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Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor

Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd. Hamdi was appointed the 13th Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaya in November 2020. Prior to the current appointment, he was the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His academic career commenced in 1995 in Universiti Malaya as a tutor and he later became a lecturer in the Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture in 1997. He was then appointed as the Head, Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture (2003-2006). He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2006 and then served as a full Professor in 2010. He was also the former Dean, Faculty of Engineering, UM (2009-2011) and the former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International), UM (2011-2014). On top of that, his service and expertise are also recognised internationally. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2015-2016. Besides, Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd. Hamdi was appointed as AUA Executive Presidency 2021-2022 with unanimous approval from all fifteen members.
Currently, he is sitting on the APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities) Steering Committee for Asia – Southeast Asia seat for a two-year term from 2022 – 2024 and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Council from 2022-2025.
Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd. Hamdi will bring wealth, experience and leadership in the HEIs to promote collaborative activities with universities across world. He believes that his strong background plays a vital role in encouraging innovative, mutual learning and cooperation among institutions.

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