Experts

Prof. Dato' Dr. Aileen Tan Shau Hwai

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Gender
Female

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species

Specialization

  • Molluscs

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia
  • Southeast Asia

Educational Background

  • 1993 - 2001
    PhD in Marine Biology, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 1989 - 1993
    Master in Marine Biology, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 1985 - 1989
    Bachelor in Biology-Microbiology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Sabah

Working Experience

  • 2015 - Present
    Executive Director (APUCEN)
    Asia Pacific University-Community Engagement Network (APUCEN), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2009 - Present
    Assoc. Prof.
    School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2006 - 2009
    Senior Lecturer
    School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2001 - 2006
    Lecturer
    School of Biological Sciences (Marine & Coastal Studies), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 1989 - 2001
    Science Officer
    Centre for Marine & Coastal Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 1988 - 1989
    Research Assistant
    Faculty of Sciences & Natural Resources, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Campus Sabah

Recognition

  • 2015
    University-Community Transformation Centre (UCTC) _1st place in Entrepreneurship. Awarded by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
  • 2015
    Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung untuk 2014 (Kategori Penerbitan Jurnal). Awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2015
    Toray Science and Technology Award 2015. Awarded by Malaysia Toray Science Foundation (MTSF)
  • 2012
    BioInnovation Awards 2012- Innovative Cryopreservation System - Bronze. Awarded by MARS-Malaysian Association of Research Scientists
  • 2011
    Anugerah Hadiah Sanjungan – Kategori Penerbitan Jurnal. Awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2004
    Nuremberg Bronze Medal (Enhanced Growth System for Aquaculture Industry) . Awarded by IENA, Nuremberg, Germany
  • 2004
    Nuremberg Gold Medal (Mobile Plankton Production Kit for the Aquaculture Industry). Awarded by IENA, Nuremberg, Germany
  • 2004
    Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2004 (Produk Penyelidikan Antarabangsa). Awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2004
    Medal for ROSES (Research on the Seas & Islands of Malaysia) project. Awarded bySciences Technology and Environment Exhibition, Malaysia
  • 2002
    Gold Medal (Enhanced Growth System for the Aquaculture Industry). Awarded by I-TEX, Malaysia
  • 2002
    Gold Medal (Marine Biotechnology Interactive Booth). Awarded by Sciences Technology and Environment Exhibition, Malaysia
  • 2002
    Gold Medal (Mobile Plankton Production Kit for the Aquaculture Industry). Awarded by Sciences Technology and Environment Exhibition, Malaysia
  • 2002
    Gold Medal (Process for Fast Growing Oyster Culture for the Food Industry). Awarded by 30th International Exhibition of Inventions New Technique And Products, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2002
    Wining publication for Women Scientists and Engineers. Awarded by Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Ottawa, Canada
  • 2001
    Gold Medal (Giant Clam Our Special Heritage). Awarded by IPTA Research and Development Exhibition Malaysia (Applied Biology Society), Malaysia
  • 2001
    Gold Medal (Process for Fast Growing Oyster Culture for the Food Industry). Awarded by Ministry of Sciences Technology and Environment Exhibition, Malaysia
  • 2000
    Kurita Water and Environment Foundation Grant. Awarded by Kurita Water and Environment, Japan
  • 1999
    Acknowledgement letter on Giant Clam Research . Awarded by Director of Sabah Parks, Malaysia
  • 1998
    First Artificial Clam Breeding Centre. Awarded by Malaysia Book of Records, Malaysia
  • 1998
    First Artificial Clam Shellfish Centre. Awarded by Malaysia Book of Records, Malaysia

Research

  • 2016 - 2016
    Kajian Biodiversiti Marin di Terumbu Payung, Kelantan dan Potensi untuk dijadikan Kawasan Taman Laut ( Komponen Inventori Biodiversiti)
  • 2016 - 2016
    : Akuakultur Tiram sebagai Pendapatan Tambahan
  • 2015 - 2018
    Research in KTP International Collaboration
  • 2015 - 2017
    Habitat Mapping, Biodiversity Inventory and Islands Biodiversity Connectivity at Pulau Perhentian Group of Islands and pulau Langkawi Group of Islands
  • 2015 - 2015
    Connectivity of Coral Reefs between Marine Park and Non-Marine Park Islands in the Malacca Straits
  • 2015 - 2017
    Eco-engineering: Design with Nature
  • 2015 - 2017
    Eco-engineering: Design with Nature
  • 2014 - 2015
    The Continuation on the Determination of the Molecular Connectivity of Corals
  • 2014 - 2015
    Research into the Marine Biodiversity of Pulau Dangli, Pulau Gasing and Pulau Pasir, Langkawi and their Potential in Becoming Marine Parks
  • 2014 - 2017
    Impact of Climate Change: Acclimation, Adaptation and Recovery of Sea-Ice Algae in Extreme Environments
  • 2014 - 2014
    Scientific Communication Program
  • 2013 - 2015
    Enhance the Capacity for Species Identification and Genetic Analysis on Marine Organisms in the Coral Reef Ecosystems in Western Pacific (DRMREEF)
  • 2012 - 2014
    Coral Bleaching and Recovery: Effects of Sedimentation, Temperature and Light Intensity on the Corals of Northern Straits of Malacca
  • 2008 - 2009
    Predicting Land Snail Endemism at Limestone Karsts and Malaysian Tropical Forests for Conservation Priorities
  • 2005 - 2006
    Indian Ocean Tsunamis - Environmental & Socio-Economic Impacts on the Malay-Thai Peninsula
  • 2003 - 2004
    Returning A Malaysian Natural Heritage of Giant Clams to Johore Island
  • 1999 - 2000
    The Development Of A Model Used By Satellite Remote Sensing For Water Quality Monitoring In Malaysian Waters
  • 1996 - 1997
    The Functional Aspects At Sungai Merbok System. Joint Research With Plymouth Marine Laboratory, United Kingdom
  • 1989 - 1992
    Oyster Seed Malaysia
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