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Zeeda Fatimah Mohamad

Biography

Zeeda is an Associate Professor at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya (UM). She received her BSc. in Ecology from Universiti Malaya; MSc in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University and PhD in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Sussex. Her research interest is primarily to understand the relationship between the development of science, technology and innovation (STI) and environmental protection, particularly within the context of sustainable development and associated challenges to late-industrialising countries. Zeeda was the coordinator of the UM campus greening secretariat from 2009 - 2013, the founding director of the university's Sustainability and Community Centre and was one of architects of the current set-up of the UM Campus Sustainability Living Lab programme. She is UM’s representatives for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Malaysian Chapter since its inception. This year she leads the coordination of UM’s Transformation Taskforce on Campus Greening Programme and is the university’s representative for the ASEAN University Network on Ecological Education and Culture. In the very near future, she will be heading the new UM Sustainability and Development Centre where her responsibility lies in coordinating the university’s sustainability transitions towards the 2030 SDGs.