Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi
Provost and CEO , Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi is currently the Provost and CEO at Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia. His research interests span engineering, education and leadership. Professor Al-Atabi published three books, “Shoot the Boss,” “Think Like an Engineer” and “Driving Performance” and he has numerous research publications, awards and honours. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Engineering Science & Technology.
Professor Al-Atabi is an author, TEDx speaker and innovative educator, he pioneered the CDIO (Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate), delivered the first MOOC in Malaysia and developed the first Grand Challenges Scholar Programme outside the US. He trains and consults for Multinational Corporations including banks and energy companies