IEEE Malaysia TEMS

IEEE
September 20th, 2022

Date: Monday 19 September 2022

Time: 2:00-4:00PM (Malaysian Standard Time)

Venue: Level 4, Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC), Block 2, Pusat Perniagaan Worldwide, Jalan Tinju 13/50, Section 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor

Agenda

2pm – Arrival of Guests to SHRDC

2.15pm – Introduction to the Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 @ SHRDC by Dr. Chua Wen-Shyan

2.45pm – Visit to the Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0

3.30pm – Question and Answer (Q&A) Session

3.45pm – Session Ends

Registration link: https://bit.ly/3Qxj71D

Event Summary:

The Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 is an initiative under the Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC) to support the industries and community through their journey of Industry 4.0 by assisting them to develop sustainable digital transformation through active Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation. The technical team of developers at the Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 conduct application-based Research and Development (R&D) to innovate, develop, and produce Technology Application Recipes to support industries to achieve a sustainable Digital Transformation through high-impact talent development strategies. The Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 is set up as a unique and brand independent Model Factory to demonstrate the integration of technologies related in Industry 4.0 along with our technology partners and to demonstrate the concept of sustainable digital transformation through our Smart Factory Technologist Framework to enable a Training-to-Implementation (T2I) concept which has been well received by industries with strong success stories to share.

The visit to the Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 would demonstrate the enabling technologies and platforms that are key to implementing a successful Smart Factory integration and a sustainable implementation.


September 20th, 2022

Title:  Big Data Analytics with KNIME Analytics Platform

Date: Tuesday 12 July 2022

Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)

Speaker: Lada Rudnitckaia, KNIME

Registration Linkhttps://bit.ly/39Wc4zT

Overview:

In this session, the speaker would introduce the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and provide an overview on how to process big data and build machine learning models with Apache Spark Integration in KNIME Analytics Platform (https://www.knime.com/).

About Speaker

Lada Rudnitckaia is a data scientist on the Evangelism Team at KNIME. She developed a deep interest in data analytics during her bachelor’s program in Mathematical Methods in Economics and while working as a risk analyst. Lada pursued her master’s degree in Social and Economic Data Science at the University of Konstanz, where her focus was on machine learning and natural language processing. At KNIME, Lada works on a variety of data related topics, from data analytics to models interpretability to big data.


May 20th, 2022

Title:  The Open Curriculum project: Co-creating the syllabus with students and graduates on rapidly advancing business and technology areas

Date: Tuesday 24 May 2022

Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)

Speakers: Professor Eric Tsui, Associate Director, Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/39Wc4zT

Overview:

In today’s networked economy, how to prepare our students to excel in a growing world of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of general conditions and situations)? How can we enhance students’ learn to learn capabilities and confidence in presentation? Have you thought about involving students and graduates in updating your course syllabus? Come to this talk and learn how The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Potsdam University, Germany have piloted a new learning pedagogy whereby students, teachers and graduates co-create a curriculum via scenario development. We shall discuss the design rationale, the approach, ways to operationalise it, feedback from students, graduates, teachers and more.

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.

Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_K_W8cyV05AHi9DBfTngGBqQ-XUnjI-f/view?usp=sharing


February 24th, 2022

We encourage members to submit papers to the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) held in Malaysia. See: Link 

IEEM is a leading international forum for the exchange, sharing and dissemination of the latest development in research and practice in all fields related to industrial engineering and engineering management.

The conference has been hosted by leading universities in Asia. The average attendance is 500 participants from 50 countries at each annual meeting.

IEEM2022 is planned to be held from 07 to 10 Dec 2022 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia.
IEEM TOPICS
 Big Data and Analytics
 Crisis Management
 Decision Analysis and Methods
 E-Business and E-Commerce
 Engineering Economy & Cost Analysis
 Engineering Education & Training
 Healthcare Systems & Management
 Human Factors
 Information Processing & Engineering
 Intelligent Systems
 Manufacturing Systems
 Operations Research
 Production Planning & Control
 Project Management
 Quality Control & Management
 Reliability & Maintenance Engineering
 Safety, Security & Risk Management
 Service Innovation & Management
 Supply Chain Management
 Systems Modeling & Simulation
 Technology & Knowledge Management
IEEM2021 Conference Proceedings has been posted to the IEEE Xplore digital library effective 2022-01-19. Follow this link

Deadlines:
Paper/Abstract Submission: 01 Jun/15 Jul 2022
Notify Acceptance from 01 Aug 2022
Final Paper Submission & Early Bird Registration: 01 Sep 2022


December 21st, 2021
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IEEE TEMS Malaysian chapter would like to invite you to participate in their fifth online webinar for 2021 via Zoom. We are honoured to have Dr. Surya Nurzaman and Prof. Tan Chee Pin to deliver the talk. The details of this talk are shown as follows:


Title: Soft Robotics and Its Potentials in Industry and Research
Date: Thursday, 16 December 2021
Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)

Overview: In the last decade, research on robots at least partially made of soft materials has gained increasing interest. It is expected that this emerging field, commonly known as soft robotics, can help realize robotic systems that are safer, cheaper, and more adaptable than the level that the conventional rigid-material robots can achieve. This talk will outline the motivation, challenges and potential applications of soft robotics in various fields. In the second part of this talk, we will focus on a challenge related to sensor integration in soft robotics, and explain the concept and implementation of indirect sensing as our proposed solution to address the challenge.


Speakers: Dr. Surya Nurzaman and Prof. Tan Chee Pin, School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia

Surya G. Nurzaman is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia. He obtained his PhD from Osaka University, Japan, in 2011, with the support of the Monbukagakusho scholarship from the Japanese government. Before joining Monash, he was a Research Fellow in Osaka University (Japan), ETH Zürich (Switzerland) and University of Cambridge (UK) from 2011 to 2015. Prior to coming to Japan in 2007, he finished his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Institute of Technology Bandung (Indonesia), and worked as a technology consultant in Accenture for a few years, accomplishing various projects in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and United States. His research interests include soft robotics, bio-inspired robotics, embodied intelligence, dynamical systems and machine learning. He’s an Associate Editor of IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Frontiers in Robotics & AI, and an Advisory Board Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Soft Robotics.

Tan Chee Pin (Edwin) graduated with the Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Leicester University, UK, in 1998, and a Ph.D. from the same university in 2002. Subsequently, he joined Monash University Malaysia where he is now a Professor and the Head of the Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering program. His research interests remain largely in the estimation of states and unknown inputs, and their applications in various fields such as soft robotics, renewable energy, and traffic/transport. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Franklin Institute, and the International Journal of Systems Science.


Please register now: https://bit.ly/3oJ7FW0
Please register by 15 December 2021. Only registered users will be sent the Zoom link and the password for the event.

Recording of the talk:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-wkxHzu6H6zK86r72pqSGQCAZHi-bMQs/view?usp=sharing


October 12th, 2021
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IEEE TEMS Malaysian chapter would like to invite you to participate in their fourth online webinar for 2021 via Zoom. We are honoured to have Wan Mohd Farhan to deliver the talk. The details of this talk are shown as follows:
Title: Drone Technology Ecosystem in Malaysia
Date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Time: 3:30 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)
Speaker: Wan Mohd Farhan Wan Mohd Fuaad, VP of Business Enablement Digital Ecosystem Enabler for Iskandar Innovation Hub

Register Now: https://bit.ly/2Yxeu2b

Please register by 12 October 2021. Only registered users will be sent the Zoom link and the password for the event.

Recording of the talk: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11dFgoytHJXr1E-8eGxnzq-JS0Y5sQ20J/view?usp=sharing


October 4th, 2021
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Title:  Impact of Deep Learning in All Layers of Humanity
Date:  Wednesday, 8 September 2021
Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)
Speaker: Prof. A. Kumaravel, Professor and Dean, Department of Information Technology, School of Computing, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India

Overview: Machine learning impacts immensely in many areas and is one of the current artificial intelligence technologies. Innovations in deep learning have transformed life forever. Machine learning techniques and tools help deeply in data management, workforce advancements and development capability. This webinar covers the evolution, motivation, hierarchy, applications, and business prospects of machine learning with a demo on deep learning and its tools.

About Speaker: Dr A. Kumaravel is a Professor and the Dean of the Department of Information Technology in the School of Computing, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India. He is also the Director for the Centre of Excellence for Social Sensing and Natural Language Processing. His research interest includes machine learning, functional programming, software engineering, distributed computing and knowledge engineering. He has published over 100 research papers in these areas. He completed his doctorate at Anna University in Computing in India.


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.

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Video:

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