|Full name:||Tan Sri Dr. Ir. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali, FASc|
|Date of Birth:||7 August 1948|
|Affiliations:||Chairman of UEM Group Berhad, UEM Sunrise Berhad, PLUS Expressways International Berhad, Linde Malaysia Holdings Berhad, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and SIRIM Berhad (Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia)|
|Latest Biography:||Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Tajuddin Ali is the fourth President of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia. He is also the Chairman of UEM Group Berhad, UEM Sunrise Berhad, PLUS Expressways International Berhad, Linde Malaysia Holdings Berhad, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and SIRIM Berhad (Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia).
Earlier in his career, Tan Sri Dr Tajuddin has served as the Director-General of SIRIM, then the Executive Chairman of Tenaga Nasional Berhad.
An Engineer by training, Tan Sri Dr Tajuddin graduated with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering from King’s College, University of London in 1973 and obtained his doctorate in Nuclear Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London in 1977. He did post-doctoral work in nuclear engineering at Oregon State University (1977-1978) and at Pennsylvania State University (1978).
Currently, he is also the Chairman of UPM Holdings Sdn Bhd, UPM Innovations Sdn Bhd, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) and the Joint-Chairman (Industry) of the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). Tan Sri Dr Tajuddin is also a member of the Governing Council of the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria.
Tan Sri Dr Tajuddin is the Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) and a member of the International Advisory Council of the University. He is also a member of the Permanent Search Committee for Vice Chancellors of Non-Research Public Universities and a member for Public-Private Partnerships, both organizations are under The Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and a member of Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan UEM and The Nusajaya Natural Heritage Trust and a member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Khazanah, Mahathir Science Award Foundation, and as an Ordinary Member of Yayasan Penyelidikan Antartika Sultan Mizan. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK), his alma mater.