Marina Yusoff (Dr.)

 

Contact No

03-55211201

 

Email

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Location

T2-29

 

Academic Position

Senior Lecturer

 

Current Position

Fellow Researcher at Institute for Infrastructure Engineering and Sustainability Management

 

Qualification

  • MSc IT UiTM, 2003
  • Bachelor Computer Science USM, 1996
  • PhD in Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences, UiTM, 2011
 

Working Experience

Previous appointment (1996-2004)

Company Name:

SIRIM Berhad

     

Company Industry:

Standard and Research

Company Location:

Shah Alam

Designation:

Senior Executive IT

Start Date:

April 2000

End Date:

Feb 2004

Job Description:
Managing, monitoring, creating, analysis, design, system documentation and system’s implementation using ASP, VB, Forte and Java in the Web Environment. Also a trainer for the developed software and systems.

Project List:

  • Leave Management System (cover 15 types of leaves)
  • Personalization System (Web-based)
  • Testing Management System (Web-based)
  • Portal Development
  • Data warehouse project with Redbrick

 

Company Name:

Heitech Padu Berhad (under Software Alliances)

Company Industry:

IT

Company Location:

Permodalan Nasional Berhad

Designation:

Analyst Programmer/System Analyst

Start Date:

June 1996

End Date:

April 2000

Job Description:
Planning, monitoring, analysis, design, coding, system documentations (follow the ISO 9001) and system’s implementation for Heitech Padu Berhad, Permodalan Nasional Berhad and Road Transport Department. Also as a trainer for Lotus Domino Administrator and Designer as well as application developer.

Project List:

  • Procurement Management System
  • Room Booking System
  • Road Transport Department up front System
  • Asset Management
  • Project Monitoring System
  • Discussion Management
 

Subject Taught

Bachelor Degree

  • ITS 462 Fundamental of Artificial Intelligence
  • ITS 660 Artificial Neural Network
  • CSP 650 Final Year Project (Intelligent System)
  • ITS 463 Logic and Artificial Intelligence
  • ITS 666 Evolutionary Algorithms
  • ITS 667 Data Mining

Master

  • SYS 751 Advanced Decision Support System
  • ITS Advanced Knowledge Management Technology
  • MIT 724 Information intelligence
 

Area of Interest

  • Optimization
  • Intelligent System Development
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Image Processing
 

Administrative Experience

  • Fellow Researcher at Institute for Infrastructure Engineering and Sustainability Management (IIESM)
  • ISO Coordinator at Institute for Infrastructure Engineering and Sustainability Management (IIESM)
  • Director of Program: Artificial Intelligence CAMP 2013
  • Co - chair of International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference (InCIEC 2013)
  • Deputy Director Committee of New Centre of Excellence, FSKM
  • Advisor for Artificial Intelligence Club
  • Head of RIG : Genetic Computation
  • Secretary of Master of Intelligent System Engineering
  • Web Master at Institute for Infrastructure Engineering and Sustainability Management (IIESM)
  • Committee members in various events
 

Professional Contribution and Expertise

  • Editor of Conference Proceedings of the International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Springer Publication, 2013
  • Facilitator of Professional Infosys Program
  • Track Chairs for IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering (CHUSER 2013)
  • Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Computing, FSKM
  • Panel of Judge Expo Keusahawanan Fakulti Kejuruteaan Awam 2013
  • Invited Speaker for Workshop for Beginners to Programming and Intelligent System for Engineering 2013
  • Invited Speaker for Workshop Publication, IIESM 2013
  • Panel of PhD Defend Research Proposal
  • Panel of Master Defend Research Proposal
  • Panel of PhD Mock Up Viva
  • Panel of Master Mock Up Viva
  • Website Developer for InCIEC 2013
  • Website Developer for InCIEC 2014
  • Website Developer for ICNC 2014
  • Auditor ISO UiTM
  • Panel for undergraduate project presentation
  • Panel for postgraduate colloquium
  • Panel for postgraduate students admission interview
  • Reviewer for international conferences
  • Reviewer for International Journal Far East Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence 2010
 

Professional Membership

  • IEEE Computer Society
  • MITS - 2009
 

Research

Completed Research

  • Evacuation Routing Optimizer (EROP)
  • Intelligent Graphology
  • A Study on Evacuation Route Planning using Optimization Approach

On-going Research

  • Exploiting Evolutionary Computational Models in Dynamic Evacuation Problem
  • Shoulder Performance for Rectangular Mortise and Tenom Connection
  • Autism Detection and Classification
  • Lateral Resistance Timber Joints Theoretical Modification and Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Rules Mining for Genetic Variants
 

Consultancy

  • Kajian Penetapan Yuran di IPTS, granted by Ministry of Education, Malaysia.
 

Publication

Book/ Handbook/ Module

 

  • Buku Perancangan Strategik IIESM, 2013
  • Handbook Final Year Project
  • Greenie in Programming Java A Beginner’s Module for Workshop for Beginners to Programming and Intelligent System for Engineering

 

PhD Thesis

 

  • Flash flood evacuation with discrete particle swarm optimization, 2011

Journal

  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, DPSO based on a min-max approach and clamping strategy for the evacuation vehicle assignment problem. Neurocomputing Journal, IF 1.634. Accepted 2012.
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization with a Search Decomposition and Random Selection for the Shortest Path Problem, International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications, vol 4, pp. 578-588, 2012.
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A Modified Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization for Solving Flash Floods Evacuation Operation, International Journal of Computers.Vol 5, Issue 4. pp 460-467. 2011.
  • Azlinah Mohamed, Marina Yusoff, Itaza Afiani Mohtar, Sofianita Mutalib and Shuzlina Abdul Rahman, Constraint Satisfaction Problem Using Modified Branch and Bound Algorithm, WSEAS Transactions on Computers, Issue 1, Volume 7, pp. 1 – 7, January 2008, ISSN: 1109-2750SCImago (Journal Rank) = 0,038 Indexing: 05.76% (Acceptance Rate)

Chapters in Book

  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, DPSO Based on Random Particle Priority Value and Decomposition Procedure as a Searching Strategy for the Evacuation Vehicle Routing Problem, 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP 2012 Neural Information Processing Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) Volume 7665, 2012, pp 678-685, (ISI)
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A Multi-valued Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization for the Evacuation Vehicle Routing Problem, InProceeding in Advances in Swarm Intelligence in LNCS (Vol. 6728, pp. 182-193). Beijing: Springer-Verlag, 2011 (ISI)
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, Solving Vehicle Assignment Problem Using Evolutionary Computation, In: Y. Tan, Y. Shi, and K.C. Tan (eds.): ICSI 2010, Part I, LNCS 6145, pp. 523–532, 2010. ISSN: 0302-9743 ISBN-10: 3-642-13494-7 ISBN-13: 978-3-642-13494-4 (ISI)
  • Sofianita Mutalib, Shuzlina Binti Abdul Rahman, Marina Yusoff, Azlinah Binti Haji Mohamed ,Turf Grass Irrigation Using Neuro-Fuzzy System, 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP 2012, Neural Information Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7666, 2012, pp 644-651.(ISI
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A Vehicle Priority Selection Algorithm for Evacuation Planning, In: Gervasi, O., Murgante, B., Lagana, A., Taniar, D, Mun, Y., Gavrilove, M. (eds.) Computational Science and its Applications: Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5072, Part 1, pp. 1222-1234, Springer-Verlag, Jun 2008 ISBN: 978-3-540-69838-8, ISSN: 0302-9743 (SCOPUS)

 

Proceedings

  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A Two-tier Solution for Disaster Relief Management, IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications, 2013
  • Rohana Hassan, Azmi Ibrahim, Zakiah Ahmad, Marina Yusoff, Double-bearing Strength Properties of Two Tropical Hardwoods, International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (INCIEC 2013), Springer Publication, 2013
  • Marina Yusoff, Nurfatin Farhan Mohd Jamil, Noor Elaiza Abd Khalid, Evolutionary Algorithm for Inventory Problem, 2013 IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications, 2013
  • Marina Yusoff, Mohd Sharil Salji, Rohana Hassan, Particle Swarm Optimization for Single Shear Timber Joint Simulation, International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (INCIEC 2013), Springer Publication, 2013
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization for Solving a Single to Multiple Destinations in Evacuation PlanningIn Proceeding of 13th WSEAS International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Computational Techniques and Intelligent Systems (MAMECTIS'11)(SCOPUS/ISI)
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization with Random Selection for The Shortest Path Problem,International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition, SoCPaR 2010, Paris France, 7-10 December 2010, art. no. 5685867, pp. 133-138. (IEEE/SCOPUS/ISI)
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, An Improved Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization in Evacuation Planning. International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SOCPAR’09), IEEE Computer Society, ISBN:978-0-7695-3879-2/09, 2009.(IEEE/SCOPUS/ISI)
  • Shuzlina Abdul Rahman, Rohayu Yusof, Sofianita Mutalib, Marina Yusoff, Azlinah Mohamed,Slant Algorithm for Online Signature Recognition, In: Mastorakis, N.E., Croitoru, A., Balas, V.E., Son, E., Mladenov, V. (eds.) Recent Advances in Evolutionary Computing: Artificial Intelligence Series: A Series of Reference Books and Textbooks, WSEAS Press, pp. 152 - 157, March 23 – 25, 2009 ISBN: 978-960-474-067-3 ISSN: 1790-5109 (SCOPUS/ISI)
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A. Optimization Approaches for Macroscopic Emergency Evacuation Planning: A Survey. Proceedings of Int. Symposium on Information Technology (ITSIM’08), IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2327-9, 2008. (IEEE)
  • Marina Yusoff, Junaidah Ariffin, and Azlinah Mohamed, A. An Overview of Emergency Evacuation Planning Development Proceedings of Int. Conference on Civil Engineering (ICEE’08): Challenges in Facing Natural Hazards for Future Engineering Practise, 2008. (IEEE)
 

Supervision

PhD

  • Norul Hidayah Isa - Dynamic Solutions with Computational Intelligence
  • Siti Fatimah Che Osmi - Hybrid Computational Methods for Mud Flow
  • Norzehan Sakamat – Handwriting

Master by research

  • Nurul Hidayah Surmazalan - Corrosion Prediction using Swarm Intelligence
  • Atiah Zaini - Rainfall Estimation with Hybrid Intelligent Methods

Completed Master Dissertation / Project (MSc IT)

  • Azman Kasim – Competency Model for School Teachers
  • Suhaimi - will be added
  • Nurul Ain – Development of Mobile Workforce Monitoring System utilizing Satelite Related Technology

 

Final Year Project (partial list)

 

  • Corrosion Prediction using BPNN
  • Autism Expert System
  • Advisory System for Autism based on Severity Levels
  • Shoe Print Recognition
  • Dynamic Flood Evacuation using PSO
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Optimizing End Distance for Single Shear Strength
  • Inventory Optimizer
  • Intelligent Fire Evacuation System
  • Road sign analyser
  • Student Performance Clustering using Artificial Immune System
  • Mosquito Identification
 

Awards

  • PhD scholarship award 2007 Ministry of Higher Education
  • Service Excellence Award : 2006
  • Silver Medal in Invention Innovation and Design Competition 2010, UiTM, Malaysia, Project Title: Vehicle Routing Optimizer (VRO)
  • Silver Medal in Invention Innovation and Design Competition 2009, UiTM, Malaysia, Project Title: Flash Flood Evacuation Route Planning (FFERP)
  • Silver Medal in IIDEX 2013, Project title: Intelligent Supermarket Navigator
  • Bronze Medal in IIDEX 2013, Project title: Mosquito Larvae Identification System (MLIS)