Dr. Fazilah Abd Manan finished her Bachelor of Science (Industrial Biology: 2005), and Master of Engineering (Environmental Management: 2006) at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor. She completed her PhD at the University of Western Australia, Perth in 2012.  Her career in UTM began as a research officer before she hold a position as a lecturer at the Faculty of Bioscience and Bioengineering (FBB), UTM  in 2007. Currently, she is a Senior lecturer at the Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science UTM.