Ir. Dr. CHANG Yoong Choon, PEng, MIEM.

Associate Professor & Head
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering & Science
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Email: ycchang@utar.edu.my
Office: Room FE26(3), 8th Floor, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering & Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Sungai Long Campus.
Mailing Address: Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering & Sciece, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang, Malaysia

Education | Research Interests | Publications | Invited Talks | Subjects Taught | Consultancy | Research Funding | Postgraduate Students | Awards | Admin Duties |


Education: ~ Back to top ~

BEng (First Class Honours) Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Northumbria at Newcastle (Northumbria University), UK, July 1999.
Thesis title: Divergence Detection in Adaptive Filters Employing Speech Excitation
Thesis supervisors: Prof. Jaafar Elmirghani, Dr. Mel Vecsey

Master of Engineering Science, Multimedia University, Malaysia, March 2003.
Thesis title: Performance Evaluation of MPEG-4 Coded Video Transmission over a TETRA Mobile Channel
Thesis supervisor: Prof. M. Salim Beg

PhD (Engineering), Multimedia University, Malaysia, Oct 2008.
Thesis title: Transport Level Error Control Techniques for Video Transmission over Wireless Channels
Thesis supervisors: Prof. Lee Sze Wei, Prof. Ryoichi Komiya


Research Interests: ~ Back to top ~

  1. Image & video signal processing and communication
  2. Digital home, smart home
  3. Vision based ambient assisted living.


Publications: ~ Back to top ~

Google Scholar page: http://scholar.google.com.my/citations?user=HQa_IFoAAAAJ&hl=en

Journal:

  1. Yoong Choon CHANG, M. Salim BEG, Ting Fook TANG, "Performance Evaluation of MPEG-4 Visual Error Resilient Tools over TETRA Channels," IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 6-13, February 2003.
  2. Yoong Choon CHANG, M. Salim BEG, "Video over TETRA Employing MPEG-4 Visual Coding Standard," IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol. E87-B, No. 4, pp. 990-998, April 2004.
  3. Yoong Choon CHANG, Sze Wei LEE, Ryoichi KOMIYA, "A Low-Complexity Unequal Error Protection of H.264/AVC Video Using Adaptive Hierarchical QAM," IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 1153-1158, November 2006.
  4. Yoong Choon CHANG, Sze Wei LEE, Ryoichi KOMIYA, "A Fast Forward Error Correction Allocation Algorithm for Unequal Error Protection of Video Transmission over Wireless Channels," IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 1066-1073, August 2008.
  5. Yoong Choon CHANG, Sze Wei LEE, Ryoichi KOMIYA, "A Low Complexity Hierarchical QAM Symbol Bits Allocation Algorithm for Unequal Error Protection of Wireless Video Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 1089-1097, August 2009.
  6. Vishnu M. Baskaran, Yoong Choon CHANG, Jonathan Loo, KokSheik Wong, "Software-based Serverless Endpoint Video Combiner Architecture for High-Definition Multiparty Video Conference," Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 36, Issue 1, pp. 336-352, Jan 2013.
  7. Ishamel Sameen, Yoong Choon CHANG, Mow Song Ng, Bok Min Goi, Chee Pun Ooi, "A Unified FPGA-based System Architecture for 2-D Discrete Wavelet Transform," Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Vol. 71, Issue 2, pp. 123-142, May 2013.
  8. Jia-Luen Chua, Yoong Choon CHANG, Wee Keong Lim, "A Simple Vision Based Fall Detection Technique for Indoor Video Surveillance," Signal, Image and Video Processing, vol. 9, issue 3, pp. 623-633, March 2015.
  9. Vishnu M. Baskaran, Yoong Choon CHANG, Jonathan Loo, KokSheik Wong, "Design and implementation of parallel video combiner architecture for multi-user video conferencing at ultra-high definition resolution," Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 74, no. 17, pp 6589-6622, September 2015.
  10. Leow Fui Theng, Neo Mai, Chang Yoong Choon, "Study on Students’ Communication and Interaction in Collaborative Learning Processes with Web-based Social Tools," Jurnal Teknologi, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 19-28, 2014.
  11. Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, Yoong Choon CHANG, Mohamad Yusoff Alias & Jonathan Loo, "Performance Modelling of Adaptive VANET with Enhanced Priority Scheme," KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1337-1358, April 2015.
  12. Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, Yoong Choon CHANG, Mohamad Yusoff Alias & Jonathan Loo, "Improving VANET Performance with Heuristic and Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Scheme" Wireless Personal Communications, Volume 83, Issue 3, pp 1779-1800, 2015.
  13. Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, Yoong Choon CHANG, Mohamad Yusoff Alias & Jonathan Loo, "Joint Optimization and Threshold Structure Dynamic Programming with Enhanced Priority Scheme for Adaptive VANET MAC",Wireless Networks, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 897-913, April 2016.
  14. Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, Yoong Choon CHANG, Mohamad Yusoff Alias & Jonathan Loo, "Cognitive Radio Network in Vehicular Ad-hoc Network (VANET): A survey," COGENT Engineering, DOI:10.1080/23311916.2016.1191114, May 2016.
  15. Vishnu Monn Baskaran,Yoong Choon Chang, Jonathan Loo, Kok Sheik Wong & Ming-TaoGan, "Dominant Speaker Detection in Multipoint Video Communication Using Markov Chain with Non-Linear Weights and Dynamic Transition Window," Information Sciences, Volumes 463–464, pp 344-362, October 2018.
  16. Sagar Kavaiya, Dhaval K Patel, Yong Liang Guan, Sumei Sun, Yoong Choon Chang and Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, "On the Energy Detection Performance of Arbitrarily Correlated
    Dual Antenna Receiver for Vehicular Communication," IEEE Communication Letters, Volume: 23, Issue: 7, July 2019.

Conference:
  1. Wai Pang Ng, J.M.H. Elmirghani, R.A. Cryan, Yoong Choon Chang, "Divergence Detection in Speech-Excited In-serice Non-intrusive measurement device," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2000), vol. 2, pp.18-22, 2000.
  2. Yoong Choon Chang, M. Salim Beg, Ting Fook Tang, "Performance Evaluation of MPEG-4 Video over TETRA Channels," World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Florida, USA, July 2002.
  3. Yoong Choon Chang, M. Salim Beg, Ting Fook Tang,  "Performance Evaluation of Error Resilient Tools  for MPEG-4 Video Transmission over a Mobile Channel," IEEE Conference on Personal Wireless Communications, pp. 285-289, India, December 2002.
  4. Yoong Choon Chang, M. Salim Beg, "MPEG-4 Video Error Resilient Tools Performance Evaluation and Assessment," IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing, pp. 70-72, Victoria, Canada, August 2003.
  5. Yoong Choon Chang, Ryoichi Komiya, "Performance Evaluation of H.264/AVC Video Transmission over a Mobile Channel employing OFDM Modulation," International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, pp. 1608-1611, Aalborg, Denmark, September 2005.
  6. Chien-Sing Lee, Yoong Choon Chang, "Synergistic Design Considerations for Lifelong Learning:  A Malaysian Perspective," Indian-ASEAN Seminar on e-Learning and e-Learning Technologies, Hyderabad, India, November 2006.
  7. Kok Chen Lim, Yoong Choon Chang, Tse Kian Neo, "Motion Estimation Algorithm for Camera-enabled Mobile Devices," IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications, pp. 340-342, Penang, Malaysia, May 2007.
  8. Yoong Choon Chang, Sze Wei Lee, Ryoichi Komiya, "Unequal Error Protection of H.264/AVC Video over Wireless using Hierarchical QAM," IASTED International Conference on Signal Image Processing, pp. 248-253, Hawaii, USA, August 2007.
  9. Kok Chen Lim, Yoong Choon Chang, Tse Kian Neo, "A Novel Motion Sensing Algorithm for Motion-Based Mobile Phone Interface," The 4th International Colloquium on Signal Processing and its Applications (CSPA), pp. 698-703, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2008.
  10. Yoong Choon Chang, "A Low Cost Teleradiology Proposal for Remote Areas in Developing Countries using WiMAX," ITU-D Rapporteur's Group Meeting on Question 14-2/2, Tokyo, 3-4 July 2008.
  11. Yoong Choon Chang, Sze Wei Lee, Ryoichi Komiya, "Recent Advances in Transport Level Error Control Techniques for Wireless Video Transmission," International Conference on Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communication Technologies (IMPACT-2009), pp. 86-90, 14-16 March 2009, Aligarh, India.
  12. Yoong Choon Chang, Sze Wei Lee, Ryoichi Komiya, "An Efficient FEC Allocation Algorithm for Unequal Error Protection of Wireless Video Transmission," IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2009), pp. 175-181, May 2009, Bradford, UK.
  13. Melissa Lee, Yoong Choon Chang, Tse Kian Neo, "A Fast Motion Sensing Algorithm for Vision based Mobile Phones User Interface Design," 2009 IEEE Pacific RIm Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing, pp. 336-341, 23-26 August 2009, Victoria, Canada.
  14. Sze Yin Tang, David Chieng, Yoong Choon Chang, "'Uplink Traffic Scheduling with QoS Support in Broadband Wireless Access Networks," Ninth IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2009), pp. 800-805, 14-17 December 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  15. Ishmael Sameen, Yoong Choon Chang, Mow Song Ng, Bok Min Goi and Chee Siong Lee, "Design Space Exploration of a 2-D DWT System Architecture," IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligence Systems 2010, pp. 36-40, 28-30 June 2010, Singapore.
  16. Heidi Tan Yeen Yu, Neo Mai, Chang Yoong Choon, Neo Tse Kian, "Innovating Teaching and Learning: Student Perceptions of Interactive Multimedia Learning in a Malaysian Classrom," TAR International Conference on Learning and Teaching 2010, 18-19 October 2010, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
  17. Kok Wai Jing, Neo Tse Kian, Chang Yoong Choon, Neo Mai, "Engaging Students in a Cooperative Learning Environment by using Multimedia in a Classroom," The Third Asia Pacific Educational Research Association Conference (APERA), 22-26 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  18. Ishmael Sameen, Yoong Choon Chang, Mow Song Ng, Bok Min Goi and Chee Siong Lee, "High-Level Synthesis of a Unified 2-D DWT System Architecture for JPEG2000 using FPGAs," The Fourth Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology, pp. 226-231, 14-17 November 2010, Singapore.
  19. Gek Hong Sim, Yoong Choon Chang and Teong Chee Chuah, "Adaptive Error Protection for Video Transmission over Ultra-Wideband Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks," International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN) 2011, pp. 86-90, 26-28 January 2011, Malaysia.
  20. Gek Hong Sim, Yoong Choon Chang and Teong Chee Chuah, "Video Transmission over WiMedia-UWB using Subpacket Hybrid ARQ," IEEE Symposium on Computer and Informatics (ISCI 2011), pp. 448-453, 20-22 March 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  21. Yoong Choon Chang and Malini Ramalingam, "Intelligent Telehealth Monitoring using Highspeed Broadband Networks at MCMC-MMU Digita Home Lab," The International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum for Education, Networking and Business, 6-8 April 2011, Luxembourg.
  22. Jia Luen Chua, Yoong Choon Chang and Wee Keong Lim, "Intelligent Visual Based Fall Detection Technique for Home Surveillance," International Symposium on Computer, Consumer and Control 2012, pp. 183-187, 4-6 June 2012, Taiwan.
  23. Chin-Jou Chong, Wooi-Haw Tan, Yoong Choon Chang, Ettikan Karuppiah & Shahirina Mohd Tahir, "Real-Time Visual Based Fall Detection System using Reconfigurable Hardware," International Conference on Emerging Trends in Computer Science & Information Technology, 16-17 March 2013, Kuala Lumpur.
  24. Peng Shen Ong, Yoong Choon Chang, Chee Pun Ooi, Ettikan Karuppiah & Shahirina Mohd Tahir, "An FPGA Implementation of Intelligent Visual Based Fall Detection," International Conference on Circuits, Devices and Systems, 14-15 February 2013, Kuala Lumpur.
  25. Jia Luen Chua, Yoong Choon Chang and Wee Keong Lim, "Visual Based Fall Detection Through Human Shape Variation and Head Detection," International Conference on Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communicaionts, 23-15 November 2013, Aligarh, India.
  26. Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, Yoong Choon Chang, Mohamad Yusoff Alias and Jonathan Loo, "Cognitive VANET with Enhanced Priority Scheme," International Conference on Telecommunications & Multimedia, 28-30 July 2014, Greece.
  27. Jia Luen Chua, Yoong Choon Chang, Mohamed Hisham Jaward, Jussi Parkkinen, and Kok-Sheik Wong, "Vision-based Hand Grasping Posture Recognition in
    Drinking Activity," IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing & Communication Systems, pp. 185-190, 2014, Kuching, Malaysia.
  28. Jie Sheng Tham, Yoong Choon Chang and Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi, "Automatic Identification of Drinking Activities at Home using Depth Data from RGB-D Camera," International Conference on Control, Automation and Information Sciences (ICCAIS), pp. 153-158, 2014.
  29. Ahsan Raza Sheikh and Yoong Choon Chang, “Automatic Detection of Spoon in Ambient Assisted Living using RGBD Camera,” 2015 International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing, and their Applications (ICCSPA), 17-19 February 2015, United Arab Emirates.
  30. Chin-Jou Chong, Wooi-Haw Tan, Yoong Choon Chang, Mohamed Farid Noor Batcha and Ettikan Karuppiah, "Visual based fall detection with reduced complexity horprasert segmentation using superpixel," 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), pp. 462-468, 2015.
  31. Yoong Choon Chang, Ahsan Raza Sheikh, Jia Luen Chua and Jie Sheng Tham, "Visual Based Dining Activities Detection in Ambient Assisted Living," IEEE Conference on Consumer Electronics - Taiwan, 6-8 June 2015, Taipei, Taiwan.
  32. Jie Sheng Tham; Yoong Choon Chang; Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi and Jeonghwan Gwak, "Object Recognition Using Depth Information of a Consumer Depth Camera," International Conference On Control Automation & Information Sciences 2015, 29-31 October, Changshu, China.
  33. JS Tham, YS Chen, MFA Fauzi and YC Chang, "Depth Image Object Recognition using Moment Invariants," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - Taiwan, Taiwan.
  34. Om Thakkar, Dhaval K Patel, Yong Liang Guan, Sumei Sun,Yoong Choon Chang and Joanne Mun-Yee Lim, "On the Joint Impact of SU Mobility and PU Activity in Cognitive Vehicular Networks with Improved Energy Detection," 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



Invited Talks/Seminars:
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  1. Yoong Choon Chang, "Digital Home - Concepts, Trends and Reality, A Sharing of MCMC/MMU Model Digital Home Project," Experiencing Convergence, MyBroadband Conference 2008, 28-30 October 2008, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.
  2. Yoong Choon Chang, "A Proposal for Low Cost Telemedicine System for Remote Areas in Developing Countries using WiMAX," Asia Pacific Wireless Broadband Forum, 12 January 2009, Multimedia University, Malaysia.
  3. Yoong Choon Chang, "Motion Sensing Techniques for Vision Based Mobile Phones User Interface," International Conference on Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communication Technologies (IMPACT-2009), 14-16 March 2009, Aligarh, India.
  4. Yoong Choon Chang, "Digital Home - Concepts, Trends and Reality," Awareness Seminer on Telecommunication Standards & Practices, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, 11 August 2009, Cyberjaya, Malaysia. 
  5. Yoong Choon Chang, "Health Monitoring System at MCMC/MMU Digital Home Lab," Asian Forum on Information and Communications Technology 2009 (AFICT 2009), 14 December 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  6. Yoong Choon Chang, "E-health Research Projects at MCMC-MMU Digital Home Lab," Regional Asia-Pacific ITU e-Health Meeting, 10-11 March 2011, Tokyo.
  7. Yoong Choon Chang, "Digital Home and Assisted Living," Conference on Opportunities for All in Broadband ICT, 24-25 May 2011, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Malaysia.
  8. Yoong Choon Chang, "Digital Home and Assisted Living," Monash University Sunway Campus, 19 August 2011.
  9. Yoong Choon Chang, "Writing a Research Proposal," University of Malaya, 21 October 2011.
  10. Yoong Choon Chang, "Visual Based Fall Detection Research Activities in Digital Home Lab," Image Electronics and Visual Computing Workshop 2012, 21-24 Nov 2012, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  11. Yoong Choon Chang, "Future Research Directions in Digital Home," Digital Home Summit, 18-19 June 2013, London, UK
  12. Yoong Choon Chang, "Recent Advances in Visual Based Ambient Assisted Living," International Conference on Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communicaionts, 23-15 November 2013, Aligarh, India.
  13. Yoong Choon Chang, "Robust Transmission of 3D," 15 September 2014, Universite Paris 13, Paris, France
  14. Yoong Choon Chang, "Recent Advances in Digital Home Technologies and Applications," 2016 International Symposium on Technology and Society, 21-22 October 2016, Kerala, India.
  15. Yoong Choon Chang, "Gerontechnology: Independent Living For The Elderly Society," Panel Discussion, Malaysian Innovative Healthcare Symposium 2018, 6 October 2018, Monash University, Malaysia.
  16. Yoong Choon Chang, "5G: What SMEs Need To Know," FEMACGA SMES Summit 2019, 24 September 2019, TM Convention Hall, Kuala Lumpur.


Subjects Taught: ~ Back to top ~

  1. Digital Image and Video Compression
  2. Digital Image and Video Processing
  3. Multimedia Technology and Applications
  4. Introduction to Multimedia
  5. Special Topics on Emerging Technologies and Standards
  6. Analog Communications
  7. Analog and Digital Communications
  8. Communications Networks
  9. Communication Systems
  10. Computer and Program Design

Consultancy Services: ~ Back to top ~

  1. Digital video compression training, consultancy and short course.
  2. Digital video codec design training, consultancy and short course.
  3. Digital video broadcasting training, consultancy and short course.
  4. Internet protocol television (IPTV) training, consultancy and short course.
  5. MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC training, consultancy and short course.
  6. Mobile TV, DVB-H training, consultancy and short course.

Consultancy/Seminar Conducted:

  1. Seminar on “Image and Video Compression, A Focus on MPEG-4,” Motorola Technology Sdn Bhd, Penang, 2001.
  2. Seminar on “Performance Evaluation of MPEG-4 Video over TETRA Channels,” Motorola Technology Sdn Bhd, Penang, 2002.
  3. Short course on “Introduction to image and video coding and its applications,” Motorola Technology Sdn Bhd, Penang, March 2006.
  4. Short course on "Introduction to Digital Video Compression and Digital Video Broadcasting," Media Prima Bhd, September, 2007.
  5. Short course on "Essentials of Digital Video Processing," Robert Bosch (in collaboration with DreamCatcher Consulting), Penang, 13-14 December, 2007.
  6. Training for Basic Human Needs (BHN) trainees on "Fundamentals of Video Compression and Communications," Multimedia University, 2004 to 2014.
  7. Short course on "Fundamentals of Video Compression," Shrad Computing Sdn Bhd, November 2008.
  8. Technical consultant to Shrad Computing Sdn Bhd on Video Codec Design, September 2008 - March 2009.
  9. Seminar on "Introduction to Multimedia Systems," International Summer School, Stuttgart Media University (HdM) Germany, 6-7 May, 2010.
  10. Short course on "Fundamentals of Video Compression," Intel Penang, 23 & 30 July 2010.
  11. Short course on "Digital Video Broadcasting Systems," PDRM Kuala Lumpur, 21 December 2011.
  12. Technical consultant to Blink Interactive on Touchless Interactive Display System, Nov 2013 - Feb 2014.
  13. Short course on "Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting," Telekom Malaysia, 13-14 April, 2015
  14. Technical consultant to Zuger International Sdn Bhd on IP-PBX, Jan 2016.


Research Funding: ~ Back to top ~

Project title:  Performance Evaluation of MPEG-4 Coded Video over TETRA
Funding source:
Motorola Technology Sdn Bhd
Period: 2001 – 2003
Role: Project co-leader

Project title:  Subscriber Behavior Analysis and Human-machine Interface Design for Multimedia Content Delivery over 3G and Future Mobile Terminals.
Funding source: Maxis Bhd
Period: June 2006 – May 2008
Role: Project leader

Project title: A Two-Tier Fast Video Encryption Algorithm
Funding source: e-Science Grant, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia
Period: August 2007 - January 2009
Role: Project member

Project title: Model Digital Home Project

Funding source: Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
Role: Project leader

Project title: Wireless System Coexistence in Extended C-Band
Funding source: Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
Period: February 2008 - July 2009
Role: Project co-leader.

Project title:
Research and Development of Intelligent Visual Based In-Home Monitoring and Control System for Digital Home Lab
Funding source: Penang ICT Grant
Period: Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
Role: Project leader

Project title: A Study on Error Resilience for 3D Video
Funding source: FRGS Grant, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
Period: March 2010 - February 2011
Role: Project member

Project title: Perceptual Video Coding Framework for High Definition Video Streaming over High Speed Broadband Networks
Funding source: Brain Gain Malaysia, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia
Period: March 2010 - February 2012
Role: Project leader, in collaboration with Dr. Loo Kok Keong (Jonathan), Middlesex University, UK.

Project title: Research and Development of Digital Home Technologies and Applications
Funding source: TM R&D
Period: October 2010 - September 2012
Role: Chief project leader

Project title: Elderly People's Telemonitoring System using Broadband Network
Funding source: Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)
Period: June 2011 - May 2012
Role: Chief researcher, in collaboration with NICT Japan, UTAR and MCMC

Project title: Enabling Fast and Accurate Image Analysis for Detecting Abnormal Human Posture Utilizing Software Reconfigurable Processor
Funding source: eScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia
Period: August 2011 - January 2013
Role: Researcher, in collaboration with MIMOS

Project title: Realistic Video-based Assisted Living
Funding source: UM Research Collaborative Grant Scheme
Period: July 2013 - June 2014
Role: Project member

Project title: Visual Based Ambient Assisted Living
Funding source: TM R&D
Period: Oct 2013 - Sep 2015
Role: Project leader

Project title: GPGPU Accelerated Video Analytic Algorithm Parallelization Enabling Massive Image Data Processing
Funding source: eScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia
Period: September 2014 - August 2016
Role: Researcher, in collaboration with MIMOS

Project title: Energy Efficient Robust Transmission of 3D Video over Wireless Networks
Funding source: Embassy of France Kuala Lumpur
Period: 2017 - 2018
Role: Project leader, in collaboration with Universite Paris 13

Funding Body: ASEAN-India Science & Technology Development Fund (AISTDF)
Project Title: Cognitive Radio Enabled Vehicular Cyber Physical System for Urban Area
Duration: 36 months (beginning 1 Jan 2018)
Project Leader: Dr. Dhaval Patel, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University, India
Project members: Dr Guan Yong Liang (NTU Singapore), Dr. Sumei SUN (I2R Singapore), Dr. Chang Yoong Choon (UTAR Malaysia), Dr. Joanne Lim (Monash Malaysia)

Project title: Application of Machine Learning in Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications
Funding source: Embassy of France Kuala Lumpur
Period: 2019
Project members: Prof. Anissa Mokraoui (Universite Paris 13), Dr. Tham Mau Luen


Postgraduate Students: ~ Back to top ~

     Current Student
  1. Iqbal Amjad (PhD) - Application of Deep Learning in Communications
     Former Students
    1. Lim Kok Chen (M.Eng.Sc. 2010) - Motion Sensing Techniques for Mobile Phone User Interface Design
    2. Tang Sze Yin (M.Eng.Sc. 2011) - Traffic Scheduling for QoS Provisioning in Broadband Wireless Access Networks
    3. Sim Gek Hong (M.Eng.Sc. 2011) - Error Resilient Transmission of Video Over Ultra Wideband Channels 
    4. Ishmael Sameen (M.Eng.Sc. 2011) - A Unified System Architecture for 2-D Discrete Wavelet Transform
    5. Melissa Lee (M.Eng.Sc. 2014) - Low Complexity Vision Based Motion Sensing Techniques
    6. Chuah Eng Yew (M.Eng.Sc. 2014) - Interference Analysis and Mitigation of Fixed Satellite Service and Broadband Wireless Access in C-Band    
    7. Chua Jia Luen (M.Eng.Sc. 2014) - Visual Based Fall Detection Techniques using Geometrical Approach
  
  8. Ong Peng Shen (M.Eng.Sc. 2015) - Implementation of Visual Based Fall Detection in Field Programmable Gate Array
  
  9. Vishnu Monn Baskaran (PhD 2016)  - Performance Enhancement for Ultra-High Definition Multipoint Video Communication Systems
   10. Joanne Lim Mun Yee (PhD 2016)  - Adaptive and Optimized Vehicular Adhoc Network with Cognitive Medium Access Control Layer
   11. Tham Jie Sheng (M.Eng.Sc. 2017) - Computer Vision Techniques for Detection and Recognition of Drinking Activity
  
12.
Woo Kai Zhi (M.Eng.Sc. 2019) - Parallelization of Signal Processing in Digital Mobile Radio
    Internship Students
  1. Bastien Marichal (Polytech'Lille, France), June - September 2009 - Remote Healthcare Monitoring System for Digital Home Project.
  2. Sushant Singh (Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India), May - July 2010.
  3. Ali Muzaffar (Aligarh Muslim University, India), July - August 2014


Awards: ~ Back to top ~

2007 Maxis Mobile Content Challenge, 3rd prize.
Project title: Mobile interactive television
Students: Tan Kian Tat, Hwong Wen Shuen

MSC Malaysia APICTA 2007, merit.

Project title: Mobile interactive television
Students: Tan Kian Tat, Hwong Wen Shuen

International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2010: Silver Medal
Project title: Multi-touch tabletop home controlling and entertainment system
Project members: Cheong Soon Nyean, Yap Wen Jiiun, Vishnu Monn Baskaran, R. Logeswaran, Ian Chai, Chang Yoong Choon

International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2011: Silver Medal
Project title: Hand Gesture TV Entertainment and Home Controlling System
Project members: Cheong Soon Nyean, Yap Wen Jiiun, Vishnu Monn Baskaran, R. Logeswaran,Chang Yoong Choon


University Admin Duties: ~ Back to top ~

  1. Assistant Program Coordinator for B.Eng. (Hons) Electronics majoring in Multimedia (Feb 2008 - Sep 2008)
  2. Program Coordinator for B.Eng. (Hons) Electronics majoring in Multimedia (Oct 2008 - Oct 2011)
  3. Deputy Dean, Institute for Postgraduate Studies (March 2012 - Feb 2013)

 Last updated: 26 Sep 2019
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