Dr. Mumtaz Begum Peer Mustafa received the BSc. and MSc. in Software Engineering from University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and University Malaya (UM) in 2002 and 2006 respectively, and the Ph.D. in Computer Science from University Malaya (UM) in 2012. She was a researcher for a High Impact Research project in the area of Assistive technologies for speech impaired individuals. Dr. Mumtaz is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Software Engineering, University Malaya. Her research interests include Emotional Speech Synthesis and Speech Assistive tools for disabled individuals. She has published her work in many of prestigious international speech conferences. Dr. Mumtaz is a member of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) organization and the member of International Speech Communication Association (ISCA). Dr. Mumtaz is also a certified software tester from Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB), a member of International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) from Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB), a member of International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB).  

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Dr Jaffar Ali is a citizen of Malaysia. Born on 30 October 1955. A descendant of Turkish traders and missionaries (called Rowthers/Ravuthers). He completed his early education in 1972, Microbiology (BSc, 1977) and Biochemistry (MSc, 1979). He was a recipient of the International Merit PhD Scholarship of the Australian National Univesityin 1989. He obtained his PhD at the Australian National University (Dec 1989-Oct 1992) in embryo culture/cryopreservation under tutelage of early pioneers in preimplantation embryology, Drs JN Shelton, WK Whitten and PJ McCullagh. He is currently a Professor and Consultant Embryologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Malaya. Prior to this he was (i) Consultant and Head of IVF Laboratory & Embryology, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia; (ii) Consultant and Director, IVF Laboratory, Women’s Hospital, Doha, Qatar; (iii) Research Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore; (iv) Associate Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Malaya, (v) Senior Embryologist, Kelinik Dr Hamid Arshat; (vi) Research Assistant, JCSMR, ANU; (vii) (Scientific Officer, National Population and Family Development Board, spanning over 3 decades beginning January 1980 to the present. He has published /presented 145 research works in refereed journals/conferences, 4 book chapters and 2 books (published in Australia and Malaysia). Wrote and won a total of nine research grants worth about USD$1.29 million from national/international sources. His pioneering contributions: (i) development of protein-free embryo culture medium (PFM); (ii) ultra micro drop culture; (iii) development of ultra-rapid cryopreservation of mammalian embryos.  He was conferred eight (n=8) international/national awards for his pioneering research contributions. He has patents in over 78 countries; awarded in Norway, USA, Russia, Australia, Canada, European Union (35 countries), Malaysia, Singapore and in African OAPI countries for his research invention of the synthetic Protein-Free Embryo Culture Medium. Two more patent applications has been lodged. Another four patent applications are in preparation. He is Editor,Journal of Reproductive and Stem Cell Biotechnology; Corporate Advisor to Cellcura, Norway and Consultant to FertiPro, Belgium. He was Visiting fellow at Australian National University and Adjunct Professor at King Saud University.

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Lim, B.H & Omar-Fauzee, M.S. (2205). Use of Imagery by Varsity Athletes. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, XLI, 34-38. Lim Boon Hooi, Rosli Saadan, & M. S. Omar-Fauzee (27-29 March 2005). Imagery Among University Athletes: Malaysian Context. Book of Abstract: !st Asia Pacifi Sports Science Conference 2005: Sports Scienc as the Catalyst of Quality Sports Performances, Premonade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Lim Boon Hooi (2008). A Comparison of Multidimensional State Anxiety through Time-To-Event paradigm of Malaysian Sailors in Sailing Competition. ISN Bulletin, Vol 1, No 2, 19-26. Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Lim BH & Balbir SG (2010). The Effects of Psychological Intervention on Pre-Competition Multi-dimensional State Anxiety in Volleyball Players. Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation, Vol 6, No.1, 81-93.

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