Padang—Dr. Yulkifli., S.Pd., M.Si was born on July 2, 1973, at Solok. He got a bachelor's degree of Physics education from the Department of Physics Education FMIPA Institute of Teacher Training and Science (IKIP) Padang in 1997. In 2002, he got a master's degree (S2) from of Physics, ITB and 2006 doctoral programs of PPS ITB and 2006 doctoral programs of PPS ITB with specific Instrumentation Physics with grade 4.0 (Cumlaude).
In 2008-2009, Dr. Yulkifli followed the Overseas S3 Program at the Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague, Czech Republic then 2003 until now becomes a lecturer of Physic UNP FMIPA. He becomes dean of FMIPA 2019-2023, Dr. Yulkifli has served for two periods as vice dean of Academics of FMIPA, 2014-2016 and 2016-2019. During the leadership of Dr. Yulkifli, FMIPA became the best faculties in 2018-2019.
In addition, Dean of FMIPA Yulkifli has been followed many activities Adhoc team University Team of AIPT which has made UNP achieve excellent (A). Now , Dr. Yulkifli and teams preparing ISO SNI 17025 Certification as a resource person and jury in the activities of the National Level Teacher Education Teacher (GTK). Dr. Yulkifli has a great management with the motto we are excellent " .
A great management is inspired by the work of the Best Practices of Teacher Achievement on the national level who succeeded in elevating achievement schools at the national level. Harmonious (H), Empathy (E), Courageous (B), Enthusiastic (A), and Tawaqalilallah (T), are the meanings of HEBAT Management. Together we are excellent is the way to complete the problem and spirit to reach the best purposes . In the future , Dr. Yulkifli will continue to use these two concepts in achieving the vision and mission of the faculty 2019-2023 . In 2010 , He also received a scholarship from the Indonesia Scholar Dissertation Award (ISDA) and The Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF ) . U.S.A
In 2011, Dr. selected as Outstanding Lecturers and 2012 as UNP Outstanding Research Lecturer, 2015 as the best presenter of national Competitive researched. Publication, Since 2003 he as the author and a team has won 50 National and 3 International research grants. Moreover, his research results have in various Books, Journals ,Proceedings of the National and International Seminars as the first and second authors , International books chapters , 2 Research Based text books , 7 KKNI based lecture tools , 2 UT modules , 7 UT modules International Journals , 30 national journals , and 35 papers on international proceedings . (Public Relations of UNP)