UTARRF Receipients for Year 2011 Cycle 1


No.
Principal Investigator
Project Title
Amount Awarded (RM)
Project Duration
Status
1 Dr Loh Han Chern Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Study:
Part I – Proteomics of Human Serum: Identification of Biomarkers in Malaysian with PD for Early Detection. 
Part II – Artificial Neural Network Model for Prediction of PD using Protein Profiles.
72,000.00 1 June 2011  - 31 May 2012 Completed
2 Mr Chong Kok Chung CFD and Experimental Studies on a Solar Driven Membrane Distillation in Wastewater Treatment 46,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extension 31 Dec 2012 Completed
3 Dr Chew Kuew Wai Studies on the properties of PMMA-based polymer electrolyte for lithium rechargeable battery 12,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
4 Dr Tay Yong Haur Neural-based super resolution technique on endoscopy images 27,500.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
5 Dr Khor  Siak Wang Object Removal Detection on Video 24,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
6 Dr Lee Poh Fong Conjugation of  gold nanoparticles to antigen 37,500.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
7 Ms Tan Lee Fan Effect of mental training on BCI performance. 15,520.00 1 June 2011  - 31 May 2012 Completed
8 Wong Mee Chu, Karen Study on interfacial relationship in a nano-Pt reinforced gren alloy for interconnection material 54,000.00 1 September 2011 -31 August 2012 Extension 28 Feb 2013 Completed
9 Dr Tan Choon Peng Universal Portfolios In Investment 26,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
10 Dr Woo Kwan Kit Evaluate the Suitability of Fish Wastes as Source of Collagen 43,500.00 1 September 2011 -31 August 2012 Extension 28 Feb 2013 Completed
11 Dr Tan Hai Chen A study of the knowledge management practice in local construction companies: the application of the methodology of 'live' capture and reuse of project knowledge 8,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
12 Mr Chua Kein Huat Development of Future Active Distribution Networks for High PV Penetration 50,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
13 Dr Lee Sheng Chyan Development of novel picoseconds pulse sources for new frontier technologies and applications 156,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
14 Dr Humaira Nisar Application of imaging techniques for identification and quantification of flocs and filaments in activated sludge. 25,500.00 1 October 2011- 30 September 2012 Completed
15 Dr Yamuna Munusamy Preparation and characterization of controlled release fertilizer using biodegradable superabsorbent polymer for plantations in Malaysia 53,000.00 1 September 2011 -31 August 2012 Completed
16 Dr Ching Yern Chee Polyester/silicate Hybrid : Organic Network Formation and Characterization Study
Network Formation and Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Photo-Curing hybrid Coatings
44,800.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Terminated
17 Dr Yap Vooi Voon Tailgating/Piggybacking Detection Security System 27,500.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
18 Mr Lai Koon Chun Development and Implementation of a Hybrid Creature Controller System 4,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extension 30 Sep 2012 Completed
19 Mr Theam Kok Leong Biodiesel fuel production form waste oil via solid heterogeneous catalysis 25,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
20 Dr Yip Foo Win Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of organotin (IV) carboxylate complexes 25,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extension 31 Dec 2012 Completed
21 Mr Yeoh Hong Beng Students academic dropout at University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Perak Campus: Its main causes and recommended action plan 6,000.00 1 June 2011  - 31 May 2012 Decline
22 Dr Ha Sie Tiong A study of polarisability effect on mesomorphism of new nematic and smectic compounds possessing phenyl benzoate and benzylideneaniline cores 44,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012Extension 31 Dec 2012 Completed
23 Dr Wong Fai Chu Evolving of anti-bacterial RNA aptamers and isolation of bacterial medicinal compounds 42,000.00 1 October 2011- 30 September 2012 Completed
24 Dr Sit Nam Weng Bioprospecting of local plants for anti-dengue virus activity 44,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
25 Ms Sangeetha a/p Arullappan Chemical investigation and antimicrobial activity of Azadirachta indicia 33,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extended to 31 Dec 2012 Completed
26 Dr Er Lee Siong A comprehensive study of Han Yu and Teochew's culture 36,300.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
27 Dr Tee Boon Chuan The Spread of Zhu Zi studies in Malaysia, 1600-2010(Part 1 of history of Zhu Zi studies in Malaysia, 1600-2010) 29,290.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
28 Ms Sim Jia Jia The driving forces behind m-commerce adoption: An exploration of its antecedents 5,680.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extended to 31 Dec 2012 Completed
29 Ms Tang Siu Eng A Computable General Equilibrium Model for Policy Analysis In Malaysia 6,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
30 Dr Aik Nai Chiek Effects of foreign ownership on firm financial performance: A study of Malaysia and Singapore listed companies 13,000.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Terminated
31 Mr Hen Kai Wah Online Phishing Threats in Malaysia: Assessing the Consumers’ Awareness towards Phishing Threats and Effectiveness of the Existing Preventive Mechanisms 25,150.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
32 Prof Dr Zhai Ya Chun A comparative study of Chinese herbs originated in China and found in Malaysian rainforest 67,300.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
33 Ms Chew Wai Fong Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its association with metabolic syndrome amongst the overweight/obese adolescents in Kuala Lumpur 67,650.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extended to 31 Dec 2012 Completed
34 Ms Chia Phee Phee Association study of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) gene polymorphisms with pro-inflammatory biomarkers in obesity 34,600.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Extended to 31 Dec 2012 Completed
35 Dr Kok Jin Kuan The Perception of deaths among Malaysian youths 31,020.00 1 October 2011- 30 September 2012Extension 31 Oct 2012 Completed
36 Dr Siah Poh Chua Quality of life and belief in a just world among People living with HIV in Malaysia 28,800.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
37 Mr Chin Yee Mun Family and Peers Socialization effect on the construction of ethnic boundaries among undergraduates in Malaysia 21,942.00 1 July 2011  - 30 June 2012 Completed
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