Dr. Nor  Azman Bin Kasan
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Dr. Nor Azman Bin Kasan

Senior university lecturer
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biosciences from University of Adelaide, Australia

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Dr. Nor Azman Bin Kasan is currently working as Lecturer at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. He has completed his Ph.D. in Biosciences from University of Adelaide, Australia. He also performed his duties as Research Assistant at Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and UTM, and Tutor at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. His area of expertise includes Biological Sciences, Ecology, Limnology, (Biology), Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management and Bioremediation, Catchment management, (Environment). Currently he is working on 5 research projects. He is also serving as senior member of the Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (TheIRED), Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB), Rakan Alam Sekitar, Department of Environment (DOE), Malaysia, senior member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Society, and affiliate member at Institute Akuakultur Tropika (AKUATROP), UMT. He was received 1 Gold Award, 2 Bronze Award, and 1 Silver Award from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. He has published 1 book, 2 chapters in book, 2 research articles in journals, 3 thesis, and 13 proceeding. He has supervised 3 PhD students, 5 masters and 21 bachelor students. He is also serving as reviewer and editor for journals. He also attended number of seminars and trainings.

Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
Environmental Biotechnology
Environmental Engineering

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Manan, H., J.H.Z. Moh, N.A. Kasan, S. Suratman and M. Ikhwanuddin, 2017. Identification of biofloc microscopic composition as the natural bioremediation in zero water exchange of Pacific white shrimp, Penaeus vannamei, culture in closed hatchery system. Appl. Water Sci., 7: 2437-2446.
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  2. Khairul, W.M., Y.R. Morgan, R. Rahamathullah and N.A. Kasan, 2017. Pentyl thiourea derivatives as potential growth inhibitor towards Oscillatoria sp. Asian J. Chem., 29: 929-932.
  3. Kasan, N.A., N.A. Ghazali, M. Ikhwanuddin and Z. Ibrahim, 2017. Isolation of potential bacteria as inoculum for biofloc formation in Pacific Whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei culture ponds. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 20: 306-313.
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  4. Harun, A.A.C., N.A.H. Mohammad, M. Ikhwanuddin, N. Ismail, Z. Ibrahim and N.A. Kasan, 2017. Consortium of bioflocculant-producing bacteria as inoculum on flocculation process for sustainable production of pacific whiteleg shrimp, Penaeus vannamei. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 12: 197-206.
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  5. Manan, H., J.H. Zhong Moh, N.A. Kasan, A. Suhaimi and M. Ikhwanuddin, 2016. Study on carbon sinks by classified biofloc phytoplankton from marine shrimp pond water. AACL Bioflux, 9: 845-853.
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  6. Manan, H., J.H. Zhong Moh, N.A. Kasan and I. Mhd, 2016. Biofloc application in closed hatchery culture system of pacific white shrimp, Penaeus vannamei in sustaining the good water quality management. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 11: 278-286.
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  7. Kasan, N.A., M.F.A. Che Teh, N.A. Ghazali, N.F. Che Hashim, Z. Ibrahim and N. Mat Amin, 2016. Isolation of bioflocculant-producing bacteria from Penaeus vannamei ponds for the production of extracellular polymeric substances. AACL Bioflux, 9: 1233-1243.
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  8. Kasan, N.A., J. Brookes, K. Aldridge and F. Recknagel, 2016. Study of seasonal phosphorus dynamics in vegetated and non-vegetated wetland sediment affected by long-term agricultural productions. J. Applied Sci., 16: 252-261.
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  9. Kasan, N.A., S.Z.M. Yusof, N.B. Ramli, W.M. Khairul and H.A. Zakeri, 2015. The inhibition effects of alkoxyl thiourea derivatives toward the growth of isolated Oscillatoria sp. from Kenyir Lake, Terengganu. J. Environ. Sci. Eng. A, 4: 389-394.
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  10. Kasan, N.A., S.M. Said, N.A. Ghazali, N.F.C. Hashim, Z. Ibrahim and N.M. Amin, 2015. Application of biofloc in aquaculture: An evaluation of flocculating activity of selected bacteria from biofloc. In: Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Aquaculture and Other Areas. Liong, M.T., (Ed.). Springer, Malaysia, pp 165-182.
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  11. Dagang, A.N., N.I. Azmanshah and N.A. Kasan, 2015. Ultraviolet plasma for cyanobacteria treatment application. ARPN J. Eng. Applied Sci., 10: 17549-17553.
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  12. Kasan N.A., F. Recknagel, J. Brookes and K. Aldridge, 2014. Effect of discharges on the effectiveness of the cox creek wetland system, South Australia. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 281-293.
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  13. Kasan, N.A., 2012. Wetland's Nutrient Retention Capacity. 1st Edn., LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany.