Cities worldwide are becoming acknowledged for their smart initiatives in infrastructure, community engagement, wellness, and sustainable development. The ultimate aim is happiness for the citizens. Digital Cities Research Institute addresses this through digitalisation in research, consultancy and education.

Digital Cities, Smart Citizens


To promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life, a clean sustainable environment and applications of smart solutions.


Improve the quality of life of the people in the city. Focus on their wellbeing, from the economic,
social, and technological perspectives


Smart City – for the needs of its people

Prof. Dr. Peter Charles Woods

Professor Dr. Peter Woods is a renowned academic and researcher of Knowledge Management in Multimedia University, Malaysia. He is responsible in spearheading research in intelligent cities and postgraduate research in Knowledge Management.

Prior to his tenure with MMU, Prof. Woods was a Professor of Architecture at Universiti Malaya from 1995 to 2001. Previously he was a senior lecturer at North London Polytechnic, Sheffield Hallam University, the National University of Singapore and Manchester University.

As for his publication experience, Prof. Woods has contributed to 8 books, 4 Government Reports (UK), 30 refereed journal articles, 40 international conference papers, and innumerable local conferences and seminars.

Being a globally active academic and researcher, Prof. Woods is not a stranger to many international organisations and international bodies. He was a member of Malaysia Low Energy Expert Panel from1996 to 1998, a member of the Low Energy Design Panel, International Energy Agency from1998 to 2007, and a Malaysian Representative, Asia e-Learning Network (AEN) from 2003 to 2004. He was also the Knowledge Management Expert for Hong Kong PolyU and a Visiting Professor at Future University Khartoum, Sudan.

Governance of cities
Efficient governance, leadership, e-democracy, transparency
Infrastructure and connectivity
Capture and integration live real-world data
Territorial Dimension
Urban biodiversity, risk prevention, climate change and resilience, urban-rural linkages
Urban Prosperity
Green economy, efficient use of resources, waste management, knowledge and innovation, productive model
Urban Quality
Inclusive public space, compact city, infrastructure and mobility, public transportation, adequate housing.
Urban Welfare
Public safety, culture and diversity, equality, demographic aging, social inclusion
Healthy Urban Habitats
Air quality, sustainable energy, water cycle
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chong Chin Wei

Associate Professor, Faculty of Management

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Koo Ah Choo

Associate Professor, Faculty of Creative Multimedia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Madhubala A/P Bava Harji

Associate Professor, Faculty of Applied Communication

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ts. Sreenivasan Jayashree

Associate Professor, Faculty of Management

  • Dr. Khong Chee Weng
  • Dr. Junita Shariza
  • Wong Chui Yin
  • Dr. Azman Bidin
  • Dr. Junainah Mohd Mahdee
  • Dr. Lim Yan Peng (Forest)
  • Dr. John See
  • Dr. Tenku Norishah Tenku Shariman
  • Kavitha Balakrishnan
  • Anusuyah a/p Subbarao
  • Lee Boon Leong
  • Dr. Patrick Soh Chin Hooi
  • Dr. Lim Kok Yoong
  • Lilian Anthonysamy
  • Suhana Mohamed Salleh
  • Dr. Ojo Adedapo
  • Dr. Juhanita Jiman
  • Fajrul Norman Rashid
  • Cheong Soon Nyean
  • Dr. Alan Downe
  • Dr. Najwa Abu Bakar
  • Prof. Dr. Murali Raman


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  • On Going
  • research
Disrupt-IT Challenge 2018
3rd Prize
Integrated Smart Parking Systems, Mr. Cheong Soon Nyean
MTE Invention and Innovation Award 2018
Silver Medal
Integrated Smart Parking Systems, Mr. Cheong Soon Nyean
ITEX 2018 - 29th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition
Gold Medal
Integrated Smart Parking Systems, Mr. Cheong Soon Nyean

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