Prof Dr Mokhtar Abdullah
Vice Chancellor, UNIMY
Prof. Dr. Mokhtar is a seasoned professional in higher education. He has over 38-year experience in academia as Dean of Faculty, Director of Research Centre, and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic and Research, and has the proven capabilities in strategic planning and execution, building and leading teams to a new pathway of growth and building industry engagement for employability. He is the recipient of the Education Leadership Award in 2018 by CMO Asia.
Prof. Dr. Mokhtar, a PhD in Statistics from University of Dundee and Master of Science in Statistics from University of Kent at Canterbury, England, United Kingdom, is also a Chartered Statistician, fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (FRSS), United Kingdom and a former President of the Institute of Statistics, Malaysia (ISM).
His main expertise is Robust Statistical Methods for data analytics. His other areas of expertise include application of analytics tools such as SAS, SPSS, SmartPLS, AMOS, R, and data visualization tools such as Tableau and Qlikview and RapidMiner Studio and Exploratory for Big Data Analytics. He is also the developer of award-winning predictive model ‘The Values-based Total Performance Excellence Measurement’ and ‘The Malaysian Customer Satisfaction Index (MCSI)’. His most recent publication, ‘Harnessing the RIGHT-TO-MIGHT Framework and Organisational Entropy for Organisational Excellence’, is a monograph published by UNISEL Press, in conjunction with his Professorial Talk at Universiti Selangor (UNISEL), in February 2018.