PERSONAL DETAIL


PROF. DR. NOR AISHAH BINTI HAMZAH

Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Science
 
  +603-79674305
  +603-79674143
  aishah_hamzah@um.edu.my
 Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Publons Link
  https://publons.com/researcher/2840681/nor-a-hamzah/

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • ROYAL STATISTICAL SOCIETY, UK, Fellow Member, 1994, (International)
  • INSTITUT STATISTIK MALAYSIA, Member, 2008, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Director, Global Planning and Strategy Centre, Vice Chancellor, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2020
  • Acting Director, Global Planning and Strategy Centre, Vice Chancellor, 02/10/2017 to 11/12/2017
  • Deputy Director, Global Planning and Strategy Centre, Vice Chancellor, 01/02/2016 to 31/01/2018
  • Deputy Director, Global Planning and Strategy Centre, Vice Chancellor, 01/02/2013 to 31/01/2016
  • Deputy Dean, Dean's Office, Faculty of Science, 01/09/2009 to 30/11/2009
  • Acting Dean, Dean's Office, Faculty of Science, 01/01/2009 to 31/03/2009
  • Deputy Dean, Dean's Office, Faculty of Science, 01/09/2006 to 31/08/2007
  • Deputy Dean, Dean's Office, Faculty of Science, 01/06/2006 to 31/08/2006
  • Deputy Dean, Dean's Office, Faculty of Science, 01/04/2006 to 31/05/2006
  • University Malaya Senate Member , University Malaya, 17/12/2012 to 16/12/2015
  • Committee Member for JK Kerja Audit Program Ijazah Tinggi (JKAPIT), UM, University Malaya, 06/08/2012
  • Committee member of JK Pemeriksa Program Ijazah Dasar, Faculty, 09/12/2011
  • Committee Member of JK Ijazah Tinggi Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 01/09/2011
  • Committee member of JK Pemilihan Kemasukan sesi 2012/2013, Faculty, 07/03/2011
  • Undergraduate Statistics Program Coordinator, Faculty, 16/02/2011

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Exploratory Data Analysis (robust statistics, diagnostics, data analysis)
  • Statistical Computing (S-plus, R-programming and SAS)
  • Statistical Modelling (generalized linear models, robust statistics, diagnostics, time series models)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2020
  • Mahdi Roozbeh, Nor Aishah Hamzah and Nur Anisah Mohamed (2020). Using Improved Robust Estimators to semiparametric model with High Dimensional Data. in Computational and Methodological Statistics and Biostatistics - Essays in Contemporary Advancement, Springer Series in Statistical Texts. 

2011
  • Aishah Hamzah and Mohammad Nasser. 2011. Robust regression estimation in Generalized Linear Models. Dlm Miodrag Lovric (pnyt). International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, hlm. 1242-1244. Springer. 
Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Kian Boon Law, Kian Meng Chang, Nor Aishah Hamzah, Kok Haur Ng & Tee Chuan Ong (2017). Fludarabine, High Dose Cytarabine and Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (FLAG) as Consolidation Chemotherapy in Older Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (ISI-cited). ISSN:0971-4502 (Print version). ISSN: 0974-0449 (Electronic version). Doi:10.1007/212288-017-0790-3 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Mahdi Roozbeh and Nor Aishah Hamzah. (2016). Feasible robust estimator in restricted semiparametric regression models based on the LTS approach. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation - in press. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Nurul Sima Mohamad Shariff and Nor Aishah Hamzah (2015). A robust panel unit root test in the presence of cross sectional dependence. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 14(2), 159-171. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Alireza Bahiraie, Behzad Abbasi, Farahnaz Omidi, Nor Aishah Hamzah, Abdul Hadi Yaakub. 2015. Continuous time portfolio optimization. Int. J.Nonlinear Anal. Appl. 6(2): 103-112 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • S.A.Abu Bakar, N.A.Hamzah, M.Maghsoudi & S.Nadarajah. Modelling loss data using composite models. Insurance, Mathematics and Economics. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah, Siew-Voon Soon, Nor Aishah Hamzah (2013). Parity reversion in real interest rate in the Asian countries: Further evidence based on local- persistent model. Economic Modelling 35:634-642. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah, Nor Aishah Hamzah and Shamsul Rijal Muhammad Sabri. 2011. Inflation Uncertainty and Economic Growth: Evidence from the LAD ARCH Model. Journal of Applied Statistics. 38(1):195-206 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Farhad Pourkalbassi, Alireza Bahiraie, Aishah Hamzah and Lee Chin. 2011. On the exchange rate behavior by PPP: A test on Malaysian Ringgit and US Dollar. African Journal of Business Management 5(17):7350-7356 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Anorshirvan Kazemnejad, Farid Zayeri, Nor Aishah Hamzah, Rasool Gharaaghaji & Masoud Salehi. 2010. A Bayesian analysis of bivariate ordered categorical responses using a latent variable regression model: Application to diabetic retinopathy data. Scientific Research and Essays Vol. 5(11), pp.1264 - 1273 (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah, Venus Khim-Sen Liew and Nor Aishah Hamzah.2008. Real Interest Rate Parity in the ASEAN-5 Countries: A Non-linear Perspective. Applied Economic Letters 15(12):955-958 (ISI-Indexed)
  • C.H.Sim and N.A. Hamzah. 2008. Control Charts With Probability Limits, Malaysian Journal of Science 27(1):129-142. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2004
  • R.M. Yunus, Y.Z.Zubairi and N.A. Hamzah (2004), A robust approach to survival data. Jurnal Sains 11 (1). 38-46 

2003
  • Nasir Ganikhodjaev, Noor Hasnah Moin, Wan Ainun Mior Othman, and Nor Aishah Hamzah. 2003. Trajectories of Random Quadratic Operators of the Random Mandelian Model of Heredity. Pertanika UPM 12(1):69-80 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2001
  • Hamzah, N.A., and Yahaya, D. 2001. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society 11(1). 93-102 

2000
  • Qvist, R., Kshatriya, B.M., Hamzah, N.A, Mitin, A. and Zaini, A. 2000. Relationship between obesity and plasma lipoproteins in adolescents with different apolipoprotein E phenotypes. Biomed Res 11(1):93-102 
Proceeding

2013
  • Md. Sabiruzzaman, Nor Aishah Hamzah and Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah. 2013. Locating Shifts in the Unconditional Variance of Time-Dependent Processes Using Multiscale Wavelet Periodogram, Proceeding of the National Symposium of Mathematical Sciences [ published by American Institute of Physics (AIP) (ISI)]. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
Monograph
Technical Report
Others

2008
  • 1996 NATIONAL SURVEY OF RANDD (1997), MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MALAYSIA --- CHAPTER CONTRIBUTION  

2005
  • CH Sim, and NA Hamzah (2005). Control Chart With Probability Limits and Robust Estimator. Proceedings of the 55th Session of the International Statistical Institute (ISI)’ --- to be published  
  • Nor Aishah Hamzah and Sim Chiaw Hock (2005). Heterogeneous Waste Sampling and Characterization, Proceedings of Seminar and Workshop of Reactor Interest Group (RIG), Institut Penyelidikan Teknologi Nuklear (MINT). ISBN: 983-9970-21-3 
  • NA Hamzah, R Sutrisno, CH Sim (2005). Analysis for Unreplicated Factorial Experiments: How Important Are The Scale Estimates? Proceedings of the 55th Session of the International Statistical Institute (ISI)’ --- to be published  

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Robustness And Efficiency Of Quadratic Inference Function Estimators, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Data Analytics In Demand-driven Decision Making: The Impact On Stem Education, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Data Analytics In Demand-driven Decision Making: The Impact On Stem Education, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Measures Of Dependence And Its Applications In Risk Management, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2017, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Monitoring Process Shifts using Robust ControlCharts with Augmented Diagnostic Tools in thePresence of Contamination, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2015, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • ACTUARIAL MODELLING FOR SKEWED LOSS DATA, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • New Class of Statistical Models and Inference Techniques for Modelling and Data Analysis, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2015, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • New genetic programming entropy algorithm for portfolio selection and option pricing measurements: new approach and software, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Outlier Detection in Time Series, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Statistical Modelling of Uncertainty in Time Series Data, , 2008, , (National)
  • PANEL DATA ANALYSIS: PARAMETER ESTIMATION AND INFERENCE, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Regression Diagnostics
  • Applications of robust statistics in time series analysis
  • Computer Simulation and Data Analysis

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Science and Technology Knowledge Productivity in Malaysia - Bibliometric Study 2015, 2015-2015, MASTIC, MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION (MOSTI) MALAYSIA
  • INVITATION AS AN EXPERT AND LECTURER IN DESIGN OF EXPERIMENT: STATISTICIAN POINT OF VIEW ON NDT & EXPERIMENTS COURSE, 2014-2014, AGENSI NUKLEAR MALAYSIA, MOSTI
  • Performance and Impact Assessment Study of R,D&C Programs, MOSTI, under the Ninth Malaysia Plan., 2012-2012, MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION (MOSTI), MALAYSIA

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Asian Universities Alliances Scholars Award 2019, Asian Universities Alliances, 2019, (International)
  • Pameran Rekacipta, Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi (Prpi) 2014, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2014, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2012, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2009, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2006, (University)
  • Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2006
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2003, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Stylized fact, structural breaks and modeling volatility of financial time series, STATISTICAL CONCEPTS AND METHODS FOR THE MODERN WORLD, 2011-12-28 to 2011-12-30, INSTITUTE OF APPLIED STATISTICS, SRI LANKA, (International)
  • Detecting Changes In Variance: The Relevance Of CUSUM Type Tests, 1st ISM International Statistical Conference (ISM-1 2012), 2012-09-04 to 2012-09-06, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) & Institut Statistik Malaysia, (International)
  • Test For Structural Changes In Unconditional Volatility Of A Time Series: An Outlier Treatment Approach, International Conference on Statistical Data Mining for Bioinformatics, Agriculture and Environment., 2012-12-22 to 2013-01-24, Department of Statistics, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, (International)
  • STATISTICAL NETWORK & SPECIALIST COMMUNITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, 62ND ISI WORLD STATISTICS CONGRESS 2019, 2019-08-18 to 2019-08-23, ISI WORLD STATISTICS CONGRESS, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Locating Shifts In The Unconditional Variance Of Time-Dependent Processes Using Multiscale Wavelet Periodogram, Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke-21, 2013-11-06 to 2013-11-08, Universiti Sains Malaysia & Persatuan Matematik Malaysia (PERSAMA), (National)
OTHERS
  • Dialogue classifiers to improve access to mental health, 138th European Study Group with industry (ESGI 138), 2018-07-16 to 2018-07-20, Institute for Mathematical Innovation, University of Bath, United Kingdom, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • CHAIR OF SPECIAL TOPIC SESSIONS, ISI WORLD STATISTICS CONGRESS 2019, 2019, (International)
  • SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH VISIT - KING SAUD UNIVERSITY, RIYADH, ASIAN UNIVERSITIES ALLIANCE SCHOLARS AWARD 2019, 2019, (International)
  • HIGHER EDUCATION PLANNING FORUM IN ASIA CO-CHAIR, HIGHER EDUCATION PLANNING IN ASIA ASSOCIATION (HEPA), 2019, (Asia (regional))

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Chair of Special Topic Sessions, 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress 2019, ISI WORLD STATISTICS CONGRESS, Resource Person, 2019-2019, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • to evaluate the new postgraduate programme in Statistics, Postgraduate Data Science Programme ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • PhD: New procedure for fitting response surface model to experiments of type 4^q, 2^p*4^q and 3^p *4^q, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Sains Malaysiana: A Unit Root Test Based on the Modified Least Squares Estimator, Article In Journal ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • MATEMATIKA Journal (UTM): The Application of Ridge Regression Diagonastic Method with Robust Estimation as a Remedy for Multicollinearity Caused by High Leverage Points, Article In Journal ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • USM PhD thesis: New Test Statistics to assess the Goodness-of-fit of Logistic Regression Models, Thesis ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • Several new models for count data with applications in insurance, Thesis ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Review abstracts for 1st ISM International Statistical Conference (ISM-1 2012), Abstracts ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • PhD thesis: A Distribution Arising From A Random Walk On The Plane. Sim Shin Zhu, UM, Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • PhD thesis: Penilaian Kecekapan Pasaran dan Kemeruapan Dengan Menggunakan Data Lampau: Kajian Empirik Bagi Pasaran Saham Malaysia. Chin Wen Chong, UKM., Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • Promotion exercise to DS54, UTHM., Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • Evaluate research work submitted for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor DS54, UiTM., Thesis ,  (2010 - 2010)
  • PhD thesis: Climate change and its impact on wheat production in Dinagpur district: Modeling and Quantitative Analysis. Syeda Jahanara Afrose, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh., Thesis ,  (2010 - 2010)
  • PhD thesis: Evaluating and Comparing Volatility Forecast Using GARCH Models.Ahmed Ali Hassan, UKM., Thesis ,  (2008 - 2008)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION, (National), 01/05/2015 until 31/12/2020

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Master Degree, Law Kian Boon, SURVIVAL ANALYSIS IN ACUTE MYELOID, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Dicky Lim Teik Chye, The Development of Matheuristics for Production-Inventory-Distribution Routing Problem, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Lily Wong, Modified ANT Colony Optimization Algorithms for Deterministic and Stochastic Inventory Routing Problems, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Md. Sabiruzzaman, Stylized facts, structural breaks and modeling volatility in financial time series, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Azam Pirmoradian, Copula-Based Models for Financial Time Series, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nurul Sima Md. Shariff, Panel Data Model Under Cross Section Dependence: A Robust Approach, 2007/2008
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Shamsul Rijal Bin Muhammad Sabri, L1-GARCH Models: Parameter estimations, performance measure and its applications, 2004/2005

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mastoureh Maghsoudi, New Insurance Premium Model In The Presence Of Insurer S Loss Limit, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Alshqaq Shokrya Saleh A, ON SPARSE MODELS AND APPLICATIONS TO GLMs, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Yasaman Izadparast, On cross-entropy genetic programming (CE-GP) in finance, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Farhad Pourkalbassi Esfahani, On the application of fractals in finance, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Tan Siu Ching, Time series modelling in the presence of structural breaks, 2008/2009

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • ROBUST STATISTICS, 2011/2012(1), 5, 56
  • ROBUST STATISTICS, 2011/2012(1), 6, 42
FIRST DEGREE
  • DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS , 2017/2018(2), 12, 58
  • DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS, 2012/2013(2), 9, 0
  • APPRECIATION OF MATHEMATICS, 2011/2012(1), 22, 18
  • DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS, 2011/2012(2), 41, 42