Name : Prof. Madya Dr. Alias bin Azhar
Phone : +604-928 4765
Email : az.alias@uum.edu.my
School : Law
Substantive Position : Associate Professor
Current Position : Deputy Director
Current Department : Research and Innovation Management Centre

Academic Qualification

2008, Doctor of Philosophy Syariah (Pengajian Syariah Di Malaysia), UM, Universiti Malaya
2002, Masters Syariah (Metodologi Hukum-Fatwa), UM, Universiti Malaya
1999, Bachelor Degree wiht Honours Syariah (Fiqh Wa Usul), UM, Universiti Malaya
1995, PENGAJIAN ISLAM, PRA AKADEMI PENGAJIAN ISLAM, NILAM PURI, KELA, Universiti Malaya
1993, SPM/MCE BAHASA ARAB TINGGI, SEK MEN KEB AGAMA ALAWIYAH ARAU, PERLIS, Lain-lain

Overview

I am the Associate Professor of the School of Law, Universiti Utara Malaysia. I started my career as a teacher at Maktab Pengajian Islam Kedah in 1999-2004, Islamic Affair Officer at JAKIM, Putrajaya in 2005-2006, Lecturer at Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS) in 2006-2007 before joining Universiti Utara Malaysia in 2008. I hold a Bachelor of Fiqh wa Usul with Honours (University of Malaya), Master of Shariah (UM) and Doctor of Philosophy in Shariah (UM). I have experience in teaching various courses in undergraduate (LL.B) and postgraduate law programmes (Master of Commercial Law and Ethics, Law & CSR, MBA). Currently, I have successfully supervised three (3) Ph.D students and two (2) master students. My research interests are in the area of Islamic law, Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Transaction and Islamic Civilisation. I have received research fund since 2008 until now from external organization such as the Ministry of Education through the FRGS and internal source through research funded by the Universiti Utara Malaysia. To date, I had completed 8 research projects and currently I am committed with another 9 research projects as the project leader and researcher funded by the Ministry of Education and UUM i.e. FRGS and NRGS. The area of current research projects are Fatwa, Hisbah, Zakat, equality under Federal Constitution and youth law and governance. I was a member of the Shariah Technical Committee at Mufti Department, state of Kedah. I have a Syarie lawyer practicing certificate state of Kedah and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. I also a member of the Malaysian Syarie Lawyers Association and Association of Malaysia Muslim Lawyers.

Research Area

1.Islamic Jurisprudence
2.Islamic Law of Transaction
3.Islamic Banking Law

Area of Expertise

1.ISLAMIC LAW
2.USUL AL-FIQH
3.ISLAMIC LEGAL MAXIMS