Dr. Lim Chia Yean

Email: chiayean.lim@kdupg.edu.my

Dr Lim Chia Yean is a first-class computer science graduate from School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2008. She received USM Fellowship Award to pursue Doctor of Philosophy in Information System Engineering and completed her PhD studies in 2016. At the same time, she also obtained Master of Arts in Management Studies from University of Hertfordshire.

Dr Lim Chia Yean is currently the Head of Department at the Department of Computing in UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College. She teaches mainly courses in business information system, entrepreneurship and innovation, IT project management and various computing programming languages. She also embarks in research focusing on the areas of knowledge acquisition, data analytics, technology acceptance as well as gamification teaching & learning.

She presented in various conferences such as Sixth Edition of the International IEEE Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry (IEEE-RTSI 2021), Italy, Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC 2019), Korea, 1st International Conference on STEM Education (iSTEM 2019), Malaysia, and Asian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS2015). Her publications have appeared in IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems (ISI-indexed), Journal of Physics: Conference Series and Journal of Advanced Material Research.

She had supervised more than 30 undergraduate and master degree students’ research dissertation. She also involved in employer projects and research collaborations with various research institutes and industry companies such as UTAR Research Fund and CREST-USM grant (with Keysight Technologies). She also involved in other grant research such as UOW Internal Research Grant Scheme, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) and Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) Cloud Computing Project. Dr Lim is also a certified Train the Trainer for adult learning and TRIZ (level 2). She was also a speaker for School of Computer Sciences Colloquium 2017, USM and is a consistent poster judge for the school’s Computer Science Masters Innovation and Demo event.

PhD Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2010 – 2016
Research Title: A Triad-based Contextualisation Approach for Understanding a Critical Issue

Master of Arts in Management Studies University of Hertfordshire, 2012-2013
Research Title: An Exploration Study of Acceptance of Malaysia Small Medium Enterprise in Customer Lifetime Value Model Adoption

Bachelor of Computer Sciences (Hons) Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2006 – 2008

Year Title
2021 Conference Proceedings

Zhi-Hern, Teh, Chia-Yean, Lim, Sien-Yau, Chen, (2021). An Exploratory Review of Malaysian E-Commerce Merchants and Their Society and Industry. [Accepted: to be included in IEEE Xplore Digital Library]

2019 Lim, C.Y. (2019). A Gamified Approach to Improve Student Learning Experiences on Blackboard Learn. Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC 2019), Korea.

Lim, C.Y. (2019). Gamifying a Computing Program to Encourage Student Engagement. 1ST International Conference on STEM Education (iSTEM 2019), USM, Penang, Malaysia

2016 Lim, Chia Yean & Mohd Arshad, Muhammad. (2016). A Triad-Based Contextualisation Approach for Understanding of a Critical Issue in a Government Investment Agency. IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems. 136. 1753-1758. DOI: 10.1541/ieejeiss.136.1753.

Lim, C.Y. & Khader, A.T.. (2016). A triad-based contextualisation approach for better critical issues’ decision making support. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11, 13129-13134.

2015 A Triad-Based Contextualisation Approach for Better Understanding a Critical Issue, 2015. Asian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS2015), Penang, Malaysia.
2012 Verification Mechanism for Online Responses in Criteria Prioritization, 2012. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Web of Science (CPCI/ISTP), Ei Compendex, Scopus, Inspec, Chemical Abstracts Service, etc), 2012, issue (275-277), page 2555 – 2559.

A Methodology to Deliberate Prediction Criteria, 2012. Journal of Advanced Material Research (Thomson ISI cited index, SCOPUS, Ei Compendex, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Google Scholar), 2012, issue (130), page 1758-1761.

2021

RESEARCH GRANT

Title: Exploration of Big Data Analytic Method for Usability Evaluation on E-Commerce Website
Duration: 2021-2023
Sponsors/Grant: UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College Internal Research (RM10,000)

Title: Stock Price Prediction using an Improved Deep Learning Model
Duration: 2021-2023
Sponsors/Grant: UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College Internal Research (RM10,000) co-researcher

 

2017

RESEARCH GRANT

Title: Determinants of e-Commerce Continuance Intention among SMEs in West Malaysia: A Partial Least Squares Method
Duration: 2017-2018
Sponsors/Grant: UTAR Research Fund (RM40,000)  co-researcher

 

2015

RESEARCH GRANT

Title: A Methodology for Reducing Test Time over the Product Lifecycle using Tune-up and Optimization Techniques
Duration: 2013-2015
Sponsors/Grant: CREST-USM

Title: An Exploratory Method for Detecting Inconsistent Online Responses
Duration: 2013-2015
Sponsors/Grant: Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) (RM90,000)

 

2010

RESEARCH GRANT

Title: Cloud-based Customer Lifetime Value Prediction Toolset
Duration: 2010
Sponsors/Grant: Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) Cloud Computing Project

2021

Appointment as Jury Invitation for Malaysian National Selection Stage of International Scratch Olympiad 2021

 

2020

Appointment as Panel Judge for School of Computer Sciences, USM – Computer Science Colloquium & Masters Innovation and Demo event 2018-2020

 

2018

Appointment as reviewer of IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, 2016-2018

 

2017

Appointment as forum speaker in School of Computer Sciences Colloquium, Universiti Sains Malaysia 2017.

  • Invited judge for School of Computer Sciences, USM Computer Science Masters Innovation and Demo event 2018-2020
  • Invited speaker for School of Computer Sciences Colloquium 2017
  • Reviewer of IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, 2016-2018
  • Fellowship recipient for PhD study in Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • USM School of Computer Science – 3 Minute Thesis Competition, 2015 – Third prize
  • Star Education Fund scholarship recipient for Bachelor of Computer Sciences study