Thursday, September 11, 2014


A pleasant personality who is always smiling - Dr Atih Rohaerti Dariah

ISDEV Graduate Discourse was held on 4 September 2014 at C23 Social Sciences Conference Room and run entirely by Dr Atih Rohaerti Dariah. Dr Atih is one of the researchers in the ISDEV Research University Team (RUT) on "Mould and Index of Islamic Development".

ISDEV members captivated not only with her presentation but also by her warm personality.

Dr Atih is an economic lecturer from Facultas Economic, Universitas Islam Bandung, Indonesia (UNISBA). She presented to ISDEV members her current research regarding "Struktur Perencanaan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan Dalam Perspektif Islam: Sebuah Konsep Asal” (The Advanced Development Planning Structure in Islamic Perspective: A Foundational Concept) .

Prof Syukri (left - front row) taking the opportunity of asking some questions to Dr Atih (left)

The program of the day was divided into two sessions in which the first session was the presentation by Dr. Atih while the second session was the question and answer session. ISDEV Director, Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh was the chairman throughout the programme.

A thoroughly engaging presentation as ISDEV members, including (front row - right to left)
Dr Zakaria and Prof Syukri, attentively listened.

During the two-hour long programme, ISDEV members were very fortunate to have the opportunity to witness the presentation and at the same time, they were welcomed to voice their respective opinions, ask questions and even share some information related to Dr Atih's research. Dr Atih's gentle personality and approachable demeanour has allowed ISDEV members to mingle and get to know her better as well as get useful advice from such an experienced academician.

Dr Atih presenting her research paper

Also present at the program were ISDEV Deputy Director Dr. Zakaria Bahari, ISDEV lecturers, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad and Dr. Mohd Shukri Hanapi as well as three new ISDEV lecturers Dr. Mohd Syakir Mohd Rosdi, Dr. Shahir Akram Hassan and Dr. Wan Norhaniza Wan Hasan.

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