Projects

External Fundings (Cumulative Total = RM 4,865,405.50)

** Only recent project grants secured are shown **

Collaborative Research on Collaborative Robot

  • TF AMD Microelectronics (Penang) Sdn Bhd (RM 404,250.00)
    • Project leader: Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat
    • Members: Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe (UTAR), Dr. Yap Wun She
      • Duration: 23 Dec 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
      • Status: On-going

XY stage error compensation for pick and place system

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd  (RM 10,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat
    • Project Members: Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe, Dr. Chuah Yea Dat, Dr. Chee Pei Song, Mr. Chai Tong Yuen, Dr. Tey Jing Yuen
      • Duration: 01 May 2020 - 31 Oct 2021
      • Status: On-going

Value stream process mapping for CNC machining process

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd (RM 12,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Chuah Yea Dat
    • Project Members: Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Dr. Chee Pei Song, Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe, Dr. Tan Chee Fai, Dr. Tey Jing Yuen
      • Duration: 01 May 2020 - 31 Oct 2021
      • Status: On-going

Vision aid PNP system with soft gripper

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd  (RM 10,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Chee Pei Song
    • Project Member: Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Dr. Chuah Yea Dat, Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe, Prof. Dr. Lim Eng Hock, Dr. Ng Oon-Ee
      • Duration: 01 May 2020 - 31 Oct 2021
      • Status: On-going

Design a CAM drive pick and place system for a 3-station automation line process

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd (RM 8,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe
    • Project Member: Dr. Tey Jing Yuen, Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Dr. Chuah Yea Dat, Dr. Chee Pei Song, Prof. Dr. Goi Bok Min
      • Duration: 01 May 2020 - 31 Oct 2021
      • Status: On-going

Association between dopaminergic pathways genes and cognitive performance: A case-control study

  • MTSF (RM 20,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Ms. Tan Yin Qing
    • Project Members: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon, Dr. Chee Kok Yoon (HKL)
      • Duration: 01 Jan 2020 - 30 Jun 2021
      • Status: On-going

Design a novel machine learning sound extraction algorithm to convert negligible object vibrations in the video to sound for visual surveillance system

  • FRGS (RM 69,200.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Yap Wun She
    • Project Members: Dr. Tee Yee Kai, Dr. Hum Yan Chai, Prof. Dr. Goi Bok Min, Dr. Chee Pei Song
      • Duration: 01 Sep 2019 - 31 Mar 2023
      • Status: On-going

Study of Lenz law induced mechano-electric effect on wearable microfluidic based stretchable electronic skin

  • FRGS (RM 123,756.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Chee Pei Song
    • Project Members: Dr. Tee Yee Kai, Prof. Dr. Lim Eng Hock, Leow Pei Ling, Fauzan Khairi Che Harun, Ruzairi Bin Abdul Rahim
      • Duration: 01 Sep 2019 - 31 Mar 2022
      • Status: On-going

A Hybrid Proximal Method with Spectral Gradient Techniques in Solving Sparsity Optimization

  • FRGS (RM 55,200.00)
    • Project Leader: Sim Hong Seng
    • Project Members: Leong Wah June, Goh Yong Kheng, Yap Lee Ken, Kwan Ban Hoe
      • Duration: 01 Sep 2019 - 31 Aug 2021
      • Status: On-going

A Hybrid Proximal Method with Spectral Gradient Techniques in Solving Sparsity Optimization

  • FRGS (RM 55,200.00)
    • Project Leader: Sim Hong Seng
    • Project Members: Leong Wah June, Goh Yong Kheng, Yap Lee Ken, Kwan Ban Hoe
      • Duration: 01 Sep 2019 - 31 Aug 2021
      • Status: On-going

Life After Falls - The Influence of Physiological, Psychological, and Environmental Factors on Behavior After Falls (LiAF)

  • Impact Oriented Interdisciplinary Research Grant (RM 261, 943.50)
    • Project Leader: Prof. Dr. Tan Maw Pin
    • Project Members: Dr. Lim Einly, Dr. Ainoriza Mohd Aini, Dr. Goh Choon Hian, and et al.
      • Duration: 13 May 2019 - 12 May 2021
      • Status: On-going

Novel Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CEST MRI) for Brain Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring

  • MAKNA (RM 30,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Yee Kai
    • Members: Dr Yap Wun-She (UTAR), Dr Hum Yan Chai, (UTAR); Dr. Hanani Abdul Manan (UKM), Prof. Dr. Hamzaini Abdul Hamid (UKM), A. Prof. Dr. Faizah Mohd. Zaki (UKM), Dr. Erica Yee Hing (UKM)
      • Duration: 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Dec 2021
      • Status: On-going

Development of IoT Platform for Aquaculture Monitoring

  • Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) (USD 25,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Kwan Ban Hoe
    • Project Members: Byoung Han Choi, Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Loo Joo Ling, Teoh Boon Yew, Ooi Boon Yaik, Lee Wai Kong, Yu Yong Poh
      • Duration: 01 Apr 2019 - 30 Sep 2021
      • Status: On-going

A potential link between opioid addiction (use or abuse) and schizophrenia-like behaviour

  • FRGS (RM 162,800.00)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee
    • Members: Dr. Mok Siew Ying (UTAR), Dr Satoshi Ogawa (Monash), Dr Ishwar Parhar (Monash)
      • Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Sep 2022
      • Status: On-going

Modified Chitosan as Cheaper Stealth Replacement For Pegylated Lipid Coating In Liposomal Chemodrug Carrier

  • FRGS (RM 143,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Misni Misran
    • Project Members: Lee Poh Foong, Teo Yin Yin
      • Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2022
      • Status: On-going

Application of Novel Intelligent Video Analytics To Improve the Surveillance System for Smart Digital Nation

  • Fullbright-MCMC Specialist Grant 2018 (RM 33,428.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Yee Kai
    • Members: Dr. Yap Wun-She (UTAR), Dr. Hum Yan Chai, (UTAR)
      • Duration: 24 May 2019 - 07 Jun 2019
      • Status: Completed

A zebrafish model of the schizophrenia-drug addiction association

  • MTSF (RM 20,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee (UTAR)
      • Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
      • Status: Completed

Capturisation of Naturally Generated Electrons in Water Using Advanced Principle of Reversed Electric Motor Method

  • FRGS (RM 100,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Lee Hwang Sheng
    • Members: Dr. Loo Joo Ling
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2017 - 1 Jun 2019
      • Status: Completed

DNA methylation of the HTR2A gene plays in schizophrenia susceptibility

  • MTSF (RM 20,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
    • Member: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee
      • Duration: 01 Nov 2016 - 31 Oct 2017
      • Status: Completed

A fundamental study to identify spatio-temporal dynamics of brain networks using electroencephalography

  • FRGS MOHE (RM 68,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar.
    • Members: Norliza binti Mohd Noor, Yeap Kim Ho, Teh Peh Chiong, Chin Moi Chow, Tan Wei Meng
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2016 - 31 Jan 2019
      • Status: Completed

To develop a pre-commercial prototype of a brain-computer interface wheelchair

  • MOSTI Flagship Project FP0911F001 (RM 2,799,400.00)
    • Project Leader: Ir. Professor Goh Sing Yau
    • Member: Dr. Tan Lee Fan, Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Dr. Goh Khean Jin, Dr. Norlisah binti Mohd Ramli
      • Duration: 01 Oct 2012 - 30 Sep 2017
      • Status: Completed

Internal Fundings (Cumulative Total = RM 1,381,550.00)

** Only recent project grants secured are shown **

Prediction of running efficiency and injury prevention among Malaysian amateur runners: A Musculoskeletal modelling approach

  • UTARRF (RM 33,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Chan Siow Cheng
    • Member: Ms. Tan Yin Qing (UTAR), Mr. Chong Yu Zheng (UTAR), Dr. Viswanath Sundar (Institut Sukan Negara), Ms. Yalini A/P Selva (Institut Sukan Negara) 
      • Duration: 21 Dec 2020 - 20 Dec 2021
      • Status: On-going

Study the Effect of Long-Term Neurofeedback Training on Executive Functions using Brain Network and Spectral Analysis

  • UTARRF (RM 33,600)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
    • Member: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon, Dr. Yeap Kim Ho, Prof. Lee (NCTU, Taiwan), Prof. Tsai Tam Kang 
      • Duration: 21 Dec 2020 - 20 Dec 2021
      • Status: On-going

Neurophysiological study on the effect of applying smartphone deep breathing App and cognitive measurement with virtual reality among wheelchair bounded people

  • UTARRF (RM 33,600)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Lee Poh Foong
    • Member: Emeritus Prof. Dr. Cheong Soon Keng (UTAR), Ms. Chean Swee Ling (UTAR), Ts. Ang Kok Yew (UTAR), Ng Pern Jeu 
      • Duration: 21 Dec 2020 - 20 Dec 2021
      • Status: On-going

Development of a Syncope Detection Algorithm from Physiological Signals Acquired in Head-up Tilt Table Test

  • UTARRF (RM 62,800)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Goh Choon Hian
    • Member: Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe (UTAR), Prof. Dr. Tan Maw Pin (UM), Scientia Prof. Nigel H. Lovell (UNSW), Dr. Ng Siew Cheok (UM), Associate Professor Dr. Lim Einly (UM)
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2020 - 31 Jul 2021
      • Status: On-going

Design of a New Deep Learning Denoising Algorithm for Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CEST MRI) for Brain Cancer Diagnosis

  • UTARRF (RM 36,400)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Yee Kai
    • Project Members: Dr. Yap Wun She, Ir. Dr. Hum Yan Chai, Prof. Dr. Swaminathan Manickam
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2020 - 31 Jul 2021
      • Status: On-going

A new machine learning based method to predict the moment of conversion to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) using only structural Magnetic Resonance (MR) Bio-markers.

  • UTARRF (RM 26,400)
    • Project Leader: Ir. Dr. Hum Yan Chai
    • Member: Dr. Tee Yee Kai, Dr. Yap Wun She, Prof. Dr. Swaminathan Manickam, Dr. Goh Choon Hian
      • Duration: 1 Aug 2020 - 31 Jul 2021
      • Status: On-going

Magnetic Resonance Lumbar Spine Image Classification using Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

  • UTARRF (RM 26,400)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Yeap Kim Ho
    • Project Members: Dr. Humaira Nisar, Emeritus Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Hirasawa
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2020 - 31 Jul 2021
      • Status: On-going

The effectiveness of neurofeedback training in social media addiction and its association with stress, anxiety and depression related genes among young adults

  • UTARRF (RM 48,000)
    • Project Leader: Norliza binti Shah Jehan Muttiah
    • Project Members: Dr. Phoon Lee Quen , Dr. Humaira Nisar, Dr. Tan Chee Seng
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2020 - 31 Jul 2021
      • Status: On-going

Oxidative stress in schizophrenia: A case control study on inflammation and leucocyte telomere length

  • UTARRF (RM 48,900)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
    • Project Members: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee, Ms. Tan Yin Qing, Dr. Chee Kok Yoon (HKL)
      • Duration: 20 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2020
      • Status: On-going

Investigation of the association of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor inhibition with drug addiction

  • UTARRF (RM26,400)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Member: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee
      • Duration: 01 Jun 2019 - 30 Nov 2020
      • Status: Completed

Batch production of glycerol carbonate using shell catalyst and crude glycerol

  • UTARRF (RM26,400)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Lo Po Kim
    • Project Member: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar, Dr Leong
      • Duration: 01 Jun 2019 - 30 May 2020
      • Status: Completed

Object Detection using deep learning

  • UTARRF (RM45,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon
    • Member: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
      • Duration: 20 Mar 2019 - 19 Sep 2020
      • Status: Completed

Development of an Implantable Antenna for Biomedical Telemetry

  • UTARRF (RM 46,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Teak Kim Ho
    • Member: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
      • Duration: 01 Jun 2019 - 30 May 2020
      • Status: Completed

Object detection using deep learning

  • UTARRF (RM 45,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon
    • Members: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
      • Duration: 20 Mar 2019 - 19 Sep 2020
      • Status: Completed

A comparative study between the use of BCI and eye tracker for wheelchair control

  • UTARRF (RM 45,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tan Lee Fan
    • Member: Mr. Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Prof. Dr. Goh Sing Yau
      • Duration: 20 Dec 2018 - 19 Dec 2019
      • Status: Completed

Correlation between instrumented based gait analysis and modeling in selection of footwear for amateur runners in injuries prevention and footwear customization

  • UTARRF (RM 35,800)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Chan Siow Cheng
    • Member: Mr. Chong Yu Zheng, Ms. Tan Yin Qing, Dr. Viswanath Sundar (Institut Sukan Negara)
      • Duration: 20 Dec 2018 - 19 Dec 2019
      • Status: Completed

Association of functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in dopamine transporter with cognition ability in schizophrenia

  • UTARRF (RM 36,100)
    • Project Leader: Ms. Tan Yin Qing
    • Member: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee, Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2018 - 31 Dec 2019
      • Status: Completed

Schizophrenia and drug addiction: understanding the effect of DRD2 inhibition on the electrophysiological activity of zebrafish

  • UTARRF (RM 50,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee, Dr. Satoshi Ogawa (Monash), Dr. Ishwar Parhar (Monash)
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2018 - 31 Dec 2019
      • Status: Completed

Modulated fish meal with biomass of Black Soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) prepupae as alternative aquaculture feed for Marble goby (Oxyeleotris marmorata)

  • UTARRF (RM 42,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Loo Joo Ling
    • Members: Dr. Leong Siew Yoong, Dr. Tey Lai Hock
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2018 - 01 Jun 2019
      • Status: Completed

Pilot study of Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CEST MRI) in Brain Cancer Patients

  • UTARRF (RM 48,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Yee Kai
    • Members: Dr. Yap Wun-She (UTAR), Dr. Hum Yan Chai (UTAR); Dr. Syazarina Sharis (UKM), Dr. Hanani Abdul Manan (UKM), Prof. Dr. Hamzaini Abdul Hamid (UKM), A. Prof. Dr. Faizah Mohd. Zaki (UKM), Dr. Erica Yee Hing (UKM)
      • Duration: 1 Jul 2018 - 31 Dec 2019
      • Status: Completed

Decoding EEG Signals using Deep Learning

  • UTARRF (RM 30,000)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
    • Members: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon, Dr. Yeap Kim Ho, Prof Lee (Taiwan)
      • Duration: 1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jun 2019
      • Status: Completed

Development of lab on a chip (LOC) system to extract and study the characteristic of isolated exosome from nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell for early diagnostic of nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC)

  • UTARRF (RM 33,500)
    • Project Leader: Mr. Teoh Boon Yew
    • Members: Dr. Lee Poh Foong, Prof. Lim Yang Mooi, Dr. Chee Pei Song
      • Duration: 18 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2018
      • Status: Completed

Wireless control of ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuators using magnetic resonant frequency for biomedical tools application

  • UTARRF (RM 61,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Chee Pei Song
    • Members: Mr. Teoh Boon Yew
      • Duration: 07 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
      • Status: Completed

EEG Neurofeedback training using personalized audio activity for enhancement of mood and/or cognition

  • UTARRF (RM 65,000)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
    • Members: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee, Dr. Yap Vooi Voon, Dr. Yeap Kim Ho, Dr. Tan Wei Meng
      • Duration: 01 Oct 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
      • Status: Completed

Plasticity of recurring burst motifs in cortical

  • UTARRF (RM 65,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Prof. Dr. Ir. Goh Sing Yau
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2016 - 31 Jan 2018
      • Status: Completed

Using lab on a chip (LOC) to extract and investigate the characteristic of cancer cell’s

  • UTARRF (RM 24,000)
    • Project Leader: Mr. Teoh Boon Yew
    • Members: Dr. Lee Poh Fong, Prof Lim Yang Mooi, Dr. Chong Wu Yi
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2016 - 01 Jul 2017
      • Status: Completed

Effect of DNA methylation of AKT1 gene on cognitive function in schizophrenia multiplex families

  • UTARRF (RM 47,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
    • Members: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
      • Status: Completed

The Impact of rs368777537 in TCF4 3'UTR on gene expression

  • UTARRF (RM 45,900)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee
    • Members: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
      • Status: Completed

Study the Cellular Uptake Mechanism and Cytotoxic Effects of Metallic Nanoparticles on Nutritional Supplement Cyanobacteria

  • UTARRF (RM 10,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Lee Poh Foong
    • Members: Prof. Lim Yang Mooi
      • Duration: 01 Jul 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
      • Status: Completed

Improve stroke diagnosis using chemical exchange saturation transfer magnetic resonance imaging (CEST MRI)

  • UTARRF (RM 29,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Yee Kai
    • Members: Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2015 - 31 Jul 2016
      • Status: Completed

ECG denoising and compression using discrete orthogonal moments

  • UTARRF (RM 29,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe
    • Members: Dr. Lee Poh Foong
      • Duration: 01 Feb 2015 - 31 Jan 2016
      • Status: Completed

The study of ultra-slow oscillations in neuronal population activity of rat cortical cultures

  • UTARRF (RM 92,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Prof. Dr. Ir. Goh Sing Yau
      • Duration: 01 Aug 2014 - 31 Jul 2016
      • Status: Completed
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