Sanizah Ahmad

  Phone 03-55435458
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  Location B3-08
  Academic Position Lecturer

MSc Applied Statistics (Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2003)

BSc (Honours) Mathematics (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1994)

  Expertise Robust Statistics, Survival Analysis, Statistical Modeling

Teaching Experience

Precalculus, Calculus, Business Calculus

Probability and Statistics, Business Statistics, Applied Probability and Statistics

  Administrative Experience

• Resource Person for QMT400/STA400 (Probability and Statistics) (1 Jul 2012-30 Jun 2015)

• Head of Quality, INTEC, UiTM (Feb2004-Feb 2006)

• Resource Person for PMA111 (Algebra and Trigonometry) (1 June 2004 – 31 May 2005)

• Resource Person for PMA125 (Precalculus) (1 June 2004 – 31 May 2005)

• Core Person for UPP Mathematics (1996)


  Professional Membership
  • Malaysian Mathematics Society (PERSAMA)-life member
  • Institut Statistik Malaysia (ISM)-life member
  ch Grants

• Robust Parameter Estimation for Survival Data Analysis in the Presence of Extreme Value Observations (Outliers). Nur Niswah Naslina Binti Azid@Maarof, Sanizah Ahmad, Az’lina Abdul Hadi, Mohd Rizam Abu Bakar, Norin Rahayu Shamsuddin (600-RMI RAGS 5/3 (15/2012)) (Dec2012-Dec2014)

• A New Robust Parameter Estimation Method in Partial Least Squares Regression (PLSR) for High-Dimensional Data. Sanizah Ahmad, Mazni Mohamad, Norazan Mohamed Ramli, Azami Zaharim (600-RMI/FRGS 5/3 (7/2012)) (Apr2012-Apr2015)

• A New Robust Diagnostic Algorithm to Detect Outliers in Logistic Regression. Sanizah Ahmad, Norazan Binti Mohamed Ramli, Habshah Midi(600-RMI/ST/FRGS 5/3/FST (29/2010))(completed 2012)

• Potential Factors for Human Capital Development Based on Selected Demographic Profiles. Ruzela Tapsir, Ahmad Saat, Sanizah Ahmad, Kamiliah Ab Wahab, Mohd Hassan Awang Boon, Siti Fatahiyah Mahmood, Kahartini Abdul Rahman (600-IRDC/SSP/FRGS 5/3/2087) (completed Mar 2010)

• Exploring Mathematics Anxiety Level in Calculus at UiTM. Ruzela Tapsir, Sanizah Ahmad, Yap Lai Choo (IRDC Project 600-IRCD/SSP 5/3/1359) (completed April 2006)

• Predicting the Risk of Recidivism of Drug Addicts using Survival Analysis. Sanizah Ahmad, Rosma Mohd Dom, Fadilah Abdul Rahman, Rosha Mohamed (IRDC Project 500-INTEC (PPLN. 18/3/1) (completed Feb 2005)

• Attitudes and Achievement in Mathematics Among Students at International Preparatory Programs . Sayang Mohd Deni, Sanizah Ahmad, Mariyani Mohd Shahrani (IRDC Project 600-UiTM [Sek. 17(5/2/0)] (completed Feb 2004)

• Analysis of Muslim Marriages using Survival Data-A Case Study. Sanizah Ahmad

Project for Master of Science (Applied Statistics), Universiti Putra Malaysia (30 October 2002)

• Study of Mathematics Anxiety Phemomenon in the Institution of Higher Learning – ADP Case Study. Adibah Shuib, Ruzela Tapsir, Nabilah Abdullah, Sanizah Ahmad. (BRC Project) (completed 1997)


  Publications in Journals
  1. Ahmad, S. Ramli, N.M. & Midi, H. (2010). Robust Estimators in Logistic regression: A Comparative Simulation Study. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical MethodsVol. 9 No.2.
  2. Ahmad, S., Midi, H., Ramli, N.M., (2011), Diagnostic for Residual Outliers using Deviance Component in Binary Logistic Regression. World Applied Sciences Journal, (14(8):1125-113. (Scopus)
  3. Mahmood, S.F.,Tapsir, R., Saat, A., Ahmad, S., Wahab, K.A., Boon, M.H.A., Rahman, K.A., Parental Attitude and Involvement in Children's Education: A Study on the Parental Aspiration among Form Four Students in Selangor, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier, 42 (2012) 117-130.
  4. Tapsir, R., Rahman, K.A., Saat, A., Wahab, K.A., Boon, M.H.A., Ahmad, S., Mahmood, S.F.,Assessment of Preferred Learning Styles of Form Four Students from Various Schools in the State of Selangor and Federal Territory, Malaysia, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier, 42 (2012) 82-91.
  Publications in Proceedings
  1. Sanizah Ahmad, Habshah Midi, Norazan Mohamed Ramli, Detection of Outliers in Logistic Regression, Extended Abstract of Fundamental Science Congress 2010 (FSC2010) Symposium of Mathematics.

2. Sanizah Ahmad, Habshah Midi, Norazan Mohamed Ramli, A Comparative Study of Outlier Detection Procedures in Logistic Regression, Proceeding Seminar Kebangsaan Aplikasi Sains dan Matematik 2010 (SKASM 2010) sempena Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik.

3. Sanizah Ahmad, Norazan Mohamed Ramli & Habshah Midi. A Comparative Analysis on the Performance of Robust Estimators in Logistic Regression, Proceeding Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik (SKSM 17) in Mahkota Hotel Malacca on 15-17 December, 2009.

4. Ruzela Tapsir, Ahmad Saat, Kamiliah Ab Wahab, Sanizah Ahmad, Mohd Hassan Awang Boon, Kahartini Abdul Rahman, Siti Fatahiyah Mahmood. A Study on the Importance and Satisfaction Level on Quality of Life for Teenagers in Selangor and Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. © Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Science, Technology and Social Sciences 2010. (ISBN: 978-983-2607-23-6) is published by the Universiti Teknologi MARA Pahang.

5. Siti Fatahiyah Mahamood, Ruzela Tapsir, Ahmad Saat, Sanizah Ahmad, Kamiliah Ab Wahab, Mohd Hassan Awang Boon, Kahartini Abdul Rahman. Parental Attitude and Involvement in Children’s Education: A Study on the Parental Aspiration among Form Four Students in Selangor. Published in Proceeding ASEAN Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies (AcE-Bs 2010). ISBN: 978-967-363-082-0.


Master’s Project

• Hasfariza Binti Farizad (July 2013) The Determinants of the Dissolutions in Marriages: A Comparisons Between Cox Pproportional Hazards and Weibull Models

• Muhammad Jaffri B Mohd Nasir (Jan 2013)Comparison of Ordinary and Robust Harmonic Regression in Fitting Daily Mean Sea Level of West and East Peninsular Malaysia.

• Wan Nur Farhana Mohd Yunus (Jan 2013)A Comparative Analysis of Robust Methods in the Linear Regression Model

• Siti Aisyah Nawawi (Jul 2012)Detection of Multiple Outliers in Linear Regression

• Noorazilah Binti Ibrahim (Jan 2012 )A Comparison of Outlier Diagnostic Methods in Binary Response Data



Practical Training

• Arni Norlina Binti Mohamad (Sep 2013) Customer’s Perceptions Toward Service Quality at JAIS

• Melissa Ang Azlan(Jan 2013) Proposing Statistical Audit to be Used in Audit Process

• Laily Hidayu Bt Zulmahdi (Jan 2013) Customer’s Satisfaction towards Counter Service at SOCSO

• Fatin Hanani Bt Md Noh (Sep 2012) Analysis of Optimum Sample Size in Two-Stage Cluster Sampling: A Preliminary Study in Selangor

• Faisara Binti Mohammad Stia (Sep 2012) A Study on the Job Stress Among the Employees of State Immigration Dept of Selangor

• Nurakmal Bt Baharum (Jan 2012) Study on Users’ Expectation and Satisfaction for Functions in Car Audio System for Malaysian Market

• Nur Syuhada Bt. Ali (Oct 2011) The Effectiveness of the Poverty Eradication Programme by FAMA