Dr. Mohd Norfaizal Ghazalli

Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)


  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Science
  • Systematics
  • Taxonomy


  • Vascular
  • Pitcher plants


  • Peninsular Malaysia
  • Southeast Asia
  • Sabah
  • Sarawak

Educational Background

  • 2015 - 2017
    PhD in Plant Systematics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2011 - 2013
    Master in Plant Systematics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2003 - 2006
    Bachelor in Biology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Working Experience

  • 2008 - Present
    Senior Researcher
    Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)
  • 2007 - 2008
    Science Officer
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia


  • 2018
    Graduate - On Time Graduand Award (Doctor of Philosophy) UKM
  • 2014
    Prolific Science Writer Award
  • 2014
    Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2014
  • 2011
    Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2011


  • 2011 - 2014
    Biodiversity of Bouea macrophylla and B. oppositifolia (Anacardiaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia
  • 2009 - 2011
    Evaluation of the genetic variability of Nypa fruticans Wurmb. in Peninsular Malaysia.
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