IEEE Malaysia Distinguished Lecturer Program (MyDLP)

Call for MyDLP Speaker’s Proposal

IEEE Malaysia Distinguished Lecturer Program (MyDLP) is a new program initiated in 2018 as a platform to recognize IEEE members (both professionals from the industry and academicians) for their technical expertise. IEEE Malaysia provides this platform platform for sharing of knowledge on advanced and new topics by members for members.

Each MyDLP speaker will be appointed for a period of two years and is required to deliver minimum three lectures at the inviting host venues on the proposed topics within two years

Distinguished lecturers will receive a letter of appointment. Token of appreciation will be given after the appointment period. IEEE Malaysia Section and the partner IEEE Malaysia Technical Chapter will provide financial support to conduct the MyDLP talks at the host universities. List of MyDLP lecturers will be advertised in a special portal in IEEE Malaysia website and in the quarterly newsletters.

It is expected that at the beginning of every MyDLP talk, 15-20 minutes will be allocated to introduce and promote IEEE Malaysia. An IEEE membership booth should also be setup and manned by the student branch volunteers.


Inviting MyDLP Lecturers

Active IEEE Student Branches in collaboration with IEEE Malaysia technical chapter(s) are given priority in inviting the speaker. Details of MyDLP Speakers Invitation will be provided to all members from February 2019 once the speakers have been appointed.

IEEE Malaysia Section will support the travel and accommodation expenses for the DLP speaker up to a maximum of RM1000 per MyDLP talk. The partnering IEEE Malaysia Technical Chapter will support the additional expenses at the host universities, including local arrangements, expenses for volunteers, promotional activities, F&B expenses, etc.


Submission of MyDLP Proposal

IEEE members are invited to submit the application as MyDLP speakers by following the guidelines as below. Deadline for submission of MyDLP proposal is 11:59 pm, 31st Dec 2018, Malaysia Standard Time (GMT+8). The proposal will be reviewed by MyDLP Review Committee (MRC) and will be announced by 15th February 2018, for the appointment of MyDLP speakers effective 1st March 2019 until 28th February 2021 (2-year term). Members of the MRC are appointed by the executive committee of IEEE Malaysia Section.

The MyDLP proposer needs to fill out this application form (Form IEEEmy-MyDLP-P01) and send together with the relevant attachments to the MyDLP chair, Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin ( before the deadline. The proposal needs to include the following:

  • Two proposed talks, which could be similar or completely different
  • Title of the proposed talks
  • Abstracts (max 250 words)
  • Speaker’s experience on the proposed topics (including CV)
  • Draft presentation materials


Criteria of Evaluation

Selection of MyDLP speakers is based on the following criteria:

  • professional competence and recognition of the technical expertise,
  • communication and presentation skills,
  • proposed topic areas,
  • contribution to a balanced program, and
  • recommendation by the IEEE chapters, i.e. chapter chairs

All MyDLP proposals shall be approved by the IEEE Malaysia Section, taking into consideration the recommendations by the MyDLP Review Committee (MRC).

For further information, please contact the MyDLP chair.


Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin
MyDLP chair –

MyDLP Proposal Form for Speakers

Download MyDLP Application Form for Chapters

MyDLP 2019-2020 Speakers

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