• Albukhary Centre of Excellence (ACE)
    Socio-Economic Development and Innovation (SEDI)
    Welcome to
  • Albukhary Centre of Excellence (ACE)
    Socio-Economic Development and Innovation (SEDI)
    Welcome to

About Us


The Albukhary International University (AIU) aims to be a university of repute in its niche area, which is ‘Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ and this objective can be achieved through the establishment of an interdisciplinary research entity, commonly identified as research centre. ACE-SEDI is established with the purpose of advancing scholarly activities, primarily through collaborative research, networking and linkages, research training, research dissemination, or other creative endeavours. ACE - SEDI in collaboration with AIU - Yunus Social Business Centre (A- YSBC) for applied research programmes designed to transform communities at the bottom of the wealth pyramid.

Fellowships


Prof. Dato’ Sukor Kasim
Distinguished Senior Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Poverty focused microfinance, social entrepreneur and social business



Dato’ Siti Zubaidah A. Hamid
Senior Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Counselling, Education and Students Personnel Services, Drug Abuse Rehabilitation Counselling



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bibi Zaarjan Khan
Senior Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Training and Development, Adult Education, Human Resource Management & Development, Organisational Behaviour.



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kalthom Husain
Senior Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Education, TESL, Educational Technology, New Media Communication and Public Relations



Prof Dr Nor Hashimah Hashim
Senior Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Early Childhood, Primary Education and Curriculum Studies



Professor, Dr. Che Su Mustaffa
Senior Fellow

Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Area of Interest : Organizational Communication, Social Business and Entrepreneurship



Assoc. Prof. Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk
Senior Fellow

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Area of Interest : Microfinance, Social Business and Entrepreneurship



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Ahmad Amir Zal Wan Ismail
Senior Fellow

Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
Area of Interest : Sociology, Community Development, Economic Empowerment



Prof. Dr. Md Aminul Islam
Senior Fellow

Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
Area of Interest : Finance





Dr. Azharudin bin Ali
Fellow

Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Area of Interest : Internal Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance & Sustainability and Entrepreneurship



Dr. Ku Maisurah bt Ku Bahador
Fellow

Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Area of Interest : IT, Accounting and Soft Skills in Social Business




Dr. Norhaziah bt Nawai
Fellow

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
Area of Interest : Microfinance, Islamic Social Finance, Money and Capital Market, Banking and Finance, Social Business and Entrepreneurship



Dr Zarina Md Nor
Fellow

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Area of Interest : Household Finance and Family Economics focusing on single mothers



Muhammad Naim Muhamad Ali
Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Media, Communication, Public Relations, Gender and Sexuality studies



Nurul Aina Johari
Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Administrative Sciences and Policies Studies




Chua Chy Ryen
Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Economics, Financial Economics, and Natural Economics




Halawati Abdul Jalil Safuan
Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Computer Science and Information System, Technology Management, Computer Networking



Dr. Reazul Islam
Fellow

Albukhary International University (AIU)
Area of Interest : Microfinance, Islamic Microfinance, Social Business and Poverty Research.

 

Research Focus

Social Entrepreneurship
Social Innovation
Community Empowerment
Sustainable Development Goals - Reduced Inequalities

The ACE-SEDI is committed to producing research that promotes and contributes to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Quality Education
Decent Work and Ecomonic Growth
Reduce Inequalities
Partnerships for The Goals

Albukhary Centre of Excellence Socio-Economic Development and Innovation(ACE-SEDI).
Jalan Tun Abdul Razak 05200 Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia
Email : acesedi@aiu.edu.my
Phone : +604 774 7394