Experts

Prof. Dr. Rusea Go

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Gender
Female

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Forest
  • Management
  • Protected Areas
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species

Specialization

  • Orchids (Taxonomy)
  • Vascular (Taxonomy)
  • Vascular (Ecology)

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia
  • Sabah
  • Sarawak

Educational Background

  • 1989
    Bachelor in Botany, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 1993
    Master in Botany, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 1999
    PhD in Botany (Plant Taxonomy & Conservation), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Working Experience

  • 1991 - 1992
    Teaching/ Research Assistant
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi.
  • 1993 - 1994
    Operational Officer
    Bureau of Consultancy and Development, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi.
  • 1994 - 1996
    Forest Botanist
    Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)
  • 1993 - 1998
    Part-time Lecturer
    Faculty of Forestry, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 1996 - 1998
    Teaching Assistant
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi.
  • 1998 - 2003
    Lecturer
    Faculty of Science and Environment, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 2003 - 2016
    Assoc. Prof.
    Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 2016 - Present
    Professor
    Universiti Putra Malaysia

Contribution

  • 2013
    Expert Panel
    Orchid Exhibition For Taman Pertanian Universiti – UPM. 2013.
  • 2012
    Council Member
    Academy of Science Malaysia. 1 Jan. 2012 - 31 Dec. 2013.
  • 2012
    Expert
    Courses on Identification of Medicinal Plants – II. 2012. Institute Of Bioscience, UPM.
  • 2012
    Expert Panel
    Orchid Exhibition For Taman Pertanian Universiti – UPM. 2012.
  • 2011
    Committee
    New Students Exposure Program – BIOGEN. 2011. Biology Department, Faculty of Science, UPM.
  • 2011
    Expert
    Courses on Identification of Medicinal Plants – I. 2011. Institute Of Bioscience, UPM.
  • 2011
    Committee
    Orchid Exhibition For Taman Pertanian Universiti – UPM. 2011.
  • 2010
    Committee
    Formulation And Evaluation Of Undergraduate Courses. (2010 - 2011). Department of Biology, UPM.
  • 2009
    Participation
    AGRIBIO Resource Centre Course Series. (2009). AGRIBIO Resource Centre, UPM.
  • 2009
    Participation
    Botanic Gardens Lecture Series 2009. Botanic Gardens Putrajaya, Putrajaya Holdings.
  • 2009
    Committee
    New Students Exposure Program – BIOGEN. 2009. Biology Department, Faculty of Science, UPM.
  • 2009
    Committee
    Evaluating And Perfecting Of Postgraduate Courses. (2009 - 2010). Department of Biology, UPM.
  • 2009
    Committee
    Evaluating And Perfecting Of Postgraduate Courses. (2009 - 2010). Department of Biology, UPM.
  • 2008
    Chairman
    ATBC-Asia Chapter 2008 International Conference, Kuching, Sarawak. (2008). Asian Tropical Biology Congress – Asia Chapter.
  • 2007
    Committee
    University Agriculture Conservatory Park, UPM. (2007). Institute Bioscience, UPM.
  • 2007
    Expert Panel
    IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Evaluation Program (2007). International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
  • 2006
    Expert Panel
    Academy of Science Malaysia Scientific Expeditions. 2006 – Present. Academy Of Science Malaysia.
  • 2005
    Committee
    National Biodiversity Directorate. (2005-2006). Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia.
  • 2004
    Participation
    Motivation talks to rural secondary schools in Sarawak. (2004-Present). Dayak Graduate Association.
  • 2002
    Council Member
    Cabinet Paper Working Group - “Meritocracy – How it effect Bumiputera Minority people in Sarawak” (2002). Sarawak Dayak Graduate Association.
  • 1999
    Advisor
    Monitoring Environmental Impacts Plastic Recycling. (1999-2005). Victory Avenue, Bukit Raja Klang.
  • 1999
    Council Member
    Board of Directors for Private School. (1999 – 2005). Sekolah Seri Mulia, Gereja His Sanctuary of Glory, Kuala Lumpur.
  • 1999
    Participation
    Plant Identification Service. (1999 – Present).

Research

  • 2015 - 2017
    Genetic diversity and viability of Belian (Eusideroxylon zwageri) in planted and natural forests for identifying optimal seed sources for species restoration.
  • 2014 - 2016
    Geran Sanjungan Penyelidikan
  • 2013 - 2015
    DNA Barcoding of Endangered Malaysian Paphiopedilum (Slipper Orchids) Species.
  • 2012 - 2014
    Molecular Systematics and Development of Species Specific Scar Marker for genus Coelogyne in Peninsular Malaysia.
  • 2011 - 2013
    Diversity of Orchids in Cloud Forest Habitat (Frasers Hill).
  • 2009 - 2012
    DNA Barcoding for Rare and Endangered Orchid Corybas spp. in Peninsular Malaysia.
  • 2009 - 2011
    Diversity of Orchids in Cloud Forest Habitat (Genting Highlands).
  • 2006 - 2008
    Diversity and Conservation of Limestone Orchids in Selangor and Padawan, Sarawak.
  • 2004 - 2006
    Conservation and Diversity of Limestone Orchids in Perlis and Sarawak.
  • 1999 - 2004
    Diversity and Conservation of Fern-allies and Primitive ferns in Malaysia.
  • 1998 - 2000
    Biodiversity and Conservation of Limestone flora in Malaysia.

Consultancy

  • 2012
    National Hydraulics Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM).
  • 2010
    National Hydraulics Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM).
  • 2007
    UNDP-GEF Funded Project through FRIM.
  • 2004
    Jabatan Parit dan Saliran Melaka (JPS Melaka).
  • 2003
    Taman Saujana Hijau, Perbadanan Putrajaya.
  • 2002
    International Timber Trade Organization, Tokyo, Japan & Sarawak Forestry Department
  • 2001
    Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (LUAS)
  • 1999
    Taman Botani, Perbadanan Putrajaya, Putrajaya.
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