Background

Pusat Teknologi Maklumat (PTM) has been established since 1974 under the Office of Chancellery. During that time, it operated as the Computer Unit which responsible for processing the salaries of staffs.

In 1980, the unit was upgraded to the Pusat Komputer in line with the increasing number of the major functions and development of technology in order to support the efficiency of the university management.

In year 2007, the Pusat Komputer had established the Sanggar Work: The Enhancement of the Computer Centre Management to achieve the best service quality and to provide an efficient customer service system.

Resulted from the sanggar, the Pusat Komputer is now known as the Pusat Teknologi Maklumat (PTM) and the organizational structure was then reorganized by the establishments of the Applications Support Unit and the post of the Deputy Director of Research.

This is to support the efficient management and the research in the Faculty / Centre / Institute and the students parallel to the recognition of the National University Malaysia

itself as a research university.

In 2008, PTM had it Sanggar Work: Enhancing the Organizational Structure to improve the management and services in each of its sections. As a result, the organization was then restructured with the establishment of another two new divisions, which are the Advanced Computing Division and the Information and Communication Technology Security Division.

Name Duration Title
Abdul Hamid Ahmad 1972 – 1974 Ketua Unit
Abdul Hamid Marzuki 1974 – 1979 Ketua Unit
Abdul Hamid Marzuki 1980 – 1981 Pemangku Pengarah
Zahari Awang 1982 – 1983 Pengarah
Ismail Harun 1983 – 1984 Pemangku Pengarah
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zainul Abidin Sharrif 1985 – 1989 Pengarah
Ismail Harun 1989 – 1993 Pemangku Pengarah
Dr. Abdul Rahman Omar 1993 – 1995 Pengarah
Prof. Dr. Kasmiran Jumari 1995 – 2006 Pengarah
Prof. Ir. Dr. Othman A. Karim 2006 – 2011 Pengarah
Prof. Madya Dr. Mohamad Shanudin Zakaria 2011 – sekarang Pengarah

PTM has developed 169 applications to help taking up the challenge in the university management. PTM has also successfully achieved the following awards:

  • UKM Quality Award 2000 (Best Counter)
  • Computerized Information Management Awards in 2005: ICT Training Management System (Winner)
  • Computerized Information Management Awards in 2006: Patient Account
  • System (Winner)
  • Computerized Information Management Awards 2006: The e-Leave
  • (Consolation)
  • MS ISO 9001:2008 Certification