Mohd Noh Dalimin

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Mohd Noh Dalimin
Professor Dato Dr. Mohd Noh Dalimin
Born (1952-03-18)March 18, 1952
Parit Raja Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Residence Batu Pahat
Spouse(s) Prof. Datin Dr. Maryati Mohamed
Academic background
Alma mater Imperial College London
Thesis year 1981
Academic work
Institutions Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Professor Dato Dr. Mohd Noh Dalimin,[1] BSc (Gadjah Mada University), MSc PhD (Lond), DIC (Imperial College), DSDK, PGDK, ASDK, is a Professor of Physics (Energy and Materials). He is the second Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) ,[2][3] from October, 2008 until October 2016 replacing Prof. Dato. Dr. Ismail Hj. Bakar. Prior to that, he was the Vice-Chancellor of University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) between 2005 and 2008, and a Deputy Vice-Chancellor between 1998 and 2005, in the same university.

Mohd Noh is married to Prof. Datin Dr Maryati Mohamed, an entomologist, and they have seven children.


Mohd Noh started his career as a lecturer in Physics in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1981 after completing his studies in Imperial College, London. In 1992, he was appointed as Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science and Natural Resources of the same university, before joining as Foundation Dean and Professor of Physics, School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, in 1995.


Mohd Noh received his early education in his home town, Batu Pahat; Primary education in Pintas Raya Primary school, and Limpoon Primary English School, and Secondary education in Sultan Sulaiman English School and High School Batu Pahat. He is a graduate in Physics from Gadjah Mada University, a Master of Science in Solid State Physics from Bedford College, University of London, and has a PhD in experimental Solid State Physics, from Imperial College London.


During his student days, Mohd Noh was very active in student movement. He was the President of PKPMI-Persatuan Kebangsaan Pelajar Malaysia di Indonesia,between 1974 and 1975, as well as the President of KMUK- Kesatuan Pelajar Melayu di United Kingdom, between 1977 and 1979. He was also active in various organisations after his coming back to Malaysia in 1981, including as President of Parent Teachers Associations of several schools, Cooperative movement, Community associations and several organisations in Malaysia and abroad.

Mohd Noh was chairman for the Malaysia Section of ISES (International Solar Energy Society) a UN accredited NGO. He is also currently the Chairman of the Malaysian Examinations Syndicate (Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia)[4] as well as the National Chairman of the Malaysian Technical University Networks (MTUN).

Expert Area[edit]

His research interest is in experimental solid state physics and materials, solar renewable energy and environmental sciences, and community engagement.


  1. ^ "UTHM Community | Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohd Noh Bin Dalimin". Retrieved 2016-07-04. 
  2. ^ "Mohd. Noh dilantik semula Naib Canselor UTHM". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia". Retrieved 2016-07-04. 
  4. ^ "497 pelajar dapat semua A". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-07-04. 

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