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Mohd. Zulfaezal Bin Che Azemin

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melbourne Institut of Technology University (RMIT)
  • Master of Biomedical Engineering - Masters Degree, Monash University, Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electronics Majoring in Computer - Bachelor Degree, Multimedia University (MMU)
  • Machine Learning Certificate - Certificate, COURSERA

Mohd. Zulfaezal Bin Che Azemin (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


zulfaezal@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Optometry ~ Opto-Optical Sciences - Ocular imaging
  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Artificial Intelligence ~ Machine Learning - Machine learning on biomedical data
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Medical Device, Equipment and System ~ Artificial Intelligent Diagnostic System - Biomedical image/signal processing


Professional Membership


  • 2017 - 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (MEMBER), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • 2019 - 2042: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Technologist), Malaysia Board of Technologist


Teaching Responsibilities


ACOUSTICS FOR AUDIOLOGY & SPEECH SCIENCES 2014/2015 2012/2013 2016/2017 2013/2014 2015/2016
ACOUSTICS FOR AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH SCIENCES 2016/2017
ANTERIOR OCULAR PATHOLOGY 2017/2018
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 1 2013/2014
DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE PROCESSING 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019 2016/2017 2020/2021 2014/2015 2015/2016
HEALTH INFORMATICS 2016/2017 2015/2016
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 1 2016/2017 2018/2019 2014/2015 2015/2016 2019/2020 2012/2013 2013/2014 2020/2021 2017/2018
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 2 2016/2017 2019/2020 2020/2021 2012/2013 2018/2019 2013/2014 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2021/2022
IT & HEALTH INFORMATICS 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019
MONOCULAR VISUAL PROCESS 2012/2013
OPHTHALMIC INSTRUMENTS 2019/2020 2017/2018 2018/2019 2020/2021
OPHTHALMIC OPTICS AND DISPENSING 1 2020/2021 2015/2016 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019 2019/2020
OPHTHALMIC OPTICS AND DISPENSING 2 2017/2018 2016/2017 2012/2013 2019/2020 2014/2015 2020/2021 2018/2019 2015/2016
OPTICS 2016/2017 2015/2016 2012/2013 2013/2014 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022 2017/2018 2014/2015 2018/2019
OPTICS FOR OPTOMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION 2012/2013 2013/2014 2015/2016 2014/2015
OPTOMETRY CLINIC 1 2017/2018
PSYCHOACOUSTICS AND BASIC AUDIOMETRY 2013/2014
PUBLIC HEALTH OPTOMETRY 2014/2015 2015/2016 2017/2018 2016/2017
VISUAL OPTICS 2019/2020 2016/2017 2017/2018 2020/2021 2015/2016 2018/2019 2012/2013 2014/2015 2013/2014


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2021 IIUM Blue Light Hazard App: Transferring Optical Knowledge on the Circadian and Retinal Hazard of Blue Light to the Malaysian Optometrists
2018 - 2020 Application of Machine Learning Techniques on Biomedical Images
2017 - 2019 Impact of multiple types of pterygium on the anterior corneal curvature and changes in ocular surface features
2017 - 2017 Khidmat Perunding Sebagai Pensyarah Pakar Sambilan di Universiti Malaysia Pahang
2017 - 2020 Factors Influencing the Perceived Acceptance of Smartphone Application for Clinical Skills Enhancement among Nursing Students
2016 - 2017 KAJIAN KEPENTINGAN ADANYA MAKLUMAT BERKAITAN PEKERJAAN DALAM DOKUMEN IDENTITI, REKOD KESIHATAN DAN SIJIL KEMATIAN DI MALAYSIA
2015 - 2019 Development of a calssification system to determine the rate and types Quran recitation errors among proficient and beginner Quran reciters
2015 - 2019 Investigation on the Use of a New Model of High-Fidelity Simulation Learning Environment (SLE) in Audiology Training
2014 - 2016 Weighted Watson-Crick Automata and Applications in Halal Authentication
2014 - 2017 Characterizing Pterygium Fibrovascular Tissue using Hybrid Feature Selection Technique
2013 - 2015 Establishment of Expert System to Predict Cardiovascular Risk Using Features from Retinal Vasculature
On-Going
2021 - Present Cellular Morphology and Vasculature Changes on Ocular Surface in Pediatric Ocular Allergy
2020 - Present Predicting Spatial Displacement based on Intraocular Image Design using Convolution Neural Network
2019 - Present Cellular behaviour and cornea stromal response as a clinical predictor of visual performance after excimer laser refractive surgery
2019 - Present Analysis and Design of Unsupervised Federated Intelligence for Early Lung Cancer Screening
2019 - Present A novel investigation on the effects of different levels of optically induced blurred vision on visual search performance
2019 - Present Evaluation of sound therapy intervention for emotional regulation in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) children using suppression Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emission (DPOAE) and Auditory-Sensory Gating tests (Project 2)
2018 - Present Predicting respirator fitting using facial dimension, physiological and psychophysical responses data of Malaysian workers
2018 - Present Prototype development of comprehensive pterygium prediction software utilizing multiple pterygium morphologies
2018 - Present Systemic Approach on the Book of Life: Methods, Theories and Implications
2017 - Present Identification of Potential Sound Therapy Methods for Working Memory and Auditory Sensory Gating Intervention in Children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
2015 - Present Multiparameters Contrast Detail Phantom Using Cylindrical Double Hole Acrylic Blocks for Radiographic Quality Control Tool


Award & Recognition


01 Feb, 2020 Best Paper Award - IPN Education Group International
01 Jul, 2019 Best Researcher Award - Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences KCDIO


Publications


Article

2021 A systematic review on prevalence, risk factors, clinical diagnosis and medical management of dry eye disease in the Arab population. African Vision Eye Health, 80 (1) pp. 1-7
2021 Listening effort between auditory-only, visual-only, and auditory-visual speech perception in normal hearing listeners as measured using pupillometry. International Journal of Allied Health Science, 5 (3) pp. 2252-2252
2021 Predicting spatial displacement based on intraocular image design using convolution neural network - preliminary findings. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 3 (1) pp. 74-82
2020 Characterizing protection ability of blue blocking lenses using k-means clustering. Journal of Mechanics of Continua and Mathematical Sciences, Special Issue (9) pp. 249-258
2020 COVID-19 deep learning prediction model using publicly available radiologist-adjudicated chest X-ray images as training data: preliminary findings. International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, 2020 () pp. 1-7
2020 Cross-cultural translation and validation of the Malay version of the Swanson, Nolan, and Pelham Parent Rating Scale of attention deficit hyperactivity disorders symptoms among Malaysian probands: A preliminary study. Asia Pacific Psychiatry, () pp. 1-3
2020 Cross‐cultural translation and validation of the Malay version of the Swanson, Nolan, and Pelham Parent Rating Scale of attention deficit hyperactivity disorders symptoms among Malaysian probands: A preliminary study. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, () pp.
2020 Effects of different types of primary pterygium on changes in oculovisual function = Jenis pterigium primari dan kesannya pada perubahan fungsi okulovisual). Sains Malaysiana, 49 (2) pp. 383-388
2020 Pterygium recurrence and corneal stabilization point after pterygium excision using the controlled partial avulsion fibrin glue technique. Makara Journal of Health Research, 24 (2) pp. 140-146
2020 Reliability of Pterygium Redness Grading Software (PRGS) in describing different types of primary pterygia based on appearance = Kebolehpercayaan Perisian Penggredan Kemerahan Pterigium (PRGS) dalam mengelaskan pelbagai jenis pterigium berdasarkan perawakan. Sains Malaysiana, 49 (5) pp. 1015-1020
2020 Short term effect of virtual reality headset on blink rate and inter-blink interval. Journal of Engineering and Science Research, 4 (1) pp. 47-51
2020 Short term effect of virtual reality on eye accommodative ability. Journal of Engineering and Science Research, 4 (1) pp. 35-39
2020 Short term effect of virtual reality on tear film stability and ocular discomfort. Journal of Engineering and Science Research, 4 (1) pp. 40-46
2019 3D-printed model enhances learning experience in optometric education. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (9S3) pp. 1355-1359
2019 Benchmarking of halal food products using similarity measures – a conceptual retrieval model. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 1 (1) pp. 17-24
2019 Changes in apical corneal curvature in unilateral primary Pterygium and normal adults using simulated-K and corneal irregularity measurement. International Journal Of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 3 (2) pp. 588-594
2019 Comparison of surgically induced astigmatism (SIA) values using three Holladay incorporated method SIA calculators. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1366 () pp. 1-6
2019 Comparison of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity between unilateral primary Pterygium and normal adults utilizing computerized M&S smart system II. International Journal Of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 3 (2) pp. 643-648
2019 Corneo-pterygium total area measurements utilising image analysis method. Journal of Optometry, 12 (4) pp. 272-277
2019 Eye tracking measurement with headrest in reading aloud study. Journal of Optometry, Eye and Health Research, 1 (1) pp. 1-6
2019 Measurement of pterygium tissue dry weight using two different tissue preparation techniques in freeze-dry method. Sains Medika, () pp.
2019 Peripheral visual attention superiority in athletes and non-athletes. Journal of Optometry, Eye and Health Research, 1 (1) pp. 7-12
2019 Psychometric properties of Bahasa Malaysia version of the Swanson, Nolhan and Pelham (SNAP-IV) – teacher and parent ratings of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (1 Special Issue: Building Blocks for Successful Audiological Services) pp. 556-556
2019 Reliability of manual vascular segmentation for retinal fractal dimension using peek retinatm. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (9S3) pp. 1560-1564
2019 Retinal image quality assessment: Portable eye examination kit retina (Peek Retina)™ versus 3d-printed ophthalmoscope (3dpo). International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (9S3) pp. 1555-1559
2019 Supervised identification of Acinetobacter Baumanni strains using artificial neural network. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 1 (2) pp. 16-23
2019 The comparison of Shape factor and mean toric keratometry between pterygium and normals. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 3 (4) pp. 848-853
2019 The evaluation of pinhole glasses as visual therapy in improving refractive error. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (3) pp. 408-416
2019 The use of decision tree in breast cancer-related research: a scoping analysis based on Scopus-indexed articles. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (9S3) pp. 1344-1355
2019 Topographic Changes As Predictor For Determining Anterior Corneal Curvature Stabilization Point Subsequent To Pterygium Excision Using Controlled Partial Avulsion Fibrin Glue Technique. International Journal Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 3 (2) pp. 734-740
2019 Utilization of anterior segment optical coherence tomography enhanced high resolution corneal in measuring pterygium thickness. Journal of Medicine and Health (Sains medika), xx (xx) pp. 1-13
2018 2D and 3D complexity analysis on MRI images using fractal dimension. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 10 (1-8) pp. 161-164
2018 Changes in contrast sensitivity in young adults with diabetes. Makara Journal of Health Research, 22 (1) pp. 22-26
2018 Corneal curvature measurements utilizing a new swept-source optical coherence tomography Tomey OA-2000® and comparison with IOLMaster® 500 in pterygium patients. Sains Medika: Jurnal Kedokteran dan Kesehatan, 9 (1) pp.
2018 Machine learning cases in clinical and biomedical domains. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Special Issue 1) pp. 135-140
2018 Measurement of contrast sensitivity using the M&S smart system II compared with the standard Pelli–Robson chart in patients with primary pterygium. Makara Journal of Health Research, 22 (3) pp. 167-171
2018 Prevalence and risk factors of dry eye disease in Kuantan, Malaysia. Makara Journal of Health Research, 22 (1) pp. 27-33
2018 Textural analysis in Meibomian gland image. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 215-225
2018 The effect of daily religious fasting on tear film characteristics and ocular surface. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 108-116
2018 The influence of blood glucose level on tear break up time among young adults with diabetes. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 2 (3) pp. 392-398
2018 The intra- and inter-grader reliability of Meibomian gland loss measurement. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 226-233
2017 Evaluation of thresholding techniques on 3D fractal dimension MRI images. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12 (Special Issue (3)) pp. 6387-6392
2017 Prediction of changes in visual acuity and contrast sensitivity function by tissue redness after pterygium surgery. Current Eye Research, 42 (6) pp. 852-856
2016 Benchmarked pterygium images for human and machine graders. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (11) pp. 2378-2382
2016 Comparison of dry eye parameters between diabetics and non-diabetics in district of Kuantan, Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 23 (3) pp. 72-77
2016 Inter-grader reliability of a supervised pterygium redness grading system. Advanced Science Letters, 22 (10) pp. 2885-2888
2016 Retinal vasculature fractal dimension measures vessel density. Current Eye Research, 41 (6) pp. 823-831
2015 GLCM texture analysis on different color space for pterygium grading. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10 (15) pp. 6410-6413
2014 Assessment of double hole contrast detail phantom for image displacement evaluation. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 661 () pp. 168-175
2014 Influence of refractive condition on retinal vasculature complexity in younger subjects. The Scientific World Journal, 2014 () pp. 1-5
2014 Zone specific fractal dimension of retinal images as predictor of stroke incidence. The Scientific World Journal, 2014 () pp. 1-7
2013 Age-related rarefaction in retinal vasculature is not linear. Experimental Eye Research, 116 () pp. 355-358
2012 Age-related rarefaction in the fractal dimension of retinal vessel. Neurobiology of Aging, 33 (1) pp. 194.e1-194.e4
2012 Does retinal vascular geometry vary with cardiac cycle?. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 53 (9) pp. 5799-5805
2011 Fractal dimension of the retinal vasculature and risk of stroke : a nested case-control study. NEUROLOGY, 76 () pp. 1766-1770
2011 Robust methodology for fractal analysis of the retinal vasculature. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 30 (2) pp. 243-250
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 The contribution of information technology (IT) in conceptualizing the Qur`anic approach on programmed systems of biology. In: The International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for the Muslim World - ICT4M 2021,
2020 Characterizing protection ability of blue blocking lenses using K-means clustering. In: "6th International Conference on the Life Sciences and Sustainability 2020,
2020 PPT-Short Term Effect of Virtual Reality on Tear Film Stability and Ocular Discomfort. In: 6th International Conference on the Life Sciences and Sustainability 2020,
2020 Short term effect of virtual reality on eye accommodative ability. In: "6th International Conference on the Life Sciences and Sustainability 2020,
2020 Short-term effect of virtual reality headset on blink rate and inter-blink interval. In: "6th International Conference on the Life Sciences and Sustainability 2020",
2019 Assessing the effect of learning with eye-fixation complexity analysis. In: 5th International Conference on Communication and Computer Engineering 2018,
2019 Brain structure characterization of huffaz (memorizers of the Quran): evidence from magnetic resonance imaging. In: 3rd Nusantara Conference 2019 on Medical Issues from Islamic Perspective,
2019 Comparing the recitation of Quranic verses and their latin-based translation using eye tracking technology. In: Symposium on Islamic Sciences and Technology 2018,
2019 Complexity analysis of Quranic chapters for word cloud generation. In: Symposium on Islamic Sciences and Technology 2018,
2019 Consideration of canny edge detection for eye redness image processing: a review. In: "International Conference on Green Engineering Technology and Applied Computing 2019, IConGETech2 019 and International Conference on Applied Computing 2019, ICAC 2019",
2019 Corneo-pterygium total area measurements utilizing image analysis method. In: 10th MSO Annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with the 34th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ophthalmology Congress,
2018 Translation and psychometric properties of Bahasa Malaysia version of the Swanson, Nolhan and Pelham (SNAP-IV) – teacher and parent ratings of attention deficit/hyperact. In: 5th Malaysian Audiology Scientific Conference (MASCO) 2018,
2018 Translation, adaptation and psychometric properties of Bahasa Malaysia version of the Swanson, Nolhan and Pelham (SNAP-IV) – teacher and parent ratings of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms: a preliminary study. In: ICCAP 2018: 13th International Conference On Child And Adolescent Psychopathology,
2017 Developing a high-fidelity simulated-learning environment (SLE) in audiology education: a preliminary investigation. In: 10th Biennial Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Hearing and Language (APC SLH2017),
2017 The validation of Bahasa Malaysia translated OSDI. In: 7th Conjoint Ophthalmology Scientific Conference (COSC 2017),
2016 An overview of retinal blood vessels segmentation. In: ICOCOE 2015: 2nd International Conference on Communication and Computer Engineering,
2016 Box-counting fractal dimension algorithm variations on retina images. In: 2nd International Conference on Communication and Computer Engineering, ICOCOE 2015,
2016 Developing a high-fidelity simulated-learning environment (SLE) in audiology education: A preliminary investigation. In: 33rd World Congress of Audiology,
2016 Evaluation of thresholding techniques on 3d fractal dimension MRI images. In: 2016 2nd International Symposium on Health and Medical Sciences (ISHAMS 2016),
2016 Grey matter volume differences of textual memorization: a voxel based morphometry study. In: International Conference for Innovation in Biomedical Engineering and Life Sciences (ICIBEL2015),
2016 Optimisation of culture method for identification of osteomyelitic biofilm-producing strains. In: 3rd Pan Asian Biomedical Science Conference 2016,
2015 Comparative analysis of subjective and objective clinical pterygium grading based on its redness appearance. In: The 23rd Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society (ICVS) 2015,
2014 Fibrovascular redness grading using Gaussian process regression with radial basis function kernel. In: 2014 IEEE Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2014),
2014 Minimal training time in supervised retinal vessel segmentation. In: 13th International Conference on New Trends in Intelligent Software Methodology Tools, and Techniques (SoMeT_14),
2014 Supervised pterygium fibrovascular redness grading using generalized regression neural network. In: 13th International Conference on New Trends in Intelligent Software Methodology Tools, and Techniques (SoMeT_14),
2014 Supervised retinal vessel segmentation based on neural network using broader aging dataset. In: International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (IWBBIO 2014),
2014 Supervised vessel segmentation with minimal features. In: IEEE 19th Functional Electrical Stimulation Society Annual Conference (IFESS),
2014 Validation of low-cost eye tracking setup for smooth pursuit application. In: 2014 IEEE Conference on Open Systems (ICOS 2014),
2013 Mathematical verification of summary formula in retinal vessel diameter measurement. In: Biosignals and Biorobotics Conference (BRC), 2013 ISSNIP ,
2013 Using color histogram as the trait of retina biometric. In: 2013 4th ISSNIP-IEEE Biosignals and Biorobotics Conference: Biosignals and Robotics for Better and Safer Living, BRC 2013,
2012 Automated inferior tear meniscus height measurement in a sequence of video. In: IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), 2012 ,
2012 Loss of calibre information during vessel segmentation. In: Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES) 2012 ,
2011 Estimating retinal vessel diameter change from the vessel cross-section. In: 5th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, BIOMED 2011,
2010 Fusion of multiscale wavelet-based fractal analysis on retina image for stroke prediction. In: 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS,
Book

2017 Modeling perception of fibrovascular redness. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-671-5