Circuits and Systems Society Malaysia

IEEE

2017 IEEE Malaysia Chapter Annual Report

PART A – CHAPTER SUMMARY

A.1    Executive Summary

CASS Malaysia Section received World Chapter of the Year Award in year 2017. The society has successfully organized several activities such as PrimeAsia2017 Conference (1), DLP (1), Hi-Tea (1), Technical Talk (9), Tutorial (1), Seasonal School (1), School Program (3), Networking Visit (7),  Industrial visit (1), Woman in CAS (WiCAS) (1), Chapter Fund (1), Co-organized workshop/seminar/conference (3)  and Membership Drive (3). PrimeAsia conference is Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate research in microelectronics and is supported by IEEE CASS Region 10. Distinguished keynote speakers are invited such as Franco Maloberti (CASS President), Massimo Alioto (NUS, Singapore) and Yoshifumi Nishio (CASS Region 10 director, from Tokushima University, Japan). This year, CASS Malaysia has been awarded USD 10,600 from IEEE CASS outreach fund for seasonal school, WiCAS, school program and industrial visit events, USD 4,000 for networking visit and USD 1,200 for SEACAS workshop in Hanoi. Distinguished Lecturer invited by CAS Malaysia was Prof. Tsung Yi Ho from National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. CAS Malaysia also awarded 2 students under its Master Dissertation Award and PhD Dissertation Award program.  CAS has also sponsored six (6) Undergraduate Final Year Project awards organized by IEEE Malaysia Section, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). CAS Malaysia also participated in the IEEE CASS Student Design Competition where 3 groups of students represents Malaysia at the Region 10 level. CAS Malaysia was awarded USD 500 for the participation in the competition. Networking visits to Japan and Australia were conducted to promote and support the establishment of new chapter and also share few ideas and interests in research. Networking visit was carried out in Shizuoka University and Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT) in Japan, Vietnam National University, in Hanoi, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (Unimap) and University of Western Australia in Perth. CAS Malaysia technical co-sponsored InECCE2017 conference which organized by UMP and also co-organizer for Symposium on Material and Nanotechnology (SAMN2017) conference by ITMA, UPM. This year, few CASS Malaysia members have elevated to Senior Member such as Haslina Jaafar and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli.

A.2    List of Officer and Executive Committee Members

No Name Post Affiliations
1 Wan Zuha Wan Hasan Past-Chair UPM
2 Maryam Mohd Isa Past-Chair UPM
3 Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin Past-Chair UTP
4 Nurul Amziah Md Yunus Past-Chair UPM
5 Suhaidi Shafie Chair UPM
6 Tang Tong Boon Vice-Chair UTP
7 Haslina Jaafar Secretary UPM
8 Mohd Nazim Mohtar Treasurer UPM
9 Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani Excomm Member UPM
10 Mohd Tafir Mustaffa Excomm Member USM
11 Mohd Amrallah Mustafa Excomm Member UPM
12 Harikrishnan Ramiah Excomm Member UM
13 Lini Lee Excomm Member MMU
14 Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli Excomm Member UTP
15 M.L Dennis Wong Excomm Member Heriot-Watt, Malaysia
16 Jagadheswaran Rajendran Excomm Member USM
17 Asral Bahari Jambek Excomm Member UNIMAP
18 Veeraiyah Thangasamy Auditor APU

 

PART B – CHAPTER ACTIVITIES

 B.1   Membership Development Programs

No Date Venue Speaker No of attendees
1. 27/07/2017 IEEE CAS Membership / High Tea, Unimap Harikrishnan Ramiah 70
2. 08/11/2017 Talk on IEEE CAS Malaysia’s activities / SEACAS, Vietnam Nurul Amziah Md Yunus 60
3. 30/11/2017 Talk on IEEE Circuits and Systems Malaysia Chapter : An opportunity for professional development Mohd Nazim Mohtar 30

 

B.2   Professional and Continuing Education Activities (Continuing Educational activities including conferences, technical event, training courses should be reported)

No. Date Title Presenter/ Venue Category / (Attendance)
1. 25/01/2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017 Putrajaya Meeting/Excomm
2. 21-22/02/2017 Advanced ECG Signal Analysis Workshop Serdang, Selangor Wokshop / Community
3. 24/02/2017 1st CAS Committee Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
24/02/2017 1st  PrimeAsia Conference Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
4. 25/02/2017 IEEE Malaysia Chapter Chair Meeting IEEE Malaysia/ Shah Alam, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
5. 08/03/2017 Science Exhibition at SJK (C) Yoke Eng Penang Educational Program/ School
6. 08/03/2017 Science Exhibition at SMK (A) Nibong Tebal Penang Educational Program/ School
7. 09/03/2017 UPM-KYUTECH Joint Seminar on Solar Technology Serdang, Selangor Seminar / Community
8. 15/04/2017 Chapter Fund for Free Workshop at Rumah Permata Kasih (orphanage) Penang Educational Program/ School
9. 21/04/2017 2nd CAS Committee Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
10. 21/04/2017 2nd PrimeAsia Conference Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
11. 05/05/2017 1st WiCAS meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting /WiCAS committee
12. 11/05/2017 CAS FYP Evaluations and Awards at UMP Pahang Award / Community
25/05/2017 CAS FYP Awards at UPM Serdang, Selangor Award / Community
13. 09/06/2017 3rd CAS Committee Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
14. 09/06/2017 3rd  PrimeAsia Conference Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
15. 09/06/2017 Buka Puasa Ramadhan 2017 Serdang, Selangor Social / Excomm
16. 01/07/2017 CAS Student Design Competition – 3 submissions from Malaysia Online Competition/School  & Students
17. 13/07/2017 2nd WiCAS meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting /WiCAS committee
18. 18-19/07/17 Symposium on Advanced Material and Nanotechnology (SAMN2017) Bangi, Selangor Conference/Community
19. 27/07/2017 Visit to School of Microelectronics, Unimap, Perlis Unimap Networking Visit
20. 27/07/17 IEEE CASS Hi-Tea Networking Unimap Social
21. 27/07/17 IEEE CASS (M) Outstanding Master Award Unimap Award
22. 27/07/17 IEEE CASS (M) Outstanding Doctoral Award Unimap Award
23. 28/07/17 Technical Talk on  DSCC Suhaidi Shafie/ Unimap Technical Talk / Community
24. 28/07/17 Technical Talk on Microelectrokinetic Devices, Circuits and Systems Nurul Amziah Md Yunus / Unimap Technical Talk / Community
25. 8-10/08/2017 Seasonal School Theme -The fundamental of CMOS-Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Design Penang Hands-on Workshop / Community
26. 18/08/17 4th  CAS Committee Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
27. 18/08/17 4th  PrimeAsia Conference Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
28. 08/09/2017 3rd  WiCAS meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting /WiCAS committee
29. 18-19/09/2017 Women in Engineering International  Leadership Summit (co-sponsored) Kuala Lumpur Technical Talk / Community
30. 25/09/2017 5th   PrimeAsia Conference Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
31. 06/10/2017 Educational Visit to Semiconductor Industry  for Undergraduates National Instruments, Penang Visit/Students
32. 10/10/2017 4th  WiCAS meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/ WiCAS committee
33. 12/10/17 Technical Talk on Sensor Energy Supply Systems and Aspects of Sensor Network Communications Alan L. Harvey / Serdang, Selangor Technical Talk / Community
34. 12/10/17 Technical Talk on How and Why to be a Consulting Engineer Alan L. Harvey /  Serdang, Selangor Technical Talk / Community
35. 15-17/10/2017 International Conference on Electrical, Control & Computer Engineering (InECCE2017) Langkawi, Kedah Conference / Community
36. 20/10/2017 6th  PrimeAsia Conference Meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/Excomm
37. 28/10/21017 2nd IEEE Chapter Chair Meeting IEEE Malaysia / Putrajaya Meeting/Excomm
38. 30/10/2017 5th WiCAS meeting Serdang, Selangor Meeting/WiCAS committee
39. 30/10/2017 Distinguished Lecture Program (DLP) : Microfluidics Tsung Yi Ho / Serdang, Selangor Technical Talk / Community
40. 31/10/2017 Women in Circuits & Systems (WiCAS) 2017 Bangsar / Kuala Lumpur Seminar / Community
41. 31/10/2017 Young Female Development Leader Bangsar / Kuala Lumpur Award / Community
42. 31/10/2017 Tutorial on  microfluidics algorithms, design and biochemistry Tsung Yi Ho / Kuala Lumpur Tutorial / Community
43. 31/10/2017 Tutorial  on CMOS SPICE Model Extraction for Analog Integrated Circuit Design Philip Tan Beow Yew / Kuala Lumpur Tutorial / Community
44. 01/11/2017 R10 CAS Chapter Chair Meeting Bangsar / Kuala Lumpur Meeting/Chair
45. 01-02/11/2017 PrimeAsia2017 Conference Bangsar /Kuala Lumpur Conference/ Community
46. 02/11/2017 Best Paper Awards Bangsar / Kuala Lumpur Award/ Community
47. 02/11/2017 Student Travel Awards Bangsar / Kuala Lumpur Award/ Community
48. 02/11/2017 Live Forum Session on Scientific Publishing : Learn From The Pros Bangsar / Kuala Lumpur Forum / Community
49. 03/11/2017 Option Talk – Microelectronics Serdang, Selangor Talk / Students
50. 07-08/11/2017 South East Asia Workshop on Circuits and Systems (SEACAS 2017) Vietnam Symposium/ Networking Visit / Community
51. 07/11/2017 Technical Talk on Reach the Unreached- IEEE CAS Malaysia’s case Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani / Vietnam Technical Talk / Community
52. 07/11/2017 Technical Talk on Ultra Low Power  SAR ADC Suhaidi Shafie / Vietnam Technical Talk / Community
53. 08/11/2017 Fun Engineering Session Cyberjaya Educational Program/ School
54. 08/11/2017 Talk on IEEE CAS Malaysia’s activities Nurul Amziah Md Yunus /  Vietnam Membership Drive / Community
55. 18/11/2017 IEEE Malaysia Section FYP Awards – Electronics Tracks Penang Awards
56. 27/11/2017 Region 10 CASS Networking Visit to Shizuoka University, Japan  (Image Sensor Laboratory) Shoji Kawahito / Japan Networking Visit
57. 27/11/2017 Technical Talk on  SAR ADC Suhaidi Shafie / Japan Technical Talk/ Community
58. 27/11/2017 Technical Talk on  Design of Timing Generator for High Clarity CMOS Image Sensor Wang Chee Yew/ Japan Technical Talk/ Community
59. 28/11/2017 Region 10 CASS Networking Visit to Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan (Integrated bio and MEMS Group/Lab) Kazuaki Sawada / Japan Networking Visit
60. 28/11/2017 Technical Talk on  Lab on Chip for Heavy  Metal Sensor Asrulnizam Abd Manaf/ Japan Technical Talk/ Community
61. 28/11/2017 Region 10 CASS Networking Visit to Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan (Spintronics Group/Lab) Hironaga Uchida / Japan Networking Visit
62. 28/11/2017 Region 10 CASS Networking Visit to Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan  (High Voltage Instrumentation and Measurement Lab) Naohiro Hozumi / Japan Networking Visit
63. 28/11/2017 Region 10 CASS Networking Visit to Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan  (Electronic Material) Atsunori Matsuda / Japan Networking Visit
64. 30/11/2017 Region 10 CASS Networking Visit to University of Western Australia Perth, Australia Networking Visit
65. 30/11/2017 Technical Talk on  Graphene Quantum Dots Quantum Excitation for Ultraviolet Light Harvesting in DSCC Nazalea Yasmeen / Perth Technical Talk/ Community
66. 30/11/2017 Technical Talk on  Printed Sensor for Ion Detection Adni Nurili Mohd Kassim / Perth Technical Talk/ Community
67. 30/11/2017 Talk on IEEE Circuits and Systems Malaysia Chapter : An opportunity for professional development Mohd Nazim Mohtar / Perth Membership Drive / Community

 

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

  • http://cas.ieeemy.org/
  • IEEE CASS (M) Q1 Jan-Mar 2017
  • IEEE CASS (M) April 2017
  • IEEE Malaysia Section Q1 Jan-Mar 2017
  • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2017
  • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2017
  • IEEE CASS Newsletter Volume 11, Issue 4, August 2017

B.5   Awards

  • 2017 World Chapter of The Year Award
  • 2017 CASS Outreach Initiatives on Seasonal School Theme- The Fundamental of CMOS-Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Design – awarded USD 5,000
  • 2017 CASS Outreach Initiatives on Women in Circuits and Systems (WiCAS2017)- awarded USD 4,000
  • 2017 CASS Outreach Initiatives on Fun Engineering Session – awarded USD 600
  • 2017 CASS Outreach Initiatives on Educational Visit to Semiconductor Industry for Undergraduates – awarded USD 1,000
  • 2017 R10 CASS Networking Visit Japan – awarded USD 2,000
  • 2017 R10 CASS Networking Visit Australia– awarded USD 2,000
  • 2017 R10 CASS Support to 1st South East Asia Workshop on Circuits and Systems (SEACAS2017) in Hanoi, Vietnam– awarded USD 1,200
  • 2017-2018 CASS Student Design Competition – awarded USD 500

 

 

PART C – GOALS AND PLANS

C.1   Goals

C.2   2018 Planned Activities

Activity Type Activity Description Date

dd/mm/year

Technical

 

DLP

Summer/Winter School

WiCAS2018

Technical Talks

Tutorial

Jan – Nov 2018
Education School Programs Feb-Sept 2018
Social CAS Networking High-Tea

Buka Puasa

Bowling

May 2018-Sept2018
Professional Workshops Jan- Dec 2018
Membership Membership Drives Jan-Dec 2018
Others Networking Visit to new chapter of IEEE CAS

CASS Student Design Competition

Oct- Dec 2018

 

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