Prof. Ts. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
Professor Ahmad Fauzi Ismail is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He is the Founding Director of Advanced Membrane Technology Research Center (AMTEC), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Prof. Fauzi graduated with a B.Eng. (Petroleum Engineering) and M.Sc. in (Chemical Engineering) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), before pursuing his Ph.D. in Chemical and Process Engineering at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, specializing in Membrane Manufacturing Technology. He is currently focusing on the development of polymeric, inorganic and mixed matrix membranes for various application. He is the author of over 900 papers in refereed journals with current Scopus h-index of 79 and citations of 28,663, and over 50 book chapters. He has authored or co-authored 6 books and edited or co-edited 11 books, 9 Patents granted and 21 Patents pending. Prof. Fauzi served as the Chief Editor (Water Treatment and Desalination), Emergent Materials, among others. He received more than 130 awards both at National and International level. The most notable ones being The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize in Engineering Sciences for 2019, Merdeka Award for the Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Category, ASEAN Young Scientist Award, and the National Academic Award (Innovation and Product Commercialization Category). He has also been named as one of Most Cited Researchers in the world by Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic in Chemical Engineering 2016.