Noorsaadah Binti A. Rahman is Professor of Chemistry and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) at the University of Malaya (since 2015). She is responsible for the development and strategic enhancement of the University's research and innovation profile of the university, aimed at enhancing research quality, capacity and capability across the University. She is a member of the Council of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia and chairs the Malaysian Open Science Alliance.
Professor Rahman received her BA in Chemistry degree from California State University, her MSc from the University of California, Irvine in the US, and her PhD from Cambridge University, UK. She has been received numerous international awards such as the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (1992) fellowship, the JWT Jones Travelling Fellowship, the Royal Society of Chemistry (1995) award, the Chevening Award (1996), the Fulbright Scholar Award (2001) and CNRS Fellowship (2001/2002). Prof. Noorsaadah is also a recipient of the Top Malaysian Research Scientist (TRSM) Award.