Brief CV

Employment History:​

  • April 2017 – present: Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
  • July 2015 – March 2017: Senior Programme Officer (Freshwater Conservation: Setiu Wetlands Conservation Project), WWF-Malaysia
  • October – December 2014: Research Assistant, University of Malaya

​Education

  • 2015 – Ph.D. (Entomology), Universiti Putra Malaysia (2015)
  • 2011-2014 – Ph.D. training in Biology, University of Turku, Finland (Erasmus Mundus exchange programme)
  • 2010 – M.Sc. (Environmental Conservation), Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 2007 – B.Sc. (Environment), Universiti Putra Malaysia

Research Interests

  • Conservation of wetlands (mangroves, peat swamp, freshwater) and flagship species
  • Integrative taxonomy of beetles (Coleoptera), mainly Lampyridae (fireflies)
  • Biodiversity inventory and monitoring
  • Virtual repatriation of Malaysian and Singaporean specimens in foreign natural history museums