Serdang - Prof. Dr. Mohd. Azmi Mohd Lila has been appointed as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) for a three-year term commencing 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016.
UPM Vice Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Fauzi Ramlan in his announcement, said the appointment of Prof. Dr. Mohd. Azmi made by the Deputy Prime Minister who is also the Minister of Education of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato' Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, is to replace Prof. Dato ' Ir. Dr. Mohd Saleh Jaafar, whose appointment expires on 31 December 2013.
" As the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), his new portfolio will include overseeing the research enculturation through Research, Development and Commercialization (R&D&C) activities in UPM, " he said
He added, UPM management describes the appointment of Prof. Dr. Mohd. Azmi, who is also an alumni, will empower research, innovation and commercialization of research findings as well as to ensure UPM continues to be a leading Research University (RU).
Date of Input: | Updated: 14/03/2017 | mjamil