Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. ARPAH BINTI ABU

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Institute of Biological Sciences
    Faculty of Science
  •    +603-79676742
  •   arpah@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • AJK Ijazah Tinggi ISB, Faculty, 02/05/2018 to 01/05/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Haluansiswa Sesi 2018/2019, Faculty, 06/04/2018 to 05/04/2019
  • Penyelaras Buku Panduan Institut Sains Biologi, Fakulti Sains Sesi 2018/2019, Faculty, 29/03/2018 to 28/03/2019
  • Ahli Tracker Committee Alumni Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 02/03/2018 to 01/03/2019
  • AJK Promosi Program Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 05/01/2018 to 30/12/2019
  • AJK Alumni Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • AJK Penilaian Spesifikasi dan Harga Perolehan Bekalan/Perkhidmatan, Faculty, 30/11/2017 to 10/02/2018
  • Penyelaras Buku Panduan Institut Sains Biologi, Fakulti Sains Sesi 2017/2018, Faculty, 05/06/2017 to 04/06/2018
  • AJK Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty, 11/05/2017 to 01/05/2018
  • Penyelaras Buku Panduan Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 14/10/2016 to 13/10/2017
  • Penyelaras Kursus GXEX1417/GIG1001, Faculty, 15/04/2016 to 30/06/2017
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Promosi Program Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 01/10/2015 to 31/12/2017
  • Wakil Program ke Jawatankuasa Buku Panduan, Institut Sains Biologi, Fakulti Sains untuk Sesi 2015/2016, Faculty, 30/06/2015 to present
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Sarjana Bioinformatik, Faculty, 13/02/2015 to present
  • Wakil Program Bioinformatik: Penyelaras Kursus Jalinan Masyarakat (GXEX 1417), Faculty, 31/12/2014 to present
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Pangkalan Data Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 02/09/2014 to present
  • Wakil Program ke Jawatankuasa Buku Panduan, Institut Sains Biologi, Fakulti Sains untuk Sesi 2014/2015, Faculty, 27/03/2014 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), BIOINFORMATIK, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • Masters of Software Engineering, KEJURUTERAAN PERISIAN, Universiti Malaya
  • BCompSc(MIS)(UM), SAINS KOMPUTER, UNIVERSITI MALAYA
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • BIOINFORMATICS (Digital Image Processing & Analysis, Bioimage, Content-based Image Retrieval, Database Technology, Knowledge-based, Machine Learning)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • SHEB3386 - Current Topics in Bioinformatics, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHEB3302 - Image and Graphics Processing in Biology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHEB3303 - Multimedia Authoring, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • SHEB3386 - Current Topics in Bioinformatics, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • SHES2300 - Computer Operating Systems, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010)
  • SHEB3303 - Multimedia Authoring, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHES3386 - Special Biounformatic Topic, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011)
  • SHES3386 - Special Bioinformatic Topic, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010)
  • SHES2301 - Computering Network, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011)
  • SHGS6411 - System Biology, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011)
  • SHEB3318 - Computer Programming Ii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • SHEB3302 - Image and Graphics Processing in Biology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • SHES2301 - Computering Network, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008)
  • SHES3317 - Anthology of Programming Languages I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010)
  • SHGS6218 - Programming in Bioinformatics, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHEB3318 - Computer Programming Ii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHEB3317 - Anthology of Programming Languages, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHGS6220 - Application of Programming in Bioinformatics, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • SHES2403 - Database Structure and Design, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009)
  • SHEB3317 - Anthology of Programming Languages, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • SHES2403 - Database Structure and Design, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008)
  • SHGS6218 - Programming in Bioinformatics, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • SHES3317 - Anthology of Programming Languages I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2019
    • Abu, A., Ngo, C. G., Abu-Hassan, N. I. A., & Othman, S. A. (2019). Automated craniofacial landmarks detection on 3D image using geometry characteristics information. BMC Bioinformatics, 19(548), 65 - 80 (WoS)
    2018
    • Mohamad-Matrol A. A., Chang, S.W., & Abu A. (2018). Plant data visualisation using network graphs. PeerJ 6:e5579; DOI 10.7717/peerj.5579 (WoS)
    2017
    • Murat et al. (2017), Automated classification of tropical shrub species: a hybrid of leaf shape and machine learning approach. PeerJ 5:e3792; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3792 (WoS)
    2016
    • Arpah Abu, Lee Kien Leow, Rosli Ramli, Hasmahzaiti Omar. 2016. Classification of Suncus murinus species complex (Soricidae: Crocidurinae) in Peninsular Malaysia using Image Analysis and Machine Learning Approaches. BMC Bioinformatics Volume 17 Suppl X, S2 (WoS)
    2013
    • Arpah Abu, L. H. S. Lim, Amandeep S. Sidhu & Sarinder K. Dhillon. 2013. Biodiversity image retrieval framework for monogeneans. Systematics and Biodiversity 11(1):19-33 (WoS)
    • Arpah Abu, LHS Lim, Amandeep S. Sidhu and Sarinder K. Dhillon. 2013. Semantic Representation of Monogenean Haptoral Bar Image Annotation. BMC Bioinformatics, 14(48) (WoS)
    Article in Proceedings
    2010
    • Arpah A., Sarinder K. K. S.and L. H. S. Lim, 2010. A Database Management System (DBMS) for Monogenean Taxonomy. Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. In Saji Baby & Parvinder Singh Sandhu (Eds.) (2010), 23- 24 April 2010. Bangkok, Thailand. 261-265, Research Publishing Services. doi:10.3850/978-981-08-5716-5_T103
    • Arpah, A., Alfred, S., Lim, L. H. S., and Sarinder K. K. S. (2010). Monogenean Image Data Mining using Taxonomy Ontology. Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Networking and Information Technology (ICNIT 2010). In S. Thatcher & X. Yi (Eds.) (2010), 11- 12 June 2010. 478-481, Manila, Philippines, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi:10.1109/ICNIT.2010.5508467
    • Alfred S., Arpah A., L. H. S. Lim, and Sarinder K. K. S. Semantic technology: An efficient approach to Monogenean information retrieval. Proceeding of International Conference on Computer and Network Technology. 23- 24 April 2010. Bangkok, Thailand. 478- 481, Bangkok, Thailand, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi:10.1109/ICCNT.2010.127
    Extended Abstract
    2018
    • Abu, A., Mohamad-Matrol, A. A., Yong, K. T. (2018). An Informatics Resource of Plant Morphology Ontology Plant Ontology University of Malaya (POUM). In Book of Abstracts of the 9th International Conference on Computational Systems-Biology and Bioinformatics (CSBio 2018), (pp. 45-480). Bangkok, Thailand: King Mongkut s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand.
    2010
    • Arpah, A., Lim, L. H. S., & Sarinder, K. K. S. (2010, 15th - 17th December). An Online Semantic-Based Monogenean Taxonomy (Image database). Paper presented at the The 15th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (15th BSGC), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.
    2009
    • Arpah A., Sarinder K. K. S., and L. H. S. Lim. 2009. A Database Management System (DBMS) for Monogenean Taxonomy. The 14th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress. December 10th - 12th, 2009, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
    2008
    • Arpah, A., Sarinder K. K. S., Lim L. H. S., 2008. A Content Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) for Monogenean Taxonomy. The 13th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress. December 15th - 17th 2008, National University of Singapore.
    SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Promoter Prediction System fr Recombinant Lipase Expression in Pichia Pastoris, Mayaki Fatima Gogo, M0100103 (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Automated Landmarks Detection on 3D Human Facial Image, Ngo Chee Guan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Bio-ecological studies of Malaysian Odonates and an integrated taxonomic study on the genus Rhinocypha, NOORHIDAYAH BINTI MAMAT, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • Automated plant species recognition using leaf shapes, MIRAEMILIANA BINTI MURAT, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Knowledge based framework to infer, visualise and analyse plant species data, AFRINA ADLYNA MOHAMAD MATROL, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • DISTRIBUTION, MORPHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPARISONS IN THE SELECTED SPIDER GENUS NEPHILA LEACH, 1815, KOH WENYUH, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • DISTRIBUTION, MORPHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPARISONS IN THE SELECTED SPIDER GENUS NEPHILA LEACH, 1815, KOH WENYUH, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Undergraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • SHEB3186 - Research Project in Bioinformatics, 2013/2014
    • SHEB3186 - Research Project in Bioinformatics, 2013/2014
    • SHEB3186 - Research Project in Bioinformatics, 2014/2015
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Green Volunteer - KL 2017 29th Sea Games, 19/08/2017 to 30/08/2017
    • Social Engagement UMCares 2016: Biochar for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment Project –ISB Lecturers and Kampung Seri Cheeding, Banting , 04/04/2017 to 04/04/2017
    • Khidmat Masyarakat bersama Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ehsan Ash- Shakur (PEKEAS) Bandar Tasik Puteri, 48020 Rawang, Selangor, 01/02/2017 to 30/04/2017
    • Organizing committee for the International Conference of the 50th Anniversary of Ulu Gombak Field Studies Centre (ICFSC2016), 24/10/2016 to 25/10/2016
    • Urusetia untuk Bengkel Biochar untuk Kelestarian Pertanian dan Alam Sekitar Bersempena Program Jalinan Masyarakat UMCARES 2016, University Malaya - Kg. Seri Cheeding, 01/09/2016 to 01/10/2016
    • Organizing committee for Biosymposium 2016, 20/05/2016 to 20/05/2016
    • Program Jalinan Masyarakat Bersama Mahasiswa Bioinformatik di Rumah Kasih Nurul Hasanah, Ampang Selangor, 09/04/2016 to 10/04/2016
    • Program Jalinan Masyarakat Bersama Mahasiswa Bioinformatik di Rumah Amal Limpahan Kasih, Puchong Selangor, 19/04/2015 to 10/05/2015
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Evaluator at Biosymposium 2018 , 2018 to 2018 (Project)
  • Reviewer for Database Journal (Oxford University Press) , 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for Food Research Journal , 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Assessor for Biohealth Program (Poster presentation) during Biosymposium 2016, 2016 to 2016 (Project)
  • Penilai Permohonan Peruntukan Penyelidikan Pascasiswazah (PPP) , 2015 (Research Grant)
  • AhliJawatankuasa Penilai (Penilai Luar) Hari Poster Sains Biokesihatan kali ke-9, 2014 (Project)
  • Reviewer for Borneo Journal of Resource Science and Technology (BJRST), 2014 (Article in Journal)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Advisor for 21st Biological Sciences Graduate Congress 2016, University of Malaya, National University of Singapore and Chulallongkorn University , 2016 - 2016 (Advisor)
  • The 4th International Symposium on Asian Vertebrate Species Diversity, University of Malaya and Japan Society for Promotion of Science & the Kyoto University Museum, Kyoto University, Japan, 2014 - 2014 (Treasurer)
  • Co-Advisor for 23rd Biological Sciences Graduate Congress 2018, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; National University of Singapore, Singapore; University of Malaya, Malaysia,  (Expert Advisor)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Judge at Biological Sciences Graduate Congress 2018, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2018 (COMPETITION)
    • Sijil Penghargaan sebagai Pempamer di Pameran Sains sempena Minggu Sains dan Matematik di SMK Jenjarom, Jenjarom, Selangor, SMK Jenjarom, Jenjarom, Selangor, 2017 (SERVICES)
    • First place of Best Oral Presentation for the Computer Science and Information Technology category at The 12th International Symposium in Science and Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • 2nd Prize Poster Presentation. Theme: Bioinformatics and Biotechnology. The 15th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress 2010. 15th - 17th December 2010. Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2010 (RESEARCH)
    • Silver Award - BIO Innovation Awards 2009, BioMalaysia 2009, 17th November 2009, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. A Content Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) for Monogenean Taxonomy An Approach using Data Mining. Arpah A., Sarinder K. K. S., and L. H. S. Lim., Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation, BiotechCorp, 2009 (RESEARCH)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    ORAL PRESENTER
  • Semantic Representation of Plant Data, International Congress on Science & Technology 2017, 08/12/2017 to 11/12/2017, UniSE International (International)
  • Automated Shrews Classification and Identification System, INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 2017, 14/08/2017 to 16/08/2017, Universiti Sains Malaysia (International)
  • Classification of Suncus murinus species complex (Soricidae: Crocidurinae) in Peninsular Malaysia using Image Analysis and Machine Learning Approaches, 15th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2016), 21/09/2016 to 23/09/2016, Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network Limited (International)
  • Monogenean Image Data Mining using Taxonomy Ontology, 2010 International Conference on Networking and Information Technology (ICNIT 2010), 11/06/2010 to 12/06/2010, The International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) and IEEE, Manila, Philippine (International)
  • A Database Management System (DBMS) for Monogenean Taxonomy, The 14th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (14th BSGC), 10/12/2009 to 12/12/2009, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (International)
  • A Content Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) for Monogenean Parasite Specimens Catalogue, The 13th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (13th BSGC), 15/12/2008 to 17/12/2008, National University of Singapore, Singapore (International)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • Automated classification and identification system of shrews in Peninsular Malaysia using image analysis and artificial neural network approaches, International Conference of the 50th Anniversary of Ulu Gombak Field Studies Centre (ICFSC2016), 24/10/2016 to 25/10/2016, Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Zoological and Ecological Research Network, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (International)
  • An Online Semantic-Based Monogenean Taxonomy (Image database), The 15th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (15th BSGC), 15/12/2010 to 17/12/2012, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (International)