Noriswadi Ismail, Malaysian, is a doctoral researcher on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Data Protection and Privacy based in London. He is a ‘Majlis Amanah Rakyat’ (MARA) Scholar (2009-2012) and previously a British Chevening Scholar (2006-2007) in Strathclyde Law School, Glasgow whilst reading LLM in Information Technology & Telecommunications Law.
Prior to commencing his doctoral research, he was the General Counsel / Company Secretary of HeiTech Padu Berhad (http://www.heitech.com.my) in excess of 10 years. In between his work, he also lectured occasionally on topical issues in Information Technology & Intellectual Property laws at his Alma Matter, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia.
Noris was an Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies from 14th February 2011 until 6th April 2011 (http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/noriswadi_ismail.php). He researched largely on data protection in Europe and Asia (South East Asia and East Asia) and was also involved with selected research and events of the Data Protection and Open Society Project (http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/dataprotection) under the leadership of Dr. David Erdos, Katzenbach Research Fellow (Balliol College).
Throughout Noris’s academic visitorship in HeLEX from 1st August 2011 until 19th August 2011, he expects to research on the principles and applications of data protection within the realm of medical informatics, particularly in RFID and Hospital Information Management System.