Dr. Shamsu Mohamad

Staff Academic Shamsu    Senior Lecturer (DS52)
[Product Design]
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Shamsu Mohamad is Senior Lecturer of Design at the School of Arts, University Science of Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Ceramics degree in UiTM, Malaysia and graduated with a Master of Industrial Design from the Central St.Martins in United Kingdom. Shamsu also had the chance to do an in-depth study about the process of kiln firing in Mino, Kamezaki, Japan in 1999. ShamsuMomamad is a Phd holder from School of Housing, Building and Planning, at the UniversitiSains Malaysia. His current research interest is in design and clay materials, deals with variants experimentation process using organic materials and industrial wastes such as, fruit branches of palm trees, fresh water weeds, banana trunk, sponges and newspapers. His research on glaze innovation won Bronze Medal, INPEX, USA, 2003, Silver Medal, IEANA, Nuremberg, Germany, 2005 and Chairman Prize of Korean Local Industrial Culture, February 2011.


  • PhD Housing, Building &Planing . USM 2013/14
  • Master Industrial Design, London Institute. UK. 1997
  • Bachelor of Design (Ceramics ), Mara Institute of Technology. 1983/84
  • Cert. Kiln and Firing Technology, Mino Yogyo.Kamezaki, Japan. 1999





2013- Ecoart-Fusion Science and Art into green technology for sustainable charity through business contribution
2009- The application of bio-mass as clay body for sculpture making.
2005- The potential of ash glaze from agro waste of Oil palm as an altenative for ceramic
2004- Application of Hydrilla ash glaze phase II
2001- Hydrilla Ash Glaze of UNIMAS lake.


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  • Gold Medal - Eco-Art: Fusion Between Science and Art - I-Tex 2014, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
  • Sanggar Sanjung 2011 - Creative Award, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Chairman Prize of Korea Local Industrial Culture Association  - Korean International Acessories Competition 2011, South Korea
  • Silver Medal - Invention of Bio-Cera Phase 2 - Bio Malaysia 2008, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
  • Silver Medal - Invention of Bio-Cera - Environmental Category, International Exposition of Research and Inventions of Institutions of Higher Learning 2007, Kuala Lumpur Convection Centre
  • SanggarSanjung Award (National Category) - Invention of Eco Oil Palm Ash Glaze. 2006, University Sains Malaysia
  • SanggarSanjung Award (International Category) - Invention of Eco Oil Palm Ash Glaze. 2006, University Sains Malaysia
  • Silver Medal - Invention of Eco Oil Palm Ash Glaze, IENA 2005, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Gold Medal - Invention of Eco Oil Palm Ash Glaze - ITEX 2005, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur
  • Bronze Medal 2004 - Invention of Eco Hydrilla Ash Glaze - Environmental Category, Invention & New Product Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
  • Gold Award 2003 - Furniture Design Competition, Sarawak Timber Industries Development Cooperation
  • Silver Award 2003 - Innovative Furniture Design Competition, MAFEX 2003- IFDC, Kuala Lumpur 
  • Gold Award 2002 - Invention of Hydrilla Ash Glaze, Innovation Competition from Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment of Malaysia
  • Award of Excellence 2002 - Invention of Hydrilla Ash Glaze, Invention of New Product Exposition,USA
  • Jury Choice 2002 - Labuan Art’s Festival from Labuan Arts Society Sabah
  • Merit Award 2001 - Innovative Materials by Institute of Materials Malaysia
  • 3 rd Prize 1998 - Ceramic Competition from Sarawak Craft Council, Sarawak, Malaysia.