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Norazlina Bte Saidin

Academic Qualification

  • Fiber Optics - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Master of Engineering - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Engineering ( Telecommunication ) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)

Norazlina Bte Saidin (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Norazlina Saidin received the B.Eng. in Telecommunications in 2005 and started her career as a Technical Support at the VADS Berhad, Kuala Lumpur in 2005. She joined academia when she was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer at the Centre for Affiliate and Diploma Programme, Multimedia University, Malacca for two years.
At the same time, she furthered her studies in MSc.Eng Telecommunication at University of Malaya and was granted the MSc.Eng in 2010. She joined International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) as a Matriculation Teacher in 2007 and was promoted to Matriculation lecturer in 2010 with the Department of Information and Communications Technology, Centre for Foundation Studies.
She obtained her Ph.D degree in Fiber Optics from Photonics Research Centre, University of Malaya in 2015 with her thesis "Development of Thulium doped and co-doped Fiber Lasers for 1.9 micron Region Operation". She has successfully published eight journal papers in a high impact journal in the area of Photonics. She is currently a lecturer with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Interdisplinary Engineering ~ Optical Engineering - Fiber Optics

Teaching Responsibilities

COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING LAB II 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
COMPUTER I 2009/2010
ELECTRIC CIRCUITS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LAB 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2015/2016
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LAB 1 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
ENGINEERING LAB I 2015/2016 2014/2015
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 1 2023/2024 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
MATHEMATICS II 2009/2010 2008/2009
OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
PHYSICS 2009/2010 2008/2009
PHYSICS II 2010/2011
PROJECT II 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
SEMINAR 2022/2023
USRAH IN ACTION 1 2021/2022
USRAH IN ACTION 2 2022/2023


Design And Characterization Of Wearable Zinc-Oxide Piezoelectric Nanogenerator On Textile.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Characterization Of Silicon Carbide Mosfets Under Proton And Neutron Radiation.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Development Of Zinc Oxide Nanorods For Hydrogen Gas Optical Sensor.
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
Detection Of Acetone Gas Using Optical Sensor Coated With Zno-Tio2 Nanorods.
Master Completed 2023 Main Supervisor
Design And Properties Analysis Simulation Of Highly Birefringence Photonic Crystal Fiber As Pressure Sensor.
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Design Characterization Of Large Mode Area Ytterbium Doped Fiber Laser.
Master Completed 2021 Co-supervisor
Development Of Radiation Tolerant On Doped Fiber Bragg Grating For Neutron Radiation .
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Proton Radiation Effects On Optical Transceiver System Of Satellite At Near Equatorial Low Earth Orbit.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor
Zno Nanorod For Wearable Textile Energy Harvester Application.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor

Research Projects

2022 - 2023 Investigation of the Effect of Proton and Heavy Ion Radiation on Silicon Carbide Schottky Diodes (SD) Electrical Characteristics
2022 - 2022 IEEE Pre-University STEM Portal Grant: Telecom Engineer at a Glance
2021 - 2023 Solid State Lighting: World of Colors for Humanity
2018 - 2022 Identification of Acetone Biomarkers in Exhaled Breath using Novel Properties of Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Nanorods Optical Sensor for Diabetes Detection
2016 - 2020 Single Event-Transient Effects(SET) on 3T and 4T CMOS Active Pixel Sensors (APS)
2015 - 2017 Microfiber-based Fiber Optic Displacement Sensor for Measuring Uric Acid Concentrations
2023 - Present Knowledge Transfer and Fostering Women Empowerment in Fashion Design Industry: Leveraging Digital Media Platforms for AI-Driven Entrepreneurship in Banting Selangor
2023 - Present Enhanced Radiation Tolerant of Doped Fiber Inscribed Bragg Grating in Neutron Radiation for Sensor Application
2021 - Present Space Radiation Effects on Optical Transceiver System of Satellite at Near Equatorial Low Earth Orbit
2019 - Present High Resolution 4H-Silicon Carbide Electron Radiation Detector
2018 - Present The fundamental properties of passive Q-switched ytterbium doped and ytterbium co-doped fiber lasers by carbon nanotubes and graphene based saturable absorbers
2015 - Present Characterization and Modelling of Thermal Diffusion in a Low Absorption Material by Z-scan Technique with High Repetition Rate Femtosecond Laser



2024 Effect of proton radiation on gallium nitride light emitting diodes. Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 13 (1) pp. 194-201
2024 Radiation-induced degradation of silicon carbide MOSFETs – a review. Materials Science & Engineering: B, 300 () pp. 1-13
2023 Long period fiber grating for refractive index sensing. Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology, 30 (2) pp. 154-162
2023 Low-temperature detection of acetone gas using ZnO-TiO2 nanorod on tapered multimode fiber decorated with Au-Pd thin films. Optical Fiber Technology, () pp.
2022 Characterization of ZnO–TiO2-coated tapered fibres synthesized by a low-temperature hydrothermal method. Ukrainian Journal of Physical Optics, 23 (2) pp. 96-106
2021 Induced electron radiation effect on the performance of inter-satellite optical wireless communication. Plos One, 16 (12) pp. 1-15
2021 Passively Q-switched ytterbium-doped fiber laser employing samarium oxide as saturable absorber. IIUM Engineering Journal, 22 (1) pp. 58-67
2019 Investigation on the mass sensitivity of quartz crystal microbalance gas sensor using finite element simulation. Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 8 (2) pp. 460-469
2019 Optical fiber coated Zinc Oxide (ZnO) nanorods decorated with Palladium (Pd) for hydrogen sensing. Optical Materials, 96 () pp. 1-2
2019 Silicon carbide schottky diodes forward and reverse current properties upon fast electron radiation. Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 8 (2) pp. 428-437
2018 Finite element simulation of miniaturized ZnO/Si SAW sensor for rapid detection of dichloromethane gas. Advanced Science Letters, 24 (11) pp. 8966-8969
2018 Influence of electron irradiation on the electroluminescence spectra of white InGaN light emitting diodes. Ukrainian Journal of Physical Optics, 19 (3) pp. 159-164
2018 Influence of growth duration to the Zinc Oxide (ZnO) nanorods on single-mode silica fiber. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 10 (2-7) pp. 73-77
2018 Microfiber-based sensor for measuring uric acid concentrations. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 10 (2-7) pp. 49-52
2017 Dual-wavelength thulium ytterbium Co-doped fiber laser. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 8 (2) pp. 457-461
2017 Growth of well-arrayed ZnO nanorods on single-mode silica fiber and evaluation of its light scattering. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 59 (9) pp. 2196-2201
2016 Q-switched 2 μm thulium bismuth co-doped fiber laser with multi-walled carbon nanotubes saturable absorber. Optics & Laser Technology, 83 () pp. 89-93
2015 Enhancement of thulium– ytterbium doped fiber laser efficiency using dual-pumping method. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 57 (2) pp. 285-287
2014 Q-switched thulium-doped fibre laser operating at 1900 nm using multi-walled carbon nanotubes saturable absorber. The Journal of Engineering, () pp. 1-5
2014 Thulium bismuth co-doped fiber lasers at 1901 nm by 802 nm pumping. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 2 (5) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2024 Pencil graphite on paper: facile approach for fabrication of flexible strain sensors. In: ICSIMA 2023 The 9th IEEE International Conference on Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications 2023,
2023 Assistive shopping tool for the visually impaired. In: 2023 9th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE),
2023 Degradation of InGaN LEDs by proton radiation. In: 8th International Conference on Business and Industrial Research (ICBIR 2023),
2023 Finite element simulation of single Zinc Oxide nanorod for piezoelectric nanogenerator. In: 14th IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nanoelectronics (RSM 2023),
2023 Macro-bending effect of single-mode fiber for glucose sensor. In: 9th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE 2023),
2021 Acetone liquid sensing based on fiber optic Mach-Zehnder interferometer. In: 2021 IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nanoelectronics (RSM),
2021 Graphene-oxide coated on fiber Bragg Grating for temperature sensor. In: 2021 8th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE),
2020 Electrical characterization of material thickness based on free space method using patch antennas. In: IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference 2020,
2020 Relative humidity sensor based on tapered plastic optical fibre with full-and spiral-patterned agarose gel coating. In: 2020 18th IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD),
2019 Design and simulation of film bulk acoustic wave resonator (FBAR) gas sensor based on ZnO thin film. In: "2019 IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nanoelectronics (RSM)",
2019 Samarium (III) oxide thin film as a saturable absorber for the passively Q-switched Tm-doped fiber laser. In: Photonics Meeting 2019, The 2nd Annual Conference and Workshop,
2019 Single-mode fiber coated with zinc oxide (ZnO) nanorods for H gas sensor applications. In: 2019 IEEE International Conference on Sensors and Nanotechnology,
2018 Design and simulation of electroacoustic sensor for exhaled breath analysis. In: 7th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering, ICCCE 2018,
2018 Reliability study of silicon carbide Schottky Diode with fast electron irradiation. In: 7th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering, ICCCE 2018,
2017 Performance configuration of Raman-EDFA hybrid optical amplifier for WDM applications. In: International Technical Postgraduate Conference (Tech-Post) 2017,
2016 Comparison of cladding shaped of Tm/Yb doped fiber laser for optimum lasing efficiency. In: 2016 IEEE 6th International Conference on Photonics (ICP2016),
2013 All-fiber graphene passively q-switched nanosecond thulium doped fiber laser at 1900 nm. In: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications, ICSIMA 2013,