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B.Sc. (Chem. Eng. – Tulsa, USA), M.Sc.(Process Safety and Loss Prevention – Sheffield, UK), PhD (Risk Assessment – Sheffield, UK)

Lecturer of Chemical Engineering Department

Chemical Engineering Department
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai,
Johor, Malaysia.

Room: N01-312
Phone: +607 5535602
H/p : +6013 7273652


Dr. Mohamad Wijayanuddin bin Ali received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa, USA in 1988. He started his career as an assistant lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 1990 and is currently an associate professor specialising in occupational safety and health. He obtained his Master’s degree in Process Safety and Loss Prevention in 1993 and his Ph.D in Risk Assessment from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1997.

Dr. Wijayanuddin was the Head of Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, UTM from September 2010 until October 2012. He was previously the Head of Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering from July 2006 until September 2010. Before that, he was the coordinator for Chemical Engineering External Program (SPACE) from 1997 to 2006. He was also the Head of Process Control and Safety Research Laboratory from 2003 until 2007 where high quality research and graduate studies take place.

Dr. Wijayanuddin also involves in various consultancy projects such as Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) and also Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP). His partners in QRA and HAZOP projects are Prof. Dr. Arshad Ahmad and also Associate Prof. Adnan Ripin, from the same faculty in UTM.

Over the years since 1998, Dr. Wijayanuddin has conducted many short courses to the industries in the area of chemical engineering, occupational safety and health and also HAZOP studies. He also gives lectures on an occupational safety and health topic for the “Penilaian Tahap Kecekapan” (PTK) courses at UTM.

In terms of occupational safety and health (OSH) activities, Dr Wijayanuddin was a Secretary for the Faculty’s Occupational Safety and Health Committee from 2007 to January 2010. He was appointed as a member of the committee since 2003. For competencency in OSH, he has completed the Chemical Health Risk Assessment (CHRA) course in 2005 and also Safety and Health Officer (SHO) course in 2008. Since 2006, Dr Wijayanuddin was appointed as a team member for UTM internal safety audit for the purpose of CITRA KARISMA AWARD at UTM.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 January 2013 )