Dr. Mundzir Abdullah

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Nano Optoelectronics Research and Technology (INOR)

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Name: Mundzir Abdullah

Designation: Dr.

Present Position:  Senior Lecturer

Email: mundzir@usm.my

Area of Specialization:

Optics and laser

Correspondence Address:

Institute of Nano Optoelectronics Research and Technology (INOR),
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM),
11800 Penang, MALAYSIA

Office address:

Ground Floor, Blok A, No 10, Persiaran Bukit Jambul,
11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia

Tel:+604 653 5648
Fax:+604 653 5639

ResearcherID: H-6509-2016

Scopus Author ID: 54997110600


Dr. Mundzir Abdullah is currently a lecturer in Institute of Nano Optoelectronics Research and Technology (INOR), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). His research work revolves around wide areas of photonics ranging from nonlinear optics, laser material processing, nanomaterials synthesized by laser ablation, optical emission spectroscopy, fiber optics sensors, and high-speed laser imaging. He has published more than 30 articles in the international journals and 3 books. He also active participant of Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX), bagging a total of 2 Gold medal, 1 Bronze medal.

He was formerly a Postdoctorate Research Fellow in Laser Center, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Dr Mundzir graduated PhD (Physics) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2015 at the age of 23 years and 5 months. Under the supervision of Prof. Dr Noriah Bidin a renowned professor of in the field of laser, he got A Grade for his Viva, Graduate on Time (GOT), a Merit Award for his thesis. He is awarded the “Outstanding Individual Award- Young Achievers Category” by The Malaysia Book of Records as “The youngest PhD Holder in Malaysia” in the same year.

He has been invited as a Plenary Speaker in Laser Technology & Optics Symposium (LATOS 2015), Johor Bahru, Malaysia in 2015. He also received invitation as an invited speaker for 1st Symposium of Optical Fiber Laser Technology 2018 (SopFLAT 2018), in Batu Pahat, Johor.


Academic Qualification

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM

Doctor of Philosophy, April 2015

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM

Bachelor of Science, September 2012


Professional Membership

Persatuan Saintis Muslim Malaysia (PERINTIS)


IEEE Photonics Malaysia





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