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UOWD welcomes new academic staff

Sunday, 16 August, 2009

UOWD welcomes Dr. Norhayati Zakaria as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business and Management and Dr. Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering.

Dr. Zakaria completed her M.Phil. in Information Transfer from Syracuse University, USA and her M.S. in Management of Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, followed by her Ph.D. in Information, Science & Technology from Syracuse University, USA. Starting her academic career as a Teaching Assistant in the School of Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia, her last position was as Senior Lecturer, College of Business (COB), Department of International Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

Dr Yusof completed both his MPhil. in Information Transfer and MSc. in Telecommunications and Network Management, and later, his Ph.D in Information Science and Technology from Syracuse University, USA. He started his academic career as a Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Information Technology at Universiti Utara Malaysia and his final position at the same institution was as Deputy Director, Entrepreneurship Development Institute (IPK).

Both Dr. Zakaria and Dr Yusof have impressive research backgrounds and have published extensively.