Name:
Dr Tan Swee Lian
Designation:
Principal Research Officer (formerly at MARDI)
Qualification:
PhD (Plant Genetics), Universiti Malaya, 1993
M Agri Sc (Crop Physiology), Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, 1980
B Agri Sc (Hons). (Plant Breeding), Universiti Malaya, 1973
Organization:
Malaysian Agricultural Research & Development Institute (MARDI), Serdang, Selangor
Email:
tansweelian@utar.edu.my
Email2:
sliantan@yahoo.com
Tel no. :
(+603) 79567094
Profile
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research


Contact Person:
  -  Prof. Dr Ooi Aun Chuan
( Faculty of Science )
Employment
  • Malaysian Agricultural Research & Development Institute (MARDI), June 1973 – December 2010
Research  Interests
  • Research/scientific experience in Plant genetics (Cassava), Plant breeding and Crop improvement (Sweet potato), Crop production (Stevia), Crop physiology (Corn (maize)), Horticulture and Agronomy
Research Projects
  • Project leader of eight successfully completed research projects.
Awards & Honours
  • University of Malaya Agricultural Graduates’ Alumni (UMAGA) Gold Medal Award for the Best All-round Agriculture Student, 1973
    KMN, 1993
  • Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang MARDI (Excellent Service Award) 1988, 1993, 2000, 2003, 2007
  • Anugerah Penerbitan MARDI (Publication Award), 2003
  • Anugerah Kecemerlangan Saintifik Berkumpulan MARDI, 2006/2007
  • Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia. 2008
  • Anugerah Maulidur Rasul (S.A.W.), National level (from JAKIM). 2010
  • UMAGA Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010
Publications & Presentations
  • Published 266 publications which include 115 conference papers, 68 scientific journal and technical articles, 60 popular articles, 23 books and chapters in books.
Professional Activities
  • Chairman/Chief Editor/Committee member of various editorial and technical committees from the year 1996 till present.
  • Chairman/committee member in various national and international advisory committees/panels from the year 1990 till present.

Consultancy

  • Eight consultancy projects in her areas of expertise from the years 1994 – 2009.
Others
  • President, Selangor and Federal Territory Gardening Society, 2011 – 2013
  • 1st Vice President, Selangor and Federal Territory Gardening Society, 2005 – 2011
  • Committee Member, Selangor and Federal Territory Gardening Society, 2003 - 2005