MSORSM Awards 2018

Monday , 31st Dec 2018

The MSORSM Awards is introduced in 2018 and the councils in Charge are Assoc Professor Noraida, Prof Dr Razamin Ramli and Assoc Professor Dr Syariza Abdul Rahman. In earlier discussions, two categories or awards are proposed, for both academics and industries. However, due to complexity, it is agreed to award the academic works only.

The MSORSM Research Award 2018 is to honour outstanding thesis/dissertation/project with significant contributions to the field of management science and operations research. Nominations were opened from 15th November 2018 to 31st December 2018 for thesis/dissertation/project report that was produced and approved by the university’s senate between January 2017 and September 2018.

For the current award, 12 nominations were received from the public institute of higher learning in Malaysia. Nominees that abided by the general and specific criteria as outlined in the Award Brochure were considered for evaluation by the professional panel consisting of council members and non-council members from the academia and industry.

The award recipients were selected from the best short-listed candidates for each category (if available) by the professional panel consisting of council members from the academia and industry.


PhD Thesis (Bronze: RM500 and certificate) 

  1. Dr Nurul Liyana Abdul Aziz, UMT under supervision of Dr Aidya Hanum bt Aizam
  2. Dr Mohd Zabid Mohd Faied, UUM under the supervision of Dr Norhaslinda bt Zainal Abidin
  3. Dr Ruzanita Mat Rani, UKM under supervision of Dr Wan Rosmanira Ismail and Assoc Prof Dr Mohd Nizam Abd Rahman


Master Thesis (Bronze: RM300 and certificate)

  1. Pn Siti Musleha Ab Mutalib, UiTM under supervision of Assoc Professor Dr Nazirah Ramli and Prof Dr Daud Mohamad


Master Dissertation (Silver: RM300 and certificate)

  1. En. Muhammad Zulqarnain Hakim Abd. Jalal, UUM under supervision of Dr Wan Laailatul Hanim Mat Desa
  2. Pn. Nurul Atikah Mohd Sharif, UUM under the supervision of Dr Norazura Ahmad and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazihah Ahmad



Award Presentation to some of the winners by MSORSM Council

From Assoc Prof Dr Syariza Abdul Rahman to Dr Wan Laailatul Hanim in UUM
From Assoc Prof Dr Syariza Abdul Rahman to Assoc Prof Dr Norhaslinda Zainal Abidin in UUM



From Assoc Prof Dr Syariza Abdul Rahman to Dr Norazura Ahmad dan Assoc Prof Dr Nazihah Ahmad in UUM
From Dr S.Sarifah Radiah Shariff to Dr Ruzanita Mat Rani in UiTM Shah Alam