Fauzan Khairi Che Harun

Fauzan Khairi Che Harun
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia | UTM · Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FKE)

PhD in Engineering

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Introduction
Fauzan Khairi Che Harun received his BEng degree in Electrical-Electronics Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia(UTM) in 2003. He then further his study in the area of biomedical engineering in University of Warwick where he was awarded with MSc in Advanced Electronic (2005) and PhD in Engineering (2010). His research interests are mainly biomedical electronics, Biological Inspired Micro-system and Electronic Nose System. He is currently the Deputy Director for Global Education in UTM.
Additional affiliations
July 2004 - September 2009
The University of Warwick
Position
  • PhD Student
January 2004 - present
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Education
September 2005 - September 2009
The University of Warwick
Field of study
  • Engineering
September 2004 - September 2005
The University of Warwick
Field of study
  • Advanced Electronic
April 1999 - May 2003
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Field of study
  • Electronics

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Publications (59)
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The increasing demand of smart garment for monitoring people’s health is due to comfortability, lightweight and flexibility properties of the textile could offer to the user. The textile-based electrocardiography (ECG) electrode is an alternative of commercially available silver/silver chloride (Ag/AgCl) electrode which could cause skin allergies t...
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In the development of electrocardiography (ECG) systems for long term monitoring, flexible circuit is often required. However, polymer-based circuits usually required more complex fabrication process and possess limited flexibility. In this study, flexible electro-conductive pattern using cotton fabric as the substrate is proposed. The purpose of t...
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In this paper, a cotton fabric-based electrode was developed for electrocardiography (ECG) monitoring. In the current healthcare system, silver/silver chloride (Ag/AgCl) electrode is commercially used for ECG monitoring purposes. However, study found that the use of Ag/AgCl electrode has several disadvantages due to the presence of hydrogel. Hence,...
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Carbon nanoscrolls (CNSs) with tubular structure similar to the open multiwall carbon nanotube have been of hot debate during recent years. Due to its unique property, Graphene Nanoscroll (GNS) have attracted many research groups’ attention and have been used by them. They specially studied on energy storage devices such as batteries and super capa...
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Neuroimaging is a new technique used to create images of the structure and function of the nervous system in the human brain. Currently, it is crucial in scientific fields. Neuroimaging data are becoming of more interest among the circle of neuroimaging experts. Therefore, it is necessary to develop a large amount of neuroimaging tools. This paper...
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In this paper, the use of infrared sensor installed in the model sensor device is presented. Infrared sensor measured distance of the model surface and the data are used to reconstruct the 3D image. The implementation of five sensors helps in reducing time for data collection, and blind spots can be minimized. The scanning device consists of IR sen...
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This paper proposes the integration of electrochemical detection to micropumps for continuous monitoring of ferrocyanide ions. A homemade device is fabricated using 3D printing and casting techniques with a top and bottom layer of 0.5 mm and 3.0 mm, respectively. The volumetric flow and cyclic voltammetry performances of the device are evaluated at...
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In this paper, new development of a sensor rig device with infrared sensors is used to reconstruct the 3D image of an object’s surfaces. Five sensors have been used to acquire data that measure distance from the object and sensors. A stepper motor controls the object rotation with 2 degrees per turn. A few objects such as tulip, curvilinear, flower...
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The Silences of the Archives, the Reknown of the Story. The Martin Guerre affair has been told many times since Jean de Coras and Guillaume Lesueur published their stories in 1561. It is in many ways a perfect intrigue with uncanny resemblance, persuasive deception and a surprizing end when the two Martin stood face to face, memory to memory, befor...
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Phototherapy is a form of treatment for skin conditions, using light sources which are regularly used to treat jaundice. Common light sources used in phototherapy systems include fluorescent lamp, halogen lamp, fibre optic and also light emitting diodes (LED). Currently, blue LEDs are found to be used in phototherapy devices due to its unique chara...
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The paper describes a wireless health monitoring system, developed in LabVIEW, which is able to transmit and receive a patient's body signal wirelessly to an eZ430- Chronossport watch.Patient's vital body signal such as heart rate and percentage of oxygen saturation will be wirelessly transmitted to a programmable eZ430-Chronos watch to ease patien...
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Graphene is an attention-grabbing material in electronics, physics, chemistry, and even biology because of its unique properties such as high surface-area-to-volume ratio. Also, the ability of graphene-based materials to continuously tune charge carriers from holes to electrons makes them promising for biological applications, especially in lipid b...
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Currently, many heart rate monitors or HRM have been developed with numerical digital displays providing indications of target heart rate. Such displays do not provide for ease of reading under most conditions of use, particularly when the user is exercising vigorously. This paper presents a prototype of a bracelet-like HRM which responds to the pr...
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Band gap as a fundamental electronic parameter has a key role in switching devices in the way that by controlling band gap, switching parameters can be controlled. Bilayer Graphene (BLG) with applied perpendicular electric field is a suitable material for supporting this idea. Perfect BLG is a gapless semiconductor, whereas band gap can be opened a...
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The function of platelet is to control blood from excessive bleeding and has been used as an indicator of abnormal blood function or health disorders, such as in cases of the dengue fever. The platelet has an irregular shape and is relatively small compared to the red blood cells and the white blood cells. Problems have been reported regarding inco...
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This special section of the Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics (JMIHI) is produced from extended versions of the best papers presented at the International Conference on Health Biomechanics (ICHB) which was held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia on 29th November-1st December 2012. The papers of this special section are the outcome of...
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This paper demonstrates an automated PDMS based microfluidic droplet generator for cell counting purpose. The droplet system comprised of three processes, stream flow control, droplet stream detection and cell counting. Mobile phase (oil) and droplet stream (yeast mixture) were injected to the chip with two pressure driven peristaltic micropumps. T...
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This paper describes the developments of Bio-MEMS using fabric as the structural components. The use of fabrics for Bio-MEMS construction significantly simplifies the conventional fabrication process. In this paper we proposed a new fabrication process for fabrics-based Bio-MEMS. In addition, to the simple and low-cost fabrication process, stamping...
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Graphene has amazing carrier transport property and high sensitivity at the single molecule level which leads them as a promising material for batteries, energy storage, catalytic and biosensor applications. The quantum capacitance of different layer graphene is the a notable factor in the nano-electronic device modelling and characterization as a...
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This paper describes the use of multiple Infrared sensors to reconstruct a shape by detecting any changes in sensor displacement when there is an obstacle placed in front of the sensor. Meanwhile, the distance between IR sensors and the obstacle was set at 5 cm to minimize the noise contributed by the reflection of the sensor during data collection...
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Mono layer graphene (MLG) as a new kind of advanced material is in our focus. MLG indicates a two-dimensional structure with quantum confinement effect in its thickness. The MLG based nanomaterial has remarkable potential on electrochemical catalysis and bio-sensing applications. Recently inter sheet sensing systems for graphene sensor have been re...
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Graphene nanoribbon (GNR) because of its unique electrical properties has been employed in many applications, such as batteries, energy storage devices and biosensors. In this paper modelling of bilayer graphene nanoribbon (BGNR) sensor is in our focus. Based on the presented model BGNR quantum capacitance variation effect by the PSA injected elect...
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This study presents an analysis of 22 nm graphene nanoribbon field effect transistor (GNRFET) and 22 nm MOSFET 9-stage ring oscillator circuit. The effect of interconnect properties is assessed to see if the wire resistance or wire capacitance influence the circuit performance in 22 nm technology node for both GNRFET and MOSFET. We employed two typ...
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Graphene become a gifted potential material to be applied in nanoelectronic devices and biosensor applications because its unique properties such as excellent carrier charge mobility and high stability. Compared to the carbon nanotubes (CNTs), illustrates many advantages such as, flexibility, transparent electrodes, low production cost and high sur...
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Graphene Nanoribbon (GNR) has shown to have great advantages over conventional Silicon for the next generation of CMOS. In this paper, graphene nanoribbon field-effect transistor (GNRFET) is analytically modeled. To test its flexibility, the developed GNRFET model is then implemented in SPICE to evaluate its circuit level performance for different...
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Graphene has attracted great interest because of unique properties such as high sensitivity, high mobility, and biocompatibility. It is also known as a superior candidate for pH sensing. Graphene-based ion-sensitive field-effect transistor (ISFET) is currently getting much attention as a novel material with organic nature and ionic liquid gate that...
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Significant attention has been given on the development of droplets-based microfluidic system because of its potential and apparent advantages. Beside the advantages of reducing the sample volume, it's also offer less time consuming for the analysis. Optical and fluorescence among the famous method that was used in detection of droplets but they ar...
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A wireless temperature monitoring system has been designed and fabricated for the monitoring of blood bank temperature. The protection of blood is done by labeling of blood components and stored at refrigerator temperature of 4°C. Therefore, it is important to monitor the temperature of blood bank to ensure the blood is stored properly to avoid the...
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It is utmost to create a system at which can monitor and indicate the gas level exist in certain area, especially for hazardous gas, as early preparation and protection before something worst happen. The gas sensing and monitoring system composes of hardware and software elements. A spiral chamber which is simplified on chip, known as Lab-On-Chip (...
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Students’ engagement is an essential factor that contributes to the achievement of educational learning outcomes in providing knowledge and skills to students. Factors that may influence students’ engagement can be categorized into individual perceived variable which includes personal characteristics and motivation and educational practices which i...
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Accurately differentiating between ventricular fibrillation (VF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) episodes is crucial in preventing potentially fatal misinterpretations. If VT is misinterpreted as VF, the patient will receive an unnecessary shock that could damage the heart; conversely, if VF is incorrectly interpreted as VT, the result will be lif...
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In order to develop the new device characteristic such as graphene nanoribbon , carbon nanotube field effect transistor (CNTFET) and naonowire, it is essential to investigate the effect of quantum limit in nanoscale regime. The effect of quantum confinement on carrier drift velocity as an important parameter in a symmetrical distribution is in our...
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Ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) are potentially life-threatening forms of cardiac arrhythmia. Fast and accurate detection of these conditions can save lives. We used semantic mining to characterize VT and VF episodes by extracting three significant parameters (frequency, damping coefficient and input signal) from elec...
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In this study the authors report on the development of a new type of electronic nose (e-nose) instrument, which the authors refer to as the Portable electronic Mucosa (PeM) as a continuation of previous research. It is designed to mimic the human nose by taking significant biological features and replicating them electronically. The term electronic...
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Home automation is currently getting widespread recognition due to the convenience it provides. Home automation may include centralized control of lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), appliances, and other systems, to provide improved convenience, comfort, energy efficiency and security. This research is focus on creating a v...
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Heart Rate Monitors (HRMs) have become widely used since the last two decades. It used as training aid for various types of sports. And the development of new HRMs has evolved rapidly. Thus, in order to determine the exercise intensity of training session or race, HRMs are mainly used. Compared to the other indication of exercise intensity, Heart r...
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This paper presents the development of a portable electronic nose (e - Nose) based on a National Instrument data acquisition card and LabView. The study includes the design of e-Nose circuits that consist of different types of metal oxide semiconductor from FIGARO as gas sensors. The resistances of each gas sensor are measured through a constant cu...
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This paper describes the development of LabVIEW based driver for charge-coupled device (CCD) linear image sensor in optical tomography system. The Sony ILX551A CCD linear image sensor contains 2048 effective pixels, each pixel approximately 14 microns in size. The sensor requires suitable clocking signals (ΦROG and ΦCLK) before the pixel values tha...
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Recent advances in wireless communication standards and medical monitoring system have made it possible to effectively combine mesh networking with Non-Invasive medical application which is Pulse Oximeter in order to create reliable, large-scale wireless Network. This Mesh networking will enable doctors and nurses to observe and monitor a number of...
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In this chapter, the authors discuss a new concept that involves the development of a new type of sensor array and a new type of time-dependent signal processing method that they call an artificial (or electronic) olfactory mucosa. This so-called e-mucosa employs large sets of spatially distributed odour sensors and gas chromatographic-like retenti...
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Almost all electronic nose instruments reported today employ pattern recognition algorithms written in software and run on digital processors, e.g. micro‐processors, microcontrollers or FPGAs. Conversely, in this paper we describe the analogue VLSI implementation of an electronic nose through the design of a neuromorphic olfactory chip. The modelli...
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The anterior surface of the eye is covered by several physically contiguous but histologically distinguishable epithelia overlying the cornea, limbus, bulbar conjunctiva, fornix conjunctiva, and palpebral conjunctiva. The self-renewing nature of the conjunctival epithelia makes their long-term survival ultimately dependent on small populations of s...
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This paper describes the development of LabVIEW based driver for charge-coupled device (CCD) linear image sensor in optical tomography system. The Sony ILX551A CCD linear image sensor contains 2048 effective pixels, each pixel approximately 14 microns in size. The sensor requires suitable clocking signals (ΦROG and ΦCLK) before the pixel values tha...
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This paper presents a current invention for monitoring the athletes' heart rate during training or exercise session. A bracelet with different color code of Light Emitting Diode (LED) is designed as a wrist heart rate monitor. This color-coding makes the heart rate easier to monitor and enabling the user to know their heart rate range at a certain...
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Portable patient monitoring device has become increasingly important in Hospital wards to record real-time data during normal activity for better treatment. However, the current quality and reliability have not been satisfactory due to the size, weight, distance of coverage and also high power consumption. This paper provides several solutions for...
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In this paper, a prototype of portable device for monitoring athletes’ heart rate during exercise is presented. A color coded bracelet was design as a wrist heart rate monitor which mainly communicates with user via color-coding technology using the RGB LED Strap. This color-coding method makes the heart rate easier to monitor and enabling the user...
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This paper proposed a color coded bracelet prototype heart rate monitoring system communicating with wireless sensor network technology. The use of an integrated design with microcontroller and a ZigBee transceiver gives the possibility of developing wireless devices with small dimensions, low power consumption, and good computing capability. The p...
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Electroencephalogram (EEG) study has significant use for disable people since many people with severe motor disabilities require alternative method for communication and control. Normally this people have normal brain function that can be used to control assistive devices. Therefore this study presents preliminary results of EEG pattern for driving...
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Here we report on the implementation of a new portable electronic nose instrument, inspired by the human olfactory system. Our ‘Portable e-Mucosa’ (PeM) utilizes three large sensor arrays consisting of 200 chemoresistive sensors per array, combined with two columns coated with differently retentive layers. This combination provides spatio-temporal...
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Here we report on an improved concept for electronic noses (e-noses) that combines three large chemosensor arrays (300 resistive elements per array) with two micro-packages, each containing a column inspired by our study of the human olfactory mucosa and nasal cavity. In this novel system, a sample odour passes over the first chemoresistive array g...
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Our understanding of the human olfactory system, particularly with respect to the phenomenon of nasal chromatography, has led us to develop a new generation of novel odour‐sensitive instruments (or electronic noses). This novel instrument is in need of new approaches to data processing so that the information rich signals can be fully exploited; he...
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The study of electronic noses has been an active area of research for over 25 years. Commercial instruments have been successfully deployed within niche application areas, for example, the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. However, these instruments are still inferior to their human counterparts and have not achieved mainstream success....
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Here we report on a new technology for electronic noses (e-noses). This combines two large sensor arrays with a micro-package that behaves similarly to a gas chromatograph column, inspired by the nature of the human olfactory mucosa. Our system comprises two silicon based chemo resistive arrays of 300 sensors with a micro-fluidic package, formed by...
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Nowadays, electronic noses (E-nose) become popular in industry. There are a few types of E-noses which are used to detect odorant and gases such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) device, optical sensor, metal oxide semiconductors (MeOX), and carbon black polymer composite. Electronic nose is a device that can be mimicking biological human nose, which...

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development of Electrocardiography electrodes and circuit on wearable platform.