Working Experience

Senior Lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia [Aug 2021 – Current]

Currently a member of faculty in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Health Science and in the research group of BioInspira.

Senior Lecturer at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia [Dec 2020 – July 2021]

Taught Biology and Chemistry subjects in Semester II 2020/2021 for Food Technology Panels, FAST, UTHM for one semester.

Assistant Manager at Sekolah Al-Amin Bangi Cawangan Putra Mahkota, Bangi, Selangor [Sep 2015 – Feb 2016]

Managing a new branch of Sekolah Al-Amin Bangi at Bangi Avenue, Selangor

Research Assistant, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam [2013 – 2015 ]

Study the applications of metals for biomedical implementation by Metal Injection Molding technique

Help Desk Assistant at Information Technology Services, Vanderbilt University [2011 – 2012]

Assists university students, faculty, and staff with questions or problems concerning services offered by Information Technology Services


English Tutor for Science Outreach at UH High School, Hyogo, Japan (Oct 2019 – Jan 2020)

Gave a monthly lecture about general science topics to UH High School students to create awareness of the importance of science to the general public.

Non-Governmental Organization – (i-Bantu Malaysia & Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia)

2013: Committee on helping flood victims at Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

2014: Committee on helping flood victims at Kuala Krai, Kelantan, Malaysia;

2013 – Present: Involved as a motivational speaker for youth development programs and other social welfare activities associated with Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia

Humanitarian Aid Mission at Gaza, Palestine (August 2012)

Participate as volunteers for sending aids to Gaza, Palestine by distributing foods, schools, and medical supplies to the community in Gaza. This humanitarian mission was led by the Aqsa Syarif association to help the community and NGOs in Gaza to restore schools, houses, factories, and residence buildings that were damaged after the Gaza-Israel conflict in 2012.

Nashville Habitat for Humanity in constructing low-cost houses for the homeless community (March 2011)

Take part in volunteering in constructing low-cost houses to accommodate the homeless communities in Nashville with affordable houses. “Habitat for Humanity” helps the homeless communities in Nashville building quality and better lives.

Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA

2010-2011: Social Chair of Malaysian Student Association at Vanderbilt (MSAV)

2011: Director of Islamic Spring Retreat (ISR) 2011


Dr. ikhwan quotes

Be Proactive

For you, yourself.

Life is like water. If you become stagnant, you will get polluted over time.