Assistant Professor Ir. Dr. Mahmud Iwan Solihin

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Assistant Professor Ir. Dr. Mahmud Iwan Solihin

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Assistant Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering
 

Academic Qualifications

PhD Engineering
MSc Mechatronics Engineering
BEng Electrical Engineering

Areas of Interest
Artificial Intelligence-Machine learning (or can be shorten: AI-Machine learning)
Control engineering
Robotic and automation
Meta-heuristics optimization
Data-driven spectroscopy
Professional Bodies

  1. Malaysian Society for Automatic Control Engineers (MACE)
  2. Board of Engineer Malaysia (Graduate Member Member)
  3. Malaysia Robotics & Automation Society (MyRAS)
  4. Institution of of Mechanical Engineers - IMechE (Associate Member)
  5. Institution of Engineers Indonesia (PII-IPM)

Research

Research Grants

  1. Name of grant: PSIF research grant
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Prototype Design and Fabrication of an Automatic Lab-scale Rotary Tower
    Code: -
    Durations: 1 year
    Role: Project Leader
    Amount: RM 3,000
    Status: Completed
  2. Name of grant: PSIF research grant
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Development of an electric sensing (e-sensing) device for rapid detection of pesticide residue in crops
    Code: -
    Durations: 2 years
    Role: Project Leader
    Amount: RM 25,000
    Status: Completed
  3. Name of grant: PSIF research grant
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Measuring Sleep Quality Based on Artificial Intelligence Approach 
    Code: -
    Durations: 2 years
    Role: Member
    Amount: RM 25,000
    Status: Completed

 

Current Research Project

  1. Name of grant: PSIF research grant
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Development of Rapid Non-destructive Food Analysis using Miniature Handheld Spectrometer Combined with Machine Learning  
    Code: -
    Durations: 2 years
    Role: Project Leader
    Amount: RM 50,000
    Status: On-going
  2. Name of grant: FRGS research grant
    Funder: MOHE
    Project Title: Novel Mechanisms of Evolving Convolution Neural Network Based on Novelty Search of Nature Inspired Algorithms for Data Classification
    Code: FRGS/1/2019/TK04/UCSl/02/1
    Durations: 3 years
    Role: Member
    Amount: RM 101,000
    Status: On-going

Publications

  1. Elango Natarajan, Mahmud Iwan Solihin, Jeunn Hao Chong.  Grasp stability analysis of an isotropic direct driven three-finger soft robot hand. International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 7 (2017) No. 5.,  2017.
  2. Arivienanand Rajamanikam, Mahmud Iwan Solihin. Solid Waste Bin Classification using Gabor Wavelet Transform. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE)ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-8, Issue-4S February, 2019.
  3. M.I.Solihin, Y. Shameem, T. Htut, C. K. Ang, and Muzaiyanah bt Hidayab, “Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Estimation using Handheld Near Infra-Red Device,” International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, no. 3, pp. 16–19, 2019. 
  4. M.I.Solihin, W. Astuti, C.K. Ang, M. Y. Mohamed. Food Powders Classification Using Handheld Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Support Vector Machine. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.  Vol. 1367 (1), 2019.
  5. D.G.A. Al-Sanabani, M.I.Solihin, W. Astuti, C.K. Ang, L.P. Pui, L.W. Hong. Development of Non-Destructive Mango Assessment Based On Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Machine Learning Regression. . Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Vol. 1367 (1), 2019.

Conferences

  1. Solihin M.I., Akmeliawati R. (2019) Robust Feedback Controller Design Using Cuckoo Search Optimization to Maximize Stability Radius. In: Kim JH., Myung H., Lee SM. (eds) Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications. RiTA 2018. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1015. Springer, Singapore.
  2. H Frederick, A Winda, MI Solihin. Automatic Petrol and Diesel Engine Sound Identification Based on Machine Learning Approaches. E3S Web of Conferences 130, 01011, 2019.
  3. P Rivandi, A Winda, D Satrio, MI Solihin. Automotive Start–Stop Engine Based on Fingerprint Recognition System. E3S Web of Conferences 130, 01022, 2019.
  4. W Vincent, A Winda, MI Solihin. Intelligent Automatic V6 and V8 Engine Sound Detection Based on Artificial Neural Network. E3S Web of Conferences 130, 01035, 2019.
  5. L William, A Winda, D Satrio, T Sofyan, MI Solihin. Automotive Start-Stop Engine Based on Face Recognition System. E3S Web of Conferences 130, 01020, 2019.

Award and Recognitions

  1. Silver medal – Faculty/Kulliyyah of Engineering Research Innovation and Exhibition (KERIE), IIUM, 2006.    Title: Sensor-less Automatic Gantry Crane System.
  2. Best paper award – International Colloquium on Signal Processing & Its Applications (CSPA), 2009.  Title: Self-Erecting Inverted Pendulum Employing PSO for Stabilizing and Tracking Controller.
  3. Best paper award – International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovative Researches (ICETIR), 2019. Title: Development of Non-Destructive Mango Assessment Using Handheld Spectroscopy and Machine Learning Regression.

Contributions to Society

  1. Team Leader: Non-invasive blood glucose measurement using handheld mirco-NIR.  Telemedicine Innovation Challenge, Malaysia, March-June 2018.
  2. Team Leader: RFS Drone Challenge: design to fly,  Malaysia. Dec 2019-April 2020.
  3. Student Club Advisor: UCSI Robotic and AI Club.
  4. Workshop instructor: Machine Learning Practical