Name:
Dr Paramananthan a/l Selliah
Designation:
Dr
Qualification:
DSc, State University of Ghent, Belgium, 1977
Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Agronomy, University of Queensland, 1971
BSc (Hons.) in Geology, University of Malaya, 1965
Organization:
Param Agricultural Soil Surveys (M) Sdn Bhd
Email:
paramananthan@utar.edu.my
Email2:
passparam@gmail.com
Tel no. :
012 3639985
Fax no. :
603 79601810
Profile
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research


Contact Person:
  - Prof. Dr. Peter Ooi Aun Chuan
(Faculty of Science)

 

Employment

 

  • Tutor, Department of Geology, University of Malaya, 1965

  • Head, Soil Survey Division, Department of Agriculture, 1966 1980

  • Associate Professor, Agricultural University Malaysia, 1980 1990

  • Research Associate, Department of Geology, University of Malaya, 2000 2002

  • Managing Director, Param Agricultural Soil Surveys (M) Sdn Bhd, 1990 - present

  • Visiting Lecturer, Universiti Putra Malaysia (last 5 years) for the subjects Land & Soil Management and Land Evaluation for the Master in Plantation Management and Master in Land Resources Management programmes respectively

 

 

Consultancy

 

  • Conducted over 40 soil survey projects not only on Malaysian soils but also in countries like Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Cambodia, Madagascar, Nigeria, Gabon Cameroon and Timur Leste.

 

Training

 

  • Conducted training courses in Soil Survey and Management to a number of Plantation Agencies/Companies.

 

Publications

 

  • Has presented/published over 70 technical papers at International/Local Conferences and journals.

  • Published six books and five coloured posters on Soils of Malaysia .

 

Others

 

  • Assistant Secretary, Geological Society Malaysia, 1990 1993

  • Committee Member, Malaysian Soil Science Society, 1975 1978

  • Assistant Secretary, Geological Society Malaysia, 1972 1974

  • Lay Preacher, Methodist Church, Malaysia (retired)

  • Trustee, Agricultural Crop Trust, Malaysia charitable organization

  • Member Project Assessment Committee, Malaysia Palm Oil Board, Malaysia (2011-2013)