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My research interests include system identification, blockchain, data engineering, and machine learning. I primarily focus on consensus and Sybil resistance mechanisms in blockchain networks; and the effects of objectivity and subjectivity elements on sentiment and aspect modelling.


I am an Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. I was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Computing and Informatics at Multimedia University, where I was also the Chair of the Center for Big Data and Blockchain Technologies.

I hold a PhD in Engineering, from the System Identification and Control Group, Multimedia University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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