Dr. Abdul Rahman Abdul Rahim is an Associate Professor at the Department of Engineering, UTM Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, UTM Kuala Lumpur. He is also an Associate Lecturer at Graduate School of Business Administration, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan. Prior to joining UTM he has worked with two multi-national corporations in the area of manufacturing. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and B.Sc. in Engineering Management from University of Evansville USA in 1988. He obtained his MSc in Man ufacturing Systems Engineering from Warwick University in 1991 and his PhD from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2006. He also received a Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health in Manufacturing Industries from Worksafe Western Australia in 1998.
He is a member of American Society for Quality (ASQ), associate member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), associate member of  Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK, member of IEEE, member of MyTRIZ, graduate member of IEM and a member of National Geographic Society. He has conducted training with various companies throughout Malaysia in the area of Operations and Production Management, Occupational Safety and Health, Emergency Response Plan, Ergonomics, Hazardous Waste, Chemical Safety, Construction Safety, 5-S and Housekeeping, Project Management, Total Productive
Maintenance, Poka Yoke, Quality Improvement, Statistical Process Control, ISO 14000, ISO 9000, HACCP, GMP, Production
Planning and Control and Method and Time Study. He is also an invited speaker at Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM), National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM), Incorporated Society of Planters (ISP), Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM), International Business School (IBS) UTM, Chemical Engineering Pilot Plant (CEPP) UTM, and Business and Advanced Technology Center (BATC), Institut Pembangunan Pengurusan Johor (IPPJ), Prestariang, and Pusat Pembangunan Tenaga Industri Johor (Puspatri). He is also an examiner for Safety and Health Officer competency certificate (NIOSH). He has also consulted Syarikat Air Johor (SAJ), Monsanto, World Kitchen and Ciba Vision.