Omar Osman

6671. Name: Omar Osman, Prof. Dato’ Dr

2. Occupation: Vice Chancellor, Academician

3. Date of birth: September 2, 1958

4. Education:

  1. Ph.D in Project Management Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (1989)
  2. Master in Construction Building, Watt University United Kingdom (1985)
  3. Bachelor in Quantity Surveying, Polytechnic of Wales, University Mid Glamorgan, United Kingdom (1981)
  4. Diploma in Quantity Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1981)


5. Contributions:

  1. Vice Chancellor Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) (2011-2014)
  2. Advisor, Engineering Development programme, Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi MARA (2004)
  3. Appointed as Special Officer, Education Minister Tan Sri Musa Mohamad (2000)
  4. Director, Corporate & Sustainable Development Division, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  5. Appointed as Associate Professor, Housing, Building and Planning Studies Centre, Universiti Sains Malaysia (1994)
  6. Safety Research studies for Malaysia school level (1991)


6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri (DMPN) which carries the title “Dato'” – Pulau Pinang State Government (2013)
  2. Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perlis (DPMP) which carries the title “Dato” – Perlis State Government (2013)
  3. Received Academic Personnel Award from the Penang Malay Association (PEMENANG) in conjunction with Maal Hijrah 1434 in Georgetown, Penang (2012)
  4. Dato’ Setia Paduka Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail (DSPJ) which carries the title “Dato'” – Perlis State Government (2010)




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