UTARRF Receipients for Year 2012 Cycle 1


1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
No.
Principal Investigator
Project Title
Amount Awarded (RM)
Project Duration
1 Prof. Dr Cheng Ming Yu UTAR- Opinion Poll - Study on Youth Profiling 11,240.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
2 Dr Choo Kong Bung MicroRNA profiling and regulation in human colon cancer 59,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
3 Dr Choo Kong Bung Generation of induce pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) from mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) 27,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
4 Dr Lim Yang Mooi Metabolic profiling on local edible bird nest 49,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
5 Dr Lim Yang Mooi Scaling up of borneol extraction via fractional distillation (second phase EYS-UTAR borneol project) 25,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
6 Dr Leong Pooi Pooi Generation and Characterization of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from A Leukemia Cell Line  62,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
7  Dr Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy  Health and nutritional status of primary school children in Sub urban Kuala Lumpur: A Cross-sectional survey 23,548.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
8 Dr Alan Ong Han Kian Population level studies of microbial communities associated with precancerous, cancerous and cancer-free conditions of the oral cavity.
57,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

9 Er Pek Hoon A study on the awareness, readiness and compliance-level of small and medium business enterprises in relation to the provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 in Malaysia. 3,700.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
10 Mr Julian Teh Hong Leong ‘Doctoral dissertation’ fieldwork and research funding. Person x Situation effects on employee psychological wellbeing. 8,618.28 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
11 Gengeswari A/P Krishnapillai Supply Chain Management Practices within Malaysian Tourism Sector 3,760.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
12 Ms Padmashantini A/P Padmanathan Impact of Customer Retention Practices on Firm Performance in Retailing Sector
3,650.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
13 Dr. Wong Kee Luen The role of HRM in enhancing manufacturing firm performance through knowledge management 7,220.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
14 Dr Tan Hung Khoon Combining Evidences from Multiple Search Engines for Visual Search Reranking 27,200.00 1 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2013

Extension 28 Feb 2014

15 Dr Lau Phooi Yee Detection and tracking of marine species (Norway lobster) in deep-sea underwater video sequences 28,100.00 1 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2013
16 Mr Luqman Lee Malaysian native-language television programming and its contribution to ethnic polarization 570.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
17 Ms Geraldine Pangiras An Investigation Of The Relationships Of Mental Health, Self Esteem And Gender With Perceived Physical Attractiveness In Young Adults  5,480.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

18 Cik Nor Azlili Hassan Penerapan  Nilai-nilai  Aspirasi 1Malaysia dalam Kalangan Mahasiswa 4,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
19 Mr Lim Kar Loke Zeigeist of Social Reform: The Thesis Story in the Earliest Malayan Stories in English 4,660.00
20 Ms Diong Fong Wei The Empowerment of Youths in Media Consumption: A Case Study of the Online Newspapers in Malaysia
6,960.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
21 Ms Christina Ong Sook Beng
Job Satisfaction: A Study of Chinese Independent School Teachers in Perak, Malaysia 5,318.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013 Extension 30 Sept 2013
22 Dr Cheah Phaik Kin A qualitative inquiry on the employment and employability of young Malaysian university public relations graduates 33,360.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
23 Dr Lee Mah Ngee Youth’s Perspective of Meaningful Participation and their Positive Outcomes on Personal Development
26,035.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
24 Dr Kok Jin Kuan Suicidal Behavior and Social  Problem Solving Among Youths in Malaysia 2,605.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
25 Dr Say Yee How Elucidation of gene (α-synuclein)-environment (agricultural pesticides) interactions involved in microglial neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease 61,400.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

26 Prof Roman Richard Poznanski New Mathematics in Neuro Modeling: On the solvability of nonliner cable problems and on the asymptotic properties of their solution 2,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
27 Dr Sim Yoke Leng Kinetics and Mechanism of Hydrolysis of Nucleobase Analogous Compounds under Various Reaction Conditions 82,000.00 1 Oct 2012 - 30 Sep 2013
28 Dr Sim Kooi Mow Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of New Thiazole Schiff Bases 56,000.00 1 Aug 2012 - 31 July 2013
29 Dr Lim Ting Chuan The impact of personality traits on environmental attitudes of professionals within the Malaysian construction industry.
30,350.00 1 Aug 2012 - 31 July 2013
30 Mr Tan Kee Liew
Developing A Novel Adsorbent for CO2 Capture from Flue Gas: Amine−crosslinked Cellulose−supported Aminosilane
40,120.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
31 Dr Yeap Kim Ho Development and Characterization of an Electro-Optic Sampling System 166,712.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
32 Mr Tang Chong Ming Network-on-Chip Communication Architecture Design, Analysis, Optimization and Evaluation in a Multi-processor System-on-Chip 27,500.00 19 Sept 2012 - 20 Sept 2013
33 Ir. Prof. Academician Dato' Dr. Chuah Hean Teik Design and Development of a High Resolution UAV-based Synthetic Aperture Radar for Real-Time Monitoring 309,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
34 Dr. Lee Poh Fong Comprehensive Prototype Setting of Multielectrodes Electrophoresis System For Surface Charge Measurement 37,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
35 Dr. Leong Loong Kong Selective Oxidation of Activated Carbon Supported Vanadium Based Oxide 42,000.00 1 Sep 2012 - 30 June 2013
36 Dr. Rajkumar a/l Durairaj A low temperature sintering of silver nanoparticles for electronic packaging application 30,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
37 Prof. Junichi Kishigami Serendipity Effect on Data Mining Methods For Marketing Research 27,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
Extension 31 Dec 2013
38 Dr. Chen Kah Pin A study on effect of inorganic nanocrystal in organic solar cells 52,200.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
39 Ms. Lam Foong Sin A CDIO approach to engineering education in local high school
4,850.00 1 Oct 2012 - 30 Sept 2013
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