UTARRF Receipients for Year 2013 Cycle 2


No.
Principal Investigator
Project Title
Amount Awarded (RM)
Project Duration

1

Dr Alan Ong Han Kiat

Hypermethylation, miRNA and chemotherapeutic drugs profiling of the spheroid derivatives from human breast cancer cell lines

84,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

2

Dr Alan Ong Han Kiat

Profiling of miRNAs and microsatellite alterations from human adult MSCs bone marrow in relation to aging prolonged passage and hypoxia

92,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

3

Ms Bee Soo Tueen

Investigation of roles of nano-size montmorillonite on the irradiated flame retardant added chlorinated copolymer compound for electrical insulation application

18,074.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

4

Dr Beh Woan Lin

Rational design and protein engineering of a bimolecular fluorescence complementation system for visualizing dynamic protein-protein interaction: A computational and experimental study

65,600.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

5

Prof Dr Boo Nem Yun @ Mooi Nam Ying

Risk Factors Associated with Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Normal Term Infants in Malaysia

70,180.00

1 August 2014-31 July 2015

6

Mr Chan Lee Kwun

Exploring factors governing Business Intelligence architecture on service-oriented concept

3,680.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

7

Dr Chang Ying Ping

Study on chloroplast/thylakoid membrane from selected plant tissues and the stability of its electron-transferring properties.

72,600.00

1 March 2014-28 February 2015

8

Dr Cheah Phaik Kin

Factors leading to the nonuse of technology among teachers in institutions of higher learning in Malaysia

34,480.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

9

Dr Chen Kah Pin

Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes/silver nanocomposites for Isotropic Conductive Adhesives (ICA)

32,001.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

10

Prof Dr Cheng Ming Yu

Skills Gap and Skills Shortage: A study of Penang Industrial Zone

6,680.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

11

Dr Cheng Wai Khuen

Exploring Social Network Users’ Behavior in Dynamic Situations through a Multi-Agent Framework (MAFSNUD).

36,080.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

12

Dr Chew Kuew Wai

Conversion on Internal Combustion Engine Vehicle to Pure Battery Driven Electric Vehicle (Extension)

30,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

13

Dr Chew Thiam Leng

Novel Mesoporous Silica Material / Polymer Mixed-Matrix Membrane For Water Filtration

71,335.07

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

14

Ms Chew Wai Fong

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and its Association with Metabolic Syndrome amongst the Malay Overweight/Obese Adolescents in Klang Valley

59,450.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

15

Mr Chong Zan Kai

Transmitting Long-Length Messages to Resource Constraint Mobile Computing Devices with Rateless Erasure Code

1,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

16

Prof Dr Choo Kong Bung

Cellular reprogramming based on the C19MC microRNA cluster

44,400.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

17

Dr Choo Quok Cheong

Molecular Diversity of Beta-Lactamase-Producing Bacteria in Diverse Soil Environment.

74,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

18

Dr Falahat Nejadmahani Mohammad

Factors Influencing Malaysian SMEs to go for early Internationalization.

6,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

19

Dr Gan Seng Chew

Differentiation of Human Keratinocyte-derived Reprogrammed Cells Into Neuroectodermal Lineage

8,000.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

20

Mr Garry Tan Wei Han

Mobile Apps in Tourism: A Neglected Tourism Research Area in Malaysia?

2,180.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

21

Dr Gary Low Kim Kuan

Use of biomarkers for the early detection and prediction of clinical dengue cases.

64,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

22

Prof Dr Goi Bok Min

Biometric Encryption Scheme for Preserving Human Privacy and Securing Biometric-based Systems

35,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

23

Mr Hen Kai Wah

Leadership Development Practices and Needs among UTAR Academics

2,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

24

Mr Julian Teh Hong Leong

A framework for ‘psychological capital’ development at the workplace: The interaction between Nature (personality) and Nurture (leadership) elements

3,416.85

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

25

Dr Khor Boon Eng

The Study of Interaction and Mutual Influences within Malaysian, Taiwan and Hong Kong Chinese Literature: with special focus in 1950s to 1960s

34,680.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

26

Dr Lai An Chow

Research and Development of a Mobile Sun-Tracking Algorithm for Electrical Mobile Platforms

49,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

27

Ms Lam Siew Yong

The structural relationships between TQM, market orientation, and service firm performance in Malaysia

4,555.70

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

28

Dr Lau Phooi Yee

A New Framework for the Identification of Biodiversity Abundances for Underwater Species in Malaysian Waters

32,500.00

1 March 2014-28 February 2015

29

Dr Lee Tin Sin

Development of controlled-release biodegradable polymer-starch materials encapsulated with fertilizer

42,440.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

30

Mr Lee Weng Onn

Exploring customer loyalty in mobile commerce: Towards a new model with relationship quality and service quality constructs

1,650.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

31

Dr Leong Loong Kong

Ultrasonic Synthesis Of Vanadyl Pyrophosphate Catalysts For Partial Oxidation Of N-Butane To Maleic Anhydride

79,168.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

32

Dr Leong Pooi Pooi

Expression of Sensor Protein in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

41,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

33

Prof Dr Leung Kar  Hang

Moving outline based human action recognition

24,000.00

1 March 2014-28 February 2015

34

Dr Lim Chan Kiang

Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Studies of Phytochemicals from the Ethnomedicinal Plant of Sarawak Calophyllum castaneum

56,000.00

1 March 2014-28 February 2015

35

Dr Lim Chee Seong

The Role of a Psychographic Approach in Segmenting Electorates’ Voting Behavior

38,360.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

36

Dr Lim Eng Hock

Wideband Reflectarrays

26,915.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

37

Dr Lim Jun Wei
*Dr Mohammed J. K. Bashir

Sanitary landfill leachate treatment using a novel adsorbent prepared from Cerbera Manghas

39,000.00

1 March 2014-28 February 2015

38

Ms Low Mei Peng

A Study of Internal CSR in SMEs located in the state of Selangor

2,680.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

39

Pn Nadya Supian

A feminist critique of female characters in george r.r. Martin’s “a game of thrones”, as portrayed in season 1

1,180.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

40

Dr Neo Kian Ean

Chemical study of Interaction of transition metal compounds with DNA and metal binding proteins.

79,640.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

41

Dr Ng Hui Fang

Robust and Efficient Color Image Descriptor for Object Recognition

27,240.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

42

Ms Ng Tan Ching

The Analysis of Lean Manufacturing Sustainability in Malaysia’s Manufacturing Industries.

 

 

4,180.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

43

Dr Noor Zainab Habib

Development of Sustainable and Energy efficient Roofing tiles using vegetable oil as a binder.

32,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

44

Pn Nor Azili Hassan

Men’s Reproductive Health Perceptions And Knowledge In Selangor, Malaysia

4,844.90

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

45

Pn Norliza Binti Shah Jehan Muttiah

Preliminary screening of Triphala herbal formulation for cytotoxicity and induction of apoptosis on oral, cervical and liver cancer cell lines.

32,600.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

46

Dr Olanrewaju

Benchmarking Building Sustainable Maintenance Management Model

26,480.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

47

Dr Phoon Lee Quen

De novo proteomics and transcriptome sequencing of resistance genes in Hylocereus sp, Part I: Proteomics

47,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

48

Mr Pong Kok Shiong

The influence of destination personality on satisfaction and behavioural intention for archaeological tourists: A case study in Bujang Valley, Malaysia

5,100.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

49

Dr  Priscilla Moses

Exploring the Antecedents of Students’ Technology Use through UTAUT Model: An Online Survey

24,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

50

Dr Rajkumar a/l Durairaj

Investigation on the synthesis and conductivity mechanism of Graphene based Isotropic Conductive Adhesives

31,050.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

51

Dr Say Yee How

Association of fatty acid translocase CD36 common gene variants with fat taste perception and preference, serum lipid profile and obesity.

53,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

52

Dr Sia Bee Chuan

Disaster Risk Reduction/Management (DRR/M) for SME

5,480.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

53

Dr Siah Poh Chua

Perception and intention of using electronic cigarette among adolescents

27,806.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

54

Mr Sun Teik Heng @ San Teik Heng

The Modelling of the Relationship Between The Essential Attributes and Malaysian Qualification Agencies (MQA) Eight Domains of Learning Outcomes.

4,380.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

55

Ms Tan Swee Mee

Willingness to Communicate in English and Motivation Level among Chinese Secondary Students in Malaysia

8,830.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

56

Mr Tang Chong Ming

Multi-processor System-on-Chip Hardware and Software Modeling, Co-Design and Co-Verification

24,500.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

57

Mr Tang Chong Ming

Network-on-Chip Communication Architecture Design, Analysis, Optimization and Evaluation in a Multi-processor System-on-Chip – Part II

26,500.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

58

Dr Te Kian Kiong

China-ASEAN Medicinal Plants Database(Cooperation Project) 中国-东盟药用植物数据库

6,800.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

59

Dr Tee Boon Chuan

Confucian Religion from the Perspective of World Religions

24,880.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

60

Dr Teh Peh Chiong

Broadband supercontinuum light source for water quality characterisations and monitoring

68,500.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

61

Mr Teo Aik Chuan

Continuance Acceptance of M-Advertising in Malaysia

3,180.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

62

Dr Thaw Zin

The effect of Cratoxylum cochinchinense Lour (CC) on global mRNA gene expression in HepG2 liver cancer cells

60,360.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

63

Mr Thurai Murugan a/l Nathan

Does the world energy prices and financial factors have impact on the energy incentive agricultural commodities in Malaysia?

900.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

64

Ms Tiong Kui Ming

The Competitive Advantage of Malaysia as the Destination of Equity and Non-Equity Modes Activities

1,590.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

65

Mr Tou Jing Yi

Video Forensics and Anti Forensics on Variable-sized Blocks for Video Compressions

4,800.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

66

Dr Tse Yau Hau

Developing a Pronunciation Remedial Kit for UTAR Students

24,000.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

67

Pn Wirawani binti Kamarulzaman

Drawings as a communication tool: what children with cancer can tell us?

9,110.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

68

Dr Wong Kee Luen

The relationship between Leadership, Work Values Ethic and Workplace Innovation: A comparative study across 7 nations

7,600.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

69

Mr Wong Kin Tat

The Role of Individual Differences in Attitudes and Motivation in the Learning of English as a Second Language

4,877.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

70

Dr Wong Wey Lim

Assessment of parasitic infections in fish aquaculture system

55,600.00

1 March 2014-28 February 2015

71

Ms Woo Li Fong

The Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on Prevention Aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Amongst University Students In Klang Valley

3,580.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

72

Mr Woon Kai Siong

Fiber Reinforce Lightweight Foamed Concrete

29,064.00

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

73

Mr Yap Wun She

Design and Implementation of Multi-Factor Authentication Method

3,600.00

1 January 2014-31 December 2014

74

Dr Yogeswaran a/l Mohan

Multi-agent 3-Dimensional SLAM using Swarm Intelligence

45,034.81

1 February 2014-31 January 2015

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