Shahriman Abu Bakar

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Shahriman Abu Bakar was born in year 1973. He attained his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree year 1997 from Mie University, Japan. Next, he completed his Masters in Mechanical Engineering in year 2006 and accomplished his PhD. in year 2010, both from his alma matter, Mie University, Japan. He is an established researcher and academician at UniMAP with vast experience both in the industry and in the academic field of system design. He has held the significant role of an assistant manager in NEC Semiconductor (M) from year 1997 to year 2003, whereby he supervised in the Machine Engineering Department. To pursue his ambition as an academician, he joined UniMAP as a fellow in year 2003. His dedication to his work opened doors for his promotion to a senior lecturer at UniMAP in year 2010, where he also served as the Deputy Dean of Student Affairs and Alumni. As he continued working on more projects at UniMAP, he was promoted to an Associate Professor in year 2014. Moreover, he is the mastermind and Leader of Litar UniMAP (UNIMAP Racing Circuit), Modenas UniMAP Research Centre and Automotive and Motorsport COE (MOTECH). 

Overall, he has published numerous high impact factor journals and written 5 book chapters. Throughout his service at UniMAP, he has actively been involved in research and has graduated 5 PhD. and 5 Master postgraduate students. He has also been invited as the keynote speaker at various international lectures and as a guest speaker, they are (i) Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia (ii) Institute of Technology Medan, Indonesia (iii) Institute of Technology Bogor, Indonesia (iv) Mie University, Japan (v) University of Sunderland, England (vi) Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology, India and (vii) Universiti Sains Malaysia. He was an active consultant at MARii (Automotive Experts), Proton Holdings, Aerospace Composite Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Terengganu Safety Training Centre Sdn. Bhd., Kernaf Technology Global Sdn. Bhd. and Sime Darby-UPM. 

He is working closely with various industrial partners and have signed several Memorandum of Agreement or Memorandum of Understanding to form both industrial and academic partnerships. His dynamic personality and involvement have earned him many awards both locally and internationally, in categories like, management awards, research and innovation awards, and, innovation awards. Over the course of the last 3 years, he has participated as an international innovation judge, accreditation panel and a grand panel in various expos and competitions. He also has various intellectual properties registered under his name, such as patents, industrial designs and utility innovations. He has become a familiar face in some community service initiatives that is aimed to aid the general public. In addition to his academic and research contributions, Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Shahriman Abu Bakar is also an associate of several professional and industrial memberships, namely, Institute of Engineer Malaysia (MIEM) (104150), Malaysian Board of Technologist (PT17120014), My Auto Systema Sdn. Bhd., Society of Human Factors Ergonomic Malaysia, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (94853062) and Occupational Safety & Health Management System Lead Auditor, NIOSH.

Nashrul Fazli Mohd Nasir

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Nashrul Fazli Bin Mohd Nasir has more than 16 years of experience in teaching, researching and in the industry. He was a pioneering student in Biomedical Engineering from University of Malaya (UM) and he received his B.Eng degree in year 2002. The following year, he continued his M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering at Keele University (Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire). Due to his keen interest in teaching, he joined Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) as a tutor at the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department and Mechanical Engineering Department for a year (2004-2005). In year 2005, he joined Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Malaysia (KUKUM) and was a part of the initial academic staff affiliated with the university’s Biomedical Electronic Engineering Program. 

Later the following year until year 2008, he was appointed as the first Program Chairperson for the Biomedical Electronic Engineering Program at UniMAP. Next, he embarked to pursue his PhD in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Melbourne Australia, which he completed in less than 3 years (March 2010-January 2013). Subsequently, from September 2013 until February 2019, he served as the Deputy Dean of Student’s Affair and Alumni at the School of Mechatronic Engineering, UNIMAP. However, presently he is an Associate Professor and the Head of Division (Medical Instrumentation). 

His areas of interest are on the application of natural resources from Malaysia’s biodiversity to fabricate tissue engineering scaffold. His research was recognized publicly via the Malaysian mainstream media (Utusan Malaysia, Berita Harian and Kosmo). Furthermore, apart from close associations with his Alma matter (the RMIT University and Keele University), he is also working closely with some out of the country academic affiliates from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. Not overlooking his local collaborations with academicians from University of Malaya, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and Multimedia Universiti Malaysia (MMU). 

During his service at UNIMAP, he has been invited as a guest at a talk show called, NINE-11, Bernama TV (24th January 2019) to depict the history and future prospects of Biomedical Engineering in Malaysia. Also, he is also dynamically involved with the Medical Device Authority (MDA) in Malaysia, specifically for the upcoming assessment of Biomedical Technical Personnel (BTP). In addition to his academic and research contributions, A/P Dr. Nashrul is also a member of several professional institutions, namely, Institution of Engineering and Technology (1100384977), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (93280863), Institute of Engineers Malaysia (G27595), Malaysian Society for Engineering and Technology (MySET), Malaysian Society of Medical and Biological Engineers, Malaysian Biomaterials Society (L-MBS/119) and Asian Federation of Biotechnology (MY00696).

Erdy Sulino Mohd Muslim Tan

Ts. Erdy Sulino Bin Mohd Muslim Tan is a versatile academician with more than 12 years of teaching and coaching experience. He completed his diploma in Mechatronics Engineering from the Institute Teknikal Jepun Malaysia (JMTI) in year 2005. He went on and completed his degree in Mechatronics Engineering at Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP) in year 2008. After completing his degree, he went ahead and pursued his passion for teaching at the School of Diploma Studies in UNIMAP. In the year 2017, he completed his M.Sc. in Mechatronics Engineering at UNIMAP and sustained his position as a respected academician at UNIMAP. 

During his teaching years at UNIMAP, he has actively participated and won medals in various competitions, both locally and internationally. He has also spearheaded numerous innovative researches and projects in the field of robotics and embedded systems. His noteworthy contribution was when he attained a gold medal at the Malaysia Teknologi Expo Covid-19 International Innovation Award 2021 for his project, ‘UV Light Mobile Robot for Sanitisation’. Throughout his service at UNIMAP, he was granted a significant number of excellence awards for his exceptional service and contributions. 

In addition to his academic and research contributions, Ts. Erdy Sulino is also an associate of several professional memberships, namely, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (93020093), Technologist Specialist (MBOT) (PT18050043), Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) (G1186171A) and Kursus Induksi Pentauliahan Persijilan Kemahiran PP-PPD-PPB (083339).