The niche area of HICOE CISIR is on Neurotechnology for Brain Assessment and Intervention. In particular, HICOE CISIR focuses on (i) mental states and (ii) brain pathway. For mental states, we explore how neurotechnology can help produce productive workforce as outlined by Rancangan Malaysia Kesebelas. For instance, we studied mental stress among oil and gas workers, and we developed new technique to assess functional deficits due to traumatic brain injury; for brain pathway, we investigate how neurotechnology can assist in delivering quality education. For instance, we evaluated how brain response to 2D and 3D multimedia materials to improve study learning and showed how one may assess the effectiveness of different course delivery approaches. With our track record, we received funds from overseas, visiting researchers from countries like France, Japan, Singapore, India, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. We also have foreigner students having internship at our centre. read more on CISIR Achievements.
The Centre for Intelligent Signal & Imaging Research (CISIR) is commited in developing human capital in neurotechnology through short courses, advanced degree programme and consultancy services.
CISIR provides short courses ranging from fundamental to advanced methods in EEG & FNIR analysis, machine learning, deep learning and internet of things (IoT). CISIR also provides service for EEG, FNIR and biomedical images analysis using current technology.
As established centre of excellence in neurotechnology for brain assessment and intervention, we establish a hub of national and international linkages to enhance academic and research impact, and sustainability of the centre.
Impact to society
1. Employment opportunity
Produces expertise in a new or specific area
2. Improving standard of living (workplace, academic, healthcare)
Offers assessment and intervention in addressing stress at work to achieve optimum performance
Helps to improve learning efficacy for autism children
Analyses and makes interpretation of brain responses to improve personalised learning methods
Analyses and helps to delay dementia symptoms towards senior citizens
3. Improving Safety (workplace and transportation sector)
Detects factors that cause accidents such as drowsiness, fatigue and distraction especially at workplace and transportion sector