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science professor

Abu Bakar Haji-Hashim, Malaysian science professor. Achievements include first to set up Department of Education at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 1975, and its eventual elevation to Faculty of Education in 1993; first to set up Science and Education Department at Polytechnic Staff Training Center (now the University College of Tun Hussein Onn) in 1993.

Background

Haji-Hashim, Abu Bakar was born on August 28, 1944 in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia. Son of Haji Hashim Mohamad Ali and Rasmijah Rasiman.

Education

Bachelor with honours, University Malaya, 1969. Master of Arts, Ohio University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1985.

Career

Secondary school teacher Ministry Education, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 1970—1973. Assistant lecturer Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1973—1979. Head of education department University Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory, Malaysia, 1975—1981.

Deputy dean of science faculty Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 1986—1991. Head, department of science & education Polytechnic Staff Training Center, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia, 1993—1995. Dean of education faculty Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 1995—2002, professor of higher education, Johor, Malaysia, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to set up Department of Education at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 1975, and its eventual elevation to Faculty of Education in 1993. First to set up Science and Education Department at Polytechnic Staff Training Center (now the University College of Tun Hussein Onn) in 1993.

Membership

Chairman Council Deans of Education, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1995—2002. Member of Malaysian Association for Education (life. Member of management committee 1988—2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, photography.

Connections

Married Norma Suid, December 4, 1970. Children: Mas Sukmawati Abu Bakar, Isma Rafaee Abu Bakar, Nur Izawati Abu Bakar, Aisha Munirah Abu Bakar.

father:
Haji Hashim Mohamad Ali

mother:
Rasmijah Rasiman

spouse:
Norma Suid

child:
Mas Sukmawati Abu Bakar Haji-Hashim

child:
Isma Rafaee Abu Bakar Haji-Hashim

child:
Nur Izawati Abu Bakar Haji-Hashim

child:
Aisha Munirah Abu Bakar Haji-Hashim