Objectives

  1. To provide researchers of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) a platform to source students’ assistance in research work. 
  2. To provide financial support and opportunity for students to be involved and assist in research projects and thus enhancing their exposure and experience in research. 
Condition 
Must be a full-time UTAR postgraduate student (by research only) 

How to apply
RSS Vacancy Post (For researcher/Principal Investigator) 
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Vacancies
Sungai Long Campus
Development of Silicone Ink for 3D Printing of Porous Silicone
Principal Investigator - Dr. Sim Jia Huey
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Mechanistic effects of epigallocatechin-3-gallate in amelioration of insulin resistance, hyperglycaemia and dyslipidaemia in a rodent model
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lee Siew Keah
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Interaction between hydrogel and functionalised carbon dots for polymeric membrane with water responsive self-healing properties
Principal Investigator - Dr. Chong Woon Chan
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Investigation of organosolv hydrothermal processing for high- moisture solid sludge after wastewater treatment process from rubber glove industry for enhanced product reutilisation
Principal Investigator - Dr. Steven Lim 
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Effect of Vibroacoustic Therapy on Menopausal Symptoms, Cardiovascular, and Autonomic Function in Post-menopausal Women
Principal Investigator - Dr. Tan Lee Fan
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Assessing the effectiveness of information dissemination channel in actual waste separation behaviour: a quasi-experimental design
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ng Kar Yee    
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Investigation of the hydrodynamic radii and diffusivities of solute molecules in polyimide membrane fabricated using green solvent system
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ng Law Yong
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Error Analysis and Machine Learning-based Blending of High-Resolution Satellite Precipitation Estimations for Extreme Floods in Malaysia
Principal Investigator - Ts. Dr. Chen Ren Jie
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Detection of SARS-CoV-2 and variants for effective pandemic control
Principal Investigator - Dr. Wong Jun Leong
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Optimal scheduling of cloud-based virtual energy storage system
Principal Investigator - Dr. Wong Jianhui

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Investigation on the adsorption and regeneration of biowaste-derived activated carbons toward bio-resistant azo dye removal.
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lee Khia Min

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A framework for investigating Big Data Analytics (BDA) capability and SMEs Business Performance: Post Covid-19
Principal Investigator - Dr Corrinne Lee Mei Jyin

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An Exploratory Study of the Development of Cross- Border E-Commerce: Opportunities and Challenges for Logistic Service Providers in Malaysia.
Principal Investigator - Dr. Goh Hong Lip
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Mechanistic effects of epigallocatechin-3-gallate in amelioration of insulin resistance, hyperglycaemia and dyslipidaemia in a rodent model
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lee Siew Keah

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Two-dimensional deep learning long-term reservoir inflow forecasting considering the vagaries of climate change
Principal Investigator - Ir Dr Huang Yuk Feng
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cuHEDL: Privacy Preserving Deep Learning Through Fully Homomorphic Encryption and Advanced GPU Acceleration Techniques
Principal Investigator - Prof. Dr. Goi Bok Min
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Determination of Strategic Framework to Elucidate the Adoption of Industry 4.0 Information and Digital Technologies based on Lean Manufacturing
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ooi Tze Wei
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Determination of Strategic Framework to Elucidate the Adoption of Industry 4.0 Information and Digital Technologies based on Lean Manufacturing   
Principal Investigator - Ir. Dr. Ng Tan Ching

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Expansive Soil Desiccation Crack Recognition and Quantification using Machine Learning
Principal Investigator - Ir. Ts. Dr. Lau See Hung 
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Thermal stability enhancement of methylammonium lead iodide film by incorporating additives for perovskite solar cell application
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ng Chai Yan
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Formulation of forsterite ceramic feedstock for extrusion-based 3D printing
Principal Investigator - Dr. Yeo Wei Hong

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Stakeholder engagement in flood mitigation collaborative networks: developing a framework to support engagement
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lam Foong Sin
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Determining Green Premium for Green Certified Building in Malaysia Using Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Payback Period Method
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lim Boon Keong
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Stochastic Gradient Descent Method with Spectral Component-Wise Learning Rates for Large-Scale Optimization Problems
Principal Investigator - Dr. Sim Hong Seng
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Determination of iron reduction mechanism of silicate mineral by bacteria using surface, structural and chemical characterisation with linkage to transcriptome analysis
Principal Investigator - Ir. Dr. Kuan Seng How
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A Novel Network-wide Traffic Signal Control Model with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning and Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram (MFD)
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ong Chuan Fang
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Long-term reference evapotranspiration forecasting by correlating remote sensing imagery with ground data via deep learning approach   
Principal Investigator - Ir. Dr. Koo Chai Hoon
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A New Correlation Model for A Network of Multiple Sky Imagers for Solar Irradiance Forecasting
Principal Investigator - Ir. Dr. Lim Boon Han

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Technology Readiness Index (TRI) for the adoption of innovative technologies in construction safety science and management in Malaysia
Principal Investigator - Ir. T.s Dr. Jeffrey Yap Boon Hui    
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Investigating the Kinetic Properties and Charge Distribution on Raindrop Energy Generation for Graphene-based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Principal Investigator - Ir. Dr. Low Foo Wah
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Elucidation the intrinsic mechanism for phytoextraction of zinc ions from aquatic macrophytes to form Ag- ZnO/biochar nanocomposites with high sonocatalytic activity
Principal Investigator - Dr. Pang Yean Ling   
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Interaction between hydrogel and functionalised carbon dots for polymeric membrane with water responsive self-healing properties
Principal Investigator - Ir. Dr. Chong Woon Chan

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A Stochastic Bi-objective Fleet Planning Approach with Victim Behavior Modeling for Flood Evacuation
Principal Investigator - Ts. Dr. Teoh Lay Eng   
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Code-Based Cryptographic Primitives for Post Quantum e-Voting System Based on the Blockchain Technology
Principal Investigator - Dr. Denis Wong Chee Keong 
 
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Towards carbon neutrality: CO2 sequestration via accelerated mineralization of local slag waste steams
Principal Investigator - Ts. Dr. Lee Foo Wei

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A Novel Augmented Intelligence Algorithm based on Deep Reinforcement Learning for Improving Customer Relationship in Digital Marketing
Principal Investigator - Prof. Dr. Yau Kok Lim
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Adjunctive effects of a processed local agricultural product with an anti-diabetic drug in a rodent model
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lee Siew Keah
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Evaluating the energy efficiency and carbon footprint in the aluminum production plant
Principal Investigator - Dr. Bernard Saw Lip Huat
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Evaluation of effect of a new xanthone derivative on TNF-alpha-induced vascular dysfunction
Principal Investigator - Dr. Fong Lai Yen
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Characterization of a tigecycline-resistant mutant strain of Mycobacterium abscessus
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ng Hien Fuh
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Design of a Dual-Band Electrically Small Tag Antenna for On-Metal RFID Tagging Applications
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lee Yong Hong   
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Reinforcement Learning in Optimizing Structural Seismic Energy Dissipation with Shock Absorber Damper
Principal Investigator - Ts. Dr. Yip Chun Chieh   
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Investigation on Charge Carrier Rate of TiO2 incorporated Reduced Graphene Oxide (rGO) as Efficient Electron Transporting Layer for Perovskite Solar Cells
Principal Investigator - Dr. Low Foo Wah   
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USV-based Aquatic Sensing System
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ng Oon-Ee
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Anti-cancer properties of quercetin PEGylated nanodiamonds in human colon cancer cells
Principal Investigator - Dr. Amy Saik Yi Hsan 
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Cloud-based Energy Storage System for Peak Demand Reductions
Principal Investigator - Ir. Prof. Dr. Lim Yun Seng
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Usage of Various Displacer and Piston Motion of a Stirling Engine to Afffect Pressure-Volume Change for Improved Power Output
Principal Investigator - Dr. Wong Hong Mun
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Development of an assistive service robot with SLAM capabilities for use in a home care environment
Principal Investigator - Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe   
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Effects of Vipassana insight meditation on quality of life and plasma endogenous beta endorphin level in registered meditators practicing meditation at the well-established meditation centers in Selangor
Principal Investigator - Dr. Yan Naing Soe   
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Random Error Correction Code Realization Using Natural Available Noisy String for Biometric Cryptosystem
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lai Yen Lung 
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Novel portable aluminum-air battery: A green technology for sustainable power generation via circular economy approach
Principal Investigator - Dr. Bernard Saw Lip Huat   
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Knowledge, awareness and acceptance of Booster COVID-19 Vaccination in Selangor, Malaysia
Principal Investigator - Dr. Yogambigai a/p Rajamoorthy   
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The Effectiveness of Online Learning for Undergraduates during and after COVID-19 Pandemic
Principal Investigator - Dr Pang Sook Theng
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The effectiveness of flipped classroom as a pedagogical tool in Anatomy Education - A pilot study
Principal Investigator - Mr Sreenivasulu Sura   
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Image-based technique for evaluating desiccation cracking behaviour of clayey soil
Principal Investigator - Dr Lau See Hung   
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Clinical validation of uninterrupted far-field communication bio-electronic skin for the objective of remote and ambulatory cardiac monitoring
Principal Investigator - Prof Dr Lam Sau Kuen / Prof Dr Ng Teck Han   
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Bringing Takaful to the Limelight: Towards Greater Financial Inclusiveness, Efficiency and Shariah Compliance
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lee Hui Shan   
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Development of Homeownership Matrix to The Formation of Liveable Cities
Principal Investigator - Dr. Elia Syarafina Abdul Shakur  
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Generation and characterisation of iPSC cell lines derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of Group O blood donors with specific phenotype and genotype
Principal Investigator - Prof. Dr. N. Veera Sekaran A/L V. Nadarajan  
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Fundamental study of dynamic characteristics of the rail pads to mitigate noise and vibration transmission.
Principal Investigator - Ts. Dr. King Yeong Jin   
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Postgraduate researcher on energy storage system
Principal Investigator - Ir. Prof. Dr. Lim Yun Seng   
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The effectiveness of rail pads to mitigate noise and vibration transmission on rail application.
Principal Investigator - Ts. Dr. King Yeong Jin   
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Feasibility study of grid-scale gravity energy storage for increased penetration of sustainable energy and enhanced power quality in Malaysian hybrid power systems
Principal Investigator - Dr. Stella Morris   
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Kampar Campus
Transformation of business during Covid-19: Case study of local enterprises at Johor
Principal Investigator - Dr. Tee Chee Wee   
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Performance analysis on occupational heat stress in emergency preparedness and response among palm oil mill employee
Principal Investigator - Dr. Nurhanim binti Abdul Aziz
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Establishment of Haploid Anther-Derived Callus in Tropical Sweet Corn using Androgenesis
Principal Investigator - Dr. Pedram Kashiani
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Development and determination of the biological activities of a skin care formulation blended with rice bran extracts
Principal Investigator - Dr. Chang Sui Kiat
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Bamboo silviculture in the dis-used mining land: win-wins for environment and rural farmers?
Principal Investigator - Dr. Goh Wei Lim
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Towards Education 4.0: Development of an Assessment Model for Innovation Capabilities Among Academic Staff at Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia.
Principal Investigator - Dr. Nur Balqishanis Binti Zainal Abidin
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An Exploratory Study to Investigate the Sustainability of Diabetes Self-management Interventions based on Motivational Theories
Principal Investigator - Dr. Suthashini Subramaniam  
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Innovative SMEs in green Innovation: Mediating thru Digitalization Industry 4.0
Principal Investigator - Dr. Zuriawati Zakaria   
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Nonattachment and Death Anxiety Among Malaysian Chinese Senior Citizens Who Stayed at Nursing Homes: Coping strategies as mediators
Principal Investigator - Dr. Siah Poh Chua
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Performance analysis on occupational heat stress in emergency preparedness and response among palm oil mill employee
Principal Investigator - Dr. Nurhanim binti Abdul Aziz 
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Phytochemical Analysis and Repellency Efficacy of Cupressus macrocarpa (Lemon Cypress) and Artemisia scoparia (Redstem Wormwood) Essential Oils Against Dengue Vectors Aedes sp. Mosquitoes
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ho Lai Yee

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Analysis of the occupational injuries and their determinant risk factors in the position of Malaysian firefighters
Principal Investigator - Dr Putri Anis Syahira binti Mohamad Jamil
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Automated Classification of Leukemia
Principal Investigator - Prof. Ts. Dr. Humaira Nisar
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An adaptive COVID 19 sentiment analysis model by coupling textual lexicon and transfer learning
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ramesh Kumar Ayyasamy
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Synthesising Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence: The COVID-19 Global Pandemic and Malaysia Stock Markets Performance
Principal Investigator - Dr. William Choo Keng Soon
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Development and determination of the biological activities of a skin care formulation blended with rice bran extracts
Principal Investigator - Dr. Chang Sui Kiat
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Phycoremediation of Wastewater by Microalgae for Biofuel Production
Principal Investigator - Ir. Ts. Dr. Toh Pey Yi
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A framework to enhance the usefulness of unstructured customer data for improved customer insights
Principal Investigator - Dr. Kiran Adnan
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Numerical analysis of aerodynamics forces to determine the stability of floating offshore wind turbine.
Principal Investigator - Dr. Zafarullah Nizamani
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The Effect of Emotional Exhaustion on Organisational Citizenship Behaviour: Can A Leader’s Styles and Employee’s Psychological Capital Make a Difference?
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ooh Seow Ling
Research Assistant
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lim Foo Weng
Simulation of overland flow and contaminant transport due to storm runoff using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method
Principal Investigator - Prof. Dr. Akihiko Nakayama
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Developing an assessment matrix model in cultivating resilience among accountants based on skill evolutionand motivation during Covid-19 pandemic
Principal Investigator - Dr. Yamuna Rani a/p Palanimally
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Elucidating the mycovirome of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race (Foc-TR4) through metagenomics and the role of mycovirus in fungal-host hypovirulence
Principal Investigator - Dr. Clement Wong Kiing Fook
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Unravelling Electron Transfer Mechanism in Oxygen Vacancy-stimulated Z-Scheme NiFe2O4-based Composites for Plastic Photoreforming and Pollutant Photodecomposition
Principal Investigator - ChM. Ts. Dr. Lam Sze Mun
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Reviving the Business Resilience of Tourism Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises through Digital Transformation and Value Creation
Principal Investigator - Dr. Choong Yuen Onn
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Exploring food waste behaviour among households: Towards food security and sustainability in Malaysia
Principal Investigator - Dr Lee Ah Suat (Cristal)
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Conversion of nutrient recovered biochar to biofertilizer & economic analysis
Principal Investigator - Prof. Dr. Sumathi Sethupathi
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Classification of Artifacts in EEG Signals through Deep Learning
Principal Investigator - Dr. Ashvaany a/p Egambaram
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Agrobacterium-mediated yeast and plant transformation
Principal Investigator - Dr. Wong Hann Ling
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Host-searching mechanism of insect parasitoids on oil palm bagworms
Principal Investigator - Dr. Wong Wey Lim   
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Biodiversity Loss and Renewable Energy
Principal Investigator - Dr. Tan Ai Lian
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Attractants that affect the host-searching pattern of insect parasitoids on oil palm bagworms
Principal Investigator - Dr. Wong Wey Lim
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Environmental Education
Principal Investigator - Dr. Lau Lin Sea
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RFID-IoT-AR implementation project across UNITEN and the TNB subsidiary company
Principal Investigator - Prof. Manjit (UNITEN)
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Investigate the Novel Features of Ransomware to Mitigate Cyberattacks Principal Investigator - Dr. Aun Yichiet   
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