Professor Dato’ Dr. Mohammad Fauzan Noordin received his Ph.D. from the University of Wales, U.K.1997; MBA from the Central Missouri State University, U.S.A. 1991; and B.Sc. (Computer Science) from the University of Missouri Kansas City, USA 1989. He is Professor in Knowledge Technology at Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia. His book entitled “ICT and Islam” has been used as the textbook in several universities and printed for second edition. Within just over a decade, his career has spanned far and wide. Currently, he is the Head of ICT and Islam Research Cluster; he was the Dean of Center for Postgraduate Studies, IIUM (2012-2013). In 2004, he was Visiting Scholar at University of Bahrain (2004-2005) and Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2010-2011).
Besides these, he is an appointed and has been a member of the research panel for the Research Grant at the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation since 2005, a Panel Thinker for National Dakwah Policy of Malaysia, Adjunct Professor at University Islam Sultan Sharif Ali, Brunei Darussalam (2017-18). Adjunct Professor, at Swinburne University Technology Sarawak Branch (2019-20), Member of Majlis Syura Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang, Majlis Agama Islam Pulau Pnang (2019-20).
Another testimony of his capability is his appointment as the first Dean of ICT at the Al-Madinah International University Malaysia (2007-2008). Certified Lead Auditor Training ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System, 2012, Lead IT Auditor at Obeikan Investment Group, Riyadh, KSA, April 2013. He was Principal Consultant for UMP ICT Strategic Planning, 2011- 2013. Member of Board the Advisor for K-Perak, State of Perak 2013.
Previously, he was Dean of Office Corporate Strategy and Quality Assurance (2011-2012), Director of the Centre for Collaborative Technology (2009-2010), IIUM Director for Information Technology Division (2001–2004), Director for Centre for IT Advancement (2004), and Director for Center for Excellence in Continuing Education E-Learning (C-ExCEL) (1999). He was Co- Founder MyAis (Malaysian Association Information System).
He specializes in Knowledge Technology, Management Information System (MIS), ICT and Islam, Social Networking, Cloud Computing, E-Banking, Knowledge Management and Wisdom in ICT. In terms of publishing; he has contributed more than 100 books, chapter of the books and articles in various local and international journals. His research on Multilingual Search Engine and Retrieval System won the Best Research for University level 2009 and 2 Silver awards at the International Invention and Technology Exhibition 2009. He has often been invited by national TV and Radio stations and interviewed by national newspapers as an expert on ICT issues.
He has also been invited as a Guest Speaker presenting talks on Grid Computing, Cloud Computing and Information Technology at International Conferences in Canada and Taiwan. He was invited as Speaker in System Quality Software Conference at Düsseldorf, Germany, May 2006, invited as Speaker by JAIST for MALAYSIA-JAPAN on Advanced Technology in Information and Knowledge Sciences, Kanazawa, Japan, June 4-5,2013. Also invited as Headline Speaker for Cloud Asia Expo, Hong Kong and Singapore, 2015, 2013 and 2014, 2016.
He was invited as Keynote Speaker at NOORIC2013 at Taiba Unversity, Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2013, IMAN Conference 2014 in Amman, Jordan and CITSM Conference 2014, in Jakarta Indonesia. Recently invited as Resource Person in Islamization of Knowledge in Malaysia, Indonesia,South Korea and Kenya by IIIT.
- Awarded Gold for WisemantiiQ in ITEX 2016 and Gold INNOPA International Award 2016.
- Awarded Bronze for Animation Category title “Al-Kahfi” and Bronze Award for Promising
- Award for Animation Category title “Al-Biruni” at IWFF’13 (Islamic World Film Festival 2013).
- Has two Patents: Utility Innovation – WiSeMantiQ Ontology – UI 2014000401 and Trademark – WiSeMantiQ – Class 42 2013017363 – Class 9 2013017360
In 23rd July 2022, he was conferred Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri award by the Governor of Pulau Pinang, Tuan Yang Tun Dato’ Seri Utama Ahmad Fuzi bin Haji Abdul Razak which carries the title Dato’.