IEEE Malaysia Chapter Annual Report

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society




A.1   Executive Summary

CASS Malaysia Section received Region 10 Chapter of the Year Award in year 2015. The society has successfully organized several activities such as DLP (1), Conference (1), WiCAS (1), Hi-Tea (1), Technical Talks (36), Tutorial/Workshop (3), Summer School (1), School Program (3), Networking Visit (4) and Membership Drive (7). Distinguished Lecturers invited by CAS Malaysia were Prof. Hang Hsueh-Ming, IEEE Fellow (National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan), Prof. Ljiljana Trajkovic, IEEE Fellow (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Prof. Michael P. Hughes, IEEE Senior Member (Surrey University, UK), Assoc. Prof. Hiroo Sekiya, IEEE Senior Member (Chiba University, Japan) and Dr. Alan L. Harvey, Senior Member (RMIT University, Australia). Apart from them, 15 academic staffs, 7 industry representatives and 4 postgraduate students were invited to give technical talks during CAS events. CAS Malaysia also awarded 7 students under its Innovative Award, Master Dissertation Award and PhD Dissertation Award program. This year, CAS Malaysia organized ICSyS2015 conference and Women in Circuits and Systems (WiCAS2015); and sponsored 1 competition, which was Undergraduate Final Year Project Competition organized by IEEE Malaysia Section. Networking visits from CASS Japan Chapter and Victoria Section; and to CASS Shikoku Chapter and Taipei Section were conducted where chapters shared research ideas and interests. Lastly, congratulations to CASS Malaysia members who are elevated to Senior Member in 2015 and they are Suhaidi Shafie, Sohiful Anuar, Zainol Murad and Wan Zuha Wan Hasan.

A.2   List of Officer and Executive Committee Members

No Name Post Affiliations
1 Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin Past Chair UTP
2 Nurul Amziah Md Yunus Chair UPM
3 Asral Bahari Jambek Vice Chair UNIMAP
4 Noor Ain Kamsani Secretary UPM
5 Mohd Tafir Mustaffa Treasurer UPM
6 Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani Excomm Member UPM
7 Tang Tong Boon Excomm Member UTP
8 Haslina Jaafar Excomm Member UPM
9 Suhaidi Shafie Excomm Member UPM
10 Mohd Amrallah Mustafa Excomm Member UPM
11 Nor Hisham Hamid Excomm Member UTP



B.1   Membership Development Programs

No Date Venue Speaker No of attendees
1 13/3/2015 UPM, Selangor Prof. Micheal Pycraft Hughes


2 27/3/2015 UPM, Selangor Dr. Nurul Amziah Md Yunus


3 20/5/2015 UKM, Selangor Dr. Mohd Amrallah Mustaffa


4 27/5/2015 UTHM, Johor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suhaidi Shafie


5 8/12/2015 UniMAP, Perlis ADr. Mohd Tafir Mustaffa


6 9/12/2015 USM, Penang Dr. Asral Bahari Jambek


7 12/1/2016 UTM, Johor Dr. Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani


B.2   Professional and Continuing Education Activities

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B.4   E-mail and Newsletter Activities, Home Page

B.5   Awards

  • Region 10 Chapter of The Year 2015 Award
  • 2015 CASS Outreach Initiatives on WiCAS Program – awarded USD 9,000
  • 2015 CASS Outreach Initiatives on Summer School on IC Design & Test – awarded USD 4,000
  • 2015 CASS Outreach Initiatives on School Program – awarded USD 1,500
  • 2015 R10 CASS Networking Visit (Japan Chapter)– awarded USD 1,000
  • 2015 R10 CASS Networking Visit (Taipei Section)– awarded USD 1,000
  • 2015 R10 Support Fund on Educational Activities – awarded USD 200

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