UTAR Research Fund 2021 Cycle 2
(20 December 2021 - 19 December 2022)

No.Faculty Principal Investigator Project Title
1Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Tung Yew Hou Exploring agile project management in the Malaysian construction industry
2Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Gobi a/l Vetharatnam Construction of a three dimensional antenna array for 5G wireless networks
3Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Lau See Hung Image-based technique for evaluating desiccation cracking behaviour of clayey soil
4Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Lai Yen Lung Random Error Correction Code Realization Using Natural Available Noisy String for Biometric Cryptosystem
5Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Goh Yong Kheng Low rank approximation of semi-orthogonal matrix with sparse constraint
6Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Low Foon Siang CFD optimization of upper air cleaning system with far-UVC 222nm UVGI device to enhance the indoor air quality
7Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Wong Hong Mun Usage of Various Displacer and Piston Motion of a Stirling Engine to Affect Pressure-Volume Change for Increased Power Output
8Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Loo Joo Ling Development of an IoT-based Motion Analysis System for Telerehabilitation Purpose
9Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Lee Khia Min Investigation on the adsorption and regeneration of biowaste-derived activated carbons toward bio-resistant azo dye removal
10Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Ng Oon-Ee Automated Aquatic Environment Monitoring System Maintenance using Unmanned Surface Vessel
11 Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Pang Sook Theng The Effectiveness of Online Learning for Undergraduates during and after COVID-19 Pandemic
12Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Rubentheren a/l Viyapuri Development of Bamboo fiber based bio-composites using Epoxy as a matrix 
13Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Gan Quan Fu The role of Connective Tissue Growth Factor in Stimulating Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells Collagen Secretion
14Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Wong Jun Leong Multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis of Legionella Pneumophila Isolates from Environmental Water Samples In Klang Valley, Malaysia
15Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Kang Waye Hann Association of Urine Bisphenol A Levels and Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism Among Type 2 Diabetes Males
16Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Lee Siew Keah Effects of epigallocatechin-3-gallate in restoration of insulin resistance, hyperglycaemia and dyslipidaemia in a rodent model
17 Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Sreenivasulu Sura The effectiveness of online flipped classroom as a pedagogical tool in Anatomy education – A pilot study
18 Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Thaw Zin Impact of Digital Transformation on Perception, Need and Practice of Educators and Learners in Bioethics & Humanities during Covid-19 Pandemic
19Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Amy Saik Yi Hsan Anti-cancer properties of quercetin PEGylated nanodiamonds in human colon cancer cells
20Faculty of Creative Industries Hooi Chee Mei Writers’ Awareness and Linguistic Realisations of Metadiscourse Features in Reporting Covid-19 Malaysian News
21Faculty of Creative Industries Kenneth Lee Tze Wui Assimilation and Dual Identity Negotiation of the Kelantanese Thais
22Faculty of Accountacy and Management Yogambigai a/p Rajamoorthy Knowledge, awareness and acceptance of Booster COVID-19 Vaccination in Selangor, Malaysia
23Faculty of Accountacy and Management Hen Kai Wah An Exploratory Study of the Development of Cross-Border E-Commerce: Opportunities and Challenges for Logistic Service Providers in Malaysia
24Faculty of Accountacy and Management Chin Hon Choong Determinants Influencing Local Residents’ Perception on Living Nearby A Potential Contaminated Site: A Study On Lynas Advanced Materials Plant and Permanent Disposal Facility
25Faculty of Accountacy and Management Aye Aye Khin Developing Framework for the Different Diets System and Profitability of Farmers of Organically Farmed Chicken Production in Malaysia
26Faculty of Accountacy and Management Lee Kwee Fah The Impact of Covid-19 Related Factors on Psychological Distress, Productivity and Wellbeing of the Workforce 
27Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Lim Fang Lee Health risk assessment of indoor particulate matter and heavy metals exposure in a former tin mining town, Perak
28Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Sumathi a/p Sethupathi Migration and diffusion analysis of microplastics in drinking water on microporous activated carbon
29Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Leong Siew Yoong Moisture control in upcycling of food waste to aqua feed and biofertiliser via Hermetia illucens bioconversion for sustainable circular economy
30Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Olanrewaju Abdullateef Ashola Pathology of sustainable building: a machine learning approach
31 Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Lam Sze Mun Untangling the charge transfer mechanism of Ti3C2 MXene-based heterojunction composites for photocatalytic pollutant removal and energy generation
32 Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Kwan Wai Hoe Investigation of Reaction Kinetics of Functionalized Amorphous Rice Husk Ash for Sustainable Construction
33Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology Humaira Nisar Predicting the success of learning performance of alpha up-regulation neurofeedback training
34Faculty of Science Lam Ming Quan Elucidation of new halophilic bacteria to produce lignocellulolytic enzymes for seawater-based oil palm residues degradation
35Faculty of Science Kwong Phek Jin Potential of a newly formulated creep- and starter feed regime for meat goat using agriculture by products and black soldier fly as corn replacer
36Faculty of Science Annaletchumy a/p Loganathan Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and Point-of Care Technology measurements for hypertensive adults integrating herbs
37Faculty of Science Mohammod Aminuzzaman Green Synthesis and Characterization of Copper Oxide and Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Derived from Aqueous Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) Leaf extract for Antimicrobial Properties and Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment
38Faculty of Science Teoh Chaiw Yee Toward a sustainable development of Malaysian aquaculture: Investigation on the current aquaponics status and its potential application with high value native fish species
39Faculty of Science Tan Gim Cheong Potential of Kaempferia parviflora extract in ameliorating male infertility induced by fenitrothion in murine model
40Faculty of Science Lye Huey Shi Meta-analysis and comparative study of different oils and cooking methods on glycemic response of brown and white rice 
41Faculty of Science Chan Mun Yee Transcriptome analysis of Pista stratiotes grown in a modified synthetic leachate containing Fe: a phytoremediation coupled with Electro Assisted Phytoremediation (EAPR) waste treatment approach
42 Faculty of Information and Communication Technology Kh'ng Xin Yi Tracking Operation Status of Manufacturing Machines using IoT with Compressive Sampling
43Faculty of Information and Communication Technology Nur Syadhila Binti Che Lah Impact of Industry 4.0’s Digital Technologies and Information Systems on Innovation Performance of Manufacturing Firms – SEM+ANN Approach
44Faculty of Information and Communication Technology Chan Lee Kwun Modelling the adoption of cloud business intelligence in higher education
45Faculty of Arts and Social Science Nurul Iman Binti Abdul Jalil Developing A Model of The Precarious Workers' Psychological Well-being
46Faculty of Arts and Social Science Norlis Binti Ismail Credibility and self-presentation of Micro Celebrities for Product Endorsements ‘Instafamous’
47Faculty of Arts and Social Science Tan Chee Seng Can Peace of Mind Buffer the Negative Impact of Fear of Happiness on Psychological Well-Being?
48 Faculty of Arts and Social Science Natasha Amira Binti Hushair Enhancing communication skill and social skills using PECS-AR for children with autism
49Faculty of Arts and Social Science Joanna Tan Tjin Ai A Qualitative Analysis on Malaysian English Language Teachers’ Perspective of Socio-Emotional Learning (SEL) 
50Faculty of Business and Finance Tan Chi Hau How Psychological Capital Mediates between Positive Emotions and Work Engagement: Pathways to Achieving SDGs in Academic Organisations
51Faculty of Business and Finance Yamuna Rani A/P Palanimally Is skill evolution necessary in building resilience among accounting personnel? A scenario during COVID-19 pandemic
52Faculty of Business and Finance Thanaletchumi a/p R.Letchumanan Mediating effect of organisational justice on the relationship of HR diversity management practices and organisational effectiveness amongst Malaysian commercial bank employees. Moderated by innovation strategy
53Faculty of Business and Finance Koh Chin Min Exploring the technology acceptance to digital banking services in Malaysia with UTAUT model
54 Faculty of Business and Finance Gengeswari a/p Krishnapillai Digital Games in Learning Chinese as Second Language: A case study on Non-Native Chinese Speakers among the University Students in Malaysia 
55 Faculty of Business and Finance Lee Chee Loong Needs Analysis on Online Teaching and Learning: A new evidence in the mathematics-related courses in upper secondary education
56Institute of Chinese Studies Ling Liong Ngo 马来西亚霹雳州旧体诗研究-以实兆远为考察中心点
Classical Chinese Poetry in Perak, Malaysia: Taking Sitiawan as the Centre of Investigation
57Institute of Chinese Studies Chin Chong Foh Public Perception on Malaysia-China relations: An Analysis of Malay, Mandarin and English Newspapers’ articles in Malaysia