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Dr. Ahmad Farid Bin Osman

Department of Applied Statistics
Faculty of Economics and Administration
 
  +60379673665
  faridosman@um.edu.my
  Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Social Security Research Center, Research, 2015, (National)
  • Centre for Poverty and Development Studies, Member, 2016 to 2017, (National)

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


  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kerja Kursi Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, University Malaya, 14/12/2016 to 02/10/2017 (Ahli)
  • Wakil Jabatan Ke Jawatankuasa Penyelaras Jadual Waktu Dan Peperiksaan, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 17/06/2016 to 16/06/2018 (.)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilai Bagi Sesi "Final Presentation" Calon Program Ijazah Doktor Falsafah, Ha Junsheng (Eha 120018), Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 14/04/2016 to 14/04/2016 (Kolokium Untuk Program Ijazah Doktor Falsafah Siri 04/2016)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilai Bagi Sesi "Candidature Defence" Calon Program Ijazah Doktor Falsafah, Syamnd Mirza Abdullah (Eha 120003), Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 13/11/2014 to 13/11/2014
  • Member of Curriculum Committee for Postgraduate Programme: Master of Applied Statistics, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 03/07/2014 to 04/07/2016
  • Member of Student Disciplinary Committe, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 16/04/2014 to 16/04/2014
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penerbitan Untuk Laporan Tahunan Universiti, 2013, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 17/07/2013 to 12/11/2013
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Pengajian Ijazah Tinggi (Jpit), Fakulti Ekonomi Dan Pentadbiran, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 16/07/2013 to 15/07/2017
  • Programme Coordinator, Master of Applied Statistics, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 16/07/2013 to 15/07/2017 (Programme Coordinator (Master of Applied Statistics), Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University Malaya)
  • Penyelaras Jadual Waktu Bagi Fakulti Ekonomi Dan Pentadbiran, 2013-2018, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 07/06/2013 to 06/06/2018 (.)
  • Penemuduga Bagi Kemasukan Ke Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar & Asasi 2013/2014, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, 28/03/2013 to 27/03/2014

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Econometrics & Time Series Analysis


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2016
  • Ismail, N.A., Munisamy, S. and Osman, A.F. (2016). Statistics in Research. UM Press, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN: 978-983-100-847-8 
Chapter in Book

2017
  • Ahmad Farid Osman. 2017. Parameter Estimation of the Exponential Smoothing with Independent Regressor Using R. In Ahmad, A.-R., Kor, L.K., Ahmad, I., Idrus, Z. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Statistics (iCMS 2015): Bridging Research Endeavors, pp. 175-182. Singapore: Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-2770-3. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2772-7 

2016
  • Noor Azina Ismail & Ahmad Farid Osman. 2016. Introduction. In Noor Azina Ismail, Susila Munisamy & Ahmad Farid Osman (Eds). Statistics in Research: 1-6. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. ISBN 978- 983-100-847-8. 

2006
  • Ahmad Farid Osman, 2006. Menelah Kadar Faedah Bil Perbendaharaan Malaysia Dengan Tempoh Kematangan 3 Bulan: Perbandingan ARIMA Dengan Kalman Filter. In Statistics in Action, Shyamala Nagaraj, Goh Kim Leng and Tey Nai Peng (Eds), pp. 201-225. University of Malaya Press, ISBN: 983-100-367-5 
Article in Academic Journals

2016
  • Yusof, A.Y., Lau, W.Y., and Osman, A.F. (2016). Evaluation of the Malaysian Risk-based Capital Framework: A Comparison Between General Insurance and Takaful, Institutions and Economies, 8(4): 23-41. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2015
  • Ahmad Farid Osman & Maxwell L. King, 2015. Exponential Smoothing with Regressors: Estimation and Initialization. Model Assisted Statistics and Applications 10(3), pp. 253-263. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Aida Yuzi Yusof, Lau Wee Yeap & Ahmad Farid Osman, 2015, Risk- Based Capital Framework: Conventional vs.Takaful Operators, Journal of Management Research 7(2), pp. 1-9. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2010
  • Fatimah Said, Zarinah Yusoff, Saad Mohd Said & Ahmad Farid Osman, 2010. Foreign Investment, Government Expenditure and Economic Growth in Malaysia. International Journal of Management Studies 17(1), pp. 1-18. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2006
  • Ahmad Farid Osman & Noor Azina Ismail, 2006. Mathematics Achievement: Do Teachers Make A Difference?. Journal on School Educational Technology, 1(4), pp. 64-66. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2011
  • Ahmad Farid Osman & Maxwell L. King. 2011. Integrating Exponential Smoothing Method with Regressors. International Symposium on Forecasting, p. 22. 

2007
  • Ahmad Farid Osman and Kim Leng-Goh, 2007. Economic Activities and Interest Rate Spread Prosiding Persidangan Kebangsaan Ekonomi Malaysia 2007, p. 763- 782. 

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


  • Household Debt And Loan Default : A Case Study Of Malaysia Urban Population, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • Income Inequality And Poverty In Malaysia, Consultant, 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • Investigating The Effectiveness Of Compulsory Medical Insurance Policy In Promoting Healthcare Among Foreign Workers In Malaysia, Consultant, 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Health And Chronic Poverty, Consultant, 2016 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • A Regional Study on Social Protection Coverage: ASEAN Countries, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2016, Social Security Research Center, (International)
  • Migration Of Human Capital (brain Drain), Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Healthcare Accessibility And Quality Of Life: Public Clinic Services Among Malaysian Urban Poor, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Healthcare Accessibility And Quality Of Life: Public Clinic Services Among Malaysian Urban Poor, Consultant, 2014 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Economic Activities and Interest Rate Spread, Coordinator, 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Kajian Pengharapan Majikan Terhadap Graduan Ekonomi Sebagai bakal pekerja: Fakulti Ekonomi dan pentadbiran, Universiti Malaya, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, Faculty of Economics and Administration, (University)
  • Factors Affecting Student Achievements in an Introductory Statistics Course, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Purchasing Patterns of Young Adults: A Case Study of University Malaya Undergraduates, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Purchasing Patterns of Young Adults: A Case Study of University of Malaya Undergraduates, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, IPPP, (University)
  • Ahmad Farid Osman, Fatimah Said dan Saad Mohd Said, Kajian Kepuasan Pelanggan Fakulti Ekonomi dan Pentadbiran (Ijazah Dasar), Sesi Akademik 2005/2006, Oktober 2005., Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2007, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Time Series Analyses
  • Econometrics

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


  • Consultant for "Kajian unjuran keperluan dan bekalan serta dasar penempatan dan pertukaran guru dan kumpulan pelaksana", 2013-2013, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia

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


  • Best Paper Award for The Paper Entitled "Parameter Estimation of The Exponential Smoothing With Independent Regressors Using R", The 2nd International Conference On Computing, Mathematics and Statistics 2015 (Icms2015), 2015, (International)
  • Menjayakan Karnival Jom Masuk UM 2014, Institut Pengajian Siswazah Universiti Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Organising Committee Member in The 12th International Conference On Data Envelopment Analysis (Dea 2014), University of Malaya & International Dea Society, 2014, (International)
  • Ekpo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta Dan Innovasi 2007, University of Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2006, (University)

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


PRESENTER
  • Economic Activities and Interest Rate Spread Prosiding, Persidangan Kebangsaan Ekonomi Malaysia 2007, 2007-08-21 to 2007-08-23, (National)
  • Integrating Exponential Smoothing Method with Regressors, International Symposium on Forecasting 2011, 2011-06-26 to 2011-06-29, (International)
  • Exponential smoothing with regressors, Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke-22, 2014-11-24 to 2014-11-26, Persatuan Sains Matematik Malaysia, (National)
  • Parameter Estimation of the Exponential Smoothing with Independent Regressors Using R, The 2nd International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Statistics 2015 (iCMS2015), 2015-11-04 to 2015-11-05, Faculty of Computer & Mathematical Sciences, UiTM Kedah, (International)
  • Stability and Forecastability Characteristics of Exponential Smoothing With Regressors Methods, REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON SCIENCES, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 2016, 2016-12-04 to 2016-12-06, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pahang, (International)
POSTER
  • Holt's Linear Exponential Smoothing Method Augmented with Regressors., Australian Statistical Conference 2010, 2010-12-06 to 2010-12-10, (International)

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


  • University of Malaya Internal Auditor, University of Malaya, 2015-2015, (University)

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


  • Evaluating research paper of Wan Katrun Nadia Binti Wan Yusof (Master of Applied Statistics): "Air Quality Monitoring with Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Control Chart", Project ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Examiner for 4 Reports of Industrial Training EEE130040, EEE130112, EEE130041, EEE130111, Project ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Thesis of Syamnd Mirza Abdullah (PhD): Electricity Demand Prediction Using A Hybrid Approach, Thesis ,  (2016)
  • Research paper of Saber Abdelall Mohamed Ahmed (Master of Applied Statistics): Evaluating The Efficiency of Faculties in University of Malaya, Project ,  (2016)
  • Research paper of Irliana Binti Ismail (MAppStat): High school student performance in Statistics, Project ,  (2015)
  • Reviewing a manuscript for the journal of Institutions and Economies, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Reviewing a manuscript for Malaysian Journal of Economics Studies, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Research paper of Lim Thiam Sang (Master of Applied Statistics): Dynamic automobile insurance pricing in Malaysia: A generalized linear model approach, Project ,  (2015)
  • Examiner for 5 Reports of Industrial Training EEE120106, EEE120090, EEE110097, EEE120056, EEE120125, Project ,  (2015)
  • Evaluating research paper of Lin Yao (Master of Applied Statistics): "The yuan-dollar exchange rate and Malaysian macroeconomic dynamics", Project ,  (2014)
  • Reviewing a manuscript for the International Journal of Forecasting (ISI journal)., Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • Reviewing a manuscript for the Journal of Institutions and Economies, Article In Journal ,  (2013)
  • Examiner for 6 Reports of Industrial Training EEE100068, EEE100026, EEE100056, EEE100066, EEE100067, EEE100013, Report Of Industrial Training 2013 ,  (2013)

SUPERVISION


FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • EXEE3190 - Industrial Training 2016, 2016/2017, 5
  • EXEE3190 - Industrial Training 2013, 2013/2014, 7
POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Masters Degree, Loh Yee May, Forecasting the arrival of ASEAN tourists in Malaysia, 2016/2017

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


POST GRADUATE
  • TIME SERIES ANALYSIS, 2012/2013(2), 58, 0
FIRST DEGREE
  • BASIC ECONOMETRICS, 2013/2014(1), 40, 0
  • TIME SERIES ANALYSIS, 2013/2014(1), 43, 0
  • DATA ANALYSIS, 2012/2013(2), 52, 0