Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chee Kong YAP is an academician for more than 14 years in UPM and 19 years as a researcher, He has supervised more than 71 undergraduates and 30 postgraduate students (as a Chairman and Member of Supervisory Committee) in the fields of ecotoxicology, environmental biology, environmental sciences, water quality and ecotoxicological genetics. His research area is mainly focused on biomonitoring and monitoring of inorganic pollutants (heavy metals) in the aquatic environment using mollusks and sediments. He has published more than 253 published in refereed academic journals, 2 books, 10 book chapters. Until May 2017, 178 of them have now been indexed in Elsevier’s Scopus with an H-index of 21 (>1621 citations) and 24 (> 2642 citations) based on Google Scholar. He has also been invited in honorary as Editorial Board members for more than 20 international academic journals (Scopus) since 2010. To date, he is a life-time member of Fellow (FICCE) and Associate (AICCE) for International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (India), member of American Chemical Society (USA), Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (USA), and been offered membership from the Asian Council of Science Editor (2015-). Nationally, he is a member of Malaysian Society of Applied Biology. Based on the Dr. Yap’s profile in Top Research Scientists Malaysia database, he has been appointed as Member of Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) for 2013-2016. In recognition of his scientific achievement and research outputs, his biography has been selected for inclusion in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders, Marquis Who’s Who in Asia, and Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Technology. Dr. Yap has won an international award for ‘Award for Excellence in Research 2014 (EET CRS)’, on 21 July 2014 from Bangalore, India.
Chee Kong Yap Research Interest are 1. ecotoxicology, 2. environmental biology, 3. environmental sciences, 4. water quality and 5. ecotoxicological genetics