The faculty is active in research projects through the availability of internal and external research grants as well as company collaborations, as listed below:

  • FICT (Petaling Jaya - 2002 to May 2010)
  • FICT (Kampar - Aug 2009 to current)

Internal - UTAR RF

Project Leader Title of Project Amount (RM) Duration
Dr. Ooi Boon Yaik Tracking Operation Status of Manufacturing Machine using IoT with Compressive Sampling 26, 000.00 December 2021 - November 2022
Dr. Chai Meei Tying Analysis of Color Effects On Neural Synchronization: The New Approach for An Optimal EEG Connectivity Network Analysis Using Deep Learning Based Algorithm 24, 000.00 July 2021 - June 2022
Dr. Nur Syadhila Binti Che Lah Impact of Industry 4.0s Digital Technologies and Information Systems on Innovation Performance of Manufacturing Firms SEM+ANN Approach 33, 600.00 December 2021 - November 2022
Dr. Mogana Vadiveloo Learning-Based Region Merging Approach for Image Segmentation 24, 000.00 July 2021 - June 2022
Dr. Ku Chin Soon A Recognition-Based Graphical User Authentication Scheme to Resist Shoulder-Surfing Attacks 25, 668.00 December 2020 - December 2021
Mr. Soong Hoong Cheng Comparative Studies to Determine The Different Quality Feature (or Aspects) for Sentiment Assignment and Sentiment Scoring in Sentiment Analysis Utilizing Deep Learning Method 4, 300.00 December 2020 - December 2021
Dr. Vasaki Ponnusamy Multicast Group Key Management in The Internet of Things Using Post-Quantum Cryptography and Zero Knowledge Aunthentication 33, 600.00 December 2020 - December 2021
Dr. Goh Hock Guan Deep Learning in Botnet Detection Using SDN Spatial Correlations 36, 000.00 June 2019 - May 2021
Dr. Sayed Ahmad Zikri Bin Sayed Aluwee An Optimal Image Segmentation Technique of Human Knee Joint and 3D Reconstruction Model based on MR Images 30, 900.00 December 2019 - July 2021
Dr. Goh Chuan Meng Prototype Design of Vein Localization and Its Depth Estimation in Embedded System 52, 900.00 December 2019 - July 2021
Prof. Leung Kar Hang Front Yard Robbery/Theft Detection Based on Human Behavior and Yard Layout 26, 400.00 August 2020 - July 2020
Dr. Ng Hui Fuang Video Surveillance with Deep Learning and Few-Shot Learning 36, 000.00 August 2020 - July 2020
Dr. Ramesh Kumar Ayyasamy A Coherent Knowledge-Driven Deep Learning Model For Implicature Opinion Mining Using Social Big Data 36, 000.00 August 2020 - July 2020
Dr. Mobashar Rehman Integrated SEM-Neural Network Approach to Improve Cyber Security Behaviour through Cyber Hygiene among Employees of Software Development SMEs 36, 000.00 August 2020 - December 2021
Dr. Sayed Ahmad Zikri Bin Sayed Aluwee An Optimal Image Segmentation Technique of Human Knee Joint and 3D Reconstruction Model based on MR Images 30, 900.00 December 2019 - December 2020
Dr. Tan Joi San 3D Face Reconstruction using Simplified Generic Elastic Model and Machine Learning Approach 26,600.00 December 2019 - December 2020
Dr. Khor Siak Wang Development and Evaluation of Usability Enhancement Model for Unstructured Data 14,400.00 June 2019 - May 2020
Dr. Vasaki Ponnusamy IoT Intrusion Detection Framework using Deep Learning and Fog Network 36,000.00 June 2019 - May 2020
Mr. Deveendra Menon a/l Narayanan Nair Peace and Performance (2P) Paradigm for ICT Professionals: Exploring the Link between Employee Peace and Organization Performance 2,800.00 June 2019 - May 2020
Dr. Goh Hock Guan Deep Learning in Botnet Detection using SDN Spatial Correlations 36,000.00 June 2019 - May 2020
Mr. Ku Chin Soon A Graphical Authentication Method to Prevent Shoulder-Surfing Attacks Using Digraph Substituition Rules 5,452.80 December 2017 - December 2018
Mr. Wong Chee Siang Vehicle Routing Algorithms for Goods Delivery for Urban Farming
Jun 2017 - May 2018
Dr. Lim Seng Chee Determinants of e-Commerce continuance intention among SMEs in West Malaysia : A Partial Least Squares Method
Jun 2017 - May 2018
Dr. Ooi Boon Yaik Automated Guided Vehicle with Robust Localization Solution and Real Time Visualization in Cloud
January 2018 – December 2018
Mr. Aamir Amin A study on social media utilization for improvement in business performance and crisis management
June 2017 – May 2018
Dr. Vasaki Ponnusamy User Behavior Based Mobile Cloud Authentication System
December 2016 – November 2017
Dr. Lee Wai Kong Cryptographic Engine for IoT Application: Design, Implementation and Integration with IoT Processor
December 2016 – May 2018
Dr. Tan Hung Khoon Robbery-related Event Detection through Atomic and Behavioral Evidences
February 2016 – January 2017
Dr. Mobashar Rehman A Comprehensive Study on Implementation of Knowledge Sharing in Small and Medium Enterprises
February 2016 – January 2017
Mr. Teoh Shen Khang A Multi-camera Crowd Counting Algorithm using Computer Vision Techniques
February 2016 – January 2017
Dr. Cheng Wai Khuen Urban Big Data Analytics for a Smarter Campus
February 2016 – January 2017
Dr. Suliman Mohamed Ahmed Gaber A Coherent Framework for Identity Management in Mobile Cloud Computing
February 2016 – January 2017
Dr. Goh Hock Guan Processor Soft-Core Design on FPGA for Field Deployment Internet of Things (IoT) Application
February 2016 – January 2017
Dr. Savio Tse A Study of Heterogeneity of Distributed Servers for Online Bicriteria Load Balancing
February 2016 – January 2017
Dr. Kheng Cheng Wai A New Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm with Curvative Flight Path
September 2015 – August 2016
Prof. Zen Chen A General and Effective Approach to Scene Change Detection in Complex Environments
September 2015 – August 2016
Dr. Lee Wai Kong High Speed Cipher Suite in Embedded GPUs
August 15 – July 2016
Dr. Ooi Boon Yaik Dynamic Resource Over-provisioning with Minimal SLA Violation using Discovered Usage Patterns
February 2015 – January 2016
Mr. Lee Heng Yew PAPR Reduction in Unipolar-OFDM Systems
April 2015 – March 2016
Dr. Goh Hock Guan Design and Simulation of Energy Harvesting Routing Algorithms for Multi-sink Wireless Sensor Networks Achieving Lifetime Extension and Reliability
February 2015 – March 2016
Dr. Rehan Akbar Study to Investigate the Effect of Global Software Development (GSD) on Software Development Processes In Malaysian Software Development Companies
July 2014 – December 2015
Ms. Saw Seow Hui A Weighted Graph-Cut Approach for 3D Mesh Segmentation
July 2014 – June 2015
Mr. Lee Wai Kong High Speed Searchable Symmetric Encryption System on GPU
July 2014 – June 2015
Prof. Leung Kar Hang Moving outline based human action recognition
March 14 – February 2015
Ms. Chan Lee Kwun Exploring factors governing Business Intelligence architecture on service-oriented concept
February 2014 – July 2015
Mr. Tou Jing Yi Video Forensics and Anti Forensics on Variable-sized Blocks for Video Compressions
February 2014 – July 2015
Mr. Sun Teik Heng The Modelling of the Relationship between The Essential Attributes and Malaysian Qualification Agencies (MQA) Eight Domains of Learning Outcomes.
February 14 – January 15
Dr. Ng Hui Fuang Robust and Efficient Color Image Descriptor for Object Recognition
February 2014 – January 2015
Dr. Cheng Wai Khuen Exploring Social Network Users’ Behavior in Dynamic Situations through a Multi-Agent Framework (MAFSNUD) Multi-Agent Model
January 2014 – December 2014
Mr. Ooi Joo On Performance vs Power Consumption Analysis of Auxiliary Processing Element Assisted Ultra-Low-Power Microprocessor System using Open Source Development Tools
July 2013 – December 2014
Dr. Lee Wai Kong Fast Implementation of Advanced Cryptographic Hash Function on GPGPU and Cell processors.
February 2013 – January 2014
Dr. Ooi Boon Yaik Enhanced Resource Monitoring By Clustering Distributed Computing Resources Based On Usage Behavior Multi-Agent Model
Febuary 2013 – January 2014
Dr. Goh Hock Guan Analysis of Cognitive Wireless Sensor Network with Rule-based Learning
February 2013 – January 2014
Dr. Cheng Wai Khuen Exploring Social Network Users’ Behavior through Multi-Agent Model
February 2013 – January 2014
Dr. Lau Phooi Yee Detection and tracking of marine species (Norway lobster) in deep-sea underwater video sequences
September 2012 – February 2014
Dr. Tan Hung Khoon Combining Evidences from Multiple Search Engines for Visual Search Reranking
September 2012 – February 2014
Prof. Leung Kar Hang Object Recognition Employing Shape Based Indexing
February 2012 – January 2013
Dr. Liew Soung Yue The Second Order Abstract Reporting and Reformation Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Network Applications
February 2012 – January 2013
Dr Liew Soung Yue Design and Analysis of Self-Healing Multihop Wireless Sensor Network for Precision Agriculture (Paddy Field)
1 Jan 2011- 31 Dec 2011
Mr Tan Syh Yuan On the Implementation of Fuzzy Identity-Based Identification Scheme
1 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011
Dr Sim Yee Wai Interactive KIOSK For Medical Consultation By Implementing Enhanced Case-Based Reasoning Approach Using Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Methods
1st Dec 2010 - 30 Nov 2011
Dr Lee Lam Hong A Hybrid Text Classification Model by Integrating naive Bayesian, k-Nearest Neighbor and Support Vector Machine
1 February 2010 - 31 January 2011
Dr Wong Siew Fan An examination of consumer perception towards mobile advertising value
1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010
Dr Tay Yong Haur A Research on Layout Optimization for the Wood Cutting Process
1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010
Mr Mok Kai Ming Exploration of newer methods for the enhancement of the iris verification algorithm and the embedded architecture
1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010
Dr Yeoh Ging Sun A Capability Maturity Model for Implementation of Enterprise Business Intelligence Systems ("EBI-CMM")
1 September 2009 ~ 31 August 2011
Dr Cheng Wai Khuen A Multi-Agent System Approach for Grid Resource Advisory System (GRAS)
1 September 2009 ~ 31 Dec 2011
Prof. Dr Ewe Hong Tat LED Array System with Adaptive Radiation Patter
1 March 2009 ~ 28 Feb 2010 Extension: 30 Sep 2010
Dr. Liew Soung Yue The Optimum Paths-Finding Algorithm in α+1 Protection for Resilient Network Communications
1 March 2009 ~ 28 Feb 2010
Dr. Wong Siew Fan Understanding Turnover Intentions of Malaysian IT Professionals in the IT Services Industry
1 February 2009 ~ 31 January 2010 Extension 30 April 2010
Ms Ng Wei Shean General Preservers of Classical Adjoint on Matrices
1 March 2009 ~ 28 Feb 2010
Dr Choo Wou Onn The Development and Evaluation of a Computer Based Learning (CBL) Modules for Independent Learning of Moodle (CBLIL)
1 May 2009 ~ 30 April 2010 Extension 31 Oct 2010
Dr Wong Siew Fan Information Systems Vendor Capability Development
1 February 2008 ~ 31 January 2009
Dr Lim Tong Ming Pervasive Object-Oriented Database Management System for Complex Structured DNA and Multimedia data Storage and Retrieval System
1 July 2006 ~ 30 July 2007

External - Research Grants

Fund Project Leader Title of Project Amount (RM) Duration
MOSTI Zeng-Wei Hong Development of An EFL Oral Shadowing Learning System for Supporting Personal Learning and Material Recommendation
January 2021 - July 2022
MOHE-FRGS Amjad Shamim Investigating the Customer Engagmement Valence Through Neuromarketing Approach and Proposing its Model for Malaysian Online Business
January 2019 - August 2022
MoE Goh Hock Guan Technology Transfer and Precision Agriculture for UK and Malaysia
June 2019 - March 2021
MOHE-FRGS Tan Hung Khoon Multi-Sample Deep Learning for Violent Scene Detection
January 2020 - December 2021
MOHE-FRGS Lim Seng Poh Enhanced Self Organising Map model for Surface Reconstruction of Unstructured Data
September 2019 - August 2021
MOHE-FRGS Mobashar Rehman Determining the Precursors of Cyberbullying among the Students of Malaysian Institutes of Higher Learning
September 2019 - August 2021
MOHE-FRGS Por Lip Yee Prevent password reconstruction attack for cyber security authentication using knowledge-based method
January 2019 - December 2020
ASEAN-India Vasaki Ponnusamy An Investigation On Iot Intrusion Detection System In Wireless Environment
September 2019 - August 2020
MOHE-FRGS Wong Chee Siang Exploration of a new class of vehicle routing algorithms for a large set of vertices with delivery deadline
January 2019 - December 2020
MOHE-FRGS Mobashar Rehman Sustainable Development Goals and Community Happiness through Affordable Eco-Friendly Smart House
January 2019 - December 2021
CREST Lee Wai Kong Cryptographic Engine on Chip (CEC): Securing Future IoT Communication
February 2019 - January 2021
CREST Ooi Boon Yaik Cyber Physical for Collaborative Indoor Localisation and Mapping
January 2015 - January 2017
MOHE-FRGS Teoh Shen Khang A Viewpoint Invariant Crowd Counting Algorithm using Local Features and Regression Techniques
August 2017 - 2020
MOHE-FRGS Kheng Cheng Wai A new Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm with Curvature Flight Path for Solving Multi-modal Problem
August 2016 - September 2018
Royal Society/Academic of Sciences Malaysia Newton-Mobility Grant (External, International) Kheng Cheng Wai Learning the Pareto optimal solutions for vehicle dynamics on Proton Gen-2 with hybrid powertrain
GBP 11,181 
March 2016 - March 2018
e-Science (External) Lee Wai Kong SSLAP- SSL Acceleration Platform
December 2015 - November 2017
British Council, UK (External) Goh Hock Guan Smart Agriculture with Intelligent Transportation System for Sustainable Future Cities
GBP 34,655 
April 2015 - September 2016
eSciFund Leung Kar Hang Discriminative Combinations of Ellipses and 3D Depth Map for Object Recognition
January 2014 - May 2016
eSciFund Liew Soung Yue Design and Analysis of Robust Distributed Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks Achieving Reliability and Lifetime Extension
March 2013 - February 2015
e-Science (MOSTI) Kwong Kae Hsiang (MIMOS) Effective Differentiation Multihopping in Optimizing Wireless Access and Backhaul Networks
August 2011 - February 2013
FRGS (MOHE) Khor Siak Wang Intelligent Surveillance System (ISS) - Snatch Thief Prevention System
July 2011 - December 2012
MOHE FRGS Ng Yen Kaow On the Computational Complexity and Efficient Computation of Several Well-Known Problems in the Study of 3D Protein Structures
To be determined
MOSTI Science Fund Liew Soung Yue ALPHA+1: A Resource-Efficient Path Protection Scheme for Uninterrupted Network Communications
November 2009 - April 2011 (18 months)
MOSTI Science Fund Khor Siak Wang Detecting and Recognizing of Intruders Through Behavioural Analysis
Dec 2008 - May 2010 (18 mths)
MOSTI Science Fund Chang Yun Fah Chinese Speech-Character Converter for Hearing and Speaking Disabled Person
July 2008 - Jun 2010 (24 months)
MOSTI Science Fund Tay Yong Haur Research and Development of an Automated Approach in Detecting Text Regions in Images based on Machine Learning Techniques
May 2008- 30 April 2010
MOSTI Science Fund Wong Siew Fan Examining factors influencing the intention to outsource strategic IT activities offshore using a card-sorting methodology and the Theory of Planned Behaviour
December 2007-30/6/2009
MOSTI Science Fund Lim Soo King Development and Improvement of Metamorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor (MHEMT) for 60 GHz Infrastructure/Ad-Hoc Wireless Network Switching Communication System
October 2007 - 30/09/2009
MOSTI Science Fund Goh Yong Kheng Computational functional genomic of palindrome-like RNA : A study on genome-wide palindromes distribution and its application on organism complexity discrimination
October 2007 - 31/07/2009 (18 months)
MOSTI Science Fund Lim Tong Ming / Tan Teik Boon (UTAR collaborator) To design and develop A Ubiquitous Object-oriented Database Kernel using P2P Grid-based Storage Sharing Techniques and auto-synch Access Methods (for a distributed network using ad-hoc networking provided by wireless PDAs and notebooks in remote locations
October 2007 - 30/6/2009
MOSTI Science Fund Elok Robert Tee Development of a Comprehensive Framework for Forensics Examination and Investigation of Systemic Information Processes: A Research Study On Application Of Information Forensics On Development And Operation Of Bioinformatics Systems
December 2006 to May 2008
MOSTI Science Fund Tay Yong Haur Research and Development Of An Embedded Platform For Computer Vision Applications
December 2006 to 30/9/2008
MOSTI Science Fund Liew Soung Yue Generic Scheduling Algorithms For All-Optical Shared-Buffer Timeslot/Packet/Burst Switches
December 2006 to 30/11/2008

External - Other Collaborators

Fund Project Leader Title of Project Amount (RM) Duration
JABIL Tan Hung Khoon Event Detection for Smart Conference Room
December 2019 - December 2020
External (International) Rehan Akbar Customizable Solution for Data Analytics and Interactive Operations Management of Day Care Centres
October 2019 - September 2020
MoE Goh Hock Guan Technology Transfer and Precision Agriculture for UK and Malaysia
June 2019 - March 2020
Best Environmental Technologies Goh Hock Guan Geographical Information System for Agriculture Planting Environment in Malaysia
April 2019 - March 2020
Science Fund (External, in collaboration with MIMOS) Liew Soung Yue An Overlay Network for Service Specific Applications in Virtualized Environment
September 2011 - February 2013
Wangco Softek Sdn Bhd Sim Yee Wai Implementation of Signal Processing, Statistical Methods and Al Methods on Seismic Wave Analysis
1 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011
Wangco Softek Sdn Bhd Lee Lam Hong Intelligent Route Planning and Fleet Management Algorithms
1 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011
Wangco Softek Sdn Bhd Lee Lam Hong Intelligent RFID solution for gas cylinder tracking with client profile monitoring algorithm
1 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011
Jobstreet.Com Sdn Bhd Ewe Hong Tat Development  of Job Matching Algorithm with Collective Learning Methods
15 July 2009 - 14 July 2011 (24 months)
1001 Technologies Sdn Bhd Tay Yong Haur Research and development of an algorithm to produce a similarity measurement given two isolated tooth images.
10 Mar 2009 - 10 Apr 2009
Academy of Sciences Malaysia (MARP) Fund Ewe Hong Tat Model Development and Application of Microwave Remote Sensing in the Antarctica


March 2009 - Dec 2011
MIMOS Tay Yong Haur PoC of a portable device that can digitize indoor and outdoor scene in multiple perspectives
Dec 2008 - May 2009
Community Innovation Fund (CIF), MOSTI Tan Teik Boon Volunteer Management System
3 years effective 1/2/05
INSAP Chang Yun Fah Determinants of voting behaviour in the Chinese community
July 2007 - June 2008 (1 year)
Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDec) Tan Lai Heng and Lin Cheng Hong Technopreneur Pre-Seed Funds - Requisto Project
24 Dec 2007 - 23 Dec 2008 (12 months)
Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDec) Kenny Khoo Kuan Yew and Lim Lee Hwa Technopreneur Pre-Seed Funds - Mileage AssistantTM (MA)
24 Sept 2007 - 23 Sept 2008
England Optical Group (M) Sdn Bhd Lim Tong Ming / Wong Siew Fan EOG Information System Development
May 2007 - 2012 (5 yrs)