Rohana Embong

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  Location U2-65
  Academic Position Lecturer (Study Leave)
  Qualification
  • MSc (Pure Math) UMIST, UMIST and The Victoria University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1997
  • BSc (Math) State University, Iowa, United States of America, 1987
  • Diploma Penterjemahan, Persatuan Penterjemahan Malaysia dan Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 1992
  Teaching Experience
  • Senior Lecturer: Since 1 March 2009
  • Lecturer: 2 January 1992 – 28 February 2009
  Subject Taught
  • Real Analysis
  • Algebraic Structures
  • Calculus I, II & III
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Algebra & Trigonometry
  Administrative Experience
  • Coordinator; Pre-University Mathematical Program, Pusat Pendidikan Persediaan, ITM; 1992 – 1995
  • Resident Staff; Kolej Kediaman Seksyen 18, Shah Alam, 1993 – 1996
  Professional Membership
  • Malaysian Mathematical Society (Persatuan Sains Matematik Malaysia, PERSAMA), since 1994, life membership
  • Persatuan Pendidikan Matematik Malaysia, since 2000.
  • Persatuan Penterjemah Malaysia, 1992 – 1993
  • Alumni, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, since 2009
  Professional Activities/Contribution
  • Panel of Interviewer for Public Service Department Scholarship: 1995
  • Pemeriksa kertas peperiksaan akhir: Program Usahasama UiTM. 2000, 2002 – 2009
  Area of Interest
  • Medical image processing
  • Islamic financial
  Paper Presented
  • Hamidah Maidinsah, Rohana Embong, Eng Wat Kim, Nor Maizan & Rashidah Ismail. 2004. Motivasi Dalam Rekabentuk Buku Teks Matematik Tingkatan Satu: Dari Perspektif Pelajar. Pembentangan Poster. Seminar Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke-12 (SKSM04), Selangor, Malaysia, 23-24 Disember 2004
  • Rohana Embong, Eng Wat Kim & Hamidah Maidinsah. 2005. Penilaian buku teks tingkatan satu di sekolah-sekolah bandar di Selangor: Aspek motivasi. Seminar Matematik, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 28-29 Disember 2005
  • Rohana Embong. 2007. Haar wavelet transformation on time series data. Mathematics Colloquium, UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. 19 Januari 2007
  • Rohana Embong & Maizatul Akmar Nor Azmi. 2007. Denoising on Haar wavelet transformed time series data. Seminar Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke-15 (SKSM07), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 5-7 Jun 2007
  • Hamidah Maidinsah, Rashidah Ismail, Eng Wat Kim, Nor Maizan Abd Aziz, & Rohana Embong. 2007. Faktor motivasi dalam rekabentuk buku teks matematik tingkatan satu di Selangor. Conference on Scientific & Social Research 2006/2007 (CSSR 06/07), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 3-4 July 2007
  • Rohana Embong. 2007. Detection and classification of microcalcification in mammography images using fuzzy-snake algorithm. Post-Graduate Colloquium, UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 19 November 2007
  • Rohana Embong & Sharifah Sarimah Syed Abdullah. 2007. Denoising time series data using Haar wavelet packet transformation. The 3rd IMT-GT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications (RCMSA07), Penang, Malaysia, 5-6 December 2007
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad & Arsmah Ibrahim. 2008. Mathematics role on breast cancer awareness in the society. Seminar Kebangsaan Matematik dan Masyarakat 2008 (SKMM08), Kuala Trengganu, Trengganu, Malaysia, 13-14 February 2008
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad & Arsmah Ibrahim. 2008. Mathematics role on breast cancer awareness in the society. Mathematics Colloquium, UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 7 March 2008
  • Rohana Embong. 2008. Image Segmentation of Mammography Images by Fuzzy C-means Clustering Algorithm. Post-Graduate Colloquium, UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 28 May 2008
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad, Rozi Mahmud, Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar & Nurul Ain Ismail. 2008. Image Segmentation of Mammography Images Using Fuzzy C-means Clustering Algorithm. Seminar Kebangsaan Aplikasi Sains dan Matematik 2008 (SKASM08), Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia, 24-25 November 2008
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman & Tahir Ahmad. 2008. The Relation of Fuzzy Weight Exponent and Cluster Centre in Fuzzy C-means Clustering Algorithm for Mammography Images. National Seminar on Fuzzy Theory and Applications 2008 (NSFTA08), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 16 December 2008
  • Rohana Embong. 2009. Evaluation of Area of Breast Abnormality of Fuzzy C-means Clustering and Snake Algorithms Segmentized Images. Post-Graduate Colloquium, UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 19 May 2009
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad, Rozi Mahmud, Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar & Md Saion Salikin. 2009. Pixel area validation of segmented malignant tumors in digital mammographic images. The 5th IMT-GT International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Their Applications (ICMSA09), Bukittinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia, 9-11 June 2009
  Publication
  • Rohana Embong, Eng Wat Kim & Hamidah Maidinsah. 2005. Penilaian buku teks tingkatan satu di sekolah-sekolah bandar di Selangor: Aspek motivasi. Prosiding Seminar Matematik, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 28-29 Disember 2005. ISBN: 983-43151-0-4: pp 51-59
  • Rohana Embong et al., . 2007. CALCULUS 1: Laboratory Manual in Maple. University Publication Centre (UPENA), UiTM. ISBN: 983-3644-39-2
  • Rohana Embong & Maizatul Akmar Nor Azmi. 2007. Denoising on Haar wavelet transformed time series data. Prosiding Seminar Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke-15 (SKSM07), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 5-7 Jun 2007. UPENA. ISBN: 978-967-305-000-0
  • Hamidah Maidinsah, Rashidah Ismail, Eng Wat Kim, Nor Maizan Abd Aziz, & Rohana Embong. 2007. Faktor motivasi dalam rekabentuk buku teks matematik tingkatan satu di Selangor. Proceedings of the Conference on Scientific & Social Research 2006/2007 (CSSR 06/07), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 3-4 July 2007. UPENA. ISBN: 978-967-305-014-7
  • Rohana Embong & Sharifah Sarimah Syed Abdullah. 2007. Denoising time series data using Haar wavelet packet transformation. Proceedings of the 3rd IMT-GT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications (RCMSA07), Penang, Malaysia, 5-6 December 2007. ISBN: 978-983-3986-25-5
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad & Arsmah Ibrahim. 2008. Mathematics role on breast cancer awareness in the society. Prosiding Seminar Kebangsaan Matematik dan Masyarakat 2008 (SKMM08), Kuala Trengganu, Trengganu, Malaysia, 13-14 February 2008: pp 288-295
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad, Rozi Mahmud, Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar & Nurul Ain Ismail. 2008. Image Segmentation of Mammography Images Using Fuzzy C-means Clustering Algorithm. Prosiding Seminar Kebangsaan Aplikasi Sains dan Matematik 2008 (SKASM08), Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia, 24-25 November 2008: pp 215-220
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman & Tahir Ahmad. 2008. The Relation of Fuzzy Weight Exponent and Cluster Centre in Fuzzy C-means Clustering Algorithm for Mammography Images. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Fuzzy Theory and Applications 2008 (NSFTA08), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 16 December 2008: pp FAST section
  • Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abd Rahman, Tahir Ahmad, Rozi Mahmud, Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar & Md Saion Salikin. 2009. Pixel area validation of segmented malignant tumors in digital mammographic images. Proceedings of the 5th IMT-GT International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Their Applications (ICMSA09), Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia, 9-11 June 2009
  Research Project/Grant Project:
  • Kesan rekabentuk buku teks matematik tingkatan satu terhadap tahap motivasi pelajar tingkatan satu di sekolah-sekolah bandar di Selangor. UiTM, Shah Alam. January 2004 – May 2005.
  • Graphic user interface application of mammography image segmentation for breast cancer detection. UiTM, Shah Alam. Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abdul Rahman & Zainab Abu Bakar. 1 July 2008 – 1 July 2009.
  • Detection of Breast Cancer Region Using Fuzzy C-means Clustering. UiTM, Shah Alam. Rohana Embong, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abdul Rahman, Tahir Ahmad, Rozi Mahmud, Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Md Saion Salikin & Mazani Abdul Manaf. PhD research: since July 2007.
  • Breast Cancer Detection using Snake Algorithms. UiTM, Shah Alam. Rohana Embong, Siti Salmah Yasiran, Abdul Kadir Jumaat, Wan Eny Zarina Wan Abdul Rahman, Tahir Ahmad, Rozi Mahmud, Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Md Saion Salikin & Mazani Abdul Manaf. PhD research: since July 2007.
Grant:
  • Kesan rekabentuk buku teks matematik tingkatan satu terhadap tahap motivasi pelajar tingkatan satu di sekolah-sekolah bandar di Selangor. UiTM (IRDC): 600-IRDC/SSP.5/3/956, January 2004 – May 2005
  • Graphic user interface application of mammography image segmentation for breast cancer detection. UiTM (Dana Kecemerlangan): 600-IRDC/ST/DANA 5/3/Dst(62/2008), 1 July 2008 – 1 July 2009
  • Fuzzy clustering algorithm on mammographic image segmentation. MHE (Fundamental Research Grant): 600-MI/ST/FRGS 5/3/Fst (24/2008), 1 November 2008 – 30 October 2010
  Supervisions
  • Mazeedah Bt Haji Md Zin. December 2005 – April 2006. Determining Process Time for Car Loan Application Using ARENA.
  • Umi Kalsom Bt Ibrahim. December 2005 – April 2006. Determining Uruf Zakat of Gold in Negeri Sembilan.
  • Nurulhuda Bt Abdul Manaf. December 2005 – April 2006. Determining Tender Evaluation for Permodalan Nasional Berhad Using APPLET (2nd supervisor).
  • Dayang Zakiah Bt Abang Sharbini. July 2005 – April 2006. Population Dynamics in Sarawak: Comparison Between Rural and Urban (2nd supervisor).
  • Maizatul Akhmar Bt Norazmi. December 2005 – November 2006. Denoising Time Series Using Haar Wavelet Transformation.
  • Maswati Bt Suffian. July 2006 – November 2006. Determining Tender Evaluation at Malaysia Airports Berhad Using Fuzzy Logic.
  • Muhammad Hafiz Bin Abdul Aziz. July 2006 – November 2006. Simulation of Tender Application to Identify Process Time.
  • Nor Zaihan Bt Zakaria. January 2007 – April 2007. E-math for e-learning: Calculus 1 (MAT183).
  • Sharifah Sarimah Bt Syed Abdullah. July 2006 – April 2007. Haar Wavelet With Lifting Scheme on Time Series Information.
  • Maimun Bt Abdullah. January 2007 – October 2007. Image segmentation by fuzzy c-means algorithm.
  • Nor Eleena Bt Yusoff. July 2007 – October 2007. Plant metabolite profiling.
  • Nurul Ain Bt Ismail. July 2007 – April 2008. Fuzzy c-means image clustering.
  • Abdul Kadir Bin Jumaat. July 2007 – April 2008. Comparison of GVF Snake and Balloon model in the segmentation of breast abnormality in mammography images.
  • Wan Mohd Nazri Bin Wan Mustaffa. January 2008 – October 2008. Image segmentation by using FCM clustering in mammographic images.
  • Nuril Zahara Bt Md Zin. July 2008 – April 2009. Segmentation of mammographic images using Snake algorithms.
  • Norhidayah Bt Samat. July 2008 – April 2009. Comparison on different types of noise removal and image enhancement methods for mammographic images (2nd supervisor).
  • Mohd Ridhwan Bin Zulkifli. January 2009 – October 2009. Identifying breast abnormality region based on pixel values in mammographic images.
  • Azwani Bt Aziz. July 2009 – April 2010. Cluster validity of FCM by the partition coefficient and the partition entropy.
  • Nor Azrin Bt Ahmad Mustaffa. July 2009 – April 2010. Cluster validity of FCM by the propotion exponent, and the separation and compactness.
  Award
  • Best Presenter award for social science at the Conference on Scientific & Social Research (CSSR) 2007.
  • Best Research Abstract at Hari Bertemu Pelanggan IRDC UiTM 2008.
  • Bronze medal (Innovation) at the Invention, Innovation and Designs (IID) UiTM 2009.
  • Bronze medal (Innovation) at the Invention, Innovation and Designs (IID) UiTM 2009.