Prof. Madya Dr. Main Rindam


 
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Prof. Madya Dr. Main Rindam
Phone : 04-6533932
Fax     :04-6576000
Email    : rmain@usm.my
Geography, Hydrometeorology, Tourism (Hydrotourism), Environmental Studies, Psychology & motivation

Profile

Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (Hydrometeorology) 2002, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Master of Arts (Geography) 1990, Universiti Malaya
  • B.Arts. (Hons.) Geography)  1986, Universiti Malaya

Research

 Key Research Area:

  • Geography
  • Hydrometeorology
  • Tourism (Hydrotourism)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Psychology & motivation

Publication

 Selected Journal Articles:

  1. Main Rindam & Fatan Hamamah Yahaya. 2014. Analisis SWOT© Prospek Pembangunan Ekotourism di Petempatan Orang Asli Lanoh, Perak dalam Geografia: Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, Vol. 10 (5). Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. 11 pages.
  2. Ishaku Yakubu Bashir, Mohamad Yusoff Izham, Rindam Main, Vertical Electrical Sounding Investigation of Aquifer Composition and Its Potential to Yield Groundwater in Some Selected Towns in Bida Basin of North Central Nigeria, Journal of Geography and Geology  (vol.6:1, 2014) 10 pages (60-69)
  3. Main Rindam, Wan Fazah Wan Ahmad, Mohamad Hashim Othman & Azmi Hassan, PIMPIN sebagai kaedah melestarikan modal insan kakitangan universiti. Journal of Human Capital Development, 2013, 6(1), 22 pages
  4. Main R. and Fatimah H., Stimulating Urban Environment Sustainability Through Edible Garden Plants, Health and the Environment in Health and Environment Journal (HEJ), Vol. 3(1) 31 January 2012. 13 pages.
  5. Mohamed Zaini Omar, Main Rindam & Che Supian Mohamad Nor, Pencapaian kredit mikro Amanah Ikhtiar malaysia (AIM) dalam lanskap pembangunan luar bandar: Satu penilaian, Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2012, 8(2), 12 pages
  6. Izham M. Yusoff, Wan Rozali W. Hussin, Fatimah Hassan, Nurwati Badarulzaman, Mohamed Z. Omar, Main Rindam, Meningkatkan Kualiti Hidup sosial: satu Kajian Kes di Kawasan Gugusan FELDA Trolak, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. Perspektif, 2012, Vol.4 (2), 15 pages.
  7. Siti Fadzilatulhusni Mohd Sani & Main Rindam, Analisis taburan hujan dan impaknya lepada sumber air di Pulau Pinang., GEOGRAFIA online. Malaysia Journal of Society and Space 7 issue 1 (65 - 75), 2011, 10 pages

Selected Book Chapters:

  1. Main Rindam & Noresah Mohd Shariff. 2010. Challenge and opportunity in Distance Education for Geography Section In Current Issues for Human environmental in Malaysia (edt.) Yazid Saleh, Fauziah Che Leh & Mazdi Marzuki. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Publication. 18 pages. ISBN 978-983-3759-50-7.
  2. Main Rindam. 2010. Air Pollution in Malaysia in Preservation and Conservation Environment in Malaysia. (edt.) Haliza Abdul Rahman & Rohasliney Hashim. Universiti Sains Malaysia Publication. 20 pages.978-983-861-442-9.
  3. Main Rindam. 2013. Landslide and the problems of Environmental Development in Malaysia: How geography curriculum can help young generation to understand in Malaysia current issues in geography education, edt. Habibah Lateh, Wan Rozali Wan Hussin, Sibly Maros & Misni Surif. Chap.9.11 pages PPPJJ, USM. ISBN 798-967-394-183-4.
  4. Main Rindam. 2014. Resident of Penang Island Lifestyle in the Daily use of Water Resources in Sustainable Lifestyle (edt) Main Rindam, Suresh Kumar N. Vellymalay & Shaik Abdullah Hassan Mydin. Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh (USM) Publication. 31 pages. ISBN 978-983-41834-8-6.
  5. Main Rindam, Fatimah Hassan & Duini @ Vini Sintih. 2014. Tourist Lifestyle and future ecotourism base tourism in Kinabalu National Park in Sustainable Lifestyle (edt) Main Rindam, Suresh Kumar N. Vellymalay & Shaik Abdullah Hassan Mydin. Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh (USM) Publication. 12 pages. ISBN 978-983-41834-8-6.
  6. Rosmini Sulaiman & Main Rindam. 2014. Preserving the lifestyle of women at Pantai Sabak trough Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia loan in Sustainable Lifestyle (edt) Main Rindam, Suresh Kumar N. Vellymalay & Shaik Abdullah Hassan Mydin. Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh (USM) Publication. 15 pages. ISBN 978-983-41834-8-6.
  7. Main Rindam. 2015. Gua Sebagai Aset Semula jadi di Lembah Lenggong dalam Lembah Lenggong dari Pelbagai Perspektif (edt) Sakinah Abu Bakar. Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. 20 pages. 978-983-49012-8-8.
  8. Main Rindam & Fatimah Hassan. 2015. Lembah Lenggong Sebagai Industri Pelancongan yang Lestari In Prospek Pelancongan di Lembah Lenggong (edt) Zuraini Zakaria. Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. 24 pages. 978-983-49012-8-8.
  9. Main Rindam. 2016. Sumber Air dan Ketamadunan Sungai Batu Purba di Lembah Merbok, Kedah dalam Warisan Lembah Bujang Tamadun Terbilang (edt) Sakinah Abu Bakar. Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
  10. Main Rindam. 2016. Sungai Batu Purba Sebagai Sumber Warisan Alam Di Merbok, Kedah dalam Warisan Lembah Bujang Tamadun Terbilang (edt) Sakinah Abu Bakar. Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
  11. Main Rindam & Mastura Jaafar. 2016. Perniagaan Lokan (polymesoda expansa) dan Ketam Nipah (syclla serrata) di Lembah Merbok, Sungai Petani, Kedah dalam Pelancongan dan Keusahawanan Di Lembah Bujang (edt) Sakinah Abu Bakar. Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Teaching

 Geography:

  1. Introducation to Geography JMG 101 (2 semester per year) 1993/94 & 1996/97. Year 1. One lecturer, 400 students.
  2. Introduction to Development Study JMG 103 (2 semester per year) 1991/92 & 1992/92. Year 1. One lecturer,   250 students.
  3. Human Geography -JMG 202 (2 semester per year) 1993/94. 1996/97 & 2001/02. One lecturer, 100-200 students.
  4. Geography of ASEAN Region (2 semeser per year) 1992/94 & 1994/95. One lecturer, 100-200 students.
  5. Geomorphology –JMG 204 (2 semester per year) 1993/93, 1996/97 & 2002/03. One lecturer, 50-100 students.
  6. Physical Geography -JMG 201 (2 semester per year) 1995/96. One lecturer, 200-300 students.
  7. Quantitative Geography (JMG317)(2 semester per year) 2001/02, & 2003/04. One-two lecturers, 100-150 students.
  8. Technique’s in Geography (JMG213E) (2 semester) 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09 & 2009/2010 (shared with other lecturer). 80-100 students.
  9. Hydrology and water resources mangement (JMG315) (2 semester per year) 1996/97, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09 & 2009/2010, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16. one lecturer, 50-150 students.
  10. Economic Geography and Development (2 semester per year) 2005/06, one lecturer, 50-100 students.
  11. Weather and Climate –JMG417 (2 semester per year) 2006/2007, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15., 2015/16.   one lecturer, 50-100 students.
  12. Environmental Planning & Natural Resources Management (JMG416E), 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/2010. 2 semester, one lecturer, 30-100 students.
  13. Geographical Field Work Project (JMG 430), since 1995. 2 Semester, 6-7 lectures. 30-50 sudents.

Continuing Education:

  1. KEDA – Trainer, Training of Trainers: Pre-school teachers & staff, Arwana Hotel, Langkawi, Kedah. Frequency (4) 2004. Disember.
  2. Taska Sirim Berhad, Sirim Main building 2, SIRIM Berhad, Shah Alam. Frequency (4) 2005.
  3. Taska Sirim Berhad, Cameron Highland, SIRIM Berhad, Shah Alam. Frequency (2) 2006.
  4. KEDA – Trainer, Training of Trainers: Workshop for Staff Development on NLP. Puteri Bayu Resort, Pangkor Island, Perak. October 2008. (Frequency 4).
  5. SIRIM, 2009. Prenting Development of Neuro Language Program (NLP’s) ; Creative Problem’s Solving. 21 December 2009. Shah Alam, Selangor (Frequency 2)
  6. PBA 210. Psikologi Kerja dan Motivasi. School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 3 classes/course (Frequency 3) 2011.

Supervision

 PhD:

  1. Ali Mansour Ali Saad (P-OD0024/09(R)), Ph.D (Research Mode), A Study Of Desertification And Land Degradation In North-West Of Libya Using Remote Sensing. Co-Supervisor, 2014.
  2. Roselan Bin Abdul Rahman (S-OD0012/15(R)), Ph.D (Research Mode –Active), Model Proses Geomorfologi Di Kawasan Sublembangan Sungai Sedim. 2015/16-

Master:

  1. Duini @ Vini Binti Sinteh (S-OM0010/04(R)), Taman Kinabalu as Main Tourism Attraction in Sabah and its Impact to Local Communities-, Main Supervisor. 2012.
  2. Roselan Bin Abdul Rahman (S-OM0083/11(R)), Effect Of Weather Change In Sungai Relau Water Quality- Main Supervisor. 2015
  3. Ishaku Bashir Yakubu (P-OM0009/12(R)), Groundwater Survey In Bida Basin, Niger State Nigeria Using Electrical Resistivity Data And Three Dimensional Geographical Information System- Co-Supervisor. 2014

Recognition

  1. Academic Assessor/External Examiner/ Member of Board of Studies for USM postgraduate student (Since 2010)
  2. Member, 1995-2015. Malaysian Geographer Association
  3. Chairman of National Conference of Environment and Community Development, 2007. School of Distance Education, USM
  4. Fellows for PiPPA, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Since 2014)
  5. Trainer, Training of Trainers, Pusat Transformasi Insan, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Since 2010)