Doctor/Ph. D member- Wesam Al Madhoun

Dr. Wesam Al Madhoun

Wesam Al Madhoun / Institute for public diplomacy
  • Fellowship (Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2016)

  • Post Doctorate at Air Resources Research Lab-Malaysian-Japan International Institute of Technology (2015)

  • PhD of Environmental Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (2011) Thesis Title: "Monitoring and Modeling of Non Methane Hydrocarbons (NMHC) in Various Areas in Pulau Penang, Malaysia"

  • M.Sc. of Environmental Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (2004)

  • Thesis Title " A study of Air Quality Issues and Applications in the Environmental Impact Assessment of Development Projects in Malaysia"

  • B.Sc of Civil Engineering from IUG Gaza, Palestine (2003)

Expertise Areas

  • Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Air and Noise Pollution Assessment

  • Sustainable and Resilient Cities

  • Climate Change

  • Environmental

  • Planning and Management

Experiences


3/2020-Present, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Lecturer

7/2019-2/2020, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), UTM, Malaysia,

Visiting Scholar

5/2019-02/2020, USAID- funded Building Healthy Cities Project, JSI Research Training Institute, Inc. , Consultant of Air Quality Impact Assessment

9/2017-4/2019, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia ,Senior Lecturer

01/2018-4/2019, Center for Urban Resource Sustainability, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, Researcher and Secretary

07/2017-9/2017, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada, Visiting Scholar

01/2017-06/2017, School of Environmental Engineering, University of Seoul, Korea, Research Professor

9/2015-5/2016, MIT - UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program, USA and Malaysia, Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

9/2012-8/2014, Global Development and Sustainability Group (GDSG), Founder and Principal Researcher

9/2014-5/2015, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), UTM, Malaysia, Post-Doctoral Fellow

9/2011-8/2014, Environment and Earth Sciences Department, IUG Gaza, Assistant Professor

6/2012-8/2012, School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Visiting Lecturer

2/2008-2/2011, School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Research Fellow (Clean Air Research Group) and Teaching Assistant

11/2006-10/2007 , World Vision Jerusalem, West Bank-Gaza, Program Development Coordinator, (Assessment of Proposed ADP in Gaza), funded by AusAID. Livelihood projects.

8/2006-10/2006, Palestinian Center for Human Resources Development "Pchrd", Gaza

Project Manager, (Community Mobilization and livelihood Improvement Project)/ Hanan Project, funded by USAID.

3/2006-5/2006, Environment and Infrastructure Consultants "Enfra", Gaza, Project Manager Assistant, a project in the field of Environmental conditions Improvement " in Gaza, funded by AusAID, World Vision- Australia.

10/2005-12/2005, Palestinian Environment Quality Authority, Gaza, Project Supervisor, a project (Construction of Small Scale Plants for Grey Water Treatment) for the local communities in the rural areas in Gaza.

10/2004-3/2005 , United Nations for Refugees Relief and Work Agency Trainee in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment

3/2004-9/2004, School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Research Assistant, Projects (Water Treatment by using low cost materials & Air Quality Monitoring).


Talks Delivered

  • 24/09/2019: Keynote Speaker at The 3th EPI International Conference on Science and Engineering (EICSE) 2019. Organized by Engineering Faculty of Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar- Indonesia.

  • 19/09/2019: Keynote Speaker, General Lecture at Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), Lampung- Indonesia.

  • 24/06/2018: Guest Speaker at the 18th Melaka International Youth Dialogue “Youth Engineering A Sustainable Urbanization”-Malaysia.

  • 24/3/2016: ”Environmental Challenges and Socio-Economic Conditions in Gaza: A Livable Place?” at Center for Middle Eastern Studies - Harvard University, USA.

  • 29/2/2016: ” Investigation of The Traffic Emission Trends and Assessment of Traffic Related Low Carbon Strategy in Penang. ” at Urban Planning Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.

  • 10/03/2015: ” Air Pollution and Sustainability in Palestine” at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, INDIA.

Fellowships and Awards

  • The Best Paper Award (2015), 2nd International Conference on Purity, Utility Reaction and Environmental Research- PURE2015, At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • The Best Research Award (2014), Scientific Research Competition, Ministry of education, Gaza, Palestine.

  • Selected as Graduate Success story by Universiti Sains Malaysia (2014 and 201

  • A Bronze Medal (2012), Environmental Innovation Competition, Ministry of Youth and Sport, Gaza-Palestine.

  • Universiti Sains Malaysia Fellowship (2008-2011).

  • A Bronze Medal (2008), Postgraduate Competition, International Conference on Construction and Building Technology 2008, Kuala Lumpur.

Languages

Arabic, English, Malay, Hebrew and know French.


Supervision

PhD


Field supervisor for Mr. Maher Al Bayumi- Collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia (Completed). 6/2014 Research Title: “Assessment Of Indoor Air Quality, Thermal Comfort And Health Symptoms In Naturally Ventilated Classrooms".

Co-Supervisor for Ms. Annisa Utami Rauf- Collaboration with University of Hasanuddin- Indonesia (Ongoing). 9/2019. Research Title: “Prediction Model of heavy metal distribution and environmental health risk analysis around the cement industry in Maros Regency”.

Co-Supervisor for Ms. Rtna Dwi Puji Astuti- Collaboration with University of Hasanuddin- Indonesia (Ongoing). 9/2019. Research Title: “Risk impact model for heavy metal exposure in the coastal area of Pangkajene, South Sulawesi”.

Publications

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Zk4ayKQAAAAJ&hl=en



Wesam Al Madhoun