Professor Mahendhiran Sanggaran Nair

Vice President (Research and Development)
Directorate

mahendhiran.nair@monash.edu
603 5514 6122
Room 6-5-92

Professor Mahendhiran Nair is the Chief Executive Officer of Monash Malaysia R&D Sdn Bhd and Vice President (Research & Development) at Monash University Malaysia. He is a Fellow of CPA (Australia). He is also a Professor of Econometrics & Business Statistics at Monash University Malaysia.

Prior to taking up his current position, he was the Deputy President (Strategy) and Head of School – School of Business at Monash University Malaysia. In his current role as Vice President (Research & Development), he is leading the development of multi-disciplinary research platforms that contribute to the socioeconomic development of Malaysia and regional economies. In his current role as CEO of Monash Malaysia R&D Sdn. Bhd, he has established research collaboration with lead industry associations and industry players to enrich teaching & learning experience of staff and students in the university. The strategic engagement also enhances translational R&D that contribute to nation building.

Professor Mahendhiran’s academic training is in the following areas: mathematics, statistics and econometrics. He has many years of experience researching and teaching in Canada and the Asia-Pacific region. He currently leads a research team that uses data science methods to study the impact of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) on socioeconomic development of emerging economies. He has published his research work in leading international journals and presented in high impact conferences & forums.

Professor Mahendhiran has been a subject matter expert for government agencies, public policy organisations and ‘think-tanks’ in Malaysia and the Middle East. He was a subject matter expert for the following studies: Malaysian ICT Strategic Roadmap (Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, 2007); and The Malaysian New Economic Model (NEAC - Prime Minister’s Department, 2010); Increasing Broadband Penetration and Quality for National Transformation Based on STI (Academy Sciences Malaysia, 2013); Knowledge Content in Key Economic Sectors in Malaysia (Economic Planning Unit – Prime Minister’s Department, 2017); and the Selangor Industrial Master Plan (Invest Selangor, 2017).

Professor Mahendhiran is a member of the Technical Committee for the Malaysian Indian Blueprint - Prime Minister’s Office. He was also a member of the Secretariat for the Empowerment of Indian Entrepreneurs - Prime Minister’s Department.

Professor Mahendhiran is an Advisor for the Program Titian Digital, a community based program that provide 22,000 students from marginalised communities’ access to ICT literacy programs. He also provides regular commentaries on the state of the regional economies in local and international media.

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Academic Qualifications

PhD in Economics (specialising in Econometrics)
Institution York University, Canada
Year awarded 1996
Master of Arts in Economics
Institution York University, Canada
Year awarded 1991
Master of Arts in Statistics
Institution York University, Canada
Year awarded 1990
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mathematics
Institution Brock University, Canada
Year awarded 1989

Membership in Associations and International Bodies

MembershipCertified Professional Accountants (Australia)
RoleFellow member
DurationFebruary 2012 - Current
MembershipNational Professors Council Malaysia
RoleMember
DurationNovember 2012 - Current
MembershipMalaysian Economic Association
Role Member
Duration 2005 - Current

Areas of Expertise

1Data Science
2Statistical & Econometric Modelling
3Science, Technology, Innovation & Economic (STIE) Policy Modeling

Teaching

Subject CodeSubject
ETW3410Econometrics and Applied Statistics

Research Reports

* Vaithilingam, S. Nair, M., Ahmed, P. (2017), “Affordable Housing in Malaysia,” Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (REHDA) and Monash University Malaysia.
*Nair, M., Ahmed, P., Vaithilingam, S., Chan A.W. and Lee, D. (2017), A Study of the Malaysian Plastics Industry: Skills Need, Malaysian Plastics Manufacturing Association, and Monash University Malaysia.
*Nair, M., Ahmed, P. Vaithilingam, S., Narayanan, P., Chan, A.W, Lee, D. and Yeng, Hong Qing (2017), “Business Sentiment 2016/2017: A Perspective from Malaysian Executives,” CPA (Australia) and Monash University Malaysia.
*Nair, M., Ahmed, P. Vaithilingam, S., Chan, A.W, Lee, D, Lee, C. and Afkar. (2017), “A study on knowledge content in key economic sectors in Malaysia (MyKE III-Phase 1),” Monash University and Economic Planning Unit – Prime Minister’s Office Malaysia.
*Nair, M., Ahmed, P. Vaithilingam, S., Chan, A.W, Lee, D, Lee, C. and Afkar. (2017), “A study on knowledge content in key economic sectors in Malaysia (MyKE III-Phase 2),” Monash University and Economic Planning Unit – Prime Minister’s Office Malaysia.
* Low, B.,K.H.,  Nair, M., Lee, C.K.C. and Tyng, C. L. (2014), “Business Sentiment 2014/2015: A Perspective from Malaysian Executives,” Monash University Malaysia.
* Low, B.,K.H.) and Nair, M., Lee, C. (2014), “A joint study on industrial parks in Selangor – challenges and opportunities, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers and Monash University Malaysia.
* Shariffadean, M.A., Lah, M.A., Nun, M.A., Nair, M., Ramachandran, R., (2013), Increasing Broadband Penetration and Quality for National Transformation Based on Science, Technology and Innovation, Academic Sciences Malaysia Position Paper 1/2013.

Books

* Sinnakannu, J., Nair, M., Lee, H.Y, (Editors) (2014) “Islamic business: contemporary issues and economic development”, Lexis-Nexis, Malaysia.
* Shanmugan, B. and Nair, M. (Editors) (2004), Corporate Governance: An International Perspective, Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance, Malaysia

Book Chapters

*Liew, E.J.Y,, Vaithilingam, S and Nair, M. (2014), “Social Network Technology and Socioeconomic Behaviour,” in editor Ramasamy, R., ICT Strategic Review 2014/2015, PIKOM and KMMM, Malaysia.
*Nair, M. and Vaithilingam, S. (2013), “Broadband diffusion, innovative capacity and sustainable development: lesson for Malaysia,” in editor Ramasamy, R., ICT Strategic Review 2013/2014, PIKOM and MOSTI, Malaysia.
*Nair, M. and Vaithilingam, S. (2012), “Innovative use of ICT among urban-poor communities: challenges and opportunities,” in editor Ramasamy, R., ICT Strategic Review 2012/2013, PIKOM and MOSTI, Malaysia, 181-191.
*Nair, M. (2011), “Inclusive innovation and sustainable development: leap-frogging strategies to a high income economy,” in editor Ramasamy, R., ICT Strategic Review 2011/2012, PIKOM and MOSTI, Malaysia, Chapter 11, 225-257.
*Nair, M. (2010), “The e-Commerce Ecology: Leapfrogging Strategies for Malaysia,”, in editor Ramasamy, R., ICT Strategic Review 2010/2011, PIKOM and MOSTI, Malaysia, Chapter 12, 193-211.
*Nair, M. And Shariffadeen, T.M.A, (2009), “Managing innovation in the network economy: lessons for countries in the Asia-Pacific region,” Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009-2010, 25-42.
*Nair, M. (2009), “Language proficiency and affinity to the information society: challenges and opportunities for rural society,” in editor Ramasamy, R. ICT Strategic Review 2009/2010: Innovation, the way forward, PIKOM and MOSTI, Malaysia, Chapter 10, pp.141-160.
*Nair, M., Davison, R. and Kuppusamy, M. (2008), “Competitiveness of ASEAN-5 in the information economy: an empirical analysis,” in Editors Banerjee, I. and Rao, M., Media and Development in Asia: Regional Perspectives, Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore.
*John, K.J., Nair, M., Selvanathan, P. and Kuppusamy, M. (2005), “Using ICT as a catalyst for sustainable development: the role of national policy,” in Editors Rahim, R.A., Waldburger, D. and Muinde, G.S. Access, Empowerment & Governance: Creating a World of Equal Opportunities with ICT, Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP), Malaysia.
*Shanmugam, B., and Nair, M. (2004), “The question of ethics within corporate governance’, in Editors, Shanmugam, B, and Nair, M., Corporate Governance: An International Perspective, MICG.
*Das, M, and Nair, M. (2004), “Corporate Governance in the global soccer industry: externalities and prospects”, in Editors, Shanmugam, B, and Nair, M., Corporate Governance: An International Perspective, MICG.

Scholarly Journals

* Pradhan, R., Mak, A.B, Nair, M., Bennett, S., Bahmani, S. and Bahmani, S. (2018), “Endogenous dynamics between innovation, financial markets, venture capital and economic growth: evidence from Europe submitted to Journal of Multinational Financial Management, accepted and forthcoming, Elsevier.
* Pradhan, R., Arvin, M.B., Nair, M. and. Bennet, S.E. (2017), “Venture capital investment, financial development and economic growth: the case of European single market countries,” Venture Capital, 19:4, 313-333, Routledge
*Pradhan, R. P., Arvin, M., Hall, J.H. and Nair, M. (2017), Trade Openness, Foreign Direct Investment, and Finance-Growth Nexus in Eurozone, The Journal of International Trade and Economics, 26(3), 336-360, Taylor-Francis Group
*Pradhan, R.P., Arvin, M., Nair, M., Gupta, A. and Hall, J.H. (2017) Is there a link between economic growth, insurance and the banking sector in G-20 countries, Review of Financial Economics, 13, C, 12-28, Elsevier Publisher.
*Pradhan, R.P, Arvin, M., Mittal, J., Nair, M., and Neville, N.R. (2017), “Telecommunication Infrastructure and Usage and the FDI-Growth Nexus: Evidence from Asian-21 Countries”. Information Technology for Development, 23, 235-260, Routledge-Taylor& Francis Group
*Pradhan R.P., Arvin, M., Nair, M., Bennett, S.E., Bahmani, S. (2017), Finance- ICT-Growth Nexus: Empirical Evidence from Next-11 Countries, Cuadernos de Economía: (Spanish Journal of Economics and Finance), Volume 40, Issue111, 115-134, Elsevier Publisher
*Rudra, R.P, Arvin, M., Neville, Bennett, S., Nair, M, and Hall, J. (2016) "Bond Market Development, Economic Growth and Other Macroeconomic Determinants: Panel VAR Evidence"” Asia Pacific Financial Markets, Springer International Publishing, DOI 10.1007/s10690-016-9214-x.
*Rudra, R. P., Arvin, M., Hall, J.H. and Nair, M. (2016), “Innovation, Financial Development and Economic Growth in Eurozone countries”, Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2016.1139668.
*Pradhan, R.P., Arvin, M., Norman, M.R., Nair, M. and Hall, J.H. (2016), "Insurance Penetration and Economic Growth Nexus: Cross-Country Evidence from ASEAN", Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier Publications, Volume 36, January, 447-458.
*Vaithilingam, S., Nair, M. and Tyagarajan, T. (2015) “Managing money laundering in a digital economy, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Volume 16, 1, 44-65.
*Crosling, G., Nair, M., Vaithilingam, S. (2015), Creative learning ecosystem and innovative capacity: a perspective from higher education, Studies in Higher Education, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Volume 40, No.7, 1147-1163.
*Liew, E, J.Y, Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2014), “Facebook and socioeconomic value creation in the developing world,” Behaviour & Information Technology, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Volume 33, No.4, 345-360.
*Vaithilingam, S., Nair, M. and Balachander, K.G (2013), “Do trust and security matter for the development of mobile-banking? Evidence from a developing country, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Volume 14, No. 1, 4-14.
*Nair, M. and Vaithilingam, S. (2013), “Leap-frogging the poor to a high income economy: a case study from a developing country,” Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research, UiTM, Malaysia, Volume 1, No. 2, 1-24.
*Nair, M., Han, G.-S., Lee, H., Goon, P., Muda, R. (2010) “Determinants of the digital-divide in rural communities of a developing country: the case of Malaysia,” Development and Society, Seoul University Press, 139-162
*Samudram, M. and Nair, M. and Vaithilingam, S. (2009), “Keynes versus Wagner on Government Expenditures and Economic Development,” Empirical Economics, Springer International Publishing, Volume 36, 697-712.
*Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2009), “Mapping global money laundering trends: lessons from the pace-setters,” Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier Publications, Volume 23, 18-30.
*Nair, M., Samudram, M. and Vaithilingam, S. (2008), “Malaysian money demand function revisited: the ARDL approach”, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Volume 9, Number 2, 193-209.
*Zainol, A., Nair, M. and Kasipillai, J. (2008), “R&D reporting practice: case of a developing economy,” Journal of Intellectual Capital, Emerald Group Publishing, Volume 9, No. 1, 122-132.
*Nair, M. (2007), “The DNA of the new economy,” Economic Bulletin, 8, UiTM, Malaysia, December, 27-59
*Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2007), “The Factors Affecting the Pervasiveness of Money Laundering: Lessons for Emerging Markets,” Journal of Money Laundering and Control, Emerald Group Publishing, Volume 10, 352-366.
*Nair, M., Vengedasalam, D., Madhavan, K. and Govindaraju, C. (2006), “The rise of China’s manufacturing sector: challenges and opportunities for ASEAN-5”, The Philippine Economic Review, UP School of Economics and the Philippine Economic Society, Volume XLIII, June, 167-203.
*Khong, K.W. and Nair, M., (2006), The Effects of Customer Service Management on Business Performance in the Malaysian Banking Industry: An Empirical Analysis, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, Emerald Group Publishing, Volume 18, No.12, 111-128.
*Salih, A., Nair, M. and Agalawi, T. (2005), “The twin deficit problem in Sri Lanka: An Econometric Analysis, South Asia Journal of Economics, Sage Publications, Vol. 6, No. 2, 221-239.
*Shanmugam, B., and Nair, M. (2004), Mergers and acquisitions in Malaysian banks’, Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, 30, 4, 1-18.
*Shanmugam, B., Nair, M. and Ong, W.L. (2003), The endogenous money hypothesis: empirical evidence from Malaysia (1985-2000), Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, 25, 399-611.
*Shanmugam, B., Nair, M. and Suganthi, R. (2003), Money Laundering in Malaysia, Journal of Money Laundering Control, Emerald Group Publishing, Vol. 6, No. 4, 373-378.
*Tang, T.C. and Nair, M. (2002), A cointegration analysis of Malaysian import demand function: reassessment from the bounds test, Applied Economic Letters, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Volume 9, No. 5, April, 293-296.

Conference Proceedings

*Nasir, N., Nair, M. and Ahmed, P. (2017), Maqasid al-Shariah and the framework for corporate environmental care in Malaysia, 4th International Conference on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance, 26-28 July, Perth, Western Australia.
*Nasir, N., Nair, M. and Ahmed, P. (2017), Islamic Economic Thought: A Theological Perspective, The 12th Asian Academy of Management International Conference, 6-9 October, Penang, Malaysia
*Thuraisingam, J., Nair, M. and Vaithilingam, S. (2015), “Behavioral Intention to Use Microfinance: A Developing Country Perspective, 2nd International Symposium on Partial Least Squares Path Modelling. The Conference for PLS users. June 17th and 18th, Seville Spain
*Liew, E., Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2015), “Quality of Regulatory Governance and Affordability on Information Seeking Use and Economic Benefits of Facebook in a Developing Country," 11thInternational Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, 23-25 February 2015, University of Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA.
*Wong, C. C., Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2013), “Attitudes of Different Segments of Consumers towards Mobile Advertising”, International Academy of Management and Business (14th IAMB conference, January 21-23, 2013, Texas, USA.
*Nair, M. Vaithilingam, S and Crosling, G. (2012), “Learning Environment for an Innovation-driven Economy”, paper presented at the International Congress on Innovation and Regional Economic Development at the University of Science and Technology of China on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2012
*Thuraisingam,J., Nair, M., Vaithilingam, S., and Ng, Jason (2012), “Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Development of Marginalised Communities in ASEAN: An Exploratory Analysis”, paper presented at the International Congress on Innovation and Regional Economic Development at the University of Science and Technology of China on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2012.
*Crosling, G. and Nair. M. (2011), “Developing a creative and innovative learning ecology: lessons for developing countries”, UNESCO-APEID International Conference: Inspiring Education: Creativity and Entrepreneurship, December 2011, Sultan Hotel, Jakarta Indonesia.
*Crosling, G. and Nair. M. (2011), “A creative and innovative learning ecology: lessons for ASEAN and China”, 1st ASEAN-China Symposium on Regional Integration in Kuala Lumpur, December 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
*Visvalingam, Singh, M. and Nair, M. (2011), “The influence of selected factors on tacit knowledge sharing behavior in organizations: a conceptual framework,” Proceedings of the 10th International Research Conference on Quality, Innovation & Knowledge Management: Aligning Innovation in Developed and Emerging Economies, February.
*Wong, C.C., Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2011), “Adoption of mobile advertising: empirical evidence from a Malaysian survey,” 2011 International Symposium on Technology and Society, IEEE, May 23-25, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
*Nair, M., Han, Gil-Soo and Goon, P. (2010), “Trailblazers and laggards in internet sophistication among rural society: empirical evidence from Malaysia,” Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Information Technology, Sustaining Informatics and Engineering: Harmonizing Human and Natural Ecosystem, IEEE, 429-438.
*Vaithilingam, S. and Nair, M. (2006), “Key drivers for soundness of the banking sector: Lessons for Developing Countries”, 2006 GBATA, Global Business and Technology Association; International Conference, Moscow, Russia, June 27–July 1, 2006.

Local Grants

Title Forecasting Malaysia’s GDP
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Professor Pervaiz Ahmed
A/Prof Santha Vaithilingam
Funding Period 2017 to 2018
Funding Body/Organisation Rating Agency of Malaysia (RAM) and Tenaga National Berhad
Title Corporate Islamic Environmentalism: Translating Theology to Practice
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Professor Pervaiz Ahmed
Dr. Norita Nasir
Funding Period 2016 to 2018
Funding Body/Organisation Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Title Affordable Housing in Malaysia
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Professor Pervaiz Ahmed
A/Prof Santha Vaithilingam
Funding Period 2017
Funding Body/Organisation Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (REHDA)
Title Selangor State Industrial Development Plan
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Assoc. Prof. Brian Low
Professor Pervaiz Ahmed
Professor Christina Lee
Funding Period 2014 to 2016
Funding Body/Organisation Selangor State Investment Corporation
Title Malaysian Knowledge Content III Study
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Professor Pervaiz Ahmed
Professor Santha Vaithilingam
Dr. Teh Pei Li
Dr. Afkar Hilles
Dr. Au Wee Chan
Funding Period 2014 to 2016
Funding Body/Organisation Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department
Title Industrial Development In Selangor
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Assoc. Prof. Brian Low
Professor Christina Lee
Funding Period 2014
Funding Body/Organisation Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers
Title National Innovation Ecosystem and Sustainable Development: Leap Frogging Strategies for Marginalized Communities in Malaysia
Investigators Prof. Mahendhiran Nair (PI)
Assoc. Prof. Santha Vaithilingam
Funding Period Oct 2010 to March 2012
Funding Body/Organisation MOSTI - Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Title High Impact Research Project with the Malaysian Government - A Comparative-Static and Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model of Malaysia
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Assoc. Prof. Santha Vaithilingam
Centre for Policy Studies-Monash Australia
Funding Period 2008 to 2010
Funding Body/Organisation Ministry of Finance Malaysia
Title ICT Adoption Among 'Urban-Poor' Communities in Malaysia: Key Drivers, Challenges and Way Forward
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair (PI)
Assoc. Prof. Muthi Samudram
Assoc. Prof. Santha Vaithilingam
Assoc. Prof. Gil-Soo Han
Assoc. Prof. Lee Heejin
Mr. Ramamchandran
Funding Period Jan 2009 to Jun 2010
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Sunway Campus
Title Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Agricultural & Fishing Communities in Malaysia
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair (PI)
R.Ramachamdran
Heejin Lee
Patricia Goon
Lee Poh Aun
Funding Period Dec 2006 – June 2008
Funding Body/Organisation MOSTI – E-science Fund Grant
Title Uncovetring Homogeneous Substructures in a Heterogeneous Sample: Theory and Applications
Investigators Prof. Mahendhiran Nair
Funding Period Jan 2007 to Dec 2007
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Sunway Campus
Title Measuring Innovative Capacity of Nations in the New Economy : A Longitudinal Study
Investigators Prof. Mahendhiran Nair
Funding Period Jan 2006 to Dec 2006
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Sunway Campus
Title The Digital Divide and Minding the Gap: Views from Malaysian Rural Grassroots
Investigators Assoc. Prof. Gil-Soo Han (PI)
Professor Lee Poh Aun
Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Dr. Patricia Goon
Funding Period Jul 2006 to Dec 2007
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Sunway Campus
Title Financial Leap-frogging: A Cluster Analysis Approach
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Funding Period Jan 2004 to Dec 2004
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Sunway Campus
Title Impact of ICT on economic performance in selected developed and developing countries
Investigators Professor Mahendhiran Nair
Funding Period Jan 2003 to Dec 2003
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Sunway Campus

international Grants

TitleThe Malaysian Applied General Equilibrium (MyAGE) Model
InvestigatorsCentre of Policy Studies (PI) Professor Mahendhiran Nair, Dr. Santha Vaithilingam
Funding PeriodJune 2011 to Jan 2012
Funding Body/OrganisationMinistry of Finance Malaysia

Current Supervision

Student Aniza, Zainol
Title Macro and Micro Factors Influencing R&D Treatment Choice : Empirical Evidence from Malaysia; (PhD)
StudentNazirul Hazim A Khalim
TitleHow Can Large Organisations Also Be Innovative Organisations?; (PhD)
StudentChun MinSoo
TitleKey drivers for gross national happiness: the perspectives of Malaysia and South Korea; (PhD) 

Completed Supervision

StudentJeyanthi, Thuraisingham
TitleEfficacy of microfinance schemes in enhancing economic wealth of marginalized communities in a developing country: the case of Malaysia (PhD); 2016
Awarding University Monash University
Student Saadiah Mohammad
Title Exchange rate and international competitiveness in Southeast Asian Countries: A Study of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand (PhD); 2003
Awarding University National University of Malaysia
Student Chin Chin, Wong
Title Enabling Ecosystem for Mobile Advertising In An Emerging Market;  (PhD); 2013
Awarding University Monash University
Student Visvalingam, Suppiah
Title An empirical examination of selected factors influencing tacit knowledge sharing behaviour in organisations; (PhD); 2014
Awarding University Monash University
Student Mei Sen, Pak
Title Geography, Business Strategy and Accrurals-Based Earnings Management; (PhD); 2014
Awarding University Monash University
Student Norita, Mohd Nasir
Title Corporate environmentalism among public listed companies in Malaysia; (PhD); 2014
Awarding University Monash University
Student Jie Ying Ewilly, Liew
Title Social Networking Technology, Dynamic Capability and Creative Learning; (PhD); 2016
Awarding University Monash University
Student Jie Ying Ewilly, Liew
Title Key Drivers of Social Networking Sites in a Developing Country : An Econometric Analysis of Facebook in Malaysia (BBusCom Honours); 2010
Awarding University Monash University
StudentYen Li, Chee
TitleThe impact of Foreign Direct Investment and Financial Sector Development on Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Asia and Oceania (BBusCom Honours); 2007
Awarding University Monash University

Local Award

Award NameThe Service Above Self Award in recognition of contribution to the Business Community in the district of Klang, Malaysia.
Awarding BodyRotary Club (Klang Central)
Year of award 2015
Project Title N/A
Award Name Pro Vice Chancellor Award of Excellence (Research) (Round 2, 2009)
Awarding Body Monash University Malaysia
Year of award2009
Project Title High impact project with the Malaysian Government: A comparative-static and dynamic Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of Malaysia
Award Name Pro Vice Chancellor Award of Excellence (Teaching) (Round 2, 2008)
Awarding Body Monash University Malaysia
Year of award 2008
Project Title Innovation in teaching and timely feedback to students
Award NamePro Vice Chancellor Award of in Administration (Round 1, 2008)
Awarding BodyMonash University Malaysia
Year of award 2008
Project TitleNew Scheme to increase and promote research and research training

Local Presentation

*Adjunct Professorship, School of Public Affairs, University Science and Technology of China, March 2011.
*Advisor, Program Titian Digital, HYO, since 2011
*Member on the Working Group, Increasing Broadband and Quality for National Transformation Position Paper, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, 2012-2013.
*Expert Panel Member, National Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, February 2012.
*Panel Member, Unit on the Formulation of the National Innovation Policy, UNIK-Prime Minister’s Office, Malaysia, November 2010 to June 2011.
*Member, National Economic Action Committee (NEAC-Prime Minister’s Department) Working Group on SRI-6 Knowledge Infrastructure – Malaysia’s New Economic Model , May 2010 – December 2010.
*Technical Committee Member, 2010 Information Technology Symposium, jointly organized by University Kebangsaaan Malaysia and University Petronas Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 15-17 June 2010.
*Moderator, 2010 Professional Examinations of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia for the Economics and Business Statistics Examinations.

International Presentation

*Member of International Advisory Board, Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research (formerly known as Economic Bulletin), since 2013
*Co-Editor, Economic Bulletin, 2006-2010..