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

A zebrafish model of the schizophrenia-drug addiction association

  • MTSF (RM20,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Tang Pek Yee (UTAR)

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

  • FRGS (RM162,800.00)
    • Project Leader: Tang Pek Yee (UTAR)
    • Members: Mok Siew Ying (UTAR), Satoshi Ogawa (Monash), Ishwar Parhar (Monash)

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

  • FRGS (RM69,200.00)
    • Project Leader: Yap Wun She
    • Project Members: Tee Yee Kai, Hum Yan Chai, Goi Bok Min, Chee Pei Song

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

  • FRGS (RM123,756.00)
    • Project Leader: Chee Pei Song
    • Project Members: Tee Yee Kai, Lim Eng Hock, Leow Pei Ling, Fauzan Khairi Che Harun, Ruzairi Bin Abdul Rahim

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

  • MTSF (RM20,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Tan Yin Qing
    • Project Members: Tee Shiau Foon, Dr Chee Kok Yoon (HKL)

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

  • IIRG (UM) RM 261, 943.50
    • Project Leader: Tan Maw Pin
    • Project Members: Lim Einly, Ainoriza Mohd Aini, Goh Choon Hian, and et al.

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

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

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

XY stage error compensation for pick and place system

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd  (RM 10,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Danny Ng Wee Kiat
    • Project Members: Kwan Ban Hoe, Chuah Yea Dat, Chee Pei Song, Chai Tong Yuen, Tey Jing Yuen

Value stream process mapping for CNC machining process

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd (RM 12,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Chuah Yea Dat
    • Project Members: Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Chee Pei Song, Kwan Ban Hoe, Tan Chee Fai, Tey Jing Yuen

Vision aid PNP system with soft gripper

  • Greatech Integration (M) Sdn Bhd  (RM 10,000.00)
    • Project Leader: Chee Pei Song
    • Project Member: Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Chuah Yea Dat, Kwan Ban Hoe, Lim Eng Hock, Ng Oon-Ee

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: Kwan Ban Hoe
    • Project Member: Tey Jing Yuen, Danny Ng Wee Kiat, Chuah Yea Dat, Chee Pei Song, Goi Bok Min

Development of IoT Platform for Aquaculture Monitoring

  • USD 25,000 Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)
    • 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

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 KheanJin, Dr. Norlisah binti Mohd Ramli

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

  • FRGS MOHE (RM68,000)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Humaira Nisar.
    • Members: Norliza binti Mohd Noor, Yeap Kim Ho, Teh Peh Chiong, Chin Moi Chow, Tan Wei Meng

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

  • FRGS (RM100,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Lee Hwang Sheng
    • Members: Dr. Loo Joo Ling

DNA methylation of the HTR2A gene plays in schizophrenia susceptibility

  • MTSF (RM20,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
    • Member: Associate Professor Tang Pek Yee

A zebrafish model of the schizophrenia-drug addiction association

  • MTSF (RM20,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Associate Professor Tang Pek Yee

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

  • FRGS (RM162,800)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Tang Pek Yee
    • Members: Dr. Mok Siew Ying (UTAR), Dr Satoshi Ogawa (Monash), Dr Ishwar Parhar (Monash)

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

  • MAKNA (RM30,000)
    • 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)

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

  • Fullbright-MCMC Specialist Grant 2018 (RM33,428)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Tee Yee Kai
    • Members: Dr Yap Wun-She (UTAR), Dr Hum Yan Chai, (UTAR)

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

** Only recent project grants secured are shown **

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

  • UTARRF (RM 62,800.00)
    • 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)

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

  • UTARRF (RM 33,000.00)
    • 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) 

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

  • UTARRF (RM 33,600.00)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Dr. Humaira Nisar
    • Member: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon, Dr. Yeap Kim Ho, Prof. Lee (NCTU, Taiwan), Prof. Tsai TamKang 

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

  • UTARRF (RM 33,600.00)
    • 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 

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 26,400.00)
    • Project Leader: Ir. Dr. Hum Yan Chai
    • Member: Dr. Tee Yee Kai, Dr. Yap Wun She, Dr. Swaminathan Manickam, Goh Choon Hian.

Object Detection using deep learning

  • RM45,000.00 UTARRF
    • Project Leader: Yap Vooi Voon
    • Member: Dr. Humaira Nisar

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

  • RM26,400.00 (UTARRF)
    • Project Leader: Mok Siew Ying
    • Member: Tang Pek Yee

Batch production of glycerol carbonate using shell catalyst and crude glycerol

  • RM26,400.00 UTARRF
    • Project Leader: Lo Po Kim
    • Project Member: Humaira Nisar, Dr Leong

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

  • RM 48900.00 UTARRF
    • Project Leader: Tee Shiau Foon
    • Project Members: Tang Pek Yee, Tan Yin Qing, Dr Chee Kok Yoon (HKL)

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

  • RM 36400 UTARRF
    • Project Leader: Tee Yee Kai
    • Project Members: Yap Wun She, Hum Yan Chai, Swaminathan Manickam

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

  • RM 26400 UTARRF
    • Project Leader: Yeap Kim Ho
    • Project Members: Humaira Nisar, Emeritus Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Hirasawa

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

  • RM 48000 UTARRF
    • Project Leader: Norliza binti Shah Jehan Muttiah
    • Project Members: Dr.Phoon Lee Quen , Dr Humaira Nisar, Dr Tan Chee Seng

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

  • UTARRF (RM 24,000)
    • Project Leader: Teoh Boon Yew
    • Members: Dr Lee PohFong, Prof Lim Yang Mooi, Dr Chong Wu Yi

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

Plasticity of recurring burst motifs in cortical

  • UTARRF (RM 65,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Mok Siew Ying
    • Members: Prof. Dr. Ir. Goh Sing Yau

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

  • UTARRF (RM 65,000)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Humaira Nisar
    • Members: Associate Professor Tang Pek Yee, Dr Yap Vooi Voon, Dr Yeap Kim Ho, Dr Tan Wei Meng

ECG denoising and compression using discrete orthogonal moments

  • UTARRF (RM 29,500)
    • Project Leader: Dr Kwan Ban Hoe
    • Members: Dr Lee Poh Foong

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

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

  • UTARRF (RM 45,900)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Tang Pek Yee
    • Members: Dr. Tee Shiau Foon

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 Tang Pek Yee

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

Development of an Implantable Antenna for Biomedical Telemetry

  • UTARRF (RM 46,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr Teak Kim Ho
    • Member: Associate Professor Humaira Nisar

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

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

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 Prof. Tang Pek Yee, Dr. Satoshi Ogawa (Monash), Dr. Ishwar Parhar (Monash)

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 Prof. Tang Pek Yee, Dr. Tee Shiau Foon

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

Decoding EEG Signals using Deep Learning

  • UTARRF (RM 30,000)
    • Project Leader: Associate Professor Humaira Nisar
    • Members: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon, Dr. Yeap Kim Ho, Prof Lee (Taiwan)

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)

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

Object Detection using deep learning

  • UTARRF (RM 45,000)
    • Project Leader: Dr. Yap Vooi Voon
    • Members: Associate Professor Humaira Nisar

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)
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