Shamila joined UTM in 2001 and lectures in Environmental Management and Water Quality Management. She completed her tertiary education at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a PhD in Environmental Chemistry. Currently she is the Head of Environmental Engineering Laboratory and the Coordinator of Civil Engineering Final Year Project. She is a member of International Water Association (IWA) and World Seagrass Association (WSA) and her research interest includes study on nutrient cycling, nutrient enrichment and alterations of inland, estuarine and coastal waters.
Water Quality Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Monitoring & Sampling, Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Research Methodology & Pre-Project.
Shamila is a member of Impact & Restoration of Water Bodies Research Group and research projects underway include:
- Determining nutrient over-enrichment and developing nutrient management strategies to control eutrophication in lakes and estuaries
- Landuse impact and variation in biochemical properties on intertidal seagrass shoal
- Gastropods as indicator of heavy metal contamination in coastal areas
- Design and development of urban food production system for resilience