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Prof. Dr. Ahmad Ziad Sulaiman

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs and International)

Unicersiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA)

Dr. Ahmad Ziad Sulaiman is Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic and International Affairs and Professor of Biochemical Engineering in the Faculty of Chemical & Process Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA). Professor Ziad holds a B.Eng (Hons) and M.Eng (Chemical Engineering) degree from University of Technology, Malaysia, and a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. He served as the Senior Director of Research Management Centre, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) from 2019 – 2022.

Professor Ziad was appointed as Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for Sustainability of Mineral and Resource Recovery Technology, UMPSA, to develop research projects and proposals, undertake research and evaluate outcomes related to Minerals and Sustainability research. He was responsible to plan, coordinate and implement research programmes in accordance with University strategy, policy and procedures and funder requirements.

Professor Ziad is a practicing Professional Engineer (PEng P.C) and registered under Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Corporate Member of Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (MIEM), Graduate Member of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (GIPENZ), Associate Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (AIChemE), UK., Member of New Zealand Microbiology Society and senior panel auditor of the various accreditation body in Malaysia such as MQA, EAC & ETAC BEM and TTAC MBOT. His work addresses many aspects of biochemical and chemical engineering, applied biotechnology, and environmental technology. His research areas include bioreactor design, microbial fermentations, enzyme technology, separation technology, herbs extraction (solvents and enzymatic extraction), sonobioreactors technology, ultrasound and transport phenomena.