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Welcome Prof. Datuk Dr Kasim Hj Md Mansur to be Committee Chair!

Welcome Prof. Datuk Dr Kasim Hj Md Mansur to be Committee Chair!

Prof. Datuk Dr Kasim Hj Md Mansur obtained his bachelor degree in Business Administration (1984) and Master’s degree in Economics (1986) from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. In 1995 he was awarded scholarship by Malaysian Federal Government to do his PhD in Economics at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He graduated with PhD (Economic Development and Labor Economics) in 2000. Currently he is Dean, Faculty of Business, economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. H e has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in reputable international economic journals including The Singapore Economic Review; Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Asian Journal of Technology Management; Journal of Innovation Economics and Management; International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS). In the past 20 years until now Prof Kasim has been invited and participated in both national, regional and international conferences and seminars as a keynote speaker, presenter and moderator. Most of the topics presented are related to economic development in general and issues on poverty, the importance of education and Human Resource in particular. He has also been appointed as a visiting professor as well as fellow, advisor to the following Universities and centers of excellent:


1.         Adjunct Lecturer - Upper Iowa University, USA (2 semester 1999)

2.         Part time Economic lecturer – Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1998-1999)

3.         Teaching assistant at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1998-2000)

4.         HeBei Normal University. Since 2005 – present.  Topic: Malaysian Economy

5.         University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing. April 2005 – present.

6.         Petro-Chemical Institute Beijing, April 2012. Topic: Malaysian Economy

7.         Beihang University Beijing, April 2012. Topic: Malaysian Economy

8.         Guizhou University, Guiyang, China – Fellow (2016 for 3 years)

9.         Wako University, Tokyo, Japan, Since 2004 – Present

10.     Visiting professor at The National Institute of Development Administration NIDA, Bangkok, Thailand (2016 – Present, twice a year April and November @ 8-10 days)

11.     Fellow at Palawan State University, Palawan, The Philippine

12.     Associate Fellow – Pusat Pengajian Pembangunan Ungku Aziz (Centre of Poverty and Development study (CPDS)) Universiti Malaya (2017-2020)

13.     Advisor to Society Empowerment Economic Development of Sabah (SEEDS) (2016 – present)

14.     Associate Editor on The Borneo Review Editorial Board, Institute of Development Study Sabah (IDS)

15.     Deputy Chairman, National Professor Council (MPN) UMS Chapter – in charge of Socioeconomic Development cluster.

16.     Adviser of Association of China-ASEAN Education and Training Centers (2016 -2021), Guizhou University, Guizhou, China

17.     Head of Sepanggar Consultative Council, Kota Kinabalu Sabah.

18.     Ahli Lembaga Penasihat Pusat Latihan, Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia Cawangan Sabah (February 2012 – February 2014)

19.     Naib Yang diPertua United Sabah Islamic Association (USIA) 2017 -2020

20.     Appointed by Ministry Education Malaysia as internal auditor, Malaysia Research Assessmnet (MyRA), UMS, 1 January 2019 – 31 Oct 2020

21.     Internal auditor, Malaysia Research Assessment (MyRA), UMS

22.     Chairman, Koperasi UMS (2017- present)

23.     Board members of Wakaf Management Sabah 2019 – 2023

24.     Member of Sabah State Economic Advisory Council (Nov. 2020 – 2021)