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Department of Urban & Regional Planning

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The department aspires to be a centre of excellence in urban and regional planning studies and research in the Asia-Pacific region. The region provides a living laboratory where urban and regional issues can be identified, analyzed and examined, and strategies formulated.

To be an internationally renowned school of urban planning in research, innovation, publication and teaching

To produce professional town planning graduates who are creative, innovative and critical in the development and implementation of sustainable spatial planning and competitive in managerial and technological aspects within the national and global contexts.

Academic Objectives
To promote interest and knowledge of urban and regional planning that is sensitive to the cultural and environmental context.

  • To produce skilled and ethical professionals who can practise urban planning locally and internationally.
  • To develop analytical and problem solving capabilities for the benefit of the society
  • To develop technical competency for comprehensive and creative planning.
  • To enhance the development of urban planning profession in the country
Head of Department
Dr. Goh Hong Hing

PhD(BONN)(2007), Rheinisce  Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn
MSc (UTM)(2000), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
BURP(UTM) (1998), Universiti Teknologi  Malaysia (UTM)

Dr. TPs Melasutra Md Dali
Associate Professor
Gs. Dr. Rosilawati binti Zainol
Associate Professor
Hj. Mohamed Jamil bin Ahmad
Associate Professor (Industry)
Dato Mohd Jaafar bin Mohd Atan
Adjunct Professor
Dr. Nikmatul Adha binti Nordin
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Yong Adilah binti Shamsul Harumain
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Peter Aning anak Tedong
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Zakaria Alcheikh Mahmoud Awad
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Gs Nor Aulia binti Rosni
Senior Lecturer

Last Updated: 22/07/2019