Wednesday, December 19, 2007

WEDNESDAY-19TH DECEMBER 2007- Nine new professors join UMS

Nine new professors join UMS
KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Sabah (UMS) has added nine new professors to its line-up of academicians to further improve its position as the fast emerging academic centre in the country.
Its Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Noh Dalimin yesterday announced the name of the new professors, saying their appointment will boost the University's effort to position itself to a higher level.
The newly appointed professors are Prof Dr Rosnah Ismail psychology), Prof Dr Fauziah
Abdul Aziz (Physics), Prof Dr Felix Tongkul (Geology), Prof Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah (Environment) and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, Prof Dr Amran Ahmad (Mathematics).
Joining them are Prof Dr Awang Bono (Chemistry), Prof Dr Abdul Noor Yeo @ Yeo Kiam Beng (Artificial Intelligence), Prof Dr Zulkifli Mohamed (Education) and Prof Dr Roselina Ahmad Saufi (Business).
Speaking to reporters after attending a talk on Global Warming at the university yesterday, he said all the professors were appointed based on their experience, expertise and excellent contributions in the field of research and academic writing both in and outside the country.
He said their appointment were agreed by UMS Board of Directors and the University itself.
Mohd Noh also announced the appointment of Abdullah Mohd Said as the University's new registrar effective Oct 22.
Previous Registrar Hela Ladin left UMS after reaching mandatory retirement age.