Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Uzair Rusli



  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Ecology
  • Marine & Coastal


  • Turtle, Tortoise, and Terrapin
  • Reptiles


  • Peninsular Malaysia
  • Sabah
  • Sarawak
  • Southeast Asia
  • World

Educational Background

  • 2012 - 2016
    PhD in Animal Physiology , The University of Queensland
  • 2009 - 2012
    Master in Marine Science , Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
  • 2006 - 2008
    Bachelor in Marine Biology , Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Working Experience

  • 2008 - 2009
    Field Coordinator
  • 2009 - 2015
    Academic Fellow
    Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
  • 2016 - 2022
    Senior Lecturer
    Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
  • 2022 - Present
    Associate Professor
    Universiti Malaysia Terengganu


  • 2024
    Silica Loading Jetty Impact Assessment on Sea Turtle Activities and Marine Ecosystem
  • 2023
    Comprehensive Preliminary Survey for Sea Turtle and Coastal Habitat Protection in Perak
  • 2022
    Expert Panel
    Malaysia Marine Ecological Gap Assessment Project
  • 2021
    Upgrading of the Sea Turtle Conservation and Information Centre (TCIC) Cherating


  • 2021
    Special Environmental Award, National Youth Premier Award, Pahang State Level
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