Hawa ZE Jaafar
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Hawa ZE Jaafar completed her PhD in 1995 from Nottingham University, United Kingdom in the area of Plant Environmental Physiology. She is very active both in environmental manipulation of herbal secondary metabolism research, and in community development of herbal materials and products. Currently, she is the Director of the University Community Transformation Centre (UCTC) UPM, and a member of the National Herbal Implementation Committee. She has published about 150 papers mostly in high impact journals, more than150 other articles in bulletin, monographs, books and chapters, and presented more than 130 papers nationally and abroad. She is very active in professional activities as a President, Vice President, Chief Editor and Editorial Member. She is also very involved in the development of Roadmap of the National Herbal Industry in Malaysia in 2010. She established the Controlled Environment System in Malaysia in 1991, and had assisted Sana’a University Yemen to establish the Protected Agriculture Centre (2006-2010).
Environmental manipulation of herbal secondary metabolism research and Community development of herbal materials and products