Circuits and Systems Society Malaysia

IEEE
2014

2014 Annual Report

IEEE Malaysia Chapter Annual Report

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society

2014

 

PART A – CHAPTER SUMMARY

A.1   Executive Summary

CASS Malaysia Section received Region 10 Chapter of the Year Award in year 2014. The society has successfully organized several activities such as DLP (2), Hi-Tea (1), Technical Talks (25), Tutorial (1), Summer School (1), Networking Visit (3) and Membership Drive (4). Distinguished Lecturers invited by CAS Malaysia were Prof. Mohsin M. Jamali, IEEE Senior Member (University of Toledo, USA), Prof. Mircea Stan, IEEE Fellow (University of Virginia, USA) and Prof. Myung Hoon Sunwoo, IEEE Fellow (Ajou University, South Korea). Apart from them, 6 academic staffs, 7 industry representatives and 4 postgraduate students were invited to give technical talks during CAS events. CAS Malaysia also awarded 8 students under its Innovative Award, Master Dissertation Award and PhD Dissertation Award program. This year, CAS Malaysia co-sponsored 2 conferences, which were ICIAS2014 and ICED2014; and sponsored 3 competitions, which were IEEEXtreme 8.0, Engineering Student Competition of Sustainability and Assertiveness (E-SCOSA) 2014 and Undergraduate Final Year Project Competition organized by IEEE Malaysia Section. Networking visits from Hyderabad Chapter and Seoul Chapter were conducted where chapters shared research idea and interest. Lastly, congratulations to CASS Malaysia members who are elevated to Senior Member in 2014 and they are Asral Bahari, Boon Chong Ang, Chee Seng Chan, Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin, Michael Tan, Noor Ain Kamsani and Nurul Md Yunus.

A.2   List of Officer and Executive Committee Members

No Name Post Affiliations
1 Maryam Mohd Isa Past Chair UPM
2 Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin Chair UTP
3 Nurul Amziah Md Yunus Vice Chair UPM
4 Noor Ain Kamsani Secretary UPM
5 Asral Bahari Jambek Treasurer UNIMAP
6 Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani Excomm Member UPM
7 Mohd Tafir Mustaffa Excomm Member USM
8 Tang Tong Boon Excomm Member UTP
9 Haslina Jaafar Excomm Member UPM
10 Suhaidi Shafie Excomm Member UPM
11 Yong Bang Ming Excomm Member Industry

 

PART B – CHAPTER ACTIVITIES

B.1   Membership Development Programs

No Date Venue Speaker No of attendees
1 18/08/2014 ICED, Penang Dr. Mohd Tafir Mustaffa

180

2 12/11/2014 UTP, Perak Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin

150

3 12/11/2014 UPM, Selangor Dr. Noor Ain Kamsani

100

4 26/11/2014 USM, Penang Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin

130

B.2   Professional and Continuing Education Activities

No.

Date

Title

Presenter/ Venue

Category / (Attendance)

 1  3-5/06/2014  5th International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced Systems (ICIAS2014)  Kuala Lumpur  Conference / Community
 2  19-21/08/2014  International Conference on Electronic Design (ICED2014)  Penang  Conference / Community
 3  25-28/08/2014  2014 CASS Outreach Initiative: Summer School on IC Design & Test (Operational Amplifier)  UPM, Selangor  Education / Community
 4  18/09/2014  2014 CASS Outreach Initiative: Hi-Tea  Shangri-La Hotel, Putrajaya  Networking / Member
 5  18/09/2014  IEEE CAS (M) Innovative Award  Kuala Lumpur  Award / Member
 6  18/09/2014  IEEE CAS (M) Master Dissertation Award  Kuala Lumpur  Award / Member
 7  18/09/2014  IEEE CAS (M) Doctoral Dissertation Award  Kuala Lumpur  Award / Member
 8  18/10/2014  IEEEXtreme programming competition  UTP, Perak  Education / Community
 9  08/11/2014  Engineering Student Competition of Sustainability and Assertiveness (E-SCOSA) 2014  USM, Penang  Education / Community
 10  09/11/2014  Undergraduate Final Year Project Competition (Track 3: Electronics)  Kuala Lumpur  Education / Community
 11  11/11/2014  Networking Visit From CAS Hyderabad Chapter  UPM, Selangor  Networking / Member
 12  12/11/2014  Networking Visit From CAS Hyderabad Chapter  UniMAP, Perlis  Networking / Member
 13  24/11/2014  Networking Visit To CAS Seoul Chapter  Ajou University, South Korea  Networking / Member
 14  16/12/2014  IEEE Student Conference on Research & Development 2014 – Best Paper Award (Electronics Track)  Parkroyal, Penang  Award / Community
 15  17/12/2014  Networking Visit From Seoul Chapter  UTP, Perak  Networking / Member
 16  18/12/2014  Networking Visit From Korea Chapter  UPM, Selangor  Networking / Member
 17  09/07/2014  Development of Parallel Architectures for Radar Signal Processing  Prof. Mohsin M. Jamali / UTP, Perak  DLP / Member
 18  25/08/2014  Overview of IC Design  Dr. Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 19  25/08/2014  Overview of IC Manufacturing Automation  Mr. Mohd Adli Ahmad Bazuli / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 20  25/08/2014  Overview of IC Test and Characterization  Mr. Lee Yuen Tat / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 21  26/08/2014  Basic Principles of Sensors  Dr. Nurul Amziah Md Yunus / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 22  26/08/2014  Basic Principles of Operational Amplifiers  Dr. Suhaidi Shafie / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 23  26/08/2014  Project Implementation using Op-Amp  Dr. Noor Ain Kamsani / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 24  27/08/2014  Basic Principles of Analog to Digital Converters  Mr. Tan Kong Yew / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 25  28/08/2014  Op-Amp Circuit Design  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tang Tong Boon / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 26  28/08/2014  Op-Amp Parameter Test  Mr. Yeo Chiau Woon / UPM, Selangor  Summer School / Community
 27  18/09/2014  Accelerating Economic Growth Through Targeted Research Collaboration in The Electrical &  Electronic Sector  Dr. Nor Azmi Alias / Shangri-La Hotel, Putrajaya  Hi-Tea / Member
 28  18/09/2014  Commercialization of Innovation and Research  Dr. Masuri Othman / Shangri-La Hotel, Putrajaya  Hi-Tea / Member
 29  18/09/2014  The Next Evolution of Computing – Intel Perspective  Mr. Lai Soon Chong / Shangri-La Hotel, Putrajaya  Hi-Tea / Member
 30  18/09/2014  The Next Evolution of Computing – Intel Perspective  Mr. Wameedh Nazar Flayyih / Shangri-La Hotel, Putrajaya  Hi-Tea / Member
 31  11/11/2014  Design of Sigma Delta Analog to Digital Converters  Mr. Mohammed Arifuddin Sohel / UPM, Selangor  Networking Visit / Member
 32  11/11/2014  Design of Sigma Delta Analog to Digital Converters  Mr. Mohammed Anwar / UPM, Selangor  Networking Visit / Member
 33  11/11/2014  18T Pass Transistor Logic Full Adder  Mr. Veeraiyah Thangasamy / UPM, Selangor  Networking Visit / Member
 34  24/11/2014  Crosstalk Aware Error Control Coding Techniques for Reliable and Energy Efficient Network on Chip  Dr Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani / Ajou University, South Korea  Networking Visit / Member
 35  24/11/2014  Microfluidic Devices, Circuits and Systems – AC Electrokinetic Applications  Dr Nurul Amziah Md Yunus / Ajou University, South Korea  Networking Visit / Member
 36  24/11/2014  Train Track Misalignment Based on Inertia Measurement Unit  Mr. Kang Chun Hong / Ajou University, South Korea  Networking Visit / Member
 37  15/12/2014  Breaking the 3D Power Delivery Walls Using Voltage Stacking  Prof. Mircea R. Stan / UPM, Selangor  DLP / Member
 38  16/12/2014  Breaking the 3D Power Delivery Walls Using Voltage Stacking  Prof. Mircea R. Stan / USM, Penang  Technical Talk / Member
 39  17/12/2014  Low Power Motion Estimation Specific Instruction Set Processors (MESIP) – Novel Design Challenge For Nano Technology Era  Prof. Myung Hoon Sunwoo / UPM, Selangor  Networking Visit / Member
 40  17/12/2014  Low Power and Thermal Issues at the Circuit and Systems Level  Prof. Mircea R. Stan / Penang  Tutorial / Member
 41  18/12/2014  Low Power Motion Estimation Specific Instruction Set Processors (MESIP) – Novel Design Challenge For Nano Technology Era  Prof. Myung Hoon Sunwoo / UTP, Perak  Networking Visit / Member
 42  12/2014  R10Q4 Newsletter on Hi-Tea event                  —  Newsletter / Community
 43  10/1/2015  Appreciation Lunch  Prof. Myung Hoon Sunwoo / UTP, Perak  Networking

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

B.5   Awards

  • Region 10 Chapter of The Year 2014 Award
  • 2014 CASS Outreach Initiatives – awarded USD7,500
  • 2014 Networking CASS Chapters in Asia-Pacific Countries – awarded USD1,000