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Muhammad Faris Bin Abdullah

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Environment - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Bachelor of Planning - Bachelor Degree, University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Arts in Town and Country Planning - Bachelor Degree, University of Manchester

Muhammad Faris Bin Abdullah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

Other's position:

Director, Office for Strategy & Institutional Change


mfaris@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Muhammad Faris began his career as a town planning officer in a private urban planning firm before joining IIUM as an academic staff. He has worked on various consulting jobs including preparation of urban development plan, preparation of environmental management plan and development of planning support systems for both private and public clients.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Other Architecture n.e.c. - Executive information systems for development plan, development plan monitoring systems, development impact assessment systems.
  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Biomedical Engineering ~ Decision Support Systems - Spatial planning and decision support systems, dynamic modeling.
  • Natural Science ~ Environmental Sciences ~ Environmental Issues and Assesment ~ Other Environmental Issues and Assesment n.e.c. - Strategic environmental assessment, sustainability assessment.
  • Natural Science ~ Environmental Sciences ~ Environment Technology/Industry ~ Geographical Information System (GIS) - GIS application in urban and regional planning.
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Habitat and Human Settlement ~ Land Use Planning and Management - Land use planning, environmental studies, public facilities siting analysis.


Professional Membership


  • 2007 - 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Malaysian Institute of Planners
  • 2014 - 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Lembaga Perancang Bandar Malaysia
  • 2017 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Corporate Member), Malaysian Institute of Planners
  • 2018 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Registered Town Planner), Lembaga Perancang Bandar Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


DISSERTATION 2016/2017 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
GEOSPATIAL 3: GIS APPLICATION FOR PLANNING 2020/2021 2019/2020
GEOSPATIAL 3: GIS APPLICATION FOR PLANNING 2021/2022
GEOSPATIAL 4: PLANNING AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM 2020/2021
GIS APPLICATION FOR BUILT ENVIRONMENT 2016/2017 2017/2018 2012/2013 2015/2016 2013/2014 2014/2015 2018/2019
PARK PLANNING AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT 2015/2016 2014/2015 2019/2020 2013/2014
PLANNING & SUSTAINABILITY 2003/2004 2005/2006
PLANNING AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM 2013/2014 2012/2013 2014/2015 2016/2017 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016
PLANNING SEMINAR 2005/2006
PLANNING STUDIO 3 2016/2017 2018/2019 2014/2015 2015/2016 2013/2014 2003/2004 2012/2013
PLANNING STUDIO 4 2012/2013 2003/2004 2018/2019
PLANNING STUDIO 5 2005/2006
PLANNING STUDIO 6 2014/2015 2005/2006 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014
PLANNING WORKSHOP 1 2017/2018
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2002/2003 2005/2006
PRINCIPLES OF LOCAL PLANNING 2002/2003 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2006/2007
PROJECT IMPACT ASSESMENT 2016/2017
PROJECT IMPACT ASSESSMENT 2003/2004 2002/2003 2006/2007 2004/2005 2005/2006
PROJECT PAPER 2015/2016 2013/2014 2016/2017 2014/2015
REGIONAL PLANNING 2013/2014
TOURISM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2019 INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (IRERS) PROGRAM, INSPEN
2018 - 2018 Kajian dan Pembangunan Standard Industri Pembinaan Perumahan Kebangsaan
2017 - 2017 Kajian Kebolehlaksanaan Penyampaian Perkhidmatan Alternatif (ASD) Dalam Perkhidmatan Penjagaan Warga Emas dan Pemulihan Penagihan Dadah
2017 - 2018 Kajian Semula Dasar Perumahan Negara Bagi Tahun 2018-2022
2016 - 2017 Dasar Perumahan Negara 2018-2022
2015 - 2017 A Study on Illegal Factories in Perak: Toward an Effective Legalisation of Non-Conforming Industrial Activities and Establishment
2015 - 2015 Kaji Selidik Persepsi Awam Mengenai Jarak Keselamatan Keluarga dan Kanak-Kanak
2015 - 2015 Kaji Selidik Persepsi Awam Terhadap Konsep Pembangunan komuniti Berpagar dan Kejiranan Berpengawal
2015 - 2015 Kaji Selidik Persepsi Awam Mengenai Isu Utama dan Keperluan Golongan Belia Dalam Pembangunan 1Malaysia Youth Cities
2015 - Expansion, Improvement and Upgrading the IIUM Spatial Information and Facilities and Asset Management System Web-Based (I-SPACE)
2015 - 2017 A Study on Housing Stock: Demand and Supply in Perak
2015 - 2017 A Study on Illegal Occupation and Illegal Operation of Landuse Categories in Perak: A Case Study of State Land
2015 - 2019 Evaluating the impacts of land use pattern on neighbourhoods? wellbeing
2015 - 2018 THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL SUSTAINABLE RIVER ECOLOGY MODEL SYSTEM INTO THE URBAN BLUE GRIDS OF THE URBAN ECOSYSTEM
2015 - 2019 The Preparation of Feasibility Study for the Establishment of an International Islamic University in Afghanistan
2015 - 2016 Kajian Pelan Tindakan Khas Kg. Baru Sg. Buloh, Seksyen U4 & U19, Shah Alam
2014 - 2015 Kajian Khas Program Pemutihan Kilang Tanpa kebenaran Di Negeri Selangor
2013 - 2016 The Provision of Research Consultancy for Bako Master Plan Study
2012 - 2013 An Infrastructure Master Plan for Developing Pulau Pangkor as a New Eco-Tourism Tourist Destination
2010 - 2011 Sistem Pemantauan Pencapaian Pelan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur 2020 (SPP PBRKL2020) - Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur
2004 - 2008 Evaluating The Use of A Desktop Geographical Information System (GIS) Software In Developing Students Residential information System (SRIS)
2004 - 2005 Evaluating the Level of Knowledge Related to Spatial Planning and Decision Support System (SPDSS) Among Malaysian Professional Town Planners
On-Going
2021 - Present Kajian Perancangan Strategik Wilayah Bagi Pembangunan Laluan Rel Pantai Timur (East Coast Rail Link - ECRL)
2021 - Present Humanising Leadership
2021 - Present UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENT PROGRAMME (UN-HABITAT) ? GLOBAL FUTURE CITY PROGRAMME (IMPLEMENTATION PHASE) PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN AND GREEN MOBILITY CORRIDOR FOR THE CITY OF MELAKA
2021 - Present Kajian Pelan Induk Bersepadu Guna Tanah Laluan Rel Pantai Timur East Coast Rail Link - ECRL (Sektor Ekonomi)
2021 - Present Kajian Pelan Induk Bersepadu Guna Tanah Laluan Rel Pantai Timur East Coast Rail Link - ECRL (Sektor Pengurusan dan Pelaksanaan)
2020 - Present United Nations Human Settlement Programme (Unhabitat) - Implementation Phase and Project for Iskandar Malaysia
2020 - Present Kajian Mengenai Isu dan Kekangan Pemajuan Tanah Wakaf di Selangor
2020 - Present Kajian Impak Pembangunan Sebelum dan Selepas Pembubaran DARA
2020 - Present Kajian Mengenai Strategi dan Impak ECER Terhadap Pembangunan di Wilayah Pahang dan Jengka
2020 - Present Penyediaan Piawaian Perancangan bagi Pembangunan Tanah Wakaf
2020 - Present Kajian Mengenai Perancangan dan Pembangunan bagi Kawasan di Bawah LKWJ
2019 - Present Kajian Pelan Induk Perancangan Bersepadu Gunatanah Laluan MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (Selangor-Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya) (Laluan SSP) (Laluan 2) - Sektor Pengurusan dan Pelaksanaan
2019 - Present THE DEVELOPMENT OF IIUM SEJAHTERA INDEX
2019 - Present KAJIAN DAN PENGUBALAN AKTA SEWAAN KEDIAMAN (RESIDENTIAL TENANCY ACT ? RTA)
2019 - Present KAJIAN IMPAK PASARAN PERUMAHAN MAMPU MILIK DARI PERSPEKTIF PENGHUNI DI MALAYSIA
2019 - Present KAJIAN PEMBANGUNAN PERUMAHAN TERBENGKALAI DI MALAYSIA
2018 - Present Modelling Of Development Planning Framework For Neighbouring Cities In Peninsular Malaysia
2012 - Present Eco-Friendly Campus
- PENGUBALAN PINDAAN AKTA PEMAJUAN PERUMAHAN (AKTA 118) DAN PERATURAN-PERATURAN
- modelling transit oriented development (TOD) for the effectiveness and integration of urban sustainable livelihood


Publications


Article

2021 Aktiviti akademik era pandemik. Utusan malaysia, 21 January 2021 () pp. 16-16
2021 Ensuring quality education during a pandemic. New Straits Times, 27th January 2021 () pp.
2021 Environmental impact assessment for Malyasian bauxite mining industry. International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process, 13 (1) pp. 2-26
2021 Residents’ perception on the impact of urban development on water quality in Kabul City, Afghanistan. International Journal of Academic Research In Business And Social Sciences, 11 (6) pp. 818-827
2020 An assessment of housing affordability index at districts level in Kelantan. Planning Malaysia, 18 (1) pp. 24-34
2020 Bahagia, harmoni cetus produktiviti. Utusan Malaysia, 10 December 2020 () pp. 16
2020 Better to send university students home. The Sun Daily, () pp.
2020 Covid-19 and higher education institutions: addressing sustainable university agenda through university community engagement. Journal Of Built Environment, Technology And Engineering (JBETE), 8 () pp. 120-128
2020 Investigation on neighbouring cities; boundary, hierarchy, indicators and issues. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 15 (2) pp. 1-9
2020 Investigation on the planning and development of selected neighbouring cities. International journal of multidisciplinary research and analysis, 3 (Issue 12 December 2020) pp. 276-284
2020 It's about practising the right kind of normals. New Straits Times, () pp.
2020 Murni lagikah kita selepas ini?. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2020 No student must be left behind. The Sun Daily, () pp. 8
2020 Staying on campus during MCO a strain on students. New Straits Times, () pp.
2019 Assessment of the groundwater quality and pollution in Kabul City, Afghanistan. Advanced journal of technical and vocational education, 3 (2) pp. 20-26
2019 Empowering community movement: empirical evidence. Planning Malaysia, 17 (2) pp. 280-289
2019 Personal empowerment as determinants of organizational opportunity. Planning Malaysia, 17 (2) pp. 302-311
2019 Predictability of positive relationship through personal empowerment. Planning Malaysia, 17 (2) pp. 302-311
2018 Factors influencing parents in selecting school for children with special education needs. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 16 (2) pp. 207-216
2018 Perception of quality of life among community in Selangor. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 16 (2) pp. 12-20
2018 Perceptual study on conventional quality of life indicators. Planning Malaysia, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2018 (1) pp. 303-313
2018 Profiling intercity bus drivers of Malaysia. Planning Malaysia, 16 (1) pp. 324-333
2017 A conceptual framework of Maqasidic human wellbeing index. International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research (IJBR), 8 (Special Issue 3) pp. 220-225
2017 A review of legalisation of illegal factories program: case study of Selangor, Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (1) pp. 7-10
2017 A review on sustainable wellbeing indicators for human interrelationships with the environment. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1) pp. 357-368
2017 A theoretical assessment on sustainable wellbeing indicators for people interrelationships. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1) pp. 21-30
2017 Assessment of gated community and guarded neighbourhood from public perspective. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6057-6059
2017 Assessment on public perception towards the development of 1Malaysia youth cities. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6102-6105
2017 Character-defining elements of shophouses buildings in Taiping, Perak. Journal of Design and Built Environment, 17 (Special Issue : Livable Built Environment) pp. 139-149
2017 Housing affordability in the state of Johor. Planning Malaysia :Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1) pp. 347-356
2017 Housing affordability in the state of Melaka. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1) pp. 255-260
2017 Housing affordability index for districts in Perak. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6049-6052
2017 Illegal occupation of state land in Perak: A review of the states legalisation program (PATUH). Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6040-6043
2017 Parents' perception on children safe distance: A case study of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6083-6086
2017 Perception of parents and guardians on safe distance for children to travel to public areas. Planning Malaysia Journal, 15 (1) pp. 201-208
2017 Public bus level of service performance in Peninsular Malaysia: Correlation analyses on level of service (LOS) and passengers' satisfaction level. Planning Malaysia : Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1) pp. 229-234
2017 Unlawful occupation of state land in Malaysia and its implications. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (1) pp. 444-447
2016 Application of ecological attributes in the contemporary landscape assessment research. Journal of Scientific Research and Development, 3 (4) pp. 133-137
2016 Monitoring the performance of state structure plan in delivering output using dynamic model. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, Special issue IV-2016 () pp. 411-426
2016 Sustainable well-being: an empirical exploration on human needs and human interdependency. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, XIV () pp. 29-38
2015 Assessing the urban and rural stage bus services disparities in peninsula Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 13 () pp. 65-84
2014 Constrained model predictive control for proton exchange membrane fuel cell. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 28 (9) pp. 3855-3862
2014 Fuel cell starvation control using model Predictive technique with laguerre and exponential weight functions. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 28 (5) pp. 1995-2002
2014 Geospatial analysis in monitoring land use encroahment into heritage site in Bujang Valley. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 4 (2) pp. 77-91
2014 Historical influences to present legal setting of planning law in Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 3 () pp. 67-80
2011 Application of GIS-planning decision support system in predicting development impact assessment . International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XXXVII (4-C21) pp. 51-58
2009 Bandar mesra ekologi. Era Hijau, (1) pp. 6-7
2009 Modelling the reality in planning: SPDSS experiences in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Environmental Management, 10 (1) pp. 119-132
2005 A study on the demand of spatial planning and decision support system in Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 3 () pp. 47-60
2004 Application of landuse approaches in controlling industrial wastewater discharge into rivers. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 2 () pp. 69-84
2003 Incorporating sustainable development objectives into development plans through strategic environmental assessment . PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 1 () pp. 1-18
2003 Managing urban development process by using spatial information system: a case study of i-space. Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 1 () pp. 71-92
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Assessment of the groundwater quality and pollution in Kabul City, Afghanistan. In: Kedah International Multidisciplinary Conference 2019,
2019 Social impact analysis of urban riverfront regeneration; River of Life (RoL), Kuala Lumpur City Hall (KLCH). In: 8th Asian Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies AcE-Bs2019LangkawiIsland, Malaysia, 18-19 Dec 2019,
2018 A GIS model analysis on the prediction of socio economic impacts. In: 39th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS) 2018,
2017 A conceptual framework of Maqasidic human wellbeing index. In: MDSG Conference 2017,
2017 Factors influencing parents in selecting school for children with special education needs. In: International Conference on Housing, Planning, Environment and Social Sciences,
2017 Selected peer-reviewed articles from the International Conference on Architecture and Built Environment 2016 (ICABE 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5–6 October, 2016. In: ICABE2016 International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment,
2016 A review of legalisation of illegal factories program: case study of Selangor, Malaysia. In: Advanced Research on Business, Management and Humanities (ARBUHUM2016),
2016 A study on illegal occupation and operation of landuse categories in Perak: a case of state land. In: Seminar Penyelidikan Tahunan Idr Ketiga 2016 Dan Pangkor Dialogue Exposè Tahun 2016,
2016 Assessment of gated community and guarded neighbourhood from public perspective. In: International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment (ICABE 2016),
2016 Housing affordability index for Districts in Perak. In: International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment (ICABE 2016),
2016 Housing stock study: demand and supply in Perak. In: Seminar Penyelidikan Tahunan IDR Ketiga 2016 dan Pangkor Dialogue Expos Tahun 2016,
2016 Illegal occupation of state land in Perak: a review of the state’s legalisation Program (PATUH). In: International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment (ICABE 2016),
2016 Unlawful occupation of state land in Malaysia and its implications. In: 2016 Advanced Research on Business, Management and Humanities (ARBUHUM2016),
2015 Monitoring the performance of state structure plan in delivering output using dynamic model. In: 13th International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association (APSA 2015),
2012 The contribution of GIS in predicting impact assessment : towards managing urban planning sustainably. In: 10th International Urban Planning and Environment Symposium ,
2012 The delivery system of development impact assessment using GIS-based technology: Towards sustainable urban environment. In: IFKAD and KCWS 2012 International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics,
2009 GIS application in monitoring development plan implementation in Malaysia: Weaknesses and potential. In: 11th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management,
2007 Promoting knowledge cities agenda through institutionalization of spatial planning and decision support system in Malaysia. In: The 2nd International Symposium on Knowledge Cities,
2006 Planning support system for sustainable development in Malaysia: a case analysis of Selangor State, Malaysia. In: 18th International Conference on Multiple-Criteria Decision Making,
2004 Collaborative decision support for spatial planning and asset management: IIUM total spatial information system. In: 11th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling,
2004 Geographical information system (GIS) in Malaysian planning education. In: 7th International Seminar on GIS for Developing Countries,
2004 SPDSS demand in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Spatial Planning and Decision Support System 2004,
2002 Integrating the objectives of sustainable development into development plans through strategic environmental assessment. In: International Conference on Environmental Issues & Sustainable Development,
2002 Spatial information system as a tool in managing urban development process. In: 18th EAROPH World Planning Congress,
Book

2021 Sejahtera academic framework : humanising education for rahmatan lil ‘alamin post-COVID-19 disruptions. Office of Knowledge for Change and Advancement (KCA), IIUM, ISBN: 9789674670184
2004 Applications of planning and decision support systems. Bureau of Consultancy and Entrepreneurship, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9834087268
Book Section

2020 Equity and quality in education. In: Centre for Professional Development (CPD), International Islamic University Malaysia., ISBN: , pp. 7-8
2016 Application of 3D modeling in managing planning control in Kuala Lumpur metropolitan area. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-419-3, pp. 109-126
2011 GIS application in monitoring development plan implementation in Malaysia: weaknesses and potential . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180461, pp. 37-48
2011 Kuala Lumpur draft city plan 2020 local inquiry: an analysis of its shortcomings. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180379, pp. 61-66
2011 Preferred fence design: a case study of selected communities in the Klang valley . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-036-2, pp. 19-29
2011 Residents' perception of safety of backlanes at terraced-housing areas in Kuala Lumpur . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-038-6, pp. 8-18
2010 GIS implementation in Malaysian statutory development plan system. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781615209293, pp. 435-454
2010 GIS implementation in Malaysian statutory development plan system. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781615209293, pp. 435-454
2009 Institutionalisation of spatial planning and decision support systems for planning and governance in Malaysia. In: Arah Publications, ISBN: 9789833718535, pp. 155-166
2009 Institutionalisation of spatial planning and decision support systems for planning and governance in Malaysia. In: Arah Publications, ISBN: 9789833718535, pp. 155-166
2007 Promoting knowledge cities agenda through institutionalization of spatial planning and decision support system in Malaysia. In: Scholar Press, ISBN: 9789833813179, pp. 44-55
2004 "I-SPACE" - university's assets and facilities management support system. In: Bureau of Consultancy and Entrepreneurship, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9834087268, pp. 71-84