Mushtak Al-Atabi

Mushtak Al-Atabi is currently a Senior Deputy Provost at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. A passionate educator, innovator and an agent of change, he pioneered the use of the CDIO in Malaysia and offered one of the first MOOCs in Asia (the very first in Malaysia) in 2013. His MOOCs attracted thousands of students from 150 different countries. He speaks at international conferences and consults in the areas of leadership, innovation, human development, performance and technology. Mushtak is the author of Shoot the Boss, Think Like an Engineer and Driving Performance and the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Science and Technology. His research interests include thermo-fluids, renewable energy, biomechanical engineering, engineering education and academic leadership. He has numerous research publications, awards and honours and is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK), a member of the Global Engineering Deans Council and an Honorary Chair at the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham.