UTARRF Receipients for Year 2009 Cycle 1


No.
Principal Investigator
Project Title
Amount Awarded (RM)
Project Duration
Status
1 Dr Say Yee How Gene Variants of The Leptin-Melanocortin Pathway and Their Association With Plasma Leptin Levels and Obesity in Malaysians. RM14,300.00 1 October 2009~30 September 2010 Extension: 31 Mar 2010

 

Completed
2 Dr Lim Yang Mooi Collection and extraction of borneol (Borneolum) from Dryobalanops aromatica RM41338.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
3 Ms Yu Ke Xin Aquatic Plant Extracts for Mosquito Control RM29090.00 1 September 2009 ~ 31 August 2010 Extension: 28 Feb 2011 Completed
4 Dr Wong Ching Lee Phenology of Sargassum species at Port Dickson, Malaysia RM47362.00 15 August 2009 ~14 August 2010 Extension :14 Feb 2011 Completed
5 Prof Farida Habib Shah Construction of stage- specific floral cDNA clones from beans for   identification of        pathogen responsive genes RM60200.00 22 July 2009 ~21 June 2010 Completed
6 Dr Hii Siew Ling Bioethanol production using agro-industrial waste. RM68950.00 1 September 2009 ~ 31 August 2010 Extension: 28 Feb 2011 Completed
7 Dr Leong Loong Kong Physical, Chemical, Reactivity and Catalytic Studies on Modified Vanadium Based Oxide Catalysts for C4 Hydrocarbon Oxidation. RM61744.00 15 August 2009 ~ 14 July 2010 Extension: 14 Feb 2011 Completed
8 Mr Chong Heap Yih e-Dispute Resolution (eDR) for Malaysian Construction Industry 6100.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Completed
9 Dr Ha Sie Tiong Synthesis, molecular structure and mesomorphic properties of new heterocyclic benzoxazole-, benzothiazole- and pyridine-based liquid crystals 49600.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
10 Dr Liang Meng Suan A study on the conversion efficiency of nanocrystalline TiO2 for sustainable energy development.  44450.00 1 Apr 2010 ~31 March  2010 Extended 31 Sep 2011 Completed
11 Dr Hnin Pwint Aung Development of a simple, selective and sensitive fluorimetric method using the specific inhibitory effect of bisphenol A for a redox reaction for the determination of BPA in water migrated from polycarbonate products & the environmental matrices. 42,000.00 1 August 2009 - 30 July 2010 Extended: 30 Nov 2010 Completed
12 Prof Faidz bin Abd Rahman Fabrication and characterization of a porous silicon and its application as an optical biosensor 30,000.00 1 July 2009 ~ 30 June 2010 Completed
13 Dr Wong Mee Chu Development of nanocomposite solder paste for advanced electronic packaging 51,050.00 1 October 2009 ~ 30 September 2010 Completed
14 Dr Lim Yang Mooi Inhibitory effect of active herbal phytochemical(s) isolated from Stenochlaena palustris on ganglioside expression in LS 174 T human colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line RM44,650.00 1 July 2009 ~ 30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
15 Dr Tee Chong Siang Establishment of Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali) root culture for the production of pharmaceutically important lead compounds 51,200.00 1 September 2009 ~ 31 Dec 2010 Completed
16 Ms Lee Li Li A Treatment Study of Children with Learning Disabilities 7,868.00 1 July 2009 ~ 30 June 2010 Completed
17 Mr Chin Yee Mun Continuity of traditional confinement practices from functionalist perspective: A case study on urban educated Chinese women 1,400.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Completed
18 Dr Wu Ming Chu Pasar malam as a new socio-economic institution: A case study in Petaling Jaya, Selangor  6170.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Oct 2010 Completed
19 Dr Wu Ming Chu Taiwanese Investment in Malaysia: Patterns and Issues 5080.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 30 Nov 2010 Completed
20 Dr Carmen Nge Siew Mun Usage and Perception of Online News Among Urban Youth (Opinion Poll) 41370.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
21 Mr Mohd Syuja Bin Saedin The Practices of Malay Keramat Worship and Chinese Datuk Gong Worship In Peninsular Malaysia: A Comparative Study. 23653.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Completed
22 Ms Pauline Leong Pooi Yin Evaluation research on public relations activities among public relations practitioners in Malaysian corporations: An exploratory study 4664.50 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension:31 Dec 2010 Completed
23 Ms Lim Wai Ping, Penny A study on family communication between mothers in-law (MIL) and sons in-law (SIL) 12305.20 1 October 2009 ~30 September 2010 Completed
24 Mr Thinavan a/l Periyayya Impact of CSR (environment & corporate philanthropy) on consumer purchase intentions. 15775.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Terminated
25 Ms Saraswathy a/p Thurairaj Pleasurable English Language Learning In Esp Through The Multiple Intelligences Design RM2160.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
26 Dr Wong Siew Fan An examination of consumer perception towards mobile advertising value RM12850.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Completed
27 Dr Tay Yong Haur A Research on Layout Optimization for the Wood Cutting Process RM33500.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
28 Dr Tan Chew Khun Biotechnology of calcite-formation in Malaysia 32200.00 1 Sep 2009 ~31 Aug  2010 Completed
29 Mr Mok Kai Ming Exploration of newer methods for the enhancement of the iris verification algorithm and the embedded architecture 6000.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Completed
30 Mr Yip Foo Win Synthesis, Characterization, crystal structures and Biological activity of organotin(IV) carboxylate complexes derived from organic acids 59200.00 1 July 2009 ~30 June 2010 Extension: 31 Dec 2010 Completed
31 Dr Yeoh Ging Sun A Capability Maturity Model for Implementation of Enterprise Business Intelligence Systems ("EBI-CMM") 30200.00 1 September 2009 ~ 31 August 2011 Closed obtain external Funding
32 Dr Cheng Wai Khuen A Multi-Agent System Approach for Grid Resource Advisory System (GRAS) 37550.00 1 September 2009 ~ 31 Dec 2011 Completed
33 Dr Leong Mun Yoon, Stephen The Global Economic Crisis: Causes, Consequences and Remedies 43200.00 1 November 2009 ~ 31 October 2010
Extension:30 April 2011
Completed
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