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Achievement & Awards


1.    ‘51 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders 2019 Award’ inconjunction with World CSR Day & World Sustainability Congress 2019, Mumbai, India, 17 & 18th March 2019.

2.    Malaysia Representative at Global Challenges 2018, Universiti of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 2-6 July 2018.

3.    Guest Professor, Universiti Islam Sultan Agung, Semarang, Indonesia, Sept-Nov 2018.

4.    Invited Speaker, EMN Cancun Meeting 2015, OAHost Arkansas, Cancun, Mexico, 8-11 June 2015.

5.    Guest Professor, Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan, October 2014.

6.    Initiates MOU UTM- National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan, for 5years international university-industry collaboration signed in July 2014.

7.    National Intellectual Property Award 2013 (Copyright), National Intelectual Property Day 2013, 13 June 2013.

8.    Founder iSmartUrus Sdn. Bhd (1057063A), a UTM Spin-off company, 2 August 2013.

9.    Guest Professor, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan 27 Oct -18 Nov 2011.

10. Initiates MOU UTM-Mesiniaga Bhd, signed in Feb 2013 for 5years university-industry collaboration.

11. Initiates MOU UTM-Petronas Penapisan Sdn Bhd, MOU UTM-PLUS Bhd, MOU UTM-Motorola, MOU UTM-TM Bhd, signed in 2012 for 5years university-industry collaboration.

12. Citra Karisma UTM 2012: Intellectual Property and Commercialization Award.

13. Citra Karisma UTM 2012: Innovation and Product Commercialization Award.

14. Excellent Service Award UTM, 2010.

15. Initiates MOU UTM-TM R&D Sdn Bhd, for 5years Industry Collaboration signed on 6 August 2008.

16. Initiates MOU UTM-Osaka Prefecture University, for 5 years international research collaboration, signed on 11 June 2010.

17. Invited Planetary Speaker, Public Lecture Series of Institute Technology Brunei, 23 October 2010.

18. Invited Speaker, Topical Meeting on Photonics 2010, UPM Serdang, 14-15 June 2010.

19. Special Foreign Award, Crystal Statuette as the Prize of Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers Award, The 9th Invention & Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2010 (MTE2010), 4–6 February 2010, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur.

20. Gold Medal, 2011 Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF), Seoul, Korea, 1-4 Dec 2011, Product: Gain Flattening Technique For Large Optical Wireless Front-End Receiver Employing MEMS Variable Feedback Capacitor.

21. Silver Medal, 2011 Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF), Seoul, Korea, 1-4 Dec 2011, Product: Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor (HBT) Optoelectronic Mixer (OEM) for Radio Over Fiber at 30.4 GHz.

22. Gold Medal, The International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institution of Higher learning 2013 (PECIPTA 2013), Kuala Lumpur, 7-9 November 2013, Product:Intelligent Parking Payment & Enforcement System Utilizing SMS Technology.

23. Bronze Medal, The International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institution of Higher learning 2013 (PECIPTA 2013), Kuala Lumpur, 7-9 November 2013, Product: An Improved Radio over Fiber Transmitter with Adaptive Control Feedforward Linearization System.

24. Gold Medal, the 12th Invention & Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2013 (MTE2013), 21–23 February 2013, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Product: Adaptive Control Of Feedforward Linearization For Laser Nonlinearity Compensation System.

25. Bronze Medal, the 12th Invention & Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2013 (MTE2013), 21–23 February 2013, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Product: InP/InGaAs HBT Optoelectronic Mixer For Signal Conversion Of RF Modulated Optical Signal.

26. Silver Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2012 (INATEX2012), Johor Baharu, 3-5 Oct 2012: Product: Adaptive Control Of Feedforward Linearization For Laser Nonlinearity Compensation System.

27. Bronze Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2012 (INATEX2012), Johor Baharu, 3-5 Oct 2012: Product: InP/InGaAs HBT Optoelectronic Mixer For Signal Conversion Of RF Modulated Optical Signal.

28. Gold Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2012), 17-19 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur. Product: Intelligent Car Parking Payment System Utilizing SMS Technology.

29. Gold Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2011), 20-22 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur. Product:  A Cosine S Bend Linear Hybrid Junction Digital Optical Switch With Variable Optical Attenuator.

30. Gold Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2011), 20-22 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur. Product:  A Polymeric ThermoOptic Variable Optical Attenuator.

31. Silver Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2011), 20-22 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur. Product:  DSP Based Adaptive Feedforward Linearized Optical Transmitter.

32. Silver Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2011), 20-22 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur. Product:  Gain Flattening Technique  For Large Optical Wireless Front-End Receiver Employing MEMS Variable Feedback Capacitor.

33. Silver Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2011), 20-22 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur. Product:  DTMF Remote Control System Enhanced With Auto Reset Power Failure.

34. Bronze Medal, the 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX2011), 20-22 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur. Product: Energy Efficient Power Automation System For A Standard Lecture Hall.

35. Gold Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2011 (INATEX2011), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Oct 2011: Product: Intelligent Car Parking Payment System Utilizing SMS Technology.

36. Gold Medal, the 9th Invention & Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2010 (MTE2010), 4–6 February 2010, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Product: ‘Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor (HBT) Optoelectronic Mixer (OEM) for Radio over Fiber at 30.4 GHz’.

37. Silver Medal, The 9th Invention & Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2010 (MTE2010), 4–6 February 2010, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Product: Large Window Optical Front-End Receiver for Free Space Optics Link.

38. Bronze Medal, the 9th Invention & Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2010 (MTE2010), 4–6 February 2010, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Product: Cosine S-Bend-Linear Hybrid Junction Digital Optical Switch.

39. Gold Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2010 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: DSP Based Adaptive Feedforward Linearized Optical Transmitter.

40. Gold Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2010 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: Wireless Water Meter System

41. Silver Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2010 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: Gain Flattening Technique  For Large Optical Wireless Front-End Receiver Employing MEMS Variable Feedback Capacitor

42. Bronze Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2010 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: DTMF Remote Control System Enhanced With Auto Reset Power Failure.

43. Bronze Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2009 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: Energy Efficient Power Automation System  For A Standard Lecture Hall

44. Bronze Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2009 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: A Cosine S Bend Linear Hybrid Junction Digital Optical Switch With Variable Optical Attenuator.

45. Bronze Medal, Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition 2009 (INATEX2010), Johor Baharu, 5-7 Aug 2010: Product: A Polymeric ThermoOptic Variable Optical Attenuator.

46. Publication Award for Original Foreign Language Writing, for ‘Optical Wireless Communication: IR Connectivity’ ISBN. 0849372097, ‘Citra Karisma 2009’, UTM Staff Achievement Award Ceremony, 12 May 2009.

47. Silver Medal, The International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institution of Higher learning 2009 (PECIPTA 2009), Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 October 2009, Product: Linear and Low Noise Optical Transmitter Design   for the   Optical Wireless Communication Systems.

48. Bronze Medal, The International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institution of Higher learning 2009 (PECIPTA 2009), Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 October 2009, Product: Radio over Fiber Feedforward Transmitter (WRoF-FT).

49. Bronze Medal, The International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institution of Higher learning 2009 (PECIPTA 2009), Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 October 2009, Product: 3.4 GHz Optical Front-End Receiver Design for Radio over Fiber System.

50. Excellent Lecturer Award (Engineering) UTM SPACE 2009 Award.

51. Excellent Faculty Award (Professional Development Program) UTM SPACE 2009 Award.

52. Finalist, IEEE Freescale Smart Car Competition 2008, Shah Alam, 12-13 Dec 2008. Design Name: PhotonCar.

53. Bronze Medal, Malaysian Technology Expo 2008 (MTE2008), Product: Photonics Toddlers’ Educational Toys (Photodd).

54. Bronze Medal, Malaysian Technology Expo 2008 (MTE2008), Product: Heal Me! A Multipurpose Lamp.

55. Excellent Teaching, UTM SPACE, Semester 2, 2007/2008.

56. Excellent Teaching, UTM SPACE, Semester 2, 2006/2007.

57. Excellent Service Award UTM, 2007.

58. Excellent Faculty Award (UTM Degree ++ Programmes), UTM SPACE 2006 Award.

59. Excellent Teaching, UTM SPACE, Semester 2, 2005/2006.

60. First Runner-up, Philips Young Inventor Challenge 2006 (PYIC06), Project: ‘Baby Philips: a Baby‘s Step To Better’.

61. Finalist, Philips Young Inventor Challenge 2006 (PYIC06), Project: ‘HealMe! Philips Multi Purpose Lamp’.

62. Best Paper Gold Award ‘Asia - Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetic (APACE2005)’, The IEEE (AP/MTT/EMC) Chapter, Malaysia. Dec 2005

63. Excellent Participant of the ISO 9001:2000 Internal Audit Course, IRCA, Lead Assessor, Apr. 2004.

64. UTM PhD Scholarship, UTM, 1999-2003.

65. PETRONAS Scholarship, PETRONAS, 1993-1998.



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