Yap Bee Wah (Prof. Dr.)

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  Location B3-11
  Academic Position Professor Dr.
  Qualification
  • Ph. D. (Statistics), 2001-Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
  • MSc. (Statistics), 1993-University of California, Riverside, USA
  • B. Sc. (Hons) (Maths), 1985-Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  Area of Research Interest
  • Data Mining Applications
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Computational Statistics
  Working Experience
  • Joined Institut Teknologi MARA (now known as Universiti Teknologi MARA) as a lecturer on 1st August 1985.
  • Pursued a Masters degree in USA from 1991-1993 at University of California Riverside.
  • Was promoted to Senior Lecturer on 1st August 1996.
  • Embarked on the PhD program in Universiti Malaya from July 1997 to December 2000.
  • Was conferred the Doctoral Degree in Statistics on 7 October 2001.
  • Was promoted to Associate Professor on 1st November 2002.
  • Was awarded the “Excellent Service Award” by YBhg. Dato’ Seri Prof Dr Ibrahim Abu Shah, the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi MARA in 2001, 2003 and 2005.
  • Currently the Coordinator for the Master of Quantitative Sciences program in the Department of Quantitative Methods, Faculty of Information Technology & Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA.
  Subject taught

Past Subject

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Probability Theory
  • Time Series
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Statistical Theory and Inference
  • Experimental Design
  • Regression Analysis
  • Multivariate Methods
  • Research Application in Sports and Exercise

Present

  • Data Mining (Master Program)
  • Statistical Modeling (Master Program)
  • Fundamentals of Data Mining (Bachelor Program)
  Editorial Board
  • 2013 : Program Committee (Reviewer) of the First International Conference on Data Engineering, Organized by Data Engineering Research Centre, Universiti Malaya
  • 2013 : Guest Editor: Journal of Emerging Technology in Web Intelligence (Scopus Indexed Journal)
  • 2012 - present : Editorial Board of “International Journal of Bank Marketing”, (Scopus Indexed Journal)
  • 2010 : Editor, Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Statistical Sciences 2010.
  • 2008 - present : Editor of Journal of Statistical Modeling and Analytics, Malaysia Institute of Statistics e-journal
  • 2001 - 2008 : Editor of “Jurnal Teknologi Maklumat dan Sains Kuantitatif”,
    Faculty of Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences, UiTM.
  Academic Appointment
  • 2002 : Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • 1996 : Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences, UniversitiTeknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • 1985 : Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  Membership
  • President of SPSS User Group Association (2012-present), (Council member 2010-2011, Vice-President, 2007-2009)
  • Member of International Statistical Institute (2010-present)
  • Member of International Statistical Society in Business & Industry Member (2011-present)
  • Member of Malaysia Institute of Statistics (Council Member 2007-2008)
  • Associate Member of UiTM ARI (Accounting Research Institute) (2012-2013)
  • Member of IEEE and IEEE Computer Society (2013)
  • Member of International Input-Output Association (2013)
  • Secretary of SAS User Group Malaysia (2001-2004)
  Research Publications (H-indeks 5, i10-indeks 3, Citations: 143)
  1. Simon Fong and Yap Bee Wah. (May, 2013). A Prediction Model for Forecasting the Trend of Macau Property Price Movements and Understanding the Influential Factors. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence, 5 (2), 122-131.
  2. Saunah, Z., Ruhaya, A., and Yap, B.W. (2014). An empirical study on the determinants of non-profit organizations’ information disclosure, Asian Review of Accounting, xx(xx), xx-xx. Scopus Indexed, ERA indexed ISSN 1321-7348; 1758-8863.
  3. Ruhaya, A., Saunah, Z., and Yap, B. W. (January, 2013). Empirical evidence of governance and disclosure in charity organizations. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 3(1), 533 - 542. Thomson Reuters ISI. ISSN 2090-4304 (Print) ISSN 2090-424X (Online)
  4. Margaret Chan Kit Yok, Yap Bee Wah, Ting Siew King, Wong Mui Hung and Elly Lawai. (2012). A System Dynamic Model for the Environmental Performance Index of Malaysia. Advanced Materials Research, 518-523, 1062-1071. (Scopus indexed,H 10)
  5. Ruhaya, A, Saunah, Z., R. A. and Yap Bee Wah. (October, 2012). Empirical Evidence of Governance and Disclosure in Charity Organizations, Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 3(1), 533-542. (Scopus Indexed: ISSN 2090-5304)
  6. Saunah, Z., Ruhaya, A., Raja Adzrin R. A. and Yap Bee Wah. (June, 2012). Associations between organizational specific-attributes and the extent of disclosure in charity annual returns. International Journal of Mathematical Models and Methods In Applied Sciences, 6(3), 482-489. (Scopus Indexed: ISSN 1998-0140)
  7. Saunah, Z., Ruhaya, A., and Yap Bee Wah. (May, 2012). Applying Stakeholder Approach in Developing Charity Disclosure Index, Archives Des Sciences Journal, 65(5), 204-229.(Thomson Reuters, ISI 2010, Impact Factor 0.474. ISSN 1661-464x)
  8. Saunah, Z., Ruhaya, A., and Yap, Bee Wah. (April, 2012). Bridging the expectation gap of the institutional donors and charity management: Preliminary insights evidence. Journal of Accounting, Business & Management, 19(1), 69-89. ISSN 0216-423X.
  9. Yap Bee Wah, Ong Seng Huat, & Nor Huselina Mohamed Husain. (2011). Using Data Mining to Improve Assessment of Credit Worthiness via Credit Scoring Models, Expert Systems with Applications, 38,13274-13283. (ISI-indexed, Impact Factor 1.929).
  10. Yap Bee Wah & Sim Chiaw Hock. (2011). Comparisons of Various Type of Normality Tests. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation,81(12), 2141-2155 (ISI-indexed, Impact Factor 0.573)
  11. Siti Noor Hayati Mohamed Zawawi, Kamil Muhd. Idris, Rashidah Abdul Rahman & Yap Bee Wah. (2011). Antecedents of Non-Normal Financial Reporting, International Journal of Business and Social Science, The Special Issue on Contemporary Issues in Business and Economics, 170-178. (Index Copernicus International), ISSN 2219-1933
  12. Yap Bee Wah, Ramayah .T & Wan Nushazelin Wan Shahidan. (2012). Satisfaction, Trust and Customer Loyalty: A PLS Approach, Business Strategy Series, Vol 13, No,4, 154-167. (Scopus Indexed).
  13. Nornadiah Mohd Razali & Yap Bee Wah. (2011). Power Comparisons of Shapiro-Wilk, Kolmogorov-Smirnov Lilliefors and Anderson-Darling Tests. Journal of Statistical Modeling and Analytics, Vol. 2, No. 1, 21-33.(ISSN 2180-3102)
  14. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Mohamad Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. (2011). Applying Fixed Effects Panel Count Model to Examine Road Accident Occurrence, Journal of Applied Sciences, 11(7), 1185-1191. (Scopus Indexed)
  15. Yap Bee Wah & Khong Kok Wei. (2006). Examining the effect of customer service management (CSM) on perceived business performance via structural equation modeling. Appl. Stochastic Models Bus.Ind.,22:587-605. Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, SCOPUS(Elsevier)
  16. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Wan Azaki Wan Hasan, Mohamad Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Modelling Dengue Fever (DF) and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) Outbreak Using Poisson and Negative Binomial Model, Proceedings of World Academy Of Science, Technology & Engineering,Vol. 62,527-532.(Scopus Indexed)
  17. Yap May Lin, Noor Habibah Arshad, Halilah Haron, Yap Bee Wah, Muhammad Yusoff, & Azlinah Mohamed. (2010). IT Governance Awareness and Practices: An Insight from Malaysian Senior Management Perspective. Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics, Vol 5, No. 1, 43-57.
  18. Norhayati Shuja’, Yap Bee Wah, Mohd Alias Lazim & Nobuhiro Okamoto. (2008). Identifying Key Sectors of Malaysian Economy: A Comparison of Unweighted and Weighted Linkages Approaches.Journal of Department of Statistics, Malaysia, Volume 1, 35-40.( ISSN 1823-1667)
  19. Norhayati Shuja’, Mohd Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. (2007). Moving Holiday Effects Adjustment for Malaysian Economic Time Series.Journal of the Department of Statistics, Malaysia, Volume 1, 35-50. (ISSN 1823-1667)
  20. Wan Rozita, W.M., Yap, B.W., Veronica, S., Muhammad, A.K., Lim, K.H. & Sumarni, M.G. (2006). Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Survey on Dengue Fever in an Urban Malay Residential Area in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, Vol 6(2), 62-67.(ISSN 1675-0306)
  21. Yap Bee Wah, Karuthan Chinna & Mohd Arif Ahmad. (2006). A Comparison of Multiple Regression, Logistic Regression and Discriminant Function in Classification of Observations.Brunei. International Medical Journal Vol 5, Issue 1, 54-62.
  22. Yap May Lin, Yap Bee Wah & Jasber Kaur. (2006). Investigating the Extent of Information Technology Usage in Malaysian Batik Industry. Jurnal Teknologi Maklumat dan Sains Kuantitatif,Jilid 8, Bil 1, 21-33. (ISSN 1675-7009)
  23. Ong, S.H., Yap, B.W., Ng, K.H. & Bradley, D.A. (2005). Discriminant Analysis Involving Dependence and Censoring: Trace and minor elemental concentrations of normal and malignant breast tissues. Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics, 1:87-91.(ISSN 0855-2215)
  24. Khong Kok Wei & Yap Bee Wah. (2005). Confirmatory Factor Analysis: A Study on Banking Institutions in Malaysia. Banker’s Journal Malaysia, 42-52.(ISSN 0128-9534)
  25. Yap May Lin, Yap Bee Wah & Jasber Kaur. (2005). Community Net Portal Reference Model for the Malaysian Batik Industry.Scientific Research Journal, Vol 2 No. 1, 1-18. ( ISSN 1675-7009)
  26. Yap Bee Wah & Ong Seng Huat. (2002). The Effects of Nonnormality on the Performance of the Linear Discriminant function for two independent populations. JurnalTeknologi Maklumat & Sains Kuantitatif, 1-9.
  Proceeding
  1. Zeinab Jannoo, Yap, B.W., Auchoybur, N. and Mohamad Alias Lazim, The Effect of nonnormality on CB-SEM and PLS-SEM path estimates, Submitted to the ICMSSC 2014: International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Scientific Computing, 13-14 Feb 2014. Pacific Regency Hotel Suites, Kuala Lumpur.
  2. Yap, B.W., Khatijahhusna A.R., Hezlin Aryani A. R., Simon Fong, Zuraida K. and Nik Nairan A. (2013), An Application of Oversampling, Undersampling, Bagging and Boosting in Handling Imbalanced Datasets, The First International Conference on Advanced Data and Information Engineering, Cititel Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 16-18 Dec 2013.
  3. Zeinab J, Yap, B.W. and M.A.Lazim (2013), CB-SEM vs PLS-SEM: A Quick Review. Proceedings of ‘ Kolokium Siswazah Sains Komputer dan Matematik Peringkat Kebangsaan 2013’.(ISBN: 978-967-12088-0-9)
  4. Lai, M. L., Zalilawati, Y., Normah, O., Norashikin, A. A., & Yap, B. W. (2013).Examining corporate tax evaders: evidence from finalized audited cases. Paper presented at the International Conference on Accounting, Economics and Management, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Scandic Front Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark, 13-14 June 2013.
  5. Yap Bee Wah, Norashikin Nasaruddin, Wong Shaw Voon and Mohamad Alias Lazim. (2012). Decision Tree Model for Count Data. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2012). (pISSN 2078-0958, eISSN 2078-0966).
  6. Saunah, Z., Ruhaya, A., Yap, B.W., and Zarina, A. B. (2012). A comparative analysis of financial performance of funded and non-funded charity organizations. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), 68, 1202-1207. pISSN 2010-376X, eISSN 2010-3778.
  7. Saunah, Z., Ruhaya, A., Yap, B.W., and Raja Adzrin, R. A. (2012). Information Disclosure by Charity Organizations. Recent Advances in Business Administration, World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), 39-44. ISSN 1792-7331. ISBN 978-1-61804-066-4.
  8. Ruhaya, A., Saunah, Z., & Yap, B.W. (2012). Quality information by charity organizations and its relationship with donation. Recent Advances in Business Administration, World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), 118-123. ISSN 1792-7331. ISBN 978-1-61804-066-4.
  9. Sarah Yusoff and Yap Bee Wah. (2012). Comparison of Conventional Measures of Skewness and Kurtosis for Small Sample Size, IEEE International Conference on Statistics in Science, Business and Engineering 2012 (ICSSBE’12) Proceedings.(ISBN 978-1-4673-1581-4)
  10. Hezlin Aryani Abd Rahman, Yap Bee Wah, Zuraida Khairudin & Nik Nairan Abdullah. (2012). Comparison of Predictive Models for Survival Prediction of Cardiac Surgery Patients, IEEE International Conference on Statistics in Science, Business and Engineering 2012 (ICSSBE’12) Proceedings.(ISBN 978-1-4673-1581-4).
  11. Norashikin Nasaruddin, Yap Bee Wah, Wong Shaw Voon & Mohamad Alias Lazim. (2012). Fatality Prediction Model of Motorcycle Accidents in Malaysia, IEEE International Conference on Statistics in Science, Business and Engineering 2012 (ICSSBE’12),Proceedings. .(ISBN 978-1-4673-1581-4)
  12. Norhayati Shuja, Yap Bee Wah & Mohamad Alias Lazim (2012). Identifying Industrial Clusters in Malaysia, IEEE International Conference on Statistics in Science, Business and Engineering 2012 (ICSSBE’12),Proceedings. .(ISBN 978-1-4673-1581-4)
  13. Raja Sharina Raja Zezeman Shah, Yap Bee Wah, Abdul Halim Nawawi & Mohd Mahayaudin Mansor. (2012). Predicting Stock Performance using data mining approach, Proceedings of The 14th Malaysian Finance Association Conference 2012. (ISBN 978-967-394-093-6).
  14. Yap Bee Wah, Nor Huwaina Ismail & Simon Fong. (2011). Predicting Car Purchase Intent Using Data Mining Approach, IEEE Eighth International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD) Proceedings, 2052-2057. (ISBN 978-1-61284-181-6)
  15. Siti Noor Hayati Mohamed Zawawi, Rashidah Abdul Rahman, Yap Bee Wah & Kamil Muhd Idris. (2011). Do Elements of Fraud Influence Management and Employee's Intention to Report Fraudulent Financial Statements?, IEEE International Conference on Economics Business and Marketing Management Proceedings, 99-104. (Indexed by Thomson ISI and EiCompendex
  16. Yap Bee Wah & Irma Rohaiza Ibrahim. (2010). Using Data Mining Predictive Models to Classify Credit Card Applicants, IEEE The IMS International Conference Proceedings, 394-398. (ISBN 978-89-88678-31-2)
  17. Hazman Shah Abdullah, Norizan Sharif & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Citizenship Relationship Management: The Influence of Justice Perceptions and Service Recovery Satisfaction on Trust in Government: An Emprical Investigation of Malaysian Local Authorities, IEEE SOLI (Service, Operations, Logistics& Informatics) Proceedings, 99-104. (ISSN 978-1-4244-7117-1)
  18. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Wan Azaki Wan Hasan, Mohamad Alias Lazim, & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Modelling Dengue Fever (DF) and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) Outbreak Using Poisson and Negative Binomial Model, Proceedings of World Academy Of Science, Technology & Engineering, 62,527-532. (ISSN 2070-3724) SCOPUS Indexed
  19. Saunah Zainon, Ruhaya Atan, Yap Bee Wah &Roland Theng Nam. (2010). Financial Statement Analysis of Tax-Exempt Charitable Organizations in Malaysia, Malaysia-Indonesia International Conference on Economics, Management and Accounting (MIICEMA 2010) Proceedings, 176-194. (MIICEMA-ISBN 978-983-3198-55-9)
  20. Saunah Zainon, Ruhaya Atan & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Determining Institutional Donors' Expectations towards Charitable Organizations, The 2010 International Conference on Governance and Accountability (ICGA) Proceedings, 2387-2399. (ISSN 2087-2399)
  21. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Mohamad Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Applying Fixed-Effects Panel Count Model to Examine Road Accident Occurrence, International Conference on Fundamental and Applied Science (icfas2010 Technical Programme and Abstracts, ISBN 978-983-2271-01-7).
  22. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Mohamad Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Evaluating Spatial and Temporal Effects of Accidents Likelihood using Random Effects Panel count Model, International Conference on Science and Social Research Proceedings (CSSR 2010), 972-976.IEEE, ISBN 878-1-4244-8985-5)
  23. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Mohamad Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). A Practical Approach to Modeling Count Data, Regional Conference of Statistical Science (RCSS) 2010 Proceedings,176-183. (ISBN 978-967-363-157-5)
  24. Nornadiah Mohd Razali & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Power Comparisons of Some Selected Normality Tests (2010). Regional Conference of Statistical Science (RCSS) 2010 Proceedings 126-138. (ISBN 978-967-363-157-5)
  25. SaunahZainon, Ruhaya Atan & Yap Bee Wah. (2010). Developing the Reporting Index for Charitable Organizations, 1st National Postgraduate Seminar (NAPAS) 2010, 857-866.NAPAS ISBN: 976-963-48308-6-1
  26. Zakaria, Norsaadah, Jamil Salleh, Mohd,Taib Nasir, Yong Yuan Tan &Yap Bee Wah. (2008). Using data mining technique to explore anthropometric data towards development of sizing system.Information Technology 2008 ITSim 2008. (IEEE) International Sympsoium on Information Technology (ISBN 987-1-4244-2328).
  27. Norhayati Shuja’, Yap Bee Wah & Mohd Alias Lazim. (2007). Identifying Key Sectors in Malaysian Economy: An Input-Output Approach .Proceedings of the 9th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences,1340-1354. (ISBN 978-983-4307-1-1)
  28. Yap Bee Wah, Halilah Haron & Norshahida Shaadan. (2007). Determination of Sample Size for Survey Research. Proceedings of the 9th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences, 1423-1436.(ISBN 978-983-4307-1-1)
  29. Faridah Abdul Halim, Yap Bee Wah & Mohd Alias Lazim. (2005). A Study on Degree Students’ Aspirations to Pursue a Masters Degree: Case Study: Faculty of Information Technology & Quantitative Sciences. Conference on Scientific & Social Research (CSSR) 2005 Proceedings, Vol 1, 2328-2341.
  30. Mohd Hisham Ariffin, Yap Bee Wah & Azizan Abdul Aziz. (2006). Reasons, Barriers and Negotiators of Software Adoption by Malaysian Construction Companies, IT Solutions for the Design & Management of Infrastructure Construction Projects,1-15 (ISBN 81 89809-01-6 (Vol-1)
  31. Yap Bee Wah & Khong Kok Wei. (2005). Examining Business Process Reengineering in the Malaysian Banking Industry. Conference on Scientific & Social Research (CSSR) 2005 Proceedings, Vol 1, 2220-2235.
  32. Yap Bee Wah. (2005). A Comparison of Logistic Regression and Discriminant Function in Classification of Observations. Buletin Kuantitatif Institut Tadbiran Awam, 16-23.
  33. Yap Bee Wah & Pooi Ah Hin. (2003). Determination of the Detectable Maximum Difference Among Parameters in Hypothesis Testing. C onference on Scientific & Social Research (CSSR) 2003 Proceedings, Vol 1, 167-181. ((ISBN 983-41784-0-9)
  34. Yap Bee Wah & Ghazalee Ahmad. (2003). Corporate Internet Use: A Case Study in the Klang Valley . Conference on Scientific &Social Research (CSSR 2003) Proceedings, Vol 2, 111-129.(ISBN 983-41784-0-9)
  35. Nalini Dharmarajan, Yap May Lin & Yap Bee Wah. (2003). Internet Booking in the Airline Industry. Asian Pacific Seminar on E-Customer Relationship Management, 1-11. (ISBN 983-41502-0-2)
  36. Bee Wah Yap, Karuthan Chinna. Suresh Kumar & Mokhtar Abdullah. (2002). Measuring Process Capability Indices and Taguchi’s Loss and Six-Sigma Quality: A Simulation Study. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on ISO 9000 and TQM, 2002, 504-511.(Best Paper Award)
  37. Yap Bee Wah, Karuthan, C., & Krishna, K. (2002). BootStrap Methods in Meta-Analysis. Proceedings of the Sixth International Research Conference on Quality, Innovation and Knowledge, 1279-1286.
  38. Yap Bee Wah, Karuthan Chinna, Chee, S.S. & Rani, S. (2002). Factors Affecting Bone Density of Post-Menopausal women: A Case Study in Malaysia. BioMed 2002 Conference Proceedings, 214-216.
  39. Yap Bee Wah, Karuthan Chinna & Krishnakumari Krishnan. (2002). Modeling Meta-Analysis Using Bootstrap Resampling Techniqu e. BioMed 2002 Conference Proceedings, 248-250.
  40. Yap Bee Wah & Sim Chiaw Hock. (2001). The Effects of Estimating the Control Limits for Synthetic Chart. Proceedings of the International Conference and Workshop on Recent Developments in Statistics and Its Applications, 237-243.
  41. Ong, S.H., Yap, B.W.,Ng, K.H. & Bradley, D. (1998). Discriminant Analysis of Breast Tissue Elemental Concentration Data with Determination Limits. Proceedings of the International Meeting on Frontiers of Physics,538-542.
  Paper Presented
  • Yap Bee Wah. Some Applications of Data Mining. Persidangan Statistik Kebangsaan,4-5 September 2006.
  • Yap Bee Wah. A Comparison of Modeling Causal Relationship using Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modelling. Persidangan Nasional Kuantitatif 2006
  • Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Karuthan Chinna & Yap Bee Wah. Statistical Techniques for Gene Expression Data. International Statistics Conference (ISCM) 2005
  • Yap Bee Wah & Khong Kok Wei. Examining the Effects of Customer Service Management on Perceived Business Performance. Presented at Fourth International Symposium on Business and Industry Statistics, 2005,Cairns, Australia.
  • Norhayati Shuja’ , Mohd Alias Lazim & Yap Bee Wah. Adjusting Malaysian Time Series for Moving Holiday Close Proximity Effects. International Statistics Conference (ISCM) 2005
  • Yap Bee Wah . Predictive Modeling Using Clementine. SPSS 11th Annual Conference, 2005
  • Yap Bee Wah & Goh Wee Keat . Modeling Customer Loyalty Data Using SAS Eminer. 19th Annual SUM Forum 2005
  • Khong Kok Wei & Yap Bee Wah. Confirmatory Factor Analysis using AMOS. SPSS 10th Annual Conference, 2004
  • Yap Bee Wah, Karuthan Chinna & Mohd Arif Ahmad. A Comparison of Multiple Regression, Logistic Regression and Discriminant Analysis in Classification of Observations. SPSS 9th Annual Conference, 2003.
  • Yap Bee Wah & Hamdan Abd Maad. Logit Analysis Using SAS. 17th Annual Sum Conference, 2003
  • Yap Bee Wah & Karuthan Chinna. Logistic Regression Using SAS. 16th Annual SUM Conference, 2002
  • Yap Bee Wah & Karuthan Chinna . Multivariate Analysis Using SAS. 15th Annual SUM Conference, 2001
  Book Publication
  • Forestry and Economic Research Using SPSS Mohd Parid Mamat, Yap Bee Wah, Lim HinFui & Norini Haron ISBN:978-967-5221-30-9 (2010)
  • Nordin Abu Bakar, Yap Bee Wah, Arsmah Ibrahim, Norlaila Md Noor. Managing Research (2005)(Submitted to UPENA, UiTM for publication)
  • Yap Bee Wah & Nooreha Husain (1998), Pengenalan Teori Kebarangkalian, (An Introduction to Probability Theory). IBS Buku Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 967 950 150 7
  Statistical Consultation/Training
  • Applying Data Mining Techniques Using SAS Enterprise Miner For Universiti Malaya. 22- 24 May 2007. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • An Introduction To Structural Equation Modelling Using AMOS 6. For Fakulti Perakaunan, Universiti Teknologi MARA. 7-8 March 2007. (Statistical Training Project Approved by the Dean, FTMSK UiTM)
  • Applying Data Mining Techniques Using SAS Enterprise Miner For SAS Institute Malaysia Customer HSBC. 24- 26 January 2007. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • Applying Data Mining Techniques Using SAS Enterprise Miner For SAS Institute Malaysia Customer Citibank. 12- 14 December 2006. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • Applying Data Mining Techniques Using SAS Enterprise Miner For SAS Institute Malaysia Customer INCEIF. 2- 4th August 2006. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • SAS Enterprise Guide: ANOVA, Regression and Logistic Regression SAS Institute Malaysia Customer INCEIF. 26 - 28 July 2006. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • Training on Application of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) in Economic Evaluation Research. Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM). 20 & 21 July 2006. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • SPSS Intermediate Course for Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management, UiTM. 4-5th May 2005 (with Pn Haliza Hasan). (Statistical Training Project Approved by the Dean, FTMSK UiTM)
  • Statistical Analysis using SAS Workshop for Universiti Utara Malaysia. 27, 28 and 29 June 2005. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  • SPSS Intermediate Course for Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM. 8th –9th September2005. (Statistical Training Project Approved by the Dean, FTMSK UiTM)
  • SAS Enterprise Guide: ANOVA, Regression and Logistic Regression for Malaysian Palm Oil Board 3rd, 6th and 7th December 2004. (Statistical Training Project registered under IRDC, UiTM)
  Research Projects Funded by IRDC
  • Evaluating the Allocative Efficiency of Malaysian Banks. Yee Chow Fah, Yap Bee Wah & Mazni Mohamed, IRDC Project (2006)
  • Examining the Effects of Business Process Reengineering (BPR) in Malaysian Banking Institutions. Yap Bee Wah & Khong Kok Wei (Monash University Malaysia), IRDC Project (2004)
  • A Study on Degree Students’ Aspirations to Pursue a Masters Degree. Faridah Abdul Halim, Yap Bee Wah & Mohd Alias Lazim, IRDC Project (2004)
  • Determining the Relevant Factors in Designing the Community Net Portal for the Malaysian Batik Craft Industry. Yap May Lin, Yap Bee Wah & Jasber Kaur, IRDC Project (2003).
  • Corporate Internet Use: A Case Study in the Klang Valley. Yap Bee Wah & Ghazalee Ahmad, IRDC Project (2003)
  • Determination of the Detectable Maximum Difference Among Parameters in Hypothesis Testing. Yap Bee Wah & Pooi Ah Hin (UM), IRDC Project (2002)
  Graduate Student Thesis Consultation
  • Factors Affecting Project Delays in Public Sectors Civil Engineering Projects. Ahmad Anuar Othman (Awarded Pd.D degree in 2006). Fakulti Seni Bina, Perancangan & Ukur, UiTM
  • Reasons for and Deterrants the participation of Malaysian Registered Quantity Surveyors in Continuing Professional Development Activities. Mohd Hisham Ariffin (Awarded Pd.D degree in 2005). Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
  • Modelling Standard Sizing System for Childrens’ Wear. Norsaadah Zakaria (Ph.D student). Faculty of Applied Science, UiTM
  • The Impact of Strategic Outsourcing on Organizational Performance Elie Azureen Ismail (Master degree student)-ongoing
    Faculty of Hotel & Tourism Management, UiTM.
  • IT Adoption and Managers’ Acceptance:It’s Effect on Managerial Productivity in
  • Chained Restaurants. Norzaidah Ngali (Master Degree student)-ongoing. Faculty of Hotel & Tourism Management, UiTM.
  • A Study on Organizational Attitudes & Behavioral Intentions of Hotel Managers. Siti Zuriani (Master Hotel Management),2008
    Faculty of Hotel & Tourism Management, UiTM.
  Supervision
  • Document Imaging System: Factors Influencing Usage and Effectiveness in Malaysian Public Organizations. Saiful Farik Mat Yatin (PhD (Information Mgmt), 2010)
  • Modeling and Forecasting Road Accidents in Malaysia: A Hybrid Panel Model. Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob (PhD (Statistics), ongoing).
  • Modeling Health-Related Quality of Life, Zeinab Jannoo (2011235886) (International Student from Mauritius)
  • Hamzah Abd Hamid (2013641848), “A Simulation Study on Minimum Sample Size and Goodness-of-Fit Test for Polytomous and Ordinal Logistic Regression”, (2013-ongoing)
  • Hezlin Aryani Abdul Rahman, “Resampling techniques in Handling Imbalanced Datasets (2013-Ongoing)
  • Saunah Zainon, “Assessing Stakeholders Needs for Information from Charity Organisations” (2009-present). Co-Supervision with Assoc. Prof. Dr Ruhaya Atan, Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM.
  • Nor Azrina Md Yusof@Ghani, “Tax Non-Compliance: An Evidence Based Analysis”, (2012-present), Co-Supervision with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lai Ming Ling, Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM.
  • Zalilawati Yaacob, “Malaysian Corporate Tax Evasion: An Empirical Analysis”, (2013-present), Co-Supervision with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lai Ming Ling, Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM.
  • Investigating the key Industrial Structural Change in Malaysia: An Input-Output Approach. Norhayati Shuja’ (PhD (Statistics), ongoing

 

 

  • Sponsorship Relationship:Trust,Commitment and Satisfaction Towards Intention to Renew. Sponsorship of Tourism Event. Sabrina Tarmudi (MA (Hotel Mgmt), 2011.
  • Adjusting Malaysian Economic Time Series for Moving Holiday Effect.
    Norhayati Shuja’ (MSc (Statistics), 2006.
  • Nur Hidayah binti Mohd Razali “Improving Energy Efficiency Using Six-Sigma Methodology”, MSc (Applied Statistics) (On-going).
  • Nurhajira Binti Johari, “A Study on Financial Performance of Banks in Malaysia using Data Mining Approach” . MSc (Quantitative Sciences (on-going).
  • Mohd Shahrizal Safaruddin, Evaluating Reporting Query Response Performance to Optimise the Business Intelligence System at National Registration Department, Malaysia. MSc (Quantitative Sciences), 2013.
  • Norkhairunnisa Binti Mohamed Redzwan, “Investigating the Moderating Effect of Family-Owned Business on Long-Term IPO return. MSc (Quantitative Sciences), 2013.
  • Nurul Syahida Binti Abu Bakar, “An Empirical Study on the Effects of Animation Interactivity on Learning Statistics” , MSc (Applied Statistics), 2013.
  • Idari Binti Ismail, “Evaluation of Risk Factors for Prolonged Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in a Malaysian Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, MSc (Applied Statistics), 2013.
  • Nurul Husna Jamian, “Developing a Medical Scorecard for Prediction of Breast Cancer Recurrence”, MSc (Applied Statistics), MSc (Applied Statistics), 2013.
  • Nur Syaliza Hanim CheYusof, “The Effect of Psychological Well-Being and Emotional Intelligence on Students’ Attitude and Academic Achievement”, (MSc (Applied Statistics), 2013.
  • Sarah Yusoff, “A Comparison of Conventional and Robust Measures of Skewness and Kurtosis”, MSc (Applied Statistics), 2011.
  • Norashikin Nasaruddin, “Modeling Motorcycle Accidents Occurrence, MSc (Applied Statistics), 2011.
  • Raja Sharina Raja Zezeman Shah, “Predicting Stock Performance Using Data Mining Approach”, MSc( Quantitative Sciences), 2011.
  • Fairoze Salwana Ruslan. “Identification and Analysis of the Moderating Effect of Psychological Variables on Student Performance, MSc (Applied Statistics), 2011.
  • Hezlin Aryani Abdul Rahman,”Comparison of Models to Predict Survival of Cardiac Surgery Patients”, MSc (Applied Statistics), 2011.
  • Aini Suria Jalaluddin, “Determining Contributing Factors of Survival for Kidney Dialysis Patients”,MSc (Quantitative Sciences), 2011.
  • Nor Huwaina Ismail, “An Application of Predictive Modeling and Customer Segmentation on Car Purchase Behaviour”, MSc (Applied Statistics), 2010.
  • Norlaile Salleh Hudin, “Identifying School Dropout Factors Using Data Mining Approach: A Case Study”, MSc (Quantitative Sciences), 2010.
  • Siti Hamizah Zainal Abidin, “Determining Association Rules for Book Assortment Decision via Market-Basket Analysis”, MSc (Quantitative Sciences), 2010.
  • Rosnita Maodin, “Using Process Capability Indices to Assess Performance in Glove Production”, MSc (Quantitative Sciences), 2010.
  • Tests of Normality: A Comparison of Shapiro-Wilk, Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Anderson-Darling Tests. Nornadiah Mohd Razali
    MSc (Applied Statistics) Project, 2009.
  • An Application of Customer Segmentation Using Customer Value Measurement. Ahmad Shukri Abdullah. MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2009.
  • Building A Predictive Model to Classify Credit Card Applicants. Irma Rohaiza Ibrahim. MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2009
  • Identifying Determinants of Return to Work Status Following Employment Injury or Illness. Rohana Mohamad. MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2008 - ongoing
  • Building Credit Scoring Model for Prediction of Default Payment in Club Monthly Subscription Fee. Nor Huselina Mohamed Husain. MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2008 - ongoing
  • Estimation of Incident Duration and Management of ERV: A Study of ITIS Malaysia.
    Noryanti Nasir. MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2008 - ongoing
  • Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: A Case Study at XYZ Bank. Wan Nurshazelin Wan Shahidan. (MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2008)
  • Implementation of Business Process Reengineering in Koperasi Pahang Berhad
    (MSc (Quantitative Sciences) Project, 2005) - 6 credit hours. Razali Karim & Sa’diah Sahat
  • A Study On Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Dengue Fever Prevention in Kg. Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur. Veronica Jamilat (BSc (Statistics) Project,2005) - 1 credit hour.
  • ICT Literacy Measurement of UiTM. Undergraduates. Fauziah Ahmad (MSc (IT) dissertation,2004) - 12 credit hours.
  • A Study On Factors Affecting Birth Weight of Malaysian Babies: A Case Study in Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Mohamad Arif Ahmad (BSc (Statistics) Project, 2003) - 1 credit hour.
  • The Awareness and Acceptance of Mobile Banking Service in the Klang Valley. Rosmiza Mohd Razali (BSc (IT) Project,2003) - 6 credit hours.
  • A Study On Critical Factors Influencing Bone Mineral Density of Post-Menopausal
    Chinese and Malay Women. Fauziah Samsuddin(BSc (Statistics) Project, 2002) - 1 credit hour.
  • A Study On Critical Factors Affecting Exports of Natural Rubber from Malaysia. Mohamad Shukor Mat Lazim (BSc (Statistics) Project, 2001) - 1 credit hour.
     
  Committee
  • 2013 Project Director, CoE(Centre of Excellence) FSKM Committee
  • 2012-2013 Chairperson, Professional Training Unit, FSKM
  • 2013 Head of RIG (Statistical Analysis and Modeling)
  • 2013 Research Proposal Panel of Assessors, UiTM
  • 2013 Postgraduate Colloquium Panel of Reviewers, SISKOM2013, FSKM
  • 2012-2014 Member of Board of Studies, Faculty of Economics and Administration, UM
  • 2010-2011 Head of ‘Short Training Courses’,FSKM
  • 2003-2008 Co-ordinator, Master of Science (Quantitative Sciences), 2003-2008
  • 2003-2007 Head of Consultancy Unit (ProTRAD), FTMSK, 2003-2007
  • 2011 International Scholarship (MIS) panel, 2011
  • 2011 ERGS (Research Proposal Evaluator), 2011
  • 2012-present Master of Bio-Statistics Program Development Committee, 2012-present
  • 2006-2007 Master of Quantitative Sciences Curriculum Review Committee, 2006-2007
  • 2007 Syllabus Review Committee for Diploma in Statistics and B.Sc.(Hons) (Statistics),2007
  • 2004 PTK 2004 Assessor
  • 2003 Faculty ISO Committee, 2003
  • 2001 Head of Examination Committee, FTMSK
  University Awards
  • UiTM, Anugerah PenceramahTerbaik 2012
  • UiTM, Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2011
  • UiTM, Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2005
  • UiTM, Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2003
  • UiTM, Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2001
  Competition Awards
  • PAIB Articles of Merit Award (SILVER), Malaysian Institute of Accountants 2011
  • UiTM Young DMiners Team won First Prize in SAS EON-BANK Group Knowledge Discovery Challenge 2010. (Cash prize, RM3000)
  • i-SCORI (An Integrated System of Charitable Organization Reporting Index): Silver Award, Invention, Innovation and Design (IID) Johor, 17-18 August 2011 (Joint work with Saunah Zainon, Ruhaya Atan, Raja Adzrin Raja Ahmad)
  • Invention Innovation Design & Expo 2013 (IIDEX 2013): Silver Award, DATC, UiTM Shah Alam, 15-17 March 2013 (Joint work with Margaret Chan Kit Yok, Annie Wong Muk Ngiik, Wong Mui Hung, Gluma Saban and Nicholas Amin)