Dr. Kamarizan Bin Kidam, is a senior lecturer at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) since 2004. He was born in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, and received his PhD from Plant Design Research Group, Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Finland in December 2012. He started his academic career in UTM since 2001.

Dr. Kamarizan is noted as an innovative, energetic, versatile lecturer, and currently active in developing a new methodology for accident prevention through design, enhancement of process safety and safer chemical plant design. He also involved in developing new methodology for inherently safer process equipment design and user-friendly system. He has published more than 20 journals and conference papers on process safety and design.

Previously, Dr. Kamarizan is an occupational safety and health practitioner and a competent person as Safety and Health Officer under OSHA 1994. He has more than 7 years working experience mainly as SHE Engineer in petrochemical processing facilities and expose to latest legislation and standard. His expertise covers risk management, loss prevention and safe by design. In addition, he has experienced in development, management, implementation and administration on all matters related to occupational safety, health and environment. He has been involve in the training and consulting of OSHA, and have conducted more than 30 in-house and public training programs. Currently, Dr. Kamarizan is a secretary for the Faculty’s OSHE.