Monthly Archives: June 2015

Majli Berbuka Puasa for OptiMASS Members

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Iftar time with all the OptiMASS members at Hotel Kobemas MITC, Ayer Keroh, Melaka.

Seminar OptiMASS 2015

IMG_20150624_104308IMG_20150624_1042401435117282037-156657821OptiMASS is organising a one day seminar for the reseachers and students of OptiMASS to present their research progress. This will help them in refining their researches and making sure that they are on the right track. Details of the seminar as follows:

Date: 24 June 2015
Place: Hotel Kobemas MITC, Melaka

MOU signing between UTeM and IBM

On June 1st 2015,  Universiti Teknikal Melaka (UTeM) announced  that it will use IBM technologies for research and development. UTeM students will conduct research and development in the areas of security testing, software engineering and promote the use of Bluemix and SoftLayer for mobile application development. Representing IBM at the signing ceremony is IBM Malaysia CFO Wong Chiun Chiek while UTeM is represented by vice chancellor Professor Datuk Dr Shahrin Sahibuddin.

According to Prof Datuk Dr Shahrin, the collaboration with IBM was mooted following IBM Corporate Services Corp (CSC) program in Melaka in 2012. The CSC team consulted with the state’s health department and World Youth Foundation and participated in a knowledge sharing dialogue at UTeM. Since then, IBM has worked closely with UTeM’s Innovative Software System and Services research group led by Dr Massila Kamalrudin.


“Thet assets and expertise from IBM Academic Initiative will help UTeM further its skills and knowledge in ICT, ” said Prof Datuk Dr Shahrin.


UTeM also aspires to establish a cloud-based testing laboratory as part of its vision of becoming a hub of software engineering research within the Southern Region of Malaysia and to be among IBM Centre of Excellent (CoE) for Research.

Seeking collaboration with Cognitive Engineering Research Group (CERG), Universitas Katolik Atma Jaya, Indonesia

CoMNetSys is in the middle of negotiations to undersign a letter of intent covering research collaboration with Cognitive Engineering Research Group (CERG), Universitas Katolik Atma Jaya, Indonesia.

It is hoped that this collaboration will open up further areas and opportunities for joint research between both research groups.

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Meeting with State of Malacca Head of ICT

This meeting between researchers from CoMNetSys and the Head of ICT for the state of Malacca on the 22nd June was successful in exploring research opportunities and possible collaboration with the state government.

Specifically, discussions were focused on two key areas of sensor networks and green IT.

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(l-r) Mohd Fairuz Iskandar Othman, Dr Ahmad Naim Che Pee, Dr Sulaiman