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VISITING PROFESSOR - 2017

Name                           : Emeritus Prof Dr Shaharir Md Zain
Institution                   : University Kebangsaan Malaysia
Date of Visit(s)           : 12 January 2011 – 11 January 2012
                                       13 January 2012 – 12 January 2013
                                       4 February 2013 – 3 February 2014
                                       10 March 2014 – 9 March 2015

                                       Okt 2016 - Sept 2017
E-mail                         : riramzain@yahoo.com


 

Brief Biodata


2011- now: Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, UM 
1983-2008: Professor of Mathematics at UMT (2006-2008) and 
Professor of Mathematical Physics at Univ. Kebangsaan Malaysia since 1983 
1988-1994: Deputy Vice Chancellor at Univ. Kebangsaan Malaysia

Fellowship, Scholarship and Memberhip: 
2006: Felo Persatuan Sains Matematik Malaysia (Offered) 
1996: Felo Akademi Sains Malaysia 
1990: Fellow of the Institute Mathematics and Its Applications, UK 
1992:Honorary Member of The Muslim Assoc. for the Advancement of Science (MAAS) India 
1988: Felo Institut Fizik Malaysia 1987:Fellow of the Islamic Academy, UK 
1987: Listed as a Mathematician by IMU (International Mathematical Union) 
1985/86: Fulbright Scholar , USA 
1979: Commonwealth exchange scholar 
1967-1974: Colombo Plan Scholar 

Education: 
Received an education in a Malay Medium School up to Sixth Form (Arts Stream up to Form Five; Science Stream from Sixth Form onwards). B.Sc. Hons (in Pure and applied Maths) and Ph.D (in Quantum Mechanics) at Lat Trobe Univ. Melbourne, Australia under the Colombo Plan Scholarship 

General Aims and Purposes in Scientific Activities: 
To produce scientific knowledge based on local values and culture and to strengthen Malay as one of languages of science and mathematics. 

Scientific Products: 
Several yearly articles in Mathematical Physics, Finance & Management Science, History and Philosophy of Mathematical Science, Indigenisation & Islamisation of Mathematical Science, Mathematical Education, Discourses and Engineering in Malay Language, 

Have produced more than 30 university text and reference books in Malay, Hundreds of articles in Malay & English.

 

 

Name                           : Professor Dr John Nirenberg
Institution                   : Walden University, Minneapolis, USA
Date of Visit(s)           : 1 October 2017 - 28 October 2017

E-mail                         : john.nirenberg@gmail.com

 

Brief Biodata:

 

John Nirenberg ­- has served as a dean, professor, consultant, and writer seeking to uncover the principles that result in eupsychian organizations – psychologically healthy, creative, productive and satisfying workplaces. Currently, John is a Fulbright Specialist and a consultant to organizations with T-Quad. Formerly, he was Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change and a mentor to doctoral students at Walden University where every dissertation must contribute to positive social change.

 

John is the author of Global Leadership (Capstone/Wiley); Power Tools: A Leader’s Guide to the Latest Management Thinking (Prentice Hall); and, The Living Organization: Transforming Teams Into Workplace Communities, published jointly by Irwin Professional Books and Pfeiffer and Co. His articles have appeared in professional and academic journals on five continents.

 

He has lived in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and Thailand for almost ten years where he was an educator and consultant. While in Malaysia he edited Aspects of Management in Malaysia. It was the first management book in Malaysia that integrated Malaysian cultural influences with conventional management principles.

 

He received post-doctoral training in interpersonal dynamics at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where, upon completion of his training, he served as a course facilitator in that program. He earned his Ph.D in Educational Administration and Organizational Behavior, an MBA, a Master’s Degree in Social Science, and a Master of Fine Arts degree (Creative Nonfiction Writing).