PROF. DR. A.S. MD. ABDUL HASEEB

A. S. M. A. Haseeb completed his bachelor and master degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Dhaka in 1984 and 1986 respectively.  He received his PhD in 1992 in materials engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. He has been working as a professor of materials engineering at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur since 2006. He is serving, since 2013, as the Dean of Innovative Industry and Sustainability Research Cluster, Institute of Research Management and Monitoring, UM. He served as the head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at UM. Prior to joining UM, he was a professor at the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at BUET where he also served as the head of the department. His current research interest includes nanostructures for gas sensing applications, electronic packaging materials and degradation of materials in hostile environment. Prof. Haseeb is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, UK, and a Chartered Engineer, The Engineering Council, UK. He is also a Member of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), USA and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Encyclopedia of Materials: Electronics (Elsevier). He is the founder Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Research Governance and Management (JRMG). He is a Regional Editor of the journal - Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT International Journal) published by Taylor & Francis. He is also on the editorial board of the ASEAN Engineering Journal. Prof. Haseeb was a European Research Fellow at the Department of Materials, Oxford University, UK in 2006, an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Institute of Microtechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany in 2005, an Invited JSPS Research Fellow at the Surface and Thin Film Laboratory, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan in 1999 and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physical Chemistry (INIFTA), University of La Plata, Argentina in 1998.

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DR. NURULAINI BINTI ABU SHAMSI

Nurulaini Abu Shamsi is a senior lecturer at the Department of Science and Technology Studies. She received her BSc in Biotechnology & Health Science at the University of Adelaide, Australia and MSc in Science and Technology Studies in the University Malaya, Malaysia. Having a deep interest in media and health communication, Nurulaini pursued her PhD in health communication at the School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her thesis focuses on understanding the media role in disseminating non-communicable disease information in a developing country, Malaysia. To date, she expands her research on science communication and public engagement in science. 

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