Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia
Voon-Chet KOO graduated from University of Malaya in 1997, and received his MEngSc and PhD degrees in Microwave Engineering from the Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia in 1999 and 2005, respectively. He is currently a full Professor of Multimedia University. His research interest includes remote sensing technologies, signal processing, and embedded system design. Prof Koo has been a principal consultant for various government agencies and engineering firms since 2000. He has published more than 100 papers in refereed journals, international conferences, 2 books, and 9 patents. He is also the recipient of the inaugural Young Engineer Award by the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia in 2004.
Prof. Koo has more than 20 years of experience in remote sensing and related technologies, particularly on high-resolution imaging system for environmental monitoring and earth resource management. He is a regular invited speaker in international conferences and has delivered guest lectures and technical workshops to various universities, government agencies and private sectors, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and the United States.
Prof. Koo is presently the Director of Digital Lifestyle Research Institute, MMU, Past Chair of the Centre for Remote Sensing and Surveillance Technologies, MMU, Past Chair of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Chapter, Malaysia Section, a registered Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate, a Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), and a senior member of IEEE. Prof. Koo is also the founder and the current CEO of a spin-off company of the university research centre. The company, iRadar, was incorporated in 2011 with primary focus to provide smart sensing solutions for environmental and vegetation growth monitoring.
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