Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering

 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Embedded Systems Research Group

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Embedded Systems, System on Chip, Internet of Things, VLSI, Hardware Software Co-Synthesis, Analog Mixed Signal Design, Integrated Circuit, Field Programmable Gate Array

Technological revolution has led to the countless integration of components and devices into a single system. Embedded Systems Research Group is among the leading research groups in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. The research group brings together researchers from a spectrum of topics cutting across the whole system integration, from underpinning sensors integration, microprocessors and microcontrollers, System on Chips, hardware software co-synthesis and integrated circuit through to communication technology and embedded software.






Prof. Dr. Mamun Bin Ibne Reaz

Head of Group

VLSI Design

Biomedical Sensor

Smart Home

mamun [at]

Prof. Dr. Sawal Hamid Md Ali

Academic Staff

Circuit and Systems

Embedded Systems

System on Chip

Internet of Things

sawal [at]

Associate Prof. Dr. Gan Kok Beng

Academic Staff

Embeded System & Signal Processing For Biomedical Application

Biomedical Optics & Optical Instrumentation

Biomechanis: Modelling & Instrumentation

kbgan [at]

Dr. Noorfazila Kamal

Academic Staff

Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)


Behavior Modeling

fazila [at]

Dr. Asraf Mohamed Moubark

Academic Staff

Ultrasound B-Mode Imaging


Digital Signal Processing


asrafmohamed [at]

Associate Prof. Dr. Fazida Hanim Hashim

Academic Staff

Intelligent systems

Multi-agent systems

Optimization algorithms

VLSI design

fazida [at]

Amith Khandakar

PhD Student


p104612 [at]

Md Rashid Hussain

PhD Student


p106964 [at]

Rabindra A/L Gandhi Thangarajoo

PhD Student


p108081 [at]

Fahmida Haque

PhD Student


p97694 [at]

Kh Shahriya Zaman

PhD Student


p98738 [at]

Ng Charn Loong

PhD Student


p99998 [at]

Nur Asmiza Selamat

PhD Student


P97305 [at]

Nazif Emran Bin Farid

PhD Student


onn2000 [at]


PhD Student


P105680 [at]

Barakat Hussein Mohammed Barakat

PhD Student


P105436 [at]

Ahmed Khudhur Nsaif

PhD Student


P103572 [at]

Shafii Bin Abd Wahab

Master Student


shafii [at]

Shah Md Jobayer

Master Student


P105423 [at]

Md Shafayet Hossain

Master Student


p108100 [at]

Kesavan A/L Raghavan

Master Student


p107430 [at]


Current research projects :

  1. A Novel Contactless ANFIS-EMG Wearable Device for Diabetic Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy (DSPN
  2. Optimized Heterogeneous Architecture to Reduce Cloud Dependence and Network Congestion for Machine Learning Applications in Smart IoT Infrastructure
  3. Highly Efficient and Low-Cost Transition Metal Dichalcogenide MoS2 Based Photodetectors
  4. A Polyimide Film and Textile Insulated Capacitive Electromyography Sensor for Extramural Monitoring of Muscle Activity
  5. A Real Time EMG Signal Measurement System using Capacitive Biosensor and Multi-stage Analog Filter
  6. Automatic Eating Behaviour Monitoring System for Calorie Estimation
  7. Human Emotion Recognition System for Automotive Drivers
  8. FPGA Based High Channel Count Electrophysiological Data Acquisition System

Recent Publications

Article InformationAuthors
Novel electronically tunable biquadratic mixed-mode universal filter capable of operating in MISO and SIMO configurations, Informacije MIDEM, vol. 50, pp. 189-203, 2021.M. I. A. Albrni, F. Mohammad, N. Herencsar, J. Sampe and S. H. M. Ali
FRCNN-GNB: Cascade Faster R-CNN with Gabor Filters and Naïve Bayes for Enhanced Eye Detection, IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 15708-15719, 2021.A. K. Nsaif, S. H. M. Ali, K. N. Jassim, A. K. Nseaf, R. Sulaiman, A. Al-Qaraghuli, O. Wahdan and N. A. Nayan
Diabetic Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy Severity Classification Using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System, IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 7618-7631, 2021.F. Haque, M. B. I. Reaz, M. E. H. Chowdhury, F. H. Hashim, N. Arsad and S. H. M. Ali
An area efficient memory-less ROM design architecture for direct digital frequency synthesizer, International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 11, pp. 257-264, 2021.S. Alkurwy, S. H. Ali, M. S. Islam and F. Idros
An 8.72 µw low-noise and wide bandwidth fee design for high-throughput pixel-strip (ps) sensors, Sensors, vol. 21, pp. 1-29, 2021.F. K. Jérôme, W. T. Evariste, E. Z. Bernard, M. L. Crespo, A. Cicuttin, M. B. I. Reaz and M. A. S. Bhuiyan
A low-offset low-power and high-speed dynamic latch comparator with a preamplifier-enhanced stage, IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, vol. 15, pp. 65-77, 2021.J. K. Folla, M. L. Crespo, E. T. Wembe, M. A. S. Bhuiyan, A. Cicuttin, B. Z. Essimbi and M. B. I. Reaz
The impact of movement control order (MCO) during pandemic COVID-19 on local air quality in an urban area of Klang valley, Malaysia, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol. 20, pp. 1237-1248, 2020.M. S. M. Nadzir, M. C. G. Ooi, K. M. Alhasa, M. A. A. Bakar, A. A. A. Mohtar, M. F. F. M. Nor, M. T. Latif, H. H. A. Hamid, S. H. M. Ali, N. M. Ariff, J. Anuar, F. Ahamad, A. Azhari, N. M. Hanif, M. A. Subhi, M. Othman and M. Z. M. Nor
Synergistic enhancement in the microelectronic properties of poly-(dioctylfluorene) based Schottky devices by CdSe quantum dots, Scientific Reports, vol. 10, 2020.F. Muhammad, M. Tahir, M. Zeb, M. N. Kalasad, S. Mohd Said, M. R. Sarker, M. F. M. Sabri and S. H. M. Ali
Performance analysis of noninvasive electrophysiological methods for the assessment of diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy in clinical research: a systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis, Scientific reports, vol. 10, p. 21770, 2020.F. Haque, M. B. I. Reaz, S. H. M. Ali, N. Arsad and M. E. H. Chowdhury
Passive noise reduction headphone for an interactive and automated hearing screening device (i-AHEAD), Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, vol. 15, pp. 931-945, 2020.A. Shalool, N. Zainal, C. Umat, K. B. Gan and S. Z.-M. S. Mukari
Minimum Component All Pass Filters Using a New Versatile Active Element, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, vol. 29, 2020.M. Faseehuddin, J. Sampe, S. Shireen and S. H. Md Ali
Kinetics study in parachute landing fall technique by comparing professional and amateur Malaysian army parachutists using Kane's method, Mathematics, vol. 8, 2020S. Aziz, A. S. Rambely, K. B. Gan and W. R. Wan Din
Integration of 3d printing in computer-aided design and engineering course, International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, vol. 9, pp. 934-938, 2020.M. H. M. Zaman, M. H. H. Mokhtar, M. F. Ibrahim, A. B. Huddin and G. K. Beng
High Performance 128-Channel Acquisition System for Electrophysiological Signals, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 122366-122383, 2020.K. S. Mannatunga, S. H. M. Ali, M. L. Crespo, A. Cicuttin and J. G. Samarawikrama
Fabrication and photovoltaic properties of organic solar cell based on zinc phthalocyanine, Energies, vol. 13, 2020.Z. U. Islam, M. Tahir, W. A. Syed, F. Aziz, F. Wahab, S. M. Said, M. R. Sarker, S. H. M. Ali and M. F. M. Sabri
Estimating blood pressure from the photoplethysmogram signal and demographic features using machine learning techniques, Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 20, 2020.M. H. Chowdhury, M. N. I. Shuzan, M. E. H. Chowdhury, Z. B. Mahbub, M. Monir Uddin, A. Khandakar and M. B. I. Reaz
Electroencephalogram profiles for emotion identification over the brain regions using spectral, entropy and temporal biomarkers, Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 20, 2020.N. K. Al-Qazzaz, M. K. Sabir, S. H. B. M. Ali, S. A. Ahmad and K. Grammer
Digital controlled oscillator (DCO) for all digital phase-locked loop (ADPLL) – a review, Jurnal Teknologi, vol. 82, pp. 29-40, 2020.F. Choong, M. I. Reaz, M. I. Kamaruzzaman, M. T. I. Badal, A. Farayez, M. L. Crespo and A. Cicuttin
Development of a HLA-B*58:01 Allele Screening System for Allopurinol-Induced Severe Cutaneous Adverse Reactions Detection, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 225306-225323, 2020.K. B. Gan, K. S. Chong, A. D. Nawoor, S.-M. Then, N. A. Abdul Murad and A. R. A. Jamal
Design, construction and testing of iot based automated indoor vertical hydroponics farming test-bed in qatar, Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 20, pp. 1-24, 2020.M. E. H. Chowdhury, A. Khandakar, S. Ahmed, F. Al-Khuzaei, J. Hamdalla, F. Haque, M. B. I. Reaz, A. A. Shafei and N. Al-Emadi
Design of a low-power fully integrated divide by 2 ro-ilfd in silterra 130 nanometer cmos process, Proceedings of the Romanian Academy Series A - Mathematics Physics Technical Sciences Information Science, vol. 21, pp. 245-253, 2020.M. A. S. Bhuiyan, K. N. Minhad, T. A. Almohamad, K. J. A. Ooi, M. B. I. Reaz and M. T. I. Badal
Design of a low-power compact CMOS variable gain amplifier for modern RF receivers, Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, vol. 9, pp. 87-93, 2020.M. J. Alam, M. A. S. Bhuiyan, M. T. I. Badal, M. B. I. Reaz and N. Kamal
Design and implementation of an energy harvester interface circuit using ultra-low power piezo bending generator, International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 9, pp. 49-58, 2020.M. R. Sarker, R. Mohamed, S. H. M. Ali and M. Othman
Characterization of capacitive electromyography biomedical sensor insulated with porous medical bandages, Scientific Reports, vol. 10, 2020.C. L. Ng, M. B. I. Reaz, M. L. Crespo, A. Cicuttin and M. E. H. Chowdhury
Can AI Help in Screening Viral and COVID-19 Pneumonia?, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 132665-132676, 2020.M. E. H. Chowdhury, T. Rahman, A. Khandakar, R. Mazhar, M. A. Kadir, Z. B. Mahbub, K. R. Islam, M. S. Khan, A. Iqbal, N. A. Emadi, M. B. I. Reaz and M. T. Islam
Automatic mark entry system using computer vision-based approach, International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 9, pp. 680-684, 2020.A. M. Moubark, M. H. Mohd Zaman, M. A. Zulkifley and S. H. Md Ali
Automatic food intake monitoring based on chewing activity: A survey, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 48846-48869, 2020.N. A. Selamat and S. H. M. Ali
Automated QT interval measurement using modified pan-tompkins algorithm with independent isoelectric line approach, Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, vol. 44, pp. 51-61, 2020.S. Jumahat, G. K. Beng, N. Misran, M. T. Islam, N. Mahri and M. H. Ja’afar
Angular Kinematics Study on Parachute Landing Activity for Professional and Amateur Parachutists of Malaysian Military Using Video Processing Technique, Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences, vol. 14, pp. 31-45, 2020.S. Aziz, K. B. Gan and A. S. Rambely
Amino anthraquinone: Synthesis, characterization, and its application as an active material in environmental sensors, Materials, vol. 13, 2020.S. Ali, M. Tahir, M. Nasir, F. Wahab, S. Langford, S. Said, M. Sarker, S. Julai and S. Hamid Md Ali
A tri-band left-handed meta-atom enabled designed with high effective medium ratio for microwave based applications, Results in Physics, vol. 17, 2020.M. R. Islam, M. Samsuzzaman, N. Misran, G. K. Beng and M. T. Islam
A systematic approach to the design and characterization of a smart insole for detecting vertical ground reaction force (vGRF) in gait analysis, Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 20, 2020.A. M. Tahir, M. E. H. Chowdhury, A. Khandakar, S. Al-Hamouz, M. Abdalla, S. Awadallah, M. B. I. Reaz and N. Al-Emadi
A low power and low ripple CMOS high voltage generator for RFID transponder EEPROM, PLoS ONE, vol. 15, 2020.L. F. Rahman, M. Marufuzzaman, L. Alam, L. M. Sidek and M. B. I. Reaz
A Low Noise Capacitive Electromyography Monitoring System for Remote Healthcare Applications, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 20, pp. 3333-3342, 2020.C. L. Ng, M. B. I. Reaz and M. E. H. Chowdhury
A gap coupled hexagonal split ring resonator based metamaterial for S-band and X-band microwave applications, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 68239-68253, 2020.M. Shahidul Islam, M. Samsuzzaman, G. K. Beng, N. Misran, N. Amin and M. T. Islam
A 0.35µm Low-Noise Stable Charge Sensitive Amplifier for Silicon Detectors Applications [Nizkošumen stabilen oja?evalnik za silicijeve detektorje], Informacije MIDEM, vol. 50, pp. 3-13, 2020.F. K. Jérôme, W. T. Evariste, E. Z. Bernard, M. L. Crespo, A. Cicuttin, M. B. I. Reaz, M. A. S. Bhuiyan and M. E. H. Chowdhury


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