SERDANG, Sept 20 – Dato' Prof. Dr. Ahmad Farhan Mohd. Sadullah, 57, has been sworn in as Vice Chancellor, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) for three years from October 2, 2023 to September 17, 2026.
He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Transport Studies from the University of London in 1995, a Master of Science in Transport at the same university in 1990 and a Diploma in Imperial College (DIC) from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in 1990.
Prior to that, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International), USM from 2017 to 2020.
Dato' Prof. Dr. Ahmad Farhan started his career as a USM lecturer in 1995 and held the positions of Coordinator of the Innovation and Technology Development Unit (2000 – 2004), Dean of Engineering and Technology Research Platform (2004 – 2006) and Director of Innovation, Research and Innovation Division of USM (2006 – 2007).
Born in Petaling Jaya, Selangor was the recipient of the Road Safety Hero Award in 2015 for his expertise in the field of transport engineering at the national and international levels.
TIn addition, he was appointed as the Head of the National Blue Ocean Strategy Cluster (NBOS) of Road Safety and a member of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and served as Director General of the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) from 2008 to 2011.
Dato' Prof Dr. Ahmad Farhan is also involved in various committees at the national and international levels involving the areas of transport which include road safety, public transport, transportation sustainability, Smart Transport Systems as well as travel behaviour and traffic engineering.
Date of Input: 04/10/2023 | Updated: 04/10/2023 | lanz
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