Postgraduate

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Allan Melvin A/L Andrew

PhD in Mechatronic Engineering (Artificial Engineering)

Detection of Early Scorching Fire using Artificial Intelligent and Gas Sensing Array
Supervisor       : Prof. Dr. Ali Yeon Md. Shakaff
Co-supervisor : Prof. Dr. Abdul Hamid Adom

Research Area
Artificial Intelligence, Electronic Nose, Early Fire Detection, Hazard Detection, Digital Signal Processing, Multivariate Analysis


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. Saad, S. M., Andrew, A. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Saad, A. R. M., Kamarudin, A. M. Y., Zakaria, A. (2015). “Classifying Sources Influencing Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) using Artificial Neural Network (ANN)”. Sensors, pp. 11665 – 11684. (Impact factor: 2.1)
  2. Andrew, A. M., Saad, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Adom, A. H., Zakaria, A. “Hybrid PCA- PNN Classifier based on Multi- Stage Feature Selection Technique for Classification of Scorching Fire Materials”. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier (Under Review) (Impact factor: 1.98)
  3. Andrew, A. M., Saad, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Adom, A. H., Zakaria, A. “Performance of MOX- Sensor based Electronic Nose in Early Fire Detection: A Bio- Inspired Approach”. International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose (ISOEN 2015), 2015. Dijon, France.
  4. Andrew, A. M., Saad, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Adom, A. H., Zakaria, A. “Odor Sensor Selection for Early Scorching Fire Detection in Indoor Environment: A Validation using Artificial Intelligence”. 2015 IEEE Sensors, 2015. Busan, South Korea. (Under Review) (SCOPUS cited)
  5. Andrew, A. M., Saad, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Adom, A. H., Zakaria, A. “Multivariate Analysis of Temporal Features using Principal Component Analysis for Early Fire Detection in Buildings”. Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUCET 2014), 2014. Melaka, Malaysia.
  6. Andrew, A. M., Saad, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Adom, A. H., Zakaria, A. “Classification of Domestic Burning Smell using Covariance k- Nearest Neighbour Algorithm for Early Fire Detection Application”. Chemical Engineering Transaction (CET). (SCOPUS cited)
  7. Andrew, A. M., Saad, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Adom, A. H., Zakaria, A. “Probabilistic Neural Network based Olfactory Classification for Household Burning in Early Fire Detection Application”. 2013 IEEE Conference on Open Systems (ICOS 2013), 2013. Kuching, Sarawak. (SCOPUS cited)

Kamarulzaman Bin Kamarudin

PhD in Mechatronics Engineering (Robotics)

Mobile Robot Based Gas Source Localization via SLAM and Gas Distribution Mapping
Supervisor       : Prof. Dr. Ali Yeon Bin Md Shakaff
Co-supervisor : None

Research Area
Robotics, Sensors, Gas Sensors, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), 3D perception using Kinect, Machine Learning (Linear Regression)


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. Kamarudin K, Mamduh SM, Shakaff AYM, Zakaria A. “Performance Analysis of the Microsoft Kinect Sensor for 2D Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) Techniques”. Sensors. 2014; 14(12):23365-23387.
  2. Kamarudin, K., Mamduh, S. M., Shakaff, A. Y. M., Saad, S. M., Zakaria, A., Abdullah, A. H., & Kamarudin, L. M. (2014). “Flexible and Autonomous Integrated System for Characterizing Metal Oxide Gas Sensor Response in Dynamic Environment”. Instrumentation Science & Technology, 2014.
  3. Kamarudin, K., Mamduh, S.M., Shakaff, A.Y.M., Saad, S.M., Zakaria, A., Abdullah, A.H., Kamarudin, L.M. “Method to Convert Kinect's 3D Depth Data to a 2D Map for Indoor SLAM”. in 9th IEEE Colloquium on Signal Processing and its Applications (CSPA 2013). 2013. Kuala Lumpur.

Sukhairi bin Sudin

PhD in Mechatronic Engineering

Cyclist Fitness Computational Using Physiological Sensors
Supervisor       : Dato’ Prof. Dr. Ali Yeon bin Md Shakaff
Co-supervisor : Dr. Ammar Zakaria

Specialization
Sports Engineering, Physiological Sensors, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Biomedical Sensors, Cycling Kinetic and Kinematics.


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. S.Sudin, A.Y.M. Shakaff, F.Aziz, M.Z.Abdullah, F.S.A.Saad, A.Zakaria, A.F.Salleh., “Development of A Track Cyclist Performance Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Technology”, Movement, Health and Exercise Conference (MOHE 2014), pp. 47 2014.
  2. Sudin, S.; Aziz, F.; Mohd Hishamuddin, N.A.; Ahmad Saad, F.S.; Md Shakaff, A.Y.; Zakaria, A.; Salleh, A.F., "Wearable heart rate monitor using photoplethysmography for motion," Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), 2014 IEEE Conference on , vol., no., pp.1015,1018, 8-10 Dec. 2014
  3. S.Sudin, A.Y.M. Shakaff, F.S.A.Saad, A.Zakaria., “Track Cyclist Performance Monitoring System using Wireless Sensor Network”, Regional Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences (RCSTSS 2014) on, 23-25 Nov. 2014.

Reena Thriumani

PhD in Biomedical Electronic Engineering

Development of Gas Sensor Array for Non-Invasive Cancer Detection via Volatile Markers
Supervisor       : Dr.Ammar Zakaria
Co-supervisor : Assoc.Prof.Dr.Iqbal Omar & Prof.Dr. Hamid Adom

Research Area
Biomedical Electronic, Cancer detection


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. Thriumani, R., Zakaria, A., Jeffree, A. I., Hishamuddin, N. A., Omar, M. I., Adom, A. H., … Helmy, K. M. (2014a). “A Preliminary Study on In-Vitro Lung Cancer Detection using E-nose Technology”. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (pp. 601–605).
  2. Thriumani, R., Zakaria, A., Jeffree, A. I., Hishamuddin, N. A., Omar, M. I., Adom, A. H., … Helmy, K. M. (2014b). “Cancer Detection Using an Electronic Nose : A Preliminary Study on Detection and Discrimination of Cancerous Cells”. IEEE Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (pp. 752–756). Miri, Sarawak.
  3. Thriumani, R., Zakaria, A., Omar, M. I., Adom, a. H., Sharaff, a. Y. M., Kamaruddin, L. M., … Helmy, K. M. (2014). “Review on exhaled volatile organic compounds from lung cancer and advances of E-nose as non-invasive detection method”. 2014 IEEE 5th Control and System Graduate Research Colloquium (pp. 213–218). Ieee. doi:10.1109/ICSGRC.2014.6908724.

Retnam A/L Visvanathan

PhD in Mechatronics Engineering (Robotics)

Co-operative Localization and Mapping of Dynamic Environment Using Swarm Robots
Supervisor       : Dr. Ammar Zakaria
Co-supervisor : Dr. Shazmin Aniza

Research Area
Robotics, Range Sensors, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), Multi-Robot System, Path Planning, Map Merging


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. R. Visvanathan et al., "Multi channel ultrasonic sensing system for wall features extraction," Electronic Design (ICED), 2014 2nd International Conference on, Penang, 2014, pp. 351-355. doi: 10.1109/ICED.2014.7015829
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Noraini Binti Azmi

MSc. in Computer Engineering

Intelligent Channel Selection as an Interfernce Mitigation in 2.4GHz Spectrum For WSN Applications
Supervisor       : Dr. Latifah Munirah
Co-supervisor : None

Research Area
Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. N. Azmi, L.M. Kamarudin, M. Mahmuddin, A. Zakaria, A.Y.M. Shakaff, S. Khatun, K. Kamarudin, M.N. Morshed. “Interference Issues and Mitigation Method in WSN 2.4GHz ISM Band: A Survey”, 2014 2nd International Conference on Electronic Design (ICED), 2014, Penang, Malaysia.
  2. N. Azmi, M.H. Razali, L.M. Kamaruddin, A. Harun, N.A. Rahim, A. Zakaria, A.Y.M. Shakaff. “Multi-disciplinary Approach for Forest Health Monitoring”, Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation for Globally Sustainable Development, 2015, Nakhon Pathom Province, Thailand.

Ku Nur Adliani Binti Ku Adnan

MSc. in Mechatronic Engineering

Water Quality Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Network in Aquaculture Farming
Supervisor       : Dr. Ammar Zakaria
Co-supervisor : Prof. Mahmad Nor Jaafar

Research Area
Biochemical, Water quality


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. “Water Quality Classification and Monitoring using E-Nose and E-Tongue in Aquaculture Farming”. 2nd International Conference on Electronic Design (ICED 2014).

Rohaya Binti Hitam

MSc. in Biosystem Engineering

Development of Pattern Recognition for Water Monitoring in Shrimp Pond by Using Multisensing
Supervisor       : Prof. Mahmad Nor Jaafar
Co-supervisor : Dr Ammar Zakaria, En Fathinul Syahir Ahmad Saad

Research Area
Biochemical & Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)


Syamimi Wahida Binti Mohamad Ismail

MSc. in Environmental Engineering

Identification and Toxicology Study of Pesticide Residues from Fish in the Paddy Fields
Supervisor       : Dr. Farrah Aini Dahalan
Co-supervisor : Dr. Ammar Zakaria, Dr. Siti Aqlima Ahmad

Research Area
Environmental & Toxicology


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. S.W.M. Ismail, F.A. Dahalan, A. Zakaria, A.Y.M. Shakaff, L.M. Kamaruddin, N. Ibrahim, S.A. Ahmad, K.A. Khalil, Y.A. Shukor, J. Rotchell, N. Abdullah, M.A. Yuzir, “Identification of Active Compound in Common Pesticide and Water of Paddy Field”.

Nur Arina Hasmimi Binti Ramli

MSc. in Biomedical Electronic Engineering

Plasma Discharge in Liquid and its effect to Silicone Hydrogel
Supervisor       : Dr. Siti Khadijah Binti Za’aba
Co-supervisor : None

Research Area
Plasma Discharge in Liquid, Biomaterial


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. Ramli, N. A. H., Zaaba, S. K., Zakaria, A., Mamduh, S. M., & Nordin, N. A. (2015, March). Development of atmospheric plasma gas discharge in liquid. In Biomedical Engineering (ICoBE), 2015 2nd International Conference on(pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Noor Albatyiah Binti Nordin

MSc. in Biomedical Electronic Engineering

Inactivation of Bacteria causing Hospital Acquired Infection by Varying Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet Working Gas and Flow Rate
Supervisor       : Dr. Siti Khadijah Binti Za’aba
Co-supervisor : None

Research Area
Atmospheric Plasma, Microbiology, Biomaterial


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. Nordin, N. A., Zaaba, S. K., Baharuddin, B., Zakaria, A., Wan, K., & Shahriman, A. B. (2015, March). Study on the surface characteristic of PTFE after atmospheric plasma treatment. In Biomedical Engineering (ICoBE), 2015 2nd International Conference on (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Mustafa Mahmood Sabry

MSc. Biomedical Electronic Engineering

Detection and Comparison of Leg Muscles Fatigue during Cycling for Multi Saddle Height Configuration
Supervisor       : Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Iqbal bin Omar@Ye Htut
Co-supervisor : Dr. Ammar Zakaria

Research Area
Bio-Medical Signal Processing, Biomedical Instrumentation, Kinesiology


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
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Hayder AbdulAzeez Yousif

MSc. Biomedical Electronic Engineering

EMG Controlled Power-Assisted Wheelchair by Using Jaw Muscles
Supervisor       : Dr. Norasmadi bin Abdul Rahim
Co-supervisor : Dr. Muhammad Juhairi Aziz bin Safar

Research Area
Bio-Medical Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, Neural Network, Biomedical Instrumentation


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
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Khudhur Abdullah Alfarhan

MSc. Biomedical Electronic Engineering

Wireless Heart Abnormality Monitoring Kit based on Raspberry Pi
Supervisor       : Prof. Dr. Mohd Yusoff Bin Mashor
Co-supervisor : Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman

Research Area
Wireless Body Sensors, Biosignal Processing, Medical Instrumentation, Real-time Systems Design


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
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Amanina Iymia Binti Jeffree

MSc. Biomedical Electronic Engineering

Pattern Recognition of Volatile Compounds from Lung, Breast, Colon, Oral and Nasopharyngeal Cancer Using E-Nose
Supervisor       : Assoc.Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Bin Omar
Co-supervisor : Dr.Ammar Bin Zakaria
Assoc.Prof. Dr.Yumi Zuhanis Binti Has-Yun Hashim (UIA)

Specialization
Metabolite profiling, pattern recognition, cancer biomarker


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
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Ericson A/L Kanagaraj

PhD in Computer Engineering

Cloud-based Analytics
Supervisor       : Dr. Latifah Munirah

Specialization
WSN, Cloud Platform, Internet of Things (IoT)


Journal Publications & Conference Papers
  1. E. Kanagaraj, L. M. Kamarudin, R. Gunasagaran, A. Zakaria and A. Y. M. Shakaff, "Cloud-based remote environmental monitoring system with distributed WSN weather stations,". 2015 IEEE SENSORS, Busan, 2015, pp. 1-4. (SCOPUS cited)
    doi: 10.1109/ICSENS.2015.7370449   Download
  2. E. Kanagaraj, L. M. Kamarudin, R. Gunasagaran, A. Zakaria and A. Y. M. Shakaff, "Web query for things: Webpage data query service for Internet-of-Things,". 2016 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD), Kuala Lumpur, 2016, pp. 1-4. (SCOPUS cited)
    doi: 10.1109/SCORED.2016.7810077   Download