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Seven of the 27 newly elected Academy of Science Fellows from UPM

By Khairul Anuar Muhamad Noh

 

KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 - Seven scientists and researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) were among the 27 newly appointed Fellows of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM).

UPM and Universiti Malaya, each of which had seven newly elected Fellows topped the list of universities in Malaysia.

The newly appointed Fellows based on fields are:

'Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' - Prof. Dr Abdul Rahman Omar (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Prof. Dr Raja Noor Zaliha Raja Abd Rahman and Prof. Dr Tan Wen Siang (Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecule Sciences) as well as Prof. Dr Tan Chin Ping (Faculty of Science and Food Technology).

'Chemical Sciences' - Prof. Dr Khozirah Shaari (Faculty of Science)

'Engineering Sciences' - None

'Mathematics, Physics and Earth Sciences' - Prof. Dr Zainal Abidin Talib (Faculty of Science)

'Medical and Health Sciences' - None

'Science & Technology Development and Industry' - None

'Social Sciences and Humanities' - Prof. Dato' Paduka Dr Tengku Aizan Tengku Abdul Hamid (Faculty of Human Ecology)

ASM's fellowships consist of calibre scientists, engineers, technologists and social scientists who have made distinguished contributions in their respective fields.

Individuals with merit and constant high decorum integrity value with important features as ambassadors at the national and international levels stand a chance for an annual nomination. Fellowships are appointed based on a stringent selection process covering seven disciplines. - UPM

 

Date of Input: 24/05/2019 | Updated: 31/05/2019 | hairul_nizam

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