Curriculum Vitae


Professor Ts. Dr. Rafidah Md Noor is currently a Head for Centre of Research (COR), Mobile Cloud Computing (C4MCCR) (2016-2023). She was the Deputy Dean (Science) at Institute for Advanced Studies (Dec 2019- Nov 2021), the Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (August 2014 - July 2016) and Head of Department of Computer System and Technology (February 2011- July 2014), Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Malaya.  

Rafidah received her BIT from Universiti Utara Malaysia in 1998, and MSc in Computer Science from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2000, and PhD in Computer Science from Lancaster University, United Kingdom in 2010. She has supervised 1 PostDoctoral Fellow, 14 PhD students, 5 Master of Computer Science (by Research) and 30 Master of Computer Science (Mixed Mode) and Taught course

Rafidah’s research is related to a field of transportation system in computer science research domain. For many computer scientists, her research interests related to Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), improving the road traffic system and safety for urban environments. Her research interests include vehicular networks, mobile and wireless networks, Internet-of-Things, Cloud and Fog computing, Quality of Service (QoS), and Energy Management. She is actively involve in research grant's evaluation at University and Ministry Level.

Rafidah has performed more than 2 Million (Ringgit Malaysia) research grants from internal and external entities. She is also a co-researcher grants with other local universities such as Sunway University, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, UCSI, and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Melaka. To contribute her research ideas into a community, she has designed and patent a novel framework, System and Method for Relieving Traffic Congestion (PT/5503/UM/14) (granted 23 June 2020 until 12 November 2034) for emergency rescue operations. She has filed and granted several copyrights from her research works since 2012 to current. Rafidah’s efforts are driven by the courage to implement the framework that challenges the existing protocol/standard. 

She is actively publishing journals in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE - with Cumulative Impact Factor (CIF) more than 150) and Scopus. She has published more than 100 SCIE indexed journals (50% published in Tier 1), H-index (19 in Publons and 22 in Scopus), and 1562 Scopus Citation. She involves in International journal and textbook reviewers, and national research grant assessors (Ministry of Higher Education and Private Universities). Rafidah is an Associate Editor in Connected Mobility and Automation (Specialty Section), Frontiers in Future Transportation Journal, Guest Editor for a Special Issue, SCIE indexed journal reviewers, served as advisory and technical committee for International conferences, Distinguished lecture for IEEE VTS Summer School (Malaysia), and Keynote speakers for International conferences. 

Rafidah won 14 awards (GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE Medals) from Research Innovation, Exhibition and Competition at National and International Level for her works on Urban Transportation and Computing Solutions (since 2012 until present). She served as external examiners for PhD thesis for public and private universities locally and internationally.  

She is actively involve in curriculum development and monitoring, therefore her skills is recognised and has been appointed as the Panel Assessor/External Examiner for Existing Academic Programme and Programme Accreditation (Bachelor, Master and PhD Degrees) at Sunway University, Taylor's University, Monash University, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). Rafidah also served as a Panel Assessor for Academic Promotion at Private University in Malaysia and overseas institution.

  • Director, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 16/06/2022 to present
  • Taskforce Member for Digitalization Improvement in UMSItS Systems, University Malaya, 03/03/2022 to present
  • Representative from the Department of Computer System and Technology for the Faculty Research Committee , Faculty, 18/02/2022 to present
  • Committee Members for Academic Advisor (JPA), Institute for Advanced Studies, Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 27/01/2022 to present
  • Committee Members for the Promotion Screening (Associate Professor and Special Grade C Professors) , Faculty, 02/01/2022 to present
  • Committee Members for the Academic Appointment Screening , Faculty, 02/01/2022 to present
  • Member, Action Lab 4.1 Rules and Regulation UM Processes (Student LifeCycle), UM Transformation Plan, University Malaya, 08/04/2021 to 07/04/2022
  • Member, Center for Transport Research (CTR), Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), University Malaya, 18/01/2021 to present
  • Committee Member of Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (MJCS) (ISI-Indexed) , International, 01/09/2020 to present
  • Head, Center for Mobile Cloud Computing Research (C4MCCR), Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), University Malaya, 01/07/2019 to present
  • Curriculum Steering Committee Member (University Level), University Malaya, 01/11/2018 to present
  • Deputy Dean, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 02/12/2019 to 30/11/2021
  • Continuous Improvement Project Evaluation Committee Members, Center for Quality Management and Improvement (QMEC) , University Malaya, 01/04/2021 to 30/11/2021
  • Head of Taskforce for Assessment Rubrics on Research Activities for Postgraduate Program , University Malaya, 09/12/2020 to 30/04/2021
  • Risk Manager, Institute for Advanced Studies, University Malaya, 02/12/2020 to 30/11/2021
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Dana Penyelidikan Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (DP KPT), National, 01/03/2020 to 31/12/2021
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Task Force Program Sarjana Keselamatan Siber Secara Kerja Kursus, Faculty, 07/02/2020 to 31/12/2021
  • QUALITY MANAGER, Faculty, 02/12/2019 to 30/11/2021
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Taskforce Pengemaskinian Dasar Pengurusan Program Akademik Universiti Malaya , University Malaya, 18/08/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Acting Dean for Institute for Advanced Studies, Faculty, 21/07/2020 to 28/07/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Task Force Kajian Semula Yuran Program Ijazah Pertama dan Ijazah Tinggi, University Malaya, 24/06/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Faculty Research Grant Appraisal Assessor (GPF), Faculty, 01/08/2018 to 31/07/2020
  • Cyber Security Program Curriculum Committee Member, Faculty, 07/08/2017 to 06/08/2020
  • Chief of Think Tank for Research Productivity and Impact , Faculty, 31/10/2017 to 31/07/2019
  • Head of Research Management, Quality Assurance Committee, FSKTM, Faculty, 01/10/2017 to 01/08/2019
  • Curriculum Committee Member (Curriculum Review) for Diploma Executive Information Technology Executive, UMCCED, University Malaya, 01/06/2018 to 30/06/2018
  • Head of Task Force (Grant Funding), Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Faculty, 01/02/2017 to 01/02/2018
  • Member of Task Force APEL C University of Malaya, University Malaya, 06/01/2017 to 30/09/2017
  • Deputy Dean of Undergraduate, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • Secretary for Task Force Teachning and Learning (Majlis Dekan ICT - MaDICT), National, 11/03/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • Semester System University Committee (JISS), University Malaya, 01/08/2014 to 30/07/2016
  • Advisor, Persatuan Komputer Universiti Malaya (PEKOM), University Malaya, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • QUALITY MANAGER, University Malaya, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • Committee of Undergraduate Appeal,FCSIT, Faculty, 02/01/2012 to 30/07/2016
  • Member of the Student Representative Council Student Election Committee UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA 2015/2016, University Malaya, 24/08/2015 to 30/11/2015
  • Co-Chair Postgraduate Research Excellence (PGReS), Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 2015, University Malaya, 08/06/2015 to 08/06/2015
  • DEPUTY DEAN OF UNDERGRADUATE, University Malaya, 01/06/2015 to 06/09/2015
  • Chairman for Faculty Orientation Week Commitee, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016, Faculty, 01/06/2015 to 06/09/2015
  • Task Force Committee Members Joint / Dual Degree Program & Internationalization Curriculum DVC (A&I) Strategic Planning (Internationalization) , University Malaya, 11/05/2015 to 31/08/2015
  • Co-Advisor for Industry Bootcamp for Second Year Students , Faculty, 02/03/2015 to 30/04/2015
  • Member of the University Malaya Self-Accreditation Audit Committee , University Malaya, 01/03/2015 to 31/12/2015
  • Dean's Cup Advisor, 2015, Faculty, 05/01/2015 to 30/04/2015
  • Co-Advisor, Majlis Anugerah Pelajar, FSKTM, Faculty, 05/01/2015 to 29/05/2015
  • Bright Sparks Student Progressing Report Panel, Faculty, 02/04/2012 to 30/07/2015
  • Coordinator for Master of Information Security (Proposed Programme), Faculty, 01/02/2012 to 30/07/2015
  • Committee of Audit Quality for Human Resource Matter, Faculty, 01/02/2011 to 30/07/2015
  • Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/07/2014 to 31/07/2014
  • Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/07/2011 to 30/06/2014
  • Co-Advisor, Cyber Crime Arts, University Malaya, 03/11/2014 to 31/12/2014
  • Committee Member for Postgraduate Studies, Faculty, 21/02/2011 to 30/06/2014
  • Head of Department, Computer System and Technology , University Malaya, 16/02/2011 to 31/07/2014
  • Committee Member for Undergraduate Studies , Faculty, 01/02/2011 to 30/06/2014
  • Entry Interview Panel for SPM & STPM Candidate to University of Malaya, National, 01/04/2013 to 30/06/2013
  • Evaluation Committee for Faculty Canteen Tender, Faculty, 01/03/2012 to 31/05/2012
  • University Representative, National Imagine Cup Competition, National, 01/03/2012 to 31/12/2012
  • ACTING DEPUTY DEAN OF HIGHER DEGREE, Faculty, 19/12/2011 to 02/01/2012
  • Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 16/02/2011 to 30/06/2011
  • Committee for Postgraduate Research Excellence (PGReS), Faculty, 01/06/2011 to present
  • Committee for INFORMATICS International Conference, organized by FCSIT, 2011, International, 01/06/2011 to 30/11/2011
  • Committee for FCSIT Writing Retreat Series 2, Faculty, 24/01/2011 to 28/01/2011
  • PhD (Computer Science), COMPUTING(Mobile Networks), LANCASTER UNIVERSITY, UK