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Nurhafizah Binti Mahri

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Electrical, Electronic And System Engineering) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • MSc (Electronic System Design Engineering) - Masters Degree, University Sains Malaysia
  • B.Eng (ELECTRICAL - TELECOMMUNICATION) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Nurhafizah Binti Mahri (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

 Dr. Nurhafizah Mahri is an Assistant Professor at Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical, Electronic, and Systems Engineering with specializations in biomedical signal processing from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Earlier, she completed her M.Sc. degree in Electronic System Design Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia and B.Eng. in Electric-Telecommunication from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. 

Her research area is digital signal processing, biomedical signal, cardiac signal analysis, biometric image processing, and machine learning. She is a part of the Pervasive Computing Brain and Brain Development Research Group at KICT. As an early career researcher, she has been awarded an internal grant from her current university to conduct research - “Car Drivers' Mental Fatigue Neuro-physiological Profiling Model” in 2021. This research mainly integrates computational and physiological analysis and utilizes machine learning tools. 

Besides, she has an endeavor for entrepreneurship. She has taught entrepreneurship-related courses such as Business Fundamental, E-Commerce, and Technopreneurship since 2019. She found excitement in digital marketing and online business when she challenged herself to explore this area while pursuing her Ph.D. Her dedication made her receive the Top Entrepreneurship Educators for Highest Sales Reported Award - 10th place by EDC in 2022. 

She was appointed Entrepreneurship Coordinator by KICT in 2021 for two years tenures. She organized seminars, mentored students for Technopreneurship competitions, and managed students' startup environments.

Along with the Kulliyyah activities, she is a member of flagships - mKitchen and TACTIC. She has delivered a series of digital marketing and entrepreneurship workshop to other communities.

She is multidisciplined, and she always welcomes new challenges. For her future venture, she aims to become an expert in business development, strategies, and tech startup.

Area of Specialisation

  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Signal Processing ~ Digital Signal Processing - Biomedical Engineering
  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Biomedical Engineering ~ Biomedical Signals - Cardiovascular Signal Processing

Professional Membership

  • 2007: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Engineer), Board of Engineers Malaysia
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime Member), Association For Information Systems Malaysia Chapter (MyAIS)

Teaching Responsibilities

BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
DATABASE SYSTEMS 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023
E-COMMERCE 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN IT 2023/2024 2022/2023
TECHNOPRENEURSHIP 2024/2025 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021


A Model On Influence Of It Leadership On It Governance Effectiveness: A Case Study Of Higher Education Institutions Of Malaysia.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Neurophysiological Profiling Model For Mental Fatigue.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
A Model Of Deep Learning Algorithm For Eeg-Based Mental Stress Identification Adn Quran Recitations Therapy For Healthy Mental State Among University Students.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor

Research Projects

2020 - 2023 Car Drivers' Mental Fatigue Neuro-physiological Profiling Model

Award & Recognition

24 Jun, 2022 Top Entrepreneurship Educators for Highest Sales Reported - 10th Place - International Islamic University Malaysia University



2023 EEG features for driver’s mental fatigue detection: a preliminary work. International Journal on Perceptive and Cognitive Computing (IJPCC), 9 (1) pp. 88-94
2022 a creative platform for secondhand items transaction. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 4 (1) pp. 1-18
2021 Brain behavior analysis of mental stress before and after listening to Quranic recitation based on EEG signals. International Journal on Perceptive and Cognitive Computing (IJPCC), 7 (1) pp. 59-65
2021 Freemium multi-sided platform business model: mosque kitchen as a source of free food, employment and empowerment of B40s food-preneurs. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 3 (2) pp. 1-10
2020 Automated QT interval measurement using modified Pan-Tompkins algorithm with independent isoelectric line approach. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, 44 () pp. 51-61
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Business model shifts: masjid kitchens as soup kitchens, jobs employment and empowering asnaf entrepreneurs, and income generation for the masjid. In: International Conference on Information Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M 2021),
2021 Cooperative behavior (ta’awun) between mosques and civic organizations in empowering asnafpreneurs through IIUM m-kitchen® project. In: 2nd Kedah International Zakat Conference 2021 (KEIZAC 2021),

2023 mKitchen™ towards Masyarakat Madani. mKitchen KICT IIUM, ISBN: 9789672656999
2023 Rumah Makan mKitchen for Free Food Distribution. mKitchen, KICT IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-26569-8-2
2022 Batch 3 IIUM mkitchen students. mKitchen, ISBN: 978-967-26569-6-
2022 Budi Ramadan mKitchen IIUM students. mKitchen KICT, ISBN: 978-967-26569-4-4
2022 Empowered batch 3 IIUM mkitchen students. mKitchen, ISBN: 978-967-26569-7-5
2022 MKitchen IIUM students integrate food with budi sejahtera. mKitchen Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology (KICT), ISBN: 978-967-26569-3-7
2022 MKitchen training and development. Mkitchen, KICT IIUM Gombak, ISBN: 978-967-26569-2-0
2022 Readings on Sejahtera MKitchen Entrepreneurship. mKitchen KICT IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-26569-5-1
2022 مطبخ المسجد: مشروع ريادي تعاوني. Al Manar Resources, ISBN: 978-629-97700-2-2
2021 A journey of ta’awun (cooperative behaviour) in edu-action at IIUM Mkitchen® and Masjid al-Syakirin Gombak (MASG). Meso Publishing, ISBN: 9789671981412
2021 Budi Mkitchen for flood victims. mKitchen, ISBN: 978-967-26569-1-3
2021 Budiman Mahallah kitchen. mKitchen, ISBN: 9789672656906
2021 Inaugural edu-action journey with cooperative behavior (Ta’awun) of mKitchen® students in free food for the needy. Meso Publishing, ISBN: 978-967-19814-4-3
2021 Mkitchen® UIAM penggerak asnaf sejahtera lestari. Meso Publishing, ISBN: 978-967-19814-2-9
Book Section

2021 Redesign business model of masjid kitchens as soup kitchens, providing jobs employment and nurturing of asnaf as entrepreneurs, and income generation for the masjid. In: Pusat Islam UTM, ISBN: , pp. 100-111