Asia Expertise Guide

 

Malaysia

  • Dr Lisa Yon

    Reproductive physiology in elephants, including physiology, endocrinology and studies of adipose tissue and links between nutrition and reproduction; and the physiology of stress. Captive and free-ranging wildlife, particularly infectious disease. Zoo animal welfare, specifically in captive elephant welfare and behaviour.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6358
    Animals Environment Health and Medicine Science Veterinary veterinary reproduction Physiology endocrinology wildlife Zoo animals
  • Dr Joshua Snider

    State and non-states responses to violent religiosity inspired by Islamist ideology in South and Southeast Asia and the security implications therein. Particular interest in the governance of CVE (counter-violent extremism) initiatives - specifically the area of "resilience" and how state and non-state actors respond to the problem of Islamist-inspired religio-political extremism.
    +60 38924 8700
    International Relations Politics Extremism in Souththeast Asia counter-radicalisation policy religious violence inter-communal violence religious nationalism Indonesian politics Malaysain politics
  • Dr Russel Skelchy

    Research interests include popular music of maritime Southeast Asia, multiracial studies, popular music (sub)cultures, sound studies, imperialism, decolonisation, and gender studies. Also performes the Indonesian keroncong, Javanese gamelan and Filipino rondalla music.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures Gender History Migration Music Politics popular music Maritime southeast asia multiracial studies (sub)cultures sound studies imperialism Decolonisation gender studies
  • Dr Novita Sakundarini

    Eco-design, sustainable manufacturing, material selection, recycling oriented design, design and development of environmental impact assessment tool in product design, and development of expert systems for green design. Has established many research collaborations and university linkages in the area of manufacturing and sustainable design, specifically with Asia-Pacific universities.
    +60 3892 435 52
    Engineering Environment Eco-design sustainable manufacturing material selection Recycling oriented design Environment impact assessment product design Manufacturing Sustainable design
  • Professor Suzanne McGowan

    Freshwater ecosystems, focusing on tropical floodplains including lakes, deltas and rivers. Work includes water quality investigations in the Red River Delta of Vietnam and mid-Yangtzse Delta of China, tracking recent environmental degradation in a lowland flood pulse wetland in Malaysia, aquatic biodiversity and water quality monitoring of Malaysian rivers, assessing sustainability of aquaculture in freshwater lakes of the Philippines.
    0115 951 5451
    Environment Water palaeolimnology biomonitoring freshwater ecosystems tropical floodplains lakes deltas and rivers water quality investigations Red River Delta Vietnam mid-Yangtzse Delta China environmental degradation Malaysia aquatic biodiversity water quality monitoring Sustainability aquaculture Philippines
  • Dr Alex Lechner

    Landscape ecologist with experience applying socio-ecological approaches along with spatial modelling (i.e. GIS) to conservation and natural resource management. Current research focuses on the social and environmental dimensions of urban planning in Asian cities and biodiversity conservation in Malaysia and Southeast Asia such as the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative.
    +60 38725 3613
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment Science southeast asia East Asia Belt and Road Initiative conservation planning GIS remote sensing Malaysia
  • Dr Richard Lea

    Environmental effects on fertility and reproduction. General male and female fertility issues. Reproduction. Environmental chemicals in food.Dr Lea can talk on any topics relating to fertility, chemicals in food, pregnancy, pregnancy failure/miscarriage, environmental effects on populations.Previous media experience includes: Interviews on ITV Central, BBC East Midlands, Swedish TV News channel, radio interviews including BBC World Service, Radio Nottingham, Radio Scotland, NewsTalk 770 (Calgary), interviews with print journalists from various Newspapers - The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, Nottingham Post.Dr Lea is Interested in external consultancy and research collaboration opportunities.
    +44 (0)115 951 6426
    Animals Environment Health and Medicine Science Veterinary reproduction fertility environmental chemicals Human Animal sheep dogs nottingham Vet School
  • Dr Chris Ives

    Expertise in urban ecology and the social dimensions of environmental planning. Currently undertaking research on how residents of Kuala Lumpur value and use green space and how connecting with nature can promote sustainability.
    0115 82 32536
    Environment Geography urban ecology Environment planning Kuala Lumpur Green space nature Sustainability Malaysia
  • Professor Christopher Gibbins

    Developing sustainable water management strategies to help conserve aquatic organisms, working primarily on invertebrates and fish (Malaysia)
    +60 38924 8733
    Engineering Environment Science Sustainability water management aquatic organisms conservation Malaysia Asia fish
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
    Environment International Relations Migration Politics politics Philippines Corruption election population terroism overseas disaster relief
  • Dr Margaret Gillon Dowens

    Psycho/neurolinguistics, bi/multilingualism and the effects of ageing on language, using both behavioural and online techniques (EEG/ERPs). Direct the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory at UNNC. Among current projects are studies with children, adults and older adults looking at morphosyntax and visual word and character processing in Chinese, English and Spanish.
    +86 574 8818 0515
  • Professor Roshan das Nair

    Cognition (e.g. attention and memory) and cognitive rehabilitation following brain injuries and multiple sclerosis; supported test development, and the design of clinical trials to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions.
    0115 823 0589
  • Professor Paul Barrow

    Research collaboration with Bovine tuberculosis group at the China Agricultural University since 2004. High end expert at CAU 2015-2017. Joint research and publications with Salmonella group at Yangzhou.
    0115 951 6428
    Veterinary veterinary China Malaysia agriculture bovine tuberculosis salmonella
  • Dr Jasmeet Kaler

    Precision technologies. Smart farming. Precision agriculture. Sheep. Lameness. Cattle. Lameness. Sensors for livestock. Stakeholder decision making. Farmer behaviour.
    +44 (0)115 951 6564
    Animals Food Science Veterinary Precision technologies Smart farming Precision agriculture sheep lameness cattle Sensors for livestock Stakeholder decision making Farmer behaviour farming
  • Dr Ee Phin Wong

    The behaviour of wild Asian elephants and human-elephant conflict and mitigation.
    +60197629087
    Wildlife conservation and management Wildlife Behaviour Conservation Biology Applied Science elephants Malaysia Thailand
  • Dr Dag Yngvesson

    Indonesian cinema from 1950-present. Local/regional comparative politics of cinematic form and style. Relation between cinema and other screen/performing arts. Relation between local literatures (historical and contemporary) and cinema. Cinema as a local political/counter-hegemonic tool. Javanese philosophy & historiography. Politics of Sukarno era, Suharto era, and Reformasi in relation to cinema and other mass media.
    +6 (03) 8924 8704
    Art Communications Cultures Media film Indonesia southeast asia Malaysia Thailand cinema politics java Sukarno Suharto Reformasi
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Jee-Hou Ho

    Vibration energy harvesting, mechatronics and robotics.
    +60 3892 48119
    Energy Engineering Vibration energy harvesting Mechatronics Robotics Malaysia Asia
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    Developing Virtual Reality technology for the production, storage and sharing of cultural heritage spanning large spatial-temporal scales. Develop technology for retrieving, processing, and tools for visual analytics for large social media datasets for understanding phenomena within connected societies.
    +86 574 8818 3049
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Art Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Environment History Science virtual reality augmented reality social media big data Digital heritage virtual heritage computational archaeology
  • Dr Shalini Ojha

    Neonatal and Child health research with particular focus on nutrition and improving survival of newborn infants. I am also interested in studies linking women's well-being and socio-economic interventions that link to children health. Supported by MRC and GCRF grants and in collaboration with Neonatologists based in India and Malaysia, Dr Ojha is leading studies into neonatal nutrition focused at reduction in neonatal mortality a key target with SDG3. She also has links with neonatal academics in China and her global health work also includes work in Kenya, Africa.
    +44 7469 037398
    Gender Health and Medicine neonatal women's empowerment women's health Child Health India China Malaysia
  • Professor Dominic Foo

    Chemistry Engineering Environment Technology Carbon Emissions Pinch Analysis CEPA CO2 emission reduction Pinch Analysis Process design process optimisation process integration process simulation
  • Gayathry Venkiteswaran

    Expert in journalism, press freedom, freedom of expression, media reforms, digital rights as well as media and gender in Southeast Asia. Dr Venkiteswaran has also done research on the intersections of online rights with freedom of religion and freedom of association and assembly.
    +60389248705
    Communications Gender Press Freedom Media disinformation political economy of the media hate speech freedom of expression journalism
  • Dr Thomas Barker

    Analyst of media and social change in SE Asia with a focus on Indonesian cinema. Trained in sociology with research interests in cities, media ownership, Islam, and transnational cinema. Author of "Indonesian Cinema After the New Order: Going Mainstream" (HKU Press, 2019).
    Communications Cultures Sociology cinema creative industries transnational Media film
  • Dr Amr Ahmed

    Expertise in AI and Machine Learning and their applications in computer vision and image/video analysis. Particular domains include Health (Detection and diagnostic support, less-invasive monitoring, ...etc.) and AgriFood Technologies (Auto. Grading, quality assessment, monitoring fields from Aerial photos/videos).
    Science agriculture
  • Dr Jeremy Taylor

    Dr Taylor works on the cultural and social history of China and Southeast Asia.
  • Dr Lonán Ó Briain

    My research is largely focused on mainland Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam. In that region, I study cultural history, intangible cultural heritage, musical infrastructures and audio technologies, cultures of ethnic minority communities and the environment.
    Arts and Culture Communications Education Environment History Music musical cultures southeast asia ethnomusicology cultural anthropology media studies cultural heritage
  • Dr Eun Hee Lee

    My research focuses on sustainability (e.g. liveability and communication behaviour in new media) of Asian society such as South Korea and Singapore.
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    Communications Cultures Environment Psychology Governance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Professor Pau Loke Show

    Microalgae have recently attracted considerable interest worldwide, due to their extensive application potential in the renewable energy, biopharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Microalgae are renewable, sustainable, and economical sources of biofuels, bioactive medicinal products, and food ingredients.
    +60102250322
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Engineering Environment Science agriculture biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • Dr Chee-Mun Fang

    Identification and characterisation of antibiotic resistance bugs commercial poultry farms in Malaysia; Characterise bioactive compounds isolated from medicinal plant native to the tropical Asian region that could regulate immune response.
    +60 38924 8722
    Health and Medicine Science antibiotic resistance bugs medicinal plants Native tropical Malaysia Asia immune response
  • Dr Yan Pan

    Liver drug metabolising enzymes among the Asian population.
    +60 38725 3444
    Science liver drug enzyme metabolism Asia
  • Professor Kang-Nee Ting

    Natural product pharmacology with a focus on drug discovery. Working on various derivatives obtained from natural products local to Malaysia, as well as edible mushrooms used in traditional medicine. This includes studying the vascular and smooth muscle effects of these isolates for application in respiratory conditions, vascular diseases and overactive bladder.
    +60 38924 8209
    Health and Medicine Science drug discovery edible mushrooms Malaysia Hong Kong China traditional medicine isolates respiratory conditions vascular diseases overactive bladder
  • Dr Christina Supramaniam

    Certification and best practices for sustainable palm oil estate management in smallholders. Molecular plant pathologist for soilborne diseases of tropical plants. Soil microbiome for disease suppression and preservation of natural biodiversity. Microbial biotechnology for agricultural waste management and green technologies.
    +60389248217
    Environment Plant Science Science Sustainable Palm Oil tropical plants soilborne diseases biodiversity Indonesia Malaysia
  • Dr Sean Mayes

    Crops, plants, seeds, crop genetics, marker assisted selection, development of minor crops, resilient agriculture, oil palm, bambara groundnut, wheat, tea, biotechnology, breeding, seed systems
    01159518062
    Environment Science World Crops plants seeds crop genetics marker assisted selection development of minor crops resilient agriculture oil palm bambara groundnut wheat tea biotechnology breeding seed systems
  • Dr Sofie Sjogersten

    Expertise relates to the functioning and management of tropical peat swamp forests, land degradation, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable agriculture. Involved in a UK Space Agency project using space borne platforms to monitor and manage tropical peatlands and a Global Challenges Research Fund project to develop less damaging agriculture on tropical peatlands in Malaysia and Indonesia.
    0115 951 6239
    Environment Science tropical peatlands swamp forests land degradation greenhouse gas emissions sustainable agriculture Malaysia Indonesia China
  • Martha Ledger

    My research project centres around the measurement of tropical peatland subsidence. I am combining localised ground measurements with the novel remote sensing technique (intermittent small baseline subset (ISBAS) InSAR) to create a regional picture of subsidence and carbon stock measurements in tropical peatlands in Malaysia.
    +447776334599
    Environment peatlands climate change subsidence carbon Malaysia
  • Professor David Salt

    Plant science, agriculture, global food security, minerals, nutrients, food, diet, cadmium, arsenic
    +44 (0) 115 9516332
    Environment Food Plant Science plant science global food security Minerals nutrients food diet agriculture cadmium arsenic
  • Professor Melanie Leng

    Use of isotopes in environmental research, in particular with climate change and human-landscape interactions, with increasing importance on the Anthropocene. Use stable isotopes as tracers of modern pollution and understanding the hydrological cycle especially in areas suffering human impact.
    0115 936 3515
    Environment Science isotopes climate change Environment Human Anthropocene pollution Malaysia australia turkey Vietnam
  • Dr Alexander Trautrims

    Logistics and supply chains ie. the operations that are run behind every business, with a focus on the retail sector. How products get to the supermarket shelf, collaboration between retailers and suppliers, sustainability issues ie. food miles, and the impact of online shopping on the retail sector. Vulnerability of supply chains and logistics networks.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1414
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment International Relations Rights Lab Logistics supply chains business retail supermarkets retailers Sustainability modern slavery human rights sustainability scandals
  • Dr Fui-Theng Leow

    Impact of digital media on information literacy and learning environments, as well as the development of creative media and networked-based pedagogy for education innovation and reform.
    +86 574 8818 8224
    Art Business and economy Communications Education Psychology multimedia instructional design pedagogy social media digital society
  • Dr Ken Yeoh

    Corporate governance in East Asia, particularly Malaysia. Focus on corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives undertaken by large publicly-listed firms in Malaysia (in particular, stakeholder engagement/management strategies).
    +60 38924 8258
    Business and economy corporate governance corporate social responsibility (CSR) Sustainability China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Wei Huang

    Corporate finance, market based accounting research, and SME finance and innovation. Has published extensively in high quality finance, accounting, and economics journals.
    +86 574 8818 0233
    Business and economy China Malaysia corporate finance accounting Research SME finance innovation
  • Professor Alain Chong

    E-business, technology acceptance and healthcare information systems implementations in Asia. Specifically interested in new technologies such as blockchains, social media, big data, live streaming and their impact in business and society in Asia.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8587
    Business and economy Blockchain e-business healthcare information systems social media big data Asia
  • Mandy Sim

    Mandy collaborates with government agencies, global organisations, business associations, and other stakeholders to identify pertinent issues in the service business industry which include inter-organisational linkages for innovation and marketing, talent for digital economy and business trends in Asia.
    +603-89248294
    Business and economy innovation digital economy
  • Professor Chee Wei Phang

    Culture and information technology use and cultural influence on marketing strategies.
    Business and economy Cultures Education Culture information technology cultural influence marketing strategies China Malaysia Singapore
  • Professor Kok Wei Khong

    Expertise in data analytics particularly in the use of Machine Learning (ML) structural equation modeling (SEM), social media analytics and text mining.
    +60 38924 8019
    Business and economy Communications data analysis machine learning Structural Equation Modelling social media Malaysia Indonesia
  • Dr Michael Mustafa

    My expertise is on SMEs and Asian Family Business and how they have developed in response to the institutional environments of ASEAN
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    My research focuses on race and migration in the nineteenth century, with a particular interest in the Indian and Chinese labour diasporas, the legacies of slavery, and the dynamics of colonial governance.
    Cultures History Law Governance human rights
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    I'm an expert in digital technologies, but in hardcore technical developments (hardware-software integration - VR, AR, MR, XR), applied to culture, and cultural heritage.
    Archaeology Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Education Science digital cultural heritage virtual reality augmented reality mixed reality
  • Prof Paul Torremans

    I have travelled extensively and delivered guest lecture on legal topics. I therefore know the legal environment well.
    07813880523
  • Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo

    Independent filmmaking in Southeast Asia (with a focus on Malaysia), Southeast Asian cinema studies; political economy of the Malaysian durian focusing on the supply chain and its ecological and economic sustainability; cosmopolitanism and food identity; multiculturalism and race relations in Malaysia; S. Korean migrants in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3572
    Communications Cultures Environment Identity and Rights
  • Dr Joanne Lim

    Society 5.0, digital media and society, particularly focusing on participatory culture via social media platforms, mobile (m-health) applications to improve quality of life; interculturalism and civic engagement; and smart and regenerative solutions for communities in the Malaysian-Southeast Asian context.
    Communications Cultures Sociology human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable development goals
  • Dr Fei Ling Yap

    My research areas of interest are primarily on stem cell immunology, cell based therapy and cancer immunotherapy.
  • Dr Yuh-Fen Pung

    Current research focus on using mitochondrial bioenergetics to address issues related to obesity, diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular physiopathology. Besides, I am using mitochondrial function as the surrogate to assess toxicity of nanomaterials in eukaryotic cells and microbes.
    +(6)03 87253748
    Health and Medicine Security Obesity diabetes health bioscience life sciences
  • Dr Zhi Xiang Ng

    Dr Ng is attached to the School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia. He obtained his PhD in Molecular Biochemistry from the University of Malaya and PGCHE from the University of Nottingham. He is also a Fellow of UK Advanced Higher Education (FHEA) and a member of Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA). Currently he serves as an academic editor for twelve scientific journals and has involved in the peer review of more than 40 international science indexed journals. The significance of his works has been recognized in a number of research grant capture, scholarly publications, conferences and symposia.
    +60387253616
    Health and Medicine Science agriculture biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical
  • Professor Festo Massawe

    Our research focuses on improving productivity, quality and value of food crops. We develop sustainable crop production practices and build resilient food systems. We also research food environments in transitioning economies and how these could be shaped to deliver sustainable and healthy diets.
    +6089248218
    Environment Science agriculture biosciences
  • Professor Ian Fisk

    As Professor of Flavour Chemistry, Professor Fisk runs the Food Flavour group at the University of Nottingham. His research interests lie in flavour management (plant biology, agricultural techniques, food production through to consumption) and fundamental food chemistry to support novel processing technologies and commercial products.
    Science Agriculture and Food Science agriculture Food Chemistry food processing Flavour Chemistry Flavour Chem Aroma Chemistry
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Dr Jain's expertise lies in public policy and risk management of the psychological and social work environment, aimed at business and societal sustainability and promotion of wellbeing at work.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Politics Psychology Sociology Governance human rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Public Policy risk management psychological work environment social work environment business sustainability societal sustainability wellbeing at work wellbeing business in society labour law employment relationship business responsibility sustainable development working conditions decent work voluntary standards social dialogue corporate social responsibility future of work
  • Karma Tashi Choedron

    Karma's primary research focus is on modern-day slavery (Trafficking in Persons), i.e. on migrant workers in Malaysia, South and Southeast Asia. Research is primarily focused on oil palm companies and the manufacturing industry and its supply chain, including certification bodies.
    +6 03 8925 3563
    Environment Gender International Relations Religion Rights Lab Trafficking in Persons Marginalised/Displaced Communities Gender Environmental Ethics conservation Traditional/Indigenous Knowledge buddhism sikhism modern-day slavery modern slavery migrant workers oil palm companies manufacturing industry supply chains certification bodies Social Injustice
  • Dr Chuma Owuamalam

    My research aims to understand how social identities and inequalities that exist in societies shape the outcomes of people from a variety of backgrounds (including race, gender, sexual orientation and so on). One guiding goal is to find evidence-based solutions to issues arising from social class divides that does not create more side effects than the problem itself.
    +6 (03) 8924 8721
    Cultures Education Gender Psychology Identity and Rights Social identities system justification hate crime Terrorism compassion stereotypes/social judgements prosocial behaviour
  • Dr Marieke de Vries

    My research focuses on autism and the link to culture. Several factors that are linked to autism might be influenced by culture, such as Executive Functioning, Language (e.g., multilingualism), Imagination, and Music.
    +60 387 253 605
  • Dr Sumit Mandal

    I am a transregional historian. My research concerns historical forms of inter-religious and inter-cultural interactions and their outcomes in the Malay world as well as contemporary Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. Currently, I am doing research on the Muslim shrines that underpin a historical sacred geography spanning the Indian Ocean from Jakarta to Cape Town.
    Cultures History Malay world southeast asia Indian Ocean transregional history transnational history religious studies race politics Identities
  • Julia Roknifard

    Specialized on Iranian and Middle Eastern Studies, matters surrounding Iran's nuclear program, Iran's domestic politics and foreign policy. Research interests lie with international security, including its non-traditional aspects, interweaving of religion and politics, evolution of Islamism, and counterterrorism.
  • Professor William Case

    In terms of scholarly discipline (and inter-disciplinarily), my expertise lies in the field of politics and political economy. My interests includes the stability and organization of political and party systems, the pursuit of late-development, and the dynamics of divided social structures.
  • Dr Hazel Melanie Ramos

    My work is primarily on the management of employees in various business contexts focusing on the attitudes and organisational contexts that affect performance and behaviours at work. I research employee wellbeing, worklife conflicts and psychological ownership. One of my key areas of research is the management of employees in family businesses and SMEs in Asia.
    603-89248281
    Business and economy Education Gender Philosophy Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Neil Mennie

    Neil is a cognitive neuroscientist, and has worked in the UK, the US and Germany prior to Malaysia. He is interested in the use of vision and how we use it in everyday life. His interests include face recognition, attention, stress and anxiety, AI, machine learning and psychology. He is also very interested in sensory devices to assist the blind.
    Environment Health and Medicine Psychology Science neuroscience vision Psychology Cognition Animal applied biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Siti Khadijah Zainal Badri

    My expertise is in areas of wellbeing and health in the Malaysia setting. Currently, I am exploring various issues related to the professional and public Malaysian population in the aspect of work-life balance, mental health, and quality of life.
    0167220873
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Global connections between Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the early modern period to the contemporary era, with a focus on imperialism, transnationalism, normative orders, labour, travel, encounters, curiosity, and identities.
  • Dr Siu Yee New

    Expert on developing new methods to simplify or accelerate the diagnosis or detection process, including cancer biomarker, drug screening, metal ion contamination, or toxic compound in food.
    +60 38924 8762
  • Dr Mary Jane Ainslie

    Dr. Mary J. Ainslie is an Associate Professor specializing in culture and media throughout Southeast Asia, with specific emphasis upon Thailand and Malaysia, as well as the wider intercultural links between the East and Southeast Asia regions. She is Deputy Head of the School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus. Dr. Ainslie has received funding for a range of projects from various international organizations, including the Academy of Korean Studies, the Korea Foundation and the Vidal Sassoon Centre for the Study of Antisemitism (for studies in which she was project leader). She organized the first symposium to study the consumption and reception of Korean pop culture in Southeast Asia and regularly presents her work in Europe, Israel, Korea and across Southeast Asia. She has previously worked for the Bangkok International Film Festival and was an invited speaker at the Khon Kaen International Film Festival. She has published in journals such as The China Quarterly, Korea Journal, The Women's Studies International Journal and The Asia Pacific Journal, as well as in numerous edited collections. To date she is editor of the volume 'The Korean Wave in Southeast Asia: Consumption and Cultural Production' (2015), 'Thai Cinema: The Complete Guide' (2018), 'Southeast Asia on Screen: From Independence to Financial Crisis (1945-1997)' (2020) has edited a special edition of the 'Horror Studies Journal' (2015), and is currently co-editing 'The Southeast Asian Gothic collection'. Her monograph 'Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Malaysia: Malay nationalism, philosemitism and pro-Israel expressions' was published in 2019, while her forthcoming monograph is under contract with Edinburgh University Press. In 2020 she was made an External Affiliate at the Max and Tessie Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa.
    +86(0)574 8818 0000 (8173)
  • Dr Alison K.S. Wee

    My research focuses on the evolution and conservation of coastal ecosystems. My primary goal is to understand their historical and future response to global change using molecular approaches, and to formulate sustainable development strategies. I work primarily on mangroves, with 12 years of field and lab experience in the Asia Pacific region, including in Japan, China and Thailand.
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment Science bioscience Governance life science Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • Dr Melissa Yoong

    I research and publish in the area of language, gender, employment, family care and female economic migration in Southeast Asia. My work critically examines how text and talk in institutional, media and public domains contribute to and present gender inequalities as natural and even desirable.
    Business and economy Gender Migration Politics Sociology Identity and Rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Cedric Tan

    I have a particular interest in carnivore ecology and conservation as well as environmental education. My passion for effective evidence-based applied ecology and education drives me to pursue both disciplines in innovative ways, in turn contributing to raising awareness about conservation issues and nurturing our future leaders in conservation.
    Engineering Environment Science life sciences Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Faith Chan

    Dr Faith Ka Shun Chan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Ningbo campus, China. He currently conducts research on international water management practices, with a particularly focus on flood risk management in East Asian mega-deltas and coastal mega-cities.. He has a strong research and teaching interests on inter-disciplinary aspects on environmental management across physical and human geography, in particular on issues related to sustainable water and soil management and development.
    +86-18867859622
    Energy Environment Science Governance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) urban flood resilience coastal megacities; climate change urban water management sponge city green finance
  • Dr Matthew Ashfold

    Atmospheric sciences in Southeast Asia, trans-boundary air pollution, haze, air quality in cities, connections between climate change, climate variability and air pollution.
    +60 38725 3434
    Environment Air Pollution atmospheric sciences air quality haze climate change
  • Dr Virginia Panizzo

    Ginnie is a freshwater ecologist and stable isotope geochemist whose work focuses on environmental change and biogeochemical cycling in aquatic ecosystems. In tandem with my research on algal proxies, I am interested in reconstructing the impact that humans and climate change have had on freshwater systems over the past 2000 years.
    Environment Geography Science Sustainable development goals Water climate change water quality pollution algae Deltas rivers lakes
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Georgios is recognized as a world leading expert and researcher in Digital Innovation and Project Management in Architecture, Engineering and Construction sector. He held roles in Greece, United Kingdom, China and Middle East and United States of America. He is a BRE BIM Certified ISO19650 Trainer, a Certified Project Manager and currently is working as an Assistant Professor in Building Information Modelling (BIM) at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and a V.Professor in Management Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, USA.. He is also an Associate Member of the Center for Structural Engineering and Informatics at The University of Nottingham UK campus. In addition, He is the Acting Deputy Director of the Geospatial and Hazard Research Group at the same university.
    +86 574 8818 8806
  • Dr John Calautit

    Sustainable design of building and urban environment.
    07802685370
    Architecture and Built Environment Energy Engineering Environment energy modelling comfort air quality
  • Dr Khai Ching Ng

    My expertise is in developing novel simulation techniques for solving computational fluid and solid multi-physics problems (e.g. CFD, FEA). Main applications include free surface flow, energy harvesting, Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) etc.
    Energy Engineering Environment Science Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI); Free surface flow; Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) meshless method particle method Software Development parallel computing
  • Dr Kim Yeow Tshai

    Characterization and processing of polymers/composites; materials modeling and finite element analysis of highly nonlinear polymeric systems.
    0389248614
    Engineering Science polymer processing Injection moulding Blow moulding Thermoforming Fibre reinforced composites nanocomposites Biocomposites aerospace automotive
  • Dr Marwan Nafea

    My research areas include MEMS, micro/nanofabrication technologies, wireless microfluidic devices, microactuators, 4D printing, PSO, optimal control, and biosignals.
    +60 38924 8168
    Energy Engineering Science MEMS 4D printing Wireless drug delivery Microfluidics Microactuators Microfabrication Optimization EEG ECG
  • Dr Michelle Tan

    Development of point of care diagnostic tools for detection of infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases. Research involves the modification of nanomaterials for improve selectivity of sensor electrode platform to the development of electronic transducer coupled with smartphone and artificial intelligence technology for improved sensitivity and portability.
    +60389248715
  • Professor Chung Lim Law

    Processing of food and bioproduct materials such as herbal products (ganoderma licidium Lingzhi, Belalai Gajah, Misai Kuching, piper betle, roselle), edible bird's nest, tropical exotic fruits (chempedak, ciku, salak, papaya, jackfruit), agricultural product (rough rice, cocoa beans, crumb rubber); Food quality and Food safety, Food preservation, Food drying, extraction of bioactive ingredients and maximising retention of bioactive ingredients in processed food and bioproducts, Belt and road food research alliance.
    +6013 3889233
  • Professor Lucelia Rodrigues

    My expertise is in sustainability and resilience in buildings and communities, and I have worked across the globe including China, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
    Architecture and Built Environment Energy Environment Governance Sustainable development goals
  • Professor Tim Heath

    Extensive research and professional expertise in urban design, city planning, and heritage conservation especially in China for over 15 years. Some limited experience in Indonesia and Malaysia.
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Engineering architecture design urban built enviroment
  • Professor Tony Bush

    Education in Asia: Leadership in schools in Malaysia (Ministry of Education; Research on the 'implementation gap' between policy and practice in Southeast Asia (HEAD Foundation); Inclusion in Asia (UNESCO 2015); British Council funded research on school management in China.
    0115 913 0417
    Education education leadership policy Malaysia Management China
  • Dr Wing Leong Teo

    Economic fluctuations and economic policies, especially that of Malaysia.
    (60)-3-89248698
    Business and economy Malaysia Economic policy
  • Dr Ali Akhavan Farid

    Manufacturing process, Machining, High-speed Machining, Surface Engineering, Surface Treatment, Difficult to cut materials, Wear, Mechanical Design, Machin elements, Additive manufacturing, 3D printing, Bio-Materials.
    006038725 3556
  • Dr Chien Hwa Chong

    I am an innovation practitioner. I integrated innovation in teaching pedagogy and research projects. I worked on research related to drying of biomaterials, wastewater treatment process improvement, fluoride removal from wastewater and integrating phase change materials in concretes.
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    Education Engineering Environment agriculture biosciences Water
  • Dr Christina Chin

    I have a wide range multi and interdisciplinary knowledge in project engineering management for sustainability & environmental impact industries, methodologies and energy management related aspect including green technology, security, and storage.
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Environment Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Fang Yenn Teo

    Fang Yenn does research on Hydro-Environmental Engineering, Flood Risk Modelling, and Water Resources Management.
  • Professor Jon Garibaldi

    Have spend a lot of time in China with research colleagues in my field.
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    Science computer science
  • Dr Luke Emeka Okafor

    Economic issues that relate to international trade, regional connectivity, digital transformation, tourism economics, development process, and industrial organization with a specific focus on how firms, industries, and countries respond to globalization and shocks. This includes investigating the interplay between digitalization, economic resilience, and performance as well as COVID-19 effects on firms, industries, and economies.
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    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Energy Environment Gender Migration Trade Corruption Governance human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable development goals
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    Accelerated product innovation; lean management; supply chain management; sustainable operations; lean green; operations strategy implementation
    +44 (0)115 8467 749
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy International Relations supply chain management sustainable operations lean green business
  • Dr Mohan Avvari

    My interest and expertise is around business organisations developing capabilities for sustainable strategies and Innovation. In particular how businesses develop inter-organizational linkages for enhancing innovation and also for developing sustainable /socially responsible strategies in Asia. I have also developed expertise around how small and medium enterprises (SMEs), particularly those located in 'regional clusters', develop linkages or form networks for their business strategies and innovation. I have done work in the above area in the context of Malaysia, India and South Korea.
    Business and economy innovation Responsible Business innovation systems Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Punita Bhatt

    Entrepreneurship Education in Developing and Emerging Markets; Social Entrepreneurship/innovation in Asia; Empowerment of marginalised communities through entrepreneurship programmes; Women's Entrepreneurship; Community based entrepreneurship in cooperatives and social enterprises.
    Business and economy Environment Sustainable development goals agriculture
  • Dr Richard Common

    Comparative public policy and management - primarily East Asia and Middle East.
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    Cultures Politics World public management international policy transfer public sector management; Public policy; Civil service ministers Training and development in public services and central government HR In public services pay and recruitment Local government International policy development
  • Dr Vengadeshvaran Sarma

    Development, impact evaluation, and policy research. Current research focuses on Entrepreneurs with disabilities, Social entrepreneurship, Anti-slavery practices in global supply chains, Charitable giving and donor behaviour, Sustainable development and land acquisition, Education reforms. The current geographic focus is primarily on Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Laos), and South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh).
    Business and economy Education Migration agriculture Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Dilip Mutum

    Research on Consumer behaviour, digital consumption and sustainable marketing in Malaysia.
    +6 (03) 8725 3754
    Business and economy Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Duncan Shaw

    AI in business, Internet of Things, data, big data
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    Business and economy Communications Education Energy Engineering Environment Trade AI internet of things big data business analytics customer service agriculture biosciences Governance pharmaceutical

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