Curriculum Vitae

 

My detailed CV/resume (in PDF) can be downloaded from here: My CV/Resume

 

Education

 

 

2011 - 2015

 

PhD in Informatics, The Swiss AI Lab (IDSIA), University of Lugano, Switzerland.
Specialization: Distributed Robotics, Swarm Intelligence
Supervisor(s): Prof. Luca Maria Gambardella, Dr. Gianni A. Di Caro

 

2008 - 2011

Masters in Computer Science, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Specialization: Medical Informatics
Thesis: The Application of Image Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for Detection and Classification of Cancerous Tissues in Digital Mammograms [pdf]
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Datin Dr. Sameem Abdul Kareem

 

2008 - 2010

Masters in Electrical Engineering, University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia.
Specialization: Pattern Recognition
Thesis: An Intelligent System for Detection of Non-Technical Losses in Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Low Voltage Distribution Network. [pdf]
Supervisor(s): Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Tiong Sieh Kiong and Dr. Yap Keem Siah

 

2002 - 2007

Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons), University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia.
Specialization: Artificial Intelligence
Thesis: Design and Development of an Efficient High-Speed Face Recognition System. [pdf]
Supervisor: Mr. Syed Khaleel Ahmed

 

Work and Research Experience

 

2011 - 2015

PhD Researcher, IDSIA (Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence — The Swiss AI Lab)
Project: "Symbiotic Cooperation between Humans and Robotic Swarms". NCCR Robotics project (http://www.nccr-robotics.ch) funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

 

2010 - 2011

Research Engineer, UNITEN R&D Sdn. Bhd., University Tenaga Nasional.
Project: Multi-Dimensional Modeling and Prediction for Gas Turbine Emission Using Support Vector Regression (SUVEMS).

 

2009 - 2010

Research Scientist, Clarify Consulting Sdn. Bhd., Technology Park Malaysia.
Project 1: Development of an intelligent system for classification of subjectivity in Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications using SVMs.
Project 2: Development of an image recognition system for object recognition using Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT) and Bag-of-Words (BoW) with an indexing approach for a Mobile Augmented Reality Solution.

 

2009 - 2010

Project Engineer, Research Management Centre, University Tenaga Nasional.
Project 1: Design and development of an intelligent system for detection of electricity theft and abnormalities for Large Power Consumers (LPC) in TNB Malaysia's high-voltage distribution network.
Project 2: Development of an intelligent system for prediction of pressure, volume and temperature (PVT) properties in crude oil systems using SVMs.

 

2007 - 2009

Research Assistant, Power Engineering Centre, University Tenaga Nasional.
Project 1: Development of an intelligent system for detection of electricity theft and probable fraud for Ordinary Power Consumers (OPC) in TNB Malaysia's low-voltage distribution network.
Project 2: Design and development of a mid-term load forecasting model for power utilities using a hybrid machine learning approach combining the SOM and SVM.
Project 3: Development an intelligent system for detection of Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF) signaling tones for telecommunication applications using SVMs.
Project 4: Case study based project on the efficiency of palm biodiesel in Compression Ignition (CI) engines for the energy demands of the future.

 

       2006

Trainee Engineer, VA TECH SAT. Sdn. Bhd., Selangor, Malaysia.
Performed industrial training (internship) at VA TECH SAT for duration of three months, a mandatory requirement for the completion of the Bachelor's degree. Assisted company engineers, technicians and administrative staff in their daily routine tasks and company projects.

 

Publications

 

 

For more detailed information regarding my publications see my publications page.

My publication citations can be found here: Citation reports

Last updated on 20 February 2014.

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