Anis Nurashikin Nordin

Anis Nurashikin Nordin
International Islamic University Malaysia | iium · Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Introduction
ANIS NURASHIKIN NORDIN is a Microelectronics Professor and researcher at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She obtained her B. Eng. in Computer Engineering from IIUM and both her MSc and Doctor of Science in Microelectronics and VLSI from The George Washington University, Washington DC in 2003 and 2008 respectively. She has been teaching courses in Electronics Engineering since 2003. She has been awarded IEEE Senior Member. She has won IIUM’s Most Promising Researcher Award in 2010 and IIUM’s Most Outstanding Researcher Award in 2014. She has extensive international collaborative networks and has served as an invited researcher for Linkoping University, Sweden, City College of New York
Additional affiliations
May 2014 - July 2014
University of Twente
Position
  • Visiting Researcher
August 2013 - April 2014
Linköping University
Position
  • Visiting Researcher
September 2012 - present
International Islamic University Malaysia
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
January 2003 - January 2008
George Washington University
Field of study
  • Microelectronics and VLSI

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Publications (198)
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Biosensing technologies can be used for toxicity studies on cell cultures. The xCELLigence Real-Time Cell Analysis (RTCA) system is a portable label-free detection method with the capability to analyze cellular proliferation, migration, invasion, growth, morphology states, and cytotoxicity of adherent cells in a non-invasive environment. In pharmac...
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There is increased usage of flexible electronics recently in various applications such as wearable devices, flexible displays and sensors. Studies on the durability of conductive metal traces under cyclic mechanical loading is crucial since these conductors will be subjected to repeated bending. In this work, the mechanical and electrical behavior...
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With the rise of zoonotic diseases in recent years, there is an urgent need for improved and more accessible screening and diagnostic methods to mitigate future outbreaks. The recent COVID-19 pandemic revealed an over-reliance on RT-PCR, a slow, costly and lab-based method for diagnostics. To better manage the pandemic, a high-throughput, rapid poi...
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Worldwide industrialisation and agriculture activities have led to a serious problem of environmental pollution due to the discharge of toxic contaminants in the watercourse and surroundings. When disposed in concentrations beyond the maximum limit, heavy metals can be a source of contamination to the environment. To monitor the level of contaminat...
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The screen-printed electrode (SPE) sensor is widelyemployedin food analysis, environmental health monitoring, disease detection, toxin detectionandother applications.As it is crucial for the SPE sensor to have an outstanding performance, this study examined the effects of manipulatingthe working electrode(WE)radius, gap spacing between electrodes,...
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This paper presents a novel framework for self-organized learning environments implemented for a virtualsummer program conducted jointly by two universities involving fifteen students from various engineering majors and countries. The framework comprises eight elements: competency-centered, challenge-based learning focused on sustainable developmen...
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We present a low-cost, accessible, and rapid fabrication process for electrochemical microfluidic sensors. This work leverages the accessibility of consumer-grade electronic craft cutters as the primary tool for patterning of sensor electrodes and microfluidic circuits, while commodity materials such as gold leaf, silver ink pen, double-sided tape,...
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The discovery of SARS-CoV-2 virus in the water bodies has been reported, and the risk of virus transmission to human via the water route due to poor wastewater management cannot be disregarded. The main source of the virus in water bodies is the sewage network systems which connects to the surface water. Wastewater-based epidemiology has been appli...
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Diabetes has become a major health problem in society. Invasive glucometers, although precise, only provide discrete measurements at specific times and are unsuitable for long-term monitoring due to the injuries caused on skin and the prohibitive cost of disposables. Remote, continuous, self-monitoring of blood sugar levels allows for active and be...
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Integrated microfluidic biosensors enable powerful microscale analyses in biology, physics, and chemistry. However, conventional methods for fabrication of biosensors are dependent on cleanroom-based approaches requiring facilities that are expensive and are limited in access. This is especially prohibitive toward researchers in low- and middle-inc...
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Graphene is the preferred material for supercapacitor electrodes in comparison to the conventional activated carbon (AC). However, there are trade-offs between the usage of these two materials. Further understanding of each material's contribution is needed, especially when they are combined as a composite electrode. This work explores the properti...
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This paper aims to study the performance of all basic inductive resonant wireless power transfer (WPT) topologies for power transfer efficiency, using the effect of circuit topology in affecting the coefficient of coupling. In the study, all the four basic inductive resonant wireless power transfer topologies are analyzed and simulated. The simple...
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Though the power transfer efficiency of the inductive resonant wireless power transfer is relatively high, the power transfer efficiency of the inductive resonant wireless power transfer is undoubtedly depending on the coupling coefficient. Coupled with the coupling coefficient, the highest possible power transfer efficiency can be achieved by cont...
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This paper is to describe a contemporary approach of microwave spectroscopy by adapting the interdigital capacitor sensor in estimating the glucose levels in blood through the electromagnetic properties change. Interdigital capacitor configuration has been implemented in various field of applications nowadays such surface acoustic wave (SAW) equipm...
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Though the power transfer efficiency of the inductive resonant wireless power transfer is relatively high, the power transfer efficiency of the inductive resonant wireless power transfer is undoubtedly depending on the coupling coefficient. Coupled with the coupling coefficient, the highest possible power transfer efficiency can be achieved by c...
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Brushless DC (BLDC) motors are very popular for applications in automation and electric vehicle systems due to their unique features. Although these motors have many advantages over conventional DC motors, they also suffer some limitations in their functionality due to their direct dependability on the controller driver circuit. The proportional in...
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Inkjet printing has proven to be a promising alternative method in the fabrication of printed electronics, besides screen printing and photolithography etching. In this work, we characterize the electrical performance of inkjet printed circuits on flexible PET and glossy photo paper. The electrical circuits were printed using a commercial Epson L31...
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Zinc batteries are a more sustainable alternative to lithium-ion batteries due to its components being highly recyclable. With the improvements in the screen printing technology, high quality devices can be printed with at high throughput and precision at a lower cost compared to those manufactured using lithographic techniques. In this paper we de...
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Lung cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide and has a significant impact on public health across society. Among all types of cancer, lung cancer is typically silent and it is commonly diagnosed at a later stage where treatment is rarely achievable. There is an urgent need for the development of the early diagnosis of lung cancer for an impr...
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Improvement in sensing layer properties of quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) sensors are crucial in developing gas sensors with high sensitivity and selectivity. In this work, we study the use of chitosan thin film as the sensing layer on a QCM sensor to identify the presence of volatile organic compounds specifically isopropyl alcohol (IPA). The e...
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Aims Recent advancements in sensing technology and wireless communications have accelerated the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) which promote the usage of wearable sensors. An emerging trend is to develop self-sustainable wearable devices, thus eliminating the necessity of the user to carry bulky batteries. In this work, the development...
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Currently, brushless direct current (BLDC) motors are becoming popular in electric vehicles, automation systems and industrial applications. Basically, the BLDC motors are a special type of electronically controlled electric motor systems. In fact, the successful advancement of electronic technology has made these motors a reality. Without an elect...
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The ability to automatically detect human facial expressions using sensor technology can potentially improve the quality of human life. The facial expressions can indicate the intentions and physiological conditions of a person which is valuable to healthcare sector. This paper presents the development of a low-cost stretchable strain sensor for hu...
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Much discussion has been done about the golden era of Muslim civilization and its decline over the past centuries. Recent downturn of events in the Middle East has given birth to the Muslim refugee crisis, coupled with terrorist attacks have fueled the growth. Now more than ever, Muslim need inspirational role models, to survive this crisis and bac...
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This paper presents the use of a commercial quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) to investigate live-cell activity in water-based toxic solutions. The QCM used in this research has a resonant frequency of 10 MHz and consists of an AT-cut quartz crystal with gold electrodes on both sides. This QCM was transformed into a functional biosensor by integrat...
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This paper highlights the design, simulation and fabrication of an array of twelve integrated electrochemical – quartz crystal microbalance (IEQCM) sensors on a single substrate for liquid sensing. Integration of both measurement techniques is made possible by combining the three electrode electrochemical device with the top and bottom electrodes f...
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Abstract: Many Industries are using Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) Motor in various applications for their high torque performance, higher efficiency and low volume in size. Normally, by using Fuzzy controller is so difficult to tune the parameters and get contented speed control and torque. On the other hand, PID controller has the ability to sat...
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The interdigital sensor has been implemented in various field of applications such as microwave device, chemical sensor and biological sensor. This work describes the design and fabrication of an interdigital sensor (IDS) design that has the potential of estimating blood glucose levels using capacitive measurements. The IDS was first designed using...
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In the Bio-medical field, preterm infant care is one of the most important and popular areas of study. The newborns are at a higher risk of mortality and are called high-risk infants because of the gestational age or their birth weight put them at higher-than-average risk of disease and death. For that purpose, the preterm baby requires surrounding...
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Flexible and stretchable circuits have recently gained traction in the market due to the popularity of wearables and the rapid advancement in microsensors, big data and the Internet of Everything. For devices to be truly wearable, they need to conform to the shape of the human body, allowing ease of use, with sensors being pervasive but not intrusi...
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A systematic approach using Taguchi method is proposed for optimization of complementary metal oxide semiconductor microelectromechanical system surface acoustic wave (SAW) resonators. The aim of the present method is to enhance the performance of SAW devices in terms of electromechanical coupling coefficient while reducing the design and developme...
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Dengue is an infectious mosquito-borne viral disease that affects approximately 50 million people annually worldwide and is prevalent mostly in the tropics. Severe cases of dengue can be fatal, making early detection and fast diagnosis crucial towards improving patient care and survival rates. Currently, early detection can be achieved through dete...
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Currently, new fabrication methods for rapid prototyping of microfluidic devices has bring attention among researchers from various fields. The main reason is the use of lithographic equipment in standard fabrication method for master fabrication require trained personnel and high cost disposable materials. In this paper, a new fabrication method v...
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Dengue illness is an infectious tropical disease, transmitted by Aedes mosquitos, that poses a serious health threat to the tropical world. This disease causes widespread infection worldwide, with about 50 million cases of dengue occurring per annum out of which 500,000 recorded cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever and 22,000 deaths. Currently, there...
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Nowadays, many surface sensing mechanisms exist, not all of them can be applied in water-based environment. Most of surface sensing techniques were developed in air-based environment. In order to obtain a potential cell-based biosensor, the sensing method needs to be reliable and repeatable in liquid environment. Therefore, we adapt existing air-ba...
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As transistor sizes scale down to nanometres dimensions, CMOS circuits become more sensitive to radiation. High-performance static random access memory (SRAM) cells are prone to radiation-induced single event upsets (SEU) which come from the natural space environment. The SEU generates a soft error in the transistor due to the strike of an ionizing...
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This paper presents a simple resistance-to-time converter. It consists of two voltage comparators, a ramp voltage generator, two logic gates and impulse voltage calibrators. A square-wave generator circuit is suggested in this paper. The design is simple and independent of the OPAMP offset issues. The resulting square-wave is rectified to get its D...
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Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM) is a device that allows non-destructive measurements of r in situ reaction activities. In this article, an array comprising of six 3MHz QCM sensors in an array were characterized using a vector network analyzer and OpenQCM, a portable measuring instrument that measures change in resonance frequency. Measurements of...
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Most commercial quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) sensors are fabricated as a single AT quartz crystal device and are used for biosensor applications. This limits the sensor’s ability to perform detection of multiple targets at a single time. To overcome this we propose in this work, the design, optimization and simulation of a MEMS quartz mass (QC...
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This paper presents a novel design, optimization and analysis of capacitive radio frequency (RF) micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) switch. The design incorporates a novel membrane and beams’ structure with two short high-impedance transmission-line (T-line) sections added on either side of the switch (namely T-match switch) to improve its RF pe...
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This paper highlights the design and analysis of a pierce oscillator circuit for CMOS MEMS surface acoustic wave resonators. The boosted pierce topology using two, three-stage cascode amplifiers provides sufficient gain to counteract the high insertion losses of − 65 dB at 1.3 GHz of the SAW resonator. For accurate prediction of the oscillator’s pe...
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Dengue illness is an infectious tropical disease, transmitted by Aedes mosquitos, that poses a serious health threat to the tropical world. This disease causes widespread infection worldwide, with about 50 million cases of dengue occurring per annum out of which 500,000 recorded cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever and 22,000 deaths. Currently, there...
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The main objective of this article is to demonstrate by performing simulation measurements of biosensor that can detect the presence of pathogens through simultaneous mass and impedance techniques. This biosensor merges two biosensing techniques namely resonant frequency measurements and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) on a single bios...
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In this study, a shear horizontal surface acoustic wave (SHSAW) was used for Escherichia coli (E. coli) detection. E. coli O157:H7 serotype, a dangerous strain among 225 E. coli unique serotypes was chosen as test sample. A few cells of this bacterium are able to cause young children to be most vulnerable to serious complications. Presence of highe...
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Peer-review under responsibility of the organizing committee of Biosensors 2016.
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Natural products have traditionally been used for medicinal purposes in Asian communities. Toxicity studies typically use animal testing to predict the harmfulness of a particular substance to human health. For this study, in lieu of animal testing, we utilized cell-based biosensors to evaluate the toxicity of natural products. The cell-based biose...
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Electrical cell-substrate impedance sensing (ECIS) is a powerful technique to monitor real-time cell behavior. In this study, an ECIS biosensor formed using two interdigitated electrode structures (IDEs) was used to monitor cell behavior and its response to toxicants. Three different sensors with varied electrode spacing were first modeled using CO...