A senior lecturer from Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying , Dr Kamalahasan has been appointed as a Vice Chairman of the Royal Institution Surveyors Malaysia Johor chapter from 1st June 2018 to 30th June 2019. He received his appointment in the recent RISM Annual General Meeting in Johor Bahru.

RISM is a professional body representing four distinct but closely related divisions i.e. Real Estate, Geomatic and Land Surveyong Division, Quantity Surveying Division, Property Management, Valuation and Estate Agency Surveying Division and Building Surveying Division. Dr. Kamalahasan is from Property Management, Valuation and Estate Agency Surveying Division.

Dr, Kamalahasan has a PhD in Real Estate and Planning from University of Reading, UK.

He is also a member of the Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultant in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS, Johor)