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Mohd Shahir Shamsir Omar



Mohd Shahir Shamsir Omar

Vice President

Innovation and Technology Managers Association (ITMA) Malaysia

Professor Shahir formerly served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia between the years of 2020 and 2023. He also served as the Director of the Innovation and Commercialization Centre (ICC) between the years of 2016 and 2019, as well as the Deputy Director of Research University at the Research Management Centre (RMC) of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia between the years of 2012 and 2016. In the past, some of his responsibilities included monitoring the policy, management, and coordination in UTM and UTHM for the Innovation & Commercialization of Intellectual Properties, Consultancies, and Contract Research. His area of research is bioinformatics and computational biology where he began his research on the modeling and characterization of prions in the mad cow disease.