As part of the university’s mission to promote and disseminate the research and knowledge of its professorial staff, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia organised the inaugural Professorial Lecture Series. The Professorial Lecture was held on 19th October 2011 at Lecture Theatre, Ibnu Sina Institute for Fundamental Science Studies, UTM, and featured Prof. Dr. Hadi Nur, whose lecture was titled “Better (and happy) life through heterogeneous catalysis research”. The lecture attracted around 100 students and academic staff. The Dean of the Nanotechnology Research Alliance, Prof. Dr. Mohd Marsin Sanagi delivered a speech to the audience introducing Prof. Dr. Hadi Nur.
The following is inaugural book of my professorial lecture.