Hafez Murtza

  • Founded Apadilangit in 2016.
  • Founder of Universe Awareness Malaysia astronomy education program with Leiden University and UNESCO.
  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Science graduate from the International Islamic University Malaysia.
  • Obtained formal Astronomy education Astronomy for STEM at the International Training Center of Astronomy (ITCA) in Bangkok 
  • Attended the ASEAN Astronomy Workshop for Teachers (AAWT) at UTM in 2019.
  • Has worked as an Implementation Consultant and Community Manager at FrogAsia Sdn Bhd YTL Company for 5 years.
  • Presenting the Eclipse project at the IAU Symposium (International Astronomical Union) Communicating Astronomy to Public in 2018.
  • Received IMPACT DOME development grant from IAU Office of Development in 2018.
  • Presenting IMPACT DOME Grant results at IAUS 358: Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Tokyo in 2019.
  • Working in IAU as
    • Subworking group International Astronomical Union (IAU) Inclusive Outreach (Inspiring Star) and as
    • Dark Sky Ambassador at the IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach.
    • IAU EC WG Astronomy for Equity and Inclusion
  • Malaysian Space Initiatives (MISI) activists.
  • SpaceIn (Space Technology Company) board of Directors .
  • Member of the Industry Committee for the National STEM Association (NSA).

Amirul Hazim

  • Co Founded Apadilangit.
  • Bachelor of Science (Applied Physics) graduate from Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).
  • Industrial training at the Telok Kemang Observatory, Negeri Sembilan.
  • Presenting at Global Hands-On Universe Conference 2020 for 2 separate sessions.
  • Participants of the ASEAN Astronomy Workshop for Teachers (AAWT) at UTM in 2019.
  • Presenting at the IAUS 358 Symposium: Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Mitaka, Japan 2019 which presented the IMPACT Dome Apadilangit project.
  • One of the IAU NameExoworlds Competition 2019 National Committee (Malaysia).
  • Teaching Assistant for Astrophotography Course in School Holiday Camp at Pusat Genius@Pintar UKM 2019.
  • Recipient of the outstanding student award of Sijil Tinggi Falak Syarie organized by the Malaysian Islamic Training Institute (ILIM) supervised by JAKIM in 2018.
  • Attended SouthEast Asia-Regional Astronomy Seminar 2018.
  • One of the committee for developing Astronomy Activity book for Secondary School Astronomy Club 2018.
  • Active astronomical communicators in Malaysia.
  • Owns a private observatory known as AmirAzim Observatory.