Sayang Mohd Deni (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
  Phone 03-55435321
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  Location B1-07
  Academic Position Associate Professor
  Qualification
  • Ph.D. (Statistics), 2010, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia, 2010
  • M.Sc. (Statistics), July 2001, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia, 2001
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics and Statistics), July 1995, University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 1995
  Teaching Experience
  • Associate Professor, Dec 2012 - present
  • Senior Lecturer, Dec 2007 – Dec 2012
  • Lecturer, 1996 – Nov 2007
  Administrative Experience
  • Main Committee Member of Advanced Computing & Communication CoRe UiTM,
  • Committee member of New Program (MSc Biostatistics), 2011-present
  • Committee member of i-Statistics Seminar 2013, 8 June 2013
  • Unit Head of Special Interest Group (Environmental Statistics) Jan 2011 – Jan 2012
  • Committee member of Curriculum Review MSc. (Applied Statistics) CS772 Nov 2010- Oct 2011
  • Committee member of i-Statistics Seminar 2011, 3 Dec 2011.
  • Facilitator of Analyzing Rainfall Data using R and S-Plus Workshop, 23 June 2011.
  • Secretariat of the Regional Conference on Statistical Sciences 2010
  • Committee member of SIG Statistical Modeling 2010
  • Committee member of INTEC Quality Day 2004 & 2005
  • Committee member of Homecoming Alumni KPP/PPP/ITM 2005
  • Committee member of Quantitative Method Research Workshop 2004
  • Committee member of INTEC Certificate Presentation Ceremony 2004 & 2005
  • Committee member of INTEC Quality Assurance (2004-2005)
  • Committee member of INTEC Academic Mission (2003-2004)
  • Committee member of ALMEC Open Day 2003
  • Committee member of International Conference On Globalisation Of Education (INCUE 2003)
  • Committee member of International Medical University Talk for A-Level Medicine students 2002
  • Committee member of INTEC A-Level Parents-Lecturer’s meeting 2002
  • Committee member of Student Development Program 2002
  • Committee member of Time Table 2000
  • Committee member of Techno Fest 1997
  Professional Membership
  • Member of IEEE
  • Member of American Statistical Association (ASA)
  • Member of Malaysian Mathematical Science Society (PERSAMA)
  • Member of Institute of Statistics Malaysia (ISM)
  • Graduate member of Institute of Mathematics and Its Application (IMA)
  Professional Activities/Contribution
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Climatology, Oct 2012-Present (2015)
  • Reviewer for Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Jan 2011-Present (2015)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Flood Risk Management, 2014 – Present (2015)
  • Reviewer for Sains Malaysiana, Jan & Apr 2012 –2014
  • Jugde for Invention, Innovation & Design Expo 2014 (iiDEX2014)
  • Judge for International Syariah Compliant Idea, Invention, Innovation and Design (ISC III
  • 2014
  • Reviewer for Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Oct-Nov 2011, April 2012
  • Reviewer for Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Apr-July 2011
  • Reviewer for Hydrological Processes, Apr-June 2011
  • Reviewer for Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, Feb-Apr 2011
  • Judge for Seminar Kebangsaan Pasca Siswazah ISM Pertama (SKism-1) 2011, 12 May2011
  • Judge for ISM-SPSS Competition on Pre-World Statistics Day, ISM, UM 9 Oct 2010
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Climatology, July 2010
  • Editor for Malaysia Institute of Statistics E-Journal, Oct 2010
  • Editor for Conference Proceeding – Regional Conference for Statistical Sciences 13-14 June 2010, Kota Bharu, Malaysia.
  • Reviewer for Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, April 2010
  • Secretariat of the Pre-World Statistics Day, ISM, 9 Oct 2010
  • Reviewer for Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Dec 2009
  • Reviewer for Conference Proceeding - First IEEE International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT 2008)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Hydrology, October 2008
  Area of Research Interest
  • Rainfall Modeling
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Computational Statistics
  • Social Science Research
  Research and Projects
  • Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Rainfall Variability at Kelantan River Basin (Ref: 600-RMI/TRGS DIS 5/3 (1/2015)
  • Enhancement of Spatial Estimation Method for Imputing Missing Data. (Ref: 600-RMI/FRGS 5/3 (58/2014)
  • Development PM10 Concentrations Prediction Models. (Ref: 600-RMI/FRGS 5/3 (40/2014)
  • Spatial and Temporal analysis of Rainfall amounts using Sum Correlated Gamma Model and Poisson-Gamma Model” (Ref:UMP.05/26.12/04/01/01(2)
  • Effects of Climate Change on the Adequacy of the Existing Water Supply System in Meeting Future Water Demands for Selangor Basin (ref: 100-RMI/INT 16/6/2)
  • Probabilistic Models for Generating the Spatial Pattern of Dry and Wet Spells (Ref: 600-RMI/ST/FRGS 5/3/FST (192/2010)
  • Attitudes and Achievements in Mathematics among Students at International Preparatory Programs (Ref. 600-BRC/ SKK.5/3/673) – IRDC-UiTM. Sayang Mohd Deni, Sanizah Ahmad and Maryani Mohd Shahrani, Completed on February, 2004
  • An Exploratory Study of Level of Awareness and Perception towards Computer Ethics among IT Educators of Institutes of Higher Learning in Lembah Klang (Ref. 600-IRDC/ SSP 5/3/1032) – IRDC-UiTM. S.Sarifah Radiah Shariff and Sayang Mohd Deni, Completed on March, 2005
  Publications Book
  • Abdul Aziz Jemain, Sayang Mohd Deni, Shariffah Suhaila Syed Jamaludin. 2015. Penyurihan Ikhtisar Data Hujan. Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.978-983-46-1929-9.
  • S. Sarifah Radiah Shariff, Sayang Mohd Deni, Zalina Zahid. 2008. Review on Statistics and Probability University Publication Centre (UPENA) UiTM. ISBN 978-967-305-076-5.
Journals
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Abdul Aziz Jemain, Mohd Talib Latif, Sayang Mohd Deni. (2015). Anomaly Detection and Assessment of PM10 Functional Data at Several Locations in the Klang Valley Malaysia. Atmospheric Pollution Research,
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Abdul Aziz Jemain, Sayang Mohd Deni. (2014). Reducing Autocorrelation Effect in the Control Chart for PM10 Curves. International Journal of Mathematical and Computational Science-IJMCS) 1(2):1-5.
  • Norlee Hainie Ahmad & Sayang Mohd Deni. (2013). Homogeneity Test for Malaysian Daily Rainfall Series. Matematika, 29(1c):141-150
  • Norlee Hainie Ahmad, Ida Rosmini Othman, & Sayang Mohd Deni. (2013). Hierarchical Cluster Approach for Regionalization of Peninsular Malaysia Based on the Precipitation Amount. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 423(1), 012018
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2012. Comparison between Mixed Probability Models and Markov Chain Models for Weekly Dry and Wet Spells in Peninsular Malaysia. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science 2197(1): 318-323.
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2012. Comparing the Severity of PM10 using Functional Descriptive Statistics: A Case Study in Klang Valley. Journal of Statistical Modeling and Analytics 3(1): 1-10. (ISBN 978-967-363-157-5)
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2012. Assessing and Comparing PM10 Pollutant Behaviour using Functional Data Approach. Sains Malaysiana 41(11): 1335-1344 (UKM, ISSN: 0126-6039, SCOPUS, ISI Thomson Reuters)
  • Norwaziah Mahmud, Abdul Aziz Jemain, Sayang Mohd Deni 2011 Probability Models to Describe the Distribution of Weekly Dry and Wet Spells in Sabah and Sarawak. Journal of Statistical Modeling and Analytics 2(1): 34-44. (ISBN 978-967-363-157-5)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Suhaila, J., Wan Zin, W.Z. & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2010. Spatial trends of dry spells over Peninsular Malaysia during monsoon seasons. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 99(3-4): 357-372. (Springer, ISSN: 1434-4483)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Abdul Aziz Jemain. & Ibrahim, K. 2010. The best probability models for dry and wet spells in Peninsular Malaysia during monsoon seasons. International Journal of Climatology 30: 1194-1205. (Wiley InterScience, ISSN: 1097-0088)
  • Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni, Wan Zin, W.Z. & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2010. Spatial patterns and trends of daily rainfall regime in Peninsular Malaysia during the Southwest and Northeast monsoons: 1975-2004. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. 110: 1-18. (Springer, ISSN: 1436-5065) )
  • Wan Zin, W.Z., Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni, Abdul Aziz Jemain, 2010. Recent changes in extreme rainfall events in Peninsular Malaysia: 1971-2005. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 99(3-4): 303-314. (Springer, ISSN: 1434-4483)
  • Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni, Wan Zin, W.Z. & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2010. Trends in Peninsular Malaysia rainfall data during the Southwest monsoon and Northeast monsoon seasons: 1975-2004. Sains Malaysiana 39(4): 533-542. (UKM, ISSN: 0126-6039, SCOPUS, ISI Thomson Reuters)
  • Wan Zin, W.Z., Abdul Aziz Jemain, Ibrahim, K., Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni, 2009. A Comparative Study of Extreme Rainfall in Peninsular Malaysia with Reference to Partial Duration and Annual Extreme Series. Sains Malaysiana 38(5): 751-760. (UKM, ISSN: 0126-6039, SCOPUS, ISI Thomson Reuters)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2009. Mixed log series geometric distribution for sequences of dry days. Atmospheric Research 92: 236-243. (Elsevier, ISSN: 0169-8095)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2009. Fitting the distribution of dry and wet spells with alternative probability models. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 104(1-2): 13-27. (Springer, ISSN: 1436-5065) Impact Factor (2012):1.327
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Abdul Aziz Jemain. & Ibrahim, K. 2009. Mixed probability models for dry and wet spells. Statistical Methodology 6: 290-303. (Elsevier, ISSN: 1572-3127, SCOPUS)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Abdul Aziz Jemain. & Ibrahim, K. 2009. Fitting optimum order of Markov chain models for daily rainfall occurrences in Peninsular Malaysia. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 97: 109-121. (Springer, ISSN: 1434-4483)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Suhaila, J., Wan Zin, W.Z. & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2009. Trends of wet spells over Peninsular Malaysia during monsoon seasons. Sains Malaysiana 38(2): 133-142.(UKM, ISSN: 0126-6039, SCOPUS, ISI Thomson Reuters)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. Probability models for dry spells in Peninsular Malaysia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences 44: 37-47. (Korean Meteorological Society, ISSN: 1976-7951, SCOPUS, SCI-E)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. Mixed geometric truncated Poisson model for sequences of wet days. Journal of Applied Sciences 8: 3975-3980. (ANSInet, ISSN: 1812-5662, SCOPUS, Asian Science Citation Index ASCI)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Abdul Aziz Jemain. & Ibrahim, K. 2008. The spatial distribution of wet and dry spells over Peninsular Malaysia. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 94: 163-173. (Springer, ISSN: 1434-4483)
  • Abdul Aziz Jemain, Suhaila, J. & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. Probability models for wet spells in Peninsular Malaysia during the periods of 1940s - 1976 & 1977 – 2004. Journal of Quality Measurement and Analysis 4: 167-178. (UKM, ISSN: 1823-5670)
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Suhaila, J., Wan Zin, W.Z. & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. Tracing trends in the sequences of dry and wet spells over Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 1: 97-110. (ANSInet, ISSN: 1994-7887, Asian Science Citation Index ASCI)
  • Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni, Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. Revised spatial weighting methods for estimation of missing rainfall data. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences 44(2): 93-104. (Korean Meteorological Society, ISSN: 1976-7951, SCOPUS, ISI, SCI-E)
  • Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. Detecting inhomogeneity in Peninsular Malaysian rainfall series. Asia-Pacific Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences 44(4): 369-380. (Korean Meteorological Society, ISSN: 1976-7951, SCOPUS, SCI-E)
  • Suhaila, J., Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. 2008. The modified spatial interpolation methods for missing rainfall data treatment. Matematika Special Edition, Part II: 605-619.(UTM, ISSN: 0127-8274, SCOPUS)
Proceedings
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Abdul Aziz Jemain, Sayang Mohd Deni. (2014). Data Preparation for Functional Data Analysis of PM10 in Peninsular Malaysia. AIP Conference Proceedings 1605, 850 (2014). Doi:10.1063/1.4887701. 6-8 November 2013, Penang, Malaysia
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Abdul Aziz Jemain, Sayang Mohd Deni. The Construction of Control Chart for PM10 Functional Data. AIP Conference Proceedings 1602, 1161 (2014). 17-19 December 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ahmad, N.H., Deni, S.M. and Othman, I.R. Hierarchical Cluster Approach for Regionalization of Peninsular Malaysia based on the Precipitation Amount. Proceedings of the Scie. Tech. 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Shaadan N., Deni S.M., Jemain AA. Monitoring air quality (PM10) using adjusted score of functional data depth. In: EEE-explore data base (scopus): The proceedings for International conference; Symposium, Humanities, Science and Engineering (SHUSER) 2013.
  • Shaadan N., Jemain AA., Deni S.M.. Data preparation for functional data analysis of PM10 in Peninsular Malaysia. In: AIP data base (scopus): The proceedings of National Symposium on Mathematical Sciences (21st) organized by USM and PERSAMA 2013.
  • Shaadan N., Jemain AA., Deni S.M. The construction of control chart for PM10 Functional data. In AIP data base (scopus): The proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Mathematical Sciences organized by UKM Bangi 2013.
  • Ahmad, N.H. & Deni, S.M. Homogeneity Test for Malaysian Daily Rainfall Series. Proceedings of the 1st ISM International Statistical Conference 2012, Sept 4-6, 2012, Persada Johor.
  • Deni S.M. & Jemain, A.A. Comparison between Mixed Probability Models and Markov Chain Models for Weekly Dry and Wet Spells in Peninsular Malaysia. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2012 (WCE 2012), July 4-6, 2012, London, United Kingdom, ISBN:978-988-19251-3-8.
  • Yahya, S.N.H.S.a, Tahir, W.a, Ramli, S.a, Deni, S.M.b, Arof, H.c, Saaid, M.F.M.c Improved estimation of radar rainfall bias over Klang River Basin using a Kalman Filtering approach. ISBEIA 2012 IEEE Symposium on Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications, ISBELA 2012; Bandung; Indonesia; 23 September 2012 through 26 September 2012; Article number 6422906, Pages 368-373.
  • Wardah, T., Sharifah Nurul Huda, S. Y., Deni, S.M. & Nur Azwa, B. Radar Estimates Comparison with Kriging Interpolation of Gauged Rain. 2011 IEEE Colloqium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (CHUSER 2011), Dec 5-6 2011, Penang, Malaysia, page 93-97, ISBN 978-1-4673-0021-6, Digital Object Identifier : 10.1109/CHUSER.2011.6163877
  • Norshahida Shaadan, Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. An Alternative Statistical Approach in Assessing and Comparing PM10 Behaviour During the Two Extreme Haze Years (1997 and 2005). Proceeding of the Seminar on Science of Tropical Climate Change System, 29-30 June 2011, Puri Pujangga, Unversiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, pg. 121-129.
  • Norwaziah Mahmud & Sayang Mohd Deni. Probability Models To Describe The Distribution Of Weekly Dry And Wet Spells In Sabah And Sarawak. Proceeding of the Regional Conference On Statistical Sciences 2010 (RCSS'10), 13-14 June 2010, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, pg. 184-194, ISBN 978-967-363-157-5.
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. Modeling dry spells with mixed log series geometric distribution. Australian Statistical Conference 2008, 30 June – 3 July 2008. Melbourne, Australia.
  • & Abdul Aziz Jemain. Tracing changes in dry and wet spells over Peninsular Malaysia. Proceeding of the International Seminar on Climate Variability, Change and Extreme Weather Events, 26-27 February 2008, Danau Golf Club, UKM.
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Suhaila Jamaludin & Abdul Aziz Jemain. Probability Models for Wet Spells in Peninsular Malaysia. Proceeding of the International Conference on Mathematical Sciences, 28-29 November 2007, Equatorial Hotel Bangi.
  • Suhaila Jamaludin, Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. The impacts of adjoining wet days on the distribution of daily rainfall amount for Malaysian rainfall data. Proceeding of the 9th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences, 12-14 December 2007, Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam, Selangor.
  • Fredolin T. Tangang, Liew Juneng, Abdul Aziz Jemain, Wan Zawiah Wan Zin, Suhaila Jamaludin & Sayang Mohd Deni. Climate variability, change and extreme weather events in Malaysia. Proceeding of the National Seminar on Socio-Economic Impacts of Extreme Weather and Climate Change. 21 – 22 June 2007, Putrajaya.
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & Abdul Aziz Jemain. Peringkat Optimum Model Markov bagi Hujan Harian di Semenanjung Malaysia (1971-2000). Prosiding Kolokium Siswazah Ke-6, Pusat Pengajian Sains Matematik, Fakulti Sains Teknologi/UKM, 2006.
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & S. Sarifah Radiah Shariff. Gender Differences in the Level of Awareness and Perception towards IT among IT Educators in Lembah Klang. Proceeding of the Conference on Scientific and Social Research 2005, Kuala Terengganu.
  • Sayang Mohd Deni, Sanizah Ahmad & Mariyani Mohd Shahrani. Attitudes and Achievement in Mathematics among Students at International Preparatory Programs. Proceeding of the Conference on Scientific and Social Research 2004, Kuching, Sarawak.
  • Sayang Mohd Deni & S. Sarifah Radiah Shariff. An Exploratory Study on Attitudes and Achievement of Mathematics of INTEC Students. Proceeding of the INTEC Academic Conference 2004, Shah Alam, Selangor.
  • S. Sarifah Radiah Shariff & Sayang Mohd Deni The Level of Awareness and Perception toward Computer Ethics among the IT Educators of Institutes of Higher Learning in Lembah Klang. Proceeding of the INTEC Academic Conference 2004, Shah Alam, Selangor.
  Award
  • UiTM Academic Award 2010– Journal Article Category (11 Feb 2011)
  • Excellent Service Award 2015
  • Excellent Service Award 2010
  • Full PhD Scholarship Award from Universiti Teknologi MARA (Dec 2005 – Dec 2009)
  • Excellent Service Award 2003
  • Full Masters Scholarship Award from Universiti Teknologi MARA (May 2000 – June 2001)
  • Full Bachelor Scholarship Award from Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) (1993 – 1995)
  • Outstanding Performance Award during final year B.Sc. (Mathematics and Statistics) (July 1995)