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Contact Info

Deputy Dean (Postgraduate & Research)


Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,

94300 Kota Samarahan,

Sarawak, Malaysia.



Phone                :  +60825833775

Fax                     :  +6082583764

Room Location  :   Admin Office, 3rd Floor, Block A.



Edwin Mit is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, UNIMAS. He also a research fellow at the Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations (ISITI). He received his Ph.D. in Software Engineering from University of Salford, UK, specialize in formal-object integration. His current research interests include natural language semantics, formal-object software engineering and modelling.


·         :: PhD in Software Engineering, University of Salford, UK, 2008.

:: MSc (Dist) in Software Engineering, University of Bradford, UK, 1998

:: BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, UKM, Malaysia 1994

Current Research Activities

·         :: Using Fuzzy Logic to MOdel the Abstract Values of Beliefs to the Consequences. Funding FRGS (Leader), 2012-2014


:: Integration of Cultural and Event in Remote Community Genealogy Software, Funding SGS UNIMAS, (leader) Jul 2011- on-going.

:: Methodologies for Translation into Minority Languages: English-Iban, Funding: eScience Fund, (member) 2007-2009, - completed

:: Providing Equal Access to ICTs for Remote Communities: eBario National Roll-out, Funding: DAGs-MOSTI (member) 2007 - 2010 - completed

:: Computerised Automative Technology Reconfiguration System for Mass Customization (CATER) Funding : FP6-2005-IST-5, European Union,(member) 2006-2009, - completed

:: Manufacturing Industry Information and Command Infrastructure (MIICI). Funded by IRPA, (member) 1998-2002, completed.

:: Developing VDM++ Operations from UML Diagrams. (leader) 2002- 2008, completed

:: The Effect of Computer Assisted Format in Facilitating Problem Solving Skill, Funded by Unimas Short Term Grant , (leader) 2000-2002 completed

:: Transforming Spatial Objects From Relational To Object Oriented Data Models. Funded by UNIMAS Short Term Grant. (member) 2000 – 2002 -completed.

:: A Pilot Study on Developing a GIS Based Oil Palm Plantation Management System for KTS Holding Sdn Bhd - Phase 1 (member) 1999-2001, - Completed

Recent Publications

·         :: A.R. Mat, M.A. Khairuddin, A.B. Masli, M.N. Jambli & E.Mit. (2012). Applying SOFL to Construct Requirements Specification for Examination Monitoring System. In a proceeding of 2012 3rd IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science (ICSESS2012), IEEE Press


:: Edwin Mit,  Noor Hazlini and Muhd Asyraf, Evaluation of Genealogy Software for Remote Communities  IEEE Conference On Open Systems (ICOS’12), 21-24 Oct 2012

:: Edwin Mit, Cheah Wai Shiang, Azman Bujang Mazli, Fuzzy Logic Approach for Modelling Belief-Consequence Framework, Proceedings of the 6th Malaysian Software Engineering Conference 2012 (MySEC’12), Puri Pujangga, UKM, 4-5 Dec 2012.

:: WaiShiang C., Mit E., Bujang A. (2011), Evaluating complexity of Task Knowledge Patterns, International Journal of New Computer Architectures and their Applications (IJNCAA), 2011.

:: Mit E., WaiShiang C., Asyraf M., Hazlini N., Integrate Cultures and Beliefs into Genealogy for Remote communities in Borneo,  accepted at 2nd International Conference on User Science and Enginering (I-USEr 2011), 29 Nov- 02 Dec 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

:: Lee Wei Jan, Edwin Mit, Word Sense Disambiguation By Using Domain Knowledge,  International Conference on Semantic Technology and Information Retrieval (STAIR’11) 28th to 29th June 2011, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

:: Cheah Wai Shiang, Edwin Mit,  Reusability Assessment of Task Knowledge Patterns through Metrics , The 2nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Computer System, (ICSECS 2011)  27-29 Jun 2011, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Malaysia.

:: Wei Jan Lee and Edwin Mit, Adopting Domain Knowledge to Enhance Lexical Chain for Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation, Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Software Technology and Engineering (ICSTE) 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-14 Aug 2011, ASME Press, ISBN-13: 978-0-7918-5979-7.

:: Kian Kok Cheung, Edwin Mit, Chong Eng Tan, Web Issues, Limitations and Overview for People with Vision Disability, 3rd International Conference on Science & technology, 16-17 Dec 2010, The Gurney Resort Hotel and Residences, Penang, Malaysia.

:: Kian Kok Cheung, Edwin Mit, Chong Eng Tan, Framework for New Generation Web Form and Form Filling for Blind User, International Conference on Computer Application & Industrial Electronics (ICCAIE 2010), 5-7 Dec 2010, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

:: S.F.S Juan, S.K. Jali, E. Mit, J. Phoa, Measuring the Perfomance of ‘Train the Trainer Programme: A Case Study in Long Lamai, Sarawak, Malaysia, 3rd International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2010), 15-17 Nov 2010 Maldrid, Spain.

:: E.Mit, S.F.S Juan, S.K. Jali, Performance Study of the Training the Trainers Programme, 5thSeminar Economic and Information Technology (SEiT 2010), 22-25 Nov 2010, Hatyai Paradise Hotel & Resort, Thailand

:: Alvin W. Yeo, Edwin Mit, Po-Chan Chiu, Jane Labadin, Ping-Ping Tan, Pembentang, Cultural Modelling of Remote Communities, 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2010 (AHFE 2010), 17-20 Jul 2010, Miami, Florida.

:: Lee Wei Jan and Edwin Mit, An Enhancement on the Current Proposed Algorithms in Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD), 3rd FCSIT ICT Postgraduate Colloquium 2010, 12-13 May 2010, Seminar Room 1, CTF1, UNIMAS.

:: Chia Yong Seng Jan and Edwin Mit, Iban Parser with Rule Based Grammar, 3rd FCSIT ICT Postgraduate Colloquium 2010, 12-13 May 2010, Seminar Room 1, CTF1, UNIMAS.

:: Kian Kok Cheung, Edwin Mit, Chong Eng Tan, Web Form for Blind by using Xfroms, 3rdFCSIT ICT Postgraduate Colloquium 2010, 12-13 May 2010, Seminar Room 1, CTF1, UNIMAS.

:: Alvin Yeo, Suhaila Saee Edwin Mit, Sarah Flora, Suriati Khartini, Ting Su Hie, and Jennifer Wilfred,Preservation of Sarawak Ethnic languages: The Sarawak Language Technology (SaLT) Initiative, The 13th Annual Internationalisation and Localisation Conference, Marino Institute of Education, Dublin, Ireland, 02-03 October 2008.

:: Ngu, B. H., Mit., E., Shahbodin, F., & Tuovinen, J. E. (2009). Chemistry problem solving instruction: A comparison of three computer-based format for learning from hierarchical network problem representation. Journal of Instructional Science, Springer Netherlands, 23 Sep 2008,,37:21-42.

:: Suhaila, S., Edwin M., Yeo, A.W. 2008. Development of Iban Corpus: Methodology Employed and Challenges Faced. BRC 9th Biennial International Conference 2008. Kota Kinabalu, 29-31st July 08.

:: Edwin MitDeveloping VDM++ Operations from UML Diagrams, PhD Thesis, University of Salford, UK, 2008.

:: Edwin Mit, Farid Meziane & Wee Bui Lin, UML Dynamic Model Checker, 3rd Malaysian Software Engineering Conference(MySEC'07), Palace Beach & Spa (MINES), Selangor, Malaysia, 3-4 Dec 2007.

:: Wee Bui Lin & Edwin Mit, Software Measurement Analysis through the Survey Approach, 3rd Malaysian Software Engineering Conference(MySEC'07), Palace Beach & Spa (MINES), Selangor, Malaysia, 3-4 Dec 2007.

:: Edwin Mit and F. Meziane, Generating the Body of Operation of VDM++ from the  UML Specifications,  Informatics Research Institute Workshop (IRIS’05), University of Salford, 6-7 Jun 2005.

:: Edwin Mit and F. Meziane, Rules for Generating VDM++ from UML Models, Proceedings of the International Computer System and Information technology Conference (ICSIT’05), Algiers, Algeria, 19-22 Jul 2005.

:: Edwin Mit, Translating Object to Formal Model, Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC 2003), University of Salford, 24-25 Jun 2003.

:: Rosziati Ibrahim, Edwin Mit, Chiew Ling King, “Electronic Manufacturing Industrial Tool (EMIT)”,Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Ergonomics (NEC 2002), Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, June 12-13, 2002.

:: Rosziati Ibrahim, Edwin Mit, Chiew Ling King, “Object-Oriented Software Development Electronic Manufacturing Industrial Tool”, submitted to National Journal of Computer Science, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.

:: Edwin Mit, Software Performance Engineering, MSc Dissertation, University of Bradford,UK, 1998. 


Consultancy Work


:: Pre-Development Study of Plantation Area For Pertubuhan Peladang Negeri Sarawak using GIS, 2009

:: Centre Road Maintenance Information System (CRMIS) using GPS and Mobile Technology, 2007, 

:: Provision of Consultancy Service for the Assessment on the Impact of Universal Service Provision (USP), Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission (MCMC), 2007.

:: Board of Studies, Telecom Training College, KL for their Diploma in Multimedia (Business and Computing) and Diploma in Multimedia Technology programs, 1999-2002.


Other Responsibilities

:: Head, Computing and Software Engineering Department, FCSIT, UNIMAS, Feb 2007 - Jan 2013

:: Member, Internal Committee Faculty of Comp. Sc and IT (FCSIT), 2007- present

:: Chairman, Young ICT Researchers Colloquium 2010, 12-13 Mei 2010, FCSIT, UNIMAS

:: Member, Jawatankuasa Audit Pemilih Majlis Perwakilan Pelajar (MPP), UNIMAS, 2010

:: Coordinator, Institutional Program Management Office (iPMO), FCSIT, 2009-2010

:: Memangku Tugas Timbalan Dekan (Pascasiwazah & Penyelidikan), Aug – Oct 2009

:: Trainer, Infosys Foundation Programme, 23-24 Dec 2009.

:: Chairman, International Workshop on Formal Methods (FM'08), FCSIT, UNIMAS, 15-16 May 2008

:: Head, Software Engineering Program (1998-2002)

:: Member, UNIMAS Education Promotions (JKPPU)

:: Organising committee/reviewer CITA'99, eRural Symposium 2000, CITA 01, NLDB'04 (UK), CITA'07, CITA'09' CITA'11.

:: Reviewer - IIT'07 (Dubai), ITSim’10 (KL), MySEC'11(KL), IVIC'11(Bangi)

Master in Computer Science (Research)

:: Lee Wei Jian, Word Sense Disambiguation, (2009- on going)

:: Cheung Kian Kok,  Form Filling Framework for Blind User, (2009-on going)

:: Beatrice Chin, (co-sp), Methodologies for English Iban Translation, (2010- on going)

:: Wang Hui Hui, (co-sp), Spatial Similarity for Color Based Image Retrieval System, 2003,  completed.

Master in Advanced Information Technology (MAIT) - Project

:: Anding Nyuak, Generate a Complete Formal VDM++ from UML models, 2010, completed.

:: Chia Yong Seng, Iban Language Parser With Rule Based Grammar, 2010, completed.

:: Allen Lo, Generation of UML Class Diagram from Natural Language, (2010 – on going)

:: Noorafini bt. Abdul Wahab, Object-Oriented Patterns in ERP Manufacturing Process, ( 2010 – on going)


:: Silver Award, R&D Expo ( ITEX’10), English-Iban Machine Translation , KLCC, 14-16 May 2010.

:: Excellence Service Award, UNIMAS 2009.


Edwin Mit