MOHAMMED FAIZ BIN KAMALUDIN
Captain, Malaysian Airlines
Malaysian astronaut candidate, Malaysia
Master of Aviation Management 2011
2011 JOINT RECIPIENT – ALUMNI AWARD FOR REGIONAL LEADERSHIP
Not content with merely captaining large commercial passenger planes for Malaysian Airlines, Faiz is also one of Malaysia’s top four astronaut candidates. Faiz takes great delight in acting as a role model to the local community, and in the promotion of aerospace to the public, and in particular to local school children.
Through his roles as President of the Astronautical Association of Malaysia, and as the Director of Aerospace Education Services, Faiz has established awareness programs that are supplemented by workshops, television appearances, road shows to rural areas, career talks at universities, an international aerospace documentary, and the publication of his book.
Faiz‘s passion and enjoyment in educating youth on aerospace science and technology is evident in the high level of engagement he has fostered across his region.