Shout Out – Talk on “Critical Thinking for Engineers” 2016-10

This is a shout out for the IEM. My Technical Division will be  hosting a talk on the 12th October, 2016 byIr. Al-Khairi Mohd Daud and Ir. Danaraj Chandrasegaran. It’ll be at 5:30pm   (makan-makan at 5:00pm)

Engineers always faced with a challenge to make a tough decision throughout his career. In real life, decisions are not made based on one factor only but multiple factors need to be evaluated for a decision to be made objectively and wisely. Thus engineer needs to master the art of critical thinking.

Critical thinking is the identification and evaluation of evidence to guide decision making.  A critical thinker uses broad in-depth analysis of evidence to make decisions and communicate his/her beliefs clearly and accurately.This’ something that need to be practiced when we encounter engineering problems, business decisions so that we can work towards a solution.

This is a preview on our upcoming course on Critical Thinking. During the course, we will practice some of the important skills of critical thinking, and apply those to understand current problems, belief systems and ethical positions. You will learn to appraise information and influences, discuss topics intelligently and construct well-reasoned arguments.


Ir. Al-Khairi Mohd Daud has over 23 years of experienced in Oil and Gas, petrochemical, oleo chemical, manufacturing and facilities management. He is the country expert for ASEAN Energy Management Accreditation Scheme and an expert in healthcare facilities management. He has assisted in drafting few Malaysian Standards including the Malaysian Standard for Quality in Healthcare. He has presented papers in national and international conference especially on maintenance and asset management. He is the owner of Faqeh Management who specialized in asset and energy management.

Ir. Danaraj Chandrasegaran graduated from University Teknologi Malaysia in 2001 with Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons). Subsequently, pursued his Master Degree in University of Malaya. He has published in international journals and conferences in the past. His career has a diverse outlook on project execution ranging from building construction, marine, mining and energy industry; as a mechanical engineer.
Register here or download the form here. A map to Wisma IEM is presented here.

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