Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. IR. DR. YAP HWA JEN

Associate Professor
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering
  • 0379675240

BIOGRAPHY


Ir. Dr. Hwa-Jen YAP is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. He obtained a tertiary academic qualification from the Universiti Malaya for B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Engineering Science and PhD in Engineering.  Prior to joining UM, he worked in the Air-Conditioning R&D industry from 2000 to 2002. He has to date published more than 100 papers in respectable journals and conference proceedings both locally and internationally. He has supervised more than 15 PhD and Master's students. His area of interest in research includes Extended Reality (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality),  Virtual Manufacturing (VM), Product Design, Artificial Intelligence, Sports Engineering, Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0), Robotics (Industrial Robots & Collaborative Robots, Cobot) and Automation. He is also actively involved in consultancy projects, in which he has more than 15 research & technology projects related to the Aerospace Manufacturing industry. He was the advisor of an undergraduate robotics team (R.E.D – Robotics.Engineering.Design) which has won more than 30 prizes/awards in inter-varsity competitions. 

Ir. Dr. Yap was the head of the Centre of Product Design & Manufacturing (CPDM) from 2013 to 2015. He was the Deputy Dean (Development) of the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya from Jul 2017 to Jul 2018. Currently, he is the Director of Universiti Malaya's Consultancy Centre (Pusat Perundingan Universiti Malaya, UMConsult), Director of the UPUM Resources Sdn Bhd and Managing Director of the UPUM Sdn Bhd. On professional qualifications, he is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the Mechanical Engineering discipline registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). He is also a member of The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) of the Engineering Council, UK.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS
    Industrial Robot, Collaborative Robot (Cobot), Industry 4.0, Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0)
  • VIRTUAL MANUFACTURING
    Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed/Extended Reality (MR/XR), Digital Factory
  • FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
    FMS Simulation & Optimization
  • VIRTUAL REALITY
    Augmented/Virtual Reality (AVR), Mixed/Extended Reality (MR/XR)
  • CAD/CAM/CAE APPLICATIONS
    Product Design & Development
  • TELEROBOTICS AND VIRTUAL REALITY
    Collaborative Robot (CoBot), Virtual Reality (VR), Cyber-Physical System (CPS)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Ph.D (UM), (Kejuruteraan)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • M.Eng.Sc (UM), (Virtual Reality & Robotics)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • B.Eng(Mech) (UM), (Mekanik)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Director
    01 Jan 2024 - present (Consultancy Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development))
  • Director
    01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (Consultancy Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development))
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa ICT, FKUM
    17 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2022 (Faculty)
  • Director
    01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (Consultancy Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development))
  • Industry Liason TDR Office
    01 Oct 2019 - 30 Sep 2021 (Deputy Dean (Research) Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Inter-Institutional Committee JKM
    07 Sep 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Deputy Dean of Development
    01 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2018 (Deputy Dean (Development) Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Pengerusi - Jawatankuasa Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan (JKKP), Fakulti Kejuruteraan
    07 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Advisor for Shell Eco Marathon, team UM (Competition at Singapore)
    05 May 2016 - 05 May 2017 (University Malaya)
  • Faculty FYP Committee (Head)
    01 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Timetable Coordinator Committee Faculty
    01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • AJK Laman Web Fakulti Kejuruteraan
    19 Oct 2015 - 31 Dec 2016 (Deputy Dean (Development) Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Competition Committee Faculty
    04 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Mathematics Committee Faculty
    01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • ENGENIUS 2016 (Advisor)
    01 Jan 2016 - 08 Jun 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Head, Robocon Team of University of Malaya (2013-2016)
    01 Jun 2013 - 31 May 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Head
    01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (Cpdm), Faculty of Engineering)
  • Head, Centre for Product Design & Manufacture (CPDM)
    11 Mar 2013 - 31 Dec 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Chair - ENGENIUS 2015 (Engineering Student Conference)
    01 Jun 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (Dean Office, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Coordinator - Final Year Project for KEC/KEP
    01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Head
    02 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 (Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (Cpdm), Faculty of Engineering)
  • Department Representative (Timetable)
    01 May 2008 - 31 Dec 2013 (Department of Engineering Design & Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Coordinator, Final Year Project (FYP)
    01 May 2010 - 31 Dec 2013 (Department of Engineering Design & Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Deputy Head, Centre for Product Design & Manufacture (CPDM)
    01 Jan 2012 - 10 Mar 2013 (University Malaya)
  • Head (Robotics Division), Centre for Product Design & Manufacture (CPDM)
    01 Jan 2008 - 31 Dec 2011 (University Malaya)
  • Exam Board List Member (Undergraduate)
    01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jul 2011 (Department of Engineering Design & Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Department Representative (Industrial Training)
    01 Dec 2010 - 31 May 2010 (Department of Engineering Design & Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIA ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SOCIETY (MYRAS), MEMBER
    2017 to 2020 (National)
  • THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA (IEM), GRADUATE MEMBER
    2012 to 2020 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Good Design Award 2018 - Aeroplane repairing and remanufacturing [Automated Guided Painter and Laser Welding Machine]
    Japan Institute of Design Promotion, 2018 (International)
  • Proton-DRB-HICOM Creative Car Challenge (PD3C), 1st Runner up
    Proton~DRB-HICOM, 2018 (National)
  • Shell Eco Marathon 2018 (Singapore), 2nd Runner-up, Faculty Advisor
    Shell Eco Marathon, 2018 (International)
  • Anugerah Harta Intelek Negara 2018 - Finalis
    Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia, 2018 (National)
  • myMaker Robotics Challenge 2018 (MRC 2018) - IoT Robotics Challenge (Open Category), 2nd Runner-up
    MCMC, 2018 (National)
  • myMaker Robotics Challenge 2018 (MRC 2018) - Territory Defense (Open Category), 2nd Runner-up
    MCMC, 2018 (National)
  • myMaker Robotics Challenge 2018 (MRC 2018) - Territory Defense (Open Category), 1st Runner-up
    MCMC, 2018 (National)
  • 1st Runner-up: University Innovation Fun Day with Airbus
    Airbus Customer Services Sdn Bhd, 2016 (National)
  • Gold Medal - 27th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2016 (ITEX), Low-Cost Desktop Portable Electrical Discharge Machine (PEDM)
    Malaysia Invention and Design Society Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI), 2016 (International)
  • Bronze Medal - Invention & Innovation Award 2016 (MTE 2016) - Novel Fuzzy Extreme Learning Machine for Pattern Classification and Rule Generation: Applications in Power Systems -
    Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS), 2016 (National)
  • Gold Medal - Invention & Innovation Award 2016 (MTE 2016) - Portable Modular Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) for Micro Application
    Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS), 2016 (National)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2015 (University)
  • 3rd & 4th Prize - Malaysia Indoor Solar Competition 2015 (Open Category)
    Myrobotz Enterprise, 2015 (National)
  • Pathfinder Robot Competition 2015
    Nottingham University Malaysia Campus, 2015 (National)
  • 2nd Runner-up (Autonomous Sumo Robot) - Fighting Robot Competition (FRC 2015)
    My Robot Education Sdn Bhd, 2015 (National)
  • Champion - Kungfu Robot (Robot Games @ Hari Belia Putrajaya 2015)
    Kementerian Belia dan Sukan & Cytron Sdn Bhd, 2015 (National)
  • Champion - Tunnel Escape Robot (Robot Games @ Hari Belia Putrajaya 2015)
    Kementerian Belia dan Sukan & Cytron Sdn Bhd, 2015 (National)
  • Best Design Award - Survivor Robot (Robot Games @ Hari Belia Putrajaya 2015)
    Kementerian Belia dan Sukan & Cytron Sdn Bhd, 2015 (National)
  • Champion, 1st Runner-up & 2nd Runner-up - Survivor Robot (Robot Games @ Hari Belia Putrajaya 2015)
    Kementerian Belia dan Sukan & Cytron Sdn Bhd, 2015 (National)
  • Gold Medal, Vertical Injection Molding and Modular EDM
    MOE & Polimas, 2015 (National)
  • Champion in the Open Robotics Competition - Survival Robots
    Penang Science Cluster, 2014 (National)
  • Overall Champion for MiROC 2014
    UniMAP, 2014 (International)
  • 1st Runner Up - Rope Climbing Robot (MiROC 2014)
    UniMAP, 2014 (International)
  • Champion - Fire Fighting Robot (MiROC 2014)
    UniMAP, 2014 (International)
  • Best Paper Award, The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing & Logistics Systems (IML 2013)
    Logistics Research Center, Shanghai Maritime University, China, 2013 (International)
  • Best Design Award, Freescale Cup Intelligent Car Competition 2012
    Freescale, 2012 (National)
  • Ocean Wave Energy Power Generator.
    University of Malaya (UM Expo 2010), 2010 (University)
  • Irsim Simulation Software
    University of Malaya (UM Expo 2010), 2010 (University)
  • CNG Direct Injection Engine Conversion Kit
    Malaysia Technology Expo 2007 (MTE 2007), 2007 (International)
  • LED Schlieren System
    International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition 2007 (ITEX), 2007 (International)
  • LED Schlieren System
    International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institutions of Higher Learning 2007 (PECIPTA),, 2007 (International)
  • CNG Direct Injection Engine Conversion Kit
    Brussels Innova Energy 2007 (EUREKA), 2007 (International)
  • An LED-based Schlieren System for Visualization of Injector
    Brussels Innova Energy 2007 (EUREKA), 2007 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2006 (University)
  • "Best of Education & Training? Category, Project ?An Industrial Robot Simulation and Training System (IRSTS)?
    MSC-APICTA, 2006 (National)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Al-Dahiree, Omar Sabah; Ghazilla, Raja Ariffin Raja; Tokhi, Mohammad Osman; Yap, Hwa Jen; Gul, Mustabshirha (2023). Design and Characterization of a Low-Cost and Efficient Torsional Spring for ES-RSEA, SENSORS. 23(7). doi:10.3390/s23073705
  2. Gan, Zhi Lon; Musa, Siti Nurmaya; Yap, Hwa Jen (2023). A Review of the High-Mix, Low-Volume Manufacturing Industry, APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL. 13(3). doi:10.3390/app13031687
  3. Lei, Chunlin; Nukman, Yusoff; Yap, Hwa Jen; Abdelrazek, Ali H.; Luo, Mingbing (2023). Local tool path smoothing based on symmetrical NURBS transition curve with look ahead optimal method: experimental and analytical study, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY. . doi:10.1007/s00170-023-10861-z
  4. Tan, Chiat Oon; Ng, Siew Cheok; Yap, Hwa Jen; Mustapa, Mohd Zamakhsyary; Usop, Zuriani; Fauthan, Mohd 'Akashah; Bin Mahalil, Khairuddin; Liew, Shaer Jin (2023). Feasibility of detecting 'tracheid effect' on tropical hardwood (light red meranti, Shorea spp.) using 650 nm (red) and 808 nm (near infrared) lasers, utilizing industrial colour camera, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF WOOD AND WOOD PRODUCTS. 81(6), 1413-1426. doi:10.1007/s00107-023-01980-1
  5. Wong, Shi Yuen; Chuah, Joon Huang; Yap, Hwa Jen; Tan, Chee Fai (2023). Dissociation artificial neural network for tool wear estimation in CNC milling, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY. . doi:10.1007/s00170-022-10737-8
  6. Al-Dahiree, Omar Sabah; Ghazilla, Raja Ariffin Raja; Tokhi, Mohammad Osman; Yap, Hwa Jen; Albaadani, Emad Abdullah (2022). Design of a Compact Energy Storage with Rotary Series Elastic Actuator for Lumbar Support Exoskeleton, MACHINES. 10(7). doi:10.3390/machines10070584
  7. Al-Dahiree, Omar Sabah; Tokhi, Mohammad Osman; Hadi, Nabil Hassan; Hmoad, Nassar Rasheid; Ghazilla, Raja Ariffin Raja; Yap, Hwa Jen; Albaadani, Emad Abdullah (2022). Design and Shape Optimization of Strain Gauge Load Cell for Axial Force Measurement for Test Benches, SENSORS. 22(19). doi:10.3390/s22197508
  8. Li, Hai; Khoo, Selina; Yap, Hwa Jen (2022). Implementation of Sequence-Based Classification Methods for Motion Assessment and Recognition in a Traditional Chinese Sport (Baduanjin), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH. 19(3). doi:10.3390/ijerph19031744
  9. Lin, Keyong; Musa, S. Nurmaya; Yap, Hwa Jen (2022). Vehicle Routing Optimization for Pandemic Containment: A Systematic Review on Applications and Solution Approaches, SUSTAINABILITY. 14(4). doi:10.3390/su14042053
  10. Mamat, Azuddin; Yap, Hwa Jen; Tan, Chee Hau; Muhammad Asri, Muhammad Basril (2022). Fixture Design for Outer Skin Aircraft Door Manual Drilling Operation with Finite Element Analysis and Ergonomic Consideration, ADVANCES IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. 2022. doi:10.1155/2022/4236629
  11. Chong, H. Y., Tan, S. C., & Yap, H. J. (2021). Hybridization of harmonic search algorithm in training radial basis function with dynamic decay adjustment for condition monitoring. Soft Computing, 25(15), 10221-10235. doi: 10.1007/s00500-021-05963-3
  12. Chong, H. Y., Yap, H. J., Tan, S. C., Yap, K. S., & Wong, S. Y. (2021). Advances of metaheuristic algorithms in training neural networks for industrial applications. Soft Computing, 25(16), 11209-11233. doi: 10.1007/s00500-021-05886-z
  13. Li, H., Yap, H. J., & Khoo, S. (2021). Motion Classification and Features Recognition of a Traditional Chinese Sport (Baduanjin) Using Sampled-Based Methods. Applied Sciences-Basel, 11(16), 25. doi: 10.3390/app11167630
  14. Sekaran, S. C., Yap, H. J., Musa, S. N., Liew, K. E., Tan, C. H., & Aman, A. (2021). The implementation of virtual reality in digital factory-a comprehensive review. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 115(5-6), 1349-1366. doi: 10.1007/s00170-021-07240-x
  15. Tan, C. H., Yap, H. J., Musa, S. N., Chang, S. W., Sivadas, C. S., Hisaburi, A. S., . . . Baharudin, L. H. (2021). Augmented reality assisted facility layout digitization and planning. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 35(9), 4115-4123. doi: 10.1007/s12206-021-0823-6
  16. Hamza, M. F., Ghazilla, R. A. R., Muhammad, B. B., & Yap, H. J. (2020). Balance and stability issues in lower extremity exoskeletons: A systematic review. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, 40(4), 1666-1679. doi: 10.1016/j.bbe.2020.09.004
  17. Li, H., Khoo, S., & Yap, H. J. (2020). Differences in Motion Accuracy of Baduanjin between Novice and Senior Students on Inertial Sensor Measurement Systems. Sensors, 20(21), 23. doi: 10.3390/s20216258
  18. Tan, J. W., Chang, S. W., Abdul-Kareem, S., Yap, H. J., Yong, K. T. (2020). Deep Learning for Plant Species Classification Using Leaf Vein Morphometric. Ieee-Acm Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 17(1), 82-90. doi: 10.1109/tcbb.2018.2848653
  19. Win, L. L., Aziz, F. A., Hairuddin, A. A., Abdullah, L. N., Yap, H. J., Saito, H., & Seyajah, N. (2020). Immersive Virtual Reality Application Development Using High Tech Computer Vive and High-End Laptop. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 12(5), 628-632. doi: 10.1166/nnl.2020.3148
  20. Wong, Shi Yuen; Chuah, Joon Huang; Yap, Hwa Jen (2020). Technical data-driven tool condition monitoring challenges for CNC milling: a review, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY. 107(11-12), 4837-4857. doi:10.1007/s00170-020-05303-z
  21. Yaw, C. T., Yap, K. S., Wong, S. Y., Yap, H. J., & Paw, J. K. S. (2020). Enhancement of Neural Network Based Multi Agent System for Classification and Regression in Energy System. IEEE Access, 8, 163026-163043. doi: 10.1109/access.2020.3012983
  22. Hamza, M. F., Yap, H. J., Choudhury, I. A., Isa, A. I., Zimit, A. Y., Kumbasar, T. (2019). Current development on using Rotary Inverted Pendulum as a benchmark for testing linear and nonlinear control algorithms. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 116, 347-369. doi:10.1016/j.ymssp.2018.06.054
  23. Khalid, A., Lim, E., Chan, B. T., Aziz, Y. F. A., Chee, K. H., Yap, H. J., Liew, Y. M. (2019). Assessing regional left ventricular thickening dysfunction and dyssynchrony via personalized modeling and 3D wall thickness measurements for acute myocardial infarction. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 49(4), 1006-1019. doi:10.1002/jmri.26302
  24. Sado, F., Yap, H. J., Ghazilla, R. A. R., Ahmad, N. (2019). Design and control of a wearable lower-body exoskeleton for squatting and walking assistance in manual handling works. Mechatronics, 63, 20. doi:10.1016/j.mechatronics.2019.102272
  25. Yap, H. J., Tan, C. H., Phoon, S. Y., Liew, K. E., Sekaran, S. C. (2019). Process planning and scheduling for loop layout robotic workcell using virtual reality technology. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 11(9), 9. doi:10.1177/1687814019878326
  26. Hamza, M. F., Yap, H. J., Choudhury, I. A., Chiroma, H., Kumbasar, T. (2018). A survey on advancement of hybrid type 2 fuzzy sliding mode control. Neural Computing Applications, 30(2), 331-353. doi:10.1007/s00521-017-3144-z
  27. Sado, F., Yap, H. J., Ghazilla, R. A. R., Ahmad, N. (2018). Exoskeleton robot control for synchronous walking assistance in repetitive manual handling works based on dual unscented Kalman filter. Plos One, 13(7), 36. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0200193
  28. Tan, Mei Sze; Chang, Siow-Wee; Cheah, Phaik Leng; Yap, Hwa Jen (2018). Integrative machine learning analysis of multiple gene expression profiles in cervical cancer, PEERJ. 6. doi:10.7717/peerj.5285
  29. Hamza, Mukhtar Fatihu; Yap, Hwa Jen; Choudhury, Imtiaz Ahmed (2017). Cuckoo search algorithm based design of interval Type-2 Fuzzy PID Controller for Furuta pendulum system, ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. 62, 134-151. doi:10.1016/j.engappai.2017.04.007
  30. Hamza, Mukhtar Fatihu; Yap, Hwa Jen; Choudhury, Imtiaz Ahmed (2017). Recent advances on the use of meta-heuristic optimization algorithms to optimize the type-2 fuzzy logic systems in intelligent control, NEURAL COMPUTING & APPLICATIONS. 28(5), 979-999. doi:10.1007/s00521-015-2111-9
  31. Mousavi, M.; Yap, H. J.; Musa, S. N.; Dawal, S. Z. M. (2017). A FUZZY HYBRID GA-PSO ALGORITHM FOR MULTI-OBJECTIVE AGV SCHEDULING IN FMS, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SIMULATION MODELLING. 16(1), 58-71. doi:10.2507/IJSIMM16(1)5.368
  32. Mousavi, Maryam; Yap, Hwa Jen; Musa, Siti Nurmaya; Tahriri, Farzad; Dawal, Siti Zawiah Md (2017). Multi-objective AGV scheduling in an FMS using a hybrid of genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization, PLOS ONE. 12(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169817
  33. Murat, Miraemiliana; Chang, Siow-Wee; Abu, Arpah; Yap, Hwa Jen; Yong, Kien-Thai (2017). Automated classification of tropical shrub species: a hybrid of leaf shape and machine learning approach, PEERJ. 5. doi:10.7717/peerj.3792
  34. Phoon, Sin-Ye; Yap, Hwa-Jen; Taha, Zahari; Pai, Yun-Suen (2017). Interactive solution approach for loop layout problem using virtual reality technology, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY. 89(5-8), 2375-2385. doi:10.1007/s00170-016-9219-7
  35. Pai, Yun Suen; Yap, Hwa Jen; Dawal, Siti Zawiah Md; Ramesh, S.; Phoon, Sin Ye (2016). Virtual Planning, Control, and Machining for a Modular-Based Automated Factory Operation in an Augmented Reality Environment (vol 6, 27380, 2016), SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 6. doi:10.1038/srep31678
  36. Tan, Mei Sze; Tan, Jing Wei; Chang, Siow-Wee; Yap, Hwa Jen; Kareem, Sameem Abdul; Zain, Rosnah Binti (2016). A genetic programming approach to oral cancer prognosis, PEERJ. 4. doi:10.7717/peerj.2482
  37. Wong, Shen Yuong; Yap, Keem Siah; Yap, Hwa Jen (2016). A Constrained Optimization based Extreme Learning Machine for noisy data regression, NEUROCOMPUTING. 171, 1431-1443. doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2015.07.065
  38. Dawal, Siti Zawiah Md; Tahriri, Farzad; Jen, Yap Hwa; Case, Keith; Nguyen Huu Tho; Zuhdi, Aliq; Mousavi, Maryam; Amindoust, Atefeh; Sakundarini, Novita (2015). Empirical evidence of AMT practices and sustainable environmental initiatives in malaysian automotive SMEs, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRECISION ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING. 16(6), 1195-1203. doi:10.1007/s12541-015-0154-6
  39. Hamza, Mukhtar Fatihu; Yap, Hwa Jen; Choudhury, Imtiaz Ahmed (2015). Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm Optimization Based Cascade Interval Type 2 Fuzzy PD Controller for Rotary Inverted Pendulum System, MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING. 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/695965
  40. Pai, Yun Suen; Yap, Hwa Jen; Singh, Ramesh (2015). Augmented reality-based programming, planning and simulation of a robotic work cell, PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART B-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MANUFACTURE. 229(6), 1029-1045. doi:10.1177/0954405414534642
  41. Tahriri, F.; Mousavi, M.; Yap, H. J.; Zawiah, Siti M. D.; Taha, Z. (2015). OPTIMIZING THE ROBOT ARM MOVEMENT TIME USING VIRTUAL REALITY ROBOTIC TEACHING SYSTEM, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SIMULATION MODELLING. 14(1), 28-38. doi:10.2507/IJSIMM14(1)3.273
  42. Wong, Shen Yuong; Yap, Keem Siah; Yap, Hwa Jen; Tan, Shing Chiang (2015). A Truly Online Learning Algorithm using Hybrid Fuzzy ARTMAP and Online Extreme Learning Machine for Pattern Classification, NEURAL PROCESSING LETTERS. 42(3), 585-602. doi:10.1007/s11063-014-9374-5
  43. Wong, Shen Yuong; Yap, Keem Siah; Yap, Hwa Jen; Tan, Shing Chiang; Chang, Siow Wee (2015). On Equivalence of FIS and ELM for Interpretable Rule-Based Knowledge Representation, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS AND LEARNING SYSTEMS. 26(7), 1417-1430. doi:10.1109/TNNLS.2014.2341655
  44. Tan, Chin Hooi; Yap, Keem Siah; Ishibuchi, Hisao; Nojima, Yusuke; Yap, Hwa Jen (2014). Application of Fuzzy Inference Rules to Early Semi-automatic Estimation of Activity Duration in Software Project Management, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS. 44(5), 678-688. doi:10.1109/THMS.2014.2320881
  45. Yap, Hwa Jen; Taha, Zahari; Dawal, Siti Zawiah Md; Chang, Siow-Wee (2014). Virtual Reality Based Support System for Layout Planning and Programming of an Industrial Robotic Work Cell, PLOS ONE. 9(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109692
  46. Chong, H. Y., Dahari, M., Yap, H. J., Loong, Y. T. (2013). Fuzzy-based risk prioritization for a hydrogen refueling facility in Malaysia, Journal of Zhejiang University-Science A. 14(8), 565-573
  47. Lee, Jer-Vui; Taha, Zahari; Yap, Hwa-Jen; Kinsheel, Azeddien (2013). Constructivist Game-based Robotics Simulator in Engineering Education, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION. 29(4), 1024-1036
  48. Loong, Y. T., Dahari, M., Yap, H. J., Chong, H. Y. (2013). Development of a system configuration for a solar powered hydrogen facility using fuzzy logic control, Journal of Zhejiang University-Science A. 14(11), 822-834
  49. Tan, Chin Hooi; Yap, Keem Siah; Yap, Hwa Jen (2012). Application of genetic algorithm for fuzzy rules optimization on semi expert judgment automation using Pittsburg approach, APPLIED SOFT COMPUTING. 12(8), 2168-2177. doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2012.03.018
  50. Yap, Hwa-Jen; Taha, Zahari; Dawal, Siti Zawiah Md (2012). A generic approach of integrating 3D models into virtual manufacturing, JOURNAL OF ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY-SCIENCE C-COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS. 13(1), 20-28. doi:10.1631/jzus.C11a0077
  51. Yap, Keem Siah; Yap, Hwa Jen (2012). Daily maximum load forecasting of consecutive national holidays using OSELM-based multi-agents system with weighted average strategy, NEUROCOMPUTING. 81, 108-112. doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2011.12.002
  52. Jen, Yap Hwa; Taha, Zahari; Vui, Lee Jer (2008). VR-Based Robot Programming and Simulation System for an Industrial Robot, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING-THEORY APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICE. 15(3), 314-322
Others
  1. Hwa Jen Yap, Tan C. H., Zahari Taha, Chang S.W., Sivadas C.S., Wan W.L. (2018). Design and development of a spatial immersive track cycling simulator. Journal of Movement, Health & Exercise (MoHE). ISSN: 2600-9404. Vol 7, No 2. pp. 39-52
  2. Hwa Jen YAP, Yun Suen PAI, Siow-Wee CHANG and Keem Siah YAP (2016). Development of an Augmented Reality-Based G-Code Generator in a Virtual CNC Milling Simulation. International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering (IJCSE). ISSN (Print):2278-9960, ISSN (Online): 2278-9979. 5(2) pp 63-72
  3. Hwa Jen Yap, Jenn Guey Ng, Zanatul Aqillah Zakaria, Zahari Taha, Siow-Wee Chang, Keem Siah Yap (2016). Design and Development of a 6-DOF System for Virtual Bicycle Simulator. Journal of Movement, Health & Exercise (MoHE). ISSN: 2231-9409, eISSN: 2289-9510. Vol 5, No 2, pp 31-39. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  4. Mukhtar Fatihu Hamza, Hwa Jen Yap, Imtiaz Ahmed Choudhury, Abdulbasid Isa, Aminu Y Zimit (2016). Simulation Studies for Stabilization Control of Furuta Pendulum System using Cascade Fuzzy PD Controller. International Journal of Simulation. Systems, Science & Technology (IJSSST). Online ISSN: 1473-804x, Print ISSN: 1473-8031. pp. 12.1-12.9
  5. Raja Ariffin Bin Raja Ghazilla, Yap Hwa Jen (2016). Review of Elderly Driver Visual Perception Simulation System for Vehicle Design. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 (Suppl. 2). pp 113-120
  6. Chew Sze Soon, Raja Ariffin Bin Raja Ghazilla, Yap Hwa Jen, Pai Yun Suen (2015). Framework of Augmented Reality Approach Towards Ergonomic Assessment of Driver Vehicle Package Design. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering) (eISSN 2180-3722) Vol. 77, No.27, pp113- 118 (Scopus Cited Publication).
  7. Chew Jouh Yeong, Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen (2010). Omni- directional Vision for Mobile Robot Navigation. Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence & Intelligent Informatics (JACII). ISSN 1343-0130, Vol. 14, No.1, pp. 55-62.
  8. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, J.V. Lee, T.Y. Ng (2008). A Force Feedback System for Drilling Process in Virtual Environment. International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Technology. ISSN 1524-1547, Volume 10 No. 2, , pp. 59-64.
Chapter in Books
  1. Aminu Yahaya Zimit, Hwa Jen Yap, Mukhtar Fatihu Hamza, Indrazno Siradjuddin, Billy Hendrik, and Tutut Herawan (2018). Modelling and Experimental Analysis Two-Wheeled Self Balance Robot Using PID Controller. In: Gervasi O. et al. (eds) Computational Science and Its Applications ICCSA 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Print ISBN: 978-3-319-95164-5, Online ISBN: 978-3-319-95165-2) vol 10961. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-95165-2_48
  2. Sivadas Chandra Sekaran, Hwa Jen Yap, Kan Ern Liew, Hafeez Kamaruzzaman, Chee Hau Tan, Razman Shah Rajab (2018). Haptic-based Virtual Reality System to Enhance Actual Aerospace Composite Panel Drilling Training, Book: Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites (ISBN: 978-0-08-102291-7). Editors: Mohammad Jawaid, Mohamed Thariq & Naheed Saba. pp 113-128
  3. Chong Tak Yaw, Keem Siah Yap, Hwa Jen Yap, Ungku Anisa Ungku Amirulddin (2014). An ELM Based Multi Agent Systems Using Certified Belief in Strength. Neural Information Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 8836, pp 458-465.
  4. Hwa Jen Yap, Zahari Taha, Hui Kang Choo and Chee Khean Kok (2014). Virtual Reality-based Training System for Metal Active Gas Welding, The Thousand Faces of Virtual Reality, ISBN: 978-953-51-1733-9, pp. 87-104, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/59279.
  5. Shen Yuong Wong, Keem Siah Ya, Hwa Jen Yap (2014). Constrained Optimization-Based Bayesian Posterior Probability Extreme Learning Machine for Pattern Classification. Neural Information Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 8836, pp 466-473
  6. Hwa-Jen Yap, Zahari Taha, Seow Wei Ng, Siow-Wee Chang (2013). Virtual Assembly System Using an Ergonomics Co-Location Workstation. Frontiers of Business, Management and Economics: An Interdisciplinary Collection of Managerial Research Findings and Breakthroughs. ISBN-10: 1-61233-265-X, ISBN-13: 978-1-61233-265-9. Universal-Publishers, 5 Jun 2013, pp 146-151
Article in Proceeding
  1. H.J. Yap, C. H. Ooi and S.W. Chang (2018). Implementation of Vision-Assisted Path Planning System for Bulk Die Sorting in Semiconductor Industry. The 48th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE48), pp 180.1-180.12, 2-5 Dec 2018, Auckland, New Zealand
  2. Mukhtar Fatihu Hamza, Hwa Jen Yap, Imtiaz Ahmed Choudhury, and Abdulbasid Ismail Isa (2016). Application of Kane's Method for Dynamic Modeling of Rotary Inverted Pendulum. First International Conference on Micro & Nano Technologies, Modelling & Simulation (MNTMSim 2016), 1 - 3 March 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp 27-32.
  3. Hwa Jen YAP, Yun Suen PAI, Siow-Wee CHANG and Keem Siah YAP (2015). Development of an Augmented Reality-Based G-Code Generator in a Virtual CNC Milling Simulation. International Symposium on Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Digital Technology (SEDT) 2015, 2-4 Dec 2015, Tokyo, Japan. pp 329-339
  4. Hwa Jen Yap, Jenn Guey Ng, Zahari Taha, Siow Wee Chang, Keem Siah Yap (2015). Design and Development of 6 DOF System for Virtual Bicycle Simulator. International Conference on Movement, Health and Exercise (MoHE 2015), 5-7 October 2015, Penang, Malaysia. pp 45.
  5. Sinye Phoon, Hwa Jen Yap and Zahari Taha (2015). Modeling and Simulation of Flexible Manufacturing System in Virtual Reality Platform. International Symposium on Innovative Management, Information and Production (IMIP 2015). 29-31 October 2015, Melaka, Malaysia.
  6. Sze Soon Chew, Raja Ariffin Bin Raja Ghazilla, Hwa Jen Yap and Yun Suen Pai (2015). Development of Augmented Reality Approach Towards Ergonomic Assessment of Driver Vehicle Package Design. 3rd International Conference on Ergonomics & 1st International Conference on Industrial Engineering (ICE & ICIE 2015). 19-20 August 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  7. Zahari Taha, Hwa Jen Yap, Mohammad Syawaludin Hassan, Wee Kian Yeo (2015). Digital Analysis of Badminton Athlete Motion. International Conference on Movement, Health and Exercise (MoHE 2015), 5-7 October 2015, Penang, Malaysia. pp 42.
  8. Maryam Mousavi, Yap Hwa Jen, Siti Nurmaya, Farzad Tahriri (2014). Application of Automated Guided Vehicle System in Industry. Tokyo International Conference on Engineering and Applied Science (TICEAS), 17-19 Dec 2014, Tokyo, Japan. pp 414-421.
  9. Yun Suen Pai, Hwa Jen Yap, S. Ramesh (2014). Implementation of a Voice-Control System for Issuing Commands in a Virtual Manufacturing Simulation Process. 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology 2014 (ICMST 2014). 7-8 June 2014 at Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  10. Yun Suen Pai, Hwa Jen Yap, S. Ramesh, Siow-Wee Chang, and Kok Leong Royston Cheong (2014). Augmented Reality Assisted Factory Layout Planning and Analysis for a Flexible Manufacturing Cell. 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Computational Mathematics 2014 (ICCSCM 2014). 8-9 May 2014, Aseania Resort & Spa Langkawi, Malaysia.
  11. Aliq Zuhdi, Zahari Taha, Siti Zawiah Md Dawal, Hwa Jen Yap (2013). Spine Layout Design for Flexible Manufacturing Systems using a Hybrid Genetic Algorithm and Fuzzy-based Level Control Model. The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing & Logistics Systems (IML 2013), Shanghai, China, 27th Feb 2nd March 2013, pp. 71- 77.
  12. Maryam Mousavi, Yap Hwa Jen, Siti Nurmaya Binti Musa (2013). A Review on Cybersickness and Usability in Virtual Environments. 2nd International Conference on Ergonomics 2013 (ICE 2013). 2-4 September 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  13. H.Y. Chong, M. Dahari, H.J. Yap, Y.T. Loong (2012). Development of Hazard Assessment for Hydrogen Refueling Station in Malaysia. International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2012), Batu Pahat, Malaysia, 20-21 November 2012.
  14. Hwa-Jen Yap, Zahari Taha, Seow Wei Ng, Siow-Wee Chang (2012). Virtual Assembly System Using an Ergonomics Co-Location Workstation. Proceedings of International Management and Engineering Conference 2012 (EMC 2012), 24 & 25 October, 2012
  15. Y.T. Loong, M.Dahari, H.J. Yap, and H.Y. Chong (2012). Modeling and Simulation of Solar Powered Hydrogen System. International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2012), Batu Pahat, Malaysia, 20-21 November, 2012.
  16. Zahari Taha, Aliq Zuhdi, Siti Zawiah Md.Dawal, Yap Hwa Jen, Raja Ariffin Raja Ghazilla (2010). Loop Layout Design Problem Solution in Flexible Manufacturing System using Virtual Factory Approach. The 11th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference (APIEMS 2010), ISBN: 978-967-5148-80-4.7- 10 Dec 2010, Melaka, Malaysia
  17. Zahari Taha, Hartomo, Siti Zawiah M.D., Yap H.J. and Raja Ariffin R.G. (2010). Capacity of Visual Short Term Memory of the Malaysian Population in the Design of a Virtual Environment. 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2010), ISBN: 978-1-4244-9025-7. pp318-322, 20-23 October 2010, Seoul, Korea
  18. Zahari Taha, Hartomo, Siti Zawiah MD and Yap Hwa Jen (2010). A Conceptual Prediction Model of the Individual Susceptibility Level on Cyber sickness. The 11th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference (APIEMS 2010), ISBN: 978-967-5148-80-4. 7-10 Dec 2010, Melaka, Malaysia
  19. Zahari Taha, Rossi Passarella, Hui Xin How, Jamali Md Sah, Ahmad, N., Raja Ariffin Raja Ghazilla, and Hwa Jen Yap (2010), Application of Data Acquisition and Telemetry System into a Solar Vehicle, The 2nd International Conference on Computer Engineering and Applications (ICCEA 2010), pp 96-102, 19-21 March 2010, Bali, Indonesia
  20. Chew Jouh Yeong, Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen (2009). Omni- Directional Vision for Navigation Of a Mobile Robot, 4th International Conference Humanoid, Nanotechnology, Information Technology Communication and Control, Environment and Management (HNICEM), The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) Philippine Section, Manila, Philippines 12-15 March 2009.
  21. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Eng Tat Hong, Chew Jouh Yeong (2009), Design and Development of a Marker-based Augmented Reality System using OpenCV and OpenGL, Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference 2009 (APIEMS 2009), pp 1342-1349, Kitakyushu, Japan, Dec. 14-16, 2009.
  22. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Ng Sock Wee, Chew Jouh Yeong (2009). Low Cost Head Tracking System for a Desktop- based VR System Using Webcam, Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference 2009 (APIEMS 2009), pp 1347-1352, Kitakyushu, Japan, Dec. 14-16, 2009.
  23. Zahari Taha, Hartomo, Yap Hwa Jen, Raja Arifin Raja Gadzila and Alex Poh Tech Chai (2009). The Effect of Body Weight and Height on Incidence of Cyber sickness Among Immersive Environment Malaysian. 17th World Congress on Ergonomics (IEA 2009), Beijing, China, 9-14 August 2009.
  24. Zahari Taha, Hartomo, Yap Hwa Jen, Raja Arifin Raja Ghazilla and Norhafizan Ahmad (2009), The Ergonomics Virtual Reality Station Design (ErgoVR), Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference (APIEMS 2009), pp 226-232, 14-16 Dec 2009, Kitakyushu, Japan.
  25. Zahari Taha, Jamali Md Sah, Rossi Passarella, Raja Ariffin Raja Ghazilla, Norhafizan Ahmad, Yap Hwa Jen, Tuw Tze Khai, Zulkefle Kassim, Iskandar Hasanuddin, Mokhtar Yunus (2009). A Solar Vehicle Based on Sustainable Design Concept. Proceedings The IASTED International Conference on Solar Energy (SOE 2009), pp 38-43, Phuket, Thailand, 16-18 March 2009.
  26. Zahari Taha, Rossi Passarella, Jamali Md Sah, How Xin Hui, Norhafizan Ahmad, Raja Ariffin Raja Ghazilla, Yap Hwa Jen, Tuw Tze Khai (2009). Developing of a Telemetry Monitoring System for a Solar Vehicle, Proceedings The IASTED International Conference On Solar Energy (Soe 2009), pp 44-50, Phuket, Thailand, 16-18 March 2009.
  27. Zahari Taha, Sugiyono, N. Ahmad, R. A. Ghazilla, Yap Hwa Jen,, T. Y. T. Ya1, R. Passarella, I. Hasanuddin, M. Yunus (2009). The Effect of Spherical Hub-Nose Position on Pressure Drop in An Oscillating Water Column System for Wave Energy Conversion. Proceedings The IASTED International Conference on Solar Energy (SOE 2009), pp 15-19, Phuket, Thailand, 16-18 March 2009
  28. Chew Jouh Yeong, Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen (2008). Omni- Directional Vision for Global Navigation of an Automated Guided Vehicle. The 9th Asia Pasific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference and The 11th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting Of International Foundation For Production Research (APIEMS 2008), pp 2585-2591, ISBN 978-979-18925-0-6, Bali, Indonesia, 3-5 December 2008.
  29. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Liew Khai Shin, Raja Ariffin Raja Ghazilla, Norhafizan Ahmad. 2008. Development of a 3D CAD Model Conversion and Visualization System using Lexical Analyzer Generator and OpenGL. The 9th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference and The 11th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting Of International Foundation For Production Research (APIEMS 2008), pp 2700-2706, ISBN 978-979- 18925-0-6, Bali, Indonesia, 3-5 December 2008.
  30. Yap Hwa Jen, Chang Siow Wee, Zahari Taha, Ang Fong Chin (2007). Pattern recognition for Non-linear Profiles by using Simulink, International Conference on Ergonomics 2007 (ICE 2007), pp 7-12, ISBN 978-983- 2085-91-1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3-5 December 2007.
  31. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Chang Siow Wee, Foong Kok Hao, Lee Jui Vui (2007). Interactive 3D Simulator for Industrial Robot, MMU International Symposium on Information and Communications Technologies 2007 (M2USIC 2007), ISBN 983-43160-0-3, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 19-20 November 2007.
  32. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Chua Hooi Hoon, Chang Siow Wee, Lee Jer Vui (2007). Development of a Low Cost 3-D Digitizer for Sketching and Reverse Engineering. International Conference on Ergonomics 2007 (ICE 2007), pp 13-18, ISBN 978-983-2085-91-1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3-5 December 2007.
  33. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Lee Jer Vui & Ng Theng Yoong (2007). A Force Feedback System for Drilling Process in Virtual Environment, 3rd International Conference on Humanoid, Nanotechnology, Information Technology, Communication and Control Environment and Management 2007 (HNICEM 2007), pp 301-306, ISSN 1656-7226, Manila, Philippines 15-18 March 2007.
  34. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Irvin Hoh and Lee Jer Vui (2006). Development of a 3-Dimensional CAD Model Generator. 1st International Conference on Manufacturing & Material Processing (ICMM 2006), pp 268-271, Kuala Lumpur, 14-15 March 2006.
  35. Yap Hwa Jen, Zahari Taha, Lee Jer Vui & Ng Theng Yoong (2006). Virtual Orthopaedic Surgery Training System With Force Feedback Drilling Simulator. 8th AUN/SEED- Net Field Wise Seminar of Manufacturing Engineering on Commercialization of Research Products , Vientiane, Laos PDR, 21-22 December 2006.
  36. Zahari Taha, R. Ariffin, N. Ahmad, Yap Hwa Jen (2006). Development of a CNGDI-Electric Hybrid Vehicle. International Forum on Strategic Technology (IFOST), Ulsan, Korea, 19-21 October 2006.
  37. Teuku Firsa, T Zahari Taha, Raja Ariffin, Yap Hwa Jen (2005). A Simulation Program for Mobile Robot in OpenGL. 1st International Workshop on Artificial Life and Robotics 2005 (AROB 05), pp21-29, Perlis, Malaysia, 14-15 May 2005.
  38. Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen, Lee Jer Vui (2005). Development of an Orthopaedic Robot Surgical System. 1st International Workshop on Artificial Life and Robotics 2005 (AROB 05), pp61-67, Perlis (Malaysia), 14-15 May 2005.
  39. Lee Jer Vui, Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen and Mohamed Razif Mohamed Ali (2004). Trajectory Planning for Smooth Motion of a Surgical Robot , The 4th Annual Seminar of National Science Fellowship, 20-21 December 2004, Penang, Malaysia. Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia & Universiti Sains Malaysia, pp310-314.
  40. Lee Jer Vui, Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen, Irvin Hoh, Wong Jiunn Min and Mohamed Razif Mohamed Ali (2004). Development of a Virtual Surgical Simulator for Robot Assisted Cannulated Fracture Fixation. International Conference in Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (CGIV04), pp. 313-318, Penang, 27-29 Sep 2004.
  41. Zahari Taha, Yap Hwa Jen & Lee Jer Vui (2004). Robot Programming and Simulation using Virtual Reality Technologies. Proceeding 3rd International Conference on Advance Manufacturing Technology (ICAMT), pp.594- 598, Kuala Lumpur, 11-13 May 2004.
  42. Lee Jer Vui, Yap Hwa Jen and Zahari Taha (2003). Development of a Robot Simulation and Virtual System, 2nd Technical Postgraduate Symposium (TechPos 03), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, pp 142-148.
  43. Yap Hwa Jen and Zahari Taha (2003). Virtual Environment for Robot Programming, 2nd Technical Postgraduate Symposium (TechPos 03), University of Malaya, 16-17 December 2003, Kuala Lumpur, pp139-142.
  44. Yap Hwa Jen and Zahari Taha (2002). Virtual Reality Applications in Robotics, Technical Postgraduate Symposium (TechPos 02), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 16-17th October, 2002, pp 137-140.

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2012 - 2016, High Impact Research (HIR)
    Integrated Production Planning and Decision Analysis Systems for SMEs ( Consultant)
  2. 2014 - 2016, ScienceFund
    Development of Automotive Interior Package Design Assessment Model ( Consultant)
  3. 2011 - 2013, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Fundamental development and experimental validation of immersed boundary and finite element methods for interaction of a 3D elastic body and fluid by two-stage correction of velocity and pressure. ( Consultant)
  4. 2011 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Design and Development of an Augmented Reality- Based Off-line Programming System for an Industrial Robot ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2011 - 2013, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
    Network Configuration Design for Sustainable Supply Chains in Malaysia Industries ( Consultant)
  6. 2009 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Development of Hybrid Position/Force Control for Robot Drilling System. ( Consultant)
  7. 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Development of a Design of Eco-Manufacturing Evaluation and Optimization Method ( Consultant)
  8. 2007 - 2010, MOSTI (Techno Fund)
    Virtual Reality Programming and Simulation System for an Industrial Robot ( Consultant)
  9. 2007 - 2009, ScienceFund
    Development of a computer based qualitative eco design tool for concept generation and selection stage: Eco- Concept ( Consultant)
  10. 2006 - 2008, ScienceFund
    Development of a Multi-feature Recognition System for Autonomous Mobile Robot. ( Project Head)
  11. 2006 - 2008, ScienceFund
    Hardware In-The-Loop Simulation for Control System Designs of Mini Scale Rotorcraft ( Consultant)
  12. 2006 - 2008, ScienceFund
    Development Of A Robotic Drilling System With Haptic Interface ( Consultant)
  13. 2007 - 2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Development of a Production-centred Virtual Manufacturing System (Pro-ViMas) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  14. 2007 - 2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Design and Development of a Graphical Toolkit for Virtual Manufacturing Stereoscopic Visualization System ( Principal Investigator(PI))

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Closed-Loop Automated Positioner Drivmatic Drilling and Countersinking (Autodice) (Fof22-Vrp21), AEROSPACE MALAYSIA INNOVATION CENTRE (AMIC), Project Leader/Lead Consultant
    01 Nov 2022 - 31 Oct 2023 (National)
  • Research and Technology (R&T) Cooperation Agreement for Aerospace Assembly Real-Time Guidance System (Argus) (Fof20-Vrp16), Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC), Project Leader/Lead Consultant
    01 Dec 2020 - 28 Feb 2022 (National)
  • Design and Development of Automated Baby Diaper Testing Jigs: Project (a): Testing Jig (Walking and Rolling), Project (B): Testing Jig (Seating), Vinda Group, Project Leader/Lead Consultant
    01 Dec 2020 - 28 Feb 2022 (National)
  • Kajian Ekosistem Pembelajaran Digital Di Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia, KEMENTERIAN PENGAJIAN TINGGI, Consultant
    30 Jun 2021 - 29 Jan 2022 (National)
  • Research and Technology (R&T) Cooperation Agreement for Collaborative Robot Driller (Coiler) (Fof20-Vrp17), Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Jul 2020 - 30 Sep 2021 (National)
  • R&T Cooperation Agreement for Linear Track Based Automated Driller (P18-3.2 Rmk-11 2018) (Amic/Fof18-Vrp13-03), Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2020 (National)
  • R&T Cooperation Agreement for Automated Radome Furbishment With Data Rich Collaborative Robot Jig (P18-3.3 Rmk-11 2018) (Amic/Fof18-Vrp14-03), Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2020 (National)
  • R&T Corporation Agreement for Upeca Plan Layout Optimization (Amic/Fof17-Vrp10-03), Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2019 (National)
  • R&T Cooperation Agreement for Automated Ground Vehicle (Agv) Development and Synchronization (Rmk11-2017 P4.1), Fof17-Vrp08- 03, Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • R&T Cooperation Agreement for Design Optimization Through Ergonomics Analysis and Load Factor Study (Rmk11 3.1), Fof16-Vrp07-03, Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • R&T Cooperation Agreement for Automated Painter Demonstration and Optimization (Rmk11-2017 P4.3), Fof17-Imp24- 03, Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • R&T Cooperation Agreement for Robotic Spray Development and Manufacturing Study Use Case (Rmk11-2017 P4.2), Amic/Fof17-Imp23- 03, Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • Robotics Project: Inno - Block Building Robotics, My Robot Education Sdn Bhd
    01 Jul 2015 - 01 Jul 2015 (National)
  • Rapid Prototyping Services for Biomedical Discharge Device, Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC), University of Malaya
    01 Jul 2013 - 01 Jul 2013 (National)
  • Malaysian Civilian Body Nationwide (Mycabyn), PROTON Berhad
    01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2013 (National)
  • Measurement of The Air Velocity for Incubator Chamber, Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC), University of Malaya
    01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2012 (National)
  • Development of An Education Course-Ware: Civil Engineering (Form 5)., Ministry of Education, Malaysia
    01 Jul 2009 - 01 Jul 2010 (National)
  • Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan (Penyediaan E-Bahan, Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan, Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia (Matapelajaran 1.Teknologi Kejuruteraan Tingkatan 5 dan 2.Kejuruteraan Awam Tingkatan 5)), Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan
    01 Apr 2008 - 01 Apr 2010 (National)
  • Development of An Education Course-Ware: Engineering Technology (Form 5)., Ministry of Education, Malaysia
    01 Mar 2009 - 01 Mar 2010 (National)
  • Design and Development of a Demo-Prototype for Underwater Cleaning Vehicle, Solidium Sdn. Bhd.
    01 Nov 2006 - 01 Nov 2006 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Sharing Session - Building Prototype, KIK Training, PDRM, Bukit Aman (National) (27 Jan 2014 - 28 Jan 2014)
  2. Peranan Robot Dalam Kehidupan, Seminar Robot - organized by CItRa & SJK(C) Jalan Davidson, CItRa & SJK(C) Jalan Davidson (National) (18 Oct 2013 - 18 Oct 2013)
PRESENTER
  1. Development of an Augmented Reality-Based G-Code Generator in a Virtual CNC Milling Simulation, International Symposium on Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Digital Technology (SEDT) 2015 (International) (02 Dec 2015 - 04 Dec 2015)
  2. Design and development of 6-DOF system for Virtual Bicycle Simulator, International Conference on Movement, Health and Exercise (MoHE) 2015 (International) (05 Oct 2015 - 07 Oct 2015)
  3. Augmented Reality Based Programming, Planning, and Simulation of a Robotic Work Cell, Research Talk Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering (University) (05 Dec 2014 - 05 Dec 2014)
  4. Virtual Reality Based Programming of a Robotic Work Cell, Research Talk, Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering (University) (18 May 2012 - 18 May 2012)
OTHERS
  1. Industrial & Mobile Robots, Professional Workshop on Industrial Robotics, Center for Product Design & Manufacture, University of Malaya (National) (28 Nov 2006 - 30 Nov 2006)
  2. Basic OpenGL Programming , Basic OpenGL Programming , Center for Product Desing & Manufacture (CPDM), University of Malaya (National) (02 Aug 2004 - 06 Aug 2004)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2016) Evaluation Panel of FRGS Grant Cycle 1/2016, (Evaluation Panel)
  2. (2016) Evaluation Panel of PPP Grant Cycle 1/2016, (Evaluation Panel of PPP Grant Cycle 1/2016)
  3. (2015) Evaluation Panel of PPP Grant Cycle 1/2015, (Evaluation Panel)
  4. (2014) PhD Thesis for Anna UniversityChennai, (External Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2020) Academic Sciences Malaysia (ASM) - Special Interest Group (SIG) on Robotics, Academic Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
  2. (2016) 17th Asia-Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Society Conference, Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Society
  3. (2014) R&T Project - VIRISTAM, Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC), Mara-AeroTech Sdn. Bhd., Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, National

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) AN OPTIMIZATION METHOD FOR AERIAL SWARM ROBOTICS DEPENDING ON HIERARCHICAL ARCHITECTURES, CHEN ZHE
  2. (2023) IMPROVEMENT OF BIOFUELS APPLY IN AUTOMOTIVE, GAN WOUN YOONG
  3. (2023) Development of Machine Learning Algorithm for Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem, KEYONG LIN
  4. (2023) RESEARCH ON THE DESIGN OF PUBLICĀ SPORTS SERVICE SYSTEM (PRODUCT) BASEDĀ ON BASIC HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, XIN XU
  5. (2023) The development of A 3D sensor system based on Vision and Lidar, JIE LIU
  6. (2023) Research and Development of An Interactive Augmented Reality Based 7-Axis Robot Teaching Simulator, TAN CHEE HAU
  7. (2023) A Deep Learning-Based Approach for Road Damage Detection, AULIA RAHMAN
  8. (2023) SIMULATION RESEARCH OF CIRCULATING COOLING WATER BASED ON VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY, LIU ZHENYU
  9. (2023) DEVELOPMENT AUGMENTED REALITY ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR HIGH-MIX LOW-VOLUME, GAN ZHI LON
  10. (2023) Design and Development of a Novel Digital Factory Architecture for Virtual Reality Simulation Using Robot Operating System, SIVADAS A/L CHANDRA SEKARAN
  11. (2023) Ergonomic design and research of passive exoskeletons for aerospace extravehicular operations, LIU YANG
  12. (2023) DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MIXED REALITY BASED CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEM FOR PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL TOWARDS INDUSTRY REVOLUTION 4.0, PHOON SIN YE
  13. (2023) INTELLIGENT TOOL WEAR CONDITION PREDICTION FOR CNC MILLING WITH MODULAR NEURAL NETWORK, WONG SHI YUEN
  14. (2023) COMPUTERIZED DETECTION OF DEFECTS IN WOOD PRODUCTS FOR LIGHT RED MERANTI, RED OAK, YELLOW POPLAR AND MAPLE, TAN CHIAT OON
  15. (2023) REAL-TIME MOTION TRAJECTORY CONTROL FOR 5-AXIS CNC MACHINING, LEI CHUNLIN
  16. (2022) HYBRIDIZATION OF METAHEURISTIC ALGORITHM IN TRAINING RADIAL BASIS FUNCTION WITH DYNAMIC DECAY ADJUSTMENT FOR CONDITION MONITORING, CHONG HUE YEE
  17. (2022) Design and Development of Series Elastic Actuators for Lumbar Supported Exoskeletons in Manual Lifting Tasks, OMAR SABAH ABDULWAHHAB AL-DAHIREE
  18. (2021) Development of a Formative Assessment System for Baduanjin in Physical Education using IMU-based Motion Analysis Technology, LI HAI
  19. (2020) DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING STRATEGY AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION FOR MALAYSIAN OIL AND GAS SECTOR; FOCUSED ON PROCESS FACILITIES, DANARAJ A/L CHANDRASEGARAN
  20. (2019) An Active Lower-Extremity Exoskeleton For Synchronous Mobility Assistance In Lifting And Carrying Manual Handling Task, SADO FATAI
  21. (2018) Conceptual Framework Development of Learning Motivation using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality APplications for Motorcycle Engine Assembly, Lai Lai Win (Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM))
  22. (2016) Scheduling of automated guided vehicles in a flexible manufacturing system, MARYAM MOUSAVI
  23. (2015) DESIGN OF TYPE-2 FUZZY LOGIC CONTROLLERS USING META-HEURISTIC OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHMS FOR ROTARY INVERTED PENDULUM, MUKHTAR FATIHU HAMZA
  24. (2014) PSO-Based Controllers For Non-Linear Systems, MUKHTAR FATIHU HAMZA
  25. (2014) Optimization of Equipment Parameter With Known Risk Value By Artificial Intelligent Approach, Chong Hue Yee
  26. (2014) Artificial Intelligence Incorporated SCADA Systems for Factory Automation and Management, Wong Jiunn Min
  27. (2012) Novel ELM Based Neural Network Models for Pattern Classification Data Regression and Knowledge Formulation, Wong Shen Yuong (M0100118)
  28. (2012) Automated Guided Vehicles Scheduling Multi-Objective Optimization Model In Flexible Manufacturing Systems Using Fuzzy Genetic Algorithms, MARYAM MOUSAVI
  29. (2011) An Innovative Hybrid Rules Induction and Optimization Algorithm in Genetic Fuzzy System for Pattern Classification, Tan Chin Hooi (M0100118)
Master
  1. (2023) Development of Automatic Maintain Load Test System (AMLTS) for Bore Pile Static Load Testing., KELVIN LEE CHOON CHOW
  2. (2019) DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUGMENTED REALITY BASED FACILITY LAYOUT PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION, TAN CHEE HAU
  3. (2018) DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICAL ERGONOMICS DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR PROCESSING EQUIPMENT IN MALAYSIAN OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS PLATFORM, MOHD HAFIZUL HILMI BIN MOHD NOOR
  4. (2016) MODELING AND SIMULATION OF SPINE LAYOUT DESIGN FOR FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM IN DIGITAL FACTORY PLATFORM, PHOON SIN YE
  5. (2014) Self Localization and Mapping of Vehicle Undercarriage for Autonomous Bomb Disposal Robot, (M.Eng-Mechatronics) Goh Joon Sern
  6. (2014) Modeling And Simulation Of Spine Layout Design For Flexible Manufacturing System In Virtual Reality Platform, PHOON SIN YE
  7. (2014) Development Of Augmented Reality Approach Towards Ergonomic Assessment Of Driver Vehicle Package Design, Chew Sze Soon
  8. (2014) Design and Development of a 3-DOF Parallel Manipulator, (M.Eng-Mechatronics) Lubabatu Baballe Ila
  9. (2014) Development of an Immersive Augmented Reality Based Computer Numerical Control Simulation System, PAI YUN SUEN
  10. (2013) Vision-Assisted Path Planning System for Die Sorting In Semiconductor Industry, (M.Eng-Mechatronics) Ooi Chen Hock
  11. (2013) An Efficiency Improvement of Flexible Flow Shop Scheduling Problem in Automotive Part Company, (M.Eng-Manufacturing) Waraporn Fangrit
  12. (2013) DEVELOPMENT OF A SYSTEM CONFIGURATION FOR A SOLAR POWERED HYDROGEN FACILITY USING FUZZY LOGIC CONTROL, LOONG YING TAI
  13. (2013) Fuzzy Based Risk Prioritization for a Hydrogen Refueling Facility in Malaysia, CHONG HUE YEE
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2014) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  2. (2013) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  3. (2012) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  4. (2011) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  5. (2010) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  6. (2009) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  7. (2008) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  8. (2007) Final Year Projects (Thesis)
  9. (2006) Final Year Projects (Thesis)

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2015) KXGI6310 - Industrial Robots
  2. (2015) KXGP6309 - Industrial Robots
  3. (2014) KXGI6105 - Artificial Intelligence in Robotics
  4. (2014) KXGI6310 - Industrial Robots
  5. (2014) KXGP6303 - Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  6. (2014) KXGP6309 - Industrial Robots
  7. (2013) KXGI6105 - Artificial Intelligence in Robotics
  8. (2013) KXGP6303 - Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Bachelor
  1. (2015) KCEC2117 - Control Engineering
  2. (2015) KXEX2244 - Ordinary Differential Equation
  3. (2014) KCEC1108 - Computer Programming
  4. (2014) KCEC2117 - Control Engineering
  5. (2014) KCEP1108 - Fluid Mechanics
  6. (2013) KCEC1102 - Computer and Programming
  7. (2013) KCEC1108 - Computer Programming
  8. (2013) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  9. (2013) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  10. (2012) KCEC1108 - Computer Programming
  11. (2012) KCEC1108 - Computer Programming
  12. (2011) KCEC1108 - Computer Programming
  13. (2010) KCEC1102 - Computer and Programming
  14. (2010) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  15. (2010) KXEX2163 - Thinking and Communication Skills
  16. (2009) KCEC1102 - Computer and Programming
  17. (2009) KCEC4302 - Engineering Graphics and Visualization
  18. (2009) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  19. (2009) KXEX2163 - Thinking and Communication Skills
  20. (2008) KCEC1102 - Computer and Programming
  21. (2008) KCEC4302 - Engineering Graphics and Visualization
  22. (2008) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  23. (2008) KXEX2163 - Thinking and Communication Skills
  24. (2007) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  25. (2007) KCEP2204 - Noise and Vibration
  26. (2006) KCEC1107 - Dynamics
  27. (2006) KCEP1102 - Thermo-Fluids
  28. (2006) KCEP2112 - Design for Machine Element
  29. (2006) KCEP2204 - Noise and Vibration

PATENT/IPR


  • Electrical Discharge Machining Assembly
    Industrial Applications (National)
  • Holonomic Bomb Disposal Robot with Omnidirectional Drive
    Industrial Applications (National)

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Coaching Session- Let's Go to Mummies Lab: Robotics (for Publics) - During UM Research Carnival 2015, (10 Oct 2015 - 10 Oct 2015)