Dr Corrienna binti Abdul Talib is a senior lecturer in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai Johor. She is from the Department of Educational Sciences, Mathematics and Creative Multimedia.

She was born and raised in Kajang, Selangor. Dr Corrienna received her primary education in Convent Kajang and continue her study in Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kajang. Then, she received her bachelor in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University Putra Malaysia in 1998. Her education journey stopped for a while as she pursue her passion for being an elementary school teacher in Sekolah Menengeah Kebangsaan Tat Beng and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tengku Menteri in Perak. Nevertheless, she retired from being a secondary school teacher and embarked on her mission to continue her studies at Universiti Sains Malaysia for a Master’s and PhD while working at SEAMEO RECSAM.

Currently, Dr Corrienna is on a mission to bring STEM and Computational Thinking into compulsory education. She develops and involves in numerous projects, seminars, workshops, conferences and talks to create a technology-thinking community among teachers and students locally and internationally. In fact, she has won multiple awards with recent awards, NALI 2022 with continuous support from her family and friends. In future, Dr Corrienna hopes to make great contributions in her area of interest as well as through her project, MyGambot to create computational thinking among students.

Academic Qualifications
PhD. University of Science Malaysia, 2014
M. Sc. University of Science Malaysia, 2008
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University Putra Malaysia, 1998

Employment experience

  • Science/Chemistry Teacher

Secondary School Teacher (July 2001 – October 2011)

  • Science Specialist

SEAMEO RECSAM (November 2011 – April 2015)

  • Senior Lecturer

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (May 2015 – present)

Department of Educational Sciences, Mathematics and Creative Multimedia
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai
Johor Darul Ta’zim

Telephone: +607-5534559
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Member of I’M Research Consortium

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