Illiya Amalina Binti Ahmad Ramdzani

Illiya Amalina Binti Ahmad Ramdzani

M.Sc, Bsc (Hons)
Associate Lecturer


Illiya joined Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia in April 2013.  She graduated with M.Sc in Environmental and Engineering Geophysics in 2012 from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and B.Sc (Honours) in Geology in 2009 from the same university. She has been involved in research during her days in UKM. Her research was focusing on using the seismic and resistivity methods to study a proposed sanitary landfill for her Master thesis. Whereas, her primary concern for her undergraduate project was focused on landslides potential zones using Geographic Information System (GIS). She also involved in research collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to study the meteorite impact using geophysical methods as well as become a Research Assistant for UKM Pakarunding Sdn. Bhd. to digitized KESEDAR map using GIS.

Academic History

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2012)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Geology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2009)

Professional Experiences

  • Associate Lecturer, Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia. (April 2013 – Present).
  • Research Assistant, UKM Pakarunding Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia (September 2009 – October 2009)


  • Best Presenter in Graduate Career Accelerated Program, GCAP (2013)
  • MyBrain15 Scholar (2010-2012)
  • Best Presenter for Final Year Project (2009)

Research Interests

  •  Geophysics, Environmental Geology, Hydrogeology and Structural Geology

Journal Publications

  • Adriansyah, D., Ulfa, Y., Ahmad Ramdzani, I. A. & King, K.K. (2016). Petroleum geology- related sites in and around Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia: Potential Geotourism Resources. Geojurnal of Tourism and Geosites. 17 (1), 66 -83
  • Enbaia, I.  & A. Ramdzani (2014) Pore Size and Geometry of Reservoir Rocks Used As Key Factor For Drilling and Completion Fluid Design of Oil Wells. European Scientific Journal. 

Research Resource Funding

  •  A study on the status of salt water intrusion along the Miri coast, East Malaysia using Geoelectrical, Remote sensing and GIS techniques. Curtin Sarawak Collaborative Research Grant Scheme (CSCCRGS)- Ongoing

Professional Associations

  • Member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

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