Ts. Dr. Mohd Ibrahim Bin Shapiai @ Abdul Razak currently works as an Assoc. Professor at Malay-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur. Prior to his current position now, he previously worked as a lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia main campus in Skudai, Johor from 2008-2014. As for his educational background, in 2004, he graduated with his diploma in Telecommunication Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia followed by his Master in Audio Signal Processing at the University of York, United Kingdom in the year 2007. Not only that, but he also completed his Ph.D. in Machine Learning at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. His widely known expertise including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Brain Computer Interface, and Swarm Intelligence.

In addition to his teaching responsibility as an Assoc Prof., he is also involved in administrative works by becoming a member of the Information Working Committee for the Department of Communication Engineering since July 2013 as well as the Project Coordinator Telecom Exhibition Day 2014 since December 2013. In addition to his impressive achievement, he is also the Coordinator for Acoustic Research Group since February 2014 and Procurement Manager at MJIIT. He is also appointed as the facilities manager and member of the Center of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIRO) at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Moreover, he participated in around 27 committees and appointments nationally and even internationally. He contributed and was involved in 49 research projects with a total amount of grants of around RM 5 Million with some of them are still ongoing. He is also a dedicated supervisor that has given undivided supports and guidance to quite a number of Ph.D. and Master’s students in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. As a show of gratitude for his excellence and contribution to the academic field, he was granted with York Probe Prize on Graduation Day for Best Performing 2nd Year Entrant Student in 2005 as well as the Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship under Skim Latihan Akademik IPTA (SLAI) for Pursuing Ph.D. Study in 2010.

Other than that, in improving his career path and professional visibility, he has registered as a member of IEEE, IET, graduate Technologies under the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT), and also graduate engineer under Board Engineer of Malaysia. In 2018, he was appointed as Nvidia Deep Learning Institute (DLI) Ambassador to teach AI in the ASEAN region. In the same year, he has been invited to be a member of the Special interest Group of Machine Learning in Academy Science of Malaysia. In the year 2020, he has been certified as a Professional Technologist, and recently in early June 2021, he has been certified for Chartered Engineer (CEng), UK.