I worked from 1985 to 1995 in the Malaysian Polytechnic system as a Technical lecturer, after which I joined the industry at the Measat Broadcast Network Systems (MBNS), the satellite TV provider for almost 2 years from 1996 to 1997. Since 1997, I have been with
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) as Senior Lecturer, Head of Department, Deputy Dean
and Associate Professor at the College of IT (now College of Computing and Informatics) as well as Manager at the Research Management Centre (RMC) and Head of Energy and Environment at the Institute of Energy Policy and Research (IEPRe).
While in UNITEN, I have pursued my PhD and for a time, been seconded to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).
I obtained my B.Sc from University of Queensland in Australia, M.Sc from Loughborough University, UK and PhD from a joint program between Centre For Artificial Intelligent And Robotics (CAIRO), UTM Kuala Lumpur and Engineering School (Ecole Polytechnique), Universite de Nantes, France. I have taught a range of subjects such as C programming, Parallel Computing, Mobile Application Development, Digital Logic Design, Computer Organisation, Operating Systems, Logic Systems and Process Control, Applied Statistics and Discrete Structures for the undergraduate programmes and Intelligent Systems, Project Management, Computer Networks and Research Methodology for the postgraduate programmes.
I have been active with IEEE Malaysia as Executive committee member and IEEE Computer Society Malaysia as executive committee member and at a time the Chair. I have also held the task of the secretariat of Malaysian National Grid Computing Initiative (NGCI) until present.
Senior Lecturer (Since 1997). - Teaching Undergraduate courses in lower intermediate and advanced courses in Computer Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Networks and Mathematical Sciences.
Head of Department for Department of Computer Science and IT, College of Engineering, UNITEN (1999-2001)
Deputy Dean for Students Affairs and External Relations at the College of IT (COIT), UNITEN (2009-2012)
Associate Professor at the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) (2007 - Present). Supervised Phd and Masters students in the broad field of Artificial Intelligence, Network and Cybersecurity.
Head of Energy and Environment, Institute of Energy Policy and Research) (2014 - 2015)
Manager at the Research Management Centre (RMC), UNTEN. (2005 - 2007)
Manager at Business Development Department (BDD), UNITEN. (2016 -2017)
Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) - College of Computing and Informatics.
From Senior Lecturer to Head of Department, Deputy Dean and Associate Professor
The first 60 staff of UNITEN when it opens in July 1997
Graduated 5 PhD students
Graduated 12 Masters students
Supervised more than 50 Final year project students
Supervising 6 PhD students prior to retirement
Supervising 3 Masters students prior to retirement
Supervising 12 Final year project students prior to retirement
Established my collaborations with Universities in Malaysia and Southern Thailand
As head of Energy and Environment, Institute of Energy Policy and Research - Manage the AAIBE funding for Masters and PhD programs
Involved in the project of preparing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) report for Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Malaysia
Organize events such as talks in the field of Energy and visits to universities in UK and France
Under Secretary (On Secondment)
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia.
In charge of ICT Policy in MOSTI and overseeing the operations of MDEC, MIMOS, CSM and MyDomain
Senior Automation Engineer
(ASTRO Satellite TV) - Measat Broadcast Network System (MBNS)
Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
Satelite TV Broadcast Operations and Maintenance
Assistant director at MOE
Technical and Vocational Education Division (TAVED), Ministry of Education Malaysia
Bandar Pusat Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
Managing various aspects of technical education in Polytechnics of Malaysia
Politeknik Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah (POLIMAS)
Jitra, Kedah, Malaysia
Teaching Mid level technical education
Politeknik Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (POLISAS)
Teaching Mid level technical education
Doctorat, Automatique et Informatique Applique
Engineering School (Ecole Polytechnique), Universite de Nantes, France
Rue Christian Pauc, 44300 Nantes, France
A joint supervision between Centre For Artificial Intelligent And Robotics (CAIRO), UTM Kuala Lumpur and Engineering School (Ecole Polytechnique), Universite de Nantes, France.
Both institutions awarded their own degrees under a Co-tutelle agreement.
PhD in Electrical Engineering
Centre For Artificial Intelligent And Robotics (CAIRO), UTM Kuala Lumpur
UTM KL, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Masters in IT (Communications)
Loughborough University of Technology, UK.
Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU, United Kingdom
A taught course Masters focusing on Communication Systems
Postgraduate Diploma in Education
Penang Teacher's Training College
Institut Perguruan Persekutuan Pulau Pinang, Bukit Coombe, Pulau Pinang, 11700 Gelugor
1 year teacher training
B.Sc (Computer Science)
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Bachelor in Computer Science majoring in Computer Systems
Queensland Senior Examination
Kelvin Grove High School, Brisbane, Australia
L'Estrange Terrace, Kelvin Grove QLD 4059, Australia