Nuru'l-'Izzah Othman

  Phone 03-55435354
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  Location U2-67
  Academic Position Senior Lecturer
  Qualification

B. Sc. Ed. (Hons.)

MSc (IT)

Phd. (Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences – Computational Mathematics)

  Education

Bachelor of Science with Education, University Malaya (1986)

Master of Science (IT), Universiti Teknologi MARA (2002)

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology and Quantitative Sciences – Computational Mathematics), Universiti Teknologi MARA (2015)

 

Working Experience

Previous Employment and Responsibilities

1. SMK Ahmad, Pekan, Pahang (1986 – 1988)

Head of Subject (Modern Mathematics)

2. SMK Dato’ Sheikh Ahmad, Arau, Perlis (1989 – 1992)

Head of Subject (Chemistry)

3. SMK (P) Bukit Kuda, Klang, Selangor (1994 – 2000)

Head of Subject (Chemistry)

Head of School Resource Centre

 

Current Employment and Responsibilities

1. Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam (2001 – current)

Lecturer (2001 – 2008)

Head of Programme (Computational Mathematics: Feb 2005 – Dis 2006)

Senior Lecturer (2008 – current)

 Coordinator (CS773_Master of Science in Applied Mathematics) : Sept 2015 – Aug 2017

Coordinator of PRISMA (Publication Repository Information System Management) for Mathematics Department

Chairperson 2 of Master of Science in Applied Mathematics Curriculum Review Committee : 1 Aug 2016 – 31 Jul 2018, 1 April 2019 - 31 Mac 2021

 STEM@UiTM Coordinator (Mathematics Cluster) : Sept 2017 – Dis 2019

Coordinator of MASMED (Malaysia Academic of SME & Entrepreneurship)

Associate Member of Advanced Analytics Engineering Centre : 2018 – 2020

Liason Officer for MOA UITM-ITS

Resource Person (MAT426: Mathematical Modelling)

Resource Person (MAT441: Calculus II)

Resource Person (MAT471: Calculus II (Old Syllabus))

Resource Person (MAT700: Computational Mathematics)

Supervisor (Final Year Project – Degree Level)

Supervisor (Industrial Training – Degree Level)

Supervisor (Dissertation – Masters Level)

Co-supervisor (Thesis – Phd Level)

Examiner for Final Year Project (Degree Level)

Examiner for MSc. in Applied Mathematics (Dissertations)

Examiner for MSc. in Applied Mathematics (Proposals)

Viva Panel of examiners (MSc. in Applied Mathematics)

Panel of examiners for postgraduate colloquium session

Vettor (Final Examination – Calculus II)

Second Examiner (Linear Algebra, Calculus for Engineers)

Academic Advisor

Mathematics Clinic Consultant

  Courses Taught

Past Teaching Responsibilities

Pre-Calculus, Calculus I, Engineering Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Mathematical Modeling, Computational Mathematics, Calculus II, Calculus III

Current Teaching Responsibilities

Linear Algebra I

 

  Expertise

Mathematics e-Assessments

Invited ForumPanel for Selangor STEM Education Symposium 2019

Invited participant for “Bengkel Kerja Menilai Kerangka Literasi Matematik PISA 2021” (2 August 2018: Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia)

Invited participant for “Bengkel Kerja Penilaian Pencapaian Malaysia Dalam PISA” (16 – 19 October 2018: Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia)

Invited speaker for Maple Software Workshop (UiTM Sabah)

nvited speaker for Maple Software Workshop (UiTM Melaka)

Invited Speaker (Program Selangkah ke Sarjana dan Kedoktoran, UiTM Seremban 3)

Master of Ceremony (Faculty and University events)

Speech writer (UITM 90th Convocation 2019)

  Professional Membership

Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society (PERSAMA)

Malaysian Mathematics Educators Society

  Research Interest Automated marking of mathematics e-assessment
  Research Projects E-Science Fund: Assessment Engine for Mathematical Expressions (2009 - 2011)

Project Code: 01-01-01-SF0235

RIF: Evaluation of AZI Marking Engine Performance on Exponent and Logarithm Problems (2012 - 2014)

Project Code: 600-RMI/DANA 5/3/RIF(222/2012)

RIF: Carbon Price Modeling – An Approach Towards Setting Up a Malaysian Carbon Price (2012 - 2014)

Project Code: 600-RMI/DANA 5/3/RIF(404/2012)

  Publications

Manual

Nuru'l - 'Izzah Othman et al. (2007). Calculus I: Laboratory Manual in Maple 9. Shah Alam : University Publication Centre (UPENA). 108 pages.

Editor

Calculus I: Laboratory Manual in Maple 9. Shah Alam : UPENA. 108 pages.

Proceedings Articles

Nor Idayu Mat Rifin, Nuru’l-‘Izzah Othman, Shahirulliza Shamsul Ambia & Rashidah Ismail. (2018, August 15 – 16). Improved Conditional Value-At-Risk (CVaR) Based Method for Diversified Bond Portfolio Optimization. In Soft Computing in Data Science. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Soft Computing in Data Science (SCDS 2018), Bangkok (Published by Springer at  https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-13-3441-2).

(Best Paper Award). Scopus indexed.

Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman & Zainab Abu Bakar. (2017, April 27). Computational technique for stepwise quantitative assessment of equation correctness. In AIP Conference Proceedings, 1830 (1). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4980896. Scopus indexed.

Ros Fadillah Deraman, Mahfuzah Mahayadin, Siti Zaharah Mohd Roslan, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman, Mohd Agos Salim Nasir. (2016). Theoretical analysis of numerical integration rule for nonlinear goursat problem. Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology, 5(1), 1-6

(Indexed by Google Scholar & MyJurnal)

Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman, Arsmah Ibrahim & Zainab Abu Bakar. (2014, March 18 - 20). Automatic Stepwise Correctness Assessment of Constructed Mathematical Response Schemes, In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on E-learning and E-Technologies in Education. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on E-learning and E-Technologies in Education, Kuala Lumpur (97 – 105). Curran Associates Inc. 978-0-9891305-4-7 (Indexed by Google Scholar)

Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman, Zainab Abu Bakar, Arsmah Ibrahim. (2012). Mathtoken-based automated marking technique for free-response mathematics assessment. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Analysis and Algebra (ICAAA2012). June 20 – 24, Istanbul, Turkey.

Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman, Zainab Abu Bakar, Arsmah Ibrahim. (2010). Step-by-step quantitative assessment of student-constructed mathematics responses. In ICL 2010 Proceedings (pp. 875 – 879), Conference ICL2010, September 15 – 17, Hasselt, Belgium.

Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman, Zainab Abu Bakar, Arsmah Ibrahim. (2010). Accurateness evaluation of an IR-based marking engine for mathematics assessment. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Retrieval & Knowledge Management (CAMP) 2010, (pp. 18 – 23). March 17 – 18, Shah Alam, Malaysia. Available at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=5466955&tag=1

 Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman. (2009). Correctness evaluation of the structural representation of mathematical expressions in automated marking. In Proceedings of the National Symposium on Mathematical Sciences (pp. 296 – 301). December 15 – 17, Melaka.

Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman. (2009). IR-based framework of free-response mathematics assessment marking engine. In Proceedings of the International Congress of Engineering Education (ICEED ’09) (pp. 60 – 65). December 7 – 8, Kuala Lumpur. Available at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/ abs_all.jsp?arnumber=5490611

Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman. (2009). Correctness of automated marking technique based on structural similarity of mathematical expressions. Discovering Mathematics, 31 (2), 79 – 89.

Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman. (2009). Structural similarity measure for mathematics assessment marking engine. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and their Applications. June 9 – 11, Bukit Tinggi, Sumatera, Indonesia.

Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman. (2009). Assessing the line-by-line performance of n_gram String Similarity Method. In Proceedings of the Conference on Scientific and Social Research. March 13 – 15, Melaka.

Arsmah Ibrahim, Zainab Abu Bakar, Nuru’l – ‘Izzah Othman. (2007). Automated marking of linear algebraic equations using n_gram method. Jurnal Fakulti Teknologi Maklumat dan Sains Kuantitatif, 9 (1), pp. 1 – 13.

 

  Awards

Inventions, Innovations and Designs (IIDEX) 2016 (Silver Award)

Inventions, Innovations and Designs (IID) 2007 (Silver Award)

Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2008 (Silver Medal)

Excellent Service Award (MOE) : 1997

Excellent Service Award (UiTM) : 2004

Excellent Service Award (UiTM) : 2007

Excellent Service Award (UiTM) : 2014

Anugerah PERSAMA 2016 (PhD Thesis Award – Consolation Price) : 2016

Title: Computational Model of Stepwise Quantitative Assessment of Equations Correctness

Best Paper Award (SCDS 2018)

Title: Improved Conditional Value-At-Risk (CVaR) Based Method for Diversified Bond Portfolio Optimization