PERSONAL DETAIL


PROF. CLARENCE AUGUSTINE TEE TECK HUO

Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
 
  catht@um.edu.my
 Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

BIOGRAPHY


Prof Dr Ir Clarence Augustine TH Tee PhD (Cambridge), BEng (Hons, 1st Class), PEPC (Electrical), ACPE (Electrical), CEng(UK), FIET (UK), Fellow CCT (UK), Fellow CTES (UK), Fulbright Fellow (USA), Int. PE, APAC Eng, AE, SMIEEE (USA), MOSA (USA), MSPIE (USA), BLCS (UK), has over 23 years of working experience in industry, R & D and university. Currently, he is with the Department of Electrical Engineering and also the Director of Industrial Liaison Division, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya. He is the distinguished advisor to China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) in the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Maritime Silk Road Initiatives (Belt Road Initiative) under the Chinese Government, PRC since 2009. Furthermore, he has been appointed as the Guest Professor of Hunan University Science & Technology, China. Previously, in his MNCs senior management roles, he was instrumental in establishing university and industry working together and partnership, solving real-world challenges by leveraging on cross-disciplined innovative solutions, advanced technologies & disruptive business models. Over the years, he has developed solid teaching, industrial and research relationships, establishing deep and sustainable funding opportunities locally and internationally through his previous professorships with universities such as Stanford, Peking, UniMAP, NPU, MIU, affiliations with Cambridge, Imperial College London & Leeds and senior management roles in MNCs such as Marconi Plc, T-Capital Industry Inc and British Aerospace; thus, the capabilities to access capital funds from US Silicon Valley, Europe and China. He was board members for start-up companies, academic/industrial advisors to public universities, invited/distinguished speakers for international conferences, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Fellow, Chevening Technology Enterprise Scholar/Fellow, Fulbright Fellow/Scholar, AUA Scholar, China-ASEAN (ACNET-EngTech) Scholar, SATU Research Scheme (SE & SA & Taiwan Universities) Award as well as active Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) Panel with Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He has authored/co-authored 213 international and commercial in confidence publications and has filed 9 IPs with 3 international patents. His professional memberships include PEng (License No: C116824) with Practising Certificate (Electrical), ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ACPE License No: 01805/MY-Electrical), CEng (License No: 550009, UK), Fellow IET, Fellow CCT (UK), Fellow CTES (UK), SMIEEE (USA), MOSA (USA), MSPIE (USA), BLCS (UK), Fulbright Fellow (USA). His current research interests are electrical engineering (renewable/green-hybrid energy system, smart grid/energy internet system, electric vehicles, hybrid storage/energy efficient system, photonics/optoelectronics/surface optics, power quality, generation & U/HV transmission system), smart/precision agriculture, smart city design, planning & implementation, smart manufacturing/precision system, IoT, AI, robotics, sustainable energy, transport & urban infrastructure, complex/resilient/intelligent system, MEMs/Bio-MEMs, nanotechnology & nanoscience (nanomaterials engineering, plasmonics, graphene & carbon nanotubes, nanoelectronics), nanomedicine, translation & therapy response, cross-disciplined research involving medicine, engineering, agriculture & deep learning/big data analytics.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • IEEE-Senior Member, Active Member, 2000, (International)
  • Engineering Technology Board (ETB) for Professional Engineering, Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEE), United Kingdom, Charted Engineer, 2004 to 2019, (International)
  • Board of Engineering, Malaysia, Professional Engineer, 2005 to 2019, (National)
  • Ministry of Human Resource, Malaysian Government, Mentor, 2009, (National)
  • IET, Fellow, 2009 to 2019, (International)
  • ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and Monitoring Committee (MC), the Professional Regulatory Authority of each participating ASEAN Country, Professional Engineer, 2015 to 2019, (International)
  • EAC/BEM, Panel Appointed, 2015 to 2019, (National)
  • SIRIM (Solar PV Standards WG), Committee Member, 2016, (National)
  • BEM (Training & Educational Committee WG), Committee Members, 2016 to 2017, (National)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2018
  • Sulaiman Shaari, Clarence ATH Tee, Ahmad M Omar, Abdul M Mahmud, Chew Teik Siang, Mohd F Ismail, et. al, “Installation of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system (Second revision), MS 1837: 2018”, Department of Standards Malaysia, SIRIM Publication, 2018. 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • J Zhao, X YU, XM Yang, Clarence ATH Tee, WZ Yuan, YT Yu, “Polarization-independent and high-efficiency broadband optical absorber in visible light based on nanostructured germanium arrays”, Vol. 44, No. 4, Optics Letters, 15 February 2019. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Sulaiman Shaari, Clarence ATH Tee, Ahmad M Omar, Abdul M Mahmud, Chew Teik Siang, Mohd F Ismail, et. al, “Installation of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system (Second revision), MS 1837: 2018”, Department of Standards Malaysia, SIRIM Publication, 2018. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Clarence Augustine Tee, et. al, “Systolic Blood Pressure Peak Classification of PPG Signals using Time-domain Features”, Journal of Medical Informatics and Computational Methods in Engineering and Health Sciences, 2016, Japan. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Clarence ATH Tee, et. al, “Intelligent Breast Cancer Predictive System”, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, 2016, USA. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Clarence ATH Tee, et. al, “Semantic Cancer Decision Support System: A Design Approach”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FLUIDS AND HEAT TRANSFER, Volume 1 Issue 1, March 2016, USA. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Clarence ATH Tee, “Solar PV System for Green Energy Applications”, IET (HK) Journal of Power Systems & Applications, The Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET), UK, 2016. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Clarence Augustine Tee, "Nanomedicine for Cancer Diagnosis & Therapeutic Applications", Nanomedicine in Diagnosis & Therapeutics, Springer link, indexed by EI Compendex and ISTP, 2015 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Clarence Augustine Tee, “Molecular Diagnostics Using Functionalised Nanoparticles”, Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology, Springer link, indexed by EI Compendex and ISTP, 2013. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • C. A. T. H. Tee, et al, " Intelligent Cancer Prediction System (ICPS)", IEEE Journal of Information management and engineering, IEEE Xplore, Ei Compendex, INSPEC and Thomson ISI (ISTP)), 2011. (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. A. T. H. Tee, et al, "A Novel Breast Cancer Prediction System", IEEE Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences (Sigma): Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications, 2011. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • C. A. T. H. Tee, “A Novel Routing Protocol - Junction Based Adaptive Reactive Routing (JARR) for VANET In City Environments”, IEEE Journal of Wireless, 2010. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • C. A. T. H. Tee, et. al, “Survey of Position Based Routing for Inter Vehicle Communication System”, IEEE Journal of Distributed Frameworks and Applications, 2009. (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. A. T. H. Tee, et. al, “Adaptive Reactive Routing for VANET In City Environments”, IEEE Journal of Vehicular Communications, Networks, and Applications, 2009. (ISI-Indexed)

2003
  • Clarence A. T. H. Tee, William A. Crossland, et. al, “A Reconfigurable VCSEL Array Link Suitable For Use In Large Electronic IP Switches”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, 2003. (ISI-Indexed)

2002
  • Clarence A. T. H. Tee, William A. Crossland, et. al, “Design of a free space optical switch demonstrator for a VCSEL-based photonic packet switch”, (Invited paper), Journal of Lightwave Technology/OSA, 20.1 (2002): 60-68. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Clarence A. T. H. Tee, William A. Crossland, et. al, “VIVALDI: VCSEL Based Very High Capacity Photonic Packet Switch”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, 2002 (ISI-Indexed)

2000
  • Clarence A. T. H. Tee, William A. Crossland, et. al, “Phase Modulation Using Silicon Backplane And Glass Transmissive SLMs”, SPIE Journal of Advanced Photonics, 2000, USA. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Clarence A. T. H. Tee, William A. Crossland, et. al, “Binary Phase Modulation Using Electrically Addressed Transmissive and Silicon Backplane Spatial Light Modulators”, Opt. Eng. 39(9) 1-0 Sept 2000, Optical Engineering Journal, USA. (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2012
  • Prof Dr Clarence Augustine Tee, “ZnO Nanomaterials for Spin Electronic Device” Keynote Speaker, 2nd International Forum on Trends in Nano-Manufacturing (NanoTrends), CHINano 2012. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1999
  • Clarence A. T. H. Tee, William A. Crossland, et. al, “Phase Modulation Using Silicon Backplane And Glass Transmissive SLMs”, SPIE Proceedings 3805, SPIE’s Annual Meeting, pp. 19-29, 18-23 July, 1999, Denver, Colorado, USA. (ISI-Indexed) (ISI-Indexed)
Technical Report

2012
  • Clarence ATH Tee, US Patent Filing, Application No: 13/657,840, 2012. 
  • Clarence ATH Tee, US Patent Filing, Application No: 13/657,833, 2012. 

2011
  • Clarence ATH Tee, "Multi-Dimensional Classification Protocol (MCP)", PI 2011000708, 2011. 
Article in Non-Refereed Journals

2017
  • JUL 2017 Clarence Augustine Tee, “Demystifying Intelligent Manufacturing: Current Status, Challenges, Opportunity & Future Prospects”, Invited Speaker, International conference/Forum on China-ASEAN Sci-Tech Cooperation & Intelligent Manufacturing by Ministry of Education of PR China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PR China and People’s Government of Guizhou Province (July 2017). 
  • Invited Speaker: Distinguished Lecture Series by Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China on “BioMEMs: Fundamental & Applications: Part 2”, June 2017. 
  • Dec 2017 Clarence Augustine Tee, “Intelligent Controller”, Invited lecture Series by Manipal University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

2016
  • Invited Speaker: Distinguished Lecture Series by Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China on “BioMEMs: Fundamental & Applications: Part 1”, June 2016. 

2015
  • June 2015 Clarence Augustine Tee, “Nanomaterials for Spin Electronic Device”, Distinguished Lecture Series by Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China. 
  • National Institute of Health, US Government Grant: Stanford Centre for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence focused on Therapy Response (CCNE-TR) Grant NCI CCNE U54 CA119367 (SSG). 

2014
  • National Cancer Institute, US Government Grant: Stanford Centre for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and Translation (CCNE-T) Grant NCI CCNE U54 CA151459 (SSG). 
  • May 2014 Clarence Augustine Tee, “Big Data Analytics: Trends, Opportunities and Future”, Invited Speaker, Distinguished Lecture Series, Northwestern University, Xian, China. 

2013
  • Department of Energy, US Government Grant: Centre on Nanostructure & Nanofabrication for Efficient Electronic Energy Conversion, US Department of Energy DE-SC0001060 Grant. 

2011
  • DEC 2011, Clarence Augustine TH Tee, “World University Ranking: Caltech Model For University & Industry Working Together”, Distinguished International Academic Lecture Series, Vice-Chancellory Office, UniMAP, Malaysia. 

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


  • Intelligent Lighting System for Smart Agriculture., Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • A Novel Micro Gas Preconcentrator-chemical Sensing Device (MGP-CSD) & System for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Precision Agriculture, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Belt Road Initiative Grant, PRC: Smart City & Intelligent Manufacturing, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2018, International Funding, (International)
  • Northwestern Polytechnical University Grant:Joint Fund for Pre-Research Space Science & Technology, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2018, International Funding, (International)
  • Green Vehicular Communication and Global Telematics System: G2-Telematics, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2014, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Integrated Approach to Semantic Web Application Development, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Intelligent Cancer Prediction System, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2011, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Inter-Vehicular Communications: Harnessing the Power of Wireless Communications for Future Vehicular, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2010, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Recent R & D/Industrial/Governments Grants Secured/Completed: 7) Department of Energy, US Government Grant: Centre on Nanostructure & Nanofabrication for Efficient Electronic Energy Conversion, US Department of Energy DE-SC0001060 Grant; 8) National Cancer Institute, US Government Grant: Stanford Centre for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and Translation (CCNE-T) Grant NCI CCNE U54 CA151459 (SSG); 9) National Institute of Health, US Government Grant: Stanford Centre for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence focused on Therapy Response (CCNE-TR) Grant NCI CCNE U54 CA119367 (SSG); 10) Defence Evaluation Research Agency (DERA), UK Ministry of Defence, British Aerospace, Thomas Swan Plc: Stretched Fast Bit Plane Spatial Light Modulator (SFBPSLM); 11) EPSRC Grant (European Union), Nortel Networks, KCL, BAe Space Systems, HW, DERA Malvern: VCSELs based High Speed and Capacity Photonics Packet Switch (VIVALDI).
  • Recent R & D/Industrial/Governments Grants Secured/Completed: 1) FRGS (PI, 2010-12, Project Code:JPT.S(BPKI)2000/09/01/06Jld.2(56)): Integrated Approach to Semantic Web Application Development; 2) Science Fund (PI, 2007-2010, Project Code:01-02-05-SF0015): Inter-Vehicular Communications: Harnessing the Power of Wireless Communications for Future Vehicular; 3) e-Science (PI, 2008-2011, Project Code:01-02-05-SF0034): Intelligent Cancer Prediction System; 4) Science Fund (PI, 2011-2014, Project Code: 01-01-15-SF0180): Green Vehicular Communication and Global Telematics System: G2-Telematics; 5) Northwestern Polytechnical University Grant:Joint Fund for Pre-Research Space Science & Technology; 6) Belt Road Initiative Grant, PRC: Smart City & Intelligent Manufacturing;
  • Research Experience & Interest: (a) Electrical, Electronic & Mechatronics/Mechanical Engineering: Photonics, optoelectronics, surface optics; Space & satellite system technology; Smart manufacturing & precision system; Internet of Things (IoT); Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications; Robotics, Intelligent controller system; Smart grid system, Electric vehicles; Hybrid storage system; VLSI; Green electronics devices & systems; Renewable/green/clean (hybrid)) energy source, storage & energy efficient system; Power quality, generation & U/HV transmission system; (b) Smart city design, planning & implementation; (c) Sustainable Energy, Transport & Urban Infrastructure; (d) Complex; Resilient & Intelligent Systems; (e)Nanotechnology & Nanoscience Engineering: Nanomaterials engineering, Plasmonics, Graphene & carbon nanotubes, Nanoelectronics, Nanomedicine, Translation & therapy response; Quantum physics/electronics; Semiconductor physics; (f) Medical, Life Sciences & System Biological Engineering: Smart Healthcare (Personalised Healthcare System); Medical Devices, BioMEMs (g) Cross-disciplined research involving medicine, engineering, agriculture & big data analytics/Deep Learning. Management & Innovation Experience & Interest: Open Innovation, R & D Internalisation, Industry-University Collaboration, Knowledge Creation, Cross Disciplines Research, Innovation & Industry Development, Science & Technology Development.

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


  • Satu Research Scheme (SE & Sa & Taiwan Universities) Award , SE & Sa & Taiwan Universities Research Scheme, 2019, (International)
  • China-Asean (Acnet-Engtech) Scholarship/Fellowship, China-Asean (Acnet-Engtech), 2019, (International)
  • Asian Universities Alliance (Aua) Scholars Award: Fellowship At Peking University, China, Dongguan Institute of Opto-Electronics., Asian Universities Alliance (Peking University, China, Dongguan Institute of Opto-Electronics), 2019, (International)
  • Best Presenter Award: 2nd International Conference On Computational Methods in Engineering & Health Sciences 2015., Iccmeh Award Committee (Kyutech, Manipal, Upm), 2015, (International)
  • Fulbright Award (J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board), Department of State, United States of America. , J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Department of State, United States of America. , 2011, (International)
  • Chevening Technology Enterprise Scholarship (Ctes) Fellow Award., Chevening Scholarship/Fellowship, British Government., 2003, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Molecular Diagnostics Using Functionalised Nanoparticles, Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology, BIT s 3rd Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technology, 2013., 2013-09-25 to 2013-09-29, BIT Congress & Ministry of Science & Technology, Chinese Government, PRC. , (International)
  • Invited Speaker and Session Chair, "Nanomedicine for Cancer Diagnosis & Therapeutic Applications"., Nanomedicine in Diagnosis & Therapeutics, 5th Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technology 2015., 2015-09-23 to 2015-09-27, BIT Congress Inc & Ministry of Science & Technology, Chinese Government, PRC. , (International)
  • Nanomaterials for Spin Electronic Device., Distinguished Lecture Series by Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China., 2015-09-28 to 2015-09-29, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China., (International)
  • Solar PV System for Green Energy Applications, 15th Annual Power Symposium, The IET HK Power & Energy Sector, 2016., 2016-06-16 to 2016-06-18, IET, (International)
  • BioMEMs: Fundamental & Applications: Part 1., Distinguished Lecture Series by Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China., 2017-06-20 to 2017-06-28, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China, (International)
  • Health & Safety, National Outreach Programme, Board of Engineers Malaysia., 2017-07-18 to 2017-10-04, Board of Engineers (BEM), Malayisa., (National)
  • Demystifying Intelligent Manufacturing: Current Status, Challenges, Opportunity & Future Prospects., China-ASEAN Sci-Tech Cooperation & Intelligent Manufacturing by Ministry of Education of PR China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PR China and People s Government of Guizhou Province (July 2017)., 2017-07-27 to 2017-07-30, Ministry of Education of PR China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PR China and People s Government of Guizhou Province., (International)
  • Intelligent Controllers., Lecture Series by Manipal University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Intelligent Controllers , October 2017., 2017-10-08 to 2017-10-24, Manipal University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates., (International)
  • BioMEMs: Fundamental & Applications: Part 2 ., Distinguished Lecture Series by Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China., 2018-04-07 to 2018-04-15, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China., (International)
  • Country Review: Micromachine Initiative: MEMs, 25th World Smart Systems & Micromachine Summit 2019 (Intelligent Manufacturing: Start from micromachine on a chip), 25th Edition (MMS 2019)., 2019-05-06 to 2019-05-10, 25th World Smart Systems & Micromachine Summit 2019., (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • ZnO Nanomaterials for Spin Electronic Device, 2nd International Forum on Trends in Nano-Manufacturing (NanoTrends), CHINano 2012., 2012-09-12 to 2012-09-16, Chinano, Nanopolis, Suzhou Nanotech Corporation, Ministry of Science & Technology, Chinese Government, PRC., (International)
  • Big Data: Analysis, Applications & Opportunity, Distinguished Lecture Seminar, Northwest University, Xian, China., 2014-05-23 to 2014-05-26, Northwest University, Xian, China., (International)