUM Gombak campus employees of Malaysia. In: 7th Annual Conference Management in Construction Researchers' Associations MICRA 2008 , Kuala Lumpur
2008
In search of Islamic principles for urban environmental design. In: International Conference on Environmental Design (ICED) - UMRAN 2008 , Gombak, Kuala Lumpur
2005
A study on the abandonment of housing projects in the state of Kedah, Malaysia. In: The Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research Conference 2005 , Kobe, Japan
2005
Eligibility and selection criteria under the Open Registration System (ORS) for low cost houses in Malaysia. In: The Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR 2005) , Kobe, Japan
2004
Role of Grameen Bank in the poverty alleviation and rural development of Bangladesh. In: International Conference on Poverty in the Muslim World and Communities: Causes and Solutions , Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur & IIUM