Keynote Speaker (ICRDSTHM-17)

Professor  (Dr.) Hamzah A. Rahman,

Department of Quantity Surveying,

Faculty of Built Environment,

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Brief Profile:

Professor Dr. Hamzah Abdul Rahman is currently a professor at the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. He was the first President/CEO of the International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) from August 2012-February 2017. IUMW is the private university set up through a joint venture between UM and the University of Wales, U.K.

Before joining IUMW, he was the Deputy Vice-chancellor (Research and Innovation). He has served as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Development and Estate Management in charge of development policies and projects from 1996 to 2003. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST, UK), M.Sc. from University of Florida, and BSc. (Hons) from Central Missouri State University. His research interests are in Quality and Project Management in Construction. He earned his Diploma from UiTM in 1979. Besides being a Fellow Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Professor Dr. Hamzah has authored many publications in international journals and conferences. His research interests include project management, mitigation of delay in construction projects, risk management, quality management and renewable energy.

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