Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Assoc. Prof. Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng

Dr. June Ngo

CONTACT INFO:
• Phone number: 6-082-581345
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EDUCATION:
• Ph.D., Fine Arts, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
• M.Sc.,Textile Design (Printed Textiles), Philadelphia University, USA
• B.A. (Distinction), Textile Design (Knitted Textiles), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

COURSES TAUGHT:
• GKL1063 Textile and Fashion Design I
• GKL2213 Textile and Fashion Design II
• GKG1064 Elements and Principles of Design
• GKL1053 Textile Techniques and Processes
• GKA3093 Applied Arts Seminar
• GKL3153 Colour Coordination and Design
• GKA3086 Final Year Project and Research
• GKA3034 Design Technology Seminar

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
• Songket Weaving
• Textile Design
• Textile Dyeing
• Textile Printing (Synthetic and Natural dyes)
• Handicrafts

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
1) Journals
• Submited to RJTA in 2014, in the process of being reviewed by reviewers. Faiz, F.A., Ngo, J.S.K., & Bujang, K.B. Ascorbic Acid Treatment to Improve the
Lightfastness or as a Reducing agent on Silk Fabric Dyed with Pulverised Natural Dyes. Research Journal of Textile Apparel.
• Ngo, J.S.K., Ong, W.F., Ahmad, F.B. & Bujang, K.B. (2013). A study of soluble-powdered natural dyes. Research Journal of Textile Apparel, Vol. 17, No.1,
pp. 104-112. ISSN 1560-6074.
• Najmuldeen, R. S. & Ngo, J.S.K. (2010). The role of photo-surrealism in print advertisements. The International Journal of the Arts in Society. Vol.5,
No.1. 153-167. ISSN 1833-1866.

2) Author/Researcher Book
• 2012: Siti Zainon Ismail, Sulaiman Ghani, Norwani Nawawi, Ngo, J.S.K. & Noel, J.R. (2012). National Textile Museum. Kuala Lumpur: Department of Museums
Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-0372-05-1

3) Chapter in a Book
Upcoming:
• Submitted to editor in Dec, 2013. Expected to be Published 2015/2016: Chapter in a Book “Transforming Malaysian Handwoven Songket in the Contemporary
World” in the Handbook of Textile Culture. Editors; Janis Jefferies, Hazel Clark and Diana Wood Conroy. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom.

4) Article in a Book
• 2013: Ngo, J.S.K. 'Interviewing of Sarawak Textile Heritage'. Exhibition of Creativity, Innovation, Technology and Research in the Arts (E-Citra) –
Reflection 2012. Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, University Malaysia Sarawak. pp. 60-61. ISBN 978-967-5418-35-8

5) Magazines
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2011). Improving lives of songket weavers in Sarawak through the production of contemporary songket. Borneo Talk Magazine. Vol. 22. October-
December 2011 Issue. (pp. 26-27). Malaysia: Bumi Serasi. ISSN 1823-9625
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). Application of painting and printing techniques in batik (Part 2), MyBatik Magazine, November 2008 Issue (pp.10-11). Malaysia: TMS Art
Gallery ISSN 1985-98X.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). Application of painting and printing techniques in batik (Part 1), MyBatik Magazine, August 2008 Issue (pp.16-17). Malaysia: TMS Art
Gallery ISSN 1985-398X.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). The usage of reactive dyes in batik painting, MyBatik Magazine, May 2008 Issue (pp.22-23). Malaysia: TMS Art Gallery ISSN 1985-398X.

6) Monograph
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2009). Preserving the craft of Songket weaving in Malaysia. Monograph of Enhancement of Borneo Indigenous Design. Design Technology, Faculty
of Applied and Creative Arts, University Malaysia Sarawak. ISBN 967541805-2.

7) Conference/ Symposium/ Seminar
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2014). Preserving the craft of Songket Weaving through Textile Art. Proceedings of the 1st World Art Convention. 7-21 December 2014. Imperial
Hotel, Kuching: Impression Sarawak.
• Ngo, J.S.K. & Ong, W.F. (2012). Soluble Powdered Natural Dyes of Psychotria Viridiflora Zoll. Ex. Miq. Leaves for Textile Printing. E-Proceedings of the
International Symposium and Exhibition on Natural Dyes & World Eco-Fiber and Textile Forum: Waste to Wealth. 27 September - 1 October 2012 Kuching, Sarawak,
Malaysia: Society of Atelier Sarawak.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2011). Revitalising the Craft of Songket Weaving through Innovation in Malaysia. International Textile Seminar: Á Celebration of South East
Asia Textiles. 20 December 2011. National Textile Museum. http://www.jmm.gov.my/files/pictures/Revitalising%20the%20Craft%20of%20Songket%20Weaving%
20through%20Innovation%20in%20Malaysia.pdf.
• Faiz, A.F. & Ngo, J.S.K. (2011). Dyeing using Pulverized Mangosteen Husk and Sepang Wood on Cotton and Silk. The Malay Archipelago Heritage Seminar 2011
Malaysia. 9-11 December 2011. Universiti Malaysia Sabah. ISBN 978-983-2641-85-8 http://ferozaaf.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/ums-conference-paperwork.pdf
• Ong, W.F., Ngo, J.S.K. & Ahmad, F.B. (2011). User Friendly Natural Dyes for Printed Textiles. E-Proceedings of the 8th Asia Fiber Art (AFA) Exhibition &
Symposium 2011 Malaysia, 13-14 July 2011, Universiti Tekologi MARA Perak. ISBN 978-967-5741-04-3
• Ngo, J.S.K., Ong, W.F., Ahmad, F.B. & Bujang, K.B. (2011). Soluble powdered natural dyes from Malaysia. Proceedings of the International Symposium &
Exhibition on Natural Dyes (ISEND 2011) 25-30 April 2011, La Rochelle, France. ISBN 978-2-911320-43-9
• Ngo, J.S.K., Lim, E. & Bamadhaj, H. (2010). Sustaining the magnificent craft of songket weaving in Malaysia. Proceedings of the Textile Society of America,
12th Biennial Symposium. 6-9 October 2010. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA: Textile Society of America Paper 41. Published by Digital Commons @ University of
Nebraska – Lincoln http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/tsaconf/41. Also published at http://www.fibre2fashion.com/industry-article/44/4387/sustaining-the-
magnificent-craft1.asp
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2010). Innovative contemporary songket by Royal Terengganu Songket. Proceedings of the World Eco Fiber Textiles Forum 2010 (WEFT), 24-26
September 2010. Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia: Society of Atelier Sarawak.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2010). Songket kontemporari Malaysia tenunan tangan untuk pasaran global. Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, UNIMAS. Yet to be published.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2009). Preserving the craft of songket weaving in Malaysia. Monograph: Enhancement of Borneo Indigenous Design. Department of Design
Technology, Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, University Malaysia Sarawak. pp.106-109. ISBN 967541805-2
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2009). Innovating the traditional Malaysian handwoven songket for today’s living. Textile Convention 2009, 28-29 July 2009 (pp.149-154).
Kuala Lumpur: University Institute Technology Mara.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2009). Contemporary Malaysian handwoven textiles for export market. Proceedings of the Seminar Antarabangsa Tenun Nusantara (International
Archipelago Weaving Seminar), 12-14 May 2009 (pp. 325-333). Kuantan: Pahang Museum & University Malaya.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). The production of contemporary Malaysian handwoven textiles for broader market. Proceedings of the Tenun Pahang DiRaja Workshop, 13-14
December 2008. Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia: Lembaga Muzium Negeri Pahang.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). Malaysian handwoven songket for contemporary living. Proceedings of the Sidang Seni Visual Malaysia 08 (SINI), 19 August 2008 (pp.140-
146). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: National Art Gallery. ISBN 978-983-3497-27-0.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). The potential of contemporary Malaysian handwoven songket. Proceedings of the World Eco Fiber Textiles Forum 2008 (WEFT), 12-14
September 2008. Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia: Society of Atelier Sarawak.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). Research methods and creative textile processes employed to innovate the Malaysian handwoven songket into contemporary songket.
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied and Creative Arts. Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia: Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts,
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. pp. 43-49. ISBN 978-967-5418-13-6.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2008). Research methods and creative textile processes employed to innovate the Malaysian handwoven songket into contemporary songket.
Abstract: 2nd International Conference on Applied and Creative Arts 2008 (p. 45). ISBN 978-983-9257-82-3.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2006). Beyond the production of traditional songket weaving. Proceedings of the World Eco Fiber and Textiles Forum 2006 (W.E.F.T): Textile
Tradition Today, 5-7 May 2006 (pp. 40-42). Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia: Society of Atelier Sarawak. ISBN-983-43031-0-6
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2006). Sustainability of the traditional Malaysian handwoven songket through education and innovation. The Second International Conference on
Sustainable Heritage Development: Environment, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. 9-12 January 2006. Hanoi, Vietnam: Common Ground, Australia.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2005). Beyond songket. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Malay Songket: The Regal Heritage of the Malay World, 6-7 September 2005.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: TV3.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2003). Fusing art and science to produce contemporary Malaysian printed textiles for the Asian market. Proceedings of the Malaysia Design
Conference 2003: The Emergence of Asian Design, 8-9 October 2003. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Malaysia Design Council.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2003). Experimental printing with natural and synthetic dyes. Proceedings of the World Eco Fiber and Textiles Forum 2003(W.E.F.T): Hand-
painted, Printed and Decorated Textiles, 19-21 September 2003 (pp. 84 – 90). Kuching, Malaysia: Society of Atelier Sarawak.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2003). An innovative approach to merge art and science to produce contemporary printed textiles for the Malaysian and export market.
Proceedings of the National Conference on Textile, Apparel and Fashion Industries conference, 5-6 August (pp. 36 – 45). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Faculty of
Applied Sciences, Universiti of Technology Mara. ISBN-983-2913-00-4
• Ngo, J.S.K. (2001). Inspirational Sarawak insignia collection description/ synopsis. Proceedings of the World Eco Fibre and Textiles Forum 2001(W.E.F.T).
20-22 September 2001 (pp.189-192). Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia: Society of Atelier Sarawak.
• Ngo, J.S.K. (1998). Malaysian batik industry: issues and challenges. SHIFT:Contemporary Textile Practice - Towards The Next Millennium. Participants
Electronic Gallery. 1998. Canberra, Australia: Canberra School of Art, Australian National University.
http://www.anu.edu.au/ITA/CSA/textiles/shift/junengosiokkheng.html (website no longer exist)

AWARDS:
• 2008 & 2012: Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (UNIMAS Excellence Service Award)
• 2012: Anugerah Perkhidmatan Setia (Loyal Service Award) 2012 for 15 years of service at UNIMAS.
• 2011: Awarded the “Great Women of our Times 2011” in recognition of the outstanding career achievements and contributions to society in the fields of
Design & Style category by Malaysia Women’s Weekly.
• 2002: Bronze Award from Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment of Malaysia for the Invention/ Innovation Competition.
• 1997: The President’s Award for Best Graduate Student at Philadelphia University (Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science), PA, USA.

SUPERVISION OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS:
As Main Supervisor to the following UNIMAS PhD Students
1. PhD Candidate:
• 2012 - Completed: Raqee S. Najmuldeen, Ph.D. “Visual Strategies Study For PhotoSurrealism in Advertising Mediums”(As Main Supervisor)
• 2012 - On-going: Denmamode Leila Hafeeza Mohamad “Emotional Sensory Packaging Design Opportunities to Enhance Online Shopping Experience”.(As Main
Supervisor)
• 2009 - On-going: Mr. Osakue Emanuel Ehimen “Exploration of Sarawak Indigenous Woodcraft Materials and Forms”.(As Main Supervisor)
• 2010 - On-going: Mohd Azahar Bin Samin “Memartabatkan Semula Kain Pelangi Tempatan Melalui Eksperimentasi Tekstil dan Strategi Serta Potensi
Pengkomersialannya”. (As Co-Supervisor)

2.Master's Candidate:
• 2014 - Completed: Cik Feroza Binti Ahmad Faiz., MA. “Pulverized Natural Dyes for Textile Dyeing”.(As Main Supervisor)
• 2013 - Completed: Soffie Balisbernard bt Abdullah, MA. “Keperluan Penguasaan Kemahiran Pendidikan Seni Visual Sekolah Menengah untuk Guru- Guru Seni di
Sarawak”.(As Main Supervisor)
• 2012 – On-going: Catriona Elspeth Maddocks, “Revitalising Penan Performances and Handicrafts for the Contemporary World”.(As Main Supervisor)
• 2012 – On-going: Syeda Mehwish Zara Zaidi, “Application of Information Design in Enhancing Outreach Healthcare Services for the Khanabadosh Communities”.
(As Main Supervisor)
• 2010 – On-going: Ong Wan Fen, “User Friendly Natural Dyes for Printed Textiles”.(As Main Supervisor)

EXAMINER OF POSTGRADUATE THESES: 
As Internal Examiner
• 2012: Ph.D, UNIMAS. Ahmad Zuhairi Abdul Majid (09011422. “Design Strategy in Service Innovation of Automobile Service Centre in Klang Valley”. 2012.
• 2012: Master of Arts Degree, UNIMAS. Asrul Asshadi B. Mohamad Morni. “Adaptasi Budaya Setempat di dalam Identiti Kostum Wanita Melayu Persisir di Sarawak”.
2012.
• 2008: Master of Arts Degree, UNIMAS. Osakue Emanuel Ehimen,. “Comparative Analysis of Semantic and Semiotics of African and Borneo Beads”.

As External Examiner
• 2013: Master of Arts Degree (Visual Arts), Cultural Centre, University Malaya. Nasrin Saadatagah (RGB10002). “Expression of Cultural Identity in Mella
Jaarsma’s Artworks”.
• 2010: Master of Arts Degree (Visual Arts), Cultural Centre, University Malaya. Gabriela Riskova (RGB080001). “Knotted Masterpieces: A Study of Turkish
Carpets, their History and Current Status”.
• 2010: Master of Arts Degree (Visual Arts), Cultural Centre, University Malaya. Miao Jing (China) (RGB070005). “The Application of Six Principles Theory in
Malaysian Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting: A Case Study of Cheah Thien Soong’s Paintings”. 2010.
• 2008: Master of Arts Degree (Visual Arts), Cultural Centre, University Malaya. Yip Jinchi (RGB050002). “The Graphic Representation and Functional
Application of the Chinese Dragon in Malaysia and Singapore: From Clan Houses and Temples to the Contemporary (Commercial) World”.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
As Project Leader:
• 2008-2012 - As Project Leader: Development of Soluble Powdered Natural Dyes for Textile Dyeing and Printing (Dana Khas Inovasi RM 24,317.00 DI/08/2008(04))
  Dr. June Ngo (Project Leader), Professor. Dr. Kopli Bujang, Professor Dr. Fasihuddin Ahmad and Professor Dr. Amir Azam Khan
  Duration: 6 May 2008- 5 May 2012
• 2010-2012 - As Project Leader: Innovating Traditional Malaysian Handwoven Songket into Contemporary Songket for Broader Usage (Phase 2) RM120,000.00. Grant
from Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah (YTNZ)
• 2008-2010: Innovating Traditional Malaysian Handwoven Songket into Contemporary Songket for Broader Usage (Phase 1) RM20,000.00. Grant from YTNZ.
• 2008-2012: Issues and Challenges Faced by the Songket Industry in Malaysia NS(F03)-22/2008(15)
• 2003: Manual for Printing with Natural Dyes. Self-funded Research
  Major Output: Formulating recipes and producing colors on cotton and silk fabric using natural dyes from Malaysia.
• 2001: Experimentation on Natural Resist, Devore, Natural and Synthetic Dyes for Contemporary Textile Printing and Dyeing. Funded by UNIMAS
  Major Output: Produced a collection of textiles for apparel usage.
• 2014 -On-going - As Co-researcher: Developing Ecotourism for the Penan Community at Long Lamai Based on Carrying Capacity Approach. University Community Transformation Fundings (UCTC). RM80,000.
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lo May Chiun, Professor Alvin Yeo Wee, Dr. John Phoa Chui Leong, Dr. Rossazana Abd Rahim, Sharon Cheuk Choy Sheung, Azuriaty Atang, Assoc.
  Prof. Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng and Dr. Tariq Zaman
  Duration: July 2014 – Jun 2016
• 2013-On-going - As Co-researcher: Analysing and Documenting the Craft of Traditional Pottery Making in Malaysia RM81,000.00 (FRGS Grant No: FRGS/2/2013/STWN09/UNIMAS/01/)
  Professor Dr. Lale Dilbas (Project Leader), Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng, Dr. Funda Altin, & Aliffazraie b Jali
  Duration: 1 December 2013 - 30 November 2016
• 2012-2014 - As Co-researcher: Strategic Planning for Handicraft Development in a responsible Eco-tourism Destination: Long Lamai RM115,000.00 (KTP Grant No:E14099 I03 69 KTP/03/2012)
  Prof. Dr. Alvin Yeo (Project Leader), Dr. John Phoa, Dr. Azman
  Bujang Masli, Dr. Edwin Mit, Mohd Ismail Jolhip, Cheah Wai Shiang & Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng
  Duration: 1 August 2012 - 31 July 2014
• 2009-2011 - As Co-researcher: Sarawak Malay Material Culture and Weltanschauung RM70,000.00 FRGS/04(02)681/2008(14)
  Dr. Awang Azman (Project Leader), Dr. June Ngo, Pn. Farah Hanini, Pn. Rosnah Mustafa, Pn. Salbia Hassan & Pn. Fatimah Subet
  Duration: Jan 2009 – Dec 2011
• 2009-2012 - As Co-researcher: Innovative Terengganu Songket Weaving Machine (ITSWM) (C0061) RM 500,000.00 MOSTI/NOD/RND/PPRJ-1/1/20. Community Innovation Fund by MOSTI to YTNZ.
  Tengku Ahmad Shabirin Awalludin (project leader-Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah), Dr. June Ngo (Consultant & Co-researcher, UNIMAS) & SIRIM (Consultant)
  Duration: 15 Oct 2009 – 30 June 2011
• 2008-2009 - As Co-researcher: Universal Design Principles Towards the Enhancement of Borneo’s Indigenous Design (E-BID) Design Technology Research Group,
  Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, UNIMAS. Top down UNIMAS grant 03(K08)-598/2006 (31)
  Professor Dr. Haji Khairul Aidil Azlin Abd Rahman (Research Project Leader) and all the Lecturers of Design Technology Department, FACA, UNIMAS.
  Duration: 2008-2009

EXPERIENCES:
• 2014 - Journal & Conference Paper Reviewer: Conference paper reviewer for 4th International Services Innovation Design Conference 2014 (4th ISIDC 2014).
• 2013 - Journal & Conference Paper Reviewer: Reviewer for a Publication in 'World Applied Journal'(WASJ)," Suitability of Sewing Thread on Different Types of Sheer Fabrics", appointed by the editorial board of the Academic Publication Committee (JAPENA), Universiti Teknologi Mara Pahang.
• 2011 - Journal & Conference Paper Reviewer: Head of Paper Reviewer and Editorial-Committee Member for International Conference of Applied and Creative Arts (ICACA) 2011.
• 2013 - Editor: Editor for “Research Update – Niche Area Industrial Design” magazine Vol.9 No.1, June 2013. Published by Publication Division, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. 2013.
• 2013 - Curator: to curate the projected exhibition of songket fabrics during the RUMAH (chez soi en malaise) Installation – Exhibition organised at Galerie Huit, Arles, France from 17-31 May 2013.

CONSULTANCY ACTIVITIES:
• 2012: Commission to Design Artworks for Serai Book Cover Project
  Client: Bandar Raya Developments Berhad, Kuala Lumpur
• 2008-2012(2 Terms): Consultant - Appointed as ‘Director for Textile Design and Production’ – responsible for the production of contemporary songket for the
  Royal Terengganu Songket Brand under Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah.
  Client: Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah, Kuala Lumpur
• 2010: Member of Expert Panel to the Consultant (RSM Strategic Business Advisors) for the Panel Consultation Workshop in relation to Business Strategy,
  Marketing and Implementation Plan for the Development of the Handicraft Cluster in the East Coast Economic Region 2010.
  Client: RSM Strategic Business Advisors, Kuala Lumpur
• 2009: Mace Design for Sarawak State Assembly, Sarawak
  Team Members: Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng (Project Leader), Dr. Saiful Bahari Mohd Yusoff, Cik Salmiah Hamid and Ong Wan Fen
  Client: Sarawak State Assembly
• 2009: Batik Uniforms (for Ministers) for the Opening of the New Sarawak State Assembly Building, Sarawak
  Team Members: Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng (Project Leader) and Ong Wan Fen
  Client: Sarawak State Assembly
• 2008: Designer for Baju Batik Petugas, 14th ASEAN University Games 2008 (AUG 2008)
  Team Members: Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng (Project Leader) and Ong Wan Fen
  Client: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
• 2006-2009: Researcher for the Museum Storyboard on Sarawak Ethnic Textiles Segment
  Team Members: Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng (Leader for Sarawak Section) and Janet Rata Noel from The Tun Jugah Foundation
  Client Name: Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation and National Museum, Kuala Lumpur
• 2002: Pua Kumbu project: Commissioned to dye 90 pieces of ‘Pua Kumbu’
  Client: Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation Sarawak Branch.
• 2001: Produced Printed Images of Children’s Drawings on Tea Towels
  Client: St. Faith Kindergarten, Kuching.
• 2001: A Reactive Dye (Cibacron F) Manual for Textile Dyeing
  Output: Produced a reactive dye manual with cotton and silk colour charts.
  Team Members: Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng (Project Leader) & Shazlina Walad
  Client: Perbadanan Kemajuan Kraftangan Malaysia (Sarawak Branch).
• 1999: Textile Designer for Home-furnishing
  Client: Spago II Divano, Kuching, Sarawak
• 1999: A Reactive Dye (Procion Mx) Manual for Textile Dyeing
  Output: Produced a reactive dye manual with cotton and silk colour charts.
  Team Members: Dr. June Ngo Siok Kheng (Project Leader), Fatimah Bolhassan & Shazlina Walad
  Client: The Tun Jugah Foundation, Kuching.

MEMBER OF PANEL OF JUDGES?EXPERT PANEL:
• 2015: Interviewed by CCISUM Chronicle, University Malaya http://www.ccisum.com. January 2015.
• 2014: Member, Panel of Judges for the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 2013 (Fashion category) organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG), Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 15-16 November, 2014.
• 2014: Member, Panel of Experts for Social Science and Humanities, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak - to review application of grant proposals forwarded by UNIMAS researchers in the field of Social Science and Humanities from 5 August 2014- 4 August 2016.
• 2013: Member, Panel of Judges for the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 2013 (Fashion category) organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG), Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 16-17 November, 2013.
• 2012: Member of Experts Panel for the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 2012 organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG), February 2012.
• 2011: Member, Panel of Judges for the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 2011 (Fashion category) organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG), Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 26-27 November, 2011.
• 2011: Member, Panel for Social Science and Humanities, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak - to review application of grant proposals forwarded by UNIMAS researchers in the field of Social Science and Humanities from Jan 2011- Jan 2013.
• 2010: Member, Panel of Judges for the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 201o (Fashion category) organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG), Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 20-21 November, 2010.
• 2010: Member, Experts Panel for the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 2010 organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG).
• 2010: Member of Expert Panel to the Consultant (RSM Strategic Business Advisors) for the Panel Consultation Workshop in relation to Business Strategy, Marketing and Implementation Plan for the Development of the Handicraft Cluster in the East Coast Economic Region 2010.

PANELIST:
• 2015: Smart Villages Conference “New Thinking for Off-Grid Communities Worldwide” - Cultural Acceptability session organised by European Academies Science Advisory Council, Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Center Cambridge and Templeton World Charity Foundation at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 27-29 January 2015.
• 2012: World Textile Symposium “ Enriching Communities Through Innovation’ in conjunction with National Crafts Day Celebration at the National Craft Institute, Rawang organised by the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation and National Craft Institute, 27-28 March 2012.
• 2008: Craft Weaving Session for the Craft Appreciation Program “Internationalizing Craft” (Kraf ke Persada Dunia) in conjunction with National Crafts Day at the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation, Kuala Lumpur, organised by the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation 2008.

SPEAKER/ PUBLIC LECTURE/ DISCUSSANT:
• 2014: Speaker: “Malay Songket of Sarawak” for the Continuing Tourism Related Education (CTRE) at TANOTI House, Kuching, organised by the Sarawak Tourist Guides Association, 24 March 2014.
• 2012: Speaker. “Songtik: A New Malaysian Textile” during the Heritage Fair at JARO Showroom, Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, 14 July 2012.
• 2011: Speaker. “Reviving the Craft of Songket Weaving in Malaysia’ organised by Rotary Club of Kuching, Telang Usan Hotel, 21 November 2011.
• 2011: Speaker. “Improving Lives through Songket Weaving” at the UNSW International Research Workshop and Experimental Design Research Symposium, 5-8 August 2011. Sydney, Australia: University of New South Wales Australia (UNSW).
• 2011: Speaker. “Contemporary Malaysian Songket” at the Royal Weaves Exhibition and Asia House Events ‘Gold Cloths of the Malay World, 2–10 June 2011, Prince’s School of Traditional Arts and Asia House, London.
• 2006: Public Lecture entitled “Beyond the Production of traditional Songket Weaving: Sustainability and Commercial Viability” held at Gallery Petronas, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur (24th May 2006).
• 2016: Discussant - Issue: The Craftpersons Receptivity and Response to Changing Trends and Determining the Incentives in the Retooling Process. Topic: The Textile-Makers of Asia. World Crafts Council Asia Pacific Regional Assembly and Dialogue. Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 2006.

EXHIBITIONS/ CREATIVE WORKS:
• 2013: Ngo, S. K. J collaborated with Ong Wan Fen and Ramtiniwati Ramli. 'Interviewing of Sarawak Textile Heritage'. Exhibition of Creativity, Innovation, Technology and Research in the Arts (E-Citra) - Reflection. 12 December 2012- 12 January 2013. Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts (FACA) Gallery. Organised by FACA, University Malaysia Sarawak.
• 2011: Borneo International Beads Conference 2011 - featured as Textile Designer for the Gala Dinner and Fashion Show held at Sarawak Chamber of the Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching, 8th October 2011.
• 2011: Kaseh Lebaran 2011 Fashion Show, 13 August 2011, the Spring Kuching, organised by Design Technology Department, Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
• 2011: Bicara Sifu: Hasil Karya dari Institusi Pengajian Seni Awam (Artworks from the Public Art Institutions of Higher Education), Gallery Petronas, April – June 2011, exhibition catalogue p. 66. ISBN 978-983-9738-85-8
• 2010: E-CITRA Exhibition, Tuanku Fauziah Gallery, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, organised by Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts 2010.

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