R&D related Awards received by UTAR

 

UTAR is reputed for its efforts in seeking innovative advancement through research and development despite the fact that it has been established for only five years. This is evidenced by the numerous grants that UTAR researchers have been receiving from local as well as international organizations. Also, it is evidenced by the numerous national and international accolades won by them for their works. A fair number of UTAR researchers stand tall in their respective fields of research and the awards that they received read as follows:

Awards received in year 2013.
Awards received in year 2012.
Awards received in year 2011.
Awards received in year 2010.
Awards received in year 2009.
Awards received in year 2008.
Awards received in year 2007.
Awards received in year 2006.
Awards received in year 2005.


Year 2013

Faculty of Engineering & Science
Project title : Inclusion of pt in bi facial solar cells for solar electricity generation
Project team : Dr Lim Yun Seng, Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu
Award title : ITEX gold medal
Awarded by : Malaysian Invention and Design Society
Event : 24th international invention, innovation and technology exhibition
Project title : Inclusion of pt in bi facial solar cells for solar electricity generation
Project team : Dr Lim Yun Seng, Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu
Award title : Kass best invention of the year

Awarded by :

IP KASS Sdn Bhd
Event : 24th international invention, innovation and technology exhibition
   
Project title : For the invention: Dr Energy: The Electric Power Diagnostic Tool
Project team :  Mr Chua Kein Huat, Dr Lim Yun Seng
Award title : Bronze award
Awarded by : Malaysian Association of Research Scientists

Project title :

For the invention "lightweight concrete infill buoyant system and the method thereof"
Project team:

Ir Dr Low Kaw Sai, Dr Tioh Ngee Heng and Dr Ng Soon Ching

Award title :

Malaysian Invention and Design Society

Awarded by : Malaysian Invention and Design Society
Event : 24th international invention, innovation, and technology exbihition

Project title :

Invention of a bio-polymer membrane with excellent adhesion on teflon
Project team : Dr Ezra Morris Abraham Gnanamuthu, Dr Ramesh(UM)
Award title : Silver Award
Awarded by : Malaysian Invention and Design Society
Event : 24th international invention, innovation, and technology exbihition
   

Project title :

For the invention "contour positioning system - novel distance estimation method for an electric vehicle
Project team :  Dr Chew Kuew Wai, Mr Gan
Award title : Bronze Medal
Awarded by : Malaysian Invention and Design Society
Event : 24th international invention, innovation, and technology exbihition
Name Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat
Award title : Fellow of AAET (ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology)
Awarded by : Asean academy of engineering and technology (AAET)
Event : Annual general meeting of AAET

Project title :

Smart Building (campus) Energy Management System
Project team :  Pang Yap Seng, Kong Kie Ming, Lim Khim Yan (utar students),  Lim Yun seng, Dr Stella Morris, Mr Chua Kein Huat
Award title : Third prize
Awarded by : Agilent, altera, intel, national instruments, and silterra
Event : Innovate Malaysia Design Competition 2013
Faculty of Arts and Social Science
Project title : The perception of Chinese businessmen on Chinese values: a comparison of Chinese businessmen in Malaysia and Taiwan
Project Leader Dr Siah Poh Chua
Award title : Taiwan fellowship program 2013
Awarded by : Ministry of Foreign Affairs, republic of China Taiwan)
   
Faculty of Accountancy and Management
Project title : Strategic Planning and Business Performance: a study of SMES in Malaysia
Project team: Dr Ong Seng Fook, Wong Kee-Juen, Kuek Thiam Yong
Award title : Best Paper Award
Awarded by : World Business Institute
Event : Third Asia-pacific Business Research Conference
Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology
Project title : Flexible concrete
Project team : Chang Kok Yung , Muhd fadhil nuruddin
Award title : Bronze Medal
Awarded by : Malaysian Invention and Design Society
Event : 24th international invention, innovation, and technology exhibition
   
Name Dr Mohammed j. K. Bashir
Award title : Achievement Recognition Honor Stanford Who's Who Black Book (2013)
Awarded by : Stanford who's who
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Title : For the invention "Method to extract Borneol from the exudates of Dryobalanops Aromatica"
Project team : Dr Lim Yang Mooi,  Dr Patrick Loh Heng Meng (Eu Yang Sang International, Singapore
Award title : Bronze Medal
Awarded by : Malaysian Invention and Design Society
 
Institute of Chinese Studies
Project title : The south ocean (nanyang) experiances and writings of taiwan female writers: in the case of xie bingying, su xuelin and zhong meiyin
Project leader : Dr KhorBoon Eng
Award title : Taiwan fellowship 2013
Awarded by : Ministry of foreign affairs, taiwan roc
 
Faculty of Business and Finance
Project title : Mobile tourism the hidden jewel of the tourism industry
Name Mr Garry Tan Wei Han
Award title : Best research award (tiim 2013)
Awarded by : Kasetsart University Thailand
Event : Technology innovation and industrial management (tiim) conference 2013
 

Project title :

Asymmetric adjustment in exchange rate and oil price
Project team Mr Lee Chin Yu,  Chen Jen Eem (Universiti Teknologi Mara)
Award title : Bronze Medal (I-idea 2013)
Event : International innovation, design and articulation (i-idea 2013)
 

 


Year 2012

Faculty of Engineering & Science
Name

Dr Lee Tin Sin

Award title :

IEM Young Engineers Award 2012

Awarded by :

Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

Event :

IEM's annual general meeting dinner

Project title :

A Proposed Framework For Software Redocumentation Using Ontology Based Approach And Integration With Standard Software Documentation

Project leader :

Mr Sugumaran a/l Nallusamy

Award title :

Most Excellent Paper

Event :

International Conference on Software and Information Engineering

 

 

Project title :

Mr Chua Kein Huat

Project team :

Mr Chua Kein Huat, Wong Yee Shium, Pan Kock Li, Lui Cai Jin

Award title :

Champion of 3rd Annual Schneider Electric University Challenge 2011 (award of RM15,000 and the Schneider Electric University Challenge Trophy)

Awarded by :

Schneider Electric Malaysia

Project title :

Commodity Trading Challenge

Project leader :

Dr Goh Yong Kheng

Award title :

Top four teams each took home RM1,000 in cash and vouchers, certificates and two bagfuls of prizes sponsored by BMD and Phillip Futures, a paid summer internship with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group in Chicago after they were selected to compete in the Commodity Trading Challenge, an international derivatives trading game

Awarded by :

Organised by CME Group and supported by Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad (BMD)

Event :

The Malaysian leg of the Commodity Trading Challenge - Bursa Commodities Trading Challenge 2012

Project title :

Compressibi Lity Ci{Ati/Agteristics Of Residual Soil Subjected To Microbi,Al Treatment

Project leader :

Dr Lee Min Lee

Project team :

Ng Wei Soon, Yasuo Tanaka

Award title :

Best Paper Award

Event :

The 2nd Int€rnatlonal Conference on Geotechnique, C.onstruction Materials
and Environment on 14-16 November 2012 in Kuala Lumpuq Malaysia

 

 

Project title :

E+ Smart Park

Project team :

Mr Teoh Chee Hooi Hue Tek Sheng, Jordi Jenkins Vijiarungam, Joshua Yeong Shao Liang, Lee Jia Wei, Lee Li Huat

Award title :

 James Dyson Award Top 10 National Finalists

Awarded by :

James Dyson Foundation

Event :

James Dyson Awards 2012

Project title :

Membrane Encased Lightweight Concrete or Mortar Panel and Block

Project leader :

Ir Dr Low Kaw Sai

Project team :

Dr Tioh Ngee Heng and Dr Ng Soon Ching

Award title :

Malaysian Innovative Product Award 2012

Awarded by :

Malaysian Invention & Design Society (MINDS)

Event :

23rd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2012)

Project title :

Microwave Drying Method in Vanadium Phosphorus Oxide Catalyst Synthesised via Sesquihydrate Route

Project team :

Dr Leong Loong Kong, Kang Jo Yee

Award title :

first runner-up in the Shell Inter-Varsity Student Paper Presentation Contest

Awarded by :

the Society of Petroleum Engineers UTM Student Chapter

Event :

Shell Inter-Varsity Student Paper Presentation Contest

 
Project title :

Portable Laser Fencing Security System

Project team:

Teoh Chee Hooi , Eric Tan Cheng Hoong, Tan Leong Keit, Tan Hwa Pin, Yong Shung Joi, Wong Jia Jun

Award title :

James Dyson Award Top 10 National Finalists

Awarded by :

James Dyson Foundation

Event :

James Dyson Awards 2012

Project title :

Smart Grid: Improve Power Quality with High Renewable Energy Sources

Project team:

Dr. Lim Yun Seng and Mr Chua Kein Huat, Pang Yap Seng, Kong Kie Ming and Lim Khim Yan

Award title :

third prize in the category of National Instruments (NI) track at the Innovate Malaysia 2012

Awarded by :

National Instruments

Event :

Innovate Malaysia 2012

Faculty of Creative Industries
Project title :

Confirmatory Factor Analysis On The Big 5 Personality Test Inventory.

Project leader :

Wirawani Binti Kamarulzaman

Award title :

Best Paper Award

Awarded by :

South East Asia Psychology Conference 2012

Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology
Project title :

Chi-Sorb: A biodegrable Crustacean Waste for  Residue Oil Removal

Project team :

Dr Sumathi A/P Sethupathi, Prof Dr Abdul  Latif Ahmad,
Dr   Suzylawati Ismail

Award title :

GOLD PRIZE KIWIE 2012

Awarded by :

Korean International Women's Invention Exposition 2012 (Kiwie 2012)

Event :

Korean International Women's Invention Exposition 2012 (Kiwie 2012)

Faculty of  Science
Project title :

On-land seaweed cultivation technique

Project team :

Mr Tian Kian Wee, Chou Hong Nong, Yang Chia Ying (National Taiwan University)

Award title :

ITEX Gold Medal

Awarded by :

Malaysian Invention and Design Society

Event :

23rd International Invention, Innovation, and Technology Exhibition

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Title :

Self Esteem in Malaysia Children with enuresis

Project leader :

Dr Veronica Poulsaeman

Award title :

1st Prize Best Poster Presentation

Awarded by :

14th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics

Centre for Foundation Studies -PK
Project leader :

Tan Hui Shing

Award title :

Best Paper Award

Awarded by :

2nd Annual International Conference On Qualitative And Quantitative Economics Research (QQE 2012)

Institute of Chinese Studies
Project title :

"Marginality existence of intellectuals:the theme of ch'ien chong shu novel study"

Project leader :

Dr Sen Kim Soon

Award title :

NANTAH RESEARCH PUBLICATION AWARD

Awarded by :

NANTAH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FONDATION (南大教育與研究基金會)

 
Faculty of Business and Finance
Name

Dr M.Krishna Moorthy

Award title :

Most Active Reviewer Award 2012

Awarded by :

International Journal of Network and Mobile Technologies (ISSN:2229-9114)

 

Project title :

Paper title: "What Matters Most In Mobile Payment Acceptance? A structural analysis"

Project team

LEONG LAI YING, TEO AIK CHUAN (UTAR STAFF)
CHEAH CHING MUN (UTAR STAFF) LEONG LAI YING (UTAR STAFF) HEW TECK SOON (UM PHD STUDENT) SHUM YING LOON (UTAR STUDENT)

Award title :

Best Paper Award

Event :

International Journal Of Network And Mobile Technologies

 

Project title :

Modelling Retail Customer Satisfaction with SEM

Project team

Mr Wong Lai Soon

Award title :

Best Paper Award

Event :

The International Engineering & Management
Conference

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Year 2011

Faculty of Engineering & Science

Project title :

Interconnected Used-Tyres With Lighweight Concrete Infill Buoyant System To Support Heavy Construction Over Soft Ground
Project leader : Dr. Ir. Low Kaw Sai
Project team : Ng Soon Ching,  Tioh Ngee Heng
Award title : ITEX Silver Medal
Awarded by : MINDS, Malaysia
Event : 22nd International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2011)

Project title :

'Interconnected Used-Tyres with Lightweight Concrete Infill Buoyant System to Support Heavy Construction over Soft Ground
Project leader : Ng Soon ching
Award title : 2nd Runner Up Winner  Student Poster Competition  Contest(Postgraduate)
Awarded by : Society of Petroleum Engineers  SPE-UTM Student Chapter
Event : Shell Inter-Varsity Student Paper  Presentation Contest 2011  (S-SPEC 2011)
   
Project leader : Dr. Loh Han Chern
Award title : One of the 550 World Top Young Scientists to attend 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates (dedicated to Physiology or Medicine)
Awarded by : Lindau Committee (Germany)
Event : 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates (dedicated to Physiology or Medicine),

Project title :

Electric Vehicle Intelligent Control System (EVICS)
Project leader : Dr. Chew Kuew wai
Project team : Gan Yu Han, Vincent Cheah, Gan Guo Dong
Award title :  MOSTI Award Grand Champion
Awarded by : MDEC, Dreamcatcher, Intel, Altera, Agilent
Event : Innovate Malaysia Design Competition 2011

Project title :

Implementation of a soft core processor on a FPGA
Project leader : Dr. Lo Fook Loong
Project team : Wong Chi Liang
Award title : Consolation Prize. Altera Track
Awarded by : MDEC, Dreamcatcher, Intel, Altera, Agilent
Event : Innovate Malaysia Design Competition 2011
   

Project title :

Ceiling Fan Clearing Tool
Project leader : Chua Kein Huat
Award title : Top 15 in Malaysia
Awarded by : The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Event : Innovation Solutions for Everyday Life

Project title :

Physics and Engineering Sciences
Project leader : Dr Chong Kok Keong
Award title : TWAS Young Affialiates
Awarded by : Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
Event : South & Southeast Asia and Pacific Region

Project title :

Electric Vehicle Intelligent Control System (EVICS)
Project leader : Dr. Chew Kuew wai
Project team : Gan Yu Han, Vincent Cheah, Gan Guo Dong
Award title : Top 10 Malaysia Team
Awarded by : James Dyson Foundation
Event : James Dyson awards 2011
 
Project leader : Dr Rajkumar Durairaj
Award title : Young Member of the Year 2011 (Raising the Profile of ImechE)
Awarded by : Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK
Project title : Escalator Cruising Cart (ECCy Cart)
Project team : Chua Kein Huat, King Yeong Jin
Award title : National Finalist
Awarded by : James Dyson Foundation
Event : James Dyson awards 2011
Project title : Mitigation of Voltage Unbalance in Distribution Networks with High Penetration of Photovoltaic Systems
Project team : Chua Kein Huat, Lim Yun Seng, Stella Morris
Award title : Honorary Mention
Awarded by : National Instrument
Event : National Instruments Asean Achievement Awards
Project title : Sustainable Concrete Competition
Project team : Dr Lim Siong Kang / Lim Jee Hock
Award title : 1st Runner Up for Strength and Lightness, Champion for Poster Presentation, Overall Champion
Awarded by : Politeknik Kuching Sarawak
Event : Sustainable Concrete Competition (SCC) 2011
Faculty of Creative Industries
Project title : Study of the United States Institutes
Project leader : Dr. Santhidran a/l Sinappan
Award title : SUSI Fellowship
Awarded by : US Embassy
Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology
Project title : CePAC: Oil Palm Shell-Based Sorbent/Catalyst As A Novel Industrial Gas Cleaning Technology
Project team : Dr Sumathi Sethupathi, Prof Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Prof Subhash Bhatia, Assoc. Prof Dr Lee Keat Teong
Award title : Gold Medal
Awarded by : Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS)
Event : Malaysia Invention & Innovation Awards 2011 (MTE 2011)
Faculty of  Science
Project title : Prevalence of Proteobacterial sequences in nifH gene pools within the rhizosphere of Colocasia esculenta of ex-tin mining soil
Project leader : Choo Quok Cheong
Project team : Tan Keng Yean, Cheah Hong Leong, Chew Choy Hoong
Award title : Top 10 Best Posters
Awarded by : Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB)
Event : 22nd Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar,
Project title : In vitro antiviral activity evaluation of five medicinal plants against the chikungunya virus
Project leader : Dr. Sit Nam Weng
Project team : Dr. Khoo Kong Soo, Ms. Chan Sze Mun
Award title : Consolation Prize for Best Poster Presentation Award
Awarded by : Mahidol University, Thailand
Event : Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2011
 
Project title : Synthesis, Growth Inhibitory Activities and SAR Study of 1,3,6-Trioxygenated Prenylated Xanthone Derivatives
Project leader : Dr Lim Chan Kiang
Project team : Lisa Tho Lai-Yeng, Lim Yang Mooi, Syed Adnan Ali Shah, Jean-Frederic Faizal Weber
Award title : Best Oral Presenter Award
Awarded by : Universiti Teknologi MARA
Event : 24th Regional Symposium of Malaysian Analytical Sciences (SKAM-24)
 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Title : Outstanding service as a reviewer of scientific manuscripts
Project leader : Prof Dr Boo Nem Yun
Award title : 2011 Reviewer Recognition Award
Awarded by : Singapore Medical Journal
 
Project title : The weight loss practice, perceived body image and healthy eating beliefs among Malay adults with Diabetes Mellitus type II (DM II)
Project leader : Masyita Mamot
Project team : Karen Roome, Norlaila Mustafa
Award title : Best Research Paper Award
Awarded by : Akademi Kepimpinan Pengajian Tinggi
Event: AYRC X3 2011- Annual Young Researchers International Conference and Exhibition
 
Project title : Suppression of Interleukin-6 in human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells by adenovirus-based short hairpin RNA
Project leader : Professor Dr Cheong Soon Keng
Project team : HK Teoh, JF Azizi, PP Chong, CF Leong
Award title : Best Poster Award, 2nd Prize
Awarded by : Malaysian Society of Haematology
Event: The IXth Malaysian National Haematology Scientific Meeting, 29 Arpil-1 May 2011
 
Project title : Chemopreventive Phytochemicals in Regulating Cell Signaling Pathways.
Project leader : AP Dr. Lim Yang Mooi
Project team: Paul Lim Vey Hong, Lim Chan Kiangc, Khoo Kong Soo, Lim Saw Hoon, Yeo Chew Chieng, Anthony Ho Siong Hock
Award title : Travel grant for IFS grantee
Awarded by : International Foundation for Science
Event: The 2nd NRCT-IFS Workshop,
 
Project title : 2-methoxy-1,4- Napthoquinone (MNQ) cytotoxicity on non-small lung carcinoma (NSCLC) cell line A549.
Project team:  Dr Lim Yang Mooi, Phelim Yong Voon Chen, Dr. Anthony Ho SH
Award title : Best Poster Award
Awarded by : MSBMB
Event: 36th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 27th -28th July 2011, Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Faculty of Business and Finance

Project title :

Exploring the Individual Characteristics on the Adoption of Broadband: An Empirical Analysis
Project leader : Ms Sim Jia Jia
Project team Garry Tan Wei Han, Dr. Ooi Keng Boon and Lee Voon Hsien
Award title : Best Paper Award
Awarded by : International Journal of Network and Mobile Technologies
 

Project title :

Cash, Credit Card or Mobile Phone? Exploring the Intention to Adopt Mobile Credit Card: a Conceptual Model
Project team Mr Garry Tan Wei Han
Project team Tan Boon In  and Dr. Ooi Keng Boon
Award title : Young Researcher Award
Event : Second International Research Symposium in Service Management
 
Name Garry Tan Wei Han
Award title : Best Reviewer Award
Event : International Journal of Network and Mobile Technologies

Project title :

Employee Perception of Workplace Theft Behaviour:A Study among Super Market Employees in Malaysia
Project team M.Krishna Moorthy (UTAR), Dr. Nahariah Jaffar, Dr. Yeap Peik Foong, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya
Award title : Best Paper Award
Event : 5th Research Colloquium
Name Dr. Ooi Keng Boon (UTAR)
Award title : Outstanding Reviewer Award
Awarded by : Emerald Literati Network

Project title :

A Consumer purchase decision-making model on Toyota passenger car
Project team Mr Wong Lai Soon, Chin Yuk Hoong,Khoo Kim Jing, Liew Zhao Yao, Shim Che We
Award title : Besr Paper Award for marketing
Event : Asia Pacific Management and Marketing Conference

 

Year 2010

Faculty of Engineering & Science

Project title :

Use of nano dot luminescent solar concentrators for building integrated photovoltaic systems
Project leader : Dr Lim Yun Seng
Project team : Prof Faidz bin Abd Rahman, Dr Teh Geok Bee, Mr Tan Seng Gee, Mr Lo Chin Kim,
Award title : National Winner of Energy Globe Award
Awarded by : The World Awards for Sustainability
Event : World Environment Day
 
Project team : Tan Kuen Keong, Yap Chun Liang, Teng Kai Wea, Yong Kok Jeng, Lee Sze Mei, Bong Tin Long, How Meng Teik, Lee Meng Fat, Bong Hui Chin, Lee Yong Hong, Chuah Ail Sheng, Ooi Lip Khun, Chew Way Jan, Ng Chi Hwa, Chua Wei Kiang, Yap Yee Wen, Sim Ken Yang, Ng Weng Chiat, Tee Kit Siang, Liang Siang Sheng
Award title : Special College/Uni Prize
Awarded by : OSK Investment Bank
Event : OSK Investment Challenge (Campus Edition)
 
Project title : Low Temperature Sintering of Cu and Ag Nanoparticles
Project leader : Dr Rajkumar Durairaj
Project team : Professor Samjid Mannan
Award title : 42nd Wighton Titular Fellowship in Engineering
Awarded by : The Association of Commonwealth Universities
 
Project title : A Case-Control Study of Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Polymorphisms and Schizophrenia in the Malaysian Population
Project leader : Dr Loh Han Chern
Award title : Early Career Investigator Award
Awarded by : Schizophrenia Research Institute, New South Wales, Australia
Event: 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Congress, ASC 2010 Molecules to Mind
 
Project leader : Mak Kwan Wuey
Project team : Liu Chee Wei and Gan Yu Han
Award title : 2nd place at Green My World@ My Campus
Awarded by : Schneidler Electric
Event: Schneider Electric University Challenge 2010
 
Project title : Novel Apoliproproteins as Biological Markers in Schizophrenia
Project leader : Dr Loh Han Chern
Award title : Young Scientist Scholarship Award
Awarded by : SIEMENS and Asia Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry (member of International Federation of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Milano, Italy)
Event: The 12th Asian-Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry
 
Project title : Autonomous Amphibious Vehicle for disaster rescue mission
Project leader : Chan KC & Tee Yu Hon
Project team: MH & BI students
Award title : 2nd runner up
Awarded by : IEEE UTAR STUDENT Branch
Event: IEEE STUDENT Conference 2010
 
Project title : Smart Lighting, HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) and Heat Extractor System
Project leader : Gan Yu Han
Project team: Liu Chee Wei and Mak Kwan Wuey
Award title :  Best Exhibit
Awarded by : IEEE UTAR STUDENT Branch
Event: IEEE STUDENT Conference 2010
 
Project title : An Evaluation of Redocumentation Approaches and Tools Using Knowledge Representation Criteria
Project leader : Sugumaran Nallusamy
Award title : Best Session Presentation
Awarded by : University of Indonesia
Event: International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information System
 

Faculty of Accountancy and Management

Project title :

The Impact of E-Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction on Purchase Intention: Examining the Airlines Industry E-Ticketing Service
Project team : Mr. Lau, Teck Chai, Dr. Kwek, Choon Ling, and Dr.Tan, Hoi Piew.
Award title : Best Paper - 2nd Place.
Event : The International Conference on Marketing 2010 (ICMAR2010) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 23-24, 2010). Organized by International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
 
Faculty of Business and Finance

Project title :

An Exploratory Study of Human Resource Management Practices In An Overseas Japanese Firm. Are There Any Barriers to Adopting the Japanese HRM Practices?
Project leader : Garry Tan Wei Han
Project team Chua Beng Hui (UTAR), Lee Eng Heng (UTAR) and Lim Yong Hooi (UTAR)
Award title : Best Paper Award
Awarded by : Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Event : Technology Innovation and Industrial Management (TIIM) Conference 2010
 
Faculty of Science

Project title :

An Iinvestigation on the regulatory effects of DMCG, MNQ, β-Amyrin towards the PKC and NF-κB signalling pathways in human Burkitt's Lymphoma cell line (Raji cells)
Project team Kitson Liew, Wong Teck Yew, Yap Wei Hsum, Lim Chan Kiang, Anthony Ho Siong Hock, and Lim Yang Mooi
Award title : Outstanding Poster Presentation
Event : 35th annual Conference of the MSBMB


Year 2009

Faculty of Engineering & Science

Project title :

Removal of Reactive Red 120 using Chemically Modified Seaweeds, Sargassum binderi.
Project leader : Dr Hii Siew Ling
Project team : Chang YT, Wong CL
Award title : Champion for Poster Presentation
Awarded by : Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Event : The 20th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar
 
Project title : Bioactive Bisindole Alkaloids From Tabernaemontana Corymbosa
Project leader : Dr Sim Kooi Mow
Project team : Dr Kam Toh Seok (University of Malaya)
Award title : 42nd IUPAC Young Chemist Award of USD 1,000.00
Awarded by : The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK
Event : 42nd IUPAC Congress
 
Project title : Universal Sun Tracking System
Project leader : Dr Chong Kok Keong
Project team : Wong Chee Woon, Siaw Fei Lu, Yew Tiong Keat
Award : Silver Award
Event: : 20th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition ITEX 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Project title : Multi-Agents Deforestation Monitoring System
Project leader : Dr Tan Ching Seong
Project team : Julian Tan Kok Ping, Cheng Chia Loon, Ban Sau Keong, Chia Ming Jin, Lim Yu Hung, Chia Kok Siang, Chong Siong Ming, Cheong Fong Euh, Ng Chin Son, Mok Chee Chuan
Faculty : Faculty of Engineering & Science
Award : Gold Award
Event : 20th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition ITEX 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
 
Project title : System's Perspective towards Last Level-Cache Architecture of CMP, Micro-processors,
Project team :

J.W. Lam (MMU), I.K.T. Tan (MMU), H.T. Ewe(UTAR), B.L. Ong (Intel), C.K. Tan (Intel).

Award :  Best Paper Award
Event : High-Performance Computing Asia 09 (HPCAsia09)
 
Project title : An Ice Parameter Retrieval Method with Radiative Transfer Model and Levenberg Marquardt Optimization
Project team : Y.J.Lee (MMU), W.K.Lim (MMU), H.T.Ewe (UTAR) and H.T.Chuah (UTAR)
Award : Best Oral Paper Presentation (3rd Prize, Physical Science Category)
Event : 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctic (MISA4)
 
Project title : Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm Inversion for Sea Ice Thickness Using Passive Microwave Remote Sensing
Project team :

H.J. Yap (MMU), W.K.Lim (MMU), H.T.Ewe (UTAR) and H.T.Chuah (UTAR)

Award : Best Poster Paper (2nd Prize)
Event : 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctic (MISA4)
 
Faculty of Information and Communication Technology
Project title : HiCORE (Holistic Islamic Banking System) SOA Parameter-based Semantic Multimedia Approach
Project leader

Prof. Dato' Dr. Halimah Zaman (From UKM)

Project team : Dr. Choo Wou Onn  (from UTAR, collaborator)
Award : Gold Prize from Malaysian Invention and Design Society
Event : 20th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX’09).
 
Project title : HiCORE (Holistic Islamic Banking System) SOA Parameter-based Semantic Multimedia Approach
Project leader

Prof. Dato' Dr. Halimah Zaman (From UKM)

Project team : Dr. Choo Wou Onn (from UTAR, collaborator)
Award : Special Award - Ram Rais - Best Invention in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Event : 21st International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX’09).
 
Centre for Foundation Studies, PJ Campus
Project title : Algae and Its Applications
Project leader Lim Kian Wee @ Tian Kian Wee
Award : Consolation Prize
Awarded by : Malaysia Toray Science Foundation
Event : Science Education Award


Year 2008

Faculty of Accountancy & Management
Project title Assessing the determinants of online brand trust: An empirical study.
Researchers : Ms. Siew Shir Way ( and co-authors were Syed S.A., Ahsan, N. and Abdullah, Z.)
Award title : Best Paper Award
Event : 2008 International Joint Conference on on E-CASE, Bangkok, Thailand, March 27-29, 2008.
 
Faculty of Business & Finance
Project title : Bank Efficiency and Problem Loans in Malaysia and Singapore
Researchers : Mohd. Zaini Abdul Karim (UUM), Chan Sok Gee (UTAR)
Award title : Outstanding Paper Award (Bronze)
Event : Applied International Business Conference 2008.
 
Faculty of Engineering & Science
Project title : Kinetic modelling on sorption of reactive blue 4 by using red seaweed
Researchers : Dr Hii Siew Ling, Dr Wong Ching Lee, Ms Lesley Leeann Estrop
Award title : 1st runner-up (Best Poster Presentation)
Event : 19th Intervasity Biochemistry Seminar, 22 March 2008, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia.
 
Faculty of Information & Communication Technology
Project title : Gabor Filters as Feature Images for Covariance Matrix on Texture Classification Problem
Researchers : Dr Tay Yong Haur (Leader), Dr Lau Phooi Yee, Tou Jing Yi
Faculty : Faculty of Information & Communication Technology
Award title : Best APNNA Poster Award
Event : 15th International Conference on Neural Information Processing November 25-28, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Project title : PicSecureID
Researchers : Dr Victor Tan Hock Kim
Faculty : Faculty of Information & Communication Technology
Award title : Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) R&D Merit Award
Event : APICTA 2008, Jakarta, Indonesia
 
Researcher : Dr Choo Wou Onn
Project title 1 : Voice Recognition Browser and Marking System for Visually Impaired Learners (Mg Sys-VISI)
Award title 1 : WIPO Award from World Intellectual Property Organization
Project title 2 : Voice Recognition Browser and Marking System for Visually Impaired Learners (Mg Sys-VISI)
Award title 2 : Gold Prize from Korea Invention Promotion Association
Project title 3 : A Web Collaborative Multimedia Content Creation and Management Automation System (CMAS)
Award title 3 : Bronze Prize from Korea Invention Promotion Association
Event : Seoul International Invention Fair 2008 (SIIF 2008) Seoul, Korea 11-15 December 2008.
 
Researcher : Dr Choo Wou Onn
Project title 1 : Web Collaborative Multimedia Content Creation and Management Automation System (CMAS)
Award title 1 : Bronze Medal from Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS)
Project title 2 : Voice Recognition Browser and Marking System (Mg Sys-VISI)
Award title 2 : Bronze Medal from Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS)
Event : 19th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX'08). Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC), Malaysia. 9-11 May 2008
 


Year 2007

Faculty of Accountancy and Management
Project title : An Examination of Online Consumer Search, Purchase Intention, and Online Purchase
Researchers : Dr Lim Yet Mee and Mr Yap Ching Seng
Award title : Best Paper Award
Event : International Conference on Internet-Business: Business Trends, Systems, and Education (iBiZ2007), Port Dickson, Malaysia , organized by Aoyama Gakuin in association with Multimedia University Malaysia and Singapore Management University.
 
Project title : Private Capital Flows, Financial Development and Economic Development: The Cross-National Evidence
Researchers : Dr Choong Chee Keong, Assoc Prof Dr Zulkornain Yusop and Dr Law Siong Hook
Award title : Silver Medal
Event : UPM Invention & Research Exhibition 2007
 
Project title : Private Capital Flows, Stock Market and Economic Growth in OECD and Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis
Researchers : Dr Choong Chee Keong, Assoc Prof Dr Zulkornain Yusop, Prof Dr Muzafar Shah Habillah and Prof Dr Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah
Award title : Bronze Medal
Event : UPM Invention & Research Exhibition 2007
 
Project title : Foreign Direct Investment Volatility and Economic Growth: The Case of ASEAN-Five Economies
Researchers : Dr Choong Chee Keong, Assoc Prof Dr Zulkornain Yusop and Dr Law Siong Hook
Award title : Bronze Medal
Event : UPM Invention & Research Exhibition 2007
 
Project title : Export-led Growth Hypothesis: New Evidence from Verdoorn's Law
Researchers : Dr Choong Chee Keong, Assoc Prof Dr Zulkornain Yusop and Dr Law Siong Hook
Award title : Bronze Medal
Event : UPM Invention & Research Exhibition 2007
 
Project title : Crime and Underground Economy in Malaysia
Researchers : Ms Eng Yoke Kee and Prof Dr Muzafar Shah Habibullah
Award title : Silver Medal
Event : UPM Invention & Research Exhibition 2007
 
Project title : International Capital Mobility in East Asia: Panel Error-Correction Model
Researchers : Ms Eng Yoke Kee and Prof Dr Muzafar Shah Habibullah
Award title : Silver Medal
Event : UPM Invention & Research Exhibition 2007
 


Year 2006

Faculty of Accountancy & Management
Project title : Determinants of Strategic Alliance Outcomes in Supply Chain Environment
Researchers : Ms Loke Siew Phaik
Award title : Best Paper Award
Event : 4th International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
 
Faculty of Engineering and Science
Project title : Studies Of Sol-Gel Derived Barium Ferrite Nanoparticles, BaCoXTiXFe12-2XO19 (0.2 " X " 1)
Researchers : Dr Teh Geok Bee, Dr Saravanan Nagalingam and co-workers from Cambridge University
Award title : Best Poster Award
Event : NanoEurope 2006 Conference, St. Gallen, Switzerland
 


Year 2005

Faculty of Accountancy & Management
Project title : Online Buying Behaviors and Attitudes: An Empirical Study
Researchers : Dr Lim Yet Mee and Mr Tan Luen Peng
Award title : Best Paper Award
Event : Asia Pacific Marketing Conference 2005, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
 
Project title : Foreign Direct Investment in the South Pacific Island Countries: A Case Study of Fiji
Researchers : Dr Choong Chee Keong and his co-author Assoc Prof Dr T. K. Jayaraman (University of South Pacific, Fiji)
Award title : Best Paper Award
Event : Second WASD Conference on Globalization, Technology and Development held at University of Arab Emirates, Al-Ain, UAE
 
Project title : Monetary Services Index and Economic Activity in Malaysia
Researchers : Ms Eng Yoke Kee and Prof Dr Muzafar Shah Habibullah
Award : Silver Medal
Event : Invention & Research Innovation Exhibition 2005, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
 
Project title : International Capital Mobility and the OCA Criteria: An Empirical Testing
Researchers : Ms Eng Yoke Kee, Prof Dr Muzafar Shah Habibullah and Dr Sarinder Kumari
Award : Bronze Medal
Event : Invention & Research Innovation Exhibition 2005, Universiti Putra Malaysia.