2016

Luminosity Presenters


Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr. Mazlan Othman

Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr. Mazlan Othman
Obtained a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and became a lecturer at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1981. Seconded to the Prime Minister’s Department in 1990 to set up and head the Planetarium Division, which subsequently became the Space Science Studies Division in 1993. Appointed by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as Professor of Astrophysics in 1994. Appointed Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) in Vienna, Austria in 1999. Returned to Malaysia to become the founding Director General of the National Space Agency (ANGKASA) beginning July 2002. Attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in 2005. Resumed post as Director of OOSA in December 2007 upon retirement from Malaysian Civil Service. Appointed Deputy Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) in June 2009. Retired from the United Nations in Dec 2013. Appointed Project Director Mega Science 3.0 at Academy of Sciences Malaysia in August 2014. Appointed Professor Emerita by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2015.

Dato Wei Chuan Beng (Adj Prof)

Dato Wei Chuan Beng (Adj Prof)
Managing Director of REDtone and was appointed to the Board of the Company in November 2003. Obtained Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1989 and Diploma in Management (Gold Medalist Award Winner) from the Malaysian Institute of Management, Kuala Lumpur in 1995. Completed Entrepreneur Development Program from renowned MIT Sloan School of Management, USA in January 2006. Began career with Hewlett Packard Sales Malaysia Sdn Bhd in 1989 as a Systems Engineer responsible for Information Technology (IT) technical and customer relations, and was subsequently promoted to Major Account Manager.

Professor Naveed Ahmed Khan

Professor Naveed Ahmed Khan
Obtained a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and became a lecturer at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1981. Seconded to the Prime Minister’s Department in 1990 to set up and head the Planetarium Division, which subsequently became the Space Science Studies Division in 1993. Appointed by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as Professor of Astrophysics in 1994. Appointed Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) in Vienna, Austria in 1999. Returned to Malaysia to become the founding Director General of the National Space Agency (ANGKASA) beginning July 2002. Attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in 2005. Resumed post as Director of OOSA in December 2007 upon retirement from Malaysian Civil Service. Appointed Deputy Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) in June 2009. Retired from the United Nations in Dec 2013. Appointed Project Director Mega Science 3.0 at Academy of Sciences Malaysia in August 2014. Appointed Professor Emerita by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2015.

Dr Mohd Nazimi Abd Jabar

Dr Mohd Nazimi Abd Jabar
Associate Professor and consultant of oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Faculty of Dentistry UKM, UKM Medical Centre and UKM Specialist Centre. Graduated from the University of Malaya and completed two postgraduate degrees in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Surgical Dentistry from University College London. Member of Royal College of Surgeon of England and various reputable international oral and maxillofacial associations. In UKM, he was the key person for the start and in certain surgical condition, to combine the use of cutting edge maxillofacial surgical technology involving 3D-printing, computer-assisted planning and maxillofacial navigation surgery. In 2015, he pioneered the use of fully customised, 3D printed titanium maxillofacial implant and 3D printed PEEK orbital implant. Won first place during the 1st National CME/CPD Clinical Conference, highlighting the same aspect of surgical technology in April 2016.

Mr. Christopher Tan

Mr. Christopher Tan
An internationally renowned award winning nanoblock brick artist based in Malaysia. His unrelenting passion for popular culture, eccentric art and architecture has been the driving force behind the successful creation of over 360 distinctive designs. Constantly on the lookout for random inspirations for his next masterpiece, Christopher has been embarking on a series of exhibitions around the world, most recently in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. In 2014, Mr. Christopher won 2 Awards in the Nanoblock Award 2014-2015. In 2015, he was conferred the title “Tatsujin – Master of nanoblock” by Kawada, Japan.

Mr. Khor Kang Xiang

Mr. Khor Kang Xiang
Co-founder and CEO of Techcare Innovation Sdn Bhd, a company that develop compact and portable rehabilitation robot for people who need rehabilitation training. Currently, a candidate of Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He is passionate in translating engineering knowledge to help the needy. Main research focuses on developing new technologies for rehabilitation, assistive and fitness training purposes. To date, he had won more than 30 international and national awards including the World Invention Award in British Invention Show, King SeJong Inventor Awards in Korea Inventor Award Festival and 1st place in MaGIC PitchIn Challenge.

Mr. Alexander Lee Seng Hoo

Mr. Alexander Lee Seng Hoo
Alexander Lee Seng Hoo believes that everyone possesses some kind of creative and artistic ability, but is often restricted because of fear and self-doubt. He hopes to inspire others to find confidence to create art. A hardcore hot chocolate and pizza lover, and a face and body painter. He has participated and won several online-held international body painting competitions.

BACK2BASIXX

BACK2BASIXX
Believes that they were brought together by fate, these 5 boy-band harmony group prefers to be called a “man-band” instead. Singing together in various type of events and stages since 2 years ago, Back2Basixx have just released their debut track, “Sunyuman”, a song dedicated to their family, friends and fans for their love and support. Kyle G, B-Slique, Devon C, Chris and Daryll are now working on their second single that will be available by the end of 2016.