Phua Yeong Tsann


Phua Yeong Tsann is a Senior Lecturer at School of Computing and Creative Media. He received a BSc in Computer with Education from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Masters in Computer Science from Universiti Malaya (UM). He has been teaching computing related subjects more than 18 years. Besides that, he was involved in several research projects that were related to environmental impact assessment. He was the system consultants in the projects. Currently he is actively involved in machine learning related research.
Year Title
2020 1. Y.T. Phua, K.H. Yew, O.M. Foong, and M. Y.W. Teow, “Assessing Suitable Word Embedding Model for Malay Language through Intrinsic Evaluation,” in 2020 International Conference on Computational Intelligence (ICCI), 2020, pp. 202–210, doi: 10.1109/ICCI51257.2020.9247707.
2014 Raman, V., Perumal, S., Navaratnam, S., S., Phua, Y., & Sumari, P. (2014). Semantic Extractor Tool: Matlab Results and Evaluation on Semantic Extraction in Sports Video. International Conference on Intelligent and Data Mining, 21-22.
2006 Ramayan, S. and Y.T. Phua. 2006. “Popular media and the formation of a new global culture: a study within the context of Malaysian youth”, in Proc. of Internationalising Media Studies, University of Westminster, pp 156.

Ahmad Rosly Abbas, Low K. S., Ir. Mohd Noh Ahmad, Chan, J. H., Sasekumar, A., Fauza Abdul Ghaffar, Kharulmaini Osman Salleh, John K. R., Abdul Yamin Saad, Wan Aida Wan Zahari, Phua, Y. T., Phua, Y. N., Wong, Y. Y., Ir. Mashitah Jamaludin, Mohd Nor Mohammed, Shaari Jaafar, Phoon Hee Yau. 2005. “Assessment Parameters for Coal-Fired Generation Plant Site Selection”, International Energy Journal, Vol. 6, No.1.

Phua, Y. T., A.B. Zaitun. 2005. “The Development of an Online SVG Based Point Map Animation Server”, in Proc. of The International Arab Conference of Information Technology, pp 72-74.


Phua, Y. T., A.B. Zaitun and K.S. Low. 2001. “Development of An Internet Map Server”, in Proc. of NSF Workshop 2001, Kuala Lumpur, edited S.W. Ng, A. Daud and M.R. Muhamad, pp 187-188.

Phua, Y.T., Y.Y. Wong, Y.L. Lee, Y.N. Phua, C.F. Than and K.S.Low. 2001. “Development of Oil Spill Contingency Management System for The Straits of Malacca”, in Proc. of RMK7 IRPA Research Seminar, 2001, Kuala Lumpur, pp 456-459.

Research Grant  

Title: A Deep Learning Based Approach with Sequence-to-sequence Generative Model for English to Malay Language Translation,  UOW Malaysia KDU Research Grant
Year: 2018
Amount: RM17,000

Title: Semantic Extraction Retrieval System in Sports Videos and Images, UOW Malaysia KDU Research Grant
Year: 2013
Amount: RM10,000

Title: Kernel-Based Ensemble Learner for Image Retrieval, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
Year: 2012
Amount: RM60,000



Conference Reviewer

2019 IEEE Symposium on Computer Applications & Industrial Electronics (ISAIE2019)


Consultancy Projects

Development and Testing of Site Verification Guidelines to Identify Preferred Candidate Sites in Peninsular Malaysia, TNB Research Sdn. Bhd.

Updating Information of Potential Sites for Power Station in the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, TNB Research Sdn. Bhd.

TNBR/UM Dam Break Study for Perak River Hydro Scheme Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact, TNB Research Sdn. Bhd.

National Science Fellowship Scholarship