UTARRF Receipients for Year 2014 Cycle 2


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

1

Aloysius Yapp Borneo Virtual Reality: A WALKTHROUGH  17,380.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

2

Amalina binti Ismail Motivation, Experiences, Problems: Mother-Teachers Pursuing Tertiary Education 3,440.30 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

3

Anita bt Morah Abas The Construction of Patriotic Discourse: A Preliminary Study on What Patriotism Means to Malaysian 4,800.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

4

Cheng Ming Yu The Development of Chinese Businesses in Malaysia: Cultural Adaptation, Challenges and Opportunities
7,660.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

5

Chong Kok Keong High Acceptance Angle Optical Fiber Based Solar Day-lighting System Using Non-Imaging Dish Concentrator  49,000.00 1 April 2015-31 March 2016

6

Christina Ong Sook Beng Readability and Academic Word List Analyses of MUET Reading Texts  3,125.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

7

Cui Yan A Study on Chinese Phonology based on Malay-Chinese (Dialects) Dictionaries in Singapore and
Malaysia from 19th Century
11,860.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

8

Cynthia Lau Pui-Shan Media Dependency of Online Special Interest Groups: Urban Mothers on Parenting Social Networking Sites 800.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

9

Deepali Sharma A/P Krishna Kumar Sharma  Association of gene polymorphisms and oxidative stress with bone mineral density in Malaysian postmenopausal women 26,500.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

10

Gan Seng Chiew Induction of Dermal Papilla Properties in Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Using 3D Culture 32,800.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

11

Gerard Sagaya Raj Foreign language reading strategy use and gender differences  24,350.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

12

Glory Nancy Viapude A study on social capital, developmental assets and risk behaviours among secondary school students 9,410.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

13

Goh Hock Guan Design and Simulation of Energy Harvesting Routing Algorithms for Multi-sink Wireless Sensor Networks Achieving Lifetime Extension and Reliability 24,500.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

14

Goh Yong Kheng A Study on Correlation of Multiple Financial Instruments in Instantaneous Volatility to Predict
Short-, Medium-, and Long-term Market Reversals
39,500.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

15

Gulnaziya Issabayeva Optimization of zinc removal from the rubber manufacturing industrial wastewater through adsorption onto palm shell
activated carbon
30,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

16

Iza Sharina Sallehuddin How Young Adults Form Group Identity Using #Hashtag in Facebook: A Preliminary Study on Malaysian Universities 5,900.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

17

Jun Hieng Kiat Development of “Green” Quantum-dot Sensitized Solar Cell 42,500.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

18

K Sivan a/l R Koran Teachers’ Perception on The Effects of Gadgets on Socio-emotional Development of Young Children in Klang valley 3660.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

19

Kong Sin Guan Functional genomic studies and repurposed drug discovery for breast cancer 26000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

20

Kumutham a/p Krishnan Social media addiction: A study on behavioral change of children towards family ties 6000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

21

Kwan Ban Hoe ECG denoising and compression using discrete orthogonal moments 29500.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

22

Kwan Wai Hoe Studies of reaction kinetics and durability properties of polymer modified cement under heat treatment 56060.00 1 March 2015-28 February 2016

23

Lai An Chow Offshore Hybrid Solar-Wave Mobile Electricity Generation System using Concentrated
Photovoltaic System and Damping Wave Energy Converter
62000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

24

Lau Kah Foo Niche Market : A study for the successful determinants of the niche market for the Miniature War Gaming Hobby Industry (Klang, Malaysia)  800.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

25

Lau Phooi Yee A Framework for V2V / V2I Technologies for Smart Car System 6500.00 1 April 2015-31 March 2016

26

Law Kian Aun The Influence of Sun Zi Art of War on Malaysian Chinese Corporate Leaders’ Managerial and Business Practices 5000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

27

Lee Heng Yew PAPR Reduction in Unipolar-OFDM Systems
500.00 1 April 2015-31 March 2016

28

Lee Mah Ngee Goal Orientations and its relationship to Happiness among Working Adults at their Workplace 27535.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

29

Lee Sheng Chyan Use of Long Period Fiber Grating for Heavy Metal Sensing Application 82000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

30

Leong Pooi Pooi Investigating the role of secreting proteins of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells for the maintenance of  human pluripotency stem cell culture  53000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

31

Lim Boon Han A Novel Non-destructive Auto Shut-off System using Low Power Position Sensor and Wireless Reactiveable
Device for the Application in Anti-theft Solar Photovoltaic Module without Embedded Power Source
43500.00 1 April 2015-31 March 2016

32

Lim Khiew Loon Effective Depreciation Model for Automobiles in Malaysia 1600.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

33

Lim Yang Mooi Validation of the Differentially Expressed Genes and Proteins in Mesenchymal Stem Cells Induced by Edible Bird Nest 40000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

34

Loh Siu Hong Development of Low-noise Optical Beam Deflection method in Atomic Force Microscopy 84000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

35

Low Sew Kim Psychological Distress and Help Seeking Behaviours of  Malaysian Youths in Private Tertiary  Institutions 7740.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

36

Manmeet Kaur a/p Senthok Singh Students’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Multimedia Computer-Based Instruction in the Learning of English Syntax 700.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

37

Mathialagan Muniyadi Development and Characterization of Multi-Functional Epoxy/Bentonite Porous Particles through Water/Oil Homogenization Method 39140.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

38

Nadya Supian Poetree: Emerging language learning identities through poetry-writing 1520.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

39

Neo Kian Eang Influence of Dicationic Gemini/Conventional Surfactants on Ninhydrin-Amino Acids/Peptides and their Metal Complexes Reaction  74000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

40

Ng Yen Hong Assessing the Relationship Between Corporate Governance, Sustainability Disclosure and Financial Performance 1,000.00 1 April 2015-31 March 2016

41

Nor Azlili Hassan Social media usage and outcomes among University students 6,320.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

42

Norazilah Buhari Perpaduan Dalam Karya Sastera Melayu oleh Penulis-Penulis Bukan Melayu sebagai Mekanisme Perpaduan 1,980.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

43

Ong Hooi Tin Attenuated oncolytic measles virus as cancer therapeutic in chemo- and radio-resistant human nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells 79,800.00 1 March 2015-28 February 2016

44

Ooi Boon Yaik Dynamic Resource Over-provisioning with Minimal SLA Violation using Discovered Usage Patterns 33,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

45

Peter a/l Yacob Towards Sustainable Green Practices: Evidence in Malaysian Manufacturing SMEs 600.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

46

Pua Chang Hong Evaluation of the fibre laser dynamic behaviour under external modulation of vibration/acoustic waves for large area sensing 104,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

47

Say Yee How Investigation of the role of cellular prion protein in brain astrocyte glucose metabolism pathways  74,000.00 1 April 2015-31 March 2016

48

Sit Nam Weng Fresh bamboo shoots of Malaysia: An insight into their nutritional values and antimicrobial activities 47,100.00 1 March 2015-28 February 2016

49

Tan Kok Hong Edible bird nest in West Malaysia: Toward Quality downstream processing and cleaning model 10,695.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

50

Tan Kok Tat Production of biodiesel via catalyst-free superheated reaction with non-edible oils 41,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

51

Tan Shu Min Preparation and characterization of polymer composites of maleated sago starch and poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) 55000.00 1 March 2015-28 February 2016

52

Tan Soon Aun Multi-ethnic differences in filial behavior among adolescents in Malaysia 6790.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

53

Tan Swee Kiow The impact of tax system factors and quality of tax service upon the compliance behavior of individual taxpayers in Malaysia 3100.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

54

Tang Chong Ming RF Transceiver SoC for Internet of Things 44000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

55

Teoh Wei Lin Optimal design of the run sum X chart based on median run length 29000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

56

Thaw Zin Validation of the differentially expressed genes and proteins in HepG2 induced by Cratoxylum Cochinchinense Lour (CCL) 30000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

57

Thurai Murugan Nathan Relationship between the Bio-ethanol Production and Agricultural Commodity Prices: The case of Thailand 2000.00 1 January 2015-31 December 2016

58

Tse Yau Hau The Promotion of Autonomous English Language Learning for UTAR Students 24,100.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

59

Wirawahida binti Kamarulzaman Affect of personality on learning styles 8160.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

60

Wirawani binti Kamarulzaman School-based assessment and the promotion of critical thinking skills 4360.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

61

Wong Hann Ling Identification of the positive regulators of OsRac4, a disease susceptibility factor in rice 92000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

62

Wong Su Cheong A Research To Re-Examine And Analyze Current Malaysian Graphic Design Curriculum
That Affect Students’ Learning Methodology
3300.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

63

Yamuna Munusamy Development of Graphene Oxide Membrane for Desalination 55,200.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

64

Yap Sook Fan Targeted Screening of Bio-Active Compounds using a Multi-Purpose Cervical Cancer Cell-Based System 85,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

65

Yap Sook Fan Investigation of HPV-induced susceptibility to chemotherapeutic agents using the primary cervical cell model 63,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

66

Yuen Hawk Leong Phage display selection and rational modification of novel antibacterial peptides against pathogenic bacteria 38,600.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016

67

Zafarullah Nizamani Structural reliability of Jacket Platform using SORM and Monte Carlo importance sampling 26,000.00 1 February 2015 - 31 January 2016
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