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Dr. Mahendran A/L Samykano

  • Visiting Professor
    Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Mahendran Samykano PhD (NCA&T, USA), MEng (UPM), BEng (KUiTTHO), Dip (POLISAS), CEng (UK), PEng (BEM), PTech (MBOT), MIMechE (UK), MIMM
  • Contact Details:

    Email : mahendran@ump.edu.my

    Contact Number :+6016-6817799, +609-4246237

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Nanoengineering, (PhD) University : Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering, North Carolina
      A&T State University, USA Award : Dr. Wadaran L. Kennedy 4.0 GPA Scholar
      Excellent Academic Performance Scholar
      CGPA : 4.00 out of 4.00
      Major : Nanoengineering
    • Master of Manufacturing Systems Engineering, (MEng) University : Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
      CGPA : 3.716 out of 4.00
      Major : Advance Manufacturing Systems
    • Bachelor’s Degree of Mechanical Engineering, (BEng) University : Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia
      Award : Rector Award (Gold Medal)
      CGPA : 3.63 out of 4.00
      Major : Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
    • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, (Dip) University : Politeknik Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Malaysia
      CGPA : 3.03 out of 4.00
      Major : Mechanical Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Mahendran Samykano, CEng (UK), PEng, PTech, MIMechE, MIMM is a Assoc. Prof, Head of Program, Researcher and Consultant at College of Engineering of Universiti Malaysia Pahang. He graduated from Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, North Carolina A&T State University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA with PhD of Nanoengineering in 2015. During his doctorate studies, he has been awarded Wadaran Latamore Kennedy 4.0 GPA Scholar and Scholarly Accomplishment & Excellence Academic Performance Award in recognition for his academic excellence. He has also been awarded Rector Award (Gold Medal) during his undergraduate studies. After his first degree and master’s degree in 2004 and 2008 respectively, he works at STANDARDS MALAYSIA holding position as Asst. Director of Accreditation. There he has been involved in accrediting laboratories for testing, calibration and inspection under ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17021 certification. He has also worked in Matsushita Industries Singapore as Senior Engineering Assistant from where he obtained his industrial experience.

Dr. Mahendran has shown vast interest in materials science and engineering (Nanomaterial, Advance Material, Smart Material, Biomaterial, Thermal and Heat Transfer of Material), Nanofluid, Nanomodeling, Additive Manufacturing and Biotechnology. He has published more than 60 publication (including journal, proceedings and technical report) with citation of 555 and H-index of 10. He has also been actively involved in 23 research projects (worth RM1.03 Million) from various national and international funding agencies. He has won several international and national exhibition awards such as ITEX and BIS from his research projects.

Dr. Mahendran has been appointed as Adjunct Professor and Visiting Professor in several international institutions in recognition of his expertise in the materials field. He has delivered several keynotes and technical speech in the area of material on conferences and invited lectures. He also serves as a reviewer for reputed national and international journals such as IJAME, IJAMT and Results in Physics. At present, he holds several professional and scientific society memberships such as Engineering Council (UK), Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK), Board of Engineers Malaysia, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Materials Malaysia and Malaysia Board of Technologist.


National Appointments

1. Position : Associate Professor & Head of Program
  Organization : College of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
  Tenure : 28th August 2019 - Present
2. Position : Senior Lecturer
  Organization : Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
  Tenure : 22nd July 2015 – 27th August 2019
3. Position : Research Fellow
  Organization : Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow,
Universiti Malaysia Pahang
  Tenure : 20th March 2019 – 19th March 2020
4. Position : Lecturer
  Organization : Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang

International Appointments

1. Position : Adjunct Professor
  Organization : PRIST University
  Tenure : 01st August 2018 – 31st August 2023
2. Position : Visiting Professor
  Organization : PRIST University
  Tenure : 01st August 2018 – 31st August 2023
3. Position : Visiting Faculty
  Organization : Gnanamani College of Technology, India
  Tenure : 20th March 2018 – 31st March 2018
4. Position : Visiting Faculty
  Organization : Centre for Incubation, Innovation Research and Consultancy,
Jyothy Institute of Technology, India
  Tenure : 19th March 2018 – 23rd March 2018