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agriculturist , researcher

Aminah Hamzah, Malaysian agriculturist, researcher. Recipient Silver medal, Malaysian Invention and Design Innovation Exhibition, 1997; Hubert Humphrey fellow, University Washington, 2000-2001. Fellow: Malaysian Science Association (honorary secretary 2000-2001); member: Malaysian Research Scientists.

Background

Hamzah, Aminah was born on April 27, 1955 in Pulai Chondong, Malaysia. Daughter of Hamzah Awang Yeh and Halimah Haji Daud.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, 1979. Master of Science in Tropical Forestry, Georg-August University, Goettingen, Germany, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1995.

Career

Credit officer Agriculture Bank Malaysia, Terengganu, 1980—1981, Kelantan, Malaysia, 1981—1982. Research officer Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Selangor, 1982—1993, senior research officer, since 1993. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Malaysian Science Association (honorary secretary 2000-2001). Member: Malaysian Research Scientists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, gardening, cooking.

Connections

father:
Hamzah Awang Yeh

mother:
Halimah Haji Daud