Ir. Prof. Dr. R.Badlishah Ahmad

Professor in Malaysia

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Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) since 15 March 2017. (

Graduated M.Sc (1995) and PhD (1999) from University of Strathclyde (Scotland, UK). B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1994) from University of Glasgow (Scotland, UK). Diploma in Electrical Communication from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

Experiences of 12 years (2005-2017) as Dean at the School of Computer and Communication Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), managing academic program for Diploma, Undegraduate, MSc and PhD. Has supervised more than 40+ PhD and MSc students.

Specialized and Expertise in Computer and Telecommunication Network Modelling, Embedded System Design and Open Source Software.

Vast experiences as accreditation panel or evaluator for Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC). Has been involved in curricullum development for engineering diploma, engineering undergraduate and engineering technology programme (electronic based programme). Recently appointed as MQA Council Member.

Academic Advisor/Examiner for WOU, AIMST, UTeM, Manipal International University (MIU), MSU and UNITEN.

International expert for Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) and Daffodil International University.

Appointed as thesis examiner for MSc and PhD for UTM, USM, UKM, UPM, UNITEN, UTP, UMT, UMP.

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  • Work
    • UniSZA
  • Education
    • University of Strathclyde
    • University of Glasgow
    • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia