Dr. Mohd Najib Abdullah Sani

 

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[Product Design Dept.]
   
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BIODATA
Mohd Najib Abdullah Sani is the lecturer of art and design at the School of the Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Najib holds a PhD degree from the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, and his specific area of interest is in human studies and looking at the relationships of the environment to human behaviour for the development of product designs. His practice crosses disciplines and media, engaging ceramics, fabrics and cushions (soft materials) as a platform for convergence. 

EDUCATION
2015
PhD (Ergonomics and Human Behaviour) Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

2007
Master of Contemporary Arts (Visual Arts) University of Tasmania, Australia.

2002
Bachelor of Design (Ceramics) Universiti Teknologi Mara

 WORKING EXPERIENCED
2002              
Lecturer, Perak Institute of Art

2003-2006     
Lecturer, Equator Academy of Art

2006         
Apprentice for Australian sculptor David Hamilton

(2015 at present)     
Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia

EXPERTISE

  •  Ergonomic in Design and Human Behaviour
  • Ceramic Design and Sculpture
  • Visual Arts

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VPT211/2     Bahan dan Proses
VRA108/2     Praktis Studio Visual 2
VPT214/2     Ergonomik Dalam Rekabentuk
VPT220/10   Latihan Industri
VPL338        Projek Rekabentuk Produk
VPT209E     Rekabentuk Prototaip 3

 



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INTERESTS  

  • Human behaviour for the development of product design

  • Product design for sports

  • Product design for medical and health

  • Product design for children

  • Material development for product design

  • Ergonomic assessment of interior and exterior spaces

  • Ceramic sculpture making


CURRENT RESEARCH  

  • 2016 - Improved Dynamic Orthosis Design For Clubfoot Children (On-Progress)

SUPERVISION   

PhD Supervision

  •  Junaidi Awang – Rekaan Batik Kontemporari Melalui Eksperimentasi Teknik - Main Supervisor (On Going)

Master Supervision

  • Thenmoli Thuluganam – The Potential of Sugarcane Bagasse as Alternative Constructions Material for Furniture Design - Main Supervisor (On Going)


Undergraduate Degree Supervision

2016

  •  Syed Muhammad Jaafar – Kajian Mengenai Rekabentuk dan Penambahbaikan Mekanisma Penguncian FAO (Foot Abduction Orthosis) (Completed)

  •  Mok Kwai Lian – Eksperimentasi Gabungan Getah Semulajadi Dengan Serat Pisang Sebagai Potensi Dalam Penghasilan Rekabnetuk Produk (Completed)

  •  Tang Mun Hong – The Exploration of Plastic Material For Product Design (Completed)

  •  Norfatiah Ibrahim – Kajian Kes: Kajian Mengenai Penggunaan ‘Medical Kit’ Untuk Mangsa Banjir (Completed)

  •  Nur Hasanah Ab Rahman – Kajian Kes: Kajian Mengenai Rekabentuk Ruang Multi-Fungsi Dalam Rekabentuk Beg Kembara Bayi (Completed)

  • Nurul Husna Ab Aziz – Kajian Mengenai Penggunaan ‘Stretcher’ Oleh Pegawai Perubatan Sukan Semasa Memberi Bantuan Kecemasan (Completed)

 

 

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BOOK     

  •  ELSEVIER PUBLISHED BOOK: Advances in Ergonomics In Design, Usability & Special Populations: Part 1: The Analysis of the Floor-Sitting Behavior Within the Context of Ergonomics Science Elements for the Development of the Floor-Sitting Furniture Design  (2014)

  •  SPRINGER PUBLISHED BOOK: User Research In Design 1: The Form, Senses And Dynamics: A Literature Review On The Philosophical And Technical Coherency For The Development Of The Floor-Sitting Furniture Design  (2016)

  • SELSIUS INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC FESTIVAL (2016)

 

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RECOGNITIONS

2015  
Table lamp designer for His Majesty USM Chancellor, The Raja of Perlis

2016  
Student’s advisor in Mini Novel Research and Innovation Competition 2016

2016  
Art Installation Designer in conjunction to the Kedah Tua International Conference dan Festival Kedah Tua 2016

 

 

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2014
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EXHIBITION

2007 

  • ‘Collage’ Exhibition, Power House Gallery, Inveresk Tasmania, Australia.


 2007 

  • Carbon Trading Exhibition, SVPA, Tasmania, Australia.


 2007

  •   Figure it Out Exhibition, SVPA, Tasmania, Australia.


2007 

  • SUMMIT 2007 : The Best of the 2007 School of Visual and Performing Arts  
    Honours, MFAD, MCA, MFA and PhD Students Artwork Exhibition.


2009 

  • Collective exhibition Australian National University, Canberra Australia


 2013 

  • Best of UNIMAS, Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts Collective Exhibition


2016 

  • Selsius International Ceramic Festival, National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

 

 

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 swirling
The Swirling Vortex of Children's Enigmatic Mind

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Balls

Ceramic work

Bronze work

Rocking Furniture