Keynote Speakers


Prof. Jamaluddin Mahmud, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

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Short Bio: Assoc Prof Ir Dr Jamaluddin Mahmud obtained his PhD degree in (Biomechanical) Engineering from Cardiff University UK; MSc (Manufacturing) Engineering degree from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM); and B.Eng. (Hons.) Mechanical Engineering degree from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). He joined the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering UiTM as a lecturer in 2001 and currently he is an Associate Professor. He has served UiTM Management Team at various levels such as a Deputy Dean, Head of Academic Programmes and the Head of Industry Linkage at the Chancellery's Office of Industry, Community and alumni Network (ICAN). He has more than two years of industrial experience, working as a service executive at UMW Equipment Sdn. Bhd. His competency in mechanical engineering supported by his past experience in industry and current involvement with industries has enabled him to register as a Professional Engineer (Ir) with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). Assoc Prof Ir Dr J Mahmud has been lecturing on Biomechanics, Composite Materials, Finite Element Method and Engineering Design, which happens to be his areas of research interest and has published more than 100 technical papers in journals and conference proceedings locally and internationally. Due to his expertise and experience, he has been appointed as a judge in design competitions, external examiner, keynote speaker, panel evaluator, visiting researcher and a member in various technical committees at national and international level.


Prof. Ir Dr. Mohd Hamdi Bin Abd Shukor, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Biography: Prof Hamdi is a senior professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya. He received his bachelor degree from Imperial College London and his master degree from the University of Manchester. He was awarded the Monbusho scholarship to do his doctoral studies in Kyoto University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK. Prof Hamdi is a Charted Engineer with the Engineering Council, UK and a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. He is also a director and founder of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Processing, in which has grown from a modest-size team of researchers and engineers to an interdisciplinary research hub. Having devoted his career in nurturing research and innovation, he has mentored over 130 postgraduate students, particularly in the field of advanced machining and materials processing. He has more than 30 patents, has authored more than 150 ISI journals and having a h-index of 22. Prof Hamdi has obtained recognition from various international and local organizations.