2nd Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces Conference

Speaker's Details

Prof. Mohabattul Zaman Bukhari

Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia

Mohabattul Zaman Bukhari is Professor of Materials Engineering from Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP). He is presently the Director/Head of Cluster (Healthcare) of The Industry Centre of Excellence (ICoE) which was introduced by The Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE) with the objectives of empowering and inspiring relationship between IHLs and industries in realizing their existence objectives. This will helps them to develop intellectual capital according to their respective needs/requirements and increase their effort in the areas of research, development and commercialization. With his 22 years of experiences in industry and academia, Mohabattul Zaman will definitely help in inspiring the proper collaboration between industry-academia in achieving the goal of the ICoE, in particular as well as the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, in general.


In 2014, Mohabattul Zaman has been appointed as a member of the 11th Malaysia Plan (2015 - 2020) Technical Working Group (TWG) under the initiative of Graduate Employability (GE) and Internet of Things (IoT) Effort for National Healthcare. Preceding his term at the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Mohabattul Zaman was The President of UniMAP’s Postgraduate Students (SLAB/SLAI) at UK/Ireland and Europe (June 2010 – June 2013), Vice-President of Malaysian Postgraduate Students Association in Ireland (March 2010 – June 2011), Acting for the post of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & Internationalization) of UniMAP (May 2009 - Aug 2009), UniMAP’s Dean of Academic (June 2006 - October 2009), KUKUM’s Deputy Dean of Academic & Internationalization (March 2005 - May 2006) and Director of KUKUM Quality Unit (July 2004 – February 2005).


During his tenure of services in Motorola Inc. (1994 - 2004), he had held several Malaysia & US Patents in electronics packaging technology, recipient of GM Office Award for 10x reduction in time for New Product Introduction (NPI) initiative, won numerous Engineering and Technical Excellence Awards in surface mount technology (SMT), soldering and encapsulation technology as well as Silver Quill Awards in publications.


On the other hand, Mohabattul Zaman has been appointed by The Engineering Accreditation Council of Malaysia (EAC) and The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) as one of their panel members. Besides, he is one of the distinguished academics selected to participate in “Academic Peer-Review Survey” for QS-World University Rankings since 2013 and recently has been selected as one of the Peer-Review Members of QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited for QS-Stars Rated Institution.


He receives a B. Eng. (Hons) in Materials Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), M.Sc. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and read Ph.D. in Electronics Materials from Dublin City University (DCU). He is a Professional Engineer registered with The Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM), Corporate Member of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), Corporate Member of The Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IMM) and Life-Time Member with The International Who’s Who (in Professional Management) since 2003.