IEEE Malaysia Chapter Annual Report

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society




A.1   Executive Summary

CASS Malaysia Section received World Chapter of the Year Award in year 2016. The society has successfully organized several activities such as DLP (1), Hi-Tea (1), Technical Talks (36), Tutorial/Workshop (3), Winter School (1), School Program (3), Networking Visit (3) and Membership Drive (7). Distinguished Lecturers invited by CAS Malaysia were Prof. Enrico Magli, IEEE Senior Member (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Prof. Massimo Alioto, IEEE Senior Member (NUS, Singapore), Prof. Amara Amara, IEEE Senior Member (ISEP, France), Prof. Yoshifumi Nishio, IEEE Senior Member (Tokushima University, Japan), Prof. Alan Harvey (RMIT University, Australia), Dr. Jin- Chern Chiou (NCTU, Taiwan), Garrick Orchard (NUS, Singapore) and Lim Lee Wei (HKU, Hong Kong). Apart from them, 11 academic staffs, 2 industry representatives, and 1 postgraduate student were invited to give technical talks during CAS events. CAS Malaysia also awarded 5 students under its Innovative Award, Master Dissertation Award, and PhD Dissertation Award program. This year, CAS Malaysia technical co-sponsored ICED2016, ICEETech2016, ICIAS2016, ICM2016 and IMESS2016 conferences and sponsored 1 competition, which was Undergraduate Final Year Project Competition organized by IEEE Malaysia Section. CAS Malaysia also participated in the IEEE CASS Student Design Competition where 3 groups of students competed at chapter level this year and 2 of them will be representing Malaysia at the Region 10 level. Networking visits to CASS Hyderabad Chapter and Macau Chapter were conducted where chapters shared research ideas and interests. Lastly, congratulations to CASS Malaysia members who are elevated to Senior Member in 2016 and they are Azura Che Soh, Jasronita Jasni, Asnor Juraiza Ishak, Lini Lee, Siti Ruslan, Chin Hu Ong, Jaga Rajendran, Mohd Tafir Mustaffa and Rosdiazli Ibrahim.

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 Suhaidi Shafie Vice Chair UPM
4 Noor Ain Kamsani Secretary UPM
5 Tang Tong Boon Treasurer UTP
6 Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani Excomm Member UPM
7 Mohd Tafir Mustaffa Excomm Member UPM
8 Mohd Amrallah Mustafa Excomm Member UPM
9 Nor Hisham Hamid Excomm Member UTP
10 Harikrishnan Ramiah Excomm Member UM
11 Lini Lee Excomm Member MMU



B.1   Membership Development Programs

No Date Venue Speaker No of attendees
1 21/04/2016 Senior Member Elevation Workshop Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Harikrishnan Ramiah


2 27/4/2016 Asia Pacific University Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Harikrishnan Ramiah


3 19/07/2016 Segi College Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Harikrishnan Ramiah


4 27/07/2016 IEEE CASS Hi-Tea Networking Dr. Nurul Amziah Md Yunus


5 08/08/2016 Multimedia University Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Harikrishnan Ramiah


6 27/09/16 Universiti Putra Malaysia Dr. Nurul Amziah Md Yunus


7 20/10/2016 Multimedia University Dr. Nurul Amziah Md Yunus


B.2   Professional and Continuing Education Activities

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B.3   E-mail and Newsletter Activities, Home Page

    • IEEE CASS April 2016
    • IEEE CASS June 2016
    • IEEE CASS October 2016
    • IEEE CASS December 2016
    • IEEE Malaysia Section Q1
    • IEEE Malaysia Section Q2
    • IEEE Malaysia Section Q3
    • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2016
    • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2016
    • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2016
    • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 10, Issue 12, December 2016

B.4   Awards

  • 2016 World Chapter of The Year Award
  • 2016 CASS Outreach Initiatives on Asia Pacific Winter School on Bio-Inspired Systems and Prosthetics Device – awarded USD 5,000
  • 2016 R10 CASS Networking Visit (Hyderabad Chapter)– awarded USD 1,000
  • 2016 R10 CASS Networking Visit (Macau Section)– awarded USD 1,000



C.1   Goals

C.2  2017 Planned Activities

Activity Type Activity Description Date
Technical DLP

Summer/Winter School



Jan – Nov 2017
Education School Program Aug 2017
Social CAS Networking High-Tea July 2017
Professional Workshops Jan- Dec 2017
Membership Membership Drives Jan-Dec 2017
Others iDLP  



D.1   Special Event

  • PrimeAsia2017
  • WICAS2017

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