#UTP's Centre of Excellence (COE), Centre for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research (CISIR) has been recognised by the Ministry of Education (MOE) as the National Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE) status focusing on biomedical image analysis with neuro chemical imaging as its research niche area.
This was announced at a ceremony officiated by Education Minister II, Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh on 9 October 2014.
As National HICoE, CISIR will receive yearly funding from MOE for the next 3 years. The centre is also expected to produce high impact publications in Tier 1 and 2 ISI-indexed journals, PhD graduates, intellectual property and generate its own revenue through
short courses, consultancy and commercialisation.
CISIR is one of the leading intelligent signal and imaging research groups in Malaysia. It undertakes research to advanced signal and imaging processing techniques and the implementation of real-time embedded systems. CISIR conducts translational research in real-world multi-disciplinary areas such as biomedical, engineering, visual surveillance, remote sensing and neuroscience.
Full story, read The Star newspaper this Sunday 12 Oct.