Dr. Kahirol Mohd Salleh currently serves as a visiting associate professor and post-doctoral scholar of research methodology at Colorado State University's School of Education. He has nearly 18 years' experience as a faculty member and an assistant director with higher learning institutions, including the Malaysian Ministries of Education and of Higher Education. Currently, he serves as a faculty member at the University of Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
Dr. Kahirol is actively participating in numerous research efforts at national and international levels relative to his expertise in research methodology and applied statistics within the career and technical education field. His substantive education background has influenced his career path, especially with earning his Ph.D. in 2012.
Dr. Kahirol received a B.S. (Hons) in mechanical engineering with a concentration in plant engineering from the University of Technology Malaysia, an M.Ed. in technical education from the University of Technology Malaysia, and a Ph.D. in education and human resource studies from Colorado State University. After completing his doctoral program, he was granted the CSU Presidential Fellowship award for his contribution to his area of research. Due to his success stories, he was selected as post-doctoral student in research methodology, where he was also worked as a teaching assistant at CSU. As Malaysian who is still developing his research knowledge and skills, he wishes to continue conducting more research with other researchers to learn more about their research perspectives and cultures.