Energising Industries through Nanotechnology Commercialisation
Chairman of NanoMalaysia
Dr. Zawawi became Chairman of the board on 25 Nov 2011. He was the founding Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, the Dean of Engineering, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and also the Founding Director of Commerce Leadership Institute of CIMB Group, and one of the founders of Mimos Berhad. Dr. Zawawi had once served the Board of Malaysia Qualifications Agency MQA, Chairman of the Higher Education APEX Committee, Board Member of International Medical University, Board Member of National Defence University, Board Member of Razak School of Government, Chairman of Universiti Sains Malaysia and Chairman of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He had served several national bodies including National Information Technology Council, National Aerospace Council, National Scientific Research and Development Council, and National Higher Education Council. He was once advisor to both the National Science Centre and National Planetarium. Dr. Zawawi gained both his bachelor and doctorate degrees from the University of Leeds. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, a Member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia, and an Honorary Fellow of The Institute of Physics Malaysia for which he once served as its President (1976-79).
Member of Board Audit Committee
Dr. Salleh is a Board Director since 25 November 2011 and a member of the Board Audit Committee. A respected conservationist and academician, Dr. Salleh has played a major role in the protection of the Malaysian environment and the conservation of nature and natural resources, particularly via his position as the First Director-General of the Forest Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) and the President of Malaysian Nature Society (MNS). A Merdeka Award recepient and one of the 50 “Tokoh Malaysia” award winners, Dr. Salleh received his Ph.D. and Masters Degree from Michigan State University. Dr. Salleh chairs the Antarctica Task Force and has visited Antarctica twice and is currently the Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Chairman of Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Dr. Rujhan is a Board Director since 25 November 2011. He is also the Chairman of Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Dr. Rujhan received his Ph.D. and Masters Degree in International Economics from Ritsumeikan University, Japan. He is a Council Member of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and The National Council for Science and Research. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) and the Chief Executive Officer, Education Performance and Delivery Unit.