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Rajabi Binti Abdul Razak

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Art & Design - Masters Degree, Universiti Teknologi Mara
  • Bachelor of Design (Textile) - Bachelor Degree, University Of Technology MARA (UiTM)

Rajabi Binti Abdul Razak (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


rajabirazak@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Rajabi Abdul Razak holds Doctor of Philosophy (Built Environment) from Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED), International Islamic University Malaysia. She also holds MA of Art History and Cultural Management from University of Technology MARA (UiTM) with distinction in 2009 and Bachelor Degree in Textile Design from the same University in 2003. Currently, she is a lecturer in the Department of Applied Arts & Design, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia.
She joined the Conservation and Research Centre at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) in August 2003 where she underwent a six month intensive training in Conservation. After completed her training, she was attached to the textile unit, organic laboratory. Her responsibilities included examination, restore and conserve of the museum collection especially textile, wood and Malay manuscripts objects. Her practical experience also covers a wide range of materials such as paper, pigment and inks. In 2006 till 2010, she joined International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), as a part time lecturer at the Department of Applied Arts and Design and taught Conservation majoring students before pursue her PhD in 2011.
In 2009, she involved with restoration project of Selangor Royal Ceremonial Carpet in Selangor Palace, Kuala Lumpur. She and the team are responsible in restoring and conserving the textile materials where the object is very fragile and in a weak condition.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Built Environment - Doctor of Philosophy (Built Environment)


Professional Membership


  • 2018 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (member), International Council of Museum


Teaching Responsibilities


AAD STUDIO 5 (MAJORING) 2016/2017
APPLIED ARTS AND DESIGN (AAD) STUDIO 2 2015/2016
COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT 2017/2018 2018/2019 2020/2021
CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION 2016/2017 2015/2016 2019/2020 2020/2021 2017/2018 2018/2019
CONSERVATION SCIENCE 2020/2021 2016/2017 2018/2019 2019/2020 2021/2022 2017/2018
DEGREE PROJECT 2019/2020 2016/2017
DESIGN THESIS 2016/2017
HERITAGE AND CONTEMPORARY STUDIES 2017/2018
INTRODUCTION TO MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020 2021/2022 2016/2017
ISLAMIC GEOMETRIC PATTERN 2015/2016
PROJECT AND EXHIBITION 2015/2016


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2017 Metallurgical Study of Keris and It's Preservation Technique
On-Going
2019 - Present Development of high temperature corrosion protection of metallic alloys
2018 - Present Indigenous scientific and technical know-how of Production of writing ink used in Malay Manuscripts.
2018 - Present Towards Malaysia Education 4.0: Assessing Physical Learning Environment of Design Studio in Promoting Teamwork and Collaborative Experience Among Students in Public University in Malaysia


Award & Recognition


17 Feb, 2017 Bronze Medal - Malaysian Association of Research Scientists National


Publications


Article

2021 A physical analysis of the condition of Malay manuscripts under the collection of The International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC). International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation, 9 (3) pp. 87-96
2021 Scientific Documentation: Traditional Ink Recipes and Writing Materials used in Manuscripts in the Malay Region. International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation, 9 (3) pp. 77-86
2019 A study on the signage system in Melaka, the UNESCO heritage sites. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management (JAPCM), 9 (1) pp. 22-38
2019 Reviewing and identifying the green criteria in relation to the building cost: project management. Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering Knowledge, 6 (1) pp. 30-34
2019 Unity and multiplicity in Islamic geometric and calligraphic expression: a photographic and visual journey of space in nusantara mosques. Cultural Syndrome, 1 (1) pp. 22-33
2017 Traditional Malay black ink: An analysis of its recipes and characteristics. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6189-6193
Conference or Workshop Item

21 Embedding heritage awareness among school children through inquiry-based projects for outreach programmes. In: International Symposium of Education And Values - 4,
2020 Analisa fizikal terhadap kondusi manuskrip Melayu dalam koleksi Institut Antarabangsa Pemikiran dan Tamadun Islam (ISTAC). In: Persidangan Antarabangsa Pengajian Alam Melayu (PAPAM) 2020,,
2020 Analisis dakwat & pigmen terhadap manuskrip di alam Melayu. In: Diskusi Manuskrip Melayu,
2020 Dokumentasi saintifik: resipi tinta tradisional dan bahan penulisan manuskrip di rantau Melayu. In: International Conference on Malay Studies 2020,
2020 Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) study of coconut water as natural inhibitor in Malay traditional preservation of iron artefact. In: 2nd Joint Conference on Green Engineering Technology & Applied Computing 2020,
2020 Embedding heritage awareness among school children through inquiry-based projects for outreach programmes. In: 4th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF EDUCATION AND VALUES (ISOEVA 2020),
2020 Techniques and motifs in Kelingkan shawl : the Malay traditional hand-made embroidery. In: AAD WEEK 2020,
2019 Calligraphic of contemporary Malay world: the case of Selangor mosques. In: Exhibition and Lecture Series: Malay Architecture-The Resilience of Tradition from Origins to the Contemporary, 14th-28th January 2019, Penang. (Unpublished),
2018 19th Century Malay manuscripts and royal Malay letters: identification of writing ink and its characteristics. In: 7th International Seminar On Nusantara Heritage 2018 (7th ISoNH 2018),
2018 An identification of deterioration on Kelingkan embroidery from the collection of Department of Museums Malaysia. In: 7th International Seminar On Nusantara Heritage 2018 (7th ISoNH 2018),
2017 A study on the signage system in Melaka, the UNESCO heritage sites. In: UMRAN 2017 National Landscape Architecture Seminar,
2016 Traditional Malay black ink: An analysis of its recipes and characteristics. In: International Conference on Architecture & Built Environment (ICABE 2016),