Norhaziah Md. Salleh

  Assoc. Prof. Norhaziah Md. Salleh
  Associate Professor
       
  Email : haziah@utem.edu.my
  Phone : +606 331 6519
 
  Office : Main Campus, Faculty of ICT
 
Qualification
Masters of Science (Computing) from University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 1993
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) from University of Terra Haute, Indiana, United States, 1984
Diploma in Actuarial Science from MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia, 1981
 
Field of Specialization
Database, Software Engineering, Systems Analysis and Design, Life Assurance, ISO - Internal Auditing
 
Biography:
Norhaziah is an associate professor in the Software Engineering department, teaching theory and practicals in the diploma, first degree and masters courses such as system development, software testing and quality assurance, database programming, database administration, analysis of algorithms, and trends in database technology.

Her first plunge into the working life started in 1981 at Great Eastern Life Assurance Company as an executive assistant in the actuarial department. She then went on to further her studies in computer science at the University of Terra Haute, Indiana, USA and graduated in 1984. She then started working at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Kedah in 1986 as a systems analyst and rose up the ladder to become chief systems analyst. During her tenure at UUM's computer center, she was involved in application development supporting the whole university administrative services including the student information system, staff information system, library system, development system, financial and accounting system, post-graduate information system, and the hostel system. She was sponsored by UUM to study for her masters at University of Bradford in 1992. She then taught part-time for the masters program at UUM while at the same time involved in managing IT services for the university. She was involved in consultation work with Malaysia Agricultural Development Authority, Kedah State government, Majlis Agama Islam Kedah, and IKIP Pahang. She left the technical world to join the academics on a full-time basis as a senior lecturer in 2000 at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Perak, specializing in teacher education at the degree and masters levels. She was appointed the deputy director of the ICT Center at UPSI.

Norhaziah joined Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), then known as Kolej Universiti Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2003 as an associate professor at the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology. In 2004 she was trained and appointed as an internal auditor for the university's MS-ISO 9001:2008 until now. She was the Faculty's coordinator for student internship from 2005 till 2010. Starting from 2007 she is an active member of the Malaysia Infosys Technical Committee which is tasked to increase the quality and quantity of ICT workforce in the country. She is also a member of the MyTRIZ Committee from 2011 as well as a Level 1 instructor for TRIZ.

Research interest covers document security, data availability, algorithms, database administration, online testing, games in learning, knowledge integration and delivery.

Sporting activities for her are bowling and table tennis where she represented Melaka for bowling at the national level in 2010 and she represented UPSI in bowling in 2001 till 2003 and UTeM for bowling from 2004 till now in the inter-varsity annual games. She was the manager for women's volleyball team at UUM.