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Profile Dr. Abu Hasan

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Background

Dr. Abu Hasan Bin Ismail, Ph.D serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Prestariang Berhad. He has extensive experience having accumulated approximately 28 years of experience in relation to the training and educational fields. Throughout his career in academia, Dr. Abu Hasan Bin Ismail has undertaken extensive Research and Development ('R&D') work specifically in the area of Computer Aided Design, Geographical Information System, Computer Supported Collaborative Work, e-Learning, and interactive multimedia content. He has led numerous consultancy projects especially in the area of computer animation, and real-time visual simulation. He also has experience in broadband content especially in the area of entertainment, news and communities. He has been an Executive Director of Prestariang Berhad since November 18, 2010. He serves as Director of PR&D. He has been Executive Director of PSSB since 2004. He served as an Executive Director of FSBM Holdings Berhad from July 24, 2000 to April 19, 2004. He sits as a Board Member of UniTechnologies Sdn Bhd of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He continues to be involved in academic advisory work and currently a Council Member at Taylor's University, an Adjunct Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA and a Visiting Professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. His career started in 1982 when he joined Universiti Teknologi Malaysia as an Assistant Lecturer and became an Associate Professor in 1992. He left Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1997 and became the first Dean at the new created Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University. He holds a Diploma in Architecture from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1982), a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Architecture (1984), Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) (1986) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Master of Philosophy (MPhil) (1988), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (1996) from University of Sheffield United Kingdom.

A brief profile

  • 28 years of experience in relation to the training and educational fields
  • Currently involved in charting the Group's overall direction and strategy, R&D, developing new products and services, and managing the overall business operations of our Group

Current Academia Appointment

  • Adjunct Professor at University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Visting Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Council Member at Taylor's University
  • Member of International Advisory Board of US-based Computer Trade Industry Association (CompTIA)
  • Advisory Panel for International Business School (IBS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Trustee Member of Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa (YSS) under Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
  • Sits in numerous academic organizations and National Committies disbursing Research and Development (R&D) grants in the country

Previous Academia and R&D Involvement

  • Former Professor, Dean and one of the Founders, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, (1997)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (1996)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (1988)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (1986)

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