Hanif Khairi (Dr.)
Timbalan Dekan (ICAN) | Deputy Dean (ICAN)
Shah Alam
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Miscellaneous Information:


  • PhD, Art & Design, Monash University, Australia, 2012
  • M.A., Art & Design Education, De Montfort University, UK, 2002
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Art & Design Education, De Montfort University, UK, 2001
  • Bachelor of Design, Fine Metal Design, Institut Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 1994

Area of Expertise:

  • Jewellery, Metalsmithing, Craft Product & Sculpture.

Area of Interest:

  • Sustainable Design, Sustainable Art, Practise Based Research, Artistic Research, Cultural Creativities.

Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Program Coordinator and Senior Lecturer In Contemporary Metal Design Department, Faculty Of Art & Design, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Adjunct Professor In Management & Science University, Shah Alam , Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Supervisor for PhD research: Challenging Culture and Tradition: Transforming Traditional Hand Drawn Batik through Innovation of Chanting Tool.
  • Creative Expert in Sustainability & Creative Arts: Wayang Project 1.0 organize by University of Malaya Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UM SDSN)

Selected Exhibitions:

  • ASEAN Art & Design Symposium Workshop 2016 (ANDES), Alam Impian, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  • 2016 ASEAN Splendour Exhibition, Creative Media & Technology Hub, UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • 2015 ASEAN Splendour Exhibition in accordance with 47th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 2015 Malaysia Thailand Art Exchange (MATRAX), Gesturz, UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  • 2014 Shah Alam Gallery Open Show, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  • Ilham Fikir & Karya Exhibition 2014, Shah Alam Gallery, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  • Segaris Open Exibition 2014, Segaris Gallery, Publika, Malaysia.
  • International Art & Jazz Festival 2014, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.
  • 2013 Machang Art Inspiration (Mari), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • ArcaBudaya, PhD Examination Exhibition, Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Australia, 2012.
  • 2011 Post-Graduate Colloquium & Exhibition, Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Australia.
  • Sculpture 2011 `Flourish’. Toyota Community Spirit Gallery 7th annual indoor outdoor sculpture exhibition.
  • Yarra Valley Arts & Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards 2011.
  • Of Snowflakes & Spacetime: life, symmetry & the evolution of the universe. Toyota Community Spirit Gallery sixth annual indoor outdoor sculpture exhibition, 2010
  • 2010 Post-Graduate Colloquium & Exhibition, Faculty of Art Design, Monash University, Australia.
  • 2007 National Craft Day Exhibition, Malaysia.
  • Exhibitor in International Exposition of Research and Inventions of Institutions of Higher Learning, Malaysia, 2007.
  • Friendship Exhibition of Fashion Jewellery, Gallery Kunang-Kunang, Malaysia, 2005.
  • Friendship Exhibition of Fashion Jewellery, Townhouse Gallery, Malaysia, 2005.
  • Getaran Exhibition, Shah Alam Gallery, Malaysia, 2004.
  • Ekspresi Jiwa Merdeka Exhibition, Malaysia, 2003.

Selected Awards & Competitions:

  • Silver Medal in Raja Zarith Sofiah Awards (Rzsa) Design Competition & Exhibition 2013.
  • Gold Medal in the British Invention Show (BIS) 2008, London.
  • Gold Medal in 19th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition ITEX 2008.
  • Gold award in the Inventions, Innovations & Designs (IID) 2008 organized by Institute of Research, Development and Commercialization, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
  • Bronze Medal in the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2008, organized by Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS).
  • Second Place craft category in Piala Seri Iman Competition, 2007 organized by Terengganu State Government, Malaysia.

Paper Presented:

  • Creative Plastic Recycling. Speaker for 3R Talk in conjunction with ~BE GREEN – NEVER SEE PLASTICS THE SAME WAY AGAIN’ 2016 organized by PETRONAS Chemical Group, KLCC, Malaysia.
  • Creating Craft Product Utilizing an Up-Cycle Approach. Creative Technology Entrepreneur Conference 2013, Johor, Malaysia.
  • Designing Contemporary Jewellery Utilizing an Up-Cycle Approach. The 3rd International Gem & Jewelry Conference 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • A Studio Research Project: Malay Celebration as a Cultural Expression in Creating Sculpture Utilizing an Up-cycle Approach. The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2012, Osaka, Japan.
  • A Journey of Transformation: Creating Accumulation Art through Up-cycle Approach.1st Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts, Athens, Greece, 2010.
  • Recycled High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) as a New Material for the Furniture Industry in Malaysia. International Furniture Conference & Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2008.

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