Category: 2022 Delegate

Professor Nurul Widiastuti

Dr. Nurul Widiastuti is a Professor at The Department of Chemistry, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Indonesia. Currently, she also works at Institut Teknologi Kalimantan (ITK) as a Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Research. She received her PhD from Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Australia in 2008 at the Fuels and Energy Technology Institute; her master degree from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia in 1998 and her undergraduate degree from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Indonesia in 1994.
Her research interest is focused on the development of membrane materials and adsorbent materials in the application of energy and environment. She is currently working in the laboratory of The Chemistry of Materials and Energy, Department of Chemistry. Much of her work has been on improving the preparation / synthesis and performance of membrane materials such as mixed matrix membrane (MMM), carbon membrane and polymeric membrane, mainly through the application of fuel cell, gas separation, wastewater and water treatment, and food processing. In the development of adsorption material, she has conducted research on zeolite, carbon and composite based adsorbents from industrial solid waste and biomass for the application of gas adsorption, CO2 capture, hydrogen storage and wastewater treatment.
She was awarded John Brodie Medal from Australia Engineers Association for the best paper presented in CHEMECA 2007, Melbourne, Australia and Best Presentation Award in Tokyo International Conference 2017, 6th International Conference on Engineering and Innovative Materials (ICEIM 2017), Tokyo, Japan. She used to be a member of Australia Water Association (AWA) in 2006- 2007. Also, currently, she is a member of Indonesia Chemistry Association since 2008, a member of Indonesia Zeolite Association since 2009 and a member of Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) from UK since 2014.

Dr Muhammad Ramlee Kamarudin

MUHAMMAD RAMLEE KAMARUDIN (M’08 – SM’13) received the degree (Hons.) majoring in Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, in 2003, and the MSc degree in Communication Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U.K., in 2004 and 2007, respectively, under the supervision of Emeritus Professor Peter Hall.

He has been an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia since May 2019. Prior to this appointment, he was a Senior Lecturer with the Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information and Cyber, Cranfield Defense and Security, Cranfield University, U.K., and an Associate Professor with the Wireless Communication Centre, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

He holds a Web of Science (WoS) H-Index of 23 and WoS Citations of more than 1,800. Whilst for SCOPUS, he earns H-Index and Citations of 31 and over 3,000, respectively. He has authored a book chapter of a book entitled Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications and has published over 280 technical papers in leading journals and international proceedings including the IEEE Transaction on Antennas and Propagation, the IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letter, the IEEE Antenna Magazine, the IEEE Access, the International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, and Electronics Letters.

His research interests include antenna design for 5G/6G, MIMO antennas, Array antenna for beam-forming and beam steering, wireless on-body communications, in-body communications (implantable antenna), RF and microwave communication systems, and antenna diversity. He is a Member of IET, an Executive Member of Antenna and Propagation, Malaysia Chapter, and a Member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, the IEEE Communication Society, the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, an Associate Editor for Electronics Letters and IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, and an Academic Editor for the International Journal of Antennas and Propagation.

He is currently serving as a Director of International Office of UTHM. In 2020, he received a recognition as one of Top Research Scientists Malaysia from Academy of Sciences Malaysia due to his achievement and contributions in this field.

Wang, Shin-Yang (Sunny)

Wang, Shin-Yang is an undergraduate student in the department of Applied Foreign Language at NTUST. Before attending NTUST, she used to work as a media research intern at NielsenIQ Taiwan Ltd and as an SEO intern at Incorporation. She was a member of the 2019 CUC (Chiba University of Commerce) Summer Program and was the 2nd-runner-up of the 2019 Shanghai ETC (English Talent Cup) held at Fudan University.


Yu, Hao-Hung (Tariq Batat)

Yu, Hao-Hung (Tariq Batat)

Bachelor Student

Department of Electrical Engineering

I am a half Jordanian, half Taiwanese, undergraduate senior student at NTUST. Fluent in Arabic, English, and Chinese I worked as a freelance Translator for 2 years before coming to Taiwan to study electrical engineering.

In Taiwan I took a leadership position acting as the president of NTUST’s Association of International Affairs (AIA), a student’s organization created to introduce Taiwanese culture to foreign exchange students at NTUST, and help them with any questions and request during their stay in Taiwan.

I was also the MC of the farewell ceremony of the Taiwan-Paraguay Students program, a ceremony that saw the attendance of multiple of highly ranked public figures.


Darmawansah is a Ph.D. candidate in Digital Learning and Education. He is a former high school teacher with more than ten years of teaching experience. He received a distinguished scholarship to earn a dual master’s degree at the State University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and the National Central University, Taiwan. He also receives a full scholarship from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology for his current Ph.D. study. Several awards and honors have been awarded, including the Best Presenter at the Indonesian Scholars Scientific Summit 2021 (I3S) held by the Overseas Indonesian Students Association Alliance (OISAA) and a finalist in the 2021 National 3 Thesis Minutes (3 MT) competition at the National Taiwan University. His research interests evolve around technology-enhanced learning in Language and STEM Education

Dr Farshid Sefat

Dr Farshid Sefat is Associate Professor and Programme Leader in Biomedical and Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Bradford (UK) and previously was head of Biomedical Engineering Department at King Faisal University (Saudi Arabia) and also a Visiting Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology (New Jersey, USA). He completed his post doctorate research assistant at University of Sheffield (UK) in the area of cornea tissue engineering. He received his Ph.D. (2011) and BEng. (2005) degrees from University of Bradford (UK) both in Biomedical Engineering mainly focus on bone cell engineering. He also obtained his MSc. (2006) in Cell and Tissue Engineering from Keele University (UK).

His research is based on developing biomaterials to control cellular behaviour with particular emphasis in developing engineered materials for various tissue engineering applications.  He is an author on >100 peer-reviewed journal articles, editorials and review papers and >30 book chapters/edited books. He is on the editorial boards and reviewer of >30 numerous journals including Materials Today, Acta Biomaterialia, IEEE, Bone, MDPI, Journal of Orthopaedics & Rheumatology, Materials Science and Engineering C, Journal of Biomechanics and many more.

Bakkialakshmi V. S

Ms. Bakkialakshmi. V.S from India is currently a research fellow and teaching faculty. Her qualification is M.Sc., M. Phil., M.E., (PhD) in computer science engineering gave her 15+ years of experience in Teaching + Research + Administration. She is passionate about exploring new possibilities. Her current milestone – she is the sponsored WTUN research exchange visitor, visits as a researcher to Upper Austria–Europe from India. Her international visit profits from an international collaboration between partner universities, publication in proceedings & International research project collaboration.

Her research interests are carried in the field of Affective Computing on Emotional Psychology. 10+ publications in the same research area with the following achievements.

  • “Research Scholar Excellence Award 2022” by GMRAF for research excellence in the research area of Affective computing on Emotional Psychology.
  • “News today” News Magazine publication on “Psychological effects of online learning during the covid pandemic”
  • “Trinity Mirror” News Magazine publication on “Students Emotional Psychology – Psychological effects of online learning”.
  • Total 11 articles Published and presented in Scopus Indexing/WoS Journals and conferences. Including international collaborated publications.
  • Guest Lectures and webinars presented Physically and online in multiple locations and platforms.


Dr Angelina Geetha

Angelina Geetha, Dean of Engineering and Technology, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
She graduated in Computer Science and Engineering from Guindy College of Engineering, Anna University. Further, pursued her research in the area of Web Mining specializing in Search Engine Optimization and secured her doctorate in the year 2008. Her areas of research includes Data Analytics, Web Mining, Knowledge Management and Natural Language Processing. She has to her credit a number of journal publications and conference presentations.
Basically a passionate teacher, with an experience of 25 years of teaching in higher Education Institutions. Her attention is always on practicing modern pedagogies in class room teaching.
Organized numerous workshops on modern teaching techniques namely, Activity based Learning, Exploratory Learning, Case Study Writing and Project Based Learning. She is also actively involved in Curriculum and syllabi framing leading to Outcome Based Education. Her prime interest is, bringing about innovation in teaching learning process to change the focus from “What I learnt” to “What I can do”.


Academic and Research professional with more than 15 years of experience in academic,
research, Project & Programme Management entailing start-up incubation, start-ups,
entrepreneurship, conceptualization, planning and monitoring of International & National
collaborative research/action research development projects across Microfinance, Poverty
Alleviation, Women Empowerment, Micro Enterprise Promotion, Livelihoods Promotion, MSME
Clusters, E-literacy and E-governance.

– Mentored Student Entrepreneurs and their startup venture ideas through the Hindustan
Technology Business Incubator and the Hindustan Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre.
Mentored Student Innovators for participation in PALS Innowah, MMA Business Plan Contest,
Melting Pot Pitch Fest, Tie Pitchfest, CII Startupreneurs, TIECON, National E-Bike Challenge,
Smart India Hackathon, Google OMC, ADB Open Innovation Challenge and so on.

– Teaching Courses on Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Total Quality Management, Family Business
and Organizational Theory.

– Guiding doctoral researchers in the areas of Assistive Technology, Blockchain, Social
Entrepreneurship, Organisational Change & Development, MSME Clusters, Hospitality &
Healthcare Sector and Microfinance.

Mrs T. Chandra Banu

Ms Chandra Banu is currently serving in School of Management of Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science as Associate Professor since 2015.

Before that she served in Government of India , Ministry of Defence in various capacities as Civilian Officer belonging to Armed Forces Head Quarters Civil Service (AFHQCS). She dealt with Human Resource Planning for Officer Cadre of the Indian Army when she was instrumental in introduction women officer commissioning in the Indian Army. She received the Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation. She was dealing with Indian Army’s expenditure budget for four years streamlining the system of monitoring and control of the budget. For her exemplary services she received Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation for the second time.

She has also served Defence Research and Development Organisation and Airports authority of India utilizing her expertise in Project Management and Human Resource Development. in all she has 32 years of service in Government of India. She is an alumni of University of Bradford and did MBA during 1998-99.

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