IEEE Malaysia TEMS

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July 17th, 2021
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Title: Malaysian Industry Sentiments towards IR4.0 and Skillsets Needed from Students

Date: Thursday, 29 July 2021

Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)

Speaker: Ts. Dr. Chua Wen-Shyan, Head of Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0, Selangor Human Resource Development Centre

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3xXlhis

Synopsis:

Smart Factory takes current manufacturing processes to Industry 4.0 standards; highly effective and efficient machines which are capable of data generation, visualization, and analytics. The integration collaboration-based concept of a Smart Factory provides a holistic approach towards integration of technologies related to Industry 4.0 in a manufacturing process.

This session would provide an overview of these concepts and provide some insights on the Malaysian Industry Sentiments towards Industry 4.0 and the relevant hands-on skillsets and technical competencies required from the future workforce (students) to support the industries and community towards a sustainable digital transformation.

Speaker Profile:

Dr. Chua Wen-Shyan is currently the Head of Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 under the Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC). He obtained his Ph.D. in Control Systems Engineering and B.Eng. in Mechatronics Engineering from Monash University Malaysia. His key area of expertise lies mainly in the area of Control and Automation Systems, Fault Detection and Identification (FDI), and Predictive Maintenance Strategies; which are widely used in Industry 4.0 applications. He is also appointed by the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) in collaboration with the Machinery and Equipment Productivity Nexus (MEPN) as one of the mentors (advisors) for the PRODUCTIVITY1010 initiative to support the industries in their journey towards digital transformation.

As the Head of Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0, Dr. Chua and his team are focused in delivering high impact talent development programs to accelerate the growth of local talents who would be the workforce in supporting the growth of Industry 4.0. The programs developed by his team at the Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 are also able to support the industries and community towards achieving sustainable digital transformation through high impact talent development strategies.

Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/176o3WUWZzAzCX-UsbVp9FUvueOrssv_A/view?ts=6102a675


May 10th, 2021

IEEE TEMS Malaysian chapter in collaboration with Sunway University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University would like to invite you to participate in an online Panel Discussion via Zoom.

Title: Designing Engineering Education from a Post Covid-19 Industry 4.0 Perspective
Date: Thursday, 27 May 2021
Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)

Speakers:
1) Professor Eric Tsui, Senior Educational Development Officer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Topic: Designing Engineering Education from a Post Covid-19 Industry 4.0 Perspective

Slide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Cm4a9hDMlsx6Xq2RoiitwjkPh3-aefCl/view?usp=sharing

2) Professor Alan Kin-tak Lau, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Digital Research), Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Topic: Digitalization is the Main Gear for Future Manufacturing Industry

3) Professor Norbert Gronau Chair Professor of E-Business, Chair of Business Informatics, Processes and Systems, University of Potsdam, Germany
Topic: Digitalization is the Main Gear for Future Manufacturing Industry

4) Dr. Robest Yong, Founder, Prodigious Innovations Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Topic: The D.U.M.B.S approach to innovations

Overview:

A 30-minute seminar will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Eric Tsui from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, followed by a 10-minutes presentation by each Distinguished Panelist and Q&A session with the audience on the above topic.

About Speakers:

Professor Tsui started his career in industry and joined Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 1989 after years of academic research in automated knowledge acquisition, natural language processing, case-based reasoning and knowledge engineering tools. His research strengths include cloud-based business innovation and knowledge services. He returned to academia and joined PolyU in 2005 and until 2018 he was the Leader of the Master of Science in Knowledge Management (KM) degree program. He has consulted for many government departments and private organizations in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei. Professor Tsui is an honorary advisor of KM to three HKSARG departments and since 2008, he has been Vice President of the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. A veteran of E-Learning, he has received many Knowledge Management and E-Learning awards over the years including the prestigious QS Wharton Reimagine Education award and twice listed as an Outstanding/Exemplary Academic in the 2015/6 and 2016/7 PolyU Annual Reports.

Professor Alan Lau received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University, Australia) in 1996 and 1997, respectively. Within that period, he also worked for General Aviation Maintenance Pty Ltd, Australia, as an Engineer Trainee, and for the Corporative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures (CRC-ACS) Australia, as a Research Assistant designing a repair scheme for composite performs. Afterward, he received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2001. Thereafter, he was appointed Assistant Professor in 2002 and promoted to Associate Professor and Professor in 2005 and 2010, respectively. In 2015, he was appointed as Alex Wong/Gigi Wong Professor in Product Design Engineering and Associate Dean (Industrial Relation) in the Faculty of Engineering, PolyU. Currently, he is Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Digital Research) of Swinburne University of Technology, Australia to look after its future research and ranking strategies. Professor Lau has received numerous research and teaching awards since 2002. In 2016, he was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Science and Arts. To date only three academics in Australia have received this honour. His publications have received over 22,000 citations with h-index of 68. Since 2014, he has been elected as International Vice President of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of King’s Flair International (Holdings) Limited. Dr Lau was named Australian Research Theme Leader in “Composite Materials” in 2019. Today, Professor Lau has been appointed Director of Oceania Cybersecurity Centre Limited and Director of Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory Company.

Professor Dr.-Ing. Norbert Gronau (born 1964) studied engineering and business administration at Berlin University of Technology. He got his Ph.D. in 1994 and finished then his habilitation thesis in industrial information systems. Since more than ten years he holds the Chair of Business Informatics, esp. Processes and Systems at the University of Potsdam, Germany. His main research activities concentrate on the areas of information systems and process management in private and public
organisations. Together with his frm Potsdam Consulting Advisory Professor Gronau has supported a variety of small and large companies by advising them. Professor Gronau is editor of the scientifc journals Industrie4.0 Management and Fabriksoftware (Factory Software) and author of many research papers and books on enterprise systems, knowledge management and business process management. In Potsdam, he is director of the research and application center Industry 4.0, which is an
internationally recognised organisation for the advancement of the smart digital factory. He is on of the most knowledgeable experts on the German enterprise systems software market and its vendors.

Dr. Robest Yong , a name so synonymously linked to creativity and innovations rose from a humble ‘garage inventor’ to be appointed the Innovation Ambassador by Agency Innovation Malaysia (AIM) in 2010. He is a believer and practitioner of his own metaphor “Thinking Without the Box”, Robest had been involved in numerous innovation activities and chalked up multiple national and international awards of different fields and technologies since the early 1990s.

Recorded Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/10ufPkNJlc07ziztINKBZuOjCgIdz1YDU/view


April 13th, 2021
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Title: Research in Quality and Reliability linking Science, Engineering and Management
Date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)
Speaker: Prof. Min Xie, Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Overview:

In today’s competitive world, quality and reliability are of increasing importance to both manufacturer and consumer. There are many new research and application problems that have to be dealt with as systems have become more complex. In this talk, we will start with some industrial quality and reliability problems that are studied in our research, and discuss some engineering and managerial decision issues which are the ultimate objective in doing research. Some future and challenging issues in research and applications in quality and reliability engineering and management will also be discussed. Finally, we will also share some experience in publishing the results in reputable international journals.

About Speaker:

Prof. Min Xie completed his undergraduate study and received his MSc in 1984 from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and he later received his PhD in 1987 from Linkoping University, Sweden. Dr Xie joined the National University of Singapore in 1991 as one of the first recipients of the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Research Fellowship. After 20 years, he moved to City University of Hong Kong as Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering in 2011. Prof Xie serves as an editor, associate editor and on the editorial board of 20 established international journals. Prof Xie has supervised over 50 PhD students and they hold regular positions in banking, industry and academia in different continents. Prof Xie was elected fellow of IEEE in 2005 for his contribution to software and systems reliability.

Photo:

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Video:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1i1lEsPu6QvH9UN4FtL3AaHf0KXkRRGkv/view?usp=sharing


January 22nd, 2021

We encourage members to submit papers to this conference held in France. It has a Gerontechnology track, which is relevant to our IEEE TEMS members. Thank you.

Conference link (http://eexposit.perso.univ-pau.fr/wetice/index.html)


May 3rd, 2020

Dear IEEE Fellow Members, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members,

Greetings.

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Malaysia Chapter is excited to present this online seminar in June 2020.

You are cordially invited to attend the seminar on 3 June 2020 using Zoom.

Title: Management and Decisions Making using Data Science as a Tool

Date: Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Time: 11.00am to 12.00pm (Malaysia Standard Time)

Mode: Zoom

Speaker: Dr Chong Zhi Lin, Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Register Now: https://bit.ly/3gbTMcI

Please register by 1 June 2020. Only registered users will be sent the Zoom link and the password for the event.

Synopsis: This webinar covers the introduction to Data Science, including understanding Data Science concepts and the meaning behind common Data Science terminologies such as Big Data, predictive analytics, and business intelligence. Also, various management and decisions making using data science in finance, healthcare, travel, agriculture, travel, among others, will be explored.

Speaker Profile: Dr Chong Zhi Lin is a Senior Lecturer in School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He received his PhD in Statistics (Quality Control) at a young age of 26 (year 2015) from USM, under the supervision of Prof Michael Khoo Boon Chong. After that, he lectured as an Assistant Professor for 4 years in Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). His research interest is in Statistical Process Control and nonparametric control charts. To date, he has published numerous journal articles in reputable Q1 or Q2 ISI journals, such as Computers & Industrial EngineeringQuality Engineering and Quality and Reliability Engineering International. He was invited to present his research in invited panel session of well-known International Statistical Institute (ISI) regional statistical conference (RSC) in 2017 and ISI World Statistical Congress (WSC) in 2019. Moreover, he was appointed as referees in many well-known ISI journals within his research field and granted the Fundamental Research Grant Schemes (FRGS) in 2016 and 2019.

Presentation slides: https://staffusm-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/chongzl_usm_my/ES9k0BjN_8NOpiSh2NKXfvMBp3KKgkvZa_ZWKne55H1P5A?e=pV1nMl

Youtube Presentation link: https://youtu.be/hPlTAf8C6AY


May 3rd, 2020

Dear IEEE Fellow Members, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members,

Greetings.

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Malaysia Chapter is excited to present the online webminar in June 2020.

You are cordially invited to attend the seminar on 12 June 2020 using Zoom.

Title: New Ways of Learning at PolyU in Covid-19 Era

Date: Friday, 12 June 2020

Time: 4.00pm (Malaysia Standard Time)

Mode: Zoom

Speaker: Professor Eric Tsui, Professor and Associate Director, Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC),The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=g5FfIxgAAAAJ&hl=en)

Admission is FREE.

Recorded videohttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1a_YSBVFVoVkocU-X4HWbnMYVWgFmI1ah/view?invite=CJ3ii8oN&ts=5ee412ee

Overview: Several universities in Hong Kong were hit by more than the Covid-19 crisis and adoption of online classes started as early as mid-November 2019. In terms of student size, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is the largest one in Hong Kong. The seminar will discuss comprehensively the alternative Teaching and Learning practices taken up by PolyU in response to the threats from the crises, support services provided, as well as feedback from teachers and students. Solutions to combating two major challenges encountered – providing unfettered Internet access for students residing inside mainland China and the tightening of security measures in the use of cloud-based collaboration tools are also outlined. This talk will conclude with a list of critical factors that ensures the success of online teaching and learning, and surprisingly the opportunities opened up as a result of being forced to operate in a highly confined and restrictive environment.

About Speaker: Professor Tsui started his career in industry and joined Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 1989 after years of academic research in automated knowledge acquisition, natural language processing, case-based reasoning and knowledge engineering tools. His research strengths include cloud-based business innovation and knowledge services. He returned to academia and joined PolyU in 2005 and until 2018 he was the Leader of the Master of Science in Knowledge Management (KM) degree program. He has consulted for many government departments and private organizations in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei. Professor Tsui is an honorary advisor of KM to three HKSARG departments and since 2008, he has been Vice President of the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. A veteran of E-Learning, he has received many Knowledge Management and E-Learning awards over the years including the prestigious QS Wharton Reimagine Education award and twice listed as an Outstanding/Exemplary Academic in the 2015/6 and 2016/7 PolyU Annual Reports.


May 3rd, 2020

Dear IEEE Fellow Members, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members,

Greetings.

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Malaysia Chapter is excited to present the online webminar in May 2020.

You are cordially invited to attend the seminar on 15 May 2020 using Zoom.

Title: Innovative Development of New Era Logistics Engineering & Management: Digital Technologies

Date: Friday, 15 May 2020

Time: 11.00AM (Malaysia Standard Time)

Mode: Zoom

Speaker: Dr Teh Sin Yin, Program Chairperson, Operations Management, Business Analytics and Marketing, School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Overview: According to the Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation 2023 report by Forbes Insights, nearly two-thirds of logistics executives say they expect technology to deliver significant productivity benefits. This webinar covers the digital technologies which will have the inevitable impact on logistics engineering and management in the coming years with solutions such as voice recognition, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Customer experience is expected to enhance via technologies beyond today’s state of the art such as big data analytics, internet of things (IoT) track and trace, autonomous vehicles platooning, and blockchain. Today, logistics engineering and management professionals have a powerful array of new digital logistics weapons that can be strategically deployed to unlock significant value and create customer-focused logistics systems. Those companies that recognize this changing landscape and invest prudently in process change and supporting digital technologies will reap vast benefits. 

About Speaker

TEH Sin Yin (Ph.D., CMILT, MLogM) is a Senior Lecturer and the Program Chairperson of Operations Management, Business Analytics and Marketing at the School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia. She was a fellow and member of the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) and Data-Pop Alliance. She was also research fellow at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR).

Dr. Teh is a certified TRIZ and HRDF instructor. She was involved in and had successfully completed research projects on “Information, Communication and Technologies (ICT)” with the Penang state government; “a mobile learning system using machine learning and cloud” with Motorola Solutions Malaysia; and “an integration of FMEA and TRIZ” with Sanmina-SCI Systems. Dr. Teh’s research interests are logistics and engineering management, operations management, business analytics, statistical process/quality control, data mining, robust statistics and TRIZ theory of inventive problem solving. She has published nearly 100 articles in several renowned international peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings, including excellent journals of ISI Q1 or Q2 such as Computers & Industrial Engineering, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, and European Journal of Operational Research. She has attended many conferences and held the position of keynote speakers and session chairs.

Presentation slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vhiVF8bx6ruy2bsiqoycrXoElwaa3gvq/view?usp=sharing

The links for the full videos.

  1. Facial Recognition (Cainiao) https://3g.163.com/v/video/VPKSJHMQS.html
  2. E-Commerce (Alibaba’s logistics affiliate Cainiao Network) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShMJoRYDgPM
  3. Artificial Intelligence (Toyota AI) https://youtu.be/xBzgdbG1Rn0
  4. Big Data Analytics (DHL) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00wOf3xEQD4
  5. Internet of Things (IoT Smart City) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QCHDm8PhD4
  6. Autonomous Driving (BMW) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsQvq4WlUYU

May 3rd, 2020

Dear IEEE Fellow Members, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members,

Greetings.

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Malaysia Chapter is excited to present this online seminar in April 2020.

You are cordially invited to attend the seminar on 23 April 2020 using Zoom.

Title: How AI Impacts Our Daily Lives?

Date: Thursday, 23 April 2020

Time: 11.00am to 12.00pm (Malaysia Standard Time)

Mode: Zoom

Speaker: Dr Chong Zhi Lin, Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Admission is FREE.

Synopsis: This seminar covers the introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI), including understanding AI concepts and the meaning behind common AI terminologies such as machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, and data science. Also, various applications of AI in automotive, finance, robotic, and healthcare, among others, will be explored.

Speaker Profile: Dr Chong Zhi Lin is a Senior Lecturer in School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He received his PhD in Statistics (Quality Control) at a young age of 26 (year 2015) from USM, under the supervision of Prof Michael Khoo Boon Chong. After that, he lectured as an Assistant Professor for 4 years in Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). His research interest is in Statistical Process Control and nonparametric control charts. To date, he has published numerous journal articles in reputable Q1 or Q2 ISI journals, such as Computers & Industrial Engineering, Quality Engineering and Quality and Reliability Engineering International. He was invited to present his research in invited panel session of well-known International Statistical Institute (ISI) regional statistical conference (RSC) in 2017 and ISI World Statistical Congress (WSC) in 2019. Moreover, he was appointed as referees in many well-known ISI journals within his research field and granted the Fundamental Research Grant Schemes (FRGS) in 2016 and 2019.

Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BizEmtLq4Qo

Presentation slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/132mYfUEnq27Pvtd-xkWkYhtIjUcshJSj/view?usp=sharing


January 14th, 2020

Dear IEEE Fellow Members, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members,

Greetings.

The 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IEEE Malaysia Section Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Chapter will be held on the 1st of February 2020 (Saturday), 9.30am-10.30am at Monash University Malaysia. You are cordially invited to attend the AGM. Please find attached the map ( https://www.monash.edu.my/about/maps) and nomination form:

  • Date: 1 February 2020 (Saturday)
  • Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Venue: Room 6-1-02, Building 6, Level 1, Monash University Malaysia, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, 47500 Bandar Sunway, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

Agenda:

9:00am:  Registration
9:30am:  IEEE TEMS AGM  
               -To accept the minutes of the 6th Annual General Meeting
               -To receive the Chairman’s Report for 2019 Session
               -Dissolution of Committee for 2019 Session
               -Election of Committee for 2020 Session
10:30am:  IEEE TEMS Excom Meeting 1/2020 (only for the newly elected committee)
11:30pm:  Light refreshment and End

IEEE TEMS members are eligible to get a door gift.

Kindly renew your IEEE TEMS membership for attendance purposes. To nominate an IEEE Malaysia Section TEMS Chapter Committee Member for 2019, please use the attached nomination form. Only completed nomination forms are regarded as valid.

For logistic and food ordering purposes, please confirm your attendance by emailing to teh.pei.lee@monash.edu, latest by 28 January 2020. We look forward to meeting you all. Thank you.

Best Regards,

Pei Lee, TEH, Ph.D

Chair, IEEE Malaysia Section TEMS Chapter


August 22nd, 2019

Dear IEEE Fellow Members, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members, 

Greetings. 

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Malaysia Chapter and Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub (eiHub) are excited to present the “eiMini Series: Technology” in August 2019.

The session is intended for anyone with an interest in Data Science and Starting a Tech business. The admission is FREE. You may opt to attend ONE or BOTH sessions.   

Event Details

Speakers Profile

Dr. Lu Ying is currently a senior data scientist at Google in Mountain View, California, USA. He works on various areas including recommendation, user behaviour analysis and experimentation. His passion is to change the way businesses do using data-driven techniques. Before he joined Google, he has worked for Amazon, Microsoft and Disney. He received his bachelor’s degree in Math at Fudan University, Shanghai, and PhD in Stats at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He has several publications on data science applications, and has written a book called Learning AI using Keras. In this talk, he will share about Data Science and Artificial Intelligent (AI), touching on various data science and AI applications, especially in the field of internet service, retail, finance and security. At the end of this talk, participants will be able to discover how Data Science and AI can help to serve users better, manage risk and make their lives safer.  

Mr. Thomas Cheah, Principal CTO-for-hire at Procto will talk on How Geeks Screw Up Startups: Top 10 techie traits that kill your business, referring to some behaviors that techies should be aware of when starting up their own business. In developing a product, techies should be able to ensure it is both technically viable and economically sound with an actionable go to market strategy. 

Please register now as seats are limited. Visit: http://tinyurl.com/eiMiniSeries