AP Ts. Dr. Abd Rahman Tamuri, is from Muar, Johor. He went to Sekolah Kebangsaan Telok Rimba, Sungai Mati, Johor in 1990-1997 and Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Pei Hwa, Sungai Mati, Muar Johor in 1997-1999. After that, he went to a Boarding School of Mara Junior Science Collage (MRSM), Muar   in 2000-2001. After he finished his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or Malaysian Certificate of Education with excellent result, he join the Express Mara-UTM program at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for his foundation level in 2001.

He obtained his B.Sc (Physics Pure) with First Class Honour from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2005. He manage to complete his PhD in Laser Development and Application at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in December 2009. He went the attachment programs at International Laser Centre, Moscow State University for 6 mouths and Ultra-short Quantum Beam Facilities at Gwangju Institute Science and Technology Korea.

He join Department of Physics, Faculty Science, UTM in 2009 as the Senior Lecturer (DS51).  In October 2013, he did his industrial training and attachment i.e. seconded at  Resistance Thermometry, Thermophysical Section, National Metrology Laboratory, SIRIM Berhad, Sepang, Selongor  as a principle researcher for one year (16 October 2013 until 15 October 2014).

AP Ts. Dr. Abd Rahnan Tamuri, currently is a Associate Professor at Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Principals of Residential Colleges 9&10,  Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs’). He has taught undergraduate level such as Mechanics, Computer Programming, Computer Interfacing, Electric and Magnet, Mathematical Physics, Solid State Laser Engineering, Instrumentation and Measurement and Creativity and Innovation.

Aside from teaching, AP Ts. Dr. Abd Rahman Tamuri also supervised or co-supervised more than 6 postgraduates and 15 undergraduates research students. All his students are encouraged to publish in journals, book chapters and research monographs and present in conferences.

AP Ts. Dr Abd Rahman Tamuri also actively conducts and facilitate the short course to student and public. The short course that he has been facilitate are Short Course on Computer Interfacing Using ComInt, Short Course on Basic Electronics and Practical, Short Course on PIC Microcontroller, Short Course in Circuit Design and PCB and Short Course on Basic Arduino.

AP Ts. Dr Abd Rahman Tamuri has been a researcher or project leader for  research grants such as UTM grant (2011-2015) and co-researcher for varies research grant such as Fundamental Research Grant Studied (FRGS) and Science Fund. He won varies medal in research exhibition international and local such as Silver Medal in International Trade Fair “ Ideas – Invention – New Products” 2007 (IENA 2007)- Germany,  Gold Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo, (MTE 2010) ,  Bronze Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo, (MTE 2009), Bronze Medal in Innovation and Technology Expo (INATEX 2009), Bronze Medal in International Exposition of Research and Inventions of Institutions of Higher L earning 2007 and Bronze Medal in  Malaysia Technology Expo 2007 (MTE 07).

His was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Award during UTM 36 Convocation in 2006 and Dean Award for Physics Program in 36 Convocation in 2006.  He was also awarded with Excellent Service Award in 2014 by the Faculty of Science, UTM. in 2019, he was awarded as Professional Technologies by Malaysia Board of Technologies (MBOT).