UTAR Research Fund Projects

 

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As a first step to encourage research activities among academic staff, UTAR established UTAR Research Fund (UTARRF) as an internal research grant scheme designed to provide seed funding to support UTAR researchers particularly those who are in the embryonic stages of building up their experience to secure external research grants.

The application for UTARRF has been currently scheduled as follow:



UTARRF RECIPIENTS FOR YEAR 2012 CYCLE 2
 
No Project Leader Title  of Project Amount Awarded Duration
1 Alan Ong Han Kiat Development and characterization of spheroids (tumor spheres) and viral mediated reprogrammed cancer cells derived  from human oral primary cancer cells 61,200.00 1 Feb 2013 - 31 Jan 2014
2 Alan Ong Han Kiat Microbial Diversity In Raw and Processed Edible Birdís Nest in West Malaysia 50,700.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
3 Carmen Nge Siew Mun Intersecting Realities 2,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
4 Chee Swee Yong Synthesis and Characterisation of Ultra-violet Curable Polymers for the Fabrication of Photoactive Material 63,100.00 16 Jan 2013 - 15 Jan 2014
5 Chen Huey Voon Exhaustion Numbers of Subsets of Groups 500.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
6 Cheng Wai Khuen Exploring Social Network Usersí Behavior through Multi-Agent Model 30,100.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
7 Chew Kuew Wai Distance estimation system of electric vehicle  based on the concept of contour positioning system (CPS) 12,000.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
8 Chew Thiam Leng Biodiesel Production From Transesterification Process Using Heterogenous Solid Catalyst 60,012.97 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
9 Chew Wai Fong Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and its Association with Metabolic Syndrome amongst the Malay Overweight/Obese Adolescents in Klang Valley 40,840.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
10 Chia Fah Choy Implications of Building Information Modeling to the Quantity Surveying Profession 30,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
11 Chin Chong Foh Breakthrough: Establishment of People Republic of China and Malaysian Diplomatic relation and its subsequent Influences to Chinese Malaysian Community prior 1984 14,560.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
12 Chong Shue Ling Optimism among Malaysian youth: A perspective from Multidimensional Life Satisfaction Scale 9,860.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
13
Chong Zan Kai
Reliable Data Transfer for High Altitude Platform (HAP)'s Wireless Access Networks 2,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
14 Denis Wong Chee Keong Construction of Group Algebra Codes 800.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
15 Eddy Cheah Seong Guan Bioscreening Of Local Natural Resources For Their Mycobacterial Inhibitory Activity 54,500.00 1 March 2013 - 28 Feb2014
16 Gan Seng Chiew Reprogramming and time course characterization of differentiated human keratinocyte cell lines. 57,500.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
17 Gan Seng Chiew In vitro hair follicle regeneration employing bulge stem cells and induced dermal papilla. 68,000.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
18 Garry Tan Wei Han Mobile Tourism: The Next Frontier in the Malaysia Tourism Industry? 2,220.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
19 Goh Hock Guan Analysis of Cognitive Wireless Sensor Network with Rule-based Learning 22,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
20 Goh Kai Wey Elucidation of the role of neuronal protein γ- synuclein in colorectal cancer anchorage-independent transformation, metastatic and angiogenic properties 32,500.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
21 Goh Lee Ying Relationship between relationship self-efficacy, loneliness and suicidal behavior 8,360.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
22 Goh Teik Khiang Diversity studies of fungi from disused tin-mining ponds and associated streams of Malaysia 70,100.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
23 Hnin Pwint Aung The effect of partial purified enzymes from edible fruits and vegetables on oxidation of estrogenicity of
BPA
 
46,413.50 1 May 2013 - 30 April 2014
24 Humaira Nisar Automated measurement of severity of atopic eczema 27,200.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
25 Joginder  Kaur d/o Bhan Singh The relationship between obesity and parenting styles among adolescents in Malaysia 9,140.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
26 K Shamini a/p T Kandasamy Impact of Minimum Wage form the SMEs Perspectives 25,900.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
27 Karen Wong Mee Chu Investigation of Pt-reinforced Sn-3.8Ag-0.7Cu solder alloy in bi-facial solar cells for solar electricity generation 52,800.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
28 Khoo Kong Soo Assessment of local seaweeds for antiviral activity against the Chikungunya virus 49,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
29 Kok Jin Kuan Searching For Recovery: Depression Narratives Among Youths In Perak States, Malaysia 25,600.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
30 Lai Koon Chun Novel Technique on Dry Beneficiation of Tin Ore in Malaysia 10,000.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
31 Lee Siew Peng A survey of share buy-back in Malaysia 8,600.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
32 Lee Sze Wei A Study of Physical Design Optimization of a Large Multi-Processor Embedded System-on-Chip (SoC)  24,500.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
33 Lee Wai Kong Fast Implementation of Advanced Cryptographic Hash Function on GPGPU and Cell processors. 10,200.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
34 Leong Pooi Pooi Generation of Tumour-Infiltrating Regulatory T cells in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma 46,800.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
35 Lim Foo Weng A study of genome complexity based on tandem repeat sequence and information measures. 800.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
36 Lim Poh Im In search of healthy places: a review of design, planning and implementation of contemporary urban affordable housing in Malaysia 10,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
37 Lim Wai Ping Penny Working adults and Mobile commerce 2,460.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
38 Lim Yang Mooi Thermosensitive microcarriers for non-invasive detachment of anchorage-dependent human mesenchymal stem cell. 64,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
39 Lim Yang Mooi Identification and Validation of the Differential Proteins Expression Induced by AP Extracts on Colorectal Cancer LS-174T 59,050.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
40 Lo Po Kim Brewery Wastewater Powered Microbial Fuel Cell 32,562.50 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
41 Low Sew Kim Coping Abilities Of Mental Health Patient 1,587.80 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
42 Luqman Lee Flesprank 20,300.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
43 Manisha Parai Awareness of breast cancer in Selangor Ė A survey 1,050.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
44 Michelle Ng Yeen Tan Development of Metal-Affinity Partitioning of Hepatitis B Core Antigen from Unclarified Bacterial
Feedstock
 
56,750.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
45 Mohammed J. K. Bashir Agriculture Solid Waste As A low Cost Carbon Adsorbent For Sanitary Landfill Leachate Treatment 38,200.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
46 Ng Choon Boon Evaluation of Neural Architectures for Gender Recognition 10,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
47 Ng Wei Shean Classical Adjoint Commuting Mappings On Block Upper Triangular Matrices 1,600.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
48 Nor Ismaliza Bt Mohd Ismail Screening and Isolation of Protease Producing Freshwater Microalgae 58,000.00 1 March 2013 - 28 Feb2014
49 Ooi Boon Yaik Enhanced Resource Monitoring By Clustering Distributed Computing Resources Based On Usage Behavior 28,200.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
50 Pan Wei Yeing Finite Order and Special Additive Universal Portfolios 25,000.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
51 Pang Sook Theng Universal Portfolios generated by Independent Brownian Motions. 1,500.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
52 Peter a/l Yacob Green Campus Initiative: Barriers in Private Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia 4,060.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
53 Sharon Jacqueline a/p Albert Wilson Police-Media relations: Strategies to enhance communication efficacy 1,747.20 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
54 Siah Poh Chua A survey on the self-esteem and gender role of adolescents whose parents have or do not have the preference for sons 33,360.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
55 Sit Nam Weng Isolation, Characterization and Preliminary Mechanistic Study of Antifungal Compound(s) from Muehlenbeckia platyclada 55,600.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
56 Soh Chit Siang A Computationally Efficient Behavioral Analytics Algorithm for Embedded Video Surveillance System 27,750.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
57 Tan Kia Hock Design implementation of a CMOS Integrated Circuit Phase-Locked Loop Synthesizers and Phase Noise Characterization challenges for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) radio using coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) Modulation. 30,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
58 Tan Kok Hong Urban Swiftlet Farming : toward a Sustainable and cost effective urban farming in West Malaysia 10,560.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
59 Tan Seong Yeow The life cycle analysis of a adaptable, multifunctional and ecological residential building 11,860.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
60 Tan Wooi Yee The study of idol drama viewing, romantic attachment styles, romantic attitude and well being among lower
secondary school students in Klang Valley, Malaysia
 
2,280.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
61 Tang Chong Ming Design of a Scalable Verification Environment for large multi-core SoC 24,500.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
62 Taufik bin A Latif Kajian Hubungan Antara Urbanisasi Dengan Magnitud Toleransi Dalam Kalangan Pelajar Pelbagai Etnik Di Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) 2,300.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
63 Tay Yong Haur Invisible Watermark Tracking for Mobile Augmented Reality 25,500.00 2 Jan 2013 - 1 Jan 2014
64 Tee Boon Chuan @ Zheng Zhiyi A Confucian Religious Study on The Nature of Confucian Religion in Indonesia
(in Chinese: 印度尼西亚孔教的儒家宗教学研究)
 
32,860.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
65 Tee Chee Wee Talent Retention: Exploratory talent retention practices impact SMEs in Malaysia among new generation workforce 6,960.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
66 Thaw Zin Adaptability, Learning Patterns, Needs and Preferences of Pre-clinical Medical Students in Integrating Online Learning into Professional Subjects at UTAR 550.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
67 Wan Pui Yee Investigating the Effect of Merger & Acquisition (M&A) on Public Listed Companiesí Stock Performance in Malaysian Properties & Construction Industries 2,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
68 Wang Chain Khiang Mirror 8,515.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
69 Wee Kim Peck The anxiety construct among ESL learners at a Malaysian university 2,980.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
70 William Ray Langenbach Game Theory 2012 by Lan Gen Bah  9,640.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
71 Wirawahida binti Kamarulzaman The Influence Of The Character Of Gratitude And Happiness On Orphanages Intrapersonal Well-Being. 7,360.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
72 Wu Ming Chu The Philanthropy Activities of Chinese Community in Malaysia: A Survey of Newspaper Media 4,650.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
73 Yan Yew Loong Humps The Director's Cut 44,500.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
74 Yap Lee Ken Block Methods with Off-step Points for Solving First Order Ordinary and Delay Differential Equations  4,500.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
75 Yap Vooi Voon A Robust Face Recognition system  based on databases with different illumination level using  cloud computing
Centre for computing and Intelligent Systems
25,500.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
76 Yeong Wai Chung A Factorial Approach in the Sensitivity Analysis of the Economic Design for Control Charts 2,000.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
77 Yong Thian Khok Optical Encrypted Digital Holographic Watermarking 41,000.00 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
78 Yong Yun Thung Analysis of Long Period Fibre Gratings (LPFGs) sensing performance 79,600.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014
79 Zahari b. Abd Malek A survey on the perception of  Malaysia Malay Businessmen on Chinese values 1,760.00 1 Feb2013 - 31 Jan 2014