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Research Institute for Digital Connectivity is an establishment that draws on fusion of engineering, data science, social science and creative domains to develop breakthrough innovations that provide holistic solutions for enhanced connectivity experience for the community and industry.

Powering Connectivity Evolution

OBJECTIVE

To be a premier research institute in generating innovations for advanced connectivity ecosystems that enhance digital living experience.

MISSION STATEMENT
  • To conduct impactful research and technology transfer in digital connectivity solutions for rapid benefits to communities and industries.
  • To grow and strengthen expert talents in multi-disciplinary research for connectivity ecosystems.
UNIQUENESS

Full solution spectrum for digital connectivity ecosystems

RESEARCHERS
DIRECTOR
Prof. Dr. Mohd Ridzuan Mokhtar

Dr. Mohd Ridzuan Mokhtar is no stranger to those in the engineering field. He started his career as an academic with Multimedia University, Malaysia in the Faculty of Engineering in February 2005. He is currently a full-fledged professor at the faculty.

His education in engineering began in the mid 90’s where he successfully graduated with First Class Honours B.Eng. degree from the renowned King’s College London in 1998. In 2005, he was conferred with a PhD in optoelectronics from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

Receiving sponsorship from the Technology Strategy Board in the U.K., Prof. Mohd Ridzuan was given the opportunity to become a Research Fellow at the City University, London from 2009 to 2010. Upon his return to Malaysia, he was appointed as the Director of Collaboration and Innovation Centre at Multimedia University, Malaysia from 2011 until 2018.

He is currently the Director of Research Institute for Digital Connectivity at Multimedia University, Malaysia, who oversees interdisciplinary innovations for enhanced connectivity experience. As for his professional affiliations, he is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), U.K. and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council (EC) U.K. His research passion includes fundamental and applied research of fiber optic sensors and optical communication systems.

He has authored or co-authored more than 70 scientific and technical papers, holds 2 pending patents, and led projects with over RM1.2 million worth of funding from the Malaysian government and industry.

RESEARCH AREAS
Systems
Wireless, optical, copper, power line, SDN/NFV, LoRa
Methods
Modulation, interface (VR, AR, 3D, hologram, avatar), AI networking
Information
Data analytic, signal processing, selective Filtering
Devices
System components, auxiliary components, enabling devices, material processing
Sensory
Sensing elements, sensor networks
Business
Market survey, advertisement, digital connectivity leadership, communication
Design
Appliances, terminals, interface
Impact
Acceptance, community service, sentiment analysis
Regulation
Privacy, standards, policy
MEMBERS
Prof. Dr. Chuah Teong Chee

Professor in Digital Communications

Prof. Dr. Osman Mohamad

Dean, Graduate School of Management

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lim Heng Siong

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Normiza Mohamad Nor

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Ching Seong

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gobbi A/L Ramasamy

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Ai Hui

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

INVITED MEMBERS
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Kim Geok
  • Prof. Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
  • Dr. Mardeni Roslee
  • Dr. Azlida Ibrahim @ Ghazali
  • Dr. Azlan Abd. Aziz
  • Dr. Nurul Nadia Ahmad
  • Dr. Azwan Mahmud
  • Dr. Tawfig Ahmad A. Eltaif
  • Dr. Tan Chee Keong
  • Dr. Tan Saw Chin

PROJECTS

  • All
  • Completed
  • On Going
  • research
ACHIEVEMENTS
National Inventics Institute of Romania,10th European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation at Palace of Culture, Romania
International Excellence in Creativity Special Award
10th European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation at Palace of Culture, Romania
Gold Medal (Champion)
GALLERY
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