Motor Imagery of Brain Computer Interface with Improved Common Spatial Pattern in Analyzing EEG Signal for Stroke Patients

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Electrical and Electronics Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Mohd Ibrahim Shapiai Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasue MITSUKURA Japanese University: Keio University Year: 2015 Abstract: With effective rehabilitation, stroke patients can partially restore their motor control to regain normal life. However, traditional rehabilitation therapies, such as strengthening motor skills, mobility training, speech and language therapy, and constraint induced therapy, offer poor rehabilitation performance. Recently, brain computer [...]

Thermal Behavior of Eco-Aerated Concrete from Agro-Industrial Waste as Innovative Cool Building Wall Components

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Mohd Fadhil Md Din Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hiroshi TAKAHASHI Japanese University: Tohoku University Year: 2015 Abstract: The study was planning for the investigation of thermal behavior from the lightweight structure of building in order to mitigate the phenomena of Urban Heat Island. Scope of study will utilize local waste material and prepare the prototype buildings for the experiment. [...]

Image-guided Transbronchial Intervention Using Soft Actuator

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Dyah Ekashanti Octorina Dewi Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Koichi SUZUMORI Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2015 Abstract: One of the challenges in pulmonary radiology and interventions is image-guided system for bronchoscopy. It is an integration of imaging technology and bronchoscopy system. The added values of this integration are in generating a more accurate and comprehensive information [...]

A Comparative study of Thermal Comfort, Occupant Behavior and Energy Consumption in Office Building between Hot Humid Country and Japan

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Energy Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Bin Shaikh Salim Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Aya HAGISHIMA Japanese University: Kyushu University Year: 2014

Floating Sensor Modules for River Monitoring System

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Electrical and Electronics Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Zool Hilmi Ismail Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Toru NAMERIKAWA Japanese University: Keio University Year: 2014 Abstract: Technological advances and pressing management problems have coerced the development of a new mode of riverine monitoring system. Many human benefits derived from the earth™s ecosystems are contingent on knowing the current condition of the said ecosystems, understanding the controls on those [...]

Preparation of Bioscaffold Material from Decellularization of Cartilage for Tissue Engineering Application

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Materials Engineering Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Tatsuo Kitajima Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Azran Azhim (Former) Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Takashi USHIDA Japanese University: The University of Tokyo Year: 2014 Abstract: According to World Health Organization (WHO), “Osteoarthritis (OA) is the highest-ranking disease among the musculoskeletal diseases and contributes to approximately 50% of the disease burden in this disease group”. Therefore, a research regarding [...]

Bio-Diesel Enabled Micro Gas Turbine as Range Extender for Electric Vehicles: Design and Application Study for Asian Cities

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Srithar Rajoo Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Masayuki OCHIAI Japanese University: Tokai University Year: 2014 Abstract: The project aims to design and make a micro gas turbine which can operate on bio-diesel, consequently test the practical viability of using it as range extender in a hybrid-electric vehicle (e-REV). One of the major concerns among drivers of hybrid-to-electric [...]

Development of thermoelectricity as a clean and renewable energy for ASEAN countries

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Materials Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. BUI DUC LONG Sending University: Universiti Malaya (UM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Kaoru KIMURA Japanese University: The University of Tokyo Year: 2014 Abstract: Thermoelectricity (TE) is generated using thermoelectric devices which are used to convert waste heat from home heating, automotive exhaust, and industrial processes [4,5,6]. Thermoelectric devices or thermoelectric generators (TEG) are solid-state devices with no moving parts; they are silent, reliable, scalable and no [...]

Watershed level assessment of climate change and land use on future water security

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. ZULKIFLI BIN YUSOP Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Eichi NAKAKITA Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2013 Abstract: The study aimed at assessing the watershed level impact of climate and land use changes on water security. Specifically the study involved modelling of future flood and drought, and water quality. This study was headed by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM in Johor), Kyoto [...]