Dr Lim Po Teen began his academic career at the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2000, with Master of Science in Marine Science from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He received his PhD from the School of Fisheries Science (now as School of Marine Bioscience), Kitasato Univeristy in Japan in 2007. He joins University of Malaya (UM) in January 2014 as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Ocean and Eearth Sciences and being appointed as Head of Bachok Marine Research Station. Teaching and Supervision Over the years in his academic career, Dr Lim has involved in development of course portfolio and teaching of various courses from undergraduate and postgraduate courses in marine sciences. More than 40 final year project (FYP) students, 20 master students and five PhD candidates have completed their studies under his supervision. Currently, he is supervising eight Master students and three PhD candidates. Research and Development As the leading researcher in Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) research in Malaysia, he has contributed to the R&D of HABs in the country. He has published more than 150 papers, including 35 ISI papers from research undertaken through national and international research collaborations. To date, he has secured and completed 15 research projects funded by national and international agencies. He has delivered >80 presentations in national as well as international conferences. Management Po Teen is leading the Malaysian JSPS-HABs Project under the JSPS-ORI Coastal Marine Science Program. Steering Committee member of IOC SCOR GLOBALHAB Program, IOC WESTPAC Toxic Marine Organism (WESTPAC-TMO) and Harmful Algal Blooms (WESTPAC-HABs) programmes. He is a expert panel of the National Technical Working Group of Biotoxins and HABs. He also organized scientific training workshops at national and international levels. Consultancy Po Teen is a registered consultant under Natural Resources and Environmental Board (NREB) and registered subject specialist under Department of Environment Malaysia (DOE). He actively involved in consultancy projects whenever his expertise in marine ecology is needed. He also serves as council members of MENGO and Malaysian Society of Marine Sciences (MSMS).

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Azlan Shah Ali, PhD FRISM FRICS is a professor in the Department of Building Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, where he has been a faculty member since 2004. He was promoted to the full professor post in July 2013, which make him as one of the youngest professors in the University. Dr. Azlan is also currently a Visiting Professor at School of Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He has held various responsibilities in the academic administration including an Acting Dean, Deputy Dean and Head of Department of the Faculty of Built Environment, UM. Previously, he worked with the building industry since 1998. Dr. Azlan completed his PhD at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia specialising in building refurbishment. His research interests lie in the area of building maintenance and refurbishment with the focus to improve management strategies. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of built environment, particularly surveying and architecture local and internationally. Dr. Azlan has been involved in a number of academic researches with a total amount of more than RM 1 million and has published over 100 technical publications in journals, proceedings and books. Dr. Azlan is a Chartered Building Surveyor, UK; a Registered Building Surveyor, Malaysia; a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (FRISM) and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK (FRICS). He has served on the accreditation, membership and education committee of Building Surveying Division, RISM for more than 10 years.

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Narendra Kumar received his doctorate degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Technical University Aachen, Aachen, Germany. He was with R&D, Motorola Solutions since early 1999 and holding position of Principal Staff Engineer (Architect Designer). He has long experiences in RF and Microwave product development around 15 years with Motorola Solutions, R&D (USA and Penang). He has been appointed as Visiting Professor to Istanbul University since January 2011. Since August 2013, he is with Department of Electrical Engineering of University Malaya and serving as Associate Professor. He holds 3 US Patents and 4 Defensive Patents in the area of microwave power amplifiers, all assigned to Motorola Solutions. He has authored more than 50 papers in technical journals and conferences, where his significant contributions are on high efficiency microwave power amplifiers, distributed power amplifiers and wideband matching theory and circuit. Since early 2011, he is actively involved to give RF and Microwave power amplifier courses to many organizations in Asia and Europe, including Spain, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Thailand, etc. His name was included in the 2009 Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. He was recipient of the paper award in 2009 IEEE Microwave Propagations and System for his paper on broadband high power distributed amplifier. His two papers on wideband matching circuits and nonlinear microwave stability were an invited paper for IEEE Mediterranean Microwave Symposium 2010 (North Cyprus) and IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference 2012 (Florida, US), respectively. He has chaired few IEEE and PIERS technical conferences in Europe and Asia since 2009. He has conducted few IEEE seminars related to RF and Microwave Power Amplifier in Europe and Asia since 2007. He also serves as Keynote Speaker to several IEEE conferences since 2010 (Cyprus, Florida US, Beirut, Bangkok, etc).Since June 2009, he is serving as Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory Techniques, IET Circuit, Devices and Systems, etc. He is Senior Member of Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers (USA) and Fellow of Institution of Engineering Technology (UK). He has been appointed as IEEE Industry Relations Team of Asia Pacific since Jan. 2015 to support industrial linkage activities.

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