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RESEARCH STATEMENT

We provide research and consultant services in multidisciplinary field including energy, noise and vibration control, signal processing, quantum acoustic, bioacoustic, acoustic of musical instruments, environmental pollution (including noise and seismic assessment), building acoustic and electroacoustic.

FUNDED RESEARCH
Has received over RM2.3 million of research funding from various sources. The following are the funded research grants received.

38. GUG0296-2/2018 Low Power Long Range Global Positioning Satellite Tracking Device for Movement Monitoring. November 2018 - November 2020.
Source and amount of funding: UMSGreat (RM10,000).

37. GUG0173-2/2017 UStudy of the Effect of Physical Propertise on the Sound and Vibration of Sundatang Instrument. January 2018 - December 2019.
Source and amount of funding: UMSGreat (RM10,000).

36. GUG0154-1/2017 Utilization of NDT Ultrasonic Technology for Early Detection of Ganoderma Boninense Infection Approach. Mei 2017 - April 2019.
Member: Associate Professor Dr. Chong Khim Phin, Marcella Lennie binti Michael.
Source and amount of funding: UMSGreat (RM10,000).

35. GUG0011-ST-M-1/2016 Study of Protein-Electromagnetic Interaction for Algae Oil Extraction Using Low Voltage Pulsed Electric Field (PEF). Oct 2016 - Sept 2018.
Member: Fouziah Binti Md. Yassin, Salamah Samsu.
Source and amount of funding: UMSGreat (RM10,000).

34. FRGS/1/2016/STG02/IPGM/03/1 Kajian kesan sifat fizikal terhadap getaran dan bunyi alat muzik sundatang. August 2016 - July 2018.
Member: Dr. Ronald Yusri Batahong (Keningau's Institure of Teacher Education, Project Leader) & Darussalam Nehemia Bonel Pantulusang.
Source and amount of funding: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM70,000).

33. RAG0067-SG-2015 Tailoring the spectroscopic properties of erbium doped Tellurite glass via controlled size and shape of gold nanoparticles for SERS application. December 2015 - November 2017.
Member: Dr. Asmahani Awang (Project Leader) & Associate Professor Dr. Sib Krishna Ghoshal (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai), Dr. Fuei Pien Chee & Dr. Alvie Lo Sin Voi.
Source and amount of funding: Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGS), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM80,000).

32. RAG9971-SG-2015 - Establishment of near sea level calibration algorithm for sun photometers. December 2015 - November 2017.
Member: Mr. Jackson Chang Hian Wui (Project Leader) & Dr. Fuei Pien Chee.
Source and amount of funding: Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGS), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM71,500).

31. SG10024 - Quality Improvement and appearance of Sabah Palm Drink (TM). October 2015 - September 2016.
Member: Associate Professor Dr. Chong Khim Phin (Project Leader), Associate Professor Dr. Patricia Matanjun, Arnnyitte Alexander & Syahriel Abdullah.
Source and amount of funding: Innovation Grant Scheme, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (SGIUMS) (RM16,000).

30. SBK0225-SG-2015 - Eyeball Controlled Powered Wheelchair System. September 2015 - August 2016.
Member: Dr. Chee Fuei Pien (Project Leader).
Source and amount of funding: Prioritized Research Area Grant Scheme, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (SGPUMS - SPBK) (RM21,900).

29. SGI0021 - Development of Early Warning System for Termor or Sistem Penggera Awal Getaran (SPAG) (Project Leader). August 2015 - July 2016.
Member: Dr. Chee Fuei Pien.
Source and amount of funding: Innovation Grant Scheme, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (SGIUMS) (RM20,000).

28. E0609D1014 - Development of Compressed Stabilized Earth Block (CSEB) as an Alternative Component for Eco-Building Construction (Project Leader). August 2015 - July 2016.
Member: Mr. Theodore Kinson (Eco Building Material Sdn. Bhd.) & Associate Prof. Dr. Willey Liew Yun Hsien.
Source and amount of funding: Enterprise Innovation Fund (EIF), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia (RM400,000).

27. PRGS0003-SG-1/2015 - Prototype With Enhanced Concentration and Half-Life of Ozonated Water by Increasing Diffusion Effeciency at Optimum Parameters for Domestic and Industrial Applications (Project Leader). July 2015 - June 2017.
Member: Dr. Chee Fuei Pien & Associate Prof. Dr. Loumi Surugau.
Source and amount of funding: Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia (RM133,000).

26. SBK0185-STWN-2015 - Investigation on the production of healthy drink from oil palm (Project Leader). 2015 - 2016.
Member: Associate Prof. Dr. Chong Khim Phin, Associate Prof. Dr. Patricia @ Patricia Clementina Matanjun, Ms. Arnnyitte Alexander & Mr. Syahriel Abdullah.
Source and amount of funding: Prioritized Research Area Scheme, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (RM29,285).

25. zNOSE for early detection on Ganoderma in Oil Palm. November 2014 - April 2015.
Member: Associate Prof. Dr. Chong Khim Phin (Project Leader).
Source and amount of funding: Electronic Sensor Technology, US (RM60,800).

24. Piezoelectric material as energy harvester. July 2014
Member: Prof. Jaehwan Kim, Center for EAPap Actuator / Machine Design Lab., 302 Songdo-Dong, Yeonsu-Ku, Incheon 406-840, Korea.
Source and amount of funding: National Research Foundation, South Korea (KW2,700,000 or RM8,885).

23. FRG0342-ST-2/2013 - Identification Of Infrared Radiation Signature Of Pure Ganoderma Boninense And In The Infected Oil Palm Tissue (Project Leader). January 2014 - December 2015
Member: Dr. Chong Khim Phin, Associate Professor Dr. Lee Ping Chin & Associate Professor Dr. Coswald Stephen Sipaut @ Mohd Nasri.
Source and amount of funding: Ministry of Education (RM119,000).

22. Indoor ozon and airborne particulates on childhood respiratory illness in urban and rural schools in Sabah . 2014 - 2015.
Member: Ms. Carolyn Melissa Payus.
Source and amount of funding: RAGS, Ministry of Education (RM53,000).

21. 03-01-10-SF0206/SCF0089-IND-2013 - Construction and Testing of a New Renewable Energy Source Based on Ocean Salinity and Temperature Energy Conversion Principle (OSTEC) (Project Leader). September 2013 - February 2016
Member: Dr. Harry Chong Lye Hin & Dr. Ejria Salleh.
Source and amount of funding: ScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (RM195,000).

20. Study of Proten-Electromagnetic Interaction Model for Algae Oil Extraction Using Puls Electric Field (PEF) . 2014 - 2015
Member: Ms. Fouziah Binti Md. Yassin (Project Leader), Dr. Rachel Fran Mansa & Dr. Fauziah Sulaiman.
Source and amount of funding: Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGS), Ministry of Education (RM68,500 ).

19. Synthesis and Characterization of a Thermally Stable Silica-Bismaleimide Nanocomposite. 2014 - 2015
Member: Associate Professor Dr Coswald Stephen Sipaut @Mohd Nasri (leader), Dr Rachel Fran Mansa.
Source and amount of funding: FRGS, Ministry of Education (RM83,600).

18. PD0002 - Preparation of the nanocomposites based on quantum dot conducting polymer with potential application in organic solar cells (Project Leader). June 2013 - May 2015
Member: Associate Professor Dr. Coswald Stephen Sipaut, Dr. Rachel Mansa & Assistant Profesor Dr. Mohammad Jafarzadeh.
Source and amount of funding: UMS Postdoctoral Research Grant Scheme (RM18,800).

17. RAG0021-STWN-2012 - Development of New Calibration Algorithm at Near-Sea Lavel Sites for Aerosol Optical Depth Measurement (team member). February 2013 - January 2015
Member: Ms. Rubena Yusoff (leader), Dr. Fauziah Sulaiman & Mr. Ag. Sufiyan Abd. Hamid.
Source and amount of funding: Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGS), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM40,000).

16. Metal-organic framework coated titania for the photocatalytic degradation organic pollutant. 2013 - 2015
Member: Dr. Moh Pak Yan (leader) & Dr Rachel Fran Mansa.
Source and amount of funding: ERGS, Ministry of Higher Education (RM125,000).

15. RACE/F1/TK3/UMS/10 - Development of Local Borneon Organic Natural Photoelectrochemicals for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (team member). Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
Member: Associate Professor Dr Coswald Stephen Sipaut @Mohd Nasri (leader), Dr. Manal Ismail Al-Masry & Dr Rachel Fran Mansa.
Source and amount of funding: Research Acculturation Collaborative Effort (RACE), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM45,000).

14. Fundamental Study of New Renewable Energy Source Based on Ocean Salinity and Temperature Energy Conversion (OSTEC) (team member). 2013 - 2014
Member: Mr. Ag Sufiyan Bin Abd Hamid (leader), Ms. Rubena Binti Yusoff & Dr Fauziah Sulaiman.
Source and amount of funding: RAGS, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM78,000).

13. An Enhanced Optimization Method of Mass-Spring-Damper Model Using Modified Learning Algorithms in Liver Surgical Simulation. 2013 - 2014
Member: Ms. Salina Binti Sulaiman (leader) & Dr. Abdullah Bin Bade.
Source and amount of funding: Prioritized Research Area Scheme (RM25,000).

12. ERGS0019-TK-1/2012 - Investigating the performance of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC) by incorporating modified nano-silica surface in polymer gel electrolyte (team member). July 2012 - June 2014
Member: Associate Professor Dr Coswald Stephen Sipaut @Mohd Nasri (leader) & Dr Rachel Fran Mansa.
Source and amount of funding: Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM66,000).

11. Exploring the potential of local natural organic dye sensitizers for photoelectrochemical cells in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC) (leader). 2012 - 2014
Member: Associate Professor Dr Coswald Stephen Sipaut @Mohd Nasri, Dr. Manal Ismail Al-Masry & Dr Rachel Fran Mansa.
Source and amount of funding: ERGS, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (RM80,000).

10. Assessment of the potential of harnessing ocean energy for electricity generation (leader). Julai - December 2011.
Member: Ag Sufiyan Abd. Hamid, Ejria Saleh & Baharum Ismail.
Funding: SIRIM Berhad.
Amount: RM30,500.

9. 03-01-10-SF0144: Piezoelectric Material as a New Electrical Power Generator (sole researcher). July 2011 - December 2012.
Funding: Science Fund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Amount: RM43,500.
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8. FRGS0031-ST-1/2006 - Bioacoustics Signal Processing (Project Leader). 2008-2010.
Team member: Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Noh Dalimin, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Hanid Ahmad, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Chong Mun.
Funding: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education.
Amount: RM112,000.

7. Quantum acoustics (Project Leader). 2008-2010.
Funding: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education.
Amount: RM41,000.

6. Vibroacoustics studies of Sundatang (Project Leader). 2008-2009.
Team member: Ronald Yusri Batahong.
Funding: Sabah Cultural Board.
Amount: RM5,000.

5. Noise and Vibration Control of Acoustically Excited Rectangular Plate Using Tunable Vibration Neutralizers (Project Leader). 2004 - 2006.
Funding: Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia under Intensifying Research in the Priority Area (IRPA).
Amount: RM132,400.
Team member: Prof. Dr. Semyung Wang
Note: A collaboration research with Prof. Dr. Semyung Wang, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea.

4. Control of Sound Power Transmission Through a Rectangular Plat. June - December 2003.
Funding: Brain Korea 21 (BK21), Department of Education, Korea.
Amount: USD10,500 (app RM39,900 - currency exchange rate is USD1=RM3.80 in 2003).
Note: The research was conducted at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea hosted by Prof. Dr. Semyung Wang.

3. Acoustic properties of Sompoton Musical Instrument (sole researcher). 2002 - 2005.
Funding: Fundamental Research Grant, Universiti MalaysiaSabah.
Amount: RM11,000.

2. Acoustic properties of Kulintangan Musical Instrument (sole researcher). 2002 - 2005.
Funding: Fundamental Research Grant, Universiti MalaysiaSabah.
Amount: RM10,000.

1. Human Voice Characterization. 2001 - 2002.
Funding: Young Researchers' Grant, UMS.
Amount: RM7,000.

 

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