Abdullah b Gani

 

PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Professor Dr. Abdullah Bin Gani, SMIEEE, FASc
Designation
  Professor
Department
 
Faculty
 
Tel. No. (Office)
 
Fax No.
 
E-mail Address
  abdullah.gani@taylors.edu.my
Homepage URL
  http://www.abdullahgani.com
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-2888-2009
Address(Office)
  School of Computing and Information Technology, Taylor's University, Subang Jaya, Selangor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
Ph.D, University Of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
M.Sc (Information Management), Hull University, Hull, UK
B.Phil, Hull University, Hull, UK

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

MAMPU, CERTIFIED OPENOFFICE.ORG AND LINUX INSTRUCTOR, 2010, (National)

CISCO, CISCO CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR, 2005, (National)

Member of International Association of Engineers , Associate Member, 2005, (International)

IEEE, Senior Member, 2000, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Deputy Dean Of Research, Faculty Of Computer Science And Information Technology Dean's Office, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 01-Jul-12 - 30-Jun-14

Deputy Dean Of Higher Degree, Faculty Of Computer Science And Information Technology Dean's Office, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 16-Feb-11 - 30-Jun-11

Penghulu, NADI FSKTM, Department Of Computer System & Technology, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 01-Feb-10 - 31-Dec-10

Chairman, Workshop on Curriculum Proposal for Master of Networking Degree Program., Department Of Computer System & Technology, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 02-Jun-07

Chairman, Committee of FCSIT Family Day, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 13-Oct-06

Incident Officer, Fire Drill Comittee of FSKTM, 2006, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 11-Sep-06

Head Of Department, Department Of Computer System & Technology, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 01-Jun-06 - 31-Aug-07

Secretary, Workshop on Malaysian IPTA's IT Vision, University Malaya, 07-Apr-99

Head Of Department, Department Of Computer System & Technology, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, 01-Apr-98 - 30-Nov-99

Coordinator of Distance Learning Program with Open University, University Malaya, 05-Jan-98 - 29-Oct-99

CAREER HISTORY
(Post), (Organisation), (Period).


Lecturer, MAKTAB PERGURUAN PEREMPUAN MELAYU, 01/04/1992

Teacher, SEK.MEN.RAHMAT, KUALA SUNGAI BARU, 01/01/1980 until 31/12/1992

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Switched Networks (QoS, Traffic Engineering)

Soft Computing (Reinforcement Learning)

Routers Technology (Resource Control)

Soft Computing (Intelligent Agent)

Middleware Technology (Intelligent Middleware)

Mobile Computing (Resource control)

Mobile Network Technologies (WIMAX)

BIOGRAPHY

Abdullah GANI is a Professor at the Department of Computer System and Technology, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He obtained tertiary academic qualifications from the University of Hull, UK – B.Phil, and M.Sc (Information Management) and the University of Sheffield, UK for Phd in Computer Science. Prior to his degree studies, he acquired the Teaching Certificate from Kinta Teaching College, Ipoh and Diploma of Computer Science, from ITM. He has vast teaching experience due to having worked in a number of educational institutions locally and abroad – schools, Malay Women Teaching College, Melaka, Ministry of Education; Rotterham College of Technology and Art, Rotterham, UK, University of Sheffield, UK. His interest in research kicked off in 1983 when he was chosen to attend the 3-Month Scientific Research Course in RECSAM by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Since then, more than 150 academic papers have been published in proceedings and respectable journals internationally within top 10% ranking. He received a very good number of citation in Web of Science as well as Scopus databases. He actively supervises numerous students at all level of study – Bachelor, Master and Phd. Area of interest in research includes Self-Organized Systems, Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Wireless related networks. He is now working on Mobile Cloud Computing with the High Impact Research Grant of USD 800,000 (RM2.5) for the period of 2011-2016. He is also the Principal Investigator of the research ‘Al-Quran and Hadith Authentication Systems’ with the grant of RM650,000. Besides that, he has received several grants of more than RM350,000. Currently, he is the Director of the Centre for Mobile Cloud Computing Research (C4MCCR at http://mobcc.fsktm.um.edu.my), which focuses on high impact research. The Centre has published more than 60 papers in Tier 1 and Tier 2 ISI-indexed journals in the last 5 years. Internationally, he serves as a Visiting Professor at the King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, Adjuct Professor at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. Currently, he serves as a reviewer to several high quality journals, and Chief-in-Editor of Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, ISI-indexed journal. Locally, he is a Visiting Professor at the University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (2015-2017). He serves as a Chairman of Industry Advisory Panel for Research Degree Program at UNITEN, Malaysia (2015-2017). He is a senior member of IEEE and was elected as a Fellow Academy of Sciences Malaysia (FASc) for Engineering and Computer Science discipline.