Personal
Name                      :Zainal Aripin bin Zakariah
Place of birth          :Malacca
Date of birth           :20.12.1945
NRIC                       :451220-04-5167
Home address        : No.5, Jalan 7/3F, Seksyen 7,
                                 Bandar Baru Bangi,43650 Selangor
Telephone number  : +6017 603 6722
e-mail                      :zainalaripin@utem.edu.my

Education Background

B. Sc. (E.E.), Elec. Eng. (Power),  Strathclyde University,  June 1973
M. sc. (E.E), Elec. Eng (Power), Ohio University, June 1977
Phd (Dr), Elec. Eng (Total Technology), Bradford University, June 1986
Dip. B. A. (PG), Product Management, Bradford Managemnt Center, June 1983
Adv. Diploma Homeopathic Medicine, PPHM/ City University, Sept 1985

 

Employment

No.

Name and Address of Institution

Post/Appointment

Date of Start/Finish

 

1

Technical University Malaysia , Melaka (UTeM)

Dean, Faculty of Electrical Eng.  

 Professor, Technology Management

 

July 2007 until now

2

Open University Malaysia , Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 K.L.

Professor, Technology Management

June 2002 until June 2007

3

Gabungan Jurubina, Ampang Point, Ampang, K.L.

Director, M&E Division

June 2000 until May 2002

 

4

Telekom Malaysia Menara Telekom Malaysia, Jalan Pantai Baru, K.L.

General Manager, R&D Division

August 1993 until May 1999

 

 

 

5

  Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Jalan Semarak, K.L.

Professor, Technology Management;

Dean, Research and Consultancy Unit;

Deputy Dean, (Admin.),       Faculty of Electrical Eng. Elektrik

Dec. 1990 until April 1994; 

Oct. 1989 until August 1993

July 1987 until Oct.1989

 

6

Royal Malaysian Navy Volunteer Reserve

Commanding Officer / Commander

Nov.1980 until Dec. 2000

7

United Motor Works, Shah Alam, Selangor

Technical Assistant

May 1971 until Oct. 1971

  Research Projects ( Last 5 years)

No

Title

Year

Outcome

Financial support

 

1

University-Industry Collaboration in micro-engineering and nano-electronic R&D in Malaysia .

2003/4

Completed and report submitted to IMEN

IMEN/UKM

 

2

Policy and Management of R&D in Industry: Case study of Ingress Technology Centre.

2003/4

Completed and Master thesis submitted

UM

 

3

Lean Manufacturing – Case study of an Electronic Company operating in Malaysia

2006/08

Ph.D. research still on-going

OUM Ph.D. program

  Consultancy Projects ( Last 10 years)

Bil

Tajuk

Tahun

Hasil

Sumber Kewangan

1

Modernization of KTM communication

2001

Completed on time

Malaysian Government

2

Electrification of KTM lines between Sentul and Batu Caves

2002

Project is deferred

Malaysian Government

 

3

Design of Smart Schools (A total of 10 schools)

2001 to 2002

All completed

Ministry of Education

4

Housing projects and commercial center

2003 to 2004

Completed

Private Developer

  Membership of Professional

No

Name of Institution

Period of Membership

Type of Membership

Contribution

1

Institute of Engineers , Malaysia

1973 until now

Fellow

First Interviewer

2

Management Science and Operational Research Society, Malaysia

1987 to 1993

Member

Founding Member

3

Technology Management Society, Malaysia

2003/4 until now

Life-Member

Chairman

Founding Member

4

Malaysian Homeopathic Medical Association

1978 until now

Life-Member

Advisor, Past-President, Practioner