My Brief Profile

Mohammad Nazir AHMAD has educational background includes the achievement of a degree in Bachelor of Information Technology in Industrial Computing from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) (1998), and subsequently receiving an MSc in Information Systems from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) (2002). In 2009, he was awarded a PhD in the field of Information Technology from the University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane, Australia. He is currently an Associate Professor at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He has been active for many years in the fields of Ontology and Knowledge Management; areas in which he has been supported by numerous research grants, totaling in excess of RM 2,000,000. In addition to this, he has authored at least 150 publications comprising of 51 indexed journal articles (Scopus/ISI), 27 non-indexed journal articles (Non Scopus/ISI), 52 refereed conference articles, 6 chapters in books, 3 edited books, 8 newspapers articles, 3 magazines articles and 2 technical reports. He has supervised 19 BSc, 12 Masters and 10 PhD projects to completion and is currently supervising 5 PhD candidates. His firm belief is that the application of innovation, creativity and passion is necessary in anything that people want success in, and he believes that this is what ensures that academic work has a significant contribution to community and real world problems. He always strives for strategic balance by bridging the gaps between academic, business and industrial worlds. Dr Mnazir is also member of the International Associations for Ontology and Its Applications (IAOA), member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and Exco of Technology for Malaysian Association for Information Systems (MyAIS).

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