Prof. Dr. Mohd Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman
Professor Dr. Mohd Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman is currently the Senior Professor of Chemistry at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He received his Ph.D in Catalysis Chemistry from University of Southampton and post-doctoral in structural biology at the University of Edinburgh. He was appointed as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. His research areas include biocatalysis, chemical biology, computational chemistry and bionanotechnology. He has published more than 200 papers, filed more than 30 patents and graduated more than 100 postgraduate students. He is the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Academy of Science Malaysia. Currently, he is the Dean, Faculty of Science (UPM), President, Malaysian Analytical Sciences Association and Chairman, Malaysia Deans‘ Council of Science and Mathematics. He was the Founding Chairman, Young Scientists Network and Director, Malaysia Genome Institute. He also actively participates in professional academic trainings and STEM outreach activities.