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Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is committed to building a vibrant and dynamic Big Data Analytics (BDA) industry as a key component of ICT services in Malaysia. MDeC`s strategic intent is for Malaysia to be a leading regional Big Data Analytics solution hub and deliver new value to all sectors by 2020.

Big Data Analytics Post Graduate Programme

Understanding the growing demand for data science professionals, MDeC is promoting the availability of data science related post graduate programmes  offered by  leading Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs) in Malaysia. The Big Data Analytics Post Graduate Programme is targeted at working professionals from various sectors who are interested to excel in the fields of data science, analytics, business intelligence, as well as data design, development, and governance.

The post graduate programmes offered by the IHLs provide participants with an opportunity to obtain a specialised postgraduate degree in the areas of data science and big data analytics. The knowledge and skill sets gained from these programmes will prepare graduates for a career as a Data Scientist.

Graduates from this programme will be the critical talent supply for the emerging Big Data Analytics industry in Malaysia.

List of Institutions of Higher Learning offering Big Data Analytics Master and PhD Programme


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Institutions of Higher Learning

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Research Supervisor

BDA Research Area

 

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Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation

 

1

Dr Ir Vinesh Thiruchelvam
PhD(Engineering) (MMU), M.Eng.Sc (MMU), BEng (Hons) Computing (Uni. of London,UK)

Email: dr.vinesh@apu.edu.my

- Data Mining for Energy and Sustainability Projects

 

2

 

International Islamic University Malaysia

 

1

Dr Abd Rahman Ahlan
PhD(Cardiff), M.Sc. (Warwick), BBA (IIUM)  

Email: arahman@iium.edu.my      

- Big Data Across Vertical Domain

- Data Visualization and Articulation

 

2

Dr Mira Kartiwi
PhD(Wollongong), M.Sc. (Wollongong), B.Sc. (Wollongong)

Email: mira@iium.edu.my

- Data Modelling for Analytics

- Data Visualization and Articulation

 

3

 

Multimedia University

 

1

Dr Ting Choo Yee
PhD(IT), Multimedia University,  M.Ed (Physics), B.Sc. (Hons) UTM

Email: cyting@mmu.edu.my

- Data Mining

- Predictive Analytics

2

 

Dr. Poo Kuan Hoong
PhD (Computer Science), Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan,  M.IT,
B.Sc (Hons) UKM

Email: khpoo@mmu.edu.my

- High Performance Computing, Distributed Systems,

- Machine Learning

 

 

4

 

Sunway University

 

1

Dr Lim Tong Ming
PhD Computer Science (UM), MSc Computer Science (Mississippi State), BSc Computer Science (Mississippi State)

Email: tongmingl@sunway.edu.my

- Peer to Peer Computing

- Social Media and Big Data Related Analytics

- Technology Acceptance and Knowledge Sharing in Socially Networked World

 

5

 

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak

 

1

Dr Patrick Then
PhD(IT), M.Sc. (IT), BIT (Hons)

Email: pthen@swinburne.edu.my

- Machine Learning,

- Data Mining and Analytics in Health Science,

- Satellite Imagery Processing

 

2

Dr Loke Kar Seng
PhD(Computer Science), M. Eng. Sc (Cognitive Science), BEng (EE)

Email: ksloke@swinburne.edu.my

-Machine Learning, optimization and applications in largescale Computer Vision and Big Data (for e-commerce).

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

Universiti Malaya

 

1

Dr Fariza Hanum Binti Md Nasaruddin
Phd(UM), MSc, Bsc (Hons)

Email: fariza@um.edu.my

- Data Mining

- Knowledge Management Application

- Information Delivery System

- Organizational Memory Information System

 

2

Dr Suraya Binti Hamid
Phd(Computing and Information Systems),MSc IT, BSc IT (Hons)

Email: suraya_hamid@um.edu.my

- Information, Computer And Communication Technology

- Emergent Information Technology

- Thematic Coding,

- Content Analysis

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

 

1

Dr Mohd ‘Afizi Bin Mohd Shukran
Ph.D. (Sydney), MBA (South Queensland), Infosys (Melb), M.IT (Sydney)

Email: afizi@upnm.edu.my

- Artificial Intelligence

- Computer Security and Information Retrieval

 

2

Dr Syahaneim Binti Marzukhi
PhD (New Zealand), M.Sc. IT (UiTM), B.Sc. IT(Hons) (UUM),

Email: syahaneim@upnm.edu.my

- Machine Learning Techniques

- Data Mining Classification

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

1

Dr Fatimah Sidi
PhD(UPM), M.Sc. (UPM), Bachelor of Computer Science(UPM)

Email: fatimah@upm.edu.my

- Data Quality

- Data Warehouse

- Knowledge Management

- Data Analytics

 

2

Dr Lilly Suriani Affendey
PhD(UPM), M.Sc. in Computing (Bradford), Bachelor of Computer Science(UPM)

Email: lilly@upm.edu.my

- Databases

- Multimedia Databases

- Data Mining

Data Analytics

 

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Universiti Teknologi MARA

 

1

Dr Azlinah Hj. Mohamed
Phd(System Management), MSc(Artificial Intelligence), B.Sc Computer Science(Hons)

Email: azlinah@tmsk.uitm.edu.my

- Intelligent Graphology

- Integrated Intelligent - Diagnosis Systems

- Framework Development in Extracting Rule

- ICT Outsourcing Algorithm

 

2

Dr Yap Bee Wah
Phd(Statistics), MSc(Statistics), B.Sc (Hons)(Maths)

Email: beewah@tmsk.uitm.edu.my

- Data Mining Applications

- Multivariate Analysis

- Statistical Modeling

- Computational Statistics

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

 

 

1

Dr Jafreezal Jaafar
PhD (Agent/Multi-Agent System, Soft Computing) University Of Edinburgh, Scotland,
Master (Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Degree (Computer Science), UTM  

Email: jafreez@petronas.com.my

- Data Analytics

- Artificial Intelligence

 

 

2

Dr Izzatdin Abdul Aziz
PhD IT (Cloud Computing ) Deakin University, Australia
Master IT (Specializing in Computer Networks) University of Sydney, Australia
Degree BTECH (HONS) IT, UTP

Email: izzatdin@petronas.com.my

- Data Analytics

- Cloud Computing

- HPC

- Distributed Systems

 

 

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Universiti Tenaga Nasional

 

 

1

Dr Marini Othman
PhD(Industrial Computing, UKM), M.Sc. (Computer Science, Western Kentucky University), BSc (Computer Science, Indiana State)

Email: Marini@uniten.edu.my

- Governance of Enterprise IT

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

 

1

Dr Ng Yen Kaow
Doctor of Engineering (Computer Science), MSc (Computer Science)

Email: ykng@utar.edu.my

- Algorithmic

- Bioinformatics

- Computational Learning Theory

 

 

2

Dr Kheng Cheng Wai
PhD (Computer Science), BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Email: khengcw@utar.edu.my

- Evolutionary Computation

- Gaussian Process

- Machine Learning

- Memetic Computing

- Optimization

- Time Series Prediction

 

 

 

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Universiti Utara Malaysia

 

 

1

Dr Izwan Nizal Mohd Shaharanee
PhD(Data Mining)(Curtin University, Australia), MSc (Computer Science)(UTM), BSc(Information Technology)(UUM)

Email: nizal@uum.edu.my

- Data Mining

- Association Rules

- Mining Semi-Structured Data

 

 

2

Dr Jastini Mohd Jamil
PhD(Data Mining)(University of Bradford, UK) , MPhil(University of Bradford, UK), MSc(Computer Science)(UTM, Malaysia), BSc(Information Technology)(UUM)

Email: jastini@uum.edu.my

- Data Mining

- Predictive Modelling

- Data Preparation

- SEM

- Neural Network

List of Scholarships available for Master and Doctorate Programme in Data Science/Big Data Analytics:

  • MyBrain15 Scholarship*

MyBrain15 is a programme for financing postgraduate studies by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to increase the number of highly knowledgeable human capitals for the purpose of enhancing research, development and innovation.

Scholarships Offered: MyMaster, MyPhd and MyPhD Industry

For more details and latest information on MyBrain15 scholarship, please find the link below;

https://biasiswa.moe.gov.my/MyBrain15
*Terms and Conditions Apply

  • Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Postgraduate Scholarship*

Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam  (JPA) Postgraduate Scholarship is available for professionals in civil service whom want to pursue their postgraduate studies at Master and Doctorate level.
For more details and latest information on JPA Postgraduate Scholarship, please find the link below;

http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my/
*Only for Civil Servant, terms and condition apply

For more information:
CliC - MSC MALAYSIA CLIENT CONTACT CENTRE
E-mail: clic@mdec.com.my
Tel: 1-800-88-8338 (within Malaysia)
Tel: +6 03 8315 3000 (outside Malaysia)
Fax: +03 8315 3115

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