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ENGINEERING & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Ts. Sr. Nadzirah Zainordin

Ts. Sr. Nadzirah Zainordin

Programme Leader - Quantity Surveying
Faculty of Engineering and The Built Environment
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:
  1. PhD Candidates, Razak School of Engineering and Advance Technology University of Technology Malaysia Aug 2016 – ongoing
  2. MSc Quantity Surveying School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Heriot-Watt University, UK
  3. BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying International University College of Technology Twintech
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION:
  1. Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor, MRICS – 5012950
  2. Professional Registered Quantity Surveyor (PQS), Board of Quantity Surveyor Malaysia (BQSM)- 2017/PQS01864
  3. Member of Royal Institute of Surveyor Malaysia, RISM – which bring the prefix of Sr, M6452
  4. Malaysia Board of Technology, MBOT –which bring the prefix of Ts, PT18070340
RESEARCH AREA:
Sustainable Development, Building Information Modelling, Sustainable Higher Education institution, QS Practices

PUBLICATION LIST:
Proceeding
  1. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2019), Sustainability Criteria for Higher Education Institution, International Postgraduate Conferences on Arts, Education and Business (IPCAEB 2019), 2-4 July 2019, Langkawi.
  2. Nadzirah Zainordin, Yeo Wen Yin (2019), Emerging Affordable and Sustainable Housing: A Conceptual Review, International Postgraduate Conferences on Engineering, Science and Technology (IPCEST 2019), 2-4 April 2019, Hatyai Thailand.
  3. Prem Kumar Paramasivam, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Cause Contributing to Defect at High-Rise Residential Building: The Conceptual Study, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  4. Jafrey Hısham, Ahmad Faris Omar, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Challenges Faced by Quantity Surveying Firm When Expanding Abroad: An Insight from Malaysia’s Quantity Surveyor, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  5. Dzanaria Malek, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), The Challengers Factors in Implementing Forest City Concept: An Insight from Johor Bahru’s Construction Players, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  6. Angela Ting Mee Yii, Nadzirah Zainordin, Chieng Tiong Koh (2019), Readiness in Applying Building Information Modelling Concept among Quantity Surveyor in Sarawak, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  7. Angela Ting Mee Yii, Nadzirah Zainordin, Chieng Tiong Koh (2019), Barriers in Adopting Building Information Modelling among Construction’s Players in Sarawak, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  8. Kuhan Manoharan, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Affordable Housing – The Literature Review, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  9. Ahmad Faris Omar, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Investigating Interoperability and Interfacing Issues on Building Information Modelling among Construction Players in Malaysia at Pre-Contract Stage, International Postgraduate Conferences on Arts, Education and Business (IPCAEB 2019), 2-4 July 2019, Langkawi.
  10. Nurzalikha Sa’adi, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Application of Green Technology Among the Contractors in Central Region of Sarawak, Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Vol. 16. No. 2 (1-9), ISSN: 1823-884x
  11. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2019), Review on the Strength and Weaknesses of Sustainability Implementation for Higher Education Institution, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-8 Issue-5S, page23-27, March, 2019
  12. Nurzalikha Sa’adi, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Assessing The Adoption Of Green Technology Among The Contractor In Central Region Of Sarawak (Mukah, Sibu And Bintulu), RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  13. Woon Will Lee, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), An Identification Of Building Maintenance Criteria Toward Green Building Residential Project, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor
  14. Lee Jia Hui, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Exploratory study on the implication of building information modelling ( BIM ) in the legal aspect: An insight of Malaysia’s construction industry, RISM Postgraduate Conference (RPgC1.0 2019), 20 April 2019, SEGi University, Selangor.
  15. Zamzarina Md Judyar, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Framework of Green Building Maintenance, 4th International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering and Technology Research (IPCETR 2019), 3- 5 September 2019, Bandung Indonesia.
  16. Siti Atikah Ghazali, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Effectiveness of Facilities Management for Public School’s Classroom, International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2019), 3- 5 September 2019, Bandung Indonesia.
  17. Ahmad Faris Omar, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Evaluation of Value Management Awareness among Construction Player’s in Malaysia, International Conference on Management, Business and Humanities 2019, 14-16 October 2019, Bangkok Thailand.
  18. Yeo Wen Yin, Nadzirah Zainordin (2018), Affordable Sustainable Housing Project: A Literature Review, Conferences Towards Livable, Resilient and Competitive Cities International Conference Research Management & Innovation Complex University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2nd - 3rd October 2018
  19. Dzanaria Malek, Nadzirah Zainordin (2018), Forest City Concept Implementation – A Literature Review, Conferences Towards Livable, Resilient and Competitive Cities International Conference Research Management & Innovation Complex University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2nd - 3rd October 2018
  20. Bao Tsekhai Bao Soo Nang, Nadzirah Zainordin (2018), An Identification Of Critical Success Factors Of Scope Creep In Project Management, Conferences Towards Livable, Resilient and Competitive Cities International Conference Research Management & Innovation Complex University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2nd - 3rd October 2018
  21. Bridget Shieh Hua Hsu, Nadzirah Zainordin (2018), Critical Success Factors In Minimising Abandoned Project, Conferences Towards Livable, Resilient and Competitive Cities International Conference Research Management & Innovation Complex University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2nd - 3rd October 2018
  22. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2018), Critical Success factors Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education Institutions, 7th International Graduate Conference on Engineering Science & Humanity 2018 (IGCESH 2018), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, 3 – 15 August 2018.
  23. Ho Khay Siang, Nadzirah Zainordin (2018), An Insight of Sustainable Transportation: A Study in Klang Valley, 3rd Undergraduate Seminar 2018, 15 May 2018, UiTM Perak. ISBN978-967-5741-67-8
  24. Ahmad Faris Omar, Nadzirah Zainordin, Voon Yik Mean, Toh Tien Choon (2018), Building Information Modelling Interoperability and Interfacing Issues with Designers at Pre-Contract Stage, 2nd ASIA International Multidisciplinary conferences 2018, 12-13 May 2018, UTM JB.
  25. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2018), Sustainability Assessment for Higher Education Institutions: A Review on Strength and Weaknesses, 3rd International Conference on Applied Science & Technology, 10-12 April 2018, Penang.
  26. Nadzirah Zainordin, Magdalen Petrus, Wahida Wahi (2018), Readiness in Implementing Green Residential: A Study Among Sarawak Construction’s Practitioners, SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, (LAHORE), ISSN 1013-5316, ISI INDEXED, 30(1),33-37,2018 ISSN 1013-5316; CODEN: SINTE 8
  27. Prem Kumar, Nadzirah Zainordin (2018), Exploration of Cause Contributing Defect at High-Rise Residential Building in Klang Valley – A Literature Review, 15 May 2018, UiTM Perak. ISBN978-967-5741-67-8
  28. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2017), Sustainability Assessment for Higher Education Institutions: A Critical Successful Factors of Implementation, 3rd Asia International Conference (AIC 2017), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Scopus
  29. Dayang Siti Hazimmah Mohd Ali, Nadzirah Zainordin (2017), Risk and Reward of Green Building Material: A Study among Sarawak Construction Player, 3rd Asia International Conference (AIC 2017), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Scopus
  30. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2017), Sustainability Assessment for Higher Education Institutions: A Literature Review, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Urban Design and Livable Cities (SUDLiC 2017), 10 October 2017, Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Proceeding ISBN978-967-15384-1-8. Scopus
  31. Nadzirah Zainordin, Zamzarina Md Judyar (2017), Towards Sustainable Campus: A Study on Physical Development Planning Across Four Different Institutions, International Conferences on Economics & Social Sciences (ICESS 2017), Putrajaya.
  32. Nadzirah Zainordin, Siti Nur Aishah Md Noor (2017), Green Building Concept Implementation for Residential Project: An Insight Among Construction Players in Sarawak, International Conference on Advance in Business Management and Information Technology (ICABMIT 2017), Kuala Lumpur.
  33. Nadzirah Zainordin, Muhd Zaihafiz Zainal Abidin (2017), Sustainable Urban Transportation: Progress and Potential in Sarawak, 15th International Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ICSSH 2017), Kuala Lumpur.
  34. Nadzirah Zainordin, Wahida Wahi, Magdalen Petrus, Chieng Tiong Koh (2017), Sustainable Development Attitude: A Study on Perception among Private & Public Higher Learning Institutions Student in Malaysia, 15th International Conference on Researches in Science and Technology (ICRST 2017), Kuala Lumpur.
  35. Nadzirah Zainordin, Magdalen Petrus, Wahida Wahi (2017), Readiness in Implementing Green Residential: A Study Among Sarawak Construction Practitioners, 3rd International Conference on Knowledge and Education Technology (ICKET 2017), Sarawak.
  36. Nadzirah Zainordin, Magdalen Petrus, Wahida Wahi (2017), Buyer’s Perception on Green Residential Building: A Study in Sarawak, 3rd International Conference on the Life Sciences and Sustainability (ICLSS 2017), Sarawak.
  37. Nadzirah Zainordin, Magdalen Petrus, Wahida Wahi (2016), The Key Barriers in Implementing Sustainable Construction: A Study among Construction’s Practitioner’s in Sarawak Malaysia, 20th ASEAN Forum on Business Education Conference 2016 (AFBE 2016) Sarawak.
  38. Nadzirah Zainordin, IbrahimSaleh (2016), Construction’s Player Perception towards an Implementation of Intelligent Building in Malaysia, An International Multi-Disciplinary Graduate Conferences 2016 (GraCe2016) Terengganu.
  39. Nadzirah Zainordin, IbrahimSaleh (2016), Barrier in Implementation Intelligent Building Concept in Malaysian Construction Industry, 1st International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering (I2C2E) Melacca, ISBN: 978-93-86083-34-0.
  40. Nadzirah Zainordin (2016), An Exploratory Study of Readiness on Implementing Sustainable Construction in Sibu Malaysia, 2nd International Conference Green and Environmental Technology 2016 (ICGET2016) Kuala Lumpur.
  41. Nadzirah Zainordin (2016), Barriers in the Incorporation and Implementation of Sustainable Development in Malaysia, Proceeding: 7th International Borneo Business Conference 2016 (IBBC 2016) Kota Kinabalu Sabah.
  42. Nadzirah Zainordin, Amirul Imran M. Ali (2013), User Perception Towards Green Building Practices at Pusat Tenaga Malaysia (GEO Building), Proceeding: 2nd International Conference on Environment, Agriculture and Food Science (ICEAFS’2013), Proceeding Planetary Scientific Research Centre, ISBN: 978-93-82242-29-1 pp. 80-83.

Journal & Publication
  1. Nurzalikha Sa’adi, Nadzirah Zainordin (2019), Application of Green Technology Among the Contractors in Central Region of Sarawak, Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Vol. 16. No. 2 (1-9), ISSN: 1823-884x
  2. Nadzirah Zainordin, Syuhaida Ismail (2019), Review on the Strength and Weaknesses of Sustainability Implementation for Higher Education Institution, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-8 Issue-5S, page23-27, March, 2019
  3. Nadzirah Zainordin, Magdalen Petrus, Wahida Wahi (2018), Readiness in Implementing Green Residential: A Study Among Sarawak Construction’s Practitioners, SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, (LAHORE), ISSN 1013-5316, ISI INDEXED, 30(1),33-37,2018 ISSN 1013-5316; CODEN: SINTE 8
  4. Nadzirah Zainordin, Muhd Zaihafiz Zainal Abidin (2017), "An Insight of Sustainable Urban Transportation Progress in Sarawak", International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER), Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2017, 58 – 62. IF 3.791
  5. Nadzirah Zainordin, Muhd Zaihafiz Zainal Abidin (2017), Sustainable Urban Transportation: Progress and Potential in Sarawak, International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No.2, pp. 2473-2486. ISSN 2454-5899.
  6. Nadzirah Zainordin, Siti Nur Aishah Md Noor (2017), Green Building Concept Implementation for Residential Project: An Insight Among Construction Players in Sarawak, International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT), Vol. 5, Issues 3(special issues), IF 2.05.
  7. Nadzirah Zainordin, Wahida Wahi, Magdalen Petrus, Chieng Tiong Koh (2017), Sustainable Development Attitude: A Study on Perception among Private & Public Higher Learning Institutions Student in Malaysia, International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 3 Issues 2, pp 514-524. ISSN 2454-5880.
  8. Nadzirah Zainordin (2016), An Exploratory Study of Readiness on Implementing Sustainable Construction in Sibu Malaysia, ISSN: 1013-5316; CODEN: SINTE 8, Sci.Int. (Lahore), 28(5), 4501-4506, 2016.
  9. Nadzirah Zainordin, Carmen Tan Yee Mei (2015), An Insight of Sustainable Development- A Study Among Construction Professional in Malaysia, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, January-2015 ISSN 2229-5518. Indexed Journal
  10. Nadzirah Zainordin, Siti Marina Abdullah, Zarita Ahmad (2012), Users Perception Towards Energy Efficient Buildings, Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 91-105. [calculating Impact Factor 0.041 under journal management system] Indexed Journal
  11. Nadzirah, Siti Marina Abdullah, Zarita Ahmad (2012), Light and Space: Users Perception Towards Energy Efficient Buildings, ISSN: 1877-0428 Procedia –Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 36 pg. 51-60, 2012, Published by Elsevier B.V. Scopus

GRANTS RECEIVED:
  1. Title of Research: The Key Barriers in Implementing Sustainable Building Construction in Sarawak, Malaysia
    Role: Main Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 8,360.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: June 2016– within 24 months - completed in December 2016
  2. Title of Research: Green Residential: A Perspective towards Sarawak Builders
    Role: Co- Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 9,500.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: June 2016 – March 2017
  3. Title of Research: Toward Sustainable Campus: A Study on Physical Development Planning Across Four Different Institutions
    Role: Main Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 12, 659.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: September 2016– July 2017
  4. Title of Research: Sustainable Urban Transportation: Progress and Potentials in Sarawak.
    Role: Main Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 10,160.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: September 2016– July 2017
  5. Title of Research: Sustainable Development Attitude: A Study on Perception among Private & Public Higher Learning Institutions Student in Malaysia.
    Role: Co-Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 11,700.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: December 2016– July 2017
  6. Title of Research: Risk & Reward of Green Building Material: A Study Among Sarawak Construction Players in Kuching, Miri & Sibu.
    Role: Co-Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 9,000.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: June 2017– July 2019
  7. Title of Research: Assessing the Adoption of Building Index Modeling (BIM) among Construction Practitioners in Sarawak
    Role: Co-Researcher
    Amount of Research Grant: RM 11,500.00
    Funding by: UCTS
    Status: December 2017– December 2019
    Total Amount Secured: RM 72, 879.00

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