International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name
Ir. Dr. Chuah Joon Huang
Designation
Head of VIP Research Group
Qualification
PhD (2012) University of Cambridge
MPhill (2008) University of Cambridge
MEng (2001) National University of Singapore
BEng (1999) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Organization
 Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya
Email
jhchuah@um.edu.my
Tel No.
  603-79676863
Fax No.
  603-79675316
URL https://umexpert.um.edu.my/jhchuah.html
https://scholar.google.com.my/citations?user=wDRb8-kAAAAJ&hl=en
https://www.researcherid.com/rid/F-9990-2010
UTAR Contact Person Dr Tan Hung Khoon


Employment
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Intel
  • Freescale Semconductor
  • University of Malaya
Teaching & Administration
  • Liason Officer with Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Head of Programme - MEng (Mechatronics)
  • Coordinator for ABB JDF Scholarship
Teaching Interests
  • ADVANCED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, 2016/2017(2), 21, 21
  • CAPSTONE PROJECT, 2017/2018, 50, 4
  • MORAL AND ETHICS OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION, 2017/2018(1), 110, 28
  • DIGITAL SYSTEM, 2017/2018(1), 45, 42
  • MORAL AND ETHICS OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION, 2016/2017(1), 90, 28
  • MORAL AND ETHICS OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION, 2016/2017(2), 155, 28
  • CAPSTONE PROJECT, 2016/2017(1), 36, 4 DIGITAL SYSTEM, 2016/2017(1), 50, 42 EMBEDDED SYSTEM, 201512016(1), 2, 42
  • MORAL AND ETHICS OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION, 201512016(2), 94, 28
  • MORAL AND ETHICS OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION, 2015/2016(1), 139, 2B
  • DIGITAL SYSTEM, 2015/2016(1), 46, 42 DIGITAL SYSTEM, 2014/2015(1), 14, 42 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEM, 2014/2015(1), 2, 42
  • VLSI SYSTEM, 2014/2015(2), 3, 42 EMBEDDED SYSTEM, 2013/2014(1), 11, 42
  • INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEM, 2013/2014(1), 1, 42
  • VLSI SYSTEM, 2013/2014(2), 11, 42
  • SIGNAL AND SYSTEM, 201212013(2), 37, 42
Research Interests
  •  Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Logic (Convolutional Neural Networks)
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision (Medical Image Visualization and Processing)
  • Instrumentation and Control (Scanning Electron Microscopy)
  • lC Design (VLSI Design, CMOS Analog IC Design)
Funded Research Project
  • Connecting Visual Impairment Society With Big Data: An Image Captioning Approach, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant, (National)
  • QoS-Constraint Resource Allocation Algorithm Based on Lagrangian Relaxation for OFDMA Networks, Consultant, 2016 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Clustering and Analysing Big Data using newly developed Carpenter Ant Algorithm, Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Fundamental Study of Modelling and Minimization of the Effect of Noise for Secondary Electron Images Generated by Solid-state Detector, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2017, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Study and implementation of scientific computation using reconfigurable hardware., Consultant, 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Image Processing For Secondary Electron Images Generated By Cmos Photon Detector, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
Consultancy
  • Technical Consultant to Iconix Consulting, 2015-2015
  • Scientific Advisor to Genome Solutions, 2014-2014
Awards & Honours
  •  IEEE Sensors Journal - 25 Most Accessed Journal Paper (May 2016), IEEE, 2016, (international)
  • IEEE Sensors Journal - 25 Most Accessed Journal Paper (Jan 2016), IEEE, 2016, (International) Best Poster Award, Microscopy and Microanalysis 2011, 2011, (International)
  • Best Poster Award, 10th International Conference On Biomedical Engineering, 2000, (International)
  • Best Poster Award, 10th International Conference On Biomedical Engineering, 2000, (International)
Publications & Presentation
  • A.K. Moghaddam, J.H. Chuah, H. Ramiah, J. Ahmadian, P. Mak and R.P. Martins., 2016, A 73.9% Efficiency CMOS Rectifier Using a Lower DC Feeding (LDCF) Self-Body-Biasing Technique for Far-Field RF Energy-Harvesting Systems, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, DOI 10.1109/TCSI.2016.2623821 (ISI-Indexed)
  • H.Y. Khaw, F.C. Soon, J.H. Chuah, C.O. Chow, 2017, Image Noise Types Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Network with Principal Components Analysis, IET Image Processing, DOI 10.1049/iet-ipr.2017.0374 (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Awais, H. Ramiah, C.C. Lim and J.H. Chuah, 2017, A 0.079 mm2 2.1-to-4.2 GHz Ring-VCO Employing Programmable Current Topology, Microelectronics International, 35(2) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mohamad Zihin bin Mohd Zainal, Jeevan Kanesan, Graham Kendall, Joon Huang Chuah, Optimization of fed-batch fermentation processes using the Backtracking Search Algorithm. Expert Systems With Applications 91 (2018) 286-297 (ISI-Indexed)

 2016

  • K.Y. Wong, J.H. Chuah and C. Hope, 2016, Carbon Taxation in Malaysia: Insights from the Enhanced PAGE09 Integrated Assessment Model, Carbon Management, DOI 10.1080/17583004.2016.1237179 (151-Indexed)
  • T.H. Teo, A.J. Kulkarni, J. Kanesan, J.H. Chuah and A. Abraham, 2016, Ideology Algorithm: A Socio-inspired Optimization Methodology, Neural Computing and Applications, DOI 10.1007/s00521-016-2379-4 (ISI-Indexed)

2015

  • K.Y. Wong, J.H. Chuah and C. Hope, 2015, The Impact of Time Horizon on Integrated Climate Assessment Models, Clean Technology and Environmental Policy, vol. 17, pp. 2361-2374 (ISI-Indexed)
  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2015, Design of Low-Noise High-Gain CMOS Transimpedance Amplifier for Intelligent Sensing of Secondary Electrons, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 15(10), pp. 5997-6004. (ISI-Indexed)
  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2015, A Selector-combiner Circuit for Muiti-pixel CMOS Photon Detector, International Journal of Electronics, vol. 102(2). pp. 157-171. (1SI-Indexed)

 2014

  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2014, A Integrated Solid- state Solution for Secondary Electron Detection, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 79(2), pp. 395-411. (15I-Indexed)
  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2014, Design of fully- integrated Digitally-controlled CMOS Voltage Amplifier, International Journal of Electronics, vol. 101(12), pp. 1662-1670. (151-Indexed)

 2013

  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2013, Low-noise Transimpedance Amplifier for Pixelated CMOS Photon Detector in the Scanning Electron Microscope, IETE Journal of Research, vol. 59(3), pp. 226-230. (1SI-Indexed)
  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2013, Design of Low- noise CMOS Transimpedance Amplifier, Microelectronics International, vol. 30(3), pp. 115124. (151-Indexed)
  • J.H. Chuah and D.M. Holburn, 2013, A Novel Pixellated Solid-state Photon Detector for Enhancing the Everhart-Thornley Detector, Microscopy Research and Technique, vol. 76(6), pp. 648-652. (1SI-Indexed)

2011

  • J.H. Chuah and DN. Holburn, 2011, Design of Pixellated CMOS Photon Detector for Secondary Electron Detection in the Scanning Electron Microscope. Advances in OptoElectronics, vol. 2011, Article ID 648487. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Proceeding
  • J.H. Chuah, H.Y. Khaw, F.C. Soon and C.O. Chow, 2017, Detection of Gaussian Noise and Its Level using Deep Convolutional Neural Network, 2017 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON2017), pp. 2447-2450, 5-8 Nov 2017, Penang, Malaysia. (Non-ISIINon-SCOPUS)

 2016

  • Nasrinahar and J. H. Chuah, 2016, Effective Route Planning of a Mobile Robot for Static and Dynamic Obstacles with Fuzzy Logic, IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE2016), pp. 1-5, 25-27 Nov 2016, Penang, Malaysia. (151-Indexed)

 2015

  • F. C. Soon, H. Y. Khaw, and J. H. Chuah, 2015, Pattern Recognition of Vehicle Logo Using Tchebichef and Legendre Moment, 2015 IEEE SCOReD, pp. 88-92, 13-14 Dec 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (151-Indexed)
  • Fatin Nadzirah Abdul Rezak, Hafizullah Zain Mohtar, Mohamed Sofien Abu Talip, Anis Saiwa Mohd Khairuddin, Chuah Joon Huang, "FPGA Accelerator for Matrix Multiplication Engine", Proc. of AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference far Computer and Information Engineering 2015 (RCCIE 2015), pp. 53 -58, Oct 2015.

 2014

  • N.S. Aziruddin Ressang, J.H. Chuah, and M. S. Abu Talip, 2014, Image Processing for Secondary Electron Images Generated by a CMOS Detector. The 6th AUN/SEED- Net Regional Conference on Electrical Engineering 2014 (RCEE2014), 4-5 Mar 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • K. Moghaddam, J. H. Chuah, and H. Ramiah, 2014, Electrical Lumped Model for Implemented RF-MEMS Capacitive Switch an Semi-suspended Coplanar- waveguide, PIERS 2014, pp. 482-486,25-28 Aug 2014, Guangzhou, China.
Presenter
  • Detection of Gaussian Noise and Its Level using Deep Convolutional Neural Network, 2017 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON2017) , 2017-11-05 to 2017-11-08, IEEE, (International)
  • PLEANARYIKEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Design, Test and System Integration of a Multi-pixel CMOS Photon Detector, IEEE International Microwave, Electron Devices, Solid-state Circuit Symposium (IMESS) 2016, 2016-11-09 to 2016-11-10, IEEE ED/MTT/SSC Penang Chapter, (International)
  • ORAL
  • Image Processing for Secondary Electron Images Generated by a CMOS Detector, The 6th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Electrical Engineering 2014 (RCEE2014), 2014-03-04 to 2014-03-05, (International)
Professional Membership
  • Golden Key International Honour Society, Life Member, 1998(International)
  • The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEEE), Member,2007 (International)
  • The Oxford and Cambridge Society Malaysia, Life Member 2008 (National)
  • The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), member 2012 (International)
  • Engineering Council(UK) Chartered Engineer,2012 (International)
  • Board of Engineers, Malaysia, Professional Engineer 2012 (International)
  • Royal Microscopical Society, Member 2015 (International)
Professional Activities
  • Reviewer for IEEE PrimeAsia2017, Article in Proceeding , (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Applied Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Article In Journal , (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for Imaging Science Journal, Article In Journal , (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Article In Journal , (2017 - 2017)
  • External Examiner for Thesis entitled The Dependent of the Fermi Energy Level on Doping Concentration in Carbon Nanotube Field-effect Transistors - UniversIti Teknologi Malaysia, Thesis , (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for APS1PA ASC 2017, Article In Proceeding , (2017 - 2017)
  • Internal Examiner for Thesis entitled Seed Disperser Ant Algorithm for Optimization, Thesis , (2017 - 2018)
  • Reviewer for PE00O2017, Article In Proceeding , (2017 - 2017) Reviewer for Journal of Electronics, Article In Journal , (2017 - 2017) Reviewer for IEEE TENCON2017, Article In Proceeding , (2017 - 2017) Reviewer for CNTIA2017, Article In Proceeding , (2016 - 2016) Reviewer for IECBES2016, Article In Proceeding , (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Article In Journal , (2016 - 2016)
  • External Examiner for Mechatronic Engineering - First. City University College (FCUC), Programme , (2016 - 2019)
  • External Examiner for Electronic Engineering - First City University College (FCUC), Programme , (2016 - 2019)
  • Editorial Board Member for ASEAN Engineering Journal, Article In Journal , (2016) Reviewer for International Journal of Electronics, Article In Journal , (2016)
  • International Reviewer for Research Development Fund - Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University, Project , (2016)
  • Reviewer for PE00O2016, Article In Proceeding , (2016)
  • Reviewer for Microelectronics International, Article In Journal , (2016) Reviewer for Imaging Science Journal, Article In Journal , (2016) Reviewer for ARONCAS2016, Article In Proceeding , (2016) Reviewer for Journal of Nanotechnology, Article In Journal , (2016)
  • Reviewer for Imaging Science Journal, Article In Journal , (2015 - 2015) Reviewer for ICSys2015, Article In Proceeding , (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer for Science of Advanced Materials, Article In Journal , (2015 - 2015) Reviewer for IEEE RSM2015, Article In Proceeding , (2015 - 2015)
  • External Examiner for Thesis entitled A Practical Implementation for Technique of Self Timed Circuit Synthesis (TSCS) with Timing Constraint for Backend Hardware Synthesis - Taylor's University, Thesis , (2015 - 2015)
  • Editorial Board Member for Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Article In Journal , (2015 - 2015)
  • External Examiner for Thesis entitled Investigation on Colour Fundus Images for Detection and Grading of Diabetic Retinopathy Using Learning Algorithms - Anna University, Thesis , (2015 - 2015)
Others
  • Co-chair for APSIPA ASC 2017, (International), 12/12/2017 until 15/12/2017
  • Mentor for The Great Lab (TGL) Grand Design Challenge, (National), 25/11/2017 until 25/11/2017
  • Technical Program Committee Member for 2017 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PrimeAsia2017), (International), 31/10/2017 until 02/11/2017
  • Mentor and Judge for Entrepreneurship Challenge (EDMAT-39), (International), 23/10/2017 until 24/01/2018
  • International Scientific Advisory Committee for the 10th Regional Conference of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (RCEEE2017), (International), 28/08/2017 until 29/08/2017
  • Mentor forlEM LETS, (National), 21/07/2017 until 31/12/2019
  • Judge for Innovate Malaysia Design Competition 2017 (IMDC2017), (National), 17/07/2017 until 17/07/2017 Judge for 2017 First Lego League (FLL) Malaysia, (National), 14/07/2017 until 16/07/2017
  • Judge for BEGIN National Level Challenge 2017, (National), 03/05/2017 until 03/05/2017
  • Advisor for Datuk Bandar Kuala Lumpur Demonstration and 8th Kepong Invitation Taekwondo Championship 2017, (National), 28/04/2017 until 30/04/2017
  • Exhibitor for International Conference on Engineering, Technologies and Applied Sciences 2017 (ICETAS2017), (International), 23/01/2017 until 25/01/2017
  • Reviewing Committee for 2016 IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES2016), (International), 04/12/2016 until 08/12/2016
  • Judge for 38th Science and Engineering Design Exhibition (SEDEX38), (National), 30/11/2016 until 01/12/2016
  • Plenary Speaker for IEEE International Microwave, Electron Devices, Solid-state Circuit Symposium (IMESS) 2016, (International), 09/11/2016 until 10/11/2016

Quarterly Activites
April -June 2019
  • The FICT Postgraduates Colloquium 2019, Dr. Chuah gave the first keynote speech at the colloquium and had postgraduate students of UTAR