UTARRF Receipients for Year 2015 Cycle 2


No.
Principal Investigator
Project Title
Amount Awarded (RM)
Project Duration
1 Dr Alan Ong Han Kiat miRNA profiling of the spheroid-enriched cancer stem cells subpopulations  via next generation transcriptome sequencing  58,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
2 Mr Aloysius Yapp Borneo Virtual Reality: A WALKTHROUGH level 3 VR Showcase  18,675.00 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016
3 Prof Andy Tan Multi-step ahead prediction of machine/engine remnant life 93,805.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
4 Dr Ashkan Shobeiri An Appreciation of the Absurd: Albert Camus and Samuel Beckett  1,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
5 Dr Avik De Applications of Semi-Riemannian Geometry in Supergravity 30,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
6 Dr Cheah Phaik Kin  Punishment and Intervention: The experience of drug offenders in Bentong Prison, Pahang 8,760.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
7 Cheah Phaik Kin  Motivations of Police Volunteer Reserve (PVR) in Perak, Malaysia  35,360.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
8 Dr Chee Pei Song Development of microfluidic stretchable radio-frequency (RF) sensing device for drug delivery application 75,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
9 Dr Chen Huey Voon Constructions of total labelling of m triangles 2,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
10 Dr Cheng Wai Khuen Urban Big Data Analytics for a Smarter Campus 37,560.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
11 Mr Chew Chun Yong Asymptotic Properties of Mathieu Functions and Its Applications in Electromagnetic Scattering 900.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
12 Mr David Ng Ching Yat A survey on the compliance level of the 'Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance 2012' among public listed companies in Malaysia: Views from Company Secretaries. 22,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
13 Dr Ezra Morris Investigation into the Performance of PLC-MAC Protocols in the Presence of Alpha-Stable Noise 30,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
14 Dr Foo Lee Hoon The Impact of gentrification on the city marketing of George Town, Penang. 12,860.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
15 Ms Foo Pik Yin Investigating the impact/ contribution of GSCM and SSM practices on Sustainability Performance among ISO14001-certified manufacturing firms in Malaysia 2,300.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
16 Mr Foong Soon Seng Exploring Madness in its Place: An Ecofeminist Reading of Selected Women’s Writings 700.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
17 Dr Goh Hock Guan Processor Soft-Core Design on FPGA for Field Deployment Internet of Things (IoT) Application 38,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
18 Dr Goh Yong Kheng A study on volatility-volume interactions on multiple financial instruments 44,600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
19 Mr Hew Jun Jie Continuance intention to purchase smartphones: A study on gender differences among Malaysians 3,150.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
20 Ms Joanna Tan Tjin Ai Factors Behind Speaking Anxiety During English Language Lessons and Coping Strategies Among Lower Secondary School Students 3,800.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
21 Dr Lai Soon Onn A Study on Adaption of Local Authorities to Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 5,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
22 Ms Lan Yen Min Malaysian Medicinal Plants Identification: Illustration and Metabolic Fingerprinting 75,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
23 Mr Lau Lee Chung Separation of carbon dioxide from biogas using pressure swing adsorption  51,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
24 Dr Lau See Hung Development of soft-computing based optimization approach with an application in high strength concrete (HSC) 32,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
25 Dr Lee Hwang Sheng Hydrometallurgical Extraction of Zinc from Steel-making Electric Arc Furnace Dust Waste 55,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
26 Dr Lee Tin Sin Utilization of the devulcanized natural rubber as the green impact modifier for polypropylene undergo electron beam irradiation for automotive applications 36,265.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
27 Ms Lee Wan Ying   Attitude towards deafness and deaf people among Malaysian secondary school students  7,100.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
28 Ms Lim Shiang Shiang  Framing and Ideological Bias: A Comparative Analysis of Newspaper Coverage on the Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 5,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
29 Dr Lim Siong Kang Strength Performance of Lightweight Foamed Concrete with Industrial Steel Slag as Aggregate 54,820.00 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016
30 Prof Lim Yang Mooi The Protective Effect of Edible Bird’s Nest on LRRK 2 (G2385R) Variant-Induced Susceptibility to Apoptosis and Oxidative Stress in Parkinsonian Neurodegenerative Cell Model 35,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
31 Mr Lim Yeong Yeong Klang Valley Urban Refugees and Asylum Seekers Gender-based Violence Victimization: Perception and Intervention 5,660.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
32 Dr Lisa Ong Gaik Ai Schizophyllan production using agrowaste as carbon source in solid state fermentation 62,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
33 Dr Loo Keat Wei An Integrative Network Analysis of DNA methylation data for Ischemic Stroke  43,580.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
34 Dr Mobashar Rehman A Comprehensive Study on Implementation of Knowledge Sharing in Small and Medium Enterprises 33,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
35 Dr Neo Kian Eang Micellar, salts, organic solvents 
effects on the reaction of biomolecules with different additives
90,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
36 Dr Ng Choon Aun High strength wastewater treatment using anaerobic activated sludge and membrane technology 67,650.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
37 Dr Ngeow Yun Fong Antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Mycobacterium abscessus 84,600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
38 Dr Olanrewaju Ashola AbdulLateef Scheme to deliver sustainable housing in Malaysia 30,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
39 Prof Ong Kok Seng Thermal performance study of a radial heat sink: An efficient cooling technique for multichip LED modules 64,065.20 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
40 Dr Ooi Zhong Xian Preparation and characterization of polymer film based on polyvinyl alcohol and ash derived from oil palm waste 53,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
41 Ms Pang Sook Theng Study of characteristic of Malaysia’s stock market data 2,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
42 Dr Pauline Leong Pooi Yin Towards a Framework for Identifying Online Hate Speech and its Diffusion in Malaysia 10,040.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
43 Mr Phua Yeong Nan Wideband Vivaldi Reflectarrays 50,800.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
44 Dr Priscilla Moses MODELLING TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE: MAXIMISE THE USE OF ICT FOR SELF-PACED LEARNING AMONG UTAR STUDENTS 33,700.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
45 Mr Raphael Thoo Yi Xian Nation building through literature: A case study of the Malaysian secondary school literature components 2,180.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
46 Dr Robithoh Annur  Partial Frame Observation for Aloha Based RFID Anti-collision Algorithms 2,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
47 Ms Sarvarubini 
a/p 
Nainee
The role of life satisfaction, meaning of life, religiosity and spirituality on death anxiety.
8,340.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
48 Dr Shwe Sin Detection of common deletional and non-deletional alpha thalassemia variants in severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia of the main ethnic groups in a Malaysian Tertiary Hospital 70,400.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
49 Dr Siah Poh Chua The Influence of Cultural Values on the Attitudes of Malaysian Chinese Adolescents towards the Elderly  34,400.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
50 Dr Sim Kooi Mow SYNTHESIS AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF 1, 2, 4-TRIAZOLO [3, 4-b]-1, 3, 4-THIADIAZINES 59,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
51 Dr Sim Lan Ching  Engineering nanostructured graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) based assemblies for solar induced water remediation 70,045.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
52 Dr Sim Yoke Leng Optimization of Lipids Yield of Freshwater Microalgae via Leachate Treatment 59,200.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
53 Dr Suliman Mohamed Ahmed Gaber A COHERENT FRAMEWORK FOR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT IN MOBILE CLOUD COMPUTING  32,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
54 Dr Tan Kok Weng Development of Climate Change Decision Support System for Cameron Highlands using Drivers, Pressure, State, Impact and Response (DPSIR) Framework 35,280.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
55 Dr Tee Chong Siang Application to purchase common instruments required to improve the research facilities in Faculty of science 48,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
56 Mr Teoh Shen Khang A Multi-camera Crowd Counting Algorithm using Computer Vision Techniques 4,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
57 Dr Tey Jing Yuen Development of Low Cost Multipurpose 3D Printer Using Fused Deposition Modeling Method 31,600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
58 Dr Toh Pek Lan First principles Density Functional Theory investigation of the geometrical parameters, electronic structures, and dynamics on organic compounds 63,903.40 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
59 Dr Tse Siu Hong Savio A Study of Heterogeneity of Distributed Servers for Online Bicriteria Load Balancing 32,099.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
60 Mr William Hoi Wei Yuan A Comparison Study on the Coping Strategies and Psychological Health of Secondary School Students with Different Levels of Autism Spectrum Quotient. 4,059.20 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
61 Dr Wong Chin Yoong Establishing Welfare-Maximising Policies and Effective Regional Cooperation for a Green Malaysia 32,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
62 Mr Wong Hong Mun Investigation on the Effect of Piston Timing and Movement on the Performance of Kinematic Stirling Cycle Engine through the Use of a Cam Drive Mechanism 30,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
63 Mr Wong Kin Tat The Effect of Conceptualisable Agents on Passivisation Unaccusative Errors by Chinese ESL Learners 3,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
64 Dr Yap Lee Ken Block Hybrid Backward Differentiation Formula for Third Order Differential Equations 1,000.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
65 Dr Yeo Heng Giap Ivan A general production-repair inventory model with time varying-demand, shortages, and deterioration 600.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
66 Dr Yeoh Keat Hoe Monte Carlo 
Simulation of 
Carrier Transport 
in Silicene
38,500.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
67 Dr Yeong Wai Chung Enhancing the Performance of Control Charts Monitoring the Multivariate Coefficient of Variation through Adaptive Schemes 41,460.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
68 Dr Yew Ming Chian Evaluating the performance of solvent-based intumescent coating using nano eggshell bio-filler 58,200.00 1 February 2016 - 31st January 2017
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