Roslinda Nazar obtained the degree of Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, in January 1995. Then in April 1995, she started her career as a Tutor in the Department of Mathematics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) or the National University of Malaysia. Later in October the same year, she went to further her study for the degree of Master of Science (Mathematics of Nonlinear Models) at the Heriot-Watt University & University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, and earned the degree a year later in October 1996. The title of her MSc. dissertation was "Heat Transfer Problems in a Canned Motor”. She returned to Malaysia in early October 1996 and she was directly appointed as a lecturer in the same department and confirmed three years later in October 1999. Her formal research activities started in the year 2000 when she registered for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme in Applied Mathematics at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia in August 2000. She finished her study in 2003 and has been awarded the degree of Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics) in January 2004. The title of her Ph.D. thesis was "Mathematical Models for Free and Mixed Convection Boundary Layer Flows of Micropolar Fluids". In February 2005 she has been promoted to the post of Senior Lecturer at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, UKM, and then to the post of Associate Professor in August 2006. In January 2012, she has been promoted to the post of Full Professor in Applied Mathematics (Mathematical Modelling, Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer). She is currently the Head of Mathematics Programme.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2014