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 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 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 (Doctor of Philosophy), Universiti Sains Malaysia – 2016
Research Title: A Triad-based Contextualisation Approach for Understanding a Critical Issue

Master of Arts in Management Studies, University of Hertfordshire – 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 – 2008

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

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

2016 A Triad-Based Contextualisation Approach for Understanding of a Critical Issue in a Government Investment Agency, 2016. IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems (ISI-indexed), Vol.136 No.12 pp.1753-1758
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.

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

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)

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

  • 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
  • Star Education Fund scholarship recipient for Bachelor of Computer Sciences study.