Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
Professor Harith Ahmad was born in 1954 and received his B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics at University of Malaya in 1979, M.Sc. in High Voltage Technology and PhD. in Laser Technology from University of Wales, UK in 1980 and 1983 respectively. He began his academic career at the University of Malaya in 1983 as a lecturer and is currently the Director of Photonics Research Centre at the same university.
His areas of expertise are fibre optics, optical amplifiers and lasers. He has published more than 520 articles in ISI-indexed journals. He has supervised more than 30 PhD students and over 30 MSc students.