Researcher Support

Internal Research Grant 2019 – Round 1 (as of Jan 2019)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr How Heoy Geok Experimental investigation of multi-stage fuel injection strategy on engine-out responses of diesel engine fueled with biodiesel-diesel fuel blends 15th Jan 2019 Engineering RM 16500.00
Dr J Joshua Thomas An adaptive learning analytics (ALA) data intensive framework to predict student academic grades, attrition and retention strategies at a University 15th Jan 2019 Computing RM 4149.55
Sarata Balaya An adaptive learning analytics (ALA) data intensive framework to predict student academic grades, attrition and retention strategies at a University 15th Jan 2019 Mass Communication RM 6346.00

Internal Research Grant 2018 – Round 1 (as of Dec 2018)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr Azreen Rozainee Medical tourism in Penang: Perspective from Indonesian Treatment Seekers 15th August 2018 SHTCA RM 3300.00
Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Saravanan Raman To investigate the trade-offs using service dimensions in the higher education sector 1st June 2017 Business RM 4103.00
Tan Bee Wah The Dynamics Linkages between domestic investment, foreign direct investment and economic growth: empirical evidence from Thailand 15th May 2017 Business RM 2500.00
Dr See Siau Fern Factors propelling continuance usage intention of blended e-learning among instructors and students in higher education 15th May 2017 SHTCA RM 2800.00
Koek Shin Yee The effect of a flipping classroom on writing skill in English as a second language and student’s attitude towards flipping 15th May 2017 Languages RM 1000.00

 

Internal Research Grant 2017 – Round 2 (as of June 2017)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Ong Song Quan Filth fly management in heritage area of Penang, Malaysia 1st June 2017 CPUS RM 6950.00
Dr Ng Hee Song The effects of ethics education, personal values and ethical climate on ethical intention 15th May 2017 Business RM 2000.00
Suguna Migeemanathan To study the effects of spherification technique application on selected ingredients and spices with a high calcium content in avant garde cooking methods 15th May 2017 SHTCA RM 7000.00
Dr Racheal Poh Phenomenon Based Learning (PBL): A case of a Malaysian higher education institution 15th May 2017 Business RM 2325.00
Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr Irhanida Quality, Satisfaction and Behavioural Intention of Tourists towards Penang’s event and festival May 2016 (Ended in May 2017) SHTCA RM 4089
Leong Mi-Chelle Use of Higher Order Thinking Questions to increase student achievement in reading comprehension May 2016 (Ended in June 2017) Languages RM 3100
Dr Chang Boon Peng Modelling and Optimization of processing parameter of pultruded Kenaf Fiber reinforced polymer composite on the Tribological properties using Taguchi Approach May 2016 (Extended to July 2017 – ended) Engineering RM 9500
Dr Khoo Hee Kooi Visual data processing in machine vision May 2016 (Extended to July 2017) Computing RM 3000
Mr Loh Chiun Tai Development of low cost high altitude wind speed data logger with self-sustaining green energy harvesting system May 2016 (Terminated in May 2017 due to resignation) Engineering RM 10000
Dr Chuah Hun Guan The effect of surface roughness on material dislocation for scale dependent hardness May 2016 (Extended to July 2017 – ended) Engineering RM 7998
Dr Ng Hee Song Entrepreneurial intention among graduates in private institution of higher learning May 2016 (Ended in May 2017) Business Business
Mr Ong Song Quan Food waste evaluation in Malaysia tertiary education institution May 2016 (Ended in May 2017) CPUS RM 3000
Dr J Joshua Thomas Dengue diagnosis test kit September 2016 (Due in Sept 2017) Computing RM 4000
Dr Tan Lee Ooi Mapping creative industries in Malaysia; Concepts and Challenges July /Aug 2016 (Extended to July 2017) Mass Comm RM 7000

Internal Research Grant 2019 – Round 1 (as of Jan 2019)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr. Chuah Hun Guan Modeling of the effect of surface roughness in plastic strain gradient theory of indentation size effect for micro-indentation 1st Jan 2019 Engineering RM 61,000

Student Entrepreneurship Initiatives Programme (SEIP) 

The Student Entrepreneurship Initiatives Programme (SEIP) is a UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College (KDUPG) initiated programme to nurture the culture of having an entrepreneurial mindset among students that enroll into any KDUPG academic programme.

SEIP promotes student-initiated business start-ups before they graduate. The start-up will operate at KDUPG and managed entirely by the students with the help of the centre for research and innovation (CRI). SEIP targets students that are interested in:

Starting a business.
Learning about entrepreneurship through various workshop offered.
Integrating entrepreneurial knowledge to develop their business.
Writing a business plan.
Pitching for funding opportunities.

SEIP Program offers opportunities to get exposure, acquire skills and gain real-world experience in starting a business. We offer multidisciplinary hackathons and pitch-a-thons, mentoring from industry experts, start-up seed funding, competitions, accelerators, internships, and events.

Phase 1 : Pre – Incubation ( Ideation )
Target Group All UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College students
Training By Lecture and Workshop
Finance Seed Start-ups Fund (RM 1,000) (after student has start-up)
Mentoring Coaches from Industry
Evaluation Proposal & Business Plan development process
Competition Internal Business Plan Competitions
Phase 2 : Start-Up ( Prototyping )
Target Group All UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College students
Training By Lecture and Workshop
Business Type Technology / Services oriented
KDUPG Service Co-Working Space, Meeting room & Free Wifi
Mentoring Pitching and Funding opportunities
Competition Internal and External Business Plan Competitions
Phase 3 : Entrepreneurship Development ( Acceleration & Scaling )
Target Group Selected / Winners of UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College students from Business Plan competitions and business Start-Ups
Training By Lecture and Workshop
KDUPG Service Technology / Services oriented
Intellectual Property (MyIPO) Co-Working Space, Meeting room & Free Wifi
Activity Pitching and Funding opportunities
Competition Internal and External Business Plan Competitions