Dato Mohd Ghazali Abdul Rahman

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Dato Mohd Ghazali Abdul Rahman

Also Known As: "Pak Ngah"
Death: May 25, 2007 (69)
Immediate Family:

Son of Abdul Rahman Yusop and Esah Bachik
Husband of Private User
Father of Private User; Private User and Shazli Mansor Mohammad Ghazali
Brother of Mahmood Abdul Rahman; Private; Mohammad Salleh Abdul Rahman; Siti Zabedah Abdul Rahman; Private and 1 other

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About Dato Mohd Ghazali Abdul Rahman

He received his B.Sc. (Hons) and Ph.D. from Australia in 1963 and 1967 respectively. He started his carrier as a lecturer in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya from 1967 to 1970. He is one of the prime mover for the establishment of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. In 1970 he moved to Univeristi Kebangsaan Malaysia as a Dean of Science. Subsequently, he was appointed as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia from 1975 to 1978 and as Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic and Administration from 1978 - 1982. He received his Professorship from the UKM in 1974. One of his great contribution to the higher education system of Malaysia was the establishment of the first Matriculation Program at UKM in 1974.

In April 1982, Datuk Ghazali was appointed as the Director of Tun Ismail Atomic Research Centre (PUSPATI). A year later when PUSPATI was put under the Prime Minister Department and changed name to the Nuclear Energy Unit (NEU) Datuk Ghazali continue to head the NEU and became the first Director General from June 1983 to May 1993. He was the third and longest serving (1982 - 1993) Director General of the Malaysian Institute for Nuclear Technology Research which was then known as NEU.

Datuk Ghazali was involved in many professional activities, councils and committees at national, regional and international levels. Datuk Ghazali was the appointed Chairman of the Atomic Energy Licensing Board, fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, fellow of the Malaysian Scientific Association. He participated in the American Council on Education Academic Administration Internship Program in USA in 1976/77 and attended the Stanford Executive Program 1990, Stanford University, USA. He received several awards such as PGDK, JMN, KMN and DSN for his contributions and services to the government. Datuk Ghazali is married to Prof. Datin Sharifah Mariam bte Syed Mansor and has three children.

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