Short Bio

Professor Sureswaran Ramadass is Professor Emeritus at the Malaysian University of Science and Technology (MUST). He is also the Chairman (Steering Committee) of the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) IPv6 and IOT Center of Expertise, and focuses on 5G technology. Prior to this, he was the founding Director and Professor at the National Advanced IPv6 Centre of Excellence (NAV6), Universiti Sains Malaysia. In Industry, he is the Chief Scientist at NLTVC Sdn Bhd. (NLTVC is a Next Generation Internet Communications research and development company) He obtained his BsEE/CE (Magna Cum Laude) and Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Miami in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He graduated top student in the College of Engineering. He obtained his PhD from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2000 while serving as a full time faculty .

Some of his recognitions include being awarded :

  • The “Anugerah Tokoh Negara” (National Academic Leader) for Innovation and Commercialization in 2008 by the Minister of Higher Education. This award is given in recognition to contributions to Innovation and commercialisation in the area of science and technology

  • Emeritus Chair, IPv6 Forum Education Programme.

  • The Wireless World Research Forum Fellow in April 2010. This fellowship award was presented in recognition to his contribution in the area of Next Generation Networks and IPv6.

  • Malaysian Innovation Award by the Prime Minister in 2007 and again by the Minister of Science and Technology in 2009. These Awards were given in recognition for his contribution towards innovations in the areas of Multimedia Conferencing Systems and Real-time Advanced Security Monitoring