ProfileDr Anwar P.P. Abdul Majeed graduated with a first-class honours B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. He obtained an MSc. in Nuclear Engineering from Imperial College London, United Kingdom. He then received his PhD in Rehabilitation Robotics from the Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). He is currently serving as an Associate Professor at the School of Robotics, XJTLU. Prior to joining XJTLU, he was a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and the Head of Programme (Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology (Industrial Automation)) at the Faculty of Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering Technology, UMP. He is also currently serving as an adjunct lecturer at UCSI University, Malaysia. Dr Anwar is also a Visiting Research Fellow at EUREKA Robotics Centre, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.
Dr Anwar is a Chartered Engineer, registered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK, a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, as well as a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is an active research member at the Innovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics and Sports Laboratory (iMAMS), UMP. His research interest includes rehabilitation robotics, computational mechanics, applied mechanics, sports engineering, renewable and nuclear energy, sports performance analysis as well as machine learning.
He has authored over 100 papers in different journals, conference proceedings as well as books. He serves as a reviewer in a number of prolific journals, such as IEEE Access, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, SN Applied Sciences, PeerJ Computer Science, and Applied Computing and Informatics, amongst others. He has also served as a Guest Editor for SN Applied Sciences, MDPI, Frontiers, as well as an Editor for several Springer book series. He is currently serving as an Academic Editor for PLOS ONE, a Review Editor for Frontiers in Robotics and AI, an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences and a section editor for Mekatronika (UMP Press). Dr Anwar is also a member of the Young Scientists Network of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN - ASM). With regards to learned/civil society activities, he is an active member of the IET Malaysia Local Network, Vice President 2 of the Alumni UMP Society and was acting as a Liaison Officer for the Imperial College Alumni Association Malaysia (ICAAM) 2021-2022 Session.