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Ng Theam Foo, PhD


B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics
M.Sc (Statistics), USM 
Ph.D., University of New South Wales

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Dr Ng Theam Foo obtained his B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics in 2002, and M.Sc (Statistics) in 2006 from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. He received his Ph.D degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2012. Since 2002, he has been with the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering Campus, USM, Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia. He is now with the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies (CGSS), USM, Penang, Malaysia, where he is currently as a senior lecturer. His research interest is in the area of education for sustainable development, disaster risk management, machine learning, pattern recognition, computational intelligence, artificial intelligence, image processing and mathematics.


1. Artificial Neural Network

2. Data Mining

3. Artificial Intelligence


Research Grant



1. Najah Binti Ghazali,PhD, A Study of Computerize Orthodontic and Braces System

2. Fatin Nabilla Binti Ariffin, Master (Research), Sustainable Development (SD) Awareness, Understanding, and Practices among Secondary School Students and Teachers in Penang,



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