The IEEE Sabah subsection was organized the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering and Technology 2020 (IICAIET2020), co-organized by the Artificial Intelligence Research Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and the Faculty of Robotics and Design, Osaka Institute of Technology (OIT), which was held at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia from 26 to 27 September 2020.

Thank you all for making IICAIET 2020 a big success….

IEEE Membership Talk, 5th Dec 2019

The membership talk was held on 05 December  2019th at Main Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The talk was jointly organized by IEEE Sabah Subsection and Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. It was conducted by Associate Professor Dr. Kashif Nisar from IEEE Sabah Subsection. The aim of the talk is to give an overview, exposure and enhance IEE Sabah Subsection memberships. During the event, participates were given the opportunity to become an IEEE member.

The IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its more than 423,000 members in over 160 countries, and its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.

Reported By Assoc. Prof. Kashif Nisar

UMS Student Branch Project: IEEE Project Competition, 2nd May 2019

The IEEE Project Competition was held on 2nd May 2019 at Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Kota Kinabalu. The aim of the competition is to provide a platform to exhibit undergraduate students’ research and design projects. The event consists of three categories, which are third-year Design Project Competition, fourthyear Final Year Project competition and Final Year Project Presentation. Seven industrial judges assisted by 12 academicians from different faculties and programs managed to judge the overall 101 participants. In conjunction with the competition, research talk and career talk titled by “Knowledge Transfer of Artificial Intelligence Research to Industry” and “Challenge of EE Engineering in Industry” are presented to 148 Electrical & Electronic Engineering students.

Reported by: Kenneth Teo Tze Kin

IEEE UMS Student Branch Appreciation Night, 14th April 2019

IEEE Night was held on 14th April 2019 at Grand Borneo Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. A total of 120 students with 9 lecturers participated in this event. The dinner is conducted to appreciate the former committees of IEEE UMS Student Branch and also to award students who have good academic and co-curriculum achievement. Three awards are granted during the dinner which are Dean-list Award, Robocon Achievement Award and Overseas Internship Award.

Membership Talk @ Politeknik Kota Kinabalu, 10 May 2019

IEEE Sabah Subsection had successfully organized IEEE Membership Talk on 9 March 2019 at Politeknik Kota Kinabalu. Our committee member, Assoc. Prof. Dr Kashif Nisar represented the IEEE Sabah Subsection to deliver the talk. The objective of this talk was aimed to promote the IEEE benefits, membership and leadership in Sabah. This event was attended by over 24 academicians from Politeknik Kota Kinabalu.

2019 AGM IEEE Sabah Subsection

Congratulations to the Newly Elected ExCom Members of IEEE Sabah Subsection 2019

Congratulations to the Second committee of IEEE Sub Section elected on 22 Jan 2019
They are as follows:

Chairperson: Assoc Prof. Dr Ismail Saad
Vice-chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Dr Muralindran Mariappan
Secretary: Dr Leau Yu Beng
Treasurer: Dr. Yew Hoe Tung

Executive Committee (Professional): Assoc. Prof. Dr Kashif Nisar
Executive Committee (Students): Dr Kenneth Teo Tze Kin
Executive Committee (Education): Dr Renee Chin Ka Yin
Executive Committee (Publicity): Dr Tan Soo Fun
Executive Committee (Community): Dr Razak Mohd Ali Lee
Auditor Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Hanafi Ahmad Hijazi
Auditor: Dr Rosalyn R. Porle

A huge thank you and appreciation to the 2018 committee members. Congratulates to the new batch and stepping forward to ensure the future of IEEE Sub Section. We wish them the best of luck! Don’t forget you can always get in touch with any committee member.

2018 Leadership Camp & Strategic Meeting Retreat, 10-11 March 2018

2018 Leadership Camp & Strategic Meeting Retreat

IEEE Malaysia Section

Date: 10-11 March 2018 (Saturday and Sunday)

Venue: Nilai Spring Resort Hotel, Putra Nilai


IEEE Malaysia Section had successfully organized Leadership Camp and Strategic Meeting Retreat on 10-11th March 2018, at Nilai Spring Resort Hotel.  Our committee members, Dr. Yew Hoe Tung (Treasurer) and Dr. Tan Soo Fun (ExeCom) represented IEEE Sabah Subsection to attend this event for the first time. The objective of Leadership Camp was to enhance the leadership among committee members of  IEEE Malaysia sub-sections, technical chapters, councils and affinity groups. Subsequently, Strategic Meeting Retreat aimed to assist committee members to prepare and align theirs annual activities and financial plans. This year the event was attended by over 40 participants from 2 IEEE Malaysia Sub Sections ( Sabah and Sarawak), 3 Affinity Groups and 25 technical chapters.


Over 35 participants from IEEE Sabah Subsections, 25 technical chapters, 2 Affinity groups and Young Professionals attended Strategic Meeting Retreat Events on 11 March 2018.

Annual Activity and Financial Plan presentation Session.

Group Discussion and Presentation Session during IEEE Strategy Realignment Workshop 1: Membership Benefits and Membership Growth, Lead by IEEE Malaysia Section Vice Chair Assoc. Prof. Fawnizu Hussin and facilitated by IEEE Malaysia Past Chair Dr. Zuhaina Zakaria, ExeCOM Dr. Haidawati Mohamad Nasir and Dr. Lee Yoot Khuan.



Activities during IEEE Malaysia Strategy Realignment Workshop 2: IEEE Technical Support Conference and IEEE Conference


Photo session during 2018 Leadership Camp and Strategic Meeting Retreat Closing Remark




Our 3rd Meeting IEEE Sabah Subsection, 8 March 2018

Thanks to all for attending this morning meeting 🙂

We had some great discussion, suggestions and are positioned to move forward!

Attendees (from left to right): Dr. Razak Mohd Ali Lee, Prof. Dr. Ali Chekima, Dr. Chin Kim On, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jamal Ahmad Dargham, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ismail, Saad, Dr. Lau Hui Keng, Dr. Mohd Hanafi Ahmad Hijazi, Dr. Tan Soo Fun and Dr. Reene Chin Ka Yin.



2018 IEEE Region 10 Annual Meeting has been conducted successfully on 3 & 4 March, 2018, at Berjaya Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia.

Malaysia Section hosted IEEE Region 10 meeting this year in Langkawi. IEEE a large, global technical professional organization with over 420,000 MEMBERS IN MORE THAN 190 COUNTRIES, is dedicated to advancing technology.

Our Chair Dr. Ismail, and Vice Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kashif in Meeting with IEEE Malaysia Section and Sarawak Subsection representatives during 2018 IEEE R10 Annual Meeting.