Governance

Chancellor

Chancellor

Professor Emeritus Tengku Dato’ Shamsul Bahrin

Professor Emeritus Tengku Dato’ Shamsul Bahrin has been with Nilai University (Nilai College as it was then known) since its inception in 1998. In his role as President, he was instrumental in getting the institution upgraded to ‘university college’ (2008) and full ‘university’ status (2012). He holds an Honours degree in Geography from Universiti Malaya and a Master’s Degree in Geography from the University of Sheffield, UK. He is a firm believer in democratisation of higher education through scholarships and financial aids.

Vice Chancellor

Professor Dato’ Dr. Azhar Bin Ismail

Professor Dato’ Dr. Azhar has more than a three-decade career as an entomologist at Mardi and the Malaysian Cocoa Board. Before he was appointed the Vice-Chancellor of the Nilai University, he was the Director-General of the Malaysian Cocoa Board and was at the helm for more than 10 years.

Professor Dato’ Dr. Azhar did his undergraduate degree in Entomology at the University of California, Davis and continued his graduate degrees of Masters and PhD in Entomology at the Washington State University. He served as an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Crop Protection at University Putra Malaysia in Serdang Selangor. Also, he was the President of the Entomological Society of Malaysia (Entoma) in 2001-02.

As a Vice-Chancellor of Nilai University, Professor Dato’ Dr. Azhar will oversee all aspects of the university’s operation, especially in teaching, research and public service mission. He looks forward to boldly leading the university to new heights in academic excellence, public visibility and upward mobility for students from all backgrounds.

Vice Chancellor
Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Norman Chu

Mr. Norman Chu brings in two decades of experience to the education industry. He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor and a Master Degree in Civil Engineering. He is an Associate Member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) and a graduate member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

After graduating in the United States, he worked for 4 years in the US as a researcher and engineer before returning to Malaysia. He was a Geotechnical Engineer with a local construction company, which had projects throughout Malaysia before joining a private institution as a lecturer. He has held various posts including as the Head of School, Registrar, Executive Vice-President, Principal, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor for a private college and university.

Mr. Chu will oversee the university’s operations to bring progress by including current trends and opportunities for the growth of Nilai University.

Executive Committee

Norman Chu

Norman Chu

Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Ida Chin Meng Li

Ida Chin Meng Li

Registrar

Ts. Harlina Harun

Ts. Harlina Harun

Dean
Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology

Lim Thian Lai

Lim Thian Lai

Deputy Registrar (Student Services)

Senate

Professor Dato’ Dr. Azhar Bin Ismail

Professor Dato’ Dr. Azhar Bin Ismail

Vice Chancellor

Norman Chu

Norman Chu

Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Ida Chin Meng Li

Ida Chin Meng Li

Registrar

Ts. Harlina Harun

Ts. Harlina Harun

Dean
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Technology

Lim Thian Lai

Lim Thian Lai

Deputy Registrar (Student Services)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Evyan Yang Chia Yan

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Evyan Yang Chia Yan

Head
Centre for Research & Post Graduate Studies

Dr. Gan Kam Kong @ Gan Joo Kong

Dr. Gan Kam Kong @ Gan Joo Kong

Head
Graduate School of Business, School of Management and Marketing
Faculty of Business, Hospitality and Humanities

tang

Prof. Dr. Tang Keow Ngang

Head
Postgraduate Programme in Education (GPE)
Faculty of Business, Hospitality and Humanities

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ng Shee Ping

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ng Shee Ping

Head
School of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology

Dr. Louie Longasa Timajo

Dr. Louie Longasa Timajo

Head
School of Aircraft Maintenance
Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology

Dr. Siti Aishah Binti Hussin

Dr. Siti Aishah Binti Hussin

Head
School of Management & Marketing
Faculty of Business, Hospitality & Humanities

Kalpana Nair A/P Kerupagaran

Kalpana Nair A/P Kerupagaran

Head
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Faculty of Business, Hospitality & Humanities

Dr. Irma

Dr. Irma Naddiya Binti Mushaddik

Head
School of Accounting & Finance
Faculty of Business, Hospitality & Humanities

Fan Wai Mun

Fan Wai Mun

Head
School of Hospitality & Tourism
Faculty of Business, Hospitality & Humanities

Lee Xui Xian

Lee Xui Xian

Head
School of Nursing
Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology

Head
School of Computing
Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology

Kavita a/p Arumugam

Kavita A/P Arumugam

Head
Examination Unit

Administration Team

Norman Chu

Norman Chu

Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Ida Chin Meng Li

Ida Chin Meng Li

Registrar

Lim Thian Lai

Lim Thian Lai

Deputy Registrar
(Student Services)

Lim Eng Seng

Lim Eng Seng

Senior Finance Manager
Department of Finance

Sujatha.R

Sujatha.R

Manager
Department of Human Resources

Nallammah Peresamy

Nallammah Peresamy

Head
Department for The Office of Admission & Records

Nagalingam Karpayah

Nagalingam Karpayah

Manager
Campus Building & Grounds

SECURITY

Lt.(R) Kamal Azwan Norkamal

Manager
Safety & Security

Herman Shah Zainal

Herman Shah Zainal

Librarian
Learning Resource Centre

 Khoo Teck Yong

Khoo Teck Yong

Chief Liaison Officer (China Student)

Chin Shook Hon

Chin Shook Hon

Assistant Manager
International Office

Kavita a/p Arumugam

Kavita A/P Arumugam

Head
Examination Unit

Choi Chong Pau

Choi Chong Pau

Assistant Manager
Department of Student Affairs