Borned on 15th of June 1961 in a small village, Kampung Paya in Port Dickson Negeri Sembilan, one of the famous and glorious place to visit. Received my early education, at the Kampung Gelam primary school, Port Dickson. Later pursue my secondary school at Port Dickson High School before proceeding to Tuanku Ja'afar Technical School and Kuantan Polytechnic. Was offered a JPA scholarship to pursue my studies in Diploma of Mechanical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. Upon graduation in 1985, joined University Teknologi Malaysia as a Tutor.
Graduated from University of Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. with Bachelor of Science in Mech. Eng. in 1988 and completed my Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Structural Vibration at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, (UTM) in 1995. Then appointed as a Lecturer in Department of Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,UTM.
Happily married to my beloved wife Zawiaton Zainal Ariffin since 1985, who is also a graduate from University of Malaya in Business Administration. She is actively involved in non-government association. For her many years of service both in the state government and voluntary association, she has been awarded the Pingat Ibrahim Sultan II (PIS II) by the Sultan of Johor in 1998. Blessed with 2 charming sons, Mohd Redzuan and Muhamad Nizamuddin and a lovely daughter Nurul Izzaty.
My favourate game is soccer either in football field or virtual, table tennis and badminton. Represented UTM in the inter-university staff tournament since 1997 till now. Is one of the UTM veteran player of soccer.