Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Zainuddin Abd Manan

Prof. Zainuddin Abdul Manan is a professor of chemical and energy engineering, the founding director of UTM Process Systems Engineering Centre (PROSPECT), founding Dean of UTM Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering, founder of UTM Sustainable Energy Management Program and the CEO and founder of the UTM spin-off company OPTIMISE Sdn Bhd. He began his career as an engineer in PETRONAS and Hume Industries and has been an academic leader, educator, researcher, consultant and professional coach for over 25 years. He completed over 100 R&D & consultancy projects serving local and multinational companies, has numerous patents and over 450 publications that include 15 books/ chapters, 220 refereed journals and 250 conference proceedings on energy and resource conservation using process integration techniques. He is a co-author of the globally referred Book on Process Integration and Intensification – Saving Energy, Water and Resources. Zain is a UK/EU chartered engineer, a Fellow IChemE (UK), Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia, a professional engineer, a professional technologist, a certified energy manager, a registered electrical energy manager and a certified trainer for ASEAN energy managers. He has coached professionals from over 500 organisations and delivered over 400 invited talks in professional courses, conferences and seminars worldwide. Zain has been the technical advisor for the Malaysian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. He founded and spearheaded the UTM Sustainable Energy Management initiative that led UTM to achieve over USD 7 million energy savings between 2011 and 2020, and to win the ASEAN Energy Award.

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  • Company

    Kementerian Tenaga dan Sumber Asli (KeTSA)

  • Position

    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) & Technical Advisor (Thermal Energy)

  • Update Time

    Updated 2022

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