An elected Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences since 1988, Prof. Ibrahim is the former Dean and Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University Pertanian, Malaysia.

Prof. Abdul Latif Ibrahim, who was born in 1938, is a member of staff at the University Pertanian Malaysia since 1973. Prof. Ibrahim was educated at Bangladesh Agricultural University, University of Hawaii and University of California from where he earned his PhD in Microbiology in 1976.

Of an extensive list of research work, Prof. Ibrahim has concentrated on the study of the Newcastle Disease, and other related phenomena of veterinary medicine.

Prof. Ibrahim also has an extensive teaching programme, teaching Virology and Immunology to students reading Veterinary Medicine at the University Pertanian (Malaysia).

Prof. Ibrahim has more than one hundred and twenty publications dealing with many facets of Animal Science, and is the first recipient of the Svon Brohult award as well as being a co-recipient of the First International Science Award of Malaysia, for outstanding contribution in the field of science. Prof. Ibrahim is a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (1996).