Professor Dr Nordin Bin Yahaya
Dr Nordin Yahaya is the Senior Director of UTM International where he is responsible of planning, strategising and executing the internationalisation policies and initiatives as well as global reputation at UTM. Currently, he is the Chairman for Malaysia International Education Council (MIEC), the Chairman for Malaysia Network of International Directors (MUNID) and a member of International Education Task Force (IETF) for Malaysia.
Nordin graduated with BE (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Salford University (1988), MSc. in Offshore Engineering from Cranfield University (1992) and PhD in Civil and Offshore Engineering from Heriot–Watt University, United Kingdom (1999). He is a Professor in Structural Integrity at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He has been with UTM since 1988. At UTM, he has performed several senior administrative responsibilities including the Dean of School of Graduate Studies, Senate Member, Deputy Director for the University Marketing. He has served at other positions such as the Manager of International Students Affairs at UTM and the Deputy Dean and Head of Department at the Faculty of Civil Engineering.