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Hairudin Bin Harun, Malaysian science educator. Government of Malaysia/U. London academy scholar, 1983-1987, University Victoria Distinguished Scholar series, 1992.

Background

Harun, Hairudin Bin was born on June 5, 1957 in Segamat, Johor, Malaysia. Son of Harun A. Samad Bin and Kamariah Binte (Yahya) Harun.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1981. Master of Science, University College London, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1988.

Career

Laboratory assistant Johor Education Department Malaysia, 1971-1972. Teacher Munshi Ibrahim School, Labis/Johor, 1975-1976. Assistant controller Telecoms Government of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1981-1982.

Tutor faculty of science University Malaya, 1982-1987, lecturer, 1988-1992, professor Madya, since 1993, head department science and technical studies, since 1997, deputy dean Institute Postgraduate Studies and Research, since 1999. Chairman Technology Committee Virtual University Task Force, 2000. Science education consultant International Islamic Relief Organization, Manila, 1991-1993.

Consultant editor for science Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Press, Kuala Lumpur, since 1990, University Malaya Press, since 1991, Agriculture University Press, Serdang, since 1992. Head philosophy unit Institute Islamic Studies, Selangor, since 1990. Visiting fellow Secretariat for Islamic Science, University of Science Malaysia, 1994.

Visiting professor University Hawaii, 1995. Consultant to unit for high technical Office of the Science Advisor to the Government of Malaysia, Prime Min.'s Department, 1996. Technical consultant National Technology Mapping I & II, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, 1991, Artificial Intelligence: Technology or Philosophy?, 1992, From Greek Science to Islamic Science, 1992, Computer: From Idea to Sociotechnology, 1996, Artificial Intelligence: Fiction, Fact and Philosophy, 1997, History of Computer Science and Sociotechnology, 2000, Malay Cosmology in the Digital Age, 2000, British Colonial Science in Malay Peninsula, since 2001. Contributing author International Encyclopedia of Science and Technology in Non-Western Cultures, 1993.

Membership

President Malaysian Study Group, London, 1984-1986. Executive member Malaysian Students Republican Council, London, 1984-1985. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institution of Analysts and Programmers, College of Preceptors United Kingdom, New York Academy of Sciences, British Society History of Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, writing, reading, gardening, jungle trekking.

Connections

Married Zuraidah Binte Saidon: children: Khairunnisa, Muhammad K., Hassan H., Khairee A., Khairul A., Hadhinah.

father:
Harun A. Samad Bin Harun

mother:
Kamariah Binte (Yahya) Harun

spouse:
Zuraidah Binte Saidon: children: Khairunnisa

child:
Khairunnisa Harun

child:
Muhammad K. Harun

child:
Hassan H. Harun

child:
Khairee A. Harun

child:
Khairul A. Harun

child:
Hadhinah Harun