Research Project & Grants

Area of Interests

  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Activity Recognition in Smart Environments
  • Ambient Intelligence and Smart Homes

Research Funding


    1. Semantic Interoperability Framework for Heterogeneous Internet of Things (IoT Objects), (9653000), Putra Research Grant, RM 25,000, June 2018 – June 2020, Researchers: Thinagaran Perumal, Suman Sukhavasi, Razali Yaakob and Norwati Mustapha, On-Going.
    2. Enhanced spatio-temporal event model for Internet of Things (IoT) service provisioning, Putra Impact Grant (9549700), RM 122,000, September 2017- August 2019, Researchers: Thinagaran Perumal, Iskandar Ishak, Razali Yaakob and Norwati Mustapha, Completed.
    3. Embedded System Based Ambient Informatics for Smart Home Sustainability, Young Initiative Grant Scheme (Putra) (9437200), RM50,000, September 2014 – September 2016, Researchers: Thinagaran Perumal, Md Nasir Sulaiman, Completed.

Co-Researcher / Member:

  1. Enhanced Fall Detection Framework For Smart Home Environment (9644700), Geran Putra Inisiatif Sisawazah, RM 25,000, April 2018 – April 2020, Researchers:, Athi Mahendran, Razali Yaakob, Thinagaran Perumal and Erzam Marlisah, On-Going.
  2. Development of an ambient intelligence based activity recognition model for ageing citizens, Taylor Funding Scheme, RM 22,090, November 2017 – October 2018, Researchers: Thinagaran Perumal, Goh Wei Wei and Sumathi Balakrishnan, Completed.
  3. User centered Internet of Things Devices for Elderly in Ambient Assisted Living, Taylor Funding Scheme, RM 35,800, February 2018 – July 2019, Researchers: Thinagaran Perumal, Goh Wei Wei, Filzah Md Isa and Sumathi Balakrishnan, On-Going.
  4. A New Optimization with new metric formulation for SVM classifier in dealing with imbalanced datasets, FRGS Grant Scheme (5524660), RM 88,000, Researchers: Md Nasir Sulaiman, Norwati Mustapha and Thinagaran Perumal (Member), December 2014- August 2017, Completed.
  5. A new countermeasure method to minimize consistency anomalies in heterogeneous sensor databases based on relaxed – ACID and BASE properties, FRGS Grant Scheme (5524834), RM 66,000, Researchers: Iskandar Ishak, Fatimah Sidi, Hamidah Ibrahim and Thinagaran Perumal (Member) November 2015— May 2018, Completed.
  6. Ambient Intelligence for Smart Buildings, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) June 2013- May 2015, Ministry of Education, Malaysia, RM 70,090, Md Nasir Sulaiman, Norwati Mustapha, Khaironi Yatim Sharif dan Thinagaran Perumal (Member), Completed.
  7. Black Hole Attack Detection and Mitigation in Mobile Adhoc Network (MANET),(9543700), RM 15,000, Geran Putra IPS, Fazirul Hisyam, Samia Khan, Fadlee Rasid, Thinagaran Perumal (Member),August 2017 – August 2018, Completed.
  8. Spatial Smart City Delivery Engine, Techno Fund, MOSTI (TF0813E269), RM 233,000, 2014 - 2016, Researchers: Shattri Mansor, Abd Rahman Ramli, Thinagaran Perumal, Zailani Khuzaimah and Siti Nooradzah Adam, Completed.