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Contact Info

Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,

94300 Kota Samarahan,

Sarawak, Malaysia.



Phone                :  +6082583816

Faks                   :  +6082583764

Room Location  :   3N, 3rd Floor, Block B.



Hamimah Ujir is currently a lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). In 2003, she received a National Science Fellowship scholarship award from MOSTI and pursued her Master’s degree (by research) in the Faculty of Computer Science and Information System, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor. She was offered a tutor post in FCSIT, UNIMAS in December 2005 and has been promoted to a lecturer post in November 2006. In 2009, MOHE granted her with a PhD Scholarship and she pursued her PhD in the School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Her research interest is in facial expression classification and physical simulation. 


:: 2013 : PhD. University of Birmingham , United Kingdom

:: 2006 :  MSc. (Computer Science) (UTM).


:: 2003 : BSc. In Computer Science (Computer Graphics) (Hons) (UTM).

Current Research Activities

·       3D Facial Expression Classification using a Statistical Model of Surface Normals and a Modular Approach.


Recent Publications

·      :: Ujir, H.,and Spann, M.Facial Expression Recognition using MPEG-4 FAP-based 3D MMM. In: Natal, R and Tavares, J.M., ed. 2013. Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics: Medical Image Processing and Computational Vision. Springer-Verlag. (Due to publish in January, 2013).


:: Ujir, H., and Spann, M. 2011.Facial Expression Recognition using MPEG-4 FAP-based 3D MMM. Third ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (VIPIMAGE), Algarve, Portugal.

:: Juan, S.F. and Ujir, H. (2008), A Preconditioning Technique for Elliptic Problems in Two Dimensions, Seminar Kebangsaan Matematik dan Masyarakat (SKMM08), pg314-320

:: Ujir, H. and Mohamad Hipiny, I.R., (2008), A Heuristic Coordinate Filtering Scheme To Aid Online Indexing of Spatio-Temporal Trajectories, The 2ndAsia International Conference on Modeling & Simulation (AMS2008), 13-15 May, Kuala Lumpur

:: Ujir, H., Jali, N., Tan, Y.W., Huspi, S.H., Syed Fadzir, S.F., Chua, H.L.,(2008), An Automated Oil Palm Literature Text Summarizer Framework, TheFourth IASTED International Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Technology, (ACST2008), 3-5 April, Langkawi.

:: Ujir,H., Mat Yatim, S. and Md Sheriff, N.A., (2006), Control Points Selection and Storage for Random Moving Objects, MSc. Dissertation, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

:: Ujir, H., Mat Yatim, S. and Md. Sheriff, N.A., (2005), Grid File: Indexing in Mobile Object Databases, In Proceedings of UTM Postgraduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS), Johor.

:: Ujir, H., Mat Yatim, S. and Md. Sheriff, N.A., (2004), Issues in Managing Mobile Object Database, In Proceedings of Malaysian Science and Technology Congress (MSTC), Kuala Lumpur.

:: Md Sheriff, N.A, M. Shariff, A.R., Zamri, M.N, Ujir, H. and M. Amin, I.,  The Framework for multi-display virtual
GIS, International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation 2004, 21 –23 September, KL, Malaysia.

:: Zamri, M.N, Md Sheriff, N.A and Ujir, H., (2004), Research Issues in Development of Three-Dimensional Virtual Geographical Information System, In Proceedings of International Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (CGIV), Penang.

:: Ujir, H. and Md Sheriff, N.A, (2003), Physical Simulation in Real-Time 3D Games, In Proceedings of Advanced Technology Congress (ATC), Putrajaya.

:: Ujir, H. and Md Sheriff, N.A, (2002), Physical Simulation in Real-Time 3D Games, In Proceedings of National Computer Graphics and Multimedia Conference (COGRAMM), Malacca.

Consultancy Work

Will be updated soon.

Other Responsibilities

      Member of ICT4RD2006 Committee (Head of Publicity)

      Member of CITA 2007 Committee (Head of Publicity)

Involved in UPIT (Semester 1, 2006-2007)

Involved in Updating Buku Panduan FCSIT for 1st Year Student 2006/2007

PERTEKMA Assistant Advisor (2006-2008)

Postgraduate Advicees for:


Ng Siat Jin  - Simulating a Complete Flapping Movement of a Bird in a Flight

Tian Shih Min - Simulating Yacht's Sailcloth Behaviour Under Wind Pressure

Kiing Sie Kai - Collision Detection Simulator for Two Simple Objects

Norayu Talib -UNIMAS Clinic Patient Information System


·        :: National Science Fellowship from Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)



Hamimah Ujir