IEEE EDS Malaysia Chapter has sponsored 7 awards for 2019 Final Year Project award organized by several universities in Malayaisa. The award is to encourage FYP projects related to area of VLSI, MEMS/NEMS etc and to acknowledge student working in these areas. 

Every year, we offer 3 type of awards

  1. Postgraduate IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)
  2. Final Year Project IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)
  3. ICSE or RSM Conference awards

We are proudly to announce the award winners for 2019 Recipients. Congratulations to all winners!!!

University name Award winner Title
1 UIAM AMIRAH SYAHIRAH BINTI SHAMSIL OMAR Investigation on polymer based sensitive layers for selective surface acoustic wave gas sensors
2 UKM  Nur Hidayah binti Azami Fabrication of Lab-on-chip based PANI-Ag-rGO for Leptospira Identification in Wet Medium
3 UM Nur Thayyibath bt Admi Sensitivity analysis of meander shaped graphene-based piezoresistors for MEMS piezoresistive pressure sensor using COMSOL Multiphysics
6 UPNM Noorashraf bin Norazahari Characterization of carbon electrode for photovoltaics.
7 UTAR LEE JAI HUA Paper based sensor based on Kirigami Principle


ICSE 2018 Conference Awards

ICSE2018 offered Invited Papers to Academicians, Best Paper and Best Presenter Awards to student presenters as well as Best Industry paper for Industrialists. The awards were accorded based on four main clusters and papers were evaluated by the session chairs and Technical Programme Commitee. Overall the conference achieved its main objective of bringing together researchers from industry and academia to gather and explore various issues and trends in the field of semiconductor electronics. Results of the Best paper/best presenter awards are as follows:

  • Comparative Study of Si Based Micromachined Patch Antenna Operating at 5 GHz for RF Energy Harvester” by Noor Hidayah Mohd Yunus et al, UKM (Best paper Cluster 1)
  • Photonic crystal embedded waveguide for compact C-band band-pass filter” by Mohd Nuriman Nawi et al., UKM (Best paper Cluster 2)
  • Effect of Different Metal Contact Distance and Light on Electrical Properties of Calcium Carbonate Thin Film” by N. H Sulimai et al, UiTM (Best paper Cluster 3)
  • “Dielectrophoresis: Iron Dificient Anemic Red Blood Cells for Artificial Kidney Purpose” by Farahdiana Wan Yunus et al., UKM (Best paper Cluster 4)
  • Comparative study of the Calcium Ferrite Nanoparticles (CaFe2O4-NPs) Synthesis Process” by Noor Sulaiman, UKM (Best presenter Cluster 1)
  • Taguchi optimization of graphene-based Surface Plasmon Resonance-Kretschmann biosensor using FDTD”, Nur Akmar Jamil, UKM (Best presenter Cluster 2)
  • Design of Phase Frequency Detector (PFD),Charge Pump (CP) and Programmable Frequency Divider for PLL in 0.18um CMOS Technology”, Anim Arifah Ahmad, UKM (Best presenter Cluster 3)
  • Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of 14nm High-K/Metal Gate NMOS with Taguchi Method”,S.K.Mah, UNITEN (Best presenter Cluster 4)
  • Characterization of SOI Film Thickness, Oxide Thickness and Charges with C-V Measurement”, Ke Kian Seng Joseph, Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn Bhd (Best Industry Paper Cluster 1)
  • Corner Mismatch Model for Fast Non-Monte Carlo Best and Worst Cases Simulation”, Chiew Ching Tan, Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., MALAYSIA (Best Industry Paper Cluster 4)

2018 Postgraduate IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)

During The Mini Colloquium: Distinguished Lecture on 13thAugust 2018, the 3rd IEEE EDS Malaysia Postgraduate Awards was conducted concurrently where awards were given away to shortlisted IEEE EDS student members who are pursuing their MSc and Phd research in Malaysia. The winners were

  1. Ahmad Anwar Zainuddin from IIUM with his PhD project “Integrated Electrochemical and Mass Biosensor for early Dengue Detection”(MEMS & Nanoelectronics cluster)
  2. Intan Helina Hasan from ITMA UPM with her PhD project “Polycrystalline Ferrites Based Thick Film Paste for Improved Microstrip Patch Antenna” (Material, Process & Product cluster)
  3. Noor Hidayah Binti Mohd Yunus from IMEN UKM with her PhD project “Ultra Low Power RF Energy Harvester for Battery-less Remote Control” (IC Design cluster). Each winner received an honorarium of RM100, certificate and a plaque.

Congratulations to all winners. The prizes were given away by IEEE EDS Vice President, Dr MK Radhakrisnan.

IEEE EDS Malaysia Chapter Postgraduate  Award recipient (a) Ahmad Anwar Zainuddin from IIUM  (b) Intan Helina Hasan from ITMA UPM (c)Noor Hidayah Binti Mohd Yunus from IMEN UKM

2018  Final Year Project IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)

IEEE EDS Malaysia Chapter has sponsored nine awards for 2018 Final Year Project award organized by several  universities in Malaysia. The award is to encourage FYP projects related to area of VLSI, MEMS/NEMS etc and to acknowledge student working in these areas. The winners are as below. Congratulations to all winners!

Name Titles University
Mimie Asmiera binti Mohd Zain Particles Separation Using Surface Acoustic Wave Device UKM
Gu Zhi Yin Design and Implementation of Low Power, High Speed 8-bit CMOS Magnitude Comparator UTHM
Muhammad Amzar Mohd Noh Knee-Joint Energy Harvester using Piezoelectric Bimorphs for Low Power Device UPNM
Nik Nursyahida Binti Nik Mohd Zamri Design Of Electric-Nose Based On Quartz Crystal Microbalance As Non-Invasive Sensors For Breath Analysis UIAM
Farah Hayati binti Ahmad Optical Properties of Hybrid Gold Thin Film-GO_GNP for SPR Sensing Application USIM
Ho Joo Jie Design and Development of a system on chip for sign language translator glove UTEM
Chu Yi Zhi Low Field Electron Transport in Graphene on Substrate UTAR
Lau Teng Hui Fabrication and Characterization of OLED

With different concentration of electron transport layer

Tineesha Naidu A/P  Santhiajeva Naidu Study of breakdown characteristics of AlGaN/GaN based HFET for radio frequency application UM
Zulhilmi Rahman Azizan Highly ordered anodized Ta2O5 nanoporous for humidity sensing application UITM


2017 Postgraduate IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)

  1. Mohamad Faris bin Mohamad Fathil, for MEMS and Nanoelectronics category
  2. Fairus Atida Said, for Photonics category
  3. Kang Chun Hong for Material, Process and Product cluster category.

2017 Final Year Project IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)

1.  UKM – Mr. Ravinder Singh Sidhu A/L Amrik Singh entitled Synthesis and Fabrication of PANI-Fex­‐Ni Nanocomposite Thin Film Biosensor Synthesized by Low Heat Treatment (300°C) with 30kGy γ irradiation for Leptospira Detection in Wet Medium under the supervision of Assoc. Prof Dr. Huda Abdullah.

2. UPM – Mohd Nazri Bin Khamis entitled Electronic LED for green house agriculture under the supervision of Dr Nurul Amziah Md Yunus.

3. IIUM- Nurafiqah Bt Abdul Walid entitled Design and Performance Analysis of Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) devices for sensing application under the supervision of Dr Aliza Aini Binti Mohd Ralib.

Final Year Project IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter) for undergraduate students.

We are proud to announce that the Electron Devices Malaysia Chapter of IEEE Malaysia is awarding the IEEE EDS MALAYSIA AWARD of EXCELLENCE to the best final year project (FYP) in micro and nanoelectronic devices for undergraduate students.

Please note the following criteria in submitting the nomination:
1. The final year project title must fall under micro and nanoelectronic devices field.
2. Each university is entitled to win 1 award ONLY.

Upon receiving the nomination, an official letter from the office of ED Malaysia Chapter Chair will be sent to the respective recipient.

The award recipient will receive a certificate with the logo of Electron Devices Society and the logo of IEEE and will be reported under our Technical activity to EDS Headquarters in New Jersey, USA, where the list of all students who received the award will be submitted. In addition, each recipient will receive cash prize of RM100 as a recognition of their achievement.

The university need to submit the nomination form.

Postgraduate IEEE EDS Awards (Malaysia Chapter)  


The Postgraduate IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) Malaysia Awards recognize outstanding research projects that have contributions on the enhancement of electronic devices theory and/or applications. The outstanding project in four categories will each receive an honorarium of RM100, certificate and plaque. The awards’ recipients will be invited to attend the 2017 IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nanoelectronics (RSM) conference dinner on 23rd of August 2017 (Wednesday) to receive the award.


The nominees for all categories must be registered as IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) student member at the time of nomination. The nominees are required to submit a 3-minute pitch video and poster of their respective project. The awards are given to outstanding projects in electronic devices in these four categories;

  1. Outstanding project in MEMS and Nanoelectronics
  2. Outstanding project in Nanophotonics
  3. Outstanding project in IC Design and Manufacturing
  4.  Outstanding project in Material, Process & Product 

Important Dates

Submission deadline: will be announce soon 

Notification of award: will be announce soon 

Award ceremony: during ICSE 2018 Gala Dinner                                         

Submission Procedures

A nomination should consist of the following items:

  1. Name, address, phone number, and email address of the person making the nomination (the nominator). Self-nomination is also accepted.
  2.  Name, address, phone number, and email address of the candidate for whom an award is recommended (the nominee).
  3. A short statement (200-500 words) explaining why the nominee deserves the award in question.
  4. The nominated 3-minute pitch video and poster must be in English language.
  5.  Project title and abstract (200-300 words).
  6. A list of the nominee’s publications and the corresponding electronic copy of the publications.
  7. The latest CV of the nominee.
  8.  Include supervisors’ names and grant used to support the project.

Nominations should be submitted as a zip file including the preceding items to Associate Professor Dr P. Susthitha Menon (Award Committee Chair), Dr Siti Noorjannah Ibrahim (Award Committee secretary) or Dr Jahariah Sampe (Committee for Education Activities).


Important Dates

Submission deadline: July 6, 2018

Notification of award: July 23, 2018

Award ceremony: August 15, 2018 (Pullman, Kuala Lumpur)