Prof. Dr. Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman
Prof Noorsaadahb’s career in UM began in 1990 as a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, University of Malaya. She was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) of University of Malaya between the year 2015 to 2021. Prior to her appointment as the DVC (Research and Innovation) at UM, she served as the Director for the UM Institute of Research Management and Monitoring (IPPP), a position she held since January 2009. She was elected as a Fellow of the Malaysian Academy of Sciences (FASc) and was accorded the Top Research Scientist Award (TRSM) in 2016. In 2018, she was appointed a Fellow (ChM) of the Institut Kimia Malaysia.
Prof Noorsaadah currently chairs the Malaysian Open Science Alliance which oversees the Phase 1 implementation of Open Science Platform for Malaysia. In addition, she strongly supports the advancement in science education and is very much involve in promoting the standard of chemistry education in Malaysia through the International Chemistry Olympiad Program for Malaysia.