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Nik Nur Wahidah Binti Nik Hashim

Academic Qualification

  • Electrical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
  • Engineering - Bachelor Degree, Vanderbilt University

Nik Nur Wahidah Binti Nik Hashim (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Dr. Nik Nur Wahidah Nik Hashim received her B.S. and Ph.D degrees in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, in 2009 and 2014, respectively. She was appointed as an academic trainee at the Mechatronics Department, School of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2009.
She was assigned as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and Graduate Research Assistant while at Vanderbilt. Currently, she an Assistant Professor in the Mechatronics Department, School of Engineering.

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Electrical and Electronic Engineering ~ Other Electrical and Electronic Engineering n.e.c. - Electrical Engineering

Teaching Responsibilities

DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN 2015/2016 2014/2015
Digital Signal Processing 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
Microelectronics 2019/2020
PROJECT 1 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
Project II 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
SIGNAL AND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
SIGNAL PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATIONS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018

Research Projects

2021 - 2021 AI-Based E-Nose for VOC Detection
2019 - 2019 KKR Gimmick Video, Drone and Robot For Sambutan Hari Profesion Teknikal Negara
2018 - 2020 Service Between Delloyd R&D Sdn. Bhd., IIUM for CREST I-Grasp Process
2017 - 2020 RoBlind for visually impaired people: Prototype Upscaling and Field Testing
2016 - Development of Battery Monitoring System for Electric Motorbike
2015 - 2020 Multisensory Analysis of the Correct Quranic Pronunciation for Automatic and Self-Learning System Tajweed Teaching And Learning
2014 - 2018 Performance Analysis of Novel Speech Based Psychological Assessment Tool for Assisting Clinicians
2021 - Present Intelligent Modeling System of Characteristics (Sifaat) Without Opposite for Tajweed Teaching and Learning
2020 - Present Industry@University: 4IR Competence Centre
2018 - Present Analysis of static tactile graphics perception of the visually impaired persons towards the development of refreshable tactile graphic display devices.
2018 - Present Analysis of Automatic Depression Detection using Speech-based Heart Rate Detection and Higher-Order Spectral Speech Features for Depression Pre-Screening.



2022 Comparison of classifiers using robust features for depression detection on Bahasa Malaysia speech. IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, 11 (1) pp. 238-253
2022 Efficient region of interest based metric learning for effective open world deep face. IEEE Access, () pp. 1-17
2022 Self-rated health, demographic factors and depressive symptoms among Malaysian adults. International Journal of Care Scholars, 5 (1) pp. 29-41
2021 Mobile microphone robust acoustic feature identifcation using coefcient of variance. International Journal of Speech Technology, 24 () pp. 1089-1100
2021 Speech-based depression detection for Bahasa Malaysia female speakers using deep learning. Elektrika, 20 (2-3) pp. 1-6
2020 Device identifier for pre-screening of depression assessment. Technology Reports of Kansai University, 62 (8) pp. 4495-4505
2020 Vocal tract shape estimation and analysis of the quranic letters articulated from the deep throat. Technology Reports of Kansai University, 62 (11) pp. 6407-6418
2019 Augmentative and alternative communication method based on tongue clicking for mute disabilities. IIUM Engineering Journal, 20 (1) pp. 119-128
2019 Stress in parents of children with autism: A Malaysian experience. Intellectual Discourse, 27 (Special Issue 2019) pp. 923-943
2018 Color recognition wearable device using machine learning for visually impaired person. IIUM Engineering Journal, 19 (2) pp. 213-220
2018 Vision-based lane departure warning system. Journal of the Society of Automotive Engineers Malaysia, 2 (2) pp. 166-176
2017 Analysis of formant frequencies of the correct pronunciation of Quranic alphabets between kids and adults. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 25 (6) pp. 1370-1379
2017 Receiver operating characteristics measure for the recognition of stuttering dysfluencies using line spectral frequencies. International Islamic University Malaysia Engineering Journal,, 18 (1) pp. 193-200
2016 A novel approach to stuttered speech correction. Jurnal Ilmu Komputer dan Informasi, 9 (2) pp. 81-87
2016 Evaluation of voice acoustics as predictors of clinical depression scores. Journal of voice, 31 (2) pp. 256.e1-256.e6
2016 Outflow of traffic from the national capital Kuala Lumpur to the north, south and east coast highways using flow, speed and density relationships. Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition), 3 (6) pp. 540-548
2015 Investigating the course of recovery in high risk suicide using power spectral density . Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 3 (4) pp. 608-614
2015 LPC and its derivatives for stuttered speech recognition. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering) 77:18 (2015) 11–16, 77 (18) pp. 11-16
2015 Timing patterns of speech as potential indicators of near-term suicidal risk. International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Research, 3 () pp. 1104-1116
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Microphone-independent speech features for automatic depression detection using recurrent neural network. In: 8th International Conference on Computational Science and Technology ICCST 2021,
2021 Al-Hams and Al-Jahr Sifaat evaluation using classification approach. In: International Symposium of Scientific Research and Innovative Studies (ISSRIS'21),
2021 Using the short-time fourier transform and ResNet to diagnose depression from speech data. In: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Computing (ICOCO 2021),
2021 Using the short-time fourier transform and ResNet to diagnose depression from speech data. In: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Computing, ICOCO 2021,
2020 Motion estimation on homogenous surface for around view monitoring system. In: "7th International Conference on Mechatronics Engineering, ICOM 2019",
2019 Around view monitoring system with motion estimation in ADAS application. In: 7th International Conference on Mechatronics Engineering, ICOM 2019,
2019 Features identification and classification of alphabet (ro) in leaning (Al-Inhiraf) and repetition (Al-Takrir) characteristics. In: "2019 IEEE International Conference on Automatic Control and Intelligent Systems, I2CACIS 2019",
2019 Recognition of isolated handwritten Arabic characters. In: 7th International Conference on Mechatronics Engineering, ICOM 2019; Putrajaya; Malaysia,
2019 The modeling of the Quranic alphabets’ correct pronunciation for adults and children experts. In: 2019 2nd International Conference on Computer Applications & Information Security (ICCAIS),
2018 Analysis of two adjacent articulation Quranic letters based on MFCC and DTW. In: 2018 7th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE),
2017 Battery cell balancing optimisation for battery management system. In: 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering, ICMAAE 2016,
2017 Classification of the correct Quranic letters pronunciation of male and female reciters. In: 6th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM'17),
2017 Prediction of Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) score using acoustic measurements in a sample of Iium engineering students. In: 6th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM'17),
2017 Speech-based class attendance. In: 6th International Conference on Mechatronics - ICOM'17,
2016 Classifications of clinical depression detection using acoustic measures in Malay speakers. In: 2016 IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES),
2016 Tactile to vibrotactile sensory feedback interface for prosthethic hand users. In: IEEE-EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2016),

2020 ROBOCON Robot Design Handbook 2020. Center for Professional Development, ISBN: 978-967-12577-8-4
2019 Robot design handbook: ROBOCON Malaysia 2019. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-054-9
Book Section

2020 On the effect of feature compression on speech emotion recognition across multiple languages. In: Springer, ISBN: , pp.

2018 Performance analysis of novel speech based psychological assessment tool using Bahasa Malaysia. In: ,