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5-Day Emdedded System Microcontroller Hands-On Short Course in Johor Bahru Malaysia


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Course Schedule 
Date: 16-20 June 2014
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.



keywords: Training in Malaysia, short course, Microcontroller hands-on, Arduino microcontroller Training In Malaysia, How to program a Robot.

Facilitator’s Profile 
Dr Yeong Che Fai is currently a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, UTM. He graduated with PhD in Bioengineering from Imperial College London, in 2010. He has been teaching the microcontroller subject since 2003, and has experience with different types of microcontroller including ATMEL, Microchip PIC, Motorola, Philips and Arduino. 

His name is well-associated with robotics in Malaysia as he has participated and won many invention competitions nationally and internationally. Recently, he won 3 top prizes at British Invention Show 2013 which are the World Invention Award, Diamond Award and Gold Medal. He also won 4 award at Korean Inventor Award 2013. He also has guided a team to win MyInovasi 2012 competition worth RM50K where the invention is Robot Rehabilitation. He also has won First Prize two years back to back (2011 and 2012) on Innopitch Competition organised by ICC, UTM.  Both the pitching contents are related to embedded system. He also won the Best Performance in the Innopitch Competition 2012 that won him a trip to California, USA. 

He has been team instructor and team advisor for UTM Robocon team for 8 years. Dr Yeong has led the UTM/ Malaysian Robocon team to win national champion titles and represented Malaysia in the Asia-Pacific Robot contest in Thailand (2003), Korea (2004), China (2005), Malaysia (2006), Thailand (2011) and recently Hong Kong (2012). He has also won champion titles in national Robot Climb (2002 & 2004), Robot Grab (2004) and Robot Partner (2004) competitions. Dr Yeong also led several teams to Philips Young Inventors’ Challenge competition and won the competition two years in a row in 2004 and 2005. All winning inventions were gadgets that utilized microcontroller. 

Dr Yeong also has a UTM spin-off company (
http://www.dfautomation.com) to commercialize his research work. In short, Dr Yeong has practical experiences incorporating microcontroller for various applications ranging from simple to advanced embedded system. 

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