Goodbyes & Hello to our faculty members

This year and second half of last year, we say goodbye to several retired faculty members. They are: Professor Dr Abdul Hanan Abdullah, Professor Dr Abdul Samad Ismail and Dr Maznah Kamat.

We also said goodbyes to our beloved faculty members who moved on to next endeavour in their life; Dr Mazura Mat Din and Dr Syed Zainudeen.

We also would like to welcome our newest faculty member, Dr Nur Haliza Abdul Wahab who came over from UTAR. The students look forward to your expertise and guidance.

Thank you PM Dr Nora. Welcome Prof Dr Shafie!

Thank you PM Dr Nora. Welcome Prof Dr Shafie!

Aligned with the new UTM Synergy 4.0, SCSR has its first Director, Profesor Muhammad Shafie Abdul Latif. He is not new to the programme, have been the Head of Department in charge of SCSR before. This is his third tour of duty with SCSR.

Professor Dr Muhammad Shafie Abd Latiff

We would like to thank Associate Professor Dr Norafida Ithnin, who is now the Associate Chair (Quality & Strategy) for School of Computing.

Fulbright Program (Application Deadline: December 31, 2017)

Fulbright Program (Application Deadline: December 31, 2017)


Application Period Begin: November 1, 2017
Deadline: December 31, 2017

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities.  During the Program, Global UGRAD participants challenge themselves to explore U.S. society, culture, and academic learning.  They also participate in community service and enhance their professional skills.

The application for participation in the 2018-19 academic cycle will be open November 1- December 31, 5:00pm EST.

For application information and instructions, please visit


Eligibility for the Global UGRAD Program:

  1. Applicants must be a citizen of Malaysia.
  2. Applicants must be studying in Malaysia.
  3. Scholarships will be granted to students who currently are enrolled in full-time undergraduate programs only, having completed a minimum of their first semester of study. Participants must have at least one semester or an equivalent term to complete at their home institutions upon completion of the Global UGRAD Program.
  4. Applicants should demonstrate leadership potential through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.
  5. Applicants must demonstrate a command of written and spoken English. The TOEFL exam will be required of those selected as finalists or alternates.
  6. Preference will be given to those who have had little or NO experience in the U.S. or outside of their home countries.
  7. Applicants must be committed to return directly to their home country after the completion of the program.
  8. Applicants are over 18 years of age.


Individuals in the following circumstances are not eligible for the Global UGRAD Program:

  1. U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States;
  2. Individuals currently studying, residing, or working outside of their home country;
  3. Local employees of the U.S. missions abroad who work for the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); employees are also ineligible for one year following the termination of employment;
  4. Immediate family members (i.e. spouses and children) of U.S. Department of State and USAID employees; family members are also ineligible for one year following the termination of employment;
  5. Current World Learning employees and their immediate family members.


For more information:

For inquiries,  please call or e-mail at



Calling all SCSR students! Registration is free and the event is in JB. Accommodation, meals, certificate and T-Shirt will be provided.

This will be a very valuable experience for you. We will have our very own Malware Research and Penetration Testing expert, Dr Syed Zainudeen to coach you and have a lecturer as an advisor for each group.

Contact Ms Marina for further information. Ayuh!

Web Security Course by IASRG

Web Security Course by IASRG

IASRG is planning a course on Web Security in the event of the recent Anak Bawang Cyber web defacement spree, following the mishap with the Indonesian flag at the SEA Games. Web Administrators are encouraged to attend to get the pertinent knowledge to secure your site from such attacks in the future. This will be a 2-day course from 18 to 19 September 2017. Here is the program flyer.

IASRG training

Please contact: for more info.

If you know of someone who will need this course or find it useful, feel free to pass this flyer around.

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