Experts

Dr. Suhaila Abd Hamid

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Gender
Female

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Water
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • Climate Change

Specialization

  • Insects
  • Insects (Taxonomy)
  • Insects (Ecology)

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia

Educational Background

  • 2007 - 2011
    PhD in Entomology, USM

Working Experience

  • 2011 - Present
    Senior Lecturer
    USM

Contribution

  • 2017
    Expert
    Projek Pewartaan Hutan Paya Bakau Merbok, Kedah Sebagai Rizab Biosphere UNESCO
  • 2017
    Expert
    Penang Hill Bioblitz 2017
  • 2016
    Committee
    Pengelasan Hutan Simpanan Kekal di negeri Pulau Pinang untuk tujuan penyelidikan
  • 2015
    Expert Panel
    Kursus Peningkatan Kemahiran Pemandu Pelancong Alam Semulajadi Taman Negara Pulau Pinang
  • 2013
    Committee
    Ekspedisi Saintifik Taman Hutan Lagenda Taman Negara Johor Gunung Ledang

Research

  • 2017 - 2020
    Leaf Litter Decomposition In Freshwater Ecosystems: Role Of Lotic Macroinvertebrates And Influence Of Environmental Gradient
  • 2017 - 2018
    PUBLICATION OF COFFEE TABLE BOOK DETAILING THE FLORA AND FAUNA OF PULAU RAWA, MERSING JOHOR
  • 2017 - 2019
    Understanding the dietary habit of stingless bees: Towards better quality honey and sustainable apiculture practices
  • 2017 - 2018
    PROGRAM PERINTIS INVENTORI KOLEKSI SAINTIFIK BIODIVERSITI TAHUN 2017
  • 2017 - 2020
    Using insects as model organisms to study the effects of environmental disturbance on the aquatic ecosystem stability: Measuring human impact on water security
  • 2016 - 2018
    AN INVENTORY OF AVIFAUNA(BIRDS), VERTERBRATE (FISH) AND INVERTEBRATE (CRABS) AT MERBOK MANGROVE RESERVE: CONSERVATION OF A BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT
  • 2016 - 2019
    Aplikasi Sistem Maklumat Geografi (GIS) Dalam Perancangan Kawalan Dan Kutipan Data Bagi Pemerhatian Vektor Denggi Sekitar Kawasan Pulau Pinang
  • 2014 - 2017
    Prevalence of Sweet Potato Weevil in Sweet Potato Cultivation Areas in Terengganu
  • 2014 - 2016
    HUMAN-RIVER INTERACTIONS TOWARDS ASSEMBLAGE OF AQUATIC INSECTS COMMUNITY
  • 2013 - 2015
    Evaluation Of Basal Food Sources In Tropical Freshwater Ecosystem Using Stable Isotope Analysis
  • 2013 - 2014
    Aquatic Insect Populations in Rivers Flowing out from Cave in Northern Peninsular Malaysia
  • 2012 - 2013
    SUSTAINABILITY OF AQUATIC INSECTS IN KEDAH RECREATIONAL RIVERS FROM ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIV
  • 2012 - 2014
    Biological and Ecological Diversity of Aquatic Insect and Water Monitoring in Penang Botanical Garden

Publication

  • 2017
    Serangga air: Harta Tersembunyi. Majalah Sains dan teknologi. Dewan Kosmik. Jilid 25 Bil.7 2017/1438H KK 600 91025-0717 Keluaran Julai. Terbitan Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
  • 2017
    Diversity and Distribution of aquatic insects in rivers of Pergau Valley, Jeli, Kelantan.
  • 2017
    Determination of water quality of rivers under various land use activities using physico-chemical parameters and bacterial populations in northern peninsular Malaysia. Wetland Science 14(6): 788-798.
  • 2017
    Determination of food sources and trophic position in Malaysian tropical highland streams using carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Acta Ecologica Sinica 37: 97-104.
  • 2017
    Parasites prevalence in poultry: focusing on free range turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo). Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research 8(1): 1-9.
  • 2017
    Status of Aquatic Insects (Insecta) Communities In Rivers Flowing Out Of Cave In Northern Peninsular Malaysia. The Malayan Nature Journal 69(1): 5-17.
  • 2017
    Megaselia scalaris (Loew) (Diptera: Phoridae) Infesting Edible Wild Mushroom, Boletus griseipurpureus. Malaysian Applied Biology Journal 46(2): 157-160.
  • 2017
    Determination of Trophic Structure in Selected Freshwater Ecosystems by using Stable Isotope Analysis. Tropical Life Science Research 28(2):9-29
  • 2017
    Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (Insecta) Abundance, Diversity and Role in Litter Breakdown in Tropical Headwater River. Tropical Life Science Research 28(2):87-103.
  • 2017
    Application of Aquatic Insects (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera) in Water Quality Assessment of Malaysian Headwater. Tropical Life Science Research 28(2):143-159.
  • 2017
    Larval Instars determination and Secondary Production of Baetis idei (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from Several Rivers in Bukit Merah Catchment Area, Perak. Malaysian Applied Biology Journal 46(3): 171–184
  • 2017
    Diversity and Guild Structure Of Insects During Rice Flowering Stage At A Selected Rice Field In Penang, Malaysia. Malaysian Applied Biology Journal 46(3): 161–169
  • 2017
    Distribution Patterns of Baetis (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) as Tolerant Taxa in Freshwater Biological Monitoring. Malaysian Applied Biology Journal 46(3): 151–160 .
  • 2017
    Developing time-based model for the prediction of breeding activities of dengue vectors using early life cycle variables and epidemiological information in Northern Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 34(3): 691–707.
  • 2017
    Biodiversity patterns of aquatic macroinveterbrates in tropical forests streams as a response to logging activities and deforestation. Acta Ecologica Sinica 37: 332–339.
  • 2016
    Efficiency of Different Sampling Gears for Aquatic Macroinvertebrates Collections in Malaysian Streams. Tropical Life Science Research 27(1): 115-134.
  • 2016
    Life History of Thalerosphyrus (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae) in Tropical Rivers With Reference to the Varying Altitude. Tropical Life Science Research 27(1): 43-62.
  • 2016
    Variation in environmental conditions influences diveristy and abundance of Ephemeroptera in forest streams of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Ecology 57(3): 489-501.
  • 2016
    Distribution of Plecoptera and Trichoptera (Insecta) Larvae Within Different Microhabitats In Selected Rivers of Belum State Park, Gerik, Perak. Proceedings of the 4th Royal Belum Scientific Expedition 2015. 158-162.
  • 2016
    Role of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (Insecta) Functional Feeding Groups in Leaf Decomposition in Tropical River. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences 9(1): 204-2013
  • 2016
    Relationship of Trophic Guilds With Microhabitats preferences in Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera and Odonata (Insecta): A case study at Belum Temengor Forest Reserve.
  • 2016
    Influences of Physico-Chemical Parameters on Diversity and Distribution of Odonata Larvae In Northern Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science 35(2): 198-209.
  • 2016
    Distribution and Morphometrical Variations of Stingless Bees (Apidae: Meliponini) In Urban And Forest Areas Of Penang Island, Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Resources and Sustainable Science 4:1-5.
  • 2016
    Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera And Odonata (Insecta) Diversity And Distribution At Bukit Merah Resevoir River Feeders. Wetland Science 14(3): 328-336.
  • 2015
    Aquatic Insects in Recreational Rivers. Bio-Bulletin Vol 2, December 2015: 28-29. School of Biological Sciences. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  • 2015
    A new species of clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae: Osminiini) from Peninsular Malaysia, exhibiting bee-like morphology and behaviour. Zootaxa 4032 (4): 426–434
  • 2015
    Determination of Potential Producers and Consumers in Tropical River Ecosystem Using Stable Isotope Analysis. Proceeding of The 10th International Symposium in Science and Technology 2015. Bangkok and Pathumanthani, Thailand.
  • 2015
    Prevalence Study Of Parasites In Commercial Free-Range Chickens. Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research 6(2): 47-58.
  • 2014
    Aquatic insects of Gunung Ledang, Johor. In: Johor Nature Heritage
  • 2014
    Aquatic insects from legendary mountain. In: Biodiversity of Gunung Ledang Mountaineering the nature
  • 2014
    Biodiversity of Gunung Ledang Mountaineering the Nature (coffee table book). School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia in cooperation with Johor National Parks Corporation.
  • 2014
    Aquatic Macroinvertebrates of Belum Temengor Rainforest Streams. Pulau Banding Foundation Fauna Handbook Series. Pulau Banding Foundation. Petaling Jaya. Selangor.
  • 2014
    Biomonitoring Using Aquatic Insects. Bio-Bulletin Vol 2, June/July 2014: 28-29. School of Biological Sciences. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  • 2014
    Ecology of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (Insecta) in rivers of Gunung Jerai Forest Reserve: Diversity and distribution of functional feeding groups. Tropical Life Science Research 25(1): 61-73.
  • 2014
    Seasonal abundance and diversity of aquatic insects in rivers from Gunung Jerai Forest Reserve, Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana 43(5): 667-674.
  • 2014
    Indirect effects of cigarette butt waste on the dengue vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Acta Tropica 130: 123-130.
  • 2013
    Drivers of beta diversity of macroinvertebrate communities in tropical forest streams. Freshwater Biology 58: 1126-1137.
  • 2012
    Temporal Distribution of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (EPT) Adults in a Tropical Forest Stream: Response to Tropics Seasonality Variations. The Environmentalist 32(1): 28-34
  • 2012
    Temporal Variation Of Adult Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera And Trichoptera Collected In Tupah River, Kedah, northern peninsular Malaysia. Proceedings of The 7th IMT-GT Uninet and the 3rd Joint International PSU-UNS Conferences. Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand.
  • 2011
    Influence of agriculture, industrial and anthropogenic stresses on the distribution and diversity of macroinvertebrates in Juru River basin, Penang, Malaysia. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 74: 1195-1202.
  • 2011
    Peroxidase activity after viral infection and witefly infestation in juvenille and mature leaves of Solanum lycopersicum. Journal of Phytopathology 159: 707-712.
  • 2011
    Seasonal changes in mayfly communities and abundance in relation to water physico-chemistry in two rivers at different elevations in northern Malaysia. Wetland Science 9(3): 240-250
  • 2011
    Influence of substrate-embeddedness and canopy cover on the abundance and diversity of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (EPT) in recreational rivers. Aquatic Insects 33(4): 281-292.
  • 2007
    Genetic characterization of Haemonchus contortus in goats (Capra hircus) and sheep (Ovis aries) in Penang. Malaysia. Journal of Bioscience 18(2): 45-56.
  • 2007
    Morphological characterization of Haemonchus contortus in goats (Capra hircus) and sheep (Ovis aries) in Penang. Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 24(1): 23-27.
  • 2005
    Parasites of bats from the Timah Tasoh Dam Area, northern peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Bioscience 16(2): 113-116.

Presentation

  • 27-10-2017
    Insects as Pollinators in Penang Hill. (Oral)
    The Habitat Foundation and California Academy of Science
  • 22-10-2016
    Relationship of Trophic Guilds With Microhabitats preferences in Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera and Odonata (Insecta): A case study at Belum Temengor Forest Reserve. (Oral)
    Pulau Banding Foundation
  • 27-07-2016
    Geographic Information System Application on Distribution of Baetis spp. (Insects: Ephemeroptera) larvae as potential indicator in disturbed rivers. (Oral)
    Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.
  • 20-05-2016
    Distribution of Plecoptera and Trichoptera (Insecta) Larvae Within Different Microhabitats In Selected Rivers of Belum State Park, Gerik, Perak. (Oral)
    Perbadanan Taman Negeri Perak and Pulau Banding Foundation
  • 31-08-2015
    Determination of potential producers and consumers in tropical river ecosystem using stable isotope analysis. (Oral)
    Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 01-12-2014
    Comparative performance of various biological indices using macroinvertebrates for water quality assessment of rivers in different land uses in Pahang river tributaries. (Oral)
    Entomological Society of Malaysia
  • 01-12-2014
    Composition And Distribution Of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera And Trichoptera (Insecta) At Selected Recreational Rivers In Kedah, Malaysia. (Paper)
    Entomological Society of Malaysia
  • 01-12-2014
    Functional Composition Of Aquatic Insects Communities From Rivers Flowing Out From Cave In Northern Peninsular Malaysia (Paper)
    Entomological Society of Malaysia
  • 01-12-2014
    Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera And Odonata (Insecta) Communities In Bukit Merah Catchment Area: Functional Feeding Groups In Relation To Habitat Variability. (Paper)
    Entomological Society of Malaysia
  • 13-08-2014
    Aquatic insects of Gunung Ledang, Johor, Malaysia. (Oral)
    Perbadanan Taman Negeri Johor
  • 06-02-2014
    Colonization of aquatic insects on two different tree species leaf packs: insects assemblages and leaf preferences. (Oral)
    International Institute of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering
  • 01-03-2013
    Ephemeroptera (Family of Leptophlebiidae) of South East Asia. (Oral)
    Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • 04-12-2012
    Functional Responses of Aquatic Insects to Leaf Decomposition In Tropical River. (Oral)
    Entomological Society of Malaysia
  • 20-11-2010
    Population Dynamic and Life History of Thalerosphyrus spp. (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae) At Two Rivers in Gunung Jerai Forest Reserve of North Peninsula Malaysia. (Oral)
    Khon Kaen University, Thailand
  • 07-10-2010
    Temporal Variation Of Adult Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera And Trichoptera Collected In Tupah River, Kedah, northern peninsular Malaysia. (Oral)
    Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand.
  • 18-11-2009
    Diversity And Abundance Of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera And Trichoptera (EPT) Immature With Implication To Water Quality Of Rivers From Gunung Jerai Forest Reserve, Kedah, Malaysia. (Oral)
    Department of Biology Faculty of Science Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 29-08-2008
    A study on Haemonchus contortus from goats and sheeps based on genetic characterization. (Oral)
    School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 19-06-2008
    Water Quality of Three Recreational Rivers In Gunung Jerai Forest Reserve. (Oral)
    Institute of Postgraduate Studies Universiti Sains Malaysia

Consultancy

  • 2018 - 2020
    Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM) Sungai Perai, Pulau Pinang.
  • 2017 - 2018
    Aquatic ecology study for development of transmission line 275 kV from pencawang masuk utama Ulu Jelai, Pahang to La'loh, Kelantan.
  • 2017 - 2018
    PROGRAM PERINTIS INVENTORI KOLEKSI SAINTIFIK BIODIVERSITI TAHUN 2017
  • 2017 - 2018
    Detailing Flora and Fauna of Pulau Rawa, Mersing, Johor
  • 2017 - 2018
    Biodiversity survey of Penang Hill for UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • 2016 - 2017
    Projek Pewartaan Hutan Paya Bakau Merbok, Kedah sebagai Rizab Biosphere UNESCO
  • 2016 - 2017
    Pengkelasan Hutan Simpan Kekal di Negeri Pulau Pinang untuk tujuan penyelidikan.
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