Our Deepest Condolences to Dr. Mas Izyani Md. Ali and Her Family

It was with great sadness to announce the passing of our beloved Dr. Mas Izyani Md. Ali from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA. She passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 22nd April 2020, leaving behind with her friends and family, a trail of memories of a truly beautiful soul.

Dr. Mas Izyani Md. Ali was an esteemed and well-respected member of the faculty, having served the faculty for more than 14 years. She once held various prominent positions in faculty including as Senior Lecturer of Centre for Communication Engineering Studies (CeCES). She was also a senior member for the Photonics Research Group (PRG). She has authored more than 50 journal papers and conferences proceedings on various topics related to design laser and amplifier, fiber laser and tapered fiber and microstructured optical fiber. Dr. Mas Izyani Md. Ali has achieved several International Gold Medal Awards and Best Invention in Telecommunication Award as well as various other awards for her contribution in research. She is so generous and is a person with a heart of gold. She has always been very generous, a philanthropist, giving her all to charity and to those in needs. This beautiful trait of hers made her well loved by all faculty members.

The late Dr. Mas Izyani Md. Ali left behind four daughters and she has lost her husband in 2016. Thus, in conjunction with the upcoming Ramadan, let us all take this opportunity to help her orphan children and family in this dire time. All donations to her children and family can be channeled through the CIMB 7015969647 (Dr. Azita Laily Yusoff) account to be collected before being handed over to her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and students during this difficult time. We pray that the Almighty Allah grant His blessings upon the late Dr. Mas Izyani Md. Ali. Indeed, her passing has left a massive void, however her beautiful memories will be cherished in this faculty for many years to come.

Let us offer Al Fatihah together so that the her soul is placed with the righteous and the syuhada’. (Al Fatihah)