June 2, 2022
Dr Chee Su Yin is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Her research interests lie in developing new ways of making space for nature in human-dominated environments and using nature as solutions to environmental crises in the marine realm. Dr Chee and her team has a patent filed for the invention of eco-concrete for use in terrestrial and marine environments. Her team has been awarded with a Gold Medal and a Special Award from Haller Pro Inventio Foundation Poland for this invention. Dr Chee is a YSN-ASM affiliate, the Northern Node in the Malaysia Society of Marine Sciences, and a member of Water Watch Penang. Dr Chee will elaborate how ecological engineering can be instrumental in repairing our ailing coastlines.