Senior Professor of the Petroleum & Renewable Energy Engineering Faculty (FPREE).
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Professor Dr. Ariffin Samsuri is a Senior Professor of the Petroleum & Renewable Energy Engineering Faculty (FPREE), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He has vast experience in managing R&D projects for government funded research as well as industry sponsored research projects. He had completed 3.0 years as a Dean of the Petroleum & Renewable Energy Engineering Faculty (FPREE), 3.5 years as a Dean of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering Faculty (FKKKSA), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), of 5 years as a Dean of Research Management Centre (RMC), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2.5 years as a Deputy Director 1 of the RMC, 7 years as a Deputy Dean (R&D) of the Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering and 4 years as a Head of Petroleum Engineering Department. Professor Dr. Ariffin has published 102 technical papers for conferences/seminars and journals on many aspects of Petroleum Engineering development and management in international and national level, authored 5 books, 3 book chapters, translated 4 books, edited 8 books and 5 research monographs. He was awarded as a best student (science & technique) from Institute of Language & Literature Malaysia (DBP) and Malaysian Translator Association (PPM), several excellent service awards from UTM, Best Editor Award from Yayasan Pembangunan Buku Negara and Johan Setia Mahkota (JSM) from Malaysian Government. He is also a member of Board of Engineer, Malaysia, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Malaysian Translator Association, Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Society of Engineering Education, Malaysia (SEEM).As a Professor of Petroleum Engineering, he is the head of 18 research projects and member of 14 research projects within his research interests, i.e. petroleum production optimization, rock mechanics application in petroleum engineering, wellbore stability, well stimulation, cement and cementing technology, drilling and drilling fluid technology, and biofuel. He had more than 34 years teaching and supervising experiences in petroleum engineering program for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees offer by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He also had been appointed as a visiting professor of Universiti Teknologi Petronas since 2010-2011, several expert and academic advisory panels, and peer reviewer for several journals.
Petroleum & Renewable Energy