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Deputy Secretary General (Technology Development) Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Datuk Dr. Mohd Nor Azman Hassan

Datuk Dr. Mohd Nor Azman Hassan is currently the Deputy Secretary General (Technology Development) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. He oversees the policies and development ofscience, technology and innovation ecosystem as  the catalyst for socio-economic development of the country. His previous positions were  in the areas of higher education, power sector and technological development including industrial related technologies, such as renewable energy, advanced materials and manufacturing, biotechnology (including vaccine development strategy) and nanotechnology.

He had extensive engagements with the industry including the start- ups  and SMEs, in particular to communicate government’s policies and programmes relating  to STI. Datuk Dr. Azman holds a doctoral degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA in the field of renewable energy technology and is trained in conducting Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). He is also a registered Professional Technologist (Green  Technology) with the Malaysian Board of Technologist.