The speaker obtained his basic degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Stratchlyde, Glasgow, Scotland. Following his interest in emerging technologies back then in lasers and fiber optics, he further pursued his Masters degree in Optical Electronics in 1992 and established his career path in this field for the following 20 years as researcher in SIRIM Berhad and MIMOS Berhad (present). He concluded his academic endeavor in the same field of interest (Photonics) through Doctoral degree in Fiber laser research in 2006 from Universiti Putra Malaysia. He was among the founder of IEEE Photonics Society Malaysian chapter (previously known as IEEE Laser and Electro-optic society) and actively involved as Secretary and Chairman of the society. His 20 years of R&D experience and skills is now being directed towards activities involving technical problem identification such as Failure Analysis process. He currently is establishing a new interest in spectroscopic methods in failure analysis process particularly in Surface Analysis field.