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Dr Ahmad Khushairy bin Makhtar


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Ph.D. in Risk Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan (2017)


Short Biography:
Ts. Dr. Ahmad Khushairy Bin Makhtar is a senior lecturer at the School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA. He is a certified Professional Technologist from the Malaysia Board of Technologies (MBOT). He also a certified Ergonomics Trained Person endorsed by DOSH. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tokyo University of Science, Master’s Degree in Risk Engineering from the University of Tsukuba, and Doctor of Philosophy in Risk Engineering from the University of Tsukuba. After completed his master’s degree in 2009, he worked at Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) as a Research Officer before joining UiTM as a lecturer in 2010. He is currently attached with Malaysian Institute of Transportation, MITRANS as Associate Fellow and been a consultant for various projects with several companies such as SCANIA, Volvo and Mobilus etc. He is a member of several professional bodies such as Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Malaysian Board of Technologist (MBOT). He also appointed as Secretary for Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Malaysia (HFEM) from 2019-2021. He had supervised a total of 29 undergraduate students. He had completed many research projects sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Innovation and Ministry of Higher Education. His current research focus is on Human Factors and Ergonomics with engineering approaches. He published numbers of article in the international level conferences and journals.