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Nurul 'Ayn Ahmad Sayuti, PhD

Bio

Her interest is in Emotional Design, Biophilic Design, Biodesign, Bio/ Nature-inspired design, Furniture Design, Industrial Design, and Cultural Innovative Products.

 

Currently, a Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher at the Royal College of Art (RCA), London, UK.

 

Her new project is on emotional design biophilic design and biological materials (biodesign). The study aims are to understand the emotional responses and perception of potential consumers towards the biological elements embedded in everyday designs.

 

She is also exploring epoxy resin and living plants for her latest Biophilic Plate: Living Art series.    

Research:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ayn_Sayuti

https://orcid.org/my-orcid

Personal Travel Photography: 

https://thewandelust.wixsite.com/thewandelust

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Education

Postdoctoral 

Design Products/ Innovation Design Engineering

School of Design 

Royal College of Art (RCA), London,

United Kingdom

September 2019 - August 2021

 

PhD in Environmental Design

University of Canberra,

Australia

Dec 2012 – May 2016

MA in Art & Design (Design Technology)

Universiti Teknologi MARA

(UiTM), Malaysia

2005 —2007

BA Hons Industrial Design (Product Design)

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia

2003 —2005

Diploma in Industrial Design (Furniture Design)

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia

2000 —2003

Employment

Sponsored Researcher (Postdoctoral)

Design Products/ Innovation Design Engineering

School of Design 

Royal College of Art (RCA), London,

United Kingdom

September 2019 - August 2021

 

Industrial Design Department, Faculty of Art & Design, UiTM Kedah

  • Senior Lecturer (2017 – currently)

  • Lecturer (2007 – 2016)

  • Part-time, Full-time Lecturer (2006 - 2007)

Professional Organisations

Malaysian Design (MRM): member

Design Research Society (DRS)

Design Society 

Explorers against Extinction

Language

English & Malay

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, 3D Modelling Rhinoceros & Solidworks, 3DS Max, SPSS, NVIVO

Practical Skills

Research, Writing, Sketches, Drawing & Model Making

Soft Skills

  • Strong leadership, management skills, organize and able to work with multilevel of employment.

  • Able to coordinate a team and enjoy working in a team.

  • Very independent and responsible for completing various given tasks efficiently.

  • Excellent communication and good interpersonal & intrapersonal skills.

Leadership & Program Involved

  • Junior I2D SoD Research Group, RCA London (currently).

  • Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher at the Royal College of Art (RCA), London, UK (September 2019 - August 2021) - sponsored by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. 

  • Editorial Chair for International Invention and Design (iFame, 2019).  

  • Chief Editor and Author for Seni Budaya: Menelusuri Sejarah Kuala Muda. 

  • Editorial Chair for Design Decoded 2019: International Conference Creative Design Industries.

  • Copy Editors for Design Decoded 2019: International Conference Creative Design Industries e-proceeding.

  • Project Director for National Art and Culture Exhibition (2018 – 2019), UiTM Kedah officiated by the HRH Prince of Kedah.

  • Chairperson for Community and Environment Program: Mangrove Replanting with a Collaboration with the Kedah Forestry (2018).

  • Chief Editor for National Undergraduates Design Colloquium Abstract Proceeding, UiTM Kedah (2018).

  • Chairperson for National Undergraduates Design Colloquium, UiTM Kedah (2018).

  • Department’s Research and Innovation Coordinator - Industrial Design (2018).

  • Resource Person (RP)/ Lecturer in Charge (LIC) for Diploma and Degree Courses - Industrial Design (2018).

  • Chairperson for National Undergraduates Design Colloquium, UiTM Kedah (2017).

  • Chief Editor for National Undergraduates Design Colloquium (2017).

  • Event Manager for Innovation Day, UiTM Kedah (2017).

  • Department’s Academic Writing Coordinator - Industrial Design (2017).

  • Department’s Curriculum Quality Coordinator - Industrial Design (2017).

Reviewer/ Consultation

MA by Research Supervisee: Shahril Khairi Bin Abdul Shukor

Green Built Design (Faculty of Architecture and Land Surveyor)

Research Title: BIOPHILIC DESIGN ELEMENTS THROUGH IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS

  • Journal Editor for Sage Publishing (2021)

  • Journal Reviewer for Sage Publishing (2021)

  • Journal Reviewer for Emerald Publishing (2020)

  • Journal Reviewer for Sage Publishing (2020)

  • Journal Reviewer for Emerald Publishing (2019)

  • Judge for – International Bujang Valley Innovation, Invention & Design (I-BVIEC 2019), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia

  • Reviewer for Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH 2019)

  • Journal Reviewer for Emerald Publishing (2019)

  • Judge for – International Student Affairs Innovation, Invention & Design (I-SAIID 2019), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia

  • Reviewer for the Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH2019).  

  • Journal Reviewer for Emerald Publishing (2018)

  • Paper Reviewer for 6TH International Conference on Public Policy and Social Science (ICOPS) (2017)

  • Paper Reviewer for ICoFA (2017)

  • Paper Reviewer for International Conference on Malay Heritage and Civilisation 2015 ICOMHAC (2017)

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