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 FCSIT University of Malaya Bagged 13 Medals in Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (iidex2015)

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), University of Malaya has won 13 Medals at the 2015 Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (iidex2015) held on April 27 – 30, 2015 at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam, Malaysia.

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The winning teams from the Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), University of Malaya has won 13 Medals (five Gold, five Silver and three Bronze medals) at the 2015 Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (iidex2015) held on April 27 – 30, 2015 at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam, Malaysia.

The Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (iidex2015) is an annual International Exhibition and Competition organised by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). The focus of iidex2015 is aligned with the National Higher Education Strategic Plan's third thrust is Enhancing Research and Innovation.

With this year's theme, "Bridging Innovation to Maximise Commercialisation", iidex2015 is set to boost innovation culture amongst students and researchers, encourage collaboration between academia and industries as well as monetise innovation and invention.


The winning projects are as follows:

1) Gold Medal
Project : ALEPS - Adaptive learning environment for Physics problem-solving
Researchers : Dr. Siti Soraya, Dr. Nurul Fazmidar, Dr. Norisma

2) Gold Medal
Project : BioVastec
Researchers : Prof Dr. Loo Chu Kiong

3) Gold Medal
Project : Book Spot!
Researchers : Dr. Nor Liyana Mohd Shuib, Nur Baiti 'Afini Bt Normadhi

4) Gold Medal
Project : Cyberbullying Detection System on Twitter
Researchers : Dr. Kasturi Devi, Liew Choong Hon, Mohammed Ali Al-Garadi

5) Gold Medal
Project : QnGo
Researchers : Dr. Chiew Thiam Kian, Lam Weng Fai, Ea Qian Ni, Har Sin Yee, Angeline Lum Su Lyn

6) Silver Medal
Project : Sketch based Image Retrieval System Using Feature and Texture Extraction
Technique for Autistic Children
Researchers : Dr. Sri Devi Ravana, Dr. Nazean, Mohammad Hossein Torabi Motlagh

7) Silver Medal
Project : An Expert System to Diagnose Speech Disorders in Children
Researchers : Dr. Siti Soraya, Saeed Hussein Jama

8) Silver Medal
Project : Increasing document retrieval accuracy using feature and method
comparison technique in corroborating answers from multiple Web sources
Researchers : Dr. Sri Devi Ravana, Dr. Suraya Hamid, Dr. Maizatul Akmal, Asad Ali Shah

9) Silver Medal
Project : A Metacognitive Support Environment for Novice Programmers Using
Semantic Web
Researchers : Dr. Maizatul Akmal, Siti Nurulain Mohd Rum

10) Silver Medal
Project : Integrated Wellness Portal
Researchers : Prof Dr. Loo Chu Kiong, Hossein Siamaknejad

11) Bronze Medal
Project : Recipe Finder
Researchers : Dr. Nor Liyana Mohd Shuib, Lili Farah Hani Binti Mohamad Alias

12) Bronze Medal
Project : Conference Selection Tool
Researchers : Dr. Nor Liyana Mohd Shuib ,Nur Shazwita Binti Zakaria

13) Bronze Medal
Project : HyPeRM - Hybrid Personality-aware Recommender for Movie
Researchers : Dr. Vimala Balakrishnan ,Hossein Arabi, Menaka Appalanaidu

for further information, please contact:

Dr. Maizatul Akmar Ismail,
on behalf on Competition Task Force
Department of Information Systems
Faculty Of Computer Science and Information Technology
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +6037967 6375 Fax: +6037967 9249
Email: maizatul@um.edu.my

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