BEKAS AHLI AKADEMIK DILANTIK TIMBALAN MENTERI SAINS, TEKNOLOGI DAN INOVASI

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MELAKA, 15 Mei (Bernama) -- Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah adalah antara

muka baharu yang dilantik Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak ke dalam

kerajaan ketika mengumumkan jemaah menteri dan timbalan menteri hari ini.

Abu Bakar, 54, yang dilantik Timbalan Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi

merupakan bekas Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Jabatan Penyelidikan dan Pembangunan

Kreativiti, Inovasi dan Pengkomersilandi Jabatan Ketua Menteri Melaka.

Beliau melepaskan jawatan itu yang disandang sejak 2010 untuk bertanding

kerusi Parlimen Tangga Batu pada pilihan raya umum ke-13 (PRU13) yang berakhir 5

Mei lepas.

Abu Bakar mempunyai pengalaman luas dalam bidang penyelidikan dan inovasi

berdasarkan jawatan yang dipegang sebelum ini, antaranya Timbalan Naib Canselor

(Penyelidikan dan Inovasi) Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTem).

Beliau yang berkelulusan Sarjana Muda Kejuruteraan Awam dari Universiti

Teknologi Malaysia serta ijazah kedoktoran dalam bidang teknologi konkrit dari

University of Dundee, Scotland, pernah menjadi pensyarah di Universiti Sains

Malaysia dari 1994 hingga 2003.

Selain menjalankan kajian dan menjadi pensyarah, Abu Bakar turut

menghasilkan beberapa buku mengenai kejuruteraan konkrit serta produk satu

daerah satu industri.

Bapa kepada tiga anak ini juga aktif dalam bidang politik dan merupakan

Anggota Jawatankuasa Umno Bahagian Tangga Batu sejak 2003 dan juga Pengerusi

Biro Pendidikan Umno bahagian itu sejak 2004.

Pada PRU13, Abu Bakar menang dengan majoriti undi 15,633 menewaskan Rahim

Ali daripada PKR.

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KIA HK NM

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