International Conference on
Green Sustainable Technology and Management
Dr Mohd Zahari Bin Ismail
Dr. Haji Mohd Zahari Bin Ismail is an experienced education, entrepreneurship, and community leader, currently serving as the Director General of the Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education. He has served in various states including Penang, Selangor, Perlis, Putrajaya, and Sarawak, holding positions such as Assistant Director, Deputy Director, and Director. Dr. Zahari holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from UKM (1989), a Master's degree in Business Administration from UUM (2002), and a Doctorate in Management (Entrepreneurship) from the University of Hull, UK (2010). He has obtained professional certifications from AKEPT, INTAN, Civil Service College, Singapore (2012), and Kellogg Business School, USA (2015). Additionally, he serves as an Academic Fellow at USM, a Board Member of MPKK, and a Board Member of SEAMEO. Dr. Zahari actively engages in knowledge sharing, presentations, and publications both domestically and internationally, with a focus on entrepreneurship, TVET, and lifelong learning.
Ir Professor Dr. Leong Wai Yie
Ir Professor Dr. Leong Wai Yie received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and bachelor’s degree (Hons I) in Electrical Engineering from The University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane, Australia in 2005 and 2000 respectively. She has authored 10 book series that highlight the innovation in Electronics and Biomedical Engineering. Wai Yie is currently the Immediate Past Chairperson of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET Malaysia Local Network), IET United Kingdom Council Member, the Vice President of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) 2020/2022 and Vice President of International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) 2020/2023, and Deputy Vice Chair of World Federation of Engineering Organisation (Women in Engineering Committee). She specialises in medical signal processing and telecommunications research. She has been researching IR4.0, wireless sensor networks, ultra-wideband and wireless communications, and Brain Signal Processing for signal conditioning and classification in various EEG-based mental tasks. She has developed a gait analysis system and upper limb tracking system. The novel bio-informatics technique has been commercialized and licensed to healthcare companies to extract important features of biomedical signals. Her research works have contributed to cultural enrichment, quality of life, health, and well-being and enhanced the biomedical research capacity, knowledge, and skills of businesses and organisations. The research project has also contributed toward the wealth creation growth of biomedical companies, business revenue, and innovative capacity. She has been successfully attracting R&D investment from businesses.
Associate Professor Dr. Vikineswaran A Maniam
Associate Professor Dr.
Nor Azian Abdul Murad
Dr Nor Azian Abdul Murad graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) from UPM in 1999, MSc (Medical Sciences) from UKM in 2004 and a PhD (Clinical Medicine) from the University of Queensland, Australia, in 2011. Currently, she is the director of UMBI. Her research interests include non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as cancer, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia. She is also involved in rare and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s, in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine UKM. Currently, her work focuses on identifying mutations or variants involved in these diseases using whole exome sequencing, targeted sequencing and genotyping using mass spectrometry. In addition, she also studied the genetic-environmental association related to NCD. For cancer, her latest research focuses on community engagement through early screening for colorectal cancer via the IFOBT kit. She received several grants, namely FRGS, GGPM, and GUP from the MOSTI and UKM from 2011 – 2015, Newton-MRC and a HICoE grant from MOHE in 2022.
Associate Professor Dr. Nurhizam Safie Mohd Satar
Associate Professor Dr. Nurhizam Safie Mohd Satar has over 27 years of experience in both academia and industry. He currently serves as an Associate Professor at the Centre for Software Technology and Management (SOFTAM), Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. In addition to his research work in e-learning, business process management, and agile project management, he also serves as the Faculty's Dean. Dr. Nurhizam is a Professional Technologist - Ts./P. Tech (IT) conferred by the Malaysian Board of Technologists (MBoT) in 2018. He has collaborated on various projects with the Malaysian Public Sector, including Enterprise Architecture, Big Data Analytics, Blockchain Technology, and Data Integration. Since 2010, Dr. Nurhizam has been involved in agile project management practices, and he enjoys teaching Project Management at the Master level using the agile approach or a combination of traditional methods. He also teaches the Business Process Management course at the undergraduate level, incorporating real industrial cases in case studies and assignments. As the Deputy Dean (Networking and Alumni), Dr. Nurhizam engages with MNCs, GLCs, SMEs, and alumni to collaborate with the faculty. He is passionate about sharing his expertise, skills, and experience with others.
Associate Professor Dr. Yow Yoon Yen
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yoon-Yen Yow is an algae biotechnologist and her research focuses on the discovery and development of new compounds from algae as nutraceutical candidates in the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases. Additionally, she is working on the beneficial effects of algae in cosmeceuticals and its anti-microbial and anti-cancer properties. She is also interested in the study of molecular phylogenetics and genetic diversity of algae, and invasive Pomacea apple snails. Her research findings have been published in internationally renowned journal publishers and produced several graduates. Also, she received various national and international research grants and multiple awards for her academic and research excellence.