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Prof. Ts Gs Sr Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Bin Mohd Yunus, Vice Chancellor | Geomatika

Prof. Ts Gs Sr Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Bin Mohd Yunus

Mohd Zulkifli Mohd Yunus completed his studies for a Bachelor in Surveying (Land). He later successfully completed his Master of Philosophy in Geographic Information System (GIS) at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, and subsequently his Ph.D. (GIS) at the same university in 1997. He mastered in Geographic Information System (GIS) and its application in civil engineering. He is an evaluator panel for the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), has professional membership of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM), professional membership of the Institution of Geospatial and Remote Sensing Malaysia (IGRSM) and is a professional membership of the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT). He is also a Certified CREDO Personality Profiling Practitioner and a Certified ISO QMS Lead Auditor. He was involved in research such as on the earthquake behaviour of existing buildings in high seismic risk areas in Sabah using the empirical vulnerability method, the development of a mangrove vulnerability index using GIS and LIDAR technology, the modelling of mangrove dynamics—a prediction of mangrove responds of future sea level rise, and risk-based seismic assessment for Ranau, Sabah using GIS. He is also the GIS consultant for a project on tsunami modelling and impact studies for north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia for the Drainage and Irrigation Department, Malaysia. He also published several research articles in ISI and scopus journal. Currently, he is Vice Chancellor, Universiti Geomatika Malaysia.

A Message From Vice Chancellor

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamualaikum, Greetings & Welcome to Universiti Geomatika Malaysia.

Universiti Geomatika Malaysia (UGM) is celebrating the 20th years establishment in this year. Various changes have been made until UGM has qualified to achieve full university status from the Ministry of Higher Education (KPT). In the age of the University that has reached the age of 20 years of establishment, UGM has achieved many successes and achievements that can be proud of. The foundation of UGM’s success today is the result of the hard work and commitment of the leaders and the UGM community. Today, Universiti Geomatika Malaysia stands as an international institution that offer continuous learning not only in Malaysia, but also abroad such as Turkiye, Libya, Kazakhtan, China, Bangladesh, Thailand, Pakistan, Africa and Saudi Arabia.

UGM demands high tenacity and determination in ensuring that the culture of excellence, vision and mission of this university can be continued and realized at a proud level. The UGM vision of Fulfilling International & World Class Education and the mission of Synergizing Business & Best Practices in Innovative Education, UGM applies the values of Integrity, Professionalism, Tolerant, Adaptable, Cohesive, Empathy and Impactful among UGM citizens.

“#Shaping30, Visualizing The Impossibility”, UGM is determined to ensure that education can be provided to all groups of people in the country and abroad. During this long journey, UGM took responsibility to provide a conducive and up-to-date learning place for all students. UGM has provided a variety of courses recognized by the ministry and professional bodies to assure that learning may be effectively implemented.

Over this, various networks and researches are being implemented to achieve national education goals and to be in line with today’s technological advances. UGM is firm in ensuring that education is not only for experts in the academic field, but also skilled in the technical field. Our commitment to providing a high-quality education, fostering innovation, and promoting personal growth remains unwavering.

Embrace the opportunities for growth and discovery that lie ahead and know that the entire UGM family is here to support your every step of the way. To our prospective students, we look forward to seeing you around. To our current students, we hope you will enjoy and benefit from your stay as we believe it will lead to rewarding careers. To other visitors, we welcome you to surf this homepage and feel free to contact us if you require further information. UGM always open to all.

Wabillahi taufik walhidayah wasalamualaikum w.b.h

Prof. Ts Gs Sr Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Bin Mohd Yunus