Muhammad Firdaus Bin Abd Halim

  • Geologist
  • Malaysia
  • Mar 12, 2021
Full time Science

Personal Summary

Strong analytical skills and qualitative research. Highly motivated and detail-oriented in learning new skills & competency. Robust in a problem-solving situation in a team. Aim to venture into the geoscience-related industry. (Available to work immediately since January 2021)

MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Programming Skill: Python
Software: ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, PetroMod
Language Spoken: Malay, English
Transferable Skill: Leadership, Team player, Result-oriented, Communication & Interpersonal Skills,
Problem-solving, Ability to learn & adapt

Research Project (Sep. 2019 - Jan. 2021)
Geology Department, University of Malaya
Topic: Palaeontology of Middle Permian Molluscan Fossils from the Bera Formation, Pahang, with
Petrographical and Geochemical Analysis of the Sedimentary Deposit
• Identified & described 10 molluscan fossils, achieving the main project objective
• Performed XRF & XRD analysis on mudstone samples
• Undergone Petrographical analysis and research over the course of sedimentology to examine for
sediment maturity and documented all findings

1. Geology Department, University of Malaya
American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG UM SC) (Sep. 2019 - Sep. 2020)
Event Officer
• Emceed the opening and closing of 3D Facies Modelling Talk
• Collaborated with Muslim Volunteer Malaysia (MVM), planning to provide basic needs to 30 families
of SK Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Geology Society of Malaysia (GSM UM SC) (Sep. 2019 - Sep. 2020)
Batch Representative
• Strategized membership drives and gotten an average of 17 members per batch in full-year 2019
• Alerted constituents of the youth organization (AAPG & SPE) about department events via social media
or individual meetings

Geoscience Industrial Week (GIW19) (Sep. 2018 - Jun. 2019)
Program Bureau
• Took the initiatives to organize the Eco-City competition and successfully managed to get two groups
(Malaysia & Indonesia) for the competition
• Handled the Geo-escape competition, which lasted for 3 consecutive days

2. Fifth Residential College, University of Malaya
Borderless Aid Volunteer (BRAVO) Project (Sep. 209 - Jun. 2020)
Head Cluster of Disaster Crisis
• Responsible for handling the committees' insurance (35 committees in total) by dealing with Etiqa
• Spearheaded the making of SD Indres Padende, Desa Padende, Palu, Indonesia School fences &
gateway, completed in 5 days

Fifth Residential College Action Committees (Sep. 2019 - Jun. 2020)
ROTU Appointed Committee
• Supervised two main projects, BRAVO Project & The Warrior Run, throughout 2 semesters

ROTU Exhibition Day 2018 (RED18) (Sep. 2017 - Jun. 2018)
Sponsorship Bureau
• Secured RM200.00 sponsorship for the event

3. Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Asian Petroleum Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2019 (APGCE 2019) (Oct. 2019)
Mobile Application Promoter
• Demonstrated APGCE 19 mobile application features to an average of 200 people for 3 successive days
• Conducted 4 surveys per day to garner the event's success rate

Work Experience

Sales Associate
Jul 2019 - Aug 2019 Seven-Eleven Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Closed over an average of RM5000 sales per day, including preparing contracts and processing order
• Played a key role in loss prevention, janitorial duties, inventory, and shelf stocking


Bachelor of Science in Geology - Geology
Sep 2017 - Feb 2021 University of Malaya

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