07 June 2013
MSIA Executive Committee for the 2011/2013:
Kamalruddin Shamsudin (a.k.a Kldin) is He is currently the President of MSIA. He is also Deputy Director General (Planning), Federal Department of Town and Country Planning (JPBD),Peninsular Malaysia. Kldin has served JPBD for more than 32 years. His interests include: assessing urban planning efforts; planning theories; planning history; application of decision science and spatial analysis; and social impact assessment. He has written extensively on Town Planning History (in particular the contribution of Charles Reade, the first government town planner in British Malaya). He obtained his Advance Diploma in Town and Regional Planning from the Institut Teknologi MARA, Malaysia; M.Phil from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK; Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Renewal from Institute of Housing Studies (HIS) Netherlands; and Certificate in Spatial Multi-criteria Evaluation Methods from ITC, Enschede, Netherlands. Kldin has authored/co-authored more than 80 articles for book chapters (publishers include UNCRD, Springer Verlag, IIUM, MSIA), journals (JPBD Journal, Planning Malaysia Journal, Habitat Malaysia, Townplan Journal, International Planning Historical Society), and for local and international seminars on planning and GIS development. He has been editor /co-editor for the following books: "Implementing Multi-criteria Decision Making (MCDM) In Malaysian Town Planning (2006, JPBD)"; "Social Impact Assessment In Malaysia (2009, MSIA)"; and "Applications of Planning and Decision Support System (2004, IIUM)". He is currently a member of Malaysia Institute of Planners (MIP); ordinary member MCDM Society; and an Adjunct Professor International Islamic University Malaysia (2010-2011).