UTARRF Receipients for Year 2016 Cycle 2


No.
Principal Investigator
Project Title
Amount Awarded (RM)
Project Duration
1 Dr. Hum Yan Chai The design and development of a fully automated MR Image cartilage detection and segmentation framework.  30,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
2 Prof. Chong Kok Keong Top-up fund to AAIBE project on dense-array concentrator photovoltaic system for infrastructure in Kampar campus. 50,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
3 Dr. Chong Zan Kai Improving Energy Efficiency of Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks with Locally Decodable Code 33,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
4 Mr. Chua Kein Huat Optimization of photovoltaic and energy storage systems for microgrid to achieve the minimum cost of electricity 60,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
5 Dr. Denis Wong Chee Keong   Code- and Lattice-based signature scheme over extra special p-group 30,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
6 Dr. Gobi Vetharatnam Modelling an electrically small corner reflector antenna using the method-of-images. 30,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
7 Dr. Huang Yuk Feng Improving the Performance of Streamflow Forecasting Models using Different Data-Preprocessing Techniques: A Case Study in Dungun River Basin, Terengganu 35,940.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
8 Dr. Leong Loong Kong Development of Coconut Shell Activated Carbon Supported Dual Function Catalysts for Carbon Capture and Utilisation 52,400.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
9 Dr. Lim Eng Hock Compact Slot-loaded Folded-patch Tag Antennas for Metal Objects 30,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
10 Dr. Lim Jee Hock Experimental and numerical study on the effect of heel plate length and thickness on the structural integrity of cold-formed steel roof trusses 51,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
11 Mr. Ling Lloyd THE DEVELOPMENT OF REGION SPECIFIC URBAN RAINFALL-RUNOFF PREDICTION MODEL  42,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
12 Dr. Ng Chai Yan Iron Oxide Nanostructures prepared by Low Temperature Hydrothermal Method for Photoelectrochemical and Wastewater Treatment 48,750.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
13 Dr. Ng Lik Yin Systematic Decision Making Methodology for Chemical Product Design in Integrated Biorefineries 43,339.40 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
14 Dr. Ng Oon-Ee RUBBER LEAF SIZE AND CHLOROPHYLL CONTENT MONITORING 37,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
15 Dr. Ong Ying Hui An enzyme driven supplemental carbon source for biological nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment 57,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
16 Dr. Pua Chang Hong Optical based water pipeline leakage monitoring system 71,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
17 Dr. Shee Yu Gang Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis (BOTDA) for Structural Health Monitoring 68,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
18 Dr. Sujan Chowdhury Development of Graphene based polymer nanocomposite for advanced food packaging 62,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
19 Dr. Tee Yee Kai Audio recovery via subtle vibrations in the video: a feasibility study of “visual” microphone 44,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
20 Dr. Tham Mau Luen  Energy-Efficient Optimization for Multiuser Video Transmission over Wireless Networks 40,200.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
21 Dr. Wong Jian Hui Interactive coordination of energy storage systems on low-voltage for maximum penetration of renewable energy 45,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
22 Dr. Wong Kam Huei Adsorption-photocatalysis accelerate degradation of palm oil mill effluent (POME) using TiO2 supported on biomass waste-derived activated carbon 47,330.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
23 Dr. Wong Kuan Wai Statistical Tests on Chaotic Based Image Encryption Revisited 300.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
24 Prof. Akihiko Nakayama Development of numerical method of tracking and managing floating objects in rivers and channels 540.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
25 Dr. Gobi a/l Kanadasan Dynamics of polyhydroxyalkanoate composition with microbubble aeration 49,900.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
26 Dr. Kwan Wai Hoe Enhancing Performance of Rice Husk Ash as Supplementary Cementitous Material using Acid Leaching Treatment  43,350.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
27 Dr. Leong Kah Hon Modification of Perovskite Oxide to Synergise Visible Light Utilisation for Enhanced Solar Driven Photocatalysis 66,090.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
28 Dr. Mohammed JK Bashir A new Hybrid Membrane Incorporated with Biochar Submerged in Anaerobic Reactor  for  Sanitary Landfill leachate Treatment 60,600.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
29 Dr. Sin Jin Chung Design and synthesis of magnetic α-Fe2O3 based nanocomposite photocatalysts for recyclable solar photocatalysis applications in wastewater treatment 59,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
30 Dr. Teh Peh Chiong Compact LiDAR module for 3D scanning and mapping 60,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
31 Dr. Toh Pey Yi Flocculation and Sedimentation of Microalgae: Fundamental Study and Development 55,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
32 Dr. Yeap Kim Ho Development of an Implantable Antenna for Biomedical Telemetry 46,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
33 Dr. Yeoh Wei Ming Surface Modification of Carbon Nanotubes Through Functionalization Process 59,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
34 Dr. Lim Boon Hoe Enhancement of carbon dioxide capture through genetic engineering in Escherichia coli 63,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
35 Dr. Chang Ying Ping Guava Waste Valorization Through Chemical Treatments 55,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
36 Dr. Chew Choy Hoong Effect of lauric acid on pro-inflammatory cytokines secretion and macrophage polarization in insulin resistance THP-1 macrophages 52,600.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
37 Dr. Goh Wei Lim Diet analysis and foraging behaviour of the house-farm swiftlets (Apodidae, Collocalinii) in Malaysia 54,205.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
38 Dr. Ong Mei Kying  Studies of sialic acids and nutritional composition of slimes from Malaysian gastropods  54,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
39 Mr. Prashanth Beleya Transforming human resource management towards primary role in enhancing supply chain management organization performance 5,602.40 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
40 Dr. Cheah Phaik Kin Conceptualizing Teaching Excellence in Higher Education in the 21st Century 36,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
41 Dr. Lee Lai Meng Determinants of student loyalty in the Malaysian Private Higher education industry 5,962.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
42 Mr. S Maartandan A/L Suppiah Exploring Tun Mahathir's Leadership Communication: Indian Community Responses To Tun Mahathir's Islamic Policies 4,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
43 Mr. Yap Chin Choo A study comparing psychosocial components, health literacy and demographic variations amongst Type 2 diabetics via HbA1c results 44,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
44 Ms. Wan Irma Sabrina Idris Design And Evaluation Of M-Kids Mobile Apps For Islamic Pre-School 3,750.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
45 Ms. Wirawani Kamarulzaman Generation alpha: Are they ready for schools? 4,400.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
46 Mr. Lee Wai Kong Cryptographic Engine for IoT Application: Design, Implementation and Integration with IoT Processor 40,700.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
47 Dr. Vasaki a/p Ponnusamy User Behavior Based Mobiile Cloud Authentication System  31,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
48 Dr. Chong Yee Lee  Towards an understanding on the determinants of renewable electricity consumption in Malaysia 6,216.35 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
49 Ms. Erica Chua Ning Jia Entrepreneurial Orientation : A study on Malaysia's family owned firms 1,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
50 Mr. Garry Tan Wei Han  Mobile Social Media Advertising in Tourism: A New Form of Marketing Channel?   3,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
51 Ms. Juliana binti Abu Bakar Demographics, Economics and Psychographics Determinants of Life Insurance Consumption among School Teachers in Kampar, Perak 4,425.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
52 Dr. Sofiah Kadar Khan The Effect of Emotional Exhaustion and Work Life balance on Organization Citizenship Behaviour: The Mediating Role of Occupational Commitment Among Academics in Private Universities 31,300.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
53 Mr. Tee Chee Wee A Local Case Study on Mr. D.I.Y. 4,300.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
54 Ms. Tai Lit Cheng Organic Agriculture and Marketing Perspectives for Zenxin Organic Food Company: A Case Study 9,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
55 Dr. Teddy Lian Kok Fei A Study of Malaysia’s Human Capital Management (HCM) Roles, Competencies and Practices in Selected Organizations in the Manufacturing Sector 1,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
56 Prof. Boo Nem Yun  Effectiveness of the Bilistick Point-of-Care System to shorten waiting time to phototherapy for neonates presenting with hyperbilirubinemia at hospital emergency departments and neonatal nurseries 29,500.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
57 Prof. Choo Kong Bung Role of miRNAs in regulating the EMT/MET processes in colorectal cancer-derived induced pluripotent cancer cells (CRC-iPCs) 43,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
58 Prof. Ngeow Yun Fong Antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Mycobacterium abscessus 50,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
59 Prof. Ngeow Yun Fong Rapid identification, drug  resistance detection and genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis  72,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
60 Dr. Lee Bee Sun The Predictive Value Of New Prognostic Markers And Impact Of Comorbidities On The Outcome Of Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia In A Malaysian Referral Centre 16,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
61 Ms. Liew Siew Fun Sleep Disorders among Older Person in Long Term Care Facilities within Klang Valley   15,600.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
62 Prof. Lim Yang Mooi Immuno-modulatory effect of house-cultivated edible bird’s nest 35,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
63 Prof. Lim Yang Mooi Identification of Key Metabolites in House-cultivated Edible Bird’s Nest Derived from 13 States of Malaysia 30,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
64 Ms. Choo Peak Yean Urinary Incontinence in the elderly from long term care homes within the Klang Valley: A study of the prevalence, types, risk factors and the perception towards quality of life. 10,300.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
65 Dr. Koh Chong Lek Isolation and characterization of Legionella bacteriophages from environmental water samples 72,600.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
66 Dr. Lee Soo Chee A Study of the Writing techniques, topographies and  literary turning trends of the 5 1980s’ born Malaysian Chinese Poets  3,000.00 20 December 2016 - 19 December 2017
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