Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), University of Malaya, Malaysia
Professor Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman was appointed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) of University of Malaya in August 2015. Prior to this, Professor Noorsaadah served as the Director for the UM Institute of Research Management and Monitoring (IPPP), a position she held since January 2009.
Prof Noorsaadah’s areas of research interest are in organic synthesis and reaction methodology, drug design and also in management of organic pollutants in the environment. She is still an active researcher, heading her own research group in drug design and development research. In 2016, she was accorded the Top Research Scientist Award by the Malaysian Academy of Science.