Prof. Dr. Ramlee Mustapha

Head, TVET and Industry Cluster / National Professor Council, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)


DR. RAMLEE MUSTAPHA is a Professor of Technical and Vocational Education at the Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) [the Sultan Idris Education University]. In 2010, he was appointed as the Dean for Post-Graduate Studies at UPSI. A year later, he is appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education at UPSI. In 2017, he was appointed as the 5th President of the Asian Academic Society for Vocational Education and Training (AASVET).

In 2022, he was as appointed as the Head of TVET and Industry Cluster in National Professor Council. He is an expert in vocational education and training and human resource development especially in the Pacific Rim and East Asian region. In addition, Dr. Ramlee Mustapha was invited as main speaker at several International Conferences such as in Thailand (2001), Singapore (2002), Taiwan (2002), Indonesia (2002), Kuwait (2002), Saudi Arabia (2002), Finland (2003), Thailand (2004), Costa Rica (2006), Saudi Arabia (2006), Hawaii (2007) and Taiwan (2007), Indonesia (2008), China (2008), Japan (2009), Indonesia and Taiwan (2010), New Zealand, Thailand, China, Singapore and Vietnam (2011), Japan (2013), Germany and Taiwan (2016), Indonesia and China (2017), Vietnam (2018), Iran and Russia (2019), United Kingdom (2020), China (2021), Pakistan, Cambodia and UK (2022), China, Indonesia and France (2023).

He has written over 150 articles and 10 books in Technical-Vocational Education and Human Resource Development. Dr. Ramlee Mustapha holds a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering (BSChE) from University of Alabama, USA. His first Masters degree in Educational Administration (M.Ed) from Eastern New Mexico University, USA and his second Masters degree in Industrial Technology (M.Sc) from Purdue University, USA. He earned a doctoral degree in Technical and Vocational Education (Ph.D) also from Purdue University, USA.