Dr. Hanita Hassan is an associate professor and she was the Chair of Language Academy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities from 2018 to 2023.  She has written and co-authored a few books, among others include Multimodal Communication of Corporate Website Design, New Perspectives in Language and Communication Research and English for Career Search. Her book on Multimodal Communication of Corporate Website Design won the Original Book Award, UTM in 2012.  She is an editor for LSP International Journal.  Her research interests include Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), multimodality, language in media, intercultural communication and ELT methodology.  She has presented papers at several international conferences, and some of her papers are The Use of Multimodal Modes in Representing ‘1Malaysia’ presented at 39th International Systemic Functional Congress 2012 in University of Technology Sydney, Australia and The Roles of Media in Realising ‘Unity in Diversity’ at International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Society 2012 in Jeju Island, South Korea, of which this paper won the Best Paper Award.  She was the leader for a collaborative research project entitled  ‘Designing a guide for the implementation of CEFR-Aligned English language tests’. This is a collaborative research grant with  UniMAP, UUA and UTHM.