University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Science

Digital Environment






School / Department

Research fields

Alex Lechner


Environmental and Geographical Sciences

  • Belt and road initative
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • GIS, landscape ecology
  • Mining, remote sensing
  • Socio-environmental modelling, spatial planning
  • Sustainable cities

Andy Chan 


Civil Engineering

  • Air pollution, atmospheric modelling
  • Environmental engineering
  • Civil engineering, fluid mechanics
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Carbon fibres

Belle Ooi


Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Wireless communication
  • IOT
  • Antenna design
  • Embedded system
  • Global positioning system (GPS)

Ee Phin Wong


Environmental and Geographical Sciences

  • Wildlife behaviour and biology
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Elephants, human-elephant conflict
  • Impact of roads on wildlife
  • Policy and advocacy

Gnanam Gnanagurunathan


Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Antenna
  • Energy harvesting
  • Rectennas
  • Metamaterial
  • Optical communication
  • Microwave filters
Kalaimagal Ramakrishnan 0000-0002-6954-1433 Foundation in Science
  • Intelligent human computer interaction
  • Knowledge management
  • Big data
Khai Ching Ng 0000-0001-9850-0537 Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering, fluid mechanics, Computational fluid dynamics
  • Smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), mesh-less method, particle method
  • Numerical computing, object-oriented programming, parallel computing (GPGPU)
  • Fluid structural interaction, ocean energy harvesting, virtual surgery, physiological flow modelling
Lawal Billa 0000-0002-6894-5145 Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • Geoscience and environment monitoring using geospatial science modelling
  • GIS and remote sensing
  • Flood disasters and resilience
  • Landuse, urban environment and climate change
Matthew Ashfold 0000-0002-2191-1554 Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • Air pollution
  • Climate variability and change
  • Atmospheric modelling
Thamilvaani Arvaree 0000-0002-7292-5075 Foundation in Science
  • Cloud computing
  • Software requirements
  • Software engineering, software quality
  • Measurements, metrics
Tomas Maul 0000-0002-3563-1115 Computer Science
  • Neural computation, neural networks
  • Deep learning
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Data science
  • Optimisation