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Yang Chuan Choong

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT - Masters Degree, Applied Science University
  • BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (MECHATRONICS) (HONOURS) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • DIPLOMA KEJURUTERAAN MEKATRONIK - Diploma, Politeknik Ungku Omar Ipoh, Perak

Yang Chuan Choong (Ir. Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Engineering academician with 17+ years research, lecturing and industry working experience. A Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council, UK and a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) UK. Seeking to leverage my passion & knowledge in Non-Intrusive Methods for:(a) Appliance Load Monitoring, (b) Energy Harvesting (c) Quality Control (d) Hygiene & Safety

Area of Specialisation

  • Engineering Tech ~ Engineering And Technology ~ Interdisplinary Engineering ~ Other Interdisplinary Engineering n.e.c.

Teaching Responsibilities

ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023
INTEGRATED DESIGN PROJECT 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021
INTERGRATED DESIGN PROJECT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
Managing Quality and Performance Excellence 2023/2024
PROJECT I 2023/2024
QUALITY CONTROL 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020


Tool Life Analysis On Hybrid Microwaved Aluminium Oxide In Dry Machining Of High Strength Steel.
Master Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Modeling Of Archimedean Screw Turbine (Ast) Via Geometric And Mechanical Properties Of Polymers For Low Water Flow Velocity .
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Development And Evaluation Of Sustainability Readiness Program For Petrochemical Project.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor

Research Projects

2022 - 2023 Transferring Knowledge and Skills in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and 3D Printing Technology to MCP Resources Sdn Bhd and Taman Matang Jaya Community via Hands-On Training
2020 - 2022 Characterisation of Mechanical and Structural Properties of 3D Printed Metal Composite via Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
2020 - 2023 Enhancing energy efficiency through energy feedback monitoring initiative in a school in RCE Greater Gombak for sustainable community living.
2023 - Present Development of an Automated Solder Joint Defect Detection System
2022 - Present Food Security for People at Remote Area - Implementation of Symbiotic System of Fish and Vegetable Farming
2020 - Present Industry@University: 4IR Competence Centre

Award & Recognition

20 Oct, 2023 Bronze Award, Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards - Malaysia Technology Expo International
06 Mar, 2022 Silver Medal - Virtual Asia Innovation Show 2022 International
29 Oct, 2021 Outstanding Innovation Award, Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards - Malaysia Technology Expo International
29 Oct, 2021 Silver Award, Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards - Malaysia Technology Expo International
29 Oct, 2021 Merit Award, Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards - Malaysia Technology Expo International



2023 An exploratory study on students’ electricity consumption in RCE Gombak for sustainable communities. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 8 (3) pp. 1-12
2022 A review study on the effect of printing parameters of fused deposition modelling (fdm) metal polymer composite parts on mechanical properties and surface roughness. Malaysian Journal of Microscopy, 18 (1) pp. 281-297
2022 Comparison study on mechanical properties of 3d printed pla and pla/aluminium composites using fused deposition modeling method. Malaysian Journal of Microscopy, 18 (1) pp. 1-11
2021 A novel non-intrusive vibration energy harvesting method for air conditioning compressor unit. Sustainability, 13 (18) pp.
2021 Fault location identification in power transmission networks: using novel nonintrusive fault-monitoring systems. IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, 27 (2) pp. 76-89
2021 Implementation of 3D Printing Technology in the Food Industry. Scientific Review, 7 (4) pp. 50-54
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Design simulation and development of prototype filling nozzle in food industry. In: 8th Brunei International Conference on Engineering and Technology 2021,
2022 Recycling of waste heat produced from air-conditioning outdoor unit via thermoelectric generator for non-intrusive and clean energy harvesting. In: Global Cleanup Congress Kuala Lumpur 2022,
2021 Non-intrusive Energy Harvesting from Vibration of Air Conditioning Condenser Unit Utilizing Piezoelectric Sensors. In: 2021 8th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE),
2020 Fault location identification in power transmission networks using novel non-intrusive fault monitoring systems. In: 56th IEEE Industrial & Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Technical Conference,