Briefing On Faculty of Information Technology Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ewe Hong Tat Dean, FIT firstname.lastname@example.org. Programs in FIT. B. IT (Hons) Software Engineering B. IT (Hons) Information Systems Engineering B. IT (Hons) Knowledge Engineering B. IT (Hons) Multimedia Systems
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Briefing On Faculty of Information Technology Assoc. Prof.Dr. Ewe Hong TatDean, FIThtewe@mmu.edu.my
Programs in FIT • B. IT (Hons) Software Engineering • B. IT (Hons) Information Systems Engineering • B. IT (Hons) Knowledge Engineering • B. IT (Hons) Multimedia Systems • B. IT (Hons) Multimedia Technology Management • B. MM (Hons) Software Engineering & Games Design • B. MM (Hons) Software and Animation • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) • Master of IT in Multimedia Computing • Master of Science (Information Technology), MSc(IT) • Doctor of Philosophy, (Ph.D.) Proposed New Courses:- • Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering and Architecture) • Master of Computer Science (Information Engineering and Security)
Programs in FIST • B. IT (Hons) Software Engineering • B. IT (Hons) Information Systems Engineering • B. IT (Hons) Data Communications • B. IT (Hons) Information Technology Mgt • B. IT (Hons) Business Information Systems • B.IT (Hons) Artificial Intelligence • BIT (Hons.) Security Technology • Master of Science (Information Technology), MSc(IT) • Doctor of Philosophy, (Ph.D.) New Courses :- • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Bio-Informatics • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Medical Information Technology • MIT in Advanced Information Systems (by coursework) • MIT in Intelligent Business Computing (by coursework)
Number of Staff (a) Professors: 1 (b) Associate Professor: 1 (c) Associate Dean 2 (c) Senior Lecturers: 4 (d) Lecturers: 89 (e) Full time Tutors: 18 Total Academic Staff: 115 (f) Lab Staff Members: 10 (g) Clerical Staff: 3 (h) Assistant Managers: 3 (i) Research Officers/Scholars: 29
Course Structure of Academic Programme(Example : B.IT (Hons) Multimedia Systems) Subject Credit Hour Mathematical Sciences 13 Programming 15 Technical 69 Industrial Training 6 Final Year Project 6 Arts and Humanities 18 Total 127
Teaching Laboratories in FIT 1) Intelligent Computing Lab 2) Computing Lab 3) Computer Application Lab 4) Cisco Networking Lab / Cisco Regional Networking Academy 5) Electronic & Microprocessor Lab 6) Microsoft Software Engineering Lab 7) Microsoft .Net Lab 8) Graphics Visualisation & Games Development Lab 9) Unix Lab 10) Project Lab 11) Cisco-MMU IPComm Innovation Centre 12) Computer Associates (CA) Lab (Setting up)
Postgraduate Programmes • FIT Postgraduate Students: • Master of IT in Multimedia Computing = 21 candidates • Master of Science (Information Technology), MSc(IT) = 61 candidates • Doctor of Philosophy, (Ph.D.) =50candidates
Research Centres at FIT • Centre for Multimedia Computing • Centre For Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Computing • Centre for Virtual Reality and Immersive Technology • Centre for Mathematical Sciences • Multimedia Knowledge Based Education Lab • FIT Research Lab • Siemens “We Surpass” Development Center (hosted at FIT)
CENTRE FOR BIOMETRICS & BIOINFORMATICS (CBB) To serve as a world leader in biometrics, bio-signal and bioinformatics through advanced scientific and technology research programs and dedicated members Attracted RM 400,000 research funding from Malaysia Government and MMU internal funding for its various projects. 45 international refereed journals 65 international conferences article Research and collaborations :- - Corentix Technologies Sdn, Bhd. - YongSei University, Korea, - ENSTB, France Centre for Network Computing (CNC) To engage in the field of network computing and aims to deliver the latest on technologies and trends to its audience of practitioners, designers, business managers and others plugged into the networking culture. The functions of the centre are: To conduct a strategic range of R&D activities in the area of network and computing. To exchange intellectual information and knowledge in network nationally and internationally. To promote international collaboration on network and computing. Centre of Excellence at FIST
FIT: Evolving Curricula Up-to-date Syllabi approved/ accreditated by National Accreditation Board Strong Industrial Collaborations (Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, etc) Industrial Fellow/Chair (Lotus, Microsoft) International External Examiners and Moderation Technology Updates Seminars / Training (eg. .NET series) IT Curricula Student Exchange (U.of Alberta, Canada; Dongseo U., Korea) Market Demanded and Emerging Specializations Commercial Oriented Projects & Internships Programming Contest / Professional Exams (Japan’s JITEE, Cisco, etc) Undergraduate Research Opportunities
University Collaborations • Dongseo University, Korea • University of Alberta, Canada • Ecole National Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, France • La Rochelle University, France • Technical University of Munich, Germany • Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico • Fakultät Informatik, Dresden University of Technology, Germany • Rajabhat Institute Suan Dusit, Thailand • University of Victoria, Canada • Mongolian University of Science & Technology, Mongolia • Waseda University, Japan • Tokai University, Japan • Tsinghua University, China • George Washington University, USA • National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), Japan
External Examiners and Faculty Advisory Panel Members • External Examiners : 1. Professor Chen Ming Syan, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan. 2. Professor Yoshinori Sakai, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan. 3. Professor Randy Goebel, University of Alberta, Canada. 4. Professor Basel Solaiman, Head Departmetn of Image & Traitement Del’Information INSERM- Bretagne, France. 5. Professor Ling Tok Wang, National University of Singapore. • Faculty Industry Advisory Panel: 1. Dr. Yap Chee Seng, Managing Director, Iversion Associates Sdn. Bhd 2. Dr. Dzaharudin, National Technology Officer, Microsoft (M) Sdn. Bhd 3. Mr. Looi Kien Leong, Deputy Executive Chairman of Kompakar Inc Bhd. • Adjunct Professor : 1. Prof. Ryoichi Komiya.
FIT Professional Certificate Programme • Microsoft .Net Lab and Microsoft Software Engineering Lab • Internship at Microsoft Malaysia • Sponsorship of Microsoft Software • Training program for Microsoft software • Microsoft Research Fellowship at Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing • Microsoft .NET Academic Grants • Microsoft Gold and Silver Medal for best student in software engineering • Microsoft technology seminars • MSDN Academic Alliance Program • Microsoft .NET Final Year Projects • Setting up of Microsoft IT Academy
Cisco Regional Networking Academy • Internship at Cisco Malaysia • Cisco technology seminars • Cisco-MMU IPComm Innovation Center • Sponsorship of Cisco equipment • Cisco Final Year Projects • Total number of students : • First Trimester 2005/2006 : 49 • Second Trimester 2005/2006 : 16 • Third Trimester 2005/2006 : 74 • First Trimester 2006/2007 : 59
Sun Java Forte Programming Competition • Training program for SUN Java Forte • Sun Academic Initiative (Professional Java Programmer Course) • Total number of students : • For SL-275 Java Course : 179 • For Solaris Course : 29 • SAP\Technical\ABAP • TAW10 (ABAP Workbench Fundamentals) • TAW12 (ABAP Workbench Concepts) • Total number of students : • Year Intake 2005 : 19 • Year Intake 2006 : 24
Industry Collaborations • Microsoft Corporation • IBM Corporation/Lotus • Selangor State Government • Fujitsu Systems Business (M) Bhd. • RQ Net/Intranesis Communication Sdn. Bhd. • Net-Linx • CISCO • Ecquaria Technologies Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) • Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd. • Motorola • Sun Microsystems Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. • CHIP • SIEMENS • SAP • Computer Associates • E-Genting
FIST Professional Certificate Programme • Sun Academic Initiative • Multimedia University (Melaka Campus) is an authorized Academic Sun Education Centre (ASEC) through the Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) Program since 1st of November 2004. • Year Subject Students • 2005 SL-275 Java Programming Language 144 • 2006 SL-275 Java Programming Language 23 • 2006 SA-100-S10 UNIX Essentials • Featuring the Solaris 10 Operating System 7
FIST Professional Certificate Programme • CISCO NETWORKING LOCAL ACADEMY • FIST/MMU in collaboration with CISCO has set up a Local Network Academy in Melaka Campus to train students with leading edge technologies in the networking area. • The Local Academy has been fully operational since September 2002. The Local Academy has conducted CCNA and had a total of 648 (Sept 2002 to July 2006). • Microsoft IT Academy • Microsoft IT Academy (MSITA) is a collaboration between MMU and Microsoft to offer professional skill based courses for MMU students at a reasonable rate. FIST’s MSITA has been fully operational since 19 June 2004. Classes are usually conducted during weekends or at nights. • Since its inception in June, 2004, eleven (11) of courses had been successfully conducted and three (3) are currently running in 2006. A hundred and sixty one (161) students have benefited from the courses and forty five (45) more students currently going through the courses.
Tracer Study Research For FIT Total number of graduates participated in the survey 2005: 2683 Duration of survey conducted: June 2005 to August 2005 Number of unemployed graduates who were looking for first job: 795
FIT New Building (Scheduled to be ready by August 2006) • 120000 sq ft • 16 Lecture/tutorial Rooms • 18 Teaching Laboratories • 6 Research Laboratories • Lecture Hall • Mini Exhibition Hall • International ICT Centre