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.

 


UTARRF RECIPIENTS FOR YEAR 2015 CYCLE 2
 

NO PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR TITLE OF PROJECT AMOUNT AWARDED (RM) PROJECT DURATION
1 Dr Alan Ong Han Kiat miRNA profiling of the spheroid-enriched cancer stem cells subpopulations  via next generation transcriptome sequencing  58,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
2 Mr Aloysius Yapp Borneo Virtual Reality: A WALKTHROUGH  level 3 VR Showcase  18,675.00 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016
3 Prof Andy Tan Multi-step ahead prediction of machine/engine remnant life 93,805.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
4 Dr Ashkan Shobeiri An Appreciation of the Absurd: Albert Camus and Samuel Beckett  1,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
5 Dr Avik De Applications of Semi-Riemannian Geometry in Supergravity 30,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
6 Dr Cheah Phaik Kin  Punishment and Intervention: The experience of drug offenders in Bentong Prison, Pahang 8,760.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
7 Cheah Phaik Kin  Motivations of Police Volunteer Reserve (PVR) in Perak, Malaysia  35,360.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
8 Dr Chee Pei Song Development of microfluidic stretchable radio-frequency (RF) sensing device for drug delivery application 75,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
9 Dr Chen Huey Voon Constructions of total labelling of m triangles 2,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
10 Dr Cheng Wai Khuen Urban Big Data Analytics for a Smarter Campus 37,560.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
11 Mr Chew Chun Yong Asymptotic Properties of Mathieu Functions and Its Applications in Electromagnetic Scattering 900.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
12 Mr David Ng Ching Yat A survey on the compliance level of the 'Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance 2012' among public listed companies in Malaysia: Views from Company Secretaries. 22,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
13 Dr Ezra Morris Investigation into the Performance of PLC-MAC Protocols in the Presence of Alpha-Stable Noise 30,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
14 Dr Foo Lee Hoon The Impact of gentrification on the city marketing of George Town, Penang. 12,860.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
15 Ms Foo Pik Yin Investigating the impact/ contribution of GSCM and SSM practices on Sustainability Performance among ISO14001-certified manufacturing firms in Malaysia 2,300.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
16 Mr Foong Soon Seng Exploring Madness in its Place: An Ecofeminist Reading of Selected Womenís Writings 700.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
17 Dr Goh Hock Guan Processor Soft-Core Design on FPGA for Field Deployment Internet of Things (IoT) Application 38,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
18 Dr Goh Yong Kheng A study on volatility-volume interactions on multiple financial instruments 44,600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
19 Mr Hew Jun Jie Continuance intention to purchase smartphones: A study on gender differences among Malaysians 3,150.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
20 Ms Joanna Tan Tjin Ai Factors Behind Speaking Anxiety During English Language Lessons and Coping Strategies Among Lower Secondary School Students 3,800.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
21 Dr Lai Soon Onn A Study on Adaption of Local Authorities to Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 5,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
22 Ms Lan Yen Min Malaysian Medicinal Plants Identification: Illustration and Metabolic Fingerprinting 75,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
23 Mr Lau Lee Chung Separation of carbon dioxide from biogas using pressure swing adsorption  51,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
24 Dr Lau See Hung Development of soft-computing based optimization approach with an application in high strength concrete (HSC) 32,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
25 Dr Lee Hwang Sheng Hydrometallurgical Extraction of Zinc from Steel-making Electric Arc Furnace Dust Waste 55,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
26 Dr Lee Tin Sin Utilization of the devulcanized natural rubber as the green impact modifier for polypropylene undergo electron beam irradiation for automotive applications 36,265.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
27 Ms Lee Wan Ying   Attitude towards deafness and deaf people among Malaysian secondary school students  7,100.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
28 Ms Lim Shiang Shiang  Framing and Ideological Bias: A Comparative Analysis of Newspaper Coverage on the Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 5,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
29 Dr Lim Siong Kang Strength Performance of Lightweight Foamed Concrete with Industrial Steel Slag as Aggregate 54,820.00 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016
30 Prof Lim Yang Mooi The Protective Effect of Edible Birdís Nest on LRRK 2 (G2385R) Variant-Induced Susceptibility to Apoptosis and Oxidative Stress in Parkinsonian Neurodegenerative Cell Model 35,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
31 Mr Lim Yeong Yeong Klang Valley Urban Refugees and Asylum Seekers Gender-based Violence Victimization: Perception and Intervention 5,660.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
32 Dr Lisa Ong Gaik Ai Schizophyllan production using agrowaste as carbon source in solid state fermentation 62,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
33 Dr Loo Keat Wei An Integrative Network Analysis of DNA methylation data for Ischemic Stroke  43,580.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
34 Dr Mobashar Rehman A Comprehensive Study on Implementation of Knowledge Sharing in Small and Medium Enterprises 33,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
35 Dr Neo Kian Eang Micellar, salts, organic solvents
effects on the reaction of biomolecules with different additives
90,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
36 Dr Ng Choon Aun High strength wastewater treatment using anaerobic activated sludge and membrane technology 67,650.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
37 Dr Ngeow Yun Fong Antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Mycobacterium abscessus 84,600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
38 Dr Olanrewaju Ashola AbdulLateef Scheme to deliver sustainable housing in Malaysia 30,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
39 Prof Ong Kok Seng Thermal performance study of a radial heat sink: An efficient cooling technique for multichip LED modules 64,065.20 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
40 Dr Ooi Zhong Xian Preparation and characterization of polymer film based on polyvinyl alcohol and ash derived from oil palm waste 53,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
41 Ms Pang Sook Theng Study of characteristic of Malaysiaís stock market data 2,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
42 Dr Pauline Leong Pooi Yin Towards a Framework for Identifying Online Hate Speech and its Diffusion in Malaysia 10,040.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
43 Mr Phua Yeong Nan Wideband Vivaldi Reflectarrays 50,800.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
44 Dr Priscilla Moses MODELLING TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE: MAXIMISE THE USE OF ICT FOR SELF-PACED LEARNING AMONG UTAR STUDENTS 33,700.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
45 Mr Raphael Thoo Yi Xian Nation building through literature: A case study of the Malaysian secondary school literature components 2,180.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
46 Dr Robithoh Annur  Partial Frame Observation for Aloha Based RFID Anti-collision Algorithms 2,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
47 Ms Sarvarubini
a/p
Nainee
The role of life satisfaction, meaning of life, religiosity and spirituality on death anxiety.
8,340.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
48 Dr Shwe Sin Detection of common deletional and non-deletional alpha thalassemia variants in severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia of the main ethnic groups in a Malaysian Tertiary Hospital 70,400.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
49 Dr Siah Poh Chua The Influence of Cultural Values on the Attitudes of Malaysian Chinese Adolescents towards the Elderly  34,400.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
50 Dr Sim Kooi Mow SYNTHESIS AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF 1, 2, 4-TRIAZOLO [3, 4-b]-1, 3, 4-THIADIAZINES 59,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
51 Dr Sim Lan Ching  Engineering nanostructured graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) based assemblies for solar induced water remediation 70,045.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
52 Dr Sim Yoke Leng Optimization of Lipids Yield of Freshwater Microalgae via Leachate Treatment 59,200.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
53 Dr Suliman Mohamed Ahmed Gaber A COHERENT FRAMEWORK FOR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT IN MOBILE CLOUD COMPUTING  32,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
54 Dr Tan Kok Weng Development of Climate Change Decision Support System for Cameron Highlands using Drivers, Pressure, State, Impact and Response (DPSIR) Framework 35,280.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
55 Dr Tee Chong Siang Application to purchase common instruments required to improve the research facilities in Faculty of science 48,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
56 Mr Teoh Shen Khang A Multi-camera Crowd Counting Algorithm using Computer Vision Techniques 4,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
57 Dr Tey Jing Yuen Development of Low Cost Multipurpose 3D Printer Using Fused Deposition Modeling Method 31,600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
58 Dr Toh Pek Lan First principles Density Functional Theory investigation of the geometrical parameters, electronic structures, and dynamics on organic compounds 63,903.40 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
59 Dr Tse Siu Hong Savio A Study of Heterogeneity of Distributed Servers for Online Bicriteria Load Balancing 32,099.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
60 Mr William Hoi Wei Yuan A Comparison Study on the Coping Strategies and Psychological Health of Secondary School Students with Different Levels of Autism Spectrum Quotient. 4,059.20 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
61 Dr Wong Chin Yoong Establishing Welfare-Maximising Policies and Effective Regional Cooperation for a Green Malaysia 32,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
62 Mr Wong Hong Mun Investigation on the Effect of Piston Timing and Movement on the Performance of Kinematic Stirling Cycle Engine through the Use of a Cam Drive Mechanism 30,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
63 Mr Wong Kin Tat The Effect of Conceptualisable Agents on Passivisation Unaccusative Errors by Chinese ESL Learners 3,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
64 Dr Yap Lee Ken Block Hybrid Backward Differentiation Formula for Third Order Differential Equations 1,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
65 Dr Yeo Heng Giap Ivan A general production-repair inventory model with time varying-demand, shortages, and deterioration 600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
66 Dr Yeoh Keat Hoe Monte Carlo
Simulation of
Carrier Transport
in Silicene
38,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
67 Dr Yeong Wai Chung Enhancing the Performance of Control Charts Monitoring the Multivariate Coefficient of Variation through Adaptive Schemes 41,460.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
68 Dr Yew Ming Chian Evaluating the performance of solvent-based intumescent coating using nano eggshell bio-filler 58,200.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017