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educator , waste management administrator

Agamuthu Periathamby, waste management administrator, educator. Achievements include research in innovative solutions for waste management; development of value addition of organic wastes; development of solidification and stabilization solutions for hazardous wastes. Recipient Gold medal, Salon International Des Inventions Geneve, 2005, Bronze medal, University Malaya, 2009.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Malaya, Malaysia, 1974. Master of Science, University Malaya, Malaysia, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Malaya, Malaysia, 1984.

Career

Center manager Malaysian University Consortium Environment and Development, Kuala Lumpur, 2001—2006. Lecturer, Faculty of Science University Malaya, 1989—1996, associate professor, Faculty of Science, 1996—2001, deputy dean, Institute Postgrad. Studies and Research, 1994—1996, deputy director, Center Environment Studies and Management, 1997—2004, deputy head, Sponsored Research Unit, Institute Research Management & Consultancy, 2005—2006, head and research director, Solid and Hazardous Wastes Laboratory, since 1997, professor, Faculty of Science, since 2001.

Managing editor Journal Waste Management and Research, Austria, since 2001. Editor-in-chief Malaysian Journal Science, Malaysia, since 2001. Pro-tem president Malaysian Society Solid Waste Management Expert, Petaling Jaya, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in innovative solutions for waste management. Development of value addition of organic wastes. Development of solidification and stabilization solutions for hazardous wastes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Solid Waste: Principles and Management (ISBN 983-2085-2026-8). Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board member Rama Subbiah Scholarship Fund Board, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Education, Welfare and Research Foundation, K. Kumarasivam Endowment Fund Board. Member of Solid Waste Association Asia and the Pacific Islands, International Solid Waste Association, Environmental Management and Research Association Malaysia, Environmental Protection Society Malaysia, Malaysian Plant Physiology Society.

Connections

Married.