Keynote Speakers

November 28-30, 2017 |  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  

Prof. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abdul Shukor
University of Malaya, Malaysia

M. Hamdi is a senior professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya. He received his B.Eng. (Mechanical), from Imperial College, London and his M.Sc. In Advanced Manufacturing Technology & System Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST). His Doctoral study was in the field of thin film coating for biomedical applications for which he was conferred Dr. Eng by Kyoto University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering, UK and a Charted Engineer (C.Eng) with the UK Engineering Council. Professor Dr M. Hamdi has devoted his career in nurturing research and innovation and has mentored over 125 postgraduate students, particularly in the field of advanced machining, materials processing and surface engineering. He has authored more than 145 ISI journals and having a h-index of 20. He is also a director and founder of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Processing (AMMP Centre), in which has grown from modest-size team of researchers and engineers to an interdisciplinary research hub. Professor Dr M. Hamdi has obtained recognition from various international and local organizations.

Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Zulkifly bin Abdullah,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Ir. Dr. Mohd Zulkifly Abdullah received the B.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom in 1990, M.Sc degree in Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics from the University of Strathclyde, Galsgow, United Kingdom, and the Ph.D degree in fluid dynamics also from the University of Strathclyde. He studied Ph.D under project title, “Experimental investigation and computer simulation of an improved cyclone dust separator”.

He was a production superintendent with the Malaysian Sheet Glass Berhad, from 1990-1992 before he further postgraduate study in United Kingdom. He joined the School of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia after completed his Ph.D degree in 1997. He taught a number core mechanical engineering courses such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), design project and numerical methods. He was appointed as an Associate Professor in 2003 and appointed as a full Professor of Mechanical Engineering in 2010. Currently, he is a principal investigator with the advanced packaging and surface mount technology research. He has authored or co-author more than 150 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include CFD, heat transfer, electronic packaging, surface mount technology, electronic cooling and combustion. He has successfully established collaboration works with Intel Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd., Celestica (M) Sdn. Bhd. and Jabil Circuits (M) Sdn. Bhd. in the areas of electronic packaging and surface mount technology. Because of his well known in the field, he has been invited to give keynote/invited lectures at University of Manipal, India, National Institute of Technology, Calicut India, University of Tarumanangara, Jakarta Indonesia, University of Kuala Lumpur (MSI), Kedah Malaysia and Intel Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd., Penang Malaysia. He also involved the consultancy works with 5 companies in Malaysia related to his expertise fields.

Ir. Dr. Abdullah has supervised 15 Ph.D and more than 30 M.Sc students. Currently, he is supervising 8 Ph.D students in his research laboratory. He also the recipient of Outstanding Paper Award 2013 conferred by the Emerald Group Publishing Limited in the journal of Soldering and Surface Mount Technology.

Prof. Wirachman Wisnoe
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Prof. Wirachman Wisnoe was born in Bandung, Indonesia in 1962. He is currently working as professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam, Malaysia. He obtained his degree from University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France. He then took his further studies in Aeronautical Engineering at ENSICA, Toulouse, France. Prof. Wirachman Wisnoe received his Doctor of Philosophy in Fluid Mechanics from ENSAE/Sup’Aero, Toulouse, France in 1993. After graduated, he worked at the Indonesian Aerospace Industry (PT. IPTN) as Head of Mission Systems Department. In the year 2005, he joined UiTM. His research is focused on the aerodynamics of Blended-Wing-Body UAV and also in the area of thermofluids.