Welcome Dr.Umi Kalsum binti Zolkafli@Zulkifly from University Malaya, Malaysia to be committee member!

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Dr.Umi Kalsum binti Zolkafli @ Zulkifly, Department of Quantity Surveying, University Malaya, Malaysia

Research Area:

Procurement and Contract  & Conservation 

Research Experience:

Umi Kalsum Zolkafli @ Zulkifly is a lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya since 2008 and promoted to senior lecturer in 2015. She graduated from the Universiti Teknologi Mara in 1996 with a Diploma in Quantity Surveying & in 1999 with a Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours). In August 2008, she graduated from the University of Technology, Malaysia with a Master of Construction Contract. Currently, she is doing her PhD in the area of Conservation at Universiti Teknologi Mara. Prior to his lecturing appointment, she had worked with Quantity Surveying Consultant Company for 10 years. She is a Registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia, Member of The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (MRISM) and Member of Badan Warisan Malaysia.


She has involved with several research as follows:

1. Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG),  Green Office: Designing, Green Specification, Procurement and Retrofitting. Case Study:UMCARES University of Malaya, Consultant, 2013 - 2016,

2. Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science), Cultural difference and how it affects pre-evacuation time in Malaysia, Consultant, 2012 - 2014,

3. Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science), The Challenges of Life Cycle Costing Application in Intelligent Building Project in Developing Nation., Consultant, 2012 – 2015.

4. Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science), Cost Analysis For Building Refurbishment Works, Prinsipal Investigator, 2012 – 2016.

5. Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science) Development of a Project Learning and Risk Management System for Pre-project Implementation: A Practical Approach to Planning Approval and Site layout Planning, Co-Researcher, 2009 – 2010.

6. Geran Penyelidikan Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) - The potential of Contract and Tender Document as Part of Occupational Safety and Health System, Co-Researcher, 2008 – 2009


She has published over 20 articles in journals, international and national conference proceedings focussing in the area of construction management, professional practice and conservation. She is also actively doing her consultancy job with Unit Perundingan Universiti Malaya and has been appointed as one of the Director for UPUM Sdn. Bhd