UTARRF Receipients for Year 2017 Cycle 1


No Principal Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded (RM) Project Duration
1Mr. Tang Chong MingExtreme low power encryption decryption unit for IoT 60,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018 (New Date: 1 Oct 2017 - 30 Sep 2018)
2Dr. Guo Xin XinDevelopment of Biosorbent from Rubber Leaf for Treatment of Cesium, Strontium and Cobalt in Simulated Wastewater 56,200.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
3Dr. Joshua A/L Jaya Prakash A Production Impediment Mitigation (PIM) dynamic visual management display for resolving long-term production predicaments 4,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
4Dr. Khor Soo CheenAn investigation of labour competency for heritage conservation in Malaysia 34,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
5Dr. Lam Sze MunDevelopment of Z-schematic photocatalysis system for efficient visible light degradation of palm oil mill effluent 45,800.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
6Dr. Lo Po KimUltrasonic Assisted Transesterification of Crude Glycerol to Glycerol Carbonate 37,520.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
7Prof. Dr. Ong Kok SengFlow visualization study of straight and C-shape thermosyphons for cooling applications 48,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
8Dr. Ong Yit ThaiSynthesis of aligned carbon nanotubes based polymeric nanocomposite membrane 49,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
9Dr. Sim Lan ChingSustainable Synthesis of Carbon Quantum Dots from Agricultural Biomass with Amplified Photoluminescence 54,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
10Dr. Soh Chit SiangEfficient Implementation of Floating Point Arithmetic Unit 30,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
11Dr. Sumathi a/p SethupathiH2S removal using calcium derived from waste eggshell 51,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
12Dr. Lam Weng HoeAn Empirical Study on the Supplier Selection Preference with AHP-TOPSIS Approach 32,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
13Dr. Lim Chan KiangMicrowave-Assisted Synthesis, Inhibitory Activities and Structure-Activity Relationship Study of 4-Phenylcoumarin Derivatives as Inhibitors of Growth of Human Nasopharyngeal Cancer Cell Lines 49,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
14Dr. Phuah Eng TongEnzymatic Extraction of Virgin Coconut Oil in the Packed Bed Reactor 45,500.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
15Ms. Kokila a/p Thiagarajah Effect of Alpha-S1-Casein Tryptic Hydrolysate and L-Theanine on Insomnia 28,500.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
16Dr. Kwong Phek JinPotential of agarophyte Gracilaria changii extract in ameliorating infertility due to oxidative stress induced by bis-phenol A on murine model. 45,300.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
17Dr. Loh Pek ChinVirulence of Pantoea isolates from the rice field of Sekinchan and isolation of their bacteriophages as biocontrol agents 66,000.00 1 Nov 2017 - 31 October 2018
18Mr. Pong Kok ShiongPreditors of pro-environmental behaviours among archaeoligcal tourists: a case study at Bujang Valley and Lenggong Valley World Heritage Site 3,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
19Dr. Siah Poh ChuaDoes social network sites (SMN) improve quality of life (QoL) among Malaysian elderly? Examining the predictors of intention to use SMN. 37,400.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
20Mr. Aamir AminA study on social media utilization for improvement in business performance and crisis management 32,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
21Ms. Lai Siew ChengA Study on Recognizing Human Action in a Multi-View Controlled Environment Using Depth Map 2,320.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
22Dr. Lim Seng CheeDeterminants of e-Commerce continuance intention among SMEs in West Malaysia : A Partial Least Squares Method 34,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
23Dr. Rehan AkbarUsability Enhancement Model for Multifaceted Unstructured Big Data 40,800.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
24Mr. Wong Chee SiangVehicle Routing Algorithms for Goods Delivery for Urban Farming 7,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
25Dr. Au Yong Hui NeeCompliance with Safety Practices among Medical Professionals: Exploring The Link between Organizational Safety Climate, and Safe Work Practices towards a Quality Healthcare and Patient Safety 33,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
26Ms. Lee Ah SuatThe effects of corporate environmental sustainability on firm performance among manufacturing firms in Malaysia: A study on the role of environmental capabilities. 5,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
27Mr. Mohamad Fared bin Mohamad MakmorLeadership and management commitment towards logistics performance improvement in Malaysia with the adoption of green logistics as the moderating variable. 6,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
28Dr. Peter a/l YacobIndustrie 4.0: Lesson from Multinational Manufacturers to Manufacturing SMEs in Malaysia 4,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
29Dr. Chee Pei SongWireless control of ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuators using magnetic resonant frequency for biomedical tools application 61,500.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
30Dr. Chew Kuew WaiDevelopment of A Real Time Monitoring System for An Electric Vehicle 32,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
31Dr. Chia Fah ChoyInternational Comparisons of Construction Productivity 39,928.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
32Ir. Chong Kok ChungFabrication of metal organic framework (MOF) mixed matrix membrane in adsorption of carbon dioxide in indoor environment 26,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
33Dr. Goh Yong KhengMarket volatility modeling via augmented Lagrangian method 45,600.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
34Dr. Khoo Hooi LingImpact Analysis of Toll Incentive for Departure Time Choice Shift Using Simulation Approach 31,500.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
35Dr. Lee Kim YeeCharacterization and Modelling of Curvature Sensor for Microwave Measurements 44,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
36Dr. Lee Min LeeFactors Affecting Dynamic Behaviours of Tropical Residual Soils 42,400.00 1 Nov 2017 - 31 October 2018
37Dr. Lee Poh FoongScreening the Toxicity of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles in Nutritional Supplement Microalgae Hematococcus pluvialis 39,600.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
38Mr. Lee Sze ShinA study on the effect of mini-channels on seawater desalination performance using direct contact membrane distillation 38,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
39Dr. Lee Zhi HuaThermal Behaviors And Catalytic Properties Study Of First Row Transition Metal Oxides Towards Carbonation Of Alkaline Earth Metal Oxides 43,886.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
40Dr. Lim Boon HanPerformance Improvement of Solar Photovoltaic System in Tropics via Temperature Reduction Measures 61,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
41Mr. Lin Horng ShengIn-Situ Structural Health Monitoring Based on Mach-Zehnder Interferometer Fiber Sensor 47,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
42Dr. Md Zobaer HasanAnalyzing Malaysian Stock Market Performance with Stochastic Frontier Analysis 35,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
43Dr. Ng Law YongCellulosic membrane fabrication using agricultural waste from palm oil industry: empty fruit bunches 57,600.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
44Dr. Ng Yee SernInvestigations on the performance of supported liquid membrane using green materials and strip dispersion configuration in the removal of heavy metals from water 50,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
45Prof. Dr. Rajkumar a/l DurairajStudy of Influence in melting and mechanical properties of ZrO2 and Mo Nanoparticles Added Low Temperature Sn-Bi Solder Alloy 19,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
46Dr. Wong Chee WoonDesign and Development of Ultra-High Concentrator Photovoltaic System using Small-Scale Two-Stage Non-Imaging Solar Concentrator 40,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
47Dr. Steven LimApplication of Organosolv Pretreatment to Degraded Empty Fruit Bunch for Optimum Sugar based Substrate Recovery 63,500.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
48Mr. Aloysius YappHeritage Preservation by VR CGI Walkthrough for Malay Traditional House in Kampung Kudei .Sarawak 11,980.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
49Ms. Janet a/p A.M.FernandezLanguage Mastery of Refugee Children in Malaysia Despite Adverse Circumstances 1,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
50Dr. Silllalee a/l S KandasamyThe influence of Chinese culture among Malaysian Indians; Figurines, Symbols and belief. 2,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
51Dr. Siew Pei HwaThe Implementation of Constructivist Approach in Learning A Multimedia Course among Non-IT Students in the Tertiary Context 3,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
52Dr. Aye Aye KhinThe Dynamics of the Natural Rubber Production, Consumption and Price Competitiveness in Selected ASEAN Countries and World Market 40,800.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
53Dr. Ooi Chee Keong"The impact of International Financial Reporting Standards on accounting quality in Malaysia 4,600.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
54Dr. Fong Lai YenAsiatic acid improves endothelial barrier function via inhibition of VCAM-1 and oxidative stress 63,000.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
55Ms. Teh Siew HoonA preliminary research about the effectiveness of PBL teaching method in Chinese Medicine education. 1,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
56Prof. Dr. Ngeow Yun FongRapid identification, drug resistance detection and genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis 101,500.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
57Dr. Ong Hooi TinSelected ABC transporter proteins in the maintenance of chemoresistance and cancer stem cell-like properties in spheroid-cultured colorectal cancer. 75,600.00 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
58Prof. Dr. Lim Yang MooiMalaysian Medicinal Plants Identification: Illustration and Metabolic Fingerprinting (Part II) 62,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
59Prof. Dr. Lim Yang Mooi The Neuroprotective Effects of Edible Bird's Nest on Oxidative Stress-Mediated Damage in Neuronal SH-SY5Y Cells 26,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
60Prof. Dr. Wang XinghuaA multiplexed gene expression study on nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with Xiao Xian Xiong Decoction 45,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
61Dr. Tan Ai BoayThe distribution pattern of the Chinese temples in Perak before World War Two 32,000.00 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2018
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