Kasturi Dewi Varathan, is currently an associate professor at the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya, Malaysia. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the National University of Malaysia. Her main research focus is in the field of Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Information Retrieval. Dr.Kasturi has published in several high-ranked journals and conferences. Her research on data analytics won several awards in international and national level competitions. Research institutions too have gained from her expertise. She was a Master of Data Science Coordinator at the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya. She has served as visiting scientist to the Information Systems Research Group of the Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano, Switzerland as well as research fellow at the Institute of Visual Informatics, National University of Malaysia. Dr.Kasturi has also secured national and international grants. Some of the prominent grants that she has received are Prototype Research Grant from the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and Swiss Education, Research and Innovation Grant from Switzerland.  She is also a recipient of the prestigious Leadership in Innovation Fellowship award by the United Kingdom and Malaysian Government.  

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Daniel Chow Ung T’chiang (PhD) is the Deputy Dean of Research and Development at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Universiti Malaya. His areas of interest include English for Specific Purposes and Critical Genre Analysis. He is currently involved in research projects on Professional Discourses and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Daniel is the Treasurer of Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL), an affiliate of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA).

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  Woi Pei Meng is currently attached to Universiti Malaya as a researcher, specializing in applied electrochemistry studies. She graduated in 2011 with PhD in Electrocatalysis which delve into the construction of solid-state electrocatalyst that inspired from the {FeFe}-hydrogenases enzyme that responsible for the reversible uptake/ evolution of dihydrogen, the chemistry which is of potential technological importance towards clean energy transduction. She is specializing in electrode surface modification via electrochemical techniques i.e., electropolymerization and electrodeposition using materials such as carbon-based polymer, first and second row transition metals and 2D materials. Presently the bulk of her research deals with electrochemical sensors development including construction of non-enzymatic biomedical nanosensors to accurately detect body metabolites such as glucose, sodium, sulfate and chloride in the body fluids; self-correcting divalent cations sensor for precision agriculture by measuring plant macronutrients at ppm level which can be applied in agriculture industry to avoid excessive use of fertilizers. She is also concerns with environmental pollutants, by developing electrochemical sensor on heavy metals and volatile organic compounds (VOC) monitoring. On top of that, she is also researching in artificial photosynthesis, aiming to develop the solid-state electrocatalysts system which inspired from nature on solving the energy crisis via hydrogen production and conversion of greenhouse gases into renewable fuel.  

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