Dr Sithi V Muniandy is currently a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Physics Department, University of Malaya. He obtained his DPhil in Mathematics (Oxford, UK), MSc in Theoretical Physics and BSc (Hons.) in Physics) (UKM, Malaysia). His research specializations are in statistical physics and quantum physics with research interest covering topics from transport processes, physics of information in noisy quantum systems. Dr Sithi advocates STEM education enriched by passion and purpose through holistic Art+STEM=>SDG learning philosophy, in collaboration with researchers from the Faculty of Creative Art, Museum of Asian Art, and Academy of Malay Studies. He founded the Learning Enrichment Committee (LearnX) at the Department of Physics, University of Malaya that promotes activities that 'open up the mind, to think out of the box'. He served as the Deputy Dean (Research) at Faculty of Science, Dean of Frontier Science Research Cluster (IPPP), the University of Malaya Senate member and currently heads the Center for Theoretical and Computational Physics, Faculty of Science.