Prof. Dr. Rose Alinda Alias
Rose Alinda Alias is a Professor of Information Systems Management at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Department of Information Systems. She is currently Head of the Information and Service Systems Innovation (ISSI) Research Group and Senior IT Associate Fellow at UTM Center for Information and Communications Technology (CICT), where she headed a collaborative academia-practice Data Analytics Project for Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) for design and development of data warehouse and business intelligence analytics dashboards. She is also the Chairperson of the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Task Force for Academic Programme Transformation for 4th Industrial Revolution, which developed the Future Ready Curriculum 4.0 Framework. Prof Rose Alinda Alias is also the Founding President of the Persatuan Sistem Maklumat Malaysia (MyAIS) and President of Malaysia Chapter for the Association for Information Systems (AIS). She was the Conference Co-Chair for the 21st Pacific-Asia Conference for Information Systems (PACIS 2017) held in Langkawi Island. She was recently selected to be one of the eight members of the global AIS Standing Committee on Diversity & Inclusion.
During her 5 year tenure as UTM DVCAI Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic & International (2012-2016), she was Chairperson for JKTNCRA (National Council for Malaysia Public University Deputy VC/Rector for Academic & International) (2014-2016) and also a member of the STPM Standards Fixing Committee representing the Malaysian Examination Council (2012-2016). In 2016, she was the Council Member of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). She was also the Dean of UTM Graduate School (2007-2011), during which she was Chairperson of Malaysia Graduate School Deans Council (MyDEGS) in 2010-2011. Her previous administrative posts include Deputy Dean UTM Research Management Centre (2005-2007), and Deputy Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) UTM Faculty of Computer Science and Information Systems (1998-2005).
Professor Rose Alinda Alias was conferred a Doctor of Philosophy in January 1998 from the University of Salford, United Kingdom for her thesis entitled “Multiple Perspectives Exploration of Information Systems Quality in a Malaysian Context”. She graduated from the University of Miami, Florida USA in 1986 with a double award of a Master of Science (Computer Information Systems) and a Master of Business Administration, as well as a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) in 1985. Prof Rose Alinda has graduated 24 PhD students since 2002, authored many publications and led numerous research and consultancy projects within her areas of expertise.