Centre for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research (CISIR) strongly welcome those who are interested to pursue PhD and Master in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. We are seeking hardworking and committed individuals to pursue their study in Neuroimaging Research.


Focused area

Science of learning

Mental Stress and Fatigue




Max Age PhD – 35 year


Bachelor >3.00, 

MSc > 3.50 equivalent


Qualification in

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Computer Engineering 

Biomedical Engineering 


Applied Math and 

Equivalent from a recognized institution.



Fully covered tuition fees

Monthly Stipend 

Financial support to attend Short Courses and Local Conferences


List of available research topic

1. Developing model for personalized learning

2. Use of Neurofeedback in classroom setting

3. Using Neurofeedback to improve learning abilities of Introverts

4. Detection of student interest (Positive/Negative/ passionate) in a topic in class

5. Neural Sources and underlying mechanisms of conscious and unconscious learning with emotion and fear factors using Multimodal Neuroimaging Techniques

6. Assessment of effect of stress on memory during the exams for students

7. Real time assessment of attention in class using fNIRS based hyperscanning technique

8. Motion sickness assessment and mitigation using Neurofeedback

9. Testing and Validation of MDD diagnosis method

10. The study of psychological stress and mood states using optical topography modality

11. Neuroergonomic Analysis of Human Automatic Interaction Performance - Assessment of Mental Stress State by EEG on Plant Operators

12. Development of model for assessment and treatment of stress

13. Assessment of stress using multimodalities (EEG and FNIR)

14. Assessment and Mitigation of Fatigue using Neurofeedback 

15. Visualization of the effects of landscape garden on mood state using fNIRS



If you interested please send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by 9th February 2018. We will email you about the interview once we review your resume.

If you have any inquiry kindly contact: 

Miss Aishah Ismail or Dr Syed Jamal Safdar Gardezi 
Centre for Intelligent Signal & Imaging Research (CISIR)
Block 22, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar,
31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

Tel      : +605 368 7888  |   Website: 


Upcoming Event

16th January 2018 
Seminar Room 6, Undercroft, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS



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