Member of the Board

Dr. Jalil Ali received his PhD in plasma physics from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia in 1990. At present, he is a Professor of Photonics at the Institute of Advanced Photonics Science, Nanotechnology Research Alliance and the Physics Department, UTM. From 1987-2010, he has held numerous faculty and research positions including the Dean/Director, Bureau of Innovation and Consultancy. He was instrumental in establishing and forging University-Industry collaboration in Malaysia.

Dr. Jalil Ali has authored/coauthored more than 300 technical papers published in international journal, three books and a number of book chapters. His area of interests are in photonics, optical solitons, fiber couplers, and nano waveguidesHe is currently the Head of Nanophotonics Research Group, UTM. Dr. Jalil Ali is a member of OSA, SPIE, and the Malaysian Institute of Physics.