Kwong Chiew Foong



PERSONAL PARTICULARS

 

Full Name                                 KWONG Chiew Foong

 

Nationality                                 Malaysian

Workplace                                 INTI International University College

Department                               Facultyof Engineering and Technology

 

Position                                    Senior Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

August 2007 (Pursuing and expected to complete by 2010)

PhD in Mobile &Satellite Communications, Multimedia University (Cyberjaya Campus), Malaysia

Project Name: Multi-Service Mobility Management Converging Mobile and Satellite Networks

 

December 2003

Master of Science in Personal, Mobile and Satellite Communications, University of Bradford, UK

Graduated with Distinction

Thesis: Hybrid Mobile Communication Networks (Satellite/Terrestrial)

 

May 2001

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Graduated with First Class Honours

 

Final Year Project:  Electronic Aids for People with Disabilities.

 

August 2000

Higher Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering INTI College Malaysia

 

August 1998

Diploma in 1st Year Engineering Studies INTI College Malaysia

 

January 1997

University Foundation Programme – Engineering / Science INTI College Malaysia

 

 

ACADEMIC / SCHOLARY ACTIVITIES INVOLVEMENT

 

·       Invited International Paper Reviewer, the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering 2008 (ICACTE 2008), Phuket, Thailand, 20th – 22nd December 2008.

 

·       Editor for the Engineering section for the special edition of the INTI Journal in Conjunction of INTI International Congress (ISBN: 983-3730-78-7).

 

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

 

·       Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) – formerly The Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE).

 

·       Chairman of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Asia Pacific Young Professional Network (2008 – Today).

 

·       Deputy Chairman of the Younger Members Section of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), Asia Pacific Region Network (2007 – 2008).

 

·       The Chairman of the Younger Member Section of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Malaysia Network (2008/2009).

 

·       The Honorary Secretary of the Younger Member Section of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Malaysia Network (2007 to 2008).

 

 

SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS / CONFERENCE

 

·       Invited judge for the paper presenters for the 2007 IET Present around the World Asia Pacific Region Finals in Hong Kong, China SAR.

 

·       Invited speaker for the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Speaker Series 2007 / 2008.

 

·       Represent Malaysia to the IET Active Member Conference 2007, 8th – 9th November 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 

AWARD RECEIVED

 

·       Received the Paul Fletcher / Michael Faraday Award for Best Presentation at the IET Active Younger Members Conference 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

 

·       Chairman of the organising committee for the IET Asia Pacific Young Engineer Conference 2008, Kuala Lumpur.

 

·       Committee member of the organising committee of the 2nd Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) International Conference on Built Environment Technology (BETNET 2006), 31st October 2006 – 2nd November 2006.

 

·       Committee member of the organising committee of the 1st International Conference on Teaching and Learning, 15th November 2007 – 16th November 2007, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

 

·       Vice Chair of the 1st International Conference on Advanced Technologies in Telecommunication & Control Engineering (ATTCE 2006), Nilai, Malaysia, 2nd – 3rd August 2006.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

·       C.F. Kwong, T.C. Chuah, S.W. Lee, Adaptive Network Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) Handoff Algorithm, IEEE International Conference on Future Computer and Communication 2009 (ICFCC 2009), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3 - 5, April 2009, Indexed by: IEEE Xplore, EI (Compendex) and ISI Thomson (ISTP).

 

·       C.F. Kwong, T.C. Chuah, Mobility Management for Satellite / Terrestrial Multi-Service Convergence Networks, IEEE International Conference on Communication Software and Networks 2009 (ICCSN 2009), Macau, China, February 27 - 28, 2009. ISBN: 1-4244-3336-3, Indexed by: EI (Compendex), ISI Thomson (ISTP), IEEE Xplore, IET INSPEC.

 

·       C.F. Kwong, S.W. Lee, M.L. Sim, Mobility Management Incorporating Pattern Recognition in the Handoff Decision, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Computer Control 2009 (ICACC 2009), Singapore, January 22-24, 2009. ISBN: 1-4244-3330-4, Indexed by: EI (Compendex), INSPEC, ISI Thomson (ISTP), IEEE Xplore.

 

·       C.F. Kwong, Fuzzy Logic Approach for the Multi-Service Satellite / Terrestrial Communication Networks Mobility Management, International Conference on Engineering Technology (ICET 2007), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 11th – 13th December 2007.

 

·       C.F. Kwong, R.A. Wyatt-Millington, Incorporating Fuzzy Logic Technique in the Mobility Management of the Hybrid Satellite and Terrestrial Mobile Communications, International Conference on Advanced Technologies in Telecommunication & Control Engineering, Nilai, Malaysia, 2nd– 3rd August 2006.

 

·       C.F. Kwong, R.A. Wyatt-Millington, Inter-Segment Fuzzy Handover in Hybrid Satellite/Terrestrial Mobile Communications, 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering and Technology 2004, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 3rd – 5th  August 2004. 

 

·       C.F. Kwong, GALILEO - The Evolution of the Civilian Controlled Global Navigation System, 2nd Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications and Radio Frequency Engineering Workshop, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK, 20th January 2003. 

 

·       C.F. Kwong, Hybrid Mobile Communications (Satellite/Terrestrial), Master of Science Thesis / Dissertation submitted as partial fulfilment for the award of MSc in Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications, University of Bradford, UK., 2003.

 

·       C.F. Kwong, Electronics Aid for People with Disabilities, Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) project report submitted as partial fulfilment for the award of Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, UK., 2001.

 

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE & POSITION HELD

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Director

Appointed director for IITC Sdn. Bhd. a subsidiary of INTI Universal Holdings.

Appointment with effect from 2006 – December 2008

Reason for resignation: Restructuring in INTI Universal Holdings.

 

Head of MSc. In Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications (PMSC)

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

INTI International University College

Appointment with effect from January 2006 – August 2008.

 

Responsibilities:

·       To deal and making decisions for the daily operation of the programme.

·       To chair the programme meeting for the MSc in PMSC lecturers.

·       To chair the Student Staff Liaison Committee.

·       To help the Dean to prepare an annual budget for the Faculty of Engineering & Technology.

 

Assistant Head for MSc. In Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications (PMSC)

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

INTI International University College

Appointment with effective from June 2005 until December 2005

 

Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Head of MSc in PMSC to perform his duties
  • Head of Telecommunication Engineering Specialisation Group.

 

Head for the Mobile & Satellite Group (SMG)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in curriculum development for the Mobile & Satellite communications related field.
  • Evaluation of MSc & BEng (Hons) project titles submitted by supervisors and students.

 

Electrical & Electronic Engineering Laboratory Supervisor / Tutor

Appointment from JULY 2001 to SEPT 2002

School of Engineering & Technology

INTI College Malaysia

 

Responsibilities:

 

·       Immediate superior for Electronic and Electrical Engineering laboratory technicians (i.e. To supervise all 10 laboratory technicians Electronic and Electrical / Computer Engineering Department).

 

·       To involve in all Electronic and Electrical Laboratories management and daily operations.

 

·       To make sure all daily operations for all the 10 labs in Electronic and Electrical
Engineering / Computer Engineering Department run smoothly.

 

·       To make sure all equipment for all the labs are ready and responsible to test and send all faulty equipments (under warranty) for repairs.

 

·       To help and participate the plan for further development and expansion for all laboratories in Electronic and Electrical / Computer Engineering Department. This includes the planning of the purchase of the laboratory equipments, furniture.

 

·       To receive and channel all new equipment to the respective laboratories, and arrange trainings for the new equipments for lecturers and laboratory staffs.

 

·       To repair faulty equipments (including Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, electrical machines etc.)

 

Laboratory Technician

Appointment from May 2001 to July 2001

School of Engineering & Technology

INTI College Malaysia

 

Responsibilities:

 

·       To make sure all laboratory equipment are in working order before each laboratory session.

 

·       To do some repairs on faulty laboratory equipments.

 

·       To assist lecturers during the laboratory session.

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

Senior Lecturer in Telecommunication Engineering

From MAY 2006 to present (Promotion to Senior Lecturer effective from May 2006)

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

INTI International University College (formerly known as INTI College Malaysia)

 

            Responsibilities:

 

·       To teach students in Master of Science in Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications (PMSC) in subjects listed below: -

 

-                      Mobile Communications & the Internet.

-                      Antenna: Principle & Practice

 

·         To teach final year BEng (Hons) students in: -

 

-                      Telecommunication Fundamentals

-                      Mobile & Satellite Communications

-                      Mobile Communication Network

-                      Telecommunication Engineering

-                      Professional Skills

 

·         To supervise final year BEng project students.

 

Selected successful projects supervised:-

 

o    Express Bus Data Telemetry System

o    Simulation of Rake Receiver for WCDMA

o    TCP/IP over Satellite Communications

 

·         To supervise MSc in PMSC project students.

 

o    Modelling of the Mobility Management for Mobile WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e – 2005) using Network Simulator 2 (NS2)

o    Modelling of Mobile Communication ‘s radio propagation using MATLAB.

o    Hybrid Mobile Communications

o    Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) using GSM.

 

Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

From SEPT 2004 to MAY 2006

School of Engineering & Technology

INTI College Malaysia

 

            Responsibilities:

 

·       To teach final year BEng (Hons) students in: -

 

-               Telecommunication Engineering

-               Communication 2 (mostly on Random variables and process)

-               To supervise final year BEng projects.

 

Further Study

From SEPT 2002 to SEPT 2003

Further study at the University of Bradford, UK in MSc. In Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications.

 

Laboratory Supervisor / Tutor

From JULY 2001 to SEPT 2002

School of Engineering & Technology

INTI College Malaysia

 

            Responsibilities:

 

·       To teach Diploma students in class lecture subject (Electrical Measurement and
Transmission Line).

 

·       To supervise Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering project students.

 

·       To teach Diploma students in laboratory subjects

 

-       Communications

-       Electrical Machines

-       Electrical Measurement and Transmission Line

-       Introduction to Power Electronics, Electronic Devices and Operations

 

NON-PROFESSIONAL BODY AWARD RECEIVED

 

·       Recipient of the King Scout Award by the State’s Governor of Sabah, Malaysia at State’s Palace, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. (1996)

 

·       Recipient of Malaysian Chief Scout Award by Chief Scout of Sabah. (1995)

 

·       Recipient of State’s Chief Commissioner Scout’s Award. (1995) Federation of Scouts Movement

 

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

 

 

·       Member of the Federation of Scouts Movement in Malaysia since 1986.

 

·       Elected as Cub Scout Patrol Leader Pack in 1987.

 

·       Elected as Scouts Patrol Leader of Beaver Patrol from 1991 to 1992.

 

·       Elected as Venture Scouts Troop Leader of First Kota Kinabalu Scout Troop (President) in 1993 and 1994.

 

·       Representing State of Sabah to the 8th Malaysian National Jamboree at Tambunan, Sabah, Malaysia (14th November 1992 to 21st November 1992)

 

·       Representing Malaysia to the 18th Asia Pacific Jamboree at Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia (1st August 1997 to 8th August 1997)

 

·       Elected as Public Relation Officer of Rover Scouts Crew (E-Unit) in 1996.

 

·       Appointed as the State Technical Advisor of the Sabah’s Scout Information Technology Committee by the State’s Chief Scout Commissioner from 1st August 1998 to 31st July 1999.

 

·       Appointed as the Chief of Emergency Respond Unit in Kota Kinabalu Dimond Jubilee Celebration Camp, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (1998).

 

·       Attended the Scouter Woodbadge Leadership Course (9th November 1996 o 11th November 1996).

 

·       Part II Scouter Woodbadge Holder (1996).

 

Secondary School Activities

 

·       School Librarian and elected as the Head of Computer and Circulating Counter Department in the School Library (1993 and 1994).

 

·       Participate in National Level Invention Competition Joint Sponsored by Ministry of Education Malaysia, Malaysian Invention Association and ESSO Malaysia (1991).

 

·       Participate and won a second price in the School’s Invention Competition in conjunction of School’s Science Week (1992).

 

·       Member of School’s Mathematics Society (1992 to 1994).

 

·       Member of School’s Taekwando Club (1990 to 1994).

 

·       School Computer Club Committee Member (1993).

 

·       School Brass Band Member (1989 to 1992).