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Research Assistantship

The Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya, offers Research Assistantship (RA) to outstanding local/international students to pursue Master’s and PhD in various fields related to Engineering in our Faculty. Please browse through the offers and approach directly the contact person for detailed information.

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Program: PhD

Title of the project: 
Improvement of transmission line protection system against lightning strikes


Funding source: IIRG


Contact person: Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias

Contact person email: h.ilias@um.edu.my


Program: PhD

Title of the project:
A Critical Study on The Development of Sustainable Transportation Using Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: Indicators, Challenges and Strategic Priorities

Funding source: FRGS

Contact person: Dr. Yuen Choon Wah
Contact person email: 
yuencw@um.edu.my


Program: PhD 

Title of the project: Correlating the stability limit with CdS thin films as hole blocking layer in graphite electrode incorporated perovskite solar cells

Funding source: FRGS

Contact person: Dr. Mohammad Aminul Islam, EE, FKE, UM

Contact person email: 
aminul.islam@um.edu.my


Program: PhD 

Title of the project:
Influence of municipal solid waste alternative fuel on properties of produced cement

Funding source: IIRG, UM

Contact person: Dr. Mo Kim Hung
Contact person email: 
khmo@um.edu.my

Title of the project:

NONE


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME


REQUIREMENT:

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Norazura Muhamad Bunnori
MSc student is required
Project duration: 24 months 
Monthly Salary: RM 1800


Open for local students (Malaysian)
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 3.0 and above in Civil Engineering or related fields.

Strong interest in concrete materials,structural engineering and willing to learn new skills/fields.
Candidates must be able to work independently, self-motivated, hardworking and meet stringent datelines.

Candidates must be proficient in English (written and spoken)
*It is compulsory for the candidate to register for Postgradute studies at UM.

* Please kindly sent your CV to 
nmb77@um.edu.my for the application consideration


Program            : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) X 2 Candidates

Title of Project   :
Design of low sensitivity and high efficiency RF Energy Harvester for IoT Application

•Design of high performance kHz to MHz Oscillator

Funding Source : Motorola Solutions Foundation
                          : Faculty Grant

Contact Person : Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Harikrishnan
Contact E-mail  : hrkhari@um.edu.my


Program
: PhD 

Title of the project
Textile Failure Mechanism in Mortar-Base Composite Containing Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Fiber using Machine Learning Prediction Model

Funding source: FRGS

Contact person: Dr Tan Chee Ghuan
Contact person email: 
tancg@um.edu.my

Other detail:
 

  1. Project duration: 36 months (fully funded with tuition fee waived)
  2. Monthly Salary: RM 2000
  3. Open for local students (Malaysian)
  4. Candidates must possess a Master’s degree OR Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 3.7 and above (for direct admission to the PhD programme - Fast Track) in Civil Engineering or related fields.
  5. Strong interest in concrete materials, structural engineering and willing to learn new skills/fields.
  6. Candidates must be able to work independently, self-motivated, hardworking and meet stringent datelines.

Candidates must be proficient in English (written and spoken)


Program: PhD

Title of the project:
Development of Simultaneous Thermoelectric Properties Characterization Technique

Funding source: FRGS

Contact person: Dr Mohd Faiz Mohd Salleh
Contact person email: 
faizsalleh@um.edu.my


Program: PhD 

Title of the project: A Novel Formulation Of Hot Mix Asphalt Design Utilizing Indigenous Glass Waste

Funding source: GPF048A-2020

Contact person: Dr. Suhana binti Koting
Contact person email: 
suhana_koting@um.edu.my


Program: PhD or Masters (both are fine) - 1 candidate

Title of Project:
Microbial Self-Healing Mechanisms and Post-Healing Characterization of Cracked Concrete

Funding source: FRGS-2020

Contact person: Dr. Yap Soon Poh
Contact person email: 
spyap@um.edu.my


Program: PhD 

Title of the project: 
Sustainable Value Chain Analysis on the production of low-carbon cement (LCC) with MSW-derived RDF

Funding source: University of malaya impact-oriented interdisciplinary Research grant programme

Contact person: Dr. Onn Chiu Chuen
Contact person email: 
onnchiuchuen@um.edu.my


Program: PhD (Malaysian)

Title of the project:
IoT and AI Combined Remote Energy Data Monitoring, and Management System for Enhancing Energy Efficiency of Green Telecommunication Towers    

Funding source:GPF2020

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Saad Mekhilef
Contact person email:
saad@um.edu.my

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