A Roundtable Discussion

Sunday , 30th Jun 2019

A round table discussion was held on 30th June 2019, which attended by the Operation Research (OR) practitioners and academicians at Air Keroh D Village, 1726, Jalan Ayer Keroh, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Malaysia. The objectives are to plan for the future of OR in Malaysia through academic syllabus as well as through industrial practice. The plan is hoped to be able to support the country in producing more talents in data analytics as well as more local experts within industries.

The round table discussion included three objectives:

  1. Strategic Direction of MSORSM
  2. OR Roles & Contribution to industries
  3. Current and Future OR related academic programs

Participants are from academicians, industries and relevant parties who are part of the society. The following are the invited participants:

  1. Prof Dr Mohd Omar, Universiti Malaya
  2. Assoc. Prof Dr. Adibah Shuib – Universiti Teknologi MARA
  3. Assoc Prof Adam Baharum – Universiti Sains Malaysia
  4. Assoc Prof Dr. Lee Lai Soon – Universiti Putra Malaysia
  5. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noraida Abdul Ghani – Universiti Sains Malaysia
  6. Prof. Dr Razamin Ramli – Universiti Utara Malaysia
  7. Assoc Prof Dr Zulkifli Mohd Nopiah – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  8. Assoc Prof Dr Syariza Abdul Rahman – Universiti Utara Malaysia
  9. Ms Jamilah Haron– Kimberly Clark Regional Services Sdn Bhd
  10. Mr Nik Ariff Nik Omar – SAS Malaysia
  11. Insp. Mohd Norzikri Kamaruddin – Polis Diraja Malaysia
  12. Dr Norhazwani Md Yunos – Universiti Teknikal Malaysia, Melaka
  13. Dr Wong Li Pei – Universiti Sains Malaysia
  14. Dr Norshahrizan Nordin- Universiti Malaysia Perlis


  1. Dr S.Sarifah Radiah Shariff – Universiti Teknologi MARA
  2. Dr Siti Meriam Zahari – Universiti Teknologi MARA
  3. Ms Zuraidah Derasit- Universiti Teknologi MARA
  4. Mr Muhammad Asmui Abdul Rahim – Universiti Teknologi MARA