Ahmad Shaarizan Shaarani

  Mr. Ahmad Shaarizan Shaarani
Senior Lecturer
       
  Email : shaarizan@utem.edu.my
  Phone : +606 331 6561
 
 
 
 
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Qualification
BSc (BIT with Hons.) from UUM
MSc of IT (Hons.) from RIT, USA
 
 
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Biography
Ahmad ShaarizanShaarani is a senior lecturer at Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, UTeM. He received his BSc in Information Technology (with Hons.) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in 1995, and his MSc also in Information Technology (with Hons) specializing in Software Development and Multimedia from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA in 1998.

Since 1995 until now, he has been working at few organizations such as at KontenaNasional Bhd. as Network Programmer in 1995, at Universiti Utara Malaysia (Kedah) as a tutor and a lecturer from 1996 until 200 and at UniversitiTeknikal Malaysia Melaka as senior lecturer since 2001. As an active academician, he has been teaching a lot of IT related courses such as Programming Technique using C++ and Java, Data Structure and Algorithms, Statistic, Game Programming, Human Computer Interaction, Audio Video Technology, File Processing, Multimedia Networks, Interactive Media Authoring and Multimedia System.

Aside from teaching, he also involve in supervising students project both undergraduate and post graduate levels, producing a few subject modules, seminar and conference paper as well as book chapters. Ahmad Shaarizan is currently seeking to pursue his study in PhD level. His research interests are in human computer interaction, augmented reality,non-verbal communication, affective computing, posture and emotional gesture recognition from virtual human. More precisely, he is trying to explore the interpretation and level of believability from emotional body language when display by virtual characters in computer augmented environment.