Successful FRGS grant applicants 2021

The successful applicants and their project and grant details are as follows:

Dr. Ling Huo Chong

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

Project: A Robust SVD-based Watermarking Algorithm using Orthogonal Vectors and Optimal Scaling Factor for Solving False-Positive Problem and Sensitivity Issue

 

Co-investigators:

A/Prof. Hezerul Abdul Karim, Multimedia University

Dr. Wong Wei Kitt, Curtin Malaysia

Dr.Thomas Anung Basuki, Curtin Malaysia

 

Grant received: RM55,000 (100% funding)

 

Dr. Wendy Ng Pei Qin

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering

 

Project: Enhancing the Feasibility and Sustainability of Circular Hydrogen Production Process via a Fundamental Process Integration Approach

 

Co-investigators:

Prof. Lam Hon Loong, University of Nottingham, Malaysia

Dr. Jibrail Bin Kansedo, Curtin Malaysia

A/Prof. Lim Chun Hsion, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Dr.How Bing Shen, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak

 

Grant received: RM70,000 (100% funding)

 

Dr. Jibrail Bin Kansedo

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering

 

Project: Elucidating the Reaction Kinetic and Conversion Mechanism of Hydrolyzed Non-Edible Cerbera Odollam (Sea Mango) Oil into Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Bioplastic

 

Co-investigators:

Dr.Clarence M.Ongkudon, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

A/Prof. Jobrun Anak Nandong, Curtin Malaysia

Dr. Lam Man Kee, University Teknologi Petronas

Dr.Tan Yie Hua, Curtin Malaysia

Dr.Tan Inn Shi, Curtin Malaysia

 

Grant received: RM146,000 (71% funding)

 

Dr. R.Nagarajan

Professor, Applied Geology

 

Project: Development of Environmental Surveillance of Fluoride Emissions from an Aluminium Smelter and Investigation on the Effect of Fluoride Accumulation on the Surrounding Environment

 

Co-investigators:

Ms.Cynthia Anak Paul Sebli, Curtin Malaysia

Dr. Anuj Nishanth Lipton, CBV, Curtin Malaysia

Dr. Kiew Siaw Fui, CBV, Curtin Malaysia

 

Grant received: RM387,600 (100% funding)

 

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