Aida Wati Zainan Abidin  
  Phone 03-55435455
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  Location B3-05
  Academic Position Lecturer
  Qualification
  • MSc (App Stat) UM, 2002
  • BSc (Stat & Math) Latrobe University, Australia, 1998
  Teaching Experience
  • Lecturer (present) – Universiti Teknologi MARA. Teaching Statistical Computing, Multivariate Analyses, Statistical Methods & Numerical Analysis
  • Lecturer – Cybernetics College of Technology. Teaching Mathematics and Statistics for Diploma levels
  • Tutor – La Trobe University. Tutoring first year degree students
  Professional Membership
  • Institut Statistik Malaysia (Member)
  • SPSS User Group Malaysia (Member)
  Area of Research Interest
  • Bioinformatics
  • Statistical Computing
  • Biostatistics
  • Application of Statistics in Social Sciences
  Skill Software
  • SPSS
  • AMOS
  • SAS EMiner & EGuide
  • SAS Programming
  • Minitab
  • SPlus
  • Matlab & R
Language
  • Pascal
  • Visual Basic
  • C++
  Papers presented PAPERS PRESENTED (PUBLISHED)
  • ‘The Extent of e-Procurement Implementation in Small and Medium Enterprises in Central Region of Malaysia’ Suzana Zambri, Norhayati Abdul Hamid & Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Proceeding International Conference on Internet Business:Business Trends, Systems, and Education (iBiZ2007), Guoman Hotels, Port Dickson.
  • ‘Using SAS ®GRAPHICS to Explore Employer Preference When Hiring New Graduates’Rasimah Aripin & Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Proceeding SAS Forum 2008, 14 July 2008, Kuala Lumpur Conventional Centre
  • ‘Enhancing The Teaching Of Probability And Probability Distributions In Upper Secondary Using Computer Graphics’. Rasimah Aripin & Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Proseeding Seminar Kebangsaan ICT Dalam Pendidikan 2009, 3-4 Februari 2009, Hotel Impiana Casuarina, Ipoh, Perak
  • ‘The Importance of ICT in Developing Students’ Information Literacy Skills In Becoming Lifelong Learners’ Jeffri bin Idris, Laili bin Hj. Hashim & Aida Wati binti Zainan Abidin, Seminar Kebangsaan ICT Dalam Pendidikan 2009, 3-4 Februari 2009, Hotel Impiana Casuarina, Ipoh, Perak
PAPERS PRESENTED (NOT PUBLISHED)
  • ‘Statistical Techniques for Gene Expression Data’ Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Karuthan Chinna & Yap Bee Wah, International Statistics Conference (ISCM) 2005, 27 – 31 December 2005, Eastin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
  • ‘A Bayesian Approach to the Construction of Clinically Relevant exon-based Regulatory Networks – A Phd Proposal’Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Dr. Michael Black, Statistical Seminars, August 2007, Faculty of Information Technology & Quantitative Sciences
  • ‘Comparison of t-Test and Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test for Gene Expression Identification’ Aida Wati Zainan Abidin & Yap Bee Wah, The 9th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences 2007 (ICCS-IX), 12 – 14 December 2007, Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam, Selangor,
  • ‘Language and Communication Skills Preference of Employers Hiring Fresh Graduates’Rasimah Aripin & Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, The Malaysian International Conference On Academic Strategies in English Language Teaching (My_CASELT 2008), 29 – 31 October 2008, The Saujana Kuala Lumpur
  Research and Projects
  • Developing A Valid and Reliable Survey Instrument on Academic Staff Satisfaction For UiTM, Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Shamsiah Sapri & Nor Azura Abd Ghani, (IRDC Project (2006))
  • The Extent of e-Procurement Implementation in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Central Region of Malaysia, Norhayati Abdul Hamid, Suzana Zambri & Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, (IRDC Project (2006)
  • DNA Profiling of the Malaysian Population using MicroArray, Dr. Zilfalil Alwi et. Al (USM) & Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, (Research University Grant July 2008 – June 2010)
  Consultancy Project
  • Research: Revising Toll Rate for Malaysian Highways. Ministry of Public Work, May – July 2008 (RM178,733.00)
    Project Leader: Prof. Dr. Normah Omar
    Members: Prof. Dr. Rashidah Abdul Rahman, Assoc. Prof. Rasimah Aripin, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharifah Sakinah Aidid, Assoc. Prof. Azizah Murad, Aida Wati Zainan Abidin, Asyaari Elmiza Ahmad, Ahmad Saiful Azlin Putih Salin, Aida Hazlin Ismail
  • Quantitative Analysis Course for Masters & PhD Candidates. Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment, April 2009 (RM30,000)
    Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Puzziawaty Ab. Ghani
    Members: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasimah Aripin, Aida Wati Zainan Abidin
  Contribution/
StatisticalConsultation
  • SPSS Intermediate Course for Lecturers Organized by Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, May 2005
  • SPSS Course Administration Staff Organized by Ministry of Human Resources (KSM), Malaysia, Oktober 2005
  • Statistical Application Course for Officers Organized by Public Works Department (JKR), Malaysia, December 2005
  • SPSS Intermediate Course for Institute of Education Development (InED), UiTM Malaysia, February 2006
  • SPSS Course for Masters and PhD Candidates Organized by National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN), Malaysia, March – July 2006, July 2007
  • Hazards Model For Landslides Course for Officers Organized by Public Works Department (JKR), Malaysia, August – September 2007
  • Statistical Data Analysis Course Using SPSS for Nursing College Lecturers Organized by Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia, September – October 2007
  • Quantitative Analysis Course for Masters & PhD Candidates organized by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), Malaysia, 20 – 22 February 2008
  • Data Analysis Course for Officers Organized by Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia, 11 March 2008
  • Basic Hands-On Workshop Using SPSS for Lecturers Organized by Kolej Yayasan Melaka, 27 – 28 May 2008
  • Research Methodology Course for Master in Social Sciences Students Organized by PDRM College, 7 & 8 July 2008
  • Basic Hands-On Workshop Using SPSS for Lecturers organized by Institute of Leadership & Quality Management (ILQAM), Universiti Teknologi MARA, 21 January 2009
  • Research Methodology & Basic SPSS Workshop for Assistant Researchers. Organized for Lembaga Getah Malaysia (LGM) 11 – 12 February 2008
  • Basic Hands-On Workshop using SPSS for Lecturers organized by Institute of Leadership & Quality Management (ILQAM), Universiti Teknologi MARA, 24 March 2009
  • Advanced Hands-On Workshop Using SPSS (Multivariate Techniques) for Lecturers Organizes by Institute of Leadership & Quality Management (ILQAM) UiTM Perak, 16 – 17 April 2009
  • SAS Base: Programming I Course for BSc (Statistics) Students Organized by Center for Statistical Studies, Faculty of Computer & Mathematical Sciences, UiTM Malaysia, 13 – 14 April 2009
  • Basic Hands-On Workshop for Lecturers organized by Institute of Leadership & Quality Management (ILQAM), UiTM Melaka, 16 – 17 June 2009
  Award
  • Dean’s Honours List – Language Prize for Excellence in Mandarin awarded by Australian – Asian Association of Victoria Inc., 1996
  • Golden Key National Honour Society – Was invited to take Honours, 1998