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Nur Azha Putra

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Nur Azha PUTRA


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Nur Azha Putra is a Research Associate with the Energy Security Division at the Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore. Prior to his appointment, he was an Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, where he was the lead researcher on the Energy Security and the NTS-Plus programmes. Before joining RSIS, he was a Research Officer at the Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs (RIMA), a subsidiary and research wing of the Association of Muslim Professionals, Singapore. Before moving into the research field, he was a journalist with the Singapore Press Holdings's national Malay newspaper, Berita Harian and an Information Systems Officer at a regional brokerage firm.

Azha graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, with a Master of Science in International Political Economy. He also holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from Central Queensland University, Australia.

  • Political economy of energy security
  • Geopolitics of energy security
  • Non-traditional security
  • Human security
  • Cybersecurity
  • Hydropolitics

Commentaries

"Introduction", Nur Azha Putra and Dr. Eulalia Han, ESI Bulletin, Vol. 5, Issue 3, December 2012.

"The Geopolitical Opportunities and Challenges of Hydropower in Southeast Asia", Nur Azha Putra and Dr. Eulalia Han, ESI Bulletin, Vol. 5, Issue 3, December 2012.

Books and Book Chapters

"Energy and Non-Traditional Security in Asia", Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds.), SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace, vol. 1 (Heidelberg – Dordrecht – London – New York: Springer-Verlag, 2012).

Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security”, Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds.), SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace, vol. 1 (Heidelberg – Dordrecht – London – New York: Springer-Verlag, 2012).

“Introduction: Energy and Non-Traditional Security: Understanding Security”, Mely Caballero-Anthony and Nur Azha Putra, in Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security. SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace, vol. 2 (Heidelberg – Dordrecht – London – New York: Springer-Verlag, 2012).

“The Non-Traditional Security Perspective on Energy Security Policies in Singapore”, Mely Caballero-Anthony and Nur Azha Putra, in Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security. SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace, vol. 1 (Heidelberg – Dordrecht – London – New York: Springer-Verlag, 2012).

Selected Reports for Governments and Inter-Government Agencies

"China Gas Requirements: Implications for Singapore", Hooman Peimani, Geoffrey Pakiam, Nicholas Koh, Nur Azha Putra and Matthew Guenther, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore, May 2011. (Submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore).

“The Security Implications of Climate Change”, Memorandum No. 15, Study Group on the Implications of Climate Change, Council for Security Cooperation in Asia-Pacific (CSCAP), July 2010.

RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, “Pandemic Preparedness in an Interconnected World”, Nanyang Technological University, March 2010. (Submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore).

"Energy and Non-Traditional Security", Mely Caballero-Anthony and Nur Azha Putra (Eds), RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, Nanyang Technological University, January 2009. (Submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore).

Other Publications

Nur Azha Putra, Mely Caballero-Anthony,"Mapping State and Non-State Actors' Responses to Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia" 
World Scientific, 26 January 2017

“Energy Market Integration: Opportunities and Challenges”, Dr Eulalia Han and Nur Azha Putra, Southeast Asia Infrastructure 120, no. 3 (Dec. 2012): 34-36. 

Presentations

"Singapore’s Energy Policy", Nur Azha Putra, ERIA 2nd WG Meeting on the Study of International Cooperation on Nuclear Safety Management in East Asia Countries, 24 April 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: azha@nus.edu.sg
Phone: (+65) 6516-1457
Fax: (+65) 6775-1831

 

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