Experts

Prof. Dr. Norhayati Binti Ahmad

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Gender
Female

Specialization

  • Frogs and Toads
  • Snakes
  • Amphibians
  • Reptiles

Educational Background

  • 2001
    PhD in Zoologi, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Working Experience

  • 2013 - 2015
    Research Felo
    Marine Ecosystem Research Centre, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2006 - 2008
    Chairman
    Langkawi Research Centre, Institute for Environment & Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2005 - 2005
    Coordinator
    Langkawi Research Centre, Institute for Environment & Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 1995 - 2001
    Tutor
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2001 - 2002
    University Lecturer
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2002 - 2006
    University Lecturer
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2006 - 2008
    University Senior Lecturer
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2008 - Present
    Research Felo
    Earth Observation Centre, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2006 - Present
    Senior Felo
    Institute for Environment & Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2009 - Present
    Head
    Biology and Marine Programme, Langkawi Research Centre, Institute for Environment & Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2013 - 2016
    Head
    Environmental Science Programme, School of Environment and Natural Resource Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2008 - Present
    Associate Professor
    School of Environment & Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Contribution

  • 2014
    Expert Panel
    Perbincangan Meja Bulat Pemuliharaan Sumber Warisan Semulajadi Melalui Pembinaan Tukun Tiruan di Andaman, 22 Apr 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Pusat Penyelidikan Langkawi
  • 2014
    Expert Panel
    Bengkel Geopark Kenyir Siri 2, 13-14 Julai 2014, 8:30 – 6:00 pm, Tabung Haji Hotel & Convention Centre, Gong Badak, Kuala Terengganu
  • 2011
    Participation
    Herpetofaunal Identification Course, Institute of Biodiversity, Department of Wildlife and National Parks and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 16-20 Nov 2011
  • 2011
    Expert Panel
    We Love Nature Part I” Programme with students of Convent Taiping. Kampung Pos Raya, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, 14-16 Oct 2011
  • 2011
    Expert Panel
    Basic Photography Course 21-22 Jun 2011, School of Environment and Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2011
    Expert Panel
    Basic Underwater Photography Course 13-17 Jun 2011, Marine Ecosystem Research Centre, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2009
    Expert Panel
    Workshop on Digitising Herpetofauna Online Database. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 7-8 Mar 2009
  • 2007
    Expert Panel
    Bengkel Kaedah Menghuraikan Spesies Baru: Filosofi, Metodologi dan Format 2007, Institute of Biodiversity, Bukit Rengit, Lanchang, Pahang, Department of Wildlife and National Parks 8-9 Aug 2007
  • 2004
    Participation
    Earthwatch Assignment on the Vanishing Frogs of Australia. University of Newcastle, Australia, 17-30 Jan 2004. HSBC and Earthwatch Institute Malaysian Fellowship Programme 2004
  • 2004
    Expert Panel
    Kursus Pengurusan dan Teknik Hidupan Liar, Institute of Biodiversity, Bukit Rengit, Lanchang, Pahang, 14-24 Dec 2004

Recognition

  • 2016
    Anugerah Kakitangan Mithali Kategori Akademik, Majlis Anugerah Sarjana Bestari ke-2
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2016
    Excellent Service Award FSSK, UKM, Category of Research and Consultation (as Co-researcher)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2012
    Excellent Service Award
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2004
    Bronze Medal in the Exposition of Science, Technology & Innovation 2004, “Ecosystem Health of Langat Basin: An Integrated Approach for Environmental Management”. Min. Sc., Tech. & Innov Malaysia
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2004
    Gold medal in the Exposition Research and Innovation UKM 2004, co-researcher on “Ecosystem Health of Langat Basin: An Integrated Approach for Environmental Management
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2004
    HSBC and Earthwatch Institute Malaysian Fellowship Programme 2004; Project Australia’s Vanishing Frogs
    Newcastle University, Australia
  • 2004
    Special Quality Award, Category of Excellence in Service (Group Research)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2004
    Excellent Service Award
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2003
    Bronze Medal in the Exposition of Research and Innovation UKM 2003 project titled “Vertebrate Fauna of Ulu Muda Forest Reserve
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2002
    Fellowship in the Regional Ecosystem Monitoring Technology Programme, Kobe, Japan
    Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Research

  • 2013 - 2013
    Sustainability Assessment of The Coastal Zone in Langkawi Geopark, Kedah
  • 2013 - 2013
    Sejarah tabii batuan pasir Kambrian, kelestarian dan kepentingan sumber tabii di atasnya kepada masyarakat
  • 2013 - 2013
    Assesment Of Ecosystem Health Of Mangrove Forests In South Johor
  • 2013 - 2013
    Kajian sistematik, taksonomi, kepelbagaian, ekologi dan kawalan terhadap flora dan fauna terpilih dari habitat-habitat hutan dan kawasan pertanian di Malaysia
  • 2012 - 2015
    Kajian Hidupan Liar di Kawasan Projek Empangan Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu
  • 2012 - 2013
    Kajian Pembangunan Wilayah Delta Sarawak
  • 2012 - 2013
    Kajian Inventori dan penyediaan maklumat Kepelbagaian biologi (Flora & Fauna) di Hutan Simpan Pulau Sembilan, Pangkor, Perak
  • 2012 - 2015
    Systematics of the Herpetofauna of the Northern Peninsular Malaysia
  • 2012 - 2013
    Program Kesedaran Alam UKM-MNS (Malaysian Nature Society)
  • 2011 - 2012
    Systematic of The Herpetofauna of The Northern Peninsular Malaysia

Publication

  • 2015
    Nurulhuda, Z., Daicus, B., Shukor, M.N., Fakhrul Hatta, M. & Norhayati, A. 2015. Spatial and temporal variationof amphibian assemblages at Kuala Gandah, Krau Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Malays. Appl. Biol. 44(2): 107-117
  • 2014
    L. Lee Grismer, Perry Jr L. Wood, Shahrul Anuar, Awal Riyanto, Norhayati Ahmad, Mohd A. Muin, Montri Sumontha, Jesse L. Grismer, Chan Kin Onn, Evan S. H. Quah, Olivier S. A. Pauwels. 2014. Systematics And Natural History Of Southeast Asian Rock Geckos (Genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) With Descriptions Of Eight New Species From Malaysia, Thailand, And Indonesia. Zootaxa 3880(1): Doi: Http://Dx.Doi.Org/10.11646/Zootaxa.3880.1.1
  • 2014
    Chan, K.O., Brown, R.M., Lim, K.K.P., Norhayati, A. & Grismer, L.L. 2014. A new species of frog (Amphibia: Anura: Ranidae) of the Hylarana signata complex from Peninsular Malaysia. Herpetologica 70(2): 228-240
  • 2014
    Elham Bagherirad, Norhayati Ahmad, Masoume Amirkhani2, Maimon Abdullah, Mansour Mesdaghi & Abdullah Kabudi. 2014. Seasonal habitat use of Persian Gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa subgutturosa) based on vegetation parameters at Golestan National Park, Iran. Arid Land Research & Management 28: 464-484. DOI: 10.1080/15324982.2013.868379
  • 2012
    Norhayati, A. & Maimon, A. 2012. Biodiversity of Sungai Santi Mangrove. Department of Environment & Earth Observation Centre, UKM.
  • 2011
    Masafumi Matsui, Amir Hamidy, Daicus M. Belabut, Norhayati, A., Somsak Panha, Ahmad Sudin, Wichase Khonsue, Hong-Shik Oh, Hoi-Sen Yong, Jiang-Ping Jian, and Kanto Nishikawa. 2011. Systematic relationships of oriental tiny frogs of the family Microhylidae (Amphibia, Anura) as revealed by mtDNA genealogy. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 61(1): 167-176. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.05.015 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2008
    Ibrahim Jaafar, Shahrul Anuar Mohd Sah, Norhayati, A., Chan Kin Onn, Mohd Abdul Muin Md. Akil. 2008. The Common Amphibians and Reptiles of Penang Island. State Forestry Department of Penang, Pulau Pinang. Pp. 116. ISBN 978-983-42880-2-0.
  • 2007
    Latiff, A. Norhayati, A. & Che Hashim Hassan. 2007. Endau Rompin State Park, Pahang: The Southern Star of Peninsular Malaysia. Forestry Department of Pahang. pp. 136.
  • 2005
    Norhayati Ahmad, Juliana Senawi, Lim Boo Liat. 2005. A Pocket Guide: Amphibians of Ulu Muda Forest Reserve. Forestry Department of Kedah State. pp. 159.
  • 2004
    Norhayati Ahmad, Juliana Senawi, Lim Boo Liat. 2004. Amphibians of Endau Rompin State Park. Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia. pp. 124. ISBN983-9269-27-5.

Presentation

  • 18-06-2014
    14th International Science Council of Asia Conference, Kuala Lumpur,18-19 June 2014, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, ICSU, ASM (Oral)
    Academy of Sciences Malaysia
  • 29-11-2011
    Symposium Scientific Expedition Langkawi Research Centre 2011: Bukit Sawak & Northern Coastal Langkawi. Danau Golf Club 29-30 Nov 2011 (Oral)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 15-11-2011
    International Symposium on Environment and Natural Resource. Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Equatorial Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya. 15-17 Nov 2011 (Keynote)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 22-06-2010
    Mammals of Tg. Agas, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Paper persented in the Conference of Marine Ecosystems 2010 (COMEM2010) 22-24 June 2010, Impiana Resort, Cherating, Pahang, Malaysia (Oral)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 26-02-2010
    Struktur komuniti dan biojisim hutan paya bakau di Johor Selatan. Paper presented at the “Simposium Kebangsaan Warisan & Pemuliharaan 2010”. Awana Porto Malai Resort, Langkawi, Kedah. 26-28 Feb. 2010. SEADPRI, UKM. (Paper)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 26-02-2010
    An updated checklist of the herpetofauna of Pulau Singa Besar, Langkawi, Peninsular Malaysia. Paper presented at the “Simposium Kebangsaan Warisan & Pemuliharaan 2010”. Awana Porto Malai Resort, Langkawi, Kedah. 26-28 Feb. 2010. SEADP (Paper)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 28-09-2009
    The tadpole and distribution of Theloderma licin (Anura: Rhacophoridae)., International Conference on "The Biology of Amphibians in the Sunda Region, South-east Asia", 28 Sep 2009 to 01 Oct 2009 (Paper)
    Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation (IBEC), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  • 28-09-2009
    Notes on some poorly know frogs from Peninsular Malaysia. Conference on Biology of the Amphibians in the Sunda Region, South-East Asia, 28 Sept – 1 Oct 2009 (Keynote)
    Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation (IBEC), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  • 03-05-2009
    Systematics of the genus Acanthosaura Gray 1931 (Squamata: Agamidae). 6th International Tropical Zoology Symposium, Zoological Research Museum, Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany, (Paper)
    Zoological Research Museum, Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany
  • 28-05-2008
    Biodiversity dan National Development: Achievements, Opportunities and Challenges, Kuala Lumpur 28-30 May 2008 (Paper)
    Academy of Sciences Malaysia and WWF Malaysia

Consultancy

  • 2014
    Survey of Wildlife at Proposed Kahang Dam, Kluang, Johor
  • 2014 - 2015
    Proposed Reclamation Works for Perak Eco Industrial Hub (Pecoh) at Bagan Datoh, Perak. Pecoh Perak Eco Industrial Hub
  • 2013
    Putrajaya Wetland. Species Composition and diversity of amphibians at Putrajaya Wetland
  • 2012
    DEIA for Phase 3 Reclamationa dn Dredging Works at Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas, Johor. PTP
  • 2011
    Carrying capacity of coral reef at Pulau Redang Marine Park. Marine Park
  • 2010 - 2011
    Shoreline Management Plan for Iskandar Johor. Proponent: Iskandar Region Development
  • 2009 - 2011
    DEIA study for 300MW Coal-fired IPP Project at Kg. Kenchang, Felda Sahabat, Lahad Datu, Sabah
  • 2009 - 2011
    DEIA Proposed Development of Sanitary Solid Waste Landfill at Sg. Udang, Melaka
  • 2006
    Assessment of the environment and carrying capacity of Sipadan Island
  • 2002
    Mangrove Assessment of the Reclamation Activities by the Singapore Government
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