Dr Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin

Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

Membership Development Coordinator, IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific)

Past Chair, IEEE Malaysia Section

Past Chair, IEEE Circuits & Systems Malaysia Chapter

Past Director, UTP Strategic Alliance Office

Other details about Dr Fawnizu can also be found at his LinkedIn profile and resume/CV (PDF).
Links to profile photos available (waist up) here or here or (shoulder level) here or here.

Work Experience (21 years)

  • Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) (2013 - current)

  • Director, Strategic Alliance Office, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (2014-2018)

  • Deputy Head of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Department, UTP (2013-2014)

  • Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (2001-2013)

  • Board of Study for Master of Computer Engineering at UPM (2020-2023)

  • Visiting Professor at Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT-UTM, 2020)

  • Visiting Professor at Intel Malaysia (2012-2013)

Sponsored Projects

    • In progress: 3

    • Completed: 19

    • Value: ~RM2.4 mil

Intellectual Properties

    • Patents (granted): 4

    • Patents (pending): 2

    • Copyrights: 6

Theses supervised

    • Phd: 14 (8 graduated)

    • MSc: 12 (graduated)

Publication Details

    • Refereed journals: 43

    • Book chapters: 4

    • Conferences/Seminars: 90

    • Citations: ~750

    • h-/i10-index: 14/21

Books published

  • "CPU-based Application Transformation to CUDA", ISBN: 978-365-9171-21-5, Published: 12 July 2012.

  • "IEEE Malaysia’s 30th Anniversary Commemoration", ISBN: 978-967-2048-00-8, Published: 20 November 2016

International / National Awards (selected)

  • 2 Gold Medals at IENA (Germany-2014)

  • 3 Gold Medals at MTE & ITEX (2014-2016)

  • Asia Pacific Outstanding Volunteer Award (IEEE-2018)

  • CASS Innovation Award (IEEE-2016)

  • External Award Winner Award (UTP-2017)

  • Healthy Lifestyle Award (UTP-2020)

Courses Taught

  • UG: Digital Electronics, Computer Systems Architecture, Distributed & Parallel Computing, Digital Systems Design, Data & Computer Network, Embedded Systems, Introduction to VLSI

  • PG: Advanced Digital Systems Design, VLSI Systems Design, Research Methodology, "System Verification, Test and Validation Methodologies"

Research Interests

  1. Computer engineering and science related research

  2. Fault/delay-tolerant systems

  3. Hardware security

  4. Algorithm and digital architecture

  5. Multimedia and AI algorithm (HW/SW)

  6. Testing and DFT

  7. IT-related topics including data networking, distributed/parallel computing

Dr Fawnizu is interested in all aspects of computer engineering and science covering both hardware and software scopes.

Volunteer Leadership Roles

  • Membership Development Coordinator, IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific)

  • Past Chairman, IEEE Malaysia Section (2019 & 2020)

  • Vice Chair, IEEE Malaysia Section (2017 & 2018)

  • Excom, IEEE Malaysia Section (2015 & 2016)

  • Past Chairman of IEEE Circuits & Systems Malaysia

  • Chairman, IEEE Circuits & Systems Malaysia (2013 & 2014)

  • Excom, IEEE Circuits & Systems Malaysia (2009 - 2012)

  • Excom, IEEE Robotics & Automation Malaysia (2019-2020)

The list paper publications can be found here and in UTP eprints. Google scholar citations (here)

Other details about Dr Fawnizu can also be found at his LinkedIn profile.

Dr Fawnizu also spends time on non-technical non-fiction writing. Check out his blog.