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Dr. Sivakumaran A/L Seenivasagam
Dr Sivakumaran graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with Second Class Upper Honours in Botany from the University of Malaya in 1970 and Ph. D in Plant Physiology from the University of Wales (Aberyswyth), United Kingdom in 1977.He worked with the Malaysian Rubber Board from 1970 to 2000 and retired as the Director of Production Research and Development. He is presently working as the Executive Director in charge of Research & development with Greenyield Berhad, Malaysia. Dr Sivakumaran was responsible for the development of the RRIMFLOW system for which a patent was granted to the MRB. He received the RRIM Gold Medal in 1993 and the service excellence award from the RRIM in 1992 for his research contributions in the field of rubber exploitation and, in particular, the development of labour saving technologies. He was a member of the Task Force on the Rubber Eco-Project under the auspices of the International Rubber Study Group of the United Kingdom from 2004 to 2006. Dr Sivakumaran in year 2010 has successfully secured a Malaysian patent for "Crop Plus" Organic Fertilizer and Utility Innovation for a Biopesticide in both Thailand and Vietnam. He has also recently obtained a patent from China for an improved method of latex extraction from the rubber tree.
Dr. Sivakumaran A/L Seenivasagam, Executive Director (Research & Development)
Systems to Overcome Tapper Shortage and Reduce Production Costs
Day 3 [Fri 15, March], at 09:10 AM