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Advanced Communication Engineering Centre of Excellence and School of Computer and Communication Engineering are pleased to announce that we will be hosting 1st International Symposium on Engineering and Technology (ISETech 2019) on 23rd December 2019 at Putra Regency Hotel, Kangar, Perlis with this year theme of “Driving Engineering and Technology towards Humanity”.

The aim of this symposium is to provide a platform to professionals, researchers, academicians and industries to share and generate interest in cutting-edge applications, challenges and issues in the area of electronics and computer applications. The theme of this year’s conference was chosen in view of the current revolution and the rapid development in the field of electronics in line with the economy development and humanity. Several number of keynote speakers will be invited to share their idea of the current trend in electronic and computer applications.

Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. The technological revolutions of the 21st century are emerging from entirely new sectors, based on micro-processors, tele-communications, bio-technology and nano-technology. Products are transforming business practices across the economy, as well as the lives of all who have access to their effects. The most remarkable breakthroughs will come from the interaction of insights and applications arising when these technologies converge. Science and technology are key drivers to development, because technological and scientific revolutions underpin economic advances, improvements in health systems, education and infrastructure.

Keynote Speaker


1. Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Sharifah Hafizah Syed Ariffin (UTM)

Profile:Assoc Prof Ir Dr Sharifah Hafizah Syed Ariffin is currently the Deputy Director of UTM Academic Leadership (UTMLead), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru. Dr. Sharifah is involved in a number of IoT research project as well as Wireless Sensor Network. Her current research interest are on Internet of Things, Ubiquitous computing and smart devices, Wireless sensor networks, IPV6, Handoff Management, Network and Mobile Computing System and software Defined Network (SDN). She had published over 118 papers, 17 copyrights, 1 integrated circuit (IC), and 1 trademark. Currently she is a member of IEEE and IEEE Communication Society. Dr Sharifah Hafizah received her B.Eng (Hons) from London, in 1997, and obtained her Master of Electrical Engineering (MEE) and Ph.D in 2001 and 2006 from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and Queen Mary, University of London, London respectively. She is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru.

2. Dr Shahrul Yazid Yahaya (Intel Malaysia)

Keynote Topic: Human Aspects of Artificial Intelligence

Profile: Dr Shahrul Yazid Yahaya is currently leading one of R&D organizations at Intel Malaysia where he manages a platform design and development team. He has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of product engineering, software development, manufacturing technology development, out-sourcing, program management, product design engineering and research management. Dr Shahrul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration, and an Engineering Doctorate in Engineering Business Management. He had been invited to share his expertise and experience through several academic, research, workshop and consultancies.