New Member of ICSU ROAP Family
Tengku Sharizad Tengku Dahlan holds a Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) from the Flinders University of South Australia. She started her career at the Universiti Pertanian Malaysia Press before joining the New Straits Times Press (M) Sdn. Bhd. She joined the Academy of Sciences Malaysia as a Science Officer in 1996 where she managed its various projects, programmes and activities. She headed the Academy's Advice to Government Unit from 1999-2009. She was also involved in international research and development collaboration initiatives such as with the Royal Society Exchange Forum; Korea Science and Engineering Foundation Exchange Programme; Materials World Network - National Science Foundation (USA) and the Brain Gain Malaysia Programme - one of the Academy's major programmes under the Ninth Malaysia Plan.
Her involvement in the Malaysia'a National Initiative since 2006 has seen her seconded to the National Nanotechnology Directorate, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation as the Head of the Corporate and Strategic Division in 2011. Her main tasks include policy and planning; international relations and overseeing the implementation and management of the NanoMalaysia Programme which includes nanotechnology research and development; establishment of NanoMalaysia Center and commercialization of nanotechnology products.