Dr. Raja Jamilah Raja Yusof holds a bachelor degree in Information System Engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. She pursued her studies in Master and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Malaya. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Software Engineering in Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, a member of Centre of Quranic Research, University of Malaya and also a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE Senior Member). Her area of expertise includes usability of interfaces, Big Data Visualization, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Java and Python Programming, Computational and Algorithmic Thinking, Scratch Programming and Islamic and Quranic Systems. Her main research interests is in Human Computer Interaction and Algorithms while Quranic and Islamic information are valued aspects of her research. Her current research is on Computational Thinking and Gesture Based Interaction for people with disability of the arms, shoulders and hands.
She had been invited as a speaker in a local and International conferences. She was involved as a consultant in the development of Quranic Tajwid speech recognition project. She was appointed as guest editor in Multicultural Education and Technology Journal, an Emerald group journal which is now known as Multicultural Education Journal and reviewer in Computers in Human Behavior, Multicultural Education Journal, The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology and Malaysian Journal of Computer Science. Some of her papers includes Cyber-volunteering: Social Media Affordances in fulfilling NGOs social mission, Student real-time visualization system in classroom using RFID based on UTAUT model, Visualizing Qur'anic words with parallel plot; Qur'anic Words Stemming; Visualization Systems Supporting the Reading of Arabic Document for non- Arabic Speakers; T-test for Visualizing Frequently Used Arabic Words; and Quantitative Analysis of the words in Surah Al-Muawwidhat. She has also been involved in local and international conferences as a presenter to papers on Intelligent Systems for Qur'anic Learning Environment, Information Visualization for Learning words in the Qur'an; Parallel versus Perpendicular Plots: A Comparative Study; Improving Usability of HTA Charts and many others.
She had started teaching since year 2000, lecturing courses such as programming, analysis algorithms, human-computer interaction, software engineering, web programming and others. She has a patent on Quranic Learning and Visualization system with the software trademarked with the name Ainul Quran. In terms of community engagement, she is very active in uplifting educational awareness and levels of underprivileged community such as immigrants (Rohingnya and Champa war refugees), homeless and aborigines in Malaysia. She is also interested in doing community outreach programs promoting computer science education specifically and STEM education in schools especially to girls.