Six young lecturers from UPM were selected as Exco members of the Young Scientist Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) for 2019.
The young lecturers who were given the trust were led by Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Saripan, who was appointed as the Honorary Treasurer; Dr. Chau De Ming (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thahira Begum who were appointed as the Chair and Co-Chair of Science Integrity Working Group, respectively; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yap Wing Fen (Faculty of Science) who was appointed as Chair of the Science@Media Working Group; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Azlina Wan Ab Karim Ghani (Faculty of Engineering) who was appointed as the Co-chair of the Science Policy Working Group; and Dr. Siti Sarah Othman (Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences) who was appointed as the Co-chair of the Science Leadership Working Group.
YSN is a network established in December 2012 as part of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM). This network provides a platform for the nation’s young scientist community. Under ASM, they act as a thinking group and implementers who lead the most advanced science in this country and contribute significantly to the field of science, engineering, technology and innovation at the global stage.
Furthermore, it is hoped that this group of prominent young scientists will be able to realise the nation’s aspiration in achieving scientific excellence and creating positive impact towards the development in the field of science and technology in this country.
Date of Input: 17/01/2019 | Updated: 17/01/2019 | hairul_nizam
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