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ICSEWR 2015 | Towards Sustainable Future

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT & WATER RESEARCH 2015

"TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE FUTURE"

Senai, Johor, 25-26 October 2015

Following the success of earlier series of national conferences, Department of Water and Environmental Engineering (DWEE, UTHM) in collaboration with Micropollutant Research Centre (MPRC, UTHM), Centre of Research for Sustainable Uses of Natural Resources (SUNR , UTHM ) , River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC, USM), Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security (IPASA, UTM), Flood-Marine Excellence Centre (Flood-Marine, UiTM), National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM) and ESI Konsultant Sdn. Bhd. are organizing an International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Water Research (ICSEWR 2015).

The ICSEWR 2015 aims to enhance personal and professional network between engineers scientists from both academia industries, particularly in environmental water research.the conference creates a veritable platform for international research community share innovative ideas on wide range of issues solutions, with view ascertain activities will make improved formulation implementation towards achieving sustainable development.

This conference highlights the contributions of innovative research in science, engineering and technology. We are pleased to invite the prospective authors to submit original and unpublished works that address any topics within the areas of Environmental Engineering and Water Research.

All presented reviewed-papers will be published in ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (JEAS), indexed by SCOPUS.

Every presenter and participant will be awarded with 7 CPD hours and the certificate after the presentation.

All participants are cordially invited to join a day trip to the Southern Most Tip of Mainland Asia, Tanjung Piai, Johor.
The conference will be officiated by

YB Datuk Madius Tangau

Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)
ORGANIZERS
  • Department of Water and Environmental Engineering (DWEE, UTHM)
  • Micropollutant Research Centre (MPRC, UTHM)
  • Centre of Research for Sustainable Uses of Natural Resources (SUNR , UTHM)
  • River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC, USM)
  • Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security (IPASA, UTM)
  • Flood-Marine Excellence Centre (Flood-Marine, UiTM)
  • National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM)
  • ESI Konsultant Sdn. Bhd.

Call for Papers

Thematic Areas

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

  • Sustainable Management of Environment; Wastewater, Solid and Hazardous Waste
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Remediation Techniques
  • Air Pollution Mitigation, Monitor, Control Technologies
  • E-Waste Management & Carbon Credits
  • Sustainable and Green Technologies
  • Life Cycle Assessment, Risk Assessment, Risk and Safety Impact Assessment

WATER RESEARCH

  • Water Supply
  • Water Resource Management
  • Urban Hydrologic and Hydraulic Processes
  • Urban Technological Issues
  • Storm Water Source Control and Best Management Practices
  • Flood and Precipitation Extremes
  • Flood Modelling and Forecasting
  • Stochastic Hydrology

Keynote Speakers

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya, Indonesia


Ir. Dr. Eddy Setiadi Soedjono

Dr. Eddy Soedjono is the head of the Department of Environmental Engineering of Faculty of Civil Engineerin and Planning from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Surabaya, Indonesia (period of 2011 until 2015). He is also the head of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries Research Group in the Department. His research is mainly dealing with domestic wastewater using appropriate technology for low income communities. Working in the field for at least 10 years, Dr. Soedjono develops both national and international collaboration as proper total access for water and sanitation is one of the targets in the MDGs.

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)


Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Noh Bin Dalimin
Vice Chancellor, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
PhD - Solid State Physics (Imperial College University of London),
MSc -Solid State Physics (Bedford College University of London),
BSc - Physics (Universitas Gadjah Mada)

Prof. Mohd Noh started his career as a lecturer in Physics in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1981 after completing his studies in Imperial College, London. In 1992, he was appointed as Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science and Natural Resources of the same university, before joining as Foundation Dean and Professor of Physics, School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, in 1995. Prof Mohd Noh is a Professor of Physics (Energy and Materials), and is also the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).

Important Dates

Parallel Sessions Schedules

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Submission

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Submission

ICSEWR 2015 | Towards Sustainable Future

Author Guidelines

Papers in these tracks:
  • Enviromental Engineering (EE)
  • Water Research (WR)
will be published in ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (JEAS), indexed by SCOPUS. The paper manuscript should be prepared according to Format JEAS.
Please use this template
Download JEAS AuthorTemplate

The JEAS AuthorTemplate has incorporated the paper format for ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (JEAS) as follows:
Formatting and Style
Each paper must be 5 to 6 pages, and additional pages will be charged. All papers should comply with the format accordingly. Papers less than 5 pages should not be submitted.

PAGE SETUP
Margins Top: 0.7 inch, Bottom: 0.7 inch Left: 0.7 inch, Right: 0.7 inch
Paper Portrait, A4 size (8.27 inch x 11.69 inch)
Header/Footer 0.4 inch Each
FONTS
TITLE OF ARTICLE Bookman old style Font size 14
AUTHOR(S) NAME Times New Roman Font size 11
ORGANIZATION NAME AND ADDRESS Times New Roman Font size 9
ABSTRACT Times New Roman Font size 10
KEYWORDS Times New Roman Font size 9
ALL TEXT (Introduction, Literature Review, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussions, Acknowledgement, References etc.)
  • Times New Roman, Font size 10, Single Spaced
  • Justify both sides, First Line of all Paragraphs indented
  • No Line Breaks between Paragraphs
IN CASE OF 2 COLUMNS
  • Column Width: 3.28 inch
  • Column Spacing: 0.3 inch
  • With equal column width
PHOTOGRAPHS
  • JPG and GIF format
  • Inserted immediately after the citation in the text
TABLES
  • Times New Roman, Font size 10
  • Inserted immediately after the citation in the text
FILE FORMAT
  • MS Word (.doc or docx)
English is the official language of the conference. Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references.

All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical. Articles submitted to the Conference should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the Conference and are subject to both review and editing.

Paper Length Limit

JEAS
  • The length of the papers limited to 6 pages, including all figures, tables, and references.
  • Authors who would like to publish articles with extra pages in ICSEWR 2015, the additional cost is USD 30 per page after the 6th page.
Submission Preparation Checklist
  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another conference for consideration.
  2. Follows author guidelines and use the template in Microsoft Word (doc).
  3. All figures, tables and references are cited in the text.
  4. All author names and the corresponding emails are written in the submitted manuscript. This will be used to send the acceptance letter (if accepted).
Submission methods
  • Before submitting article to ICSEWR 2015, please make sure the full paper has been prepared using the correct templates.
  • Online submission can be done through : Online Submission System
Topics of Interest
When submitting a paper, you have to select one of the following tracks:
  1. Enviromental Engineering (EE), JEAS-Template
  2. Water Research (WR), JEAS-Template

Copyright Notice

General Copyright Agreement
Authors who submit to this conference agree (if the papers are accepted) to the following terms:
  1. Authors to transfer to publisher during the full term of copyright, the exclusive rights comprises in the copyright of the Work, including but not limited to the right to publish the Work and the material contained therein throughout the word, in all languages and in all media of expression now known or later developed and to license or permit others to do so.
  2. The author represents that the Work is the author's original work. If the Work was prepared jointly, the author agrees to inform the co-authos of the terms of this Agreement and to obtain their permission to sign on their behalf. The Work is submitted only to this, and has not been published before. The author represents that, to the best of his or her knowledge, the Work contains no libelous or unlawful statements, does not infringe on the rights of others, or no material or instructions that might cause harm or injury.
  3. If requested by the publisher, the author signs his or her Copyright Transfer Agreement prior to publication process.
Privacy Statement
The names and email addresses entered in this conference site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this conference and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Review Policies

Peer Review Process
All submitted full papers will be peer reviewed. The acceptance will be granted if the recommendations from the reviewers are positive. The criteria are based on the technical contents, clarity and format. Authors should make sure the submitted papers use the template for this conference. There are three review processes: Initial Review, Peer Review and Recommendation.
Initial Review
The track director evaluates each manuscript in the submission track to determine if its topic and content is suitable for consideration by INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT & WATER RESEARCH 2015 (ICSEWR 2015) before being reviewed. Manuscripts that do not meet minimum criteria are returned to the authors. This is in the best interest of the authors who could then decide to either correct the problems or to submit the manuscript to a more appropriate venue, avoiding delays from a lengthy review process that would nonetheless lead to rejection.
Peer Review
Manuscripts that pass the initial review by the Track Directors, will be sent to several referees based on their expertise. Each manuscript is reviewed by at least two referees. The referees are asked to evaluate the manuscript based on its originality, soundness of methodology, impact to design research, and relevance to design practices. To facilitate timely publication, referees are asked to complete their reviews and provide individual critiques within two weeks. After collecting the referees' reports, the Track Director makes a recommendation on the acceptability of the manuscript.
Acceptance Decision
Based on the referees' comments, the Track Director makes a final decision on the acceptability of the manuscript and communicates to the authors the decision, along with referees' reports. The status reports to reviewers should identify the reviewers of each paper, the final decision can be "Accept Submission", "Revisions Required", or "Decline Submission." The revised version should be submitted considering the review comments.
Plagiarism
The authors should make sure that the manuscript pass a criterion of maximum 30 percents similarities to other publications.

Online Submissions

Method 1: Recommended
STEP 1
If you do not have an author account in ICSEWR 2015 Conference Systems, you need to register. Login is required to submit papers online and to check the status of current submissions.
CREATE ICSEWR ACCOUNT

STEP 2
Already have a Username/Password for ICSEWR 2015 Conference Systems? You can submit papers to ICSEWR 2015 review systems.
GO TO LOGIN

RESET PASSWORD
If you have an account, but forgot your your password, you can reset your password and send it to your email.
RESET PASSWORD
Method 2:
If you have any problem with your account or online submission, you may contact online submission help, or submit your paper by email to: icsewr@uthm.edu.my
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Conference Fee

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Conference Fee

ICSEWR 2015 | Towards Sustainable Future

Registration Fees
Malaysia Affiliations
Malaysian Presenter
University / Industry
Local Student
First Paper
RM 1255
RM 1010
Additional Paper
RM 583 / paper
International Affiliations
International Presenter
University / Industry
International Student
First Paper
USD 402
USD 360
Additional Paper
USD 190 / paper
Participant
Participant
Fees
Local Participant
RM 530
UTHM Alumni
RM 300
International Participant
USD 212
Trip to Tanjung Piai
INCLUDES
Fees
  • Entrance Ticket
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
RM 80 / Pax
Note: All prices shown are inclusive of 6% Government Service Tax
Payment Method
All payments should be made after receiving the paper acceptance notification. Please do not arrange any payment before you have a confirmation that the submitted paper has been accepted.

There are two ways of paying for the conference:

Make payable to "UTHM COMMERCIAL SDN. BHD" and send the original cheque by post to :

ICSEWR 2015 Secretariat,
Blok C UTHM (Kampus Bandar),
Jalan Cempaka 1, Taman Bunga Cempaka Biru,
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat,
Johor, Malaysia
(c/o: Mrs. Salmiah bt Selamat)


Fax : +607-453 1650 (Mrs. Salmiah bt Selamat)
E-mail: icsewr@uthm.edu.my

Please confirm your registration by sending your payment slip by post/fax/email before 11th October 2015.
The registration fee can be accomplished through the telegraphic transfer or direct bank transfer to the following details:

Beneficiary UTHM COMMERCIAL SDN. BHD.
Account Details Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad
Ground Floor, Bangunan Pusat Khidmat Pelajar
Batu 18 Jalan Kluang - Parit Raja,
86400 Batu Pahat,
Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia
Account Number 0107-0000110-71-8
Swift Code BMMBMYKL
Remark ICSEWR2015
Please confirm your registration by sending your payment slip by post/fax/email before 11th October 2015.
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Committees

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Committees

ICSEWR 2015 | Towards Sustainable Future

Advisory Board

Professor Dr. Ahmad Tarmizi Abdul Karim

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Professor Yukihiro Shimatani

Kyushu University, Jepun

Professor Dr. Zulkifli Yusop

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Professor Dr. Nor Azazi Zakaria

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Professor Sr. Ir. Dr. Hj Suhaimi Abd Talib

Universiti Teknologi Mara

Professor Ir. Dr. Junaidah Ariffin

Universiti Teknologi Mara

Datuk Dr. Francis Wong Ching Weoh

ESI Consultant

Dr. Mohd Pauze Mohamad Taha

Solid Waste And Public Cleansing
Management Corporation (SWCorp)

Editorial Board

Prof. Datin Dr. Maryati Mohamed

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Professor Dr. Mohd. Razman Salim

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Wardah Tahir

Universiti Teknologi Mara

Professor Ir. Dr. Amir Hashim Mohd Kassim

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Professor Ab Aziz Abdul Latiff

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Tan Lai Wai

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Saim Suratman

National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia

Dr. Nor Haslina Hashim

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Muhammed Bhuiyan

RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Martin Anda

Murdoch University, Perth, Australia

Dr. Hayashi Hironori

Kyushu University, Jepun

Dr. Hazi Mohammad Azamathulla

Tabuk University, Arab Saudi

Dr. Cindy Jeane Supit

Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia

Dr. Putera Agung Maha Agung

Politeknik Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia

Azra Munirah Mat Daud

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Aeslina Abdul Kadir

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Rafidah Hamdan

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Mohd Adib Mohammad Razi

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Prof Dr. Ismail Abustan

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Zawawi Daud

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Norzila Othman

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Niranjali Jayasuriya

RMIT University, Melbourne

Dr. Siti Nazahiyah Rahmat

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Mohd Shalahuddin Adnan

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Radin Maya Saphira Radin Mohamed

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Nurshaylinda Mohd Zin

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Mohd Azlan Mohd Yusoff

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Muhammad Salleh Haji Abustan

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Dr. Hartini Kasmin

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Mohamad Faizal Tajul Baharuddin

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Organising Committee

Parent Committee
Patron
Vice Chancellor, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Noh Dalimin
Chairman
Dean, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor Dr Abd Halid Abdullah
Vice Chairman
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Prof. Dr. Wahid Razzaly
Committee Members
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International)
    Professor Dr. Hashim Saim
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni)
    Associate Professor Dr. Asri Selamat
  • Assistant Vice Chancellor (Develoment, Facility Management and ICT)
    Professor Dr. Ahmad Tarmizi Abd. Karim
  • Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Industrial and Community Relation)
    Professor Datuk Dr. Abdul Razak Hj. Omar
  • Director, International Office
    Professor Dr. Yusri Yusof
Steering Committee
Management
Chairman
Dr. Mohd Adib Mohammad Razi
Vice Chairman 1
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zawawi Daud
Vice Chairman 2
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norzila Othman
Secretary 1
Dr. Siti Nazahiyah Rahmat
Secretary 2
Nurshaylinda Mohd Zin
Treasurer
Salmiah Selamat (UCSB)
Assistant Treasurer
Latifah Mohd Nasir
Publicity & Promotions
  • Dr. Sabariah Musa
  • Mohd Rafiq Azhar
  • Muhammad Firdaus Kamarudin
  • Dr. Mohd Ariff Ahmad Nazri
  • Dr. Mohd Azlan Mohd Yusoff
  • Dr. Muhammad Salleh Haji Abustan
  • Sr. Dr. Mustaffa Anjang Ahmad
Video & Photography
  • Mohd Khairi Zainal
Sponsorship and Collaboration
  • Zulkifli Ahmad
  • Mohamad Faizal Tajul Baharuddin
  • Mohd Baharudin Ridzuan
Publication & Proceedings
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aeslina Abdul Kadir
  • Dr. Hartini Kasmin
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Lai Wai
Scopus and Open Access
  • Dr. Mohd Shalahuddin Adnan
  • Azra Munirah Mat Daud
Conference Programme
  • Dr. Nor Amani Filzah Mohd Kamil
  • Nur Aini Mohd. Arish @ Arshad
  • Mohd. Faizal Riza Kamian
Logistics and Facilities
  • Kasim Sebli
  • Mohd Redzuan Mohd Nor
  • Mohd Azwan Busu
Registration, Accommodation & Trip
  • Dr. Radin Maya Saphira Radin Mohamed
  • Fazlyana Mustafa
  • Sariman Ahmad
  • Hazri Mokhtar
Souvenirs & Certificates
  • Noor Aliza Ahmad
  • Nadiah Khaled
Opening Ceremony and Conference Luncheon
  • Sharifah Zuhriah Syed Fadzil
  • Mahfuzah Zainal Abidin
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Venue

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Venue

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Conference Venue

Address & Contact
Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor
Jalan Persiaran Golf,
Off Jalan Jumbo, 81250
Senai Johor, Malaysia
Tel: (6 07) 599 6000
Fax: (6 07) 599 6301
E-mail: reservation@palmresort.com

Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor
Location Map
How to Get There
Palm Resort is situated strategically at the southern most tip of Peninsular Malaysia between Thailand and the Republic of Singapore. Ensconced within the State of Johor, it is infra-structurally endowed with modern access by road, air and rail.

Set against the natural backdrop of rolling green hills, Palm Resort is located just at the turn of a corner i.e. 3 minutes drive from Johor Bahru's Sultan Ismail Airport, 30 minutes drive from Johor Bahru's city centre. Whether it is via the main Johor Bahru-Singapore causeway or through the second-link crossing, Singapore is accessible within 45 minutes.

There are three routes to access Palm Resort.
Route 1: From the JB-Singapore Causeway
Route 2: From the Singapore-Johor 2nd link via Airport Interchange.
Route 3: From the North-South Highway

Accommodation

ICSEWR 2015 organiser does not provide booking service. All participants should make their own booking directly to the hotels or booking agencies prior to the conference.

The following are some of accommodations in the area of conference venue.

Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor

Jalan Persiaran Golf,
Off Jalan Jumbo, 81250
Senai Johor, Malaysia
(+6 07) 599 6000

Rina Balinese Resort

Lot 2515, Jalan Seelong Jaya 6,
Kampung Seelong Jaya,
81400 Senai, Johor, Malaysia
(+6 016) 716 1168

Creator Hotel

Ground Floor, Kulai Centre Point,
Lot 1566, Batu 20,
81000 Kulai Jaya, Johor, Malaysia
(+60 7) 662 6888

Oriental City Inn

No.6, Jalan Jaya 2, Taman Jaya,
81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

MZ Hotel

42 Jalan Jaya 1, Taman Jaya,
81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
(+6 07) 558 8869
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Faculty of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

86400 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia

  • +60 7-453 7000
  • Email: icsewr@uthm.edu.my
  • Website: http://icsewr.uthm.edu.my

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