Imperial College London

Dr Norpadzlihatun Manap

Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Visiting Researcher



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Dr Atun Manap is a Lecturer at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) and currently she is based at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London as a Visiting Researcher, starting end of January 2019. Her research is on the sustainable management of sediments and also green construction and risk management.

She holds a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and a master’s degree in Engineering Management from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). In 2010, she secured a place in the Malaysia-Imperial Doctorate Programme, a split PhD program between UPM and Imperial, and worked on sediment management, graduating with PhD in Environmental Research from Imperial College London in 2014.

Dr Atun is a Professional Technologist recognised by the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT) and a Graduate Engineer registered under the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). She is also an Incorporated member of The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

At UTHM, she has secured grants amounting to GBP27,000 and published more than 20 articles in high impact journals and proceedings. Her H index is 9 in Google Scholar and 6 in Scopus (March 2019). An MSc (by research) student, 6 MSc (by taught course) students and more than 30 undergraduate students have graduated under her supervision, of which most of them continued to serve construction industry as project executives and technologists. She was also the Head of Programme for MSc in Construction Technology Management at UTHM, prior to joining Imperial College London as a Visiting Researcher.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Lee TC, Ahmad ANA, Pu'ad NASM, et al., 2018, Adsorption Efficiency of Polyvinyl Alcohol -Alginate Beads on Cr (VI): Effect of pH and Temperature, International Journal of Integrated Engineering, Vol:10, ISSN:2229-838X, Pages:142-146

Abdellah RH, Masrom MAN, Chen GK, et al., 2018, Investigating benefits of net zero energy buildings (NZEBs) for healthcare buildings: Preliminary findings from architect's perspective, Malaysian Construction Research Journal, Vol:4, ISSN:1985-3807, Pages:2-19

Manap N, Hassan N, Syahrom N, 2017, PREPARATION OF VOCATIONAL COLLEGE GRADUATES AS SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THE LOCAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, Journal of Technical Education and Training, Vol:9, ISSN:2229-8932, Pages:69-80

Manap N, Voulvoulis N, Manap N, et al., 2016, Data analysis for environmental impact of dredging, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol:137, ISSN:0959-6526, Pages:394-404


Ariffin NA, Haslizam NN, Samsurrijal SA, et al., 2018, A comparative study of physical and mechanical properties of wood plastic composite produced from different agriculture residues, Pages:2977-2986

Manap N, Noh NHM, Syahrom N, 2018, Recruitment criteria and attraction strategies for local trained labour in Malaysia's construction industry, International Conference on Eco Engineering Development (ICEED), IOP PUBLISHING LTD, ISSN:1755-1307

Manap N, Tan KY, Syahrom N, 2018, Main issues of pile foundation at waterfront development and its prevention method, International Conference on Eco Engineering Development (ICEED), IOP PUBLISHING LTD, ISSN:1755-1307

Manap N, Jeyaramah N, Syahrom N, 2018, Factor and prevention method of landslide event at FELCRA Semungkis, Hulu Langat, Selangor, International Conference on Eco Engineering Development (ICEED), IOP PUBLISHING LTD, ISSN:1755-1307

Manap N, Goh YK, Syahrom N, 2018, Compulsory of Malaysia's Quality Assessment System in Construction (QLASSIC), International Conference on Eco Engineering Development (ICEED), IOP PUBLISHING LTD, ISSN:1755-1307

Manap N, Muhamad NI, Sandirasegaran K, 2017, Strength and water absorption rate of concrete made from palm oil fuel ash, Pages:261-264, ISSN:0255-5476

Syahrom NS, Nasrudin NS, Yasin NM, et al., 2017, Relationship of saving habit determinants among undergraduate students: A case study of UiTM Negeri Sembilan, Kampus Seremban, International Research and Innovation Summit (IRIS), IOP PUBLISHING LTD, ISSN:1757-8981

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