ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SITI NURANI BINTI MOHD NOOR

  Associate Professor Dr Siti Nurani Mohd Nor is the Founding Director of the Centre for the Initiation of Talent and Industrial Training formerly known as the Section on Co-curricular Studies, External Electives and TITAS (SKET).  She also held the post of Head of the Department of Science & Technology Studies in the Faculty of Science, University of Malaya from 1999-2001, 2008-2011 and 2012-2014.  She  studied the Philosophy of Ethics  at the University of New South Wales and was awarded the Master of Science in Society (1995).  In 2001, she gained a partial scholarship to attend an intensive course in Bioethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at the Georgetown University, Washington DC.  She was awarded a PhD in Bioethics by the University of Malaya in 2003.  She spearheads and designed the Faculty course Ethics and Safety and introduced PBL as the learning strategy. Also coordinator of the Faculty of Science course Professional Ethics and Morals in 2002-2004, until today Siti teaches the following courses, Issues in Bioethics, Ethics in Science & Technology Studies, Ethics of Knowledge and the Profession as well as a postgraduate course Ethics, Sociology and Communications in S&T and Ethics and Sustainable Policies in S&T and Innovation, recently branded as Ethics of Sustainability Science.  Her research interests include Problem-based learning in Ethics, Ethics of New Biomedical Technologies (Bioethics),  Ethics of Animal Experimentation, Public Understanding of Science through Empowerment , Ethics of Human Enhancement and most recently Women in Science.  She is also an active member of the RUSHHAP-UNESCO Bangkok Working Group 5 on Ethics of Energy Technologies – Community Engagement and the Asian Bioethics Association. She was also Visiting Scholar of the Monash Bioethics Centre for Bioethics and Human Rights in 2012. She has supervised to completion 4 PhD scholars and one Master graduate with 5 more ongoing and 4 more Masters students.  Siti was also appointed External Examiner of the Master of Bioethics Programme (2010) in Centre for Bioethics, Sindh Intitute of Urology, Karachi and Master of Bioethics of the Bangladesh Bioethics Association (2016).  More recently, she was appointed Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics of the American University of Sovereign Nations, Arizona, USA http://ausn.info/faculty  Siti is also Editor-in-Chief of the e-journal of HSD (Holistic Student Development), a journal created under the aegis of the Malaysian Universities Co-curriculum Council (UniCC).   She has published widely international and the following are some of her more notable contributions:  1. Mathana Amaris Fiona Sivaraman & Siti Nurani Mohd Noor. 2014. Ethics of embryonic stem cell research according to Buddhist, Hindu, Catholic, and Islamic religions: perspectives from Malaysia. Asian Biomedicine. 8(1): 43-52.  2. SNM, Nor. 2010.  Human Genetic Technologies and Islamic Bioethics. In: Pfleider, G. et al. (eds.). GenEthics & Religion. Basel. London: Karger Scientific Pub. DOI:10-19/isbn.978-3-8055-74-1  3. SNM Nor, 2010. Case XXIII: Heart-lung transplantation –assessing high risks. In: Schicktanz, S., Wiesemann, C. & Wöhlke, S.[Eds.] Teaching Ethics in Organ Transplantation and Tissue Donation: Cases and Movies. UNESCO Chair in Bioethics: Universit tsverlag Göttingen.  4. SNM Nor 2006. The Ethics of Human Cloning: The Malaysian Discourse In: Roetz,Heiner [Ed.] Cross Cultural Issues in Bioethics - The Example of Human Cloning. Amterdam & NY: Rodopi-Brill.      

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MR. AMIRUL MOHAMAD KHAIRI BIN MANNAN

Amirul Mohamad Khairi Mannan is currently a teacher at The Centre for Foundation Studies in Science, University of Malaya since October 2012. He is also a research assistant at the same university. His field of specialization is Arabic Speech Recognition. He completed his degree in Electrical Engineering in University of Malaya in 2005 and Master in Computer Science in University of Malaya in 2013.

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DR. BADRUL HISHAM BIN MOHAMAD JAN

Badrul Mohamed Jan, SPE is a researcher and academic lecturer attached to the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia.  He holds a BS, MS and PhD degrees in petroleum engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Jan’s research areas and interest include the development of super lightweight completion fluid for underbalance perforation, ultra low interfacial tension microemulsion for enhanced oil recovery, and conversion of palm oil mill effluent into super clean fuel for diesel replacement. He has published numerous technical conference and journal papers. Jan is the deputy director of University Malaya Center of Innovation & Commercialization. His responsibilities include providing an environment at the University of Malaya conducive to researchers bringing their research outputs to a commercialization-ready level.

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RECENT PUBLICATION

Chen, Y. C., Chen, W. H., Lin, B. J., Chang, J. S., Ong, H. C. (2016). Impact of torrefaction on the composition, structure and reactivity of a microalga residue. Applied Energy

Li, R., Wang, Q. Y., Cheong, K. C. (2016). Quanzhou: Reclaiming a glorious past. Cities

Sajjadi, B., Asaithambi, P., Aziz, A. R. A., Ibrahim, S. (2016). Mathematical analysis of the effects of operating conditions and rheological behaviour of reaction medium on biodiesel synthesis under ultrasound irradiation. Fuel

Saat, R. M., Fadzil, H. M., Abd Aziz, N. A., Haron, K., Rashid, K. A., Shamsuar, N. R. (2016). DEVELOPMENT OF AN ONLINE THREE-TIER DIAGNOSTIC TEST TO ASSESS PRE-UNIVERSITY STUDENTS\ UNDERSTANDING OF CELLULAR RESPIRATION. Journal of Baltic Science Education

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Quantitative Trading Strategy for Fund Management: An approach using artificial intelligence enhanced indicators

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Fiqh Kehartaan Malaysia: Konsep dan Amalan

Modeling Drivers and Barriers to Adopting Risk Management Practices in Malaysian Small Construction Projects

utilization of palm oil clinker (POC) as coarse and fine aggregates in concrete

Percutaneous neuroplasty in carpal tunnel syndrome: PRP vs. steroid

Understanding service interactions among multiple stakeholders in User Generated Content (UGC) enabled virtual environments

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