Dr. Nor Azman Ismail
Associate Professor, Department of Software Engineering and
Associate Chair (Research & Academic Staff), School of Computing
Faculty of Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Associate Professor in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and
Deputy Director of Corporate Affairs (Web Director).

Office Administration Buiding N28A,
School of Computing,
Faculty of Engineering,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Telephone: +6075538772
Email: or

Academic Qualifications
B.Sc. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 1995
M.IT. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 1999
Ph.D.  Loughborough University, 2007

Current PhD Students:
1.  Choo Yen Lee, PhD Thesis: Enhance Children Mathematic Self Learning Ability Through
2.  Nor Azrini Jaafar, PhD Thesis: Computer Vision Based Techniques in Supporting Solat
3.  Zuriati binti Ismail @ Khori, PhD Thesis: Sentiment Analysis
4.  Gilbert Phuah Leong Siang, PhD Thesis: Integrating Natural Use Interface into Musical Conducting Education
5.  Riszianty Sugiri, PhD Thesis: The Dyslexic User’s Interface Support
6.  Ismairiyanti Ismadi, PhD Thesis: Updating Real time For Tree Maintenance System:
Case study for Oil Palm Plantation
7.  Mohd Sharul Hafiz Razak

Former PhD Students:
1.  Dr. Pang Yee Yong, PhD Thesis: Vision-Based Hand Gesture for Route Planner Navigation
2. Dr. Wang Hui Hui, PhD Thesis: Semantic Gap for Content Based Image Retrieval
3. Dr. Qais Ali Alnuzaili, PhD Thesis: Offline Arabic Word Handwritten Recognition
4. Dr. Mohd Razak Samingan, PhD Thesis: Flexible and Scalable Web Application Framework

Current MSc Students:
1.  Su Elya Namira Mohamed

Former MSc Students:
1.  Mohamed Fakhrul Razi Ashari
2.  Mohamad Alif Fikri Mukhtar
3.  Abdul Arif Abdul Muttalib
4.  Brzu Tahir Mohammed Amin
5.  Siti Azurah Ramlan
6.  Ruzimi
7.  Vivien Wee Mui Eik @ Bee Jade
8.  Choo Leng Yee
9.  Tan Chan Lee
10. Aminah

Focus Areas:
Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Image Retrieval
University Branding & Digital Marketing 

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I am the Deputy Director of Office of Corporate Affairs (Web Director) and an academic staff at Computer Graphics and Multimedia Department, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for about thirteen years. Prior to my appointment as a University Web Director I was Research Coordinator of Computer Graphics and Multimedia Department. In the earliest stages of my career I was employed by Conner Peripherals a company that manufactured hard drives for personal computers and then Perak Department of Education.

Research Interests:

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Recent Publications:

Abdul Arif, N. A. Ismail, 2013, Web Impact Factor for Malaysian Public Universities, International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, Vol. 2, No. 3

Yee Yong Pang, Nor Azman Ismail, 2012. A Survey of Hand Gesture Dialogue Modeling For Map Navigation. Computer Engineering and Applications Journal, Volume 1, No. 2, December 2012, ISSN 2252-4274, pp57-62