Founding member of MINDS. Lipid Scientist and Inventor. Experienced in R&D and management of palm oil. Board/Council Member of several organisations/associations and Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
Alex Tan Bok Hooi is a postgraduate degree holder in the field of particle physics from University of Malaysia. He is a Penangite and studied in Assumption school and Penang Free School. He is an author with two Malay books, Topeng and Sahabat, published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. His English books, A Man and his Wallet, Love will find you & other stories were selected as 50 Best Malaysian Titles for International Rights 2016/17 and 2018/19. He is also a medical device consultant in the healthcare fraternity.
Christine is a qualified chartered accountant and a certified internal auditor by profession. She believes that everyone is creative and inventive and every person can apply such qualities in their lives, whether at work or school or home, for a better future.
Served as Senior Science Teacher / Supervisor in Hua Lian Secondary School, Taiping. Awarded commendation by Guinness Award for the thesis in Science teaching. Published Secondary Schools Science textbooks. Interested in writing, stamp collecting, travelling and photography. Now serves as MINDS Perak Chapter Chairman and active in other NGOs including Malaysian Chines Cultural Society, Civil Committee of Taiping Municipal Council.
Ahmad Ezzat bin Ismail is a Principal in SMK Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. This is a cluster school for excellence. Formerly he was a Principal in SMK Bandar Tun Husein Onn 2, Cheras, Selangor (2018 – 2020) and SMK Tun Hussein Onn, Seberang Jaya, Penang (2012 – 2018). Both these schools were Thinking School and a Transformation School. He was the member of Malaysia Association of Research and Education for Educators (MAsREE). He has been an active member of MINDS in the Seberang Perai Chapter.
Major Munusamy Arigovindan (Rtd) with academic qualification of B.Ed(Hons) is a retired School Headmaster. He has served in Malaysian Arm Forces full time for six years and was trained in setting up communication network in Signal Squadron. His interests are music, writing short stories and community services. He is working as a Quality Assurance Officer for Preschools.
Dr. Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi is a Research Consultant with the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Honorary Professor of Plant Biotechnology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia. She was the former Director of the Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre of MPOB. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Member of MENSA and Founding and EXCO member of the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS).
Prof. Ir. Dr. Wai Yie is currently the Chairperson of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (Malaysia Local Network) , the Vice President of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia and Immediate Chairperson of Women Engineers Section, Malaysia. Board of Directors of International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists, Honorary Secretary of Women Engineers, The ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (WEAFEO), and Committee Member of World Federation of Engineering Organisation (Women in Engineering Committee). She is specialized in IR4.0, medical signal processing and telecommunications research. She has been researching on RFID, wireless sensor networks, ultra-wideband and wireless communications, and Brain Signal Processing.